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Published 14 Dec. 2017
Title

Tratado de los Usos, Abusos, Propiedades y Virtudes del Tabaco, Cafe, Te y Chocolate: Extractado de los Mejores autores Que Han Tratado de esta Materia, A fin de Que su Uso No Perjudique a la Salud, Antes Bien Pueda Servir de Alivio y Curacion de Muchos M

Authors

Don Antonio Lavedan

Description
Madrid: En la Imprenta Real, 1796. Octavo, full tree calf over boards, red morocco gilt lettered label on spine, marbled endpapers. Front board a little bowed, faint stamps on front and rear cover "Withdrawn State College of Washington Library", edges a little rubbed, library label tipped to front pastedown, rubberstamp from "Early Birds Club, Mexico" on verso of title page, library number at bottom margin of ff "A", terminal free endpaper with two small holes at bottom, light occasional foxing; albeit a nice tight copy . Second edition with an errata leaf.
Publication place:

Publisher

En la Imprenta Real

Date of publication:

1796

First edition:

no

Format:

Date of theft:

ca. June 2007

Date of theft report:

2010-12-23

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Published 14 Dec. 2017
Title

A Naval Expolitor, Shewing and Explaining the Words and Terms of Art Belonging to the Parts, Qualities, and Proportions of Building, Rigging, Furnishings, Fitting a Ship for Sea. Also All Species that are Received into the Magazines and on What Services T

Authors

BLANCKLEY, Thomas Riley

Description
London: Printed by E. Owen in Warwick Lane, and Engraved by Paul Fourdinier at Charing Cross, 1750. [8] 191 pp. Illustrated with engraved title and 330 marginal engravings, three larger engravings in text. Quarto, later full speckled polished calf ruled and decorated in gilt, red and brown gilt lettered spine labels. Slight toning of title page, else fine. First edition. With the bookplate of Donald V. Reardon. An interesting and decorative mari ne dictionary. The engravings are very finely executed and illustrate the text clearly. All manners of word of nautical reference are explained, from A-Baft to Yawes. A contemporary hand has elaborated on the last few words, making for interesting addenda. The four page list of subscribers includes, amongst others and as one might expect, Lord Halifax and others of England's notables of the time. Donald V. Reardon (1914-2005) of San Francisco was a naval architect particularly interested in bookbinding, which he did himself, and collected maritime books for over sixty years.
Publication place:

Publisher

Printed by E. Owen in Warwick Lane, and Engraved by Paul Fourdinier at Charing Cross

Date of publication:

1750

First edition:

no

Format:

Date of theft:

early 2010

Date of theft report:

2010-12-23

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Published 14 Dec. 2017
Title

Taschenbuch der Reisen oder unterhaltende Darstellung der Entdeckungen des 18 Jahrhunderts, in Rucksicht der Lander Menschen und Productenkunde fur jede Klasse von Lesern.

Authors

ZIMMERMAN, E.A.W. von

Description
Leipzig: Gerhard, Fleischer d'Jung, 1805. [4], 283, [3] pp. . Illustrated with copper plates, some folding, and two folding maps, one of the city of Washington, the other of North America from the Tropic of Cancer to northern Canada. 12mo, rebacked (old rebacking), original decorated brown boards. Some rubbing to covers, small tear in each folding map, bookplate on front pastedown, else fine. First edition.
Publication place:

Publisher

Gerhard, Fleischer d'Jung

Date of publication:

1805

First edition:

no

Format:

Date of theft:

August, 2008

Date of theft report:

2010-12-23

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Published 14 Dec. 2017
Title

Le Sphinx. Drame en Quatre Actes

Authors

Octave Feuillet

Description
Paris: Michel Levy Freres, 1874. Illustrated. Octavo, full green morocco with blue and red morocco inlays, all decorated with gilt, heavy gilt spine with raised bands, inner gilt dentelles, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt, by Vermorel, with original wrappers bound in. Fine. First edition with ALs by the author and a "carte de visite" from the play tipped in. Bound in is a two page ALs from Feuillet as well as the original drawi ng of the Sphinx used for the binding. Original wrappers bound in. The play itself premiered at the Theatre François in Paris March 23, 1874.
Publication place:

Publisher

Michel Levy Freres

Date of publication:

1874

First edition:

no

Format:

Date of theft:

2007-2008

Date of theft report:

2010-12-23

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Published 14 Dec. 2017
Title

