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Single printed leaf from the Schedel'schen Weltchronik.

By: Hartmann Schedel (1440-1514).

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Nuremberg:, Anton Koberger,: 1493

Seller ID: JL815-008

Condition: Collectible: Very Good


Single Leaf. Blatt CLXXIII. 16 1/4 x 11 inches. Text from "Das sechst alter" in German, 62 lines per page, single-column, 15 double-line woodcut initials, the recto with 4 woodcut illustrations including King Arnophus, Bishop Rudolphus, a prince, and a larger woodcut illustration of a town, the verso with 5 pope portraits in a column and woodcut of an angel armed with a sword and scales of justice, weighing men against one another; text clean, unmarked, with o... View more info

2 hand-colored printed leaves from The Herball or Generall historie of plantes.

By: John Gerard (1545-1612).

Price: $75.00

Publisher: London:, John Norton,: 1597

Seller ID: WV815-001

Condition: Collectible: Very Good


1 leaf loose, the other mounted on stiff board so that only one side is visible. 2 Leaves. Pages 57-58 and 223. 13 3/8 x 8 1/2 inches and 12 3/8 x 8 inches, the margins of the mounted leaf have been trimmed but without loss of text. Altogether 9 hand-colored illustrations, with text in English, single column of the loose page; text clean, unmarked, pencil book seller notation in the margin of the loose leaf verso, light toning or soiling, paper adhesive in the upper ... View more info

2 hand-colored printed leaves from Paradisi in sole paradisus terrestris, or A garden of all sorts of pleasant flowers.

By: John Parkinson (1567-1650).

Price: $200.00

Publisher: London:, Humfrey Lownes and Robert Young,: 1629

Seller ID: WV815-002

Condition: Collectible: Very Good


2 Leaves. Pages 97-98 and 351-352. 12 3/8 x 8 inches. Each leaf with multiple hand-colored illustrations of flowers within printed borders, the versos with single column text in English describing the images; text clean, unmarked, pencil book seller notation in the margins of the versos, some light marginal toning or soiling, paper adhesive in the upper margins of the versos appears to be remnants of paper hinges. Very Good. John Parkinson was the last of the great E... View more info

Illustrated leaf from Aeneis Virgiliana....

By: VIRGIL [Publius Vergilius Maro] (70-19 BCE).

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Lyon:, J. Crespin,: 1529

Seller ID: JL815-040

Condition: Collectible: Very Good


Small folio. 12 1/2 x 8 1/2 inches. Pages CXIII and CXIIII. On the recto are lines 352-360 surrounded by commentary, and a large woodcut illustration (7 x 5 7/8 inches) of the fall of Troy, with lines 361-379 of Virgil's Aeneid, with surrounding commentary; light toning, the block showing signs of wear with minor inking in the image and in the text on the verso. Very Good. From the First Crespin Lyons edition, 1529, containing the reused woodcuts prepared for the Joh... View more info

Single printed leaf from Biblia Sacra iuxta vulgat[am] quam dicunt editionem.

By: [Holbein}

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Paris:, apud Carolam Guillard & Gulielmum Desboys,: 1552

Seller ID: JL815-057

Condition: Collectible: Very Good


From the Second Edition, previously published in 1549. 4to. Pages 741-742. 10 1/2 x 7 3/8 inches. Text in Latin, single column of Bible text with variant readings of the text in the margins, 2 woodcut initials, colored by hand; text clean, unmarked, some light toning, foxing, and soiling. Very Good. Text from parts of Jeremiah Chapters 8, 9 [complete], and 10. Although not present on this leaf, this edition contained 92 woodcut illustrations of the Old Testament b... View more info