Cambridge: Riverside Press, 1914. First Edition. Quarto; Poor+/no-DJ; softcover; brown spine; covers have extensive edgewear, chipping and tears along edges, significant rubbing on fore corners, spine nearly detached from text block; text block age toned, damp staining throughout, minor foxing toward front and rear, minor soiling on half-title page; First Edition; BB Consignment; 96pp.
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London: T. Bensley, 1804. First Edition. Octavo; Fair-/no-DJ; hardcover; brown spine, no text; boards weak and deteriorating, significant shelfwear and edgewear, chipping along front fore edge, bumping along all edges, rubbing and bumping on fore corners, rubbing on spine edges, small closed tears on spine head edge, bumping on spine tail edge, light damp staining on exterior, pen mark on front exterior, ex-libris plate on front interior, browning and foxing in interior, damp staining in rear interior, pencil marks on front interior and rear end paper; text block taped to blinding, age toned, light foxing and soiling throughout, pages uneven, text transfer throughout; inserts included; First Edition; AD Consignments; xiv, 430pp.
Lugd[uni Batavorum]: Sumpt. Io. Ant. Huguetan & Soc, 1678. Second Edition. Octavo. Original vellum; leather spine label. Illustrated title page and numerous plates (some folding). Vellum discolored and soiled; rubbed at extremities. Interior age-toned. Binding slightly shaken. Bookplate on front pastedown. Previous owners' signatures on endpapers. Small piece missing from top right corner of title page. Good solid copy. Regnier de Graaf was a Dutch physician and anatomist who made key discoveries in reproductive biology. He described ovarian follicles and female ejaculation. Text in Latin. IR Consignment. Shelved in Case 3.
Lübeck: L. Jauchen, 1642. First Edition. 8vo., 670 pages, ; VG; newly rebacked, previous spine and boards preserved; cracked brown leather spine, black label with gilt lettering; paper boards, gilt seal embossed on front cover; moderate wear to boards; illustrated title page; second front endpaper has a full-page handwritten biography of Paul Fleming in German; possible ex-library, with stamp on recto of title page for Biblioth. Regia. Berolinensi.; small green stamp on recto of title page and on last page, reading "Friedr Wilh. / Pfeiffer / Breslau"; Richard Friedrich Johannes Pfeiffer (1858-1945) was a German physician and bacteriologist, known for his many fundamental discoveries in immunology and bacteriology. Among them, he discovered bacteriolysis and it went on to be known as the Pfeiffer Phenomenon. Later in life he held the chair of hygiene in Breslau from 1909-1925, when he retired.; Fleming's Teutsche Poemata (Poems in German), was published posthumously in 1642, and was later renamed Geistliche und weltliche Gedichte (Spiritual and Secular Poems); NA consignment; shelved case 0.
London: John Murray, 1871. First Edition, First Issue. Octavo, viii, 423 pages, 16 pages ads; VG; bound in publisher's green cloth, spine with gilt lettering; recased with previous boards and spine intact, front and rear gutters have signs of repair; fore edge of ffep through page viii brittle and slightly chipped; wear to corners; bookplate of William Beebe on front pastedown; First issue, with the first word on page 297 being "transmitted."; AD consignment; shelved case 3.
c. mid 19th century. Oblong Folio, 21" x 12"; VG; bound in full red leather with gilt and black embossed tooling; gilt turn-ins and text block, silk endpapers; contains 16 pages of original watercolors of various insects, butterflies, moths, and plants. The first page is detached from the binding; 15 of the 16 pages are signed “Fanny [S or G] Maitland” There are two pages with dates noted, “Ap 26” and “May 3”, but no year recorded. Both of the dated sheets have pencil notations for insect dimensions and the location “Sarzana” [presumably Italy].; LS consignment; shelved above mythology.