A discussion of interesting books from my current stock at


May 2016

Glasgow Incunabula Project update (24/3/16)

Bartholomaeus Anglicus!

Incunabula! 1476-1495

"Incunabula is the plural of the Latin word incunabulum, a cradle. Evolving from its original meaning, incunabulum came to mean "place of birth" or "beginning." In the world of books, the word incunabula refers to books that were printed using... Continue Reading →

St. Bonaventure

I find St Bonaventure still offers me inspiration and peace.

Early books by English Catholics.

    716G John Fisher 1469-1535 Defesio Regie asser=tionis cotra Babylonica captiuitate, per Reuerendum patre & D.D. Joha- nem Roffensem Episcopu. In qua re- spondet pro illustrissimo, eodeq[ue] doctissimo Anglor[um] Rege Henrico .viij. fidei defensore, ad maledicen- tissi-mum Martini Lutheri... Continue Reading →

Driving Around Looking! (for early Books) AAAWT

When I NEED to get away from my Desk, Computer, Reading Chair... I often go for a drive, I like to look at old stuff, antiques, books, buildings,paintings... And one of my favorite places to drive to is Antique Associates at... Continue Reading →

Twenty Two early books represented in fewer than 5 copies in the United States

VERY RARE, O (no other copies Listed in the US)  813G Jadertinus, Octavius.; Poletus, Andreas; Iadertinus, Octavius Iadertino, Octavio, O.F.M.(1646-1715) Prolegomenon biblicae sapientiae et scoticae disciplinae : In quo cum doctoris subtilis theologorum principis prohemialibus contexta paraenesi ad sacras scripturas... Continue Reading →

Five Tracts from the (pre)Counter-Reformation 1525

817G Latomus, Iacobus, 1479-1544. De confessione secreta. sold 817G Latomus, Iacobus, 1479-1544. De quaestionum generibus.sold 817G Latomus, Iacobus, 1479-1544. De ecclesia et humnae legis obligatione. sold 818G Cochlaeus, Johannes, 1479-1552. Pia exhortatio Romae ad Germaniam. sold          ... Continue Reading →

Henry Hawkins, Jesuit priest and author (1577 – 1646)

Henry Hawkins, Jesuit priest and author (1577 – 1646)

Henry Hawkins, the Jesuit priest and author, is probably the best-known of the children of Sir Thomas Hawkins of Boughton-under-Blean. The Boughton parish register for the year 1577 includes the fo… Source: Henry Hawkins, Jesuit priest and author (1577 - 1646)

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