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  • Geneva / Breeches Bible by [Bible in English]
    [Bible in English]
    Geneva / Breeches Bible

    London: A very nice copy of a Breeches Bible published by Robert Barker in 1608. Contains: A general title; The Old Testament (but no separate Old Testament Title page); The New Testament With Title; Revelation ; 2 Concordances (With separate title stating that these were collected by R.F.H.) ; Book of Psalms (Separate title state that they were collected by Thomas Sternehold & John Hopkins). Bound in full 20th century mottled calf. Plain new endpapers. 4 raised bands to spine, blind decorations to compartments. Board edges patterned. No label or titles to spine. All title pages present. Final 3 pages, Psalms with very old repairs and one page inserted out of order. Psalms complete but Creed incomplete at end of…

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    London: A very nice copy of a Breeches Bible published by Robert Barker in 1608. Contains: A general title; The Old Testament (but no separate Old Testament Title page); The New Testament With Title; Revelation ; 2 Concordances (With separate title stating that these were collected by R.F.H.) ; Book of Psalms (Separate title state that they were collected by Thomas Sternehold & John Hopkins). Bound in full 20th century mottled calf. Plain new endpapers. 4 raised bands to spine, blind decorations to compartments. Board edges patterned. No label or titles to spine. All title pages present. Final 3 pages, Psalms with very old repairs and one page inserted out of order. Psalms complete but Creed incomplete at end of book (So ends at page 92). All sections dated 1608. Robert Barker. The noted issues with this copy are: f68 marked as f96; f173 with pasted down border note; f329 (last of Ezekiel misbound in Daniel); f330 present but with loss of a large are of text; f434 mispaginated as f435; f435 has large ink stain to verso; f464 small closed tear; f483 torn with some loss; f490 mispaginated as f499; f534 complete but torn; Book of Psalms: 1st 10 pages unpaginated; p28 mispaginated as p27; p86 mispaginated as p66; pps 87/88 exchanged with pps 89/90; The final two leaves have been repaired, and the final leaf with moderate loss to the edges. As is inevitable with a Bible of this age, there are also tiny tears, nicks and edgewear, and a general darkening of the pages, nevertheless s a very nice example. This edition of the Geneva Bible received the nickname Breeches Bible, because on its erroneous translation of Genesis Chapter 3, Verse 7. The text reads: 'Then the eyes of them both were opened, and they knew that they were naked, and they sewed figge tree leaves together, and made themselves breeches.' Each page is numbered to the recto only (if at all) so these are actually leaf numbers (so we refer to fn). To confuse matters further, the book of psalms numbers each page, not leaf. Full collation: [ii], 1-554, [1-98], [1]-91.pp Collation: [lacks blank q1], q2-Zzz10, A-L2, A-G3. Our copy substantially conforms to Darlow & Moule 225a. The states that it is substantially a close reprint of the 1605 quarto, with text ending on fo.554 (as does ours for the OT and NT) and with Gen. i. 3: 'Then God Sayd...' 240 by 170mm (9½ by 6¾ inches).

    . Très bel exemplaire d'une Bible en culotte de cheval publiée par Robert Barker en 1608. Contient : Un titre général ; l'Ancien Testament (mais pas de page de titre séparée pour l'Ancien Testament) ; le Nouveau Testament avec un titre ; l'Apocalypse ; 2 concordances (avec un titre séparé indiquant qu'elles ont été rassemblées par R.F.H.) ; le Livre des Psaumes (avec un titre séparé indiquant qu'elles ont été rassemblées par Thomas Sternehold & John Hopkins). Reliure en plein veau moucheté du 20e siècle. Les pages de garde sont neuves et unies. 4 bandes surélevées au dos, décorations aveugles sur les compartiments. Bords de la planche à motifs. Pas d'étiquette ni de titre au dos. Toutes les pages de titre sont présentes. Les 3 dernières pages, Psaumes avec de très vieilles réparations et une page insérée dans le désordre. Les Psaumes sont complets mais le Credo est incomplet à la fin du livre (So se termine à la page 92). Toutes les sections sont datées de 1608. Robert Barker. Les problèmes notés dans cet exemplaire sont : f68 marqué comme f96 ; f173 avec une note de bordure collée ; f329 (dernière page d'Ezéchiel mal reliée à Daniel) ; f330 présent mais avec perte d'une grande partie du texte ; f434 mal paginé comme f435 ; f435 a une grande tache d'encre au verso ; f464 petite déchirure fermée ; f483 déchiré avec une certaine perte ; f490 mal paginé comme f499 ; f534 complet mais déchiré ; Livre des Psaumes : Les 10 premières pages ne sont pas paginées ; p28 mal paginée comme p27 ; p86 mal paginée comme p66 ; pps 87/88 échangées avec pps 89/90 ; Les deux derniers feuillets ont été réparés, et le dernier feuillet avec une perte modérée sur les bords. Comme c'est inévitable avec une Bible de cet âge, il y a aussi de petites déchirures, des entailles et un assombrissement général des pages, mais c'est un très bel exemplaire. Cette édition de la Bible de Genève a reçu le surnom de Bible à culotte, en raison de sa traduction erronée du chapitre 3, verset 7 de la Genèse. Le texte se lit comme suit : Les yeux de l'un et de l'autre s'ouvrirent, et ils connurent qu'ils étaient nus. Ils cousirent ensemble des feuilles de figuier et se firent une culotte. Chaque page n'étant numérotée qu'au recto (voire pas du tout), il s'agit en fait de numéros de feuilles (nous nous référons donc à fn). Pour compliquer encore les choses, le livre des psaumes numérote chaque page, et non chaque feuille. Collation complète : [ii], 1-554, [1-98], [1]-91.pp Collation : [manque le blanc q1], q2-Zzz10, A-L2, A-G3. Notre exemplaire est en grande partie conforme à Darlow & Moule 225a. Il s'agit essentiellement d'une réimpression proche du quarto de 1605, avec le texte se terminant sur fo.554 (comme le nôtre pour l'AT et le NT) et avec Gen. i. 3 : 'Then God Sayd...' 240 par 170mm (9½ par 6¾ pouces).

