[ANONYMOUS]
EMBROIDERY PATTERN BOOK Nova esposizione de recami et dessegni. Venice, Giacomo Antonio Somascho, n.d. [c. 1600] Price available upon request  8vo, 14 un-numbered leaves. Printer’s woodcut device on title page and last recto, borders and

[BERGAMO]
Statuta magnificae communitatis Bergomi… Brescia, per Angelum & Iacobum fratres de britannicis, 18 December, 1491 £12,500 FIRST EDITION. Folio. 227

[BIBLE.]
A CHARLES II BINDING. The Holy Bible Containing the Old Testament and the New: Newly translated out of the originall Tongues, Cambridge, Printed by Tho. Buck & Roger Daniel, Printers to the University of Cambridge, [1638], £12,500 Folio.

[BIBLE]
Testamenti Veteris Biblia Sacra, … Noui Testamenti libros ex sermone Syro ab eodem Tremellio, & ex Græco à Theodoro Beza in Latinum versos. [Geneva] Sancti Gervasii: Sumptibus Caldorianae Societatis. 1607. £2,500 Folio. 6 parts in one

[BIBLE]
The book of common prayer, and administration of the sacraments: and other rites and ceremonies of the Church of England: vvith the psalter, or Psalmes of David. (with) The Holy Bible

[BIBLE] Biblia Latinogallica
La Bible françoiselatine, qui est toute la Saincte Escriture, contenant le Vieil & Nouueau Testament, ou Alliance Geneva, de l'imprimerie de Iaques Bourgeois, pour Estienne Anastase 1568 £12,950 Folio. ff. [vi], 394, 98, 126, [vi]. [*⁶, a-z⁶,

[BIBLE]. MONTANUS, Arias
ANN RADCLIFFE’S COPY Novum Testamentum graece, cum vulgata interpretatione latina graeci contextus lineis inserta. [Geneva], Apud Petrum de La Roviere, 1619. £12,500 8vo. pp (xvi) 1082. (vi). [par]8, A‐3Y8. (last two blank). Greek and Roman

[BROWNE, William]
Britannia’s pastorals. The first booke London, printed by Iohn Hauiland, 1625. £5,750 FIRST EDITON thus. Two vols. in one. 8vo. pp. [xvi], 140 [i.e. 142], [xiv], 179, [i]. A-Y⁸. “Variant

[CARO, Annibale, MOLZA, Francesco Maria.]
THE BAWDY RENAISSANCE, NO COPIES IN THE US Commento di Ser Agresto da Ficaruolo. [Rome?, Antonio Blado?,] 1538. £5,250 FIRST EDITION? 8vo. ff. 56. Italic letter, little Roman. Small, amusing woodcut of female genitalia as Medusa. Light age

[CATO, Marcus Porcius]
CONTEMPORARY FINE BINDING Libri de re rustica. M. Catonis Lib. I. M. Terentii Varronis Lib. III. L. Iunii Moderati Columellae Lib. XII. Eiusdem de arboribus. Palladii Lib. XIII. Venice, Aldo Manuzio & Andrea  Torresano, 1514 £4,250 FIRST

[COMBE, William]
A History of The University of Oxford, its Colleges, Halls, and Public Buildings. London, Printed for R. Ackermann, 101, Strand, by L. Harrison and J. C. Leigh, 373, Strand, 1814. £4,950 2 vol. Folio. Vol 1: [a]4 (-[a]1, half title), b-e4, f2

[CONVENTO DE SAN JUAN DE LOS REYES]
Renuncia que hizo la Religion de nuestro Padre S. Francisco…… en la Nueva España é Islas Filipinas. Toledo? 1645? £2,950 FIRST and ONLY EDITION. Folio. 4 pp., added blanks. Roman letter,

[ENGLAND]
The maner of kepynge a court Baron and a Lete wyth dyvers fourmes of entreis (etc.). London, Nicholas Hill 1546., £4,950 8vo., 36 unumbered ll. A-D8, E4. Black letter. Title within charming

[F., N.]
The husbandmans fruitfull orchard. Shewing diuers rare new secrets for the true ordering of all sortes of fruite in their due seasons. .. London : Imprinted [by R. Bradock] for Roger

[GAULTIER, Jacques]
Rodomontades Espagnolles. Colligées des commentaires des tres espouentables ... Capitaines, Matamares, Crocodille & Rojobroqueles, Fanfaron. Rodomuntadas Castellanas.

[GODLIE GARDEN]
ONE OTHER COPY RECORDED A godlie garden out of the which most co[m]fortable hearbs may be gathered for the health of the wounded conscience of all penitent sinners. London, By Richard Bradock, [for]Thomas pauier, 1607. £2,750 16mo. pp. 342,

[HERBAL]­ L’OBEL, Matthias de
Plantarum seu Stirpium Icones. Antwerp, Ex officina Christophori Plantini, 1581. £12,500 FIRST EDITION. Oblong 4to. 2 vol. in 1. pp. [viii], 816, 280, [xcii]. ***⁴, A-Z⁸, a-z⁸,2A-2E⁸; 2A-2R⁸, 2S-2X⁴, 2Y⁶. Ff in vol. 2 bound out of order, sig. E3

[HERTEL, Jacob]
GARZONI'S EXTENSIVE ANNOTATIONS Ta ek ton palaion kai panton sophon komikon… Vetustissimorum sapientissimorum comicorum quinquaginta. Basel, [Johann Oporinus,

[HOHENDORF, Georg Wilhelm, Freiherr von.]
FIRST SEPARATE LISTING OF ALDINES AND ELZEVIRS Bibliotheca Hohendorfiana. The Hague, Abraham de Hondt, 1720. £1,750 FIRST EDITION. 3 parts in 1, pp. (ii) 240 (ii) 200 (ii) 288. Roman with Italic letter, separate t-p to each. Heavy age browning

[JESUIT LETTERS]
Les annales du japon, de la chine, et de mogor. Liege, chez Art de Coerfvvarem Imp. juré. l’an, 1601 £4,250 FIRST EDITION thus. 12mo. ff. [lxxxiv] A-G12. Roman letter some Italic. Woodcut printer’s

[JESUIT LETTERS] CARVALHO, Valentin
Lettre de la chine de l’an 1601 Paris, Claude Chappelet, 1605 £3,950 FIRST EDITION thus. 12mo., ff. 53. a-d12, e5 [lacking blank e6]. Roman letter some Italic. Small woodcut printers unicorn device on

[JULIUS II]
CATALAN INDULGENCE Plenaria indulgencia e remissio de tots los peccats. [Toledo, Juan Varela de Salamanca, 1509-10] £7,500 Broadside. 29.3 x 21.5 cm, 48 + 53 lines, complete. Large Gothic letter, double column to second page, in Catalan.

[MÜLLER, HEINRICH, ed. (with) HERBERSTEIN, Sigmund von.
ILLUSTRATED SAMMELBAND ON MUSCOVY AND THE OTTOMANS Türckische Historien. (with) Moscoviter wunderbare Historien. 1) Frankfurt, Paul Reffler, in v. Kilian Rebarts, 1570; 2) Basel, haer.

[PADUA]
SUPERB C16 BINDING Statuta Patavina. Venice, per Guglielmo da Fontaneto sumptibus Girolamo Giberti, 1528. £18,500 Folio. ff. 6 inserted blanks, (xxiv) 142, 20 inserted

[PSEUDO-LLULL.]
ALCHEMY IN HANDSOME GUZMAN BINDING Testamentum Raymundi…duobus libris universam artem chymicam complectens. Cologne, apud vid. Johann Birckmann, 1573. £2,950 8vo. ff. (iv) 231 (viii), last bank missing as in most, 2 double-page fold-outs. Roman

[Pseudo] HYPPOCRATES, [Pseudo] DIOGENES of Synope and [Pseudo] BRUTUS, Marcus Junius
KING MITHRIDATES' COLLECTION OF TRANSLATED GREEK LETTERS Epistolae. Florence, Piero Pacini, 1505. £2,450 4to., 40 leaves, A-B8, C6, D4, E8, F6, missing leaf Avi. Roman letter; title within wide

[REBOLLEDO, Louis de.]
ATTRACTIVE SPANISH BINDING Libro de la regla y constituciones generales de la orden de nuestro padre sant Francisco. Sevilla, por Clemente Hidalgo, 1607. £2750 Folio. ff. (ii) 140 (ii). Roman letter, some Italic. Attractive engraved Franciscan

[RELY, Iehan de]
L' ordre tenu et garde en l'assemblee des trois estats, .., conuoques en ville de Tours par le seu Roy Charles huytiesme … Paris, en la boutique de Galliot du Pré, Janvier

[RIGA]
ONE COPY RECORDED IN THE US, NONE IN THE UK De expugnatione civitatis Rigensis livoniae metropolis. Riga, N. Mollinus, 1622. £6,750 FIRST EDITION. 4to. 60 unnumbered leaves,

[SENS]
Coustumes du Bailliage de Sens ancies ressorts d'iceluy, Redigées, arestées au mois de Novembre, l'An Mil cinq cents cinquante cinq, par Ordonnance du Roy. Sens, De l'Imprimerie de Gilles

[STATUTES OF SALZBURG]
Statuta Provincialia Augsburg, Erhardt Ratdolt, 5th April 1491 £4,750 FIRST EDITION thus. Folio. 17 unnumbered leaves. a-b6, c5, as usual lacking final blank. Gothic letter. Numerous white on black fine, large

[TABOUROT, Étienne]
Les Bigarrures, et Touches du Seigneur des Accords…; Le Quatriesme des Bigarrures du Seigneur des Accords; Les Touches du Seigneur des Accords; Les Contes Faceciuex du Sieur Gaulard; Les Escraignes

[VENICE]
PRISONS IN RENAISSANCE VENICE Appointment of Be[rnardo?] Belegno as ‘Advocatus Incarceratorum’. Manuscript, Italy, early seventeenth century. £3,750 4to. ff. 38

ACCADEMICI TIMIDI
Rime degli Accademici Timidi ... per fregio della laurea ... dell’una, e l’altra Legge. Mantua, Alberto Pazzoni, 1731. £1,250 8vo., pp. 36. Roman and Italic letter; a few damp stains, small rust spot to middle of gutter. Good copy in elegant

ACHILLES Tatius
SCHOOL PRIZE EROTICA Erotikon Achilleos Tatiou sive De Clitophontis & Leucippes amoribus libri 8. Opera et studio Cl. Salmasii Lugd. Batavor. : apud Franciscum Hegerum, 1640. £2,250 12mo. pp. [xxiv], 752, [xxxii]. *12, A-2I12, 2K8 (2K8

ACOSTA, Emanuel [with] MAFFEI, Giovan Pietro
THE JESUIT VIEW OF JAPAN BETWEEN 1548 - 1564 Rerum a Societate Iesu in oriente gestarum.... Accessere de Iaponicis rebus epistolarum libri 4, item recogniti, & in latinum ex hispanico sermone

ACOSTA, José de
AN ENLIGHTENED DESCRIPTION OF SOUTH AMERICAN NATIVE SOCIETIES De natura novi orbis ... et de promulgatione Evangelii apud babaros. Cologne, officina Birckmannica, 1596. £2,750 8vo., pp.

ADAMSON, John
A ROYAL COPY Ta tōn Mousōn eisodia: The Muses vvelcome to the high and mighty prince Iames … At His Majesties happie returne to his olde and natiue kingdome of Scotland, after

ADORNO, Agostino
Manuscript Letter. Genoa, 1496. £1,450 One sheet, 20.5 x 29.5cm, paper, autograph letter signed 30 March 1496, 16 lines (plus signature), Latin in a very neat, humanistic italic, brown ink, paper wafer seal and docket to verso, some

ADRICHEM, Christian van
SUPERB, VERY LARGE MAPS Theatrum Terrae Sanctae et Biblicarum Historiarum. Cologne, Mylius, Hermann (I.), 1628. £3950 Folio. pp. (xii) 286 (xxviii). Roman letter, with Italic, 12 maps (double-page or fold-out). Attractive engraved

AESOP
Vita & Fabulae...cum interpretatione Latina (and other works). Venice, Apud Aldum, October, 1505. £59,500 FIRST EDITIONS (in parts) Folio. 150 ll. A8 a8 B10 b8 C8 c8 D10 d8 e-h8 i6 k-_8, o4. Greek and Roman

AESOP
MORAL EDUCATION FOR MEDIEVAL PUPILS Aesopus moralistus cum bono commento. n.l., n.r., probably Augsburg, Johannes Schönsperger, 1497. £9,500 4to., 40 unnumbered leaves. a-c6, d4, e-g6. Gothic letter, text in

AGRICOLA, Georgius (BAUER, Georg)
IN USE AFTER 400 YEARS De re metallica libri XII. De animantibus subterraneis liber. Basel, Hieronymus Froben and Nicolaus Bischoff, 1561. £11,500 Folio, pp. (xii) 502 (lxxiv). Roman, Greek and Gothic letter.

AGRICOLA, Georgius (BAUER, Georg)
De re metallica libri XII. De animantibus subterraneis liber. Basle, Hieronymus Froben and Nicolaus Bischoff, 1561. £12,500 Folio, pp. [xii] 502 [lxxiv]. Roman, Greek and Gothic letter. Woodcut printer's device

AGRIPPA, Henrich Cornilius
Militiae Equitis Aurati...[I]n Artem Brevem Raymundi Lullii, Commentaria. Solingen, Joannes Soter, 1538. £4250 8vo. pp [284] a-r8 s6. Roman letter, occasional Italic. Woodcut initials, t.p.

ALBERTI, Leandro
Descrittione di tutta Italia ...... Aggiuntavi nuovamente la descrittione di tutte l'isole pertinenti ad essa Italia.. Venice, Ludovico Avanzi, 1561. £4,850 4to, ff. (41), 503. Roman and Italic letter, printed side notes. Large woodcut device

ALCIATUS, Andreas
A PATRICIAN'S COPY OF EMBLEMS Diverse imprese ... tratte di gli emblemi. Lyon, Guillaume Rouillé, 1551. £2,750 8vo., pp. 191, (1). Italic letter, little Roman; title and printer’s device within

ALCIATUS, Andreas
Emblemata…Emblemata, elucidata doctissimis Claudij Minois commentarijs ; quibus additae sunt eiusdem auctoris notae posteriores. Lyon, apud haeredes Gulielmi Rouillij,

ALDROVANDI, Ulisse
A PIONEERING WORK ON HOOVED ANIMALS Quadrupedum omnium bisulcornum historia. Bologna, Gian Battista Ferroni for Marco Antonio Bernia, 1641. £3,750 Folio, pp. (8), 1040,

ALDROVANDI, Ulisse
MOST UNUSUALLY COMPLETE [Complete Works]. Bologna, Nicola Tebaldino & Clemente e Giovanni Battista Ferroni per Marco Antonio Bernia, 1640-1652, 1668. £225,000 13 volumes, fol.: 1): pp. [4], 893,

ALFONSO X, King of Castile and Leon
TABLES FOR ASTRONOMICAL MATHEMATICS Tabule & Theoremata quorum hic est index ... In calce huius libri seorsum annexe sunt tabulae Elisabeth Reginae nuper castigatae & in ordinem redactae per L.

ALLEN, William, G.D., and Sir STANLEY, William
A briefe discouerie of Doctor Allens seditious drifts, contriued in a pamphlet written by him, concerning the yeelding vp of the towne of Deuenter, (in Ouerrissel) vnto the king of Spain, by Sir William

ALLESTREE, Richard [with] DADE, William [and] NEVE, John et. al.
12 EXCEPTIONALLY RARE ALMANACKS FOR THE YEAR 1635 £25,000 I. ALLESTREE, Richard.1635. A new almanacke and prognostication, for the yeere of our Lord God,

ALVAROTUS, Jacobus
Super feudis (With additions by Matthaeus de Corbinellis and Montorius Mascarellus). Venice, [Printer of the 1477 Alvarotus (Roman Type)], 1477, 10 July. £37,000 FIRST EDITION. Folio. 372 unnumbered leaves. a–c10, d8, e10, f8, g–l10, [m–o8,

ALVERNUS, Guillelmus
De fide De legibus. Augsburg, Günther Zainer, 1475. £13,500 FIRST EDITION fol. 139 ex 140 ll. lacking initial blank, unpaginated and unsigned [a9 b-o10], 43 lines plus headline to page, text in an

AMMONIUS, Alexandrinus Hermiae
Aristotelis categorias, et librum de interpretatione Venice, Vincentium Valgrisium, 1559. £1,950 FIRST EDITION thus. Folio, ff. (cviii). Roman letter, text in double numbered column, printer's

ANDERTON, Lawrence
The apologie of the Romane Church, deuided into three seuerall tractes [England], Printend [sic] with licence [by the English secret press], anno Domini 1604. £5250 FIRST EDITION. 4to.

ANDERTON, Lawrence
The Protestants Apologie for the Roman Church. [St. Omer] [English College Press], 1608 £3,600 FIRST EDITION thus. 4to. pp. [xxviii] 56 [iv] 57-751 [i.e. 756] [lxxii]. Roman

ANDRÉ, Valère
CONTEMPORARY BINDING Bibliotheca Belgica. Louvain, Jacob Zegers, 1643. £1,950 Small 4to. pp. (xiv) 900. Roman letter, occasional Italic. T-p in red and black with printer’s device; full-page engraving by Pierre Rucholle to verso with arms of

ANDREWES, Lancelot
Tortura Torti: siue, Ad Matthaei Torti librum responsio, qui nuper editus contra Apologiam serenissimi potentissimique principis, Iacobi, pro Iuramento fidelitatis. London, excudebat Robertus

ANONYMOUS
UNUSUALLY WELL PRESERVED COPY Closet for Ladies and Gentlevvomen. Or, The Art of preserving, conserving, and candying. London, Printed by John Hauiland, 1627. £4,950 12mo. 96 unnumbered leaves. A-H12.

ANONYMOUS
FINE SICILIAN BINDING Tractatus theologicus De Sacramento Poenitentiae. Manuscript, Sicily, mid-seventeenth century. £2,350 4to. ff. (iii) 251. MS, on paper, Latin.

ANTHROPOMORPHIC INITIAL I
Illuminated Manuscript in Latin on a leaf from an Antiphonal. Central Italy, mid-14th century. £1,850 Folio (475 x 340 mm). On recto seven four-line staves in red, music in square notation alternating with seven

ANTIPHONAL
Decorated Manuscript on Vellum. Spain, c. 1550, later additions dated 1769. £9,750 540 x 400 mm, 169 leaves, lacks first leaf of original codex, else complete, 1(2) (front pastedown is part of

ANTIPHONAL, WINTER PART
Decorated Manuscript on Vellum. Southern Spain, perhaps Grenada, or Portugal, c. 1600. £12,500 520 x 365 mm, 160 leaves, last numbered clxvii; I-XXI⁸ lacking 5ll. of text i.e. V₆, VI₇, IX₃, XIX₃

ANTWERP (broadsheet)
Gheboden ende uutgheropen, 20.12.1590. Alsoo verboden ende schandaleuse boecken bevonden worden, dat niemandt in eenighe sterf-huysen noch oude-cleercoopers gheen boecken en sullen vercoopen ten zy de selve zijn

APOLLONIUS, Rhodius
Interpretatio antiqua, ac perutilis in Apollonij rhodij Argonautica. Paris, Jacques Bogard for the widow of Conrad Neobar, 1541. £1,250 8vo. 152 unnumbered leaves, α-τ8. Greek letter. Small woodcut printer’s

APPIAN
IN SPLENDID CONTEMPORARY MOROCCO Delle guerre civili (with) Delle guerre esterne Florence (with) Venice, Heirs of Filippo Giunta (with) Nicolò Zoppino, 1526. £16,500 8vo, 2 works in one: 1): ff. 287, (1); 2): ff.

APPIANUS, Alexandrinus with FONTAINE, Jacques with ALTHAMER, Andreas
ON THE WARS THAT LED TO THE DEMISE OF ROME AND RHODES De civilibus romanorum bellis historiarum libri quinque et liber Illyricus & Celticus, Libycus & Syrius, Parthicus

APULEIUS, Lucius
Opera. Rome, Swyenheym and Pannartz, 1500. £8,500 Folio. ff. 118 [last blank] leaves 5-117 numbered I-cxii, cvi. [*] 4, a-t6, 44 lines and head-line. Roman letter a little Greek. Capital spaces with some

APULEIUS, Lucius
EXTENSIVE CONTEMPORARY ANNOTATIONS ON ANCIENT ROMAN NOVEL Opera. £17,500 Folio, 178 leaves, A6, a-m8.6, n8, o-x8.6, y-z6, &6, 76, missing first blank.  Elegant Roman letter;

AQUINAS, Thomas
MEDIEVAL PHILOSOPHY IN INCUNABLE EDITION Quaestiones de duodecim quodlibet. Nuremberg, Johann Sensenschmidt and Andreas Frisner, 15 April 1474. £19,500 Folio. 136 unnumbered leaves, the

AQUINAS, Thomas
AQUINAS' SEMINAL WORK Prima et secunda pars summe sacre theologie. Venice, Philippo Pincio Mantuano, 1509. £2,950 Folio, two volumes, 1) ff. 14, 148; 2) ff. (6), 195, (1). 1)

ARCHIMEDES
Opera quae extant. Nouis demonstrationibus commentariisque illustrata. Per Dauidem Riualtum a Flurantia Coenomanum. Paris, Apud Claude Morel, 1615. £5,950 FIRST EDITION thus. Folio. pp. [xliv] 549 (i.e. 551),

ARETINO, Pietro
BOUND FOR CHARLES DE VALOIS La terza, et vltima parte de Ragionamenti del diuino Pietro Aretino. [London], Appresso Gio. Andrea del Melagrano [i.e. John Wolfe], 1589. (with) Quattro comedie del diuino Pietro Aretino. Cioè Il Marescalco La

ARIOSTO, Lodovico
SPLENDID BINDING, SILK BROCADE PASTEDOWNS Orlando furioso di Messer Lodovico Ariosto. (with) Cinque canti di un nuovo libro di M. Ludovico Ariosto. Venice, in casa haer. Aldo I Manuzio,

ARIOSTO, Ludovico
Orlando furioso, tutto ricorretto, et di nuoue figure adornato. Alquale di nuouo sono aggiunte le annotationi di Girolamo Ruscelli, la vita dell'autore, descritta dal signor Giouambattista Pigna. Venice, appresso

ARIOSTO, Ludovico
FINELY ILLUSTRATED Orlando furioso et di nuovo postoui i cinque canti. Venezia, appresso Pietro Deuchino, 1574. £2,750 24mo in twelves. Three vols, ff. 166 + 166 + 228.

ARISTOPHANES
CLASSICAL COMEDY IN ALDINE EDITION Comoediae Novem. Venice, Apud Aldum, 1498. £59,500 EDITIO PRINCEPS. Folio. 346 unnumbered leaves, lacking two blanks. Text in Aldus’ large Greek type 146, 41

ARISTOTLE
THE FOUNDATION OF PHYSICS AND NATURAL PHILOSOPHY, A HANDSOME VOLUME De physico auditu...ab Averri cordubesi commentate. Venice, Andrea de Asula, 2nd October 1483. £19,500 FIRST EDITION thus. Folio, 159

ARISTOTLE
THE FERRARI - ROVIDA ANNOTATED COPY De animalibus et alia. Venice, Aldus, 1497 or 1498. £39,500 EDITIO PRINCEPS. Folio, ff. 457 (i.e. 458), (9), aaαα-&&ωω10,

ARISTOTLE
FINE ETON BINDING Organum, hoc est, libri omnes ad logicam pertinentes, Frankfurt, apud heredes Andreae VVecheli, Claudium Marnium, & Iohan. Aubrium, 1597 £4,950 Large 8vo. pp. 209-895, (i) only. O-KKk8. Greek and Roman letter in double

ARISTOTLE
Decem librorum Moralium Aristotelis, tres conversiones. Prima Argyropili Byzantij, secunda Leonardi Aretini, tertia vero antiqua per capita et numeros conciliate: communi, familiariq[ue]

ATHENAEUS
Deipnosophistae (with) Dipnosophistarum sive Coenae sapientum libri XV. Venice, Aldus Manutius and Andrea Torresani (with) Andreas Arrivabenus, 1514 (with) 1556. £29,500 FIRST EDITIONS, folio, pp. [xxxx] 192 [i];

AUGUSTINE St.
The Citie of God .. with the Learned Commentis of Jo. Lod. Vives. London, Printed by George Eld, 1610. £12,500 FIRST EDITION thus. Folio pp.(xx) 921 (xi) first and last blank. [A⁴, ²A⁶, B-4I⁶, 4K⁴] Roman letter, some Italic. Woodcut printer’s

AUSONIUS, Decius Magnus
Opera. Venice, In Aedibus Aldi et Andreae Soceri, November 1517. £3,500 FIRST EDITION thus. 8vo. ff. 107 [i]. Italic letter. Aldine device on t-p and last. Very faint occasional waterstains, sm. marginal piece

AZO OF BOLOGNA
Brocardica sive generalia juris. Basel, Kaspar Herwagen per Eusebium Episcopium, et Nicolai Episcopii haeredes, August 1567. £1,850 8vo. pp. [xx], 864, [lxxxiv]. Roman

BACCI, Andrea.
HANDSOME GIACOMO BONCOMPAGNI BINDING De Thermis Andreae Baccii...libri septem. Venice, apud Vincentium Valgrisium, 1571. £6500 FIRST EDITION. Folio. pp. (lxxii) 509 (i). Roman letter with Italic, occasional Greek. Printer’s device to t-p,

BACON, Francis
The Advancement of Learning...interpreted by Gilbert Wats London, For Thomas Williams, 1674. £450 Folio. pp. 1 engraved portrait + pp. [xxxii] 322 [ xx]. Roman and italic letter, head- and

BACON, Francis
De Augmentis Scientiarum Amsterdam, Johannis Ravestemius, 1662. £150 12mo pp (xx) 607 (LXVIII). Roman lettter, fine eng. t-p, early ms 'Liber R. Harby' at head and Mich: Batt a. aR on inner

BACON, Francis
The Naturall and Experimental History of Winds... London, Humphrey Moseley, 1653. £1,250 FIRST EDITION in English. 12mo pp. [xxvi] 384 [xxx]. Roman and italic letter, author portrait on

BACON, Sir Francis
Historia Vitae & Mortis. Sive, Titvlvs Secvndvs in Historiâ Naturali & Experimentali [etc.]. London, John Haviland for Matthew Lownes, 1623. £2,500 FIRST EDITION. 8vo., pp. [vi], 410, 407-454. A-2F⁸. Roman & italic letter. Title

BACON, Sir Francis
SIR MATHEW HALE’S COPY Opera tomus primus: qui continet De dignitate & augmentis scientiarum libros IX. Ad regem suum. London, In officina Ioannis Haviland, MDCXXIII. [1623] £25,000 FIRST EDITION thus. Folio. pp. [20], 493, [2]. [[par.]⁴,

BALE, John
A FINE SCOTTISH COPY Illustrum maioris Britanniae scriptorum. Wesel and Ipswich, Theodorus Platenus and John Overton, 1549. £16,500 FIRST EDITION, 4to, ff (xii) 255 lacking final blank, Roman letter,

BALE, John [BADE, Conrad]
Les vies des evesques et papes de Rome … nouvellement traduites de latin en françois.  Geneva, Conrad Badius, 1561. £13,500 FIRST EDITION thus. 8vo. pp. [lvi],

BARA, Jerome, SCOHIER, Jean, and MOREAU, Philippe
Le blason des armoiries, auquel est monstree la maniere que les anciens & modernes ont vse en icelles. (with) L' estat et comportement des armes. Contenant l'institution des armoiries, et

BARBARO, Daniello
La pratica della perspettiua .., opera molto vtile a pittori, a scultori, & ad architetti. Venice,  appresso Camillo, & Rutilio Borgominieri fratelli, al segno di

BARBERINI, Maffeo [POPE URBAN VIII]
FINE C17 BINDING Poemata. Rome, ex typographia Reverendae Camerae Apostolicae, 1637. £3500 4to. pp. (xx) 231 (i). Roman letter, occasional Italic and Greek. Engraved arms of Maffeo Barberini to t-p; two engraved headpieces (David playing the

BARDAJÍ Y ALMENARA, Juan Ibando de
BEAUTIFUL ‘OFFICIAL’ SPANISH BINDING Tractatus de officio gubernationis…regni Aragonum (with) Tractatus de officio in criminalibus…secundum foros Aragonum. Zaragoza, Lorenzo de Robles, 1592.

BARDI, Girolamo
Dichiaratione di tutte le istorie, che si contengono nei quadri posti nouamente nelle Sale dello Scrutinio, & del Gran Consiglio, del Palagio Ducale della Serenissima Republica di Vinegia. Venice, Felix

BARLEZIO, Marino
Historia del Magnanimo, et Valoroso Signor Georgio Castrioto. Venice, Fabio & Agostino Zoppini, 1580. £1,750 8vo, ff. [12], 403, [1], several ll. within gathering CCC misbound; final blank.

BARNES, John
CONTROVERSY IN JESUIT LITERATURE Traicté et dispute contre les équivoques, traduit du latin de R. P. F. Paris, R. Baragnes et J. Villery, 1625. £1,250 FIRST EDITION. 8vo. pp. (xl) 571

BARTHOLIN, Caspar
Institutiones anatomicae, nouis recentiorum opinionibus et obseuationibus Leiden apud Franciscum Hackium 1641 £1,950 FIRST EDITION thus. 8vo. pp.

