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The Ill-Fated Scots Colony atDarien
Foyer, Archibald, supposed author.  A defence of the Scots settlement at Darien. With an answer to the Spanish memorial against it. And arguments to prove that it is the interest of England to join with the Scots, and protect it. To which is added, a description of the country, and a particular account of the Scots colony. No place [Edinburgh?]: No publisher/printer, 1699. Small 4to (20 cm; 8"). [2] ff., 60 pp.
$1250.00
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French N.T. with Marlorat Notes & anILLUSTRATED CALENDAR
(French Calendar).  Calendrier Historial, & Lunaire. La Lune est nouuelle à l'endroit du Nombre d'or: & nous aluons 9. ceste annee 1566. Lyon: Pour Antoine Vincent, 1566. 8vo (12.1 cm; 4.75"). [16] ff.; illus. [bound with] Bible. N.T. French. [1564]. Geneva. [Le nouveau Testament, c'est à dire, la nouvelle Alliance de nostre Seigneur Jesus Christ. Reueu & corrigé de nouveau sur le Grec par l'aduis des Ministres de Geneve. Auec annotations reueuës et augmentées par M. Augustin Marlorat]. [Par Antoine Vincent, 1564; colophon: A Lyon: Par Symphorien Barbier]. 12mo. [30], 824, [24] pp. Lacks t.-p.
$3250.00
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CORNERSTONE for an AMERICAN SPORTING LIBRARY
“Gentleman of Philadelphia County, A” [i.e., Jesse Y. Kester].  The American shooter's manual, comprising such plain and simple rules, as are necessary to introduce the inexperienced into a full knowledge of all that relates to the dog, and the correct use of a gun; also a description of the game of this country. Philadelphia: Carey, Lea & Carey, 1827. 12mo (18.5 cm; 7.125"). [2] ff., pp. [ix]–249, [1] p., [1 (errata)] f., [3 (ads)] ff.; frontis., 2 plts.
$1800.00
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The Yaks are Strong & Hardy
Gerard, Alexander.  Account of Koonawur in the Himalaya, etc. etc. etc. London: James Madden & Co., 1841. 8vo (23 cm, 9"). xiii, [3], 190, [2], [195]–308 (i.e., 310), xxvi, [2 (adv.)] pp.; 1 fold. map.
$1750.00
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The Usefulness ofNew SCIENCE & Its Instruments
Glanvill, Joseph.  Plus ultra: Or, the progress and advancement of knowledge since the days of Aristotle. London: Pr. for James Collins, 1668. Sm. 8vo (17.8 cm, 7"). 36, 149, [5] pp. (1 final adv. f. lacking).
$1500.00
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The EarthquakeThat Changed GUATEMALA
González Bustillo, Juan.  Extracto, ô Relacion methodica, y puntual de los autos de reconocimiento, practicado en virtud de commission del señor presidente de la Real Audiencia de este reino de Guatemala. Pueblo de Mixco [Guatemala]: Impreso en la oficina de A. Sanchez Cubillas, 1774. Folio (29.5 cm; 11.675"). [2], 86 pp. (without final leaf with one erratum).
$10,750.00
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Near-Miniature Botany forAmerican Children
[Grout, Jonathan].   About plants. Worcester [MA]: Jonathan Grout, Jr. (pr. by Henry J. Howland), [ca. 1840]. 24mo (10.5 cm, 4.13"). [3]–24, [2] pp.; illus.
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A Visit from an Unnamed BUTPossibly Discoverable &
Probably Published WOMAN Writer
Hall, Capt. Basil.  Autograph Letter Signed to “Madam.” Putney Heath: no year. 12mo (7.125" x 4"). 2 pp., with integral blank leaf.
$125.00
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Hayden's Survey:  Thomas onGrasshoppers & Locusts
Hayden, Ferdinand Vandeveer, and Cyrus Thomas.  Report of the United States Geological Survey of the territories: Synopsis of the Acrididae of North America. Washington: Government Printing Office, 1873. Folio (31.5 cm, 12.4"). x, 24, 262 pp.; 1 plt.
$375.00
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Fossil Flora65 Plates
Hayden, Ferdinand Vandeveer.  Report of the United States Geological Survey of the territories. Washington: Government Printing Office, 1878. 4to (30.4 cm, 11.9"). xv, [3], 366 pp.; 65 plts.
$175.00

The Medicinal Virtues of PlantsIllustrated
Hill, John.  The family herbal, or an account of all those English plants, which are remarkable for their virtues, and of the drugs which are produced by vegetables of other countries; with their descriptions and their uses, as proved by experience. Bungay: J. & R. Childs, 1822. 8vo (21.2 cm, 8.4"). viii, xl, 376 pp.; 54 col. plts.
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BANYAN PRESS:  Meditations on Impermanence
Kamo, Chomei; Donald Keene, trans.   An account of my hut. Pawlet, VT: The Banyan Press, 1976. 8vo (26.5 cm, 10.4"). [30] pp.
$500.00
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Cultivating Both the Knowledge of Nature & the General Interests of Virtue”
(Pr. for E. Newbery)
Kendall, Edward Augustus.  The swallow: A fiction. Interspersed with poetry. London: Pr. for E. Newbery by T. Baylis, 1800. 12mo (13.7 cm, 5.39"). Frontis., xviii, [2], 157, [3] pp.
