Science & Medicine
Austin: Encino Press, 1970. xix, 91 pp. Illus. with b/w woodcuts. 8vo. Cloth. First edition. Barbara Mathews Whitehead, illus. Inscribed by both the author and illustrator on the half title and gift inscription on rear end-paper. Book review laid in loose. Light foxing on edges else a near fine copy in a near fine dust jacket.
Madrid: Impr. y Estereot. de M. Rivadeneyra, 1865. xix, 1015,  pp. 4to. Later black cloth. First edition. The standard bibliography on Spanish agriculture. Provenance: Bookplate of the Bibliographical Library of William P. Wreden. A very good rebound copy, endpapers foxed else contents near fine. Palau 13253. Spain & Spanish America I, 32. Foulche-Barrau 945. Jones 19.
Milano: Feltrinelli Editore, 1964. xvi, 864 pp. Illus. with b/w photos & drawings. 8vo. Cloth. Prima edizone italiana (First Italian edition). Traduzione dall'americano di Rit. Vol. 1: Terra, Atmosfera, Universo; Vol. 2: Cellule. Micro-organismi, Corpo umano. Italian translation of Asimov's 1961 work. Top corner clipped front free front endpaper otherwise very good ex-lib with a few markings in like dj's with blank spine labels.
Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1963. ix, 340 pp. Illus. with b/w drawings. 8vo. Cloth. First printing (first edition). Illus. by Anthony Ravielli. Includes 4 panel publisher's brochure and order form for this volume. Excellent drawings by Ravielli. First printings are a bit scarce. Slight roll to spine else very good+ crisp copy with minor rubbing to tail of spine in a very good- bright dust jacket with a moderate chip to top edge of front panel but not effecting title or text.
Paris: Payot, 1931. 447 pp. Illus. with 88 in-text figures. 8vo. Three quarter navy blue morocco over marbled boards, spine decorated in gilt, top edge gilt, marbled endpapers, original wrappers bound in. First edition. Near fine copy with very minor scuffing on backstrip, leaves just browning. A beautiful binding.
Zurich: n.p. 1938. 29 pp. 8vo. Paper wrappers. First edition. Dissertation at the medical Faculty at the University of Zurich under the direction of H. W. Maier. Only two copies listed, one at the Niedersachsische Staats-und Univ and one at the CRL. Chrzanowski (1913-2000) was part of the slave labor force during the Nazi era. A very good copy.
Moskva: Nauka, 1967-1971. Illus. 8vo. Cloth with gilt titles in shades of gray, cream, and blue. First edition. The complete run of the publications of the 7th International Congress of Anthropological and Ethnological Sciences held in Moscow in 1964. Contributions in Russian, English, French, German, Italian or Spanish. Hard to find in a complete run. A very good set, some browning to leaves on a few volumes, otherwise clean, unmarked, one volume with damp stain to boards and a few leaves at the inner margin.
Hanover [NH]: Justin Hinds, 1811. 165 pp. 24mo. Full calf, red morocco spine label. Second American edition. First published in Boston in 1808. Provenance: Dr. James Sawyer, Thetford [Vermont]. A very good copy, small tear at spine head, boards rubbed, endpapers creased, front endpaper reattached, owner's name on front endpapers, binding solid. Amer. Imprints 22618. Austin 533.
Glasgow: James Hedderwick & Sons, Printers, n.d.(1885). 79 pp. 16mo. Stitched paper wrappers. First edition. Quite uncommon, the book, not the topic. OCLC shows only two copies: Cambridge and Nat. Lib. Scotland. Also at the British Library. Removed from a larger volume, spine and rear wrapper lacking, front wrapper scuffed, contents very good. Allibone I (Suppl) p. 441.
Brattleborough: William Fessenden, 1807. xxxii, 441, 14 pp. 8vo. Full calf. Amer. Imprints 12429. Austin 651. Spine ends with large chips, backstrip and boards scuffed and dry, front board and free front endpaper detached, owner's name and stamp on title, owner's name and notations on free front endpaper, occasional pen underlining and marginalia. Good only.
[Washington, D.C.]: Smithsonian Institution Libraries, 2000. vii, 47 pp. Illus. with color photos and b/w drawings. 8vo. Stapled paper wrappers. First edition. Debner Library Lecture, May 2, 2000. Text of lecture given with footnotes. Images from the Hubble Space Telescope illustrate the lecture as well as images from text held in the Dibner Library. A fine copy.
London: Chapman & Hall, 1932. xiii, 241 pp. Illus. with 38 b/w plates and 130 in-text drawings. 8vo. Cloth. First edition. Dinsdale, renowned British television engineer, was the author of the earliest book on television: "Television. Seeing by Wireless" (1926) and the first editor of 'Television' magazine. This, his second book, was an important work surveying the technical developments of contemporary television in the US and western Europe. A very good copy, spine sunned, light soiling on boards.