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Johann Zainer The Elder & Younger, Amelung, Peter
1 Amelung, PeterJohann Zainer The Elder & Younger
Los Angeles: Kenneth Karmiole, Bookseller, Inc., 1985. First Thus, Cloth;. Fine;. No Jacket as Issued.. Limited Edition. 4to - over 9. Translated from the German by Ruth Schwab-Rosenthal, introduction by Bernard M Rosenthal, with an original leaf from Hugo Ripelin's Compendium Theologiae Veritatis [c. 1478-81]. 22 pages. 159 copies printed.. 
Price: 170.00 USD
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Anatomia Humani Corporis (Atlas of Human Anatomy), Bidloo, Govard
2 Bidloo, GovardAnatomia Humani Corporis (Atlas of Human Anatomy)
Paris: Editions Roger DaCosta, 1972. Facsimile edition of Bidloo's noted atlas of human anatomy first published in Amsterdam in 1685. Large 4to (11"x16"), bound in burgundy leatherette, marbled end-papers, all edges gilt. No. 411 of 2000 copies printed. A bit of rubbing at top and bottom of spine, otherwise fine. The atlas is illustrated with 105 plates by Gerard de Lairesse, showing the human figure both in living attitudes and as dissected cadavers. The book was later plagiarized by English surgeon William Cowper for his Anatomy of the Humane Bodies (1698), which gave no credit to either Bidloo or de Lairesse. This led to a number of vitriolic exchanges between Bidloo and Cowper, including several pamphlets published in each anatomist's defense. William III, Dutch stadholder and king of England, asked Bidloo to become his personal physician in 1695. The king died in his arms on 8 March 1702.. 
Price: 1200.00 USD
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3 Nicholas Gurtler (Nicolai Gurtleri)Historia Templariorum. (History of the Templars)
1703. Amsterdam: F. Van der Platas, 1703 - 12mo, vellum. 448 pp. Second edition of this history of the Order of the Templars (1119-1314), written in 1691 by a Protestant theologian, scholar, professor of theology, rhetoric and history. Includes an index of authors cited and subject index. Vellum binding is intact, but soiled and with a slight bow to front cover. Ink title on spine. Pencil notations on ffep. Title page in red and black, engraved vignette. Text block is tight but many pages are age-toned or foxed; not enough to detract from a generally sound appearance. Several small tears in end papers. Detailed photos can be emailed on request.. 
Price: 650.00 USD
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NICOLAS JENSON, PRINTER OF VENICE. His Famous Type Designs and Some Comment Upon the Printing Types of Earlier Printers, [Leaf Book]
4 [Leaf Book]NICOLAS JENSON, PRINTER OF VENICE. His Famous Type Designs and Some Comment Upon the Printing Types of Earlier Printers
San Francisco: John Henry Nash, 1926. Limited Edition of 207 copies, this being No.16. Folio (16-1/4 x 10-1/2 inches) in original marbled boards backed in Spanish Goat with leather title label, and gilt lettering on spine. The type is a recutting of Jenson's Roman letter by Morris Fuller Benton. Includes a leaf [unnumbered] of Plutarch's Vitae Parallelae Illustrium Virorum, volume two, which was published in Venice in 1478. With 10 blanks at front and rear and 8 pages of printed text. Near fine; light rubbing on corners and spine. Some discoloration to fep, otherwise the interior is pristine.. 
Price: 525.00 USD
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