• Topic: Antiquarian

Matches 1-20 of 1890

London: Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, Green, and Longman, 1833-36. FIRST EDITION.

Bound in full full leather with bands; A FINE SET of a rare work. First published in London, the first volume appearing in 1833, and the second in 1836. Thirty nne figures on six full page plates. [xxxi], 1386 pages, indexed. Small folios. ... more

Price: $3,750.00

Copied by hand (an excellent and readable script, circa 1800) in its entirety, this work was issued at Padua in 1657 and later Englished by Ebenezer Sibly in 1789.

A FINE COPY bound in quarter leather with corners and marbled panels and matching end papers. 265 pages plus the index. All figures are rendered impeccably; a labor which must have been years in the finishing. ... more

Price: $2,500.00

London: Bernard Quaritch, 1883. FIRST EDITION.

Matching green cloth, gilt stamped, together with a titled slipcase; A VERY GOOD or better set with a slight marginal stain in Volume II. The splendid chart and case are in very good+ condition. Illustrated with two colored maps, seventeen full page plates, 339 drawings, and other figures. ... more

Price: $2,277.00

Zurich: Privately Printed, October, 1933 -- July, 1935. For Private Circulation only. FIRST EDITION.

Cloth and marbled boards; A FINE VOLUME of a rare Jungian work in the original printing of the typescripts issued at the Seminar. With illustrations. Edited by Barbara Hannah and Elizabeth Welch. John Lanyard's set. Vol. 1: 77 leaves, one side. Vol. 2: 162 single sided leaves. Quarto. ... more

Price: $1,575.00

New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1913-28.

Pale red cloth boards with gilt lettering to spine and blind stamping to front panel; index volume is a variant; no markings or defects; bindings solid and firm throughout; A VERY GOOD+ SET. Approximately ten thousand pages, double columned. Quarto. ... more

Price: $750.00

Sydney: John Sands Limited, 1912. FIRST EDITION.

Presentation copy: "From the Author". Rebound with leather labels and new end papers; A FINE COPY & scarce. (xxv), 498 pages with appendix and index paginated separately. Eighty one plates and illustrations, nine folding. Royal Octavo. ... more

Price: $450.00

London: Medici Society (by Philip Lee Warner), 1917-30. FIRST EDITION. Limited to 1000 sets on rag.

Very Good+ cloth set in the original dust jackets which show some fading to the spine. Internals firm and free of defect and marking. Small quarto. Volume One: 158 pages. Volume Two: 246 pages. Volume Three: 158 pages. Volume Four: 101 pages. Volume Five: 253 pages. 4to. ... more

Price: $450.00

Amstelodami (Amsterdam): Gerardus Borstius, Bibliopola, 1683. FIRST EDITION.

Bound in full vellum, but peeled at top of spine and top rear panel; early owner's signatures on front free end paper and title page in old hands; well engraved vignettes, head and tail pieces and occasional initial; minor edge and marginal stains with no text effected; A VERY GOOD... more

Price: $450.00

London: Printed for J. Newbery, at the Bible and Sun opposite the North Door in St. Paul's Church-yard; and B. Collins, Bookseller, on the New Canal in Salisbury, 1753. FIRST EDITION.

With an appendix containing some account of their various superstitious observances by astrology, prodigies, auguries, auspices, oracles, &c. in which the origin of each are pointed out. As also a short historical account of the rise of altars, sacred groves, priests, and temples. By a gentleman of Cambridge. Rebound in... more

Price: $425.00

Colorado: Falcon's Wing Press, 1961. FIRST EDITION.

Colored frontispiece; Superb mint copy with dust jacket in the original onionskin wrap applied at time of printing -- never opened, the wrapping which was done by Dr. Muses, and this volume was purchased from his library. Translated by Chang Chen Chi, former Lecturer at the Kong-ka Lamasery, Meinya, East... more

Price: $388.00

Birmingham: W.J. Cosby; Universal Press, 1893. Of this Re-issue of only 600 copies have been printed; 500 of which are on thick antique paper, and 100 on a special Dutch handmade paper, each copy numbered, this being copy 37.

