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Antiquarian Books

by Dreweatts & Bloomsbury


469 lots | 360 with images

December 18, 2013

Live Auction

Bloomsbury House

24 Maddox Street

London, W1S 1PP United Kingdom

Phone: +44 (0)207 495 9494

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Cicero (Marcus Tullius) - de Amicicia: de

Lot 1: Cicero (Marcus Tullius) - de Amicicia: de

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Description: Cicero (Marcus Tullius) - de Amicicia: de Senectute & Paradoxis, title in red and black, woodcut historiated initials, occasional early ink marginalia, 17th century ink notes and ownership inscription to final blank, title with area of worming, frayed and repaired, loss of few letters verso, small wormhole (diminishing in size) to A2-4, loss of a few letters, a few marginal repairs, water-stained, old marbled boards, rebacked in vellum, some3 worming, rubbed, [Not in Adams; EDIT 16 CNCE 14567], a rare edition, folio, [Venice], [In edibus Magistri Jacobi Pencii Leuco], [1502].

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Origen. - Operum tomi duo priores, 4 vol. in 2, 2

Lot 2: Origen. - Operum tomi duo priores, 4 vol. in 2, 2

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Description: Origen. - Operum tomi duo priores, 4 vol. in 2, 2 titles in red and black, all titles within an ornate woodcut architectural border, woodcut criblé in itials, vol.4 lacking all after 4O8, ink stamp to 2 titles, occasional staining, contemporary vellum, spines in compartments and with red morocco labels, [Renouard III, 98:3], folio, Paris, Josse Badius for himself, Jean Petit and Conrad Resch, 1522. sold not subject to return.

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German. Die Propheten alle Deudsch D. Mart. Lut .,

Lot 3: German. Die Propheten alle Deudsch D. Mart. Lut .,

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Description: German. Die Propheten alle Deudsch D. Mart. Lut ., i.e. vol German. Die Propheten alle Deudsch D. Mart. Lut ., i.e. vol. 2 only (of 2), without final blank f., title in woodcut border, many woodcuts in the text, one full-page, decorated initials, title cut down and mounted, A2 torn with substantial loss of text and repaired, sigs. A-D & Uu-Yy tipped-in, other marginal tears repaired, some with slight loss of text, little worming, mostly marginal, browning and staining thoughout, contemporary blind-stamped pigskin over wooden boards, covers with concentric rolls and central ornaments, clasps, rubbed, folio, Wittenberg, Hans Lufft , 1543.⁂ One of the last editions of Luther's Bible published before his death in 1546. This vol. includes the Apocrypha and the New Testament as well as the Prophets.

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Boccaccio (Giovanni) - Vita di Dante Alighieri,

Lot 4: Boccaccio (Giovanni) - Vita di Dante Alighieri,

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Description: Boccaccio (Giovanni) - Vita di Dante Alighieri, title with small floral woodcut ornament, capital space with guide-letter, lacking initial titled soiled, some spotting, modern vellum,[Adams B2191; EDIT 16 CNCE 6304], 8vo, [Rome], [Francesco Priscianese], [1544].

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Bishop of Nocera ) Descriptio Britanniae, Scotiae

Lot 5: Bishop of Nocera ) Descriptio Britanniae, Scotiae

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Description: Bishop of Nocera ) Descriptio Britanniae, Scotiae , Hyberniae, et Orchadum Bishop of Nocera ) Descriptio Britanniae, Scotiae , Hyberniae, et Orchadum, woodcut printer's device to title and a large version to verso of colophon f., 2h5 woodcut genealogical table verso, woodcut decorative initials, small ink stamp to title and foot of a2, preliminaries lightly foxed, elsewhre occasional spotting, modern diced calf, gilt, rubbed, [Adams G638], small 4to, [Venice], [apud Michaelem Tramezinum], [1548].⁂

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Melanchthon (Philip) - Confessio doctrinae

