Newtown: Bird & Bull, 2007. Illus., 4to, blue silk cloth with red leather spine; round pictorial label. Newtown: Bird & Bull, 2007. Limited Edition. Contains 2 leaves fro Loubat's 1878 "Medallic History, and roundels based on the Jacquemart etchings in that volume. No. 101 of 150 copies. Prospectus enclosed.
Milan: Casa Editrice Ceschina, 1925. Illustrated throughout with 16 color plates, some embellished with gilt, depicting Italian medals, ribbons and uniforms. 123pp of text in Italian. Short thin 4to, grey cloth with inset color pictorial label (cloth is well-rubbed but sound; inner hinges strengthened). Milano: Casa Editrice Ceschina, 1925. Very good.
1930. Circular bronze medallion in high relief. Medallion measures 5" in diameter. This fine bronze medallion features a left-facing bust portrait of Christian Bäumler (1836-1933), a German cardiologist based in Frankfurt. Bäumler is depicted at the age of 70. Engraved text on the back reads "Viro Doctissimo Alumno suo atque sodali Artis Medicinae Investigatori Filio Frankoniae Illustrissimo Doctoris Nomine ante LXX Annos Appellato Piis Votis Congratulatur." Karl Dautert was an established German sculptor of portraits and medallions whose work was...
1930. Circular bronze medallion in high relief. Medallion measures 9 cm in diameter. This fine bronze medallion features a left-facing bust portrait of Eduard Dietrich, a German doctor, at the age of 70. Engraved text on the back reads "Dem Verdienstvollen Förderer der Bäderwissenschaft die Vlneoogische Gesellschaft in Berlin 10.Okt.1930." Karl Dautert was an established German sculptor of portraits and medallions whose work was often copied for stamps and other ephemera.
Venice: Giovanni Varisco, 1568. Con la particolar dichiaratione di esse medaglie: Nellaquale oltre all'istoria de gli Imperadori Romani, si contengono le imagini delle Deita de i Gentili, con le loro allegorie & insieme una varia & piena cognitione delle antichita. Engraved title, and illustrated with many engraved medals throughout the text. (16), 780, (4)pp. Very thick 8vo, contemporary limp vellum with leather ties, professionally re-cased with endpapers refreshed (small triangular tear on title, neatly repaired on verso with no loss;...
Paris: Societe de Propagation des Livres d'Art, 1897. 11 heliographs and many text illustrations. Slim 4to, 63 pages, green cloth backed marbled boards with the original printed wrappers bound in, gilt spine withtan leather spine label. Paris: Societe de Propagation des Livres d'Art, 1897. First Edition. Very good (+).
London: Paul Hamlyn, 1967. Many color photo Illus. 4to, blue cloth, corners very lightly bumped, spine ends lightly rubbed, pages throughout are slightly wavy near bottom. London: Paul Hamlyn, (1967). History of orders and decorations from the Greeks & Romans, religious military orders, up to the 20th century.
London: Paul Hamlyn, 1967. Photographs by Josef Fiala. Edited by Dermot Morrah. 195 illustrations, many in color. 316pp. 4to, gilt-stamped navy blue cloth, d.w. with a few small tears. London: Paul Hamlyn, (1967). History of orders and decorations from the Greeks & Romans, religious military orders, up to the 20th century. With the rubberstamps of a private library on the front flyleaf and last blank page.
Newton: Bird & Bull, 1996. 12mo, blue cloth folder with cameo cut in which is inserted a facsimile of Charles Meinier's 1900 Plaquette "La Relieuse" created by the artist Maurice Favre. The original medallions were likely given to Meunier's bookbinding customers as referenced by "amis de la maison du livre" on reverse. This is an exact reproduction, cast in pewter, showing a woman seated at the binder's table, hard at work. 2pp prospectus is laid-in. Newton: Bird & Bull Press...
Philadelphia: Carey and Hart, 1848. during the Wars of the Revolution and 1812, and who were presented with Medals by Congress for their gallant services. 14 plates. 315pp. Small 4to, original brown cloth, spine ends and edges lightly worn, ex-lib with usual markings, light foxing not affecting images of plates. Philadelphia: Carey and Hart, 1848. First Edition Contains 82 steel engravings of both sides from the 41 original medals given by Congress. The plates are without library markings.