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    • AMSTERDAM, JACOB VAN MEURS, 1665
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    • Note Bibliografiche: With engraved frontispiece, 2 full-page coat of arms, folding map of China (small tears along fold), engraved author's portrait, 34 double-page plates, 110 half-page text engravings, engraved head-piece and initial, woodcut ornamental head- and tail-pieces. (8), 208, 258, (10) pp. Folio. 17th century vellum (new end-papers). Amsterdam, Jacob van Meurs, 1665. First edition. A famous account on the first trade mission of the Dutch East India Company to the Emperor of China by Pierre de Goyer and Jacob de Keyser, who left Batavia on 14 July 1655 and returned on 31 March 1657. Nieuhoff (1618-16... continua a leggere
    • BERLIN, ARNOLD WEVER, 1770
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    • Note Bibliografiche: With woodcut head- and tailpieces. 8 leaves, 832 pp., (1) leaf corrections. 8vo. Contemp. half vellum. Berlin, Arnold Wever, 1770. Pharmaceutical work by Richard Brookes (fl. 1721-1763), English physician and author of compilations and translations on medicine, surgery, natural history, etc. most of which went through several editions. First published in the original English "The general dispensatory" it is present here in a probably unrecorded German edition posthumously published. With an introduction on pharmaceutical therapies, it gives advice about the use and effect of medicines, and ... continua a leggere
    • HAMBURG, MAXIMILIAN-GESELLSCHAFT, 1977
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    • Note Bibliografiche: With 360 illus. on plates (vol. II). 369 pp. ; 190 pp. Folio. Orig. cloth. Hamburg, Maximilian-Gesellschaft, 1977. One of 1400 copies printed for the members of the Maximilian-Gesellschaft. Contributions by Kurt Schauer, Wolf Stubbe, Paul Raabe, Klaus Doderer and Helmut Müller, F.A. Schmidt-Künsemüller, Marlies Prüsener and Herbert G. Göpfert, Roland Folter. Fine copy. BIBLIOGRAPHY continua a leggere
    • LONDON, MACMILLAN AND CO.; SMITH, ELDER AND COMPANY, 1903-04
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    • Note Bibliografiche: Titles printed in red and black. With frontispiece portrait. Large 8vo. Three-quarter morocco, spines in 6 compartments, 4 of them with rich gilt floral design, top edges gilt (spines faded; by Riviere). London, Macmillan and Co.; Smith, Elder and Company, 1903-04. De luxe edition of 775 copies. Collected works of Matthew Arnold (1822-1888), edited by T. B. Smart. Volumes 13-15 contain the letters, edited by George W. E. Russell. - Few faint waterstains in top margins, still a fine set. LITERATURE: ENGLISH continua a leggere
    • GENEVA, LIBR. JACQUEMOUD, H. TRONO SUCC., 1937-38
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    • Note Bibliografiche: With 295 plates and 24 illus. 439 pp.; 576 pp. 4to. Contemp. cloth (spines slightly faded), orig. front wrappers preserved. Geneva, Libr. Jacquemoud, H. Trono succ., 1937-38. Well-produced bibliography on early printing at Lausanne and Geneva. BIBLIOGRAPHY: PRINTING & PUBLISHING ; BIBLIOGRAPHIE, BUCHKUNDE, TYPOGRAPHIE continua a leggere
    • PARIS, L. CONQUET, 1881-83
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    • Note Bibliografiche: With portrait of Freudenberger after Mind, engr. title, engr. illus. table of contents, and 12 engr. plates after Freudenberger; engr. portrait of Moreau after Cochin, engr. title, engr. illus. table of contents, and 24 engr. plates (2 suites) after Moreau le Jeune, all present in 2 states, with tissue-guards bearing short descriptions of the illustrations. XXIX, 224 pp.; XXIII, 104 pp., 3 leaves; engraved text throughout. 4to. Contemp. red morocco, with triple fillet around sides, spine richly gilt, double gilt fillet on outer edges, inner dentelles, edges gilt (by Chambolle-Duru). Paris, ... continua a leggere
    • PARIS, (JULES CLAYE ET CIE. FOR) PAULIN, LE CHEVALIER ET CIE., 1849
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    • Note Bibliografiche: With 39 wood-engr. plates and 610 wood-engr. text vignettes after designs by the author. VI, 550 pp., 1 leaf. Large 8vo. 20th-century brown grained morocco leather, spine richly gilt, ornamental gilt borders, outer borders and inner dentelles, illus. original wrappers preserved (sign. Kaufmann, Basel). In marbled slipcase. Paris, (Jules Claye et Cie. for) Paulin, Le Chevalier et Cie., 1849. Fine copy in a de luxe binding of Töpffer's collected novels in their second illustrated edition. It is under the title of "Nouvelles Genevoises" that the novels, first published 1841, became Töpffer's b... continua a leggere
