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Durey de Noinville (Jacques Bernard) Dissertation sur les Bibliotheques

[Durey de Noinville (Jacques Bernard)] Dissertation sur les Bibliotheques, lacking half-title and errata leaf but with 3pp. approbation/privilege at end, old ink inscription to title, 1758; Table Alphabetique des Dictionnaires, 1758, together 2 works in 1 vol., cropped, browned at beginning and end, later cloth-backed boards, slightly rubbed at edges, Paris, Chaubert & Herissant § Achard (C.F.) Cours Élémentaire de Bibliographie..., vol.1 only (of 2), Marseilles, 1806 bound with Bibliographie Instructive, vol.10 only, Paris, 1782, together 2 works in 1 vol., some browning, modern half cloth; and a second edition of Fournier's Nouveau Dictionnaire of 1809, 8vo (3) ⁂ The first item contains a survey of French libraries and the first bibliography of dictionaries. [Durey de Noinville (Jacques Bernard)], Dissertation sur les Bibliotheques, , lacking half-title and errata leaf but with 3pp. approbation/privilege at end, old ink inscription to title, 1758; Table Alphabetique des Dictionnaires, 1758, together 2 works in 1 vol, ., cropped, browned at beginning and end, later cloth-backed boards, slightly rubbed at edges, Paris, Chaubert & Herissant, § Achard (C.F.) Cours Élémentaire de Bibliographie..., vol.1 only (of 2), Marseilles, 1806, bound with, Bibliographie Instructive, vol.10 only, Paris, 1782, together 2 works in 1 vol., some browning, modern half cloth, ; and a second edition of, Fournier's Nouveau Dictionnaire, of 1809, 8vo, (3), ⁂ The first item contains a survey of French libraries and the first bibliography of dictionariesRead more

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Paper.- Green (J. Barcham) Papermaking by Hand, limited edition printed

Paper.- Green (J. Barcham) Papermaking by Hand, limited edition printed on pale green paper, signed and inscribed "Thanks for listening, Rémy [Barcham] Green..." (son of the author) on front free endpaper, original pictorial boards, uncut, Maidstone, 1967 § Mason (John) Paper Making as an Artistic Craft, revised edition, signed by the author on frontispiece and at end of Acknowledgements, tipped-in samples, original wrappers, Leicester, Twelve by Eight, 1963 § Nature and Making of Papyrus (The), number 413 of 495 copies signed by the printer and papermaker, printed on different handmade papers, tipped-in sample, original cloth, uncut, glacine dust-jacket, Barkston Ash, Elemete Press, 1973 § Polastron (Lucien X.) Le Papier: 2000 Ans d'Histoire et de Savoir-Faire, Paris, 1999 § Pavia (F.) Papier(s), Tours, 2000 § Chambers (Anne) Suminagashi: The Japanese Art of Marbling, 1991, plates and illustrations, some colour, the last three original cloth or boards with dust-jackets, the first three with spines browned; and 14 others on paper and papermaking, some pamphlets, 8vo & 4to (20), Paper.- Green (J. Barcham), Papermaking by Hand, , limited edition printed on pale green paper, signed and inscribed "Thanks for listening, Rémy [Barcham] Green...", (son of the author) on front free endpaper, original pictorial boards, uncut, Maidstone, 1967 § Mason (John) Paper Making as an Artistic Craft, , revised edition, signed by the author, on frontispiece and at end of Acknowledgements, tipped-in samples, original wrappers, Leicester, Twelve by Eight, 1963 § Nature and Making of Papyrus (The), number 413 of 495 copies signed by the printer and papermaker, printed on different handmade papers, tipped-in sample, original cloth, uncut, glacine dust-jacket, Barkston Ash, Elemete Press, 1973 § Polastron (Lucien X.) Le Papier: 2000 Ans d'Histoire et de Savoir-Faire, Paris, 1999 § Pavia (F.) Papier(s), Tours, 2000 § Chambers (Anne) Suminagashi: The Japanese Art of Marbling, 1991, plates and illustrations, some colour, the last three original cloth or boards with dust-jackets, the first three with spines browned, ; and 14 others on paper and papermaking, some pamphlets, 8vo & 4to, (20)Read more

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Keble (Joseph) The Statutes at Large in Paragraphs and Sections or

Keble (Joseph) The Statutes at Large in Paragraphs and Sections or Numbers from Magna Charta Until This Time ... , bookplates, ex-library with discreet blind-stamps, ink inscription, ink and pencil annotations, occasional water-staining and spotting, marginal worm damage (Dd4-Ff4), 5 loose leaves, contemporary calf, boards detached, rubbed, areas of loss to corners and extremities, John Bill, Thomas Newcomb, and Henry Hills, 1681 § The Bible Containing the Old and New Testaments, bound after Book of Common Prayer (lacking title, and corners of A2 and A3) and before Concordances (lacking final leaf), family history in various hands to blank prelims and tipped in, later morocco, rubbed and scuffed, bumping to corners and extremities, Oxford, Thomas Baskett and Robert Baskett, 1739-44; and a quantity of other; v.s. (qty) sold not subject to return, Keble (Joseph), The Statutes at Large in Paragraphs and Sections or Numbers from Magna Charta Until This Time ... , bookplates, ex-library with discreet blind-stamps, ink inscription, ink and pencil annotations, occasional water-staining and spotting, marginal worm damage (Dd4-Ff4), 5 loose leaves, contemporary calf, boards detached, rubbed, areas of loss to corners and extremities, John Bill, Thomas Newcomb, and Henry Hills, 1681 § The Bible Containing the Old and New Testaments, bound after Book of Common Prayer (lacking title, and corners of A2 and A3) and before Concordances (lacking final leaf), family history in various hands to blank prelims and tipped in, later morocco, rubbed and scuffed, bumping to corners and extremities, Oxford, Thomas Baskett and Robert Baskett, 1739-44; and a quantity of other;, v.s. (qty) sold not subject to returnRead more

