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Basel: Sebastian Henric Petri, 1577. Hardcover. Very Good. Octavo blindstamped pig on 4 raised bands with one of two functioning classpsclasps. First Volume Pars I also published Henric Petri 1577 entitled Aulae Turcicicae [Â…] by Antoine Geuffroy - see Blackmer 679 for both parts. * A history of the wars between Ottoman Sultan`s Suleiman the Magnificent (1520-1566) and… Read more
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London: W.& J.Innys & J.Osborn & T.Longman, 1725. Hardcover. Very Good-. folding plates [19 in Vol.II & in Vol. III] . Quarto blind tooled panelled calf on 5 raised bands with gilt spine label [rebacked with old spine relaid and original cover laid on front board] Vol.III titlepage + xv [=content] +[1p=blank] +756pp [includes… Read more
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GEORGE CRUIKSHANK'S FAIRY LIBRARY Jack and the Beanstalk

by Cruikshank, George (1792-1878)

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1853
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London: David Bogue 1st edition, 1853. Softcover. Very Good. Hand-coloured etched plates (6 plates with 8 scenes) by George Cruikshank.. 176x135mm grey-green card covers with pictorial upper cover; lower cover with first & third titles only of the four. The fourth title was never published by Bogue but only by Routlege etc. (covers with pale stain to corner/partial… Read more
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Basel: H. Froben (1501-1563), 1552. Hardcover. Very Good. Large Froben printer's device on titlepage, historiated woodcut initials throughout. . Four Volumes in One, large folio bound in blind-stamped pigskin (dated 1564 with initials I.D.F.H.) on bevelled wooden boards with metal clasps (lacking one clasp) each board has 16 small marginal panels of biblical scenes and four larger central… Read more
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THE CUB'S TRIUMPH Told to Children .. [Japanese title Kitsune no Tegara from list at end].

by Japanese Fairy Tale Series No.12 [translated] by Mrs. T.H.James

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1887 Meiji 20
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Good
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Tokyo: Kobunsha, 2 Minami Saegicho, first edition, later printing, 1887 Meiji 20. Softcover. Good. Colour illustrations (17 of which 2 are full page) Japanese art.. 181x123mm in larger plain paper (not crepe) format with original silk ties to spine (covers bit dusty) [26]pp incl. covers some corner creases within margin. Pages printed one side only and folded at… Read more
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“US” An Old-fashioned Story .. With illustrations by Walter Crane.

by Molesworth, Mrs. (1839-1921)

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1885
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Good
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London: Macmillan & Co., 1885. Hardcover. Good. Colour plates (7) + titlepage with shaggy dog and bowl, by Walter Crane (1845-1915).. Octavo (190x130mm) modern red cloth library covers with slightly worn spine and gilt title, top corners of cover slightly worn, inscription on FEP dated 1916, faint purple library stamps on half title & p240, [vi] +240pp +32pp… Read more
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cover of HERTSPIEGHEL en andere zedeschriften met verscheidene nooit gedrukte stukken verrijkt en door aanteekeningen opgeheldert door P.Vlaming Met nieuwe figuuren.

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Amsterdam: Isaak Tirion (1705-1765), 1730. Hardcover. Very Good. frontispiece + portrait + 8 full-page emblems + 2 folding plates by Goeree + Vignette to title +8 headpieces + 4 hieroglyphic plates. Octavo laced through blindstamped vellum [sl soiled] All eges rouge, Engraved title of Nepture playing the harp while riding a dolphin through stormy seas +titlepage printed… Read more
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cover of GEORGE CRUIKSHANK'S FAIRY LIBRARY Hop o'My Thumb

GEORGE CRUIKSHANK'S FAIRY LIBRARY Hop o'My Thumb

by Cruikshank, George (1792-1878)

