• Extremely Rare - 1655 "The Famous and Memorable Works of Josephus"

    Antiquities of the Jews contains an account of history of the Jewish people, written in Greek for Josephus' gentile patrons. The book was written c75, originally in Josephus's "paternal tongue", probably Aramaic, though this version has not survived.
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  • 1551 The First Book Written Especially for Midwives Latin Medical H246

    1551 The First Book Written Especially for Midwives. by Eucharius Roeslin. Frankfurt: Apud Chr. Egenolphum, [1551]. 62 [2] ll., illus. Rebound in vellum. There are 26 small woodcut illustrations throughout the text.
    AU $2,500.00
  • 1663 Book. Bishop Jeremy Taylor,The Rule & Exercises of Holy Living & Dying

    His work had an enormous influence on the Church of England. These are two books bound into one. Both from 1663. The Rule & Exercises of Holy Dying (1663. No edition stated). The Rule & Exercises of Holy Living (7th edition 1663).
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  • British History. 1577.

    Page of a book by Raphael Holinshed. His Chronicles of England, Scotland and Ireland provided material for Shakespeare's historical and legendary plays.
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  • DE PRAESAGIENDA VITA ET MORTE AEGROTANTIUM LIBRI SEPTEM 1654 Latin Medical U313

    De praesagienda vita et morte aegrotantium libri septem. This is a reprint 1654 edition. The 1st Edit of 1601 is listed in heirs of Hippocrates no.386. Acc No:240 314 922. BSB: 012 030. Bank Details.
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  • AUSTRALIAN WAR BOOKS AS YOU WERE 1947 KHAKI & GREEN THESE EAGLES JUNGLE WARFARE

    Condition: Books are missing dust covers. Covers show wear - These Eagles spine is discoloured and missing writing, front cover is detaching from spine. Book edges show age spots. No writing, pages are intact.
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  • Souvenir of London 32 Coloured Illustrations with Descriptions Vintage c.1926

    SIZE & CONDITION: Small Quarto Size. Very Good condition. Staple bound. Very light chipping to the rear edges. CONTENT: he pictures are a wonderful evocation of historical London featuring early motor cars and buses as well as horse drawn vehicles.
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  • REVEILLE The voice of Ex - Servicemen & Woman X 8

    November 1947, September 1948, November 1948, February 1949, April 1949, May 1949, June 1949, August 1949. Eight magazines in good condition.
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  • Walt Disney Wonder Book Cardboard Hardcover Collectable Vintage

    A lovely bright and colourful old Disney book for children. A great collectable! The outer edges are bumped and bent but still okay. Overall the book would make a nice edition to an book collection as long as you can live.
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  • Vendetta For The Saint Leslie Charteris 1965 vintage hard cover book

    Lot number 312. complete will have wear.
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  • BRT Rare First Edition Alan Moir's Queensland 1982 Smile Its Johs Place Cartoon

    Smile it's Joh's place. 1982 soft cover first edition - Good condition with minor handling wear.
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  • 1607 The Historie of Foure-Footed Beastes First Edition Scarce Plates Manticore

    The Historie of Foure-Footed Beastes. Rebacked in a calf binding with original boards preserved and contrasting red spine label. Externally, smart with light rubbing to the boards and very light bumping to the extremities.
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  • 1675 Antiquitates Lives Jesus Apostles Taylor Cave 1ST

    He is said to have been a good talker and an eloquent preacher. Jeremy Taylor; William Cave. Cave was born at Pickwell, Leicestershire. William Cave (December 30, 1637 – July 4, 1713) was an English divine.
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  • 1636 Machiavels Discourses Upon the First Decade of T Livius First English Ed

    Niccolo Machiavelli's political history work Discourses on Livy. Discourses on Livy is a philosophical political history. In a contemporary calf binding. Externally, worn. Severe loss to the backstrip and to the boards.
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  • 1673 Nicholas Culpeper Two Treatises Venereal Pox Of the Gout Scarce Medicine

