Amsterdam: Nicolas Bergier. Map in 8 joined sheets. Concertina folds. Uncolored engraving. Image measures 7 3/8 x 159". 1628 This stunning map is the famous "Peutinger Table" or a Roman road map of the world dating to circa 1622. It maps the imperial roads and posts within the Roman Empire and extends from Europe to the Near East, North Africa, Mesopotamia, Persia, India to finally end at 'Toprobana' or modern day Sri Lanka. The original Peutinger Table was considered the...
Stuttgart: Belser, 1984. Over 100 colorful illustrations embellished with gold; decorated initial letters throughout. 8vo, full brown leather, elaborately decorated in blind-stamp; raised bands & papal seal on spine. (Stuttgart: Belser, 1984). Limited Edition. Beautiful facsimile of a 13th century bible,translated by St. Jerome, in the Vatican Library (Codex Vaticanus Latinus 39). Signed by the Prefect of the Bibliteca Apostolica Vaticana, this is an edition of 600 copies, but this one is marked "Sample not for sale." Housed in a....
Kentfield: Allen Press, 1956. Handsomely printed in letterpress with color illustrations along each margin. Short slim 4to, parchment-backed white boards, untrimmed edges (spine darkened as usual; slipcase soiled, otherwise near fine). Kentfield: Allen Press, 1956. Limited Edition. A very good(+) copy. One of 130 copies. After a romance of the 13th century France. The original and only known copy is the Caxton edition in the British Museum.
New York: Random House, 1979. 340 pages, front free endpaper missing, 8vo, black cloth backed black boards, dust wrapper (several creased to front panel). New York: Random House, 1979. A very good copy in a very good dust wrapper. Signed and inscribed by the author on the half title page to Mary Ann Madden: "Dear Mary Ann - There's got to be an easier way to reach you - call us when you've read it. Or before. Love Jim"
New York: Morgan Library, 1937. A Thirteenth-Century Manuscript, now M.739 in The Pierpont Morgan Library. Probably executed in the Premonstratensian Monastery of Louka in Moravia...68p.+ 32 plates Thin 4to, printed wrappers. New York: Morgan Library, 1937. First Edition. Fine. Presentation copy to art historian Meyer Schapiro.
London: Eyre & Spottiswoode, 1965. Illustrated in black and white. Large 12mo, orange cloth, dust wrapper. London: Eyre & Spottiswoode, (1965). A near fine copy in a very good(+) dust wrapper. Source material for this book comes from the roll of Eleanor de Montfort, Countess of Leicester, which is the oldest private account of the kind that has come down to us. de Montfort's writings covered a period of months in 1265 at Dover Castle.
Vienna: Dumont, 2001. 359 pages, 4to, blue boards, dust wrapper with image of a Egon Schiele self portrait (both dust wrapper and boards have several small dings to the surface but almost no edgewear). Vienna: Dumon, (2001). A near fine copy in a near fine dust wrapper. Published for the opening of the Leopold Museum. Includes large section of works by Egon Schiele.