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Münster (Sebastian), La Cosmographie Universelle, 1552.
Münster (Sebastian) La Cosmographie Universelle, lacking title, portrait and all double-page or folding woodcut maps and views, numerous woodcuts within text, ruled throughout in red, some ff. loose, some water-staining, 19th century panelled calf, rebacked, preserving original worn backstrip, corners worn, rubbed and scuffed, folio, [Basel], Heinrich Petri, 1552. sold not subject to return. Münster (Sebastian), La Cosmographie Universelle, , lacking title, portrait and all double-page or folding woodcut maps and views, numerous woodcuts within text, ruled throughout in red, some ff. loose, some water-staining, 19th century panelled calf, rebacked, preserving original worn backstrip, corners worn, rubbed and scuffed, folio, [Basel], Heinrich Petri, 1552. sold not subject to return Forum Auctions
New Testament, Greek.- Tes Kaines Diathekes Apanta, Novum Testamentum
New Testament, Greek.- Tes Kaines Diathekes Apanta, Novum Testamentum [graece], edited by Robert Estienne, 2 vol. first Estienne edition, second issue, Greek type, titles with woodcut basilisk devices, woodcut decorative initials and head-pieces, colophon f. with woodcut printer's device verso, ruled in red throughout, occasional spotting, a little light browning, 18th century blind-stamped black panelled morocco, rebacked, preserving original backstrips, corners repaired, [Adams B1657; D&M 4616; Mortimer, French, 74; Renouard, Estienne, 66:2; Schreiber 90], 16mo, Paris, Robert Estienne, November, 1546. ⁂ The first Estienne Greek New Testament. It is the first book printed in Claude Garamond's second and smallest Greek type. Provenance: 'Ex-libris Nicolai Piat' (later ink inscription to titles); 'V.Aubry' (19th / 20th century ink stamp to titles). New Testament, Greek.-, Tes Kaines Diathekes Apanta, Novum Testamentum [graece], edited by Robert Estienne, 2 vol. first Estienne edition, , second issue, Greek type, titles with woodcut basilisk devices, woodcut decorative initials and head-pieces, colophon f. with woodcut printer's device verso, ruled in red throughout, occasional spotting, a little light browning, 18th century blind-stamped black panelled morocco, rebacked, preserving original backstrips, corners repaired, [Adams B1657; D&M 4616; Mortimer, French, 74; Renouard, Estienne, 66:2; Schreiber 90], 16mo, Paris, Robert Estienne, , November, 1546. ⁂ The first Estienne Greek New Testament. It is the first book printed in Claude Garamond's second and smallest Greek type. Provenance: 'Ex-libris Nicolai Piat' (later ink inscription to titles); 'V.Aubry' (19th / 20th century ink stamp to titles) Forum Auctions
Goethe (Johann Wolfgang von) Werke, Stuttgart & Tubingen, 55 vol., 1827-34.
Goethe (Johann Wolfgang von) Werke, vol.1-55 only (of 60), engraved plate in vol.51, folding tables, some foxing and browning, original boards, maroon leather spine labels, lettered in gilt (one missing), many spines darkened, rubbed, 12mo, Stuttgart & Tuebingen, 1827-34. Goethe (Johann Wolfgang von), Werke, , vol.1-55 only (of 60), engraved plate in vol.51, folding tables, some foxing and browning, original boards, maroon leather spine labels, lettered in gilt (one missing), many spines darkened, rubbed, 12mo, Stuttgart & Tuebingen, , 1827-34 Forum Auctions
Waugh (Evelyn) A Handful of Dust, 1934.
Waugh (Evelyn) A Handful of Dust, first edition, frontispiece, minor browning to margins of text, original cloth, small dent to fore-edges, very slight fading to spine, else fine, dust-jacket, spine browned, some minor chipping to spine ends and corners, original publishers wraparound band, sunned at spine and with tape repair to verso, an excellent example overall, preserved in custom slip-case, 8vo, 1934. ⁂ Scarce in the dust-jacket, especially with the wraparound band. Waugh (Evelyn) A Handful of Dust, first edition, frontispiece, minor browning to margins of text, original cloth, small dent to fore-edges, very slight fading to spine, else fine, dust-jacket, spine browned, some minor chipping to spine ends and corners, original publisher, s wraparound band, sunned at spine and with tape repair to verso, an excellent example overall, preserved in custom slip-case, 8vo, 1934. ⁂, Scarce in the dust-jacket, especially with the wraparound band Forum Auctions
Juan de Jesús María. Stimulus Compunctionis et Soliloquia, 1611.
Medieval manuscript used in binding.- Juan de Jesús María. Stimulus Compunctionis et Soliloquia., title with woodcut printers device, woodcut decorative initials, some marginal worming, lightly browned, bound in an 11th / early 12th century ms. leaf over later boards, initials in red, remains of a paper label, soiled, 12mo, Cologne, Antonius Boëtzer, 1611. Medieval manuscript used in binding.- Juan de Jesús María. Stimulus Compunctionis et Soliloquia, ., title with woodcut printer, s device, woodcut decorative initials, some marginal worming, lightly browned, bound in an 11, th, / early 12, century ms. leaf over later boards, initials in red, remains of a paper label, soiled, 12mo, Cologne, Antonius Boëtzer, 1611 Forum Auctions

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