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        Luxe uitvoering (in totaal 9 deeltjes).

      Amsterdam, Van Holkema & Warendorf, 1941. 10,5 x 8 cm. De eerste tien boekjes in de Dwergen-reeks werden uitgebracht in oktober 1941, zonder jaartal. Dit zijn negen delen van de eerste serie in de in leer gebonden luxe versie, die veel zeldzamer is dan de gewone in karton of linnen, en waarbij de bandontwerpen veel mooier uitkomen dan bij de linnen versie. Alleen In Den Haag daar woont een graaf ontbreekt. Het zijn verschillende soorten leer, maar wel gladgepolijst en voorzien van bijzonder zorgvuldige goudstempeling. Sommige boekjes zijn deels wat verbleekt, maar de staat is beter dan de 'gewone' varianten uit onze complete serie in karton en linnen, zonder inscripties.l 1. Brederoo, G.A., Amoureuze liederen. [1941]. Typografie J. van Krimpen. Bandontwerp J.J. van Kralingen.2. Busken Huet, C., Hugo de Groot. [1941]. Band en typografie S.H. de Roos. 3. De Faambazuin der Hollandsche zeelieden. [1941]. Typografie J. van Krimpen. Bandontwerp J.J. van Kralingen.4. Gelijkenissen en wonderen van Jezus Christus. [1941]. Typografie en band S.H. de Roos, met dubbele titelhoutgravure van Dirk van Gelder. 5. Genestet, P.A. de, Van mensch tot mensch. [1941]. Typografie en band S.H. de Roos. 6 ontbreekt7. Saadi, Musladie, Uit den Persiaanschen bogaard. [1941]. Typografie en band S.H. de Roos met vignetten van Dirk van Gelder. 8. De Schoolmeester, Natuurlijke historie voor de jeugd. [1941]. Typografie J. van Krimpen. Bandontwerp J.J. van Kralingen.9. Vondel, Joost van den, Tijddichten. [1941]. Typografie en band S.H. de Roos.10. Een zeer genoeglijke en vermakelijke historie van Reynaart de Vos (...). [1941]. Typografie J. van Krimpen. Bandontwerp J.J. van Kralingen.Bijgevoegd: De Dwergen. Kleine boeken met grooten inhoud. Verzorgd door J. van Krimpen en S.H. de Roos. Op deze folder (gedrukt door de firma Enschedé, 21 x 8 cm, 4 p.) staan de prijzen per deeltje: in papier gebonden 0,75, in linnen 1,- en in leder gebonden 2,50 gulden. 'Alle boekjes zijn uit de hand gebonden'. De achterkant is een bestelbiljet, voorgedrukt voor boekhandel Van Heteren in Amsterdam. Met de hand is 'najaar '41' toegevoegd.Over bandontwerper J.J. van Kralingen is niets bekend, misschien is deze naam een gelegenheidspseudoniem vanwege de oorlogsomstandigheden.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariaat Fokas Holthuis]
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        Gli elementi dell\'architettura funzionale. Collaudo di F. T. Marinetti. Introduzione di P.M. Bardi. Prefazione di Le Corbusier. Sintesi panoramica dell\'architettura moderna. Terza edizione interamente Rifatta. 1135 Reproduzioni.

      Ulrico Hoepli, Milano 1941 Leinen Gut Text Italienisch. Völlig neu bearbeitete dritte Auflage. Weissgeprägter Leineneinband, Buchecken etwas bestossen, Rückentitelei leicht verblasst jedoch solide und ordentlich.Vorwort von F.T.Marinetti. VIII, 946 paginierte Seiten, Kunstdruckpapier, elegante Bauhaus-Typographie, 1135 Abbildungen/Fotos/Fototafeln/Pläne/Skizzen. Ein Panorama der modernen Architektur u.a. in Albanien, Algerien, Argentinien, Australien, Belgien, Böhmen, Brasil, Bulgarien, Chile, Kroatien, Cuba, Dänemark, Estland Deutschland, Frankreich, Griechenland, Iran, Island, Lettland, Lybien, Luxemburg, Mexiko, Mähren, Polen, Rumänien, Serbien, Spanien, Süd Afrika, Schweiz, Türkei, Ungarn, UDSSR, Uruguay, Venezuela. Ein voluminöser Bildband, mit Beiträgen der damaliger weltbekanntester Architekten, Künstler und Hauseigentümer u.a. wie Aalto Alvar, Hans Arp, Robert Atkinson, Luigi Baldessari, Willi Baumeister, Peter Behrens, Marcel Breuer, Gian Luigi Banfi, Cesare Cattaneo, Cavan, Pierre Chareau, Alfred Clauss, De Bruyn, Karl Egender, Pierre-André Emery, Luigi Figini, Josef Fuchs, Albert Gleizes, Juan Gris, Walter Gropius, Arthur Harris, Otto Haesler, Georges Hélion, Wassilli Kandinsky, Edward Kaufman, Lachert Bodhan, Lavezzari, Le Corbusier, Pietro Lingeri, Adolf Loos, Jean Lurcat, Mies van der Rohe, Kasimir Malewitsch, Piet Mondrian, Giorgio Morandi, Mussolini, Pier Luigi Nervi, Richard Neutra, Marcello Nizzoli, Amédée Ozenfant, Giuseppe Pagano, Auguste Perret, Enrico Peressutti, Gino Pollini, Gio Ponti, G. Rietveld, Diego Rivera, Antonio Sant\'Elia, Hans Scharoun, Wladimir Tatlin, Josef von Sternberg, Otto Wagner, Frank Llyod Wright etc. Ein seltener Nachschlagewerk in sehr gutem Zustand. +++ Text in italian. Fully revised and enlarged third edition. Clothbound monograph, book-corners slightly bumped, spine minimally age-dulled, nevertheless solid, good condition. Foreword by F.T.Marinetti. VIII, 946 pages on heavy glossy paper, clean, no scribbling. Elegant bauhaus typography. With 1135 photographs/photoplates/sketches/plans. A glance at modern style architecture throughout the world from Albania to Venezuela. With editorial contributions by world-renowned architects, artists, homeowners such as Marcel Breuer, Gian Luigi Banfi, Wassilli Kandinsky, Le Corbusier, Pietro Lingeri, Adolf Loos, Kasimir Malewitsch, Piet Mondrian, Giorgio Morandi, Mussolini, Pier Luigi Nervi, Richard Neutra, Otto Wagner, Frank Llyod Wright etc. A rare reference book, the ultimate source for Bauhaus-architecture, altogether very good condition. +++ 22,5 x 27,9 cm, 3,6 kg. +++ Stichwörter/Keywords: De Stijl Futurismus Modern Style Baukunde Architektur Architecture futurism constructivism Versand D: 5,50 EUR

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Clement]
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        Dust-Jacket for Make Way For Ducklings.

      New York: The Viking Press, circa 1941.(). Original dust-jacket with price of $3.00. Two Caldecott Medal seals in green and gold pasted on the front of the jacket. Back flap creased lightly at the top, else in very good condition.

      [Bookseller: Wittenborn Art Books]
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        Il Tao-Te-King Di Laotse: Prima Traduzione da un Testo Critico Cinese di Paolo Siao Sci-Yi. Lao Tzu's Tao Teh King Translated into Italian by Siao Sci-Yi

      Bari: Gius. Laterza & Figli, 1941 - First edition, first printing. Octavo, 20.4*13.1cm, 132p. Text in ITALIAN. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Agatha Christie

      The Crime Club, London 1941 - N or M by Agatha Christie: First edition, Published by The Crime Club, London 1941, A good copy of this classic novel by the detective crime write, Agatha Christie. The central characters are the pair of sleuths, Tommy and Tuppence Beresford. With an unclipped dust jacket. A tidy copy. Original red cloth boards with black lettering on the spine. The spine ends and corners are bumped. Wear to the edges The contents are age browned with some spotting. Page 91 -95 have a small tear and mark. Hinge a little weak on page 81. The dust jacket is bright with faded spine colour. Grubby rear cover. 4cm long piece missing from the top of the spine. Closed tear along the spine. 8vo 192 pp [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Rare And Antique Books PBFA]
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        [Stock catalogues, numbered series:] 52-111 [Stock lists: numbered series:] 3 § 6-13 § 30 § 37-44 [Stock lists, hors série]

