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THE MIRROUR OF POLICIE. A WORKE NO LESSE PROFITABLE THAN NECESSARIE, FOR ALL MAGISTRATES, AND...
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THE MIRROUR OF POLICIE. A WORKE NO LESSE PROFITABLE THAN NECESSARIE, FOR ALL MAGISTRATES, AND GOUERNOURS OF ESTATES AND COMMONWEALES

by [LA PERRIÈRE, GUILLAUME DE]

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London: Adam Islip, 1598. First Edition in English, Earliest State (with four leaves of preliminaries). 190 x 142 mm. (7 3/4 x 5 5/8"). [139] leaves. First Edition in English, Earliest State (with four leaves of preliminaries). 19th century red pebble-grain morocco, covers with double blind-ruled frame, raised bands, gilt titling. Printer's device on title page, 17 full-page woodcuts, six miniatures in the text, and two folding woodcuts. Front free endpaper with bookplate of the Fox Pointe Collection. Pforzheimer 579; STC 15228. Extremities a little rubbed, spine slightly sunned, small stain to upper cover, but the binding well preserved and pleasing. Title page somewhat soiled and mounted on a tab, first and last three leaves with repairs to fore-edge corners (no loss), perhaps a quarter of gatherings with light dampstain to upper half of the page, final page rather soiled, other trivial defects, but still very good internally, with nothing approaching a fatal defect, the text crisp and generally… Read more
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DISSERTATIO DE ARTERIIS ET VENIS INTESTINORUM HOMINIS. [and] DISSERTATIO SECUNDA DE SEDE ET...
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Amsterdam: Jacob Graal & Hendrik de Leth; Leyden: Dirk, Theodorus, or Cornelius Haak, 1736-41. FIRST EDITIONS. 294 x 238 mm. (11 1/2 x 9 1/4"). 1 p.l. (blank), 10 pp.; 1 p.l. (blank), 16 pp., [1] blank leaf; [4] pp.; [4] pp.; [4] pp.; 1 p.l. (blank), [6] pp. Six separately published but related works. FIRST EDITIONS. Leaves stitched into early brown paper folders (three with expert repair to fold; three with remnants of paper labels along fold). With printer's device or vignette on title pages and SIX FINE COLOR MEZZOTINTS BY LADMIRAL. Choulant-Frank, pp. 267-69: Franklin, "Early Colour Printing," pp. 40-42; Gascoigne, "Milestones in Colour Printing 1457-1859," p. 10; Garrison-Morton 7507; Heirs of Hippocrates 530-35. Wrappers with minor soiling, first work with a little worming to fore edge of wrapper and leaves, four of the works with minor foxing and browning to letterpress leaves (a bit darker on the two "Durae Matris" texts), last work with small repair (done by backing on obverse) where… Read more
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FRVTEFVLL SERMONS PREACHED BY THE RIGHT REUEREND FATHER, AND CONSTANT MARTYR OF IESUS CHRIST M....
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FRVTEFVLL SERMONS PREACHED BY THE RIGHT REUEREND FATHER, AND CONSTANT MARTYR OF IESUS CHRIST M. HUGH LATYMER

by LATIMER, HUGH

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London: John Day, 1571 [i.e., 1572]. Apparently the FIRST PRINTING of this collection. 210 x 143 mm. (8 1/4 x 5 1/2"). [2], 21, 23-124, 219, [1] (blank) leaves. Wanting, as often, c6 (woodcut of Latimer preaching), and bound without the title-page and preliminaries to the second part (Seven Sermons, made upon the Lordes Prayer). Three parts in one volume. Apparently the FIRST PRINTING of this collection. EXCELLENT CONTEMPORARY LONDON CALF over wooden boards, covers with frames of blind rules and medallion roll with portraits of Martin Luther, Philip Melanchthon, Erasmus, and John Huss (Oldham 493/795, signed F. D.), raised bands, later paper label, pastedowns lifted showing wooden boards, stitching, and vellum binder's waste from an earlier manuscript with music, lacking two fore-edge clasps. In a brown buckram drop-back box. Historiated woodcut initials, two elaborate woodcut title page borders, vignette printer's device at end. Front pastedown with early ownership inscription:… Read more
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CANON MISSAE ET PRAEFATIONES
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CANON MISSAE ET PRAEFATIONES

