Leo Cadogan Rare Books

Leo Cadogan Rare Books Ltd specialises in unusual or iconic items - books, manuscripts, broadsides or pamphlets - from the cultural and intellectual life of the Renaissance and Early Modern periods.

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About

Leo Cadogan Rare Books Ltd specialises in unusual or iconic items - books, manuscripts, broadsides or pamphlets - from the cultural and intellectual life of the Renaissance and Early Modern periods. The business was established in 2007. Leo Cadogan (owner) entered the book trade straight out of university, in 1997. Before setting up on his own, he worked for two of London's finest antiquarian firms, and was manager of the antiquarian department of an important London bookshop. He also took time to do postgraduate studies in the Renaissance, gaining an MA and a reading ability in medieval European law.

We are members of the UK's ABA (Antiquarian Booksellers' Association), the International League of Antiquarian Booksellers (ILAB), and the PBFA (the UK's Provincial Booksellers' Fairs Association). We abide by their codes of conduct and ethics, whose coverage includes the proper description of books.

For any queries, please get in touch.

Documents

Taking Stock Part Two: Summer 2018

Continuing the "Taking Stock" theme, after an earlier sale catalogue. All part of sorting through my inventory, after ten happy and successful years in business! 


Rare Book Fair London

30 items for Rare Book Fair London, Battersea Evolution, 24-26 May 2018. We are at stand P10. 


MAY 2018

A list of new acquisitions for May 2018, subjects include botany, alchemy, word games, horoscopes, popular literature, and nuns.


BOOK OF THE MONTH

Anatomical Christ on Cross, Italy, 18th century

An extraordinary devotional object, a wax image of Christ attached to a cross, a central part of the figure's torso is a panel hinged with cloth. Revealed behind are ribs, heart, intestines etc. For a fuller note, please read my description.

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