Catalogues (bound by size) 1-7 (1923-1925) • 8-11 (1925-1927) • 12-16 (1927-1929) • 17-21 (1929-1930) • 22-26 (1930-1931) • 28-38 (1931-1935) • 39-47 (1935-1938) View larger
Catalogues (bound by size) 1-7 (1923-1925) • 8-11 (1925-1927) • 12-16 (1927-1929) • 17-21 (1929-1930) • 22-26 (1930-1931) • 28-38 (1931-1935) • 39-47 (1935-1938)
E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Ltd (London)

[Stock catalogues, numbered series:] 1-172 (complete) [Stock catalogues: Lists: numbered series:] 4-5 § 8 § 15-20 § 22-33 (21, of 33 issued) [Stock catalogues: Supplements: numbered series:] 1-18 (complete) [Stock catalogues, hors série: Book fair lists:] 1975-1992 (incomplete series)

London, E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Limited, 1923-1992
Comprehensive collection of the Catalogues, Supplements, Lists, and Book Fair Lists, issued by E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Ltd, 1923-1992. Included are an unbroken run of the firm’s Catalogues (numbered series, 1-172), a complete set of Supplements (numbered series, 1-18), a substantial numbers of Lists (21, of 33 issued), and Book Fair Lists (1975-1992). Our collection is as comprehensive as the firm’s own reference sets, the first sold by Christie’s, The Stock and reference library of E.P. Goldschmidt and Co. Ltd, 8-9 July 1993, lot 437, £3850 (Catalogues 1-155 only, with 61 and 82 in photocopy; and 16 Lists only); the second by Christie’s South Kensington, 31 January 1997, lot 124, £6200 (Catalogues 1-171, the final catalogue 172 absent; and 26 Lists only). Our collection is superior to one offered by Christie’s, London, 12 November 2008, lot 137, £3000 (Catalogues 1-168 only, with 2, 4, 62 in facsimile; 9 Lists only). A set offered in 1994 by Paul Breman (Catalogue 164, item 29, £2650), heralded as “probably the largest set of Goldschmidt catalogues ever offered for sale”, lacked fourteen Catalogues and fifteen Lists; another, offered by Jonathan Hill (Catalogue 87, 1995, item 340, $4000), lacked 14 Catalogues, 4 Supplements, and numerous Lists. The series of numbered catalogues is attractively bound in 19 volumes, half-morocco (except for last five catalogues, still in original wrappers); the Supplements, Lists, Stock Lists, and Book Fair Lists are as issued, housed in two matching half-morocco boxes. ¶ Very attractive set.
Subjects
Bibliography - Booksellers' catalogues
Book illustration - Booksellers' catalogues
Book illustration - Cartography - Collections
Medical books - Booksellers' catalogues
Photography, Early - Booksellers' catalogues
Printing - Europe, 1455-1500 - Booksellers' catalogues
Private libraries - Burns (John Elliot), 1858-1943
Private libraries - Gaselee (Stephen), 1882-1943
Private libraries - Liechtenstein (Franz Joseph II, Prince of), 1906-1989
Private libraries - Little (Andrew George), 1863-1945
Private libraries - Malmesbury (James Edward Harris, 5th Earl of), 1872-1950
Private libraries - Pecci Blunt (Anna Laetitia), 1885-1971
Private libraries - Pirckheimer (Willibald), 1470-1530
Private libraries - Renouvier (Charles Bernard), 1815-1903
Private libraries - Wolf (Abraham), 1876-1948
Reformation in literature - Booksellers' catalogues
Science books - Booksellers' catalogues
Topographical books and prints - Italy - Rome
Trade catalogues
Authors/Creators
E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Ltd (London)
Goldschmidt, Ernst Philip, 1887-1954
Vellekoop, Jacques Leonard, 1926-2007
Printers/Publishers
Lafréry, Antoine, 1512-1577
Tschichold, Jan, 1902-1974
Owners
Besterman, Theodore, 1904-1976
Bulloch, William, 1868-1941
Burns, John Elliot, 1858-1943
Duff, Edward Gordon, 1863-1924
Gaselee, Stephen, 1882-1943
Lallemant, Jean, le Jeune
Liechtenstein, Franz Joseph II, Prince of, 1906-1989
Little, Andrew George, 1863-1945
Loménie de Brienne family
Malmesbury, James Edward Harris, 5th Earl of, 1872-1950
Morison, Stanley Arthur, 1889-1967
Pecci Blunt, Anna Laetitia, 1885-1971
Pirckheimer, Willibald, 1470-1530
Power, d'Arcy, Sir, 1855-1941
Radcliffe Observatory, Oxford
Renouvier, Charles Bernard, 1815-1903
Wolf, Abraham, 1876-1948
  • This collection contains

  • E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Ltd (London)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 1] A Catalogue of one hundred early printed books mostly in their original bindings

    London, E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Limited, 1923
    (24 cm), 52 pp., 1 leaf of plates (pls.I-II), text illustrations. 100 items; priced. Publisher’s original printed wrappers bound in. - Catalogue entirely of incunabula (12 not in Hain, 10 not in Proctor), the most valuable the 1488 Florence Homer, priced £450 (it found no immediate buyer). Collectors ordering from Goldschmidt’s first catalogue include Austen Mardon, a recent graduate of Trinity College Cambridge, who purchased eight books; Albert Ehrman; Hans Fürstenberg; Baron Kornfeld; and the Swedish bibliophile Baron Hierta (1864-1924), who bought the editio princeps of Cicero’s De Natura deorum (Venice 1471), in a contemporary binding described by Goldschmidt as Neapolitan, and comparable to bindings in the library of the Aragonese Kings of Naples. Baron Hierta later purchased item 36, the 1470 Jenson Cicero printed on vellum, lacking thirty leaves, but in a fifteenth century Venetian binding and illuminated with the arms of Lucas de Tollentis (1428-1491), Bishop of Sebenico (priced £200, it was the most expensive book sold from the catalogue; now in Uppsala UB).
  • E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Ltd (London)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 2] Rare and valuable books comprising Americana, book-bindings, old medicine, woodcut books, etc.

    London, E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Limited, 1923
    (24 cm), 75 (1) pp., 10 leaves of plates (pls.III-XVIII, pls.III-IV in colour), text illustrations. 205 items (numbered 101-305); priced. Publisher’s original printed wrappers bound in. - The colour plates illustrate a spectacular coloured copy of the 1513 Strassburg Ptolemy (item 114, £150); bindings are reproduced on six plates.
  • E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Ltd (London)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 3] Rare and valuable books comprising incunabula, woodcut books, bibliography and printing art

    London, E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Limited, 1923
    (23 cm), 77 pp., 8 leaves of plates (pls.I-XIII, pls.I-II in colour, pl.III folding), text illustrations. 291 items; priced. Publisher’s original printed wrappers bound in. - Both colour plates illustrate a hand-coloured copy of Ketham, Fasciculus Medicinae (Venice 1500); the folding plate illustrates a pen drawing of the human skeleton in a copy of Valascus de Tarenta, Practica, quae alias Philonium dicitur (Lyons: Johannes Clein, 14 November “1401” [i.e. 1501]).
  • E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Ltd (London)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 4] Manuscripts and early printed books 1463-1600

    London, E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Limited, 1924
    (24 cm), (2) vi, 89 pp., frontispiece and 13 leaves of plates (pls.I-XXIV, frontispiece and pl.XXIII in colour), text illustrations. 8 + 168 items; priced. Publisher’s original printed wrappers bound in. - Goldschmidt’s most impressive catalogue to date. featuring eight manuscripts, 81 incunables, the latter from 69 different presses. Two of the most valuable were the 1479 Mainz Turrecremata (bought in January 1924 from Karl Hiersemann in Leipzig, for £400), effusively described, illustrated on two plates, and priced £1000 (Rosenbach gave him £650 for it, on 12 May 1924); and the 1474 Utrecht Jacobus de Cessolis, De ludo scachorum (bought in the 19-23 May 1924 sale by Hamptons of the Earl of Dudley’s Himley Hall library). Two bindings are reproduced in the catalogue in colour: the 1548 Lyon Plato, bound for Cardinal Cristoforo Madruzzo (ex-Libri and Hoe collections), and a Parisian binding with motto “Quiesco tandem”; fourteen bindings are reproduced in black and white. Of these sixteen featured bindings, only six sold immediately, and these to just four customers: Albert Ehrman, W.E. Moss, the Royal Library Stockholm, and Maggs. The Parisian Grolieresque binding with motto “Quiesco tandem” remained on the shelf for another ten years.
  • E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Ltd (London)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 5] Rare and valuable books, bibliography, Americana, European history, medicine, philosophy, comprising special collections on Italy, and on John Huss, the Council of Constance and Bohemia in the XIV. and XV. Century

    London, E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Limited, 1924
    (24 cm), 52 pp., 1 text illustration. 414 items (numbered 200-614); priced. Publisher’s original printed wrappers bound in. ¶ Upper cover of wrapper soiled; occasional staining in gutter margin (from rusted staples).
  • E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Ltd (London)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 6] Rare and valuable books comprising incunabula, woodcut books, geography, medicine, philosophy, bibliography, Greek & Latin classics

    London, E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Limited, 1925
    (24 cm), 128 pp., frontispiece and 8 leaves of plates (pls.I-XVI, some printed red & black; pl. XVI folding), text illustrations. 509 items; priced. Publisher’s original printed wrappers bound in. - Includes two volumes of the 1541 Aldine Cicero, in Parisian bindings for the German university students Damian Pflug and Nicolaus von Ebleben, which Goldschmidt had purchased in the fourth part of the Bethmann sale, held in Paris in April 1924 (item 70, £80 the two; pls.VII-VIII). Sixty incunables, the two most expensive are the Pinelli-Boutourlin copy of the 1476 Jenson Pliny (item 45, £200; previously offered in Catalogue 1) and 1476 Regiomontanus Kalendarium (item 48, £250).
  • E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Ltd (London)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 7] Incunabula, Humanists, Reformation tracts from the library of Willibald Pirckheimer and other sources

    London, E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Limited, 1925
    (24 cm), 164 pp., 16 leaves of plates (pls.I-XXX, some printed red & black; pl.XXIV folding), text illustrations. 548 items; priced. Publisher’s original printed wrappers bound in. - Includes 78 incunables, among them Willibald Pirckheimer’s copy of the 1494 Anthologia Graeca with his arms painted on the first leaf of text (item 4, £175; pl.I); and an imperfect copy (item 18, £275) of the very rare Breviarium Sedunense (Chambéry, not before 1482), now San Marino, Huntington Library, 100395. The Pirckheimer books had been consigned to Sotheby’s by the Royal Society, 4 May 1925 (228 lots). The catalogue offers “other important additions to our stock from other sources, such as the late Mr. E. Gordon Duff’s collection, whose cherished books will surely be regarded as relics by every admirer of the greatest of recent English bibliographers” (from Catalogue foreword); Duff’s library was dispersed by Sotheby’s, 16-19 March 1925. A folding plate illustrates the Adam and Eve woodcuts with moveable flaps in a copy of the 1556 Geminus Compendiosa totius anatomie delineatio (item 376, £240). ¶ Pencil inscription (beneath pl. XXX).
  • E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Ltd (London)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 8] Rare and valuable books comprising manuscripts, incunabula, woodcut books, geography; medicine, XVIII century architecture and gardens, bibliography & bookbindings [other title:] Manuscripts, early printed books, many with woodcut illustrations; early works on geography, medicine, the theatre, gardens & architecture; Slavica, Scandinavia, bibliography, etc. etc., including a Grolier and a Maioli binding, the Hypnerotomachia of 1499; incunabula printed at Como, Santorso, Savigliano, Haarlem, Delft, Saragossa, etc.; the Ptolemy of 1520, the Grynaeus 1532 with the genuine world-map, etc. etc.

    London, E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Limited, 1925
    (24 cm), 192 pp., frontispiece and 14 leaves of plates (pls.I-XXVIII, some printed red & black), text illustrations. 472 items; priced. Publisher’s original printed wrappers bound in. - Among the bookbindings featured are Grolier’s copy of the 1557 Basel Cardanus (item 119, £550) and Maioli’s copy of the 1532 Basel Dionysius Halicarnassus (item 130, £350), both acquired by Goldschmidt in the Colonel E.R. Pratt sale at Sotheby’s, 27 July 1925 (this provenance concealed). The Cardanus languished in stock for the remainder of Goldschmidt’s life: it was re-offered in Catalogue 34 (priced £450), afterwards consigned to William Schab in New York (his Catalogue 2, issued in 1941, priced $1600), but returned unsold to London. In December 1954 Goldschmidt’s successor, Jacques Vellekoop, finally sold it, to the art and book dealer Dr Karl Goldmann of Munich, on behalf of the Bayerische Staatsbibliothek (shelfmark ESlg/2 Phys.g. 7a). Ten manuscripts are offered, including (item 1, £52) an atlas of Africa drawn by B. Guerin of Nancy, dated 16 August 1595 (purchased in the first session of the De Marinis sale, by Hoepli, Milan, 6-9 May 1925; sold to Boies Penrose); and (item 3, £105) Saint Augustine, “Confessiones”, c. 1150 (ex-Sotheby’s 6 April 1925, lot 490; eventually via Maggs to Harvard, Houghton Library, MS Richardson 27); 88 incunables, including (item 94, £375) Hans Tucher, Reise in das gelobte Land (1484), from the Kloss and John Bellingham Inglis collections (now Pierpont Morgan Library, 23622).
  • E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Ltd (London)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 9] Rare and valuable books comprising incunabula, Americana, medicine, philosophy, science, art, bibliography [title-page:] Early printed books, Americana, medicine; science; art, bibliography; etc. etc., including specimens from rare 15th century presses: Brünn, Münster i.W., Turin, Cividale, etc.; the Vespucci-Letter of 1506; an undescribed Americanum of Cracow, 1506, an unknown anatomical broadside; a binding for Queen Elizabeth, etc., etc.

    London, E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Limited, 1926
    (24 cm), 136 pp., frontispiece and 9 leaves of plates (pls.I-XV, [1]; pls.IX-X, XI, XV are folding; frontispiece and pl.[1] are in colour), text illustrations. 367 items; priced. Publisher’s original printed wrappers bound in. - The two colour plates illustrates bindings: one for Queen Elizabeth I (item 199, £360; on Gilles, Annales et croniques de France, 1562); the other the four-volume 1542 Gryphius Latin Bible bound with owner’s names “F. AA. Polo” on covers (item 163a, £36). The short section of “Americana” includes Jan Głogowczyk, Introductorium compendiosum in tractatum spere material (Cracovia 1506) and Vespucci, Von den newen insulen und landen so yttz kurtzlichen erfundenn seynd durch den Kunigk von Portigal (Leipzig: Martin Landsberg 1506), priced £225 each. There are 73 incunabula.
  • E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Ltd (London)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 10] Rare and valuable books comprising manuscripts, early printed books, early medicine and science, XVIth century presses, bibliography [title-page:] Manuscripts, early printed books, early medicine and science, sixteenth century presses, bibliography, etc., including first editions of Ramon Lull’s Arbor Scientiae, Barcelona, 1482, and Brunschwig’s Cirurgia, 1497, and other books on anatomy, an unknown broadside on Joh. Pfefferkorn, the Soncino-Vergil of 1508, etc. etc.

    London, E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Limited, 1927
    (24 cm), (8) 184 pp., frontispiece and 9 leaves of plates (pls.I-XV, some printed in red & black), text illustrations. 450 items; priced. Publisher’s original printed wrappers bound in. - Eleven manuscripts; 117 incunables, including (item 14, £150) Alessandro Braccio’s Italian translation of De duobus amantibus Euryalo et Lucretia (Milan: for Alexander Pelizonus, 20 November 1500), carefully described, and with a reproduction of the title-page (ISTC ip00689900, no copy located), and (item 104, £450; pls.VIII-IX) a copy of the Schatzbehalter in a binding covered with a vellum leaf from a 14th century Hebrew manuscript of the Pentateuch, with pastedowns from “an early Christian Liturgical Ms. with neumes”, which Goldschmidt considered “one of the most remarkable specimens of XVth century binding I have ever seen” (from the catalogue entry).
  • E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Ltd (London)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 11] Early astronomy, science, mathematics and medicine, cartography & navigation, specimens of rare presses & types, classics, woodcut books, etc. etc. [title-page:] Mathematics, astronomy, medicine, geography, classics, etc. including the editio princeps of Manilius and two other specimens from Regiomontanus’ private press 1473-4; Copernicus: De Revolutionibus, 1543; Machiavelli’s Prince, 1532; Grotius: De Mare Libero, 1609, and other first editions of famous books; Amadis de Gaule, 1541-1559, the twelve books complete; Les faictz merveilleux de Virgile, Toulouse, 1538; Alain Chartier’s Bréviaire des Nobles, 1535; and other early French poems, etc. etc.

