New Castle, Cheap STreet, 1984. Limited edition 8vo. 76,(3)pp. Green cloth, printed title
on spine, green end papers. A fine copy. The dustwrapper is of wood veneer Japan paper,
printed on the upper cover with an illustration by King-Rieniets. It is fine as well.
One of 123 numbered copies, of which this is number 62. Signed on the colophon by
both Norton and King-Rieniets.
A novelette of the Witch World saga.
Paris, John Ayrton,
OR, THE HISTORY OF MEDICINAL SUBSTANCES,
WITH A VIEW TO ESTABLISH THE ART OF PRESCRIBING ....
New-York, F & R Lockwood, 1822. First US edition 8vo. xii, (3), 16-428pp.
Hinges lightly worn but strong. A very good copy. With a neat ownership
signature on the front free end paper.
Paris, a lecturer in materia medica both at the medical school in Great Windmill Street as well as at
the Royal College of Physicians, presents a number of proprietary medicines and analyzes their
effects on the human body. One index to the book is specific to these patent medicines and
nostrums. Paris's work was a major step forward in the world of pharmacology, overcoming some
shortcomings of his predecessors.
Smith, Nics. Hanckey (but Hankey)
OBSERVATIONS ON BREEDING FOR THE TURF,
CONTAINING ALSO REMARKS ON THE COMPARATIVE EXCELLENCE OF THE
ENGLISH RACE HORSE ON THE PRESENT DAY AND FORMER TIMES:,
CCOUNT OF THE
London, G. Whittakler, 1825. First edition 8vo. vii, , 303,  pp. Recent half green morocco,
leather lettering labels, gilt; marbled paper boards and endpapers. A fine copy.
A fairly scarce work on horse breeding and racing. Includes "remarks on the comparative
excellence of the English race horse of the present day and former times: with an account of the
foreign stallions and mares imported into England, and the performances of their produce on the
With 'Hanckey' instead of 'Hankey' on the title page.