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67/ 980 [Music. Violins]. Liuteria in Toscana. Violin-making in Tuscany. Violin-makers of the 20th century/ Contemporary Violin-makers. Cremona, Cremonabooks, 2003/ 2004, 2 vols., 134,(2); 231,(1)p., richly illustrated, English and Italian language, orig. unif. giltlettered cl., together in matching slipcase, sm. folio.
€ (60-80) 60
67/ 981 [Music. Violins]. Milnes, J. (ed.). Musical Instruments in the Ashmolean Museum. The Complete Collection. Berkhamstead, Oxford Musical Instrument Publishing, 2011, 384p., sumptuously illustrated (partly w. life-sized photographs), orig. cl. w. dustwr., folio (fine).
€ (100-150)
67/ 982 [Music. Violins]. Möller, M. The violin-makers of the Low Countries (Belgium and Holland). Amst., M. Möller N.V., 1955, 165p., monochr. plates, printed in 1500 numb. copies, orig. gilt cl., 4to.

- Fine copy. = Rare.

€ (100-150)
67/ 983 [Music. Violins]. Vannes, R. Dictionnaire Universel des Luthiers. Pref. G. Iviglia. Brussels, Les Amis de Musique, 1975/ 1985, 3rd rev. and enl. ed./ 1st ed., 3 parts in 2 vols. (incl. supplement), XXI,(3),408; (12),198; 181,(1)p., approx. 3830 ills. of manufacturer's tickets and initials, 42 photogr. ills., orig. unif. rexine w. dustwr., 4to.

- A few leaves loose in first vol. Both vols. dustwr. dam./ frayed.

= Incl. the rare supplement C. LEBET, Dictionnaire Universel des Luthiers. Pref. É. Vatelot.

€ (100-150) 100
67/ 984 [Occultism]. Brampton-Arrhenius, O. Lexikon des geheimen Wissens. Ein Handbuch für den praktischen Gebrauch. Vienna, Hutter, 1934, 968,(2)p., ills., modern rexine.

- Final 5 lvs. dam. (rather crudely restored); some scattered annots. and underlining in pen.

€ (40-60)
67/ 985 [Occultism]. Reichenbach, K. von. Der sensitive Mensch und sein Verhalten zum Ode. Eine Reihe experimenteller Untersuchungen über ihre gegenseitigen Kräfte und Eigenschaften. Introd. C.W. Gurija. Leipsic, M. Altmann, 1910, 2 vols., LV,(1),838; XXX,758p., without wr.

- Title-p. of vol.I some dam. due to silverfish. Both vols. lack wrappers.

Greber, J. Der Verkehr mit der Geisterwelt, seine Gesetze und sein Zweck. New York, J. Felsberg, 1937, 2nd ed., V,(1),430p., orig. cl. (upper hinge weak). Bloch, O. Vom Tode. Eine gemeinverständliche Darstellung. German transl. by P. Misch. Berlin etc., A. Juncker, 1903, 2 vols., (8),562,(6); 371p., contemp. unif. gilt hvellum, t.e.g. - AND 3 others in 5 vols., i.a. E. BISCHOFF, Die elemente der Kabbalah (Berlin, 1920, 2nd ed., 2 vols., ills., orig. pict. unif. hcl. One vol. first 4 leaves loose) and a reprint of K. KIESEWETTER, Die Geheimwissenschaften (Schwarzenburg, 1977, 2 vols., orig. unif. boards. Reprint of the ed. Leipsic, ±1895). - AND 10 others similar, all Dutch language, i.a. by C. FLAMMARION (4x) and K. DU PREL.

€ (100-150)
67/ 986 [Occultism]. Sinistrati d'Ameno, L.M. De la démonialité et des animaux incubes et succubes où l'on prouve qu'il existe sur terre des créatures raisonnables autres que l'homme, ayant comme lui un corps et une âme, naissant et mourant comme lui, rachetées par N.S. Jésus-Christ et capables de salut ou de damnation. French transl. from Latin by I. Liseux. Paris, I. Liseux, 1875, 1st ed., XVI,224p., printed in 598 numb. copies, later giltlettered cl., orig. wr. pres.

