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[Acupuncture]

Juko Jushikei Hakki.

Juko Jushikei Hakki. Three parts in one volume. Kyoto (?), Enami Jinbee, Genroku 8 (= 1685). 4to size (27.0 x 19.0 cm). Xylographically printed on 69 double leaves folded in an accordion, or oriental, style, with 16 full-page woodcut plates. Original blue...

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Very rare illustrated work on acupuncture.

[Anonymous dendrologist]

Tropical (Malayan archipelago) xylotheque in wooden box.

Indonesia, ca. 1950-1960. 114 wood-samples, each of ca. 10 x 7.5 x 1 cm, with printed labels. Preserved in tailor-made wooden box (37.5 x 29.5 x 12.5 cm). With metal clasps.

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950,00
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A fine collection of uniform tropical - Malayan - wood samples

[Anonymous]

Die elegante Stickerin oder Pracht-Muster im neuesten Modegeschmack zum Sticken und Weissnähen nebst dem vollständigen Alphabet in lateinischer und gothischer Schrift,...

Meissen, F. W. Goedsche, [no date, but circa 1820]. 8vo. 4 pp. instruction leaf, and 11 leaves with floral patterns (three double-sized). In original marbled paper covered slipcase (22.2 x 13.2 cm) with mounted pictorial title leaf.

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A charming "Biedermeier" style pattern book

[Anonymous]

[Antique book case (Italian)]

Italy, ca. 1700. Wooden box (16.5 x 17.0 x 9.2 cm). With mother-of-pearl and brass thread inlays. Brass hook and handle.

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A treasure - for preserving treasures

Aubin, J. M. A.

Mission scientifique au Mexique et dans l'Amérique Centrale, ouvrage publié par ordre du Ministre de l'Instruction publique. Recherches historiques et archéologiques....

Paris, Imprimerie Nationale, 1885. Large 4to and matching folio (36.0 x 27.8 cm). xi, 106 pp., five chromolithographed facsimile plates. In issues. Later portfolio, half cloth over marbled boards. Gilt title on the spine.

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The archaeological findings of this important French expedition to Mexico

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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1.250,00
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Rare first edition of Auer's most famous publication

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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750,00
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Two important papers on Corsica or Corse, combined

Belon, P.

Les observations de plusieurs singularitez et choses memorables, trouvees en Grece, Asie, Iudée, Egypte, Arabie, & autres pays estranges, redigées en trois liures....

Paris, H. de Marnef & G. Cavellat, 1588. 4to (22.1 x 15.4 cm). [xiv], 468, 1l. 18th century full tree calf. Spine with five raised bands, compartments rich gilt with floral patterns. Red morocco label with gilt title. Marbled endpapers. All edges red.

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Most richly illustrated edition of this influential work on the history, geography, and natural history of the Near and Middle East

Berg, A.

Die Preussische Expedition nach Ost-Asien. Ansichten aus Japan, China und Siam. Heft 1.

Berlin, R. von Decker, 1864. Elephant folio (65.4 x 53.4 cm). Title page with coat of arms of the Prussian King, followed by 6 plates, each with a page of explanatory text in German, English and French. Two of the plates are fine, delicate chromolithographs....

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A very rare series of much larger, elephant folio size views

Berville, P.

Scientific instrument: "La chambre claire universelle".

Paris, P. Berville, [ca. 1900]. Small 8vo (explanatory booklet). 28 pp., pictorial wrappers.[AND] complete scientific instrument including 12 different lenses. In original pebbled cloth-covered box (27.5 x 6.3 x 3.5 cm).

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The universal camera lucida - explained

Biebuyck, J. and A. Massonet

Aux amateurs de grands vins de Champagne en Belgique. [AND] An original drawing by Massonet.

Bruxelles, J. E. Goossens, 1933. Folio (35.6 x 27.1 cm). [26] pp.; 10 full colour plates. Original embossed soft boards.

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A rare work illustrated by Armand Massonet with one of his original drawings added

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