Augsburg, Bavaria, Germany: Joseph Wolffischen, 1783. folio, 750pp., 24pp. index, 136pp.; VG; bound in brown leather, paneled spine with no lettering; front board decorated with metal in the four corners, diamond in the center; remnants of two clasps present, two metal hooks on fore edge of front board, two torn leather strips bound into rear board; moderate rubbing to boards; newer endpapers; title page has had a strip of paper approximately 1.25 inches (3.5cm.) high torn off of the bottom, primarily including the entirety of the publication information. It has been repaired with the backing of another sheet on that portion. There is a small tear in the middle of the page that is backed by a piece of paper on the verso, and so barely impacts the legibility of the words; complete collation: endpaper, title page, 2pp. table of contents, 4pp., 750pp., 24pp. index, title page, 6pp., 136pp.; separate title page with separate pagination; page 110 misprinted as 100, 160 as 142, 217 as 21, 271 as 217, 523 as 532, 524 as 534, 554 as 454, 732 as 571, only the page number impacted; small repairs on pages 165/166, 571/572, 633/634, 649/650, 687/688, 701/702, 705/706, 719/720, 1/2; illustrated pages beginning parts two and three on pages 165 and 567. The pagination between pages 566-571 appear to be missing a page, as is usual with this edition; ffep partially detached; profusely illustrated with over 800 black and white woodcut illustrations, including genre scenes, individual plants and animals, and distilling apparatus; Adam Lonicer was a German botanist who studied at Marburg and the University of Mainz, obtaining his Magister degree at sixteen years of age. After becoming a Doctor of Medicine in 1554, he became the town physician in Frankfurt am Main. His true interest though was herbs and the study of botany. His first important work on herbs, the Kräuterbuch, was published in 1557, with a large part dealing with distillation. He married Magdalena Egenolff, the daughter of Christian Egenolff, his Frankfurt publisher and a printer who specialized in herbals. The work that made his name famous is this popular herbal, the Kräuterbuch. Lonicer provides us with one of the early descriptions of local flora as well as being one of the first to differentiate deciduous trees from conifers. shelved case 4.
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Londini [London]: Johannis Darby, 1690. First Edition. Octavo, xxxvi, 510 pages; VG: bound in full polished brown calf, paneled spine with red label and gilt lettering, gilt date on tail of spine; light scuff marks; title page soiled, frayed at outer blank edges, neatly backed, upper fore corner missing, slightly impacts double-ruled border but all text intact; leaves A3, A4, A5 frayed on edges; This is probably one of the few and Thick paper copies, as it is 1/4 inch taller than regular copies in contemporary calf, and the sheets bulk slightly over 1/4 inch thicker than regular paper copies. Collation: title page, A3-A8, a8, b2, B-Z8, Aa-Kk8, possibly missing either preliminary black A1 or page following title page; "Paradisum amissum", "Paradisum recuperatum", and "Samsonem Agonisten" each have separately dated title pages; pagination and register are continuous.; Wickenheiser 1759, Wing H2362, M2158, Coleridge 184, not in Kohler JG consignment; shelved case 0.
Rome: 1748. large folio, 21" x 16:, unpaginated; G; spine paneled mottled brown leather, red label, gilt lettering; gilt stamping on front and rear board; moderate wear and scratches to boards; peeling to corners; spine rebound, previous boards present, previous label; two medium strips of leather missing from lower edge of front board; marbled pastedowns; text in Italian; contains 33 plates of 41; lacking title page; index present, pencil notes stating the following plates are missing: I, III, V from Sala de Fatti Farbesi, IIII, VI, VIIII, XV from Anticamera del Concilio; GP consignment; shelved above shelf Myth/Folklore.
London: Richard Bentley and M. Magnes, 1681. First Edition. Small Quarto. , 60,  pages; VG; 1/4 bound in brown leather, marbled boards; newly repaired with new brown leather spine and gilt lettering, boards preserved; mild rubbing to boards; very mild age-toning and foxing to pages; A4-H4,I2.; CB consignment; shelved case 0.
