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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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  • Die Unschuldige Genovefa... by [ANON]
    [ANON]
    Die Unschuldige Genovefa...

    Harrisburg, PA: G.S. Peters, 1841. A scarce Genovefa chapbook. Seems to be the second edition by Peters. The retelling of the legend of Saint Geneviève of Brabant, printed by Gustavus Peters of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. Peters was a German immigrant printer and thought to be America's first colour printer. Text in German. Illustrated to first page - which also serves as the front cover. Age toned, with some finger marks. Small owner's stamp to the head of the first page. Overall in decent condition. 38 pages. 165 x 105 mm (6½ x 4¼ inches) A scarce Pennsylvania German printing, there are no copies recorded of this issue on Jisc / Copac. On FirstSearch we can find a record of the…

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    Harrisburg, PA: G.S. Peters, 1841. A scarce Genovefa chapbook. Seems to be the second edition by Peters. The retelling of the legend of Saint Geneviève of Brabant, printed by Gustavus Peters of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. Peters was a German immigrant printer and thought to be America's first colour printer. Text in German. Illustrated to first page - which also serves as the front cover. Age toned, with some finger marks. Small owner's stamp to the head of the first page. Overall in decent condition. 38 pages. 165 x 105 mm (6½ x 4¼ inches) A scarce Pennsylvania German printing, there are no copies recorded of this issue on Jisc / Copac. On FirstSearch we can find a record of the first edition of 1836, but no reference to this edition. Publication date aside, our copy conforms to OCLC: 316900097. No copies available to purchase online.
    . Un rare livre de chapitres de Genovefa. Il semble qu'il s'agisse de la deuxième édition de Peters. Le récit de la légende de Sainte Geneviève de Brabant, imprimé par Gustavus Peters de Harrisburg, Pennsylvanie. Peters était un imprimeur allemand immigré et on pense qu'il fut le premier imprimeur en couleur d'Amérique. Texte en allemand. Illustré sur la première page - qui sert également de couverture. Tons de vieillesse, avec quelques traces de doigts. Petit tampon du propriétaire en tête de la première page. Dans l'ensemble en bon état. 38 pages. 165 x 105 mm (6½ x 4¼ inches) Un article rare, il n'y a pas d'exemplaires enregistrés de ce numéro sur Jisc / Copac. Sur FirstSearch, nous pouvons trouver un enregistrement de la première édition de 1836, mais aucune référence à cette édition. Mis à part la date de publication, notre exemplaire est conforme à OCLC : 316900097. Aucun exemplaire disponible à l'achat en ligne.

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    Book ID: 4299
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  • Une Chaude Alarme by MOYNET, Georges
    MOYNET, Georges
    Une Chaude Alarme illustrations par Pepin

    Paris: Librairie Anti-Cléricale, 1884. First edition of this scarce anti church satire. Original pale green paper wrappers with titles and illustration to the front, and adverts for other works to the rear. Wrappers are mainly clean but with a little darkening and slight nicking to the edges. Partially uncut (final page and catalogues of the Anti-Clerical library). Pages are clean but slightly darkened. Attractive vignette illustrations throughout. 24, vi pages. FirstSearch / Worldcat show only 1 library holding (BnF). Conforms to OCLC: 458762799. No copies available for sale at the time of cataloguing. 190 by 120mm (7½ by 4¾ inches).

    . Première édition de cette rare satire anti-ecclésiastique. Original en papier vert pâle avec titres et illustrations au recto,…

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    Paris: Librairie Anti-Cléricale, 1884. First edition of this scarce anti church satire. Original pale green paper wrappers with titles and illustration to the front, and adverts for other works to the rear. Wrappers are mainly clean but with a little darkening and slight nicking to the edges. Partially uncut (final page and catalogues of the Anti-Clerical library). Pages are clean but slightly darkened. Attractive vignette illustrations throughout. 24, vi pages. FirstSearch / Worldcat show only 1 library holding (BnF). Conforms to OCLC: 458762799. No copies available for sale at the time of cataloguing. 190 by 120mm (7½ by 4¾ inches).

