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Les observ...
Belon, P.
Les observations de plusieurs singularitez et choses memorables, trouvees en Grece, Asie, Iudée, Egypte, Arabie, & autres pays estranges, redigées en trois liures. Reueuz de nouveau & augmentez de figures. Le catalogue contenant le plus notables choses, est en la page fuyuante.
Paris, H. de Marnef & G. Cavellat, 1588. 4to (22.1 x 15.4 cm). [xiv], 468, 1l. 18th century full tree calf. Spine with five raised bands, compartments rich gilt with floral patterns. Red morocco label with gilt title. Marbled endpapers. All edges red.
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€2,500.00
Most richly illustrated edition of this influential work on the history, geography, and natural history of the Near and Middle East
Les observ...
Belon, P.
Les observations de plusieurs singularitez et choses memorables, trouvees en Grece, Asie, Iudée, Egypte, Arabie, & autres pays estranges, redigées en trois liures. Reueuz de nouveau & augmentez de figures. Le catalogue contenant le plus notables choses, est en la page fuyuante.
Anvers [Antwerpen, Antwerp], Christofle Plantin, 1555. Small, thick 8vo (14.3 x 9.4 x 4.5 cm). [lxxvi], 375 numbered leaves [= 749 pp.], one printed leaf with the privilege, one larger, folded map/view. Later vellum. Spine with black printed title.
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€6,500.00
The most influential work on the history, geography and natural history of the Near and Middle East
Atlas hist...
Chatelain, H. A.
Atlas historique, ou nouvelle introduction a l'histoire, à la chronologie & à la geographie ancienne & moderne; Représentée dans de nouvelles cartes, où l'on remarque l'etablissement des etats & empires du Monde, leur durée, leur chûte, & leurs differens gouvernemens; la chronologie des consuls Romains, des papes, des empereurs, des rois & des princes, &c. qui ont été depuis le commencement du Monde, jusq'à présent: et la génealogie des Maisons souveraines de l'Europe. Par Mr. C. *** Avec des dissertations sur l'histoire de chaque Etat. Par Mr. Gueudeville. Tome II. Premiere partie. Qui comprend l'Allemagne, la Prusse, la Hongrie, & la Boheme.
Amsterdam, l'Honoré & Châtelain, 1718. Folio (44.2 x 28.1 cm). Engraved frontispiece by Romeyn de Hoog(h)e; title page in black and red; xii, 90 pp., 45 "tables" [numbered 1-41, 2A, 2B, 2C, 40 1/2 (sic)], which include 37 large, multi-folded maps and/or genealogical representations; and eight multiple paged texts. Contemporary full mottled calf. Spine with seven raised bands, compartments rich gilt with floral patterns and spheres, and one morocco label with gilt title; boards with large gilt, embossed vignette showing Atlas carrying a sphere surrounded by a Louis XIV floral pattern, and two intricate gilt borders; one with spheres at each corner; gilt dentelles. All edges gilt.
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€2,500.00
A fine, nicely bound copy of Chatelain's historical atlas of Germany and adjacent regions
Der Artenw...
Kammerer, P. [and O. Wettstein]
Der Artenwandel auf Inseln und seine Ursachen ermittelt durch Vergleich und Versuch an den Eidechsen der dalmatinischen Eilande. Nebst einem Anhang: Zur Systematik der adriatischen Insel-Eidechsen von Dr. Otto Wettstein.
Wien und Leipzig, Franz Deuticke, 1926. Large 8vo (24.2 x 16.9 cm). xiv, 324 pp., 35 text illustrations, eight large, folded, chromolithographed plates. Original blue cloth with gilt title on the spine and front board.
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€450.00
Dedicated by Kammerer to his daughter Lacerta
Danubius P...
Marsigli, L. F. Comte de Marsilli, L. Graave van
Danubius Pannonico-Mysicus. Observationibus geographicis, astronomicis, hydrographicis, historicis, physicis perlustratus.
Hagae Comitum [The Hague] Gosse, Alberts, & de Hondt; Amsterdam, Uytwerf & Changuion, 1726. Six volumes in six. Imperial folio (58.0 x 40.5 cm). Titles printed in red and black. Six engraved frontispieces, and 283 copper-engraved plates, as well as many text engravings, engraved vignettes and capitals. Signed in the first volume by all four publishers, listing all subscribers, and numbered (#93), identifying this set as that of Adriaan Deynoot (1685-1744). Contemporary uniform full morocco. Spines with eight raised, gilt-ornamented bands, rich gilt compartments and two black morocco labels with gilt titles. Boards with gilt ornamental borders, gilt corner pieces, and gilt dentelles. Marbled endpapers. Edges marbled.
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€28,000.00
First edition of this rare, splendid and opulent work based on the authors' famous Kunstkammer in Bologna
Recherches...
Panofka, T.
Recherches sur les véritables noms des vases grecs et sur leurs différens usages, d'après les auteurs et les monumens anciens.
Paris, Rey et Gravier, 1829. Folio (54.2 x 35.0 cm). 64 pp., nine engraved plates. Original printed boards.
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€1,200.00
Greek vases: an early systematical explanation
Del <em> P...
Rusconi, M. and P. Configliachi
Del Proteo anguino di Laurenti. Monografia.
Pavia, Galeazzi, 1819. Large 4to (30.0 x 22.4 cm). Title page, [iv], 119 pp., four lithographed plates, of which two in double-suite: line drawings and lithographs, (partly) hand-coloured by the second author. Late 19th-century pebbled morocco over marbled boards. Spine with polished morocco label with gilt title. Marbled endpapers, speckled edges.
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€2,500.00
New discoveries in embryology
Die Reptil...
Werner, F. [J. M.]
Die Reptilien und Amphibien Oesterreich-Ungarns und der Occupationsländer.
Wien, A. Pichler's Witwe & Sohn, 1897. 8vo (22.7 x 15.5 cm). Title page, 162 pp., three lithographed plates. Contemporary blind black pebbled half cloth over black leather.
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€250.00
A rare contribution to the herpetology of Eastern Europe and the Balkans