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October 2022

Nine Pharmacopoeias 1650-1721

538J Bate, Pharmacopoeia Bateana: or, Bate’s dispensatory: 1694 2) 583J Digby,  Touching the cure of wounds by the powder of sympathy: 1658 3) 504J Gibson, The Farriers Dispensatory : 1721 4) 559J Halfpenny, The gentleman’s jockey, and approved farrier: 5)... Continue Reading →

The First printed tribute to Gutenberg with a date.(1440)

307J Eusebius of Caesarea 260-c. 340 Eusebii Caesariensis episcopi chronicon id est temporum breuiarium incipit foeliciter: quem Hieronymus praesbiter diuino eius ingenio Latinum facere curauit: et vsque in Valente[m] Cesarem Romano adiecit eloquio. Que[m] et Prosper deinde Matheus Palmerius ...... Continue Reading →

15th and 16th Century Books For the Boston Book Fair

November 11-13 https://www.dropbox.com/s/7opevpcu6nou25m/F%C2%A7asciculeXL.pdf?dl=0 https://www.dropbox.com/s/7opevpcu6nou25m/F%C2%A7asciculeXL.pdf?dl=0

Henry Suso: Servent to Eternal Wisdom A rare and wonderful copy!

"In the second half of the fourteenth and in the fifteenth century there was no more widely read meditation book in the German language." (CE https://www.newadvent.org/cathen/07238c.htm) 573J  Henricus Suso. (1295-1366)  Horologium aeternae sapientiae. 573J  Henricus Suso. (1295-1366)  Horologium aeternae sapientiae. Cologne: Johann Landen,... Continue Reading →

Joannis Climaci doctoris spiritualis abbatis in Mo[n]te synai triginta gradus scale celestis nouiter eme[n]dati, ac impressioni traditi.

574J  Climacus, Johannes (approximately 579-approximately 649) Joannis Climaci doctoris                                                              ... Continue Reading →

Two Incunabula bound together.

https://data.cerl.org/istc/_search?query=+ig00654800&from=0 https://data.cerl.org/istc/it00553000 444J Guillermus Parisiensis;        (1297?-1312?)f.1 VITAM BONAM ET EXITUM  Beatum | Ego Frater Guilhermus sacre Theologie Profes | sor minimus parisius educat[um]. Sacroru[m]  euangelio|rum ac epistolariu[m] de te[m]pore dieb[us] dominicus et sa[n] | ctis. Etiam super cômune Apostolo[rum] Martirum. confossorum. | virginum.... Continue Reading →

Horæ Deipare Virginis Marie B.V.M. Printed on Vellum 47 full-paged cuts coloured.

Horæ Deipare Virginis Marie secundum usum Romanum :pleris[que] Biblie figuris at[que] chorea lethi circu[m]munite, nouis[que] effigiebus adornate, vt in septet[m] Psalmis penitentiali[bus], in vigiliis defunctoru[m], & in horis S[an]cte[m] Crucis, in horis quo[que] S[an]cti Sp[irit]us videre licebit. Exarate [qui]de[m] Parisiis : industria bibliographi Thielmanni Keruer, preclare Vniuersitatis Parisiane librarii iurati in vico Sancti Iacobi ad signum Vnicornis 1519 Price $26,000 Exarate [qui]de[m]... Continue Reading →

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Two early Boston imprints 1720 & 1732 By two New England Religious mavericks John Rogers and Andrew Le Mercier.

628J John Rogers (1648-1721). The book of the Revelation of Jesus Christ, which God gave unto him, to shew unto his servants things which were to come to pass; and Jesus Christ sent and signifyed it by his angel to... Continue Reading →

An alphabetical method, I. Directions for cookery 1710

543J. William Salmon 1644-1713 The family-dictionary; or, Household companion: Containing, in an alphabetical method, I. Directions for cookery, in dressing flesh, fowl, fish, herbs, boots, &c. Seasoning, making sauces, bills of fare, art of carving, &c. II. Making all sorts of... Continue Reading →

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