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ILLUMINATED MANUSCRIPTS [Little Books on Art]

By: BRADLEY, J.W.

Price: €12.00

Publisher: London, Methuen & Co.: 1905

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 34225


Pocket book, blue cloth, gilt decoration, colour fronts., xiv + 290pp., top edge gilt, remainder untrimmed, 20 further full-page mono. illustrations. Dulled a little at spine, browning at endpapers, foxing minimal thereafter. Cloth with minimal wear. A very good copy. View more info

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DIE FLÄMISCHE BUCHMALEREI AM ENDE DES BURGUNDERREICHS: DER MEISTER DES DRESDENER GEBETBUCHS UND DIE MINIATURISTEN SEINER ZEIT [two volumes]

By: BRINKMANN, Bodo

Price: €115.00

Publisher: Brepols: 1997

Seller ID: 16966


Two volumes, tall quarto; textband: 441pp., mono. illustrations, tafelband: 29pp. followed by colour, and then mono. plates. Text volume with a little diagonal creasing at prelims., with insignifcant effect. Scarcely used. A near-fine set in fine dustwrappers and clear protective wraps. Heavy: please ask for shipping rate if outside Spain. View more info

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AN ENQUIRY INTO THE NATURE OF CERTAIN NINETEENTH CENTURY PAMPHLETS [and] A SEQUEL TO AN ENQUIRY INTO THE NATURE OF CERTAIN NINETEENTH CENTURY PAMPHLETS

By: CARTER, John, and POLLARD, Graham [and] BARKER, Nicolas, and COLLINS, John

Price: €60.00

Publisher: London, Scolar Press/James Price: 1983

Seller ID: 42789


Two volumes, octavo; A Sequel to an Enquiry into the Nature of Certain ineteenth Century Pamphlets by John Carter and Graham Pollard: The Forgeries of H. Buxton Foreman & T.J. Wise Re-examined by Nicolas Barker & John Collins, fronts., 394pp., mono. illustrations [and] An Enquiry into the Nature of Certain Nineteenth Century Pamphlets (Second Edition) with an Epilogue by John Carter and Graham Pollard, fronts., xii + 400pp. + 41pp. Very minor soiling at (unclipped) dustw... View more info

ENGLISH COUNTRY BOOKSHOPS BEING A FURTHER PART OF A PICTORIAL RECORD OF THE ANTIQUARIAN BOOK TRADE: PORTRAITS & PREMISES

By: CHAMBERS, David

Price: €20.00

Publisher: Pinner, Private Libraries Association/ABA: 2010

Seller ID: 39119


Landcsape small quarto, dark green cloth, gilt, 112pp., mono. photo. illustrations. No dustwrapper, no wear. A fine copy. View more info

BIBLIOGRAPHY RESEARCH ON PORNOGRAPHY AND SEX IN THE MEDIA: A SELECTION (1970-)

By: CRONSTRÖM, Johan (compiler)

Price: €12.00

Publisher: Göteborg, UNESCO International Clearing House &c.: 2000

Seller ID: 41622


(The UNESCO International Clearinghouse on Children and Violence on the Screen at Nordicom) Slim, large octavo, publisher's printed wraps, 30pp. Minimal wear. A near-fine copy. View more info

BIBLIOGRAPHY RESEARCH ON VIDEO AND COMPUTER GAMES: A SELECTION (1970-)

By: CRONSTRÖM, Johan (compiler)

Price: €12.00

Publisher: Göteborg, UNESCO International Clearing House &c.: 2000

Seller ID: 41623


(The UNESCO International Clearinghouse on Children and Violence on the Screen at Nordicom) Slim, large octavo, publisher's printed wraps, 21pp. Minimal wear. A very good, clean and sound copy. View more info

A MAGYAR IRODALOM KEPESKONYVE

By: DEZSO, Keresztury

Price: €30.00

Publisher: Budapest, Magveto Konyvkiado: 1956

Seller ID: 31720


Tall quarto, 343pp., profusely illustrated in mono. and colour.Spine lean, text block egdes tanned and with a very minor soil, dustwrapper worn with some loss (chiefly at corners and rear panel, not extensive). Clear protective wrap. A good, usable copy. View more info

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THE ART OF THE BOOKBINDER AND GILDER

By: DUDIN, M. (trans. Richard MacIntyre Atkinson)

Price: €215.00

Publisher: Leeds, The Elmete Press: 1977

Seller ID: 42595


Folio, dark green quarter leather, coarse oatmeal cloth, xiv + 126pp., top edge gilt, remainder untrimmed, full-page mono. illustrations. Colophon limitation, 394/490. "This is the first edition in English of L'Art du relieur doreur de livres which was published by the French Royal Academy of Sciences in 1772. The illustrations are taken from the original work." Robert Wilson copy, with plain printed label at front-paste down endpaper. Minimal wear, near-fine. View more info

KINGDOM OF BOOKS: HAY-ON-WYE, BIBLIOPOLIS ONDER DE BLACK MOUNTAINS

By: HUIJSER, Wim

Price: €12.50

Publisher: Soesterberg, Uitgeverij Aspekt: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17786


Octavo, stiff pictorial wraps, 269pp., mono. photo. illustrations, map. A fine copy. View more info

KINGDOM OF BOOKS: HAY-ON-WYE, BIBLIOPOLIS ONDER DE BLACK MOUNTAINS

By: HUIJSER, Wim

Price: €12.50

Publisher: Soesterberg, Uitgeverij Aspekt: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17787


Octavo, stiff pictorial wraps, 269pp., mono. photo. illustrations, map. A fine copy. View more info

DE BLOKBOEKEN EN INCUNABELEN IN HAARLEMS LIBRY

By: JASPERS, G.J.

