18th Century Love

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18th century Leather bound book Amsterdam 1723

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Negendaeghsche devotie tot den Heylighen Ignatius de Loiola : instelder der Societeyt Jesu, om door syne voorsprake te becomen de weldaeden ende jonsten, die men versoeckt. Uyt het Spaens verduytst door eenen Priester der Societeyt Jesu.
Today marks the 458th anniversary of the death of Saint Ignatius of Loyola. The above rare book is a Dutch work published by Joannes Paulus Robyns in Antwerp, Belgium in 1712.  It is due for enhanced cataloging as part of the library’s 2014-15 project to expose hidden collections.

hdslibrary:

Negendaeghsche devotie tot den Heylighen Ignatius de Loiola : instelder der Societeyt Jesu, om door syne voorsprake te becomen de weldaeden ende jonsten, die men versoeckt. Uyt het Spaens verduytst door eenen Priester der Societeyt Jesu.

Today marks the 458th anniversary of the death of Saint Ignatius of Loyola. The above rare book is a Dutch work published by Joannes Paulus Robyns in Antwerp, Belgium in 1712.  It is due for enhanced cataloging as part of the library’s 2014-15 project to expose hidden collections.

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18th Century Plays Bell’s Edition 1776

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18th Century Plays Bell’s Edition 1776

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old books 
18th and 19th century leather bound books

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old books 

18th and 19th century leather bound books

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Spenser, Edmund. The works of Mr. Edmund Spenser : in six volumes : with a glossary explaining the old and obscure words, 1715.

*EC8.K2262.Zz715s

Houghton Library, Harvard University

minutemanworld:

This is pretty cool. Dating from 1757 this is a bookshelf in the shape of a book. It’s purpose is to hold miniature books. 

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This is pretty cool. Dating from 1757 this is a bookshelf in the shape of a book. It’s purpose is to hold miniature books. 

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Opuscules de M de le Chevalier De Parny 

2 volumes in contemporary leather binding London 1737 

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Junius’s letters

2 volume contemporary binding 1772

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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire 

by Edward Gibbon 

New Edition 1783 - finely bound half set - volume 1-6

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A History of France 
late 18th century c1797

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A History of France 

late 18th century c1797