11 engravings, all maps and views of famous Austrian sights

Authors

most of them by Johann Vincenz Reim 1834-53

Description
The maps and views show Bad Ischl, St. Leonhard, Mariagrün, Straßengl, Steinberg, Andritzursprung, St. Veit, Kremsmünster, Salzburg, Lambach, Steiermark: Detailed List: Bad Ischl, (Der Badeort Ischl vom Postbühel) Altkolorierte Umrissradierung aus Johann Vincenz Reim „Österreichische Ansichten", Wien 1834 - 53, 10,5 x 16 cm - Nebehay-W. 541 / 147.- Die Radierungen von J. V. Reim (1796-1858) gehören zu den größten Seltenheiten der österr. Ansichtengraphik. Alle Blätter erschienen im Eigenverlag u. wurden wahrscheinlich durchwegs von Reim selbst handkoloriert. Aus diesem Grund wurden von den meisten Ansichten nur wenige Exemplare abgezogen.- Bis zum Bildrand beschnitten und auf Papier aufgezogen. St. Leonhard bei Graz, St. Leonhard bei Graz. Altkolorierte Umrissradierung aus Johann Vincenz Reim „Österreichische Ansichten", Wien 1834 - 53, 10,5 x 16 cm - Nebehay-W. 541 / 287. - Die Radierungen von J. V. Reim (1796-1858) gehören zu den größten Seltenheiten der österr.Ansichtengraphik. Alle Blätter erschienen im Eigenverlag u. wurden wahrscheinlich durchwegs von Reim selbst handkoloriert. Aus diesem Grund wurden von den meisten Ansichten nur wenige Exemplare abgezogen Mariagrün bei Graz, Maria Grün bei Graz. Altkolorierte Umrissradierung aus Johann Vincenz Reim „Österreichische Ansichten", Wien 1834 - 53, 10,5 x 16 cm - Nebehay-Wagner 541 / 282. - Die Radierungen von J. V. Reim (1796-1858) gehören zu den größten Seltenheiten der österr. Ansichtengraphik. Alle Blätter erschienen im Eigenverlag u. wurden wahrscheinlich durchwegs von Reim selbst handkoloriert. Aus diesem Grund wurden von den meisten Ansichten nur wenige Exemplare abgezogen. Straßengel bei Graz, Straßengel bei Graz. Altkolorierte Umrissradierung aus Johann Vincenz Reim „Österreichische Ansichten", Wien 1834 - 53, 10,5 x 16 cm - Nebehay-Wagner 541 / 344. - Die Radierungen von J. V. Reim (1796-1858) gehören zu den größten Seltenheiten der österr. Ansichtengraphik. Alle Blätter erschienen im Eigenverlag u. wurden wahrscheinlich durchwegs von Reim selbst handkoloriert. Aus diesem Grund wurden von den meisten Ansichten nur wenige Exemplare abgezogen. Steinberg bei Graz, Am Steinberge bei Gratz. Altkolorierte Umrissradierung aus Johann Vincenz Reim „Österreichische Ansichten", Wien 1834 - 53, 10,5 x 16 cm - Nebehay-Wagner 541 / 378. - Die Radierungen von J. V. Reim (1796-1858) gehören zu den größten Seltenheiten der österr. Ansichtengraphik. Alle Blätter erschienen im Eigenverlag u. wurden wahrscheinlich durchwegs von Reim selbst handkoloriert. Aus diesem Grund wurden von den meisten Ansichten nur wenige Exemplare abgezogen. Andritzursprung bei Graz, Der Andritzursprung bei Gratz. Altkolorierte Umrissradierung aus Johann Vincenz Reim „Österreichische Ansichten", Wien 1834 - 53, 10,5 x 16 cm - Nebehay-Wagner 541 / 394. - Die Radierungen von J. V. Reim (1796-1858) gehören zu den größten Seltenheiten der österr. Ansichtengraphik. Alle Blätter erschienen im Eigenverlag u. wurden wahrscheinlich durchwegs von Reim selbst handkoloriert. Aus diesem Grund wurden von den meisten Ansichten nur wenige Exemplare abgezogen. St. Veit bei Graz, St. Veit bei Gratz. Altkolorierte Umrissradierung aus Johann Vincenz Reim „Österreichische Ansichten", Wien 1834 - 53, 10,5 x 16 cm - Nebehay-Wagner 541 / 395. - Die Radierungen von J. V. Reim (1796-1858) gehören zu den größten Seltenheiten der österr. Ansichtengraphik. Alle Blätter erschienen im Eigenverlag u. wurden wahrscheinlich durchwegs von Reim selbst handkoloriert. Aus diesem Grund wurden von den meisten Ansichten nur wenige Exemplare abgezogen. Kremsmünster, Das Benedictiner-Stift in Kremsmünster. Altkolorierte Umrissradierung aus Johann Vincenz Reim „Österreichische Ansichten", Wien 1834 - 53, 10,5 x 16 cm - Nebehay-W. 541 / 254. - Die Radierungen von J. V. Reim (1796-1858) gehören zu den größten Seltenheiten der österr. Ansichtengraphik. Alle Blätter erschienen im Eigenverlag u. wurden wahrscheinlich durchwegs von Reim selbst handkoloriert. Aus diesem Grund wurden von den meisten Ansichten nur wenige Exemplare abgezogen. Lambach, Das Benedictinerstift in Lambach in Ob.Österreich. Altkolorierte Umrissradierung aus Johann Vincenz Reim „Österreichische Ansichten", Wien 1834 - 53, 10,5 x 16 cm - Nebehay-W. 541 / 183. - Die Radierungen von J. V. Reim (1796-1858) gehören zu den größten Seltenheiten der österr. Ansichtengraphik. Alle Blätter erschienen im Eigenverlag u. wurden wahrscheinlich durchwegs von Reim selbst handkoloriert. Aus diesem Grund wurden von den meisten Ansichten nur wenige Exemplare abgezogen. Salzburg, Episcopatus Salczburgensis. Altkolorierte Kupferstich-Karte aus Michael von Eitzing „Itinerarium Orbis Christiani" Köln 1579/80, 13,5 x 18 cm - Schaup 1.3.1 - Bonacker 149 - Meurer, Atlantes IOC 64.- Sehr seltene Karte aus dem ältesten europäischen Straßenatlas und somit die erste gedruckte Strassenkarte von Salzburg! vorliegend die früheste Ausgabe, vor jeder Numerierung. Mit 3 eingetragenen Fernzielen im Kartenrand: Nürnberg, Linz, Innsbruck.- Oberhalb rechts, im w. Rand hs. mit Tinte num. 42, sonst tadelloser Zustand. Steiermark, Stiria Steyrmarch Stiremarche. Altkolorierte Kupferstich-Karte aus Michael von Eitzing „Itinerarium Orbis Christiani" Köln 1579/80, 13,5 x 18 cm - Bonacker 149 - Meurer, Atlantes IOC 64.- Sehr seltene Karte aus dem ältesten europäischen Straßenatlas und somit die erste gedruckte Straßenkarte der Steiermark! vorliegend die früheste Ausgabe, vor jeder Numerierung.- Mit 4 eingetragenen Fernzielen im Kartenrand: Linz, Wien, Villach Salzburg.- Oberhalb rechts, im w. Rand hs. mit Tinte num. 43, sonst tadelloser Zustand.
Publication place:

Publisher

Date of publication:

1834-53

First edition:

no

Format:

Date of theft:

Date of theft report:

2010-12-03

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Published 14 Dec. 2017
Title

In Darkest Africa or the Quest, Rescue, and Retreat of Emin, Governor of Equatoria.

Authors

STANLEY (Henry M.)

Description
First edition. 2 vols. Frontispieces, 3 folding coloured maps & 36 plates, with numerous illustrations. 8vo. Extremely fine original pictorial cloth, gilt. xv, 529; xv, 472pp.
Publication place:

Publisher

Sampson Low, Marston, Searle & Rivington

Date of publication:

1890

First edition:

no

Format:

Date of theft:

18th November 2010

Date of theft report:

2010-11-25

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Published 14 Dec. 2017
Title

Curia Politiae: or, The Apologies of Severall Princes: Justifying to the World Their Most Eminent Actions, by the Strength of Reason, and the Most Exact Rules of Policie ...

Authors

[SCUDERY, George De] [THURLOE, John]

Description
First English edition. Illustrated with engraved frontispiece and eleven portraits. Small folio, three quarter brown morocco over brown cloth, lettered in gilt on spine, marbled endpapers. Spine and corners a little rubbed, spine slightly faded, else fine. With the last leaf signed [in the plate] by Thurloe Secr'. Thurloe was Secretary of State to Oliver and Richard Cromwell. With the bookplate of Howard C. Levis, F. S. A.
Publication place:

Publisher

Printed for Humphrey Moseley at the sign of Prince's Arms in St. Pauls Church-yard

Date of publication:

1654

First edition:

no

Format:

Date of theft:

September/October 2010

Date of theft report:

2010-11-09

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Published 14 Dec. 2017
Title

