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LYSONS, DANIEL & SAMUEL,
Bedfordshire.
0. Full title: Magna Britannia; being a Concise Topographical Account of the Several Counties of Great Britain. Vol. I, Part I. Containing Bedfordshire. London, 1806, 4to; 156pp. with folding map [some roads coloured], and 11 plates; uncut in near cont. cl. spine lettered in gilt. Loosely inserted, with sl. broarder margins, from the supplementary volume, London, 1813, pp. 157-188: "Additions and Corrections", with one further, folding plate, making up twelve plates in all. The first edition of what the authors state to be the first history of the county, complete with the later additions and plate, in very good, uncut state, and including the map.
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LYSONS, DANIEL & SAMUEL,
Buckinghamshire.
0. 1813. Full title: Magna Britannia; being a Concise Topographical Account of the Several Counties of Great Britain. Vol.I, Part III containing Buckingahamshire. London, 1813; [vi], pp.509-742, [ii], with folding map, minimally col'd, & 12 copper-engr. plates;.cont. cl. splash-mark on front cover, uncut; stitching completely broken at p. 496/7, v. sl. spotting; loosely inserted are the revised sheets of the "Additions and Corrections", a new version of pp. 683-728. The Buckinghamshire Part of the Lysons rare British topographical history. First Edition, plainly bound but completely uncut.
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Book number: IS035162
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MACDONALD, GEORGE,
At the Back of the North Wind.
0. 1871. London, Strahan & Co. 1871; viii, 378 pp. 13 pp. advertisements, with illustrations by Arthur Hughes; publisher's purple cloth, spine and front cover illustrated in gilt and black; neatly recased, spine laid down and minimally worn at extremities, boards somewhat dull and faded, the gilt on the picture inset in the front cover also faded, and partly rubbed away, rear board lightly stained or discoloured, contemporary gift inscription on half-title. First issue of the first edition of Macdonald's most-loved children's book.
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MACKINTOSH, JAMES
Vindiciae Gallicae: Defence of the French Revolution and Its English Admirers Against the Accusations of the Right Hon. Edmund Burke
. "Including some Strictures of the late production of Mons. de Calonne". London: G.G.J. & J.Robinson, 1791, "third edition, with additions"; [4] xiii + 342pp; quarter cloth (titled); top of spine/fr.joint v.sl.fraying, boards sl.marked, one child's pencilling, pages sl. rippled, but otherwise clean and well-preserved, with only hints of foxing. The first edition came out in 1791. In that same year ‘three editions came out and sold out, In the third and later editions Mackintosh added chapters on the 1791 Birmingham riots [ DL 2/1].
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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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Keywords: Loft All Oxford Colleges Oxford University Medieval History Martyrology Manuscripts Holy Calenders

 
MANN, ROBERT
Pesn' O Polku Igoreve. Novye Otkrytiia.
. Iazyki Slavianskoi Kul?tury, Moscow, 2009, paper 96 pp. ? the first study of the Igor Tale to incorporate data from an overlooked version of the Skazanie o Mamaevom poboishche - a version that appears to be from the lost first redaction. Its new parallels to the text of the Igor Tale help to confirm the authenticity of the Slovo o polku Igoreve as an epic song of the Kievan Period that first circulated orally before it was recorded sometime after 1215. The rare 15th-century version of the Skazanie, published in booklet form in 1835 and subsequently forgotten, casts light on the evolution of the Zadonshchina as well. It now appears that the Zadonshchina consists primarily of an originally oral text, with a conclusion that was added from written sources. The overlooked Skazanie redaction - along with the chronicle accounts of the Kulikovo Battle - helps to identify the boundary between the oral text and the more "literary" conclusion that was attached to it. (ISBN: 978955103235) .
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MANUSCRIPT
Memorandum and Articles of Association of the Oxford Free Press Company Limited.
. folio sized volume with the articles handwritten on vellum pages and signed by the solicitor. With list of names of the subscribers. full calf, rear board detached. A piece (the seal ?) has been cut out of the first page. Loosely inserted is the form of application for shares. (300 shares of GBP 10 each ) Ask for some pictures.
