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DE EVANGELICA PRAEPARATIONE
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DE EVANGELICA PRAEPARATIONE

by EUSEBIUS CAESARIENSIS

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Treviso: Michael Manzolus, 12 January 1480. First Bononius Edition. 293 x 194 mm. (11 1/2 x 7 1/2"). [106] (of 108) leaves (lacking first and last blank). Single column, 45 lines plus headline in roman type. Translated by Georgius Trapezuntius; edited by Hieronymus Bononius. First Bononius Edition. 19th century green-painted stiff vellum, smooth spine. Rubricated in red throughout, three- to 10-line initials painted in red. Front pastedown with morocco bookplate of Hans FĂŒrstenberg. Goff E-121; BMC VI, 888; ISTC ie00121000. Extremities lightly rubbed, first leaf a little soiled and frayed, isolated minor marginal stains or foxing, short marginal tears, other trivial imperfections, but A FINE, FRESH COPY, the text clean, smooth, and bright, and the binding entirely solid and rather pleasing. Described by the Catholic Encyclopedia as "a gigantic feat of erudition," Eusebius' "Preparation for the Gospels" is valued as a repository of information on paganism, preserving many extracts from classical… Read more
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SOUVENIR
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SOUVENIR

by (BINDINGS - MOTHER-OF-PEARL). (POCKET CALENDAR)

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[Paris], ca. 1810. 84 x 55 mm. (3 1/4 x 2 1/4"). [16] leaves (11 of them blank). EXQUISITE MOTHER-OF PEARL BINDING, cover framed in gold metal with torch and garland cornerpieces, mother-of-pearl boards etched with flowers and vines connecting the cornerpieces, tiny gold metal shield with enamelled blue violet at center of upper board, the word "Souvenir" etched in the board above it, gold metal spine and hinges, inside fore edges of boards with gold metal spiral fastener, through which a small gold pencil is threaded, pink silk endleaves with pockets on front and rear pastedowns, leaves held in place by brown silk cord, all edges gilt. With engraved Cupid on title page and the pages for each of the 12 months with an engraved seasonal vignette. Bifolium of vellum (or very vellum-like stock) at centerfold, the leaves stamped in gold with the days of the week. Very thin crack running diagonally across rear board, small inkstain to front endleaves, just touching fore edges of leaves… Read more
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BIOGRAPHIES, MEMOIRS, AND LETTERS OF SIX DISTINGUISHED BRITONS

BIOGRAPHIES, MEMOIRS, AND LETTERS OF SIX DISTINGUISHED BRITONS

by (BINDINGS - TREE OR POLISHED CALF)

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London, 1836-50. Various editions. 224 x 137 mm. (8 3/4 x 5 1/2"). 16 volumes. Various editions. FINE CONTEMPORARY FULL CALF, MOST EITHER TREE OR POLISHED CALF (see below), raised bands, spines intricately gilt in compartments, morocco labels, marbled endpapers and edges. Some works with frontispiece portraits. Front pastedowns with engraved bookplate of Edward Nicholas Hurt. A LOVELY COLLECTION--WITH VIRTUALLY NO SIGNS OF USE. Handsomely bound, with beautifully gilt spines, and just about uniform in size, these volumes make an impressive appearance on the shelf. The six titles here include: 1) (DE SAUMAREZ, JAMES). ROSS, JOHN. "MEMOIRS AND CORRESPONDENCE OF ADMIRAL LORD DE SAUMAREZ." (1838) Two volumes. Polished calf. 2) (ELDON, JOHN, LORD CHANCELLOR). TWISS, HORACE. "THE PUBLIC AND PRIVATE LIFE OF LORD CHANCELLOR ELDON." (1844) Three volumes. Polished calf. 3) HORNER, FRANCIS. "MEMOIRS AND CORRESPONDENCE OF FRANCIS HORNER, M. P." (1843) Two volumes. Tree calf. 4) STANHOPE, PHILIP DORMER. "THE… Read more
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A COLLECTION OF SIX WORKS OF BRITISH AND AMERICAN HISTORY AND BIOGRAPHY

A COLLECTION OF SIX WORKS OF BRITISH AND AMERICAN HISTORY AND BIOGRAPHY

by (BINDINGS - TREE CALF)

