A discussion of interesting books from my current stock at


July 2018

Cyril Edwards (Interview)

via Cyril Edwards (Interview). Avery important book which has evaded too many English speakers

The “Praeparitio” is a gigantic feat of erudition

an extended description!

Fascicule XII July MMXIII (500 year old books)

Fascicule XII July MMXIII To download a copy of this fascicule click below. A down loadable printable copy of fascicule XII OR Microsoft Word - F-XII∞.docx 1) 832g  manuscript breviary                       ... Continue Reading →

Das Narrenschiff / Ship of fools

Das Narrenschiff

The ship of fools is an allegory, originating from Book VI of Plato's Republic, about a ship with a dysfunctional crew: Plato. "VI". Republic. Translated by Jowett, Benjamin. Imagine then a fleet or a ship in which there is a... Continue Reading →


174J   Niocola de Orbellis  (ca 1400-1475) Eximii doctoris magistri Nicholai de orbellis super sentencias compendium per utile, elegantiora doctoris subtilis dicta summatim complectens. Rouen : Martin Morin, for Jean Alexandre, 1497   [about 1500]          $13,000 Octavo, 61/2 x 4 inches Signatures:... Continue Reading →

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