Witebergae [Wittenberg]: 1531. First Edition. Small quarto (7.125 x 5.5 inches; 182 x 140 mm.).  leaves. Signatures: A-E4 F6 G² h4 I-N4 O² P-2V4(-2V4, blank). Bound without blank leaf 2V4; 2A2 signed "A2." Printer and date of publication from colophon on 2V3 recto. Apologia Confessionis has separate title-page (G1 recto), with "Emenda" beneath the title. Decorative and historiated woodcut initials. Later quarter calf with black paper-covered boards; all edges trimmed and stained blackish-blue; plain endpapers, double-flyleaves at front, single at the rear. Front board detached but for single string at bottom; calf mostly gone; edges worn; corners softened; scuffing to boards; loose electrical tape affixed to bottom of rear board, curling over spine. Front free endpaper and first flyleaf completely detached. Repairs to inner hinges; label pulled up from front pastedown. Split between gatherings V and Z, starting between leaves 2T3 and 2T4, 2V2 and 2V3. Minor thumbsoiling scattered throughout text; some toning; occasional foxing. Text very good in just good binding. Housed in custom black cloth clamshell with red spine label stamped in gilt. [Augsburg Confession]. Confessio fidei exhibita invictiss. Imp. Carolo V. Caesari Aug. in Comiciis Augustae, Anno M. D. XXX. Addita est Apologia Confessionis [by Philipp Melancthon]. Beide, Deudsch und Latinisch. Wittenberg: [Impressum per Georgium Rhau, 1531]. First edition of the Augsburg Confession, containing the Latin texts of the Confessio and Melanchton's Apologia. Although the title-page states that it contains both the Latin and German texts, this first edition contains Latin text only (the German translation by Justus Jonas was added slightly later). Catalog entry tipped to front pastedown from "J. J. Lentnersche Hofbuchhandlung (E. Stahl), München," "Lager-Katalog Nr. 8." Annotations throughout the text in at least two, possibly as many as four different hands, including a couple of manicules. Several early ink ownership inscriptions on the title-page, the earliest that of "Theodorus Backhusius Possessor," who was pastor at Oldenberg (d. 1625); followed by "Vogt 1735," "JFG Olbers 1766" and "H. Meere." Recto of front free endpaper bears ink manuscript notes that seem to be from nineteenth-century New Testament commentator H. A. W. Meyer [Heinrich August Wilhelm Meyer (1800-1873)], dated 1868; verso with additional notes, signed by his son "Professor Dr. [Gustav] Meyer," dated "7 Januar 1883." Bookseller's ticket of Schaeffer & Koradi, Philadelphia. Neuser, Bibliographie, 8. See VD16 C 4734 and C 4735. Sold together with a copy of Neuser's Bibliographie der Confessio Augustana und Apologie, 1530-1580. Nieuwkoop: De Graaf Publishers, 1987.; BK consignment; shelved case 3.
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Ephrata: Verlags der Bruderschafft, 1748. First Edition. Large thick folio; VG; bound in contemporary black leather, metal corners and broken hinges, repaired with new plain black leather paneled spine; some foxing throughout; some mild wear to fore edge of text block; with engraved frontispiece and title page vignette; collation: , A-G4, A-Z4, 2A-2Z4, 3A-3O4, A-Z4, 2A-2Z4, 3A-3Z4, 4A-4Z4, 5A-5Z4, 6A-6G4; text in German.; MW consignment; shelved in Case 4.
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.
[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.
London: Deputies of Christopher Barker [i.e. Jan Fredericksz Stam], 1599 [i.e. 1633]. Thick Octavo; G; bound in 3/4 black leather, brown cloth boards; rebacked with spine preserved; paneled spine with gilt lettering; text block with red specks; , 190, 1-8, 11-16, 18-127, , 3-121, ; A-Z4, &6, 2A7, 2B3-8, 2C2-8, 2D-2P8, 2Q7, 3A-3Q8, 3R4; some pages have scrap paper used to repair pages or reinforce binding; some pages have both open and closed tears, intermittent ink marginalia; mild tide-marks and wear throughout; two separate title pages for each part, plus engraved title page; engraved title page has been repaired; with the 'Breeches' translation in Genesis; shelved case 4.
Philadelphia: John Thompson, 1798. Thick Folio, unpaginated; VG; bound in contemporary brown leather boards, newly rebacked with new spine, paneled with burgundy label and gilt lettering; moderate scraping and wear to boards; marbled endpapers; mild foxing throughout; full-page frontispiece engraving; some offsetting onto title page from frontispiece; with separate title page for the New Testament; shelved case 4.
Norwalk, CT: Easton Press, 2011. Limited Edition, #182/400. Folio, 1,496 pages; VG; bound in publisher's black cowhide, gilt tooling; Carnival linen finish paper; silk endpapers; all edges of text block gilt; interior clean; shelved above case 4.