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London: Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown & Green [and their successors], 1829-51. 170 x 100 mm. (6 3/4 x 4"). 27 volumes. IMMACULATE CONTEMPORARY POLISHED TREE CALF, raised bands, spine compartments densely gilt in varying designs, red and green morocco labels, marbled endpapers and edges. Engraved title pages with vignettes or portraits. With bookplate of Edward Nicholas Hurt on front pastedown. IN ALMOST SPECTACULAR CONDITION, with no signs of use. Uniform in size and making an impressive appearance on the shelf, the finely bound titles here are: 1) CROWE, EYRE EVANS. HISTORY OF FRANCE. (1830-31) Three volumes. FERGUS, HENRY. HISTORY OF THE WESTERN WORLD: THE UNITED STATES. (1830-32) Two volumes. 2) FORSTER, JOHN. STATESMEN OF THE COMMONWEALTH OF ENGLAND. (1851) Five volumes. 3) MACKINTOSH, SIR JAMES. WILLIAM WALLACE and ROBERT BELL. HISTORY OF ENGLAND. (1830-ca. 1845) Nine volumes (of 10). 4) MACKINTOSH, SIR JAMES. LIVES OF EMINENT BRITISH STATESMEN, vol. I. (1831) [with] COURTENAY, THOMAS. LIVES… Read more
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THE TEMPEST
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THE TEMPEST

by (CALIBAN PRESS). SHAKESPEARE, WILLIAM

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Canton, NY: Caliban Press, 2001. ONE OF 125 COPIES. 310 x 215 mm. (12 1/8 x 8 1/8"). 117 pp.Designed, printed, and bound by Mark McMurry. ONE OF 125 COPIES. Original lavender handmade paper boards backed with purple morocco, lettering showing through cut-out on upper cover. In the original matching box with cut-out figure pasted onto front cover, paper label on spine. Illustrated with woodcuts printed in various colors, gatefolds, pop-ups, and paper onlays. Printed on various handmade papers by Velma Bolyard, La Papeterie St. Armand, and Barcham Green. In mint condition. This is a beautifully printed production of the play that gave the Caliban Press its name. Mark McMurray studied letterpress printing at the Red Ozier Press and bookbinding with Timothy Ely before founding the Caliban Press in 1985. McMurray received his master's degree in library science from Columbia University in 1989 and spent nearly 30 years working as a special collections librarian, while running the Caliban Press on the… Read more
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Opening page with engraved titling of "MR. LINLEY'S COMMERCIAL AND MATHEMATICAL ACADEMY.
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Opening page with engraved titling of "MR. LINLEY'S COMMERCIAL AND MATHEMATICAL ACADEMY.

by (CALLIGRAPHY - MANUSCRIPT COPY BOOK). HIBBERD, S. M., Student

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Leeds: Mr. Linley's . . . Academy, Low Ash Hall, Sheffield, [ca, 1870]. 238 x 295 mm. (9 3/8 x 11 5/8"). 12 unnumbered leaves, the last blank. Original white faux moiré wrapper, upper cover with a glazed oval color vignette of a pastoral scene at the center enclosed by a large and very ornate frame of green and gilt. First page with elegant engraved cartouche (around engraved Linley information) featuring three lovely vignettes of Cambridge landmarks, original purple tissue guard. First page with ink ownership inscription of Master S. M. Hibberd, dated 1870; final leaf signed by Hibberd and dated "Christmas 1870." Wrappers lightly soiled with half a dozen tiny chips or wrinkles to edges, minor thumbing to a corner of the first leaf, but a well-preserved copy of an easily damaged item, the binding still bright and tight, and the leaves with their careful calligraphy remarkably clean and fresh. The neatly copied penmanship exercises in this book lack ornate flourishes, but… Read more
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ARTE NUEVA DE ESCRIBIR
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ARTE NUEVA DE ESCRIBIR

