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EARLY FOLIO APPOSITE LEAVES, DUTCH LANGUAGE, HISTORIATED INITIAL.

By: Unknown

Price: $187.95

Publisher: Unknown,


16th Century; Probably some time in the earlier 1500's. Two adjoining leaves in Dutch language discussing England [Britannien]. Large 19.5 x 23" on quite heavy laid paper. Historiated floral patterned initial W. A history in black printing. Notes that the Saxon yeomen are nasty folk. View more info

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INCUNABLE LEAF FROM HARTMANN SCHEDEL'S "WELTCHRONIK," AN EDITION OF THE NUREMBERG CHRONICLE

By: Schedel, Hartman

Price: $281.95

Publisher: Anton Koberger, 1497


Incunable; 15th Century; B&W Illustrations; 4to 11" - 13" tall; Leaf from Hartmann Schedel's "Weltchronik," an edition of the Nuremberg Chronicle at reduced size (leaf 10 1/2" x 8") , with woodcuts copied from those of Koberger. [C. 1497. ] Headline: "Sexta etas mundi." page number "Clxxiiii" on verso. Dampstaining. 10 woodcuts. Artists were associated with Albrecht Durrer and the printer, Koberger, was Durer's grandfather. It cov... View more info

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THREE LEAVES INCLUDING 1 COPPER-ENGRAVED PLATE FROM THE 1698 PRINTING OF VIRGIL'S AENEID {LBC}

By: Virgil (translated by John Dryden)

Price: $84.55

Publisher: For Jacob Tonson, 1698

Edition: Second Edition


Folio 13" - 23" tal; Three excerpted leaves including 1 copper-engraved plate from the 1698 printing of Virgil's Aeneid. 8.5 x 14". English language text. Pp333-6, lines 525 [Scylla and Charibdis sink a ship]-655 [Troy]. Copper plate is titled, "To Edward Brown Dr. In Physick". Wing V617 View more info

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THREE LEAVES INCLUDING 1 COPPER-ENGRAVED PLATE FROM THE 1698 PRINTING OF VIRGIL'S AENEID {LBC}

By: Virgil (translated by John Dryden)

Price: $84.55

Publisher: For Jacob Tonson, 1698

Edition: Second Edition


Folio 13" - 23" tal; Three excerpted leaves including 1 copper-engraved plate from the 1698 printing of Virgil's Aeneid. 8.5 x 14". English language text. Pp345-348, lines 930 to [The Argument] 80. Copper plate is titled, "To y Right HOn ble John Earle of Exeter Baron Caecill of Burleigh & co." depicts two women in what is apparently a royal bedroom. Wing V617 View more info

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WOODCUT LEAF FROM 1532 LIVY LARGE ILLUSTRATION ON BOTH SIDES

By: Titus Livius (59 Bc – Ad 17)

Price: $140.95

Publisher: Florentiae, Bernardi,, 1532


16th Century; B&W Illustrations; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 2 pages; T. Livii Patavini historiarum ab urbe condita decadis quintae libri, Bernardi, 1532. Mounted leaf with large woodcut. Back side is text only. View more info