Lot 6: Melanchthon (Philip) - Confessio doctrinae

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Description: Melanchthon (Philip) - Confessio doctrinae saxonicarum ecclesiarum, scripta...ut Synodo Tridentnae exhiberetur, final blank f. present, few woodcut initials, Leipzig, Valentinus Papa, 1553 bound with Syntagma eorum, quae nomine…Christopho Ducis Virtembergensis…in Synodo Tridentina per Legatos eius, acta sunt, [? Tubingen], 1553 and [Camerarius (Joachim)] In hoc Libello haec continentur, Synodica…capita, early note, giving author's name, at foot of title, Leipzig, Jacobus Berualdus , 1543 and Camerarius (Joachim) Historia Synodi Nicenae, final blank f. present, Leipzig, Valentinus Papa , 1552 and [Bucer (Martin)] Per quos Steterit, quo minus Haganoae Promixis Comitiis, de Componenda Religionis Dissidio…De Optime Ratione Habendorum Conciliorum , [Adams B3045], n.p, 1540 and Decretum Comitiorum Francofordensium anno 1539, de Pace in Causa Religionis Servanda , n.p., n.d., 6 works in 1 vol., early note on fly-leaves, contemporary pigskin over wooden boards, blind-stamped, covers with roll of portrait busts, &c, and central panel, ink title on spine, brass clasps, little rubbed, 8vo .⁂ Interesting Sammelband of uncommon texts, mostly relating to church councils. With contemporary index to the first work on 2 fly-leaves at start, headed 'Henricus Salmut (?) Beringerius, Lipsiae, IIII Cal Julii, MDLIII'.

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Lot 7: Petrarca (Francesco) - Il Petrarcha..., 2 parts in

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Description: Petrarca (Francesco) - Il Petrarcha..., 2 parts in 1, first title within ornate woodcut architectural border, second title with large woodcut printer's device, woodcut decorative initials, 20th century half calf, spine gilt, [Not in Adams; EDIT 16 CNCE 27048], Venice, Gabriel Giolito de Ferrari, 1553; and another, Poliziano, small 4to & 8vo (2)

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Lot 8: Bishop of Durham). Compendium et Sysynopsis

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Description: Bishop of Durham). Compendium et Sysynopsis [graecé ] in decem libros... Bishop of Durham). Compendium et Sysynopsis [graecé ] in decem libros Ethicorum Aristotelis , first edition, final blank present, title little frayed, occasional marking and little browning, 6-line note on title, notes at foot of A5, E2, M5 & O7, contemporary vellum, later morocco spine label, rubbed and marked, foot of covers defective, 8vo, Paris, M. Vascosanus , 1554.

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Ariosto (Ludovico) - Orlando Furioso, 3 parts in 1

Lot 9: Ariosto (Ludovico) - Orlando Furioso, 3 parts in 1

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Description: Ariosto (Ludovico) - Orlando Furioso, 3 parts in 1 vol., double column, first title within ornate woodcut architectural border, other 2 with printer's device, woodcut vignettes and initials, first title chipped and laid down, some spotting and light soiling, lightly browned, contemporary vellum, [Not in Adams; EDIT 16 CNCE 2716], a rare edition, small 4to, Venice, Gabriel Giolito deþrrari, 1559.

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Lot 10: Ramus ( Petrus) - Liber, de Moribus Veterum

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Description: Ramus ( Petrus) - Liber, de Moribus Veterum Gallorum, ad Carolvm Lotharingvm Cardinalem, first edition , blank a4 present, device on title and (otherwise blank) final f., stain throughout, contemporary limp vellum, little marked, [Adams R105; Brunet IV 1099 'livre curieux et bien écrit'], Paris, A. Wechelus , 1559.

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Lot 11: Dolce (Lodovico) - Modi Affigurati e Voci Scelte

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Description: Dolce (Lodovico) - Modi Affigurati e Voci Scelte et Eleganti della Vulgar Lingua, final blank f. present, large device on title, marginal tears to E7, AA8 with loss to one letter, YY8, few early notes, blind stamp on rear free endpaper, little marking, contemporary vellum, brown morocco spine label, litle rubbed and marked, [Adams D743], 8vo, Venice, G.B & M. Sessa, 1564.

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Lot 12: Guicciardini (Francesco) - La Historia d'Italia,

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Description: Guicciardini (Francesco) - La Historia d'Italia, woodcut printer's device to title and verso of colophon f., woodcut historiated initials, lacking final blank, trimmed at head, occasionally just touching a headline, lightly browned, 17th century panelled calf, rebacked, scuffed, [Not in Adams; EDIT 16 CNCE 22314], 4to, Venice, Nicolo Beuilacqua, 1565.