[Amsterdam]: [Jan Rieuwertsz Sr.], 1674 . Second Edition. Octavo, , 334, , , 182,  pages; VG-; bound in contemporary acid-washed calf, boards with double-ruled gilt to edges, gilt flowers in corners, paneled spine with elaborate gilt and gilt titling; marbled textblock; front board loose but present; marbled pastedowns present, marbled ffep and frep missing; first blank with two early ownership marks in ink, second blank with early notes on Spinoza in ink; Extremely scarce; shelved case 3.
London: Longmans, Green, and Co., 1886. First English Edition. Octavo, , 141, [1 ads] pages; VG; in original buff paper wrappers printed in blue and red; rebacked with plain spine; housed in a green portfolio with flaps, gilt lettering to spine; 1885 on cover, which has been corrected to 1886 in ink, as always; Published Jan. 9, 1886, though intended to have been published in December of 1885.; very mild wear, primarily to corners; interior clean; shelved case 3.
Nuremberg: 1685. Thick folio (15 X 9.5) in ivory hardcovers with six-band embossed spine and title in black letters; condition: Good; substantial soiling on spine and fraying on edges; binding is strong, with open gutter in the back; previous owner’s penciled inscriptions on ffep; one regular plate and one double-folded plate missing; first front end page, first engraving and title page have a 7 X 5 deep right hand corner chip; first few pages also chipped but repaired with pasted paper; substantial chipping and ripping in right hand corner (6 in X 4.5 in X 1 in); a couple of double-page plates are cut off half way along the fold; occasional staining and off-setting on plates; in German; book is sold as is; this is a 1685 edition of the work Joachim von Sandrart, German Baroque historian, first published in 1680; shelved in Case # 4; due to size and weight, please contact us for shipping costs.
1844. 12mo., unpaginated; VG; bound in brown leather, gilt tooling to front and rear covers; spine has been repaired, and is now brown leather with no lettering or tooling; title page is an elaborate blue, red, and gilt page; 15-line naskh, signed al-Buruduri, of the pupils od al-Hajji Ahmad al-Fawzi, dated A.H. 1260; text in Arabic; NA consignment; shelved case 3.
1890. Autograph Manuscript, Four pages in French, 4.25" x 6.5", Lille; [ca. May-June] 1890. Poem, consisting of 23 stanzas [24th stanza crossed out], written by Bernard for his sister Madeleine when he was in Lille during the months of May-June 1890. In his poem, Bernard reminisces about their strolls in Pont-Aven, where they traveled together in the summer of 1888, "in the time of the time of the prophet Gauguin?" [His sister was for a time in love with Gauguin], and refers to places they visited and experiences they shared. He ends the poem with reflections on Lille's inhabitants, their clothing and appearances, and what secrets they conceal.; Consignment; shelved case 0.
London: Privately printed by Bernard Quaritch, 1880. First Edition, Second Issue. Thin Quarto; VG-; Original yellow paper wraps bound in 3/4 green leather and cloth boards; Gilt lettering on spine; Thought by most to be written, not translated by Richard Burton, an early transcription of Sufi ideas; First and second issues thought to number only around 200-250 copies; Cracking at the hinges beginning, some separation of the boards and binding; bumping and fraying at the corners; Small tears and creasing to original wraps (tape repairs); Some spotting/foxing throughout, though text is clean; 33 pages. GP consignment, shelved in case 7.
London: printed for William Crooke, at the Green-Dragon without Temple-Bar, 1691. Octavo, , 69, , 38,  ads; VG; bound in 19th century speckled calf by Zaehnsdorf, newly rebacked in similar leather, burgundy label with gilt titling; boards with moderate rubbing and wear, double-ruled gilt border, turn-ins; marbled endpapers; all edges of text block gilt; "A pastoral dialogue concerning friendship and love. Occasion’d by the death of the Honourable J.T." has separate dated title page and pagination; register is continuous.; Extremely scarce; shelved case 3.
