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17000: ABDIAS, THE FIRST BISHOP OF BABYLON [MISATRIBUTION]. - Den striit ende dat leven vanden vromen campioenen (naervolghers vanden alder vroomste[n] capiteyn onsen Heere Jesus Christus gebenedijt) der glorieuser mannen die twaelf apostelen. Antwerp, Hendrik Wouters (colophon: printed by Matthias van Roye for Hendrik Wouters, 5 March 1574). 8vo. With the title in a border built up from arabesque typographic ornaments and woodcut publisher's device on the otherwise blank final leaf. Set in textura gothic type, with incidental roman and extensive italic. With the bifolium K4.5 replaced by a very precise near contemporary (ca. 1600?) manuscript copy. Contemporary limp vellum with a wrap-around flap on the back cover.
E3TGF1CKXWEH: ABEL-RÉMUSAT, JEAN PIERRE. - [Autograph letter, signed, revealing his work for deaf mutes to a critic].[Paris], 20th June 1825[?]. 1 leaf (20 x 12.6 cm). In French.
15467: ABREU, SEBASTIAO D'. - Vida, e virtudes do Admiravel Padre Joam Cardim da Companhia de Jesu Portuguez natural de Vianna de Alentejo. Évora, University Press, 1659. 4to. With engraved frontispiece portrait of the Jesuit João Cardim. Contemporary goatskin parchment.
14868: ACUÑA, CRISTÓBAL DIATRISTÁN DE. - Relation de la Riviere des Amazones traduite par feu Mr de Gomberville de l'Académie Françoise. Avec un dissertation sur la riviere des Amazones pour servir de preface.Paris, Claude Barbin, 1682. 4 parts in 2 volumes. 12mo. With a folding engraved map of the Amazon River. Contemporary calf, gold-tooled spine.
F26DTFDPVTEN: [ADAMS, ROBERT (= BENJAMIN ROSE)]. - Jongste en echte berigten betrekkelijk Tombuctoo en eenige andere nog onbezochte deelen der binnenlanden van Afrika.Amsterdam, J.C. Sepp en Zoon, 1818. 8vo. With a folding engraved map (30.5 x 37.5 cm) of North Africa with the routes of Mugo Park and Robert Adams highlighted in colour. Contemporary boards.
6CGBM1R6RRRO: [AERSSEN, CORNELIS VAN]. - Placcaet vande Staten Generael der Vereenichde Nederlanden, inhoudende scherp verbodt van opte steden, havenen, ... onder t'gebiedt vanden Coninck van Spaingien, ... geen toevoer uyte Vereenichde Nederlanden te doen van salpeter, buspoeder, ...The Hague, Aelbrecht Hendricksz., "1591" [=1591/94?]. Disbound.
19742: AESOP AND [HENRI-FRANÇOIS D'AGUESSEAU]. - Les fables d'Esope, gravées par Sadeler, avec un discours préliminaire, & les sens moraux en distiques. Edition toute différente de la premiere.Paris, Claude-Charles Thiboust, 1743. 4to (25.5 x 20.5 cm). With a frontispiece and 139 half-page fable illustrations in the text (9 x 11 cm), all etched and engraved by Aegidius Sadeler. Contemporary mottled sheepskin, gold-tooled spine.
736: AESOP. - Fabellae Graece et Latine, cum aliis opusculis, quorum index proxima refertur pagella. Venice, (colophon: Giovanni Farri and brothers), 1542. Small 8vo (16 x 11 cm). With 1 woodcut decorated initial but further with spaces left for manuscript Greek and Latin initials (with printed guide letters). Contemporary limp sheepskin parchment, with fragments of a vellum manuscript used to reinforce the spine.
J7O952WQVNCL: AESOP. (JOHN GILCHRIST, EDITOR). - The oriental fabulist or polyglot translations of Esop's and other ancient fables from the English language into Hindoostanee, Persian, Arabic, Brij Bhakha, Bongla and Sunkrit in the Roman character, ... for the use of the college of Fort William.Calcutta, printed at the Hurkaru office, 1803. 8vo. Later black half sheepskin, gold-tooled spine with the star and crescent symbol at the head.
F6HD0MAV59JY: AESOP. - Fabulae ... Graecè & Latinè, nunc denuo selectae: eae item quas Avienus carmine expressit. Accedit Ranarum & murium pugna, Homero olim asscripta. Cum elegantissimis in utroque libello figuris, & utriusque interpretatione plurimis in locis emendata.Leiden, Joannes Maire, 1632. 8vo. With 47 woodcut illustrations (5 x 6.5 cm) by Christoffel van Sichem II in the text. Contemporary vellum, each board with a panel stamp (59 x 50 mm) of the Amersfoort coat of arms. Most endpapers later.
J9CE5BPFH7C3: AFZELIUS, ADAMUS AND ANDREAS MAGNUS WADSBERG. - De vegetabilibus Svecanis observationes et experimenta.Uppsala, Johan Edman, 1785. 4to. Disbound.
J9CEUERRMU2X: AFZELIUS, ADAMUS AND ERICUS SAMUEL WENNBERG. - Stirpium in Guinea medicinalium species novae.Uppsala, Zeipel and Palmblad, 1818. 4to. Disbound.
J9CF29IT237Q: AGARDH, CARL ADOLPH AND OTHERS. - Stirpes agri Rotnoviensis.Lund, Berling, 1826-1829. 5 parts. 8vo. Disbound.
21436: AHLERS, F.H. - Instrucção sobre os corpos celestes, principalmente sobre os cometas.Lisbon, Miguel Manescal da Costa, 1758. 4to. With 3 folding engraved plates by M. le Bouteux, etched headpiece and initial. Contemporary calf.
I1DJAB0ATH49: ALBERTUS MAGNUS (PSEUDO). - Liber secretorum ... De virtutibus herbarum: & animalium quorundam. Eiusdemq[ue] liber De mirabilibus mundi: & etiam de quibusdam effectibus causatis a quibusdam animalibus &c.(Colophon: Venice, Johan Baptist Sessa, 12 February 1502). Small 4to (21 x 15.5 cm). With a large woodcut portrait of the author at his desk. Gold-tooled maroon morocco (ca. 1870/90?) for James Carnegie, 9th Earl of Southesk (1827-1905), gilt edges.
66PFFBR5F56X: ALCOCK, SIR RUTHERFORD. - The capital of the tycoon: a narrative of a three years' residence in Japan. London, Longman, Green, Longman, Roberts, & Green (colophons: printed by Spottiswoode & Co.), 1863 [reissued with publisher's advertisements dated April 1875]. 2 volumes. 8vo. With 2 chromolithographed frontispieces, 2 folding engraved maps (partly coloured), 14 tinted, double-tinted and chromolithographed plates (at least one highlighted with silver colour) drawn mostly by Charles Wirgman (1832-1891) and lithographed by Hanhart, 2 black & white wood-engraved plates (engraved by Pearson) and numerous wood-engraved illustrations in text (some signed by Pearson). Original publisher's gold- and blind-blocked green cloth.
77JBDTSG7PUR: ALDAY Y ASPEE (AZPEE), MANUEL DE. - Synodo Diocesana, ... Lima, Oficina de la Calle de la Encarnacion, 1764. With the half-title and title-page printed in red and black, the latter in a red and black ornamented border built up from cast fleurons, each page with the text, running heads and shoulder notes in frames of thick-thin rules, a woodcut headpiece and woodcut decorated initial. With: (2) CARRASCO Y SAAVEDRA, Bernardo. Synodo diocesana, con la carta pastoral convocatoria para ella: y otra, en orden a la paga de los diezmos.Lima, Imprenta Real, 1764. With the title-page printed in red, green and black in a border of fleurons and other typographical elements also printed in red, green and black. With each page in a frame of rules and fleurons, woodcut tailpieces and decorated initials, numerous headpieces and other decorations built up from cast fleurons. 2 works in 1 volume. Folio. Contemporary overlapping limp sheepskin parchment.
23553: ALEXANDER, JAMES EDWARD. - An expedition of discovery into the interior of Africa, through the hitherto undescribed countries of the great Namaquas, Boschmans, and Hill Damaras.London, Henry Colburn (on back of title-page: printed by William Wilcockson), 1838. 2 volumes. Large 12mo (20 x 12.5 cm). With a lithographed folding map illustrating Alexander's route through South Africa in red, 7 etched plates by William Heath depicting African landscapes, villages, animals and people, and 7 wood-engraved illustrations in text. Richly gold-tooled green morocco (ca. 1890), with gold-tooled illustrations of African animals in 5 of the 6 spine compartments.
E1CDBIY3Z0MC: [ALEXANDRE, NOEL]. - Lettera di un dottore dell'ordine di S. Domenico, sopra le cerimonie della China.Cologne [=Amsterdam?], heirs of Cornelis van Egmond, 1700. 8vo. Contemporary sheepskin parchment.
I31CFMCW5KUT: ALLARD, ABRAHAM. - Scheepvaart in het Y, voor Amsterdam.Amsterdam, Abraham Allard, [ca. 1720/29]. Large engraving (image size: 49.5 x 58 cm) printed on 1 sheet, with the arms of Amsterdam at the head, below the title in a banderole with the publisher's information on the left, surrounded by 9 putti on and around clouds. In passepartout and framed (77 x 84 cm).
J2GDZA2L7DFF: [ALMANAC]. - Eeuwigduurende almanach 1815[-1823].[The Netherlands, 1814?]. Oblong 4to (19 x 24 cm). Engraved perpetual almanac (engraved image 17.8 x 22.0 cm) with three engraved roundel scenes with windows cut out of them to view engraved dials mounted behind them that can be set to show the year (ranging from 1815 to 1823), the month (also the zodiac sign, the hour of sunrise and sunset, and the length of the day and night) and the days of the week (showing 7 days of the month simultaneously, each with the day of the week and one of the five planets or the sun or moon). The main engraving and the three dials mounted on millboard, each dial turning on a brass pin secured in a small iron plate, and the main engraving partly coloured in red, blue, green and black. In a contemporary wooden frame (21 x 26 cm), with 3 holes cut in the backing board for setting the dials.
G17DAT07KV2H: ALMEIDA MARTINS COSTA, DOMINGOS DE. - Do diagnostico das diversas formas clinicas do mal de Bright - These de concurso ...Rio de Janeiro, Typographia Academica, 1879. 8vo. With 2 woodcut illustrations (a cross-section of a kidney and a representation of the urinary tract) and a full-page letterpress table of medical data. 20th-century marbled boards.
C7KEKDMFQHCT: ALTHUYSEN, JAN. - Langaene oer dy fortziesing fin zyn trogloftigste haegheyt Willem Karel Hendrik Friso, prins fin Oranjen in Nassau, etc. etc. etc. Toa Staedhadder oer alle san Forienigde Prowintjes; Yn 't Friesch byrymme.Harlingen, Folkert van der Plaats, 1747. 4to. With woodcut vignette on title-page, woodcut head- and endpiece. Contemporary marbled paper over boards.
17002: AMSDORF, NICOLAUS VON. - Offentliche Bekentnis der reinen Lehre des Evangelii, und Confutatio der itzigen Schwermer. ... Item ein Register Illyrici, etlicher bittern unwarheiten Menii und anderer.Jena, Thomas Rewart, 1558. Small 4to (18.5 x 14.5 cm). With two woodcut initials. Modern half cloth.
I17G788B2VNH: [AMSTERDAM - PHARMACOPOEIA]. [TULP, NICOLAES]. - Pharmacopoea Amstelredamensis, senatus auctoritate munita & recognita. Editio quinta.Amsterdam, Joan Blaeu, 1650. With a woodcut coat of arms of the city of Amsterdam on title-page.With: (2) [LONDON - PHARMACOPOEIA]. [ROYAL COLLEGE OF PHYSICIANS]. Pharmacopoeia Londinensis collegarum. London, [s.n.], 1662. 2 works in 1 volume. 16mo. Contemporary vellum, new endpapers.
I17G42RF94M5: [AMSTERDAM - PHARMACOPOEIA]. [TULP, NICOLAES AND PIETER BERNAGIE (TRANSLATOR)]. - Pharmacopoea Amstelredamensis, of d'Amsterdammer apotheek, in welke allerlei medicamenten, zynde tot Amsterdam in 't gebruik, konstiglyk bereyd worden. Als ook des selfs kragten en manier van ingeven. Des sesden druk vermeerdert en verbetert.Amsterdam, Jan ten Hoorn, 1706. 12mo. With an engraved title-page by Jan Luyken, showing the interior of an apothecary and a woodcut vignette of a vase on the title-page. Vellum (ca. 1900?).
22921: ANDRADA, FRANCISCO D'. - Cronica do muyto alto e muito poderoso Rey destes Reynos de Portugal dom João o III. deste nome. Dirigida ha C. R. M. del Rey dom Felipe o III. deste nome nosso senhor.Lisbon, Jorge Rodriguez for the author, sold by Francesco Lopez, 1613. 4 parts in 1 volume. Folio. With a central crowned coat of arms of Portugal on the title-page, title and coat of arms set in ornamental border, woodcut initials. Contemporary blind-tooled vellum.
J31C7ZP8J9GF: ANDRADA, FRANCISCO D'. - Chronica do muyto alto e muyto poderoso Rey destes reynos de Portugal Dom João o III deste nome, ...Coimbra, Real officina da universidade, 1796. 4 volumes. 4to. With a woodcut royal Portuguese coat of arms on title-page of each volume. Contemporary plain paper wrappers.
21899: ANDREAE, JOHANN GERHARD R. - Briefe aus der Schweiz nach Hannover geschreiben, in dem Jare 1763. Zweiter Abdruk.Zurich & Winterthur, Johann Casper Fussli the younger, 1776. 4to. With engraved map of Switzerland on the title-page, 10 engravings in the text, and 18 engraved plates (including 3 folding). Contemporary mottled calf, gold-tooled spine.
A6PAFU01U79O: [ANDREAE, JOHANN VALENTIN]. - Mythologiae Christianae sive virtutum & vitiorum vitae humanae imaginum. Libri tres.Strasbourg, heirs of Lazarus Zetzner, [1619]. With an engraved title-page.With: (2) [GESSEL, Timan van]. Synopsis locorum sacrae scripturae patrum, et recentiorum quorundam theologorum, quibus demonstratur, quaenam sint ad salutem creditu necessaria & sufficientia.Amsterdam, [Joan Blaeu?], 1650. 2 works in 1 volume. 12mo. Contemporary vellum.
22332: ANDROUET DU CERCEAU, JACQUES. - Leçons de perspective positive. Paris, Mamert Patisson, 1576. Folio. With illustrations on perspective on 60 full-page etched plates, one for each lesson, most showing perspective architectural drawings, numerous decorative woodcut headpieces, initials and a tailpiece. Recased in its original contemporary limp sheepskin parchment.
D59CGGQAL3CC: [ANGLO-DUTCH WAR]. - Engelschen alarm: of oorlogs-teyken. Amsterdam, Hendrik van der Stegen, 1652. With:(2) Engelschen oorlog, . . . Rotterdam, Jan van Dalen, 1652.(3) TROMP, Maarten. Copie vande brief vanden manhaftigen Admirael Tromp aende . . . Staten Generael . . . [Amsterdam?], 1652.(4) Notabel proef-stuck, van de oude manhaftigheyt der Hollanders en Bataviers op zee, . . . Haarlem, Dominicus Jansz. de Gaver, 1652. 4 works in 4 volumes. 4to. Ad 4 in later brown paper wrappers, the others disbound.
I5BFMVLOYM36: [ANTWERP - BRUSSELS - PHARMACOPOEIA ]. [BOUDEWIJNS, MICHIEL, AND OTHERS]. - Pharmacia Antverpiensis Galeno-chymica.Antwerp, Joris Willemsens I, 1660 [engraved title-page 1661]. With engraved title-page by Petrus van Caukercken after Abraham van Diepenbeeck With: [JOCQUET, Joannes, and others]. [engraved title-page:] Pharmacopoeia Bruxellensis: ...Brussels, Jan Mommaert II, 1641. With engraved title-page by Cornelius Galle the elder after Anthonis Sallaert. 2 editions in 1 volume. 4to. Brown calf (ca. 1700?).
61CFVL9V6DE2: [ANTWERP]. - De religions-vrede: gheaccordeert ende gepubliceert binnen Antwerpen den XIIen Junii, MDLXXIX. With: (2) Religions-vrede, ou accord de religion, consenti et publié en Anvers le XIIme de Juin MDLXXIX.Antwerp, Christoffel Plantin, 1579. 2 works in 1 volume. 8vo. With a different woodcut coat of arms of Antwerp on each title-page. 17th-century half parchment, recased with new endpapers in the 19th-century.
S2576: APIANUS, PETRUS. - Folium populi.(Colophon:) Ingolstadt, [Petrus Apianus], 22 October 1533. Folio (30 x 20.5 cm). With the text in Latin and German, title-page in red and black with a large woodcut by Hans Brosamer; a nearly full-page woodcut of the coat of arms of the dedicatee, J.G. of Loubenberg; a large woodcut diagram printed twice (in the Latin and in the German text); and 7 decorative initial letters. Without the folding plate included in a very small number of copies. Modern boards with the original fly-leaves preserved.
G32CKSE7TL3M: APIANUS (APIAN), PETRUS AND GEMMA FRISIUS. - Cosmographia. Antwerp, Jan Verwithagen (colophon printed by Verwithagen), 1574. 4to. With a large woodcut on the title-page (with a terrestrial globe and other instruments); 4 printed paper volvelles with moving parts and a woodcut sun dial with a string attached to its centre; a folding woodcut cordiform mappa mundi (block size 19×27.5 cm) with letterpress text in the margins; well over 100 further woodcut illustrations, diagrams, maps, etc., in the text. Recased in 17th-century(?) limp sheepskin parchment.
G2ECSD7J5MNY: APIANUS, PETRUS AND BARTHOLOMEUS AMANTIUS. - Inscriptiones sacrosanctae vetustatis non illae quidem Romanae, sed totius fere orbis . . .Ingolstadt, Petrus Apianus, 1534. Folio (31×22 cm). Title-page with a large woodcut (15×16 cm) by H. Brosamer after Albrecht Dürer, Apianus's woodcut device above the colophon, woodcut coat of arms of Raimund Fugger (who helped finance the publication), and numerous woodcut illustrations by Brosamer, M. Ostendorfer, G.A. Benewitz and others, most showing sculptural elements from tombs, most pages in woodcut borders, usually assembled from 4 blocks each. 19th-century red half calf, gold- and blind-tooled spine.
988FAJYG75L3: [AQUINAS, THOMAS]. - Tchao sin hio yao.[China, early 20th century]. 7 (of 30) volumes. 8vo. Traditional Chinese binding with new wrappers, title label with Chinese characters and titles in contemporary manuscript on front wrappers, preserved in a modern blue cloth slipcase with ivory clasps.
S1755: ARDÈNE, JEAN PAUL ROME DE. - Tractat von den Ranunkeln worinnen nebst andern physischen Wahrnehmungen auch zum Feldbau und zur Gärtnerey gehörige nützliche Anmerkungen vorkommen. Aus dem Französischen übersetzt von D.G.L.H.Nuremberg, Gabriel Nicolaus Raspe, 1754. 8vo. With the title-page and the engraved frontispiece printed in red, and 6 folding engraved plates coloured by a contemporary hand. Later grey paper boards.
6293: ARISTOTLE (PSEUDO), GREGORIUS CYPRIUS, PAULUS SILENTARIUS. - De mundo, Graece: cum duplici interpretatione Latinâ. Priore quidem L. Apulei; alterâ verò Guilielmi Budaei. Cum scholiis & castigationibus Bonaventurae Vulcanii tam in Aristotelem, quàm in utrunque eius interpretem. Accessit seorsim Gregorii Cyprii, encomium maris, Gracè, nunquam antea excusum. Et Pauli Silentiarii Iambica.Leiden, Officina Plantiniana/Franciscus Raphelengius, 1591. 2 parts in 1 volume. 8vo. Contemporary vellum.
21727: ARNAULD D'ANDILLY, ANGÉLIQUE DE SAINT JEAN. - Relations sur la vie de la Reverende mere Angelique de Sainte Magdelaine Arnauld, ou receüil de la mere Angelique de Saint Jean Arnauld d'Audilly, sur la vie de sa tante la mere Marie-Angelique de Sainte Magdelaine Arnauld, & sur la réforme des abbayes de Port-Royal, Maubuisson & autres, faite par cette Sainte Abbisse.With: (2) ARNAULD, Angélique de Sainte Magdelaine. Mémoires pour servir à la vie de la R. Mëre Marie Angélique de Sainte Magdelaine Arnauld, reformatrice de Port Royal. [France], 1737. 2 works in 1 volume. 12mo. Contemporary mottled calf, gold-tooled spine with red morocco title-label, marbled edges and marbled endpapers.
9BCF5NY3Z0MC: ARNTZENIUS, JOHANNES OTTO. - Oratio de meritis Gelrorum in iurisprudentiam. Publice habita die IX. Junii A. MDCCCII. Cum ordinariam iuris civilis Romani et hodierni docendi provinciam, in Academia Batava, quae est Hardervici, solemniter capesseret.Harderwijk, Everard Tyhoff, 1802. 4to. Later plain paper wrappers.
BC3B7C01U79O: ARVIEUX, LAURENT D'. - Reis naar de legerplaats van den Grooten Emir, en beschrijving van de zeeden en gewoonten der woestijn-bewoonende Arabieren ... Tweede druk.Dordrecht, A. Blussé & Zoon, 1802. 8vo. With 3 full-page engraved plates and 1 engraved illustration in text. Contemporary gold-tooled half calf, shell-marbled sides.
S968: AUBUISSON DE VOISINS, JEAN FRANÇOIS D'. - Geognosie, oder Darstellung der jetzigen Kenntnisse über die physisische und mineralische Beschaffenheit der Erdkugel; deutsch bearbeitet durch J.G. Wiemann.Dresden, Arnoldischen Buchhandlung, 1821-1822. 2 volumes. 8vo. With 2 folding engraved plates, including one coloured by hand, and 1 letterpress folding table. Contemporary boards.
CBHCUR2N0MKR: [AUCTION POSTER - COUNTRY ESTATE]. - Vrij willige verkoopinge van een capitaale buitenplaats genaamd Wulperhorst, met annexe hofsteden en landen, by Zeyst.Utrecht, J. Vis, 1801. (Ca. 100 x 44 cm). With the text printed in red. Framed.
14871: AUGUSTINE, SAINT. - De la cita d'Dio. [Venice?, Antonio di Bartolommeo Miscomini, ca. 1477? (not after 1483)]. Folio. Printed in two columns, each 47 lines, with spaces for 3-6 line initials left blank. Early 19th-century gold-tooled calf.
E4ICQ001U79O: AUGUSTINE, SAINT. - Collectanea, ex universo opere librorum D. Aurelii Augustini passim decerpta, semitam quanda[m] media[m] Christianis, nu[n]c misere dissentie[n]bus[!] mon[s]trantia, qua unanimiter ad ecclesiam Christi redeant. Deventer, Albert Paffraet, 1529. 8vo (16.5 x 10.5 cm). With the title in letterpress in a woodcut border and one woodcut initial. With a contemporary manuscript index (31 1/2 pp.) and contemporary manuscript notes (1 1/2 pp.) giving quotations from Saint Augustine on 16 leaves bound at the front. Contemporary blind-tooled brown calf over wooden boards (the back board replaced with paperboard), with a brass catch-plate in the middle of the fore-edge (clasp and anchor plate lacking and binding repaired).
6276: AUGUSTINUS DE LEONISSA. - Sermones pulcherrimi sup[er] d[omi]nica[m] or[ati]o[n]em Pater noster & angelicam salutat[i]o[n]em Ave Maria. Unicuiq[ue] ad populu[m] vole[n]ti declamat[i]o[n]es facere acco[m]modati. editi p[er] venera[n]du[m] patre[m] Augustinu[m] de Leonissa ...(Colophon: Cologne, heirs of Heinrich Quentel, 1505). With 3 decorated woodcut initials, many 3-line and 2 larger Lombardic initials. With the first decorated initial hand coloured, and rubricated throughout.With: (2) BONAVENTURA, Saint (pseudo). Sermo[n]es Quattuor novissimorum perutiles et n[e]cc[ess]arii. unu[m]que[m]que in devot[i]o[n]is ardorem dei quam timore[m] i[n]ducentes. a Beato Bonaventura editi.(Colophon : Cologne), [Cornelis de Zierikzee, ca. 1502]. With a small woodcut of Christ at the Last Judgement on the title-page framed by 4 decorative woodcut strip borders, a full-page woodcut of King David meeting Christ at the Last Judgement (repeated at the end), a few 3-line Lombardic initials and spaces left for a few larger manuscript initials (not filled in). 2 works in 1 volume. Small 8vo (14.5 x 10.5 cm). Modern blind-tooled brown goatskin morocco.
HBDBGNKMMMHR: AUGUSTIS, QUIRICUS DE. - Het licht der apotekers. Tracteren[de] de confectie, operatie, ende kennisse van alderhande electuarien, pillen, trocissen, pulveren, … Nu op een nieu ghecorigeert ende verbetert.(Colophon: Antwerp), Claes van den Wouwere, (5 April 1564). Small 8vo (14.5 x 9.5 cm). Title-page with a woodcut view of an apothecary’s shop, and a second woodcut view. Blind panel-stamped calf over wooden boards (the panel-stamped sides dating from ca. 1525/35, but most of the binding modern). Each board with the same triple panel-stamp, showing among others a man, several animals, and a psalmtext.
A3SF8XUCAGWQ: [AURELIUS, CORNELIUS AND ELLERT DE VEER]. - Die cronycke van Hollant, Zeelant ende Vrieslant. Dordrecht, Peeter Verhaghen, 1591, 1591, 1590. 3 volumes bound as 1. Small folio (30.5 x 20.5 cm). With 3 title-pages, each with a different woodcut full-length portrait (the first count of Holland Dirck I, the Holy Roman Emperor Charles V and King Philip II of Spain), 1 double-page engraved map of Holland in part 2 (in its first state), and 36 woodcut portraits in text. Blind-tooled vellum (ca. 1740?).
C6UF4HBV62VD: [AUSTRIAN PRISONERS OF WAR]. - Verzeichniss der gefangenen Christen, welche die, in gesammten kaiserlich-königlichen Erblanden, des durchlauchtigsten Erzhauses von Oesterreich, ....theils in den afrikanischen Plätzen, fürnehmlich: zu Algier, Maschera, und Tripoli; theils in der europäischen und asiatischen Türkey ....Vienna, Schulz-Gastheim ('gedruckt mit Schulzisch-Gastheimischen Schriften'), [1780]. 4to. With engraved frontispiece, engraved coat of arms of the dedicatee Franz Joseph I, prince of Liechtenstein, on verso of the title-page. Sewn.
CBHBWD1IF05P: [AUTOGRAPH]. DUPERRÉ, ADMIRAL GUY-VICTOR. - [9 autograph letters, signed, mostly from the writer's time as Préfet maritime in Brest]. Brest, 22 February 1819 - 18 June 1829. Folio and 4to. Autograph letters in French, written in brown ink on single and double leaves of several laid and wove paper stocks. With: (2) GHÉMAR, Louis-Joseph. Duperré [lithographic portrait].Brussels, Charles Hen (printed by P. Degobert), dated 1842 by the artist.
G8KMU9I7M1QN: [AUTOGRAPH]. DUHAMEL DU MONCEAU, HENRI-LOUIS. - [Autograph letter, signed, to Gabriel de Choiseul, Duc de Praslin].[Paris], 21 June [1762]. 4to. In French, in brown ink on laid paper.With: [PORTRAIT]. [DROUAIS, François-Hubert]. [Henri Louis Duhamel du Monceau].[Paris, ca. 1760?]. Folio. Engraved portrait of Duhamel on laid paper.
E4493E01U79O: [AUTOGRAPH]. HERVEY DE SAINT DENYS, MARIE-JEAN-LÉON, MARQUIS DE. - [6 autograph letters, signed, to unknown recipients].Chateau du Breau, (Seine-et-Marne), and 9 Av. Bosquet, 24 June 1878- 9 June 1889. (20.7 x 13.4 to 11.1 x 9 cm). In French. Most letters with 1 or 2 pp. text.
E42G28E1LZ3R: [AUTOGRAPH]. DUMONT D'URVILLE, JULES SÉBASTIEN CÉSAR. - [Autograph letter, signed, to Jean Joseph Marcel].[Paris?, 28 August, ca.1832/35]. Folded leaf (12.5 x 9.9 cm). In French. 2 pp. text.
5747: [AUTOGRAPH]. HUMBOLDT, ALEXANDER VON. - [Autograph letter to Le Chevalier de Rossel, director of the Dépôt des Cartes of the Paris Académie des Sciences]. [Paris, 1818?]. 4to (23 x 18.5 cm) Letter in black ink on laid paper, in Humboldt's somewhat cramped but still legible hand. Formerly folded for posting, with the address written on the otherwise blank final page and with traces of a paper seal.
G87H7NHARQJQ: [AUTOGRAPH]. LANGLÈS, LOUIS MATHIEU. - [6 autograph letters, signed, mostly to Antoine-Jean de Saint-Martin]. [Paris], 7 April [1820?]-13 January 1824. 8vo & 4to. Signed autograph letters in brown ink on laid paper, the 1824 letter on a letterpress "Bibliothèque du Roi" letterhead with the royal arms.
DC1CFQIF1Z51: [AUTOGRAPH]. BOREEL, G. - [Autograph letter, signed, to ''Monsieur''].
G62G5001U79O: [AUTOGRAPH - MARITIME - PIRACY]. PLEUC OR PLEVE?, JACQUES RENÉ. - [Two autograph letters, signed, attempting to secure promised payments for the booty of the captured English frigate HMS Liverpool by the French privateer Le Grand Décidé, one addressed to Auguste-Anne de Bergevin, Commissaire principal de Marine in Bordeaux, and the other to the brothers Amédée & Eugene Larrieu in Bordeaux, who sold the booty].Bordeaux, 30 June & 18 November 1820. Folio (32.5 x 21 cm) & 4to (19.5 x 20.5 cm). In dark brown ink on paper.
E64GL0KV0VDG: [AUTOGRAPH]. HEIDE, ANTON(IUS) DE AND ROBERTUS ALTIUS. - [3 signed autograph letters to Theodorus Janssonius van Almeloveen, 2 by De Heide and 1 by Altius]. Middelburg, 2 October 1681, 31 August [1681/87]; Harderwijk, 6 May 1697. 4to (20×16 & 21×16.5 cm). The 2nd and 3rd each with most of the writer's red wax heraldic seal and the 1st with a shadow of a lost seal.
G8IMKFYN7YXT: [AUTOGRAPH]. CAMPER, PETRUS. - [Autograph letter, signed, to Reinier Arrenberg].Groningen, 2 February 1773. 4to. Brown ink on laid paper, addressed on the outside and with an armorial red wax seal.With: (2) [PORTRAIT]. [PUJOS, André]. P. Camper, …[Paris, André Pujos, 1786]. 4to. Mezzotint portrait on laid paper.
BC4A9BHZ87FO: [AUTOGRAPH]. LEFEBVRE, FRANÇOIS-JOSEPH. - [Document, signed]. Mémoire pour retraitte.
1907: [AUTOGRAPH]. HARLOFF, ANTON JOHAN WOUTER. - [Autograph letter, signed ("A. Harloff"), to Horace Hugo Alexander van Gybland Oosterhoff].The Hague, 6 May, 1933. Folded double leaf (21.6 x 14). In Dutch.
F98HEQ55EF50: [AUTOGRAPH]. VERJUS, ANTOINE DE. - [Letter to M[adam]e la Duchelle d'Avegry[?]]. [Paris, December? 1703]. Small 4to (19 x 14 cm). Autograph letter in French, signed, written in dark brown ink in a Latin hand on paper.
DCMENE01U79O: [AUTOGRAPH]. RÖNTGEN, JULIUS. - [Autograph letter, signed, to Max Seiffert(?)].Bilthoven (the house 'Gaudeamus'), 19 November 1926. Doubleleaf (21.5 x 13.5 cm). In German.
766FQDITHMJ9: AVEZAC-MACAYA, ARMAND D'. - Considérations géographiques sur l'histoire du Brésil. Examen critique d'une nouvelle histoire générale du Brésil recemment publiée en portugais a Madrid par M. François-Adolphe de Varnhagen chargé d'affaires du Brésil en Espagne. Rapport fait à la société de géographie de Paris dans ses séances des 1er Mai et 5 Juin 1857.Paris, L. Marinet, 1857. 8vo. With 2 folding maps. Modern gold-tooled red half morocco, marbled boards, preserving the printed wrappers.
6937: BACON, ROGER. - Perspectiva. In qua, quae ab aliis fuse traduntur, succincte, nervose & ita pertractantur, ut omnium intellectui facile pateant. Nunc primum in lucem edita. Opera & studio Joannis Combachii.Frankfurt, Wolffgang Richter for Antonius Hummius, 1614. 4to. With 8 full-page woodcuts printed on both sides of four leaves inserted as plates, and numerous woodcut figures and illustrations in text, several full-page. Modern plain paper boards.
I14BP0GYACIH: [BADEN - PHARMACOPOEIA]. - Pharmacopoea Badensis.Heidelberg, Christian Friedrich Winter, 1841. Large 8vo (23.5 x 15.5 cm). With the wood engraved arms of Baden on title-page. Near contemporary half calf, gold-tooled spine.
S1770: BAKER, HENRY. - Het mikroskoop gemakkelyk gemaakt, of gemeenzaame beschryving, van allerley werktuigen, die men gebruikt om zeer kleine diertjes ... te beschouwen; ... Vervolgd met een berigt van de verbaazende ontdekkingen die door middel van vergrootglazen gedaan zyn: ... Bij deezen derden druk thans nagezien, verrykt met aantekenigen en vermeerderd met een aanhangzel, ... door Martinus Houttuyn.Amsterdam, heirs of F. Houttuyn, 1778. 8vo. With 28 folding engraved plates. Contemporary tanned half sheepskin.
14927: BALDERIC, BISHOP OF NOYON AND TOURNAI (ED. GEORGE COLVENEER). - Chronicon Cameracense et Atrebatense, sive historia utrisque ecclesiae, III libris, ab hinc DC sere annis conscripta. Nunc primum in luce edita, & notis illustrata.Douai, Jean Bogard, 1615. 8vo. With Bogard's engraved device on the title-page, 1 large folding engraved game board, and 2 large folding letterpress rectangular game boards, each of the letterpress ones with the same 4 small engravings in the centre (representing the sides of 3 cubic vowel dice and 1 tetrahedronal consonant die) and explanatory text on the backs, the same 4 engravings of dice in the text along with 3 small engravings of seals (plus 4 repeats). 17th-century vellum.
B51H8MH5VARZ: BARNARD, JOHN GROSS. - Report on the North Sea Canal of Holland; and on the improvement of navigation from Rotterdam to the sea; to the chief of engineers, United States army. (Professional papers of the corps of engineers, U.S. army. No. 22).Washington D.C., U.S. Government Printing Office, 1872. 4to. With 12 plates numbered as 11 (all but 1 folding and 1 printed in red and black). Further with a half title, title-page, preface, and list of plates. Contemporary brown half morocco, reddish-brown cloth sides gold-blocked with the title and the coat of arms of the United States Army Corps of Engineers.
D5OA4201U79O: BARROS, JOÃO DE. - De doorlugtige scheeps-togten der Portugysen na Oost-Indiën, mitsgaders de voornaamste gedeeltens van Africa en de Roode-Zee met alle daar omtrent gelegene eylanden, ... Alles onlangs uyt het Portugys in 't Nederlands getrouwelijk vertaalt, ... Nu aldereerst dusdanig in twee stukken afgescheyden in 't ligt gebragt.Leiden, Pieter van der Aa, [ca. 1711]. 2 volumes. 1mo. With 2 engraved title-pages, engraved dedication, 22 engraved maps (2 double-page, and 20 half-page on 10 leaves), and 60 engravings in text. Contemporary blind-tooled vellum, boards with a large blind-tooled centrepiece with the initials H.B.
EB8EIT01U79O: BARROW, JOHN. - Reizen in China, ...Haarlem, François Bohn, 1807-1809. 3 volumes. 8vo. With 10 engraved plates (6 folding, 1 double-page), the double-page plate with 2 portraits hand-coloured, 4 leaves with engraved music, and several woodcut and engraved illustrations in the text. Original publisher's boards.
1124: BASEDOW, JOHANN BERNHARD. - Methodischer Unterricht der Jugend in der Religion und Sittenlehre der Vernunft nach dem in der Philalethie angegebenen Plane.With: (2) BASEDOW, Johann Bernhard. Methodischer Unterricht in der überzeugenden Erkenntniss der biblischen Religion, zur vorgesetzten Ausführung des in der Philalethie angegebenen Plans.Altona, David Iversen, 1764. 2 works in 1 volume. 8vo. With an engraved illustration on both title-pages. Slightly later brown pastepaper boards.
A9HFJRY3Z0MC: [BATAVIAN REPUBLIC - VOC]. - Publicatie. De nationale vergadering ... doet te weeten: alzo wy op heden goedgevonden hebben het octrooi voor deezen aan de Oost-Indische Compagnie deeze landen verleend, en te meermalen gecontinueerd, wederom te continueeren en te prolongeeren voor den tyd van één jaar, integaan met den eersten january en te eindigen met den laatsten december van het jaar 1799.(2) [BATAVIAN REPUBLIC]. De constitueerende vergadering ... doet te weeten: dat wij op den 20. febr. laatstleden wel vernietigd hebben het committé tot de zaaken van de colonien en bezittingen op de kust van Guinea en in Amerika, en in deszelfs plaats provisioneel daargesteld een intermediair bestuur over gem. colonien...The Hague, 's Lands drukkery, 1798. Broadside (ca. 33 x 41 cm). With a woodcut emblem of the Batavian Republic at the head of each broadside.
23035: [BEAUGRAND, FELIX]. - Relation fidele du voyage de la Terre Sainte dans laquelle se voit tout ce qu' il y a de remarquable, tant par mer que par terre, depuis le départ de Marseille jusqu' au retour de ce saint voyage. Par un religieux de S. François Observantain, qui a fait le voyage trois fois. Paris, Gabriel Valleyre, 1760. 8vo. Contemporary mottled calf, gold-tooled spine and binding edges.
F4PCFHCKRP5X: BECCARIA, GIAMBATISTA. - Elettricismo artificiale … (Colophon: Turin, royal printing office [of the King of Sardinia], 1 June 1772). With 11 engraved folding plates. With: (2) [BECCARIA, Giambatista]. Experimenta, atque observations, quibus electricitas vindex late constituitur, atque explicatur.(Colophon: Turin, royal printing office [of the King of Sardinia]), [1769]. With letterpress folding table and 1 engraved folding plate. 2 works in 1 volume. 4to. Contemporary mottled half calf, gold-tooled spine.
15097: [BECH, PHILIPP, ED.]. - De disciplina puerorum, recteque formandis eorum & studiis & moribus, ...Basel, Joannes Oporinus (colophon: Bern, Samuel Apiarius, March 1556).With: (2) [MOREL, Guillaume, ed.]. Graecorum veterum selectae brevesque epistolae.Paris, Guillaume Morel, King's printer for Greek, 1562. With a remarkable woodcut device on the title-page. With the Greek text set in Claude Garamont's famous Grec du Roi and the Latin translation set in his Aldine-style italic. 2 works in 1 volume. 8vo (15 x 10 x 4.5 cm). Richly gold-tooled tanned sheepskin (ca. 1700), gilt edges.
EBTGWZ01U79O: BECHTINGER, JOSEPH. - Ein Jahr auf den Sandwich-Inseln. (Hawaiische Inseln.) … Memoiren. - Band I. [all published].Vienna, for the author (colophon: printed by W. Jacobi), 1869. 8vo. With wood-engraved frontispiece, 7 illustration plates (showing 14 numbered wood-engravings with letterpress captions), 3 woodcuts in the text, and a tinted lithographic folding map. Original publisher's yellow printed-paper wrappers with wood-engraved vignette.
E3FAI6FIR04U: BEECHEY, FREDERICK WILLIAM. - [Autograph letter, signed, to Heinrich Barth (?)].[London], 9 December, 1855. Folded leaf (18.5 x 11.4 cm). In English.
H5TFJ5HHOIAV: BEELOO, ADRIAAN JOHAN HENDRIK AND H. COP. - Rapport van den hoofdingenieur, adviseur voor scheepsbouw A.J.H. Beeloo en den ingenieur 2de klasse der marine H. Cop, betrekkelijk eene reis naar Engeland in 1883. [The Hague, 8 April 1884]. Folio. With 8 lithographed folding plans and maps, including constructions plans of automatic ship ventilators, Whitworth breech loading guns and a turret, and maps of the Chatham and Portsmouth dockyards. Original half black cloth, printed paper sides with the word "Geheim" (secret) and "No." with a stamped "8" (apparently meaning this is copy number 8 of a very small press-run) printed letterpress on the front board.
I44BLVI17L7H: BEHR, JOHANN HEINRICH. - Der aufs Neu-verschantzte Turenne oder gründlich alt- und neue Kriegs-Bau-Kunst.Frankfurt and Leipzig, widow of Reinhard Wächtler, printed by Christoph Balthasar Lampe, 1690. Oblong 8vo (11 x 17 cm). With engraved frontispiece and 32 engraved plates. Contemporary calf.
18947: BERBRUGGER, LOUIS ADRIEN. - Algerie historique, pittoresque et monumentale, ou Recueil de vues, costumes et portraits faits d'après nature dans les provinces d'Alger, Bone, Constantine et Oran.Paris, Delahaye (part-titles: printed by Dondey-Dupré), 1843. 5 parts in 3 volumes. Royal 1mo (57 x 42.5 cm). With chromo-lithographed general title-page, tinted lithographed frontispiece, 2 lithographed maps hand-coloured in outline, and 133 lithographed plates (image size up to 44.5 x 30.5 cm, nearly all non-botanical ones tinted and one with 2 chromolithographed and hand-coloured costume prints) by and after artists including Charles Bour, Eugène Flandin, Félix Emmanuel Henri Philippoteaux and Denis Auguste Marie Raffet. Also with lithographed views (and a few lithographed maps) printed in the tail margins at the ends of many chapters, and 45 white-on-black wood-engravings of coins (each with obverse and reverse) in the text. The 72 botanical illustrations on the last 10 lithographed plates are coloured by hand and highlighted with gum arabic. The non-botanical plates have the publisher's embossed stamp in the foot margin. Contemporary, uniform dark green half goatskin morocco with a gold-tooled spine.
H8R9C8QD8R3Y: [BERG, ALBERT]. - Die Preussische Expedition nach Ost-Asien. Nach amtlichen quellen.Berlin, the Royal Secret Court Printing-Office (R. von Decker), 1864-1873. 4 text volumes (large 8vo) & 1 atlas (70x53,5 cm; facsimile). With 48 lithographed plates and 4 lithographed folding maps. Atlas contains 60 large plates, including 20 in colour. Text in modern blue cloth; atlas in red cloth portfolio.
65BDV801U79O: BERGE, P. VAN DEN (OR BERGHE). - Amstelaedamum omnium recentissime et accurtissime expressum à Petro van den Berghe..... (Panorama of the IJ showing the city of Amsterdam between The O.I. Zeemagazijn and the Haarlemmerpoort)., 1st state of II.Amsterdam, G. van Keulen, (ca. 1705). (Ca. 50.5 x 81 cm). Framed.
S15: BERGMAN, TORBERN OLOF. - Manuel du minéralogiste; ou sciagraphie du règne minéral, distribuée d'après l'analyse chimique... Mise aujour par M. Ferber... et traduite et augmentée de notes par M. Mongez le Jeune. Nouvelle édition, considérablement augmentée, par J.C. Delamétherie.Paris, Cuchet, 1792. 2 volumes. 8vo. With 2 engraved plates, one folding, and 7 plates extra added. Contemporary olive sheepskin, modern paper sides.
FBBFQZ6ULZIB: [BERNINCK, H[ENDRIK?]. - [7 botanical watercolour drawings]. [Netherlands, ca. 1776]. Set of 7 watercolour drawings on laid paper of various sizes ranging from 23×19 to 23×30.5. Each mounted on a backing sheet in modern passepartout.
1616: [BEROALDO, FILIPPO]. - Het stichtigh ende vermakelijck proces van drie ghebroeders, edel-lieden. Den eenen zijnde een dronkaert. [Den] tweden een hoer-eerder. [Den] derden een speelder. Dat wie bevonden sal worden vande drie ghebreken het kleenste begaen te hebben, het meeste erven sal van zijn vaders nae ghelatene goederen, volghens het testament daer af sijnde ghevonden, wesende onder sekere oude papieren, van M. P. v. O.Including: RULANT, H. Satyra ofte lofsang van droncken drincken. [Amsterdam?, Jacob Aertsz. Colom?], 1635. Small 8vo (14.5×9 cm). Half calf (ca. 1830s), with the binder's stamp on an endleaf (F. DUQUESNE À GAND).
22125: BERQUIN-DUVALLON, PIERRE-LOUIS. - Vue de la colonie Espagnole du Mississipi, ou des provinces de Louisiane et Floride Occidentale, en l'année 1802...Paris, Imprimerie expéditive, 1803. 8vo. With 2 folding engraved maps of the Louisiana territory by Alexandre Blondeau after Berquin-Duvallon, both coloured by hand. Modern red half morocco, richly gold-tooled spine.
23512: [BERSE, GASPAR, FRANCIS XAVIER ET AL.]. - Epistolae Indicae et Iapanicae de multarum gentium ad Christi fidem, per Societatem Iesu conversione. Item de Tartarorum potentia, moribus, & totius penè Asiae religione. Tertia editio cum indice castigatior & auctior.Leuven, Rutger Velpius, 1570. With the title-page in a frame built up from fleurons and a woodcut publisher's device on last blank.With: (2) GARETIUS, Johannes (Jan GARET). De sanctorum invocatione liber: in quo orthodoxorum patrum testimoniis asseritur, apostolica[m] esse traditionem, sanctorum animas post mortem in caelesti gloria angelis esse similes.Gent, Gislenus Manilius, 1570. With the title-page in a frame built up from fleurons, the woodcut coat-of-arms of Cunerus Petri (bishop of Leeuwarden) on the back of the title-page and on the last leaf a woodcut printer's device within a frame built up from fleurons. 2 works in 1 volume. 8vo. Contemporary limp vellum.
23511: BERSE (BELGA, BARZEE, BARTZ.), GASPAR. - Epistolae Indicae in quibus luculenta extat descriptio rerum nuper in India Orientali praeclarè gestarum à theologis societatis Jesu: …(Colophon: Dillingen, Sebald Mayer, 1563). Small 8vo (15.5 x 10.5 cm). With 2 woodcut decorated initials (and 1 repeat) showing scenes with people, including a martyr being thrown into a well. Contemporary limp vellum (given a reddish-brown surface stain), leather thong ties.
6452: BERTHOUD, FERDINAND. - l'Art de conduire et de régler les pendules et les montres: a l'usage de ceux qui n'ont aucune connoissance d'horlogerie. Paris, for the author and Michael Lambert (colophon: printed by H.L. Guerin and L.F. Delatour), 1759. 12mo. With illustrations on 4 folding engraved plates. Contemporary mottled calf, gold-tooled spine.
F3LF5DO9E301: [BESNARD, THOMAS POPE]. - A voice from the bush in Australia: shewing its present state, advantages, and capabilities, in a series of letters from an Irish settler and others in New South Wales. With appendices ...Dublin, William Curry junior & Co.; London, Smith, Elder & Co.; Edinburgh, John Johnstone, 1839. 12mo. With wood-engraved frontispiece, nearly full-page wood-engraved illustration on page 25 and a letterpress folding table. Modern marbled wrappers.
19249: BETZKY (BETSKOI), IVAN IVANOVITCH. - Les plans et les statuts, des différents établissements ordonnés par sa Majésté Impériale Catherine II. pour l'education de la jeunesse, et l'utilité générale de son Empire.Amsterdam, Marc-Michel Rey, 1775. 2 volumes bound as 1. 4to. With 2 engraved allegorical frontispieces, engraved allegorical plate, 3 large folding engraved plans, 4 folding tables, and 64 large engraved head-pieces, tail-pieces and allegorical engravings in text, including the coat of arms, medal and seal of Catherine the Great of Russia. Contemporary tree calf, rebacked with gold-tooled spine.
3863: BEUDANT, FRANÇOIS SULPICE. - Traité élémentaire de minéralogie. ... Deuxième edition.Paris, Verdière (back of half-title: Hippolyte Tilliard; volume 2: Paul Renouard), 1830-1832. 2 volumes. 8vo. With 24 folding engraved plates, some coloured by hand, and several letterpress folding tables. Contemporary half sheepskin.
C2FCUBWV58FR: BEYEM VAN AERSSEN, HIPPOLYTUS. - Eygenschappen der driehoecken met een half en anderhalf rechtenhoeck, waer onder verscheydene voorstellen sijn, die de rechthoeckige ende andere driehoecken betreffen. Met noch een tractaet handelende van vierkantinghe en deelinghe van verscheydene figuyren door circkelboghen besloten.Leeuwarden, Eyvo Taeckes Wielsman (colophon: printed by Schelte Jochems), 1671. 4to. With a woodcut diagram on title-page, numerous woodcut diagrams in text. Contemporary vellum.
E52C1ENFMRTG: [BIBLE - DUTCH - KEUR]. - Biblia, dat is De gantsche H. Schrifture vervattende alle de canonijcke boecken des Ouden en des Nieuwen Testaments.Dordrecht, Jacob and Pieter Keur; Amsterdam, Pieter Rotterdam and Pieter Rotterdam the younger (colophon: printed by Jacob and Pieter Keur, Dordrecht), 1714 (New Testament without Pieter Rotterdam the younger, 1713). 3 parts in 2 volumes. Large folio (42.5×27.5 cm). With engraved general title-page, series of 6 engraved double-page folding maps by Daniël Stoopendaal (his larger set), a complete set of 184 full-page and 28 double-page engraved illustration plates by various artists, including A. de Blois, J. van Vianen and J. Mulder, after G. Hoet, B. Picart, A. Houbraken and others. Gold-tooled sprinkled calf (1738?).
J6SD60YCS0RZ: [BIBLE - SINHALESE]. PHILIPSZ, HENRICUS (TRANSLATOR). - Het tweede boek Moses genaamt Exodus, inde Singaleesche tale overgeset en met de grond-text wel overeengebragt, mitsgaders met goedkeuringe van de hooge overheid deses eylands, in 't ligt gegeven.[Colombo], Johan Frederik Christoph Dornheim at the VOC's printing office, 1786. With 2 title-pages, the Dutch one with the woodcut device of the VOC's Colombo printing office on the title-page (an elaborate cartouche with a view of the Colombo outpost, with 3 natives in the foreground), and the Sinhalese one with a woodcut vase of flowers. Set in 3 sizes of Sinhalese type, mostly in 2 columns. Contemporary gold-tooled sheepskin, each board with a border made from an attractive floral role (170 x 9 mm) edged on the outside with a smaller roll. Rebacked in red morocco, with new endpapers.
GCAEF267SQ0H: [BIBLE – NEW TESTAMENT – SYRIAC]. - Novum Domini nostri Jesu Christi Testamentum Syriace. Antwerp, Christoffel Plantin, 1575. Long 24mo (11 x 6.5 cm). With Plantin's woodcut golden compasses device. Set in Hebrew type (4 sizes of meruba) with incidental roman. Recased in old vellum, new endpapers.
GBOFG4XY88QQ: [BIBLE - GOSPELS & ACTS - URDU]. - The four gospels and the Acts, in Hindustání. Translated from the Greek. by the Calcutta Baptist missionaries. Calcutta (Kolkata), The Bible Translation Society, American and Foreign Bible Society, 1849. 12mo. With the title in Hindustani (Urdu) and English, and the text in Urdu only. Contemporary textured cloth.
G4H013GWTLFA: [BINGHAM, MINERVA CLARISSA (NÉE BREWSTER)]. - [Kingsmill primer]. [Ponape Island (Micronesia), Mission Press, 1858]. 4to (24 x 20 cm). Set in roman type with rules dividing the page into 5 compartments.
C1MG2KLIL7MS: [BIRDS - AMERICA]. - [A collection of 24 offprints of ornithological articles covering Birds of North and South America].Washington D.C., Ann Arbor, Michigan, Ottawa, Ontario; Paris; etc., 1880-1924. 8vo. With 22 plates (including 2 hand-coloured lithographs, 2 colour half-tones, 1 map printed in colour and 16 black & white half-tones) and 26 illustrations in the text. Contemporary dark green half sheepskin.
17898: BIRKOWSKI (BIRKOWSKIEGO), FABIAN. - O exorbitancyach, kazania dwoie-przeciwko niewiernym, heretykom, odszczepiencom, y nowym politykom, wierze s. Katholickiey Rzymskiey, y duchowienstwu nieprzyiaciolom.Krakow, Andrzeia Piotrkowszyka, 1632. 4to. 19th-century half vellum.
I4T9A09MBV68: BIVERUS, PIERRE. - Sacrum oratorium piarum imaginum immaculatae Mariae et animae creatae, ac baptismo, poenitentia, et eucharistia innovatae: ars nova bene vivendi et moriendi.Antwerp, Officina Plantiniana/Balthasar Moretus, 1634. 4to. With engraved title-page, 42 engraved plates by Charles de Mallery after Adam van Noort and Adriaan Collaert, 2 engravings in text, and 15 heart-shaped engraved emblems in text by Theodoor Galle. 19th-century gold-tooled brown morocco, gilt edges; bound by Émile Bosquet.
J3CJGJ4S1VNM: BLAEU, JOAN (PROSPECTUS). - Nouveau theatre d'Italie, ou description exacte de ses villes, palais, eglises, &c. Tome premier. Contenant la Lombardie, ... Le tout mis en ordre.The Hague, Rutgers Christoffel Alberts, 1724. Large folio (41 x 26 cm). Title-page in red and black with an engraved vignette. Unbound.
6313: BLANCHARD, PIERRE. - De dierenwereld geschetst. Naar de achtste Fransche uitgave.Utrecht, C. van der Post Jr., 1869. 8vo. With charming wood-engraved illustration of an opossum with her young on her back on the title-page (repeated once in text), and 8 full-page steel-engraved plates by Rouarque, with 6 to 8 illustrations of mammals, birds, fishes, reptiles and insects on each plate, most animals nicely coloured by hand. Original printed paper wrappers.
I1DBRYQS30WC: BLANKAART, STEVEN. - Den Neder-landschen herbarius ofte kruid-boek der voornaamste kruiden, tot de medicyne, spys-bereidingen en konst-werken dienstig. Handelende van zommige hier te lande wassende boomen, heesters, mossen, enz.Amsterdam, Jan Claesz. ten Hoorn, 1698. 8vo. With engraved title-page by Jan Luyken and 36 engraved botanical plates drawn by the author. Contemporary vellum.
C23AEDLVOA3M: BLIGH, WILLIAM. - Engelske capitainens Wilhelm Blighs resa, genom Södra Werlds-Hafvet, tolf hundrade sjömil i öpen bät, frän Tofoa till Timor. Including: Nyaste tidningar frän Otahiti. Uppsala, Joh. Edmans Enka, 1792. 12mo. Contemporary blue stiff paper wrappers.
DABCKKYOC0PZ: BLUME, CARL LUDWIG. - Collection des orchidées les plus remarquables de l'Archipel Indien et du Japon. Amsterdam, C.G. Sulpke, 1858[-1859]. Large folio (44.5 x 29 cm). With hand-coloured lithographed frontispiece and 70 lithographed plates, 56 hand-coloured. Contemporary brown half sheepskin.
E6DEDTHUHD3N: BOAISTUAU, PIERRE. - Het toonneel oft spiegel des aerdt-bodems waer in te sien is een breede verhalinghe van des menschen catyuicheyt.Including: Een korte verclaringhe vande subtijlheyt ende weerdicheyt des mensche. Amsterdam, Zacharias Heyns, 1599 (colophon: Leiden, Henrick Lodewijxsoon van Haestens). 12mo. Contemporary vellum.
19022: [BODONI]. [DALBERG, KARL THEODOR ANTON MARIA VON]. - De l'influence des sciences et des beaux-arts sur la tranquillité publique. Parma, Giambattista Bodoni, 1802. 8vo. Contemporary green crushed morocco, richly gold-tooled sides and spine.
H8SDLI7Y2ARD: BOERHAAVE, HERMAN. - Historia plantarum, quae in horto academico Lugduni-Batavorum crescunt cum earum charecteribus, & medicinalibus virtutibus.London [printed in the Netherlands], "sumptibus Societatis" [the Royal Society?], 1738. 2 volumes bound as 1. 12mo. 18th-century calf, gold-tooled spine with title and the royal cypher monogram of Louis XV.
HCGI94OOHY2X: BOERHAAVE, HERMAN. - Historia plantarum, quae in horto academico Lugduni-Batavorum crescunt cum earum charecteribus[!], & medicinalibus virtutibus.London [printed in the Netherlands], "sumptibus Societatis" [the Royal Society?], 1738. 2 volumes bound as 1. Large 12mo. 18th-century calf, gold-tooled spine.
23044: [BOHEMILLON, P.B.]. - Beknopte handleiding tot de kunst van het kaartleggen, of aanwyzing om door middel van zesendertig speelkaarten iemants horoscoop te trekken. Uit het Fransch vertaald. Tweede druk.Amsterdam, P.G. and N. Geysbeek, [ca. 1810]. 8vo. With letterpress folding table. Original publisher's printed stiff paper wrappers.
6570: BÖKEL (BÖCKELIUS), WILHELM. - [Album amicorum of Wilhelm Bökel junior].Stettin (Szczecin, Poland), Helmstedt, Jena, Leipzig, Groningen, Leiden and Rotterdam, 1616-1651. 4to. Manuscript on paper, with most entries in Latin, and mottos also in Greek, French and German. Title-page with an elaborate cartouche in coloured gouaches highlighted with gold, with "GVIELMVS BOCKELIVS/IVNIOR" in silver below his coat of arms and above a scene perhaps showing Lucretia. Further with 49 coloured gouaches highlighted with gold showing coats of arms, costumes and various scenes (some cut out and mounted on the album's leaves), a pen and ink wash drawing, 23 full-page engraved portraits, 18 full-page engraved views, an engraved image of Mercury, and 12 full-page engraved emblems. Modern gold-tooled calf, gold-tooled board edges, new endpapers.
D4RF0SQXA54Z: BONAPARTE, JOSEPH. - [Letter to Count Pierre François Réal].Pointe Breeze, New Jersey, 27 September, 1830. 4to (25 x 20 cm). Manuscript letter in French, in brown ink on wove paper (3 sides of folded leaf), signed and dated.
942AHW3RHVIK: BONAPARTE, PRINCE ROLAND. - Les premiers voyages des Néerlandais dans l'Insulinde. (1595-1602).Versailles, 1884. Small 4to (23.5 x 19 cm.). With a folding engraved coloured plate with a map of the islands of Indonesia (''Insulinde'') (ca. 28 x 34 cm). Original wrappers.
689EGAV992D0: BONAPARTE, CHARLES LUCIEN. - [Collection of revised ornithological offprints from "Comptes rendus"].Paris, Mallet-Bachelier, 1855-1856. 4to. 7 parts in 1 volume. With a collective title-page for several of the offprints: Tableaux paralléliques des oiseaux praecoces ou autophages. Gallinacés, échassiers, palmipèdes et rudipennes (Paris, 1856) and all first leaves of the quires signed with a "B", indicating a revised offprint. Modern half morocco.Including:Coup d'oeil sur l'ordre des pigeons. Paris, 1855.Tableaux synoptiques de l'ordre des hérons. Paris, 1855.Catalogue des genres et sous-genres d'oiseaux contenus dans le Muséum Brittanique. Paris, 1855. Note sur les oiseaux des Iles Marquises, et particulièrement sur le genre nouveau Serresius. Paris, 1855.Tableaux paralléliques de l'ordre des gallinacés. Paris, 1856. Excursions dans les divers musées d'Allemagne, de Hollande et de Belgique, et tableaux paralléliques de l'ordre des échassiers. Paris, 1856. Ornithologie fossile servant d'introduction au tableau comparatif des ineptes et des autruches. Paris, 1856.
H979S4NZA69N: BONTEKOE, CORNELIS. - Fundamenta medica sive de alcali et acidi effectibus per modum fermentionis & effervescentiæ. Acedit ... Pharmocopaea ...Amsterdam, Cornelis Blankaart, 1688. With: (2) BLANKAART, Steven. Praxeos medicæ idea nova.Amsterdam, Jan Claesz. ten Hoorn, 1685. With the engraved arms of the dedicatee Abraham Johannes Kuffler and 6 engraved illustration plates showing 10 numbered figures.(3) VIGANI, Giovanni Francesco. Medulla chymiæ, variis experimentis aucta, multisq; figuris illustrata."London", [= northern Germany?], "Henry Faithorne & John Kersey" [printer and publisher unknown], 1685. With 3 numbered engraved folding plates, with 6, 6 and 3 figures. 3 works in 1 volume. 8vo. Contemporary blind-tooled vellum.
C23GSR01U79O: BONTEKOE, WILLEM YSBRANTSZ. - Journael ofte gedenckwaerdige beschrijvinge van de Oost-Indische reyse. Begrijpende veel wonderlijcke en ghevaerlijcke saecken hem daer in weder-varen. Begonnen den 18. December 1618. en vol-eynd den 16. November 1625. Waer by gevoegd is het Journael van Dirck Albertsz Raven, als oock verscheyden gedenckwaerdige geschiedenissen, op veel plaetsen verbetert en een groot deel vermeerdert.Amsterdam, Joost Hartgers, 1648. 2 parts in 1 volume. 4to. With a double-page engraved plate with 6 views of the ship at fire and in a storm, the islands St. Mary, Samatra and Princes Eyland, and an image of flying fishes. Modern marbled wrappers.
CAMDEG01U79O: BONTEKONINGH, JOANNES AND DIRK (BROKERS). - ... presenteeren (uyt der hand) te verkoopen, een extraordinary welbezeylt galjoot-schip, genaamt De Maria: is in 't jaar 1711 nieuw uytgehaalt,... en tegenwoordigh in de Nieuwe Zyds Waal, agter de Oude Stads Herbergh, is leggende. Amsterdam, Karel van Rijschooten II, [ca. 1750]. Half-sheet (ca. 32.5 x 21 cm). Tipped onto a piece of paperboard.
H91GD6LIRRWL: [BONTIUS, REINIER? AND OTHERS]. - Vorstelick geschenk, dat is, een medecynboeck, inhoudende vele geproefde ende goet gevonden medecijnstucken, ...Amsterdam, Johannes van Ravesteyn, 1662. 8vo. Contemporary vellum.
F3JCSETH4G5B: BONTIUS, JACOBUS (JACOB DE BONDT). - De medicina Indoru[m]. Lib. IV. ...Leiden, Franciscus Hackius, 1642. With an engraved title-page. (2) JONSTON, John. Thaumatographia naturalis, in classes decem divisa.Amsterdam, Johannes Janssonius, 1633. 2 works in 1 volume. 12mo. Contemporary limp sheepskin parchment, manuscript title on spine.
9064: [BORCHT, PETRUS AND JOHANNES CAROLUS VANDER]. - Applausus virico Philippo Laurentio de Daun principi Thianensi aurei velleris equiti Belgii gubernatori ac languentis patriae restauratori. Brussels, Eugenius Henricus Fricx, 1725. 4to. With engraved double-page armorial title-page, 29 engraved circular emblems. 19th-century stiff paste paper wrappers.
6763: BORJA (BORIA), JUAN DE. - Emblemata moralia.Berlin, Johann Michael Rudiger, Ulrich Liebpert, 1697. Small 4to. With large engraved device on title-page, 100 finely engraved circular emblems by J.C. Schott. 18th-century blind-tooled mottled sheepskin.
C1B96J223STD: BORN, IGNAZ EDLER VON. - Ueber das Anquicken der gold- und silberhältigen Erze, Rohsteine, Schwarzkupfer und Hüttenspeise.Vienna, Christian Friederich Wappler, 1786. 4to. With engraved frontispiece, 21 folding engraved plates, 2 engraved vignettes in text and 1 on title-page, the vignettes are hand-coloured. Contemporary half calf.
