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ULYSSES

by JOYCE, JAMES

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No. 3 OF 100 SPECIAL COPIES of the "Illegal" First Dublin Editio
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Dublin: Lilliput Press, 1997. No. 3 OF 100 SPECIAL COPIES of the "Illegal" First Dublin Edition, bound in quarter leather and signed by Rose and Banville (from a total edition of 1,000 numbered and 26 lettered copies). 240 x 158 mm. (9 1/2 x 6 1/4"). 4 p.l., v-lxxxiii, [1], 739, [3] pp.Edited by Danis Rose. With a foreword by John Banville. No. 3 OF 100 SPECIAL COPIES of the "Illegal" First Dublin Edition, bound in quarter leather and signed by Rose and Banville (from a total edition of 1,000 numbered and 26 lettered copies). Publisher's quarter blue morocco over navy cloth boards, smooth spine with silver lettering. In a blue buckram slipcase. In mint condition. This is the first printing of Joyce's masterpiece actually to be done in Ireland--75 years after its initial publication. Generally recognized as the most important 20th-century novel in English, Joyce's chronicle of Leopold Bloom's odyssey through Dublin excited much controversy upon publication in 1922 and was for years a target of… Read more
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UNE FEMME DE QUALITÉ AU SIÈCLE PASSÉ. PARIS, 1778
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UNE FEMME DE QUALITÉ AU SIÈCLE PASSÉ. PARIS, 1778

by (BINDINGS - DURVAND). LELOIR, MAURICE

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No. 27 OF 200 COPIES
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Paris: Boussod-Valadon, 1899. No. 27 OF 200 COPIES. 405 x 320 mm. (15 7/8 x 12 1/2"). [87] leaves, mounted on tabs.Edited by Manzi and Joyant. No. 27 OF 200 COPIES. MAJESTIC ROYAL BLUE CRUSHED MOROCCO, OPULENTLY GILT, BY DURVAND (stamp-signed on front doublure), covers with two gilt frames, one of shell tools and one of vines and lattice work, replicating those on the original printed wrappers (bound in here), raised bands, spine lavishly gilt in compartments with either a vase or a basket of flowers at center, gilt titling in cursive, CARAMEL-COLORED MOROCCO DOUBLURES with gilt roll borders, free endleaves of pale blue jacquard silk with pink roses, top edge gilt. WITH 87 LEAVES OF AQUARELLES, some with engraved text, all with original guards, including 10 full-page illustrations. AN UNSURPASSABLE COPY OF A GORGEOUS BOOK. Beautifully illustrated and sumptuously bound, this is a delightful depiction of the daily activities of aristocratic ladies in 18th century France. Our heroine, a… Read more
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UNIVERSALIS ET CATHOLICAE ECCLESIAE DE VERITATE CORPORIS CHRISTI IN EUCHARISTIAE SACRAMENTO...
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UNIVERSALIS ET CATHOLICAE ECCLESIAE DE VERITATE CORPORIS CHRISTI IN EUCHARISTIAE SACRAMENTO PRAESENTIS CONSENSUS

by (BINDINGS - MEISTERS NP). (COUNTER-REFORMATION). GARET, JEAN

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Antverpiae [Antwerp]: Apud Martini Nutii viduam, 1563. 180 x 105 mm. (7 x 4 1/4"). 8 p.l., 227, [12] leaves. VERY FINE CONTEMPORARY BLIND-STAMPED CALF, covers with multiple frames of thick and thin rules and a medallion roll signed with the monogram of the Meisters NP, central panel with roll featuring Fides, Lucretia, Prudence, and Venus, also signed "NP," raised bands, paper label with ink titling, brass catchplates (clasps lacking). Printer's device on title page. Title page with red ink library stamp of Seminaire de N. D. du Puy. Tail edge of front board with tiny patch of lost patina from insect activity, short crack to leather on rear board, isolated faint foxing, otherwise a fine copy, clean and crisp internally, in a lustrous binding with few signs of wear. The masterpiece of Counter-Reformation writer Jean Garet (or Garetius), this defense of transubstantiation is in an attractive binding that offers us insight into the world of making books in the 16th century. Garet… Read more
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USE OF PARIS
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USE OF PARIS

