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Published 14 Dec.2017
Title

Suffrage Diary, The Cape May Court House and Stone Harbor Equal Suffrage League

Authors

(Baker, Mrs. J. Thompson)

Description

A record of a suffrage organization at the grassroots level from 1913 to1917. At the first leaf is written "The Cape May Court House and Stone Harbor Equal Suffrage League", opposite is pasted in a flyer announcing a meeting "in the interest of woman suffrage...All the women on the island are cordially and urgently invited to attend, whether interested in the subject or not." Very likely Mrs. J. Thompson Baker, as President,

A record of a suffrage organization at the grassroots level from 1913 to1917. At the first leaf is written "The Cape May Court House and Stone Harbor Equal Suffrage League", opposite is pasted in a flyer announcing a meeting "in the interest of woman suffrage...All the women on the island are cordially and urgently invited to attend, whether interested in the subject or not." Very likely Mrs. J. Thompson Baker, as President, kept this record of the League's activities. The notebook tracks newspaper articles on the League and its activities; notes the names of "sympathizers"; includes flyers put out by the League and ads placed in local newspapers; documents meetings and rallies and the members who attended; comments on the success (or lack thereof) of various suffrage events; and accounts for the League's finances

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no

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Date of theft:

0000-00-00

Date of theft report:

18 Aug. 2003

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Published 14 Dec.2017
Title

Chambers's HANDY GUIDE TO LONDON Being a Concise Description of the Chief Places of Interest in the Metropolis..

Authors

[Barton, Clara] Chambers, W.&Y R.

Description

Clara Barton's copy with her pencil signature and inscription "Clara Barton?Washington D.C. U.S.A. 1869"?this copy had been in the Library of Congress and bears the stamp "Surplus - 1 Library of Congress Duplicate"

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Publisher

W. & R. Chambers

Date of publication:

First edition:

no

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Date of theft:

0000-00-00

Date of theft report:

18 Aug. 2003

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Published 14 Dec.2017
Title

Mexican Costume. Twenty-five color plates and text

Authors

Merida, Carlos

Description

8 pages, plus 25 color plates, laid in portfolio, 42 X 34 cm. Round LSU Libraries ownership stamp,size of a quarter.

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Publisher

Pocahontas Press

Date of publication:

First edition:

no

Format:

Date of theft:

2001-03-03

Date of theft report:

31 Jan. 2003

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Published 14 Dec.2017
Title

Frolic and Fashion, 1829; The Grapes of Wrath, The Sylvan Cabin, Twasinta's Seminoles, or Rape of Florida

Authors

Robert Seymour, John Steinbeck, Edward Smyth Jones, Albery A. Whitman

Description

"Four books went missing from my shop in Denver this week -- > > sometime after Tuesday; discovered 2:30 on Saturday, and I > > suspect theft was closer to the latter than the former. Good > > ones. Please keep your eyes out. I'll be happy to reimburse > > your outlay if you have to buy them to get them. And I would > > like the thief caught and prosecuted, but do not put yourself in harm's wa

"Four books went missing from my shop in Denver this week -- > > sometime after Tuesday; discovered 2:30 on Saturday, and I > > suspect theft was closer to the latter than the former. Good > > ones. Please keep your eyes out. I'll be happy to reimburse > > your outlay if you have to buy them to get them. And I would > > like the thief caught and prosecuted, but do not put yourself in harm's way. > > > > The books are: > > > > 1. Robert Seymour: "Frolic and Fashion, 1829." No place or > > publisher. Oblong folio (about 14 x 20 or thereabouts), half > > deep red morocco on red marbled boards with a large gilt-on-red > > morocco label on cover. Binding is circa 1910 or so, I'd guess, > > and in fine condition. 6 pages with multiple caricature images > > on each page, hand colored. Some light foxing on versos of > > plates. This is a spectacular piece of work, very scarce in any > > event, and the binding is probably unique to this copy. > > > > 2. John Steinbeck: "The Grapes of Wrath". First edition with > > first state dustjacket ("First Edition" stated on lower front > > flap). Book is barely very good (first few leaves dog-eared > > among other minor cosmetic problems), and jacket is barely good, > > if that -- soiled, spine darkened, front panel detached and the > > rear nearly so (held intact by brodart of course), chip at top of > > spine with loss of "The G . . . " in the title. Other chipping > > as well, but nearly complete. > > > > 3.Edward Smyth Jones: "The Sylvan Cabin. . . ". 1911 First Ed. > > Sherman French, Boston. Gilt decorated green cloth. Signed by > > the author, dated April 6, 1915. Also very identifiable by a > > crease on the upper left front cover of the green cloth, but not > > apparent on the fixed endpaper. Very good+. > > > > 4. Albery A. Whitman: "Twasinta's Seminoles, or Rape of > > Florida". 1885, revised edition (the first, with a slightly > > different title, was published in 1884). Nixon-Jones, St.Louis. > > Mustard cloth with gilt decorated cover, blind stamped back > > cover. Some tiny black spots on upper left of cover, and here > > and there otherwise (an ink splash?). Laid in is a sheet with > > four other poems by Whitman. > > The latter two are both by early black poets."

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Publisher

various, listed below

Date of publication:

First edition:

no

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Date of theft:

2001-02-07

Date of theft report:

31 Jan. 2003

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Published 14 Dec.2017
Title

Avaition, Space, Presidents, Authors, Star Trek, Business, Contemporary Entertainment, Vintage Entertainment

Authors

Avaition, Space, Presidents, Authors, Star Trek, Business, Contemporary Entertainment, Vintage Entertainment

Description

On Wednesday December 27th, 2000, Autograph dealer Al Wittnebert was robbed of his vast collection from his Mt. Dora, Florida gallery. The material illustrated on Mr. Wittnebert's website at www.sign-here.com is all part of the stolen merchandise. These stolen items are all scanned and coded on the rear of each item with Wittnebert's initials and code numbers. The code numbers correspond to the inventory numbers on the website.