BASIL THE GREAT
HANDSOME CONTEMPORARY BINDING, PAINTED FORE-EDGE D. Basilii Magni…Omnia sive Recens Versa. Basle, ex officina Hervagiana, 1540. Price on request FIRST EDITION. Folio. Two

BASSI, Martino
ARCHITECTURAL EPISTLES OF THE RENAISSANCE Dispareri in materia d’architettura e perspettiva. Brescia, Francesco e Pietro Maria Marchetti, 1572. £6,500 FIRST EDITION. 4to., pp. 53, (1) plus 12 numbered plates. Roman letter, little Italic;

BATESON, Thomas
The first set of English madrigales: to 3. 4. 5. and 6. voices. London : printed by Thomas Este, [1604] £27,500 FIRST EDITION. 4to. Six parts in one vol. Cantus: 16

BAUDIUS, Dominicus
STUFFED WITH MANUSCRIPT REMAINS Amores (with) Dissertationum ludicrarum at amoenitatum scriptores varii Leiden, Franciscus Hegerus and Franciscus Hackius, 1638. £1,450 8vo, two volumes in one: 1):

BAUHIN, Gaspard
PRINTING AND THE MIND OF MAN Pinax theatri botanici. Basle, sumptibus & typis Ludovici Regis, 1623. £9,500 FIRST EDITION. 4to. pp (xxiv), 522, (xxiv). *-3*⁴, A-Z⁴,

BECCADELLI, Ludovico
Vita Reginaldi Poli. Venice, Domenico & Giovanni Battista Guerra, 1563. £1,350 FIRST EDITION. 4to, ff. 48. Roman letter; printer’s device

BEDE, the Venerable Saint
Venerabilis Bedae Presbyteri De temporibus siue De sex aetatibus huius seculi liber incipit. Paris, Iehan Petit venditur in vico Diui Iacobi sub Leone argenteo, 1507. £2,950 Small 4to. 30

BEMBO, Pietro
A CONTEMPORARY PORTRAIT IN PRINT OF RENAISSANCE VENICE Historiae Venetae libri XII Venice, Aldus’ sons and Gualterio Scoto, 1551. £3,250 FIRST EDITION. Folio, ff. [4], 203, [1]. Neat Roman letter on

BEMBO, Pietro
A DOGE’S BINDING Rime di Pietro Bembo. Venice, per Giovanni Antonio Nicolini da Sabbio & fratres, 1530. £13,500 FIRST EDITION. 4to. ff. 54 unnumbered, A-D8 F10 A-C4, first and

BERNARD, SAINT
MONASTICAL GUIDEBOOK FOR WOMEN Sermoni diuotissimi ad vna venerabel sua sorella monacha: del modo del ben viuere Venice, Bernardino de Viano Vercelese, 1529. £3,750 8vo. ff. CXIX, (i). Roman letter. Large

BERNARDUS de LUTZENBURGO
NO COPIES RECORDED IN THE US Opusculum de Jubileo siue Peregrinatorium ad urbem Romanam. Cologne, [Petrus Quentell, 1525.] £2,500 FIRST EDITION. 4to. 14 unnumbered ll., A-B4 C6. Roman letter. T-p with decorated head- and tailpiece. Very light

BERTACHINUS, Johannes
NO COMPLETE COPIES IN THE US Repertorium iuris utriusque. Nuremberg, Anton Koberger, 25 October 1483. £59,500 Folio. 3 parts in 2 volumes. 468 + 452 unnumbered ff. [collation on

BERTELLI, Pietro
SUPERBLY ILLUSTRATED ITALIAN COSTUMES Diversarum nationum habitus. Padova, apud Alciato Alciati and Pietro Bertelli, 1594. £8,500 4to. ff. (ii) 93; engraved t-p (second reprint 1594) + 94 plates (2 fold-outs pasted to last fol.). Plates added

BESSARION, Cardinal Johannes
A DEFENSE OF PLATONISM AND A TRANSLATION OF ARISTOTLE'S METAPHYSICS In calumniatorem Platonis. Venice, in aedibus Aldi et Andreae Soceri, 1516. £15,000 Folio. ff. (viii) 116 + 55 (i). Roman letter, some Greek.

BEUGHEM, Cornelius von
GROUNDBREAKING POCKET SIZING Incunabula typographicae. Amsterdam, Joannem Wolters, 1688. £3,850 FIRST EDITION. 12mo pp (xiii) 191 (iii). Roman letter, printer’s sphere device on

BIBLE
IN BEAUTIFUL ENGLISH BLACK MOROCCO Psalterium Davidis. London, Apud R. Young, 1640. £3,250 8vo. pp. (264). A2, A-Q8, R2. Roman letter. Engraved title of King David, highlighted in red ink in a

BIBLE
The New Testament of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ. Newly translated out of the original Greek:. Cambridge, by the printers to the universitie, 1628. BIBLE. The whole booke of Psalmes collected into English meeter by T. Sternhold, I. Hopkins,

BIBLE
A COMPLETE EARLY-THIRTEENTH CENTURY PORTABLE PARISIAN BIBLE Illuminated manuscript on vellum France, Paris or Amiens, 13th century (2nd quarter). £150,000 146 x

BIBLE
ENGLISH BIBLE AND PSALTERIUM IN ORIGINAL BINDING   [BIBLE]. The booke of common prayer and administration of the sacraments: and other rites and ceremonies of the Church

BIBLE
ENGLISH BIBLE IN STAMPED AND EMBOSSED CALF COVER BIBLE. The Holy Bible including Genealogies London, Bonham Norton and John Bill, 1628. £2,750 4to. in 8s, mostly black letter, double column. Bible and

BIBLE
GENEVA MARRIAGE BINDING La Bible (with) Les CL. Pseaumes de David, … mis en rime francoise par Clément Marot, & Théodore de Besze. Avec la forme

BIBLE
Biblia Sacra. Antwerp, heirs of Arnold Bircmann, 1569-70 £3,950 4 vols, 24mo. ff. (xviii) 319 (i); 423 (i); 373 (i); 328 (xiv) (i). Text in Roman letter, side notes in Italic, woodcut printer’s

BIBLE
BIBLE. Bible, in Latin, decorated manuscript on vellum. Northern France, (Paris), mid 13th century. £120,000 192 by 130mm. (and 80mm. thick), 549 leaves

BIBLE
A VERY FINE EMBOIDERED DOS A DOS BINDING. New Testament London, by Robert Barker: and by the assignes of John Bill, 1633.[with] BIBLE. The psalter. With the addition of

BIBLE [with] PSALMS
SPLENDIDLY BOUND BIBLE. that is, the Holy Scriptures conteined in the Old and New Testament. …With most profitable annotations vpon all hard places, and other things of great importance. [Amsterdam], Imprinted at London by the deputies of

BIBLE [with] PSALMS
that is, the Holy Scriptures conteined in the Old and New Testament. ... (with) The book of Psalmes, collected into English meeter, by Thomas Sternhold .

BIBLE in Arabic
LARGE PAPER GOSPELS IN ARABIC Evangelium sanctum. [in Arabic] Rome, Tipografia Medicea Orientale, 1591 [1590]. £29,500 EDITIO PRINCEPS. Folio. pp. 368. Arabic letter, little Roman and Italic. 149 large, attractive woodcuts (69 repeated), partly

BIBLE in Arabic
ARABIC TYPE IN ITALIAN PRINT Evangelium Sanctum, in Arabic Rome, Medici Oriental Press, 1591. £25,000 FIRST EDITION. Folio, ff. 368. Arabic letter, a few lines in Latin on title and colophon, all neatly impressed

BIBLE, Cistercian
A MONUMENTAL 12TH-CENTURY CISTERCIAN LATIN BIBLE BOOKS OF ISAIAH, JEREMIAH, EZEKIEL, DANIEL, EPISTLES, ACTS, APOCALYPSE AND GOSPELS. Illuminated manuscript

BIBLE, New Testament in Greek
REMARKABLE MINIATURE IN ‘SHARKSKIN’ CASE. THΣ KAINHΣ ΔIAΘHKHΣ AΠANTA. Novum Iesu Christi Domini Nostri Testamentum. Sedan, Ioannes Iannoni, 1628 [March 1629]. £2,950 32mo. pp. [3], 4-571, [i] lacking last two blanks. Greek letter. Small

BIBLE, New Testament.
Greek. Tēs Kainēs Diathēkēs apanta. Novum Testamentum. Paris, ex officina Robert Estienne, typographi regij, typis regijs. 1546 £3,950 16mo. 2 parts in 1. pp. 528, 361 [vii]. a-z8, A-K8; 2a-2z8, (2z7-8 blank). Greek Letter, some Roman on titles,

BIBLE.
 The New Testament of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ. Newly translated out of the original Greek:. (with) The whole booke of Psalmes collected into English meeter by T. Sternhold, I.

BIBLIA
TWO RECORDED COPIES Testamenti Novi editio vulgata Lyon, apud Guillaume Rouillé, 1558. £2,750 16mo. pp. 496; 336 [16]. a-z8, A-H8; aa-xx8, *8.Roman letter, some Italic. Rouillé’s eagle and serpent device on title, small historiated initials,

BIBLIA
Biblia utriusque Testamenti. [Geneva], Robert Estienne, 1556-1557. £65,000 In 2 vols. Fol., ff. [10], 188, 316, [2], 436, 336, 41, [1]. Predominantly Roman letter, some Greek and Hebrew;

BIRETTE, Sanson
Refutation de l'erreur du vulgaire touchant les reponses des diables exorcises. Constances, Par Jean le Carrel, 1618. £2,850 FIRST EDITION. 8vo. ff. [14]-143. Roman letter, some Italic. Title

BOAISTUAU, Pierre and BELLEFOREST, Francois de, etc.
FANTASTICAL STORIES OF THE MIDDLE AGES AND RENAISSANCE Histoires Prodigieuses Extraictes de plusieurs fameux autheurs. Paris, Chez la Vefue Guillaume Cauellat

BOCCACCIO, Giovanni
La Fiammetta del Boccaccio per messer Tizzone Gaetano di Pofi, novamente revista. Toscolano Maderno, P. Alex. pag. Benacenses, F. Bena, (Alessandro Paganino), 1520. £4,250 8vo. ff. 107, (i). A-N8, O4. Italic

BOCCACCIO, Giovanni
DISAPPOINTMENT IN LOVE AND POLITICS Laberinto d'amore ... con una epistola a Messer Pino de Rossi confortatoria. Florence, [heirs of Filippo Giunta],

BOCHIUS, Joannes
Descriptio Publicae Gratulationis Spectaculorum et Ludorum. Antwerp, ex Officina Plantiniana, 1595. £11,500 Folio. pp. 174 [ii]. Roman and italic letter, historiated woodcut initials, head-and tail-pieces, title

BODIN, Jean
WITCHES, SORCERERS AND SPIRITS Le Fleau des demons et sorciers. Niort, Par David du Terrior, 1616. £3,750 8vo. pp. [v] 556 [xxii]. Roman and italic letter, occasional Hebrew and Greek, title within architectural

BODIN, Jean
De la demonomanie des sorciers. Paris, Chez Iaques de Puys Libraire Iuré, a la Samaritaine, 1581. £3,250 4to. ff. [xii] 256. ã4, e4, i4, A-Z4, Aa-Zz4, AAa-SSs4. Roman letter, some Italic and Greek. Du Puy’s

BODIN, Jean
De la demonomanie des sorciers. Paris, Chez Iaques de Puys Libraire Iuré, a la Samaritaine, 1580. £7,500 FIRST EDITION. 4to. [xiv], 252 (i.e. 256). ã4, e4, i4, õ2, A-Z4, Aa-Zz4, AAa-SSs4.

BOEMUS, Johannes
A COMPARATIVE STUDY OF AFRICAN, ASIAN, AND EUROPEAN CIVILISATIONS Mores, leges, et ritus omnium gentium. Lyon, Sébastien Gryphius, 1546. £2,950 8vo, pp. 311, [25]. Italic letter, little Greek;

BOETHIUS, Anicius Manlius Torquatus Severinus
Libri dialectici Venice, Giovanni Griffio, 1546. £2,750 Folio, ff. (2), 199, (1). Predominantly Roman letter, some Italic; large printer’s device on title, woodcut decorated initials (the first

BOILEAU DE BOUILLON, Gilles
FINE MAP OF THE AMERICAS La Sphere des deux mondes, composee en Francois, par Darinel, pasteur des Amadis Antwerp, Iehan Richard, au Soleil d'Or,

BOLTON, Edmund
FINE CONTEMPORARY MOROCCO Nero Caesar, or Monarchie Depraved. An Historical Worke, by the Translator of Lucius Florus. London, printed by T.S. for Thomas Walkely, 1622. £2,250 FIRST EDITION. Folio. pp. [xviii]

BOLZANIO, Urbano
Grammaticae Institutiones ad Graeca lingua. Venice, Paolo Manuzio, 1557 £1,950 8vo, ff. 322. Italic and Greek letter, some Roman. Printer’s woodcut device on title page and privilege on last

BOMBINO, Paulo
Vita et martyrium Edmundi Campiani martyris Angli è Societate Iesu. Antwerp, apud heredes Martini Nutii, 1618. £1,450 FIRST EDITION. 12mo pp. 360 (xii).

BONATTI, Guido
Decem tractatus astronomiae Augsburg, Ehrard Ratdolt,

BONAVENTURE, Saint
The life of the most holy father S. Francis. Douai, by Martin Bogard, 1635. £2,950 16mo. pp. [xxxii], 208, 193-346, [vi] . ã8, ẽ8, A-Z8. [lacking ã4 with portrait, last quire bound out of

BONHAM, Thomas
The chyrurgians closet: or, an antidotarie chyrurgicall. … Printed by George Miller, for Edvvard Brevvster, and are to be sold at the signe of the Bible at the north doore of Pauls, London,

BONIFACE VIII
POPULAR TEXTS OF CANON LAW Sextus decretalium liber in Lugdunensi coniclio editus. (with) Clementinarum Constitutionum liber. (with) Extravagantes communes a diversis Romanis Pontificibus. (with) Extravagantes seu

BONIFACIUS VIII
Sextus decretalium liber, jam recens ad vetustissimorum exemplarium fidem quam accuratissime emendatus. Lyon, excudebat Barthélemy Frein apud Guillaume Rouillé, 1555. £13,500 16mo. pp. 1102

BOODT, Anselmus
IMPORTANT WORK ON GEMSTONES AND MINERALS Gemmarum et lapidum historia. Nunc vero recensuit, à mendis repurgavit, commentariis et pluribus melioribusque figuris illustravit & multo locupletiore

BOOK OF HOURS
EXCEPTIONAL MINIATURE BOOK OF HOURS IN THE STYLE OF THE MILDMAY MASTER Book of Hours, Use of Rome, in Latin, illuminated manuscript on

BOOK OF HOURS
THE HOURS OF THE NOBLE FRASIA DA SIENA Book of Hours, Use of Rome, in Latin, illuminated manuscript on vellum probably Ferrara, Italy, 1460-1480. £28,500 81 x 61 mm, 382

BOOK OF HOURS
Book of Hours, use of Rome, in Latin and French, printed on vellum. Hore beate Marie virginis secundum usum Romanum totaliter ad longum sine require Cum multis suffragiis &

BOOK OF HOURS
PRINTED ON VELLUM Book of Hours, Use of Rome, in Latin and French. Ces presentes heures sont a lusaige de Romme toutes au long sans requerir. [Paris: Germain Hardouyn,

BOOK OF HOURS
Book of Hours, Use of Rome, in Latin and Dutch, illuminated manuscript on vellum, in a signed binding by Ludovicus Bloc. Low Countries

BOOK OF HOURS
A CHINESE INFLUENCE? Book of Hours, Use of Paris, in Latin and French, illuminated manuscript on vellum, with additional

BOOK OF HOURS
Book of Hours, in Latin and French, illuminated manuscript on vellum. Low Countries (probably French-Flanders), c. 1500 with

BOOK OF HOURS
Book of Hours, Use of Rouen, in Latin, illuminated manuscript on vellum. Northern

BOOK OF HOURS
Horae beate marie virginis secundum usum Romanum. [Paris], [Philippe Pigouchet pour Simon Vostre], (1506 ?) [Calendar 1502-1520] £22,500 8vo. ff. [140]. [a]8, b-c8, d4, e-s8. Gothic

BOOK OF HOURS
A VERY EARLY WOMAN PRINTER Ces presentes heures a lusaige de paris tout au long sans rien req̄rir |avec plusieurs belles histoires : nouvellemēt īprimees. Paris, par la veusve de feu Thielman Kerver

BOOK OF HOURS
A PRINCE-BISHOP'S COPY Use of Rome, in Latin. Hore divine virginis Marie secundum usum Romanum. Paris, Germain Hardouyn 1533 (Kalender: 1520-32). £38,750 PRINTED ON VELLUM

BOOK OF HOURS
Use of Rome, in Latin, illuminated manuscript on vellum. Low Countries (probably Bruges), c. 1460. £65,000 178

BOOK OF HOURS
Miniature Book of Hours, Use of Rome, in Latin and French, illuminated manuscript on vellum. Northern France (Paris), c.

BOOK OF HOURS
THE GABRIELLE D’ESTRÉES - PRINCE DE CONDÉ COPY The Hours of Gabrielle d’Estrées, Use of Paris, illuminated manuscript in Latin and

BOOK OF HOURS
The Hours of Catherine Semo, Use of Rouen, in Latin and French, illuminated manuscript on vellum. Flanders, beginning of 15th century £97,500   132 leaves

BOOK OF HOURS
Book of Hours, Use of Angers, in Latin and French, illuminated manuscript on vellum [northern France (probably Paris, perhaps Angers), c. 1510] £39,500 8vo, 155 x 112mm, 101 leaves (plus two original endleaves at back), complete, collation: i6,

BOUCHET, Jean
UNRECORDED NEW AND EXPANDED EDITION Les annales Dacquitaine faictz et gestes en sommaire des roys de France et Dangleterre, pays de Naples et de Milan. Revues et corrigees par lacteur et de nouvel iusques en lan

BOUCHET, Jean
RARE AND BEAUTIFULLY PRINTED EDITION Les triu[m]phes de la noble et amoureuse Dame et l'art de honnestement aymer. Paris, en la gallerie pro ou on va a la chancellerie par Jehan Longis,

BOURCHIER, Thomas. [with] LEYDANUS, Florentius.
  Historia ecclesiastica, de martyrio fratrum ordinis minorum divi Francisci, de observantia, qui partim in Anglia sub Henrico iix. Rege, partim in belgio sub principe auriaco,

BRACTON, Henry
De legibus et consuetudinibus Angliae. London, Richard Tottell, 1569. £9,750 FIRST EDITION, folio., ff (xvi) 444. Roman letter, index in italic, very large historiated initial repeated, others white on black.

BRACTON, Henry
PRINTING AND THE MIND OF MAN De legibus et consuetudinibus Angliae. London, Richard Tottell, 1569. £7,750 FIRST EDITION, folio, ff (xvi) 444. Roman letter, index in italic, very large

BRADSHAWE, Nicholas
NOT IN STC Canticum evangelicum summam. London, John Norton for Robert Bird, 1636. £9,500 8vo, pp (iv) 48 (ii) lacking initial leaf preceding t-p, certainly blank. Roman letter, decorative woodcut on t-p,

BRANCA, Giovanni
ILLUSTRATED MECHANICS Le machine. Rome, Ad ista[n]za di Iacomo Martuci ... per Iacomo Mascardi, 1629. £8,500 FIRST EDITION. 4to. ff. (iii) 77. Roman and Italic letter. T-p within architectural border with cherubs and standing figures of

BRESSANI, Francesco Giuseppe
THE JESUIT STORY IN CANADA Breue relatione d'alcune missioni de' PP. della Compagnia di Giesù nella Nuoua Francia del P. Francesco Gioseppe Bressani Macerata, Per gli heredi d'Agostino

BRETON, John le
Britton. London, In Flete strete by me Robert Redman dwellyng in saynt Dunstones parysshe at the signe of the George, [1533?] £9,500 FIRST

BREVIARIUM ROMANUM
A LOVELY RENAISSANCE BINDING Breviarium Romanum ex sacra potissimum scriptura, et probatis sanctorum historiis nuper confectum. Lyon, excudebat Balthazar Arnoullet &

BREVIARY FOR ROMAN USE
WITH AN ILLUSTRATION BY JOHN SCOTTOWE Decorated manuscript on vellum with three illuminated initials. Northern Italy, probably Lombardy or Ferrara,

BREYDENBACH, Bernard von
THE FIRST ILLUSTRATED TRAVEL BOOK Le grant voyage de hierusalem. Paris, for Francois Regnault, 1522. £37,500 4to. ff. (iv) 66 + folding plate, 67-90 + folding plate, 91-210, last blank. Lettre bâtarde, two parts

BRIGGS, Henry
THE FIRST COMPLETE SET OF TRIGONOMETRICAL TABLES Trigonometria Britannica: sive De doctrina triangvlorvm libri dvo. Gouda, Pieter Rammazeyn, 1633. £5,750 FIRST EDITION. Folio, pp. [viii] 110,

BROME, Richard
EXCEPTIONAL COPY OF THE FIRST EDITION, WITH IMPORTANT LIST OF PLAYERS' NAMES IN MANUSCRIPT The Antipodes: a Comedie. Acted in the Yeare 1638, by the Queenes Majesties Servants, at Salisbury Court

BROSSIN, Jacques
BOUND FOR LOUIS XIII Extrait des Descendans & Ascendans de Andre de Laval, Chevalier n.p., n.p., 1630. £7,500 FIRST EDITON. 4to. 28 unnumbered pages A-C4, D2. Roman letter, some

BRUNSCHWIG, Hieronymus
ALCHEMY IN THE SERVICE OF MEDICINE Liber der arte distulandi simplicia et composita : das nüv bůch d[er] rechte[n] Kunst zů distilliere[n], ouch vo[n] Marsilio Ficino

BRUTO, Giovanni Michele
DISTINGUISHED PROVENANCES Florentinae Historiae libri octo priores. Lyon, apud haeredes Iacobi Iuntae, 1562. £3,250 FIRST EDITION. 4to. pp. (xxx) 463 (xxxi). Roman letter, some Italic. Printer’s device to t-p, decorated initials. Intermittent

BUCHANAN, George
SCOTTISH HISTORY FROM JAMES VI'S TUTOR Rerum Scoticarum historia. Edinburgh, Alexandrum Arbuthnetum, 1582. £2,750 FIRST EDITION. Folio. ff. (iv), 85, (i), 74-249, (i).

BUCHANAN, George
Rerum Scoticarum historia .. Accessit De iure regni apud Scotos dialogus, eodem. [Antwerp : Printed by G. van den Rade] M.D.XXCIII. Ad exemplar Alexandri Arbuthneti editum Edimburgi,

BULLINGER, Heinrich
ORIGINAL BINDING, REMARKABLE PROVENANCE In luculentum et sacrosanctum Evangeliu domini nostri Iesu Christi secundum Lucam, Commentariorum lib. IX. (with) In divinum

BURGOS, Pedro Alfonso de
De vita & laudibus Mariae Virginis Libellus. Barcelona, Claudio Bornat, 1562. £1,950 FIRST EDITION. Sm. 8vo, ll. [iv] 94 [iv]. Roman letter. Woodcut printer’s device on t-p, woodcut historiated initials. Light age-yellowing, contemporary

BURTON, Robert
A NEW ENGLAND PROVENANCE The Anatomy of Melancholy. Oxford, for Henry Cripps, 1632. £4,750 Folio pp. (x) 78 (vi) 722 (x), two additional unnumbered ll. after 218. Roman

BUTLER, Charles
The principles of musik, in singing and setting: vvith the two-fold use therof, ecclesiasticall and civil. London, printed by Iohn Haviland, for the author, 1636. £4,950 4to. pp. [xiv], 135, [i]. [par.]-2[par.]⁴ A-R⁴. Roman letter, some Italic

CAESAR, Caius Julius
Commentarii, tradotti in volgare par Agostino Ortica della porta Genovese. Venice, Gregorio de Gregorii, 1523. £2,250 Small 8vo. ff. [viii] CCXXXI [i] including final blank. Italic letter,

CAESAR, Gaius Iulius
Commentarii tradotti di latino in volgar lingua. Venice, Paolo Manuzio, 1547. £2,250 8vo, ff. [7], 256 [i.e. 251]. Italic letter, large printer’s device on title and final verso, 5 full-page

CAESAR, Julius.
IMPRESSIVE ENGLISH ARMORIAL BINDING  Omnia quae exstant. Leiden, Frans van Ravelingen, in officina Plantiniana, 1593. £3250 8vo, pp. [8], 434, [30]. Predominantly Italic letter, little Greek and Roman; printer’s device on title, floriated

CAIUS, John
De antiquitate Cantabrigiensis Academiæ libri duo. London, Per Henricum Bynneman, Mense Augusto. 1568. £2,750 FIRST EDITION. Two parts in one. 8vo. pp. 340, 340b-e,

CALEPINO, Ambrosius
SPLENDID AND CURIOUS BOLOGNESE BINDING Dictionarium. Toscolano, Alessandro Paganini, 1522. £3650 FIRST EDITION. 4to. 223 numbered ll., t-p and ff. 13-156 missing. Printed Italic letter, occasional Roman, double column. Decorated initials.

CALEPINO, Ambrosius
SPLENDID AND CURIOUS BOLOGNESE BINDING Dictionarium. Toscolano, Alessandro Paganini, 1522. £3650 FIRST EDITION. 4to. 223 numbered ll., t-p and ff. 13-156 missing. Printed Italic letter, occasional Roman, double column. Decorated initials.

CALVIN, Jean
A HANDSOME BINDING CELEBRATING THE OTTOMAN DEFEAT? Institutio Christianae religionis. Strasbourg, Wendelin I Rihel, 1545. £15,000 Folio. pp.

CAMDEN, William.
IN DE THOU’S FINEST BINDING Britannia. London, [printed at Eliot's court press] impensis Georg. Bishop, 1600. £15,750 4to, pp. [16], 831, [27], 30, [2], [2] pls. Predominantly Roman letter, little Gothic, Italic, Greek and Old Saxon; engraved

CAMILLI, Camillo
108 FINE ENGRAVINGS Imprese illustri di diversi co i discorsi di Camillo Camilli et con le figure intagliate in rame di Girolamo Porro Padouano. Venice, Francesco Ziletti, 1586. £2,950 FIRST EDITION. 4to. (in

CAMPANUS, Johannes Antonius
Omnia Campani Opera. Venice, Andrea Torresano, 1502. £3,950 Folio. ff. 118 [vi] 84 [2] 58 [iv] 26 [i]. Roman letter; some light marginal spotting, slight marginal water-staining to one or two quires, not

CAPOBIANCO, Alessandro
Corona e Palma Militare di Arteglieria. Venice, Giovanni Antonio Rampazetto, 1598. £12,500 FIRST EDITION. folio, ff. [iv] 58. Roman letter; woodcut portrait of the author in his study with military apparatus on

CARACCIOLO, Marino II, Prince of Avellino
Highly decorative and unusually large law degree certificate. Naples, 8 June 1627. £3,750 Manuscript in brown ink on fine vellum (56 x 76 cm), 42 lines including ornamental heading gilt, ornate floral

CARDANO, Girolamo
67 ASTROLOGICAL CHARTS Libelli duo. Vnus, de supplemento Almanach. Alter, de Restitutione temporum & motuum coeslestium. Item Geniturae LXVII, insignes casibus & fortuna, cum expositione. Nuremberg, apud

CARDIM, António Francisco
THROUGH THE EYES OF MISSIONARIES: CAMBODIA, HAINAN, JAPAN, LAOS, MACAU, THAILAND, AND VIETNAM Relatione della provincia del Giappone. Rome, Andrea Fei, 1645. £4,950 FIRST EDITION.

CAREW, Thomas
TRAVELS IN WAR TIME Itinerarium R.D. Thomae Carue Tripperariensis .... cum histori facti Butleri, Gordon, Lesley & aliorum - (with) Itinerarium, Pars Altera. Mainz,

CAROSO, Fabritio
Il Ballarino. Venice, Francesco Ziletti, 1581. £12,500 FIRST EDITION. 2 parts 4to. ff. [viii] 16 184 [iv]. Italic letter, occasional Roman. Ziletti’s star device on both title pages, Caroso’s engraved

CARTWRIGHT, John
VERY RARE FIRST EDITION The Preachers travels: through the great countreyes of Syria, Mesopotamia, Armenia, Media, Hircania and Parthia. With the authors returne by the way of Persia, Susiana, Assiria, Chaldæa, and

CASAS Bartolomé de las
Istoria ò breuissima relatione della distruttione dell' Indie Occidentali. Venice, Marco Ginammi, 1630. £3,950 4to. pp. [xvi] 150 (ii), in double column, Spanish text in Roman letter, Italian

CASTIGLIONE, Baldassare
Le parfait courtisan. Rouen, De L’Imprimerie de George L’Oysselet, pour Claude Micard a Paris, 1585. £2,750 8vo. pp. (xxxii), 660, (xxxiv); Lacking last blank. Double column, French in Roman

CASTIGLIONE, Baldassare
Libro del cortegiano. Venice, figliuoli di Aldi, 1547. £1,950 8vo, ff. [5], 195, [8]. Italic letter; large Aldine device on title and verso of last leaf, within fine border with cornucopiae, cupids and mask; title and few other leaves a bit

CASTIGLIONE, Baldassare
Il libro del cortegiano Venice, Girolamo Scoto, 1556. £1,450 8vo. ff. 204. A-2B8, 2C4. Woodcut printer’s device on title, first line of title within small woodcut border, large historiated woodcut initials,

CASTLEMAINE, Roger Palmer, Earl of
The Catholique apology ... & D.r Du Moulins Answer to Philanax; as also D.r Stillingfleet’s last gun-powder treason sermon, his attaque about the treaty of Munster, & all matter of fact

CATANEO, M. Girolamo.
Rote perpetue, per le quali si puo con qual numero di due dadi si voglia … Brescia, Francesco Marchetti all’insegna dell’Ancora [per Lodovico Sabbio], 1562. £4250 FIRST and ONLY EDITION. Folio. ff. (2) 29, (1). Roman and Italic letter. Large

CATANEO, Pietro
A RENAISSANCE ARTIST’S COPY L' architettura … Sono aggiunti di piu il Quinto, Sesto, Settimo e Ottauo libro. Venice [Paolo Manuzio], 1567 £9,500 FIRST EDITION thus.