18940: BORRI, CRISTOFORO. - Relation de la nouvelle mission des peres de la Compagnie de Jesus au Royaume de la Cochinchine.Rennes, Jean Hardy, 1631. Small 8vo (15.5 x 10.5 cm). With the woodcut Jesuit IHS device on title-page. Early vellum.
58SH74YNZ8OA: [BORSSELEN, PHILIBERT VAN]. - Strande, oft ghedichte van de schelpen, kinckhornen, ende andere wonderlicke zee-schepselen, tot lof van den schepper aller dinghen.Amsterdam, Dirck Pietersz. Pers, 1614. 4to. With woodcut device on title-page with the motto "Templum Dei estis vos". Gold-tooled brown/green (goatskin) morocco (1914), gold-tooled spine, triple gold fillets on boards and double on board edges, richly gold-tooled turn-ins, gilt edges; bound by the leading Brussels bookbinder Charles de Samblanx.
18977: BOSMAN, WILLEM. - Voyage de Guinée, contenant une description nouvelle & très-exacte de cette côte où l'on trouve & où l'on trafique l'or, les dents d'elephant, & les esclaves: ...Utrecht, Antoine Schouten, 1705. Large 12mo (17 x 10 cm). With an engraved author's portrait, an engraved frontispiece and 27 folding engraved plates. Contemporary marbled boards.
HA3DFKH167LA: BOSSCHE, WILLEM VANDEN. - Historia medica, in qua libris IV. Animalium natura, et eorum medica utilitas exactè & luculenter tractantur. Cum iconibus eorum, ad vivum delineatis.Brussels, Jan Mommaert II, 1639. 4to. With woodcut device on title-page, a different woodcut of the same device on final page, 77 woodcut illustrations plus 3 repeats (4 signed "I.C.I." for Jan Christoffel Jegher). Contemporary sheepskin parchment over flexible boards.
9027: BOSSE, ABRAHAM. - Differentes manieres de dessiner et peindre.[Paris, Abraham Bosse, engraved 1667?]. 8vo (17.5 x 12 cm). With engraved allegorical title-print and 45 full-page and 1 double-page (ca. 16.5 x 15 cm) engraved plates. With:(2) FARINATI, Paulo. Diverses figures a l'eau forte de petits amours, anges vollants, et enfans, propre a mettre sur frontons portes et autres lieux ensemble plusieurs sortes de masques.Paris, Abraham Bosse, engraved 1644. Suite of 30 numbered double-page engraved prints, including the engraved title-print signed by Abraham Bosse.(3) [BOSSE Abraham]. [Illustrations of drawing and painting].[Paris, Abraham Bosse, engraved 1667?]. Suite of 4 full-page engravings of a draftsman (2) and a painter (2) at work, sometimes regarded as part of the Differentes manieres de dessiner et peindre.(4) BOSSE, Abraham. Le feu ... La terre ... L[']eau ... L[']air.[Paris, Abraham Bosse, engraved 1630?]. Suite of 4 double-page engravings of the four elements.(5) [BULLET, Pierre]. [Plates from Traité du nivellement].[Paris, N. Langlois, engraved 1688]. Complete suite of 11 double-page engraved plates, numbered [1a], [1b], 2-4, 6-11. Sprinkled calf (ca. 1700), richly gold-tooled spine, gold-tooled board edges.
J39H2HJCWGPW: [BOTANICAL DRAWINGS]. - Unicolour, bicolour and tricolour carnations].[The Netherlands or England?, ca. 1790?]. Imperial 16mo (16 x 11.5 cm). With a series of 44 gouache drawings on laid paper, each showing a single carnation on a black flower-shaped background, in three series, designated with letters and numbers. Mid-19th-century half tanned sheepskin.
S2212: [BOTANY - POISONOUS PLANTS]. - Gemeine giftige Pflanzen, zum Unterricht des Landvolks, vorzüglich der Schuljugend. Mit einem zweckmäßigen Anhange.Prague, Schönfeld, 1794. 4to. With an engraved illustration on the title-page and 12 full-page engraved botanical plates. The plates coloured by a contemporary hand. Slightly later half cloth.
31: BOTTSCHILD, SAMUEL. - A B C.[Dresden and Augsburg or Nürnberg?], [Johann Christian Weigel?], engraved by Moritz Bodenehr, [1693?]. Oblong folio (unfolded 2-leaf sheets 37 x 29 cm). A series of 4 unnumbered engraved prints, with 6 images to a plate (each 52 x 52 mm), the first 23 showing an alphabet of roman capitals (A-Z without J, U or W), mostly with figures from classical Greek mythological, and the 24th showing a figure without a letter with what might be called the title: "A B C".
E1299K01U79O: BOUGAINVILLE, HYACINTHE-YVES-PHILIPPE POTENTIEN, BARON DE. - [Autograph letter, signed, to Baroness Hyde de Neuville (Anne Marguerite Henriette de Marigny Hyde de Neuville)].[Brest?, ca. 1820/22]. Folded leaf (20.6 x 16.5 cm). In French. 2 1/2 pp. text.
S2773: BOUGARD, RENÉ AND JOHN THOMAS SERRES. - The little sea torch: or, true guide for coasting pilots: ...London, J. Debrett for the "author" [Serres], G. & W. Nicol, et al. [printed by T. Rickaby], 1801. Large folio (47 x 30 cm). With 20 numbered aquatint plates containing 137 coastal profiles, and 12 partly numbered engraved plates containing 24 maps of port cities, harbours, islands and the Strait of Gibraltar. All coastal profiles and maps beautifully and subtly coloured by a contemporary hand. Contemporary boards.
4651: [BOURGUET, LOUIS]. - Mémoires pour servir a l'histoire naturelle des pétrifications dans les quatre parties du monde.The Hague, Jean Neaulme, 1742. 2 parts in 1 volume. 4to. With 60 folding engraved plates with 441 illustrations of fossils and shells. Modern half calf, gold-tooled spine.
S1591: BOUTEILLE, HIPPOLYTE AND M. DE LABATIE. - Ornithologie du Dauphiné ou description des oiseaux observés dans les départements de l'Isère, de la Drome, des Hautes-Alpes et les contrées voisines. Grenoble, for the author and "les principaux libraires de la ville", by F. Allier, 1843[-1844]. 2 volumes bound as 1. Royal 8vo (27 x 18.5 cm). With 72 mounted lithographed plates by C. Pégeron after Victor Desirée Cassien, printed on china paper, and a large folding table. Contemporary half calf, with gold-tooled spine.
78GDTMRCV0AV: BOWLES, WILLIAM. - Introduction à l'histoire naturelle et à la géographie physique de l' Espagne; traduit de l'original espagnol de Guillaume Bowles, par le vicomte de Flavigny. Paris, L. Cellot & Jombert, 1776. 8vo. Contemporary marbled calf, gold-tooled spine
B41C84IBBS3O: BOYLE, ROBERT. - Nova experimenta physico-mechanica de VI aëris elastica & ejusdem effectibus, facta maximam partem in nova machina pneumatica. Editio postrema.Rotterdam, Arnold Leers Jr, 1669. With engraved frontispiece and a folding engraved plate.With:(2) BOYLE, Robert. Defensio doctrinae De elatere & gravitate aëris, propositae à Dno. Rob. Boyle, in novis ipsus physico-mechanicis experimentis, adversus objectiones Francisci Lini ... Editio postrema.Leiden, Arnold Leers Jr., 1669. With 1 folding engraved plate.(3) BOYLE, Robert. Exercitationes de Atmo-sphaeris corporum consistentium; ...Leiden, Felix Lopez de Haro, 1676. 3 works in 1 volume. 12mo. Contemporary vellum.
F99GH3E2WRWH: BRADLEY, RICHARD. - Wysgeerige verhandeling van de werken der natuure. Waar in verscheide trapswyze opklimmingen, in de byzondere deelen der scheppinge, als mynstoffen, plantgewassen en dieren aangetoond worden. Hier by is gevoegd een berigt van den tegenwoordigen staat der tuinen, zoo van Groot-Brittanien, als van gansch Europa. Als meede nieuwe ondervindingen ter verbetering van onvrugtbaare gronden, en aankweeking van houtgewas, vrugtboomen, wyngaarden, zalaade, peulvrugten en alle soorten van graanen: benevens eenige aanmerkingen over den landbouw der Vlaamingen in het zaayen van vlas. … Na den tweeden druk uit het Engelsch vertaald. Amsterdam, Isaak Tirion, 1744. 8vo. With title-page printed in red and black with woodcut vignette, and 29 engraved folding plates (numbered I-XVII and XX-XXXI: there were no plates XVIII or XIX), each showing several botanical and zoological illustrations. Contemporary vellum.
J1NGK9D42C5G: BRANDLIGT, LAURENS. - Scylla en Charybdis; behelzende een project, ter verbetering der zeegaten en het vaarwater van Texel, en aanwinning van eenige duizend morgen land.Amsterdam, Johannes Allart, Laurens Brandligt, 1780. 8vo. With 4 folding engraved maps and 1 folding engraved plate. Contemporary mottled calf, richly gold-tooled spine.
14293: BRANDT, GEERAERT. - La vie de Michel de Ruiter duc, chevalier, lieutenant amiral général de Hollande & de Oüest-Frise. Où est comprise l'histoire maritime des Provinces Unies, depuis l'an 1652. jusques à 1676. Traduite du hollandois ...Amsterdam, Pieter and Joan Blaeu for Waesberge, Boom, Van Someren and Goethals, 1698. Folio. With engraved frontispiece, full-page engraved portrait, 7 double-page engraved plates by Bastiaen Stoopendaal, and 1 full-page engraved plate by J. Mulder. Early 18th-century calf, gold-tooled board edges.
H29D99RRIHNO: BRANDT, GEERAERT. - Het leven en bedryf van den heere Michiel de Ruiter. Amsterdam, for Wolfgang, Waesberge, Boom, van Someren and Goethals, 1687 (engraved title-page: printed by Pieter and Joan Blaeu, 1686). Folio (34.5 x 22.5 cm). With engraved title-page, engraved portrait of De Ruyter, 7 engraved double-page plates by Sebastiaen Stoopendaal and 1 engraved plate by Joseph Mulder. Late 18th-century calf, gold-tooled spine.
17106: BRANT, SEBASTIAN. - Stultifera navis. | The ship of fooles.Including:MANCINI, Domenico (Dominicus MANCINUS). The mirrour of good maners.PIUS II, Pope (Eneas SILVIO). Certayne egloges ... whereof the first three conteyne the miseryes of courtiers and courtes of all princes in general, ...(Colophon: London, John Cawood), 1570. Small folio (27 x 19.5 cm). With a large woodcut on the title-page showing four ships filled with fools (15.5 x 10 cm), and 116 woodcuts in the text (mostly ca. 11 x 8 cm) including 11(?) repeats. Gold-tooled brown calf (ca. 1855?), each board with a large built-up centrepiece and a built-up frame, gold-tooled turn-ins. Rebacked preserving the original backstrip.
HCHAMN7IYPSR: BRASAVOLA (BRASSAVOLA), ANTONIO MUSA. - Examen omnium syruporum, quorum publicus usus est.Lyon, Jean & François Frellon (colophon: Jean Barbou), 1540. 8vo. With a woodcut device on title-page. Contemporary vellum.
18114: BRETON DE LA MARTINIÈRE, JEAN-BAPTISTE JOSEPH. - La Chine en miniature, ou choix de costumes, arts et métiers de cet empire, [vols. 1-4:] représentés par 74 [recté 76] gravures [vols. 5-6: représentés par 28 gravures], la plupart d'après les originaux inédits du cabinet du feu M. Bertin.Paris, A. Nepveu (vols. 1-4 printed by Demonville, vols. 5-6 by Le Normant), 1811-1812. 6 volumes bound as 2. 18mo (14 x 9 cm). With 4 engraved frontispieces and 104 other engraved plates (8 folding), all finely coloured by a contemporary hand. Contemporary richly gold-tooled dark green grained morocco, gold-tooled spine, boards, board edges and turn-ins, gilt edges, with the name of the binder on spine: R.P. CHILLIAT.
J6JGH432DSC5: BRETSCHNEIDER, EMIL. - Notes on Chinese mediaeval travellers to the west.Shanghai, American Presbyterian Mission Press; London, Trübner and Co., 1875. 8vo. With numerous Chinese characters and 3 wood-engraved illustrations in text. Contemporary blind- and gold-blocked cloth.
H8REEKTG0YA5: BRINKLEY, CAPTAIN FRANCIS. - Oriental series. Japan and China. It's history, arts and literature.Boston & Tokyo, J.B. Millet Company, 1902. 12 volumes. 8vo. With a handcoloured frontispiece on silk in each volume, numerous plates, hand-coloured reproductions of the famous woodcuts by Hokusai and 2 large coloured, lithographed folding maps. Contemporary blue half morocco, gold-tooled spines.
66OA3O9V6DE2: BRISSON, BARNABÉ. - De formulis et sollemnibus populi Romani verbis, Libri VIII...Frankfurt, Joannes Wechel and Petrus Fischer and consorts, 1592. 4to. With title-page printed in red and black, woodcut printer's device, woodcut head- & tail pieces and initials. Contemporary gold-tooled calf.
J6SDZBYCTVY8: BRONSVELD, SIGISBERTUS ABRAHAMSZ. VAN. - Catechismus, ofte onderweyzing in de Christelicke leere, die in de hervormde kerken en schoolen geleerd word, ten dienst der kerken en schoolen, in de Tamulsche spraak overgezet, en, op goed-keuring van de hooge overheid deezes eilands, in 't licht gegeven, ...Colombo, Johann Bernhardt Arnhardt at the VOC’s printing office, 1754. 4to. Set in roman, italic and 3 sizes of Tamil types, with the pages numbered in Tamil alphabetic numerals. Later 18th-century maroon sheepskin. Rebacked in red morocco, new endpapers.
H4UCPEKLZUUN: BROOKS, JEROME E. - Tobacco its history illustrated by the books, manuscripts and engravings in the library of George Arents, Jr.New York, The Rosenbach Company and the New York Public Library, 1937-1969. 15 volumes (including 10 supplements). Folio (34 x 25.5 cm). Illustrated throughout. The first 5 volumes in original red cloth and the 10 supplements in original paper wrappers.
JA2D9JEYDQEX: BROUCK (BROECKE), JAN VANDEN. - Instructie der zee-vaert, door de gheheele werelt, … Met een practijck, om door een nieu-ghe-inventeert instrument 'tvoornaemste vanden celester globus in planum te brengen: ...Rotterdam, Abraham Migoen, [1610]. Small 4to (19.5 x 15 cm). With a woodcut device on the title-page; and 2 engraved and about 120 woodcut illustrations (mostly diagrams), all on integral leaves, including 7 full-page. Vellum (ca. 1700).
F8F9HL1IF05P: BRUNETTI, FRANCESCO SAVERIO. - Trattenimenti scientifici su la sfera, geografia istorica, meteore, ed astronomia.Rome, Bernabò and Lazzarini, 1754. With several woodcut illustrations in the text (including an armillary sphere), and an extra added folding engraved frontispiece.With:(2) BRUNETTI, Francesco Saverio. Trattenimenti scientifici su l’indrografia, nautica, blasone, statica, meccanica, architectura, pirotecnia, e suono.Roma, Bernabò and Lazzarini, 1755. With several woodcut illustrations in the text, and an extra added frontispiece (facsimile of an engraving?).(3) BRUNETTI, Francesco Saverio. Macchina semplicissima per cui l’acqua da se stessa salice ad una data altezza.Rome, Bernabò and Lazzarini, 1747. With folding engraved plate as frontispiece. 3 works (the first in 2 parts) in 1 volume. 4to. Contemporary sheepskin parchment.
H8T9EIB5ZO7G: BRUNFELS, OTTO. - Epitome ex gravissimis authoribus, totius rei medicae summam complectens, … congesta: nuper verò emendata et locupletata.Paris, Guillaume Julian, 1552. 16mo (11.5 x 7.5 cm). Old limp parchment.
I17GCZJZGPDI: [BRUSSELS - PHARMACOPOEIA]. [JOCQUET, JOANNES, AND OTHERS]. - Pharmacopoea Bruxellensis senatus authoritate munita. Editio altera.Brussels, Franciscus Foppens (I), 1702. 8vo. With a frontispiece by Jacobus Harrewijn (1660-1727), showing the interior of a pharmacy and two engraved tables identifying alchemical symbols and measurements. Contemporary calf, richly gold-tooled spine.
I17AH9UOFTBV: [BRUSSELS - PHARMACOPOEIA]. [JOCQUET, JOANNES, AND OTHERS]. - Pharmacopoea Bruxellensis senatûs authoritate munita. Editio altera.Brussels, Widow Foppens, (approbation: 1739). 8vo. With two engraved tables identifying alchemical symbols and measurements. Contemporary calf, gold-tooled spine.
I14GZCWPKSZ5: [BRUSSELS - PHARMACOPOEIA]. [JOCQUET, JOANNES, AND OTHERS]. - Pharmacopoeia Bruxellensis: jussu amplissimi senatus edita. Brussels, Jan Mommaert II, 1641. Small 4to (19.5 x 15 cm). With engraved title-page by Cornelius Galle the elder after Anthonis Sallaert. 19th-century half calf, gold-tooled spine.
14860: BRUTEL DE LA RIVIÈRE, CAREL JOHAN EMERENTIUS. - Atlas voor de meet- en natuurkunde, omvattende ruim 700 afbeeldingen, met een korte verklaring.Leiden, A.W. Sijthoff, [ca. 1870]. 2 volumes. Oblong folio. With almost 750 figures on 15 steel engraved plates (1 partly printed in colour), depicting instruments and geometrical figures. Original publisher's gold- and blind-blocked dark green cloth.
H3GGIN686RJH: BRUYN (LE BRUN), CORNELIS DE. - Reizen over Moskovie, door Persie en Indie: verrykt met driehondert konstplaten, vertoonende de beroemste lantschappen en steden, ook de byzondere dragten, beesten, gewassen en platen, die daer gevonden worden ...Amsterdam, Willem and David Goeree for the author, 1711. Folio in 4s (40 x 25.5 cm). With full-page engraved frontispiece by Bernard Picart, title-page printed in red and black with woodcut vignette, full-page engraved author's portrait, 2 folding engraved maps, 109 engraved plates (13 folding, 55 double-page, 41 full-page) and 36 engraved illustrations in text. Contemporary gold-tooled mottled calf, gilt edges. Rebacked, with the original backstrip laid down.
V5220: BRUZELIUS, CARL AND ENGELBERT JÖRLIN. - Avena elatior, knyl-hafre eller fromental.Lund, C.G. Berling, 1781. 4to. With a folding engraved plate. Disbound.
D84EB8IBAK7I: BRYDONE, PATRICK. - Voyage en Sicile et a Malthe.Amsterdam, D.J. Changuion, 1776. 2 volumes. 12mo. With folding engraved map by A.v. Krevelt, and an engraved plate. Contemporary half calf, sprinkled paper sides.
S31: BUCHHAVE, RUDOLPH. - Observationes circa radicis gei urbani, sive caryophyllatae vires in febribus, praecipue intermittentibus aliisque morbis.Copenhagen, Thiele, 1781. 8vo. With engraved folding plate of the Geum Urbanum. Contemporary half calf.
F8MF8IL5AXUJ: [BUFFON, GEORGES LOUIS LECLERC AND] BERNARD GERMAIN ÉTIENNE DE LA VILLE-SUR-ILLON, COMTE DE LACÉPÈDE. - Histoire naturelle des quadrupèdes ovipares et des serpens [= Histoire naturelle, vols. XXXVII-XXXVIII].Dordrecht, A. Blussé and son, 1799. 2 volumes. 4to. With 63 full-page engraved plates. 19th-century uniform half calf, gold-tooled spines.
74SB61ARZHVT: BUFFON, GEORGES LOUIS LECLERC, COMTE DE. - De natuurlyke historie, van den hippopotamus of het rivierpaard. ... Verrykt met eene afbeelding van dit wonderlyk dier; nauwkeurig getekend ...Amsterdam, J.H. Schneider, 1775. With an engraved plate of a hippopotamus by Barent de Bakker after Andreas Andriesen. With: (2) SCHÄFFER, Jacob Christian. Proeven op de slakken. ... Met zeven naar het leeven gekleurde plaaten. Uit het Hoogduitsch vertaalt. The Hague, Isaac du Mee, 1776. With 7 numbered, hand-coloured engraved plates by Gerard Sibelius after drawings by Adriaan Schregardus. 2 works in 1 volume. 4to. Contemporary half calf, gold-tooled spine.
F8MDF99AFGIX: BUFFON, GEORGES LOUIS LECLERC. - Histoire naturelle des minéraux [= Histoire naturelle tomes XXV-XXIX].Dordrecht, A. Blussé and son, 1798-1799. 5 volumes. 4to. Lacking the 8 engraved maps, which were often bound in a separate volume accompanying the text volumes. 19th-century uniform half calf, gold-tooled spines.
F8M97DYNZ8OA: BUFFON, GEORGES LOUIS LECLERC. - Histoire naturelle, générale et particuliére . . . Supplément [Tome premier - septième].Paris, Imprimerie Royale, 1774-1782 (vols. 1-6); Dordrecht, A. Blussé and son, 1799 (vol. 7). 7 volumes. 4to. With 2 folding engraved maps and 218 plates (full-page and folding and including 2 bis), all engraved. Contemporary mottled calf, gold-tooled spine and board edges (vols. 1-6, uniform), 19th-century half calf, gold-tooled spine (vol. 7).
F8GFEHRBPUPB: BUFFON, GEORGES LOUIS LECLERC. - Histoire naturelle, générale et particuliére, avec la description du cabinet du Roi.Paris, Imprimerie Royale, 1749-1767. 15 volumes. 4to. With engraved frontispiece portrait of Buffon, 19 engraved headpieces (with animals and putti), 2 folding maps ("Carte de l'ancien continent" and "Cart du nouveau continent"), 579 engraved plates (full-page and folding, including 1 unnumbered and 1 bis). Contemporary uniform mottled calf, gold-tooled spine and board edges.
I3IGKJTQBASD: BÜNTING, HEINRICH AND MATTHIAS HASAERT. - Itinerarium Sacrae Scripturae. Dat is: het reysboek der Heyligher Schrift.Including: BÜNTING, Heinrich. Een besonder tractaet ende onderwijsinghe van de munte ende ghewichtre der Heyligher Schrifturen... [BÜNTING, Heinrich]. Itinerarium Novi Testamenti. Dat is: een reysboeck, over het Nieuwe Testament. Het tweede deel...BÜNTING, Heinrich. Harmonia evangelistarum, dat is: eene seer schoone ende eendrachtige over-een-stemminge der heyliger vier evangelisten...Amsterdam, Hendrik Laurentsz., 1635. 4 parts in 1 volume. 4to. With 5 woodcut and 2 engraved folding maps. Contemporary vellum, modern endpapers.
J6GBSEZBE5KR: BURG, HERMANUS VAN DEN. - Verzámeling van uitgekórene zin-spreuken, en zinnebeeldige print-vercieringen, eertyds, op bevel van den aller doorlugtigsten Keizer der Russen, Peter Alexis, of the Gróte, getékent en gesnéden ...Haarlem, Johannes Marshoorn, 1743. 4to. With engraved frontispiece by J. Mulder and 840 numbered circular emblems on 140 full-page engravings in text, the facing pages to the left with captions in Dutch, short proverbial phrases in Latin, French and German, and two-line verses in Dutch by Van den Burg. 19th-century half sheepskin, gold-tooled spine.
21448: BUTRON, JUAN ALONSO DE. - Discursos apologeticos, en que se defiende la ingenvidad del arte de la pintura; que es liberal, de todos derechos, no inferior a las sie te que comunmente te se reciben.Madrid, Luis Sanchez, 1626. 4to. With an engraved architectural title-page by Juan Schorquens. Early 19th-century Spanish gold-tooled, sheepskin (root or maroquin pattern).
5CMFGJ01U79O: [CALLOT, JACQUES, CAREL ALLARD & OTHERS]. - [Collection of 120 engravings by French, Dutch, Italian and German artists].Venice, Paris, [Amsterdam], etc., 1601-1725 (album ca. 1745?), with additions [1788] & [ca. 1790]. 8vo, 4to, etc. (19 x 13 cm). 120 engraved prints, namely 44 from 4 complete print series (1 with a title-print), 57 (including 3 title-prints) from 10 or 11 other series and 19 prints apparently not from any series, by Jacques Callot (1 complete series), Odoardo Fialetti, Herman Weyen, Balthasar Moncornet, Henri Bonnart, Carel Allard (3 complete series), P. Landry and others (see contents, below). Mottled sheepskin (ca. 1745?).
C6AEN001U79O: CALVIN, JEAN. - Uutlegghinghe ... op alle de Sendbrieven Pauli des Apostels: ende oock op den Sendbrief tot den Hebreen. Met een schoon register.Emden, Gillis van der Erve and Willem Gailliart, 1566. Folio. With Van der Erve's woodcut device on title-page and several woodcut decorated initials. Contemporary blind-tooled calf over bevelled wooden boards, each board in a panel design with 4 different rolls, engraved brass catchplates (remains of straps but clasps lost), later(?) brass decorated corner and centre pieces, each with a boss, rebacked. The rolls show (from outside to inside) decorative crests and foliage, 4 half-length portraits with mottos, and 4 nude putti, 1 with a saint's halo.
77BFDHMZ15WG: CALVIN, JEAN. - Institutio Christianae religionis, ... Quae ad superiores edtiones hâc postremâ, omnium emendatissima locuplettisimáque, recèns addita sunt, statim post ipsius authoris epistolam ad regem Christianiss. Subiecta ad lectorem admonitio breviter indicat.Geneva, Johannes le Preux, 1592. Folio. With woodcut printer's device on title-page. Contemporary vellum, with large blind-tooled centre piece.
A4O9D101U79O: [CAMILLI, CAMILLO (TRANSLATOR)]. - Historia del nobile, et valoroso Cavalier. Felice Magno, figliuolo del Re Falangrè della Gran Brettagna, & della Reina Clarinta, nella quale si raccontano i suoi grandi, & maravigliosi fatti tradotta con somma diligenza di Spagnuolo in lingua Italiana.Verona, Sebastiano dalle Donne for Francesco de Franceschi Senese, 1587. 8vo. Contemporary limp sheepskin parchment.
S35: CAMPAIGNAC, ANTOINE BERNARD. - De l'état actuel de la navigation par la vapeur et des améliorations dont les navires et appareils a vapeur marins sont susceptibles; suivi de notes explicatives, tableaux, projets, etc.Paris, L. Mathias (back of half-title: printed by Guiraudet & Jouaust), 1842. 4to. With 5 large engraved folding plans and a letterpress folding table. Contemporary green half sheepskin, gold- and blind-tooled spine.
AAVF136WTNHS: CAMPE, JOACHIM HEINRICH. - El nuevo Robinson. Historia moral reducida a dialogos para instruccion y entretenimiento de ninos y jovenes de ambos sexos. Traducaida al Castellano con varias correcciones por D. Tomas de Iriarte.Paris, Garnier Hermanos, 1858. 8vo. With wood-engraved frontispiece, 13 full-page wood-engraved plates. Original richly blind-stamped and coloured cloth, gilt edges.
FB1AKERBPUPB: [CAMPEN, JACOB VAN, HUBERT QUELLINUS AND JACOB VENNEKOOL]. - Bouw schilder en beeldhouwkonst, van het stadhuis te Amsteldam, vertoont in CIX figuuren: . . .Amsterdam, J. Covens, C. Mortier and J. Covens junior, [ca. 1780]. Folio. With full-page engraved portrait of Jacob van Campen, engraved plates numbered I-CIX (here on 115 full-page, double-page and folding leaves) described under these numbers in the letterpress text. Contemporary half calf.
23300: CAMUS, EDMOND GUSTAVE. - Orchidées de France.[Paris], 1895. Imperial 4to (32×26.5 cm). With a calligraphed title-page, 52 finely drawn watercolours on 51 leaves of orchid varieties, finished with arabic gum, and 1 leaf with mounted photographic portrait of the author. Burgundy half morocco.
S464: CANDOLLE, AUGUSTIN PYRAMUS DE AND JEAN-BAPTISTE LAMARCK. - Synopsis plantarum in flora Gallica descriptarum.Paris, H. Aghasse, 1806. 8vo. 19-century half scheepskin parchment.
857: CAPELLA, GALEAZZO FLAVIO. - De rebus nuper in Italia gestis [in the running heads: "De bello Mediolanensi"] libro octo ...(Colophon: Antwerp, Maarten de Keyser), 1533. With: (2) SERVILIUS, Johannes (Jan KNAAP). Geldrogallica conjuratio in totius Belgicae clarissimam civitatem Antverpiam, duce Martino Rosheymio, ...Augsburg, Heinrich Steiner, 1544. 2 works in 1 volume. Small 8vo (15 x 10 cm). Contemporary vellum wrappers, with 2 fragments of the March and April calendar leaf (in red and black) of a manuscript Missale romanum (ca. 1475/1500?) used as end leaves.
A4EGFDZR5CW7: CAPUCIN, PÈRE. - Les emblèmes d'amour divin et humain ensemble. Expliquez par des vers François. Par un pere Capucin.Paris, "Pierre Mariette", [ca. 1745 (engraved ca. 1626-1631)]. 8vo. With engraved title-page and 118 numbered full-page engraved emblems. Contemporary gold-tooled mottled calf, gilt edges.
I1SH6KN2BVK8: [CAPUEEL, ENGELBERT]. - Enchiridion medicum oft medicyn boexken waer in verhandelt worden veel sieekten [!] die daghelyckx voorvallen, daer by de remedien om die te genesen ... den tweeden druck vermeerdert ende verbetert.Including:[CAPUEEL, Engelbert]. Eenige remedien die aengaen de chirurgie ofte uytwendige gebreken des lichaems.[CAPUEEL, Engelbert]. Clarius et majus lumen pharmacopaeorum. Dat is claerder en meerder licht der apothekers...Antwerp, Jean Francois Lucas, 1724. 3 parts in 1 volume. 8vo. Contemporary tanned sheepskin, gold-tooled spine.
FC4AQN0RGN8W: CARDIM, ANTONIO FRANCESCO. - Relation de la province du Japon.Including: BARRETTO, Francesco. Relation des missions de la province de Malabar, de la comp: de Jesus. Tournay, Adrien Quinqué, 1645. Small 8vo (14.5×9 cm). Contemporary limp sheepskin parchment, later endpapers.
19839: CARRÉ, LOUIS. - Methode pour la mesure des surfaces, la dimension des solides, leurs centres de pesanteur, de percussion et d'oscillation, par l'application du calcul intégral.Paris, Jean Boudot, 1700. 4to. With a large woodcut vignette (by Bernard Picart) on the title-page, 4 folding numbered engraved plates containing 43 numbered diagrams, an engraved headpiece and initial at the opening of the main text. Contemporary sprinkled calf, gold-tooled spine.
17080: CASSOLI, FRANCESCO. - Versi.Parma, Giambattista Bodoni, 1802. 8vo. Mid-19th-century gold-tooled red morocco, both sides with a gilt border consisting of double fillets, circles and asterisks and a dotted line, and the cypher monogram of Alexine Boucaumont de Montfaud (AM under a laurel wreath with 10 stars in centre), gilt edges.
D9KEH2Y3Z0MC: [CASTÉRA, JEAN HENRI]. - Het leven van Catharina II, keizerin van Rusland. Amsterdam, Johannes Allart, 1798. 8vo. 3 volumes. With 6 engraved portraits by Reinier Vinkeles. Contemporary marbled boards.
GBJGRK4O221X: CASTILLON, A. AND JEAN VICTOR VINCENT ADAM. - Chasses aux Indes. Paris, A. Courcier (back of half-title & colophon: printed by Charles Noblet), [1861]. Oblong 4to (22 x 31.5 cm). With 8 tinted lithographed plates (the first as frontispiece) by V. Adam. Original publisher's chromolithographed boards, with hunting scenes on the front and back. Rebacked.
J4AIPCWHN8ML: CATHERINE THE GREAT, TSARINA. - [Title in Russian followed on the same page by:] Traité d'alliance défensive entre sa majesté l'Impératrice de toutes les Russies et sa majesté le Roi de Prusse conclu signé à St. Petersbourg le 27 Juillet/7 Aout 1792.[St Petersburg, Imperial Printing Office, 1792]. Folio (31 x 21 cm). Treaty between Russia and Prussia in Russian and French in 2 parallel columns in cyrillic (left) and roman (right) types. Side stitched, with the spine covered in contemporary blue-grey paper.
C85GDF1IF05P: CATULLUS, TIBULLUS AND PROPERTIUS. - [Opera] Catullus Tibullus Propertius. Antwerp, Ex officina Christophori Plantini, 1569. With Plantin's printer's device on title. With: (2) PROPERTIUS. Elegiarum libri IIII. Cum scholiis Gulielmi Canteri. Antwerp, Ex officina Christophori Plantini, 1569. With Plantin's printer's device on title. 2 works in 1 volume. 16mo. 17th- or 18th-century gold-tooled calf.
22865: CERVIO, VINCENZO. - Il trinciante . . ., ampliato, et ridotto a perfettione dal cavallier reale Fusoritto da Narni. Venice, heirs of Francesco Tramezini, 1581. 4to. With woodcut printer's device on title-page and 3 woodcut plates (1 folding), showing carving knives, forks and a carving iron, and fowl ready for carving, with parts labelled. Modern dark brown, gold- and blind-tooled reversed calf.
66SA2QVL9PKV: CEULEN, LUDOLF VAN. - Fundamemta[!] arithmetica et geometrica cum eorundem usu. In varii problematis, geometricis, partim solo linearum, ductu, partim per numeros irrationales, & tabulas sinuum, & algebram solutis.Including: CEULEN, Ludolf van. Variorum problematum libri 4. ...Leiden, Joost van Colster [printed at least in part by Joris Abrahamsz. van der Marsce], 1615. 4to. With numerous woodcut diagrams and other mathematical figures in text. Contemporary vellum.
18171: [CEYLON]. - Sententie, gewezen by den Wel Ed: Raade van India, tegens den Heere en Mr. Petrus Vuyst, gewezene gouveneur van Ceylon. Geëxecuteert tot Batavia, den 19. Mey, 1732.[Batavia?, 1732]. 4to. Original blue wrappers.
J7KGFVOYN7LF: [CEYLON]. - Provisioneel en[de] particulier tractaet, ... tusschen de heer Francisco de Sousa Continho, raedt ende ambassadeur vanden ... coningh van Portugael ... ende de heeren gedeputeerden vande ... Staten Generael ... aengaende de controversie over de jurisdictie ende territorie van 't fort Galle, etc.The Hague, Widow and heirs of Hillebrant Jacobsz van Wouw, 1645. 4to. With the woodcut arms of the States General (lion with sword and 7 arrows) in an elaborately decorated cartouche with military attributes on title-page. Modern black paper wrappers.
F7UEAGCAXE78: [CEYLON]. - Provisioneel ende particulier tractaet, gemaeckt, gearresteert ende besloten in 's Graven-Hage, den 27. Martii, 1645. tusschen de heer Francisco de Zousa Continho, raedt ende ambassadeur van den doorluchtighsten grootmachtigen Koningh van Portugael, Algarves, &c. ...; ende de … Staten Generael van de Vereenighde Nederlandtsche Provincien, &c. aengaende de controversie over de jurisdictie ende territorie van 't Fort Galle [in Ceylon], &c. The Hague widow and heirs of Hillebrandt Jacobsz. van Wouw, 1645 [= The Hague, Paulus Scheltus, ca. 1697?]. 4to. Modern plain-paper wrapper.
97DEF6CEUKT7: CHABERT, PHILIBERT. - Traité du charbon ou anthrax dans les animaux. Paris, Imprimerie Royale, 1782. 8vo. With woodcut crowned French royal coat of arms on title-page and a woodcut headpiece (signed "B."). 19th-century(?) half tanned, mottled sheepskin.
EAPGLAHARQJQ: CHAPPE D'AUTEROCHE, JEAN BAPTISTE. - A journey into Siberia ... containing an account of the manners and customs of the Russians, the present state of their empire; with the natural history, and geographical descriptions of their country ...London, T. Jeffreys, 1770. 4to. With folding map (26.5 x 51.5 cm), partly hand-coloured, and 9 etched plates (1 folding, 8 full-page). Modern sprinkled calf.
IBSEL28WRV7N: CHAPSAL, JEAN-ANTOINE. - [Autograph letter concerning the guard of his woods].Riom, 9 July 1803. 4to (21 x 33.5 cm). 2 pp. text, 1 blank and the final page with the recipient's address. Formerly folded three times for posting and with traces of a seal.
HA9H16QDV1MN: CHARDIN, JEAN. - Voyages de mr. le chevalier Chardin, en Perse, et autres lieux de l'Orient.Amsterdam, J. L. de Lorme, 1711. 10 volumes. 12mo. With an engraved frontispiece portrait of Johannes Chardin, 1 engraved map, 79 engraved folding plates and 6 letterpress folding tables. Contemporary half morocco, gold-tooled spine.
H63EENOBGDCV: CHARLEVOIX, PIERRE FRANÇOIS XAVIER DE. - Histoire du Japon; … Nouvelle édition. Paris, Rollin (colophon vol. 6: printed by d’Hours fils), 1754. 6 volumes. 12mo. With 56 engraved plates (including 28 folding maps, plans and other illustrations and 28 single-page botanical plates). Contemporary mottled calf, gold tooled spines.
B5PCQH01U79O: CHEVILLARD, ALPHONSE. - Leçons nouvelles de perspective, ... Avec atlas de 32 planches in - 4o.Paris, Gauthier-Villars, 1868. 2 volumes. 8vo (text) and oblong 4to (atlas). Atlas volume with 32 steel-engraved plates by Dulos after the author. Contemporary uniform half maroon sheepskin, gold-tooled spines.
J76F1EWPWNYU: [CHINA - WATERCOLOURS]. - [17 Chinese watercolours made for the export market].[China, first half of the 19th century]. Collection of 17 Chinese watercolours on Asian paper with chain lines, including 3 of birds seated on a branch, 3 of ensembles of fruit and flowers and 5 of fishes (all ca. 30 x 37 .5 cm); 2 further watercolours, each showing 2 branches of flowers and trees in a drawn oval border (ca. 39 x 30 cm); and 4 watercolours of Chinese people posing with objects (ca. 25 x 21 cm). In a modern gold-tooled dark green morocco clam shell box, in contemporary style.
G1KFHH01U79O: [CHINESE WATERCOLOURS]. - [Album with 12 Chinese watercolours].[China, 19th century]. Oblong album (23.5 x 33.5 cm) with 12 delicate gouache and watercolour paintings on so-called rice paper (each ca. 19 x 28 cm), mounted on the album's leaves, each painting framed with strips of blue silk ribbon backed with paper attached at the corners. Embroidered binding (1917 or earlier), green braided ties.
S95: CHRISTOL, JULES DE. - Recherches sur les characteres des grandes espèces de Rhinocéros fossiles. Montpellier, Jean Martel ainé, 1834. 4to. With a large folding lithographed plate with 28 figures. Contemporary marbled wrappers.
S1644: CHURCHILL, JAMES MORSS. - Traité de l'acupuncture, ou zin-king des Chinois et des Japonais; ouvrage destiné a faire connaître la valeur médicale de cette opération, et a donner les documens nécessaires pour la pratiquer.Paris, Crevot (back of half-title: printed by De Lebel), 1825. 8vo. Modern paper-covered boards.
64DGEJBBNOWB: CHURCHILL, JOHN, FIRST DUKE OF MARLBOROUGH. - [Letter, signed ("Le Pr[ince]. et Duc de Marlborough"), to Adriaan van Borssele van der Hooge, Lord of Geldermalsen].Frankfurt am Main, 26 October 1707. 4to (23 x 18 cm). In French, written in brown ink on paper.
EANGHE6WTNHS: CLAPPERTON, HUGH AND RICHARD LANDER. - Reis in de binnenlanden van Afrika, ... gedurende de jaren 1825, 1826 en 1827: benevens het reisverhaal van Richard Lander.Rotterdam, widow J. Allart ( printed by Gebr. Giunta d'Albani, The Hague), 1830-1831. 2 volumes bound as 1. 8vo. With aquatint portrait of the author, folding lithographed map (47 x 55 cm) showing the routes of the expedition and a folding map of the "Kouarra" (Niger) river. Mid 19th-century tanned sheepskin, gold-tooled.
C9UCU48HI9JL: CLEEFF, JACOB VAN. - Catechismus der zeevaartkunde, of vragen en oefeningen over het beschouwende en werkdadige der stuurmanskunst; ... Tweede verbeterde en met antwoorden vermeerderde uitgaaf. Groningen, M. Smit, 1846. 8vo. With woodcut vignette on title-page. Original publisher's stiff printed paper wrappers, with at the back an advertisement for 6 other works by Van Cleeff.
H41DH4H75RCO: CLERGET, CHARLES ERNEST. - Mélanges d'ornements de tous les styles Persan - Mauresque - Arabe - Grec - Gothique [-] Renaissance principalement des XVIe et XVIIe siècles ...Paris, Ducher & Cie (colophon: printed by Eugène Heutte & Cie), [ca. 1880 (engraved 1837-1838)]. Royal folio (45 x 31 cm). With 2 elaborately ornamented part-titles, 70 numbered ornament plates (all 72 plates "engraved" on litho stones, image area mostly 26.5 x 17 cm) and a letterpress list of the plates. With each plate printed in blue, green, violet, ochre, red, black or brown (several shades) and 9 printed in 2 colours. Contemporary half red cloth, rebacked and with new corners in red goatskin morocco.
17253: CLEYNHENS, BERNARDUS. - Accuraat geografisch kaart-boekje of zak-atlas van het keyzerryk en geheel Duytsland, de Oostenrykse Nederlanden, …Haarlem, Bernardus Cleynhens, [ca. 1747?]. Small 8vo (16 x 10 cm). With 25 double-page engraved maps (2 overview maps), and an engraved plate with 8 scales, all hand-coloured, partly in outline. Half textured red cloth (ca. 1860?).
G92D7ZDF6D5Q: CLODIUS, JOHANN CHRISTIAN. - Compendiosum lexicon Latino-Turcico-Germanicum … accessit triplex index, ac Grammatica Turcica, ...Leipzig, Wolfgang Deer (printed by Andreas Zeidler), 1730. 8vo. With an engraved frontispiece showing 6 turbaned figures in the interior of an Ottoman library. Set in roman, italic, Arabic and fraktur types with incidental Greek and Hebrew. Modern half calf, gold-tooled spine.
22802: CLOOTS (CLOOTZ), ANACHARSIS. - La certitude des preuves du mahométisme, ou réfutation de l'examen critique des apologistes de la réligion mahométane. Par Ali-Gier-Ber, Alfaki.London [= the Netherlands, probably Amsterdam], 1780. With (2). CLOOTS, Anacharsis. Lettre sur les Juifs, a un ecclésiastique de mes Amis, lue dans la séance publique du Musée de Paris, le XXI Novembre 1782. Par. M. le B. d. C. d. V. d. G.Berlin, 1783. 2 works in 1 volume. 8vo. Contemporary mottled calf, gold-tooled spine.
4738: CLOQUET, JULES GERMAIN. - Anatomie de l'homme, ou description et figures lithographiées de toutes les parties du corps humain; ... publiée par C. de Lasteyrie. ... Tome premier[-second].Brussels, Livorno, Leipzig, Auguste Wahlen, 1828[-1831?]. 2 volumes plus a supplement, bound as 1. Royal folio (52 x 35.5 cm). With 2 letterpress title-pages and 300 numbered lithographed plates. Later 19th-century half sheepskin parchment.
89SH85R1MSG6: COCK, DAVID. - De cyfer-konst, noyt voor desen den leerlingen grondiger, noch ook duydelijcker, voorgestelt. ... Den vijfde druck, van alle mis-druck gesuyvert, verbetert, ende merckelijck vermeerdert, door Dirck de Hollander... Amsterdam, widow of Gysbert de Groot, 1696. Small 8vo (15 x 9.5 cm). 19th-century(?) sheepskin parchment.
H7NB5MBE5N5W: COCKS, RICHARD AND EDWARD MAUNDE THOMPSON (EDITOR). - Diary of Richard Cocks. Cape-merchant in the English factory in Japan, 1615-1622. London, The Hakluyt Society (back of title-page: Whiting & Co.), 1883. 2 volumes. 8vo. Blind-blocked blue cloth with Cock's ship Victoria in gold.
I4BEBJ3M4NES: COEHOORN, MENNO VAN. - Neuer Vestungs-Bau.Düsseldorff, Jacobus von Wesel (colophon: printed by the heirs of Johann Kattepoel), 1709. 4to. With 14 (of 15) folding engraved plates. Contemporary tanned sheepskin.
S3024: COGNIAUX, CÉLESTIN ALFRED AND ALPHONSE GOOSSENS. - Dictionnaire iconographique des orchidées.Brussels, B. Vandievoet, 1896-1907. 64 instalments in 7 volumes. Oblong 8vo (14 x 17.5 cm) and 8vo. With 772 (of 825) chromolithographed plates after A Goossens. Contemporary black half morocco, title in gold on spines.
H39MLM18HO4M: [COLENSO, WILLIAM]. - He kupu wakatupato, ...[Paiha (New Zealand), Mission Press], 1842. 8vo. Never sewn, stitched or bound.
I3LADBJ1FDOT: [COLENSO, WILLIAM]. - [Drop-title:] He Inoinga ma te tangate e wakaaro atu ana ki te Iriiringa.[Heretaunga, William Colenso, ca. 1847]. Leaflet (17.2 x 11 cm).
DARBE26596KH: COLIJN, MICHIEL AND MARTEN HEUBELDINCK (EDITORS). - Oost-Indische ende West-Indische voyagien, namelijck, De waerachtighe beschrijvinge vande drie seylagien, drie jaren achter malkanderen deur de Hollandtsche ende Zeelandtsche schepen, by noorden Noorweghen, Moscovien ende Tartarien nae de coninckrijcken van Catthay ende China ghedaen.Amsterdam, Michiel Colijn, [1617-]1619. With engraved frontispiece and 166 engraved maps, plans and views.With: (2) SPILBERGEN, Joris van. Oost ende West-Indische spiegel der 2. leste navigatien, ghedaen inden jaeren 1614. 15. 16. 17. ende 18.Leiden, Nicolaas van Geelkercken, 1619. With 25 numbered engraved plates. Annotated in a 17th-century hand. 2 works (the first in 10 parts) in 2 volumes. Oblong 4to (18.5 x 25 cm). Contemporary uniform vellum.
HCFL9N7XM4LN: COLLAERT, ADRIAEN, ANTONIUS WIERIX AND THEODORE GALLE. - [Binding title:] Recueil d'estampes Collaert Wierix and Galle.[Antwerp], Adriaen Collaert, Antonius Wierix II, Theodore Galle, Cornelis Pinssen & anonymous, [ca. 1595-ca. 1610]. 9 print series plus 5 separate prints. Large 4to album with mostly 8vo prints. An album containing 7 complete devotional print series (together 109 prints), a (complete?) set of 3 town fortification plans (each with a madonna and child and patron saint or other local saints), 5 portraits and 6 illustrations from a book, making 123 engraved prints in total. Dark green gold-tooled morocco (ca. 1890), gilt edges.
ICFB19HKNR28: COLOMB, PHILIP HOWARD. - Slave-catching in the Indian Ocean: a record of naval experiences.London, Longmans, Green and Co. (colophon: printed by Spottiswoode & Co.), 1873. 8vo. With 8 steel-engraved illustration plates including the frontispiece (the 5 signed ones engraved by Pearson), a folding map of the Indian Ocean, Red Sea and the Gulf, hand-coloured in outline (lithographed by Edward Weller), and one line of music notes in the text. Contemporary dark half calf (rebacked).
77BA0BW528LR: [COLOMBIA]. - Constitucion del Estado de Antioquia sancionada por los representantes de toda la provincia. Y aceptada por el pueblo el tres de Mayo del año de 1812.Santafé de Bogotá (Colombia), Nicomedes Lora, printed by Bruno Espinosa de los Monteros, 1812. 4to. Side-stitched; untrimmed. In a modern box.
15529: COLONNA, FABIO. - [In Greek: Phytobasanos] sive plantarum aliquot historia in qua describuntur diversi generis plantae veriores, ac magis facie, viribúsque respondentes antiquorum Theophrasti, Dioscoridis Plinii, Galeni, aliorúmque delineationibus, ab aliis hucusque non animadversae. ... etiam piscium aliquot, plantarúmque novarum historia eodem auctore.Naples, Horatio Salviani, Jacobus Carlino and Antonius Pace, 1592. 4to. With Salviani's woodcut device on title-page, 37 full-page etched botanical and ichthyological illustrations on integral leaves (8 x 13 cm), 33 of plants & 4 of fish and other marine species, each in a border built up from cast fleurons and rules, dozens of woodcut decorated initials (4 series) and further decorations built up from cast fleurons. Set in roman types with the preliminaries in italic and several passages in Greek. Gold-tooled brown calf (ca. 1700?), sprinkled edges.
22310: COMBIER, CYPRIEN. - Voyage au golfe de Californie.Paris, Arthus Bertrand, [1864]. 8vo. With folding map of Sonora by Malte-Brun, hand-coloured in outline. Modern half calf.
E1DCD801U79O: COMENIUS, JOHANNES AMOS. - Vestibulum novissimum lingua Latina rerum & linguae cardines exhibens; sed nunc ab Henrico Schoof Belgicè redditum, . . . Dat is, . . . Jongste portael van de Latijnsche tale vertonende de gronden der dinghen ende spraeck; maer nu van H.S. in 't Nederduytsch vertaelt, . . . Amsterdam, Zacharias Webber [printed by Tymon Houthaeck?], 1651. 12mo. With the Latin on the versos and the Dutch translations on the facing rectos. Contemporary vellum.
H8RC8C4MCIM6: COMMELIN, ISAAC. - Fredrick Hendrick van Nassauw Prince va[n] Orangien zyn leven en bedryf. Amsterdam, Jodocus Janssonius, 1651 (colophon: printed by Paulus Matthijsz., 1651). With an engraved title-page, a full-page engraved portrait of Frederik Hendrik, and 34 double-page (or in 2 cases larger folding) engraved plates. Contemporary vellum, rebacked and restored.
D8VB1VB5DF2H: COMTE, PIETER LE. - Praktikale zeevaartkunde en theoretische kennis, voor handel en scheepvaart. Amsterdam, widow of Gerard Hulst van Keulen, 1842. 2 parts in 1 volume. Large 4to (27 x 25 cm). With numerous tables in text and 121 engraved plates (numbered I-CXX plus LIII A), showing 684 numbered illustrations (1 coloured by hand) all engraved by D. Veelwaard after drawings by Le Comte. Modern brown morocco.
2445: CONRAD, FREDERIK WILLEM, ARIE JANSZ. BLANKEN AND SIMON KROS. - Rapport wegens het onderzoek omtrent eene uitwatering te Catwyk aan Zee, gedaan in 1802. Op last van dykrichter en hoogheemraaden van Rhynland.Haarlem, François Bohn, 1803[-1804]. Folio. With 2 folding engraved maps, 15 folding engraved plates and 1 engraved plate, all except one signed by Daniel Veelwaard. Later green half cloth
H8REENO77LW4: COOK, JAMES. - Reizen rondom de waereld door James Cook vertaald door J. D. Pasteur met kaarten en plaaten. Leiden, Jan & Abraham Honkoop; Amsterdam, Johannes Allart; The Hague, Isaak van Cleef, 1803. 13 general text volumes (8vo) and 1 atlas volume (folio). With engraved title-pages to the 13 text volumes and 4 letterpress folding tables. With all illustrations in a separate plate volume, including an engraved portrait of James Cook, 134 engraved plates and 52 engraved maps. With: (2) CHEVALLERAEU, Willem. Bladwijzer der voorvallen en ontmoetingen van den Kapitein James Cook, op zijne drie togten, en der onderscheidene landen, enz. door hem op die togten waargenomen of nieuwelings ontdekt.Amsterdam, Johannes Allart, 1809. 1 volume (8vo). The 14 text volumes bound in contemporary half calf, gold-tooled spines; the plate volume in modern cloth.
E2OG2KVUF9FD: COOPMAN, OCKE JEYES. - Zee-clio, of gedichten in 's lants vloot gemaeckt in de jaren 1672, en 1673. Amsterdam, Carel Allard, [ca. 1673]. 4to. With the woodcut device of the Amsterdam admiralty on title-page (Dutch garden guarded by a lion holding two anchors), 3 woodcut decorated initials (1 series). Modern half calf, marbled sides.
E7JE9601U79O: COP, H. AND JACOBUS SIMON VAN VEEN. - Rapport van de ingenieurs der 2de klasse van de marine H. Cop en J.S. van Veen, betreffende hunne reis door Engeland tot het bezoeken van eenige marine- en particuliere etablissementen van scheepsbouw in 1885. [Amsterdam and Hellevoetsluis, December 1885]. Small folio (33.5 x 21.5 cm). With 5 numbered lithographed folding plates showing plans of ships, the first a very large lithographed plan of the Japanese cruiser "Naniwa-Kan" built by the firm Armstrong, Mitchell & Co (on 2 sheets, measuring ca. 32 x 135 cm as assembled). Original half black cloth, printed paper sides with the printed letter "F.", word "Geheim" (secret) and "No." with a stamped "8" (apparently meaning this is copy number 8 of a very small press-run).
HAKEKAC3U5Z7: COPERNICUS, NICOLAUS. - De revolutionibus orbium coelestium.Nuremberg, Johannes Petreius, 1543 [=Pelplin, Bernardinum, 2007]. Small folio (28 x 18 cm). Richly blind-tooled calf. Kept in wooden box.
HCH95GBPHKVX: CORDUS, VALERIUS. - Dispensatorium, sive pharmacorum conficiendorum ratio. Cum Petri Coudebergi & Matthiae Lobelii scholiis, emendationibus, & auctariis. Accessit hac edition Gulielmi Rondeletii de Theriaca tractatus, nu[n]quam antea editus.[Leiden], Officina Plantiniana/Christophorus Raphelengius, 1599. 16mo. With 2 woodcut illustrations in text and woodcut printer's device on title-page. Later mottled calf.
I1BG2GTFX1DP: CORDUS, VALERIUS. - De halosantho seu spermate ceti vulgo dicto, liber nunc primum in lucem abditus.Zürich, [Jacob Gessner], 1566. 8vo. With woodcut printer's device on title-page and a woodcut initial. Modern paper boards, early marbled edges.
A9TFIUXS23CV: CORTE REAL, JERONIMO. - Naufragio, e lastimoso successo da perdiçaõ de Manoel de Sousa de Sepulveda, e Dona Lianor de Sá, sua mulher, e filhos, vindo da India para este reyno Náo chamada o Galiaõ grande S. João,...Lisbon, Francisco Rolland, 1783. Small 8vo (15 x 11 cm). Contemporary limp vellum.
S1485: COSTANTIN, JULIEN NOËL. - Atlas en couleurs des orchidées cultivées.Paris, E. Orlhac, [1911-1926]. Folio. With ca. 1000 coloured figures on 30 chromo-lithographed plates. Contemporary half cloth, publisher's front wrapper laid down on front board.
21784: COTTART, PIERRE. - Receuil, des plus beaux portails de plusieures eglises de Paris.[Paris], Jacques van Merle, 1660. Series of 11 (of 12) engraved prints, including the title-print, showing elevations and plans of 17th-century Parisian baroque churches, portals and altars, some naming the architects Mansart, Brosse and Le Mercier. With:(2) MAROT, Jean. [Recueil de plusieurs portes des principaux hostels et maisons de la ville de Paris ensemble le retable des plus considerables autels des eglises].[Paris, Pierre Mariette II, ca. 1660/65]. Series of 19 (of 20) etched prints showing portals of numerous Paris churches and civic buildings. (3) LE PAUTRE, Jean. Retables dautels a lItaliene inventes et graves par Jean Potre ...Paris, Pierre Mariette II, [ca. 1660/65]. Complete series of 6 etched prints, including title-print, showing richly decorated altars, some with a plan at the foot. (4) LE PAUTRE, Jean. Porte cochere, inventée et gravée par J. Le Potre ...Paris, Pierre Mariette II, [ca. 1657/59?]. Complete series of 6 etched prints, including the title-print, showing richly decorated portals, each with a plan at the foot. Very rare series.(5) LE PAUTRE, Jean. Cheminees a la moderne inventées et gravéez par Jean le Pautre.Paris, Pierre Mariette II, 1661. Complete series of 6 unnumbered etched prints, including the title-print, showing a hearth with a richly decorated mantelpiece.(6) LE PAUTRE, Jean. Desseins de plaphons inventez et gravez par Le Pautre.Paris, Pierre Mariette II, [ca. 1660/65?]. Series of 5 (of 6) etched plates, including the title-print, showing a richly decorated ceiling, some with an elaborate painted scene in the central panel.(7) MAROT, Jean. Nouveaux desseins d'Alcoves inventés et gravés par J. Marot.Paris, Pierre Mariette II, [ca. 1665?]. A complete series of 8 numbered engraved prints, including the title-print, showing alcoves (at least some of them for beds) with richly decorated walls and doorways. Very rare edition. (8) LE PAUTRE, Jean. Chaires de predicateurs nouvellement inventées et gravées par J. Le Pautre.Paris, Pierre Mariette II, 1659. Series of 4 (of 6) etched prints, including the title-print, showing elaborately decorated pulpits, most with the preacher and congregation during the sermon.(9) BOISSEAU, Jean. [Paris buildings].[Paris], Jean Boisseau, [1655?]. Series of 6 (of 14) engraved prints, showing buildings in Paris.(10) PIERRETZ, Antoine. Recherche de plusieurs beaux morceaux d'ornamens antiques et modernes, comme trophées, frises, masques, feuillages, et autres, dessignés et graves par A. Pierretz.Paris, Pierre Mariette II, [ca. 1657/59?]. Series of 24 (of 25) engraved plates, namely 1-7 (helmets, military insignia), 8-11, 13-14 (decorated borders, friezes), 15-21 (masks), 22-25 (decorated architectural elements) and an extra no. 24 of a geometrical design. Very rare series. (11) FANELLI, Francesco. Varie architeture di Francesco Fanelli Fiorentino scultore del Re della Gran Bretagne.Paris, Jacques van Merle, 1661. A complete series of 21 unnumbered engraved prints, including the title-print. Five prints show grottos with sculpture, all but one including fountains, and the other fifteen show free-standing fountains. 11 series in 1 volume. Small oblong folio (18.5 x 29 cm). Contemporary limp parchment.
E6QGUHHZ87FO: COTTINEAU DE KLOGUEN, DENIS LOUIS. - An historical sketch of Goa, the metropolis of the Portuguese settlements in India. Madras (now Chennai), "printed for the Proprietor, by William Twigg, at the Gazette Press", 1831. Small narrow 4to (20 x 14 cm). With a folding engraved map of the city of Goa (23.5 x 26.5 cm). Contemporary half tree calf.
H9RL14H63VTX: COURET-VILLENEUVE, LOUIS-PIERRE. - Hortus Gandavensis Centrali Academiae annexus, juxta Linnaei methodum dispositus; ... = [on the facing page:] Description de toutes les plantes qui se cultivent dans le jardin botanique de l'École Centrale du département de l'escaut, a Gand, ...Including [COURET-VILLENEUVE, Louis-Pierre]. Liste des plantes levées dans le jardin, sur les couches et dans les serres, pendant l'impression de cet ouvrage. (Du 1.er Germinal an X au 1.er Prairial an XI.) Supplément.Paris, Nicolas-Pierre, François-Laurent-Xavier & Louis-Charles Levrault, an X [= 1802, recté 1803]. 12mo. With an additional title-page on A1, with the same wording as the French title above, but with imprint: Ghent, A.B. Stéven, an X [= 1802], and a 2-page list of the author's publications between the half-title and title-pages. Contemporary half tanned sheepskin, gold-tooled spine.
D9MBGZSUFIAQ: COXE, WILLIAM. - Beschouwing der maatschappy en zeden in Poolen, Rusland, Zweeden en Deenemarken.Amsterdam, J. Yntema, 1788-1791. 9 volumes. 8vo. With 1 full-page engraved illustration (of a thermometer) in volume 9. Contemporary stiff paper wrappers.
B87G7RIPSB1L: [COYER, GABRIEL-FRANCOIS]. - Bagatelles morales. ... ridentem dicere verum. Quid vetat? ... Horat.London, for sale at Duchesne, Paris, [printed by Paul Vaillant?], 1754. 12mo. Contemporary tanned sheepskin with the coat of arms of the Dukes of Aremberg in gold on both sides, gold-tooled spine.
929C9K01U79O: CRAMER, CHARLES. - Etwas über die Natur Wunder in Nord-America.St. Petersburg, N. Gretsch, 1837-1840. 2 volumes. 8vo. With 7 lithographed plates (including 1 double-page), 2 lithographed plans and one lithographed double-page map. The first volume in contemporary blue paper wrappers (only the front remaining); the second volume in contemporary richly gold-tooled dark green morocco. Preserved in modern green cloth slipcase and two chemises (J. Desmonts, Norwalk, Conn.).
973G4GMFQHCT: CRANMER, THOMAS. - Defensio verae et Catholicae doctrinae de sacramento corporis & sanguinis Christi servatoris nostri, & quoru[n]dam in hac causa errorum co[n]futatio, ...[Emden, Gillis van der Erven], 1557. Small 8vo (14 x 10 cm). Half tanned sheepskin (ca. 1800?), rebacked in brown goatskin.
H6IG81I49TLC: [CRANZ, DAVID AND/OR J.K. ULRICH]. - Briève & fidèle exposition de l'origine, de la doctrine, des constitutions, usages et ceremonies ecclesiastiques de l'eglise de l'unité des freres connus sous le nom de Freres de Boheme & de Moravie, ... avec XVI. planches.[Saxony?], 1758. 8vo. With 16 numbered double-page engraved plates. Brown morocco (Lyon, ca. 1900) with gold-tooled turn-ins, signed by L(ouis) GUÉTANT.
GANC734YE1XH: CRAWFURD, JOHN. - A descriptive dictionary of the Indian Islands & adjacent countries.London, Bradbury & Evans, 1856. 8vo. With a folding engraved map of parts of the East Indies and Southeast Asia, with title "Asiatic Archipelago". Original publisher's blind-blocked brown cloth, title in gold on spine.
H4ED3JFWTZ89: CRESWELL, KEPPEL ARCHIBALD CAMERON, AND OTHERS. - The mosques of Egypt from 21 H. (641) to 1365 H. (1946) being a series of views in colour and monochrome of the principal mosques of Egypt with a brief note on each monument ... accompanied by detailed plans and maps.Including: Index to Mohammedan monuments in Cairo.[Giza], Survey of Egypt, 1951.Giza, The Survey of Egypt, 1949[-1954]. 2 volumes. Double Crown folio? (44 x 35 cm). Each volume with the chromolithographed title-page and frontispiece, 243 plates (image size mostly about 30 x 23 cm) showing mosques and architectural and decorative details (27 in colour): 216 in photogravure with sepia ink, 2 in photogravure with chromolithographed colour, 3 chromolithographed, and 22 in halftone offset lithography after paintings by Alhusain Fawzy. Further with about 100 offset lithographic line illustrations on the integral leaves (many full-page). The present second issue also includes 2 large folding chromolithographed maps (each 81 x 111 cm) and the loosely inserted index to these maps, dated 1951. Gold- and blind-blocked dark green coated cloth with a morocco texture.
H84C3S6M4CWE: CRETSER, GYSBERT DE AND CONSTANTIJN HUYGENS. - Beschryvinge van 's Gravenhage, behelsende desselfs eerste opkomste, stichtinge en vermakelyke situatie, het Graven-hof aldaar gebouwt ... Mitsgaders de oude coustumen ... Waar achter bygevoegt is de Zeestraat op Scheveninge door de Heer van Zuylichem [= Constantijn Huygens].Amsterdam, Jan ten Hoorn, 1711. 3 part in 1 volume. 4to. With 2 engraved frontispieces (by Jan Luyken and Jan van Lamsvelt] and 9 engraved plates (4 folding). Contemporary vellum.