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MATZ, B.W., (COMPILER)
Character Sketches from Dickens Compiled with Foreword By B W Matz. Editor of the Dickensian. With an Introduction By Kate Perugini (Charles Dickens' Daughter) Illustrated By Harold Copping,
. Edition De Luxe limited to 1000 numbered copies of which this is number 182 signed by the illustrator, the compiler and the publisher Frontispiece is an engraving by J.C. Armytage from a photograph of Dickens taken in America in 1868 .Raphael Tuck & Sons Ltd, 1924, 147pp. large 4to sized book. In full dark brown leather with gilt titling on the spine and a raised title design and small portrait of Dickens on the front board. The fine coloured plates by Copping are tipped in. complete with the silk page marker. binding worn [ DR 7].
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MAUGHAM, WILLIAM SOMERSET, 1874 - 1965,
Typed Letter, a-5, Dated 23rd July 1952. Signed in Ink
. to Professor Jean Seznec, Oxford University. On note paper with the address Villa Mauresque. St. Jean - Cap Ferrat, A.M. He acknowledges receipt of Seznec's inaugural lecture.
¶ Maugham was born in Paris. He was noted as an expert storyteller and a master of fiction technique. An introverted child afflicted with a stammer, Maugham was orphaned at 10 and sent to live with his uncle, a vicar. Although he later studied medicine and completed his internship, he never practiced, having decided at an early age to devote himself to literature. He lived in grand style, spending much of his life on the French Riviera and traveling widely, particularly to East Asia and the South Pacific.
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Book number: F1934
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MAUROIS, A.,
Portrait D'une Actrice.
. Paris, Librairie M-P.Ttrémois, 1925; 4to; 116pp. with etched port. front.; orig. pr wrps. One of 100 copies on Holland paper (of a total edition of 395). With a charming small etched book-plate with a musical subject of one Jeanne Dubost, monogrammed in the plate "D.B.". The subject of Maurois' "portrait" is Mrs. Siddons. paper [ dr-3].
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MAUROIS, ANDRE
Prométhée Ou la Vie de Balzac.
. Paris, Hachette, 1965, 653pp. wrappers printed in red and black. (60th thousand) with an autograph deducation by the author to Jean Seznec (All Soul's ) signed and dated 23 May 1967 and a handwritten signed letter in ink dated 29th May 1967 written to Professor Seznect from the author's home in Neuilly-sur-Seine, with the envelope addresses to him at All Soul's college, Oxford. All this in connection with Maurois' Sir Basil Zaharoff lecture for 1967 delivered at the Taylor Institute in Oxford. His subject was New directions in French literature.[ST].
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MCCRIE, THOMAS
Life of John Knox, Containing Illustrations of the History of the Reformation in Scotland, with Biographical Notices of the Principal Reformers, and Sketches of the Progress of Literature in Scotland During the Sixteenth Century, to Which Is Subjoined an
. Appendix, Consisting of letters and other papers never before published. Edinburgh, John Ogle and William Blackwood; Glasgow, M. Ogle; London, J. Murray. R. Baldwin,, R.Ogle and T. Hamilton, 1812. First edition. XVII, [1] 582pp.+ unnumbered index. Half calf with marbeled paper covered boards, hinges and corners rubbed, text darkened end papers sl. foxed. ?Thomas McCrie was born in Duns in November 1772. After receiving his elementary education at the parish school, he was by the age of 15 to be found teaching in two local village schools. In 1788 he went to Edinburgh University, graduated, and went to teach in Brechin in May 1791, in a school connected to an Antiburgher congregation there. He was ordained in 1796, but was ejected from his pastorate, for his views, in 1809. In 1812 he published his life of John Knox, which has been described as 'a work of genius and erudition'. In 1813 he was made Doctor of Divinity, and was Professor of Divinity at Edinburgh from 1816 - 1818. His life of Andrew Melville was published in 1819. Thereafter he continued to write and publish other religious tracts. He died, in Edinburgh, on August 6th 1835. In Scottish ecclesiastical history proper, the palm must be assigned to an McCrie, an original seceder from the established church. Through his Life of John Knox (1812), as the subtitle of the book indicates, he sought to throw light upon the history of the Scottish reformation. It was followed by The Life of Andrew Melville, and the two books, which were supplemented by material belonging to a later period, became standard narratives of the greatest historical movement in Scottish national life. McCrie further contributed to the history of the reformation two less exhaustive works, on its progress and suppression in Italy and in Spain. Whether, had he carried out his design of a life of Calvin, it would have proved equal to his life of the great Scottish reformer, it is, of course, impossible to say; but few ecclesiastical historians were better qualified for essaying even so thorny a theme.(in: Cambr. his. of Engl. and Am. lit volume 15 ) [DL 1/3].