California Hills

Authors

Millier, Arthur

Description
cream and blue patterned boards. Illustrated by Paul Landacre. One of 500 copies, signed by Landacre. Covers a little browned at edges, faint browning to inner margins (from spine glue?), else interior fine
Publication place:

Publisher

Bruce McCallister

Date of publication:

1931

First edition:

no

Format:

Date of theft:

September/October 2010

Date of theft report:

2010-11-09

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Published 14 Dec. 2017
Title

Botanical Books

Authors

Various authors

Description
Botanical books from seventeenth century botanical works to modern books on plants and gardening.
Publication place:

Publisher

Date of publication:

First edition:

no

Format:

Date of theft:

unknown

Date of theft report:

2010-11-09

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Published 14 Dec. 2017
Title

Rubaiyat

Authors

Omar Khayyam

Description
A collection of 8 Rubaiyats stolen, including one signed 1st edition (of Fitzgerald translation, presumably)
Publication place:

Publisher

Date of publication:

First edition:

no

Format:

Date of theft:

11/03/2010

Date of theft report:

2010-11-08

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Published 14 Dec. 2017
Title

Fodinæ regales: or, The history, laws and places of the chief mines and mineral works in England, Wales, and the English Pale in Ireland

Authors

PETTUS, Sir John 1613-1690

Description
as also of the mint and mony : with a clavis explaining some difficult words relating to mines, &c. London : Printed by H.L. & R.B. for Thomas Basset, 1670. Pagination: [15], 108, [7] p., [2] leaves of plates : ill., port. ; 30 cm. Error in paging: 65 numbered 56. Errata: p. [7] at end. Accession number: 393/1932. ESTC Citation number: R190
Publication place:

Publisher

Thomas Basset, 1670, London

Date of publication:

1670

First edition:

no

Format:

Date of theft:

Not known

Date of theft report:

2010-11-02

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Published 14 Dec. 2017
Title

Nummi britannici historia: or, An historical account of English money, from the conquest to the uniting of the two kingdoms by King James I. and of Great Britain to the present time.

Authors

LEAKE, Stephen Martin

Description
With particular descriptions of each piece, and illustrated cuts of the more antient. A work hitherto unattempted ... Particularly calculated for the benefit of the curious collector of English coin. Pagination: x, 144, [6] p. : viii plates ; 19 cm. Accession number: 127/1936 TNA Call number: 737.4941 ESTC Citation number: T57095
Publication place:

Publisher

London : W. Meadows, 1726

Date of publication:

1726

First edition:

no

Format:

Date of theft:

Not known

Date of theft report:

2010-11-02

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Published 14 Dec. 2017
Title

Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone

Authors

J K Rowling

Description
Restored ex-library copy, some colouring to the extremities and the shadow of an ink stamp on the title page - First UK edition.
Publication place:

Publisher

Date of publication:

First edition:

no

Format:

Date of theft:

30 October 2010

Date of theft report:

2010-11-01

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Published 14 Dec. 2017
Title

Lettera al signor Francesco Saliti ... bound with 5 others

Authors

Fabrizio Guastaferri

Description
Fabrizio GUASTAFERRI Lettera … al sig. Giovanni Francesco Saliti … con la quale gli dà parte dei suoi trattenimenti. Seconda edizione. In Roma, presso Giacomo Dragondelli, 1671. (Bound with): The same Lettera seconda (-quinta) … In Roma, per Giacomo Dragondelli, 1666, 1665, 1667, 1668. (And with) The same (Drop-title) Nuova bilancia dei liquidi … estratta dal V. Giornale dei Letterati … (Colo phon: In Roma, per il Tinassi, 1672). 6 parts in one volume. 8vo. 56 pages; 64 pages; 48 pages; 48 pages; 55 pages; 13 pages. With one full-page engraving (probably not pertinent to the work) before the sixth part, woodcut vignettes on the title-pages of the first five parts, and 12 (0+2+4+2+3+1) large woodcuts in the text. Small 8vo, contemporary Roman vellum. A name effaced on the first title-page, a tear in the paper on the title-page of the third part (defect of the paper, easily repairable and entailing no loss), some quires very slightly toned, otherwise an excellent copy.
Publication place:

Publisher

Dragondelli

Date of publication:

1672-10-30

First edition:

no

Format:

Date of theft:

10/30/2010

Date of theft report:

2010-10-30

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Published 14 Dec. 2017
Title

Maps of Middlesex

Authors

Norden, Blaeu, Blome, Kitchin, Moule

Description
6 framed and mounted maps of Middlesex
Publication place:

Publisher

Date of publication:

First edition:

no

Format:

Date of theft:

7 October 2010

Date of theft report:

2010-10-12

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Published 14 Dec. 2017
Title

Elsevere Republics

Authors

Camden et al

Description
21 of a set of 44 velum bound books (8vo) in Latin and Greek, dating from the mid 17th century, possibly 1639. (One of the remaining small books - they are about 10cm tall - is "Rerum Anglicarum et Hibernicarum Annales..... ultima editis 1639")
Publication place:

Publisher

Date of publication:

1639

First edition:

no

Format:

Date of theft:

5 October 2010

Date of theft report:

2010-10-06

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Published 14 Dec. 2017
Title

A Naturalist's Voyage

Authors

Charles Darwin

Description
Original dark green cloth, gilt vignette to upper cover. Freeman 58
Publication place:

Publisher

John Murray

Date of publication:

1890

First edition:

no

Format:

Date of theft:

Date of theft report:

2010-10-05

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Published 14 Dec. 2017
Title

Fragments on the theory and practice of Landscape Gardening

Authors

H. Repton

Description
London 1816. Publisher: London: printed by T. Bensley and Son; for J. Taylor, at the Architectural Library, 1816. 43 aquatint plates from drawings by H. Repton, of which 21 are hand-coloured, 11 with overslips, 3 double-page; 5 are tinted, one with overslip; the remainder uncoloured, 3 with overslips; 9 aquatint vignettes in the text, 2 with overslips; numerous woodcuts in the text. This is a very nice copy in original binding. Quarto. It is exceptional scarce.
Publication place:

Publisher

printed by T. Bensley and Son; for J. Taylor, at the Architectural Library

Date of publication:

2010-09-29

First edition:

no

Format:

Date of theft:

either Saturday 25th or Sunday 26th September 2010

Date of theft report:

2010-09-26

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Published 14 Dec. 2017
Title

Bacon's Esseaies 1612: Beale

Authors

Bacon's "Essaies" edited by Beale (Gibson 6)

Description
incomplete copy of the 1612 edition of Bacon's "Essaies" edited by Beale (Gibson 6)
Publication place:

Publisher

Date of publication:

2010-09-22

First edition:

no

Format:

Date of theft:

22 September 2010

Date of theft report:

2010-09-24

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Published 14 Dec. 2017
Title

dustjacket design by Bill Botten for Verity Bargate's NO, MAMA NO!

Authors

Verity Bargate

Description
The original, unused, dustjacket design by Bill Botten for Verity Bargate's NO, MAMA NO! This delightful design shows a doll-s head with a pair of scissors stuck in one eye. It was not used for the jacket.
Publication place:

Publisher

Date of publication:

First edition:

no

Format:

Date of theft:

unknown

Date of theft report:

2010-09-23

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Published 14 Dec. 2017
Title

Picturesque views with an historical view of the Inns of Court in London and Westminster

Authors

Samuel Ireland

Description
Samuel Ireland. Picturesque views with an historical view of the Inns of Court in London and Westminster. London 1800. With 21 aquatint plates.
Publication place:

Publisher

Date of publication:

First edition:

no

Format:

Date of theft:

12th March 2009

Date of theft report:

2010-07-16

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Published 14 Dec. 2017
Title

Histoire de Gérard de Nevers et de la belle Euriant sa mie.

Authors

TRESSAN Comte de (Aux Armes de Caroline Murat)

Description
Paris, Didot jeune, 1792, , in-12, dont 4 jolies figure de Moreau. reliure veau XVIIIème, tranche dorée, au dos, le chiffre CM pour caroline Murat, Reine de Naples. Provenance: vente Drouot du Prince Murat du 3 décembre 1986.
Publication place:

Publisher

Didot jeune

Date of publication:

1970-01-01

First edition:

no

Format:

Date of theft:

Durant le mois de Juin au cours d'un transport TNT service pas sécurisé !!

Date of theft report:

2010-06-29

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Published 14 Dec. 2017
Title

L'Ordre des Oiseaux

Authors

Saint-John Perse

Description
Folio. pp. 54. Illustrated with 12 original colour aquatints by Georges Braque. Original publisher's black morocco-backed moiré silk-covered boards by Jean Duval, upper board with onlaid paper collage bird design after Braque.
Publication place:

Publisher

Au Vent d'Arles

Date of publication:

2010-06-28

First edition:

no

Format:

Date of theft:

25 June 2010

Date of theft report:

2010-06-28

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