The Orbit and Phenomena of a Meteoric Fire-Ball, Seen July 20, 1860.
Smithsonian Institute, 1868
Smithsonian Contributions to Knowledge 221. 4to. (31x22cm), 101 pages. 1 map. Several tears and chips in the margins, sometimes with pieces of paper lost, but never affecting the text. The paper rather brittle. In later wrappers, a little creased.
Cambridge Massachusetts, Harvard Economic Research Project, February 1955.
27.5 x 21.5 cm, title page, viii + 255 pages, printed on one side of the paper only, the text pages printed in purple ink suggesting a Roneo printer. One page consists of a large folding chart (approximately 64cm long), which is rather creased at the folds. This volume is in very good condition. Bound in the original boards with the title etc. on the front board and a green spine of impregnated cloth, the boards slightly worn with a chip in the back board approximately 2cm long, without loss
London, Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge, no date on title page but circa 1855.
WITH ALL THE 238 VERY FINE CHROMOLITHOGRAPHIC COLOUR PLATES. 5 volumes, 23x14cm. Volume 1,viii+ 288 pages+47 plates; Volume 2, viii+355 pages+36 plates; Volume 3, x+410 pages+53 plates; Volume 4, viii+328 pages+53 plates and Volume 5, viii+ 368 pages + 50 plates. A very clean set, with very little foxing to the text, the illustrations extremely fresh and each with its original tissue guard.
Pattavi, Typis Seminarii, 1833. 8vo. (20.5 x 13 cm), 64 pages. Beautifully printed on paper of marvelous quality that looks as white and fresh as when new, apart from one ink mark at the bottom of the printed dedication. Bound with light green paper over the boards, treated to look like watered silk: the binding very sound but with a number of marks, all edges gilt. Inscribed by the author on the back of the front endpaper.
Dictionarium Rusticum, Urbanicum et Botanicum: Or, A Dictionary Of Husbandry, Gardening, Trade, Commerce, And All Sorts Of Country Affairs…Volume 1
London, L. Hawes etc., 1765
Volume 1 only. 8vo. (20.5x13cm), pages unnumbered but approximately 450 pages.
Reasonably light browning and creasing, but the text always easily readable. A number of small illustrations within the text and two inserted engravings, one folding. The folding illustration a little creased and torn.