by (BINDINGS - ANDREOLI/ROSPIGLIOSI BINDERY). MISSAL IN LATIN

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Rome: Ex Typographia Reuer. Camerae Aspostolicae, 1658. 420 x 270 mm. (16 1/2 x 10 3/4"). [1] extra-engraved title, 163 pp. SPLENDID CONTEMPORARY ROMAN RED MOROCCO, LAVISHLY GILT, BY THE "ROSPIGLIOSI BINDERY" OPERATED BY GREGORIO AND GIOVANNI ANDREOLI, covers divided into multiple compartments filled with stars, a flowering vine, or densely tooled curling vines and flowers, flat spine gilt in compartments with floral centerpieces and curling corner tooling, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt. Engraved title page with architectural frame featuring full-length figures of Sts. Peter and Paul and a vignette of the Last Supper, historiated or decorative initials throughout, engraved tailpieces, opening of text with engraved frame containing two vignettes from the life of Christ, engraved frontispiece of the Crucifixion, engraving of the Last Supper, opening of the Confession text with engraved frame featuring the Arma Christi and the Pieta, the Crucifixion engraving repeated before the… Read more
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NOVI TESTAMENTI AEDITIO POSTREMA, PER D. ERASMUM ROTERODAMUM, CUM SCRIPTURAE CONCORDANTIIS
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NOVI TESTAMENTI AEDITIO POSTREMA, PER D. ERASMUM ROTERODAMUM, CUM SCRIPTURAE CONCORDANTIIS

by (BINDINGS - EARLY BLIND-STAMPED). BIBLE IN LATIN

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Frankfurt am Main: Weigand Han, 1560. 175 x 100 mm. (6 3/4 x 4"). 24 p.l., 376, [9] leaves. VERY FINE CONTEMPORARY BLIND-STAMPED CALF, covers framed by ornate medallion-and-foliage roll (EBDB r002141), enclosing a central panel tooled with palmettes, upper cover with lettering at head: "HINRICUS ET HIERONYMUS WITZENDORFF" and the date "1562"; raised bands, spine in blind-ruled compartments with two star tools, top compartment with remnants of paper label, bottom compartment with ink lettering (shelf location?), two brass clasps. ILLUSTRATED THROUGHOUT, with 12 labor-of-the-month woodcut headpiece vignettes in the Calendar, and 129 half-page woodcuts, four of them repeated twice. VD16 B 4294; USTC 678598; Not in Adams or STC German. For the binding: EBDB k011196 (this copy); Haebler I, 443-44, roll 6; Senf, "Die Buchbinder-Innung zu Wittenberg im 16 Jahrhundert" (1909), p. 16, no. 41. Head and tail of spine with small chips, a little rubbing to extremities,… Read more
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BIBLIORUM SACRORUM VULGATAE VERSIONIS EDITIO
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BIBLIORUM SACRORUM VULGATAE VERSIONIS EDITIO

by (BINDINGS - BOZERIAN). BIBLE IN LATIN

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Paris: Excudebat Fr. Amb. Didot, 1785. 318 x 235 mm. (12 1/2 x 9 1/4"). Two volumes. SUPERB CRIMSON STRAIGHT-GRAIN MOROCCO BY BOZERIAN, covers with distinctive wide frame incorporating arches, Grecian urns, and floral garlands (Culot roll #49), sunburst cornerpieces (Culot stamp #15), the outer and inner edges of the frame flanked by thick and thin gilt rules and cresting (Culot roll #12) and floral (Culot roll #29) rolls; double raised bands separated by a gilt-tooled inlaid strip of black morocco, spines densely gilt in "mille étoiles et points" compartments filled with much foliage and many flowers against a stippled background (Culot, plate IX), turn-ins with interlacing flame roll (Culot roll #16), light green glazed endpapers, all edges gilt. Front pastedowns with wood-engraved bookplate of Ellic Howe and with faint evidence of earlier bookplate removal; verso of rear flyleaf with small engraved heraldic book label. Bibelsammlung der Württembergischen… Read more
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TEXT FROM THE SUFFRAGES
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TEXT FROM THE SUFFRAGES