HANCLLR9SU3V: CROLL, OSWALD. - Basilica chymica continens. Philosophicam propria[m] laborum experientia[m] confirmatam descriptionem et usum remediorum chymicorum selectissimorum é lumine gratiae et naturae desumptorum. Including: CROLL, Oswald. [Divisional title:] Tractatus de signaturis internis rerum, ...Frankfurt am Main, Godfried Tampach, [1611]. 2 parts plus laudatory verses in 1 volume. 4to. With a richly engraved general title-page by Aegidius Sadeler including the portraits of 6 famous alchemists: Hermes Trismegistus, Geber (Jabir ibn Hayyan), Roger Bacon, Paracelcus, Ramon Llull and Morienus Romanus of Jerusalem. 17th-century vellum.
6780: CROON, PETRUS. - Keirs en kandelaer snutter en horen voor eenen nieuwe-jaer ver-eert aen alle lichts-gesinde.Bruges, widow of Joannes Clouwet, 1664. 12mo. 19th-century half calf, gold-tooled spine.
66HEEV01U79O: [CUFFEE, PAUL]. - Narrative of the life and adventures of Paul Cuffe, a Pequot Indian: during thirty years spent at sea and in travelling in foreign lands.Vernon, Horace N. Bill, 1839. 8vo. Modern cloth.
F45C35YD4ZB1: [CUNNINGHAM, CHARLES]. - A narrative of occurrences that took place during the mutiny at the Nore, in the months of May and June, 1797.Chatham, William Burrill, 1829. 8vo. With the errata slip inserted between the introduction and main text. Contemporary boards.
D1J9F88NHKDR: CUVIER, GEORGES. - Recherches sur les ossemens fossiles, où l'on rétablit les caractères de plusieurs animaux dont les revolutions du globe ont détruit les espèces. Quatrième edition. Paris, Edmond d'Ocagne, J.B. Bailière, F.G. Levrault, Crochard, Roret, 1834-1836. 10 text volumes (8vo) (volume 8 in 2 parts) and 2 atlas volumes (4to). With engraved author's portrait, 260 [=261] numbered (partly folded) engraved plates and 18 plates numbered A-F (no plate I), including 2 hand-coloured engraved maps (1 folded), 1 engraved cross-section of the terrain of Paris and 15 lithographed plates. Uniform contemporary green half morocco, with gold-tooled spine and green sprinkled edges, with gilt owner's name of Dr. d'Korth on spine.
J9DCAJ3VWDEH: DAHLBOM, ANDERS GUSTAF AND CARL FREDRIK FALLÉN. - Monographia pompilorum Sveciae.Lund, Berling, 1829. 4to. Disbound.
J9DA8G2HQIKC: DAHLBOM, AANDERS GUSTAV AND OTHERS. - Dispositio methodica specierum Scandinavicarum pertinentium ad familias insectorum hymenopterorum naturales ... Part. I [- IV].Lund, Carl Gustav Berling, 1842. 4 parts. 8vo. A individual title-page to each part, a preface, and 8 folding letterpress pages with text. Disbound.
17444: [DANCE OF DEATH]. - La grande danse macabre des hommes et des femmes, historiée & renouvellée de vieux Gaulois, en langage le plus poli de notre temps. Avec: le débat du corps & de l'ame. La complainte de l'ame damnée. L'exhortation de bien vivre & de bien mourir. La vie du mauvais Antechrist. Les quinze signes du jugement.Troyes, Jean-Antoine Garnier, [1728]. 4to. With 60 woodcuts in text, including 3 repeats, most of them half-page. 19th-century half cloth.
I9FANB9LUTUT: DANCKERTS, JUSTUS. - Accuratissima Germaniae tabula.Amsterdam, Justus Dankerts, [before 1701]. Engraved map (48.5 x 57.5 cm) on a sheet of laid paper (51.5 x 61 cm), coloured in outline in a contemporary hand, with the title in an illustrated cartouche at the upper left, and a scale at the lower right (ca. 1:2,400,000).
C1QCZY8IDX6N: [DANCKERTS, ALLARD, VISSCHER, DE WIT, MORTIER AND OTHERS]. - Atlas.[Amsterdam, Theodorus and Cornelis III Danckerts?, ca. 1706 (dated maps 1694-1706)]. Imperial folio (53.5 x 33.5 cm). Composite atlas, with an engraved title-page, 43 double-page engraved maps and 4 double-page engraved tables, all beautifully coloured in a consistent and balanced manner by a contemporary hand, probably in the workshop of the publisher. With maps by Johannes, Justus, Theodorus and Cornelis III Danckerts, Carel and Abraham Allard, Nicolaas Visscher I & II, Frederik de Wit, Pieter Mortier, Caspar Specht and even Alexis-Hubert Jaillot in Paris. Modern maroon sheepskin.
2164: DANREITER (DANREITTER), FRANZ ANTON. - Vier und Zwantzig Gärten-Grund-risse, neu entworffen und unterthänig überraichet dem hochgebohrnen Hernn Hernn Frans Lactans des heil. röm. Reichs Frey-Herrn von Firmian. | Vingt quatre plans des jardins, nouvellement inventeés et dedieés a son excellence monseigr. le Baron Lactance de Firmian.Augsburg, Johann Andreas Pfeffel, [1744]. Small 1mo (42 x 33 cm). With engraved title-page (including the coat of arms of Baron de Firmian) and 24 engraved plates. Contemporary half vellum.
E6QGEGV8BNQ7: DANSER, CLAAS AND JACOB ABRABANEL (BROKERS). - … presenteeren by openbare opveylinge aen de meest daer voor biedende te verkopen, een extraordinary sterck gebouwt en welbezeylt boeyer galjoot-schip, genaemt de Stadt Sant Malo, is in 't jaar 1685 nieuw uytgehaalt.Amsterdam, Hendrik Boterenbroot, [1699]. Quarter-sheet (ca. 34,5 x 21 cm).
IA79IWX3Y525: DANVERS, FREDERICK CHARLES. - The Portuguese in India, being a history of the rise and decline of their eastern empire.London, W.H. Allen and Co., 1894. 2 volumes. 8vo. With a frontispiece in each volume, volume 1 with 10 plates (5 folding or double-page); volume 2 with 9 plates (6 folding or double-page); including several maps. Original publisher's light blue cloth.
H7SDK3O4AL34: DAPPER, OLFERT. - Gedenkwaerdig bedryf der Nederlandsche Oost-Indische Maetschappye, op de kuste en in het keizerrijk van Taising of Sina: behelzende het tweede gezandschap … en het derde gezandschap …Amsterdam, Jacob van Meurs, 1670. 3 parts in 1 volume. Folio. With engraved frontispiece (dated 1671) and 39 engraved plates, mostly double-page. Contemporary calf, gold-tooled spine and board edges.
S1662: DARWIN, ERASMUS. - Resumo do systema de medicina, e traducção da materia medica do Doutor Erasmo Darwin, com varias notas por Henrique Xavier Baeta. Lisbon, João Rodrigues Neves (sold by Pedro & Jorge Rei), 1806. Narrow 4to (20.5 x 14 cm). With 1 engraved plate. Contemporary half tanned sheepskin, gold-tooled spine with title label, marbled sides.
H9GFUHEO6NCB: DAVID, JOHANNES. - Duodecim specula ...Antwerp, “Theodore Galle” [= Jan Galle], [ca. 1675? (engraved by Theodore Galle 1610)]. [1], XII ll. World Cat (1 copy). With: 2) [VOS, Maerten de, artist]. Speculum vitae humanae per decem aetatis gradus distinctum.[Antwerp], Jan Galle, [ca. 1675 (engraved by Gerard de Jode ca. 1590)]. 10 ll. Hollstein XLIV, M. de Vos 1468-1477, 3rd ed. 3) [VIRGIN MARY & JESUS - LIFE]. Praecipua vitae Jesu et Mariae ... [with Jesuit IHS device and motto, "Acta et mysteria" at head of title-page]. Antwerp, Jan Galle, [ca. 1675? (engraved by Karel & Philip de Mallery ca. 1630?)]. 44 ll. Not in Holstein; WorldCat. 4) LEEUW, Siardo de (artist?). Elogia ab excellentibus virtutibus ... B. Virgini ...Antwerp, Jan Galle, [ca. 1675? (engraved by Karel de Mallery ca. 1630?)]. 40 ll. WorldCat (3 copies).5) [VIRGIN MARY - LIFE].Virginis Mariae vita.Antwerp, Theodor Galle, [ca. 1610?]. [18] ll. WorldCat (1 copy). 6) [VIRGIN MARY - LIFE & CHRIST - PASSION & RESSURECTION]. Psalterii B. Mariae Virginis aut rosarii inventor, ...[Antwerp], Jan Galle, [ca. 1675]. ll. A-Q. not in Hollstein; WorldCat.7) [HENSBERG, Vincent L.]. Miracula et beneficia SS. rosario Virginis Matris devotis ...Antwerp, Jan Galle, [ca. 1675 (engraved 1610)]. [1], 15 ll. WorldCat (1 copy). 8) [PORTRAITS - 4 CHURCH FATHERS]. [Each print with its own title:] S. Hieronymus ... S. Ambrosius ... S. Augustinus ... S. Gregorius.Antwerp, Jan Galle (engraved by Jan Collaert, ca. 1625?), [ca. 1675?]. 4 ll. Not in Hollstein; WorldCat.9) [VIRGIN MARY]. S. Maria protectrix Carthusianorum.Antwerp, Gaspar Hubert [engraver's name erased: F[?] Ila[?] del[?] et fec], [ca. 1690?]. [15] ll. Not in Hollstein; WorldCat.10) [CHRIST - 7 SHEDDINGS OF BLOOD]. Typus 7 effusionum sanguinis Christi[Antwerp], Jan Galle, [ca. 1675?]. [1], 7 ll. [but most numbers erased]. Not in Hollstein; WorldCat.11) [CHRIST - PASSION & RESURRECTION]. Passio et resurrectio, domini nostri Jesu ChristiAntwerp, Jan Galle, [ca. 1675 (engraved by Theodore Galle?, 1605)]. 22 ll. WorldCat (1 copy?); not in Hollstein.12) [CHRIST & APOSTLES]. IHS.[Antwerp?, Joannes Galle?], [ca. 1675?, (engraved by Filibert Bouttats the younger, Théodore van Merlen and Gaspar Huybrechtsz.]. [17] ll. Not in Hollstein; WorldCat.13) AVONT, Pieter van, artist. [Life of Christ].[Antwerp?], Jan Huybrechtsz., [ca. 1675]. [8] ll. Not in Hollstein; WorldCat.14) [RELIGIOUS LESSONS]. [incipit:] De kercke vanden levenden godt de welcke is de pilaert ...[Antwerp], (engraved by Michiel vander Gucht), [ca. 1680?]. [14] ll. Not in Hollstein; WorldCat.14 engraved print series. 4to. 18th-century vellum.
J2SE0PHG16RF: DE LUNA, MIGUEL. - Histoire des deux conquestes d'Espagne par les Mores, … Par Abdulcacim Tarif Abentarique, … Avec la description de l'Espagne, …, la vie du grand Almansor par Ali Abensufian, et quelques lettres & pieces originales.Paris, Widow of François Muguet, 1708. 12mo. Contemporary mottled calf, with richly gold-tooled spine.
18854: DEELEMAN, CHARLES THEODORE. - Bataviaasch album. Verzameling van een tiental gezigten van de hoofdstad van Nederlandsch Indië. Opgedragen aan Zijne Exellentie den Minister van Staat J.J. Rochussen.Batavia, G. Kolff & Co., [1859-1860]. Large oblong folio (33.5 x 44 cm). With 10 beautiful tinted lithographs (ca. 18.5 x 26 cm). Modern half calf with marbled boards, original blue wrappers with printed title bound in.
S925: [DELISLE DE SALES, JEAN-BAPTISTE-CLAUDE]. - Dictionnaire théorique et pratique de chasse et de pêche.Paris, Son of J.B.G. Musier, 1769. 2 volumes. 8vo. With a small engraved illustration on the title-page of each part, one showing a hunting scene, the other a fishing/angling scene. Contemporary marbled paper wrappers.
S1210: DELIUS, CHRISTOPH TRAUGOTT. - Anleitung zu der Bergbaukunst nach ihrer Theorie und Ausübung, nebst einer Abhandlung von den Grundsätzen der Bergwerks-Kammeralwissenschaft für die k.k. Schemnitzer - Bergwerksakademie. Zweyte Auflage.Vienna, Hof- und Staatsdruckerei, 1806. 3 volumes (2 text and 1 plates). 8vo. With 24 large folding engraved plates. Text volumes in later half calf and the plates unbound in a matching half calf box.
I1QBJ3R4OMC7: [DELVILLE-CORDIER, AIMÉE-EUGÉNIE]. - [Les champignons de la France].[Paris, ca. 1869]. Imperial oblong 4to (25 x 35.5 cm). An album containing 60 original mycological (mushroom) drawings in brown ink and coloured gouaches (light brown, orange, yellow, red, blue, green, dark brown, black). Sewn and loosely inserted in later(?) gray-brown paper wrappers.
F12EHV8NJONC: DENYS DE MONTFORT, PIERRE. - Conchyliogie systématique et classification méthodique des coquilles; ...Paris, F. Schoell, 1808-1810. 2 volumes. 8vo. With 261 woodcut illustrations of shells (most nearly full-page). Contemporary half calf, gold-tooled spine, red ribbon marker.
S852: DESAGULIERS, JOHN THEOPHILUS. - De natuurkunde uit ondervindingen opgemaakt ... Uit het Engels vertaald door een liefhebber der natuurkunde.Amsterdam, Isaak Tirion, 1751. 3 volumes. 4to. With 114 folding engraved plates. Contemporary half calf.
I5MLQ51PU3H2: DESCARTES, RENÉ. - Epistolae, partim ab auctore Latino sermone conscriptae, partim ex Gallico translatae. Amsterdam, Daniel Elzevier, 1668. 2 volumes bound as 1. 4to. With about 180 woodcut diagrams and other illustrations in the text. 18th-century(?) sprinkled calf.
J6HHF2DBRQ14: DESCARTES, RENÉ. - Principia philosophiae: of beginselen der wysbegeerte [and other works].With:(2) Meditationes de prima philosophia of Bedenkingen van d'eerste wysbegeerte [and other works].(3) Proeven der wys-begeerte; ofte Redenering. Om door bequame middelen de reden wel te leiden [and other works].(4) Brieven, aan veele hoog-geagte personen, van verscheyde ampten, geschreven. Amsterdam, Jan Claesz ten Hoorn, 1690-1692. 4 volumes. 4to. With an engraved frontispiece and engraved portrait of the author in volume 1, and about 200 woodcut diagrams and other illustrations (including about 5 full-page) plus repeats. Contemporary and largely uniform blind-tooled vellum.
S97: DIEL, AUGUST FRIEDRICH ADRIAN. - Ueber die Anlegung einer Obstorangerie in Scherben und die Vegetation der Gewächse.Frankfurt am Main, Andreäischen Buchhandlung, 1798. 8vo. With a small engraved illustration on title-page and 3 folding engraved plates, including 1 coloured by hand. Contemporary half calf, gold-tooled spine.
ICFBT4MPMX6L: DIGBY, KENELM. - Choice and experimented receipts in physick and chirurgery, as also cordial and distilled waters and spirits, perfumes, and other curiosities.London, printed for the author and sold by Henry Brome, 1668. 8vo. With an engraved author's portrait by Thomas Cross as frontispiece. Modern half tanned sheepskin.
6727: DILHERR, JOHANN MICHAEL. - Heilig-Epistolischer Bericht, Licht, Geleit und Freud. Das ist: Emblematische Fürstellung, der heiligen sonn- und festtäglichen Episteln.Nuremberg, Johann Andreas Endter and the heirs of Wolffgang der Jüngere, 1663. With engraved frontispiece and 85 large engraved emblems by M. Küsell after G. Strauch.With: (2) DILHERR, Johann Michael. Augen- und Hertzens-Lust. Das ist Emblematische Fürstellung der Sonn- und Festtäglichen Evangelien. Nuremberg, Johann Andreas Endter and the heirs of Wolffgang der Jüngere, 1661. With engraved frontispiece and 91 large engraved emblems by M. Küsell after G. Strauch. 2 works in 1 volume. Folio. Contemporary calf with the coat of arms of the Nuremberg patrician family Holzschuher Von und Zu Haszlach in gold in the centre on both sides, gold-tooled spine, gilt edges.
I44E209MCGNN: DILICH, WILHELM. - Peribologia oder Bericht ... von Vestungs Gebewen, vieler Örter vermehrett wie auch mit gebürenden Gründt und Auffrissen versehen ...Frankfurt am Main, Johann Wilhelm Dilich (colophon: printed by Anton Humm), 1640. 2 parts plus plates in 1 volume. Folio. With an engraved general title-page, 2 engraved part-titles, each with 2 additional engraved divisional titles dividing each part into two "books", 234 unnumbered engraved plates by the author's son, Johann Wilhelm Dilich (1 large folding, plate size 46.5 x 60.5 cm; and as bound in the present copy 198 double-page and 35 single-page). Vellum (ca. 1695/1700?).
I8GDWAKE9U3V: DIOSCORIDES, PEDANIUS. - De medica materia libri sex.Basel, Michael Isengrin, 1539. 8vo. With woodcut device on title-page. Contemporary limp sheepskin parchment.
22394: DJURDJEVIC, BARTOL (BARTHOLOMEUS GEORGIEVITZ). - Voiage de la saincte cite de Hierusalem. Jointe la description des citez, villes, ports, lieux, & autres passages. Ensemble les ceremonies des Turcs ...Liège, printed by Leonard Streel for Lambert de la Coste, 1600. 2 parts in 1 volume. 4to. 18th-century calf, gold-tooled spine.
A6OF51R1MSG6: DOORNIK, JACOB ELISA. - Vrijmoedige gedachten over Neêrlands Indië en over de regering van den gouverneur-generaal van der Capellen.Amsterdam, C.G. Sulpke, 1826. 8vo. Contemporary sprinkled paper wrappers
H7FD0A12HL8U: DOREN, JAN BAPTIST JOZEF VAN. - De openstelling van Japan voor de vreemde natiën in 1856. Volgens zoowel uitgegevene, als niet uitgegevene bronnen ... Amsterdam, J.D. Sybrandi, 1861. 8vo. With lithographed frontispiece by Hendrik Leonardus van Hoogstraten after Gerard Jacobus Scheurleer, depicting the procession of the Russian embassy to Nagasaki in 1804. Contemporary red half sheepskin.
G8BHBJ01U79O: DORN, BERNARD. - [21 autograph letters, signed, to Marie-Félicité Brosset].Saint Petersburg, ca. 1840-1879. 8vo (letters, mostly 21 x 13.5 cm) and folio (list of publications). Letters in French with an occasional (Persian?) word in Arabic script, written in black ink on paper, some with the address on the outside and one with Dorn's (Persian?) red wax seal in Arabic script.With: (2) [Manuscript chronological numbered list of 34 publications by Dorn, 1843-1865].[Saint Petersburg, ca. 1865].
D7SAVNYD4ZB1: [DOU, JAN JANSZ., STEVEN VAN BROECKHUYSEN AND MELCHIOR BOLSTRA]. - 'T Hooge Heemraedschap van Rhynland. [Amsterdam, Isaak Tirion], 1746. Very large engraved wall map of the Rijnland water district in 12 map sheets and 1 title-sheet, the title-sheet divided into 3 strips, the whole mounted on cloth (measuring 185 x 169 cm as assembled). Coloured and shellacked by a contemporary hand, with gold for the lettering of the title and the coat of arms. With the water board's coat of arms, and two decorative cartouches listing the members of the water board in 1687 and 1746. Framed.
H6CFBBHNE09A: DOUMER, PAUL. - L'Indo-Chine française (souvenirs).Paris, Vuibert & Nony, 1905. 8vo. With a portrait, a map and 12 plates. Publisher's richly black- and gold-blocked green cloth, gilt edges.
88MFG9HVT055: DRALET, EUGÈNE FRANÇOIS. - Considérations sur l'histoire naturelle des poissons, sur la pêche et les lois qui la régissent.Toulouse, J.M. Douladoure, 1821. 8vo. Contemporary half vellum.
E9PFZ6Y3Z0MC: [DRAWINGS - CHINESE]. - [A series of 4 Chinese drawings]. [China, ca. 1650/60?]. Colour drawings (3 ca. 28 x 18 cm, the 4th cut down to 16.5 x 17.5 cm), apparently showing Manchurian scenes.
E9PF9I9C81WO: [DRAWINGS - CHINESE]. - [A series of 8 Chinese drawings plus 1 watercolour drawing and 2 woodblock prints]. [China, the main series ca. 1660/75?]. A series of 8 Chinese drawings (ca. 24 x 14.5 cm: 5 coloured, 1 also highlighted in gold), showing scenes from a Chinese novel, many military or diplomatic, plus 2 Chinese woodblock prints (1 coloured) and 1 Chinese watercolour drawing.
I43ALBDV7PWX: [DRAWINGS - MILITARY ARCHITECTURE]. - [Binding title:] Zivil und Militärarchitektur.[Germany?], 1748 [or a few years later]. Oblong Imperial folio (34.5 x 46.5 cm). A series of 63 leaves of pen and ink-wash drawings, each drawn on the recto in a thick-thin border (29 x 41 cm), with captions, headings, etc. in German in a gothic hand, foreign names and words in a Latin hand and titles in a Latin hand or lettered in roman capitals. Half red pigskin (ca. 1900), with title on the front board and spine.
C1BEK901U79O: [DRAWINGS]. VOITURON, PAUL, AND OTHERS. - Album with 47 charming drawings in several media by Paul Voituron (1824-1891) of Ghent and his sisters(?) and friends in France, Switzerland, Holland and Flanders.Various places, [1831-]1842-1844. Oblong (12.5×24 cm). With 47 drawings including the full-length colour portrait of what may be the gentleman-artist Paul Voituron, 8 coloured drawings (including 6 of flowers), 11 black and white drawings, 21 drawings with sepia (and in one case also red) washes, and 6 drawings with black and white washes, some highlighted with white chalk. Contemporary green textured half cloth, blind-stamped green textured paper sides, gilt edges.
22076: [DRAWINGS - MOSAIC FLOORS]. - [Mosaic marble tile floors from five churches, most or all in Rome]. [Rome?, ca. 1662 or 18th century]. Small folio (26 x 19.5 cm). 40 ink and watercolour drawings (28 round and 12 square, each ca. 11 x 11 cm) showing the decorative patterns and coloured marbles from the floors of 5 churches. Each has a triple-rule border in black ink with a panel at the foot containing the name of the church. Contemporary(?) boards covered with later (ca. 1840?) Storemont on shell marbled paper.
6420: [DRAWINGS - BOTANICAL]. HARST, LEENDERT JOHANNES VAN DER. - [Collection of 52 botanical watercolour drawings, mostly signed "v.d. H."]. [Utrecht], 1878-1879, 1893. Collection of 52 drawings, containing 46 watercolour drawings on wove and laid paper (most measuring ca. 31.5 x 20), with plant name, date and signature "v.d. H." added in manuscript, 1 double-page watercolour of grasses, 4 smaller sketches in pencil, and 2 pen and in ink drawings, one showing a cross-section of a live sponge, and the other a small caricature of gentleman (Van der Harst?) standing between animated plants and flowers, smelling a flower. Contemporary portfolio, made from 2 paperboards.
GBNHOPGIF6ZU: DRUMMOND, WILLIAM. - [Letter on the fighting between the Ottomans and Mamluks in Egypt]. Bucharest, 13 December 1803. 4to (23.5 x 18.5 cm). Autograph letter in English, signed, written in brown ink on laid paper.
D59D8FE591E3: DU PETIT-THOUARS, LOUIS-MARIE AUBERT. - Histoire particulière des plantes orchidées recueillies sur les trois iles australes d'Afrique, de France, de Bourbon et de Madagascar. Paris, the author, Arthus Bertrand and Treuttel and Wurtz, 1822. 8vo. With 110 continuously numbered engraved illustrations of orchids and 2 folding tables. Modern blue cloth.
71KDNB8EQN6Y: DU BOIS, JOHANN PETER ISAAK. - Vies des gouverneurs généraux, avec l'abrégé de l'histoire des etablissemens Hollandois aux Indes Orientales; … The Hague, Pieter de Hondt, 1763. Royal 4to (30.5 x 24.5 cm). With title-page printed in red and black; 34 engraved plates, namely 25 maps and plans (20 folding), including plans of Nagasaki (incl. Decima), Batavia, Amboina, and maps of Java, Australia, Ceylon, the Cape of Good Hope, Bali, etc., 8 folding views of Ternate, Neira, Amboina, Point de Galle, Malaka, Samboupo, Batavia and the slaughter of the Chinese at Batavia and 1 giving the text of the Lord's Prayer in Sinhalese; 1 engraved allegorical headpiece and 28 numbered engravings heading the biographies, each with the portrait and coat of arms of the relevant Gouvernor-General of the Dutch East Indies, flanked by merchantile, maritime and military attributes. Contemporary half red sheepskin.
18160: DUBAR, J. - Ostéographie de la baleine échouée a l'est du port d'Ostende, le 4 novembre 1827; précédée d'une notice sur la découverte et la dissection de ce Cétacée.Brussels, Laurent Frères, 1828. 8vo. With 13 folding lithographed plates depicting bones of the whale, all after Bossuet and lithographed by Jobard. Modern black half calf, gold-tooled spine.
986EJEMFQHCT: DUBOCCAGE, MARIE ANNE. - La Colombiade, ou la foi portée au Nouveau Monde. Poëme.Paris, Desaint and Saillant, 1756. 8vo. With full-page engraved portrait, 10 numbered engraved plates, engraved vignette and head- and tailpieces. Contemporary calf, gold-tooled spine, front board with gold-tooled initials ''M.G.'' (= M. Gaillard) and date 1757.
I17BQD8XRLGX: DUBOIS, JACQUES (JACOBUS SYLVIUS), TRANSLATED BY ANDRÉ CAILLE. - La pharmacopee. Qui est la maniere de bien choisir & preparer les simples, & de bien faires les compositions: despartie en trois livres ...Lyon, Louis Cloquemin, 1580. 16mo (12.5 x 8 cm). With Cloquemin's woodcut device on the title-page. Recased in contemporary(?) sheepskin parchment.
15442: [DUBREUIL, JEAN] AND OTHERS. - Advis charitables sur les diverses oeuvres, et feuilles volantes du Sr. Girard Desargues Lyonois. Publiees sous les titres.I. De Brouïllon Projet d'une atteinte aux evenements des rencontres du cone avec un plan: ...II. De Brouïllon Projet d'exemple d'une maniere universelle, touchant la pratique du traict a preuves, pour la couppe des pierres en l'architecture.III. D'une maniere de tracer tous quadrans d'heures égales au soleil, au moyen du style posé: ...Mis au jour. ...With: [DUBREUIL, Jean]. Diverses methodes universelles, et nouvelles, en tout ou en partie pour faire des perspectives. ... Tirees pour la plus-part du contenu du livre de La perspective pratique. Ce qui servira de plus de response aux deux affiches du Sieur Desargues, contre ladite Perspective pratique.Paris, Melchior Tavernier, François l'Anglois, dit Chartres, 1642. 2 works (4 & 2 parts) in 1 volume. 4to (25.5 x 18 cm). The first work in 4 parts. It lacks two small engraved plates. The second work with 10 full-page engravings on integral leaves. Half white sheepskin parchment (ca. 1900?), marbled sides, black morocco spine-label.
G5KC2B01U79O: DUDLEY, ROBERT, EARL OF LEICESTER. - Placcaet op tstuck vande convoyen (mitsgaders licenten, …) ghedaen … by zyne Excellentie, tot Utrecht den laetsten Aprilis, anno. M. D. LXXXVI. Utrecht, widow of Coenraet Henricksz, 1586. With: (2) DUDLEY, Robert, Earl of Leicester. [Incipit:] ¶ Robert, Grave van Leycester …, allen … die deze … sullen sien oft hooren lesen saluyt. Alsoo …: so ist dat wy … goet … geacht hebben, alle de … lysten vanden goedere[n] gaende naer … vreemde lande[n], …, te redigeren en[de] dresseren in ee[n] sijste[! = lijste], .... (Colophon: Utrecht, printed by Hendrick van Borculo, [1586]). 2 works sewn together. 4to. Disbound.
20977: DUPUIS, CHARLES-FRANÇOIS. - Mémoire sur l'origine des constellations, et sur l'explication de la fable, par le moyen de l'astronomie.Paris, widow Desaint, 1781. 4to. With a woodcut vignette on the title-page. Contemporary cat's paw calf, gold-tooled spine.
18995: DURAND, JEAN-BAPTISTE-LÉONARD. - Voyage au Sénégal, ou mémoires historiques, philosophiques et politiques sur les découvertes, les établissemens et le commerce des Européens dans les mers de l'Océan Atlantique, depuis le Cap-Blanc jusqu'à la rivière de Serre-Lionne inclusivement; suivis de la relation d'un voyage par terre de l'île Saint-Louis à Galam, et du texte arabe de trois traités de commerce faits par l'auteur avec les princes de pays.Paris, Henri Agasse, 1802. 2 volumes (1 text and 1 atlas). 4to. Atlas with an engraved portrait of Léonard Durand, 16 double-page engraved maps (mostly folding) and 27 engraved plates. Modern dark green half morocco, gold-tooled spine, upper edges gilt.
5725: [DUTCH REPUBLIC - POLITICS]. - Tractaet van vrede, tusschen de Heeren Staten Generael Der Vereenichde Nederlanden: Ende den heere bisschop van Munster. Gesloten ende onderteeckent tot Cleve, den 19 April 1666. Uyt het Latijn overgeset.[Amsterdam, 1666]. With:(2) [DUTCH REPUBLIC - ENGLAND - POLITICS]. Vervolgh tweede deel van 't discours over den tegenwoordigen toestant, ende apparetien van vreede, tusschen Engelant, ende vereende Provintien. Verhandelt met een Fransman, Engelsman, Hollander, Sweedt, ende Deen. Rotterdam, Floris Ghijssen, 1667. (3) [DUTCH REPUBLIC - NAVIGATION - POLITICS]. Tractaet de marine, tusschen den grootmachtighsten Prince Carel de II. Koningh van Groot Brittannien, &c. ter eenre: en de Ho. Mog. Heeren Staten Generael der Vereenighde Nederlanden, ter andere zyde. Geslooten inden Hage den 17 Februarij 1668. Rotterdam, Joris Redelickhuysen, 1668. 4to. 3 works in 1 volume. 19th-century boards.
91494T01U79O: [DUTCH ANTILLES]. - Reglement op het beleid van de de[sic!] regering, het justitie-wezen, den handel en scheepvaart, mitsgaders de instructien voor den Gouverneur Generaal, en den Raad Contrarolleur Generaal op het eiland Curaçao. Gearresteerd bij besluit van Zijne Majesteit den Koning, in data 14 September 1815, no. 58.The Hague & Amsterdam, Gebroeders van Cleef, 1815. 3 parts in 1 volume. Tall 8vo (22 x 13 cm). Later marbled wrappers.
CCNEM4K0VKEX: [DUTCH EAST INDIES]. - État présent des Indes Hollandaises, contenant une peinture varie et fidelle du gouvernement."Batavia" [= Amsterdam?], [ca. 1780]. 8vo. With decorations built up from rococo fleurons. Contemporary wrappers.
H6IEE1F0YDUR: [DUTCH EAST INDIES - BATAVIA]. - Batavia, in deszelfs gelegenheid, opkomst, voortreffelyke gebouwen, hooge en laage regeering, geschiedenissen, kerkzaaken, koophandel, zeden, luchtgesteldheid, ziekten, dieren en gewassen.Amsterdam, J.W. Smit and W. Holtrop, 1799. 4 volumes bound as 1. 4to. With engraved frontispiece and 11 folding engraved maps, views and plates. Contemporary half sheepskin, gold-tooled spine.
J3QFSHYOVQSK: DYLIUS, JOANNES, COMPILER. - Dagwyzer der geschiedenissen, kortelyk behelzende, een' aanteekening van verscheidene gedenkwaardige zaaken, op elken dag van 't jaar, door de geheele waereld; bijzonder in de Nederlanden voorgevallen. Benevens de geboorte, en sterfdagen, van hooge, en laage stands persoonen, zo geestelijke als waereldlijke: beroemde helden, geleerde mannen, en kunstenaaren. [Amsterdam], [frontispiece: 1778]. Narrow 8vo (16.5 x 9.5 cm). Manuscript in brown ink on laid paper, written in Dutch in a neat and clear but minute Latin hand, forming a calendar of historical events from 17 AD to 28 November 1777, with a grey ink and ink-wash allegorical frontispiece title, dated 1778 but signed by the artist "A:C. 1777.", and a title-page in 8 styles of plain and decorated Latin and gothic lettering (signed "Dr. Waller.|scripsit."). Contemporary richly gold-tooled red goatskin morocco, each board with a centrepiece and frame, both built up from separate (mostly floral) stamps, the whole surrounded by a sawtooth roll, the spine with a green morocco label in the 2nd of 6 compartments and each of the others with a central floral stamp and 4 cornerpieces (further with some fillets and rolls), gold-tooled turn-ins and board edges (with a floral roll), altogether 83 or 87 impressions of 7 or 8 stamps, plus 3 rolls and the fillets. It appears to come from what Storm van Leeuwen calls the "Rocaille-and-flower bindery", active ca. 1775-ca. 1812.
IAEEAKGVMQPT: [EDINBURGH - PHARMACOPOEIA]. [ROYAL COLLEGE OF PHYSICIANS]. - Apotheek van het Koninglyk Genootschap der Geneesheeren te Edinburg.Rotterdam, Reinier Arrenberg, 1774. 8vo. Contemporary red half sheepskin, marbled paper sides.
G9HDA37DMYXD: EEGHEN, P. VAN AND J. PH VAN DER KELLEN. - Het werk van Jan en Caspar Luyken … met 56 platen. Deel I[-II].Amsterdam, Frederik Muller & Co., 1905. 2 volumes. With 56 plates. Contemporary half morocco, gold-tooled spine.
EC3AJE7T3F2Z: EGERSTRÖM, CARL AXEL. - Borta är bra, men hemma är bäst. Berättelse om en färd till Ostindien, Nord-Amerika, Kalifornien, Sandwichs-Öarna och Australien åren 1852-1857.Stockholm, (back of title-page: Söderköping, 1859). 8vo. With wood-engraved view showing the bay of Sydney on page 312. Slightly later boards.
E9IARFMFQHCT: EKBOHRN, CARL MANGUS. - Loggboks-anteckningar under en jordomsegling med fregatten Eugenie åren 1851-53.Stockholm, P.A. Huldberg, (colophon: printed by Föreningkns Boktryckeri, 1856). 8vo. With 8 hand-coloured lithographed plates (including frontispiece), a folding map showing the tracks of the voyage, and several woodcut text illustrations. 19th-century black half sheepskin.
23527: ELLIS, HENRY. - Reize naar de baai van Hudson, ter ontdekkinge van eenen Noord-wester doortogt, gedaan in de jaaren 1746. en 1747.Leiden, Elie Luzac jun., 1750. 8vo. With large folding engraved map (18 x 44.5 cm), and 9 engraved plates, mostly folding by N. van Frankendaal, with captions in French and Dutch. Contemporary red half roan.
C6MAD401U79O: ELWE, JAN BAREND. - Compleete zak-atlas van de zeventien Nederlandse provinciën, begreepen in XXXI, zeer naauwkeurig en zindelyk in 't koper gebragte kaarten.Amsterdam, Jan Barend Elwe and Dirk Meland Langeveld, 1785. 8vo. With double-page engraved title-page, 29 folding engraved maps and 2 folding engraved tables, all coloured by a contemporary hand. Contemporary boards, rebacked with modern half calf.
I4I972YXY9AV: ELZEVIER, KORNELIS. - Lexicon galeno-chymico-pharmaceuticum, of apothekers woordenboek.Amsterdam, Gerrit de Groot and the widow of Salomon Schouten and sons, 1755. 2 volumes. Large 4to (27 x 21 cm). With engraved frontispiece and an engraving in text. 19th-century red calf.
S2761: EMY, AMAND ROSE. - Ueber die Bewegung der Wellen und über den Bau am Meere und im Meere. ... Mit 10 Kupfertafeln [sic]. Vienna, Ludwig Förster's artistischer Anstalt (on reverse of title-page: printed by J.P. Sollinger), 1839. 8vo. With 10 folding lithographic plates (23 x 39 to 54 cm) with 75 figures showing diagrams of wave forms and motions, and plans and cross-sections of coasts, man-made barriers, buildings, hydraulic devices, etc. 19-century blue cloth.
21133: ERASMUS, DESIDERIUS. - De duplici copia, verborum ac rerum commentarii duo. Ab authore ipso diligentissime recogniti, & emaculati atq[ue] in plerisq[ue] locis aucti. Item. Epistola ..., ad Jacobum Wimphelingium Selestanum.Antwerp, Jan Thibault, 1519. Small 4to (20.5 x 14.5 cm). With title in a richly ornamental woodcut border, and 2 woodcut decorated white on a black criblé initials. Modern black cloth.
ACGGGLIF1Z51: [EROTICA]. - De belydenis van een lichtmis. Bevattende een aantal voorvallen in de galante wereld zo in Nederland als elders; wonderlyke ontmoetingen met vrouwen van allerlei soort; veele potsen meest voorgevallen in de nacht, en achter de gordynen; zeldzaame karakters van beiderlei sexe, enz. enz. enz. Alles beschreeven ten vermaake van de kinderen dezer wereld door den belyder zelve.[The Netherlands, ca. 1770]. 8vo. With 4 engraved plates. Contemporary red half roan, gold-tooled spine.
9BNAKVSJTKBG: ESCHELS-KROON, ADOLPH. - Beschreibung der Insel Sumatra, besonders in Ansehung des Handels, und der dahin gehörigen Merkwürdigketen. Nebst einer Original-Charte. Mit einer Vorrede von Gottlob Benedict von Schirach.(Hamburg, Bohn, 1782). 8vo. Large folding engraved map of Sumatra (580 x 500 mm). Later three-quarter calf with gilt title on spine, marbled boards.
931E5FBFAMT3: ESMÉNARD, JOSEPH-ALPHONSE. - La navigation, poëme.Paris, Giguet and Michaud, 1806. 8vo. With an engraved frontispiece and an engraved plate showing the wreck of La Perouse. Contemporary richly gold-tooled red morocco, with the arms of Tsar Alexander I on the front and back boards, including his imperial monogram, gold-tooled spine, boards edges and turn-ins, gilt edges.
J3NBA4EJDJXI: ESPINOSA, ANTONIO DE. - Copia de una carta que ha escrito desde la ciudad de Argel el padre procurador Fray Antonio de Espinosa, religioso calzado del Orden de la Santissima Trinidad, redencion de cautivos, y administrador de los cinco reales hospitales, que su sagrada religion tiene en aquella ciudad.(Colophon: Madrid, Sebastian de Armendariz), 12 October [1688]. Small 4to (19 x 14 cm). With a large woodcut initial with a parrot. Disbound.
H85FPM9Q6BGA: ESTIENNE, CHARLES. - De re hortensi libellus, vulgaria herbarum, florum, ac fructicum, qui in hortis conseri solent, nomina Latinis vocibus efferre docens ex probatis authoribus. In puerorum gratiam atque utilitatem.Lyon, Sébastien Gryphe, 1539. 8vo. With Gryphe's woodcut griffon device on the title-page, a larger woodcut griffon device on the otherwise blank final page. Half sheepskin parchment (ca. 1800?).
6B5D3DTCQY3B: ESTIENNE, CHARLES, JEAN LIÉBAUT, ADAM LONICER, JEAN SCHRÖDER, OLIVIER DE SERRES & CORNELIS VAN SOMEREN. - Hof-stede en landt-huys. ... Daar beneffens een ontwerp van den gehelen land-bouw. ... Als mede, de verhandeling van kinder-pokken en maselen, ...Dordrecht, Abraham Andriesz. (colophon: printed by Gillis Neering), 1662. 4to. With an integral engraved frontispiece, Andriesz.'s woodcut publisher's device on title-page, and 4 engravings on integral leaves. Later half vellum, modern endpapers.
B1LEOYQP3K1Z: EVERT, JACOBUS JOANNES. - [Devotional drawing with text]. Geschreven van my, dien die wyse voorzienighyt Godts als een verwonderens waerdigs exempel van der natuer den 7:de meert 1735 zonder handen of voeten ...[Mechelen, ca. 1770]. (Ca. 50 x 28 cm). Pen drawing with text in Dutch on vellum, signed. With: (2) [EVERT, Jacobus Joannes]. Met permissie van de regeringe dezer stad, word aan alle heren en dames, en verdere liefhebbers bekend gemaakt, dat alhier is aangekomen. Een wonder man, Monsieur Evert genaamt ... [Mechelen, ca. 1770]. Broadsheet (22 x 16.5 cm).
J75A0U4LPR8M: EXQUEMELIN, ALEXANDRE OLIVIER. - Historie der boecaniers, of vrybuyters van America.Amsterdam, Nicolaas ten Hoorn, 1700. 3 parts (paginated as 2) in 1 volume. 4to. With an engraved title-page, a folding engraved map of South and Central America, and 7 engraved plates (1 folding). Red (goatskin) morocco (ca. 1920), with richly gold tooled turn-ins, double fillets on board edges, gilt edges, by the French Binders of Garden City, N.Y., the fourth incarnation of Robert Hoe's famous Club Bindery, which almost single-handedly pioneered fine binding in America.
C1QABBHCTL0E: EXQUEMELIN (ESQUEMELIN), ALEXANDRE OLIVIER. - Historie der boecaniers, of vrybuyters van America. Amsterdam, Nicolaas ten Hoorn, 1700. 3 parts (paginated as 2) in 1 volume. 4to. With an engraved, illustrated title-page, letterpress title-page with woodcut publisher's device, a folding engraved map of South and Central America, and 7 engraved illustration plates (1 folding). Eighteenth-century half vellum, later marbled sides.
S716: FABRE, JEAN ANTOINE. - Essai sur la théorie des torrens et des rivières, contenant les moyens les plus simples d'en empêcher les ravages, d'en rétrécir le lit & d'en faciliter la navigation, le hallage & la flottaison. Accompagné d'une discussion sur la navigation intérieure de la France; et terminé par le projet de rendre Paris, port maritime en faisant remonter à la voile, par la Seine, les navires qui s'arrêtent à Rouen.Paris, Bidault, 1797. 4to (29 x 21.5 cm). With 8 folding engraved plates, showing how to determine the drop of a river, the contents of water, how to change currents, how to create different effects with different dyke constructions, etc. Contemporary mottled calf, gold-tooled spine, in the style of Bradel & Derôme.
9BLECR01U79O: FABRI, OTTAVIO. - L'uso della squadra mobile, con la quale per teorica, e pratica si misura geometricamente ogni distanza, altezza, e profondità; ... accresciuta in questa terza edizione di parecchie istruzioni, ..., ec. da Giovanni Vettori.Trent, Stamparia Vescovile Paroniana [= Giambattista Parone, printer to the Diocese of Trent], 1753. 4to. With engraved architectural title-page, 1 unnumbered folding and 3 numbered illustration plates, 25 engraved illustrations in the text, engraved arms of the dedicatee, 1 engraved pictorial initial letter. Richly gold-tooled contemporary tanned sheepskin, silk ties, gilt edges.
J9DAWFSU7PWF: FALLÉN, CARL FREDRIK, JOHANNES GAHNE, NICOLAUS PETERSSON AND SAMUEL ELMLUND. - Ortalides Sveciae.Lund, Berling, 1820. 3 parts. 4to. Disbound.
J9DAL2JGG9MI: FALLÉN, CARL FREDRIK AND JOHAN MAGNUS LINDFORS. - Dissertatio de irritabilitate motus caussa in plantis.Lund, Berling, 1798. 4to. Disbound.
V1561: FALLÉN, CARL FREDRIC AND PETRUS ELFWENDAHL. - Dissertatio de beta pabulari.Lund, Berlingianis, 1792. 4to. Disbound.
JC7I5DM1CA12: FALLOPPIO, GABRIELE [DUBIOUS ATTRIBUTION]. - Secreti diversi & miracolosi. Racolti dal Falopia, & approbati da altri medici di gran fama. Novamente ristampati, et à commun beneficio di ciascuno, distinti in tre libri.Venice, Alessandro Gardane [for Giacomo Leoncini], 1578. Small 8vo (15 x 9.5 cm). With Leoncini's woodcut Fortuna device on the title-page (repeated on the verso of the final, otherwise blank leaf) and 4 woodcut decorated initials (with grotesque figures and beasts) plus 1 repeat. Vellum (ca. 1700?), spine covered with paper.
6416: FAUJAS DE SAINT-FOND, BARTHÉLEMY. - Natuurlijke historie van den St. Pieters Berg bij Maastricht. ... Uit het Fransch door J.D. Pasteur.Amsterdam, Johannes Allart, 1802. 8vo. With an engraved title-page with a small illustration by D. Vrijdag, a folding engraved map and folding engraved plan of the St. Pietersberg, and numerous illustrations of minerals and fossils on 52 folding engraved plates. Contemporary half calf, gold-tooled spine.
D5NDE739VLM1: [FAULHABER, JOHANN]. - Aigendtliche Bildnuß deß Ehrnvösten und weitberühmbten Herren Johannis Faulhabern, bestelten Mathematici inn Ulm seines Alters fünff und dreyssig Jar. Augsburg, printed by David Francken for Steffan Müchelspacher, 1615. Folio (28.5 x 15 cm). Engraved portrait (plate size 12.5 x 10 cm), drawn from life and engraved by Lucas Kilian in Augsburg, with letterpress drop-title and a list of Faulhaber's printed works, within a frame built up of arabesque fleurons. Set in fraktur types with incidental schwabacher.
5C9E71IPSB1L: FAULHABER, JOHANN. - Warhafftige und gründliche Solution oder Aufflößung einer hochwichtigen Frag.Ulm, Johann Meder, 1618. Folio. 19th-century(?) half sheepskin parchment.
S2021: FAVRE-GUILLARMOD, LOUIS. - Les Champignons Comestibles et les espèces vénéneuses avec lesquelles ils pourraient ètre confondus.Neuchatel, J. Sandoz; Paris, Librarie Agricole de la Maison Rustique, 1869. 2 parts in 1 volume. 4to. With 41 chromo-lithographed plates. Modern half morocco.
22093: FÉDIX, P.A. - L'Orégon et les côtes de l'Océan Pacifique du Nord, aperçu géographique, statistique et politique, avec une carte du pays d'après les documens les plus récens.Paris, Librairie de Amyot (printed by Éd. Proux et Cie), 1846. 8vo. With a large folding map (40 x 52.5 cm) depicting what the United States called Oregon Country, dated 1846 and partly coloured in outline. Modern maroon half morocco.
G7LG1M1OOF8K: FÉLICE, FORTUNÉ-BARTHÉLEMY DE. - Encyclopédie, ou dictionnaire universel raisonné des connoissances humaines. Yverdon, Fortuné-Barthélemy de Félice, 1770-1780. 58 volumes (42 text, 6 supplement and 10 plates volumes). 4to. With 1264 engraved plates (numbered "1410" by the publisher). Contemporary uniform sprinkled tanned sheepskin, spine with gold fillets.
21406: FELICIANO, FRANCESCO - Libro di arithmetica & geometria speculativa & praticale ... intitulato Scala Grimaldelli: novamente stampato(Colophon: Venice, Francesco de Leno), 1563. 4to. With the title in a 5-piece woodcut border with an allusive woodcut illustration (ladder and key), and with numerous woodcut diagrams, geometric figures and other illustrations printed in the large fore-edge margin. Contemporary sheepskin parchment.
23536: FERMIN, PHILIP. - Nieuwe algemeene beschryving van de colonie van Suriname. Behelzende al het merkwaardige van dezelve, met betrekkinge tot de historie, aardryks- en natuurkunde.Harlingen, Volkert van der Plaats junior, 1770. 2 parts in 1 volume. 8vo. With a large folding engraved map, and 3 folding engraved plates. Contemporary half tanned sheepskin, gold-tooled spine.
18886: FERRIOL Y BOXEREAUX, D. BARTOLOME. - Reglas utiles para los aficionados a danzar: provechoso divertimiento de los que gustan tocar instrumentos. Y politicas advertencias a todo genero de personas. Adornado con varias laminas.Capoa, Joseph Testore, 1745. Small 8vo (14×10 cm). With 35 woodcuts in text (including many full-page), 7 folding leaves with woodcut music notation and letterpress text, and some letterpress text set along curves. Many of the full-page woodcuts and some on the folding leaves also include dance notation. Mid 19th-century gold-tooled green calf, with the emblematic device of the "Bibliotheca de Salvá" and initials VSP (=Vicente Salvá y Pérez) on each board.
D6FA440BWJBF: [FIREWORKS - GERMANY]. - Heute werden die Unterzeichneten die Ehre haben, ein großes Wasser-Feuerwerk nach Wiener Art, unter dem Namen: Die Jagd der Riesenschlange, auf der Elbe, der Brühlschen Terrasse gegenüber, abzubrennen.[Dresden, 1829]. 1mo broadsheet (46.7 x 39.1 cm).
S2319: FISCHER VON WALDHEIM, GOTTHELF. - Ueber die verschiedene Form des Intermaxillarknochens in verschiedenen Thieren. Leipzig, Schäfer, 1800. 8vo. With 20 engraved figures on 3 numbered plates (plates 1 & 2 printed together and in this copy undivided). Contemporary paste-paper over boards.
6CFG7KO47ZXP: [FISHERY]. - Placcaet ende ordonna[n]tie, beroerende het vanghen, souten, havenen, packen, op-hooghen ende legghen van den harinck, &c. Delft, Bruyn Harmansz. Schinckel, 1615. 4to. With the woodcut device of the States of Holland and West Friesland in a scrollwork cartouche on the title-page. Disbound.
S2990: FLAMSTEED, JOHN. - Observationes defectus lunaris Grenovici habitæ in observatorio regio februarii 11/21 1682. p.m. [London, 1683]. From Philosophical Transactions, vol. 13, pp. 89-92. With: (2) FLAMSTEED, John. An abstract of a letter from Mr. J. Flamsteed, ... giving an account of the eclipses of [Jupiter]s satellits, anno 1686; and containing a table of the parallaxes of [Jupiter]s orb, and an ephemeris of [Jupiter]s geocentric places for the same year. [London, 1685]. From Philosophical Transactions, vol. 15, pp. 1215-1230.(3) FLAMSTEED, John. An abstract of a letter from Mr J. Flamsteed. ... giving the description & uses of an instrument for finding the distances of [Jupiter]s satellits from his Axis, with the help of the table of parallaxes and catalogue of eclipses; printed in the preceding Transactions. [London, 1685]. From Philosophical Transactions, vol. 15, pp. 1262-1265. With an engraved astronomical instrument for calculating the positions of Jupiter's moons. 3 parts. 4to. Disbound.
S2297: FLAMSTEED, JOHN AND JEAN NICHOLAS FORTIN. - Atlas Céleste de Flamstéed, approuvé par l'Académie Royale des Sciences, et publié sous le privilege de cette compagnie.Paris, F.G. Deschamps, "l'Auteur" [= Fortin] (colophon: printed by the widow Hérissant), 1776. 4to. With 30 double-page engraved star charts, 9 pages of letterpress tables of stellar data. Contemporary half calf, gold-tooled spine.
18055: FLEURIEU, CHARLES PIERRE CLARET, COUNT D'EVEUX DE. - Voyage fait par ordre du Roi en 1768 et 1769, à différentes parties du monde, pour éprouver en mer les horloges marines inventées par M. Ferdinand Berthoud. Première[-seconde] partie, ... Paris, Imprimerie Royale, 1773. 2 volumes. Large 4to (27 x 20.5 cm). With 5 numbered folding engraved plates in volume 1 (4 maps of the Atlantic Ocean, the Canaries, the Azores, etc., and 1 plate with topographic diagrams), 1 folding engraved plate with geometrical figures illustrating the determination of latitude[!], and 5 folding letterpress tables in volume 2. Contemporary gold-tooled mottled calf.
E27GF9MNF1GM: FLORISZ. VAN BERCKENRODE, BALTHASAR AND DANIEL VAN BREEN. - Beemsterlants caerte... [with a second title at the head:] Ware afbeeldinge vande bedyckte Beemster-landen... M.DC.XLIIII. Amsterdam, 1644 [reprinted ca. 1769?]. Engraved map in 6 sheets (each 56 x 44 cm). With:(2) [FLORISZ. VAN BERCKENRODE, Balthasar] and Daniel van BREEN. Beemsterlants caerte…Amsterdam, 1658. Engraved map (43.5 x 58 cm). (3) Beemster landts kaarte, aenwijsende de hoogte vande ringhdyck.[Amsterdam(?), ca. 1696]. Engraved map (28 x 35.5 cm). (4) DORLAND, C. [2 maps of the Beemster].Amsterdam, Tresling & Co., March 1908. 2 nearly identical chromolithographed maps (ca. 28 x 36 cm), the first partly and the second wholly coloured. (5) Waterschap de Beemster.February 1970, updated to 1979. Large map (64 x 50 cm).Collection of 6 maps (the first in 6 sheets). Bound in modern cloth (57.5 x 47 cm).
1511: FOKKE SIMONSZ., AREND. - Boertige reis door Europa.Including:-Geheimzinnige toebereidselen tot eene boertige reis door Europa.-De paketboot, of historie van Engeland, van de grondlegging van dat koningrijk af, tot op heden. -London, in een boertigen stijl beschreeven.Haarlem, François Bohn, 1794-1798. 3 parts in 1 volume. 8vo. With 2 hand-coloured folding engraved maps of Europe, one in the shape of a woman, in the first part, 2 folding engraved caricatures in the second part, and 4 engraved caricatures and large folding engraved plan of London in the third part. Contemporary half tanned sheepskin, gold-tooled spine.
D1JAQUS6850Q: FONTANA, FELICE. - Traité sur le vénin de la vipere sur les poisons Americains sur le laurier-cerise et sur quelques autres poisons végétaux. On y a joint des observations sur la structure primitive du corps animal. Différentes expériences sur la reproduction des nerfs et la description d'un nouveau canal de l'oeil.Florence, (without publisher), 1781. 2 volumes. 4to. With 10 engraved plates. Contemporary half calf, gold-tooled spine.
S2256: FORESTIER, JEAN-CLAUDE-NICOLAS. - Jardins: carnet de plans et de dessins. Paris, Émile-Paul frères, 1920. Royal 4to (33 x 26.5 cm). With an engraved garden scene on the front wrapper and more than 100 drawings and plans printed from line blocks, many full-page. Black morocco presentation binding, gold-tooled, with the original publisher's wrappers.
S564: FORFAIT, PIERRE ALEXANDRE LAURENT. - Traité élémentaire de la mature des vaisseaux, a l'usage des élèves de la marine; ... Seconde édition, ... considérablement augmentée ... Suivi d'un mémoire sur le système de construction des mâts d'assemblage en usage dans les ports de Hollande ... Paris, Bachelier (back of half-title: printed by De Fain), 1815. 4to. With 25 engraved folding plates and with several tables folded because they exceed our copy's margins. Contemporary green half calf, gold-tooled spine.
G8NFZ9V1UEUI: FORSTER, JOHANN REINHOLD. - [Letter to an unnamed fellow freemason in Braunschweig, probably Ferdinand, Herzog von Braunschweig-Lünenburg or someone in his inner circle].Halle (Saale), 9 August 1781. 4to. Autograph letter in German, signed, written in brown ink on laid paper in a clear German hand, with foreign words and names in a Latin hand.
22919: FORSTER, GEORG. - Voyage philosophique et pittoresque, sur les rives du Rhin, a Liège, dans la Flandre, le Brabant, la Hollande, l'Angleterre, la France, etc. fait en 1790, ... Paris, F. Buisson and Charles Pougens, l'an VIII [= 1800]. 3 volumes. 8vo. With a folding engraved map of Great Britain and 9 folding engraved views of famous English buildings. Contemporary mottled, tanned sheepskin (tree pattern), gold-tooled spines.
C5LA47BV62VD: FORSTER, JOHANN REINHOLD. - Descriptiones animalium quae in itinere ad Maris Australis Terras per annos 1772, 1773 et 1774 1774 suscepto.Berlin, Officina Academica, 1844. 8vo. With some tables in text. 20th-century half cloth, with the original printed wrappers bound in.
S2461: FÖRSTER, CARL FRIEDRICH. - Handbuch der Cacteenkunde in ihrem ganzen Umfange, oder die erfolgreichsten, auf die neuesten Erfahrungen gegründeten Kulturangaben, sowie ausführliche und genaue Beschreibung und berichtigte Synonymik sämmtlicher bis jetzt bekannt gewordener Cacteen, und überhaupt alles in Bezug auf diese Pflanzenfamilie sonst nur Wissenswerthe.Leipzig, I.T. Wöller, 1846. 8vo. With letterpress folding table. Contemporary half mottled sheepskin, gold-tooled spine.
I4GIWWR3NEHK: [FORTIFICATION MANUSCRIPT]. - Fortifications nouvelles qui contiennent la construction de toute sorts de fortresses regulieres d'une maniere tres facile, et la correction des irregulieres et leur fortification, avec la methode de Mr. Vauban Mareshal de Camps, ... et celle de Mr. Mallet Maitre de Mathematique des pages de la Petite Êcurie ...With: Maximes particulieres tirées des conferences de Mr Blondel ...[France, ca. 1690?]. 2 parts in 1 volume. Royal 4to (29 x 22 cm). Manuscript in dark brown ink on paper, written in a clear Latin cursive hand, with 37 pages of pen and ink drawings (fortification plans, diagrams, etc.) and 2 pages of tables on 36 inserted leaves, plus one full-page fortification plan and about 40 smaller plans, diagrams, etc. on the integral leaves. Near contemporary calf, gold-tooled spine.
17428: [FORTIN, FRANÇOIS]. - Les ruses innocentes, dans lesquelles se voit comment on prend les oiseaux passagers, & les non passagers: & de plusieurs sortes de bêtes à quatre pieds. Avec les plus beaux secrets de la pêche dans les rivieres & dans les etangs. Et la maniere de faire tous les rets & filets qu'on peut s'imaginer. Ouvrage très curieux, utile & recreatif pour toetes personnes qui font leur selour à la campagne. Par F.F.F.R.D.G., dit le Solitaire inventif.Amsterdam, Daniel de la Feuille, 1695. 5 parts in 1 volume. 8vo. With engraved title-page and 66 numbered engraved plates (9 folding). Contemporary mottled calf, richly gold-tooled spine and binding edges.
H49H41ESWYOP: FRANCK, SEBASTIAN. - Werelt-boeck, spieghel ende beeltenisse des gheheelen aerdtbodems, ...The Hague, Albrecht Heyndricxz., 1595. Folio. 17th-century parchment, new endpapers.
ACJAEZYNZ8OA: FRANCK, SEBASTIAN. - Von dem greüwlichen Laster der Trunckenhayt ...[Augsburg, Heinrich Steiner, 1533?]. 4to. With large and unusually detailed woodcut (10 x 12 cm) on title-page showing an elaborate banquet and a vomitting man, by H. Weiditz (the Petrarca master), decorated woodcut initials. Set in schwabacher types with incidental fraktur. Early 19th-century shell-marbled boards.
68UEM6V07PO4: FRANCQ VAN BERKHEY, JEAN LE. - [Autograph letter in French, signed, to Henri Louis Duhamel du Monceau.]Leiden, 10 December 1771. 25 x 20 cm (letter) & 23.5 x 18.5 cm (manuscript). Never bound.With: [MANUSCRIPT]. [FRANCQ VAN BERKHEY, Jean LE]. Memoires, pour servir a ce que l'illustre auteur de "L'histoire generale des poissons" Monsieur M. Du Hamel de Monceau, solicite a l'egard des morues.[Leiden, 1771].A letter and treatise in French, written in dark brown ink on paper in a neat and easily readable hand, the treatise with 9 tipped-in pen and ink illustrations drawn by the author (6.5 x 10.5 to 11.5 x 21.5 cm) and a few small illustrations in the text.
3606: FRANCUS, GEORGIO (GEORG FRANCK VON FRANCKENAU). - Tractatio qua lupanaria, vulgo Huren-Häuser, ex principiis medicis improbantur.Halle, Joh. Chr. Hendel, 1743. 4to. With woodcut vignet on title, woodcut headpiece, and large woodcut initial in text. Modern wrappers.
I289II9WR8U4: FRAUNDORFFER, PHILIPP. - Tabula smaragdina medico-pharmaceutica ... cum indice morborum & medicamentorum. Opus & medicis, & chirurgis, & pharmacopoeis perutile. Revidit, emendavit, auxit Joh. Abraham. Mercklinus ...Nuremberg, Johann Friedrich Rüdiger, printed by Leonhard Singer, 1726. Narrow & tall 12mo (16.5 x 7 cm). With double-page title-page printed in red and black. Contemporary calf.
B2HA0YZOP9W8: FREDERIK, PRINCE, OF ORANGE-NASSAU, PRINCE OF THE NETHERLANDS. - [Letter in German, signed, to General-Major Von Elderhorst]. The Hague, 24 December 1841. 24.5 x 20 cm. In pen and ink on wove paper. [1], [3 blank] pp. With:(2) FREDERIK, Prince, of Orange-Nassau. [Letter in Dutch, signed, to the jurist Mr. Jacobus Wertheim Jzn., with envelope sealed with red wax and the royal arms].The Hague, 19 July 1851 (postmarked 20 July). 26.5 x 21.5 cm. Pen and ink letter thanking Wertheim for a copy of his doctoral thesis (De consulibus mercatorum Batavis, University of Utrecht, 1851). The paper is unusual, perhaps machine-made, but with a pattern of chainlines and wavy laidlines. [1], [3 blank] pp.(3) FREDERIK, Prince, of Orange-Nassau. [Printed form letter in Dutch, signed, filled in and addressed to the jurist Mr. Jacobus Wertheim Jzn].The Hague, 10 March 1863. 32.5 x 21 cm. Printed form letter on laid paper informing him that he has been made a member of a commission for the erection of a monument commemorating (the 50th anniversary of) the return of the House of Orange to the Netherlands in November 1813 after the defeat of Napoleon. [5], [3 blank] pp.(4). LOUISE OF PRUSSIA, Princess of Orange-Nassau. [Autograph signature, perhaps clipped from a letter to Mademoiselle de Viereck in Berlin, a lady in waiting of Louise's late mother, the Queen of Prussia].The Hague? (stamped on envelope), [1826?]. 7.5 x 10 cm. Pen and ink signature on laid paper, mounted on wove paper. With envelope with black wax seal. The signature reads "Louise Prinzeß in der Niederlande geborene Prinzeß von Preußen". She and Frederik were married in 1825. The envelope is addressed "A Mademoiselle| Mademoiselle de Viereck Dame d'atour de feu S.M. la Reine de Pruße". [1] p.(5). TIMM. [Autograph letter in German].[No place], 18 January 1826. 24 x 19.5 cm. Pen and ink letter. [2] pp. A letter mentioning Prince Frederick and his recent bride Louise.
H8SDST57NO65: FRENCH, JOHN. - The art of distillation: or, A treatise of the choicest spagyrical preparations, experiments, and curiosities, performed by way of distillation. Together with the description of the choicest furnaces and vessels used by ancient and modern chymists and the anatomy of gold and silver; ... In six books. ... fourth impression.Including: The London-distiller, ...London, printed by E. Cotes for T. Williams, 1667. 2 parts in 1 volume. 4to. With about 46 woodcut illustrations in the text. Parchment (recased using old materials).
B4TE3J01U79O: [FRESENIUS, JOHANN FRANZ THEODOR]. - Neue sehr einfache Theorie krummlinichte Flächen zu quadriren, auf Summation unendlicher Reihen gegründet. Mit einem Kupferblatt.With:(2) [FRESENIUS, Johann Franz Theodor]. Fortsetzung der neuen Theorie, durch Summation uneindlicher Reihen ... zu quadriren. ... Mit einem Kupferblatt.(3) [FRESENIUS, Johann Franz Theodor]. Zweyte Fortsetzung der neuen Theorie, ... Frankfurt am Main, J. Ch. C. Diez, 1806-1809. 3 parts in 3 volumes. 8vo. With 5 figures on 2 engraved plates. In contemporary wrappers, parts 1-2 of uniform green paper, part 3 of brown paste paper.