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MEI,L.
Stikhotvoreniya I Razskazy
. S kritiko-biograficheskim ocherkom, bibliograficheskim ukazatelem i portretom i avtografom' L.A. Meya. v' trekh tomakh' Izdanie chetvertoe, vnov' prosmotrennoe i dopolnennoe. Redaktsiya izdaniya P.V.Bykova. ( Polnoe Sobranie Sochinenii L.A.Meya Volume 2.) S-Peterburg, Izd-e T-va A.F.Marksa, 1911; 443pp.in original grey cloth binding with black titling on spine and front board, frayed d/j.
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MESSEL, SAUL VAN, [PS. OF JAAP (JAKOB)
Strelen Om de Stam. Een Bundel Priapeeën.
. Haarlem, De Tuinwijkpers, 1968, 24pp. One of a limited editon of 66 copies of which this is number 50, set in Van Krimpen's 16 point Cancelleresca Bastarda, printed by hand. in buff paper wrappers, fine copy, the spine sl. faded, printed title label on front of wrapper. The author wrote historical works about the Jews under his own name Meier. Fine private press edition( private press ).
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METIVIER, GEORGES,
Rimes Guernesiaises
0. par un Câtelain. Londres: Simpkin Marshall, Guernesey: E.Barbet, n.d. [c. 1840 - 1850]; [vi], 224 pp. with wood-engraved frontispiece and 14 wood-engraved pictorial head-or tail-pieces; binder's buckram, plainly lettered on the spine; the penultimate page is torn in the margins, with loss of two or three words. Georges Métivier [1790 - 1881], known as "The Guernsey Burns", drew heavily on traditiional and oral material for his poems in the Guernsey patois, but he lived much of his life in exile. In the preface to the edition of his "Rimes guernesiaises" which we are offering, the poet rails against an edition that had been published in Guernsey a few years previously under the same title in his absence, and without his editorial imput or supervision: "L'auteur des RIMES GUERNESIAISES n'habitait plus l'ile lorsque parut, il y a quelques années, un recueil sous ce titre, dans lequel se trouvait introduites plusieurs pièces qui lui sont entièrement inconnues, ces morceaux étant composés dans un patois désagréable, et très-différent du dialecte si expressif, nerveux et sonore, de la gogenarde vingtaine des Carités". Judging by the paper of our edition, and by the style of the wood-engraved illustrations, the book we are offering is from about 1840 - 50; it is therefore probable that the edition from which Métivier wished to disassociate himself, and the dialect and content of which he here corrects, is the 1831 edition usually associated with him and usually seen as having met his approval. A 32-page glossary is included in the pagination. The frontispiece, an illustration to the poem "Lamentations de Damaris", shows figures in front of an old house in Rue de la Fontaine, the street where Métivier was born.
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Keywords: Ianweb French Dialect Poetry Channel Islands Guernsey Dialect Poetry Victorian 19th Century Antiquarian Rare Romance Linguistics Romane Languages Illustrated Books

 
MEYER, CONRAD FERDINAND,
Georg Jenatsch.
0. 1876. Eine alte Buendnergeschichte. Leipzig, 1876; 407pp.; cont. blind-stamped cloth, rebacked in matching cloth with old spine lettered in gilt laid down; ownership stamp on half-title.A good copy. First edition, scarce.
