London: Julian Editions, 1926. Translated by Lady Wilde (mother of Oscar Wilde). Title within engraved border; numerous fine text engravings by Thomas Lowinsky. 482pp. 4to, limp vellum; warped, cloth slipcase; uncut. London: for Julian Editions by Ernest Benn, 1926. Fine. One of 225 copies superbly printed on hand-made paper.
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London: Reeves and Turner, 1902. 4 frontispieces, one fold out facsimile of letter, title pages in red and black. 4 volumes. Volume I, xciv, , 278 pages. Volume II, vi, , 487 pages. Volume III, vi, 362 pages. Volume IV, vi, 299 pages. Large 8vos, full vellum with wallet edges and un-trimmed edge, ribbon ties (missing on volume 1 which is also slightly warped), otherwise a nice clean set. An entirely new edition formed from a collation of the foreign.....
Edinburgh: Unicorn Press, 1902. All his woodcuts photographically reproduced in facsimile with an intro. by Laurence Binyon. Black and white engravings throughout, very slim 4to, vellum backed lettered grey boards (front corner chipped, overall darkening of binding). Edinburgh: Unicorn Press, 1902. Very Good. Previous owner's ex-libris on front attached endpaper. Embossed ex library stamp on title page. Ink library notation on introduction page.
Venice: Ferrarii, 1570. Engraved title page (lightly foxed and soiled with a partially erradicated signature at top edge). One full page woodcut of a knight in armor and numerous illustrations and charts in the text. Small 4to, , 254pp., bound in later full plain vellum, with pencilled "Mora" at head of spine and a small early paper library label at foot. There are no other library markings. Very light foxing on a few pages but generally very clean. Untrimmed edges.....
Rome: Carlo Barbiellini, 1771. With 18 copper engravings including a frontispiece and 3 folding plates and many text illustrations throughout. Rubricated title page. Over 500 pages, printed in double columns with wide margins, small water stain at the back. Thick 4to, full vellum, lightly soiled. Rome: Carlo Barbiellini, 1771. Third Edition. An amazingly clean tight copy.
Madrid: Pedro Madrigal, 1604. Ay copiosas tablas, en especial de las festividades de Nuestra Senora, y salutaciones para los sermones del ano, etc. , 280,  leaves with all text in Spanish. Various ornamental woodcut devices and initials throughout. Short 8vo, full contemporary limp vellum; quite worn with top portion of spine missing and small hole in front cover, but binding completely sound, hinges neatly reinforced; some inked marginalia on title. Madrid: En Casa de Pedro Madrigal, 1604. A very.....
Venice: Poletti, 1739. Rubricated title. Copperplate frontispiece, title vignette, and 20 fine folding anatomical plates, Small 4to, contemporary vellum. Venice: Andrea Poletti, 1739. Very good (+) A successful anatomical compilation based on Borelli, Malpighi, Bellini, Redi, Bartholin, and Vieussens. A professor of anatomy and medicine at Rome, Pascoli was also physician to Pope Clement XI. Blake 339. Not in Osler.
London: Macmillan, 1929. Illustrated with 16 plates in dry-point by Thomas Mackenzie, the first one signed in pencil. 2 volumes. 4to, 1/2 vellum with decorative batik boards, deckle edge, top edges gilt. London: Macmillan, 1929. Limited edition -- one of 325 copies. Near fine with slight sunning and one small spot on spine of first volume; armorial bookplates.
Madrid: Imprenta Real, 1637. 209pp. + 4 leaves Tabla de los Capitulos... & 1 leaf Erratas. 8vo, re-cased in old vellum with new end-leaves & leather ties. Madrid: Imprenta Real, 1637. Scarce. Very good (+). Translated from the Latin. The title page has been re-inforced on the verso, but otherwise the book is in excellent condition.
London: Essex House, 1901. Rubricated text throughout. Woodcut vignette by Sturge Moore on the title page. 258pp. Thick 12mo, full vellum (tiny stain on spine, otherwise a fine clean copy); uncut edges. (London: Essex House Press, 1901). Near Fine. Limited edition. One of only 250 copies printed under the care of C.R. Ashbee.