Basileæ: In officina Frobeniana, 1542. Folio, , 816 pages,  pages index; VG; bound in contemporary full vellum, paneled spine with faded ink lettering to head of spine, full tooling to boards, partial beveling to edges; bound with two clasps, majority of lower clasp missing, upper clasp present; slight scraping to text block from clasp; woodcut printer's device on title page and verso of final leaf; woodcut initials; colophon on verso of final leaf; text in Latin with sections in Greek; wide margins; no bookplates or previous owners markings; index in rear; This edition is part 2 of "Nouum Testamentum iam quintum ac postremum accuratissima cura recognitum à Des. Erasmo Roterodamo cum annotationibus ... Basileae, 1541 [1542 - cf. colophon].; consignment; shelved case 4.
New York/London: Appleton and Co./Swan Sonnenschein & Co., 1889. First US Edition [Second Issue]. Octavo; G+; Ochre boards and spine with gilt lettering; Some bumping and scuffing to the edges and corners of the boards, some slight tearing to the cloth at the spine edges, spine scuffed, gilt lettering faded but visible fraying at the corners; Binding is shaken with some tearing at the gutter and end papers both front and rear; Text block is age toned, as typical; Free of marking; BD consignment, shelved case 10.
London: Printed for John Starkey, 1680. Second Edition. 12mo, 132 pages, 4 pages ads; VG; bound in late 19th century full brown morocco, raised bands on spine, gilt lettering, triple-ruled turn-ins; all edges of text block gilt; small amount of rubbing to head and tail of spine; first leaf bears a license to print on verso; "Samson Agonistes" has seperate dated title page on E4 recto, pagination and register are continuous; A-H8, I2; JG consignment; shelved case 0.
Boston: Light & Horton, 1834. First Edition. 12mo., 200pp.; VG-; spine green cloth with gilt lettering; spine faded, minor wear to gilt; bumping and small chipping to head and tail of spine; minor bumping and peeling to corners; some small amount of bubbling to boards; intermittent minor foxing throughout; 5 word stamp in purple ink on ffep, front pastedown; published when he was only 25, his first collection of poetry predates both his freemasonry connections and his military service; JG consignment; shelved case 0.
Romæ: 1699. Oblong folio, 138 pages; VG; newly rebound in 1/4 brown leather, paneled spine with burgundy label and gilt lettering. brown cloth boards; mild wear to edges of title page, first few leaves, last few leaves; 16 1/2 x 11 inches; lacking 10 plates, numbers: 8, 12, 57, 70, 75, 80, 104, 107, 109, 129; JB consignment; shelved above mythology.
Genova: [Appresso Girolamo Bartoli], 1590. Small Quarto, 11, , 255, , 71, , 40,  pages; G; bound in contemporary vellum, paneled spine, one panel with burgundy label and gilt lettering, one panel with black lettering; mild soiling and wear to vellum; illustrated title page, some early green coloring, lower fore corner missing a small chip; with 20 full-page plates, one bound at the beginning of each of the 20 cantos; the ninth and sixteenth plates have been pasted onto a new sheet and tipped in, presumably either from damage to the sheet or mating from another copy; EM consignment; shelved case 3.
Norwalk, CT: Easton Press. All Volumes Octavo, VG; bound in full geniune colored leather, paneled spines and front covers have gilt lettering and profuse gilt tooling; bindings have minimal shelf wear; pages have gilt along the edges; each volume contains a silk ribbon, silk endpapers; 40% of the volumes contained in original publisher's shrink wrap; HD Consignment; shelved above cases 6, 7, 8, 9, and 9 3/4.
Rome: Pietro Piale & Mariano de Romanis, 1824. Third Edition. 4to, 2 volumes; VG; spines paneled brown with green labels and gilt lettering, each volume also has a number 1/2 in gilt; 3/4 bound in tan calf with green marbled paper; some shelfwear and bumping to the edges and corners; spine in excellent condition; rebound with new endpapers, spine; map in volume 1 intact with a small rip on the right side; text free of most age marks; diagrams and views intact; shelved case 4.
London: Heinemann, 1960. First U.K. Edition. Octavo, 296 pages; VG/VG; spine pictorial with black and orange lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price cut; minor bumping to corners, head and tail of spine; small sticker torn off of endpaper, no damage to book, else interior clean and in excellent condition; card containing only Harper Lee's signature protected in books mylar covering; FN consignment; shelved case 3.