by INDIVIDUAL ILLUMINATED VELLUM MANUSCRIPT LEAVES WITH SMALL MINIATURES OF SAINTS FROM A BOOK OF HOURS IN LATIN

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Northeastern France, probably Arras, late 15th century. 146 x 95 mm. (5 3/4 x 3 3/4"). Single column, 15 lines in a pleasing bâtarde hand. Attractively matted. Rubrics in red, one- and two-line initials in brushed gold on a red or blue ground, EACH SIDE OF EACH LEAF WITH A BRUSHED GOLD PANEL BORDER WITH VERY PRETTY ILLUSIONISTIC FLOWERS, one panel with penwork acanthus and a small bird; EACH LEAF WITH TWO SMALL MINIATURES (measuring approximately 40 x 25 mm.) depicting saints shown with their attributes. Headlines written in French in a later (18th century?) calligraphic hand. Each leaf with a marginal stain in one corner, image of St. Nicholas slightly worn, otherwise excellent specimens, generally clean and smooth, with ample margins, winning decoration, and shining gold. From a charmingly decorated 15th century prayer book, these lovely specimens offer the opportunity to acquire a leaf with two miniatures and some considerable gold ornamentation at an attainable price. The first leaf depicts… Read more
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THE ADVENTURES OF GIL BLAS OF SANTILLANA
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THE ADVENTURES OF GIL BLAS OF SANTILLANA

by LE SAGE, ALAIN RENÉ

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Edinburgh: William Paterson, 1886. 248 x 165 mm. (9 3/4 x 6 1/2"). Three volumes. Translated by Henri Van Laun, with an introduction, notes, and a life of the author. Quite pleasing three-quarter vellum over sturdy textured cloth boards by Tout (stamp-signed on verso of front free endpaper), flat spines heavily gilt in compartments in antique style featuring large and intricate central fleuron, three brown morocco labels on each spine, marbled end papers, top edges gilt. Title vignettes and 21 fine etched plates (including frontispiece portrait in first volume) by Adolphe Lalauze. Large, attractive engraved bookplate of Hilda Leyel signed "A M H 1940" in each volume. Top corners of volume I slightly bumped, turn-ins a little spotted (trivial spots and superficial marks elsewhere to covers and spines, particularly to the labels), otherwise an excellent set, with no significant wear, and with the gilt still bright and attractive. Slight offsetting from plates, but very fine internally. This is… Read more
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THE AMERICAN BIBLE: ORIGINAL LEAVES FROM RARE AND HISTORIC BIBLES PRINTED IN THE COLONIES AND THE...
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THE AMERICAN BIBLE: ORIGINAL LEAVES FROM RARE AND HISTORIC BIBLES PRINTED IN THE COLONIES AND THE UNITED STATES DURING THE SEVENTEENTH, EIGHTEENTH, AND NINETEENTH CENTURIES

by (LEAF BOOK - BIBLES, AMERICAN PRINTINGS). ZINMAN, MICHAEL, Compiler

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Ardsley, New York: Haydn Foundation for the Cultural Arts, 1993. ONE OF 100 COPIES. 580 x 380 mm. (22 3/4 x 15"). Four volumes. Collected, described, and with a preface by Michael Zinman; introduction by Mark Noll. ONE OF 100 COPIES. Leaves archivally as well as very attractively matted and housed in four fine hard-shell folding linen portfolios, each with a red morocco label. Prospectus laid in at front of volume I. In mint condition. This is a beautifully presented collection of 38 leaves taken from (incomplete copies of) the most significant editions of the Scriptures printed in the present geographical United States, 1663-1878. The four portfolios contain leaves from eight Bibles in the languages of the native peoples of America, 10 Bibles in English of the 18th and then 10 of the 19th centuries, and 10 Bibles in other languages. Each Bible represented has an important place in the printing and cultural history of America. In addition to Eliot's first Indian Bible in 1663 and to… Read more
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A LEAF FROM THE 1583 REMBERT DODOENS HERBAL PRINTED BY CHRISTOPHER PLANTIN, WITH A SHORT ESSAY BY...
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A LEAF FROM THE 1583 REMBERT DODOENS HERBAL PRINTED BY CHRISTOPHER PLANTIN, WITH A SHORT ESSAY BY CAREY S. BLISS

by (LEAF BOOK). (DODOENS, REMBERT). BLISS, CAREY S.

