Lausanne: Andre Gonin, 1943. First limited edition (#106 of 194 copies); signed by author, artist and editor. Quarto in ivory soft covers with ivory case and black letters on spine; VG/VG; boards with moderate soiling or slight foxing; portfolio contains double folded plates with text in large print (in French) and twenty original pencil lithographs interspersed; all clean; pp. 123; velin paper with deckle edges; in good condition; shelved in Case # 11; please contact us for shipping costs.
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London: Nattali and Bond, ca. 1820 and 1855. Second edition; Ninth edition for volumes II and III. Octavo in dark green leather with six-band embossed leather spine and gold letters; vols. II and III rebound in 1/2 dark brown cloth and leatherette spine; VG; one volume with general fraying and soiling on boards; strong bindings; dusty, deckle edges; slight discoloration and offsetting from illustrations; vol. III has open gutter in front and stains on title page and frontispiece; text clean; shelved in Case # 0; please contact us for shipping costs.
Paris: L'Imprimerie de Migneret, 1806. First edition. Octavo; lvi, 484, [1, errata] pp. Contemporary calf, marbled endpapers, rebacked with modern gilt-decorated spine, leather spine label. VG. Some slight rubbing to corners. Age-browned, but text clean and crisp. This first edition of Corvisart's treatise on heart diseases was written by C.E. Horeau from notes based on Corvisart's lectures. Jean-Nicolas Corvisart (1755-1821), expert in cardiology, was the favorite physician of Napoleon Bonaparte, to whom this book is dedicated. Napoleon reportedly said, "I don't believe in medicine, but I believe in Corvisart." Absolon (IM) consignment Shelve Case # 10, paneled brown leather spine w/ gilt decoration.
1931. Personal letter from Clarence Darrow discussing Charles Proteus Seinmetz. The letter is a response to a request for information on Steinmetz, a notable mathematician and engineer. Steinmetz was a vocal socialist and Darrow suggests the recipient reach out to to the former socialist mayor of Schenectady, George R. Lunn. Also included in the frame is a photo of Darrow. The frame is hinged and opens up to reveal the original envelope. The letter shows some creasing and wear along the edges.
London: John Murray, 1872. First Edition, First Issue. Octavo, vi, 374 pages, 4 pages ads; G+; bound in publisher's green cloth, rebacked with spine preserved; gilt lettering to spine; some rubbing and bumping to corners; 1st edition, 1st Issue point: the word 'that' is spelt correctly on p. 208; 7 photographic plates, as called for (numbered with Roman numerals, Pl.I-VII; Freeman: F1142; shelved case 3.
Washington DC: Post Office Department, 1866-1867. First. Two canvas-backed maps of the United states folded into a brown leather slipcase. Case has some light scuffing and wear at the edges and to the gilt lettering; Some light tearing to edges and folds of map, hand colored; Color still very vibrant on all maps. Two folded maps indicate postal routes through New England. Though the maps were made in 1866, it appears that they were updated in 1867; The outer box credits Amos Kendall, but that may be because the set was given to him, as the Postmaster General at the time was William Dennison, and he is credited on the maps themselves. VERY scarce, especially in this condition. Shelved in Case 1.
London: Bradbury & Evans, 1850. First Edition, First Issue. Octavo, 624 pages; VG; bound in half burgundy calf, marbled boards; paneled spine with gilt tooling and lettering; first issue points present: 1850 engraved into vignette title-page, Chapter XXVII listed on page 283 but appearing on page 282, uncorrected "cha pter" on page 19,viii in preface with last "i" not aligned, uncorrected "coroboration" on page 387, including ''screwed'' for "screamed" on page 132; interior clean, with mild foxing to plates; Shelved in Case 4.
London: Chapman and Hall, 1887. First Edition. Octavo; G/No jacket; Bound in 3/4 brown leather; NOTE: Tipped-in autograph of Charles Dickens on front paste down Gilt lettering and 4 raised bands on spine; Some wear to all sides and spine; Some bumping and fraying to the corners and along the spine edges; Marbled end papers; Some cracking to binding at the gutter, repaired at front by tape; Binding tight; Pages discolored and toned, plates darkened; First Edition, early issue points: Includes "suppressed plates" by William Buss; page 341 "inde-licate"; NOTE: previous owner has hand-corrected point on 342 and crossed out original error: Page 400: "this friends" instead of "his friends"; Page 432: "F" in headline "OF" is imperfect. ; shelved in Case # 4.
