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).
Early publication on anthropogenic global warming by Swedish scientist and Nobel laureate (1903) Svante Arrhenius, "On the heat absorption by carbon dioxide and its influence on the temperature of the Earth's surface."
First edition of the environmental classic that almost single-handedly led to the banning of DDT, and which the Boston Public Library included on their list of the 100 Most Influential Books of the 20th Century.
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.
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.