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        Decretum. Basel, Johann Amerbach u. Johann Froben 1.7. 1500. 4°. 530 nn.Bll. (11. u. letztes Bl. w.), mit 1 (halbs.) Holzschnitt (auf Bl. 12b) u. 1 eingemalten, rot-blauen Initiale (Bl. 13a), Hldr. um 1830 mit Rsch.

      . . GW 11389 - Hain 7918 - Kaufmann-Nabholz II, 878 - BSB-Ink G-288 - Goff G 391 - BMC III 792 - Schreiber 4118 - Schramm XXII, 1106 - Hieronymus, Buchillustration 103.- Schöner zweispaltiger Inkunabel-Druck des kirchenrechtlichen Traktates mit umfließendem Kommentar, in Rot und Schwarz gedruckt, herausgegeben von Sebastian Brant.- Mit der Glossa ordinaria von Johannes Teutonicus in der Bearbeitung von Bartholomaeus Brixiensis, einem Inhaltsverzeichnis sowie einem Gedichten an den Leser und Widmungsbrief an Franciscus de Busleiden, Erzbischof von Besancon.- Holzschnitt vom Meister des Verardus.- "Das Decretum Gratiani ist die wichtigste Sammlung des mittelalterlichen Kirchenrechts und zählt als Ausgangspunkt des europäischen kanonischen Rechts zu den bahnbrechenden Pionierarbeiten der Rechtswissenschaft" (Kleinheyer- S. 165).- Titel mit hs. Besitzvermerk, zu Beginn mit untersch. starkem Braunfleck, sonst sauber, Ebd. etw. berieben.# Rare incunabula edition, text surrounded by commentary, printed in black and red, with one half-page woodcut.

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        [Regimen sanitatis Salernitanum.] Regimen Sanitatis cu[m] expositione magistri Arnaldi de Villa nova Cathellano Noviter Impressus.

      Venedig, Bernardinus Venetus de Vitalibus, [nach 1500/1505].. (82) Bll. (A-T4, V6). 29 Zln., Text teilweise von Kommentar umgeben. Späterer Halbpergamentband. 4to.. Lateinische Ausgabe des berühmten medizinischen Handbuchs, zusammengetragen in Salerno im 12. Jahrhundert, das bereits in der Inkunabelzeit zahlreiche Auflagen erlebte. Das medizinische Lehrgedicht und der begleitende Kommentar, häufig dem in Montpellier lehrenden Alchimisten des 13. Jahrhunderts Arnoldus de Villanova zugeschrieben (vgl. E. Wickersheimer, in: Comptes rendus du XIIIe Congres international d'histoire de la medecine, 1954, S. 226-234 [Aquilon 570]), vermochte seinen außerordentlichen Einfluß in Westeuropa bis ins 19. Jahrhundert zu bewahren. - Lage Q in sich verbunden. Teils etwas braun- bzw. fingerfleckig; im Rand auch gelegentlich gering knittrig. Einige alte hs. Anstreichungen und Marginalien; am Titel späterer hs. Zusatz: "Arnoldinus in Scholam Salernitanam". Sehr selten, nur ein Nachweis in ABPC (Swann, 24. Januar 1980, lot 1792). - CR 5053. Goff R-77. GW M37397. BSB-Ink R-50. Klebs 830.12. Sander 6391. Pellechet 1289. BMC V, 598. Edit 16, CNCE 60481. Vgl. Essling 609f.

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        Sermones dormi secure de tempore et de sanctis.

      [Straßburg, Johann Reinhard Grüninger], 4. XII. und 3. VIII. 1500.. 134, 195 nicht num. Bll. (ohne das l. w. Bl.). Gotische Type, 2 Spalten, 40 Zeilen. Mit wdh. Titelholzschnitt, davon einer leicht ankoloriert. Holzdeckelband der Zeit mit breitem blindgepr. Lederrücken und hs. Rückenschildchen; zwei Leisten vorn monogrammiert "IAV" und "VAL". Eine mittige Messingschließe. 4to.. Kompilation von Sonn- und Feiertagspredigten verschiedener Autoren, die in kaum 100 Jahren nahezu neunzig Auflagen erlebte (auch unter dem Titel "Sermones dominicales cum expositionibus evangeliorum"). Kompilator war ein Franziskanermönch aus Westfalen, der um 1300 lebte. Er sammelte diese Predigten zum Nutzen "fauler und unwissender Prediger" (Jöcher, Ergbd. II, 2306). Häufig wird er mit Johann Faber von Werden verwechselt, der sich auch Johannes der Werdena nannte und um 1440 wirkte. - Der Accipies-Holzschnitt zeigt links einen Lehrer vor einem Pult mit aufgeschlagenem Buch sitzend, auf seiner Schulter ein Vogel, rechts auf kleinen Hockern vier Schüler. - Rücken fachmännisch unter Verwendung des Originalmaterials restauriert; zwei fehlende Schließen alt durch eine einzelne, mittig angebrachte ersetzt. Innen teils leicht gebräunt bzw. fingerfleckig; einige Wurmspuren. Zeitgenöss. hs. Schenkungsvermerk am Schluß des ersten Teiles. Alt rasierter Stempel am Titel; dort und am letzten Blatt alt restaurierte Papierdefekte (geringer Textverlust am letzten Bl. verso). Die Lage Y des zweiten Teils irrtümlich nach Lage u im ersten Teil gebunden. - Ansprechendes Exemplar. - Hain 15966. Goff J-469. Polain 3513. Proctor 494 & 496. BMC I, 115. Schreiber/H., Accipies 54. Stillwell J-420.

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        Krönung der Maria mit Engeln. Altkolorierter Einblattholzschnitt.

      Straßburg oder Freiburg, um 1500.. 13x10,8 cm. Vor einer halb hohen Steinmauer sitzt die Jungfrau Maria, frontal gesehen, auf einer Steinbank. Sie hat langes lockiges Haar mit einem Reifennimbus und hält in ihrer linken Hand ein Lilienzepter; auf ihrem rechten Knie steht das nackte Kind, dessen Rücken sie stützt und das nach einer Brosche ihres Gewandes greift. Über ihr schwebt ein Engel, der ihr eine Krone mit sehr hohen Zinken auf das Haupt setzt; rechts hinter der Mauer befindet sich ein zweiter Engel, der ein Notenblatt mit der Aufschrift "Maria" hält. Neben dem Steinsitz rechts eine buschige Blattpflanze. - Der Holzschnitt fand Verwendung für ein Notenblatt mit 11 fünflinigen Notenzeilen, die für "Altus, Discantus, Bassus, Tenor" bestimmt sind und mit dem dazugehörigen gedruckten Gedicht (zweizeilige Überschrift und 5 Verse zu je vier Zeilen): "Carmen in laudem et honorem virginis Mariae...". Der Holzschnitt ist eine seitengleiche Kopie eines Ende des 15. Jahrhunderts entstandenen, der jedoch weder Mauer noch den zweiten Engel zeigt (vgl. Schreiber 1116). Dieser Holzschnitt wurde eine Zeit lang dem jungen A. Dürer zugeschrieben, Schoch sieht ihn aber - wie schon Schreiber- eher in der Schongauer-Nachfolge und scheidet ihn aus dem Werk Dürers wieder aus(Schoch/Mende/Scherbaum Bd. III, A 45.1). - Äußerst selten! Nach Schreiber sind nur zwei unkolorierte Exemplare in Eichstätt und Hannover bekannt. An drei Seiten bis zur Einfassungslinie beschnitten, oberhalb des Holzschnittes Fragment einer der 5-linigen Notenzeilen mit Quadratnoten. Randbeschädigungen an den Längsseiten sorgfältig restauriert. Links unten im Abdruck etwas flau (im unkolorierten Eichstätter Exemplar ebenso). In Passepartout. Schreiber (Handbuch) 1115; Weis-Liebersdorf, Inkunabeln des Formschnitts in den Bibliotheken zu Eichstätt, S. 12 + Tafel 10 (mit Abb. des Gesamtblattes)..

