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AUGUSTINE, SAINT, BISHOP OF HIPPO
Aurelij Augustini Prima Quinquagena
. Basilee : Iohannem de Amerbach, 1497, the Colophon reads: Post exactam diligentenque emendationem (auctore deo) perfectus est insigne atque per clarum hoc opus explanationis psalmorum: diui ac magni doctoris augustini. Opus reuera maiori commendatione se dignum [exhiberes?] legentibus: quia quibusuis verbis explicari possit: vt et ex praefatione et prologo ipsuis euidenter colligi potest Quarto vero studio et accuratione castigatum: emendatus et ordinatus sit: hi iudicent qui illud alijs similibus sibi: siue manu scriptis: siue ere impressis litteris contulerint. Consummatum Basilee per magistrum ioannem de Amerbach: Anno domini.M.cccc.xcvij. F.105a: Aurelii Augustini Secunda Quinquagena. F.245a: Aurelii Augustini Tertia Quinquagena. The headlines indicate the numbers of Psalms. No pagination or foliation, but numbered throughout by hand on right hand pages 1 to 380 up to "Principalium sententiarum in explanatione libri psalmorum diui Augustini Annotatio" Pages printed in double columns. 426 leaves, 293 mm. folio, Initial letters hand coloured in red and highlighted in silver throughout the volume. Printed shoulder notes.Bound in modern half calf, 5 raised bands, red leather title label. Marginal annotations in ink throughout the volume. also on first title. A very good copy with only very occas. spotting. see: GW 2911. Hain-Copinger 1975. Hain 1975. OPAC Full Record: Main Author: Augustine, Saint, Bishop of Hippo. Title Details: Explanatio Psalmorum. Publisher:Basilee : Iohannem de Amerbach, 1497. Physical desc.:426 l (fol). Ask for images. see: GW 2911. Hain-Copinger 1975. Hain 1975. Inserted is a letter dated 1 May 1860 from a William Lawson in which he explains that the volume belonged to William Beveridge (1637 - 1708) Bishop of St Asaph and that it contains his marginal annotations and observations.
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AUGUSTINE, SAINT, BISHOP OF HIPPO
Single Leaf Sermo Li, First and 2nd Page
. Basel : Johann Amerbach, 1494-95. With old marginal annotations in ink, one edge fayed without loss of text, Image available.
¶ Augustine of was Bishop of Hippo Regius (present-day Annaba, Algeria), Latin philosopher and theologian from Roman Africa and generally considered as one of the greatest Christian thinkers of all times. His writings were very influential in the development of Western Christianity. Johann Amerbach (b. c. 1440 in Amorbach, Germany; d. 25 December 1513 in Basel, Switzerland) , celebrated printer in Basel in the 15th century. He was the first printer in Basel to use the Roman type instead of Gothic and Italian; he spared no expense in his art.
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AUGUSTINUS AURELIUS (354-430)
Augustinus Aurelius (354-430). Augustinus Aurelius (354-430) D. Aurelii Augustini Hipponensis Episcopi Operum Tomi Quinti Pars Secunda : [ Books Xiii - Xxii ]
. qua reliqui X libri De civitate Dei nunc demum veterum codicum collatione & fide castigatissimi facti, atque doctissimi viri Lodovici Vivis eruditissimis commentariis illustrati, continentur : cum indice, hac postrema editione castigatissimo ditissimóque facto .[Geneva] : excudebat Iacobus Stoer, M.DCX. [1610] [24], 742, [42] p. ; 8° (17 cm) Stoer, Jakob (1542-1610) / Vives, Juan Luis (1492-1540) In full contemp. blind embossed calf leather binding, pste downs and [1] loose page [1] has annot. in ink by an old hand, pp. 657-672, partly detached and with some tiny marginal worm holing a few other pages also with very tiny worm holes in the margins spine damaged to top and bottom [ Augustine of Hippo ] [ DL 1 ].
