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[Anonymous, but probably A. Malard]

Manuscript on algae.

No place, no publisher, no date [but ca. 1900]. 8vo (various sizes). 65 original parts with hundreds of handwritten notes and drawings in black-and-white and in colour. All contained in an original portfolio, size 25 x 20 x 9.5 cm.

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1.250,00
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A unique manuscript on French algae

[Anonymous]

[18th-century floral design - dragon]

France or the Low Countries, [ca. 1750] Folio sheet (ca. 32.5 x 21.0 cm). Tipped-in in a recent passe-partout.

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250,00
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A fine example of 18th-century Louis XV style flower designs

[Anonymous]

[18th-century floral design - tulips]

France or the Low Countries, [ca. 1750] Folio sheet (ca. 32.5 x 21.0 cm). Tipped-in in a recent passe-partout.

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350,00
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A fine example of 18th-century Louis XV style flower designs

[Anonymous]

[18th-century floral design].

France or the Low Countries, [ca. 1750]. Folio sheet (ca. 32.5 x 21.0 cm). Tipped-in in a recent passe-partout.

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230,00
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A fine example of 18th-century Louis XV style flower designs

[Anonymous]

[18th-century floral design - bouquet]

France or the Low Countries, [ca. 1750] Folio sheet (ca. 32.5 x 21.0 cm). Tipped-in in a recent passe-partout.

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320,00
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A fine example of 18th-century Louis XV style flower designs

[Anonymous]

[18th-century floral design - moons and flowers]

France or the Low Countries, [ca. 1750] Folio sheet (ca. 32.5 x 21.0 cm). Tipped-in in a recent passe-partout.

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125,00
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A fine example of 18th-century Louis XV style flower designs

[Anonymous]

[18th-century floral design - carnations]

France or the Low Countries, [ca. 1750] Folio sheet (ca. 32.5 x 21.0 cm). Tipped-in in a recent passe-partout.

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320,00
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A fine example of 18th-century Louis XV style flower designs

[Anonymous]

[18th-century floral design - daffodils and butterfly]

France or the Low Countries, [ca. 1750] Folio sheet (ca. 32.5 x 21.0 cm). Tipped-in in a recent passe-partout.

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320,00
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A fine example of 18th-century Louis XV style flower designs

[Batak writer]

Pustaha manuscript.

Sumatra, 19th-century. Manuscript on tree bark, folded in harmonica fashion, written on both sides in black ink. Illustrated with some figures and signs, painted red. 16mo (4,6 x 6,5 cm). Covers made of bone, each with a carved, primitive illustration.

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1.100,00
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Unique Pustaha (Batak) manuscript with intriguing carved illustrations on the bone covers

Bolk, L.

Collected works. 1896-1929.

Various places and publishers, 1896-1929. With 189 papers in ten similar volumes. 8vo, or small 4to (smallest and largest volume 22.8 x 15.5 cm and 25.6 x 18.2 cm). About 5,000 pp., 15 original manuscript letters and numerous illustrations. Near uniform...

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12.500,00
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The collected works of Lodewijk 'Louis' Bolk, bound for the author, and including original manuscript letters and annotations

Bonnard, A. [J. D.]

En Chine [Manuscript].

Original manuscript, 1920-[1921]. Handwritten on 516 large (31.0 x 21.0 cm), numbered leaves. Preserved in a modern cloth-covered clamshell box (35.5 x 27.0 x 8.5 cm).

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Breetvelt, H. L. A.

[Art Nouveau]. Two designs for vases.

Delft, unpublished, 1900-1902. Two very large watercolour drawings in two (59.0 x 18.5 cm; and 59.0 x 28.3 cm). Uniform silver-grey frames (95.0 x 48.0 cm; and 95.0 x 61.5 cm).

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10.000,00
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Unique original designs for very rare vases