Europe

  • # 19462

    JUSTINIAN

    Corporis Ivris Civilis

    Amsterdam : Elzevir, 1686. Thick octavo, calf over boards (rubbed), rebacked in morocco, contrasting morocco title label, lettered in gilt, later endpapers, bookplate to front pastedown, pp. [xviii]; 904; 754, early vellum tabs to fore edge (some repaired with cloth tape, and a few tears from use), a few contemporary marginalia. Corporis Juris Civilis was …

  • # 19461

    PRYNNE, William (1600 - 1669); COKE, Sir Edward (1552 - 1634)

    Brief animadversions on, amendments of, & additional explanatory records to the Fourth part of institutes of the lawes of England,

    concerning jurisdiction of courts, compiled by the late famous lawyer Sir Edward Cooke knight (chief justice of both benches) in his life-time, but published and re-printed (with some disadvantage) since his death : wherein the misquotations, mistakes of records, antiquities cited in them are rectified, some doubtful passages explained, many defective omissions of usefull records …

  • # 19446

    CLAUS, Josephus Ignatius (1691 - 1775)

    Spicilegium concionatorium,

    hoc est conceptus morales pro cathedra, quos ad instruendam in fide christiano-catholica plebem … Augustae Vindelicorum et Dilingae [i.e. Augsburg and Dillingen] : Joannis Caspari Bencard, 1753. Folio, contemporary full calf, spine with title label and gilt ornamentation (stained dull), title page in red and black, with manuscript ‘Ex Libris Congregationis Missionis Domus [Oriensis scratched out] …

  • # 19444

    PARIS, Matthæus (circa 1200 - 1259); WATS, William (circa 1590 - 1649)

    Matthaei Paris, monachi Albanensis Angli, Historia major.

    Juxta exemplar Londinense 1640. verbatim recusa. Et cum Rogeri Wendoveri, Willielmi Rishangeri, authorisque majori minorique historiis, chronicisque mss. in Bibliotheca Regia, Collegii Corporis Christi Cantabrigiae, Cottoniaque, fideliter collata. Huic editioni accesserunt, duorum Offarum Merciorum regum; & viginti trium Abbatum S. Albani vitae. Una cum libro additamentorum. Per eundem authorem. Editore Willielmo Wats S.T.D. Qui & …

  • # 19441

    HOOKER, Richard (1554 - 1600)

    The works of that learned and judicious divine, Mr. Richard Hooker, in eight books of ecclesiastical polity, compleated out of his own manuscripts;

    with several other treatises by the same author, and an account of his life and death. London : printed by R. White for Rob. Scot, Tho. Basset, John Wright and Rich. Chiswel, 1676. Folio, contemporary full calf (lightly scuffed), armorial coat of arms of the 3rd Viscount Moore, Earl of Drogheda, bookplate to pastedown of Franz …

  • # 19303

    SCHÜTZE, Dr. St. (editor)

    Taschenbuch für das Jahr 1824. Der Liebe und Freundschaft gewidmet.

    Frankfurt am Main Verlag : Friedrich Wilmans, [1823]. Duodecimo (180 x 120 mm), original pictorial papered boards (spine with pale foxing and short paper tear at tail, otherwise very good), all edges gilt, title page, pp 20, 314, illustrated with 14 copperplate engravings; contains numerous short fictional pieces and poetry; text in German in Gothic …

  • # 19135

    NEPOS, Cornelius

    Cornelii Nepotis Vitae excellentium Imperatorum

    cum notis selelectis Boecleri, Bosii, Buchneri, Ernestii, Gebhardi, Heidmanni, Lambini, Loccenii, Longolii, Magii, Ravii, Savaronis, Schefferi, Schotti, nec non excerptis P. Danielis. Hisce accedit locupletissimus omnium vocabulorum, index, studio & opera J.A. Bosii. Suas notas addidit Augustinus van Staveren. Editio altera, longe auctior. Leiden [Lugduni Batavorum], Apud Sam. et Joan. Luchtmans, 1774. Octavo, full diced …

  • # 18955

    DAVILA, Arrigo Caterino

    Dell’istoria delle guerre civili di Francia

    Milano : Dalla Societa Tipografica de’ Classici Italiani, 1807. Six volumes, octavo, half-vellum over marbled boards, gilt-lettered contrasting morocco title labels to spines, Selborne bookplates to pastedowns, various pagination. An attractive set in Italian on the French civil war.

