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ADDINGTON, HENRY,
Some Account of the Abbey Church
0. 1860. of St. Peter and St. Paul at Dorchester Oxfordshire. Re-Issue. with Additional Notes, and a short Account of the Restoration of the North Aisle by the Rev. W.C.Macfarlane .. Oxford and London, Parker, 1860; xvi, 176, 4 pp. with frontispiece and numerous wood-engraved plates and illiustrations; publisher's red cloth, spine lettered in gilt, boards ruled in blind, t.e.g.; moderately worn, short splits in front hinge, inner hinges split.
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Book number: IS00421
GBP 65.00 [Appr.: EURO 73.75 US$ 86.11 | JP¥ 9677]
Catalogue: Architecture
Keywords: Ianweb Oxfordshire Topography Ecclesiastical History Local History Dorchester on Thame Medieval Architectural History Architecture Illustrated Books Wood-Engraving

 
ANON.
Mitteilungen Der Zurischen Gesellshaft
0. 1842. fur vaterlandische Altertumer VI.: Die Stiftung des Klosters Kappel und das Geschlecht der Freiherren von Eschenbach. [Zurich,] gedruckt bei J.J.Ulrich, 1842; 4to; 8pp. with engraved plate, and large folding coloured lithograph; publisher's printed wrappers, printed within a decorative border; scattered light foxing and slight water-stain to lower margin of text and of the plain plate. A monograph on the 12th Century Cistercian monastery at Kappel, but primarily on its contemporary and later connections with the von Eschenbachs and the vicissitudes of that family, including under the names of Schnabelburg or Schwarzenberg. The uncoloured plate is a copper-engraved view of the church by Hegi, The folding lithograph, finely coloured by hand, illustrates the first page of this monograph, according to which the early medieval church was originally famous for its over 60 stained or painted glass windows, though only six survived to the time of this publication. The plate shows all nine panels of a single window, at its centre the Crucifixion.
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Book number: IS002335
GBP 40.00 [Appr.: EURO 45.5 US$ 52.99 | JP¥ 5955]
Catalogue: Art
Keywords: Ianweb German Switzerland Swiss History Cistercians Eschenbach Family Stained Glass Medieval History Medieval Stained Glass Zuerich Zurich Rare Antiquarian Art History German History

 
THE OXFORD BESTIARIUM [BESTIARY ]
Oxford, Bodleian Library, Ms. Ashmole 1511, Southern England, 12th Century
. Published in 1982. Complete colour facsimile edition of the 244 pp. (105 + 17 fol.) and of the inner end pages in original size 280 x 180 mm. The all leather binding is a faithful replica of a Romanic binding, presently in the possession of Austrian National Library in Vienna. All folios are cut according to the original. + Commentary volume: Transcription and translation of the text into German by F. Unterkircher, Vienna, Limited edition. with fantastic animal pictures on rich gold leaf. Bestiaries, illustrated books of animals, whose moralistic contents relate to selected biblical texts, were highly popular in the late 12th century. ther Oxford manuscript probably ranks among the finest examples of its kind. The magnificent codex, richly embellished with gold leaf, not only exceeds itself with its marvellous luminous opaque colour painting and clear depiction of animals, plants and human beings, but also in its predilection for serene symmetry, refined ornament and frequent use of carefully executed diaper-patterned backgrounds. The pictures are irregularly dispersed throughout the text. According to our modern conception, the animals often depict a surreal view of nature: a crocodile with a serpent's head and bird's feet, a horned panther with rather arbitrary colouring are but a few examples of an astonishing iconography which, far from naturalistic sketches, was based on the free interpretation of literary models. The book contains an overwhelming wealth of animal depictions: for example: A magnificent many-finned whale catches fish, while misguided sailors, thinking it to be an island, try to land on its back. All in all 130 miniatures within only 105 pages illustrate several chapters on nature and the qualities of animals; birds, snakes, worms, fish, trees, flintstones, as well as the nature of mankind. Of special interest is the illustration of Genesis in the beginning of the book, which is set amongst exceptionally enlarged and boldly narrative painted scenes. Former owners a.o. : William Wright, vicar of High Wycombe; William Mann; Sir Peter Mancroft; John Tradescant; Elias Ashmole; Oxford University.
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GBP 595.00 [Appr.: EURO 673.75 US$ 788.2 | JP¥ 88582]
Catalogue: Medieval
Keywords: Codex Facsimile Medieval Oxford Ketterer

