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A CHRONICLE OF THE KINGS OF ENGLAND From the Time of the Romans Government [sic] unto the Raigne of our Soveraigne Lord King Charles by Baker, Sir R., Knight (Sir Richard Baker 1568-1645)

London: Daniel Frere to be sold at his shop at the Red Bull in Little Brittaine 1st edition first printing, 1643. Hardcover. Very Good-. Frontispiece of Charles Prince of Wales by Cor(nelius) van Dalen + fine engraved titlepage by W. Marshall with views…

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HENRICI CORNELII AGRIPPAE ab Nettesheym, DE INCERTITUDINE ET VANITATE SCIENTIARUM Declamatio invectiva, denuo ab autore recognita, & marginalibus annotationibus aucta. Capita tractandorum totius operis, sequentes indicant pagellae by Agrippa von Nettesheim, Heinrich Cornelius (1486?-1535)

No place [probably Cologne] but no place given: No publisher [probably Eucharius Cervicornus] but not given, 1540 approx but no date given]. Hardcover. Good. Large woodcut portrait of Agrippa on the titlepage supposedly after Woensam of Worms. 142x95mm …

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DIONIS NICAEI RERUM ROMANARUM A POMPEIO MAGNO AD ALEXANDRUM MAMAEAE EPITOME Authore Ioanne Xiphilino. [and same in Greek above this Latin title]. EX BIBLIOTHECA REGIA by Cassius Dio (in the Epitome of Joannes Xiphilinus the Younger)

Paris (Lutetiae): Robertus Stephanus Cum privilegio Regis, 1551. Hardcover. Very Good. Nice Estienne printer's device on titlepage of basilisk wound round vine and floral headpiece and initial on first page of life of Pompey the Great. Small quarto …

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HEROOLOGIA ANGLICA [first "o" printed as Greek omega] hoc est Clarissimorum et Doctissimorum aliqout [sic] Anglorum qui floruerunt ab Anno Christi M.D. usq[ue] ad Presentem Annum M.D.C.XX Vivae Effigies Vitae et elogia Duobus tomis Authore H.H. Anglo Britanno by Holland, Henry [here given as H.H.] (1583-1650?)

London: Printed by Jan Jansson, impensis Crispini Passaei Calcographus [sic] et Jansonij Bibliopolae Arnhemiensis, 1620. Hardcover. Very Good. Engraved titlepage with vignette map of England & view of London engraved by Crispijn van de Passe, 67 por…

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SEE SAW PICTURES a Book of Changing Scenes (with verses by Clifton Bingham) by Bingham, Clifton (Nister moveable)

London: Nister, 1897 by inscription. Hardcover. Good. Tab-activated transformations [6]. Quarto cloth-backed color pictorial boards (minor surface rubbing) pages with marginal tears but transformations all showing the delightful little children by fine…

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GESCHLECHTER BUCH: Darinn der Loblichen Kaiserliche Reichs Statt AUGSPURG so vor Funffhundert und mehr Jaren hero daselbst gewonet . by Mair, Paul Hector [not named here] illustrated by Jost Amman, FM and Christoph Weiditz

Franckfort am Mayn (ie Frankfurt): Sigmund Feyrabend Buchhandler, 1580. Hardcover. Very Good-. Large scene of knight in armour on titlepage + full-page allegorical plate of three graces and flying Mercury signed I A [Jost Amman] & MF +156 full-page …

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DE RELIGIONE CHRISTIANA .. Aureum Opus: Evangeliorum ordine .. Continens Elucidationem by Cassia,Simon de

Basel: Adam Petri de Langendorff. Second Latin edition, 1517. Hardcover. Good+. Fine border of cherubs riding dragons, nudes, men in armour, foliage, columns etc. signed Urs Graf (U.G.) and with date 1516. Folio bevelled wooden covers with wide rolled p…

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TABULAE ANATOMICAE clarissimi Viri Bartholomaei Eustachii .. Praefatione ac notis illustravit Joh. Maria Lancisius . by Eustachius, Bartholomaeus

Rome: Rochus Bernabo at the expense of Laurentii & Thomae Pagliarini, 1728. Hardcover. Very Good. Copperplates (47 full-page numbered but with pl 35 & 37 replaced in good facsimile) + nice large plate of public dissection on TP + 50 large woodcu…

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