8vo, pp. 50, [2, blank]; partly unopened in the original printed blue wrappers; spine and edges rubbed and slightly chipped; from the library of Robert Byron, but without his ownership inscription.
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De la monnaie et de la puissance d’achat des métaux précieux dans l’Empire Byzantin . . . Extrait de la Revue “Byzantion”.
An offprint, with its own title-page and pagination, of this important study. This is a presentation copy, inscribed in ink ‘To Robert Byron. A. A.’ at the head of the front wrapper. Andreades was the first professor of public finance at the University of Athens and the author of a monumental work on the history of Greek public finance.
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Aus den Kartoffeln Mehl zu verfertigen, oder Die Kartoffel, auf ein, ja auch auf mehrere Jahure aufzubewahren. Ze zemčat (erteplí) mauku dělati, aneb zemčata na jeden rok, ano i na wíce let zachomati.
An excellent copy of these instructions, printed in German and Czech, on the manufacture and use of potato flour and the technique of preserving potatoes for more than a year.
FRAZER, Sir Augustus Simon (Edward SABINE, editor).
Letters of Colonel Sir Augustus Simon Frazer, K.C.B. commanding the Royal Horse Artillery in the army under the Duke of Wellington. Written during the Peninsular and Waterloo Campaigns.
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