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Tetraevangelion (The Four Gospels) in Armenian. Manuscript on polished paper. Written and illuminated by Izit the Monk in the Monastery of Narek, South of Lake Van. - [EARLY 15TH CENTURY ILLUMINATED ARMENIAN MANUSCRIPT] by ARMENIAN TETRAEVANGELION MANUSCRIPT

1405. Monastery of Narek (Modern day southern part of Lake Van, Turkey), 1405. 4to. Binding measuring 180 mm x 145 mm. Strictly contemporary full calf binding over wooden boards. Extraordinarily, this manuscript has been preserved in its first binding,…

From Herman H. J. Lynge & Son


Doctrina, vita et passio Jesu Christie... Lere, Leben, unnd Sterben Jesu Christi. Inhalt des ganzen Newen Testaments künstlich fürgebildet.

Francfort, Christian Egenolff, 1537. Small 4to of (39) ll. and one final blank, A-K4 (last blank) ; brown morocco, covers decorated with cold and gilded fillets, spine ribbed decorated, gilded edges (F.Bedford). 135 x 144 mm. First edition of this masterp…



Opera Novissima Accurate Revisa by Pic de la Mirandole

First Strasbourg edition, very complete and revised, presenting the complete works of Pico della Mirandola, condemned by the Pope as a heretic in 1487. Muller, II, no. 24; Adams, P-1130; Schmidt, Prüss, no. 43; BM STC German, 695; VD16: P2578; Einbanddat…

From Librairie Amelie Sourget


Der sogenannte Große oder Dresdner Katechismus s by Unbekannt

Der sogenannte große oder Dresdner KatechismusWeltweit gibt es nur noch etwa drei weitere Exemplare in Staatsbibliotheken eines davon befindet sich in der Valparaiso University, Indiana, zum Gebrauch in der Bibliothek bestimmt. Dieses Buch kann dort nich…

From Naduah


Opera. Tomus primus: Qui continet De Dignitate & Augmentis Scientiarum. Libros IX [i.e.: De Augmentis Scientiarum]. (All). - [A NEW FOUNDATION FOR SCIENCE]

1623. London, Joannis Haviland, 1623 [later altered in manuscript to 1624]. Small folio. Bound in a lovely early 19th century full vellum binding with gilt borders to boards and gilt ornamentations and gilt title-label to spine.Lower front hinge cracke…

From Herman H. J. Lynge & Son


Heures de nostre dame a l'usage de Paris by BOOK OF HOURS

Sixteenth-Century Book of Hours Printed on Vellum, with Forty-Nine Large and Thirty Smaller Hand-Painted Miniatures [BOOK OF HOURS, In Latin and French, Use of Paris]. [Heures de nostre dame a l'usage de Paris... Paris: Par Jacques Kerver, 1561]. P…

From Heritage Book Shop, LLC


Biblia, Det er den gantske Hellige Scrifft, vdsæt paa Danske by BIBLIA DANICA

Københaffn, Ludowich Dietz,1550Folio. A bit later full vellum binding with title in contemporary to spine. 552 leaves, including the two blanks. With all the half-titles (rarely seen). 25 leaves in front and back with repairs. Several smaller repairs and…

From Grupo Editorial Rosa Maria Porrua


Litterae Societatis Iesu e regno sinarum Annorum MDCX & XI...

Augsburg, Christoph Mangius, 1615. - [Bound with] : Rei Christianae apudiaponios commentaries Ex litteris annuis Societatis Iesu annorum 1609, 1610, 1611, 1612… Augsburg, Christoph Mangius, 1615. 12mo [155 x 94 mm] of: I/ (4) ll., 294 pp., (1) bl.l., 1 …



B.d.S. opera posthuma

Amsterdam: Jan Rieuwertsz, 1677. Very Good. Quarto (21 cm); [40], 614, [34], 112, [8] pages. Woodcut device on title page; tail-pieces; initials. Woodcut diagrams and illustrations in text. Text mostly in Latin, some translated from Dutch, and some…

From Rodger Friedman Rare Book Studio


Manipulus curatorum.

8vo. 19th- century ½-vellum. Venice: (Damianus de Mediolano, de Gorgonzola) 16 Nov. 1493. (ISTC No.: ig00602500; H 8207; GW 11804). Guido de Monte Rochen's Manipulus curatorum is considered the most important of the medieval pastoral manuals. (It was no…

From George Robert Minkoff, Inc.


Renati des Cartes Principiorum Philosophiae Pars I, & II, More Geometrico demonstratae. Accesserunt Cogitata Metaphysica, In quibus difficiliores, quaetam in parte Metaphysices generali, quàm speciali occurrunt, quaestiones brevitur explicantur. - [REFORMATION OF THE NEW PHILOSOPHY]

1663. Amsterdam, Apud Johannem Riewerts, 1663. Small 4to. Orig. blank paper boards, most of backstrip lacking and wear to extremities, but tight. Woodcut illustr. to title-page and several woodcut mathematical and physical illustrations throughout. Ann…

From Herman H. J. Lynge & Son


Opera, Quaecumque Hactenus vel in lucem prodierunt, vel inueniri potuerunt omnia

Text chiefly in Latin (with some words in Greek and Hebrew). Illustrated with woodcut medallion portrait of Agrippa on verso of both title pages and numerous woodcuts and diagrams in text. Thick 8vo. Bound in ½-blind-stamped pigskin (late 16th- or early …

From George Robert Minkoff, Inc.


Reflections on the Revolution in France, and on the Proceedings in Certain Societies in London Relative to that Event. In a Letter Intended to Have Been Sent to a Gentleman in Paris. By the Right Honourable Edmund Burke by Burke, Edmund

London: Printed for J. Dodsley, in Pall-Mall, 1790. First edition. Octavo. Period-style half calf and marbled boards, red morocco spine label. Offsetting to endpapers from leather tips, title page browned and spotting to certain leaves. Todd identifies t…

From Respublica Books LLC


Mother by Mark Tully

A first edition, autographed by Mother Teresa written by Mark Tully, published by FormAsia, that includes a collection of b&w photos documenting the work of Mother Teresa. The rare photographs from private albums, libraries, and convents show Mother Teres…

From Gizmo Hutch



1934. Cambridge, Massachusetts, Harvard University Press, 1934. Original full red cloth with gilt line-borders to boards, original dust-jacket, somewhat worn, with a red label over the price and chips and nicks to extremities. Minor loss to corners of …

From Herman H. J. Lynge & Son


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