Today I have chosen to write about the books which I have multiple copies of, Often I find Libraries which multiple copies of very rare books and I think 'wow I'd like to compare them' so today going through my... Continue Reading →
All of the books in today's blog are represented in fewer than 6 libraries in North America. 700G F.G. = Gregory, Francis . 1625?-1707 Oνομασικὸν βραχύ (Onomastikon brachy) sive. Nomenclatura brevis Anglo-Latino-Græca. In usum scholæ Westmonasteriensis. Per... Continue Reading →
In this very very rare book ( i could locate only one copy in north america) the Jesuit Paul Zehentner examines and investigates the role of bad conscience throughout the history of the world. Included is a six page section on... Continue Reading →
Orinda!!! Katherine Philips: Her Letters & Her Poems.
In my next montly catalogue Fascicule no VI I will be Listing there Editions of Orinda’s Poems
The Unauthorized very rare edition of 1664 (#717G)
The first Authorized edition of 1667
And the fourth edition of 1678!
It is not usual to find a printed book which gives us such a vivid depiction of the literary world for 17th century women, this is a great book and I am constantly amazed by it.
Please enjoy reading about it.
Letters from Orinda to Poliarchus
London: printed by W.B. for Bernard Lintott, 1705 $5,500
Octavo,6.75 X 3.75 inches. First edition A-R8 Bound in original calf totally un-restored a very nice original condition copy with only some browning, spotting and damp staining, It is a very good copy.
It is housed in a custom Box.
This is a collection of 48…
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