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VAN DER POST, LAURENS
The Heart of the Hunter
. Hogarth Press, 2nd impression 1961. Page edges dusty/sl. marked, red cloth binding with bumped corners and top/bottom spine the latter also sl. sunned, soiled unclipped dustwrapper frayed and worn at edges and corners, small tears at bottom and top of d/j. With a long handwriiten dedicationto a Margaret Donington Powell in ink by her loving and ever grateful Oswald followed by good wishes from the author, dated May 6, 1962, in a sl. different colour of ink. signed in full Laurens van der Post. [DR-M].
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POTTER, BEATRIX -
Changing Pictures a Book of Transformation Pictures
. One of The Very Earliest Appearances of a Book Illustration by Beatrix Potter. With Six Chromolithographed Dissolving Transformation Pictures. First edition. Small quarto 240 x 190 mm.). [16] pp. With six full-page chromolithographed illustrations, each with the original paper tab to operate slats. Numerous black and white drawings in the text. Original glazed colour pictorial boards with red cloth backstrip. Hinges expertly repaired, endpapers and text slightly browned. Otherwise a fine copy. Children's poems by G.R. Glasgow and Clifton Bingham and dissolving transformation pictures which change when the tab is pulled. The poems include: Changing Pictures,Day Dreams,Tessa and Jacko,Kept In,and Night and Morning. One of the three cover illustrations is by Beatrix Potter. It depicts a rabbit opening the door on a snowy morning to see a gift basket full of carrots and turnips. In 1892 Beatrix Potter had sold a few of her drawings to a firm called Ernest Nister, a German firm of Fine Art Colour Printers with a a London office at 24, St. Bride Street, E.C. In July of that year, when staying at Heath Park, Birnam, near Dunkeld, she had referred to one of these drawings for Nister: I was busy in the morning finishing a drawing of a Jackdaw for Nister & Co. for which, by the way, they have not paid. The jackdaw in question was carrying a set of long-handled brushes and impersonating a sweep. She now [in 1894] wished to offer Nister something more ambitious, and wondered whether her story of Mr. Jeremy Fisher could be made into a booklet (Linder, p. 175). This is one of the very earliest appearances of a book illustration by Beatrix Potter, preceded only by A Happy Pair in 1890. [1893] first edition. Neat inscription in ink on f.ep. inner hinges carefully repaired. the moving illustrations are in very beautiful colours [DR - 3 ] photographs available.
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Book number: F0261
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POWERS, STEPHEN,
Tribes of California
0. 1877. [Department of the Interior. U.S.Geographical and Geological Survey of the Rocky Mountain Region. J.W.Powell in charge. Contributions to North American Ethnology. Volume III]. Washington, 1877; 4to; [iv], 3, [i], 635 pp. with frontispiece, plates, and folding, colour-printed map in pocket inside rear board, boards dull and a little scratched, edges and extremities rubbed and worn, very short split in cloth of rear joint, base of spine and corners frayed, inner hinge split but firm. The scarce original edition. Most of the deficiences described in its outward condition arise from the book's size and weight. With a contemporary entry on the front blank from an Albert Seissel to Professor C.Schoenborn, dated New York, Oct. 10 [18]81. PLEASE NOTE BOOK IS RATHER HEAVY, The book weighs 3.5 KG when wrapped.
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ELZEVIER PRESS
Respublica Et Status Imperii
. Romano-Germanici. 2 volumes, Lugduni Batav. ex Officina Elzeviriana, 1634; 10.6 x 5.4 cm.; viii, 408, 382, [i]pp. with engraved title-page incorporating imperial double-headed eagle, crown, and imperial paraphernalia;; Contemporary callf, spines gilt in compartments with raised bands and double lettering pieces in green and red, gilt rule bordes to boards; edges sprinled with red; minimal wear to extremitiesshort crack to front hinge of Volume I. A handsomely bound and unusually well-preserved set of this pocket-size political and topographical handbook, with good margins.