    Two Treatises: The First, of the Venereal Pox. The Second Treatise of the Gout. The first, of the venereal pox, wherein is shewed I. Histories thereof. The second treatise, of the gout: 1. Of the nature of the gout.
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  • 1569 CHRONICLE at Large AFFAYRES of ENGLAND GRAFTON

    Richard Grafton, c.1511 – 1573, was an English printer and historian. Grafton is famous for his historical chronicles. Grafton published at least three separate chronicles of the history of England, the largest and most comprehensive of which being A Chronicle at Large.
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  • 1696 The Works of the Famous and Worthy Knight Sir David Lindesay Lindsay Poem

    Sir David Lindesay. The poetical works of Sir David Lindesay (c 1490- c1555). Sir David Lindsay was a Scottish poet and Lyon king of arms. The Lyon King of Arms was the highest heraldic office. His poetry reflects the spirit of the Renaissance, specifically as a makar.
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  • 1658 The Choyce Letters of Monsieur De Balzac Translated to English Illustrated

    The Choyce Letters Of Monsieur de Balzac Written to Severall Grand and Eminent Persons in France Whereunto are Annexed the Familiar Letters of Monsieur de Balzac to his Friend Monsieur Chapelain. With two title pages, the first title page is in Red and Black and with the title 'Balzac's Remaines or his Last Letters' the second is 'The Choyce Letters of Monsieur de Balzac.'.
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  • 1670-85 PARLIAMENT Proceedings Bills Scobel Doddridge

    Henry Elsinge; John Doddridge; R C; Henry Scobell. Sir John Doddridge (1555 - 1628) was a judge. Fine - Very well preserved copy showing very little wear. Very Good Indeed - Only one or two minor faults, really a very attractive copy.
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  • 1671 The Honour of Chivalry The Famous and Delectable History Kirkman Fernandez

    The Honour of Chivalry Or The Famous and Delectable History Of Don Bellianis of Greece Continuing As Well as the Valiant Exploits of That Magnanimous and Heroik Prince, Son to the Emperor Don Bella-neo of Greece as Also the Wars Between him and the Souldan of Persia.
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  • 1564 Il Metamorfosi Metallico et Humano Di Giovanni Battista Nazari Alchemy 1st

    Giovanni Battista Nazari. It is an extended allegory in the form of several dreams. First Edition,Very Scarce. The first edition of this work. With only one of the original two full page woodcuts to this work.
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  • 1650-1713 Seven Scarce Biographical Pamphlets Lancelot Andrews Pompey Milton

    1665-London-William Miller: The Life and Death of Pompey the Great. With all his Glorious Victories and Triumphs. By Sa. Gnaeus Pompeius Magnus, also known as Pompey, was a military and political leader of the late Roman Republic.
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  • 1617 Traicte De L'Ange Gardien FRANCOIS ALBERTIN Scarce

    R. P. Francois Albertin [Francesco Albertini]. Triacte De L'Ange Gardien. Translated into French by P. Francois Solier. First published in Italian in 1612 under the title "Trattato Dell'Angelo Custode", Albertini dedicated the book to fellow Jesuit Robert Bellarmine, a Cardinal of the Catholic Church and another follower of the "cult" of guardian angels.
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  • 1658 Opuscula Varia Posthuma Philosophica Civilia Francis Bacon Scarce First Ed

    This is a fascinating collection of essays from one of the greatest minds of fifteenth and sixteenth century England. The editor of this work, William Rawley, was Sir Francis Bacon's chaplain and literary executor.
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  • 1651 Markham's Maister-Peece Smith Farrier Horse-Leech Very Scarce

    Markham's Maister-Peece Containing all Knowledge Belonging to the Smith, Farrier, or Horse-Leech, Touching the Curing of all Diseases in Horses. Gervase Markham. Gervase (or Jervis) Markham (ca. 1568 ?. ).
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  • 1698 Nouveau Voyage d'un Pais plus Grand que L'Europe Louis Hennepin First

