Florence: Antonio Cecchi, (1861). 8vo. stiff paper wrapper, uncut edges. xiv, (18) pages. Limited edition of 204 copies, of which this is part of a series of 160. Brief and somewhat confusing prefatory remarks on the historical mentions of the fifteenth-century burlesque composition, La Compagnia del Mantellaccio, and its various editions precede the list of thirteen known editions of the work (as cited by the Florentine Accademia della Crusca, formed in 1582) and the facsimile... READ MORE
Farnborough, Hants, England: Gregg International Publishers, 1969. 8vo. faux leather. (xiv), 367+(1); (viii), 278, (2) pages. 2 Volumes. Text in Latin. Reprint of original work, published 1641-3. Describes 63 collections of manuscripts in private and monastic libraries in Belgium. According to WORLDCAT, originally intended to be issued in five parts embracing 125 collections, but a list of the 62 uncatalogued libraries is given in the author's Bibliotheca Sacroprofana (Bruges, 1657). With dedicatory epistle. Epilogue. READ MORE
Wien: Osterreichischen Statsarchivs, 1949. large 4to. Commentary and transcriptions in stiff paper boards, plates separate and loose, all enclosed in a four-fold portfolio. (i-iv), v-xx, (2), 108 pages; 101 loose pages of plates. First volume in the Faksimile-Werke series of the Osterreichischen Staatsarchiv. 100 Lichtdrucktafeln mit Transkriptionen und Erläuterungen in Verbindung mit Fachgenossen und unter Mitarbeit der Beamten des Haus-, Hof- und Staatsarchivs. 101 full-page facsimiles from documents, unbound, with accompanying volume of transcriptions. The... READ MORE
con la reproduccion facsimil del memorial numero 8 de quiros en Español original, y en las diversas traducciones contemporaneas.
(Madrid: Grafica Internacional, 1973). 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. 266, (2) pages. con la reproduccion facsimil del memorial numero 8 de quiros en Español original, y en las diversas traducciones contemporaneas. Text in Spanish and English followed by the facsimiles. READ MORE
Wien: Gerlach & Schenk, 1896-1908. folio. half calf portfolio, with cloth backed boards, gilt stamping and illustration on upper boards with tipped-in illustration. Hundreds of plates. 12 volumes. First edition. Text in German. This complete multi-volume set contains over 1,400 large plates of drawings (many color) in the Graphische Sammlung Albertina, Vienna, and other European collections. Includes titlepage printed in color, foreword and table of contents for each volume. Representing drawings by Old Masters such... READ MORE
Eine vorlesung von Dr, Carl Gustav Varus.
Berlin: Martin Breslauer, 1927. small 4to. paper-covered boards. (ii) pages followed by facsimile (vi), 18 pages, (6) pages and plates. Eine vorlesung von Dr, Carl Gustav Varus. The fourth volume in Breslauer's series entitled Bibliographien und Studien. Reprint in facsimile of the 1846 edition with additional notes. Small library stamp of the Bibliographical Society, Wear at spine ends. READ MORE
London: Faber & Gwyer, (1928). 4to. quarter cloth with paper-covered boards, dust jacket. (vi), 30, (4) pages. Printed at The Chiswick Press. With an introduction and a list of modern readings by J. Dover Wilson. Small bookstore stamp at bottom of front pastedown endpaper, dust jacket with some stains and tears. Foxing. READ MORE
New York: Clarkson N. Potter, (1977). small 4to. quarter cloth with paper-covered boards, dust jacket. xxvii+(i), 356 pages. First edition thus. Introduction and notes by Leonard Wolf, who had previously edited The Annotated Dracula. With the complete text in facsimile as orginally published in 1818. Illustrated with 12 drawings by Marcia Huyette, as well as more than 150 photograps and illustrations, an appendix of maps, a filmography, bibliography, chronology of events in the novel, and... READ MORE
London: William Ponsonby, 1595 (but London: Noel Douglas, 1928). large 12mo. full creme colored paper-covered boards. not paginated. This is one of the 100 numbered copies printed on hand=made paper; this copy is out of series. Facsimile of the British Museum copy of the original Ponsonby issue reproduced here as part of the Noel Douglas Replica series. "Sir Phillip Sidney's book, best known as An Apologie for Poetrie, was written around 1581 but not published... READ MORE
Part 1, September 1889.
New York: John Wiley & Sons, 1889. 4to. stapled, original self paper wrappers. 32 pages. Part 1, September 1889. Entries for 13 early Ruskin publications, with different editions, notes, excerpts, etc. Part 1 of a 19-part bibliography compiled by Smart and edited by T.J. Wise. Ruskin was not one of Wise's great successes, but he did produce 6 or 7 Ruskin forgeries, and "legitimized" some of them by planting them in this bibliography, beginning with... READ MORE
Cleveland, OH: The World Publishing Company, (1966). folio. vellum with string ties, in cloth clamshell box with paper front cover label. xviii, 246 pages. Facsimile of the original edition of 1624. Historical introduction by A.L. Rowse and bibliographic notes by Robert O. Dougan, in small accompanying paper bound volume. Covers of clamshell box torn at top edge of spine. READ MORE
Hastings-on-Hudson, NY: Morgan & Morgan, (1970). 12mo. cloth, blindstamped, exact facsimile. (viii), followed by the facsimile. Published in collaboration with the George Eastman House of Rochester, New York. With an introduction by Beaumont Newhall. In the introduction, Newhall describes how this book has been reproduced "in exact facsimile, including the binding, from an original first edition in the George Eastman House collection". The facsimile contains the subtitle "Production of Pictures through the Agency of Light;... READ MORE
Weinheim: J. Cramer, 1962. small 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. Not paginated. Reprints in facsimile two 18th century prefaces to works by Linneaus, an article entitled "Carl Linnaeus, Classifier and Namer of Living Things" and a 19th century preface to Robert Brown's Prodromus Florae Novae Hollandiae. With the pencil signature of Gavin Bridson. READ MORE
New York: St. Martin's Press, (1991). small 8vo. cloth, dust jacket. x, 214 pages. First edition. Fanny Zindel's trip to Israel unexpectedly includes adventure. Forgery, espionage, kidnapping, the Dead Sea Scrolls and murder make it a vacation to remember. READ MORE
Pragae: Pragopress, 1971. small 4to. self paper wrappers and inserted in pocket in the back of the facsimile of (8) pages which is bound in boards. 26 pages. The sub title of the facsimile is LEGES BIBLIOTHEACAE STRAHOVIENSIS BIBLIOTHECARIO ET COMNIBUS STRAHOVIENSIS ECCLESIAE PROFESSIS AD OBSERVANDUM PRAESCRIPTAE. Edited by Pravoslav Kneidl. READ MORE