    . Première édition de cette rare satire anti-ecclésiastique. Original en papier vert pâle avec titres et illustrations au recto, et publicités pour d'autres ouvrages au verso. Les enveloppes sont généralement propres mais avec un léger assombrissement et de légères entailles sur les bords. Partiellement non coupé (page finale et catalogues de la bibliothèque anticléricale). Les pages sont propres mais légèrement assombries. Illustrations de vignettes attrayantes tout au long de l'ouvrage. 24, vi pages. FirstSearch / Worldcat n'indiquent qu'une seule bibliothèque (BnF). Conforme à OCLC : 458762799. Aucun exemplaire disponible à la vente au moment du catalogage. 190 x 120 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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  • A Practical Guide to Qabalistic Symbolism by KNIGHT, Gareth.
    KNIGHT, Gareth.
    A Practical Guide to Qabalistic Symbolism

    Edition: Reprint

    Maine: Samuel Weiser Inc, 1991. Reprint of the single volume edition. Part 1: On the Spheres of the Tree of Life. Part II: On the Paths and the Tarot Dustwrapper has a few closed tears and consequent creasing. A tiny amount of loss. Still presentable. Book itself is hardback in red cloth. Clean and tidy throughout. Loosely tipped into the front end paper is the prospectus for an evening course of study on Knight's work. 321 pages.

    Book ID: 1960
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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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  • The Beauties of Sincerity; by [ANON]
    [ANON]
    The Beauties of Sincerity; Or, a Selection of Passages, prompted by heart-felt love, indited by sincere affection, and delivered from the pulpit by the Bishop of Chester; Archdeacon Pott... [et al.] in Various Sermons, upwards of one hundred and twenty, on the death of H.R.H. the Princess Charlotte of Wales & Saxe Cobourg.

    London: Printed for the proprietor; and sold by Wetton and Jarvis, 1818. First edition. Scarce. Hardback mottled boards with paper title label. Part of the title page is printed in gilt letters. Boards are quite rubbed, and the front board is a little loose but holding well. Inside the book has some age toning but is otherwise good. viii, 136 pp. With illustrated frontis. 230 x 140 mm (9 x 5½ inches).

    Princess Charlotte Augusta of Wales (1796 - 1817) was the only child of George, Prince of Wales, and his wife, Caroline of Brunswick. Charlotte was to ascend the British throne after the deaths of her grandfather, George III and her father, but died in childbirth - at the tender age of 21.

    Book ID: 3666
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  • De Cabbalisticis Inventis Libri Duo by BORROMEO, Federigo / SECRET, François
    BORROMEO, Federigo / SECRET, François
    De Cabbalisticis Inventis Libri Duo avec une introduction et des notes de François Secret

    Nieuwkoop: B. de Graaf, 1978. First Edition. Nice copy of this bibliography of Cabbalistic works. Part of the Bibliotheca Humanistica & Reformatorica series (vol. XXV). Green cloth with gilt titles. Clean and tidy inside and out with no significant marks. 79 pages. 250 x 165 mm (9¾ x 6½ inches). Federico Borromeo was an Italian cardinal and Archbishop of Milan.

    Book ID: 3384
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  • Les Petites Fleurs de Saint François D'Assise. by OZNAM, Frederic & FRANCOIS, Saint
    OZNAM, Frederic & FRANCOIS, Saint
    Les Petites Fleurs de Saint François D'Assise. illustrations de Brunelleschi.

    Paris: Gibert Jeune, 1942. First Edition. One of 3000 numbered copies. Clean and tidy inside and out. Illustrated with Brunelleschi's beautiful colour illustrations throughout. No significant flaws. Covered in glassine paper. iv, 104, [8]. pages. 215 x 165 mm (8½ x 6½ inches). Un des 3000 exemplaires numérotés. Propre et rangé à l'intérieur comme à l'extérieur. Illustré avec de belles illustrations en couleur de Brunelleschi tout au long. Pas de défauts notables. Couvert de papier cristal. iv, 104, [8]. pages. 215 par 165 mm.

    Book ID: 3349
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  • The Form of Prayer, with Thanksgiving to Almighty God, to be used daily by devout people throughout the realm, for the happy deliverance of Her Majesty Queen Caroline from the late most traitorous conspiracy. by CAROLINE, Queen Consort of George IV) (HONE, William)
    CAROLINE, Queen Consort of George IV) (HONE, William)
    The Form of Prayer, with Thanksgiving to Almighty God, to be used daily by devout people throughout the realm, for the happy deliverance of Her Majesty Queen Caroline from the late most traitorous conspiracy.

    London: William Hone, 1820. Third Edition. Disbound (abstracted from a larger volume with stab marks to the spine). Clean and tidy with a touch of foxing to the rear panel only. 16 pages. Queen Caroline was popular with the English public, despite (or perhaps because of) estrangement from her husband, George IV. 215 x 130 mm (8½ x 5 inches).

