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100 stereographic views of Egypt in original box, with the text volume and a stereoscope viewer

100 stereographic views of Egypt in original box, with the text volume and a stereoscope viewer 100 stereographic views of Egypt in original box, with the text volume and a stereoscope viewer 100 stereographic views of Egypt in original box, with the text volume and a stereoscope viewer 100 stereographic views of Egypt in original box, with the text volume and a stereoscope viewer 100 stereographic views of Egypt in original box, with the text volume and a stereoscope viewer View picture(s)

1 [BAKER, Charles H.].
Egypt through the stereoscope.
[New York and London. Underwood & Underwood, 1905]. 100 stereographic views, loose in original publisher's book-shaped cloth box (19.5 x 16 x 10 cm). Full description >>

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Rare print series by celebrated marine painter Ludolf Bakhuizen

Rare print series by celebrated marine painter Ludolf Bakhuizen Rare print series by celebrated marine painter Ludolf Bakhuizen Rare print series by celebrated marine painter Ludolf Bakhuizen Rare print series by celebrated marine painter Ludolf Bakhuizen View picture(s)

2 BAKHUIZEN (BACKHUYSEN), Ludolf.
d'Y Stroom, en zeegezichten.
Amsterdam, "1701" [= ca. 1751]. Foolscap oblong 1mo (33 x 42 cm). Loose sheets (formerly side-stitched through 2 holes) inserted in modern portfolio. Untrimmed, leaving all deckles intact. Engraved calligraphic title-page (16.5 x 23.8 cm), mezzotint portrait of Bakhuizen (18.5 x 14.4 cm), probably by Jacob Gole, with a 4-line Latin verse by Joan van Broekhuizen printed from a separate plate, and 10 etched plates, the first with a 6-line Dutch verse by Bakhuizen printed from a separate plate. The first plate measures 19.7 x 25.9 cm, the others ca. 17.5 x 23.5 cm. [12] engraved ll. Full description >>

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€ 18.500,00

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First edition of an account of the Jesuit Mission in Syria, with a description of the region & people

First edition of an account of the Jesuit Mission in Syria, with a description of the region & people First edition of an account of the Jesuit Mission in Syria, with a description of the region & people First edition of an account of the Jesuit Mission in Syria, with a description of the region & people First edition of an account of the Jesuit Mission in Syria, with a description of the region & people View picture(s)

3 BESSON, Joseph.
La Syrie Sainte. Ou la mission de Jesus et des peres de la compagnie de Jesus en Syrie.
Paris, Jean Henault, 1660. 2 parts in 1 volume. 8vo. Contemporary mottled tanned sheepskin, with gold-tooled fillets on the spine and boards. With a woodcut vignette on title (with an angel protecting a man from a fire-breathing monster); a folding engraved map of Syria (including Lebanon, eastern Cyprus, and Palestine as far south as Gaza and the Dead Sea), with an inset map of the Lebanese coast from Beirut to Lebanese Tripoli; woodcut decorated initials, head and tailpieces, and headpieces built up from cast fleurons. [24], 232, [24]; 269, [35] pp. Full description >>

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Rudimentary one-page primer of "Gilbertese", from the first printing office in Micronesia

Rudimentary one-page primer of "Gilbertese", from the first printing office in Micronesia View picture(s)

4 [BINGHAM, Minerva Clarissa (née Brewster)].
[Kingsmill primer].
[Ponape Island (Micronesia), Mission Press, 1858]. 4to (24 x 20 cm). Set in roman type with rules dividing the page into 5 compartments. [1] leaf. Full description >>

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Best edition of Brunet's legendary Manuel du Librairie et de l'amateur de livres

Best edition of Brunet's legendary Manuel du Librairie et de l'amateur de livres View picture(s)

5 BRUNET, Jacques-Charles.
Manuel du Librairie et de l'amateur de livres.
Paris, Firmin Didot Frères, Fild, et Cie, 1860-1880. 8 volumes (6 volumes + 2 supplement volumes). Large 8vo. Contemporary half morocoo. Full description >>

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Beautifully illustrated expeditions searching for ancient Egyptian antiquities

Beautifully illustrated expeditions searching for ancient Egyptian antiquities Beautifully illustrated expeditions searching for ancient Egyptian antiquities Beautifully illustrated expeditions searching for ancient Egyptian antiquities Beautifully illustrated expeditions searching for ancient Egyptian antiquities View picture(s)

