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Science & Medicine List

The Chemist and Druggist A Weekly Trade Journal / Volume XXIX July to December, 1886. London, 1886. pp. viii, 858. Index to contents at beginning of volume. 4to. This volume bound in original 3/4 leather over ‘pebbled’ dark brown buckram, with the spine in compartments and with morocco spine labels. Vertical crease on pages, elseRead More

Aldine Poliziano OMNIA OPERA, 1498 [SOLD]

ONE OF THE GREAT ALDINE INCUNABLES THE 1498 EDITIO PRINCEPS OF THE WORKS OF ANGELO POLIZIANO: Omnia Opera Angeli Politiani, et alia quaedam lectu digna, quorum nomina in sequenti indice videre licet.  PRINTED AT VENICE IN TWO FOLIO VOLUMES IN LATIN, ITALIAN, GREEK AND HEBREW, THE FIRST COLLECTED EDITION OF ANY MODERN AUTHOR.  – from the collections of Etienne Baluze and George Abrams  – Printed in twoRead More

Canadian Art Catalogue

Somewhat recently in the evolution of Bison Books, interest and opportunity have led me further into a specialty in Canadian art books. As an art lover and opportunist, I have begun to extend the reach of the art section, including everything from the collectable and valuable books, to ephemeral items and good quality general referenceRead More

NYC III, 2019

March 2019 saw my third trip to New York City in as many years, again at the behest of my dear friend Doug of Douglas Stewart Fine Books. He needed an extra set of hands to manage his booth at the glittering New York International Book Fair in the spectacular Park Avenue Armory, and IRead More