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Alphabet arabe, turk et persan, à l'usage: MARCEL, Jean Joseph.

About this Item: Geiss, Imprimerie en Égypte, p. 146, no. 1; Glass & Roper, The printing of Arabic books in the Arab world, in: Middle Eastern languages and the print revolution (2002), pp. 177-225, at 182; Schnurrer 140 note; WorldCat (8 copies); not in Audin Livrets typographiques (2nd ed. with a 1951 supplement, 1964). The first book ever printed in Egypt (Hebrew presses excepted), a specimen of a naskh Arabic type, including the extra characters needed for setting Turkish and Persian, and at the same time a guide to the Arabic script and its use. It is unquestionably the most important and one of the rarest of the early books printed in the Middle East, published only weeks or months after Napoleon introduced Western printing into the Arab world.Only in October 1798 did Marcel arrive in Cairo with his employees and types to organize the Imprimerie Orientale. "The expedition of Napoleon Bonaparte to Egypt from 1798 until 1801 was a prelude to modernity. It was to change permanently the traditional Arab world . The French brought Arabic typography to Egypt, where it was practised under the supervision . of Jean Joseph Marcel . Only a few days after the French troops landed . they set up the Imprimerie Orientale et Française there. It was an extraordinarily important turning point. For, leaving aside the Hebrew printing presses in Egypt of the 16th to the 18th centuries, until this date announcements and news adressed to Arabs there, as well as in other parts of the Arab-Islamic world, had been spread only in hand-writing or orally, by criers, preachers or storytellers" (Glass & Roper).Slightly spotty in places, but well preserved. No copy in auction records or in libraries within the Arab world. Seller Inventory # GASCP2M2U73T

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Marcel, [Jean Joseph].

Published by Alexandria, Imprimerie orientale et française, an VI [1798]. (1798)

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About this Item: Alexandria, Imprimerie orientale et française, an VI [1798]., 1798. Small 4to. 16 pp. Modern brown half calf with red label to giltstamped spine, bound to style. The first book ever printed in Egypt, unquestionably the rarest and most important of the early books printed in the Middle East, published in the very year when modern printing was introduced to the Arab world. Only in October 1798 did J. J. Marcel arrive in Cairo with his employees and types to organize the Imprimerie Orientale. "The expedition of Napoleon Bonaparte to Egypt from 1798 until 1801 was a prelude to modernity. It was to change permanently the traditional Arab world [.] The French brought Arabic typography to Egypt, where it was practised under the supervision [.] of Jean Joseph Marcel [.]. Only a few days after the French troops landed [.] they set up the Imprimerie Orientale et Française there. It was an extraordinarily important turning point. For, leaving aside the Hebrew printing presses in Egypt of the 16th to the 18th centuries, until this date announcements and news adressed to Arabs there, as well as in other parts of the Arab-Islamic world, had been spread only in hand-writing or orally, by criers, preachers or storytellers" (Glass/Roper). - Slightly spotty in places, but well preserved. No copy in auction records or in libraries within the Arab world. Geiss, Imprimerie en Égypte, p. 146, no. 1. D. Glass/G. Roper, The Printing of Arabic Books in the Arab World, in: Middle Eastern Languages and the Print Revolution (Gutenberg Museum Mainz 2002), p. 177-225, at 182. Querard V, 506. Bigmore/Wyman, II, 22. Schnurrer (Bibliotheca Arabica) 140 note. OCLC 245958561. For the importance of the first modern printing press in the Arab world cf. also Albert Hourani, Arabic Thought in the Liberal Age 1798-1939 (Cambridge University Press 1983). Seller Inventory # 44376

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Tarek Mahfouz

Published by Tarek Mahfouz (2009)

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About this Item: Tarek Mahfouz, 2009. Paperback. Condition: Good. Includes a CD/DVD Satisfaction 100% guaranteed. Seller Inventory # mon0001447387

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Education, McGraw-Hill

Published by McGraw-Hill Education, U.S.A. (2010)

ISBN 10: 0076581152 ISBN 13: 9780076581153

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About this Item: McGraw-Hill Education, U.S.A., 2010. Card Set. Condition: New. 0076581152 New. DLM Early Childhood Express, Alphabet Wall Cards (Doors to Discovery) Cards By McGraw-Hill Education (Author) Product Details Series: Doors to Discovery Cards: 64 pages Publisher: McGraw-Hill Inc.,US (March 1, 2010) Language: English ISBN-10: 0076581152 ISBN-13: Product Dimensions: 7 x 0.4 x 14 inches. Seller Inventory # Z0076581152ZN

