Recent Arrivals from John Windle Antiquarian Bookseller

Recent Arrivals from John Windle Antiquarian Bookseller

image of Shakespere: his Birthplace, Home and Grave. A Pilgrimage to Stratford-on-Avon in the Autumn of 1863.

Shakespere: his Birthplace, Home and Grave. A Pilgrimage to Stratford-on-Avon in the Autumn of 1863.

by Jephson, Rev. John Mounteney; Edwards, Ernest (photographer).

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$175.00

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London: Lovell, Reeve & Co., 1864. 8vo. ix, 203p. Illustrated with 15 small mounted albumen photographs by Ernest Edwards. Original green cloth, gilt-panelled covers, gilt edges, inscription at front and manuscript note at p. 191 in ink, two bookplates, ex-library copy with discreet markings. § First edition of the first book to have photographs of Shakespeare's birthplace. Although… Read more
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$175.00
image of A New System of Music, Both Theoretical and Practical and not yet mathematical ...

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8vo. London: Printed for the Autor [sic], 1725. 8vo, [8], lxxxiii, 180, [6] p. Early quarter calf, marbled boards, title-page mounted and partially cut away with no loss of text, first leaf soiled, spine splitting but cords holding. Large armorial bookplate of Sir Robert Throckmorton. § First and only edition, a scarce book of which only one… Read more
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$275.00
image of Kupfer-Bibel: in welcher Die Physica Sacra, Oder Beheiligte Naturwissenschafft Derer in Heil. Schrifft Vorkommenden Natürlichen Sachen, Deutlich Erklärt und Bewährt.

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Folio (393 x 245 mm). Ausburg and Ulm: Gedruckt bey C.U. Wagner, 1731-5. Folio (393 x 245 mm), 5 vols.: [48], 276; [8], 276-672; [8], 572; 573-1140; 1141-1426, [79] pp. With engraved frontispiece portrait of the author facing an engraved allegorical frontispiece, and 762 other engraved plates after drawings by Johann Melchior Füssli, rainbow plate in vol. 1 partly… Read more
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$19,750.00
image of The Making of the Nuremberg Chronicle.

The Making of the Nuremberg Chronicle.

by Wilson, Adrian.

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Published
1976
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$145.00

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4to. Amsterdam: Nico Israel, 1976. 4to, 253 pp. [12] pp of plates, ills (some in color). Grey cloth with pictorial dust-jacket. Fine in a fine dust-jacket with original prospectus laid in. § First edition of the “first work in English on the entire production of an early illustrated printed book, from concept through distribution.” Wykeham quotes from a review… Read more
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$145.00
image of He kaine diatheke [in Greek] Novum Testamentum Graecum; Editionis Receptae Cum Lectionibus Variantibus Codicum MSS, Editionum Aliarum, Versionum Et Patrum Nec Non Commentario Pleniore Ex Scriptoribus Veteribus Hebraeis, Graecis Et Latinis Historiam Et Vim Verborum Illustrante.

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2 vols. Amsterdam: Officina Dommeriana, 1751. 2 vols., [vi], 966, [2]; 896, (list of codices) 1-26 in reverse order, 897-920 pp. (final 1 1/2 pp. are errata). With an engraved vignette on the title-pages, and an engraved alphabet leaf at p.2; a little browned and dusty here and there. Contemporary red morocco very richly gilt, gilt-panelled backstrips with black… Read more
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$6,500.00
image of The British Librarian: exhibiting a compendious Review or Abstract of our most scarce, useful, and valuable Books in all Sciences, as well in Manuscript as in Print: with many Characters, historical and critical, of the Authors, their Antagonists, &c. In a Manner never before attempted, and useful to all Readers.