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  • L'Ecumoire, histoire japonoise. [Tansaï et Neadarné]. Nouvelle edition. by CREBILLON (DIT CREBILLON FILS) Claude-Prosper Jolyot de
    CREBILLON (DIT CREBILLON FILS) Claude-Prosper Jolyot de
    L'Ecumoire, histoire japonoise. [Tansaï et Neadarné]. Nouvelle edition.

    Amsterdam et Leipzig: Chez Arkstée et Merkus, 1743. Although entitled a new edition, this is a first edition thus. A scarce Dutch counterfeit edition of this scandalous work. Text in French. Issued under the title "L'Ecumoire" whilst the original was Tansaï et Neadarné. Bizarrely, the original title was used at the head of each page - so if this was an attempt to disguise the work, it was a fairly thin disguise. The original text only edition - published 1734 - was addressed to Beijing. In this edition, a frontispiece engraving is repeated in each volume. This shows the Emperor of China and his Court with monkeys in the trees. The preface claims that this is a classic work…

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    Amsterdam et Leipzig: Chez Arkstée et Merkus, 1743. Although entitled a new edition, this is a first edition thus. A scarce Dutch counterfeit edition of this scandalous work. Text in French. Issued under the title "L'Ecumoire" whilst the original was Tansaï et Neadarné. Bizarrely, the original title was used at the head of each page - so if this was an attempt to disguise the work, it was a fairly thin disguise. The original text only edition - published 1734 - was addressed to Beijing. In this edition, a frontispiece engraving is repeated in each volume. This shows the Emperor of China and his Court with monkeys in the trees. The preface claims that this is a classic work of Chinese antiquity. Title pages both in red and black. Bound in full speckled leather, with contemporary designs in gilt to the spine, and burgundy title label. Very slight rubbing to the binding only, in very presentable condition. Internally, a fresh work, with just a touch of marking to the pages. The recto of the rear end paper has some doodle lines to it, in pencil. The book was both popular and scandalous from its publication. It was considered a criticism of the Papal Bull Unigenitus (against Jansenism) and of Cardinal de Rohan, and Crébillon found himself imprisoned following these accusations. The lead character, Tanzai, is looking for a wife, despite the prophecy forbidding him to do so. He falls in love with the beautiful Neadarné, and their marriage takes place. The wedding night is rudely disrupted, and they must embark on a fantastical journey to free themselves from a curse. It was so inventive, that it led Voltaire to write in 1735: "I don't know anything as crazy as this book. If I had done it I would have been burned." (2) XVIII (4) 208 pp; (6) 328 pp. 135 x 80 mm (5¼ x 3¼ inches).

    . Bien qu'il s'agisse d'une nouvelle édition, il s'agit d'une première édition. Rare édition néerlandaise contrefaite de cet ouvrage scandaleux. Texte en français. Publié sous le titre "L'Ecumoire" alors que l'original était Tansaï et Neadarné. Bizarrement, le titre original a été utilisé en tête de chaque page - donc s'il s'agissait d'une tentative de déguiser l'ouvrage, c'était un déguisement assez mince. L'édition originale en texte seul - publiée en 1734 - était adressée à Pékin. Dans cette édition, une gravure en frontispice est répétée dans chaque volume. Elle représente l'empereur de Chine et sa cour avec des singes dans les arbres. La préface affirme qu'il s'agit d'un ouvrage classique de l'antiquité chinoise. Les pages de titre sont en rouge et en noir. Reliure en plein cuir moucheté, avec des motifs contemporains dorés au dos et une étiquette de titre bordeaux. Très légers frottements à la reliure seulement, en très bon état. L'intérieur de l'ouvrage est frais, avec juste un peu de marquage sur les pages. Le recto de la dernière page de garde présente quelques lignes gribouillées au crayon. Le livre a été à la fois populaire et scandaleux dès sa publication. Il fut considéré comme une critique de la bulle papale Unigenitus (contre le jansénisme) et du cardinal de Rohan, et Crébillon se retrouva emprisonné à la suite de ces accusations. Le personnage principal, Tanzai, cherche une épouse, malgré la prophétie qui le lui interdit. Il tombe amoureux de la belle Neadarné, et leur mariage a lieu. La nuit de noces est brutalement interrompue et ils doivent s'embarquer dans un voyage fantastique pour se libérer d'une malédiction. Ce livre était si inventif qu'il a conduit Voltaire à écrire en 1735 : "Je ne connais rien d'aussi fou que ce livre. Si je l'avais fait, on m'aurait brûlé". (2) XVIII (4) 208 pp ; (6) 328 pp. 135 x 80 mm (5¼ x 3¼ pouces).