London: John Murray, 1929. First Edition Thus, First Printing. Octavo, 1202 pages; VG/VG; spine white with black and red lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, mild wear; top edge of text bock red; price on front cover of 'net 7/6'; with small leaflet advertising the third large printing of 'The Complete Sherlock Holmes Short Stories' loose within, also mentioned on the rear cover; age-toning to pages; incredibly scarce, especially with dust jacket; shelved case 13.
Sauk City, WI: Arkham House, 1950. First Edition. thin 8vo., 70 pp., VG/VG; DJ black with white illustration, tan lettering (age-toned) to spine, text legible; rubbing to head and tail of spine and corners of DJ; price uncut "$2.10" to top right-hand corner of front flap; DJ protected by mylar; black cloth boards, gold lettering to spine; mild bumping to head and tail of spine, mild cocking to spine; mild rubbing to boards, edges, and corners of boards; aged paste staining to endpapers; interior clean; Drake's first book and the only one published by Arkham House as a limited printing of 553 copies, of which 300 were given to the author, leaving only 252 copies for distribution; LP consignment; shelved Case 3, Dupont.
London: Jacob Tonson, 1701. First edition. Thick, tall quarto rebound in light brown leather; VG; six-bands embossed spine with heavy gilt and gold letters; high quality rebound; minimal soiling; slight fraying on bottom spine; blue moire end pages; gilt edges; previous owner's name on first title page; original paper in good condition; each book has a dedication page; rare and in good condition; shelved in Case #7; please contact us for shipping costs.
London: Autotype Company, 1894. First Edition. Folio; G+; Bound in 3/4 black leather with gilt lettering on spine and front board; Upper edge gilt, other edges deckle cut; Wear to all edges of the boards with some fraying, mostly at the corners, Scuffing to the boards; Spine is cocked and bent, binding sturdy; Marlbled end papers have been repaired neatly by maroon tape; Interior clean with some toning to the outer edges; All images bright and clear; NOTE: Book is heavy, please contact us for international and expedited shipping; Shelved above mythology.
London: John Williams and Francis Eglesfield, 1654. First Edition. large Octavo, 269  pages; G+; rebound in modern burgundy buckram, gilt lettering on spine; , 136, 121-269, ; contemporary bookplate on verso of title page of Thomas Brotherton of Hey.; small bookworm hole to upper fore corner, does not impact text; page wavy; tape repaired tear to ffep; Title page in red and black; Includes index; Preface signed: T.F. [i.e. Thomas Fuller]; ESTC Citation No. R23317, Wing F2422; JG consignment; shelved case 0.
Paris: Jeanne Bucher, 1934. First Limited Edition, #167 of 800. 2 Quartos; VG; one bound in light green soft covers with black letters, the other deep purple soft covers with black letters; minimal soiling and slight discoloration on covers; paper age-toned; wood engravings clean; these are the first and second of seven Cahiers (notebooks) comprising Ernst's novel; includes publisher's prospectus; includes a letter from the publisher; text in French; shelved in Case # 11.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1934. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 408 pages; VG/none; bound in publisher's green cloth, bright gilt lettering to spine; facsimile dust jacket; spine cocked; mild wear and rubbing to boards; bookplate to ffep; mild age-toning to interior; Scribner's seal and 'A' on copyright page; LD consignment; shelved case 2.
New York: Harper & Row, 1984. First Edition, First Printing. Thick Octavo, 837 pages; VG-/VG-; spine red with black lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price uncut ''$27.50', mild closed tears and rubbing; slight rubbing to text block; full page New Year inscription opposite of title page, plus dated inscription on title page, dated January 8m 1985. Both inscriptions are to Jerry Aronson, director of the documentary 'Life and Times of Allen Ginsberg'. ..."I hope your film doesn't get tangled in ideas but can be straightforward chronology if that's possible."; consignment; shelved case 0.
Bologna: Stamperia di Lelio dalla Volpe, 1739. Tall quarto, 427pp. Hardcover, quarter-bound in leather and marbled boards, in VG- condition. Bumping and shelf-wear. Mild abrasions and and rubbing to boards and spine. Decorative marbled endpapers. Light foxing throughout text; small damp-stain to first portion of text at head. Includes 18 fold out engraved plates. Small portion of bookplate remains to fly-leaf. Binding is sturdy. NOTE: Due to size/weight of item, additional shipping fees may apply. Shelve: CASE #4 Spine is black with gilt text and decoration with four raised bands.