      London (or New York), Martin Breslauer (or Martin Breslauer, Inc.), 1941-1994. Eighty volumes (various sizes), as issued, in the publisher's bindings (wrappers or cloth boards) - A fine, unbroken run of the sixty catalogues issued in London and New York by the firm of Martin Breslauer, from 1941-1994. Catalogue 52 was the first catalogue issued by the firm Martin Breslauer from London (43, Bedford Court Mansions, Bedford Avenue, London W.C.1); catalogue 54 was issued from Stamford Court in 1941, and is the first after the death of Martin Breslauer (October 1940), and to have Bernard Breslauer's name on the inside cover. Catalogue 103 was the first issued from New York, and Catalogue 111 is the last published by Bernard Breslauer (1918-2004). Offered with eighteen Lists and two publications hors série (various sizes), issued 1943-1977, also in publisher's bindings (printed self-wrapper, or wrappers). ¶ Some of the earlier catalogues extracted from a binding; overall in excellent condition. [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 52] An illustrated catalogue of books and manuscripts : no. 52 : A selection of bookbindings : Books on bindings and the fine arts : Learned books : Incunabula and early printed books : Autographs : Books about books and manuscripts : Other matter for the booklover;(23.5 cm), 58 (2) pp., frontispiece (pl.I), 7 leaves of plates (pls.II-VIII), text illustrations. 430 items; priced. Publisher's printed wrappers. - Catalogue 52 was the first catalogue issued by the firm Martin Breslauer from London. Martin Breslauer (1871-1940) had established his bookselling business in 1898 and issued catalogues from addresses in Berlin under this name from c. 1905 (no. 1) to 1937 (no. 51), when the business was relocated in London. There, Breslauer resumed issuing catalogues in 1939 with no. 52 (trading from 43, Bedford Court Mansions, Bedford Avenue, London W.C.1). His son, Bernard H. Breslauer, took over the firm after Martin's death in 1940. The binding reproduced on the frontispiece (Order of St Michel, Le livre de statuts, c. 1550) is now British Library, Henry Davis Gift, 398 (Mirjam Foot, The Henry Davis Gift, I, p.182, no. 22). ¶ Edges of cover light-stained.[Stock catalogues, numbered series: 53] The fifty-third catalogue of books: mostly from a well-known library, many in fine bindings and at remarkably reasonable prices;(23.5 cm), (2) 65 (1) pp. 1187 items; priced. Publisher's self-wrappers. - This was the last catalogue of Martin Breslauer: on 16 October 1940, an aerial bomb dropped near the family flat in Bedford Court Mansions, and he died a few hours later, aged 69, of a heart attack caused by the shock. A label issued by the Antiquarian Booksellers' Association is tipped to the upper cover (concerning the requirement that American customers remit in Dollars). ¶ Date stamp on cover of the California Academy of Sciences (October 14 1940).[Stock catalogues, numbered series: 54] The gentle science of book collecting, no. 54 : Bibliophily and bibliomania : the art of forming a library : collectors and collections : the bookseller : auction sale catalogues, 1663-1939 : imaginary libraries : the gentle science of art collecting : books and criminality : being a rogues' gallery of book thieves and murderers for the sake of books and comprising a unique collection illustrative of forgery in literature;(23.5 cm), 44 pp., illustrations. 622 items; priced. Publisher's printed wrappers. - Catalogue 54 was issued from 78, Stamford Court, Goldhawk Road, London W6, and was the first to be published following the death of Martin Breslauer (October 1940), and to have B.H. Breslauer's name on the inside cover. Item 614 is a large collection about the book thief Guglielmo Libri, comprising 122 publications and 18 autograph letters (£100); item 622 is a collection entitled "Forgery in Literature", 312 works in 200 bound volumes and 75 in original wrappers (£480). ¶ Loosely inserted is a memorial pamphlet "Martin Breslauer 1871-1940" with tipped-in photograph.[Stock catalogues, numbered series: 55] An illustrated catalogue of books and manuscripts, in two parts;(23.5 cm), 46 (2) pp., 4 leaves of plates (pls.I-VIII; IX on lower wrapper). 792 items; priced. Publisher's printed wrappers. ¶ Extracted from a binding.[Stock catalogues, numbered series: 56] "Catalogus catalogorum" : that is, a priced and annotated list of book auction sale catalogues of bibliographical and historical interest : with supplementary sections on catalogues of public and private libraries, Booksellers' & Art sale catalogues, Books on collectors and collections;(23.5 cm), (2) 26 pp. 530 items; priced. Self-wrappers.[Stock catalogues, numbered series: 57] Bibliography and history of the periodical press... : Books on books and bibliographies of special subjects... : Ornamentation in arts and crafts... : Books on art ... : Additions - Recent purchases ...;(23.5 cm), (2) 52 pp., 2 leaves of plates (pls.I-IV; "frontispiece" on wrapper). Self-wrappers. - The illustrations accompany a collection of engraved ornament, more than 900 prints preserved in two portfolios (item 333, £280). ¶ Wrapper chipped.[Stock catalogues, numbered series: 58] Fifty books and autograph letters of special interest... : Books on Art... : Monographs on artists... : Books on books and bibliography... : Catalogues of public and private libraries... : A miscellany of books on a variety of subjects... : A bibliographical stop-press;(23.5 cm), (2) 50 pp., illustrations (on wrappers). 839 items; priced. Self-wrappers. - The catalogue opens with "A small group of incunabula, entirely unrecorded, or not to be found in the British Museum or in the U.S.A." (items 1-5); item 42a is a collection of sixteen publications of the Sacra Congregatio de Propaganda Fide, 1629-1789, specimens of the exotic types available at the press. ¶ Extracted from a binding; text on 3 pp. shaved by binder's knife, elsewhere satisfactory margins. Occasional marks in pen and blue pencil.[Stock catalogues, numbered series: 59] Books printed in the Sixteenth century mainly by neo-Latin & Humanist poets & scholars... : A miscellany of books printed after Sixteen Hundred... : Bibliography, books on books, book production, book illustration, book collecting, libraries & manuscripts... : Catalogues of books & manuscripts of bibliographical value... : Books on Art: mainly monographs on painters & engravers... : The library of a philologist;(23.5 cm), 62 pp., 1 plate (pls.I-II; pls.III-IV on lower wrapper). 1093 items. Self-wrappers. ¶ Extracted from a binding.[Stock catalogues, numbered series: 60] An illustrated catalogue of books and manuscripts: number sixty : Fine mss. and books of five centuries... Bibliographical encyclopaedias and other essential works of reference on mss., printed books and the graphic arts : "The tenth muse." Being a collection of books illustrative of forgery and mystification in history, science and literature;(23.5 cm), 76 pp., frontispiece (pl.I), 3 leaves of plates (pls.II-VII), illustrations. 484 items; priced. Publisher's pictorial wrappers. - Item 1 (£600) is the Huth manuscript of "Mirrour of Mans Salvacioune" (apparently bought at the Harmsworth sale, Sotheby's, 15 October 1945, lot 2100; returned to the market in the Foyle sale, Christie's, 11 July 2000, lot 76, where acquired for the Toshiyuki Takamiya Collection). The collection on literary forgery (Catalogue 54, item 622) is re-offered as items 101-464. ¶ Extracted from a binding.[Stock catalogues, numbered series: 61] Books printed during the 16th century on the Continent... : Some modern books... : Books on art, bibliography, books on books & printing... : Latest important purchases;(23.5 cm), 34 (2) pp., including plates I-III (on covers), text illustrations. 484 items; priced. Self-wrappers. - Includes (item 42, £105) the three-volume 1518-1519 Aldine Pontanus, in uniform Venetian morocco bindings, which had been acquired for £65 in the Dyson Perrins sale. The copy returned to the market in the Estelle Doheny sale, part IV, Christie's 17-18 October 1988, and was re-purchased by B.H. Breslauer ($19,000). ¶ Wrappers not entirely fresh.[Stock catalogues, numbered series: 62] The sixty-second catalogue of books & manuscripts from the 15th to the present century arranged under one hundred subject headings;(23.5 cm), 52 pp. 1144 items; priced. Self-wrappers. ¶ Extracted from a binding.[Stock catalogues, numbered series: 63] Art : the W. Dorn collection of 18th century drawings and engravings : Bibliography, books on printing, &c from the library of Theodore Besterman;(24 cm), 20 pp., 3 illustrations (on wrappers). 392 items; priced. Self-wrappers. - Contains the large collection of drawings and prints by Bernhard Rode, Daniel Nikolaus Chodowiecki, and Johann Wilhelm Meil, assembled by the Berlin lawyer Wilhelm Dorn (£1100). Besterman's books are said to have been "relinquished upon his removal to Paris as Director of the World Bibliographical and Library Center of UNESCO".[Stock catalogues, numbered series: 64] Recent acquisitions : Books & Mss of the 15th & 16th century - Some interesting books from the 17th to the present century - Old science, medicine, philosophy & allied subjects - Political economy & law - Important sets of bibliographical reference works;(23.5 cm), 26 (2) pp., including plates I-III (on wrappers), text illustrations. 229 items; priced. Self-wrappers.[Stock catalogues, numbered series: 65] Bibliography & allied subjects : With a supplement : Books on art;(23.5 cm), 46 (2) pp., including plates I-III (on wrappers). 860 items; priced. Self-wrappers.[Stock catalogues, numbered series: 66] One hundred books & manuscripts illustrative of the history and practice of the art of writing, printing, illustrating, and binding of books from the 13th century to modern times : Works of literary and scientific interest : Published on the occasion of the fiftieth anniversary of the firm of Martin Breslauer : founded in 1898;(24.5 cm), 42 (2) pp., folding frontispiece (pl.I) and 6 leaves of plates (pls.II-XIII), illustrations (49 altogether). 101 items; priced. Self-wrappers. - Includes (item 71, £800) a manuscript of Pontano's "De Conjugali Amore" from the Aragon library in Naples (later in Abbey's collection; A.R.A. Hobson, French and Italian collectors and their bindings: illustrated from examples in the library of J.R. Abbey, 1953, no. 55; sold Sotheby's, 1 December 1970, lot 2889); and (item 92, £420) a late 14th century Bolognese Martyrology and rule of St. Benedict (now Pierpont Morgan Library MS M.829). ¶ Cover dust-soiled.[Stock catalogues, numbered series: 67] One hundred fine books on many subjects : Early printed and illustrated books, outstanding specimens of book binding, works of literary, scientific, and typographical interest, modern fine printing and illustrating;(24.5 cm), 32 pp., folding frontispiece (pl.II), 4 leaves of plates (pls.III-X; pls.I, XI-XII on wrappers), illustrations (30 altogether). 102 items; priced. Publisher's pictorial wrappers. - Includes (item 81, £360) Grolier's copy of the 1505 Aldine Pontanus (now British Library, Henry Davis Gift, 722); also (item 28, £780) the eight-volume Aldine Cicero Opera 1550-1552, uniformly bound in dark green Venetian morocco ornamented by the device of Gabriel Giolito de' Ferrari, from the library of the 5th Baron Vernon. The set was re-offered in Breslauer's Catalogue 71, item 22; when it again failed to sell, it was broken: the Epistolae familiares was offered in Catalogue 74, item 44 (£100); and De philosophia (two volumes) was sold hors catalogue (now British Library, Henry Davis Gift, 809-810). ¶ Wrappers not entirely fresh.[Stock catalogues, numbered series: 68] Bibliography & palaeography : the science of librarianship & book collecting illustrated by an unusually rich collection of catalogues of books & mss. of bibliographical value : History & practice of printing : a miscellany of books on many subjects;(23.5 cm), 72 pp. 1259 items; priced. Self-wrappers.[Stock catalogues, numbered series: 69] Important recent acquisitions : Early printed & illustrated books : Bibliography, books on printing : music, opera, festivities : Science & Medicine : Fine bindings;(21.5 cm), 16 pp., 1 illustration. 89 items; priced. Self-wrappers.[Stock catalogues, numbered series: 70] Further important recent acquisitions : Early printed & illustrated books : Bibliography, books on printing : Fête books, fine bindings : Historical documents : Type specimens;(21.5 cm), 24 pp. 249 items; priced. Self-wrappers. - Includes (item 22, £200) a set of the twenty large engravings by Chinese court artists of the Yuan Ming-Yuan Summer Palaces and Gardens of the Chinese Emperor Ch'ien Lung (1786).[Stock catalogues, numbered series: 71] A selection of fine books & manuscripts : Illuminated & calligraphic manuscripts : Autograph letters & mss. by Addison, Beethoven, Gray, Haydn, Mozart : Early printed & illustrated books : Outstanding Renaissance bindings : Books printed in unusual types and languages : English, French, 7 German books : Law, music, science, religion : with a supplemental section of bibliographies;(23.5 cm), 36 pp., 4 leaves of plates (pls.II-IX; pls.I, X-XI on wrappers), illustrations. 200 items; priced. Publisher's pictorial wrappers. - Includes (item 1, £400) a holograph manuscript of three essays by Addison for the Spectator (now Harvard University, Houghton Library, Ms Eng. 772); and (item 70, £145) a 15th century English register of legal writs (apparently sold to W.A. Foyle; his sale by Christies, 11 July 2000, lot 74; now Huntington Library, Mss HM 62471).[Stock catalogues, numbered series: 72] Bibliography : Books on books & mss. : a selection;(23.5 cm), 28 pp., 2 illustrations (on wrappers). 437 items; priced. Self-wrappers.[Stock catalogues, numbered series: 73] Bibliography : Books on books & mss. from the library of the late Baron Horace de Landau (including a few items from other sources);(23.5 cm), 32 pp. 497 items; priced. Self-wrappers. - The "Prefatory note" is description of the Landau library, and account of its disposal through auction sales conducted in Geneva, London, Zurich, and Florence, and "the major portion of the library... by private treaty to a selected number of booksellers and collectors".[Stock catalogues, numbered series: 74] Books & manuscripts for the scholar & collector : arranged according to subjects;(23.5 cm), 38 pp., 3 leaves of plates (pls.II-VII; pls.I, VIII-IX on wrappers), illustrations. 263 items; priced. Publisher's pictorial wrappers. - Includes autograph manuscripts of Heinrich Heine (his last poem, "Die Passionsblume", item 3) and Schopenhauer (preface to Ueber den Willen in der natur, item 10).[Stock catalogues, numbered series: 75] A further collection of books & manuscripts for the scholar & collector : arranged according to subjects;(23.5 cm), 32 pp., including plates I-III (on wrappers), illustrations (15 altogether). 190 items. Publisher's pictorial wrappers. ¶ Edges of wrapper frayed, small losses.[Stock catalogues, numbered series: 76] Bibliography : Books on books & mss;(23.5 cm), 40 pp. 779 items; priced. Publisher's printed wrappers.[Stock catalogues, numbered series: 77] A selection of books & manuscripts;(23.5 cm), 24 pp., including plates I-III (on wrappers), illustrations. 210 items; priced. Publisher's pictorial wrappers. - Includes (item 110, £850) a French 14th century manuscript Bible (now Harvard University, Houghton Library, MS Typ 239).[Stock catalogues, numbered series: 78] A selection of books;(23.5 cm), 36 pp., illustrations (including plates I-III on wrappers). 252 items; priced. Publisher's pictorial wrappers. - Includes (item 119, £180) the only known copy of a French version of De duobus amantibus printed by Jean de Vingle (now Bibliothèque nationale de France; CIBN P-383, GW M3355220).[Stock catalogues, numbered series: 79] Bibliography, palaeography, typography & allied subjects : With a small supplement of recent miscellaneous purchases;(23.5 cm), (2) 38 pp. 593 items; priced. Self-wrappers.[Stock catalogues, numbered series: 80] Books, manuscripts, and autographs from the 15th to the present century : selected for their artistic, historical, scientific, scholarly, and typographical interest;(23.5 cm), 32 pp., 2 leaves of plates (plates II-V; plates I, VI-VII on wrappers), illustrations. 198 items; priced. - The first item (£4800) is a Book of Hours illuminated in the atelier of the Maître de Boucicaut, beautifully preserved in its original blind-stamped binding, from the Landau, H.L. Bradfer-Lawrence, and Eric Millar collections (re-appeared on the market at Sotheby's 2 December 1986, lot 56, £198,000 to Bruce Ferrini).[Stock catalogues, numbered series: 81] Fine books;(23.5 cm), 56 pp., 4 leaves of plates (pls.II-IX; pls.I, X-XI on wrappers), illustrations. 160 items; priced. Publisher's pictorial wrappers. - Includes (item 68, £480) Pacioli's Divina proportione 1509 with the first quire in proof state ("before the title on a1 recto was printed"). ¶ Inscription in pencil on lower wrapper.[Stock catalogues, numbered series: 82] Scholarship and book-collecting : A miscellany of books and manuscripts;(23.5 cm), 28 pp., including plates I-III (on wrappers), text illustrations. 283 items; priced. Publisher's pictorial wrappers.[Stock catalogues, numbered series: 83] Bibliography : Books on books & Mss : With some important recent acquisitions of rare books & mss;(23.5 cm), 40 pp., 1 illustration (cover). 635 items; priced. Publisher's pictorial wrappers. - Includes (item 629, £250) an eleven-page holograph manuscript of Melanchthon's memorandum on serfdom (now Harvard University, Houghton Library, MS GER 77).[Stock catalogues, numbered series: 84] A medley of books;(23.5 cm), 36 pp., 3 illustrations (on covers). 480 items; priced. - Includes (item 26, "sold") Lord Herbert of Cherbury's copy of Tycho Brahe's De Mundi aetherei 1603 (from the Powis Castle sale, Sotheby's, 31 January 1955, lot 57, £58); also "A collection of type specimens of the last sixty years" (items 238-365).[Stock catalogues, numbered series: 85] Fine books;(23.5 cm), 28 pp., 2 leaves of plates (pls.II-V; pls.I, VI-VII on wrappers), text illustrations. 91 items; priced. Publisher's pictorial wrappers. - Includes (item 5, £425) the Foligno Cicero c. 1471 (sold to Albert Ehrman; presented by John Ehrman to the Bodleian Library in 1978, where now shelfmark Broxb. 19.1); also (item 39, £200) the visitor's book of the natural history museum of Levinus Vincent in Haarlem from 1705-1737.[Stock catalogues, numbered series: 86] Bibliography : Palaeography : Typography & allied subjects;(23.5 cm), 28 pp., 2 illustrations (on wrappers). 442 items; priced. Publisher's pictorial wrappers.[Stock catalogues, numbered series: 87] Books & manuscripts : Selected for their illustrations or bindings, their literary, historical or typographical importance. With a section of books on bibliography;(24 cm), 64 pp., 12 leaves of plates (pls.II-XXV; pls.I, XXVI-XXVII on covers), illustrations (69 altogether). 230 items; priced. Publisher's pictorial wrappers. - Includes (item 62, £285) a copy of Sabellico, Histoire Vinitiane, 1544, bound for Cardinal Granvelle (from the Lucien-Graux sale, Paris, 26 January 1957, lot 118; now Musée de Mariemont, Inv. Ac.71/14); and a calligraphic letter on vellum (item 102, £330) from King James I to the Emperor of Japan, dated 10 January 1611 (now in the James Ford Bell Library, University of Minnesota, Bell 1611 oJa). Also offered is a remarkable enamel and silver-gilt binding (item 148, £450) by Georg Strauch of Nuremberg, from the collection of William Boyd Carpenter, Bishop of Ripon (1841-1918), then Gumuchian & Cie (Catalogue XII, 1929, no. 173), Grace Whitney Hoff (1862-1938), and Lucien Graux (1878-1944); it re-appeared recently in Christie's as the property of "A Private Collector, London, and then by descent" (3 June 2014, lot 373, £17,500).[Stock catalogues, numbered series: 88] Fine books;(23.5 cm), 20 pp., 2 leaves of plates (pls.II-V; pls.I, VI-VII on covers), text illustrations. 105 + 1 items. Publisher's pictorial wrappers. - Contains (item 105 bis) a set of Cochin's engravings of the Victoires et Conquêtes de l'Empereur de la Chine (1769-1774), accompanied by folded sheets of Chinese text, "preserved between 2 Chinese wooden boards, in a Chinese quilted cloth envelope" (cf. Breslauer's Catalogue 95, item 70, for another set in proof impressions).[Stock catalogues, numbered series: 89] Bibliography & allied subjects;(23.5 cm), 38 (2) pp., including plates I-III (on covers), text illustrations. 