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San Francisco: The Book Club of California, 1977. ONE OF 385 COPIES. 365 x 247 mm. (14 1/4 x 9 3/4"). 4 p.l., 28 pp., [2] leaves (blank, colophon). ONE OF 385 COPIES. Original pictorial cloth, gilt titling on spine. In the original plain dust jacket. Vignette in red on title, decorative initials, woodcut illustrations in margins throughout, as well as a few in the text, three full-page woodcut portraits, one half-page portrait, one full-page facsimile. Title in red and black. WITH A TIPPED-IN ORIGINAL LEAF CONTAINING THREE WOODCUT ILLUSTRATIONS of varieties of lettuce. Prospectus laid in at front. In mint condition, the original leaf quite clean and crisp. This attractive and useful production contains a leaf from Dodoens' important herbal, a publication containing more than 1,300 illustrations, originally issued by Jan van der Loe in Dutch in 1544 and first printed in Latin by Plantin in 1583. One of the great botanical names of his era, Dodoens (1518-85) is generally credited with… Read more
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THE 1462 FUST & SCHOEFFER BIBLE
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THE 1462 FUST & SCHOEFFER BIBLE

by (LEAF BOOK - INCUNABULA, THE 1462 BIBLE). KOENIG, EBERHARD

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Akron and Evanston: Bruce Ferrini / Hamill & Barker, 1993. ONE OF 166 COPIES (of a total of 181). Text: 503 x 375 mm. (19 3/4 x 14 3/4"); Leaf: 405 x 300 mm. (15 7/8 x 11 3/4"); Case: 525 x 395 mm. (20 3/4 x 15 1/2"). 40 pp.With an introduction by Christopher de Hamel. ONE OF 166 COPIES (of a total of 181). Publisher's gray boards backed with burgundy crushed morocco, paper label on upper cover, black morocco label on flat spine. Housed with the leaf (in a separate linen folder and acid-free chemise) in a linen clamshell box with paper label on upper cover. With black & white photographs of illuminated leaves from copies of this Bible. WITH AN ORIGINAL LEAF FROM THE 1462 BIBLE with headline handwritten in red and blue, chapter numbers in red or blue, and three two-line initials in red or blue, with trailing penwork in a contrasting color; text from 2 Paralipomenon (2 Chronicles), chapters 18-20. In mint condition, with AN EXCEPTIONALLY FINE, BRIGHT LEAF. This is a handsomely designed and… Read more
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LETTERS FROM THE 15TH CENTURY: ON THE ORIGINS OF THE KELMSCOTT CHAUCER TYPEFACE. A STUDY, WITH...
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LETTERS FROM THE 15TH CENTURY: ON THE ORIGINS OF THE KELMSCOTT CHAUCER TYPEFACE. A STUDY, WITH SPECIMEN LEAVES, OF THE INFLUENCE OF THE EARLY GERMAN PRINTERS ON WILLIAM MORRIS' MASTERPIECE

by (LEAF BOOK - KELMSCOTT PRESS AND PRINTING HISTORY). PIRAGES, PHILLIP J.

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McMinnville, Oregon: Phillip J. Pirages, 2019. ONE OF 32 COPIES in linen-backed blue paper boards from a total edition of 165 COPIES. Text: 244 x 154 mm. (9 1/8 x 6 1/8"); Case: 502 x 372 mm. (19 3/4 x 14 5/8"). ii, 75 pp. ONE OF 32 COPIES in linen-backed blue paper boards from a total edition of 165 COPIES. Bound in linen-backed blue paper boards (inspired by Kelmscott Press bindings) by Amy Borezo, who also constructed the case holding the volume and leaves. The book printed letterpress on Zerkall Book Laid Vellum paper by Arthur Larson at Horton Tank Graphics. Book layout by Jill Mann. EACH COPY WITH FIVE LEAVES: ONE FROM THE KELMSCOTT CHAUCER with text only AND ONE EACH FROM THE PRESSES OF FOUR GERMAN PRINTERS FROM THE 1470s--PETER SCHOEFFER, JOHANN MENTELIN, GÜNTHER ZAINER, AND ANTON KOBERGER. The incunabular leaves consistently excellent, with only minor defects, and the Kelmscott leaves (which were never part of a bound volume) in entirely fine condition. This is a unique leaf book in the… Read more
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LETTERS FROM THE 15TH CENTURY: ON THE ORIGINS OF THE KELMSCOTT CHAUCER TYPEFACE. A STUDY, WITH...
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LETTERS FROM THE 15TH CENTURY: ON THE ORIGINS OF THE KELMSCOTT CHAUCER TYPEFACE. A STUDY, WITH SPECIMEN LEAVES, OF THE INFLUENCE OF THE EARLY GERMAN PRINTERS ON WILLIAM MORRIS' MASTERPIECE

by (LEAF BOOK - KELMSCOTT PRESS AND PRINTING HISTORY). PIRAGES, PHILLIP J.