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AUSTER, PAUL,
The Art of Hunger
0. 1982. and other Essays. London, The Menard Press, 1982; 96pp.; publisher's glazed printed wrappers; small owner's name written neatly at top of title-page. A good copy of the first edition.
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MANY AUTHORS
Unique Collection of Theses Dating from the 16th to the 20th Century.
. So far 376 titles have been described here, approximately 150 more are still to be listed. Subjects: Classical antiquity, theology, history, zoology, botany, physics, chemistry. The majority are in the medical field and in Latin. Detailed list available on-line or as PDF. Please ask.
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AYLIFFE, JOHN, 1676-1732
The Antient and Present State of the University of Oxford. 2 Volumes.
. Containing I. An account of its antiquity, past government, and sufferings from the Danes, and other people, both foreign and domestick. II. An account of its colleges, halls, and publick buildings; of their founders and especial benefactors; the laws, statutes, and privileges relating thereunto in general; and of their visitors and their power, &c. III. An account of the laws, statutes and privileges of the University, and such of the laws of the realm which do any wise concern the same; together with an abstrct of several royal grants and charters given to the said University, and the sense and opinion of the lawyers thereupon. To which is added the method of proceeding in the Chancellor's Court. With an appendix and index to the whole. London : Printed for E. Curll, at the Dial and Bible against St. Dunstan's Church in Fleetstreet,,1714, [24] 518 [10]; 334 [10] CLXXXIX [1]pp.full calf with 4 raised bands and title labels. binddings very worn, hinges split, but book blocks still tightly attached to bindings, foxing throughout. name in ink at bottom of titles is Salomon Cypriani, dated 1715.[DL 1/4-5].
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AZIMI, IFTIKHAR [ TRANSLATED BY ] ILLUSTRATED BY RICHARD KENNEDY
The Garden of the Night - a Selection of 26 Sufi Poems
. The Whittington Press , 1979, approximately 70 unnumbered pages illustrated with numerous line drawings Limited Edition of 240 copies of which this is number XXVI of the 35 copies full bound in Nigerian goatskin by Weatherby Woolnough, with Whittington marbled endpapers. Accompanied by a loosely inserted signed etching by Richard Kennedy. (2 edges of this sl. browned) The edition is signed by Kennedy and Azimi. Hand-set in 24-point Caslon and printed at the press by John and Rosaliond Randle and Miriam Macgregor on B.F.K. mouldmade paper. The calligraphy is drawn by Noor Shafiqi and Faizal Hasan Deobandi, and the calligraphy and illustrations printed at the Senecio press. The front board has a Kennedy design embossed and the spine has the title in gilt lettering. A splendid book, the leather of the spine slightly discoloured and the edges of the loose etching a bit browned. In slip-case. Now very rare.( private press ).
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BALLEYDIER, ALFONSO,
Storia Della Rivoluzione Roma
0. 1851. quadro religioso, politico e militare degli anni 1846, 1847, 1848, 1849 e 1850 in Italia. Prima versione Italiana da Francesco Giuntini. Firenze, 1851; 488 pp.; contemporary quarter marbled boards, spine lettered in gilt and ruled in blind; exremities slightly worn, a few scattered spots. The original French edition was published in Geneva the same year.
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Book number: IS002248
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BAMPFYLDE, JAMES,
The Poems of James Bampfylde.
. {Being the slim output of a minor 18th century poet.].Edited and introduced by R.Lonsdale.No 32 of 300 copies.Signed by the editor.The Perpetua Press, Oxford 1988.80pp.;bound in publ.beige cl.with gilt initials on fr.bd.and titles on spine;plain paper d.w.;features in frontis -piece painting by J.Reynolds of the poet and friend.Full intro and notes( private press ).
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Book number: 011811
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BANDEIRA, MANUEL
50 Poemas Escolhidos Pelo Autor.
. [Rio de Janeiro, 1955 ] Ministerio da educacao e cultura, servicio de documantacao. (Os cadernos de cultura ) 86pp. paperback. wrappers and text sl. browned. With a handwritten dedication to Ronald Bottrall, by the author, signed and dated Rio (?) 1955.