    London, E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Limited, 1927
    (24 cm), 180 pp., frontispiece and 6 leaves of plates (pls.I-VI, pl.II folding), text illustrations. 456 items; priced. Publisher’s original printed wrappers bound in. - Includes a volume containing eighteen French books, printed 1536-1539, all purchased by Wolfgang Hunger at Bourges in 1539 and bound for him in 1542; “We are for the present keeping these 18 items together in one volume as they are… but we price each item singly and will note any order received for each separate item and will execute such orders as soon as it become clear that the volume will have to be broken up” (catalogue entry). Fortunately, it remained intact, and the volume is now Harvard University, Houghton Library, FC5 A100 B560p. Fifty incunables, including one “hitherto entirely undescribed”: Clemens Lossow, Rosarius B. V. M. (Leipzig: Moritz Brandis, after 16 February 1486), apparently ex-Gilhofer & Ranschburg, “Livres rares et précieux” [catalogue 150] (Vienna 1922), item 40, now Huntington Library, 55420. Another incunable (item 234, £475) is a specimen of a rare press: Summaria declaratio bullae indulgentiarum ecclesiae Xanctonensi et pro tuitione fidei concessarum (Münster in Westfalen: Johann Limburg, about 1485-86); this book passed through subsequent Goldschmidt catalogues, was bought eventually by Maggs (Catalogue 816, item 54), and is now Cambridge University Library, Inc.3.A.35.1 [4379].
  • E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Ltd (London)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 12] History, biography, bibliography

    London, E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Limited, 1927
    (23.5 cm), 64 pp. 481 items; priced. Publisher’s original printed wrappers bound in.
  • E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Ltd (London)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 13] Mediaeval Latin literature from Boethius to Petrarch, from Petrarch to Erasmus [other title:] Mediaeval Latin literature including Mss. of S. Bernard, Godfrey of Viterbo, Petrus Comestor, etc.; first editions of: Gesta Romanorum, Dialogus Creaturarum, Solomon and Marcolphus, Thomas de Cantimpré’s Bee-Book, and many other rare XVth century impressions; also the editio princeps of Thomas More’s Utopia; modern standard editions of mediaeval texts

    London, E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Limited, 1928
    (23.5 cm), (8) 111 (1) pp., text illustrations. 522 items; priced. Publisher’s original printed wrappers bound in. - Includes 66 incunables.
  • E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Ltd (London)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 14] Rare and valuable books comprising early printed books, medicine, mathematics and early science, XVIth century books, early bookbindings, bibliography [other title:] Early printed books, medicine; mathematics and early science, XVIth century books and many specimens of early bindings, bibliography, etc. Including first edition of the Dialogus Creaturarum, Gouda, 1480; an unknown edition of Claudian; the Decameron of 1518 with woodcuts; Guainerius’ De Matricibus, 1474, the first book on obstetrics; Conrad von Megenberg’s Buch der Natur, 1499, etc., etc.

    London, E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Limited, 1928
    (23.5 cm), (2) 238 (6) pp., frontispiece and 18 leaves of plates (pls.I-XXXV, pls.V, XII, XV are folding, others are printed in red & black), text illustrations. 727 items; priced. Publisher’s original printed wrappers bound in. - One of the folding plates reproduces a large woodcut of the human skeleton (Anathomia ossium) bound with two works of Magnus Hund, Introductorium in Aristotelis physica (Leipzig: Wolfgang Stöckel, 20 July 1500) and Antropologium de hominis dignitate (Leipzig: Wolfgang Stöckel, 1501); the volume was sold to Harvey Cushing (1869-1939), and is now Yale University, Medical Historical Library, Incunabula H-555. Another folding plate reproduces an almanac for 1496 ([Nuremberg: Kaspar Hochfeder, 1495?]) listing days suitable for phlebotomy (sold to William Norton Bullard, 1853-1931; now Harvard University, Countway Library, Bullard 106). Items 245-274 are “Rare XVIth century books in remarkable bindings”; sixteen of the plates reproduce bindings.
  • E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Ltd (London)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 15] Rare and valuable books comprising manuscripts; early printed books Italian literature, medicine, geography, travels, Americana, rare XVIth and XVIIth century books, bibliography [other title:] Manuscripts, early printed books, Italian literature; medicine, travels, Americana, rare XVIth and XVIIth century books, bibliography, etc., including: an early Ms. of the "De Philosophia Mundi" of Guillaume de Conches; the only book printed by Mentelin to contain his name (Strassburg; 1464-5); Sir John Mandeville’s Travels, with woodcuts; the 1525 Ptolemy in its original binding; early geography and discovery; the first edition of the laws and statutes of Poland, Cracow, 1506, etc., etc.

    London, E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Limited, 1928
    (23.5 cm), (6) 156 pp., frontispiece and 10 leaves of plates (pls.I-XVI, some printed in red & black, pls. XIV, XVI folding), text illustrations. 403 items; priced. Publisher’s original printed wrappers bound in. - Twenty-five manuscripts, including (item 16, £75) Giovanni Giocondo da Verona, “Sylloge Inscriptionum Antiquarum”, a redaction by the Milanese painter Protasio Crivelli, 1498 (ex-Hoepli, Manoscritti, miniature, incunabuli, libri figurati, legature, 26 April-3 May 1928, lot 184) and (item 12, £180) William of Conches, “De Philosophia Mundi”, c. 1175, bought by Goldschmidt from the Munich bookseller Emil Hirsch (Valuable manuscripts of the Middle Ages, mostly illuminated, 1928, item 8), reappeared in the William Foyle sale (Christie’s, 11 July 2000, lot 7), and now University of Pennsylvania Library, Lawrence J. Schoenberg collection MS 384. The section of “Italian literature” (Items 71-166) includes (item 94, £60) the Heber copy of Frezzi’s Quadriregio del decorso della vita humana (Bologna: Franciscus de Ragazonibus, 1494).
  • E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Ltd (London)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 16] Woodcut books, specimens from rare & famous presses, bibliography [other title:] German, French and Italian woodcut books, specimens of famous presses and rare places of imprint, bibliography, including: Dürer’s Unterweisung, his Hrotsvitha and others; Tory’s Champfleury and his Grandes Heures; S. Birgitta of 1481; Dialogus Creaturarum, 1480; and other XVth century woodcut boots; a book printed by Caxton at Cologne and by Sweynheym and Pannartz at Rome, 1470; rare early impressions of Angers, Lübeck (1486), St. Dié (1510), Aldines, etc. etc.

    London, E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Limited, 1929
    (24.5 cm), (2) 204 (8) pp., frontispiece and 9 leaves of plates (pls.I-XVII, some printed in red & black, pl.XI folding), text illustrations. 410 items; priced. Publisher’s original printed wrappers bound in. - The Dialogus creaturarum moralizatus (Gouda: Gerard Leeu, 3 June 1480) is the Thomas Grenville copy (item 65, £275); the Caxton imprint is a copy of Burlaeus, De vita et moribus philosophorum ([Cologne: Johann Schilling, for William Caxton, about 1472]), in contemporary stamped calf (item 204, £125); the Conradus Sweynheym and Arnoldus Pannartz imprint is Leo I, Sermones (Rome, after 21 September 1470), in limp vellum (item 290, £250). ¶ Exlibris of Malvern Public Library; “This book was presented by C.W. Dyson Perrins Esq. Davenham June 1938”. Library inkstamp (repeated), shelfmark on title-page verso.
  • E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Ltd (London)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 17] Old medicine including a small collection of early medical manuscripts and incunabula formed by a professor of the university of Montpellier

    London, E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Limited, 1929
    (23.5 cm), 72 pp., frontispiece (in colour) and 9 leaves of plates (pls.I-VIII, [1], one folding), text illustrations. 120 items; priced. Publisher’s original printed wrappers bound in. - Includes nine manuscripts, the most valuable Dioscorides, “De virtutibus simplicium medicinarum” (sold in February 1930 to the Pierpont Morgan Library, MS M.760). The colour frontispiece reproduces a woodcut in a copy Hans von Gersdorff, Feldbuch der Wundarzney (Strassburg: Schott, [undated; after 1517]); the unnumbered plate reproduces the English binding on Symphorien Champier, Speculum galeni (Lyon 1512), from Gordon Duff’s collection. Also offered is a copy of Vesalius’ China root epistle (Venice 1546) bound with Demetrio Canevari, De ligno sancto commentarium (Rome 1602), from the library of Jacques Auguste de Thou (item 114, £75; with Maggs, Catalogue 582, 1933, item 145). ¶ Wrapper dust-soiled; otherwise a fine copy.
  • E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Ltd (London)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 18] Astronomy, mathematics; early science; geography, cosmography; early Americana; navigation and discovery

    London, E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Limited, 1929
    (23.5 cm), 112 pp., frontispiece (in colour) and 11 leaves of plates (pls.I-X, [1]; some printed in red & black, most folding), text illustrations. 194 items; priced. Publisher’s original printed wrappers bound in. - Highlight of the catalogue (item 1, £550) is a manuscript of selections from Aristotle, followed by selections, mostly astronomical and arithmetical, from Henricus Monachus, Johannes de Sacrobosco, Robertus Grosseteste, Johannes de Ahrweiler, Gerardus Cremonensis, and others, written c. 1291-1330, and featuring a folding chart indicating the position of the fixed stars (reproduced as pl.I); it was purchased by Harvey Cushing in 1935, and is now Yale University, Medical Historical Library, Ms 11. Also notable is a coloured copy of Apianus, Astronomicum Caesareum (Ingolstadt 1540), from the library of Cardinal Altemps in Rome (item 14, £120; frontispiece and pl.III). The unnumbered plate reproduces the manuscript of William of Conches, “De Philosophia Mundi”, c. 1175 (reprised from Catalogue 15). On the verso of the title-page is a list of thirty-six “Americana” (1496-1655) offered in the catalogue.
  • E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Ltd (London)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 19] Greek and Roman classics; Church Fathers; mediaeval literature, S. Augustine, Dante, Erasmus [other title:] …including a number of manuscripts and fine editions

    London, E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Limited, 1929
    (23.5 cm), 96 pp., frontispiece and 11 leaves of plates (pls.I-VII, [1-4], some printed red & black), text illustrations. 279 items; priced. Publisher’s original printed wrappers bound in. - Fourteen manuscripts, the most valuable Julian of Toledo, “Prognosticon”, together with Ephrem the Syrian, “Sermones”, and other texts, c. 1001-1074 (item 203, £1250; frontispiece, pl.[4]); this later passed through Catalogues 21 and 23, and was sold from the latter in January 1932 to The Newberry Library (now Vault folio Case MS 2). Among the incunables, most remarkable are the 1471 Jenson Caesar, inscribed by Johannes Marchanova (c. 1410/15-1467), in an English red morocco binding with the Earl of Malmesbury’s arms on covers (item 17, £400); the rare Cicero, De officiis (Naples: Arnaldus de Bruxella, 24 December 1474), annotated by Nicolaus de Hittendorff in 1479 (items 25, £105); Thucydides, Historia belli Peloponnesiaci ([Treviso: Johannes Rubeus Vercellensis, 1483?]), in a contemporary gold-tooled Neapolitan binding (item 95, £150; pl.[3]); and 1479 Basel De Civitate dei in an unusual contemporary binding of brown calf: “the inner and outer frames are formed by a continuous text in German in Gothic lettering”; “the text is not produced by a roll, since the words do not repeat themselves, nor by juxtaposed strips engraved with letters, but undoubtedly from moveable single letters set up as type between two strong metal bands” (item 122, £135).
  • E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Ltd (London)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 20] Art, architecture, bookbindings and book illustration including a number of early woodcut books; heraldry, theatrical decoration, law, music, philosophy, orientalia & Judaica, bibliography

    London, E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Limited, 1929
    (23.5 cm), 107 (1) pp., frontispiece (in colour) and 3 leaves of plates (pls.I-III, some printed in red & black), text illustrations. 106 items; priced. Publisher’s original printed wrappers bound in. - Includes Henry VIII’s copy of Dat boek des hyllighen Ewangelii Profecien und Epistelen ouer dat ghantze yaer myt der glosen unde exempelen (Lübeck 1506), one of two copies appearing in the 1542 royal inventory (the other is British Library, 3832 f.18), sold as a duplicate by the British Museum duplicate in 1787, subsequently in the William Morris and Charles Fairfax Murray collections (item 74, £150). The book was purchased by the Royal Library, Windsor, in August 1929 (RCIN 1053701). The frontispiece reproduces an armorial painted by a French herald for Hector Le Breton, sieur de la Doinneterie (item 107, sold); this reappeared on the market in 2003 (Tajan, Bibliothèques des comtes Henri et François Chandon de Briailles, manuscrits enluminés du XIVe au XVIIIe siècle, Paris, 17 December 2003, lot 1).
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    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 21] Manuscripts, incunabula, woodcut books [other title:] … including: a remarkable XIIth cent. codex containing S. Brandan’s "Navigation", the "Life of Theophilus the Magician" and other interesting mediaeval texts of the highest literary importance; the "Chronica Hungarorum" of Joh. de Thurocz printed at Brünn, 1488; Ludolphus de Saxonia, Delft, 1488; S. Birgitta, Lübeck, 1496; Conradus Turicensus, Beromünster, 1472 – the first press in Switzerland; and many other books from rare XVth cent. presses; Dutch "Horae", 1512; Vivaldus, Saluzzo, 1503; and many other fine XVIth cent. woodcut books with cuts by Dürer, Burgkmair, Springinklee, etc., etc.

    London, E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Limited, 1930
    (23.5 cm), (2) 158 (2) pp., frontispiece, 8 leaves of plates (pls.I-XVI, some printed red & black), text illustrations. 197 items; priced. Publisher’s original printed wrappers bound in. - Manuscripts (items 1-28a); Incunabula (29-143); Woodcut books (144-197). Two plates reproduces an Italian manuscript of Petrus Comestor, “Historia scholastica”, c. 1280, used in Paris by an Hungarian glossator (item 9, £210); it was re-offered in Catalogues 23 (1930) and 44 (1937), sent on consignment to W.H. Schab in New York (his Catalogue 5, 1942, item 78), returned to London, and sold to James P.R. Lyell (1871-1948) in August 1943 (now Bodleian Library, MS. Lyell 70). Item 28a (£475) is a miscellaneous manuscript from Lambach Abbey containing Isidore of Seville’s “Sententiae”, Otloh of St Emmeran’s “Dialogus de tribus questionibus”, Saint Brendan the Voyager’s “Navigatio” and other treatises, written between 1100 and 1150 (ex-Sotheby’s, 11 November 1929, lot 392); it was re-offered in Catalogue 23, and sold to The Newberry Library in 1931 (Vault folio Case MS 6). Item 98 (£275) is Horae: ad usum Romanum ([Paris]: Etienne Jehannot, 20 October 1497), a copy printed on paper, from the library of the Praemonstratensian Abbey of San Norberto en Valladolid, presented to Mariano Rampolla del Tindaro (1843-1913) when he was Papal Nuncio in Spain, “the only [copy] to have survived of this remarkable edition” (cf. ISTC ih00389800; only a single copy on vellum is recorded).
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    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 22] Astronomy, cosmography, mathematics, early science; with a few books on cartography and map-projection

    London, E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Limited, 1930
    (23.5 cm), 48 pp., text illustrations. 106 items; priced. Publisher’s original printed wrappers bound in. - Includes an illustrated manuscript treatise on map-construction, B. de Desnaguelz, “Abregé cosmographique: divisé en deux livres”, probably written at Nancy, c. 1600 (item 25, £60; purchased in 1930 by Harvard University, Houghton Library, Ms Fr 122).
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    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 23] Mediaeval literature and science with a few manuscripts of the classics [other title:] … including a small collection of manuscripts of the classics

    London, E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Limited, 1930
    (23.5 cm), viii, 160 pp., frontispiece, 8 leaves of plates (pls.I-XVI, some printed red & black), text illustrations. 472 items; priced. Publisher’s original printed wrappers bound in. - Forty-two manuscripts are offered; also Goldschmidt’s description of “An unknown twelfth century treatise in defence of beards”, already sold to the British Museum (pp.ii-iv; frontispiece). Included are four manuscripts purchased by Goldschmidt in March 1930 from Stephen Gaselee: a Statius, written in 1419 (item 13, £210), a Martial (Phillipps Ms 9677) written in 1470 (item 8, £72), a Plautus (Phillipps Ms 6556) written about 1450 (item 11, £30), and a Lucanus (Phillipps Ms 9029) of about the same date (item 7, £27). Goldschmidt soon lost confidence in the Lucanus; he consigned it to Sotheby’s, where it was sold on 25 July 1932, for £6. The other three manuscripts passed through a long succession of catalogues. The Plautus eventually sold to the University of Virginia in 1941 for £12, the Statius to Major Abbey in 1949 for £150, and the Martial to the University of Kansas in 1956 for £110. A lengthy description is printed (pp.101-103; item 253, £125) of Johannes Motis, Recommendatio mulierum contra viros seu mares ([Memmingen: Albrecht Kunne, before 1499]), in which Goldschmidt considers the identity of the author of the appended text “Remedium contra concubinas ex libro Matheoli abbreviatum” (Petrus de Corbolio?), and other early versions of the poem, a puzzle to which he later returned (Medieval texts and their first appearance in print, 1943, pp.35-38).
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    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 24] Woodcut books, classics, bibliography [other title:] … including the Aesop printed by Sorg, c. 1483; the Poliphilo of 1499; Ludolphus of Saxonia, Delft 1488; first edition of the Petrarch illustrated by Weiditz, 1532; Sigismondo de Fanti on the Art of Writing, 1514; and many other fine woodcut books; an undescribed Juvenal from the first press at Lyons; the first edition of Averroes’ De Substantia Orbis, 1482; numerous examples of printing, including the smallest of all type specimens: Luce, 1740; etc., etc.

