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Golf Book Collection

Golf Book Collection Bantock, Miles. On Many Greens A Book of Golf and Golfers. New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1901. pp. xiv, 167. 12mo. Bound in green cloth with black lettering, and black, red, and cream decoration to spine and front board. Black and white photos, and woodcut vignette headpieces. Rubbing to edges, ffep excised,Read More

Verve Magazine Collection

Verve was a modernist art magazine published in Paris by Tériade from 1937-1960. It was a sumptuous medley of art and criticism featuring the best and of modern and pre-modern European art, including lithographs by the most prominent artists of the time and place.   Tériade, E., ed. Verve : Volume 1, No’s 1, 2,Read More

1533 Aldine De Re Rustica [SOLD]

  Cato (Marcus Porcius), Marcus Terentius Varro, Junius Moderatus Columella and Rutilius Taurus Palladius. Libri de re Rustica. Venice: heirs of Aldus and Andrea Torresani, 1533. 8vo. 18th century red morocco, gilt lettering and rules, spine in compartments and with green title label, marbled endpapers. Tall copy. Three woodcut printer’s devices, 16 woodcut diagrams, initialRead More

Estienne’s Medical Lexicon, 1564.

Estienne, Henri. Dictionarium Medicum Vel, Expositiones Cocum Medicinaliu, ad verbum excerptae ex Hippocrate, Aretaeo, Galeno, Oribasio, Rufo Ephesio, Aetio, Alex. Tralliano, Paulo Aegineta, Actuario, Corn. Celso. Cum Latina interpretatione. Lexica duo in Hippocratem huic Dictionario praefixa sunt, unum, Erotiani, nunqua antea editu: alteru, Galeni, multo emendatius quàm antea excusum. [Geneva]: Henri Estienne for Ulrich Fugger,Read More

Signed Books Collection

  This just in: a collection of over 50 *signed* books, including Irvine Welsh, Neil Gaiman, Richard Ford, Michael Chabon, Simon Winchester, Alice Munro, Michael Faber, Thomas King, Margaret Visser, Richard B Wright, Marilynne Robinson, William Gibson, Alistair MacLeod, Simon Winchester, Rawi Hage, Jake MacDonald, David Bergen, Maggie Siggins, and more. See the slideshow forRead More

Ancient Sex and Death Collection

ANCIENT SEX AND DEATH MISCELLANY Adams, J. N. The Latin Sexual Vocabulary. Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 1990. ISBN: 9780801841064. pp. 272. 8vo. Covers sunned, neat ink name, contents clean; very good-. Paperback. (#034478)                   $15.00 Bartsch, Shadi . The Mirror of the Self Sexuality, Self-Knowledge, and the Gaze in the Early Roman Empire. Chicago:Read More