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        Das Evangeliar Heinrichs des Löwen. Bibliotheks-/Studienausgabe

      Insel-Verlag / Bibliotheka Rara, Helmershausen vor 1188 (Faksimile-Nachdruck neueren Datums).. Limitierte Auflage von 950 Exemplaren. 452 Seiten im Format 34,2 x 25,3 cm mit 50 ganzseitigen Miniaturen. braune Ganzleder-Studien-Ausgabe. sehr gut erhaltene 2. Hand-Edition. Heinrich der Löwe, 1129 (31)-1195, einer der mächtigsten Landesfürsten der Stauferzeit, Herzog von Sachsen und Bayern, hat diese prunkvolle Handschrift in Auftrag gegeben. Der Codex ist nicht nur eine der großen Schöpfungen romanischer Buchkunst in Deutschland. Er ist zugleich ein eindrucksvolles Monument der weltlichen wie geistlichen deutschen Geschichte, einzigartig deshalb, weil er ebenso von mittelalterlicher Frömmigkeit zeugt, wie seine Bilder den weltlich-politischen Anspruch Heinrichs des Löwen kundtun. Die Neuausgabe ist beim Verlag bereits vergriffen und nicht mehr erhältlich. Bei dem vorliegenden Exemplar handelt es sich um eine neuwertige Ausgabe aus zweiter Hand, daher der extrem günstige Prei! Das Evangeliar Heinrichs des Löwen ist vollständig. Die Malereien in Deckfarben, mit Purpur und Gold, sind ungetrübt in ihrer Leuchtkraft. Der Codex umfasst 50 ganzseitige Miniaturen, davon 17 Kanontafeln, 4 Evangelistenbilder, 9 Zierseiten und 20 Bildseiten. Im Text begegnen etwa 1500 kleine und 77 größere sowie 7 große, reicher verzierte Initialen und eine Randsynopse unter farbig verzierten Arkaden. Bl

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        Denkmäler aus Aegypten und Aethiopien nach den Zeichnungen der von Seiner Majestät dem Koenige von Preussen Friedrich Wilhelm IV nach diesen Ländern gesendeten und in den Jahren 1842-1845 ausgeführten wissenschaftlichen Expedition; auf Befehl seiner Majestät herausgegeben und erläutert; Tafelbände 1- 13

      Nicolaische Buchhandlung , später J.C. Hinrichs'sche Buchhandlung, Berlin / Leipzig - , Mit 1093 Farbigen und getönten Tafeln und mehr als 1500 Hieroglyphen- Abbildungen. Verlagsfrischer, bibliophil ausgestatteter Faksimile-Reprint, gedruckt auf einem schönen alterungsbeständigen und säurefreien Werkdruckpapier, das den Originaleindruck am Besten wiedergibt. Gebunden als robuste Bibliotheksversion in Ganzleinen mit Rückengoldprägung. Aus dem Verlag Fines Mundi, Saarbrücken. Ein dem Stil der Zeit entsprechender Umschlag wurde auf dem Vorderdeckel aufgezogen.Format: Quart / Folio, Schrifttyp: Latein, Sprache: Deutsch.Please notice: we offer here a facsimile of the original edition, bound in hardcover, printed on an acid free paper, lightly coloured. Coloured plates are printed in colour, maps reduced to 12 x 18 inches. Our bindings are handmade in different styles. Please contact us, if you have further questions.

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        50 Photographs

      New York: Dell Sloan & Pearce. New York: Dell Sloan & Pearce. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. FIRST EDITION, one of only 1500 copies initialed by Weston. In the rare original dust jacket in exceptionally good condition. With essays by Robinson Jeffers, Merle Armitage, and Donald Bear. Illustrated with folio reproductions of fifty of Weston's photographs. "Though [50 Photographs] includes all of Weston's genres--landscapes, nudes, still lifes, and portraits--it is an unusual selection, more edgy than iconic...The overall effect...is to make visible the real legacy of Weston's work, the way it influenced so much of what would come after. The 50 photographs are followed by a portrait of Weston himself, taken by his son Cole in Point Lobos in 1946, in which the old man is shown wedged between boulders: alert, watchful, mobile, and as sound as stone" (David Levi-Strauss in The Book of 101 Books). Roth 128. Open Book 150. 
 New York: Duell Sloan & Pearce, 1947. Folio, original cloth, original dust jacket. Neat early owner signature on half-title. Cloth extraordinarily clean; dust jacket with half-inch chip at top of spine, edgewear, and small tape repair on rear. Tiny hole beginning at rear board and extending into last few pages of text, including a barely noticeable pinhole in Weston portrait and photograph #50. (Hole is 2mm diameter at the rear board - its largest point- and shrinks as it enters text.) An excellent copy in the rare dust jacket - one of the finest examples we've seen of the notoriously fragile jacket.

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        The Complete Poems of Robert Frost

      New York: Limited Editions Club. New York: Limited Editions Club. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine. Thomas Nason. SIGNED LIMITED EDITION, one of only 1500 copies, signed by Robert Frost, book designer Bruce Rogers, and illustrator Thomas Nason. The classic Frost collection. New York: Limited Editions Club, 1950. Quarto, original blue cloth, original marbled slipcase. Two volumes. Books fine; slipcase with toning to spine and wear to extremities (as usual). With Limited Editions Club newsletter (about Frost) and notice about the volumes laid in. A beautiful copy, rare in such good condition.

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        Nuovo Lume Libro di Arithmetica

      Quarto, 21.1x15.0cm, grey boards, 129ff + (1) blank, title printed in red and black within elaborate woodcut border containing figures including Archimedes or Euclid pointing with a protractor in his right hand and cherubs holding tablets with arithmetical calculations, woodcut initial on f.3, printed marginilia throughout including arithmetical calculations and some woodcut diagrams, old damp stain on the lower outer corner of the title and on the last leaf, some light browning, a few contemporary marginal annotations in ink in Italian, a very good copy.First edition by the Italian arithmetician Johannes Infortunatus, who was born at Siena in about 1500. Smith, in Rara Arithmetica, writes that "Sfortunati wrote his treatise along the lines followed by Borghi and Feliciano, and in his preface he acknowledges his indebtedness to them and to ?Maestro Luca dal Borgo dell? ordine di fanto Francesco? and to the ?operetta di Filippo Caladri Cittadino Fiorentino?. Like these authors, he was a popular writer, as the seven editions of his book go to prove. His work is fairly complete as to the operations with integers and fractions, and is satisfactory as to the examples illustrating the Italian business life of the 16th century. The treatise closes with some work in practical mensuration and some mercantile tables".Smith, Rara Arithmetica, p.174. Adams, Cambridge Libraries S1039 (1 copy). Riccardi I (2), 453. Not in ICA of London Library, ICA of Scotland Library, Herwood Library. Not in Kress or Goldsmith.

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        Het Achterhuis [The Secret Annex; Anne Frank: Diary of a Young Girl]

      Amsterdam: Contact. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. RARE FIRST EDITION, one of only 1500 copies printed, of one of the central works of the twentieth century. Complete with three photographic plates, including the frontispiece portrait of Anne Frank. "The diary written by Anne Frank is probably the single most widely read book to come out of the Holocaust (Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl, 1952; first published as Het Achterhuis, 1947). Millions of readers have read the story of the teenage girl's two years in hiding. It has been translated into more than thirty-five languages and published in as many countries. Her diary was also the foundation for a successful drama performed worldwide (The Diary of Anne Frank, 1956) and a film of the same title (1959). Especially in the last twenty years, many schoolchildren and adults alike have had their first exposure to the effects of Adolf Hitler's war through Anne's writing. Anne's diary so captured the attention of the world that her name has become symbolic of the six million Jewish victims of the Shoah… "To many, Anne Frank has become a symbol of the strength and optimism of the human spirit in the midst of tragedy. In July 1944 Anne wrote what was to become the most famous line of her diary and the one most often used to symbolize her spirit. 'In spite of everything, I still believe that people are really good at heart'… Anne's writing put a human face to the unfathomable statistics of the millions of individuals who suffered and died" (Sarita Cargas, Encyclopedia of Holocaust Literature). Amsterdam: Contact, 1947. Octavo, original paper boards; custom silk box. In the original Dutch. Toning to spine and extreme edges of boards (as usual); text edges a little browned (as always). Without the exceedingly rare dust jacket. A very good copy of a rare and fragile book that is notoriously difficult to find in collectible condition.

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        Terrible Privacy of Maxwell Sim

      Viking, 2010. 1st printing 1st. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Signed by Author. Fine Unread UK 1st Edition 1st Printing in likewise Fine DW. Signed by the author to the title page. Scarcer Hardback edition. Small print run - less than 1500 copies. Synopsis: Black comedic gem of a book about a salesman traveling to northern scotland to sell toothbrushes, while learning some hidden truths about his father, and then himself.

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        TEXT FROM THE GOSPEL SEQUENCES

      Central or Northern France, probably Bourges, early, 1500. Hardcover. 184 x 127 mm (7 1/4 x 5"). Single column, 12 lines of text on the side with the miniature, 23 lines on the other side, in a fine, large bâtarde hand. Rubrics in red, two small initials and one pretty three-line "I" in colors and brushed gold, the latter in pink and white and accented by a long-stemmed red rose, the same side WITH A RICHLY DETAILED MINIATURE OF SAINT LUKE (measuring 64 x 92 mm.) at his desk in a comfortably furnished room, writing the Gospel under the watchful gaze of his bull, shown here with spread red wings, the miniature with five lines of text above and seven below, and both the text and the miniature with their own thin gilt frame. The illuminated initial on the plainer side partly obscured (by the remnant of mounting tissue?), a touch of wrinkling to left and right edges, other trivial imperfections, but still IN FINE CONDITION, the paint especially rich, and the vellum fresh, clean, and bright. From the same large, fine Book of Hours as the previous item, this leaf presents us with an uncommon design, the miniature being flanked by text above and below, rather than enclosed by a decorative border. Here we see Luke at the center of the room, sitting at his writing desk wearing a blue robe from beneath which peek unexpectedly bright red socks (which not only serve to keep the saint's feet warm, but also add a balanced splash of bright color opposite the bull's magnificent wings). Behind the Evangelist and to the right is a window through which we glimpse green trees and blue sky, and beside it a table with drinking vessels. The detail lavished on the interior is impressive: the walls are elaborately panelled; the floor tiles have green, red, and gold shading that produces a marbled effect; the table and dishes have intricate decoration; there is carving on the desk and table; and the cloths covering these are edged with gold fringe. Luke's robe has gold detailing around the neck and hem, and the bull's wings are delicately feathered. The bull seems a good symbol for the burly man pictured here, and both wear tranquil, purposeful expressions.

