Fine Books & Manuscripts
10 Oct 2012, starting at 10:00 PDT (13:00 EDT).
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[ARIOSTO, LODOVICO. 1474-1533.] TOSCANELLA, ORAZIO. Bellezze del Furioso di M. Lodovico Ariosto; Scielte da Oratio Toscanella, con gli argomenti, et allegorie de i canti, con l'allegorie de i nomi proprii principali dell'opera, et con i luochi communi dell'autore, per ordine di alfabeto; del medesimo. Venice: Pietro dei Franceschi & nephews, 1574.

AGUESSEAU, HENRI FRANCOIS D'. 1668-1751. Discours sur la vie et la mort, le caractere et les mœurs. Au Chasteau de Fresnes [but Paris]: [Bochart de Saron], 1720 [but 1778].

BINDING—ARMORIAL. [POPE CLEMENT XIV. 1705-1774.] Elaborate embroidered binding with the Arms of Pope Clement XIV.

BINDING—ARMORIAL. BERTHIER, GUILLAUME FRANCOIS. 1704-1782. Les Pseaumes traduits en Francois, avec des reflexions. Paris: Merigot le jeune, 1788.

BOOK OF HOURS. Illuminated Latin manuscript on vellum. [Northern French, likely Paris, c.1440.]

THOMSON, JOHN. 1837-1921. Illustrations of China and its People. A Series of Two Hundred Photographs, With Letterpress Description of the Places and People Represented. London: Sampson, Low, 1873-1874.

[COLOGNE CHRONICLE.] Die Cronica van der Hilliger Stat Coellen. [Cologne]: Johann Koelhoff the Younger, August 23, 1499.

LIBER POSSESSIONUM. Latin manuscript on vellum, incipit "Liber possessionum quibus solitur decima in Castagneto

LOUIS XV, LOUIS XVI, AND MARIE ANTOINETTE. MARRIAGE CONTRACT SIGNED BY FRENCH ROYALTY.

MENGHI, GIROLAMO. Fl.1580. Fustis daemonum adiurationes formidabiles. BOUND AFTER: Flagellum daemonum exorcismos terribiles.... Venice: Malduram, 1607-1608.

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