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COTINGAS AND MANAKINS
Written by Guy M. Kirwan; Graeme Green. Illustrated by Eustace Barnes.
Stock no. 2139603
Published by Princeton University Press. 1st USA 2012. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Families of birds of the New World tropics much sought-after by birdwatchers for their colourful displays, unusual plumage and in some cases great rarity. Black boards, gilt title to spine. 34 beautiful colour plates by Barnes, 400 stunning colour photographs plus detailed distribution maps. 624 pages includes bibliography and index. This is the US edition; original UK edition was published in 2011. ISBN: 9780691153520. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. A few marks to outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased.

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A HISTORY OF LATVIA
Written by Alfred Bilmanis.
Stock no. 2139493
Published by Princeton University Press. Circa 1951. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Blue cloth with darker blue title block with silver title to spine. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Page browning. Wrapper has top corner cut off front flap; some marks; other tears and chips; loss to top edge of front panel.

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THE VILLA IN THE LIFE OF RENAISSANCE ROME
Written by David R. Coffin.
Stock no. 2139044
Published by Princeton University Press. Circa 1988. Very good condition.

Large format. Card wraps. B/w photos, diagrams and illustrations. ISBN: 0691002797. Spine is creased and faded, with a few nicks to top and tail. Some corner creases. Browning and marks to outer page edges.

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ANTONIO RIZZO: SCULPTOR AND ARCHITECT
Written by Anne Markham Schulz.
Stock no. 2138988
Published by Princeton University Press. Circa 1983. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Dark brown cloth with gilt title on black label to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 0691040060. Spots to covers. Page edge browning. Wrapper is faded to spine with some edge-creasing and a few nicks.

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PATTERNS IN LATE MEDICI ART PATRONAGE
Written by Edward L. Goldberg.
Stock no. 2138950
Published by Princeton University Press. 1st 1983. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

White cloth with blue title label to spine, gilt title. B/w illustrations and photographs. ISBN: 0691040192. Some browning to covers. Grubby mark to front endpaper. Page browning. Wrapper is edge-creased and chipped with small area of loss to top edge of rear panel.

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JACOPO BASSANO AND HIS PUBLIC
Written by Bernard Aikema. Illustrated by Jacopo Bassano.
Stock no. 2138925
Published by Princeton University Press. 1st 1996. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Green cloth with gilt title to spine. Moralizing Pictures in an Age of Reform Ca. 1535-1600. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0691043957. Page edge browning; some marks.

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ALBRECHT DURER AND HIS LEGACY: THE GRAPHIC WORK OF A RENAISSANCE ARTIST
Written by Giulia Bartrum; et al. Illustrated by Albrecht Durer.
Stock no. 2138863
Published by British Museum Press; Princeton University Press. 1st 2002. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Large format, black boards, gilt title to spine. B/w and colour illustrations. Follows the artists' career from his earliest work in the medieval tradition of Martin Schongauer, through to his Italian education in the classical tradition, to his sophisticated development of the woodcut and engraving techniques that changed the history of printmaking. ISBN: 0691114935. Page edges are browned, with some marks. Wrapper is a little edge-creased.

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IMAGES OF NEPOTISM: THE PAINTED CEILINGS OF PALAZZO BARBERINI
Written by John Beldon Scott. Illustrated by Palazzo Barberini.
Stock no. 2138861
Published by Princeton University Press. 1st 1991. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Blue cloth with gilt title block to spine; small vignette to front cover. Colour & b/w illustrations. B/w photos. ISBN: 0691040753. A few marks to covers. Page edge browning. Wrapper is edge-creased with a faded spine.

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TWELVE CAESARS: IMAGES OF POWER FROM THE ANCIENT WORLD TO THE MODERN
Written by Mary Beard.
Stock no. 2138834
Published by Princeton University Press. 1st 2021. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. Colour & b/w illustrations. ISBN: 9780691222363.

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ECOLOGY AND EVOLUTION OF DARWIN'S FINCHES
Written by Peter R. Grant.
Stock no. 1322653
Published by Princeton University Press. 1st 1999. Nearly fine condition.

With a new foreword by Jonathan Weiner. Cardwraps. 492 pages. B/w drawings and photos. Princeton Science Library. ISBN: 0691048665. Minimal rubbing to corners. Very light, dusty mark to base of textblock.

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A NEW THEORY OF BEAUTY
Written by Guy Sircello.
Stock no. 1822192
Published by Princeton University Press. 1st 1975. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Princeton Essays on the Arts, 1. A comprehensive theory that encompasses beauty in art and nature, as well as intellectual, utilitarian, and moral beauty. Mustard cloth boards, white title to spine. Vertical crease to spine. Large bookplate to front pastedown else contents clean. Dustwrapper is heavily faded to spine and rubbed at edges.

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NONLINEAR OPTIMIZATION
Written by Andrzej Ruszczynski.
Stock no. 1821079
Published by Princeton University Press. Circa 2006. Very good condition.

Blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine. ISBN: 9780691119151. 2nd printing. Light scuffing to boards. Possible infrequent annotation present, not noticeable at initial inspection.

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