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The Fables of Aesop and Others with Designs on Wood By Thomas Bewick.

By: Aesop

Price: $66.00

Publisher: New York, D. Appleton & Co.: 1903

Edition: 1903 Edition

Seller ID: 2575

Condition: Very Good


xxiv.376pgs. Very Good condition red cloth hardcover, top edge gilt, slight fading to spine and toning to title piece, slight foxing to fore-edge and text, binding sound and apparently at least partially unread, as many pages remain uncut along fore-edge (see images). Illustrated throughout with woodcuts by Thomas Bewick. This is the 1903 later edition, a facsimile of the 1818 and 1823 editions printed by E. Walker for T. Bewick & Son. Each of the 189 tales contains a headpiece and talepiece woodcut illustration by Thomas Bewick, as well as an "application", i.e. the lesson to be lear... View more info

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Devils, Drugs and Doctors. The Story of the Science of Healing from Medicine-Man to Doctor.

By: Haggard, Howard W.

Price: $23.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Harper & Brothers Publishers: 1929

Edition: No Additional or Previous Printings

Seller ID: 2558

Condition: Good to Very Good


xxii.405pgs. Good to Very Good condition black cloth hardcover. Corners rubbed, rear hinge loose but holding well, general wear to covers. Light foxing to enpapers, frontis and title page. Generously illustrated throughout with black and white drawings, woodcuts, portaits. Parts and Chapters: The Conquest of Death at Birth: Childbirth and Civilization, Sairey Gamps and the Midmen, The Compassion of Peter Chamberlen, "A Gentleman with Clean Hands May Carry the Disease"; The Story of Anaesthesia: "In Sorrow Thou Shalt Bring Forth Children"; The Progress of Surgery: Making an Anat... View more info

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Pomona's Harvest. An Illustrated Chronicle of Antiquarian Fruit Literature.

By: Janson, H. Frederic

Price: $34.00

Publisher: Portland, Oregon, Timber Press: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 773

ISBN: 0881923362

Condition: Fine


8vo. 433 pgs. Fine hardcover in Fine jacket. Green cloth, jacket illustrations: 1885 silk and wood tapestry Pomona, jacket back is frontis of Traite des arbres fruitiers. Illustrated endpapers, black and white engravings, illustrations and color plates throughout text. An in-depth review of European literature dealing with fruit from antiquity to the Industrial Revolution. Contains a detailed bibliography of over 600 fruit-related works. Contents include: fruit texts of antiquity and the Middle Ages, organization of fruit literature, Renaissance printings of old and new fruit texts, literary r... View more info

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W.B. Yeats. A Biography with Selected Poems.

By: Lambirth, Andrew [Yeats]

Price: $13.00

Publisher: London, Brockhampton Press: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1384

ISBN: 1860199615

Condition: As New


4to. 120 pgs. As New hardcover in As New dust jacket. Illustrated throughout with period paintings, portraits, woodcuts and drawings. Contents: Background and Early Years, Yeats the poet, Searching for an Identity, Maturity, Personal Recollections, Late Flowering and Death, The Poems, Index of First Lines, Further Reading. ISBN 1860199615. #1384. View more info