A discussion of interesting books from my current stock at


September 2021

A few English books 1550 to 1703

523J  Thomas Cooper 1517-1594 Thesaurus Lingvae Romanae & Britannicae, tam accurate congestus, ut nihil pene in eo desyderari possit, quod vel Latine complectatur amplissimus Stephani Thesaurus, vel Anglice, toties aucta Eliotae Bibliotheca: opera & industria Thomae Cooperi Magdalenesis.  Quid fructus ex hoc... Continue Reading →

Pages of stone

Contemporary manuscript Wallet binding, Densely annotated, hand colored title, first revised edition 1528

521 J. Philip Melanchthon  (1497 – 19 April 1560) Dialectices Philippi Melanchthonis, libri quatuor  VVitembergae (Impressum: Per Iosephum Clugum,) 1528/1529(colophon) price: $12,000 Octavo 15 x 10 cm. Signatures: A-O8. First printed in 1520 and revised in 1528. This is the very rare first... Continue Reading →

….Stupendious Accidents, Strange Deliverances; Signal Mutations in the Fortunes….

513J      R. B., approximately 1632-approximately 1725.  Extraordinary adventures, revolutions & events. Being An Account of divers Stupendious Accidents, Strange Deliverances; Signal Mutations in the Fortunes of several famous Men; and Changes of Government in many Countries. With other Observable Passages in... Continue Reading →

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