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EMBROIDERY PATTERN BOOK Nova esposizione de recami et dessegni. Venice, Giacomo Antonio Somascho, n.d. [c. 1600] Price available upon request  8vo,

[ARAGON.]
INTERNATIONAL MARITIME LAW Il consolato del mare. (with) Il portolano del mare. Venice, appresso haer. Francesco I Rampazetto, 1584. £2,750 4to. 2 works in 1, each with separate t-p, pp. (xvi) 230, (iv) 38. Italic letter, little Roman. Woodcut

[ARTEPHIUS]
MOST IMPORTANT ALCHEMY Trois traitez de la philosophie naturelle non encore imprimez. Scavoir Le secret livre du tres-ancien philosophe Artephius, traitant de l’art occulte & transmutation metallique, Paris, chez Guillaume Marette,

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ANNOTATED INCUNABULA De civitate Dei. [wit] De Trinitate. [Basel, Johann Amerbach, 1490.] £9,750 Folio, 2 works in 1. 108 unnumbered ll., a10 b-p8 q6 r-x6/8 y6 A-K8/6 L-O6/8 + 86 unnumbered ll., a-f8 g-k6/8 l-m6. Gothic letter, two to four

[BEMBO, Pietro, NAVAGERO, Andrea, CASTIGLIONE, Baldassare, COTTA, Giovanni, FLAMINIO, Marco Antonio].
CONTEMPORARY FLORENTINE BINDING – FROM AN ENEMY OF ALDUS THE YOUNGER Carmina quinque illustrium poetarum. Florence, apud Laurentium Torrentinum, 1552. £4,250 16mo. 2 parts in 1, separate t-ps, pp. 346, 87 (ix), last two ll. blank in both.

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

[BIBLE, POLISH]
SUPERBLY ILLUSTRATED FIRST POLISH OLD TESTAMENT Biblia to jest księgi Starego i Nowego Zakonu. [Cracow, N. and S. Scharffenberger, 1561]. £9,500 FIRST EDITION. Folio. 421 of 433 unnumbered ll., *A1 B0 A-C6 D4 E-Q6 R4 S-Z6 2A-2S6 2T-2V4

[BIBLE]
FIRST ITALIAN PROTESTANT BIBLE – A GERMAN MUSICIAN’S COPY La Bibbia cioè i libri del vecchio e del nuovo testamento. [Geneva, [n.p.],] 1607. £2,250 FIRST EDITION thus. Large 4to. pp. (iv) 847 (i) 178 (ii) 314, lacking final blank

[BIBLE]
ROYAL BINDING [BIBLE] The booke of common prayer and administration of the sacraments, and other rites and ceremonies of the Church of England. London, printed by Robert Barker, printer to the Kings most excellent Maiesty: and by the

[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] (with) [PSALMS]
STUNNING SILVER STUMP WORK BINDING The Holy Bible, containing the Old Testament, and the New: London, by Bonham Norton and Iohn Bill, 1629] (with) The vvhole booke of Psalmes: collected into

[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].
Biblia sacra vulgatae editionis Sixti quinti.  Rome, Stamperia Apostolica Vaticana, 1593. £3,950 Large 4to. pp. (xx) 1088 (xx) (xxxiv). Roman letter, little Italic and Hebrew, t-p in red and black. Woodcut device with Pope and female

[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

[BOLOGNA.]
NO RECORDED COPIES IN US Notificatione delli capitoli, et conventioni…Intorno alli banditi, & condannati. Bologna, Alessandro Benacci, [1586]. £1,800 FIRST EDITION. 4to. 4 unnumbered and unsigned

[BORDEAUX]
Les coustumes generales de la ville de Bourdeaus, Seneschaussée de Guyenne, & païs de Bourdelois. Bordeaux, Par S. Millanges, imprimeur ordinaire du roy, 1611. £1,950 4to. pp.

[BROWNE, William]
Britannia’s pastorals. The first booke.  London, by Iohn Hauiland, 1625 £4,500 FIRST EDITON thus. Two vols. in one. 8vo. pp. [xvi], 140 [i.e. 142], [xiv], 179, [i]. A-Y⁸. “Variant 1:

[CARMINA] [with] PINDAR
STUNNING FANFARE BINDING Carminum poetarum novem, lyricae poeseos principum, fragmenta. [with] Olympia, Pythia, Nemea, Isthmia. Caeterorum octo lyricorum

[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

[COLONNA, Francesco.] 
THE ALDINE EPITOME OF THE ITALIAN RENAISSANCE La hypnerotomachia di Poliphilo. Venezia, in casa haer. Aldo I Manuzio, 1545 £65,000 Folio. 234 unnumbered ll., a-y8 z10 A-E8 F4. Roman letter, little Greek or Hebrew. Woodcut Aldine

[CONRY, Florence.]
Emanuel Leabhar ina Bhuil Modh Iarrata agus Fhagala Fhonbhtheachda na Beathadh Riaghaltha ar Attugadh Drong Airighthe Sgáthan an Chrábhaidh Drong eile Desiderius. Louvain, Ar na chur

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[CONTARINI, Ambrogio, et al.]
RUSSIA AND THE MIDDLE EAST Viaggi fatti da Vinetia, alla Tana, in Persia, in India, et in Costantinopoli. Venice, [nelle case haer. Aldo I Manuzio], 1543. £6,750 FIRST EDITION. 8vo. 7 parts in 1, ff. 180. Italic letter, little Roman. Aldus

[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, a

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[DANEAU, Lambert.]
Traite des danses, Auquel est amplement resolue la question, asçauoir s'il est permis aux Chrestiens de danser. [Geneva], nn., 1582.  £4,250 8vo. pp. 97 (iii). A-F8, []2. Roman letter, some Italic, small woodcut printers device on

[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

[FLORENCE.] 
NOT IN THE US – ANNOTATED BY C17 CUSTOMS OFFICER Stratto de doganieri et passaggieri del contado et distretto di Fiorenza. [with] Sommario della riforma della dogana di

[FRANCISCANS.]
NO COPIES RECORDED IN THE US Compendium privilegiorum fratrum minorum necnon et aliorum fratrum mendicantium. Valladolid, [Nicolás Tierri, 1525.] £4,750 FIRST EDITION. 4to. ff. (iv) 124. Gothic letter, some double column. Attractive t-p with

[FRANZINI, Girolamo].
FIRST CASTILIAN EDITION Las cosas maravillosas de la S. Ciudad de Roma. Rome, por Girolamo Francino: por Alessandro Gardane & Francesco Coattino, 1589. £5,250 FIRST EDITION thus. 8vo. pp. (xvi) 260. Roman letter, little Italic. T-p in

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

[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 (poor

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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

[JESUITS] 
JESUITS IN JAPAN Epistolae japanicae. Louvain, apud Rutgerus Velpius, 1570. £2,950 8vo. pp. 401 (xxv). Roman letter, with Italic. Typographical border to t-p, woodcut vignette to

[JESUITS]
JESUITS AND THE ORIENT Epistolae Indicae et Japanicae. Louvain, apud Rutgerus Velpius, 1570. £2,950 FIRST EDITION thus. 8vo. pp. (xxiv) 316 (xx). Roman letter, little Italic. Typographical border to t-p, woodcut printer’s device to

[JESUITS].
THE JAPANESE TENSHŌ EMBASSY AND THE POPE –NO COPIES RECORDED IN THE US Orationes sex, sex presbyterorum societatis Iesu. Milan, ex officina typographica haer. Pacifico Da Ponte, 1598. £2,450 FIRST EDITION, second issue. 4to. pp. (viii) 69

[JULIUS II] 
INDULGENCE – AGAINST THE MOORS Indulgence. Contra los moros de Africa. [Toledo?], [Juan de Varela?], [c.1509-10]. £7,250 Small folio, single sheet, 19.5 x 27.5, 52 lines, Gothic letter. Woodcut ‘IHS’ stamp and printed signature of

[MARCELLINE, George].
Vox militis: foreshewing what perils are procured where the people of this, or any other kingdome liue without regard of marshall discipline London, By B[ernard] A[lsop] for Thomas Archer, 1625. £3,500 FIRST EDITION. 4to. pp. [xiv], 18, 21-58

[MORELLI, João Baptista; LEITAO, Fulgençio].
FICTITIOUS IMPRINT Reduccion y restituycion del reyno de Portugal a la serenissima casa de Bragança en la real persona de Ivan IV. Turin [i.e., Paris?], por Iuannetin Pennoto, 1648. £2,350 FIRST EDITION. Small 4to. pp. (viii) 415 (i),

[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.

[MÜNSTER, Sebastian.]
ARAMAIC GRAMMAR AND DICTIONARY Chaldaica Grammatica. [with] Dictionarium Chaldaicum. Basel, J. Frobenius, 1527. £3,750 FIRST EDITIONS. Small 4to, 2 works in 1, pp. (viii) 212 (iv); (viii) 434 (ii). Roman and Hebrew letter, little Ge’ez.

[NEW TESTAMENT]
IN SYRIAC Novum […] Testamentum Syriace. Cum versione Latina. Köthen, [Fürstliche Druckerei], 1621. £1,450 FIRST EDITION thus. 4to. pp. (viii) 843 (i). Large Syriac letter, with Roman, little Italic, Greek or Hebrew. Printer’s woodcut device

[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 blanks.

[PAUL III] 
BULLA DE CRUZADA Don Garcia de Loaysa, Bulla. Valladolid, [n.pr.], 1543. £4,250 Broadside, large folio, 61 x 43.3 cm, 94 lines, Gothic letter. Decorated initial. Some repair and traces of glue to folds touching but not obscuring

[PAUL III]
BULLA DE CRUZADA Bull. Don Garcia de Loaysa…contra el perfido turco y moros. [n.p., n.pr., c.1536]. £4,850 Broadside, oblong large folio, 44.3 x 60.5 cm, 66 lines, last in black-brown ink in a contemporary hand. Italic letter, with

[PÉRIER, Charles]
Articles, respondus par le Roy en son Conseil privé, sur la requeste presentée par plusieurs habitans de la ville de Bourdeaux, & Seneschaulcée de Guyenne, sur le faict de la Religion qu'on dict réformée Paris, chez Charles Perier, rue S. Jean

[PIUS IV]
PAPAL BULL – NO COPIES RECORDED IN THE US Motus Proprius Contra Mercatores huius almae Vrbis exercentes, Cambia sicca, vsuraria, & illicita Rome, Antonio Blado, 1594 £275 FIRST EDITION. Folio. 2 unnumbered and unsigned ll. Roman letter, title in

[PIUS IV]
JEWISH BANKERS IN ROME Capitoli, & nova riforma delli Banchieri Hebrei di Roma. [Rome, Antonio Blado, 1563.] £2,750 FIRST EDITION. Folio. 2 unnumbered, unsigned leaves. Elegant Italic letter. Woodcut arms of Rome, Pope Pius IV

[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. £2,750 Folio. ff. (ii) 140 (ii). Roman letter, some Italic. Attractive engraved Franciscan

[REGISTRUM BREVUM]
illuminated manuscript on vellum [England, (probably London), early 14th century, probably soon after 1309] £95,000 166 x 113mm, 166 leaves (plus 2 original endleaves at front, and a paper endleaf at end), wanting a few single leaves, one leaf

[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, (*2),

[RUSSIAN ORTHODOX CHURCH]
RUSSIAN LITURGY IN CONTEMPORARY MOSCOW BINDING Okhtaik, rekshe osmoglasnik [Part I]. [Moscow, Pechatnyj Dvor, 1638.] £7,500 Folio. ff. 459 + 2 ms. ll., lacking 3 blanks, ll. 1-11 of second quire misbound, Part I of II, each printed separately. Old

[SAVILE, Sir Henry, ed.]
RerumAnglicarum scriptores post Bedam praecipui, ex vetustissimis codicibus manuscriptis nunc primum in lucem editi. London, excudebant G. Bishop, R. Nuberie, & R. Barker, 1596 £1,250 FIRST EDITION. Folio. ff. [ii], 520, [xxx]: [par.]²,

[SEMINARIO JESUITA DE SEVILLA]
Algunos motivos y razones que ay, para favorecer los seminarios ingleses [Seville?], n.p., [c. 1630] £1,650 8vo. 4 unnumbered leaves. Roman and Italic letter, printed notes, drop-title with

[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 Richeboys,

[SOTO, Hernando de], HAKLUYT, Richard
Virginia richly valued, by the description of the maine land of Florida, her next neighbour. London, Felix Kyngston for Matthew Lownes, at the signe of the Bishops head in Pauls Churchyard, 1609 £115,000 FIRST EDITION thus. 4to., pp.

[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

[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

[TAGLIENTE, Giovanni Antonio and Girolamo.]
NO COPIES RECORDED IN THE US Libro dabaco [d’abaco]. [Venice, Alvise Torti, 1535.] £17,500 8vo. 80 unnumbered ll., A-K8. Roman letter. Woodcut

[TEIXEIRA, Jose]
DRAKE AND THE SPANIARDS A Treatise Paraenetical, that is to say: an Exhortation. Wherein is shewed ... the right way and true meanes to resist the ... Castilian King ... by a pilgrim Spaniard.  London: [Richard Field] for William

[TIXIER DE RAVISI, Jean]
FAMOUS WOMEN De memorabilibus et claris mulieribus aliquot diversorum scriptorum opera. Paris, apud Simon de Colines, 1521 £4,500 FIRST EDITION. Folio. ff. 176 [ii] 177 219 [iii]. a-x8,

[UDALL, William. Camden, William.]
KINGS PRINTER’S LARGE PAPER COPY The Historie of the Life and Death of Mary Stuart Queene of Scotland. London, John Haviland for Richard Whitaker, 1624 £5,950 FIRST EDITION. Folio. pp. [xii], 250, [ii]. A⁶(±A3), B-2H⁴, 2I⁶. Roman and Italic

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

[VITELLESCHI, Mutio?].
PIRATED JESUIT ELZEVIRS Directorium in exercitia spiritualia. [with] Epistolae praepositorum. [with] Index Generalis. Antwerp, I-II) apud Joannem Meursium, III) apud Ioannem Meursium, 1635

[WITCHCRAFT]
THE MOST AUTHORITATIVE WORK ON EXORCISM Thesaurus exorcismorum. Cologne, Sumptibus haeredum Lazari Zetzneri, 1626. £2,750 8vo. pp. (xxiv) 1232 (xlii). Roman letter, with Italic. Woodcut printer’s device to t-p, woodcut initials and headpieces.

ABRAVANEL, Juda ben Isaac.
Dialoghi di amore, composti per Leone medico hebreo. Venice, in casa de figliuoli di Aldo, 1552 £2,350 8vo. ff. (ii), 3-228. Italic letter. Printer’s device within border on t-p,

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.