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McMinnville, Oregon: Phillip J. Pirages, 2019. ONE OF 84 COPIES in floral-patterned cloth from a total edition of 165 COPIES. Text: 244 x 154 mm. (9 1/8 x 6 1/8"); Case: 502 x 372 mm. (19 3/4 x 14 5/8"). ii, 75 pp. ONE OF 84 COPIES in floral-patterned cloth from a total edition of 165 COPIES. Bound in floral-patterned cloth after a Morris design by Amy Borezo, who also constructed the case holding the volume and leaves. The book printed letterpress on Zerkall Book Laid Vellum paper by Arthur Larson at Horton Tank Graphics. Book layout by Jill Mann. EACH COPY WITH FIVE LEAVES: ONE FROM THE KELMSCOTT CHAUCER with one or more 10-line initials, multiple six- and/or three-line initials, AND ONE EACH FROM THE PRESSES OF FOUR GERMAN PRINTERS FROM THE 1470s--PETER SCHOEFFER, JOHANN MENTELIN, GÜNTHER ZAINER, AND ANTON KOBERGER. The incunabular leaves consistently excellent, with only minor defects, and the Kelmscott leaves (which were never part of a bound volume) in entirely fine condition. This is a… Read more
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ORIGINAL LEAVES FROM FAMOUS BIBLES. NINE CENTURIES 1121-1935 A.D.
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ORIGINAL LEAVES FROM FAMOUS BIBLES. NINE CENTURIES 1121-1935 A.D.

by (LEAF BOOK - BIBLES, MANUSCRIPT AND PRINTED). EGE, OTTO

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Cleveland: For the author, [ca. 1950]. ONE OF 100 SETS OF "SERIES B," with 60 leaves. 515 x 355 mm. (20 1/4 x 14"). 2 p.l., 60 matted leaves. Collected and annotated by Otto Ege. ONE OF 100 SETS OF "SERIES B," with 60 leaves. Loose as issued, housed in original light brown buckram box, black morocco label on upper cover. WITH FOUR MANUSCRIPT LEAVES AND 56 PRINTED LEAVES, as called for, in archival mats with descriptive labels written by Ege. Prospectus and contents leaf with ink stamp of book dealer Philip C. Duschnes. Short split to front joint of clamshell box, which also shows slight wear, but the box still solid and pleasing, and the contents in very fine condition. This is an uncommonly seen complete set of one of the great leaf books of the 20th century. As stated on the contents page: "Sixty leaves from famous and rare Bibles and Testaments, dating from the 12th to the 20th century, have been selected to illustrate important changes in content and format. This collection includes Bibles… Read more
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ALTE TYPOGRAPHIE UND BUCHKUNST.  [OLD TYPOGRAPHY AND BOOK ART]
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ALTE TYPOGRAPHIE UND BUCHKUNST. [OLD TYPOGRAPHY AND BOOK ART]

by (LEAF BOOK - INCUNABULA). WENDLAND, HENNING

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Beinwil am See: W. Eichenberger, 1990. ONE OF 50 COPIES WITH 20 LEAVES (No. 83 of a total of 300 copies, including 50 with 50 leaves and 200 with one leaf). Text: 345 x 245 (13 1/2 x 9 3/4"); Portfolio: 485 x 355 mm. (19 x 14"). 109 pp. One text volume and a portfolio of leaves. ONE OF 50 COPIES WITH 20 LEAVES (No. 83 of a total of 300 copies, including 50 with 50 leaves and 200 with one leaf). Publisher's ochre paper-covered boards, black titling on upper cover and flat spine; leaves in a folding linen portfolio with paper label on upper cover. WITH 17 LEAVES FROM INCUNABULA and three from the early 16th century. As new (and with all of the leaves in excellent condition). In this excellent overview of early printing in the Western world, Wendland provides three essays from Konrad Haebler on printing in Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, France, Spain, Portugal, and England, as well as commentary on each of the leaves included in the portfolio. These include incunabular leaves from the presses of… Read more
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LETTERS FROM THE 15TH CENTURY: ON THE ORIGINS OF THE KELMSCOTT CHAUCER TYPEFACE. A STUDY, WITH...
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LETTERS FROM THE 15TH CENTURY: ON THE ORIGINS OF THE KELMSCOTT CHAUCER TYPEFACE. A STUDY, WITH SPECIMEN LEAVES, OF THE INFLUENCE OF THE EARLY GERMAN PRINTERS ON WILLIAM MORRIS' MASTERPIECE

by (LEAF BOOK - KELMSCOTT PRESS AND PRINTING HISTORY). PIRAGES, PHILLIP J.

