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Eyewitness Account ofthe Inquisition

24.

Limborch, Philippi A.

HISTORIA INQUISITIONIS.

CUM SUBJUNGITUR LIBER SENTENTIARUM INQUISITIONIS THOLOCANAE AB ANNO CHRISTI

MCCCVII AD ANNUM MCCCXXXIII.

Amstelodami, Henricum Wetstenium, 1692.

First edition. Folio. (16),384,(12),(8),397,(17) pp. Nine engraved plates.

Contemporary vellum binding, leather lettering label, gilt. Title page printed in

red and black, and with engraved vignette. Six of the engravings are full page plates,

and three are double page (though two of the singles are also on one double page).

Trace of wear to the vellum, esp., along the top

of the rear board, else this is a fine copy with

stunning plates.

Graesse IV,212; van der Vekena 1875; Caillet 6693.

$3000

17631

Hand-painted color wheel

25.

Merimee, M. J. F. L. W. B. Sarsfield Taylor, transl. ,

THE ART OF PAINTING IN OIL, AND IN FRESCO:

BEING A HISTORY OF THE VARIOUS PROCESSES AND MATERIALS EMPLOYED,

FROM ITS DISCOVERY, BY HUBERT AND JOHN VAN EYCK, TO THE PRESENT TIME ,

T

RANSLATED FROM THE

O

RIGINAL

F

RENCH

T

REATISE OF

M. J. F. L. M

ÉRIMÉE

,..

WITH

O

RIGINAL

O

BSERVATIONS

...

BY

W. B. S

ARSFIELD

T

AYLOR

....

London, Whittaker & Co., 1839. First edition in English. 8vo. xliv, 371 pp. Original blue-green

T-grain cloth; title in gilt on spine, and the boards blocked with a design in blind; yellow coated

endpapers. With two hand-colored plates, the first, the frontispiece of English Chromatic Scale

(Moses Harris's colour-wheel), the second after p. 244 of the French Chromatic Scale

(Merimee's). The 1839 London translation of Merimee's book, originally published in French in

1830. Cloth spotted and unevenly sunned on the upper board; inner hinges neatly mended; else a

very good copy. With the penciled signature of Nash Hood and with three pencil sketches,

apparently by him, on the endpapers. Rare.

$500

17113