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. (16),

ADAMSON, John
BOUND FOR JAMES I 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 14 yeeres

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 14

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 spotting and

ADRICHEM, Christian van
SUPERB, VERY LARGE MAPS Theatrum Terrae Sanctae et Biblicarum Historiarum. Cologne, Mylius, Hermann (I.), 1628. £3,950 Folio. pp. (xii) 286 (xxviii). Roman letter, with Italic, 12 maps (double-page or fold-out). Attractive engraved architectural

AELFRIC, Abbot of Eynsham
A Saxon treatise concerning the Old and New Testament. London, Iohn Hauiland for Henrie Seile, ... at the signe of the Tygers head, 1623. £1,950 FIRST EDITION. 4to. pp. [lxi], 43, 43, [xx], 14, 14, [xxv] : pi², [par.]⁴, a-f⁴, A-V⁴. “A testimony

AELIANUS, et al.
HERBERT OF CHERBURY LARGE PAPER COPY Ailianou poikilēs istorias […] Aeliani variae Historiae libri XIIII. Rome, Blado, 1545. £4,250 EDITIO PRINCEPS, LARGE PAPER COPY. ff. (iv) 111 (xiii). Greek letter. Woodcut printer’s device to t-p and

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

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 on

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

ALBERTUS MAGNUS
IN C13 VELLUM MS. LEAF Liber aggregationis, seu Liber secretorum de virtutibus herbarum, lapidum et animalium. [Cologne, Cornelis de Zierikzee, c.1506]. £9,500 Small 4to. 24 unnumbered ll., A 8 B 4 C 8 D 4 . Gothic letter. Two woodcut panels

ALBRECHT, Lorenz
SCARCE GERMAN ASTROLOGY Evangelisch prognostic. Munich, Adam Berg, 1589. £2,250 FIRST and ONLY EDITION. 4to. ff. 8. Gothic letter. Woodcut of a man holding an almanac with his family. First and last a bit dusty,

ALBUMASAR [ABŪ MAʻSHAR]
MANUAL FOR ASTROLOGERS Flores astrologiae. Venice, Johannes Baptista Sessa, [about 1503] £7,500 4to. 20 unnumbered ll., a-e4. Large Gothic letter. Printer’s

ALCIATI, Andrea.
SCARCE EMBLEMS – ENGLISH PROVENANCE  Emblemata. Antwerp, ex Officina Plantiniana, 1648. £1,250 12mo. (xxxvi) pp. 392 (viii) (liv), first and last sections blank except for annotation. Italic letter, little Roman and Greek. Woodcut printer’s 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 rich architectural

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, (12).

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.

ALONSO DE HERRERA, Gabriel
Libro de agricultura. Pamplona, por Matías Mares a costa de Fernando de Espinal, 1605. £6,750 Large 4to. ff. (iv + 1 added leaf of errata) 242, lacking final 12 ll. (additional

ALONSO DE HERRERA, Gabriel
UNRECORDED IN U.S. Libro de agricultura. [n.p.], [n.d.], [c.1539-40]. £7,950 Folio. ff. (ii) 200. Large Gothic letter, double column. T-p in red and black framed by architectural

ALPINO, Prospero
EARLY EUROPEAN STUDY ON EGYPTIAN MEDICINE - FIRST REFERENCE TO COFFEE IN PRINT De medicina Aegyptorium, libri quatuor Venice, apud Francesco De Franceschi, 1591 £3,950 FIRST EDITION. 4to. ff.

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, p4,

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

AMES, William
BY RUETTE FOR HABERT DE MONTMOR Bellarminus enervatus, siue Disputationes anti-Bellarminianæ, in illustri Frisiorum Academia, quæ est Franckerae. London [i.e. Amsterdam?] [Printed by W. J. Blaeu?] Ioannem Humpfridum [and H. Robinson], 1633

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 device

ANACREON. [with] TIMAEUS OF LOCRI. [with] FABRICIUS, Georgius. [with] HOTMAN, François. [and] PHALARIS
CLASSIC SCHOOL SAMMELBAND Anakreontos kai allōn tinōn lyrikōn poiētōn melē [with] Anacreontis teii antiquissimi poëtae Lyrici odae [with] Peri psychas kosmō kai physios[with] De syntaxi partium orationis apud Graecos liber [with] De legibus

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. £5,250 FIRST EDITION. 4to. pp.

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 and

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

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

ANTIQUARUM STATUARUM URBIS ROMAE
BESPOKE CONNOISSEUR'S BINDING Antiquarum Statuarum Urbis Romae quae in publicis privatisque locis visuntur, Icones. Terza Parte.  Rome, Lorenzo Vaccari,

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 device

APPIER HANZELET, Jean
La Pyrotechnie... ou sont representes les plus rares & plus appreuvez secrets des machines & des feux artificiels. Pont-à-Mousson, Jean & Gaspard Bernard,

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 guide

AQUAVIVA, Claudio.
MANUAL FOR JESUITS Instructio pro superioribus. Rome, Collegium Romanum Societatis Jesu, 1615 £850 8vo. pp. (iv) 48 (iv). Roman letter, little Italic. T-p within woodcut

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

AQUINAS, Thomas.
MAGNIFICENT EARLY INCUNABULUM – ON VELLUM Secunda secundae partis. [Mainz, Peter Schöffer, 6 March 1467.] p.o.a. ON VELLUM. Large 4to. 318 x 270mm, several leaves and all lower margins trimmed down to perimeter of the text block (272 x 186mm). 252

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), [i].

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, 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

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 lines of

ARISTOPHANES
EXQUISITE CONTEMPORARY BINDING Aristophanous eutrapelotatou Komoidiai hendeka. Aristophanis facetissimi Comoediae. Basel, apud And. Cratandrum et Joan. Bebelium, 1532 £7,500 FIRST COMPLETE EDITION. 4to. pp. (viii) 514 (ii), last

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 ex 160

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, AA-ΠΠ10,

ARTHUS, Gotthard
TRAVELS AND CARTOGRAPHY Historia Indiae Orientalis. Cologne, Wilhelm Lutzenkirch, 1608. £4,500 FIRST EDITION. 8vo. pp. (xviii) 616 [612], two fold-out plates. Roman letter, little Italic. Two

ASCHAM, Roger
HANDSOME CAMBRIDGE BINDING Disertissimi à Latinis epistolis, familiarium epistolarum libri tres. London, Ar. Hatfield pro Francisco Coldocko, 1590 £2,950 8vo. pp. [xvi], 540, [iv]. A-2M⁸. “Ioannis Sturmii, Hieronymi Osorii, aliorumque

ASELLI, Gaspare
FIRST MEDICAL ILLUSTRATIONS PRINTED IN COLOUR De lactibus sive lacteis venis. Milan, apud Ioan Baptistam Bidellum, 1627. £59,500 FIRST EDITION. 4to. Pp. (xvi) 79 (ix) + 4 folding coloured plates.

ASTOLFI, Giovanni Felice.
RARE AMERICANUM AND JAPONICUM Historia universale delle imagini miracolose della Gran Madre di Dio riverite in tutte le parti del Mondo. Venice, Fratelli Sessa, 1623. £2,250 FIRST EDITION. 4to. pp. (xviii) 877 [i.e., 887] (i). Roman letter,

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];

ATTAVANTI, Paolus, Florentinus.
C15 BINDING, THE FIRST AUTHOR’S PORTRAIT IN PRINT Breviarium totius iuris canonici. Memmingen, Albrecht Kunne, 1486 £10,500 Folio. ff. (v) 2-129 (*4 a10 b-n8 o10 p8 q5), lacking q6 blank. Gothic letter, double column, ms. initials in

AUGUSTÍN, Miguel
SCARCE AND LIVELY ILLUSTRATED AGRICULTURE Libro de los secretos de agricultura. Zaragoza, Pascual Bueno, [1625] £3,300 FIRST EDITION thus. 4to. pp. (viii) 512 (A3-4 misplaced before C1), 1 large fold-out plate. Roman letter. T-p with typographic

AUSMO, Nicolaus de.
CONTEMPORARY LOMBARD BINDING AND PROVENANCE Supplementum [summae pisanellae, et canones poenitentiales fratris Astensis]. Venice, Franciscus Renner, de Heilbron & Nicolaus de Frankfordia, 1474. £5,500 Folio. 334 unnumbered and unsigned

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 letter with

BABINGTON, John
Pyrotechnia or, A discourse of artificiall fire-works: in which the true grounds of that art are plainly and perspicuously laid downe: ... a short treatise of geometrie, London, Thomas Harper for Ralph Mab, 1635. £19,500 FIRST EDITION, Folio. pp.

BACCI, Andrea.
HANDSOME GIACOMO BONCOMPAGNI BINDING De Thermis Andreae Baccii...libri septem. Venice, apud Vincentium Valgrisium, 1571. £6,500 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
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
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, A⁶,

BACON, Sir Francis
Certaine miscellany vvorks… Published by William Rawley … London, by I. Hauiland for Humphrey Robinson, in Pauls Church-yard, 1629 £3,500 FIRST EDITION. 4 parts in one volume. 4to. pp. [x], 166. A-Y⁴.

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, some

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], 705,

BALMES, Abraham de.
APPROVED BY THE CENSOR Miqnē Avram: Peculium Abrae. Grammatica Hebraea. Venice, Daniel Bomberg, 1523. £2,250 FIRST EDITION. Small 4to. pp. [315], lacking final blank. Hebrew letter, with Roman, little Assyrian. Decorated initials. Upper

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

BARBERINI, Maffeo [POPE URBAN VIII]
FINE C17 BINDING Poemata. Rome, ex typographia Reverendae Camerae Apostolicae, 1637. £3,500 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 harp

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

BARLETI, Marin.
WITH ARMS OF ELISABETH I The historie of George Castriot, surnamed Scanderbeg, King of Albanie. London, for William Ponsonby 1596. £7,500 FIRST EDITION, folio, pp. [xvi] 498 [xviii]: [par.]⁸, A-2V⁶. ‘Variant: [par.]4r line 1 begins "Gentle

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 (iii)

BARRET, Robert
The Theorike and practike of moderne warres. London: William Ponsonby, 1598 £12,500 FIRST EDITION. Folio, pp. [8], 247, [7]. [par.]⁴, A-N⁶, O1, P-Y⁶. (quire O a half sheet, folding woodcut illustration, small closed tear). Roman letter, some

BARROS, Alonso de
BOUND FOR DE LA VRILLIÈRE Proverbios morales, concordados por el Maestro Bartolome Ximenez Paton. Lisbon, por Pedro Craesbeeck: a costa de Tome de Valle mercader de libros, 1617. £2,750 4to.

BASIL THE GREAT
HANDSOME CONTEMPORARY BINDING, PAINTED FORE-EDGE D. Basilii Magni…Omnia sive Recens Versa. Basle, ex officina Hervagiana, 1540. £3,500 Folio. Two works in one, (xl) 581 (i) +

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): FIRST

BAUDOUIN, Francis
DISTINGUISHED PROVENANCE De legibus XII tabularum. Tertia, sed planè nova editio .(with) Notae ad lib.i.&ii.digest. Seu pandectarum. Accessit rerum & verborum memorabilium index (and) edicta veterum principum rom. De

BAUHIN, Gaspard.
ILLUSTRATED ANATOMY – CZECH PROVENANCE Theatrum anatomicum. [Frankfurt am Main], heirs of T. de Bry & Matthäus Becker, 1605 £4,500 FIRST EDITION. 8vo. pp. (xvi) 1314 [i.e.

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 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 last

BENTZIUS, Johannes
CHARMINGLY STAMPED AND PAINTED Thesauri latinitatis purae compendium alterum. Strasbourg, Exudebant haer. Bernh. Iobini, 1596. £7,950 8vo. pp. (xvi) 666 [i.e., 696] (lxxxiv) + 96 blank ll. Roman letter, with Gothic, occasional Italic,

BENZONI, Girolamo
THE EARLIEST AMERICANUM BY A NON-SPANISH AUTHOR Novae novi orbis historiae. [Geneva], E. Vignon, 1578. £3,850 FIRST LATIN EDITION. 8vo. 2 parts in 1, second with half-title, ff. (xxxii) 480 (xii), variant issue without final H7

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 woodcut

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

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. Two

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 t .p.,

BG. [Mazzella Scipione.] [with] DE BRY, Theodor.
AMERICANUM BOUND FOR JAMES I    BG. [Mazzella Scipione.] Regum Neapolitanorum vitae et effigies.  Augsburg, sumpt. Dominici Custodis. Coelo Raphael Custodis,

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
A COMPLETE EARLY-THIRTEENTH CENTURY PORTABLE PARISIAN BIBLE Illuminated manuscript on vellum France, Paris or Amiens, 13th century (2nd quarter). £150,000 146 x 95 mm,

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 of

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 des

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
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 morning and evening prayer. London f. the Soc. of Statrs., 1636.

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.

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 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, Cistercian
A MONUMENTAL 12TH-CENTURY CALLIGRAPHIC MASTERPIECE BOOKS OF ISAIAH, JEREMIAH, EZEKIEL, DANIEL, EPISTLES, ACTS, APOCALYPSE AND GOSPELS. Illuminated manuscript on

BIBLE, decorated manuscript
MEDIEVAL ENGLISH INTEREST IN JUDAISM Bible, in Latin, decorated manuscript on vellum. England (perhaps Oxford), mid 13th century (probably c.

BIBLE, OLD TESTAMENT IRISH.
Leabhuir ná seintiomna... The books of the Old Testament translated into Irish by... Doctor William Bedel.  London, [s.n.], anno Dom. 1685. £4,500 FIRST EDITION. 4to. pp. [ii], 1142, [ii]. [without first blank] Gaelic letter,

BIBLE.
THE STC COPY BIBLE. The psalter or Psalmes of Dauid, after the translation of the great Bible, pointed as it shall be said or sung in churches: with the morning & euening praier London, imprinted for the Company of Stationers,

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; large

BLAGRAVE, John
The mathematicall jewell. Shewing the making, and most excellent use of a singuler instrument so called... London, by Walter Venge, 1585 £27,500 FIRST EDITION. Folio. pp. [xii], 124 [par.]⁴ 2[par.]² A-P⁴ Q². Two leaves with full page

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 letter.

BOCCACCIO, Giovanni
EXQUISITE ‘FUGGER BINDER’ BINDING Libro delle donne illustri. Venezia, [per Comin da Trino a instanza di Andrea Arrivabene], 1545. £9,500 FIRST EDITION thus. 8vo. ff. (xxiv) 139 (i). Italic letter, little Roman. Woodcut vignette to

BOCCACCIO, Giovanni
DISAPPOINTMENT IN LOVE AND POLITICS Laberinto d'amore ... con una epistola a Messer Pino de Rossi confortatoria. Florence, [heirs of Filippo Giunta], 1525. £3,250 8vo.

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 charming

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, Johann
A FIRST FROM JOSEPHUS The Fardle of Facions, Conteining the Aunciente Maners, Customes, and Lawes, of … Affrike and Asie.  London: Printed by Jhon Kingstone, and Henry Sutton, 1555 £19,500 FIRST EDITION. [368] p. ;  8⁰. *⁴ A-Y⁸

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, 1555. £18,950 FIRST

BOISSARD, Jean-Jacques
BOUND BY BATEMAN FOR JAMES I Romanae Urbis topographiae et antiquitatum. Frankfurt, Theodor de Bry, 1597-[1602]. £25,000 FIRST EDITION. Large 4to, 6 parts in 2 vols: 1): pp. [16], 163, [3]; 2): pp. [6], 1-18, 55-211, 11, [2], plus 39 plates with

BOLTON, Robert
Instructions for a right comforting afflicted consciences, with speciall antidotes against some grievous temptations: London : Imprinted by Felix Kyngston for Thomas Weaver, 1631. £1,650 FIRST EDITION. 4to. pp. [xxviii], 560. [par.]⁸(±[par.]3),

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 verso.

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). A-P¹²,

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

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 [xxiv].

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 COMMON PRAYER [with] THE WHOLE BOOK OF PSALMES
VERY FINE CONTEMPORARY BINDING BOOK OF COMMON PRAYER. and administration of the sacraments, and other rites and ceremonies of the

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
IN THE STYLE OF THE MAÎTRE OF COËTIVY BOOK OF HOURS. Use of Paris, French and Latin. [northern France (doubtless Paris), c. 1440-50] £29,500 Miniature illuminated manuscript on vellum. 105 x 70mm 226 leaves (plus later paper endleaves),

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 leaves on

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, 1534]. £22,500 8vo.

