Catalogue of Manuscripts, of Books Printed Upon Vellum, of Editiones Principes Et Aldinae, and of Books in Foreign Languages: Now on Sale ... February, 1830 (Google eBook)
W. Nicol, 1830 - 438 pages
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Page 174 - or, an Account of the Results of Experiments on the Produce and Nutritive qualities of different Grasses and other Plants used as the Food of the more valuable domestic animals, instituted by John Duke of Bedford. Illustrated with dried specimens of the Plants.
Page 446 - The Works of Edmund Spenser, with the principal Illustrations of various Commentators. To which are added, Notes, some Account of the Life of Spenser, and a Glossarial and other Indexes, by the Rev.
Page 24 - ben translated in to Englysshe by Mayster Benet Burgh, late Archedeken of Colchestre and hye chanon of saint Stephens at westmestre, which ful craftly hath made it in balade ryal for the erudicion of my lord Bousher, Sone and heyr at that tyme to my lord the erle of Estsex And by cause of late cam to my
Page 149 - Joinville, Histoire de Saint Louis—Les Annales de son Regne par Guillaume de Nangis—Sa Vie et ses Miracles par le Confesseur de la Reine Marguerite ; le tout accompagné d'un Glossaire par Capperonnier, &c.
Page 293 - Heinecken Idée Générale d'une Collection Complette d'Estampes, avec une Dissertation sur l'Origine de la Gravure et sur les premiers Livres d'Image,
Page 25 - cyte encreace and prouffyte not lyke theyr faders and olders, but for the moost parte after that they ben comen to theyr parfight yeres of discrecion, and rypenes of age, how wel that theyre faders haue lefte to them grete quantite of goodes, yet scarcely amonge ten two thryue, I
Page 450 - being a Collection of Papers, explanatory of the Design of an Institution, proposed to be set on foot, under the Name of the Chrestomathie Day School,
Page 29 - There are few ancient books which have been so frequently quoted, yet so rarely seen, as the present Chronicle. The possession of it is indeed essential to a Library like the one under description, since there is an important passage in it relating to the invention of the Art of Printing with Metal Types, which merits very particular attention
Page 20 - (circa MCCCCLXXX.) %* Francesco Berlinghieri, a Florentine, contributed greatly to the study of Italian Poetry by this popular Work on Geography. It must have been published about the year 1480, as the Duke of Urbino, to whom it is dedicated, died in 1482. Perfect copies are of rare occurrence