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Venice: Presso li Guerigli, 1651. 290 pages, all rather fine and clean, blue edges. Thick tall 8vo, copper engraved illustration on title page, engraved decorative chapter initials and tail pieces. Full vellum, lightly soiled, hand-lettered title on spine. Small ex-libris on inside front cover. Venice: Presso le Guerigli, 1651. First Edition. Scarce.
Lyons: Mathieu Liberal, 1684. Woodcut design on title page. 473, (7) pages. Thick 12mo, full calf, gilt spine (rubbed). Lyons: Mathieu Liberal, 1684. Revised and augmented. Very good. Drips of what looks to be sealing wax on endpapers. Old bookseller's label on front attached endpaper. Small oval abrasion though leather down to board on back cover.
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.
London: Phaidon, 1954. Profusely illustrated with 1734 black & white images, many reproduced in the original size. 6 volumes. Small folios, turquoise cloth with gilt-lettered spines, tattered d.w. London: Phaidon, (1954-1957). First editions. A fine set in good dust wrappers. Un-retouched collotypes of all known drawings by the master, including over 100 "lost" originals. The standard catalogue raisonne of Rembrandt's drawings.
London: Samuel Roycroft. Engraving. Measures 14 1/4" x 9 1/4" This engraving by Masson appears in Richard Blome's "History of the Old and New Testament", published circa 1690 after Nicolas Fontaine's volumes known as the "Royaumant's Bible". The illustration depicts Revelations 13, showing a fire-breathing dragon, a king cowering in fear, and angels pouring water down from above to extinguish the flames. The engraving was dedicated to the "Worshipfull Samuel Vincent of Buckenham house in Norfolk."Scuffs and toning, repairs to.....
London: G. Bell and Sons, 1911. Profusely illustrated in black & white throughout. 2 volumes, small 4to, original beige cloth with gilt-lettered spines (bound in different shades of cloth, the spines are darkened and there is some foxing throughout). London: G. Bell and Sons, 1911. First edition. A very good(-) set.
Oxford: Tho. Bowman, 1671. Illustrated with 3 in-text engravings, one full-page, (two showing cloud formations and one of a steam vessel experiment). Small 8vo, , 302 pages, bound in contemporary calf (well-rubbed with damage to spine and label chipped; two contemporary signatures, otherwise quite clean). Oxford: Printed by W. Hall for Tho. Bowman, 1671. A very good unsophisticated copy of this rather scarce work. Generally accepted as the first systematic attempt to explain weather phenomena in which Bohun received some.....