 
BOCCACCIO, (GIOVANNI DI).
Boccaccios Buch Von Den Fürnembsten Weibern Mit Den 78 Holzschnitten Der Ulmer Ausgabe Von 1473 Und Einem Nachwort Von Kurt Pfister.
. Potsdam, G. Kiepenheuer, 1924. sm-4to. [4] 285, [12]pp. With 78 handcoloured illustrations after woodcuts ( Das alte Bilderbuch, ed. by K. Pfister, the first volume in this series). Printed in the Gothic font designed/used by the printer Mandruck AG in Munich. The translation used is that of Heinrich Steinhöwels (1566) and it is combined with the illustrations of the Latin edition <> published in Ulm by J. Zainer, 1473, by an unknown master which are regarded as some of the most important series of illustrations of teh late medieval period. There are 104 chronologically arranged biographies of famous women. Starting with Eve the biographies cover women of antiquity and contemporaries of Boccaccio and ends with Queen Constance of Sicily. 350 copies were printed, this is number 79 of the 125 copies printed on Zanders handmade paper and bound in half vellum with coloured paper covered boards, 4 raised bands lined in gilt and the title BOCCACCIO in gilt on the spine. Text yellowed. Looseley inserted newspaper cuttings about the handover of the publisher Kiepeneuer's archive to the city of Leipzig and other notes on the Kiepenheuer family.
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Book number: F1119
GBP 115.00 [Appr.: EURO 130.25 US$ 152.34 | JP¥ 17121]
Keywords: Auctiongerman Bibliophile Weblists German Italian Literature Limited Illustrated

 
BOUWINGHAUSEN VON WALLMERODE,
Taschenbuch Auf Das Jahr 1800
. für Pferdeliebhaber, Reuter, Pferdezüchter, Pferdeärzte und Vorgesetzte grosser Marställe. Tübingen, Cotta, [1799]; c. 11 x 7.5 cm.; 80, [xvi],96pp.with frontispiece, 13 engraved plates, one double-page, and full-page silhouette portrait; original illustrated boards; boards a little used, rebacked with pale-blue paper; early owner's name (Otto Feuerlein ?) at top of front free endpaper. A rare pocket almanac for people connected with or interested in horses. The frontispiece shows the "Herzogl. Wuertemb. Hauptgestütt, Marbach", the 12 copper-engraved plates show horses turned out for chivalric ceremonies and tournaments, the folding plate the funeral equipage for Duke Friedrich Eugen of Würtenberg, and the silhouette portrait "Müller, Oberreuter in Würzburg".
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Book number: IS002296
GBP 120.00 [Appr.: EURO 136 US$ 158.96 | JP¥ 17865]
Catalogue: Medieval
Keywords: Ianweb Hippology Horses German Almanachs Illustrated Books Horses Hippology Chivalry Tournaments Vetinary Medicine

 
VANDERZEE (GEORGE) SUB-COMMISSIONER. EDITOR.:
Nonarum Inquisitiones in Curia Scaccarii. Temp. Regis Edwardi Iii.
. London: Records Commission, 1807 folio. Half calf leather binding with marbled paper coverd boards and endpapers. Edges of covers sl chipped, corners worn. Spine with gilt titling and 5 raised bands. Otherwise sound and firm, text clean London. Printed by Command of His Majesty King George 111 in pursuance of an address of the House of Commons of Great Britain. 1807. Folio (42 x 26 cms). Prelims. 2 blanks, title-page, on reverse of title page is printed: this book is perpetually preserved in and for the use of the Ecclesiastical court of London. 7 pages of address, 1 page of Counties, 6 pages of Nomi'a venditor including a facsimile followed by 485 pages. Printed by Eyre and Strahan, printers to the King. Initial 12 pages foxed and some light creases to last few pp. a solid copy. ? Transcriptions from the Nonae rolls , a valuation for taxation, covering much of 27 English counties : Bedfordshire, Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, Cornwall, Dorset, Essex, Glocestershire, Hampshire, Herefordshire, Hertfordshire, Huntingdonshire, Kent, Lancashire, Lincolnshire, Middlesex, Northamptonshire, Nottinghamshire, Oxfordshire, Rutland, Shropshire, Staffordshire, Suffolk, Sussex, Wiltshire, Warwickshire, Worcestershire, and Yorkshire. OCLC: 1356476 Text in Latin. Inquisition of all parishioners in order to assess grants due to the king of every ninth lamb, ninth fleece, and ninth sheaf to finance Edward's wars. Cheshire was not covered, but Warrington and Prescot parishes are listed in Lancashire [ ST].
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Book number: F1247
GBP 85.00 [Appr.: EURO 96.25 US$ 112.6 | JP¥ 12655]
Catalogue: Medieval
Keywords: Medieval War

