93 items found
Historia Romana. De Bellis Civilibus.
Venice, Bernhard Maler (Pictor), Erhard Ratdolt and Peter Loslein, 1477. Two parts in one. Folio (27.3 x 20.4 cm). 343 [211, 132] leaves. Early 17th-century full vellum. Spine with three raised bands and script title in an old hand. Edges speckled red.Read more
Stradanus, J. [J. van Straet]
Venationes ferarum, avium, piscium. Pugnae bestiariorum: & mutuae bestiarum.
[Antwerpen,] Philip Galle, [ca. 1600]. Oblong folio (27.4 x 35.5 cm). Engraved allegorical title-page; 21 engraved plates with engraved captions. Near contemporary blind quarter vellum over marbled boards.Read more
Hoogstraeten, S. van
Inleyding tot de hooge schoole der Schilderkonst: Anders de Zichtbaere Werelt. Verdeelt in negen Leerwinkels, yder bestiert door eene der Zanggodinnen.
Rotterdam, F. van Hoogstraeten, 1678. Small 4to (20.1 x 15.5 cm). Engraved title, letterpress title in red and black; [xiv], 361, [viii] pp.; Engraved frontispiece portrait by J. Oudaan; 14 folded plates, four text engravings. Contemporary full, polished calf. Spine with five raised bands; compartments rich gilt with floral vignettes and cornerpieces, and red morocco label with gilt title; boards with gilt double fillet borders and gilt floral corner-pieces; gilt floral-ruled board edges. Marbled endpapers. All edges red.Read more
Large garden concert.
[Augsburg, M. Engelbrecht, [ca. 1750]. Seven large, oblong cardboard sheets (ca. 16.0 x 20.0 cm), with fine hand-colouring, being six cards with delicate cut-outs and one backpanel, together forming a garden concert scene. Preserved in contemporary wrappers with handwritten text Concert de Musique.Read more
Eilenburg, C. H.
Kurzer Entwurf der königlichen Naturalienkammer zu Dresden.
Dresden and Leipzig, Walther, 1755. Folio (27.8 x 20.9 cm). Title page with engraved armorial vignette; 102 pp.; two very large, multi-folded engraved plans; several engraved pictorial headpieces and woodcut tailpieces. Contemporary full calf. Spine with five raised bands and gilt title in gilt, ornamental border; boards with ruled borders. Colour-stamped floral endpapers. Edges marbled blue.Read more