Montaglona: Privately Published, 1949. First edition. Chapbook with signed postcard; VG; Some rubbing to the edges, light bumping; Corners slightly creased; Postcard and letter in excellent shape with some creasing on upper edge; Postcard signed "H. Hesse" and chapbook initialed H.H.; Very Scarce; 27 pages, letter and postcard. Shelved in Autograph album case 0.
London: Sumptibus Societatis, 1839-48. Six 8vo volumes in wine red cloth w/black leather textboxes w/gilt text adhered to spines. Gilt-edged textblocks volumes I & II. VG+. Bindings tight; minimal interior pencilling at front of Vol. I, no marks detected in other volumes. Top front spine-edge Vol. II bumped & mildly threadbare w/very short tear at joint; textbox leather Vol. II mildly scuffed. Sunning on some boards. 4pp English Historical Society listing at beginning of Volumes I-III, w/introduction & prefaces in English, text in Latin; cxxix, 321; xxiv, 436; lii, 468; xx, 317; xv, 403; xxxviii, 359.
West Stockbridge, Massachusetts: Thornwillow Press, 1990. Limited Edition, #402/500. Octavo, 39 pages; bound in Moroccan burgundy goatskin, plain paneled spine; lacking slipcase; #402/500, signed by Pontifell on the limitation page; Inscribed by Helmut Kohl to John Weitz on ffep; stamp from the GHI-John Weitz collection on the ffep; text in German and English; KUS consignment; shelved case 9.
London: J.M. Dent, 1893. First edition. Octavo, 990 pp. Hardcover without jacket as issued. First edition, rebound as four volumes (originally published as two) in quarter-bound red leather and marbled paper. Head edges gilt; spine red leather with elaborate gilt decoration and five raised bands. Original cream and gilt cloth covers and spines bound in at front and rear of volumes 1, 2, and 4. Bumping and shelf-wear. Sunning and chipping to spines. Age-toning to boards. Previous owner's bookplate on front paste-down end papers of all volumes. Marbled end papers have mild age toning to margins; faint toning to margins of text and offsetting where ribbon bookmarks had been. Hinges starting. Good copy only. This edition of Le Morte D'Arthur is limited to 1500 ordinary copies and 300 copies on Dutch Hand Made paper. This copy is the former. Includes many original designs by Aubrey Beardsley. Shelve: CASE #3 Spines are dark red with gilt text and decoration.
Philadelphia: James Crissy, 1832. Second Edition. Octavos, 3 volumes; VG; volumes 1 and 2 bound in contemporary speckled polished calf, paneled spines with two black labels and gilt titling, all edges marbled, marbled endpapers, atlas bound in 3/4 brown cloth, blue paper boards with paper label to front board; Engraved frontispiece portrait of Washington in volume one, offsetting onto title page as usual; Atlas with engraved vignette title and 10 double-page maps hand-colored in outline; sfep has the ownership marks of Kenneth Masterson as well as Frederick F. Cornell in each volume dated 1848 in New York. Cornell was pastor of Pluckemin Presbyterian Church, a classics scholar, missionary and instructor.; shelved case 1.
[Washington, D.C.?]: [Publisher Not Identified], . First Edition. Thin Octavo, 16 pages; G; 3/4 bound in brown calf, marbled boards and endpapers; some rubbing to binding; lacking title page and map; ex-Columbia Historical Society library, with their stamps to interior and sticker to front board, bookplate to front pastedown; first page with some period writing; extremely scarce in any condition; HSDC consignment; shelved case 9 3/4.
New-Haven: Printed by Meigs, Bowen and Dana, in Chapel-Street, . First Edition. 12mo., 214 pages; G-; bound in contemporary full calf, black label to spine with gilt lettering; moderate rubbing and wear to boards, cracking to spine, wear to hinges; ffep loose within, with early names written in ink, one dated 1787; some gatherings slightly loose; page 57 with long horizontal tear; with half-title; some slight waviness to pages, some mild cracking and wear to fore edges of pages; With engraved hand-colored double-hemisphere of the world frontispiece (The World. Agreeable to the last Discoveries in the South Seas. 6.5x10 cm) and 4 "word maps" (described by Warren Heckrotte as "cartographic diagrams") in the text (South America, Asia, Europe, and Africa). LACKING THE FOLDING MAP OF THE UNITED STATES; some tattering to edges of frontispiece, does not effect map; Extremely scarce; shelved case 3.
