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Juko Jushi...
[Acupuncture]
Juko Jushikei Hakki.
Juko Jushikei Hakki. Three parts in one volume. Kyoto (?), Enami Jinbee, Genroku 8 (= 1685). 4to size (27.0 x 19.0 cm). Xylographically printed on 69 double leaves folded in an accordion, or oriental, style, with 16 full-page woodcut plates. Original blue paper wrappers with xylographic text vignette on front. Contained in a modern blue cloth box made in Japanese style.
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€3,000.00
Very rare illustrated work on acupuncture.
Farbige Rä...
[Anonymous architect]
Farbige Räume und Bauten. [German Art Deco interior designs].
Stuttgart, G. Siegle, ca. 1929. Oblong folio (25.0 x 35.0 cm). 30 plates, numbered 1-30, each with one to three interior designs printed in colour, including silver and gilt.
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€800.00
Wandschmuck und Raumkunst, or: rare German interior design
Four proof...
[Anonymous but probably 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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€600.00
Four unique proof plates of insects from near Dresden
[18th-cent...
[Anonymous]
[18th-century floral design - dragon]
France or the Low Countries, [ca. 1750] Folio sheet (ca. 32.5 x 21.0 cm). Tipped-in in a recent passe-partout.
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€250.00
A fine example of 18th-century Louis XV style flower designs
[18th-cent...
[Anonymous]
[18th-century floral design].
France or the Low Countries, [ca. 1750]. Folio sheet (ca. 32.5 x 21.0 cm). Tipped-in in a recent passe-partout.
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€230.00
A fine example of 18th-century Louis XV style flower designs
[18th-cent...
[Anonymous]
[18th-century floral design - bouquet]
France or the Low Countries, [ca. 1750] Folio sheet (ca. 32.5 x 21.0 cm). Tipped-in in a recent passe-partout.
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€320.00
A fine example of 18th-century Louis XV style flower designs
[18th-cent...
[Anonymous]
[18th-century floral design - moons and flowers]
France or the Low Countries, [ca. 1750] Folio sheet (ca. 32.5 x 21.0 cm). Tipped-in in a recent passe-partout.
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€125.00
A fine example of 18th-century Louis XV style flower designs
[18th-cent...
[Anonymous]
[18th-century floral design - carnations]
France or the Low Countries, [ca. 1750] Folio sheet (ca. 32.5 x 21.0 cm). Tipped-in in a recent passe-partout.
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€320.00
A fine example of 18th-century Louis XV style flower designs
[18th-cent...
[Anonymous]
[18th-century floral design - daffodils and butterfly]
France or the Low Countries, [ca. 1750] Folio sheet (ca. 32.5 x 21.0 cm). Tipped-in in a recent passe-partout.
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€320.00
A fine example of 18th-century Louis XV style flower designs
[Antique b...
[Anonymous]
[Antique book case (Italian)]
Italy, ca. 1700. Wooden box (16.5 x 17.0 x 9.2 cm). With mother-of-pearl and brass thread inlays. Brass hook and handle.
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€1,700.00
A treasure - for preserving treasures
Chinese wa...
[Anonymous]
Chinese watercolour from around 1850. Ficus, Anadara, Neritina, Buccinum , etc.
A fine watercolour depicting shells on pith paper. Oblong, 15.0 x 23.0 cm. Glass covered. In simple but elegant frame of 27.0 x 34.0 cm.
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€350.00
A fine Chinese watercolour of shells on rice paper
Chinese wa...
[Anonymous]
Chinese watercolour from around 1850. Oliva, Fissurella, Arca, Fulgonaria (?), etc.
A fine watercolour depicting shells on pith paper. Oblong, 15.0 x 23.0 cm. Glass covered. In simple but elegant frame of 27.0 x 34.0 cm.
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€380.00
A fine Chinese watercolour of shells on rice paper