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Publisher

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no

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Date of theft:

2000-12-27

Date of theft report:

31 Jan. 2003

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Published 14 Dec.2017
Title

Ulysses

Authors

Joyce, James

Description

"732 pages. Quarto, reboudn in full black calf on raised bands with gilt spine lettering in the second compartment; original endpapers with additional new endpapers; leaves possibly trimmed. Very Good condition, no dust jacket. On the front free endpaper verso, there are marks of an earlier bookplate. On the colophon verso and first blank leaf recto, a newspaper clipping about ULYSSES is tipped in. Page 50 has the initials "L.B.&qu

"732 pages. Quarto, reboudn in full black calf on raised bands with gilt spine lettering in the second compartment; original endpapers with additional new endpapers; leaves possibly trimmed. Very Good condition, no dust jacket. On the front free endpaper verso, there are marks of an earlier bookplate. On the colophon verso and first blank leaf recto, a newspaper clipping about ULYSSES is tipped in. Page 50 has the initials "L.B." inked on the margin. This is #897/1000."

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Publisher

Shakespeare and Company

Date of publication:

First edition:

no

Format:

Date of theft:

2003-01-27

Date of theft report:

31 Jan. 2003

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Published 14 Dec.2017
Title

The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, Time and the Gods

Authors

Baum, Dunsany

Description

Here is the catalog listing of the two books that were stolen from the galss case in our shop. They were discovered on January 11th: "BAUM, L[yman] Frank. The WonderfulWizard of Oz. With Pictures by W.W. Denslow. Chicago: George M. Hill, 1900. 8vo, 261pp. Pictorial endpapers (fixed sheets only); 24 tipped?in color plates as well as a multitude of two color illustrations throughout the text. Spine ends and corners lightly worn, hinges

Here is the catalog listing of the two books that were stolen from the galss case in our shop. They were discovered on January 11th: "BAUM, L[yman] Frank. The WonderfulWizard of Oz. With Pictures by W.W. Denslow. Chicago: George M. Hill, 1900. 8vo, 261pp. Pictorial endpapers (fixed sheets only); 24 tipped?in color plates as well as a multitude of two color illustrations throughout the text. Spine ends and corners lightly worn, hinges expertly mended, spine sunned, covers very slightly soiled, lower joint and head and tail expertly mended and strengthened, pages a bit yellowed at edges, else an unusually clean, tight copy with the front cover remarkably sharp and bright. Neat ink inscription on front flyleaf to ?Dorothy Deering from Auntie.? In a clamshell case with green morocco spine. First edition, second state (having no box around advts. on p.a); first line of p.14 reads ?low wail of?; fourth line from bottom of p.81 reads ?pieces?; first line of p.[227] reads ?While The Woodman?; and the colophon is set in 13 lines with no box), third binding state (publisher's imprint being stamped at base of spine in red, serifed type with the ?o? in ?Co.? inside the ?C?). The plates opposite p.34 and p.92 have been corrected and the verso of the title page has the copyright notice printed on it. A little girl from Kansas is transported ?over the rainbow? where she makes several remarkable friends, encounters a humbug wizard, a perfectly hateful witch and explores that most colorful of fairylands, the Land of Oz. The book that started it all. Hanff/Greene I.2, binding state C; PPP p.111; Greene/Hearne 21. $9,500 DUNSANY, Lord. Time and the Gods. With Ten Illustrations in Photogravure by S.H. Sime. London & NY: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1922. 8vo, [x] 232pp. Marbled endpapers; 10 photogravure plates with captioned tissue?guards. Spine ends lightly rubbed, lower corners gently bumped, some light foxing, else a clean, tight copy in the original pictorial d.w. (larger than book ? as always, and so creased at edges). Rare. Signed by the author, Lord Dunsany, on the preface, and by the artist, Sidney Sime, on each of the 10 plates. First edition thus, being a deluxe issue, limited to 250 numbered copies signed by Dunsany underneath the preface and by Sime on each and every plate. 20 fantastic tales of the Elder Gods by master storyteller, Lord Dunsany, phenomenally illustrated by Sidney Sime. Sime's illustrations have a power and life all their own. The other two signed, limited editions done by Dunsany and Sime (The King of Elfland's Daughter [1924] and The Chronicles of Rodriguez [1922]) have only a frontispiece signed by Sime, making this the most lavishly illustrated (and certainly the most extensively signed) of the Dunsany/Sime collaborations. $1,850"

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Publisher

George M. Hill, G.P. Putnams Sons

Date of publication:

First edition:

no

Format:

Date of theft:

2003-01-11

Date of theft report:

31 Jan. 2003

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Published 14 Dec.2017
Title

A Taufschein for Lucyana Stamback

Authors

The Fraktur, a Taufschein for Lucyana Stambach, James Smith, Thomas Hartley

Description

"On Thursday, January 16, 2003, an 1846 Fraktur and two documents were stolen from one of the Galleries at the York County Historical Society Museum and Library 250 East Market Street, York, Pennsylvania. The theft has been reported to the York City Police Department and the York County Heritage Trust, which oversees the Historical Society Museum, is working with the Police to recover these items. DESCRIPTIONS: The Fraktur, a Tauf

"On Thursday, January 16, 2003, an 1846 Fraktur and two documents were stolen from one of the Galleries at the York County Historical Society Museum and Library 250 East Market Street, York, Pennsylvania. The theft has been reported to the York City Police Department and the York County Heritage Trust, which oversees the Historical Society Museum, is working with the Police to recover these items. DESCRIPTIONS: The Fraktur, a Taufschein for Lucyana Stambach, attributed to Daniel Peterman is 13 x 16 inches, predominantly yellow, orange and green. This is a manuscript Pennsylvania German birth and baptismal certificate. The other documents that were taken are: A letter, 13 x 16 inches from James Smith to the Continental Congress dated York Town, July 1, 1775 and signed by James Smith, Thomas Hartley and four others; plus and an enlistment form, 8 x 13 inches, used by Minute Men of York County Battalion, 1775. Photos or JPEGs of the missing items are available upon request."

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Publisher

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no

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Date of theft:

2003-01-16

Date of theft report:

31 Jan. 2003

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Published 14 Dec.2017
Title

The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam

Authors

The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam

Description

"The folllowing was stolen from my stand at the Melbourne Bookfair last weekend: The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam: the first and fourth renderings in English by Edward Fitzgerald. Illustrated by Willy Pogany. London, Harrap, 1930. 172 pages, 12 hand-tipped colour plates, decorations and initials by Pogany. 4to, bound in blue-green morocco with gilt and coloured illustration on front board. top edges gilt, others uncut. Spine marginally

"The folllowing was stolen from my stand at the Melbourne Bookfair last weekend: The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam: the first and fourth renderings in English by Edward Fitzgerald. Illustrated by Willy Pogany. London, Harrap, 1930. 172 pages, 12 hand-tipped colour plates, decorations and initials by Pogany. 4to, bound in blue-green morocco with gilt and coloured illustration on front board. top edges gilt, others uncut. Spine marginally darkened, otherwise very good. priced at $2250."