6 CAILLIAUD, Frédéric and Bernardino DROVETTI.
Voyage a l'Oasis de Thèbes et dans les déserts situés a l'orient et a l'occident de la Thébaïde, fait pendant les années 1815, 1816, 1817 et 1818.
Paris, Royal press, 1821. With 24 numbered engraved plates, including 2 engraved maps (1 folding), 1 plate coloured by hand and 1 double-page. [2 blank], XVII, [1], 120; [12], 28 pp. Full description >>

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Acclaimed study of Thévenot's Relations des divers voyages curieux, including Balbi's Viaggio dell' Indie-Orientale

Acclaimed study of Thévenot's Relations des divers voyages curieux, including Balbi's Viaggio dell' Indie-Orientale Acclaimed study of Thévenot's Relations des divers voyages curieux, including Balbi's Viaggio dell' Indie-Orientale View picture(s)

7 CAMUS, Armand Gaston.
Memoire sur la collection des grandes et petites voyages et sur la collection des voyages de Melchisedech Thévenot.
Paris, Baudouin, 1802. 4to. 19th-century brown half morocco, marbled sides and endpapers, red sprinkled edges. [8], 401, [3] pp. Full description >>

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€ 8.500,00

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Satirical work on British upper-class life, with 24 coloured aquatints

Satirical work on British upper-class life, with 24 coloured aquatints Satirical work on British upper-class life, with 24 coloured aquatints Satirical work on British upper-class life, with 24 coloured aquatints Satirical work on British upper-class life, with 24 coloured aquatints Satirical work on British upper-class life, with 24 coloured aquatints View picture(s)

8 CARELESS, John (pseudonym).
The old English 'squire. "A jovial gay fox hunter, bold, frank and free." A poem in ten cantos.
London, Howlett and Brimmer for Thomas M'Lean, 1821. Large octavo (29.5 x 20.5 cm). 19th-century polished blue morocco, gold-tooled spine, marbled endpapers (ZAEHNSDORF). With 24 hand-coloured aquatints, each plate with a title, two lines of verse, and an imprint dated May 1821. VIII, 136 pp. Full description >>

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Great Elzevier edition of three of the greatest works of modern Western thought: on physics, philosophy and emotions

Great Elzevier edition of three of the greatest works of modern Western thought: on physics, philosophy and emotions Great Elzevier edition of three of the greatest works of modern Western thought: on physics, philosophy and emotions Great Elzevier edition of three of the greatest works of modern Western thought: on physics, philosophy and emotions Great Elzevier edition of three of the greatest works of modern Western thought: on physics, philosophy and emotions View picture(s)

9 DESCARTES, René.
Opera philosophica. Editio tertia, nunc demum hac editione diligenter recognita, & mendis expurgata.
Comprising:
(1) Principia philosophiae.
(2) Specimina philosophiae: seu Dissertatio de methodo ...: dioptrice, et meteora.
(3) Passiones animae, ...
[each part-title:] Amsterdam, Louis & Daniel Elzevier, 1656. 3 parts in 1 volume. 4to. Contemporary vellum, sewn on 4 vellum tapes, laced through the joints, title in ink on spine. With a general title-page without imprint and 3 part-titles, each part-title with the same Elzevier woodcut olive-tree device, part 1 with an engraved portrait of the author by Frans van Schooten, dated 1644, with a 6-line verse by Constantijn Huygens, and parts 1 & 2 with numerous woodcut diagrams and other illustrations in the text (some full-page). Further with woodcut tailpieces and decorated initials (3 series). [40], 222; [16], 248; [24], 92, [4] pp. Full description >>

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€ 1.250,00

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Life and customs in the Ottoman Empire, described by a former Christian slave

Life and customs in the Ottoman Empire, described by a former Christian slave Life and customs in the Ottoman Empire, described by a former Christian slave Life and customs in the Ottoman Empire, described by a former Christian slave Life and customs in the Ottoman Empire, described by a former Christian slave View picture(s)