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8vo. London: Printed for T. Osborne..., 1738. 8vo, [ii], vii [xii, contents], 402 pp. Contemporary calf, backstrip consolidated and upper hinge with slight splitting but quite firm, a good sound copy. § First edition of the first Library Manual in English and one of the earliest (if not the earliest) books in English on old and rare books.… Read more
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$375.00
image of A Treatise concerning Heaven and Hell, containing a relation of many wonderful things therein, as heard and seen by the author, the Honourable Emanuel Swedenborg, Of the Senatorial Order of Nobles in the Kingdom of Sweden. Now first translated from the original Latin.

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London: James Phillips, George Yard, Lombard Street. And sold also by S. Leacroft, Charing Cross; T. Mills, Bristol; and E. Score, Exeter, MDCCLXXVIII [1778]. 4to, [2], lvii, [3], 412 pp. Early calf, modern rebacking, red morocco label, old ink signature on title, ink signature on front free endpaper "Susanna Byrne (?)" dated 1779, occasional spotting, a very good, wide-margined… Read more
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$3,500.00
image of Illustrations of the Book of Job.

Illustrations of the Book of Job.

by Blake, William.

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$89,500.00

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London: [plates dated] 1825 [but published 1826]. Folio, 320 x 254 mm, engraved title and 21 plates. Proofs on India paper mounted on handmade paper, some leaves (2, 5, 6, 11, 14, 17, 18) watermarked J. Whatman Turkey Mill 1825. Gilt-ruled green morocco over thick boards, fleurons at the outer corners, double-rule inner frame enclosing a bloom roll,… Read more
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$89,500.00
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Bleak House.

by Dickens, Charles.

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Published
1852-1853
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$9,750.00

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19 parts (20 numbers) in 2 vols. London: Bradbury & Evans, 1852-1853. 19 parts (20 numbers) in 2 vols. Vol. 1: 8vo, xiv, 624 pp. with the full text, 40 plates etched by "Phiz", including the engraved title, plus the original wrappers and some ads bound in. Full green morocco gilt with pink silk doublures, t.e.g. Vol 2: Bound… Read more
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$9,750.00
image of Aphorisms on Man: translated from the Original Manuscript...

Aphorisms on Man: translated from the Original Manuscript...

by Lavater, John Casper.

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Published
1789
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$595.00

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Small 8vo. London: J. Johnson, 1789. Small 8vo, viii, 224 pages. With a frontispiece engraved by Blake after Fuseli. Contemporary calf, red morocco label, a little rubbed along the upper joint, generally a very good copy. Neat ink inscription on a front blank and ink signature of the period on the title-page "Mich Kearney". § Second edition… Read more
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$595.00
image of Want More. A Selection of 13 Photographs by Alex Schneideman with wood-engraved Interpretations by Gaylord Shanilec.

Want More. A Selection of 13 Photographs by Alex Schneideman with wood-engraved Interpretations by Gaylord Shanilec.

by Shanilec, Gaylord. Schneideman, Alex. Randle, Patrick.

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Published
2019 [2020]
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$1,250.00

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Large 4to. London: Golborne Editions, 2019 [2020]. Large 4to, 13 x 14 1/2 inches, 13 b/w photographs and 13 wood-engravings interleaved with printed text by Schneideman and Shanilec. Grey half morocco with covers by Schneideman and Shanilec, in a yellow cloth slipcase. New.` § Limited to 55 copies for sale. This dramatic artist's book explores the connection between photography… Read more
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$1,250.00
image of Views of Louisiana; Together with a Journal of a Voyage up the Missouri River, in 1811.

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Pittsburgh: Cramer, Spear, and Eichbaum, 1814. 8vo, 304pp. Contemporary marbled calf, backstrip plain, upper cover cleanly detached, otherwise very good as issued with the signature in ink at the front of Amos Ellmaker. In a modern quarter brown morocco case. § First edition. Brackenridge left St. Charles, Missouri, in the spring of 1811, in company with fur trader Manuel… Read more
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$1,250.00
image of Varieties of Spanish Marbling. A Handbook of Practical Instruction.

