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 KIRCHHOFF,A. TRANSLATED BY GEORGE PHILIP JR. DEPICTED BY H. LEUTEMANN, GRAPHIC PICTURES OF NATIVE LIFE in Distant Lands. Illustrating the Typical Races of Mankind. Depicted by H.Leutemann .. Printed by G. Loewensohn, Fuerth.
KIRCHHOFF,A. TRANSLATED BY GEORGE PHILIP JR. DEPICTED BY H. LEUTEMANN
GRAPHIC PICTURES OF NATIVE LIFE in Distant Lands. Illustrating the Typical Races of Mankind. Depicted by H.Leutemann .. Printed by G. Loewensohn, Fuerth.
London, George Philip & Son 1888 Doublepage chromolithographs (12). . 11.5 x 7.8 inches green pictorial cloth [Japanese scene] on beveled boards (rebacked with cloth rather faded/rubbed & corners quite worn) All Edges Gilt. Half title + titlepage + contents leaf + 54pp + plates on stubs. Aborigines of Australia +Papuas +Polynesians + Eskimo (corner loss & 2 clean tears with no loss) + American Indians + Hottentots & bushmen (torn mainly along fold) +Negroes +Nubians +Arabs +Indians +Chinese (tape repair to fold) +Japanese (tear to fold without loss). The paper is a bit brittle and there are some other tears but not touching printed or picture area. Some tanning towards edges and new endpapers. Each of the plates has about ten large figures figures hunting, cooking among their houses, fishing from boats, merchants selling. For example Japan shows a village square with a Temple, people watching acrobats, drummer wearing a mask, lady with children etc. American Indians are shown hunting, digging manioc, shooting turtles from canoes, on horseback with baby in cradle and loading pack animals with Guanaco skins among their tents, hammocks etc.
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Book number: V69768
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Keywords: travel world ethnicity races lifestyle Victorian chromolith plates

 KIRCHMANN, JOHAN OF LUBECK (1575-1643) AND NICOLAS RICAULT, DE FUNERIBUS ROMANORUM Libri Quatuor .. Accessit & FUNUS PARASITICUM Nicolai Rigaltii [bound with Kirchmann's] DE ANNULIS Liber Singularis.
KIRCHMANN, JOHAN OF LUBECK (1575-1643) AND NICOLAS RICAULT
DE FUNERIBUS ROMANORUM Libri Quatuor .. Accessit & FUNUS PARASITICUM Nicolai Rigaltii [bound with Kirchmann's] DE ANNULIS Liber Singularis.
Frankfurt, Thomas Henr. Hauenstein 4th edition 1672 . Three Works in one Volume, small octavo marbled roan on five raised bands, spine extra gilt with floral compartments with red gilt spine label (edges & corners worn/spine ends chipped). General title in red & black +[22]pp prelims +Ricault's FUNUS PARASITICUM 22pp (with separate titlepage dated 1672) bound here when it probably should be at the end + 489pp +[35]pp +[2]pp blank); red & black titlepage to DE ANNULIS with mask woodcut to title +[14]pp +184pp +[21]pp index. Sporadic browningthroughout but text otherise clean and complete. *The first work describes various Roman funeral ceremonies, burial customs, obituary etc. the second work everything on Roman rings. Text in Latin.
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Book number: V73550
GBP 220.00 [Appr.: EURO 246 US$ 277.87 | JP„ 29711]
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Keywords: funeral ceremonies Roman rings Latin

 KNIGHT, CHARLES (1791-1873) EDITOR, LONDON
KNIGHT, CHARLES (1791-1873) EDITOR
LONDON
London, Charles Knight and Co. 1841-1844 Frontispiece + 649 engravings throughout the text by Fairholt, Landseer, Shepherd, Dickes, Harvey, Corbould et al. . 6 volumes large octavo tan half calf, gilt raised spine bands with red & black spine labels (1 label missing, tips worn, 1 volume rebacked with old spine relaid, somewhat rubbed but all covers well attached) xx +iv +444pp, xx +416pp, xx +400pp, xx +400pp, xxiv +400pp, xxiv +402pp. The chapters such as education in London, the Old Jewry, Military London, Railway terminals, Charities, museums etc are by various authors (inc. J.C. Platt, J.Saunders, F.W. Fairholt, J.R. Planche“, W. Weir, G.L. Craik and the editor). A tight neat copy. *Note extra shipping charge for 6 vols.
