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  • John Cassell’s Art Treasures Exhibition. 1858.

    CASSELL, John. John Cassell’s Art Treasures Exhibition. Containing Engravings of the Principal Masterpieces of the English, Dutch, Flemish, French and German Schools. With Biographical Sketches of the Painters, and Critical Notices of their Productions. Viii, 512 pp. Interior: Pages age toned, occasional spotting, a few closed tears, corner of yellow front endpaper cut off. Exterior: Publisher’s blue, pictorial cloth, gilt. (Corners bumped, cloth worn, inner hinges lightly splitting). 4to. London: W. Kent and Co., 1858.

  • Les Avantures de la Madona et de François d’ Assise. 1701.

    Satirical Anti-Papist work by a former Franciscan who converted to Calvinism. From the Collection of Giancarlo Beltrame (1925-2011). RENOULT, Jean-Baptise (b. [?]1664). Les Avantures de la Madona et de François d’ Assise. Recueilles de plusieurs ouvrages des Docteurs Romains; Ecrites d’ un stile recreatif; en même temps capable de faire sentir le ridicule du Papisme sans aucune controverse. Small 8vo (145 x 93mm). Additional engraved title, woodcut device on title, head-pieces, initials and ornaments, 9 engraved plates, errata leaf (engraved title shaved, some very light spotting and staining, minor loss to blank margins in places -without loss to text). Contemporary half vellum (some wear to foot of spine, stained). Provenance: Max Fabrice (modern ex-libris sticker); Doublette (old armorial stamp and blindstamp on title); later German stamp. Amsterdam: Chez Daniel de la Feuille, 1701.