Price: €20.00

Publisher: Haarlem, De Vrieseborch: 1988

Seller ID: 16717


Large octavo, colour fronts., 309pp., mono. and colour illustrations. Extremely minor wear only. A near-fine copy in like dustwrapper. View more info

FRANZÖSISCHE GOTIK UND RENAISSANSCE IN MEISTERWERKEN DER BUCHMALEREI : AUSSTELLUNG DER HANDSCHRIFTEN - UND INKUNABELSAMMLUNG DER ÖSTERREICHISCHEN NATIONALBIBLIOTHEK - OTTO PÄCHT GEWIDMET

By: KAMMEL, Karl (foreword)

Price: €40.00

Publisher: Österreichische Nationalbibliothek: 1978

Seller ID: 16691


Large octavo, stiff pictorial wraps, 218pp., colour and mono. plates at rear. Introductions in German, French and English, catalogue in German. Exhibition at Prunksaal and Österreichische Nationalbibliothek, 1978. Slight discoloration at wraps, and very minor wear only. A very good, clean copy. Signed and dated by Christa Grössinger inside rear wrap. View more info

THE NET BOOK AGREEMENT 1899 AND THE BOOK WAR 1906-1908

By: MACMILLAN, Frederick

Price: €17.50

Publisher: Glasgow, For the Author by Robert Maclehose: 1924

Seller ID: 37088


("Two Chapters in the History of the Book Trade, including a Narrative of the dispute between The Times Book Club and The Publishers' Association by Edward Bell.") Octavo, brown paper boards, printed title label (very good order) at head of spine, 81pp. untrimmed. Very minor soiling at boards, foxing almost wholly confined to endpapers and edges. In pen at fly-leaf: "Ex libris Messrs. Cornish Brothers/Birmingham." A sound, square copy. View more info

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BIBLIOTHECA FAYANA, SEU CATALOGUS LIBRORUM BIBLIOTHECÆ ILL. VIRI. D. CAR. HIERONYMI DE CISTERNAY DU FAY GALLICANÆ COHORTIS PRÆTORIANORUM MILITUM CENTURIONIS

By: MARTIN, Gabriele (digestus & descriptus) [Library of Du Fay, Charles Jérôme de Cisternay]

Price: €650.00

Publisher: Parisiis, Gabriele Martin: 1725

Seller ID: 43124


Octavo, early full calf, gilt in six compartments with contrasting lettering piece, marbled endpapers: [8] xxii, pp.450, 107 (pp.183-4 duplicated between 106-107) [1] 26ll. (index), woodcut head and tailpieces. Lacking title page and portrait, offsetting to half-title. Binding worn chiefly at spine edges, head and tail (caps exposed/detaching), some splitting of endpapers over hinges, front free endpapers starting, boards still firmly attached; just a tiny hint of worm a... View more info

THE BIBLE AS BOOK: THE REFORMATION

By: O'SULLIVAN, Orlaith (ed.)

Price: €15.00

Publisher: The British Library & Oak Knoll Press: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18839


Large octavo, x + 182pp., momo. illustrations. A very good, clean and sound copy in like dustwrapper. View more info

CATALOGUE OF THE MANUSCRIPTS AND AUTOGRAPH LETTERS IN THE UNIVERSITY LIBRARY AT THE CENTRAL BUILDING OF THE UNIVERSITY OF LONDON WITH A DESCRIPTION OF THE MANUSCRIPT LIFE OF EDWARD, PRINCE OF WALES, THE BLACK PRINCE

By: RYE, Reginald Arthur [and] Chandos the Herald

Price: €22.00

Publisher: London, University of London Press, Ltd.: 1921

Seller ID: 42167


Small quarto, publisher's printed wraps, mono. fronts., vi + 132pp. Wraps a little soiled, worn, with tape repairs at spine, minimal loss; owner's signature at front wrap, a few tender joints, no detachments, text clean. A usable copy. View more info

THE RAVEN KING: MATTHIAS CORVINUS AND THE FATE OF HIS LOST LIBRARY

By: TANNER, Marcus

Price: €12.00

Publisher: New Haven, Yale University Press: 2008

Seller ID: 41430


Octavo, xx + 265pp., mono. illustrations, map. Minimal signs of use. A near-fine copy in like dustwrapper and removable clear protective wrap. View more info

VIEWS OF TRANSITION: LITURGY AND ILLUMINATION IN MEDIEVAL SPAIN

By: WALKER, Rose

Price: €25.00

Publisher: London, The British Library/University of Toronto Press: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 20581


Quarto, 264pp., mono. and colour illustrations. Extremely slight wear only. A near-fine copy in like dustwrapper and clear protective wrap. View more info

MIDDELEEUWSE BOEKEN VAN HET CATHARIJNECONVENT

By: WÜSTEFELD, W.C.M.

Price: €25.00

Publisher: Zwolle, Waanders Uitgevers: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16684


Quarto, dark blue pictorial wraps, 248pp., profusely illustrated in mono. and colour. A very good, clean and sound copy. Uitgave bij de gelijknamige tentoonstelling gehouden in het Rijksmuseum Het Catharijneconvent te Utrecht van 8 april tot en met 13 juni 1993. View more info