    Hennepin was with La Salle at the construction of Fort Crevecouer when Le Salle sent Hennepin and two others as as an advance party to search for the Mississipi river. This is a continuation of his work from the previous year, in which Hennepin recounts his explorations to the New World.
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  • 1611 De Curatione Membratim Libri XI Vidi Vidii Vidus Vidius Medicine Scarce

    Vidi Vidii; Vidus Vidius. He took holy orders and was ennobled. 13" by 9". leaving a compromised copy even after repair. Fair - As with good only above but with other faults. be described in the condition report under 'condition'.
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  • 1652 The Ladies Dispensatory With an Alphabetical Table Very Scarce

    With an Alphabetical Table of all the Vertues of each Herb, and Simple. Leather Binding,Scarce. Very scarce. Fair - As with good only above but with other faults. Fine - Very well preserved copy showing very little wear.
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  • 1664 John Evelyn Sylva a Discourse of Forest-Trees First Edition Uncommon

    In three parts, 'Sylva', 'Pomona' and 'Kalendarium Hortense'. Pomona and Kalendarium appear as appendices to Sylva. Their full titles are Sylva was first presented in 1662 as a paper to the Royal Society and then published in book form in 1664.
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  • 1692-94 6vols of Letters Writ By A Turkish Spy Vols I II IV V VI VII Ottoman

    1691, 1692, 1694. The most notable of those attributed to the text are William Bradshaw and Roberty Midgely who produced the original English translation. In full calf bindings. Externally, sound with slight rubbing.
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  • 1610 Generall HISTOIRE of TURKES Richard KNOLLES Second

    Richard Knolles, d.1610, was an English historian and translator. Knolles is "best known for The Generall Historie of the Turkes, first published in 1603. Compiled from a range of Byzantine and western histories, travellers' reports and letters, together with material from Leunclavius's recent Latin translation of a late fifteenth-century Ottoman chronicle, Knolles's was the first major work on the subject to appear in English, and was quickly recognized as a masterpiece of narrative synthesis" -DNB.
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  • 1686 Book Of Bertram The Priest Body And Blood Of Christ Sacrament Very Scarce

    His Eucharistic treatise, De corpora et sanguine Domini (On the Body and Blood of the Lord), was a counterpoint to his abbot Paschasius Radbertus’ realist Eucharistic theology. Rebacked in calf preserving contemporary calf boards and backstrip.
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  • 1637 Foure Bookes of DU BARTAS scarce FIRST EDITION

    Foure Bookes of Du Bartas I. The Arke II. Babylon III. The Colonnyes IV. The Columuesor Pyllars. A Huguenot, he served under Henry of Navarre. Du Bartas' poems went rapidly out of fashion as the 17th century, characterised by a tight and precise style.
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  • 1679 Baconiana or Certain Genuine Remains of Sir Francis Bacon First Edition

    Sir Francis Bacon. A collection of essays by Sir Francis Bacon. With a portrait frontispiece of Sir Francis Bacon. Sir Francis Bacon was an English philosopher, statesman, scientist and author. He was both Attorney General and Lord Chancellor of England.
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  • 1630 6vols JOHN TAYLOR Poems Tracts Waterman SCARCE

    All The Works of John Taylor The Water Poet Beeing sixty and three in number. A collection of John Taylor's poems and tracts. Many were gathered into the compilation All the Workes of John Taylor the Water Poet (London, 1630).
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  • 1650 3vol Danielis Sennerti Opera Scarce Latin Science Works Daniel Sennert

    Danielis Sennerti [Daniel Sennert]. Taking an alloy of gold and silver, the silver was dissolved from the alloy in aqua fortis. A very scarce copy of the collected works of German physician Daniel Sennert.
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  • 1685 A Second Volume of Discourses Hezekiah Burton Illustrated CriticismFirst

