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Forum Auctions Live Webcast Auction 16 May 2019 13:00 BST

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Africa.- Photograph Album.- c190 photographs mounted to bound-in leaves, oblong 4to, 20th-century

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Africa.- Photograph Album.- c.190 photographs mounted to bound-in leaves, the volume compiled by a member of the British armed forces, the Victori...

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America.- Blunt (Edmund M.) The American Coast Pilot, containing the Courses & Distances between …

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America.- Blunt (Edmund M.) The American Coast Pilot, containing the Courses & Distances between the Principal Harbours, Capes & Headlands from Pa...

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America.- De Smet (P. Pietro) Viaggi alle Montagne Rocciose, Palermo, 1847.

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America.- De Smet (P. Pietro) Viaggi alle Montagne Rocciose, hand-coloured portrait frontispiece and 11 crudely hand-coloured lithographed plates,...

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China.- Guignes (Chrétien-Louis-Joseph de) Voyages A Peking, Manille et L'Ile de France faits dans …

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China.- Guignes (Chrétien-Louis-Joseph de) Voyages à Peking, Manille et L'Ile de France faits dans l'Intervalle des Années 1784 à1801, Atlas vol. ...

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China.- Wright (Rev. George Newenham) China, in a Series of Views, Displaying the Scenery, …

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China.- Wright (Rev. George Newenham) China, in a Series of Views, Displaying the Scenery, Architecture, and Social Habits, of that Ancient Empire...

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Europe.- Martyn (Thomas) A Tour Through Italy, first edition, 1791 § A Description of all the …

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Europe.- Martyn (Thomas) A Tour Through Italy, first edition, engraved folding hand-coloured map, lacking plate, marginal worming, not affecting t...

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France.- Levasseur (V.) Atlas National Illustré des 86 Départments et des Possessions, Paris, 1849.

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France.- Levasseur (V.) Atlas National Illustré des 86 Départments et des Possessions, engraved title, 1 table, 101 plates, partially hand-coloure...

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India.- Greenwood (Timothy) Blackbuck resting at midday, Rajastan, India, watercolour, 1983.

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India.- Greenwood (Timothy) Blackbuck resting at midday, Rajastan, India, watercolour with pencil and coloured chalks, on wove paper, signed and d...

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New Zealand.- South Sea.- , [Plates from Cook's A Voyage Towards the South Pole, Round the World, …

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New Zealand.- South Sea.- , [Plates from Cook's A Voyage Towards the South Pole, Round the World, performed in His Majesty's Ship the 'Resolution'...

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Pacific.- Cook (Captain James) [First Voyage].- Parkinson (Sydney) A Journal of a Voyage to the …

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Pacific.- Cook (Captain James) [First Voyage].- Parkinson (Sydney) A Journal of a Voyage to the South Seas, in his Majesty's Ship, The Endeavour, ...

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Pacific.- Presented by Captain Henry Wilson's son.- Keate (George) An Account of the Pelew …

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Pacific.- Presented by Captain Henry Wilson's son.- Keate (George) An Account of the Pelew Islands...composed from the Journals and Communications...

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Polar.- New Zealand.- Cook (Captain James) A Voyage towards the South Pole, and Round the World, …

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Polar.- New Zealand.- Cook (Captain James) A Voyage towards the South Pole, and Round the World, vol. 2 only (of 2), first edition, 20 engraved pl...

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Russia.- Poland.- Sweden.- Coxe (William) Travels into Poland, Russia, Sweden, and Denmark, 3 …

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Russia.- Poland.- Sweden.- Coxe (William) Travels into Poland, Russia, Sweden, and Denmark, 3 vol., engraved frontispieces, frontispiece to vol. 1...

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Turkey.- Walsh (Rev. Robert) Constantinople, first and second series in 1 vol., 1840.

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Turkey.- Walsh (Rev. Robert) Constantinople, first and second series in 1 vol., 2 additional engraved vignette titles, 2 maps (1 double-page) and ...

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Voyages.- Cook (Captain James) Voyages Round the World, J. Robins, 1820.

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Voyages.- Cook (Captain James) Voyages Round the World, additional engraved title and portrait frontispiece, both frayed with loss and laid down,...

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Voyages.- La Billardière (Jacques-Julien) Atlas pour servir à la Relation du Voyage à la Recherche …

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Voyages.- La Billardière (Jacques-Julien) Atlas pour servir à la Relation du Voyage à la Recherche de la Pérouse ..., atlas vol. only, 39 engraved...

