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Lot of thirty-four reference books, mostly history and science, to include: Swan, Claudia, "The Clutius Botanical Watercolors: Plants and Flowers of the Renaissance," New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1998, edited by Eve Sinaiko, illustrated by 142 plates from the collection of 1,800 in the Jagiellon University Library, Krakow, First edition, signed and inscribed by the author, olive cloth; Ford, Brian J., "Images of Science: A History of Scientific Illustration," New York: Oxford University Press, 1993, illustrated by color and black and white throughout, First printing of US edition, green paper covered boards, gloss coated paper; Horikiri, Zenjiro, "Tokyo and Its Undertakings," Tokyo: City of Tokyo, 1929, pictorial paper-covered cloth, with pictorial end papers, illustrated with black and white photographs as well as two tipped-in color plates; Harrington, James, "The Oceana of James Harrington, Esq," Dublin: Printed by R. Reilly, For J. Smith, and W. Bruce, on the Blind-Key, 1737, illustrated by portrait frontis, second Toland edition, folio, engraved portrait as frontis and engraving titled The Manner and Use of the Ballot Quarto; Scott, James Brown, "The Spanish Origin of International Law: Francisco de Vitoria and His Law of Nations," London: Oxford University Press, 1934, illustrated by two portraits, First edition, light brown cloth with embossed rules, black lettering at the spine. Provenance: From a Massachusetts estate.

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34 Reference Books

Estimate $400 - $600Aug 14, 2016
117 Elliott Street
Beverly, MA 01915
United States
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