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Exceptional Musical Provenance
Hamma, Fridolin.  Meisterwerke italienischer Geigenbau-Kunst Ihre Beschreibg und bisher erzielte Preise. Stuttgart: Hamma & Co., [ca. 1933]. 4to (29.5 cm, 11.6"). [2], xiii, [3], 345, [5] pp.; 9 double plts., plts., illus.
$1000.00
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Master Violin Makers (Both Subjects & Authors)Equally Masterful Binders
Extraordinary Provenance
         
Hill, William Henry; Arthur F. Hill; Alfred Ebsworth Hill.   The violin-makers of the Guarneri family (1626–1762): Their life and work. London: William E. Hill & Sons, 1931. 4to (29.9 cm, 11.75"). xxxvii, [3], 181, [5] pp.; 58 plts., 2 fold. maps, illus.
$3250.00
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Holbein’s Dance of DeathHIS ALPHABET with “New” Borders
Holbein, Hans.  L'alphabet de la mort de Hans Holbein entouré de bordures du XVIe siècle et suivi d'anciens poëmes français sur le sujet de trois mors et des trois vis publiés d'après les manuscrits par Anatole de Montaiglon. Paris: Edwin Tross, 1856. 8vo (21.8 cm, 8.625"). [96] pp.; illus.
$450.00
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Early Riccardi Press Handsome Homer
Horatius Flaccus, Quintus (i.e., Horace).  Quinti Horati Flacci opera omnia. [Londini]: apud Lee Warner Mediceae Societatis Librarium [typis Riccardi a Carolo T. Jacobi], 1910. 4to (25 cm, 9.5"). [6] ff., 240 pp., [1] f.
$250.00
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A Delightful, Eye-Pleasing HoraceA Chromolithographic Tour de Force
Horatius Flaccus, Quintus.  The works of Quintus Horatius Flaccus illustrated chiefly from the remains of ancient art. London: John Murray, 1849. 8vo (22.5 cm, 8.8"). [6], 194, [6], 490, xiv pp.; 8 col. plts.
$550.00
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A Variation on One of Bodoni's Greatest Hits
Horatius Flaccus, Quintus.  Q. Horatii Flacci Opera. Parmae: Ex Regio Typographeo, 1793. 8vo (22.5 cm, 8.85"). [2], xxi, [1], 376 pp.
[SOLD]
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    Narrow Escape!Dangerous Publication
     Surreptitiously Printed & a Pseudonym Used
Hotman, François.  De furoribus Gallicis, horrenda & indigna Amirallij Castillionei, nobilium atq[ue]; illustrium virorum caede, scelerata ac inaudita piorum strage passim edita per complures Galliae ciuitates, sine vllo discrimine generis, sexus, aetatis & conditionis hominum: vera & simplex narratio. Edimburgi [i.e., London: Printed by Henry Bynneman], 1573. 8vo (15.7 cm; 6.125"). CCXII [i.e., 212] pp.
[SOLD]
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Chromolithographed/ILLUMINATED Symbols & Stories
A Victorian “Medievalesque” Binding
 
Humphreys, Henry Noel.  The miracles of our Lord. London: Longman & Co., 1848. 8vo (17.1 cm, 6.75"). iv pp; 16 double-sided col. plts.
[SOLD]
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Sumptuously BoundFirst American Edition of Irving's FIRST HISTORICAL Work
Irving, Washington.  A history of the life and voyages of Christopher Columbus. New York: G. & C. Carvill, 1828. 8vo (22 cm; 8.625"). 3 vols. I: xvi, 399 pp., 1 folded map. II: viii, [1], 10–367. III: viii, [1], 14–419, [1] pp.
$850.00
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A QUITELuxurious & Useful Production
Jacquemart, Albert.  Histoire de la céramique. Paris: Librairie Hachette, 1873. 4to (26.5 cm, 10.43"). [2] ff., 750, [2] pp. 12 pls.
$425.00
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Chicken Soup for the HUGUENOT Soul?
L'Espine, Jean de.  Excellens discours de I. de l'Espine angevin. Touchant le repos & contentement de l'esprit. La Rochelle: Hierosme Haultain, 1594. 12mo (13.7 cm, 5.38"). 758 pp., [5 (blank)] ff.
[SOLD]
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The Dedication HasNOT Been RemovedThe Folio EXTRA Format
Longinus.  [title in Greek, romanized as] Dionysiou Logginou [sic] peri hypsous. Parmae: In Aedibus Palatinos Typis Bodonianis, 1793. Folio extra (43 cm, 17"). [1] f., xxviii, 113, [1 (blank)] pp.; [1 (blank)] f., [1] f., 89, [1 (blank)] pp. Lacks the initial blank and final blank.
$7500.00
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Baskerville's Twelvemo Lucretius, Morocco Bound
Lucretius Carus, Titus.  Titi Lucretii Cari De rerum natura libri sex. Birminghamiae: Typis Johannis Baskerville, 1773. 12mo in 6s (18 cm, 7"). [1] f., 131, 128–214 (i.e., 218) pp. (text continuous despite pagination).
$300.00
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PARAGUAY is theMost Interesting, Loveliest, Pleasantest
Country in the World
, I Believe
Mansfield, Charles Blachford, & Charles Kingsley.  Paraguay, Brazil, and the Plate. Letters written in 1852–1853. Cambridge: Macmillan & Co. (pr. by J.E. Taylor), 1856. 12mo (18.6 cm, 7.32"). Frontis., xxi, [1], 504 pp.; 1 fold. map, illus.
$650.00
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Marmontel's Political-Philosophical Novel withGravelot's Illustrations
Marmontel, Jean François.  Bélisaire. Paris: Chez Merlin, 1767. 8vo (19.9 cm, 7.8"). [4], x, 340, [6] pp.; 4 plts.
$900.00
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Continental Blind-Embossed Binding
Martínez Villergas, Juan.  Juicio crítico de los poetas españoles contemporáneos. Paris: Libr. Rosa y Bouret, 1854. 12mo (17 cm; 6.75"). [2] ff., 285, [1] pp., [1] f.
$200.00

