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Virescit vulnere virtus (Virtue grows stronger from being wounded) Orontii finei delphinatis, regii mathematicarvm professoris, de solaribus horologiis… Oronce Fine (1494-1555) Parisiis: apud Gulielmum Cauellat, 1560 First edition QB215 F55 1560Oronce Fine was the son of a physician who drew, in part, upon astrology for his medicine, as was the...

“…do not grieve; She cannot fade, though thou has not thy bliss, For ever wilt thou love, and she be fair!” — John Keats from Ode on a Grecian UrnIn Memoriam — Kathleen ThompsonKathleen Thompson of Michael R. Thompson Rare Books worked for several Los Angeles antiquarian booksellers,...