Picture Book 9 | Melbourne Rare Book Fair 2019
To coincide with the Melbourne Rare Book Fair we are pleased to announce the latest in our series of Picture Book catalogues. It contains many treasures:
- the extremely rare second impression of Tolkien's 'The Hobbit' (1937, with the dustwrapper), the first edition of J.M. Barrie's 'Peter and Wendy' (1911, with the dustwrapper), and P.G. Wodehouse's 'Mike' (1919, also with the dustwrapper!);
- autograph material from Hector Berlioz, Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin, Sir Robert Torrens and Sir Douglas Mawson;
- numerous important photographs, including an Antarctic masthead panorama by Frank Hurley, an early experimental image from a negative produced by exposure to radioactivity, and portraits (many with signatures) of the founders of Darwin;
- accounts of voyages by Magra, Bligh, MacGillivray and Flinders (the rare large-paper issue, a gift from the explorer's only child, with the elephant folio atlas);
- accounts of inland expeditions by Hume, Blaxland, Carron, Jardine, Leichhardt and Cross (the first work relating to the exploration of Western Australia);
- and an apparently unrecorded large-scale map of the failed Ottoman attempt to invade Egypt on 3 February 1915, the first action in the First World War to include the AIF, prepared by the 3rd Field Company, Australian Engineers, the only Australian unit present.
To view these items (and much besides) visit us at Stand 24 at the Melbourne Rare Book Fair, 12–14 July.
CATALOG 250 August 2019
You will discover our catalog N ° 250 of August 2019:
HISTORY and FINE ARTS occupy an important place (400 references).
In ARCHEOLOGY we finish the dispersion of books from the Library of a great specialist of the Barbarian Kingdoms.
You will find many novelties in REGIONALISM (Ile de France, Poitou, Normandy ...)
In LITERATURE we present you a hundred references including some original editions of the publisher and bibliophile Belgian Pierre Aelberts.
Note this month more than 60 copies of Pléiade.
And many novelties in Bibliography, Sciences, Religions,
To all, we wish a Good Reading !
Catherine & Benjamin PIERRANG
225: Ulrich Hacker MD – Library of Rare Pediatrics & Medical History
Specialities : Medicine
48 book on the history of medicine & especially pediatrics. AUTHORS: Isaac A. ABT; AVICENNA; Adolf BAGINSKY; Jeffrey P. BAKER; R. Frederick BECKER; Peter Hinckes BIRD; Eugene BOUCHUT; Sir Thomas BROWNE; California Medical Association; Ann G. CARMICHAEL; John Crerar Library; Chicago; William Potts DEWEES; George F. DICK; Gladys Henry DICK; Michael A. DORSO; John EBERLE; Johann EGGERS; Richard EIMAS; Richard T. EVANSON; Ludwig FRANKEL; John A. GEHWEILER; Benjamin Lee GORDON; John Price Crozer GRIFFITH; Clifford G. GRULEE; O. Cameron GRUNER; John G. GUNN; Henry HARRIS; L. Christoph HELLWIG; Herman H. HENKLE; Eduard Heinrich HENOCH; Oliver Wendell HOLMES; Friedrich JAHN; J. Roy JONES; Max KASSOWITZ; Abraham LEVINSON; William Palmer LUCAS; Kenneth M. LUDMERER; Henry MAUNSELL; John Forsyth MEIGS; Alois MONTI; Hugh C. MULDOON; Sir William OSLER; Howard A. PEARSON; Albrecht PEIPER; Hermann PETERS; William F. PETERSEN; Richard M. RATZAN; C. A. RODIN; Heinrich SCHIPPERGES; Eustace SMITH; Job Lewis SMITH; Christian Augustus STRUVE; Karl SUDHOFF; Jurgen THORWALD; Matthias (Mathias) TILING; University of Iowa Libraries; Niclas (Nicolas) VENETTE; James W. WILSON.[...] Read more
Woodburn Catalogue 26 Fruits & Vegetables
Catalogue #26 (May 2018), "Fruits & Vegetables," contains 107 items including two 19th century American color plate titles: Alfred Hoffy's NORTH AMERICAN POMOLOGIST (Philadelphia, PA 1860) with 30 hand-colored lithographs of fruits; and Charles Hovey's FRUITS OF AMERICA, Vol.1, Vol.2, and Parts 1 & 2 from the scarce Vol.3, with 104 fine chromolithographed plates of fruits. Other highlights include: Court van der Voort's BYZONDERE AENMERKINGEN (Leiden 1737), with 15 engraved plates, and Nicolas Fatio de Duillier's FRUIT-WALLS IMPROVED (London 1699). Please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or phone us at (609) 466-0522 if you would like to receive a print version of this catalogue.[...] Read more
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