 
ESTOW C
Pedro the Cruel of Castille 1350 - 1369
. ( The Medieval Mediterranean, 6 ) 1995, xxxvii,288pp, Hardback, mint condition in shrink wraps. This work deals with the reign of Pedro I of Castile (1350-1369), known as ?The Cruel,? one of the most notorious and misunderstood figures in the annals of peninsular history. This is the first book on the subject that analyzes Pedro's rule in light of social, political, diplomatic, and economic conditions in mid-14th century Castile. Using extant primary documentation from archival sources and the most recent findings of scholars from various fields, the book explores in detail the historical basis for Pedro's reputation and the extent to which this reputation unfairly rests on the testimony of Pero López de Ayala, the reign's principal chronicler. The book provides fresh insights into various aspects of Pedro's career, such as his political aims, relations with religious minorities, and fiscal policies. (ISBN: 9789004100947) .
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Book number: F3077
GBP 75.00 [Appr.: EURO 85 US$ 99.35 | JP¥ 11166]
Catalogue: Medieval
Keywords: Weblists2 Middle Ages Mittelalter Moyen Age Middeleeuwen Medieval Mediaeval Spain, Castille 9789004100947

 
FALLERSLEBEN, HOFFMANN VON,
Geschichte Des Deutschen Kirchenliedes Bis Auf Luthers Zeit
. nebst einem Anhange In Dulci Iubilo, nun Singet und seid Froh: Ein Beitrag zur Geschichte der deutschen Poesie. Dritte Ausgabe.Two volumes bound in one, In Dulci Iubilo containing "einer musikbeilage von Ludwig Erk"). Carl Rümpler (verlag), Hannover, 1861; xii + 540pp ("Geschichte..") & 128pp ("In Dulci.."); binder's cloth, gilt-titled; small splits in spine ends, corners bumped & v.sl.worn, waterstain to a few corners, a few spots on occas. leaves, otherwise sound. ASK FOR POSTAL QUOTE [ST].
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Book number: F1406
GBP 24.50 [Appr.: EURO 27.75 US$ 32.46 | JP¥ 3647]
Keywords: Theology Medieval Literature Mittelalter Church History Hymns German Deutsche Poetry Music Chorals

 
FOUQUET, JEAN,
Das Stundenbuch Des Etienne Chevalier. Musee Conde, Chantilly
. Vorwort von Charles Sterling. Einleitung und Bildlegenden von Claude Schaefer. Uebertragen aus dem Amerikanischen von Dr. Irmgard Hutter. Muenchen, Wien, zuerich, Edition Praeger, 1971, With 47 tipped-in illustrations in full colour and gold with full explanations (in German) on the opposite pages [6] pp. 7-26 preface by Sterling, introduction by Fouquet. Fine red cloth hardback in very good cloth covered slipcase with one of the miniatures pasted to recess on front board.
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Book number: WO077-E
GBP 12.50 [Appr.: EURO 14.25 US$ 16.56 | JP¥ 1861]
Catalogue: Medieval
Keywords: Medieval Facsimile

 
GOECKE, THEODOR ET AL.,
Die Kunstdenkmaler Von Stadt Und Dom Brandenburg.
0. 1912. Mit 2 Karten, 84 Tafeln, 314 Abbildungen im Text [Die Kunstdenkmaler der Provinz Brandenburg Band II, Teil 3]. Berlin, 1912; cxviii, 388pp. with 2 coloured folding maps [one in pocket at the end, plates and plans, some in colour, some folding, and illustrations in the text; publisher's cloth in imitation of half mock-vellum, top edges red; spine a little used, very occasional foxing, rear board sometime slighty affected by damp, folding map at the end a little split along one fold.
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Book number: IS00537
GBP 60.00 [Appr.: EURO 68 US$ 79.48 | JP¥ 8933]
Catalogue: Medieval
Keywords: Ianweb Ian German History German Topography Art History Travel Medieval Renaissance Architecture

