NICHOLS, Kate. Greece And Rome At The Crystal Palace. Classical Sculpture and Modern Britain, 1854-1936.
Oxford University Press, 2015.
8vo. Black cloth, photo-illustrated dust jacket; pp. xiii, , 305, , illustrated in b/w.The marble halls of the British Museum might seem the natural habitat for classical sculpture…
FARQUHAR, Francis P. The Books of the Colorado River and the Grand Canyon. A Selective Bibliography.
Los Angeles, [designed and printed by Ward Ritchie] for Glen Dawson, 1953.
8vo. Original red cloth with printed label pasted around spine; pp. xii , 76; binding a little dusty, light browning to endpapers.Book number XII in the Early California Travel Series, this…
'The best critical edition of the classic account of El Dorado'
RALEIGH, Sir Walter. The Discoverie of the Large and Bewtiful Empire of Guiana by Sir Walter Ralegh. Edited from the Original Text, with Introduction, Notes and Appendices of Hitherto Unpublished Documents by V.T. Harlow.
London, Argonaut Press, 1928.
4to. Original vellum-backed brown buckram, Raleigh's arms in gilt on upper board, spine lettered in gilt, silk marker, uncut and unopened; pp. cvi, 182, ; engraved portrait frontispiece…
NAVAL INTELLIGENCE DIVISION. China Proper.
[Various printers for H.M. Stationery Office], July 1944 - [vol. III July 1945].
8vo, three volumes. Original green cloth, spines and front covers lettered in gilt; pp. xvi, 542; vii, 370; xiv, 653, highly illustrated with plates, maps (one large and folding, in rear…
RICH, Claudius James. Narrative of a Residence in Koordistan, And On The Site Of Ancient Nineveh; With Journal Of A Voyage down the Tigris to Bagdad and an Account of a Visit to Shirauz and Persepolis.
London, James Duncan, 1836.
Two volumes, 8vo. Modern maroon half-morocco over margled boards, spine with raised bands and lettered in gilt; pp. xxxiii, 398; viii, 410, two folding maps one plan and 10 lithographic…
[BIBLE - N.T., Greek]. THΣ KAINHΣ ΔΙΑΘΗΚΗΣ ΑΠΑΝΤΑ. Novum Jesu Christi Domini Nostri Testamentum. Ex Regiis aliisque optimis editionibus cum cura expressum.
Sedan, Ex Typographia & Typis Novissimis Joannis Jannoni, 1628
[colophon dated 1629].
32mo in eights (80 x 45 mm). Early 19th-century full crushed morocco by J. Levett of Cambridge (bookseller's label inside front cover, ornamented in gilt, inner dentelles gilt, all edges…
Inscribed by Nehru to a great US broadcaster.
NEHRU, Jawaharlal. The Discovery of India.
Calcutta: Signet Press. 1948.
8vo. Original black cloth-backed decorative paper covered-boards and wrapper, designed by Satyajit Ray; pp. xvi + 497; wrapper chipped with some loss to top of spine, otherwise very good…
The author's final text
MAXWELL, James Clerk. A Treatise on Electricity and Magnetism, edited by W.D. Niven.
Oxford: The Clarendon Press, 1881.
8vo, 2 volumes. Original olive cloth, boards with blind-ruled borders, spines lettered and decorated in gilt; pp. I: xxi, , 464; II: xxiii, , 456, 36 (publisher's catalogue dated March…