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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
[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
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; 13 leaves with floral patterns (four 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