by A BEAUTIFUL ILLUMINATED MANUSCRIPT BREVIARY ON VELLUM IN LATIN, WITH FINE HISTORIATED INITIALS AND MINIATURE

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Paris, after or in 1398, and before ca. 1405. 195 x 135 mm. (7 3/4 x 5 1/4"). 587 leaves, COMPLETE, double column, 32 lines in a lovely gothic script (by more than one hand). A full list of contents available upon request. Two volumes. HANDSOME DARK RED MOROCCO BY W. H. SMITH AND SON (stamp signed "WHS" in gilt on rear turn-ins), covers semé with gilt fleurs-de-lys tools, gilt Celtic-inspired knot centerpieces, raised bands, spine compartments with rows of fleurs-de-lys, gilt titling, plain morocco turn-ins, vellum doublures and endleaves, all edges gilt. In fleece-lined slipcases. Rubrics in red, line-enders in blue, gold, and red, numerous one- or two-line initials in gold with dark blue penwork or bright blue with red penwork, a total of 19 three-line initials painted blue and pink on gold ground with ivy leaf extenders, three six- or seven-line initials similarly decorated, and NINE SIX- OR SEVEN-LINE HISTORIATED INITIALS AND ONE 10-LINE MINIATURE, THREE OF THESE WITH FULL RINCEAU BORDERS WITH… Read more
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USE OF ROME
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USE OF ROME

by A MINIATURE ILLUMINATED MANUSCRIPT BOOK OF HOURS ON VELLUM IN LATIN AND DUTCH, WITH CHARMING HISTORIATED INITIALS

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Netherlands, ca. 1460. 90 x 63 mm. (3 1/2 x 2 1/2"). [343] leaves, COMPLETE, single column, 17 lines, in a gothic book hand. Contents: blank page (f. 1r); Calendar with two charts and two diagrams in Dutch and Latin (f. 1v); Various prayers to Christ and meditations on the Passion (including the prayer to the Holy Face of Christ and "O Bone Jesu") (f. 17); Hours of the Passion (f. 24r); Hours of the Virgin (f. 45r); three blank leaves (f. 97-99); Various prayers to the Virgin (including "O Intemerata" and "Obsecro te") (f. 100r); Hours of the Holy Spirit, with masses (f. 124r); Weekday Hours, with masses (f. 133r); Seven Penitential Psalms and Litany (f. 188r); Office of the Dead (f. 208r); Suffrages (f. 245r); Various prayers (f. 274r); Seven verses of St. Bernard (f. 310v); blank leaf (f. 312); Reading from 2 John describing the Passion, followed by various prayers (f. 313r); Prayers(?) in an informal hand (f. 328r); Fifteen Paternosters in Dutch (f. 329r); A rubric in Dutch followed by prayers in… Read more
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USE OF ROME
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USE OF ROME

by A LOVELY LITTLE ITALIAN ILLUMINATED VELLUM MANUSCRIPT BOOK OF HOURS IN LATIN

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Italy [Florence], ca. 1470. 125 x 85 mm. (5 x 3 1/4"). 246 unnumbered leaves, COMPLETE; single column, 11 lines, in an elegant gothic rotunda script. Contents: Calendar (f. 1r); Hours of the Virgin, "secundum consuetudinem Romane curie," with Matins (f. 13r), Lauds (f. 27v), Prime (f. 46r), Terce (f. 52v), Sext (f. 59v), None (f. 65v), Vespers (f. 71v), and Compline (f. 83v); Office of the Dead (f. 113r); Seven Penitential Psalms (f. 189r); Litany (f. 208r); Hours of the Cross (f. 223r); 15 Gradual Psalms (f. 229r). Very pretty 18th century red morocco, elegantly gilt, covers bordered by plain and decorative rules enclosing a panel with large central floral spray, two birds perched on its leaves, this surrounded by tiny gilt circles and two more birds in flight and framed by gracefully twining foliage; smooth spine divided into panels by triple gilt fillets, the panels with floral sprig centerpiece and volute cornerpieces, gilt titling, turn-ins densely gilt, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt.… Read more
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USE OF ROUEN
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USE OF ROUEN

by A HANDSOME ILLUMINATED VELLUM MANUSCRIPT BOOK OF HOURS IN LATIN AND FRENCH, FROM THE WORKSHOP OF THE MAÎTRE DE L'ECHEVINAGE DE ROUEN

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Rouen, ca. 1470. 190 x 132 mm. (7 1/2 x 5 1/8"). [108] leaves (lacking a few leaves of text between ff. 40-41), but all miniatures apparently present. Single column, 16 lines, in an elegant gothic book hand. Contents: Calendar in French (f. 1r); Gospel Lessons (f. 13r); Obsecro te and O Intemerata (f. 17v); [blank] (f. 24); Hours of the Virgin (f. 25r), Lauds followed by Suffrages to the Holy Spirit, St. Nicholas (starting imperfect), St. Catherine, and for Peace; Penitential Psalms (f. 59r); Litany (f. 68r); Hours of the Holy Cross (f. 72v); Hours of the Holy Spirit (f. 75v); [blank] (ff. 77v-78v); Office of the Dead (f. 79r); The Quinze Joies [or: Fifteen Joys, in French] (f. 100v); The Sept Requêtes [or: Seven Requests, in French] (f. 105r); [blank] (f. 108). Pleasing late 17th-century olive green morocco (uniformly faded to brown), covers gilt in panels with alternating decorative gilt rules, central oval device surrounded by daisy motifs and floral sprays, smooth spine with several decorative… Read more
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