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Architectural picture alphabet

Published by J. de Pian and L. Müller, Vienna (1842)

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About this Item: J. de Pian and L. Müller, Vienna, 1842. Pian, Jean Baptiste de (illustrator). Folio. 26ff. Twenty-six color lithographs after Jean Baptiste de Pian, printed and finished by hand by the noted Viennese lithographers Leopold Müller, Johann Höfelich, and M. R. Toma, each tipped into mounts and matted. Each plate in this series has a large letter of the alphabet fully incorporated as part of the internal decoration or architectural structure of various buildings, set in realistic landscapes. The buildings range from traditional European domestic architecture to exotic Babylonian and Egyptian temples, Moorish mosques, Indian porticoes adorned with stone elephants, and a Chinese palace. The illustrations directly reference many periods and styles of art and architecture, including the Classical, Baroque, Eclectic, Gothic, and Romantic movements. In his essay on Pian's alphabet, Dr. Anton Durstmüller notes that the letters also correspond with architectural elements in the scenes. In one illustration, the letter F forms the shape of a kitchen hearth, which is "Feuerstätte" in German. The illustrations are imaginative and nuanced, with attention to the finest architectural details. Jean Baptiste de Pian, also known as Giovanni Battista de Pian, belonged to a family of Italian artists who immigrated from Venice to Vienna in the late 18th century. Jean Baptiste's father and grandfather were both draughtsmen, painters, and engravers who also worked as set designers for the Imperial Court Theater of Vienna. This set is extremely rare; only one other copy has sold at auction in the last thirty-five years. A facsimile was published in Vienna in 1973, a copy of which accompanies this set. Housed in a blue board folding case. Some imprints slightly shaved, most lower imprints cropped, adhesion abrasion from old matting on a few images, minor marginal soiling, and scattered foxing. With the bookplate of Arthur and Charlotte Vershbow inside the front cover of the box. (Durstmüller, Ein Schmuckalphabet Aus Wien). Seller Inventory # 25299

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Ornamented Types. 'Twenty-Three Alphabets from the Foundry: Victorian Alphabet] Mosley,

Victorian Alphabet] Mosley, James (ed.)

Published by Ian Mortimer (1993)

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About this Item: Ian Mortimer, 1993. No Binding. Condition: Fine. The case measures 61 by 48 cm. Special set (only one). This copy provides the most beautiful printing on vellum of recent years; Unique example with eighteen large sheets of decorative alphabets printed on vellum. It is here divided into three volumes, housed in a strong case by Glen Bartley, past-president of Designer Bookbinders. The normal edition, printed by Ian Mortimer (I.M. Imprint) in 1993, was in two volumes, limited to two hundred copies for sale, the second volume consisting of these large and wonderfully decorative alphabets in various sizes. However, the present set has, uniquely, a third volume, consisting of eighteen superb alphabet-sheets printed - in several brilliant colours - on vellum. This is 'Set A'. (Set B contained fifteen vellum sheets; set C had four vellum sheets. Three other sets had one vellum sheet, printed in black. ) The A, B, and C were printed only one copy each. The survival in perfect condition of these amazing alphabets, engraved on box-wood during the early nineteenth century, among the archives of the Monotype Corporation in mid-twentieth century, was an important event. They are printed here from the original box-wood blocks. In the large case which holds these three volumes, Volume 1 is in its original black cloth boards; volumes 2 and 3, the alphabets on paper and on vellum, have been bound in limp vellum. All three volumes are together in their large box of black cloth over boards, with gold-on-black title label. Seller Inventory # KS11843

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Saint-Victor, Beauvalet de (Chevalier).

