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Cadillac....
[Cars] Cadillac
Cadillac. [Large, luxurious Catalogue]
[Detroit], Cadillac, ca. 1925. Oblong folio (41.0 x 56.0 cm). 14 large, chromolithographed plates (25.5 x 38.2 cm) mounted on printed, numbered leaves inside ornamental borders. Printed wrappers with pattern of Cadillac emblems.
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€1,150.00
A mysterious, extremely large and sumptuous Cadillac brochure
Profil per...
Chouchan, M. and N. Bourbaki
Profil perdu Bourbaki. Enquête sur un Mathématician Polycéphale.
Paris, France Culture, 1990. Two audio cassettes (11.0 x 7.0 x 3.3 cm) with printed labels in original transparent plastic wrappers (unopened).
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€750.00
Bourbaki speaks!
[Collectio...
Compton, E. H.
[Collection of mind-blowing insect-paintings by an artist famous as 'Bergmahler'.]
Germany, unpublished, 1906-1960. Five near uniformly sized sketch books (ca. 22.0 x 17.0 cm), and 28 loose leaves (size 22.5 x 13.5 cm or larger) with fine illustrations of - mainly - insects. Two large ones in uniform wooden frames (oblong, sizes 29.5 x 55.0 cm; 29.5 x 66.2 cm.
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€17,500.00
Utterly stunning original drawings by the GOD of entomological illustration
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
Hippiatria...
Fayser, J.
Hippiatria. Gründlicher Bericht und aller ordennlichste Beschreibung der bewerten Roßartzney.
Augsburg, M. Manger für G. Willer, 1576. Folio (30.6 x 20.6 cm). Title page in red and black with elaborate pictorial woodcut border; woodcut coat of arms on verso; 182 pp. [(xxiv) (including one full-page woodcut portrait by or after Jost Amman and one blank), 154, (iv)]; one double-sized, folded plate. Text with woodcut initials and end pieces. Contemporary limp vellum with blind stamped borders and ornaments; black central piece and corner pieces. Spine paper-covered, with paper label with title in an old hand. Edges blue.
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€3,200.00
Renowned for its wonderful oval illustration of a galloping horse
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