Boston: Theodore Abbot, 1846. Twelfth Edition. 12mo, 108 pages; VG-; hardcover; rebound in 3/4 maroon leather with marbled paper; boards slightly bowed, some shelfwear, general edgewear, rubbing and bumping on fore corners and spine edges; text block age toned, tape on frontispiece tail fore corner, light tearing on frontispiece and title page fore edges, closed tear on page 70 fore edge, occasional soiling; shelved case 3.
London: John Streater, 1657. First Edition. Octavo, 306 pages; VG; rebound in 1800s, brown leather, gilt tooling on boards and paneled spine, five raised bands on spine with brown and black title labels and gilt lettering, marbled end papers; boards slightly bowed, general shelfwear, some edgewear, soiling on rear, rubbing and bumping on fore corners and spine edges; text block trimmed close to top edge and occasionally slightly nicks title, age toned, small amount of writing on title page, damp staining throughout, occasional soiling, tear on fore edge of rear blank, soiling spot on exterior fore edge; shelved case 3.
Washington, DC: Printed by A. Boyd Hamilton, 1852. First edition. Folio; (2), 159 pp., printed on rectos only. Three large folding maps, backed with linen. Original three-quarter calf, brown boards, gilt spine lettering, rebacked, with original spine laid down. VG, boards rubbed, particularly at spine and corners. Some scattered foxing. Ink notation on title page: "This book corrected and revised for M.G. Emery, Alderman 4th Ward by W. Forsyth, Surveyor, 10th Feb. 1857." Facing the title page is a handwritten list of squares added or corrected, 32 squares in total. Elaborate cartographic survey of the District. Shelve in Case #1.
London: John B. Day, 1876. First Edition, Second Issue. Quarto, 91 pages; VG-; bound in publisher's green cloth blocked in gilt and black; rebacked, with spine preserved; mild rubbing and wear to boards, beveled edges; with two chromolithograph plates after James Poole, 2 completed flies and 23 flies with dressing materials displayed in 22 sunken mounts on six leaves, all present; SG consignment; shelved case 10.
New York: George R Lockwood, ND [1870?]. Early Edition. Quarto; VG-; 334 pages; Tooled leather with gilt titling on spine, raised bands; VOL. 2 ONLY; Full color plates intact, protected by tissue guards; Gilt edges; Sewn-in silk bookmark; Marbled endpapers; Bookstore bookplate on front pastedown; Scuffing and some fraying to the edges of the boards and spine; Bumping/fraying to the corners; Some foxing to the edges of the text block; Toning to pages as typical; PS Consignment, shelved case 10.
London: William Washington, 1629. Second Edition. square/small 8vo, 335pp.; VG; brown paneled spine with red label and gilt lettering; rebound, previous boards rebacked, diced with 4 diamonds; faded gilt tooling on edges; marbled endpapers; red specks on text block; binding becoming loose on first two endpapers; significant writing in pen on front and rear endpapers; some writing on text pages, mostly on margins in the form of arrows; misprint on pp. 27 line 2 'pring' for 'bring; top edge trimmed, no text or titles are lost; some waviness to pages; shelfwear and bumping appropriate with age; GP consignment; shelved case 7.
Philadelphia: R. H. Baist, 1938-1965. Elephant Folios, 4 volumes; VG-; 1/2 bound in maroon cloth with mustard cloth boards; hardcover, some wear. Contents very good. 141 detailed maps, based on surveys conducted by Baist's employees, showing not only major landmarks and government buildings, but the location of nearly every structure in Washington, including houses color coded by the type of material used to build their exteriors; Title information mounted on pastedown, index on ffep; extremely scarce, the only copies on sale at the time of listing; extremely heavy, please contact for accurate shipping costs; AS consignment; shelved above aisle A.
London: Sidgwick and Jackson, 1956. First Hardcover Edition, First Printing. 8vo., 231pp.; VG/VG; spine blue with black lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price uncut '12s. 6d. net,'; blue cloth boards with gilt lettering; very slight wear to dust jacket, primarily in extremely slight wear to corners, head of spine; slight speckling to text block; SIGNED by Bester on ffep, with date of 'July, '75'; slight age-toning to pages; Bester's best-known novel, which was later published in the US under "The Stars My Destination"; LP consignment; shelved case 3, Dupont.