Published by (NP, ca. 1840). (1840)

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About this Item: (NP, ca. 1840)., 1840. 9 1/4 x 11 3/4. 120 pages. The album is comprised of 12 alphabets of 25 letters (there is no "W") on rectos of thick, smooth paper which was "made" by the artist. There are also a title page, an index, and 10 section titles preceding the ten major alphabets of ornamented initials. These are lettered in black & red and stencil-signed "par Beauvalet St. Victor." Saint-Victor's watercolored & gilded letters are his own creations, derived from Medieval sources. The letters are all majuscules (Onciales du 9e au 11e siecles, 12e siecle, 12e au 14e siecles; Gothiques Ornà es, Anglais Ornà es, Majuscules d'Eglise, d'Eglise Ornà e, Alphabet de Romain Droit Ornà et Ombrà , and -in a closing crescendo- Majuscules Choisies Ornà s 12e au 14e. Letters are variously one, two, or 4 to a page, separated by a gilt rules. The other 2 alphabets are single leaves of simple Lombardic caps in red and gold. Bound in full wine morocco, all edges gilt (upper joint lightly rubbed) in Medieval style, ca. 1896 for J. E. Woodhead. Fine, in felt-lined slipcase. Born in Paris in 1780, the artist described himself as a "Peintre Minerologiste brevetà " (a patented minerologist painter) in reference to the luminous pigments he invented. St.-Victor's technique may be even more important, as he appears to have been an early adopter of pochoir. His process-- aquarelle-miniatures-- St. Victor termed “veritablement unique dans son genre.” In his 1835 manual "Aquarelle-Miniature Perfectionnà e reflets mà tallique et chatoyans et peintre a l'huile sur velous en six leçons," the artist gives precise and detailed instructions for the tools needed: cutting implements, various brushes, colors, and paper prepared with a smooth vellum-like surface (instructions for this are included). Although painting with stencils was used in c19 decorative arts (theorem painting on velvet, for example), the process does not seem to have been employed to illustrate books. St. Victor was one of the first to use stencils for book illustration. His process was labor intensive, slow, and expensive. And it coincided with the rise of chromolithography.THE ONLY COPY LOCATED. Examples of Beauvalet de St. Victor's work are rare. They may all have been offered by subscription. His Vases Grecques et Étrusques illustrated from stencils and "peints d'apres sa nouvelle decouverte metallique, was issued in fascicules between 1837 and 1845. And they were expensive. His aquarelle-miniature text book was--10 francs for each of the 6 lessons. The Vases was 32 francs for each fascicule. Woodhead was a prominent c19 Chicago businessman. His name is stamped in gilt at base of spine; he has penciled his name in tiny letters and the date '96 at top corner of title page. Seller Inventory # 14275

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Volume 1: Railroad ABC; Farm Yard ABC;: CRANE, Walter

About this Item: London; Routledge, 1865-76, 1865. Hardcover. Condition: Fine. 37 titles in 3 bound volumes, 9.5 - 10.5 inches tall. An elegant yet simple 19th century half morocco by Antoine Chatelin with raised bands and gilt titles and top edges. Most of these titles are extremely scarce in this very fine condition, the early titles are almost unobtainable in any condition. The later titles which show Crane's freer hand and oriental influences are superb when seen in this state. I imagine these were perhaps from the Publisher's Paris office but there is no sign of previous ownership. Seller Inventory # ABE-1485353036600

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A COON ALPHABET: Kemble, E. W.

Kemble, E. W.

Published by R. H. Russell; John Lane, New York; London (1898)

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About this Item: R. H. Russell; John Lane, New York; London, 1898. Hardcover. Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. Kemble, E. W. (illustrator). 1st Edition. Kemble, E. W. A COON ALPHABET. New York: R. H. Russell; London: John Lane, 1898, (1898). FIRST EDITION. 8vo - 7-1/8" x 8-15/16". Tan cloth backed yellow pictorial paper covered boards; black decoration and black and red lettering printed on both the upper and lower covers. The wonderful condition of this copy cannot be overstated; the only signs of wear anywhere on this book are the slightest hints of shelfwear and that is it. Publisher's original cream color pictorial dust wrapper with green decoration and lettering to the front panel; missing the bottom 1" of the front panel and spine and there are two small chips to the back panel for what is a lovely and rather amazing survival of a 19th century dust wrapper. Plain endpapers with the bookplate of American actress and vocalist Lillian "Lulu" Glaser on front endpaper. There is an inscription and a wonderful, full page, highly detailed pen and ink drawing by E. W. Kemble, signed and dated Dec. 14 -98 on FFE. [60] leaves, not [56] leaves as called for due to the leaves for the letters N and O being included twice. Printed on heavy weight coated paper which remains as bright and as white as the day the book was printed; the twenty-six letters of the alphabet are paired with twenty-six, four line rhymes that represent African American characters in negative stereotypical fashion; every leaf with a large black and white drawing by Kemble which again represents the African American characters in a negative stereotypical fashion. The condition of the book is FINE. The condition of the dust wrapper is VERY GOOD. Truly the ULTIMATE COPY that one could have of this title!. Inscribed by Author(s). Seller Inventory # 000550

