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Prima [-secunda] pars promptuarii iconum insigniorum a seculo hominum by ROUILLÉ, Guillaume (circa 1518-1589)

Lyons: printed for the author, 1553. From the Collection of Arthur & Charlotte Vershbow. Two parts in one volume, 4to (243 x 168 mm). First title-page illuminated in gold and colors incorporating the coat of arms of Philip II and Mary I (slightly ru...

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Plantae Selectae by TREW, Christoph Jakob (1695-1769) and Benedict Christian VOGEL (1745-1825)

[Nuremberg], 1773. From the Collection of Arthur & Charlotte Vershbow. 10 parts in one volume, folio (518 x 353 mm). 3 mezzotint portraits of Trew, G. D. Ehret and J. J. Haid, one engraved general title, heightened in red and gold, 100 hand-colored ...

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Le diverse et artificiose machine ... Nellequali si contengono varij et industriosi movimenti by RAMELLI, Agostino (circa 1531-after 20 August 1608)

Paris: The Author, 1588. From the Collection of Arthur & Charlotte Vershbow. Folio (375 x 252 mm). Text in French and Italian, in roman and italic types respectively. Engraved title within architectural frame, engraved portrait of the author on vers...

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New Kreüterbuch by FUCHS, Leonhard (1501-1566)

Basel: Michael Isengrin, 1543. From the Collection of Arthur & Charlotte Vershbow. Folio (377 x 242 mm). Woodcut printer's device on title, large Isengrin device on final recto, full-page woodcut portrait of Fuchs on title verso, 517 botanical woodcuts ...

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HORAE, use of Rome, in Latin. Horae in Laudem beatissimae virginis Mariae, ad usum Romanum

Paris: Regnault and Claude Chaudiére, 1549. From the Collection of Arthur & Charlotte Vershbow. 4to (230 x 158 mm). Collation: a-y8. 176 leaves. Roman types, printed in red and black. Ruled in red. Renaissance woodcut title-border of termini ...

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El Ingenioso Hidalgo Don Quixote de la Mancha. Nueva edicion corrigida por la Real Academia Espaola by CERVANTES SAAVEDRA, Miguel de

Madrid: Joaquín Ibarra, 1780. Bindings with some light wear at extremities, a few areas n sides peeled, some occasional pale foxing, but generally a very well-preserved set in a contemporary Spanish binding. 4 volumes, large 4to (301 x 223 mm). Four en...

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HORAE, use of Rome, in Latin. Horae in laudem beatissime virginis Marie: secundum consuetudinem ecclesie parisiensis

Paris: Simon Du Bois for Geoffroy Tory, 1527. From the Collection of Arthur & Charlotte Vershbow. 4to (196 x 139 mm). Collation: a-r8 s4. 140 leaves, bâtarde type, title printed in red and black, initials and headings printed in red throughout...

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Concordantiae bibliorum by CONRADUS DE HALBERSTADT [CONRADUS DE ALEMANIA (active 1342-1362)]

Strassburg: Johann Mentelin, 1474. Folio (410 x 292 mm). Gothic types, 3 columns, 66 lines. Collation: the following gatherings all have stamped signatures a: [a-i^10 k l^8 m^10]; stamped signatures b: [2a-d^10 e^8+1 f^10 g-l^10]; stamped signatures...

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Glossae ex illustrissimis auctoribus collectae by SALOMON (891-920), Bishop of Constance and Abbot of St. Gall, attributed to

[Augsburg: Monastery of SS. Ulrich and Afra, circa 1474]. From the Collection of Arthur & Charlotte Vershbow. Royal folio (402 x 268 mm). 287 leaves (of 288, lacking first blank). 55 lines, double-column. Roman type. 12-line woodcut white-vine capit...

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La Hypnerotomachia di Poliphilio by COLONNA, Francesco

Venice: Sons of Aldus Manutius, 1545. First thirteen leaves with lower outer corners renewed, most other leaves with smaller marginal conservation, occasionally touching or affecting a few letters. A very handsome copy, the cuts in fine condition. Folio...

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Vari Capricci by TIEPOLO, Giovanni Battista (1696-1770)

Venice, 1750. From the Collection of Arthur & Charlotte Vershbow. The complete set of ten etchings, plates 140 x 180 mm, sheets 235 x 305 mm, good to very good impressions, with wide margins (occasionally uneven), three plates with a capital R water...

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De generatione Christi, sive defensorium inviolatae castitatis B.V.M. by FRANCISCUS DE RETZA (circa 1343-1427), falsely attributed to

[Basel: Lienhart Ysenhut, circa 1490]. From the Collection of Arthur & Charlotte Vershbow. 4to (210 x 155 mm). 29 of 30 leaves (lacks first blank or title, see note above). 32 lines. Gothic types. 2 full-page woodcuts and 51 woodcuts in text (each c...

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Anfang, Ursprung und herkommen des Thurniers in Teutscher nation by RÜXNER, Georg (fl. 1530)

Simmern: Hieronymus Rodler, 1532. From the Collection of Arthur & Charlotte Vershbow. Folio (319 x 216 mm). 220 leaves. Gothic type. Title with large woodcut initial A and arms of Charles V on verso. One folding woodcut plate of a tournament (betwee...

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Dit es dleven ons liefs heeren Ihesu Cristi met addicien van schoonen moralen en geesteliken leeringhen en deuoten meditacien by LUDOLPHUS de Saxonia (d. 1377)

Antwerp: Henrick Eckert van Homberch, 1503. From the Collection of Arthur & Charlotte Vershbow. Small folio (254 x 184 mm). Collation: A8 a-f6 g4 h-z 8 8 A-Z Aa-Gg6. 336 leaves. 41 lines, double columns. Gothic types. Title in nine lines (the firs...

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The War Between the United States and Mexico illustrated, Embracing Pictorial Drawings of All the Principal Conflicts by Carl Nebel... With a Description of Each Battle by KENDALL, George

New York & Philadelphia: [Plon Brothers of Paris for] Appleton, 1851. A fine copy in a very handsome binding, the plates with some occasional soiling to the mounts, but unobtrusive and not affecting plates. Overall, very fresh and bright. Folio (542 x 4...

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