A Selection of our Most Interesting Items
Classic of oncology
HODGKIN, Thomas. On some morbid appearances of the absorbent glands and spleen.
Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, Green and Longman. 1832.
8vo. Twentieth century half brown morocco, gilt rules to sides, spine with gilt raised bands, centre tools and contrasting red and green morocco labels with gilt lettering to second and…
TYPOGRAPHY. Matrix. A Review for Printers and Bibliophiles. Vols 1 - 26 (with index to Vols 1- 21).
Whittington Press. 1981 - 2006.
4to., 27 volumes, original harlequin wrappers. Profusely illustrated. A near fine run.First editions, issues 1 to 26 with Index to Vols 1 - 21, limited to between 350 and 760 copies…
GERSHWIN, George. Of Thee I Sing. A Musical Play by George S. Kaufman and Morrie Ryskind. Lyrics by Ira Gershwin. With a Foreword by George Jean Nathan.
New York. Alfred A. Knopf. 1933.
8vo., original cloth backed paper covered boards. Illustrated by Donald Mckay. Chip to paper on upper boards, a little rubbing to edges, a little occasional spotting, otherwise a very good…
WEINMANN, Johann Wilhelm. Aloe socoterina vera, pl.44.
Original hand-coloured and partly colour-printed mezzotint engraving for 'Phytanthoza Iconographia', 1736-48. 325 x 210 mm.
~p~WeinmannÕs most recognized work, the Florilegium Phytanthoza Iconographia was completed between 1737 and 1745. This impressive undertaking consisted of eight volumes with in excess of 1000 hand-coloured engravings depicting an enormous array of plants and flowers. We are pleased to offer a selection of prints from this significant mid-18th century botanical tome.~p~
jesuits and the blue nile
BARROS, Tom‡s de. Copia de una carta que escrivio el Padre Tomas de Barros de la Compa–ia de Jesus en junio de 622. al Padre General, en que declara lo que los de la Compa–ia hizieron en el imperio de Etiopia, en el dicho a–o de 622.
[?Madrid: s.n., c. 1622.]
Folio (295 x 202mm). Late 19th-century calf-backed grey boards by Lloyd, London, spine lettered in gilt; ff. -14; woodcut initial; extremities a little rubbed and bumped, short cracks…