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        TEXT FROM THE OPENING OF NONE

      Central or Northern France probably Bourges early Central or Northern France, probably Bourges, early, 1500. Hardcover. 191 x 133 mm (7 1/2 x 5 1/4"). Single column, 23 lines of text on one side, five lines below the miniature on the other, in a fine, large bâtarde hand. Rubrics in red, several initials, line fillers, and a paragraph mark in brushed gold on a red or blue ground, two two-line initials with floral decoration in colors on a brushed gold ground, one four-line initial in gray and maroon with white tracery on a brushed gold ground, its center with a spray of red berries, and A LARGE MINIATURE OF THE PRESENTATION IN THE TEMPLE (measuring 112 x 91 mm.), with the Virgin kneeling before an altar and handing the Christ Child to the priest's waiting arms, Joseph and a young woman with the basket of sacrificial doves standing behind the Virgin at the head of a large crowd, the text and miniature enclosed by a simple gilt frame.Small faint brown stain to lower margin, two trivial patches of loss to paint of the priest's cloak, a touch of wrinkling to side margins, remnants of mounting to verso (not affecting text), otherwise A VERY FINE LEAF, clean and fresh, with ample margins and unusually rich colors. This handsome leaf from a Book of Hours with large dimensions features an expressive miniature that beautifully conveys the drama of this moment in the life of the Virgin. Mary, dressed in somber gray covered by her customary blue cloak, kneels at the center of the scene, holding her son out in a gesture that is both offering and supplication to the priest (who may or may not be Simeon, with Luke 2:25-35 seeming to come down in favor of this). Her face displays the concern that would be expected in one who has just been told, in Simeon's prophecy, that a sword would pierce her soul--that is, that she will suffer along with her son as he does God's redemptive work. Simeon, in contrast, wears the gratified expression of one whose prayers to see the salvation of Israel have been fulfilled, as expressed in his canticle, the "Nunc dimittis" ("Now I can depart in peace"). A pretty, fashionably dressed young woman stands on the left holding a basket with two turtledoves brought as an offering (for those people not in a position to provide a lamb). Her green dress and crimson cloak mirror Simeon's vestments and the canopy above him, and, like the priest, she is wearing a striking hat. Everything is carefully detailed from the facial expressions to the folds of clothing to the decorative designs on the altar and dark gray walls. The scene is artfully composed and balanced, with a trio of somber blue and gray figures at center and vibrant red and green on either side, anxiety offset by faith and hope.

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        Internationale Schach-Kongress des Barmer Schach-Vereins 1905

      628 with frontispiece, diagrams, plates and tables. Royal octavo (9 1/2 x 6 1/4") bound in original three quarter pebbled boards with spine label. (Bibliotheca Van der Linde-Niemeijeriana:5268) First edition.The richly endowed Barmen Chess Association commemorated its 40th year anniversary with a celebration centered around two major tournaments and three strong "Hauptturnieren." The innovative organizers added such melodious entertainment as a "Singspiel" involving a 60 person chorus and a three act musical comedy, "Der Seekadett." The latter feature a game with children as chessmen and an original music score the now famous Barmen Chess Waltz. Bachmann opines that it was a "grand chess feast, made even nicer by Rheinsche friendliness." The two principal contests were divided into "A" and "B" categories - the first being reserved for experienced grandmasters and masters, the second for promising young masters who had not achieved a tournament victory. First and second prizes in this category (1500 and 1000 Mmrks, respectively) were divided between Janowski (+9 -3 +3) and Maroczy (+7 -1 +7) with identical point totals of 10 1/2. The mercurial Janowski head the victory list with nine wins, but dropped full points to Bernstein, Berger and Gottschall - while an obviously fatigued Maroczy lost only once to John. The New World sensation, Marshall (+8 -3 +3), took third place laurels and 700 marks, a scant half point behind the two pacesetters. Schlechter and Bernstein divided the fourth and fifth prizes (400 marks) with identical scores of +7 -4 =4. The genial Wiener drew a blank with the first three place winners - surrendering games to Janowski, Maroczy and Marshall. He also uncharacteristically blundered away a Knight in loosing to his compatriot Berger. The plucky Graz veteran amassed four out of five points against the first five places(!) enroute to a surprise six-place finish. The young Bernstein, for his part enjoyed a magnificent start - leading through the ninth round before suffering successive setbacks to Marshall in the 10th and to Schlechter in the 11th. Russia's perennial champion, Tichigorin, was clearly in a period of decline although he managed a win and two draws against the first three place winners. Wolf, in dividing the seventh-tenth prizes with John, Leonhardt and Tchigorin, emerged as the tournament "Remis Koenig" with 10 draws in 15 games. In tournament "B" action first place fell to Fleischmann of Hungary with a score of 13 (+11 -2 +4) followed by Swiderski, 12 (+11 -4 =2) and W Cohn, 11 1/2 (+9 -3 =5). A major figure of the future, Nimzovich shared the 15th and 16th places - posting a disappointing score of 6 (+3 -8 +6). The secondary tournaments featured some coming stars. Rubenstein and Duras shared first and second prize in the Hauptturnier "A" (+11 -2 =2), with third and fourth places going to Vidmar (+11 -3 +1) and Lowy (+10 -2 =3). Shories defeated Tartakower in a playoff for Hauptturnier "B" laurels, (+2 -1 =1). Hauptturnier "C" honors fell to Szekely (+6 -1 =0), ahead of Biedendorf (+5 -2 =0).Condition:Previous owner's name to title, stamped to end papers and occasionally other pages. Corners bumped else a very good copy of one the scarcer tournament books.

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        Dominion - Signed & Numbered Limited Edition

      Mantle, 2012. 1st printing 1st. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Signed by Author. Limited Edition of 1500 copies. Fine unread UK first edition/first printing. Fine in Fine DW. SIGNED by author to title page. Mint in mylar protective cover.

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        (Incunabolo) Tullius de Officiis cum commentariis Petri Marsi eiusque recognitione

      Impressum Venetiis, 1500 die x decembris (Philippus Pincius). 1500 Cuius epistolas quaeso perlegas: et in principio et in calce operis editas. Insunt praeterea Paradoxa: de Amicitia: de Senectute: cum interpretibus suis. (Colophon:) Impressum Venetiis, 1500 die x decembris (Philippus Pincius). CICERO, Marcus Tullius (106-43 a.C.). In-folio. cartonatura settecentesca. CLVII ff., 1 f. bianco (ingiallito e restaurato). Carattere romano, testo racchiuso nel commentario. Antico restauro nell' angolo superiore interno del primo foglio con perdita di qualche lettera al verso, tarlature nel margine che non ledono il testo, alcune postille di mano coeva, peraltro esemplare in buono stato. Edizione rara. Hain, 5287. G.W., 6972. I.G.I., 2921. Oates, 2080. Goff, C-614 (5 copie in U.S.A.). Manca al British Museum, al Pellechet e al Polain.

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        Die Feuerlandindianer; Ergebnisse meiner vier Forschungsreisen in den Jahren 1918- 1924, unternommen im Auftrage des Ministerio de Instruccion Publica de Chile, in 3 Bänden; Band I: Die Selk`nam; vom Leben und Denken eines Jägervolkes auf der grossen Feuerlandinsel, Band II: Die Yamana; vom Leben und Denken der Wassernomaden am Kao Hoorn; Band III,1: die Halakwulup; vom Leben und Denken der Wassernomaden in West- Patagonien; Band III,2: Anthropologie

      Verlag der Internationalen Zeitschrift "Anthropos ", Mödling bei Wien - XXXIV, 1176 ; XXII, 1500, 8 Tafeln ; 51 Tafeln ; XVIII, 684,14 Tafeln ; XVI, 512, Mit mehreren hundert Abbildungen, Tafeln Tabellen und Lichtdruckphotographien. Verlagsfrischer, bibliophil ausgestatteter Faksimile-Reprint, gedruckt auf einem schönen alterungsbeständigen und säurefreien Werkdruckpapier, das den Originaleindruck am Besten wiedergibt. Gebunden als robuste Bibliotheksversion in Ganzleinen mit Rückengoldprägung. Aus dem Verlag Fines Mundi, Saarbrücken. Das dekorative Originaltitelblatt wurde auf dem Vorderdeckel aufgezogen.Format: Lexikonformat (25,7 x 18), Schrifttyp: Latein, Sprache: Deutsch.Zu diesem Werk können die3 Übersichtskarten auch im Originalformat geliefert werden. Der Aufpreis hierfür beträgt36€Please notice: we offer here a facsimile of the original edition, bound in hardcover with the original cover in front, printed on an acid free paper, lightly coloured. Coloured plates are printed in colour, maps reduced to 12 x 18 inches. Our bindings are handmade in different styles. Please contact us, if you have further questions.

