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May 2017

I’m an archivist with a wandering eye…

Rare Book Highlights: the oldest book

Source: Rare Book Highlights: the oldest book

A Tale of Types: William Caxton in Worcester Cathedral Library

Incunable fragments

On 15th-Century Books; or, How I Learned to Pronounce “Incunabula”

Source: On 15th-Century Books; or, How I Learned to Pronounce "Incunabula"

“The Devil constantly roams the earth seeking someone to devour.”

Bernardinus deBusti, (1540-1513) Incipit Rosarium sermonum predicabilium per quadragesima[m] & totu[m] anni circulum: editum per vite venerabilis religiosum fratre[s] Bernardinu[m] de Busti ordinis sancti Francisci de obseruantia predicatore[m] doctissimu[m]. Pars prima Rosariu[m] (additions by Illuminatus Novariensis and Samuel Cassinensis) Venice... Continue Reading →

The London International Book Fair June THURSDAY 1ST FRIDAY 2ND SATURDAY 3RD

Olympia London Hammersmith Road London W14 8UX  James Gray Booksellers LLC 46 Hobbs Road Princeton Ma jamesgray2@me.com All books subject to prior sales. Prices in Pounds Sterling Credit cards encouraged    Here is a list of some of the books which I will be offering for sale.                         The First English […]

The London International Book Fair June THURSDAY 1ST FRIDAY 2ND SATURDAY 3RD

Olympia London Hammersmith Road London W14 8UX  James Gray Booksellers LLC 46 Hobbs Road Princeton Ma jamesgray2@me.com All books subject to prior sales. Prices in Pounds Sterling Credit cards encouraged    Here is a list of some of the books which... Continue Reading →

Seven books in english which are barely represented in North American Libraries!

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 F.G. Editio duodecima emendata. Together with Examples of the five declensions of nouns; with the […]

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