Publication place:

Publisher

Harrap

Date of publication:

First edition:

no

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Date of theft:

2002-11-17

Date of theft report:

31 Jan. 2003

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Published 14 Dec.2017
Title

Observations of Man

Authors

Hartley, D.

Description

Quarto, portrait frontispiece, half calf, split on spine. Posted to Bristol on the 2nd of November from the West Midlands but was never recieved

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Publisher

Date of publication:

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no

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Date of theft:

2002-11-02

Date of theft report:

31 Jan. 2003

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Published 14 Dec.2017
Title

Nordenskiold, Helsinki, Library, Map of North America, Map of America, Map of New England, Map of the World, Map of Europe

Authors

Nordenskiold, Helsinki, Library, Map of North America, Map of America, Map of New England, Map of the World, Map of Europe

Description

"Catalogue on Maps missing from the NORDESKIÖLD-collection. stolen from: Helsinki University Library (Perry/week 8) 1. Map on North-America (Value ca. 15 000,- FIM) Description: Yellow/beige background, beautifully coloured with soft tones. Name: (cartouche): AMERICA SEPTENTRIONALIS Other texts: Amstelodami, Excudit Ionnes Ianssonius Size: 463 x 552 mm. Originates from: Joannes Janssonius, NOVUS ATLAS. Amsterd

"Catalogue on Maps missing from the NORDESKIÖLD-collection. stolen from: Helsinki University Library (Perry/week 8) 1. Map on North-America (Value ca. 15 000,- FIM) Description: Yellow/beige background, beautifully coloured with soft tones. Name: (cartouche): AMERICA SEPTENTRIONALIS Other texts: Amstelodami, Excudit Ionnes Ianssonius Size: 463 x 552 mm. Originates from: Joannes Janssonius, NOVUS ATLAS. Amsterdam 1645. Nordenskiöld catalogue on Maps no 114 Signum: N 1510.III.k78 2. Map on America (Value ca. 30 000.- FIM) Description: Exellent, beautifully coloured Map. Name: (cartouche): AMERICAE nova Tabula? Size: 409 x 553 mm. Originates from: Joan Blaeu, ATLAS MAIOR, Amsterdam 1662. Vol.XI AMERICA? Nordenskiöld catalogue on Maps no 24 Signum: N:2556.XI.k1 3. Map on New-England (shown at Terra Cognita Exhibition Last Fall) (Value ca. 15 000.- FIM) Description: Exellent, beautifully coloured Map. Name: (cartouche): NOVA BELGICA ET ANGLIA NOVA Size: 385 x 502 mm. Originates from: Joan Blaeu, ATLAS MAIOR, Amsterdam 1662. Vol.XI AMERICA? Signum: N.2556.XI.k4 4. Map of the World (Value ca. 40 000.- FIM) Description: Exellent, very beautiful globular? (two hemispheres) map with picture-decorated edges. Name: (cartouche): NOVA ET ACCVRATISSIMA TOTIVS TERRARUM ORBIS TABULA Auctore IOANNE BLAEV Size: 407 x 540 mm. Originates from: Joan Blaeu, ATLAS MAIOR, Amsterdam 1662. Vol.XI AMERICA? Signum: N:2556.I.k1 5. Map of the World (Value ca. 200 000.-) Description: Very rare incunabula, with strong colours, world in the shape of a whisk. main colour yellowish-brown. Name: (cartouche): missing, called mappamundi. Insculptum est per Johanne Schnitzer de Armssheim 1482 Size 396 x 545 mm. Originates from: Claudius Ptolemaeus, [Cosmographia]. Venetia 1486 Height 42,2 cm. Signum: Ink.3.k1 6. Map on Europe (Value ca. 200 000.- FIM) Description: As number 5. Very rare incunabula, with strong colours. Name (no cartouche): ALBION INSULA BRITANNICA.... Size: 396 x 517 mm. Originates from: Claudius Ptolemaeus, [Cosmographia]. Venetia 1486 Signum: Ink.3.k2"

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no

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Date of theft:

2001-03-01

Date of theft report:

31 Jan. 2003

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Published 14 Dec.2017
Title

Il Fuoco Ristretto, Notice Raisonnee des Ouvrages de Gaspar Scott, Jesuite

Authors

Lorenzo Pagliarini, Mercier de St. Leger, Barthelemy

Description

"If these books sound at all familiar to you, please let me know promptly. Don't bother to request that, if I cannot identify the legal owner, I should quote the books to you. I have had plenty of such solicitations already. The following two volumes were offered to me this morning by a very obliging fellow who did not, frankly, seem to be the sort who would be a likely owner of such esoterica. He was happy to leave them with me

"If these books sound at all familiar to you, please let me know promptly. Don't bother to request that, if I cannot identify the legal owner, I should quote the books to you. I have had plenty of such solicitations already. The following two volumes were offered to me this morning by a very obliging fellow who did not, frankly, seem to be the sort who would be a likely owner of such esoterica. He was happy to leave them with me for examination, and I regret that I harbor any suspicions of his bona fides: PAGLIARINI, Lorenzo Medici. Il Fuoco Ristretto, et Unito Discorso Pratico in cui si dimostra con nuova facilita nuovi modi di fare il fuoco.... Rome: Per Dom. Ant. Ercole, 1695. Small 8vo, contemporary vellum. On the rear pastedown this volume bears a neat inventory number: EYSS/1034/080 ; and a scrawl reading: "Coll. complet /4/12/57 [What looks like 'TJ']." & [MERCIER DE St. LEGER, Barthelemy.] Notice Raisonnee des Ouvrages de Gaspar Scott, Jesuite.... Paris: Chez Lagrange, 1785. 8vo, contemporary boards, pencilled paper spine label. On the front pastedown this volume bears the pencilled ownership nscription: "Robert S. Durham / Mar. 11, 1969 / Offenbacher"; and on the rear free endpaper appears in pencil: "perfect / IF / XII 14 53." Also this is very likely the copy of this unprepossessing work that as lot 773 at the sale of December 11, 1993 at Sotheby's, New York, fetched what seems to a humble provincial bookseller like me a surprisingly substantial sum. I should point out that these are both slim volumes that would easily fit into a bibliophile's pocket.... Please advise me if there is anything about one or both of these books about which I should take special note."