 
GOLIKOV, I.I (ILLUSTRATOR)
Slovo O Polku Igoreve (the Tale of Igor's Campaign)
. Slovo o pl'ku Igoreve, Igora syna Svat'slavlavnuka Ol’gova / drevnerusskij tekst, podgotovlennyj k pechati V. Rzgoj i S. Shambinago, pisannyj i illustrirovannyj palekhskim masterom Ivanom Golikovym ; [khudozhestvennaa? redaktsia? M. P. Sokol’nikova]. [The Tale of Igor's Campaign and Palekh miniature ] Edition de Luxe of the medieval epic of the Kievan Rus' - The Tale of Igor's Campaign . about h 43.2 cm x w 29.8 cm x d 2.0 cm. Moscow, Academia, 1934. 49 [3] pp. Chromolithographed title page. Elephant Folio sized hardback. In near fine condition. Complete with the brown wrapper and original slip case Title and text in Church Slavonic. Beautiful edition of this anonymous epic poem originally written in the Old East Slavic language. With 10 mounted colour plates by the Master of Palekh, Ivan Golikov, ornamental borders, tissue guards. Original cloth overlaid with Palekh style illustration. Illustrated title page and endpapers. 49 pages, pictorial boards, brown cloth spine and edges, untrimmed. Decorative head-, tailpieces and initials. Ribbon page marker. The notes promise a second volume containing Modern Russian parallel text translations in prose and verse, but this was never published. A well-known work of the Soviet lacquer painter, stage designer and illustrator Ivan I. Golikov (1886-1937). Issued in a limited edition de luxe of 3300 copies. Not many copies survived WW II. (see: Vollmer II, 269), edited by V. Oschigoi and S. Schamvinag, published by A.N. Tikhinov and M.P. Sokolnikov. The poem has 218 verses and was discovered in 1795 and published for the first time in 1800. Palekh miniatures are a Russian folk handicraft of miniature painting, which are done with tempera paints on varnished articles made of papier-mâché and are named by the Russian town Palekh. Very rare in this fine condition, even the brown wrapper is present.
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Book number: F3052
GBP 850.00 [Appr.: EURO 962.5 US$ 1125.99 | JP¥ 126545]
Catalogue: Slavonic
Keywords: Russian Slavonic Medieval Palekh Illustrated

 
GRIMM, WILHELM (ED.),
Wernher Vom Niederrein.
. Goettingen, Dieterichsche Buchhandlung, 1839; viii, 90pp.; early 20th. C. vellum-backed bds; text water-stained, light foxing. First edition, edited from the ms. then in the Royal Library of Hanover, Hannover. [ from the library of Richard Walzer ] 5 middle High poems entitled: Veronica, Vespasianus, Von der Girheide, Christliche Lere, Di vier shiven. [ Dr - 2 ].
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Book number: 004306
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Keywords: Weblists2 Wim Meeuws Medieval Sch1 German Literature Rare Antiquarian Grimm

 
MAGRATH, J.R.
Liber Obituarius Aulae Reginae in Oxonia [Or] the Obituary Book of Queen's College, Oxford. An Ancient Sarum Kalender with the Obits of the Founders and Benefactors of the College.
. Edited with introduction, notes, and appendixes by John Richard Magrath, D.D. Provost. Oxford, 1910; folio (14 x 9 in); xxxvi, 153pp (two edges uncut); main text cheifly in decorative coloured lettering; bound in publ. card covers (dust-marked); spine ends deeply chipped, small tears in edges of wrappers, bookplate of Cuthbert Rudyard Halsall on fr. paste-down endpaper, interior in very good condition. Rare. [ QUEEN'S COLLEGE ] [ sp outsize].
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Book number: 030828
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Catalogue: Medieval
Keywords: Loft All Oxford Colleges Oxford University Medieval History Martyrology Manuscripts Holy Calenders

 
MATEJCEK, A. & J.PESINA,
Gotische Malerei in Boehmen 1350 - 1450
. Tafelmalerei 1350 - 1450. 1955; 4to; 104, [iv]pp. with 279 plates, many in colour; orig. cl. d.w.; spine faded at top & base, covers faded at edges & very sl. marked, a few tears in protected d.w. Fourth edition of this key survey. Much of the text printed double column.
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Book number: 009036
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Catalogue: Art
Keywords: Medieval Medieval-Lot