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Lot 13: Garimberto (Girolamo) - La Prima Parte delle

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Description: Garimberto (Girolamo) - La Prima Parte delle Vite...d'Alcuni papi, et di Tutti i Cardinali Passati, large device on title, decorative initials, fore-edge margin of title defective and restored, title little marked, Chatsworth bookplate, blind stamp on rear free endpaper, later vellum, morocco spine label, [Adams G250], Venice, G. Giolito de' Ferrari, 1568 § Verepaeus (Simon) Catholicum Precationum Selectissimarum Enchiridion ex Sanctorum Patrum, title in red and black with woodcut vignette, woodcuts in the text, names on title, notes on rear pastedown, contemporary calf, worn, spine defective, clasps missing, Antwerp, J. Beller, [typis D. Vervliet], 1598, 8vo (2)

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Lull (Raymond) - Opusculum Raymundinum de Auditu

Lot 14: Lull (Raymond) - Opusculum Raymundinum de Auditu

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Description: Lull (Raymond) - Opusculum Raymundinum de Auditu Kabbalistico sive ad Omnes Scientias Introductorium, device on title, 6 woodcut plates or tables, 1 folding, 1 with 2 volvelles, little marking, later vellum, brown morocco spine label, little marked, [Duveen p. 370; cf Caillet 6846], small 8vo, Paris, Aegidius Gorbinus , 1578.

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Lot 15: Guicciardini (Francesco) - Della Historia

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Description: Guicciardini (Francesco) - Della Historia d'Italia, 2 vol., device on title, name crossed out on title, extensive notes on fly-ll., some early marginalia, name 'Henr. Hinde 1761' on vol. 2 fly-leaf, library blind-stamps on back fly-ll., contemporary limp vellum, brown morocco spine labels (chipped), rubbed and marked, vol. 1 hinge cracked, ties missing, [Adams G1513], 4to, Venice, G.A. Bertano , 1580.

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Cartari (Vincenzo) - Imagines Deorum, qui ab

Lot 16: Cartari (Vincenzo) - Imagines Deorum, qui ab

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Description: Cartari (Vincenzo) - Imagines Deorum, qui ab antiquis colebantur, numerous woodcut engravings, woodcut printer's device to title, occasional pencil notes to margins, small patch of water-staining to lower corner from 2Z1 to end, 17th century calf, rebacked preserving original backstrip, a little rubbed and scuffed, [Adams C-784], 4to, Lyons, Guichard Juleron for B. Honorat, 1581.

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Lot 17: Callimachus. - Hymni, Epigrammata et Fragmenta...

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Description: Callimachus. - Hymni, Epigrammata et Fragmenta... Moschi…et Bionis…Idyllia, edited and translated by Bonaventura Vulcanius, 2 parts in 1 vol., Greek text facing Latin translation, device on titles, early note on title verso, later vellum, ruled in blind, little rubbed & marked, 16mo in 8s, Antwerp, C. Plantin , 1584.

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Peri (Giovanni Domenico) - Fiesole Distrutta,

Lot 18: Peri (Giovanni Domenico) - Fiesole Distrutta,

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Description: Peri (Giovanni Domenico) - Fiesole Distrutta, first edition, i ssue without dedication on preface leaf verso , fine etched title and portrait by Jacques Callot, woodcut initials, head- and tail-pieces, printer's device to colophon, first 2 ff. mounted on stubs, occasional spotting and browning, contemporary vellum, gilt, a little warped and soiled, 4to, Florence, Nella Stamperia de Zanobi Pignoni, 1619.⁂ The rare first edition of this important Italian epic poem.

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Rossi (Giovanni Giacomo de'), Publisher. - Il

Lot 19: Rossi (Giovanni Giacomo de'), Publisher. - Il

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Description: Rossi (Giovanni Giacomo de'), Publisher. - Il Nuovo et Piacevole Giuoco del Biribisse, etching, 480 x 380 mm. (19 x 15 in), laid onto board support, spotting, browning, with some surface dirt, minor repaired tears, unframed, [c.1642-1691] A rare example of a 17th century Italian board game. With 42 numbered pictorial compartments, instructions and three rows of smaller duplicate pictorial compartments below. The British Museum holds a later 19th century impression which bears 'Regia calcographia di Roma' blind-stamp. No such blind-stamp appears on the current impression.