    London, E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Limited, 1930
    (23.5 cm), (2) 160 pp., frontispiece, 5 leaves of plates (pls.I-X), text illustrations. 343 items; priced. Publisher’s original printed wrappers bound in. - Woodcut books (items 1-93); Classics (items 94-180); Bibliography (items 181-343). The frontispiece reproduces the upper cover and spine of Euripides, Tragoediae XIX (Heidelberg 1597), in a “Clovis Eve style” binding, from the J.-Ch. Brunet, Leboeuf de Montgermont, and Rahir collections (item 122, £225).
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    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 25] Old science, medicine, philosophy [other title:] … including first editions of Paré: La Méthode Curative des Plages; Paciolo: Divina Proportione; Sabunde: Theologia Naturalis; and of other works by Leeuwenhoek, Laennec, Galilei, etc., etc.

    London, E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Limited, 1931
    (23.5 cm), (2) 135 (9) pp., frontispiece, 4 leaves of plates (pls.I-VIII, some printed in red & black), text illustrations. 393 items; priced. Publisher’s original printed wrappers bound in. Contains subject index. ¶ Tear in upper cover neatly repaired.
  • E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Ltd (London)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 26] Rare and valuable books comprising manuscripts, early printed books of the XVth to the XVIIth century; many illustrated with woodcuts, scarce editions of classical, mediaeval & Renaissance authors, bibliography : Manuscripts and printed books of the XVth to the XVIIth century, mainly illustrated with woodcuts; including many French woodcut books: Le Jouvencel, Vérard, 1493; Mistère de la Passion, 1512; Metamorphoses d’Ovide, Janot, 1539, etc., etc.; an early Venetian woodcut border hand printed in a Valerius Maximus of 1471; early travel books: Clavijo’s Travels in Persia (1415), Lahontan, Froger, Hurtado de Mendoza, etc. Many fine specimens of early bookbindings, both gilt and blind stamped; scarce editions of classical; mediaeval and Renaissance authors. Bibliography

    London, E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Limited, 1931
    (23.5 cm), (2) 112 (4) pp., frontispiece, 7 leaves of plates (pls.I-X, XIII-XV, some printed in red and black), text illustrations. 360 items; priced. Publisher’s original printed wrappers bound in. - Item 1 (reproduced on frontispiece) is the Hoe copy of La Bible des poetes de Ouide Methamorphose (Paris: printed for Jean Petit and Philippe le Noir, c. 1525), now Harvard University, Houghton Library, Typ 515 20.204. Items 191-360 (pp.90-112) are bibliographies. In this copy, the folding plate XI-XII (associated in text with items 141 and 145) is not found.

    Offered with Rare and valuable books comprising manuscripts, early printed books of the XVth to the XVIIth century; many illustrated with woodcuts, scarce editions of classical, mediaeval & Renaissance authors. London: E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Limited, [1931]. (23.5 cm), 133 (3) pp., frontispiece, 8 leaves of plates (pls.I-XVI), text illustrations. 296 items; priced. Publisher’s printed wrappers. - A new edition, also designated “Catalogue 26” on cover and title-page. Item 1 (reproduced on frontispiece) is a copy of Conrad Celtis, In hoc libello continentur divo Maximiliano Augusto Chunradi Celtis Rhapsodia (Augsburg: Johann Otmar, 1505). Items 2-190 are same books offered in the previous edition; items 191-296 are early printed books, headed “Appendix Recent Acquisitions”. In this edition, pp.1-2 are newly composed and printed, pp.3-89 the original setting, and p.90 to the end again newly composed and printed. Plates II-XV are the same as in the previous edition; pl.XVI is associated with item 206 in the “Appendix”. Since “Catalogue 27” is here announced on inside upper wrapper as “Just issued”, we presume this is the later of the two editions. ¶ Wrappers not entirely fresh; pencil annotations.

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    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 27] Bibliography, manuscripts, early printing, libraries; catalogues of incunabula collections, public and private libraries, auction-sale catalogues

    London, E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Limited, 1932
    (20.5 cm), 84 pp. 1255 items; priced. Publisher’s original printed wrappers bound in. - “The majority of the books listed in this catalogue are not on our London premises, but are stored on the Continent”.
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    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 28] Printed books and manuscripts of value and interest for their texts, illustrations or historical importance, on more than fifty subjects literary, artistic, historical or scientific

    London, E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Limited, 1933
    (24 cm), 60 pp., text illustrations (pls.I-III on wrappers). 156 items; priced. Publisher’s original printed wrappers bound in. - Item 28 (£210) is a manuscript of Nichole Oresme, “Tractatus de origine et natura, jure et mutationibus monetarum” together with texts by Pierre d’Ailly and others, in three or four hands, with an ownership entry of a friar Arnout of Bruges, who obtained the book by exchange for another volume at Brussels in 1512 (now Yale University, Beinecke Library, MS 533, purchased 1973 from Gilhofer and Ranschburg).

  • E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Ltd (London)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 29] Classics of science [title-page continues:] …books illustrating the progress of scientific discovery including first editions of Copernicus, Brahe, Kepler, Napier, Descartes, Boyle, Laplace, Ohm, Roentgen, Einstein, &c.; dedication copies of Dr John Dee, Hevelius, Kepler, Huygens, Robert Mayer, &c.

    London, E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Limited, 1933
    (24 cm), 80 pp., 2 leaves of plates (pls.I-IV), text illustrations. 220 items; priced. Publisher’s original printed wrappers bound in. - The catalogue foreword announces that Ernst Weil had joined the Company.
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    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 30] A Collection of rare books illustrating the history of anatomy, biology, physiology and surgery

    London, E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Limited, 1933
    (24 cm), 32 pp., text illustrations (cover illustration in red & black). 119 items; priced. Publisher’s original printed wrappers bound in.
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    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 31] The Renaissance in France [cover title; title-page continues:] … the artists: G. Tory, Oronce Finé, Jean Cousin; the writers: Chastellain, Rabelais, Ronsard, Bonnefons; the scholars: Lefèvre d’Étaples, Budé, Turnèbe; the printers: Estienne, Colines, Vascosan, De Tournes

    London, E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Limited, 1934
    (24 cm), 86 (2) pp., 12 leaves of plates (pls.I-XVI), text illustrations. 291 items; priced. Publisher’s original printed wrappers bound in. - Six plates reproduce bindings, made for Marcus Fugger, Jean Grolier (on Cardanus, De rerum varietate, 1557), Pietro Duodo, a collector employing the motto “Quiesco tandem”, a binding credited to Etienne Roffet (on Apostolorum et Sanctorum conciliorum Decreta, 1540), and a binding decorated by a pot cassé panel (on the 1531 Tory Book of Hours).
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    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 32] Old books on the history of science

    London, E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Limited, 1934
    (24 cm), 32 pp., 1 leaf of plates (pls.I-II), text illustrations. 138 items; priced. Publisher’s original printed wrappers bound in.
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    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 33] Literature and history of the Middle-Ages and of the XVth century: ancient classics, music, drama

    London, E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Limited, 1934
    (24 cm), 48 pp., 1 leaf of plates (pls.I-II), text illustrations (cover illustration in red & black). 231 items; priced. Publisher’s original printed wrappers bound in.
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    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 34] Botany, herbals, chemistry, pharmacology, zoology

    London, E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Limited, 1934
    (24 cm), 36 pp., text illustrations. 145 items; priced. Publisher’s original printed wrappers bound in.
  • E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Ltd (London)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 35] Scientific thought and discovery [cover title; title-page continues:] … including first editions of Ampère, Boyle, Tycho Brahe, Copernicus, Daguerre, Galilei, Grosseteste, Halley, Helmholtz, Hevelius, Huygens, Kepler, Lamarck, Lavoisier, Lyell, Malpighi, Cusa, Pasteur, Peckham, Pascal, Telesius, Volta

    London, E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Limited, 1934
    (24 cm), 56 pp., 4 leaves of plates (pls.I-VIII), text illustrations. 200 items; priced. Publisher’s original printed wrappers bound in. - Includes an album of 101 original photographs by David Octavius Hill and his collaborator Robert Adamson, most taken in Hill’s Edinburgh studio (item 92, £42); Daguerre’s own account of the invention of the daguerreotype, printed in 1839 (item 57, £12); and Robert Hunt’s Popular Treatise on the art of Photography (Glasgow 1841), the first book on photography in the English language (item 95, £5). ¶ Occasional mark in red crayon.
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    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 36] One hundred books [title-page continues:] …including manuscripts; the fine series of Apocalypse woodcuts by H.S. Beham; the magnificent Mémoires de l’Académie des Sciences with 62 anatomical plates; Astronomici veteres 1499; Vesalius, Fabrica, 1543; Fuchs’ Herbal, 1542; the first edition of Petronius; a number of books on education, music, political theory, etc., etc.

    London, E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Limited, 1935
    (24 cm), 48 pp., 2 leaves of plates (pls.I-IV), text illustrations. 100 items; priced. Publisher’s original printed wrappers bound in. - Plate II reproduces a binding with portrait medallion of Pontanus (on De Sermone, De bello Neapolitano, 1509).
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    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 37] Old medical books and a small collection of old medical instruments

    London, E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Limited, 1935
    (24 cm), 63 (1) pp., 2 leaves of plates (pls.I-IV), text illustrations. 266 items; priced. Publisher’s original printed wrappers bound in. - Includes books from the libraries of the physicians Ulrich Ellenbog (1435-1499) and Valentin Maurer (c. 1550).
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    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 38] Rare and valuable books [title-page continues:] …including some exceptional Italian woodcut books such as the Bestiary of Savona, 1524; the first illustrated Fior di Virtu, Venice 1492; and an unknown edition of the woodcuts of the Specchio dell’Anima; the lettering books of Pacioli and Verini; a Greek manuscript of Aristophanes and a XIVth Ms. of Gervase of Tilbury; the first edition of Manilius; ‘Canevari’s’ Virgil and other fine bindings, etc., etc., etc.

    London, E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Limited, 1935
    (24 cm), 64 pp., 4 leaves of plates (pls.I-VIII), text illustrations.134 items; priced. Publisher’s original printed wrappers bound in. - Item 14 (£225) is the rare Libellus de natura animalium (Savona 1524) in a red morocco binding; item 115 (£52) is a copy of Johannes Tortellius, Orthographia (Venice 1495), inscribed by the printer Johann Froben, and with an impression in black printer’s ink from his signet ring on title-page, later in the library of the Basel jurist Remigius Faesch (1595-1667). One of the plates illustrates a binding with Thomas Vautrollier printer’s mark on covers (now Harvard University, Houghton Library, Typ 505.76.781, via Sotheby’s sale of the J.R. Abbey collection); another reproduces the cover of an Apollo and Pegasus binding (the 1545 Lyon Vergil, ex-Hector de Backer sale, 28-31 March 1927). ¶ Yale University Library stamp on upper wrapper (annotated “Dupl.”). Tear in lower wrapper closed.
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    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 39] Rare & valuable books [other title:] …comprising several remarkable manuscripts and incunabula, including the Caesar, printed by Jenson, 1471; most of the finest early herbals by Brunfels, Dodoens, Hortus Santitatis, etc.; the first book on the astrolabe, 1477, and other early science books by Galilei, Sirturi, Fontana, Sanuto, etc.; woodcut books including a Book of Hours printed at Kirchheim in Alsace, and the Petrarch of Denis Janot; a series of early editions of Erasmus of Rotterdam

    London, E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Limited, 1935
    (23.5 cm), 72 pp., frontispiece, 3 leaves of plates (pls.I-VI), text illustrations. 163 items; priced. Publisher’s original printed wrappers bound in. - Item 49 (£125; frontispiece) is Erasmus’ first publication, the extremely rare De casa natalitia Jesu (Paris: Antoine Denidel, [not before 1496]); the copy is now Bodleian Library, Don. e.107 (presented by the Friends in 1935). Item 141 (£105; pl.V) is a miniature Italian manuscript “Legenda Stae Margaritae”, c. 1350 (ex-Jacques Rosenthal, Die Buchillustration im Mittelalter und der Neuzeit bis zum 16. Jahrhundert, 1901, item 63; later with Daniel Sickles, his sale Parke Bernet, New York 17 November 1947, lot 148; Frank Mather; by 1952 in Princeton University Art Museum (Faye and Bond, p.305, no. 23). ¶ Small tear in cover closed.
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    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 40] Old science and medicine [other title:] …comprising astronomy: first editions of Tycho Brahe, Copernicus, Doppler, Galilei, Halley, Hevelius, Huygens, Kepler, Laplace, Sirturius; a fine collection of first editions of Robert Boyle; important books in the history of botany, chemistry, physics, medicine, anatomy, embryology and biology; photography

    London, E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Limited, 1936
    (23.5 cm), 64 pp., 3 leaves of plates (pls.I-VI), text illustrations. 215 + [1] items; priced. Publisher’s original printed wrappers bound in. - Contains thirteen items of photography, including (item 24, £21) Louis Louis Désiré Blanquart-Evrard, La photographie: ses origines, ses progrés, ses transformations (Lille 1869), the copy presented by the author to Henri de Bourbon, comte de Chambord, with a photographic portrait of the author as a frontispiece and 33 extra illustrations. Besides the first editions mentioned on the title-page, highlights of the catalogue include Adriaan van Roomen, Ideae Mathematicae Pars Prima, Sive Methodus Polygonorum (Antwerp 1593), the dedication copy, elaborately bound for presentation to Christoph Clavius (item 183, £18; pl.V); and Petrus Ramus, Arithmeticae libri duo and Scholarum mathematicarum (both Basel 1569), the author’s copy, with autograph additions and corrections, dated 1572: “It is clearly apparent that Ramus was preparing this copy to be the basis of an intended new and improved edition”. The unnumbered item is a coloured copy of the 1482 Ulm Ptolemy (£500). ¶ Upper cover dusty.
  • E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Ltd (London)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 41] Books and manuscripts, ancient and mediaeval literature [other title:] A Selection of valuable books and manuscripts in the field of ancient and mediaeval literature comprising Mss. of Dante’s Credo, of S. Benedict’s Rule, of Persius, Sedulius a.o.; early editions of S. Anselm, Caesarius of Heisterbach, John of Salisbury and other mediaeval authors; woodcut books by Geoffroy Tory and other artists; the first editions of the Characters of Theophrastus, of Gildas’s History of Britain, of Nicolaus de Cusa, etc.

    London, E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Limited, 1936
    (23.5 cm), (2) 65 (1) pp. (including covers), 2 leaves of plates (pls.I-IV), text illustrations. 199 items; priced. Publisher’s original printed wrappers bound in.
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    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 42] Navigation, geography, travels, shipbuilding, trade commerce, economics with a collection of French royal administrative acts relating to the navy, the post and road transport in France [other title:] Navigation, geography, travels, ship-building, trade & commerce, economics: Amman’s Great Allegory of Commerce, 1622; Belleforest’s Cosmographie Universelle, 1575; Fournier’s Hydrographie, 1667; the first edition of Honter: Rudimenta Cosmographica, Brasso, 1542; the first map of Japan, 1586; and the first world map showing Australia (in Kepler’s Tabulae, 1627-30); Nautonnier’s Mecométrie de l’Eymant, 1603; English works by Malynes, Ridley, Roberts, Welwood, etc., etc.; including a collection of French royal administrative acts relating to the navy, merchant marine, and the post and road transport services in France in the XVIIth and XVIIIth centuries, from the archives of the Loménie de Brienne family

    London, E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Limited, 1936
    (23.5), 96 pp., frontispiece (folding), 5 leaves of plates (pls.I-IX, pl.V folding), text illustrations. 392 items; priced. Publisher’s original printed wrappers bound in. - The folding plates accompany Jost Amman’s broadside with an allegory on commerce, published at Augsburg, by Wilhelm Peter Zimmerman, 1622 (item 9, £85); and Renward Cysat; Wahrhafftiger Bericht, Von den New-erfundnen Japponischen Inseln vnd Königreichen (Freyburg in Uchtlandt: Gemperlin, 1586), one of the very rare copies containing the folding woodcut map of Japan (item 186, £180). ¶ Upper cover dusty, chipped.
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    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 43] Old science and medicine [other title:] …comprising important books in the history of astronomy, botany, chemistry, electricity, optics, and physics, including manuscripts of Marbodaeus and Macer Floridus; Michael Scott’s Liber Physiognomiae, Venice, 1477; Le Jardin de Santé, Paris, 1529; Thimo Judaeus, Pavia, c. 1480; Hevelius’ copy of Regiomontanus, Venice, 1496; Newton’s autograph catalogue of his alchemical books; first editions of Grosseteste, Fuchs, Vesalius, Galilei, Kepler, Hooke, Leeuwenhoek, Hales, Lavoisier, Daguerre, Mendel; association copies and books from the libraries of great scientists

    London, E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Limited, 1937
    (23.5 cm), 64 pp., 2 leaves of plates (pls.I-IV), text illustrations. 215 items; priced. Publisher’s original printed wrappers bound in. - The copy of Epitoma in Almagestum Ptolemaei of Regiomontanus (Venice 1496), inscribed by Peter Crueger and by the Danish astronomer Johannes Hevelius (item 172, £63), was sold to Harvey Cushing (now Yale Medical Historical Library, Incunabula R-111). A manuscript of Macer Floridus (Odo de Meung), “De virtutibus herbarum”, from Melk Abbey (item 134, £125; pl.III), is now at Harvard (via Boston Medical Library). Two manuscripts purchased in the Lymington-Portsmouth sale of Isaac Newton’s papers (Sotheby’s 13-14 July 1936) are offered: an autograph catalogue of 119 alchemical books in Newton’s Library, written c. 1692-1699 (item 151, £42; Babson Ms 418, now transferred on permanent loan to the Huntington Library); and a list of 113 writers on alchemy (item 152, £9; now St Andrews University Library, Ms. 38195c). Other purchases by Goldschmidt in the Lymington-Portsmouth sale were sold hors catalogue (e.g. lot 102, Newton’s transcript of Johann de Monte Snyders’ “The Metamorphosis of the Planets”, bought for £52, sold to Harvey Cushing; now in Yale University Library). ¶ Upper cover of wrapper chipped.
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    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 44] Twenty manuscripts and a selection of rare old books mostly illustrated with woodcuts [other title:] …including Mss. of Gilbert Crispin, Richard de Bury, R. de Fournival; a XIIth century Hyginus illustrated with pen drawings; two fine Italian humanist Mss. of Josephus and Propertius, etc., etc.; French and Italian woodcut books: Heures of Geoffroy Tory, 1525; Badius, Stultiferae Naves, Paris 1500; the French Poliphilo of 1553; Fior di Virtu, Venice 1492; Ovid, Parma 1505; Vitruvius, Como 1521; and several fine Florentine woodcut books; Herberstein, Moscovia, (Vienna, 1549); Lafreri’s Roman views, etc., etc.