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no

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Date of theft:

0000-00-00

Date of theft report:

31 Jan. 2003

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Published 14 Dec.2017
Title

Voyage Round the World in the Years 1803, 1804, 1805, & 1806

Authors

Krusenstern, A.J. von

Description

First English translation. Very rare. Captain Kruzenshtern, appointed to command the first Russian round-the-world expedition, had serving with him a brilliant corps of officers, including Lisiansky, Langsdorff, and Kotzebue. The expedition was to attempt to "open relations with Nippon and the Sandwich Islands, to facilitate trade in South America, to examine California for a possible colony, and make a thorough study and report of the North

First English translation. Very rare. Captain Kruzenshtern, appointed to command the first Russian round-the-world expedition, had serving with him a brilliant corps of officers, including Lisiansky, Langsdorff, and Kotzebue. The expedition was to attempt to "open relations with Nippon and the Sandwich Islands, to facilitate trade in South America, to examine California for a possible colony, and make a thorough study and report of the Northwest coast, its trade and its future."

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Printed by C. Roworth for John Murray, and Printed by T. Davison for John Murray

Date of publication:

First edition:

no

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Date of theft:

1998-09-10

Date of theft report:

13 Feb. 2003

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Published 14 Dec.2017
Title

Caesarum vitae post Suetonium Tranquillum conscriptae

Authors

Egnazio, Giovanni Battista

Description

Lugduni (Lyon) : S. Gryphius, 1551. Two parts in one volume, 16mo. 466, [62]; 383, [1] pp,. [8] leaves; Gryphon device on both titles, woodcut initials; ruled in red throughout. 18th century red morocco, gilt.

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Date of publication:

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no

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Date of theft:

0000-00-00

Date of theft report:

31 Jan. 2003

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Published 14 Dec.2017
Title

Maps, Atlas, Koninklijke, Bibliotheek, Hague, Netherlands, Royal Library, Holland

Authors

Maps, Atlas, Koninklijke, Bibliotheek, Hague, Netherlands, Royal Library, Holland

Description

LIST OF MISSING MAPS FROM ATLASSES AND OTHER BOOKS FEBRUARY 2001: (the list is hard to read because of formatting problems!) Call number Title and atlas reference Missing map Map reference Marks Colour 149 A 1-11 J. Blaeu, Grooten atlas, oft Wereltbeschryving. Amsterdam, J. Blaeu, 1664-65Koeman Bl 57 Vol 1: 1 WorldVol 8: 42 America 12 Shirley 428Burden 189 Not marked XX 189 A 7 J. Speed, A prospect of the most famous parts of the wolrd.

LIST OF MISSING MAPS FROM ATLASSES AND OTHER BOOKS FEBRUARY 2001: (the list is hard to read because of formatting problems!) Call number Title and atlas reference Missing map Map reference Marks Colour 149 A 1-11 J. Blaeu, Grooten atlas, oft Wereltbeschryving. Amsterdam, J. Blaeu, 1664-65Koeman Bl 57 Vol 1: 1 WorldVol 8: 42 America 12 Shirley 428Burden 189 Not marked XX 189 A 7 J. Speed, A prospect of the most famous parts of the wolrd. London, J. Dawson for G. Humble, 1631 1 World5 America 34 Shirley 317Burden 217 Marked 223 A 23-24 G. Mercator, Atlas ou representation du monde universel. Amsterdam, H. Hondius, 1633Koeman Me 36AC; Koeman/Krogt 1:311 Vol 1: 1 WorldVol 1: 6 America 56 Shirley 336; Koeman/Krogt 0001:1C.1Burden 207; Koeman/Krogt 9000:1A Marked XX 223 A 35-36 A. Ortelius, Theatro del mondo. Anversa, appr. G.B. Vrintio, 1608Koeman Ort 38 Vol 1: 1 World 7 Van den Broecke 3 Marked 395 A 9 G. Mercator, Atlas sive Cosmographicae meditationes de fabrica mundi et fabricati figura. Ed. 4a. Amsterdam, J. Hondius, 1611Koeman Me 20AB; Koeman/Krogt 1:103 D WorldI AmericaK Polus Arcticus7L China7M India7N Indiae Orientalis7O Japan 891011121314 Shirley 157; Koeman/Krogt 0001:1AKoeman/Krogt 9000:1AKoeman/Krogt 0020:1AKoeman/Krogt 8410:1AKoeman/Krogt 8400:1AKoeman/Krogt 8500:1AKoeman/Krogt 8450:1A.1 Marked 395 B 9 Nieuwen atlas ofte werelt-beschrijvinge. Amsterdam, J. Janssonius, 1647Koeman Me 76; Koeman/Krogt 1:433 Vol 1: 1 WorldVol 1: 3 EuropeVol 1: 4 Great BritainVol 3: 61 AsiaVol 3: 69 IndiaVol 3: 70 Indiae OrientalisVol 3: 79 America 15161718192021 Shirley 264; Koeman/Krogt 0001:1B.2Koeman/Krogt 1000:1C.2Koeman/Krogt 5000:1DKoeman/Krogt 8001:C.2Koeman/Krogt 8400:1B.1Koeman/Krogt 8500:1B.1Burden 207; Koeman/Krogt 9000:1C Marked 676 C 134 C. Wytfliet & A. Magin, Histoire universelle des Indes Occidentales et Orientales. Douay, F. Fabri, 1611Koeman Wyt 1A 59 World67 Chile77 Castille79 Paria & Cubaga87 Espagne la neuve93 Florida95 France la neuve 22232425262728 Shirley 207Burden 105Burden 104Burden 102 Not marked 893 G 46 Speculum Orientalis Occidentalisque Indiae navigationum. Lugd. Bat., Nic. à Geelkercken, 1619; Sabin 89450; Landwehr VOC 361 1 World19 India Orientalis 2930 Shirley 304 Not marked 1700 A 15 A. Ortelius, Theatrum orbis terrarum. Ghedruckt voor Abraham Ortelius, 1598Koeman Ort 31 1 World3 Africa4 Europe5 America6 Maris Pacifici50 Austria72 Islandia76 Japan77 India Orientalis 313233343536373839 Shirley 122; Van den Broecke 3Norwich 10; Van den Broecke 8Van den Broecke 5Burden 64; Van den Broecke 11Van den Broecke 12Van den Broecke 105 or 106Van den Broecke 161Van den Broecke 165Van den Broecke 166 Not marked 1700 B 11 A. Ortelius, Theatrum orbis terrarum. [Antverpiae, ex off. Plantiniana, 1595]Koeman Ort 29 WorldAmericaMaris Pacifici 404142 Shirley 122; Van den Broecke 3Burden 64; Van den Broecke 11Van den Broecke 12 Not marked 1702 B 4 J.H. van Linschoten, Itinerario, voyage ofte schipvaert ? naer Oost ofte Potugaels Indien. Amsterdam, C. Claesz, 1596 Red Sea > Gulf of Bengal 43 Marked X 1702 B 5 J.H. van Linschoten, Navigatio ac Itinerarium ? in Orientalem. Hagae-Comitis, ex off. A. Henrici, ? 1599 World Capo de Boa Esp. > Red SeaRed Sea > Gulf of BengalMalacca etc 44454647 Shirley 187 Marked 1702 B 6 J.H. van Linschoten, Itinerario, voyage ofte schipvaert ? naer Oost ofte Potugaels Indien. Amsterdam, C. Claesz, 1596 Red Sea > Gulf of BengalMalacca etcAmerica 484950 Marked 3196 B 24 J.H. van Linschoten, Itinerarium, ofte schip-vaert naer Oost ofte Portugaels Indien. Amsterdam, J.E. Cloppenburch, 1623 World 51 Shirley 187 Marked 3196 B 25 J.H. van Linschoten, Itinerarium, ofte schip-vaert naer Oost ofte Portugaels Indien. Amsterdam, E. Cloppenburch, 1644 WorldRed Sea > Gulf of BengalMalacca etcGuinea etc 52535455 Shirley 187 Marked XXXX