CATHOLIC CHURCH
THE GOAD - MENDHAM COPY Taxe cancellariae apostolice et taxe sacre penitentiarie itidem apostolice. Paris, Venundantur Toussaint Denis, 1520. £3,750 4to. ff. (iv)

CATHOLIC CHURCH, CURIA
A RENAISSANCE TREASURE STYLE BINDING Bullae et statuta officii septem sedis apostolicae potonotariorum in Curia Romana participandum. Rome, not before 1556, 1621-1661 and 1825. £49,500 Manuscript on Vellum.

CATO, Marcus Porcius, VARRO, Marcus Terentius, COLUMELLA, Lucius Moderatus, PALLADIUS, Rutilius Taurus
GILT INITIALS Libri de re rustica [Scriptores rei rusticae] Venice, in aedibus haer. Aldo Manuzio & haer. Andrea Torresano, 1533. £4,250 8vo. ff. (liv) 295 (i). Italic letter with Roman. Initials supplied in gold with red penwork, printer’s

CATS, Jacob
Proteus, ofte, Minne-beelden: verandert in sinne-beelden. Rotterdam, P. van Waesberge, 1627. £2,500 FIRST EDITION thus. 4to. pp. (viii), 35, (i), 315, [i]; 28; 91 (iii); 46,

CATS, Jacob
Proteus, ofte, Minne-beelden: - Emblemata D. Iacobi Catsii; In Linguam Anglicam transfusa. Rotterdam, P. van Waesberge, 1627. £750 4to. pp. 28; A-C4, D2. (English part only, of five). Roman and Italic letter.

CATULLUS, Gaius Valerius
Catullus et in eum commentaries M. Antonii Mureti. Venice, Paulus Manutius Aldus, 1554. £2,750 FIRST EDITION. 8vo. ff. [iv] 134 [ii]. Italic letter, occasional Roman and Greek. Anchor device on title and verso of

CATULLUS, Gaius Valerius, TIBULLUS, Albius, PROPERTIUS, Sextus
EX BIBLIOTHECA LAMONIANA Catullus. Tibullus. Propertius. Venice, in aedibus Aldo Manuzio, 1502. £3,750 8vo. Three works in one, first issue with ‘Propetius’ uncorrected on t-p, replacement

CATULLUS, TIBULLUS and PROPERTIUS [with] JUVENAL and PERSIUS
Carmina. Paris, Simon de Colines, 1529 [with] Satyrae. Venice, Aldus, 1501. £12,500 8vo, two editions in one volume: 1): ff. 167, [1]; 2): 78 leaves, A-G8, H10, a8, b4. Two different

CATULLUS, TIBULLUS, PROPERTIUS
(Works). Paris, Simon de Colines, 1534. £2,750 8vo. ff. 80, 89-168 (misnumbered). Italic letter, black-on-white woodcut initials. Title page from another contemporary edition, repaired at fore

CAUS, Salomon de
Les raisons des forces mouuantes, auec diuerses machines tant vtiles que plaisantes: auquelles sont adjoints plusieurs desseins de grotes & fontaines. Paris, chez Hierosme Droüart, ruë S. Iacques,

CAVENDISH, William. Earl of Devonshire. HOBBES, Thomas (?)
PHILOSOPHICAL COMMENTARY ON HUMAN BEHAVIOUR, THE CO-AUTHORS COPY Horæ subseciuæ. Observations and discovrses. London, [Eliot’s Court Press] for Edward Blount,

CAVICEO, Jacomo
Dialogue treselegant intitule le Peregrin, traictant de lhonneste et pudicq amour concilie par pure et sincere vertu. Paris, Jehan Petit, 1540. £9,750 8vo. ff (xii) 327, (lacks last, blank). Lettre Bâtard.

CELSUS, AULUS CORNELIUS
A DUCAL BOZERIAN De medicina libri octo. Leiden, Jean Elzevir, 1657. £2,750 12mo, pp. [24], 558, [2]. Roman letter, little Italic; engraved allegorical

CERVANTES, Miguel de
Les Nouvelles de Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra... Traduictes d'espagnol en françois, les six premières par F. de Rosset, et les autres six par le Sr d'Audiguier. Avec l'histoire de Ruis Dias et de Quixaire, princesse des Moluques, composée par le Sr

CERVIO, Vincenzo
THE ART OF FOOD CARVING Il trinciante. (with) Aggiunta fatta al trinciante. (with) Il mastro di casa. Rome, ad istanza di Giulio Burchioni, 1593. £5250 4to. Three works in one, pp. (viii) 162, two double-page fold-outs, separate t-p to each.

CESI, Bernardo
ELEMENTS OF THE EARTH IN EARLY SCIENTIFIC FORMAT Mineralogia sive naturalis philosophiae thesaurus. Lyon, Jacques and Pierre Prost, 1636. £3,750 FIRST

CHALMERS, David
RELIGION, POLITICS, AND POWER IN SCOTLAND UP TO THE EARLY C17 De Scotorum fortitudine, Doctrina & Pietate, ac de ortu & progressu haeresis in Regnis Scotiae

CHALONER, Thomas
De Rep. Anglorum Instauranda Libri Decem. (with) In Laudem Henrici Octavi. (and) De Illustrium Quorundum Encomiis Miscellanea. London, Thomas Vautrollier, 1579. £2,250 FIRST EDITION. 4to. pp. (xxiv) 379 (i).

CHARLES I
The King’s Maiesties Declaration to His Subjects concerning lawfull Sports to be used. London, Robert Barker, 1633. £950 FIRST EDITION. 4to. pp. (iv) 18. A-C⁴. First leaf blank but for

CHASTELLAIN, Georges
A ROYAL PROVENANCE Le Temple de Bocace, in French, finely illuminated de luxe manuscript on vellum. Central France, (probably Tours), c. 1500. £195,000 245 by 163mm., 54 leaves (plus two original vellum endleaves and two modern paper

CHAUCER, Geoffrey
IMPROVED SECOND EDITION The Workes of our Ancient and Learned Poet. London, Adam Islip, 1602. £8,500 Folio. ff. (xxiv) 376 (xiv). Black letter, some

CHOIRBOOK
Choirbook, in Latin, illuminated manuscript on vellum [Italy (probably Florence), thirteenth or early fourteenth century] £12,500 Folio. 320 x 240 mm. 40 leaves (plus a paper endleaf at front and back), wanting single leaves throughout and at

CHOLIERES, Dagoneau de, Jean
La guerre des masles contre les femelles Paris, chez Gilles Robinot, 1614. £4,950 12mo. ff. [viii] 143 [i]. ã8, A-Z8-4, Aa-Bb4. Roman letter, some Italic, small typographical ornament on

CHRYSOSTOM, St. John
DE THOU À LA GRECQUE Aliquot orationes.  D. Chrysostomi graecae, et latinae ... editae, ... cum Epiphanii quadam oratione, ac Historia de Iesu Christo: interpretibus

CICERO, Marco Tullio, [BONFADIO Giacomo]
Oratione di Cicerone, in difesa di Milone, tradotta di latino in uolgare da Giacomo Bonfadio. Venezia, in casa de’ figliuoli di Aldo, 1554 £2,750 FIRST EDITION thus. 8vo. ff. 38

CICERO, Marcus Tullius
SEVEN OF CICERO'S PHILOSOPHICAL ESSAYS Secundo volumine haec continentur, de natura Deorum libri III. Venice, Aldus and Andrea Torresani, 1523. £2,450 8vo, ff. 214, (2). Roman and Italic

CICERO, Marcus Tullius
Epistole famigliari.  Venice, Paolo Manuzio, 1554-55. £1,750 8vo, ff. 319, [1]. Italic letter; large printer’s device on title and, within floral border with putti, on last; occasionally

CICERO, Marcus Tullius
COLLECTION OF LETTERS, VERY RARE COMPLETE Epistolae familiares Paris, ex officina Simonis Colinaei, 1545. £3,950 16mo. ff. 327, (ix). A-2T8, last two leaves blank. Italic letter, titles in Roman, some Greek.

CICERO, Marcus Tullius
Epistole famigliari. Venice, Paolo Manuzio, 1554-1555. £1,750 8vo, ff. 319, [1]. Italic letter; large printer’s device on title and, within floral border with putti, on last; occasionally lightly age yellowed, light damp stain to lower gutter

CICERO, Marcus Tullius (with) SUETONIUS, Tranquillus (with) OVID (with) CASSANDER, George (with) QUINTILIAN (with) GUILLON, René (with) MURMELLIUS, Johannes (with) VIRGIL (with) DESPAUTÈRE, Jean
EXTENSIVELY ANNOTATED BY DU TARTRE CICERO, Marcus Tullius. M.T. Ciceronis ad Quintum Fratrem dialogi De Oratore liber primus et secundus (with) CICERO, Marcus Tullius. M.T. Ciceronis Pro Sexto Roscio Amerino, oratio, Barpt. Latomi artificio

CICERO, Marcus Tullius [with] APHTHONUIS, Sophista 
RHETORICS AND PHILOSOPHY Philippicae. [with] Praeexercitamenta Fabula. London, R. Pynson, 1520-1. £32,500 8vo. Two works in one. (1) ff. 137 (i.e. 138 misnumbered). Roman letter. Title within elaborate

CICERO. [MANUTIUS, Paolo (ed.)]
12 VOLUME ALDINE CICERO [Opera.] I-IV) and VI-XII) Venice, Paulus Manutius, 1547-1563; V) Venice, in aedibus Aldi et Andreae Torresani, 1519. £5,500 8vo. I) ff. 184; II) ff. 240; III) ff. 348;

CIEZA DE LEÓN, Pedro
PERU AND THE WEST INDIES La prima parte dell'Istorie del Peru. (with) LOPEZ DI GOMARA, Francesco. Historia delle nuove Indie Occidentali. (with) LOPEZ DI GOMARA, Francesco. Historia di Don

CINI, Desiderio
Desiderio, e speranza fantastichi. Comedia tropologica. Da Desiderio Cini di Pistoia composta. Venice, Sebastiano de Combi, 1607. £1,450 FIRST EDITION. 12mo. pp. 334 (i.e. 330), (vi), last two blank. A-O12.

CLEMENT OF ALEXANDRIA
EX-LIBRIS ABRAHAM ORTELIUS Klēmentos Alexandreōs ta heuriskomena hapanta Florence, Lorenzo Torrentino, 1550 £20,000 EDITIO PRINCEPS. Folio. ff. 347 (i). Greek letter, occasional Roman

CLENARDUS, Nicolaus
Institutiones ac meditationes in Graecam linguam, … Frankfurt, apud Andreae Wecheli heredes, Claudium Marnium, & Ioannem Aubrium, 1590. £9,750 4to. pp. (cxxiv), 414, (x), 415-574 dbl. cols., (xvi). πa-p⁴, q², A-Z⁴, a-2g⁴, ⁴2g⁴, 2h-2s⁴. Roman

CLUSIUS, Charles
SUPERBLY ILLUSTRATED BOOK ON BOTANY Rariorum plantarum historia. Antwerp, ex officina Plantiniana apud Ioannem Moretum, 1601. £4,750 Folio. pp. (xii)

COGAN, Thomas
The Haven of Health: Chiefly gathered for the comfort of Students, and consequently of all those that have a care of their health. London, Printed by Henrie Midleton, for William Norton, 1584. £12,500 FIRST EDITION. 4to. pp. [xiv], 284, [xx].

COLOGNE CHRONICLE
CONTEMPORARY HAND COLOURING Die Cronica van der hilliger stat van Coellen. Cologne, Johann Koelhoff, the Younger, 23 Aug. 1499. £39,500 FIRST EDITION. Folio. ff 368. A–I⁶, K10, L–Z6, a–d⁶, e4, f–z6, aa–nn⁶. Gothic letter. Table in 2 columns,

COLUMNA, Petrus Galatinus
A VERY RARE AND CURIOUS CABALISTIC WORK De arcanis catholicae veritatis, contra obstinatissimam Judeorum nostrem tempestatis perfidiam: ex Talmud, aliisque hebraicis libris nuper excerptum.

COMICORUM GRAECORUM
Sententiae, id est gnomai. Geneva, Henri Estienne, 1569. £1,450 16mo, pp. (xxxii) 633 (i.e. 635), (v) last blank. Italic, Greek, and Roman letter. Woodcut headpieces, with Shirburn Castle North Library label,

COMMINES, Philippe de
  An Epitome of All the Lives of the Kings of France. London, I. Okes, 1639. £950 FIRST EDITION 8vo. pp. (xiv), 344, (viii). Roman letter; elaborate engraved architectural frontispiece depicting

COMMINES, Philippe de
Historia delle guerre di Lodovico XI. Venice, P. Geronimo Giglio, 1569. £1,650 Small 8vo., ff. (xii) 248 (viii). Italic letter printer's devices on title and at end, some woodcut initials and

CONTILE, Luca
Le rime di Messer Luca Contile divise in tre parti con discorsi, et argomenti di M. Francesco Patritio, et M. Antonio Borghesi. Con le sei canzoni dette Le sei sorelle di Marte. Venice,

CORNEILLE Pierre
Le Menteur. Rouen, et se vend à Paris : A. de Sommaville et A. Courbé, 1644 £3,950 12mo. pp. [viii], 91 [i]. a4, A-G6, H4. Roman letter. Small typographical ornaments on title, grotesque and floriated woodcut

CORTE, Claudio
The art of riding, conteining diuerse necessarie instructions. London, By H. Denham, 1584. £17,500 FIRST EDITION. 4to. pp. [xii], 112. A⁴, [par.]²,

CORVINUS, Johannes Arnold
THE BALUZE – DE ROTHESAY – SCHIFF COPY   Postumus Pacianus seu Definitiones. Amsterdam, Louis Elzevir, 1643.                                                          

COTTA, Catellano
Memoralia ex variis utriusque Iuris Doctoribus collecta. Lyon, Jean Frellon, 1556. £1,950 8vo, pp. (40), 942, (50). Neat Roman letter, little Greek, large woodcut initials. Original

COUTUMES DE PROVENCE
Arrest par lequel est p[ro]hibe et defendu a tous Prelatz/ Chapitres/Prieurs/Vicaires/ et administrateurs des Eglises de ne faire aucune exactions, donne par la court de Parlement de Provence le dixneuviesme de

CRESCENZI, Pietro de
AN INFLUENTIAL MEDIAEVAL TREATISE ON AGRONOMY AND AGRICULTURE Opera di Agricultura. Ne la quale si contiene a che modo si debbe coltivar la terra, la proprieta’ de tutti e frutti, &

CRESCENZI, Pietro de’
BEAUTIFULLY ILLUSTRATED De agricultura vulgare. Venice, [Alessandro Bindoni,] 1519. £4,500 Small 4to. ff. 235 [234] (vi). Roman letter, large Gothic to t-p, double column. Woodcut of Justice to recto and large woodcut from Alexander

CRESPET, Pierre
Devx livres de la hayne de Sathan et malins esprits contre l'homme… pour nuyre à l'homme par charmes, obsessions, magie, sorcellerie, illusions, phantosmes… en l’Eglise… Paris, Chez Guillaume de La

D'ORLÉANS, Louis
Second advertissement, des catholiqves anglois avx François catholiques, & à la noblesse qui suit à present le roy de Nauarre. Paris, Chez Guillaume Bichon, M.D.XC. £1,650 FIRST EDITION. 8vo. ff. 167

D’ORLÉANS, Louis
Second advertissement, des catholiqves anglois avx François catholiques, & à la noblesse qui suit à present le roy de Nauarre Paris, Chez Guillaume Bichon, M.D.XC £1,650 FIRST EDITION. 8vo. ff. 167 [i.e. 175], [iii]. A-Y⁸. Roman letter, some

D’OSSAT, Arnaud
Lettres de l'illustrissime et reuerendissime cardinal D'Ossat euesque de Baieux. Au roy Henri Le Grand. Paris, par Ioseph Bouillerot, demeurant en la rue de Harlay au Croissant, 1624. £2,250 FIRST EDITION. Folio. pp. 24, [ii] 313, [i]; 445,

DANEAU, Lambert
Deux traitez nouveaux. Le premier touchant les sorciers, Le second contient une breve Remonstrance sur les jeux de cartes et de dez. [Geneva], Par Jaques Baumet, 1579 £4,950 8vo. Two works in

DAVENANT, John
Expositio epistolæ D. Pauli ad Colossenses. Cambridge, Apud Thomam Buck, celeberrimæ Academiæ typographum, 1639. £2,750 Folio. [viii], 415, [xvii]. [par.]4 A-3H4. Roman letter some Italic,

DAVIES, John
Antiquæ linguæ Britannicæ, nunc vulgò dictæ Cambro-Britannicæ, a suis Cymraecae vel Cambricae, ab aliis Wallicæ, et linguæ Latinæ, dictionarium

DAVIES, Sir John
A MAJOR HISTORICAL WORK A Discovery of the True Causes why Ireland was never entirely Subdued. London, John Jaggard, 1612. £3,750 4to, pp. (iv) 287 (i). lacking first blank except for signature. Roman letter,

DE BILLON, François
A PASSIONATE PANEGYRIC ON THE MERITS OF WOMEN Le Fort inexpugnable de l'honneur du sexe femenin. Paris, Ian d'Allyer, 1 April 1555. £9,500 FIRST EDITION. 4to., pp. 257, (vi). Woodcut

DE BOURGOGNE, Antoine
Mundi Lapis Lydius, sive Vanitas per Vertate falso accusata & convicta opera. Antwerp, Jaon. Cnobbari, 1639. £2,250 FIRST EDITION 4to. pp. [xxviii] 249 [xxvi]. Roman letter, a little italic,  printed side

DE DOMINIS, Marco Antonio
Sui reditus ex Anglia consilium. Rome, Typography of the Rev. Apostolic Chamber, 1623. £2,250 FIRST EDITION. 4to, pp. 39, (1). Roman letter, little Italic; large printer’s device within elegant

DE L'ORME, Philibert
BEAUTIFULLY PRINTED AND ILLUSTRATED TREATISE Nouvelles inventions pour bien bastir. Paris, Hierosme de Marnef et Guillaume Cauellat, au mont S. Hilaire à l'enseigne du Pelican, 1576. £6,500 Folio. pp. (xii), 94,

DE SAINCTES, Claude (ed.).
A RARE SAMMELBAND IN FINE BINDING Leitourgiai tōn hagiōn paterōn [Λειτουργίαι τῶν ἁγίων πατέρων] (with) Litvrgiae sive Missae Sanctorum Patrum. Paris, apud Guil. Morelium, 1560. £4,750 FIRST EDITIONS (some texts in EDITIONES PRINCIPES). Folio.

DE VIERI, Francesco
Discorso … intorno a’ dimoni, volgarmente chiamati spiriti. Florence, Bartolomeo Sermartelli, 1576. £4,250 FIRST and ONLY EDITION. 8vo, (xvi), 108, (iv). Roman and

DE'MEDICI, Lorenzo
Poesie Volgari. Venice, Figliuoli di Aldo, 1554. £8,750 FIRST EDITION. 8vo. ff. 205 (iii). Roman and Italic letter, anchor device to title page and verso of last, historiated woodcut

DEL MIGLIORE, Ferdinando Leopoldo
BOUND FOR THE DEDICATEE, MARQUIS AND AMBASSADOR TO CARDINAL DE’MEDICI Senatori Fiorentini. Florence, Stamperia di S.A.S. alla Condotta, 1665. £4,750 FIRST EDITION,

DEL MONTE, Guidobaldo
MATHEMATICS IN SERVICE TO EARLY THEORIES OF PHYSICS In duos Archimedis aequeponderantium libros paraphrasis. Pesaro, Girolamo Concordia, 1588. £7,500 FIRST EDITION.

DELLA PORTA, Giovan Battista.
SUPERBLY ILLUSTRATED ASTROLOGY Della celeste fisionomia…libri sei. Padua, per Pietro Paolo Tozzi, 1616. £1,950 4to. pp. (xii) 144 (iv). Roman letter, with Italic, t-p in red and black.

DEMOSTHENES
Orationes Quatuor contra Phillipum. Venice, Paulus Manutius, 1551. £1,350 4to. ff (lii). Roman letter; title with anchor and dolphin device surrounded by cornucopiae and cherubs, early manuscript underlinings and

DEMOSTHENES
Orationes Quatuor contra Phillipum. Venice, Aldi Filios, 1549. £1,450 4to. ff (lii). Roman letter; title with anchor and dolphin device surrounded by cornucopiae and cherubs, contemporary manuscript underlinings,

DEVEREUX, Robert
IRISH MILITARY CONDUCT, A GUIDE Lawes and orders of warre, established for the good conduct of the seruice in Ireland. London, Christopher Barker (?), 1599 (?). £3,950 FIRST EDITION. 4to., pp.

DI COSTANZO, Angelo
Historia del regno di Napoli. Con l'agiontione de dodeci altri libri. Aquila, Gioseppe Cacchio, 1582. £3,450 FIRST EDITION, variant issue. Folio. pp. [xii], 477, [iii]. Roman letter.

DIONYSIUS OF HALICARNASSUS
Antiquitatum Romanarum Lib. X and De Compositione Robert Estienne, Paris, 1546/1547 £1,750 EDITIO PRINCEPS. Folio, pp (ii) 3 – 538 (ii), (ii) 3 – 128 (iv). Two parts in one, separate title page

DIONYSIUS OF HALICARNASSUS
De Thucydidis Historia Iudicium. Venice, Paolo Manuzio, 1560. £2,500 4to, 94 unnumbered leaves. Roman letter, large sections in Greek. Aldine device on title page and verso of final leaf, a few small ink-spots

DIONYSIUS Periegetes
AN INCUNABLE TRANSLATION FROM VERSE OF A GEOGRAPHY MANUAL OF ANTIQUITY De situ orbis. lat. von Antonius Beccaria. Venice, Bernhard Maler, Erhard Ratdolt and Peter Löslein,

DIONYSIUS Periegetes
THE GEOGRAPHY OF ANTIQUITY IN VERSE De Situ Orbis Ferrara, Ioannes Maciochus, 1512. £1,950 EDITIO PRINCEPS, 4to., 52 unnumbered leaves. A-E8F, G6. First half Greek letter, rest Roman, quite

DIONYSIUS PERIEGETES and POMPONIUS MELA
BLANKAART’S COPY Situ orbis description [et alia]. [Geneva], Henri Estienne, 1577. £1,750 Large 4to, pp. [8], 158, [24], 47, [1], 152. Greek and Roman letter; large printer’s device on title; floriated initials, typographical head-pieces and

DIONYSIUS, Halicarnassensis
TH ATHOLL - LINDESAY COPY Antiquitatum siue originum Romanarum libri 10. Sigismundo Gelenio interprete. Basel, per Hier. Frobenium et Nic. Episcopium, 1549. £10,000 Folio. pp. (48), 518, (34).

DODOENS, Rembert
A CELEBRATED AND INNOVATIVE HERBAL A new herball, or historie of plants: their names, natures, operations, & vertues: and that not onely of those which are heere growing in this our countrie of

DOGLIONI, Giovanni Nicolo
L'ungheria Spiegata. Venice, Damian Zenaro, 1595. £3,250 FIRST EDITION. 4to. pp. (xxxii) 209 (iii). Roman and Italic letter, woodcut initials, head- and tail-pieces, title page with printer's salamander device

DOLCE, Lodovico
MINERALOGY Trattato delle gemme che produce la natura; nel quale di discorre della qualità, grandezza, bellezza et virtù loro. Venice, Giovan Battista & Giovan Bernardo Sessa, 1617. £2500 8vo. pp. 188, (iv). Roman and Italic letter,

DOLCE, Lodovico
A DOGE’S BINDING – WILLIAM BECKFORD’S COPY La Hecuba, Tragedia. Venice, Gabriele Giolito, 1543. (with) Didone, Tragedia. Venice, in casa haer. Aldo I Manuzio,

DONATO D'EREMITA, FRA
BEAUTIFUL ILLUSTRATIONS OF ALCHEMICAL EQUIPMENT AND EXPERIMENTS Dell'elixir Vitae Naples, Secondino Roncagliolo, 1624. £24,500 FIRST EDITION. Folio. pp. (xii) 182 +

DONNE, John
HANDSOME CONTEMPORARY BINDING Poems by J.D. with Elegies on the Authors death. London, printed by M.F. for John Marriot, 1639. £12,500 8vo. pp. (x) 388 (xxxii). Roman letter. Elegant engraved

DONNE, John
ON THE CONTROVERSIAL RIGHTS AND DUTIES OF CATHOLICS IN ENGLAND Pseudo-martyr. Wherein this conclusion is euicted. That those which are of the Romane religion in this kingdome, may and ought to take the Oath of

DONNE, John
Poems, by J.D. VVith elegies on the authors death. London, printed by M[iles]. F[lesher]. for Iohn Marriot, and are to be sold at his shop in St Dunstans Church-yard in Fleet-street, 1633. £32,500 FIRST EDITION. 4to. pp. [xii], 406, [ii]. With

DORSTEN, Theodor
BENEDETTO VARCHI’S COPY Botanicon Frankfurt, Christian Egenolff, 1540. £39,500 FIRST EDITION. Folio, ff. (10), 306. Predominantly Roman letter, some Greek and

DREXEL, Jeremias
SINNERS’ HELLISH REWARDS, FROM THE HAMPTON PALACE LIBRARY Infernus damnatorum carcer et rogus aeternitatis pars II. Antwerp, Jan Cnobbaert,

DREXEL, Jeremias
THE ANNOTATED TORMENTS AWAITING SINNERS Infernus damnatorum carcer et rogus aeternitatis pars II. Cologne, Bernhard Wolter, 1632. £1,750 16mo., pp. (16),

DREXEL, Jeremias
RELIGIOUS EMBLEMS DEDICATED TO PRINCE JOHANN OF HOHENZOLLERN-SIGMARINGEN Zodiacus Christianus ... seu signa XII divinae praedestinationis. Cologne, Cornelius van Egmondt,

DREXEL, Jeremias
THE VIRTUES OF SEXUAL ABSTINENCE FROM AMBASSADOR KENELM DIGBY’S LIBRARY Nicetas seu triumphata incontinentia. Cologne, Cornelius van Egmondt, 1631. £3,250 24mo., pp. (14), 284, (2). Roman

DU FAUR, Pierre
FRENCH LEGAL COMMENTARY De diversis regulis Iuris antiqui. (with) De justitia et jure: itemque de origine iuris. Lyon [Geneva], François Le Fèvre, 1602;

DU FOUILLOUX, Jacques
DETAILED REFERENCE WORK ON HUNTING La caccia di Giacomo di Foglioso scudiero e signore di esso luogo, paese di Gastina in Poitu. Con molte ricette, & rimedij per risanare i cani da diuerse

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FOOD, WINE AND THEIR RELATION TO EMOTIONAL WELL-BEING Il tesoro della sanita. Nel quale s'insegna il modo di conseruar la sanita et prolungar la vita. Venice, Lucio

DURET, Jean.
Aduertissemens sur l'edict d'Henry roy de France et de Pologne, faisant droict aux Remonstrances proposees par les Estats du Royaume assemblez par son commandement en la ville de Bloys l'an 1576. Lyon,

EDWARD IV [Yearbooks]
Les Ans ou Reports del raigne du Roye Edward le quart, nouelment reuieu et corrigee en diuers lieux.....Auxy vous aues in cest Impression les cases icy referres al Abridgement de Brooke, & as auters Lieurs del common Ley. London, Thomas Wight

EGNATIUS, Giovanni Battista
De exemplis illustrium virorum Venetae civitatis, atque aliarum Gentium Paris, Bernardo Torresano sub Aldina Bibliotheca, 1554. £2,750 16mo, ff. (16), 334, (2), missing

ELISABETH I
Discours de la prinse de deux grandes navires envoyees de la part de la royne d'Angleterre au roy de Navarre Paris, veuve François Plumion, 1589 £1,650 FIRST

ELYOT, Sir Thomas
THE EDUCATION OF PRINCES The boke named the governour. London, Thomas Marsh, 1557. £8,500 8vo. ff. (viii) 216. Black letter, some Italic. Title within woodcut architectural border

EMILIO, Paolo
Historia delle cose di Francia Venice, Michele Tramezzino, 1549. £1,450 FIRST EDITION thus. 4to ff. (xxviii) 354 (ii). Italic letter, woodcut printer's device of the Sybilline Oracle on title,

ENGLAND
POVERTY LEGISLATION BY CHARLES I Orders and directions, together with a commission for the better administration of iustice: how, and by whom the lawes and statutes tending to the reliefe of the poore, the well

ENGLAND
Modus tenendi unum Hundredum sive Curiam de Recordo London, William Myddleton, 1547. £3,250 8vo. 14 unnumbered leaves. A8 B6 lacking final blanks. Black letter, attractive title with Royal arms between white on

EPICTETUS
Enchiridion, et Cebetis Tabula Leiden, Ex Officina Plantiniana Raphelengii, 1616. £2,250 64mo, text 7.1cm x 4.4cm (2.8” x  1.7”) pp. 247, (9). Greek and Roman letter, single column parallel

EPIPHANIUS of Constantia, SAINT
Tou agiou patrow hmon Epifaniou. Ad physiologum. Eiusdem in die festo Palmarum Sermo. Antwerp, Christopher Plantin, 1588. £3,950 Two parts in one. 8vo. pp. (xvi) 124 (xii). Roman, Italic and Greek letter. Nearly

EPISTOLAE GRAECAE
REFERENCE COLLECTION OF LETTERS BY THE GREEK CLASSICS Epistolae diversorum philosophorum. Επιστολαὶ διαφόϱων φιλοσόφων.  Venice, Aldus Manutius, March 1499. £35,000 EDITIO PRINCEPS. 4to. Two volumes in one,

ERASMUS, Desiderius
Opus de conscribendis epistolis. Paris, Simon de Colines, 1539. £9,500 8vo, ff. 194. Roman letter, very little Greek; title within floral border with centaurs, nymphs, medallion portraits and printer’s monogram; light dampstain to blank head of

ESSEX
BECKFORD’S COPY The True Mannor and Forme of the Proceeding of the Funerall of the Right Honourable Robert Earle of Essex and Ewe. (with) An Elegie upon the most lamented death of the Right Honourable and truly

ESTIENNE, Charles
Seminarium, et plantarium fructiferarum praesertim arborum quae post hortos conseri solent. Paris, Robert Estienne, 1540. £1,950 8vo, pp. 193, [23]. Roman letter, little Greek; printer's device

ESTIENNE, Charles
A LARGE PAPER COPY De dissectione partium corporis humani libri tres… cum figuris, & incisionum declarationibus, à Stephano Riuerio chirurgo compositi. Paris, apud Simonem Colinæum,

ESTIENNE, Henri
FROM THE LIBRARY OF LOUIS IV'S FIRST MINISTER Nizoliodidascalus, Siue, Monitor Ciceronianum Nizolianorum. Geneva, Henri Estienne, 1578. £1,250 FIRST EDITION. 8vo. pp. (viii), 200. Roman letter, some Greek,

ESTIENNE, Henri
ON WINE AND BOOKFAIRS Francofordiense emporium. [Geneva], Henri Estienne, 1574. £5,750 FIRST EDITION. 8vo, pp. [8], 31, [1], 120. Roman and Greek letter, a little Italic;

ESTIENNE, Henri
C16 ENGLISH BINDING Annotationes in Sophoclem et Euripidem [Geneva, Henri II Estienne,] 1568. £2750 FIRST and ONLY EDITION. 8vo. pp. (xvi) 207 (i). Roman letter, with Italic and Greek. Printer’s device to t-p, floriated initials. Light age

ESTIUS, Gulielmus
Historiae martyrum Gorcomiensium, maiori numero Fratrum Minorum, qui pro fide Catholica a perduellibus interfecti sunt anno Domini M.D. LXXII. Libri quatuor. Douai, Baltazaris Belleri,

EUCLID
SIR ROWLAND HILL'S COPY, INVENTOR AND ENTREPRENEUR Elementorum liber decimus. Paris, Michel de Vascosan, 1551. £4,950 FIRST EDITION thus. 4to, ff. (xviii) 140. Theorems in Roman letter,

EUCLID
EXTENSIVE EARLY ANNOTATIONS AND DIAGRAMS Stoicheion Bibl. XV Ek ton Theonos Synousion. Proklou bibl. IV. Basle, J. Herwagen, 1533. £37,500 EDITIO PRINCEPS. Folio

EUCLID
THE MOST FAMOUS MATHEMATICAL TEXTBOOK Opera. Venice, Joannes Tacuinus de Tridino, 1510. £29,500 Folio, 240 unnumbered leaves. (10) A-Z8, AA-EE8, FF6, lacking last blank. Theorems in

EUCLID
LATIN EDITION OF EUCLID'S WORKS Elementorum geometricorum libri XV. Basle, Iohannem Hervagium, 1546. £7,500 Folio, pp. (viii) 587 (i). Roman letter in two sizes, commentary in italic, some Greek innumerable

EURIPIDES
ALDINE PRINCEPS IN BOZERIAN BINDING Tragoediae. Venice, Aldus, 1503. £9,750 EDITIO PRINCEPS. 2 volumes 8vo. (242) (216) unnumbered ff. Volume I: Α-Γ⁸, Δ⁴, Ε-Η⁸, Θ⁶, Ι-Λ⁸, Μ⁶, ΝΞ⁸, Ο¹⁰, Π-Ρ⁸,

EURIPIDES
 A MAGNIFICENT PAIR Tragoediae. Venice, Aldus, 1503. £27,500 Two volumes 8vo. (268); (189) unnumbered ff. Greek letter, Aldine dolphin device to versos of last, frequent Latin and Greek marginalia in

EUSEBIUS
Eusebii Pamphilii de euangelica praeparatione Treviso, Michael Manzolus 12 January, 1480. £6,500 Folio. 106 unnumbered leaves, a10 b-n8/6 o6 p8, initial and final blanks missing.

