Discours merveilleux De la Vie, Actions & Deportemens de Catherine de Medicis Royne Mere; Declarant tous les moyens qu'elle a tenus pour vsurper le Gouvernement du Royaume de France & ruiner l'estat d'iceluy

(Estienne, Henri, 1531-1598, attributed, Theodore de Beze or Jean de Serre have also been suggested) / NP: Selon la copie imprimee a Paris 1649
24mo (slightly taller than 14 cm.), 138 pp.; full vellum with exposed cords at joints and spine hand lettered; binding wrinkled and ties gone, front hinge cracked but still overall sound, front pastedown and back free endpaper signed "T. Kerrich, M. C. C. 1804" (antiquarian Thomas Kerrich, Magdalen College, Cambridge), general age toning, margins cut down but no letters hit, good. Volumes Included: 1

ISBN: NA
Subject/Keywords: Catherine de Medicis, Queen, consort of Henry II, King of France mw8x

Item #: 666648

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Raccolta di varie favole. Delineate, ed incise in rame da Giorgio Fossati architetto, &c. Recueil de diverses fables. Designees, & gravees par George Fossato architecte, &c. (Volumes 1, 2, 3)

Fossati, Giorgio, illustrator / Venezia/Venise: Carlo Pecora/Charles Pecora 1745
Volumes 1 through 3 only (of 6); first editions; large quarto (plates 25.5 cm. tall), [4 leaves] (beginning with title in Italian only and in a pictorial border), 44 pp., 36 plates in olive green, pictorial headpiece in brown + [4 leaves] (Italian title with vignette, French title with different vignette, list of fables in Italian, list of plates in French), 48 pp., 36 plates, pictorial headpiece, all in black only + [4 leaves] (Italian title with vignette, French title with different vignette, list of fables in Italian, list of plates in French), 76 pp., 36 plates, pictorial headpiece, all in black only; all volumes have text in parallel columns of Italian and French; full vellum over boards darkened and bowed, the volumes must have been once exposed to dampness with occasional slight bleed from the red sprinkled edges far from images and a light overall pucker but no damp staining, an unfortunate attempt has been made at hand coloring many of the plates in Volumes 1 and 3, often only one or two small elements and usually in red e.g. a jacket, fire, the mouth of an animal, etc. but also some plates in multiple pale colors, all are still sound copies and all plates are present for each volume; the volumes came in two different states, single color plates as in the first volume here or black only, complete sets are rare and even single volumes are scarce. Volumes Included: 3

ISBN: NA
Subject/Keywords: Italian art, engravings, fables mw8x

Item #: 667752

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Hacia el Indio y su Mundo. Pensamientos vivos del homre Americano etnologia, mitologia, folklore.

Antolinez, Gilberto (Xuhe). / Caracas: Libreria y Editorial del Maestro, 1946
first edition, inscribed at head of prologue from the author to Nicolas Ascanio Buroz, re-inscribed by Ascanio Buroz to an American library on title; quarto, 254, [4] pp., plates after illustrations by the author; minor library markings, paper wrappers browned, still sound and good+. Volumes Included: 1

ISBN: NA
Subject/Keywords: Indians of South America, ethnology

Item #: 669065

$56.66

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Engeki hyakka daijiten. Encyclopedia of Theatre Arts.

Kawatake, Shigetoshi. (Waseda Daigaku Engeki Hakubutsukan) / Tokyo: Heibonsha, 1960
first edition; 6 volumes, occasional color plates including frontispieces, small illustrations in text, aside from the half titles in Japanese only; a few tips frayed but a very good set in green publlisher's cloth. Volumes Included: 6

ISBN: NA
Subject/Keywords: Japan, Japanese theater, threatre, drama, CXX Big Sets

Item #: 705240

$58.41

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No Costumes of Japan, 1573-1829. (assigned title)

Tanaka, Yusaku. / Tokyo?: 1920
issued without a title leaf; quarto, 1 leaf list of dates used in classifying No costumes, 1 leaf showing a scene from a No play, 94 leaves showing costumes with the first 12 in color, all captions are in English (the numbering of the last four plates is irregular but complete as issued); all loose in a paper covered board folder with cloth back, book plate of Helen C. Gunsaulus, an authority on Japanese textiles and a written sticker at spine of folder "No Robes. Hirase Coll."; the folder faded and rubbed, plates very good+. Volumes Included: 1