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MICHAELS , DAMIAN (CURATOR)
Fantastic Art Exhibition Catalogue 2001
. The Fantastic Art exhibition catalogue from the first show of its kind in Australia at the Orange Regional Art Gallery in regional New South Wales. Exhibition took place from 13 April - 20 May 2001. Curated by Damian Michaels and showcasing an international selection of fantastic and surreal based artworks from this curator's private collection. the artists in exhibition are all featured in this black and white A4 size 24 page offset printed catalogue and the are: Lukasz Banach /// David Becker /// Arik Brauer /// James Davis /// Patrick Delorme /// Jorgen Mahler Elbang /// Paul Freeman /// Ernst Fuchs /// Linda Gardner /// Daniel Geremus /// H.R. GIGER /// Alex Grey /// Peter Gric /// Daniel Hanequand /// Erik Heyninck (front cover artist) /// Richard Huck /// Stephen Kasner /// Norbert Kox /// Dominic Kulcsar /// Dina Lenkovic /// Laurie Lipton /// Brigid Marlin /// Tom McKee /// Freidrich Meckseper /// Damian Michaels /// Neil Moore /// Peter Proksch /// Phil Rubinov-Jacobson /// Geoffrey Ricardo /// De Es Schwertberger /// Olga Spiegel /// Felix Tuszynski /// Jan Peter Tripp /// Wayne Viney . format: large octavo, printed wrappers with colour illustration on front cover. immaculate copy, rare, long out of print.
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Book number: F2786
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MILLER, THOMAS,
English Country Life.
0. 1859. Consisting of Descriptions of Rural Habits, Country Scenery, and the Seasons. With nearly three hundred illustrations, by Birket Foster, Jihn Gilbert, William Harvey, etc. London, Routledge, Warne, and Routledge, 1859; xvi, 479pp. with very numerous illustrations; publisher's blue cloth, gilt to a design by John Leighton on spine and front cover, a.e.g.; front board a little discoloured or spotted towards the edge, lacking front endpaper, light marginal finger-mark on title-page. First edition. A fresh copy of another countryside treasury by this prolific author and enthusiastic lover of the English countryside. The illustrations for his books are often very good, if not exquisite, and this work is no exception.
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MILNE, A.A.
When We Were Very Young; Winnie-the-Pooh; Now We Are Six; the House at Pooh Corner
Methuen. London, Methuen & Co., 1924-1928. 4 volumes, sm-octavo. Bound in recent full morocco, in their respective original published colours, with gilt titles, the original Sheppard illustrations on the front boards embossed in gilt, gilt decoration and raised bands on spines, gilt rules to fronts and insides of the boards, 2 of the volumes have the original endpapers, top edges gilt. Housed in a blue cloth covered protective slipcase. Illustrated by E. H. Shepard First Impressions, with the exception, as so often, of When We Were Very Young which is the 2nd editon December 1924 Ask for a more detailed description of this beautiful set..
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Book number: F1701
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Keywords: Rare Fine Weblists Weblists-2 Children's

 
HARLEIAN MISCELLANY -
A Selection from the Harleian Miscellany of Tracts, Which Principally Regard the English History, of Which Many Are Referred to By Hume
Kearsley. "A Selection of those Pieces which regard our own History, and which have been cheifly aranged in Chronological Order..the Volume contains in Quantity one-sixth of the Miscellany". C.&G.Kearsley, London, 1793; 4to; vii + 572pp; printed in double column; bound in new cloth; text sl. foxed and with a few pencillings, but otherwise in good condition. contents a.o: The life and death of Cardinal Wolsey, Henry 8th cited by the Pope, His love letters to Anne Boleyn, two from Anne Boleyn to Cardinal Wolsey and her last to Henry 8th The Beggars Petition against Popery, Life of Esses, Observations on Elizabeth 1st, Gowries conspiracy, a view of the reign of King Charles I, James 1st and the Civil War , Burning of London, Prince of Orange, King william III, [ RL 2/1 ].