EUTROPIUS
AN ACCOUNT OF THE GALLIC WARS Epitome Belli Gallici. £3,750 Paris, Robert Estienne, 1544. FIRST EDITION, 8vo., pp. (ii) 3-134 (civ). Mostly Italic, some Roman letter, a little Greek. Estienne’s woodcut Noli

EYNATTEN, Maximilian
Manuale exorcismorum: continens instructiones, & exorcismos ad eiiciendos è corporibus obsessis spiritus malignos. Antwerp, ex officina Plantiniana, apud Balthasarem Moretum, & viduam Ioannis

FABLES
NATURE-INSPIRED MORALS Dialogus Creaturarum Moralizatus. Strasbourg, Jan van Doesborch, c. 1528. £25,000 4to, ff. 153 (of 164) (lacks *1, A2-3, B1-3, F and TT4). Gothic letter, more than 100

FELINI, Pietro Martire
Trattato nuovo delle cose maravigliose dell’alma città di Roma Rome, Andrea Fei [Giovanni Antonio Franzini], 1625. £2,250 8vo, pp. (16), 437, (3). Two parts in one with

FERRARA, Camillo, Gabriele
ELEMENTS OF SURGERY Nova Selva di Cirurgia. Venice, Bartolomeo Carampello, 1596. £2,500 FIRST EDITION. 8vo. ff. (12), 118. Roman and Italic letter, printer’s woodcut

FERRARA, Gabriele
Sylva chirurgiae, in tres libros divisa Frankfurt, sumptibus Jacobi de Zetter : typ. H. Palthenii, 1625. £2,750 FIRST EDITION thus. pp. [xvi], 405, [xxxv]. Two

FERRARIUS, Johannes
THE WILLIAM HERBERT - BRITWELL COURT - MAJOR J.R. ABBEY - BRADLEY MARTIN - ROBERT S. PIRIE COPY The good orderynge of a common weale: London, by Ihon Kingston, for Ihon Wight, dwellyng in Poules

FEYERABEND, Sigmund (ed.)
COMPENDIUM OF DEMONOLOGICAL LITERATURE IN THE MIDDLE AGES Theatrum Diabolorum. Frankfurt, Peter Schmidt, 1575. £7,350 Large folio, ff. (6), 568, (12). Black and Roman letter; black-and-red title,

FICINO, Marcilio
A BLEND OF FOLK MEDICINE AND GREEK PHILOSOPHY, IN COMPLETELY ORIGINAL CONDITION De triplici vita (with) Apologia (and) Annotatio. Basel, Johann Amerbach, not after 1498. £12,500 4to. 100

FILLASTRE, Guillaume
THE HISTORY OF THE FRENCH GOLDEN FLEECE Le Premiér et le Second Volume de la toison d'or. Paris, Antoine Bonnemére for Francois Regnault, 10 Dec 1517. £47,500 Folio. 2 volumes in one. ff. [ii] 127; [i] 232. Lettre

FIORETTI DI SAN FRANCESCO
PARTICULARLY RARE EDITION OF A POPULAR ITALIAN ACCOUNT OF SAINT FRANCIS' LIFE La vita & li miracoli che lui fece in vita. Venice, Francesco Bindoni and Mapheo Pasini, 1541. £2,950 8vo. ff. 96. A-M8.

FIRENS, Pierre (Ed.)
SAINTS IN SOLITUDE BROUGHT TO LIFE IN ENGRAVED FORM Figures of Holy Monks Hermits. Paris, Pierre Firens, c. 1600. £1,750 Large 8vo., 48 numbered fine engraved

FIRENZUOLA, Agnolo
I Lucidi comedia (with) Trinutia Comedia. Venice, Giovanni Griffio and Pietro Boselli, 1552. £1,250 12mo. Two works in one volume. ff. 41 (i) + 40 (ii), last blank. Italic letter. Charming

FITZHERBERT, Sir Anthony
La Nouvelle Natura Brevium. London, Richard Tottell, 1553. £1,850 8vo. ff. (xxiv) 271 (i). Black letter, title within lovely woodcut border comprising compartment with mask and cornucopiae at head, female figures

FITZHERBERT, Sir Anthony
The Newe Boke of Justices of peace. London, Richard Tottell, 1566. £2,750 8vo. ff. 173 (iii). Black letter. Floriated woodcut initials, contemporary annotations on a few leaves, early autograph on fly of ‘Anthony L Laws’?, further early

FITZHERBERT, Thomas [with] MICHAEL, Jean [with] ABERCROMBY, Robert
An sit vtilitas in scelere vel de infelicitate principis Macchiauelliani, contra Macchiauellum & politicos eius sectatores. Rome, Gulielmum Facciottum, 1610. [with] Anatome corporis politici, siue Liber de

FITZRALPH, Richard
ON MEDIEVAL RELIGIOUS ORDERS IN IRELAND Ricardi Archiepiscopi Armachani Hyberniae Primatis Defensorum Curatorum aduersus eos qui privilegiatos se dicunt. Paris, Apud

FITZSIMON, Henry
A Catholike confutation of M. Iohn Riders clayme of antiquitie; and a caulming comfort against his caueat. … a replye to M. Riders Rescript; with a discouerie of puritan partialitie in his

FIVE HISTORIATED INITIALS
FIVE INITIALS FROM A LAVISHLY ILLUSTRATED GRADUAL OF THE BEGINNING OF THE 16TH CENTURY: AN EXCEPTIONALLY RICH PROJECT OF DECORATION ILLUMINATED MANUSCRIPT ON VELLUM, from a Gradual, in Latin. Beginning of 16th century. £7,750 (71x67mm.)

FLITTNER, Johann
HUMAN FLAWS SATYRISED IN VERSE AND EMBLEMS Nebulo nebulonum hoc est, jocoseria modernae nequitiae censura. Frankfurt, Jakob de Zetter, 1620. £3,250 FIRST EDITION. 8vo., pp.

FLORIMI, Matteo
Gioello della corona per le nobili, e virtuose donne. Siena, Matteo Florimi, 1604. £9,500 Oblong 4to, ff. [34]. Italic letter; title within typographical border, including tailpiece; typographical headpiece

FLORUS, Lucius Annaeus
CHARMING CONTEMPORARY BINDING Rervm Romanarvm, ex Tito Liuio, Epitoma, in quatuor libros distincta. Lyon, apud Ioannem Pillehotte, 1597. £4,950 16mo. pp. (xl) 182, (ii). *8, **8, ***4, A-L8, M4. (last leaf

FORZANINI, Giovanni Paolo
ONLY ONE COPY RECORDED IN THE US Canzone nella natività di nostro signor Giesù Christo. Nella allegrezza della vittoria havuta contra i turchi. Venice, Domenico Farri, 1572. £1,500 FIRST EDITION. 4to. ff. 4

FOTHERBY, Martin
A DEFENSE OF CHRISTIANITY AGAINST ATHEISM Atheomastix: clearing foure Truthes against Atheists and Infidels. London, Nicholas Okes, 1622. £3,750 FIRST EDITION. Folio. pp (xxxvi), 68, 99-362.

FRANCE
UNRECORDED LEGAL DIARY Calendrier des iours & autres temps que lon n'a accoustume de tenir les Plaits ordinaires au siege d'Yssouldun. Poiters, Julien Trouve, mid-16th

FRANCE
Edict Faict par le Roy sur le reiglement de ses monnoyes, & Officiers d’icelles Paris, Jean Dallier, 1554. £1,850 FIRST EDITION. 8vo. 32 unnumbered ll. A-H4. Roman letter, woodcut arms of

FRANCHI, Guglielmo
FIRST HEBREW GRAMMAR IN THE ITALIAN VERNACULAR Šemeš lešon ha-qadoš, cioè Sole della lingua santa. Bergamo, Comino Ventura, 1591. £2,750 FIRST EDITION. 4to. pp. (xxiv) 415 (i), fold-out

FRANCOIS I [with] ARENA, Antoine
THE EDICTS THAT ESTABLISHED ROYAL CONTROL OVER THE FRENCH PARLIAMENT PRE-REVOLUTION Ordonnances du (...) Francois premier en ce pays de Provence, Forcalquier et terres adjacentes. (with) Les Taux, moderations,

FRANCQUART, Jacques
INTRICATE ENGRAVINGS OF ARCHDUKE ALBERT VII'S FUNERAL PROCESSION Pompa funebris optimi potentissimiq[ue] principis Alberti Pii, Archiducis Austriae, ducis Burg. Bra. &c. Brussels, Joannem Mommartium,

FREIG, Johannes Thomas
Paedagogus. Basel, Sebastian Henric Petri, 1582 £2,250 FIRST EDITION. 8vo, pp. (16), 366, (2). Roman, Italic, Greek and Hebrew letter. Large

FROIS, Luis
RARE FIRST EDITION Nova relatio historica de statu rei Christianae In Iaponia, et de Qvabacvndoni, hoc est, monarchae Iaponici trucidatione binis epistolis. Mainz, Ioannis Albini, 1598. £3,950 FIRST EDITION.

FUCHS, Leonhard
HIGHLY INFLUENTIAL FIRST EDITION OF GERMAN HERBAL New Kreüterbuch. Basel, Michael Isingrin, 1543. £49,500 Folio, 444 leaves, +-++6, +++4, a-z6, A-Z6, Aa-Zz6, AA6, BB8.

FULBECKE, William
SHAKESPEARE AND THE LAW OF NATIONS A Parallel or Confrence of the Civil Law, the Canon Law, and the Common Law. (with) The Second part of the Parallele (and) The Padectes of the Law of Nations. London,

GAETANI, Enrico
ADVICE FOR A GENTLEMAN AT WAR Instructions for Young Gentlemen. Oxford, John Lichfield, 1633. £2,350 FIRST ENGLISH EDITION. 12mo. pp. (viii) 122 (ii). Roman letter within double ruled line

GAFFAREL, Jacques
CONTROVERSIAL TREATISE ON ORIENTAL ASTROLOGY Curiositez inouyes, sur la sculpture talismanique des persans. Horoscope des patriarches. Et lecture des estoilles. (Paris),

GAILKIRCHER, Wilhelm
A DUCAL EDITION OF EMBLEMS Quadriga aeternitatis universi generis humani meta. Munich, Raphael Sadeler, 1619. £3,750 FIRST EDITION. 8vo., pp. (10), 124, (2). Roman

GALILEI, Galileo
GALILEO'S DEFENSE OF THE COPERNICAN THEORY, FIRST EDITION Istoria e dimostrazioni intorno alle macchie solari e loro accidenti... Si aggiungono nel fine le Lettere, e Disquisizioni del finto

GALLONIO, Antonio
STUNNING ILLUSTRATIONS OF MARTYRDOM Trattato de gli instrumenti di martirio. Rome, presso Ascanio and Girolamo Donangeli, 1591. £2,950 FIRST EDITION. 4to. pp. (iv) 159 (ix). Roman letter, with Italic. T-p in red and black, 47 superb

GALLUCCI, Giovanni Paolo
PRINCEPS EDITION OF SIXTEENTH CENTURY CELESTIAL ATLAS Theatrum mundi, et temporis. Venice, Giovanni Battista Somasco, 1588. £9,500 FIRST EDITION. 4to, pp. (16), 478, plus

GAMUCCI, Bernardo
ONE OF THE MOST POPULAR GUIDE BOOKS FOR THE RENAISSANCE TRAVELLER Le antichita della citta di Roma. (...) In questa seconda editione da infiniti errori emendate & corrette da Thomaso

GARCIA, Jimenez de Cisneros
A SYSTEMATIC APPROACH TO MENTAL PRAYER Tractatus Directorii horarum canonicarum et Exercitatorii vite spiritualis. Paris, Jean Petit, 13 April 1511. £3,250 8vo. ff. 99 (v). A-B8, a-n8, last blank.

GARIMBERTO, Girolamo
TREATISE ON WARFARE IN CONTEMPORARY PAINTED BINDING FROM THE LIBRARY OF THE DUKE OF SAVOY Il Capitano Generale. Nuoavamente mandato in luce. Venice, Ziletti, 1556. £9,750 FIRST EDITION. 8vo.

GARISENDI, Antenore or VIZANI Pompeo
AN ACCOUNT OF A CHIVALRIC TOURNAMENT Torneo fatto sotto il Castello d'Argio Da' SS Cavalieri Bolognesi il di IX. Febraio 1578. Bologna, Giovanni Rossi, 1578. £3,450 FIRST EDITION. 4to. pp. 112. Roman and Italic

GEMINUS, Thomas.
Compendiosa totius anatomie delineatio, ære exarata London, [J. Kingston for] Thomas Gemini, 1559. £7850 Folio. 40 of 42 plates, without the folded plate of two seated nude figures with moveable flaps, and one other anatomical plate, without the

GERARD, John
A GARDENING AND HERBAL ENCYCLOPAEDIA, IN CONTEMPORARY CALF The Herbal or General Historie of Plantes.  London, Adam Islip, Joice Norton, and Richard Whitakers, 1636. £5,250 Folio pp. (xl) 1630 (xlviii).

GERSON, Johannes
FROM THE AUTHORITATIVE VOICE ON INTERPRETATIONS OF MAGIC AND SUPERSTITION IN THE MIDDLE AGES Opera: Inuentarium eorum que in operibus Gersonis continentur (with) Prima pars operum Oohannis

GESNER, Conrad
PRINTING AND THE MIND OF MAN Historiae animalium. Zurich, Christoph Froschouer, 1551, 1554, 1555, 1558, and 1587. £47,500 FIRST EDITIONS. 5 volumes, folio. 1) pp. (xl) 1104 (xii); 2) 2 parts in 1. pp. (viii) 110 (ii) 27 (i); 3) pp. (xxxvi) 779

GESNER, Conrad (ed.)
FROM THE LIBRARIES OF RENOWNED PHYSICIANS Chirurgia. De chirurgia scriptores optimi. (with) [anon.], De Vlceribus. 1) Zurich, Andreas Gessner and

GIOVIO, Paolo
ITALIAN HISTORY AND POLITICS, IN EXCEPTIONAL GENEVA BINDINGS Historiarum sui temporis. Paris, Michel de Vascosan, 1558-1560. £7,750 Two volumes. Folio:

GIOVIO, Paolo
Vita Sfortiae clariss. ducis. Rome, Antonio Blado, 1539. £5,250 FIRST EDITION. 4to, ff. [4], 48, [4]; handsome italic letter; printer’s device on colophon, impressive woodcut portrait of Muzio  Attendolo Sforza on aivv; light, mainly marginal,

GIRALDI CINTHIO, Gio Battista
FIRST COLLECTION OF MODERN EUROPEAN TRAGEDIES Le Tragedie. Venice, Giulio Cesare Cagnacini, 1583. £2,250 FIRST EDITION thus. 8vo. pp (xvi) 135 (i), 143, 157(iii), 118 (ii), 127 (i), 142 (ii),

GLAREAN, Heinrich
ONLY TWO COPIES RECORDED IN THE US Dodekachordon. Basel, Heinrich Petri, 1547. £28,500 FIRST EDITION. Folio. pp. (xx) 470 (vi). Roman letter, some Greek and Italic. Woodcut historiated initials, over 600 fine woodcut tables, extensive printed

GODELMANN, Johann Georg
Tractatus de magis veneficis et lamiis, deqve his recte cognoscendis et puniendis. Frankfurt, ex officina typographica Ioannis Saurii : impensis Nicolai Bassaei, 1601. £1,850 4to.

GODWIN, Francis
A Catalogue of the Bishops of England. London, George Bishop, 1601. £2,850 FIRST EDITION. 4to. pp. (viii) 547 (i). Black letter, woodcut headpiece, foliated initials. Title page slightly dusty at head, woodcut

GOLTZIUS, Hubertus
THE EARLIEST GERMAN CHIAROSCURO Lebendige Bilder gar nach aller Keysern von C. Iulio Caesare bisz auff Carolum V und Ferdinandum seinem Bruder verhaftet. Antwerp, Gillis Coppens van Diest,

GONZALES DE MENDOZA, Juan
THE FIRST OCCURRENCE OF CHINESE CHARACTERS IN A EUROPEAN BOOK Historia de las cosas mas notables, ritos y costumbres del gran Reyno de la China. Con un

GORDON, Bernard de
Tabula Practice Dicte Lilium Medicine. Venice, Giovanni & Gregorio de Gregori Fratelli [Benedetto Fontana], 1496/97 £7,500 4to, ff. (4), 271, (1).

GREEK LITURGY
IMPORTANT CONTEMPORARY ENGLISH BINDING Hai theiai leitourgeiai. Tou hagiou Iōannou tou Chrysostomou. Basileiou tou megalou. Kai hē tōn proēgiasmenōn. Rome, Demetrios Doukas, 1526. £36,000 EDITIO PRINCEPS. 4to. ff. 72 unnumbered. A-Σ⁴. Greek

GREEK THESAURUS
INCUNABLE EDITION OF CLASSICAL GREEK GRAMMAR BOOK Thesaurus Cornucopiae et Horti Adonidis. Venice, Aldus Manutius, 1496. £37,500 FIRST EDITION. Large folio, ff. (10), 270, A10, aα-zψ8,

GREGORY IX
INCUNABLE RARE EDITION OF CANON LAWS Decretales cum summariis suis et textuum divisionibus ac etiam rebicaru continuationibus. Venice, Baptista de Tortis, 1489. £12,500 FIRST EDITION thus. Folio. ff. (iv) 288

GREGORY IX
PRINCIPLES OF CANON LAW, IN PLACE FOR EIGHT CENTURIES Decretales Epistolae. Paris, Claudium Cheuallonium, 1537. £3,750 8vo. ff. (20) 332. Mainly Roman letter, some Italic,

GREGORY IX
CANON LAWS FROM A JUDGE'S LIBRARY Compendium textuale compilationis decretalium Gregorii noni sine qua (ut est vulgaris prudentium sententia) omnis ceca practica est. Paris (Rouen), Franciscum

GRILLANDUS, Paolus
Tractatus de hereticis et sortilegiis omnifariam coitu Eorumque penis. Item de questionibus & tortura ac de relaxatione carceratorum... Lyon, apud Jacques Giunta, 1545. £2950 8vo. f. [xvi] 128. Aa-Bb8, A-Q8. Gothic letter in double column.

GRIMESTON, Edward
FIRST ENGLISH EDITION OF DUTCH HISTORY UP TO THE SEVENTEENTH CENTURY A generall historie of the Netherlands: with the genealogie and memorable acts of the Earls of Holland, Zeeland and West-Friseland. London, A. Islip and G. Eld,

GRYNAEUS, Simon [with] HUTTICH, Johann
FINE ORIGINAL BINDING Die New Welt der landschaften vnd insulen. Strasburg, Georg Ulricher, 1534. £11,500 FIRST EDITION thus. Folio. ff. (vi), 242 [i.e.,

GUAZZO, Francesco Maria
A FINELY ILLUSTRATED BOOK ON WITCHCRAFT Compendium Maleficarum. Milan, ex collegi Ambrosiani typographia, 1626. £15,000 4to. pp. (xvi), 391, (i). Roman letter with Italic. Charming

GUNTER, Edmund
The description and vse of the sector, crosse-staffe, and other instruments: vvith a canon of artificiall sines and tangents. London, Printed by

GYSIUS, Johannes and LAS CASAS, Bartolomé
THE CRUELTIES COMMITTED BY AN EMPIRE Le miroir de la cruelle, & horrible tyrannie espagnole perpetree au Pays Bas, par le tyran duc de Albe, &

HAKLUYT, Richard
A CHRONICLE OF BRITISH LAND DISCOVERIES AND VOYAGES UP TO THE SIXTEENTH CENTURY The principall navigations, voiages and discoveries of the English nation, made by Sea or over Land. London, George

HALL, Joseph
A SATIRICAL DESCRIPTION OF FOREIGN LANDS Mundus Alter et Idem, sive Terra Australis ante hac semper incognita longis itineribus peregrini academici nuperrime lustrata. Hanover, Sumptibus hæredum

HAMOND Walter
A Paradox. Prooving, that the inhabitants of the isle called Madagascar, or St. Laurence, …are the happiest people in the world. London, for Nathaniell Butter, 1640. £9,500 FIRST EDITON. 4to. Two parts in one. pp. [xxxviii]. A⁴(-A1) B⁴ D-F⁴.

HARRIS, Paul
A PLEA AGAINST THE CORRUPTION OF RELIGIOUS FAITH IN IRELAND Fratres sobrii estote. I. Pet. 5. 8. Or, An admonition to the fryars of this Kingdome of Ireland, to abandon

HAYWARD, Sir John
THE FIRST KNOWN BIOGRAPHY OF KING EDWARD VI The life, and raigne of King Edward the Sixt. London, Eliot’s Court Press, and J. Lichfield (at Oxford?) for Iohn Partridge,

HELIODORUS EMESENUS
PRINCEPS EDITION OF THE FIRST EUROPEAN NOVEL Historiae aethiopicae libri decem, nunquam antea in lucem editi. Basle, ex officina Hervagiana, 1534. £2,950 EDITIO PRINCEPS. 4to. pp.

HENRY PAR LA GRACE DE DIEU ROY DE FRANCE ET DE NAVARRE
FRANCOIS HOTMAN & HENRI IV Paris, Cinqieme jour de Octobre, 1594. £3,750 Single vellum leaf, [ cm. x  cm.] folded in two. Ten lines of manuscript, in a fine C16th French secretarial hand, autograph of Henry IV below, another illegible

HERBAL
RARE AND EARLY EDITION OF THE ONLY FRENCH HERBAL Le Grand Herbier, contenantes les qualitez vertus et proprietez des herbes, arbres, gommes, semences, huyles et pierres precieuses. Paris, Alain Lotrian, c.

HERBAL
FIRST ILLUSTRATED HERBARIUM PRINTED SOUTH OF THE ALPS Tractatus de virtutibus herbarum. Venice, Simon Bevilaqua, 1499. £59,500 4to. ff. 172. A4, a-x8. including final blank. Roman letter in two

HERBAL
Herbolario volgare Venice, Giovanni Andrea Valvassori and brothers, 1534. £27,500 8vo, 180 leaves, a6, A-X8, Y6 (Yiii and conjugate leaf misbound at the beginning after aaiii, aaii after aaiii).

HERBERSTEIN, Sigismund Von
Comentari della Moscovia et parimenti della Russia Venice, Nicolò Bascarini per Giovan Battista Pedrezzano, 1550. £12,500 FIRST EDITION thus. 4to, (8), 90, (1), initial

HERBERT, Sir Thomas
 A relation of some yeares trauaile, begunne anno 1626. Into Afrique and the greater Asia, especially the territories of the Persian monarchie: and some parts of the orientall Indies, and iles adiacent. London, Printed by William Stansby, and Iacob

HERMOGENES
SUMPTUOUS BINDING Ars Oratoria absolutissima. Geneva, Petrum Aubertum, 1614. £4,750 8vo., pp (xvi) 568 (xvi) 229 (iii). Principal text double column, Greek and Roman

HERO OF ALEXANDRIA
MECHANICS IN THE SIXTEENTH CENTURY De gli Automati, overo Machine se Moventi, libri due, tradotti dal Greco da Bernardino Baldi. Venice, Girolamo Porro, 1589. £5,750 FIRST EDITION thus. 4to. ff.

HEROARD, Jean
PIONEERING ANATOMY OF THE HORSE IN FRENCH Hippostologie, c'est a dire, discours des os du cheval. Paris, Mamert Patisson, 1599. £12,500 FIRST EDITION. 4to. ff. (iv), 23, (i).

HERODOTUS
PRINTING AND THE MIND OF MAN 41 Hīrodotou logoi ennea, oiper epikalountai Mousai. Herodoti libri nouem quibus musarum indita sunt nomina. Venice, in domo Aldi, mense Septembri,

HEYWOOD, Thomas
A true description of His Majesties royall ship, built this yeare 1637. at Wooll-witch in Kent. . London, printed by Iohn Okes, for Iohn Aston, 1637. £5,750 FIRST EDITION 4to. pp. [viii], 48.

HILTON, John
Ayres, or Fa las for three voyces. Newly composed and published by Iohn Hilton, Bachelor of Musicke. London,  Printed by Humfrey Lownes, and are to be sold by George Lathum at the Bishops

HIPPOCRATES
Coacae Praenotationes Graece & Latine. Amsterdam, Louis and Daniel Elzevir, 1660 £950 12mo, pp. [12], 577, [107]. Roman, Italic and Greek letter; title in black and red with printer’s device, a few foliated initials, head- and tail-pieces;

HIPPOCRATES
A LA FANFARE Hippocratis Aphorismorum lib. VII. Prognostica. Coacae praenotiones. Prorrheticorum lib. II. De insomniis. Iusiurandum Paris, apud Guil. Morelium in Graecis typographum

HOLKOT, Robertus
EARLY BRITISH ANNOTATION Super sapientiam Salomonis. Reutlingen, Johann Otmar, 1489. £8,500 Folio. 290 unnumbered ll., a-y8/6 z8 A-N6/8 O-P8 Q6 aa-hh2, last blank.