by (CALLIGRAPHY). (DIAZ MORANTE, PEDRO). SANTIAGO PALOMARES, FRANCISCO XAVIER

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Madrid: Antonio de Sancha, 1776. FIRST EDITION. 308 x 222 mm. (12 1/8 x 8 3/4"). 1 p.l., xxviii, 136 pp., [1] leaf. FIRST EDITION. Contemporary quarter sheep over marbled boards, paper label on flat spine. Vignette initials and 40 FINE PLATES SHOWING EXAMPLES OF ELEGANT PENMANSHIP within frames containing a series of elaborate flourishes. Palau XX, 24. Corners and bottom edges of paper boards very worn, backstrip a bit dry, a little general wear and soiling to covers and spine (as well as one small ink splash on back board), isolated minor soiling and a few stray ink marks in the text, but the original fragile binding entirely sound, and a very attractive copy in general because EXTREMELY FINE INTERNALLY, with very fresh and clean plates and text, the latter within especially ample margins. This work comprises the first printing of an 18th century scholarly examination of the calligraphy of Pedro Diaz Morante (ca. 1566-1636), a Spanish calligrapher from Toledo whose work shows the influence of… Read more
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SPECHIO DE LA FEDE
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SPECHIO DE LA FEDE

by [CARACCIOLUS, ROBERTUS]

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Venetia: Stampato per Maistro Piero de Quarengis Bergomascho, 1517. 305 x 215 mm. (12 x 8 1/2"). 155 leaves (lacking the final blank). VERY PLEASING OLIVE BROWN MOROCCO BY LEIGHTON (stamp-signed on front pastedown), covers panelled in an antique style, with gilt and blind rules and a broad and intricate gilt foliate border, gilt trefoils as cornerpieces in outer panel, small gilt circular floral cornerpieces in inner panel, raised bands flanked by blind rules terminating in trifoliate leaves on both covers, spine panels repeating the gilt foliate border from the cover, gilt-ruled and decorated turn-ins, all edges gilt. Elaborate woodcut border on title and following leaf, decorative woodcut initials, FINE WOODCUT VIGNETTE OF THE MARRIAGE OF THE VIRGIN (amidst an elaborate woodcut frame) ON TITLE PAGE, LARGE WOODCUT SHOWING CARACCIOLI PREACHING preceding first sermon, AND 42 SMALL WOODCUT VIGNETTES IN THE TEXT. Isolated old (17th century?) marginalia. Front flyleaf with the pencilled signature of the… Read more
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SERMONES QUADRAGESIMALES DE PECCATIS.  [and other works]
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SERMONES QUADRAGESIMALES DE PECCATIS. [and other works]

by CARACCIOLUS, ROBERTUS

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Venice: Andreas Torresanus, de Asula, 27 September, 1488. FIRST EDITION. 225 x 152 mm. (9 x 6"). [1], 2-191, [1] leaves (first and last blank). Double column, 49 lines, gothic type. FIRST EDITION. Contemporary blind-stamped calf, covers with multiple frames formed by thick and thin blind rules, central panel framed by ropework design highlighted with fleur-de-lys stamps and containing three large rosettes, raised bands, remnants of two clasps, pastedowns of repurposed earlier manuscript. Front pastedown with donation bookplate of Manhattan College (the Brother Julian F. S. C. Collection) and with book label of Kenneth Rappaport. Goff C-160; BMC V, 309. One-inch triangular chip to head of spine, front joint cracked (but nothing loose), other minor signs of wear to the leather, but the binding still sound and not displeasing. Offsetting from binder's glue to first and last few leaves, small cluster of wormholes to text of first gathering affecting a few single letters, additional trivial… Read more
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SERMONARIUM DE POENITENTIA PER ADVENTUM ET QUADRAGESIMAM
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SERMONARIUM DE POENITENTIA PER ADVENTUM ET QUADRAGESIMAM

by CARCANO, MICHAEL DE

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Venice: Georgius Arrivabenus, 28 September 1496. 183 x 120 mm. (7 1/8 x 4 7/8"). 258 leaves. Double column, 48 lines in gothic type. 19th century quarter vellum over marbled boards, raised bands, spine panels with leaf tool in black or lettering in red, marbled endpapers. Goff C-197; BMC V, 386; ISTC ic00197000. Vellum lightly soiled, edges faintly rubbed, but the binding solid and serviceable. Trimmed a little close at head, sometimes grazing folio numbers, isolated minor smudges or stains, otherwise an excellent copy, clean and crisp internally. This is an attractive edition of a collection of sermons by one of the few 15th century authors to have his works printed during his lifetime. First published in 1476, the sermons on penitence here were produced by Franciscan brother Michael de Carcano (1427-84), a popular preacher from an aristocratic Milanese family. He delivered sermons over a period of nearly 30 years in most of the major cities of northern and central Italy, including Florence,… Read more
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SERMONARIUM DE POENITENTIA PER ADVENTUM ET QUADRAGESIMAM
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SERMONARIUM DE POENITENTIA PER ADVENTUM ET QUADRAGESIMAM