    Book ID: 3347
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  • Charming silver gelatin photos
    Three First Holy Communion Photographs. by HARCOURT
    HARCOURT
    Three First Holy Communion Photographs. Trois photographies de la première communion

    Paris: Peeters Portraits, 1955. Three large silver gelatin photographs (23.5cm x 17.5cm) each signed in white ink by the photographer Harcourt. These are mounted under passe partout and tipped onto the front of folding card. The three images are of a young girl's First Holy Communion, and she is pictured in suitably angelic poses! The three are held in a photography company's cream card folder embossed with "Peeters Portraits Paris" to the front cover. These are possibly produced with a "professional" model as samples of the work that Peeters portraits can produce for customers. Photographs in as new condition. The cream fold has a touch of darkening and a tiny amount of splitting to the bottom edge of the…

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    Paris: Peeters Portraits, 1955. Three large silver gelatin photographs (23.5cm x 17.5cm) each signed in white ink by the photographer Harcourt. These are mounted under passe partout and tipped onto the front of folding card. The three images are of a young girl's First Holy Communion, and she is pictured in suitably angelic poses! The three are held in a photography company's cream card folder embossed with "Peeters Portraits Paris" to the front cover. These are possibly produced with a "professional" model as samples of the work that Peeters portraits can produce for customers. Photographs in as new condition. The cream fold has a touch of darkening and a tiny amount of splitting to the bottom edge of the spine. Folder size 38.5cm x 28.5cm

    . Trois grandes photographies à la gélatine argentique (23,5 cm x 17,5 cm), chacune signée à l'encre blanche par le photographe Harcourt. Elles sont montées sous passe partout et collées au recto d'une carte dépliante. Les trois images représentent la première communion d'une jeune fille, et elle est représentée dans des poses angéliques appropriées ! Les trois images sont placées dans une pochette en carton crème d'une société de photographie, portant l'inscription "Peeters Portraits Paris" sur la page de garde. Il est possible que ces photos aient été produites avec un modèle "professionnel" comme échantillons du travail que Peeters Portraits peut produire pour ses clients. Les photographies sont en parfait état. Le pli crème présente un léger assombrissement et une toute petite fente sur le bord inférieur du dos. Taille du dossier : 38,5 cm x 28,5 cm.

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    Book ID: 3335
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  • Briefwechsel des Beatus Rhenanus. by RHENANUS, BEATUS., HORAWITZ, A./ HARTFELDER, K. (EDS.)
    RHENANUS, BEATUS., HORAWITZ, A./ HARTFELDER, K. (EDS.)
    Briefwechsel des Beatus Rhenanus.

    Nieuwkoop: B. de Graaf, 1966. Nice copy of this first edition thus - A Facsimile of the 1886 edition. Correspondence from Beatus Rhenanus. Collected and edited by Adalbert Horawitz and Karl Hartfelder. Red cloth with black label to spine. Gilt titles. Very good clean condition. Frontis portrait of Rhenanus. Very slight cracking to the top edge of the spine to the title page. Very small stamp to ffep showing this was a publisher's archive example. XXIV, 700 pages. 240 by 170mm (9½ by 6¾ inches).

    Book ID: 3234
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  • Novum Testamentum Graece. by [ANON]
    [ANON]
    Novum Testamentum Graece. Cum vulgata interpretatione Latina Graeci contextus lineis inferra...

    Genevae: Jacobi Stoer, 1627. Early reprint. The first edition of this Greek / Latin bible was in 1571. Original soft vellum covers, with some marking and staining to the covers. Handwritten title to the spine. There is no end paper, and the work begins with the title page. The pages are clean and tidy overall, with a little darkening and foxing and a few faded ink annotations. To the final page is an old - possibly contemporary - owner's name. Collation: g-gviii, a-rrrr3. Pagination: [16], 1-1366 pp. A nice copy. 175 x 105 mm (7 x 4¼ inches).

    Book ID: 3129
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  • Basil Armstrong; or, Under Christ's Banner [and other tales] by KENYON, E.C.
    KENYON, E.C.
    Basil Armstrong; or, Under Christ's Banner [and other tales]

    London: W. Nicholson & Sons, 1890. Scarce. First (and only) edition. Hardcover. In red percaline, with black and gilt title and decoration to front board. Back board with black design. Internally clean, with b/w frontis illustration and two title pages. Some darkening to front and back free endpapers. Undated, but COPAC lists as 1890. 142 pages. 175 x 145 mm (7 x 5¾ inches).

    Book ID: 3021
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  • Historiae Societas Iesu Pars Prima sive Ignatius Auctore Nicolao Orlandino Societatis eiusdem sacerdote.... [Pars Secunda], Sive Lainius, Auctore R.P. Francisco SACCHINO... by ORLANDINO, Nicolao & SACCHINI, Francesco
    ORLANDINO, Nicolao & SACCHINI, Francesco
    Historiae Societas Iesu Pars Prima sive Ignatius Auctore Nicolao Orlandino Societatis eiusdem sacerdote.... [Pars Secunda], Sive Lainius, Auctore R.P. Francisco SACCHINO...