    Hezekiah Burton. The second publication of this type by Hezekiah Burton. Hezekiah Burton was an English theologian. In a full contemporary calf binding. Externally, rubbed to te joints, spine and boards.
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  • 1639 Sylva Sylvarum or Naturall Centuries Francis BACON

    Sylva Sylvarum Or A Naturall Historie in Ten Centuries. An early copy of Francis Bacon's Sylva Sylvarum. Sylva Sylvarum lacks the frontispiece and engraved title page. New Atlantis lacks last leaf.
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  • 1669-1670 Liturgical Discourse R. Mason, A. Francisco

    “Mason was at Douai in 1663 but for much of the next decade he was at Wardour, Wiltshire, the only Franciscan in the Arundell family's long roll of Catholic chaplains. He served as chaplain to Henry, third Lord Arundell” and “In dedicating to his patron A Liturgical Discourse of the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass (first part published 1670, second part 1669) Mason extolled his piety and his royalist role in the civil wars”.
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  • 1683 Cicero's Three Books Touching Nature of the Gods Done Into English Poetry

    Cicero's Three Books Touching the Nature of the Gods Done Into English With Notes. An English translation of Cicero's three books. Marcus Tullius Cicero was a Roman politician and lawyer. In a full calf binding.
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  • 1603 Vitae Comparatae Aristotelis Ac Demosthenis Andreas Schottus Scarce Private

    A very scarce copy of this work by Andre Schott. Early Edition,Illustrated,Scarce. Known by its device 'at the sign of the Pine-Tree' found on the title page. The press was active in Augsburg from 1594 to 1619 and was run a group of humanists, specialising in Greek and Latin texts.
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  • 1689 L'ambassadeur et Ses Fonctions Monsieur de Wicquefort

    Born in Holland, Wicquefort nevertheless spent most of his diplomatic career in Paris. Invited to The Hague by John de Witt, the Grand Pensionary of Holland, Wicquefort was employed as a translator for the States General but chiefly as the Grand Pensionary\'s special secretary for French correspondence.
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  • 1675 HUGHES QUERIES or CHOICE CASES FOR MOOTS Scarce

    Hughes Queries, or Choice Cases for Moots Containing Several Points of Laws, not Resolved in the Books. A scarce copy of one of earliest works on cases for moot courts. First Edition,Leather Binding,Very Scarce.
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  • 1658 Erasmi Schmidii Opus sacrum posthumum Erasmus Schmidt

    Erasmus Schmidt. Featuring an engraved frontispiece depicting Noah and his animals and engraved by sculptor J. Sandrart, an engraved plate of Erasmus Schmidt, and folding table. Collated complete. Written by early theologian and linguist Erasmus Schmidt.
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  • 1623 DISCOURS L'ESTAT GRANDEURS JESUS Pierre Berulle SCARCE SECOND EDITION

    Pierre de Berulle. Discours de l'etat et des grandeurs de Jesus. Early Edition,Leather Binding,Scarce. Rebound in blind stamped full calf. be described in the condition report under 'condition'. often expected given the age of the book, but still a respectable copy.
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  • 1629 Bacon Certaine Miscellany Works of the Right Hon Francis Lo Verulam First

    Certaine Miscellany Works Of The Right Honourable Francis Lo Verulam Viscount S Alban. Published by William Rawley, a Doctor of Divinity in one of his majesty's chaplaines. He states that he has not altered the works and they are presented in their entirety.
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  • 1688 The CHARACTER of a TRIMMER. George Savile HALIFAX

    He was nephew of Sir William Coventry, who is said to have influenced his political opinions. Of his literary life, the Oxford Dictionary of National Biography states, “Halifax was better known as a politician than an author.
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  • 1694 The Compleat Herbal of Physical Plants John Pechey Scarce

    John Pechey. The Compleat Herbal of Physical Plants. First Edition,Leather Binding,Very Scarce. often expected given the age of the book, but still a respectable copy. be described in the condition report under 'condition'.
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