Biography & Autobiography from Pazzo Books

Varii Sermoni di Santo Agostino, et D'Altri Catholici, et Antichi Dottori, Utili alla Salute Dell'Anime

by Vascovo Galeazzo

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Published
1567
Condition
Good Condition
Edition
Early Edition
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$350.00

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Venice: Gabriel Giolito, 1567. Early Edition. Hardcover. Good Condition. Later boards, title soiled and final page soiled and browned, title with minor repair in gutter, scattered minor finger soiling and foxing, mostly very clean. An early edition of Vascovo's collection of sermons by Augustine and others translated into Italian. [28], 448pp Size: Octavo (8vo). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped… Read more
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Etienne Dolet, le martyr de la Renaissance, sa vie et sa mort

by Christie Richard Copley

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Published
1886
Condition
Good Condition
Edition
First Edition
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$150.00

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Paris: Librairie Fischbacher, 1886. First Edition. Hardcover (Quarter Leather). Good Condition. 1/4 blue leather over marbled boards, old library marks to endpapers and half title, small mark from label removal on spine, original wraps bound in. Slight age toning, otherwise clean. Size: Quarto (4to). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Inventory No:… Read more
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Madrid: Oficina del Establecimiento Central, 1843. First Edition. Hardcover (Full Leather). Very Good Condition. Contemporary tree calf, spine darkened, corners worn; pencil marks to endpapers, else very clean internally. 3 volumes in 1, each with a separate title. 72pp, 64pp, 77pp Size: duodecimo (12mo). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: History; Biography & Autobiography. Inventory… Read more
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$75.00

La Gallerie Des Femmes Fortes

by Le Moyne Pierre

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Pazzo Books
Published
1660
Condition
Fair Condition
Edition
First Edition
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$200.00

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Leiden: Elsevier, 1660. First Edition. Hardcover (Vellum). Fair Condition. First Elsevier edition, full vellum, inner hinge cracked and text block pulled away from binding, old notes to title and a few spots elsewhere; lacking the frontis and portraits but textually complete. 452pp plus index. Size: duodecimo (12mo). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Biography &… Read more
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La Fameuse Comedienne ou Histoire de La Guerin, Auparavant Femme & Veuve de Moliere

by [Madame Boudin?]

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Pazzo Books
Published
1688
Condition
Very Good Condition
Edition
First Edition
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$1,500.00

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Francfort: Frans Rottenberg, 1688. First Edition. Hardcover (Full Leather). Very Good Condition. Later full burgundy morocco by Zaehnsdorf, hinges cracked and weakening, largish chip to spine, inner dentelles, marbled endpapers. First three pages chipped at the edges, small paper repair to page 5, scattered light foxing. 89, (3)pp. The first edition of a notorious book about… Read more
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$1,500.00

Prima Pars [et Secunda] Promptuarii Iconum Insigniorum a Seculo Hominum

by Rouille Guillaume

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Pazzo Books
Published
1553
Condition
Very Good Condition
Edition
First Edition
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$1,100.00

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Lyon: Guillaume Rouille, 1553. First Edition. Hardcover (Vellum). Very Good Condition. Contemporary vellum, darkened, worn at corners, old inscription to front blank, dampstain to upper right corner early on and lower margin towards the end, modest browning and foxing, crease to center of last 30 pages. 2 volumes in one, each page with medallion portraits and a brief… Read more
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Tratado Sobre a Origem, Enatureza do Testamentos...D. João de Bragança

by Desa José Antonio

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Pazzo Books
Published
1783
Condition
Very Good Condition
Edition
First Edition
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$650.00

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Lisbon: Simão Thaddeo Ferreira, 1783. First Edition. Hardcover (Full Leather). Very Good Condition. Full contemporary elaborately gilt red morocco, densely tooled with an array of fleur de lis and other fleurons. Light wear and rubbing, mostly at the corners. Minor worming to endpaper, minor stains to title and a few other spots. Lacking one signature, pages 177-192, otherwise… Read more
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La Légende Amoureuse de Bertran de Born

by Straonski Stanislaw

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Pazzo Books
Published
1914
Condition
Very Good Condition
Edition
First Edition
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$50.00

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Paris: Honoré Champion, 1914. First Edition. Hardcover (Half Cloth). Very Good Condition. Blue cloth backed marbled boards, corners bumped, light age toning internally, old ownership marks to endpaper. A scholarly biography of the 13th century Provençal troubadour. 200pp with a fold out genealogy. Size: Octavo (8vo). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Biography… Read more
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Vida de D. Joaõ de Castro, Quarto Vice-Rei da India

by De Andrade Jacinto Freire

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Pazzo Books
Published
1786
Condition
Very Good Condition
Edition
Revised Edition
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$500.00

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Lisbon: Antonio Gomes, 1786. Revised Edition. Hardcover (Full Leather). Very Good Condition. Contemporary speckled calf, spine gilt in compartments, light wear at edges and hinges. Scattered light foxing, endpapers browned, a few small tears at page edges, one touching some text but with no loss - a clean, bright and fresh copy overall. xiiii, 497pp. With 3 plates… Read more
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$500.00

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Madrid: Oficina De D. Benito Cano, 1789. First Edition. Hardcover (Full Leather). Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Four volumes in contemporary acid calf, published 1789-1791, second volume has two tears in the leather where it adhered to the front of volume one, gilt spines, corners bumped, small scratches (Volumes III and IV), hinges and bindings intact. Marbled end papers,… Read more
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$950.00

