Finely Bound Example of Lexicon Latino-Belgicum Auctorum Classicorum
Lexicon Latino-Belgicum Auctorum Classicorum.
Scheller, Immanuel Johann Gerhard.
Item Number: 3017
Leiden: S. & J. Luchtmans, 1799.
Large quarto, bound in full contemporary leather, attractive gilt vignette to both the front and rear panel, gilt titles and tooling the spine. 1760 pp. Presents nicely.
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First edition of the “first English translation of the Pentateuch in America,” the 1845 Hebrew-English Bible by one of the most prominent and influential figures in American Jewish history. Octavo, 5 volumes. Translated by Isaac Leeser. Bound in contemporary polished calf, gilt titles and tooling to the spine, rebacked. Lightly rubbed, moderate wear. A very nice example of a scarce and important work.
Moriæ Encomium: or, a Panegyrick Upon Folly. Written in Latin by Desiderius Erasmus [Erasmus’ Praise of Folly].
London: Printed and Sold by J. Woodward, in Threadneedle Street, 1709.
Rare 1709 edition in English of Dutch Renaissance theologian Erasmus’ classic satire which influenced the beginnings of the Protestant Reformation. Octavo, bound in full period calf, gilt title to the spine, red spine label, raised bands, engraved frontispiece portrait and full page engravings by one of the greatest portraitists of the 16th century, Hans Holbein the Younger. In very good condition. Rare and desirable.
"You have been the last dream of my soul": First Edition, First Issue of Charles Dickens' A Tale Of Two Cities
London: Chapman and Hall, 1860.
First edition, first issue of one of Dickens’ most enduring work, with p. 213 misnumbered “113,” the signature mark “b” at the foot of the plate list, and the misspelling “affetcionately” on line 12, p. 134. Octavo, bound in three quarters contemporary calf over marbled boards, gilt titles and tooling to the spine, marbled endpapers. Sixteen plates after H.K. Browne including frontispiece and title vignette. In near fine condition with light rubbing and wear, bookplate. An exceptional example of this Dickens classic.
"A source of spiritual inspiration for most Englishmen second only to the Bible": 1828 Edition of the Book of Common Prayer
Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1828.
Nineteenth century Book of Common Prayer. Octavo, bound in contemporary red morocco, engraved throughout, including portraits, illustrations, page borders, with volvelle on the Circular Table, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt. In very good condition, rebacked.