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  • Judith, the widow of Bethulia. by ZIEGLER, Richard
    ZIEGLER, Richard
    Judith, the widow of Bethulia.

    London: Dennis Dobson Ltd, 1946. One of only 700 copies produced. With illustrations by the author. Original hardback pictorial paper covered boards are now a little rubbed and age toned. Reproductions of illustrations by Richard Ziegler, some full-page and other in-text. Text in English, in a calligraphy style. Very clean inside. 42 unnumbered pages. 330 x 265 mm (13 x 10½ inches). Un des 700 exemplaires produits. Avec des illustrations de l'auteur. Les planches originales couvertes de papier pictural sont maintenant un peu frottées et vieillies. Reproductions d'illustrations de Richard Ziegler, certaines en pleine page et d'autres dans le texte. Texte en anglais, dans un style calligraphié. Intérieur très propre. 42 pages non numérotées. 330 x 265 mm

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  • Der Tod von Basel. by SCHIESTL, Rudolf.
    SCHIESTL, Rudolf.
    Der Tod von Basel. Acht (8) Holzschnitte von Rudolf Schiestl zu dem alten Volksliede

    Berlin-Zehlendorf: Verlag Fritz Heyder, 1924. Orange soft covers with black titles. Attractive mottled finish. Very good condition without significant wear. Title page, 1 sheet of text and 8 sheets of woodcuts (including title woodcut). Nice copy. First edition of the important woodcut series by the Franconian artist Rudolf Schiestl. To the title page is an attractive armorial stamp in blue ink, from Rigi Kaltbad, a commune in Switzerland. The pages themselves are in excellent, clean and tidy condition. Printed signature to the first plate. There was also a special edition of 600 copies on larger paper using the woodblocks cut by Schiestl himself. 225 by 270mm (8¾ by 10¾ inches)

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    Berlin-Zehlendorf: Verlag Fritz Heyder, 1924. Orange soft covers with black titles. Attractive mottled finish. Very good condition without significant wear. Title page, 1 sheet of text and 8 sheets of woodcuts (including title woodcut). Nice copy. First edition of the important woodcut series by the Franconian artist Rudolf Schiestl. To the title page is an attractive armorial stamp in blue ink, from Rigi Kaltbad, a commune in Switzerland. The pages themselves are in excellent, clean and tidy condition. Printed signature to the first plate. There was also a special edition of 600 copies on larger paper using the woodblocks cut by Schiestl himself. 225 by 270mm (8¾ by 10¾ inches)

    . Couvertures souples orange avec titres noirs. Finition mouchetée attrayante. Très bon état sans usure significative. Page de titre, 1 feuillet de texte et 8 feuillets de gravures sur bois (y compris la gravure de titre). Bel exemplaire. Première édition de l'importante série de gravures sur bois de l'artiste franconien Rudolf Schiestl. Sur la page de titre se trouve un joli cachet armorié à l'encre bleue, provenant de Rigi Kaltbad, une commune de Suisse. Les pages elles-mêmes sont en excellent état, propres et nettes. Signature imprimée sur le premier plat. Il y a également eu une édition spéciale de 600 exemplaires sur du papier plus grand, utilisant les planches découpées par Schiestl lui-même. 225 x 270 mm

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  • Paroles prononcées le 7 Février 1903 sur la tombe d Mademoiselle E. LOZOUET au Cimetiére de Pére-Lachaise by M.J.C.
    M.J.C.
    Paroles prononcées le 7 Février 1903 sur la tombe d Mademoiselle E. LOZOUET au Cimetiére de Pére-Lachaise

    Paris: Philippe Renouard, 1903. An anonymous essay on the charitable and good works of Mademoiselle E. Lozuet, followed by the eulogy spoken at her grave-side by M.J.C. Lozuet was clearly a compassionate woman, who anonymously gave away all of the income she inherited in good works. Half black leather binding, with black marbled boards. Gilt title to spine. A little rubbing to the edge of the boards. Marbled end papers. Sepia photograph of Mademoiselle Lozuet and tissue guard, followed by the two essays. Good clean copy, with just a few light foxing spots. There is a slight bowing to the boards, but not major. 12 pages. 260 by 165mm (10¼ by 6½ inches).

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    Paris: Philippe Renouard, 1903. An anonymous essay on the charitable and good works of Mademoiselle E. Lozuet, followed by the eulogy spoken at her grave-side by M.J.C. Lozuet was clearly a compassionate woman, who anonymously gave away all of the income she inherited in good works. Half black leather binding, with black marbled boards. Gilt title to spine. A little rubbing to the edge of the boards. Marbled end papers. Sepia photograph of Mademoiselle Lozuet and tissue guard, followed by the two essays. Good clean copy, with just a few light foxing spots. There is a slight bowing to the boards, but not major. 12 pages. 260 by 165mm (10¼ by 6½ inches).

