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cover of HET GROOT NATUUR- EN ZEDEKUNDIGH WERELT TONEEL OF WOORDENBOEK [Great World Theatre or Dictionary with Emblematic Illustrations] van meer dan 1200 aeloude Egiptische, Grieksche en Romeinsche Zinnebeelden... Tweede Deel [Vol II only]

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Delft: Reinier Boitet, Stads Drukker, 1743. Hardcover. Good. Copperplate engraved text illustrations (178) by J.C. Philips and F. Ottens + woodcut tailpieces and initials. Volume II only of Two, Large-paper Folio (40.2 x 25.2cm or 16 x 10 inches) contemporary marbled calf on 7 raised bands with two lettering pieces and spine overall gilt (hinges split but held… Read more
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cover of FABLES Written and Illustrated by Arnold Lobel

FABLES Written and Illustrated by Arnold Lobel

by Lobel, Arnold

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Published
1980
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Very Good
ISBN
9780224018661
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London: Jonathan Cape, 1980. Hardcover. Very Good. Colour illustated (21 full page including frontispiece) by Arnold Lobel. Folio pictorial boards (slight wear to corners, bit marked). Frontis + titlepage + contents leaf + 40pp + [1]p plate.
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FABLES by JOHN GAY with upwards of one hundred Embellishments

by Gay, John (1685-1732)

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Published
1849
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Very Good-
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London: Simpkin, Tegg, Dolman & Whittingham, 1849. Hardcover. Very Good-. Engraved vignettes (109) most fables having a head- and a tailpiece. 120x75mm brown blindstamped cloth with gilt floral decorated spine (tips worn/rubbed) All Edges Gilt xii + 212pp. With Life of Gay by Dr. Johnson. Type reset from 1820 Whittingham Edition *A lovely clean copy without any foxing… Read more
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cover of THE FABLES OF AESOP Translated into English by Samuel Croxall, D.D. With New Applications, Morals, &c. by the Rev. Geo. Fyler Townsend, Editor of "The Arabian Nights' Entertainments" .. With Eighty Original Illustrations

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London: Fredreick Warne and Co, 1887 by inscription. Hardcover. Good. Woodengraved illustrations (80) in text - these are not the Croxall illustrations, they are unsigned but in the style of Harrison Weir but NOT by him Weir although not by him. Post octavo red pictorial cl oth (tips worn/vent to foot) viii + 152pp. Using the Croxall translation… Read more
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cover of PHAEDRI AUG. LIBERTI FABULARUM AESOPIARUM LIBRI V. Notis illustravit in usum Serenissimi Principis Nassavii David Hoogstratanus. Accedunt ejusdem opera duo Indices, quorum prior est omnium verborum, multo quam antehac locupletior, posterior eorum, quae observatu digna in notis occurrunt

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Amsterdam: Franciscus Halma, 1701. Hardcover. Good. Engraved title page by Goerel/Boutats + 108 round copperplates on 18 full-page leaves signed I.V. Vianen (Jan van Vianen) dated 1701 + 49 woodcut initials & ornate figurative metal-cut head- & tail-pieces (some repeats but large & finely detailed). Quarto gilt-ruled calf (rebacked in leather with original red gilt title label laid… Read more
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cover of MUNDI LAPIS LYDIUS sive VANITAS per VERITATEM FALSI accusata & convicta. OPERA D. ANTONII A BURGUNDIA Archi-diaconi Brugensis

MUNDI LAPIS LYDIUS sive VANITAS per VERITATEM FALSI accusata & convicta. OPERA D. ANTONII A BURGUNDIA Archi-diaconi Brugensis

by Burgundia, Antonius a (Antoine de Bourgogne 1593/4-1657)

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Published
1639
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Very Good-
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Antwerp: Typis Viduae Ioan. Cnobbari 1st edition, 1639. Hardcover. Very Good-. Emblem copperplates (50) by Andries (signed in emblem p84 as Pauli ie) Pauwels + an Engraved titlepage by Theodore van Merlen all engraved by Abraham van Diepenbeeck who was a pupil of Rubens. Quarto newer full levant morocco blindtooled on 4 raised bands spine compartments gilt and… Read more
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cover of OUDERDOM en BUYTEN-LEVEN [Old Age and Outdoor-Life, plus 5 separately titled other works by Cats] HOF-GEDACHTEN op SORGH-VLIET, INVALLENDE GEDACHTEN, KONINGKLYKE HERDERIN ASPASIA, HUWELIJCX FUYCK [Marriage Trap], DOODT-KISTE voor de LEVENDIGE

