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Citizen's Association


Report of the Council of Hygiene

Sanitary conditions of New-York

 

 

New York, Appleton and Co. 1866

 

In octavo, contemporary quarter black Morocco

Title in gilt on the spine

2 free blank end leaves; 18 pages;

FIRST PART: Title leaf ; Large folding map of New York

pp 21-36: Introduction

pp 37-144: Report ..on the sanitary condition of the city,

including 5 illustrations

SECOND PART:

pp 1-350: Reports of the sanitary inspectors,

including one folding map and 46 illustrations

pp 351-360: Index

 

Condition: excellent

 

This is the second edition (first 1865) of a path breaking public health study by 29 teams in the 29 districts that constituted XIX century New York. It documents the direct ...

Citizen's Association
Citizen's Association
Citizen's Association
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Citizen's Association
€ 9000
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Chaves, Jerome de


Chronographia..


Sevilla, Alonso escribano. 1576

(Palau 67454; Picacosta 201; Map, see Burden, nr 15)

In quarto, recased in modern limp vellum

274 lvs of which the first 10 are not numbered. Historiated initials.

Title with portrait of the author

2 full page woodcuts (Geocentric universe 112, recto and the medical Zodiac man 236 verso)

19 half page woodcuts of Zodiac signs

2 terrestrial hemispheres, West and East, the West ( 95 in verso) being an early map of the Americas (Burden 15); the east 91 verso

43 woodcuts representing various stages of the moon

Many numerical tables

Modern binding in style and new ...

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Chaves, Jerome de
€ 6000
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Roiz, Pedro


Libro de Relojes solares...


Valencia, Perdo de Huiete. 1575

(Salva 3811; Palau 275689)

Full calf of the XVIII century

In quarto: 4 nn lvs; 120 pp; 2 nn lvs

Woodcut on title page; woodcut illustrations throughout the text.


One of the earliest books on Gnomonia in Spanish. Rare.

Rare book hub: only two copies offered for sale since 1920.

Not in Picatoste.

Bibliography:

Picatoste, Felie....Apuntes para una biblioteca científica Española del

siglo XVI. Madrtiod, Olleros 1999

Roiz, Pedro
Roiz, Pedro
€ 4800
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Reisch, G.


Margarita Philosophica Nova & Appendix


Strasbourg, Grüninger, May 31, 1512

(Smith, Rara arithmetica p 82 and Maggs, Science Catalogue, 1929, both the 1504 Strasbourg edition)

In quarto. In contemporary blindstamped pigskin over wooden boards.

Titel in manuscript on spine

Text rubricated in red all through

2 engraved title pages

7 full page engraved chapter title pages (trivium and quadrivium)

One folding, woodcut map of the world, watermark bulls head

One folding table (music)

Abundant woodcut text engravings

Most initials and all woodcuts in straight, contemporary colour.

We have not found any other copy of this book in original colour, so it is ...

Reisch, G.
Reisch, G.
Reisch, G.
Reisch, G.
€ 34000
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