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Book number: IS002355
GBP 210.00 [Appr.: EURO 238.25 US$ 293.9 | JP¥ 31644]
Catalogue: German History
Keywords: Ianweb Germany Austria Antiquarian Rare Elzevier Press Elzevir Press 17th Century Bindings German History Austrian History Printing Typography

 
FRIEDENAUER PRESSE
The First 36 Titles in the Series
. Friedenauer Presse - Andreas Wolff : eine Sammlung, bestehend aus 2 Kassetten mit den ersten 36 Drucken der Presse ( 1963 ? 1971 ) und Korrespondenz mit dem Verleger Andreas Wolff, dem Künstler Hanns H. Heidenheim u.a. Einzelheiten auf unserer www.
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Book number: F3205
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L'ABBE PRÉVOST
Histoire de Manon Lescaut Et Du Chevalier Des Grieux, Préface Par Guy de Maupassant.
. 225 illustrations by Maurice Leloir of which the 12 water colours were engraved by Louis Ruet and he 212 text illustrations engraved by Jules Huyot. Typographic design by Victor Darantiere. The printing of the 12 water colours by Malherbe et Cie. 2 etchings printed by Charles Wittmann. Paris Charles Tallandier, 1898, XXII, [1] 207pp. black and white frontispiece, Every page has a small engraved illustration at the top and a red border around the text. The 2 etchings are foxed at the top and on reverse, text v. sl. yellowed esp. at the edges. Half vellum binding with gilt titling on the spine, also vellum corners [ RL IV-3 ].
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PULLMAN, PHILIP,
The Ruby in the Smoke.
0. 1985. Oxford, New York, Toronto, Melbourne, Oxford University Press, 1985; [vi], 200 pp.; publisher's boards, slight creases to d.w.; some embrowning, otherwise a very good copy of the First Edition.
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Book number: IS002150
GBP 125.00 [Appr.: EURO 142 US$ 174.94 | JP¥ 18836]
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AL-QAMUS
Arabic-Arabic Dictionary, By Al-Firuzabadi
. no date, (16th - 17th century) Philological dictionary in manuscript, in which the author lists a comparatively small number of root words, then proceeds their pronunciation and the meanings and Qur'anic references associated with them. This is the work of a scholar for scholars, and was not intended for general reference use. At least three different people have had a hand in inscribing the work, on various qualities of paper. The first fifty pages are of the best quality, displaying the finest calligraphy in the manuscript. The manuscript was possibly made in Egypt, and is almost certainly a copy of an earlier manuscript. The scribe's identity is unknown. Usually one can find the scribe's name on the verso of the title page, or at the end of the manuscript, whereas here the title page is mounted, which possibly conceals the name. The manuscript also finishes with a prayer for the scribe, the owner, and anyone who reads the book - not with the scribe's name. Small folio, full red embossed calf in frayed leather slip-case.
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QUARLES, FRANCIS.
Enchiridion: Containing Institutions Divine, Contemplative. Practical. Moral Ethical. Oeconomical. Political.
. facsimile of the 1658 edition published by Humphrey Mosley. Charles Baldwin 1822, 16mo, 275, [1]pp. engraved portrait frontispiece = tipped in portrait. BOUND TOGETHER WITH Arthur Warwick: Uniform with the Enchiridion. Spare Minutes; or, Resolved meditations and premeditated resolutions. A new edition (being the tenth) Beautifully printed in royal16mo. with facsimiles of the curious emblematical frontispieces, and the explanatory verses of Francis Quarles & George Withers. Reprint of the 6th edition of 1637 by Charles and Henry Baldwyn, 1821, [16] 120pp. the 2 frontispieces are foxed, 5 cm tear in half title, occas. spotting, new cloth with gilt title on title label. ? Quarles (1593-1644) was chronologer to the City of London and secretary to Archbishop Usher in Ireland. He is best remembered for his poetry, characterized by original imagery, striking sentiment, fertility of expression, and a compression of style. Upon the outbreak of the 1644 rebellion in Ireland, he fled to England and was associated with Charles I, and as a consequence, his books and some manuscripts prepared for the press were plundered.
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Book number: F0657
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RACINE, J.,
Esther, Tragedie En Cinq Actes,
. Tiree de l'Ecriture Sainte. Par Monsieur Racine. "Nouvelle edition". Paris, 1724; 40pp; red-edged with matching untitled wrappers; trace of foxing, tear in second leaf, corner of fourteenth leaf chipped, otherwise good. Well-preserved for its age [ST] F47-B.