C1BAWFDAXIZH: FREUDENBERG, CAROLINE VON. - Neue Blumenstraüsse, oder Muster zur feinen Stickkunst.Nuremberg, Joh. Bernh. Geyer, [1814]. Oblong folio (24 x 37 cm). Samplebook of flower engravings comprising title-plate with wreath of flowers, and 5 sample plates with 6 engravings, the plates numbered [1], 2-6. Hand-coloured. Contemporary marbled wrappers with engraved orange title-label.
AC8EO68NJONC: FRICK, CHRISTOPH, ELIAS HESSE, CHRISTOPH SCHWEITZER, AND SIMON DE VRIES (TRANSLATOR). - Drie seer aenmercklijcke reysen nae en door veelerley gewesten in Oost-indien; gedaen van Christophorus Frikius, chirurgijn: Elias Hesse, bergh-schrijver: Christophorus Schweitzer, boekhouder; yeder bysonder, van 't jaer 1675. tot 1686. Utrecht, Willem van de Water, 1694. 4to. With engraved frontispiece and 7 engraved plates (1 folding), including 2 signed by Casper Luyken, 2 signed by Jan van Vianen and 3 unsigned (1 by Casper Luyken). Contemporary vellum (rebacked).
G6ACONPH6BFH: FRIES, BENGT FREDRIK, CARL ULRIC EKSTRÖM [AND CARL JAKOB SUNDEVALL]. - Skandinaviens Fiskar.Including: Bihang, innefattande beskrifningar öfver de I Skandinavien bruklige Fiskeredskap. Stockholm, P. A. Norstedt & sons, "1838" [= 1836-1857]. 10 parts (paginated as 3) in 1 volume. Large 4to (28.5 x 25 cm). With 63 lithographic plates, 59 beautifully and extremely subtly coloured by hand as published, some showing 2 or more fish per plate. Modern half tan morocco (Johanna Röjgård).
J9DBZIW8MUOM: FRIES, ELIAS MAGNUS AND OTHERS. - Öfver Vexternes Namn.Uppsala, Leffler and Sebell, 1842. 4 parts. 8vo. Disbound.
J1JGFOJPBZGV: FRIES, ELIAS MAGNUS. - Novitiarum florae Sueciae mantissa altera.Uppsala, 1839. 4 parts. 8vo. Unbound.
GAFGAJTBM0PI: FRISIUS, GEMMA. - Arithmeticae practicae methodus facilis, ...Antwerp, Gregorius de Bonte, 1540. 4to. With a woodcut on the title-page showing the author in his study, 1 woodcut illustration, 1 woodcut diagram, woodcut tables in the text and more than 20 woodcut decorated initials plus repeats. Recased in ca. 1700(?) limp parchment.
G9OI1W3IKBKI: FROBERVILLE, EUGÈNE DE, AND [LOUIS BOUTON]. - Analyse d'un mémoire de M. Eugène de Froberville sur les langues et les races de l'Afrique Orientale au sud de l'equateur.[Port Louis, Mauritius], [Société d’Histoire Naturelle de Maurice], [1846]. Offprint, with its own pagination, from Procès-verbaux de la Société d'Histoire Naturelle de l'Ile Maurice, du 6 octobre 1842 au 28 aou^t 1845, [1846].With: (2) FLOURENS, Pierre, [Louis-Isidore?] DUPERREY and Etienne SERRES. Rapport sur les races nègres de l'Afrique Orientale au sud de l'équateur, observées par M. de Froberville.(Colophon: Paris, printed by Bachelier, [1850]). Offprint, with its own pagination, from Comptes rendus des séances de l'Académie des Sciences, XXX (1850).2 works in 1 volume. Small folio & large 8vo. 19th-century black half morocco, with the blue paper back wrapper of the second offprint bound in.
HCGEBJ6SJP6X: FUCHS, LEONHART. - Libri IIII, difficilium aliquot quaestionum et hodie passim controversarum explicationes continents.Basel, (colophon: Robert Winter, 1540). 4 parts in 1 volume. 4to. Each of the 4 parts with charming woodcut device on the last blank. 17th-century sheepskin parchment.
HCHARIZOFDB3: FUCHS, LEONHART. - Methodus seu ratio compendiaria perueniendi ad ueram solidamque medicinam, mirifice ad Galeni libros recte intelligendos utilis, nunc recens in lucem aedita ...Basel, Michael Isengrin, 1541. 8vo. With woodcut initials. Contemporary calf, panel-stamped with two medallion portraits on each board.
3934: FURMER, BERNARD G. [=DIRCK VOLKERTSZ COORNHERT]. - De rerum usu et abusu.Antwerp, Christoffel Plantin, 1575. 4to. With Latin motto in engraved border on title-page and 25 numbered engraved emblems by Wiericx, one signed I.H.W, after Gerard Groening. Contemporary vellum.
17105: GABELKOVER (GAEBELKHOUWER; GAEBELCHOVER), OSWALD. - Medecijn-boeck. Daer inne, wt bevel des doorluchtighen hooch-gheborenen vorsten, ende heeren, heeren Lodewijck, hertoghe tot Wirtenberghe ... Meest voor alle lijfgebreken, ende cranckheyden wt gelesene en[de] beproefde medicijnen, die wt vele hooge ende nederstandes persoonen gheschrevene medicijnboecken, te samen, ende by een gebracht zijn. … Wt Hoogduytsche sprake getrouwelick overgeset.Dordrecht, Abraham Canin, 1598. 4 parts in 1 volume. Small 4to (19.5 x 14 cm). With Canin's woodcut device on the title-page. Contemporary vellum.
17082: GABELKOVER (GAEBELKHOUWER; GAEBELCHOVER), OSWALD. - The boock of physicke wherin throughe commaundement of the most illustrious, & renoumned Duke & Lorde, Lorde Lodewijcke, Duke of Wirtenberghe, & of Teck, Earle of Mompelgart, &c. ... Dordrecht, Isaac Jansz. Canin, 1599. Folio. With the letterpress title in a beautiful and elaborate engraved title-page frame by Bartholomeus Dolendo. Further with 2 woodcut decorated initials, a woodcut arabesque tailpiece, and arabesque headpieces built up from cast fleurons. Gold-tooled sprinkled calf (ca. 1860/64) by Marseille Middleton Holloway in London, with his stamp at the foot of the first fly-leaf. Rebacked, with the original back-strip laid down.
I4PENDT9HW2R: GALENUS (GALEN), CLAUDIUS. - Prima classis humani corporis origine[m], formationem, dissectionem, temperaturam, facultates, facultatum[que] cum auctiones omnes, tum instrumenta & loca singula complectitur...Venice, heirs of Lucantonio Giunta, 1541. Folio. With title-page within woodcut border, displaying 8 scenes of Galen curing patients or dissecting an animal, 4 woodcut illustrations in text and numerous woodcut initials and headpieces. Contemporary vellum.
S2565: GALÉS, JEAN CHRYSANTHE. - Mémoire et rapports sur les fumigations sulfureuses appliquées au traitement des affections cutanées et plusiers autres maladies.Paris, Imprimerie Royale, at the author, 1816. 8vo. With the wood-engraved arms of France on the title-page, 11 folding engraved plates (8 showing patients with skin diseases, coloured by a contemporary hand, and 3 with construction drawings of fumigation compartments and other equipment, uncoloured). Contemporary gold-tooled grained red morocco, blue-glazed endpapers; gilt edges.
17739: [GAMES - COSTUMES]. - [Game of costumes for titles and professions].[London?, ca. 1814]. 16mo? (13 x 10.5 cm). Series of 20 finely designed and executed original gouache and watercolour drawings (the drawn images about 9 x 8 cm), 1 mounted on paperboard showing a bust portrait of a young man with his head turned in profile, in a multi-line frame drawn in grey ink, and 19 others showing richly coloured costumes for noblemen, gentlemen, military men and commoners of various titles and professions with their associated hats or crowns, each cut out as designed, to be overlaid on the portrait to transform the portrait into any of the 19 costume figures.
17786: [GAMES - PASTIMES]. - Nouvelle clef des rébus, ouvrage propre à faciliter la lecture des petits symboles, ou figures parlantes qui accompagnent, dans les festins, les bonbons offerts pour l'amusement des convives. Suivi de la règle du jeu des rébus.Paris, Delarue (colophon: Lille, Imprimerie de Blocquel), [ca. 1820]. 16mo. With a woodcut rebus as frontispiece, a woodcut dictionary of rebus-pictures 65 woodcut rebus plates, and some small woodcut rebus-pictures in the "rules of the game of rebus". Original publisher's printed paper wrappers.
78GCKVWFN9KP: [GAMES & PASTIMES]. - De onvermoeide speelmakker, of volledige verzameling van nuttige en aangename spelen, uitspanningen, ligchaamsoefeningen en andere bezigheden, zoowel in huis, als in de open lucht voor jongens en meisjes. Versierd en opgehelderd door eene menigte fraaije houtsneêfiguren.Gouda, G.B. van Goor, [1853]. 8vo. With numerous wood engraved illustrations in text. Contemporary gold-tooled blue-green morocco.
21558: GARCIA CUBAS, ANTONIO. - The Rèpublic of Mexico in 1876. A political and ethnographical division of the population, character, habits, costumes and vocations of its inhabitants. Mexico City, La Enseñanza, 1876. 8vo. With 8 chromolithographed plates, finished by hand, double-page map, and 4 leaves with printed music on both sides. 19th-century red morocco, gold-tooled spine, blind-tooled boards, gold-tooled turin-ins, gilt edges.
EC4H0QXINZRP: [GARDENING]. GEISSNER, JOHAN GEORG. - [Testimonial letter for Michel Bauman, journeyman to the master Imperial gardener Johan Georg Geißner, incipit:] Des hoch und wohll gebohrnen Herrn Herrn Phillibbuß Ludwiguß deß heiligen römll: reichs Erb-Schotz Maister Graff von Sintzendarff ...Laxenburg (near Vienna), 1735. Illustrated baroque testimonial letter in black and brown ink on parchment (34 x 60 cm plus a 4.5 cm flap at the foot), with the Sintzendorf coat of arms above centre (12 x 12 cm), illustrations of 4 exotic potted plants, flanking the text, and the text in richly decorated German gothic calligraphy and handwriting. With the crown above the coat of arms highlighted with gold. With slits through the foot to attach the seal, but lacking the seal itself.
H8RDHWC7EF3A: GARNIER, FRANCIS. - Atlas du voyage d'exploration en Indo-Chine effectué pendant les années 1866, 1867 et 1868 par une commission française... première partie: Cartes et plans.Paris, Hachette, 1873. Folio (49.5 x 37 cm). With 12 chromoxylographed maps, 1 tinted lithographed view and 9 wood-engraved plates. Original publisher's red cloth, original endpapers, rebacked. In a blue cloth portfolio.
H8RAY41TTIRK: GARNIER, FRANCIS, LOUIS DELAPORTE, EUGENE JOUBERT AND CLOVIS THOREL. - Voyage d'exploration en Indo-Chine effectué pendant les années 1866, 1867 et 1868 par une commission française présidée par M. le capitaine de frégate Doudart de Lagrée et publié par les ordres du ministre de la marine…Paris, Hachette & Co (back of half-title: printed by Corbeil), 1873. 2 text volumes (4to) and 1 atlas volume (folio; 2 parts in 1 vol.). With hundreds of wood engravings in text, 17 chromoxylographed maps, 36 tinted lithographed plates and 11 chromolithographed plates. Volume 1 in modern red half morocco, gilt edges. Volume 2 in contemporary half morocco, gilt edges. Atlas volume in modern red half morocco.
H86DATAOW2A8: GAUB (GAUBIUS), HIERONYMUS DAVID. - Institutiones pathologiae medicinalis.Leiden, Samuel and Johannes Luchtmans, 1758. 8vo. Contemporary sheepskin parchment.
D99FB6YT5IAL: [GAVELLI, NICCOLO]. - Storia distinta, e curiosa del tabacco concernente la sua scoperta, la introduzione in Europa, e la maniere di coltivarlo,...Pesaro, Niccolo Gavelli, 1758. 8vo. With the title-page in first issue with “copiosa” (for “curiosa”) corrected with a slip reading “cur” pasted over the first three letters. Contemporary gold-tooled calf.
5882: GAY, CLAUDE. - Historia Fisica y Politica de Chile, segun documentos adquiridos en esta Republica durante doce annos de residencia en ella.Santiago and Paris, Fain, Thunot, Maulde, etc., 1844-1871. 28 volumes in 8vo (text) and 2 volumes in large 4to (atlas). With tinted lithographed frontispiece portrait, 20 engraved maps, 55 lithographed plates of views, costumes and antiquities, 41 tinted, and 103 engraved plates, 103 hand-coloured plates in the first atlas vol., and 135 hand-coloured engraved plates on zoology in the second atlas vol. 20th-century half morocco.
6183: GEOFFREY OF MONMOUTH. - Britannie[a] utriusq[ue] regu[m] et principum Origo & gesta insignia ... ex antiquissimis Britannici sermonis monumentis in Latinum traducta: & ab Ascensio rursus maiore accuratione impressa.(Colophon: [Paris], Josse Badius Ascensius, 13 September 1517). Small 4to. With Badius's large woodcut device on the title-page, large woodcut arms of the editor Yves Cavellat at the end of the preliminaries, and numerous woodcut white-on-black "Lombardic" criblé initials. 19th-century sprinkled calf.
S46: GEOFFROY SAINT-HILAIRE, ISIDORE. - Description des collections de Victor Jacquemont. Mammifères et Oiseaux... 1842-43.Paris, Firmin Didot, [1842-1843]. Large 4to (36 x 27 cm). With 8 full-page engraved plates (7 hand-coloured). Contemporary half sheepskin parchment.
S358: [GEOLOGY PAPERS]. - [Volume with 11 articles, lectures and pamphlets on geology, mining and metallurgy, geochemistry, paleozoology, etc. by G.A. Daubrée, H.C. Sorby, J.A. Phillips, J. Dana, H.E. Sainte-Claire Deville, Th. Belt, J.H. Collins, W.B. Taylor and J.W. Dawson]. [Published in America and Europe, ca. 1840-1880]. 11 parts in 1 volume. 8vo. With illustrations. Contemporary brown half morocco.
D1JAK30JLZRT: GERMAR, ERNST FRIEDRICH (EDITOR). - Zeitschrift für die Entomologie. Erster [-Fünfter] Band. Leipzig, Friedrick Fleischer, 1839-1844. 10 parts in 5 volumes, bound as 6. 8vo. With 15 numbered plates, including 5 hand-coloured engravings. Including 2 publisher's advertisements "Ankündigung die Forsetzung von Wiegmann's Archiv für Naturgeschichte betreffend" (2 pp.) and "Nachricht für Freunde der Enteimologie" (4 ll.). Modern green boards with original wrappers bound in.
3458: GERSOM, GERRIT VAN. - Caerte en omlooper van Prins Willem Polder. Bedijkt anno 1650 en 1651. Bij een versamelt en na neerstigh. ondersoek t'samen gestelt door Gerrit van Gersom dijkgraef van desen polder, anno 1723.[Oostburg?], 1723. Royal folio (41 x 27.5 cm). With a hand-coloured title-page, a large folding map of the dikes along the border of the polder, a large folding general map of the polder showing the numbered parcels at a scale of about 1:18,000, and 17 folding detail maps showing the individual plots within the parcels at a larger scale, all executed in brown ink and watercolours and tipped onto the fore-edges of 19 of the 144 numbered text leaves. Contemporary sheepskin parchment.
JCDC53AJRJUO: GESNER (GESSNER), CONRAD. - Euonymus, sive De remediis secretis: nunc denuò studio & diligentia Caspari Wolphii, ... illustratus, & in lucem editus. Adiecimus in pharmacopolarum gratiam plurimas fornacum figuras, ... Pars secunda.Lyon, Barthèlemy Vincent (colophon: Jean Marcorelle), 1573 [altered from 1574] (colophon: 1572). 16mo in 8s (12 x 8 cm). With Vincent's woodcut device on the title-page and about 50 woodcut illustrations in the text. Recased in contemporary limp sheepskin parchment.
4804: GEVERS DEYNOOT, WILLEM THEODORUS. - Specimen oeconomico-politico-juridicum inaugurale, de magno sive halecum piscatu Belgico, (Haringvisscherij).Leiden, J.W. van Leeuwen, 1829. 8vo. 19th-century blue half morocco, gold-tooled spine.
H2QBAEC4EVTI: GIORGI, FEDERICO. - Libro ... del modo di conoscere i buoni falconi, astori, e sparavieri, di farli, di governarli, et di medicarli, come nella tavola si puo vedere.Venice, Gabriel Giolito de Ferrari, 1547. 8vo. With Giorgi's woodcut phoenix printer's device on title-page and a stunning larger one at the end. Blue stiff paper wrappers (ca. 1800).
H9IB1H7RNNFB: GLAUBER, JOHANN RUDOLPH. - [Title on spine:] Opera.Amsterdam, Johannes Janssonius (2 works: Johannes Janssonius van Waesberge), 1651-1669. 19 works (42 parts) in 4 volumes. 8vo. With 10 engraved folding plates and 7 woodcut illustrations in text (lacking 4 woodcut plates in work 5). Half vellum (ca. 1815).
C7KFH1JTLHE3: GODDAEUS, CONRADUS. - Nieuwe gedichten. Sonder rym, naa de Griexe en Latynse dicht-maten, op allerhande soorten van verssen, ingestelt. Noit voor desen in Neder-duits gesien, noch gebruiklik. Harderwijk, Joannes Toll, 1656. Small oblong 4to (15.5×19 cm). With engraved title-page, letterpress title-page with woodcut and engraved folding portrait of the author. 19th-century sheepskin parchment.
G7FF9I3RHVIK: GOES (GÓIS), DAMIÃO DE. - Fides, religio, Moresque Aethiopum sub imperio Preciosi Joannis …Paris, Chrestien Wechel, 1541. With Wechel's woodcut Pegasus device and 3 lines of woodcut text in Ethiopic.With: (2) NONNIUS, Ludovicus. Hispania sive populorum, urbium, insularum, ac fluminum in ea accuratior descriptio.Antwerp, Hieronymus Verdussen, 1607. With Verdussen's woodcut device. 2 works in 1 volume. 8vo. 17th-century vellum.
I17C5EVT1QY6: GOGLER, CARL DE. - Erneuerte Hauß- und Feld-Apotheck, oder Stadt- und Land-Artzney-Buch, ...Frankfurt am Main, Martin Hallervord; Königsberg, printed by Johann Andreae, 1674. With engraved illustrated title-page.With: (2) SCHRÖDER, Johan (and others?). [Pharmacological recipes in manuscript].[Westfalen?, ca. 1674]. A manuscript pharmacopoeia in German, written in dark brown ink on paper, in a Latin hand with gothic influences. 2 works in 1 volume. Narrow 8vo (18 x 9.5 cm). Contemporary vellum.
3921: GOHORRY, JACQUES. - De la transformation metallique, trois anciens tractez en rithme françoise.Including:FONTAINE, Jean de la. La Fontaine des amoureux de science.MEUNG, Jean de. Les remonstrances de nature à lalchymiste errant: avec la response dudict alchy.FLAMEL, Nicolas. Le sommaire philosophique. Avec defence diceluy art & des honestes personages qui y vaquent: contre les efforts que I. Girard mect à les oultrager.Paris, Guillaume Guillard, Amaury Warancore, 1561. With: (2) AUGURELLO, Giovanni Aurelio. [Les trois livres de la chrysopée, c'est à dire, l'art de faire d'or].Paris, Benoist Praevost (for V. Gaultherot), 1549. 2 works in 1 volume (ad 2 bound before ad 1). 8vo (14.5 x 9 cm). 18th-century calf, richly gold-tooled spine.
66MBSX1VU06I: [GONZÁLEZ DE MENDOZA, JUAN]. - Nova et succincta vera tamen historia de amplissimo potentissimoque, nostro quidem orbi hactenus incognito, sed perpaucis abhinc annis explorato Regno China.Frankfurt am Main, [Sigmund Feyerabend(?), 1589]. 8vo. With two early woodcut Chinese characters on p. 200 and p. 202. Contemporary blind-tooled vellum.
DCJGG4BV62VD: GONZALEZ, F.M. - [Panoramic photograph overlooking Mazatlán].[Mexico, ca. 1880-1900]. Albumen print (ca. 17 x 71 cm) in 3 parts with photographer's credit in white in the negative, mat mount. Pasted on heavily spotted and browned contemporary wove paper.
G7UB7I01U79O: GONZÁLEZ DE MENDOZA, JUAN. - De historie ofte beschijvinghe van het groote rijck van China. Amsterdam, Cornelis Claesz. [printed by Jacob Cornelisz Vennecool, Delft], “1595” [= 1596/99]. 8vo. Modern polished tan calf, gold-tooled spine.
H8RBG8UXVJPX: GOOD, JOHN MASON - The history of medicine, so far as it relates to the profession of the apothecary, from the earliest accounts to the present period.London, printed for C. Dilly, 1796. 12mo. Modern half calf with early marbled paper on the sides.
I2ID25SFHLVH: GOULLON, HEINRICH. - Beschreibung der in der homöopatischen Pharmacopöe aufgenommenen Pflanzen nebst driehundert Tafeln naturgetrau colorirter Abbildungen ...Leipzig, Wilhelm Baensch Verlagshandlung, 1865-1867. 2 volumes. Folio. With 299 hand-coloured engraved plates, numbered 1-300 (nos. 157 & 158 in 1 plate). Modern black half calf.
J2SF34HOSJZV: GRANGERET DE LAGRANGE, JEAN-BAPTISTE-ANDRÉ. - Les Arabes en Espagne.Paris, Dondey-Dupré and sons, 1824. 8vo. Contemporary paste-paper wrappers.
S2335: GRILL, JAN. - Essai-boek of uitgereekende tafelen van alle gehaltens in 't goudt en zilver gereduceert uit marken bruto, in marken fyn. Beneffens de uitreekening van de waardy van 't zelve, in guldens, stuivers en myten, volgens de koers en order in de respective munten van Nederland gebruikelyk: zeer dienstig allen kooplieden, munt meesters en anderen in 't goudt en zilver handelende. Alles naaukeurig gereekent, ... als nooit in eenig boek van diergelyke stoffe. Amsterdam, printed for the author and sold by Hendrik van Eyl, [ca. 1716]. 4to. With 447 pages of tables. With 4 manuscript leaves of tables added by a contemporary owner. Contemporary vellum.
1785: GROEN, JAN VAN DER, AND PIETER NIJLAND. - Den Nederlantschen hovenier,… beschrijvende alderhande prinçelijke en heerlijke lust-hoven en hof-steden,...Including: Den verstandigen hovenier, over de twaelf maenden van 't jaer.Including: De medicyn-winkel, of ervaren huys-houder… als mede den naerstigen byen-houder, ... Noch is hier achter bygevoeght Den Verstandigen Kok.Amsterdam, Widow of Gijsbert de Groot, 1711-1721. 3 parts in 1 volume. 4to. With 2 engraved frontispieces, 76 full-page plates, mostly engraved, partly in woodcut, 11 woodcuts in the text and 3 large engraved illustrations on the title-pages. Later half mottled calf, paper title label on spine.
A7TEZG01U79O: GROOT (GROTIUS), HUGO. - [Autograph letter, signed, to the President and councillors of the Supreme Court of the Netherlands].[Netherlands], 1609. Letter on 2 half-sheets (31 x 20.5 cm). In Dutch.
23255: GROSE, FRANCIS. - Principes de caricature, suivis d'un essai sur la peinture comique.Leipzig, Industrie Komptoir, Baumgärtner; Vienna, Mollo & Comp., [1800]. Small 4to (18 x 13 cm). With engraved frontispiece caricature portrait of an antiquarian mastiff and XXVIII numbered engraved plates of caricatures (6 folding), many with several figures, all on grey-brown paper. Contemporary half mottled sheepskin.
I1FAM1RJXA7H: GROTE-HASENBALG, WERNER. - Der Orientteppich[:] seine Geschichte und seine Kultur.Berlin, Scarabaeus (colophon: Dr. Selle & Co.), 1922. 3 volumes (26 x 26 cm). The text volume with colour-printed frontispiece, 28 plates numbered I-XXII (13 colour-printed), 139 numbered and 14 unnumbered illustrations in text, and a folding map; the two plate volumes with a total of 120 colour-printed plates mounted on grey-black paper. Original publisher's cloth.
D59GL3CF5WP2: GUDENFRIDI, GIOVANNI BATISTA. - Replica alla risposta dimostrativa del Sig. Dottor Cavalier Francesco Felini Ristretta in una lettera. [Half-title:] Differenza tra 'il cibo, e 'l cioccolate esposta all' illustriss. et eccell. Sig. Niccolo d'Oria principe d'Angri &c.Florence, Condotta, 1680. 8vo. 18th-century plain paper wrappers.
G4TCX4LVOA3M: [GUERREIRO, FERNÃO (ED.)]. AND CHRISTOBAL SUÁREZ DE FIGUEROA (TRANSL.). - Historia y anal relacion de las cosas que hizieron los padres de la Compañia de Jesus, por las partes de Oriente y otras, en la propagacion del Santo Evangelio, los años passados de 607. y en 608.Madrid, Imprenta Real, sold by Juan Hasrey, 1614 (colophon 1613). 4to. With the large woodcut coat of arms of the dedicatee, Don Geronimo Corella y Mendoza. 20th-century sheepskin parchment.
JA9M409FE5AE: GUEVARA, ANTONIO DE. - Libro de los inventores del arte de marear, y de muchos trabajos que se passan enlas galeras. ... Tocanse enel muy excellentes antiguedades, y avisos muy notables para los que navegan en galeras.Antwerp, Martin Nutius, [ca. 1545/46]. Small 8vo (13.5 x 10 cm). With Nutius's woodcut device on the title-page. Set in rotunda gothic type with a few words in a large roman. Blind-tooled brown goatskin (1920s?) in 16th-century style by Victor Arias (1856-1935) in Madrid, gold-tooled turn-ins.
21881: GUIGNES, CHRÉTIEN-LOUIS-JOSEPH DE. - Voyages à Peking, Manille et l'Ile de France, faits dans l'intervalle des années 1784 a 1801.Paris, l'Imprimerie Impériale (J.J. Marcel) for Treuttel and Würtz, 1808. 3 text volumes and 1 atlas volume. 8vo (text) and folio (atlas). The atlas with 92 engraved illustrations on 61 leaves by De Guines after Deserve and 6 engraved maps (4 folding) by D'Houdan. Text volumes in 19th-century half calf, atlas volume in contemporary half calf.
768F6GH1YQCZ: [GUIOL]. - Essai sur la composition et l'ornement des jardins; ou receuil de plans de jardins de ville et de campagne, de fabriques propres a leur décoration, et de machines pour élever les eaux. Ouvrage faisant suite à l'Almanach du bon jardinier.Paris, Audot, 1818. 12mo. With 46 engraved plates (including which 17 folding; numbered 1-44, plus 36 and 41 bis). Contemporary tree calf, gold-tooled spine and board edges.
S916: [GUIOL]. - Essai sur la composition et l'ornement des jardins; ou recueil de plans de jardins de ville et de campagne, de fabriques propres a leur décoration, et de machines pour élever les eaux.Paris, Audot, 1823. Oblong 4to (18 x 21 cm). With 107 numbered engraved plates on 82 leaves. Contemporary tree calf, richly gold-tooled spine.
5689: GUNST, PIETER STEVENS VAN. - Levantsche vaartuigen.With: (2) RAM, Johannes de. [Print series of Dutch trade convoy].(3) [Anonymous]. [Print series of Oriental trading scenes].[Amsterdam, ca. 1700]. 3 parts in 1 volume. Small oblong Folio (18.5 x 27 cm). With 22 engraved plates in 3 series numbered 1-8, 1-6 and the last 8 unnumbered. 19th-century marbled boards, later endpapers.
J61GFC8UH6LG: GUSINDE, MARTIN. - Die Feuerland-Indianer. Die Ergebnisse meiner vier Forschungsreisen in den Jahren 1918 bis 1924, unternommen im Auftrage des Ministerio de Instruccion Publica de Chile. Mödling (near Vienna), Anthropos (vols. 1-2 & 3 part 2), St. Gabriel (vol. 3 part 1), 1931-1974. 3 volumes bound as 4, plus separate plates volumes for vols. 1 and 3 part 2. 4to. With 4 frontispiece illustration plates; 5 lithographed maps, plus 2 repeats of each of the chromolithographed ones, so that they appear in all 3 volumes; 90 further illustration plates with 298 figures, plus 304 illustrations in the text. Original publisher's uniform green cloth (the plate volumes half cloth with green decorative paper sides), blocked in black and gold, vol. 3 part 1 with the publisher's printed-paper dustjacket.
6354: HAARST, WILLEM VAN. - Beschouwingen van het dierenrijk, voor jonge lieden, ter veredeling van verstand en hart.Leeuwarden, Johannes Proost, [1828]. 3 parts in 1 volume. 8vo. With a lithographed title-page with a small illustration by D. Sluijter after H.P. Oosterhuis, and 6 folding lithographed plates, each depicting several different species of mammals, birds, fishes, insects and snakes. Original publisher's purple cloth, gold-tooled spine and blind-tooled sides.
A4MEHKOOUCTS: HAECHT GOIDTSENHOVEN, LAURENS VAN. - Le microcosme contenant divers tableaux de la vie humaine representez en figures avec une brieve exposition en vers francois.Amsterdam, Theodore Pierre (= Dirck Pietersz.), [not before 1613]. 4to. With the engraved title-page of Joost van den Vondel's Der Gulden Winckel der konstlievende Nederlanders... (1613), with an engraved slip with the present title Le Microcosme contenant ... formerly mounted on it, now removed and kept separately; also with 74 engraved emblems in text (ca. 8.5 x 12 cm) by Gerard de Jode. 19th-century half calf, gold-tooled spine.
F3RG74YNZ8OA: HAEFTEN, BENEDICTUS VAN. - Regia via crucis. Antwerp, Balthasar Moretus (Officina Plantiniana), 1635. 8vo (18 x 11.5 x 4 cm). With engraved title-page showing Christ, Saint Teresa of Avila and 2 unidentified men and 38 full-page emblematic engravings. Richly gold-tooled calf (ca. 1665), each board with the arms of (apparently) Abbot Placidus Buechauer (1611-1669) of Kremsmünster, gilt and elaborately gauffered edges.
9A89T701U79O: HAKLUYT, RICHARD. - Hakluyt's collection of the early voyages, travels, and discoveries, of the English nation. Edited by R.H. Evans.London, G. Woodfall for R.H. Evans and R. Priestley, 1809-1812. 5 volumes. Folio. Contemporary gold-tooled red morocco (F. BEDFORD).
E12A6AA2G73N: HALL, BASIL. - [Autograph letter, signed, to Aaron Louis Frédéric Regnault, Baron de la Susse].Smyrna (Izmir, Turkey), 27 June 1842. 8vo (18 x 11 cm). Manuscript letter in English, in brown ink on one side of an 8vo double leaf. Signed at the foot by Basil Hall.
H1EFLHU1E5LW: HALL, HARRY (BY AND/OR AFTER), AND OTHERS. - Segrare i Derby & Oaks [Winners at the Derby & Oaks].[England and/or Sweden], ca. 1835?-ca. 1855. 4to (24.5 x 18 cm). 36 pencil drawings of English thoroughbred race horses (7.5 x 11.5 to 11 x 16 cm), 1 finished in ink washes and a few touched up with white or light brown. Each drawing mounted on (or occasionally drawn on) a card, loose in a Swedish blind-blocked, textured red cloth portfolio (ca. 1860?).
I4FCH1EPM62B: HALLER, ALBRECHT VON. - Opuscula sua botanica.Göttingen, Johann Wilhelm Schmid, 1749. 8vo. With engraved arms on title-page and 5 engraved folding plates. 19th-century paste paper boards.
C84FG501U79O: HALLEY, EDMOND. - Catalogue des estoilles australes. Ou supplement du catalogue de Thycho, qui montre les longitudes & latitudes des estoilles fixes du Pole Antartique, lesquelles ont esté cachées à Tycho dans l'orison d'Uranibourg, calculées avec un soin tres-exact suivant leurs distances, & corrigées jusques à la fin de l'année 1677. Avec les observations faites en l'Isle de Sainte Helene ...Paris, Jean Baptiste Coignard, 1679. 12mo. With 12 abstract (rather than pictorial) zodiac signs. Contemporary French sprinkled calf, gold-tooled spine and board edges. The boards are 5 mm thick, but each has a large panel hollowed out on the inside, perhaps to hold astronomical aids of some sort.
6000: HALMA, FRANÇOIS. - Het kasteel van Aigermont, en d'omleggende landtstreeken in de heerlykheit van Nederkan, nevens de stadt Maastricht; in heldendicht afgeschetst. Leeuwarden, François Halma, 1715. 4to. With title-page in red and black with an engraved printer's device and 3 engraved folding illustration plates. Modern half vellum.
G81FB5HARQJQ: HAMAKER, HENDRIK ARENT. - Specimen catalogi codicum mss. orientalium bibliothecae Academiae Lugduno-Batavae, ... Leiden, S. and J. Luchtmans, 1820.With:(2) CHAHAN DE CIRBIED, Jacques (Hakob Sahan IRPETEAN). Notice de deux manuscrits Arméniens contenant l'histoire de Mathieu Eretz; ... Paris, Imprimerie Impériale, 1812. (3) TOCHON D'ANNECY, Joseph-François. Dissertation sur l'époque de la mort d'Antiochus VII évergètes sidétès, Roi de Syrie, sur deux médailles antiques de ce prince, ... Paris, L.G. Michaud, 1815. 3 works in 1 volume. 4to. First work set in roman, italic and Arabic types, the second set in roman and Armenian types with incidental italic, the third with an engraved frontispiece and an engraved illustration on title-page. 19th-century red, grained half sheepskin.
6193: HAMILTON, HUGH. - De sectionibus conicis. Tractatus geometricus. In quo, ex natura ipsius coni, sectionum affectioens [!] facillime deducuntur. Methodo nova. London, William Johnston, 1758. 4to. With numerous illustrations on 17 folding engraved plates. Contemporary French gold-tooled red goatskin morocco, with the arms of the French King Louis XV in the centre of each board and his crowned monogram in each compartment (except that with the title) of the spine.
J9DD837D5PX9: HARDTMAN, CHRISTIAN FR. AND ENGELBERT JÖRLIN. - Specimen botanico oeconomicum sistens trifolium hybridum.Lund, Berling, 1780. 4to. With a woodcut tailpiece. Disbound.
21658: HARTING, PIETER. - Het mikroskoop, deszelfs gebruik, geschiedenis en tegenwoordige toestand. Een handboek voor natuur- en geneeskundigen.Utrecht, Van Paddenburg & Comp.; Tiel, Gebr. Campagne, 1848-1854. With: HARTING, Pieter. De nieuwste verbeteringen van het mikroskoop en zijn gebruik, sedert 1850.Tiel, H. C. A. Campagne, 1858.5 volumes bound as 4. 8vo. With 5 folding tables, and 24 folding lithographed, including one plate coloured by hand. Contemporary, gold-tooled red morocco presentation bindings from the Antwerp Botanical Society to its director, Jan Ignatius de Beucker (1827-1906), gold and blind fillets on the boards with the presentation inscription in gold on the front board: "Het Antwerpsch Kruidkundig Genootschap aen zynen achtbaren bestuurder J.J.[!] de Beucker. Oogstmaend 1864", gold-tooled turn-ins, marbled edges and endpapers.
I3L9XGDNBJKQ: HASSELQUIST, FRIEDRICH AND CARL LINNAEUS. - Reise nach Palästina in den Jahren von 1749 bis 1752. auf Befehl ihro Majestät der Königinn von Schweden herausgegeben vond Carl Linnäus aus em Schwedischen.Rostock, Johann Christian Koppe, 1762 (colophon: Leipzig, Johann Gottlob Immanuel Breitkopf, 1761). 8vo. With woodcut tailpieces. Contemporary half vellum.
B33E4AHARQJQ: HATTUM, DIRK VAN. - Kaarte en aftekening van het rivier vak beneeden het Tienhovense Veer met de aanleggende krib, en rijswerken. [Netherlands], August 1792. Manuscript map in pen, ink and colour washes on paper (52.5 x 73.5 cm), with a compass rose (north below right), the names of the regions, and a scale (ca. 1:2000) below left.
S971: HAUG, ÉMILE. - Traité de géologie.Paris, Armand Colin, 1908-1911. 2 parts in 3 volumes. Large 8vo. With 135 plates with half-tone reproductions of photographs (some with 2 photographs) and 485 illustration figures (some in the text, some full-page and including several folding maps). Contemporary half brown morocco, top edges gilt.
18856: [HAWAII]. - Hawaiian fishes.[Honolulu, James Steiner, c. 1910]. Oblong 12mo (12.5 x 17.5 cm). With 12 beautiful chromolithographs of fishes (ca. 12 x 16cm). Publishers red pictorial cloth.
ACAB1Z01U79O: HAWKESWORTH, JOHN. - An account of the voyages undertaken by the order of His Present Majesty, for making discoveries in the southern hemisphere, and successively performed by Commodore Byron, Captain Wallis, Captain Carteret, and Captain Cook, in the Dolphin, the Swallow, and the Endeavour.London, W. Strahan, T. Cadell, 1773. 3 volumes. Large 4to (29.5 x 24.5 cm). With 28 engraved charts and views of coasts, bays and estuaries (several large folding) and 23 numbered engraved illustrations (topographic views, portraits, etc., mostly folding). Contemporary uniform mottled calf, gold-tooled spines.
23448: HAY, JOHN. - De rebus Japonicis, Indicis, et Peruanis epistolae recentiores.Antwerp, Martinus Nutius II, 1605. 8vo. With Nutius's woodcut device on title-page and a small woodcut illustration in the text. Contemporary blind-tooled pigskin over wooden boards, each board in a double panel design, 2 brass catchplates and anchor plates (straps and clasps gone).
H6AC83TDYQF5: HAY, JOHN. - De rebus Japonicis, Indicis, et Peruanis epistolae recentiores.Antwerp, Martinus Nutius II, 1605. 8vo. With Nutius's woodcut device on title-page and a small woodcut illustration in the text. Contemporary vellum.
F63CG0ZIY9EO: HAZEWINKEL, ABRAHAM CORNELIS. - Handleiding om op verschillende wijzen de breedte buiten den middag of meridiaan te vinden, door waarnemingen aan de zon of sterren; … Tweede druk. Amsterdam, widow of Gerard Hulst van Keulen, 1839. 8vo. With a lithographed plate and several letterpress tables. Contemporary boards.
F63BZTTH4G5B: HAZEWINKEL, ABRAHAM CORNELIS. - Handleiding om op verschillende wijzen de breedte buiten den middag of meridiaan te vinden, door waarnemingen aan de zon of starren. Groningen, R.J. Schierbeek, 1827. 8vo. With a lithographed folding plate and numerous letterpress tables (numbered I-VI, but some spread over several pages). Contemporary boards, covered with red sprinkled paper, rebacked with brown paper tape.
9AHF2VYD4ZB1: HECKEL, CATHARINA SPERLING. - [Four young ladies in fancy gowns].[Augsburg, ca. 1725?]. Four drawings in brown ink, watercolour and coloured gouaches on vellum, highlighted with gold (each 5.9 x 9.0 cm). Each mounted in a later passe-partout with a gold border, in an ebonized wooden frame (23.5 x 20.5 cm).
75RGTLDTIJWE: HEIMREICH, ANTON. - Ernewerte Nordfresische Chronick, darin die Beschreibung derer dem Schleßwigischen Hertzogthum incorporirten Freschen Landschafften, ... Schleswig, Johann Holwein for the author, 1668. 4to. Engraved frontispiece (incorporating 5 town plans and a portrait of the author), engraved folding map of North Friesland (at a scale of about 1: 450,000) dated 1668, and a folding letterpress genealogical table. 18th-century mottled calf, gold-tooled spine and board edges. Rebacked, preserving the original backstrip.
H8RDNCBBM1E1: HEINE, WILHELM. - Reis om de wereld naar Japan.[Rotterdam, Nijgh], 1856. Large 8vo (24.5 x 16 cm). With a frontispiece, title-page and 10 plates (all tinted wood engravings) and a few wood engravings in text. Contemporary half morocco.
23502: HEINSIUS, DANIEL. - Lof-sanck van Jesus Christus den eenigen ende eeuwigen sone Godes: ende zyne andere Nederduytse poemata. Nieuwelijcks oversien, vermeerdert, ende verbetert. Met de uytlegginghen. Amsterdam, Jan Jacobsz. Schipper, 1650. 8vo. With a woodcut interlaced decoration on the title-page, a small engraved nativity scene (for the Lof-sanck), a full-page engraving of the memorial monument for Jacob van Heemskerk (for the Neder-Duytsche poemata) and 72 emblematic engravings (4.5×6.5 cm), mostly by Crispijn de Passe. 17th-century vellum.
18851: HELMREICH, ANDREAS. - Kunstbüchlein. Wie man auff Marmelstein, Kupffer, Messing, Zihn, Stahl, Eisen, Harnisch und Waffen, &c. etzen, und künstlich vergülden soll. Mit vorgehendem Bericht, wie man Dinten, Dintenpulver, Prisilgen, und alle Metallfarben zum schreiben. Mancherley Farben, Pergament, Federn zu färben. Alle Metallen aus der Federn zu schreiben, Gold und Silber, Fundamentlein und Goldwasser auff allerley Ballerey, und dergleichen mehr, machen und temperieren soll. Zu Dienst und Ehren allen Schreibern, auch den unerfahrnen der Etzkunst, zusammen gebracht. ... Von neuen übersehen, gemehret, und corrigirt, und in Druck gebracht.[Leipzig?], 1660. Small 8vo (14.5 x 8.5 cm). Title-page printed in red and black. Later marbled wrappers.
19372: HERBART, JOHANN FRIEDRICH. - Ueber philosophisches studium.Göttingen, Heinrich Dieterich, 1807. 8vo. Contemporary half calf, richly gold-tooled spine and gold-tooled crowned monogram in centre on front board.
HAPK54F6VR31: HERMANN, PAUL. - Horti Academici Lugduno-Batavi catalogus exhibens plantarum omnium nomina, quibus ab anno MDCLXXXI ad annum MDCLXXXVI hortus fuit instructus ut & plurimarum in eodem cultarum & à nemine hucusque editarum descriptiones & icones ...Leiden, Cornelius Boutesteyn, 1687. 8vo. With engraved frontispiece and 106 full-page engravings on integral leaves (at least 1 by Jacob Harrewijn). Contemporary gold-tooled calf.
I1TGABJZLUJQ: HERMANNI, PHILLIPUS. - Een constich distillierboeck, inhoudende die rechte en[de] waerachtige conste, om alderhande wateren, cruyden, bloemen, wortelen en[de] alle andere dingen te leeren distilieren.Utrecht, Reynder Wylicks, 1596 (colophon: 1597). 8vo. With woodcut illustration on title-page and 3 woodcuts in text. 19th century half sheepskin.
S2783: HERMANS, H. JR. - Beknopte natuurlijke geschiedenis der zeldzaamste en meest belangrijkste in- en uitlandsche vogelen, met honderd zestien [= 117!] naauwkeurig naar het leven gekleurde afbeeldingen. Amsterdam, Gebroeders Van Arum, [1828]. 2 volumes. 8vo (text) & oblong folio (plates). With 117 figures on 21 engraved plates (16.5 x 24-29 cm), drawn by Jan Caspar Philips ca. 1762-1763. Coloured by a contemporary hand, as published. Modern cloth and half cloth.
18691: HEROLT, JOHANNA HELENA. - [Watercolour of a wallflower and a double hyacinth, with inchworm moths, larvae and pupae].[Amsterdam, ca. 1700]. Watercolour drawing (38 x 29 cm) on extremely fine white parchment, said to be uterine lamb, showing a wallflower and a double hyacinth with two inchworm moths in the air (2 different species) and two inchworms and two pupae on the leaves and flowers. Framed.
A6NFGYX03ZAY: HERP, HENRICK. - Den spieghel der volmaecktheydt. Seer profijtelijck allen menschen, in wat staet sy zijn. ... Nu weder van nieus ghevisiteert ende gheapprobeert.Antwerp, Hieronymus Verdussen, 1607. 8vo. With a woodcut roundel portrait of Jesus on the title-page (signed "A"), a woodcut tailpiece, and decorations built up from cast arabesque fleurons. Contemporary overlapping vellum, leather thong ties.
A1TGYV4OFPE1: HERRMANN, FRIEDRICH. - Ueber die Seeräuber im Mittelmeer und ihre Vertilgung. Ein Völkerwunsch an den erlauchten Kongreß in Wien. Mit den nöthigen historischen und statistischen Erläuterungen.Lubeck, M. Michelsen, 1815. 8vo. 19th-century boards covered with paste-paper.
14745: HERVET, GENTIAN. - Epistre ou advertissement au peuple fidele de l'Eglise Catholique, touchant les differens qui sont aujourd'huy en la religion Chrestienne.Paris, Nicolas Chesneau, 1561.With:(2) HERVET, Gentian. Deux epistres, aux ministres, predicans et supposts de la congregation & nouvelle eglise de ceux qui s'appellent fideles, & croyans à la parolle: ...Paris, Nicolas Chesneau, 1562.Including: (3) HERVET, Gentian. Seconde epistre aux ministres, predicans & suppostz de le nouvelle eglise, de ceux qui s'appellent fideles, & croyans à la parole.Paris, Nicolas Chesneau, 1561.(4) [TOUSSAIN, Daniel?]. Response a une certaine epistre envoyee par M. Gentian Hervet, curé de Crevant, aux fideles de l'eglise reformee d'Orleans.[Paris?], [publisher unknown], 1561.(5) HERVET, Gential. Apologie ou defense, contre une response des Ministres de la nouvelle eglise d'Orleans, escripte en leur nom, par Je ne sçay qui, se nommant, L'un pour tous.Paris, Nicolas Chesneau, 1561. 5 works in 1 volume. 8vo. 18th-century(?) sheepskin parchment.
S1132: HERVIEUX DE CHANTELOUP, JOSEPH-CHARLES. - Nouveau traité des serins de canarie, contenant la maniere de les élever & les appareiller pour en avoir de belles races; avec des remarques sur les signes & causes de leurs maladies, & plusieurs secrets pour les guérir. ... Nouvelle edition, revûe, corrigée & augmentée ...Paris, Saugrain Fils, 1745. 8vo. With 1 engraved plate, 2 pages with woodcut music scores, and 1 folding engraved plate with music scores on both sides. Contemporary mottled, tanned sheepskin, gold-tooled spine.
I84BI9BBC28K: HEYDEN (HEIDEN), FRANS JANSZ. VAN DER. - Vervarelyke schip-breuk van 't Oost-Indisch jacht Ter Schelling, onder het landt van Bengale; ... beneffens een bondige beschryving der Koningryken van Arrakan, Bengale, Martavan, Tanassery, … Den vyfden druk doorgaens met platen verciert.Harderwijk, Jan Rampen, 1722. 4to. With 18 woodcut illustrations plus 1 repeat. Modern half vellum.
6277: HEYNLIN DE LAPIDE, JOHANNES. - Resolutioru[m] dubioru[m] circa celebatione[m] missarum occurrentium.(Colophon: Cologne, Johann Landen, 1506). With a woodcut illustration of the madonna and child on the recto of the last blank and repeated on the verso of the same leaf. With: (2) AUGUSTINUS OF LEONISSA. Sermones pulcherrimi sup[er] D[omi]nica[m] or[ati]o[n]em Pater noster et Angelicam salutat[i]o[n]em Ave Maria ... (Colophon: Cologne, [heirs of] Heinrich Quentel, 1505). With a couple decorated woodcut initials. 2 works in 1 volume. 8vo. Richly blind-tooled calf in panel design, signed ("HB") and dated ("1540"), both sides with in the centre a roll of showing the crucifixion, instruments of the Passion and the resurrection of Christ, surrounded by a roll with portraits of the 4 Evangelists and the front board with the title "Resolutorium" and "XLIII". Further with 5 brass bosses on each side, brass clasps, catch plates and corner pieces (lacking 2 corner pieces on the back).
H97FLEVPD62A: HEYNS, ZACHARIAS AND OTHERS. - Const-thoonende juweel, by de loflijcke stadt Haerlem, ten versoecke van Trou Moet Blijcken, in't licht gebracht. ... In twaelf spelen van sinne. Zwolle, Zacharias Heyns, 1607. 4to. With 13 folding engraved panoramic views of the processions of the participating societies (ranging from 13 x 56 cm to 13 x 140 cm), 13 nearly full-page engraved coats of arms and 2 engraved elevations showing the stage and the triumphal arch used during the festivities. 17th-century gold-tooled vellum. Recased, later endpapers.
79GCNC2U5O5S: HIGGINS, WILLIAM JOHN. - South Sea whale fishery. A representation of the ships Amelia Wilson & Castor off the Island of Bouro - with their boats & crew in the various process of fishing, shewing the manner the spermacetti whales are caught, also the method of cutting them into the ship, & boiling the oil upon deck.London, W.J. Huggins, January 1, 1825. Aquatint (plate size: 44 x 56.5 cm), printed on unwatermarked wove paper (50.5 x 61.5 cm).
HBPM11J9Q5SL: [HIMBRES, JEHAN, ROGIER VACHON AND OTHERS]. - Sensuit le traicte des eaues artificielles, les vertus et proprietez dicelles.(Colophon: Paris, [Alain Lotrian, ca. 1521/26]). Small 8vo (13.5 x 9 cm). With a woodcut on the title-page (repeated on the last page) showing a garden. Red goatskin morocco (ca. 1880?) by René-Victor Chambolle, gold-tooled turn-ins, gilt edges.
3996: HIRSCHFELD, CHRISTIAN CAY LORENZ. - Theorie der Gartenkunst.Leipzig, M.G. Weidmanns Erben, Reich, 1779-1785. 5 volumes. 4to. With 231 engravings in text, 6 engraved plates and 1 folding engraved plate. Early 19th century half tree calf, gold-tooled spines.
S928: [HOFMANN, ERNST] AND ARNOLD SPULER (EDITOR). - Die Schmetterlinge Europas. Dritte Auflage.Stuttgart, E. Schweizerbart, 1908-1910. 4 volumes. 4to. With 155 chromolithographed plates. Original publisher's decorated cloth.
J9DDGDAU7R9G: HOLM, JONAS AND OLOF ADAMSSON HERWECH. - Dissertatio philosophica, de praestantia studii historici naturae.Stockholm, Laurentius Salvius, 1752. 4to. Disbound.
19905: [HOLSTEYN PIETER THE YOUNGER]. - Druyven hyacinthen.[Netherlands, ca. 1650]. Watercolour (ca. 13.5 x 13 cm) on laid paper (31.5 x 21 cm), with caption below.
I9FA0NKXWOEC: HOMANN, JOHANN BAPTIST. - Hydrographia Germaniae qua geographiae naturalis ea pars quae de aquis celebrioribus praesertim vero de fluminibus Germaniae agit...Nuremberg, Johann Baptist Homann, [ca. 1710?]. Engraved map (48.5 x 58 cm) on a whole sheet of paper (53 x 63.5 cm), coloured in an early hand, with the title in an illustrated cartouche with Neptune and other mythological figures at lower left, an illustrated cartouche at upper left with a coat of arms, and a scale (ca. 1:2,400,000) in the margins.
8BEEO001U79O: HONDIUS, PETRUS. - Dapes inemptae, oft de Mouffe Schans, dat is de soeticheyt des buyten-levens, vergeselschapt met de boecken. [Netherlands, 1619(?) (not after 1621)]. 12mo. Recased in 17th-century vellum.
17305: HONDIUS, PETRUS. - Dapes inemptae, of de Moufe-schans, dat is, de soeticheydt des buyten-levens, vergheselschapt met de boucken. Afgedeelt in X gangen. Nieuwe editie.Leiden, Daniel Roels (colophon: printed by Joris Abrahamsz van der Marsce), 1621. 8vo. With woodcut view of a country-house on title-page. Contemporary overlapping vellum, modern endpapers.
C9DCIW01U79O: HOOGHE, ROMEYN DE. - [King Carlos II of Spain]. Brussels, Jean Leonard, [ca. 1685]. 60×50 cm. Allegorical portrait of King Carlos II of Spain as a Roman Emperor, with a globe showing the Americas, numerous allegorical figures and classical gods, his arms on the wall in the background and his crowned CC II monogram on a staff with a banner. Framed, in a passe partout.
I9NE1W93Q2EV: HOOGHE, ROMEYN DE. - Victorien der Nederl. Geoct. O. Compagnie op het Koninkryck van Macasser door den Ed. heer C. Speelman.[Amsterdam?, 1669]. Engraved view (40 x 54.5 cm), with two battle scenes on top, flanked by portraits of Speelman and Radjah Palacca, with in the centre a laurel wreath with the monogram of the VOC, surrounded by Mars and Mercury, and a banderole with the title; and with letterpress text below the view (11 x 54.5 cm), including two poems by the famous Dutch poet Joost van den Vondel and numbered keys referring to the plate. Framed (75 x 81 cm).
827DKWO47ZXP: HOOGHE, ROMEYN DE. - Schouburgh der Nederlandse veranderingen, geopent in ses tooneelen, waer op de wisselbeurten des Vereenigde Staets door den Fransen oorlog gebrouwen, in historieele sinnebeelden, vertoont en beschreven zijn.Amsterdam, the author, 1674. Small folio (28.5 x 19 cm). With engraved frontispiece and 6 large engraved folding plates by Romeyn de Hooghe (plate size ca. 23 x 35 cm). Contemporary vellum.
J1RFFIXKCZH9: HOORN, JACOB VAN. - Caarte van den nieuw vermaakte zee-dyk be oosten Muyden ...[Amsterdam], Hendrik de Leth, 1737. Large engraved map on two separate sheets (63.5 x 90 cm each), with 3 cross-sections of the dyke, a scale bar (ca. 1:11.000) and 11 compass roses.
S1509: HORST, TIELEMAN VAN DER. - Theatrum machinarum universale, of nieuwe algemeene bouwkunde, waarin op eene naauwkeurige, klaare en wiskundige wijze wordt voorgesteld en geleerd het maaken van veelerleije soorten van trappen, met derzelver gronden en opstallen, mitsgaders het uitslaan derzelven, als mede ... Lantaarens, en wat meer tot dit soort van bouwkunde behoort: ... Amsterdam, J.S. van Esveldt-Holtrop, [ca. 1810]. Large folio (49 x 35 cm). With engraved vignette on the title-page and 30 double-page engraved plates by Jan Schenk. 19th-century half calf.
A2DFNA01U79O: HORST, TILEMAN VAN DER AND JACOB POLLEY. - Theatrum machinarum universale; of keurige verzameling van verscheide grote en zeer fraaie waterwerken, schutsluizen, waterkeringen, ophaal- en draaibruggen. Amsterdam, Petrus Schenk [II] & son (vol. II: Petrus Schenk [III]), 1757-1774. Imperial folio (50 x 34 cm). With a double-page engraved dedication plate and 41 double-page and 7 larger folding engraved illustration plates. Red half sheepskin (ca. 1800).
E4OBN701U79O: HORST, TIELEMAN VAN DER. - Theatrum machinarum universale; of nieuwe algemeene bouwkunde, waar in … werd voorgestelt en geleerdt het maaken van veelerley soorten van trappen.Amsterdam, Petrus Schenk, 1739. With engraved half-title, engraved title-page (with engraved device), engraved dedication and 30 double-page engraved plates by Jan Schenk. With: (2) HORST, Tieleman van der. Theatrum machinarum universale; of nieuwe algemeene bouw-kunde; ...Amsterdam, Petrus Schenk, 1739. With woodcut vignette on title-page. 2 volumes: Folio (plates) and 4to (text). Contemporary red half roan.
847: HORSTIUS, JACOB. - De aureo dente Maxillari Pueri Silesii, primum, utrum eius generatio naturalis fuerit, nec ne; deinde an digna eius interpretatio dari queat.Including: HORSTIUS, Jacob. De natura differentiis et causis eorum, qui dormientes ambulant, vigilantium opera, eaq. Leipzig, Valentinus Voegelinus (colophon: printed by Michael Lanzenberger), 1595. 2 parts in 1 volume. Small 8vo (14 x 9 cm). With woodcut printer’s device on title-page (repeated above the colophon). 19th-century half vellum.
1187: HORTENSIUS, LAMBERTUS. - Het boeck van den oproer der Weder-dooperen. Eerst int Latijn beschreven, ende ghedruckt tot Basel ... Ende nu in Nederlandts overgheset. ...Enkhuizen, Jacob Lenaertsz Meyn, 1614. Folio. With 1 half-page and 8 full-page engraved plates in text (one repeat). Contemporary vellum.
21740: HOSPINIANUS, RODOLPHUS. - Van de tempelen: dat is vijf boecken van den oorspronck, voortganck, ghebruyck en de misbruyck der tempelen ende gheheelijck aller dinghen, die tot de tempelen behooren.Amsterdam, Jan Evertsz. Cloppenburch, 1606. 4to. With Cloppenburch's printer's device on title-page and one page (O1) rubricated in red. Contemporary vellum.
18980: HOUBRAKEN, ARNOLD. - De groote schouburgh der Nederlantsche konstschilders en schilderessen. ... Den tweeden druk. The Hague, Johannes Swart, Cornelis Bouquet, Mattheus Gaillard, 1753. With engraved frontispiece, engraved author's portrait and 47 engraved plates bound in a separate plates volume.With: (2) GOOL, Johan van. De nieuwe schouburg der Nederlantsche kunstschilders en schilderessen: … The Hague, for the author, 1750-1751. With engraved author's portrait and 22 engraved plates (1 folding). Lacking engraved frontispiece. 2 works (in 3 and 2 parts), bound in 11 text volumes (8vo interleaved with 4to, 25.5 x 20 cm) and 2 plate volumes (8vo interleaved with small folio, 28 x 20.5 cm). Uniform late 18th-century half sheepskin parchment (ad 1) and half vellum (ad 2).
CC8C5DC8G2PH: HOUT, JAN VAN. - Der Stadt Leyden dienst-bouc, innehoudende verclaringe van tvvezen ende ghelegentheyt vande zelve stadt, gelijck die van outs gheweest, ende verdeelt is.[Leiden], Raadhuispers, 1602. Small folio (ca. 19 x 29 cm). With woodcut coat of arms of the city of Leiden on title-page, and an added full-page engraved author's portrait by W. van Swanenburgh, dated 1608. Printed in textura, civilité and roman types, alternately in 2 columns and over the whole page, and with blank, outlined spaces for intended seals. Early 18th-century richly gold-tooled red morocco, gilt-edges.
22958: HUBER, BERTRAND. - Aperçu statistique de l'île de Cuba, précédé de quelques lettres sur la Havane, et suivi de tableaux synoptiques, d'une carte de l'île, et du tracé des côtes depuis la Havane jusqu'a Matanzas.Paris, P. Dufart, 1826. 8vo. With 6 folding letterpress tables and 2 engraved maps (1 folding), depicting Cuba and surrounding islands. Contemporary half calf, black- and gold-tooled spine.
B17BCJOPMN0T: HÜBNER, JOHANN. - Kort begrip der oude en nieuwe staatkundige geographie. Behelzende eene beschrijving der heerschappyen, inwelken de aarde verdeeld is: haare gelegenheid, grootte, luchts- en grondsgesteldheid, voortbrengselen, rivieren, regeeringsstaat, aart en godsdienst der inwooners,...Amsterdam and Utrecht, Covens and Mortier and Jan Jakob van Poolsum, 1758. 8vo. Contemporary vellum.
6728: HUGO, HERMAN. - Pia desideria emblematis, elegiis & affectibus SS. patrum illustrata. Antwerp, Hendrick Aertssen, 1628. Small 8vo (12.5 x 8 cm). With letterpress title set in a emblematic woodcut, woodcut coat of arms of Pope Urban VIII, introductory woodcut emblem, 45 woodcut emblems by Christoph van Sichem the Younger after Boetius van Bolswert and 18 white on black oval ornamental woodcut tailpieces. Contemporary vellum.
A7FAF301U79O: HULSIUS, BARTHOLOMAEUS. - Den onderganck des Roomschen arents, door den Noordschen leeuw.Amsterdam, for Crispijn van de Passe the Younger, 1642. Small 4to (18.5 x 15 cm). With engraved title-page, letterpress title-page with engraved device with coat of arms of Gustavus Adolphus, and 29 engraved plates in text (ca. 7 x 11 cm) by Crispyn de Passe the Younger. 19th-century mottled brown calf, gold-tooled spine (imitation 17th-century binding).
252: HULSIUS, LEVINUS. - Romanorum numismatum series. à C. Iulio Caesaro ad Rudolphum II. Add. est breviter ipsorum vita, aversa pars numismorum & eorundem explicatio. Frankfurt, for the author, 1603. 8vo. With large allegorical engraving with portrait of Romulus on title-page, full-page allegorical armorial engraved plate on verso of title-page and 150 engravings of both sides of ancient coins in text. Contemporary red morocco, richly gold-tooled spine.
S308: HUMBOLDT, ALEXANDER VON. - Ideen zu einer Physiognomik der Gewächse.Tübingen, J.G. Cotta, 1806. 8vo. Original publisher's wrappers.
S2716: HUMBOLDT, ALEXANDER VON AND AIMÉ BONPLAND. - Voyage aux régions equinoxiales du Nouveau Continent. (Reprint of the Paris edition, 1805-1834).Amsterdam, New York, Theatrum Orbis Terarrum, Da Capo Press, 1971-1973. 30 volumes (20 in Atlas folio and 10 in Royal 4to). With 1470 plates and maps (1240 in colour).With: (2) HUMBOLDT, Alexander von. Personal narrative of the travels to the equinoxial regions of the New Continent, 1799-1804, and Researches concerning the institutions and monuments of the ancient inhabitants of America. Edited and translated into English by Helen M. Williams. (Reprint of the London edition, 1814-1829). Amsterdam, New York, Theatrum Orbis Terarrum, Da Capo Press, 1972. 9 volumes bound as 5. Library cloth.
C1I9HIHZ87FO: HUMBOLDT, ALEXANDER VON. - Fragmente einer Geologie und Klimatologie Asiens. Aus dem Französischen mit Anmerkungen, einer Karte und einer Tabelle vermehrt. Berlin, J.A. List (colophon: printed by A. Petsch), 1832. 8vo. With 2 lithographed folding maps, the first showing the relevant part of Asiatic Russia and the second a map of the northern hemisphere in polar projection with isotherms, and a folding letterpress table. Contemporary half cloth with embossed decoration, marbled sides.
98UDDUCFFZDL: HUNTER, WILLIAM. - Anatomia uteri humani gravidi tabulis illustrata, ... The anatomy of the human gravid uterus exhibited in figures, ...Birmingham, printed by John Baskerville; London sold by Samuel Baker & George Leigh, Thomas Cadell, David Wilson & George Nicol, John Murray, 1774. Royal 1mo (67 x 48.5 cm). With 34 numbered engraved anatomical plates (plate size 35.5 x 29 cm to 58.5 x 46 cm), drawn by Jan van Riemsdijk and engraved by Robert Strange and others. Without the dedication leaf present in some copies. 20th-century half brown goatskin morocco.
E6FFWB2XUOX9: [HUNZIKER, JOHN JAMES]. - Nature's selfprinting[:] a series of useful and ornamental plants of the South Indian flora[.] Taken from fresh specimens in facsimile colours. Mangalore, "Botanographed and published by J. Hunziker, Basel Mission Press", 1862 (binding label: printed and published for V. P. Coelho esquire, etc.). Imperial 4to (42 x 33 cm). With 3 colour-printed preliminary leaves, and 231 nature-printed plates in several colours, printed by an experimental process transferring the image to a litho stone. Publisher's original gold-tooled green half morocco.
A4NGTGNTU56Q: HUSSAK, EUGEN. - Anleitung zum Bestimmen der gesteinbildenden Mineralien.Leipzig, Wilhelm Engelmann, 1885. 8vo. With 103 lithographed figures in the text and on 4 double-page plates. Contemporary half sheepskin, gold-tooled spine.
6520: HUYGENS, JAN BAPTISTA JOSEPHUS. - Notarius Belgicus oft ampt der notarissen, verdeelt in theorie ende practyque. Tweeden druck vernieuwt ende verbetert.Brussels, Guillelmus Fricx, 1712. 8vo. With fine engraved frontispiece by Karrewijn, title-page in red and black, and a full-page engraved coat of arms of Albert de Gyspere. Contemporary calf.
