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London: Harrap, 1932. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham with 12 full-page color plates and 59 black and white in-text drawings; pictorial endpapers and illustrated title page. 288 pages. 4to, original gilt-lettered vellum; uncut edges, t.e.g. London: George Harrap, (1932). Minor sunning and bumping; covers are a bit bowed but overall still a near fine copy, lacking the slipcase. Limited edition. Number 244 of 525 copies, signed by the artist on the limitation page. Latimore & Haskell, p. 68.
London: Harrap, 1932. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham with 12 full-page color plates and 59 black and white in-text drawings; pictorial endpapers and illustrated title page. 288 pages. 4to, original gilt-lettered vellum; uncut edges, t.e.g, slipcase. London: George Harrap, (1932). A fine bright copy. Limited edition. Number 365 of 525 copies, signed by the artist on the limitation page. Latimore & Haskell, p. 68.
Venice: Luce Antony de Giunta, 1517. Illustrated with a fine woodcut headpiece showing St. Thomas teaching; many decorative initials and in-text diagrams throughout, and printer's device at end.  147 leaves with black letter Latin text printed in double columns. Folio, later vellum-backed boards. Venitijs, Impensis domini Luce Antonij de Giunta Florentini, 1517. A tear in the title page has been carefully mended, still a very good tight copy with some contemporary ink marginalia. Scarce. OCLC lists only 5 copies...
Erfurt: Matthes Maler, 1524. 76 leaves, some browning and pin worm holes, small defect on title page effecting 1 word. Gothic type, title printed within fine woodcut border dated 1521 of cherubs playing music, drawing Mars in a cart, etc. Short slim 4to, plain 19th Century vellum (slightly bowed), all edges red. Erphurdie: [Matthes Maler], 1524. A very good(+) copy. First Edition of this rare Anti-Reformation tract by a fellow Augustinian who initially shared Luther's enthusiasms for change, but, as...
Paris: Pierre Le Petit, 1653. Traduites en Francois par Monsieur Arnauld d'Andilly. Extra engraved title page by Champaige; some woodcut head and tail pieces throughout. , 600,  pages. Thick 12mo, bound in old vellum (early ownership signatures on endpapers; some worming to text but still solid and attractive). Paris: Chez Pierre Le Petit, 1653. Cinquiesme edition. A very good copy.
Antwerp: 1715. Portrait and 3 copperplates. Rubricated title. 855 pages (heavily browned). Very thick 4to, contemporary vellum, spine chipped, covers soiled. Antwerp, 1715. A very good copy. "Baglivi, Professor of Anatomy at Rome, had a short but brilliant career. He wrote Praxis Medica and De Fibra Motrice, and originated the so-called "solidar" pathology; he also devoted much time to experimental physiology...the first to distinguish between smooth and striped muscle." GM 68.
Lyons: Petri Bruyset, 1745. 3 plates + portrait. 918 pages, rubricated title and edges, very thick 4to, full vellum (spine chipped). Lugduni (Lyons): Petrio Bruyset, 1745. A lovely clean copy. A very good copy. "Baglivi, Professor of Anatomy at Rome, had a short but brilliant career. He wrote Praxis Medica and De Fibra Motrice, and originated the so-called "solidar" pathology; he also devoted much time to experimental physiology...the first to distinguish between smooth and striped muscle." GM 68.
Edinburgh: Hodder & Stoughton, 1901. Tipped-in color frontis., 21 tipped-in color illustrations and many black and white text illustrations by Hugh Thomson. 198pp., small thick folio, gilt-stamped vellum with elaborate cover design, lacks ties, lettered tissue guards, t.e.g.; (cover slightly spotted and yellowed, light dampstaining on outer margin of a few pages). Edinburgh: Hodder and Stoughton, 1901. Very good. Limited Edition, one of 1000 copies, signed by Hugh Thompson on the limitation page.
Barcelona: Juan Jolis, 1744. Written in Italian. translated into Castilian by Gaspar Sanz Presbytero. 8vo, 1, (17) leaves, 288 p. full flexible vellum. Barcelona: Joan Jolis, 1744. Scarce. Very good (+). Curious work, written by a Jesuit and translated by a theologian who praises the wisdom and prudence, rejects ignorance, lust or neglect, and admire the best men of letters of all time. It was translated into Latin, French, English, German and Portuguese, and now, Castilian.
Paris: Estienne Danguy, 1646. Woodcut initials and decorative head & tailpieces throughout. XII, 225 pages. 12mo, contemporary vellum with calligraphic spine lettering. Paris: Chez Estienne Danguy, 1646. For some reason an attempt was made to obliterate the publisher's information on title, otherwise a solid copy; some pages at rear with neat marginalia, but mostly clean. A very good copy of this scarce book. OCLC lists only 3 copies, including Cambridge & Bibliotheque Nationale de France.
Antwerp: Arnould Coninx, 1586. Text in French. Printer's device on title and with some other decorative pieces and initials. 8vo, [xxxii], 439 pages. Contemporary vellum with envelope edges; faded manuscript title on spine. Anvers: Chez Arnould Coninx, 1586. A near fine copy. Several contemporary ink signatures on endpaper and head of title, otherwise a very clean solid copy of this scarce book -- OCLC lists only 3 copies of this edition. Originally printed in 1580; a Refutation of Jean Wier's...
Paris: Louis de Heuqueville, 1648. Allegorical vignette on title, and a few woodcut initials and decorative pieces throughout. , 287,  pages. Short 4to, bound in contemporary vellum with envelope edges; spine title in neat manuscript. Paris: Louis de Heuqueville, 1648. First edition. Scarce. OCLC lists only 2 copies.
London: The Walter Scott Publishing Co., 1897. With an introductory note by E. Dixon. xx, 290 pages, short square 8vo, very handsomely bound in older vellum-backed pink cloth; small leather label and large gilt-stamped flower on spine (light foxing on fore-edge and neatly-inked name on front endpaper; otherwise a near fine copy in a very pretty binding), uncut edges, top edge gilt. London: The Walter Scott Publishing Co., (no date, circa 1897). One volume from The Canterbury Poets series, edited by William Sharp.
New York: Putnam, 1906. Illustrated by Frederick Simpson Coburn with 6 full-page sepia plates each protected with lettered tissue, and 20 text pages with large colored headpieces and decorations. Tall 8vo, the original vellum boards with handsome gilt-stamped design by Margaret Armstrong are preserved, but the book has been re-backed in plain gray cloth, a.e.g. New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, (1906). First Edition thus. Limited Edition - number 95 of only 100 copies printed on Japanese vellum. The limitation page...
London: George G. Harrap, 1934. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham with 4 color plates, 14 drawings in black & white, tan & white pictorial endpapers. Thin 8vo, full limp vellum, stamped in gilt (vellum is well-rubbed and lightly stained with some fading of the gilt; first 3 pages are creased at corner and frontispiece is torn at upper right inner margin, not affecting the image). London: George Harrap, (1934). A very good(-) copy, internally clean. Limited edition. Number 269 of only 410 copies, signed by Rackham.
London: Geoorge Harrap, 1934. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham. 4 color plates, 14 drawings in black & white, tan & white pictorial endpapers. Thin 8vo, full limp vellum, stamped in gilt. Original board slipcase (rubbed). London: George Harrap, (1934). First Edition. A fine copy. Limited edition. One of only 410 signed copies.