    London, E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Limited, 1937
    (23.5 cm), 88 pp., 8 leaves of plates (pls.I-VIII, some printed red & black), text illustrations. 177 items; priced. Publisher’s original printed wrappers bound in. - Goldschmidt’s principal collector of manuscripts at this time was James P.R. Lyell (1871-1949), and at least four of the manuscripts offered here entered Lyell’s collection: an early 14th century manuscript, Summa magistri Ade (item 1, £37; bought October 1939, now Bodleian Library, Lyell Ms 59); a 12th century manuscript of Gilbert Crispin and Honorius Augustodunensis, from the Benedictine monastery of Admont in Austria (item 10, £210; bought October 1936, now Bodleian Library, Lyell Ms 50); an Italian 13th century manuscript of Honorius Augustodunensis Item 11, £75; bought February 1942, now Bodleian Library, Lyell Ms 69); and a manuscript miscellany written in Germany 1451-1464 containing Richard de Bury, “Philobiblon” (item 17a, £125; now Bodleian Library, Lyell Ms 63). Also offered was a manuscript of Hyginus, “De Astronomia”, ex-Philip D. Turner, sold by Sotheby’s, 9 December 1935, lot 570 (item 12, £225; pls.III, V). Item 103 (£150) is a Lafréry “Speculum Romanae magnificentiae” (1560-1590), containing 148 plates (110 issued by Lafréry and Duchet, 38 by Van Aelst; list of Huelsen numbers provided).
  • E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Ltd (London)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 45] Important books in the history of science [other title:] …including very fine and noteworthy copies of Copernicus, 1543, and of Kepler, Astronomia nova, 1609; pre Copernican treatises on the heliocentric theory by Calcagnini and Rheticus; the first printed book on astronomy: Manilius 1473-4; Nautonier’s great work on the compass and navigation 1603-4; the first illustrated edition of Cecco d’Ascoli, L’Acerba, 1501; and first editions of Cesalpino, De Plantis, 1583; Marbodaeus, De Lapidibus, 1511; De Dominis, Venice, 1611; Helmholtz, 1847; Röntgen, 1895, etc.; the first printed book on industrial hygiene: Ellenbog c. 1524; a little known very early book on bookkeeping: Schreiber c. 1518; some important books on the invention of photography including a collection of photographs by David Octavius Hill 1843-8; and a few specimens of important early microscopes, etc., etc.

    London, E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Limited, 1937
    (23.5 cm), 60 pp., 4 leaves of plates (pls.I-VIII), text illustrations. 212 items; priced. Publisher’s original printed wrappers bound in. - A spectacular catalogue, offering the 1540 Danzig Rheticus (item 36, £250), the 1543 Copernicus in a Sammelband, “one of the finest copies of Copernicus’ epoch-making work in existence and certainly the finest we have ever owned” (item 35, £250; bought in the Mensing sale, Sotheby’s, 20 April 1937, lot 659, and sold to David Wheatland, his gift to Harvard, now Houghton Library, GC5 C7906 543d), the dedication copy to Archduke Ferdinand of Kepler’s Astronomia nova 1609, bound in ivory-coloured vellum with arms (item 95, £175), the 1473 Nuremberg Manilius, the Huth copy (item 114, £175), and other extraordinary books in fine copies. Eight items of early photography.
  • E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Ltd (London)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 46] Rare and valuable books [other title:] …including a number of early works on sports and pastimes: H. de Sainct-Didier, Espée seule, 1573; J. Du Fouilloux, La Venerie, 1573; Everard Digby, De Arte natandi, 1587; F. Modius, Pandectae triumphales, 1586; the earliest known book on football (Bardi, Florence, 1580), etc., etc. Numerous books illustrated with woodcuts: Tory’s Champfleury, 1529; Plautus, Venice, 1511; the famous Ritter von Turn woodcuts; Petrarca, Pojano, 1476; P. de Blarru, Nanceidos Opus, 1518; and an unknown Psalter printed at Lyons, c. 1485. Books on geography and navigation: Girault de Langres, Globe du Monde, 1592; Goos, Miroir de la Mer, 1699; P. de Medine, L’Art de naviguer, 1554; Ortelius, Atlas, 1598; Thévenot, Relations, 2 vols., 1696; and a splendid copy of Nautonier, Mécométrie de l’Eymant, 1603-4; in a contemporary morocco binding

    London, E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Limited, 1938
    (23.5 cm), 72 pp., 4 leaves of plates (pls.I-VIII), text illustrations. 138 items; priced. Publisher’s original printed wrappers bound in. - Among bindings illustrated are (item 93, pl.V; £85) Petrarch, Li Sonetti (Venice 1519); and (item 101, pl.VII; £27), Cardinal Granvelle’s copy of Procopius, De la longa & aspra guerra de Gothi libri tre (Venice 1544), inscribed on endpaper “Petri Prost, Sacerdotis Bisuntini, Villae dei Parochi A.D. 1702” (now British Library, Henry Davis Gift 799, as Venetian Apple Binder).
  • E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Ltd (London)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 47] Philosophy, manuscripts and printed books [other title:] Philosophy including rare and interesting manuscripts of Aristotle, Walter Burley, Petrarch, Boethius: De Trinitate; Nicolaus de Cusa and his mystical Neo-Platonist contemporaries. Editiones principes of Arnobius, Bodin, Bovillus, Boyle, Campanella, Giordano Bruno, Condorcet, Descartes, Erasmus, Galilei, Helmholtz, Locke, Marat; Nicolaus de Cusa, Simplicius; Spinoza, Pascal, Petrarch, Philostratus, Plato, Pomponatius, Ruysbroeck, Telesius, Theophrastus, Trithemius, Vives, the "Theologia Aristotelis", 1519, R. Bacon: Speculum Astronomiae, (c. 1495), etc., etc.

    London, E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Limited, 1938
    (23.5 cm), (2) 89 (1) pp. ix + 391 items; priced. Publisher’s original printed wrappers bound in. - Contains nine manuscripts; including a manuscript Boethius, “Opuscula sacra”, from the Benedictine Abbey of Admont in Styria (purchased there by Goldschmidt, in July 1937; item III, £275; sold to James P.R. Lyell, and now Bodleian Library, MS. Lyell 49); a manuscript of Joannes Climacus, written in Venice in 1455, from Melk Abbey (item V, £18; also sold to Lyell, now Bodleian, Lyell Ms 62); a miscellany on logic, written in the second half of the 14th century (item IX, no price; also sold to Lyell, now Bodleian, Lyell Ms 79). A German manuscript of Aristotle, written in the first half of the 14th century, from Melk Abbey (item II, £15), was sold to The Newberry Library (MS 23).
  • E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Ltd (London)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 48] Old science & medicine [other title:] …comprising important books in the history of the mathematical & physical sciences, biology & medicine, including Bruno de Longoburgo, Chirurgia Magna, vellum Ms about 1300; Pierre Franco, Traité des Hernies, 1561; the editio princeps of Galen’s Opera; Hooke, Lectiones cutlerianae, 1679; Perrault, Histoire des animaux; 1671-1676; a Linnaeus and Purkinje collection; first editions of Brahe, Euclid, Fracastor, Goethe, Kepler, Lamarck, Lavoisier, Napier, Roentgen; Schwann, Sirturius, Steno, Tartaglia; Willis

    London, E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Limited, 1938
    (23.5 cm), 68 pp., 2 leaves of plates (pls.I-IV), text illustrations. 228 items; priced. Publisher’s original printed wrappers bound in. - The surgical manuscript of Bruno da Longoburgo (item 33, £75) is now National Library of Medicine, Manuscript E 17. The five-volume 1525 Aldine Galen (item 77, £95), uniformly bound in pigskin, had belonged to the Nuremberg physician Johann Konrad Rhumelius.
  • E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Ltd (London)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 49] The Revival of learning: European scholarship in the XVth and the XVIth centuries [other title:] …Biblical, linguistic and historical studies, the Neo-Latin poets

    London, E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Limited, 1938
    (23.5 cm), 73 (3) pp., text illustrations. 258 items; priced. Publisher’s original printed wrappers bound in. - “Pour nos études, c’est de beaucoup le catalogue le plus intéressant que nous ayons signalé, puisqu’il forme une bibliographie restreinte, il est vrai, mais précise. Pour commencer, le grand monument dû à la science philologique et à l'érudition d'Erasme : N° 1. Nouveau Testament en grec. Bale, Froben, février 1516. N° 2. La Bible polyglotte d'Alcalà de Henares, 1514-1517. N° 31. V. F. Capito. Hebraicarum Institutionum libri duo. Bâle, Froben, 1518. Ex. portant une dédicace autographe de Froben donnant le volume à Jo. Sapidus, pédagogue à Sélestat. Fac-similé. N° 90. Tortellius. Orthographia. Venise, J. de Tridino, 1495. Ex. ayant appartenu à Froben. N° 91. Fr. Philelfus. Satyrarum opus. Milan, Valdarfer, 1476. Ex. de la bibliothèque de Hieronymus Münzer. Même provenance pour le no 97.” (Anonymous notice, “Les ventes: Livres et Autographes” in Humanisme et Renaissance, volume 6, 1939, pp.236-237). A manuscript of Leonardo Bruni’s translation of Plato “Phaedon” (item 63, £42; sold via A. Rosenthal, Ltd., in 1940, to Julia Burgess (now Eugene, University of Oregon Libraries, Burgess Collection, Ms 13).
  • E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Ltd (London)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 50] Sources of English literature before 1640 [other title:] …including a substantial group of books mentioned by Chaucer, many of the Italian novelists read by the Elizabethan poets: Boccaccio, Masuccio, Bandello, the Cento Novelle, the Ecatommiti, and many others

    London, E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Limited, 1938
    (23.5 cm), (2) 120 pp., frontispiece (on verso of title|), 6 (of 7) plates (pls.I-X, XIII-XIV), text illustrations. 369 items; priced. Publisher’s original printed wrappers bound in. - “Here are contained original and early editions of books which form the background of English letters… These sources… are arranged, not under their own authors or headings, but under the title of those English books, for which they may be considered to have served… as originals” (Preface). Ten manuscripts, including one of Albertanus Brixiensis, “Liber de doctrina dicendi et tacendi”, c. 1250 (item 79, £75; now Manchester, John Rylands Library, Lat. 454); a manuscript of medieval texts on mythology and allegory, Bohemia, c. 1375, from Admont Abbey (item 81, £75; sold via Lathrop C. Harper, in 1954, to The Newberry Library, Ms 31); the Walter Ashburner manuscript (Hoepli, Bibliothèque Ashburner, 26-27 August 1938, lot 127) of Petrarch, “Canzoniere, Trionfi, Sonetti”, written by ser Giovanni di Piero da Stia, possibly in Florence, dated 1440 (item 272; to William King Richardson, now Harvard University, Houghton Library, Ms Richardson 43); Buonaccorso da Montemagno, a late 15th century translation by Jean Miélot of his Orationes de vera nobilitate together with a French translation (from Giovanni Aurispa’s Latin) of Lucian’s 12th Dialogue des morts and the Romance of Clamades (item 233, £175; now National Library of Wales, MS 5024B); and a North Italian manuscript of five early novelle, c. 1450, written by Felice Feliciano (item 310, £105; now Harvard University, Houghton Library, Ms Typ 24). ¶ Lacking plates XI-XII. Entry clipped from pp.95-96.
  • E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Ltd (London)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 51] History of science and a few rare and important old medical books [other title:] History of science comprising first editions of Brahe, Copernicus, Galilei, Hutton, Huygens, Kepler, Malpighi, Mendel, Newton, Pasteur, important books on the development of the telescope, early chemical books, books on magnetism and electricity, rare and important books illustrating the pre-Darwinian theories of evolution; some fine herbals of the XVth and XVIth century, Conrad of Megenberg 1478, as well as a few other important old medical books including first editions of Auenbrugger, Bernard; Lister, Purkinje, Semmelweis, Steno and John Raphael Smith’s oil portrait of Edward Jenner 1800

    London, E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Limited, 1939
    (23.5 cm), 76 pp., 4 leaves of plates (pls.I-IV), text illustrations. 251 items; priced. Publisher’s original printed wrappers bound in. - Includes Conrad von Megenberg, Buch der Natur (Augsburg: Johann Bämler, 1478), “ours is the [Fideicommiss-Bibliothek des Fürsten Dietrichstein auf Schloss] Nikolsburg copy” (item 48, £275).
  • E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Ltd (London)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 52] Old books; a collection of early photographs and books commemorating the centenary of Fox Talbot and Daguerre 1839-1939 [other title:] Old books on various subjects many illustrated with woodcuts and engravings, navigation and maritime law

    London, E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Limited, 1939
    (23.5 cm), 80 pp., 6 leaves of plates (pls.I-XII), text illustrations. 294 items; priced. Publisher’s original printed wrappers bound in. - A celebrated catalogue, offering calotypes by Fox Talbot, an album of portraits by Julia Margaret Cameron, a David Octavius Hill album (56 photographs, sold to Kodak for £43), and some of his original negatives, albums of photographs of the Crimean War 1855, Indian Mutiny 1857-1858, American Civil War 1861-1865, etc. (items 121-294 inclusive). Among the 120 early printed books are a copy of one of the earliest books printed in Rouen, Johannes Gerson’s De probatione spirituum ([Rouen: Guillaume Le Talleur, about 1490]), from the library of Pierre Le Verdier, bibliographer of the press (item 54, £75), and some notable bindings, two of which are illustrated: an English panel-stamped binding, by John Reynes (Goldschmidt’s Gothic and Renaissance Bookbindings, 1928, no. 141, on Aulus Gellius, Noctes Atticae, 1521); and a French medallion binding (item 7, £24; on the Gennadius-Dunn copy of Dion Cassius, Delle guerre romane, 1542). ¶ Covers dusty.
  • E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Ltd (London)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 53] The Discovery of the circulation of the blood and other new acquisitions in the field of old science and medicine

    London, E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Limited, 1939
    (21 cm), 47 (1) pp. (including covers), illustration. 300 items; priced. Publisher’s original printed wrappers bound in. - Includes the third edition of Harvey’s De motu cordis bound as often with pamphlets of James Primrose; “Our copy differs in some ways as regards the additional papers [by Primrose] from the copy described by Keynes; the extensive Primrose-Regius controversy items are described by Keynes as having been published in 1647, while our copies are dated 1640 and 1644 respectively” (item 2, £37). ¶ Corner torn from lower wrapper with loss of some text.
  • E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Ltd (London)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 54] Old books of interest to the student of the social sciences; civic life and behaviour, political ideas and reforms, public health, commerce, agriculture, technical progress and inventions, travel and transport

    London, E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Limited, 1939
    (20.5 cm), (2) 42 pp. (including covers). 307 items; priced. Publisher’s original printed wrappers bound in. ¶ Lower wrapper and several pages waterstained.
  • E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Ltd (London)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 55] Bibliography and reference books; catalogues and reproductions of manuscripts, palaeography, history of printing; bibliography and history of science and medicine

    London, E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Limited, 1940
    (21 cm), 36 pp. (including covers). 383 items; priced. Publisher’s original printed wrappers bound in.
  • E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Ltd (London)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 56] Old science and medicine

    London, E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Limited, 1940
    (21 cm), 48 pp., text illustrations. 275 items; priced. Publisher’s original printed wrappers bound in. - Items 1-8 are manuscripts, including (item 4, £72) Andreas Friedrich Happe’s four-volume “Herbarium pictum” (now Oak Spring Garden Library; Lucia Tongiorgi Tomasi and Tony Willis, An Oak Spring Herbaria: herbs and herbals from the fourteenth to the nineteenth centuries, Upperville, VA 2009, pp.226-229 no. 39). Items 200-214, headed “Photography”, represent “only a selection from our very large stock of early books on photography and of examples of the first photographs” (p.38).
  • E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Ltd (London)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 57] Fifteenth century books from thirty-five towns

    London, E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Limited, 1940
    (21 cm), 24 pp., text illustrations. 71 items; priced. Publisher’s original printed wrappers bound in.
  • E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Ltd (London)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 58] Printed books of the XVth to the XVIIIth century many illustrated with woodcuts or engravings [other title:] …on a variety of subjects: gardens, architecture, mathematics, navigation, geography, history and philosophy