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 8vo. 96

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

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 French

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 (including one

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,

BOOK OF HOURS, illuminated manuscript
BOOK OF HOURS, Use of Saint-André de Bordeaux, in Latin, illuminated manuscript on vellum. [Bordeaux, c. 1500] £75,000 185 by 130mm, 124 leaves (plus 2 modern paper endleaves at back), wanting a single leaf

BOTERO, Giovanni
STRIKINGLY ILLUSTRATED Le relationi universali…divise in sette parti. Venice, appresso Alessandro Vecchi, 1617-18. £32,500 4to, in 7 parts, each with separate

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 Mil

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, partim et

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 historiated

BRAHE, Tycho
THE PORTUGUESE ROYAL COSMOGRAPHER’S COPY Astronomiae Instauratae Mechanica. Nuremberg, Hulsius Levinus, 1602 £42,500 Folio. 54 unnumbered ff. Roman letter, little Italic. Finely engraved t-p with portrait of Tycho Brahe dated 1586

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

BRANT, Sebastian.
LAVISHLY ILLUSTRATED INCUNABULAR AMERICANUM Stultifera navis. Basel, Johann Bergmann, de Olpe, 1 Aug. 1497. £32,500 4to. ff. 159, wanting final blank. Gothic letter. T-p with superb half-page woodcut of Ship of Fools, another 117, full-page

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 EDITION.

BREVIARIUM ROMANUM
BY CLOVIS EVE BREVIARIUM ROMANUM, ex decreto sacrosancti concilij Tridentini restitutum. Pii 5. Pont. Max. iussu editum. Cum insuper accessit kalendarium gregorianum perpetuum Paris, apud Iacobum Keruer, via Iacobaea, sub signo vnicornis,

BREVIARIUM ROMANUM
A LOVELY RENAISSANCE BINDING BREVIARIUM ROMANUM, ex decreto 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 in

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,

BRINSLEY, John
Ludus literarius: or, The grammar schoole; shewing how to proceede .. both to masters and schollers; onely according to our common grammar. London, Imprinted by Felix Kyngston for Richard Meighen, 1627. £4,950 4to. [xxviii], 339, [i]. “One of

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 Italic. ‘Ce

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.

BUCHANAN, George
De Maria Scotorum Regina. [London: J. Day, 1571]. £2,950 FIRST EDITION. 8vo in 4’s. pp. [ii], 122, [iv]. A-Q⁴. First part in small Roman, remainder in italic, italic side notes throughout. Title with small typographical ornament, woodcut

BULLET, Pierre
Architecture pratique, qui comprend la construction générale & particuliere des batimens; le détail, les toisé & devis de chaque partie, ... Paris, chez Jean-Thomas Hérissant, 1762 £1,350 8vo.pp. xxx, 622, [ii]. a8, b8(-b8 blank),

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 ms.

BURTON, Henry
A SUPPRESSED WORK The baiting of the Pope’s bull. Or An vnmasking of the mystery of iniquity, London, By W[illiam] I[ones, Augustine Mathewes, John Jaggard? and others?] for Michaell Sparke,

BUSBECQ, Ogier Ghislain de.
A VERY EARLY ACCOUNT OF THE OTTOMAN WORLD Legationis turcicae Epistolae quatuor. Frankfurt, apud A. Wechel (heirs of), C. de Marne and J. Aubry, 1595. £1,500 8vo. pp. 360 (xxiv). Roman letter, little Italic. Woodcut printer’s device to t-p

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. £4,250 FIRST EDITION. 4to. pp. [xiv], 135, [i]. [par.]-2, [par.]⁴, A-R⁴. Roman

BUTLER, Charles
The Feminine Monarchie. Oxford, Joseph Barnes, 1609. £19,500 FIRST EDITION, 8vo. 90 unnumbered ll. a⁴, b⁸, A-N⁸, O⁴. Roman letter, some Italic. Small woodcut printer’s device on t-p, floriated woodcut initials, typographical head and

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, small

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. £3,250 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. £4,750 FIRST EDITION. 4to. 223 numbered ll., t-p and ff. 13-156 missing. Printed Italic letter, occasional Roman, double column. Decorated initials.

CALEPINUS, Ambrosius.
POLYGLOT DICTIONARY Linguarum novem […] Dictionarium. Leiden, A. Commelinus, [1654]. £2,500 FIRST EDITION thus. Small 4to. 2 parts in 1, separate t-p to each, pp. (viii) 628. Roman and Italic letter, little Gothic, Greek, Hebrew and Greek,

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

CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY
ΣΥΝΩΔΙΑ, sive Musarum Cantabrigiensium concentus et congratulatio. [Cambridge],  Ex Academiæ Cantabrigiensis typographeo, Anno Dom. 1637 £3,250 FIRST EDITION. 4to. pp. [112];  4⁰. A-L⁴ ²L-N⁴. The first three

CAMDEN, William
MAPS IN GOOD IMPRESSION Britannia, sive florentiss, regnorum Angliae, Scotiae, Hiberniae, insularumq[ue] adiacentium ex intima antiquitate descriptio. Amsterdam, Gulielmus Blaeu, 1639 £2,350 12mo, pp. 458 [x]. A-T12, V6. Roman

CAMDEN, William
Annales rerum Anglicarum et Hibernicarum, regnante Elizabetha, ad annum salutis M. D. LXXXIX. London, Typis Guilielmi Stansbij, impensis Simonis Watersoni, 1615 £1,250 FIRST EDITION.

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 eights).

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

CAMPION, Edmund, Saint. HANMER, Meredith
Two Histories of Ireland. Dublin, Printed by the Society of Stationers, 1633 £7,950 FIRST EDITION of second part. Folio. pp. [xii], 138, [2], 219, 221-223, [ii]. [without the last section by Spenser]. Roman letter, some Italic. Title

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 decorations

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

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. 8vo., pp.

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

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

CASAS, Bartolomé de las
SAMMELBAND OF AMERICANA IN C17 BINDING Istoria o Breuissima Relatione dell’Indie Occidentali. [with] Il supplice schiavo indiano. [with] La libertà pretesa dal supplice schiavo indiano. [with] Conquista delle Indie Occidentali. Venice,

CASAS, Bartolomé, de las
SLAVERY AND THE SPANISH COLONIES La libertà pretesa dal supplice schiavo indiano. Venice, M. Ginammi, 1640 £2,250 4to. pp. 155 (iii), last blank. Roman letter, with Italic, double column. Woodcut printer’s device to t-p. Water stain to

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, C18th

CASTIGLIONE, Baldassarre
PRINTING AND THE MIND OF MAN Il libro del cortegiano. Venezia, in aedibus haer. Aldo I Manuzio & Andrea I Torresano, 1528. £39,500 FIRST EDITION. Folio. 122 unnumbered ff., *4 a-o8 p6. Woodcut Aldine device to t-p and verso of last

CASTIGLIONE, Baldassarre
PRINTING AND THE MIND OF MAN Il libro del cortegiano. Venice, in aedibus haer. Aldo I Manuzio & Andrea I Torresano, 1528 £32,500 FIRST EDITION. Folio. 122 unnumbered ff., *4 a-o8 p6. Aldine device to t-p and verso of last. T-p

CASTIGLIONE, Baldassarre.
ALDINE POETRY Stanze pastorali. Venice, haer. Aldo I Manuzio, 1553. £5,500 FIRST EDITION. 8vo. ff. 112 (viii). Italic letter, little Roman. Woodcut Aldine device to t-p, decorated initials. Slight spotting to a few ll. An

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, Girolamo
Le capitaine Contenant la maniere de fortifier places, assaillir, & defendre. [Geneva]: Jean de Tournes, 1600. £2,750 4to (pp. [viii] 151 [i]. ¶4, a-d4, e-n2, o4, p-s2, t4 ,v-z2, A-E2, F-G4, (q1v blank). Roman letter some Italic and

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. £4,250 FIRST and ONLY EDITION. Folio. ff.

CATANEO, Pietro
A MATHEMATICIAN’S ANNOTATED ARITHMETIC Le pratiche delle due prime mathematiche. Venezia, per Niccolò Bascarini, 1546. £4,500 FIRST EDITION. 4to, ff. 64, final blank added for annotation. Italic letter, little Roman. Geometrical diagrams,

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) XLII.

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. Large

CATO, Marcus Porcius, VARRO, Marcus Terentius, COLUMELLA, Junius Moderatus, PALLADIUS, Rutilius Taurus
De re rustica. Reggio Emilia, Bartholomaeus de Bruschis, Bottonus, 5 June 1482. £15,000 Folio. 4 parts in 1, with continuous pagination. 310 unnumbered ll., A6 a8 b-c10 d8 e-g10 i8 K10 (K1 blank) L10 m-s8 &8 ⊃8 ℞8 2a8 2b12 (2b1 blank) 2c-2d8

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, (ii

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

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 t-p,

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 sets of

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 ... auquelles sont adjoints plusieurs desseins de grotes & fontaines. Paris, chez Hierosme Droüart, ruë S. Iacques, à l'escu au soleil,

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. Title in

CERVANTES DE SALAZAR, Francisco
ONLY TWO COMPLETE COPIES IN THE US Obras. [Alcalá de Henares, Juan de Brocar, 1546.] £5,250 FIRST EDITION. 4to. Three works in one, ff. (xii) 69 (i) (xiv) 80, 53 (i). Large Gothic

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 &

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 endleaves

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 Roman and

CHAUNCY, Maurice, (with) HAVENS, Arnold, (and) WINHEIM, Erhard
COUNTER-REFORMATION SAMMELBAND CHAUNCY, Maurice. Innocentia et Constantia victrix. [Würzburg?], [s.n.], 1608. [with] HAVENS, Arnold. Historica relatio duodecim martyrum cartusianorum. [s.l.], [s.n.], 1608. [and] WINHEIM, Erhard. Peregrinatio quam

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 Martino

CHURCH OF ENGLAND
TWO COPIES OF FIRST RECORDED, ONE OF SECOND Church of England. The primer in Englishe [and] Latin: set forth by the kynges maieste [and] his clergie to be taught learned, [and] read: [and] none other to be vsed throughout all his

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 lightly

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. Title

CICERO, Marcus Tullius
NO COPY RECORDED IN US M. T. Ciceronis epistolarum familiarium libri XVI, London, Apud Thomam Marsh, 1574. £3,250 8vo. ff. 267 [i.e. 280]. Roman letter, some Italic. Woodcut printers device on title, floriated and white on black criblé

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 woodcut

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, [LAMBIN, Denis.]
RARE – EX BIBLIOTHECA ALDINA Rhetoricorum ad C. Herennium libri IIII (with) De Oratore libri III… Cum annotationibus Dionysii Lambini. Venice, ex Bibliotheca Aldina, 1569 £3,250 8vo. 2 works in 1 vol., each in 2 parts with separate

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; IV)

CICOGNA, Strozzi.
SCARCE OCCULTUM – INSPIRING BURTON Magiae omnifariae, vel potius, universae naturae theatrum. Cologne, sumptibus Conradi Butgenij, 1607. £3,500 8vo. pp. (viii) 568. Roman letter, little Italic. Woodcut printer’s device to t-p, woodcut

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 Fernando

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. Italic

CLARK, William
Decimarum et oblationum tabula. = A Tithing Table. Or Table of tithes and oblations, according to the Kings ecclesiasticall lawes and ordinances. London: Printed by Thomas Purfoot, An. Dom. 1633 £1,500 FIRST EDITION thus. 4to. 32

CLAY, Thomas
THE BRITWELL COURT COPY Briefe, easie and necessary tables, for the valuation of leases, annuities, and purchases, either in present, or in reuersion. London : Printed by G. Eld, and M. Flesher, and are to be sold by Leonard Becket,

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 and

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

CLERCK, Nicolaes de.
AMERICANUM – PORTRAITS OF NEW WORLD PRINCES AND NAVIGATORS Tooneel der beroemder Hertogen, Princen, Graven ende Krygs-Helden van Christenrijck binnen dese drey laeste eeuwen. Delft, Nicolaes de Clerck, 1617. £2,450 FIRST EDITION. Folio. pp.

CLOWES, William
A profitable and necessarie booke of observations, for all those that are burned with the flame of gun powder, &c., and also for curing of wounds. London: Edmund Bollifant for Thomas Dawson, 1596 £9,500 FIRST EDITION thus. Two parts in one.

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 allegories of

COMMINES, Philippe de
Historia delle guerre di Lodovico XI. Venice, P. Geronimo Giglio, 1559. £1,650 Small 8vo., ff. (xii) 248 (viii). Italic letter printer's devices on title and at end, some woodcut initials and

CONESTAGGIO, Cerolamo Franchi di
THE TRANSLATOR'S FAMILY COPY? The historie of the vniting of the kingdom of Portugall to the crowne of Castill. London, Arn[old] Hatfield for Edward Blount, 1600. £4,750 FIRST EDITION thus. pp. [xii], 324, [viii]: A-2E⁶, 2F⁴. Roman letter, some

CONTARINI, Gasparo
The commonvvealth and gouernment of Venice London, Iohn Windet for Edmund Mattes, 1599 £9,750 FIRST EDITION thus. 4to. pp. [xvi], 201, [vi], 206-230: [fleuron]⁴ A-2G⁴. Roman letter, some

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.                                                                        

COTGRAVE, Randle
A dictionarie of the French and English tongues London, printed by Adam Islip, 1611. £2,750 FIRST EDITION. Folio. 484 unnumbered leaves, ff. 10, [ii]. [A]⁴ B-4N⁶. [first and last leaf blank] Roman and Italic letter, double column. Title

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

CRANMER, Thomas
LUTHER ENGLISHED FOR CHILDREN Catechismus, That is to Say, a Shorte Instruction into Christian Religion for the Synguler Commoditie and Profyte of Childre[n] and Yong People. London, for Gwalter Lynne, dwellinyng on sommers kaye by byllynges

CRANMER, Thomas [with] ASCHAM, Roger
Defensio veræ et catholicæ doctrinæ de sacramentocorporis & sanguinis Christi seruatorisnostri, [with] Apologia doctissimi viri Rogeri Aschami, Angli [Emden, Egidius van der Erve] (with) Pro Francisco Coldocko, 1557] £2,400 8vo. Two works in

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.

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 Nouë

CROOKE, Helkiah. [READ, Alexander.]
Sōmatographia anthrōpinē. Or A description of the body of man. With the practise of chirurgery,.. [London], Printed by Tho. Cotes, 1634. £5,500 8vo. two works in one. 8vo. ff. [v], 15, 17-154; pp. [vi], 117, [i]. A⁴, B-2E⁸, without initial blank.

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’ANANIA, Giovanni Lorenzo
De natura daemonum […] libri quatuor. Venice, apud Aldum, 1589. £3,250 8vo. pp. (xii) 211 (i). Italic letter, little Roman. Woodcut Aldine device to t-p, woodcut initials and ornaments. Slight age

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,

DALLINGTON, Sir Robert
Aphorismes civill and militarie: amplified with authorities, and exemplified with historie. London: Edward Blount, 1613 £2,750 FIRST EDITION, 2 parts in one volume, folio pp. [viii], 339, [i], 61, [iii]. A-2T⁴, 2V⁶,2X-3E⁴. First and last blanks

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 one

DANTI, Egnatio
La Sfera di Proclo Liceo. [with] Trattato dell’Uso della Sfera. Florence, Giunti 1573. [with] PICCOLOMINI, Alessandro. Della Grandezza della Terra e dell’Acqua. Venice, Giordano Ziletti, 1561. £7,500 FIRST

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, text

DAVIES, Edward
ONLY ONE COPY RECORDED IN US Military directions, or The art of trayning: plainely demonstrating how euery good souldier ought to behaue himselfe in the warres. London, printed by Edward Griffin, 1618, £3,500 FIRST EDITION. 4to. pp. [viii],

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, text

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 portrait of

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 notes,

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. pp.

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 initials.

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. Printer’s

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

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,

DESCARTES, René
PRINTING AND THE MIND OF MAN AN ALCHEMISTS COPY Discours de la methode: pour bien conduire sa raison, & chercher la vérité dans les sciences, plus La dioptrique, les meteores Leiden, Joannes Maire, 1637 £150,000 FIRST EDITION.

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. 10.