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        Códice manuscrito gaditano del s. XV (c. 1490)] Lo que en este libro se contiene es apuntamientos. e avisos que convienen para informar a los letrados

      Cádiz, final del s. XV (h.1490-1500) - 20x15 cm., 74 hojas. Manuscrito sobre papel verjurado. Caligrafía muy bella y clara de una sola mano. Pergamino de la época. Muy bien conservado. Manuscrito que contiene los pleitos de nobleza, antecedentes e hidalguía entre las familias Ponce de León y Guzmán para asegurarse las herencias, mayorazgos, títulos y beneficios. En ellos pleitean y demuestran su abolengo y legitimidad matrimonial y filial don Juan, casado con Leonor de Guzmán, don Rodrigo, hijo ilegítimo y luego legitimado y camarero personal de Fernando el Católico, y el duque don Manuel Ponce. Muy interesante códice sobre legitimidad filial en la baja edad media andaluza.

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        USE OF ROME. TEXT FROM VESPERS

      Paris: Gilles Hardouin, 1500. 222 x 140 mm (8 3/4 x 5 1/2"). Single column, 30 lines of text. Verso with elaborate metalcut compartmentalized border featuring mischievous putti and grotesques, the martyrdom of Saint Sebastian, and a woman shearing a sheep; the same side with 18 one-line hand-painted initials in gold on a blue or red ground, two similar two-line initials, and one three-line foliated initial in gold on a red ground; recto WITH A RICHLY PAINTED AND ILLUMINATED WOODCUT OF THE MASSACRE OF THE INNOCENTS, with a glimpse of the flight into Egypt on the left side of the scene. A touch of wrinkling to lower outer corner, verso with remnants of mounting tape, but A VERY FINE LEAF, the printing clear and fresh, the colors vivid, and the gold lustrous. The massacre depicted here appears to be taking place in Herod's throne room, as if he had ordered it for his own entertainment. Seated in the center of the piece on a massive gold throne, he views the heartbreaking chaos before him impassively, ignoring an angry women who is lifting her bleeding infant up to him as if to say, "See what you've done!" The mothers here are not wailing in grief, but are angrily fighting for their sons' lives. In the foreground, a soldier pushes a golden-haired woman out of the way, in order to finish off the dazed and wounded infant she and her companion are attempting to shield. On either side, soldiers have raised swords to smite the helpless tots, and to the right of Herod, a bleeding infant looks pitifully up at the armored solder who holds him by the arm, ready to deliver the fatal blow. In the upper right, we see a baby impaled on a spear. A glimpse of hope through an open window mitigates the horror of the gruesome scene: we see Joseph leading a donkey bearing the Virgin and the Christ Child as they flee to Egypt, blessed by golden rays streaming down from heaven. The action here is dramatic, intense, and memorable; the colors are vivid, the heavy use of gold adding light to an overwhelmingly sober subject. The Book of Hours from which this leaf came must have been extraordinarily sumptuous.

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        Typed Signed Letter, 4to, Beverly Hills, CA. May 31, 1960

      He writes to his M.C.A. agent regarding a Warner Brothers contract. He adds one holograph correction in the first line which reads, ?I had a call today from someone in New York, a [ he crossed out ?the? and replaced it with ?a?] record company. The connection was not too good, however I asked them to contact you...they are of the idea that they want a Percy Dovetonsils thing, and I said that I would do it on the one condition that I do it exactly as I want it...Regarding the Warner Bros...I think it is time that they are contacted with this ridiculous letter that they have sent me...and are told that I have now consummated [sic[ my part in the contractual arrangement...but if they will turn over the art-work which I selected and the tape they can forget the $1500.00, otherwise they owe me, $1,500.00....? He signs, "Ernie." This letter is accompanied with a letter to his agent from Warner Brothers. Uncommon and desirable.

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        MAGNASCO

      Italy: Istituto Italiano d'Arti Grafiche. Limited Edition Of 1500...Signed by author Benno Geiger... Out of series...4to. Original leather-backed linen covered beige boards, gilt embossed titles and red decorations; signed by Geiger on limitation leaf. 196 pages of text followed by 492 plates in color and b/w; Written in Italian.....Bindings square and tight; hinges fine reinforced with cloth tape as issued; leather spine has light wear top/bottom; none showing to cloth; foxing to top fore-edge and on cloth edge.... A very clean tight copy .... Alessandro Magnasco (February 4, 1667 - March 12, 1749), also known as il Lissandrino, was an Italian Rococo painter from Northern Italy. He is best known for stylized, fantastic, often phantasmagoric genre or landscape scenes . Near Fine. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 1949.

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        Typed Signed Letter, 4to, Beverly Hills, CA. May 31, 1960

      He writes to his M.C.A. agent regarding a Warner Brothers contract. He adds one holograph correction in the first line which reads, ?I had a call today from someone in New York, a [ he crossed out ?the? and replaced it with ?a?] record company. The connection was not too good, however I asked them to contact you?they are of the idea that they want a Percy Dovetonsils thing, and I said that I would do it on the one condition that I do it exactly as I want it?Regarding the Warner Bros?I think it is time that they are contacted with this ridiculous letter that they have sent me?and are told that I have now consummated [sic[ my part in the contractual arrangementâ?¦but if they will turn over the art-work which I selected and the tape they can forget the $1500.00, otherwise they owe me, $1,500.00â?¦.â? He signs, "Ernie." This letter is accompanied with a letter to his agent from Warner Brothers. Uncommon and desirable.

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        The Complete Poems of Robert Frost

      New York: Limited Editions Club (LEC). 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine. SIGNED LIMITED EDITION, one of only 1500 copies, signed by Robert Frost, book designer Bruce Rogers, and illustrator Thomas Nason. The classic Frost collection. New York: Limited Editions Club, 1950. Quarto, original blue cloth, original marbled slipcase. Two volumes. Books fine with only a hint of edgewear to leather labels; slight wear and browning to extremities of slipcase (as usual). A beautiful copy, rare in such good condition.

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        The Cuckoo's Calling (Cormoran Strike) - (First UK edition-First printing)

      Fine condition.Sphere,2013.A true first UK edition-first printing. Written by J K Rowling writing under the pseudonym of Robert Galbraith.Black hardback (gilt lettering to the spine) with Dj (includes Robert Galbraith biography inside the back panel of the Dj), both in fine condition. The book is as new.449pp.Price un-clipped. The print run was reportedly just 1500 copies Cuckoo?s Calling, first editions. A collectable and scarce first edition-first printing. This is another paragraph Book Description: When a troubled model falls to her death from a snow-covered Mayfair balcony, it is assumed that she has committed suicide. However, her brother has his doubts, and calls in private investigator Cormoran Strike to look into the case. Strike is a war veteran - wounded both physically and psychologically - and his life is in disarray. The case gives him a financial lifeline, but it comes at a personal cost: the more he delves into the young model's complex world, the darker things get - and the closer he gets to terrible danger .A gripping, elegant mystery steeped in the atmosphere of London - from the hushed streets of Mayfair to the backstreet pubs of the East End to the bustle of Soho - The Cuckoo's Calling is a remarkable book. Introducing Cormoran Strike, this is a classic crime novel in the tradition of P. D. James and Ruth Rendell, and marks the beginning of a unique series of mysteries.

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        MAGNASCO

      Italy: Istituto Italiano d'Arti Grafiche. Limited Edition Of 1500...Signed by author Benno Geiger... Out of series...4to. Original leather-backed linen covered beige boards, gilt embossed titles and red decorations; signed by Geiger on limitation leaf. 196 pages of text followed by 492 plates in color and b/w; Written in Italian.....Bindings square and tight; hinges fine reinforced with cloth tape as issued; leather spine has light wear top/bottom; none showing to cloth; foxing to top fore-edge and on cloth edge.... A very clean tight copy .... Alessandro Magnasco (February 4, 1667 - March 12, 1749), also known as il Lissandrino, was an Italian Rococo painter from Northern Italy. He is best known for stylized, fantastic, often phantasmagoric genre or landscape scenes . Near Fine. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 1949.