- Wrappers browned; backwr. stained. Contents fine. = The rare, numbered first edition. Caillet 10218.

€ (70-90) 70
67/ 987 [Occultism]. Spence, L. An Encyclopaedia of Occultism. A Compendium of Information on the occult sciences, occult personalities, psychic science, magic, demonology, spiritism and mysticism. London, G. Routledge & Sons, 1920, 1st ed., XII,(2),451,(1)p., plates, orig. giltlettered cl., large 8vo.

- Owner's entry and bookplate on upper endpaper. Bookblock almost loose. Hinges weak and splitting.

AND 3 others, i.a. W.J. KILNER, The Human Atmosphere (the Aura) (London, 1920, 1st ed., ills., orig. cl. Owner's entry on title-p.) and M. and A.F. HEINDEL, The Message of the Stars (...) (Oceanside, 1973, 16th ed., ills., orig. cl.).

€ (50-70)
67/ 988 [Occultism]. Un Initié (= Encausse dit Papus, G.). Mystères des sciences occultes. Physiognomie, phrénologie, chiromancie (...). Paris, à la Librairie Illustrée, n.d. (1895), VIII,595p., num. (full-p.) woodengr. ills., contemp. giltlettered hmor., orig. wr. pres., t.e.g.

- A few leaves loose; owner's entry on frontwr. Otherwise fine.

Idem. ABC illustré d'occultisme. Paris, Dorbon-Ainé, (1922), 2nd ed., 438,(8)p., num. ills., orig. wr.

- Backstrip dam.

AND 2 others similar: E. BOSC, De l'aimantation universelle (Paris, 1910, orig. wr. Backwr. sl. chipped) and A. DE ROCHAS, l'Extériorisation de la motricité (Paris, 1896, 1st ed., ills., contemp. giltlettered hcl. First free leaves loosening).

€ (80-100) 80
67/ 989 [Periodicals]. The Illustrated Times. Year 1859-1862, 2nd half 1863, 1st half 1864, 1865-1868. London, Illustrated Times, Year 1859-1868, 18 (of 20) vols., num. (full-p./ double-p.) woodengr. ills., contemp. almost unif. gilt hcalf, folio.

- Lacks the first half of year 1863 and the second half of 1864. Contents mostly fine, although some lvs. w. tears; a few lvs. loose; all vols. w. cancellation stamp and bookbinder's ticket on upper pastedown; hinges weak (2 vols. upperhinge broken). Bindings worn along extremities; spine-ends (sl.) chipped/ dam.; 7 spines heavily sunned.

= Not collated but apparently complete. Richly illustrated periodical showing diverse national and international events.

€ (600-800) 600
67/ 990 [Philosophy]. Montaigne, M. de. De essays. Dutch transl. H. van Pinxteren. Amst., Athenaeum Polak & Van Gennep, 2005, 2nd ed., 3 parts in 1 vol., 1557p., orig. cl. w. dustwr. Erasmus. Verzameld werk. Ibid., idem, 2001-2007, 1st ed., 4 vols., orig. unif. cl. w. dustwr.

= Comprises Gesprekken. Colloquia; Lof en Blaam; Opvoeding and Verweerschriften.

AND 3 others, i.a. P. BLOM, Het verdorven Genootschap (ibid., 2013, orig. boards w. dustwr.) and U. ECO, De Geschiedenis van de schoonheid. Dutch transl. Y. Boeke and P. Krone (ibid., 2014, orig. cl. w. dustwr.).

€ (80-100) 100
67/ 991 [Sports]. Le Sport Universel Illustré. Revue hebdomadaire de tous les Sports et de l'Élevage. Year 1895-1913. Brussels, n.publ., October 1895 - December 1913, 18 years in 19 vols., ills., advertisements, contemp. unif. giltlettered cl., almost all orig. wr. pres., folio.

- Good set, not collated but apparently complete. Soms vols. w. hinges weak and joints dam.

= With extensive coverage on horsemanship, hunting, beagling etc.

€ (600-800)
67/ 992 [Theatre]. Appia, A. Die Musik und die Inscenierung. Munich, F. Bruckmann, 1899, XVI,278p., 18 helio-engr. plates by A. APPIA, orig. wr.

