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Les Amis de Verneuil (I.E. , Verneuil-Sur-Avre)
Verneuil-sur-Avre, Les Amis de Verneuil, 1912-1914. Three issues, ALL PUBLISHED. A complete run of this short-lived and extremely rare periodical. Each issue limited to 200 numbered copies, most of which were doubtless discarded long ago. (2), 37, (2), 41, (2), 60 pp + numerous plates. Bound in are the by-laws of the organization (4 pp) and a loose sheet comprising three subscritpion forms. Folio. Bound in contemporary cloth and decorated boards. Paper of first two issues toned, paper of last issue bright and fine. VERY RARE COMPLETE. .
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Book number: 38165
USD 395.00 [Appr.: EURO 353.25 | £UK 310.75 | JP¥ 43962]
Keywords: France Norman Normandie Normandy Normand Culture Periodical Periodicals

 
L'Amoureux Passetemps Declare En Joyeuse Poesie, Par Plusieurs Epitres Du Coq a L'Asne Et de L'Asne Au Coq Avec Balades. Dizains, Huitain Et Autres Joyeusetez
Lyon: Benoist Rigaud, 1582 (But Bruxelles: printed by Mertens for Gay, 1867). A scarce book, limited to 126 copies, of which this is one of 120 printed on fine Dutch laid paper. 149 pp; 1 leaf. An ASSOCIATION COPY, with the armorial bookplate of JEAN-BAPTISTE MOENS (1833-1908), A BELGIAN STAMP DEALER CONSIDERED THE FATHER OF PHILATELY (he was the first dealer who sold stamps to collectors). 12mo. Beautifully bound (for Moens, without a doubt) in 19th-century three-quarters morocco and marbled boards. Spine elegantly gilt in six compartments. Top edge gilt, other edges uncut. FINE AND BRIGHT. Vicaire II, 595. .
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Book number: 3509
USD 295.00 [Appr.: EURO 263.75 | £UK 232.25 | JP¥ 32832]
Catalogue: Literature
Keywords: French Renaissance Literature Collection Gay

 
Bibliographie de la Littérature Frisonne. Catalogue Des Livres En Langue Frisonne Et de Ceux Qui Traitent de Cette Langue Et de Sa Littérature, En Vente Aux Prix Marqués. (Frisian Bibliography)
La Haye (The Hague) and Leeuwarden, Martinus Nijhoff and G.T.N. Suringar, 1859. The earliest attempt at a bibliography of books in Frisian and/or relating to Frisia. 198 items described (and priced--this is also a bookseller's catalogue). THIS COPY IS INTERLEAVED THROUGHOUT, WITH MANY ADDITIONAL ENTRIES IN MANUSCRIPT. 8vo. Printed stiff wrappers. Light wear and soiling to wrappers, internally clean. A RARE AND IMPORTANT CONTRIBUTION TO GERMANIC PHILOLOGY IN GENERAL AND TO FRISIAN BIBLIOGRAPHY IN PARTICULAR. .
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Book number: 38008
USD 195.00 [Appr.: EURO 174.5 | £UK 153.5 | JP¥ 21703]
Keywords: Frisia Frisian Islands Germanic Philology

 
Biblioteca Del Mar: Catalogo (Spanish Maritime and Naval Bibliography)
Alicante: Caja de Ahorros de Alicante y Murcia, 1987. Two volumes, complete. An extensive bibliography of Spanish maritime books. About 4,000 items described. Arranged by author (volume I) and by subject (volume II). Extensively indexed. Large 4to, original wraps. Fine. .
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Book number: 1201
USD 75.00 [Appr.: EURO 67.25 | £UK 59 | JP¥ 8347]
Catalogue: Bibliography
Keywords: Bibliography Spanish Maritime Bibliografia Bill Harvard Bill Spain William Harvard William Spain España

 
Calepin D'Un Amateur D'Estampes (Guide to Monograms in Prints)
Alais (Ales): A. Veirun, 1865. FIRST AND ONLY EDITION of this EXTREMELY RARE dictionary of monograms found in prints. Hundreds of monograms identified, 8 lithograph plates showing dozens of the more elaborate examples. ONE OF ONLY 60 COPIES PRINTED. According to a note on the free endpaper, part of this tiny edition was destroyed. Printed on fine wove paper. Small 8vo. Original wraps. Wraps somewhat worn, especially at extremities. Internally fine and bright. .
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Book number: 2326
USD 275.00 [Appr.: EURO 246 | £UK 216.5 | JP¥ 30606]
Catalogue: Art Reference
Keywords: Print Reference Monogram Monograms Etchings Monogrammisten

