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Amsterdam International Antiquarian Book & Map Fair 2019

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Exactissim...
Aldini, T. and P. Castelli
Exactissima descriptio rariorum quarundam plantarum, que continentur Rome in horto farnesiano.
Roma, Jacobi Mascardi, [1623-]1625. Folio (30.7 x 21.5 cm). Engraved title page; 117 pp. [x, 101, (vi; index)]; 26 engraved plates. 20th-century green half morocco over marbled boards. Spine with five raised, gilt-bordered bands and gilt title.
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€1,800.00
Fine illustrations of plants in the first private botanical garden in Europe
Four proof...
[Anonymous but possibly J. Sturm]
Four proof plates for Monographiae Insectorum XVIII. In valle Plauensi delectorum. Verzeichnis der merkwürdigsten Insecten welche in Plauischen Grunde gefunden werden . In: W. G. Becker (1799). Der Plauische Grund bei Dresden, mit Hinsicht auf Naturgeschichte und schöne Gartenkunst.
[Nürnberg, Frauenholzische Kunsthandlung, 1799]. Four loose plates. Folio (24.3 x 18.5 cm or slighly larger). Each finely engraved and carefully hand-coloured.
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€1,200.00
Four unique proof plates of insects from near Dresden
De zoogdie...
[Anonymous]
De zoogdieren, vogelen en visschen. Afgebeeld en beschreven voor Nederlandsche jonge lieden.
Amsterdam, Gebroeders Diederichs, 1835-1836. Three volumes in one. Small 8vo (14.0 x 8.7 cm). General title page; three title pages (to each Class), half-title (to the Vogelen only); three engraved frontispieces; 575 pp. [ Zoogdieren (1835): viii, 210; Vogelen (1836): x, 187; Visschen (1836): viii, 152]; numerous text engravings. Original – publisher’s – full cloth with printed paper label on the spine. Pink endpapers.
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One of two complete copies known
Traité des...
[Ardène, J. P. de R. d’]
Traité des Tulipes, qui non-seulement réunit tout ce qu'on avoit précédemment écrit de raisonnable, mais est augmenté de quantité de remarques nouvelles sur l'éducation de cette belle fleur.
Avignon, Louis Chambeau, 1760. 8vo (16.5 x 10.1 cm). Title page, viii, 252, [iv] pp.; two engraved, folded plates. Early 20th-century full cloth. Spine with gilt vignette and date; red morocco label with title.
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€690.00
Contains everything known - in 1760 - about tulips
Placaet, o...
Beaumont, S. van
Placaet, op het visschen in de rivieren, meeren en binne-wateren.
's Gravenhage, Jacobus en Paulus Scheltus [for the Staten van Hollandt en West-Vrieslandt], 1708. 4to (21.2 x 17.1 cm). Drophead title with large engraved vignette and initial letter, 10 pp., seven text engravings, three of which forming a plate.
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€350.00
A very rare publication on fishing regulations
Travels in...
Bickmore, A.
Travels in the East Indian Archipelago.
London, John Murray, 1868. Thick 8vo (22.2 x 14.5 cm). 560 pp.; wood-engraved frontispiece, two folded maps and 31 attractive engraved plates and three smaller illustrations in the text. Original pictorial cloth. Brown endpapers.
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€600.00
In search of Rumphius
Jugendstil...
Bier & Schöll
Jugendstil design: original design from Vienna. ‘Holz- und Brandmal-Vorlage’. Very large plate. [Irises and goose].
Vienna, Bier & Schöll, ca. 1900. A very large, sheet (38.1 x 56.1 cm), numbered, with unique design. In full colour.
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€250.00
Fine, large poster-sized example of original Viennese Art Nouveau
Vases etru...
Bonaparte, L.
Vases etrusques de Lucien Bonaparte Prince de Canino. 1-2 Livraison. [Complete atlas].
[Viterbo, C. Tosoni], 1830. Elephant folio (76.0 x 53.5 cm). Ten unnumbered chromolithographed and hand-coloured plates. Original portfolio (79.0 x 55.5 cm); boards with printed title mounted.
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€8,500.00
An exceedingly rare, magnificent atlas of Etruscan and Greek art by Napoleon Bonaparte's brother
A fine col...
Bookmarks
A fine collection of nearly 300 19th-Century and early- to late-20th-century bookmarks.
Great Britain (mainly), various publishers, ca. 1855-1980. 300 different bookmarks, of which of silk or other cloth; and made of paper or cardboard, with printed text.
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€950.00
A collection worth bookmarking
Essais sur...
Bory de Saint Vincent, J. [B. G. G. M.]
Essais sur les Isles Fortunées et l’antique atlantide, ou précis de l’histoire générale de l’Archipel des Canaries.
Paris, Baudouin, an XI [1803]. 4to (25.5 x 20.0 cm). Title page, dedication leaf, half-title, chapter- and plate index; 1-522, [ii (errata)]; seven plates (some larger, folded), three maps (large to very large, multi-folded; one partly coloured). Mid-19th century half calf over marbled boards. Spine with gilt ornaments and title. Edges sprinkled.
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€800.00
A ‘fortunate’ publication
Jardinière...
Bouteiller, C. Le (ed.)
Jardinière en Fer. [from l'Exposition ].
Paris, C. Le Bouteiller, 1844. Broadsheet (35.8 x 27.3 cm). Hand-coloured engraving on thick wove paper; printed surface ca. 34.5 x 26.5 cm).
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€100.00
A beautifully designed plant rack - as beautifully illustrated
Un Vaze de...
Boyer d'Aguilles, J. B. and J. Coelemans
Un Vaze de fleurs paint par Mario dy fioré [from Recueil d'estampes d'après les tableaux des peintres les plus célèbres d'Italie, des Pays-Bas et de France ].
Paris, Pierre-Jean Mariette, 1744. Single sheet (27.0 x 20.0 cm) on thick laid paper with a fine engraving – in very nice hand-colouring – by Jacques Coelemans. Printed surface ca. 24 x 19 cm. In modern passe partout with salmon linen cover.
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€600.00
An excellent engraving from a rare work