¶ Bandeira (1886 - 1968) wrote over 20 books of poetry and prose. In 1904, he found out that he suffered from tuberculosis, which encouraged him to move from São Paulo to Rio de Janeiro, because of Rio's tropical beach weather. In 1922, after an extended stay in Europe where Bandeira met many prominent authors and painters, he contributed poems of political and social criticism to the Modernist Movement in São Paulo. Bandeira began to publish his most important works in 1924. Bandeira became a respected Brazilian author and wrote articles in several newspapers and magazines, as well as teaching Hispanic Literature in Rio de Janeiro. Bandeira began to translate into Portuguese canonical plays of world literature in 1956, which he continued to do until his last days. He died in Rio de Janeiro. Bandeira's poems are of a unique delicacy and beauty. Recurrent themes can be found in his works: the love of women, his childhood in the Northeast city of Recife, friends, health problems. His delicate health affected his poems, in a manner similar to the last poems of Jorge Luis Borges. Many of Manuel Bandeira's poems depict the limits of the human body. [157C].
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BARCLAY, IOANNIS,
Euphormionis Lusinini Sive Ioannis Barclaii Satyricon, Partes Quinque Cum Clavi. Accessit Conspiratio Anglicana.
. Lugd[ini] Batavorum, apud Elzevirios, 1655. small size (73 x 130 mm. ) , [12] 568pp. engraved title page, in vellum-like paper covers, 5 raised bands, handwritten title label, text darkened,
¶ A satire on the Jesuits and Puritans. Parts I and II were first published in 1605 and 1607 respectively; part III, with title "Apologia Euphormionis pro se", was published in 1610; part IV, with title "Icon animorum", appeared in 1614; part V, by C.B. Morisot, was first published separately in 1624 with title "Alitophili Veritatis lacrymae" but is frequently included in collected editions of Barclay's work. The "Conspiratio Anglicana" (p. [571]-580) deals with the Gunpowder Plot of 1605. lacks dedication page.
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BARKHUDAROV, S.R AND MANY OTHERS ( EDS.)
Slovar Russkogo Yazyka Xviii Veka Volumes 1-21 , All Volumes Published So Far
. At head of title page: Institut russkogo iazyka. Akademiia nauk SSSR. / Rossiiskaia akademiia nauk, Institut lingvisticheskikh issledovanii, 1984 - 2015, [redaktsionnaya kollegiya S.G. Barkhudarov..et al.].Original cloth bindings, Ex-library Hertford college, University of Oxford with the small college library stamps on the end papers, titles, reverse title pages and in some cases above the list of editors/contributors, texts darkened in part of the volumes, later volumes printed on better quality paper. Volumes 20 and 21 unmarked. A rare set complete till the present including the small Ukazatel' istochnikov issued in 1984, 144pp. STANDING ORDERS FOR FUTURE CAN BE RECORDED.
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Book number: F3019
GBP 185.00 [Appr.: EURO 211.5 US$ 247.29 | JP¥ 27075]
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BEETS, NICOLAAS
Gedichten. 4 Delen
. Volledige uitgave naar tijdsorde gerangschikt en opnieuw herzien. 4 delen. Leiden, A.W. Sijthoff, deel 1 misschien 1e druk, delen 2-4 5e druk.[ ca. 1895] gebonden in rood linen met zwarte opdruk. Met persoonlijke opdracht van Maria Elisabeth Beets ( 1844 - 1918 ) één van de dochters van de schrijver, gedateerd 4 Augustus 1903 , (bijna 5 maanden na de dood van Beets) gesigneerd.
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Book number: F3201
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Keywords: Nederalndse Literatuur Dutch Literature Rare Signed

 
BENN, GOTTFRIED:
Gedichte
. Hamburg. Heinrich Ellermann. 1936. 18 lvs, loose in original loose frayed wrappers issued in the series: Das Gedicht. Blätter für die Dichtung. 2. Jahrgang. 7. Folge. January 1936. see: Wilpert-G. 25. First edition [ DR 1 ].
