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  1. First edition; 4to, (20.3 x 15.5 cm); woodcut printer's device to title, woodcut headpieces, tailpieces and initials, some light marginal waterstains, title page slightly browned; later full calf, gilt lettering to spine on red and black morocco labels, spine in compartments, ruled in gilt, some light rubbing to extremities, red speckled edges, housed in a modern brown card slipcase, overall an excellent copy; [16], 268, [4], 269-547 [i.e. 549], [3]pp.

    £9,500
  2. Small 4to, issue without the month date above the imprint, 29 pp., lacking Dl and final blank, browned and slightly damp-stained, modern red morocco gilt, rebacked.

    £12,500
  3. 8vo, (16.2 x 10.8 cm); text in Latin and Greek, woodcut initials, some mispagination between pp.237-273, with some page numbers having been changed in early manuscript, contemporary ink underlinings, cross-outs, and marginal and interlinear notes throughout, perforated stamp to title page, a few earlier ownership marks on the front free endpaper, some toning and soiling within; contemporary blindstamped pigskin, metal clasps, white manuscript letting to spine, spine varnished, some rubbing to boards, overall a very good copy; [16], 598 [i.e. 634], 72pp.

    £750
  4. First edition thus; 4to, (21.5 x 15.5 cm); woodcut publisher's device to title, woodcut headpieces, woodcut historiated initials, some worming to front free endpaper and title, scattered light toning to leaves (mostly marginal); contemporary vellum, gilt device stamped to covers, gilt lettering to spine on a black ground, some material loss to lower spine label, some soiling and warping to boards, edges toned, corners rubbed, overall a very good copy; [84], 843, [1] pp.

    £1,750
  5. First edition; 4to (20.8 x 16 cm) 62 ll. ink stains to edges, slight warming to last two leaves, brief hand-written inscriptions in old ink to some pages in Hebrew and Latin; modern contemporary-style blind tooled panelled morocco. A lovely copy with particularly wide margins.

    £6,750
  6. Fourth edition, blank title page variant; small folio (285 x 200 mm). Former owners signatures to opening leaf, including 'Saul David... Segal Ish Mortara'. Opening leaf margins professionally repaired, slight worming and some staining to a few leaves, edges stained red. Modern exquisitely blind-tooled calf boards, gilt title in English to spine, housed in a custom slip-case. 132 ll.

    £27,000
  7. First edition; 4to, a wide margined copy; unpaginated. Title within architectural arch; title and three closing leaves remargined, stained in places, slight worming to a few edges. Modern blind-tooled panelled calf, English title to spine. Text in Hebrew. [196 ll.]

    £8,750
  8. folio, (48 x 13 cm), Theatrum: 70 double-page engraved maps; rebound later Dutch gilt vellum, the covers with thin panels at the edges, the central panel with gilt-tooled arabesques in the corners and the central figure of Atlas carrying an armillary; the spine and covers remboitaged from different bindings;

    £50,000
  9. First edition; 8vo; publisher's blue cloth, photographic dust-jacket, rubbed and chippped on extremities, ink ownership inscription to front free endpaper, oterwise a fair copy and internally fine.

    £65
  10. Folio in eights, 320 x 200 mm., [6],392,[1],[8], woodcut initials, 17th century ownership inscription, underlinings and occasional marginalia in ink, title dust-soiled and browned at edges with some chipping and one corner clipped, scattered staining heavy in places, a few worm holes and tracks with minor loss to text in a few places, rebound in modern calf-backed marbled boards.

    £450
 

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