486 items; priced. Publisher's pictorial wrappers.[Stock catalogues, numbered series: 90] Manuscripts and printed books from the eighth to the present century : from the library of the late Wilfred Merton, F.S.A., and other distinguished collections;(23.5 cm), 144 pp., folding frontispiece (pl.I, printed in colours; verso blank) and 23 plates (pls.II-XLVII, with XVIII-XIX on a folding leaf; pls.I, XLVIII-XLIX on covers), illustrations (114 altogether, of which 3 in colour). Publisher's pictorial wrappers. - Contains a memoir of Wilfred Merton (1888-1957), Managing Director of Emery Walker, Printers and Engravers, and the compiler's reflections on the 60th anniversary of the foundation of the firm of Martin Breslauer. "Circumstances, notably World War II, compelled [Merton] to part at intervals with some of his treasures" (from a memoir in The Book Collector, Spring 1958, pp.7-8). The first 41 items are illuminated and text manuscripts, c. 750-1916; the most remarkable are the 12th Century Fountains Abbey "Liber Ezechialis" in a Romanesque binding (item 6, £1200; now British Library, Henry Davis Gift, 80); the "Ordo ad consecrandum" for Jeanne d'Evreaux, third wife of Charles IV, conducted 11 May 1326 (item 19; sold to H.P. Kraus, his Catalogue 88, 1958, item 23; now University of Illinois Library, MS 0124); an Hours of the Virgin (Use of Le Mans) illuminated c. 1470 in the atelier of Maître François (item 33, £3800); and the Giraldi-Guicciardini Hours, illuminated by Attavante (item 34, £2400). Catalogue noticed in The Book Collector, Summer 1958, pp.126-127. ¶ Inscribed in ink "To Hellmuth Feisenberger with the compiler's confraternal greetings". Cover lightly spotted.[Stock catalogues, numbered series: 91] Recent acquisitions : books from the fifteenth to the present century. : The Wilfred Merton Collection of modern press books. Bibliography and allied subjects;(23.5 cm), 64 pp., folding frontispiece (printed recto & verso), 5 leaves of plates (pls.II-XI; pls.I, XII-XIII on covers), illustrations. 527 items; priced. Publisher's pictorial wrappers. - Includes (item 6) the 1669 Elzevier Bible bound by Albertus Magnus (now British Library, Henry Davis Gift, 718); a manuscript copy, made by a scribe of San Miniato in 1493 (item 35), of a relation of a pilgrimage undertaken in 1384-1385 by several Florentine patricians (now in Princeton University Library, Ms 98); a binding (item 53) ornamented by the device of the printers Charles and Arnoul L'Angelier (returned to the market, and offered in Breslauer's Catalogue 104, item 155). Among Merton's modern press books (items 117-315) is the five-volume Doves Press Bible 1903-1905, enriched by trial sheets, specimen pages, and a drawing by Emery Walker (item 170, £220).[Stock catalogues, numbered series: 92] Manuscripts and printed books from the thirteenth to the present century on many subjects : Including further sections of the library of the late Wilfred Merton, F.S.A.;(23. 5 cm), 144 pp., 12 leaves of plates (pls.II-XXV; pls.I, XXVI-XXVII on covers), illustrations. 504 items; priced. Publisher's pictorial wrappers. - Reproduced in colour on the upper wrapper is a Gradual leaf illuminated by Attavante degli Attavanti for the Church of Santa Felicita in Florence (item 17, £1250); reproduced on the first of the plates is the Fairfax Murray-Dyson Perrins manuscript of the statutes of the "Schuola di Purificatione della Virgine Maria e di Sancto Zenobio" in Florence, dated 1444 (item 12, £1000; sold in 1960 to Lathrop C. Harper, Inc.). Also offered is a huge thesis broadside (195 × 98 cm) for "Leonardus Martellini in Collegio Ptolaemeo Accademicus Innominatus", printed on yellow silk, with an engraving by Arnold van Westerhout, dated 1707 (item 250).[Stock catalogues, numbered series: 93] Recent acquisitions & bibliography;(23.5 cm), 48 pp., 6 leaves of plates (pls.II-XIII; pls I, XIV-XV on wrappers), illustrations. 360 items; priced. Publisher's pictorial wrappers. - Reproduced in colour on the upper wrapper is the Montboissier Hours, illuminated c. 1470 by Maître François (returned to the market, Sotheby's, 6 July 2006, lot 85, £78,000).[Stock catalogues, numbered series: 94] A miscellany of manuscripts, autographs & printed books from the 11th to the present century : selected for their literary, historical & scholarly interest;(23.5 cm), 52 pp., folding frontispiece (pls.II-IV), 9 leaves of plates (pls.V-XXIIA; pls.I, XXII-XXIII on covers), illustrations. 166 items; priced. Publisher's pictorial wrappers (printed in colour). - Includes (item 9, 2800) an 11th century manuscript of St. Augustine's "Speculum De Scriptura Sacra" from the Benedictine Abbey Michaelsburg-Siegberg (sold at Sotheby's, 10 December 1962, lot 156; J.R. Abbey collection, his sale 1 December 1970, lot 2863). Breslauer had purchased a second manuscript ("Tractatus X in epistolam Joannis I") with the same provenance from the same source - Von Hutten, Schloss Steinbach bei Lohr; it was sold hors catalogue to the Staatsbibliothek Bamberg ("Bavaria buys Ms. in London for £13,500", in The Times, London, 12 April 1961, p.14).[Stock catalogues, numbered series: 95] Gothic & Renaissance books : Martin Luther : 17th & 18th century bindings & illustrated books : Bibliographical research in the 16th, 17th & 18th centuries : Important recent bibliographies;(23.5 cm), 94 pp., folding frontispiece (pls.II-IV), 5 leaves of plates (pls.V-XIV; pls.I, XV-XVI on covers) illustrations. 355 items; priced. Publisher's pictorial wrappers. - Reproduced in colour on the cover is a manuscript Passion of Christ, in Dutch, illuminated c. 1490 by Masters of the Leiden printer Hugo Janszoon van Woerden (item 1, £2400; returned to the market in 1993 with Jörn Günther Rare Books).[Stock catalogues, numbered series: 96] English literature & books printed in England from the 17th to the present century Books in exotic or unusual languages : Bibliography, palaeography, books on books & printing and allied subjects;(23.5 cm), 104 pp., folding frontispiece printed in colour (pl.II; pls.I, III-IV on covers), illustrations. 743 items; priced. Publisher's pictorial wrappers. - The frontispiece reproduces a watercolour by William Blake, "A Breach in a City the Morning after the Battle" (item 18, £2850; now Ackland Art Museum, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill). Two other versions of this subject are known; see Joseph Viscomi, "A Breach in a City the Morning after the Battle: Lost or Found?" in Blake / An Illustrated Quarterly, volume 28 (1994), pp.44-61, who argues that this is the one exhibited at the Royal Academy in 1784.[Stock catalogues, numbered series: 97] Books, manuscripts, autograph letters from the fourteenth to the present century : Published in celebration of the sixty-fifth anniversary of the firm;(30 cm), 127 pp., illustrations (cover in colour). 153 items; priced. Publisher's pictorial wrappers. ¶ Wrapper abraded at foot of spine, unimportant marks of use, generally an excellent copy.[Stock catalogues, numbered series: 98] Rare books, bibliography & related subjects;(30 cm), 48 pp., 4 p. of plates, illustrations. 583 items; priced. Publisher's pictorial wrappers. ¶ Numeral in ink on title-page; covers slightly dust-soiled.[Stock catalogues, numbered series: 99] Books, manuscripts, autograph letters : from the Renaissance to the present time.;(30 cm), 99 pp., illustrations (cover in colour). 182 items; priced. Publisher's printed wrappers. ¶ Inscription in ink on upper wrapper; otherwise a clean copy[Stock catalogues, numbered series: 100] Books, manuscripts, autograph letters, bindings from the ninth to the present century.;(30 cm), 188 pp., "extra" plates I-VII (3 folded), illustrations (cover in colour). 365 items; priced. Publisher's pictorial wrappers. ¶ Few trivial defects; overall, an excellent copy.[Stock catalogues, numbered series: 101] Books, manuscripts, autograph letters, bindings;(30 cm), 316 pp., one leaf of colour plates ("frontispiece" I-II), 12 leaves of folding, black & white "extra" plates I-XIII (XIII on verso of XII), illustrations. 365 items. Price-list inserted. Publisher's pictorial wrappers.[Stock catalogues, numbered series: 102] Books, manuscripts, autograph letters, bindings from the ninth to the present century;(30 cm), 184 pp., 12 leaves of colour plates (I-XXIV; XXV-XVI on cover), illustrations. 118 items. Publisher's pictorial wrappers. - "This catalogue is published in honour of the centenary of the birth of Martin Breslauer" (title-page verso). ¶ Price list in photocopy. Very good copy.[Stock catalogues, numbered series: 103] Books, manuscripts, fine bindings, autograph letters from the tenth to the present century;(30 cm), 155 (1) pp., 10 leaves of colour plates (numbered II-XXI; plates I, XXII-XIII on covers), text illustrations. 140 items. Price list inserted. Publisher's pictorial wrappers.[Stock catalogues, numbered series: 104] Fine books in fine bindings : from the fourteenth to the present century [cover title: Fine bindings];Two volumes (31 cm), I: 184 pp., 10 leaves of colour plates (numbered II-XXI; plates I, XXII-XXIII on covers), text illustrations. 125 items. Price list loosely inserted. II: pp.[185]-416, 12 leaves of colour plates (numbered XXV-XLVIII; XXIV, XLIX-L on covers), illustrations. Items 126-275. Price list loosely inserted. Publisher's pictorial wrappers. - Limited editions of 650 and 500 copies respectively. ¶ Lower margin of Price list (I) abraded. Excellent copies.[Stock catalogues, numbered series: 105] Italy : Part : Books printed in the fifteenth century (including a few by Italian authors printed outside Italy) : With a supplement : Some Italian Renaissance manuscripts & autographs;(30 cm), 88 pp., text illustrations. 100 items. Price list inserted. Publisher's pictorial wrappers. "Edition limited to 520 copies" (prospectus). ¶ Fine copy.[Stock catalogues, numbered series: 106] Rare books and fine bindings : 1463-1845 : from a famous European collection;(30 cm), 124 pp., 2 folded colour plates (A-B), text illustrations. 136 items; priced. Publisher's pictorial wrappers.[Stock catalogues, numbered series: 107] Italy : Part II : Books printed 1501 to c. 1840;(30 cm), 322 pp., folding colour frontispiece, text illustrations (title-page in colour). Publisher's pictorial wrappers. - "Edition limited to 520 copies" (prospectus).[Stock catalogues, numbered series: 108] Catalogue One Hundred Eight;(30 cm), 146 pp., folding colour frontispiece, 11 leaves of colour plates (II-XXI, of which II-II are folding and printed rectos only; plates I, XXII-XXIII on covers), text illustrations (title-page in colour). 92 items. Price list inserted. Publisher's pictorial wrappers.[Stock catalogues, numbered series: 109] Catalogue one hundred and nine : published on the occasion of the ninetieth anniversary of the firm of Martin Breslauer, Inc.;(30 cm), 306 pp., [4] p. of folding colour illustrations between pp.204-205, illustrations (many in colour). 137 items. Price-list inserted. Publisher's cloth binding, colour illustration mounted on upper cover. - "A new catalogue of more than ordinary splendour" (The Book Collector, volume 38, 1989, p.268). "Limited to 450 copies" (colophon).[Stock catalogues, numbered series: 110] Fine books and manuscripts in fine bindings : from the fifteenth to the present century : followed by literature on bookbindings;(30 cm), 486 pp., profusely illustrated in colour (some folding) and black & white. 406 items. Price list inserted. Errata sheet inserted. Publisher's cloth binding. - "Describing 281 English, French, German, Italian, Dutch, Belgian, Spanish and Portuguese bindings, of which some 130 are by known ateliers and bookbinders" (publisher's advertisement). Preface by Paul Needham, "underlining the importance of dealers' catalogues as part of the historical literature of bookbinding" (from a review of Catalogue 110, in The Book Collector, Winter 1992, pp.519-521). "Limited to 500 copies" (colophon).[Stock catalogues, numbered series: 111] Rare books : Manuscripts : Autographs : A selection arranged according to subjects;(30 cm), 186 pp., text illustrations (some in colour). 214 items; priced. Publisher's pictorial wrappers.[Stock lists: numbered series: 3:] Latest acquisitions : Rare and unique incunabula ¶ Illustrated books ¶ Autograph letters ¶ Books on art ¶ Bibliography and books on books;(21.5 cm), 12 pp., 3 illustrations. 96 items; priced. Self-wrappers.[Stock lists: numbered series: 6] "A second helping" : Being a supplement to our fifty-ninth catalogue of books on many subjects;(23 cm), 20 pp. Items numbered 1094-1469. Self-wrappers. ¶ Extracted from a binding.[Stock lists: numbered series: 7] A miscellany of books;(23 cm), 18 pp. 393 items. Self-wrappers. ¶ Extracted from a binding.[Stock lists: numbered series: 8] Books & prints;(23 cm), 28 pp. 582 items. Self-wrappers. - Item 582 is a rhyming Latin schoolbook, Memoriale pro pueris, printed at Paris by Antoine Denidel, c. 1495-1500 (cf. GW 11059-11060). Breslauer acquired it in Sotheby's, 19 December 1949, lot 46; it entered the collection of Otto L. Shaw (1908-1976; see his "Early Parisian Printing" in The Book Collector, Autumn 1964, p.331 and plate 3), returned to the market with Antiquariaat Forum in 2006, and is now Bridwell Library, Southern Methodist University, 07035.[Stock lists: numbered series: 9] Bibliography, books on books, manuscripts & printing recently acquired : Also a small section of books on art;(33.5 × 21 cm), 5 leaves, paginated [1]-10. 127 items; priced. Stapled in upper left corner. - Reproduced from typescript. ¶ Folded in thirds.[Stock lists: numbered series: 10] Highly important bibliographical works of reference;(33.5 × 21 cm), 4 leaves, paginated [1]-8. 218 items; priced. Stapled in upper left corner. - Reproduced from typescript. ¶ Folded in thirds.[Stock lists: numbered series: 11] Bibliography; books on books, books on printing &c. and some books on art;(33.5 × 21 cm), 6 leaves, paginated [1]-12. 361 items; priced. Stapled in upper left corner. - Reproduced from typescript. ¶ Folded in thirds.[Stock lists: numbered series: 12] Bibliography, books on books and printing;(33.5 × 21 cm), 5 leaves, paginated [1]-10. Items 361-488; priced. Stapled in upper left corner. - Reproduced from typescript. Item 488 is Giambattista Bodoni's first type specimen, Fregi e Majuscole of 1771, bound unusually with 55 leaves of additional type-specimens without title-page or numeration. It may be the copy now in Harvard University, Houghton Library, TypTS 725.71.224 (C). ¶ Folded in thirds.[Stock lists: numbered series: 13] Latest acquisitions : Type specimen books from the 17th to the 19th century - Books on typefounding & printing (including a few works of bibliography - Calligraphy - Books on art;(33.5 × 21 cm), 5 leaves, paginated [1]-10. Items 489-572; priced. Stapled in upper left corner. - Reproduced from typescript.[Stock lists: numbered series: 30] Bibliography : Palaeography: Typography & allied subjects;(23.5 cm), 24 pp. 315 items; priced. Self-wrappers. ¶ Pencilled numeral on cover.[Stock lists: numbered series: 37] A miscellany of books autographs and manuscripts on many subjects : Important bibliographical and palaeographical works of reference;(30 cm), 32 pp., 2 leaves of plates (pls.I-IV; pls.V-VI on lower wrapper), illustrations. 242 items; priced. Publisher's pictorial wrappers. - Reproduced on the upper wrapper is a miniature "The Martyrdom of Saints Peter and Paul" attributed to the School of Ghirlandaio (item 55, £200), one from a group of six in the Holford sale, Sotheby's, 12 July 1927, lot 27.[Stock lists: numbered series: 38] A Miscellany of books, autographs and manuscripts on many subjects;(30 cm), 34 (2) pp., 4 leaves of plates (pls.I-VIII; pls.IX-X on lower wrapper), illustrations. 209 items; priced. Publisher's pictorial wrappers. - Includes (item 47) a binding decorated with the device of Charles L'Angelier; a Venetian binding (item 5) with owners initials P.D.P.T.; and two bindings (items 128-129) by Thérèse Moncey.[Stock lists: numbered series: 39] A miscellany of books, autographs and manuscripts on many subjects;(30 cm), 88 pp., 14 leaves of plates (pls.I-XXVIII), illustrations. 416 items; priced. Publisher's pictorial wrappers.[Stock lists: numbered series: 40] "Not in Goff" : An important group of fifteenth century books which are not represented in American libraries according to Mr. F.R. Goff's 'Incunabula in American libraries' : With an Appendix : 'One copy in Goff' containing some Incunabula of which only one copy is to be found in the U.S.A. : Published on the occasion of the International Antiquarian Book Fair : New York, 1-4 April 1971;(24 cm), 36 pp., illustrations (in colour on cover). 28 items; priced. Publisher's pictorial wrappers. - Two of these twenty-eight items are still the only recorded copies: a broadside indulgence in favour of the Augustinians of Crema (item 3), [Milan: Leonardus Pachel and Uldericus Scinzenzeler, c. 1486-87] (GW 0305410N); and (item 18) Thomas Aquinas, De vitiis et virtutibus numero quaternario procedens, sive Quaternarius, Paris: Laurent Philippe, [c. 1493] (GW M4659410; now Yale University Beinecke Library). Illustrated on the cover (item 11, $7200) is a coloured copy of a Missale Lugdunense, Lyon: Petrus Ungarus, 16 April 1500 (GW M24507).[Stock lists: numbered series: 41] A Miscellany of books & manuscripts [other title:] Manuscripts, autographs & historical documents : Books printed in the fifteenth century : sixteenth century books : Seventeenth & eighteenth century books & bindings : From eighteen hundred to the present day : Oriental books : Bibliography and allied subjects;(30 cm), 72 pp., 12 leaves of plates (pls.I-XXIV; pls.XXV-XXVI on lower wrapper), illustrations. 321 items; priced. Publisher's pictorial wrappers. - Includes (item 31) a leaf from the Missal of Pope Clement VII, illuminated by Vincenzo Raimondi (acquired at Sotheby's, 10 December 1963, lot 103; re-appeared in the market at Christie's, 20 June 1990, lot 21, and now Stockholm, Nationalmuseum, NMB 2339).[Stock lists: numbered series: 42] A Miscellany of rare books, mss. & autographs from the fifteenth to the present century on a great variety of subjects;(30 cm), 40 pp., 4 leaves of plates (pls.I-VIII), illustrations. 225 items; priced. Publisher's pictorial wrappers. - Published in connection with the International Antiquarian Book Fair, New York, 3-5 April 1975.[Stock lists: numbered series: 43] A miscellany of rare books, mss. & autographs from the 15. to the present century on a great variety of subjects : published on the occasion of the first Chicago International Book Fair;(30 cm), 56 pp., illustrations. 201 items; priced. Publisher's printed wrappers. - Tipped-in: a printed sheet headed "Some of the Books, Autographs & Manuscripts which we plan to exhibit at the first Chicago International Antiquarian Book Fair... July 21-23, 1976" (14 items, no prices).[Stock lists: numbered series: 44] Recent acquisitions from the fifteenth to the nineteenth century : German Baroque literature : Bibliography;(30 cm), 52 pp., illustrations (in colour on cover). 89 items; priced. Publisher's pictorial wrappers. - Reproduced on the cover is Koberger's 1493 (ninth) German Bible, from the library of Charles Butler (1821-1910) of Warren Wood.[Stock lists, hors série] An extremely important early 15th century illuminated Book of Hours from the atelier, if not by the hand of the Master of the "Heurés de Boucicaut" (Jacques Coene);(21.5 cm), [8] pp., 3 illustrations. Self-wrappers. - This manuscript had passed in quick succession through the collections of Landau-Finaly (Sotheby's, 12 July 1948, lot 59), Eric Millar, Harry Lawrence Bradfer-Lawrence, to Breslauer. A nearly-identical description was published in Breslauer Catalogue 80, with the same illustrations. The manuscript returned to the market in Sotheby's, 2 December 1986, lot 56, and was seen thereafter in the hands of Bruce Ferrini and Maruzen.[Stock lists, hors série] Books & autographs : Selected for exhibition at the XVth International Antiquarian Book Fair, April 19-21, 1979;(23 cm), [24] pp., illustrations. 58 items; priced. Self-wrappers. - The first item ($175,000) is a copy of Luther's 1522 "September Testament", the first printed Protestant Bible, "certainly one of the last, if not the last [copy], remaining in private hands". Also presented (item 3, $75,000) is Wolfram von Eschenbach's Parsival ([Strasbourg: Mentelin] 1477) and Titurel (idem 1477). ¶ Numeral in ink on cover; two annotations in text. Corner of lower wrapper torn.