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World.- [Buffon (G.L.M.L., Comte de)] [Atlas de l'Histoire Naturelle des Minéraux], atlas vol. …

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World.- [Buffon (G.L.M.L., Comte de)] [Atlas de l'Histoire Naturelle des Minéraux], atlas vol. only, 8 engraved double-page folding maps, occasion...

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World.- Cooke (George Alexander) Modern and Authentic System of Universal Geography ..., for C. …

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World.- Cooke (George Alexander) Modern and Authentic System of Universal Geography ..., engraved frontispiece, 25 engraved folding map, 42 plates...

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World.- La Mottraye (Aubrey de) Travels through Europe, Asia, and into Part of Africa ..., 2 vol. …

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World.- La Mottraye (Aubrey de) Travels through Europe, Asia, and into Part of Africa ..., 2 vol. only (of 3), 1 engraved double-page map only (of...

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World.- Malte-Brun (M.) Atlas Supplémentaire du Précis de la Géographie Universelle, Paris, 1812 § …

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World.- Malte-Brun (M.) Atlas Supplémentaire du Précis de la Géographie Universelle, 51 engraved maps, partially hand-coloured, 2 double-page, occ...

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Cheshire.- Earwaker (J.P.) East Cheshire: Past and Present,, 2 vol., 1877.

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NO RESERVE Cheshire.- Earwaker (J.P.) East Cheshire: Past and Present, 2 vol., first edition, list of subscribers, 2 mounted photographic plates...

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Ireland.- Barrington (Sir Jonah) Historic Anecdotes and Secret Memoirs of the Legislative Union …

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NO RESERVE Ireland.- Barrington (Sir Jonah) Historic Anecdotes and Secret Memoirs of the Legislative Union between Great Britain and Ireland, fi...

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Irish interest.- The Star Newspaper.- Newspaper seller's placards: 'The Revolt against dear sugar. …

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Irish interest.- The Star Newspaper.- Newspaper seller's placard: 'The Revolt against dear sugar. Parnell cross-examined. Captain Coe's Finals,' S...

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Irish interest.- The Star Newspaper.- Newspaper seller's placard: 'Parnell cross-examined. The …

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Irish interest.- The Star Newspaper.- Newspaper seller's placard: 'Parnell cross-examined. The Scene to-day 200 Men shot down. To-day's racing,' F...

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London.- River Thames.- Colquhoun (P.) A Treatise on the Commerce and Police of the River Thames …

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London.- River Thames.- Colquhoun (P.) A Treatise on the Commerce and Police of the River Thames ..., folding engraved map, trimmed and browned at...

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Worcestershire.- Nash (Treadway Russell) Collections for the History of Worcestershire, 2 vol., …

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NO RESERVE Worcestershire.- Nash (Treadway Russell) Collections for the History of Worcestershire, 2 vol., folding engraved map frontispiece, ad...

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Big-Game.- Roosevelt (Theodore) and George Bird Grinnell American Big-Game Hunting, first English …

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NO RESERVE Big-Game.- Roosevelt (Theodore) and George Bird Grinnell American Big-Game Hunting: The Book of the Boome and Crockett Club, first En...

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Cards, Tricks & Gaming.- How 'Tis Done; or The Secret Out..., c.1864 § Cremer Jun. (W.H., editor) …

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NO RESERVE Cards, Tricks & Gaming.- How 'Tis Done; or The Secret Out..., sixteenth edition, 9pp. publisher's and other advertisements, Hinsdale,...

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Fencing.- Angelo (Domenico) L'Ecole des Armes, avec L'Explication Générale des Principales …

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Fencing.- Angelo (Domenico) L'Ecole des Armes, avec L'Explication Générale des Principales Attitudes et Positions Concernant L'Escrime..., 47 engr...

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Agriculture.- Chemistry.- Voelcker (Augustus) [Contributions to Agricultural Chemistry], vol. 1 …

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Agriculture.- Chemistry.- Voelcker (Augustus) [Contributions to Agricultural Chemistry], vol. 1 only (of 2), comprising 34 articles bound together...

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Birds.- Elliot (Daniel Giraud) Euplocomus Ignitis (Flawless Partridge); Euplocomus Swinhoei …

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Birds.- Elliot (Daniel Giraud) Euplocomus Ignitis (Flawless Partridge); Euplocomus Swinhoei (Swinhoe's Pheasant); Polyplectron Germaini (Germain's...