ISBN: NA
Subject/Keywords: No Drama, Noh costumes, Japanese art, textiles, costume, Edo period, CHM

Item #: 709423

$99.48

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Narratives Drawn from the Catholic Press. (Volumes 1-5)

Brenner, Henry, comp. / St. Meinrad (Indiana): 1934
Volumes 1 through 5 only, comprising Narratives 1-760; small quarto, total of 365 pp., reproduced from typescript as issued; some late pages in first volume stained near centers but entirely readable, a sound and good+ group; the start of what would become the Library of Current Catholic Thought. Volumes Included: 5

ISBN: NA
Subject/Keywords: Roman Catholic Church, Christian life, inspirational literature

Item #: 716862

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Miniature Lombarde. Codici miniati dall'VIII al XIV secolo. Introduzione di Maria Luisa Gengaro, testo di Luisa Cogliati Arano.

Cogliati Arano, Luisa. / Milano: Casa di Risparmio, 1970
first edition; folio (leaves 35.5 cm. tall), 450, [3] pp., profusely illustrated including many full page color plates included in the pagination; original paper covered board sides with front cover pictorial and glazed, with leather spine covering; binding rubbed at extremities, book label and business card of Professor Astrik L. Gabriel on front endpapers, a very good copy. Volumes Included: 1

ISBN: NA
Subject/Keywords: miniature painting, ilumination of manuscripts, Lombardy, Italy, NDZ

Item #: 719137

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The Law of Life. Extract from a Writing Received in the name of the Prophet Joel, at Mt. Lebanon, N. Y., January, 1841.

Green, Calvin, amanuensis. / (Mt. Lebanon): 1901
32mo (8.5 cm. x 14.5 cm. tall), 16 pp., also contains "Appeal to Loyal Workers, Having ears to hear the Message of Christ" by A. G. Hollister; one addition stamped on page 7, one correction stamped on page 13 and two corrections by hand on the same page as usually found and with "Undenominational. Universally Important. Parents should teach their children." hand stamped on front cover; light age toning, good+ in self wrappers; only the first four pages containing revelations from the prophet "...there is not an act of fleshly lust, that does not form immediate connection with some dark spirit ... In this manner human beings take on the burdens of demons and damned souls." Andrews Collection 255 (with cover stamp), MacLean 313 (no mention of cover stamp), Richmond 733 "Hollister edited this work for publication." (no mention of cover stamp). Volumes Included: 1

ISBN: NA
Subject/Keywords: Shakers, United Society of Believers in Christ's Second Appearing religion prophetic literature jzx

Item #: 722026

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The Vision of Hell. by Dante Alighieri. Translated by the Rev. Henry Francis Cary, M. A., and illustrated with the designs of M. Gustave Dore. With Critical and Explanatory Notes, Life of Dante, and Chronology.

Dante Alighieri. Dore, Gustave, illustrator. / London: Cassell, Petter, and Galpin, 1866
New Edition; folio (leaves slightly shorter than 38 cm.), xxii, [1], 183 pp., numerous plates with printed guards, portrait frontispiece; an elaborately tooled red morocco binding with all edges gilt by A. W. Bain, now dark and rubbed with scuffs and a few peel marks, hinges weak from the heavy sides, light general age toning to text with a few margin smudges, good+ only. Volumes Included: 1

ISBN: NA
Subject/Keywords: Dante, Inferno, illustrators, mll oversize

Item #: 735369

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Proceedings of the Kamerlingh Onnes Conference on Low Temperature Physics at Leiden on 23-28 June 1958 ... (Physica, Volume 24, Supplement)

Nederlandse Natuurkundige Vereniging. Netherlands Physical Society. (Richard P. Feynman, contributor) / Leiden: 1958
first edition published "under the auspices of the International Union of Pure and Applied Physics. organized by the Nederlandse Natuurkundige Vereniging (Netherlands Physical Society) with the support of Netherlands Industries."; 188 pp.; original paper wrappers lightened and signature of a previous owner on front cover, overall very good; includes Excitations in Liquid Helium by R. P. Feynman on pages 18-26. Volumes Included: 1

ISBN: NA
Subject/Keywords: history of science, physics, cryochemistry, ZZN

Item #: 736053

$73.77

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Peru. Tradiciones cuzquenas. Leyendas, biografias y hojas sueltas.

