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Monthly Archives: April 2011

PRINTED 1723: THE MOST IMPORTANT AND ACCLAIMED 18th CENTURY TREATISE ON THE MYSTERY OF CHINESE LAQUER AND VARNISH

AN IMPORTANT TECHNICAL CONTRIBUTION, ESPECIALLY IN ITS FRENCH EDITION, TO CHINOISERIE The Book: Bonanni, Filippo. Traitè des vernis : où l’on donne la maniere d’en composer un, qui reffemble parfaitment à celui de la Chine, & plufieurs autres qui concernent la painture, la dorure, la gravure à l’eau forte, & c … Publisher: Paris : […]

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PRINTED c. 1488-1490 : ONE OF THE EARLIEST PRINTED BOOKS OF ENGLISH LAW

THE EARLIEST PRINTED ABRIDGMENT OF CASE LAW HIGHLY IMPORTANT ENGLISH PRINTER Printed in a specially designed “lettre bâtarde”, the semi-cursive that resembled handwritten script The Incunable: [Statham, Nicholas ] [Abridgement of law cases, Edward I-Henry VI, in Norman-French] “Accompte.” [Rouen]: Guillaume Le Talleur, for Richard Pynson, [c.1488- 1490] FOLIO. 24 cm., 187 of 190 lvs., […]

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PRINTED 1601. THE MILTON FRIEDMAN OF SALAMANCA

The 5 Volume COMPLETE Collected works in FOLIO of Martín de Azpilcueta, the Canonist and economist, credited as the FIRST to develop monetarist theory With the Wonderful Cat and Mouse Printer Device of the Sessa Printing House The Set: Martin de Azpilcueta D. Martini ab Azpilcueta Navarri… Opera omnia, quae quidem adhuc fideliter habita sunt, atque […]

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A Fundamental Document of Jewish Relations with the State and a major work of Anti-semitic Literature

PRINTED 1614: The Extremely Rare FIRST OFFICIAL EDITION of Stättigkeit and Ordnung The Book: Der Juden zu Franckfurt Stättigkeit und Ordnung, wie die selbe so wol von uhralten Jahren hero, als hernacher biß auff das Jahr 1613 gefunden worden. Franckfurt am Mayn, 1614. Small FOLIO, 30.3 cm x 197. COMPLETE. A handsome, wide-margined copy; light […]

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PRINTED 1517: An Extremely Rare and Influential Low German ‘Golden Legend’

So named because the people of the time considered it worth its weight in gold. Few works have had a more profound impact on the art and literature of so many nations Over 200 SPLENDID WOODCUTS [LOW GERMAN HAGIOGRAPHY] [Based on Voragine, Jacobus de, 1230?-98] Passionael efte dat levent der hyllighen to düde, uth dem […]

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