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[AESOP.]

BARLOW’S ILLUSTRATED EDITION WITH PLATE 17 & ENGRAVED TITLE. Aesop's fables, with his life: in English, French, and Latin, newly translated; illustrated with one hundred and twelve sculptures; to this edition are likewise added, thirty one new figures representing his life. London: Printed by R

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BEUGHEM, CORNELIS.

Apparatus ad historiam literariam novissimam ... qui est bibliographia eruditorum critico-curiosa. Amsterdam: Jansson-Waesburg, 1689. [xii], 502 pp. 12mo (125 x 80 mm). Vignette to title page. Full contemporary vellum. Title page lightly spotted, approximately 100 blank sheets inserted at end for

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[BIBLE – NEW TESTAMENT.]

THE ESTIENNE POLYGLOT. [He kaine diatheke]. * Testamentum Nouum. * [Deyatika hadeta]. Est autem interpretatio Syriaca Noui Testamenti, Hebraeis typis descripta, plerisque etiam locis emendata. Eadem Latino sermone reddita / Autore Immanuele Tremellio ... cuius etiam Grammatica Chaldaica et Syra

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BOETHIUS, ANICIUS MANLIUS TORQUATUS SEVERINUS. 480-524?.

De consolatione philosophiae. Nuremberg: Anton Koberger, 12 November 1476. 139(of 140) leaves. 34 lines per page, with table and commentary in two columns. Rubricated. Folio (280 x 409 mm). Modern full tan pigskin, spine with six raised bands. Lacking final blank only, preliminary leaves and final

Los #: 1004

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BROUGHTON, THOMAS DUER.

Bibliotheca historico-sacra: or, an historical library of the principal matters, relating to religion, antient and modern; Pagan, Jewish, Christian, and Mohammedan…. London: R. Reily for Stephen Austen, 1737-39. Two volumes bound as one. xxvi, [4], 606, [2]; xiv, 563, [19] pp. Engraved frontispiece

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BUXTORF, JOANNES. 1564-1629.

Four volumes: 1. Lexicon Chaldaicum, Talmudicum et Rabbinicum. Basel: Ludovici Koenig, 1640. [12] pp, 2680 columns, [64] pp. Engraved frontispiece and title page. Folio (365 x 240 mm). 19th century full vellum gilt with gilt embossed coat of arms and emblem “Munificentia hulmiana,” to both boards

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COMENIUS, JOHN AMOS. 1592-1670.

Janua linguarum trilinguis…. London: Typis J. Redmayne, 1670. 274 pp. Engraved title page and 15 engraved plates. Parallel English, Latin, and Greek text. 8vo (160 x 110 mm). Modern cloth. Several plates bound out of sequence, trimmed close with some loss to headlines at end, two leaves with tape

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DAVENANT, CHARLES. 1656-1714.

Discourses on the Publick Revenues, and on the Trade of England. London: for James Knapton, 1698. 2 volumes. A-S8, T4, Aa-Dd8; A6, B-Q8, R6, S-Ee8, Ff1, Aaa-Ddd8. Four folding tables. 8vo. First volume in early 19th century full brown diced calf, spine lettered in gilt, second volume in early 19th

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[EPIGRAMS-–POLYGLOT.]

[Lancelot, Claude.] Epigrammatum delectus ex omnibus tum veteribus … Cum breuioribus sententijs seu prouerbijs Latinis, Græcis, Hispanis, Italis…. Paris: Carolum Savreux, 1659. 12mo (136 x 80 mm). *-***8, ****6, A-Gg8, Hh6. Early 19th century calf gilt. Ownership inscription of J. Arnault on title

Los #: 1009

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GESTA ROMANORUM.

A Record of Ancient Histories, Entituled in Latin, Gesta Romanorum. London: for T. Basset, R. Chiswell, A. Mill, G. Conyers, and M. Wotton, 1689. A7, B-O8, P7. 8vo. Early 19th century full brown calf, gilt. Lacking one preliminary blank and one final blank, headings occasionally cropped, upper

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GLANVILL, JOSEPH. 1636-80.

