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June 2021

The first horticultural work written specifically for women and it would be a hundred years wait for another!

William Lawson fl. 1618. The Countrie Housewifes Garden, was the first horticultural work written specifically for women (there would not be another in English for a century). The 'sound, clear, natural wit' manifested in it was praised by John Beale... Continue Reading →

AN Early Book Class in one book!

Here is a bullet point list of the points of rare interests in this book.visible water marks on pastedownEarly manuscript waste materia;Ultra violet light reveals a lot on the pastedown of the front boardold german bookseller notes and othersThree early... Continue Reading →

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. FIRST EDITION OF THE AUTHORIZED VERSION Arguably the most important book ever published in English. KNOWN... Continue Reading →

Fascicule XXIV ENGLISH BOOKS

https://www.dropbox.com/s/qszddam85nm2268/1xP%E2%88%9EFascicule%20No%2027.pdf?dl=0 TO SEE FASCICULE XXIVCLICK HERE TO SEE FASCICULE XXIVCLICK HERE XXIVCLICK HERE https://www.dropbox.com/s/qszddam85nm2268/1xP%E2%88%9EFascicule%20No%2027.pdf?dl=0 THANK YOU FOR LOOKING

English Books of Conduct, Behavior,Gender

Seymar, William. (William Seymar is a pseudonymous anagram for William Ramsey.) Cf. Halkett and Laing Conjugium conjurgium: or, some serious considerations on marriage. Wherein (by way of caution and advice to a friend) its nature, ends, events, concomitant accidents, &c. are... Continue Reading →

ANNOTATED INCUNABULA

Usus libri,non lectio prudente ƒacit 448J Jacobus de Gruytrode Lavacrum conciencie [sic] omnibus sacerdotibus perutile Lyptzck [Leipzig] : Gregor B.ttiger, 1495. $18,000  ISTC il00099000 Goff L99; IBP 3382; Madsen 2157; Voull(B) 1383; Günt(L) 1205; Hubay(Würzburg) 1187; Pad-Ink 375; Wilhelmi 387;... Continue Reading →

Four Incunabula with Contemporary bindings, Rubricated, Interesting provenance & maybe most importantly interesting. And not by any means least QUITE rare.

238J Peregrinus of Opole (1305-12, 1322-27) Jacobus de Voragine (1229-1298) & Nicolaus de Dinkelsbuel (1360-1433) Peregrinus: Sermones de tempore et de sanctis. Add: Jacobus de Voragine: Quadragesimale. Nicolaus de Dinkelsbuel: Concordantia in passionem dominicam.Est autem huius operis ordo talis. Primo... Continue Reading →

The Kitchin-physician:

474J T.K. Doctor in physick The Kitchin-physician: or, A guide for good-housewives in maintaining their families in health. Wherein are described the natures, causes, and symptoms of all diseases inward and outward, incident to the bodies of men, women, and... Continue Reading →

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