Amsterdam: Pieter Mortier, 1700. First edition. Folio; (16), 282, (8) pp.; VG; Illustrated with 141 numbered plates; each plate contains two engravings. Dutch translation by Willem Sewel of the French original by David Martin. Original calf, rubbed at extremities; front hinge splitting at spine top; interior age-toned; occasional discoloration and waterstaining to margins; engravings intact and clean. NOTE: Volume 1 - Old Testament - only. Shelved above case 2.
Lipsiae: Johannis Casparis Meyeri, 1692. Fifth Revised Edition. Square quarto; VG; white vellum spine and boards; faded hand-written titles on spine; minor shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; mixed pagination; some long-standing marks in margins; --PART I, "Consilium," 256 pp.; included folding chart of Hebrew Grammar; --PART II, "Novum Lexicon," 1095 pp.; engraved frontispiece; [Gottfried Liebezeit, Hamburg; Christh. Guntheri, 1692, Lipsiae]; PART III, "Glossary," 62 pp.; medium age-toning; foxing; all edges tinted blue; binding shaken; split starts, hinges and gutter; spine and boards, sunned; else very good; ---TEXT IN HEBREW AND LATIN. -Shelve Case 3.
Witebergae: Schleich, 1570. Small thick octavo; , 524, [2, errata]; [2, 16], 550,  pp. Contemporary embossed vellum, with remains of metal clasps attatched. Boards bowed; vellum soiled and age-toned; scattered foxing (sometimes heavy) throughout; front endpapers and title page torn at edges (not affecting text); still Very Good. Text in Latin. Shelved in Case #3.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1940. First Edition. 8vo., 244pp.; VG/VG-; spine black and blue pictorial with white and blue lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price cut; dust jacket has some chipping to corners, head and tail of spine, lesser chipping to edges; small piece of tape on inside of dust jacket along middle of spine; pages slightly age-toned; teal cloth boards with blue lettering; Scribner's seal on copyright page; LP consignment; shelved case 8.
London: Day & Son, 1856. Quarto, unpaginated; VG; 3/4 bound in black leather, black pebbled cloth boards; paneled black spines with gilt lettering and tooling; spine has some rubbing, minor scratches; mild wear to corners; small bookseller sticker on front pastedown; all plates present and in excellent condition; shelved case 7.
New York: Brentano, 1902. First Edition. 8vo., 114pp.; VG; bound in original pictorial board with pictorial on spine with green lettering; boards protected with a plastic covering; blind stamp on sfep; signs of repair to binding on endpages; interior has minor smudges, but free from age marks, with the exception of frep; pictures are in excellent condition; frontispiece; DC consignment; shelved case 14.
Sauk City, WI: Arkham House, 1942. First Edition. 8vo., 370 pp., VG/VG; DJ black, tan lettering to spine, green lettering and illustration to front cover; chipping to head and tail of spine of DJ, rubbing to edges, age-toning; tear to top left-hand corner of back cover at hinge, with red vertical pen mark underneath tear at hinge; price uncut "$3.00" to top right-hand corner of front flap; DJ protected by mylar; black cloth boards, gold lettering to spine; bumping to head and tail of spine; bumping to corners of boards, rubbing to edges, boards slightly cocked, mild wear to boards; age-toning to text-block, foxing to top edge of text-block, slight ink staining to bottom edge of text-block; starting hinge, boards slightly shaken, binding sturdy; age-toning to endpapers, signed by previous owner to front paste-down, dated June 6, 1944; Arkham House's third published book as a printing of 1,054 copies; LP consignment; shelved Case 3, Dupont.
New York: Robert M. McBride & Company, 1929. First edition. Octavo. Hardcover in original yellow cloth; no dust jacket. Author's first book, one of only 1537 printed. Boards soiled; rubbed at extremities; spine sunned; foxing to endpapers; foxing and water damage to first few pages of text; piece missing from page one (not affecting text). Scattered foxing throughout. Good copy only. KT Consignment. Shelved in Case #2.
