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November 2019

Werner Rolewinck 1485

With a reference to the invention of printing (in 1454) on the verso of Folio 64. 359J  Werner Rolewinck    1425-1502 Fasciculus temporu[m] omnes antiquo[rum] chronicas strictim complectens felici numine incipit. Prologus. Venice : Erhard Ratdolt, 8 Sept. 1485              $16,000 Folio (275... Continue Reading →

Gaelic Printing [cló Gaelach ] an interesting development : Parrthas an Anama 1645

In 1641 The Irish friars of Louvain acquired a new printing press , and an Irish translation of the Rule of the Third Order of St Francis was the first work printed on it. In 1645 Antoin Gearnoin published Parrthas an Anama... Continue Reading →

R. D. Laing in the USA, 1972—and His Message to the Smartphone-Obsessed 21st Century

via R. D. Laing in the USA, 1972—and His Message to the Smartphone-Obsessed 21st Century

At the 2019 Boston ABAA Book show Next week: The 1611 King James “The Great He Bible.”

Fewer than 200 original printings of the 1611 are known to exist (and out of that number, fewer than 50 are complete “He” variants. Please Visit me at the NOVEMBER 15TH, 2019 - NOVEMBER 17TH, 2019 Hynes Convention Center Booth... Continue Reading →

The Boston International Antiquarian Book SHOW

Please Visit me at the NOVEMBER 15TH, 2019 - NOVEMBER 17TH, 2019 Hynes Convention Center Booth 220 I have prepared Two catalogues especially for this Years shows! They can be viewed below! The Boston Book Fair is the annual fall... Continue Reading →

Today’s books just catalogued.

346J J.B. Gent. The young lovers guide,  or, The unsuccessful amours of Philabius, a country lover; set forth in several kind epistles, writ by him to his beautious-unkind mistress. Teaching lover s how to comport themselves with resignation in their love-disasters.... Continue Reading →

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