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Book number: 016717
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RACINE, J.,
Iphrigenie En Aulide,
0. tragedie en cinq actes, et en vers, par Monsieur Racine. "Nouvelle edition". Paris, 1884; 48pp; woodcut t.p. emblem and head-piece; red-edged with matching untitled paper wrappers; sl foxed, otherwise good. Well-preserved for its age.
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Book number: 016718
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RAWSTORNE, LAWRENCE,
Gamonia
0. 1905. or, the Art of Preserving Game; and an improved method of making plantations and covers, explained and illustrated. With fifteen coloured drawings by J.T.Rawlins taken on the spot. A New Edition [The Illustrated Pocket Library of Plain and Coloured books]. London, Methuen, 1905; c. 11 x 16.5 cm.; xiv, 136, [iv]pp. with 15 plates in colour; publisher's red cloth, printed label; head of spine slightly worn and chipped, covers dull and slightly marked, label darkened and slightly rubbed, a few scattered spots; a bright spare label for the spine, as issued by the publisher, is loosely inserted in prelims. The original edition (in larger format) was published by Ackermann in 1837.
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REINICK, R.,
Abc-Buch
0. 1845. fuer kleine und grosze Kinder gezeichnet von Dresdener Kuenstlern. Mit Erzaehlungen und Liedern von R[obert] Reinick und Singweisen von Ferd. Hiller. Leipzig, Georg Wigand's Verlag, 1845; c. 15 x 22.2 cm.; 96pp. with wood-engraved frontipiece and 26 fine wood-engraved plates illustrating songs or stories each of which relates to a letter of the alphabet; contemporary English half morocco over marbled boards, spine gilt-ruled with raised bands, marbled edges; binding strong and firm, but worn at extremities and edges, with a minor chip at head of spine; very pale scattered marginal spots. Ownerhip entry on front blank - Helen Martineau, Park Nook, 1847. An unusually good and internally bright copy of a rare and sought-after group production by the late Romantic Dresden school of artists, including celebrated plates after Ludwig Richter - "ABC- Buch", "Bilderbude", & "Quacksalber" - , as well as very fine designs by Ernst Rietschel, A.Ehrhardt, Eduard Bendemann, Julius Huebner and others. First edition. Hobrecker 1765; Hoff-Budde 1151-1153; Ruemann, "Illustrierte Buecher", 1801 & 1876.
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Book number: IS00777
GBP 250.00 [Appr.: EURO 283.75 US$ 349.88 | JP¥ 37671]
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RELIGION -
Vermehrtes Luneburgisches Kirchen Gesang Buch, Nebst Einem Gebet Buche Auf Sr. Konigl. Grosz= Britannischen Majestaet Und Chur Furstl. Durchl. Zu Braunschweig- Lueneburg Etc. Allergnadigsten Befehl Herausgegeben
. Fuenfte Auflage [ 5th edn. ] Lueneburg, Stern, 1789, [16 unnumberd pp ] 1209pp with 1020 songs followed by 17pp. being the index; followed by Verzeichnis einiger Lieder zu den Sonn- und Festtags -Evangelien und Episteln, nach den Nummern der Lieder, 22 unnumbered pp. 3 unnumberd pp. containig Biblische Vorlesungen an den Sonntagen. Gebetbuch zur Kirchen- und Haus=Andacht, nebst den Kirchen=Kollected und Antiphonen. Lueneburg, Stern, 1789,296pp. Episteln und Evangelia auf alle Sonn = und Festtage, nebst den zeitlichen Vorlesungen. Mit beigefuegter Geschichte von dem Leiden und Tode Jesu Christi, wie auch der Beschreibung von der Zerstoerung der Stadt Jerusalem. Lueneburg, Stern, 1843, 216pp. full black calf leather binding. more recent f.e.p. no e.p at the end. 5 raised bands on the spine worn binding solid.text uniformly darkened, a.e.g.
¶ First published in 1767 later editions hardly changed till it was replaced by the Hannöversche Gesangbuch about 100 years later.[ WB 14 ].
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REMIZOV, A.
