Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 1948. Octavo; pp 297; G-/no-DJ; dark green spine with gilt text; cloth shows slight shelf wear to exterior; rubbed corners; text block shows light toning to exterior edges; interior clean; remainder mark to tail edge exterior; ex-library with pouch to ffep, as is; previous owner's name to front pastedown and exterior edges; slightly cocked spine; cracking to rear gutter; illustrated.
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Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1981. Octavo; VG-/G+; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, black with white print; DJ has slight edgewear, price-clipped, else clean and bright; Boards in black cloth with gold print, slightly cocked spine, else clean and strong; Text block has library stamp on half-title page, else clean and tight; x, 141 pages, frontispiece, illustrated (b&w plates).
Washington, DC: National Academy of Sciences- National Research Council, 1963. Octavo: VG/no-DJ: White spine with gold text: Boards are strong with light shelfwear, some mild soiling, some bumping at head of spine, previous owner's name in gilded text on bottom corner of front, front pastedown has address sticker from previous owner: textblock is speckled by the publisher to exterior, pages free of markings, folds or tears: 296 pp.
Cambridge, New York, Melbourne: Cambridge University Press, 1999. Second Edition. Octavo; pp 445; VG-; dark blue spine with white text; no jacket; cloth has very light wear to exterior; slightly splayed boards; text block has only light shelf wear to exterior edges; ex-library with some markings inside; illustrated;.
Torino: Ermanno Loescher, 1883. First Edition. 8vo, 12 pages; G; yellow cover with black print, ink notation upper right corner, smudging, slight stains, front cover chipped on lower edge, slight tears at top and bottom of spine edge, bumped corners with some folded corners on final pages and back cover; mild smudging on title page and top right edge of some pages, slight bump to right edge of pages, some spotting on pages, clean text; text in Italian; "Estr. dagli Atti della R. Accademia delle Scienze di Torino, Vol. XVIII, Adunanza del 10 Giugno 1883."
New York: Modern Age Books, 1941. First Edition presumed. Hardcover Crown Octavo; VG-/VG; DJ shows notable shelf ware, open tears on corners, edges and head of spine, age toned with rubbing on all sides, price clipped on front inside slip; Text block age toned but clean, text and illustration legible and clear; pp 305.
London: C. Hitch and L. Hawes, J. Rivington and J. Fletcher, etc. 1757. Second Edition. Octavos, 2 volumes; VG; bound in contemporary speckled calf, gilt rule to boards, gilt to paneled spines, labels worn off; wear to hinges, chipping to head of spines; with folding frontispiece portrait in volume 1; early name on ffep of both volumes; the first edition was published earlier the same year in one volume; shelved case 10.
Hillsdale, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, Publishers, 1986. First. Octavo: VG/no-DJ: Tan spine with red text: Boards are strong with some mild dust stains and smudges, bumping at the corners, minimal shelfwear: Textblock is clean and free of markings, folds and tears, ex libris, front free page has pocketed book plate from previous owner: First edition: 312 pp.
London: Elliot and Kay and C. Elliot, 1789. Revised Second Edition [First English Language Edition]. Octavo, 500 pages, VG; three-quarter-bound in brown leather, marbled boards, paneled spine with burgundy label, gilt lettering, other compartments with blind-stamped diamond design; mild shelfwear to boards, mild waving/age-toning to text-block; mild age-toning/foxing to leaves, lettering somewhat affected and faded yet legible, occasional ink blotting to lettering, occasional marginalia in ink, last leaf [i.e., pp. 499-500] separated from text-block; collation complete, gathered in 30 quires of 8 leaves, accidental omission of "the" to first line of p. 89; additional essays by various authors to this edition from p. 382 to end of volume; shelved Case 9.