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. Woodcut

DIGGES, Leonard [DIGGES, Thomas]
A Geometrical practical treatize named Pantometria, diuided into three bookes, longimetra, planimetra, and stereometria London : printed by Abell Ieffes, 1591 £50,000 Folio. pp. [viii], 152, 151-195, [iii]. [A]⁴ B-2C⁴. Roman, Italic and

DIGGES, Thomas, DIGGES, Dudley
INSPIRING SHAKESPEARE? Foure paradoxes, or politique discourses. 2 concerning militarie discipline, London, By H. Lownes, for Clement Knight, 1604. £2,500 FIRST EDITION. 4to. pp. [iv], 111, [i]: pi², A-O⁴. Roman letter, some Italic. Small

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 to

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

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, 1477. £12,500 FIRST

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 simple

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). 2A⁴,

DIOSCORIDES
HANDSOME CONTEMPORARY BINDING Pedacii Dioscoridae Anazarbei de Medica materia libri sex. Florence, Filippo Giunta, 1523. £12,500 Folio. ff. (x) 352. Roman letter, some Greek. Title in red and black, woodcut printer’s device to recto of last.

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

DODOENS, Rembert
SUPERBLY ILLUSTRATED BOTANY Florum et coronariarum odoratarumque nonnullarum herbarum historia. Antwerp, ex officina Christophe Plantin, 1569. £3,250 8vo. pp. 309 (v). Italic letter, little Roman and Greek. Woodcut vignette to t-p, 109 mostly

DODOENS, Rembert
Stirpium historiae pemptades sex siue libri XXX. variè ab auctore, paullò ante mortem, aucti & emendati Antwerp, ex officina Plantiniana :

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 in

DOGLIONI, Giovanni Nicolò
SCARCE ALMANAC L’anno dove si ha perfetto, et pieno raguaglio. Venice, appresso Giovanni

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. £2,500 8vo. pp. 188, (iv). Roman and Italic letter, printer’s

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, 1547 £6,750 FIRST

DONNE, John
Ignatius his Conclave or his inthronisation in a late election in hell: wherin many things are mingled by way of satyr. London, Printed [by Augustine Mathewes] for Iohn Marriott, 1634. £10,500 12mo. pp. [vi],

DONNE, John
Poems, by J.D. VVith elegies on the authors death London, printed by M[iles]. F[lesher]. for Iohn Marriot, 1633. £32,500 FIRST EDITION. 4to. pp. [xii], 406, [ii]. With ²A² "The printer to the understanders" after ¹A2. 2N1 is a cancel, lacking

DONNE, John
BEAUTIFUL CONTEMPORARY COPY Poems, VVith elegies on the authors death. London, by M[iles]. F[lesher]. for John Marriot, 1635. £36,500 8vo. [xii], 388, [xxxii] Roman letter, some Italic. Engraved portrait of Donne within oval, verse beneath,

Donne, John; Cooke, Alexander; De Dominis, Marco Antonio; Constable, Henry
Donne, John. A sermon vpon the XV. verse of the XX. chapter of the booke of Iudges. London, William Stansby for Thomas Iones, 1622. Cooke, Alexander. More vvorke for a Masse-priest. London, William Iones, dwelling in Red-crosse streete, 1621. De

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 little

DREXEL, Jeremias
SINNERS’ HELLISH REWARDS, FROM THE HAMPTON PALACE LIBRARY Infernus damnatorum carcer et rogus aeternitatis pars II. Antwerp, Jan Cnobbaert, 1631. £4,250 24mo.,

DREXEL, Jeremias
THE ANNOTATED TORMENTS AWAITING SINNERS Infernus damnatorum carcer et rogus aeternitatis pars II. Cologne, Bernhard Wolter, 1632. £1,750 16mo., pp. (16), 315,

DREXEL, Jeremias
RELIGIOUS EMBLEMS DEDICATED TO PRINCE JOHANN OF HOHENZOLLERN-SIGMARINGEN Zodiacus Christianus ... seu signa XII divinae praedestinationis. Cologne, Cornelius van Egmondt, 1632. £1,750 24mo., pp.

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 letter,

DU CHESNE, Joseph
Tétrade des plus grièves maladies de tout le cerveau par Joseph Du Chesne, sieur de La Violette Paris, C. Morel, 1625 £1,950 FIRST EDITION thus. 8vo. pp. 12, 499 [xvii]. Roman letter, some Italic. Small woodcut printer’s device on

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

DU MOULIN, Pierre
The anatomy of Arminianisme: ... concerning the doctrine of prouidence, of predestination, of the death of Christ, of nature and grace. . London, T[homas] S[nodham] for Nathaniel Newbery, 1620 £5,950 FIRST EDITION thus. 4to. pp. [xviii],

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

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 (McKerrow and

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, another

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 black

ENNENKEL, Georgius Acacius.
AN ARCHDUCAL COPY De privilegiis parentum et liberorum. Tübingen, Typis Johan. Alexandri Celii, 1618. £2,750 FIRST EDITION. Small 4to. pp. (viii) 1018 (l), lacking F 4 (blank) as often. Roman letter, some Italic. Woodcut initials and

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 text

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

EPIPHANIUS Saint, Bishop of Constantia
De Prophetarum vita, Basel, apud Andreas Cratander, 1529. £8,500 EDITIO PRINCEPS. 4to. ff. 4, pp 5-209, [iii]. a-z⁴, A D⁴. Greek and Roman letter juxtaposed. Printer’s woodcut device on title, another on verso of last, fine white on black

EPISTOLAE GRAECAE
REFERENCE COLLECTION OF LETTERS BY THE GREEK CLASSICS Epistolae diversorum philosophorum. Επιστολαὶ διαφόϱων φιλοσόφων.  Venice, Aldus Manutius, March

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

ERASMUS, Desiderius
Apophthegmes, that is to saie, prompte, quicke, wittie and sente[n]cious saiyinges, of certaine emperours, kynges, capitaines, philosophiers... London, by Ihon

ERASMUS. [with] PLUTARCH.
C16 ANNOTATIONS – ERASMUS CENSORED ERASMUS. Apophthegmatum opus. Paris, apud Ioannem Roigny, 1533. [with] PLUTARCH. Regum & Imperatorum Apophthegmata. [Paris], Iehan Petit, [after 1507]. £3,350 Small 4to. 2 works in 1, pp. (x), 496,

ERPENIUS, Thomas.
Arabicae linguae tirocinium. Leiden, J. Maire, 1656. £1,450 Small 4to. pp. (xii) 172, 282 [i.e., 284]. Roman letter, with Arabic, some Italic. T-p in red and black with

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 on

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's

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. £2,750 FIRST and ONLY EDITION. 8vo. pp. (xvi) 207 (i). Roman letter, with

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 pp.

EUCLID
RARE – ON BLUE PAPER De gli elementi d’Euclide. Urbino, D. Frisolino, 1575. £39,500 FIRST EDITION thus. ff. (viii) 278. Roman letter, with Italic. All pages with typographical

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 woodcut

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, Σ¹⁰, Τ-Υ⁸,

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

EUSEBIUS, of Caesarea
THE USSHER FAMILY COPY The auncient ecclesiasticall histories of the first six hundred yeares after Christ, ..faithfully translated out of the Greeke tongue by Meredith Hanmer, London, by Thomas Vautroullier dwelling in the Blackefriers by Ludgate,

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

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

FABER, Johannes, ORSINI, Fulvio. [with] CAMERARIUS, Johann Rudolph. [with] PIGNORIA, Lorenzo.
ILLUSTRATED EGYPTIAN ANTIQUITIES FABER, Johannes, ORSINI, Fulvio. In imagines illustrium ex Fulvii Ursini bibliotheca. Antwerp, ex Officina Plantiniana, 1606. [with] CAMERARIUS, Johann Rudolph. Horarvm natalivm centvria I. et II. Frankfurt,

FABRI, Ottavio
ILLUSTRATED GEOMETRY L’uso della squadra mobile. Venice, appresso Francesco Bariletti, 1598. £2,750 FIRST EDITION. 4to. pp. (ii) 58 (vi), without the ‘squadra mobile’ plate as usual. Italic letter, with Roman. Engraved architectural

FAUNO, Lucio. [with] LIGORIO, Pirro.
GUIDES TO ROMAN ANTIQUITIES FAUNO, Lucio. Delle antichità della città di Roma. [with] Il compendio di Roma antica. [with] LIGORIO, Pirro. Libro delle antichità di Roma. [Venice, M. Tramezino, 1552, 1552 and 1553.] £1,750 FIRST EDITIONS of second

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

FERRAND, Jacques
Erotomania or a Treatise Discoursing of the Essence, Causes, Symptomes, Prognosticks, and Cure of Love or Erotique Melancholy.  Oxford, Printed by L. Lichfield and are to be sold by Edward Forrest,

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 suites

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, some

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

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 plates by

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 and

FITZHERBERT, Thomas
A supplement to the discussion of M. D. Barlowes ansvvere to the Iudgment of a Catholike EnglishmanA supplement to the discussion of M. D. Barlowes ansvvere to the Iudgment of a Catholike Englishman [Saint-Omer], printed at the English College

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

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

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. (8), 164,

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 and

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 blank.)

FONTANON, Antoine
Edicts et ordonnances des roys de France...  Paris, Jacques du Puys, 1580.  £4,250 FIRST EDITION. Folio, vol. one of four. pp. [cii] 827 [xlvii]; ã4, *6 , +-4+4, 5+6, a-d6, a-z6,

FORCADEL, Éstienne.
EARLY APPELLATION CONTROLLÉE Penus iuris civilis, siue De alimentis tractatus…Aviarium iuris civilis…Ardua sapientis cuiusdam Graeci. Lyon, apud Ioan. Tornaesium, et Guil. Gazeium, 1550 £1,950 4to. 3 works in 1, pp. 69 (iii) 50,

FORESTI, Giacomo Filippo
THE COLUMBUS EDITION Nouissime hystoriarum omnium repercussiones. Venice, Impressum per Albertinum De Lissona Vercellensem, 1503. £12,500 FIRST EDITION thus. ff. 452, [x]. a-z⁸,

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. Roman

FOXE, John
WITH THE VERY RARE BROADSIDE Acts and monuments of matters most speciall and memorable, happening in the Church,  with an vniuersall historie of the same. .. Whereunto are annexed certaine additions of like persecutions, which haue

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 century. £4,750 FIRST

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. 8vo. pp.

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. Gothic

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, The

FURTTENBACH, Joseph
ILLUSTRATED ARCHITECTURE AND SHIPWRIGHTING Architectura universalis. Ulm, J.S. Medern, 1635. £7,850 FIRST EDITION. Folio. pp. (ii) (xxiv) 159 (i), without added author’s engraved portrait as usual. Large Gothic letter. T-p in red

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), n.p., 1637. £2,950 8vo. pp.

GAFURIUS, Franchinus.
MUSIC INCUNABULUM Theorica musice. Milan, Philippus de Mantegatiis, Cassanus, for Johannes Petrus de Lomatio, 15 Dec 1492. £75,000 Small folio. 68 unnumbered ll., [*] 4 a 8 b-i 6 k 8 . Roman letter. Handsome woodcut t-p of musician at the organ,

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 and

GALEN
POCKET-SIZE MEDICINE De ratione curandi ad Glauconem libri duo. Venice, apus Iuntas, 1547. £1,850 8vo. pp. (xvi) 364 (ii). Roman letter, occasional Latin or Greek. Woodcut printer’s device to t-p and last, decorated initials. Marginal

GALILEI, Galileo
THE EARLIEST CALCULATOR La operazione del compasso geometrico. Padua, per Paolo Frambotto, 1640. £11,600 4to. pp. (viii) 80, 2 fold-out plates. Roman letter, little Italic. Woodcut printer’s device to t-p, fold-out plate with engraved

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

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

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. Lettre

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. pp.

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

GELLI, Giovanni Battista
Circes. .. Translated out of Italion into Englishe by Henry Iden. London, Iohn Cawood, 1557, [i.e. 1558 or 1559?] £9,500 FIRST EDITION [second issue?] 8vo. 148 unnumbered

GELLIBRAND, Henry
An institution trigonometricall. the doctrine of the dimension of plane and sphericall triangles. London, William Iones dwelling in Red-crosse-streete, 1635 £5,950 FIRST EDITION. pp. [ii], 78, [332].

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

GHEYN, Jacob de
Maniement d’armes d’arquebuses, mousquets, & picques. … Wapen-handelinghe. Van roers, musquetten, ende spiessen,  ... The exercise of armes Zutphen, chez Andre Ianssen d’Aelst, [1620] £12,500 4to. pp [252]. (..̇)⁴, A-L⁴, (L4 blank);

GIARDA, Cristoforo
THE ROBERT HOE-JOHN BARRYMORE COPY Bibliothecae Alexandrinae icones symbolicae. [Milan], G.B. Bidelli, 1628. £2,750 4to. 140 signed ll. plus 28 unsigned plates

GIOVIO, Paolo
ITALIAN HISTORY AND POLITICS, IN EXCEPTIONAL GENEVA BINDINGS Historiarum sui temporis. Paris, Michel de Vascosan, 1558-1560. £7,750 Two volumes. Folio: 1): ff.

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

GIROLAMO, Flavio.
SCARCE ALCHEMY – NO COPY RECORDED IN US Nuova minera d’oro. Venice, B. Barezzi, 1590 £4,250 FIRST EDITION. 4to. pp. (viii) 171 (xiii). Italic letter, little Roman. Unicorn vignette to t-p, decorated initials. Small worm trail

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

GOULART, Simon
THE MALFI WEREWOLF Admirable and memorable histories containing the wonders of our time. London, by George Eld, 1607. £3,500 FIRST EDITION. 4to. pp. [x], 646. A⁴, b², B-2S⁸, 2T⁴. [without

GREEK LITURGY
IMPORTANT CONTEMPORARY ENGLISH BINDING Hai theiai leitourgeiai. Tou hagiou Iōannou tou Chrysostomou. Basileiou tou megalou. Kai hē tōn proēgiasmenōn. Rome, Demetrios Doukas,

GREEK LITURGY
IN CONTEMPORARY ENGLISH BINDING Hai theiai leitourgeiai. Tou hagiou Iōannou tou Chrysostomou. Basileiou tou megalou. Kai hē tōn proēgiasmenōn. Rome, Demetrios Doukas,

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, &ω4,

GREGORY I.
Moralia sive expositio in Job. Venice, Andreas Torresanus, de Asula, 11 Apr. 1496. £4,250 Folio. ff. (xv) 327, lacking a1 (blank except title ‘Moralia Sancti Gregorii Pape Super Job’) and I8 (blank). Gothic letter, double column. Outer margin

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, woodcut printer's

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

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, 1609. £1,950 FIRST

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., 252]

GUADALAJARA Y XAVIER, Marco de [with] RIPOLL, Juan
ON THE EXPULSION OF THE ‘MORISCOS DE ESPAÑA’ GUADALAJARA Y XAVIER, Marco de. Memorable Expulsion…de los Moriscos de España [with] RIPOLL, Juan. Dialogo de consuelo por la expulsion de los Moriscos de España Pamplona, N. de Assiayn,

GUILLERMUS PARISIENSIS [with] AGRICOLA, Daniel
URS GRAF, CONTEMPORARY COLOURING AND ANNOTATIONS GUILLERMUS PARISIENSIS. Postille maiores in epistolas & evangelia: tam dominicalium feriatorumque dierum. [with] AGRICOLA, Daniel. Directorium in Dominice Passionis articulos. [with] Passio

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, & aultres

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
Occasionall Meditations. By Ios: Exon. Set forth by R.H. London, printed [by B. Alsop and T. Fawcet?] for Nath: Butter, 1630 £3,950 FIRST EDITION. 12mo. pp. [xxiv], 251, [i]. A-L¹² M⁶. Roman letter some

HALL, Joseph
Contemplations upon the principal passages of the Holy Story. The Second Volume. in foure books. London, Printed by H. L[ownes] for S. Macha[m], & are to be sold in Pauls Church-yard at the signe of the Bul-head, 1614. £2,250 FIRST EDITION.