HOLLAND, Henry
Herwologia anglica: hoc est, Clarissimorum et doctissimorum aliquot Anglorum qui floruerunt ab anno Cristi MD. usq'ad presentem annum MDCXX vivae effigies vitae et

HOMER
ATTRACTIVE BINDING, EXTENSIVELY ANNOTATED Omērou Ilias. Venice, Aldus, [1517]. £4250 8vo. Four works in one, ff. (50) 277. Greek letter. Printer’s device to t-p of fourth. Some very

HOOD, Thomas
THE ONLY EARLY EDITION ON THE USE OF THE STARS FOR NAVIGATION The Use of the Celestial Globe in Plano. London, John VVindet for Tobie Cooke, 1590. £7,950 FIRST EDITION. Small 4to, ff. (iv),

HORTUS SANITATIS
SUPERBLY ILLUSTRATED GERMAN HERBAL   Gart der Gesuntheit, zu Latin Ortus sanitatis. Strasbourg, Balthasar Beck, 1529. £29,500   Folio. 144

HOTOMANUS
CORRECTED EDITION OF HOTMAN'S CORPUS JURIS CIVILIS, BEAUTIFULLY PRINTED Iuris consulti commentarius in quatuor libros institutionum iuris civilis. Lyon, Antonium

HOWARD, Henry, Earl of Northampton
A LEARNED ATTACK ON JUDICIAL ASTROLOGY A defensative against the poyson of supposed prophecies. London, W. Jaggard, 1620. £3,250 Folio in 4s. ff. (viii), 151 (i). Roman and

HUARTE, Juan
WITH PRINTER’S PRESS PRICE LIST Essame de gl'ingegni de gl’huomini… Venice, presso Aldo, 1590 £1,950 8vo. pp. [xvi], 367, [xvii]. *⁸ A-2A⁸. Italic letter. Small dolphin and

HULSIUS, Levinus
HANDSOME CONTEMPORARY IMPERIAL BINDING Chronologia. Hoc est, brevis descriptio rerum memorabilium. (with) Chronologia. Das ist ein kurtze beschreibung. Nürnberg, Lievin

HYGINUS
ASTRONOMY IN POETICAL FORM AND A PRECURSOR TO THE GREAT STAR ATLASES De Stellis, Poeticon Astronomicon. Pavia, Octaviana Scoti, 1513. £4,750 4to. 52 unnumbered leaves, last blank, A-F8 G4.

INTRATIONUM LIBER
REFERENCE GUIDE ON PLEADING AND LEGAL PROCEEDINGS Intrationum Liber. London, Richard Pynson, 28th February 1510. £25,000 FIRST EDITION, folio, ff. 185 (i). Black

IRELAND [Laws]
At the Parliament begun and holden at Dublin, the foureteenth day of Iuly, in the tenth yeere of the raigne of our most gracious soveraigne lord, Charles... And there continued

ISOCRATES
UNRECORDED EDITION Orationes tres. Venice, haeredes P. Ravani & Sociis, 1555. £2950 8vo. ff. (i) 51. Roman and Greek letter on opposing pages. Printer’s woodcut device to t-p and verso of penultimate leaf. Slight age yellowing, outer

JAMES I
A ROYAL BINDING Apologia pro Juramento Fidelitatis. London, John Norton 1609. £1,500 12mo., pp.(iv) 160 (xvi); (ii) 136 (vi). pi² A-G¹² H⁴, ²A-F¹². [last 3 ll blank]. Two

JANDUNO, Joannes de
NO COPY RECORDED IN THE US Perspicacissimi speculatoris Joannis Gandavensis Super paruis naturalibus Aristotelis questiones perutiles. Venice, per Boneto Locatello mandato et

JANDUNO, Joannes de
Questiones Joannis Jandoni de anima. (with) Questiones Joannis Jandoni De celo et mundo. Venice, Octavianus Scotus per Bonetum Locatellum, 1501. £3,950 Folio. Two works in

JESUIT LETTERS
THE FIRST ACCOUNTS OF THE FAR EAST THAT REACHED EUROPE Nuovi avisi dell' Indie di Portogallo. Venice, Michele Tramezzino, 1568. £7,500 8vo., ff. (iv) 59 lacking final blank. Italic letter,

JESUIT LETTERS. Compagnia di Giesu
THE SOCIETY OF JESUS IN 1500s JAPAN Lettere del Giappone dell'anno 1577. Scritte dalli reuerendi padri della Compagnia di Giesu Rome, Francesco Zanetti, 1579. £4,350 FIRST EDITION. 8vo. pp. 72. A-D8, E4. Roman

JESUIT LETTERS. RAGUENEAU, Paul
THE JESUIT MISSIONS IN CURRENT-DAY CANADA Relation de ce qui s'est passé de plus remarquable és missions des Peres de la Compagnie de Iesus, en la Nouuelle France, es annees 1650 &

JESUIT LETTERS. VALIGNANI, Alessandro
THE JESUIT INTERPRETATION OF POLITICAL INSTABILITY IN JAPAN Lettera del p. Alessandro Valignano. Visitatore della Compagnia di Giesu nel Giappone e nella Cina de' 10 d'Ottobre del 1599. (with) Sopplimento dell'Annua

JESUIT RELATIONS
Nuovi avisi dell’Indie di Portogallo ... terza parte. Venice, Michele Tramezzino, 1562. £3,750 8vo, pp. [8], 316. Italic letter; large printer’s

JESUITS
REGULATIONS OF THE SOCIETY OF JESUS Ordinationes praepositorum generalium instructiones & formulae communes toti societati. Auctoritate v. congregationis generalis recognitae. Rome, Collegio

JESUITS
THE POLITICS OF THE JESUIT SOCIETY Decreta Congregationum generalium Societatis Iesu (with) Canones Congregationum generalium Societatis Iesu (with) Formulae congregationum in quartâ generali congregatione

JIMÉNEZ DE RADA, Rodrigo
NO COPIES RECORDED IN THE US Chronica del sancto rey don Fernando tercero. Medina del Campo, for Francisco del Canto, 1566. £7,500 Folio. ff. 36, double column. Large Gothic letter, t-p in red and black within woodcut border of leaves and

JOACHIM, De Fiore
PAPAL PROPHECIES AND ORACLES OF THE MIDDLE AGES Vaticinia, siue Prophetiae abbatis Ioachimi, & Anselmi episcopi Marsicani, cum imaginibus aere incisis,

JOHN CHRYSOSTOM and BASIL THE GREAT
FROM GEORGE III'S CHAPLAIN Ai theiai leitourgiai. Venice, Antonio Pinelli, 1626. (with) Apostolos. Venice, Gian Pietro Pinelli, 1633. £3,750 4to., two works in one: 1) A-D8, ff. (32); 2) α-υ8, +2, ff.

JOHN OF DAMASCUS
ART HISTORY FIRST EDITION Logoi treis apologētikoi pros tous diaballontas tas agias eikonas. [Apology Against Those who Decry Holy Images.] Rome, apud Stephanum Nicolinum Sabiensem,

JOHN OF DAMASCUS
EXTENSIVE ANNOTATIONS Ekdosis tes orthodoxou pisteos…Editio Orthodoxae Fidei. Verona, apud Stephanos et Fratres Sabios, 1531. £9,500 FIRST

JOHN of SALISBURY
A DEFENSE OF LIBERAL POLITICAL EDUCATION Policraticus sive De nugis Curialium, et vestigiis philosophorum Metalogicus. Leiden, Ioannis Maire, 1639. £1,450 8vo., pp. (xvi) 931 (i). Mostly Roman

JOHNSTON, John
IN DEDICATION TO SCOTTISH KINGS AND QUEENS Inscriptiones historicae regum Scotorum. Amsterdam, Cornelius Claessonius for Andrew Hart, 1602. £1,950 FIRST EDITION,

JONSTON, John
TREATISE ON THE NATURAL WORLD, OF SCOTTISH PROVENANCE Thaumatographia naturalis. Amsterdam, Guilielm Blaeu, 1632. £1,250 FIRST EDITION. 12mo., (xii) 501 (iii). Roman and Italic letter, woodcut initials and

JONSTON, John
Thaumatographia Naturalis Amsterdam Joannem Janssonium 1633 £950 2mo, pp. [vi] 578 (i.e. 576) [ii]. Roman, italic and Greek letter, ornamental tail pieces, ms. press mark on pastedown

JOSEPHUS, Flavius
CONTEMPORARY ITALIAN BINDING De Antiquitatibus ac de bello Judaico. Venice, per Albertinum Vercellensem expensis Domini Octaviani Scoti, [23 Oct] 1499. £7,500 Folio. ff. (xiv) 260 (iii).

JUNIUS, Hadrianus
Nomenclator octilinguis omnium rerum propria nomina continens, [Geneva], Excudebat Iacobus Stœr, 1602. £1,950 8vo. pp. [xvi], 634, [lxxiv]. [par.]⁸, A-2X⁸, 2Y².

JUSTINIAN
EDITIO PRINCEPS Nearōn Ioustinianou basileōs, tōn en tō nun heuriskomenōn, kai hōs heuriskontai, biblion […] Novellarum constitutionum Dn. Justiniani. Nuremberg, apud Johann Petreius, 1531. £3,950 EDITIO PRINCEPS. Folio. Two works in one.

JUSTINIAN
NO RECORDED COPY IN USA Institutiones. Rome, Ulrich Han and Simon Chandella de Lucca, 10th April 1473. £59,500 Large folio. 174 ll. unnumbered and unsigned

JUSTINUS [with] GELLIUS, Aulus
INCUNABLE ANTHOLOGIES IN WELL-PRESERVED RENAISSANCE BINDING Justini historici clarissimi in Trogi Pompeji historias exordium. Venice, Filippo di Pietro, 12 Dec 1479 [with] Noctium Atticarum comentarii. Venice,

JUSTINUS, Marcus Junianus
Les histoires universelles de Trogue Pompee. Paris, Michel de Vascosan, 1559. £9,500 FIRST EDITION thus. Folio. ff. [vi] 104 [ii]. [aa6, A-R6, S4. (S4 blank)]. Roman letter, entirely ruled in

JUSTINUS, Marcus Junianus
Thabridgment of the histories of Trogus Pompeius. London, in Fletestrete, nere vnto Sainct Dunstons churche, by Thomas Marshe, 1564. £11,500 FIRST EDITION thus. 4to. ff. [21], 57, 56-111,

KAŠIĆ, Bartolomeo
EXTREMELY RARE CROATIAN RITUAL Rituale Romanum Urbani VIII. Pont. max. iussu editum illyrica lingua (Ritual Rimski, istomaccen slovinski po Bartolomeu Kassichiu) Rome, Ex Typographia Sac.

KEPLER, Johannes
THE QUINTESSENTIAL ASTRONOMICAL TREATISE OF THE RENAISSANCE Epitome Astronomiae Copernicanae. Linz, Planck, 1618. (with) Epitomes Astronomiae Copernicanae...Liber

KEPLER, Johannes
A SCIENTIFIC EXPOSITION OF THE SUPERNOVA IN FIRST EDITION De stella nova ... De stella tertii honoris ... De Jesu Christi vero anno natalitio. Prague, Pavel Sessius (impensis

KEPLER, Johannes
A SCIENTIFIC EXPOSITION OF THE SUPERNOVA IN FIRST EDITION, EARLIEST PRINT De stella nova ... De stella tertii honoris in cygno ... De Jesu Christi servatoris nostri vero

KETHAM, Johannes de
FIRST MEDICAL BOOK ILLUSTRATED WITH REALISTIC FIGURES Fasciculus medici[n]e. Venice, Cesare Arrivabene, 1522. £29,500 Folio, ff. (4), 58 (i.e.

KIRCHER, Athanasius
  FIRST EDITION OF KIRCHER'S ILLUSTRATED ENCYCLOPAEDIA OF MUSIC Musurgia universalis. Rome, Francisci Corbelletri, 1650. £9,750 FIRST EDITION. Two volumes in one. pp. (xliv) 690; (iv) 462 (xix, lacking final

KIRCHER, Athanasius
SPLENDID C17 BINDING Iter exstaticum coeleste. Würzburg, Johann Andrea Endter, 1671. £8,500 4to. pp. (xxiv) 689 (xv). Roman letter with Italic, occasional Hebrew. Engraved

KNOX, John
An answer to a great nomber of blasphemous cauillations written by an Anabaptist, and aduersarie to Gods eternal predestination. [Geneva], Printed by Iohn Crespin, M.D.LX. [1560].

KRACOW, Matthew of
CONFESSION AND THE RIGHTFUL TREATMENT OF SINS Confessionale seu libellus peroptimus. Paris, Denis Roce, n.d. £2,250 8vo. 24 unnumbered leaves (A-C8). Gothic letter, woodcut initials,

LA ROCHE-FLAVIN, Bernard de
THE SPECIFICS OF THE FRENCH PARLIAMENTARY ESTABLISHMENT Treze livres des parlemens de France. Esquels est amplement traicté de leur origine et institution et

LACINIUS, Janus
THE SEARCH FOR THE PHILOSOPHER’S STONE, IN HANDSOME MANUSCRIPT BINDING Praeciosa ac nobilissima artis chymiae collectanea. Nuremberg, Gabriel Hain,

LACTANTIUS (with) TERTULLIAN
ATTRACTIVE C16 BINDING LACTANTIUS. Divinarum institutionum libri septem (with) TERTULLIAN. Apologeticus adversus gentes. [Venice, in aedibus haeredum Aldi, et Andreae soceri,] 1535. £3,950 8vo. Two works in one, ff. (xii) 328 (xvi) 47 (xliii).

LACTANTIUS, Firmanus
Des divines institutions, contre les gentilz & idolatres. Paris, Benoist Prevost, par Estienne Rosset sur le pont sainct Michel, a l’enseigne de la Rose blanche, 1547. £3,500 8vo.

LAET, Johannes de [with] [ABELIN, Johann Philippx, COOTWIJK, Johannes van, DRECHSLER, Wolfgang, FARGHANI, SIONITA, Gabriel, HESRONITA, Johannes]
AN INTRODUCTION TO PERSIA AND ARABIA FOR EUROPEAN MERCHANTS Persia seu Regni Persici status. Variaque itinera in atque per Persiam: cum aliquot iconibus incolarum [with] Arabia, seu Arabum vicinarumq[ue]

LANCASTER, Thomas
EUCHARISTIC CHURCH DEBATE IN IRELAND The ryght and trew vndersta[n]dynge of the Supper of the Lord and the vse therof faythfully gathered out of ye holy Scriptures

LANCELLOTTI, Vittorio
ITALIAN CUISINE FOR THE HIGH DIGNITARIES OF THE 17C. Lo scalco prattico. Rome, Francesco Corbelletti, 1627. £3,250 FIRST EDITION. 4to., pp. (8), 300. Roman letter, a little

LANCRE, Pierre de
L' incredulite' et mescreance du sortilege plainement conuaincue. Paris, chez Nicolas Buon, ruë Saint Iacques, 1622 £11,500 FIRST EDITION. 4to. pp. 52, 841 (i.e. 749) (xi). ā⁴,ē⁴,ī⁴,ō⁴,ū⁴,*⁴,

LANGLAND, William
ONE OF THE BEST KNOWN REFLECTIVE POEMS OF THE MIDDLE AGES The vision of Pierce Plowman newlye imprynted after the authours olde copy. London, Owen Rogers,

LASKO, Osvald
GERMAN SERMONS OF THE RENAISSANCE Sermones Dominicales (…) Biga salutis intitulati. Hagenau, Heinrich Gran for Johann Rynmann, 1506. £4,950 4to, 436 leaves,

LAVATER, Ludwig; DANEAU, Lambert
De spectris, lemu ribus et magnis atque insolitis fragoris, varijsque praesagitionibus quae plerunque obitum hominum.. Geneva, Eustache Vignon, 1575 (with) De veneficis, quos

LAWRENCE, Anthony, and Beale, John
Nurseries, orchards, profitable gardens, and vineyards encouraged, the present obstructions removed.. London, printed for Henry Brome at the Gun in St. Pauls

LAWSON, William
A New Orchard and Garden or The best way for planting, grafting, and to make any ground good, for a rich orchard: … (with) the

LE FLUX DISSENTERIQUE
BANKERS ON THE RUN(S) LE FLUX DISSENTERIQUE des bourses financieres, ou, La dissenterie des financiers : ensemble le Salué regine desdits financiers à la royne mere. [Paris?] np., npr.,

LE GRANT ORDINAIRE
des Xp̄iens, qui enseigne à chascun bon chrestien et crestienne la voye et le chemin pour aller en Paradis. Paris, par la veufve feu Jehan trepperel et jehan Jehannot, ... [ca.

LE LOYER, Pierre
Discours, et histoires des spectres, visions et apparitions des esprits, anges, démons et ames, se monstrans visibles aux hommes. Paris, chez Nicolas Buon, demeurant au mont Sainct Hilaire, à l'enseigne Sainct Claude, 1605. £5,750 4to. [xxvi],

LE LOYER, Pierre
IIII Livres des spectres ou apparitions et visions d’esprits, anges et demons, se monstrans sensiblement aux hommes. Paris, chez Gabriel Buon, et Angers, pour Georges Nepveu, 1586 £6,950 FIRST

LE NORMANT, Jean
Vera ac memorabilis historia de tribus energumenis in partibus Belgij, et de quibusdam aliis magiae complicibus ... De vocatione magorum & magarum in genere, & in particulari, scilicet

LE PETIT, François
A HISTORY OF THE DUTCH EMPIRE IN THE 16C. La Grande Chronique de Hollande, Zelande, Westfrise, Utrecht, Frise, Overyssel & Groeningen (etc.). Dordrecht, Jacob Canin chez Guillaume

LE POT
Histoire véritable arrivée de nostre temps en la ville de Beauvais touchant les conjurations et exorcismes faits à Denise de la Caille, possédée du diable…. Paris, P. Billaine,

LE ROY, Louis
ALDINE PHILOSOPHY De la vicissitudine ò mutabile varietà delle cose, nell’universo. Venice, Giorgio Angelieri presso Aldo Manuzio, 1585. £1950 FIRST EDITION thus. 4to. pp.

LEMNIUS, Levin (translated by J. Gohory)
Les Occultes Merveilles et Secretz de Nature, avec plusieurs enseignemens des choses divers. Paris, Gailiot du Pré, 1574. £2,450 8vo., ff. (i) 212 (xx). Roman letter, side notes and quotations in Italic. Woodcut printer's device on title,

LENTULO, Scipione
SIR EDWARD COKE’S COPY An Italian grammer; vvritten in Latin by Scipio Lentulo a Neapolitane: and turned in Englishe: by H.G.. Imprinted at London, By Thomas Vautroullier dwelling in the

LEO AFRICANUS
BECKFORD'S COPY OF THE GEOGRAPHY AND ECONOMICS OF AFRICA Historicale description de l’Afrique. Antwerp, Jean Bellere, 1556. £12,500 8vo., ff. (xvi) 412

LEONICENO, Niccolò
A FIRST FORAY INTO THE STUDY OF SYPHILIS Libellus de Epidemia, quam vulgo morbum Gallicum vocant. Venice, Aldus Manutius, 1497. £25,000 FIRST EDITION. 4to., 29 leaves,

LEONICENO, Niccolò [with] LEONICENO, Niccolò [and] HUTTEN, Ulrich von
THE FABRI-IMPERIAL COPY De serpentibus [with] Antisophista [and] De guaiaci medicina et morbo gallico. Bologna, Giovanni Antonio Benedetti,1518 [with] Bologna, Girolamo Benedetti,1519 [and] Mainz,

LEOPOLD of Austria
ASTRONOMY AS THE BASICS OF ASTROLOGY, AND A MEDIEVAL UNDERSTANDING OF METEOROLOGY Compilatio ... de astrorum scientia decem continentis tractatus. Venice, per Melchiorem

LEOPOLDUS of Austria
AN INCUNABLE ANALYSIS OF CELESTIAL BODIES Compilatio de astrorum scientia. Augsburg, Erhard Ratdolt, 9 January 1489. £15,000 FIRST EDITION. 4to. 110

LESSIO, Leonardo
A DEFENSE OF THE POPE De antichristo et eius praecursoribus disputatio apologetica gemina: qua refutatur praefatio monatoria, falso, ut creditur, adscripta magnae Britanniae Regi. Antwerp, ex officina

LIEBAULT, Jean
GYNAECOLOGY FOR YOUNG WOMEN, FIRST FRENCH EDITION Trois livres de la santé, foecundité et maladies des femmes. Paris, Jacques du Puys, 1582. £3,750 FIRST EDITION thus. 8vo. pp. (xvi) 923

LINACRE, Thomas
De Emendata Structura Latini Sermonis Libri Sex. London, Richard Pynson, 1524 £25,000 FIRST EDITION. 4to, ff [2] 113 [1, blank] 78. Roman letter, some Greek. Title within the handsome ‘Laws Porsenna’ border designed by Holbein (McKerrow &

LITHGOW, William
The Totall Discourses of the rare Adventures, and painefull peregrinations of long nineteen yeares Travailes from Scotland to the most famous Kingdomes in Europe, Asia and Affrica. London, by I. Okes, 1640. £5750 4to., (in 8's) pp.(xvi) 444,

LITURGICAL MUSIC
LITURGICAL MUSIC FROM THE MASTERS OF THE FRENCH-FLEMISH SCHOOL Evangelia dominicorum et festorum dierum musicis numeris pulcherrime comprehensa & ornata.  n.p., n.p., n.d.. [Nuremberg, Ioann Montanus and Ulric

LIVY, Titus [and] SIGONIUS, Carolus
ROMAN HISTORY BY A CLASSICAL SCHOLAR OF RENAISSANCE ITALY Historiarum ab Urbe Condita [with] Scholia. Venice, Paulus Manutius, 1555. £3,850 FIRST EDITION thus.

LLWYD, Humphrey. KROMER, Marcin.
IMPROBABLE COMBINATION Commentarioli Britannicae descriptionis fragmentum. Cologne, Agrippinae : apud Ioannem Birckmannum, 1572. Polonia siue De situ, populis, moribus, magistratibus, & republica regn/i Polonici libri duo. Cologne,  apud

LOMAZZO, Paolo
FROM ART TO THEORY AND BACK Trattato dell'arte della pittura, scoltura, et architettura, di Gio. Paolo Lomazzo milanese pittore, diuiso in sette libri. ... Con vna tauola de' nomi de tutti li

LOMAZZO, Paolo
FIRST EDITION OF A SEMINAL WORK OF ART THEORY Trattato dell'arte della pittura, scoltura, et architettura, di Gio. Paolo Lomazzo milanese pittore, diuiso in sette libri. ... Con vna

LONDON
LONDON CEREMONIES AND PUBLIC MORES OF THE 17TH CENTURY The Order of My Lord Mayor, The Aldermen and the Sheriffes, for their meetings. London, R. Young, 1629. £4,500 Small 8vo. pp. (iv) 32

LÓPEZ DE GÓMARA, Francisco
 EUROPEANS' DISCOVERY OF THE AZTEC EMPIRE The Pleasant Historie of the Conquest of the Weast India [by] Prince Hernando Cortes. London, Henry Bynneman, 1578. £37,500 FIRST EDITION thus. 8vo. pp. (xii) 405 (iii). Roman letter, some Italic.

LOPEZ DE SIGURA, Ruy
FIRST ITALIAN EDITION OF A FUNDAMENTAL TREATISE ON CHESS Il giuoco de gli scacchi di Rui Lopez, spagnuolo nuovamente tradotto in lingua italiana da M. Gio. Domenico Tarsia. Venice, Cornelio Arrivabene,

LOREDANO, Bernardino (i.e. SIGONIO Carlo)
RESPONSE TO AN ATTACK ON AGRARIAN LAW In M. Tullii Ciceronis orationes de lege agraria contra P. Seruilium Rullum Tribunum pl. commentarius. Venice, Paulus Manutius,

LOREDANO, Giovanni Francesco
ONE OF 16C.-ITALY BEST KNOWN PLAYS La Matringa. Venice, Libraria della Speranza, 1601. £950 FIRST EDITION. 8vo. pp. 128. Italic letter. Small woodcut printer’s device on title, title within small woodcut

LOYOLA, Ignatius de
MEDITATION AND SPIRITUAL GUIDANCE Exercitia spiritvalia. Pont-à-Mousson, Melchiorem Bernardum, 1605. £2,350 16mo. pp. 256, (x). A-R⁸. Roman letter, some Italic. Woodcut Jesuit device on title page,

LUCAN, M. Anneus
De bello civili libri decem. Eiusdem vita in fine operis Paris, ex officina Rob. Stephani typographii Regii, 1545. £1,950 8vo. pp. 273 [vii]. a-r8, s4. Italic letter, headlines in Roman.

LUCIAN OF SAMOSATA
THE FIRST PRINTED HUNGARIAN EX-LIBRIS Deorum dialogi numero 70. Strasbourg, Johann Schott, 1515. £3,950 4to. ff. 84 unnumbered leaves, a-x 4 . Roman letter, with Greek. T-p, titles and initials of a 2-3 in red and black; decorated

LUCIAN of Samosata and PUYS, Claude du
ON THE VIRTUES OF FRIENDSHIP Toxare ou de l'amitié, dialogue non moins prouffitable que joyeux. Traduit du grec de Lucian par Claude Dupuys parisien, professeur de Messieurs de Louvain Antwerp, Ian

LURBE, Gabriel de
Anciens et nouveaux statuts de la ville et cité de Bourdeaus. Esquels sont contenues les ordonnances requises pour la police de ladicte ville, & de tous les estats & maistrises d'icelle.

LUSIGNAN, Estienne
THE KINGS OF JERUSALEM Les genealogies de soixante et sept tres-nobles. (with) Les droicts, autoritez et prerogatiues que pretendent au royaume de

LUTHER, Martin
Jena, Donat Richtzenhan et Thomas Rebart (vols 1, 3) and Christian Rödinger & heirs (vols 2, 4), 1557-1579. £3,750 In 4 vols. Folio: 1): ff. [12], 540, [4]; 2): ff. [6], 603, [1]; 3) ff.

LYNDWOOD, William, Bishop of St. David's [with] ACTON, John
CANTERBURY LAWS IN THE MIDDLE AGES AND THE FIRST ENGLISH CANON LAW Provinciale seu constitutions Anglie. Antwerp, Francis Brickman [Ruremond],

MACER, Floridus. [ODO, Magdunensis]
Herbarum vires Macer tibi carmine dicet np. [Paris] np. [Pierre Baquelier]. nd. [c, 1515] £9,750 8vo. 160 unnumbered leaves. a-v8. [last blank]. Gothic letter. Large woodcut on title of

MACHIAVELLI, Niccolò
A BALANCED HISTORY OF THE VENETIAN PRINCIPATE Historie fiorentine. Venice, Domenico Giglio, 1554. £2,250 12mo., ff. 157 (i.e. 257), (1). Italic letter. Large

MACROBIUS, Ambrosius Theodosius
A DIALOGUE ON ROMAN PHILOSOPHY AND SCIENCE In Somnium Scipionis Lib. II. Saturnaliorum, Lib. VII. Lyon, Seb. Gryphium, 1556. £1,450 8vo. pp. 567 (lxxiii). Italic letter, some Greek, woodcut printer's device on

MAFFEI, Francesco Scipione
WITCHCRAFT AND THE ENLIGHTENMENT Arte magica dileguata. Verona, Agostino Carattoni, 1750. £1,750 Large 4to. pp. 55 (i). Roman letter, occasional Italic. Printer’s device to t-p,

MAGGIO, Lucio
ON EARTHQUAKES Del terremoto. Bologna, per Alessandro Benacci, 1571. £2,750 FIRST EDITION. 4to. ff. (iv) 56. Roman letter. T-p with fine woodcut of crown, decorated initials and headpieces. Lower outer corner of first few ll. very slightly

MAGINI, Giovanni Antonio
HANDSOME COPY OF THE PREMIER EARLY ITALIAN ATLAS Italia. Bologna, impensis Auctoris, 1620 (1632). £22,000 Folio, pp. (x) 24, 61 engraved maps (59 double page, 2 single). Italic letter, text within printed

MALDONADO, Juan
Traicté des anges et demons, du R.P. Maldonat ... Mis en françois, par maistre François de La Borie … Rouen, chez Jacques Besonge, rue des Juifs, devant la Gallere, 1616 £4950 12mo. ff.

MANASSI, Niccolò
EXTRA-ILLUSTRATED   Oracoli politici.   Venice, Aldine Press, 1590. £1,650   FIRST AND ONLY EDITION. 8vo. ff. (iv) 92. Italic with Roman letter. Aldus’s charming printer’s

MANFREDI, Muzio
A MYTHOLOGICAL TRAGEDY IN VERSE La Semiramis, Tragedia. Bergamo, Comin Ventura, 1593. £1,250 FIRST EDITION. 4to. ff. (iv) 92. Italic letter. Printer’s ‘Fortune’ device on title, floriated woodcut initials and

MANFREDI, Muzio
CANTOS IN DEDICATION TO WOMEN OF THE ITALIAN ARISTOCRACY Madrigali di Mutio Manfredi il Fermo Academico Olimpico &c. Sopra molti soggetti strauaganti composti, ne men di tre, ne piu di cinquanta sono per

MANUSCRIPT VELLUM LEAF FROM AN ANTIPHONAL
A DECORATIVE AND WELL-PRESERVED LEAF Manuscript Vellum Leaf from an Antiphonal. Italy, c. 1420. £950 Large folio (c.  45 x 32 cm), seven lines of text and musical notation in neumes in red and black on both

MANUTIUS, Paulus
COMMENTARY REVEALING OF POLITICAL SUBTLETIES IN CICERO'S AGE In Epistolas Ciceronis ad Atticum. £1,500 Venice, Paulus Manutius, 1553. 8vo. ff. (iv) 414. Italic letter. Anchor and

MANUZIO, Paolo
Epistolarum Pauli Manutii Libri 10. Duobus nuper additis eiusdem quae Praefationes appellantur. Venice in Aedib. Manutianis, 1571 £1,950 8vo. 3 parts in one. pp. [xvi], 469, [iii]; 67, [v]; 139, [xiii]. [A-2G8, 2H4; a-d8 e4; A-I8 K4.] Preface

MANUZIO, Paolo (ed.)
Epistolae clarorum virorum selectae. Paris, Bernardo Torresani in Aldina Bibliotheca, 1556. £1,950 16mo, ff. 123, [5]. Italic letter; Aldine device on title and

MANWOOD, John
A treatise of the lavves of the forest. London,  Printed [by Adam Islip?] for the Societie of Stationers,  Anno Dom. 1615. £2,000 4to in eights. ff. [xvi], 258 [i.e. 259],

MARANDO, Theobaldo
Le Sacre Muse, Compositioni varie in lode del molto Rev. P. Maestro Gaspare Pagni romano Eremita Agostiniano & Predicatore in Santa Eufemia di Verona. Verona, Bartolomeo Merlo,

MARANDO, Theobaldo
Le Sacre Muse, Compositioni varie in lode del molto Rev. P. Maestro Gaspare Pagni romano Eremita Agostiniano & Predicatore in Santa Eufemia di Verona Verona, Bartolomeo Merlo, 1614 £750

MARCOLINI DA FORLÌ, Francesco
LAVISHLY BOUND AND ILLUSTRATED FORTUNE-TELLING Le Sorti di Francesco Marcolino di Forlì. Venice, Francesco Marcolino da Forlì, 1540. £57,500 FIRST EDITION. Folio. pp. 207 (i). Italic letter, occasional Roman. Attractive woodcut t-p with arch,

MARCONVILLE, Jean de
MARRIAGE IN BALANCE De l'Heur et malheur de mariage, ensemble les loix connubiales de Plutarque, traduictes en françois, par Jehan de Marconville Paris, Jean Dallier, 1571. £1,950 8vo. ff.