    . Essai anonyme sur les œuvres de charité et de bienfaisance de Mademoiselle E. Lozuet, suivi de l'éloge funèbre prononcé sur sa tombe par M.J.C. Lozuet était manifestement une femme compatissante, qui a donné anonymement tous les revenus dont elle a hérité à des œuvres de bienfaisance. Reliure en demi-cuir noir, plats marbrés noirs. Titre doré au dos. Quelques frottements sur le bord des plats. Papiers de fin marbrés. Photographie sépia de Mademoiselle Lozuet, suivie des deux essais. Bon exemplaire propre, avec quelques légères rousseurs. Les planches sont légèrement arrondies, mais sans gravité. 12 pages. 260 x 165 mm

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  • Den boeck van het stervende leven der menschen by CASTRO, Joannes à, O.F.M
    CASTRO, Joannes à, O.F.M
    Den boeck van het stervende leven der menschen bevattende hunne toe-vallen in korte neep-dichten oft epigrammata met schoone zedige aen-merckingen, verdeelt in dry deelen

    Antwerp: Guilliam Engelbert Gymnicus, 1689. First edition. A Dutch handbook of epigrams and thoughts for those facing death. Full leather Gilt design to the spine. Label to the spine largely lost. There is rubbing to the edges of the book, but the binding is holding well. Notes and annotations in ink to the front end paper (and rear end paper). Internally clean and tidy, but with a little darkening. Vignettes and capitals by Godfried Maes. A very nice copy of a rare book. No copies available to purchase. 5 library copies according to FirstSearch. Conforms to OCLC: 781616128. [xxxii], 592, [18] pp. 175 by 110mm (7 by 4¼ inches).

    . Première édition. Un manuel néerlandais d'épigrammes et de pensées…

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    Antwerp: Guilliam Engelbert Gymnicus, 1689. First edition. A Dutch handbook of epigrams and thoughts for those facing death. Full leather Gilt design to the spine. Label to the spine largely lost. There is rubbing to the edges of the book, but the binding is holding well. Notes and annotations in ink to the front end paper (and rear end paper). Internally clean and tidy, but with a little darkening. Vignettes and capitals by Godfried Maes. A very nice copy of a rare book. No copies available to purchase. 5 library copies according to FirstSearch. Conforms to OCLC: 781616128. [xxxii], 592, [18] pp. 175 by 110mm (7 by 4¼ inches).

    . Première édition. Un manuel néerlandais d'épigrammes et de pensées pour ceux qui sont confrontés à la mort. Plein cuir, motifs dorés au dos. L'étiquette au dos est en grande partie perdue. Il y a des frottements sur les bords du livre, mais la reliure tient bien. Notes et annotations à l'encre sur la première page de garde (et sur la dernière page de garde). L'intérieur est propre et bien rangé, mais avec un léger assombrissement. Vignettes et capitales de Godfried Maes. Un très bel exemplaire d'un livre rare. Aucun exemplaire disponible à l'achat. 5 exemplaires de bibliothèque selon FirstSearch. Conforme à OCLC : 781616128. [xxxii], 592, [18] pp. 175 par 110mm

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  • Ancient Meeting-Houses; by PIKE, Godfrey Holden
    PIKE, Godfrey Holden
    Ancient Meeting-Houses; or, Memorial Pictures of Nonconformity in Old London.

    London: Passmore & Alabaster, 1870. First edition. Hardback in darkened red buckram, with black decoration and gilt titles to front board and spine. Boards slightly rubbed at edges, and sun faded to spine. W. H. Smith library embossed stamp to top of brown FFEP. Neat owner's name to half title. Another to top of title page. Some light foxing to first twenty pages, or so. Binding a little loose, but holding. Reasonably good condition. Dedicated to London's Protestant dissenters and their places of worship. xvi, 477, [1] pp. 195 x 135 mm (7¾ x 5¼ inches).

    . Première édition. Livre relié en bougran rouge foncé, avec des décorations noires et des titres dorés sur la première page et le…

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    London: Passmore & Alabaster, 1870. First edition. Hardback in darkened red buckram, with black decoration and gilt titles to front board and spine. Boards slightly rubbed at edges, and sun faded to spine. W. H. Smith library embossed stamp to top of brown FFEP. Neat owner's name to half title. Another to top of title page. Some light foxing to first twenty pages, or so. Binding a little loose, but holding. Reasonably good condition. Dedicated to London's Protestant dissenters and their places of worship. xvi, 477, [1] pp. 195 x 135 mm (7¾ x 5¼ inches).