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no

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Date of theft:

2001-02-15

Date of theft report:

31 Jan. 2003

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Published 14 Dec.2017
Title

The Genius Iris

Authors

Dykes, W. R.

Description

"I recently shipped the following book down to a client in the Atlanta Georgia area. The shipper seems to have "lost" it. First edition. 245 pp,. 48 color plates, 31 line drawings, folio, d.j., cloth. Fair condition, some wear to d.j. contents clean."

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Publisher

Cambridge University Press

Date of publication:

First edition:

no

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Date of theft:

2001-03-25

Date of theft report:

31 Jan. 2003

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Published 14 Dec.2017
Title

Macarthur, General Douglas, photograph

Authors

Macarthur, General Douglas, photograph

Description

PHOTOGRAPH "An original pre WW-II full-length black and white photograph of General MacArthur in uniform, inscribed "with cordial regards, Douglas MacArthur, May 14, 1931." The photograph is about 6" x 10", in a black wood frame."

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Publisher

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no

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Date of theft:

2001-03-29

Date of theft report:

31 Jan. 2003

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Published 14 Dec.2017
Title

various, listed below

Authors

Almanachs, Aude, Baillet, Bibliographie, Borromeo, Brunet, Christian, Colonia, Crevenna, Dibdin, Du Bois, Funck, Heller, Hultman, Hunter, Index, Abbe De, Lamesle, Langbaine, Maidstone, Marquartis, Nijhoff, Schwarz, Seemiller

Description

"List of missing books at the San Francisco Bookfair 2001 (prices in NLG) 1 (ALMANACHS). Kalender für das Jahr 1813. Wilmans, Frankfurt am Main. 18pp. Original engraved wrappers. Edges gilt. 375,- 2 AUDE, A.-F. Bibliographie critique et raisonnée des ANA français et étrangers. Small 4to. Paris, 1910. xv,122pp. Engraved frontispiece. In a modern hcloth binding. Orwrs bound-in. (Collection du Bibliophile Parisien). 675,-