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      New York, H.P. Kraus, 1941-2002. Seventy-two catalogues, eleven stock lists, and five catalogues hors série (various formats), as issued, in publisher's bindings. - Large group of H.P. Kraus catalogues, including the last (223) published in 2002. Publication dates of the earlier catalogues are taken from "The rare book catalogues of H.P. Kraus, 1932-1982" (in Fifty years: an anniversary catalogue, New York 1982, pp.247-258). ¶ Bindings of the earliest and largest catalogues lightly worn, very occasional dust-soiling; generally in excellent state of preservation. [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 21] Fifty rare and important books, with fifty illustrations. Books from the first two centuries of printing, Incunabula from famous presses, Americana, World-Literature in first edition;(25.5 cm), 94 (2) pp., illustrations (some printed in red & black). 50 items; priced. Publisher's printed wrappers. - This was the third catalogue issued by Kraus in America (nos. 1-18 were issued in Vienna).[Stock catalogues, numbered series: 54] Spain, Italy, France : an outstanding collection of early printed books and choice manuscripts recently purchased in Europe;(28 cm), (2) 50 pp., 4 p. of black & white plates (pls.I-IV), text illustrations. 127 items; priced. Publisher's printed wrappers. - Includes (pp.1-3) "Notes on the history of Old Books and Manuscripts", Volume VII, No. 1, June 1950: "The Cancionero of Pedro Fernandez de Velasco... A newly discovered Spanish XVth century codex", by D.W. McPheeters, Columbia University (the Neapolitan manuscript is item 1 in the Catalogue, price $4800).[Stock catalogues, numbered series: 56] Choice manuscripts, books, maps and globes, important for the history of European civilization and the discovery of America; illuminated codices, early drawings, incunabula and illustrated books, remarkable maps from the Prince Liechtenstein Collection and globes from a private library;(32 cm), (8) 94 pp., 40 p. of plates (pls.1-40), text illustrations. 50 items; priced. Publisher's printed wrappers. - Copies were also issued cloth-bound. ¶ Contemporary typescript index loosely inserted. Catalogue number (56) added to upper cover in ink.[Stock catalogues, numbered series: 58] Old books from many countries for collectors, students, libraries. Americana, architecture, association copies, atlases, book arts, English, France, Hebraica and Judaica, hunting and horses, law, mathematics, medicine, military costumes, mining, Russia;(26 cm), 139 (1) pp. 674 items; priced. Publisher's printed wrappers. ¶ Wrapper dust-soiled. Occasional pencil annotation.[Stock catalogues, numbered series: 59] Sources & reference works from the Middle-Ages to our time : for libraries, scholars, collectors : included is a large collection of books and periodicals in the field of bibliography;(25 cm), 116 pp. 682 items; priced. Publisher's printed wrappers. ¶ Wrapper dust-soiled. Staples rusted.[Stock catalogues, numbered series: 60] Fifty select books, manuscripts and autographs : choice Americana : fine illuminated manuscripts : French and German illustrated books from the XVth and XVIth centuries : mainly from the Ch. Fairfax Murray collection : great books and autographs in the fields of history of science and early medicine;(31 cm), (2) 67 pp., [20] p. of plates (pls.1-20), text illustrations. 50 items. Price list loosely inserted. Publisher's printed wrappers. ¶ Original plain glassine jacket now very deteriorated. Loosely inserted: "Rare Books on the history of Old Books and Manuscripts", Volume VII, No. 2, November 1952: "The Emperor Maximilian's armories: a recently discovered early XVIth-century codex with watercolors by Joerg Koelderer" ([4] pp.).[Stock catalogues, numbered series: 62] The Duveen collection of alchemy & chemistry, supplementing the Bibliotheca alchemica et chemica. Part I: Alchemy & chemistry... Early American chemistry... Part II: Balneology... The Duveen collection of portraits of scientists mainly in the fields of chemistry & alchemy;(25 cm), (4) 98 (2) pp. 654 items; priced. Publisher's printed wrappers. - With an introductory note by Denis I. Duveen. ¶ Wrapper spotted, dust-soiled.[Stock catalogues, numbered series: 64] Source materials for the study of European history and culture from the Prince Liechtenstein Library : Military science and costume;(26 cm), 63 (1) pp., [3] p. of black & white plates, text illustrations. 203 items; priced. Publisher's printed wrappers. - Contents: Fortifications, tournaments, duelling (nos. 1-142); Horsemanship and hunting (nos. 143-175); Military periodicals (nos. 176-203); Military prints and drawings (nos. 177-203). ¶ Pencil annotation in a few margins. Wrappers not entirely fresh.[Stock catalogues, numbered series: 66] A myrrour of four centuries; the growth of Western civilization reflected in illustrated books from the 15th to the 18th century, originating for the most part from the Prince Liechtenstein library;(28 cm), (8) 187 (1) pp., illustrations. 527 items; priced. Publisher's printed wrappers. ¶ Lower corner bumped; short tears in upper wrapper. Occasional pencil annotation.[Stock catalogues, numbered series: 69] The Cradle of printing, from Mainz and Bamberg to Westminster and St. Albans : one hundred incunabula and manuscripts important for the development of early printing;(36 cm), 99 (1) pp., illustrations (2 colour and 35 tipped-in half-tones; 24 line-cuts). 100 items; priced. Publisher's boards. - "Limited edition of 600 copies, 300 of these for distribution to clients and friends, and 300 for sale" (colophon). A "part II" issued as catalogue 131 in 1971. ¶ Covers strongly sunned. Loosely inserted: Rare Books: Notes on the history of Old Books and Manuscripts", Volume VII, No. 4, May 1954: "The first book of a living author ever printed: 'Johannes Brunner's' Grammathica rhythmica" by Hans Nachod ([4] pp.).[Stock catalogues, numbered series: 75] Choice manuscripts and books, bindings and autographs : outstanding for their beauty, rarity or importance : including Americana, first editions, incunabula, herbals, history of science, atlases, illuminated & text manuscripts, classical authors, prints, bindings, etc.;(30 cm), (4) 127 (1) pp., illustrations (5 colour, 107 half-tones, 50 linecuts). 121 items; priced. Publisher's printed wrappers. ¶ Loosely inserted: "Rare Books: Notes on the history of Old Books and Manuscripts", Volume VIII, No. 1, June 1955: "A recently discovered architectural sketchbook of an intimate assistant of Bramante in the construction office of St. Peter's in Rome" by Hans Nachod (10 [2] pp.). Covers lightly dust-soiled.[Stock catalogues, numbered series: 83] Incunabula & post-incunabula, 1466-1520 : many of them from the Prince Arenberg Library;(24 cm), (2) 155 (3) pp., illustrations. 307 items; priced. Publisher's printed wrappers. - More than 200 incunables are offered. ¶ Fore-edges spotted.[Stock catalogues, numbered series: 91] The sixteenth century;(25 cm), 203 (1) pp., illustrations. 410 items; priced. "Census of copies recorded in the Union Catalogue, Library of Congress" ([4] pp., loosely inserted). Publisher's printed wrappers. - Contents: German speaking central Europe. The Netherlands. England. Eastern Europe. "Part II, to be published later on, will cover France, Italy and Spain" (title-page verso).[Stock catalogues, numbered series: 92] From Columbus to Lincoln : fifty distinguished Americana : manuscripts and documents, many unpublished and unrecorded : early printed and illustrated books, including important first editions : charts and atlases;(25 cm), (2) 69 pp., 16 p. of plates (pls.I-XVI), text illustrations. 50 items; priced. Publisher's printed wrappers.[Stock catalogues, numbered series: 93] Incunabula, including many famous woodcut books : with an appendix of some recent acquisitions, including three distinguished illustrated Italian incunabula, and with subject index and index of printers and places of printing;(25 cm), (4) 121 (3) pp., 21 p. of plates (pls.I-XXI), text illustrations. [163] items; priced. Publisher's printed wrappers.[Stock catalogues, numbered series: 98] A selection of choice French books, most of them recently acquired from two distinguished European private collections;(31 cm), (8) 124 pp., 72 illustrations (some mounted, some folding). Publisher's boards. - Books from the collections of Charles Gillet of Lausanne and Maurice Loncle of Paris.[Stock catalogues, numbered series: 107] A selection of rare books & manuscripts : mostly recent acquisitions, IXth to XIXth century [sub-title on cover] Manuscripts, incunabula, Greek books, early printed books, XVIth & XVIIth centuries, English books, Americana, voyages, etc., history of science, book arts, woodcut books;(25 cm), 78 pp., 39 p. of plates (pls.I-XXXIX, one folding), text illustrations. 131 items; priced. Publisher's printed wrappers.[Stock catalogues, numbered series: 111] One hundred and seventy-five manuscripts & books;(25 cm), (8) 104 pp., 45 p. of plates (pls.I-XLV), text illustrations. 175 items; priced. Publisher's printed wrappers.[Stock catalogues, numbered series: 114] The Spanish and Portuguese overseas empire : voyages of discovery and exploration;(25 cm), (2) 83 (1) pp. 229 items; priced. Publisher's printed wrappers.[Stock catalogues, numbered series: 115] 24 × 12 manuscripts & books;(25 cm), (6) 196 pp. (some folding), illustrations (some in colour). 288 items; priced. Publisher's printed wrappers.[Stock catalogues, numbered series: 121] Illustrated books from the XVth & XVIth centuries : with a frontispiece in color and 115 reproductions of woodcuts in the text;(31 cm), (4) 148 pp., including 1 colour and 2 folding illustrations. [97] items. Price list loosely inserted. Publisher's cloth binding.[Stock catalogues, numbered series: 131] Monumenta xylographica et typographica. The cradle of printing, Part II;(35.5 cm), (8) 167 (5) pp., including 14 colour and 1 tipped-in half-tone illustration. 42 items. Photocopy of Price list loosely inserted. Publisher's cloth binding. - Item 1, the Shuckburgh copy of the Gutenberg Bible, is priced $2,500,000. "This catalogue, which I am sending to my friends and clients, is the fulfilment of the most extravagant dream of an antiquarian bookseller. It is the culmination of many years of planning and working. Never before in this 20th century has so formidable an assemblage of great printed books been displayed and offered for sale in a catalogue; perhaps it never can be done again" (from "A personal postscript", subscribed H.P.K.). "Part I" was issued as Catalogue 69 in 1954.[Stock catalogues, numbered series: 132] Maps from an Italian atlas of the 16th century : 133 maps from the Lloyd Triestino atlas : offered for sale singly;(27 cm), 47 (1) pp., illustrations. 133 items; priced. Publisher's printed wrappers. The "Lloyd Triestino" atlas was purchased by Kraus from George Harry Beans (1894-1978). "The oeuvre of Wolfgang Lazius of Vienna is also one of the outstanding features of this collection. Present are two maps (nos. 28 and 30) which are the only copies recorded" (from Catalogue preface). A few maps were sold separately in Kraus Catalogue 124 (1969).[Stock catalogues, numbered series: 161] A selection of printed books : the fifteenth century, items 1-14 : the sixteenth century, items 15-86 : the seventeenth century, items 87-169 : the eighteenth century, items 170-207;(28 cm), 82 (2) pp., illustrations. 207 items; priced. Publisher's printed wrappers.[Stock catalogues, numbered series: 164] Science : including astrology, astronomy, geography, incunabula, instruments, mathematics, medicine, natural history, navigation, physics, technology, and other fields;(28 cm), (2) 105 (1) pp., illustrations. 257 items; priced. Publisher's printed wrappers.[Stock catalogues, numbered series: 168] The history of science including navigation : a first selection of books from the library of Harrison D. Horblit;(28 cm), 112 pp., illustrations. 207 items; priced. Publisher's printed wrappers. - "The Sotheby sales of 1974 having ended at letter G, the emphasis was consequently on the later part of the alphabet, with both bought-in lots and one or two lots apparently once knocked down to other booksellers making their reappearance a decade later" (from a notice in The Book Collector, Winter 1984, p.515).[Stock catalogues, numbered series: 169] The history of science including navigation : a further selection of books, 1641-1700 (Wing period) from the library of Harrison D. Horblit;(28 cm), 72 pp., illustrations. 205 items; priced. Publisher's printed wrappers.[Stock catalogues, numbered series: 174] Varia : mostly recent acquisitions in several different fields;(28 cm), 117 (3) pp., illustrations. 250 items; priced. Publisher's printed wrappers. ¶ Colour of wrapper has bled onto the title-page.[Stock catalogues, numbered series: 176] Books and documents of the sixteenth century;(27 cm), 122 (2) pp., folding frontispiece, text illustrations. 254 items; priced. Publisher's printed wrappers.[Stock catalogues, numbered series: 177] Europe in the seventeenth century : its history & literature, arts & sciences, thought : religious & secular, and exploration & settlement in Asia & America;(28 cm), (2) 100 (2) pp., illustrations. 228 items; priced. Publisher's printed wrappers.[Stock catalogues, numbered series: 178] Voyages, travels and ancillary sciences : including geography, cartography, navigation, etc. both printed and manuscript;(27 cm), (2) 100 pp., illustrations. 205 items; priced. Publisher's printed wrappers. ¶ Pencil annotations on title-page.[Stock catalogues, numbered series: 179] Illustration : books and manuscripts from the fifteenth to the twentieth century illustrated with woodcuts, engravings, etchings, lithographs, color plates, watercolors or pen-and-ink drawings;(28 cm), 125 (3) pp., colour frontispiece, [6] p. of colour plates (pls.I-VI), black & white text illustrations. 194 items; priced. Publisher's printed wrappers.[Stock catalogues, numbered series: 180] Americana, art & architecture, bibliography, bindings, classics, economics, England, France, games, Germany, history, illustrated books, Italy, philosophy, photography, Poland and Russia, political science, Portugal, Reformation, science, Spain, theology, typography;(28 cm), (2) 106 (4) pp., illustrations. 186 items; priced. Publisher's printed wrappers.[Stock catalogues, numbered series: 181] Recent acquisitions;(28 cm), (2) 109 (1) pp., illustrations. 157 items; priced. Publisher's printed wrappers.[Stock catalogues, numbered series: 182] Incunabula : works from ninety-eight presses in Germany, Italy, Switzerland, France, Holland, Belgium, Spain, & England : arranged in Proctor order.;(28 cm), 142 (2) pp., illustrations (some in colour). 126 items. Price list loosely inserted. Publisher's printed wrappers.[Stock catalogues, numbered series: 183] Catalogue 183;(25.5 cm), 84 pp., illustrations. 146 items; priced. Publisher's printed wrappers. - Inserted leaf "The largest collection of incunabula in private hands".[Stock catalogues, numbered series: 184] From Trithemius to Proctor : bibliography and reference books before 1900 [other title:] Part I of the private library of Hans P. Kraus;(25.5 cm), 170 pp., illustrations. 667 items; priced. Publisher's printed wrappers. - The first in a series of catalogues disposing of Hans P. Kraus's private library of bibliographical reference books, for the most part shelved at his home in Ridgefield, Connecticut. Further parts were issued as Catalogue 187: Bibliography and reference books after 1900 (1991) and Catalogue 190: Catalogus catalogorum (predominantly post-1900), with a Supplement to parts I and II (1992).