    . Première édition. Livre relié en bougran rouge foncé, avec des décorations noires et des titres dorés sur la première page et le dos. Les plats sont légèrement frottés sur les bords et le dos est décoloré par le soleil. Tampon de la bibliothèque W. H. Smith en haut de la page de garde marron. Nom du propriétaire sur la moitié du titre. Un autre en haut de la page de titre. Quelques rousseurs légères sur les vingt premières pages environ. La reliure s'est un peu détachée, mais elle tient bon. Raisonnablement bon état. Dédié aux dissidents protestants de Londres et à leurs lieux de culte. xvi, 477, [1] pp. 195 x 135 mm

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  • Abrégé d'histoire Sainte by LHOMOND, Charles François
    LHOMOND, Charles François
    Abrégé d'histoire Sainte avec traduction Française em regard par E. L. Frémont

    Paris: Imprimerie et Librairie Classiques de Jules Delalain, 1840. Part of the Epitome Historiae Sacrae series. A nice dual language (Latin and French) work on the history of the Saints. Half leather binding with gilt decoration and titles to the spine. Marbled boards. A touch of bumping / handling only. Marbled end papers. Internally mainly clean and tidy, with a little marking / darkening to the pages. French and Latin facing pages help with the translation / reading of the text. Originally published in 1827, this was abridged from a longer Latin primer by Lhomond. Overall an attractive copy of this reprint. Charles François Lhomond (1727–1794) was a French priest, grammarian, and educator who was a native of Chaulnes,…

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    Paris: Imprimerie et Librairie Classiques de Jules Delalain, 1840. Part of the Epitome Historiae Sacrae series. A nice dual language (Latin and French) work on the history of the Saints. Half leather binding with gilt decoration and titles to the spine. Marbled boards. A touch of bumping / handling only. Marbled end papers. Internally mainly clean and tidy, with a little marking / darkening to the pages. French and Latin facing pages help with the translation / reading of the text. Originally published in 1827, this was abridged from a longer Latin primer by Lhomond. Overall an attractive copy of this reprint. Charles François Lhomond (1727–1794) was a French priest, grammarian, and educator who was a native of Chaulnes, Somme. [iv], 182. pp. 140 by 90mm (5½ by 3½ inches).

    . Fait partie de la série Epitome Historiae Sacrae. Un bel ouvrage en deux langues (latin et français) sur l'histoire des saints. Reliure en demi-cuir avec décoration et titres dorés au dos. Planches marbrées. Quelques petits chocs et manipulations. Papiers de fin de livre marbrés. A l'intérieur, l'ouvrage est propre et bien rangé, avec un peu de marques et de noircissement sur les pages. Les pages en français et en latin aident à la traduction et à la lecture du texte. Publié à l'origine en 1827, cet ouvrage a été abrégé à partir d'un abécédaire latin plus long de Lhomond. Dans l'ensemble, un bel exemplaire de cette réimpression. Charles François Lhomond (1727-1794) était un prêtre, grammairien et éducateur français originaire de Chaulnes, dans la Somme. [iv], 182. pp. 140 par 90mm

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  • Ordres religieux, costumes de femmes. by HELYOT, Pierre
    HELYOT, Pierre
    Ordres religieux, costumes de femmes. ‎Tableau historique d'après le Père Helyot

    Paris: Bouasse Lebel, 1839. First edition. A nice copy of this lithograph depicting 44 of the female religious orders. Hand coloured illustration, with notes on each below. A rare lithograph in this large format. The Museé d'Art Religieux dates the original of this to between 1714 and 1719. This hand coloured lithograph is #16 in a series for the Encyclopédie Bouasse Lebel - other lithographs from this series were produced in 1839. There was also a matching lithograph showing the male religious orders. Our copy is pasted onto a stiff mounting board (and has been mounted at some point) so it is a good, strong copy, without edgewear. A little darkening to the sheet only. A couple of the…

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    Paris: Bouasse Lebel, 1839. First edition. A nice copy of this lithograph depicting 44 of the female religious orders. Hand coloured illustration, with notes on each below. A rare lithograph in this large format. The Museé d'Art Religieux dates the original of this to between 1714 and 1719. This hand coloured lithograph is #16 in a series for the Encyclopédie Bouasse Lebel - other lithographs from this series were produced in 1839. There was also a matching lithograph showing the male religious orders. Our copy is pasted onto a stiff mounting board (and has been mounted at some point) so it is a good, strong copy, without edgewear. A little darkening to the sheet only. A couple of the black habits have a touch of surface loss (easy not to notice) it looks as if the paint has been pressed against the glass frame at some point and left some behind. The design shows us the representatives of the monastic orders dressed in their particular costume, full-length, head-on, in front of a grotto and convent behind. Although the costumes are exact, there are variations depending on the convent. Sheet is 52 cm X 66 cm (20½ by 26 inches). picture area 31 cm x 61 cm.

    . Première édition. Bel exemplaire de cette lithographie représentant 44 des ordres religieux féminins. Illustration coloriée à la main, avec des notes sur chaque ordre ci-dessous. Une lithographie rare dans ce grand format. Le Musée d'Art Religieux date l'original de cette lithographie entre 1714 et 1719. Cette lithographie coloriée à la main est la 16e d'une série pour l'Encyclopédie Bouasse Lebel - d'autres lithographies de cette série ont été produites en 1839. Il y avait également une lithographie correspondante montrant les ordres religieux masculins. Notre exemplaire est collé sur un carton de montage rigide (et a été monté à un moment donné) ; il s'agit donc d'un bon exemplaire, solide, sans usure des bords. Un petit assombrissement sur la feuille seulement. Quelques habitudes noires présentent une légère perte de surface (facile à ne pas remarquer), comme si la peinture avait été pressée contre le cadre en verre à un moment donné et avait laissé des traces. Le dessin nous montre les représentants des ordres monastiques vêtus de leur costume particulier, en pied, de face, devant une grotte et un couvent à l'arrière. Bien que les costumes soient exacts, il y a des variations selon les couvents. La feuille mesure 52 cm x 66 cm (20½ x 26 pouces). La surface de l'image est de 31 cm x 61 cm.