London: Printed by Henry Middleton for George Bishop, 1583. Quarto, , 1247,  pages; G; 3/4 bound in brown leather, marbled boards; rebacked with new spine, paneled with burgundy label and gilt lettering; severe rubbing to boards, including edges and corners; marbled endpapers; first 29 leaves and last 9 leaves have some professional restoration to edges; title page with archival backing, some writing; four pages following title page have more wear, including slight bookworm damage and a hole; slight marginalia present; slight age-toning to pages; shelved case 3.
Manchester: Joseph Harrop, 1765-1767. Folio, unpaginated; VG; bound in full brown calf, paneled spine with gilt lettering; mild rubbing and wear to boards; lacking Apocrypha; The New Testament has separate title-page dated 1765, and a separate sequences of part numbers.; 'To God the Father,' last page in volume, with archival backing; Published in parts, with engravings; 18th century family genealogy written on verso of frontispiece; some tide-marks; shelved front case.
Londres: 1776. Octavo, 280 pages; VG; bound in quarter red calf, gilt lettering and tooling to paneled spine, marbled boards, marbled endpapers; half-title present, verso of sfep has two early math equations; wide margins; scarce; shelved case 10.
Romae [Rome]: Typis Sac. Congregationis de Propag. Fide, 1771. Thin Octavo, 37 pages; VG; bound in a quarter gray cloth, marbled boards; ex-library, with library name on front board near tail of spine, small glue-stain to rear pastedown, library stamps to title page, page 29; text in Latin; scarce; shelved case 3.
New York: Harper & Brothers, 1901. Reprint. Octavos, 2 volumes; VG-; bound in publisher's green cloth with gilt lettering and gilt, black, and blue designs to front boards and spines; top edges of text blocks gilt; vertical crease to spine of volume 1; horizontal slash on spine of volume 2; mild sun-fading to spines, mild wear and rubbing to boards; Signed on ffep of volume 1 by Lew Wallace "Very Truly yours, Lew Wallace 1903.'; scarce signed; shelved case 6.
Oxford: John Baskett / T. Wood and S. Palmer, 1719/1723. Thick Small Quarto, unpaginated; VG; bound in contemporary brown leather, paneled spine with no lettering; boards diced; moderate rubbing and wear to binding; some margins cute close but without loss to text; 6 lines of ink writing to verso of ffep; mild age-toning to pages; The Book of Common Prayer: Printed by John Baskett in 1719, The Holy Bible: Printed by John Baskett in 1723, The Whole Book of Psalms: Printed by T. Wood and S. Palmer in 1723; EH consignment; Case 4.
London: Printed by John W. Folsom, for E. Larkin; Printed by J. W. Folsom, for J. Boyle, and D. West, and E. Larkin, 1789. Thick 10mo., 317, , 265, xii; Fair; bound in early full calf, significant rubbing and wear to boards, cracking and chipping to spine, rear board detached; gutter open in several spots; contemporary names on front pastedown, rear endpapers; age-toning and mild foxing to interior; both parts have separate title pages; some chipping to edges of first title page; LM consignment; shelved case 4.
Antuerpiae [Antwerp]: Ioannem Moretum, 1598. First Edition. small Quarto, , 255 pages, ; VG; bound in contemporary vellum, singe blind rule to boards, black ink lettering to spine; text block red; institutional bookplate to front pastedown; previous owners name in ink to front pastedown dated 1687, different previous owners name to lower end of title page, dated 1750; shelved case 3.
Hartford: Silas Andrus & Son, 1855. First American Edition. Set of two thick octavos in 3/4 brown marble and leather; six-band embossed spine with gold letters; VG; marble edges and end pages; good binding; slight fraying on spine; previous owner's name inside ffep; text and paper in good condition; tight print; pp. 626 and 682; shelved in Case 1; GP consignment.
Oxford: University Press, 1892. Quarto, 1216, 12 maps; VG; bound in full black leather, paneled spine with gilt lettering, gilt borders to boards, gilt seal of Owen's School in Hertfordshire on the front cover; gilt text block; presentation bookplate on front pastedown; interior clean; very mild wear to corners, head and tail of spine, hinges; shelved case 4.
Boston: Geo. H. Ellis, 1883. First Edition. Octavo, 160 pages; VG-; bound in brown cloth, gilt lettering to spine; mild wear and rubbing; webbing slightly showing on top of front gutter; age-toning to pages; binding slightly weak; shelved case 10.
London: F. and C. Rivington, 1794. Reprint. Small Octavo, xx, 453, ; G+; bound in full black leather, gilt lettering to spine; moderate wear and rubbing to boards, cracking to spine; wear to front hinge, with board threatening; interior clean; with engraved frontispiece and title page; title page continues: "Divided into XVII chapters: One whereof being read every Lord's Day, the Whole may be read over thrice in the Year...with Private Devotions for Several Occasions."; shelved case 4.