Part of the Series of Texts Printed byDIDOT for theEducation of the Dauphin
Massillon, Jean-Baptiste.  Petit careme. Paris: de l'Imprimerie de Didot l'aine, 1789. Large 4to (31 cm, 12. 25"). [4] ff., 312 pp.
$1000.00
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Presentation CopyFit for a Queen
Melgarejo y Salafranca, José, Conde del Valle de San Juan. Consideraciones sobre la iglesia en sus relaciones con la sociedad... Obra dedicada a S.M. el Rey. Madrid: Zacarias Soler, 1851. 8vo (23 cm, 9"). [6], 316, [2] pp.; 1 plt.
$3000.00
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A VERY PRETTY American Binding
Methodist Episcopal Church.  Hymns.  Hymnal of the Methodist Episcopal Church. New York: Phillips & Hunt; Cincinnati: Walden & Stowe, 1882. 8vo (19.7 cm, 7.75"). viii, 775, [1] pp.
$125.00
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Comely Shelf of Poetry Published by theElzevirs of Britain”
THE FOULIS PRESS
Milton, John; Alexander Pope; & Others.  Collection of English poets published by the Foulis Press. Glasgow: Robert & Andrew Foulis, 1769–74. Sm. 12mo (12.5 cm, 4.875"). 34 vols. [pagination below].
$6300.00
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Conspiracy!
Montjoie, Christophe Félix Louis Ventre de la Touloubre, called Galart de.  Histoire de la conjuration de Louis-Philippe-Joseph d’Orléans.... Paris, 1796. 3 vols. 8vo (25 cm, 8"). I: Frontis., [4], xvi, 304 pp. II: [2], 392 pp. III: [4], 304, 8 (index), 4 (contents) pp.
$650.00
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Coptic Texts, Special Fonts
Nani, Giacomo; Giovanni Luigi Mingarelli, ed.  Aegyptiorum codicum reliquiae Venetiis in Bibliotheca Naniana asservate. Bononiae [Venice]: Typis Laelii a Vulpe, 1785. 4to (28 cm, 11.5"). 2 parts in 1. I: 7, [1], CCXIX, [1] pp. II: [2], CCXXI–CCCLXIII, [1] pp.; 2 facsims. (engravings).
$2500.00
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One of 30 Special CopiesExtra Plates, Signed Binding
Nogaret, François-Félix, et al.  Le fond du sac, ou recueil de contes en vers et en prose & de pieces fugitives. Paris: Leclere (pr. Lyon: Louis Perrin), 1866. 8vo (20 cm, 7.8"). xli, [3], 172, [2] pp.; 12 plts.
$1000.00
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AMERICA's TREES in Three Volumes131 Hand-Colored Plates
Unusual & Lovely Original Striped Bindings with
The West & Southeast Magnificently Represented
Nuttall, Thomas.  The North American sylva; or, a description of the forest trees of the United States, Canada and Nova Scotia not described in the work of F. Andrew Michaux ... in three volumes ...being the [fourth, fifth, and sixth volumes] of Michaux and Nuttall's North American Sylva. Philadelphia: Robert P. Smith (pr. by Kite & Walton), 1852–53. Tall 8vo (28.8 cm, 11.35"). 3 vols. I: xii, 12, 13*–15*, [1], 13–18, 19*–24*, [19]–136 pp.; 40 col. plts. II: 128 pp.; 50 col. plts. III: [2], 148, [4 (index)] pp.; 41 col. plts.
$6875.00
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