Saducismus triumphatus: or Full and Plain Evidence Concerning Witches and Apparitions. London: Printed for A. Bettesworth, and J. Basley… W. Mears, and J. Hooke…, 1726. 2 parts in 1 volume. [12], 35, [11], 161, [4]; 14, 223- 498 [4] pp. Two engraved frontispieces, one plate. 8vo (200 x 125 mm

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[ILLUMINATED MANUSCRIPT – 17TH CENTURY.]

Silvestro Valier, 109th Doge of Venice [1694-1700]. Manuscript document on vellum, being the appointment of Nicolo Schiadini as Ambassador for Corfu, Venice, July 20, 1699. 16 folios. 4to (223 x 165 mm). Scribal cursive hand in black and gold ink throughout, each page in black and gilt fillet

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[ILLUMINATED MANUSCRIPT – 15TH CENTURY.]

A RARE ILLUMINATED EPITHALAMIUM FROM MILAN. Bonino Mombrizio (1424- 1480). Bonini Mombritii epithalamium ad potentem comitem Gasparem Vicomercatum de nuptiis generosissimor Petri Comitis et Helisabeth Vicomercatae. [Milan, circa 1454-1467.] Latin & Greek poetic manuscript on vellum. 10 leaves (final

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[ILLUMINATED MANUSCRIPT – 15TH CENTURY.]

THE MCKELL BOOK OF HOURS, BY THE MASTER OF ADÉLAÏDE OF SAVOY. [ Horae beatae mariae virginis ad usum romanae ecclesiae.] Illuminated Latin manuscript on vellum. [France (Angers or Poitiers): circa 1450-60]. 172 leaves, gatherings originally mostly of 8 leaves (i6, ii6, vi6, vii6, viii6, x4, xxv4

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[ILLUMINATED MANUSCRIPT – 14TH CENTURY.]

EARLY RENAISSANCE GRADUAL FROM TUSCANY WITH LARGE HISTORIATED INITIALS. Gradual. Latin manuscript on vellum with music on four-line red staves with neumes in black. [Tuscany (likely Pisa with Florentine and Sienese influences), circa 1350]. 130 leaves, lacking a bifolium at the center of quire 6

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[ILLUMINATED MANUSCRIPT - 15TH CENTURY.]

EARLY FIFTEENTH CENTURY BOOK OF HOURS. [Horae B. M. V.], Use of Paris. Illuminated Latin and French manuscript on vellum. [Paris, c.1400-10]. 113 leaves. (4 originally blank), plus 4 added preliminaries. 8vo (166 x 114 mm). Lacking single leaves after fols.21 and 107, else complete, 2 further blanks

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[ILLUMINATED MANUSCRIPT – 15TH CENTURY].

THE INGOLDISTHORPE PSALTER. Illuminated manuscript on vellum, in Latin and French. [Southern Netherlands (Bruges): c.1465]. 275 leaves. 144 x 104 mm. Apparently complete, final leaf a bifolio from a 14th-century Breviary with one- and two-line initials in blue flourished with red or red flourished

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[KORAN IN ENGLISH - 1734.]

The Koran, Commonly called the Alcoran of Mohammed, Translated into English immediately from the Original Arabic; with Explanatory Notes taken from the most approved Commentators. To which is prefixed a Preliminary Discourse by George Sale. London: printed for C. Ackers & J. Wilcox, 1734. 6ll., a2

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[LEAF BOOKS.]

6 volumes: 1. Shaffer, Ellen. The Nuremberg Chronicle. Los Angeles: Dawson’s Bookshop, 1950. Limited edition, one of 300 copies, with leaf Oiii depicting Jerusalem recto, this copy inscribed by Schaffer on ffep. 2. Turner, Decherd. The Rhemes New Testament. San Francisco: The Book Club of

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LITTLETON, ADAM.