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Mezeray (Francois Eudes de) - Histoire de France,

Lot 20: Mezeray (Francois Eudes de) - Histoire de France,

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Description: Mezeray (Francois Eudes de) - Histoire de France, depvis Faramond ivsqv'a maintenant, 3 vol., first edition, vol.1 & 2 with additional engraved titles, titles printed in red and black with engraved publisher's device, numerous engraved portraits and medals throughout, vol.3 lacking engraved frontispiece and three preliminary leaves to the second part, occasional foxing and browning, several marginal repaired tears, vol.2 with some soiling to pp.164-5 affecting the text, armorial bookplates of Henry Hobhouse to front pastedowns, but overall a bright copy, contemporary calf, gilt, spine gilt in compartments with morocco labels, joints cracked but firm, extremities a little rubbed, [Brunet III 1693-5], folio, 1643-51.

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Saxo Grammaticus. - Historiae Danicae, 2 parts in

Lot 21: Saxo Grammaticus. - Historiae Danicae, 2 parts in

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Description: Saxo Grammaticus. - Historiae Danicae, 2 parts in 1 vol., fine engraved title, woodcut illustrations, some foxing and browning, contemporary ink inscription to front endpaper, final blank lacking portion of upper corner, bookplate, hinges strengthened, contemporary calf, rebacked preserving original backstrip, a little rubbed and bumped, folio, Soroe , 1644-45.⁂ The basis of the Hamlet story; including Stephanus's Notes with separate title dated 1645.

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Roscio (Giulio), et al. - Ritratti et Elogii di

Lot 22: Roscio (Giulio), et al. - Ritratti et Elogii di

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Description: Roscio (Giulio), et al. - Ritratti et Elogii di Capitani Illustri, che ne' Secoli Moderni hanno Gloriosamente Guerreggiato, engraved additional title, large coat-of-arms on verso of title, many portraits in the text, ownership entry dated 1655 on additional title, publication date changed to 1647 in ink on printed title, bookplate of Fuerstlich Auerspergsche Fideicommisbibliothek zu Laybach, contemporary limp vellum, browned and little rubbed, 4to, Rome, Mascardi , 1646.

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Rapin (Rene) - Hortorum Libri iv, cum Disputatione

Lot 23: Rapin (Rene) - Hortorum Libri iv, cum Disputatione

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Description: Rapin (Rene) - Hortorum Libri iv, cum Disputatione de Cultura Hortensi , first edition, engraved woodcut device to title, engraved frontispiece, initials and head- & tail-pieces, margins a little discoloured, contemporary ink inscription to front free endpaper, engraved bookplate and shelf-label of The Hirsel Library on front pastedown, contemporary sprinkled calf, worn, spine slightly defective, upper cover becoming loose, 4to, Paris, Sebastien Cramoisy, 1665.⁂ Written in imitation of Virgil's Georgics, and later translated into English by John Evelyn.

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Lot 24: Descartes (René) - Principia Philosophiæ, 3 parts

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Description: Descartes (René) - Principia Philosophiæ, 3 parts in 1, titles with woodcut printer's device, engraved diagrams and illustrations, first title browned and chipped and laid down, [Willems 1530], small 4to, Amsterdam, apud Danielem Elsevirium, 1677.

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Valeriano Bolzani (Giovanni Piero) -

Lot 25: Valeriano Bolzani (Giovanni Piero) -

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Description: Valeriano Bolzani (Giovanni Piero) - Hieroglyphica, sive de sacris aegyptiorum aliarumque gentium literis..., 2 parts in 1, engraved portrait frontispiece of the author and numerous allegorical woodcuts throughout, woodcut publisher's device on each title, title for the first part printed in red and black, browning and some spotting throughout, first few leaves a little frayed, ink inscriptions to title, inner margin of title neatly repaired, contemporary sheep, spine repaired with a vellum leaf, lacking ties, worn, [Landwehr (German) 619], 4to, Frankfurt am Main, Kirchner, 1678.