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Book number: V10272
GBP 66.00 [Appr.: EURO 74 US$ 83.36 | JP„ 8913]
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Keywords: London history topography

 KORNMANN,HENRY, ENUCLEATAE QUAESTIONES Complectentes perjucundum Tractatum De VIRGINUM STATU AC JURE [Brief Questions including a very pleasant discussion of the status & rights of Virgins] ..
KORNMANN,HENRY
ENUCLEATAE QUAESTIONES Complectentes perjucundum Tractatum De VIRGINUM STATU AC JURE [Brief Questions including a very pleasant discussion of the status & rights of Virgins] ..
Nuremberg (Norimbergae), Johann Zieger 1679 . Duodecimo black roan gilt and blindstamped with 5 raised bands blind-tooled and compartments gilt (one hinge splitting but holding/tips worn & scuffed) All Edges Gilt. Fine armorial bookplate on pastedown of Robert Marquess of Crewe. Titlepage +[22]pp prliminaries +284pp (? lacking 2 blanks after Finis). *First published in 1610 under the title Sibylla Trygandriana seu De Virginitate. Because this work deals with sexual, medical and occult matters it was an immediate success. Several editions were published with false imprints but this is not one of the pirated editions. A treatise on women & virgins as regarded by law and their status based on classical & theological writings, superstitious beliefs & occult practices. In 140 chapters each starting with a question which is then answered.
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Book number: V71095
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Keywords: women virgins virginity legal medical occult

 LAMY, J.P. (EDITS) GOTTFRIED MIND (1768-1814), OEUVRE DE GEOFROI MIND de Berne receuilli de différens Cabinets particuliers et publié par J.P. Lamy, Editeur d'Arts à Berne et Bâle. Livraison accompagnée d'une Notice historique er biographique du Peintre.
LAMY, J.P. (EDITS) GOTTFRIED MIND (1768-1814)
OEUVRE DE GEOFROI MIND de Berne receuilli de différens Cabinets particuliers et publié par J.P. Lamy, Editeur d'Arts à Berne et Bâle. Livraison accompagnée d'une Notice historique er biographique du Peintre.
Berne, Basle & Lausanne, J.P. Lamy 1816 approx (no date given) Hand-coloured aquatints (12) of children by Geofroi Mind engr. by [Ernst] Rauch mounted on printed titled brown art paper all but one with diamond or oval embossed blindstamp L.(Lamy) or JPL. . Oblong quarto red roan with green diamond shaped onlay gilt, titled JEUX D'ENFANTS DE MIND, later red cloth slip case (spine, corners & some parts of rear board repaired with leather & near matching gilt edge tooling) recased with new endpapers & large engraved label of Lamy laid down on older Free EP. Titlepage with stipple engraved vignette of Mind and his cat at work +[2]pp Foreword +[6]pp Life of Mind +12 plates mounted within rules with "Jeu d'Enfants Bernois, Mind del. & Rauch sc." on each and owner of the original picture on most. *This collection of 12 aquatints is the most charming of four published by Lamy and identical to the 3rd MIND-3 in the Helvetic Archives Gugelmann collection. They are: 1) Two boys and sled, no owner listed (black edge smudged into part of white of picture); 2) Girl riding on a boy with whip, Mr. Sigmond Wagner; 3) Four boys playing soldiers, owner as 2 (black edge smudged into mount only away from picture); 4) Boy riding goat, owner as 2 (outer edge of brown mount has minor tissue adhesion); 5) Line of 8 children, Comte Uxbridge; 6) Eleven children passing under a bridge made by 4 girls holding cloth, owner as 6; 7) Six sitting children pulled up by another & one watching, owner as 6 (small break-through at embossed stamp); 8) See-saw (Schaukeln), owner as 6 (only one without blindstamp); 9) Game of marbles, owner as 6 (2 corners torn where glued down without loss); 10) Whipping-tops with 9 children & dog (Kreiselspiel), owner as 6 (some light finger marks on white area 2cm old tear repaired without loss); 11) Girl in middle of circle, owner as 6 (sl. Crooked ?replaced on mount); 12) Ten children playing King of the Castle, Mr. J.J. Bacofen. Scarce complete set as published by Lamy in this collection, charming Berner Trachten, lively scenes of play.