 
Deutsche Bibliophilie in Drei Jahrzehnten: Verzeichnis Der Veroeffentlichungen Der Deutschen Bibliophilen Gesellschaften Und Der Ihnen Gewidmeten Gaben
Leipzig: Gesellschaft der Freunde der deutschen Buecherei, 1931. The scarce original edition of this complete bibliography of the output of the German bibliophile societies during the first three decades of the 20th century. Hundred of items described with complete details. Fully indexed. One of 1000 numbered copies, this copy in loose gatherings, never bound, uncut and unopened, with huge margins. 4to, fine. .
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Book number: 340
USD 150.00 [Appr.: EURO 134.25 | £UK 118 | JP¥ 16694]
Catalogue: Bibliography
Keywords: Bibliography Bibliographie Modern German Germany Illustrated Books

 
Embellissemens de la Place de la Concorde. Explication Des Statues Qui la Décorent. Nouvelle édition, Revue Et Augmentée de Gravures; Suivie D'Une Notice Historique Sur Chaque Ville
Paris, Gauthier, 1838. FIRST SEPARATE EDITION, AND FIRST COMPLETE EDITION (the title-page says "nouvelle édition" because a fragment had appeared in another work). 12 pp plus a fine wood-engraved view of the fountain at Place de la Concerde. Includes (within the pagination) a full-page map and half-page wood-engraved images of the eight allegorical statues (representing France's main provincial cities). Small 8vo. Wraps. ENTIRELY UNCUT AND UNOPENED. FINE AND BRIGHT, like new. WorldCat cites only one copy: that of the Institut national d'histoire d'art. The Bibliothèque Nationale has a copy of an edition printed the following year. COMPLETELY PRISTINE AND EXTREMELY RARE. .
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Book number: 38139
USD 195.00 [Appr.: EURO 174.5 | £UK 153.5 | JP¥ 21703]
Catalogue: Art Reference
Keywords: Urban Design Planning Place de la Concorde Paris

 
O Encuberto Mahometano Ou Mohaidin Redivivo, Cujo Prodigioso Successo Se Expoem Em Huma Carta Escrita de Astracan, Emporio Do Mar Caspio, Em 14 de Agosto Do Anno de 1720
Lisboa Occidental (Lisbon): Pascoal da Sylva, 1721. First and only edition of this extremely rare first-hand account of Islamic culture. 12 pp. Woodcut ornaments. 8vo, 19th century boards. Light wear to boards, internally fine. .
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Book number: 1038
USD 275.00 [Appr.: EURO 246 | £UK 216.5 | JP¥ 30606]
Keywords: Culture Moslem Islam Islamic Caspian Sea Astrakhan Uzbekistan Bill Harvard Bill Spain William Harvard William Spain España

 
Epochen Der Deutschen Lyrik: Von Den Anfaengen Bis 1300
Munich: DTV, 1978. A an extensive scholarly anthology of Medieval German poetry. 8vo, original wraps. Fine. .
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Book number: 947
USD 20.00 [Appr.: EURO 18 | £UK 15.75 | JP¥ 2226]
Catalogue: Medieval

 
La Fleur de Poesie Francoyse. Recueil Joyeulx Contenant Plusieurs Huictains, Dixains, Quatrains, Chansons Et Autres Dictz de Diverses Matieres...
Paris: Alain Lotrian, 1543 (but Bruxelles: printed by Mertens for Gay, 1864). A BEAUTIFULLY-PRINTED BOOK IN A BEAUTIFUL BINDING. 1 leaf, 78 pp. EDITION LIMITED TO 126 COPIES, OF WHICH THIS IS ONE OF ONLY FOUR (4) PRINTED ON FINE CHINESE PAPER. 12mo. Beautifully bound in 19th-century three-quarters morocco and marbled boards. Top edge gilt, other egdes uncut. FINE AND BRIGHT. Vicaire.
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Book number: 3511
USD 495.00 [Appr.: EURO 442.5 | £UK 389.5 | JP¥ 55092]
Catalogue: Literature
Keywords: French Renaissance Literature Collection

 
Hessen-Darmstadtische Priviligirte Land-Zeitung
Darmstadt: Roether, 1978. A facsimile reprint of the first year's run (1777) of this newspaper. Near fine in publisher's boards. .
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Book number: 221
USD 50.00 [Appr.: EURO 44.75 | £UK 39.5 | JP¥ 5565]
Catalogue: Miscellaneous