"List of missing books at the San Francisco Bookfair 2001 (prices in NLG) 1 (ALMANACHS). Kalender für das Jahr 1813. Wilmans, Frankfurt am Main. 18pp. Original engraved wrappers. Edges gilt. 375,- 2 AUDE, A.-F. Bibliographie critique et raisonnée des ANA français et étrangers. Small 4to. Paris, 1910. xv,122pp. Engraved frontispiece. In a modern hcloth binding. Orwrs bound-in. (Collection du Bibliophile Parisien). 675,- 3 [BAILLET, ADRIAN (1649-1706)]. Auteurs Deguisez sous des Noms Etrangers; Empruntez, Supposez, Feints à Plaisir, Chiffrez, Renversez, Retournez, ou Changez d'une Lange en un Autre. Paris, Chez Antoine Dezallier, 1690. 12mo. First edition. xxv,(2),615,(1)pp. Eighteenth century French mottled calf, fully gilt spine, head and foot of spine chipped, small areas of leather loss on both bds, otherwise a good copy. Armorial bookplate "Bibliothèque de Mouchy". 2250,- * Baillet was, from 1680 to his death, librarian to M. de Lamoignon, advocat-general to the parlement of Paris, of whose library he produced a manuscript catalogue raisonné in 35 folio volumes. It seems ironic that one should need to cosult Barbier to discover the author of this pioneering work, but the effort is rewarding, for here we read that - "Cet ouvrage [était] le premier publié en France sur ce genre de recherches bibliographiques". The subject is approached from various angles, the psychology of pseudonymity, the various types of cognomes etc. This was a preliminary treatise, which should have been followed by a "Recueil des Auteurs Déguisés" but unfortunately the author died in 1706 leaving his work unfinished, and it was not for another 100 years, with the publication of Barbier's Dictionnaire des Ouvrages Anonymes in 1806, that the project was finally completed. In his preface Barbier pays eloquent tribute to the erudition of his predecessor. 4 BIBLIOGRAPHIE DIPLOMATIQUE CHOISIE. Paris, à la librairie diplomatique, de J.P. Aillaud, n.d. (c. 1836). 8vo. (453)-668pp. Contemp. hcloth. 675,- * Bibliographical part of an unkown, extensive work on Diplomacy - describing over 1725 titles with index of authors and anonyma. With its own interesting title-page. 5 BORROMEO, A.-E. Notizia de' novellieri italiani posseduti dal Conte A.M. Borromeo gentiluomo Padovano con alcune novelle inedite. Bassano, 1794. xxi,1,243 pp. Orvellum. 1750,- * Brunet I, 1121. Ebert 2800. First ed. of the first bibliography of Italian Novels 16-18th C. From p. 61 onwards ten novels b y Alamanni, Amalteo, Bigolina, Fortini, Rota & Sermini - in first editions. This important collection was bought by Payne & Foss and auctioned in London 1817. Good, large paper copy, some light foxing in places. 2) Catalogo de' novellieri italiani poss. dal fú Conte A.M. Borromeo. Ed. III. The Evans, Payne & Foss Auction catalogue. London, 1817. II, 77 pp. with 1 engr. Wrappers. Brunet I, 1121. Ebert 2800. 2 vols. 6 BRUNET, GUSTAVE. Fantaises bibliographiques. Paris, J. Gay, 1864. (4),312pp. Contemp. giltlettered hcalf (spine faded). With the exlibris of J.W. Six, W.C. Braat & G. v. Havre. 925,- * One of 262 numbered copies. This is no. 38 of 250 copies on Hollande. Contains e.g.: "La Bibliothèque du cardinal Dubois", La Bibliothèque de M. Libri", "Notes sur quelques livres facétieux", "Recherches sur la Bibliothèque de J.-A. de Thou", "Les Bibliothèques à Paris en 1698" & "Notice sur la Bibliothèque de Grolier". 7 CHRISTIAN, ARTHUR. Débuts de l'Imprimerie en France - l'Imprimerie Nationale - l'Hôtel de Rohan. Paris, 1905. xxiv,343pp. With numerous illustrations 4to. Brown maroc binding. Spine & inner dentelles blindstamped. With handwritten dedication by the author. 750,- * Splendid copy, containing 21 chapters each printed with a different type, e.g. Garamond, Grandjean, Jaugeaon etc. 8 (COLONIA, DOMINIQUE DE). Dictionnaire des Livres Jansénistes, ou qui favorisent le Jansénisme. Antwerp, Jean-Baptiste Verdussen, 1775. 12mo. 4 vols.: 2ff., xx, 508pp.; 2ff., 552pp.; 2ff., 504pp; 2ff., 467pp. Titles in red and black. Contemporary mottled calf, backs gilt (corners rubbed, a few shallow wormtracks on covers). Small stamp "1777 Rouen" in lower margin of first textpage, with signature Havas; library stamp of the Hofbibliothek, Kleinheubach, on the titles or half-titles. 1500,- * Dominique de Colonia (1660-1741) was a French antiquary and man of letters, and also a Jesuit. The present work first appeared in 1722 under the title Bibliothèque Janséniste. After Colonia's death the work was considerably enlarged by P. Patouillet. Generally speaking the history of Jansenism, which may be considered one of the most important struggle in the spiritual life of three centuries - can be caracterised as a quarrel within the Western Catholic Church about a few theological problems, a quarrel which led to a still existing schism within the church. Except for some precursory events the struggle began in 1640 when - two years after the author's death - Jansenius "Augustinus" was published. The turbulent three hundred years history of Jansenism is complicated. The great quantity of problems and facts, parties, persons, and troubles, books, manifests, letters, briefs, bulls and pamphlets make it difficult to survey. This work analyses the jansenist writings or those writings considered jansenist. Still a useful work. 9 (CREVENNA, PIERRE ANTOINE). Catalogue des livres de la Bibliothèque de M. Pierre-Antonio Bolongaro-Crevenna. Amsterdam, D.J. Changuion & P. den Hengst, 1789 (the sale was to take place on 26 April - 15 June 1790 at Crevenna's house). 4 parts bound in 3 volumes (without the "Tables des auteurs"). 8vo. Modern hcalf. Gilt spine with titles. Spr. edges. Some prices in ink. 2700,- * Crevenna (1726-1792) was an Italian merchant who lived in Amsterdam. The Crevenna library was one of the most important libraries in the Netherlands. It distinguished itself from other libraries in the eighteenth century Republic through size and structure. It was a library of international reknown, in the style of the great French bibliophiles of the school of De Bure. In 1775-1776 Crevenna had a catalogue of his collection printed in a limited edition for his friends. In 1776 appeared a new edition, also in a limited edition (6,238 items, excl. the collection letters). The library remained of importance after Crevenna was forced to sell it in 1789, due to financial problems. By now the library contained 25,000 volumes and had grown so much in the field of incunabla that it only lacked four or five important editions. The auction catalogue (not the whole library but 8,046 lots) appeared in 1789 and was edited by Crevenna and his librarian themselves. A lot of attention was paid to the research of the printing types of incunabula that lacked a place, printer and year. The catalogue consisted of 5 volums (V = author index, is missing here). Books and manuscripts from the Crevenna collection are the highlights of many important libraries throughout the world and for a long time both the privately printed and the sales catalogues remained important bibliographical instruments because of the quality of the description and the rareness of its contents. [ref. J. van Heel, in, Jaarboek Ned. Boekgesch., 5 (1998), pp. 73-93]. 