H7LBT9LSNJM4: HUYSSEN VAN KATTENDYKE, WILLEM JOHAN CORNELIS. - Uittreksel uit het dagboek van W.J.C. Ridder Huyssen van Kattendyke, Kapitein-Luit. ter zee, gedurende zijn verblijf in Japan in 1857, 1858 en 1859.The Hague, W.P. van Stockum (printed by Giunta d'Albani), 1860. 8vo. With large folding lithographed map (67 x 54.5 cm) depicting the west coast of Japan and Kiusiu, by E. Spanier after H.O. Wichers. Contemporary gold-tooled red sheepskin (morocco), gilt edges, silk-watered endpapers.
FA1EOETZ2Y6Y: HYRTL, JOSEPH. - Das arterielle Gefäss-System der Rochen. Vienna, kaiserlich-königlichen Hof- und Staatsdruckerei for Karl Gerold's son, 1858. Large 4to (31 x 24.5 cm). With 5 lithographed plates after drawings by Anton Elfinger, showing the arterial system in parts of a common torpedo, a thornback ray (2x), and a common skate (2x), with the arteries coloured orange and red by hand. Original publisher's brown printed paper wrappers.
I59DHKI76L4B: IBN SINA (AVICENNA), RAYMOND LULL (LULLIUS) AND ARISTOTLE. - De alchimia opuscula complura veterum philosophorum, quorum catalogum sequens pagella indicabit. (Dedication: Frankfurt, Cyriacus Jacob, 1550). Part 1 (of 2). Small 4to (19.5 x 15 cm). With a large woodcut illustration on title-page, hand coloured by an early hand, and Jacob's woodcut printer's device on the last otherwise blank page. 17th-century(?) limp sheepskin parchment.
J2SEHIGUTSBI: IBN AL-WARDI AND CARL AURIVILLIUS. - Ex opere cosmographico Ibn Alvardi particulam, ...Uppsala, Laur. Magnus Höjer, 1752. 4to. With a large part of the text in Arabic with parallel Latin, and some Hebrew and Greek passages. Modern boards.
H8RBU4IY9SFU: IDES, EVERT YSBRANDTS. - Three years travels from Moscow over-land to China: thro great Ustiga, Siriana, Permia, Sibiria, Daour, great Tartary, &c. to Peking.Including: KAO, Dionysius. A short description of the vast Empire of China.London, Printed for W. Freeman, J. Walthoe, T. Newborough, J. Nichelson and R. Parker, 1706. 4to. With engraved frontispiece, 1 engraved folding map, and 30 engraved plates (8 folding and 1 double-page). Contemporary blind- and gold-tooled calf, rebacked.
9BDEHOBV62VD: [INCUNABLE - GERMANY]. - [12 leaves from: Statuta synodalia herbipolensia].[Würzburg, Georg Reyser, ca. 1486]. Folio. Printed in red and black in rotunda type (32 lines; printed area: 18 x 12 cm; type: 112a). With illustrations cut from 19th- or 20th-century reproductions of early woodcuts (ca. 21 x 14 cm) pasted on the front (Annunciation) and back pastedown (Christophorus, with the year "cccc xx tercio").. Later bound in two leaves from a 13th-century vellum theological manuscript, rubricated and decorated with alternating red and blue initials with penwork.
5987: ISSELBURG, PETER AND GEORG REMUS. - Emblemata politica. In aula magna Curiae Noribergensis depicta quae sacra virtutum suggerunt monita prudenter administrandi fortiterque defendendi Rempublicam.[Nuremberg, Peter Isselburg, 1617]. Small 4to (19 x 14 cm). With an engraved title-page, engraved dedication with the Nuremberg coat of arms and the coat of arms of the eight Nuremberg Senators, and 32 engraved plates with emblems, with engraved captions above and four-line Latin verses below. Modern brown morocco with a large panel on both sides of green imitation reptile skin, encrusted with small gems in centre, chamois endleaves, with matching half morocco chemise and matching half morocco slipcase (Perez-Noriega, 1995).
FAACJSR1MSG6: IVES, EDWARD. - Reize naar Oost-Indië en Persië, en de daar omliggende landen. Ondernomen langs een' ongewoonen weg.Amsterdam, De Compagnie, 1779. 2 volumes bound as 1. 4to. With 2 engraved title-pages, 2 folding engraved maps, one of India (44 x 51 cm), the other tracking Ives's journey from Basra to Latakia (ca. 42 x 56 cm), and 9 engraved plates (including 1 large folding). Early 20th-century boards.
H8OH3YXWL6WF: JACOBS, HEYMAN. - Het schat der armen. Oft een medecijn boecxken, dienstelijck voor alle menschen, ... Op een nieu oversien, verbetert, ende vermeerdert. Amsterdam, [Cornelis Lodewijksz. vander Plasse?], printed by Frans Pels, 1634. 8vo. Modern boards covered with marbled paper.
HB4KOEL15QG2: JACOBS, HEYMAN. - Den kleynen herbarius ofte kruydt-boecxken, ...Amsterdam, printed by the widow of Gerrit Hendricxsz. van Breughel (colophon: for "Harmen Jansz Muller"[!]), 1638. With: (2) [BONTIUS, Reinier? and others]. Vorstelick gheschenk. Dat is: een medecynboeck. Inhoudende veele geproefde ende goet ghevonden medecijn stucken: ...Amsterdam, Hendrick Barentsz., 1631. 2 works in 1 volume. 8vo. Near contemporary blind-tooled vellum (dated 1650).
HC3BELM336NX: JACOBS, HEYMAN. - Den kleynen herbarius ofte kruyt boecxken, ...Rotterdam, Pieter van Waesberge, 1637. Small 8vo. With woodcut device on the title-page. 20th-century boards covered with marbled paper.
E7GFVFE8TZBS: JAILLOT, HUBERT. - l'Espagne suivant l'étendue de tous ses royaumes et principautés, compris sous les couronnes de Castille, d'Aragon et de Portugal.Paris, Hubert Jaillot, 1716. Engraved map in 4 sheets (each measuring ca. 56 x 76.5 cm; map would measure ca. 98 x 117 cm. if assembled) on a scale of ca. 1:1,000,000, engraved by Cordier. With title in a decorated cartouche engraved by Tardieu on the bottom right and scales in a cartouche on the bottom left.
H3VH919BOI9Q: JAMES, SILAS. - A narrative of a voyage to Arabia, India; &c; ...; with remarks on the genius and disposition of the natives of Arabia Felix; …London, printed by William Glindon, sold by the author, [1797]. 8vo. With a frontispiece portrait of the author engraved by William Newman. Modern dark brown calf, gold-tooled spine.
6791: JANSEN, ANTHONY. - Zinnebeelden, getrokken uit Horatius Flaccus, naer de geestrijke vinding van den geleerden Otto van Veen, op de zeden toegepast; en met bygedichten, op nieuws gerijmt.Amsterdam, Justus Dankerts, 1683. 4to. With engraved portrait of Horace on title-page, and 103 engraved emblems by A. Loeimans and A. Seil after Otto Vaenius. Contemporary vellum.
5796: JANSSENS, JAN WILLEM. - [Publicaties, advertenties, notificaties en een waarschouwing]. [Cape Town, the former VOC printing office at the Castle], 1805. Small folio (31.5 x 19.5 cm). 38 official ordonnances, proclamations, notices, etc., printed together, addressed to the colonists in the Cape of Good Hope, with no general title, but each item with its own drop-title: 5 with one of two large woodcut titles in script lettering ("Publicatie" and "Notificatie") and the others with letterpress titles "Publicatie", "Advertentie", "Notificatie", "Waarschouwing". Each item with the autograph signature of Governor-general Janssens, and/or his secretary J.A. Truter in brown ink. Contemporary half sheepskin.
E1CD8BRQ75WS: [JAPAN & EAST INDIES - JESUITS]. - Epistolae Indicae et Iapanicae de multarum gentium ad Christi fidem, per Societatem Iesu conversione. Item de Tartarorum potentia, moribus, & totius penè Asiae religione. Tertia editio cum indice castigatior & auctior.Leuven, Rutger Velpius, 1570. 2 parts in 1 volume. 8vo. Each part with woodcut publisher's device on last blank and numerous decorated woodcut initials. Contemporary sheepskin parchment.
9A2BBINZPOJC: [JESUITS - CHINA - JAPAN - INDIA]. - Lettere dell' India Orientale, scritte da' reverendi padri della Compagnia di Giesù. . . . Novamente stampate, & ampliate in molti luoghi, & ricorrette con diligenza. Venice, Antonio Ferrari, 1580. Small 8vo (15×9.5 cm). With Ferrari's woodcut scrollwork device on the title-page and in a larger size in the colophon. Early limp vellum.
85AF5SY47RZH: [JESUITS - JAPAN - CHINA]. - Lettere del Giapone, et della Cina de gl'anni M.D.LXXXIX. & M.D.XC.Milan, Pacifico Pontio, 1592. 8vo. With woodcut Jesuit vignette on the title-page, woodcut initials. Re-cased in later vellum.
23034: [JESUITS - JAPAN]. - Cartas que los padres y hermanos de la Compañia de Jesus, que andan en los Reynos de Japon[,] escrvieron a los dela misma Compañia, desde el año de mil y quinientos y quare[n]ta y nueve, hasta el de mil y quinientos y setenta y uno. Alcala, Juan Iñiguez de Lequerica, 1575. 4to. With woodcut of the Crucifixion on the back of the colophon, charming woodcut initials, and 1 page (p. 72) with woodcut Japanese characters for 12 words in text. Contemporary limp sheepskin parchment, reinforced with 2 pieces from a 16th-century(?) manuscript.
4272: JOFFROY, JOANNES BAPTISTA. - Daegelyksche aenteekening van alle de goederen te verwen komende bij Joannes Baptista Joffroy begonst 1734. [Mechelen (Malines, Belgium), 1 April 1734-31 August 1759]. Folio (32.5 x 21 cm). Manuscript journal of accounts in dark brown ink on paper, written in Dutch in an upright gothic hand, with each page ruled in double and single lines to make 4 or 5 columns and up to 22 rows, decorated with hundreds of pen flourishes, three forming pictures of birds as tailpieces and with a decorative cross to begin 1750 (some other years with a simpler cross), a couple headings with additions in red. Contemporary vellum.
22090: JONES, JOHN PAUL. - Mémoires de Paul Jones, où il expose ses principaux services, et rappelle ce qui lui est arrivé de plus remarquable pendant le cours de la révolution américaine, particulièrement en Europe.Paris, Louis (colophon: printed by Delance), 1798. 12mo. With engraved frontispiece showing the portrait of Jones and a naval battle. Contemporary, mottled, tanned sheepskin, gold-tooled spine.
83EGOE77FM2A: JONSTON, JOHN. - Naeukeurige beschryving van de natuur der viervoetige dieren, vissen en bloedlooze water-dieren, vogelen, kronkeldieren, slangen en draken.Amsterdam, J.J. Schipper, 1660. 6 parts in 1 volume. Folio. With 4 engraved part-titles and 250 full-page engraved plates. Contemporary calf, gold-tooled spine.
6092: JORIS, DAVID (SUBJECT). - David Georgen ausz Holand deß Ertzkätzers warhafftige Histori, seines Lebens, unnd verfürischen Leer, . . . Basel, (colophon: printed by Hieronymus Curio, September 1559), 1559. Small 4to. With 2 large woodcut gothic decorated initials (56 mm). Set in schwabacher types with incidental fraktur and the year of publication in Roman numerals. Disbound.
23563: JORIS, DAVID. - T'Wonder-boeck: waer in dat van der wereldt aen versloten gheopenbaert is.[Vianen, printed by Dirck Mullem and distributed via a merchant in Emden, 1584]. 4 parts in 1 volume. Folio. With a half-page engraving of the Lamb of God in part 1, a spectacular full-page engraving of the nude bride of Christ in part 3 (by Hieronymus Wierix) and an engraved landscape with the way to eternal life in the sky in part 3. Blind-tooled calf over wooden boards (ca. 1645), each board in a panel design with three ornamental rolls, 2 brass clasps and catchplates with engraved decoration.
5000: JOSSEL, RABBI. - Kronik der Kinder der Preussen und der Kinder der Holländer. Beschrieben in biblischer Sprache. "Utrecht" [= Altona?], 1788. 8vo. With engraved frontispiece, titled: "Es lebe Oranien", woodcut vignette on title-page and at the end, and a woodcut headpiece. Contemporary paper wrappers.
JANBHJHYAHW1: [JUMPING JACK]. - [Female pantin].[Paris, ca. 1750]. Handcoloured engraving of a woman (31 x 22 cm), with the separate parts designed to be cut out and assembled to form a puppet.
A69FJ601U79O: JUNGHUHN, FRIEDRICH FRANZ WILHELM. - Terugreis van Java naar Europa, met de zoogenaamde Engelse overlandpost, in de maanden september en october, 1848.Zaltbommel, Johannes Noman and son, 1851. 8vo. With 6 lithographed plates (2 folding, including 4 chromo-lithographed views). Modern half cloth.
A2P9MN01U79O: [JUSTEL, HENRI]. - Recueil de divers voyages faits en Afrique et en l'Amerique.Paris, Louis Billaine, 1674. With 17 engraved plates: 5 maps (4 folding), 3 folding plans and 9 other illustrations. With: (2) GRELOT, Guillaume-Joseph. Relation nouvelle d'un voyage de Constantinople.Paris, Nicolas Belley, 1689 (colophon 1680). With engraved portrait of a saint on title-page, 13 engraved plates, 4 engravings in text and engraved coat of arms. 2 works in 1 volume. 4to. 18th-century tan calf, gold-tooled spine.
S486: KAMPEN, NICOLAS VAN ET FILS. - Traité des fleurs a oignons: contenant tout ce qui est nécessaire pour les bien cultiver, fondé sur une expérience de plusieurs années ... Haarlem, C.H. Bohn, 1760. 8vo. With frontispiece folding engraved plate of a hyacinth. 19th-century boards.
S2163: KARSTEN, PETTER ADOLF AND L. VOGELENZANG (EDITOR). - Collected mycological papers.Amsterdam, Asher, (1859-1909), 1973. 4 volumes. 17 x 24 cm. With 37 plates (including 26 coloured). Original publisher's green cloth.
23055: KEATE, GEORGE. - Beschryving van de Pelew Eilanden ...Rotterdam, Gerard Abraham Arrenberg, 1789. 4to. With 8 plates: 4 mixed technique (partly stipple-engraved) portraits, 1 large folding engraved map of the Palau Islands and western equatorial Pacific, and 3 folding engraved views. Contemporary boards.
GC5FJG1VJXVD: [KERSTEMAN, PETRUS LIEVENS]. - De vermakelyke avanturesse, of de dienstmaagd van fortuin. Vervattende hare zonderlinge levensgevallen, ontelbare wederwaardigheden en rampen; zeltzame ontmoetingen, en koddige vryagien; deszelfs driejarige dienst als lakye, gevangenneming op de Moorsche kusten, en hare slavernye in Asia by de Arabieren.Amsterdam, Steven van Esveldt, 1754. 8vo. With engraved frontispiece. Contemporary mottled half calf, gold-tooled spine, later endpapers.
V1805: KEVENTER, MATTHIAS AND GUSTAVUS HARMENS. - De transpiratione plantarum.Lund, Carl Gustav Berling, 1756. 4to With a woodcut headpiece and initial. Disbound.
E389KUZF1Q3L: [KINSCHOT, GASPAR RUDOLPH VAN]. - Beschryving der stad Oudewater; waarin aangetoont word der zelver herkomst uit het Uitrechtsche Bisdom, overgang tot de Graaflykheid van Holland en haare gemaakte onafscheidbaarheid van de zelve, ...Including:-Handvesten, privilegien, octroyen, placaaten en ordonnantien; mitsgaders keuren, giften, resolutien, en andere voorname stukken, de stad Oudewater betreffende.-Oude en nieuwe keuren der stad Oudewater.-Ordonnantie en instructie, voor schepenen commissarissen der stede Oudewater, ... Delft, Reinier Boitet, 1747. 4to. With title in red and black with engraved vignette with the arms of Oudewater supported by lions, in a decorative cartouche with vines, full-page engraved dedication to the 4 burgomasters and governors of Delft, including the author's father (with their arms and the crowned arms of Oudewater, Delft and Alkmaar), 2 engraved maps and 5 views of Oudewater (all folding), 2 engraved numismatic illustrations in text. Contemporary vellum.
GBJCNBRCVLDW: KIPPIS, ANDREW. - Vie du Capitaine Cook, traduite de l'Anglois ...Paris, [Charles-Joseph Panckouck], 1789. 4to. With 2 extra-added portraits of James Cook, one (bound in) by Klauber after Dance ("proefdruk"), dated 1793, engraved for Pasteur's 13-volume Dutch edition of Cook's voyages; and the other (loosely inserted) by Strunck, engraved for the second edition of Reis naar de Zuidpool (1793), a Dutch translation of Cook's second voyage. Contemporary mottled sheepskin, gold-tooled spine.
FB7H9UG7XTWW: KIRCHER, ATHANASIUS. - D'onder-aardse weereld in haar goddelijk maaksel . . . Amsterdam, heirs of Johannes Janssonius van Waesberge, 1682. 2 volumes bound as 1. Folio. With engraved frontispiece, engraved coat of arms of the dedicatee, Thomas Ernsthuys, 15 engraved plates (mostly double-page) and numerous woodcut and engraved illustrations in the text. Contemporary blind-tooled vellum, each board with a large centrepiece in a double panel of fillets.
18941: [KIRWITZER, WENCESLAS PANTALÉON]. - Histoire de ce qui s'est passé au royaume de la Chine en l'année 1624. Tirée des letres écrites & adressées au R.P. Mutio Viteleschi, general de la Compagnie de Iesus. Traduite de l'Italien en François par un pere de la mesme Compagnie.Paris, Sebastien Cramoisy, 1629. 8vo. 19th-century half calf, gold-tooled spine.
S1333: KITAIBEL, PAUL. - Hydrographica Hungariae praemissa auctoris vita. Edidit Joannes Schuster. Pest, J.M. Trattner de Petróza, 1829. 2 volumes. 8vo. With 1 folded table. Later half morocco, cloth sides, gold-tooled spine, gilt upper edges, decorative endpapers.
S890: KNOOP, JOHANN HERMANN. - Verhandeling van de sphaerische of klootsche zonne-wysers; namelyk, hoe men op een sphaera convexa, of ronde kloot, allerley zonnewysers meetkonstig beschryven kan.Leeuwarden, Jacques Alexandre de Chalmot, 1761. 8vo. With 50 figures on 21 folding engraved plates by Jan Caspar Philips. Later half vellum, made from early materials.
A47E1ACDMSG7: KOCH, CARL LUDWIG CHRISTIAN. - Die Myriapoden. Getreu nach der Natur abgebildet und beschrieben.Halle, H.W. Schmidt, 1863. 2 volumes. Large 8vo (24 x 15.5 cm). With 119 illustrations on 118 lithographed plates (figures CVII & CVIII on 1 plate), all coloured by hand. Contemporary blind-blocked dark green cloth, title in gold on spine.
G9HFW9F7YQCX: KOEMAN, C. - Atlantes Neerlandici. Bibliography of terrestrial, maritime and celestial atlases and pilot books, published in the Netherlands up to 1880[-1940].Amsterdam, Theatrum Orbis Terrarum, 1967-1985. 6 volumes (incl. supplement). Blue cloth (volume 6, as usual, somewhat darker blue).
17290: KOLBE VON WARTENBERG, JOHANN CASIMIR. - Väterliche Instruction an seine Kinder, nummehr zum dritten mahl auffgeleget,...Berlin, Johann Michael Rüdiger, 1704. With richly engraved allegorical frontispiece by I.W. Heckemaur, title-page printed in red and black, full-page engraved portrait of the author, and woodcut vignette on separate title for the genealogy of the House of Kolbe von Wartenberg.With: (2) WAGENSEIL, Johann Christoph. Erziehung eines jungen Prinzen, der vor allen studieren einen Abscheu hat, dass er dennoch gelehrt und geschickt werde. Leipzig, Johann Heinichens Wittwe, 1705. With title-page printed in red and black and fine engraved headpiece to the text. 2 works in 1 volume. 4to. Contemporary vellum.
1820: KORNMANN, HEINRICH. - Sibylla trig-Andriana, seu virginitate, virginum statu et jure tractatus novus et jucundus … Including:-De Annulo triplici: usitato, sponsalitio, signatorio: ...-Linea amoris sive commentarius in versiculum glossae, ... The Hague, Adriaan Vlacq, 1654. 2 editions in 1 volume (the first in 3 parts). 12mo.With: (2) BOETHIUS. De consolatione philosophiae, libri v. ex vetustissimis libris a Th. Pulmannus.Leiden, Officina Plantiniana, Franciscus Raphelengius, 1590. With Plantin's woodcut compasses device on title-page. 17th-century overlapping sheepskin parchment.
63HED3KDSEWE: KOSMANN, JOHANN WILHELM ANDREAS. - Nieuw natuurlyk toverboek, of alle de kunststukken van den ridder Pinetti de Mercy, tot navolging gemaklyk gemaakt en uitgelegd.Amsterdam, Gerbrand Roos, 1817. 8vo. Modern paper wrappers.
J9QDNGT55XYK: KOTZEBUE, OTTO VON. - Nieuwe ontdekkingsreize rondom de wereld, in de jaren 1823, 24, 25 en 26 ondernomen door den ridder Otto von Kotzebue, scheepsbevelhebber in Russisch-keizerlijke dienst.Haarlem, widow of Adriaan Loosjes, 1830. 2 volumes. 8vo. With a lithographed frontispiece in each volume, and 3 folding engraved maps. Contemporary half cloth.
A1UG0N1SK4VJ: KRAFFT, JEAN CHARLES. - Constructions plans et décorations des jardins de France d'Angleterre et d'Allemagne recueil contenant des plans de jardins connus, extrêmement pittoresques, des projets non moins satisfaisans, des élévations de fabriques de tout genre d'architecture Égyptienne, Chinoise, Arabe, Turque, gothique, Grecque, Romaine et Française, des ornemens analogues et des détails essentiels pour l'exécution, avec texte explicatif en trois langues. … Nouvelle édition. Première [-seconde] partie. Paris, Bance ainé (printed by Ducessois), 1831. 2 parts, each in 12 instalments. Large oblong 4to (25 x 33.5 cm). With an engraved frontispiece and 96 numbered engraved plates in the first part and an engraved frontispiece and 70 engraved plates (numbered 1-96, including 17 double-page and 3 four-page) in the second part. Each instalment in publisher's original boards cover with brown paper, printed in letterpress on the front (with a wide decorative border built up from fleurons), all identical except for the manuscript part and instalment numbers. Later endpapers.
21286: KRAFFT, JOANNES LAURENTIUS. - Den schat der fabelen.Brussels, widow of G. Jacobs, 1739-1740. 3 volumes. 8vo. With 3 different engraved frontispieces and 115 engraved illustrations, all designed and engraved by the author. Contemporary polished calf, gold-tooled spines.
H8GB9ZDLV9NV: [KRAUSS, JOHAN CARL]. - Eerste beginselen der kruid-kunde IIde[-IIIde] deel. Tot onderrichting en vermaak voor het schoone geslacht, als ook voor die genen die de eerste beginselen der kruidkunde beöefenen.Amsterdam, Jan Barend Elwe, 1810. 2 (of 3) volumes. 12mo. With 2 engraved title-pages, and 36 botanical flower and herb plates: 4 in volume 2 and 32 in volume 3. Contemporary boards covered with the original publisher's engraved paper.
H8DH5C5TJN35: [KRAUSS, JOHAN CARL]. - Almanach der kruid-kunde voor het Jaar 1800. Tot onderrichting en vermaak voor het schoone geslacht, als ook voor die genen die de eerste beginselen der kruidkunde beöefenen.Amsterdam, Jan Barend Elwe, [1799]. 12mo. With engraved title-page and 14 botanical flower and herb plates, all hand-coloured. Contemporary stiff, yellow paper wrappers.
6948: KREBS, JOHANN FRIEDRICH. - De radio reflexo variorum phaenomenorum & egregiorum effectuum opticorum causa, … Respondente Friderico Wilhelmo Madero, ...Jena, Samuel Krebs, 1674. 4to. 19th-century(?) glazed marbled wrappers.
R894: KRETSCHMER, KONRAD. - Die Entdeckung Amerika's in ihrer Bedeutung für die Geschichte des Weltbildes.Berlin, W.H. Kühl; London, Sampson Low & Co.; Paris, H. Welter (atlas volume: printed by Von Giesecke & Devrient, Berlin & Leipzig), 1892. 2 volumes: 1 text (4to) and 1 atlas (folio). Atlas volume with 40 chromolithographed reproductions of historical maps, including many double-page and often partly printed in gold. Half dark red roan.
8AK9EJQAL3CC: KURVINEN, PIETARI. - Ondonga kielen ABD. Ensimäinen irja Ondonga kielellä . . . =ABD Moshindonga. Omukanda uatango koshindonga ua piangoa . . .Helsinki, Suomalaisen Kirjallisuuden Seuran [=Finnish Literature Society], 1876. 8vo. With 2 title-pages, the first in Finnish and the second in Ndonga, a brief preface in both languages, but with the sample texts in Ndonga. Contemporary brown textured cloth.
D95C2NJMB8EQ: KUSSENDRAGER, REINDER JAN L. - Natuur- en aardrijkskundige beschrijving van het eiland Java.Groningen, J. Oomkens, 1841. 8vo. With a lithographed title-page. Publisher's lithographed green boards, uncut and unopened.
C23DVI01U79O: L'HERMITE, JACQUES DE (JOHAN VAN WALBEECK). - Journael van de Nassausche vloot, ofte beschrijvingh van de voyagie om den gantschen aert-kloot, gedaen met elf schepen.Amsterdam, Joost Hartgertsz., 1648. 4to. With half-page woodcut with two ships on the title-page and a large double-page engraved plate. 18th-century marbled wrappers.
G7MGESR1MSG6: L'HÉRITIER DE BRUTELLE, CHARLES-LOUIS. - Stirpes novae, aut minus cognitae, quas descriptionibus et iconibus illustravit …Paris, Philip-Dionysius Pieres, "1784"-"1785" [= 1785-1791]. 6 parts in 1 volume. 1mo (51 x 35.5 cm). With 91 engraved plates (2 double-page). All in contemporary or near-contemporary hand-colouring, protected by tissue guards. 19th-century green half sheepskin.
18103: LA ROQUE, JEAN DE. - Voyage de Syrie et du Mont-Liban.Paris, André Cailleau, 1722. 2 volumes. 12mo. With 9 engraved plates (5 folding), including a folding map showing the course of the Orontes river; dedication with woodcut coat of arms of De Fleury. Contemporary sprinkled calf, gold-tooled spines with gilt-stamped crest of Henry Edward Bunbury.
19875: LA FEUILLE, DANIEL DE. - Essay d'un dictionnaire contenant la connoissance du monde, des sciences universelles, et particulierement celle des medailles, des passions, des moeurs, des vertus et des vices, &c. Representé par des figures hyerogliphiques, expliquées en prose & en vers.Wesel, Jacobus van Wesel, 1700. 4to. With engraved frontispiece and 48 engraved plates (incl. 2 double-page). Contemporary half calf, gold-tooled spine.
5829: LA FLOTTE, M. DE. - Essais historiques sur l'Inde, précédés d'un journal de voyages et d'une description géographique de la Côte de Coromandel.Paris, Herissant, 1769. 12mo. With 3 full-page engraved plates. Contemporary calf, spine gilt.
5175: LA MOTTE, ANTOINE HOUDAR DE. - Fables nouvelles, dédiées au Roy. Avec un discours sur la fable. Paris, Gregoire Dupuis, 1719. 4to. With engraved allegorical frontispiece by N. Tardieu after Charles Coypel, engraved vignette on title-page by C. Simeneau after N. Vleughels and 100 engraved illustrations to the fables by and after Claude Gillot, Charles Antoine Coypel, Jean Ranc, Bernard Picart, Jean Baptiste Massé, etc. Contemporary mottled calf, gold-tooled spine.
98MCBSHUHD3N: [LA PEYRÈRE, ISAAC DE]. [MUNK, FROBISHER AND LINDENAU]. - Drie voyagien gedaen na Groenlandt, om te ondersoecken of men door de Naeuwte Hudson soude konnen seylen; om alsoo een doorvaert na Oost-Indien te vinden. Alle ten versoecke van Christianus de IIII. Koningh van Denemarcken, &c. de eerste door Joan Monnick, de tweede door Marten Forbisser[!], ende de derde door Gotske Lindenau. Als mede een beschryvinghe, hoe, en op wat wijse men walvisschen vanght. Item, een korte beschrijvingh van Groenlandt, met de manieren en hoedanicheden der inwoonderen aldaer. Amsterdam, Gillis Joosten Saeghman, [ca. 1665]. 4to. With woodcut vignette of ships on title-page, 16 further woodcuts on integral leaves (1 full-page signed by Christoffel van Sichem IV and 9 half-page and smaller with his monogram). Late 19th-century vellum.
A48CSYX80ZHY: [LA FAYE, JEAN BAPTISTE DE]. - Voyage pour la redemption des captifs, aux royaumes d'Alger et de Tunis. Fait en 1720. Par les PP. François Comelin, Philemon de la Motte, & Joseph Bernard de l'Ordre de la sainte Trinité, dits Mathurins.Including: La tradition de l'eglise.Paris, Louis-Anne Sevestre and Pierre-François Giffart, 1721. 2 parts in 1 volume. 12mo. With an engraved frontispiece portrait of Louis XV, engraved by P.F. Giffart, folding engraved plate of the court of the Dey (Regent) of Algiers, and a regular engraved plate in the second part. Contemporary mottled calf, richly gold-tooled spine.
H6QBUWB20JBU: LA PÉROUSE, JEAN FRANÇOIS DE GALAUP DE. - Voyage de La Pérouse autour du monde, ... rédigé par M. L.A. Milet-Mureau, ...Paris, Plassan, 1798. 4 text volumes (8vo) & atlas (folio). The atlas with engraved portrait of La Pérouse, engraved title-page and 69 engraved plates (35 full-page views and illustrations, and 34 folding maps and charts). Text vols. contemporary gold-tooled tree-pattern tanned sheepskin; atlas in matching tree-pattern tanned half sheepskin, gold-tooled spine. All volumes rebacked in calf, with the original backstrips laid down.
59IF7SBBNOWB: LABORDE, ALEXANDRE DE. - Description des nouveaux jardins de la France et de ses anciens chateaux ... | Description of the modern gardens and ancient castles in France. | Beschreibung der neuen Gärten und alten Schlösser in Frankreich. Paris, Delance, 1808[-1814]. Large folio (50.5 x 35.5 cm). With engraved title-page, engraved map of Northern France, 2 engraved plans, 130 engraved plates with views of gardens on 91 leaves (numbered 1-122 and A-H), and one engraved plate with geological figures. With text in French, English and German. Contemporary green half morocco, gold-tooled spine.
S2450: LABOURET, J. - Monographie de la famille des dactées comprenant la synonymie, les diverses méthodes de classification proposées jusqu'à ce jour pour sa division en genres et sous-genres, et quelques notes sur la germination et la physiologie; suivie d'un traité complet de culture et d'une table alphabétique des espèces et variétés.Paris, Dusacq (back of half-title: printed by W. Remquet & Co.), [1853]. Imperial 18mo (17.5 x 11 cm). Contemporary half calf, gold-tooled spine, endpapers perhaps later 19th century.
6561: LACAILLE (LA CAILLE), NICOLAS LOUIS DE. - Lectiones elementares astronomiae, geometriae, et physicae, ex editione Parisina anni 1755 in Latinum traductae a C.S(chefer) e S.J. Including: Appendix, complectens Praecipuas Mutationes, quas Auctor in Ultima Editione Parisina anno 1761 fecit, et in Latinum convertit C.S(chefer) e S.J.Vienna, Prague, Johann Thomas Trattner, 1757-1762. 2 parts in 1 volume. 4to. With woodcut vignette on 2 title-pages, 10 folding engraved plates in text. Contemporary vellum.
B5QDCX01U79O: LAFRESNAYE, FRÉDÉRIC DE. - [Collection of ornithological publications (1 monograph and about 52 essays, descriptions of species, etc.)].[Paris], 1824-1854. 8vo. With 30 lithographed plates, including 26 hand-coloured. Contemporary black half sheepskin, blue paper sides, gold-tooled spine.
V606: LAGERLÖF, WERMELANDUS MAGNUS AND ULRIK JOHAN ÅBERG. - Dissertatio de analogia et differentia inter animalia et plantas.Lund, Litteris Berlingianis, 1798. 4to. Disbound.
V5434: LAGERLÖF, ELOF AND ANDERS LIDBECK. - Dissertatio de limitibus inter regna naturae, ...Lund, Typis Berlingianus, 1790. 4to. Disbound.
21844: LAMPE, FRIEDRICH ADOLF. - De cymbalis veterum, libri tres, in quibus quaecunque ad eorum nomina, differentiam, originem, historiam, ministros, ritus pertinent, elucidantur.Utrecht, Willem van Poolsum, 1703. 12mo. With an ornamental woodcut vignette on title, an engraved title-page by H. de Blois after Gerard Hoet (1648-1733) and 10 engraved plates. Contemporary vellum.
S1583: LANG, CARL EMANUEL FRIEDRICH. - Album van Buitenzorg. Een souvenir aan de residentie van Insulinde. Vier en twintig onveranderlijke lichtdrukken.Buitenzorg (Bogor, Indonesia), [ca. 1888]. Folio (43 x 33.5 cm). With photolithographed title-page and 24 numbered collotype reproductions of photographic views. Loose in the original publisher's portfolio: gold, black and blind-blocked red cloth over boards.
S1491: LANGE, JAKOB EMMANUEL. - Flora Agaricina Danica. Published under the auspices of the Society for the Advancement of Mycology in Denmark and the Danish Botanical Society.Copenhagen, Recato, 1935-1940. 5 volumes. Large 4to. With 200 colour collotype plates. Half green cloth, gold-tooled spines.
93NEC5BV62VD: LANGENDIJK, DIRK. - De beroemde onderneming op de rivieren van London en Rochester gedaan den 21, 22 en 23 Junii des jaars 1667 ...Rotterdam, Dirk Langendijk, Mattheus de Sallieth, Dirk de Jong, 1782. Oblong 1mo (47 x 58 cm). A large and extremely detailed engraved and etched view of the Battle of the Medway (pictorial image 42 x 58 cm), showing the stern of The Royal Charles in great detail, the capsized Loyal London in flames and the Dutch in row boats in the foreground, including Admiral Michiel de Ruyter, commander of the Dutch fleet, and Cornelis de Witt, deputy of the States General and brother of the Grand Pensionary Johan de Witt. With engraved captions at the foot, on either side of the De Witt coat of arms.
HBB9HVQSIM27: LANGHAM, WILLIAM. - The garden of health: containing the sundry rare and hidden vertues and properties of all kindes of simples and plants. Together with the manner how they are to bee used and applyed in medicine for the health of mans body, against divers diseases and infirmities most common amongst men. ... The second edition corrected and emended.London, Thomas Harper, 1633. 4to. Sprinkled calf (ca. 1800?), gold-tooled spine with the (ca. 1835?) WHM monogram of William Henry Miller.
I7LDNNHCM2TR: LANQUER, RICHARD. - Le naufrage sans peril, ou l'invention d'une machine qu'on peut porter à la poche, qui nous fait passer les rivieres tous vestus, & ester plusieurs jours sur la mer, sans aucun péril pour nostre vie, & sans moüiller nos armes ny nos habits.Paris, printed by C. Blageart, 1675. 8vo. Modern light brown half cloth, with original paper wrappers mounted on sides.
C8NF6CYNZ8OA: LANSBERGE (LANSBERGIUS), PHILIP VAN. - Opera omnia. Middelburg, Zacharias Roman, 1663 (parts 1635-1663). 9 works in 1 volume. Folio. With an engraved general title-page, 10 letterpress title-pages (1 with an engraved view; the other 9 each with any of 6 different woodcut astronomical diagrams), full-page portrait of Lansbergius by W. Delff, 1 folding and 4 double-page engraved plates and 1 large folding letterpress table, many diagrams and tables in text. Contemporary vellum.
19056: LANSBERGE, PHILIP VAN. - Horologiographia plana: in qua omne genus sciotericorum horologiorum, quae plano cuilibet inscribi possunt, certis evidentibusq[ue]; . . . Middelburg, Zacharias Roman, 1663. Small folio (28.5×17.5 cm). With 61 woodcuts in the text (1 repeated on the title-page, illustrating a sundial), many more than half-page, including both sundials and diagrams illustrating how they work. With extensive 19th-century manuscript notes on the back of the title-page. Lacking 2 leaves containing Roman's dedication. Modern paper-covered boards.
23146: LAPLACE, CYRILLE PIERRE THÉODORE. - Voyage autour du monde par les mers de l'Inde et de Chine ... exécuté sur la corvette de l'état La Favorite pendant les années 1830, 1831 et 1832. Paris, Imprimerie Royale (views volume: Arthus Bertrand; map volume: Dépôt-Générale de la Marine), 1833-1835. 4 text volumes (8vo), 1 views volume (folio) and 1 atlas volume (1mo, 66 x 51 cm). With 1 folding engraved map in the first text volume, 2 full-page maps and 10 maps on 9 double-page plates in the "atlas hydrographique", and 72 extraordinary aquatint plates (ca. 27 x 36 cm) in the "album historique", most of them with the blind-stamped image of the ship La Favorite (15 x 28 mm). Contemporary half dark green calf, gold-tooled spines.
J4KBR5K2WM7N: LAPLACE, CYRILLE PIERRE THÉODORE. - Campagne de circumnavigation de la frégate l'Artémise, pendant les annéees 1837, 1838, 1839 et 1840, ... Tome premier[-sixième]. Paris, Arthus Bertrand (printed by Firmin Didot frères and Charles Lahure, 1841-1854. 6 volumes. 8vo. With 2 large folding engraved maps (engraved by Ambroise Tardieu and S. Jacobs) and 31 steel-engraved views, those in vols. I-IV drawn by (François) Edmond Pâris (1806-1893), engraved by [Eugène?] Laplante, Joseph Durond and [G.?] Nyon jeune, and printed by Bougeard; those in vols. V-VI anonymous and printed by N. Rémond. With the maps coloured in outline or partly coloured, and with the routes indicated and coloured. Contemporary boards, covered with the publisher's original green printed paper.
JA2B7UL2QDJR: LASTMAN, CORNELIS JANSZ. - Konst der stuurluiden. In welkke door zeekere grondt-regelen getoondt werdt, hoe die zelve konst na 't behooren gebruikt, en langhs zoo meer magh gebeterdt werden. … Merklijk verbeterdt, en vermeerderdt met een aanhangh, bestaande in verscheiden voorbeelden, ... nevens een toegift ofte vervolgh van diverse voorstellen … Met byvoegingh van een almanach na den nieuwen-stijl.Amsterdam, Hendrick Donker and Jacob & Casparus Lootsman, 1675. 3 parts in 1 volume. 4to. With a maritime woodcut illustration on the general title-page (repeated on the title-page to the second part) and another maritime woodcut illustration on the title-page to the third part. Further with dozens of woodcut diagrams and letterpress tables in text. Contemporary mottled calf, richly gold-tooled spine with a lovely tulip motif, gold-tooled board edges.
6CECC05SV3LS: LATROBE, CHARLES IGNATIUS. - Journal of a visit to South Africa in 1815, and 1816. With some account of the missionary settlements of the United Brethren, near the Cape of Good Hope.London, W. M'Dowall for L.B. Seeley and R. Ackermann, 1818. 4to. With folding map (53 x 27 cm), partly hand-coloured, 12 full-page hand-coloured aquatints, and 4 full-page engravings. Later half calf.
626GPF82NVTQ: LAURENTI, JOSEPH NICOLAI. - Specimen medicum, exhibens synopsin reptilium emendatam cum experimentis circa venena et antidota reptilium Austriacorum.Vienna, Joan. Thomae nob. de Trattern, 1768. 8vo. With 5 folding engraved plates by Augustin Cipps illustrating 19 species of snakes, lizards and toads. Contemporary calf, richly gold-tooled spine, gold-tooled floral borders on both sides and gilt edges.
88FGLY8HI9JL: LAUTS, ULRICH GERARD. - Het eiland Balie en de Balienezen.Amsterdam, G.J.A. Beijerinck, 1848. 8vo. With lithographed title-page and a folding lithographed map of the island Bali. Contemporary dark green half cloth.
18813: LAVATER, LUDWIG. - De spectris, lemuribus et magnis atque insolitis fragoribus, variisque praesagitionibus quae plerunque obitum hominum, magnas clades, mutationésque imporium praecedunt.Geneva, Eustache Vignon, 1575. 8vo. Early 20th-century vellum.
F6IC1X01U79O: LE BLANC, VINCENT. - De vermaarde reizen van de heer Vincent Le Blanc van Marsilien, die hy sedert d'ouderdom van veertien jaren, tot aan die van zestig, in de vier delen des werrelts gedaan heeft ...Amsterdam, Jan Hendricksz. Boom, Jan Rieuwertsz., 1654. 2 parts in 1 volume. 4to. With engraved title-page and 7 engraved plates. 19th-century boards.
18874: LE MONNIER, PIERRE-CHARLES. - Mémoires concernant diverses questions d'astronomie et de physique. Lûs & communiqués à l'Académie Royale des Sciences, &c. Paris, Imprimerie Royale, 1781. 4to. With woodcut vignette on title-page (with an armillary sphere and other instruments), and an engraved folding plate with 3 illustrations of eclipses engraved by Y. le Gouaz. Near contemporary half mottled calf.
79UF9HGAZKEI: LE VAILLANT, FRANÇOIS. - Voyage de Monsieur Le Vaillant dans l'intérieur de l'Afrique.Paris, Leroy (colophon vol. 2: printed by Lottin l'aîné & Lottin), 1790. 2 volumes. 8vo. With the publisher's woodcut device on each title-page, engraved frontispiece, 2 folding engraved views and 9 numbered engraved plates (7 costume figures of indigenous Africans and 2 illustrations of giraffes).With the 9 numbered plates coloured by a contemporary hand. Contemporary half calf, richly gold-tooled flat spines.
S1095: LECHNER, JOHANN BAPTISTA. - Facillima artis arithmeticae methodus, das ist: sehr leichter Unterricht und Lehr-Art, der höchst-nothwendigen und nutzbaristen Rechen-Kunst ... zum neunten mal in den Druck gegeben. Augsburg and Innsbruck, Joseph Wolff, 1752. 8vo. Contemporary calf.
EBMARL01U79O: LECOINTE DE LAVEAU, GEORGES. - Guide du voyageur à Moscou, contenant ce que cette capitale offre de curieux et d'intéressant…Moscow, August Semen, 1824. 8vo. With lithographed frontispiece, 7 lithographed plates, 4 folding tables, and several tables in the text. Contemporary gold-tooled, half purple sheepskin, marbled sides and edges.
22096: LECOMTE, JULES. - Pratique de la pèche de la baleine dans les mers du sud.Le Havre, J. Morlent (back of title-page: S. Faure), 1833. 8vo. With a wood engraved illustration on title-page by Dujardin after Lecomte, depicting a whale hunt. Original publisher's green printed paper wrappers.
S919: LEDERMÜLLER, MARTIN FROBENIUS. - Mikroskopische Gemüths- und Augen-Ergötzung. With: (2) Nachleese seiner mikroskopischen Gemüths- und Augen-Ergötzung. (3) Abgenötigte Vertheidigung als ein Anhang seiner mikro-skopischen Gemüths- und Augen-Ergötzung. (4) Letzte Beobachtungen seiner mikroskopischen Ergötzungen, welche ein nicht gemeines Nest mit der kleinsten Art von Schlupfwespen in Flockwolle enthalten; nebst der Beschreibung und Abbildung eines neuen und vollständigen Universalmikroskops von W. Burucker.Nuremberg, A.W. Winterschmidt, 1762-1776. 4 parts in 1 volume. 4to. With two engraved frontispieces (a hand-coloured to the first and a black and white to the second part), full-page engraved black and white portrait of Friedrich of Brandenburg after Ledermüller, in total 162 hand-coloured engraved plates by A. W. Winterschmidt, some head- and pieces in text, of which one engraved. Contemporary vellum.
21762: LEEUWEN, SIMON VAN. - Notarius publicus, dat is: de practycke ende oeffeninge der notarissen. Including: Woorden-boeck, waer inne allerhande konst- ende bastaert-woorden, tot de pracktijcque des notarischaps en andere rechts-oeffeninge behoorende, uyt Hugo de Groot, Hooft, Huygens, Vondel, ende andere, soo oude als nieuwe tael-schriften, op 't nauwkeurighste werden vertaelt, ... Dordrecht, Abraham Andriesz (colophon: Dordrecht, printed by Nicolaes de Vries, 1658). Small 8vo (14.5 x 9.5 cm). With engraved frontispiece showing two gentlemen visiting a notary's office. Contemporary vellum.
961FMMXJBG86: LEEUWENHOEK, ANTONI VAN. - Ontledingen en ontdekkingen van levende dierkens in de teel-deelen van verscheyde dieren, vogelen en visschen; van het hout ...; van hair, vlees en vis; ...Including: Ontledingen en ontdekkingen, van het maaksel en uytvallen van het hair, en van de gewaande met-eeters. Van de levende dierkens in de excrementen, ...Leiden, Cornelis Boutesteyn, 1686. 2 parts in 1 volume. 4to. With an integral engraved title-page by Romeyn de Hooghe (dated 1685), 3 engraved plates (including 2 large folding with numerous numbered figures); 2 full- or nearly full-page and 5 smaller engravings on integral leaves; 1 small woodcut illustration in the text. Contemporary vellum.
17797: [LEMENE, FRANCESCO]. - Endimione: favola per musica da recitarsi nel Reggio Teatro di Torino. Alla presenza della loro A.A. R.R.Turin, Giovanni Battista Fontana, 1699. 12mo. With the woodcut coat-of-arms of Victor Amadeus II, Duke of Savoy on the title-page. Contemporary stiff wrappers covered with gold-brocade paper.
H8REBMRYB282: LENNEP, JACOB VAN AND WILLEM JACOB HOFDIJK. - Merkwaardige kasteelen in Nederland. Derde druk.Amsterdam, G.W. Tielkemeijer, 1854-1861. 6 volumes (3 series). 8vo. With 6 chromolithographed armorial frontispieces in black, gold, silver & colours; 6 lithographed title-pages, each with a lithographed scene in black & 2 colours; 38 lithographed views of castles & mansions mostly in black & 2 colours; 2 tinted and 1 chromolithographed plates with plans, views, etc.; and 3 wood-engravings in the text. Original publisher's richly gold- and blind-blocked red cloth.
G51EYQVL9PKV: LEO AFRICANUS, JOHANNES. - Historiale description de l'Afrique, … Tome premier. Tome second de l'Afrique, … iusques aux Indes, tant Orientales, que Occidentales, parties de Perse, Arabie Heureuse, Pierreuse, & Deserte. Lyon, Jean Temporal, 1556. 2 volumes. Small folio (33 x 22 cm). With all illustrations coloured by a contemporary hand, including 2 title-pages in the same woodcut border, a woodcut map of Africa (repeated in volume 2), including Arabia, a nearly full-page map of Middle and East Africa, also including Arabia and 36 woodcut illustrations text. 19th-century calf, gold-tooled spine.
F75BBB01U79O: LEO VI (THE WISE) OF BYZANTIUM AND ANTONIUS SEVERUS OF ROME (ATTRIBUTED). - Vaticinium Severi, et Leonis Imperatorum, in quo videtur finis Turcarum in praesenti eorum imperatore, una cum aliis nonnullis in hac re Vaticiniis ...Brescia, Pietro Maria Marchetti, 1596. Small 8vo (14.5 x 10 cm). With 16 numbered engraved emblematic illustrations. Contemporary limp sheepskin parchment.
H8RE96CKP4XE: LEONOWENS, ANNA HARRIETTE. - The English governess at the Siamese court being recollections of six years in the royal palace at Bangkok.Boston, Fields, Osgood, & Co. (back of title-page & colophon: printed by Welch, Bigelow, & Co., University Press, Cambridge), 1870. 8vo. With 16 wood engraved plates (including frontispiece). Publisher's original black- and gold-blocked red/brown cloth.
3611: LETH, HENDRIK DE. - [Views of the Dutch royal estate Soestdijk]. [Amsterdam], Hendrik de Leth, [ca. 1731]. Royal folio (55 x 34 cm). With large double-page general bird's-eye view of the Dutch royal estate Soestdijk (image size 35 x 47 cm) by B. Stoopendaal after B. Stuyvenburgh, and 16 numbered engraved views of details of the palace, gardens and other buildings (image size 12 x 16 cm) printed on 8 leaves. Modern half parchment.
5921: LEUNCLAVIUS, JOANNES. - Kronyka Nowa O Narodu Tureckem, na dwa Djili rozdelena.Prague, Daniel Adam, 1594. 2 volumes bound as 1. Small 4to (19.5 x 15.5 cm). With the title-page of volume 1 printed in red and black, and the colophon with large woodcut printer's device; the 2nd volume with woodcut ornament on the title-page, and the colophon with a woodcut vignette. Contemporary blind-tooled vellum, with 2 leather straps with brass clasps (later).
H7ECUMWKWGP4: LEUPE, PIETER AREND. - Reize van Maarten Gerritsz. Vries in 1643 naar het noorden en oosten van Japan.Including: SIEBOLD, Philipp Franz Balthasar von. Aardrijks- en volkenkundige toelichtingen tot de ontdekkingen van Maerten Gerritsz. Vries, met het fluitschip Castricum a[nn]o. 1643.Amsterdam, Frederik Muller; [The Hague], Koninklijk instituut voor taal-, land en volkenkunde van Nederlandsch Indië, 1858. 2 parts in 1 volume. 8vo. With lithographed folding plate with reproductions of six signatures and a folded lithographed reproduction of Maarten Gerritsz. de Vries's original map , coloured in outline. Contemporary half cloth.
DCJBEQ1RIA1Q: LEVASSEUR, AUGUSTE. - Reis door de Vereenigde Staten van Noord-Amerika in de jaren 1824 en 1825 door den generaal Lafayette.Zutphen, W.J. Thieme, 1831. 2 volumes. 8vo. With lithographed portrait of Lafayette for frontispiece to volume 1. Contemporary boards with pasted title-label on spine, uncut.
D52GW8INTMYH: LICHTENSTEIN, MARTIN HINRICH CARL. - Über die Springmäuse oder die sämtlichen bis jetzt bekannten Arten der Gattung Dipus.Berlin, Druckerei der Königliche Akademie der Wissenschaften, 1828. 4to. With 10 numbered hand-coloured lithographs on 6 folding plates by and after J.A. Schmidt. Contemporary marbled boards.
J1JGYFOAJN4T: LIDBECK, ANDERS AND ERIC GUSTAV WALDENSTRÖM. - Dissertatio de plantis, in Svecorum memoriam, nominatis.Lund, Berling, 1792. 4to. Disbound.
I18A3EWP5UHU: [LIÈGE - PHARMACOPOEIA]. [COLLEGIUM MEDICINAE]. - Pharmacopoea Leodiensis in qua describuntur medicamenta ... in tres partes distributa. In prima simplicia omnia. In altera composita Galenica. In tertia chimica remedia.Liège, Everard Kints, 1741. 4to. With title-page in red and black with the woodcut bearing from the coat of arms of the city of Liege, the engraved arms of the dedicatee (the Bishop of Liège) facing the dedication. Contemporary tanned sheepskin, rebacked (gold-tooled spine).
S933: LILFORD, LORD. - Cruise of the Zara , R.Y.S., in the Mediterranean.[London], 1875. 8vo. Textured brown cloth, title in gold on spine.
G9JB51LN0NFA: LINDAU, RUDOLF. - Japan. Eene reisbeschrijving.Leiden, De Breuk & Smits, 1865. 8vo. With lithographed title-page including a tinted lithographic view of a Japanese house and 6 people, after a photograph (protected by a tissue guard, tipped in). Later half cloth with contemporary boards.
S441: LINNAEUS, CARL. - Genera plantarum ... Editio secunda.Paris, M.A. David, 1743. With 2 folding engraved plates, and one folding table.With: (2) BULLIARD, Pierre. Dictionnaire élémentaire de botanique. Revu et presqu' entièrement refondu par Louis Claude Richard. Paris, A.J. Dugour et Gabon, An VII 1798. With 10 folding engraved plates. 8vo. 2 works in 1 volume. Contemporary calf, spine richly gold-tooled.
68GBF4ZB13VJ: LIPS, JOHANN HEINRICH. - Die Küste Coromandel.[Zürich, 1803]. Pen drawing (10.3 x 6.3 cm) in grey ink with washes on paper (12.5 x 8.5 cm), signed by the artist in the lower right corner of the illustration and with the title in pencil in the lower margin. The whole mounted on a larger paper leaf (with notes: "dessin no 522" and "Lips f." in ink), with a passepartout and in a gilt wooden frame.
4001: LIPSIUS, JUSTUS. - [Collection of 12 important works, mostly on ancient Rome]. Antwerp, Officina Plantiniana/Jan Moretus, 1596-1605. 12 editions (many in multiple parts) in 3 volumes. Large 4to (27.5 x 19.5 cm). Uniform blind-tooled pigskin (ca. 1610) over bevelled beechwood(?) boards, each board in a panel design with three decorative borders, showing 4 biblical scenes, 4 biblical portraits and 4 profile heads in roundels alternating with 4 shields. Each volume with 2 brass fastenings.
S1723: LISTER, MARTIN. - Naturgeschichte der Spinnen überhaupt und der engelländischen Spinnen insonderheit, aus dem Lateinischen übersetzt, und mit Anmerkungen vermehrt von F. H. W. Martini, nach dessen Handschrift aber zum Druck befördert, und mit neuen Zusätzen versehen von J. A. E. Goeze.Quedlingburg und Blankenburg, C.A. Reussner, 1778. 8vo. With 5 full-page engraved plates, 2 coloured. Contemporary half tanned sheepskin, gold-tooled spine.
S580: LISTINGH, NICOLAAS. - Incitamentum & Adiumentum. Dat is Opweckinge ende Aanleydinge, Tot het uytvinden van Bequaame Middeln en Gronden Om de Zee-dycken, In Hollandt en West-Vrieslandt, tegens ... te beschermen en the bevreyden.Amsterdam, heirs Paulus Matthysz, 1702. With 8 large folding engraved plates of dykes and construction designs, 1 view of Muiden by Stoopendael. With: (2) LISTINGH, Nicolaas. Incitamentum & Adiumentum Secundum, dat is Een Tweede Opwecking en Aanleiding, ... van de oude magteloose Muyder-zee-dyk.Amsterdam, heirs of Paulus Matthysz, 1705. (3) LISTINGH, Nicolaas. Na brief. Amsterdam, August 25 1704. 3 work in 1 volume. 4to. Contemporary half calf, repairs to the spine.
F4PEEBUCAGWQ: LIVIUS, TITUS. - Roemsche historie oft gesten, . . . nu erstmael in onser Nederlantscher spraken ghedruckt.Antwerp, (colophon: printed by Jan Grapheus and sold by Jan Gymnicus), August 1541. Folio. With the title-page and each of the 3 part-titles in a frame built up from 4 woodcuts (part 2 with different blocks than the others), well over 200 woodcuts in the text (including repeats). Late 17th-century calf, richly gold-tooled spine.
17175: LOBWASSER, AMBROSIUS. - Die psalmen Davids, nach französischer Melodey in teutsche Reymen gebracht ... Auch andere Psalmen und geistliche Lieder, wie solche in den evangelischen Kirchen gebrauchet werden. Samt dem Chur-Pfalz. Catechismo und Kirchengebeten. Including: LUTHER, Martin and Johannes HABERMANN. Psalmen Davids samt den Kirchen-Gesängen und geistlichen Liederen ...Amsterdam, Henricus Weststein, 1698. 3 parts in 1 volume. Narrow 12mo (13.5 x 7 cm). With an engraved frontispiece and letterpress music notes. Contemporary Dutch richly gold-tooled red morocco, sewn on 4 cords, richly gold-tooled sides, spine and board edges, gilt and gauffered edges and marbled endpapers.
1129: [LOKEREN, J.B. VAN]. - De kleene Christelyke academie, dat is de oefenplaats der geleerdheid. Bekwaam om de kinderen te oefenen in de Christelyke deugden.Venlo, Widow of Hubert Bontamps, [ca. 1790]. Small 4to (18 x 15 cm). With small emblematic woodcut on the title-page and a small woodcut of the Crucifixion on its back. Set in various types, including a fine civilité. Contemporary limp parchment.
I14D1P7W8M5H: [LONDON - PHARMACOPOEIA]. [ROYAL COLLEGE OF PHYSICIANS]. - Pharmacopoeia collegii regalis medicorum Londinensis. M.DCC.IX. Editio altera.London, Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme and Brown (colophon: printed by G. Woodfall), 1817. 12mo. Contemporary half calf.
I17BLQLXJOD7: [LONDON - PHARMACOPOEIA]. [ROYAL COLLEGE OF PHYSICIANS]. - Pharmacopaea Londinensis, of Londische apotheek. In welke alle medicamenten aldaar gebruikelyk, konstig werden toegemaakt. Cierlyker volgens de hedendaagse wyse geschikt. Hoognoodig en seer dienstig voor alle die haar werk in de medicyne maken.Amsterdam, Jan ten Hoorn, 1696. 12mo. With an engraved title-page by Jan Luyken, showing the interior of an apothecary. Contemporary sheepskin parchment.
I1TC9BQSGIIW: [LONDON - PHARMACOPOEIA]. [ROYAL COLLEGE OF PHYSICIANS]. - Pharmacopoeia collegii regalis medicorum Londinensis.London, for Joseph Johnson and [printed by] Charles Richard Hake, Rotterdam. 1788. 8vo. Slightly later half, tanned sheepskin,
S1338: LÖRCHER, CHRISTIAN F.E. - Die wichtigsten Giftpflanzen Deutschlands in illuminirten Abbildungen mit erläuterndem Texte, nebst Angabe ihrer Wirkung und geeigneter Mittel in Vergiftungsfällen, für Schule und Haus. Dritte Auflage.Ulm, F. Ebner (back of title-page in text volume: printed by G. Sellmer), 1857. 2 volumes. 8vo (text) and 4to (plates). With 18 hand-coloured, folded lithographed plates (36.5 x 23.5 cm) of poisonous plants (17) and fungi (1). Text volume sewn, the spine covered with green paper; plates loosely inserted in pulpboard folder covered with the original publisher's printed paper wrappers.
J1QGNMD4RHKE: LORENTZ, HENDRIK ANTOON (CHAIRMAN). - Verslag van de staatscommissie ... met opdracht te onderzoeken in hoeverre, als gevolg van de afsluiting van de Zuiderzee ... te verwachten is, dat tijdens storm hoogere waterstanden en een grootere golfoploop, dan thans het geval is, zullen voorkomen vóór de kust van het vaste land van Noord-Holland, Friesland en Groningen, alsmede vóór de daarvoor gelegen Noordzee-eilanden.The Hague, Algemeene landsdrukkerij, September 1926. Folio. With 8 plates, some with coloured details, 2 folding letterpress tables, 14 double-page coloured maps after text, 1 large folding map of the Waddenzee, loosely inserted, and numerous illustrations and graphs in text. Contemporary half cloth, original publisher's paper wrappers on boards, decorated endpapers.
89QBOS08WBVR: LOUBÈRE, SIMON DE LA. - Du Royaume de Siam. Amsterdam, Abraham Wolfgang, 1691. 2 volumes bound as 1. 12mo. With the same woodcut printer's device on both title-pages, 2 folding engraved maps, 17 double-page engraved plates with printed music, Siamese alphabets, inhabitants etc., 21 full-page engraved plates, engraved headpiece and several woodcut illustrations in text. Contemporary vellum.
H7OGHNXU7CYE: LOUBÈRE, SIMON DE LA. - Description du Royaume de Siam.Amsterdam, Hendrick Boom and the widow of Theodore Boom, 1700. 2 volumes. 12mo. With 40 engraved maps, plans and views (17 folding). 19th-century gold-tooled green half sheepskin.
175: LUCANUS. - Pharsalia: sive de bello civili Caesaris et Pompeii, libri x. [Leiden], Officina Plantiniana, Franciscus Raphelengius, 1614. 8vo. With woodcut printer's device on title-page. Contemporary slightly overlapping vellum.
17870: LUCIANUS SAMOSATENSIS. - Complures Lucani dialogi à Desiderio Erasmo Roterodamo utriusq[ue] linguae doctissimo in latinum conversi, & à Nicolao Buscoducensi illustrati, additis Fabularum & difficilium vocabulorum explanationibus. cum tabula. Distichon ab Hadriano Barlando lusum Graecia me genuit, nuper facundus Erasmus trastulit in latium, munere plaude puer. Levini Linii Endecasyllabon ad pueru[m] emptore[m]. (Colophon: Antwerp, Michiel Hillen van Hoochstraten, 1524). Small 8vo (15 x 10.5 cm). With the main text set in an Aldine-style italic, the long commentary following each dialogue in a "Basel"-style roman and 2 words in Greek. 18th-century half vellum.
17748: LÜCK, JOHANN FRIEDRICH (OR A SON). - Eerste handleiding tot de bloem- teken- schilder- en borduurkonst, in XXIV. voorbeelden van bloemen en vruchten, in omtrekken en kleuren, nevens eene tafel der onderscheidene verwen. Amsterdam, W. Holtrop, 1802. Oblong 8vo (text) and oblong small 4to (plates) (12 x 17.5 cm). With loose full-page engraved colour-key plate showing 66 numbered small rectangles, hand-coloured as samples of watercolours, and 24 loose full-page engraved plates, each with a pair (or in one case 2 pair) of nearly identical flowering or fruit-bearing plants (plate size 9.5 x 14 cm), the left-hand examples left uncoloured and the right-hand examples coloured as a guide. Complete with the undated prospectus (one 8vo leaf, 22.5 x 12.5 cm, printed on both sides) with an engraved tulip at the head, nearly identical to no. 13 in the plates, but differently coloured. Loose in (later?) green paper wrapper, in contemporary slipcase covered with marbled paper. The 25 prints with gilt edges.
B16EMNJMB8EQ: LUTGERS, PETRUS JOSEPHUS. - [View of the village Vreeland on the river Vecht]. [Vreeland (province of Utrecht)], 1866. Watercolour drawing on paper (26 x 40.5 cm) in grey, brown and some red, signed ''P.J. Lutgers'' and dated 1866. Framed (38 x 51.5 cm).
B16E4DE7TL3M: LUTGERS, PETRUS JOSEPHUS. - [View of the manor house Slotzicht and the village Vreeland on the river Vecht]. [Near Vreeland (province of Utrecht)], 1866. Watercolour drawing on paper (26 x 40.5 cm) in grey, brown and some red, signed "P.J. Lutgers" and dated 1866. Framed (38 x 51.5 cm).
J9MCECAIW4GH: LUYKEN, JAN. - Schouwtooneel der martelaren | Theatre des martyrs | Schau-buhne der Martyrer.[Amsterdam], Marten Schagen, 1738. Oblong 4to (18.5 x 24.5 cm). With an engraved title-page and 104 engraved plates. Red half roan sheepskin.
23510: LUYKEN, JAN (AND CASPAR). - [Set of 11 works by Jan Luyken].Amsterdam, widow of P. Arentz, and Kornelis vander Sys, 1708 - 1718 (10 vols.); Haarlem, C.H. Bohn, 1767 (1 vol.). 11 volumes. 8vo. Contemporary uniform half calf, richly gold-tooled spines (10 vols.), the 1767 in slightly different half calf, apparently made to match the earlier ones.
6754: [LUYKEN, JAN]. - Jezus en de ziel. Een geestelycke spiegel voor 't gemoed. Bestaande uyt veertig aangename en stichtelycke sinne-beelden.Amsterdam, Pieter Arentsz., 1687. 8vo. With engraved frontispiece and 39 engraved emblems in text, all engraved by Jan Luyken. Contemporary vellum.