[Stock catalogues, numbered series: 186] Science, including medicine and the occult;(25.5 cm), 115 (1) pp., illustrations. 173 items; priced. Publisher's printed wrappers.[Stock catalogues, numbered series: 187] Bibliography and reference books after 1900 [other title:] Part II of the private library of Hans P. Kraus;(25.5 cm), 143 (1) pp., illustrations. 1073 items; priced. Publisher's printed wrappers. ¶ Ink annotations on title-page.[Stock catalogues, numbered series: 189] Classics and Humanism : annotated books and manuscripts;(25 cm), 132 pp., illustrations. 167 items; priced. Publisher's printed wrappers.[Stock catalogues, numbered series: 190] Catalogus catalogorum (predominantly post-1900), with a Supplement to parts I and II.;(25 cm), 141 (1) pp., illustrations. 647 items; priced. Publisher's printed wrappers. - Part I was published under title Catalogue 184: From Trithemius to Proctor; Part II was published under title Catalogue 187: Bibliography and reference books after 1900. ¶ Pencil annotations on title-page and in a few margins.[Stock catalogues, numbered series: 191] Rare books and manuscripts : Part I, Middle Ages, Part II, Reformation & Counter-Reformation, Part III, Seventeenth & eighteenth centuries;(27 cm), 122 (6) pp., colour frontispiece, 3 p. of colour plat4es (pls.I-III), black & white text illustrations. 197 items; priced. Publisher's printed wrappers.[Stock catalogues, numbered series: 192] Science : agriculture, astrology, astronomy, chronology, instruments, mathematics, medicine including gynecology, military science, natural history, nautica, optics, physics, technology;(28 cm), (2) 112 pp., illustrations. 187 items; priced. Publisher's printed wrappers.[Stock catalogues, numbered series: 193] Sixty fine & rare books & manuscripts : a selection from the stock of H.P. Kraus.;(30 cm), (4) 123 (1) pp., illustrations (17 colour, mostly mounted). 60 items. Price list loosely inserted. Publisher's cloth binding. - Descriptions by David Brafman, Kit Currie, Roland Folter, Joshua Lipton.[Stock catalogues, numbered series: 194] Books printed at the Elzevier Press from the Library of the late Edwin Wolf II. With addenda from the stock of H.P. Kraus.;(19.5 × 10 cm), 107 (9) pp., illustrations. 223 items; priced. Publisher's pictorial wrappers. - Contains a concordance to Alphonse Willems, Les Elzevier: Histoire et annales typographiques (Brussels 1880), subject and provenance indices.[Stock catalogues, numbered series: 195] Recent acquisitions in a wide variety of fields : including art & architecture, natural history, geography & maps, illustrated books including French 20th-century Humanism, Classics, Italy, music, Judaica, military science, Ireland, emblems, England, Low Countries law;(27 cm), (2) 133 (1) pp., illustrations. 265 items; priced. Publisher's printed wrappers. ¶ Pencil annotations on title-page.[Stock catalogues, numbered series: 197] New arrivals : in a wide varieties of fields including archaeology, bibliography, classics, English history & literature, illustrated books, numismatics, Italian history & literature, medicine, stenography, natural history, Reformation, women.;(27 cm), (2) 115 (1) pp., illustrations. 204 items; priced. Publisher's printed wrappers.[Stock catalogues, numbered series: 198] The Low Countries : books and manuscripts relating to or originating in Holland and Belgium;(27 cm), 88 (2) pp., [4] p. of colour plates, black & white text illustrations. 168 items; priced. Publisher's printed wrappers. ¶ Lower corner of upper cover coffee-stained; several spots on fore-edges.[Stock catalogues, numbered series: 199] Law, diplomacy, political science, economics, politics;(27 cm), (2) 89 (5) pp., illustrations. 169 items; priced. Publisher's printed wrappers.[Stock catalogues, numbered series: 201] Education & rhetoric;(27 cm), (2) 120 pp., illustrations. 204 items; priced. Publisher's printed wrappers.[Stock catalogues, numbered series: 202] European literature;(27 cm), (2) 117 (1) pp., [4] p. of colour plates, black & white text illustrations. 217 items; priced. Publisher's printed wrappers. ¶ Pencil annotations in one margin.[Stock catalogues, numbered series: 203] New arrivals;(27 cm), (2) 126 pp., [4] p. of colour plates, black & white text illustrations. 249 items; priced. Publisher's printed wrappers.[Stock catalogues, numbered series: 204] Italy : a selection of books, manuscripts, and documents from six centuries comprising works by Italian authors and printers in any language, Italian art and architecture, fête books, history of medicine and science, Humanism, literature, etc.;(27 cm), 135 (1) pp., illustrations. 227 items; priced. Publisher's printed wrappers.[Stock catalogues, numbered series: 205] From soul to psyche: books on the soul, senses, emotions and behavior;(27 cm), 80 pp., illustrations. 103 items; priced. Publisher's printed wrappers.[Stock catalogues, numbered series: 206] To Ellēnikon biblion = The Greek book : an exhibition of Greek printing & the book arts from the 15th to the 20th centuries; at the Alexander S. Onassis Center for Hellenic Studies, New York University, 58 West 10th Street, New York City; 9th-31st May 1997;(27 cm), x, 84 (6) pp., colour frontispiece, black & white text illustrations. 52 items. Price list loosely inserted. Publisher's printed wrappers. - Catalogue by David Brafman.[Stock catalogues, numbered series: 207] Eleven subjects : almanachs, calendars & prognostications : balneology, climatology & oceanography : the British Isles : children's books & paedagogy : gardening & husbandry : geography & travel : illustrated books : incunabula : North America : science, natural history & medicine : typography;(27 cm), 142 pp., illustrations. 258 items; priced. Publisher's printed wrappers.[Stock catalogues, numbered series: 208] Performing arts: books on music, dance; theatre & festivities;(27 cm), 94 pp., colour frontispiece, [4] p. of plates, black & white illustrations. 130 items; priced. Publisher's printed wrappers.[Stock catalogues, numbered series: 209] Incunabula : books from one hundred and fourteen presses in Germany, Italy, Switzerland, France, Holland, Belgium, Austria, Spain and England : arranged in Proctor order : and a selection of incunabula bibliography;(27 cm), 200 (2) pp., text illustrations (some in colour). 185 items; priced. Insertion: "Two Leaves from a Blockbook" ([2] pp.). Publisher's printed wrappers. - 138 incunables with two block-book leaves. "Few if any other firms could accumulate such a collection or present it with such formidable skill... This is a notable addition to the previous great Kraus catalogues of early printing" (from a notice in The Book Collector, Spring 1999, p.132).[Stock catalogues, numbered series: 210] Greece and Rome;(27 cm), 104 pp., illustrations. 218 items; priced. Insertion: "Addendum to Catalogue 210" ("Due to a technical error, the provenances for all books in this catalogue were omitted"). Publisher's printed wrappers. - Contents: Part 1. Classical texts; Part 2. Commentary, history & bibliography.[Stock catalogues, numbered series: 211] War and revolution, rebellion and treason;(27 cm), 129 (3) pp., [8] p. of colour plates, black & white illustrations. 238 items; priced. Publisher's printed wrappers.[Stock catalogues, numbered series: 212] Holiday miscellany;(27 cm), 116 pp., illustrations. 208 items; priced. Publisher's printed wrappers.[Stock catalogues, numbered series: 213] Illustrated books from the sixteenth to the twentieth century and in a variety of different fields : added at then end is a section of bibliography relating to illustrated books, followed by a section of works on bindings;(27 cm), 121 (3) pp., [6] p. of colour plates, black & white text illustrations. 217 items; priced. Publisher's printed wrappers.[Stock catalogues, numbered series: 214] France : history, literature, law, science, printing, illustration, travel, autographs, theology, photography;(27 cm), 131 (1) pp., [8] p. of colour plates, black & white text illustrations. 247 items; priced. Publisher's printed wrappers.[Stock catalogues, numbered series: 215] Science: Books, manuscripts & autographs in various scientific fields;(27 cm), 138 (2) pp., illustrations. 260 items; priced. Publisher's printed wrappers.[Stock catalogues, numbered series: 216] Varia;(27 cm), 128 pp., [4] p. of colour plates, black & white text illustrations. 246 items; priced. Publisher's printed wrappers. - Contents: Architecture & archaeology; Bibliography; Fables & folk-tales; Horses & hunting; Ireland; Judaica & Hebraica; Law; Manuscripts & documents; Philosophy; Press books; Theology.[Stock catalogues, numbered series: 217] Varia, 2;(27 cm), 138 (2) pp., illustrations. 249 items; priced. Publisher's printed wrappers. - Contents: Aldine Press; Bibliography; Bodoni Press; Classics; Economics; Festivities & fireworks; Gastronomy; Germany & Switzerland; Humanism; Numismatics; Spain & Portugal; Sports & games.[Stock catalogues, numbered series: 218] Illustration. Illustrated books from six centuries together with some prints and drawings;(27 cm), 122 (2) pp., illustrations. 209 items; priced. Publisher's printed wrappers.[Stock catalogues, numbered series: 219] Antiquarian bibliography, together with some later selections;(27 cm), 101 (1) pp. 434 items; priced. Errata sheet loosely inserted. Publisher's printed wrappers.[Stock catalogues, numbered series: 220] Italia : printed books, illuminated & text manuscripts, documents and autographs, all related to Italy, and covering a great variety of subjects from art to zoology : included is a large selection of printing from the Aldine Press;(27 cm), 143 (1) pp., [12] p. of colour plates (pls.I-XII), black & white text illustrations. 271 items; priced. Publisher's printed wrappers.[Stock catalogues, numbered series: 221] The seventeenth century : books, manuscripts, documents & autographs, including at least one item for each year of the century;(27 cm), 133 (1) pp., illustrations. 229 items; priced. Publisher's printed wrappers.[Stock catalogues, numbered series: 222] The sixteenth century : books, manuscripts, documents, and autographs, including at least one item for each year of the century;(27 cm), 151 (1) pp., [4] p. of colour plates (pls.I-IV), black & white text illustrations. 201 items; priced. Publisher's printed wrappers.[Stock catalogues, numbered series: 223] England, Ireland, Scotland, Wales. Books, manuscripts, and documents relating to, or printed in those regions;(27 cm), 106 pp., [4] p. of colour plates (pls.I-IV), black & white text illustrations. 200 items; priced. Publisher's printed wrappers. - Includes "one major piece, the unique Wynkyn de Worde Proprytees and medicynes of horses, ingeniously back-dated from 'c. 1525' to 1497-8 by Christie's at the Fitzwilliam sale, where Kraus out-bid the British Library" (from a notice in The Book Collector, Winter 2002, pp.537-538). After a sojourn in New York it was acquired by the British Library, which celebrated the purchase on 28 June 2004 with a lecture by Professor George Keiser of Kansas State University followed by a reception. Cf. Margaret Lane Ford, "A new addition to the corpus of English incunabula: Wynkyn de Worde's 'Proprytees & Medicynes of Hors' (c. 1497-98)" in The Library, volume 7 (2001), pp.3-9.[Stock lists: numbered series: 189] Text manuscripts from the Middle Ages to the XVIII century : for the most part from the Giuseppe Martini collection : Italian language & literature, poetry, Humanism, Classics, history, chronicles, biography, genealogy, military science, law, political science, diplomacy, economics, papacy, hagiography, patristics, monasticism, calligraphic specimens, single leaves, documents, letters;(27.5 cm), [174] pp. (foliated 1-86 [1]). 211 items; priced. Publisher's printed wrappers. Reproduced typescript (printed on rectos only). ¶ Wrapper dust-soiled.[Stock lists: numbered series: 209] Medicine;(28 cm), [8] pp., 59 items. Publisher's printed self-wrappers. ¶ Address label, postage meter stamp.[Stock lists: numbered series: 210:] Art reference, A-L § 210 [sic]: Art reference, L-Z;Two volumes (28 cm), [8; 8] pp., items numbered 1-122; 123-244. Publisher's printed self-wrappers. ¶ Address labels, postage meter stamps.[Stock lists: numbered series: 211] Women: books, manuscripts, photographs;(28 cm), [8] pp. 50 items. Publisher's printed self-wrappers. ¶ Address label, postage meter stamp.[Stock lists: numbered series: 212] Typography;(28 cm), [8] pp. 111 items. Publisher's printed self-wrappers. ¶ Address label, postage meter stamp.[Stock lists: numbered series: 213] Bibliography and reference, A-C;(28 cm), [8] pp. 132 items. Publisher's printed self-wrappers. ¶ Address label, postage meter stamp.[Stock lists: numbered series: 214] Bibliography and reference, D-H;(28 cm), [8] pp. 130 items. Publisher's printed self-wrappers. ¶ Address label, postage meter stamp.[Stock lists: numbered series: 215] Bibliography and reference, H-M [sic];(28 cm), [8] pp. 133 items. Publisher's printed self-wrappers. ¶ Address label, postage meter stamp.[Stock lists: numbered series: 216] Bibliography and reference, N-R;(28 cm), [8] pp. 121 items. Publisher's printed self-wrappers. ¶ Address label, postage meter stamp.[Stock lists: numbered series: 217] Bibliography and reference, R-S;(28 cm), [8] pp. 121 items. Publisher's printed self-wrappers. ¶ Address label, postage meter stamp.[Stock lists: numbered series: 218] Bibliography and reference, T-Z, with Addenda;(28 cm), [12] pp. 173 items. Publisher's printed self-wrappers. ¶ Address label, postage meter stamp.[Stock catalogues, hors série] Monumenta codicum manu scriptorum; an exhibition catalogue of manuscripts of the 6th to the 17th centuries from the libraries of the monasteries of St Catherine, Mount Sinai; Monte Cassino; Lorsch; Nonantola; and from the collections of Claude, Queen of France; the Duke of Roxburghe; the Earl of Ashburnham; Baron James Rothschild; Sir Thomas Phillipps; Sir Arthur Chester Beatty; Sir Sidney Cockerell; C.W. Dyson Perrins; Dr Martin Bodmer; Dr Peter and Irene Ludwig;(36 cm), 164 pp., including 51 tipped-in colour plates and 125 half-tone illustrations, folding plate. 45 items. Publisher's cloth, dust jacket. - "The present work is indeed my magnum opus, as everyone looking through its pages will agree. Furthermore, I believe no comparable catalogue was ever issued in the past" (from the Preface, subscripted by H.P.K.). ¶ Several short tears in dust jacket. Loosely inserted is a photocopy of the Price list, "Items remaining for sale", dated by hand "8/2/76".[Stock catalogues, hors série] Fifty years: an anniversary catalogue of 120 outstanding books printed before 1700 and sold by H.P. Kraus from 1932 to 1982: with a bibliography of all H.P. Kraus rare book catalogues issued during those years;(30 cm), 264 pp., illustrations. Publisher's cloth, dust jacket. - Counterpart to "In Retrospect: A Catalogue of 100 outstanding manuscripts sold in the last four decades". "We considered only books printed before 1700, and we gave preference to those which were sold before they had a chance to appear in one of our catalogues" (from the Preface).[Stock catalogues, hors série] Mostra del libro antico (catalogue of books on exhibition, 25-27 March 1994);(21.5 cm), [folding sheet (unfolded 21.5 × 60 cm). 54 items. Publisher's printed self-wrappers.[Stock catalogues, hors série] VI Mostra del libro antico (catalogue of books on exhibition, 24-26 March 1995);(28 cm), [8] pp. 46 items. Publisher's printed self-wrappers. - List of books on exhibition, including purchases at the Schäfer sale. ¶ Address label, postage meter stamp.[Stock catalogues, hors série] Mostra del libro antico (catalogue of books on exhibition, 2000);(29.5 cm), [14] pp. 31 items. Publisher's self-wrappers. - Stapled A4 sheets.