    • VERONA, OFFICINA BODONI, (JUNE) 1949
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    • Note Bibliografiche: With frontispiece and 2 smaller woodcuts by Gunter Böhmer after a statue and the reliefs in the Basilica San Zeno. 14 pp., 2 leaves. Small folio. Orig. boards. In slipcase. Verona, Officina Bodoni, (June) 1949. One of 60 copies printed on Fabriano paper in Zeno 16 point by Giovanni Mardersteig, cut by Charles Malin. The Italian text on the life of the Saint was printed in 1937 as a first specimen of the new Zeno type, which is used here again. With 3 woodcuts by Gunter Böhmer (1911-1986) showing the smiling Saint and two scenes of exorcisms conducted by him. - Mardersteig 92; Officina Bodon... continua a leggere
    • GENEVA, J. FREYDIG, 1832 (-1833)
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    • Note Bibliografiche: With figured title and 32 full-page illus. after drawings by the author, some with his monogram, text and drawings reproduced in autography. (112), (1) pp. Large oblong 8vo. Contemp. half morocco. Old ms. entry Picon Mallet. (Geneva, J. Freydig, 1832 (-1833)). First edition. This is Rodolphe Töpffer's (1799-1846) first excursion, undertaken in the autumn of 1832. This account was never included in his collection "Voyages en Zigzag", and there was no printed edition, only the drawings on pp. 12, 17, 25, and 113 were later used as illustrations in his works. Unnumbered pages 3-7 with the list... continua a leggere
    • HANNOVER, HEIRS OF NIKOLAI FöRSTER AND SON, 1740-1741
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    • Note Bibliografiche: With engr. frontispiece, 1 map and 6 plates (mostly fold.). Title, 2 leaves, 82, 810 pp., (1) leaf corrigenda; title, 1344, 88, 16 pp., (28) leaves index, (1) leaf. 4to. Orig. marbled boards, back cloth. Woodcut head- and endpieces. Hannover, heirs of Nikolai Förster and son, 1740-1741. First edition of an extensive itinerary by J. G. Keyssler (1663-1743), who is regarded as polyhistor and nestor of German protohistory. Keyssler accompanied the young Earls Bernstorff on their journey through the neighboring states of Germany. Almost two thirds of the work are dedicated to Italy, and his des... continua a leggere
    • PARIS, LIBRAIRIE GRüND, 1943
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    • Note Bibliografiche: 310 pp. of text (vol. 1), and 167 plates (vol.2), loose as issued. In portfolio. 4to. Orig. boards. Paris, Librairie Gründ, 1943. First edition. No. 327 of 600 copies printed. Artistic examples of decorative works handcrafted by ancient locksmiths from the 16th to the 18th century. ART - GENERAL & APPLIED continua a leggere
    • GIESSEN, JOHANN PHILIPP KRIEGER FOR HENR. LUDW. BRöNNER, FRANKFURT, 1740
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    • Note Bibliografiche: With engr. frontispiece- portrait, engr. title- vign., and 2 woodcut head- and endpieces. 630 pp., 42 unn. leaves (index). 8vo. Contemp. calf with gilt title on spines. Giessen, Johann Philipp Krieger for Henr. Ludw. Brönner, Frankfurt, 1740. First edition of this compendium on German and Langobardic feudal rights. Valuable source in the history of law, written and edited by the well-known 18th century Göttingen, later Giessen and Frankfurt professor of law Senckenberg (1704-1768). It refers not only to the Franconian, Swabian or Saxonian codes of law, but also to the old Jus Feudale Aleman... continua a leggere
    • MILAN, (STAMPERIA VALDONEGA, VERONA, FOR) ALBERTO CHIESA, 1967
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    • Note Bibliografiche: 35 pp., 1 leaf. Tall 8vo. Orig. wrappers. In a slipcase. Milan, (Stamperia Valdonega, Verona, for) Alberto Chiesa, 1967. A gift for fellow bibliophiles offered by Alberto Chiesa, bookdealer at Milan. With the Latin text, the Italian version by Vittorio Enzo Alfieri, the English version by Betty Radice, and notes. The letter, written about 1346, is to be found in Book III of the "Lettere Familiari". - Not in Mardersteig. PRESS BOOKS ; BIBLIOGRAPHIE, BUCHKUNDE, TYPOGRAPHIE ; LITERATURE: ITALIAN continua a leggere
    • LONDON, GEORGE ROUTLEDGE AND SONS LTD., N. D. (C. 1880)
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    • Note Bibliografiche: Profusely illustrated. 8vo. Slightly later three-quarter tan leather, spines with 2 labels gilt, top edges gilt (by Rivière). London, George Routledge and Sons Ltd., n. d. (c. 1880). Undated edition, some volumes bearing "Author's copyright edition" on title; it is referred to as "Original illustrated edition". Contains: 1. Auriol, or the Elixir of Life. Illus. by Hablot K. Browne; 2. Boscobel or the Royal Oak. A Tale of the Year 1651. Illus. by I.H.L.A. 3. Critchton. Illus. by Hablot K. Browne; 4. The Flitch of Bacon or the Custom of Dunmow. Illus. by John Gilbert; 5. Guy Fawkes or the Gun... continua a leggere
