Recent arrivals and highlights

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Listed below are some of our recent arrivals and featured books. Check back regularly for updates.

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1746 Almanac front cover

A lovely copy in green vellum covers, stamped with the arms of Amsterdam

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An annotated copy of the first textbook on differential calculus, with a dozen pages of annotations and corrections by a skilled mathematician, written in a neat legible hand.

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Two works, bound together, both inscribed by their author, Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin.

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The first edition of Parent-Duchâtelet’s ground-breaking and influential study: Prostitution in early 19th century Paris: read by Balzac, Dumas, and Sue.

Dis Manibus slipcase

Edition of 13 signed & numbered copies. 28 x 37 cm (slipcase); 25 x 36 cm (book). 26 leaves. Begun in Rome (Italy), 2018; Helsinki (Finland); and Weimar (Germany), completed November 2020.

La Pierre Rosette

The Rosetta Stone for Mutel’s Poetics of Acid Etching.

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A contemporary hand strictly restores the text and architectural drawings

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Melencholia II, III, IV (2021)

Authors:

Didier Mutel Nicolas Bardey

Book Artist:

Atelier Didier Mutel

Melencholia II, III, IV (2021) by Didier Mutel and Nicolas Bardey, is a collaborative response to Melencholia I (1514), a copperplate engraving by the German artist Albrecht Dürer, which they present here in a series that combines engraving and serigraphy.

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A controversial pamphlet by Voltaire's first biographer in contemporary cartonnage.