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  • A Metrical Study of The Book of Job. by MARTEN, Henry John
    MARTEN, Henry John
    A Metrical Study of The Book of Job.

    London: Hodder & Stoughton. Scarce First edition. Signed author dedication to the top of the title page, dated 1869. Hardback brown buckram boards, with gilt lines and titles to front and spine. All edges gilt. Marten uses monosyllabic irregular lines, arranged to resemble a Cowleyan ode, which emphasises Job's anguish. Clean and tidy book. 123 pages. 190 x 125 mm (7½ x 5 inches).

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  • Der Antichrist und die Fünfzehn Zeichen vor dem Jüngsten Gericht. by BOVELAND, Karin (Ed.)
    BOVELAND, Karin (Ed.)
    Der Antichrist und die Fünfzehn Zeichen vor dem Jüngsten Gericht. Kommentarband zum Faksimile der ersten typographischen Ausgabe eines unbekannten Straßburger Druckers, um 1480.

    Amsterdam - Alphen aan den Rijn: Buijten & Schipperheijn, 1979. First Thus. Two cloth covered hardback volumes in original matching slipcase. One of the 300 numbered copies for Buijten & Schipperheijn. Comprises: Commentary volume on the facsimile of the first typographical edition by an unknown Strasbourg printer, c. 1480 - with contributions by Karin Boveland, Christoph Peter Burger, Ruth Steffen; and second book: Facsimile of the first typographic edition. Books in fine condition, slipcase has some soiling to the cream colour of the laid on cover illustrations. 305 x 210 mm (12 x 8¼ inches).

    . Zwei gebundene Leinenbände in passendem Originalschuber. Eines der 300 nummerierten Exemplare für Buijten & Schipperheijn. Umfasst: Kommentarband zum Faksimile der ersten typographischen Ausgabe…

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    Amsterdam - Alphen aan den Rijn: Buijten & Schipperheijn, 1979. First Thus. Two cloth covered hardback volumes in original matching slipcase. One of the 300 numbered copies for Buijten & Schipperheijn. Comprises: Commentary volume on the facsimile of the first typographical edition by an unknown Strasbourg printer, c. 1480 - with contributions by Karin Boveland, Christoph Peter Burger, Ruth Steffen; and second book: Facsimile of the first typographic edition. Books in fine condition, slipcase has some soiling to the cream colour of the laid on cover illustrations. 305 x 210 mm (12 x 8¼ inches).

    . Zwei gebundene Leinenbände in passendem Originalschuber. Eines der 300 nummerierten Exemplare für Buijten & Schipperheijn. Umfasst: Kommentarband zum Faksimile der ersten typographischen Ausgabe eines unbekannten Straßburger Druckers, um 1480 - mit Beiträgen von Karin Boveland, Christoph Peter Burger, Ruth Steffen; und zweites Buch: Faksimile der ersten typographischen Ausgabe. Bücher in gutem Zustand, Schuber mit leichter Verschmutzung der cremefarbenen Illustrationen auf dem Einband. 305 x 210 mm.

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    Book ID: 3984
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  • Copies of the Epitaphs in Salisbury Cathedral, Cloisters, and Cemetery; by HARRIS, James
    HARRIS, James
    Copies of the Epitaphs in Salisbury Cathedral, Cloisters, and Cemetery; Accompanied by Translations and Notes Historical and Biographical; with a General Survey of the Other Churches in Salisbury; and a Concise History of the Family of Montacute, Earls of Salisbury.

    Salisbury: Brodie and Dowding, 1925. First edition. Ex-library copy, in tidy hardback library binding. Scarce. Usual small library stamps, but overall in good clean shape. viii, vi, 140, [2 errata] pp. 220 x 135 mm (8¾ x 5¼ inches).

    Book ID: 3972
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  • The Pattern Prayer. by BOURDILLON, Rev. Francis
    BOURDILLON, Rev. Francis
    The Pattern Prayer. A Series of Discourses on the Lord's Prayer.

    London: The Religious Tract Society, 1870. First edition. Hardback in cloth boards with bevelled edges. Gilt stamped titles to front and spine. Boards a little rubbed and bumped. Clean inside. vi, 138 pp. + 6 pages of adverts to rear for other publications of the Religious Tract Society. 170 x 120 mm (6¾ x 4¾ inches).

    Book ID: 3962
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  • Das Buch Tobias. Mit zwölf Radierungen von Walter Wellenstein. by WELLENSTEIN, Walter; RUHKOPF, Dr. Karl,
    WELLENSTEIN, Walter; RUHKOPF, Dr. Karl,
    Das Buch Tobias. Mit zwölf Radierungen von Walter Wellenstein.