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        First Annual of Advertising Art Exhibition, 1951 (March 19-26)

      Limited edition: #234 of 1500 copies. 9x11" black cloth hardcover with white, red, yellow & blue design (title). Yellow dust jacket with 3x5" whole to see title on cover. 53 pp + 21 pp of ads. Many B/W illustrations. Includes some Coca-Cola art. Condition: FAIR dust jacket (soiled). Outer pages lightly foxed but interior clean.

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        The 100 Greatest Books Ever Written from The Easton Press

      Easton Press, Various dates. Leather. Hardback. Gilt decorated covers and gilt page edges. Ribbon Markers.. As new condition./No owner's names or bookplates.. Color and B&W illustrations. A very clean nice set. International shipping for this item will be $1500.00 unrefundable. Domestic shipping will be $250.00. Set weighs 300 lbs 8 large boxes. * * * Selling books of merit since 1988. * * * Prompt, Professional Service. Satisfaction Guaranteed. * * *

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        Large Fragment of a Bohairic Coptic Prayer Book With Arabic Headings [Manuscript on Paper]

      1500. Hardcover (Vellum). Undated, ca 15th-16th century manuscript on laid paper (judging from the use of Arabic headings but with no parallel text, it is much more likely to be earlier than this than later), rebound in modern vellum (possibly reclaimed vellum). 10 leaves, apparently continuous and the first leaf with an architectural border with the Greek phrase "with God" possibly representing the beginning of the book. The Coptic is in an unusual hand that is difficult to place with any precision, but it is likely Egypt and the book came with a note that stated that it was from the Wadi Natrun Monasteries. In any case, a very attractively written manuscript with rubrication and initial flourishes. Size: Octavo (8vo). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Religion & Theology; Antiquarian & Rare. Inventory No: 043832. .

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        Sextus Decretalium cum Certis Additionibus [and] Constitutiones

      1500. [Boniface VIII, Pope (1235-1303)]. [D'Andrea, Giovanni [c.1270-1348], Glossator. [Brant, Sebastian (1457-1521), Editor]. Sextus Decretalium cum Certis Additionibus Johannis Andree. [Basel: Johann Froben and Johann Amerbach, December 1, 1500]. Two parts in one, Part II is titled Constitutiones Clementinarum. [288] ff. Main text surrounded by linear glosses in parallel columns, printed in red and black throughout. Large woodcut depicting the presentation of the Liber Sextus to Boniface on fol. [8]v, woodcut tables of consanguinity and descent on ff. [3]v and [5]r. Collation: AA6, a-y8, z12; AA-MM8. Quarto (8" x 6"). Recent vellum, hand-lettered title to spine, endpapers added, edges rouged. Text in 72-line gothic type printed throughout in red and black. Light toning to text. Early annotation to title page of the Liber Sextus, marginalia to a few leaves, some affected by trimming. Light soiling to bottom inner margins on first 100 leaves, faint dampstaining to outer margins of a few leaves at end of text block, interior otherwise fresh. * With a register of titles and D'Andrea's Super Arboribus Consanguinitatis et Affinitatis. Attempts to codify the body of canon law began in earnest during the Carolingian Empire. These efforts reached fruition between 1020 and 1025 in the twenty-volume Decretum of Burchard, Bishop of Worms. The next great step was taken in 1234 with the Libri Quinque Decretalium of Gregory IX, which formed the basis of the Corpus Juris Canonici. The Liber Sextus of Boniface VIII (1298), the last great collection of the pre-Reformation era, consists of updates and modifications. The Clementinae Constitutiones (1313) is a collection of papal legislation that modifies portions of the Liber Sextus. It was followed by the Extravagantes Joannes XXII and the Extravagantes Communes in 1325. All of these texts were edited after the Council of Trent in 1582 under the collective title Corpus Juris Canonici. Andrea was an Italian canonist and professor of canon law at the University of Bologna. An eminent figure who received the highest tributes from Arithemius, Baldus, Fo

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        GHENT-BRUGES OFFICE LECTIONARY, Illuminated liturgical manuscript

      ILLUMINATED MANUSCRIPT ON VELLUM, Southern Netherlands, Ghent of Bruges?, c. 1500, 214 x 155 mm.,195 folios, complete (collation: i-iv8, v6, vi4, vii-xiii8, xiv6, xv-xxv8, xxvi6), written in bâtarde script (justification 137 x 93 mm.), red rubrics, Sanctoral foliated in red, small and larger initials throughout in red or blue, many on every page, often with elaborate flourishing or decorative scrolling, EIGHT LARGE ILLUMINATED INITIALS. BINDING: Bound in eighteenth-century mottled calf. TEXT: Deluxe professionally-made copy of a relatively uncommon monastic text, an Office Lectionary, of ample format with wide margins, expertly written in a beautiful calligraphic hand with much pen flourishing. Office Lectionaries include the lessons for the Divine Office from the Bible and the writings of the Fathers, here arranged beginning with the Temporal from the first Sunday in Advent to the 25th Sunday after Pentecost, and the Office of the Dedication of a Church, followed by the Sanctoral from the eve of Saint Andrew to the Feast of Saint Katherine. ILLUMINATION: Eight illuminated initials, ff. 1, 39, 108, 129, 152, 158, 167 and 178v, in designs of acanthus leaves in grey or brown heightened with white or liquid gold on colored or liquid gold grounds set within trompe-l’oeil frames and often enclosing flowers. These elegant initials are products of the Ghent-Bruges school of illumination and resemble those issuing from the workshop of the Master of the Prayer Books of c. 1500. PROVENANCE: Most likely for an unknown patron in a monastery in the southern Netherlands of Augustinian obedience, c. 1500, on the basis of the script, decoration, and certain liturgical features. The Sanctoral includes Saints Gertrude, Servatius (bishop of Tongeren), Amelberga (of Maubeuge), Lambert (bishop of Maastricht), Ghislain (especially Cambrai and Tournai), and others. The Birth of Saint Augustine begins with an illuminated initial (f. 159), and the translation of his relics is included (f. 172), both with octaves, suggesting the manuscript was initially destined for a monastery of Augustinian obedience. Belonged to Edward Duff Balken (1874-1960), of Pittsburg, Pennsylvania; sold with his manuscript collection to Maggs, c. 1930, and to Charles E. Roseman, Jr., of Cleveland Heights, Ohio. CONDITION: Fine overall condition, first pages a bit rubbed, upper joint a little split.

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        Under The Dome signed limited edition (in custom case + reader's copy)

      New York: Simon & Schuster. F/F. 2009. 1st Edition. Hardcover; 1st Printing. 9781439173879 . 1st edition/1st printing, Signed Limited Edition. New book, Fine and unread. True 1st edition, released 11-10-09 by the publisher before the British signed limited, or the trade edition. SIGNED by Stephen King, this book is one of two copies we have that are unnumbered but limited to 1500 signed limited edition copies sold out by the publisher by invitation prior to public release date. This signed limited edition includes a set of 27 cards in their own box designed and drawn by Matthew Diffee, 4-color endpapers depicting the area in which the novel takes place drawn in map format by Paul J. Pugliese, wrap-around dustjacket art which is based on a photo by Ray Brown, an orange with gold flecks paper belly band which is affixed to the dustjacket (the whole dustjacket is in an archival, clear, removable protector), the book with black cloth binding with white spine printing and an embossed dog on the lower front panel, and a sewn-in silk ribbon bookmark. The book's shrinkwrap (removed from the book to preserve condition and to be sure the book was signed by the author) with its publisher label stating what the book is and its price, and the original publisher's box the book was shipped in, are included. Since the U.S. signed limited edition did not come from the publisher with a case, a custom slipcase addressing the problems inherent in such a thick book was built and now houses the book safely. This slipcase contains an ivory satin-covered lower page edges support block and full satin interior with a thumb-hole in the enclosed back end to prevent vacuum lock. The original book shrinkwrap with its publisher's label has been folded into an archival glassine envelope and it and the still shrinkwrapped box of cards are now housed in a separate small compartment of their own at the top of the slipcase. The slipcase is decorated on one side with the front panel of a hardcover trade edition dustjacket - same illustration as the signed limited edition dustjacket except no belly band. The unread trade edition hardcover book without dustjacket is included for your reading pleasure. The signed limited edition book, its dustjacket, the slipcase, the cards in their box, and the reading copy of the book are all new in Fine condition. The publisher's original shipping carton with slight surface scuffing from original publisher shipment is in Near Fine+ condition with the shipping label intact. Made into a TV series. ; 9-1/2" x 6-1/2"; 1074 pages .