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1853
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Very Good
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London: David Bogue 1st edition first issue, 1853. Softcover. Very Good. Etched plates (6 plates with 9 scenes) by George Cruikshank. 176x135mm grey-green card covers with pictorial upper cover; lower cover with second title "preparing for publication" (tips rubbed/cover dusty) 30pp some foxing.
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BIRDS' CHRISTMAS CAROL

by Wiggin, Kate Douglas (1856-1923)

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Published
1892
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Very Good
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Boston/New York: Houghton, Mifflin & Co., 1892. Very Good. Plates (4) + text illustrations by Katherine R. Wireman.. Octavo quarter cloth pictorial boards (damp damaged & bit deformed) 66pp damp tide mark. Titlepage loose, binding loose across book. Some foxing but no impact on text a litte staining to the centre of all pages, but at its worst… Read more
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cover of CALEDONIA ILLUSTRATED in a series of views taken expressly for the work, by W. H. Bartlett, T. Allom, and Others. The descriptive text by William Beattie, M.D.

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London and New York: George Virtue (1794-1868), 1840 [approx but ND]. Hardcover. Good. Titlepage vignettes + 96 engravings (inc map of Scotland) by William Bartlett (1809-1854), Thomas Allom (1804-1872) and others.. Two Volumes complete, quarto 275x215mm 3/4 leather with marbled boards, spines on 4 raised bands with gilt decoration & labels, all edges gilt (marbled paper scuffed, corners… Read more
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NEU UND NIE ERHOERTER .. VERSUCH DER UNIVERSAL VERMEHRUNG ALLER BAUME, STAUDEN, UND BLUMEN Bewa¨chse.

by Agricola, Georg Andreas (1672-1738)

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1716-1717
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Regenspurg: Johann Theodoro Boetio 1st edition, 1716-1717. Hardcover. Very Good. Engraved folding portrait by Christoph L. Agricola (1665-1724), 31 numbered copperplates +7 full-page plates in text (some folding) + text illustrations throughout. . Two volumes in one folio (33x22x4cm) contemporary vellum with brass clasps, All edges faded blue, early ownership inscriptions on endpapers, 25 leaves +184pp +16 leaves… Read more
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THE POETIC WORKS OF LOUIS NAPOLEON now first done into Plain English.

by NAPOLEON III., Emperor of the French illustrated H.G.Hine

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Published
1852
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London: David Bogue, 1852. Hardcover. Very Good. Amusing text illustrations (about 100) by H.G. Hine.. 16mo plum pebbled cloth (head of spine chipped for 1cm) xii +112pp +full page tail plate. Satirical poems on events in the Emperor's life and on his “Idees Napoleoniennes”. No author suggested by the British Library catalogue. Last 2 leaves dusty and although… Read more
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Rouen & Paris: Antoine de Sommaville, 1660, 1659. Hardcover. Very Good. Octavo (150x85mm) 17th century full calf, spine on 5 cords decorated gilt All Edges Rouge, 375+[1]pp followed by 2nd Work, [4]+412pp. Ex Libris C. Humbert on pastedown, card with early MS notes inserted & initials on free endpaper, illegible signatures on both titlepages. Text in very good… Read more
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cover of THEOGNIDIS, PHOCYLIDIS, PYTHAGORAE, SOLONIS & aliorum POEMATA GNOMICA. Graecis ex adverso Latina interpretatio apposita .. Opera Frederici Sylbergeii [preceded by Title in Greek].

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Utrecht (Ultrajecti): Ex officina Johannis Ă  Waesberge, 1659. Hardcover. Very Good. Woodcut vignette on titlepage + a few foliated initials. . 12mo 130x80mm contemporary vellum (sl. damaged) All Edges Rouge. Ownership on FEP in 19th century blue ink (Kiel), Titlepage followed by 4 sections of poems by each Greek author and a 5th by others followed by Sylberg's… Read more
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FABLES by John Gay, with a Life of the Author, and Embellished with a Plate to Each Fable.

by Gay, John (1685-1732)

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Published
1793
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London: Rivington, White & others printed Darton & Harvey, 1793. Hardcover. Good. Copperplate engravings (67 ovals on 34 plates & Engraved TP & frontis by G. Neagle (bound after Life of Gay).. Octavo (207x124mm) 2 Parts in 1 volume gilt calf (rebacked with old spine laid on - pine lacks labels & has some flaking & darkening, tips… Read more
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cover of EPITOME ARITHMETICAE PRACTICAE nunc quinto ab ipso auctore anno 1606 recognita & multis in locis locupletata.