  • # 19306

    HUE, François

    Dernières années du règne et de la vie de Louis XVI.

    A Paris : [chez Michaud et Petit] de l’Imprimerie Royale, 1816. “Seconde édition.” Octavo, contemporary full tree calf (rubbed and scuffed), spine with gilt ornament and contrasting title label lettered in gilt (frayed at head and tail), marbled endpapers, original owner’s signature to first blank, frontispiece engraved portrait of Louis XVI, pp xii, 491; frontispiece …

  • # 19305

    Salignac de La Mothe-Fénelon, François de (1641-1679)

    [GREEK MYTHOLOGY] Les avantures de Telemaque fils d’Ulysse

    A Breslau : chez Jean Frederic Korn l’ainé, 1781. “Nouvelle édition corrigée plus exactement que toutes les précédentes et enrichie de figures en taille-douce.” Octavo, original full calf (rubbed and scuffed), spine in compartments with gilt ornament and contrasting title label lettered in gilt (frayed at head and tail), pastedowns with original decorative lining papers, …

  • # 19304

    ESCHENBACH, Wolfram von (c.1170-1220)

    Wolfram von Eschenbach

    Herausgegeben von Karl Lachmann. Berlin : G. Reimer, 1833. Octavo, original quarter calf over marbled papered boards (heavily rubbed), spine with gilt lettering and ornament (worn), marbled edges, pp xliv, 638, [2]; pastedowns and endpapers foxed, otherwise internally very good. The works of the greatest epic poet of medieval German literature, the Minnesinger Wolfram von Eschenbach, …

  • # 19289

    MAINTENON, Madame de

    Lettres de Madame Maintenon

    Paris : Rollin, fils, 1752-53. Three volumes bound in one, small octavo, original full calf (boards rubbed and scuffed), spine in compartments with gilt ornament and contrasting leather title label lettered in gilt (the raised bands and head and tail are worn), marbled endpapers, marbled edges, pp [4], 212; 212; 202; title pages printed in …

  • # 19288

    [THIROUX D'ARCONVILLE, Marie Geneviève Charlotte, 1720-1805]

    Leben Maria von Medicis, Prinzessinn von Toscana, Königin von Frankreich und Navarra.

    Aus dem französischen. Berlin : in der Paulischen Buchhandlung, 1780-81-82. Three volumes, small octavo, original marbled papered boards, spines with contrasting title labels lettered in gilt (boards heavily rubbed and worn at edges, some surface loss to paper labels); pp [28], 536; 580; 532, [34 index]; Part 1. with engraved frontispiece portrait of Marie de’ Medici; all title …

  • # 19399

    HERISSON, Eustache ; BONNE, Rigobert

    Carte générale de l’Europe, ou l’on voit le départ et le retour du Capne. Cook, dans ses differéns voyages.

    Dressée par Hérisson, Eleve de Mr. Bonne, ancien Ingénieur Hydrographe de la Marine. A Paris : chez Basset Md d’Estampes Rue S. Jacques au coin de celle des Mathurins, no. 64, 1809. Copperplate engraving, original outline hand colour, 525 x 765 mm (image), a couple of stains and edge tears expertly conserved. Map of Europe …

  • # 18979

    Lancashire

    Copperplate engraving, 120 x 145, hand coloured, on sheet 265 x 165 mm, letterpress text. Circa 1800. Antique map from an English country atlas.

  • # 18976

    STONEHAM, Charles

    The birds of the British Islands (prospectus)

    Illustrated by Lilian M. Medland. London : Grant Richards, 1908. Quarto, pp. [4], light foxing, loosely inserted plate. Prospectus for the publication.