Matto de Turner, Clorinda. / Arequipa: La Bolsa 1884
first edition; small octavo, 252, [4] pp.; paper wrappers darkened with back cover detached, text browned with margin flaking on early and late leaves, reading copy and needsd careful handling. Volumes Included: 1

ISBN: NA
Subject/Keywords: Peru, Cuzco, legends

Item #: 738347

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A Study of Chiriquian Antiquities. Memoirs of the Connecticut Academy of Arts and Sciences, Volume 3

George Grant MacCurdy, / New Haven: Yale University Press 1911
first edition; large quarto, xx, 240 pp., 49 plates, some of which are in color including the frontispiece, all have a facing text page not included in the pagination, single page map, illustrations within the text; rebound in maroon buckram (hardcover), book plate to the front paste down, remnants of a book plate to the rear paste down, embossment stamp to the title page, else text clean and binding tight; a study based on the Yale University collections. Volumes Included: 1

ISBN: NA
Subject/Keywords: Chiriqui, Panama, archaeology, antiquities crn

Item #: 740212

$24.88

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Men of Toledo. Those Whom You Meet in the Business and Professional Walks of the Commercial Key to the Lakes. 1895.

Cochran, R. H., ed. / (Toledo): no publisher or printer stated, 1895
first edition; large, oblong octavo, 155 pp., well illustrated, the short text is about Todelo in general, pages 33 to 107 are devoted to portraits, two to a page, almost all are simple head and shoulders shots, one of the exceptions is Alphonse Machen in silk top hat, cape, and cane looking a bit overdressed but apparently so well known there is no need to explain what he does, original stiff paper sides with cloth tape spine; back hinge weak and back cover chipped at upper outside tip, still overall very good. Volumes Included: 1

ISBN: NA
Subject/Keywords: Toledo, Ohio, VRV

Item #: 750954

$54.49

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Cites et ruines americaines. Mitla, Palenque, Izamal, Chichen-Itza, Uxmal. ... (Text)

Charnay, Desire, & Eugene-Emmanuel Viollet-le-Duc. / Paris: Gide/A. Morel et Co., 1863
text volume only, the atlas of photographs not present; ... recueillies et photographiees par Desire Charnay avec un texte par M. Viollet-Le-Duc, architecte du gouvernement, suivi du voyage et des documents de l'auteur; small quarto (leaves 24 cm. tall), [4] (half title, tile), ix, [1], 543 pp., a few illustrations in text; library book plate and markings, one pair of leaves roughly opened, later cloth rubbed with original paper front cover retained but soiled, still a good+ copy with margins untrimmed. Volumes Included: 1

ISBN: NA
Subject/Keywords: American archaeology, Mexico, CRN

Item #: 758442

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Journal of a Deputation Sent to the East by the Committee of The Malta Protestant College, in 1849. ... By a Lay Member of the Committee. Part II. Second Edition.

(Crawford, Adair) / London/Dublin: James Nisbet and Co./W. Curry and Son, 1855
Part 2 only; vi, [346]-886 pp. (pagination continuous from first volume), frontispiece, map/plan, one other plate; original cloth worn with front hinge broken, inscribed as a "Souvenir" from John Paterson (possibly the missionary) but oddly dated as 1838, also a book plate and signature of a modern owner, general age toning and a few leaves shaken, good- only; the mission was to the Middle East, especially the Ottoman Turks but also contains material on the Jews of Syria and Palestine. Volumes Included: 1

ISBN: NA
Subject/Keywords: missions, missionaries, JZX

Item #: 765757

$22.26

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Almanach perpetuum celestium motuum (Radix 1473). Tabulae astronomicae raby Abraham Zacuti ... in latinum translatae per magistrum Joseph Vizinum ... Reproduction fac-simile de l'exemplaire appartenant a la Bibliothéque d'Augsbourg.