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Keywords: Weblists Wim Meeuws Antiquarian Rare Eighteenth Century British History

 
MONTGOMERY OF ALAMEIN , VISCOUNT, FIELD MARSHALL
Normandy to the Baltic
. London Hutchinson 1946 1st no dw. Account of the part played in World War Two by 21 Army Group in the Campaign in NW Europe from June 1944 to May 1945. Copies of all 46 maps and 3 diagrams interleaved in this 1st edition 1946, privately published in Germany for the British Army by the printing and stationary service British Army of the Rhine. in near fine protected d/j. together with a copy of the first edition printed for general use. This copy has the maps in pockets in the front and back of the book. (with remnants of the d/j ] Accompanied by 2 autograph letters (both signed: Montgomery of Alamein) addressed to Lieut-Col. A F Birch-Jones dated 7 September and 13 September 1957 . M. acknowledges receipt of a letter in which B-J. has told of a portrait of Montgomery's wife he owns and which he has offerd to M. The fieldmarshall tells that he only owns one photo of his wife as all his belongings were destroyed by enemy bombing in 1941. In the 2nd letter M thanks B-J. after the portrai t has been collected by his A.D.C. and tells him that the portrait will hang in his son's room. Both stamped envelopes also preserved and glued to f.e.p. Interesting ensemble. ALSO INCLUDED IS: Montgomery's Ten Chapters.Hutchinson. London, 1945. Faux Leather. Good. no dust jacket First Edition. Small Landscape. Un-numbered-31pp. Facsimile of Monty's autography book with comments from Churchill, Smutts, Fraser, De Gaulle and others along with signatures of Von Friedeburg, Kinsel, Wagner and Friedel who all surrendered to him.[ DR - M].
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Keywords: Bibliophile Signed Weblists Signaturebook Wim Meeuws Montgomery El Alamein Baltic World War Ii Ww2 Wwii Afrikakorps Rommel Military Sch1 Nazi Period 1933-1945 History

 
MONTUCLA, J.F., [JEAN ETIENNE, 1725 - 1799)
Histoire Des Mathématiques Dans Laquelle on Rend Compte de Leurs Progrès Depuis Leur Origine Jusqu'à Nos Jours ; Où L'on Expose le Tableau Et le Développement Des Principales Découvertes Dans Toutes Les Parties Des Mathématiques, 4 Volumes , Complete Set
. les contestations qui se sont élevées entre les mathématiciens et les principaux traits de la vie des plus célèbres. Nouvelle édition considérablement augmentée et prolongée jusque vers l'époque actuelle? P. Agasse, An VII/An X; [1799 - 1802 ] 4 volumes in 4, Volume I [2], 8pp. 739pp. 12 folding plates, Volume II (2), 718pp. 14 folding plates Volume III 1 portrait (Montucla), [2], VIII, 832pp. 17 folding plates, volume IV Portrait La Lande[2], 688pp. 2 folding plates, ` Montucla's friends persuaded him to work on a new edition of his famous Histoire des mathématiques.(2 volumes, 1758 ) In August 1799 Montucla published new editions through Agasse in Paris of the two volumes originally published in 1758. Montucla extensively revised and enlarged the two volumes. He had intended to extend his cover of history to the end of the 18th century and part of the third volume on this topic was printed by the time he died, four months after the publication of the new editions of 1799. Lalande, with the help of some other scientists, completed volumes three and four to give the coverage that Montucla had intended. Volume three covered 18th century pure mathematics, optics and mechanics in 832 pages, while the fourth volume covered 18th century astronomy, mathematical geography and navigation. - "Montucla's major work, the first classical history of mathematics, was a comprehensive and, relative to the state of contemporary scholarship, accurate description of the development of the subject in various countries. The account also included mechanics, astronomy, optics and music which were then considered subdivisions of mathematics. The first volume covers the beginnings, the Greeks (including the Byzantines) and the West until the start of the seventeenth century ; the second volume is devoted entirely to the latter century. Montucla originally planned to take his work up to the middle of the eighteenth century in a third volume but could not do so, principally because of the abundance of material. In the second edition, extended to cover the whole eighteenth century, he was able to reach this goal. Much remained unfinished, however, since Montucla died during the printing of the third volume. Lalande, his friend from childhood, assisted by others, completed volumes III (pure mathematics, optics, mechanics) and IV (astronomy, mathematical geography, navigation) and published them in 1802". (DSB IX p. 501) Cajori p. 250 - Honeyman N 3284. In a later half calf binding with shagreen covered boards, green and red leather author/title labels on the spines. calf leather corners. Inside hinges re-enforced with linen strips. Copy with large margins, Volume I: Staining in top margins between page 1 and page 133, smaller at first then getting larger and then becoming less again; leaf 425/426 has a small tear, leaf 423/424 browned and has small hole in margin; small hole in 425/426 due to trimming error by printer/binder. Volume II: some wormholes in outer margins pages up to page 60 , leaf 73/74 stained; Volume III has holes in inner margins of pp. 595-622, this volume has an exceptionally clear text. Volume IV: Staining on pp. 221 - 312, all very small in right hand top margins and also on pp. 526 - 659, but again gradually from small stains to larger and then getting smaller again. We can send some images.
