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Title page for Curiousits de Paris...vol.1

Curiosités de Paris

Preserve for the Future – $900
This is volume one of a three volume first edition series written and illustrated by Georges-Louis Le Rouge that describe monuments, buildings, and other ‘curiosities’ in and around Paris, Versailles, Marly, Vincennes, and Saint Cloud. They were published in 1771. This volume has 19...Read More
Cover of the book Dandy Lion showing a man in a vivid abstract suit sitting on a box covered in a checkerboard pattern

Dandy Lion

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Shantrelle Lewis is a curator and researcher specializing in African diaspora style aesthetics. Her book Dandy Lion: the Black Dandy and Street Style is a follow-up to a highly acclaimed traveling exhibition by the same name curated by Lewis. Black dandyism has its roots in the Enlightenment period...Read More
Garden design diagrams

Das Heidelberger Schloss und Seine Garten in Alter und Neuer Zeit, und der Schlossgarten zu Schwetzingen

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This rare history and illustrated guide to two German Baroque gardens, the title of which translates to: The Heidelberg Castle and its Gardens in Old and New Times, and the Castle Garden to Schwetzingen, was written by Hermann Robert Jung. Jung was a landscape architect and...Read More
De infinitis infinitorum, et infinite parvorum ordinibus disquisitio geometrica

De Infinitis Infinitorum, et Infinite Parvorum Ordinibus Disquisitio Geometrica

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Bound with: Grandi, Guido. Prostasis ad exceptiones Cl. Varignonii libro de infinitis infinitorum ordinibus oppositas... Pisis : Ex typographia Francisci Bindi..., 1713. Grandi, Guido. Dialoghi del p.m. Grandi Camaldolese teologo, e matematico dell'Altezza Reale di Toscana... In Lucca : Ad...Read More
De natura et veritate methodi fluxionum...

De Natura et Veritate Methodi Fluxionum

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A scarce copy of Daniel Melander's (1726-1810) dissertation on the rival claims and speculations that led to a concrete understanding of the nature and beauty of calculus. Melander was a student at Uppsala and later became lecturer in physics and professor of astronomy. In 1782 he moved to...Read More
Der Conservator oder prakitische Anleitung, Naturalien aller Reiche zu sammeln, zu conserviren und fur wissenschaftliche Zwecke...Mineralien und Pflanzen versehen.

Der Conservator oder Prakitische Anleitung, Naturalien Aller Reiche zu Sammeln, zu Conserviren und fur Wissenschaftliche Zwecke

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This is a manual for collecting, preserving, and organizing natural-history specimens: specifically, the arrangement of a mineral collection, organizing a botanical collection and creating an herbarium, and the conservation of zoological exhibits. These subjects form one of the Cullman Library's...Read More
A descriptive catalogue of the marine reptiles of the Oxford clay

A Descriptive Catalogue of the Marine Reptiles of the Oxford Clay, Pt 1

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This volume, part one of two, was given to the Smithsonian in 1910 right after it was printed by the Board of Trustees of the British Museum. Inside the front cover of each of the two books is a plate stating that it was “Presented by the Trustees of The British Museum” and that it is “No. 23...Read More
A descriptive catalogue of the marine reptiles of the Oxford clay. Pt 2

A Descriptive Catalogue of the Marine Reptiles of the Oxford Clay, Pt 2

Preserve for the Future – $750
This volume, part of a two book set, was given to the Smithsonian in 1910 right after it was printed by the Board of Trustees of the British Museum. Inside the front cover of each of the two books is a plate stating that it was “Presented by the Trustees of The British Museum” and that it is “...Read More
Book cover of The Desert Garden

The Desert Garden

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This slim book about native plants found in the Phoenix regional area, circa 1933, was written at a time when the population of the city was just under 50,000 people. It’s a self published book with the author providing both text and simple pen and ink illustrations of the plants throughout the...Read More
Deutscher post-almanach (volume 3)

Deutscher Post-Almanach, V. 3

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This is a series of four palm sized books written in German. Each begins with a portrait of the King of Wurttemberg, whose kingdom predates the German Empire. (The Kingdom of Württemberg existed from the end of the Napoleonic Wars, in 1805, to the end of World War I, in 1918.) The volumes we have...Read More

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