 
LA CURNE DE SAINTE-PALAYE
Memoires Sur L'ancienne Chevalerie
0. 1781. consideree comme un etablissement politique et militaire. Nouvelle edition, augmentee d'un volume. Three volumes, Paris, 1781; xii, 391, 320, xvi, 456pp.; cont. light green paper-covered boards, spines simply decorated with gilt rules and bay-leaves, gilt meander rule to boards, yellow silk markers; spines faded & rubbed at head and tail, with loss of green paper, extremities also rubbed, including corners (mostly just the tips), small typographical bookplates of Otto A. Hirth, very small 19th. C. oval lib. stamp at foot of title-pages. A key study of the subject which influenced generation upon generation of antiquaries, scholars, and poets, augmented in this edition, including a long essay (c.250pp.) "Memoires historiques sur la Chasse".Some passages in this particular set have been whitened with chalk, making them a little harder to read but not illegible; we could have had these chalk marks removed but, we surmise that they may have been made in preparing a new edition of the work, and did not wish to detract from its historical and bibliographical value. Rare.
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Book number: IS0113
GBP 65.00 [Appr.: EURO 73.75 US$ 86.11 | JP¥ 9677]
Keywords: Frenchall Ianweb Ian Rare Antiquarian French Medieval Hunting Chivalry

 
PFEIFFER, FRIEDRICH,
Das Ross Im Altdeutschen.
0. 1855. Breslau, 1855; [iv], 46, [i], pp.; buckram-backed boards; some foxing, mostly marginal. A rare philological pamphlet on the vocubulary associated with horses and their treatment in MIddle High German. From the Bibliotheca Lindesiana, with its armorial book-plate.
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Book number: IS00858
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Keywords: Ianweb Hippology Horses Philology Linguistics Antiquarian Rare Medieval German Middle High German

 
PFIZER, GUSTAV,
Der Nibelungen Noth
0. 1843. Illustrirt mit Holzschnitten nach Zeichnungen von Julius Schnorr von Carolsfeld und Eugen Neureuther. Die Bearbeitung des Textes von Dr. Gustav Pfizer. Stuttgart & Tuebingen, Cotta, 1843; "4to" [c. 29 x 21.5 cm].; [viii], 430, [ii] pp.; contemporary half finely-ribbed diamond-patterned cloth over plain boards; edges and extremities worn, with slight, inconspicuous loss on hinges,two or three small stains to front board, spotting to pp. [i] - [viii], and very occasional odd further spots (a few on top edge),, marginal embrowning to contents, with a slight indentation in extreme edge of top margins of ca. 40 pp.some pages unopened. First edition of one of the major works of German Romantic book illustration, the text printed throughout within a scrolled rule border, with decorative initials, marginal illustrations, and ornaments incorporated in the text as well as half-page and full-page illustrations. Schnorr took over six of his own designs for his Nibelungen frescoes in the new Muenchener Residenz for this work (hence the printed dedication to King Ludwig of Bavaria) and added new designs and decorations: all are strongly in the tradition established by Peter von Cornelius in a series of etchings published in 1817. This work is widely celebrated, and features in major exhibitions on German illustration of the period, including "Die Kunst der Illustration", Wolfenbuettel, 1986-7, No. 24 (p.59 of the catalogue). (If you are interested in ordering this book, please contact us as its size exceeds our normal costs of consignment.).
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Book number: IS00730
GBP 85.00 [Appr.: EURO 96.25 US$ 112.6 | JP¥ 12655]
Catalogue: Art
Keywords: Ianweb Ian German Literature Medieval German Romanticism Romantic Wagner Art Illustrated Neureuther Schnorr Von Carolsfeld Antiquarian Rare

 
PSALTER
Kievskaya Psaltyr'. 2 Volumes.
. Vol. 1: G. Vzdornov, Issledovanie Kievskoi psaltiri. Vol. 2. Kievskaya psaltyr' 1397 goda iz Gosudarstvennoi Publichnoi biblioteki imeni M.E. Saltykova-Shchedrina v Leningrade "Iskusstvo", Moskva, 1978; 171, 229, 4pp. with many plates, bound with d/w, folio, very good edition, splendid work Accompanied by The Kiev Psalter of 1397: an analysis. by Nadezhda Toranova. MKA Erin-Lee McGuire. which also includes some coloured illustrations from the facsimile edition. 16 A-4 pages, loose, printed single-sided.[DL1 /5 ].
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Book number: 016496
GBP 95.00 [Appr.: EURO 107.75 US$ 125.85 | JP¥ 14143]
Catalogue: Slavic
Keywords: Theology Slavonic-Lot Wim Meeuws Rusrare Slavonic Russian Medieval Russian Bibliography Manuscripts Gospels Psalters Ukraine Kiev