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        Illuminated Manuscript: King David Kneeling Before God

      France: np. 1st Edition. No Binding. Very Good. Richly colored miniature of Kind David, with the text of Psalm 6, from a European (most likely French) Book of Hours, c.1500, on vellum. The recto depicts King David richly adorned with gold and blue robes looking up at an image of God in the sky. David is pictured in a meadow surrounded by trees and rocks, with his harp in a bag next to him. Framing the miniature are classical columns with cherubs on top. The text of Psalm 6 begins with a three-line gold and silver initial ("D") in a banner across the bottom of the miniature. The text, which continues on the recto, contains six additional single-line initials in red, blue, and gold. [France?]: c1500. One leaf on vellum, approx. 7.5 x 5 inches. A spot of dampstaining to the top of the miniature (in the sky), the image of God blurry. A few wrinkles to the vellum. A beautiful leaf with strong colors. The text (Palm 6) in Latin: Domine, ne in furore tuo arguas me, neque in ira tua corripias me. Miserere mei, Domine, quoniam infirmus sum ; sana me, Domine, quoniam conturbata sunt ossa mea. Et anima mea turbata est valde ; sed tu, Domine, usquequo ? Convertere, Domine, et eripe animam meam ; salvum me fac propter misericordiam tuam. Quoniam non est in morte qui memor sit tui ; in inferno autem quis confitebitur tibi ? Laboravi in gemitu meo ; lavabo per singulas noctes lectum meum : lacrimis meis stratum meum rigabo. Turbatus est a furore oculus meus English translation (King James): O LORD, rebuke me not in thine anger, neither chasten me in thy hot displeasure. Have mercy upon me, O LORD; for I am weak: O LORD, heal me; for my bones are vexed. My soul is also sore vexed: but thou, O LORD, how long? Return, O LORD, deliver my soul: oh save me for thy mercies' sake. For in death there is no remembrance of thee: in the grave who shall give thee thanks? I am weary with my groaning; all the night make I my bed to swim; I water my couch with my tears. Mine eye is consumed because of grief Note: A frame is available for this item for an additional $150.

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        ALICE'S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND AND ALICE THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS (signed By Alice Hargreaves , Nee Liddell)

      Limited Editions Club, 0000. Two volumes, one reddish brown and blue leather, gilt decorated, all edges gilt. OF PARTICULAR INTEREST: laid in are two full-page letters from Alice Hargreave's (nee Liddell) son, one page each, consisting of dickering between the LEC and his mother about having her sign this edition. She was 80 years old at the time, but finally agreed to sign each copy of "Wonderland" for $2.50 a signature. I don't know if that is what she eventually received, or if the poor soul was able to sign all 1500 of them, a daunting task at any age, but she has signed this copy of "Wonderland." This is Number 278, NOT signed by the illustrator, who was probably dead by that time.The printing date (as evidenced on the title page) is 1932 on Wonderland (the one signed by Hargreaves) and 1935 on Through the Looking-Glass. Both volumes are fine, in near fine slipcases. Apparently an enormous amount has been written about the relationship between Carroll and Alice Liddell, some of it a bit accusatory. Who knows? But an interesting accompaniment to a book, at the very least! Each volume has the previous owner's bookplate.. Hardcover. Near Fine/No Jacket. Illus. by John Tenniel.

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        East of Eden

      New York: Viking Press. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine. SIGNED LIMITED FIRST EDITION, one of only 1500 copies signed by Steinbeck. Essential to any Steinbeck collection. Steinbeck "considered Eden to be his magnum opus, the crowning achievement of his life's work. Similar to how Steinbeck spent years researching and reflecting on Zapata, and similar to how Steinbeck gradually put pieces together for The Grapes of Wrath in the 1930's, the writer let East of Eden gestate in his mind for decades. He thus 'nurtured' it 'all of his life and… [it] seemed to grow with him until the time of writing was at hand' … [To] one correspondent, Steinbeck placed East of Eden in the context of his life and work, concluding, 'That earlier work was practice for this… The rest was practice'. In another letter, Steinbeck asserted, 'I still think it is The Book, as far as I am concerned. Always before I have held something back for later. Nothing is held back here. This is not practice for a future. This is what I have practiced for…'" (Michael Price, John Steinbeck). New York: The Viking Press, 1952. Octavo, original green cloth, original cardboard slipcase. Book near-fine with spine gilt a trifle dull; a little wear to slipcase with fading at top edge. A beautiful copy- rare in such good condition.

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        Vocabularius Iuris [Juris] Utriusque [And] Formulare Registrorum

      1500. [Jodocus of Erfurt, Attributed]. Vocabularius Iuris Utrisque. [Strasbourg: Georg Husner, 27 May 1500]. 130 ff. Text in parallel columns. Collation: a8 b6 c8 d-x6. [Bound with] Formulare Registrorum Seu Terminorum Observandorum in Curia Romana: Noviter Impressum Apprime Utile Practicam Nancisci Cupientibus. [Leipzig: Wolfgang Stockel, 19 March, 1506]. [ii], lix, [1] ff. Text in parallel columns. Collation: [*]2(-*2) a6 +*2 b6 C-K6. Two works bound in one volume. Folio (10-1/2" x 8"). Contemporary south-German half blind-tooled red deerskin over wooden boards, remains of brass fore-edge clasp, somewhat later re-staining of spine and addition of lettering piece. Some rubbing to extremities, a few cracks to spine, some chipping and a few minor tears to foot. Text printed in Gothic type, Vocabularius with initial spaces with printed guide letters. Light soiling and stains in places, light toning to Vocabularius, Formulare evenly browned some trimming to headlines, final leaf (colophon) used as rear pastedown. Owner inscription (of the Jesuit house of Millstatt [Carinthia]) to head of a2, interior otherwise clean. Appealing copies in a handsome contemporary binding. * A work of great authority, the Vocabularius, as it is popularly known, is usually attributed to Jodocus, a jurist associated with the University of Erfurt. First published around 1474 in Basel, this highly respected reference is a collection of terms dealing with the Ius Commune taken from such late-scholastic texts as the Vocabularius Stuttgardiensis (1432), the Collectio Terminorum Legalium (c. 1400), and the Introductorium pro Studio Sacrorum Canonum of Hermann von Schildesch (c. 1330). The second work is a well-known formulary (vocabulary and form book) on procedure in the papal courts produced for the German market. The first edition has not been determined, but two incunable editions with similar titles were printed in Rome. Vocabularius: OCLC locates 1 copy of this imprint in a North American law library (UC-Berkeley). Goff, Incunabula in American Libraries V358; Formularium: OCLC locates no copies of this imprint in North America. Verzeichnis der im Deutschen Sprachbereich Erschienenen Drucke des 16. Jahr

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        Leading Facts of New Mexican History - 5 vols

      Cedar Rapids, Iowa: Torch 1sts, red cloth, a good-only set. Subscriber's edition, #1133/1500 SIGNED in vol. 1. Vols. 1 & 2 publ. 1911; the rest 1917. Vol. 1 has a bookplate on the front pastedown, front free endpaper taped in with mailing labels, both hinges breaking. The Coronado Expedition map has been repaired with archival tape at its hinge. The cloth is darkened and very worn. Vol. 2 looks better but also has 2 broken hingesw, and bookplates on both pastedowns. All the maps are in nice shape. Vol. 3 has hinges starting, bookplates on both pastedowns. Vol. 4 has the same booklates and the rear hinge starting. Vol. 5 has a weak front hinge with a tear in the gutter, and the bookplates again. Shipping this set will require extra postage.. Signed. First Edition. Hard Cover.

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        Het Achterhuis [The Secret Annex; Anne Frank: Diary of a Young Girl]

      Amsterdam: Contact. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. RARE FIRST EDITION, one of only 1500 copies printed, of one of the central works of the twentieth century. Complete with three photographic plates, including the frontispiece portrait of Anne Frank. "The diary written by Anne Frank is probably the single most widely read book to come out of the Holocaust (Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl, 1952; first published as Het Achterhuis, 1947). Millions of readers have read the story of the teenage girl's two years in hiding. It has been translated into more than thirty-five languages and published in as many countries. Her diary was also the foundation for a successful drama performed worldwide (The Diary of Anne Frank, 1956) and a film of the same title (1959). Especially in the last twenty years, many schoolchildren and adults alike have had their first exposure to the effects of Adolf Hitler's war through Anne's writing. Anne's diary so captured the attention of the world that her name has become symbolic of the six million Jewish victims of the Shoah… "To many, Anne Frank has become a symbol of the strength and optimism of the human spirit in the midst of tragedy. In July 1944 Anne wrote what was to become the most famous line of her diary and the one most often used to symbolize her spirit. 'In spite of everything, I still believe that people are really good at heart'… Anne's writing put a human face to the unfathomable statistics of the millions of individuals who suffered and died" (Sarita Cargas, Encyclopedia of Holocaust Literature). Amsterdam: Contact, 1947. Octavo, original paper boards; custom silk box. In the original Dutch. Small, neat, early owner signature on front free endpaper. Toning to spine (as usual), and text edges a little browned (as always). Without the exceedingly rare dust jacket. A very good copy of a rare and fragile book that is notoriously difficult to find in collectible condition.