Lutetiæ [Paris]: Apud Bernardum Turrisanum, sub Aldina Bibliotheca, via Iacobæa, 1565. Folios; VG; bound in early full brown leather, paneled spines with gilt tooling and lettering; volume 1 rebacked with previous spine preserved; volume 2 has cracking to hinges, chipping to tail of spine, large chip missing to head of spine; ex-library bookplate to front pastedown of volume 1; Aldine dolphin-and-anchor device on title-pages; Large capital initials, decorated initials; scattered and sparse marginalia; At foot of title-page: Cum priuilegio Regis; several mispaginations; Parts 2-4 have seperate title pages: Tomvs secvndus (tertivs, qvartvs)--Operum M. Tullii Ciceronis; Part 1 dated 1566.; Part 1 contains the rhetorical works, Part 2, the orations, Part 3, the epistles Part 4, the philosophical works. Part 1 includes additions and corrections to parts 2-4.; Latin text, with some Greek words; consignment; shelved case 4.
Lyon, France: Guillaume Rouille, 1561. Small quarto in vellum with faded letters on spine; in fair condition; substantial shelf wear and soiling; back cover and spine with open tears; loose binding with open gutters; title page heavily discolored with one tear; first few pages have a large stain along gutter; warped paper with tears in a couple of pages; musty odor; this is a translation in Spanish of the 1553 edition; the second part of the book covers the medals owned since the Christian era to the Reign of Don Carlos; shelved in Case # 3; please contact us for shipping costs.
Barcelona: Lynx Edicions, 1992-2016. 19 volumes in all, large 4to, 625-900pp per volume, in cloth boards with pictorial dustjackets, white titles on spines. Volume 1: Ostrich to Ducks (1992) ISBN 8487334105; Volume 2: New World Vultures to Guineafowl (1994) ISBN 8487334156; Volume 3: Hoatzin to Auks (1996) ISBN 8487334202; Volume 4: Sandgrouse to Cuckoos (1997) ISBN 8487334229; Volume 5: Barn-owls to Hummingbirds (1999) ISBN 8487334253; Volume 6: Mousebirds to Hornbills (2001) ISBN 848733430x; Volume 7: Jacamars to Woodpeckers (2002) ISBN 8487334377; Volume 8: Broadbills to Tapaculos (2003) ISBN 8487334504; Volume 9: Cotingas to Pipits and Wagtails (2004) ISBN 8487334695; Volume 10: Cuckoo-shrikes to Thrushes (2005) ISBN 8487334725; Volume 11: Old World Flycatchers to Old World Warblers (2006) ISBN 849655306x; Volume 12: Picathartes to Tits and Chickadees (2007) ISBN 8496553426; Volume 13: Penduline-tits to Shrikes (2008) ISBN 8496553450; Volume 14: Bush-shrikes to Old World Sparrows (2009) ISBN 8496553507; Volume 15: Weavers to New World Warblers (2010) ISBN 9788496553682; Volume 16: Tanagers to New World Blackbirds (2011) ISBN 8496553787; Special Volume: New Species and Global Index (2013) ISBN 8496553884; HBW and Bird Life International Illustrated Checklist of the Birds of the World, Volume 1: Non-Passerines (2014) ISBN 8496553949; Volume 2: Passerines (2016) ISBN 8496553981. Condition of these volumes is, for the most part, As New to Fine. Some volumes appear to have very slightly sunned spines, or it could just be a variation in the printing as these books were produced over a 25-year period. Each volume weighs around 10lbs. Shelved above Nature.
