Browse Items (10 total)

  • Tags: 18th century

Catalogue Des Livres [original]
A French bookseller's catalogue of French, English, Spanish, Italian, and Latin books.

Binding: fair to good ; paper binding (black marbling) ; rubbing on sides, edges, front, back, spine

Spine: fair ; paper binding ; damage at top and bottom…

Collection d'Anciens Evangiles [original]
Binding: very good ; fully bound in red leather ; marbled enpapers (yellow, blue, green, red) ; borders of inside binding (before endpapers) feature gold tooling

Spine: very good ; 5 raised bands ; gilded text in two compartments reads "COLLECTION…

Defensa de la Declaracion del Clero de Francia de 1682 [original]
Binding: good ; limp vellum binding ; laced at spine ; slightly worn ; binding on bottom left corner of inside front cover seems to be lifting, and endpaper has been lifted by the vellum

Spine: good ; faint hand-lettered text seems to read…

Discernimento de'Spiriti [original]
Binding: fair ; front hinge cracked ; appears to be a three-quarter being with decorative paper (floral patter) ; bumped corners ; fairly worn, overall, especially on edges

Spine: poor to fair ; leather ; 6 compartments, 5 with pressed symbol, the…

Edward Gibbon Catalogue Card [facsimile]
Condition: good ; framed in glass, with description and history on reverse side

Description on back reads: "Facsimile of a catalogue card made by Edward Gibbon at Lausanne about 1790. The original is in the British Museum. Given to the Library by…

Histoire du Bas-Empire w/ Hidden Compartment [original]
Binding: poor ; leather binding ; front cover removed

Spine: fair ; 5 raised bands ; gold tool and design in compartments ; in one compartment it reads: "HISTOIRE DU BAS-EMPIRE" ; in another it reads: "TOM XVI" a great deal of…

Hymns of Callimachus [original]
Binding: fair to good ; full leather (brown) binding ; no detail on cover ; plain endpapers

Spine: fair to good ; 5 raised bands ; some gold tooling ; red and gold tooling in title area which reads: "HYMNS OF CALLIMACHUS" ; some rubbing ; head and…

Mrs. Trimmer's Spelling Book OR The Little Spelling Book for Young Children [original]
Binding: good to very good ; bound in paper (marbled paper, perhaps over a more sturdy brown paper) ; the front cover seems to have become partially detached and then been reattached ; back cover is separating from spine (at head) ; front cover…

One-year Lease of Property [original]
Binding: protected ; loosely sewn into protective paper folder housed between two sheets of Bristol board

Leaves: very good to near fine ; appears to be vellum ; one corner has some damage (tear) ; the terms of the lease are handwritten ;…

The Works of the English Poets [original]
Binding: fair to good ; paper covered boards ; some spotting ; bumped corners ; some wear on edges ; front cover loose

Spine: poor ; covered removed ; exposed sewing

Textblock: good to very good

Contents: The Poems of Edmund Smith ; The…