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An Elementary Treatise on American Grape Culture and Wine Making, illustrated with nearly 200 Engravings drawn from Nature

By: Mead, Peter B.

Price: $250.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: 1867

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 605


AN ILLUSTRATED MANUAL FOR WINE MAKING IN POST-CIVIL WAR AMERICA. 9 1/2 inches tall hardcover, publisher's brown cloth binding, gilt title and grape leaf to cover, faded gilt title to spine, front endpaper pencil signature of C. A. Heart, Oct. 20th 1867, followed by signatuer of Langdon C. Odiorne from Lenny's Old Books, May 1922, 483 pp, pencil handwritten recipe for A Fair Sherry on rear endpaper. Wear to covers and spine, corners bumped and worn, spine ends worn, page ... View more info

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The Herbal in Antiquity and Its Transmission to Later Ages

By: Singer C;

Price: $200.00

Publisher: London, Journal of Hellenic Studies, Vol 47, Cambridge University Press: 1927

Seller ID: 131


1927 IMPORTANT ILLUSTRATED PAPER BY NOTED MEDICAL HISTORIAN CHARLES SINGER INSCRIBED TO WILLIAM H. WELCH, 'DEAN OF AMERICAN MEDICINE'. 11 inches tall offprint from the Journal of Hellenic Studies, bound with cloth in charcoal card covers with typed paper label on cover, and green cloth spine. INSCRIBED 'To Professor W. H. Welch, with best regards from the author, Charles Singer, London 13.5.28'. 52 pages, 46 black & white figures in text and full-page; 10 color plates. C... View more info

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A Botanical Arrangement of all the Vegetables Naturally growing in Great Britain, with Descriptions of the Genera and Species, According to the System of the celebrated Linnaeus. Being an Attempt to render them familiar to those who are unacquainted with the Learned Languages

By: Withering, William

Price: $750.00

Publisher: Birmingham, M. Swinney for T. Cadel and P. Elsley: 1776

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 394


FIRST EDITION OF LANDMARK ENGLISH ILLUSTRATED BOTANICAL TREATISE WITH A CENTURY PUBLISHING HISTORY. Two volumes, 8 1/2 inches tall hardcover, recent full leather bindings, spines with raised bands and gilt red leather title labels, new endpapers, with 12 copper plate engravings (2 folding in vol. 1, and 10 in vol. 2). Fine bindings, marginal browning to first 2 pages of vol. 2, some foxing and offsetting to plates; overall very good. Continuation of title: With Descripti... View more info

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Fresh-Water Algae of the United States, with 2300 Illustrations

By: Wolle, Francis

Price: $120.00

Publisher: Bethlehem, PA, The Comenius Press: 1887

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 259


SCARCE 1887 SPECTACULAR ATLAS OF COLOR PLATES DEPICTING DIVERSE MICROSCOPIC STRUCTURE OF THOUSANDS OF ALGAE. Two 9 1/2 inches tall hardcover volumes, buckram binding, dedicated to Dr. Anton Hansgirg of the Royal-Imperial University of Prague, Bohemia. Volume I Text; Volume II contains 157 hand-colored lithographic plates, covering an extraordinary variety of forms revealed under the microscope. Pages mildly age-toned; a 2 piece missing from 1st plate, affecting image; pl... View more info