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[Original watercolour sketches of French landscapes]

[France], no place, no publisher, ca. 1863-1890. 13 oblong sheets (22.3 x 29.2 cm), all with fine watercolour paintings, either full-sized, or smaller, in a drawn rectangular frame. And one drawing on slightly smaller paper, more sketchy, in pencil.

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"Cote d'Azur" in 1890 - fine watercolours

Adriani, N. and A. C. Kruyt

De Bare'e-sprekende Toradja's van Midden-Celebes. [Complete in four volumes].

Batavia, Landsdrukkerij, 1912-1914. In four volumes. Text in three 8vo volumes (26.5 x 18.0 cm) [AND] atlas in folio portfolio (37.0 x 26.5 cm). 1,636 pp., 58 photographs on 26 sheets, 13 coloured plates of which seven partly in full colour, and four coloured...

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A classic anthropological monograph

[Aerial photos]

Lagrave-Chorges, 1952.

Paris, Institut Géographique National, 1952. 36 original large, square aerial photos (each 19.0 x 19.0 cm). In a matching envelope from the publisher.

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Alpine mountains, glaciers, lakes, in great detail

[Aerial photos]

Mont Blanc and Chamonix in 1939.

Paris, Institut Géographique National, 1939. 64 original oblong aerial photos (each 13.0 x 18.0 cm).

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Higher than Mont Blanc: rare set of aerial photos from the Alps

Agassiz, L.

Untersuchungen über die Gletscher. [Text volume].

Solothurn, Jent & Gassmann, 1841. 8vo (21.9 x 14.2 cm). Half-title, title page, xii, 327 pp. Later buckram, with gilt title on the spine. Printed front wrapper bound in.

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Allemann, F.

Geologische Karte Fürstentum Liechtenstein.

[Vaduz], Regierung des Fürstentums Liechtenstein, 1953. Large (67 x 102 cm), folded map, consisting of 25 rectangular sheets in full colour, mounted on linen. Handwritten and stamped label on the front-facing part of the linen map verso.

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The rare, very detailed geological and geographical map of Liechtenstein

Arnold, F.

Halenza's neuestes Rhein-Panorama von Mainz bis Cöln. Einziges, durch die Berliner und Frankfurter Künstler gefässtes Urtheil, anerkanntes Kustwerk. Panorama du Rhin...

Mainz, J. Halenza, [1880]. Two parts in two. 8vo (text: 26.4 x 16.2 cm). Title page, 24 pp (in English). Panorama: One folding lithographed view by F. Foltz (27 x 230 cm). Contained in original printed boards with the German title on one board, and the...

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A fine Rhine panorama with the rare English text

Auer, A.,

Die Entdeckung des Naturselbstdruckes oder die Erfindung ganzen Herbarien, Stoffen, Spitzen, Stickereien und überhaupt allen Originalien und Copien... als auch mit...

Wien, K.K. Hof- und Staatsdruckerei, 1854. 4to (33.0 x 25.8 cm). 75 pp. of text in double column in four languages; German, English, Italian and French. With 15 (of 19) nature printed plates and four lithographed facsimile letters at the end. Later blind...

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Rare first edition of Auer's most famous publication

Ball, J. (ed.)

Peaks, passes and glaciers. A series of excursions by members of the Alpine Club. Fifth edition.

London, Longman, Green, Longman & Roberts, 1860. 8vo (17.3 x 11.9 cm). xiii, 328 pp., one folded map of Mont Blanc as a frontispiece and seven additional tinted maps. Later pebbled half cloth over marbled boards. Gilt title on the spine. Blue endpapers....

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Walks through the mid-19th-century Alps, with fine maps and itineraries

Barral, P.

Mémoire sur l'histoire naturelle de l'Isle de Corse, avec un catalogue lythologique de cette isle et des réflexions sommaires sur l'existence physique de notre globe....

London and Paris, Molini and Onfroy, 1783. Small 8vo (19.6 x 12.6 cm). viii, 126 pp, one engraved text-vignette and one folded hand-coloured engraved early geological map. Included: the work by Feydel, Paris, Garnery, an VII (1799). [iv], 112 pp., one...

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Two important papers on Corsica or Corse, combined

Beguin, J.

Les elemens de chymie de M. Iean Beguin aumosnier du roy. Reueuz, notez, expliquez, & augmentez, par I. L. D. R. B. IC. E. M. En cette derniere edition ont esté...

Lyon, Claude Chancey, 1665. Small 8vo (15.6 x 9.5 cm). Title page with wood engraving, [xiv], 384, [xxiv] pp. Three wood engravings in the text. Twentieth century full calf. Spine with five gilt-lined raised bands; compartments with small gilt floral...

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Rare early treatise on chemistry with illustrations of furnaces, distillery equipment and more

Belanger, L. and P. Vanlerberghe and S. Malgo

View of the torrent of the Lutschinen, and of the glaciers where it takes its source - Vue du torrent de la Lutschinenen Suisse, et des glaciers ou il prend sa source.

London, G. & W. Nicoll, 1800. Broadsheet (71.0 x 56.0 cm). Aquatint, finished by hand.

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Magnificent early view on the Lutchinen waterfalls