Histoire Du Concile De Trente, écrite en italienne par Fra-Paolo Sarpi, de l’Ordre des Servites; et trauit de nouveau en français, avces des notes critiques, historiques et theologiques, par Pierre-François Le Courayer.
Sarpi, Fra-Paolo; Courayer, Pierre-François Le.$350.00
Item Number: 2055
Amsterdam: J. Wetstein et G. Smith, 1751.
Two volumes, original leather, gilt tooling to the spine. In good condition. Text in French.
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Silver Gelatin Print of Nelson Mandela, Dr. Moroka, and Yusuf Dadoo during the Defiance Campaign Trial of 1952. Signed by both Mandela on the image and the photographer, Jurgen Schadeberg (signed and stamped on the verso by Schadeberg and also signed on the front). Matted and framed. The entire piece measures 18.5 inches by 19 inches.
“Even a dog distinguishes between being stumbled over and being kicked": First Edition of Oliver Wendell Holmes' The Common Law, Among the Greatest of American Legal Works
Boston: Little Brown and Company, 1881.
First edition of this landmark work in American law. Octavo, original cloth. In very good condition with the spine gilt quite fresh and bright. With the University Press: John Wilson and Son on the copyright page. Housed in a custom half morocco clamshell box.
New York: Orbis, 1999.
First edition. Octavo. Fine in wrappers. Warmly inscribed by Maguire as follows, “To ______ Peace to you. Love Mairead Corrigan Maguire.” Also inscribed to the same recipient by Nobel Laureate Desmond Tutu; who contributed the foreword. Also laid in is a pamphlet inscribed by Maguire, “A Letter to My Son Luke.” Uncommon especially signed by both these Nobel Peace Prize winners.
London: George Routledge and Sons, 1891.
Octavo, 5 volumes. Three quarters leather over marbled boards, gilt titles and tooling to the spine, raised bands. Frontispiece of Samuel Johnson in each volume, finely illustrated by Joshua Reynolds. Top edge gilt. In very good condition. An attractively bound set.
New York: The Viking Press, 1964.
First edition. Thin quarto, original cloth, pictorial endpapers. Signed by Henry Miller on the title page. Fine in a near fine dust jacket with a closed tear to the front panel. Drawings by Anne Poor.
Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1988.
First edition. Octavo, original half cloth. Warmly inscribed by the author in the year of publication, “For Barry Zorthian well loved friend and the best journalist I ever knew. John Kenneth Galbraith.” The recipient was a U.S. government spokesman and American diplomat during the Vietnam War.