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Botany. Charles-Luis L’Heritier de Brutelle. SERTUM ANGLICUM 1788. Facsimile with critical studies and a translation. Pittsburgh: Hunt Botanical Library, 1963. Tall 4to. Parchment back & marbled paper boards. Corners lightly worn, rest of the book in fine condition, no owner’s name. Acetate dustjacket very good, few tears. Edition of 2,000 copies. xcviii.[6],36,34 plates,12 page..
Ex Tax: $15.00
Burney. Sarah Kilpatrick. FANNY BURNEY: A Biography. New York: Stein and Day, (1981). First American Edition. 8vo. Hardcover. Book fine but for light foxing to fore-edge of text block, no owner’s name. Dustjacket lightly worn, price intact. 232 pages including index. 8 pages of illustrations. Novelist, her circle of friends included Samuel Johnson, Sir Joshua Reynolds, and David Garrick. ..
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Pascal, Blaise. LES PROVINCIALES, OU LETTRES ECRITES Par Louis De Montale [Blaise Pascal]. A un Provincial des ses amis, & aux RR. PP. Jesuites sur la Morale & la Politique de ces Perès. Avec les Notes de Guillaume Wendrock.4 Volumes.Cologne: Pierre de la Vallée, 1739. Small 8vo. Vol I: [24], 453, [15] pp. Vol II: Frontis., [10], 394, [13] pp. Vol III: Frontis., [10], 420,..
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[New England]. John Brereton. A BRIEF AND TRUE RELATION OF THE DISCOUERIE OF THE NORTH PART OF VIRGINIA. 6 copies, reproduced in facsimile from the first edition of 1602. Introduction by Luther S. Livingston. New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, 1903. Edition of 525 copies (20 on Japan paper). These 6 facsimilies are unbound sheets, 24 pages each, in very good condition, few tiny tears to untrim..
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Moral Instruction. M. Consuelo Oldenbourg. HORTULUS ANIMAE [1494]-1523: Bibliographie und Illustrations. Hamburg: Dr. Ernst Hauswedell & Co., 1973. First Edition Thus. 4to. Blue cloth. Fine condition, no owner’s name, in fine acetate dustjacket. [223] pages. 224 reproduced woodcuts. Popular 16th century prayer book found in Latin and German, the title derived from the beneficial natur..
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Francesco Colonna. HYPNEROTOMACHIA POLIPHILI. The Strife of Love in a Dream. The entire text translated for the first time into English and introduced by Joscelyn Godwin. London: Thames & Hudson, (1999). Folio. Brown cloth, in fine condition. Dustjacket in near fine condition, price intact. [476] pages, including all 168  woodblock illustrations. From a review by H.R. Woudhuysen in the..
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Shakespeare. CATALOGUE OF THE EXHIBITION OF SHAKESPEAREANA Held at the New York Public Library, April 2 to July 15, 1916, in Commemoration of the Tercentenary of Shakespeare’s Death. Compiled and Arranged by Henrietta C. Bartlett. New York: 1917. 8vo (9.5 x 6.25”). 161 pages including Index. Printed tan wraps, toned, chipped at spine ends, short tear to fore-edge of front cover. Con..
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Colophons. Alfred W. Pollard. AN ESSAY ON COLOPHONS With Specimens and Translations. Introduction by Richard Garnett. New York: Burt Franklin, n.d. 4to. Burgundy buckram. Fine condition, no owner’s name, issued without dj. Quality facsimile reprint of the 1905 edition. xx, 198 pages. Illustrated. Reason for Colophons, Colophons at Mainz, Colophons at Venice, Printers’ Colophons in O..
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Magazines. Walter Graham. ENGLISH LITERARY PERIODICALS. New York: Thomas Nelson & Sons, 1930. First Edition. 8vo. Blue cloth. Book in very good condition, some light foxing and few brief stains, private bookplate on front pastedown. Dustjacket moderately soiled and worn, few short tears, chip out of top edge of front panel (near title). 10 plates. 424 pages including bibliography and index...
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Woodcuts. Unger, the Elder [John Georg]. Fünf in Holz geschnittene Figuren, nach der Zeichnung J. W. Meil, wobey zugleich eine Untersuchung der Grage: Ob Albrecht Dürer jemais Bilder in Holz geschnitten? Von Unger, dem ältern, Formschneider. Berlin, 1779. In Commission bey G. U. Lang, Buchhändler. 4to (10.25 x 8 in.). FIRST PRINTING. Contemporary stiff wraps, title..
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Magazines. Walter Graham. THE BEGINNINGS OF ENGLISH LITERARY PERIODICALS: A Study of Periodical Literature 1665 – 1715. New York: Oxford University Press, 1926. First Edition. 8vo. Blue cloth. Very good condition, few faint spots to front cover, some light foxing, private bookplate on front pastedown. No dj. 5 plates. 92 pages including index. Contents: The Learned Periodical; The Periodi..
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More, Saint Thomas. MOREANA 1478-1945. A Preliminary Check List of Material by and about Saint Thomas More. By Frank Sullivan and Majie Padberg Sullivan. Kansas City, MO: Rockhurst College, 1946. First Edition. 8vo. Original printed wrappers, moderately soiled, foot of spine torn, interior very good, no owner’s name. [173] pages.     ..
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