 
SCHLEGEL, FRIEDICH,
Sammtliche Werke.
0. 1846. Zweite Original-Ausgabe. 15 volumes bound in 7, Wien, 1846; with frontispiece portrait; contemporary half cloth over marbled boards, mottled edges; traces of round paper labels at base of spines, foxing, varying from very light to moderate. The second collected edition, with additional material - but with the first two volumes being an 1847 reprinting or reissue of the "Geschichte der alten und neuen Literatur", with that as title to each, instead of "Saemmtliche Werke". Formerly in the possession of Professor E.L.Stahl of the University of Oxford, with his pencil annotations and underlining to the fifth volume, "Kritik und Theorie der alten und neuen Poesie".
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Book number: IS00725
GBP 150.00 [Appr.: EURO 170 US$ 198.7 | JP¥ 22331]
Keywords: Ianweb Ian Romanticism Linguistics German Romantic Literature Literary Theory Literary Criticism Medieval Classical Antiquity Classics Philosophy German Literature French Literature Antiquarian Rare Collected Editions

 
ST. AMAND, GEORGE,
An Historical Essay
0. 1725. on the Legislative Power of England. Wherein the Origin of Both Houses of Parliament , their Ancient Constitution, and the Changes that have happened in the persons that compos'd them .. are related in a chronological order .. London, for Tho. Woodward, 1725; [viii], 198, [xviii], [iv] pp.; contemporary panelled calf, professionally rebacked with bands and simple blind ornament, maroon lettering-piece, antique-style endpapers; corners of boards split and rubbed, with slight loss, first gathering a little loose. A good copy of the first edition.
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Book number: IS002145
GBP 135.00 [Appr.: EURO 153 US$ 178.83 | JP¥ 20098]
Catalogue: Ian
Keywords: Ianweb English History Constitutional History Political History Eighteenth Century Medieval Antiquarian Rare Bindings Legal History Law

 
THOMSEN, VILHELM,
The Relations between Ancient Russia
0. 1877. and Scandinavia, and the Origin of the Russian State. Three Lectures delivered at the Taylor Institution, Oxford, in May, 1876 .. Oxford and London, 1877; viii, 150, [ii blank], 16pp. publisher's list; publisher's cloth boards, dec. in black; lacking spine, cont. ownership entry "W.R Morfill" [?] and "to F.A. Dale" on half-title. Rare.
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Book number: IS00474
GBP 20.00 [Appr.: EURO 22.75 US$ 26.49 | JP¥ 2978]
Keywords: Ianweb Ian Russian History Russia Medieval Ancient History Rare Antiquarian Oxford Scandinavia Vikings European History

 
BROOKE ROSALIND B.EDITOR AND TRANSLATOR
Scripta Leonis Rufini Et Angeli Sociorum S. Francisci. The Writings of Leo Rufino and Angelo Companions of St. Francis
. ( Oxford medieval texts ) From page 86 the Latin text on the left faces the English translation on the right hand pages. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1970, XVIII,358pp. very good hardback in worn d/j name in ink on f.e.p. Signed "Rosalind Brooke" on the title page.
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Book number: F2386
GBP 35.00 [Appr.: EURO 39.75 US$ 46.36 | JP¥ 5211]
Catalogue: Medieval
Keywords: Bibliophile Medieval Signed