$450.00
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At Least It'sNOT Eye of Newt
Langham, William.  The garden of health: containing the sundry rare and hidden vertues and properties of all kindes of simples and plants. Together with the manner how they are to bee used and applyed in medicine for the health of mans body, against divers diseases and infirmities most common amongst men. London: Printed by Thomas Harper, 1633. 4to in 8s (19 cm; 7.5"). [4] ff., 702 pp., [33] ff.
$3400.00
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Stout Manual fromOne of Homeopathy's Major Promoters
Lutze, Ernst Arthur.  Lehrbuch der Homöopathie von Arthur Lutze. Cöthen: Verlag der Lutze'schen Klinik, 1867. 8vo (18.5 cm, 7.25"). [8], xcvi, 918, [2] pp.
$175.00
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First Series:  An American Botanical Celebration with96 Color Plates
Meehan, Thomas.  The native flowers and ferns of the United States in their botanical, horticultural, and popular aspects. Boston: L. Prang & Co., 1878–79. Large 4to (26.5 cm, 10.43"). 2 vols. I: ix, [1], 192 pp.; 48 col. plts. II: v, [1], 200 pp.; 48 col. plts.
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A Balli-Printed Broadside with aJuan Pablos Woodcut Initial
(Buying a Lot of Cochineal!)
(MEXICAN “INCUNABLE”).  Notarial form.  Carta de poder. [Mexico: Pedro Balli, before 25 February 1594]. Folio 33.5 cm, 13.25"). [1] f. with integral leaf in manuscript.
$1925.00
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All About BathWith MapsIncluding Its
Plants, Birds, & Insects
Morris, J[oseph] W[illiam], ed.  Handbook to Bath prepared on the occasion of the visit of the British Association, 1888. Bath: Isaac Pitman Sons, [1888]. 8vo (18.3 cm, 7.2"). vi, [3], 264, [4] pp.; 2 fold. maps (1 col.).
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AMERICA's TREES in Three Volumes131 Hand-Colored Plates
Unusual & Lovely Original Striped Bindings with
The West & Southeast Magnificently Represented
Nuttall, Thomas.  The North American sylva; or, a description of the forest trees of the United States, Canada and Nova Scotia not described in the work of F. Andrew Michaux ... in three volumes ...being the [fourth, fifth, and sixth volumes] of Michaux and Nuttall's North American Sylva. Philadelphia: Robert P. Smith (pr. by Kite & Walton), 1852–53. Tall 8vo (28.8 cm, 11.35"). 3 vols. I: xii, 12, 13*–15*, [1], 13–18, 19*–24*, [19]–136 pp.; 40 col. plts. II: 128 pp.; 50 col. plts. III: [2], 148, [4 (index)] pp.; 41 col. plts.
$6875.00
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TheLARGEST Herbal in the English LanguageRuskin's Copy
Parkinson, John.  Theatrum botanicum: The theater of plantes. Or, an herball of a large extent ... London: Thomas Cotes, 1640. Folio (35.3 cm, 13.9"). Add. engr. t.-p., [18], 1755 (i.e., 1745), [3] pp.; illus.
$6000.00
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Pomet's Own Edition ofHis Guide to Drugs
Pomet, Pierre.  Le marchand sincere ou traite general des drogues simples et composes. Paris: Chez l'Auteur, 1695. Folio (40 cm, 15.75"). Frontis., [12], 304 (i.e., 332), 108, 116, [38], 16 pp.; 5 of 6 plts., illus.
$4500.00
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Another Successful Step in the Exploration of Inner Asia”
Przheval’skii (Prejevalsky), Nikolai Mikhailovich; E. Delmar Morgan, trans.  From Kulja, across the Tian Shan to Lob-Nor. London: Sampson Low, Marston, Searle, & Rivington, 1879. 8vo (22.8 cm, 9"). xii, 251, 32 pp.; 2 maps.
$900.00
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On Native AmericansTheir Languages, Their Histories, & the
World They Inhabited
Rafinesque, C.S.  Ancient history, or Annals of Kentucky; with a survey of the ancient monuments of North America, and a tabular view of the principal languages and primitive nations of the whole earth. Frankfort, in Kentucky: Printed for the author, 1824. 8vo (23.5 cm, 9.25") iv, 39, [1 (blank) ] pp.
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Science for Students, byImperial Command
Redlhamer, Joseph.  Philosophiae naturalis pars prima seu physica generalis [and] pars II. Uranologiam, stoechiologiam, meteorologiam, geologiam, mineralogiam, phytologiam, et zoologiam complectens. Viennae Austriae: Ioannis Thomae Trattner, 1755. 8vo (16.9 cm, 6.625"). 2 vols. I: [8], 424, [4 (index)] pp.; 9 fold. plts. II: [4], 426 pp.; 16 fold. plts.
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Travelling toWhere Few Wanted to Go
Robertson, John Parish, & William Parish Robertson. Four years in Paraguay: comprising an account of that republic, under the government of the dictator Francia. Philadelphia: E.L. Carey & A. Hart, 1838. 12mo (19 cm; 7.25"). 2 vols. I: [9] ff., 236 pp. II: 220 pp.
$450.00
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