The elusive "preliminary edition" of Pauling's foundational college textbook, printed at Caltech for small distribution to his own students years before the book's official issue by a general publisher.
20-volume collection of Martineau's landmark series of tales popularizing concepts in the growing field of economics for a working-class audience, laying the groundwork for the social reform novels of Dickens and Eliot.
Remarkable set of photo albums documenting the social circle of a young Japanese American woman, from her high school graduation in 1940 through internment during World War II and her 1945 marriage and family life.
By Charles Dickens, designed by Francis Meynell, edited by Arthur Waugh and Hugh Walpole
Uncommonly complete and exquisitely preserved set of the landmark Nonesuch Press publication, one of the most fully realized and beautifully executed Dickens collections ever produced — this with the original packing material and documents and in rare, likely original dust jackets.
A rare and important collection of U.S. Army Signal Corps images of Nazi concentration camps and other atrocities, taken between March and June 1945 during and after the camps' liberation by US and British forces.
Edited by Wakita Suekichi, preface by Kawahara Fūrai; illustrated by Utagawa Kunimatsu and Inano Toshitsune
Meiji 17 
Samurai-themed historical novel in the cheaply printed, heavily illustrated popular genre of Kusazōshi, the Japanese companion to the Victorian dime novel, with the striking original color woodblock covers.
A spectacular relic of a legendary episode in 20th-century art collecting and preservation: original carte postale sent to occupied Paris by a vexed Guggenheim, demanding draperies with which to wrap and disguise her priceless modern art collection.
By Maurice V. Wilkes, David J. Wheeler, and Stanley Gill
First edition, important association copy of this early work on subroutines in computer programming, owned and annotated by Mary Lee Woods, noted computer scientist and programmer (and mother of World Wide Web inventor Tim Berners-Lee).