Elaborate sales sample book containing over 700 watch faces representing a wide variety of styles and sizes from Besançon, France, a world center for watch production. One of the most striking sales catalogues we've encountered.
First edition of this impassioned paean to the history of the American coke industry (that is to say: coke, the fuel byproduct of coal or petroleum distillation, not the other one, or the other other one).
Inscribed first printing of this groundbreaking work by a psychologist and Islamic scholar, presenting an "integrated theory of personality development that takes into account a universal understanding of both humankind and culture" (Knabb and Welsh).
Signed first printing of the autobiography of the (in)famous evolutionary biologist and giant of the modern atheist movement, reflecting on his career and the fame brought about by his best-selling books.
By Augustus De Morgan, introduction by Ernest Nagel
Midcentury edition of this wildly amusing survey of mathematical and scientific paradoxes and paradoxers, the uncommon 1954 unabridged reprint of the 1915 second edition, with a new introduction by Ernest Nagel.
First edition of this deservedly controversial work on surgical, chemical, and electrical means of altering the brain, by a noted medical doctor, onetime Yale professor, and proud pioneer of spectacularly cruel animal research experiments.
First printing of this discussion of industrial archaeology and its applications to the physical study of mines, mills, and factory sites, the communities lived in by industrial workers, and the "microgeography" of spatial and functional relations within industrial workplaces.