Edinburgh: Arch. Constable, 1821. Fore-Edge Views of Scotland. Each volume with a fine early fore-edge painting of a.... Read More about The Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott, Baronet
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Aberdeen, (Scotland): Printed for the Third Spalding Club, 1929. First edition. Read More about Bibliographica Aberdonensis: Being an Account of Books Relating to or Printed in the Shires of...
Frankfurt: Nikolaus Hoffmann for Jonas Rosa; Johann Georg Geyder for the widow of Jonas Rosa, 1618; 1620. First editions. Biographical Dictionary of Reformation Minds. Melchior Adams (c. 1575-1622) was one of the most important biographers of the savants (mostly German, Swiss, and Dutch) of the 16th century, and his meticulously..... Read More about Decades du continentes Vitas Theologorum exterorum principum, qui Ecclesiam Christi Superiori...
Venice: Manfredus de Bonellis de Monteferrato, 31 January 1491 [1492?]. First. Bonellis’ first edition of Aesop’s Fables. Illustrated with a superb series of woodcuts that were in part based on the first Venetian series, used by Bernardinus Benalius in his 20 November 1487 edition (GW 431, only a single imperfect..... Read More about Fabulae, in Latin and Italian. Translated and edited by Accio Zucco
New York: Grolier Club & Piccolo Press, 2006. First edition. Designed by Joe Marc Freedman at The Sarabande Press. Read More about The Neale M. Albert Collection of Miniature Designer Bindings. With a Preface by Albert and an...
Madrid: 1903. Firstr edition, all printed, breaking off at p. 24 of Volume Two. Read More about Relaciones de Solemniades y Fiestas públicas de Espana
San Francisco: The Book Club of California, 1985. Reprint edition, one of 750 copies. Read More about The Allen Press Bibliography. A Facsimile with Original Leaves and Additions to Date
Philadelphia: April 20, 1865. Librarian at the Lenox Library from 1879-1888. Read More about ALS. "Rev and Dear Sir" Acknowledging receipt of Annals Vol. VIII Unitarian
Rome: Typis. Sac. Congregationis de Propag. Fide, 1791. First edition. With a woodcut comparative table at pp. 8-17 of the four alphabets: Malabar, Sanskrit and a modified form, and Telugu. Read More about Alphabeta Indica, id est Granthamicum seu Samscrdamico-Malabaricum Indostanum sive Vanarense...
Rome: Typis. Sac. Congreg. de Prop. Fide, 1789. Read More about Alphabetum Aethiopicum sive Gheez et Amhharicum, cum Oratione dominicali, Salutatione angelica,...
Rome: Typis. Sac. Congreg. de Prop. Fide, 1797. Read More about Alphabetum Arabicum una cum Oratione Dominicali, Salutatione Angelica et Symbolo fidei
Rome: Typis. Sac. Congreg. de Prop. Fide, 1787. Second, revised edition, following the 1776 first edition. Text rewritten, plate enlarged. Read More about Alphabetum Barmanorum seu regni Avensis. Editio altera emendatior
Rome: Typis. Sac. Congreg. de Prop. Fide, 1771. First edition. Read More about Alphabetum Brammhanicum seu Indostanum Universitatis Kasi
[Rome: Typis. Sac. Congreg. de Prop. Fide, n.d., 1809]. The last in the series of elegant type specimens of exotic languages issued by the Propaganda Press from the 1770s onward. Uncommon. Read More about Alphabetum Cophtum sive Aegyptiacum [Caption title
Rome: Typis. Sac. Congreg. de Prop. Fide, 1771. Read More about Alphabetum Graecum cum Oratione Dominicali, Salutatione Angelica, Symbolo Fidei, & Praeceptis...
Rome: Typis. Sac. Congregationis de Propag. Fide, 1772. First edition. First Type Specimen of Malayalam. First type specimen of the Grantha or Malabar alphabet, now most frequently known as Malayalam. Read More about Alphabetum Grandonico-Malabaricum sive Samscrudonicum
Rome: Typis. Sac. Congreg. de Prop. Fide, 1771. First edition. Read More about Alphabetum Hebraicum Addito Samaritano et Rabbinico cum Oratione Dominicali, Salutatione...
Rome: Typis. Sac. Congreg. de Propag. Fide, 1783. Read More about Alphabetum Persicum, cum Oratione Dominicali et Salutatione Angelica
Rome: Typis. Sac. Congreg. de Prop. Fide, 1797. First edition. Type specimen printed on the eve of the Napoleonic conquest of Italy, during which "there was an order from the French government for the confiscation of exotic language punches and matrices from the Propaganda to supply the Imprimerie Nationale" (Coakley).Uncommon..... Read More about Alphabetum Syro-Chaldaeum una cum Oratione Dominicali Salutatione Angelica et Symbolo Fidei
Ashby-De-La-Zouch; (Vols. XXII & XXIII) Ipswich: S.H. Cowell, 1855-1889. “The object of the Society is to delineate remains of Antiquity; e.g. ancient Ecclesiastical, Military, and Domestic Edifices, Sepulchral Monuments, Fonts, Brasses, Stained Glass, Tiles, Armour, Dress, Jewellry, Plate Embroidery, Furniture, Carvings, Illuminstions of ancient MSS, Copies of rare Prints, Portraits..... Read More about Anastatic Drawing Society, for the years 1855-57, and 1860. The Ilam Anastatic Drawing Society,...
Herning, Denmark: Poul Kristensen, 1986. One of 26 copies (none for sale, signed by the artist.) Printed in linophoto Baskerville. Read More about The Snow Queen. A Tale of Seven Stories. Translated by Patricia L. Conroy and Sven H. Rossel....
n.p. [Edinburgh? 1725?]. First edition. Rare and Early British Bibliography. Rare, anonymously published bibliography of approximately 350 works on British history. Attributed by the British Library to James Anderson, writer to the Signet and noted Scottish genealogist and antiquarian. Divided into fifteen sections, it lists works printed between 1480 (Caxton's..... Read More about Libri de Rebus Britannicis, scilicet, Anglicis, Scoticis et Hibernicis
Leipzig: Alexander Danz, 1872-78. Mixed set. Read More about Der Deutsche Peintre-Graveur oder die Deutschen Maler als Kupferstecher
Hamburg: Brandt, 1740. First edition. Read More about Bibliotheca anonymorum et pseudonymorum
Cambridge: The University Press, 1954. First edition. Read More about Robert Estienne Royal Printer. An Historical Study of the Elder Stephanus