    Berlin: Volksverband der Bücherfreunde, Wegweiser-Verlag G.M.B.H, 1925. First edition. Large hardback. Half brown leather, with portrait illustration to front. 34 pages. 12 unnumbered leaves of copperplate engravings - all signed in pencil by the artist. Boards are lightly handled at corner, book contents in a very good and exceptionally clean condition. 395 x 290 mm (15½ x 11½ inches). Erste Ausgabe. Großes Hardcover. Halbbraunes Leder, mit Porträtillustration auf der Vorderseite. 34 Seiten. 12 nicht nummerierte Kupferstichblätter – alle vom Künstler mit Bleistift signiert. Das Buch ist an den Ecken leicht angekratzt, der Buchinhalt ist in einem sehr guten und außergewöhnlich sauberen Zustand. 395 x 290 mm.

    Book ID: 3952
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  • Galerie des Femmes Vertueuses ou lecouns de Morale a l'usage des demoiselles. by RENNEVILLE, Mme De.
    RENNEVILLE, Mme De.
    Galerie des Femmes Vertueuses ou lecouns de Morale a l'usage des demoiselles.

    Paris: Le Prieur, 1817. Third edition. An attractive French book, with lessons for young ladies. Frontispiece and 15 full page plates each with 2 illustrations. Contemporary half calf with burgundy label. blue wash boards. A little cracking to the label but still attractive. Internally clean and tidy with just a touch of darkening to the pages. 396 pages. 165 x 105 mm (6½ x 4¼ inches). Troisième édition. Un livre français attrayant, avec des leçons pour les jeunes filles. Frontispice et 15 planches à pleine page avec chacune 2 illustrations. Demi-veau contemporain avec étiquette bordeaux. planches à laver bleues. Un peu de fissuration à l'étiquette mais toujours attrayant. Intérieurement propre et bien rangé avec juste une touche d'assombrissement des pages. 396 pages. 165 par 105 mm

    Book ID: 3509
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  • An Answer to several late Treatises, occasioned by a book entitled A Discourse concerning the Idolatry practised in the Church of Rome and the Hazard of Salvation in the Communion of it. by Stillingfleet, Edward.
    Stillingfleet, Edward.
    An Answer to several late Treatises, occasioned by a book entitled A Discourse concerning the Idolatry practised in the Church of Rome and the Hazard of Salvation in the Communion of it.

    Edition: First Edition

    London: R. W. for Henry Mortlock: 1673. Contemporary full leather, strengthened at some point. Recent burgundy label with gilt titles. The book has no end papers, and begins with the imprimatur pasted down to the front board. The final page is pasted to the rear board. The work begins with the title page. The book is in three parts. There is a lengthy "General preface", followed by the Contents, and "An examination of the pamphlet entituled Dr. Stillingfleet against Dr Stilllingfleet". The third part is "An answer to the book entitled, Dr Stillingfleet's Principles Considered". [LXXXVI], 1-12, 13-73,[i], 75-291. pp

    The original boards are a little rubbed and bumped, but still holding well. The spine has been strengthened and…

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    London: R. W. for Henry Mortlock: 1673. Contemporary full leather, strengthened at some point. Recent burgundy label with gilt titles. The book has no end papers, and begins with the imprimatur pasted down to the front board. The final page is pasted to the rear board. The work begins with the title page. The book is in three parts. There is a lengthy "General preface", followed by the Contents, and "An examination of the pamphlet entituled Dr. Stillingfleet against Dr Stilllingfleet". The third part is "An answer to the book entitled, Dr Stillingfleet's Principles Considered". [LXXXVI], 1-12, 13-73,[i], 75-291. pp

    The original boards are a little rubbed and bumped, but still holding well. The spine has been strengthened and although the leather appears cracked, it is holding well. The label is bright. Inside, the binding is quite cracked to the front hinge, but still secure. A contemporary hand has practiced it's writing of "imprimatur" to the inside board. The rest of the book is in good clean condition, with only moderate darkening. A tiny amount of edge wear to the title page, but nothing significant.

    This work was the culmination of an attack on Catholicism which began with the Discourse in 1671. Edward Meredith and the recusant Catholic Thomas Godden replied on the Catholic side, and here he continues his attack. His attack is wide ranging, from objecting to the Pope's decrees and the Council of Trent, through to accusing Ignatius Loyola of fanaticism. Edward Stillingfleet (1635-1699) was an Anglican theologian from Cranborne in Dorset. He was known as "The beauty of Holiness" for his good looks. He preached at St Margaret's, Westminster, on the day after the Great Fire in 1666. He was a leader amongst the "Latitudinarians" a group of young Anglicans, named pejoratively as "men of latitude" for the ease in which they switched side from the Parliamentary to the Royalist position after the Restoration. He was predominantly low church, and wanted reconciliation with Presbyterians - but certainly not with Catholics. Later he became the Bishop of Worcester (1689)

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  • A Water Colour of Mary in the Style of Raphaël. by SCHENKER, Nicolas
    SCHENKER, Nicolas
    A Water Colour of Mary in the Style of Raphaël. Une aquarelle de Marie dans le style de Raphaël.