- Unopened; 3 plates loose. Frontwr. w. tear in upper inner corner; spine yellowed.

€ (80-100)
67/ 993 [Theatre]. Blätter des Hessischen Landestheaters. 1928/29. Ed. E. Brasch. Leipsic, Max Beck, 1928, 180,(2)p., plates, ills., sl. later/ orig. (?) boards.

= I.a. contributions by J. Cocteau, O. Schlemmer, R. Mordo, P.J. Bloch. I.a. with stage designs by CARL EBERT, MORDO, W. REINKING, CLÄRE ECKSTEIN. In 1927 Arthur Maria Rabenalt, Cläre Eckstein and Wilhelm Reinking joined the Hessischen Landestheater in Darmstadt and with their contributions it became one of the most progressive theatres in Germany.

Blätter des Stadttheaters Würzburg. 1927/28. Ibid., idem, 1927-1928, 125p., plates, typography by H. WEYL, orig. hcl.

- Sl. foxed.

€ (70-90)
67 994 Theatre  Craig E G 67 994 Theatre Craig E G
67/ 994 [Theatre]. Craig, E.G. The Art of the Theatre. Introd. E.G. Craig, pref. R.G. Robertson. Edinb./ London, T.N. Foulis, 1905, 1st ed., (2),54,(2)p., 7 plates, one of 150 numb. copies printed on handmade paper, orig. giltlettered cl., t.e.g.

- Verso of frontisp. sl. foxed. Otherwise fine.

€ (80-100) 80
67 995 Theatre  Craig E G 67 995 Theatre Craig E G
67/ 995 [Theatre]. Craig, E.G.

The Art of the Theatre. Introd. E.G. Craig, pref. R.G. Robertson. Edinb./ London, T.N. Foulis, 1905, 54,(2)p., 7 plates, orig. wr. w. woodcut vignette by E.G. CRAIG.

- A few lvs. (sl.) foxed; upper hinge weak. = Rare.

AND the first Dutch edition (Amst., 1906) of the work.

€ (40-60) 60
67/ 996 [Theatre]. Hoffmann Harnisch, W. (ed.). Blätter für Theater und Kunst. Year 1, no.1-6. Bielefeld, Stadttheater Bielefeld, 1919, 6 parts in 3 vols., ills., orig. unif. wr. - CONTINUED AS: Idem. Bielefelder Blätter (für Theater und Kunst). Year 2, no.7-14. Ibid., idem, 1920, 8 vols., ills., orig. unif. wr.

= Rare.

€ (50-70) 90
67/ 997 [Theatre]. Jahrbuch des Reussischen Theaters. Year 1923, 1925 and 1927. Gera-Reuss, Reinold & Blau/ Max Beck, 1923-1927, 3 vols., 85; 87; 130p., together 26 (helio-engr.) plates, orig. not unif. wr./ hcl.

= Rare.

€ (50-70) 50
67 998 Theatre  Leclère T 67 998 Theatre Leclère T
67 998 Theatre  Leclère T 67 998 Theatre Leclère T
67/ 998 [Theatre]. Leclère, T. Les femmes de théâtre du XVIIIe siècle. Paris, H. Piazza, 1911, 130p., 40 (col.) plates, printed in 300 copies (275), contemp. richly gilt mor., slipcase, 4to.

= One of 275 copies on papier Hollande. Fine publication.

€ (70-90) 100
67/ 999 [Theatre]. Neuer Theater Almanach. Theatergeschichtliches Jahr- und Adressenbuch. Year 1897, 1898, 1901-1912. Berlin, F.A. Günther & Son, 1897-1912, 14 vols., num. plates and ills., orig. unif. dec. and gilt cl. - CONTINUED AS: Deutsches Bühnen Jahrbuch. Year 1913-1944 and 1945/48. Ibid., idem/ Genossenschaft Deutscher Bühnen-Angehörigen/ Präsident der Reichstheaterkammer, 1915-1948, 33 vols., plates, ills., orig. unif. wr. (2x)/ cl./ hcl./ boards.

- Bindings rubbed. Sold as a periodical, not subject to return. = Large run of this theatre almanac.

€ (100-150)