I find it hard to pin down who Rochester was, maybe it is because he revealed of much contradictory emotion in his verse, or maybe it is his reputation of which so much is written about displays the uneasy relation... Continue Reading →
After the last linked post, I decided to to put this one on, it is a venerable and useable copy which would be a great place to start your Law book collection! 179g Lancelotti, Giovanni Paolo. 1511-1591 Corpus juris canonici emendatum et notis... Continue Reading →
An Introduction to the Corpus Iuris Civilis.
Every once in a while, I buy and sell a book printed after 1700. This Templar Chronicle is one of them. This book gives not just a chronology but also exact copies of the Papal Bulls, and ordinances of the... Continue Reading →
It is my experience that is is not often that the printer's device matches the subject of the book, but in this case Opornius' device is fitting and optimistic for a History of the Fourth Crusade from the Byzatine perspective.... Continue Reading →
Modeling History: Making a Stiff-Board Parchment Binding with a Slotted Spine.
Much More fun than Norton's Anthology or even The Oxford companion, Winstanley, gives us snips of biography , literate criticism and examples of long 'lost' poems. This book is the first , I know of, attempting to create a literary... Continue Reading →