    London, E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Limited, 1940
    (23.5 cm), 70 pp., text illustrations (some in red & black. 178 items; priced. Publisher’s original printed wrappers bound in. - Includes books purchased in the Prince d’Essling sale conducted by Hoepli, in Zurich, 15-17 May 1939, their provenance suppressed. Notable books of Essling provenance are Al sanctissimo signor nostro Hadriano: eletto maximo pontifice epistola di Romani exhortatoria: che vegnia a Roma, Rome 1522 (ex-lot 109; item 94, $105); Savonarola, Tractato della Humilita, Florence c. 1495 (ex-lot 255; item 158, $105); Savonarola, Tractato contra li Astrologi, Florence 1497 (ex-lot 250; item 159, $115); Carlo Pagani, Decretum super flumine Abduae reddendo nauigabili Mediolanum, Milan c. 1520, printed on vellum (ex-lot 204; item 139, $375). Owing to the imposition of exchange controls, prices are expressed in Dollars.
  • E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Ltd (London)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 59] Mediaeval literature: manuscripts, editions of mediaeval texts; bibliography and reproductions of manuscripts

    London, E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Limited, 1940
    (21 cm), (2) 41 (1) pp. (including covers). 352 items; priced. Publisher’s original printed wrappers bound in.
  • E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Ltd (London)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 60] Early botany and herbals; old science and medicine

    London, E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Limited, 1940
    (20 cm), (2) 53 (1) pp. (including covers), text illustrations. 326 items; priced. Publisher’s original printed wrappers bound in. - Items 238-254 “Early Photography”, including thirty photographs by Julia Margaret Cameron, 1856-1868, “formerly the property of a member of the Cameron family, many fully signed and dated, some with dedications and marked ‘not for sale’” (item 242, $125). These photographs are now Metropolitan Museum of Art, Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 41.21.1-29.
  • E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Ltd (London)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 61] The History of printing and of book illustration in typical examples; books on the drama, theatre and pageants; various recent acquisitions

    London, E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Limited, 1941
    (20.5 cm), 44 pp., text illustrations. 267 items; priced. Publisher’s original printed wrappers bound in. - Our copy of Catalogue 61 (see illustration), reputedly “extremely scarce as the whole shipment to the U.S. was sunk by a German U-boat in 1941” (Christie’s), is present here with “Yale University Library” inkstamp on cover, and a few pencilled annotations (including “Dupl.”).
  • E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Ltd (London)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 62] Old science and medicine including many association copies

    London, E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Limited, 1941
    (20.5 cm), 42 pp., text illustrations. 290 items; priced. Publisher’s original printed wrappers bound in. - Items 272-289 are “Early Instruments”. Another catalogue poorly distributed: many copies were lost in transit, and few survive. ¶ “Yale University Library” inkstamp on cover, dated in pencil May 21, [19]41, occasional annotation in pencil.
  • E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Ltd (London)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 63] Bibliography; reproductions of manuscripts; palaeography

    London, E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Limited, 1941
    (21 cm), (2) 31 (1) pp. (including covers) 361 items; priced. Publisher’s original printed wrappers bound in. - Illustrated on the upper cover is Calengier: item men mach hier in scriuen met priemen ghemaect van gout, of van siluer, of van ten, of van koeper, of van laettoen, ende met eene[n] natten vingher machment wt doen (Antwerp: Jan Severz., 1527), in a binding by Willem de Backere. This almanac (Njhoff-Kronenberg 3295) is accompanied by twelve erasable “writing tablets” and has attracted a large literature (now New York Public Library, Spencer Collection, Neth. 1527 94-143).
  • E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Ltd (London)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 64] A Collection of books on the history of bacteriology and other new acquisitions in the history of science including some fine early English medical books from the libraries of Dr William Bulloch, Sir D’Arcy Power, a.o.

    London, E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Limited, 1941
    (21 cm), 40 pp. 304 items; priced. Publisher’s original printed wrappers bound in. - Items 210-229 are “Photography”. The books of Sir D’Arcy Power were sold by Sotheby’s, 9-11 June 1941.
  • E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Ltd (London)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 65] Mediaeval literature; history and science of the Middle Ages, texts and documents, including some manuscripts and early printed books

    London, E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Limited, 1941
    (21 cm), (2) 33 (1) pp. (including covers). 323 + [1] items; priced. Publisher’s original printed wrappers bound in. - The unnumbered item is a manuscript of John Somer’s “Kalendarium cum tabulis planetarum et eclipsium”, with texts by other authors, written and decorated in England, c. 1425 ($125). It was purchased in January 1942 by Curt Bühler, and is now Pierpont Morgan Library, Ms B12.
  • E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Ltd (London)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 66] Books on science and its applications and other new acquisitions

    London, E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Limited, 1941
    (21 cm), 48 pp. 307 items; priced. Publisher’s original printed wrappers bound in. - Items 220-239 are “Photography” and include (item 226, $195) an album of 56 mounted portraits, some signed by David Octavius Hill or his collaborator, Robert Adamson, and dated 1843. Illustrated on the catalogue covers is a portable motion-picture camera, film processing unit and projector (called the Cinematographe), made and used by Auguste and Louis Lumière in 1895, intact in original wooden chest with iron handles (item 122, $500).
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    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 67] Manuscripts and printed books

    London, E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Limited, 1942
    (23.5 cm), 54 (2) pp., text illustrations. 188 items; priced. Publisher’s original printed wrappers bound in.
  • E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Ltd (London)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 68] Old science & medicine; early photography

    London, E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Limited, 1942
    (20.5 cm), (2) 49 (1) pp. (including covers). 392 items; priced. Publisher’s original printed wrappers bound in. - Items 324-392 are “Photography” and include Henry Fox-Talbot’s Pencil of Nature (parts 1-4, 1844), an album of 150 David Octavius Hill portraits (item 327, $300), original negatives of calotypes by D.O. Hill, albums of photographs of the American Civil War, and Crimean War.
  • E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Ltd (London)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 69] Mediaeval literature; history and science of the Middle Ages, texts and documents including early geography & toponymics; early Church history and Apocrypha

    London, E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Limited, 1942
    (21 cm), (2) 29 (1) pp. (including covers). 418 items; priced. Publisher’s original printed wrappers bound in. - Includes two manuscripts: a version of the “Scotichronicon” written in the second half of the 16th century (item 12, $325; sold to J.P.R. Lyell in October 1942, now Bodleian Library, Ms Lyell 39); Thomas of Capua, “Summa Dictaminis”, c. 1350, reprised from Catalogue 44 (item 2, $500; now University of Pennsylvania Library, Ms. Codex 20).
  • E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Ltd (London)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 70] The History of science library of Professor A. Wolf… and some other new acquisitions

    London, E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Limited, 1942
    (21 cm), (2) 54 pp. (including covers). 834 items; priced. Publisher’s original printed wrappers bound in. - Professor Wolf’s celebrated collection on Spinoza was sold by Menno Hertzberger in 1950 to the University of California, Los Angeles. Cf. “Private Libraries, XXIII: Professor A. Wolf” in The Times Literary Supplement, 12 November 1938, p.732.
  • E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Ltd (London)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 71] Manuscripts and printed books including some interesting early bindings and some important titles in political economy

    London, E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Limited, 1942
    (23.5 cm), 56 pp., 2 leaves of plates (pls.I-IV), text illustrations. 191 items; priced. Publisher’s original printed wrappers bound in. - Three of the four plates reproduce bindings: item 12, a binding by John Reynes (featured in Goldschmidt’s Gothic and Renaissance Bookbindings, London 1928, no. 141); item 47, a binding by Julien des Jardins; item 188, an Apollo and Pegasus binding (G. & R. no. 204).
  • E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Ltd (London)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 72] Mediaeval literature: history and science of the Middle Ages, texts and documents, including a fine manuscript of Boethius, some early printed editions of mediaeval authors and some rare items on Slavic Europe

    London, E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Limited, 1943
    (21 cm), (2) 41 (1) pp. 419 items; priced. Publisher’s printed self-wrappers bound in. - The most valuable item in the catalogue is a manuscript of Boethius, De Consolatione Philosophiae (now Yale University, Beinecke MS 85; E.T. Silk, “A New Manuscript of Boethius’ Consolatio” in The Yale University Library Gazette, volume 18, 1944, pp.46-47).
  • E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Ltd (London)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 73] A Choice of various books mainly of the first two centuries of printing comprising ancient classics, history, French and Italian literature, science, etc., many of them in remarkable old bindings

    London, E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Limited, 1943
    (21 cm), (2) 34 (4) pp., including plates I-VI. 226 items; priced. Publisher’s printed self-wrappers bound in. - The plates illustrate six books featured in Goldschmidt’s Gothic and Renaissance Bookbindings (London 1928): item 8, a Cracow binding (G. & R. no. 61, pl. XXV); item 24, a Ruiz binding (G. & R. no. 213, pl. LXXXIII); item 61, an English binding by Andrew Ruwe (G. & R. no. 84, pl. XXXVI), item 73, a French panel-stamped binding by Jacques Lalyseau (G. & R. no. 113); item 141, a Venetian binding with the emblem of Fortune and Aldine anchor and dolphins (G. & R. no. 41); and item 200, a London binding by John Reynes (G. & R. no. 139, pl. LI).
  • E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Ltd (London)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 74] Mediaeval literature: collections and editions of texts, reference books, literary history, hymnology and liturgy, mainly from the library of the late Sir Stephen Gaselee KCMG

    London, E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Limited, 1943
    (21 cm), (2) 30 pp. 402 items; priced. Publisher’s printed self-wrappers bound in.
  • E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Ltd (London)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 75] A Selection of books of the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries including many from the Rt. Hon. John Burns’ library; Thomas More, Erasmus, Bede, Jo. Secundus, Vives, etc.

    London, E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Limited, 1944
    (21 cm), (2) 34 pp., text illustrations. 159 items; priced. Publisher’s printed self-wrappers bound in. - Offers books from Goldschmidt’s Gothic and Renaissance Bookbindings (London 1928), of which seven (items 3, 72, 59, 74, 116, 148, 149) were purchased by Henry Davis, whose collection of around 890 bindings was donated to the British Museum in 1968.
  • E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Ltd (London)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 76] Social sciences, political theory, economics

    London, E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Limited, 1944
    (21 cm), (2) 34 pp. 289 items; priced. Publisher’s printed self-wrappers bound in.
  • E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Ltd (London)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 77] Bibliography including a collection of auction sale catalogues

    London, E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Limited, 1945
    (21 cm), 43 (1) pp. 476 items + addenda; priced. Publisher’s original printed wrappers bound in. - Includes (addendum) a set of Goldschmidt catalogues 1-76 (1923-1945): “We have been able to make up one complete set of our catalogues issued so far. Some of them have been out of print for years and, as we have experienced, are extremely hard to find”.
  • E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Ltd (London)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 78] Manuscripts, incunabula, woodcut books, specimens of binding and of printing; Latin, Greek, Italian and French literature; history, philosophy and social sciences, etc.

    London, E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Limited, 1945
    (21 cm), (2) 44 (2) pp. 207 items; priced. Publisher’s printed self-wrappers bound in. - Reprints (pp.1-3) Goldschmidt’s contribution “The Mystery of Petrus Delphinus” from The Times Literary Supplement (16 June 1945, p.288). Includes (item 29, $900) a copy Libellus de natura animalium (Savona 1524); and (item 110, $85) the 1519 Giunta Homer in two volumes bound alla greca (re-offered in Catalogue 93). ¶ Numeral in red crayon on upper wrapper; one item marked by the same crayon.
  • E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Ltd (London)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 79] Mediaeval literature: manuscripts and printed source-books, monographs and reference-books

    London, E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Limited, 1946
    (21 cm), 48 pp., text illustrations. 299 items; priced. Publisher’s original printed wrappers bound in. - The first eleven items are manuscripts, mostly old stock, and hard-to-sell: a Flemish manuscript of Caesar’s “De Bello Gallico”, written c. 1450 by Guilelmus de Predio (item 2, $500), bought by Goldschmidt in the W.E. Moss sale (Sotheby’s, 2 March 1937, lot 417), and first offered in Catalogue 44, remained in stock past Catalogue 93 (it was sold c. 1953 to Philip Hofer, bequeathed by him in 1984 to Harvard, and is now Houghton Library MS Typ 196); a manuscript of Gervase of Tilbury, “Otia Imperialia” (item 3, $1500), from the Phillipps collection (Ms 12728), had already passed through Goldschmidt’s Catalogues 38 and 44 (it was sold c. 1947 to Frederick S. Crofts, gifted by him to Cornell University Library, where now Archives, 4600 Bd. Ms. 60). In the recent Harmsworth sale (Sotheby’s, 15 October 1945, lot 2089), Goldschmidt had bought a manuscript of Richard Rolle of Hampole, “Contra Amatores Mundi”, c. 1450 (item 10, $750); this too lingered in stock, until Catalogue 98 (from which apparently sold via Laurence Witten to George A. Poole, thence University of Indiana, Lilly Library, Poole 311).
  • E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Ltd (London)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 80] Early illustrated books, history of art, political theory & international law; trade and shipping, etc.

    London, E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Limited, 1946
    (21 cm), (2) 53 (1) pp., 346 items; priced. Publisher’s printed self-wrappers bound in.
  • E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Ltd (London)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 81] Books on the history of scholarship and learning, mainly from the library of an XVIIIth century Oxford Don

    London, E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Limited, 1946
    (21 cm), 48 pp. 334 items; priced. Publisher’s original printed wrappers bound in.
  • E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Ltd (London)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 82] Myth, fable & allegory and a choice of early printed and manuscript books on various subjects

    London, E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Limited, 1947
    (21 cm), 55 (1) pp., 2 leaves of plates (pls.I-IV; pl. V on lower wrapper), text illustrations. 256 items; priced. Publisher’s original printed wrappers bound in. - Item 1 ($1250) is a 12th-century North Italian manuscript of Hyginus “Astronomica” featuring 39 drawings of the constellations on 22 vellum leaves; it had been purchased by Goldschmidt in Sotheby’s, 9 December 1935, lot 570, and previously offered in his Catalogue 44 (1937). Item 57 (also $1250) is Jacobus de Voragine, Der Heiligen Leben, oder Passional (Nuremberg 1488), an excellent, hand-coloured copy, from the Theodor Georg von Karajan collection (auction sale in Leipzig, 1875). ¶ Pencil annotations on upper wrapper; below, also in pencil, “Graham Pollard’s copy. The notes above are his EP [Esther Potter] 29.3.8[1]”.
  • E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Ltd (London)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 83] History of education and universities; bibliography with an appendix of sale-catalogues; heraldry & art

    London, E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Limited, 1947
    (22 cm), (2) 57 (1) pp., 1 illustration. 495 items; priced. Publisher’s printed self-wrappers bound in. ¶ Pencil annotation on upper wrapper: “This was Graham Pollard’s copy EP [Esther Potter] 29.3.81.
  • E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Ltd (London)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 84] Old science and medicine

    London, E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Limited, 1948
    (21 cm), 72 pp., text illustrations. 389 items; priced. Publisher’s original printed wrappers bound in. - Item 59 ($500) is a manuscript of Bernard de Gordon, “Practica dicta Lilium Medicinae”, from the Anthony Askew and 4th Duke of Gordon collections, dated by Goldschmidt “about 1400”. It lingered on the market, was re-offered in Catalogue 90, sent to Sotheby’s (2 July 1951, lot 10), re-offered there (10 December 1962, lot 150), when bought by Dawson (Catalogue 135, 1964, item 60), and sold to the Royal College of Physicians, Ms 29 (numbered 20b by N.R. Ker in Medieval Manuscripts in British Libraries, Oxford 1969. p.197).
  • E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Ltd (London)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 85] Mediaeval history comprising many important standard works of documentation and source material mainly from two great country house libraries

    London, E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Limited, 1948
    (21 cm), (2) 54 pp. 351 items; priced. Publisher’s printed self-wrappers bound in.
  • E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Ltd (London)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 86] Mediaeval & Renaissance literature: manuscripts and printed books, source-books, reference-books

    London, E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Limited, 1948
    (21 cm), (2) 65 (1) pp. 400 items; priced. Publisher’s printed self-wrappers bound in.
  • E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Ltd (London)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 87] Literary and scientific texts in manuscript and in early editions; reference books on literary, legal & diplomatic history, palaeography, etc [other title:] … including a Copernicus, 1543; and a G. Tory, Hours, 1525, and his Champfleury, 1529

    London, E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Limited, 1949
    (24 cm), 64 pp., 2 leaves of plates (pls.[1]-[4]), text illustrations. 344 items; priced. Publisher’s original printed wrappers bound in. - The Copernicus was owned jointly with the booksellers L.C. Harper, New York, by whom sold in 1953 to Haverford College (Owen Gingerich, An annotated census of Copernicus’ De revolutionibus, Leiden 2002, p.345).
  • E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Ltd (London)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 88] Mediaeval & Renaissance books in manuscript and from early presses; bibliographical and literary reference works, typography, history and catalogues of libraries & manuscripts

    London, E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Limited, 1949
    (21 cm), (2) 61 (1) pp., [1] p. of plates, illustrations. 371 items; priced. Publisher’s printed self-wrappers bound in. - Among the more remarkable items is a Spanish manuscript of Aegidius Columna, “De regimine principium”, written c. 1450 for Iñigo López de Mendoza, Marquis of Santillana (ex-George Dunn sale; Sotheby’s, 11 February 1913, lot 465), which is preserved in its original Spanish cuir-ciselé binding (illustrated in Goldschmidt’s Gothic and Renaissance bookbindings, 1928, II, pl.VI no. 7). The volume was purchased by Philip Hofer and is now Houghton Library, MS Typ 195.
  • E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Ltd (London)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 89] Statecraft and government; economics, political theory, law