MARINELLI, Giovanni
RARE EDITION OF IMPORTANT TREATISE ON COSMETICS AND HYGIENE Gli ornamenti delle donne. Venice, Giouanni Valgrisio, 1574. £1,650 8vo. ff. (viii) 376 (xxxvi). a⁸, A-3E⁸, 3F3. (lacking last

MARINEO, Siculo Lucio
SPANISH RENAISSANCE WOODCUTS Pandit Aragoniae. Saragossa, Jorge Coci, 1509. £14,500 Folio. ff. XLIX. a8, b-h6 (lacking blank h6.) Gothic letter. Full page woodcut printer’s device of

MARKHAM, Gervase
Markhams farewell to husbandry: or, the enriching of all sorts of barren and steril grounds in our kingdome,. London, Printed by Edvvard Griffin for Iohn Harison, 1638. £1,750 4to. pp. [xii],

MARKHAM, Gervase
The inrichment of the vveald of Kent: or, A direction to the husband-man, London, Printed by Anne Griffin for Iohn Harison,1636. £1,250 4to. pp. [iv], 24. A², B⁸, C⁴. Roman letter some Italic.

MARKHAM, Gervase
The inrichment of the vveald of Kent: or, A direction to the husband-man… London, Printed by Nicholas Okes for Iohn Harison, at the golden Vnicorne in Pater-noster-row,  1631. £1,250 4to. pp.

MARLIANI, Bartolomeo
THE BECKFORD-ROSEBERY COPY Urbis Romae Topographia. [Rome, Valerio and Luigi Dorico, September 1544] £13,500 Folio, pp. 122 [2]. Italic letter, some Greek.

MARNIX, Jan Van
Resolutions politiques et maximes d'estat Rouen,  chez Iean Pain, pres le College des Iesuistes ioignant la Rouge-mare, 1620 £1,250 8vo. pp. [xii], 467, [i]. Roman letter, some

MAROT, Clément
   LOVELY RENAISSANCE BINDING Les Oeuvres de Clement Marot, de Cahors… [with] Les Cinquante Deux Psalmes. Paris, De l'Imprimerie de Guillaume Thibout. 1558 £6,750 16mo. ff. 336, 16. [xii], 79

MARSTON, John
EXTREMELY RARE FIRST COLLECTED EDITION Tragedies and comedies collected into one volume. Viz. 1. Antonio and Mellida. 2. Antonio's Revenge. 3. The tragedie

MARTIAL
A UNIVERSAL PORTRAIT OF ROMAN FOIBLES IN VERSE Epigrammata. Venice, Aldus et Andreae Soceri, December 1517. £2,250 8vo. ff. 190 (ii). Italic letter, anchor and dolphin device on title and verso of last,

MARTIALIS, Marcus Valerius.
Epigrammata. n.pl. n. pr. n.d. [Lyon, 1502?]. £7500 8vo, ff. 192. Roman and Italic letter, blank spaces with guide letters for initials. Light age yellowing, title and rest a little ink soiled, small marginal worm trail to first three and last

MARTIN, Gregory
A discouerie of the manifold corruptions of the Holy Scriptures by the heretikes of our daies, specially the English sectaries, … Rhemes, By Iohn Fogny, 1582. £2,250 FIRST

MARTINI, Matthaeus
BOWELS AND MIND De moribis mesenterii abstrusioribus. Leipzig, Capar Closemann, 1630. £1,250 8vo., pp. (16) 365 (41). Roman and italic letter. A good, well-margined copy, vellum stub

MARTINUS Strepus
BINDING ATTRIBUTED TO FLORIMOND BADIER La Cronique martiniane de tous les papes qui furent iamais et finist iusques au pape Alexa[n]dre derrenier decede mil cinq cens et trios, et avecques ce les additio[n]s de plusiers croniqueurs. Paris, (?)

MARULIĆ, Marko
NO COPIES RECORDED IN THE US Maruli Spalatensis Sechs Bücher Von gedächtnuß würdigen Reden und Thatten. Dilingen, Mayer, 1583. £3,750 FIRST EDITION thus. 4to. pp. (lxvi) 964. Gothic letter, in

MASINI, Eliseo
MANUAL FOR INQUISITORS Sacro Arsenale Ouero Prattica dell’Officio della Santa Inquisitione. Genoa and Perugia, Stampa Camerale appresso Sebastiano Zecchini, 1653. £2,750 4to. pp. (viii) 432

MASON, Francis.
A REGAL BINDING Vindiciæ Ecclesiæ Anglicanæ; siue De legitimo eiusdem ministerio, id est, de episcoporum successione, consecratione, electione, & confimatione: item, de

MASON, James
The anatomie of sorcerie. VVherein the wicked impietie of charmers, inchanters, and such like, is discouered and confuted. London, By Iohn Legatte, printer to the Uniuersitie of Cambridge.

MASSOLO, Pietro
Sonetti morali Bologna, Antonio Manuzio, 1557. £4,500 FIRST and ONLY ALDINE EDITION. 8vo, ff. 116. Sonnets 305-06 mis-numbered. Roman and Italic letter, Aldine woodcut device on title

MASTRILLI DURAN, Nicola and RANÇONIER, Jean
LETTERS FROM PARAGUAY BY ONE OF THE PREACHERS CLOSEST TO THE LOCAL PEOPLE Litterae annuae provinciae Paraquariae Societatis Jesu Antwerp, Jean van Meurs, 1636. £4,850 FIRST EDITION. 8vo.,

MATTHAEUS Westmonasterensis (pseud.)
AN ANCIENT HISTORY OF THE WORLD INSPIRED BY MEDIEVAL CHRONICLES Flores Historiarum. London, Thomas Marsh, 1570. £1,750 Folio, pp. (xxxii) 466 including blank before index, unnumbered leaf

MATTHAEUS Westmonasterensis [pseud.] [Paris, Matthew.]
Flores historiarum per Matthæum Westmonasteriensem collecti, præcipuè de rebus Britannicis ab exordio mundi vsque ad annum Domini. 1307. London, ex officina Thomæ Marshij, anno Domini. 1570 [2 June]. £4,750 Folio. pp. [x], 440, 218, [ii],

MATTHIEU, Pierre
EUROPEAN CHRISTIANITY AGAINST THE OTTOMAN TURKS Dell'Historia di S. Luigi IX e delle Cose piu Memorabili occorse nella Guerra da lui fatta con Saraceni per l'Acquisto di Terra Santa. Venice,

MEJÍA, Pedro
BOUND FOR ROBERT DUDLEY, EARL OF LEICESTER Della selva di varia lettione parti cinque. Venice, Francesco Sansovino and Co., 1560. £35,000 8vo, ff. [12], 438, [2]. Predominantly Italic

MENDOZA, Bernardino de
Theorique and practise of warre. [Middelburg : Printed by Richard Schilders], 1597. £12,500 FIRST EDITION thus. 4to. pp. [viii], 165, [iii]. [A-Y⁴.] Roman letter. Large round woodcut ornament on title, historiated and white on black criblé

MENGHI, Girolamo
Flagellum daemonum exorcismos terribiles. Lyon, apud Franciscum Arnoullet, 1608. [with] Fustis daemonum, adivrationes, formidabiles. Lyon, apud Franciscum Arnoullet, 1608. £1,950 8vo. Two

MENGHI, Girolamo
Flagellum daemonum exorcismos terribiles, potentissimos, et efficaces... [with] Fustis daemonum, adiurationes formidabiles, potentissimas, et efficaces in malignos spiritus fugandos de oppressis

MERCADO, Luis
THE TEXTBOOK OF THE MEDICAL STUDENT IN RENAISSANCE SPAIN Institutiones chirurgicae ... pro chirurgis in praxis examinandi. Madrid, Sanchez, 1594. £1,850 FIRST EDITION, 8vo, ff. (4), 112, 83,

MERCURIALE, Girolamo
FITNESS AND EXERCISE IN THE 1500s De arte gymnastica. Paris, Jacobus du Puys, 1577. £2,250 4to. ff. (iv) 201 (i.e. 200) (xiv), last blank, roman and greek letter, 24 full-page woodcut

METIUS, Adrian
CELESTIAL GUIDANCE FOR NAVIGATORS De genuino usu utriusque globi tractatus adjecta est nova Sciatericorum, et artis Navigandi ratio novis Instrumentis et inventionibus illustrata. (with) Mensura geographica et usus

MEURSIUS, Johannes
DE THOU'S COPY Denarius Pythagoricus. Leiden, Ioannis Maire, 1631. £2,750 FIRST EDITION. 4to. pp. 112, (xii). A-O⁴, P⁶. Roman and Greek letter, some Italic. Woodcut printer’s device on title, small

MEXICAN CHURCH
LAWS OF THE EARLY CATHOLIC CHURCH IN CENTRAL AMERICA Sanctum Provinciale Concilium Mexici. México, Juan Ruiz, 1622. £9,500 FIRST EDITION. Folio, ff. (6), 102, (1), 38, (1), missing final blank. Neat Roman letter;

MICHAËLIS, Sébastien
Pneumalogie ou discours des esprits en tant qu'il est de besoing pour entendre et resouldre la matiere difficile des sorciers. Paris, chez Guillaume Bichon, 1587 £4,500 FIRST EDITION. 8vo.  ff.

MICHAËLIS, Sébastien
Pneumalogie ou discours des esprits en tant qu'il est de besoing pour entendre et resouldre la matiere difficile des sorciers Paris, chez Guillaume Bichon, 1587 £3750 FIRST EDITION. 8vo. fff.

MING CHINESE MAP
MING CHINA’S LAND, ISLANDS, AND RIVERS Overview of the Realm (Tianxia tu lüe 天下圖略). China, between 1625-1650. £12,500 Fascinating hand-drawn map depicting Ming明 dynasty (1368 – 1644) China and surrounding lands produced by an unknown

MINSHEU, John
NINE LANGUAGES AND CONTEMPORARY LINGUISTICS Ductoris in linguas. The guide into tongues. London, John Haviland, 1627. £1,950 Folio, pp. (iv) cols 760 (pp. 380) (iv). Double column. Black,

MINUCCI, Minuccio
Historia degli Uscochi …… Co i progressi di quella gente fino all’Anno 1602. pl.; n. pr. n.d. [Venice, 1606?] [SARPI, Paolo]. Aggionta all'Historia degli Uscochi …… Continuata sin’ all'anno 1613.

MINUCCI, Minuccio [with] [SARPI, Paolo]
MINUCCI, Minuccio. Historia degli Uscochi …… Co i progressi di quella gente fino all’Anno 1602. n.pl., n.pr., n.d. [Venice, 1606?] [SARPI, Paolo]. Aggionta all'Historia degli Uscochi …… Continuata sin’

MIRANDA de, Juan
Osservationi della lingua castigliana. Venice, Gabriel Giolito de’ Ferrari, 1566. £2,950 FIRST EDITION. 8vo, pp. (32), 407, (1). Roman and Italic letter, text on single and double column,

MISSA BEATAE VIRGINAE, et aliae Orationes
Bologna, 1494. £19,500 12mo. 66 x 95 mm. Illuminated manuscript on vellum. Ff. (ii) 145 (ii), fol.31 with full page illumination depicting the Virgin and the Infant Christ within full-page border,

MISSAL
C17th VELVET AND SILVER BINDING Paris, Societatem Typographicam Librorum Officii, 1600. £9,500 Folio, ff. (xxxviii) 228, 42. Roman letter in red and black, double column within printed borders, extensive music.

MISSAL
Missal, Use of Rouen, in Latin, illuminated manuscript on vellum [Normandy (almost certainly Rouen), first decades of fifteenth century] £16,500 Large 8vo, 210 x 137mm, 305 leaves (plus a modern vellum endleaf at each end), wanting 2 leaves

MISSAL, Use of Sarum
Missale ad usu[m] insignis ac preclare ecclesie Sa[rum] London, p[er] Richardu[m] pynson, anno d⁻ni M. ccccc .xii. [1512]. £49,500 Folio. ff. [viii], Clxxvi, xliiii, [xvi]. lacking CC2-5 (four leaves). Gothic letter, printed in red and black

MISSALE ROMANUM
NUMEROUS BLUE AND RED INITIALS, FROM THE LIBRARY OF A HARROW MASTER Manuscript in Latin on Vellum. Milan, 14th Century. £29,500 8vo. 12 x 16.5 cm, ff. (234); (1)8, (2)10, (3)10, (4)10, (5)10, (6)10,

MOLETI, Giuseppe
CELESTIAL COMPUTATIONS FOR THE NEW GREGORIAN CALENDAR Tabulae Gregorianae Motuum Octavae Sphaerae ac Luminarium. (with) De Corrigendo Ecclesiastico

MOLITOR, Ulricus
THE FOUNDATION IMAGERY OF WITCHCRAFT De laniis et phitonicis mulieribus. Constance, [Basel, Michael Furter] 1489 [ie. about 1495]. £95,000 4to. 30

MONARDES, Nicolas
Dos libros, el uno que trata de todas las cosas que se traen de nuestras Indias Occidentales, que sirven al uso de la medicina, y el otro que trata de la piedra bezaar.... Seville: Hernando Diaz,1569. Segunda parte del libro de las cosas que se

MONARDES, Nicolas
Ioyfull newes out of the new-found vvorlde. Wherein are declared, the rare and singuler vertues of diuers herbs, trees, plants, oyles & stones, ... London, Printed by E. Allde, by the assigne of Bonham Norton, 1596. £32,500 4to. Four parts

MONSTRELET, Enguerran de
EUROPEAN MEDIEVAL HISTORY Le premier [-tiers] volume. Ensuyuant froissart, des croniques de France Dangleterre Descosse Despaigne, de Bretaigne, de

MONSTRELET, Enguerran de
EUROPEAN HISTORY FROM THE LIBRARY OF A PRE-CIVIL WAR PARLIAMENTARIAN Les Chroniques. Paris, Pierre L'Huillier, 1572. £4,950 FIRST EDITION thus. Folio. Three

MONTAGU, Richard
ARE TITHES JUSTIFIED? Diatribae upon the first part of the late History of Tithes. London, Felix Kyngston for Matthew Lownes, 1621. £1,650 FIRST EDITION. 4to., pp. (xii) 579 (i). Roman letter,

MONTAGU, Richard
Appello Cæsarem. A iust appeale from two vniust informers. London,  Printed [by Humphrey Lownes] for Matthew Lownes, 1625. £1,850 4to. pp. [xxviii], 322, [iv]. [pi², a⁴, *⁴, A-2S⁴, 2T².] First and last leaf blank. Roman letter, ornate woodcut

MONTAGU, Sir Henry
AFTER LIFE AND DEATH FOR THE COMMON READER Manchester Al Mondo. Contemplatio Mortis, & Immortalitatis. The third impression much inlarged. London, John Haviland for Francis Constable, 1636. £1,250 12mo.,

MONTAIGNE, Michel de
AN EXCEPTIONAL COPY The Essayes or Morall, Politike and Millitarie Discourses. .. done into English by ... Iohn Florio. London, Val. Sims for Edward Blount, 1603 £49,500 FIRST EDITION thus.

MONTE, Guidobaldo del
EXCEPTIONAL COPY Mechanicorum liber. Pesaro, Hieronymus Concordia, 1577. £19,500 FIRST EDITION. Folio. ff. (viii) 131 (v). Roman and Italic letter within double-ruled

MONTE, Guidobaldo del
FINELY ILLUSTRATED ON MECHANICS In duos Archimedis aequeponderantium Libros paraphrasis. Pesaro, Hieronymus Concordia, 1588. £10,500 FIRST and ONLY EARLY EDITION.

MORE Thomas, Saint
The vvorkes of Sir Thomas More Knyght, sometyme Lorde Chauncellour of England, wrytten by him in the Englysh tonge. London : at the costes and charges of Iohn Cawod, Iohn VValy, and Richarde Tottell, Anno. 1557 [April] £35,000 FIRST EDITION thus.

MORE, St. Thomas
SUPERB WOODCUT DECORATION BY HOLBEIN THE YOUNGER Epigrammata. Basle, J. Froben, 1520. £13,750 FIRST EDITION thus. 4to. pp. 115 (i). Roman letter, some Greek. Fine white on black woodcut

MORE, St. Thomas
WIT IN POETRY, THE FIRST EDITION TO BE PRINTED IN ENGLAND Epigrammata Thomae Mori Angli, viri eruditiones pariter ac virtutis nomine clarissimi Angliaeq[ue] olim Cancellarii. London, I[ohn] H[aviland]

MORE, St. Thomas
THE LIECHTENSTEIN-BONNA COPY La Description de L’Isle Utopie. Paris, Charles l’Angelier, 1550. £29,500 FIRST EDITION thus. 8vo., ff. (viii) 105 (vii). Roman

MORE, Thomas
Epigrammata ... pleraque e graecis versa. Basel, Froben, 1518, December. £4,750 4to, pp. 166-271, [1]. Roman letter, little Greek; title within architectural border by Urs Graf with fool and satyr on columns, historiated initials, large

MORE, Thomas
Lucubrationes,abinnumerismendis repurgatae. Vtopiae libri 2. Progymnasmata. Epigrammata. Ex Luciano conuersa quaedam. Basel, apud Episcopium F.(roben),1563 £11,500 FIRST EDITION thus. 8vo. pp.(32), 530,(46). α­-β8, a­-z8, A-­N8. Roman and Italic

MORIGIA, Paolo
Il Duomo di Milano. Milan, Francesco Paganello [Antonio degli Antoni], 1597. £3,750 FIRST EDITION. 16mo, pp. (16), 142, (ii). Roman and Italic letter, printed side notes, printer’s woodcut

MORLEY, Thomas
THE CONTEMPORARY THEORY OF RENAISSANCE MUSIC A plaine and easie introduction to practicall musicke. London, Peter Short, 1597. £27,500 FIRST EDITION, folio, pp.

MURET, Marc-Antoine
ALDINE CELEBRATION OF NEO-LATIN LITERATURE Orationes XXIII (with) Eiusdem interpretatio quincti libri Ethicorum Aristotelis ad Nicomachum (and) Hymnorvm sacrorvm liber. Venice, Aldus, 1575. £1,500 FIRST EDITIONS. 8vo. Three works in one, pp.

NAUSEA, Friedrich
A Treatise of Blazing Starres in Generall. London, Bernard Alsop for Henry Bell, 1618. £3,759 Small 4to.18 unnumbered ll.. Black Letter with some Roman. Woodcut illustration on tp. of a comet,

NAVARRO, Gaspar
Tribunal de Supersticion Ladina. Huesca, Pedro Bluson, 1631. £5,250 FIRST EDITION. 4to, (viii), 122, ii). Roman and Italic letter, printed side notes, small illustration on

NERI, St. Philip
THE RULES OF A RELIGIOUS COMMUNITY NOT BOUND BY CONSTRAINT Instituta Congregationis Oratorii S. Mariæ in Vallicella de Urbe A.S. Philippo Nerio Fundatæ. Rome, Typis

NEVILLE, Alexander
CANTERBURY HISTORY OF THE BRITISH PROVINCES IN THE SIXTEENTH CENTURY De furoribus Norfolcensium Ketto Duce ... eiusdem Norvicus. London, Henry Binneman, 1575. £1,450 FIRST EDITION, first issue. 4to., pp. (xvi)

NEVILLE, Alexander
De furoribus Norfolcensium Ketto Duce.....eiusdem Norvicus. London Henrici Binnemani Typographi 1575 £1,850 FIRST EDITION, first issue. 4to., pp. [xvi] 156 + [xii] 207 [xiii]. Two

NICOLAY, Nicolas de
A ROYAL VALET'S TRAVELS ACROSS THE OTTOMAN EMPIRE AND MIDDLE EAST Les navigations, peregrinations et voyages, faicts en la Turquie, par Nicolas de Nicolay. Antwerp, Guillaume Silvius, 1577. £4,950 4to.

NIDER, Johannes
STRAIGHTENING GUIDANCE FOR THE SINFUL Tractatus Utilis de septem peccatis mortalibus. Paris (?), Denis Roce, 1510 (?). £2,250 8vo., 12 unnumbered and unsigned leaves, final blank. Gothic

NIEREMBERG, John Eusebius
THE NEW WORLD'S FAUNA AND FLORA IN FIRST AND ONLY EDITION Historia Naturae Maxime Peregrinae. Antwerp, Plantin, Balthasar Moretus, 1635. £7,500 FIRST EDITION. Folio pp. (viii) 502 (cvi), last

NOLPE, Pieter
THE HOUSE OF ORANGE HONOURS QUEEN HENRIETTA, THE BANKS COPY Beschrivinge vande Blyde Inkoomste, Rechten van Zeege-bogen en ander toestel op de Wel-koomste van Haare Majesteyt van

NORMANDIE
MEDIEVAL NORMAN LAW Le Grand coustumier du pays et duché de Normendie ... avec plusieurs additions ... tant de droit canon que civil composées par ... maistre Guillaume Le Rouillé ... Sont

NORTON, Thomas
A warning agaynst the dangerous practises of Papists, and specially the partners of the late rebellion. London, by Iohn Daye, dwelling ouer Aldersgate, [1570] £1,950 8vo., 57 unnumbered ll.

NOSTRADAMUS
CELESTIAL WARNING SIGNS IN VERSE Les Propheties. Lyon, Pierre Rigaud, n.d. (1604). £2,750 8vo. Two parts in one, pp. 125 (iii): 78 (ii), with both blanks. Roman

NOSTREDAME, Jean
THE POETS OF PROVENCE BY NOSTRADAMUS' BROTHER Le Vite delli piu celebri et antichi primi poeti provenzali. Lyon, Alesandro Marsilii, 1575. £1,750 FIRST EDITION thus. 8vo., pp. 254 (xviii).

NUNEZ DE AVENDANO, Pedro
RARE SURVIVAL OF SPANISH PUBLIC LAW WORK De exequendis mandatis regum Hispaniae, quae rectoribus civitatum dantur Salamanca, Juan de Canova, 1564. £4,750 Folio. ff. (xii), 259 (i.e. 257), (xxi).

O’FIHELY, Maurice
Enchyridion fidei lucubrationibus. Venice, Boneto Locatello for Ottaviano Scoto, 1509. £3,750 4to, 26 unnumbered leaves, a-d4, e6, f4. Gothic letter; large printer’s

OLEARIUS, Adam
Relation du Voyage de Moscovie, Tartarie, et de Perse, .. depuis l'an 1633, jusques en l'an 1639. A Paris, chez Pierre Aubouin, 1656. £2,250 FIRST EDITION thus. 4to.

OLIVIERI, Carlo
Baculus dæmonum coniurationes malignorum spirituum optimæ, & probatæ mirabilisque efficaciæ, cuius cognitio proprie spectat ad sacerdotem Perugia,  apud Marcum Naccarinum,

OLYMPIODORUS, JOHANNES PHILOPONUS
ALDINE PHILOSOPHY In meteora Aristotelis commentarii… Scholia in I. Meteorum Aristotelis. Venice, apud haer. Aldo I Manuzio expensis Federico Torresano, 1551. £1,950 FIRST EDITION. Folio. Two works in one, ff. (iv) 139 (i). Roman letter,

ONGARO, Antonio
NATURAL SIMPLICITY IN ITALIAN VERSE L' Alceo. Favola pescatoria .... Fatta recitare in Ferrara dall'Ill. mo S. Enzo Bentivogli mentre la seconda volta era Principe dell'Accademia degl'Intrepidi. Con

OPPIAN
THE CLASSICS' KNOWLEDGE OF FISH Alieuticon, sive De Piscibus ... Plinii Naturalis Historiae Libri Duo ... P. Iovii De Piscibus. Argentorati [Strasbourg], Jacob Cammerlander, 1534. £1,850 FIRST EDITION thus. Small 4to. ff. (iv) 152. Roman

ORATORUM VETERUM
THE THEORY AND PRACTICE OF PUBLIC SPEECHES Orationes. Geneva, Henri Estienne, 1575. £2,300 Folio, pp. (xii), 191, (l), 178 (ii), last blank. Roman and

ORDER OF SANTIAGO
Regra y statutos: da Ordem de Santiago. Lisboa, Germão Galharde, 1548. £3,950 4to. Two parts in one. ff. (iv) xxxviii, (iv): ff. xxxv (iii). [pi]4, A-D8, E10.: a-d8

ORIBASIUS
ALDINE MEDICINE Collectorum medicinalium libri XVII. Paris, apud Bernardinu Turrisanum…sub officina Aldina, 1555. £1750 8vo. ff. 332. Roman letter, occasional Italic, little Greek. Printer’s

ORIGEN Adamantius [with] AQUINAS, Thomas [and] ORIGEN Adamantius
THE FIRST CHRISTIAN BIBLICAL COMMENTARIES Homiliae [with] Expositio in Evangelium Sancti Ioannis [and] Explanatio in Epistola Pauli ad Romanos. Venice, Aldus Manutius,

PANSA, Muzio
Della libraria vaticana ragionamenti. Rome, Giovanni Martinelli, 1590. £3,950 FIRST EDITION. 4to, pp. (8), 331, (29). Roman and italic letter, little Greek; few historiated initials and vignettes, large woodcut

PANVINIO, Onofrio
FROM THE CONTEMPORARY LIBRARY OF THE AUSTRIAN BISHOP OF GURK Fasti et triumphii Rom[ani]. Venice, Giacomo Strada, 1557. £4,750 FIRST EDITION. Folio, pp.

PAPA, Guido
DAUPHINATE STATUTES FROM THE LIBRARY OF MUSEUM FOUNDER PAUL ARBAUD Libertates per illustrissimus principes Delphinos Viennenses. Grenoble (Valence), Franciscus Pichatus and Bartolomeus Bartoletus (Jean Belon),

PARKINSON, John
Theatrum Botanicum or the Theater of plantes. London, printed by Tho. Cotes, 1640. £7,850 FIRST EDITION. Folio. pp. [xx] 1652, 1663-1755, [iii]. [[A]⁶, (a)⁴, B-4L⁶, 4M⁴, 4N-7I⁶.] Roman letter, some Italic. Magnificent full page eng. title by

PARTLICIUS Simeon, von Spitzberg
Prognosticon divinum et verum. Das ist: Wahre und klare Prohezeiung, wie es noch der in Welt werde zugehen. Alkmaar, heirs of Jacob Meister, 1635 £1,750 FIRST EDITION(?) 4to., 12 unnumbered ll, A-C4 , Gothic

PARUTA, Paolo
BOUND FOR CLEMENT VIII Discorsi politici. Venice, appresso Domenico Nicolini, 1599. £18,500 FIRST EDITION. 4to. 2 parts in one. pp. [xliv last blank], ff. 12, pp. 13-350, [ii blank], 351-636,

PASQUIER, Etienne
Le Monophile, avecq' quelques autres euvres d'amour… Paris, Robert le Mangnier, 1566. £2,850 8vo. ff. [iv] 147 [i]. Roman letter. Woodcut initials, printed side notes. Faint marginal dampstain to title and a

PASSE, Crispijn van de
A ROYAL GARDENER’S COPY Hortus floridus. A garden of flovvers, vvherein very liuely is contained a true and perfect discription of al the flovvers contained in

PATRIZI, Francesco
MACHIAVELLI'S PRECURSOR IN ITALIAN POLITICAL THOUGHT, IN BEAUTIFUL À LA CIRE BINDING Compendiosa Epitome commentariorum Paris, apud Hieronymum de Marnef & Gulielmum Cauellat, 1570. £6,500 16mo. in

PATRIZI, Francesco
ON THE ESSENCE OF HUMANISM De Discorsi sopra alle cose appartenenti ad una citta libera, e famiglia nobile; tradotti in lingua toscana da Giouanni Fabrini fiorentino. Venice, Aldus,

PELLEGRINI, Antonio
FROM COLBERT'S LIBRARY I segni de la natura ne l’huomo. Venice, Giovanni de Farri & fratelli, 1545 £1,750 FIRST EDITION. 8vo, ff. [iii], 132. Text in Roman letter, dedicatory epistle in Italic, printer’s

PEREYRA (Pererius), Benito (Benedictus Valentinus)
OCCULTISM & THEOLOGY Adversus Fallaces et Superstitiosas Artes, id est, de Magia, de Observatione Somniorum, et de Divinatione Astrologica. Venice, Giovambattista Ciotti Senese,

PEROTTO, Niccolò
LATIN GRAMMAR FOR A RENAISSANCE AUDIENCE Cornucopiae, siue linguae Latinae commentarij diligentissimé recogniti. Venice, Aldi et Andrea Soceri, November 1513 [but May 1517]. £3,950 Folio. ff. 79

PEROTTO, Niccolò
INCUNABLE EDITION OF LATIN GRAMMAR IN CONTEMPORARY BINDING Cornucopiae. £29,500 FIRST ALDINE EDITION. Folio, pp. (lx) 642. Roman letter, a little Greek. Large initial letter of text in red and blue, rubricated

PERRAULT
PERRAULT, Francois. Demonologie ou Traitte des demons et sorciers: de leur puissance & impuissance, L'antidemon de Mascon, ou Histoire particvliere & tresveritable de ce qu'vn

PERSON, David
Varieties: or, A surueigh of rare and excellent matters, necessary and delectable for all sorts of persons. Wherein the principall heads of diverse sciences are illustrated, rare secrets of naturall things unfoulded, &c. London, by Richard

PERSONS, Fr. Robert
A BEAUTIFUL CAVALIER-RECUSANT COPY The Christian Directory St. Omer, English College Press, 1633. £12,500 Small 8vo., pp. 689 (xv). Roman letter, woodcut 'IHS' device to title page, woodcut initials,

PERSONS, Robert
Quaestiones duæ de sacris alienis non adeundis, ad vsum praxim Angliæ breuiter explicatæ… [Saint Omer], [François Bellet], 1607 £2,750 FIRST EDITION. 12mo. pp. 144, [4]. A-M⁶, N². Roman letter, some Italic. Small typographical ornament on title,

PETIT ALBERT
Secrets merveilleux de la magie naturelle & cabalistique Lyon, chez les héritiers de Beringos fratres à l'enseigne d'Agrippa, 1743 £1750 12 mo. pp. [xii], 252. *⁶, A-K¹², L⁶. 10 full page

PETIT, Samuel
Leges Atticae Sam. Petitus collegit, digessit, et libro commentario illustrauit. Opus iuris, literarum, et rei antiquariae studiosis utilissimum, 8. libris distinctum Paris, sumptibus Caroli

PETRARCA, Francesco
BOUND FOR CLEMENT VIII Il Petrarcha con l'espositione d'Alessandro Vellutello Venice, appresso Gabriel Giolito de Ferrari, 1547 £17,500 4to. ff. [viii], 215, [i]. [*⁸, A-2D⁸.] lacking quire S and T1, the Babylonian sonnets, censored as often,

PETRARCA, Francesco
COUNTERFEIT ALDINE Le cose vulgari di messer Francesco Petrarcha. [Lyon, Baldassarre Gabiano, 1501-2?] £16,500 FIRST COUNTERFEIT LYONNAISE EDITION. 8vo. Three works in one, ff. 188

PETRARCA, Francesco.
DUCAL ALDINE COUNTERFEIT Le cose vulgari. n.pl. n. pr. n.d. [Lyon, Balthasard de Gabiano the Elder for Barthélemy Trot, c.1502?] £9,750 8vo. (lxiiii), 114, (viii). Text in Italic letter, title and headlines in Roman, blank spaces with guide

Petrarca, Francesco.
Il Petrarcha con l'espositione d'Alessandro Vellutello Venice, appresso Gabriel Giolito de Ferrari, 1547 £17,500 4to. ff. [viii], 215, [i]. [*⁸, A-2D⁸.] lacking quire S and T1, the Babylonian

PETREIUS, Petrus
THE FIRST GERMAN ACCOUNT OF RUSSIA Historien und Bericht von dem Grossfürstenthumb Muschkow. Leipzig, Typis Bauaricis, 1620. £3,250   FIRST EDITION thus. 4to. pp. (xxii) 695 (i).