Linguæ Latinæ liber dictionarius quadripartitus. A Latin dictionary in four parts: I. An English-Latine, II. A Latine-classical, III. A Latine-proper, IV. A Latine-barbarous: wherein the Latine and English are adjusted, with what care might be, both as to stock of words and proprieties of speech

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[MANUSCRIPT – 16TH CENTURY.]

Cadenet, Antoine Michel de. Disputatio proemialis philosophia universae. [followed by] Dialecticae fonsece brevis. [Southern France (Cadenet), 1507.] 558; 39 pp. Several charts and diagrams in text, one folding plate. 8vo (185 x 135 mm). 17th century bound paper boards. General age toning

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RIBADENEYRA, PEDRO DE. 1527-1611.

Les fleurs des vies des saincts et festes de toute l'année, suyuant l'vsage du calendrier Romain reformé. Paris: Chés la vefue Guilaume de la Noüe..., 1609. )(6, A-BBBBb6, CCCCc8. Large engraved vignette to title page, engraved head- and tail-pieces, hundreds of small woodcuts of Saints in text

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SENECA, LUCIUS ANNAEUS.

Opera. Antwerp: Plantiniana Balthasaris Moreti, 1652. [20], xxxvi, 911 pp. Engraved title page, three full page engraved portraits, engraved initials head- and tail-pieces. Folio (440 x 245 mm). Early full armorial vellum gilt. Light age toning throughout, some spotting, signature of “J. Visscher

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SUICERUS, JOHANN CASPAR.

Thesaurus ecclesiasticus e patribus graecis ordine alphabetico exhibens…. Amsterdam: Henricus Wetstenium, 1682. 2 volumes bound as 1. [12], 1476 columns; [2], 1602 columns, [66] pp. Extra engraved title page to volume I after Van Hooge, engraved vignette to printed title in red and black, engraved

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TAYLOR, JEREMY. 1613-1667.

3 volumes: 1. Ductor Dubitantium, or the Rule of Conscience in all her General Measures. London: Roger Norton for Richard Royston, 1676. [2], xxx, [2], 819, [23] pp. Engraved frontispiece portrait, large engraved plate to title page, engraved initials, head- and tail-pieces. Folio (355 x 225 mm

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[ATLAS MINIMUS.]

Gibson, John. Atlas Minimus, or a New Set of Pocket Maps … of the known World … revis'd, corrected and improv'd by Eman. Bowen. London: J. Newberry, 1758. With engraved title, frontispiece, 2 leaves of letterpress text & 52 maps. 24mo (450 x 330 mm). Contemporary calf. Light age toning, endleaves

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BARROW, JOHN, SIR. 1764-1848.

A Chronological History of Voyages in the Arctic Regions; Undertaken Chiefly for the Purpose of Discovering a North-East, North-West, or Polar Passage between the Atlantic and Pacific. London: John Murray, 1818. Folding frontispiece map and three woodcut illustrations in the text. 8vo. Contemporary

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BLAEU, WILLEM & BLEAU, JAN.

Britannia prout divisia suit temporibus Anglo-Saxonum, praesertim durante illorum Heptarchia. [Amsterdam: c. 1645]. Copper-engraved map, handcolored, 530 x 420 mm, matted and framed. Remargined, otherwise an attractive example

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Britannia. [London: 1637]. 57 double page maps. Folio. Contemporary quarter calf over marbled boards. Map of Oxfordshire lacking left half at seam, dampstaining to lower margin of second half, Englalond map with vertical crease, closed vertical tear to lower margin of dedication leaf, title leaf

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CARADOC OF LLANCARFAN, SAINT.

The Historie of Cambria, Now called Wales. [London: Rafe Newberie and Henrie Denham, 1584.] *8, A8, B4, C-Ee8, Ff4, Gg3. Woodcut title-page and woodcuts throughout. 4to (184 x 134 mm). 19th century straight-grain green morocco, decoration in blind and in gilt, gilt-lettered spine, a.e.g. Small area

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