HALL, Joseph
Epistles, the first [second] volume: conteining two Decads. [Bound with] Characters of Vertues and Vices. [Bound with] Of 1. Ethickes, 2. Politickes, 3. Oeconomicks. [Bound with] Pharisaisme and Christianitie. [Bound with] The Passion

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

HALL, Joseph
The Shaking of the Olive-tree. The remaining works of Joseph Hall. London, J. Cadwel for J. Crooke, 1660. £2,950 FIRST EDITION. 4to. pp. [xvi], 64, 112, 121-168, 179-209, 230-438. Roman letter, some Italic and

HALL, Joseph
Occasionall meditations by Ios. Exon. Set forth by R.H. London, printed by M[iles] F[lesher] for Nathaniel Butter, 1633 £1,950 12mo.pp. [xvi], 348, [xx]. A-Q¹². Roman letter some Italic, with box rule. Title within charming architectural woodcut

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.

HARPSFIELD, Nicholas.
FIRST PRINTED ACCOUNT OF HENRY VIII’S DIVORCE Historia anglicana ecclesiastica. Douai, M. Wyon, 1622. £1,750 Folio, 3 works in one, half-title to second, pp.

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, 1630. £1,650 FIRST

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. (viii)

HELIODORUS, Emesenus
L’ Histoire Æthiopique de Heliodorus, traitant des l oyales et pudiques amours de Theagenes, thenalieu & Chariclea Æthiopienne. Paris, de l'imprimerie d'Estienne Groulleau, 1547. £3,750 FIRST EDITION thus. 4to. ff. (iv) 161,(i). A⁴, A-2D⁶.

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 beneath,

HENRY VIII
HISTORIC PROVENANCE Libello huic regio haec insunt. Oratio Ioannis Clerk apud Ro.pon.in exhibitione operis regij. London, In ædibus Pynsonianis, quarto idus Iulij. 1521 £52,500 FIRST EDITION thus. 4to. 3 parts in one volume. 72 unnumbered leaves.

HENRY VIII [with] BARO, Peter
FROM MATHEW SMITH OF BRAESNOSE HENRY VIII. Assertio septem sacramentorum adversus Martinum Lutherum. London, In ædibus Pynsonianis. XVII. Kalendas Februarij. 1522. [with] BARO, Peter. in Jonam prophetam prælectiones 39. (and) Contra Missae

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 sizes,

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). Roman

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 and

HERBERT, George
MARVELLOUS MOROCCO The Temple. Sacred poems and private ejaculations. [Cambridge], T. Buck, and R. Daniel, 1634. £12,500 12mo. [viii], 192, [iv]; [par.]⁴, A-H¹², I². Roman letter, entirely ruled in red. Title-page within ornamental typographical

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

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 letter,

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. 48.

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). a⁴

HEXHAM, Henry
ELEGANTLY COLOURED The second part of The principles, of the art militarie, practized in the warres of the Vnited Provinces. London [i.e. Delft : By Jan Pietersz. Waelpot] for Mr Robert Younge, anno 1638. £29,500 FIRST EDITION. folio. [iv],

HEYWOOD, Thomas
A true description of His Majesties royall ship, built this yeare 1637. at Woollwitch in Kent. . London, printed by Iohn Okes, for Iohn Aston, 1637 £5,750 FIRST EDITION 4to. pp. [viii], 48. A-G⁴.

HIGDEN, Ranulf
INTERESTING PROVENANCE Polycronycon Southwark, by my Peter Treueris at ye expences of Iohn̄ Reynes, 1527 £59,500 Folio. ff. [L] (the last blank), CCCxlvi [i.e. CCCxlvii], [i]. 2a⁸, 2b-2h⁶, a-y⁸, z⁶, A-S⁸, T⁶, U-X⁸. Black letter, in

HIGDEN, Ranulf.
FIRST MUSIC PRINTED IN ENGLAND Policronicon. Westminster, by Wynkyn Theworde, 1495. £75,000 Folio. ff. [ii, title and verso in facs.] CCCxxxvi, CCCxxxvi-CCCxlvi, [ii colophon in facs.] [xxxv]; a-y⁸, z⁶, A-S⁸, T⁶ V-X⁸, cc-gg6, hh5.. Lacking

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

HOLINSHED, Raphael
The First and Second Volumes of Chronicles [with the Third] Volume. London, John Harrison, George Bishop, Rafe Newberie, Henrie Denham and Thomas Woodcocke, 1586/7 £16,500 Folio, 3 vols, [vol. 1] pp. (viii) 250, (viii) 9-61, (xi) 183 (iii) 3-464

HOLKOT, Robert.
CONTEMPORARY FLEMISH BINDING Quaestiones super quatuor libros Sententiarum Petri Lombardi. Lyon, Johannes Trechsel, 5-20 Apr. 1497. £5,950 FIRST EDITION. Small folio. 178 unnumbered ff., 8 8 a-n 8 o 10 A 8 B 6 C-H 8 I 10 . Gothic letter,

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. Gothic

HOMER.
ANNOTATED BY A C16 STUDENT AT JENA Ποιησεις Ομηρου […] Opus utrumque Homeri Iliados et Odysseae. Basel, per Ioan. Hervagium, 1551. £2,650 Small folio. 2 parts in 1, separate t-ps, pp. (xx) 394 [i.e., 410] (ii), 314 (ii). Greek letter,

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), 43,

HOOKER, Richard.
Of the lawes of ecclesiastical politie, eight bookes by Richard Hooker London, printed by William Stansbye - and are to be sold by George Lathum, [1636]. £1,250 Folio. pp. [lviii] 583 [xvii]. “Book 5 has separate letterpress title page dated 1632.

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

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

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

HULSIUS, Levinus.
WITH A SOLDIER-POET’S EXPERIENCE OF THE SIEGE OF WOLFENBÜTTEL Dictionarium Teutsch-Italiänisch, und Italiänisch-Teutsch. Frankfurt am Main, Levinus Hulsius,

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. Gothic

IMPERIALI, Giovanni
CELEBRATED PORTRAITS Musaeum historicum et physicum. Venice, Giunta, [1640.] £2,450 FIRST EDITION. 4to. pp. (xvi) 212 [misnumbered 122] (viii) 219 (xxiii). Roman letter,

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 letter,

ISOCRATES
UNRECORDED EDITION Orationes tres. Venice, haeredes P. Ravani & Sociis, 1555. £2,950 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 parts in

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

JEAN, Alexandre
Arithmetique au miroir. Par laquelle on peut (en quatre vaccations de demye-heure chacune) practiquer les plus belles regles d’Icelle. [Paris], np. 1636 (1637). £2,000 FIRST EDITION. 8vo. 2 parts in one volume, engraved throughout. pp. [1], 55,

JEAN, Alexandre
Arithmetique au miroir. Par laquelle on peut (en quatre vaccations de demie heure chacune) practiquer les plus belles regles d'icelle.  [Paris], np. 1649. £2,250 FIRST EDITION thus. 8vo. 3 parts in one volume, part 2 and 3 engraved

JENNER, Thomas
Londons blame, if not its shame: manifested by the great neglect of the fishery, which affordeth to our neighbor nation yeerly, the revenue of many millions. [London], Printed for T[homas]

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 letter.

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 device

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 confectae

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. (162).

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 EDITION.

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 letter,

JOHN, Saint, DIEU, Lodewijk, ed
FROM YALE’S FIRST GRADUATE Gelyānā dhe-Yūḥannān Ḳaddīshā. Id est, Apocalypsis Sancti Johannis. Leiden, ex typographia Elzeviriana, 1627. £4,500 Small 4to. pp. (xx) 211 (i). Syriac, Hebrew, Greek and Roman letter, quadruple columns. Woodcut

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

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

JOSEPHUS, Flavius.
Opera. Basle, H. Frobe, 1544. £7,500 EDITIO PRINCEPS. pp. (xii) 967 (i). *6, a-z6, A-Z6, 2a-2h6, 2i4, 2k-2z6, 2A-2M6. Greek letter, preface in Roman. Title page in red and black, Froben’s large woodcut device in red, smaller woodcut device on verso

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

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

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 red.

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 Authoris),

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. 59),

KNOLLES, Richard
The generall historie of the Turkes, ...vnto the yeare 1638. [London], Printed by Adam Islip, 1638. £7,500 FIRST EDITION thus. Folio, pp. [xii], 1500, [xx], 31, [xxxiii]: A-5Z⁶, 6A⁸, 6B⁶,

KÖNIG, Georg Matthias.
VERY EARLY UNIVERSAL BIBLIOGRAPHY Bibliotheca vetus et nova. Altdorf, impensis W. Mauritii & hæredum J. A. Endterorum, typis H. Meyeri, 1678. £2,950 FIRST EDITION. Small folio in 6s. pp. (xii) 888. Roman letter, little Italic,

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, large

L'ECLUSE, Charles de.
AMERICAN NATURAL HISTORY Exoticorum libri decem: quibus animalium, plantarum, aromatum, aliorumque peregrinorum fructuum historiæ describuntur.. Ex officina Plantiniana Raphelengii, 1605 £3,250 FIRST EDITION. Folio. 2 parts in one. pp[xviii], 378,

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

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.

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. ff.

LACTANTIUS. [with] OROSIUS.
EXTENSIVE HUMANIST ANNOTATIONS – WITH C15 BINDING INSTRUCTIONS LACTANTIUS. De divinis institutionibus libri septem...Item Tertulliani Apologeticus adversus

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] gentium

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 worthely

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, 2*²,

LANDI, Ortensio
WOMEN’S WRITING WITH SEX EDUCATION – CONTEMPORARY ANNOTATION Lettere di molte valorose donne Venice, Gabriele Giolito de' Ferrari, 1548 £2,500 FIRST EDITION. 8vo. ff. 161 (iii). Italic letter, little Roman. Woodcut printer’s device to t-p

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, 1561. £23,500 4to.

LASKO, Osvald
GERMAN SERMONS OF THE RENAISSANCE Sermones Dominicales (…) Biga salutis intitulati. Hagenau, Heinrich Gran for Johann Rynmann, 1506. £4,950 4to, 436 leaves, +6,

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 BEAU [LA BORDE, Jean-Baptiste]
PRESENTATION TO MME DE POMPADOUR Receuil d’airs avec accompagnement & guitar. Paris, “Cloitre Saint-Germain l’Auxerrois Chez Mr Doucet Architecte,” ms. manuscript on paper, circa 1750-60.  £9,500 [price to be changed] Oblong

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. 1520] £3,950 4to.

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], 976,

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 Guillemot,

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. £1,950 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 [AL-HASSAM BID MAHAMMAD AL-WAZZAN AL ZAYGATI]
A geographical historie of Africa, written in Arabicke and Italian by Iohn Leo a More, ... Translated and collected by Iohn Pory,. London, [Printed by Eliot’s Court Press] impensis Georg.

LEONI, Leone. [with] BURGH, Cornelius.
SCARCE MUSIC FOR LADIES LEONI, Leone. Sacri Flores binis, ternis et quaternis vocibus…Cantus Antwerp, apud Petrum Phalesium, 1619. [with] BURGH, Cornelius. Hortus Marianus...Cantus Antwerp, apud Haeredes Petri Phalesii, 1630. £3,250 FIRST

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, a-c8,

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, Johann

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 unnumbered

LESLIE, John, Bishop of Ross.
RENAISSANCE SCOTTISH BINDING? De Origine moribus et Rebus gestis Scotorum. Rome, in Aedibus populi Romani, 1578. £3,950 FIRST EDITION. 4to. pp. (xl) 588 (xxxii) a-e⁴, A-R⁸, S⁴, T-2O⁸, 2P-2R⁴, 2S⁶, two parts in one. Roman letter, index in

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 Plantiniana,

LICETI, Fortunio
BEAUTIFULLY ILLUSTRATED GEMSTONE SIGNETS Hieroglyphica sive antiqua schemata gemmarum anularium. Padua,

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 (i)

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. £5,750 4to., (in 8's) pp.(xvi) 444,

LITTLETON, Sir Thomas
Littleton tenures in Englishe, lately perused and amended. London, printed [by Adam Islip?] for the Companie of Stationers, 1627. £1,850 8vo. ff. 142, [ii]. A-S⁸. Black letter, some Roman. Small

LITTLETON, Thomas
Lyttilton tenures truelye translated into Englishe. London, in Fletestrete nere to S. Dunstones church. By Thomas Marshe, 1556 £7,500 8vo. ff clxxx [ii]. A-Y⁸, Z6. Black letter. Title with woodcut border [just trimmed at fore-edge],

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. Folio, ff.

LLULL, Ramon
PHILOSOPHY AND COMPUTATION Ars magna generalis et ultima. [Lyon,] Simon Vincent, [1517]. £13,500 Small 4to. ff. (iv) 124. Gothic letter, t-p and another in red and black, double column. T-p with woodcut printer’s device (Sts Peter

LLWYD, Humphrey
The breuiary of Britayne. Together with the geographicall description of the same. London, By Richard Iohnes, 1573. £9,500 FIRST EDITION thus. 8vo. ff. [xxii], 96 leaves. A⁸ 2*² [par.]⁸ [par.]*⁴ B-N⁸. Black, Italic and Roman letter. Title

LLWYD, Humphrey. KROMER, Marcin.
IMPROBABLE COMBINATION Commentarioli Britannicae descriptionis fragmentum. Cologne, Agrippinae : apud Ioannem Birckmannum, 1572. Polonia siue De situ, populis, moribus, magistratibus, &

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 tauola

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 (ii),

LONICER, Philipp
Chronicorum Turcicorum tomus primus [-tertius]. Frankfurt, Sigmund Feyerabend for Johann Feyerabend, 1578. £9,750 FIRST EDITION. Folio, three vols. in one. 1) ff. [iv], 130,

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,

LÓPEZ DE ZARÁTE, Francisco
SCARCE SPANISH LITERATURE Varias poesias. [Madrid], por la viuda de Alonso Martin de Balboa, 1619 £2,700 FIRST EDITION. ff. (iv) 96 (iv). Roman letter, with Italic. Decorated initials, head-

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, Aldi,

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.

LUCANGELI, Niccolò
Successi del viaggio d’Henrico III Christianissmo re di Francia, e di Polonia. Venice, appresso Gabriele Giolito de’ Ferrari, 1574. £2,500 FIRST EDITION. 4to. pp. 64. Italic letter,

LUCEÑA, João de
JESUIT HAGIOGRAPHY Historia de la vida del P. Francesco Xavier. Seville, Francesco de Lyra, 1619. £1,950 FIRST EDITION thus. 4to. pp. (xvi) 857 (xi). Roman letter, little Italic. Woodcut printer’s device to t-p, full-page woodcut of cross within

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 Hierusalem,

LUTHER, Martin
C16 ARMORIAL PRESENTATION BINDING Die furnemsten und besten schrifften...von den beiden Sacramenten des Newen Testaments. Berlin, Nikolaus Voltz, 1589 £5,750 FIRST EDITION. Small 4to. ff. (xxvii) 529. Large Gothic letter, t-p in red

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. [4],

LYDGATE, John
A VIRGINIA COPY The life and death of Hector. One, and the first of the most puissant, valiant, and renowned monarches of the world. London, Thomas Purfoot, Anno. Dom. 1614 £5,750 FIRST EDITION thus. Folio. pp. [xii], 131, 126-318,

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],

MAC AINGIL, Aodh
Scathan shacramuinte na haitridhe ar na ĉuma don ḃráṫ[air?] ḃoŕ dord San Froinsias... [Louvain] Iar na chur a ccló maille ré húgdardhás, 1618 £19,500 FIRST EDITION. 12mo. pp. [xii],

MACHIAVELLI, Niccolò
FIRST ‘TESTINA’ PRINTING – LARGE PAPER COPY IN A BISHOP’S ARMORIAL BINDING Opere diverse in cinque parti. [Switzerland], [n.p.], 1550 [1610-19?]. £3,750 FIRST EDITION thus. 4to. 2 vols, 3 parts to first, 2 to second, separate

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

MACROBIUS, Ambrosius Theodosius
MAGNIFICENT FAUX HENRI IV BINDING viri consularis & illustris in somnium Scipionis libri II. Eiusdem saturnaliorum libri VII. Basel, Johannes I Herwagen, 1535 £3,500 Folio. pp. [xl]

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, decorated

MAFFEI, Giovanni Pietro
Histoires des Indes, ... : Où il est traicté de leur descouuerte, navigation, & conqueste Lyon, par Iean Pillehote, 1604. £1,850 8vo. pp. [iv], 953, [xlvii] A10, B-Z8, AA-ZZ8, AAA-QQQ8, RRR4. Roman letter, some Italic. Title with woodcut

MAGGI, Giovanni, ROSSI, Bartolomeo. [with] CAVALIERI, Giovanni Battista
SUPREMELY ILLUSTRATED ROMAN ANTIQUITIES Ornamenti di fabriche antichi et moderni dell’alma citta di Roma. [Roma], Andrea Della Vaccheria, [1600]. [with] Antiquarum statuarum urbis Romae…icones. Roma, Lorenzo Della Vaccheria, 1584. £3,250 4to. 2

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.