    London, E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Limited, 1950
    (21 cm), (2) 45 (1) pp. 314 items; priced. Publisher’s printed self-wrappers bound in. - Goldschmidt’s stock of manuscripts was almost unsalable. Item 41 ($480) is a manuscript treatise on legal procedure by Bonacursius de Aliseis de Florentia, “De citationibus”, c. 1313, returned to the saleroom (Sotheby’s. 1 July 1960, lot 144), thence Laurence Witten (Catalogue 5, 1962, item 15), H.P. Kraus (Catalogue 126, 1971, no. 10), and now Berkeley, University of California, Robbins MS 022.
  • E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Ltd (London)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 90] Old science and medicine

    London, E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Limited, 1950
    (21 cm), 52 pp. 299 items; priced. Publisher’s original printed wrappers bound in. - Item 151 ($150) is a series of twenty etchings (of 21?) by Filippo Napoletano (Teodoro Filippo de Liagno) of animal skeletons, c. 1621-1622. “They are here seen printed on ten leaves, side by side, two on a page”.
  • E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Ltd (London)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 91] The Byzantine empire, the Levant, Slavica; bibliography, palaeography, universities, academies; reference works, history of art & literature

    London, E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Limited, 1950
    (21 cm), (2) 45 (1) pp. 365 items; priced. Publisher’s printed self-wrappers bound in.
  • E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Ltd (London)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 92] Literature, history, philosophy and religion till AD 1700

    London, E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Limited, 1950
    (24 cm), 64 pp., 3 leaves of plates (pls.I-III, first folded), text illustrations. 355 items; priced. Publisher’s original printed wrappers bound in.
  • E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Ltd (London)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 93] The Theatre : Greek & Roman classics partly from the Earl of Malmesbury’s library; education, universities

    London, E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Limited, 1951
    (21 cm), (2) 59 (1) pp., text illustrations (1 printed in red). 359 items; priced. Publisher’s printed self-wrappers bound in. - The library of the Earls of Malmesbury was dispersed by Christie’s in March-April 1950.
  • E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Ltd (London)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 94] Medieval literature and history partly from the library of Dr A.G. Little

    London, E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Limited, 1951
    (21 cm), (2) 54 pp. 378 + 1 items; priced. Publisher’s original printed wrappers bound in. - The addendum ($350) is an Italian manuscript miscellany of S. Francis of Assisi, “Vita s. Legenda Major”, with other texts, c. 1400; it was re-offered in Goldschmidt Catalogue 102, then in Quaritch’s Catalogue 825 (1962), item 249, and Catalogue 880 (1967), item 25. Item 31 ($500) is a manuscript of Antonio Beccadelli, “In Alphonsi Regis dicta et facta memoratu digna”, dated 1493 (apparently with Leo S. Olschki, 1957; then Laurence Witten, 1958; Thomas E. Marston; now Yale University, Beinecke Library, Marston MS 171).
  • E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Ltd (London)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 95] Early books in various fields of knowledge

    London, E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Limited, 1951
    (21 cm), (2) 65 (1) pp., text illustrations. 388 items; priced. Publisher’s printed self-wrappers bound in. ¶ Pencil inscription on upper cover: “The notes on the back cover are by Stanley Morison who seems to have passed this on to Graham Pollard. EP [Esther Potter] 29.3.[19]81”. Item 55 (Alvaro Gomez, De militia principis burgudi qua Uelleris Aurei uocant, Toledo 1540) is annotated “once mine”.
  • E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Ltd (London)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 96] A Selection of books on Medieval and Renaissance history, art, literature

    London, E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Limited, 1951
    (21 cm), (2) 58 pp. 381 items; priced. Publisher’s printed self-wrappers bound in.
  • E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Ltd (London)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 97] Old science and medicine

    London, E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Limited, 1951
    (21 cm), 64 pp., illustrations. 341 items; priced. Publisher’s original printed wrappers bound in.
  • E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Ltd (London)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 98] Medieval & Renaissance history, political, cultural and literary [title-page continues:] …including the Rerum Italicarum Scriptores of Muratori and other important historical sets, Le Quien, Oriens Christianus and a number of rare books on the Crusades and Byzantine history, mostly from the library of the Princes of Liechtenstein

    London, E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Limited, 1952
    (24 cm), 88 pp., 2 leaves of plates (pls.I-IV), text illustrations. 477 items; priced. Publisher’s original printed wrappers bound in. - Item 455 (pl.IV) is an English heraldic manuscript compiled c. 1600, in a calf binding lettered “Bedford’s Heraldry” (Goldschmidt speculates that it perhaps belonged to Thomas Bedford, 1706-1773, author on ecclesiastical history; it could be one of the manuscripts in the John Ives sale (3 March 1777) sold as “Bedford’s Heraldry” (lots 468-469). ¶ Corner of title-page dust-soiled.
  • E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Ltd (London)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 99] Bibliography including manuscript catalogues, palaeography, typography, specimens of printing

    London, E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Limited, 1952
    (21 cm), 72 pp. 577 items; priced. Publisher’s original printed wrappers bound in.
  • E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Ltd (London)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 100] Catalogue One Hundred

    London, E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Limited, 1952
    (24 cm), 68 (2) pp. 100 items; priced. Publisher’s original printed wrappers bound in. - Goldschmidt’s famous catalogue of “unique books long gone beyond recall”, “a selection from the ‘unprinted’ descriptions found on our files” (quotations from Catalogue foreword).
  • E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Ltd (London)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 101] History, literature, scholarship

    London, E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Limited, 1952
    (24 cm), 68 pp., 1 leaf of plates (pls.I-II; pl.III on lower wrapper), text illustrations. 377 items; priced. Publisher’s original printed wrappers bound in.
  • E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Ltd (London)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 102] Philosophy and religion partly from the library of Professor Charles Bernard Renouvier 1815-1903

    London, E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Limited, 1953
    (21 cm), 64 pp. 426 items; priced. Publisher’s original printed wrappers bound in.
  • E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Ltd (London)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 103] General & Church history, monastic orders; Byzantine history, Crusades, Slavica

    London, E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Limited, 1953
    (21 cm), (2) 58 pp. 410 items; priced. Publisher’s printed self-wrappers bound in.
  • E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Ltd (London)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 104] Early printing and bibliography

    London, E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Limited, 1953
    (24 cm), 68 (2) pp., text illustrations (some printed red & black). 465 items; priced. Publisher’s original printed wrappers bound in.
  • E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Ltd (London)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 105] History, mainly medieval

    London, E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Limited, 1954
    (21 cm), 50 (2) pp., illustrations. 342 items; priced. Publisher’s original printed wrappers bound in.
  • E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Ltd (London)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 106] A Selection of books on humanist scholarship

    London, E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Limited, 1954
    (24 cm), 81 pp., text illustrations. 390 items; priced. Publisher’s original printed wrappers bound in. - Item 61 is Giovanni Camocio’s atlas of maps relating to the war between Turkey and Venice, 1570-1573, bound in vellum with arms of the Contarini family on covers (84 maps). The catalogue cover was designed by Jan Tschichold.
  • E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Ltd (London)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 107] [no title on cover or on title-page; mostly books on the Reformation]

    London, E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Limited, 1955
    (22 cm), 57 (1) pp. 324 items; priced. Publisher’s original printed wrappers bound in.
  • E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Ltd (London)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 108] The Age of development: books illustrating the widening interests of the new learning in the XVIth century with a selection of bibliography, literary and art history

    London, E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Limited, 1955
    (22 cm), 87 (3) pp., text illustrations. 594 items; priced. Publisher’s original printed wrappers bound in.
  • E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Ltd (London)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 109] Europe before 1600: the Church, England, France, Germany, Italy, Byzantium, etc.

    London, E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Limited, 1956
    (22 cm), 68 (4) pp. 533 items; priced. Publisher’s original printed wrappers bound in.
  • E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Ltd (London)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 110] The Sixteenth century: history, scholarship, printing, bibliography

    London, E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Limited, 1957
    (24 cm), 71 (3) pp., text illustrations. 423 items; priced. Publisher’s original printed wrappers bound in.
  • E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Ltd (London)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 111] 1500-1600

    London, E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Limited, 1957
    (22 cm), 69 pp., text illustrations. 331 items; priced. Publisher’s original printed wrappers bound in.
  • E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Ltd (London)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 112] Recent acquisitions

    London, E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Limited, 1958
    (22 cm), 68 pp., text illustrations. 354 items; priced. Publisher’s original printed wrappers bound in. - Includes (item 221, $1250) a copy of De Tribus Impostoribus “Anno M.D.IIC.”.
  • E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Ltd (London)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 113] 250 First editions

    London, E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Limited, 1958
    (22 cm), 83 pp., text illustrations. 347 items; priced. Publisher’s original printed wrappers bound in.
  • E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Ltd (London)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 114] Books in various fields of knowledge, bibliography

    London, E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Limited, 1958
    (22 cm), 93 pp., text illustrations. 422 items; priced. Publisher’s original printed wrappers bound in. ¶ Pencil annotation inside upper cover: “This was Graham Pollard’s copy. The side [notes] may be his, or may have been done by Stanley Morison. EP Esther Potter] 29.iii.81”. Upper cover dusty.
  • E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Ltd (London)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 115] 400 Sixteenth century books for scholars and collectors

    London, E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Limited, 1959
    (22 cm), 91 pp., text illustrations. 400 items; priced. Publisher’s original printed wrappers bound in. ¶ Inkstamps on upper cover “Air Mail” and “Dec 21 1959”.
  • E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Ltd (London)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 116] Poets and playwrights through 20 centuries

    London, E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Limited, 1960
    (22 cm), 100 (2) pp., text illustrations. 375 items; priced. Publisher’s original printed wrappers bound in. - Item 4 (£235) is a metrical version of Aesop’s “Fabulae”, written in Northern Italy, c. 1380-1430 (also with Bernard Rosenthal, Catalogue 12, 1961, item 1).
  • E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Ltd (London)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 117] 175 Books printed before 1520

    London, E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Limited, 1960
    (22 cm), 69 (1) pp., text illustrations. 175 items; priced. Publisher’s original printed wrappers bound in.
  • E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Ltd (London)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 118] Science, magic, medicine and related works of reference

    London, E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Limited, 1960
    (22 cm), 89 (1) pp., text illustrations. 300 items; priced. Publisher’s original printed wrappers bound in. - Includes (item 115, £4250) a large collection (130 theses and over 900 other papers) on electricity, magnetism, chemistry, optics, photography, 1825-1915, collected by Paul Janet (1863-1937), by whom bound in 39 volumes. The nucleus of the collection had been assembled by Joseph Charles d’Almeida (1822-1880).
  • E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Ltd (London)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 119] Literature and linguistics

    London, E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Limited, 1961
    (22 cm), 83 (1) pp., text illustrations. 250 items; priced. Publisher’s original printed wrappers bound in.
  • E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Ltd (London)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 120] War & peace

    London, E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Limited, 1961
    (22 cm), 96 pp., 2 leaves of plates (pls.I-III), text illustrations. 200 items; priced. Publisher’s original printed wrappers bound in. - Item 108 (£1250; reproduced pl.II) is an apostolic brief appointing Gonzales de Salazar to benefices within the bishopric of Coria in Extremadura, signed by Jacopo Sadoleto, and dated at Florence, 8 January 1516. The scribe is identified as Ludovico Vicentino degli Arrighi (1475–1527), then working in the Apostolic Chancery copying papal briefs (document cited by Alfred Fairbank, “Arrighi & Papal Briefs” in The Book Collector, Autumn 1970, p.331). The other two plates reproduce the Vicente Salvá y Pérez copy of Las quatorze decadas de Tito Livio, hystoriador de los romanos, Saragossa: Georg Coci, 24 May 1520 (item 54, £1285).
  • E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Ltd (London)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 121] Reformation

    London, E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Limited, 1962
    (22 cm), 70 pp., text illustrations. 235 items; priced. Publisher’s original printed wrappers bound in.
  • E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Ltd (London)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 122] An illustrated catalogue of illustrated books

    London, E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Limited, 1962
    (22 cm), 120 pp., 2 leaves of plates (pls.One-Four), text illustrations. 200 items; priced. Publisher’s original printed wrappers bound in.
  • E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Ltd (London)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 123] Science, magic, medicine

    London, E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Limited, 1962
    (21 cm), 64 pp., text illustrations. 275 items; priced. Publisher’s original printed wrappers bound in. - Illustrated on the wrappers are two (of five) anatomical drawings by Bartolomeo [Torre] Aretino, signed and dated Rome 1554. The drawings were later with H.P. Kraus; four were sold by Sotheby’s, The Inventory of H.P. Kraus, 4-5 December 2003, lot 50.
  • E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Ltd (London)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 124] An alphabet of subjects

    London, E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Limited, 1962
    (21 cm), 75 (1) pp., text illustrations. 260 items; priced. Publisher’s original printed wrappers bound in.
  • E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Ltd (London)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 125] Cinquecento Italiano

    London, E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Limited, 1963
    (21 cm), 47 (1) pp., 1 text illustrations. 250 items; priced. Publisher’s original printed wrappers bound in. - Includes (item 136, £2250) the 1540 Bologna Mahzor, printed on vellum by Raphael Talmi for the Silk Weavers Partnership.
  • E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Ltd (London)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 126] Sixteenth century printing: Lyon & Paris

    London, E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Limited, 1963
    (21 cm), 107 (1) pp., text illustrations (some printed in red & black). 220 items; priced. Publisher’s original printed wrappers bound in. - Lyon (items 1-60, from 52 different presses); Paris (items 61-235, from 59 presses). Each section is organised alphabetically by printer.
  • E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Ltd (London)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 127] Medicine and science

    London, E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Limited, 1963
    (21 cm), 74 (2) pp., 1 folded leaf of plates, text illustrations. 220 items; priced. Publisher’s original printed wrappers bound in. - Item 124 (£1225) is a copy of the 1489 Ratdolt Compilatio de astrorum scientia, in a calf binding stamped 1489, with contemporary annotations by a German astronomer (one is the horoscope for “Florizel”, born on 22 May 1482; annotation and binding reproduced on catalogue wrappers). The folding plate reproduces a pair of anatomical fugitive sheets with superimposed moveable flaps, published in 1539 by Giovanni Antonio dei Nicolini da Sabbio and Giovanni Battista Pederzani (item 210, £5750; re-offered in Catalogues 132, item 83; 139, item 243; 160, item 251).
  • E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Ltd (London)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 128] The New learning: a selection of sixteenth century books showing the spread of Humanist ideas North of the Alps: Germany – Switzerland, Belgium and Holland [other title:] The New learning: art & architecture, education & schoolbooks, history & travel, literature & linguistics, religion & its reformation, science & philosophy

    London, E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Limited, 1964
    (21 cm), 76 pp., text illustrations (some printed red & black). 240 items; priced. Publisher’s original printed wrappers bound in.
  • E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Ltd (London)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 129] History illustrated [other title:] … A collection of 235 printed texts and manuscripts with an appendix of 100 works of reference and bibliography

    London, E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Limited, 1964
    (21 cm), 84 pp., text illustrations. 335 items; priced. Publisher’s original printed wrappers bound in. - Item 129 £465) is a manuscript of Vibius Sequester, “De Fluminibus Fontibus Lacubus”, c. 1450 (ex-Christie’s, 28 June 1961, lot 206); offered as item 193 (£835) are two autograph manuscripts of Jean-Jacques Rousseau, “De la puissance du mari” and “Du viol”, written c. 1740 for Louise Marie Madeline Dupin (1706-1799). The Dupin manuscripts were stored at the chateau of Chenonceaux until their sale at a series of auctions held between 1951 and 1958.
  • E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Ltd (London)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 130] A selection of books in various fields of knowledge

    London, E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Limited, 1964
    (21 cm), 85 (1) pp., I folded leaf of plates, text illustrations. 150 items; priced. Publisher’s original printed wrappers bound in. - The folding plate reproduces item 51 (£1225), copper engravings of uncut and unmounted gores for terrestrial and celestial globes, published at Venice by Vincenzo Maria Coronelli in 1700.
  • E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Ltd (London)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 131] Literature & linguistics

    London, E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Limited, 1965
    (21 cm), 71 (1) pp., text illustrations. 265 items; priced. Publisher’s original printed wrappers bound in.
  • E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Ltd (London)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 132] The Rise of modern science 1465-1945

    London, E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Limited, 1965
    (21 cm), 151 (1) pp., text illustrations. 274 items; priced. Publisher’s original printed wrappers bound in. - “Some of the descriptive notes are actually from the pen of one of the great scientific booksellers of our time, Dr Ernst Weil, whose death this March was a sad loss to his friends, customers, and colleagues. We hope he would have liked this catalogue and humbly dedicate it to his memory (foreword by J.L. Vellekoop). The books are arranged chronologically, “under the dates at which the text was first printed” (the “1465” in the title is for the 1465 Subiaco Lactantius; the edition offered, as item 1, was printed Cologne: Heinrich Quentel, 1506). ¶ Pp.97-100 have been excised.
  • E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Ltd (London)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 133] 150 Books with illustrations

