Basel: Geigy, 1960. Ausgewahlt, ubertragen und erlautert von Johannes Oeschger. Zum funfhundertjahrigen Bestehen der Universitat Basel. 2 vols. Large folio. Flexible boards, d.w., in board case. Basel, 1960. Fine. Vol. I contains facsimile reproductions of 30 letters written to and from Basel over a 500 year period, by famous individuals including Erasmus, Faraday, Nietzsche and Burckhardt. Texts, translations, and notes in Vol. II.
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New York: Braziller, 1968. 2 volumes in slipcase. Thick 4tos, bound in publisher's brown leather with gilt spines to mimic the original binding of the Pepys Manuscript (spine a bit dulled; outer joints worn; internally fine). New York: Braziller, 1986. Limited edition -- number 172 of 1200 copies. Full color facsimile of the Phillipps Manuscript (Books 1 - 9) and the Pepys Manuscript (Books 10-15). This was once a single manuscript - The Caxton manuscript of 1480, but were long-separated.....
London: Trubner, 1867. Edited by John W. Hales and Frederick J. Furnivall. 3 thick volumes. Tall 8vo, straight-grain 3/4 dark green morocco, t.e.g. London: N. Trubner & Co., 1867-68. Fine. "Foundation document of English balladry." 42 of the merriest ballads ever sung. Bishop Percy had them in Ms., but never dared to shock his times by printing them. "A Maide and a Younge Man," "Come Wanton Wenches," "Blame not a Woman," "O Nay: Not Yett," etc.
Zurich: Belser, 1984. Facsimile manuscript from the Vatican Library of an encyclopedia containing all that was known of animals (including mythical creatures) in 1460. Almost 100 years later, nearly every page was embellished with 508 tempera illustrations. 472 pages, small folio, hand-bound in red marbled kidskin, stamped with elaborate gold filigree, all edges gilt. Housed in a special cloth presentation case. Codex Urbinus latinus 276, der Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana.
Paris: 1959. Ubertragung aus dem Franzosischen von Peter Ronge. 94 mounted color plates, 90 black & white text illustrations. 279pp. Tall 4to, beige cloth, d.w., board slipcase. Paris: Aurel Bongers, 1959. Very good (+). German translation of L'enluminure francaise, a lavishly illustrated survey of French manuscript illumination covering the art from the late 10th to the early 16th century. Arntzen/Rainwater M182.
London: Haymarket Press, 1930. 8 tipped-in color plates of facsimilies from the 14th century manuscript known as Queen Mary's Psalter. xvi, 156 (2) pages. Rubricated title, printed in two colors throughout. Small folio, full rust goat skin (light rubbing), gilt spine and fillet border on front cover, t.e.g. untrimmed. (London): Haymarket Press, 1930. Limited Edition. Very good (+). One of only 50 numbered copies printed at the Alcuin Press.
Boston: New York Graphic Society, 1986. Translated, expanded and edited by J. J. Rogers from the original Turkish of Filiz Cagman & Zeren Tanindi. 184 color illustrations. 280 pages. 4to, gray cloth, d.w. (ink stamp inside front cover; faint stain at corner of box). Boston: A New York Graphic Society Book, (1986). First American edition. A fine copy in a fine dust wrapper and near fine slipcase. The first (of 5) volumes from the Museum Collection.
London: Yale University Press, 1987. Illustrated with over 280 b/w photographs. 295 pages. 4to, blue cloth, d.w. London & New Haven: Yale University Press, 1987. First edition. A fine copy in a very good(+) dust wrapper. "A comprehensive picture of the Cistercian artistic achievement, covering architecture, stone carving, and metalwork."
New York: New York Graphic Society, 1959. Introduction Jan Kvet. 32 full-page color plates, several black and white illus. 26 pages of text. Slim folio, cloth- backed boards, chipped d.w. New York: The New York Graphic Society by Arrangement with UNESCO, 1959. Twelfth in the Unesco World Art Series.
Chicago: Caxton Club, 1923. 21 plates, three of which are in beautiful full color, with printed tissue guards + many fine engraved initials and tables throughout. 29pp. Thin 4to, 1/2 vellum, grey boards; uncut. Chicago: The Caxton Club, 1923. Fine but for a beautiful bookplate. A study of the genealogical tables used to decorate Boccaccio's great mythological work, from manuscripts and the early printed editions. One of 160 copies printed on hand-made Fabriano paper.