New York: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1957. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 61 pages; VG-; bound in publishers blue cloth, no lettering on spine; one moderate bump to the middle of the front hinge; mild shelfwear; This edition was not issued with a Dust Jacket.; This educational edition predates the trade edition by 2 months (the trade edition was released March 1 1957 whereas the educational edition was released in January of 1957). In Dr. Seuss's own words, on June 11, 1956, he wrote to Random House: "Don't ever show this letter to anyone, but I've got a hunch . . . (very immodest) . . . Namely, according to Houghton-Mifflin, who will be releasing my First Grade Reader to schools early in Jan. or Feb., we've got a possibility of making a tremendous noise in the noisy discussion of Why Johnny Can't Read. The Random House trade edition won't come out until later, and the big noise may never come off." At the time, Random House did not use multiple binding signatures, hence the single signature binding of the first printing of the trade edition. Houghton Mifflin had already begun printing books with multiple signature bindings, this is why in later printings of the trade edition Random House actually copies the format of the Houghton Mifflin edition. Also note, Dr. Seuss on the front page is printed in red, as was the first trade edition, however it lacks the "for beginner readers" logo printed on the trade edition (a secretly added feature by Bennett Cerf to make the trade edition more appealing and to boost Random House sales).; Houghton Mifflin had possibly intended to release a children's book series called "Read by Yourself Books" in 1957, and there is a label on the rear cover stating so. shelved case 2.
New York: ballantine Books, 1957. First Edition, First Printing. 8vo., 152pp.; VG/VG; spine teal with white lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price uncut '$2.75'; gray cloth boards with dark green lettering on spine; minimal amounts of wear to corners, head and tail of spine; INSCRIBED on half-title page by Farmer; Farmer's first full length published novel; LP consignment; shelved case 3.
Norwalk, CT: Easton Press, 1994. Limited Edition, #88/250. Octavo, 254 pages; VG; bound in fine burgundy genuine leather with bright gilt spine title and gilt motif on covers; gilt text blocks; silk endpapers; silk ribbon; lacking publisher''s slipcase; SIGNED on limitation page by Mikhail Gorbachev; JH consignment; shelved Signed Easton Collection.
Shahrokh Hatami, 1977. Limited Edition, 1/50. Israeli Prime Minister Menachem Begin, Egyptian President Anwar Al Sadat, and Israeli Foreign Minister Moshe Dayan at the Israel/Egypt peace talks in 1977. This was taken shortly after Sadat’s November 20th address to the Israeli Knesset. On November 19, 1977, an Egyptian Air Force plane landed at Ben-Gurion Airport, and the following day, Sadat visited the Knesset and delivered his historic speech, declaring: “I come to you today on solid ground, to shape a new life, to establish peace. We all, on this land, the land of God; we all, Muslims, Christians and Jews, worship God and no one but God.” Preceding this was the 13 days of tense and dramatic negotiations at Camp David from the 5 to 17 of September, 1978.; Shahrokh Hatami - Photographer: Life magazine published his coverage of the overthrow of democratically elected PM Mohammed Mossadegh and the restoration to power of the Shah in 1953. Twenty-five years later, Hatami shot dramatic images of street fighting during the Iranian Revolution of 1978-79, which overthrew the Shah. The Library of Congress acquired his coverage of this popular revolution. Hatami counted among his friends President’s Gamal Abdel Nasser and Anwar Sadat, Jordan’s King Hussein, and Saudi King Faicsal, along with various other Syrian and Lebanese political figures. He was present during the Israel/Egypt peace talks in 1977-1978, taking shots of Egyptian President Anwar Al Sadat and Israeli Prime Minister Menachem Begin. In frame, measures 19 1/2 x 24 inches.; consignment.
London: printed by W. Bowyer, for Bernard Lintott between the Temple-Gates, 1715-1720. First Edition. Small Folios, 6 volumes; VG-: bound in contemporary full calf, boards stamped in blind, spines stamped in gilt, spines paneled with gilt titling to labels; moderate rubbing and wear to boards, chipping to head and tail of spines, front board of volume two partially separated; with frontispiece, map, and 5 engraved illustrations on 2 plates to volume 1; engraved folding plate to vol. 2; folding plate in volume 5; 2 bookplates to front pastedown of volumes 1-5; half title in volume 1, dedications in volumes 2-6; shelved case 0.
