Catalogue of the Choicer Portion of the Magnificent Library Formed by M. Guglielmo Libri Which Will Be Sold by Auction by Messrs. S. Leigh Sotheby & John Wilkinson on Monday, 1st of August, 1859

Catalogue of the Choicer Portion of the Magnificent Library Formed by M. Guglielmo Libri Which Will Be Sold by Auction by Messrs. S. Leigh Sotheby & John Wilkinson on Monday, 1st of August, 1859

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1859 edition. Excerpt: ...died previous to the publication, which took place under the auspices of Leo X. The volume, which contains Prayers for the Laity according to the Jacobite Rites of Alexandria, is divided into nine parts, each division having its first page encircled by an elegant woodcut border composed of birds, insects, and flowers. It is beautifully printed in red and black, with 12 lines to a page. The copies are so excessively rare, that Tychsen's, called by himself Librorum Phcenix, was considered Unique, and is hitherto the only other known. (See the Catalogue Sacy.)-A _ 1352 (koops) Historical Account of Substances which have been used to flilyt/rl!. describe Events and to convey Ideas from the earliest Date to the Invention of Paper Printed on Paper manufactured from Straw royal 8vo. London, T. Burton, 1800 2, 1353 Khaus (Jean Ulrich) Labyrinte de Versailles, plan and 40 Engravings by this eminent Artist 4to. (Augsbourg, s. d.) The Fables illustrating the Fountains are in French and German. fe 1354 L. (E. D.) L'Ami des Mceurs, Poemes et Epitres, 8vo. Philadelphie (Paris), 1788 Fine copy (the Dedication) in olive morocco, borders of gold, silk linings, gilt edges, by De Rome le Jeune, whose ticket is on the fly-leaf. It has the arms of Lambert, Comptroller-General of Finances, stamped in gold on each side of the cover. The Author was Rcgnault de Lagrelay. / 1355 La Bruyebe (Jean de) Les Caracteres de Theophraste, traduits du jicrffaAy&% Grec, avec les Caracteres ou les Mceurs de ce Siccle ' REPRINT OF THE FIRST AND EXTBEMELT BARE EDITION, in the same year as it appeared, beautiful copy in red morocco extra, gilt edges, by Capi l2mo. Paris, E. Michallet, 1688 Brunet, who was unable to quote the sale of any copy of the first edition by auction, ...show more

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  • Paperback | 226 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 12mm | 413g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236552822
  • 9781236552822