Personal Aspects of Jane Austen

by Austen-Leigh Mary Augusta

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Pazzo Books
Published
1920
Condition
Very Good Condition
Edition
First Edition
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$60.00

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London: John Murray, 1920. First Edition. Hardcover (Original Cloth). Very Good Condition. Original green cloth, corners slightly bumped, spine rubbed. Size: Octavo (8vo). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Literature & Literary. Inventory No: 044856.
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Les Negotiations de Monsieur le President Jeannin

by Jeannin Pierre

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Pazzo Books
Published
1695
Condition
Very Good Condition
Edition
Later Edition
Item Price
$250.00

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Amsterdam: Andre de Hoogenhutsen, 1695. Later Edition. Hardcover (Full Leather). Very Good Condition. Full contemporary calf elaborately tooled on the spine, over wooden boards - large section of leather lacking from the front board, but otherwise sound. 2 volumes in one, scattered age toning to pages, small wormhole in rear margin, quite clean and bright overall and attractively… Read more
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$250.00

Mémoires sur La Bastille, et Sur la Détention de Linguet

by Linguet Simon-Nicholas Henri

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Pazzo Books
Published
1821
Condition
Good Condition
Edition
Later Edition
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$50.00

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Paris: La Librairie Historique, 1821. Later Edition. Softcover. Good Condition. Original wrappers, worn at corners, spine rubbed and chipped. Moderate foxing. 251pp. Size: Octavo (8vo). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Inventory No: 044021.
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Bonaparte

by Montorgueil G.

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Pazzo Books
Published
1910
Condition
Very Good Condition
Edition
First Edition
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$350.00

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Paris: Boivin & Cie, 1910. First Edition. Hardcover (Original Cloth). Very Good Condition. Job. Lovely, bright, full color illustrations. Slight wear to edges of decorative boards, a few light surface marks, upper corners lightly bumped, scattered browning, largely to page edges. An attractive copy of a lovely book. Size: Folio. Illustrator: Job. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight:… Read more
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Francois 1er (Le Roi Chevalier)

by Toudouze G.

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Pazzo Books
Published
1909
Condition
Very Good Condition
Edition
First Edition
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$400.00

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Paris: Boivin & Cie, 1909. First Edition. Hardcover (Original Cloth). Very Good Condition. A. Robida. Lovely, bright, full color illustrations. Slight wear to edges of decorative boards, a few light surface marks and light stains to the rear board, scattered browning, largely to page edges and in the gutters. Size: Folio. Illustrator: A. Robida. Quantity Available: 1.… Read more
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$400.00

Vita Del P. Ignatio Loiola

by Ribadenera Pietro

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Pazzo Books
Published
1586
Condition
Good Condition
Edition
First Edition
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$750.00

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Venice: Gioliti, 1586. First Edition. Hardcover (Vellum). Good Condition. The first edition in Italian of this biography of Ignatius Loyola, founder of the Jesuits (d. 1556, beatified 1609). Full contemporary vellum, worn, discolored, splitting at the spine ends, title worn and browned, dampstain to last section, a few small wormtrails, scattered foxing and staining, first section loose. (xlii),… Read more
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P.C. Hoofts Henrik de Grote. Zyn leven en bedrys den sevenden druck BOUND WITH Rampsaligheden der verheffinge van den huize van Medicis

by Hooft Pieter Corneliszoon

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Pazzo Books
Published
1662
Condition
Very Good Condition
Edition
Later Edition
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$350.00

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Amsterdam: Johannes van Ravesteyn, 1662. Later Edition. Hardcover (Vellum). Very Good Condition. Full contemporary vellum, a bit discolored. (10)486, (18), 118, (14)pp. Portraits of Henrik and Cosimo de Medici. 2 works bound in one by the eminent Dutch historian and playwright. Size: duodecimo (12mo). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Biography & Autobiography; History.… Read more
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George Eliot's Life as Related in her Letters and Journals

by Cross J.W.

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Pazzo Books
Published
1885
Condition
Very Good Condition
Edition
First Edition
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$100.00

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New York: Harper & Brothers, 1885. First Edition. Hardcover (Original Cloth). Very Good Condition. 3 volumes in green pebbled cloth - light shelfwear, spines slightly darkened, otherwise a lovely set. This is the first US edition. Size: Octavo (8vo). 3-volume set (complete). Previous owner's book-plate inside front cover. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category:… Read more
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$100.00

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London: W. Owen, 1764. First Edition. Hardcover (Half Leather). Good Condition. Contemporary half calf over marbled boards, front board detached, rear loose. Scattered marginal notes in an early hand, pencil notes to pastedown. 565pp plus index. 156 biographies ranging from Epicurus, Avicenna and Galileo to Hooke, Newton, Boyle and Leibnitz. With the portrait of Newton that was apparently… Read more
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London: J. Cundee for T. Hurst, 1802. First Edition. Hardcover (Half Leather). Good Condition. Later half leather, worn at the edges, hinges rubbed. Scattered foxing but generally quite clean internally. Size: duodecimo (12mo). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Theatre & Plays; Biography & Autobiography. Inventory No: 042317.
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$150.00