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Life and Letters of Edward Lhwyd, second keeper of the Old Ashmolean Museum. His letters, presented in chronological sequence and dating from 1684 to 1704, throw new light upon the first materials upon which he founded his new Sciences. Part of the Oxford Books on the History of Science series. Blue cloth, gilt title to spine. 5 b/w plates and numerous text illustrations. 576 pages includes index. All plates present. Spine and corners very slightly bumped and rubbed. Spine slightly faded with one small mark. A few small foxspots to endpapers, pages lightly tanned else contents clean.
Dr. Plot and the Correspondence of the Philosophical Society of Oxford. Correspondence dating from 1680-1695 recapturing a Golden Age in British Science. Part of the Oxford Books on the History of Science series. Blue cloth, gilt title to spine. 10 b/w plates. 434 pages includes index. All plates present. Spine and corners very slightly bumped and rubbed. Spine slightly faded. Small closed tear in cloth at edge of rear cover. Pages lightly browned with a few foxspots to edge of textblock. Contents clean.
A thoughtful treatment of a crucial period of the Italian campaign. Matt pictorial boards. B/w photos and illustrations. ISBN: 9780199974641.
THE BIRDS OF SOUTH AMERICA VOLUME II THE SUBOSCINE PASSERINES
Written by Robert S. Ridgely; Guy Tudor.
Stock no. 1819321
Published by Oxford University Press. 1st 1994. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.
Ovenbirds and Woodcreepers; Antbrids, Gnateaters, and Tapaculos; Tyrant Flycatchers; Manakins and Cotingas. Green cloth boards, gilt title to spine and vignette to front. Colour plates and b/w distribution maps. ISBN: 0198572182. Very minor foxing to top edge of text block. Pictorial dustwrapper has minor creasing to top & tail of spine.
THE BIRDS OF SOUTH AMERICA VOLUME I THE OSCINE PASSERINES
Written by Robert S. Ridgely; Guy Tudor.
Stock no. 1819314
Published by Oxford University Press. 1st 1989. Slightly better than very good condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.
Jays and Swallows; Wrens, Thrushes, and Allies; Vireos and Wood Warblers; Tanagers, Icterids, and Finches. Red cloth boards, gilt title to spine and vignette of South America to front. Colour plates and b/w distribution maps. xvi and 516 pages including index. ISBN: 0198572174. Lower edge of text block slightly grubby from shelf wear. Binding process a little lax at the base of spine (gapes slightly).
THAT BOARDING-SCHOOL GIRL
Written by Dorita Fairlie Bruce. Illustrated by R.H. Brock.
Stock no. 1318815
Published by Oxford University Press; Humphrey Milford. 1st 1925. Almost very good condition in a good dustwrapper.
Pretty pictorial boards with wraparound picture by Sybil Tawse. Colour frontis and b/w illustrations. 160 pages. 8.25 x 6.25". Spine and corners bumped. Spine has been stuck down with glue. Top of spine partly browned. There is a slight binding error of one page gathering being a couple of millimetres higher than the other pages, also glue has leaked at the first page of that gathering causing a tear in the two pages affected (54 & 55). Dustwrapper is grubby and edge worn and chipped, extensive tape repairs on verso of browned spine, loss at top and bottom. A few other tape repairs on verso.
Behind the Scenes of Papal Death and Succession. Red cloth spine, with gilt title. Brown boards. ISBN: 0195178343. A little pencil annotation.
Blue boards, red title to spine. This book is a historical exploration of how the 'Doctor's Bible' - continuously in print for 150 years - was originally created. ISBN: 9780199552993. A little pencil writing to first page. Wrapper has some edge-creasing.
Blue/green boards, gilt title to spine. Alexandra Hasluck is an historian. ISBN: 0195542983. A couple of grubby marks to wrapper.
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An Anthology of Nineteeth-Century Sources. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 9780195331134. Some pencil annotation to front endpaper. Couple of small scuffs to wrapper.
RESISTING HITLER MILDRED HARNACK AND THE RED ORCHESTRA
Written by Shareen Blair Brysac.
Stock no. 2132938
Published by Oxford University Press. 1st 2000. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
The Life and Death of an American Woman in Nazi Germany. White cloth spine, pale boards. ISBN: 0195132696. Some marks to outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased.
Black cloth with gilt title to spine. ISBN: 0195621573. Mottling to covers - from possible damp at one time. Foxing and browning to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-torn, with a little loss; some grubby marks and foxing.