New Haven; Bruges: Harvard; St. Catherine Press, 1947, 1951, 1958. First Editions. Quartos, 3 volumes; VG/VG; spines beige with black lettering; dust jackets protected with a mylar covering, prices uncut, mild wear and age-toning; interiors clean; scarce as a complete set; shelved above Ancient Civilizations.
Privately Printed, 1928. Limited Edition, #64/500. Octavo, 365 pages; VG: rebound in brown cloth, gilt titling to front board, paneled spine with gilt stamping; some wear to fore edge throughout, including to title page; mild fingerprint-staining and wear to most pages; page 365 loose but present; This edition is limited to Five Hundred copies. No. 64. Signed by D. H. Lawrence on the Limitation page; This edition published after the phoenix edition; SH consignment; shelved case 3.
Milano [Milan]: per Paolo Gottardo Pontio, stampatore regio. A instantia di Pietro Tini, 1585. First Edition, Second Issue. 8vo., 700pp., 2pp. errata; VG; spine paneled brown leather with black label and gilt lettering; spine reads 'Lomazzo's / Treatise / 1585'; rebound, new spine, boards, endpapers; title page has small woodcut printer’s device, half-title with woodcut portrait of Lomazzo in medallion on recto of B1; some waviness to pages, minor towards beginning, gently increases towards the latter half; interior clean with no markings; minor bookworm damage on first four pages, mostly on bottom edge, does not impact text with the exception of the word 'instantia' in publishers information on title page; some smudging to first few pages; wide margins; overall an exceptionally clean copy; shelved case 3.
Madrid; Barcelona: Filigrana. Sociedad Anonima De Ediciones Limitadas, 1977. Limited Edition, #346/1500. Folio, 216 pages; VG; bound in publisher's cream fabric and brown thread binding, black lettering; Nº 346 of a print run of 1500 copies, illustrated with nineteen color lithographs by Alberti, beautiful cover printed in Lyon, numbered by hand and signed by Rafael Alberti; four watermarks in the pages, of Lorca's signature, Alberti's signature, and the publisher/printer.; SB consignment; shelved above case 3.
[Franckfurt am Mann]: Weigand Hanen Erben, 1574. , 352, 402,  leaves; VG; bound in original blind-stamped brown calf with portrait to boards, metal corners and broken metal hinges; blind-stamping to text block; cracking to hinges, chipping to head and tail of spine, moderate rubbing and wear to boards; with two engraved title pages; institutional bookplate to front pastedown; leaves 5/6 of part 2 have large closed tears; profusely underlined in ink; shelved case 4.
Amsterdam: 1698. First Edition Thus. Tall Quartos, 3 volumes; VG; bound in modern 3/4 dark green/brown calf, marbled boards; paneled spines with burgundy labels, gilt lettering, gilt tooling to all compartments; very mild wear; 442 pages, + 872 pages (continuous pagination with volume 1), 363 pages; Engraved frontispiece portrait of Faithorne, half-title on verso of portrait, general title page in red and black, volume1 ; separate title pages for volumes 2 and three, each in black and white, variously dated 1694 to 1698, with title page of volume 3 reading "Joannis Miltoni Opera Omnia Latina...Amstelodami, Anno M.DC.XC.VIII,"; Wickenheiser 76, Wing M2087, Parker pages 1196-98, Coleridge 73, Kohler 519; JG consignment; shelved case 0.
London: S. Simmons, 1678. Third Edition. Octavo, 331 pages; VG; newly rebound in 1/4 brown leather, paneled spine with gilt lettering and gilt bordered panels, matching marbled boards and endpapers; Binder's mark for the Temple Bindery; with facsimile frontispiece bound in; A¹, A³, A⁴, B-X⁸, Y⁷. The last two leaves are blank but called for in the signatures., This copy is lacking Y⁸. Lacking leaf A², the commendatory poem entitled "In Paradisum amissam summi poetae Johannis Miltoni" by S.B. in Latin. Present are A¹, the title page, A³, with "On Paradise lost" by Andrew Marvell in English, and A⁴, "The Verse."; page number 240 misprinted as 140, text correct.; The following pages have the line numbers written in ink in the margins, in series of 5: 2-247. Some of those pages have the ink faded and barely visible. Text blocked trimmed along the top edge, occasionally cutting slightly into the title; Wide margins on fore and lower edge.; Name written in ink on title page, 'Charles Somerscales.; JG consignment; shelved case 0.