Augsburg, Bavaria, Germany: Joseph Wolffischen, 1783. folio, 750pp., 24pp. index, 136pp.; VG; bound in brown leather, paneled spine with no lettering; front board decorated with metal in the four corners, diamond in the center; remnants of two clasps present, two metal hooks on fore edge of front board, two torn leather strips bound into rear board; moderate rubbing to boards; newer endpapers; title page has had a strip of paper approximately 1.25 inches (3.5cm.) high torn off of the bottom, primarily including the entirety of the publication information. It has been repaired with the backing of another sheet on that portion. There is a small tear in the middle of the page that is backed by a piece of paper on the verso, and so barely impacts the legibility of the words; complete collation: endpaper, title page, 2pp. table of contents, 4pp., 750pp., 24pp. index, title page, 6pp., 136pp.; separate title page with separate pagination; page 110 misprinted as 100, 160 as 142, 217 as 21, 271 as 217, 523 as 532, 524 as 534, 554 as 454, 732 as 571, only the page number impacted; small repairs on pages 165/166, 571/572, 633/634, 649/650, 687/688, 701/702, 705/706, 719/720, 1/2; illustrated pages beginning parts two and three on pages 165 and 567. The pagination between pages 566-571 appear to be missing a page, as is usual with this edition; ffep partially detached; profusely illustrated with over 800 black and white woodcut illustrations, including genre scenes, individual plants and animals, and distilling apparatus; Adam Lonicer was a German botanist who studied at Marburg and the University of Mainz, obtaining his Magister degree at sixteen years of age. After becoming a Doctor of Medicine in 1554, he became the town physician in Frankfurt am Main. His true interest though was herbs and the study of botany. His first important work on herbs, the Kräuterbuch, was published in 1557, with a large part dealing with distillation. He married Magdalena Egenolff, the daughter of Christian Egenolff, his Frankfurt publisher and a printer who specialized in herbals. The work that made his name famous is this popular herbal, the Kräuterbuch. Lonicer provides us with one of the early descriptions of local flora as well as being one of the first to differentiate deciduous trees from conifers. shelved case 4.
Florida: The University of Miami Press, 1962. Octavo; VG-/No-DJ; Spine is light blue with gold text; Boards have general edge wear, light rubbing and bumping to edges and corners, joints are strong, hinges intact, some scratches and marks, design is clear; Text block has general signs of handling, age-toning, content is clear; pp 241.
Washington: Smithsonian Institution Libraries and The National Science Foundation, 1989. Octavo; pp 248; VG/G; green/ivory spine with ivory and black text; dust jacket shows modest wear to exterior; several chips to edges; lightly toned flaps; mylar wraps; cloth lightly sun faded; strong boards; text block shows light wear to exterior edges; interior clean; illustrated;.
Philadelphia: Lea & Blanchard, 1848. First American Edition. Octavo, x, , 388 pages,  ads; G; bound in publisher's dark brown blind-stamped cloth, gilt lettering to spine; chips missing to head and tail of spine; moderate wear and rubbing to boards; previous owners small sticker to front pastedown; name written in ink on title page; mild foxing throughout; binding shaken; water stain to upper fore corner of first few pages, including title page; original title "Lezioni sui fenomeni fisico-chimici dei corpi viventi" Carlo Matteucci (1811-1868) was an Italian physicist and neurophysiologist who was a pioneer in the study of bioelectricity.
Norman, OK: University of Oklahoma Press, 1987. First Edition. Qto. VG/ - no DJ. tall basic gray cloth HB, with imprinted black segment, accented with pewter decorative bands bordering and between tiny centered pewter tilting. fep has ink name of prior owner. lightly skimmed textblock with figures and tables numbered within the series of chapters. lightly foxed head-edge and minimal spotting to tail edge.310 pp. ISBN# 0806120738.
Cambridge: Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 1982. Octavo; G+/G-; Hardcover with DJ; Spine, green and tan with white print; DJ has taped tears along top and bottom edges, one open tear at bottom of rear edge, slight spotting, shelfwear; Boards in brown cloth with gold print, slight wear to spine caps, spotting; Text block has spotting on edges, otherwise clean and tight; ix, 974 pages.
Baltimore: The Williams & Wilkins Company, 1974. Octavo; Reprinted 1974; G/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, green with gold print; Boards in green cloth with gold print, mild wear to corners and spine caps, light shelfwear; Text block clean and tight but for few dog-eared pages; xii, 756 pages, illustrated (b&w).
New York: McGraw-Hill Book Company, 1967. First American Edition. Octavo, 252 pages; VG/VG; spine is black with white lettering; dust jacket is in a mylar covering, has price uncut '$5.95', has minor creasing at the top and bottom of the spine; binding has minimal shelf wear; pages have minor dust build up along the top edge; signed by the author on the title page; shelved case 10.
Addis Ababa University Press, 1995. first. Octavo in white soft covers with black letters and colored photograph; VG; moderate soiling on covers; binding strong; previous owner's inscription on ffep; paper clean; text block in typed print; copies of colored photographs; glossary at the end; pp. 284; shelved in room 12.
Moscow, Russia: Peace Publishers, 1991. Translated from the original German, Russian Language Edition. 8vo. VG/ - no DJ. glossy ivory HC spine has green title lettering. with decorative botanical gray silhouettes on off white front and rear board, with enlarged green overlay titling upon the cover. textblock is illustrated with many color figures. no marks or writing the edges are a touch age-toned. as is. 264 pp. TEXT IN RUSSIAN LANGUAGE.