PETRUS de ABANO [with] BUCCI, Domenico [with] BRILLI de Lendenaria, Ippolito [with] PRAXIS medicinae
  ANNOTATED THROUGHOUT PETRUS de ABANO. Libellus sane aureus, præstantiss. ac præclariss. De venenis. Venice,  apud Ioan. Gryphium, 1550. [with] BUCCI, Domenico. Quaestia IIII

PEUCER, Caspar
Commentarius de Praecipuis Divinationum Generibus... Frankfurt, apud Andrae Wecheli heredes, Claudium Marnium, & Ioan. Aubrium, 1593. £2,250 8vo. pp [xxxii] 738 [l]. Roman, Italic and Greek

PEUCER, Kaspar
FIRST EDITION OF THIS ENCYCLOPAEDIC WORK ON DIVINATION Les Devins ou Commentaire des principales sortes de devinations Lyon, Barthelemi Honarati, au Vaze d'or, 1584. £2,950 4to. pp. (xxii) 653

PEUCER, Kaspar
Les devins, ou Commentaire des principales sortes de deuinations. Antwerp, Par Heudrik [i.e. Hendrik] Connix., [1584]. £2,500 4to. pp. [xii] 653, [xxvii]. *4, **2, a-z4, A-Z4, Aa-Zz4, Aaa-Qqq4.

PEURBACH, Georg von. FINE, Oronce
La Théorique des cielz, mouvemens et termes practiques des sept planètes ... rédigée en langaige francois. Paris, Simon du Bois for Jean Pierre de Tours, 31 August 1528. £8,500 FIRST EDITION thus. Folio. ff. xlv [i]. [a-g6, h4.  (h4 blank)]

PHARETRA FIDEI CATHOLICAE
Sive idonea disputatio inter christianos et judeos. [Cologne], [Heinrich Quentell], [c.1495] £4,750 4to. 12 unnumbered ll, a-b6, 32 lines per page. Gothic letter. Small repair to t-p margin, reinforced in gutter, a few ms underlinings, one

PHILOSTRATUS
INTERESTING CONTEMPORARY BINDING Phylostratus de vita Apollonii Tyanei. [Lyon], [G. Huyon], [1504]. £4,950 8vo. 210 unnumbered ff., *4 a-z8 A-B8 C6. Italic letter,

PICCOLOMINI, Alessandro
Della sfera del mondo ... Delle stelle fisse Venice, Nicolò Bevilacqua, 1561. £2,500 4to, ff. (4), 176, (4). Italic letter; historiated initials, printer's device on both titles, 47 full-page stellar

PINDARUS
Olympia. Pythia. Nemea. Isthmia. Geneva, Paul Estienne, 1599 £1,650 Large 4to, pp. [16], 487, [5]. Greek and Roman letter, often double column; printer's device on

PISANELLI, Baldassarre
SCARCE ASTROLOGY, ONLY FOUR COPIES RECORDED Discorso sopra il dragone di fuoco apparso in Roma. L’anno 1575. Venice, [n.p.], 1575. £1,950 4to. 4 unnumbered ll., A 4 . Roman letter. Small woodcut dragon devouring the sun to t-p. Light age

PISTOFILO, Bonaventura
Oplomachia...e col mezzo delle figure si tratta per via di teorica, e di pratica del maneggio e dell’uso delle armi. Distinta in tre discorsi di Picca, d’Alabarda e di Moschetto. Siena, Hercole

PISTORIUS, Joannis
Relationum Historicarum de Rebus Anglicis Paris, Rolin Thierry and Sebastian Cramoisy, via Iacobaea, 1619 £2,750 FIRST EDITION 4to. pp. 990. Roman and italic letter, woodcut initials, t.p. printed in red

PISTORIUS, Johannes
MYSTICISM AND CABALA Artis cabalisticae: hoc est, reconditae theologiae et philosophiae. Basle, Sebastian Henricipetri, 1587. £8,750 FIRST EDITION thus. Folio, pp. (52), 979, (1). Roman, Hebrew, Greek and

PLATO
Opera quae extant omnia. [Geneva], Henri Estienne, 1578. £5,750 FIRST COMPLETE EDITION, folio, 3 vols., pp (xxxvi) 542 : (viii) 992 : (viii) 416, 139 (i). Greek and Roman letter, double column, smaller printed side notes. Printer’s woodcut

PLATO
Opera quae extant omnia. [Geneva], Henri Estienne, 1578. £11,500 FIRST COMPLETE EDITION, folio, 3 vols., pp (xxxvi) 542 : (viii) 992 : (viii) 416, 139 (i). Greek and Roman letter, double column, smaller

PLATT, Sir Hugh
Delightes for Ladies, to adorne their Persons, Tables, Closets and Distillatories. With Beauties, Banquets, Perfumes and Waters... London, Printed by H[umphrey] L[ownes] and are to be sould by Arthur Iohnson,

PLATT, Sir Hugh
VERY CHARMING, RARE BOOK OF RECIPES Delightes for ladies, to adorne their persons, tables, closets, and distillatories; London, Printed by H. L[ownes] and R. Y[oung] and are to bee sold by

PLATTER, Felix and Thomas
Questionum Medicarum Paradoxarum & Endoxarum Basel, Ludovici Regis, 1625. £1,250 FIRST EDITION. 8vo, pp. [xvi] 277 [xi]. Roman and italic letter, printer device on t-p,

PLINY, C. Secundus
A SETTLER'S ESTIENNE C. Plinii Seundi Novocomensis de uiris illustribus liber (with) Suetonii Tranquilli de claris grammaticis et rhetoribus liber (and) Iulii Obsequentis Prodigiorum liber imperfectus. Paris,

PLINY, Caecilius Secundus, Gaius
THE FIRST PRINTED WORK ON NATURAL SCIENCE Historia naturalis. Venice: Reynaldus de Novimagio, 6 June 1483. £9,750 Folio. ff. 356 unnumbered, aa8 bb10 a–ſ s–z10 &8 ɔ8 R̸8 A–H8 I10. Roman

PLINY, Caecilius Secundus, Gaius
ARMS OF THE SECOND BISHOP OF FRENCH NORTH AMERICA Epist. Lib IX … Isaaci Casauboni notae. [Geneva, Paul Estienne], 1607. £7,500 16mo. pp. 43, [xxi], 413, [iii], 448, [xxxii] [last two ll.

PLUTARCH
CLASSIC PHILOSOPHY THAT INSPIRED MONTAIGNE Les oeuvres morales & philosophiques, reueuës & corrigees en ceste presente edition en plusieurs passages

PLUTARCH [and] CAMERARIUS, Joachim
De Natura et effectionibus Daemonum Leipzig, Johannes Steinman, typiis Voegelianis, 1576 £1,750 8vo. pp. [lxiv], 159, [i]. Italic letter, preface in Roman some Greek. Small woodcut

POLO, Marco
Delle meraviglie del mondo per lui vedute … Di nuovo ristampato, & osservato l’ordine suo vero nel dire. Venice & Treviso, Angelo Righettini, 1267 [1627?]  £29,500 8vo, pp. 128, Roman letter,

POMODORO, Giovanni
La Geometria Prattica Rome, Andrea Fei for Gio. Angelo Ruffinelli, 1624 [1623] £4,750 Folio, 58 unnumbered ll., A-M4 N6 O2. Roman letter, captions in Italic. Large engraved architectural t-p, Mars on the right,

PONTANO, Giovanni Gioviano
Opera omnia soluta oratione composita... Venice, in aedibus Aldi, June 1518; April, September, 1519 £4,950 Large 8vo, 3 vols. ff (iv) 326, lacking final but with original integral blank+ 318

PONTANO, Giovanni Gioviano
Centum Ptolemaei sententiae. Eiusdem de reb. coeslestibus. Liber etiam de luna imperfectus Venice, in aedibus Aldi et Andreae soceri, 1519 £2,950 Large 8vo. ff. 301 (xix). Italic letter, some Roman and Greek.

PONTANO, Ludovico
A SPLENDID COPY Singularia. Venice, Johann von Köln und Johann Manthen, 1475. £11,500 Folio. ff. [lxvi]. a–b10, c10–1, d8, e10. Quire C ll.

PONTANUS, Johannes Isaacus
FROM THE LIBRARY OF KING CHARLES I Historiae Gelricae libri 14. Deducta omnia ad ea usque tempora nostra, quibus firmata sub ordinibus republica Harderwijk, excudit Nicol. à Wieringen gymnasij

PORCACCHI, Thomaso
L'Isole piu famose del Mondo. Venice, Simon Galignani & Girolamo Porro, 1572. £9,500 FIRST EDITION folio, pp. (xxiv) 117 (i). Roman letter, italic sidenotes, large naturalistic woodcut initials and

PORCACCHI, Tomasso
 Funerali antichi di diuersi popoli, et nationi Venice, Simone Galignani 1574., £2,250 FIRST EDITION Folio. (in fours.) pp. (viii) 109 (iii). a4, A-04. Italic letter,

PORTABLE BREVIARY AND PSALTER FOR ROMAN USE
FOR THE PRIVATE DEVOTION OF A POPE THE CYBO BREVIARY Illuminated manuscript in Latin on vellum Northern Italy, probably Liguria (Genoa or Savona), 1447. £45,950 134 x 94 mm,

PORTABLE BREVIARY AND PSALTER FOR ROMAN USE
FOR THE PRIVATE DEVOTION OF A POPE, THE CYBO BREVIARY Illuminated manuscript in Latin on vellum. Northern Italy, probably Liguria, (Genoa or Savona), 1447 and

PROCESSIONAL
BEAUTIFUL CONTEMPORARY BINDING Manuscript, (northern?) Italy, early sixteenth- to eighteenth century. £19,500 Small 4to. ff. 29 unnumbered and unsigned, * 4 * 4 * 4 * 4 * 4 * 4 *6(-1) , lacking final (apparently blank) leaf. MS, on thick paper,

PROCESSIONAL
BEAUTIFUL CONTEMPORARY BINDING Manuscript, (northern?) Italy, early sixteenth- to eighteenth century. £19,500 Small 4to. ff. 29 unnumbered and unsigned, *4 *4 *4 *4 *4 *4 *6(-1), lacking final (apparently blank) leaf. MS, on thick paper, in

PROCOPIUS of Caesarea
Arcana Historia, qui est liber nonus Historiarum Lyon, J. Jullieron for A. Brugiotti, 1623 £2,250 FIRST EDITION. folio. pp (xii), xxiii (i), 135 (i), 142, (xx). Roman and Greek letter in double column. Title in

PRUDENTIUS; PROSPER; IOHANNES DAMASCENUS; COSMUS HIEROSOLYMITANUS; THEOPHANES
Opera. n.pl. n. pr. n.d. [Lyon, Balthasar de Gabiano, 1502-03] £3,950 8vo, ff. 266. Italic letter, a little Roman, blank spaces with guide letters for initials. Light age yellowing, the

PRYNNE, William
Histrio-Mastix, The Players Scourge, or, Actors Tragaedie... London, Printed by E. A[llde, A. Mathewes, T. Cotes] and W[illiam]. I[ones]. for Michael Sparke, 1633 £2,750 FIRST EDITION 4to. pp (xxxiv) 512; ff.

PRYNNE, William
REFERENCE WORK ON PURITANISM DEDICATED TO THE ARCHBISHOP OF CANTERBURY The perpetuitie of a regenerate mans estate London, William Iones dwelling in Redcrosse-streete, 1626. £2,250 FIRST EDITION, 4to (xl), 410,

PSALTER
Psalterium in quatuor linguis Hebraea, Graeca, Chaldaea, Latina. Cologne, [Johann Soter for Johann Potken], 1518. £6,950 Small fol., 144 leaves, a-y6, ç6, &6. Roman, Hebrew, Greek and

PSALTER
Psalter in Latin, illuminated manuscript in Latin on vellum. Northern France/Flanders (Picardy or Ghent?), last decades of 13th century. £125,000 113 by 77mm,  228

PSALTER-HOURS
Miniature Psalter-Hours, in Latin, manuscript on vellum. Most probably Low Countries, thirteenth and fifteenth centuries £15,000 68 by 47mm., 216

PUGET DE LA SERRE, Jean
Histoire de l'Entrée de la Reyne Mere du Roy tres-chrestien, dans les Provinces Unies des Pays-Bas. (with ) Histoire de l'Entrée de la Reyne Mère du Roy tres-chrestien dans la Grande-Bretagne. London, J. Raworth

PULCI, Luigi
S’ensuit l’histoire de Morgant le geant. Paris, Alain Lotrian, [c. 1536] £22,500 FIRST EDITION thus. 4to. ff [clx]. ā4, a-­z4, cum4, rum4, A-­O4. Lettre Bâtarde. Title in red and black

PUTHERBEI, Gabrielis
AUTHORIAL PRESENTATION COPY Theotimus, sive De tollendis & expungendis malis libris, iis praecipue, quos vix incolumi fide ac pietate plerique legere queant, Libri Tres, Multa complectentes,

QUINTILIAN, Marcus Fabius
Institutio oratoria. Venice, Aldus’s heirs, 1521-1522. £1,850 4to, ff. [4]. 230. Italic letter, little Greek; Aldine device on title and last verso; very slight dampstains to first

RABELAIS, François
THE ADVENTURES OF GARGANTUA AND PANTAGRUEL IN EARLY EDITION Les oevvres. Derniere edition de nouueau reueue & corrigee. Antwerp, Jean Fuet,

RABELAIS, François
Les oeuvres : la vie, faicts & dicts heroïques de Gargantua, & de son fils Pantagruel. Lyon,  Jean Martin, n.d. £2,950 12mo. pp. [ii], 3-347, [vii], 469, [ix, iii], 4-166, [xxii].

RALEIGH, Walter
EXCEEDINGLY RARE FIRST EDITION OF THE EXPLORER'S LAST MERCANTILIST EXPEDITION TO THE AMERICAS A Declaration of the Demeanor and Cariage of Sir Walter Raleigh, Knight, as Well in his Voyage as in, and

RAMELLI, Agostino
THE MOST IMPORTANT 'BOOK OF MACHINES' OF THE 16th CENTURY Le diuerse et artificiose machine... Paris, in casa dell'autore, 1588 £27,500 FIRST EDITION. Folio. ff. [xvi], 338. *1, **7, a-s8, t6, u-z8,

RASTELL, John
An exposition of certaine difficult and obscure words, and termes of the lawes of this realme. Newly amended and augmented, both in French and English, for the helpe of such

RATHBORNE, Aaron
The Surveyor in foure bookes. London, W. Stansby for W. Burre, 1616 £12,500 Folio, pp. [xii] 228. Roman letter. Fine, large engraved frontispiece portrait of Rathborne by Simon de Passe, engraved title with

RAZZI, Serafino
La storia di Raugia. Lucca, Vincenzio Busdraghi, 1595. £2,750 4to, pp. (4) 52, (4) 53-120, (4) 121-184, (12). Roman and Italic letter, printed side notes. Woodcut architectural title border with figures of

REGIO, Paolo
SPLENDIDLY BOUND, UNIQUE DEDICATION COPY Delle vite dei sette santi protettori di Napoli. [Naples?, Giuseppe Cecchi?], 1576. £11,500 FIRST EDITION thus? 8vo. ff. (ix) 84, *4 **5 A-I8 K8 L4. Italic letter, with Roman. Printer’s device and

REISCH, Gregorius
Margarita Filosofica...Accresciuta di molte belle dottrine da Oratio Fineo matematico regio. Di nouo tradotta in italiano da Gio. Paolo Gallucci... Venice, Barezzo Barezzi, 1599. £7,250 FIRST EDITION thus. 4to.

REMMELIN, Johann (with) SPACHER, Michel
Pinax microcosmographicus hoc est, admirandae partium hominis creaturarum divinarum praestantissimi universarum fabricae [Augsburg], Sumptibus Stephani Michelspacheri

RESURRECTION
A BEAUTIFUL IMAGE OF RISING CHRIST IN A MINIATURE FROM THE MEDIEVAL CENTRAL ITALY Historiated initial 'E', cut from an illuminated choirbook on vellum. Central Italy, first half of 14th

REUSNER, Nicolas and ZWINGER, Theodore
MOST UNUSUAL BINDING Icones sive Imagines [with] Icones...clarorum virorum Basle, Conrad Waldkich, 1589 £4,950 8vo, 2 works in 1, 144 + 32 unnumbered ll.

REVESE BRUTO, Ottavio
Archisesto per formar con facilità li cinque ordini d'architettura. Vicenza, Appresso gli Heredi di Dominico Amadio, 1627. £10,500 FIRST EDITION. Folio, pp. (viii), [2], 100, [2]. A4 A-M4

RHODIGINUS, Caelius
Antiquae lectiones Venice, Aldus and Andrea Torresani, 1516. £5,750 FIRST EDITION. Fol., pp. [80], 862, [6]. Predominantly Roman letter, little Greek and Italic;

RHYS, John David
Cambrobrytannicae Cymraecaeue linguae.  London, Excudebat Thomas Irwin's, 1592. £3,750 FIRST EDITION. Folio pp. [xxiv], 70, 73-304, [ii]. [2] folding

RIBADENEIRA, Petro
A CATALOGUE OF JESUIT MISSIONARIES Illustrium Scriptorum Religionis Societatis Iesu Catalogus Lyon, Jo. Pillehotte, 1609. £1,250 8vo., pp. (ii) 3-303 (viii). Roman and Italic letter,

RIBADENEYRA, Pedro de
A CATALAN PATRIOT'S COPY Tratado de la religion y virtudes que deue tener el principe christiano. Antwerp, en la emprenta Plantiniana, 1597. £2,750 8vo. pp. 437 (ix). Roman letter, with Italic. Society of Jesus device to t-p, small engraved

RICCI, Bartolomeo
CLASSICAL LATIN IN THEORY Apparatus latinae locutionis. Venice, Niccolini Brothers, 1533. £2,450 FIRST EDITION. Folio, (4) f., 598 col., (12) f., wanting final blank. Neat Roman letter, double-columns; title

RICHARDSON, Alexander
TAUGHT TO CHARLES CHAUMY AND JOHN WILSON The logicians school-master: or, A comment vpon Ramus logicke London, Miles Flesher for Iohn Bellamie, 1629. £4,750 FIRST EDITION. 4to. pp. (ii), 340. (A)²

RIDLEY, MARK
A Short Treatise of Magneticall Bodies and Motions London, Printed by Nicholas Okes, 1613. £9,750 FIRST EDITION FIRST ISSUE. 8vo. pp. [xiv], 157, [i]. (without first and last blanks). Roman

ROBERTS, Alexander
A treatise of witchcraft. VVherein sundry propositions are laid downe, plainely discouering the wickednesse of that damnable art, … London, Printed by N[icholas]. O[kes]. for Samuel Man, and are to be sold at his

ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH
CATECHISM FOR CATHOLIC PARISH PRIESTS FROM THE JESUIT COLLEGE LIBRARY Catechismus ad parochos Rome, Paolo Manuzio, 1566. £6,250 FIRST EDITION. Folio, pp. (4), 359, (13); Roman letter, little

RONDELET, Guillaume
Libri de Piscibus Marinis Lyon, apud Matthiam Bonhomme, 1554. £12,750 FIRST EDITION. Folio. [xvi] 583 [xxv] Roman and Italic letter, historiated woodcut initials, head- and tail-pieces, t.p. with printer's

ROSSI, Girolamo
Historiarum Ravennatum libri decem. Venice, [Paolo Manuzio], 1572. £2,750 FIRST EDITION. Folio, ff. vi, pp. 558, [2], [32]. Text in Roman letter, index in Italic, a little Greek. Large Aldine device on title with ms. inscription

RUEFF, Jakob
De Concepti et generatione hominis: de matrice ab eius partius. Frankfurt, , Sigusmund Feyerabend, , 1580.. £9,500 4to. ff (vi) 100. Italic letter. t.p with attractive bedroom scene of a successful delivery, 1/2

RUEL, Jean
De Natura Stirpium Libri Tres Basle, in officina Frobeniana, 1537 £6,750 Folio. pp. [xcii] 666 [ii]. Roman letter, index in Italic, occasional Greek. Printer’s woodcut device on t-p and last, woodcut initials

RUEL, Jean
EXTRAORDINARY BINDING Veterinariae medicinae libri II. Paris, L. Blaublom for S. de Colines 1530. £10,500 FIRST EDITION. Folio ff. (xvi) 120. *10, A6, a-p8. Roman letter, ruled in red throughout. Large and fine woodcut on title of a horseman

SACROBOSCO, Johannes de [with] PEURBACH, Georg von
Sphaera mundi cum tribus commentis ... Cicchi Esculani, Francisci Capuani de Manfredonia, Jacobi Fabri Stapulensis [with] Theoricae novae planetarum cum

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Eight Bohemian Landscapes [Prague, c.1607] £2,900 8-plate series of copperplate engravings on thick laid paper depicting Bohemian Landscapes.Engravings measure 270x205mm, pages

SADELER, Johann
Boni et Mali Scientia: The Science of Good and Evil Antwerp, 1583 £4,500 12 intaglio engravings on thick laid paper, based on images from Genesis, after drawings by Maarten de Vos. Slightly dusty in borders, a

SADELER, Johann
Bonorum et Malorum Consensio: The Knowledge of Good and Evil. The Story of the Family of Seth Antwerp, np, 1586. £4,950 15 intaglio engravings on thick laid paper, based on images from Genesis,

SADELER, Johann
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SADELER, Johann
Landscapes Venice, 1599 £3,400 8 intaglio landscape engravings on thick laid paper, brief verses of Alciati in italics beneath. Slightly dusty in borders, a couple of small wormholes affecting blank margin

SADELER, Johann
Old Testament Scenes: Genesis Antwerp, np, 1590. £2,700 Series of 7 intaglio copperplate engravings, engraved by Hieronymus Wierix to the designs of Johann Sadler after Martin De Vos, the complete

SAINT AUGUSTINE
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SAINT-ANDRÉ, François de
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SALLUST [and] CICERO
De Coniuratione Catilinae (The Catiline Conspiracy) [and] De Amicitia and De Senectute, in Latin, illuminated manuscript on vellum. [Italy, (perhaps

SALUSTE DU BARTAS, Guillaume de
His devine weekes and workes translated London, Humfrey Lownes, 1613. £1,950 4to., pp. (xxxii) 819 (xlvii) 87 (ix). Roman letter. Engraved title page by William Hole after C. Swytzer (Johnson

SANDYS, Edwin [with] BOCCALINI, Traiano [and] D’ESTAMPES de VALENÇAY, Léonore
A COLLECTION OF RELIGIOUS COMMENTARY AND EARLY POLITICAL SATIRE Relatione dello stato della religione. Geneva, s.n., 1625.  [with] Pietra del paragone politico. Cormopolis [Venice], Giorgio

SANDYS, George
LARGE PAPER COPY A paraphrase upon the divine poems. London, [Printed by John Legatt, sold] at the Bell in St. Pauls Church-yard [i.e. the shop of Andrew Hebb],

SANDYS, George
A relation of a iourney begun an: Dom: 1610. Foure bookes. Containing a description of the Turkish Empire, of Ægypt, of the Holy Land, of the remote parts of

SANDYS, Sir Edwin
Europae Speculum. Or, A vievv or survey of the state of religion in the vvestern parts of the world…never before till now published according to the authours originall copie The Hague,

SANNAZARO, Jacopo
ITALIAN PASTORAL Arcadia del Sannazaro. [Venice,] Aldus, [1514.] £3,950 8vo. ff. 89 (i). Italic letter, little Roman. Printer’s device to t-p and last. T-p with minor early repair, first few ll. lightly browned, intermittent faint

SANSOVINO, Francesco
Origine de Cavalieri. Venice, Camillo & Rutilio Borgomineri, 1566 £1,350 FIRST EDITION. ff. [viii] 152. Italic letter, small woodcut printer's device on title, early autograph inked over, contemp. and early

SARPI Paolo
Historia del Concilio Tridentino. London, Appresso Giovan. Billio. Regio stampatore, 1619. £4,500 FIRST EDITION. Folio. pp. [viii], 806, [x]. Roman letter, prefatory material in Italic. Woodcut arms of James I on

SARPI, Paolo
The History of the Quarrels of Pope Paul V with the State of Venice. London, [Eliot's court press for] John Bill, 1626 £1,850 FIRST EDITION thus. 4to. pp. [xx], 435, [i]. Roman letter within printed rule border,

SARPI, Paolo [BEDELL, William, Bp]
The free schoole of vvarre, or, A treatise, vvhether it be lawfull to beare armes for the seruice of a prince that is of a diuers religion. London, Printed by Iohn Bill, printer to the

SAULNIER, Jean
Cosmologie du Monde, tant celeste que Terrestre. Paris, Michel Daniel, 1618. £1,950 FIRST EDITION. pp. [viii], 236, [xii]. Roman letter. small woodcut printer’s device on t-p repeated in a

SCEVOLINI, Domenico
Discorso nel quale con le auttorita’(sic) cosi de’ Gentili, come de’ Catolici si dimostra l’Astrologia Giudiciaria esser verissima e utilissima. Venice, Giordano Ziletti, 1565 £1,450 FIRST EDITION. 4to. ff. 30 (numbered 3-29, last blank), Roman

SCHEDEL, Hartmann
COLOURED AND ANNOTATED BY A HUMANIST Liber Chronicarum. Nuremberg, Anton Koberger, 12 July 1493. Price on request FIRST EDITION, large folio, ff. (xx) 266 (v) 266-299 (i), lacking final

SCHMIDT, Erasmus
Novi Testamenti Jesu Christi graeci, hoc est, originalis linguae tameion [aliis concordantiae] Hactenus usitato correctius, ordinatius, distinctius, plenius,. Wittenberg, Impensis haeredum

SCORTIA, Giovanni Baptista
A JESUIT'S TAKE ON THE GEOGRAPHY OF THE NILE De natura et incremento Nili libri duo. Lyon, Horace Cardon, 1617. £1,250 FIRST EDITION, 8vo., pp. (xvi) 148 (xii), last blank. Roman letter, small woodcut

SCOT, Reginald
The discoverie of witchcraft, wherein the lewde dealing of witches and witchmongers is notablie detected... London, William Brome, 1584. £57,500 FIRST EDITION. 4to in 8’s. pp. [xxviii] 352

SCOT, Sir John
NEO-LATIN COLLECTION OF NATIONAL SCOTTISH POETRY Delitiae poetarum Scotorum hujus aevi illustrium. Amsterdam, Iohannem Blaeu, 1637. £1,750 FIRST EDITION. 12mo. Two volumes. pp. 1) 1-12,

SCOTUS, Michael
THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN CHARACTER AND APPEARANCE EXPOSED, IN EXTREMELY RARE INCUNABLE Liber physiognomiae. (Passau), (Johann Petri), (c. 1487-1488). £12,500 4to. 44 unnumbered leaves, a-c8,

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SEGUSIO da Susa or HOSTIENSIS, Enrico
Summa super titulis Decretalium Venice, De Blavis, 1490. £12,500 Large folio, 356 leaves, a-z8, 7-&-48, A-R8, S-T6. Gothic letter, double column; a few leaves slightly age yellowed; light

SELDEN, John
Mare clausum seu de dominio maris libri duo… London, W. Stansby for R. Meighen, 1635 £3,950 FIRST EDITION. Folio, pp. [xxviii] 304 [xvi]. Mostly Roman letter, some Greek, a little Arabic and Hebrew. Title in

SEMEDO, Alvaro
Histoire universelle du grand royaume de la Chine... Paris, Chez Sebastien Cramoisy, et Gabriel Cramoisy, 1645. £3,750 FIRST EDITION thus. pp. [xii], 367, [iii], last blank. ã4, *2, A-2Y4. Roman letter, some

SENECA, L. & M. Annaeus
A RENAISSANCE TEXTBOOK Tragoediae.....editae.....& notis Tho. Farnabii illustratae. London, Thom. Snodham., 1624. £450 8vo., pp. (viii) 366 (viii), text in Italic, copious side and footnotes in

SERRES, Olivier de
LORD HATTON'S COPY Theatre d'agriculture et mesnage des champs. Paris, par Iamet Metayer imprimeur ordinare du roy, 1600 £19,500 FIRST

SFORTUNATI, Giovanni
Nuouo lume libro de arithmetica. ..imperoche molte propositioni che per altri auttori, sono falsamente concluse, in questo si emendano: & castigano ... Con uno breue trattato di geometria ... Venice, per

SGAMBATO, Giovanni Andrea
De pestilente faucium affectu Neapoli saviente opusculum. Naples, Tarquinio Longo, 1620. £1,950 FIRST and ONLY EDITION. 4to, pp. (8), 71, (1). Roman and Italic letter, printed side notes.