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Kraus (Johann Ulrich) - Neues Reiss-Buch, 68 fine

Lot 26: Kraus (Johann Ulrich) - Neues Reiss-Buch, 68 fine

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Description: Kraus (Johann Ulrich) - Neues Reiss-Buch, 68 fine engraved plates only (of 80), 1 plate loose, occasional light finger-soiling, contemporary half vellum, rubbed, folio, Augsberg, n.p., [c.1700]; sold not subject to return.

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Lot 27: Boulanger (Nicolas-Antoine) - Dissertation sur

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Description: Boulanger (Nicolas-Antoine) - Dissertation sur Elie et Enoch, 3 parts in 1, half title, engraved title vignette, folding table, contemporary red morocco, gilt, ? later green morocco spine label, corners little rubbed, g.e., n.p. ''Au Dix-Huitieme Siecle' [? 1764].

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Lot 28: Missal.- - Officium Hebdomadae Sanctae secundum

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Description: Missal.- - Officium Hebdomadae Sanctae secundum Missale et Breviarium Romanum, printed in red and black throughout, title with engraved vignette, 5 full-page engravings in the text, title marked, staining elsewhere, heavy in places, crayon name on fly-leaf, contemporary calf, gilt, covers with triple roll border and floral corner and centre pieces, initials 'D.A.' in centre, rubbed, 8vo, Venice, Typographia Balleoniana , 1762.

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Amaduzzi (Giovanni Cristoforo) - Alphabetum

Lot 29: Amaduzzi (Giovanni Cristoforo) - Alphabetum

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Description: Amaduzzi (Giovanni Cristoforo) - Alphabetum tangutanum sive tibetanum, woodcut device on title, folding table, Tibetan and Latin, modern vellum, covers warped, 8vo, Rome, Sac. Congreg. de Propag. Fide, 1773.⁂ First edition of the abridged version of Alphabetum Tibetanaum by Cassianus Beligattius, issued in 1759.

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Lot 30: [Chaudon (Louis-Mayeul)] - Bibliotheque d'un Homme

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Description: [Chaudon (Louis-Mayeul)] - Bibliotheque d'un Homme de Gout, 2 vol., a few small stains, some light browning, contemporary mottled calf, spines gilt and with double red morocco labels, Amsterdam, aux dépens de la Compagnie des Libraires, 1773 § Catalogue d'une Précieuse Collection de Livres, Manuscrits, Autographes …composant la Bibliotheque de Feu M.Antoine-Augustin Renouard, half-title, lightly browned, contemporary morocco-backed marbled boards, spine gilt, joints starting, rubbed, Paris & London, 1854; and 2 others, sale catalogue and bibliography, 8vo (5)

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Smith (Adam) - Théorie des Sentiments Moraux, 2

Lot 31: Smith (Adam) - Théorie des Sentiments Moraux, 2

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Description: Smith (Adam) - Théorie des Sentiments Moraux, 2 vol., translated by Jean Louis Blavet, first Blavet edition, half-titles, errata f., 19th century ink ownership inscription to half-title of vol.2, a few spots or small marks, contemporary mottled calf, richly gilt spines in compartments and with double red morocco labels, vol.1 foot of spine chipped, corners worn, some chipping, large 12mo, Paris, chez Valade, 1774-1775.⁂ A rare set of this important translation of Smith's first book The Theory of Moral Sentiments . Blavet went on to translate The Wealth of Nations .

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Spain & the Indies.- - Reglamento y aranceles

Lot 32: Spain & the Indies.- - Reglamento y aranceles

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Description: Spain & the Indies.- - Reglamento y aranceles reales para el comercio libro de Espana a Indias de 12. de Octobre de 1778, first edition , large engraved coat-of-arms, little marking, contemporary calf, gilt, rubbed and marked, foot of rear joint damaged, 4to, Madrid, Pedro Marin , 1778.⁂ Regulations governing Spain's commercial regulations with the New World, in particular removing Cadiz and Seville's monopoly on trade with Spanish America and allowing 'free trade', albeit only with Spanish ports.

