ESSAYS RELATING TO AGRICULTURE AND RURAL AFFAIRS. By James Anderson, Farmer At Monk's-Hill, Aberdeenshire, Edinburgh: Printed For William Creech; and T. Cadell, London. M,DCC,LXXVII (1777). Two volumes. 8vos. Bound in full leather with gilt-lettered spines. The second edition with large additions. With three folding plates in Vol.I and eighteen engraved plates in Vol.2. In very good condition, but with large triangular section missing from one folding plate (see enlargement).
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TRIALS OF AN INVENTOR: LIFE AND DISCOVERIES OF CHARLES GOODYEAR. By Rev. Bradford K. Peirce. New York: Carlton & Lanahan, (1866). Embossed cloth. Gilt lettering on spine. Engraved frontispiece and four plates. A biography of Goodyear and his experiments. Bookplate. A very good copy. Provenance: ex collection of Dr. Geoffrey J.C. Frohnsdorff
RECHERCHES EXPERIMENTALES SUR LES CHAUX DE CONSTRUCTION, LES BETONS ET LES MORTIERS ORDINAIRES; PAR L. J. VICAT, ANCIEN ELEVE DE L'ECOLE POLYTECHNIQUE, INGENIEUR DU CORPS ROYAL DES PONTS ET CHAUSEES DE FRANCE. Paris: Chez Goujon, Libraire De LL.AA.RR.Mme La Duchesse De Berry Et La Duchesse D'Orleans, Rue Du Bac, No 33, M.DCCC.XVIII. (1818). 4to. Bound in 3/4 leather with red leather label on gilt-lettered spine. FIRST EDITION. Louis Joseph Vicat's (1786-1861) published work which led ...click for details
(WWII). GIRLS IN SERVICE PAINT BOOK. WAVE, NURSE, WAC. Drawings by Pat Herric. Folio. Die cut pictorial covers. Chicago: Whitman, 1943. 48 pages. Of the 48 pages, only the title page (see enlargement 2) and three others have been neatly colored. A fine, scarce, World War II coloring book. It tells the story of nine girls and their activities while serving their country. A very good copy.
WALT DISNEY'S FERDINAND THE BULL. Text From "The Story of Ferdinand" By Munro Leaf. Pictures From The Walt Disney Production Based on The Originals of Robert Lawson. Whitman, 1938. FIRST DISNEY EDITION. 4to. 32 pages. Pictorial covers. Wear to spine otherwise a very good copy.
THE CHRISTMAS BOOK. Christmas Stories For Children. Holiday Verses And Pictures. Games & Puzzles For Christmas Day. 4to. Pictorial covers. 254 pages. Illustrated in color and black and white. Some "follow the dots" have been penciled in and one page with color but overall the contents are in unused condition.
MY LITTLE BOOK ABOUT PIGLING BLAND. Based On The Original Story by Beatrix Potter. Cover Illustration BY Anita Nelson. Book Illustrations By Samuel Thiewes. Contributing Editor Sylvia Root Tester. Publications International, 1991. Measures 6 inches by 5 1/2 inches. Pictorial covers. Full color illustrations. In Mint condition.
BEATRIX POTTER. PETER RABBIT IN SPANISH & ITALIAN. TWO VOLUMES. New York: Dover. First editions. Spanish edition, 1987. Italian edition 1992. Original soft covers. Full color illustrations. In MINT condition.