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 double-rule

MAGINI, Giovanni Antonio.
Ephemerides Coelestium Motuum. [with] Supplementum ephemeridum. Venice, apud haeredem Damiani Zenarii, 1616 1614. £3,250 FIRST EDITION of second. Small 4to. 2 works in 1, separate t-ps, ff. (vi) 131 (i), 28, 149 (i), 152; (viii) 311. Roman letter,

MAGNI, Pietro Paolo.
OUTSTANDING SURGICAL ILLUSTRATIONS Discorsi sopra il modo di sanguinare. Rome, [B. Bonfadino], 1586 (with) Discorso sopra il modo di fare i cauterij. Rome, B. Bonfadino, 1588 £6,500 FIRST EDITION of second. 4to. pp. (xii)

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. £4,950 12mo. ff. [8]-242.

MANDERSTON, William. [with] ALMAIN, Jacques.
MANDERSTON, William. Bipartitum in morali philosophia opusculum. Paris, [Guillaume Le Bret], 1526. [with] ALMAIN, Jacques. Moralia […] & libellus De auctoritate Ecclesie. Paris, [Jehan Petit], 1526. £2,750 8vo. 2 works in 1, ff. (iv) clxxxiii;

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 ciascun

MANILLI, Giacomo
EARLY GUIDE TO THE BORGHESE ART COLLECTION Villa Borghese fuori di Porta Pinciana. Roma, Lodovico Grignani, 1650. £950 FIRST EDITION. 8vo. pp. (xiv) 175 (i), lacking a1 (blank). Roman letter, little Italic or Greek. Full-page engraving

MANSFELD, Ernst, graf von
ONLY ONE COPY RECORDED IN US Count Mansfields directions of vvarre. Giuen to all his officers and souldiers in generall. London, Printed by Edw: Allde for Richard Whittaker, 1624 £3,500 FIRST EDITION. 4to. pp. [viii], 55, [i];  A-H4. Roman

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 sides,

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 dolphin device to

MANUTIUS, Paulus
ROMAN LAW, COMPILED BY ONE OF THE FOUNDERS OF ALDINE PUBLISHING Antiquitatum Romanarum Pauli Manutii Liber de Legibus. Paris, Bernard Turrisan, 1557. £950 8vo., pp. 288. Roman letter, privilege and index in

MANUZIO, Paolo
In epistolas Ciceronis ad Atticum... commentarius Venice, Paolo Manuzio,  1557 £1,650 8vo, ff. [4], 432. Roman letter, little Italic and Greek; printer’s device on title; minor wormtrail at blank foot of first gathering, light small rustspots to

MANUZIO, Paolo
Epistolae, et praefationes Venice, In Academia Veneta [Paolo Manuzio], 1558 £1,950 FIRST EDITION. 8vo, ff. [12], 148 [i.e. 142]. Predominantly Italic letter, little Roman. Large printer’s device on title, hand-coloured by contemporary hand;

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];

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 final

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.

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

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. (viii) 83

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 blank).

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 arms,

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.

MARKHAM, Gervase
AMERICANUM Hungers preuention: or, The whole arte of fovvling by vvater and land... Also, exceeding necessary and profitable for all such as trauell by sea, and come into

MARKHAM, Gervase
SCHWERDT-FOYLE COPY Cheape and good husbandry for the well-ordering of all beasts. London, T[homas] S[nodham] for Roger Jackson, 1623. £1,950 4to, pp. [xxii] 179 [i];

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. [iv],

MARKHAM, Gervase
A Way To Get Wealth: Containing sixe Principall Vocations or Callings, in which every good Husband or House-wife may lawfully imploy themselves…  London : Printed by E[dward] G[riffin] for John Harison, 1638 £4,950 4to.six vols

MARKHAM, Gervase
Markhams farewell to husbandry: or, the enriching of all sorts of barren and steril grounds in our kingdome,. London, Printed by Nicholas Okes for Iohn Harison, at the signe of the golden Vnicorne in Pater-noster-row, 1631. £950 4to. pp. [xii],

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 Italic,

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 [i]

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 of

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

MARTIALIS, Marcus Valerius.
Epigrammata. n.pl. n. pr. n.d. [Lyon, 1502?]. £7,500 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

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 in

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 red

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

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 page

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 [SOLD] 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

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,

MEDINA, Pietro de
FIRST PRACTICAL TREATISE ON NAVIGATION IN ITALIAN L’arte del Navegar. Venice, Aurelio Pinzi, for Giovanni Battista Pederzano, 1554. £15,750 FIRST EDITION thus, 4to. ff. (xii), 137, (i). Text in Roman, headlines and calendar in Italic, a

MEIDŌ ZU (MEITANG TU)
JAPANESE ILLUSTRATED MEDICAL SCROLLS A set of four acupuncture and moxibustion charts. Japan, Bushu Toshima, dated Kanbun 2 (1662), Edo Period. 木版画彩色 明堂三人図、人身五臓之図、武州豊嶋、寛文二年 £27,500 Four large woodblock printed acupuncture and

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 letter,

MELANCHTHON, Philip
CONTEMPORARY BINDING AND ANNOTATIONS Loci communes theologici. Augsburg, [H. Steiner], 1536. £2,250 8vo. 176 unnumbered leaves, a-y8. Italic letter, little Greek. T-p within woodcut border with grotesques, decorated initials. Outer

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

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 works in

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

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, (1).

MERCURIALE, Girolamo
SCARCE – ON WOMEN’S DISEASES De morbis muliebribus praelectiones. Venice, apud Giunta, 1601. £1,850 4to. pp. (viii) 236 (xvi), 125-28 misbound. Roman letter, little Italic. Woodcut printer’s device to

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 floriated

MEXIA, Pedro
A ROYAL AMERICANUM The Imperiall historie, or the lives of the Emperours, from Iulius Caesar...  London, Mathew Lownes, 1623 £13,500 FIRST EDITION thus. Folio.

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; title

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. [viii]

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 £3,750 FIRST EDITION. 8vo. fff.

MIDDLETON, Richard of
DIALOGUE ON THEOLOGY AND MUNDANE LIFE In quartus sententiarum resolute questiones. (with) Questiones quodlibetales. Venice, Lazarus Soardus, 5 September and 10 July 1509. £3,250 Two works in one. Folio. ff (xii) 237;

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 Chinese

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, Roman,

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. pl.; n. pr. n.d.

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, printed

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
The Missal of the Chapel of Saint-Pierre in Saint-Germain-Laval, near Lyon, Use of diocese of Lyon, in Latin, illuminated manuscript on vellum [France (Lyon), 1401] £45,000 285 by 200 mm., 262 leaves (plus 2

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, 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,

Missal, Use of Sarum.
UNRECORDED IN THE US Missale ad vsum ecclesie Sarisburiensis. M.D.liiij. [Rouen]. Richardi hamillonis, in edibus honesti viri Roberti valentini, M. D. liiii. [i.e. 1555] £9,750 4to. ff. [viii], cxxxvi, lxiiii, lv, [i]. [maltese cross]⁸, a-r⁸, A-G⁸,

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, (7)8,

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

MOLINETTI, Antonio
ANATOMY, PATHOLOGY AND THE SENSES Dissertationes anatomicae et pathologicae. Padua, M. Bolzetta, 1669. £3,250 FIRST EDITION. 4to. pp. (viii) 116 (ii). Roman letter. Engraved t-p

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

MOLLOY, Francis
Lucerna fidelium, seu Fasciculus decerptus ab authoribus magis versatis, qui tractarunt de doctrina Christiana:  Rome, typis Sacræ Congreg. de Propaganda Fide. 1676 £3,250 FIRST EDITION. 8vo. pp. [iv], 391, [i], VIII. Gaelic letter, some Roman.

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 Gascongne,

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 volumes. 1)

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

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, some

MONTAGU, Richard
The acts and monuments of the church before Christ Incarnate.  London, Miles Flesher and Robert Young, 1642 £1,450 FIRST EDITION. Folio. pp. [iv], 307, [i], 313-552. [A]²,

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,

MONTAIGNE Michel de.
Essayes .. done into English. London, Melchior Bradwood for Edward Blount & William Barret, 1613 £5,250 Folio, pp. (xii) 630 (ii). A-2L⁶ 2O-3I⁶ 3K⁴. The second (R1r) and third books (2R5r) have separate dated title pages, pagination and

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. Folio,

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

MONTENAY, Georgette de.
HANDSOME POLYGLOT EMBLEMS Stamm buch, darinnen Christlicher tugenden beyspiel/einhundert ausserlesener emblemata. Frankfurt am Main, John Charles Unckel, 1619.  £3,250 FIRST EDITION thus. 8vo. pp. 447 (i). Roman letter, with Gothic and

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]

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

MORE, Thomas
Lucubrationes, abinnumerismendis repurgatae. Vtopiae libri 2. Progymnasmata. Epigrammata. Ex Luciano conuersa quaedam. Basel, apud Episcopium F.(roben), 1563 £9,750 FIRST EDITION thus. 8vo. pp.(32), 530,(46). α­-β8, a­-z8, A-­N8. Roman and Italic

MORE, Thomas.
The apologye of syr Thomas More knyght. [London], Prynted by w. Rastell, 1533 £67,500 FIRST EDITION. 8vo. ff. 290, [vi]: A-X⁴, a-z⁴ [et]², 2A-2X⁴, ²2A-2H⁴, last blank. Black letter in various sizes. Title within charming woodcut border (McKerrow

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 device

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. (vi) 183

NAPIER, John
A description of the admirable table of logarithmes: with a declaration of the most plentifull, easie and speedy use thereof London, Simon Waterson, 1618. £22,500 12mo. pp. [iv], 16, [xxii], 89, [lxxxii], 6, [iv], 8. A11 (A1, A11 blank) A10 (A1

NAPIER, John
A plaine discouery of the whole Reuelation of Saint Iohn: set downe in two treatises .. Whereunto are annexed certaine oracles of Sibylla. Edinburgh, Printed by Robert Walde-graue, printer to the Kings Majestie, 1593. £4,500 FIRST EDITION. 4to. 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,

NEADE, William
The Double-Armed man, by the New Invention: briefly shewing some famous Exploits atchieved by our Brittish Bowmen: with severall Portraitures [London], [by Miles Flesher] for I. Grismand, at the signe of the Gun in Pauls Alley, 1625.

NEANDER, Johann, [CATELAN, Laurent]
TOBACCO ILLUSTRATED Traicté du tabac ou nicotiane, panacée, petun, autrement herbe à la reyne, avec sa préparation et son usage. … Auquel avons ajouté un traité de la

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) 156 +

NICOLAUS DE PLOVE [with] FERNÁNDEZ DE SANTAELLA, Rodrigo
NICOLAUS DE PLOVE. Tractatus sacerdotalis de sacramentis. [with] FERNÁNDEZ DE SANTAELLA, Rodrigo. Sacerdotalis instructio circa missam. Logroño, Arnao Guillén de Brocar, 1503. £7,500 4to. Two works in one, I) ff. 106 [92], II) 12 unnumbered ll., a8

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. pp.

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 letter,

NIDER, Johannes
ONLY ONE COPY RECORDED Confessionale seu manuale confessorum ad instructionem spiritualium pastorum valde necessarium Paris, per Jean Lambert pro Jean Petit, [1510] £1,950 8vo. 60 unnumbered leaves. []8, B-G8, H4. Gothic letter. Fine,

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 blank,

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 Groot-Britanien,

NORDEN, John
The surveiors dialogue very profitable for all men to peruse, but especially for all gentlemen, or any other farmar, or husbandman... London , Printed by I. W[indet]

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 adjoustez

NORTON, Robert
The gunner shevving the vvhole practise of artillerie: London, Printed by A[ugustine] M[athewes] for Humphrey Robinson, 1628. £9,500 FIRST EDITION. Folio. pp. [xvi], 100, 99-158, [iv]. first and last leaf blank, 27 leaves of plates (complete). A⁶,

NORWOOD, Richard
CHARTS AND NAVIGATION Trigonometrie. or, the doctrine of triangles:… Whereunto is annexed (chiefly for the use of seamen,) a treatise of the application therof in the three principall kindes of sailing,. London, William Jones,

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 letter,

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). Italic

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 device,

OCTOECHOS
THE LICHACEV – DANILOV COPY   OCTOECHOS, tones 1-4. Moscow, Pečatnyj dvor, 1618. £9,500 Folio, 476 ff.  23 ll./p., 10 ll. Old Cyrillic type in black, with red for titles, initials, running titles, rubrics and

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. pp.

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

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 Greek

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

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, 1503

OSÓRIO, Jerónimo
The fiue bookes …contayninge a discourse of ciuill, and Christian nobilitie. ... London, In Fleetestreate by Thomas Marsh, Anno 1576. £6,500 FIRST EDITION thus. 4to. ff. [viii], 110. a-b⁴, A-2D⁴, 2E². First blank but for two lines of ornaments and

OXFORD UNIVERSITY
Academiae Oxoniensis pietas erga serenissimum et potentissimum Iacobum Angliæ Scotiæ Franciæ & Hiberniæ Regem. Oxford. Excudebat Iosephus Barnesius, almæ Academiæ typographus, 1603. £4,250 FIRST EDITION. 8vo.

PALEOTTI, Alfonso, MALLONIO, Daniele
ILLUSTRATED HOLY SHROUD Iesu Christi Crucifixi Stigmata Sacrae Sindoni. Venice, apud Barezzo Barezzi, 1606 £2,500 FIRST EDITION thus. Folio. pp. (xxxii) 294

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

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

PARADIN, Claude
Devises héroïques et emblêmes de M. Claude Paradin, reveues et augmentées de moytié [by François d’Amboise] Paris, J. Millot, (1614). £2,250 FIRST EDITION thus. 8vo.,

PARASACCHI, Domenico.
FOUNTAINS IN C17 ROME Raccolta delle principali fontane dell’inclita città di Roma. Rome, G.B. de Rossi, 1647 [after 1651?]. £8,500 Large folio. Engraved t-p and 44 superb etchings of Roman fountains, all mounted (with wide

PARÉ, Ambroise [with] DUFOUR, Gerald [with] SABATIER, Jean-Pierre
PARÉ, Ambroise. Cinq livres de chirurgie.  Paris, chez André Wechel, 1572. DUFOUR, Gerald. Dissertatio de Febribus in genere. Montpellier, Apud Fraciscum Rochard, Universitatis Typographum unicum, 1729. SABATIER, Jean-Pierre.