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Book number: V68609
GBP 2530.00 [Appr.: EURO 2828 US$ 3195.51 | JP„ 341680]
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Keywords: Swiss Bernese artist Gottfried Mind

 LAPIDE,CORNELIO CORNELII A (VAN DEN STEEN OU LA PIERRE), COMMENTARII IN CANTICUM CANTICORUM
LAPIDE,CORNELIO CORNELII A (VAN DEN STEEN OU LA PIERRE)
COMMENTARII IN CANTICUM CANTICORUM
Lugduni, Jacob & Peter Prost Brothers 1st first edition 1637 Large copperplate printers mark on Titlepage + 2 emblematic woodcuts (repeats) + foliated and tail pieces. . Folio contemporary blindstamped pig with 2 working clasps with central emblem within floriated concentric panels on 5 raised bands beveled wooden boards old paper titling label bands painted black (old if not even original) (some rubbing/staining but in very good condition) Titlepages in red and black +[14pp] =foreword & approbations 492pp +[26pp] The book is in such good state that aside from neat ownership Capucinorum Tubij, in which monastary it seems to have been for a long time having an early hand written, with a later rubber stamp of the same and also a printed strip tipped to below imprint date for the same, there are no other marks. *One of Lapide's commentaries on the books of the Old Testament. Only St.Paul & Pentateuch were published while he was still in Belgium, he was then called to Rome where he was Professor of Hebrew and Scripture and where he spent the last 20 years teaching and editing his commentaries until his death in 1637. This, as several of his other works were only published after his death and then were in almost continual print as "They explain not only the literal, but also the allegorical, tropological, and anagogical sense of the sacred text, and furnish a large number of quotations from the Fathers and the later interpreters of Holy Writ" [Catholic Encyc.]
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Keywords: religion Bible commentaries Song of Songs Solomon First edition.

 LAW,WILLIAM (1686-1761), REMARKS UPON A LATE BOOK, ENTITULED, THE FABLE OF THE BEES, or Private Vices, Publick Benefits. In a Letter to the Author. To which is added, A Postscript, containing an Observation or two upon Mr. Bayle.
LAW,WILLIAM (1686-1761)
REMARKS UPON A LATE BOOK, ENTITULED, THE FABLE OF THE BEES, or Private Vices, Publick Benefits. In a Letter to the Author. To which is added, A Postscript, containing an Observation or two upon Mr. Bayle.
London, William & John Innys the West-end of St.Paul's 1726 Decorative headpiece of St. Paul's. . Octavo roan gilt ruled on 5 raised bands (rebacked /tips worn) Titlepage +106pp + [4]pp Innys' book list. Inner hinge strengthened else a very neat clean tight edition. *An attack on Bernard de Mandeville's Fables of the Bees dealing with Vices & ethics of the time. This is the third edition (first was 1724) with the 1762 edition by a different publisher wrongly also called the third.
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Book number: V72224
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 I.P.P.L. [JEAN-PAUL PERRIN] TRANSLATED BY SAMSON LENNARD, LUTHERS FORE-RUNNERS: or, A Cloud of Witnesses, Deposing for the Protestant faith. Gathered together in the Historie of the Waldenses: Who for diuers hundred yeares before Luther successiuely opposed Popery, professed the truth of the Gospell, and sealed it with their bloud ... Diuided into three parts. The first concernes their originall beginning ... The second containes the historie of the Waldenses called Albingenses. The third concerneth the doctrine and discipline which hath bene common amongst them, and the confutation of the doctrine of their aduersaries.