10 (DIBDIN, THOMAS FROGNALL). Bibliophobia. Remarks on the present languid and depressed state of Literature and the Book Trade. In a letter addressed to the author of Bibliomania. By Mercurius Rusticus. With notes by Cato Parvus. London, 1832. 8vo. 102pp. Some pages foxed. Hcloth. Spine sl. dam. & faded. Boards soiled. 1975,- * One of 100 copies only. Written by Dibdin, notes by Heber. "In 1831 the book trade was sharing the general business depression arising out of the Reform Bill agitation, a situation aggravated in the case of the antiquarian trade by an epidemic of cholera, which made people wary of handling any possible source of infection. The circumstances prompted Dibdin to produce a small 4s 6d pamphlet entitled Bibliophobia... In this the author discourses with his usual ponderous levity on the low prices fine books and rare manuscripts were fetching at auction (with particular reference to the recent sale of the Waverly manuscripts which had gone for ridiculously low prices) and on the immobility of the stocks on the bookseller's shelves... Bibliophobia, a mere jeu d'esprit, relished only by a small circle of bibliophiles, brought its author no profit. "The chief reward, and the most heart-felt solace I felt, was in the epistolary congratulations of my old and faithful friends." Its chief point of interest to-day lies in the sketches of well-known bibliopolists of the day whose shops the author visits in the course of a morning's walk to investigate the state of the Trade." [ref. O'Dwyer, Thomas Frognall Dibdin] 11 DU BOIS, HENRI PENE. American Bookbindings in the Library of Henry William Poor. Illustrated in gold-leaf colors by Edward Bierstadt. Printed at the Marion Press, Jamaica, Queensborough, New-York, 1903. (x),77pp. Index. Original publishers gilt decorated cloth binding. (spine sl. rubbed). (from the library of B.M. Rosenthal, with his bookplate). 2200,- * A superb book on a marvelous collection of American bookbindings by many of the leading bookbinders who ever worked in America. The highlight of the work is the brilliant reproduction of the 39 plates in full color, enhanced with gold leaf. The color printing is unique in the literature of bookbinding. [Marion-checklist no. 61; Schmidt-Künsemüller 1391]. Limited editon of 238 copies only. This is no. 19/35 copies on imperial Japan paper. 12 FUNCK, JOHANNES NIKOLAUS (1693-1777). De Lectione Auctorum Classicorum ad Comparandam Latinae Linguae Facultatem necessaria. Liber singularis. Lemgovia, Ex Officina Meyeriana, 1730. 4to. (8),160,(8)pp. Index. 3/4 leather (sl. rubbed). 675,- * Johannes Nikolaus Funck studied in Marburg and in 1727 became Professor of rhetoric, history and politics. In 1730 he became librarian at the University Library in Marburg. 13 HELLER, JOSEPH. Geschichte der Holzschneidekunst von den ältesten bis auf die neuesten Zeiten, nebst zwei Beilagen, enthaltend den Ursprung der Spielkarten und ein Verzeichnis der sämmtlichen xyloggraphischen Werke. Bamberg, 1823. xii,457,(3)pp. 11 (mostly folded) plates of woodcuts, numerous woodcut illustrations in the text. Contemporary marbled boards. 1575,- * Good study on the development of the woodcut, the eldest block books and the, with woodcuts illustrated, books from 1450-1700 (a short chapter deals with the "gänzlichen Verfall der Holzschneidekunst of 1700-1823"). Especially interesting is the "Beilage" (pp. 299-399) on the origins of playing cards and the many parallels between woodcuts and early playing cards. The illustrations mostly show early woodcut illustrations and a large collection old woodcutter marks and monograms. "One of the best German works on xylography. It is now very scarce." (Bigmore & Wyman I,p. 695). Joseph Heller was a well-known writer on art. A scholar, he left his hometown only on trips for art purposes. Good, fresh copy. Scarce. 14 HULTMAN, C.G. Bibliotheca Hultmanniana sive Catalogus Librorum ad omne scientiarum artiumque genus pertinentium inter quos saeculi XV editiones nec non multae eximiae et rariores eminent quos no cura exigua et impensis congessit vir eruditus Carolus Gerardus Hultman. Auction sale 's Hertogenbosch, H. Palier et Filium, 9 July 1821 etc. (4),vi,(6),224pp. 8vo. Contemporary Bds. (spine worn). Inserted a typewritten essay in Dutch by W.C. Braat in which he analysed this sale. 1750,- * [Blogie VII 9-19]. Carel Gerard Hultman was governor of North-Brabant under King William I. He was a lawyer, but, as this catalogue shows, was also interested in theology, history, geography, medicine, old and new literature and bibliography. The larger part with prices in pen in margin, small part also with names of buyers which shows us now what was important in Holland in 1821. There seem hardly to have been any foreign buyers, otherwise the prices that were realised would have been higher. As it was they were very low. 15 HUNTER, DARD. Papermaking by Hand in India. New York, Pynson Printers, 1939. 4to. Orig. quarter black morocco w. paterned Indian cloth over boards. Spine gilt-lettered and ruled in blue. Uncut. No. 351/370 copies, signed by Hunter and Elmer Adler. Title-page vignette. Num. photographic plates. W. 27 samples of various papers bound at tend. Perfect copy! 8000,- * Dard Hunter, the world's leading authority on paper, travelled all over the world to see how paper is being made by various peoples and this book is the result of one of his travels. In his autobiography "My life with paper" he writes: "My travels to Mexico, Europe, the South Pacific Islands, Java, Sumatra, Malaysia, China, Korea, Japan, Siam and Indo-China had resulted in more than a half-dozen books, all on the subjects of papermaking by hand... I decided that my next book should deal with papermaking in India... My travels and observations in India during 1937 and 1938 resulted in the quarto-size book entitled Papermaking by hand in India, issued late in 1939." The Doheny-copy sold at $ 6050.00 to the trade in 1988! 16 INDEX LIBRORUM PROHIBITORUM. Philip II - Regis Catholici Edictum de librorum prohibitorum catalogo observando. Plantin, 1570. Bound with: Index librorum prohibitorum: cum regulis confectis per patres a tridentina synodo delectos, Auctoriatate Sanctis. D.N. Pij IIII, Pont. Max. comprobatus. Cum appendice in Belgico, ex mandate Regie Cathol. Maiestatis confecta. Antwerp, Chr. Plantin, 1570. 2 vols. in-one. 8vo. 18th century sheep (traces of use), gilt spine (sl. dam. at top), spr. edges. 8 unnumbered leaves, 108pp. (blank G7-8 cut out), Plantin's woodcut device on both titlepages, cropped at top shaving running titles, some stains throughout. Still a very good copy. 18000,- * The present Catalogue of Prohibited Books supplements and repeats the Index published by the Council of Trent (1564). It contains three specific types of condemned literatue: works of authors previously censored, books forbidden by the Index and anonymous writings antagonistic to Sacred Doctrine. Such forbidden works found to be extant were to be burned within three months; their printing, sale and circulation were to be prohibited in the future. The present index was compiled by Arias Montanus. It excerted considerable influence as it laid the foundation for the following Spanish Index of Quiroga and was among "those expurging indexes" which prompted the Areopagitica. This "Antwerp Index was printed by Plantin, who had been designated "prototypographus"by Philip II, responsible for all local printers' oaths of fealty to the Crown and to the Church. Bound in with the Edict by Philip II of 15 February 1569 (= 1570 n.st.) in French, Dutch and Latin, in which Philip II of Splain forbids the printing, sale and circulation of protestant heretical literature and reaffirms the earlier decrees formulated by his father, himself and the Council of Trent (1564). The Edict was formulated by the bloody Duke of Alva and was directed particularly against the circulation of anti-Catholic works in the Netherlands, where many protestant refugees sought shelter. With an appendix imposed by the Duke of Alva on the Low Countries (1569). Sections in Latin (a large group of Bibles at the end), French, "Duytsche verboden boeken" (Dutch with a.o. Reynaert de Vos) and Spanish. Second Plantin edition. Issue with the reading at the head of p. 97 "Catalogo de los libros/en Romance, que se/Prohiben." Extremely rare. (cf. Voet 1442, 1444, Belg. Typogr. 