    • VENICE, ALDUS MANUTIUS AND ANDREAS ASULANUS, AUGUST 1514
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    • Note Bibliografiche: Printer's device on title and last leaf verso. Title and text in Greek; headers of preface, register and colophon in Roman type. 38 pp., 1 blank leaf, 294 pp., (1) leaf. Folio. 19th-century half leather over marbled boards, spine gilt in six panels, red spine label. From the library of Walter Ashburner Florence (1864-1936), with his stamp on the title (nearly erased) and on the last leaf. Venice, Aldus Manutius and Andreas Asulanus, August 1514. Editio princeps of an encyclopedia under the guise of a dialogue. A large number of guests sits at the 'Banquet of Intellectuals', representing a.o... continua a leggere
    • LONDON, J. DODSLEY, 1781
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    • Note Bibliografiche: 2 leaves (misnumbered), 88 pp. 8vo. Contemporary half calf (rubbed). From the library of John Whitefoord Mackenzie, with his bookplate (his sale March 24, 1886). London, J. Dodsley, 1781. The preceding first edition was privately printed in 1768 in an edition of only 50 copies on the author's own Strawberry Hill Press, in Twickenham south-west of London. This present drama by Horatio Walpole, 4th Earl of Orford (1717-1797), cousin of Lord Nelson and English man of letter, dealt with another topic that would attract much (scandalized) attention in the Romantic period: incest. - ESTCT 41679; ... continua a leggere
    • LEIPZIG, DYK, 1854
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    • Note Bibliografiche: With engr. folding frontispiece, 4 maps (2 folding), 24 unn. plates, most of them engr. by Robert Kupfer (4 handcolored, 2 printed in colors), and VIII num. folding plates at the end. XVIII, 570 pp. 8vo. Contemp. half cloth. Leipzig, Dyk, 1854. German edition of Squier's "Nicaragua; its people, scenery, monuments, and the proposed interoceanic canal" (1852). The description of a journey made by the author offers a wealth of information about all aspects of the country, including native languages, and a short history of Central America since its independence from Spain. One chapter is devote... continua a leggere
    • WEIMAR, 23. MäRZ 1832
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    • Note Bibliografiche: Einblattdruck. Quer-16mo (ca. 62 x 107 mm). Weimar, 23. März 1832. Die verworfene, erste Fassung der Todesanzeige. Der Text lautet "Gestern Vormittag halb Zwölf Uhr starb mein geliebter Schwiegervater, ... Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, nach kurzem Krankseyn, am Stickfluss in Folge eines zurückgeworfenen Katharrhalfiebers. Geisteskräftig und liebevoll bis zum letzten Hauche, schied er von uns im drei und achtzigsten Lebensjahre." Diese Version wurde verworfen, da der Buchstabe "O" im zweiten Vornamen zu weit nach unten verschoben ist und der Inhalt als Kritik an dem behandelnden Arzt Carl Voge... continua a leggere
    • LYON, SEBASTIAN GRYPHIUS, 1547
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    • Note Bibliografiche: Printed in Italics. 430 pp. 16mo. 18th-century calf, with spine label (somewhat rubbed, hinges starting, head and foot of back worn). From the collection of Hendrik H. L. Vervliet. Lyon, Sebastian Gryphius, 1547. Famous poetic description of the Second Punic War; it is the longest of all Roman epics. Silius Italicus (c. 25 - c. 100 A.D.), Roman politician, poet and a consul under Nero, was greatly indebted to the syntactial and formal perfection of Vergil. This is a reprint of the Aldus edition of 1524, with the dedication by Francesco Asolano, and a life of Silius by Pietro Crinito (1465-1... continua a leggere
    • (PARIS), BIBLIOPHILES FRANCO-SUISSES, 1933
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    • Note Bibliografiche: With 42 etchings in the text. V, 237 pp., 3 leaves, loose as issued. 4to. Orig. wrappers. In sleeve and boards slip-case. (Paris), Bibliophiles Franco-Suisses, 1933. No. 88 of 160 copies printed for the "Bibliophiles Franco-Suisses", a society of book lovers which merged with the club "Livre contemporain" in 1967. Louis Barthoud (1862-1934), French cabinet minister and man of letters, wrote a number of biographies of French writers. His present essay on Victor Hugo's (1802-1885) two great loves, his wife Adèle-Julie Foucher and his mistress Juliette Drouet, is introduced by a preface publis... continua a leggere
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