I7DEL0ASWLDC: LUZAC, ELIE. - Hollands rijkdom, behelzende den oorsprong van den koophandel, en van de magt van dezen staat;...Leiden, Luzac en Van Damme, 1780-1783. 4 volumes. 8vo. With a large folding letterpress table in volume 4. Uniform red half sheepskin, gold-tooled spines with modern title labels.
I8UGSB1U6W51: [MAASKAMP, EVERT (PUBLISHER)]. - [Collection of 13 aquatint views of Amsterdam].Amsterdam, Evert Maaskamp, [ca. 1826]. Oblong 4to (21 x 25 cm). With 13 sepia aquatint plates (image size ca. 15.5 x 19 cm). Contemporary green boards.
D4RG19QXA54Z: MAASKAMP, EVERT. - Tableau de la ville d'Aix-La-Chapelle, de Borcette et de Spa, avec la carte de route et vues en couleur.Amsterdam, Evert Maaskamp, 1818. 4to. With folding engraved map as frontispiece. Contemporary marbled boards.
I84EG43RD3RK: MAASKAMP, EVERT. - Atlas portatif pour les voyageurs en Hollande, ou recueil de vingt cartes itinéraires, avec les plans des villes d'Amsterdam, d'Anvers, de Rotterdam et de la Haye.Amsterdam, Evert Maaskamp, 1822. Large 16mo (13.5 x 9 cm). With 20 engraved maps (18 double-page and 2 folding). Contemporary paper boards.
I8PCE2BKFENM: MAASKAMP, EVERT. - Atlas portatif du Royaume des Pays-Bas. (Partie septentrionale). | Zak-atlas van het Koningrijk der Nederlanden. (Noordelijk gedeelte).Amsterdam, Evert Maaskamp, [1821]. Agenda 8vo (19 x 10 cm). With 13 folding engraved maps, all hand-coloured in outline, and 1 folding engraved table. Contemporary marbled wrappers.
I8MCV7IW2CP0: [MAASKAMP, EVERT]. - Hollandsche zee-schepen.With: (2) Beknopte beschrijving der takelaadje van een driemast koopvaardijschip.Amsterdam, Evert Maaskamp, [ca. 1810]. 8vo (19.5 x 16 cm). With 6 aquatint plates to ad 1 and an engraved plate to ad 2. 20th-century brown roan.
G9NEK240KIZG: MACEDO, JOAQUIM JOSÉ DA COSTA DE. - Memoria em que se pertende provar que os Arabes não conhecerão as Canarias antes dos Portuguezes.Lisbon, printing office of the Academia Real das Sciencias, 1844. Folio. With a woodcut Portuguese coat of arms on the title-page. Modern brown paper wrapper.
F45ANK01U79O: MACHOLD, JOSEPH. - Zehn tafeln zur anatomie des Pferdes . . .Vienna, the author "in Commission bei F. Paternos Nachfolger" (printed by Adolf Holzhausen), [1879]. Oblong 1mo (35×49 cm). With 10 numbered chromo-lithographed and double-tinted lithographed plates (35×49 cm), loose as issued. Original publisher's printed front wrapper preserved, back wrapper lacking. In a modern clamshell box.
17930: MACROPEDIUS, GEORGIUS. - Methodus de conscribendis epistolis, ... secundum veram artis rationem tradita ...Cologne, heirs of Arnold Birckmann, 1570. Small 8vo (15.5 x 10.5 cm). Contemporary limp sheepskin parchment.
437: MACROPEDIUS, GEORGIUS. - Adamus Macropedii fabula Christianae pietatis plaena. In qua "koozikoos" oste[n]ditur, quo pacto lapsus homo post multas multorum saeculorum calamitates et miserias per Christum ab initio promissum, tandem[ue] mundo exhibitum, saluti restituitur. Utrecht, Herman van Borculo, 1552.With:(2) Sententiae singulis versibus contentae, ex diversorum poëtarum sententiis Graecis, Latinae redditae.[Colophon:] Antwerp, Johannes Loeus, 1544.(3) ERASMUS, Desiderius. [Drop title:] Christiani hominis institutum.Including: ISOCRATES. [Drop title:] Ad demonicum paraenesis.[Antwerp, Jan Verwithagen?, 1551?]. With a large woodcut device on the last page. The Erasmus is a complete work extracted from an edition also containing other works and therefore lacks the general title-page and begins with quire G. 3 works in 1 volume. Small 8vo (13.5 x 9 cm). 18th-century gold-tooled calf.
14934: [MAFFEI, GIOVANNI PIETRO]. - Rerum a Societate Iesu in Oriente gestarum volume.Cologne, Gerwin Calenius and the heirs of Johann Quentel, 1574. With a woodcut oval portrait of Jesus on the title-page and 5 pages of woodcut Japanese.With: (2) TORRES, Diego de. De rebus Peruanis. Antwerp, Martinus Nutius, 1604. With woodcut printer's device on title-page. 2 works in 1 volume. 8vo. Contemporary limp sheepskin parchment.
H7FFQE4FCFTT: MAFFEI, GIOVANNI PIETRO. - l'Histoire des Indes Orientales et Occidentales …Paris, Robert de Ninville, 1665. 2 volumes bound as 1. 4to. Contemporary vellum.
GBKB1KTLYDDO: MAFFEI, GIOVANNI PIETRO. - L'Histoire des Indes Orientales et Occidentales …Paris, Robert de Ninville, 1665. 2 volumes bound as 1. 4to. Each volume with a (different) woodcut coat-of-arms of France and Navarre on the title-page. Contemporary mottled calf, gold-tooled spine and board edges.
I23FPB7HJPHJ: MAGNEN, JEAN CHRYSOSTÔME. - Exercitationes de tabaco.[S.l., s.n.], 1658. 12mo. With two mathematical woodcuts. 18th-century mottled calf, gold-tooled spine.
C2HEMK8HI9JL: MAHMUD IBN-ADHAM. - Miftah al-lugha [= Key to language]. [Istanbul?], (dated at the end of the text:) 1028 AH [= 1618/19]. Small 4to (22 x 14 cm). An Ottoman manuscript guide to the Persian language with an alphabetical Persian-Turkish glossary, written in Turkish and Persian in an Arabic script in black and red ink on heavily sized and burnished Venetian paper, with 8 later(?) Ottoman astronomical illustrations (7 full-page and 1 double-page) drawn and painted in ink and coloured gouaches (some with gold) mounted over 9 text pages. Contemporary goatskin.
HCHBS2Y1OEXP: MANARDI (MANARDUS), GIOVANNI. - Epistolarum medicinaliu[m] libros XX. … Eiusdem in Ioan. Mesue simplica & composite annotations … Basel, Michael Isengrin, 1540. Folio. With woodcut device on title-page (repeated on last blank). Modern half vellum.
FAEDNBHVT055: MANGER, SAMUEL HENDRIK. - Oratio inauguralis, de incremento philologiae sacrae ab idonea Arabiae atque Palaestinae exploratione sperando. Franeker, Willem Coulon, 1762. Folio. With the woodcut coat of arms of Friesland on the title-page. Mid-19th-century marbled wrappers.
HCHAFJODW4GG: MANILIO, GIOVANNI GIACOMO, QUIRICO DE AUGUSTIS AND PAULUS DE SUARDIS. - Luminare maius quondam elaboratissimis, Joannis Jacobi Manlii Alexandrini, commentario, & Nicolai Mutoni Mediolanensis appendicibus, locuples nunc vero etiam luculentissima; Jani Matthaei Durastantis Sanctoiustani expositione locupletius adeo redditum; Connexa praeterea sunt, tam Lumen apothecariorum, quam Thesaurus aromatariorum, cum dilucidissimis, illud Quirici Augusti, hic Pauli Suardi; commentariolis.Venice, Lucantonio Giunta, 1566. Folio. With woodcut device on title-page (repeated below the colophon). 17th-century sheepskin parchment.
AATCG223SY47: [MANUSCRIPT - MILITARY - FRENCH ROYAL]. - [Binding title:] Abregé de la marine du Roy 1732.[Paris?, 1732]. 13.5×19 cm. Manuscript in brown-black, red and blue ink on vellum, some of the lettering and borders gilt. With a beautiful frontispiece painting in coloured gouaches (14×9.5 cm) pasted on the page facing the opening of the text, showing a small warship at a shipyard in a small harbour being repaired by workmen. Contemporary red morocco, gold-tooled spine, gold-tooled fillets on boards and board edges, richly gold-tooled frame, gilt edges.
3521: [MANUSCRIPT - MILITARY]. - Plans deren Maneuvres der koenigl-spanischen Tropen[:] Plans deren Maneuvres[,] Formacionen und Colocacionen deren Officiers und Sergenten wie es bey dem löblichen Schweizer-Regiment Baron De Reding geübt wird.Madrid, 1772. Oblong Imperial 4to (29.5 x 40 cm). Extensively illustrated manuscript on paper, written mostly in German in brown ink. With large armorial device on title-page, in colour, with the crowned impaled arms of Sicily (dexter) and Austria (sinister); a preliminary leaf with 2 rows of 6 colour pictures; and XVI numbered leaves with colour plans of battle-formations, with 37 numbered marginal drawings in brown ink with grey and yellow washes on 7 of these leaves showing details of gunlocks and tools; and some of the leaves with colour drawings of landscapes with mountains, lakes, etc. Contemporary tanned sheepskin, decorated paper sides.
JBOGQFC7PN6J: [MANUSCRIPT - PHARMACOLOGICAL]. - [Medicinal recipes for sexual ailments].[Germany?, ca. 1857]. Small 8vo (17 x 11 cm). Manuscript in Latin and German. Contemporary half tan cloth.
E9OHM1SUFIAQ: [MANUSCRIPT - ASTRONOMY]. - Calculus plenilunii ecliptici quod factum est anno Christi 1717 . . . Calculus plenilunii ecliptici quod factum est anno Christi 1718 . . . Calculus interlunii ecliptici e tabulis Philippi Lansbergii quod anno Christi 1724 . . . [Amsterdam?, ca. 1720]. 12mo & 8vo (14.5×8.5 cm). Latin manuscript in brown ink on paper providing information about and tables of data for lunar and solar eclipses, with 3 full-page astronomical diagrams. Contemporary gold-tooled mottled calf.
E8GH35KGF5SV: [MANUSCRIPT - DOCTORATE]. STORCH, JOSEPHUS. - [A doctorate in law from the University of Padua, granted under the auspices of the Doge of Venice, Aloysius Mocenigo II]. [Incipit:] In Christi nomine amen[.] Anno reparatæ salutis millesimo septingentesimo secundo, Ducatus . . . Aloysii Mocenico . . . Padua, 25 February 1702. 24.5×18.5 cm. Manuscript authentication of the award of a doctorate in law, written in black ink and gold on sheepskin parchment, with the recipient's full-page coat of arms in red, blue, black, silver and gold, that page and the facing opening page of text with wide and elaborate borders in 5 colours plus black and gold, their decorations including a peacock, eagle, rampant lion holding a hat, fruits and flowers; the narrower floral borders of the remaining 3 pages in red and gold. Contemporary richly gold-tooled tanned goatskin in a panel design. Attached by braided cords is a flat metal canister covered with matching gold-tooled goatskin, containing the red wax seal of the University (5.5 cm diameter); metal corner pieces on the 4 fore-edge corners.
F4FF3FYD4ZB1: [MANUSCRIPT - FLAGS]. - [Japanese manuscript illustrating flags from all over the world].[Japan, ca. 1837]. (28 x 21 cm). Japanese manuscript showing 87 hand-coloured flags, with names in Dutch and Japanese for the countries and only in Dutch for most cities, all except the first, measuring ca. 3.5 x 5.5 cm. Contemporary binding in traditional Japanese style heavy paper wrappers without spine.
5615: [MANUSCRIPT - DOCUMENT - BATAVIA]. MAUREGNAULT, BERNARD JACOB. - [18th-century extract from the register of baptisms of the Dutch Reformed Church at Batavia].Batavia, 18 October 1746. 1 leaf (32.5 x 20.5 cm). In Dutch.
B1LCL3C3LH4M: [MANUSCRIPT]. WILLIAM III, PRINCE OF ORANGE. - [Official order to the magistrate of 's-Hertogenbosch].Lembeek (near Halle, south of Brussels), 18 August 1675. Folio (31.5×20.5 cm). Manuscript order in brown ink on paper, with a cut paper seal attached over sealing wax, with the blind-stamped coat of arms of William III. Signed by William and by his secretary Constantijn Huygens.
64DETE01U79O: [MANUSCRIPT]. WILLIAM III, PRINCE OF ORANGE. - [Decree granting a salary to Johan Theodor, Baron of Friesheim, as chief bailiff and state prosecutor in 's-Hertogenbosch].The Hague, 2 April 1681. Folio (31.5 x 20.5 cm). Written in brown ink on paper, with the armorial seal of William of Orange stamped on a decorative paper cut-out over red wax.
6119: [MANUSCRIPT - PRAYERBOOK - HEBREW]. - [incipit main text:] yhy rzwn mlfnyk yy [= yhwh] 'lhy w'lhy 'bwty 'lhy 'brhm 'lhy yzchq w w'lhy y'qb ... [Italy?, ca. 1725?]. 32mo & 24mo? (10.7 x 7.0 x 1.4 cm). Hebrew manuscript in brown ink on paper, written in a sephardic meruba hand, the preliminaries with 2 headings and the last 13 lines in a rashi (semi-cursive) hand. Richly gold-tooled red goatskin morocco. Altogether with about 260 impressions of about 20 tools.
G5LD9KMFQHCT: [MANUSCRIPT - VRIJE VAN SLUIS]. - Keuren van 't Vrye en 't Leenhof tot Sluys in Vlaanderen. Anno 1743. [Sluis (in Zeeland), 1743]. Folio (33 x 21 cm). Manuscript written in Dutch, in brown ink on paper, with the coat of arms of the district Vrije van Sluis on the title-page coloured by a contemporary hand in opaque gouaches and gold. Contemporary tanned sheepskin, gold-tooled spine.
I3HC1E6JNO1W: [MAORI CANOE]. - [Two issues of the newspaper "Te Waka Maori"].Grisborne, James Grindell, 1878. 2 loose issues. Folio. With a wood engraving of a Maori war-canoe incorporating the name of the newspaper, on top of issue no. 13. No. 2 in loose folded sheets, no. 13 glued in the gutter.
E22CVUG8GOR5: [MAP - MILITARY - NETHERLANDS]. DEJEAN, JEAN-FRANÇOIS-AIMÉ. - Plan de Gertruidenberg et de l'attaque de cette place par les Français. N. L'attaque a été commencée le 22 nivose an 3me. Rép. (11 janvier 1795) et la garnison s'est rendue prisonnière de guerre le 29 nivose (18 janvier 95 vieux stile).[Netherlands, ca. 1800].
988F16RG1NON: [MAP - JAPAN - TOKYO]. [MORI FUSAI AND KANAMARU HIKOGORO]. - Bunken Edo oezu. Kan.Tokyo, Subaraya Mohe, [Ansei 5 (1858)?]. 166 x 189 cm. Accordian folded (horizontally and vertically) between two contemporary paperboards with covered with blue paper, each embossed with 5 large decorations, woodcut title-label on front board (board size 32 x 21 cm).
ABD931YNZ8OA: [MAP - NETHERLANDS - DELFT]. [BLEYSWIJCK, DIRK EVERTSZ. VAN]. - [Afbeeldinge der stadt Delft]. Amsterdam, Pieter Smith, [1678?]. 4 sheets (83 x 126 cm. as assembled). Contemporary hand-coloured, engraved map of Delft, with Delft coats of arms at top centre; cartouche at top left with the Dutch lion in a fishing boat, and coats of arms of Delft, Schiedam, Enkhuizen, Brielle and Rotterdam; cartouche at top right with an inset map of Delfland and the coats of arms of Delfland and the water authorities, and views of the palaces of Honselerdijk and Rijswijk; a 14-line poem in praise of the map by Constantijn Huygens and a key at bottom right; compass and scale of Delftland or Rijnland rods at bottom left; and the names of the publisher and engraver at bottom left and left of centre, numerous figures, fruits and vegetables, real and mythical animals, etc. Mounted on linen and framed.
78HEKTD43ZIY: [MAP - NETHERLANDS]. [LE ROUGE, GEORGE-LOUIS]. - La Hollande en 12 feuilles. Paris, Jean Dezauche, 1790. Published on 12 sheets, numbered as 48 quarter-sheets. An engraved wall map of the Netherlands (excluding Zeeland), with the main title in a large cartouche at upper left, the Latin title at upper right. Many cities and coastlines, and a few other features, highlighted in colour. Cut, mounted on cloth and folded, in 4 contemporary gold-tooled green morocco boxes.
G87MQA23SY47: MARCEL, JEAN-JOSEPH. - [Autograph letter, signed, of recommendation for Louis Bresnier].Paris, 9 September 1836. Folio (36 x 23 cm). Letter in brown ink on wove paper.
S964: MARCHETTI, ANGELO. - Introduzione alla Cosmografia ... edizione seconda si aggiunge in fine un Succinto Trattato di Navigazione dell' istesso Autore.Pistoia, Atto Bracali, 1738. 2 parts in 1 volume. 4to. With 3 folding half-page plates and 1 folding letterpress table, 2 full-page plates, and 17 additional woodcut diagrams in the text. Contemporary boards, covered with gold-brocade paper.
E44FG7WT38YE: MARIA OF AUSTRIA (= MARIA OF SPAIN). - [Signed letter addressed to Ottavio Farnese, Duke of Parma].Prague, 15 April 1581. Folio (32.5 x 21 cm). Signed letter written in brown ink on paper, with a large seal on a diamond-shaped slip of paper over red sealing wax with the Imperial coat of arms encircled by an inscription.
E3T9CPMFQHCT: MARIANI, SABINO. - [Autograph letter, signed, to church officials in Soriano]. Rome, 24 October 1696. Folio (27 x 19.5 cm). In Italian in brown ink on paper, formerly folded for sending, addressed on the outside, and sealed with black wax, stamped through the paper (with the seal preserved).
H83DK61POFYY: MARINI, GIOVANNI FILIPPO DE. - Relation nouvelle et curieuse des royaumes de Tunquin et de Lao. [Part 2:] Histoire nouvelle ...Paris, Gervais Clouzier, 1666. 2 parts in 1 volume. 4to. Later half sheepskin.
F93FG6YNZ8OA: [MARITIME HISTORY - PRIVATEERING]. - Discours over de ghelegentheyt vande nieuwe cruyssers, daer het wel-varen, vande zee-vaert, ende alle inghesetenen van het lant, op't hooghste aen gelegen is.[Middelburg?], 1645. 4to. 19th-century wrappers.
F6OBD6Y9EU08: [MARITIME LAW]. - Zee-rechten, …Including: -Zee-rechten, dat is dat hoogste ende oudste Gotlandtsche water-recht, dat de ghemeene koopliedende en schippers geordineert ende gemaeckt hebben tot Wisbuy.-WEYTSEN, Quintyn. Tractaet van avaryen,…-Ordonnantie der kamer van assuerantie en avarye, der steden Amsteldam, Rotterdam, Middelburgh, &c.-[Drop-title:] Copye. Tol-rollen in den orizond, …-[Drop-title:] Nieuwe ordonnantie ende instructie, … beroerende het stuck van de pilotage, … Amsterdam, Pieter and Karel van Rijschooten, 1710. With a woodcut vignette on the general title-page, and a woodcut illustration of a ship on the 3 part-titles. With: (2) GLINS, Taco. Aenmerckingen ende bedenckingen over de zee-rechten, …Amsterdam, Cornelis van der Stolk, 1727. With the same woodcut illustration of a ship on the title-page. 2 works in 1 volume (the first work in 5 parts). 4to. Contemporary vellum.
B63912PQHN58: MARMONTEL, JEAN FRANÇOIS AND PIETER PIJPERS. - Zemire en Azor, zangspel. Met konstwerken en balletten. Gevolgd naar het Fransche. Amsterdam, Jan Helders, Abraham Mars, 1783. 8vo. With an engraved title-page including a vignette by H.L. Meyling, a letterpress title-page with an emblematic engraved vignette by Reinier Vinkeles. Extra added in this copy are an additional letterpress title-page, also dated "1783", but with a portrait of Pieter Pijpers engraved by Theodorus Koning dated 1789, accompanied by the letterpress explanatory leaf with a poem "Op myne afbeelding door Theodorus Koning", dated 1789, signed by Pijpers in brown ink. Further with 3 extra added engraved plates, plus 1 repeated in an earlier state with no lettering, depicting scenes from the play by various Dutch artists (A. Fokke, H.L. Myling, W. Immink, A. Hulk Jacobsz), 1 dated 1784. And finally with 6 engraved plates by various French artists, made for the original French edition. The engraved title is richly coloured and highlighted with gold (incl. the lettering) by a contemporary hand. The six French plates are splendidly coloured and highlighted with gold and gum arabic by a contemporary hand. Contemporary half calf, gold-tooled spine.
6918: MAROLOIS, SAMUEL. - Mathematicum opus absolutissimum: continens Geometriæ, Fortificationis, ... Amsterdam, Johannes Janssonius, 1638. Comprising:MAROLOIS, Samuel. Geometria Theoretica ac Practica.Amsterdam, Johannes Janssonius, 1633.MAROLOIS, Samuel. Artis muniendi, sive fortificationis pars prima[-secunda]. Amsterdam, Johannes Janssonius, 1633. 2 works in 3 parts in 1 volume. Folio. With engraved title-page dated 1638, with the letterpress Latin title-slip pasted over the engraved French title, woodcut publisher's device on 3 letterpress title-pages, 5 and 42 numbered engraved double-page plates in the first work, and 42 double-page engraved plates (numbered 1-40 plus "2e 14" and "2e 17"). Contemporary sheepskin parchment.
D8B9VJ01U79O: [MARSELIS, J. & TH. VAN, AND COENRAAD BRANDLIGT]. - Statuten der Nederlandsche Walvischvisscherij-Maatschappij, te Amsterdam.Amsterdam, C.A. Spin, 1843. 8vo. With wood-engraved whale-hunting scene on title-page. Original publisher's printed paper wrappers, kept in a modern half-morocco chemise and slipcase.
3498: MARSIGLI, LUIGI FERDINANDO. - Natuurkundige beschryving der zeën.The Hague, De Compagnie, 1786. Folio. With an engraved frontispiece by Matthijs Pool, 12 mostly folding maps, profiles of coast-lines and tables, and 40 full-page engraved plates with numerous illustrations of sea plants and corals, all beautifully coloured by hand. Contemporary half calf, gold-tooled spine.
23389: MARTENS, FRIEDRICH. - Viaggio di Spizberga o' Gronlanda fatto da Federico Martens Amburghese l' anno 1671... Bologna, Giacomo Monti, 1680. 12mo. With 2 folding engraved plates and 3 woodcut illustrations. Contemporary limp parchment.
836: [MARTIAL D'AUVERGNE]. - LIII. arrests d'amours. Arresta amorum. Accuratissimis Benedicti Curtii Symphoriani commentariis ad utrusque iuris rationem, forensiumque actionum usum quàm acutissimè accommodata. Le tout diligemment reveu & corrigé en une infinité d'endroits outre les precedentes impressions.Rouen, Thomas Mallard, 1587. 16mo. With title within an ornamental woodcut border. 19th-century gold-tooled red sheepskin.
A2REGMTH4G5B: MARTÍNEZ, CRISÓSTOMO. - [Nouvelles figures de proportions et d'anatomie du corps humain].[Paris, engraved ca. 1687/88]. 71 x 53.5 cm. An extremely large engraved anatomical print (plate size 69 x 52.5 cm; engraved image 68.5 x 51.5 cm). In a passe-partout, under glass in a wooden frame painted black with the inside edge gilt (92 x 73 cm).
B1L917ZOP9W8: MARUM, MARTINUS VAN. - [Autograph letter, signed, to Johann Friedrich John].Haarlem, 27 May 1816. 4to (22 x 18.5 cm). Letter in French, in brown ink on one side of a folded half sheet of wove paper, with the address on the back with a stamp ("Haarlem"). The letter was originally folded four times more, displaying only the address at the outside.
18164: MAS, ALPHONSE. - Le verger ou histoire, culture et description avec planches coloriées des variétés de fruits le plus généralement connues.Paris, G. Masson, [1873]. 8 parts in 8 volumes. Large 8vo (28 x 18.7 cm). With 384 chromo-lithographed plates with 792 figures depicting pears, apples, plums, peaches, cherries and apricots. Contemporary blind-stamped green buckram.
J1ICEKQWR1O8: MASCHEK, CAROLINE. - 67 studies of orchids.Cervené Pechy (Bohemia), 1885-1889. 67 drawings of orchids in coloured gouaches on thin laminated board, mostly with a smooth grey surface (32 x 24 cm; the painted images about 14 to 28 cm tall), most captioned with the Latin name, place of origin, name of a botanical collection or reference and the month of the drawing. Some drawings dated and monogrammed by the artist. Each drawing with a tissue attached to the back to protect the next drawing in the stack. The drawings loose in a half red morocco clamshell box.
5735: MATHER, INCREASE. - De successu Evangelii apud Indos Occidentales, in Novâ-Angliâ; epistola. Ad cl. virum D. Joannem Leusdenum, linguae sanctae in Ultrajectina Academia professorem, scripta, ...Including: SPECHT, Herman, and others. De successu Evangelii apud Indos Orientales, epistolae aliae conscriptae[.] Tum â D. Hermanno Specht, V.D.M. in urbe Colombo, sitâ in insula Ceilon. Tum etiam, à D. Adriano de Mey, V.D.M. in Jaffanapatnam, sitâ in eadem insula, praefecto Collegii Malabarici; et à D. Francisco Valentino, V.D.M. in Amboina, ad eundem Johannem Leusden.Utrecht, Willem Broedelet, 1699. 8vo. Grained, gold-tooled red morocco (ca. 1875?) signed by the Bradstreet Bindery in New York (stamp on the verso of the first free endleaf), with 5 bands on the spine, gold-tooled spine with the author and title in the second compartment, an X-form decoration in each of the others and the publication date at the foot, gold double fillet borders on sides, gold-tooled turn-ins, gold fillets on board edges, marbled endpapers. Rebacked, with the original backstrip laid down.
89PGECXLIWS6: MATTEI, GIUSEPPE. - Compendio della storia della persecuzione mossa contro la Cattolica religione nell' impero della Cina l'anno del signore MDCCLXXXIV.Florence, Gaetano Cambiagi, 1789. 8vo. Contemporary (?) vellum.
939G7NW4WMX2: [MATTHIJSSEN, GERARDA HENRIETTA]. - Historische tentoonstelling van Friesland, gehouden in Hr. Ms. Paleis te Leeuwarden gedurende den zomer van 1877. [Leeuwarden, 1877]. Album (33 x 26 cm). With a manuscript title-page with a mounted cut out of an albumen print of the arms of Friesland, and 34 albumen prints mounted on 26 leaves with manuscript captions below, and 3 albumen prints mounted on 3 loosely inserted leaves, without captions, but matching the others and including 1 repeat. Contemporary blind-tooled brown cloth, with metal clasps, gilt title on front board, gilt edges.
I3EH0D2OMWFT: [MAUNSELL, ROBERT]. - [A series of sermons].Including:- Ko te Whakapono.- Ko nga Mahi Hou.- Ko te Hapa Tapu.- He mahi aha ta nga Minita.- Ko te inoi a te tahae.- Ko te tino Tohunga Nui.- Ko te Manawanui o Hopa.- Ko te Iriiri Tapu.[Purewa], Church-Mission Press, [1846-1847].With:(2) [MAUNSELL, Robert]. He patai.[Purewa, 1845?](3) [WILBERFORCE, Samuel and William COLENSO? (translator)]. Te Motu Kohatu.Purewa, St John's College, 1850.(4) [FURQUHAR, Barbara H. and Mary Ann MARTIN (translator)]. Ko e tahi Hua o te WhakaponoPurewa, St John's College, 1852.4 works in 1 volume. 8vo. 19th or 20th-century green cloth.
G51FJXNTU56Q: [MAURITS VAN NASSAU]. - Placcaet by den hoochgheboren Grave Maurits van Nassau, ende ... mijnen heeren vanden Rade van State: waer-mede verboden wordt de navigatie ende coophandel op Spangnien, Portugael ende alle andere eylanden ende plaetsen onder de ghehoorsaemheyt des Conincks van Spangnien wesende. Delft, Aelbrecht Hendricksz., 1585. 4to. Disbound.
21791: MAZZOTTA, BENEDETTO. - De triplici philosophia naturali, astrologica, et minerali. In quibus differit cohaerenter de elementis, & variis mixtorum proprietatibus. ... Opus theol. philos. medicis, chymicis, & astrologis jucundum, ac simul utile.Bologna, Giovanni Bapttista Ferroni, 1653. 4to. With an engraved heraldic and allegorical frontispiece drawn and engraved by Bartolomeo Coriolano with the arms of the dedicatee Hipolyto Cattaneo, a full-page engraving (with 7 figures) on an integral leaf, and 2 engraved illustrations and 2 woodcut diagrams in the text. Contemporary boards covered with a vellum leaf from a 16th-century(?) plain-chant manuscript antiphonary.
F28F4U7YDX9D: MEARES, JOHN. - Tvänne resor från Ostindien till Americas nordvåstra kust, åren 1786, 1788 och 1789.Stockholm, printed by J.S. Ekmanson for I. Utters, 1797. 8vo. 19th-century half scheepskin, gold-tooled spine with red morocco title label, marbled sides.
H8DFLVKBKMKQ: MEIJLAN, GERMAIN FELIX. - Japan. Voorgesteld in schetsen over de zeden en gebruiken van dat ryk, byzonder over de ingezetenen der stad Nagasaky.Amsterdam, M. Westerman & son, 1830. 8vo. With engraved title-page with hand-coloured vignette lightened with gold and 2 folding aquatint plates. Modern green half cloth, with the front of the original letterpress-printed wrappers mounted on front board and the back wrapper loosely inserted.
E45FGGE8HFA5: [MELON, STEVEN]. - Attestatie, hoe sich den vice-admirael Isaac Sweers gequeten heeft in de Zee-slag op den 14. Juny, 1673. Amsterdam, Hieronymus Sweerts, 1673. 4to. 19th-century wrappers.
I6SFLAQJWXDP: [MELYN VAN DOORNINCK, CORNELIS?]. - Amsterdams tafel-praetje, van wat goets en wat quaets en wat noodighs.Gouda, Jasper Cornelisz, 1649. Small 4to (20 x 14 cm). Modern half vellum.
18006: MENASSEH BEN ISRAEL. - De creatione problemata XXX: cum summariis singulorum problematum, & indice locorum Scripturae, quae hoc opere explicantur.Amsterdam, the author, 1635.With: (2) MENASSEH Ben Israel. De resurrectione mortuorum libri III. Quibus animae immortalitas & corporis resurrectio contra Zaducaeos comprobatur: caussae item miraculosae resurrectionis exponuntur: deque judicio extremo, & mundi instauratione agitur...Amsterdam, the author, 1636. 2 works in 1 volume. 8vo. Contemporary calf, rebacked, with the original backstrip laid down.
S1284: MENDELEEV, DIMITRY IVANOVICH. - O soprotivlenii zhidkostei I o vozdukhaoplavanii [On the resistance of fluids and aerial navigation]. St Petersburg, Sentiabra, 1880. 8vo. Modern cloth with the original wrappers preserved.
A5FCO31WXHOD: MERCKLEIN, GEORG ABRAHAM. - Neu ausgefertigtes historisch-medicinisches Thier-Buch in vier besonderen Theilen verabfasset; ... Wobei verschiedene, wieder allerhand Kranckheiten bewehrte Geness-Mittel: angezeiget.Nuremberg, Johan Friedrich Rüdiger, 1714. 8vo. With a double-page engraved frontispiece, engraved by Johan Lorentz Hönnig, a double-page letterpress title-page printed in red and black, and 95 engraved plates, each depicting several animals. Contemporary vellum.
18975: MESA, SEBASTIAN DE. - Jornada de Africa por el Rey Don Sebastian y union del reyno de Portugal a la corona de Castilla. Barcelona, Pedro Lacavalleria, 1630. 4to. Each page framed with thin printed rules. Contemporary gold-tooled leather (blackened and flaking), each board with the helmed and mantled arms of the Mazarin family in the centre.
H8REIXU4RG5W: METCHNIKOFF, LEON. - L'Emipre Japonais. Pays, peuple, histoire.Geneve, Atsume Gusa, 1881. With 20 plates (12 chromolithographs, 2 lithographs, 6 photogravures), 5 folding maps (chromolithographs) and numerous woodengravings in text. Original printed paper wrappers, in green cloth slipcase.
FAOEI9M1HTV7: [METEOROLOGY - HAIL STONE]. - Abbildung der Größe, u. ganz besondern Farbe der 6 Zoll langen, u. 3 Zoll diken Schlossen, von 2. bis 3. ll. schwer welche d. 13. August. 1802. . ..Nuremberg, Fr[au] Kraerin, Fr[au]. Daucherin, [1802]. 4to (20.5×17.5 cm). Engraved print on laid paper, coloured by a contemporary hand as published. Mounted on a piece of paper (ca. 1926?).
22413: METEREN, EMANUEL VAN. - Nederlantsche historien ofte geschiedenissen inhoudende den gantzen staet, handel, soo va[n] oorlogen als vrede-handels in onsen tyden begin ende eynde ... Mede vervattende eenige haerder gebueren handelinge. ... oversien verbetert ende vermeerdert tot dese[n] tege[n]wordigen wtgank des jaers anno 1611.Including (vol. 2): Belgische ofte Nederlantsche oorlogen ende gheschiedenissen beginnende van t'jaer 1595 tot 1611, ... oversie[n] verbetert e[n]de vermeerdert ...[Copy imprint to vol. 2:] “Schotland buyten Danswyck” [= Amsterdam], “Hermes van Loven” [= Nicolaes III Biestkens?] for the author, 1611 [-1612]. 2 volumes. 4to. With 2 engraved title-pages, both coloured and highlighted in gold by an early hand. Further with a full-page engraved portrait of Van Meteren, and 21 smaller woodcut portraits in the text attributed to Christoffel van Sichem. Mottled, gold-tooled calf (ca. 1665), gold-tooled spines, 18th-century(?) gold-tooling on the boards.
5459: METEREN, EMANUEL VAN. - Historia Belgica nostri potissimum temporis Belgii sub quatuor Burgundis & totidem Austriacis principibus coniunctionem & gubernationem breviter. Turbas autem, bella et mutationes tempore regis Philippi, Carli V. Caesaris filii, ad annum usque 1598. plenius complectens, conscripta. [Cologne, A. Mylius, 1598]. Folio. With letterpress title-page in engraved border with scenes of trade and war (Verduyn, pl. XIV), additional engraved medallion portrait of the author mounted on blank back of title-page, by Hendrik Hondius the Elder, double-page engraved map of the Netherlands, by Frans Hogenberg and 22 engraved portraits on 19 plates. Contemporary vellum.
A3KBBFCAXE78: [MEUSNIER DE QUERLON, ANNE-GABRIEL]. - Naufrage et retour en Europe de monsieur de Kearny.[Paris?, the author?, 1764?]. 8vo. 20th-century (sponge printed?) decorated paper wrappers.
74LECDH5VARZ: MEXIA, PEDRO. - Coloquios o dialogos compuestos por el magnifico cavallero Pero Mexia, vezino de Sevilla, en los quales se disputan y tratan varias y diversas cosas de mucha erudicion y doctrina. Al illustrissimo senor don Perasan de Ribera Marques de Tarisa &c.Antwerp, widow of Martinus Nutius, 1561. Small agenda 12mo (14 x 6.5 cm). With Nutius's woodcut device on the title-page. 17th-century(?) blind-tooled overlapping vellum, each board with the coat of arms of the Landgrave of Hesse, gilt edges.
EBNCC8MWLRBM: MEZERAY, FRANCOIS EUDES DE. - Abregé chronologique de l'histoire de France. ... Divisé en six tomes.Amsterdam, Abraham Wolfgang, 1673-1674. With engraved frontispiece-title in the style of Romeyn de Hooghe and full-page engraved portrait of Louis XIV by A. Zylevelt in volume 1, 61 engraved portraits of French rulers in text.With: (2) MEZERAY, Francois Eudes de. Histoire de France avant Clovis. Amsterdam, Abraham Wolfgang, 1688. 12mo. With engraved frontispiece-title in the style of Romeyn de Hooghe. 2 works in 7 volumes. 12mo. Uniform polished, crushed, gold-tooled red morocco by the leading Brussels bookbinder Charles DE SAMBLANX (1855-1943).
H8JA71UGQ5YY: MIERIS, FRANS VAN. - Histori der Nederlandsche vorsten, uit de huizen van Beijere, Borgonje, en Oostenryk; welken, sedert de regeering van Albert, Graaf van Holland, tot den dood van Keizer Karel den Vyfden, het hooggezag aldaar gevoerd hebben.The Hague, Pieter de Hondt, 1732-1735. 3 volumes. Large folio (41 x 26.5 cm). With an engraved dedication page by Jan Wandelaar, a number of engraved vignettes and ca. 1000 engraved reproductions of both sides of coins and medals. Volume 1 with 2 letterpress folding genealogical tables. Lacking the frontispiece by Bernard Picart. Modern red half morocco.
I2KL46GGL54C: [MILITARIA - UNIFORMS]. - Uniformes des gardes d'honneur des différens corps dans les sept départemens de la Hollande; formés pour la réception de ... l'Empereur et Roi. ...| Uniformen van de gardes d'honneur, van de onderscheiden corpsen in de zeven départementen van Holland; opgericht tot de ontfangst van ... den Keizer en Koning. Amsterdam, Evert Maaskamp, [1811]. Royal folio (42.5 x 32 cm). With 12 aquatint costume plates (plate size 32.5 x 23 cm), in the publisher's original hand-colouring, with the original tissue guard leaf tipped onto each plate. Recent boards, with the original plain paper wrappers laid down. Kept in a matching green half morocco clamshell box.
GCDICHQG92QU: [MILITARIA - VIENNA - SIEGE]. - [Report of the dire situation during the siege of Vienna, still in progress, incipit:] Obschon Röm. Keyserl. Maj. bevor der Ao. 1664. mit dem Gross-Turcken geschlossene Stillestand der Wassen zu Ende gelauffen, bereits Ao. 1682. im Monat Majo den Hn. Grafen Albert Caprara nach Constantinopel angefertiget, ...[Passau?], [late August 1683]. Broadside (29 x 32 cm). With a large woodcut decorated initial (a 53 mm gothic O), the text set in 2 columns with a band of cast fleurons across the head, another between the columns and a rule at the foot.
82NHM8O8K9DU: [MINIATURE - GERMAN]. - [The Arrest of Christ].[Flanders (Bruges?), or Nürnberg, ca. 1520]. Miniature painted on vellum (7.8 x 5.6 cm) in numerous colours, highlighted with gold and in a gold border, probably from a book of hours, but with no text.
C1FF72F80OVG: MITTLER, LUDWIG. - Taschenbuch für Cactusliebhaber. Auf neue Erfahrungen gestützte Kultur und Uebersicht der im teutschen Handel vorkommenden Cactuspflanzen.Leipzig, Ludwig Schreck, (colophon: printed by Friedrich Andrä), 1841. Small 4to or imperial 16mo (17.5 x 13 cm). With colour-printed frontispiece. Plain beige boards.
S1947: MÖBIUS, KARL AUGUST. - Die Auster und die Austernwirthschaft. Berlin, Wiegandt, Hempel and Parey, 1877. 8vo. With full-page wood-engraved map and 9 wood-engravings in text. Original publisher's cloth.
6A1FO7RBPUPB: [MOERMAN, JOHANNES]. - Sedighe onderwijsen der creaturen. In rhijm ghestelt. [engraved title-page:] Apologi creaturaru[m].Antwerp, Jacob Mesens, 1649. Oblong 8vo (11.5 x 16.5 cm). With 55 etched illustrations on integral leaves (including the title print of Hermes/Mercury releasing Persephone, with motto "utilia prudenti imprudenti futilia"). Contemporary vellum.
S1965: MOHL, HUGO VON. - Vermischte Schriften botanischen Inhalts.Tübingen, Ludwig Friedrich Fues, 1845. 4to. With 13 numbered lithographed plates; 3 partly and 2 fully coloured by hand, drawn by Mohl himself and printed by F. Federer. Contemporary half tanned sheepskin, gold-tooled spine.
DCLFZBGMEMVX: MØLLER, VALDEMAR. - Den Danske armés uniformer i deres hovedforandringer i løbet af circa tre aarhundreder.Copenhagen, Valdemar Møller, 1892. Large oblong folio (ca. 34.5 x 50 cm). With 21 lithographed leaves: tinted title-page and 20 (of 21) chromo-lithographed plates, finished by hand. Contemporary half sheepskin, red cloth sides.
F5LCLB3CJTCQ: MÖLLHAUSEN, HEINRICH BALDWIN (BALDUIN). - Reis van den Mississippi naar de kusten van den Grooten Oceaan.Zutphen, A.E.C. van Someren, 1858-1859. 2 volumes. 8vo. With 2 double-page page tinted lithographed plates and a folding tinted lithographed map (29 x 47 cm) tracking Möllhausen's journey. Near contemporary blue half cloth.
23543: MOLLIEN, GASPARD THÉODORE. - Reis door de Republiek van Columbia, in het jaar 1823; ... Uit het Fransch vertaald door A. Bruggemans.Dordrecht, Blussé and Van Braam, 1825. 2 volumes bound as 1. 8vo. With 6 lithographed plates (1 bound as frontispiece). Contemporary brown half roan, gold-tooled spine.
H2JH3AMZLHM9: MONEY, WILLIAM TAYLOR. - Observations on the expediency of shipbuilding at Bombay, for the service of His Majesty, and the East India Company.London, printed for Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme and Brown (printed by Elizabeth Blackader), 1811. 8vo. With a stipple-engraved frontispiece portrait of the Bombay shipbuilder Jamsetjee Bomanjee, drawn by Edward Nash and engraved by William Haines. Modern half calf in convincing period style, gold- and blind-tooled spine.
A5SAXX01U79O: MONTAGU, GEORGE. - Testacea Britannica; or, British shells. Part I[-II].With: (2) Supplement to Testacea Britannica.London, J. White (printed by J.S. Hollis, Romsey; supplement by S. Woolmer, Exeter), [1803-] 1808[-ca. 1810]. 3 parts in 1 volume. Large 4to (27.5 x 21.5 cm). With 3 engraved title-pages, more than 200 figures in 30 engraved plates by Eliza Dorville. With 20 excellent original ink and watercolour drawings of shells (ca. 1801) bound in, along with 4 slips containing 5 engraved figures showing shells. All engraved shell figures coloured by a contemporary hand. 20th-century brown half morocco, with the original wrappers of heavy plain paper bound in.
E9LCYI7HNBLJ: [MONTE CARLO AUTOMOBILE RALLY]. - [A collection of manuscript documents, photographs, magazines and newspaper clippings concerning the 1937 Monte Carlo Automobile Rally]. [The Netherlands, Monte Carlo, etc.], 1937.
V2014: MONTHANS, P.J., CARL BRUZELIUS AND ENGELBERT JÖRLIN. - Underrättelse om Hö-Slagen Avena elatior, Knyl-Hafre eller Fromental och Trifolium hybridum, ett nytt Klöwerslag.Lund, 1783. 4to. With a folding engraved plate. Disbound.
74JDXK01U79O: MOOLEN, SYMON VAN DE. - Astronomia of hemel-loop-kunde, . . .Amsterdam, Joannes Loots, 1702. With engraved frontispiece, 13 numbered folding engraved plates and 63 pages of letterpress tables with 5 part-titles.With:(2) SLIKKER, Dirk Jacobsen. Klaar bewys over het onmogelyk der Oost en West-vinding, . . .Amsterdam, Joannes Loots for the author, 1703. With 4 folding engraved plates. Incomplete: 4 text leaves removed.(3) LUCHTENBURG, Andreas van. Mathematice, astronomice, en theologice aanmerkingen, over d'eeuwige en volmaakte tafels van de sons cirkel, . . . Delft, Henrik van Kroonevelt, 1699. With a folding letterpress table. 3 works in 1 volume. 4to. Contemporary calf, with the boards recovered in old mottled tanned sheepskin.
5773: MOREAU, PIERRE. - Klare en waarachtige beschryving van de leste beroerten en afval der Portugezen in Brasil; daar in d'oorsprong dezer zwarigheden en oorlogen klarelijk vertoont worden. Met de reisbeschrijving van de zelve schrijver naar Brasil. Amsterdam, Jan Hendriksz. Boom and Jan Rieuwertsz., 1652. 4to. With engraved plan of Mauritsstad on title-page (9.5 x 13.5 cm) and 4 half-page engravings in text. Modern half calf, filled-out with blank leaves.
A5DB1SBBNOWB: MORISOT, CLAUDE BARTHÉLEMY. - Orbis maritimi sive rerum in mari et littoribus gestarum generalis historia: in qua inventiones navium, earundem partes, armamenta. instructiones classium, navigationes, prælia maritima, arma, stratagemata.Dijon, Pierre Palliot, 1643. 2 parts in 1 volume. Folio (36 x 22 cm). With an engraved title-page, a folding engraved view, 23 engraved maps and 21 other engraved illustrations in the text. Contemporary calf, gold-tooled spine.
5729: MORTIMER, GEORGE. - Engelsmannen Joh. Hindric Cox Resa Genom Söderhafvet Till On Amsterdam, Marien-Oarna, O-Taheiti, Sandvichs-och Räf-Oarna, Tinian, Unalaska och Canton i China.Nyköping, Peter Winge, 1798. With: (2) RISBECK, Gaspard. Bref, Rörande Tyskland, Scrifne af en resande Fransos til sin broder i Paris. Ofwersättning. Andra Uplagan. Götheborg, Samuel Norberg, 1797-1798. 2 works in 1 volume. 8vo. Contemporary half calf.
H8REHP146PDE: MORTON-CAMERON, W.H. - Present day impressions of Japan. The history, people, commerce, industries and resources of Japan and Japans colonial empire Kwantung, Chosen, Taiwan, Karafuto.London, etc., the Globe Encyclopedia Project, 1919. With chromolithographed title-page, 2 frontispiece portraits, a folding map, and numerous photographic reproductions in text. Publisher's gold-blocked leather, gilt edges (30 x 22.5 cm).
C2FGS3OHM9E4: MOSNIER, A. - [South African Flowering Plants].[United States or Canada?, ca. 1905]. An album (32 x 42 cm) containing a series of 86 ink and watercolour botanical drawings on paper (each about 27 x 18.5 cm) showing South African flowering plants, all but 10 with the species name and the signature of the artist, A. Mosnier. The drawings mounted on the leaves of a contemporary commercial photograph album (blocked green cloth).
D54F2LUCAGWQ: MOUCHEZ, AMÉDÉE ERNEST BARTHÉLEMY. - Observations chronométriques faites pendant la campagne de circumnavigation de la corvette La Capricieuse, commandée par M. Roquemaurel, capitaine de vaisseau. Paris, Firmin Didot frères, 1855. With 4 folding plates.With: (2) MOUCHEZ, Amédée Ernest Barthélemy. Longitudes chronométriques des principaux points de la cote du Brésil, rapportées au premier méridien de Rio-Janeiro. Paris, Paul Dupont, 1863.(3) MOUCHEZ, Amédée Ernest Barthélemy. Positions géographiques des principaux points de la cote orientale de l'Amérique du Sud comprise entre la Guyane Française et le Paraguay. Paris, Paul Dupont, 1868. 3 works in 1 volume. 8vo. Contemporary grained red half sheepskin.
F99CH801U79O: MOUCHEZ, (AMÉDÉE) ERNEST. - [Four autograph letters, signed, to his wife, Carlo]. Pernambuco, Cayenne, 20 May-27 August 1866. 8vo (21 x 13.5 cm). In French, in brown ink on paper.
E96DC5TINBLU: [MOUNTAINEERING]. - [A collection of brochures and folders on mountaineering].[Austria and Switzerland, ca. 1920- ca. 1980]. Ca. 653 brochures (including a few duplicates and variant issues).With: [A collection of books relating to mountaineering].[Globally, ca. 1830- ca. 2000]. Ca. 875 books (including a few duplicates and variant issues, and several multiple-volume titles).
93RGB69IRTQZ: MOZART, WOLFGANG AMADEUS. - Das Lob der Freundschaft. Cantate für das Klavier oder Pianoforte.Leipzig, Breitkopf und Härtel, [1799]. Oblong folio (25 x 34 cm). Contemporary marbled wrappers.
3777: MULLENS, GELASIUS [= GUILIELMUS SALDENUS]. - Neerlands interest, tot vrede der kercke, en wegh-neminge van alle opkomende misverstanden in de selve.Middelburg, Yemant Hendrickss., 1664. With:(2) [SALDENUS, Guilielmus]. Den God-vrughtigen boer ... tot verdedigingh van Jan Bakhuys den ghenaamden Boer van Ebbink-hoven, en Desiderius Pacius over sijn zedigh versoek aan Juffrouw Schurman. Utrecht, Jacob van Doeyenborgh, 1670. 2 works in 1 volume. 8vo. Contemporary vellum.
S585: MÜLLER, FRIEDRICH CHRISTOPH. - Vollständige Beschreibung der Sparöfen und Heerde welche in der Graffschaft Mark schon seit vielen Jahren gebräuchlich und bewährt befunden sind. Nebst einer Nachricht vom Brodtbacken, Bierbrauen und Branntweinbrennen bei Steinkohlen und einem Anhange über Thermolampen, Fumivoren und Phylogoscopen der Franzosen.Weimar, Landes=Industrie=Comtoirs, 1803. 8vo. With 7 folding engraved plates. Contemporary turquoise boards, gold-tooled spine.
A3JAH5E7TL3M: MÜLLER, OTTO FREDERIK. - Von Würmern des süssen und salzigen Wassers.Copenhagen, Nicolas Möller for Heineck & Faber, 1771. 4to. With an engraved vignette after Bissel on title-page, 16 plates with half-page engravings and 3 engraved tables (2 full-page and one half-page with illustrations). Contemporary vellum.
H91DPIWAJMRX: MÜLLER, PHILIPP. - Miracula chymica, et mysteria medica.Paris, Melchior Mondier, 1644. 12mo. With 12 woodcut illustrations in text. Contemporary mottled calf, gold-tooled spine and binding edges.
5906: [MUNIBE, JOSÉ MARÍA]. - Breve resumen de la vida y martyrio del inclyto Mexicano, y proto-martyr del Japon, el Beato Felipe de Jesus. Añadidas algunas obvias reflecciones en honor del mismo Heroë esclarecido, y de esta dichosisima civdad felize en ser su pátria. Por un eclesiàstico de este arzobispado, afecto del santo, quien lo dedica á la exemplarísima, religiosísima provincia del santo evangelio de esta civdad de México.Mexico City, "Oficina Madrileña" [literally "Madrid office", a name used by the Jáuregui heirs], 1802. 4to (19.5 x 14 cm). With engraved title-page dated 1801, an engraved portrait of Felipe de Jésus (both engravings by Montes de Oca) and extra-illustrated with 15 (of 30) engraved plates also by Montes de Oca, from the closely related 1801 print series originally issued with the same engraved title-page. With the engraved title and all 16 plates coloured by a contemporary hand and many words, letters and punctuation marks on the two title-pages coloured red. Contemporary Mexican tanned sheepskin mottled in an irregular tree pattern, gold-tooled spine.
4118: MÜNSTER, SEBASTIAN. - Compositio horologiorum, in plano, muro, truncis, anulo, con concavo, cylindro & variis quadrantibus, cum signorum zodiaci & diversarum horarum inscriptionibus: ... Basel, Henricus Petrus, 1531 (changed in manuscript to 1535). With woodcut on title-page showing sundials of various kinds, Petri's woodcut device on last page, large folding woodcut plate (31.5 x 40.5 cm) of a wall sundial, and 56 woodcut illustrations in the text (many full-page).With: (2) GLAREAN(US), Heinrich. De geographia liber unus, ab ipso authore iam tertio recognitus.Freiburg im Breisgau, (colophon: Joannis Faber), 1533. With Faber's device on title-page with a larger version on last page, and 21 woodcut illustrations in the text (several full-page). 2 works in 1 volume. 4to. Contemporary sheepskin parchment.
H6GFM6O4UFYA: MURR, CHRISTOPH GOTTLIEB VON. - Litterae patentes Imperatoris Sinarum Kang-Hi. Sinice et Latine. cum interpretatione R.P. Ignatii Koegleri, S.J. ... Ex archetypo Sinensi edidit additis notitiis Sinicis ... cum tabula aenea.Nurnberg and Altdorf, J.F. Kussler and J.C. Monath, 1802. Small 4to. With a large folding engraved plate (32.5 x 30.5 cm) with the Kangxi Emperor's edict of 1716, a full-page woodcut table with about 65 Chinese characters on an integral leaf, and 3 woodcuts with Chinese characters in the text. Finely bound in 20th-century red half morocco.
I21GLAXQTZE0: MYNSICHT, ADRIAN VON. - Thesaurus et armamentarium medico-chymicum.Venice, Johann Gabriel Hertz, 1707. 4 parts in 1 volume. 8vo. With engraved title-page. Contemporary limp sheepskin parchment.
83GC2FWCCH2U: NEALE, ADAM. - Travels through some parts of Germany, Poland, Moldavia, and Turkey. London, Straham, for Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown, 1818. 4to. With 15 aquatints on 11 plates by I. Clark after the designs of the author and dated 1818. All plates are exquisitely coloured by hand. Later three quarter morocco (ROOT, London).
H6PFEBABLYOP: NEALE, FREDERICK ARTHUR. - Narrative of a residence at the capital of the Kingdom of Siam; with a description of the manners, customs and laws of the modern Siamese.London, Office of the National Illustrated Library, 1852. 8vo. With a number of wood-engravings in text, 1 engraved map and 3 engraved plates. Publisher's red-blocked cloth, rebacked, with original backstrip laid down.
6CG95ZGY608W: [NETHERLANDS - STATES GENERAL - PROCLAMATION]. - Placcaet …, teghens verscheyden valscheden ende bedroch ghepleecht int verwen ende verswaren vande zijde, ende vande wercken ende manufaturen die van zijde ghemaeckt worden. The Hague, Hillebrant Jacobsz. [van Wouw I], 30 March 1607. 4to. With the woodcut arms of the States General on the title-page. Disbound.
6CG9LRUCAGWQ: [NETHERLANDS - STATES GENERAL - PROCLAMATION]. - Placcaet ende ordonnantie opte wapeninge ende manninge vande schepen, soo ter coopvaerdye als visscherije, uytte Vereenighde Nederlanden over zee varende.Including: [drop-title:] Instructie voor de Co[m]missarisen in 't Vlije ende inde Sont, omme opsicht te hebben op de uyt-varende ende inkommende oostersche schepen, en[de] Noordt-Drunt ende Noordt-Caep-vaerders.The Hague, widow and heirs of Hillebrant Jacobsz. van Wouw, 1627. 4to. With woodcut arms of the States General on title-page. Sewn without supports and not bound.
G5KFMNCDMSG7: [NETHERLANDS - STATES GENERAL - PROCLAMATION]. - Placcaet van … den Staten Generael ... daer by de Spaigniaerts ende alle heure goederen, voor goede prinse verclaert worden.The Hague, Aelbrecht Hendricksz, 1599. 4to. With the woodcut arms of the States General on the title-page. 19th-century blue paper wrappers.
G4NE8XSUFIAQ: [NETHERLANDS - STATES GENERAL - TREATY]. - Tractaat tusschen haar hoog mog. de Heeren Staten Generaal der Vereenigde Nederlanden, en de regeeringe van Tripoli. Geslooten in het jaar 1728.The Hague, Jacobus Scheltus II, 1729. 4to. Modern paper-covered boards.
20874: NEUDÖRFFER, JOHANN THE ELDER. - Ein gute Ordnung und kurtze Unterricht der furnemsten Grunde, aus denen die Jungen zierlichs Schreybens begirlich, mit besonderer Kunst und Behendigkeyt unterricht und geübt möge[n] werden, ...Including: Anweysung einer gemeinen hanndschrift, ...Nuremberg, Johann Neudörffer, "1538" [ca. 1539]. 2 parts in 1 volume. Oblong small folio (14.5 x 23.5 cm). With 49 (of 54?) etched calligraphic model plates, including 3 (of 4) folding: 48 printed in mirror-image and 1 right-reading (apparently a counterproof). Two are printed in red ink. With 5 leaves ruled in red, and 45 "rubricated" with gold. 17th-century(?) sheepskin parchment.
I14AJ6T9YN8X: NICANDER OF COLOPHON AND JEAN DE GORRIS. - Alexipharmaca. Io. Gorraeo Parisiensi medico interprete.Paris, Michel de Vascosan, 1549. 8vo. Contemporary sheepskin parchment.
H7RG4FVBKYS1: NIEUHOF, JOHAN. - Het gezantschap der Neêrlandtsche Oost-Indische Compagnie, aan den grooten Tartarischen Cham, den tegenwoordigen keizer van China …Antwerp, Michiel Cnobbert, 1666. Folio. With engraved frontispiece, engraved author's portrait, 34 engraved double-page plates and numerous engraved illustrations in the text. Contemporary mottled calf, gold-tooled spine. Rebacked with the original backstrip laid down.
58QEFDBBNOWB: NIEUWENTYT, BERNARD. - Het regt gebruik der werelt beschouwingen, ter overtuiginge van ongodisten en ongelovigen aangetoont.Amsterdam, Joannes Pauli, 1740. Large 4to (25.5 x 19.5 cm). Withengraved frontispiece, engraved author's portrait and 28 engraved folding plates. Contemporary mottled calf, gold-tooled spine.
V2527: NILSSON, SVEN AND J. G. KEMNER. - De variis mammalia disponendi modis dissertatio, ...Lund, Litteris Berlingianis, 1812. 4to. Disbound.
E4JCU1VJX2SK: NILSSON, SVEN AND SVENO HARDIN. - Formatio schisti chloritici in Dalia, quam respectu præsertim vegetationis breviter adumbravit. Lund, Berling, 1838. 4to. Wholly uncut, with deckles intact. Bound as sewn.
642BT0WJLUF0: NODAL, BARTHOLOME GARCIA DE & GONZALO. - Relacion del viage, que por orden de su magestad, y acuerdo de el real consejo de Indias ... Including: ECHELEVAR, D. Manuel de, J.M. y J. Instruccion exacta, y util de las derrotas, y navegaciones ...Cadiz, Don Manuel Espinosa de los Monteros, Impressor de la Real Marina, [1766?-1769]. 4to. With a folding map of the Strait of Magellan drawn and engraved by D.M. de Rueda, dated 1769. 2 parts in 1 volume. 4to. Contemporary limp sheepskin parchment by the Cadiz printing office's own bindery.
22327: NONNIUS, LUDOVICUS (LUIS NUNEZ). - Ichtyophagia sive de piscium esu commentarius.Antwerp, Petrus and Joannes Bellerus, 1616. 8vo. With woodcut vignette on the title-page, several woodcut initials in the text. Contemporary vellum, large paper label with woodcut illustration on spine.
I95F44QJ5GEW: NORMAN, HASKELL F. AND HOPE MAYO (EDITOR). - One hundred books famous in medicine.New York, (colophon: The Stinehour Press), 1995. 28 x 20 cm. With 33 illustrations in colour and numerous black and white illustrations. Original publisher's grey cloth, in grey cloth slipcase.
S338: NORRIS, ROBERT. - Resa På Neger-kusten Til Kongl. Hofvet i Dahomej.Gothenburg, Sam. Norberg, 1792. 8vo. Old paper boards.
HA9AP441DUTL: NOZEMAN, CORNELIUS, MARTINUS HOUTTUYN AND JAN CHRISTIAAN SEPP. - Nederlandsche vogelen; volgens hunne huishouding, aert, en eigenschappen beschreeven.Amsterdam, Jan Christiaan Sepp (volumes III-V: and son), 1770-1829. 5 volumes. Imperial folio (52 x 35.5 cm). With hand-coloured engraved title-page to each volume, 250 hand-coloured copper-engraved plates (50 in each volume), and some woodcut tailpieces. Contemporary half calf, gold-tooled spine.
S2871: NUMAN, ALEXANDER. - Waarnemingen omtrent het langdurig verblijf boven den gewonen dragttijd van gestorvene jongen bij de moeder-dieren. Amsterdam, C.G. Sulpke, 1831. Large 4to (28 x 22.5 cm). With 6 engraved anatomical plates (4 folding, 2 coloured and 2 partly coloured). Also published in the proceedings of the Instituut van Wetenschappen. Contemporary stiff grey-paper wrappers.
95OCQ4QAL3CC: OBERLIN, JOHANN FRIEDRICH (GOTTHILF HEINRICH VON SCHUBERT, ED.). - Berichte eines Visonärs über den Zustand der Seelen nach dem Tode. Aus dem Nachlasse des Johann Friedrich Oberlin's, gewesen Pfarrer im Steinthale, ... nebst einem Fragment: Die Sprache des Wachens. Ein Anhang zu des Herausgebers Symbolik des Traumes.Leipzig, F.A. Brockhaus, 1837. 8vo. Contemporary grey wrappers.
B1LCA7L42P5W: OLDENBARNEVELT, JOHAN VAN. - [Ordinance forbidding the planting of trees around windmills in the Land van Arkel (in the southwestern corner of the province of Holland) and requiring the removal of existing trees].The Hague, 14 December 1598. Manuscript document in Dutch in brown ink on the skin side of a single piece of sheepskin parchment (36 x 48 cm, folded to 14 x 19 cm).
S1348: [OLDMIXON, JOHN]. - Het Britannische ryk in Amerika,...Amsterdam, R. and G. Wetstein, 1721. 2 volumes bound as 1. 4to. WWith 2 title-pages printed in red and black, each volume with the same full-page engraved frontispiece, 8 folding engraved maps, 1 folding engraved plate with 3 illustrations of the coffee plant, 1 half-page engraved vignette for the dedication. Contemporary vellum.
D6OGYBAMZ2KR: OOSTER, WILLIAM ALEXANDRE AND CARL VON FISCHER-OOSTER. - Protozoe Helvetica. Mittheilungen aus dem Berner Museum der Naturgeschichte über merkwürdige Thier- und Pflanzenreste der schweizerischen Vorwelt.Basel and Geneva, H. Georg (colophon: printed in Bern, Haller'sche Buchdruckerei), 1869-1871. 2 volumes in 5 separate parts. 4to. With lithographed map and 32 lithographed plates (numbered 1-13 and 1-19), including 13 double-page. All parts in original publisher's printed paper wrappers.
F9CB0K23SY47: OOSTKAMP, JAN ANTONIE. - De merkwaardigste Nederlandsche zeereizen, sedert den jare 1594. Voor de vaderlandsche jeugd, ... Met platen. Amsterdam, G.J.A. Beijerinck; Leeuwarden, Gerard Tjaard Nicolaas Suringar, 1825. 2 volumes. 8vo. Each volume with a letterpress half-title and engraved title-page with a vignette showing a Dutch sailing ship, and 7 engraved plates (2 folding). Contemporary half cloth, spines with letterpress title labels.
19684: ORBIGNY, ALCIDE D'. - Fragment d'un voyage au centre de l'Amérique Méridionale; contenant des considérations sur la navigation de l'Amazone et de la Plata, et sur les anciennes missions des provinces de Chiquitos et de Moxos (Bolivia). Paris, P. Bertrand; Strasbourg, widow Levrault (printed by Berger-Levrault), 1845. 8vo. With a large folding lithographed map (43 x 52 cm) of the centre of South America. Modern half red morocco.
J4DD6GQ09IJA: [ORNITHOLOGY]. - [Great bustard (Otis tarda)].[Northwest Germany?, ca. 1710/20]. Watercolour drawing on 2½ sheets of Imperial laid paper (129 x 57 cm as assembled).
23520: OSBECK, PETER, OLOF TOREEN AND CHARLES GUSTAVUS ECKEBERG. - A voyage to China and the East Indies, by Peter Osbeck ... Together with a voyage to Suratte by Olof Toreen ... and an account of the Chinese husbandry by Captain Charles Gustavus Eckeberg. Translated from the German, by John Reinhold Forster ... To which are added, a faunula and flora Senensis.London, Benjamin White, 1771. 2 volumes. 8vo. With 14 full-page engraved plates. Contemporary gold-tooled calf.