SHAKESPEARE, William
A DRAMATIST'S COPY Comedies, Histories and Tragedies. Published according to the true originall copies London by Tho Cotes, for Robert Allot, 1632. Price

SHAKESPEARE, William and FLETCHER, John
THE ONLY AVAILABLE SHAKESPEARE QUARTO? The Two Noble Kinsmen Presented at the Blackfriars by the Kings Maiesties Servants, with Great Applause. London, Thomas Cotes, for John Waterson,

SIGONIO, Carlo
A HUMANIST SCHOLAR'S COPY Emendationum libri duo. Quorum argumentum proximae pagellae indicabunt Venice, Paolo Manuzio, 1557 £2,750 FIRST EDITION. 4to. ff. (xii), 159 (i.e 155), (i).

SILIUS ITALICUS, Gaius.
FROM THE LIBRARY OF A POET De secundo bello punico. Lyon, [Jacques Myt] for Barthélemy Troth, 1514. £5,950 8vo, ff. 196. Italic letter, a little Roman, floriated initials. Light age yellowing, occasional spotting, odd ink stain to title page,

SPERONI, Sperone (with) GIRALDI, Giambattista
Canace. Tragedia. (with) Giudicio Sopra la Tragedia di Canace et Macareo Venice, [Farri], 1566. £950 8vo. Two works in one, ff. 48 + 54 [ii] last two blank. Italic letter. Historiated initials, printer's

STANDISH, Arthur
A PRIME MINISTER'S COPY The commons complaint. Wherein is contained tvvo speciall grieuances… London, Printed by William Stansby, 1611 £4,950 4to. pp. [x], 34. A-E⁴ F². Roman letter, some

STANIHURST, Richard
De Rebus in Hibernia Gestis, libri quattor Antwerp, Christopher Plantin, 1584. £2,950 FIRST EDITION, 4to, pp (ii) 3-264 (viii). Roman letter, some Italic, woodcut

STATUTES. HENRY VIII - ELIZABETH I
A table to al the statutes made from the beginning of the raigne of Kyng Edwarde the. vi. vnto this present. xii. yeare of the reigne of oure moste gratious and soueraigne

STEPHANUS OF BYZANTIUM [with] POLLUX, Iulius
RARE GIUNTI EDITIONS IN GREEK Stephanos Peri poleōn [Στέφανος Περὶ πόλεων], Stephanus De urbibus. Florence, per haeredes Philippi Iuntae, 1521. (with) Iouliou

STÖFFLER, Johannes
THE FIRST 16TH CENTURY ASTRONOMY BOOK Elucidatio Fabricae ususque Astrolabii Oppenheim, Jacobus Kobel, 1513 (colophon 1512). £9,500 FIRST EDITION. ff. xii, lxxviii. Roman and

STÖFFLER, Johannes and PITATI, Pietro
Ephemeridum reliquiae ... superadditae novis. Tübingen, Ulrich Morhard, 1548. £4,850 4to, ff. [4], 78, [182]. Roman letter, little italic; historiated initials, xylographic

STRABO
A GEOGRAPHY MANUAL OF THE ROMAN EMPIRE AND ANCIENT GREECE De situ orbis. Venice, Heirs of Aldus Manutius, 1516. £55,000 FIRST EDITION thus. Folio, pp. 348 (i.e.

STREINNIUS, Richardus
Gentium et familiarum Romanarum stemmata. Richardo Streinnio barone Schuuarzenauio auctore. Ad illustrissimum principem Carolum archiducem Austriæ [Geneva] excudebat

STREINNIUS, Richardus
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SUAREZ, Francisco
ON THE NATURE OF TRUE RELIGIOSITY Opus de virtute et statu religionis. Venice, Bernardo Giunta and Giovan Battista Ciotti, 1609. £2,450 Folio, pp. (88), 776. Predominantly Roman letter, little

SUCQUET, Antoine
BECKFORD’S BOOK OF RELIGIOUS EMBLEMS Via vitae aeternae iconibus illustrata. Antwerp, Martin Nutius, 1620. £2,750 FIRST EDITION. 8vo., pp. (16), 875, (21), plus 32 numbered

SUIDAS
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TACITUS, Publius Cornelius
ATTRACTIVE ITALIAN BINDING P. Cornelii Taciti ab excessu divi Augusti historiarum libri quinque. Florence, per haeredes Philippi Iuntae, 1527. £8,750 8vo. ff. 363 (i). Italic letter,

TAGAULT, Jean
De chirurgica institutione librie quinque Lyon, apud Guliel Rouillium sub scuto Veneto, 1567. £4,850 8vo. pp. [xvi] 488 [xlviii]. Roman and Italic letter, woodcut

TAGLIACOZZI, Gaspare
FIRST MEDICAL TREATISE ON PLASTIC SURGERY De curtorum chirurgia per insitionem. Venice, Gaspare Bindoni the younger, 1597. £39,500 FIRST EDITION. Folio, pp.

TAISNIER, Joannes
Opus mathematicum octo libros compiectens, unnumeris prpemodum figuris idealibus manuum et physiognomiae... Cologne, apud Joannem Bickmannum & Wernerum Richwinum, 1562. £7,500 FIRST EDITION.

TALIACOTUS, Gaspar
LIBAVIUS' COPY Chirguia nova Frankfurt, Johannes Sauerius, 1598 £5,750 8vo, pp.605 (xi). Roman letter, some italic, title in red and black with printer's woodcut device, very faint library

TAPPER, Ruard
ONLY SIX COPIES RECORDED, NONE IN THE US Questio quotlibetica de effectibus quos consuetudo operat[ur] in foro conscientiae. [Antwerp, Michael Hillenius Hoochstratanus, 1520.] £2,500 FIRST EDITION. 4to. 15 unnumbered ll., A-D 4 , lacking D 4

TAYLOR, John
THE AUTHOR’S GIFT All the vvorkes of Iohn Taylor the water-poet. London, J. B[eale, Elizabeth Allde, Bernard Allsop, Thomas Fawcet] for James Boler

TERENTIUS AFER, Publius.
ANATOLE FRANCE’S COPY Comoediae sex. Paris, Robert Estienne, 1541-1542. £2,950 4to, pp. 621, [27]. Roman letter, little Greek; large printer’s device on title; title very lightly

THEOCRITUS
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THEODOSIUS II et alii.
Imperatorum Theodosii, Valentiniani, Maiorani, Anthemii novella constitutiones xlii.. Paris, Robert Estienne, 1571.                                                                       £2,250

THEOPHYLACT
FROM THE FOUNDATION LIBRARY OF EMMANUEL COLLEGE [In quatuor Evangelia enarrationes]. Rome, [A. Blado], 1542 £12,500 EDITIO PRINCEPS. Folio. pp. [viii] 581[i]. Greek letter. Woodcut printer's device on title.

THEVET, Andre
Historia dell'India America detta altramente Francia antartica, di M. Andrea Tevet tradotta di francese in lingua iataliana, da M. Giuseppe Horologgi Venice, Gabriel Giolito de'Ferrari,

THOMÁS, de Jesús
Stimulus missionum: siue de propaganda a religiosis per vniuersum orbem fide… Rome, apud Iacobum Mascardum, 1610. £2,650 FIRST EDITION. 8vo. pp. (viii), 234, (vi). ✝⁴, A-P⁸. Roman and Italic

THUCYDIDES
BOOK HISTORY À LA GRECQUE De bello Peloponnesiano. Venice, aldus, May 1502. £69,500 EDITIO PRINCEPS, Folio, 124 unnumbered ll. AA8, AA-ξO8 OP8. Greek letter, undecorated, guide letters, spaces blank.

THUCYDIDES
THOMAS WOTTON’S COPY L' histoire de Thucydide Athenien, de la guerre, qui fut entre les Peloponesiens et Atheniens, translatée en langue francoyse. Paris : par Pierre Gaultier pour Iehan Barbé & Claude Garamont, 1545 £45,000 16mo. ff.

THUCYDIDES
BOUND FOR WILLIAM CECIL, LORD BURGHLEY De bello Peloponnesiaco libri. [Geneva], Henry Estienne, 1588. £20,000 Fol., pp. [20], 621, [15], 73, [7]. Predominantly Greek and Roman letter in parallel columns, little Italic; large printer’s device

THUCYDIDES
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THYRAEUS, Gulielmus
THE MIRACLES OF SAINT PATRICK Discursus panegyrici de nominibus, tribulationibus, et miraculis S. Patricii Ibernorum apostoli, cum exhortatione ad perfectiones pro fide

THYRAEUS, Petrus
Daemoniaci, hoc est: De obsessis a spiritibus daemoniorum hominibus, liber vnus. Cologne, ex officina Mater. Cholini, sumptibus Gosuini Cholini, 1598 £1,950 FIRST EDITION thus.  4to. pp.

TILLESLEY, Richard
Animadversions upon M. Seldens History of Tithes, and his review thereof: before which is premised a catalogue of seventy two authors, before the yeere 1215 London, John Bill,

TOPSELL, Edward (trans.); GESNER, Conrad
The Historie of Fovre-Footed Beastes [with] The Historie of Serpents London, William Iaggard, 1607; 1608 £29,500 FIRST EDITIONS.

TORNAMIRA, Francisco Vicente de
SPANISH INTERPRETATION OF THE NATURE OF THE UNIVERSE Chronographia, y repertorio de los tiempos. Pamplona, Tomás Porralis, 1585. £5,250 FIRST EDITION.

TORSELLINO, Orazio
THE LIFE OF THE HEAD JESUIT MISSIONARY IN INDIA, INCLUDING HIS TRAVELS ACROSS THE FAR EAST De Vita Francisci Xaverii. Liege, Hendrik van den Hoven, 1597. £2,350 8vo. pp. (viii) 317 (xi). Roman letter,

TOSCANELLA, Orazio
ONLY FOUR COPIES RECORDED IN THE US Dittionario volgare et latino…con la lingua fiamminga, spagnuola et altre lingue. Venice, Comin da Trino da Monferrato, 1568. £2,250 FIRST EDITION. 4to. ff. (xlvi) 248. Roman letter, occasional Italic,

TRAVAMALA DE SALIS, Battista
POCKET CONFESSION MANUAL IN FINE CONTEMPORARY BINDING Summa casuum conscientiae. Venice, Paganino Paganini, 1499. £7,500 8vo., ff. (14), 479 (i.e. 476), (+)2, a12,

TRIGAULT, Nicolas
RARE AND EXTRAORDINARILY ILLUSTRATED ACCOUNT OF CHRISTIAN PERSECUTIONS IN JAPAN De Christianis apud Japonios triumphis sive de gravissima ibidem contra Christi fidem persecutione exorta anno

TRIGAULT, Nicolas
De Christiana expeditione. Lyon, Horatius Cardon, 1616. £6,500 4to. pp. (xvi) 628 (xii), fold-out plan and index. Roman letter with Italic. Charming engraved architectural t-p

TRIGAULT, Nicolas
A JESUIT ACCOUNT OF CHINA Due lettere annue della Cina del 1610 e del 1611. Milan, per l’her. di Pacifico Pontio & Gio. Battista Piccaglia, 1615. Price Available Upon Request FIRST EDITION

TRIGAULT, Nicolas
JESUIT MISSIONARIES IN JAPAN UNDER TOKUGAWA SHOGUN Rei Christianae apud Iaponios Commentarius ex litteris annuis Societatis Jesu annorum 1609. 1610. 1611. 1612 Augsburg, Christophorum Mangium,

TRITHEMIUS, Johannes [with] BASIL THE GREAT
CONTEMPORARY ENGLISH ANNOTATIONS AND BINDING Catalogus scriptorum ecclesiasticorum. with De Spiritu Sancto … Erasmo Roterdamo interprete. Cologne/Basel, Peter Quentel/Froben and Episcopius, 1531/1532 £4,750 4to,

TUNSTALL, Cuthbert
COMMERCIAL MATHEMATICS AND ADVICE FOR BUSINESSPEOPLE OF THE RENAISSANCE De artes supputandi, libri quator. Strasbourg, Knoblock per Georg Machaerop,

TURNER, Robert
Oratoris et philosophi Ingolstadiensis (with) Panegyrici sermones duo de D. Gregorio Nazianzeno. Ingolstadt, ex off. Davidis Sartorius, 1584. £1,450 FIRST EDITIONS. 8vo, 2 works in 1. pp

TWYNE, Brian
Antiquitatis Academi Oxoniensis apologia: In tres libros divisa Oxford, Excudebat Iosephus Barnesius, Anno Dom, 1608 £1,950 FIRST EDITION. pp. [viii], 384, [lxxii]. Roman letter, some Italic. Small woodcut

ULRICH von AUGSBURG [PSEUDO-ULRICH]
Epistola divi hulderichi augustensis episcopi, adversus constitutionem de cleri coelibatu. Wittenberg, [Melchior II Lotter, 1520]. £1,650 FIRST EDITION. 4to. 4 unnumbered ll., A4. Roman letter. Very light age browning, t-p and verso of last

ULSTADT, Philipp
THE CHEMISTRY AND USES OF DISTILLATION Coelum philosophorum seu De secretis naturae. Strasbourg, Ioannis Grienynger, 1528. £7,850 Folio, ff.

VAIRO, Leonardo
Trois livres des charmes, sorcelages ou enchantemens..auec les vrais contrepoisons pour rabattre les impostures & illusions des Daemons.. Paris, chez Nicolas Chesneau,

VAIRO, Leonardo
BEWITCHING ALDINE De fascino libri tres. Venice, Aldus, 1589. £4950 8vo. pp. (xvi) 375 (xlv). Italic letter, with Roman. Aldine device to t-p, floriated and decorated initials, grotesque

VALERIANUS, Joannes Pierius
RENAISSANCE PSEUDO-SCIENCE, PRINTED ON VELLUM De fulminum significationibus. Rome, Antonio Blado, n.d. [not before 1 August 1517]. £45,000 FIRST EDITION, 8vo., 36

VALERIS, VASILEOS (ed.)
ONLY TWO COPIES RECORDED Hieron Evangelion [Holy Evangeliary]. Venice, Andrea and Giacomo Spinelli, 1550. £11,000 FIRST EDITION. Folio. ff. 136 unnumbered, α-χ6 φ4. Greek

VALERIUS, Maximus
HISTORICAL AND CULTURAL ANECDOTES FROM ANCIENT ROME, IN FINE LYONESE BINDING Dictorum factorumque memorabilium exempla Lyon, Sebastian Gryphium, 1547. £3,250 16mo. pp. 517 (xxv), final three leaves blank.

VANNEUS, Stephanus
Recanetum de musica aurea. Romae, Apud Valerium Doricum, 1533. £11,500 FIRST EDITION Folio ff (iv) 93 (i) last blank. Roman letter, woodcut initials t.p. with printer's device of Pegasus, full-page woodcut of

VARRO, M Terentius
De Lingua Latina Parma [printer of the Jerome, Epistolae] 1480, 11th December £ 5,950 Folio, ff. (iv) 46. Roman letter, a little Greek, guide letters, spaces blank. Extensive early marginalia

VARRO, M. Terentius
De Lingua Latina Parma, [printer of the Jerome, Epistolae], 11th December 1480 £5,950 Folio, ff. (iv) 46. Roman letter, a little Greek, guide letters, spaces blank. Extensive early marginalia in at least two

VAUGHAN, Rowland
Most Approved and Long experienced Water-Workes. London, George Eld., 1610. £3,750 FIRST EDITION 4to. ff. [70] (A2, B-S4), (one recorded copy has a folding plate). Roman and Italic letter, side-notes, head- and

VECELLIO, Cesare
Habiti antichi et moderni di tutto il mondo Venice, Giovanni Bernardo Sessa, 1598. £6,850 8to, ff. [lvi],507. Italic and roman letter, woodcut engraved t-p, floriated and historiated

VÉLEZ DE ARCIÑEGA, Francisco
Historia de los animales mas recebidos en el uso de Medicina. Madrid, Imprenta Real, 1613. £3,850 FIRST EDITION. 4to, pp. [16], 454, [2]. Roman letter, little Greek and Italic; printer’s

VENETUS, Paulus
HANDSOME CONTEMPORARY BINDING Summa philosophie naturalis (with) Liber de compositione mundi. Lyon, Antoine du Ry and Simon Vincent, 1525. £4,750 4to. Two works in one, I) ff. (vi) 176, 84, AA6 a-x8 aA-kK8 lL4; II) ff. 17 (i) unnumbered, A-C4

VENUSTI, Antonio Maria
A LIFE COMPENDIUM FROM THE 1500s Discorso generale intorno alla generatione, al nascimento de gli huomini. Venice, Giovanni Griffio for Giovan Battista Somasco, 1562. £1,950 FIRST

VEREPAEUS, Simon
Selectiores epistolae clarorum virorum. (with) MACROPEDIUS, Georgius. Methodus de conscribendis epistolis. Antwerp, Apud Ioannem Bellerum, 1573-74 £950 8vo. pp. (xvi) 148 (ii). ff. (ii) 123 (i), with parts

VERGILIUS MARO, Publius
Les Oeuvres de Virgille. Translatées de Latin en Françoys. Paris, Nicolas Couteau pour Galliot du Pre, 1529. £14,500 FIRST EDITION thus, ff. [ii], 232, I4 bound before I3. Lettre Bâtarde in double columns, Latin

VERGILIUS, Maro Publius
ILLUSTRATED ALDINE FOR LITERARY LADIES I sei primi libri dell’Eneide… tradotti à piu illustre et honorate Donne. Et tra l’altre à la nobilissima et divina Madonna Aurelia Tolomei de

VESLING, Johann
FINELY ILLUSTRATED ANATOMY Syntagma anatomicum. Padua, typis Paolo Frambotto, 1647. £5,750 4to. pp. (xvi) 274 (xiv). Roman letter, with Italic. Attractive engraved t-p illustrating lesson in the anatomical theatre of the University of Padua,

VESLING, Johann
De plantis Aegyptiis observationes et notae ad Prosperum Alpinum. Padua, Paolo Frambotto, 1638 £1,500 FIRST EDITION. 4to, pp. [12], 80. Roman letter, little Greek; printer’s device on

VICCARS, John
FROM THE VANISHED LIBRARY OF THOMAS FULLER Decapla in psalmos: sive commentarius ex decem linguis Mss. et impressis : Heb. Arab. Syr. Chald. Rabbin. Græc. Rom. Ital. Hispan. Gallic. Cum

VIGLIUS [AYTTA, Wigle van] [with] CLINGUS, Melchior
Viglii Zuichemi Phrysii Iureconsulti Clarissimi Commentaria in Decem Titulos Institutionum Iuris Civilis (with) Inquatuor institutionum iuris civilis... Basel (and) Frankfurt), Froben (and) Christianum

VIRDUNG VON HASSFURT, Johannes.
De cognoscendis, et medendis morbis ex corporum coelestium positione Libri IIII …… Cum argumentis et expositionibus Ioannis Paulli Gallucii Saloensis. Venice, Damiano Zenaro, 1584. £4950 FIRST and ONLY EDITION thus. 4to, ff. (12), 228. Roman and

VISCONTI, Zaccaria
Complementum artis exorcisticae, cui simile nunquam visum est. Venice, apud Franciscum Barilettum, 1619 £3,950 8vo. [vi], 442, [xxii]. A-2F8. Roman letter some Italic. Engraved globe

VITIGNANO, Cornelio
THE HISTORY OF THE HOUSE OF AUSTRIA, BOUND IN ARMORIAL STYLE FOR CARDINAL VIDONE Vera genealogia e discendenza della Serenissima et Inuittissima Prosapia D'Austria.

VITRUVIUS POLLIO, Marcus
De architectura libri decem ... adiecimus etiam ... Frontini de aequeductibus ... item ... Nicolai Cusani Card. de staticis experimentis. Strasbourg, Georg Messerschmidt for Knobloch,

VOGTHERR, Heinrich
Ein Frembdes vnd wunderbares Kunstbüchlein (Designs for the Artisan). [Antwerp], [J Richard], [ca 1540-1572]. £2,750 4to. 25 of 28 unnumbered leaves. A-G4. [lacking

VORAGINE, Jacobus de
Thus endeth the legende, named in latyn Lege[n]da aurea that is to saye in englysshe the golden legende. London, Printed by Wynkyn de Worde, 27 Aug. 1527. £57,500 Folio. ff. liiii; CCC.lxxxiiii. [A-F⁸ G⁶ a-z⁸ [et]⁸ [con]⁸ [us]⁸ 2a-2y⁸.]. Black

WALTHER, Johann
BOUND IN A FIFTEENTH-CENTURY MANUSCRIPT Epitaphium des Ehrwirdigen Herrn und Vaters Martini Luthers. Wittenberg, Georg Rhau, 1546. £4,950 FIRST EDITION (?). 4o. 8 unnumbered leaves,

WARWICK, Guy de
ENGLISH CHIVALRY IN A FRENCH ROYAL COPY L'hystoire de Guy de Waruich chevalier d’Angleterre Paris, pour Jean Bonfons, [1550] £75,000 4to. 106 unnumbered leaves. A-E4, F8, G-I4, K8, L4, M8, N4, O8, P-Q4, R8, S4, T8, U6. (Quire K misplaced after

WELBY, Henry [HEYWOOD, Thomas]
The phoenix of these late times: or the life of Mr. Henry Welby, Esq: who lived at his house in Grub-street forty foure yeares, and in that space, was never seene by any, aged 84. London, N. Okes for Richard

WERT, Giaches de
WERT, Giaches de. Il secondo libro de madregali a cinque voci Venice, Antonio Gardano, 1564 £8,500 Oblong 4to. 3 vols, 3 (out of 5) separate parts for canto, alto and quinto, without tenor and basso. 1): pp. [2], 29, [1]; 2): [2], 29, [1]; 3)

WESTON, Edward
The Repaire of Honour, Falsely impeached by Featlye a Minister... Bruges, [Saint Omer: English College Press], 1624 £6,500 First edition. Small 8vo., pp. 32. Roman letter with some Italic.

WESTON, Elizabeth Jane
UNRECORDED VERSE BY POETESS OF THE 1600s Ad Serenissimum, Potentissimum, ac Invictissimum principem ac Dominum, Dn. Matthiam Secundum. Liepzig, Valentin. Am Ende. 1612. £5,400 FIRST EDITION. 4to. Four

WEYER, Joannes
A GOOD PROVENANCE De praestigiis daemonum, et incantationibus ac veneficiis Libri sex, aucti & recogniti Basel, Ioannem Oporinum, 1564 £3,850 8 vo. Pp. 679 (lv). Roman letter, Italic side

WHITE, Francis
A replie to Iesuit Fishers answere to certain questions propou[n]ded by his most gratious Matie: King Iames. By .. London, Printed by Adam Islip, 1624. £6,750 FIRST EDITION. Folio. pp. [xxxvi], 592, [iv]; [iv], 74, [ii]. [[a]⁴ b⁶ c-d⁴ A-3D⁶,

WHITE, John
Diacosio-martyrion. id est ducentorum virorum testimonium, de veritate corporis, et sanguinis Christi, in eucharistia, Londin, in aedibus Roberti Cali, typographi, mense

WIDAWSKI, Walenty
IN DEFENSE OF INDULGENCIES, ONLY ONE COPY IN THE US Generalis Controversia de Indulgentiis. Cracow, In Archityp: Regia & Ecclesiast. Lazari, 1593. £3,250 FIRST and only

WIDDRINGTON, Roger [i.e. PRESTON, Thomas]
Ad Sanctissimum Dominum Paulum Quintun humillima supplicatio. apud Rufum Lipsium [A. Islip for Eliot's Court Press], Albionopoli [i.e. London], 1616 £1,350 FIRST EDITION 8vo. pp. [ii] 94 [iv], 76, 75-229 [i.e.

WILSON, Thomas
A Discourse upon Usurie. London, Roger Warde, 1584 £5,750 8vo. ff (xvi) 201 (iii) Black letter, two large historiated woodcut initials, contemp. autograph Richard Crakenthorp on title,

WINSEMIUS, Pierius
Amores. Franeker, Ex officinna Uldrici Balck, 1631. £950 FIRST EDITION. 12mo. pp. [xxiv], 216. Italic letter, prefaces in Roman. Title within fine engraved border, Venus to the left, Cupid to the right, putti

WIRSUNG, Christoph
A generall practise of physicke : Wherein are conteined all inward and outward parts of the body.... London, Impensis Georg. Bishop, 1598. £7,500 FIRST EDITION. Folio pp. [xx], 790,

WISHART, George
BY LE GASCON? I.G. de rebus auspiciis serenissimi, & potentissimi Caroli gratia magnæ Britanniæ, &c. sub imperio illustrissimi Iacobi Montisrosarum marchionis…:

WITHER George.
 The hymnes and songs of the Church. Diuided into two parts. The first part comprehends the canonicall hymnes, and such parcels of Holy Scripture, as may properly be sung, with some other

WOOD, William
WOOD, William. New England's Prospect London, Tho. Cotes for Iohn Bellamie, 1635. £50,000 Second edition. 4to. [viii] 83 [iv], with the foldout map of New England, often lacking. Roman and Italic letter,

WOODALL, John
The surgeons mate or Military & domestique surgery. Discouering faithfully & plainly ye method and order of ye surgeons chest, ye vses of the instruments,

WRIGHT, Edward
Certaine errors in nauigation, .. with many additions that were not in the former edition. [London] : Printed by Felix Kingsto[n] at London, 1610. £38,500 4to. pp. [lvi], 472; 122, [xxii]. [without the large engraved maps, as almost always].

XENOPHON
Cyrupædia : The institution and life of Cyrus. London, by I[ohn]. L[egat]. for Robert Allot [and Henry Holland], 1632. £4,750 FIRST EDITION thus. Folio, [xviii], 131, 130-213, [vii], 14.

YEPES, Diego de
Historia particular de la persecucion de Inglaterra, y de los martirios mas insignes que en ella ha auido, desde el año del Señor. 1570. Madrid, por Luis Sanchez, 1599. £3500 FIRST EDITION. 4to. pp. (16), 894 (i.e. 864), (24). [§⁸, A-3I⁸, 3K⁴]

ZAMORANO, Rodrigo
Compendio del arte de navegar. Seville, en casa de Juan de León, 1588. £35,000 4to. ff. [3] 61. A-Q4. Roman letter, some Italic. Woodcut printer’s device on title, historaited and floriated woodcut initials, numerous woodcuts in text

ZAPPULLO, Michele
  ZAPPULLO, Michele. Historie di quattro principali citta del mondo, Gerusalemme, Roma, Napoli e Venetia.... Aggiuntoui vn compendio dell'istorie dell'Indie Venice, appresso Giorgio

ZARATE, Augustin de
THE GRENVILLE-PENROSE-STREETER COPY The strange and delectable History of the discoverie and Conquest of the Provinces of Peru… London, Richard Ihones, 1581 £27,500 FIRST EDITION. 4to. ff.

ZEROLA, Tommasi [with] VISCONTI, Zaccaria
THE ART OF EXORCISM Sancti Iubilaei ac indulgentiarum ... tractates [with] Complementum artis exorcisticae. Venice, Giorgio Varisco, 1600 [with] Venice, Francesco

ZUCHETTA, Giovanni Battista
RARE FIRST AND ONLY EARLY EDITION Prima Parte della Arithmetica Brescia, Vicenzo Sabbio, 1600 £4,750 FIRST EDITION, Folio. Pp (xviii) 412 (iv). Italic letter within printed double-line border,numerous printed

ZURITA, Jeronimo
Indices rerum ab Aragonese regibus gestarum… ad annum MCDX. Zaragoza, Dominicus a Portonariis de Ursinis, 1578. £1,950 FIRST EDITION. 4to, pp (iv) 407 (v); (iv) 5-155. Roman letter, two parts

ZWINGLI, Ulrich
ONLY ONE COPY RECORDED IN THE US Suplicatio quorundam apud Helvetios evangelistarum ad r. D. Hugonem episcopum Constantiensem. [Augsburg, Silvan Otmar, 1522.] £2,250 FIRST EDITION thus. 4to. 8 unnumbered ll., A-B4. Roman letter. Woodcut frame