 
The High Command: Peace on Earth, Good Will Toward Men
Camden, New Jersey: The Haddon Craftsmen, 1935. Only edition of this desperate appeal for peace, published on the eve of the Second World War. One of 1,000 copies printed on fine paper. Presentation slip laid in. 8vo, publisher's cloth. Fine in a near fine board slipcase. .
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Book number: 945
USD 30.00 [Appr.: EURO 27 | £UK 23.75 | JP¥ 3339]
Catalogue: Miscellaneous

 
Impacto Y Futuro de la Civilizacion Espanola En El Nuevo Mundo
Madrid: Sociedad Estatal Quinto Centenario, 1991. Proceedings of a conference held in San Juan in 1990. 4to, original wraps. Fine. .
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Book number: 933
USD 35.00 [Appr.: EURO 31.5 | £UK 27.75 | JP¥ 3895]
Catalogue: Miscellaneous

 
Indice Ultimo de Los Libros Prohibidos [Index Librorum Prohibitorum] Y Mandados Expurgar: Para Todos Los Reinos Y Senorios Del Catolico Rey de Las Espanas, El Senor Don Carlos IV
Madrid: Antonio de Sancha, 1790 [reprint, 1997]. Reprint of this bibliographic account of books prohibited in Spain at the close of the 18th century. 4to, fine in publisher's wraps. .
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Book number: 360
USD 45.00 [Appr.: EURO 40.25 | £UK 35.5 | JP¥ 5008]
Catalogue: Bibliography
Keywords: Prohibited Forbidden Books Bibliography Bibliografia

 
El Libro de Arte En Espana
Granada: University of Granada, 1973. A scarce exhibition catalogue. Full bibliographical descriptions of Spanish art books 1498-1882. "Art books" includes illustrated books, architecture books, and books about art and/or artists. Numerous facsimiles. 4to, fine in original wraps. .
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Book number: 331
USD 55.00 [Appr.: EURO 49.25 | £UK 43.5 | JP¥ 6121]
Catalogue: Bibliography
Keywords: Spain Bibliography Bibliografia

 
Portraits in Prints
New York: Kennedy Galleries, 1983. A profusely-illustrated exhibition catalogue of portrait prints from the 15th century to the present. 111 items described, about half illustrated. Large 4to, near fine in original wraps. .
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Book number: 468
USD 10.00 [Appr.: EURO 9 | £UK 8 | JP¥ 1113]
Catalogue: Art Reference

 
Recueil de Tout Soulas Et Plaisir Et Parangon de Poesie Comme Epistres Rondeaux Balades Epigrammes Dizains Et Huictains Nouvellement Compose (Joyeusetez)
Paris: Jean Bonfons, 1552 (but Techener, 1831). A BEAUTIFULLY-PRINTED BOOK IN A BEAUTIFUL BINDING. 1 leaf, clii (i.e. 152) pp. Elegantly printed in black letter (Gothic types). EDITION LIMITED TO 76 COPIES, OF WHICH THIS IS ONE OF ONLY 10 PRINTED ON FINE WOVE PAPER. Part of the "Joyeusetez" series. 12mo. Beautifully bound in 19th-century three-quarters morocco and marbled boards. Spine elegantly gilt in five compartments. FINE AND BRIGHT. .
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Book number: 3510
USD 495.00 [Appr.: EURO 442.5 | £UK 389.5 | JP¥ 55092]
Catalogue: Literature
Keywords: French Renaissance Literature Joyeusetez

 
A*** B***, COCU PAR ARREST
Sermon Pour la Consolation Des Cocus
Cocupole: Jean Coucou, 1752 (but Paris, 19th century). Very rare edition of several humorous pieces about cuckoldry. Wood-engraved frontispiece and an additional wood-engraved plate. Large-paper copy printed on yellow wove paper (yellow being the symbolic color of cuckolds). Small square 8vo, recent yellow cloth. Original wraps bound in. Near fine. Gay III, 1112: "Tres rare. .
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Book number: 1259
USD 225.00 [Appr.: EURO 201.25 | £UK 177 | JP¥ 25042]
Keywords: Cuckoldry Jest-Book* Folklore Faceti* Bill Harvard Bill Spain William Harvard William Spain España

 
A.-MAYER, ELISABETH (PREFACE BY PHILÉAS LEBESGUE)
Vers Les Mystérieuses Hébrides
Paris, Les Editions la Bourdonnais, 1937. A FINE SIGNED LARGE-PAPER COPY of the first and only edition of this first-hand account of a voyage to the South Pacific, including the New Hebrides (now Vanuatu), Fiji, Tonga, and numerous other places. 115 pp plus folding map. ONE OF 100 NUMBERED LARGE-PAPER COPIES PRINTED ON FINE LAFUMA WOVE PAPER, SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR IN PURPLE INK. 8vo. Original wraps. ENTIRELY UNCUT AND UNOPENED. A bit of very light foxing, else FINE AND BRIGHT.
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Book number: 38435
USD 225.00 [Appr.: EURO 201.25 | £UK 177 | JP¥ 25042]
Catalogue: French Books
Keywords: Voyage Voyages Travel Travels South Pacific Vanuatu Fiji Tonga