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ABC. - Ein geschütteltes, geknütteltes Alphabet in: Felixmüller, Conrad (

Felixmüller, Conrad ( *1897 Dresden-1977 Berlin ); Felixmüller, Londa

Published by Selbstverlag, Dresden (1925)

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About this Item: Selbstverlag, Dresden, 1925. ( Vorzugsausgabe + Widmuingsexemplar ) Mit 16 ( davon 15 von Conrad Felixmüller handkolorierten ) Original-Holzschnitten auf Büttenpapier. Der miteingebundene Umschlag-Holzschnitt ist in rot und blau gedruckt. Im schlichten Leineneinband späterer Zeit, Quer4° ( 27,5 x 35,5 cm ). Die 15 Holzschnitte jeweils laut Widmungsvermerk von Conrad Felixmüller eigenhändig koloriert, der Titelumschlag in blau und rot gedruckt. Hier das Exemplar Nr. 17 einer Auflage von nur 100 nummerierten und signierten Exemplaren im Selbstverlag ( laut Impressum auf dem ersten kolorierten Holzschnitt ). Der erste kolorierte Holzschnitt von Felixmüller eigenhändig mit *17* nummeriert und mit *C.Felixmüller* signiert. Sämtliche Holzschnitte einschließlich dem gedruckten Umschlag-Holzschnitt auch im Druck mit *FM* monogrammiert. Der letzte Holzschnitt untenstehend mit eigenhändig in Tinte geschriebenem datiertem und signierten Widmungsvermerk Felixmüllers: *Eigenhändig coloriert für Dr. G.K:- Hambug - Tautenhain - Weihnachten 1951. Conrad Felixmüller, in herzlichster Dankbarkeit*. Eins von 250 (gesamt 350) Exemplaren auf Ingres Papier. Eines der nach Söhn vom Künstler eigenhändig kolorierten nur "etwa 10 Exemplare". Der erste kolorierte Holzschnitt mit Impressum mit gedrucktem Vermerk: "Unter meiner Aufsicht vom Oberdrucker Zielinski in der Firma F. Emil Boden Dresden im Dezember 1925 gedruckt". Schön koloriertes ABC-Buch mit Tier-, Zirkus-, Spiel- und Märchenszenen, bei dem Felixmüller ebenso wie die Autorin der Verse Londa Felixmüller das Kunststück vollbringen mussten, immer 2 aufeinanderfolgende Buchstaben des Alphabets in 1 Bild und 1 Zweizeiler zu bringen: z.B.: "Man kann die Clowns im Circus sehn, Wie sie auf einem Drahtseil stehn. / Ein Riese ist der Elefant. Der Fotograf knipst ihn gewandt. / Die Katze sieht zum Fenster raus, und Luca schneidet Bilder aus. / Zum Schlittenfahren stets bereit ist Titus voller Heiterkeit. ". ( Literatur: Söhn 348-363 (mit den Abbildungen aller Holzschnitte); Jentsch (Illustrierte Bücher des deutschen Expressionismus) 154 ); Ziersch, Bilderbuch, 182; Rifkind Coll. 617. ) Der Einband leicht fleckig, etwas angestaubt, der Vorderdeckel mit kleiner handschriftlicher Notiz *F* in oberer Ecke ( wohl für Felixmüller ), Bindung stärker gelockert. Innen wenige Blätter gering fleckig oder gering fingerfleckig, die kolorierten expressiven Holzschnitte farbfrisch erhalten, die Vorsatzblätter gering fleckig bzw. gering stockfleckig mit kleinen Randläsionen insbesondere zu den Ecken hin bzw. eselsohrig, der vordere Vorsatz mit altem Exlibris, die übrigen Blätter teils minimal fleckig zum Unterrand hin außerhalb der Darstellung. Insgesamt von guter, dekorativer Erhaltung. Provenienz: Alter Privatbesitz - überaus selten - ( Gewicht 500 Gramm ) ( Pic erhältlich // webimage available ). Seller Inventory # 13740

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Felixmüller, Conrad und Londa:

Published by Dresden, Selbstverlag, (1925)

