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337G          Novari, Giovanni Maria & Barbato, Horatio. Tractatvs de miserabilivm personarvm privilegiis, in qvo complvres singvlares materiae ad earum fauorem in vsu forensi quotidianae, & frequentes, tum iuxta iuris communis, quam municipalis regni dispositionem, supremorum totius orbis tribunalium, placita accuratè,... Continue Reading →

Tools of the trade

Tonight, I decided to clean up, cataloging old books can be messy, un-packing , reading photographing, researching all leads to lots of stuff lying around. So here is a look at the making of the 'sausage'. First there is the... Continue Reading →

Praxis Exercitiorum Spiritualium P.S.N. Ignatti.

In my quest for books which are obviously examples and invitations into the Permutatio, I'm searching my bookshelves for ideas and I found one, a  book with images which are in contrast with any known reality. It is a guide for... Continue Reading →

Mysteriously Meaningful

  One of the books I read thirty years ago which I keep reading over and over again is Don Cameron Allen's Mysteriously Meant: The Rediscovery of Pagan Symbolism and Allegorical Interpretation in the Renaissance.  It is a book I found... Continue Reading →

It seems to me as I look back at the books I’ve bought in the past few months I’ve become interested in Lexica , Alphabetum, Dictionaris and Thesauri.. I’ve bought Legal Lexica by Melonius 1654, Reyger 1697, and König 1695.  ... Continue Reading →

What is in there? don’t judge a book by its title page?

This is a very common looking book from the outside, it was probably bound in the in the low countries  in the seventeenth century. It doesn't tell me much more, but that is a start. Finding and buying books, as... Continue Reading →

Virgil Solis: Biblische Figuren deß Alten (und Newen) Testaments

Today uploading Images is taking forever, so I don't have as many images  as this book deserves, really there are 218 woodcuts in here it is hard to choose and the binding is quite nice too!  Virgil Solis  b. 1514,... Continue Reading →

A few Really Rare ones, and What is Rare

When I say "really rare" without a modifier, I mean Absolute rarity id est one copy recorded, or no copies listed in  bibliographies, then the modifiers come in, no copy listed in the US, no copy on the Market since... Continue Reading →

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