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Auction Description for Toovey's: Antiquarian & Collectors' Books
Viewing Notes:
5th October 9.30am to 12 noon. 7th October 10am to 4pm. Day of sale 10am to 1pm.
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Antiquarian & Collectors' Books (255 Lots)

by Toovey's


255 lots with images

October 8, 2013

Washington, United Kingdom

JOHNSON, Samuel. A Dictionary of the English

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Description: JOHNSON, Samuel. A Dictionary of the English Language... the third edition. London: 1765. 2 vols., folio (415 x 251mm.) Titles printed in red and black. (Some spotting or browning, first few leaves of each volume slightly creased). Contemporary calf (rebacked, extremities scuffed and slightly rubbed). Provenance: A Fitz Hugh (presentation inscriptions from Charles Woolley dated April 13th 1877 to preliminary blanks).

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ERASMUS of Rotterdam. Des Erasmi... in Novum

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Description: ERASMUS of Rotterdam. Des Erasmi... in Novum Testamentum Annotationes. Basel: in Officina Frobeniana, 1535. Folio (321 x 219mm.) Printer's device to title page and verso of final leaf. (Title page and final leaf cut-down, worm damage to margin of index, light browning.) Later half-calf (worn).

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BEDE, The Venerable. Opera Bedae Venerabilis...

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Description: BEDE, The Venerable. Opera Bedae Venerabilis... Omnia in octo Tomos distincta, prout statim post Praesationem suo Elencho enumerantur. Addito Rerum & Verborum Indice copiosissimo. Basel: per Ioannem Heruagium, 1563. 8 vols., folio (371 x 248mm.) Title page to vol. I with architectonic borders, occasional woodcut illustrations, historiated initials. (Ownership ink stamps to title pages, some damp-staining and browning.) Old vellum, lettering pieces to spines (vol. I worn, others bumped and slightly affected by damp). Provenance: various ink stamps. Note: the first edition of the collected works, rare.

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TITELMANS, Franciscus. In Omnes Epistolas

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Description: TITELMANS, Franciscus. In Omnes Epistolas Apostolicas... elucidatio. Paris: 1543. 8vo (168 x 98mm.) (Worm damage to first and last few leaves, old minor damp-staining to a few leaves.) Old vellum (soiled, worm damage to covers). - And nine others, 17th and 18th Century (10).

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RYLAND, Elizabeth (transcriber). A collection of

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Description: RYLAND, Elizabeth (transcriber). A collection of transcripts of theological and religious interest. [N.p.:] dated 1772, 1773 [and n.p.] 3 vols., 4to (192 x 155mm.) (Some browning and spotting.) Original vellum, inscribed to covers (soiled, warped, stitching weak).

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