EPITOME ARITHMETICAE PRACTICAE nunc quinto ab ipso auctore anno 1606 recognita & multis in locis locupletata.

by Clavius, Christopher (1538-1612)

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1614
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Moguntiae (Mainz): publ. Bernard Walther, printed by Joannes Volmari., 1614. Hardcover. Good. Printers mark on title page, graphs & formulae in text. . Duodecimo (155x95mm), contemporary laced vellum covers (lacks fastening straps), spine & front cover with faded MS title & author's name, ownership note on pastedown from library of Augustinian Canons of Herzogenburg (Austria), dated December 1,… Read more
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cover of LI CINQUE ORDINI DI ARCHITTETURA et agiuntade lopere del eccmo. M. Giacomo Barocio da Vignola; con un ragionamento alli architeti di mo. Ottaviano Ridolfi .. con la nova agiunta di Michiel Angielo Bona Rotta Fiorentino.

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Venice: nel Negotio Remondini, 1648 approx.. Hardcover. Good. Engraved titlepage + [42] leaves of plates. . Folio (390x280mm) paper-covered limp pasteboard, gilt-titled leather spine & tips (worn at edges). Engraved titlepage + [42] leaves of full-page engraved plates (signed A-E8 + 3 of Bernini Vatican monuments). Fowler 363: „The title page Â… and the plates of this issue… Read more
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DE IMITATIONE CHRISTI Libri Quatuor plane Divini.

by A'Kempis, Thomas (1380-1471), Latin commentary by Giovanni Gersen Gersen, abbot of Vercelli 13th cent.

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1644
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Rome: Sacred Congregation for Propagation of the Faith., 1644. Hardcover. Very Good. Titlepage vignettes, full-page portraits of Gerson holding cross and of Constantino Caietano (1560-1650), who was custodian of the Vatican Library. . Octavo 155x110mm near contemporary vellum gilt ruled (ties lacking), All Edges Rouge. Some marks on vellum & small pipe ash damage to 1st few pages,… Read more
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cover of ANATOME PLANTARUM. Cui subjungitur Appendix .. ejusdem authoris de OVO INCUBATO Observationes [dedicated to Royal Society, London, here bound with 2nd Work]: OPERA POSTHUMA Quibus praefationes, & Animadversiones addidit .. Faustinus Gavinellus publicus anatomiae lector.

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London & Venice: Johannis Martyn, Regiae Societatis Typographi, 1st ed; 2nd work A. Poleti, 3rd edition., 1675, 1698. Hardcover. Very Good. Engraved title vignettes to both Works, 61 + 19 copperplates of plants (1st Work frontispiece lacking), + portrait of Malpighi in 2nd Work with final plate of sleeping leopards in landscape by Italian nun Suor Isabella Piccini… Read more
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cover of EPITOME THESAURI ANTQUITATUM, hoc est, Impp(eratorum) Rom(anorum) Orientalium et Occidentalium Iconum, ex antiquis Numismatibus quam fidelissime deliniatarum. Ex Musaeo Iacobi de Strada Mantuani Antiquarii.

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Lugduni (Lyon): Jacobus de Strada & Thomas Guerinus 1st edition, 1553. Hardcover. Very Good. Title vignette + woodcuts (over 480) of coins with portraits of Roman emperors on black ground). . Quarto modern half vellum, spine gilt ruled with red gilt leather title (a few marks), armorial bookplate of Dr. FaragĂł Pál on pastedown. Titlepage with woodcut vignette… Read more
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