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Published 23 Nov. 2012
Title

'Ignavia' (a print of a cartoon of Lord North)

Authors

J Boyne

Description
A print of a cartoon of Lord North, size approximately A5, missing from Trinity College Oxford. The title is 'Ignavia', and it has the artist's initials J B - apparently this was J. Boyne.
Publication place:

Publisher

E Hedges

Date of publication:

1 February 1784

First edition:

no

Format:

Date of theft:

Not known

Date of theft report:

2012-11-23

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Published 20 Nov. 2012
Title

King James Bible

Authors

not applicable

Description
A heavy leather-bound Bible which has sustained damage over the years and appears to have had extensive and well executed repair work, with excellent facsimile writing to replace lost text.
Publication place:

Publisher

Robert Barker

Date of publication:

1634

First edition:

no

Format:

Date of theft:

01/11/2012

Date of theft report:

2012-11-20

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Published 08 Nov. 2012
Title

De Sectione Rationis

Authors

Apollonius Pergaeus, Edmund Halley

Description
title + viii + LIII + 168 pp. 8vo, library stamps of the Inner Temple Library, bookplate on recto of title of Herbert Jacob of St. Stevens in Kent, contemporary style panelled calf.
Publication place:

Publisher

Date of publication:

1706

First edition:

no

Format:

Date of theft:

September 2012

Date of theft report:

2012-11-08

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Published 10 Oct. 2012
Title

Three rare vintage Emory Douglas posters

Authors

Emory Douglas

Description
1. WARNING TO AMERICA "We are from 25 to 30 million strong, and we are armed. And we are conscious of our situation. And we are determined to change it. And we are unafraid." 1970 Poster, lithograph 22 5/8 x 15 ins (57.4 x 38 cm) Lower left: Revolutionary Art By Emory / Minister Of Culture Black Panther Party U.S.A. Lower right: Ministry of Information / P.O. Box 2967, Custom House /San Francisco, CA 94126 2. Under the circum stances, the gains of revolution can be safeguarded against U.S. fascist aggression and the security of the people defended only when we reinforce our own defence power and are ready for action at all times c. 1970 Poster, lithograph 15 x 22 5/8 ins (38.2 x 57.4 cm) Lower left: Revolutionary Art By Emory / Minister Of Culture Black Panther Party U.S.A. Lower right: Ministry of Information / P.O. Box 2967, Custom House /San Francisco, CA 94126 3. THE LUMPEN The heirs of Malcolm X have picked up the gun and now stand millions strong facing the racist pig oppression c. 1970 Poster, lithograph 22 5/8 x 14 7/8 ins (57.4 x 37.9 cm) Lower left: Revolutionary Art By Emory / Minister Of Culture Black Panther Party U.S.A. Lower right: Ministry of Information / P.O. Box 2967, Custom House /San Francisco, CA 94126
Publication place:

Publisher

"Ministry of Information"

Date of publication:

1970

First edition:

no

Format:

Date of theft:

Between 5th and 8th September 2012

Date of theft report:

2012-10-10

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Published 09 Oct. 2012
Title

Origin of Species

Authors

Darwin (Charles)

Description
Sixth edition, original cloth, good condition
Publication place:

Publisher

John Murray

Date of publication:

First edition:

no

Format:

Date of theft:

08/10/2012

Date of theft report:

2012-10-09

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Published 08 Oct. 2012
Title

The Lyminge Map

Authors

Thomas Hill

Description
"A mapp and description of a farme with 12 parcells of land thereunto belonging in the parish of Liminge in the county of Kent belonging to Capt. Timothy BEDINGFEILD gent and by his order measured and herein described being now in the tenure or occupation of Tho: HOGBEN. Each peece is distinguished by colours with all the wast thereunto belonging is found to conteine the same therein mentioned in acres, roods and perches and all being added together (including 70 perches for wast of high wayes) the summ is 33 acres 1 rood 1 perches. Also shewing the persons names whose lands bound therunto measured and mapt by Tho: HILL sworne survey 1685."
Publication place:

Publisher

Date of publication:

1685

First edition:

no

Format:

Date of theft:

Not known - at some time during the last 22 years

Date of theft report:

2012-10-08

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Published 02 Oct. 2012
Title