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8vo. Newtown, PA: Bird & Bull Press, 1991. 8vo, 79, [3]pp. Illustrated, and with 12 original 5 x 8 " marbled paper samples. As new. § First Edition, No. 185 of 250 copies. The first book on the technique of Spanish Marbling which purportedly was invented when a workman in a marbling shop had a bad case of the… Read more
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$250.00
image of The Fables. Translated into English Verse by Edward Marsh.

The Fables. Translated into English Verse by Edward Marsh.

by La Fontaine, Jean de. Marsh, Edward.

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Published
1933
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$695.00

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8vo. London: William Heinemann, 1933. 8vo, lxxii, 469 pp. With 12 plates after the original engravings by Gooden. Full polished brown calf, ruled in gilt, gilt-panelled backstrip with black label. All edges gilt. A beautiful copy, bound by Bayntun Riviere. § First trade edition, also issued in a limited edition with original engravings by Gooden here in offset reproduction.… Read more
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image of The Poetic Impulse. All the etchings of Samuel Palmer together with selections of works by his peers and followers.

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Slim sm. Oxford: self-published, 2012. Slim sm. 8vo, 88 pp. illustrated throughout in b/w and color. Original stiff illustrated wrappers, as new. § An excellent catalogue of Palmer prints with associated material by the eminent British dealer.
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$15.00
image of Remember Me!  A New Years Gift or Christmas Present, 1826.

Remember Me! A New Years Gift or Christmas Present, 1826.

by Blake, William.

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Published
[1825?]
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$29,500.00

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12mo. London: I. Poole, [1825?]. 12mo, frontispiece "A Tribute of Regard..."; title-page "Remember Me" etc. with 1826 beneath "Christmas Present"; second engraved leaf recto "Calendar and Album 1826...", verso January and February, next three leaves with the rest of the Calendar; verso of third leaf "The Virgin Child and St. John”; 8 pp. of engraved music; contents… Read more
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image of Vernal Falls, Yosemite National Park.

Vernal Falls, Yosemite National Park.

by Pillsbury, Arthur.

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$975.00

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Pillsbury's Pictures, Inc., [early 1900s]. Orotone print, 6.5 x 16.5 inches, in the original gold-toned frame, overall 9.5 x 19.5. Frame scratched and worn, image fine. § An attractive early view of the rushing waters of Vernal Falls in Yosemite. Arthur Pillsbury (1870-1946) was an extraordinary photojournalist and inventor who set up a studio in Yosemite… Read more
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image of Wak-Tae-Geli, A Sioux Warrior [Tableau 8 ].

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London: Ackermann & Co. 1839. Aquatint engraving with contemporary hand-coloring, 24.6 x 18 inches, with blindstamp "C.Bodmer/Direct". Fine condition. § First edition, an illustration from the celebrated book, Travels in the Interior of North America, 1832-1834, by Maximilian, Prince of Wied, Germany, after Bodmer's watercolors.Prince Maximilian was a German explorer and naturalist who hired the Swiss artist Karl… Read more
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$3,000.00
image of Works...

Works...

by Addison, Joseph.

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Published
1721
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$750.00

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Four vols. London: Jacob Tonson, 1721. Four vols. 4to., a poor set lacking the portait frontispiece in vol. 1 and with sections of text bound up from different copies for no apparent reason. Crudely rebacked. Bookplates. § A working set for reading or to practice binding on. Textually complete
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image of San Francisco: A History of the Pacific Coast Metropolis.

San Francisco: A History of the Pacific Coast Metropolis.

by Young, John P.

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Published
1912
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$275.00

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2 vols. San Francisco: S. J. Clarke Co, 1912. 2 vols., 4to, 969 pp. Profusely illustrated with portraits, plates from historical photographs, etc. Original half dark green morocco, green pebbled cloth boards, gilt spines, a near-fine set usually found with serious wear. § Copy #322 of a limited edition, with certificate signed by Young at the front. This is… Read more
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$275.00