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Nature Studies
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Early Maps & Charts of the East Coast of North America

Robert Putman

Guernsey: Mercbook International Ltd. 1985 Elephant folio (560x755mm) 12 facsimile color maps in 1/2 brown morocco and linen portfolio paper title label on cover cloth ribbon ties. Some scratching to leather coffee stains to cover lacking 32 page booklet.... (read more)


General
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The Glacial Nightmare and the Flood: a Second Appeal to Common Sense from the Extravagance of Some Recent Geology, 2 Volumes

Henry H Howorth

London: Sampson Low Marston & Co. 1893. 2 volumes. Original green cloth. 8vo. with continuous pagination. Imperfect copy of Volume 1: pagination begins on xvii of Preface. xvii 376; xi 920pp. Stamp of former owner in blue ink on front free endpapers... (read more)


Psychology
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Multilevel Measurement of Interpersonal Behavior

Timothy Leary

Berkeley: Psychological Consultation Service, 1956. Second printing. 110pp., blue wraps printed in black. Laid in is a single sheet ad & price list for Leary's "Interpersonality System of Personality." Spine faded, hinge at title page stained blue from... (read more)


Physics
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Physical Papers of Henry Augustus Rowland, First Edition

Henry Augustus Rowland

Baltimore: Johns Hopkins Press 1902. First edition. Original red cloth. xi 704pp. With 5 plans showing the dividing engine and 1 photograph of Rowland with the engine. Front hinge tender endpapers broken at hinge. An unopened copy. Henry Augustus Rowland... (read more)


Geography
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The History of the World: Or, an Account of Time, Together With a Geographicall Description of Europe, Asia, Africa, and America

Denis Petau

London: J. Streater, 1659. Quarto. Full brown calf with raised bands and red leather title label to spine. Rebacked at head and foot of spine, retaining original four central panels, along which the front joint is split and rear joint is rubbed... (read more)


Science
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Cardiac Positron Emission Tomography

Markus Schwaiger

This volume on cardiovascular PET describes and discusses in detail the evolution of PET, from an exciting research tool to an accepted clinical modality in the field of cardiovascular diseases. This contribution provides in-depth information about the... (read more)


Botany and Gardening
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The Landscape Gardening and Landscape Architecture of the Late Humphry Repton, Esq. A New Edition

J C Loudon and Humphry Repton

London: Printed for the Editor and Sold by Longman & Co. 1840. 8vo.; xxxi, 619pp. Later full calf ruled in gilt. Inner gilt dentelles, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers. With frontis of Humphry Repton and 253 figures in the text, 178 in color. Rebacked... (read more)


Anthropology and Archaeology
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Witchcraft and Its Transformations, C. 1650 - C. 1750 (Oxford Historical Monographs)

Ian Bostridge

This is an original and important study of the significance of witchcraft in English public life in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. In his lively account, Bostridge explores contemporary beliefs about witchcraft and shows how it remained a... (read more)


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