London: Richard Bently, 1691. Fifth Edition, Adorn'd with Sculptures. Quarto, 336 pages; VG; bound in contemporary brown leather boards, rebacked with newer spine, paneled with black label and gilt lettering in one panel, others with a blind-stamped sun and border; gilt roll to board edges, partially worn off; , A-B², C-Z⁴, Aa-Uu⁴, Xx², ; Cc3, Kk1, Kk2, Mm1, have a small closed tear on lower edge, Gg1 has a large closed tear, Ll2 has a small piece of the lower fore corner missing, With engraved frontispiece by R. White, plus all 12 plates as called for, one per chapter, bound in opposite B¹, E⁴, I⁴, M⁴, R¹, V³, Aa¹, Cc⁴, Ff², Ll¹, Pp³, Tt¹; the 12 engraved illustrations are from the 1688 edition.; Wickenheiser 610, Wing M2149 records two copies only in England, Williamson 53, Coleridge 94a, Parker pages 1190-91, Kohler 7; JG consignment; shelved case 0.
1866. First Edition. Oblong quarto (14" X 10.5") in thick, dark brown, fully embossed leather with gilt emblem on front cover; VG/VG; boards with minimal soiling and very slight fraying on corners and upper spine; edges in full gilt; album slightly warped upwards; binding strong; each photograph affixed on thick cardboard page with tiny legend; some offsetting on back of plates; contains 40 photographs out of 177 total compiled in 1866; Carlos Naya was a photographer and lawyer who worked with optician Carlo Ponti, and traveled extensively though Europe and North Africa; in good condition; please contact us for shipping costs; shelved above mythology.
London: Printed for William Miller, 1811. First Edition. folio; VG; quarter bound in dark blue leather with panels on spine, red label with gilt lettering, dark blue cloth boards; very mild scuffing to rear board; beautifully rebound; some fingerprint smudges, else interior clean; second issue, with index leaf printed by J. M'Crerry and the 16-line "Remarks" appended to the text for Plate I; contains 61 beautiful and vibrant hand-coloured aquatint plates; shelved above mythology.
1984. One card, measuring 6 1/2 by 8 inches when folded in half, SIGNED by both Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip, date dated 1984. The front cover features the two of them in a park with one of her corgis. The card is VG, with two small pieces have torn, presumably from tape removal.; BL consignment; shelved case 0.
Francofurti: Andrea Wecheli, 1580-1585. Various Editions. 8vo.; VG-; half bound in blindstamped tooled vellum, contemporary paper boards; spine paneled with faded black lettering on upper two panels; moderate wear to binding, including cracks to spine, peeling to corners, both boards slightly peeling on fore edge; ink writing on front pastedown, small amount on ffep; first title page lacking printers emblem, appears to have been cut out, facsimile attached to the verso of title page, so it shows through the hole; intermittent writing and underlining in first part; fold-out chart in rear of volume; Complete list of titles follows: Animaduersiones Ioan Piscatoris Arg. In Dialecticam P. Rami (second edition, 1582, 215pp., ); Gulielmi Tempelli Philosophi Cantabrigiensis Epistola De Dialectica P. Rami (1582, 82pp., ); Ioannis Piscatoris Exercitationum Logicarum Libri II (1585, 215pp., no publishers information or location on title page, presumed Frankfurt); P. Rami Regii Professoris Dialecticae Libri Duo (1580, 117pp.); Petri Rami Veromanvi, Regii Professoris, Dialecticae lib.duo (1582, 142pp., ); JG consignment; shelved case 4.
Antuerpiae [Antwerp]: Apud Hieronymum Verdussen, 1652. First Edition. 12mo, , , 175 pages; VG; bound in contemporary green paper boards, largely aged to beige; plain spine; stain to front cover; starting on page 95, someone has hand-inked corrections to the page number references; collation: *8, A-G12, H4 complete; arms devise on title page; Wickenheiser III:33, Coleridge 401; JG consignment; shelved case 0.