I.P.P.L. [JEAN-PAUL PERRIN] TRANSLATED BY SAMSON LENNARD
LUTHERS FORE-RUNNERS: or, A Cloud of Witnesses, Deposing for the Protestant faith. Gathered together in the Historie of the Waldenses: Who for diuers hundred yeares before Luther successiuely opposed Popery, professed the truth of the Gospell, and sealed it with their bloud ... Diuided into three parts. The first concernes their originall beginning ... The second containes the historie of the Waldenses called Albingenses. The third concerneth the doctrine and discipline which hath bene common amongst them, and the confutation of the doctrine of their aduersaries.
London, Nathanael Newbery 1624 . Small quarto calf rebacked with old spine label laid on and recornered (one corner again worn). Titlepage in red & black + [12]pp prelims +66pp +[2]pp omitted earlier +144pp +143pp +103pp. Titlepage with professional repair to three corners & next page and last page with similar repairs. Second book with one page of old hand written notes interpolated. New endpapers but retaining a blank before the title and bookplate of Earls of Dacre. A few ink corrections and two ink spots but only about 6 pages are affected. A neat copy in original binding with later repairs.
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Book number: V72907
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Keywords: religion Protestant Waldenses Lollards Albigensians

 LESGUILLON, HERMANCE (AND OTHERS), COURONNE POETIQUE DE NAPOLEON Hommage de la Poesie a la Gloire.
LESGUILLON, HERMANCE (AND OTHERS)
COURONNE POETIQUE DE NAPOLEON Hommage de la Poesie a la Gloire.
Paris, Amyot 1840 Engraved frontis of Napoleon by Breviere. . Octavo calf gilt decorated spine gilt ownership stamp to front cover "N.-V.-P. POIRIN 5 Mai 1842" with double ruled gilt lines to both covers (corners worn to tips/spine sunned/lower cover bit marked but a handsome and sound binding) All Edges Gilt. Frontis + viii + 316pp including index. Pale mark of former damp to gutter, green silk bookmark still attached to headband, pastedowns with tan and orange marks but lacking free endpapers. *Twenty-four poems by poets in reply to an appeal to raise a literary monument to Napoleon.
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Book number: V64346
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 SOCIETE DE GENS DE LETTRES [ACCORDING TO BRITISH LIBRARY BY J.P. GALLAIS WITH ANOTHER], HISTOIRE DE NAPOLEON BUONAPARTE depuis sa Naissance, en 1769, jusqu'a sa Translation a l'Ile Sainte-Helene, en 1815. Tome Second [Vol.2 ONLY in two parts].
SOCIETE DE GENS DE LETTRES [ACCORDING TO BRITISH LIBRARY BY J.P. GALLAIS WITH ANOTHER]
HISTOIRE DE NAPOLEON BUONAPARTE depuis sa Naissance, en 1769, jusqu'a sa Translation a l'Ile Sainte-Helene, en 1815. Tome Second [Vol.2 ONLY in two parts].
Paris, L.G. Michaud 1817 Frontispiece portrait (Cambacérčs author of the Napoleonic Code) engraved by Mme Soyer. . Volume II (of IV) octavo original lilac PAPER WRAPS with printed spine label. Completely uncut & unopened 176pp + 5-166pp. This volume covers Campaigns in Egypt and Italy to 1808 & includes his naming as Emperor. French texts in original pre-binding wrappers were sold in this condition in France at that time for binding by the customer. Slight splitting to foot & hinges of wrap, faint damp-marks to a few pages at the beginning. *An interesting contemporary account with a probable half title and another leaf at the start of Part 2 missing? Books like this in uncut wide margined condition are scarce.
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Book number: V6937
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LEVER, CHARLES (1806-1872) WRITING AS HARRY LORREQUER (PHIZ ILLUSTRATIONS)
CHARLES O'MALLEY, the Irish Dragoon edited by Harry Lorrequer
Dublin Ireland, William Curry Jun. & Co. 1842 Plates(42 + 2 Engraved TP correct as listed) by Phiz. . Two Volumes octavo half calf gilt spine overall gilt with 4 gilt labels one red one darker (1cm split to foot of one hinge/damage to one volume's labels/lower board of vol.2 distorted) ix+(5)+348pp vii+336pp. Sold as a reading copy only in a binding that looks great on the shelf because many plates have a damp stain and some foxing but the text except for fewer than a dozen pages is entirely free from foxing/staining. A neat set.