San Francisco: Simon J. Lubin Society of California, Inc., 1938. First Edition, First Issue. Octavo., 34pp.; VG; pamphlet, wrappers; inside front cover has a glue-stain where it appears as though something was removed; small booksellers sticker to the upper fore corner of the inside rear cover; with the famous front cover photo by Dorthea Lange of the migrant mother breast feeding her child; precursor to Steineck's The Grapes of Wrath; KT consignment; shelved case 2.
New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1897 . First Photoplay Edition. 8vo., 354pp.,  ads; VG/Poor; spine beige with black lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering; chipping along most edges, tape has been applied along the entire upper and lower edge of the dust jacket, as well as part of the front hinge of spine; previous owners name and stamp on ffep; with image of Lugosi on rear cover; With four stills from the 1931 Universal motion picture DRACULA. Original red cloth; LP consignment; shelved Case 8, Dupont.
Lyon: Ioannes Pullonus, 1547. Duodecimo in contemporary vellum boards. vellum boards are very thin and have become a little wrinkled, some soiling to boards as well, hinges starting, paste-down's coming loose, pages age-toned with occasional foxing, 177 pp. Description on title page mentions additional authors included: "Adiecimus insuper familiares Formulas, ac nonullos Erasmi Dialogos puerorum exercitatione perutiles. Sed & vocum aliquot ineptarum Catorthosin, ac compendium elegantiarum Hadriani Cardin. ab eodem Augusto Botta collectum. Atque haec omnia ne quis sibi ne quis sibi ad bonas literas deesse posthac existimet." TEXT IN LATIN. [Shelved Case 3 with vellum books, a thin volume].
Washington DC: US Government Printing Office, 1919. First Edition. Quarto in half leather with marbled boards. VG condition. SENATE DOCUMENTS 51: Treaty of Peace with Germany (538 pages) including four large fold out maps 85: Amendments Reported by the Committee of Foreign Relations 63: Assistance to France in the Event of Unprovoked Aggression by Germany 81: Military Occupation of the Territories of the Rhine 82: Treaty with Poland 86: Data on German Peace Treaty total 1185+ pages 66th Congress shelved in case 7.
Boston/New York/Philadelphia/Baltimore/Chicago/Louisville: Various, ca. 1865. Folio, unpaginated; VG; newly rebacked in 1/3 black leather, red label with gilt titling, period patterned paper boards with black leather label and owners name in gilt to front board; mild foxing throughout; contains a custom collection of 30 pieces of music, most dating to the time period of the Civil War; The majority have a stamp from a DC music seller. They include the following: 1) Cramer, C., How Can I Leave Thee!, Oliver Ditson & Co., Boston ; 2) Converse, Charlie C., The Rock Beside the Sea, Lee & Walker, Philadelphia ; 3) Haskell, D. H., Prize Banner Quick Step, Oliver Ditson & Co., Boston ; 4) Raymond, Eugene, Down by the riveride, Henry McCaffrey, Baltimore ; 5) Martin, J. T., Smith's March, Miller & Beacham, Baltimore; 6) Criswell, C. H., I have no mother now., Henry McCaffrey, Baltimore ; 7) Root, Geo. F., Just before the Battle, Mother, Root & Cady, Chicago ; 8) Richards, Brinley, Cottage by the Sea, Wm. A. Pond & Co., New York ; 9) Southgate, F., The Marry Polka, H. McCaffrey, Baltimore  [Fourth Edition]; 10) Murtha, Francis, Kiss me goodnight Mother Ballad, Wm. A. Pond & Co., New York ; 11) Glover, Stephen, The Dream is Past, G. Willig Jr., Baltimore, ; 12) Canthal, A. M., Soldier's Greeting, C. Breusing, New York, ; 13) Baker, J. C., My Trundle Bed, H. M. Higgins, Chicago ; 14) Kleber, H., The Celebrated Signal March, Wm. A. Pond & Co., New York  [1851?] [100th Edition]; 15) Sawyer, Charles Carroll, Who will care for Mother now?, Sawyer & Thompson, Brooklyn ,; 16) Dodworth, Allan, The Cally Polka, Firth Pond & Co., New York  [50th Edition]; 17) Nannie, Love's Chidings, Henry McCaffrey, Baltimore ; 18) Kleber, H., The Pearl Polka, Wm. A. Pond & Co., New York ; 19) Currier, S., Cling to the Rock, Henry McCaffrey, Baltimore ; 20) Buchel, Ed., Paulinen Polka, Tripp & Cragg, Louisville ; 21) Root, Geo. F., Vacant Chair, Root & Cady, Chicago  [18th Thousand] [1861?]; 22) Stoddard, I. T., Evergreen Waltz, George Willig, Baltimore ; 23) Mack, E., General McClellan's Grand March, Lee & Walker, Philadelphia  [color title page]; 24) Winner, Sep, Maryland, My Maryland, Winner & Co., ; 25) Bunn, Alfred, Then You'll Remember Me, Henry McCaffrey, Baltimore. ; 26) Lord Byron, My Soul is Dark, Oliver Ditzon & Co., Boston. ; 27) Badarzawska, A Maiden's Prayers, ST Gordon, New York. ; 28) Bowers, E., Dear Mother I've come home to die, Firth, Son & Co. New York, ; 29) Badarzawska, A Maiden's Prayers, Lee & Walker, Philadelphia. ; 30) Crouch, E. N., Kathleen Mavourneen, Henry McCaffrey, Baltimore. ; shelved above case 3.