by CARCANO, MICHAEL DE

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Venetiis: Nicholai Franckfort [Nicolaus de Frankfordia], 11 December 1487. 230 x 150 mm. (9 x 6"). 2 p.l., 221, [1] leaves (final blank; quire F bound out of order but complete). Double columns, 50 lines in gothic type. Contemporary Venetian blind-stamped calf over thick wooden boards, covers ruled in blind and stamped with leafy and floral tools, raised bands, hand-lettered vellum label, brass catchplates (straps lacking), pastedowns of 15th century paper manuscript leaves (older repairs to head and tail of spine). Opening of text with pleasing 16-line penwork initial by an amateur hand. Recto of first leaf with titling in a contemporary hand; head of second leaf with early ownership inscription partially removed. Goff C-196; BMC V, 336. Two small holes to leather on spine, showing bands and boards beneath, covers rather scratched and abraded, other general wear to the binding, about half the leaves with just barely perceptible dampstaining to the top quarter of the page (extending to half a… Read more
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THE MEMOIRS
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THE MEMOIRS

by CASANOVA

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London: The Casanova Society, 1922. ONE OF 1,000 COPIES. 254 x 203 mm. (10 x 8"). 12 volumes bound in six. Translated by Arthur Machen. ONE OF 1,000 COPIES. Attractive later burgundy half morocco over red linen boards by Bayntun (stamp-signed on front flyleaf in each volume), raised bands flanked by gilt rules, spine panels with gilt chandelier-like centerpiece, each spine with two olive brown morocco labels, top edges gilt. With 12 frontispieces of various kinds (a bust of Casanova, a large fold-out map of Venice, a fold-out facsimile of two documents in Casanova's hand, an engraving showing a Casanova escape, two portraits of Casanova, a title page of a minor work by Casanova, a portrait of Manon Baletti, engravings of a London cityscape and of Vaux Hall, Casanova's death record, and his grave). Corners a bit worn, joints of the early volumes a little rubbed (two joints cracked and boards consequently with a little wobble), one volume with small loss of leather at bottom of spine,… Read more
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HISTORIAE ROMANAE LIBRI XLVI
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HISTORIAE ROMANAE LIBRI XLVI

by (BINDINGS - GERMAN BLIND-STAMPED PIGSKIN). DIO CASSIUS

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Frankfurt: Heirs of Andreas Wechel, Claude de Marne, and Jean Aubry, 1592. First Edition of this translation. 189 x 118 mm. (7 3/8 x 4 5/8"). 8 p.l., 1101, [107] pp.Translated by Joannes Leunclavius. First Edition of this translation. EXCELLENT EARLY 17TH CENTURY BLIND-STAMPED PIGSKIN PERHAPS DONE FOR JOACHIM ERNST, MARGRAVE OF BRANDENBURG-ANSBACH, or else someone in his service (see below), the upper cover with panel stamp depicting half-length figure of a man in contemporary dress standing beneath an archway bearing the words: "VO: GOT: GN: (By the Grace of God) IOACHIM: ERNST: M. Z. B. I. P. N. (M[arkgraf] Z[u] B[randenburg] I[n] P[reussen] N[ĂŒrnberg])," framed by multiple rules and a medallion-and-foliage roll border, lower cover with a panel stamp of the arms of Brandenburg-Hohenzollern dated 1609 and similarly framed, raised bands, top compartment with ink lettering. With a woodcut folding plate showing the lineage of the Caesars, printer's device on title and final page. Front pastedown with… Read more
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THE NOVELS AND STORIES
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THE NOVELS AND STORIES