 
ABD AL-MAJID IBN ABDUN (ABU MOHAMMED ABD AL-MAJID IBN ABDUN AL-YABURI) (MARINUS HOOGVLIET, EDITOR)
Prolegomena Ad Editionem Celebratissimi Ibn Abduni Poematis in Luctuosum Aphtasidarum Interitum. Specimen E Litteris Orientalibus. Diversorum Scriptorum Locos de Regia Aphtasidarum Familia Et de Ibn-Abduno Poeta.
Lugduni Batavorum (Leiden, Leyden), S. & J. Luchtmans, 1839. FIRST AND ONLY EDITION of an early monograph on the life and work of Ibn Abdun (c. 1050-1135), a Muslim poet from Al-Andalus. Many works published here in Arabic, with Latin translation. Beautifully printed in Roman and Arabic types on extremely fine Dutch laid paper, with large margins. 8, 164 pp. 4to. Original wraps. Wraps lightly worn, internally FINE AND BRIGHT AND ENTIRELY UNCUT. Pristine. .
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Book number: 38511
USD 125.00 [Appr.: EURO 111.75 | £UK 98.5 | JP¥ 13912]
Keywords: Arabic Hispani-Arabic Islam Islamic Medieval

 
ADAM, PAUL
L'Enfant D'Austerlitz
Paris, Paul Ollendorf / Société d'Editions Littéraires et Artistiques, 1902. FIRST EDITION of this well-known novel. 8, 537 pp. Edition limited to 500 numbered copies with AN ORIGINAL MANUSCRIPT LEAF bound in before the half-title. This particular leaf is fascinating: half of it appears in the published edition (the last few lines of p. 53 and the first half of p. 54) and the other half features a long paragraph crossed out by the author and never published: it is entirely legible. 8vo. Beautifully bound in three-quarters morocco and marbled boards. Original wraps and backstrip preserved. Textblock slightly toned, but paper still supple. Manuscript leaf fine and bright. Almost perfect condition. .
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Book number: 38298
USD 150.00 [Appr.: EURO 134.25 | £UK 118 | JP¥ 16694]
Catalogue: Literature

 
ADAM LE BOSSU (ERNEST LANGLOIS, EDITOR)
Le Jeu de Robin Et Marion
Paris: Fontemoing, 1896. An attractive edition of this medieval French lyric drama. Several pages of musical notation at end. One of 500 numbered copies. Engravd bookplate of George L. Lincoln. 8vo, Three quarters morocco over marbled boards. Very light shelfwear to binding, spine a little darkened. Internally fine. An attractive book. .
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Book number: 1374
USD 35.00 [Appr.: EURO 31.5 | £UK 27.75 | JP¥ 3895]
Catalogue: Medieval
Keywords: Medieval French Literature

 
ADAMS, H.M.
Catalogue of Books Printed on the Continent of Europe, 1501-1600, in Cambridge Libraries
Cambridge: University Press, 1967 (reprint). Two volumes, complete. One of the most complete bibliographies of 16th-century imprints: about 45,000 items. Precise collations. Fully indexed. 4to. Publisher's cloth. FINE AND BRIGHT. .
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Book number: 2929
USD 295.00 [Appr.: EURO 263.75 | £UK 232.25 | JP¥ 32832]
Catalogue: Bibliography
Keywords: Sixteenth Century Printing Bibliography

 
ADAMS, CLINTON (FRITZ SCHOLDER)
Fritz Scholder Lithographs
Boston: New York Graphic Society, 1975. The catalogue raisonne of this American Indian artist's prints. Over 100 items described and reproduced as full-page plates, some in color. Large 4to, publisher's cloth. Fine in a good+ dj with light wear to extremities and a small piece missing in the front. .
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Book number: 464
USD 45.00 [Appr.: EURO 40.25 | £UK 35.5 | JP¥ 5008]
Catalogue: Art Reference
Keywords: Catalogue Raisonne Fritz Scholder

 
ADAMS, RAMELLE
Strawberry Point
Lunenburg, Vermont: The Stinehour Press, 1984. One of 250 copies printed on fine laid paper. 4to, original wraps. Fine. .
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Book number: 923
USD 30.00 [Appr.: EURO 27 | £UK 23.75 | JP¥ 3339]
Catalogue: Miscellaneous

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