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        Traslado de la donación de una hacienda a Zayan Algotaz

      - Fecha. Lugar; 1500, julio, 22. Granada. Nivel de descripción; Unidad documental simpleDescripción física; Muy buen estado. Volumen. Soporte; 1 h. + 2 h.; papel Nombre del productor; Codicilo notarial de Ambrosio Varafí, notario en Granada. Alcance y contenido; Traslado de la donación de una hacienda de regadío que le hace el alcayde Ismael a su criado Zayan Algotaz, en presencia de dos alfaquíes, escribanos públicos. La fecha del documento se establece ?a los 15 días de la luna de Rabí Diceni, año de 880 concordante con el año de 1474? El alcayde Ismael es hijo del viejo alhax, alguacil, Mahomad Benzafal. El traslado es de 1500, el documento original en el codicilo es de 1474, en el notario Ambrosio Varafí. El traslado se realiza para resguardo de su propietario. La hacienda está situada en Granada, lindando con ?el Cabrani y el Guardagi, el cierzo Albalix y a levante y poniente con el camino? Es muy importante ver como en 1474 los cargos públicos de la ciudad de Granada estaban ocupados tanto por judíos como por musulmanes, y que éstos permanecían en la ciudad en 1500 cuidando de sus codicilos notariales y expidiendo copias de los mismos para el normal funcionamiento administrativo de la ciudad. Lengua/escritura Castellano; letra gótica cursiva Año: 1500

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        Vocabularius Iuris [Juris] Utriusque [And] Formulare Registrorum

      1500. [Jodocus of Erfurt, Attributed]. Vocabularius Iuris Utrisque. [Strasbourg: Georg Husner, 27 May 1500]. 130 ff. Text in parallel columns. Collation: a8 b6 c8 d-x6. [Bound with] Formulare Registrorum Seu Terminorum Observandorum in Curia Romana: Noviter Impressum Apprime Utile Practicam Nancisci Cupientibus. [Leipzig: Wolfgang Stockel, 19 March, 1506]. [ii], lix, [1] ff. Text in parallel columns. Collation: [*]2(-*2) a6 +*2 b6 C-K6. Two works bound in one volume. Folio (10-1/2" x 8"). Contemporary south-German half blind-tooled red deerskin over wooden boards, remains of brass fore-edge clasp, somewhat later re-staining of spine and addition of lettering piece. Some rubbing to extremities, a few cracks to spine, some chipping and a few minor tears to foot. Text printed in Gothic type, Vocabularius with initial spaces with printed guide letters. Light soiling and stains in places, light toning to Vocabularius, Formulare evenly browned some trimming to headlines, final leaf (colophon) used as rear pastedown. Owner inscription (of the Jesuit house of Millstatt [Carinthia]) to head of a2, interior otherwise clean. Appealing copies in a handsome contemporary binding. * A work of great authority, the Vocabularius, as it is popularly known, is usually attributed to Jodocus, a jurist associated with the University of Erfurt. First published around 1474 in Basel, this highly respected reference is a collection of terms dealing with the Ius Commune taken from such late-scholastic texts as the Vocabularius Stuttgardiensis (1432), the Collectio Terminorum Legalium (c. 1400), and the Introductorium pro Studio Sacrorum Canonum of Hermann von Schildesch (c. 1330). The second work is a well-known formulary (vocabulary and form book) on procedure in the papal courts produced for the German market. The first edition has not been determined, but two incunable editions with similar titles were printed in Rome. Vocabularius: OCLC locates 1 copy of this imprint in a North American law library (UC-Berkeley). Goff, Incunabula in American Libraries V358; Formularium: OCLC locates no copies of this imprint in North America. Verzeichnis der im Deutschen Sprachbereich Erschienenen Drucke des 16. Jahr

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        Annali d'Italia dal principio dell'era volgare sino all'anno 1500. -

      Milano (= Venezia), Pasquali, 1744-1749.12 voll. In-4. Legature coeve in pergamena, dorsi con titolo impr. in oro. Compl. 6.772 pp.; esemplare particolarmente ben conservato. Prima edizione del «primo trattato completo di storia italiana... (Negli Annali) gli avvenimenti storici sono narrati quasi anno per anno, nei loro rapporti esteriori di cause ed effetto, con un esposizione facile e piana; onde la lettura non riesca faticosa. L'erudizione vi è servita con un fare semplice e bonario, che induce nel lettore simpatia e gratitudine» (Treccani XXIV, p.51). Brunet III, 1950; Gamba 2361. First edition of this important history. A very fine set bound in contemp. vellum, gilt lettering on spines.

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        Stemma araldico con leone e gallo

      Bulino, 1500 circa, monogrammato in lastra in basso a destra. Esemplare nella prima variante di sette descritte dal Meder. Magnifica prova, ricca di toni, impressa su carta vergata coeva con filigrana ?alta corona? (Meder 20 tipica di questa prima tiratura), completa della linea marginale, piccoli interventi di restauro agli angoli, perfettamente eseguiti, in ottimo stato di conservazione. Sebbene presentata dal Dürer a Re Cristiano di Danimarca nel 1521, e ricordi alla lontana lo stemma nobiliare della famiglia Tetzel di Norimberga, l?opera sembra un lavoro di pura fantasia. Heller sosteneva che rappresentasse una sorta di allegoria di devozione, fedeltà ed attenzione verso qualcuno. Insieme alla successiva opera del 1503, Stemma con il teschio, questo lavoro nasce con il preciso intento, da parte dell?autore, di mostrare il virtuosismo tecnico e l?abilità nell?uso del bulino. Elementi stilistici inducono gli studiosi a datare questa lastra al 1500 circa, tuttavia sembra possibile che le due opere siano state realizzate nello stesso anno, nel 1503. Le due opere costituiscono un primo esempio di capriccio. Capolavoro dell?arte ornamentale. "Engraving, circa 1500, signed on plate at the bottom right. Example in the first variant of seven described by Meder. A magnificent impression, rich in tone, printed on contemporary laid paper with watermark ""high crown"" (Meder 20 typical of this first issue), complete with the marginal line, small restoration at the corners perfectly executed, in excellent condition.Although Dürer made by King Christian of Denmark in 1521, and the memories away the coat of arms of the family Tetzel of Nuremberg, the structure resembles a work of pure imagination. Heller claimed to represent a kind of allegory of devotion, fidelity and attention to someone. Together with the subsequent work of 1503, Coat of arms with the skull, this work was created with the specific intent by the author to show the technical virtuosity and skill in the use of the burin. Stylistic elements lead researchers to date this plate from around 1500, but it seems possible that the two works were made in the same year, in 1503. The two works are a prime example of capriccio. Masterpiece of ornamental?s art." Meder 97 a/g; Strauss, The intaglio prints of Albrecht Dürer, p. 96,31; Panofsky 207; Salamon, Albrecht Dürer, Bulini, puntesecche, acqueforti, 25. 120 185

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        Dialogus de dolore cum tractatu de ulceribus in pudendagra evenire solitis.

      4to, 60 leaves. Gothic letter, 36 lines, three woodcut initials. Title-page a little soiled, dampstain in lower inner corner throughout, otherwise in very good state. Later boards. Some early manuscript notes in the margins.

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        The Pablo Eisenberg Collection of Native American Literature

      The Pablo Eisenberg Collection of Native American Literature comprises nearly 1500 volumes written by American Indian writers, from the 1700s to the 21st century -- including myths and legends, tribal histories, religious tracts, biographies and memoirs, fiction, poetry, drama and historical and political writings. It includes nearly 600 volumes of nonfiction and almost 900 volumes of literary work. ¶ 87 books of nonfiction dating from 1900 or before, going back to 1772. This is notable, considering that what is generally identified as the first Native American memoir, William Apes's A Son of the Forest, wasn't published until 1829. ¶ 13 books of fiction dating from 1900 or earlier: one of the important surveys of the field of Native American literature, Choctaw-Cherokee writer Louis Owens's Other Destinies, asserted that prior to N. Scott Momaday's Pulitzer Prize-winning House Made of Dawn in 1968, there had only been nine novels by Native American writers ever published. Definitions can vary, but this collection has 13 prior to 1900 whereas Owens saw only nine prior to 1968. One of the 13 is considered to be the first fiction published by a Native American writer -- an 1820 pamphlet containing a fictionalized life story of an Indian woman, written by a Christianized Indian as an inspirational religious tale. ¶ The collection includes not only the early and hard-to-find books by such writers as Mourning Dove, Zitkala Sa (Gertrude Bonnin), D'Arcy McNickle, Ella Deloria, Charles Eastman and Pauline Johnson, dating from the late 19th and early 20th centuries, but also elusive books by a later generation of writers such as Leslie Marmon Silko, Linda Hogan, Gerald Vizenor, Maurice Kenny and Joy Harjo, whose early works were published in tiny quantities by small presses, or sometimes self-published, and which are virtually impossible to obtain. ¶ The collection expands this field of study by including a number of works and authors not found in the standard bibliographies of the field. A library acquiring this collection would immediately be one of foremost destinations for research in this field; only a tiny handful of institutions have more extensive holdings in this often overlooked area of American literature. Native American literature, far from being a small subset of American literature, in reality expands the boundaries of American writing, challenging the written word to meet with oral history and storytelling traditions, where distinctions between fact, legend, myth and history obey different rules than they do within the European literary tradition. From the 1820 pamphlet Poor Sarah to Sherman Alexie's 2007 National Book Award winner, The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian, the collection is the written expression of American Indian history and cultural identity from a time before America was a sovereign nation to the present moment. ¶ Frequently, the copy of a particular title included in this collection would be the "best" copy available if it were offered for sale on the open market: there are numerous inscribed copies, association copies, and copies that belonged to notable authors or scholars with their notes. In short, it is a virtually irreplicable collection with great research value, and also substantial historical value. .