by CATHER, WILLA

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Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1937-41. No. 322 OF 970 COPIES of the Autograph Edition, volume I SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR. 232 x 156 mm. (9 1/8 x 6 1/8"). 13 volumes. No. 322 OF 970 COPIES of the Autograph Edition, volume I SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR. Publisher's original cream-colored linen over gray-blue linen boards, covers with author's cipher in gilt, black spine label, top edges gilt, other edges untrimmed and UNOPENED, and IN THE UNCOMMON ORIGINAL OVERSIZED DUST JACKETS. Containing 12 frontispieces with tissue guards (volume XIII without frontispiece, as issued). Crane AA1, first issue. Faint browning to spines of a few of the dust jackets (this browning extending onto rear panel of one jacket), two jackets with some tears and wrinkling along the bottom fold-over flaps, minor rumpling and tears to jacket edges elsewhere, but still AN EXCEPTIONALLY FINE SET, the unread volumes perfectly preserved, and the jackets with basically minor defects. Designed by Bruce Rogers, this is a remarkably well-preserved… Read more
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PORTRAITS, MEMOIRS, AND CHARACTERS, OF REMARKABLE PERSONS, FROM THE REVOLUTION IN 1688 TO THE END...

PORTRAITS, MEMOIRS, AND CHARACTERS, OF REMARKABLE PERSONS, FROM THE REVOLUTION IN 1688 TO THE END OF THE REIGN OF GEORGE II

by CAULFIELD, JAMES

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London: Published by H. R. Young and T. H. Whitely, 1819-20. 318 x 254 mm. (12 1/2 x 10"). Four volumes. Attractive modern retrospective black half morocco over green marbled boards, flat spines divided into panels with central gilt urns, edges untrimmed, partly unopened. With 155 fine engraved portrait plates of thieves, murderers, freaks, and scoundrels. A Large Paper Copy. Second volume slightly cocked, variable offsetting from virtually all plates, perhaps a third of the leaves in volume I faintly browned and somewhat foxed, about half the plates in volume II with small, gray dampstain at lower outer corner, occasional yellowing and foxing elsewhere; undeniable condition issues, but still a satisfactory set, most of the text and plates fresh and clean, the bindings with virtually no wear, and the margins immense. Originally appearing in parts from 1790 to 1795, this collection of portraits accompanied by letterpress biographies was the major work of author and printseller James Caulfied… Read more
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DON QUIXOTE DE LA MANCHA
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DON QUIXOTE DE LA MANCHA

by CERVANTES SAAVEDRA, MIGUEL DE. (BINDINGS - BAYNTUN)

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London: T. Cadell and W. Davies, 1818. First Edition with Smirke Plates. 222 x 137 mm. (8 3/4 x 5 3/8"). Four volumes. First Edition with Smirke Plates. Attractive 20th century red straight-grain morocco by Bayntun (stamp-signed on front free endpapers), covers with single gilt frame, raised bands, compartments with gilt lettering or framed with lily tools, gilt turn-ins, all edges gilt. With a total of 48 engravings (24 plates and 26 vignettes) after Robert Smirke. Lowndes I, 401. Bindings with just a hint of soiling and shelf wear, occasional light foxing internally (a little heavier on some of the plates), plates in volume I with a very light dampstain in lower margins, one plate with short tear to margin, but a very good set, clean and fresh throughout, and in handsome, well-preserved bindings. This is an attractive copy of an esteemed edition of Don Quixote, illustrated and translated by a father and daughter team. Robert Smirke (1753-1845) was a member of the Royal Academy and renowned for… Read more
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FROM A COLLECTARIUM IN LATIN MADE FOR A FEMALE RELIGIOUS
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FROM A COLLECTARIUM IN LATIN MADE FOR A FEMALE RELIGIOUS