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Keywords: Mathematics History of Science Cutayar

 
MOORE, THOMAS
Paradise and the Peri. Illuminated By Owen Jones and Henry Warren, on Stone By Albert Warren
. London, Day & Son, n.d. [1860] Complete with the 27 leaves chromolithographed on each side in beautiful colours and gold. Taken from Thomas Moore's Lallah Rookh and produced by the London lithograph firm Day & Son. In a half blue morocco leather binding ( not the original) , gilt title and decorations on the spine which has 2 raised bands. title embossed in gilt on front board. All edges gilt. A very fine copy. the binding is only very slightly scuffed at edges and corner, hardly visible. The plates have been expertly bound in, each with their own spine strip. A spectacular production. Each page is a full page if elaborate chromolithographic illumination printed on heavy card stock with text and image in ten colours, alternating in the centre section. a magnificent example of the ornamental work of Owen Jones ( 1809 - 1874 ), author of the Grammar of Ornament, and one of the early pioneers of colour lithographic printing. images by Henry Warren . see: COPAC for evidence of year of publication.
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MOSCHEROSCH, HANS-MICHAEL,
Wunderliche Und Wahrhaftige Gesichte
0. 1650. Philanders on Sittewald .. Erster Theil. Strassburg, bei Johan-Philipp Mulben und Josias Stadeln, MDCL [1650]; ca. 15.5 x 9.3 cm.; [l], 709. [xxiv] pp. with engraved additional title-page, 8 full-page copper-engraved plates, and 25 woodcut illustrations [one full-page]; contemporary vellum, with two straps with metal tongues that close around two 'pins' in the top board, large contemporary paper title-label on spine, written in bold Fraktura in black ink with the initials in red; binding aged, quite worn but firm, strong and complete, contents embrowned, very early ink ownership inscription beside the imprint on the printed title, small later book-plate on front paste-down. An early edition - cf. Dunnhaupt II, pp.1242-3 - of the first part of Moscherosch's adaptation of the "Visions" of Francisco de Quevedo. Among those who contributed prefatory poems are Harsdorffer, Hille, and Rist. The woodcuts first appeared in Wendel Rihels "Narrenspiegel" of 1549. An unusually well-preserved copy.
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MÜLLER-KRUMBACH, RENATE:
Harry Graf Kessler Und Die Cranach-Presse in Weimar. Mit Einem Beitrag Von John Dreyfus Und Einem Verzeichnis Der Drucke Der Cranach-Presse.
. Hamburg, Maximilian-Gesellschaft, 1969. 184pp. sm-folio, Black and white illustrations on plates on the pages 121 - 170 . this is the history of the famous private press founded in 1913. 57 editions till 1931 are described/listed and additionally 8 planned titles which were never issued, all shown on the plates. Annual gift of the German bibliophile society the Maximilian-Gesellschaft for 1967 in an edition of 1600 copies. Design by Richard von Sichowsky. Black cloth binding, slightly faded to the spine and edges of the front board, blind embossed design on front board.[DL 3/5]( private press ).
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Book number: F1170
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Catalogue: Antiquarian Rare
Keywords: Bibliophile Private Press Bibliophile Printing( Private Press )

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