10 DJURDJEVIC, Bartol (Bartholomeus GEORGIEVITZ)
Voiage de la saincte cite de Hierusalem. Jointe la description des citez, villes, ports, lieux, & autres passages. Ensemble les ceremonies des Turcs ...
Liège, printed by Leonard Streel for Lambert de la Coste, 1600. 2 parts in 1 volume. 4to. 18th-century calf, gold-tooled spine with 19th-century gold-tooled morocco title label, gold-tooled turn-ins, curl-marbled endpapers. With 2 headpieces built up from cast fleurons and several initials. [32], [32] lvs. Full description >>

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€ 17.500,00

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Very rare contemporary account of an abortive Muslim slave revolt in Malta

Very rare contemporary account of an abortive Muslim slave revolt in Malta View picture(s)

11 [FREIRE, Manuel Tomás da Silva?].
[Drop-title:] Sucinta relaçam do ultimo naufragio, e fim que teve o famozo Baxá de Rhodes, primeiro, e o mais perfido autor da conspiraçao ideada contra toda a ilha de Malta.
[Lisbon], [Jozé da Silva da Natividade?], [1749?]. 4to. Disbound. Kept in a modern portfolio with the title in gold. First page with a woodcut of a sinking ship (4 x 5.5 cm). Set in roman types with incidental italic. 8 pp. Full description >>

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Only copy located of first Spanish edition of Giulio's meditations, printed in Havana

Only copy located of first Spanish edition of Giulio's meditations, printed in Havana Only copy located of first Spanish edition of Giulio's meditations, printed in Havana Only copy located of first Spanish edition of Giulio's meditations, printed in Havana View picture(s)

12 GIULIO, Giovanni Domenico.
Noches de Santa Maria Magdalena en forma de meditaciones.
Havana, press of the Capitanía General de Cuba, 1808. Small 8vo in 4s (14 x 10 cm). Contemporary half tanned, sprinkled sheepskin(?), sewn on 2 recessed cords, gold-tooled spine with gold-tooled morocco label, shell-marbled sides. With decorated rules built up from cast fleurons. [2], VI, "197" [= 199], [1 blank] pp. Full description >>

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€ 3.500,00

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Godinho's important account of his journey through India and the Middle East

Godinho's important account of his journey through India and the Middle East Godinho's important account of his journey through India and the Middle East Godinho's important account of his journey through India and the Middle East View picture(s)

13 GODINHO, Manuel.
Relação do novo caminho que fez por terra, e mar, vindo da India para Portugal no anno de 1663.
Lisbon, Henrique Valente de Oliveira, 1665. Small 4to (19.5 x 14.5). Contemporary sprinkled calf, rebacked with original gold-tooled backstrip laid-down, red sprinkled edges. With engraved coat of arms of the dedicatee Luís de Vasconcelos e Sousa (1636-1720), 3rd Count of Castelo Melhor. [12], 188 pp. Full description >>

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€ 25.000,00

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Graesse's monumental general bibliography

Graesse's monumental general bibliography View picture(s)

14 GRAESSE, Jean George Théodore.
Trésor de livres rares et précieux ou nouveau dictionnaire bibliographique
Milan, G.G. Görlich, 1950. 8 volumes, incl. supplement. Folio. Cloth. Full description >>

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€ 450,00

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12 coloured views and costumes of North Holland, presented as souvenir to the English Quaker prison reformer Elisabeth Fry

12 coloured views and costumes of North Holland, presented as souvenir to the English Quaker prison reformer Elisabeth Fry 12 coloured views and costumes of North Holland, presented as souvenir to the English Quaker prison reformer Elisabeth Fry 12 coloured views and costumes of North Holland, presented as souvenir to the English Quaker prison reformer Elisabeth Fry 12 coloured views and costumes of North Holland, presented as souvenir to the English Quaker prison reformer Elisabeth Fry 12 coloured views and costumes of North Holland, presented as souvenir to the English Quaker prison reformer Elisabeth Fry View picture(s)

15 GREEVEN, Hendrik, and others.
[Binding-title:] Souvenirs de la Hollande. Prix 9-50 fl:
[Imprint on prints:] Amsterdam, Frans Buffa & sons, [1840]. Imperial 4to (34 x 25 cm). Contemporary half maroon morocco, on 4 recessed cords, lighter maroon cloth sides, gold-tooled red morocco title-label on front board. Each plate with a tissue guard bound in before it. Rebacked with black cloth over the original morocco. Collection of 12 lithographic plates, beautifully coloured by a contemporary hand and highlighted with gum arabic. 4 plates note that they were drawn (3 also lithographed) by Hendrik Greeven and 2 lithographed by Desguerrois et Co. [12] lithographed ll. Full description >>