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[Robinet (Jean Baptiste René)] - De la nature, 5

Lot 33: [Robinet (Jean Baptiste René)] - De la nature, 5

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Description: [Robinet (Jean Baptiste René)] - De la nature, 5 vol., half-titles in vol. 2-5, engraved frontispice to vol. 1, vol 1-4 titles in red and black with vignettes, 10 engraved plates in last vol., last 2 ff. of vol. 2 bound at end of third edition vol.1, stamp on first title, bookplates in vol. 2-4, name on vol.5 free endpaper verso, mixed bindings, vol.1 contemporary mottled calf, spine gilt, arms on covers, rubbed, vol. 2-4 later sheep-backed boards, rubbed, vol.5 contemporary mottled calf, spine gilt, gilt name on front cover, little worn, front joint repaired, vol. 1-4 Amsterdam, E. van Harrevelt , 1761-1766; vol.5 Paris, Charles Saillant , 1768; another edition, vol.1 only, third edition, engraved frontispiece, title in red and black with vignette, bookplate, later sheep-backed boards, rubbed, Amsterdam, E. van Harrevelt , 1766, 8vo (6).⁂ The author's major work. The last vol. is the Paris edition under the new title Considerations Philosophiques de la Gradation Naturelle de l'Etre ; it was originally published like others in Amsterdam, in the same year.Provenance: Duc de La Rochefoucauld-Liancourt, coat-of-arms on vol. 1 covers, Chateau de la Roche-Guyon stamp on title; Cte Excoffier, name on vol 5 cover; H.W.Edwards, bookplates.

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Sophocles. - Tragoediae septem, edited by

Lot 34: Sophocles. - Tragoediae septem, edited by

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Description: Sophocles. - Tragoediae septem, edited by R.F.P.Brunck, 3 vol., [one of 250 sets], text in Greek and Latin, light marginal browning at beginings and ends, small oval gilt-stamped book-label of Ambroise Firmin Didot and with old ink manuscript note by him on front free endpaper, handsome contemporary green morocco, gilt, spines gilt in compartments, g.e., inner gilt dentelles, spines a little faded, very slightly rubbed at edges, 8vo, Strasbourg, 1788.

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[Beyle (Marie-Henri)],

Lot 35: [Beyle (Marie-Henri)], "Stendhal". - Promenades

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Description: [Beyle (Marie-Henri)], "Stendhal". - Promenades dans Rome, 2 vol., first edition, 2 engraved frontispieces, 2 folding engraved plans, errata f., lacking half-titles, some offsetting and foxing, contemporary calf, gilt, spines with gilt monograms of Marquess of Downshire and double green morocco labels, vol.2 lower joint splitting, rubbed, [Carteret p.332], Paris, Delaunay, 1829; Rome, Naples et Florence, en 1817, half-title, endpapers foxed, occasional spotting, contemporary green straight-grain morocco, spine gilt, [Carteret p.346], Paris & London, Delaunay and Colburn, 1817, 2 scarce works, 8vo (3)

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Lot 36: Stewart (Dugald) - Philosophie des Facultés

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Description: Stewart (Dugald) - Philosophie des Facultés Actives et Morales de l'Homme, 2 volo., first edition in French, half-titles, occasional spotting, prize bookplates from Collège Royal de Nantes, contemporary mottled calf, gilt, green morocco spine labels, slightly rubbed, 8vo, Paris, A. Johanneau , 1834.

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Süe (Eugene) - Les Mystéres de Paris, 4 vol., new

Lot 37: Süe (Eugene) - Les Mystéres de Paris, 4 vol., new

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Description: Süe (Eugene) - Les Mystéres de Paris, 4 vol., new edition , A.L.s. from the author pasted to title of vol.1 , engraved plates and illustrations througout, occasional foxing, bookplates to front pastedown and front free endpaper of each vol., contemporary half morocco, spine elaborately gilt, red morocco labely to spine, creases and extremities faded, rubbed, small 4to, Paris , 1843.

