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an eclectic mix of rare books broadly spanning the period of the Enlightenment.
- some economics, like Tolosan’s rare assessment of the French economy at the outbreak of the French Revolution, Graumann’s proposal for a central bank or Auspitz’s mathematical economics.
- social statistics, like Angeville’s chloropleth maps, or early city maps and business directories for Berlin, Birmingham and Edinburgh.
- broadsides, unrecorded 17th century illustrated Bamberg legal announcements of court sessions, or a gentleman propositioning a prostitute in Georgian England
- science early horological tables, or the original offprint of Herschel’s Telescope.
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