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Monthly Archives: October 2010

PRINTED 1481: A HANDSOME AND FRESH KOBERGER INCUNABLE

RARE UNFINISHED UNDERDRAWINGS IN PREPARATION FOR LARGE ILLUMINATED INITIALS Scotus, Johns Duns.  Quaestiones in quattuor libros Sententiarum.  Nuremberg, Anton Koberger, 1481.  Part III and IV in 1 volume.  FOLIO,  347 mm.  [58], [140] lvs. Parts COMPLETE including initial and final blanks.  Edited by Thomas Penketh and Bartholomaeus Bellatus. Commentary on Petrus Lombardus’ Sententiarum libri quattuor. ...

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PRINTED 1591 : Triumph of the Martyrs

Rudolphine Mannerism: A SPLENDID SUITE OF OLD MASTER ENGRAVINGS Triumph of the Martyrs. 1591, Aegidius I & Joannes I Sadeler excudit, Martin de Vos figuravit, Crispin de Passe sculpsit. Ref: Hollstein XLIV, p. 55, 212-222. Small Folio 28 x 19, cm., The whole bound in contemporary vellum and gilt, slight soiling to t.p., but overall...

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PRINTED 1556: THE FIRST EDITION OF THE EXPANDED MAGNA CARTA

Of Fundamental importance to constitutional law in England, the U.S. Constitution and the Bill of Rights. Magna Charta cum statutis quae Antiqua vocantur, iam recens excusa, & summa fide emendata, iuxta vetusta exemplaria ad Parliamenti rotulos examinata : quibus accesserunt nonnulla nunc primum typis edita, apud Richardum Totelum, 12. Iun., 1556.  London : In aedibus...

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PRINTED 1682: THE ICONOGRAPHY OF Johann Wilhelm Baur

LARGE OBLONG FOLIO:  145 Magnificent Engraved Plates “INCLUDING PALACES, GARDENS, HISTORIES, AND OTHER THINGS IN ITALY WORTH VIEWING” Baur, Joh Wilhelm.  Iconographia, complectens in se passionem miracula, vitam Christi universam, necnon prospectus rarissimorum portuum, palatiorum hortorum, historiamque aliarum rerum, quæ per Italiam spectatu sunt dignæ … incisæ a Melch. Kyssel. [Augsburg, M. Kysel] Augustæ Vindelicorum...

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A MAGNIFICENT AND VERY RARE ILLUSTRATED RENAISSANCE BOOK OF THE PRINCES OF TYROL

PRINTED 1599: FOLIO. SPLENDID ENGRAVINGS. [ Custos, Dominicus][Henning, Marcu] Tirolensvum Principum Comitvm : Der Gefürsten Grafen zu Tyrol ; Von Anno 1229 biß Anno 1600 ; Eigentliche Contrafacturen ; Sampt Historischer Beschreibung, auß hieuor außgangnem Latein, durch dessen Autorn verteutscht ; Gedruckt zu Augsburg in verlegung Dominici Custodis. Augspurg : Custos, 1599. [74] p. illus.,...

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THE SPLENDID COMBINATION OF POE AND RACKHAM

1st ed.  PRINTED 1935 in a Handsome Sangorski and Sutcliffe Solander Box Edgar Allan Poe; Arthur Rackham.Tales of mystery & imagination London : G.G. Harrap, 1935. Ill. on lining papers. Cover title: Poe’s tales of mystery & imagination. 317 p., [29] leaves of plates : ill.(some col.) ; 26 cm. FIRST RACKHAM EDITION.  FINE COPY...

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Printed 1800: THE FIRST COLLECTED EDITION OF ROBERT BURNS

SPLENDID COPY IN CONTEMPORARY TREE CALF [Robert Burns]; [James CURRIE, M.D.]The Works of Robert Burns; with an account of his life, and a criticism on his writings. To which are prefixed, some observations on the character and condition of the Scottish peasantry. [By James Currie.]. Printed by J. M’Creery: Liverpool; for T. Cadell, Jun. &...

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