2544, 8548 (1 copy only!), Sorgeloos 266 & 267). 17 LA PORTE, ABBÉ DE. Nouvelle Bibliothèque d'un Homme de Gout... Paris, 1777. 4 vols. Small 8vo. Orig. mottled calf. A few waterstains. Spine damaged, else good. 1550,- * [La Porte, l'Abbé Joseph de 1713-1779. N.B.G. Vol. 29/page 558 etc.] 18 LAMESLE, Claude. Épreuves générales des caractères que se trouvent chez Claude Lamesle, fondeur de caractères d'imprimerie. Paris, 1742. 4to. Seventy-eight leaves of specimens of letters and 12 leaves of music type. Printed in black and red. Original mottled calf. Spine gilt (repaired). 12500,- * [Audin 27; Bigmore & Wyman I,419; Updike I,270; Birrell & Garnett 35] Updike: "An extremely handsome and dignified specimen...This book, both in types and ornaments... presents better than any other the output of French foundries during the last quarter of the seventeenth and the first half of the eighteenth century. The collection of types is remarkably fine. They are purely old style, and after each size the initials belonging to that size are introduced... For the student of French type-forms of the earlier part of the eighteenth century there is scarcely a better book." 19 (LANGBAINE, GERARD). The Foundation of the Universitie of Cambridge, With a Catalogue of the principall Founders and Speciall Benefactors of all the Colledges, and total number of Students, Magistrates and Officers therein being. And how the Revenews thereof are and have been increased from time to time, and by whowm, with Buildings, Books and Revenues as no Universitie in the world can in all points parallel: These are the Nurseries of Religion, and Seminaries of good Literature. London, printed by M.S. for Thomas Jenner, and are to be sold at his Shop, at the South-entrance of the Royal-Exchange, 1651. 17pp. Titlepage damaged but expertly repaired. Later 3/4 leather. Spine rubbed & loosening. Ex-libris William Fuller Maitland of Stansed Hall. (browned throughout and some annotations in ink). 1350,- * First edition. (Wing L368). Gerard Langbaine (elder) (1609-1658) was provost of Queen's college Oxford. In the same year this was published he published a similar work, with nearly the same title on the University of Oxford, and also printed by M.S. for Thomas Jenner. Both were based on Scott's "Tables" of Oxford and Cambridge (1622). 20 MAIDSTONE COLLEGE OF ART. A Letter sent To The Honorable William Lenthal Esq.; Speaker of the Honorable House of Commons on the Fight between His Excellency's The Lord Fairfax Forces at Maidstone and the Kentish Forces June 1, 1648. Reprint, privately published at the Maidstone College of Art, 1959. 8pp. Wrs. 70,- 21 MARQUARTIS, HENRICUS SIGISMUNDUS. De re libraria selecta Quaedam auspiccius diviniset superiorum iussu pro loco in amplissimo collegio philosophico more maiorum rite obtinendo praeses M. --- Slaiza - Variscus resprondente Ionne Matthia Wendio Lubecensi selenni eamini submittet a.d. XXI, Decembr. A.O.R. 1691. Ienae, Litteris Georgi Heinrici Mulleri. 24pp. No wrappers (as issued), but decorated paper spine. Wrinkled throughout. 425,- 22 NIJHOFF-KRONENBERG. Nederlandsche Bibliographie van 1500 tot 1540. 's-Gravenhage, 1965-1971. 3 vols. cloth and 2 issues, wrappers. Complete set. 1450,- * Folter & Breslauer no. 153: "The exhaustive bibliography of books printed in the Netherlands during the first forty years of the sixteenth century, a masterpiece of bibliographical description and one of the very few dependable reference works for this period." 23 SCHWARZ, CHRISTIAN GOTTLIEB. De ornamentis librorum et varia rei librariae veterum supellectile dissertationum antiquariarum hexas. Primum collegit... Iohann. Christian. Leuschnerus. Leipzig, Langenheim, 1756. 234,(6)pp. Sm. 4to. With 5 folding engraved plates and 4 woodcut illustrations within the text. 19th century red 3/4 morocco. Marginal browning and foxing. 2150,- * [Bursian, Geschichte der klass. Philologie 371; Ebert 20696; Graesse VI, 322]. First edition of this collection of 6 essays by Schwarz (or Schwartz) on the book in antiquity, illustrated with engravings of an early writer's workshop, instruments of antique writers and bookbinders etc. 24 SEEMILLER, SEBASTIAN. Bibliothecae Academicae Ingolstadiensis Incunaubla Typographica seu Libri ante annum 1500 Impressi circiter mille et quadrigenti; quos secundum annorum seriem disposuit, descripsit, et notis historico - Litterariis illustravit. 4 parts in 3 vols. Ingolstadt, Sebastian Haberger 1787-92. 4to. (4 preliminary leaves),192pp; xvi,174pp. (5),Index,(2)pp, 196pp.; viii,160pp., 12pp index. Several woodcut vignettes and decorations. Contemporary halfleather, spine painted at about that time, and label added. Corners sl. bumped and damaged. All titlepages contain small library stamps, some foxing, else good copy. 3700,- * Incunable catalogue of the Ingolstadt library describing 1400 nos. Petzoldt (121) says: "sehr geschätztes und noch jetzt gangz achtbares Werk". in 1781 Sebastian Seemiller (1752-1798), professor of Theology and oriental languages, became librarian and of the University of Ingolstadt and later he became Rector."

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Published 14 Dec.2017
Title

Uncle Remus: His Songs and His Sayings

Authors

Harris, Joel Chandler

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Stolen from bookstore: "First edition, third issue (with "presumptive" on page 9, and adverts mentioning this title). Publishers green decorative cloth (with some rubbing to extremeties. Signed and dated 1881 by author on verso of frontis. Inner front hinge cracked but firm. A bright copy."

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Published 14 Dec.2017
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The Mayor of Casterbridge: The Life and Death of a Man of Character.

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Hardy, Thomas

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2 volumes, 8vo, brown half morocco by Riviere, marbled sides, gilt decorated and lettered spines, t.e.g., others untrimmed. Half-titles present, but boudn without the publisher's advertisements. First edition. Fine copy. There is a price of 2500 on the front blank, along with the circled inventory number of 13998.

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Smith, Elder

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