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Cologne: Arnold Mylius, 1596. Woodcut title vignette (with IHS initials); typeset marginalia throughout. , 581, [3 blank] pages. Short thick 8vo, contemporary calf; attractive inlaid covers with blind and gilt-stamped decorations (recent labels on spine). Coloniae Agrippinae: In officina Birkcmannica, sumptibus Arnoldi Mylij, 1596. A near fine copy of this uncommon book "The first two books of this work are nearly the same books of 'Historia natural y moral de las Indias' [originally published in Salamanca, 1588]; the other six.....
Paris: Geuthner, 1925. Etude Critique des Documents du Gnosticisme Chretien aux IIe et III Siecles. Tall 8vo, rebound in rust cloth, 547pp., untrimmed. Paris: Librairie Orientaliste Paul Geuthner, 1925. Second edition, augmented. A good copy on fragile wood-pulp paper. Small dampstain on inner corners of preliminary pages; inner front hinge split. Ownership signature of art historian Meyer Schapiro.
London: Lockyer Davis, 1753. Translated from the French. xvi + 406pp., 8vo, full leather; covers lightly worn, particularly along edges and at the corners, hinges cracked, front mended. London: Lockyer Davis, 1753. A An exhaustive description of the nature, beliefs and behaviors of various nations. Contains two mentions of America (pages 235 and 239).
New York: Columbia University Press, 1955. Illustrated in black and white. 595 pages. 8vo, brown cloth, dust wrapper. New York: Columbia University Press, (1955). A very good copy, some play at front spine, in a good dust wrapper, rather worn and with several chips. Signed by one of the authors, Tamar De Sola Pool on the title page.
Bonn: Hanstein, 1952. Frontispiece and 8 other plates containing 29 b/w images. , 149pp of text in German. TAll slim 8vo, original green printed wrappers (slightly toned at edges). Bonn: Peter Hanstein, 1952. A near fine copy with small ownership signature of art historian Meyer Schapiro. Theophaneia #7. Beitrage zur Religions und Kirchengeschichte des Altertums.
New York: Museum of American Folk Art, 1983. Profusely illustrated in b/w throughout. 163 pages. Slim 4to, cloth-backed boards, d.w. New York: Museum of American Folk Art, (1983). First edition. A very good copy--shelfworn, light fading to cloth edges; foxing to first several pages; in a very good wrapper, scuffed and sunned.
Merthyr Tydfil: Rees Lewis, 1860. Some illustrations (b/w). 453 pages. 8vo, 3/4 morocco; binding in-tact but fragile: covers scuffed with slight separation at back spine, leather worn at edges, corners bumped, text block separated from front hinge, notes in pencil and fountain pen inside covers and at end pages. Merthyr Tydfil: Rees Lewis, 1860. In good condition.
London: Smith Elder, 1878. Complete set in 6 volumes. Thick 8vos, attractively bound by Zaehnsdorf in contemporary 3/4 brown leather over marbled boards; gilt decorated spines, marbled endpapers, top edges gilt. London: Smith, Elder & Co. & George Routledge & Henry Frowde & Clarendon Press, 1878-1903. First & second editions in matched bindings. Volume I: Henry VIII - A.D. 1529-1537. Volume II: Henry VIII - A.D. 1538-1547 & Edward VI - A.D. 1547, 1548. Volume III: Edward VI - A.D......
London: Charles Dilly, 1781. Portrait frontispiece. 192 pages, 12mo, contemporary calf boards, rebacked, red morocco label; (binding rubbed; contents clean). London: Charles Dilly, 1781. Very good. Second Edition. Uncommon. Dodd (1729-1777), minister and noted forger, had a meteoric early rise in his career, eventually becoming Court Chaplain. However, having incurred a great many debts from living "the good life" of Hannover Square, his name was struck from the list of Chaplains. He was arrested, imprisoned and hanged for forging the.....