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Compiler: Clare Kelly Edwards
Lots of fun about Smith and Wilson as depicted in cartoons by Giles, Cummings, JAK and others. Scarce
Author: Oscar Wilde; Illustrator: Jessie M King
Children's fairy tales, written by Wilde for his own children. Sixth edition, the first with illustrations by Jessie King.
Author: William Withering
Being a Facsimile of the original published in 1785 on the use of the Foxglove for treating patients with congestive heart failure.
Together with: On Percussion of the Chest
Authors: J N Corvisart / Leopold Auenbrugger
Money and the making of cultural identity
Author: Dianne Sachko Macleod
A Collection of Celebrated Songs and Cantatas.
Volume 2 only (of 3) published in 1762, containing near 200 songs.
Selections from "Narrative of the Expedition of an American Squadron to the China Seas and Japan", edited with Japanese Translation, Numerous Illustrations and Notes
Translator: Seisho Hokama
Author: Richard Metcalfe, OBETraces the history of Davies & Metcalfe and its products over the period 1878 to 1980.
Author: William Harvey
Being a Facsimile of the 1628 Francofurti Edition, Together with The Keynes English Translation of 1928.
First issue of the Inspirations embroidery magazine - 'The world's most beautiful embroidery'. Published 1993
Par une Societe de Gens de Lettres
Janvier, Fevrier et Mars
Music By: Alec Wilder
Pictures by: Maurice Sendak
Edited by William Engvick
Author: Thomas Percival
A Code of Institutes and Precepts, Adapted to the Professional Conduct of Physicians and Surgeons. Together with an Introduction by Edmund D. Pellegrino.
Author: Edward B Foote
About the human system, the habits of men and women, the cause and prevention of disease, our sexual relations and social natures. 200 illustrations.
The first issue of this famous magazine that explains radios and how they work.
Author: Billy Evans
One of the Spalding 'Red Cover' Athletic Library. 81R is the Baseball 'How to Umpire'.