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Book number: V67934
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LEVER, CHARLES (1806-1872) (ILLUSTRATED BY PHIZ)
DAVENPORT DUNN: A Man of Our Day. With illustration by Phiz.
London, Chapman & Hall 1st first edition in book form 1859 Frontispiece + engraved TP + 42 plates (total 44) by Phiz. . Octavo plum gilt roan (one hinge cracked/ head&foot of spine chipped & worn/spine faded/tips worn) vii+[i] +595pp. Inscription on FEP and 1" tear to one plate, with old repair, and faint corner damp marking to a few others never near to printed area. *Unlike Dickens' novels, also Phiz illustated and published by this publisher, this work seems to have been printed on less acid paper as it is not so prone to foxing. Here minor signs of use but minimal foxing/browning.
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Book number: V68053
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LEVER, CHARLES (1806-1872) (PHIZ ILLUSTRATIONS)
OUR MESS Vol.I JACK HINTON, The GUARDSMAN
Dublin, William Curry Jun. & Co. 1st edition 1843 Steel Plates (27 including portrait of Lever) by Phiz. . Volume I complete in itself but further adventures of Our Mess are recounted in TOM BURKE (qv). Octavo half calf, gilt spine in compartments with 4 foliated corners and central design to each (tips bit worn/slight scuffing/rubbing/Lower board bowed) x+[4]+396pp. *Sold as a Binding - looks very handsome on the shelf but the plates are heavily foxed (as frequently) and a few pages and plate at the end are stained but legible. The rest of the text is almost entirely white. Reading copy in a handsome binding.
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Book number: V67936
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 LEVER, CHARLES (1806-1872) (HARRY LORREQUER), TOM BURKE of "Ours" with numerous illustrations on steel, by H.K. Browne. In Two Volumes. Vol.I [Vol.II]
LEVER, CHARLES (1806-1872) (HARRY LORREQUER)
TOM BURKE of "Ours" with numerous illustrations on steel, by H.K. Browne. In Two Volumes. Vol.I [Vol.II]
Dublin, William Curry, Jun. 1st edition 1844 Steel engraved plates (42 +2 frontispieces) by H.K. Browne. . 2 volumes leather-cloth spines repaired with marbled boards (edges rubbed) xii +372pp, x +294pp. Ownership E.F. Oldham in pencil to endpapers. One leaf torn with old repair using tissue & still quite readable, last leaf of vol.I with marginal repairs without loss, 3 corners torn off but only one affecting printed area with loss of end letters of 3 words. Extensive foxing/browning of plates, as usual.
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Book number: V73949
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 LITTLETON, ADAM (1627-1694), SIXTY ONE SERMONS PREACHED MOSTLY ON PUBLICK OCCASIONS; Whereof Five formerly Printed. By Adam Littleton, D.D. Rector of Chelsey in Middlesex, and One of his Majesties Chaplains in Ordinary. With a Table.
LITTLETON, ADAM (1627-1694)
SIXTY ONE SERMONS PREACHED MOSTLY ON PUBLICK OCCASIONS; Whereof Five formerly Printed. By Adam Littleton, D.D. Rector of Chelsey in Middlesex, and One of his Majesties Chaplains in Ordinary. With a Table.
London, S. Roycroft for Richard Marriott. 1680 . Folio contemporary calf with newer label (spine repaired with old spine relaid/recornered but some surface pitting).TP +(14p=Preface & table of texts) +352pp TP +328pp TP +102pp (!0p= Scripture texts) +(52p=Index +(1p=errata verso blank) First titlepage in red and black + 4 further titlepages dated 1679 one of which is within thru pagination) Free endpapers with fine calligraphic ownership dated 1770 surrounded by Biblical inscriptions but endpaper restored to all margins and hinge. Both front and back pastedowns marked, lacks rear free endpaper but final leaf of text (errata) is blank on rear except for ownerships which have ink show-through to the errata on the recto of **Mmm(4). Book block with some marginal browning and a few marks but wide margins, and tightly bound sound condition.
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Book number: V73264
GBP 305.00 [Appr.: EURO 341 US$ 385.23 | JP„ 41191]
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Keywords: sermons religion

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