Zvenigorod Oklikannyj ; Nikoliny Pritchi
. Paris: Alalas, 1924. 158pp. FIRST EDITION, Front cover detached, printed in black, blue and red, lacks right top corner including a tiny fraction of the blue decorative border, tear in left top corner and some staining to left side of front cover, no spine, text sections practically loose, partly unopened. text uniformly darkened, first few pages with frayed edges. Held in a fine new folder to which a facsimile of the front cover has been pasted this again held in double slip case which has another facsimile of the front cover illustration recessed to the front. OCLC Number: 4226083. PICTURES AVAILABLE.
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Book number: F2545
GBP 175.00 [Appr.: EURO 198.75 US$ 244.91 | JP¥ 26370]
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RENNEVILLE,, MADAME DE,
Charles and Eugenia
0. 1826. from the French of Madame de Renneville by M.G. London, J.Souter, School Library, 1826; iv, 232 pp. with engraved frontispiece (showing two scenes from the story]. contemporary calf, modest gilt rule, lettering-piece missing; extremities rubbed, corners worn. First edition of this translation. Rare.
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Book number: IS002309
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RENNIE, DAVID FIELD,
Bhotan and the Story of the Dooar War.
0. 1866. Including Sketches of a Three Months' Residence in the Himalayas, and Narrative of a Visit to Bhotan in May 1865. London, John Murray, 1866; xxiv, [ii], 408pp. 32pp. advertisements (dated January 1866}, with frontispiece, title-vignette, 8 plates, and folding map; publisher's green cloth embossed in gilt and blind, red endpapers (by Edmonds and Remnant, with their ticket); a little loss of colour on the joints, with slight cracks at their extreme base, tiny discolored patch on edge of rear board, very short tear in lower margin of last page, the (not integral) advertisement leaf for Rennie's "The English Embassy in China" (tipped in at the front), torn at the margin with slight loss. An excellent copy of the scarce first edition.
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Book number: IS00429
GBP 650.00 [Appr.: EURO 737.5 US$ 909.68 | JP¥ 97945]
Keywords: Ianweb Bhotan Bhutan India Exploration Military History British Empire History of Medicine Rare Travel Ian

 
RESTIF DE LA BRETONNE,
L'andrographe,
0. 1782. ou Idees d'un Honnete-Homme sur un projet de Reglement .. La-Haie ..et se trouve a Paris.. 1782; 2 parts in one volume; 478 pp. [through an error by the printer in the pagination the page numbers 471/472 are used twice]; contemporary French calf, spine richly ornamentd in gilt, gilt lettering-piece, marbled paper paste-downs; old inconspicuous scuffing to boards, outer margins of title-page a little embrowned, bound without the half-title. A fine copy of the first edition. In a note at the end, the author stated that Notes B to H, which he had intended to include here in Part Two, would be printed in a different form in a projected work to be entitled "Le Hibou".
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Book number: IS002294
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Keywords: Frenchall Ianweb 18th Century French History Bindinhs Rare 18th Century French Literature Retif de la Bretonne Erotica Cultural History History of Manners Philosophy Women's Studies

 
RESTIF DE LA BRETONNE,
La Petite Laitière.
. Lithographies en couleurs par Lubin de Beauvais. Paris, 1911; 36pp. with frontisp. title-page port. vign. and 3 large col. vignettes [mounted on the pages]; orig. wrps; very sl. foxing, mostly towards the end, small marginal stain to four pages; one of an edition of 500 copies. this is number 172 of the 425 copies on fine Hollande à la forme paper. paper.
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Book number: 012525
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Keywords: Frenchall Loft All Weblists2 French Literature Rare Antiquarian Bibliophile Illustrated Limited

 
RINGELNATZ, JOACHIM, [HANS BÖTTIGER]
Kinder-Verwirr-Buch
0. 1931. mit vielen Bildern.Berlin, Rowohlt, 1931; c. 18.5 x 17 cm.; 66, [ii] pp. with numerous illustrations by the author; publisher's illustrated boards; about one-third of the front and the back board is a little darkened or embrowned, the front free endpaper has been excised, small, neat ownership entry on half-title, edges slightly rubbed here and there. A good, fresh copy of the First Edition.
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Book number: IS00582
GBP 65.00 [Appr.: EURO 73.75 US$ 90.97 | JP¥ 9794]
Keywords: Ianweb Ian Modern German Literature Satire Humour Rare

 
RINK, HENRY,
Danish Greenland.