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Amsterdam: Jan Jacobsz Schipper, 1656, 1655. Hardcover. Very Good-. Engraved titlepage + 3 full-page plates + 16, 30, 23 half-page copperplates by or after Adriaen van de Venne (1589-1662) showing customs, family life, agriculture, trades and dances of death. Quarto vellum laced through with yapp fore-edges and faded manuscript title to spine (slightly marked). Half-title and engraved Titlepage… Read more
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cover of JEAN DE LA FONTAINE THE FABLES A Selection Rendered into the English Language by Elizur Wright and adorned throughout with Illustrations & Decorations after Gustave Doré

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London printed in Spain: Jupiter Books 1st thus, 1975. Hardcover. Very Good/Good. Frontispiece portrait of La Fontaine with illustrations (about 30 full-page + text illustrations on yellow half column) after Gustave Doré. Small quarto cloth in dust jacket (tips rubbed) 224pp. Text in French and English. Corner of front endpaper cut away else V.G. *Taken from the 1867… Read more
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FABLES FROM AESOP [in series STORIES OLD AND NEW]

by Aesop

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Published
1964
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Very Good
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London: Blackie 1st thus illustrated, 1964. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. illustrations ( circa 24 f-p + text) by Cyril Deakins 16mo blue boards in price clipped dust jacketwith color illustration of the fable of the tortoise and the hare (jacket rubbed to edges else V.G) 128pp No inscriptions, no loose pages a very good copy.
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ARTIST'S BOOK OF FABLES

by Northcote, James

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Published
1845
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Very Good-
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London: Bohn Chiswick Press/Whittingham, 1845. Hardcover. Very Good-. Wood engravings (280) prepared by the best artists & engravers. Octavo new blue half calf raised gilt bands red label lx +248pp. *Cuts earned the high praise of even Thomas Bewick. In writing the fables Northcote had help from William Hazlitt. First published in 1833 under the title "Fables… Read more
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cover of NEUES FABELBUCH Ein goldnes ABC der guten Sitten in ausgewaehlten Fabeln, Spruechen & Sprichwoertern fuer die Kinderstube .. Mit 82 Text-Abbildungen .

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Leipzig & Berlin: Otto Spamer 3rd edition, 1884. Hardcover. Fair. Frontis in black blue & red shades + 82 text illustrations after F. Flinzer, A Richter, O. Rostosky et al. Octavo blue cloth spined boards (small part of old spine relaid, tips worn & one corner repaired with loss to margin of paper on cover) xii +186pp +… Read more
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cover of A SYSTEM OF NATURAL HISTORY, written by M. de Buffon, Carefully Abridged: and the Natural History of Insects .. Embellished with Elegant Engravings on Wood. In four volumes. Vol. I. [only]

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Alnwick: W. Davison, 1814. Hardcover. Fair. Woodcuts (63 including a few charming tailpieces) by Thomas Bewick. Duodecimo 1571x940mm half tan roan gilt ruled on 4 raised bands (upper cover held by cords/edges worn/rubbed) vi(recte viii)-336pp. Early book plate of Rev. J. Surtees. Fore-edge grazed but not encroaching on margins, last 6 leaves with worm track in lower margin… Read more
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cover of A SYSTEM OF NATURAL HISTORY, written by M. de Buffon, Carefully Abridged: and the Natural History of Insects .. Embellished with Elegant Engravings on Wood. In four volumes. Vol. III. [only]

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Alnwick: W. Davison, 1814. Hardcover. Very Good. Woodcuts (116) by Thomas Bewick. Duodecimo 157x94mm half tan roan gilt ruled on 4 raised bands (hinges cracked but covers still secure/edges worn/rubbed) iv, 9-332pp. This volume deals with birds, fish, amphibians, reptiles and insects. Peter Stockham's copy with his book plate and notes to front end paper + earlier book… Read more
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cover of CATALOGUE of the BEWICK COLLECTION (Pease Bequest)

CATALOGUE of the BEWICK COLLECTION (Pease Bequest)

by Anderton, Basil & W.H. Gibson (Bewick illustrations)

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Published
1904
Condition
Good
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$38.44

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Newcastle: Newcastle Public Library 2nd impression, 1904. Softcover. Good. Plates & text illustrations reproduced from engravings by Thomas & John Bewick. Frontis portrait of Thomas Bewick and later portrait of John William Pease (d 1901) the donor of the collection. Small quarto original blue printed wraps (faded & chipped) iv+110pp text and all plates & illustrations on fine… Read more
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cover of RILEY'S EMBLEMS, Natural, Historical, Fabulous, Moral, and Divine, For the Improvement and Pastime of Youth .