J7CG6VVDYRA9: [OSKAMP, DIRK LEONARD, MARTIN HOUTTUYN AND CARL KRAUSS]. - Afbeeldingen der artseny-gewassen met derzelver Nederduitsche en Latynsche beschryvingen.Amsterdam, Jan Christiaan Sepp and son, 1796 (vols. I-III), 1800 (vols. IV-VI). 6 volumes. Large 8vo (23 x 14.5 cm). With wood-engraved illustration on each of the 6 title-pages and 600 numbered engraved plates (100 in each volume), all coloured by a contemporary hand. Contemporary half calf, gold-tooled spine, modern endpapers.
H6TFT9B574SK: [OTT, MICHAEL, AND JACOB PREUSSEN]. - Kriegs Ordnung new gemacht.(Colophon:) Leipzig, Michael Blum, 1534. Small 8vo (15.5 x 10.5 cm). With a full-page woodcut (10 x 8.5 cm) on the title-page (repeated at the beginning of the main text), Blum's woodcut device below the colophon. Contemporary blind-tooled black calf over tapered wooden boards, each board in a panel design, 2 strap fastenings with engraved decoration in the brass clasps and catchplates. The binder used 2 fragments from a manuscript Vulgate Bible in a humanistic hand.
S2224: OTTOLANDER, K.J.W., A. KOSTER MZ. AND C. DE VOS, EDITORS. - Nederlandsche flora en pomona, beschreven en uitgegeven door het bestuur der Pomologische Vereeniging te Boskoop. Groningen, J.B. Wolters, 1876. Large 4to. With 81 full-page chromolithographed plates after A.J. Wendel. Modern half morocco.
H7FGI6EW5A14: OVERMEER FISSCHER, JOHANNES FREDERIK VAN. - Bijdrage tot de kennis van het Japansche Rijk, ...Amsterdam, J. Müller & Comp. (printed by C.A. Spin), 1833. Royal 4to (30.5 x 25.5 cm). With 15 lithographed views, scenes, etc. (including frontispiece), in decorative borders, showing Japanese costumes, people of various trades and professions, calligraphy, a map with view of Mount Fugi, etc., all in striking hand-colouring. Original publisher's deluxe gold and blind-tooled red sheepskin in a panel design by J.H. Peters, gilt edges, and with the original pictorial wrappers, lithographed on yellow paper, bound in. Rebacked, with the original backstrip laid down.
F4IG9TO8K9DU: OXLEY, JOHN. - Reizen in de binnenlanden van Australie, in de jaren 1817 en 1818, . . . Uit het Engelsch, met platen en kaarten.Dordrecht, Blussé, Van Braam, 1821. 8vo. With 2 engraved views (1 folding) by J.C. Bendorp and 2 engraved folding maps by C. van Baarsel & son (30.5×62 and 21.5×63 cm). Contemporary sprinkled half sheepskin.
DBPD3XCAXE78: OZANNE, JEANNE-FRANCOISE AND PIERRE OZANNE. - Différents sujets de marine. Paris, Auguste Jean, [ca. 1830?]. Oblong 8vo and large 12mo (16 x 24 cm). With 144 engraved plates (plate size ca. 6 x 6 to ca. 10 x 12 cm), numbered as 12 series of 12, plate 1 of part 1 serving as engraved title-page. Unbound, as issued, in a modern half cloth clamshell box.
D6OGI3DA92AU: PABST, GUSTAV AND WALTHER OTTO MÜLLER. - Cryptogamen-Flora enthaltend die Abbildung und Beschreibung der vorzüglichsten Cryptogamen Deutschlands.Gera, C.B. Griesbach, 1874-1877. 3 parts in 1 volume. Large 4to (33 x 24.5 cm). With 12 numbered lithographed plates by C. Bollman in part 1; several wood engravings in text and 25 (numbered 23) chromolithographed plates by J.G. Bach in part 2; 1 lithographed and 8 numbered chromo-lithographed plates by Franz Dietsch in part 3. Original decorated publisher's cloth.
H41CKHT6O8F8: PADDOCK, JUDAH. - A narrative of the shipwreck of the Oswego, on the coast of South Barbary, ... London, Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme and Brown (printed by Andrew Strahan), 1818. 4to. 20th-century tan goatskin morocco.
14931: PAGAN, BLAISE FRANÇOIS DE. - Relation historique et geographique, de la grande rivière des Amazones dans l'Amérique. Extraicte de divers autheurs, & reduitte en meilleure forme.Paris, Cardin Besogne, 1656. 8vo. With engraved double page map of the Amazon Basin. Contemporary mottled calf, gold-tooled spine.
C79DXBHARQJQ: [PAINTING - SHIPS - NORTHWEST PASSAGE]. - [The ships Erebus and Terror in the Arctic]. [England?, ca. 1850?]. Oil painting on canvas (65.5 x 91 cm), showing 2 ships in a rough sea amid dangerous rocks and ice. Later mounted on another canvas and stretched over a wooden frame, with a handwritten note about the painting pasted on the back.
HBUDIA2L4BL3: PALACIOS, FELIX. - Palestra farmaceutica, chimico-galenica, en la qual se trata de la eleccion de los simples, sus preparaciones chîmicas, y galénicas, y de las mas selectas composiciones antiguas, y modernas, usuales, tanto en Madrid, como en toda Europa...Madrid, widow of D. Joaquin Ibarra, 1792. Folio. With woodcut royal cypher monogram on title-page ("YA") and 5 engraved plates. Contemporary tree calf, richly gold-tooled spine.
15240: PALAU Y DULCET, ANTONIO. - Manual del librero Hispano-Americano. Bibliografía Española e Hispano-Americana desde la invención de la imprenta hasta nuestros tiempos con el valor comercial de los ompresos descritos, ... Segunda edición, corregida y aumentada por el autor.Barcelona, Librería anticuaria de A. Palau; Oxford, Dolphin Book Company, 1948-1977. 4to (27.5 x 19 cm). 28 volumes. Original publisher's printed paper wrappers.With: (2) PALAU CLAVERAS, Augustin. Indice alfabetico de titulos-materias, correcciones, conexiones y adiciones del Manual del librero Hispano Americano.Empúries, Palacete Palau Dulcet; Oxford, Dolphin Book Company, 1981-1987. 4to (27.5 x 19 cm). 7 volumes. Original publisher's printed paper wrappers.
3677: PALLAS, PETER SIMON. - Lyst der plant-dieren, bevattende de algemeene schetzen der geslachten en korte beschryvingen der bekende zoorten. ... Vertaald, en met aanmerkingen en afbeeldingen voorzien door P. Boddaert.Utrecht, Abraham van Paddenburg and Johannes van Schoonhoven, 1768. 8vo. With 14 folding engraved plates by J. van Hiltrop. Contemporary tanned half sheepskin, gold-tooled spine.
S940: [PALLAS, PETER SIMON]. - Dierkundige beschouwingen, eeniger soorten van zeldzame dieren, door nauwkeurige beschryvingen, afbeeldingen en verhandelingen opgeheldert; vertaald, met aanmerkingen verrykt en thans op nieuw in 't licht gebragt.Rotterdam, J.J. Meyneken, [ca. 1793]. 6 parts in 1 volume. 4to. With 10 engraved hand-coloured plates (1 folding). Gold-tooled half calf.
23497: PALLIERE, JEAN LÉON. - Album Palliere. Escenas Americanas. Reduccion de cuadros, aquarelles y bosquejos. Buenos Aires, Fusoni brothers, [1864?]. Oblong Royal folio (32.5 x 52 cm). With lithographed title-page and 52 tinted lithographed plates (image size mostly about 19 x 32 cm), lithographed by J. Pelvilain after designs by Juan Léon Palliere. Contemporary, gold-tooled green morocco.
15033: PANSERON, PIERRE. - Recueil de jardinage. [Ier]- IVme volume. [vols. 2-4 with title: Recueil de jardins Anglois et Chinois]. Paris, the author, Denos, Mondare, Basan (vols. 3-4: the author only), 1783-1788. With 4 engraved title-pages, 2 engraved ll. with explanatory text, and 110 engraved illustrations on 109 plates. At least the present copy also includes a 3-page engraved price list for both the Recueil de jardins and the Recueil des décorations. With:(2) PANSERON, Pierre. Recueil des décorations propre a embellir les jardins Anglois et Chinois.Paris, the author, 1785. With engraved title-page and 56 engraved plates in ten series.(3) PANSERON, Pierre. Catalogue des ouvrages d'architecture du Sieur Panseron.Paris, the author, [ca. 1783]. 2 works plus publisher's catalogue in 5 volumes. 4to. Contemporary mottled sheepskin, gold-tooled spines. Panseron's price list offered copies bound in "bazanne", so the present copy may be in the publisher's own binding.
6C9B97XUOX9P: PANTALEON, HEINRICH (HANS HEINRICH BANTLIN). - Prosopographiae heroum atque illustrium virorum totius Germaniae, pars prima [secunda & tertia]. In hac personarum desriptione omnium tam armis et autoritate, quam literis & religione totius Germaniae celebrium virorum vitae & res praeclarè gestae bona fide referentur, à condito mundo [part 1] ... ad ... annum [1566] usque [part 3].Basel, Nicolaus Brylinger (volume 3: heirs of Nicolaus Brylinger), 1565-1566. 3 volumes bound as 1. Folio. With 3 title-pages, each with the same woodcut printer's device and with the same woodcut portrait of the author on the back (each with a different verse), ca. 1500 woodcut portraits of famous men from German history (including many repeats) and several letterpress genealogical tables. Boards (ca. 1800), gold-tooled spine.
A6HFJ7L8XMRT: PARADIN, CLAUDE AND GABRIEL SYMEON. - Symbola heroica. M. Claudii Paradini, beliiocensis canonici et D. Gabrielis Symeonis. Multo, quàm antea, fideliùs de Gallica lingua in Latinam conversa.Antwerp, Christophe Plantin, 1583. 12mo. With 216 woodcut illustrations in text, namely 179 for Paradin and 37 for Simeon. 19th-century gold-tooled red morocco, gilt edges; bound by Thompson.
5532: PARKINSON, SYDNEY. - Voyage autour du monde, sur le vaisseau de sa majesté Britannique l'Endeavour, … précédé d'un discours en forme d'introduction sur les principaux navigateurs anglais et français qui ont précédé l'Endeavour: suivi d'un abrégé des deux derniers voyages du capitaine Cook, … Ouvrage traduit de l'Anglais. Par le C. Henri.Paris, Guillaume, 1797. 2 volumes. 8vo. With 6 folding engraved plates. Contemporary half calf.
5AVEJPN6Y1BW: PARRY, WILLIAM EDWARD. - Journal of a voyage for the discovery of a North-West Passage from the Atlantic to the Pacific; performed in the years 1819-20, in his Majesty's ships Hecla and Griper. With an appendix, containing the scientific and other observations.London, (printed by William Clowes for) John Murray, 1821. Large 4to (27 x 21.5 cm). With 6 engraved maps and charts (4 folding), and 14 plates (9 lithographed and 5 engraved); many figures and tables in the text (1 folding). Contemporary richly gold-tooled calf.With: (2) SABINE, Edward. The North georgia gazette and winter chronicle.London, (printed by William Clowes for) John Murray, 1821. 4to. Later half calf. Untrimmed, leaving deckles intact.
I7BB16JXCIK6: PARRY, WILLIAM EDWARD. - Reis ter ontdekking van eene noordwestelijke doorvaart, uit de Atlantische in de Stille Zee, gedaan in de jaren 1819 en 1820 door de schepen The Hecla en The Griper...Amsterdam, Johannes van der Hey, 1822. 8vo. With engraved title-page, 1 large folding map and 3 plates (2 folding). Contemporary half calf.
S1950: PARTSCH, PAUL MARIA. - Katalog der Bibliothek des K.K. Hof-Mineralien-Cabinets in Wien.Vienna, K.K. Hof- und Staatsdruckerei, 1851. Large 4to. Publisher's printed wrappers.
H8TI4H9N7US7: [PASCAL, JACQUES (ON BEHALF OF)]. - Response a l'apologie de M. Esprit André, medecin de Beziers. Pour M. Jacques Pascal apoticaire dudict Beziers.Toulouse, printed by Raymond Colomiez, 1610. 8vo. Contemporary limp sheepskin parchment.
E6IBJN01U79O: PASI, BARTOLOMEO. - Tariffa de i pesi, e misure corrispondenti dal Levante al Ponente.Venice, per Paolo Gherardo (colophon: per Comin da Trino), 1557. 8vo (15.5 x 11 cm). With the title in a woodcut border of 4 matching parts, and with a crowned eagle device. 18th-century half green morocco, gold-tooled spine.
86EG1JFQPCMI: [PATTISON, JOHN]. - Neu-Südwales. Seine Vergangenheit, Gegenwart und Zukunft, oder Erfahrungen und Beobachtungen während eines zwölfjährigen Aufenthaltes in Australien.Leipzig, Christian Ernst Kollmann, 1850. 8vo. Contemporary half tanned sheepskin.
I31CYM5QKKFG: PAYNE, JOHN. - The true portraicture of His Ma[jes]ties. royall ship the Soveraigne of the Seas built in the yeare 1637. [London, Peter Pett, 1637/38]. Large engraving (66.5 x 91 cm), printed from two plates on two sheets, assembled to make a single print. With title in English across the head, a slightly different Latin title across the foot (both outside the image area), Payne's name and privilege to the right of the Latin title, and two decorated cartouches with laudatory verses in the upper corners. In passepartout (not mounted) and easily detachable framed (90 x 114 cm).
6236: PECKHAM, JOHN AND GEORG HARTMANN. - Perspectiva communis. Ideo sic dicta, quod contineat elementa tès optigès, omnibus philosophiae studiosis necessaria.Nuremberg, Johan Petreius, 1542. Small 4to (18 x 15 cm). With 44 geometric and perspectival woodcuts in text. Modern boards.
D55H803XSZ3Z: [PEETERS, JOHANNES (JAN) (AFTER)]. - [Ladimistri nel' archipelago].[The Netherlands(?), ca. 1720?]. Oblong folio (19.5 x 31.5 cm). Pen and blue-black ink-wash drawing on laid paper, showing the city of Edremit, its harbour and fortifications, with an Ottoman and a Dutch(?) ship, and a lighthouse, in a brown thick-thin-thin border, signed in the border below right, but difficult to read (I. P. Sto...?, I. P. Ste...?). Framed (37 x 49 cm).
H9RBK9PMNT3E: PELLETIER, CASPAR. - Plantarum tum patriarum, tum exoticarum, in Walachria, Zeelandiae insula, nascentium synonymia.Middelburg, Richard Schilders, 1610. 8vo. Contemporary vellum.
S718: PENTHER, JOHANN FRIEDRICH. - raxis Geometriae, worinnen nicht nur alle bey dem Feld-Messen vorkommende Fälle, mit Stäben, dem Astrolabio, der Boussole, und der Mensul, in Ausmessung eintzeler Linien, Flächen und gantzer Revier, welche ... eine Land-Carte ausmachen, auf ebenen Boden und Gebürgen, die Abnehmung derer Höhen und Wasser-Fälle, nebst beygefügten practische Hand-Griffen, deutlich erörtert... Neunte Edition. With: (2) PENTHER, Johann Friedrich. Zugabe zur Praxi Geometriae, worinn noch verschiedene zur ausübenden Geometria nützliche Stücke, dabey auch zweyerley Arten architectonische Schnecken ... zu zeichnen angeweisen werden, und endlich eine Zusammensetzung einer guten Wasser Waage, wie auch derselben Gebrauch mitgetheilet wird. Augsburg, J.M. Probst, 1788-1790. 2 parts in 1 volume. Folio. With 2 engraved frontispieces, second title-page with half-page engraved town view, and 39 folding engraved plates. Contemporary half calf.
S317: PERCHERON, ACHILLE. - Bibliographie entomologique ...Paris; London, J.B. Ballière, 1837. 2 parts in 1 volume. 8vo. With a woodcut illustration in the text. Contemporary half morocco, gold-tooled spine.
92FA62FQ038J: PEREYRA DE BRITTO, FERNÃO. - Historia do nascimento, vida, e martyrio do ven. padre Joaõ de Britto da Companhia de Jesu, martyr da Azia, e protomartyr da missaõ de Madurey, composta por seu irmaõ Fernaõ Pereyra de Britto.Coimbra, No Real Collegio das artes da Comp. de Jesu, 1722. Small folio (28.5 x 20.5 cm). Contemporary mottled, tanned sheepskin, gold-tooled spine.
21393: PÉRIN, RENÉ. - Beautés historiques de la maison d'Autriche.Paris, Delaunay, 1811. 2 volumes. 12mo. With 16 illustrations on 8 full-page engraved plates. Contemporary light brown mottled calf, richly gold-tooled spine.
5287: PERRAULT, CHARLES, AND MARE-JEANNE L'HÉRITIER DE VILLANON. - Tales of passed times by Mother Goose. With morals. | Contes du tems passé de Ma Mere l'Oye. Avec des Morales. . . . The six[!] edition."London" [=The Netherlands], J. Melvil, 1764. Small 8vo (15.5×9.5 cm). With an engraved frontispiece and 8 engraved plates after Hendrik Immink, one for each fairy tale. Rebacked in modern half brown morocco.
23397: PERREAUD (PERRAULT), FRANÇOIS. - Demonologie ou traitte des demons et sorciers: de leur puissance & impuissance. Ensemble l' Antidemon de Mascon ou histoire veritable de ce qu'un demon a fait & dit, il y a quelques années, en la maison dudit Sr. Perreaud à Mascon.Genève, Pierre Aubert, 1653. 2 parts in 1 volume. 8vo. Contemporary limp sheepskin parchment.
S510: PERSOON, CHRISTIAAN HENDRIK. - Traité sur les champignons comestibles, contenant l'indication des espèces nuisibles; précédé d'une introduction à l'histoire des champignons. Paris, Belin-Leprieur (printed by A. Egron), 1818. 8vo. With 4 hand-coloured engraved plates. Publisher's pink paper wrappers with letterpress title-label.
FBS96EXVUPZ7: PERUSCHI, GIOVANNI BATTISTA (GIAMBATTISTA). - Historica relatio, de potentissimi regis Mogor a Magno Tamerlane oriundi, …Mainz, Henricus Breem, 1598.With:(2) FROIS, Luís. Nova relatio historica de statu rei Christianæ in Japonia … Mainz, Johannes Albinus, 1598.(3) FROIS, Luís. De rebus Japonicis historica relatio, …Mainz, Johannis Albinus,1599.(4) SERRANUS, Marcus Attillius. De septem urbis Romae ecclesiis.Cologne, Birckmann for Arnoldus Mylius, 1600. 4 works in 1 volume. 8vo. Contemporary blind-tooled pigskin over wooden boards, two portraits in medallions and "HEI" and "DVR", the original clasps and catch-plates preserved.
6472: PESTALOZZI, JOHANN HEINRICH. - Sämmtliche Schriften. Stuttgart, Tübingen, J.G. Cotta'schen Buchhandlung, 1819-1826. 15 volumes. 8vo. With folding leaf of music in the first volume and mathematical figures on 5 folding engraved plates in volume 15. Contemporary half calf, gold-tooled spine.
19406: PESTALOZZI, JOHANN HEINRICH. - Meine Lebensschicksale als Vorsteher meiner Erziehungsinstitute in Burgdorf und Iferten. Leipzig, Gerhard Fleischer, 1826. 8vo. Contemporary stiff paper wrappers.
I9NC2NCJ2PYF: PETIT, VICTOR JEAN-BAPTISTE. - Bagneres de Luchon et ses environs.Paris, Charles Boivin; Pau, Auguste Bassy, [ca. 1850]. Oblong folio (26.5 x 37.5 cm). With a lithographed title-page with a hand-coloured vignette, and 29 numbered lithographed plates, all coloured by hand and some double-page (including 1 folding out vertically) or folding panoramas. All plates mounted on thick wove paper with letterpress captions. Contemporary gold- and blind-blocked dark green cloth, gilt edges.
22302: PFYFFER ZU NEUECK, JOSEPH JACOB XAVER. - Esquisses de l'ile de Java et de ses divers habitants, recueillies pendant un séjour de huit années fait dans cette île; … traduit de l'Allemand par Girodz du Villard, revu et mis en ordre par G. Guénot Lecointe. Brussels, P.J. Voglet for Société Belge de Librairie, Hauman, Cattoir and company, 1837. 12mo. Modern grained brown half calf preserving the original lithographed wrappers, partly uncut.
5176: PHAEDRUS. - Fabularum Aesopiarum libri quinque; notis perpetuis illustrati, & cum integris aliorum observationibus, in lucem editi à Johanne Laurentio.Amsterdam, Johannes Janssonius van Waesberge and the widow of Elizaeus Weyerstraten, 1667. 8vo. With engraved allegorical frontispiece by Christian Hagen, and 103 finely engraved half-page illustrations in text. Early 19th-century(?) gold-tooled tan calf.
H93M0GV31CZO: [PHARMACOPEIS GANDAVENSIBUS]. - Antidotarium Gandavense sive medicamentorum componendorum a pharmacopeis Gandavensibus observanda methodus, ...Ghent, Bauduyn Manilius, 1652. 4to. With an engraving on the title-page. Contemporary vellum.
17317: PHILIDOR, ANDRÉ DANICAN. - Analyse du jeu des échecs. Avec une nouvelle notation abrégée et des planches ou se trouve figurée la situation de jeu pour les renvois et les fins de parties. Nouvelle édition. Paris, Chez Causette (colophon: Strasbourg, printed by Amand Koenig), 1820. 12mo. With engraved frontispiece portrait of the author, 42 full-page colour-printed plates and numerous chess-notations in text. Contemporary half morocco.
649ED93VJP3O: PHILIP II, KING OF SPAIN. - [Mortgage agreement, granting Jan Hanneman, Steward General of North Holland, the rights to the tithes of the King's lands of Voorburg and Voorschoten].The Hague and Brussels, 1557 (with additions to 1565). Folio (36 x 25.5 cm). Manuscript mortgage agreement, signed by King Philip's representatives, written in brown ink on parchment in a nearly upright cursive gothic hand. With a typescript transcription of the main text and an interlinear translation in Spanish.
19076: PHILIPPON, ADAM. - Curieuses recherches de plusieurs beaus morceaus d'ornemens antiques, et modernes, tant dans la ville de Rome, ques autres villes et lieux d'Italie. Croissant, Adam Philippon, 1645. Wholly engraved print series consisting of a title-page, dedication, privilege, and 50 plates. The leaves are numbered 1-42, followed by 10 plates with their numbers changed by hand, and the privilege. With: (2) LE PAUTRE, Jean. Frizes feuillages ou Tritons marins antiques et modernes.Paris, P. Mariette, [ca. 1664]. Series of 6 numbered engraved plates, each with two friezes . 2 series in 1 volume. Small folio (26.5 x 18.5 cm). Contemporary limp sheepskin parchment.
J6SGPBJ1IXLV: [PHOTOGRAPHY - HAWAII - CHINA]. [LAI FONG(?), A CHAN, WOODBURY & PAGE, I.W. TABER AND HIPPOLYTE ARNOUX]. - [Collection of 14 photographs of China, Indonesia, the Hawaiian Islands, California and Egypt]. Late 19th century. Albumen prints, ranging in size from ca. 16.5 x 23 cm to 21 x 28 cm.
DCLCYYLOSXAN: [PHOTOGRAPHY - MEXICO]. WAITE, CHARLES BURLINGAME. - [Collection of 36 albumen prints].[Mexico, ca. 1896-1907]. Size mainly between 10 x 14 and 12.5 x 20.5 cm. 30 large and 6 smaller paper photographs, the large captioned in English and numbered in the negative with photographer's name [C.B.] Waite bottom right. Mounted on 30 leafs (one leaf with pasted booksellers and stationers ticket of F.F. Hansell & brothers, New Orleans). With: (2) [PHOTOGRAPHY - MEXICO]. [Collection of 38 related smaller format black and white prints and silver print snapshots mounted on 7 leafs, plus a small Kodak panorama in 4 parts, pasted on 2 leafs]. [Mexico, ca. 1960-70]. Size mainly between 7 x 9 and 9 x 13 cm.
D4TCASY3Z0MC: [PHOTOGRAPHY - NEW ZEALAND - TASMANIA]. - [Collection of 18 photographs of New Zealand and Tasmania].[New Zealand, ca. 1890]. Including 13 Maori portraits, 4 albumen prints of Hobart and locality, a loose albumen print of the North Shore Native and Aquatic Regatta at Auckland in 1898.
I25D7GU9X1DL: PIEDMONT, ALEXIS OF (GIROLAMO RUSCELLI). - De secreeten ... inhoudende seer excellente ende wel geapprobeerde remedien, tegen veelderhande krancheden, wonden ende andere accidenten: met de maniere van distilleren, perfumeren, confituyren maecken, te verwen, coloeuren ende gieten.Amsterdam, Hendrick Laurensz., 1636. 2 parts in 1 volume. 8vo. Modern sheepskin.
A2FEIZINTMYH: PIGAFETTA, FILIPPO AND DUARTE LOPEZ. - Relatione del reame di Congo et delle circonvicine contrade tratta dalli scritti & ragionamenti di Odoardo Lopez. Rome, Bartolomeo Grassi, [1591]. 4to. With an integral engraved architectural title-page (with the coat of arms of the dedicatee Antonio Migliore, Bishop of San Marco), large folding engraved general map of Africa (64×44 cm), large folding engraved map of the Congo (43.5×51.5 cm) and 8 numbered folding engraved plates of plants, animals and inhabitants of the country, by Natalis Bonifazio. Contemporary limp sheepskin parchment.
HALCSZKGO2PH: PIKE, ZEBULON MONTGOMERY. - Reize naar Nieuw-Mexico en de binnenlanden van Louisiana, voorgegaan door eenen togt naar de bronnen der Mississippi.Amsterdam, Cornelis Timmer (colophon: printed by A. Breeman & Co.), 1812. 2 volumes. 8vo. With 3 engraved folding maps: the first two showing the interior of Louisiana and the third the Mississippi River. Contemporary half calf, gold-tooled spine.
3799: PILE, ALFRED. - Culture pratique du rosier dans l'Afrique du Nord. ... augmenté d'une notice: les ennemis du rosier par Théophile Pagliano.Tunis, G. Finzi, [1926]. 8vo. With numerous illustrations in text, including botanical drawings and reproductions of photographs, some full-page, and 2 folding plates. Original publisher's printed paper wrappers, with advertisements printed on the paste-down.
22992: PINTER VON DER AU, JOHANN CHRISTOPH. - Neuer, vollkommener, verbesserter und ergäntzter Pferd-Schatz.Frankfurt am Main, Johann Philipp Andrea for Georg Heinrich Oehrling, 1688. 2 parts in 1 volume. Small folio (31.5 x 20.5 cm). With engraved frontispiece and 25 engraved folding plates (with figured numbered 1-40). 19th-century half calf.
H6OGJH78SEA5: PINTO, FERNÃO MENDES AND JAN HENDRIK GLAZEMAKER (TRANSLATOR). - De wonderlyke reizen van Fernando Mendez Pinto; die hij in de tijt van eenëntwintig jaren in Europa, Asia en Afrika... gedaan heeft.Amsterdam, printed for Jan Rieuwertsz I and Jan Hendricksz Boom, 1653. 4to. With an engraved title-page and 7 engraved plates. Modern vellum.
A6KDVO01U79O: PLACENTIUS, JOHANNES LEO. - Catalogus omnium antistitum Tungarorum, Traiectensium, ac Leodiorum, & rerum domi, bellique gestarum compendium. Antwerp, Willem Vorsterman, [1530?; preface dated 14 September 1529]. Small 8vo (13.5 x 10 cm). Title with woodcut coat-of-arms of Cardinal Everard van de Marck in a 4-piece woodcut border, a large woodcut coat of arms on the last page, 2 woodcut illustrations, one showing Mary and Jesus with Saint Anne (63 x 42 mm), and the other a bishop in his study (45 x 43 mm), each in the same 4-piece woodcut border (different from that on the title-page). Capitals rubricated throughout, some woodcuts also rubricated and some headings and other words underlined in red. Vellum (ca. 1700?).
17919: PLEMP, CORNELIS GIJSBERTSZ. - Amsterodamum monogrammon.Including: Quisquiliae seu elegiarum liber unus.Emblemata quinquaginta.Amsterdam, Joannes Walschart, 1616. With woodcut coat of arms on title-page, woodcut on individual title-pages and 51 woodcut emblems with a diameter of ca 73 mm. With: (2) PLEMP, Cornelis Gijsbertsz. Musius, sive rhythmi cum poematiis.Amsterdam, Joannes Walschart, 1618. With woodcut device on title-page and a woodcut illustration in text (same in ad 1). 2 works in 1 volume. 4to. 19th-century boards.
6842: PLINIUS SECUNDUS, GAIUS. - Epistolarum libri X. Panegyricus Traiano principi dictus. De viris illustribus in re militari, & in administranda Rep. Item Suetonii Tranquilli De claris grammaticis & rhetoribus. Julii Obsequentis Prodigiorum liber. ...Basel, (colophon: Andream Cratandrum, March) 1526. 8vo. With publisher's woodcut Fortuna device on verso of the last leaf and fine decorated woodcut initials. Contemporary blind-panel-stamped calf over wooden boards, with 4 different blind-stamped rectangular panels (2 on each board), each with 6 or 8 birds and animals in floral decoration, surrounded by text, 1 panel signed by Anthoine de Gavere, gilt and gauffered edges.
I1IA4OJ0TJOW: PLINIUS SECUNDUS, GAIUS. - Opus divinum, cui titulus historiae naturalis, multoqua[m] antehac unqua[m] prodiit in luce[m] castigatius, una cu[m] annotationibus Hermanolai Barbari ...Paris, Jean Petit (colophon: Nicolaus Sauetier), 1526. 2 parts in 1 volume (bound in reverse order). Folio. With title-page to the main work (bound second) printed in red and black and title-page to the index (bound first), each in woodcut border in four pieces. Contemporary or near contemporary calf, with the boards richly blind-tooled in a panel design; rebacked with part of the original backstrip laid down.
764: PLUTARCHUS. - Moralia, quae usurpantur. sunt autem omnis elegantis doctrinae penus: id est, varij libri: morales, historici, physici, mathematici, deniq; ad politiorem litteraturam pertinentes & humanitatem: omnes de Graeca in Latinam linguam transscripti. Basel, Thomas Guarini, 1570. Folio. With woodcut printer's device on title-page and repeated on last page, some mathematical woodcuts in text and numerous historiated woodcut initials. Early 17th-century Jesuit prize binding in richly gold-tooled light brown calf, sides with arabesques in the style of Gascon, richly gold-tooled double borders and inner panel with small bands in a geometrical pattern.
6731: POIRTERS, ADRIAAN. - Het masker vande wereldt afgetrokken.Antwerp, widow and heirs of Jan Cnobbaerts, [1646]. 4to. With engraved title-page by Antony van der Does and 13 engraved emblems and 8 engravings in text by Frederic Bouttats. 18th-century half calf.
D92E32DVSSAG: POLCASTRO, GIAMBATISTA. - Memoria sullo stato attuale dell' areometria. Padua, Giuseppe e Fratelli Penada, 1803. Small folio (ca. 23 x 32 cm). With engraved folding plate (40 x 25.5 cm) illustrating the discussed hydrometers. Contemporary tree calf, with gold-tooled sides, richly gold-tooled spine.
G9JEUNGG8CB7: POMPE VAN MEERDERVOORT, JOHAN LIDIUS CATHRINUS. - Vijf jaren in Japan. (1857-1863.) Bijdragen tot de kennis van het Japansche Keizerrijk en zijne bevolking. ... Leiden, Van den Heuvel and Van Santen, 1867-1868. 2 volumes. 8vo. Each volume with a different double-tinted lithographed view as frontispiece, further with a large folding tinted lithographed map of Japan and the Chinese coast, 2 lithographed views and 10 chromolithographed costume plates by P.W.M. Trap (the chromolithographs finished by hand). Original publisher's blind- and gold-blocked maroon cloth, marbled edges, green ribbon markers.
18818: PONA, FRANCESCO. - Cardiomorphoseos sive ex corde desumpta emblemata sacra. Verona, superiorum permissu, 1645. 4to. With engraved allegorical title-page (signed ''G.G.'' below right) showing King David and Saint Paul holding a heart, with the arms of the dedicatee, Cardinal Jules Mazarin, at the foot, 101 engraved emblems in text, each on the theme of the heart, with a letterpress title in any of about 7 different woodcut panels, and a letterpress explanation below, continuing onto the verso. Each is printed from an oval plate (10.5 x 8 cm). Contemporary sheepskin parchment.
5650: PONTOPPIDAN, ERIK AND HAND DE HOFMAN. - Den Danske Atlas, eller Konge-Riget Dannemark, med dets naturlige Egenskaber, Elementer, Indbyggere, Vaexter, Dyr og andre Affödninger, dets gamle Tildragelser og naervaerende Omstaendigheder i alle Provintzer, Staeder, Kirker, Slotte og Herre-Gaarde. Forestillet ved en udförlig Lands-Beskrivelse, ... Tomus I[-VII].Copenhagen, Andreas Hartvig Godiche, Royal University Printer (vols. I-V) and heirs (vols. VI-VII), 1763-1781. 7 volumes. 4to. With 296 mostly folding engraved maps, plans and views of Denmark and Danish cities, castles, houses and gardens, including engraved plates showing Danish antiquarian relics, plants, animals and costumes. Contemporary uniform calf, richly gold-tooled spines.
15445: POST, PIETER. - Les ouvrages d'architecture.Leiden, Pieter van der Aa, 1715. 8 parts in 1 volume. Royal folio (46 x 29.5 cm). With an engraved general title-page. letterpress general title-page in red and black with engraved vignette, 8 letterpress part-titles, each repeating the vignette of the general title-page, 3 engraved part-titles, engraved dedication, a folding engraved portrait of Prince Johan Maurits after Govert Flinck by C. van Dalen, and 8 series of 6, 12, 8, 5, 11, 7, 4 and 23 mostly double-page and some larger folding etched and engraved numbered plates (including the 3 engraved title-pages already noted) by Jan Mathijs & P. Nolpe after designs by Pieter Post, showing architectural plans, elevations, sections, etc. In total about 80 copperplates. Mottled calf (ca. 1750), richly gold-tooled spine, marbled endpapers.
18016: PRAETORIUS, JOHANN. - Philologemata abstrusa de pollice: in quibus singularia animadversa vom Diebes-Daüme, et manu: item de patibulo, virgula Mercuriali, alruna, esu casei magico &c. Gerrae profanorum refutatae, cum revelata origine vera et admiranda superstitionum; et virga critica castigata habentur aliquot loca ambigua primaria celeberrimorum grammaticorum.Leipzig, Elias Fiebig; printed in Zagan (now in Poland) by Johann Ockel, 1677. Small 4to (19.5 x 16 cm). With a woodcut illustration on title-page showing a hand with turned up thumb, and one woodcut in text (p. 195) showing a hand divided into alphabetical compartments. 18th-century vellum.
18196: [PRAYERBOOK - SPANISH AMERICAN]. - Novena del Señor de las piedades patron jurado de la valerosa ciudad de La Paz, que se venera en la iglesia auxîliar de los curas rectores, al cuidado del Colegio Seminario de ella. Reimpresa á solicitud de su humilde mayor domo Estavan de Asin.Buenos Aires, Real Imprenta de Niños Expósitos, 1798. Small 8vo (15 x 10 cm). Modern red sheepskin.
EBLBODAMZ2KR: [PRAYERBOOK - RUSSIAN ORTHODOX - KIEV LITURGY]. - Posledovanie na den' s[via]tyia Paskhi i na vsiu svetluiu sedmitsu [=Order for the Holy Day of Easter and for the whole of Easter week]. Kiev, Pechersk Lavra (Monastery of the Caves), [ca. 1801]. 8vo in 4s (18.5×11.5 cm). Easter liturgy in Old Church Slavonic, with title-page and about 20 other pages printed in red and black, the title in a woodcut border and with a woodcut Paschal lamb, a full-page engraving of Jesus's Resurrection on the back of the title-page, and all pages after the title-page with borders made up of 4 woodcut strips. Set in 3 sizes of Old Slavonic poluustav cyrillic type. Printed on laid paper with a blue-green cast. Contemporary gold-panel-stamped and gold-tooled calf by the Kiev Monastery of the Caves, with a panel stamp of Jesus on the front board and a panel stamp of Maria on the back, gilt edges.
G92FKAZYM6XY: [PRAYERS - CHRISTIAN - MAORI]. - He inoi ma nga tamariki.[Napier?, printed by Robert Coupland Harding?, 1889?]. 8vo (18 x 12.5 cm). Single leaf, printed on 1 side.
22423: PRÉVOST, M. - Cours de géométrie pratique professé par M. Prevost et suivi par C.F. Frenet. Comprenant 1o. La géométrie élémentaire avec ses applications au toisé, au cubage, géodésie, etc. 2o. La géométrie descriptive avec ses applications à la perspective, à la coupe des pierres etc.[Lyon?, ca. 1825?]. Oblong folio (35 x 45 cm). With a flourished calligraphic title-page signed "[Charles] Esclozas scripsit", and 140 leaves with more than 350 figures in black ink and sometimes pencil, red ink or coloured washes (blue, yellow, red, green and grey), illustrating plain and solid geometry, projections, perspective, architecture, bridges, cartography, globes, sundials, etc., and with text and illustrations in black thick-thin borders. Contemporary green half morocco, spine richly gold-tooled.
D9JGI4CYMMV0: [PROHIBITED BOOKS]. - Decretum. Feria tertia. die 7. december 1694. Rome, Ex Typographia Reverendae Camerae Apostolicae, 1694 [=Breslau, 1696]. Broadsheet (ca. 41 x 31 cm). Sealed and signed in ink by Joannes Henricus Sweerts.
S1909: PRZEWALSKI, NICOLAI MICHAILOVICH. - Wissenschaftliche Resultate der von N.M. Przewalski nach Central-Asien unternommenen Reisen auf Kosten einer von seiner Kaiserlichen Hoheit dem Grossfürsten Thronfolger Nikolai Alexandrowitsch gespendeten Summe herausgegeben von der Kaiserlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften. Zoologischer Theil. Band III, Abth. 2. Fische. Bearbeitet von S. Herzenstein. Lieferung 1[-3].St. Petersburg, for the Royal Academie of Science, 1888-1891. 3 parts in 1 volume. Folio. With 3 title-pages, recto printed in cyrillic, verso in German, and 25 lithographed plates by R. and I. (or J.) Koch, and several illustrations in text. Later cloth.
5594: [PSALMBOOK]. - Psalmodia evangelica, ou livro de cantigas espirituaes, tiradas de varios textos e muytos lugares da escritura sagrada, da theologia positiva e moral, e de outros livros asceticos, ...Trangambar (Tranquebar), Off. da Real Missaò de Dinamarca, 1744. Narrow 8vo (17 x 7 cm). Contemporary half calf, with the elephant device of the Luxdorph library in gold on front board.
GATFZDJYIQ5C: [PUCKEY, WILLIAM GILBERT AND WILLIAM COLENSO (TRANS.)]. - Ko nga upoko ewitu o te Pukapuka a te Poropiti a Raniera: me te Pukapuka ano hoki a te Poropiti a Hona: … Paihia (New Zealand), "Perehi o nga Mihanere" (= Missionary Press [operated by William Colenso]), 1840. Large 12mo (20 x 12 cm). Contemporary grey paper wrapper.
G2BGW9XJGGJT: [PURCHAS, SAMUEL], JOHN SANDERSON, HENRY TIMBERLAKE AND OTHERS. - Seer gedenckwaerdige vojagien, van Johan Sanderson, Hendrick Timberly, en Capt. Johan Smith, door Europa, Asia en America. …Amsterdam, Joachim van Dyck, 1678. 4to. With engraved title-page, letterpress title-page with a woodcut floral ornament, 4 folding engraved illustration plates (including 1 with 4 small views). 18th-century half vellum.
S407: QUATREMERE-DISJOINVAL, DENIS BERNARD. - De l'Aranéologie ou sur la découverte du rappart connstant entre l'apparition ou la disparition... des Araignées des differentes espèces; - Et les variations athmospériques.Paris, J.J. Fuchs, 1797. 8vo. Modern boards covered with paste-paper (Lobstein-Laurenchat).
22401: [QUESNEL, EDOUARD]. - Voyage dans l'Amerique du Sud 1864-1865.[Various places in South America], 1864-1865]. Oblong 1mo (ca. 33.5 x 52 cm). Album with 98 watercolours (the majority ca. 20 x 33 cm) mounted on the thick album leaves and mostly signed with monogram "E", titled and dated in ink on the mounts. Contemporary blind- and gold-tooled green sheepskin (Maison Alphonse Giroux, Paris).
8BFG3801U79O: QUINTILIANUS, MARCUS FABIUS. - [Institutiones oratoriae]. (Colophon: Venice, "aedibus Aldi et Andreae soceri" [= Aldus Manutius & Andre Torresani d'Asola], August 1514). 4to. With Aldus's famous woodcut anchor device on the title-page, repeated on the back of the last text page. Gold-tooled red morocco (ca. 1700), rebacked and given a black morocco spine label in the 19th century.
G3VB4AYD4ZB1: [QURAN - ENGLISH]. SALE, GEORGE, TRANS. - The Koran, commonly called the Alcoran of Mohammed, ...London, Charles Ackers for John Wilcox, 1734. Large 4to (25.5 x 20.5 cm). With 5 engraved plates: a large folding map of the Arabian peninsula (with an inset view of the "Temple at Mecca"), a folding plan and view of the "Temple at Mecca", and 3 family trees (2 folding). Contemporary calf, gold-tooled board edges. Rebacked.
J1JGUCWIUUXK: RABBÉN, JOHAN AND CARL ADOLPH AGARDH. - Dissertatio botanica, sistens caricographiam scanensem.Lund, Berling, 1806 [handwritten correction: 1807]. 4to. Bound as sewn.
C6UCNCHARQJQ: RADDI, GIUSEPPE. - Plantarum Brasiliensium nova henera et species nova, vel minus cognitae.Florence, Aloisii Pezzati, 1825. Part 1 (= all published). Folio. With 97 full-page numbered lithographed plates (84 plates and 13 bis plates) showing numerous species of Brazilian ferns. Some plates are signed by Luisa Ridolfi, Santina and Carolina Guerrazzi, Piero, Guilia, Luigi and Anna Guiccardini, Domecico Vantini, Orazio Ambra and Anna Bojti. 20th-century red cloth, front cover blind-stamped, uncut.
J7KGLU3FHQYW: RAFFLES, SIR THOMAS STAMFORD AND JACQUES EDUARD DE STURLER. - Geschiedenis van Java ... vertaald, wat betreft de onderwerpen, welke voor Nederland en Indië wetenswaardig zijn, en voorzien van aanteekeningen, tot verbetering, beoordeeling en vervolg van het oorspronkelijke werk, door J.E. de Sturler.The Hague and Amsterdam, Van Cleef, 1836. 8vo. With folding letterpress table. Modern half parchment, gold-tooled spine, gilt upper edge.
17112: RAFFLES, SIR THOMAS STAMFORD. - The history of Java.London, for Black, Parbury, Allen and Murray, 1817. 2 volumes. 4to. With large folding engraved map of Java (110 x 44 cm) by J. Walker, coloured by hand in outlines, and 66 full-page, mostly soft-ground or line etched aquatint plates (including 10 fine hand-coloured aquatint costume plates by William Daniell), some (folding) tables and 9 half-page engraved views in the text. Contemporary calf, richly gold-tooled spine, 5-lined border on both covers.
C63G93TH4G5B: RAINSFORD, MARCUS. - St. Domingo, of het land der zwarten in Hayti en deszelfs omwenteling. ... Naar het Engelsch. Met platen en kaarten.Amsterdam, Johannes Allart, 1806. 2 volumes. 8vo. With engraved frontispiece, 8 numbered engraved plates and 5 unnumbered folding engraved plates, the folding plates for a map of Haiti (20.5 x 44 cm), a plan of "Kaap François" (Cap-Haïtien), and a facsimile of a 3-page letter from Toussaint l'Ouverture to Edward Tyrell Smith. Contemporary stiffened sprinkled paper wrappers.
17507: RAMEAU, JEAN-PHILIPPE. - Generation harmonique, ou traité de musique theorique et pratique.Paris, Prault fils (colophon: printed by Charles Osmont), 1737. 8vo. With an engraved vignette by Claude or Simon Duflos and 12 folding engraved plates, containing 32 numbered examples of music score, by Joseph-Louis Renou bound at the end. Contemporary calf, richly gold-tooled spine.
B4EB0DQXA54Z: RANGO, KONRAD TIBURTIUS. - De capillamentis seu vulgô Paruquen, liber singularis.Magdeburg, Tobias Schröter and Johan Müller, 1663. With an engraved frontispiece by A. Fröhlich after the author and an engraved title-page. With:(2) CRUSIUS, Jacobus Andreas. De nocte et nocturnis officiis, tam sacris, quam prophanis, lucubrationes historico-philologico-juridicae; ...Bremen, Jacob Köhler, 1660.(3) WERNER, Johann Nicolaus. Corpusculum philologicum variis rerum & verborum observationibus refertum; ...Arnstadt, Caspar Freyschmid, 1662. 3 works in 1 volume. 12mo. Contemporary vellum.
V6013: RAPP, OTTO. - Die Käfer Thüringens unter besonderer Berücksichtigung der faunistisch-oekologischen Geographie.Erfurt, by the author, 1933-1935. 3 volumes. Folio (30 x 21.5 cm). With 8 plates with half-tone reproductions of photographs (3 group and 57 individual portaits), and 8 maps. Modern cloth.
F56BKEBV62VD: RAVASI, FRATELLI. - Catalogo 1913 ... Placche ferro smaltato e lettere rame ... Milan, Ravasi brothers (colophon: Stabilimento Grafico Matarelli), 1913. Oblong 8vo (16.5 x 24 cm). With very large, loosely inserted, oblong folding tinted lithographed poster (61 x 90.5 cm), showing types and other decorations in full size in black and white on a green-grey background, and 100 numbered half-tone illustrations in text. Also with a tipped in circular letter on pink paper introducing the catalogue, by Luigi and Giovanni Ravasi. Stapled in publisher's gray paper wrappers, printed in blue.
H2HFDEQPJ62B: RAYNAL, GUILLAUME THOMAS FRANÇOIS. - Wysgeerige en staatkundige geschiedenis van de bezittingen en den koophandel der Europeaanen, in de beide Indiën.Amsterdam, Matthijs Schalekamp, 1792-1803. 10 volumes bound as 9. 8vo. With 2 different engraved author's portraits, 8 engraved plates (5 as frontispieces), 12 engraved folding maps and 23 letterpress folding tables. Contemporary half calf, gold-tooled spine.
6034: [REBOUL, GUILLAUME]. - La cabale des Reformez, tiree nouvellement du puits de Democrite.Montpellier [= Lyon?], “chez Le Libertin, imprimeur juré de la saincte Reformation” [= Jacques Roussin?], 1597. With: (2) REBOUL, Guillaume. Apologie ... sur La cabale des Reformez.[Lyon?, Jacques Roussin?], 1598. 2 works in 1 volume. 8vo. 17th-century gold-tooled calf; rebacked, preserving most of the backstrip.
A6BB941ITPKJ: REDELYKHEID, CORNELIS. - De nieuw uitgevonden sluis met in- en uitschuivende deuren. With: (2) REDELYKHEID, Cornelis. De nieuw uitgevonden diep-machine. The Hague, Hendrik Christoffel Gutteling; Amsterdam, Jacob Yntema & Jacob Tieboel; for the author, 1774. 2 works in 1 volume. Large folio (49.5 x 31 cm). Ad 1 with 6 large folding engraved plates and ad 2 with 3 large folding engraved plates. Contemporary half calf.
97AE2SR1MSG6: REDELYKHEID, CORNELIS. - De nieuwe versterkte facen en flancquen, of verhandeling om de facen, door middel van het metzelwerk, en derzelver zamenstel, tegen de vyandlyke artillery en mines bestendiger en geduurzaamer te doen zyn dan de tegenwoordige.Amsterdam, printed for the author [by Izaak and Johannes Enschedé in Haarlem?], sold by Jan Punt junior, [1759]. Large 4to (26.5 x 20 cm). With 3 numbered folding engraved plates with 14 numbered figures drawn by the author and executed by Jan Punt and 2 engravings in text, all made for the present edition. Contemporary mottled calf, richly gold-tooled spine, gold-tooled boards and board edges.
S2002: REDOUTÉ, PIERRE JOSEPH AND CLAUDE ANTOINE THORY. - Les roses.Antwerp, De Schutter, 1974-1978. 4 volumes. Large folio (55 x 36 cm). A complete facsimile of the first edition (Paris, Firmin Didot, 1817-1824) with additions from the third edition, portraits, and extensive new material including commentaries, biographies and bibliographies, and an English summary of Thory's text. With 179 colour plates. Finely bound in red half morocco.
D4RE0URZH1LS: REDOUTÉ, PIERRE-JOSEPH. - [Letter acknowledging payment from the Paris bookseller Debure for Les Roses, part 30]. Paris, 18 February 1824. 4to (24.5 x 18.5 cm). Autograph letter, signed, written in brown ink on paper, with a note in a different hand recording a related payment.
DBSGIMC3UKU0: [REICHARD, HEINRICH AUGUST O.]. - Malerische Reise durch einen großen Theil der Schweiz vor und nach der Revolution. Jena, H.W.Ch. Seidler, 1805. 8vo. With engraved frontispiece with 4 medallion portraits, engraved title-page with the title on a rock in an alpine scene, 54 numbered engraved plates (1 folding) and 2 folding leaves with built-up letterpress music. With the 4 costume plates hand-coloured. Later 19th-century half cloth.
H8R9G2BV97NM: REIN, JOHANNES JUSTUS. - Japan: travels and researches. Undertaken at the cost of the Prussian government. ... Translated from the German. With twenty illustrations and two maps.London, Hodder and Stoughton (back of title-page: Butler & Tanner, The Selwood printing Works, Frome, and London.), 1888. 8vo. With 8 wood engraved plates, 3 lithographed maps, 4 small engravings in text and 5 black and white phototypes and 2 tinted, lithographed folding maps. Modern half morocco.
A1VFACWLMDEG: REPTON, HUMPHRY. - Designs for the Pavillon at Brighton.London, The Letter Press by T. Bensley for J.C. Stadler, sold by Boydell and Co.Longmans, Hurst, Rees, and Orme, 1808. Large folio (55 x 37 cm). With aquatint frontispiece (printed in sepia), a full-page hand-coloured engraved ground plan, 8 hand-coloured aquatint plates (of which 2 folding and mostly with movable overlays), and 11 aquatint illustrations in text (7 printed in sepia, 1 in red, and 3 fully hand-coloured, some with movable overlays), all by J.C. Stadler after designs by Repton. Contemporary red half morocco, uncut, with gold-tooled spine.
A1UG102DAUG3: REPTON, HUMPHRY. - Observations on the theory and practice of landscape gardening including some remarks on Grecian and Gothic architecture, collected from various manuscripts, in the possession of the different noblemen and gentlemen, for whose use they were originally written.London, printed by T. Bensley for J. Taylor, 1803. Large 4to (35 x 26 cm). With stipple engraved portrait of the author, 27 aquatint plates (15 hand-coloured or tinted and some with movable overlays), 11 aquatints in text and numerous woodcuts and wood engravings in text. Contemporary brown half morocco, richly gold-tooled spine (SANGORSKI & SUTCLIFFE).
F12EEUVT15U0: [REQUIEN, ESPRIT]. - Catalogue des coquilles de l'Ile de Corse.Avignon, Fr. Seguin aînée, 1848. 8vo. Original printed yellow wrappers. Untrimmed.
S382: REUBELT, JOHN ADAM. - Kurzgefaßtes Handbuch der Naturgeschichte. Enthaltend wissenschaftliche und populäre Beschreibungen von dem Menschen, den Säugethieren, Vögeln, Amphibien, Fischen, Weich- und Gliederthieren.Pottsville [Pennsylvania], C.W. Günther and the author, 1848. 8vo. With numerous woodcuts in text, depicting men and animals. Contemporary black half sheepskin.
A4ID9D01U79O: REUSS, FRANZ AMBROSIUS. - Die Mineralquellen zu Bilin.Vienna, Geislinger (back of title-page: printed by Anton Strauss), 1808. 8vo (19.5 x 12.5 cm). With an engraved illustration on title-page and a folding engraved view of Bilin (sometimes bound as frontispiece). Contemporary blue-grey paper wrappers.
483: [REYNARD]. - Reyneke Vosz de olde, nye gedrucket, mit sidlykem vorstande unde schonen figuren, erlüchtet unde vorbetert.(Colophon: Rostock, Stephan Mölleman for Laurentz Albrechts, in Lübeck), 1592. Small 4to (20 x 16 cm). With letterpress title-page printed in red and black in an illustrated woodcut border (partly coloured by an early hand), 53 small woodcut costume-figures and 44 large woodcut illustrations in text. Blind-tooled vellum (dated 1603), with central oval ornament and the letters "MEL" and "IPR" and the year "16 ... 03".
6BTGHEZB13VJ: [RHETORICIANS]. - Spelen va[n] sinne byde[n] .xix. gheconfirmeerden cameren van rhetorijcken binnen der stede van Ghendt comparerende, verthoont, volghende den octroye vander K. Maiesteyt, Grave va[n] Vlaendren, onsen gheduchte[n] Heere, schepenen der selver stede, en[de] camere van rhetorijcke vander heylige drievuldicheyt, gheseyt de fonteynisten, verleent, en[de] der charte uutghesonde[n] op de questie, welck den mensche stervende, meesten troost is: die selve spele[n] beghinnende by ordre, so hier na volcht, de[n] .xii. junij, int jaer m.ccccc.xxxix. En[de] werde[n] volspeelt en[de] gheeyndt, den .xxiii. vanden jare en[de] maent voorsz. (Colophon: Antwerp, [Matthias Crom], 25 October 1539). 8vo. 18th-century half vellum.
H7RB8J74BA37: RHODES, ALEXANDRE DE. - Relazione de' felici successi della Santa Fede predicata da' padri della Compagnia di Giesu nel regno di Tunchino.Rome, Giuseppe Luna, 1650. 4to. With folding engraved map. Contemporary vellum.
I17FMMNROLHB: [RICETTARIO FIORENTINO]. - Ricettario Fiorentino nuovamente compilato e ridotto all'uso moderno diviso in due parti.Florence, Gaetano Cambiagi, 1789. Large 4to (28 x 21 cm). With engraved illustration on title-page and a decorated engraved initial. 19th-century sheepskin parchment.
5581: [RICHER, ADRIEN]. - Vies des plus célebres marins. Paris, Berlin, 1789. 13 parts in 11 volumes. 18mo in 6's. With 10 engraved frontispiece portraits. Original blue boards.
9AO9MA223STD: RIDINGER, JOHANN ELIAS. - Vorstellung der Pferde, nach ihren Hauptfarben, und derselben verschiedenen Abtheilungen, Complexion, und der daraus entspringenden Beschaffenheit. | Description du cheval, selon ses poils principaux, & leurs diverses divisions, sa complexion, & les qualités qui en resultent.[Augsburg, Martin Elias Ridinger and Johann Jakob Ridinger, 1770 or ca. 1768]. 4to. With an engraved allegorical frontispiece, 50 plates with captions in German and French, conceived, drawn and engraved by Ridinger. All plates, including frontispiece, beautifully coloured by a contemporary hand as published, some highlighted with white chalk.Mottled, tanned half sheepskin (ca. 1840); recased.With: (2) RIDINGER, Johann Elias. [Die guthe Gestalt eines Pferdes| La beauté et les parties exterieures du Cheval].[Augsburg, ca. 1765]. Drawing in pen and brown ink, ink washes and white chalk on grey-blue paper (24 x 17 cm, frame of pen-drawn rules 18.5 x 13.5 cm, with an empty panel at the foot for the title), for the second plate of Vorstellung der Pferde. With the small ink stamp of an eagle (9.5 x 7 mm) from the collection of Aldalbert Freiherr von Lanna (1836-1909). In a passe partout.
16103: RIDLEY, WILLIAM. - Kamilaroi, Dippel, and Turrubul: languages spoken by Australian Aborigines.Sydney, Thomas Richards (New South Wales government printer), 1866. 4to. With an armorial vignette printed in several colours and gold (the unofficial “Advance Australia” Australian coat of arms), 4 fine full-page wood engravings of plants and flowers. Original publisher's maroon textured cloth.
H8R9L0YQ8MW6: RIEMER, JACOB DE. - Beschryving van 'sGraven-hage, behelzende deszelfs oorsprong, benaming, gelegentheid, uitbreidingen, onheilen en luister, mitsgaders stigtinge van het hof, der kerken, kloosters, kapellen, godshuizen, en andere voornaame gebouwen...Delft, Reinier Boitet (part 1); The Hague, Johannes de Cros (part 2), 1730-1739. 2 parts in 3 volumes. Folio. With engraved frontispiece, engraved dedication in volume 1 and 3, and a total of 57 engraved plates, mostly folding. Contemporary red half sheepskin.
87BGYTMFQHCT: ROBBERTSZ. LE CANU, ROBBERT. - Korte inleydinge der feesten Israels, twelck rechte tijtkaarten zijn, waer in ghy sien meucht hoe veel groot jaaren die werelt ghestaan heeft, ende hoe veel groot jaren datse noch staan sal, ende in wat groot jaar datse vergaan sal.[Amsterdam, Robert Robertsz. le Canu?], 1593. 4to. With 7 folding engraved plates, each with 4 to 7 small engravings of biblical scenes, 6 of the plates with the scenes positioned in a 24.5 cm diameter circular chronological diagram, but set in a linear diagram in the other (8 x 28 cm), and 8 woodcut diagrams in the text. With the compartments in the diagrams coloured by a contemporary hand. Late 19th-century half mottled sheepskin.
4650: ROCCA, ANGELO. - De campanis commentarius.Rome, Guglielmo Facciotti, 1612. With the letterpress title in a woodcut architectural frame and 4 engraved plates (including 2 folding). 19th-century blind-tooled tan sheepskin.
I71BFBK9GND2: ROCQUANCOURT, JEAN-THOMAS. - Cours élémentaire d'art et d'histoire militaires, a l'usage des élèves de l'École Royale Spéciale Militaire; troisième édition, revue et consideréablement augmentée.Brussels, Louis Hauman (printed in Louvain by L. Schapen), 1836. 4to (23 x 15 cm). With 9 folding wood-engraved plates, showing battlefields. Contemporary brown half sheepskin.
3695: RODENBURGH, THEODORE. - Eglentiers poëtens borst-weringh.Amsterdam, Paulus van Ravesteyn for Jan Evertsz. Cloppenburgh, 1619. 4to. Contemporary vellum.
H68EF5SC3PRL: [RODRIGUES GIRÃO, JOÃO AND JEAN VIREAU? (TRANSLATOR)]. - Histoire de ce qui s'est passé au royaume du Japon l'annee 1624.Paris, Sebastien Chappelet, 1628. 8vo. With a woodcut Jesuit seal on the title page. Contemporary tanned sheepskin, blind-stamped with a fleur-de-lys.
D6OG99AJSZ1C: ROEMER, FRIEDRICH ADOLPH. - Die Versteinerungen des Norddeutschen Oolithen-Gebirges.Hanover, Hahn, (colophon: printed by Jänecke brothers), 1836. Large 4to (32.5 x 26 cm). With 16 lithographed plates. Original publisher's printed boards.
21231: ROGER, JACQUES-FRANÇOIS M. LE BARON. - Fables Sénégalaises, recueillies de l'Ouolof et mises en vers Français, avec des notes destinées à faire connaître la Sénégambie, son climat, ses principales productions, la civilisation et les moeurs des habitans. Paris, Nepveu, Firmin Didot and Ponthieu, 1828. 12mo. Original blue publisher's printed paper wrappers, untrimmed.
H1ELY1VAKKZL: ROLAND HOLST, RICHARD NICOLAÜS. - Over de monumentale schilderkunst en hare beinvloeding door de maatschappij.[Laren?, 1910].With: (2) ROLAND HOLST, Richard Nicolaüs. Over het rythmische en het naturalistische element in de monumentale schilderkunst.[Laren?, 1914]. Small 4to. Neatly written in dark brown ink on machine-made wove paper without watermark. Loosely inserted is a newspaper clipping with an article about Roland Holst's lectures in Paris, from the Nieuwe Rotterdamse Courant, 28 November 1923. Sewn in quires and each essay formerly glued (now loose) in dark grey thick paper wrappers.
H4EC6J1929WL: ROLLIN, CHARLES. - Histoire ancienne des Egyptiens, des Carthaginois, des Assyriens, des Babyloniens, des Medes et des Perses, de Macedoniens, des Grecs. … Nouvelle edition.Paris, printed for the widow of Estienne & her children and the Estienne brothers; by (the widow of) F.A. Quillau and the widow of Simon, 1748-1769. 13 volumes bound as 14. 12mo. With 3 engraved maps, 2 engraved folding plates and 1 engraved folding plan. Contemporary mottled calf, richly gold-tooled spines and binding edges; only volume 11 (bound as 2 volumes) in a different but closely matching binding.
A7GHT301U79O: ROMAGNESI, HENRI. - Nouvel atlas des champignons.[Paris], Bordas, 1956-1967. 4 volumes. 4to. With 316 numbered chromolithographed plates after Chenantais and lithographed by Mourlot, 39 full-page black and white illustrations, and 68 illustrations in the text. Publisher's original cloth (each volume a different colour), in the chromolithographed green dust jackets.
19671: RÖSEL VON ROSENHOF, AUGUST JOHANN. - Historia naturalis ranarum nostratium in qua omnes earum proprietates, praesertim quae ad generationem ipsarum pertinent, fusius enarrantur. | Die natürliche Historie der Frösche hiesigen Landes worinnen alle Eigenschaften derselben, sonderlich aber ihre Fortpflanzung, umständlich beschrieben werden.Nuremberg, Johann Joseph Fleischmann, [1753]-1758. 2 parts in 1 volume. Royal folio (48 x 33 cm). With hand-coloured engraved frontispiece and 2 sets of the 24 engraved plates. Each of the 24 plates is present twice: beautifully hand-coloured with the figures still unnumbered, and in black and white with the figures numbered (and key letters added) but with Rösel's name erased. Contemporary half calf, gold-tooled spine.
GBCGR3U5NQ61: RÖSEL VON ROSENHOF, AUGUST JOHANN. - De natuurlyke historie der insecten.Haarlem and Amsterdam, C.H. Bohn and H. de Wit (vols. 2-4: C.H. Bohn (and son) and H. Gartman), [1765-1788]. 4 volumes (the fourth in 2 parts). Large 4to (27.5 x 21.5 cm). With 3 hand-coloured engraved frontispieces, an engraved author's portrait and 359 hand-coloured engraved plates on 288 leaves, protected by tissue guards. Modern half sheepskin(?) with red 19th-century gold-tooled spine-labels. Nearly wholly untrimmed.
A8EGJZ5O5SL3: ROSEMONDT, GODSCHALC. - Confessionale sive libellus modum confitendi pulcherrime co[m]plecte[n]s, necessarius atq[ue] utilis, & cuilibet recte confiteri vole[n]ti, & ipsis sacerdotibus, qui aliorum confessiones audire habe[n]t. Editus a celeberrimo academie Lovanien[sis]. ... Denuo ab eodem recognitus et castigatus anno mil. CCCCC. XIX. men. Junii. die. xxvii.(Colophon: Antwerp, Michiel Hillen van Hoochstraten, 8 July 1519). Small 8vo (14 x 10 cm). Title-page in red & black with a red woodcut rebus of the author's name at the foot. 17th-century(?) vellum with the vellum.
19270: ROSEN DE ROSENSTEIN, NILS. - Traité des maladies des enfans. Ouvrage qui est le fruit d'une longue observation, et appuyé sur les faits les plus authentiques. Traduit du Suédois, par M. Le Febvre de Villebrune. Nouvelle édition. Montpellier, Joseph François Tournel, 1792. 8vo. Contemporary calf, gold-tooled spine.
19165: ROSEN VON ROSENSTEIN, NILS. - Underrättelser om barn-sjukdomar och deras bote-medel: tilförene styckewis utgifne uti de små allmanachorna, nu samlade, tilökte och förbättrade. Stockholm, Lars Salvius, 1764. 8vo. Contemporary half calf, blind-tooled spine.