0. 1877. Its People and its products. Edited by Dr.Robert Brown. With Illustrations by the Eskimo, and a Map. London, Henry S.King & Co. 1877; xvii, 468pp. with frontispiece, plates, & large folding map; contemporary magenta calf, spine gilt in compartments with raised bands, green morocco lettering piece, gilt arms on front board, marbled endpapers and edges, corners rubbed at tips, very slight wear to front hinge, map creased and a little torn, without loss. First edition in English, of which Rink himself writes in his preface: "My Danish Original in this its English dress has been so much altered that it must be considered a new book." The binding, by Bickers & Son, is a prize binding for the City of London Freemen's Orphan School. The presentation plate on the front paste-down has been removed, which has left the marbled endpaper there imperfect.
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Book number: IS00821
GBP 90.00 [Appr.: EURO 102.25 US$ 125.96 | JP¥ 13562]
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Keywords: Ianweb Ian Antiquarian Travel Rare Travel Greenland Polar Arctic Denmark Inuit Eskimos Prize Bindings Illustrated Ethnology

 
ROBERTS, DAVID
The Holy Land and Egypt and Nubia. 2 Volumes
. Edition of 1,000, hand-numbered on a special limitation page in both volumes. 2 magnificent volumes measuring 20" x 13 ¾" published by the Folio Society. Bound in full canvas cloth printed silkscreen in black and gold. Designs by Neil Gower derived from Roberts’s originals. Gilded top edges, ribbon marker. All 247 Lithographs In The First Ever Large-scale Reproduction. ‘One of the richest folios that ever left the East’ David Roberts was an artist with ambition. Born in relative poverty outside Edinburgh, he spent years developing his skills as an apprentice and a jobbing artisan, graduating to a career painting backdrops for the theatre, first in Edinburgh and then in London’s Covent Garden and Drury Lane. By 1837, he had achieved renown for his landscape paintings of the Rhine and Spain. Unlike most artists, who relied on sketches brought back by other travellers, Roberts had visited these countries himself. His adventurous approach and his technical brilliance would serve him well on the journey of a lifetime – an artistic pilgrimage to Egypt and the Holy Land, the first ever undertaken by a British artist. Roberts set off in August 1838, travelling from London to Marseilles and on to Alexandria. From there he began his journey up the Nile with a crew of six men. He was awestruck by the landscape - 'I cannot express my feelings on seeing these vast monuments' - and sketched the sights that caught his eye, whether a group of crocodiles or architectural wonders such as the Temples of Dendera and Karnak, and the pyramids of Gizeh, which reminded him of the 'instability of all human greatness'. In Cairo, he determined to record modern buildings as well as ancient, and made sketches of minarets, alleys and market places. His observations remain among the few records we have of the early 19th-century city. Thanks to the intervention of the Viceroy of Egypt, Muhammad Ali, Roberts became one of the first Westerners ever to set foot in a mosque and sketch the interior, making sure to discard his hog's-hair brushes before entering. Ultimately continuing as far south as Abu Simbel, Roberts produced over 100 sketches on his journey through Egypt: 'We shall see what impression they make in England.'Roberts next set his sights on Palestine. He travelled across the Sinai desert along the route thought to have been taken by the Israelites when they left Egypt for the Promised Land. He and his team rode camels, wore Turkish costume and carried pistols, rifles and sabres, as much as a disguise as for protection. They slept in tents under the stars and took shelter in the Monastery of St Catherine, where Roberts produced some of his most famous vistas of the Holy Land. Jerusalem was closed to visitors because of plague, but Roberts's luck held and he was able to enter during Holy Week, along with a throng of pilgrims from all over the world: Syrians, Armenians, Copts and Greek Orthodox, 'a vast congregation gathered by one powerful impulse to do homage to the most awe-filled place of recollection on the globe'. For Roberts, it was a memorable culmination to an extraordinary voyage. As well as having visited biblical sites from the Mount of Olives to Jericho, he had assembled, as he put it, 'one of the richest folios that ever left the East'. David Roberts