Geneve: Paschoud, 1803. First Edition. Quarto; xv, 288, 17 pp illus; (2), 82, (6), 29 pp illus. Original calf; five raised bands and gilt decoration on spine. VG-. Binding slightly shaken, bumping to the corners and edges, some light fraying. Somewhat rubbed at extremities and spine. Period handwritten notes laid in at front and at rear pastedown. Spotting to the outer edges of text, pages slightly wavy; Book plate on front paste-down. Consignment. Two books bound in one volume. Shelve: CASE #3 Spine is brown with gilt text and decoration with raised bands.
Paris: J. Hetzel et Cie (Bibliotheque d'Education et de Recreation), 1902. small 4to., 395pp., 8pp. ads; VG; bound in full red canvas, gilt lettering on spine, front board, gilt text block; some mild shelfwear; beautiful mapmonde (globe) binding, colors bright; slight age-toning to pages, mild foxing throughout; text in French; LP consignment; shelved case 8.
London: William Miller, 1809. 2 quartos in boards with red leather spines and corners of boards. Both VG+. Both volumes have recently been rebound. Bindings of both volumes are solid. Small scratches on the leather of both boards. Both volumes have marbled design on edge of textblock. Former owners name written on original endpapers. Volume II contains 4 large fold-out illustrations and Volume III contains 5. Volume II contains 16 large black and white illustrations while Volume III contains 20. Volume III has some sporadic pencil markings scattered throughout text as well as some foxing. There is mild moisture damage to the last 100 or so pages of volume III. There is a crease to top corner of pages 375 to 448 in volume III. Volume II is 520pp. Volume III is 505pp. Shelve in locked case 4. Spines are red leather with 5 raised bands and gold text.
New York: Thomas Y. Crowell, 1967. First Edition, First Printing. Small Quarto, unpaginated; VG/VG-; spine blue and yellow with yellow and black lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price cut; small stain to middle of front cove; INSCRIBED on title page by Westlake; One of Westlake's scarcest title, distributed almost exclusively to libraries with the library binding sticker to spine; shelved case 6.
New York: Viking Press, 1965. First Edition. Octavo, 278 pages; VG/G; Yellow jacket spine with black lettering; Jacket is toned along the spine with some sun fading to the front, residue from price sticker, front flap of jacket is price clipped. Jacket has been repaired at the upper edge with tape on the interior; Boards and binding are strong with some minimal wear/bumping to the edges; Text block bright and clean; JP Consignment; Shelved in case 2.
Venice: Stamperia Albrizzi, 1750. First edition. Octavo; 56 pp. Grey wrappers; sewn binding; frontispiece. VG; wrappers soiled and almost detached; binding loose. Author was a scholar at Padua; this treatise traces the ancient origins of Venetian coins; very few copies in book form; shelved in case #10.
Paris: Sauret, 1962. First Edition. Large quarto in slipcase; VG/VG case; Numbered 2201 of a limited edition of 4125; Off white spine with black lettering; Book is in original glassine cover which has some small tears and a chip missing; Box has light shelf wear, along the edges and the corners; Wraps are toned, interior clean; 146 plates on 183 pages; Shelved in Case 11.