Fine Books, Atlases, Manuscripts & Historical Photographs

17 Dec 2020, starting at 12:00 GMT .

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JAPAN - FLOWER BOOKS YOKUSAI (LINUMA) Sômuku zusetsu [Illustrated Book of Plants Revised], vol. 1-10 (of 20), [Tokyo], 1874

LANA TERZI (FRANCESCO) Magisterium naturae, et artis... in quo occultoiora naturalis philosophiae principia manifestantus, 3 vol., FIRST EDITION, Brescia, Giovanni Maria Ricciardi [-Parma, Hyppolite Rosati], 1684-1692

LEWIN (JOHN WILLIAM) A Natural History of the Lepidopterous Insects of New South Wales. Collected, Engraved, and Faithfully Painted after Nature, J.H. Bohte, 1822 [plates watermarked "J. Waterman, 1825"]

MAXWELL (JAMES CLERK) A Treatise on Electricity and Magnetism, 2 vol., second edition, DIRK TER HAAR'S COPY, WITH EXTENSIVE ANNOTATIONS THROUGHOUT, 1816, and others by Watson/Burbury and Volta (9)

MOSLEY (SETH LISTER AND FREDERICK ORMROD) An Account of the Birds of the Huddersfield District, FIRST EDITION, AUTHOR'S PRESENTATION COPY, INSCRIBED "Prof. J. Percival with F.O. Mosley's compliments" on front free endpaper, with a 5-page autograph letter signed and dated (20 December 1936) from Mosley to Percival tipped-in at the end, [Huddersfield], Issued Privately to Subscribers, [1912-1915]

NATURALIST'S POCKET MAGAZINE The Naturalist's Pocket Magazine; or, Compleat Cabinet of the Curiosities and Beauties of Nature, vol. 1-6 (of 8), Harrison, Cluse, 1798-1800, sold not subject to return

NEWTON (ISAAC) Philosophiae naturalis principia mathematica... editio ultima, first part only (of 2, without the "Analysis..." at end), Amsterdam, Sumptibus Societatis, 1723

PARKINSON (JOHN) Theatrum botanicum: the Theater of Plants. Or, an Herball of a Large Extent, FIRST EDITION, Thomas Cotes, 1640

TURNER (MATTHEW) An Account of the Extraordinary Medicinal Fluid, called Æther, [Liverpool], John Sadler, 1761

VIGO (GIOVANNI DA) The Most Excelent Worckes of Chirurgery... Traunslated into Englishe. Whereunto is added an Exposition of Straunge Termes and Unknowen Symples, belongyng unto the Arte, Edwarde Whytchurch, 1550

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