    Geneva / Geneve: N/A, 1820. Undated, but likely from 1818-1822, this fine watercolour of Mary in the style of Raphaël, although unsigned has a contemporary paper attribution / provenance lightly tipped to it. This states that it was painted by Schenker and came from a collection. It was given by Ferdinand Dupon (?) as a souvenir of his two little brothers. Edged in gilt, the painting is in very good condition, with just a couple of tiny marks to it. 110 by 80mm (4¼ by 3¼ inches).

    Schenker (1760-1848) was primarily an engraver, born in Geneva, worked Paris. Pupil of Saint-Ours and Macret, he studied intaglio printing. Worked for Bartolozzi in England and France. Director of the 'Ecole de…

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    Geneva / Geneve: N/A, 1820. Undated, but likely from 1818-1822, this fine watercolour of Mary in the style of Raphaël, although unsigned has a contemporary paper attribution / provenance lightly tipped to it. This states that it was painted by Schenker and came from a collection. It was given by Ferdinand Dupon (?) as a souvenir of his two little brothers. Edged in gilt, the painting is in very good condition, with just a couple of tiny marks to it. 110 by 80mm (4¼ by 3¼ inches).

    Schenker (1760-1848) was primarily an engraver, born in Geneva, worked Paris. Pupil of Saint-Ours and Macret, he studied intaglio printing. Worked for Bartolozzi in England and France. Director of the 'Ecole de gravure de Genève' (1817-1822). He engraved with Gâtine the illustrations for the series 'Le Bon Genre' published by La Mésangère. He was also clearly a skilled water colourist.

    . Non datée, mais probablement de 1818-1822, cette belle aquarelle de Marie dans le style de Raphaël, bien que non signée a une attribution/provenance sur papier de l'époque légèrement inclinée. Cela indique qu'il a été peint par Schenker et provient d'une collection. Il fut offert par Ferdinand Dupon (?) en souvenir de ses deux petits frères. Bordée de dorure, la peinture est en très bon état, avec seulement quelques petites marques. 110 par 80 mm.

    Schenker (1760-1848) était avant tout un graveur, né à Genève, a travaillé à Paris. Elève de Saint-Ours et de Macret, il étudie la taille-douce. A travaillé pour Bartolozzi en Angleterre et en France. Directeur de l'Ecole de gravure de Genève (1817-1822). Il grave avec Gâtine les illustrations de la série 'Le Bon Genre' éditée par La Mésangère. Il était aussi manifestement un aquarelliste de talent.

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  • William Dodd's Sermon Unmasked. by [ANON]
    [ANON]
    William Dodd's Sermon Unmasked.

    1778. Manuscript which appears to be the secrets of a sermon that Reverend Dr. William Dodd - AKA the Macaroni Parson - was to give. The term 'macaroni 'was a pejorative term used to describe a fashionable mid 18th century English man (later this would be known as 'Dandy'). The manuscript is anonymous, and written in a cryptic form. One a sheet folded in to four, one segment is reinforced / backed for strength by another piece of paper. One corner missing (doesn't affect the text). Overall in good condition. 375 x 230 mm (14¾ x 9 inches).

    Dodd was a Church of England clergyman and forger, who (despite public support) was convicted of a capital forgery at the Old…

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    1778. Manuscript which appears to be the secrets of a sermon that Reverend Dr. William Dodd - AKA the Macaroni Parson - was to give. The term 'macaroni 'was a pejorative term used to describe a fashionable mid 18th century English man (later this would be known as 'Dandy'). The manuscript is anonymous, and written in a cryptic form. One a sheet folded in to four, one segment is reinforced / backed for strength by another piece of paper. One corner missing (doesn't affect the text). Overall in good condition. 375 x 230 mm (14¾ x 9 inches).

    Dodd was a Church of England clergyman and forger, who (despite public support) was convicted of a capital forgery at the Old Bailey, and was hanged at Tyburn in June 1777.

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  • The Prophet Balaam and his ass: or, The Curse Turned in to a Blessing. by LEWIS, Rev. William
    LEWIS, Rev. William
    The Prophet Balaam and his ass: or, The Curse Turned in to a Blessing.

    Manchester: Isaac Slater, 1850. Assume first edition. No information on WorldCat or COPAC. All edges gilt. Hardback in embossed cloth. Abbreviated gilt title to front. Boards slightly rubbed, and ink mark to front. Neat ink handwriting to front FFEP. Some darkening inside. Overall good and very scarce. 104 pages. 150 x 95 mm (6 x 3¾ inches).

    Book ID: 3750
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  • Born for friendship. The spirit of Sir Thomas More. by BASSET, Bernard
    BASSET, Bernard
    Born for friendship. The spirit of Sir Thomas More.

    London: Burns and Oates, 1965. First edition. Hardback brown cloth, in unclipped dust jacket. This book is "particularly illuminating on the delicate problem of vocation". Both book and dust jacket are in very good condition. 220 pages. 225 x 145 mm (8¾ x 5¾ inches).

    Father Bernard Basset SJ was directly descended from Sir Thomas More, and wrote many books - both serious and humorous.

    Book ID: 3717
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