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Cimicum Re...
Costa, A.
Cimicum Regni Neapolitani Centuriae. Centuria [prima], Centuria secunda, Centuria tertia et quartae fragmentum. Cum tabulis I - VIII. [AND] Additamenta ad Centurias Cimicum Regni Neapolitani. [Complete].
Napoli, for the author, 1838-1860. Five parts in three, 4to (ca. 25 x 20 cm). [iv], 266 pp. [74, 41, 41, 71, 39]; eleven finely engraved plates of which six originally hand-coloured, and five in stipple-engraved colour printing. Bound in three, rather similar contemporary bindings, viz. pebbled half cloth over marbled boards. Spine with gilt title. Speckled edges; and uniform green quarter paper over marbled boards with script titles.
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€1,750.00
A very rare complete set including the supplement, which is not recorded in any major bibliography
Daniel. Ho...
[Daniel]
Daniel. Hoc est, Danielis prophetia, & historia graecè.
Tremoniae (Dortmund), Albertus Sartorius, 1560. 8vo (14.4 x 9.1 cm). 75 pp. 19th-century marbled boards.
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€1,500.00
An entirely unknown work
Musée des...
Delarue, [J.]
Musée des Lépidoptères. Collection de papillons de toutes les parties du monde.
Paris, Arnauld de Vresse, [ca. 1840]. Folio (42.0 x 30.1 cm). Gilt-lettered title page; 12 chromolithographed plates with captions, finished by hand, some heightened with silver and gum arabic. Original green cloth with large gilt-embossed decoration and title to front panel and blind-tooled borders.
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€7,500.00
Exceedingly rare book on butterflies, not in any bibliography, nor in any library
Le regne v...
Depuis, A., O. Reveil, et al.
Le regne végétal, divisé en traité de botanique générale, flore médicale, usuelle et industrielle, horticulture botanique et pratique, plantes agricoles et forestières, histoire biographique et bibliographique de la Botanique. [INCLUDING] Dictionnaire étymologique des termes de botanique. [Complete].
Paris, Théodore Morgand, 1864-1871. 17 volumes in 18 [11 text volumes; seven plate volumes] with over 4,200 pp.; and 411 (406 finely hand-coloured) engraved plates with more than 3,000 illustrations, and four large, double-folded engraved maps, printed in red and black. Large 4to (27.1 x 17.1-20.1 cm). Uniform contemporary boards; spines with two morocco labels with gilt titles.
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€3,500.00
A rare complete set of this beautifully illustrated work
Design - L...
Design - Lamps - Original photographs
Design - Lamps - Original Photographs.
Ghent, Emile Schulze, circa 1910-1935. A set of nearly 140 original b/w and full colour photos, mounted, of lamp designs.
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€800.00
A unique collection of early 20th-century European lamp designs
Are you fa...
Elsken, E. van der
Are you famous? La Grande Parade in het Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam.
Amsterdam, Landshoff, 1985. Small 8vo (15.1 x 10.6 cm). 92 pp.; numerous black-and-white photos. Original laminated pictorial paperbound.
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€500.00
A very rare copy: signed by the artist
Die Pflanz...
Esper, E. J. C.
Die Pflanzenthiere in Abbildungen nach der Natur mit Farben erleuchtet nebst Beschreibungen. [AND] Fortzetzungen der Pflanzenthiere in Abbildungen nach der Natur mit Farben erleuchtet nebst Beschreibungen.
Nürnberg, 1791-1806. In four volumes. 4to (text volumes 24.2 x 19.6 cm; atlases 26.4 x 20.2 cm). Title pages, 857 [of 905 in this section] pp. Erster Theil (1791) xii, 320 pp.; Zweiter Theil (1794) 303 pp.; Fortsetzungen. Erster Theil (1797) pp. 1-116; 149-230]; Zwyter Theil pp. 1-24. 395 [of 445] hand-coloured or tinted engraved plates. Near uniform half calf over marbled boards. Spines with gilt chains and black morocco labels with gilt titles. Edges mottled.
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€8,500.00
The most beautiful corals and sponges - originally described and finely figured
Genera Hyd...
Fieber, F. X.
Genera Hydrocoridum secundum ordinem naturalem in familias disposita. Cum tabulis quator. [AND] Species generis Corisa monographice dispositae cum tabulis duabus. [AND] Rhynchotographieen. Drei monograpische [sic] Abhandlungen. [AND] a handwritten letter to a colleague.
Prag [Prague], Gottlieb Haase Söhne, 1851. Three works in one. 4to (26.1 x 20.6 cm). 143 pp. [31; 48; 64], including three title pages; six engraved plates [4; 2; 0]. Contemporary marbled boards with green paper spine cover with script title. Speckled edges.
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€750.00
Correspondence between mid-19th-century hemipterologists: three papers and a letter
Entomologi...
Fieber, F. X.
Entomologische Monographien von Franz Xav. Fieber. Sieben Abhandlungen mit zehn Tafeln in Steinstich.
Prag [Prague], Gottlieb Haase Söhne, 1843 [1844]. Seven works in one. 4to (26.1 x 20.6 cm). Title page, 138 pp. (numbered [279]-416); ten engraved plates. Contemporary marbled boards with green paper spine cover with script title. Speckled edges.
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€200.00
A rare work from the library of Maurice Royer
Putti. Sch...
Gimignani, G.
Putti. Scherzi e givochi diversi de putti.
Rome, [1647]. A suite of 12 different prints (16.0 x 12.7 cm). Original engraved prints.
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€1,500.00
Playful Putti, beautifully engraved
Eléments d...
Guillot, E.
Eléments d'ornamentation pour l'enluminure. Art Egyptien, Assyrien, Grec, Greco-Roman, période Merovingienne, Byzantin, Période Roman. [AND] Ornamentation des manuscripts au Moyen-Age, recueil de documents + lettres ornées, bordures, miniatures, &a + tivés des principaux manuscripts de la Bibliotheque nationale, de diverses bibliothèques et des monuments de l'époque. XIII siècle [AND] XIV siècle. [AND] Alphabets de style Moyen-Age Renaissance d'après des documents authentiques des XIe, XIIIe, XIVe, XVe et XVIe siècle [AND] Elements d'ornamentation du XVIe au XVIIIe siècle. Tirés des manuscripts, des imprimès, des estampes de la Bibliotheque nationale et des monuments historique de l'époque. XVIe Siècle [AND] XVIIe et XVIIIe siècle.
Paris, Turgis Fils, [1890-1898]. Six works in six. Oblong small folio (14.1 x 22.0 cm). 96 lithographed plates of which 80 polychromatic in 15 colours. Uniform quarter cloth over pictorial full-colour boards.
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€350.00
Two thousand years of colourful design
Plantae Al...
Hacquet, B.
Plantae Alpinae carniolicae collegit et descripsit.
Vienna, Sumptibus Joannis Pauli Kraus, 1782. 4to (28.4 x 21.0 cm). 16 pp.; five very large, folded engraved plates. Contemporary marbled wrappers.
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€1,800.00
With magnificent plates