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McMinnville, Oregon: Phillip J. Pirages, 2019. ONE OF 32 COPIES in linen-backed blue paper boards from a total edition of 165 COPIES. Text: 244 x 154 mm. (9 1/8 x 6 1/8"); Case: 502 x 372 mm. (19 3/4 x 14 5/8"). ii, 75 pp. ONE OF 32 COPIES in linen-backed blue paper boards from a total edition of 165 COPIES. Bound in linen-backed blue paper boards (inspired by Kelmscott Press bindings) by Amy Borezo, who also constructed the case holding the volume and leaves. The book printed letterpress on Zerkall Book Laid Vellum paper by Arthur Larson at Horton Tank Graphics. Book layout by Jill Mann. EACH COPY WITH FIVE LEAVES: ONE FROM THE KELMSCOTT CHAUCER with multiple 3-line initials AND ONE EACH FROM THE PRESSES OF FOUR GERMAN PRINTERS FROM THE 1470s--PETER SCHOEFFER, JOHANN MENTELIN, GÜNTHER ZAINER, AND ANTON KOBERGER. The incunabular leaves consistently excellent, with only minor defects, and the Kelmscott leaves (which were never part of a bound volume) in entirely fine condition. This is a unique… Read more
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LETTERS FROM THE 15TH CENTURY: ON THE ORIGINS OF THE KELMSCOTT CHAUCER TYPEFACE. A STUDY, WITH...
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LETTERS FROM THE 15TH CENTURY: ON THE ORIGINS OF THE KELMSCOTT CHAUCER TYPEFACE. A STUDY, WITH SPECIMEN LEAVES, OF THE INFLUENCE OF THE EARLY GERMAN PRINTERS ON WILLIAM MORRIS' MASTERPIECE

by (LEAF BOOK - KELMSCOTT PRESS AND PRINTING HISTORY). PIRAGES, PHILLIP J.

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McMinnville, Oregon: Phillip J. Pirages, 2019. ONE OF 84 COPIES in floral-patterned cloth from a total edition of 165 COPIES. Text: 244 x 154 mm. (9 1/8 x 6 1/8"); Case: 502 x 372 mm. (19 3/4 x 14 5/8"). ii, 75 pp. ONE OF 84 COPIES in floral-patterned cloth from a total edition of 165 COPIES. Bound in floral-patterned cloth after a Morris design by Amy Borezo, who also constructed the case holding the volume and leaves. The book printed letterpress on Zerkall Book Laid Vellum paper by Arthur Larson at Horton Tank Graphics. Book layout by Jill Mann. EACH COPY WITH FIVE LEAVES: ONE FROM THE KELMSCOTT CHAUCER with six- and three-line initials AND ONE EACH FROM THE PRESSES OF FOUR GERMAN PRINTERS FROM THE 1470s--PETER SCHOEFFER, JOHANN MENTELIN, GÜNTHER ZAINER, AND ANTON KOBERGER. The incunabular leaves consistently excellent, with only minor defects, and the Kelmscott leaves (which were never part of a bound volume) in entirely fine condition. This is a unique leaf book in the way that it combines… Read more
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SWEYNHEYM AND PANNARTZ AND THE ORIGINS OF PRINTING IN ITALY: GERMAN TECHNOLOGY AND ITALIAN...
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SWEYNHEYM AND PANNARTZ AND THE ORIGINS OF PRINTING IN ITALY: GERMAN TECHNOLOGY AND ITALIAN HUMANISM IN RENAISSANCE ROME. OFFERED WITH A LEAF FROM THE FIRST EDITION OF VOLUME I OF NICHOLAS OF LYRA'S POSTILLA SUPER TOTAL BIBLIAM

