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Published 24 Dec. 2014
Title

Bound collection of pamphlets issued for the Belfast Shakespeare Society's Festival in 1905.

Authors

Belfast Shakespeare Society.

Description
A collection of pamphlets bound in contemporary half calf, with blank leaves onto which were pasted newspaper cuttings covering the Festival.
Publication place:

Publisher

Date of publication:

1905

First edition:

no

Format:

Date of theft:

22/11/2014

Date of theft report:

2014-12-24

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Published 13 Dec. 2014
Title

From Michael de Freitas to Michael X

Authors

MALIK, Michael Abdul

Description
Light bumps to top corners of boards, faint partial tanning to front free endpaper. An excellent copy in a jacket with mild sunning to spine panel and one tiny closed tear.
Publication place:

Publisher

Andre Deutsch

Date of publication:

1968

First edition:

yes

Format:

Date of theft:

13/12/2014

Date of theft report:

2014-12-13

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Published 09 Dec. 2014
Title

History of Miss Somervile

Authors

Gibbes, Phoebe

Description
Two volumes, pale English contemporary calf.
Publication place:

Publisher

Newbery

Date of publication:

1769

First edition:

no

Format:

Date of theft:

09/12/2014

Date of theft report:

2014-12-09

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Published 09 Dec. 2014
Title

La Conduite de Meliton

Authors

Labbe, Philippe

Description
contemporary limp vellum
Publication place:

Publisher

Date of publication:

1641

First edition:

no

Format:

Date of theft:

09/12/2014

Date of theft report:

2014-12-09

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Published 09 Dec. 2014
Title

Lettre a M de S***

Authors

Deschamps de Champloiseau, Etienne

Description
Contemporary mottled calf, gilt. Attractive slim binding. Authorial inscription pasted within front fly-leaf and initial blank.
Publication place:

Publisher

Date of publication:

1777

First edition:

no

Format:

Date of theft:

09/12/2014

Date of theft report:

2014-12-09

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Published 09 Dec. 2014
Title

L'Espion Francois a Londres

Authors

Goudar, Ange

Description
Two volumes, 12mo, uncut in brightly coloured paper wrappers
Publication place:

Publisher

Date of publication:

1780

First edition:

no

Format:

Date of theft:

09/12/2014

Date of theft report:

2014-12-09

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Published 09 Dec. 2014
Title

Verses upon various occasions

Authors

Earle, Jabez

Description
Contemporary sprinkled calf. Slim binding.
Publication place:

Publisher

Date of publication:

1723

First edition:

no

Format:

Date of theft:

09/12/2014

Date of theft report:

2014-12-09

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Published 09 Dec. 2014
Title

Physical Dictionary

Authors

Anon

Description
contemporary plain calf
Publication place:

Publisher

Date of publication:

1657

First edition:

no

Format:

Date of theft:

09/12/2014

Date of theft report:

2014-12-09

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Published 22 Oct. 2014
Title

Pen-mans Paradise both pleasant and profitable. Examples of all usuall hands of this Kingdom. Adorned with variety of figures and flourishes done by command of hand.

Authors

Seddon, John

Description
Seddon, John: - Pen-mans Paradise both pleasant and profitable. Examples of all usuall hands of this Kingdom. Adorned with variety of figures and flourishes done by command of hand. ... Invented and performed by John Seddon. - London, Sold by John Stuart at the Old Three Bibles & Ink Bottles...Square on London Bridge, 1695. - Pictures available upon request.
Publication place:

Publisher

Date of publication:

1695

First edition:

no

Format:

Date of theft:

Date of theft report:

2014-10-22

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Published 16 Oct. 2014
Title

Les Fleurs du mal

Authors

BAUDELAIRE

Description
BAUDELAIRE. Les Fleurs du mal. Paris, Auguste Poulet-Malassis, 1857. Green Morocco backed boards (signed binding by Lortic). Inscribed by Baudelaire to Bracquemond and with Bracquemond's extensive annotations
Publication place:

Publisher

Auguste Poulet-Malassis

Date of publication:

1857

First edition:

no

Format:

