Box title]: 12 Correspondence Notes by Edward Gore ...Bookseller:
Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc. ABAA, Gloucester City, NJ, U.S.A.$ 450 Buy from: AbeBooks
Leconte de Lisle, Charles Marie René und Kupka, Frantisek (Künstler):
Les Erinnyes, Tragédie antique. Illustration de Ku ...Bookseller:
Antiquariat Bürck, Germany$ 3.349 Buy from: Biblio
Schulman b.v. Numismatists: Veiling - 352 - Auctio ...Bookseller: $ 60 Buy from: ABAA
Missale Nidrosiense 500 years
On May 25 2019 it is exactly 500 years since the Missale Nidrosiense left the printing press in Copenhagen. It was made for the Archdiocese of Trondheim (Nidaros) which then included all of Norway, Iceland, Greenland, a number of Islands in the North sea and parts of what is today Sweden. The Missale, being printed specifically for Norway, is considered the country’s earliest printed book.
Antikvariat Mats Rehnström are proud to present a copy of this rare and historical book.
A richly illustrated pdf-catalogue with detailed description in Swedish is available. A short summary in English follows below, a more detailed translation of our description can be provided if needed.
The book is bound in a splendid but slightly worn calf binding from the first half of the 18th century with morocco title label, Danish king Christian VI’s gilt monogram in the top compartment of the spine, the gilt coat-of-arms of Denmark in the other compartments. It has also belonged to the famous liturgical collection of Charles Louis de Bourbon Duke of Parma. The book lacks two leaves that have been replaced with well made facsimiles.
The Arias Memorial and Torres
Announcing our new catalogue which includes:
The Arias Memorial, the single most important printed work on the enigmatic figure of Torres. Of signal importance for the history of Torres Strait and for the 1605-1607 voyage of Quirós and Torres, as originally described in the early seventeenth century. Its rediscovery and publication in 1773 have ensured its survival since a first publication in the 1630s. Extremely rare: this copy is the only one known to have been sold in many decades;
A fine original drawing from the Dumont d'Urville expedition of 1837-1840 showing the mouth of the Paiu river (today known as the Lawrence River) at Vanikoro one of the Santa Cruz Islands in the Solomons, where the French established that the La Pérouse expeditioners ended their days. This is the original drawing for plate 97 in Dumont d'Urville's Atlas pittoresque du Voyage au Pôle Sud et dans l'Océanie sur les corvettes l'Astrolabe et la Zélée (Paris, 1846).
PODCAST by Slightly Foxed Magazine: Speaking to Chris Saunders of Henry Sotheran’s on the joys of the antiquarian book world yesterday and todayPublished on 16 Oct. 2019
Letters & Wine - The International League of Antiquarian Booksellers encounters the Beauty of GeorgiaPublished on 02 Oct. 2019
Presidents of ILAB’s member associations certainly felt equally inspired after a week of meetings in the capital, Tbilisi.