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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.
[18th-cent...
[Anonymous but probably Albertus Jonas Brandt]
[18th-century floral design - Peony]
No place, unpublished, but ca. 1800. Single sheet (28.0 x 24.1 cm, visible: 27.0 x 23.5 cm), in early 20th-century floral embossed wooden frame (54.5 x 49.8 cm).
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€620.00
An elegant, detailed watercolour of a peony
[18th-cent...
[Anonymous]
[18th-century floral design - tulips]
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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€350.00
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 - 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
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
Chinese wa...
[Anonymous]
Chinese watercolour from around 1850. Oliva, Angaria, Merica , 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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€425.00
A fine Chinese watercolour of shells on rice paper
[Aquatic a...
[Anonymous]
[Aquatic animals]. Fine drawings of fish, a crustacean and a cone-shell.
No place, not published, ca. 1700. Broadsheet (28.5 x 20.3 cm). Drawings on laid paper.
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€500.00
Fine, red-ink paintings of European fish - and a tropical cone
Chinese wa...
[Anonymous]
Chinese watercolour from around 1850. Babylonia, Pusio, Tonna with hermite crab, turbinid operculum.
China, ca. 1850. 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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€480.00
A fine Chinese watercolour of shells on rice paper
Die elegan...
[Anonymous]
Die elegante Stickerin oder Pracht-Muster im neuesten Modegeschmack zum Sticken und Weissnähen nebst dem vollständigen Alphabet in lateinischer und gothischer Schrift, und einer Anweisung, wie eine Stickerin, ohne zeichnen zu können, sich selbst jedes Muster ab - und aufzeichnen und fortführen kann. Ein Geschenk für das schöne Geschlecht.
Meissen, F. W. Goedsche, [no date, but circa 1820]. 8vo. 4 pp. instruction leaf, and 11 leaves with floral patterns (three double-sized). In original marbled paper covered slipcase (22.2 x 13.2 cm) with mounted pictorial title leaf.
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€720.00
A charming "Biedermeier" style pattern book