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BENN, GOTTFRIED,
Das Moderne Ich.
. Berlin, Erich Reiss Verlag, [1919 ] 56pp. + publisher's catalogue . this is one of the volumes in the series Tribüne der Kunst und Zeit edited by Kasimir Edschmid of which it is the 12th volume. A rather delicate volume, text browned and brittle, original coloured wrappers, spine rather damaged. RARE. ? Raabe 159; Raabe/Hannich-Bode 60.84; Perkins 163 [ DR 1 ].
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Book number: F0401
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ME'AH BERACHOT
An 18th-Century Miniature Book of Blessings and Prayers.
. Facsimile edition of the copy held in a private Collection, New York One of a fine limited edition of 550 copies: This Me'ah Berachot manuscript, a miniature prayer book, is an exquisite exe of how Jewish heritage can be passed down for the delight and enrichment of future generations. It was handwritten and illuminated in Central Europe during the eighteenth century, and is today in the hands of a private collector in New York. Traditionally, pious Jews seek to recite blessings on at least one hundred occasions daily. This unique manuscript, the name Me'ah Berachot means 'one hundred blessings', is a compendium of blessings, each allocated to a time of day or to a special event. It gathers together morning prayers, Grace after Meals, prayers on retiring at night (Qriat Sh'ema), petitions for the safety of travellers and many other texts to be recited on special occasions, e.g. on seeing a beautiful tree, on hearing thunder or on wearing a new garment for the first time. Since it also includes three blessings specifically related to womanly duties (mitzvoth nashim) - on breadmaking, ritual bathing and kindling the Sabbath lights - the book was probably commissioned as a special gift to a woman. Such a splendid prayer book may well have been presented to a bride and would doubtless have been treasured by generations of her descendants. Indeed it is a miniature handbook of Jewish life intended for Jews of all ages. Besides the beautifully written text, the manuscript contains an illuminated title-page and twenty-nine miniature panels illustrating some of the activities associated with the blessings included. Each painting is headed by a cartouche containing the relevant blessing, preceded by directions on how to recite it, written in a more cursive Yiddish script. Additional miniatures fascinatingly depict a variety of everyday genre scenes - lighting the Sabbath candles, family mealtimes, tending the garden, putting on new clothes, entering the ritual bath, and even the then common medical practice of bloodletting. The manuscript’s seventy pages measure 36 x 40 mm (1.4" x 1.6"). It is bound in its original gold-tooled leather case with handmade silver clasps, bosses and corner plates. Despite the minute size of the book, the script is so clear that all the texts can be read with ease. This little book is a remarkable example of the revival of Hebrew manuscript illumination in the eighteenth century. At that time, long after the invention of printing, it was recognized that a handwritten and finely illustrated book offered a sense of luxury and respect for religious ritual unmatched since the Middle Ages. The craftsman-made binding of morocco leather is tooled in 23-carat gold and adorned with solid silver clasps, corner-plates and bosses made in one of the last silversmith's ateliers in Milan, Italy. The presentation case is crafted in full leather, lined in suede, and holds both the facsimile and the commentary volume.The commentary volume contains both a full translation and a full description of the manuscript and the Jewish world from which it comes. It is written by Iris Fishof, formerly Chief Curator of Judaica and Jewish Ethnography at The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, who also describes each miniature and provides a scholarly analysis of the texts that they illustrate. It is translated and edited by Jeremy Schonfield.The commentary volume was printed on 90gsm Fabriano Ingres and bound in fine-grain goatskin to match the presentation case. The facsimile is housed in its own container within the suede-lined goatskin presentation box which also holds the commentary volume. This unique facsimile was printed in a strictly limited edition of 550 copies (400 on vellum numbered 1 - 400 and 150 on specially milled parchment numbered 401 -500. Our copy has the number 495. The remaining 50 Ad Personam copies were numbered I - L). The plates have been destroyed (with rabbinic permission and in compliance with Halachic requirements) and no further copies will be issued. The edition is now sold out.[ DL 4/2 ]. (ISBN: 094822346) .
