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John Henry Nash (1871-1947), American printer and bibliophile, born Woodbridge, Canada. After learning the printer's trade, he emigrated to the United States in 1894. He eventually became professor of typography at the University of Oregon. A vital and vigorous personality in American printing he made beautiful books in Calfornia under patronage which has permitted him to work without too much consideration fo limits of time, materials and expense. All of Nash's books are collectors items and are highlighted in a 1932 edition by Lakeside Press, ranking Nash's books amongst the best printers and binders since William Morris.Jesse Benton Fremont: A Woman Who Made History By Catherine Coffin Phillips. Author of Cornelius Cole A California Pioneer and United States Senator Portsmouth Plaza The Cradle of San Francisco. San Francisco John Henry Nash. 1935. 361 pages, large book with very nice margins. Retains original dust jacket but has chips and loss of paper on head of spine covering. Binding and boards undernea ... Read more

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Sleidanus, Johannes. (1506-1556) Joan. Sleidani De Quatuor Monarchiis Libri Tres. Cum Notis H. Meibomi & G. Horni. Editio prioribus correctior & emendatior. Cambridg: Ex Officiana Johan. Hayes, Celebrrimae Academia Typographi Impensis H. Sawbridge, ad Insigne Bibliorum in vico vocato Ludgate-Hill, Lonini, 1686. Duodecimo, 5.1 x 3 in. Fourth British edition *6, A-P12. *1, the initial blank is present in this copy. This copy is in very good condition internally. It is bound in contemporary full English calfskin, ruled and tooled in blind.  The edges of the boards are tooled in gilt, and the binding is in good condition with endbands  partially intact but front board is loose. A very nice and rare book, worth reattaching the board! Johannes Sleidanus:  “Johann Sleidan, an eminent historian and diplomatist, whose original name was Philipsohn, was born at Sleida, near Cologne in 1506. He studied law at Liege, Louvain, Paris and Orleans and was subsequently employe by Francis I of France as his delegate to ... Read more

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Varanda, Jean. (died 1617) Johannis Varandaei Celeberrimorum Academiae Monspeliensis Medicorum Decani, & professoris Rgij, Practici primarij Physiolgia et Pathologia. Quibus accesserunt eiusdem Tractatvs Prognosticus: Item Tractaus De. Geneva: Apud Petrum & Jacobum Chouet, 1620. Octavo, 6.7 x 4.5 inches. Second edition. (:)8, A-Z8, Aa-Zz8, Aaa-Ddd8. A small woodcut on the title page depicts a sick man lying prostrate, while a well dressed doctor stands to one side pointing at him. Little decorative head and tail pieces are printed throughout. This is a large, thick octavo. Its pages are clean throughout. It is bound in contemporary limp parchment which has wobbled and shrunk a bit, but still in good condition. There is separation and pulling away from the binding and end sewing is loose as well. Jean Varanda was a "French medical writer born in Nimes, graduated at Montpellier in 1587. He became professor of medicine at Montpellier, where he died in 1617." (Thomas). This medical handbook contains secti ... Read more

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4 pages of hand written will as a copy. creasing and staining with toning and some separation but largely not affecting the text. HON. JOHN BREWSTER, now living in retirement at the old Brewster homestead in Ledyard, Conn., was born in the adjoining town of Preston, May 13, 1816, son of John and Mary (Morgan) Brewster. He is descended from the distinguished Pilgrim leader, William Brewster, "the excellent Elder of Plymouth," whose son Jonathan was the first Town Clerk of New London. Jabez Brewster, the father of John, Sr., was a native New London County farmer. He had four sons and one daughter. The latter was the wife of Jeremiah S. Halsey (deceased). John Brewster, Sr., born in Preston, December 15, 1782, died November 12, 1848, at nearly sixty-six years of age. He had been to the polls only a few days before and voted for President and Vice-President of the United States. In 1820 he bought and settled on this farm, then the Captain Israel Morgan farm. His marriage with Mary Morgan was solemnized February 6 ... Read more

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  • Edition: Later Edition printed in the same year without the portrait
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Mackenzie, Sir George: Jus Regium: or, The Just and Solid Foundations of Monarchy in General: and more especially of the Monarchy of Scotland: Manitain’d against Buchannan, Daphtali, Dolman, Milton, & c. By Sir George Mackenzie, His Majesty’s Advocate in Scotland. London: Printed for Richard Chiswell, at the Rose and Crown in St. Paul’s Church-yard. 1684. A rare English history book. MACKENZIE, Sir George   Lacks engraved portrait frontispiece of Charles II, otherwise a very crisp copy in contemporary quarter calf with paper boards, rubbed on hinges and corners of boards. Three separate editions were published in this year. A good copy. Has early pages replaced with blank blue paper and this may be one of the later editions, which lacked the portrait, since by 1684 everyone knew what Charles II looked like. Wing M163. Charles II, second son of Charles I and Henrietta Marie of France, was born in 1630. He spent his teenage years fighting Parliament's Roundhead forces until his father's execution in 164 ... Read more

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