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 letter,

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, [ii];

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

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
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,

PAULINUS, Laurentius.
SCARCE SWEDISH IMPRINT Historiae Arctoae libri tres. Strengnes, Typis & impensis authoris; excudebat Johannes L. Barkenius, [1636]. £2,650 FIRST EDITION. Small 4to. pp. (xx) 415 (xvii) 168 (xvi) (i 4 cancelled as usual). Roman letter,

PECKHAM, John, GALLUCCI, Giovanni Paolo.
OPTICS, MIRRORS AND VISION I tre libri della perspettiva commune. Venice, appresso gli eredi di Giovanni Varisco, 1593. £2,250 FIRST EDITION thus. 4to. ff. (viii) 48. Roman letter, little Italic. Woodcut printer’s device to t-p, 64 geometrical

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 woodcut

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

PERRET, Clement
Exercitatio alphabetica nova et utilissima. [Antwerp] Christopher Plantin, 1569. £25,000 FIRST EDITION third issue. Folio. 35 engraved plates; engraved title, colophon, and 33 plates of calligraphic specimens by Perret, all within ornamental

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, 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 £1,750 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
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
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

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 letters

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). Gothic letter.

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 Medicinalia

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
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. £9,500 FIRST EDITION thus. Folio. ff. xlv [i]. [a-g6, h4.  (h4 blank)] Lettre

PEVERONE, Giovan Francesco
SCARCE ARITHMETIC AND GEOMETRY Arithmetica e geometria. Lyon, Jean II de Tournes, 1581. £2,750 4to. Two parts in one, pp. 132

PEYRERA, Benito
USED BY JUNG De Magia, de observatione somniorum et de divinatione astrologica. Cologne: Johann Gymnich, 1612. £3,250 12mo. pp. 324 (vi), lacking last two blanks as usual. Roman letter, little Italic. Woodcut IHS vignette to t-p, woodcut

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

PHAYER, Thomas. [GOEUROT, Jean]
FIRST ENGLISH PAEDIATRIC TEXT The regiment of lyfe, wherunto is added a treatise of the pestilence, with the booke of speciall remedies (experimented) for all diseases, griefes, impediments, and defects often happening in yong

PHILARETUS, THEOPHILUS PROTOSPATHARIUS.
C16 MEDICAL AUTHOR’S COPY De pulsuum scientia…Theophili…retrimentorum vescicae commentariolus. Basle, Henricus Petrus, [1533]. [with] WILLICH, Jodocus. Urinarum

PICCINO, Giovanni
THE EXCELLENCE OF TOBACCO Il petopiccino, overo Eccellenza e doti del tabacco. Viterbo, Diotallevi, [1650?].  £3,750 FIRST EDITION. 12mo. pp. (xiv) 152. Woodcut of tobacco plant on t-p, decorated initials, head- and tailpieces. Light age

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

PIGNORIA, Lorenzo.
HANDSOMELY ILLUSTRATED HIEROGLYPHS Vetustissimae tabulae Aeneae Sacris Aegyptiorum Simulachris coelatae accurata Explicatio. Venice, G.A. Rampazetto & G. Franco, 1605. £5,250 FIRST EDITION. Large 8vo. pp. (xii) 43 (x) + 12 large folding

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 Gori,

PISTORIUS, Johann. HEILBRONNER, Jacob
KABBALAH, DEMONS AND MEDICINE Daemonomania Pistoriana: magica et cabalistica morborum curandorum ratio. Lauingen, typis Palatinis, 1601. £2,950 FIRST EDITION. 8vo. pp. (lii) 134. Roman letter, with Italic, occasional Hebrew. T-p with

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 Italic

PITISCUS, Bartholomaeus
FIRST APPEARANCE OF THE WORD ‘TRIGONOMETRY’ Trigonometriae sive. De dimensione triangulorum libri quinque. Augsburg, Michael Manger, Dominicus Custos, 1600. £10,500 FIRST EDITION. 4to. 2 parts in 1, continuous pagination, additional

PITTS, John
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 and

PLANIS CAMPY, David de
Traicte' de la vraye, unique, grande et universelle medicine des anciens; dite des recens or potable Paris, chez Francois Targa, 1633 £1,950 FIRST EDITION. 8vo. pp. [xxviii], 163, [i] a8, e8, A-K8, L2. Roman letter, some Italic. Small woodcut

PLANIS CAMPY, David de.
L’hydre morbifique exterminée par l'Hercule chimerique Paris, Du Mesnil, [1628] £1,950 FIRST EDITION. 8vo. pp. [xlii] 576. Roman letter, some Italic. Finely engraved frontispiece title, (fractionally trimmed at outer edge), Louis XIII

PLATINA, Bartholomaeus de
In vitas pontificum ad Sixtum IV. Nuremberg, Anton Koberger, 1481, 12 August. £6,500 Folio, 128 ll. unnumbered and unsigned [*2 a8-2 b8 c-r6 s8 t6 v8] plus additional leaf

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

PLATT, Sir Hugh
The Jewell House of Art and Nature. London, Printed by Peter Short, 1594. £8,750 FIRST EDITION sm. 4to., 3 parts in 1. pp. (xvi) 96, 60, 76.

PLATTES, Gabriel
MINES, MINERALS AND AMERICA A discovery of subterraneall treasure, viz. of all manner of mines and mineralls, from the gold to the coale.… And also the art of melting, refining, and assaying of them is plainly declared,  …Also a perfect way to try

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, Robert

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. blank].

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

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 device

POLIDORO, Valerio.
EXORCISM Practica exorcistarum…ad daemones, & maleficia de Christifidelibus eiiciendum. [with] Dispersio daemonum. Padua, apud Paulum Meietum, 1587. £2,950 8vo. 2 parts in 1, separate t-ps. pp. (viii) 188 (i); 86 (iii). Roman letter, little

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, a

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
GOOD EARLY ITALIAN BINDING De rebus coelestibus libri XIIII. Florence, per hæredes Philippi Iuntæ, 1520. £3,250 8vo. ff. 336 [326] (vi). Italic letter, occasional Roman. Woodcut

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. Large

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 headpieces.

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

POSTEL, Guillaume.
THE ROXBURGHE COPY Absconditorum a constitutione mundi Clauis. [n.p., n.p., c.1547]. £4,500 FIRST EDITION. 16mo. 52 unnumbered ff. Italic letter, occasional Roman. Light browning to first, slightly toned in places. A good copy in C18 crimson

POWELL, Thomas
The attourneys academy or, The manner and forme of proceeding practically, vpon any suite, plaint or action whatsoeuer, in any court: London, printed [by Nicholas Okes and Bernard Alsop] for Beniamin Fisher: 1623. [with] Direction for search of

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 red

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. 513-568

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, (ii),

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 leaves

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

PSELLUS, Michael
EDITIO PRINCEPS – BYZANTINE DEMONOLOGY Peri energeias daimonon dialogos. De operatione daemonum Dialogus. Paris, H. Drouart, 1615. £2,350 EDITIO PRINCEPS. 8vo. 2 parts in 1, pp. (xvi) 99 [i.e., 101] (i), (ii) 105-53 [i.e., 177] (vii). Part I

PTOLEMY, Claudius
AMERICANUM The Compost of Ptolomeus, Prince of Astronomie. Very necessary and profitable for all such as desire the knowledge of the famous art of astronomie. Printed at

PTOLOMAEUS, Claudius. [Bourdin de Villennes, Nicolas.]
AUTHORS PRESENTATION COPY L’Uranie, ou la Traduction des quatre livres des jugemens des astres Paris, Cardin Besongne, 1640 £2,750 FIRST EDITION thus. 12mo. pp. [xlvi] 432. á12, é11, A-S12. Roman letter. Engraved printer’s device on

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 for G.

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 with

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 three

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

RABELAIS, Francois
La Plaisante et Ioyeuse histoyre du grand Geant Gargantua. .. Second livre de Pantagruel, Roy des Dipsodes.  Plus les merveilleuses navigations du disciple de Pantagruel, dict Panurge. Valence [Geneva], chez Claude La Ville, 1547 [ie.

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].

RADZIWIŁŁ, Mikołaj.
NO COPIES IN US Peregrinacya abo Pielgrzymowanie do Ziemie Swiętey. Cracow, W Drukarniey Antoniego Wosinskiego, 1628. £6,500 4to. pp. (viii) 356. Gothic letter. T-p and text within typographical border, large oval portrait of Mikołaj

RAIMONDO, Annibale
ASTROLOGY AND NUMEROLOGY Opera dell’antica, et honorata Scientia de Nomandia. Venice, per Iouita Rapirio & compagni, 1549 [colophon: Venice, per Pietro & Gioan Maria

RALEIGH, Walter
A Declaration of the Demeanor and Cariage of Sir Walter Raleigh, Knight, as Well in his Voyage as in, and sithence his Returne London, Bonham Norton, 1618. £4,950 FIRST EDITION, FIRST ISSUE.

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, A-D8,

RAMUSIO, Giovanni Battista
ILLUSTRATED TRAVELS Delle navigationi et viaggi…Volume primo. (with)

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 young

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

RECORDE, Robert
The grounde of artes: teaching the work and practise of arithmetike, London, Henry Binneman and John Harison,1575, £24,000 8vo. ff. [251]. A-2H⁸, 2I⁴(-2I4). Black letter, some Italic and Roman. Historiated and grotesque woodcut initials, woodcut

RECORDE, Robert
 The ground of arts: teaching the perfect worke and practise of arithmeticke, augmented by Mr. Iohn Dee. And since enlarged ..by Iohn Mellis. London, Printed by Iohn Beale for Roger Iackson, 1623. £4,250 8vo. pp. [xxvi], 579, 582-613,

REGIOMONTANUS, Iohannes.
MACCLESFIELD COPY   De triangulis planis et sphaericis libri quinque. Basle, per Henricum Petri, et Petrum Pernam, 1561. £12,500 FIRST EDITION thus. Folio. 2 vols in one. pp. [viii] , 146 ,

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. pp.

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

RENDELLA, Prospero.
WINE-MAKING Tractatus de vinea, vindemia, et vino. Venice, apud Iuntas, 1629. £3,750 Folio. pp. (xxiv) 98. Roman letter, little Italic, double column. T-p in red and black, large woodcut Giunta device, decorated initials and ornaments. Ink hole

REUCHLIN, Johann.
NUMEROUS CONTEMPORARY ANNOTATIONS Sergius vel capitis caput. [Leipzig, in aedibus Valentin Schumann, 1520]. £3,500 Small 4to. 12 unnumbered ll., A-B6. Roman letter, little Greek. Woodcut ornament with Leipzig arms to t-p. Slight age

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 N2.

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; title

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 tables.

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, woodcut

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.

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 within

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 letter,

RIOU, Stephen
The grecian orders of architecture. Delineated and explained from the antiquities of Athens. Also the parallels of the orders of Palladio Scamozzi and Vignola. To which are added Remarks concerning publick and private edifices with designs. London,

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

ROLEWINCK, Werner.
THE IMPORTANCE OF PRINTING Fasciculus temporum. [Strasbourg, Johann Prüss, 1488.] £7,500 Folio. ff. (xii) 90, lacking final blank. Gothic letter, multiple column, initials rubricated throughout. 14 small woodcuts of buildings, 2 of exotic

ROLEWINCK, Werner.
A SPLENDID EARLY INCUNABULUM Fasciculus temporum. [Cologne, Nicolaus Götz, 1478.] £25,000 Large folio. 74 unnumbered and unsigned ll. Gothic letter, multiple column, initials rubricated

ROLLENHAGEN, Gabriel, HEYNS, Zacharias.
TWO COPIES RECORDED IN THE US Emblemata volsinnighe uytbeelsels. Arnhem, J. Ianszen, 1615-1617. £2,750 4to. 2 parts in 1, separate t-p to each, I) added t-p, 1

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 italic;

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 device of

ROSEO DA FABRIANO, Mambrino
BY THE VENETIAN APPLE BINDER Institutione del prencipe christiano. Venice, per Comin de Trino, 1546 £9,750 8vo. pp. 71 (i). Italic letter, occasional Roman. Woodcut printer’s device to t-p, woodcut initials. Occasional very slight foxing to

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 “Florentiae

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 page

RUEFF, Jakob
The expert midvvife, or An excellent and most necessary treatise of the generation and birth of man. London, E[dward]. G[riffin]. for S[imon]. B[urton], 1637 £4,950 FIRST EDITION thus.

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,

RUGGIERI, Ferdinando, BOUCHARD, Giuseppe
GREAT ARCHITECTURE – HOLLAND HOUSE COPY RUGGIERI, Ferdinando, BOUCHARD, Giuseppe. Scelta di architetture antiche e moderne della città di Firenze. [with] Piante ed alzati interiori ed esterni dell’insigne chiesa di S. Maria del Fiore. [with] La

RULAND, Martin
DICTIONARY OF ALCHEMY – C17 ENGLISH PROVENANCE Lexicon alchemiae sive Dictionarium alchemisticum. Frankfurt, Cura ac sumtibus Zachariae Palhenii, 1612 £3,750 FIRST EDITION. 4to. pp. (viii) 471 [i.e., 487] (i). Roman letter, occasional Italic

RULAND, Martin, HOESCHEL, David
UNRECORDED IN US Synonymia Latino-Graeca. Geneva, Typis Iacobi Stoer, 1624 £1,750 8vo. pp. (xvi) 1023 (i). Greek letter, with Roman, double column. Woodcut architectural t-p with grotesques, woodcut initials and ornaments. T-p dusty and

RUSCELLI, Girolamo [with] POLITI, Adriano
DICTIONARY AND POETICS IN THE TUSCAN LANGUAGE RUSCELLI, Girolamo. Del modo di comporre in versi nella lingua italiana. Venice, G.B and Melchior Sessa, 1563. [with] POLITI, Adriano. Dittionario Toscano, compendio del vocabolario della Crusca.

RYD, Valerius [with] STÖFFLER, Johann
FINE CONTEMPORARY CALF RYD, Valerius. Catalogus annorum et principum geminus ab homine condito. Bern, [Matthias Apiarius], 1540 [with] STÖFFLER, Johann. In procli Diadochi…Sphaeram mundi…commentarius. Tubingen, Ulrich I Morhart,

SADELER, Ægidius II
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 couple

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, mainly

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 only. A

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
AUGUSTINE SERMONS FROM THE HANDS OF HERMITS Sermoni ali eremiti del diuo Aurelio Augustino Ipponense a salute non solum de litterati ma etiam de vulgari, nouamente vulgarizati. Venice, nelle

SAINT GERMAN, Christopher
Saint German, Christopher. The fyrste dyalogue in Englysshe, wyth newe addycyons. London, R. Wyer, 1531. [with]. Saint German, Christopher. The secunde dyalogue i[n]

SAINT-ANDRÉ, François de
Lettres de M. de Saint-André, .. au sujet de la magie, des maléfices et des sorciers, Paris, chez Robert-Marc Despilly, libraire, place de Sorbonne, à Sainte Ursule. 1725 £1,850 FIRST

SALLUST [and] CICERO
De Coniuratione Catilinae (The Catiline Conspiracy) [and] De Amicitia and De Senectute, in Latin, illuminated manuscript on vellum. [Italy, (perhaps Florence),

SAMBIX, Félix van
WRITING BOOK IN MS. AND PRINT –EARLY ENGLISH OWNERSHIP [Writing book with ms. calligraphy samples.] Netherlands, 1619-31. £6,750 Oblong 8vo. 28 unnumbered and unsigned ll.: 17 of extensive ms. calligraphy samples within ms. borders (14 with

SANDOVAL, Prudencio de
HANDSOME SPANISH AMERICANUM Historia de la vida y hechos del emperador Carlos V, primera parte. [with] Historia de la vida y hechos del emperador Carlos V…parte segunda. Pamplona, Bartholomé Paris…a costa de Pedro Escuer,

SANDYS, Edwin
Europæ speculum. Or, A vievv or survey of the state of religion in the vvesterne parts of the world. London, printed by T. Cotes, for Michael Sparke, 1632 £2,250 4to. [viii], 248. +⁴, a-h⁴, I⁴, k-2h⁴. (quires d & h incorrectly

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 Teler,

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], 1638. £3,750 FIRST

SANDYS, George
PARTLY COLOURED A relation of a iourney ... Containing a description of the Turkish Empire, of Ægypt, of the Holy Land, of the remote parts of Italy, and ilands adioyning. London, Printed [by Thomas Cotes] for Ro: Allot, 1627. £3,750 Folio

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, [printed for

SANNAZARO, Jacopo
Opera omnia. Venice, in aedibus haer. Aldo I Manuzio & haer. Andrea I Torresano, 1535 £1,450 8vo. ff. 40, 63 (i), half-title to second part. Italic letter, little Roman. Woodcut Aldine device to t-p and verso of last leaf. T-p very

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 press

SANTO, Mariano, VIGO, Johannes de
ITALIAN SURGEON’S COPY IN CONTEMPORARY BINDING Opera domini Joannis de Vigo in chyrurgia. Additur Chyrurgia Mariani Sancti Barolitani. Lyon, [Antonius du Ry for J. And F. Giunta], 1525. £3,750 8vo. 3 parts in one, separate t-ps,

SARAVIA DE LA CALLE, Luis
USURY AND INVESTMENT Instrucion de mercaderes. Medina del Campo, Pedro de Castro a costa de Antonio de Vrueña, 1547. £7,500 4to. ff. lxv (i). Gothic letter. Woodcut arms within typographic frame to t-p, woodcut printer’s device to last, decorated

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
PRINTING AND THE MIND OF MAN Historia del Concilio Tridentino London, Appresso Giovan. Billio. Regio stampatore, 1619 £2,950 FIRST EDITION. Folio. pp. [viii], 806, [x]. Roman letter,

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 and

SCHÄUFELEIN, Hans Leonhard
OUTSTANDING REFORMATION WOODCUTS Doctrina, vita et passio Iesu Christi. Frankfurt, C. Egenolph, [1537]. £27,500 FIRST EDITION. 8vo. 40

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

SCHULTES, Johann
A FAMOUS SURGEON’S COPY Armamentarium chirurgicum. Venice, typis Combi, & La Nou, 1665 £4,950 8vo. pp. (xxiv) 166, 171-317 (xi), 44 plates included in pagination. Roman letter,

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.

