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November 2016

An attack on tyrannicide while at the same time defending the Jesuit Order

855G Thomas Pelletier active 1598-1628. De l'inuiolable et sacrée personne des rois :contre tous assassins et parricides qui ozent attenter sur leurs Majestez. Paris : François Huby 1610           SOLD Octavo 6 x 4 inches A-Q8 First... Continue Reading →

The School Of Recreation

Being a person of divers interests, it is not all that often that I (or even you gentle reader) find an early modern book which discusses more than a few of them, but alas today I have a book to... Continue Reading →

The School Of Recreation

Being a person of divers interests, it is not all that often that I (or even you gentle reader) find an early modern book which discusses more than a few of them, but alas today I have a book to... Continue Reading →

Le journal des savants 1681-1699

Journal Des Sçavans  : The First Scientific Journal   After a bit of incubation on the shelf, I have decided to work my way through these Fourteen Volumes.  I am offering this set  for        … Source: Le... Continue Reading →

New Voyages to North-America. Containing an Account of the Several Nations of that Vast Continent

877G Louis Armand, Baron de Lahontan (9 June 1666 – prior to 1716) New voyages to North-America. Containing An Account of the several Nations of that vast Continent; their Customs, Commerce, and Way of Navigation upon the Lakes and Rivers;... Continue Reading →

Willis and the famous copper engraving of the base of the brain

Clarissimi viri Thomaeillis … De anima brutorum, quae hominis vitalis ac sensitiva est, exercitationes duae : quarum prior philosophica, ejusdem naturam, partes, potentia, & affectiones t… Source: Willis and the famous copper engraving of the base of the brain

Illuminating Incunabula: report of a two-day workshop with Falk Eisermann

Bloggers of the World Unite: Rare Book Bloggers and the Links They Build

The First Printed Illustration of a Dinosaur Fossil

Plot, Robert (1640-1696) The Natural History of Oxford-shire, Being an Essay toward the Natural History of England. By Robert Plot, LL.D. Oxford: And are to be had there: And in London at Mr. S. Millers, at the Star near the... Continue Reading →

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