    Antwerpiae [Antwerp]: Filios Martini Nutij, 1620. Folio. Two vols in 1. first edition of the second part by Sacchini; the first part, by Orlandini, was first published in 1614. These first two parts cover the history of the Jesuits until 1564; a further three parts were published later.With engraved title showing Ignatius and early members of the order. Carved woodcarving printer's mark at the end of part 1. There is a small library stamp to the title page for "Bibliotheca Historica A. Hamy." There is an ink annotation to the bottom edge of the title page dated 1657. (It would suggest that this volume was owned by a Franciscan monastery in France). Another stamp to the first leaf for…

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    Antwerpiae [Antwerp]: Filios Martini Nutij, 1620. Folio. Two vols in 1. first edition of the second part by Sacchini; the first part, by Orlandini, was first published in 1614. These first two parts cover the history of the Jesuits until 1564; a further three parts were published later.With engraved title showing Ignatius and early members of the order. Carved woodcarving printer's mark at the end of part 1. There is a small library stamp to the title page for "Bibliotheca Historica A. Hamy." There is an ink annotation to the bottom edge of the title page dated 1657. (It would suggest that this volume was owned by a Franciscan monastery in France). Another stamp to the first leaf for "Collegium Angiense Societis Jesus" (Jesuits founded schools established on the principles of Ignatius and called them Collegium). Period (possibly contemporary) full leather. Six raised bands to the spine. Gilt titles and decorations to the spine. The binding is a little rubbed to the edges, with cracking to the spine edges, with loss of leather cover to the spine edges. The contents of the book are in excellent condition, with a few foxing spots only.
    The first comprehensive history of the Society of Jesus and at the same time one of the most important works on the history of the missions, especially in the East Asian region. Contains numerous Chapter on China and Japan. De Backer-S. V, 1935. 4 and VII, 366, 6. Streit I, 172. Old Japan cat. 1096. Laures 340. Collation: Title, *2-**4, A-pp3, [printer's device], +-+6, A-Hh4. [i] Pagination: [14], 1-426, [24], [i], [12], 1-349, [26], [i]. pp 360 by 220mm (14¼ by 8¾ inches). Although the first part was issued in 1614, Worldcat does not record any holdings of the 1614 edition. Folio. Deux volumes en 1. première édition de la deuxième partie par Sacchini ; la première partie, par Orlandini, a été publiée pour la première fois en 1614. Ces deux premières parties couvrent l'histoire des jésuites jusqu'en 1564 ; trois autres parties ont été publiées plus tard. Avec titre gravé montrant Ignace et les premiers membres de l'ordre. Marque d'imprimeur de sculpture sur bois sculptée à la fin de la partie 1. Il y a un petit tampon de bibliothèque sur la page de titre de « Bibliotheca Historica A. Hamy ». Il y a une annotation à l'encre sur le bord inférieur de la page de titre datée de 1657. (Cela suggère que ce volume appartenait à un monastère franciscain en France). Un autre timbre à la première feuille pour « Collegium Angiense Societis Jesus » (les jésuites ont fondé des écoles fondées sur les principes d'Ignace et les ont appelées Collegium). Plein cuir d'époque (peut-être contemporain). Six bandes en relief à la colonne vertébrale. Titres et décorations dorés au dos. La reliure est un peu frottée sur les tranches, avec des craquelures sur les tranches du dos, avec perte de la couverture en cuir sur les tranches du dos. Le contenu du livre est en excellent état, avec quelques rousseurs seulement.
    La première histoire complète de la Compagnie de Jésus et en même temps l'un des ouvrages les plus importants sur l'histoire des missions, en particulier dans la région de l'Asie de l'Est. Contient de nombreux chapitres sur la Chine et le Japon. De Backer-S. V, 1935. 4 et VII, 366, 6. Streit I, 172. Vieux Japon cat. 1096. Laures 340. Collation : Titre, *2-**4, A-pp3, [appareil de l'imprimante], +-+6, A-Hh4. [i] Pagination : [14], 1-426, [24], [i], [12], 1-349, [26], [i]. pp 360 par 220 mm (14¼ par 8¾ pouces). Bien que la première partie ait été publiée en 1614, Worldcat n'enregistre aucun fonds de l'édition de 1614.

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  • Oil and print on glass 'Eine Vision'. by BODENHAUSEN, Baron Cuno von
    BODENHAUSEN, Baron Cuno von
    Oil and print on glass 'Eine Vision'.