      [Bookseller: Robin Halwas | Rare Books]
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        The Crime of Laura Sarelle

      Smith & Durrell, New York 1941 - 309 Pp. Gothic Novel By G.M. V. Long, Nee Campbell, (1886 Or 1888-1952), Who Wrote 156 Books Under Pseudonyms Including Robert Payne, Mrs. Arthur Long, Margaret Campbell, Gabriella Margaret Long, George Preddy, John Winch, And Joseph Shearing. A Movie Was Later Made Of The Novel, "Moss Rose", Credited As Written By This Author (As Joseph Shearing). Book Is Clean And Bright, No Names Or Marks, Spine Gilt Brilliant. Dj Lightly Used, No Fading, Not Price-Clipped [$2.00], Light Wear Along Top And Bottom Edges Of Spine And At Tips, A Few Tiny Edge Chips, Largest Is 1/8" X 1/8" At Upper Front Tip. Scarce. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Arroyo Seco Books, Pasadena, Member IOBA]
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        Ferry to Fire Island.

      New York, 1941.(). Oil painting on board. 15 x 20 inches. Signed twice lower right. Few small abrasions; cracks at lower corners. Wood frame with plexiglas.

      [Bookseller: Wittenborn Art Books]
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        Gli elementi dell'architettura funzionale. Collaudo di F. T. Marinetti. Sintesi panoramica dell'architettura moderna. Terza edizione interamente rifatta

      Milano, Ulrico Hoepli, 1941. Tela verde con titoli e logo impressi al piatto e al dorso (28X24) pp. VIII - 946. Con introduzione di P. M: Bardi e prefazione di Le Corbusier. 1135 riproduzioni b/n con una tavola a colori. Ottimo stato. Piccola ededica a penna in antiporta.

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        1941 - 1946 Wisdens, Linen Set (Set of 6) - 9/10s & Pres 41.

      Hi, Here we have a fabulous set of 6 Wisdens, in a run from 1941 to 1946, all linen cloth Wisdens. All the books are in Very good+ condition and it includes the 1941 which in this case is a presentation copy signed by Hubert Preston. The books are in great shape, accross the range the covers are bright, some light freying and all hinges are strong, clean pages inside the only things to note are a couple of small light marks to the rear of the 1944 and a line to the rear of the 1943 corner, the 1946 is darker but that is usual. A hard to beat set with the rarer 41/42 included. P and P to the UK is £Free (Special Delivery and Jiffy Bag) .

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        Het vlas. Uit het Deensch vertaald door Marie Nijland-van der Meer de Walcheren. Geteekend en gekleurd door B. v.d. Leck. (WITH EX LIBRIS BY VAN DER LECK)

      Amsterdam, De Spieghel, (1941). Ingenaaid met flappen. 10 (= 24) p. Gedrukt op de persen van De IJsel te Deventer in een oplage van 550 genummerde exemplaren. 1e druk. Omslag iets verbruind en enkele onvermijdelijke schaafplekjes aan de randen.l Hoogtepunt in de twintigste-eeuwse boekvormgeving. Deze uitgave is, van illustratie tot uitroepteken, met de hand getekend door Bart van der Leck, in zijn typisch-hoekige, geometrische stijl (de stijl van De Stijl). Tekst en afbeelding worden afgewisseld door lijnen en vlakken in de primaire kleuren blauw, geel en rood. K-nummer 744 op achterzijde omslag.Met op de binnenzijde van het voorplat een exlibris van B.H. Nijland, volgens haar nazaten ontworpen door Bart van der Leck!Bernardina Helena ('Diek') Nijland was de dochter van de vertaalster van het Vlas, Marie Nijland-Van der Meer de Walcheren. Diek Nijland was getrouwd met de architect Piet Elling, die decennialang bevriend was met Bart van der Leck. Van dit eenvoudige exlibris, gedrukt in rood en zwart, zijn geen andere exemplaren bekend. Niet in Collectie Meermanno.