Date of theft:

Date of theft report:

2014-10-16

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Published 16 Oct. 2014
Title

Le grant Testament & le petit son codicille

Authors

VILLON

Description
VILLON. Le grant Testament & le petit son codicille. [Mit :] Le Recueil des Repues Franches. Paris, Guillaume Nyverd, n.d. Small 8°. 18th century French red morocco. From the collections of Lavallière (catalogue n° 2814) and Edmée Maus.
Publication place:

Publisher

Guillaume Nyverd

Date of publication:

First edition:

no

Format:

Date of theft:

Date of theft report:

2014-10-16

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Published 13 Sept. 2014
Title

Chart of the Sandwich Islands

Authors

Chart of the Sandwich Islands

Description
Hawaii. Lovely example of the first map of the Hawaiian Islands, from Anderson's edition of Cook's Third Voyage. Tracks Cook's route through the islands with dates of various observations and landfalls and provides an interesting topographical image of the islands. Large inset of Karakakooa Bay, including soundings and anchorages The large inset depicts Kealakekua Bay where Cook met his untimely death on February 14, 1779. Copper engraving by T . Conder, uncoloured as issued. Overall sheet size: 37.4cms x 23.3cms ; image size: 336mm x 215mm including imprint.
Publication place:

Publisher

Alex.r Hogg at the King's Arms, no 16, Paternoster Row

Date of publication:

circa 1785

First edition:

no

Format:

Date of theft:

09/09/2014

Date of theft report:

2014-09-13

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Published 13 Sept. 2014
Title

Sketches of a Tour to the Western Country, Through the States of Ohio and Kentucky; A Voyage Down the Ohio and Mississippi Rivers, and A Trip Through the Mississippi Territory, and Part of West Florida

Authors

CUMING, Fortesque (1762-1828)

Description
504pp. (Pale dampstain at the gutter of the first signature). Original muslin-backed blue paper covered boards. Housed in a red morocco backed slipcase. Fine unsophisticated copy in original boards.
Publication place:

Publisher

Cramer, Spear & Eichbaum

Date of publication:

1810

First edition:

no

Format:

Date of theft:

SEPTEMBER 2014

Date of theft report:

2014-09-13

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Published 09 Sept. 2014
Title

Le cuisinier Impérial ou l'Art de faire la cuisine et la pâtisserie pour toutes les fortunes: Avec la manière de servir une Table depuis vingt jusqu'à soixante Couverts

Authors

Alexandre Viard

Description
Troisième édition, revue et corrigée par l'Auteur, augmentée d'un grand nombre d'articcles concernant l'office et suivie d'une Table plus étendue et mieux ordonné que la première.''Un des livres de recettes les plus fameux du XIXe siècle... Viard "homme de bouche fut une des rénovateurs de la cuisine.Il précède de peu le grand Carême" (Oberlé). Belle exemplaire presque sans rousseurs. Bel exemplaire pr ovenant de la bibliothèque du docteur en médecine Jeanty à Virton (Ex-libris). Cfr. Vicaire 861 ; G. Oberlé, Fastes..., 168 ; Bitting 478 ------- Third edition reviewed and corrected by the Author, increased by a large number of articles concerning the pantry and followed by a wider Table better ordered than the first. "One of the most famous receipts book of the 19th century... Viard "homme de bouche" was one of the renovers of the Art of cooking " (Oberlé). From the library of Jeanty, "doctor of medicine" in Virton (Belgium). Nice copy with very few foxings. Cfr. Vicaire 861 ; G. Oberlé, Fastes..., 168 ; Bitting 478
Publication place:

Publisher

Chez Barba

Date of publication:

1808

First edition:

no

Format:

Date of theft:

7 septembre 2014

Date of theft report:

2014-09-09

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Published 18 Aug. 2014
Title

An Alphabeticon : encyclopedia for the use of the lettered and unlettered Edition C- 16 volume set of the Analphabeticon;

