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Lot 1372
Lot of forty reference books, on the subjects of history, arts and sciences, to include: Hooper, Robert, M.D., "The Physician's Vade-Mecum: Containing the Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis, Prognosis, and Treatment of Diseases," Albany, NY: E. F. Backus, 1809, First American edition, first published in London earlier the same year, original full calf with red leather label at spine; Lesley, J. P., "Manual of Coal and Its Topography," Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott Co, 1856, illustrated by 66 text figures, First edition, original green blind-stamped cloth; Bowditch, LL. D, Nathaniel, "New American Practical Navigator," New York: E. & G. W. Blunt, 1859, illustrated by a fold-out chart of the Atlantic Ocean, dated 1857 as frontispiece, 12 plates and 56 tables, also includes a fold-out Latitude/Longitude chart and 2 pages of publisher's advertisements; Lyman, Payson W., "History of Easthampton," Northampton: Trumbull & Gere, 1866, First edition, original embossed brown cloth, laid-in is a Centennial Souvenir of Easthampton, dated 1885, commemorating the founding of Easthampton in 1785; O'Halloran, Sylvester, "The History of Ireland," Boston: Murphy and McCarthy, 1884, illustrated by two steel-engraved plates after W. H. Bartlett and many other plates after Bartlett and others, pictorial gilt on maroon cloth binding. Provenance: From a Massachusetts estate.

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40 Reference Books

Estimate $600 - $900Aug 14, 2016
Beverly, MA, USA