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About this Item: Dresden, Selbstverlag, 1925. Zweifarbig gedruckter Holzschnitt-Titel und 15 eigenhändig kolorierte und signierte Holzschnitt-Tafeln von Conrad Felixmüller. Söhn 348-363. Pressler 25. Ziersch, Bilderbuch, 182. Rifkind Coll. 617. Jentsch 154. Pommeranz-Liedtke S. 180. Eines von 100 num. Exemplaren auf Bütten. Druckvermerk und sämtl. Holzschnitte vom Künstler signiert. Eines der wenigen Exemplare, die Felixmüller koloriert und auf jedem Blatt signiert hat. Unterhalb der letzten Darstellung mit eigh. Vermerk vom Künstler: "Eigenhändig coloriert - Conrad Felixmüller" (laut Söhn wurden nur etwa 10 Exemplare vom Künstler koloriert). Auf dem Titel- und dem Schlußblatt wird in Holzschnitt erläutert: "Für meine Kinder Luca und Titus und für die Kinder meiner Freunde gezeichnet und in Holz geschnitten . Unter meiner Aufsicht in der Firma F. Emil Boden Dresden im Dezember 1925 gedruckt." Schön koloriertes ABC-Buch mit Tier-, Zirkus-, Spiel- und Märchenszenen, bei dem Felixmüller ebenso wie die Autorin der Verse das Kunststück vollbringen mussten, immer 2 aufeinanderfolgende Buchstaben des Alphabets in 1 Bild und 1 Zweizeiler zu bringen: "Ein Riese ist der Elefant. Der Fotograf knipst ihn gewandt. - Die Katze sieht zum Fenster raus, und Luca schneidet Bilder aus". - 8 Bl. mit kl. Wasserfleck im oberen w. R., Vorsätze erneuert. - Insges. schönes und farbfrisches Exemplar, komplett signiert sehr selten. - Die angegebenen Versandkosten gelten für Bücher bis 1000 Gramm. Bücher über 1000 Gramm kosten nach Deutschland EUR 5,30, nach EU-Ausland EUR 14.-, für andere Länder bitte nachfragen. - Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 550 27,5 x 35 cm. Halbpergamentband d. Z. mit vergold. Rückentitel. Seller Inventory # 16429

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PELIEU CLAUDE (1934-2002)

Published by Le Soleil Noir, Paris (1972)

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About this Item: Le Soleil Noir, Paris, 1972. Couverture souple. Condition: Neuf. Pas de jaquette. GUDMUNDUR ERRÓ (né en 1932) (illustrator). 19x14cm, 157p., broché, couverture illustrée. Un des 150 exemplaires de la série A Livre-Objet sur vélin d¿Arches qu¿illustrent douze événements collages d¿Erró, piégés par inclusion dans douze cubes mobiles coulés en polyester transparent. Numéro 102/150, (tirage réel effectué de 80 exemplaires). Ces douze cubes d¿illustration, qui, dans l¿espace permettent « une infinité ou presque » (6 millions de milliards) de lectures, sont intégrés dans une structure en acier chromé, qui contient le livre. Sur l¿un des cubes, l¿illustrateur a signé et numéroté à la pointe d¿acier. L'ensemble, mesurant 360x120x40mm, constitue un de ces objets pop-art associant avec succès humour, esprit et contemplation plastique dont seul l'éditeur François Di Dio connaissait la recette. Bibliographie : Multiples, Berlin N.B.K. p. 212, reproduit. Librairie Nicaise cat. 17, 1975, n°374, reproduit. Bibliothèque Nationale, « Le livre et l¿artiste », Paris 1977, n°112. « Le livre français à travers les siècles », Bordeaux 1979, n°249. BPI, Centre Pompidou, « Le Livre-Objet », 1979. Catalogue Lecointre-Ozanne 1991, p.32-33; Nîmes, Carré d¿Art 1993, p.90-91. Etat neuf, dans les emballages d'origine, complet du prospectus de montage. Seller Inventory # 100913

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Alphabet Gothique par Midolle