Der Americanischen Neuen Welt Beschreibung (engraved title)

Authors

Winckelmann, Johann Just

Description
With copper engraved title, 1 (of 2) full-page portraits (of Hans Staden) in woodcut and 32 woodcuts in the text after Hans Staden. 8 unn. leaves, 228 pp., 6 unn. leaves of index. Modern gilt violet/red leather binding.
Publication place:

Publisher

Heinrich Conrad Zimmer

Date of publication:

1664

First edition:

no

Format:

Date of theft:

29 Sept. 2012

Date of theft report:

2012-10-02

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Published 14 Sept. 2012
Title

Armonia astro-medico-anotomica

Authors

MINNITI

Description
Contemporary board. Frontispice engraved with 5 movable parts. cartonnage époque. Frontispice gravé avec 5 parties mobiles.
Publication place:

Publisher

Date of publication:

1690

First edition:

yes

Format:

Date of theft:

14/09/2012

Date of theft report:

2012-09-14

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Published 14 Sept. 2012
Title

Herball

Authors

John Gerarde

Description
Leather bound (restored?), illustrated, in good condition. On inside of front cover there may be a sticker with a family coat of arms and the name "Geilston". There maybe also a name "Geils" (being the owner's maternal grandmother´s family name) in pencil. The frontispiece had been lost and replaced by a facsimile.
Publication place:

Publisher

Norton & Whittacker

Date of publication:

1633

First edition:

no

Format:

Date of theft:

Around the end of June 2012

Date of theft report:

2012-09-14

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Published 13 Sept. 2012
Title

Paradise Lost

Authors

John Milton

Description
Leather bound, illustrated, in good condition. On inside of front cover there is a sticker with a family coat of arms and the name "Geilston". There maybe also a name "Geils" (being the owner's maternal grandmother´s family name) in pencil.
Publication place:

Publisher

Richard Bentley

Date of publication:

1691

First edition:

no

Format:

Date of theft:

Around the end of June 2012

Date of theft report:

2012-09-13

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Published 16 July 2012
Title

D. Erasmi Roterodami, De copia verborum ac rerum commentarij duo … (Haganeae: Ex officina Seceriana, 1532).

Authors

Desiderius Erasmus, Adriano Castellesi

Description
Bound together with: Adriano Castellesi. Hadrianus TT. S. Chrysogoni, S.R.E. Presby. Card. Batouien. De sermone Latino, & modis Latine loquendi … (Basileae: in aedibus Thomae Vollffij, 1533). Two printed works in Latin, together in one volume. These are bound in blind-stamped pigskin over wooden boards, with raised bands and two clasps.
Publication place:

Publisher

Date of publication:

1532

First edition:

no

Format:

Date of theft:

June 7, 2012

Date of theft report:

2012-07-16

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Published 16 July 2012
Title

Señorio de Galisteo y sus 9 Aldeas. Sus pertenencias

Authors

Manuscript

Description
Written on 30 unnumbered parchment leaves (i.e. 60 pages), of which the final two are blank (that is, [28 + 2] ff.). The size is 29.2 x 22.2 cm. (ca. 11 ½" by 9"), and about 1 cm (½ ") thick. It is bound in a light brown, soft parchment cover.
Publication place:

Publisher

Date of publication:

First edition:

no

Format:

Date of theft:

June 7, 2012

Date of theft report:

2012-07-16

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Published 16 July 2012
Title

2 Aquatints from J. Atkinson's "An Account of the State of Agriculture and Grazing in New South Wales"

Authors

Atkinson, J.

Description
2 Aquatints from J. Atkinson's "An Account of the State of Agriculture and Grazing in New South Wales" 1: An Exploring Party in New South Wales. 2: Party preparing to bivouac
Publication place:

Publisher

Date of publication:

1826

First edition:

no

Format:

Date of theft:

14th July 2012

Date of theft report:

2012-07-16

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Published 16 July 2012
Title

Index codicum, authorum, et tractatuum in codicibus contentorum bibliothecae Alcobacensis. (Alcobaça, ca. 1775?)