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Birds.- Elliot (Daniel Giraud) Phasianus Soemmerringi (Soemmerring's Pheasant); Phasianus …

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Birds.- Elliot (Daniel Giraud) Phasianus Soemmerringi (Soemmerring's Pheasant); Phasianus Versicolor (The Green Pheasant), two plates from Elliot'...

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Birds.- Gould (John) and H.C. Richter & J. Wolf. Falco Gyrfalco (Norwegian Falcon), lithograph, …

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Birds.- Gould (John) and H.C. Richter & J. Wolf. Falco Gyrfalco (Norwegian Falcon), one plate from Gould's 'Birds of Great Britain', lithograph wi...

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Birds.- Gould (John) Haliaetus Albicilla (White-tailed eagle), lithograph, [1862-1873].

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Birds.- Gould (John) and H.C. Richter & J. Wolf. Haliaetus Albicilla (White-tailed eagle), from Gould's 'Birds of Great Britain', lithograph with ...

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Birds.- Gould (John) and H.C. Richter & J. Wolf. Strix Candida (Grass Owl); Strix Delicatulis …

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Birds.- Gould (John) and H.C. Richter & J. Wolf. Strix Candida (Grass Owl); Strix Delicatulis (Delicate Owl), from Gould's 'Birds of Great Britain...

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Birds.- Gould (John) and H.C. Richter & J. Wolf. Erythropus Vespertinus (Orange-Legged Hobby); …

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Birds.- Gould (John) and H.C. Richter & J. Wolf. Erythropus Vespertinus (Orange-Legged Hobby); Tinnunculus Alaudarius (Kestrel), from Gould's 'Bir...

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Birds.- Gould (John) and H.C. Richter & J. Wolf. Tinnunculus Alaudarius (Kestrel); Cuculus Canorus …

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Birds.- Gould (John) and H.C. Richter & J. Wolf. Tinnunculus Alaudarius (Kestrel); Cuculus Canorus (The common cuckoo), from Gould's 'Birds of Gre...

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Birds.- Gould (John) and H.C. Richter & J. Wolf. Otis Tarda (Great bustard), lithograph, [1862-1873]

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Birds.- Gould (John) and H.C. Richter & J. Wolf. Otis Tarda (Great bustard), from Gould's 'Birds of Great Britain', lithograph with hand-colouring...

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Birds.- Gould (John) and H.C. Richter & J. Wolf. Merops Apiaster (European bee-eater), lithograph, …

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Birds.- Gould (John) and H.C. Richter & J. Wolf. Merops Apiaster (European bee-eater), from Gould's 'Birds of Great Britain', lithograph with hand...

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Birds.- Gould (John) and H.C. Richter & J. Wolf. Falco Peregrinus (Peregrine Falcon), lithograph, …

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Birds.- Gould (John) and H.C. Richter & J. Wolf. Falco Peregrinus (Peregrine Falcon), from Gould's 'Birds of Great Britain', lithograph with hand-...

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Birds.- Gould (John) and H.C. Richter & J. Wolf. Lagopus Mutus (Rock ptarmigan), lithograph, …

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Birds.- Gould (John) and H.C. Richter & J. Wolf. Lagopus Mutus (Rock ptarmigan), from Gould's 'Birds of Great Britain', lithograph with hand-colou...

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Birds.- Gould (John) and H.C. Richter & J. Wolf. Corvus Cornix (Hooded crow); Turtur Auritus …

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Birds.- Gould (John) and H.C. Richter & J. Wolf. Corvus Cornix (Hooded crow); Turtur Auritus (Turtle dove); Merula Vulgaris (Blackbird), three pla...

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Birds.- India.- Oates (Eugene William) The Nests and Eggs of Indian Birds, 3 vol., second edition, …

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NO RESERVE Birds.- India.- Oates (Eugene William) The Nests and Eggs of Indian Birds, 3 vol., second edition, photographic portrait frontispiece...

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Insects.- Curtis (John) British Entomology; being Illustrations and Descriptions of the Genera of …

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Insects.- Curtis (John) British Entomology; being Illustrations and Descriptions of the Genera of Insects found in Great Britain and Ireland, 8 vo...

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Hanbury (Frederick Janson) An Illustrated Monograph of the British Hieracia, 8 original parts, 24 …

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Hanbury (Frederick Janson) An Illustrated Monograph of the British Hieracia, 8 original parts [all published], 24 hand-coloured lithgoraphed plate...