by (LEAF BOOK - INCUNABULA, SWEYNHEYM AND PANNARTZ). HALL, EDWIN

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McMinnville: Printed by the Bird & Bull Press for Phillip J. Pirages, 1991. ONE OF EIGHT SPECIAL COPIES (of 241 total), this one THE AUTHOR'S OWN COPY (see note laid in at front of text). Book: 235 x 159 mm. (9 1/4 x 6 1/4"). Leaf: 372 x 265 mm. (14 1/2 x 10 1/2"). 131 pp. ONE OF EIGHT SPECIAL COPIES (of 241 total), this one THE AUTHOR'S OWN COPY (see note laid in at front of text). A DELUXE COPY BOUND BY BERNARD MIDDLETON IN ELABORATELY BLIND-STAMPED GOATSKIN in the style of a 15th century Roman binding. Opening of text with a very fine eight-line initial "E" painted in blue and embellished with red penwork. ACCOMPANIED BY A LARGE FOLIO SWEYNHEYM & PANNARTZ LEAF from the 1471 printing of Nicholas of Lyra's "Postilla super totam Bibliam," featuring the initial "E" replicated at the opening of the text here. The book and leaf (which is secured behind a hinged cloth mat) contained in an impressive (15 1/2 x 11 3/4") navy blue folding cloth box constructed of acid-free materials by Nancy Cuthbert.… Read more
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TWO ESSAYS ON THE DECRETUM OF GRATIAN
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TWO ESSAYS ON THE DECRETUM OF GRATIAN

by (LEAF BOOK - INCUNABULA, PETER SCHOEFFER). LEHMANN-HAUPT, HELLMUT and CHARLES McCURRY

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Los Angeles and San Francisco: Printed by Saul and Lillian Marks at the Plantin Press for Zeitlin & Ver Brugge and Bernard M. Rosenthal, 1971. No. 17 OF 193 COPIES. Book: 500 x 340 mm. (19 3/4 x 13 1/2"); Leaf: 483 x 330 mm. (19 x 13"). [9] leaves of text, including colophon. No. 17 OF 193 COPIES. Vellum backed marbled paper boards (lacking the original slipcase). Facsimile of original colophon printed in red with device and blue paragraph flourish. Printed in red and black. WITH AN ORIGINAL LEAF PRINTED ON VELLUM BY PETER SCHOEFFER AT MAINZ IN 1472. Variations in grain of the vellum on the spine, but the book in mint condition; short slit to fore edge margin and a touch of dust-soiling to edge, but THE VELLUM LEAF IN FINE CONDITION--quite fresh with excellent margins. This is a very attractive production containing a fine vellum specimen from one of the most important printers of the 15th century, a person with direct ties to Gutenberg who was active for virtually the entire incunabular period.… Read more
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LETTERS FROM THE 15TH CENTURY: ON THE ORIGINS OF THE KELMSCOTT CHAUCER TYPEFACE. A STUDY, WITH...
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LETTERS FROM THE 15TH CENTURY: ON THE ORIGINS OF THE KELMSCOTT CHAUCER TYPEFACE. A STUDY, WITH SPECIMEN LEAVES, OF THE INFLUENCE OF THE EARLY GERMAN PRINTERS ON WILLIAM MORRIS' MASTERPIECE

by (LEAF BOOK - KELMSCOTT PRESS AND PRINTING HISTORY). PIRAGES, PHILLIP J.

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McMinnville, Oregon: Phillip J. Pirages, 2019. ONE OF 47 COPIES (numbered I-XLVII) bound in flexible vellum from a total edition of 165 COPIES. Text: 244 x 154 mm. (9 1/8 x 6 1/8"); Case: 502 x 372 mm. (19 3/4 x 14 5/8"). ii, 75 pp. ONE OF 47 COPIES (numbered I-XLVII) bound in flexible vellum from a total edition of 165 COPIES. Bound in flexible vellum with ties (inspired by Kelmscott Press bindings) by Amy Borezo, who also constructed the case holding the volume and leaves. The book printed letterpress on Zerkall Book Laid Vellum paper by Arthur Larson at Horton Tank Graphics. Book layout by Jill Mann. EACH COPY WITH FIVE LEAVES: ONE FROM THE KELMSCOTT CHAUCER with woodcut borders and initials and a woodcut scene designed by Edward Burne-Jones AND ONE EACH FROM THE PRESSES OF FOUR GERMAN PRINTERS FROM THE 1470s--PETER SCHOEFFER, JOHANN MENTELIN, GÜNTHER ZAINER, AND ANTON KOBERGER. The incunabular leaves consistently excellent, with only minor defects, and the Kelmscott leaves (which were never… Read more
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