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  • Edition: Black Letter Press from A Caxton Workman, First Printer to King
  • Book condition: Very Good
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Gower, (John); (c. 1330 – October 1408) De Confessione Amantis, small folio, printed by Berthelette, in double columns, black letter, corner of margins repaired, and some leaves soiled, with fine woodcut title-page, 9-3/4 X 6-3/4 inches, mottled 18th century calf. Imprinted at London, in Flete-strete, by Thomas Berthelette, XII. Daie of Marche, MDLIIII (1554). [2, blank], *6, A-I6, K-U6, X-Z6, Aa-Hh6, Ii5, [2 blank]. Cof. 1483, B1542. Bookplate of T. E. Watson and front page signed by Geo. Trumball. The first English edition of "De Confessione Amantis" was issued by Caxton in 1483, and is one of the rarest and most sought after of his publications, only four or five being known to exist (1920, now there are 19 copies that have been located and owned by libraries). The above was printed by Berthelette, one of Caxton's Workmen, and the first who obtained the patent and the title of "King's Printer." To those who cannot obtain a Caxton, this should comment itself, being a noble production. A very rare work and ... Read more

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  • Edition: 4 page blue paper signed deed, 1849 for purchase of mansion and
  • Book condition: A fine manuscript deed
  • Quantity available: 1
A very nice deed awarding to the physician, Daniel Chapman the mansion house and underlying land at the corner of Prospect street and Austin street in Cambridge Massachusetts in 1849. Signatures include Phinney, clerk. Joseph Holmes and others. Very nice light blue paper with retention of the ribbon some minor spots but otherwise in near fine condition. A one of a kind historical document.

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  • Edition: Hand colored wood block prints (28) bound in vellum with gold le
  • Book condition: Fine
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Hand colored woodblock prints (28) bound in vellum with gold lettering on the spine. The title is 'The Passion of Augsburg of 1480' huftau Kiepenheuer Verlag- Postdam (1924). Page previous to title page states: 'The old picture book published by Kurt Pfister. Second Printing. In pencil on fly cover page it states: 'of an ED Limited to 300 copies This is one of 100 copies bound in full limp vellum.'. On the next to the last page is printed fly: 'Dieserzmeite pressure de series "The old picture book" was subtracted from the Hobten = Press, Berlin, in the Liturgical on Wiek Zander = butts by hand. The Aekungen produced F. Bruckmann A = B., Munchen. The handkolorieren worried Hermann Silmar, Berlin. The softcover were bound by the procedure of FH Ehmcke, Munchen, of Otto Dorfner, Weimar, with his hand. No. 1-50 place in Schweingsleder, no. 15-150 151-300 bound in cardboard in vellum (calf vellum), no.. This book carries the number: 139. Title: The Augsburger passion of 1480. Author (s): Luther, Martin ,; 1483-154 ... Read more

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  • Edition: First
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WASSERMANN, Jakob (1873-1934), Die Geschichte des Grafen Erdmann Promnitz. Drei Masken, Munich, 1921. hardcover. Book Condition: fine. Genin, Robert (illustrator). Limited. Number IV of only L copies, from a total of 250, this is signed by Genin at end and is copy number 237 out of 250, printed by Vierter Obelisk Drucke, with original etchings. Illustrated with 9 original etchings by Robert Genin. 8vo, 47 pages. Thin square 8vo, handsomely bound in quarter calf with marbled boards. Binder plate of "Gray Parrot, Hancock, Maine".The story of John Erdmann and his loves and tragedies (born: 2 February 1719, died: 4 July 1785) married Caroline of Schönaich-Carolath (born: 20 June 1727; died: 18 December 1762) . Very nice etchings, printed on 100% rag art quality paper. Book and interior are in extra fine condition. Wassermann, wrote many works, a majority of those books were banned by the Nazis. Genin, the artist born in 1884 and died in 1941 at his own hand with an overdose of morphine because of a long standin ... Read more

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