    London, E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Limited, 1965
    (21 cm), 78 pp., text illustrations. 150 items; priced. Publisher’s original printed wrappers bound in.
  • E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Ltd (London)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 134] History & scholarship [other title:] …A collection of 245 printed texts and manuscripts with a supplement of 105 works of reference and bibliography

    London, E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Limited, 1966
    (21 cm), 79 (1) pp., text illustrations. 350 items; priced. Publisher’s original printed wrappers bound in.
  • E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Ltd (London)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 135] A Collection of 150 books in various fields of knowledge

    London, E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Limited, 1966
    (21 cm), 102 pp., text illustrations. 150 items; priced. Publisher’s original printed wrappers bound in. - Contains several fine calligraphic manuscripts, including Henry, Prince of Wales’s copy of Segar’s Garter Ceremonies 1606, in its original purple velvet binding; and the original presentation manuscript to Philip IV of Spain of Pedro Flores, “Methodo facil del arte de escrivir” (both sold to Dorothy Hutton; returned to the market in her sale by Sotheby’s, London, 27 March 1972); also the three-volume ledger of a Florentine bookbinder, Angelo Ferrini, recording his transactions from 1473 to 1489 (from the Paul Gruel collection; discussed by Domenico Tordi in La Bibliofilia, volume XI, 1909, p.182, and now Cornell University Library, Kroch Library, Archives 4600 Bd. Ms. 173-175).
  • E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Ltd (London)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 136] History, education, religion including important works by Luther & Erasmus; illustrated books, medicine & science, literature [other title;] A collection of 180 books : history, education & religion, including important works by Luther & Erasmus, literature, medicine & science, and many fine illustrated books

    London, E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Limited, 1967
    (21 cm), 64 pp., text illustrations. 180 items; priced. Publisher’s original printed wrappers bound in.
  • E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Ltd (London)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 137] The Classical tradition [other title:] …A collection of books comprising: Ancient Greek & Roman authors in the original texts and translations, and Early Christian, Medieval, Renaissance & Neo-Latin literature, including: school books, grammars; commentaries; and a number of works on classical archaeology

    London, E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Limited, 1967
    (21 cm), 95 (1) pp., text illustrations. 240 items; priced. Publisher’s original printed wrappers bound in.
  • E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Ltd (London)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 138] Books from early German presses

    London, E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Limited, 1968
    (21 cm), 107 (1) pp., text illustrations. 215 items; priced. Publisher’s original printed wrappers bound in. - The books are arranged by town, and then by printer and date.
  • E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Ltd (London)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 139] Italy [other title:] … A collection of books relating to Italian culture & science mainly of the 16th century

    London, E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Limited, 1968
    (21 cm), 93 (3) pp., text illustrations. 250 items; priced. Publisher’s original printed wrappers bound in.
  • E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Ltd (London)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 140] 200 first editions

    London, E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Limited, 1968
    (18 × 22 cm), 108 pp., text illustrations. 200 items; priced. Publisher’s original printed wrappers bound in. ¶ Entry excised from pp.49-50. Pencil annotations throughout.
  • E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Ltd (London)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 141] Catalogue 141 [no other title on cover or on title-page]

    London, E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Limited, 1969
    (18 × 22 cm), 76 pp., text illustrations. 200 items; priced. Publisher’s original printed wrappers bound in.
  • E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Ltd (London)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 142] Early science and medicine

    London, E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Limited, 1970
    (18 × 22 cm), 121 (1) pp., text illustrations. 270 items; priced. Publisher’s original printed wrappers bound in.
  • E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Ltd (London)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 143] Books for scholars and collectors with an appendix of 16th-century plays

    London, E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Limited, 1970
    (18 × 22 cm), 94 pp., text illustrations. 250 items; priced. Publisher’s original printed wrappers bound in.
  • E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Ltd (London)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 144] A selection from the stock of E.P. Goldschmidt & Co. Ltd

    London, E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Limited, 1970
    (18 × 22 cm), 70 pp., text illustrations. 150 items; priced. Publisher’s original printed wrappers bound in.
  • E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Ltd (London)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 145] Recent acquisitions

    London, E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Limited, 1970
    (18 × 22 cm), 92 pp., text illustrations. 150 items; priced. Publisher’s original printed wrappers bound in.
  • E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Ltd (London)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 146] A Collection of books on a variety of subjects including early medicine and science, with a supplement of works of reference and bibliographies

    London, E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Limited, 1971
    (18 × 22 cm), 93 (1) pp., text illustrations. 200 items; priced. Publisher’s original printed wrappers bound in.
  • E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Ltd (London)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 147] A Collection of books on a variety of subjects including early medicine and science

    London, E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Limited, 1971
    (18 × 22 cm), 105 (1) pp., text illustrations. 186 items; priced. Publisher’s original printed wrappers bound in.
  • E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Ltd (London)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 148] A Collection of books on a variety of subjects including early medicine and science

    London, E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Limited, 1972
    (18 × 22 cm), 81 (1) pp., text illustrations. 151 items; priced. Publisher’s original printed wrappers bound in.
  • E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Ltd (London)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 149] A Collection of books of the 15th to the 18th century on a wide variety of subjects, mostly with illustrations

    London, E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Limited, 1973
    (18 × 22 cm), 94 pp., text illustrations. 180 items; priced. Publisher’s original printed wrappers bound in.
  • E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Ltd (London)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 150] Part 1: Roma [other title:] … Collection of books and engravings including an early Lafréry "Speculum", collections of Roman guides 1450-1900, of "Relazioni" 1700-1800, and of maps of ancient and modern Rome 1550-1800 § Part 2: 150 new acquisitions: books on a large variety of subjects, from the 15th to the 19th century, mostly with illustrations

    London, E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Limited, 1973
    Two parts (18 × 22 cm), I: 71 (4) pp. (1 folding), text illustrations.166 items; priced. II: 118 pp., text illustrations (some printed red & black). 150 items; priced. Publisher’s original printed wrappers bound in. - A two-part catalogue offering in Part I books from the library of Anna Laetitia Pecci Blunt (1885-1971), including (item 1a, $14,000), a Lafréry “Speculum romanae magnificentiae” (55 plates, listed with Huelsen numbers; bound in Germany c. 1700 in pigskin-backed marbled boards). Item 166 ($9750) is a collection of Relazioni, 1700-1800 (67 newsletters and 39 prints); item 167 ($32,000), a collection of 40 engraved maps of Rome, c. 1550-1800 (listed, with Huelsen and Scaccia Scarafoni numbers). The residue of the Pecci Blunt map collection (42 sheets) was sold to the Getty Research Institute in 1985 (Accession no. P850002). The guidebooks are arranged chronologically, with a concordance to Ludwig Schudt’s Le Guide di Roma (fourteen editions are not recorded by Schudt).
  • E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Ltd (London)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 151] 170 Books on a variety of subjects, from the 15th to the 18th century, mostly with illustrations

    London, E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Limited, 1974
    (18 × 22 cm), 97 (1) pp., text illustrations. 150 items; priced. Publisher’s original printed wrappers bound in.
  • E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Ltd (London)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 152] Roman art, architecture and archaeology from the 16th to the present century… Travels in Italy, many with illustrations

    London, E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Limited, 1974
    (18 × 22 cm), 67 (1) pp., text illustrations. 220 items; priced. Publisher’s original printed wrappers bound in.
  • E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Ltd (London)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 153] 185 Books on a variety of subjects, from the 15th to the 19th century, mostly with illustrations

    London, E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Limited, 1974
    (18 × 22 cm), 80 pp., text illustrations. 185 items; priced. Publisher’s original printed wrappers bound in. ¶ Pp.71-72 have been excised.
  • E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Ltd (London)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 154] 300 Books for libraries, scholars and collectors on a large variety of subjects, c. 1500-1900

    London, E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Limited, 1975
    (18 × 22 cm), 84 pp., text illustrations. 300 items; priced. Publisher’s original printed wrappers bound in.
  • E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Ltd (London)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 155] 210 Fine and rare books from the 15th to the 19th century, mostly with illustrations

    London, E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Limited, 1976
    (29.5 cm), 122 (2) pp., text illustrations. 210 items; priced. Publisher’s original printed wrappers bound in.
  • E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Ltd (London)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 156] 202 Fine and rare books in various fields of knowledge, many with illustrations

    London, E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Limited, 1976
    (29.5 cm), 68 pp., text illustrations. 202 items; priced. Publisher’s original printed wrappers bound in.
  • E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Ltd (London)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 157] Books about books, bibliographies, works of reference, catalogues

    London, E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Limited, 1977
    (29.5 cm), 28 pp. 280 items; priced. Publisher’s original printed wrappers bound in.
  • E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Ltd (London)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 158] 200 Fine and rare books from the 15th to the 19th century many with illustrations

    London, E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Limited, 1977
    (29.5 cm), 92 pp., text illustrations. 200 items; priced. Publisher’s original printed wrappers bound in. ¶ Ink annotation on title-page and p.43; otherwise unmarked.
  • E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Ltd (London)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 159] Illustrated books from the 16th-19th centuries: art, archaeology, Renaissance & Baroque architecture, ornament, emblem books, festival books, Humanism, Reformation, history & geography, history of science, natural history, catalogues of the collections of early naturalists

    London, E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Limited, 1979
    (29.5 cm), (8) 100 pp., text illustrations. 200 items; priced. Errata slip loosely inserted. Publisher’s original printed wrappers bound in.
  • E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Ltd (London)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 160] Continental printed books 1480-1700

    London, E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Limited, 1980
    (29.5 cm), viii, 85 (1) pp., text illustrations (three in colour). 251 items; priced. Publisher’s original printed wrappers bound in. - The colour illustrations reproduce item 33 ($18,500), a leaf from the 1459 Psalter (recovered from a binding); and item 251 ($48,000), a pair of anatomical fugitive sheets, published in 1539 by Giovanni Antonio dei Nicolini da Sabbio and Giovanni Battista Pederzani (previously offered in Catalogue 132, item 83; Catalogue 139, item 243).
  • E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Ltd (London)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 161] Two hundred books on history, medicine, mathematics, theology etc., school books, writing books, lexicons, Bibles, treatises on architecture and natural disasters

    London, E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Limited, 1981
    (29.5 cm), (2) 53 (1) pp., text illustrations. 200 items; priced. Publisher’s original printed wrappers bound in.
  • E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Ltd (London)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 162] Continental printed books mainly recent acquisitions

    London, E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Limited, 1981
    (29.5 cm), (2) 64 (2) pp., text illustrations. 170 + 1 items; priced. Publisher’s original printed wrappers bound in.
  • E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Ltd (London)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 163] Early printed and other rare books

    London, E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Limited, 1981
    (29.5 cm), xii, 131 (1) pp., text illustrations. 400 items; priced. Publisher’s original printed wrappers bound in. - Subject Index; Index of Printers and Publishers.
  • E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Ltd (London)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 164] Illustrated catalogue of early printed and other rare books: Greek and Latin classics, school books, archaeology, architecture, emblem and festival books, science and technology

    London, E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Limited, 1982
    (19 × 21 cm), 171 (1) pp., text illustrations. 200 items; priced. Publisher’s original printed wrappers bound in. - Contains early edition of the Greek and Latin Classics acquired in the sales by Christie’s of Chatsworth “duplicates” (30 September 19811-31 March 1982). Index of Printers & Publishers.
  • E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Ltd (London)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 165] Catalogue of illustrated books 1491-1759

    London, E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Limited, 1983
    (19 × 21 cm), 191 (1) pp., text illustrations. 100 items; priced. Publisher’s original printed wrappers bound in. - Includes books from the collection of “Old Art Books” assembled by Theodore Besterman (1904-1976). This collection had been bequeathed to the Taylorian Library, Oxford; however, the bequest was contested by Besterman’s widow, and in 1983-1984, the collection sold to E.P. Goldschmidt & Co., in order to satisfy her successful claim for a greater provision. The majority of Besterman’s “Old Art Books” were sold hors catalogue to the research library of the Getty Museum in Malibu.
  • E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Ltd (London)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 166] Illustrated and other rare books

    London, E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Limited, 1985
    (19 × 21 cm), 96 pp., 3 folding colour plates, text illustrations (some in colour). 100 items; priced. Publisher’s original printed wrappers bound in. - The folding colour plates accompany item 6 ($34,000), a set of Andrea Andreini’s chiaroscuro woodcuts reproducing Mantegna’s “Triumph of Julius Caesar” (ex-Leonard Baskin Collection); item 46 ($13,000), a copy of Maarten Houttuyn, Houtkunde (Amsterdam 1773-1795); and item 81 ($9500), Christiaan Sepp, Afbeelding der marmor soorten (Amsterdam 1776).
  • E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Ltd (London)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 167] Rare books XV to XVIII centuries

    London, E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Limited, 1987
    (19 × 21 cm), 160 (4) pp., text illustrations. 200 items; priced. Publisher’s original printed wrappers bound in.
  • E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Ltd (London)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 168] 190 fine books

    London, E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Limited, 1989
    (20 × 21 cm), 168 pp., illustrations. 190 items; priced. Publisher’s printed wrappers.
  • E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Ltd (London)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 169] [no title on cover or on title-page]

    London, E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Limited, 1990
    (20 × 21 cm), (1) 209 pp., illustrations. 99 items; priced. Publisher’s printed wrappers. - Catalogue by Michael Douglas-Scott. Includes (item 80, $40,000) a group of 40 engravings for the annual Feste della presentazione della Chinea (1741-1782).
  • E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Ltd (London)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 170] [no title on cover or on title-page]

    London, E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Limited, 1991
    (20 × 21 cm), [216] pp., illustrations (1 in colour). 100 items; priced. Publisher’s printed wrappers. - Catalogued by Michael Douglas-Scott. Includes (item 76, $75,000) a copy of Otto Cornelisz van Veen, Emblemata aliquot selectiora amatoria (Amsterdam 1618) in an embroidered red satin binding lettered “Hinrich Surbick me fit faire a Paris l’an 1626”.
  • E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Ltd (London)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 171] [no title on cover or on title-page]

    London, E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Limited, 1992
    (20 × 21 cm), [200] pp., illustrations. 250 items; priced. Publisher’s printed wrappers. - Catalogued by Michael Douglas-Scott. - Includes (item 250, $95,000) an album of prints and drawings documenting pyrotechnic displays as the Russian court, 1740-1796 (now Getty research Institute, ID: 92-F291). Catalogue organised by subjects: Alphabets & education; Antiquities & coins; Architecture & gardens; Art & ornament; Emblems & devices; Festivals & funerals; Mathematics & science; Medicine & natural history; Politics & religion; Prose & verse; Sport & hunting; Towns & countries; Warfare & pyrotechnics.
  • E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Ltd (London)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 172] [no title on cover or on title-page]

    London, E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Limited, 1992
    (20 × 21 cm), [86] pp., illustrations (some in colour). 100 items. Publisher’s printed wrappers. - Catalogued by Michael Douglas-Scott. - Includes (item 3, $35,000) a fragment (70 leaves, with 20 portraits) of the album amicorum of Johann Franck of Douai university, 1575-1578 (ex-Karl W. Hiersemann, Source Material: Manuscripts from the IXth to the XVth Century, Leipzig 1926, p.54; Sotheby’s, 22 June 1982; since when 19 portraits extracted from the album).
  • E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Ltd (London)

    [Stock catalogues: Lists: numbered series: 4] Early science and medicine

    London, E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Limited, [1932]
    (24 cm), 44 pp., 2 illustrations.158 items; priced. Publisher’s printed self-wrappers.
  • E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Ltd (London)

    [Stock catalogues: Lists: numbered series: 5] Mediaeval Literature and science : Manuscripts, printed editions of mediaeval authors, reference books

    London, E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Limited, [1932]
    (24.5 cm), 44 pp., text illustrations (pls.I-III on wrappers). 161 items; priced. Publisher’s printed wrappers.
  • E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Ltd (London)

    [Stock catalogues: Lists: numbered series: 8] English mediaeval authors with some books on the Middle Ages in England [typescript]

    London, E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Limited, [1934?]
    (26 × 21 cm), [24] leaves, reproduced from typescript (single-sided). [125] items; priced. Publisher’s printed wrappers. - This unassuming list includes valuable manuscripts and incunabula. Among the manuscripts are Gualterus Burlaeus, “De vita et moribus philsophorum veterum”, France, c. 1470 (£105; reprised from Catalogue 23, 1930, item 78); Georges Chastellain, “Temple De Bocace” bound with “L’Abuze En Court”, France, c. 1475 (£105; apparently bought in the Ch.-L. Fière sale, Paris 15 May 1933, lot 16; returned to the market in Sotheby’s, 22 June 1992, lot 92); Geoffrey of Vinsauf, “Poetrie Novella Carmen Hexametrum”, Italy, 1417 (£48; sold to Howard L. Goodhart, now Bryn Mawr College Library, Gordan MS 97). Notable incunables are are the c. 1488 Antwerp Albertus Magnus (£95; Goff A258), c. 1475 Strassburg Beda (£105; Goff B293); 1494 Consobrinus, De justitia commutativa (£27; Goff C862). ¶ Edges of last leaf abraded.
  • E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Ltd (London)

    [Stock catalogues: Lists: numbered series: 15] Old books on science

    London, E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Limited, [1935]
    (22 cm), 32 pp. 272 items; priced. Publisher’s printed self-wrappers. ¶ Cover date-stamped “15 Feb 1935”; few annotations. Wrappers worn.
  • E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Ltd (London)

    [Stock catalogues: Lists: numbered series: 16] Old books on science including a selection from the library of the Radcliffe Observatory