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€ 2.750,00

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25 catalogues concerning Spain, Portugal and Latin America

25 catalogues concerning Spain, Portugal and Latin America View picture(s)

16 HIERSEMANN, Karl Wilhelm.
[Collection of 25 catalogues concerning Spain, Portugal and Latin America].
Leipzig, Karl Wilhelm Hiersemann, ca. 1910-1930. 25 volumes. 8vo. All in original printed paper wrappers. Full description >>

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€ 600,00

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The catalogue of the Huth Library, one of 130 copies, together with the sale catalogue

The catalogue of the Huth Library, one of 130 copies, together with the sale catalogue View picture(s)

17 HUTH, Henry.
The Huth Library. A Catalogue of the Printed Books, manuscripts, autograph letters, and engravings, collected by Henry Huth, with collations and bibliographical descriptions.
London, Ellis and White, 1880. 5 volumes. Large 8vo. Half leather, tops gilt. With frontispiece portrait. Full description >>

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First substantial English translation of Ibn Batuta's travels through the Islamic world and beyond

First substantial English translation of Ibn Batuta's travels through the Islamic world and beyond First substantial English translation of Ibn Batuta's travels through the Islamic world and beyond View picture(s)

18 IBN BATUTA and Samuel LEE (translator & editor).
The travels of Ibn Batuta; translated from the abridged Arabic manuscript copies, preserved in the public library of Cambridge. With notes, illustrative of the history, geography, botany, antiquities, &c. occurring throughout the work.
Including: Report of the proceedings of the first general meeting of the subscribers to the Oriental translation fund, with the prospectus, report of the committee and regulations.
London, printed for the Oriental Translation Committee (colophon: by J.L. Cox) and sold by J. Murray, Parbury, Allen & Co. and Howel & Stewart, 1829. Large 4to (32 x 25.5). Contemporary paper wrappers. Kept in modern blue cloth clamshell box. With various passages including the original Arabic text. "XVIII" [=XX], [2], 243, [1] pp. Full description >>

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€ 18.000,00

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Explorations in Arabia and vicinity, with 69 spectacular plates

Explorations in Arabia and vicinity, with 69 spectacular plates Explorations in Arabia and vicinity, with 69 spectacular plates Explorations in Arabia and vicinity, with 69 spectacular plates Explorations in Arabia and vicinity, with 69 spectacular plates Explorations in Arabia and vicinity, with 69 spectacular plates View picture(s)

19 LABORDE, Léon Emmanuel Simon Joseph de.
Voyage de l'Arabie Pétrée.
Paris, Giard (colophon: printed by the Imprimerie Normale/Jules Didot l'ainé), 1830[-1834]. Royal 1mo (42 x 58.5 cm). Later 19th-century maroon half goatskin morocco, chemical-marbled sides, comb-marbled endpapers, gold-tooled spine with title in 2nd of 7 compartments. With lithographic title-page (with a large lithographed title vignette separately printed on "India" paper and mounted on the title-page) and lithographed coat of arms of the dedicatee Wilhelm II of Hesse printed directly on dedication leaf, 69 lithographed plates (3 double-page and 1 larger folding) showing views, maps and plans after Laborde and Linant de Bellefonds, most separately printed on "India" paper and mounted on the leaves. With 1 zoological plate (of a marmot and young: "El Oueber") subtly coloured as published. [8], 87, [1] pp. Full description >>

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€ 40.000,00

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A French voyage to the Levant

A French voyage to the Levant A French voyage to the Levant A French voyage to the Levant A French voyage to the Levant A French voyage to the Levant View picture(s)

20 LA ROQUE, Jean de.
Voyage de Syrie et du Mont-Liban.
Paris, André Cailleau, 1722. 2 volumes. 12mo. Contemporary sprinkled calf, gold-tooled spines with gilt-stamped crest of Henry Edward Bunbury. With 9 engraved plates (5 folding), including a folding map showing the course of the Orontes river; dedication with woodcut coat of arms of De Fleury. [12], 347, [1 blank]; [2], 321, [3] pp. Full description >>

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€ 4.950,00

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