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About this Item: N.p., 1845. Midolle, Jean (illustrator). Octavo. (26)ff. A manuscript alphabet book of calligraphic paintings, signed by the artist, Jean Midolle. Includes an elaborately decorated title page, twenty-four letters, and "Fin." A renowned nineteenth-century Swiss calligrapher and miniature-painter, Midolle executed his alphabets in the gothic style of lettering to resemble the text of a medieval manuscript, and often heavily decorated his work. A leading figure in the field of chromolithography, Midolle also hand-colored his work in the fashion of the miniature paintings found in fifteenth-century French illuminated books. Entirely hand drawn, Alphabet Gothique is executed in such a style, with each extensively detailed letter rendered in bright colors that have retained their vibrancy to a remarkable degree. Multi-colored flowers, birds, and serpents are prevalent as compositional motifs, intertwined with the letters themselves. Bound in brown morocco with a cover design by noted American collector Cornelius Hauck. The design depicts an oak tree in brown and green morocco onlays. The tree is situated behind three arched and spired portals in gilt that suggest a cathedral. The spine also incorporates portions of the design. Gilt dentelles and silk endpapers complete this handsome binding, which is a fitting complement to the exquisite artwork inside. A.e.g. Fine. Seller Inventory # 20975

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About this Item: Ensemble de deux ouvrages reliés en un volume in-4 (203x152 mm), vélin rigide de l'époque, dos lisse titré à la plume. Quatrième édition de 'l’Utopie' de Thomas More, la dernière parue du vivant de l'auteur et corrigée par ses soins. "La perfection du texte, le souci apporté aussi bien au contenu qu’à la présentation graphique et esthétique faite par Hans Holbein font de cette édition de l’Utopie l’un des plus beaux documents et des plus hauts monuments de la littérature et de la pensée moderne" (‘5e centenaire de la naissance de Thomas More. L'Utopie’, Catalogue de l'exposition bibliographique au Centre Culturel Portugais, Paris, Fondation Calouste Gulbenkian, 1977, n°4). La deuxième partie de l'ouvrage contient les ‘Épigrammes’ en seconde édition. L'illustration, entièrement gravée sur bois, se compose d'un bel encadrement d'Hans Holbein sur le titre, répété en tête de la préface, d'une carte à pleine page de l'île d'Utopie gravée par Ambrosius Holbein, d'une vignette à mi-page du même artiste représentant John Clement, Raphael Hythloday, Thomas More et Peter Gillis au début du texte, de grandes lettrines historiées par Urs Graf, Hans et Ambrosius Holbein, d'un second encadrement sur le titre intermédiaire des Épigrammes et de deux marques typographiques de Froben. On trouve aussi, en regard de la carte d'Utopie, une savoureuse représentation de l'alphabet utopien conçu par Pieter Gillis. La troisième partie de l'édition, contenant une réimpression des Épigrammes d'Érasme, n'a pas été reliée dans cet exemplaire. On a relié à la suite, en revanche, un intéressant recueil d'opuscules moraux à l'usage de la jeunesse publié par Érasme, en seconde édition. (Pour le premier: Gibson, 'Th. More', n°4. Adams, M-1756. Van der Hagen, III, 41. VD16, M-6300. Pour le second: Adams, C-1115. Van der Hagen, II, 15. VD16, C-1606). Ex-libris manuscrit de Stephanus Bertolini (?) et cachet d'inventaire au pied du titre. Traces de restauration à la reliure, gardes renouvelées, marge inférieure de la page de titre renforcée. Exemplaire bien conservé, très frais. Seller Inventory # 36263

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Jane Belk Moncure; Illustrator-Jodie McCallum

Published by Childs World (1989)

ISBN 10: 0516062026 ISBN 13: 9780516062020

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About this Item: Childs World, 1989. Library Binding. Condition: Used: Good. Seller Inventory # SONG0516062026

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Kim Mitzo Thompson

Published by Brighter Child (2006)

ISBN 10: 0769645720 ISBN 13: 9780769645728

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Published by Tuffy Books (1986)

ISBN 10: 0898282683 ISBN 13: 9780898282689

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Louise W. McConkey

Published by Todd & Honeywell (1985)

ISBN 10: 089962460X ISBN 13: 9780899624600

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About this Item: Paperback. Condition: Used: Good. Seller Inventory # SONG0817309292

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Goines, David Lance

Published by D.R. Godine (1982)

ISBN 10: 0879233753 ISBN 13: 9780879233754

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About this Item: D.R. Godine, 1982. Hardcover. Condition: Good. 1982 Godine press, copy is good, hardcover, jacket shows significant wear and some staining, binding is solid, unmarked text, nice interior, We take great pride in accurately describing the condition of our books, ship within 48 hours and offer a 100% money back guarantee. We take great pride in accurately describing the condition of our books and media, ship within 48 hours, and offer a 100% money back guarantee. Seller Inventory # 1M57CV004PTK