 
UNTERKIRCHER, FRANZ,
Reiner Musterbuch: Faksimile Ausgabe Im Originalformat Des Musterbuches Aus Codex Vindobonensis 507 Der Osterreichischen Nationalbibliothek
. Graz: Akadem Druck- u. Verlagsanstalt, 1979. 2 volumes in slip case. Graz 1979. Complete colour facsimile edition of the 26 pages (13 fol.) of the Musterbuch in original size (241 x 158 mm). All pages with Romanesque pendrawings. Binding: full leather for the facsimile volume (with a faint small spot in lower part of front panel ), cloth for the commentary volume. All folios are cut according to the original.The facsimile volume in the same format as the original. the commentary volume 54 text pages (in German) and 8 plates in colour and b/w, A fine set . The Musterbuch dates from the 1st half of the 13th century,
¶ Generations of medieval artists patterned their great works on cartoons and sketches compiled in so-called Model Books. The Model Book of Rein, named after the Cistercian abbey at Rein near Graz in Styria where it was made, is probably the finest of all. The first medieval Model Book this is the work of an anonymous artist who, on 13 pages, carefully illustrated scenes of everyday life, created animal depictions, a series of initial alphabets, as well as patterns for floor tiles and glass windows. The codex was produced in the 13th century and the copy in Rein thus constitutes the oldest surviving Model Book of this size in medieval art. The Model Book commences with 12 scenes taken from medieval daily life. The precisely executed genre pictures represent typical farm duties, different arts and crafts, as well as hunting and fishing scenes and activities of monastic life.These pictures are followed by three different alphabets, ranging from a simple majuscule alphabet to a lavishly illustrated initial alphabet including animals skilfully hidden in the expressive interlace. The books continues with 48 real and fabulous creatures, plants, and stones. Especially the birds deserve particular mention due to their complicated posture and movements and it is assumed that they could have been destined for use in initials. The same applies to the sketches showing multi-lobed, scroll-like leaves enclosing ensembles of flowers and fruit. The Model Book ends with sumptuous ornaments designed for use in floor tiles and glass windows with interlace modelled in the style of Greek mosaics. ( CODICES SELECTI, Vol. LXIV). (ISBN: 320101088X) .
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Book number: F2532KET
GBP 75.00 [Appr.: EURO 85 US$ 99.35 | JP¥ 11166]
Catalogue: Medieval
Keywords: Medieval Illustrated Ketterer 320101088x

 
VAKARELIYSKA C. (ED)
The Curzon Gospel (2 Vols)
. 2008, 1344 pp. fine immaculate hardback set . The first full publication of Curzon Gospel, transliterated and annotated. Introduction and commentary accessibly presented for historians and theologians Contains a complete index verborum of all orthographic and morphological forms. An essential tool for the study of medieval Slavic. Offers unique insights into the history of the Eastern Orthodox Church. This pioneering work introduces and presents the first full publication of the text of an unusual fourteenth-century Bulgarian gospel manuscript known as the Curzon Gospel. Volume I is an annotated transcription edition of the manuscript. Volume II is a comprehensive introduction and commentary volume analyzing its linguistic, orthographic, and textual features. The Curzon Gospel c. 1354, is important both for the study of the development of the Bulgarian language and for understanding the medieval Slavic tradition of Gospel transmission. Unlike most medieval Slavic manuscripts, it is reliably datable and serves as a chronological reference point for other gospel manuscripts. Professor Vakareliyska's annotated transcription edition includes modern chapter and verse numeration and a line-by-line comparison of the text with a corpus of twelve other Church Slavonic manuscripts. It has an index verborum of all orthographic and morphological forms in the text and their locations. Professor Vakareliyska has written and designed her commentary volume for a general audience of linguists, medievalists, Byzantinists, and Church historians. She examines the Curzon Gospel's close relationship to the thirteenth and fourteenth-century Dobreisho and Banitsa gospels and, by comparing the three manuscripts, offers a broad reconstruction of their common ancestor. She includes a detailed discussion of the Curzon Gospel's calendar of saints, discussing its relation to the tenth-century Constantinople Typikon and Latin martyrologies, and its implications for the understanding of the medieval Slavic calendar tradition. The book is fully indexed. These volumes offer a unique resource for the study of the medieval Church Slavonic language and Gospel tradition, and the veneration of saints in the Slavic Eastern Orthodox tradition. Cynthia Vakareliyska's work will be treasured by generations of scholars . Winner of the Early Slavic Studies Association 2010 Distinguished Scholarship Award Winner of the 2009 American Association of Teachers of Slavic and East European Languages Best Contribution to Slavic Linguistics prize. Winner of the 2009 Bulgarian Studies Association John D. Bell Memorial Book Prize .(weight 3 KG) OUP's price October 2016 is GBP 310.00 [DL].
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WRIGHT, THOMAS, ED. AND TRANS. (REVISED BY EDMUND GOLDSMID)
The Political Songs of England from the Reign of John to That of Edward Ii . 4 Volumes.
. (Bibliotheca Curiosa) Privately Printed, Edinburgh, 1884. 82, 83, 79 and 66 pages. Paper covers with parchment wraps. All copies Fine with discoloured spines. limited edition of 75 LP copies.
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