These books were still reported missing as of June 11, 2019.
The following items were stolen this past weekend in Brooklyn:
1. ; . Painting Illustrated in Three Dialogues, Containing Some Choice Observations Upon the Art. Together with the Lives of The Most Eminent Painters, From Cimabue, to the Time of Raphael, and Michael Angelo, with an Explanation of the Difficult Terms. London: Printed by John Gain for the Author, 1685. Quarto, three-quarter period-style calf gilt, raised bands, crimson spine label, marbled boards. Early owner signature of John Reynolds; first-issue title page printed in red and black, with 1685 date. Occasional foxing and soiling, a few early paper repairs, a few signatures embrowned.
2. Congreve, William . The Old Batchelor; The Double Dealer; Love for Love; The Mourning Bride; The Way of the World. London: J. Tonson, 1733. Five small octavo volumes, uniformly bound in polished speckled calf gilt by Zaehnsdorf, raised bands, maroon spine labels, gilt dentelles. Light offsetting from frontispiece plates, occasional light rubbing to spine ends.
If you have any information on either of these items, please contact Heather O'Donnell at 917-974-2420 or firstname.lastname@example.org