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Moslé, [A. G.]
Japanische Kunstwerke. Waffen / Schwertzieraden / Lacke / Gewebe / Bilder / Holzschnitte der Sammlung Moslé.
Leipzig, E. A. Seeman, 1914. In two portfolios. Loose sheets (40.0 x 30.0 cm). Four pp. text leaf with title and index; first portfolio with 102 plates (numbered I-CII); second portfolio with 102 plates (numbered CIII-CCIV). Portfolios size: 41.1 x 30.8 x 3.9 cm.
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A complete set in an unusually good condition
Mucha, A. M.
Documents decoratifs. Planche 46. [Polychrome women and ornaments].
Paris, Librairie Central des Beaux Arts, 1901. Folio (46 x 33 cm). Original print.
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Mysterious women and intricate ornaments: wonderful print from Alphone Mucha's "Documents decoratifs"
Alois Auer...
[Nature printing]
Alois Auer’s Faust. Poligrafisch illustrirte Zeitschrift für Kunst, Wissenschaft, Industrie, und geselliges Leben, begleitet von Kunst-Beilagen aus mehr als 30 Druckfächern . Volume II.
Wien, Auer, 1855. Folio (34.4 x 25.6 cm). 24 issues bound in one. 204, [iv] pp. with text in double columns and with numerous text engravings (several page-sized); and 59 (of 72) separately printed plates, (several double-sized, or larger, folded) in different (colour) printing techniques, including eight (of nine) in nature printing. Contemporary quarter morocco over pebbled boards. Spine with four raised, gilt-ornamented bands and gilt title. Green endpapers. Marbled edges.
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The rediscovery of nature printing - eight wonderful plates
Nilsson, S.
Illuminerade figurer till Skandinaviens fauna, med text utgifne.
Lund, C. F. Berling, [1829]-1840. Folio (25.6 x 17.2 cm). I: Two different title pages (both dated 1832), [iv] (subscribers list), [iv] (dedication), [viii] (preface), [v] systematical index). 100 hand-coloured lithographed plates; II: title page (dated 1840), [i] (dedication leaf), [ii] (preface), [v] (systematical index); 100 hand-coloured engraved plates. All 200 plates with unnumbered, explanatory text leaves. Uniform recent dark green morocco. Spines with five, gilt-bordered raised bands and gilt title; boards with gilt rectangular border and floral corner pieces. Marbled endpapers.
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A seldom-seen complete copy of this beautifully illustrated work on birds and mammals
Luxe etike...
Noordenbos, J.
Luxe etiketten voor wijnen, likeuren, gedestilleerd, limonades, enz.
Rijswijk, J. Noordenbos, [1928]. Small folio (26.0 x 20.1 cm). Stiff, printed wrappers with gilt embossed logo (eagle on wheel) and title.
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The gay twenties come to life in a wonderfully preserved trade catalogue printed in silver and gold
Ploos van Amstel, C.
[Boerendorpje - Country village] Original print, with the use of a secret printing process.
1782. Oblong sheet of thick laid paper (17.5 x 27.8 cm).
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Made with a secret printing process by one of the best 18th-century Dutch illustrators
Paul. Pott...
Potter P.
Paul. Potter delineavit ad vivum. [Jaguars]
[Amsterdam], Nicolaes Visscher, ca. 1650. Oblong folio (18.6 x 24.2 cm). Title page, and seven other engravings (each measuring ca. 14 x 17 cm), numbered 1-8 in the lower right corner outside the printed frame. Later blind quarter vellum over marbled boards.
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The first accurate illustration of a jaguar, by a famous Dutch artist
P. Potter...
Potter P.
P. Potter inventor Marc. de Bye fecit. [Lions]
[Amsterdam], Nicolaes Visscher, 1664. Oblong folio (18.6 x 24.8 cm). Title page, and seven other engravings (each measuring ca. 16 x 21.5 cm), numbered 1-8 in the lower right corner outside the printed frame. Later blind quarter vellum over marbled boards.
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Fine, lively engravings, by a famous Dutch artist
Cochon d’I...
Regnault, [N. F.]
Cochon d’Inde à deux corps. [ Les ecarts de la nature, ou recueil des principales monstruosités que la nature produit dans le genre animal planche 2 ].
[Paris], Regnault, [1775]. Single sheet (26.6 x 18.7 cm). Engraved and finely hand-coloured plate with printed caption.
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An 18th-century illustration as rare as a two-bodied guinea pig
Das Thier...
Seder, A.
Das Thier in der decorativen Kunst. Die Wasserthiere.
Wien, Gerlach & Schenk, 1896. Large folio (55.8 x 43.1 cm). Marvellous chromolithographed title page; one page of text (author’s preface); 14 stunning chromolithographed plates showing animals in a fabulous Art Nouveau style. Contemporary pebbled half linen over brown boards. Front board with gilt title in Jugendstil lettering; spine with gilt title. Patterned endpapers.
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Fantastic Art Nouveau plates of dragons, shells and fish
Séguy, E. A.
Insectes. Vingt planches en phototypie coloriées au patron donnant quatre-vingts insectes et seize compositions décoratives.
Paris, Duchartre et Van Buggenhoudt, [1926]. Folio (45.0 x 32.6 cm). [iv] pp. (Title page, preface and index of scientific names), 20 very fine full colour pochoir plates. The original publisher's portfolio with linen spine and full colour pictorial boards, some lettering in gold. Original ties intact.
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The most breathtaking pochoirs on insects ever published
Fauna und...
Uljanin, B. [N.]
Fauna und Flora des Golfes von Naepel und der angrenzenden Meeres-Abschnitte. Herausgegeben von der zoologischen Station zu Neapel X. Die Arten der Gattung Doliolum im Golfe von Neapel und den angrenzenden Meeresabschnitten.
Leipzig, Wilhelm Engelmann, 1884. Folio (32.1 x 26.2 cm). viii, 140 pp.; 12 lithographed plates. Contemporary quarter calf over marbled boards. Spine with gilt title. Marbled endpapers. Sprinkled edges.
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An essential work on free-swimming (self-propelling) Tunicata