London: George Newnes Ltd, 1901. Octavos, 2 volumes; VG; bound in full dark blue calf by Root & Son with their stamp, paneled spines with gilt tooling, morocco labels with gilt lettering; label on volume 2 missing, volume 1 partially missing; all edges gilt; mild rubbing; previous owners name on sfep of both volumes; shelved case 10.
New York: Oxford University Press, 1985. First Edition, Second Printing. Quarto, 788 pages, VG-/VG-; dj, white spine, black lettering: mild overall wear to dj, occasional small closed tears to edges of covers, approximately 1" tear to top corner of back cover, mild rubbing to back cover along hinge, "45.00" to front flap; quarter-bound, navy blue cloth spine, orange cloth boards, dull gold lettering to spine: very mild overall wear to boards, small open tear to cloth to top edge of back board; mild age-toning to text-block; light age-toning to margins of interior, text and graphics unaffected; INSCRIBED by Kostof to half-title page; shelved Front Table.
Firenze [Florence], Italy: Giunti Editore, 2010. First Edition, First Printing. Quarto, 429 pages, G+; blue gloss paper boards, white lettering: spine cocked, boards somewhat shaken, binding strong; bumping to head, tail, and corners; small tear to top corner of back board; slight wave to text-block, light scuffing to bottom of text-block, top and fore-edge clean; mild liquid staining with buckling to margins of endpapers and interior, text and graphics unaffected; interior replete with full-color graphics and plates, gloss leaves; text in Italian; shelved Front Table.
New York: American Bible Society, 1852. Reprint. Thick 16mo., 979 pages; VG; bound in contemporary full black calf, gilt tooling and lettering; mild rubbing and wear; all edges of text block gilt; pencil gift inscription to sfep; shelved case 4.
Nashville, TN: Broadman Press, 1978. First Edition. Octavo, 95 pages; VG/VG; spine is black with red lettering; dust jacket is in a mylar covering, has minor wear along the top and bottom edges; binding has minimal wear along the top and bottom edges, has minor cocking; pages clear; inscribed by the author on the half title page; shelved case 10.
London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1874. Octavo, xviii, , 398,  pages; VG; bound in green cloth, gilt to spine; mild wear and rubbing to boards; slight cracking to front gutter; mild pencil; shelved case 10.
Glasgow: William Collins, 1838. Octavo, cxii, 49-450 pages; VG-; bound in full black leather, paneled spine with burgundy label and gilt lettering; rubbing and shelfwear to boards, spine; mild foxing, more severe towards endpapers; frontispiece, with more severe foxing, some mild water damage; text in English; shelved case 10.
Philadelphia: Lindsay & Blakiston, 1854. First Edition. Quarto, 300 pages; G-; rebound in modern burgundy cloth, gilt to spine, original light brown crushed morocco boards with gilt-stamped decorations attached to front covers; all edges gilt; marbled endpapers; lacking illuminated additional title page and frontispiece; fore edge of title page and four following pages with tape on the fore edge; some pinger-staining and sparse pencil; illustrated throughout with 10 chromolithographs depicting some of the birds mentioned in the book; shelved case 10.
London: Cassell and Company Limited, 1937. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 322 pages, VG-/G+; beige DJ, spine age-toned dark brown, red lettering, navy blue borders: spine age-toned, red lettering legible; wear to head, tail, and edges of covers; slight chipping to head; light scattered water staining to spine; blue buckram boards, mild fading to spine, gold title box with blue lettering to spine: mild bumping to head and tail, wear to edges; minimal wear to age-toned text-block, foxing to text-block; scattered foxing throughout interior, text occasionally affected yet clear and legible; shelved Front Counter.
Milano, Italy: Silvana Editoriale, 2006. Quarto, 303 pages, VG-; paperback, gloss paper covers with flaps, spine maroon with white lettering: mild edgewear; mild staining to spine, lettering unaffected; very light age-toning/mild wear to text-block, small diagonal scratch to top; interior clean and replete with full-color graphics and plates of Renaissance wooden sculpture, with many works featuring the Madonna and Child; text in Italian; shelved Sculpture.
32mo., 350 pages; G; bound in full red leather, gilt tooling to boards and spine; moderate wear and rubbing to boards; marbled endpapers; lacking ffep, title page, possible others; page 350 missing lower fore corner; shelved case 4.
Cowley, 1984. Octavo; VG; Paperback; Spine, yellow with black print; Cover has mild shelfwear, creasing to spine; Textblock has spotting on front edge, ink notation on title page, otherwise clean and tight; 196 pages.