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Lot 38: Ferrus (Guillaume Marie André) - Des Prisonniers,

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Description: Ferrus (Guillaume Marie André) - Des Prisonniers, de l'Emprisonement et des Prisons, presentation inscription from the author on fly-leaf, foxing, contemporary calf, gilt rules, rubbed, ends of spine worn , 1850 § [Maistre (Joseph, Comte de )] Du Pape, 2 vol., name on titles, original marbled wrappers, rubbed and creased, Lyons & Paris , 1819 § Morogues (Pierre Marie Sebastien Bigot, Baron de ) Du Paupérisme, de la Mendicité, et des Moyens d'en Prévenir les Funestes Effets, first signature all but loose, original wrappers, paper spine label, rubbed & browned, spine defective , 1834 § Aylies (Séverin) Du Système Pénitentaire et de ses Conditions Fondamentales, original printed wrappers , 1837, first editions , half-titles, Paris ; and 2 others, 8vo (7)

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Lot 39: Retana (Wenceslao Emilio) - Archivo del bibliófilo

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Description: Retana (Wenceslao Emilio) - Archivo del bibliófilo filipino, 5 vol., original printed wrappers bound in, occasional light browning, a couple of short tears, half sheep, uncut, 8vo, Madrid, 1895-1905.⁂ A collection of reprints of the rare primary literature on the history of the Philippines from the sixteenth-century onwards. A bibliography of the Philippine by the editor is included at the end of each volume.

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Lot 40: Bergson (Henri) - L'Évolution Créatrice, first

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Description: Bergson (Henri) - L'Évolution Créatrice, first edition, signed presentation copy from author, 32pp. advertisments at end, first few ff. little frayed or creased, lower corners restored to half-title and title, modern calf-backed boards, 8vo, Paris, 1907.⁂ 'à Monsieur Jean Baruzi bien cordialement H. Bergson'. Jean Bauzi (1881-1953), philosopher and theologian.

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Pope John Paul II.- Acrocco (E.F.) and others. -

Lot 41: Pope John Paul II.- Acrocco (E.F.) and others. -

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Description: Pope John Paul II.- Acrocco (E.F.) and others. - Il Papa Dell'uomo Nuovo, edited by Emilio Cavaterra, one of 999 copies, 14 plates after paintings by Georg Hieronymi, contemporary red morocco, gilt, polished brass covers in bas-relief, in burgundy silk covered slip-case, folio, Rome, 1979.⁂ Provenance: From the estate of Princes (Shahdokht) Shams ul-Mulk Pahlavi, the elder sister of Mohammed Riza Pahlavi, the last Shah of Iran.

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Guicciardini (Francesco) - The

Lot 42: Guicciardini (Francesco) - The

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Description: Guicciardini (Francesco) - The Historie...containing the Warres of Italie and other Partes, translated by Geffray Fenton, second Fenton edition, title with large woodcut printer's device, woodcut decorative initals and head-pieces, with initial blank, but lacking the final, small burnhole to G5&6, H1-4 and 3G5&6, with loss of several letters on each f. of first two sigs. and the odd letter in case of the third, a few water-stains and spots, engraved armorial bookplate 'Littlecote', 17th century mottled calf, gilt spine in compartments and with a 19th century black straight-grain morocco label, foot of spine and lower cover with repairs in a lighter colour leather, 2 corners worn, rubbed, [STC 12459], folio, Richard Field, 1599.

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The First Part of the Life and Raigne of King

Lot 43: The First Part of the Life and Raigne of King

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Description: The First Part of the Life and Raigne of King Henrie the IIII (Sir John) The First Part of the Life and Raigne of King Henrie the IIII. , title with square of woodcut fleurons, woodcut decorative initials, with final blank, small smudge at foot of title, a few spots, [STC 12997a], By Iohn Wolfe [i.e. M. Parsons], and and [sic] are to be solde at his shop in Popes head Alley, neere to the Exchange, 1599 [i.e ?1638] bound with Hayward (Sir John) The Life and Raigne of King Edward the Sixt, fine engraved pictorial title and portrait of the author, verso of final f. with woodcut printer's device and head-piece, [STC 12998], printed [by Eliot’s Court Press, and J. Lichfield at Oxford?] for Iohn Partridge, 1630, together 2 works in 1 vol., contemporary calf, head of spine chipped, rubbed, small 4to

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Lot 44: Hooker (Richard) - Of the Lawes of Ecclesiastical