by CHARMING ILLUMINATED VELLUM MANUSCRIPT LEAVES, OFFERED INDIVIDUALLY

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France[?], ca. 1450. 97 x 61 mm. (3 3/4 x 2 5/8"). Single column, 20 lines in an attractive gothic book hand. Each leaf with two or more one- to two-line initials painted in blue or maroon with delicate white tracery and charming enclosed flowers, all on a field of burnished gold, the left or right margin on one or both sides with a bar border of blue and white, terminating in gold ivy leaves in the upper and lower margins. The bar borders just slightly trimmed by the binder, otherwise in excellent condition, the text well preserved, the vellum unusually clean, the colors quite bright, and the glistening gold without any erosion or loss of brilliance. Taken from an intact manuscript we sold in 2006 that was subsequently dismembered, these lovely leaves have considerable aesthetic appeal and charm as well as notable interest because of their surprising size, distinctive musical and textual content, and peculiar hypothetical provenance. In origin, the collectarium (sometimes called a collectar,… Read more
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FROM A COLLECTARIUM IN LATIN MADE FOR A FEMALE RELIGIOUS
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France[?], ca. 1450. 97 x 61 mm. (3 3/4 x 2 5/8"). Single column, 20 lines in an attractive gothic book hand. Each leaf with two or more one- to two-line initials painted in blue or maroon with delicate white tracery and charming enclosed flowers, all on a field of burnished gold, the left or right margin on one or both sides with a bar border of blue and white, terminating in gold ivy leaves in the upper and lower margins. The bar borders just slightly trimmed by the binder, otherwise in excellent condition, the text well preserved, the vellum unusually clean, the colors quite bright, and the glistening gold without any erosion or loss of brilliance. Taken from an intact manuscript we sold in 2006 that was subsequently dismembered, these lovely leaves have considerable aesthetic appeal and charm as well as notable interest because of their surprising size, distinctive musical and textual content, and peculiar hypothetical provenance. In origin, the collectarium (sometimes called a collectar,… Read more
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POEMS SUPPOSED TO HAVE BEEN WRITTEN AT BRISTOL BY THOMAS ROWLEY AND OTHERS IN THE 15TH CENTURY....
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POEMS SUPPOSED TO HAVE BEEN WRITTEN AT BRISTOL BY THOMAS ROWLEY AND OTHERS IN THE 15TH CENTURY. [with] APPENDIX . . . TENDING TO PROVE, THAT THEY WERE WRITTEN . . . ENTIRELY BY THOMAS CHATTERTON

by [CHATTERTON, THOMAS]

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London: Printed for T. Payne and Son, 1778. Third Edition of the poems; First Edition with the Appendix. 225 x 130 mm. (8 7/8 x 5 1/8"). 1 p.l. (title), xxvii, [i], 333, [1] pp.Edited and with appendix by Thomas Tyrwhitt. Third Edition of the poems; First Edition with the Appendix. PLEASING CONTEMPORARY RED STRAIGHT-GRAIN MOROCCO, covers with gilt rule border, flat spine divided into compartments by plain and decorative gilt rules and containing central gilt urn and circlet cornerpieces, turn-ins with Greek key roll, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt. One engraved facsimile plate. Lowndes III, 2139. Binding a but dulled and soiled, lower corners rather worn, a hint of browning and minor foxing throughout (slightly more prominent in half a dozen gatherings), one leaf with a thin darkened strip at fore margin edge (and with a small chip in the same place), other slight defects; not without issues, but still an appealing copy, neither the elegant original binding nor the text with any serious… Read more
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ELEMENTI DI CHIMICA TEORICA, E PRATICA
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ELEMENTI DI CHIMICA TEORICA, E PRATICA

by (CHEMISTRY - 18TH CENTURY). MACQUER, PIERRE-JOSEPH

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Venice: Giovanni Gatti, 1781. 214 x 147 mm. (8 1/2 x 5 3/4"). Four volumes. Attractive contemporary limp paper boards, patterned with yellow, red, and black inks, paper manuscript labels on spines, deckle edges. With four folding engraved plates at the end of volume IV. Pastedown of volume I with a small square of paper with some inscrutable pencil notations glued down. Bolton, p. 646; Cole 893; Partington III, pp. 80-90. Edges just a touch bumped, a few pages with some very light foxing, one page with a small hole affecting a word or two of text, plates a little browned along the fold and one plate partially torn along the fold, but still A SUPERB COPY, exceptionally fresh and clean inside and out. Offered here in very pleasing contemporary paper boards, this is the first combined edition in Italian of two of Macquer's most popular works: "ÉlĂ©mens de chymie-thĂ©orique" (1749) and "ÉlĂ©mens de chymie-pratique" (1751). Coherently written in a straightforward manner, primarily with the classroom… Read more
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