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BERGNER, RUDOLF,
Siebenburgen.
0. 1884. Eine Darstellung des Landes und der Leute. Leipzig, Hermann Bruckner, 1884; vi, 410 pp.; publisher's green pebble-grain cloth, spine and front board lettered in gilt; base of spine minimally rubbed, contemporary owner's name on front fly, title-page foxed. A rare work on this German-speaking outpost of the Hapsburg Empire, [ Transylvania (Romanian: Ardeal or Transilvania; Hungarian: Erdély; German: Siebenbürgen is a historical region in the central part of Romania. ].
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Book number: IS00738
GBP 75.00 [Appr.: EURO 85.75 US$ 100.25 | JP¥ 10976]
Catalogue: German History
Keywords: Ianweb Ian German History Geography Balkans Rumania Rare Travel Eastern Europe

 
BEWICK, THOMAS,
A General History of Quadrupeds - the Figures Engraved on Wood By T. Bewick
. Thje third edition. Newcastle-upon-Tyne, printed by and for S. Hodgson, R. Beilby and T. Bewick, 1792, X,483pp. Text foxed / stained throughout, more so on the last 50 pages, tear in pp/ 383/384 and in margin of pp. 321/322 repaired, small piece missing from right bottom title, ssignature erased from top margin of title. in new green calf binding with 5 raised bands and gilt lettering on the spine. Profusely illustrated with the famous Bewick wood engravings. Well over 200 engr. of animals and over 100 vignettes and tailpieces.
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Book number: F0724
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BLAKE, WILLIAM,
Songs of Innocence
1954. The Trianon Press for the William Blake Trust, London, no date [1954]; 31 colour-printed plates, 5 letterpress pages; original orange morocco, spine lettered in gilt, t.e.g.; spine minimally spotted and faded, without the slip-case. The fine Trianon Press facsimile of one of the earliest copies to be coloured and issued by the artist [c. 1790-1794], from the Lessing J. Rosenwald copy, now in the Library of Congress. One of the 800 copies for distribution in the U.S.A. with the American distributor's notice stuck over the imprint [the edition comprised 1626 copies in all].
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Book number: IS001093
GBP 105.00 [Appr.: EURO 120 US$ 140.35 | JP¥ 15367]
Keywords: Ianweb Romanticism Art History Illustrated Books Children's Books English Literature Poetry Facsimile Edions Facsimiles Limited Editions Bibliophile Rare

 
BLUNDEN, E.,
Near and Far and the Poems. 2 Titles
. Two signed first editions [one limited] viz: Near and Far. New Poems. London,Cobden-Sanderson, 1929; 67pp.; or. cl. paper label on spine; occas. v.sl. foxing; WITH: The Poems of Edmund Blunden. London, Cobden-Sanderson,1930; xviii, 336pp.; or. cl.; sp. faded & very sl. marked, bds partlyfaded, bookplate, e.ps sl. foxed; . The first item bears Blunden's sign. on e.p. with an inscription by a former owner; the second is one of an edition of 210 copies, signed by the poet [ST].
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Book number: F1239
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Keywords: Bibliophile Signed Wim Meeuws Sch1 Rare Blunden English Literature Oxford Poet Laureate Limited Editions Autograph Manuscript Blunden Oxford Merton College

 
BOURGOING, J.F.,
Travels in Spain
0. 1809. [A Collection of Voyages and Travels, from the Discovery of America, to the Commencement of the Nineteenth Century. Volume 25]. London, For Sir Richard Phillips, 1809; ii, 392pp. with folding frontispiece map of Spain and 16 folding plates; c. 16.5 x 10.5 cm.; original boards, uncut;; boards loose and very rubbed and used [front board detached], lacking much of the paper on the spine though only a small chip from the original printed title-label, stitching poor, and broken at several points (one or two gatherings almost detached, plates mostly damp-stained or spotted. The French first edition was published in 1788-89, and Sir Richard Phillips' edition in English first appeared in 1808. The plates include the Royal Palace of St. Ildefonso, the Palace of the Escurial (this plate neither spotted nor stained), the Royal Palace of Aranjurz, a plan of Cadiz, and twelve scenes of the bull-fight (corner of outer margin of one plate torn with loss). A rebinding or working copy, with all the plates.