    London, E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Limited, [1935]
    (24.5 cm), 36 pp. 240 items; priced. Publisher’s self-wrappers. - Sotheby’s had sold the library of the Radcliffe Observatory, Oxford, on 7 May 1935.
  • E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Ltd (London)

    [Stock catalogues: Lists: numbered series: 17] Landmarks of pure and applied science; inventions

    London, E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Limited, [1935]
    (24 cm), 35 (1) pp. 248 items; priced. Publisher’s printed self-wrappers. ¶ Wrapper dusty.
  • E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Ltd (London)

    [Stock catalogues: Lists: numbered series: 18] Bibliography

    London, E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Limited, [1935]
    (26 × 21 cm), [17] leaves, reproduced from typescript (single-sided). 151 items; priced. Hole-punched; gathered by a brass fastener. ¶ Lateral crease.
  • E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Ltd (London)

    [Stock catalogues: Lists: numbered series: 19] Old medicine including a number of French XIXth century medical classics

    London, E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Limited, [1935]
    (24 cm), 28 pp. 251 items; priced. Publisher’s printed self-wrappers.
  • E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Ltd (London)

    [Stock catalogues: Lists: numbered series: 20] Mediaeval literature : history, science, biography, bibliography; with a collection of books on education and universities

    London, E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Limited, [1936]
    (21 cm), 36 pp. 295 items; priced. Publisher’s printed self-wrappers.
  • E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Ltd (London)

    [Stock catalogues: Lists: numbered series: 22] Science of the XIXth century : the beginnings of modern physics : Faraday, Fizeau, Fournier, Helmholtz, Hittorf, Lorenz; Electricity, telephone, telegraph, wireless : Becquerel, Bunsen, Edison, Hertz, Marconi, Maxwell, Ohm, Roentgen, Swan, Thomson, Volta; Chemical systems & spectrum analysis : Berthollet, Gay-Lussac, Liebig, Fraunhofer, Kirchhoff; Development of transport & industry; Photography; Evolution : Baer, Darwin, Huxley, Lamarck, Lyell ; Advance in medicine; the Foundations of bacteriology : Behring, Bernard, Koch, Pasteur; the Introduction of surgical anaesthetics; Stethoscope; Hygiene : Billroth, Chadwick, Lister, Pettenkofer; Physiology & Psychology

    London, E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Limited, [1936]
    (24 cm), 39 (1) pp., 1 text illustration. 302 items; priced. Publisher’s printed self-wrappers. - Item 16 is Antoine Laurent de Jussieu’s copy of Benjamin Smith Barton, Specimen of a geographical view of the trees and shrubs, and many of the herbaceous plants, of North-America, between the latitudes of seventy-one and twenty-five (Philadelphia 1809). Its title-page is reproduced, and Weil speculates that the book was never printed; this copy was sold to Harvey Cushing (1869-1939), and is now in Yale’s Cushing-Whitney Medical Historical Library). Includes Photography (items 239-285). ¶ Wrapper dusty.
  • E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Ltd (London)

    [Stock catalogues: Lists: numbered series: 23] Mediaeval literature : Bibliography

    London, E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Limited, [1936]
    (24.5 cm), 37 (1) pp. 384 items; priced. Publisher’s printed self-wrappers. - Includes three manuscripts: item 1 (£210), a theological miscellany of c. 1100 from Admont Abbey (reproductions on wrapper covers), purchased by Robert Garrett (1875-1961), and now Princeton University Library, Ms Garrett 169; item 2 (£42), Saint Thomas Aquinas, “De Regimine Principum”, written in Florence c. 1450, from Mostyn Hall and Henry Harris (ex-Sotheby’s, 22 June 1936, lot 11), sold to William King Richardson (1859-1951), and now Harvard, Houghton Library, Ms Richardson 29; and item 3 (£31), Leonardo Bruni, “Vita di Dante e di Petrarca” (apparently also sold to Garrett).
  • E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Ltd (London)

    [Stock catalogues: Lists: numbered series: 24] Books and documents on the history of education; schools, colleges, and universities

    London, E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Limited, [1937]
    (21 cm), 32 pp. 235 items; priced. Publisher’s printed self-wrappers. “The French Administrative Acts relating to Schools, Colleges and Universities which we list in this Catalogue come from the Library of a French noble family, the de Loménie, afterwards known as Loménie de Brienne… The famous Library was dispersed at auction during the French Revolution in 1791-7, but the Archives have only lately come into the market, and it is from these that this remarkable collection of official administrative acts has come” (Catalogue foreword).
  • E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Ltd (London)

    [Stock catalogues: Lists: numbered series: 25] A Collection of old medical books : Bacteriology, Circulation of the blood, Electrotherapy, Ophthalmology, Pharmacology, etc. [cover title:] Old medical books

    London, E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Limited, [1937]
    (24 cm), 35 (1) pp., text illustrations. 208 items; priced. Publisher’s printed wrappers.
  • E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Ltd (London)

    [Stock catalogues: Lists: numbered series: 26] Mediaeval literature including some important reference works and books on the history of universities, educational theory, schoolbooks and five early writing books

    London, E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Limited, [1937]
    (24 cm), 40 pp., text illustrations. 298 items; priced. Publisher’s printed wrappers. - The writing books are item 1 (£250), an English manuscript of calligraphic specimens, dated 1542; item 2 (£85), Urban Wyss’s Libellvs valde doctvs, elegans, & utilis, multa & uaria scribendarum literarum genera complectens (Zurich 1549); item 94 (£5), Gioseppe Dolcetta’s Libro di lettere corsiue moderne per l’uso de scolari fanciuli, nuouamte dato in luce (Venice 1692); item 286 (£15), Lodovico Vicentino’s La operina (Rome 1548); item 298 (£27), Giovanni Battista Verini’s Liber primvs [-qvartvs] elementorum litterarum (Toscolano c. 1526).
  • E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Ltd (London)

    [Stock catalogues: Lists: numbered series: 27] Old science & medicine [other title:] … containing rare books on science and medicine : astronomy, biology, botany, chemistry, electricity, optics, physiology, early photography, surgery, and works by Nobel prize laureates

    London, E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Limited, [1938]
    (24 cm), 37 (1) pp., text illustrations. 301 items; priced. Publisher’s printed self-wrappers. ¶ Cover dated in pencil “1938”.
  • E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Ltd (London)

    [Stock catalogues: Lists: numbered series: 28] Bibliography : books about books & libraries, reproductions of manuscripts, palaeography, history of printing, catalogues of libraries, sale catalogues

    London, E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Limited, [1938]
    (21 cm), 36 pp. 328 items; priced. Publisher’s printed self-wrappers.
  • E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Ltd (London)

    [Stock catalogues: Lists: numbered series: 29] English science and medicine

    London, E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Limited, [1938]
    (25 cm), 52 pp., text illustrations. 231 items; priced. Publisher’s printed wrappers.
  • E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Ltd (London)

    [Stock catalogues: Lists: numbered series: 30] Mediaeval literature; education; universities

    London, E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Limited, [1938]
    (25 cm), 52 pp., illustrations. 314 items; priced. Publisher’s printed wrappers. - The first five items are manuscripts, among them (item 1, £27) Albertus de Saxonia, “Sophismata”, written in Italy in 1402, later bound in England using 13th century waste vellum leaves bearing a list of books presented to an East Anglian monastic library, probably the Carmelite convent at Ipswich, with donors names (sold to Ipswich Public Library). ¶ Loosely inserted: “List 30: Appendix: Recent Acquisitions”, describing items 315-342 ([4] pp.).
  • E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Ltd (London)

    [Stock catalogues: Lists: numbered series: 31] Science & medicine

    London, E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Limited, [1938]
    (21 cm), 35 (1) pp., 1 text illustration. 276 items; priced. Publisher’s printed self-wrappers.
  • E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Ltd (London)

    [Stock catalogues: Lists: numbered series: 32] Bibliography

    London, E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Limited, [1939]
    (24 cm), 32 pp. 303 items; priced. Publisher’s printed self-wrappers.
  • E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Ltd (London)

    [Stock catalogues: Lists: numbered series: 33] Mediaeval literature; education and universities

    London, E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Limited, [1939]
    (24 cm), 49 (1) pp. 359 items; priced. Publisher’s printed self-wrappers. - Includes (item 329, £8) the very rare Tractatus de modo studendi ([Leipzig: Martin Landsberg, 1495-1500]), sold apparently to Howard Lehman Goodhart, and now Bryn Mawr College, Goodhart Medieval Library, M-768. Among a half-dozen manuscripts is Bernardus scholasticus, “Liber miraculorum Sancte Fidis”, written at Sélestat in the 14th century (item 5, £85).
  • E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Ltd (London)

    [Stock catalogues: Supplements: numbered series: 1] Religion

    London, E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Limited, 1957
    (22 cm), 18 pp. 100 items; priced. Publisher’s printed self-wrappers.
  • E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Ltd (London)

    [Stock catalogues: Supplements: numbered series: 2] Linguistics & literary history

    London, E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Limited, 1957
    (22 cm), 16 pp. 100 items; priced. Publisher’s printed self-wrappers.
  • E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Ltd (London)

    [Stock catalogues: Supplements: numbered series: 3] Philosophy

    London, E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Limited, 1957
    (22 cm), 16 pp. 101 items; priced. Publisher’s printed self-wrappers.
  • E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Ltd (London)

    [Stock catalogues: Supplements: numbered series: 4] Politics and economics

    London, E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Limited, 1957
    (22 cm), 17 (1) pp. 100 items; priced. Publisher’s printed self-wrappers.
  • E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Ltd (London)

    [Stock catalogues: Supplements: numbered series: 5] French history

    London, E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Limited, 1957
    (22 cm), 16 pp. 100 items; priced. Publisher’s printed self-wrappers.
  • E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Ltd (London)

    [Stock catalogues: Supplements: numbered series: 6] Law and administration

    London, E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Limited, 1958
    (22 cm), 17 (1) pp. 100 items; priced. Publisher’s printed self-wrappers.
  • E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Ltd (London)

    [Stock catalogues: Supplements: numbered series: 7] Bibliography and reference

    London, E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Limited, 1958
    (22 cm), 14 pp. 100 items; priced. Publisher’s printed self-wrappers.
  • E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Ltd (London)

    [Stock catalogues: Supplements: numbered series: 8] Universities and education

    London, E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Limited, 1958
    (22 cm), 19 (1) pp. 100 items; priced. Publisher’s printed self-wrappers.
  • E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Ltd (London)

    [Stock catalogues: Supplements: numbered series: 9] Art and architecture

    London, E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Limited, 1958
    (22 cm), 15 (1) pp. 100 items; priced. Publisher’s printed self-wrappers.
  • E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Ltd (London)

    [Stock catalogues: Supplements: numbered series: 10] Library catalogues, part one: manuscript and incunable collections

    London, E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Limited, 1960
    (22 cm), 13 (1) pp. 100 items; priced. Publisher’s printed self-wrappers.
  • E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Ltd (London)

    [Stock catalogues: Supplements: numbered series: 11] Library catalogues; part two: general and miscellaneous collections

    London, E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Limited, 1960
    (22 cm), 19 (1) pp. 175 items; priced. Publisher’s printed self-wrappers.
  • E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Ltd (London)

    [Stock catalogues: Supplements: numbered series: 12] Books about books (published for the 4th London antiquarian book fair)

    London, E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Limited, 1961
    (22 cm), 13 (1) pp. 100 items; priced. Publisher’s printed self-wrappers.
  • E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Ltd (London)

    [Stock catalogues: Supplements: numbered series: 13] Early Christianity, monasticism

    London, E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Limited, 1961
    (22 cm), 12 pp. 100 items; priced. Publisher’s printed self-wrappers.
  • E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Ltd (London)

    [Stock catalogues: Supplements: numbered series: 14] Books on the arts (published for the 5th London antiquarian book fair)

    London, E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Limited, 1962
    (22 cm), 11 (1) pp. 100 items; priced. Publisher’s printed self-wrappers.
  • E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Ltd (London)

    [Stock catalogues: Supplements: numbered series: 15] A Sixteenth century miscellany

    London, E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Limited, 1971
    (22 cm), [64] pp., text illustrations. 200 items; priced. Publisher’s printed wrappers.
  • E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Ltd (London)

    [Stock catalogues: Supplements: numbered series: 16] Books on various subjects including art, classics, illustrated books, literature, reference & bibliography, religion & theology, science, varia (title-page)

    London, E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Limited, 1973
    (22 cm), 106 pp., text illustrations. 275 items; priced. Publisher’s printed wrappers.
  • E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Ltd (London)

    [Stock catalogues: Supplements: numbered series: 17] One hundred recent acquisitions

    London, E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Limited, 1978
    (22 cm), (2) 60 (2) pp., text illustrations. 100 items; priced. Publisher’s printed wrappers. - Includes purchases from Sotheby’s dispersal of the Broxbourne Library (14 November 1977-9 May 1978) and Christie’s sales of the Evelyn Library (22 June 1977-13 July 1978). Wrongly identified on covers as “List XVII”.
  • E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Ltd (London)

    [Stock catalogues: Supplements: numbered series: 18] Supplement XVIII [other title:] New Acquisitions

    London, E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Limited, [1984]
    (19 × 20 cm), 58 (2) pp., text illustrations (some in colour). 96 items; priced. Publisher’s printed wrappers. - Bound with Catalogues 164-167 (1982-1987), in collector’s half-morocco.
  • E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Ltd (London)

    [Book fair lists (incomplete series, 1975-1977):] 1975: 6th [ILAB] International antiquarian book fair, Amsterdam, 27-29 September § 1976: 15th [VDA] book fair, Stuttgart, 29 January-1 February § 1977: [ABAA] Antiquarian book fair, New York, 31 March-3 April § 1977: 7th [ILAB] International antiquarian book fair, Düsseldorf, 1-3 October.

    London, E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Limited, 1975-1977
    (29 × 27 cm), four lists, duplicated typescript.
  • E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Ltd (London)

    [Book fair lists (incomplete series, 1978-1988):] 1978: 17th [VDA] book fair, Stuttgart, 26-29 January § 1978: [ABAA] International antiquarian book fair, New York, 6-9 April § 1978: 8th [ILAB] International antiquarian book fair, Zürich, 21-24 September § 1979: 18th [VDA] book fair, Stuttgart, 25-28 January § 1979: [ABAA] International book fair, New York § 1979: 21st [i.e. 20th? ABA] Antiquarian book fair, London § 1980: 19th [VDA] book fair, Stuttgart § 1984: 22nd [i.e. 21st? ABA] Antiquarian book fair, London § 1981: 20th [VDA] book fair, Stuttgart § 1981: [ABAA] International book fair, New York § 1982: 21st [VDA] book fair, Stuttgart § 1983: 22nd [VDA] book fair, Stuttgart § 1983: 16th California antiquarian book fair, San Francisco § 1984: 25th [ABAA] Antiquarian book fair, New York § 1986: 27th [ABA] Antiquarian book fair, London, 24-28 June § 1986: 11th [ILAB] International antiquarian book fair, Venice, 18-21 September § 1987: 20th California international antiquarian book fair, San Francisco, 20-21 February § 1988: 29th [ABA] Antiquarian book fair, London, 21-23 June

    London, E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Limited, 1978-1988
    (29 × 27 cm), eighteen lists, duplicated typescript.
  • E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Ltd (London)

    [Book fair lists (incomplete series 1989-1992):] 1989: 30th [ABA] Antiquarian book fair, London, 20-22 June § 1991: [2nd] Mostra del libro antico, Milan, 11-14 April § 1991: 32nd [ABA] Antiquarian book fair, London, 25-27 June § 1992: [3rd] Mostra del libro antico, Milan, 2-5 April § 1992: 33rd [ABA] Antiquarian book fair, London, 23-25 June § 1992: 14th [ILAB] International antiquarian book fair, Cologne, 10-13 September

    London, E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Limited, 1989-1992
    (29 × 27 cm), six lists, duplicated typescript.
  • E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Ltd (London)

    [Stock catalogues, hors série] Cassiodorus, Notker, Gerbert of Rheims : a twelfth century miscellany manuscript including the principal early texts on education and literary studies

    London, E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Limited, [1934?]
    (21 cm), [8] pp. 1 item (no price). Publisher’s printed self-wrappers. - Goldschmidt had purchased the manuscript from Stiftsbibliothek Admont; it is now Chicago, Newberry Library, MS 8 (P.H. Saenger, Catalogue of the pre-1500 western manuscript books at the Newberry Library, Chicago 1989, p.18). Another version of the description was printed in E.P. Goldschmidt’s Catalogue 100, item 25.
  • E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Litd (London)

    [Stock catalogues, hors série] Les heures de Jean Lallement : written by Geoffrey Tory in 1506

    London, E.P. Goldschmidt & Company Limited, [1928]
    (24.5 cm), 7 (1) pp. 1 item (no price). Publisher’s printed wrappers. - The “Heures à l’usage de Bourges” is a manuscript on 148 leaves of vellum, with a miniature of Jean Lallement, from the collections of Pierre Fourier (1565-1640), Henri Pontus de Tyard (1657-1737), Lord Vernon, and George Holford (Sotheby’s, 5 December 1927, lot 393). It was sold to Lessing J. Rosenwald, in 1935, and is now Library of Congress, BX2080.A2 1520 (Svato Schutzner, Medieval and Renaissance manuscript books in the Library of Congress, Washington, DC 1989, pp.324-29 no. 53). ¶ Lower wrapper chipped.
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