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Miller (Philip) The Gardener's and Botanist's Dictionary, 4 vol., 1807.

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Miller (Philip) The Gardener's and Botanist's Dictionary, 4 vol.., engraved plates, some foxing, contemporary sprinkled calf, gilt, red and black ...

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Moore (Thomas) The Gardeners' Magazine of Botany, vols. 1 & 2 only (of 3), 1850.

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Moore (Thomas) & William P. Ayres The Gardeners' Magazine of Botany, vols. 1 & 2 only (of 3), additional chromolithographed title to vol. 1, 62 ha...

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Paxton (Joseph) Paxton's Magazine of Botany, vol. 1-5 only (of 16), 221 lithographed plates, …

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Paxton (Joseph) Paxton's Magazine of Botany, vol. 1-5 only (of 16), half-titles, 221 lithographed plates, all but one hand-coloured, 22 double-pag...

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Trees.- Evelyn (John) Sylva, or A discourse of forest-trees, and the propagation of timber in His

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Trees.- Evelyn (John) Sylva, or A discourse of forest-trees, and the propagation of timber in His Majesties dominions. As it was deliver'd in the ...

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Sweet (Robert) The Hot-House and Greenhouse Manual, or Botanical Cultivator, second edition, 1825 …

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NO RESERVE Sweet (Robert) The Hot-House and Greenhouse Manual, or Botanical Cultivator, second edition, previous owner's ink signature to title,...

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Anthropology.- Huxley (Thomas H.) Evidence as to Man's Place in Nature, first edition, first …

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Anthropology.- Huxley (Thomas H.) Evidence as to Man's Place in Nature, first edition, first issue, half-title, engraved frontispiece, illustratio...

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Astronomy.- Manetho, attributed to. Apotelesmaticorum libri sex, editio princeps, Leiden, Frederic …

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Astronomy.- Manetho, attributed to. Apotelesmaticorum libri sex, edited by Jacobus Gronovius, title in red and black and with woodcut printer's de...

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Celestial atlas.- Middleton (James) A Celestial Atlas, [1842].

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Celestial Atlas.- Middleton (James) A Celestial Atlas containing Maps of all the Constellations visible in Great Britain..., calligraphic title, f...

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Medicine.- Abercrombie (John) Pathological and Practical Researches on Diseases of the Stomach, …

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Medicine.- Abercrombie (John) Pathological and Practical Researches on Diseases of the Stomach, the Intestinal Canal, the Liver, and other Viscera...

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Medicine.- Graeme (William) Historia Morbi, 1730; and 4 others (5).

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NO RESERVE Medicine.- Graeme (William) Historia Morbi..., half-title, by T.Warner, 1730 § [Cheyne (George)] A New Theory of Acute and Slow Conti...

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Meteorology.- [Dobson (Matthew) & John Fothergill.] Observations on the Annual Evaporation at …

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NO RESERVE Meteorology.- [Dobson (Matthew) & John Fothergill.] Observations on the Annual Evaporation at Leverpool in Lancashire..., letterpress...

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Physics.- Dublin Imprint.- Thompson (Sir Benjamin) An Essay on Chimney Fire-Places; With Proposals …

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NO RESERVE Physics.- Dublin Imprint.- Thompson (Sir Benjamin) An Essay on Chimney Fire-Places; With Proposals for Improving Them, To Save Fuel.....

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Love.- Martial de Paris, dit d'Auvergne. Aresta amorum, rare first edition, Lyon, Sebastian …

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Love.- Martial de Paris, dit d'Auvergne. Aresta amorum, woodcut printer's device to title and verso of otherwise blank final f., woodcut historiat...

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Brisson (Barnabe) Lexicon Iuris, 3 parts in 1, Frankfurt, Johannes Wechel, 1587.

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Brisson (Barnabe) Lexicon Iuris, 3 parts in 1, collation: *6 A-Z AA-DD6 EE4 FF6 GG4; *4 AAA-MMM6 NNN4; AAAA-GGGG6, double column, title in red and...

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Emblemata.- David (Jan) Occasio. Arrepta. Neglecta, Huius Commoda: illius Incommoda, Antwerp, ex …

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Emblemata.- David (Jan) Occasio. Arrepta. Neglecta, Huius Commoda: illius Incommoda, first edition, 2 parts in 1 vol., first title engraved, 12 fu...

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