was the first British painter to make an artistic expedition to Egypt and the Holy Land. The result of his travels was a picturesque vision of the Near East that has been hugely influential ever since. Nearly 200 years later, his work is held in institutions such as the Library of Congress in Washington and London's Victoria and Albert Museum. This new Folio Society limited edition reproduces all 247 of his lithographs for the first time on this scale. On his return to London, Roberts sought a publisher for his work, eventually signing a contract with Francis G. Moon for £3,000 - an enormous sum, the equivalent of over £200,000 today. Critics and the public lined up to praise Roberts's works when they were first exhibited. The press lauded the aesthetic quality of his art, its historical and topographical accuracy, and the grandeur of its subject matter. Publication of the first edition was a slow and enormously expensive process. It was printed in sections, each one containing six hand-coloured lithographs created from the original drawings. But Moon's investment paid off. There was no shortage of subscribers, with Queen Victoria (to whom the Holy Land series is dedicated) and Charles Dickens among those reserving a set. Roberts's pictures had caught the imagination of the British public and set a trend for Orientalism in art that would continue to shape the way in which the West perceived the East. Because of its scale, and the scarcity of complete first editions, Roberts's work has rarely been reproduced in its entirety and never before on this scale. In this Folio Society limited edition, all 247 lithographs have been reproduced from one of the few complete hand-coloured copies, held at the John Rylands Library in Manchester.
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ROBINSON, HENRY CRABB,
Diary, Reminiscences, and Correspondence
0. 1872. Selected and Edited by Thomas Sadler PhD. Third Edition. In Two Volumes, London, 1872; xx,,415, viii, 450, [ii]pp. with steel-engraved frontispiece portrait; publisher's green cloth, spines lettered in gilt; contents slightly embrowned. A very good, bright set of the best contemporary edition.
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Book number: IS00961
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Keywords: Ianweb German Literature English Literature Romanticism English Romantic Poets Autobiography Diaries 19th Century Antiquarian Rare

 
ROEVER, FRIEDRICH,
Hydriasis
0. 1832. odeer die Heilkraft des kalten Wassers. Eine Anweisung, wie durch das kalte Wasser, als das beste Heilmittel, 160 Krankheiten und Koerperfehler gruendlich zu heilen sind. Nebst einem Anhang, wie das kalte Wasser in der Thierarzneikunde anzuwenden sei. Aus alten und neuen Schriften zusammengetragen und in alphabetischer Ordnung gebracht. Leipzig & Naumburg, bei Heinrich Franke, 1832; xiv, 312, [ii] pp.; contemporary marbled boards, gilt label, red edges; spine a little rubbed. A good copy of a rare work. A neat entry in contemporary hand on the front paste-down seems to read "Pincas Livn.", with three neat library numbers added.
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Book number: IS002232
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Keywords: Ianweb German Medicine Medical History the Water Cure Heinrich Franke Verlag Antiquarian Rare Medical Books History of Medicine

 
ROHSE, OTTO
Einhundert Holzstiche - Cent Gravures Sur Bois - One Hundred Wood Engravings .
. Eine Auswahl der Holzstiche von 1951-1990. Einführung von Eva-Maria Hanebutt-Benz. Hamburg, Otto Rohse Presse 1990 [1991]. 4°. XIX, 230 Seiten. Mit 100 Orig.-Holzstichen. Orig.-Broschur. 30 x 19 cm. 231 S. (Sigill. Blätter für Buch und Kunst. Heft 3 und 4, Folge X). Illustrierte Original-Broschur. Hamburg, Otto Rohse Presse 1990. Gedruckt in 1400 numerierten und von Otto Rohse signierten Exemplaren. Alle Holzstiche sind von den Stöcken abgezogen. Mit einem Beitrag von Eva-Maria Hanebutt-Benz "Zu Otto Rohses Holzstichen". Mit einem maschinengeschriebenen Brief an den Verleger Fr. Wittig, datiert 29.9.1995, signiert von Rohse in dem er eine neues Werk anbietet; ausserdem die Einladung zur Ausstellung Otto Rohse Buchkunst in Hamburg, Oktober 1995 und Prospektus fuer Otto Rohse Werkverzeichnis der Kupferstiche.
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Book number: F2114SM
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Keywords: Bibliophile Printing Bibliophile Typography

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