Authors

Manuscript

Description
This 18th century Latin manuscript contains brief descriptions for the manuscripts owned by the abbey of Alcobaça in Portugal. It is written on 98 paper leaves (i.e., 196 pages), of which the final six (ff. 93-98) are blank]. It's size is 33.2 cm. x 21.5 cm. x 2.5 cm (or 13.5" x ca. 8.5" x 1").
Publication place:

Publisher

Date of publication:

1775?

First edition:

no

Format:

Date of theft:

June 7, 2012

Date of theft report:

2012-07-16

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Published 12 July 2012
Title

Old Houses in Edinburgh

Authors

Bruce J Home

Description
Early drawings of the now destroyed buildings of the old town
Publication place:

Publisher

W J Hay

Date of publication:

No date

First edition:

no

Format:

Date of theft:

between 18 November 2011 and 25 May 2012.

Date of theft report:

2012-07-12

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Published 12 July 2012
Title

Old Edinburgh

Authors

James Drummond RSA

Description
Reproduced facsimile from his original drawings of Edinburgh Old Town, now in the National Collection of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland. First edition. No. 18 of 50 copies.
Publication place:

Publisher

G Waterston, Sons & Stewart

Date of publication:

1879

First edition:

no

Format:

Date of theft:

between 18 November 2011 and 25 May 2012.

Date of theft report:

2012-07-12

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Published 27 June 2012
Title

Anicii Manlii Torquati Severini Boethii De consolatione philosophiæ Libri v. (Anicii Manlii Torquati Severini Boethii Vita Iul. Martiano Rota scriptore.)

Authors

Boethius, d. 524

Description
207 pp 32º.. Bears a red oval ownership stamp stating 'GRIII – BR.MUS'
Publication place:

Publisher

Date of publication:

1625

First edition:

no

Format:

Date of theft:

Date of theft report:

2012-06-27

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Published 27 June 2012
Title

Αι του Ανακρεοντος ͅωδαι, και τα της Σαπφους, και τα του Αλκαιου λειψανα

Authors

Anacreon, 582 BC-485 BC

Description
75 p. ; 32º. Printed on silk of four different colours, sewn round the edge; bound in red velvet. Bears a red oval ownership stamp stating 'GRIII – BR.MUS'
Publication place:

Publisher

R. & A. Foulis

Date of publication:

1751

First edition:

no

Format:

Date of theft:

Date of theft report:

2012-06-27

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Published 14 June 2012
Title

Sylva Frutetum

Authors

STEPHANUS, Carolus

Description
[A12915] STEPHANUS, Carolus. Sylva. Frutetum Collis. Paris: [apud] Franciscum Stephanum, 1538. First Ed. Small 8vo. (ii); 2-(57) pages. Woodblock device on title depicting a vine. Eighteenth century red morocco with gilt roll-borders, neatly rebacked and recornered, al edges in gilt, marbled endpapers. With the armorial bookplates of the Duke of Sussex, and Professor Cornelius Paine. A clear and concise treatise on the trees, bushes, plants and herbs found growing in woods, in thickets and on hillsides. There was a sequel mentioned in the text, devoted to fields and meadows including marsh and water meadows, and embracing inter alia mushrooms and fungi. This was published in 1543. An attractive copy of a rare work, the only edition to be published, and one of only a small number of titles printed by Francois Estienne from 1537. He was the son of Henricus Stephanus, founder of the great printing house, and younger brother of Robert. Adams, 1745.
Publication place:

Publisher

Estienne

Date of publication:

1538

First edition:

yes

Format:

Date of theft:

Date of theft report:

2012-06-14

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Published 12 June 2012
Title

Iustini ex Trogo Pompeio historiae cum multis memorabilibus in margine. Addito insuper indice: quo facilius notatu clariora rep[er]iri possint: nuper em[en]datae. (includes: Lucii Flori gestorum Romanorum liber primus[-quartus].)

Authors

Trogus, Pompeius

Description
Format: fol. Imprint: Venetiis : Impressum per Ioannem Tachuinum de Tridino, 1512. Current shelfmark: BCL.S10 Earlier shelfmark: With a label or stamp carrying an earlier shelfmark: Stall J /Shelf 34 /Book 7 Ownership marks: With a crude stamped cross, most likely on the title page, with arms of equal length running horizontally and vertically in relation to the title page
Publication place:

Publisher

Date of publication:

First edition:

no

Format:

Date of theft:

Date of theft report:

2012-06-12

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