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New York and Indianapolis: The Bobbs-Merrill Company, 1946. First edition. 8vo. 360pp. Black-and-white frontispiece and photographs . Original green cloth with gilt lettering on cover and spine. A fine work exploring the many aspects of Detroit since its creation, from various wars to the integration of the automobile.
[London]: [printed by John Grismond for Richard Royston], 1648 [i.e. 1649]. 12mo (165 x 95 mm; 6½ x 3¾ inches). Engraved double-page portrait by William Marshall. Early 20th-century half calf, marbled boards, all edges gilt, by Zaehnsdorf. Light wear to extremities; a few occasional pale stains, lacks terminal blank, generally...
London: Macmillan, 1906. First edition. 2 volumes, 8vo. Plates. Original gilt-lettered red cloth. A very good copy of Churchill's celebrated biography of his father, Lord Randolph Churchill. With a contemporary inscription from W.G. Raley: "A Souvenr of the Barnsley uncontested Election 1906." Cohen A17.1. Woods A8a. Langworth, 68-71.
London: Saunders and Otley, 1827 [-28]. 8vo. lxxxvi, 328, , 50 pages. Engraved frontispiece portrait of Digby by Hilliard after Van Dyck.19th-century polished calf, spine gilt, red moroco lettering-piece, top edges gilt. FIRST EDITION, with the scarce suppressed section at end "Castrations from the Private Memoirs of Sir Kenelm Digby."
Stockholm: Arvinius + Orfeus Publishing, 2015. 8vo. 413 pages. Color illustrations. Printed cloth. FIRST EDITION. One of 500 copies. "Collects over 400 pages of commissioned texts and transcribed conversations gathered during numerous artist studio visits on the uneasy relationship between painting and the contemporary institutional and theoretical art scene" (the publisher).
Germany: Wasmuth, 2012. 4to. 308 pages. Color photographs. Pictorial wrappers. FIRST EDITION. "Provides a unique cultural historical panorama of the Arabian Peninsula: the first hand axes, 6,000 year-old anthropomorphic stele, monumental Egyptian giant statues, Roman glass and metal works, early Islamic ceramics and other spectacular objects from such cities as...
Cambridge: MIT Press, 2014. 8vo. 564 pages. Black-and-white illiustrations and photographs. Boards; dust jacket. FIRST EDITION. "The bicycle ranks as one of the most enduring, most widely used vehicles in the world, with more than a billion produced during almost two hundred years of cycling history. This book offers an...
Berlin: Deutscher Kunstverlag, 2010. In German. Oblong 4to. Cloth; dust jacket. FIRST EDITION. "[This] album was made in the 1780s by the Zimmerpolier Balthasar Kornelius Koch and shows, through its additive presentation, important aspects of the bourgeois life of that time in Augsburg - an invaluable cultural-historical source" (the publisher, translated).