    1900. An attractive two layer glass painting of The Madonna and Child, after Bodenhausen's infamous 'Eine Vision'. Cuno von Bodenhausen (1852-1931). The shaped glass (slightly convex) has been painted in two layers to the rear. Signed in plate to lower right. The two layers of painted glass together give a depth to the image. A few lights scratches to the paint surface, but still attractive. It seems that this was once in a frame, as the edges are unfinished. 270 x 180 mm (10¾ x 7 inches).

    Book ID: 2885
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  • Church Wealth in Mexico; by COSTELOE, Michael P.
    COSTELOE, Michael P.
    Church Wealth in Mexico; A Study of the 'Juzgado de Capellanías' in the Archbishopric of Mexico 1800-1856.

    Cambridge University Press, 1967. First edition. Hardback in red cloth with gilt and burgundy title to spine. Inside original unclipped dust jacket. In a near fine condition. 139 pages. 220 x 140 mm (8¾ x 5½ inches).

    Book ID: 2893
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  • The Book of Hours. With An Historical Survey and Commentary. by HARTHAN, John
    HARTHAN, John
    The Book of Hours. With An Historical Survey and Commentary.

    New York: Park Lane, 1982. Brown cloth hardback with gilt title on spine, brown end papers, contents fresh and clean. Over 70 colour illustrated plates, plus others. In an unclipped dust jacket. 192 pages. 315 x 235 mm (12½ x 9¼ inches).

    Book ID: 2861
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  • Author signed
    The Pythouse Papers: by BENETT-STANFORD, V.F.
    BENETT-STANFORD, V.F.
    The Pythouse Papers: Correspondence Concerning the Civil War, the Popish Plot, and A Contested Election in 1680

    London: Bickers & Son, 1879. First edition. In original hardback binding, red half leather and green buckram binding with gilt stamped coat of arms decorating the front board. Leather on spine is worn, with some scrapes. Boards themselves are a lightened in places / watermarked. There is a small watermark to the top right corner of the first two pages in the contents. All page edges gilt. Marbles end papers. xcviii, 105 pp. 250 x 160 mm (9¾ x 6¼ inches). Signed by the author to the top of the title page. This is a message to what appears to say 'Philip Grove of Leeds', and references two pages within the book, that subsequently have the name Grove underlined.…

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    London: Bickers & Son, 1879. First edition. In original hardback binding, red half leather and green buckram binding with gilt stamped coat of arms decorating the front board. Leather on spine is worn, with some scrapes. Boards themselves are a lightened in places / watermarked. There is a small watermark to the top right corner of the first two pages in the contents. All page edges gilt. Marbles end papers. xcviii, 105 pp. 250 x 160 mm (9¾ x 6¼ inches). Signed by the author to the top of the title page. This is a message to what appears to say 'Philip Grove of Leeds', and references two pages within the book, that subsequently have the name Grove underlined. Other paragraphs the author wishes to draw Grove's attention to are marked in the margin in a couple of places.

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    Book ID: 2807
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  • Witchcraft at Salem. by HANSEN, Chadwick
    HANSEN, Chadwick
    Witchcraft at Salem.

    New York: George Braziller, Inc. First Edition. First printing. Signed author dedication to front pastedown dated 1969. In original unclipped dust jacket, protected by archival cover. Red Boards with black and silver gilt title to spine. 215 x 150 mm (8½ x 6 inches). Very slight bumping to spine and corners. Cover has some small closed tears, rubbing, and edge wear. Overall very good copy that author gave as a gift to friends in March 1969.
    Chadwick Hansen made an astonishing claim in this book. He asserted that a few of those accused in Salem were actually guilty, and that witches did practice in Salem, some causing real harm to others.
    "There was witchcraft in Salem, and it…

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    New York: George Braziller, Inc. First Edition. First printing. Signed author dedication to front pastedown dated 1969. In original unclipped dust jacket, protected by archival cover. Red Boards with black and silver gilt title to spine. 215 x 150 mm (8½ x 6 inches). Very slight bumping to spine and corners. Cover has some small closed tears, rubbing, and edge wear. Overall very good copy that author gave as a gift to friends in March 1969.
    Chadwick Hansen made an astonishing claim in this book. He asserted that a few of those accused in Salem were actually guilty, and that witches did practice in Salem, some causing real harm to others.
    "There was witchcraft in Salem, and it worked," writes Hansen, who was a former English professor at the University of Illinois at Chicago. "There was every reason to regard it as a criminal offense."
    Belief in witchcraft was far from unique to Salem, Hansen argued; it was endemic to Europe at the time and a constant in the English culture that 17th century New England reflected.

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    Book ID: 2802
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