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        Cours de mécanique de la Faciluté des Sciences - TRAITE DE MECANIQUE RATIONNELLE : Tome I . Statique - Dynamique du point (sixième édition, entiérement refondue). Tome II . Dynamique des systèmes - Mécanique analytique (quatrième édition, entiérement refondue, Nouveau Tirage). Tome III . Equilibre et mouvement des milieux continus (troisième édition, entiérement refondue, Nouveau Tirage). Tome IV - Fascicule I . Figures d'équilibre d'une masse liquide homogène en rotation (deuxième édition, revue et augmentée), leçons publées avec le concours de Alex. VERONNET. Tome IV - Fascicule II . Les figures d'équilibre d'une mase hétérogène en rotation - Figure de la terre et des planètes (deuxième édition mise à jour par Alex. VERONNET) - COMPLET EN

      - Paris, Gauthier-Villars et Cie Editeurs - 5 VOLUMES : 1941 - 1931 - 1928 - 1932 - 1937 et 653 - 575 - 674 - 342 - 292 pages. Reliures pleine toile, pièces de titre en cuir lettres dorées. Ensemble en bon état. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Hardy Boys: The Mystery of the Flying Express

      Grosset & Dunlap 1941 - Published in New York by Grosset & Dunlap in 1941. First Edition according to the Carpentieri Bibliography. 1941A-1 (first printing, issued 1941). Book near fine ends of spine and corners lightly bumped, and a few light spots on bottom of front cover. DJ very good, chipping on ends of spine and corners, rear lightly soiled, and a few small tears on top edge of rear. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Documentary Display Book Of Photography Classes By Ansel Adams And Others In The Photography Program At The Art Center School, 1941, With Ansel Adams, Etc.

      Art Center School, Los Angeles 1941 - 35 Pages In Red Plastic Binder, 13" X 10 1/4" With White Plastic Comb Spine. The Book Consists Of 32 Pages Of Photographic Paper, Each With A 10 1/4" X 8 3/8" High Quality Photographic Image At Top On Each Side, Documenting All Kinds Of Class Settings In The Studios And In Outside Locations, And 3 Pages Of The Same Paper Each With Four 4 3/4" Square Photographs Attached To The Pages On Each Side, Portraits Of The Teachers, For A Total Of 88 Photographs. There Is No Text Or Writing Of Any Kind Anywhere In The Book, But It Is Very Similar To A Set Of Pages In The Art Center School Of Design Archives In Pasadena, Punched For A Spiral Binding But Unbound, Having Four More Pages Than This Set, But Lacking Some Of The Photographs Present Here. Ansel Adams Is Shown Instructing Many Of The Classes, As Are Fred Archer, Clarence Bull, James H. Doolittle, Edward Kaminski, Paul Dorsey, C. K. Eaton, Otto Hulmer, A B Shore, Herman Wall And Others. The Photographs Are Very High Quality, Showing Excellent Composition And Detail. This Particular Collection Of Photographs May Be Unique, And In Any Case A Quite Rare And Desirable For Collectors Of Photography And, In Particular, The Ansel Adams Collector. Adams Developed His Zone System Technique Of Photography In 1941 While Teaching At The Art Center. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Arroyo Seco Books, Pasadena, Member IOBA]
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        Lou Gehrig Memorial Ticket for July 4, 1941, #38754

      1941. Fine.

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        Portretnaia galereia mongol'skoi dinastii [The portrait gallery of the Mongolian dynasty]

      Harbin: Club of Natural Science and Geography, 1941. Quarto (26 × 19 cm). Original printed wrappers. pp. 101-106, eleven black and white illustrations on six leaves of plates. Old vertical creases; small nick to lower right corner; alse about very good. Rare Russian-language offprint from "News of the Club of Natural Science and Geography", in which Baranov presents photographic reproductions of little-known portraits of Yuan dynasty Mongol leaders, previously held at a Beijing palace. He also provides a Russian translation of the Chinese and Mongolian text accompanying these images, with his own annotations and clarifications. Among the Mongol leaders depicted are Genghis Kahn, Ogedei Khan, Kublai Khan as well as some of their wives. Baranov (1886-1972) was a translator and Sinologist who taught Chinese language, ethnography, history and literature to employees of the Russian Far Eastern Railway and various universities in Manchuria. He authored over 150 works within his areas of specialization. In 1958 he immigrated to the Soviet Union, where he settled in Almaty, Kazachstan. KVK, OCLC only show the copies at Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin and Stanford Unviersity.

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        Ball of Fire. (Movie Poster)

      England. RKO Radio Pictures. 1941. One-sheet color silk-screen poster, 19 1/2 x 60 inches (5 feet!) for the 1941 Samuel Goldwyn screwball comedy "Ball of Fire" with Gary Cooper and Barbara Stanwyck, directed by Howard Hawks with screenplay by Charles Brockett and Billy Wilder. An RKO Radio Pictures Ltd. production. The film chronicles the efforts of a group of professors intent on crafting an encyclopedia and their encounter with a nightclub performer with an agenda of her own. Supporting players included Oskar Homolka, Dana Andrews, and Dan Duryea. The poster is in very good condition featuring a striking graphic, bold in design and color. The film was selected for preservation in the National Film Registry by the Library of Congress in 2016. It would make an excellent addition to a pre World War II film poster collection.

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        John Wisden's Cricketers' Almanack for 1941 - 1941 Original Hardback Wisden No Restoration VG

      1941. Hi, I recently purchased a set of Wisdens and the first 50 of the run were in a suitcase that had not been opened for over 50 years. This lot is an 1941 Original Hardback Wisden. It is in Very Good+ Condition The boards are very clean and presentable, there is one small line to them but otherwise excellent. The front gilt is very bright and the spine gilt is only slightly faded , one of the best spine gilts I have seen on a 1941. Internally it has very clean pages and it cannot have been opened too many times as the hinges are very springy. Small mark to page block, pictures taken with and without flash. A very nice, rare, Wisden that is hard to beat.

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        Broadcast By The Prime Minister Mr. Winston Churchill To The Polish People, May 3, 1941 (Poland's 150th Constitution Day), a pristine copy in the original franked wartime envelope, accompanied by the May 21, 1941 Bulletins from Britain Supplement and an unused order form for the Air Ministry Record of the Battle of Britain

      New York: British Library of Information, 1941. First edition, only printing. Leaflet. This compelling Second World War time capsule testifies to the vigorous campaign by Churchill's Britain to win American empathy and support. Within an original, franked “Bulletins from Britain” mailing envelope we discovered a pristine copy of the first edition, only printing of Churchill's broadcast speech to the Polish people of 3 May 1941 on the occasion of the 150th anniversary of the adoption of the Polish Constitution. The fragile, leaflet publication is the best-preserved copy we have encountered. The envelope also includes an original order form for the U.S. edition of The Battle of Britain (the 1941 official report of the British Air Ministry to the British people) as well as a four-page pamphlet titled "Bulletins from Britain SUPPLEMENT" (Number 38) dated "May 21, 1941". The SUPPLEMENT bulletin is in fine condition, with just a few faint corner creases. The order form for The Battle of Britain is creased at the upper right corner with a tiny blemish at the lower left corner. The original postmarked envelope is age-toned, but fully intact. Churchill's broadcast speech to the Polish people of 3 May 1941 was delivered during a terrible time for Nazi-occupied Poland, but also for a beleaguered Britain. The Blitz continued over Britain, merchant shipping losses in the Atlantic mounted, and there were imminent battles in Crete, Cyrenaica, and Iraq, with consequent threats to Egypt and the Middle East - all with the United States still more than half a year away from formally entering the war. The Polish people were suffering the fate of invasion and occupation that Britain had only narrowly avoided. "It is to you, Poles, in Poland who bear the full brunt of the Nazi oppression, at once pitiless and venal, that the hearts of the British and American democracies go out in a full and generous tie." Churchill's relationship with Poland would have its controversies. On 5 July, 1943, the Liberator bomber carrying General W adys aw Eugeniusz Sikorski, the preeminent Polish figure of the Second World War and leader of the Polish government in exile, crashed immediately after taking off from Gibraltar. Sikorski's death fueled conspiracy theories, as the cause of Polish sovereignty, for which Sikorski advocated, was a thorn in the side of relations between the American, British, and Soviet Allies; Poland would be effectively ceded to the Soviet sphere of influence for the long Cold War that followed the Second World War. Churchill speaks of Sikorski in this 3 May 1941 speech: "It has been my privilege to come to know your Prime Minister and Commander-in-Chief General Sikorski, whose leadership, energy, and unfaltering confidence is a source of great encouragement to all who meet him." This first edition, only printing of Churchill's 3 May 1941 speech is one of a series of Churchill's speeches printed by the British Library of Information in New York. The British Library of Information published twenty-nine editions of statements, speeches, and broadcast addresses by Churchill, beginning with his first speech as Prime Minister of May 13, 1940 and ending with the broadcast address of November 29, 1942. These editions were often issued within two or three days of delivery and "reveal the political determination of the British government to bring the inspiration and steadfastness of the Prime Minister and the British nation to an American nation not yet engaged in the war. Indeed, twenty-two of the BLOI speech pamphlets were published before Pearl Harbor." (Cohen, Volume I, p.513, A120) This is a single leaflet, printed on both sides and measuring 9.125 x 6 inches. Most speeches in the series bear a front cover design featuring three vertical rules along the right side and a coat of arms at the top. This edition bears only the Royal arms at the top right, plausibly owing to space needed to fit the entirety of the speech on the double-sided leaflet. Bibliographic reference: Cohen A146, Woods A71.

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        What Are Years

      Macmillan Company, New York 1941 - First edition. Bottom of the spine a trifle bumped, else fine in a lightly rubbed, very good or better dustwrapper with light edgewear. A better than usual copy of a scarce and fragile wartime book. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Be Angry at the Sun

      Random Hosue, New York 1941 - Hardcover, small quarto in original special binding of cream colored cloth spine over green, yellow and red marbleized paper, housed in matching marbleized paper coverd slipcase. Printed on Strathmore Olde Laid paper at the Walpole Printing Office, Mount Vernon, New York, by Peter Beilenson. First edition, first printing. One of 100 copies, this being no. 68 signed by Robinson Jeffers on limitation page. Book shows a trace of user wear with a touch of toning to head and heel of back-strip. Interior is untrimmed and fine but for some old tape residue on front and rear pastedowns from prior protective cover. Slipcase shows rubbing to extremities but otherwise is intact. A rare copy of one of the shortest limited edition runs of any of Jeffers books. Very good+ in a near very good slipcase. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Great Expectations Rare Books]
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        Nostalgie de Paris

      First edition, one of 14 numbered copies on "pur-fil" paper Marais, ours specially printed for Charles Perrenoud, head draw after 2 and 8 Rives old Japan.Signed autograph of the author under the justification of the draw: "With friends in Paris and my best memory" acquired two drawings with pencils red and blue colors. The first consisting of a profile portrait with the smoking cigarette, the second being a little heart pierced by an arrow with the abbreviation P (our) .L (a) .V (ie).Small bites on the back, the boards, the guards and the margins of some leaves. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! Editions du milieu du monde Genève 1941 12x19cm broché

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        The Living and The Dead.

      London: George Routledge & Sons Ltd.,, 1941. Octavo. Finely bound by the Chelsea Bindery in dark green morocco, titles and decoration to spine gilt, raised bands, single rule to boards gilt, burgundy endpapers, gilt edges. The occasional minor blemish otherwise an excellent copy in a fine binding. First UK edition. The author's second novel and one of the great rarities of 20th century Australian literature.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Winged Words An early wartime speech pamphlet previously unknown to Churchill's bibliographers or the collecting community

      Liverpool: John Peck & Company Limited, 1941. First edition. Pamphlet. This is a wartime pamphlet featuring excerpts from Prime Minister Winston Churchill's speeches, spanning the first ten months of his premiership, from May 1940 to February 1941. This is the only copy we have encountered and of which we are aware. We have confirmed with Churchill's bibliographer, Ronald I Cohen, that this pamphlet is, indeed, a new discovery, previously unknown. The pamphlet measures 5.25 inches (18.5 cm) x 4.75 inches (12.25 cm) and is eight pages in length, wire-stitched and printed in black and red on cream card stock. The front cover features a photographic portrait of Churchill framed by a double red rule above the title “Winged Words” printed above a red double horizontal rule. Seven pages within feature eleven excerpts from Churchill's speeches of May, June, July, August, September, October, and November 1940, as well as three excerpts from Churchill's speeches of February 1941. Each excerpt is dated by month and titled as follows: Blood, Toil, Tears and Sweat May 1940; This was Their Finest Hour June 1940; We shall Fight on the Beaches June 1940; Alone in the Breach July 1940; The War of the Unknown Warriors July 1940; The Task Before Us August 1940; A Message of Good Cheer September 1940; Every Man to His Post September 1940; The Salvation of Europe October 1940; Empire and Liberty October 1940; We Will Never Cease to Strike November 1940; Pride of Empire February 1941; American Opinion February 1941; A Message to Roosevelt February 1941. The rear cover is printed “Presented with the Compliments of John Peck & Company Limited” (a Liverpool clothing manufacturer) above an illustrated advertisement for “Pexwear” overalls, billed as “The uniform of Britain's war workers”. At the foot of the page is a five-line advertisement for Into Battle, the first volume of Churchill's war speeches published by Cassell and Company on 6 February 1941. Condition is very good plus. The cardstock wraps remain complete with no loss, tears, or spotting. Both binding staples are firmly intact, though rusted with some adjacent staining of the pamphlet. Soiling is light. The contents are clean with no previous ownership marks. During his long public life, Winston Churchill played many roles worthy of note - Member of Parliament for more than half a century, soldier and war correspondent, author of scores of books, ardent social reformer, combative cold warrior, Nobel Prize winner, painter. But Churchill's preeminence as a historical figure owes most to his indispensable leadership during the Second World War, when his soaring and defiant oratory sustained his countrymen and inspired the free world. Of Churchill, Edward R. Murrow said: "He mobilized the English language and sent it into battle." When Churchill was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1953, it was partly “…for brilliant oratory in defending exalted human values.” Between 1941 and 1946, Churchill's war speeches were published in seven individual volumes. Publication of this wartime pamphlet precedes all but the first of these war speeches volumes. Bibliographic reference: unknown to either Cohen or Woods.

