London. Prostant venales apud, Mosem Pit (Moses Pitt). 1675. 4to., (in 4's), trimmed 19.5 x 14cm, 86,(i),(iv), title-page vignette decoration, speckled later 19th quarter calf, tree marbled boards and marbled endpapers, gilt title on black leather label ("Bibliotheca Nummeria"), some wear on the outer side of the hinges but sound, small chip from upper spine cap, presentation plate "Estate... Edm. A. Barnardm Q.C. on front paste-down (Fraser Institute), withdrawn stamp, pp51-61 had a damp on the bottom front corner of the text, very good to fine, this London issue is extremely rare. WorldCat states - Author: Philippe Labbe; Print Book, Latin, 1675; Publisher: Prostant venales apud Mosem Pitt ...,; Londini, 1675; Physical Description: 86p. 19 cm.; OCLC Number / Unique Identifier 647369065; "NO LIBRARIES ON WORLDCAT HOLD THIS ITEM" Item #41447
~ [Bound with & preceded by]: Johannis Seldini. Liber de Nummis. WANTING the title page but the imprint "Imprimatur" April. 10. 1675. is present. This would normally be on the verso of the title. A very early bibliography of the seventeenth century by Philippe Labbe (1607-1667), prolific French Jesuit writer of history, geography and philosophy. ~ ~ "BIBLIOTHECA NUMMERIA" is preceded by lectures on books ("Latina, Attica, Graece, Latinam ex duodecim inciis"), by English jurist and antiquarian, John Selden (1584- 1654). Interesting publication by London bookseller and printer, Moses Pitt (1639-1697) noted for his publishing books of learned content and in particular his "Atlas of the World" (1681).