First collected edition, featuring Adam of Bremen's chronicle of peoples from the Old North and the earliest known mention of the Vikings' discovery of North America, one of three key works in the history of Hamburg within a larger sammelband of six works total.
First edition of this history of Hawai'i, Samoa, and other Polynesian islands, published "to promote interest in Christian Missions" in the region (Preface) — printed in the year of the final Hawaiian Royalist military resistance, and Queen Liliʻuokalani's abdication.
Rare first edition in English of this investigation of life after death, seeking to explain scientifically phantoms, lycanthropes, vampires, and Doubles by reference to "magnetic fluid" and the mesmeric ether.
By Catalina de Erauso, edited by D. Joaquin Maria de Ferrer, with play by D. Juan Pèrez de Montalvan
Scarce first edition of the autobiography of the convent runaway, Spanish soldier, and womanizing duelist who was assigned female at birth but successfully petitioned the Pope to live publicly as a man.
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.