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, (ii),

SEAL
Medieval Seal Matrix and Impression n.p. n.p. 14th century £250 A small circular medieval seal matrix, and red impression of the seal, in an attractive dark glazed wood display frame. The seal has a ring of

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 marginal

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 red and

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

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 EDITION.

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 on

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,

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,

SIRIGATTO, Francisco
De Ortu et Occasu Signorum Libri duo. Lyon, Sebastianus Grypius, 1536 £3,750 4to. pp. 132, [iv]. Roman letter. Woodcut initials with human figures, printer's device on title and verso of final leaf. A very little

SMYTHE, Sir John
Instructions, obseruations, and orders mylitarie. Requisite for all chieftaines, captaines, and higher and lower men of charge, and officers.. London, By Richard Iohnes, 1595. £3,750 4to. pp. [xxxii], 111, 124-220: pi1[=4[par.]2], [par.] -

SODERINI, Giovanni Vettorio
VITICULTURE AND HORTICULTURE Trattato della coltivazione delle viti. Firenze, per Filippo II Giunta, 1600. £1,950 FIRST EDITION. 4to. pp. (x) 128 (viii) 45 (xi) 19 (i). Roman letter, little Italic. Printer’s woodcut device to t-p and last,

SOMNER, William
The antiquities of Canterbury. Or a survey of that ancient citie, with the suburbs, and cathedrall… London, printed by I[ohn] L[egat] for Richard Thrale, 1640 £1,950 FIRST EDITION. 4to.

SPEED, Robert
The counter scuffle. VVhereunto is added, The counter rat. Written by R. S. London, Printed by Richard Bishop, 1637. £2,350 4to. 27 unnumbered ll. A-G⁴. [without G4 blank].

SPEIDELL, John
A geometricall extraction, or a compendious collection of the chiefe and choyse problemes, London, Edward Allde for the author, 1617 £2,400 4to. pp. [viii], 126, [ii]. A–R4. [without A1, blank but for signature] Roman letter, some

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 woodcut

SPINA, Bartolomeo della
SCARCE WITCHCRAFT Novus malleus maleficarum sub Quaestiones de Strigibus seu Maleficis. Cologne, apud Maternum Cholinum, 1581. £2,950 8vo. pp. (xvi) 398 (ii), last blank. Roman letter, little Italic. Woodcut printer’s device to t-p. T-p a little

ST CYPRIAN [with] IRENAEUS
ANNOTATED COPY IN CONTEMPORARY SWISS BINDING ST CYPRIAN. Opera. Basel, ex Officina Frobeniana, 1525. [with] IRENAEUS. Opus eruditissimum […] in quinque libros digestum. Basel, [ex Officina Frobeniana], 1526. £2,250 FIRST EDITION of second.

ST. BEDE, The Venerable.
The historie of the Church of England. .. Translated, by Thomas Stapleton.  St Omer, [Printed by Charles Boscard] For Iohn Heigham, 1622. £9,500 8vo. pp. 368, 353-504, [xvi]. A-2K⁸, 2L⁴. Roman letter, some Italic. Small woodcut ornament on t-p.,

STAFFORD, Thomas
WITH THE RARE MAP Pacata Hibernia. Ireland appeased and reduced· Or, an historie of the late warres... especially within the province of Mounster,  London, Printed by A[ugustine] M[athewes]., 1633 £11,000 FIRST EDITION, first issue.

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 initials,

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 Polideykous

STEPHANUS OF BYZANTIUM.
GREEK ALDINE IN ISLAMIC BINDING Stephanos Peri poleōn [Στέφανος Περὶ πόλεων]. Venice, Aldus, 1502 £7,500 EDITIO PRINCEPS. Folio. 79 of 80 unnumbered ff., 2A8-1 2B-2L8, lacking t-p. Scattered mainly marginal worm holes or trails,

STOCKWOOD, John
NOT RECORDED IN THE US Disputatiuncularum grammaticalium libellus, ad puerorum in scholis triuialibus exacuenda ingenis primum̀ excogitatus: . London, [T. Dawson,] typis Ioannis Battersbie, Regiæ Maieststi in Latinis, Græcis, &

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 Gothic

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. 366);

STRAPAROLA, Gianfrancesco
ILLUSTRATED FOLK TALES Le tredici piaceuolissime notti. Venice, appresso Zanetto Zanetti, 1608. £2,400 8vo. ff. 309 (vi), missing final blank. Italic letter, little Roman. Woodcut cartouche to t-p, 58 woodcut scenes from Straparola’s stories,

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

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

STROBELBERGER, Johann Stephan
ON ALKERMES Tractatus Novus In quo de Cocco Baphica, [et] quae inde paratur Confectionis Alchermes. Jena, Johann Beithmann, 1620. £2,500 FIRST and ONLY EDITION. Small 4to. 54 unnumbered ll., A 4 a-m 4 n 2 + large fold-out advertisement with

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 Italic.

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 plates.

SUETONIUS
The Historie of Twelve Caesars. ..and newly translated into English.. London, M. Lownes, 1606. £4,750 FIRST EDITION thus. 4to, pp. [xxxii], 272, 39, [i]. [[fleuron]⁴ [superscript pi]1, A-B⁶ B-Z⁶ 2A⁴, ²C⁸ ²A-B⁶. First and final blank. “Snowdon

SUIDAS
To men paron biblion, Souida. Hoi de syntaxamenoi touto, andres sophoi Venice, in aedibus Aldi, et Andreae soceri, mense Feb., 1514. £22,500 Folio. ff. 392. a[alpha]-z[psi]8 &[omega]8

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, occasional

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.

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 stamp

TARSIA, Giovanni Maria
ANGELS AND THE COUNTER-REFORMATION Trattato della natura de gl’angeli. Florence, Bartolomeo I Sermartelli, 1576. £1,650 FIRST EDITION. 8vo. pp. (xxiv) 221 (iii). Roman letter, little Italic. Woodcut printer’s device to t-p, decorated

TASSO, Torquato
Godfrey of Bulloigne, or The recouerie of Ierusalem. Done into English heroicall verse, by Edward Fairefax Gent. London, by Ar. Hatfield, for I. Iaggard and M. Lownes, 1600 £11,000 FIRST EDITION, first issue. Folio. [viii], 392. A⁴,

TASSO, Torquato.
IN SUPERB PERIOD-COLOURING – C17 FAN BINDING La Gerusalemme di Torquato Tasso figurata da Bernardo Castello. Genoa, appresso Giuseppe Pavoni, 1617. £4,250 Folio in 8s. 3 parts in 1, pp. (xvi) 255 (i), 71 (1), 36 (iv), first blank cancelled as

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

TERENCE
[Comedies]. A.M. Antonio Mureto emendatus eiusdem Mureti argumenta et scholia in singulas comoedias. Venice, apud Aldum, 1575. £2,350 8vo. pp. (xlviii) 45 (iii), 352, 94. Italic letter, little Roman or

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 soiled,

TERTULLIAN
REMARKABLE C16 BINDING WITH C16 MARGINAL DRAWINGS Opera. Basel, [Froben], 1528. £11,500 Folio. pp. (xx) 692 (xxiv). Roman letter, little Italic, occasional Greek. Large woodcut printer’s device to t-p and verso of last, woodcut initials and

THEOCRITUS
Eidullia... Venice, Aldus Manutius, February 1495 £49,500 EDITIO PRINCEPS, Folio, 140 unnumbered ll, AA8 BB8 ΓC8 ΔD8 EE6 ZF6 ΘG6 ZZζζ10 AAαα8 BBββ8 ΓΓγγ8 ΔΔδδ8 EEεε6 αa8 βb8 γc10 δd8 εe8. Greek and

THEODOSIUS II et alii.
Imperatorum Theodosii, Valentiniani, Maiorani, Anthemii novella constitutiones xlii.. Paris, Robert Estienne, 1571.                                                                   £2,250 4to,

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

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, 1561. £13,500 FIRST

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
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 £40,000 16mo. ff. [xvi], 555

THUCYDIDES
Gli otto libri di Thucydide atheniese, diligenza tradotto, per Francesco di Soldo Strozzi fiorentino. Venice, appresso Baldassar de Costantini, al segno di S. Giorgio [1545] £17,500 FIRST EDITION

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, 1619 £1,650 FIRST

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. Folio. 2

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. 4to.,

TORRE, Raphael de la, TANNER, Adam, LAYMANN, Paul, PELLEGRINI, Marco Antonio
RARE WITCHCRAFT AND TRIALS Diversi tractatus de potestate ecclesiastica coercendi Daemones circa Energumenos & maleficiatos. Cologne, Sumptibus Constantini Munich bibliopolae, 1629. £3,750 FIRST EDITION. 4to. pp. 8, 236, 166 (ii),

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).

TOTTI, Pompilio
LAVISHLY ILLUSTRATED GUIDE TO ROME Ritratto di Roma antica. Rome, Andrea Fei, 1627. £1,750 FIRST EDITION. 8vo. pp. (xviii) 162 (vi). Roman letter, little Italic. Additional engraved t-p with female figure (city of Rome) flanked by the

TRAVAMALA DE SALIS, Battista
WITH EARLY BOOK AD FROM A C16 AUCTION Summa casuum conscientiae. Venice, Paganino Paganini, 1499. £9,500 8vo., ff. (14), 479 (i.e. 476), (+)2, a12, aa-zz12, aa-zz16,

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. £5,850 FIRST EDITION (?). 8vo. pp. (viii) 221

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, two

TUKE, Thomas
A treatise against paintng [sic] and tincturing of men and women: against murther and poysoning: pride and ambition: adulterie and witchcraft. ... London, Printed by Tho. Creed, and Barn. Allsope, for Edward Merchant 1616. £4,750 FIRST EDTION.

TUNSTALL, Cuthbert
COMMERCIAL MATHEMATICS AND ADVICE FOR BUSINESSPEOPLE OF THE RENAISSANCE De artes supputandi, libri quator. Strasbourg, Knoblock per Georg Machaerop,

TUNSTALL, Cuthbert
BM - WOODHULL - DUNN COPY De arte supputandi libri quartuor. London, In aedibus Richardi Pynsoni, Anno Verbi incarnati. 14 Oct. 1522 £32,500 FIRST EDITION. 4to. 204 unnumbered

TURBERVILLE, George [with] GASCOIGNE, George
EXLIB A CONTEMPORARY LADY TURBERVILLE, George. The Booke of Falconrie or Havvking.....newly reviued.....with many new Additions [etc.].  London, Printed by Thomas Purfoot, 1611. [with] GASCOIGNE, George. The noble art of venerie or hunting. Wherein

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 (xvi)

UBALDINI, Petruccio
FROM THE AUTHOR TO LORD BURGHLEY Le vite delle donne illustri. Del regno d’Inghilterra, & del regno di Scotia, London, Appresso Giouanni Volfio, 1591 £12,500 FIRST EDITION. 4to. pp. [xiv], 117, [iii].

UFANO, Diego
Artillerie, ou vraye instruction de l'artillerie et de ses appurt-enances Rouen: Jean Berthelin, 1628 £2,750 Folio. pp. (vi) 144, 6 [ii] last blank, 27 numbered engraved plates, (18 double-page) and one unnumbered. Roman letter. Title within

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.

USSHER, James
An ansvver to a challenge made by a Iesuite in Ireland. … Whereunt certain other treatises of the same author are adjoyned. London, Printed by R[obert]. Y[oung, John Legat, and Thomas Cotes].

VAIRO, Leonardo
De fascino libri tres. Venice, Aldus, 1589. £2,500 8vo. pp. (xvi) 375 (xlv). Italic letter, with Roman. Aldine device to t-p, floriated and decorated initials, grotesque headpieces. T-p a trifle dusty,

VAIRO, Leonardo
Trois livres des charmes, sorcelages ou enchantemens..auec les vrais contrepoisons pour rabattre les impostures & illusions des Daemons.. Paris, chez Nicolas Chesneau, 1583 £4,950 FIRST

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 unnumbered ll.

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.

VARGAS MEJIA, Francisco de
Francisci Vargas Catholicae maestatis rerum status a consiliis,& eiusdem apud Sanctiss. D.N. Pium IIII. oratoris. De episcoporum iurisdictione, et pontificis max. auctoritate, responsum Rome, apud Paulum Manutium Aldi f. in aedibus populi

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 in

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 early

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 initials,

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 device

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 D6.

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 EDITION,

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 of

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 text

VERSTEGAN, Richard
A Restitution of Decayed Intelligence. Antwerp, by Robert Bruney. And to be sold at London by Iohn Norton and Iohn Bill, 1605. £1,450 FIRST EDITION. 4to., pp. [xxiv], 338, [xiv]. +⁴,  ++⁴, +++⁴, A-2X⁴. Roman letter, some Italic and Gothic.

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 title,

VETTORI, Piero.
DE RE RUSTICA Explicationes suarum in Catonem, Varronem, Columellam castigationum. Paris, ex officina Robert Estienne, 1543. £1,500 8vo. ff. 70 (ii). Italic letter, little Roman. Very slight toning, a fine, wide-margined copy in late C19

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 Egenolphum,

VIGNOLA
VERY TALL COPY – SUPERB ARCHITECTURE Regola delli cinque ordini d’architettura. [with] Alcune Opere d’Architettura di Iacomo Barotio da Vignola. Rome, G.B. de Rossi, [1625-80?] (with) Rome, [F. Villamena], 1617 £3,500 Large folio. 2

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,

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 device

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.
ILLUSTRATED ARCHITECTURAL COMPENDIUM De architectura libri decem…Elemeta architecturae…ab Henrico Wottono…Lexicon

VREDEMAN de VRIES, Hans
SUPERB FUNERAL MONUMENTS Pictores, statuarii, architecti. [Antwerp, Philippe Galle,] 1563. £11,500 FIRST EDITION. Folio. Engraved t-p with interlacing ribbons, skulls, bones and shovels + 26 full-page engraved plates of tombs,