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JAUZE, Francois. Cours théorique et pratique de…

From the library of King Louis Philippe I, Duc d’Orleans, with his arms in gilt on the covers

JAUZE, Francois. Cours théorique et pratique de maréchallerie vétérinaire, a l'usage des écoles vétérinaires, des maréchaux, des corps de cavalerie, des écuyers, de maîtres de poste, des cultivateurs, et de toutes les personnes qui ont des animaux susceptibles d'être ferrés.

À Paris, Chez Béchet, Libraire Éditeur, & l'Auteur. 1818.


4to., finely bound by P Devillers (signed in gilt at foot of spine) for King Louis Philippe I in full red morocco, boards with panels and borders in gilt and blind with gilt central armorial…

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OTTAVIANI, Giovanni [after Raphael]. Pillaster…

OTTAVIANI, Giovanni [after Raphael]. Pillaster no.II.

An original engraving from the first edition of "Delle Logge di Raffaelle nel Vaticano" by Giovanni Volpato after Raphael's famous decorations in the Vatican, Rome. Published between 1772-1777. 1020 x 390 mm.


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SMITH, John. The True Travels, Adventures and…

SMITH, John. The True Travels, Adventures and Observations of Captaine John Smith, in Europe, Asia, Africke, and America: Beginning About the Yeere 1593, and Continued to This Present 1629 ... From the London Edition of 1629.

Richmond, Republished at the Franklin Press, William W, Gray, Printer, 1819.


Two volumes in 8vo. Entirely uncut in the original publisher's paste paper-backed boards with printed labels on spines; housed in American mid-century half-calf slipcases with chemises…

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HODGKIN, Thomas. On some morbid appearances of the…

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…

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NICOLL, Gordon (1888-1959).NICOLL, Gordon…

NICOLL, Gordon (1888-1959).NICOLL, Gordon (1888-1959). Cabin to Canada by White Star - SS Laurentic.

Original lithograph with colour, linen backed, as published by White Star, printed in U.K, c.1930. 1000 x 630 mm.

Gordon Nicoll (1888-1959) was a painter, born in London. He studied initially in Southhampton, then at Hornsey School of Art


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DONI, Giovanni Battista. De restituenda…

DONI, Giovanni Battista. De restituenda salubritate Agri Romani, opus posthumum, Vrbano octauo pont. max. iampridem ab autore inscriptum, nunc vero? ab eius filijs dicatum eminentiss. S.R.E. cardinalibus, et illustrissimo, ... Praenestes principi, Ereti duci, &c. Barberinis.

Florence, Ex Typographia sub signo Stellae, 1667.


Small folio. Contemporary Italian flexible vellum, spine lettered in gilt; pp. [xxiv], 192, woodcut initials, one page with woodcuts, one with a full-page plan, folding table, large…

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POTTER, Beatrix (author and illustrator). The Tale…

POTTER, Beatrix (author and illustrator). The Tale of Squirrel Nutkin.

London; Frederick Warne And Co. 1903.


12mo. Original slate grey boards lettered in white with onlaid pictorial roundel to upper cover, pictorial endpapers, protected by original printed glassine dustwrapper; pp. [vii], 8-84…

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