94PCMJM1HTV7: ROSSE, IRVING C. - Cruise of the revenue-steamer Corwin in Alaska and the N.W. Arctic ocean in 1881. Medical and anthropological notes on Alaska.Including:MUIR, John. Botanical notes.NELSON, E.W. The birds of Bering sea and the Arctic oceanBEAN, T.H. List of fishes.Washington, Government Printing Office, 1883. 4to. With 9 chromolithographed plates, 3 full-page heliotypes, and woodengraved illustrations in text. Modern green cloth.
6177: ROSSETTI, DONATO. - Antignome fisico-matematiche con il nuovo orbe, e sistema terrestre.Livorno, Giovanni Vincenzo Bonfigli, 1667. 4to. With 66 woodcut diagrams and other illustrations in text. Contemporary limp sheepskin parchment, with 2 fastenings made from loops of braided cord on the front cover but only traces of thongs on the back.
21646: [ROSSI, GIOVANNI GHERARDO DE]. - Scherzi poetici e pittorici. (Colophon: Parma, Giambattista Bodoni, 1795). 8vo (22 x 14 cm). With engraved title-page and 40 engraved plates (plate size: ca. 7 x 11 cm). Richly gold-tooled red morocco by Rémy Petit (active 1855-1900), spine with 5 raised bands resulting in 6 compartments, one with black title-label and the other five gold-tooled with black oval inlays; the sides with gilt triple fillet borders, corner ornaments with same oval inlays and a central oval ornament (gold on green); further with gilt fillets on board edges and richly gold-tooled turn-ins with a floral motive, gilt edges.
21797: ROUSSEAU, JEAN BAPTISTE. - Odes sacrées ..., détachées du corps de ses ouvrages.Brussels, Gilles Stryckwant, 1738. 4to. With a woodcut coat of arms of Austria on title-page. Contemporary mottled calf, richly gold-tooled spine and board edges.
CAFCML01U79O: ROUSSIN, ADMIRAL ALBIN REINE. - [Autograph letter, signed, to Louis-Marie Bajot].Rochefort, 31 August 1818. Double-leaf (31.3 x 20 cm). In French. 2 pp. text.
H8RABEKQLDU9: ROY, JACOB LE. - Castella et prætoria nobilium Brabantiæ coenobiaque celebriora ad vivum delineata ærique incisa, in quatuor partes divisa complectentes agrum Lovaniensem Bruxellensem Antverpiensem et Sylvæ-Ducensem cum brevi eorundem descriptione.Antwerp, Henri Thieullier, 1696. Folio. With engraved frontispiece, engraved coat of arms on title-page, 180 engravings on 88 leaves, 22 double-page engraved views (3 folding), 5 single-page engraved plates and 3 double-page maps. Modern calf.
A17DGIQUOC5R: [ROYAL PRUSSIAN ASIATIC TRADING COMPANY]. - Ausführliche Nachricht von der Octroyrten Königlich Preußichen Asiatischen Compagnie in Emden nach Canton in China.Emden, [Johann?] Brantgumm, 1751. 4to. Disbound.
E4IGP2PR2ETV: RÜFF (RUEFF), JACOB. - 't Boeck vande vroet-wijfs. Amsterdam, Broer Jansz., 1633. 4to. With woodcut illustration on title-page and 35 woodcut illustrations in text, several full-page. Contemporary vellum.
J9DE7L73SY4M: RUMBERG, ERIC AND ENGELBERT JÖRLIN. - Partes fructificationis, seu pricipia botanices illustrata.Lund, Carl Gustav Berling, 1771. 4to. Disbound.
I4EGK2V1F9CD: RUSE, HENDRICK. - Versterckte vesting, uytgevonden in velerley voorvallen, en geobserveert in dese laetste oorloogen, soo in de Vereenigde Nederlanden, als in Vranckryck, Duyts-lant, Italien, Dalmatien, Albanien, en die daer aengelegen landen.Amsterdam, Joan Blaeu, 1654 [or soon after]. With an engraved title-page and 8 numbered double-page engraved plates.With: (2) RUSE, Hendrick. Aenwysinge der misverstanden van G. Melder, begaen in sijne Instructie van de fortificatien, ...Amsterdam, Joan Blaeu, 1658. With a large folding engraved fortification plan (36 x 39.5 cm). 2 works in 1 volume. Small folio (32 x 21 cm). Vellum (ca. 1700?).
433: RUTILIUS LUPUS, PUBLIUS AND 15 OTHERS (FRANÇOIS PITHOU, ED.). - [Antiqui rhetores Latini.] ... Omnia ex codd. manusc. emendatiora vel auctiora. Paris, Adrien Périer (ex officina Plantiniana), 1599. Large 4to. Set in roman types with incidental italic, Greek and Hebrew. Contemporary gold-tooled calf with 18th-century restorations, with the arms of Aire-sur-la-Lys (an eagle) flanked by "S.P.Q. ... Arien[sis]". Rebacked with the original backstrip laid down.
81UALEPB5BG8: RUYTE, LIEVEN. - [Walcheren ... Zuyt Bevelant]. Tholen, Korstiaen Bestebroer, 1784. Map: 42 x 52.5 cm (frame: 61 x 71.5 cm). Manuscript map in ink and watercolour on paper (map image 37 x 47 cm) at a scale of about 1:55,000 with north at the top. Framed.
6462: SACCHINI, FRANCESCO. - De ratione libros, cum profectu legendi libellus, accessit ejusdem de vitanda moribus noxia lectione oratio. Leipzig, heirs of Johannes Grossius, 1711. 8vo. Modern wrappers.
21405: SACROBOSCO, JOHANNES DE (JOHN OF HOLYWOOD). - Opus sphericum magistri Joa[n]nis de Sacro Busco natione Angli figuris verissime exculptis et i[n]terp[re]tatione familiari ad co[m]moditatem desiderantiu[m] iucundissima Artis Astronomice callere principia pulcherrime et iterata recognitione illustratum. (Colophon: Cologne, sons of Heinrich Quentell, "Anno supra Jubileu[m] Magnu[m] Quinto ad finem Januarii" [= January 1505]). Small 4to (21 x 14.5 cm). With a full-page woodcut armillary sphere held by angels above and below, 27 half-page astronomical and cosmological woodcuts in text, 3 large (23-35 mm) woodcut decorated initials, and 1 smaller initial. The main text and commentary are set in a single size of Schwabacher type, the widely spaced lines of the main text distinguishing it from the commentary. The title-page and headings use 2 larger textura types. Modern grey boards.
F7393W01U79O: SAGREDO, GIOVANNI. - Memorias historicas de los Monarcas Othomanos, que escriuio en lengua Toscana … Traduzidas en Castellano por Don Francisco de Olivares Murillo, ...Madrid, Juan Garcia Infanzón, 1684. Folio. 18th-century tanned sheepskin, gold-tooled spine.
B22GJLYNZ8OA: SAINT-SIMON, MAXIMILIEN HENRI, MARQUIS DE. - Histoire de la guerre des Bataves et des Romains, d'après César; Corneille Tacite &c. Avec les planches d'Otto Vænius, gravées par A. Tempesta ...[Amsterdam], for the author, 1770. Royal folio (47 x 33 cm). With 6 large folding engraved maps, 36 numbered engraved full-page illustration plates on 29 leaves, and 4 large engravings used as head and tailpieces. With the 6 folding maps coloured by a contemporary hand. Contemporary French mottled calf, gold-tooled spine.
S520: [SAINT-SIMON, MAXIMILIEN HENRI, MARQUIS DE]. - Des jacintes, de leur anatomie, reproduction et culture. Amsterdam, (colophon: printed by Klaas Eel, 28 March), 1768. 4to. With engraved illustration by J. van Hiltrop on title-page and 10 numbered engraved plates by Jacob vander Schley, with details of several specimens and the last plate showing the layout of flower beds by Voorhelm, Kreps and Cock. 19th-century marbled boards.
22102: SAINT-HILAIRE, AUGUSTE DE. - Mémoire sur le système d'agriculture adopté par les Brésiliens, et les résultats qu'il a eus dans la province de Minas Geraes.(Colophon: Paris, A. Pihan de La Rorest, imprimeur de la Cour de Cassation), [1837 or soon after]. 8vo. Contemporary blue paper wrappers.
6895: [SALAZAR, DIEGO DE]. - Tratado, de re militari ...Brussels, Rutger Velpius, 1590.With: (2) LONDONNO, Don Sancho de. El discurso sobre la forma de reduzir la disciplina militar, a meyor y antiguo estado, ...Brussels, Rutger Velpius, 1589. 2 works in 1 volume. 4to. The first work with 8 letterpress plans of military formations; the second work with a woodcut arabesque tailpiece. Contemporary gold-tooled limp vellum, each side with a centrepiece in a frame. The centrepiece on the front is an oval device (possibly that of Maria Manrique de Lara y Mendoza (1538-1608)).
HBUD8FCEXJPX: SALLANDER, HANS. - Bibliotheca Walleriana the books illustrating the history of medicine and science collected by Dr. Erik Waller and bequeathed to the library of the Royal University of Uppsala.Stockholm, Almquist & Wiksell, 1955. 2 volumes. With 55 plates. Original publisher's printed paper wrappers.
17646: SALLE, JEAN BAPTISTE DE LA. - Les règles de la bien-seance et de la civilite' Chretienne. Divisées en deux parties. Pour l'instruction de la jeunesse. Rouen, François Oursel, 1729. 8vo. With ornamental woodcut on title-page. Main text in civilité type. Contemporary calf, gold-tooled spine.
S2453: SALM-REIFFERSCHEID-DYCK, JOSEPH. - Index plantarum succulentarum in horto Dyckensi cultae.Aachen, Beaufort filii, 1822. 8vo. Contemporary wrappers.
C1FGFKHIMO03: SALM-REIFFERSCHEID-DYCK, JOSEPH. - Verzeichniss der verschiedenen Arten und Abarten des Geschlechts Aloe, welche von den Herren von Willdenow, Haworth, de Candolle und Freiherrn von Jacquin beschrieben worden sind, oder noch unbeschrieben in den Gärten Deutschlands, Frankreichs und der Niederlanden sich befinden. [Schloss Dyck, near Dusseldorf, 1817]. 8vo. Original blue coated paper wrappers.
H7DF9M272KBQ: SALMON, THOMAS AND MATTHIAS VAN GOCH. - Hedendaagsche historie, of tegenwoordige staat van alle volkeren; … I. deel. Behelzende ... China en Japan, als mede ... de Ladrones, Filippynsche en Molukkische eilanden, en ... Makassar. Amsterdam, Isaak Tirion, 1736. 8vo. With engraved frontispiece, 3 engraved folding maps and 7 other engraved plates (including 5 folding). The maps show: (1) China (2) Japan and (3) the Philippines, including the greater part of Indonesia. Contemporary half calf, gold-tooled spine.
E9KG2ZCAXE78: [SALTPETRE]. - Instruction sur la fabrication du salpêtre brut.[Paris, Régie des poudres et salpêtres, 1794]. 8vo. With engraved folding plate by N. Ransonnette (23.5 x 32 cm). Later marbled paper-covered boards.
18825: SALVIANI, IPPOLITO (HIPPOLITO). - Aquatilium animalium historiae, liber primus [all published], cum eorumdem formis, aere excusis.Rome, Hippolito Salviani, 1554 (colophon: January 1558). Folio. With an engraved title-page and 98 figures on 81 full-page engravings (plate size 33 x 22.5 cm) printed on integral leaves, a Salviani's woodcut device on the last page, and about 100 decorated pictorial woodcut initials (2 series) including repeats. Recased in 18th-century(?) sheepskin parchment.
I3DCAJ7F8OFP: SAN ROMÁN DE RIBADENEYRA, ANTONIO DE. - Jornada y muerte del Rey Don Sebastian de Portugal, sacada de las obras del Franchi, ciudadano de Genoua, y de otros muchos papeles autenticos, ...[false imprint:] "Valladolid" [= unidentified place in Iberia], heirs of Juan Íñiguez de Lequerica [= unknown printer & publisher], “1603” [= ca. 1670?]. Small 4to (19 x 14 cm). With the woodcut coat of arms of the dedicatee Juan Fernández de Velasco, Duke of Frías, on the title-page. Mottled tanned sheepskin (ca. 1800?), gold-tooled spine.
5C8G6MOZMOJ3: SANCTA CLARA, ABRAHAM À. - Huy! und Pfuy! der Welt. Huy, oder Anfrischung zu allen schönen Tugenden. Pfuy oder Abschreckung von allen schändlichen Lastern. Durch unterschiedliche sittliche Concept, Historien, und Fabeln vorgestellt. Worinnen der Poet, Prediger, und waserley Standes-Personen für ihren Kram etwas finden können.Nuremberg, Christoph Weigel; Würzburg, Martin Frantz Hertzen, 1707. Folio. With engraved allegorical title-page and 100 engraved emblems in text (measuring 10.5 x 12 cm). Contemporary vellum.
E7GCJJB1RUYX: SANSON, NICOLAS. - l'Espagne divisée en tous ses royaumes et principautés suivant qu'ils sont compris sous les Couronnes de Castille et d'Aragon, possedees par le Roy Catholique et sous la couronne de Portugal possedee par le Roy de Portugal. Paris, Hubert Jaillot, [1708]. Engraved map on 2 assembled sheets (55.5 x 78 cm), engraved by Cordier. With title in decorated cartouche on the bottom right corner, scales and privilege in decorated cartouche on the bottom left corner, and a few lines coloured in green.
87VE3N01U79O: SANTA MARIA, ANDRÉS DE. - Verissima relacion embiada a Don Fray Andres de S. Maria Obispo de Cochin, la qual trata de como en las Indias de Portugalay un hombre que tiene trezientos y ochenta años, y ha sido ocho vezes casado, y se le han caydo todos los dientes dos vezes, y le bolvieron a nacer. ... Este es el verdadero retrato del hombre que passô en braços al glorioso San Francisco por el Rio de Ganga, el qual fue sacado a instancia del reverendo padre Don Fray Andres de S. Maria Obispo de Cochin. Salamanca, Antonio Ramires, 1609. 4to (19 x 14.5) . With a woodcut illustration of a man carrying Saint Francis across the Ganges River in India on the title-page and a woodcut centaur below the colophon. Vellum (ca. 1880).
18827: [SANTE, GERRIT VAN]. - Naamlyst gesteld naar 't alphabeth van alle de commandeurs, die sederd den jaare 1700. op Groenland en sedert den jaare 1719. op de Straad Davids, voor Holland hebben gevaren.Zaandam, for the author, by Jan Broekhuysen, 1753. 8vo. Contemporary decorated paper wrappers, preserved in half cloth chemise and matching slipcase.
21746: SAVARY, JACQUES AND PHILEMON LOUIS SAVARY. - Dictionnaire universel de commerce.Amsterdam, Janssonius van Waesbergen, 1726-1732. 4 volumes bound as 3. 4to. With a folding engraved portrait of the dedicatee, Jan Six de Vromade, by Houbraken, and 3 large allegorical engraved headpieces. Main texts printed in two columns. Contemporary mottled calf, richly gold-tooled spines and board edges.
D52ECA01U79O: SAVIGNY, MARIE JULES-CÉSAR LELORGUE DE. - Histoire naturelle et mythologique de l'Ibis.Paris, Allais (back of half-title: Imprimerie de H.L. Perronneau), 1805. 8vo. With 6 engraved plates, including 4 hand-coloured (2 folding) by Bouquet after Redouté and Barraband. 19th-century dark red half sheepskin.
S948: SAVIGNY, MARIE JULES-CÉSAR LELORGUE DE. - Histoire naturelle et mythologique de l'ibis.Paris, Allais, 1805. 8vo. With 6 engraved plates after drawings by Barraband and H.J. Redouté. Modern half cloth.
S2044: SCHACHTZABEL, EMIL. - Illustriertes Prachtwerk sämtlicher Tauben-Rassen. Hundert farbige Bildertafeln mit über 400 nach der Natur aufgenommenen Darstellungen nebst Musterbeschreibungen ...Würzburg, H. Stürtz, [ca. 1910]. Oblong 8vo. With 100 chromolithographic plates. Original publisher's decorated blue cloth.
B26D2FC3E9X8: [SCHAGEN, MARTEN (= N.H. WEETLUST)]. - Gedagtenis van Utrechts akademievreugde, betoond ter gelegenheit, dat de Doorluchtige Vorst en Heer Willem de Vyfde ... (de verhevene waerdigheden van Erfstadhouder, en Oppergebiedvoerder der Stichtsche Land- en Zee-magt aenvaerdende), de stad Utrecht en haere Hooge School met zyne vorstelijke tegenwoordigheit verëerde, op den VIII. IX. X. XI. en XIIden July MDCCLXVI. Beschreven door een liefhebber van Utrechts Akademie. Utrecht, Gijsbert Tieme van Paddenburg & Abraham van Paddenburg, [1766]. 4to. With woodcut vignette on title, 3 numbered folding engraved plates: plate 1 with two flags by J van Hiltrop, plate 2 with the devices in the temple after a drawing by C. v.d. Yssel and engraved by J. van Hiltrop, plate 3 with fireworks after a drawing by J. van Hiltrop, and 1 folding leaf with order of appearance of the procession. Contemporary speckled boards.
J9CG67W21PZ5: SCHARSTRÖM, THEODORO AND JACOB GEORG AGARDH. - Novitae florae Sveciae ex Algarum familia, quas in itineribus ad oras occidentales Sveciae annis 1832-35 collegit et cum observationibus diagnosticis et geographicis, ...Lund, Berling, 1836. 4to. Disbound.
I95CNDJHXN2M: SCHELENZ, HERMANN. - Geschichte der Pharmazie.Berlin, Julius Springer, 1904. Contemporary brown cloth (24.5 x 16.5 cm).
I9FDL87IAWF4: SCHENK, PIETER. - Germaniae compendium tria continens imperii collegia forumdemque insignia et sessiones ut et circulorum divisiones una cum suis annotationibus. | Kort begryp van Duytsland, desselfs ryx collegien hunne zittingen en wapens, kreitsverdelingen, en aantekeningen daar op.Amsterdam, Pieter Schenk, [1707]. Engraved chart (50 x 57) on a single sheet of paper (52.5 x 61 cm), coloured by a contemporary hand, depicting various coats of arms and including a small map (15.5 x 15.5 cm) of Germany.
91I90T01U79O: SCHENK, LEONARDUS [AND ABRAHAM RADEMAKER]. - Gesigt van de stadt Leyden beroemt door syn hooge schoole geleege in Holland op den verstopten Ryn. | Vue de la ville de Leide fameuse par son academie située en Hollande sur le Rhin bouché.[Amsterdam], Leonardus Schenk, [ca. 1728/36]. Large engraved wall print on 2 sheets (together 57.5 x 97 cm) showing the Leiden city wall between the Koepoort and Zijlpoort, with various windmills and prominent buildings in the background identified by name. The title appears in a banderole at the head, with putti on either side holding the arms of Leiden and Holland. Leonardus Schenk's name appears as engraver and publisher at the right end of the banderole. Framed (82.5 x 121 cm).
H9NLOT3C8XNA: SCHINNE, ISAAC EVERT CORNELIS VAN. - Catalogus plantarum, indigenarum & exoticarum, quae in Horto Medico Rotterdamensi aluntur, secundum systema sexuale Caroli a Linné dispositarum.[Rotterdam, the compiler], 1809. 8vo. Contemporary marbled wrappers.
74RGR4TJFQ5L: SCHLOSSER, JOHANN ALBERT. - Epistola ad virum expertissimum, peritissimumque Ferdinandum Dejean, … de Lacerta Amboinensi, novae plane hujus speciei, pulcherrimae et hucusque fere incognitae, accuratam descriptionem ac fidelem a peritis artificibus elaboratam delineationem aeri incisam, sistens. - Brief … Behelzende eene naauwkeurige beschrijving der Amboinsche haagdis. Benevens eene zeer wel-gelijkende afbeelding deezer vostrekt-nieuwe, fraaije en tot heden toe genoegzaam onbekende soort, door bekwaame kunstenaars vervaardigd.Amsterdam, for the author, 1768. With a beautiful large hand-coloured engraved folding plate (28.5 x 49.5 cm) of an Ambonese lizard by Simon Fokke after Gerrit Dadelbeek. With: (2) BOLTEN, Joachim Frederick. Ad illustrem sytematis naturae authorem Carolum a Linné … epistola de novo quodam zoophytorum genere. - Uitvoerige beschryving en naauwkeurige natuurlyk gekleurde afbeelding van een nieuwelyks ontdekt geheel onbekend plant-dier. Uit het Hoogduitsch vertaald.Amsterdam, Jan Christiaan Sepp, 1771. With a large folding engraved plate (43 x 27.3 cm), hand-coloured and printed in gold, by Franz Nikolaus Rolffsen after H. Fischer. 2 works in 1 volume. Royal 4to (29 x 24 cm). Contemporary calf.
86QC2AWT38YE: [SCHMIDT, JOSEPH]. - Die Spinne als die beste Wetterprophetinn, welche die bevorstehende Veränderung des Wetters mehrere Tage voraus ankündiget.Munich, Joseph Lindauer, 1800. 8vo. With a folding letterpress table. Later marbled boards.
S1221: SCHMIDT, JOHANNES. - Havundersøgelser [A collection of more than 60 papers on fishes]. "1902"[=1904]-1927. 64 papers bound in 1 volume (33.5 x 28 x 15 cm). 4to and 8vo. With a manuscript title-page, portrait of the author in grey washes, manuscript letter, and numerous illustrations in text, plates, tables and maps (many folding). Contemporary fish-skin, with the spine and front boards decorated with bands of eelskin.
HCLG9DN38OLL: SCHÖNBORN, SAMUEL. - Manuale medicinae practicae Galeno-chymicae accessere purgantia. Secundum humores peccantes disposita.Strasbourg, Eberhard Zetzner, 1657. 12mo. With engraved title-page. Modern boards.
DALCKLQCVYWX: [SCHOTANUS, CHRISTIAAN]. - Beschryvinge van de heerlyckheydt van Frieslandt tusschen 't Flie end de Lauwers. [Franeker], Johannes Wellens, [1664]. Folio. With engraved title-page, full-page engraved coat of arms of the province of Friesland, and 46 engraved maps and plans (4 large folding maps, 31 double-page maps and 11 double-page city plans) by Jacob van Meurs after Bernardus Schotanus à Sterringa. Contemporary blind-tooled vellum.
19909: [SCHOUMAN, AERT]. - [Proboscidea louisianica].[Netherlands, 2nd half of the 18th-century]. Watercolour on laid paper (40.5 x 27 cm) of a flowering Proboscidea louisianica, with fruit and a horned seedpod on the ground. In passepartout (55 x 40 cm).
S2441: SCHUMANN, KARL AND KARL HIRSCHT. - Gesamtbeschreibung der Kakteen (Monographia Cactacearum) ... Mit einer kurzen Anweisung zur Pflege der Kakteen von Karl Hirscht. Zweite, um die Nachträge von 1898 bis 1902 vermehrte Auflage.Neudamm (Debno), Julius Neumann, [1903]. 2 parts in 1 volume. Large 8vo (23.5 x 15.5 cm). With a total of 153 illustrations and photographic reproductions in text. Contemporary green half morocco, gold-tooled spine.
H8GJV675JF8Q: [SCHUYL, FLORENS (ED. URBAN SCHRÖTTER)]. - Catalogus plantarum Horti Academici Lugduno-Batavi. Cui accedit index plantarum indigenarum, quae prope Lugdunum in Batavis nascuntur. Das ist: Verzeichnüß der jenigen Gewächsen, so sich im Universitäts-Garten zu Leyden in Holland befinden : Beyneben einem Register der einländischen Gewächsen, so nahe umb Leyden in Wiesen, Feldern und Wäldern wachsen. Eichstätt, Urban Schrötter, printed by Franz Strauss, [ca. 1690/95?]. 12mo. In Latin and German (facing pages). Contemporary tanned sheepskin, blind-tooled spine.
78HDY83VJP3O: SCOT, REGINALD (REYNOLD) AND THOMAS AND GOVERT BASSON (TRANSLATORS). - Ondecking van tovery.(Colophon: Leiden, Willem Christiaens, 1637). 8vo. With an engraved title-page by Experiens Sillemans, and 2 full-page engraved portraits of Jeanne d'Arc. Contemporary vellum.
J8I9ZWYDE414: [SCRAP ALBUM]. VISSCHER, J. (COMPILER OR RECIPIENT). - [Ausschneidebilder].[The Netherlands?], 28 January 1777 (some of the prints themselves: Augsburg, Martin Engelbrecht, [ca. 1750?]) 4to. A scrap album containing about 330 cut-out images from engraved prints, most neatly and uniformly coloured by a contemporary hand (probably for the publisher or publishers). Contemporary half roan sheepskin, with a heart-shaped paper label on the front board with the manuscript inscription, "J. Visscher" above the date (1 above 28, flanked by "17 ... 77").
S1604: SCROPE, GEORGE JULIUS POULETT. - The geology and extinct volcanos of central France. ... Second edition, enlarged and improved.London, John Murray, 1858. Large 8vo (22 x 14 cm). With 17 lithographed plates printed in brown (including the frontispiece), mostly folding and including one in colour, two folding chromolithographed maps inserted in a pocket at the back paste-down, and many woodengraved illustrations in text. Contemporary green half morocco, gold-tooled spine, bound by J. Adams.
S1253: SCULTETUS (SCHULTZ), BARTHOLOMÄUS. - Winckelige-wyzer, van de sonnevolgen, of leeringe van de uytwerckinge des derden deels der sterrekunst van alderley sonnevolgen. Dat is, hemelsche circulen en uuren-linien, hoe men de selve aen de opgerechte plattingen of muren... afteyckenen en vertoonen zal.Amsterdam, Johannes van Ravesteyn, 1670. 4to. With a small woodcut device on title-page and 84 mostly engraved mathematical figures in the text. Modern grey paper boards.
96L99A01U79O: SEITZ, ADALBERT. - Les macrolépidoptères du globe. Révision systématique des macrolépidoptères connus jusqu'à ce jour publiée avec le concours des spécialistes les plus renommés.Stuttgart, A. Kernen; Paris E. Le Moult, 1908-1945 (with the impressum "Paris, Cabinet Entomologique, E. Le Moult" pasted on most title-pages). 16 parts and 4 supplements. Folio (32 x 26 cm). With 1266 beautiful chromolithographed plates depicting numerous butterflies. Parts I-V, IX & XIII (7 parts in 9 volumes) are bound in contemporary marbled light brown calf. The other parts are unbound.
I16AF7I2LO90: SELIGMANN, JOHANN MICHAEL, GEORGE EDWARDS AND MARK CATESBY. - Sammlung verschiedener ausländischer und seltener Vögel, ... [erste-neunter … Theil].Nuremberg, Johann Joseph Fleischmann, 1749-1776. 9 parts in 3 volumes. Folio. With 3 different engraved frontispieces, 1 large engraved folding map, 445 (of 473) engraved illustration plates numbered in 5 series plus 1 plate by Seligmann numbered "115" in part 4 but not normally included. With all the usual illustration plates (plus the map) coloured by a contemporary or near contemporary hand, but the extra plate uncoloured. Near contemporary uniform gold-tooled calf, gilt edges.
66PGAXRWHU5F: SENECA, LUCIUS ANNAEUS AND MARTIN ANTOINE DELRIO. - Tragoedias decem; scilicet Herculem Furentem, Herculem Oetaeum, Medeam, Hippolytum, Oedipum, Thebidem, Thyestem, Troades, Agamemnonem, Octaviam.Antwerp, Christoffel Plantin, 1576. 4to. With woodcut printer's device on title-page. Contemporary limp vellum.
A4EGN4A2G73N: SENNEVOY, JULES DENIS DE, BARON DU POTET. - Manuel de l'étudiant magnétiseur, ou nouvelle instruction pratique sur le magnétisme, fondée sur 30 années d'observation; suivi de la 4e édition des expériences faites en 1820 à l'Hôtel-Dieu de Paris.Paris, Germer Baillière, 1846. 8vo. With 2 wood engraved illustrations in text showing the magnetizing of a woman. Contemporary boards.
DAB9ERTH4G5B: SEPP, JAN CHRISTIAAN. - Beschouwing der wonderen Gods, in de minstgeachte schepzelen. Of Nederlandsche insecten, . . .Amsterdam, Jan Christiaan Sepp & son, 1762-1860. 8 volumes. 4to. With 8 engraved and lithographed frontispieces, and 400 hand-coloured engraved and lithographed plates, the plates and frontispieces hand-coloured as published. Volumes 1-6: contemporary half calf, gold-tooled spine. Volumes 7-8: half black cloth (ca. 1900).With: (2) SNELLEN VAN VOLLENHOVEN, Samuel Constant, and others. Beschrijvingen en afbeeldingen van Nederlandsche vlinders, . . .Amsterdam, Jan Christiaan Sepp & son (vol. 1), Martinus Nijhoff (vols. 2-4), 1860-1900. 4 volumes. 4to. With 200 hand-coloured lithographed plates. Half black cloth (ca. 1900), uniform with volumes 7-8 of the Sepp.
JBUHFUOBWJ6U: SERENUS SAMMONICUS, QUINTUS. - De medicina, praecepta saluberrima, ... . Item Q. Rhemnii Fannii Palaemonis, De ponderibus & mensuris, liber utilissimus.Paris, Simon de Colines, 1533. 8vo. With a woodcut decorated initial and a vine leaf ornament. Set in a chancery italic with headings and shoulder notes in roman with an occasional word of Greek in 2 sizes. Modern half dark brown sheepskin.
6916: SERLIO, SEBASTIANO. - Il primo libro d’architettura, ... Le premier livre d’architecture ..., mis en langue Francoyse, par Jehan Martin.Including: Il secondo libro di perspettia ... Le second livre de perspective, ... mis en langue Francoise par Jehan Martin.With: (2) SERLIO, Sebastiano. Il terzo libro, nel qual si figurano, e descrivono le antiquita di Roma, e le altre che sono in Italia, e fuori de Italia. Venice, “1544” (colophon: Pietro de Nicolini da Sabbio for Marchione Sessa, 1551). With over 100 mostly full-page woodcut plans, elevations, sections, views and details of classical Roman architecture.(3) SERLIO, Sebastiano. Regole generali di architettura, sopra le cinque maniere de gli edifici cioe, Thoscano, Dorico, Ionico, Corinthio, e Composito, con gli essempi de l’antiquita, che per la maggior parte concordano con la dottrina di Vitruvio. Venice, (colophon: Pietro de Nicolini da Sabbio for Marchione Sessa, 1551). With numerous woodcut plans, details and especially elevations showing the five orders of columns and doors, gates, facades, etc. using them, as well as full-page woodcuts showing ornamental panel designs for ceilings and floors, garden plans, coat of arms, etc.(4) SERLIO, Sebastiano. Quinto libro d’architettura ..., nel quale se tratta de diverse forme de tempii sacri secondo il costume Christiano, & al modo antico. Traduict en Francois par Jan Martin.Paris, Michel de Vascosan, 1547. With 29 large and full-page woodcut plans, elevations and sections showing temples, both Christian and classical. Gold-tooled mottled calf (ca. 1700); re-backed and restored, with most of the original backstrip laid down.
23481: [SERMONS]. [VORAGINE, JACOB DE]. - Sermonen op die ewangelien mitten text vanden sonnendagen des ghehelen iaers ende vanden groten hoechtiden.Den Hem, Monastery of the Regular canons, 1501, 20 March. Small folio (ca. 20 x 26 cm). With woodcut initial of 5 lines, one of 11 lines. 41 lines to a page, printed in 2 columns. Modern vellum over boards.
18924: [SERRARIUS, PETRUS]. - Goddelycke aandachten ofte vlammende begeerten eens boetvaerdige geheijligd en lief-rijcke ziele.Amsterdam, Salomon Savrij, [1653]. 16mo. With engraved title-page, 46 engraved emblems and a full-page woodcut endpiece. Contemporary vellum.
2216: [SERVASANCTUS DE FAENZA AND OTHERS] (SPURIOUSLY ATTRIBUTED TO SAINT BONAVENTURA). - [Sermones de tempore et de sanctis]. (Colophon: Zwolle, [Johannes de Vollenhoe], 1479). Small (Chancery) folio (27.5 x 20.5 cm). With one 5-line and hundreds of 2- and 3-line spaces left for initials, filled in with manuscript "Lombardic" capitals in red; manuscript paragraph marks in red; and capitals rubricated throughout. Set entirely in a single textura gothic type (103 mm/20 lines) in 2 columns of 39 lines to the page. Early 18th-century tanned sheepskin.
I47G3M2KICAV: SEYDEL, F.S. - Nachrichten über vaterländische Festungen und Festungskriege, von Eroberung und Behauptung der Stadt Brandenburg, bis auf gegenwärtige Zeiten, aufgesetzt für jüngere Krieger.Leipzig and Züllichau, Darnmannschen Buchhandlung, 1818-1819. 2 (of 4) parts in 1 volume. 8vo. Contemporary mottled half calf.
F4OEK0HZ87FO: [SHIPWRECKS]. - Schouw-tooneel van wederwaardigheden of verzameling van rampspoedige en ongelukkige reistochten, van en naar verscheide gewesten van den aardbodem, gedaan door Nederlandsche en andere schepen, …Including: [CAMSTRUP, Nicolaas Jansz.]. [Drop-title:] Rampspoedige reys-beschryving, ofte journaal van het ed: Oostindische Compagnies schip Blydorp, … [STEENIS, Hendrik Cornelis]. Journaal wegens de rampspoedige reys-tocht, van … Hendrik Cornelis Steenis, ... Met het oorlogschip genaamt het Huys in 't Bosch, … Vyfden druk.[LOP, Martinus]. Weederwaardige te huys-reyze, van het Neerlandsche Oost-Indische-Compagniesch retour-schip, gezegt de Gerechtigheid, … gevoerd by den capitein-luitenant Martinus Lop, …[MORIN.] Twee rampspoedige zee-reyzen, den eenen gedaan door den ed: heer capitein Morin, met een Fransch Oost-Indische Compagnie-schip, genaamt Le Prince, … Den anderen, met het Hollandsche Oost-Indische Compagnie schip, genaamt Rustenwerk, … Tweede druk.[JONGE, Marten de]. [Drop-title:] Verhaal van het droevig ongeluk, dat het Nederlands Oost-Indisch retour-schip Nieuw Vyver-Vreugd, gevoerd door schipper Marten de Jongh, … [and 17 other accounts].Amsterdam, Bernardus Mourik, [ca. 1778]. 5 parts in 1 volume. 4to. With 13 engraved plates and 1 engraved frontispiece to the second part. Later marbled wrappers.
CBUB9S1EKBV5: [SHIPWRECKS]. - Merkwaardige schipbreuken en andere lotgevallen ter zee. Uit het Hoogduitsch.Amsterdam, Ten Brink & De Vries, 1822. 8vo. With engraved title-page with aquatint vignette by W.H Hoogkamp after J. van Meurs. Contemporary wrappers.
23072: SICARD, ADRIEN. - Monographie de la canne a sucre de la Chine dite sorgho a sucre.Marseille, Arnaud et compagnie, 1856. 8vo. With a hand-coloured plate entitled "Specimen de couleurs obtenues de la canne a sucre de la Chine (dite Sorgho à Sucre)", showing 21 colours that can be extracted from the sugarcane. Original publisher's printed paper wrappers.
79T916EL4X5G: SICARDO, JOSÉ (JOSEPH). - Christiandad del Japon, y dilatada persecucion que padecio. Memorias sacras, de los martyres de las ilustres religiones de Santo Domingo, San Francisco, Compañia de Jesus; ...Madrid, Francisco Sanz, 1698. Folio (31 x 22 cm). With the title in a frame of vine-leaf ornaments and 2 woodcut armorial headpieces plus 1 repeat. Contemporary limp sheepskin parchment, later lettered spine-title.
J47EB7AY5EWT: SIEBOLD, ALEXANDER FREIHERR VON. - Ph. Fr. von Siebold's letzte Reise nach Japan 1859-1862 ... von seinem ältesten Sohne.Berlin, Kisak Tamai, 1903. 8vo (22.5 x 14 cm). With title-page in Japanese and German, 2 half-tone plates showing photographic portraits of Philip von Siebold (1 with his son Alexander) and 3 photographic views in the text. Original publisher's printed cloth-covered paper wrappers, with publisher's advertisements printed on paste-downs.
H7TH6WIQGQZ0: SILVER, J.M.W. - Sketches of Japanese manners and customs.London, Day and son, 1867. 4to. With chromolithographed frontispiece, 27 chromolithographed plates and about a dozen wood-engraved illustrations in text. Contemporary brown half morocco, gold-tooled spine, gilt edges (bound by Ingalton Drake).
S978: SIMONIN, LOUIS LAURENT. - La vie souterraine ou les mines et les mineurs.Paris, L. Hachette and company (back of half-title: Imprimerie generale de Ch. Lahure), 1867. Large 8vo (26.5 x 16.5 cm). With the title-page printed in red and black, 10 chromolithographed plates depicting minerals, some highlighted with silver (including the frontispiece), 30 (chromo)lithographed maps and 163 wood engraved illustrations in text (36 full-page). Contemporary half sheepskin.
D8BAMHRZH1LS: SINCERUS, JODOCUS (JUSTUS ZINZERLING). - Itinerarium Galliae.Amsterdam, Jodocus Janssonius, 1655. 12mo. With engraved frontispiece and 22 folding engraved plates. Contemporary motted, tanned sheepskin.
D4TG3TIBBS3O: SKJÖLDEBRAND, ANDERS FREDERIK. - Description des cataractes et du canal de Trollhätta en Suède; avec un précis historique.Stockholm, Charles Delén, 1804. 4to. With an aquatint title-page and 12 aquatint plates, including 1 map, all drawn and engraved by the author. Contemporary grey-blue wrappers.
H8RAMZNBH6AV: SLICHTENHORST, AREND VAN. - XIV. boeken van de Geldersse geschiedenissen. Van 't begin af vervolghd tot aen de afzweeringh des Konincx van Spanien; waer van 't eerste deel verhandeld de land-beschrijvingh.Arnhem, Jacob van Biesen, 1654. Folio. With engraved title-page, large folding engraved map and 20 double-page maps and in the text 28 woodcut coats of arms, woodcut medals, and letterpress genealogical tables. Contemporary blind-tooled vellum, rebacked with modern vellum, modern endpapers.
6455: SMIT, JACOB LEVI. - Horologie- en uurwerkmakers handboek.Nijmegen, widow of J.C. Vieweg and son, 1826. 8vo. With 4 letterpress folding tables, and numerous illustrations and figures on 16 folding plates, lithographed by Guillaume Philidor van den Burggraaf, Brussels. Modern half tanned sheepskin.
3904: [SMOUT, ADRIAAN JORISZOON (REPLY TO)]. - Voorlooper. Over Adriani Smoutii schriftuerlyck jae, dienende tot openinge ende recht verstandt van synen toe-eyghen-brief aen de E.M. Heeren Staten, aengaende de questie: of de vyf verschillighe poincten de salicheyt raecken of niet. Ghestelt door eenen lief-hebber der waerheyt, tot dienste van alle ghetrouwe ondersaten ende vreed-lievende menschen hier te lande.Rotterdam, Matijs Bastiaensz., [1613]. 4to. Disbound.
H74DZNIHVXHC: SOEMMERRING, SAMUEL THOMAS VON, THE YOUNGER. - Vom Hirn und Rückenmark.Mainz, P.A. Winkopp & Komp. (colophon: printed by Johann Joseph Alef), 1788. Small 8vo (15.5 x 9.5 cm). Near contemporary boards.
97CDKPZRRNOY: SOLORZANO PEREIRA, JUAN DE. - Traduccion de la dedicatoria real i epistolas proemiales del segundo tomo del Derecho, i gobernierno de las Indias Occidentals.[Madrid], Francisco Martinez, 1639. Folio. With an elaborate engraved architectural title-page by Roberto Codier. Spanish sheep vellum (ca. 1700?).
792BKEJ1OIBA: SPAAN, GERRIT VAN. - Het koddig en vermakelyk leven van Louwtje van Zevenhuizen, of het schermschool der huislieden, vervat in twee deelen. Waar agter gevoegt is de Afrikaansche en Aziaansche weg-wijzer, ...Rotterdam, Pieter de Vries, 1752. 4 parts in 2 volumes, bound as 1. 8vo. With engraved allegorical frontispiece, a letterpress general title-page, 4 part-titles. Contemporary mottled calf, richly gold-tooled spine.
DAAD6OF6V2JN: SPAENDONCK, GERARD VAN. - Souci des jardins. Calendula officinalis. L. [From: Fleurs dessinées d'après nature,… Recueil utile aux amateurs, aux jeunes artistes, aux élèves des écoles centrales et aux dessinateurs des manufactures].[Paris, 1799-1801]. Stipple engraving on unwatermarked wove paper (56 x 36.5 cm), printed in colour à la poupée and finished by hand, of a Calendula officinalis showing two branches with seven flowers and buds in various stages, signed "P.F. Le Grand sculp." In passepartout.
DAAEK8F9ITW7: SPAENDONCK, GERARD VAN. - Anemone double. Anemone coronaria. L. [From: Fleurs dessinées d'après nature,… Recueil utile aux amateurs, aux jeunes artistes, aux élèves des écoles centrales et aux dessinateurs des manufactures].[Paris, 1799-1801]. Stipple engraving on unwatermarked wove paper (56 x 36.5 cm), printed in colour à la poupée and finished by hand, of a Poppy anemone or Spanish marigold showing six branches with one flower each: three pink-red, two lilac, and one light-green, signed "P.F. Le Grand sculp." In passepartout.
DAAFJE5ODVIO: SPAENDONCK, GERARD VAN. - Mufle de veau. Antirrhinum majus. L. [From: Fleurs dessinées d'après nature,… Recueil utile aux amateurs, aux jeunes artistes, aux élèves des écoles centrales et aux dessinateurs des manufactures].[Paris, 1799-1801]. Stipple engraving on unwatermarked wove paper (54.5 x 36.5 cm), printed in colour à la poupée and finished by hand, of a Antirrhinum majus showing a branched stem with flowers in various stages, signed "P.F. Le Grand sculp." In passepartout.
G8IGQZMV1NPY: SPAENDONCK, GERARD VAN. - [Autograph letter, signed, to Madame de Chalendray (Caloline Thérèse Jeanne Bordes de Chalendray?)].[Paris], 12 Floréal VI [= 1 May 1798]. 4to. Autograph letter in French, signed, written in brown ink on one side of a single leaf of laid paper.With: [PORTRAIT]. BOILLY, Julien-Léopold. Van Spaendonck, (Gérard) …[Paris], [1821?]. Folio. Lithographic portrait on wove paper, mounted on laid paper (ca. 1830?) with a manuscript note at the head.
DAA9MLAV59JY: SPAENDONCK, GERARD VAN. - Chène commun. Quercus robur L. [From: Fleurs dessinées d'après nature,… Recueil utile aux amateurs, aux jeunes artistes, aux élèves des écoles centrales et aux dessinateurs des manufactures].[Paris, 1799-1801]. Stipple engraving on unwatermarked wove paper (56 x 36.5 cm), printed in colour à la poupée and finished by hand, of a Quercus robur including two acorns, an empty shell and two buds, signed "P.F. Le Grand sculp." In passepartout.
DAABPF3CYDLT: SPAENDONCK, GERARD VAN. - Neflier cultivé. Mespilus germanica. L. [From: Fleurs dessinées d'après nature,… Recueil utile aux amateurs, aux jeunes artistes, aux élèves des écoles centrales et aux dessinateurs des manufactures].[Paris, 1799-1801]. Stipple engraving on unwatermarked wove paper (56.5 x 42 cm), printed in colour à la poupée and finished by hand, of a Mespilus germanica, showing a branch with five medlars in various sizes, signed "P.F. Le Grand sculp." In passepartout.
I9FCT8EEMGS1: [SPECHT, CASPAR]. - Historische en geographische tafel om te leren een kort begrip vande landen en staaten in Europa haar grootheyt, besitting en alles dat tot onderricht der liefhebbers van de landbeschryvinge dienen kan.Amsterdam, Cornelis Danckerts II, [ca. 1703-1705]. Engraved chart (47.5 x 57 cm) printed on a single sheet of paper (51.5 x 61 cm), partly hand-coloured, including several coats of arms, with an added title in German engraved just above the image.
I44FJZ3KMBQV: SPECKLIN, DANIEL. - Architectura von Vestungen, ...Strasbourg, Lazarus Zetzner, 1608. Folio in 4s (34 x 23.5 cm). With the title-page printed in red and black within architectural scrollwork frame engraved by Mattheus Greuter, engraved coat of arms, engraved author's portrait by Johann Theodor de Bry, 24 double-page engraved plates (1 signed by Mattheus Greuter and others attributable to him), and around 30 woodcut illustrations in the text. Lacking 1 single-page plate with 2 figures. Contemporary vellum.
689A52SG7PUR: [SPEELMAN, CORNELIS JANSZOON]. - Journal, oder kurtze Erzehlung des Anfangs, Fort- und Aussgangs des Krieges, welcher zwischen dem König und mehrerer Regierunge des Reichs Macassar und der Oost-Indischen Compagnie der Vereinigten Niederlanden in den Jahren 1666, 1668 und 1669 geführet worden.Hamburg, Gottfried Schulken, 1670. 4to. Disbound, preserving the original endpapers.
I4ECGHJCBIQQ: SPIEGEL, ADRIAAN VAN DE. - Isagoges in rem herbariam libri duo. Including: VORSTIUS, Adolphus. Catalogus plantarum horti academici Lugduno Batavi, …Leiden, [Abraham and Bonaventura] Elzevier, 1633. 24mo (11x5 cm). With engraved title-page, showing an allegorical figure and a gardener, with plant and tools, pharmacological equipment, and a book open to a botanical illustration. Contemporary mottled calf, gold-tooled spine.
HBAAYX84753S: SPIEGEL, ADRIAAN VAN DE. - Isagoges in rem herbariam libri duo. Including: VORSTIUS, Adolphus. Catalogus plantarum horti academici Lugduno Batavi, …Leiden, Elzevier, 1633. 24mo (10.5 x 5.5 cm). With engraved title-page. Contemporary calf, rebacked in the late 19th-century (?).
B86DJ001U79O: SPILBERGEN, JORIS VAN AND JACOB LE MAIRE. - Miroir Oost & West-Indical, auquel sont descriptes les deux dernieres navigations, faictes es années 1614. 1615. 1616. 1617. & 1618.Amsterdam, Johannes Janssonius [printed by Izaak Elzevier?], 1621. Oblong 4to (17.5 x 23 cm). With 24 (of 25) engraved plates, including 5 double-page and 10 larger folding. Modern vellum.
F65I2KFKWOQZ: SPILBERGEN, JORIS VAN AND STEVEN VAN DER HAGEN. - Historis journael van de voyage gedaen met 3 schepen uyt Zeelant naer d'Oost-Indien onder het beleyt van den commandeur Joris van Spilbergen, syn eerste reyse. In den jare 1601. 1602. 1603. 1604. Als meede beschrijvinge van de tweede voyage ghedaen met 12 schepen na d'Oost-Indien onder den admirael Steven vander Hagen. Amsterdam, Joost Hartgers, 1648. 4to. With a woodcut of 2 ships on the title-page and a folding engraved plate with 6 illustrations (each about 8 x 9 cm). Modern brown goatskin.
78UGK856Q9C8: SPINNIKER, ADRIAAN. - Vervolg der leerzaame zinnebeelden, spiegel der boetvaardigheid en genade en eenige stichtelyke gezangen.Haarlem, Jan Bosch, 1758. 2 parts in 1 volume. 4to. With engraved frontispiece, engraving on title-page, 30 engraved emblems in text (ca. 10 x 12.5 cm) by Vincent vander Vinne in the first part, and 4 engraved emblems in text (10 x 12.5 cm) by Jan Caspar Philips in the second part. Contemporary marbled wrappers.
14736: SPINNIKER, ADRIAAN. - Leerzaame zinnebeelden, ... Tweede druk.Haarlem, Jan Bosch, 1757. With engraved frontispiece and 50 beautifully engraved emblems in text. With: (2) SPINNIKER, Adriaan. Vervolg der Leerzaame zinnenbeelden, Spiegel der boetvaardigheid en genade en eenige stichtelyke gezangen.Haarlem, Jan Bosch, 1758. With same engraved frontispiece (with revisions), 30 engraved emblems in text and 4 engraved emblems on plates with letterpress text. 2 volumes bound as 1. 4to. Contemporary gold-tooled, tanned sheepskin.
A6CA75ZOP9W8: [SPLENDID CEREMONY - MECHELEN]. - Prael-treyn verrykt door ry-benden, praelwagens, zinne-beelden en andere oppronkingen toegeschikt aen het duyzend-jaerig jubilé van den … heyligen Rumoldus. Mechelen, J.-F. vander Elst, [1775?]. With engraved coat of arms, engraved headpiece, and 16 engraved plates (of which 14 folding).With:(2) [SPLENDID CEREMONY - BRUSSELS]. Beschryvinge van de ry-bende ofte cavalcade, verciert met praelwagens … ter oorsaeke van het vier-honderd-jaerig jubilé van het alderheyligst sacrament van mirakel binnen Brussel den 16 en 29 julii 1770. Brussels, J. vanden Berghen, [1770]. With 5 numbered folding engraved plates.(3) [MEYER, Jean Thomas]. Beschryvinge van het zeven honderdjaerig jubilé van den heyligen Macarius. Ghent, Jean Meyer, [1767]. With 15 mostly folding engraved plates, including a large folding plate showing fireworks (36.5 x 48 cm). 3 works in 1 volume. 4to. Contemporary calf, gold-tooled spine.
5AHFMI01U79O: [SPLENDID CEREMONIES]. - [Triumphal arches and catafalques (elaborate funeral biers) erected in the years 1715, 1721-1723 and 1737]. [Sienna, ca. 1728, with 1 addition ca. 1737]. Folio (ca. 29 x 21 cm). 8 original drawings in black ink with ink washes plus 1 additional line drawing of a catafalque added about a decade later. Never bound, but formerly sewn.
G62H5DIG9JPO: STADEN, HANS. - Beschrijvinghe van America, wiens inwoonders, wildt, naeckt, seer godloos, ende wreede menschen-eters zijn; hoe hy selve onder de Brasilianen lange gevangen geseten heeft, die hem dagelijcks dreygden doot te slaen en t'eten: …Including: Avontuerlijcke, vreemde, ende waerachtighe beschryvinge van het landt America, alwaer Hans van Staden onder de Brasilianen, Tuppin Imbas ghenaemt, lange gevangen geseten heeft, ...Amsterdam, Jan Jacobsz. Bouman, 1660. 2 parts in 1 volume. 4to. With 2 title-pages, the first printed in red and black, each with a different large (7 x 13 cm) woodcut illustration; and 17 smaller (5 x 6.5 cm) woodcut illustrations (plus 12 repeats) in the text, mostly of Brazilian Indians. 20th-century dark brown calf, with older stiff paper wrappers bound in.
H8RC17GNCUVT: STANFORD, EDWARD. - Atlas of the Chinese Empire containing separate maps of the eighteen provinces of China proper ...London [etc.], Morgan & Scott, [1908]. 33.5 x 22.5 cm. With 23 coloured maps (1 key map; 6 double-page). Publisher's red cloth.
H7EF5GTTQELM: STAVORINUS, JOHAN SPLINTER. - Voyages par le Cap de Bonne-Espérance dans l'archipel des Molucques, de 1768 a 1771 et de 1774 a 1778 …Paris, Maradan, 1805. 3 volumes. 8vo. With 4 engraved plates (3 folding) and 5 folding engraved maps. 19th-century gold-tooled half sheepskin.
97QA53HVT055: STEENSTRA, PYBO AND JACOB FLORYN. - Grond-beginzels der stuurmans-kunst. Bevattende in zes boeken, met een aanhangzel, de voornaamste zaaken, die elk stuurman noodzaakelyk weeten moet... Derde druk.Amsterdam, Gerard Hulst van Keulen, 1791. With a folding engraved plate and many woodcut figures in text.With: (2) [DOUWES, Bernardus Johannes]. Tafelen bevattende de sinussen, tangenten en secanten, van minuut tot minuut voor ieder boog van het quadrant, ... benevens derzelver logarithmen; als mede de logarithmen der gewoone getallen, ...Amsterdam, Gerard Hulst van Keulen, 1800. With numerous letterpress tables. 2 works in 1 volume. 8vo. Contemporary mottled calf, richly gold-tooled spine (with a charming tool of a bird on a vase surrounded by floral tools, repeated five times).
3555: STEENWIJK, FRANS VAN. - Klaudius Civilis, in zestien zangen, ... Amsterdam, Pieter Meijer, 1774. Large 4to. With engraved frontispiece by Reinier Vinkeles, included both uncoloured and beautifully hand-coloured and highlighted with gold. Near contemporary half calf (ca. 1800), richly gold-tooled spine.
H7RBM33W6TKB: STEIN, MARC AUREL. - On ancient Central-Asian tracks. Brief narrative of three expeditions in innermost Asia and north-western China.London, MacMillan and Co., 1933. With frontispiece, map and 147 illustrations (some folding). Original publisher's brown/red cloth.
F49AY16596KH: STENGEL, JOHANN PETERSON. - Gnomonica universalis, sive praxis amplissima geometricè describendi horologia solaria, stabilia quidem juxta omnes species, in quâcunque superficie planâ intra sphaeram rectam & obliquam, tum reflexa, et portatilia, in figuris 233 [= 232]. Ulm, Matthäus Wagner, 1679. 4 parts in 3 volumes. Small 8vo (16 x 9.5 cm). With engraved frontispiece and 105 engraved plates, showing 232 sundials and related mathematical and astronomical figures. 19th-century boards covered with marbled paper, in matching marbled box.
9071: STENGEL, GEORG. - Ova paschalia sacro emblemate inscripta descriptaque.Ingolstadt, (colophon: widow of Joan. Simonis Knab), 1672. 2 parts in 1 volume. 8vo. With engraved title-page, engraved vignette on the title-page of the second part, and 103 engravings in the text (portrait of Ferdinand III of Bohemia and, 100 engraved emblems and 2 others). Contemporary sheepskin parchment.
H8R991ETTP7D: [STOOPENDAAL, DANIËL AND ANDRIES DE LETH]. - De zegepraalende Vecht, vertoonende verscheidene gesichten van lustplaatsen, heeren huysen en dorpen; beginnende van Uitrecht en met Muyden besluytende.Including: [BRUIN, Claas]. Speelreis langs de Vechtstroom, op de uitgegeevenen gezichten van de zeegepraalende Vecht. Amsterdam, Widow of Nicolaus Visscher, 1719. 2 parts in 1 volume. Folio. With engraved frontispiece, 1 engraved map of the river Vecht and 102 engravings on 51 leaves (numbered 1-98). Contemporary red half sheepskin.
9072: STRADA, JACOBUS DE [AND BENJAMIN BRAMER]. - Künstliche Abriss allerhandt Wasserkünsten auch Wind- Ross- Handt- unnd Wasser-Mühlen, beneben schönen und nutzlichen Pompen, und andern Machinen, damit das Wasser in die höhe zu erheben, auch lustige Brunnen dergleichen vor diesem nie gesehen worden.Frankfurt am Main, Gerhardo Grevenbruch, 1618. 2 parts in 1 volume. Small folio (29.5 x 18.5 cm). With 2 engraved title-pages by Matthias Merian, 2 large engraved coats of arms and 100 double-page plates. Contemporary vellum, rebacked.
H6PGG18IDRLJ: STRUYS, JAN JANSZ. - Drie aanmerkelyke reizen, door Italien, Griekenland, Lyfland, Moscovien, Tartaryen, Meden, Persien, Oostindien, Japan, en verscheiden andere gewesten.Including: HEIDEN, Frans Jansz. van der. Vervaarlyke schipbreuk van 't Oostindiesch jacht Ter Schelling, onder het land van Bengale, …Amsterdam, Steven van Esveldt, 1746. 4to. 2 parts in 1 volume. Part 1 with an engraved title-page, 19 engraved folding plates and 1 engraved folding map; part 2 with an engraved title-page and 12 engraved plates. 19th-century red half sheepskin.
I4E9O2WKYN4F: SUCKOW, LAURENTZ JOHANN DANIEL. - Erste Gründe der Kriegs Baukunst in einem Zusammenhange entworfen.Frankfurt and Leipzig, Tobias Goebhardt, 1769. 4to. With an engraved illustration on title-page and 16 engraved folding plates. Contemporary mottled, tanned sheepskin, gold-tooled spine.
J7LBFAHOHWXF: SUMNER, CHARLES. - White slavery in the barbary states.London, Sampson Low, son and company, 1853. 8vo. With 37 wood-engraved illustrations in text. Original publisher's gold- and blind-blocked pink cloth, bound by "Bone and son", London.
J1JGG05YMGXS: SUNDEVALL, CARL JACOB AND CARL FREDRIC FALLÉN. - Specimen academicum genera araneidum Sveciæ exhibens.Lund, Berling, 1823. 4to. Disbound.
J1OFWE8BQ4EH: [SUNQUA?]. - [Chinese fish and seashells].[Guangzhen (Canton)?, Sunqua?, ca. 1845/55?]. Oblong folio album (26.5 x 34.5 cm). 14 drawings depicting 72 fish and seashells in coloured gouaches, the fish with gold and silver speckles to give a metallic effect to the scales, executed on pith paper (18 x 29 cm), framed with 4 strips of blue silk, and with a loose tissue leaf inserted before each drawing. Contemporary boards, covered with yellow-green silk.
D1BH0CZDI1E4: SWAMMERDAM, JAN. - Historia insectorum generalis, in qua verissimae mutationum, seu lentae in membra epigeneseos rationes, duce Experientia, redduntur, recepta vulgo Insectorum Metamorphosis solide refutatur... Adjicitur dilucidatio ... Editio Nova.Leiden, Johannes van Abkoude, 1733. 4to. With 13 engraved plates, of which 8 folding, and 1 folding table. Early 19th-century brown half sheepskin, old fly leaves preserved.
23535: SWINDEN, JAN HENDRIK VAN, PIETER NIEUWLAND AND GERARD HULST VAN KEULEN. - Almanach ten dienste der zeelieden voor het jaar 1788.Including:(2) Over het bepalen der lengte op zee door de afstanden van de maan tot de zon, of vaste sterren, ...(3) Van tafelen, ten dienste der zeelieden, en voor al ter bevordering van het bepaalen der lengte op zee, door de afstanden van de maan tot de zon, of de vaste sterren; ...Amsterdam, Gerard Hulst van Keulen, 1787-1788. 3 parts in 1 volume. 8vo. With three title-pages with woodcut printer's device, mathematical figures in the text, letterpress tables, and 4 large printed folding tables. Contemporary half vellum.
3478: SWINDEN, TOBIAS. - Recherches sur la nature du feu de l'enfer et du lieu où il est situé.Amsterdam, 1757. With 2 folding engraved plates. 19th-century vellum.
I18C224G2BUO: [SWITZERLAND - PHARMACOPOEIA]. - Pharmacopoea Helvetica, in duas partes divisa, quarum prior materiam medicam, botanico-physico-medice descriptam, posterios composita & praeparata, modum praeparandi vires & usum exhibet.Including: Syllabus medicamentorum simplicium et compositorum, in Pharmacopoea Helvetica comprehensorum, ...Basel, Johann Rudolf Imhof and sons, 1771. 3 parts in 1 volume. Folio. With engraved frontispiece. Near-contemporary half vellum.
5799: [SWITZERLAND]. - La Suisse illustrée: description et histoire de ses vingt-deux cantons.Paris, Didier, 1851. 4to. 2 volumes. With 2 title-pages, each with a steel-engraved view, double-page coloured map of Switzerland, double-page coloured map of Lake Geneva and the Chamonix Valley, 20 coloured plates of Swiss costumes and 70 steel-engraved views of Switzerland.With: 10 chromolithographed picture postcards of the wine festival in Vevey, 1905.Original publisher’s gold- and blind-blocked cloth, each board with central coloured and gold ornaments and blind borders, gilt edges.
F44BHL2XUOX9: SYMMACHUS, QUINTUS AURELIUS. - Epistolae familiares. Including: ZACCHIA, Laudivius. … in epistolas Turci magni traductio. (Colophon: Strasbourg, Johann Schott for Georg Übelin, 8 August 1510). 4to. 19th-century half calf, tiger marbled sides, tiger marbled paste-downs (rebacked, with original backstrip laid down).
93SAPJYNZ8OA: TACHARD, GUY. - Voyage de Siam des Peres Jesuites, envoyés par le Roy, aux Indes à la Chine. Avec leurs observations astronomiques, & leurs remarques de physique, de géographie, d'hydrographie, & d'histoire. Enrichi de figures. Amsterdam, Pieter Mortier, 1688. 12mo. With a woodcut illustration of a printing office as publisher's device on the title-page, engraved frontispiece and 30 engraved plates (17 double page). Also with 1 decorative woodcut initial, 1 factotum (plus repeats), 1 headpiece and 1 tailpiece. Contemporary vellum.
FB4F8TZOP9W8: [TAFEREEL DER DWAASHEID]. - [Collection of satirical plates and illustrated poems related to Het groote tafereel der dwaasheid].Including: -11 very rare broadsheets, each of the first 10 with a satirical poem and 1 or more woodcut illustrations, the last with a verse by Joost van den Vondel and an engraved illustration.[Netherlands, ca. 1720] (items 1-10); Rotterdam, Pieter vander Veer, 1721 (item 11). 1mo. Modern green half cloth.-8 engraved prints with letterpress text by Jan de Ridder.[Netherlands, ca. 1720]. Folio. Modern green half cloth.-45 engraved satirical plates (including 2 made up of 4 separate prints each, and with a duplicate plate).[Netherlands, ca. 1721]. Various formats. Each in passepartout.-12 separate prints (a few with letterpress text) and 2 copies of an engraved map in 2 parts, showing the coast of South America and the South Sea.[Netherlands, ca. 1721]. Various formats. The whole kept together in a large 20th-century green half cloth portfolio (50×70 cm).
H3ACP6PROV5H: TAGORE, SOURINDRO MOHUN (SAURINDRA MOHANA THAKURA), AND OWEN MEREDITH [= ROBERT BULWER-LYTTON]. - A few lyrics of Owen Meredith set to Hindu music by Sourindro Mohun Tagore ...Calcutta (Kolkata), Punchanan Mukerjee, printed by I.C. Bose & Co., 1877. Royal 8vo (23 x 15.5 cm). With the author's SMT monogram on the title page; the author's dedication to Lord Lytton, Viceroy and Governor-General of India, printed in gold ink with an elaborate decorative border printed in blue. Presentation binding apparently made in Calcutta: gold-tooled green goatskin morocco, the front board with Vishnu in a sunburst. With a presentation inscription to the Khedive of Egypt (Isma'il Pasha), dated 5 May 1878.
BC7FZBI3XBY9: TAYLOR, J. - Mineral map and general statistics of New South Wales, Australia. [title on map: Sketch map of New South Wales showing the localities of the principal minerals, 1876].Sydney, Thomas Richards, 1876. 8vo. With a folding chromolithographed map by G.W. Sharp after J. Taylor (37.5 x 44.4 cm). Original publisher's printed lavender wrappers, with a woodengraved view of the Sydney University on the back.
23449: TEELLINCK, WILLEM. - Zephaniae waerschouwinge, om te voor-comen den onder-gang Jerusalems: oock passende op de tegenwoordige ghelegentheyt onses weerden Vader-lants.Middelburg, Hans van der Hellen for Marten Jansz. Brandt, Amsterdam, 1623. 4to. With Brandt's charming woodcut device on title-page. Contemporary half calf.
F6UG6FR6XH4W: TEIVE, DIOGO DE (JACOBO TEVIO). - Com[m]entarius de rebus in India apud Dium gestis anno salutis nostrae M. D. XLVI.Coimbra, (colophon: produced by João de Barreira and João Álvares, printers to the King), 1548. Small 4to (18.5×13.5 cm). With woodcut arms of King João III of Portugal on title-page. Set in Peter Schoeffer the younger's Parangon (121 mm/20 line or 18 point) italic and with an extremely early use of Claude Garamont's Canon roman (not previously recorded before 1549). Gold-tooled red sheepskin (18th-century refurbished in the 19th century).

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