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Book number: IS002287
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Keywords: Ianweb Spain Travel and Exploration Spanish Culture Antiquarian European Travel

 
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
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Catalogue: Medieval
Keywords: Ianweb Hippology Horses German Almanachs Illustrated Books Horses Hippology Chivalry Tournaments Vetinary Medicine

 
BRADBURY, EDWARD,
All About Derbyshire.
0. 1884. With sixty illustrations by W.H.J.Boot, J.S.Gresley, W.C.Keene, Ll. Jewett et al. London & Derby, 1884; xvi, 396, 52 pp. with numerous illustrations; publisher's red cloth ruled in blind, spine gilt-lettered; spine discoloured where a large label has been removed, front cover very slightly marked, edges very slightly spotted. First edition. An informative, detailed, yet brightly-written series of essays with good illustrations from wood-engravings. [An "Extra Edition, with 12 platinotype plates, is advertised, but our copy is the ordinary edition, with text illustrations but not plates]. The essays are grouped as "Derbyshire Dales", "Derbyshire Hills", "Derbyshire Halls", Derbyshire Spas", "Railway Readings" ("Through the Peak on the Engine of the Express" and "Over the High Peak Railway"], and, finally, "Random Readings". The last section of over 50 pages is of advertisements by mostly Derbyshire firms. Loosely inserted is a print, minimally embrowned, cut out of a contemporary work, captioned "Winter-Time - Feeding the deer in Chatsworth Park", which has been professionally hand-coloured.
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Book number: IS00625
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Keywords: Ianweb Ian Antiquarian Rare Derbyshire Buxton Bakewell Matlock Chatsworth Topography Local History Illustrated

 
BRANT, SEBASTIAN
Das Narrenschiff . Nebst Dessen Freiheitstafel. Neue Ausgabe, Nach Der Original-Ausgabe Besorgt Und Mit Anmerkungen Versehen Von Adam Walther Strobel
. Quedlinburg und Leipzig, G. Basse, 1839. With tipped-in copy of Duerer's portrait of Brant on reverse of new front endpaper. XIII, 312pp in new half dark blue buckram with blue marbled paper covered boards, new end papers. Text edges uncut, frayed, small stamps on title and series title (Bibliothek der gesammten deutschen National-Literatur" (Abt. I, Bd. 17) , foxed, more so on the initial 50 and the last 30 pages, Strobel briefly explains the Strassburg dialect and provides a biography of Brant and a bibliography of this title (early editions, translations and imitations) Also added is the Editio princeps of the Freiheitstafel. See: Goedeke XIII, 81, 24, 13. [ ST].
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Book number: F1819
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BRECHT, B., L. FEUCHTWANGER, W. BREDEL (EDS),
Das Wort.
. Literarische Monatsschrift. 3. Jahrgang, Heft I. Januar 1938. Moscow, 1938; 160pp.; orig. pr. wrps; wrps used & sl. soiled, tears in spine with large chips out of head and tail. Internally good. Ed ited and published in Moscow by Germans in exile, this scarce periodical was - judging from the subscription prices detailed on the last page - distributed in Europe and the U.S.A. paper [Dr 1 ].
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Book number: 002684
GBP 4.00 [Appr.: EURO 4.75 US$ 5.35 | JP¥ 585]
Keywords: Weblists2 Wim Meeuws Rare German Literature

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