RILEY'S EMBLEMS, Natural, Historical, Fabulous, Moral, and Divine, For the Improvement and Pastime of Youth .

by Wynne, John Huddlestone] (Bewick illustrations)

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Published
1781
Condition
Fair
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London: Newbery, Riley, Tulloh 4th edition, 1781. Hardcover. Fair. Woodcuts (64) of which 18 are possibly by John Bewick (Hugo 13) + frontispiece by Ovenden? after Wale. 152x90mm calf (hinge crack/worn) xxiv +192pp. MS notes on pastedown ownership Mary Anne Fisher Nov 22 1812 at head of Title. Lacks endpapers some early marginalia & staining mainly to prelims,… Read more
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cover of FLAMMULAE AMORIS S.P. AUGUSTINI Versibus et Iconibus Exornatae .. Altera editio auctior

FLAMMULAE AMORIS S.P. AUGUSTINI Versibus et Iconibus Exornatae .. Altera editio auctior

by Hoyer, Michael

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Published
1708
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Very Good-
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Antwerp: Henry & Cornel Verdussen, 1708. Hardcover. Very Good-. Copperplate engraved title with symbolic emblems +29 copperplate full page emblems. 12mo marbled calf spine extra gilt with red spine label (repair to leather surface/tips rubbbed) half title + engraved TP +[8]pp +286pp +[2]pp blank +[12]pp index. Neat Latin inscription dated 1824 on flyleaf.Nice clean copy very detailed copperplates… Read more
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cover of ICONOLOGIE PAR FIGURES. OU TRAITE COMPLET DES ALLEGORIES EMBLEMES &c. Ouvrage utile aux Artistes, aux Amateurs et pouvant servir a l'education du jeunes personnes. Par M.M. Gravelot et Cochin. Tome III [only of 4]

ICONOLOGIE PAR FIGURES. OU TRAITE COMPLET DES ALLEGORIES EMBLEMES &c. Ouvrage utile aux Artistes, aux Amateurs et pouvant servir a l'education du jeunes personnes. Par M.M. Gravelot et Cochin. Tome III [only of 4]

by Gravelot et Cochin, M.M. [Hubert Francois Bourguignon d’Anville, called Gravelot, and Charles Nicolas Cochin, the Younger]

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Published
1791 from editor's note in a
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Good
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$340.48

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Paris: Chez Le Pan, Rue S. Guillaume la premiere porte Cochere a droite en entrant par la rue S. Dominique, 1791 from editor's note in another vol. Softcover. Good. Finely engraved plates (49 of 50) + engraved titlepage. Plates all "del" or "invenit" by Gravelot or Cochin, with various engravers named. 232 by 153mm Volume III (of IV)… Read more
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Augsburg: Georg Schlueter & Martin Happach 2nd edition, 1726. Hardcover. Very Good. Frontis of Crucifixon with Munich in the background + copperplate Emblems (72). Small quarto 19th century morocco-spined boards (tips & edges worn). Frontis + titlepage printed in red & black with printer's device of cherubs blowing up a storm at sea +[10]pp prelims with emblem index… Read more
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cover of DES MENSCHEN BEGIN, MIDDEN EN EINDE [People's Beginning, Middle and End]; Vertoonende het Kinderlyk Bedryf en Aanwasch, in Eenenvystig Konstige Figuuren, met Goddelyke Spreuken en Stichtelyke Verzen; door Joannes Luiken. Met het Leven van den Autheur

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Amsterdam: Erven van F. Houttuyn, 1772. Hardcover. Very Good. Copperplates (pictorial engraved Title + Portrait + 51 more than half page) by Jan Luiken. {or Luyken] Small octavo calf-spined boards, spine on 5 raised bands decorated gilt with rubbed gilt label (label slightly damaged, hinges starting to split but sound). Engraved titlepage (splits without loss repaired by mounting… Read more
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cover of REGIA VIA CRUCIS Auctore D Benedicto Haefteno Ultraiectino Reformati Monastereij Affligeniensis Ordinis S. Benedicti Praeposito

REGIA VIA CRUCIS Auctore D Benedicto Haefteno Ultraiectino Reformati Monastereij Affligeniensis Ordinis S. Benedicti Praeposito

by Haeften,Benedictus van (1580-1648)

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Published
1728
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Very Good
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Antwerp: ex Officina Viduae Henrici Verdussen, 1728. Hardcover. Very Good. Copperplates (39) including frontis after Peter Paul Rubens emblems after Cornelius Galle. Octavo newer calf-spined marbled boards with red gilt spine title label [xvi] +404pp +[24]pp index. Uncut crisp copy, religious library blindstamp (with neat number 75J) to Title & some pages, a few neat pencil marginalia. *First… Read more
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