Authors

George Brecht and Rudolf Rieser

Description
An Alphabeticon : encyclopedia for the use of the lettered and unlettered Edition C- 16 volume set of the Analphabeticon; Assembled by George Brecht and Rudolf Rieser in a random order using images sent in by artists like John Cage, Diter Rot, Jasper Johns, Wolf Vostell, Emmet Williams, and various fluxus artists.; Title from paper band on book cover. With color silkscreens on Japanese paper with Vellum covers. edition of 28 copies only.
Publication place:

Publisher

Date of publication:

First edition:

no

Format:

Date of theft:

Date of theft report:

2014-08-18

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Published 29 July 2014
Title

Criminal Trials in Scotland from AD MCCCLXXXVIII to AD MDCXXIV...With Historical Notes and Illustrations

Authors

Pitcairn, Robert

Description
<p align="JUSTIFY">xi; [i]; [v]-xii; [iii]-iv; [iii]-iv; ii; ii; ii; ii; iv; [ii]; [iii]-iv; [1]-440 / [ii]; 441-513; [1](blank); 400 / [iv]; 604 / [iv]; 746pp.
Publication place:

Publisher

William Tait

Date of publication:

1833

First edition:

no

Format:

Date of theft:

Between 25th and 29th July 2014

Date of theft report:

2014-07-29

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Published 29 July 2014
Title

Criminal Trials in Scotland from AD MCCCLXXXVIII to AD MDCXXIV...With Historical Notes and Illustrations

Authors

Pitcairn, Robert

Description
<p align="JUSTIFY">3 Volumes. 4to. 275 x 210mm. xi; [i]; [v]-xii; [iii]-iv; ii; 513; [1](blank); [ii]; iv; 400 / [iv]; ii; ii; ii; 604 / iv; [iii]-iv; 746pp. 3 lithographed plates + 3 plates engraved by W.H. Lizars. A very good copy bound in later (ca. late nineteenth century) half brown morocco; the spines with five raised bands, titled and numbered, gilt, across second and third compartments, dated, gilt, at foot; rubbed in plac es; foot of Vol.1 worn with chipping; corners and edges rubbed; brown cloth sides; all edges speckled, printed in pink and blue; later marbled endpapers printed in matching colours, with earlier engraved armorial book-plate affixed to front paste-down; occasional marginal notes in pencil (esp. p.443 Vol.3); some foxing, spotting and light tanning throughout. <p align="JUSTIFY">
Publication place:

Publisher

William Tait

Date of publication:

1833

First edition:

no

Format:

Date of theft:

10-24 July

Date of theft report:

2014-07-29

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Published 27 June 2014
Title

Försök, att, genom Anvöndandet af den Electrokemiska Theorien och de Kemiska Proportioerna, grundlägga ett rent vettenskapligt System för Mineralogien.

Authors

BERZELIUS, Jöns Jakob

Description
pp [iv], 103 (i.e. 102), uncut and unopened in the original plain blue wrappers.
Publication place:

Publisher

A. Gadelius

Date of publication:

1814

First edition:

no

Format:

Date of theft:

April 2014

Date of theft report:

2014-06-27

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Published 10 June 2014
Title

Madame Bovary. Mœurs de province.

Authors

FLAUBERT (Gustave)

Description
2 vol. in-12 (173 x 110 mm), maroquin grenat, dos lisses ornés d'un grand décor romantique, filet gras d'encadrement à froid et quintuple filet d'encadrement doré sur les plats, décor doré romantique au centre, coupes dorées, roulette intérieure, tranches dorées (reliure de l'époque non signée, dans le goût et attribuable à Ottman-Duplanil).
Publication place:

Publisher

Michel Lévy frères

Date of publication:

1857

First edition:

no

Format:

Date of theft:

2014

Date of theft report:

2014-06-10

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Published 09 June 2014
Title

Signed postcard photograph with inscription, in French

Authors

RODIN, Auguste.

Description
Signed postcard photograph with inscription, in French, n.p., n.d. He writes, "To Madame [la danseuse?] ...." and signs, "Aug. Rodin." He poses seated, in profile, next to one of his sculptures.
Publication place:

Publisher

Date of publication:

First edition:

no

Format:

Date of theft:

Date of theft report:

2014-06-09

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