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        Delightful unpublished photo by Marcus Adams (b. 1926, Queen of Great Britain) & her sister Princess MARGARET (Rose, 1930-2002, Countess of Snowdon)

      1941 - showing the two young princesses with one of their corgis, Elizabeth is sitting on a table and the dog is sitting in front of her, a smiling Margaret is leaning over to stroke the dog, the girls are wearing matching check blouses and skirts, 6½" x 4½", Buckingham Palace, annotated at the head with their ages, From the studio of Marcus Adams.

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        The War Speeches, British first editions - Into Battle, The Unrelenting Struggle, The End of the Beginning, Onwards to Victory, The Dawn of Liberation, Victory, and Secret Session Speeches

      London: Cassell and Company Ltd., 1941. First edition. Hardcover. Here is a superior set of British first edition, first printings of Winston Churchill's seven war speeches volumes. This set features near fine volumes in very good plus or better dust jackets. First printing sets have become quite difficult to assemble thus. Few books are as emblematic of Churchill's literary and leadership gifts as his war speeches volumes. During his long public life, Winston Churchill played many roles worthy of note - Member of Parliament for more than half a century, soldier and war correspondent, author of scores of books, ardent social reformer, combative cold warrior, Nobel Prize winner, painter. But Churchill's preeminence as a historical figure owes most to his indispensable leadership during the Second World War, when his soaring and defiant oratory sustained his countrymen and inspired the free world. Of Churchill, Edward R. Murrow said: "He mobilized the English language and sent it into battle." When Churchill was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1953, it was partly “…for brilliant oratory in defending exalted human values.” Between 1941 and 1946, Churchill's war speeches were published in seven individual volumes. The British first editions are visually striking, but were printed on cheap wartime paper, bound in coarse cloth, and wrapped in bright, fragile dust jackets. They proved highly susceptible to spotting, soiling, and fading, so the passage of time has been hard on most surviving first editions. This set is a collector-worthy exception. The blue cloth bindings remain square and tight with bright spine gilt and only trivial shelf wear. The contents are unusually bright throughout the set. The spotting endemic to these first editions is almost entirely confined to the page edges of the first, second and final volumes. The sole previous ownership marks we find in the set are on the front free endpaper of The Unrelenting Struggle – a wartime gift inscription dated “6th Oct 1942” above a small, illustrated bookplate. The Unrelenting Struggle is first state, denoted by irregular pagination at page 281. Victory is also first state, denoted by incorrect pagination at page 177. The first printing dust jackets all retain unusually bright spines including Into Battle, which has been spared the customary spine toning. Secret Session Speeches is the best copy we have seen in several years, with beautifully fine book beneath a complete and unusually bright dust jacket. All seven dust jackets retain the original front flap prices and are complete apart from fractional chipping to a few extremities. Modest soiling, light wear to some hinges and extremities, and a tiny ink mark to the Victory front face do not detract from the compelling shelf presentation and overall caliber of the set. All seven dust jackets are newly fitted with removable, archival quality clear covers. Bibliographic reference: Cohen A142.1.b, A172.1.b, A183.1.a, A194.1.a, A214.1.a, A223.1.a, A227.2.a; Woods/ICS A66(a.1), A89(a.1), A94(a.1), A101(a.1), A107(a.1), A112(ab), A114(b); Langworth pages 204, 213, 218, 223, 228, 234, 250.

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        Comune di Benevento Il Podestà ordina

      Tip. Del Sannio - Benevento, 1941. ITALIANO 0,03 Manifesto degli anni '40 in stato discreto, ben piegato, bordo poco sfregato, macchie, firma del podestà e dell'Ufficiale Sanitario, segno e cifra scritti con matita colorata, altre scritte e correzioni a matita, macchie, tracce di fioritura. USATO

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        S. P. Q. B. Elenco degli amministratori del Comunne di Benevento dalla Costituzione del Regno d'Italia

      Comune di Benevento. ITALIANO 0,03 Manifesto degli anni '40 in ottimo stato, ben piegato, bordo poco sfregato, pieghetta, timbro "Si ricevono copie n. 10 del presente stampato (su cartoncino) Benevento, lì 24-6-1941" con parti compilate a penna, firma del responsabile comunale per le affissioni, segno con matita colorata, tracce di sporco. USATO

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        Documentary Display Book Of Photography Classes By Ansel Adams And Others In The Photography Program At The Art Center School, 1941, With Ansel Adams, Etc.

      Los Angeles: Art Center School, 1941. 1st Edition . Hardcover. Fine. Photographs. 35 Pages In Red Plastic Binder, 13" X 10 1/4" With White Plastic Comb Spine. The Book Consists Of 32 Pages Of Photographic Paper, Each With A 10 1/4" X 8 3/8" High Quality Photographic Image At Top On Each Side, Documenting All Kinds Of Class Settings In The Studios And In Outside Locations, And 3 Pages Of The Same Paper Each With Four 4 3/4" Square Photographs Attached To The Pages On Each Side, Portraits Of The Teachers, For A Total Of 88 Photographs. There Is No Text Or Writing Of Any Kind Anywhere In The Book, But It Is Very Similar To A Set Of Pages In The Art Center School Of Design Archives In Pasadena, Punched For A Spiral Binding But Unbound, Having Four More Pages Than This Set, But Lacking Some Of The Photographs Present Here. Ansel Adams Is Shown Instructing Many Of The Classes, As Are Fred Archer, Clarence Bull, James H. Doolittle, Edward Kaminski, Paul Dorsey, C. K. Eaton, Otto Hulmer, A B Shore, Herman Wall And Others. The Photographs Are Very High Quality, Showing Excellent Composition And Detail. This Particular Collection Of Photographs May Be Unique, And In Any Case A Quite Rare And Desirable For Collectors Of Photography And, In Particular, The Ansel Adams Collector. Adams Developed His Zone System Technique Of Photography In 1941 While Teaching At The Art Center.

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        The Forgotten Village, With 136 Photographs From The Film Of The Same Name [First Printing On Off-Register Dust Jacket]

      New York: The Viking Press, 1941. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. Very Good/Good. Photographs By Herbert Kline Etc.. 143 Pp. Oatmeal Burlap Stamped In Green. First Issue Book With "First Published In May 1941" On Copyright Page, No Later Printing Indicated. First Issue Dj Printed In Black, Yellow And Green, No "Book League" Statement, Nine Priced Titles On Rear Flap, Colors On All Panels Except Spine Are Printed Off Register And Green Colored Lettering On Flaps And Rear Panel Is Faintly Double-Struck. Apparently A Very Scarce Issue Of The Dust Jacket. Book Is Very Good, No Wear Or Marks But Water Stain At Upper Left Corner Of Rear Cover And Fainter Dampstain At Bottom Of Rear Cover And Showing On Rear Pastedown. Dj Price Clipped At Top Of Front Flap, With Similar Dampstaining To Rear Panel, And Small Losses In The Stain At Upper Left Corner Of Rear Panel.

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        Documentary Display Book Of Photography Classes By Ansel Adams And Others In The Photography Program At The Art Center School, 1941, With Ansel Adams, Etc.

      Los Angeles: Art Center School, 1941. 1st Edition . Hardcover. Fine. Photographs. 35 Pages In Red Plastic Binder, 13" X 10 1/4" With White Plastic Comb Spine. The Book Consists Of 32 Pages Of Photographic Paper, Each With A 10 1/4" X 8 3/8" High Quality Photographic Image At Top On Each Side, Documenting All Kinds Of Class Settings In The Studios And In Outside Locations, And 3 Pages Of The Same Paper Each With Four 4 3/4" Square Photographs Attached To The Pages On Each Side, Portraits Of The Teachers, For A Total Of 88 Photographs. There Is No Text Or Writing Of Any Kind Anywhere In The Book, But It Is Very Similar To A Set Of Pages In The Art Center School Of Design Archives In Pasadena, Punched For A Spiral Binding But Unbound, Having Four More Pages Than This Set, But Lacking Some Of The Photographs Present Here. Ansel Adams Is Shown Instructing Many Of The Classes, As Are Fred Archer, Clarence Bull, James H. Doolittle, Edward Kaminski, Paul Dorsey, C. K. Eaton, Otto Hulmer, A B Shore, Herman Wall And Others. The Photographs Are Very High Quality, Showing Excellent Composition And Detail. This Particular Collection Of Photographs May Be Unique, And In Any Case A Quite Rare And Desirable For Collectors Of Photography And, In Particular, The Ansel Adams Collector. Adams Developed His Zone System Technique Of Photography In 1941 While Teaching At The Art Center.

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        Broadcast Addresses To The People Of Great Britain, Italy, Poland, Russia And The United States, By The Prime Minister Of The British Empire, Winston Churchill Mcmxl- Mcmxli

      San Francisco: Ransohoffs / Grabhorn Press, 1941. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine. One Of 250 Copies Printed By The Grabhorns For Ransohoffs, San Francisco. White Linen Spine With Gilt Leather Spine Label, And Blue Cloth Boards. Finely Printed By The Grabhorns On Fine Paper With Deckled Edges. 16" X 10 3/4". A Fine Copy, No Wear Or Foxing Or Stains, Spine Label Complete And With Brilliant Gilt. Traces Of Rubbing Right Along Top And Bottom Edges Of Boards. Clear Dj Is 3/16" Taller Than Book, No Wear Or Tears Or Chips.

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        Het vlas. Uit het Deensch vertaald door Marie Nijland-van der Meer de Walcheren. Geteekend en gekleurd door B. v.d. Leck. (WITH EX LIBRIS BY VAN DER LECK)

      - Amsterdam, De Spieghel, (1941). Ingenaaid met flappen. 10 (= 24) p. Gedrukt op de persen van De IJsel te Deventer in een oplage van 550 genummerde exemplaren. 1e druk. Omslag iets verbruind en enkele onvermijdelijke schaafplekjes aan de randen.l Hoogtepunt in de twintigste-eeuwse boekvormgeving. Deze uitgave is, van illustratie tot uitroepteken, met de hand getekend door Bart van der Leck, in zijn typisch-hoekige, geometrische stijl (de stijl van De Stijl). Tekst en afbeelding worden afgewisseld door lijnen en vlakken in de primaire kleuren blauw, geel en rood. K-nummer 744 op achterzijde omslag.Met op de binnenzijde van het voorplat een exlibris van B.H. Nijland, volgens haar nazaten ontworpen door Bart van der Leck!Bernardina Helena ('Diek') Nijland was de dochter van de vertaalster van het Vlas, Marie Nijland-Van der Meer de Walcheren. Diek Nijland was getrouwd met de architect Piet Elling, die decennialang bevriend was met Bart van der Leck. Van dit eenvoudige exlibris, gedrukt in rood en zwart, zijn geen andere exemplaren bekend. Niet in Collectie Meermanno.

      [Bookseller: Fokas Holthuis]
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        Mensagem / por Fernando Pessoa

      Lisboa: Agência Geral das Colónias, 1941.- 103, (2)p.; 20cm.-BSegunda edição, \" em que foram corrigidos e datados alguns poemas conforme um exemplar da primeira edição revisto pelo autor\", e publicada póstumamente. Segundo a opinião geral é de superior apresentação gráfica e tão rara como a primeira, sendo por isso também muito apreciada e procurada.Assinatura coeva no verso do rosto. Levíssimos picos nas capas. Estimada.

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        IFIGENIA IN TAURIDE

      MONDADORI, VERONA 1941 - COLLANA DI TESTI LATINI E GRECI INTERLINGUE Collana diretta da Augusto Rostagni, introduzione e note a cura di Carlo Del Grande, all'antiporta foto in nero della statua di Euripide posta al Museo del Vaticano, pagine brunite da fattore tempo e con lieve fioritura, tavole in nero fuori testo, brossura editoriale ingiallita, con fioritura ed usura ai bordi

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        COMEDIES, HISTORIES & TRAGEDIES OF WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE

      New York: The Limited Editions Club, 1939-1941. 4to. cloth-backed decorated boards, top edges gilt. variously paginated. 37 volumes. Limited to 1950 copies (LEC 118) (LEC 122). (37 volumes). With SHAKESPEARE, A REVIEW AND A PREVIEW. With A SHAKESPEARE COMMENTARY. With TEN YEARS AND WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE (leather version). Overall design of this classic in book design and illustration was in the hands of Bruce Rogers. Each of the 37 volumes of plays is illustrated by a different artist. The impressive list includes Eric Gill, Arthur Rackham, Gordon Ross, Edy Legrand, John Austen, Robert Gibbings, Fritz Kredel, Barnett Freedman, Edward Bawden, Gordon Craig, Frank Brangwyn, Valenti Angelo, Edward Wilson and Agnes Miller Parker. The text for this edition was edited by Herbert Farjeon who went back to the original appearances of the First Folio and Quarto Editions for punctuation and capitalization yet did correct obvious errors. With Monthly Letter / prospectus in the 37 volumes. Each of the 37 volumes of the plays is covered with the original glassine wrappers and in fine condition. Leather binding on Ten Years... is worn and lacking the spine.

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        Catalogo de los Exvotos de Bronce, Ibericos (Museo Arqueologico Nacional) (Two volumes)

      Madrid: (Hauser y Menet), 1941. First Edition. Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good. The first systematic catalog of exotic bronze offerings exhumed from the Iberian Peninsula, which introduced nomenclature still in use today. Volume I: 188 pages of text with descriptions of the bronze items depicted on the 169 loose sheets housed in Volume II. Sheets feature black-and-white photographic reproductions of 2,626 items, printed recto only. First edition (first printing). Quarter-bound in leather preserving the original front wrapper in typical Spanish binding with Volume II in matching slipcase. Light brown cloth with gilt-stamped leather. A very good set. Tide mark to bottom 3-inches of both spines. Slipcase edges worn. Sheets fine. Former owner's name inside cover of Volume II.

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