Zacuto, Abraham ben Samuel (b. ca. 1450). Vecinho, Joseph, trans. / Munich: J. B. Obernetter, 1915
large quarto (leaves 25.5 cm. tall), [4], 335 (the facsimile) pp,, issued as Histoire de la science nautique portugaise √° l'epoque des grandes decouvertes. Collection de documents publies par ordre du Ministere de l'instruction publique de la Republique portugaise par Joaquim Bensaude. Volume 3; later black half leather with blue-purple imitation() snake or lizard skin sides with original paper sides bound in; binding lightly rubbed and a small library hand stamp at corner of back pastedown, overall very good. Volumes Included: 1

ISBN: NA
Subject/Keywords: history of science, astronomy, HTM

Item #: 775651

$88.91

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Northern and Western Boundary Line of the Creek Country. Letter from the Secretary of War, transmitting Reports of Captains Sitgreaves and Woodruff of the survey of the Creek Indian boundary line.

Sitgreaves, Lorenzo, & Woodruff, J. C. / Washington: (James B. Steedman, printer) 1858
first edition, 32 pp., large folding map; issued as 35th Congress, 1st Session, HED 104; age toning and age staining, extraction roughness at spine and now partially disbound in self wrappers, good; Sitgreaves and Woodruff were in charge consecutively, although Sitgreaves was an experienced and highly competent topographical engineer he seems to do a great deal of complaining here, Woodruff is more enthusiastic about the task and both reports contain sections on natural history. Volumes Included: 1

ISBN: NA
Subject/Keywords: Oklahoma, geography, Creek Indians

Item #: 807510

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Andreae Tiraqvelli ... Commentarii in L. si vquam C. de reuoc. donat. Quatra hac, eademque postrema editione, ab autore ipso diligentissime recogniti & locupletati.

Tiraqueru, Andre (1488-1558) / Lvgdvni: Apvd Gvliel. Rovillivm 1567
narrow folio (leaves 31.5 cm. tall x 21 cm.), 28 leaves beginning with pictorial tile, 427 pp.; full vellum unevenly yellowed with worming at tail of spine, private ownership pen note at inside margin of title which is also cut short at fore edge barely missing image, general age toning and occasional light damp staining, two sections have worming in margins but no letters hit, sound but good+ only. Volumes Included: 1

ISBN: NA
Subject/Keywords: Roman civil law, jzx

Item #: 819070

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Geological Maps and Sections of South-West Persia. Based on the work of the Geological Staff of the Anglo-Persian Oil Company Limited, 1909-1933, Anglo-Iranian Oil Company Limited, 1933-1951.

British Petroleum Company. Geological Staff. / London: Edward Stanford for British Petroleum 1956
first edition, issued in connection with the Twentieth International Geological Congress (Mexico, 1956); oblong atlas folio (leaves slightly larger than 88 cm. long x 61 cm.), 2 leaves (title, Explanatory Notes), 6 color maps with printed plastic overlays, 4 folding leaves of color geological cross sections, 7 color leaves of stratigraphical columns; library hand stamps and markings but a near very good copy in later cloth with the soft vinyl front cover bound in; maps featured: Kermansha, Tehran, Bushire, Kerman, Tahiri, Bandar Abbas. Volumes Included: 1

ISBN: NA
Subject/Keywords: geology, Persia, Iran, ddv West Room

Item #: 841198

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Reichsgesetzblatt. 1914-1937 (lacking 1928 pt. 1, 1931 pt. 2, 1932 pt. 2, 1933 pt. 2, 1934 pt. 2 1st half (if published)

Germany. Reichsministerium des Innern / Berlin 1914
47 volumes, lacking 1928 pt. 1, 1931 pt. 2, 1932 pt. 2, 1933 pt. 2, 1934 pt. 2 1st half (if published), minor ownership markings, else good-very good. Volumes Included: 47

ISBN: NA
Subject/Keywords: Germany bakery

Item #: 59123

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$1,080.35

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