In original publisher's binding of quarter paper covered boards and mock vellum with paper title label chipped at the edges; title page reading "London: Sold by Robert Triphook and Thomas Rudd, 1822" is printed red and black; edges deckled; touch of foxing; type re-set; A VERY GOOD or better volume.... more

Price: $375.00

Frome, UK: Prometheus Trust, 1995-96.

A FINE SET in sewn, archival volumes, reset, with additional material from the publishers, and the Platonic Guild. This classic of western philosophy and mysticism was originally issued in 1804. V. I: [xv], 600 pages. V. II: V. III: [vi], 600 pages. 607 pages. IV: [vi], 582 pages V. V:... more

Price: $375.00

London: John M. Watkins, 1912. FIRST EDITION.

Slight rubbing to the edges of the dark green buckram; titles clear and bright section along rear hinge shows repair; internals excellent; VERY GOOD+ CLOTH VOLUME. Introduction by C.C. Massey. Cecil B. DeMille's copy with his bookplate on front pastedown. 475 pages. Small quarto. ... more

Price: $375.00

London: Vincent Stuart, 1952. FIRST TRADE EDITION.

Some foxing along fore edge; internals firm and free of marking; A Very Good or better set in the very scarce dust jackets, which have the necessary point, "In Three Volumes" below the inside blurb. The fourth and fifth volumes were published some years later. 1226 pages. Small quarto. ... more

Price: $375.00

New York: Lucis Trust, 1944-77. Approximately two hundred issues stretching across three decades. but not a continuous run.

VERY GOOD or better copies, unmarked. Numerous articles by Alice and Foster Bailey, plus other luminaries of the Arcane School. Excellent supplement and resource for questions arising from Mrs. Bailey's books, and Theosophy in general. Approximately thirty pounds weight -- still ships as one volume. ... more

Price: $350.00

University of Tokyo Press & Princeton University Press (co-published), 1969. FIRST EDITION.

Japanese bookseller's stamp on title; A FINE CLOTH COPY. The KOJIKI is a book of antiquities; it is a record of events which, by the seventh century, had become ancient history. Though encrusted with myth and legend, it was the collective memory and historical statement of the origins of the... more

Price: $350.00

London: Bernard Quaritch, 1897. FIRST EDITION.

Edge of spine and front hinge repaired and tightened; titles and binding very bright; internals excellent as most remains uncut/unopened; A VERY GOOD+ CLOTH COPY. 662 pages, indexed plus errata and addenda page. Folding maps and other illustrations. Small quarto. ... more

Price: $325.00

London: John M. Watkins, 1921. FIRST EDITION.

Rubbing to the lower edge of rent panel; internals clean and free of marking; some wear and light bruising to the tips; else, A VERY GOOD CLOTH COPY with bright gilt titles. Seventy three plates. [xvii], 302 pages. Small 4to. ... more

Price: $325.00

Paris: Le Editions de Cres et Cie., 1930. FIRST EDITION.

Quarter bound in caramel calf with matching marbled boards; original title bound in; matching marbled ends; text excellent without defects; A FINE COPY. 347 pages with an excellent bibliography. Well illustrated with rare photographs including the frontispiece of Kamakura. Tall 8vo. This copy belonged to Charles Muses with his stamp... more

Price: $300.00

Edmonds: Sure Fire Press (Holmes Publishing Group), 1993. Limited to 200 copies only, hand-numbered, signed by the publisher.

FINE CLOTH COPY issued without dust jacket. Engraved foldout frontispiece. Translated by John Sparrow and his cousin, John Ellistone. One of the first of Boehme's works to be made available in English, it had a powerful effect on the thought of the mid-17th century. Includes two additional offerings: "The Clavis"... more

Price: $300.00