Numbers in/&/of Pictures (A List for March, 2023)

Kerk, R.; B. Hoppner (ed.)

Dekorationen der modernen Kalten Küche / Modern Cold Dishes and their Decoration / Cuisine froide modern et decorations

Koln: W. Peipers & Co., printer, 1929.

Booklet "Moderne Kaltgerichte und Dekorationen" plus 3 volumes of plates in cloth-backed portfolio enclosure with flaps and fabric ties. Second edition, so stated on folder; no edition remarks in contents. Oblong 8vo, 5.5 x 8.75 inches. Folder generally Very Good with some tearing and repair to the panels, contents (books) Near Fine. 80pp explanatory booklet ia bit fragile, printed...

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Sansone, Antonio; J. A. Montpellier (trans.)

L'Impression des Tissus de Coton: Blanchiment - Impression - Teinture. Atlas.

First Edition. Paris: Georges Carré, 1889.

Manchester: Abel Heywood and Son; London: Simpkin Marshal; Paris: Georges Carré. Cloth 8vo, (1) title page followed by 38 engraved plates (mostly double- and folding), then 11 numbered leaves with a total of 56 mounted fabric samples. Very Good condition with occasional foxing and toning from residual soot, inner hinges neatly reinforced, mild rubbing to extremities. First edition atlas (plates)...

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Eckels, H. S. [Howard Samuel]

Eckels Anatomical Aid, with original chart drawings (Heirloom anatomy guides from a family of undertakers)

Philadelphia: Eckels & Co., c.1903 (1905).

Eckels Anatomical Aid belonging to Earl Clifton Miller (1887-1966) and pair of late 1930s anatomical charts by his son, Earl C. Miller, Jr. (1913-1988). The charts measure 22 x 14 inches, drawn in ink and colored pencil, signed and initialed by Earl C. Miller Jr. Eckels Anatomical Aid compiled and published by H.S. Eckels, Philadelphia ca. 1903. Pebbled cloth...

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Foster, William (illus.) [juvenile]

The Bible Emblem Anniversary Book

London: George Routledge & Sons, ca. 1883. the compilers of The Floral Birthday Book; illustrated by William Foster; engraved and printed by Edmund Evans. Hardcover 16mo, 5.5 x 4.5 inches, 135pp + 62 blank leaves of lined paper interleaved between the calendar pages. Deep ink blue coated boards with gilt-stamped title, red inked edges. Near Fine with rubbing to corners and spine ends, offsetting to endpapers....

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Webster, Noah

A Manual of Useful Studies for the Instruction of Young Persons of Both Sexes, in Families and Schools

Philadelphia: Jesper Harding, 1846.

First edition published in 1839, this printing from 1846. Full calf 12mo, 248pp. Complete with 6 engraved plates. Very Good with scuffing to the leather and slight loss to both spine ends. Boards slightly bowed, causing splitting at the upper rear joint. Half-inch torn from the upper corner of the front flyleaf. Small area at the bottom cover and rear...

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De Tissage de Soies A Bluter, Societe Suisse Thal (Catalog of woven silk by Dufour, with 108 swatches)

Dufour & Comp., 1914.

Gilt-stamped red cloth hardcover 16mo. 9 heavy card leaves with a glossy deep royal blue-purple lining with tissue guards between leaves. 6 swatches mounted on each of the 18 pages, 108 samples in total. The company's history of gold medals at international expositions is commemorated on the covers, from the 1855 Paris Exposition to the 1914 Swiss National Exhibition in...

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Schraidt, F. [Ferdinand Friederich Hans, 1880-]

Geometrical Drawing: A Collection of Plates for Practical Use in Elementary Mechanical Drawing

San Francisco: Whitaker and Ray-Wiggin Co., 1915.

Oblong 8vo, cloth backed boards, xii, 66 numbered plates. Very Good with rubbing and soil to the boards, bumped around the edges. Front flyleaf with a few marks, including signature of John Hulen, and upper corner torn away (approx. 1.5"sq). Occasional pencil marks, mostly numbers written into the allocated boxes above several plates and a few mathematical calculations on the...

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[blueprints, ephemera]

The Railway Transition Spiral

8.75 x 5 inches. 82 individually cut blueprint leaves bound with two brass brads in tan wraps with handwritten title. No publication information given; cover bears the name and signature of Frederic M. Smith, possibly ca. 1920. Very Good condition: Wraps creased at the overextended edges, mild soil. Two leaves have pales stripes indicating where the original document was...

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Treasury Department, United States Public Health Service [psychological testing] [Howard Andrew Knox, Augustus F. Sherman]

Manual of the Mental Examination of Aliens 1918

Washington DC: Government Printing Office, 1918.

Treasury Department, United States Public Health Service Miscellaneous Publication No. 18. Guidelines issued by the Surgeon General for the screening of immigrants at Ellis Island and coastal ports. Softcover 16mo, 118pp. Very Good condition: Spine rolled with very slight loss at the ends; last lined page and first page of the index are stuck together with a small tear where...

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Bruce, W. Ironside (1876-1921)

A System of Radiography with an Atlas of the Normal

First American Edition. New York: Rebman, 1907.

First American Edition, published the same year as the London First Edition (H. K. Lewis). Oblong folio, 11x15 inches. xi, 109pp. Printed on coated paper. 108 b&w plates illustrating 27 positions figured by Bruce for optimal diagnostic use of the x-ray. Very Good oversize volume with expected stress and wear to the joints and spine ends; about two inches...

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(Milton Bradley Co.; Joshua Girling Fitch) [learning aids, educational ephemera]

Fitch Number Cards (Milton Bradley #8019)

Springfield, MA: Milton Bradley Co., ca. 1920s.

Complete set of 36 cards in the original paperboard box. Each card measures 6 x 11.25 inches; box measures 6.5 x 11.75 x 1.25 inches. Two cards (8 & 24) have tape reinforcement, otherwise, the cards are in Very Good condition with age toning, creasing and light handling wear. Box in Fair to Good condition: edges with old cloth tape...

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Emerson, Frederick

The North American Arithmetic. Part First, Containing Elementary Lessons. (Emerson's First Part)

First Edition. Boston: Lincoln and Edmands, 1829.

Cloth-backed paper-covered boards; 12mo, 48pp. First printing, preface dated August 20, 1829. Very Good condition with mild rubbing and soil, small tear in the gutter of the flyleaf where it got stuck to the pastedown, some foxing and faint residual tidemark toward the top edge. Presents nicely with bold print and tight binding.

First edition of the exquisitely graphic math...

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Goff, Milton B.; John Karst (illus.)

First Book in Arithmetic (Oral and Written; American Progressive Series)

First Edition. Pittsburgh: H. I. Gourley, 1876.

First edition, 1876. Cloth-backed boards, 12mo, 144pp. Copyright A. H. English & Co. Very Good+ with mild soil and wear to exterior; internally tight and clean. A particularly handsome elementary math textbook with elaborate illustrations by noted engraver John Karst, who illustrated the McGuffey's Readers and other educational works. Goff was a math professor at the Western University of Pennsylvania...

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