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  • Woodburn Catalogue 1217 Holiday List

    Woodburn Catalogue 1217 Holiday List

    Bookseller: Woodburn Books

    Specialties:
    • Botany
    • Gardening
    • Illustrated books
    • Natural history
    • Old and rare books

    Other Specialties:
    American Horticultural Literature, Garden Design, Garden History, Herbs & Herbals, Landscape Architecture, Plants
    View the catalogue (909.44 kB): 3625_List 1217.pdf
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    Horticulture List #1217 (December 2017) – “Holiday List” – contains a descriptive listing of 31 horticulture and gardening books. Highlights include: Barton’s FLORA OF NORTH AMERICA (Philadelphia 1821-1823); Cook’s MANNER OF RAISING, ORDERING AND IMPROVING FOREST-TREES (London 1717); Embury’s AMERICAN WILD FLOWERS (NY & Philadelphia 1845); and Keese’s FLORAL KEEPSAKE (NY 1854). Please contact us at info@woodburnbooks.com or phone us at (609) 466-0522 if you would like to receive a print version of this catalogue.

  • Short List No. 244 - A Christmas Selection.

    Short List No. 244 - A Christmas Selection.

    Bookseller: Gaston Renard Fine and Rare Books

    Specialties:
    • Art
    • History
    • Literature
    • Natural history
    • Polar
    • Science and technology

    View the catalogue (2.05 MB): 3622_Short List 244.pdf
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  • Short List No. 243 - A W List.

    Short List No. 243 - A W List.

    Bookseller: Gaston Renard Fine and Rare Books

    Specialties:
    • Anthropology
    • Bibliography
    • Literature
    • Military
    • Natural history
    • Science and technology
    • Travel

    Other Specialties:
    Antarctica
    Exploration
    View the catalogue (1.95 MB): 3606_Short List 243.pdf
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  • 2017 Catalogue 112

    2017 Catalogue 112

    Bookseller: Asher Rare Books (Since 1830)

    Specialties:
    • Architecture
    • Atlases and maps
    • Illustrated books
    • Natural history
    • Old and rare books
    • Science and technology
    • Travel

    View the catalogue (6.6 MB): 3601_2017 Catalogue 112.pdf
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  • Selections. Rare Books and Art.

    Selections. Rare Books and Art.

    Bookseller: Jeschke van Vliet Auctions Berlin GmbH

    Specialties:
    • Art
    • Artists' Books
    • Illustrated books
    • Modern illustrated books
    • Natural history
    • Photography
    • Posters

    View the catalogue (79.44 MB): 3594_katalog_119_online_komp_korr.pdf
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  • Short List No. 241 - Books on Books, Bibliography, Reference.

    Short List No. 241 - Books on Books, Bibliography, Reference.

    Bookseller: Gaston Renard Fine and Rare Books

    Specialties:
    • Bibliography
    • Books about Books
    • Early printing
    • Literature
    • Natural history

    Other Specialties:
    Reference
    Book Collecting
    Bookselling
    Biography
    Bookbinding
    View the catalogue (1.51 MB): 3562_Short List 241.pdf
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  • Manuscripts & Archives - Autumn 2017

    Manuscripts & Archives - Autumn 2017

    Bookseller: Voyager Press Rare Books & Manuscripts

    Specialties:
    • Far East
    • Manuscripts
    • Natural history
    • Photography
    • Physics
    • Second World War
    • Travel

    View the catalogue (3.61 MB): 3557_Chelsea2017small.pdf
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    Some highlights in this catalog include Photography...

    1926 - Australia - Three Photo Albums containing 427 Gelatin Silver Prints with Rare Views of Palm Island Penal Settlement

    1936 - World Voyage of Irish Playwright, George Bernard Shaw - Photo Album Chronicling his Voyage on board the SS Arandora Star

    1940 - WWII Italy - Photographs include the Public Hanging of Mussolini in Milan, Liberation of Paris, France and Italy

    1943 - WWII British India - Two Photo Albums with a Mini Archive of War Medals, Letters & Telegrams

    1952 - British Somaliland - Photo Album with 340 Gelatin Silver Prints, Postcards, Ephemera, Military Documents, including (4) URGENT Manuscript Despatches, and Maps of Patrol Routes & Defence Strategies

    1953 - Egypt - Photo Album of British Controlled Suez Canal Zone with over 200 Gelatin Silver Prints with Highly Detailed Manuscript Captions

  • Short List No. 240 - Australiana.

    Short List No. 240 - Australiana.

    Bookseller: Gaston Renard Fine and Rare Books

    Specialties:
    • Australiana
    • Botany
    • History
    • Natural history
    • Travel

    Other Specialties:
    Exploration
    Goldfields
    View the catalogue (1.13 MB): 3553_Short List 240.pdf
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  • Short List No. 239 - Another Random Decade (1871-1880).

    Short List No. 239 - Another Random Decade (1871-1880).

    Bookseller: Gaston Renard Fine and Rare Books

    Specialties:
    • Anthropology
    • Atlases and maps
    • Australiana
    • Botany
    • Natural history
    • Science and technology
    • Zoology

    Other Specialties:
    Evolution
    Charles Darwin
    Exploration
    View the catalogue (1.04 MB): 3535_Short List 239.pdf
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  • Woodburn Catalogue 25 Herbs & Herbals

    Woodburn Catalogue 25 Herbs & Herbals

    Bookseller: Woodburn Books

    Specialties:
    • Botany
    • Gardening
    • Illustrated books
    • Natural history
    • Old and rare books

    Other Specialties:
    American Horticultural Literature, Garden Design, Garden History, Herbs & Herbals, Landscape Architecture, Plants
    View the catalogue (1.85 MB): 3534_Catalogue 25.pdf
    Download the catalogue: 3534_Catalogue 25.pdf

    Catalogue #25 (September 2017), "Herbs & Herbals," is a 16pp. catalogue that contains 65 items including a number of significant British and American herbals. Highlights include the following: John Gerard's landmark HERBAL (London 1636), with over 2,800 woodcuts of plants; Hill's BRITISH HERBAL (London 1756) with an allegorical frontispiece and 75 copperplate engravings; Abraham Munting's DE VERA ANTIQUORUM HERBA BRITANNICA (Amsterdam 1681), containing 24 engraved plates of plants, all contenders in the author's search for the identity of the true "Herba Britannica" as discussed by early herbalists; and Constantine Rafinesque's MEDICAL FLORA (Philadelphia, PA 1828: 1830), complete with 100 plates of plants printed in green ink. Please contact us at info@woodburnbooks.com or phone us at (609) 466-0522 if you would like to receive a print version of this catalogue.

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