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Bonaparte, L.

Vases etrusques de Lucien Bonaparte Prince de Canino. 1-2 Livraison. [Atlas].

[Viterbo, C. Tosoni], 1830. Elephant folio (76.0 x 53.5 cm). Ten unnumbered chromolithographed and hand-coloured plates. Original portfolio (79.0 x 55.5 cm); boards with printed title mounted.

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An exceedingly rare, magnificent atlas of Etruscan and Greek art by Napoleon Bonaparte's brother

Bruin, C., De [De Bruyn or Bruijn]

Reizen over Moskovie, door Persie en Indie: verrykt met driehondert kunstplaten, vertoonende de beroemste lantschappen en steden, ook de byzondere dragten, beesten,...

Amsterdam, R. and G. Wetstein, J. Oosterwyk and H. van de Gaete, 1714. Folio (33.3 x 21.1 cm). Allegorical frontispiece (by Picart, dated 1711), title page (in red and black), engraved portrait of de Bruyn (by G. Kneller), [vi], 472, [xii] pp., and 260...

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One of the most richly illustrated voyages through Russia

Diderot, D. and J. d'Alembert (eds.)

[Dictionnaire des sciences, des arts et des métiers, par une société de gens de lettres. Mis en ordre et publié par M***]. Recueil des planches, sur les sciences...

Paris, Briasson, etc. 1762. Folio (39.5 x 25.3 cm). Letterpress half title, title page with engraved vignette, text and 269 plates. Contemporary uniform full calf. Spines wih six raised bands, rich gilt compartments and gilt titles. Marbled endpapers. Red...

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A fine copy of the first atlas of the famous Dictionnaire by Diderot and d'Alembert

Duppa, R.

Travels on the continent, Sicily and the Lipari Islands. Second edition.

London, Longman, Rees, Orme, and Co., 1829. Large 8vo (26.8 x 17.2 cm). x, 494, [ii] pp.; 21 fine engraved plates, and 34 text engravings. Contemporary grained half morocco over marbled boards. Spine with five raised, stipple-gilted bands; compartments with...

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Travels of an inquisitive mind

Gumilla, J.

Histoire naturelle, civile et géographique de l'Orenoque et des principales rivières qui s'y jettent. Dans laquelle on traite du gouvernement, des usages et des...

Avignon, Marseille, Desaint et Saillant, 1758. In three volumes. 12mo (16.5 x 9.5 cm). One large folded engraved map of the area of the Venezuelan river Orinoco and two folded engraved plates. Contemporary uniform mottled calf with gilt vignette on front...

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"One of the most curious and interesting hitherto published upon the country of the Orinoco" (Sabin)

Karrer, F.

Geologie der Kaiser Franz Josefs Hochquellen-Wasserleitung. Eine Studie in den Tertiär-Bildungen am Westrande des alpinen Theiles der Niederung von Wien.

Wien, Hölder, 1877. Large 4to (33.5 x 25.5 cm). xiii, 420 pp. 96 text engravings, 20 folded profiles, maps and lithographed plates, mostly coloured and several very large (size up to 32 x 100 cm), seven folded charts and tables. Later half cloth with paper...

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A masterpiece

Panofka, T.

Recherches sur les véritables noms des vases grecs et sur leurs différens usages, d'après les auteurs et les monumens anciens.

Paris, Rey et Gravier, 1829. Folio (54.2 x 35.0 cm). 64 pp., nine engraved plates. Original printed boards.

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Greek vases: an early systematical explanation

Pavie, A.

Mission Pavie Indo-Chine 1879-1895. Géographie et voyages. I. Exposé des travaux de la mission (Introduction, première et deuxième périodes = 1879 à 1889).

Paris, Ernest Leroux [text volumes]; Augustin Challamel [atlas], 1898-1919. Ten volumes in 11 (ten text volumes and one atlas). Large 4to. (28.0 x 22.0 cm). Title pages, 3981 pp., 64 maps, 121 plates of which 33 in full colour; about 700 text figures. All...

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A rare and essential work about the history, natural history and geography of former French Southeast Asia

Poortenaar, J.

De Boroboedoer. Zes etsen door Jan Poortenaar, Inleiding van Prof. Dr. N. J. Krom.

[Naarden, privately published, 1929]. Folio (37.9 x 28.0 cm). Two leafs of text and six fine etchings under passe-partouts, all signed and numbered in pencil, this being #161. All as issued with the original cloth portfolio with gilt title on front.

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A rare, limited edition, well-preserved

Rüppell, E.

Reisen in Nubien, Kordofan und dem petraeischen Arabien vorzueglich in geographisch-statisticher Hinsicht.

Frankfurt [am Main], Friedrich Wilmans, 1829. Large 8vo (23.0 x 13.1 cm). xxvi, 388 pp. eight folded engravings and five maps on four folded sheets (combined numbering is 1-12, with two maps on plate 10). In an expertly made period-style speckled half calf...

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A very good, complete copy of the first edition

Schmidt, R. R.

Die diluviale Vorzeit Deutschlands.

Stuttgart, E. Schweizerbart (Nägele und Dr. Sproesser), 1912. Very large 4to (35.5 x 30.0 cm). xiii, 283 pp.; 47 engraved or heliogravure plates with explanatory text leaves, loose in rear pocket. Original quarter vellum over cloth boards. Gilt title on...

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With fine photographic plates of Neanderthal skulls and bones