London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1912. Illustrated throughout with 11 small vignettes, including the one on the title page; and 28 mounted color plates by Edmund Dulac. Thick 4to, original ornate gilt-stamped vellum (slightly yellowed; lacking the original cloth ties), uncut edges, t.e.g. London: Hodder and Stoughton, . A very good(+) clean copy. Edition de Luxe. Number 154 of 750 copies, signed by the artist on the limitation page.
London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1912. Illustrated throughout with 11 small vignettes, including the one on the title page; and 28 mounted color plates by Edmund Dulac. Thick 4to, original ornate gilt-stamped vellum with silk ties (vellum covers are somewhat bowed, as usual); uncut edges, t.e.g. London: Hodder and Stoughton, . A very good(+) clean copy. Edition de Luxe. Number 386 of 750 copies, signed by the artist on the limitation page.
London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1912. Illustrated throughout with 11 small vignettes, including the one on the title page; and 28 mounted color plates by Edmund Dulac. Thick 4to, original ornate gilt-stamped vellum, uncut edges, t.e.g. London: Hodder and Stoughton, . Lacking the original cloth ties, otherwise a near fine copy. Edition de Luxe. Number 504 of 750 copies, signed by the artist on the limitation page.
Augsburg: Jeremias Wolff, 1719. 2 volumes in 1. 220 copper engravings by Joanne Boxbarth (Georg Conrad Bodeneer). Title and text in German and Latin in two columns. Some creasing on title page and last few pages of the index. Thick folio, original vellum (a bit warped). Augsburg: Jeremias Wolff, 1719. Internally a very good copy. First published in 1706-1709, Pozzo's treatise on perspective was written for painters and architects. His greatest masterpiece being the ceiling of the Church of Saint.....
Venice: Guerigli, 1648. Copperplate frontispiece with 2 cupids, one flying and one sleeping. 3 parts bound in 1 volume. 168pp., 240pp., 348pp., + 108 page Ode di Pietro Michiele by Domenico Zane. Thick 24mo, full early vellum, rubbed, lower front cover and page tips are bent and rubbed. Venice: Guerigli, 1648. Very good. Scarce.
Venice: Giorgio Valentini, 1620. Large woodcut device on title, and hundreds of additional woodcut vignettes throughout depicting events in the lives of the evangelists. , 466, 44 pages. Large 8vo, contemporary vellum (well-worn but sound, light scattered foxing and soiling). Venetia: Giorgio Valentini, 1620. Overall a very good copy. An early Tuscan translation of the epistles, with complete calendar of feasts and holy days.
New York: Limited Editions Club, 1938. Translated by Charles Scott Moncrieff. Introduction by Hamish Miles. Hand-illuminated illustrations throughout by Valenti Angelo. Tall 8vo, vellum-backed blue boards, lettered and decorated in gilt; uncut edges, t.e.g., blue board slipcase. New York: Limited Editions Club, 1938. Bookplate on front and rear endpapers, else a fine copy. One of 1500 copies, signed by Valenti Angelo.
London: David Stott, 1885. Finely printed frontispiece portrait, and some other head and tailpieces throughout. 190 pages with text in English and some in Greek. Short 8vo, original vellum binding lettered in red & black and with small gilt lyre device on cover (spine sunned and covers a bit dust-soiled); uncut edges, top edges gilt. London: David Stott, 1885. Ex-library copy with stamps on title and several pages throughout text, otherwise a very good copy of this uncommon printing.
Paris: Chez Augustin Courbe, 1656. Extra engraved title page, and illustrated with a portrait, "Dedie a la Serenissime Reyne de Suede", and 10 finely engraved plates. , 380,  pages with red edges. 12mo, plain contemporary vellum with envelope edges. Paris : Chez Augustin Courbe, 1656. A near fine very clean copy of this early printing. OCLC lists 11 copies of the Paris edition. According to Brunet, some copies have imprint: Impr. a Bruxelles. F. Foppens M.DC.LVI -- Willems, Les.....