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August 2013

Polychronicon!

Three sets of the same bifolia from binding waste. 351G  Higden, Ranulphus.      d. 1364     Polycronycon   Southwerke: P. Treueris at ye expences of J. Reynes, 1527.   Folio,   Third edition. In this edition, which is a literal reprint of the... Continue Reading →

NEVV ENGLANDS PROSPECT 1635

A few months ago ( may 1, http://wp.me/p3kzOR-F2) I wrote a post about the New Englands Prospect. A true, lively, and experimentall description of that part of America commonly called New England the 1764 edition. Today I have the great pleasure... Continue Reading →

20 Amazing Facts about the History of the Book

20 Amazing Facts about the History of the Book.

155G Book of Hours in Dutch

This morning I have taken a short break from 349G and decided to post a very interesting and early Dutch Book of Hours from my stock.  The provenance and the completeness of this book make it quite desirable.  This book... Continue Reading →

349G Book of Hours. part II

This post is a continuation of yesterdays, I'm making our way through this wonderful book of Hours, first I'll identify and ramble on about the miniatures, I will be adding to the blog daily as I have time. Because of... Continue Reading →

Books of Hours: Contents

This is a very informative and useful introduction to BoH's . Thank you Derek Olsen

349G A Book of Hours

n.b. this is only part one, for the next few days I will try to get through the fifteen wonderful miniatures in this Book Of Hours. Like many Books of Hours, this current addition to my stock, begins with a... Continue Reading →

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