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Incipit passio sancti Meynrhadi martyris et heremite

Edited by Sebastian Brant. Basel: Michael Furter, XII. kal. octobris (= 20 September) 1496. First Latin edition.The legend of a Swiss saint and the foundation of Einsiedeln Abbey. This small incunable contains the account of the life of St. Meinrad of Ein…

From Dr. Jörn Günther Rare Books AG



Hodder & Stoughton. London. 1906. FIRST EDITION. 4to. (10.2 x 7.7 inches). Illustrated with a colour frontis and forty nine full colour plates, all mounted onto thick art paper pages at back of book, each one with a printed tissue guard. Decorative endpa…

From Paul Foster Books


Le Spectacle de la Nature by Noel-Antoine Pluche

Complete set of this portable edition of Abbe Pluche's popular work on natural history for children, first published in 1732 and reprinted many times. First edition in 12mo, published in An 11 of the French Revolution (1803).With 61 fine copperplates by J…

From Florilegius


Naturalist's Pocket Magazine by Anonymous

Six volumes only of this rare eight-volume set. (Vol. VIII was discontinued after only 4 issues with 12 plates.)With 352 hand-coloured engraved plates (of 360).Incomplete set of this rare handy pocket-sized edition of 18th century natural history describi…

From Florilegius


ARIOST'S RASENDER ROLAND (Orlando Furioso). Illustrirt von Gustav Dore. Metrisch ?bersetzt von Hermann Kurz. Durchgesehen und herausgegeben von Paul Heyse by ARIOST (Ludovico Ariosto) - GUSTAVE DORE

Breslau: S. Schotlaender, 1880. First Edition . Hardcover. Very Good. Folio. Gustave Dore. Ariosto's deutsche ?bersetzung des "ORLANDO FURIOSO" in der Original-Prachtausgabe von 1880. Wundersch?ner Belle Epoque Original-Ganzledereinband (3…

From M.Pollak Antiquariat - Est.1899


Beaux-Arts Des Modes. Modèles Originaux 1925 by ATELIER BACHROITZ

[Paris]: 1925. folio. 40 x 30 cm. pp. 4. 60 pochoirs of women’s dresses and coats. original wrs. (worn)…

From D & E Lake Ltd. (ABAC, ILAB)


Wild Flowers. by Pratt, Anne

London:: The Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge,, 1853.. First edition. Near Fine. Near Fine Condition. Folio (11.5 x 14 inches). Original publisher's cloth with floral blind embossed decoration and gilt lettering to cover. Faint owner's …

From Lowry-James Rare Prints & Books


Le Bleu des Fonds by Mansour, Joyce – Pierre Alechinsky

Octavo, 88 uncut pages, numerous text illustrations by Pierre Alechinsky. Illustrated wrappers. Original protective glassine + original paper over boards slip case. - First edition. One of 150 copies "sur offset Sirène des Papeteries Arjomari, dans la s…

From studio montespecchio di jan van der donk


Aesop For Children by Winter, Milo

DUST JACKET ONLY. NO BOOK IS INCLUDED The Aesop For Children (1919 unclipped Rand McNally Dust Jacket Only) RARE! 27 X 11 7/8 Orange First Edition unclipped DUST JACKET ONLY. dimensions are: 27 X 11 7/8 (fits volume 9 3/4 X 11 7/8) Original price $2.00, …

From Mary Riversong Books


Robin Hood: a Collection of all the Ancient Poems, Songs, and Ballads, now extant relative to that celebrated English Outlaw. To which are prefixed Historical Anecdotes of his Life by [BEWICK] RITSON, Joseph (1752-1803)

London: William Pickering, 1832. First Edition thus. Cloth. Fine. First Pickering Edition (second edition overall), complete in two volumes. 8vo: viii, [2], [v]-cxxxv, [1],148; vi,261,[1]pp, with numerous woodcut illustrations (each tale with head- and …

From Fine Editions Ltd


Moby Dick by Melville, Herman; Kent, Rockwell [Illustrations]

New York: The Lakeside Press, 1930. First Edition Thus. Near Fine/Very Good. First edition thus, limited to 1,000 copies. Three volumes in publisher's acetate jackets, in aluminum slipcase. Presentation copy signed by Rockwell Kent on the front free…

From Burnside Rare Books, ABAA


SHUNGA. [Pillow Book] Chinese Erotica - Hand-Painted Scenes of Erotic Positions

1910 IN GOOD++ CONDITION. Circa 1910? Accordian folding book, measuring 4-1/4 inches tall, by 2 inches wide, with 24 folding panels, depicting 6 hand-painted, ink and watercolor scenes of graphic, erotic sexual positions. The male genitals are not exa…

From Monroe Bridge Books, SNEAB Member


Vollstaendige Völkergallerie in getreuen Abbildungen by Friedrich Wilhelm Goedsche

Set of 3 volumes of this finely illustrated review of the manners, lifestyles and costumes of all the peoples of the world.Complete with 3 handcolored title pages and 365 handcolored illustrations on 184 lithographic plates of native costumes, customs, we…

From Florilegius


Honzo Zufu: Hokusabu by Kan'en Iwasaki

Rare set of 3 volumes of aromatic herbs from Kan'en Iwasaki's multi-volume botanical series Honzo Zufu: Hokusabu (Iconographia Plantarum), originally compiled from 1828 and later published in 92 volumes. This set of 3 volumes (volumes 6, 7, 8 in the serie…

From Florilegius


Beaux-Arts Des Modes. Modèles Originaux Hiver 1927 by ATELIER BACHROITZ

[Paris]: 1927. 39 x 29 cm. folio. [pp. 4]. 53 (of 64) pochoirs of women’s coats & dresses. original wrs. (worn, spine ends chipped)…

From D & E Lake Ltd. (ABAC, ILAB)


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