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Description: Hooker (Richard) - Of the Lawes of Ecclesiastical Politie, engraved arrchitectural title and divisional titles, woodcut decorative initials and head-pieces, title frayed at edges, 17th century ownership inscription 'Charles Mordaunt' to head of A2, some water-staining, mostly to margins, modern calf-backed boards, [STC 13717] , folio, by William Stansbye, [1622]; and copy of James Ussher, Britannicarum ecclesiarum antiquitates, 1687, folio (2)

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Lot 45: [Camden (William)] - The Historie of the the Life

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Description: [Camden (William)] - The Historie of the the Life and Death of Mary Stuart Queen of Scotland, engraved portrait frontispiece, title within ornate architectural border, woodcut initials and head-pieces, water-stained, contemporary calf, [STC 24509a], 4to, Printed by Iohn Haviland for Richard Whitaker, and are to be sold at the signe of the Kings head in Pauls Church-yard, 1624.

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B[ernard] R[ichard] - The Isle of Man: or, the

Lot 46: B[ernard] R[ichard] - The Isle of Man: or, the

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Description: B[ernard] R[ichard] - The Isle of Man: or, the Legall Proceding in Man-shire against Sinne, third edition, title with 2 small light stains, a few spots elsewhere, modern morocco, spine gilt, [STC 1946.7], 12mo, Printed for Edw. Blackmore, at the great south doore of Pauls, 1627.⁂ Rare, as are most 17th century editions of this work. ESTC lists only two copies (BL and Bodleian). This, Bernard's allegorical trial of sin, has been said by some to have influenced the writings of John Bunyan, particularly his trial scene in The Holy War . During his tenure in the parish of Worksop Bernard associated with John Robinson, an organiser of the Mayflower voyage.

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The Historie of the World in Five Bookes, initial

Lot 47: The Historie of the World in Five Bookes, initial

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Description: The Historie of the World in Five Bookes, initial 'The Minde of the Front' f (Sir Walter) The Historie of the World in Five Bookes, initial 'The Minde of the Front' f., engraved additional pictorial title and printed title with portrait (?all from another copy. Although the 1628 edition does normally include a pictorial title dated 1614), 6 double-page maps and 2 battle plans, woodcut genealogical tables, 2N4 tear, just within text, but with no loss, occasional spotting, lightly browned, contemporary calf, spine in compartments and with later red morocco label, spine repaired, rubbed and scuffed, [STC 20640], folio, [[by Humphrey Lownes] for H. Lownes, G. Lathum, and R. Young], [1628].

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Scripta in Naturali et Universali Philosophia (Sir

Lot 48: Scripta in Naturali et Universali Philosophia (Sir

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Description: Scripta in Naturali et Universali Philosophia (Sir Francis) Scripta in Naturali et Universali Philosophia, engraved additional pictorial title, folding table, occasional spotting, later panelled calf, red morocco label to spine, upper joint starting, but holidng firm, corners worn, rubbed, [Gibson 223; Willems 1157], Amsterdam, apud Ludovicum Elzevirium, 1653; and 2 others by the same, including Baconiana, 1679, v.s. (3)

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Lot 49: The essayes or counsels, ciuill and morall, second

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Description: The essayes or counsels, ciuill and morall, second edition (Sir Francis) The essayes or counsels, ciuill and morall, second edition, ink stamp to foot of title, worm trace to lower margins of a few ff., the odd f. with some marginal fraying, some spotting and light browning, 20th century half red crushed morocco, spine gilt, rubbed, [Gibson 82; STC 1165], 4to, for William Washington, 1629.

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Lot 50: The Essayes or, Counsels, Civill and Morall (Sir

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Description: The Essayes or, Counsels, Civill and Morall (Sir Francis) The Essayes or, Counsels, Civill and Morall, title within woodcut typographic border, woodcut decorative initials, lacking initial and final blank, later speckled calf, bookplate and note of K.F. Plesner (book received from Bent Juel-Jensen), lightly browned, gilt spine in compartments and with red morocco label, upper cover detached, head of spine chipped, spine and corners repaired, [Gibson 17; STC 1151], by John Beale, 1639; The Essays or Counsels, Civil & Moral, trimmed at head, occasionally affecting head-line, washed, new endpapers, modern mottled calf, [Gibson 23a; Wing B287A], T.N. for John Martyn, 1673; and 2 others, defective Bacon, v.s. (4)

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