Newton, Massachusetts: Allyn and Bacon, Inc., 1984. First Printing. Qto. VG-/ - no DJ. skinny wraps spine chafed alongside left, right and head, tail. edgewear along softcover edges, few impressions, tiny cuts and few wrinkles to covers. front cover has red embryonic image centered below gray / ivory title and gray authors. each numbered table and figure with b/w images and marked details. no writing, ivory sheets clear. includes appendix, references and glossary. complete in 151 pp. ISBN# 0205080995.
Cambridge, UK; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2001. First edition. Octavo; VG-/no-DJ paperback; Red and white spine with black text; Some rubbing and scuffing of covers, corners upturned, binding strong; Bottom fore edge of textblock has overstock marking, textblock clean, pages crisp; pp 404.
Columbus: The Educators' Press, 1939. Octavo; G/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, green with gold print; Boards in green cloth with gold print, worn and fraying outside corners, worn spine caps, shelfwear; Textblock has stains to edges, tear at bottom of front flyleaf, tear at front hinge, clean text; Inscribed in ink by author on front endpapers; viii, 288 pages, illustrated.
Essex, UK: Longman Group Limited, 1994. Sixth Edition. Large Octavo; pp 932; G/G-; black spine with white text; dust jacket has moderate wear to exterior; minor chips to edges; previous bookshop's sticker to rear; cloth shows some soiling to exterior; moderate wear to edges; strong boards; text block shows slight wear to exterior edges; interior clean; frontispiece; profusely illustrated.
New York: Scribner, Armstrong, & Co., 1873. New Edition. Large Octavo, 818 pages; VG; 3/4 bound in brown calf, marbled boards, spine paneled with a green and a burgundy label, gilt lettering, gilt tooling to other panels; gilt text block; marbled endpapers; mild rubbing and wear to boards; bookplate to front pastedown; illustrated with 343 engravings on wood and a color frontispiece;very mild foxing to interior; small name-stamp to front cover, sfep; shelved case 10.
New York and London: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1889. Small Octavo; G/no-DJ; pp 143; dark green spine with gilt lettering; cloth has moderate staining to front, minor wear to edge; text block shows slight age toning to exterior edges, some foxing to first few pages, stamped writing to title page; interior clean.
New York: Simon & Schuster, 1989. Limited Edition (1106/5000). Octavo, 432 pages; VG; bound in full blue leather, spine has gilt lettering, front cover has profuse gilt tooling; binding has minimal wear; pages have gilt ledges, have minimal scratch marks; contains a silk ribbon; Signed by Ronald Reagan on the limitation page, JH Consignment; shelved Easton Special Collection.
New York, NY: W.W. Norton & Company, 1987. First American Edition. small 8vo. VG/VG-. red glossy DJ spine with white uppercase bold title between smaller white author and publisher. superficial rubbing and wear, minimal edgewear. price-clipped front inner flap. small black clothbound HB, stamped silver titling. small sheets, toning lightly frames textblock marfinal area. 271 pp. ISBN# 0393024768.
California: University of California Press, 1962. Second Edition. Octavo; VG+/No-DJ; magenta spine w/ grey text; cloth boards, tight binding; some rubbing & wear to corners & edges. spine color lightly faded, light soiling to pastedowns; textblock has scattered foxing on edges; free end papers age toned, previous owner's ink stamp on front free end, library card holder on back free end; otherwise text is very clean & clear, includes illustrations; pp. 538.
New York: International University Press, 1983. First edition. Thin octavo. Good in good dust jacket. Tan spine with brown lettering. Slight shelf-wear to headband of DJ spine. Some shelf-wear to DJ panels including a small closed tear near the top of the rear panel at the exterior hinge. Shelf-wear to top inch of book spine. Binding intact. Text block edges clean. Text of pages clean and free of markings. 194pp.
New York, NY: Macmillan Publishing Co., Inc., 1979. US Printing. Qto. VG/VG-. dark green DJ spine, with ivory and light yellow characters, medium sized titling aligned between heavily abraded DJ spine tip and tail. chafed and worn, scuffed in a few patches and along the fore-edge folds. dark orange clothbound HB with small green stamped titling between gently pushed in ends. upper right corner has stamped green titling. textblock is a plain ivory, contents include many tables and figures throughout the neat textblock interior. foxing heavy to head, less so to fore-edge and tail. 634 pp. ISBN# 0024031801.