8vo, [xiv], 556pp. Half calf with marbled boards, fore edges and endpapers. Raised bands on spine. Red leather and gilt title label on spine. Blind tooled decoration to spine. Some minor chipping to leather at boards’ edges. Ownership plate stuck to inside front cover. Light foxing to preliminaries. All in all a wonderful binding in very good condition. Rare second edition, “revised and enlarged” from the first, of William Cooke’s Theioties. Renamed ‘Deities’ in this edition. A remarkable, comprehensive work on the existence of a Godhead. Thoroughly argued throughout with references to the universe, chance, matter and the eternal. Rare.
Cooke, William D.D., The Deity: An argument on the existence, attributes, and personal distinctions of the Godhead, Hamilton, Adams & Co., 1862
KISLUK-GROSHEIDE, Danielle; KROHN, Deborah L.; LEBEN, Ulrich (eds.)., Salvaging the Past: Georges Hoentschel and French Decorative Arts from the Metropolitan Museum of Art., The Bard Graduate Center: Decorative Arts, Design History, Material Culture; The Metroplitan Museum of Art and Yale University Press, 2013
Institutiones Chirurgicae, in quibus quidquid ad rem chirugicam pertinet, optima et novissima ratione pertractatur, atque in tabulis multis aenis praestantissima ac maxime necessaria instrumenta itemque artificia, sive encheirises praecipuae & vincturae chirugicae repraesentantur. Opus quadraginta fere annorum, nunc demum, post aliquot editiones germanica lingua evulgatas, in exterorum gratiam latine altera vice longe auctius atque emendatius publicatum. [2 vols.]