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Miller

Published by Prentice Hall (1984)

ISBN 10: 0133047679 ISBN 13: 9780133047677

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Jean Warren; Illustrator-Teresa Walsh

Published by Totline Books (1996)

ISBN 10: 1570290741 ISBN 13: 9781570290749

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Jerry Pallotta

Published by Demco Media (1989)

ISBN 10: 0606044337 ISBN 13: 9780606044332

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Du Royaume de Siam. Amsterdam, Abraham Wolfgang,: LOUBÈRE, Simon de

About this Item: STCN (6 copies); Walravens 92; cf. Lach & Van Kley III, pp. 1194-1196; Wyatt, "Introduction" in: A new historical relation of the Kingdom of Siam (1966). Second edition, published in the same years as the first, of a comprehensive work on the history of the kingdom of Siam, "Universally regarded as the finest work on seventeenth-century Thailand" (Wyatt). The French diplomat Simon de La Loubère (1642-1729) was appointed as Louis XIV's envoy extraordinary to the court of Siam, and while he stayed in Siam for only three months he diligently and systemically asked questions, "probably stimulated by the Jesuit scientists who accompanied the mission to take more than a passing interest in Siamese cosmology, astronomy, and mathematics" (Lach & Van Kley). Loubère compensated his short stay with a thorough study of earlier writers, referring to twenty-three European authors from Pinto to Gervaise in the first volume and collecting French translations of native works in the second. Besides presenting information on Siam itself, Loubère also incorporates information on India and China and their influence on Siam's past.With the armorial bookplate of Anton Ernst Burckhard van Birckenstein (active 1686-1744) on paste-down. Very good copy. Seller Inventory # 89QBOS08WBVR

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Simon Jennings

Published by Ilex (2010)

ISBN 10: 1907579079 ISBN 13: 9781907579073

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WrightGroup/McGraw-Hill

Published by SRA/McGraw-Hill (2001)

ISBN 10: 0075719452 ISBN 13: 9780075719458

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About this Item: Bonacini 1328; ICCU (5 copies); Marzoli, Calligraphy 1535-1885, no. 2; Morison, Early Italian writing-books, pp. 70-77; Ogg, Three classics, pp. 123 ff.; Osley, Luminario, pp. 82-96; Sander 5392. First edition of the first copy-book published by the great writing master Giovambattista Palatino (ca. 1515-ca. 1575), one of the most famous and influential copy-books of all time, with woodcut calligraphic examples of passages of text, alphabets, monograms, poems written in rebus form and a page showing pens, a pen knife, scissors and other tools of the writing master's trade. Our copy is the issue with "il di XII Agosto MDXXX" in the colophon, like the copies in the Newberry Library and Harvard University. In extent and variety of scripts, Palatino's manual is more ambitious than Arrighi and Taglienti's pioneering copy-books of the 1520s, containing models of "ancient and modern letters of all nations." With this manual Palatino quickly established himself as the most famous and influential writing master of his day. His style and this book were to dominate the development of calligraphy until the rise of Giovan Francesco Cresci three decades later.With early owner's inscription and library stamp. Title-page slightly soiled and an occasional minor stain and one marginal hole, but still in good condition. Seller Inventory # 21260

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About this Item: Cf. Christie's London, 6 June 2000, lot 23, from the collection of William Foyle, lower left in illustration (horn-book with very similar alphabet leaf); no similar example in Tuer. A late 18th-century horn-book, probably made in the Netherlands or England, in the late 18th century. The only similar example we know was in the collection of William Foyle (1885-1963), described (incorrectly?) as having a manuscript alphabet leaf, and with no date proposed. It was not printed from the same block as the present example, but the lay-out and style of the lettering is nearly identical.The brown colouring of the letters and the yellow colouring of the paper is caused by the old varnish protecting the horn-plate. Original horn-books are extremely rare and much sought after, as no respectable collection of children's books can do without one. In very good condition, with a small hole drilled in the left side of the wooden backing and a few minor stains on the horn and paper. An 18th-century horn-book, remarkably well preserved. Seller Inventory # 33

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Guy Bridges

Published by BookSurge Publishing (2008)

ISBN 10: 1419698192 ISBN 13: 9781419698194

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John Richardson

Published by Flash of Brilliance (2008)

ISBN 10: 0971951519 ISBN 13: 9780971951518

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