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        (Louis Masreliez' första interiör för Gustav III:) Sacrifice à Minerve. [Och:] Fête d'Hecate.

      Två akvatint-etsningar. 18 × 30 cm resp. 17,5 × 30 cm. (Bladstorlek 24,5 × 34,8 resp. 24,5 × 38 cm.) Motiven omgivna av flera ramlinjer, en bård akvarellerad i gult. Välbevarade exemplar. Signerade i plåten: "Dessiné par L: M: / Gravé en lavis par J. Gillberg" resp. "[...] par C. G. Gillberg". Litteratur: E. & C. Hultmark & C. D. Moselius, Svenska kopparstickare och etsare 1500-1944 (1944), s. 116, 117. | Gunnar Jungmarker, "Beskrivande förteckning över Jacob Gillbergs gravyrer", Meddelanden för grafisk konst, 8 (1929), kat. nr 48. | Jfr. Carl David Moselius, Louis Masreliez (1923), s. 94-95 & s. 220 (bilaga III:C, kat. nr 3). Tillsammans i ny ram, förgylld med bladguld. Syrafri passepartout.. Den tidigaste interiör som Masreliez utförde för Gustav III är från 1785-86, det s. k. yttre divansrummet eller divansförmaket på Stockholms slott, en entresolerad salong i kungens lilla våning. Det var det första rummet i pompejansk stil i Sverige. Dessa två gravyrer av Gillberg far och son återger de centrala rektangulära motiven ur fondväggens pannåer. Masreliez' originalteckningar finns bevarade i Nationalmuseum, den ena med konstnärens påskrift: "Peint au Chateau du Roy en Stockholm en 1785 par L. Masreliez / ce dessin est gravé par le Professeur Gilberg".Även Masreliez' väggmålningar har bevarats, men inte på sin ursprungliga plats. De ingick i en rekonstruktion av divansförmaket som ställdes ut på Stockholms slott 2006

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        Under The Dome signed limited edition in case (+ reader's copy)

      New York: Simon & Schuster. F/F. 2009. 1st Edition. Hardcover; 1st Printing. 10, 20, 24. 9781439173879 . Signed. 1st edition/1st printing. NEW BOOK, fine and unread. True 1st edition, released 11-10-09 by the publisher before other formats, editions, or the trade edition. SIGNED by Stephen King, this book is one of the unnumbered but limited to 1500 signed limited edition copies sold out by the publisher prior to release. This signed limited edition includes a set of 27 cards in their own box designed and drawn by Matthew Diffee, 4-color endpapers which depict the area in which the novel takes place drawn in map format by Paul J. Pugliese, wrap-around dustjacket art which is based on a photo by Ray Brown, an orange with gold flecks paper belly band which is affixed to the dustjacket, black cloth over boards binding with white spine printing and an embossed dog on the lower front panel, and a sewn in silk ribbon bookmark. The shrinkwrap with its publisher label stating what the book is and its price, and the original publisher's box the book was shipped in are included. A custom slipcase addressing the problems inherent in such a thick book where weak hinges develop from the text block sagging has been designed and constructed and now houses the book safely. This custom slipcase contains an ivory satin-covered text pages support block (very smooth, so the lower page edges can slide across it safely without snagging and yet rest on it while the book is in the case) with grooves on each side for the lower edges of the book's binding and lower spine edge, with the whole inside of the slipcase lined in the same ivory colored satin to prevent any rubbing or color transfer to the page edges. There is also a thumb-hole in the enclosed back end of the case so no vacuum lock is created when inserting or removing the book from the case. The case was built so the book could be safely housed outside of the publisher's shrinkwrap since shrinkwrap does nothing to prevent text block sag with accompanying weak hinges, and can also cause problems with moisture or mold trapped inside it. The book's shrinkwrap, with its publisher's label, has been preserved and folded into an archival glassine envelope, and it and the still shrinkwrapped (which should be removed eventually by the book's owner) box with the cards are now housed in a separate small compartment built onto the top of the book's slipcase - which has both a silver ribbon pull for removing them easily and also a silver ribbon with velcro fastener at the open end to keep them safely in the compartment. The slipcase is covered with a dark gray matt finish paper over boards, complementing the book's dustjacket, and has the front panel of a later printing hardcover trade edition on one side, which front panel is the same as the signed limited edition dustjacket except that it has no belly band. The unread later printing trade edition (without a dustjacket since used on the slipcase and bound in paper-covered boards instead of cloth) is included for your reading pleasure so the signed limited edition can remain unread and pristine. The signed limited edition has been opened only for photographing of signature and copyright pages, and its dustjacket is now safely enclosed in an archival, removable, clear dustjacket protector. The whole package - the signed limited edition book, its dustjacket, the slipcase, the cards and their box, the reading copy of the book - is all new, with no faults. The publisher's original shipping carton has slight surface scuffing from shipment, but the shipping label is intact, as is the carton itself. ; 9-1/2" x 6-1/2"; 1074 pages; Signed by Author .

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        Missale - Lateinische Handschrift auf Pergament. Daraus 1 Einzelblatt. Deutschland

      um 1500. 33,5 x 25 cm. 35 - 36 Zeilen, 2-spaltig. Schwarzbraune Textura mit roten und blauen Lombarden und roten Hervorhebungen - Die erste Spalte beginnt auf Zeile 14 mit dem Text zum Tag der Heiligen und Märtyrerin Margareta von Antiochia. Im Rand rechts handschriftl. Eintrag "Manual täglicher Einnehme undt Ausgabe von Trinit. 1664 biß Trinit. 1665". Blattränder fingerfleckig, vereinzelt Wurmspuren; in der letzten Zeile Loch ca. 1 cm mit Verlust einzelner Buchstaben - Sprache / Language: Lateinisch / Latin -

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        LE MORTE DE ARTHUR 2 VOLUMES 1893

      One of only 1500 copies of the 1893 2 volume edition. These books are in good condition. There is some staining to the bottom edges of the books and some yellowing to the spines. There is a signature in each as well as erased crayon markings to the endpapers of each book. Both books still contain their rare original sewn in markers, which are almost always missing. The bindings are tight and there are no loose pages. Widely considered to be Beardsley's masterpiece. Reasonable offers may be considered for certain books. Discounts available for multiple purchases.

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        Epithalamion in nuptias Maximiliani regis et Blanchae Mariae reginae Romanorum

      [Paris]: [Georg Wolf and Thielman Kerver], [1500 per GW, but possibly earlier]. Disbound. Quarto; 6 leaves, Aaa\6. 41 lines per page. Disbound. Minor foxing. Small abrasion in AAA6, affecting one word of text. Reference: GW M2239610; not in ISTC; not in HC, etc. When the German ex-pat printer Georg Wolf died in Paris in 1499, having established no fewer than four presses in that city, his partner Thielman Kerver took over the equipment and the business. Kerver was known principally as a stationer (effectively, a bookseller) before he went into business with Wolf in 1497, and even in the sixteenth century his name sometimes appears in colophons as "bibliopola," or bookseller, as well as printer. He inherited Wolf's pioneering woodcut criblé initials, a technique of producing a white letter on a black background decorated with tiny white dots. The technique was popularized later in the sixteenth century by Geoffrey Tory, Philippe de Colines, and Henri Estienne. & It is not clear why Kerver published the oration that Jason De Mayno had delivered at the wedding of Bianca Maria Sforza and the Holy Roman Emperor Maximilian I at Innsbruck six years (and several printings) earlier. The epithalamion echoed around Italy in 1494 and 1495, and then it was revived in this printing before being picked up again for inclusion in several early sixteenth-century oratorical anthologies. & As in most other editions of the oration, there is a faux "colophon" that reads "Actum Ispurch die vii maii Anno a nata li christiano M.cccc.xciiii" (done at Innsbruck on May 7, 1494; the weird used of "Ispurch" instead of the city's Latin name "Oenipontum" appears in all editions, although the date is not constant). The criblé initial was diagnostic to determine the true printer and approximate year, which is confirmed in the Gesamtkatalog der Weigendrucke, based on a single copy in the library of Palma de Mallorca. &

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