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The book that opened America

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1 ACOSTA, José de.
Historie naturael ende morael van de Westersche Indien: waer inne ghehandelt wordt van de merckelijckste dinghen des hemels, elementen, metalen, planten ende ghedierten van dien: als oock de manieren, ceremonien, wetten, regeeringen, ende oorloghen der Indianen. ... Ende nu eerstmael uyt den Spaenschen in onser Nederduytsche tale overgheset: door Jan Huyghen van Linschoten.
Enkhuizen, Jacob Lenaertsz. Meyn (colophon: Haarlem, printed by Gillis Rooman), 1598. 8vo. Vellum (ca. 1700?), sewn on 2 cords, with a hollow back, red sprinkled edges, manuscript spine title. With a woodcut Medusa head with scrollwork decoration on the title-page, a woodcut tailpiece plus repeats, 7 woodcut decorated initials (2 series) plus repeats, and decorations built up from cast arabesque fleurons. [7], 398, [8] ll. Full description >>

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The remarkable collection of engraved gems of Ebermeyer

The remarkable collection of engraved gems of Ebermeyer The remarkable collection of engraved gems of Ebermeyer The remarkable collection of engraved gems of Ebermeyer The remarkable collection of engraved gems of Ebermeyer The remarkable collection of engraved gems of Ebermeyer View picture(s)

2 BAIER, Johann Jacob.
Gemmarum affabre sculptarum thesaurus quem suis sumptibus haud exiguis nec parvo studio collegit Jo.Mart. ab Ebermayer Norimbergensis. Digessit et recensuit Jo. Jacobus Baierus.
Nuremberg, in aedibus Ebermayerianis, 1720. With title-page printed in red and black, 8 engraved plates, 22 engravings in the text, engraved coat of arms above the dedication and a folding engraved plate showing the cabinet in which the collection was kept; lacking the frontispiece portrait of Ebermeyer. [8], 1-24 pp. 25-46 ll. [4]; [8], 226, [22] pp. Full description >>

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16th-century recipes and advice on all possible matters

16th-century recipes and advice on all possible matters 16th-century recipes and advice on all possible matters 16th-century recipes and advice on all possible matters View picture(s)

3 BAPST, Michael.
Ein newes und nu¨tzlichs Ertzney, Kunst, und Wunderbuch, deszgleichen hiebevorn nicht gesehen, darinnen neben allerley Alchymistischen und andern Ku¨nsten, wunderbarlichen Sachen, und Historien, vornemlichen angezeiget wird, wie beyde Menschen und Viehen, in vielen unnd mancherley Schäden, Gebrechen und Kranckheiten, durch solche mittel und Artzneyen, aus Göttlicher verleihung, kan geholffen werden, die der Mensch selber in und an seinem eigenen Cörper und Leibe hat, etc. mit fleiß beschrieben, ...
(colophon: Mühlhausen, printed by Andreas Hanksch for Henning Gross,) 1590. With title printed in red and black in a border built up from cast fleurons. [192] ll. ; [8], 375, [1] pp. Full description >>

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An 18th-century plan for the Nicaragua Canal, with a folding map

An 18th-century plan for the Nicaragua Canal, with a folding map An 18th-century plan for the Nicaragua Canal, with a folding map An 18th-century plan for the Nicaragua Canal, with a folding map View picture(s)

4 BASTIDE, Martin de la.
Mémoire sur un nouveau passage de la Mer du Nord à la Mer du Sud.
Paris, Didot fils aîné, 1791. 8vo in 4s. Contemporary wrappers. With large folding engraved map (38 x 56 cm) showing part of Nicaragua and Costa Rica (between the 9th and 13th parallel). [4], 70 pp. Full description >>

Related Subjects: Americas  Cartography, Geography & Topography  Charts & Maps  Maritime History  Middle America  Navigation  Science & Technology  Technology 

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Important work on the calculation of volumes

Important work on the calculation of volumes Important work on the calculation of volumes Important work on the calculation of volumes Important work on the calculation of volumes Important work on the calculation of volumes View picture(s)

5 BEYER, Johann Hartmann.
Ein newe und schöne Art der vollkommenen Visierkunst: derengleichen hiebevor niemaln in keiner Spraach gesehen worden ...
Frankfurt am Main, printed by Palthenius for Jonas Rosa, 1603. 4to. Modern overlapping vellum. With numerous tables and several woodcut diagrams and figures in text. [12], 68, 191 [1 blank], [38] pp. Full description >>

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One of the earliest books printed in Zwolle

One of the earliest books printed in Zwolle One of the earliest books printed in Zwolle One of the earliest books printed in Zwolle One of the earliest books printed in Zwolle View picture(s)

6 BONAVENTURA (pseudo) [=SERVASANCTUS DE FAENZA].
[Sermones de tempore et de sanctis].
(Colophon: Zwolle, [Johannes de Vollenhoe], 1479). Small folio (26.5 x 19.5 cm). 16th-century (?) mottled calf, red and blue sprinkled edges. Rebacked, with original backstrip laid down. With dozens of 2- to 5-line manuscript initials in red and rubricated in red throughout. 39 lines to a page. [340] ll. Full description >>

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With detailed illustrations of river-flow meters

With detailed illustrations of river-flow meters With detailed illustrations of river-flow meters With detailed illustrations of river-flow meters View picture(s)

7 BRUNINGS, Christian.
Abhandlung über die Geschwindigkeit des fliessenden Wassers und von den Mitteln, dieselbe auf allen Tiefen zu bestimmen. Aus dem Holländischen ... Mit einer Vorrede von dem Herrn [Carl Friedrich von] Wiebeking ... Mit einem Kupfer.
Frankfurt, Behrens and Körnerische Buchhandlung (colophon: printed in Darmstadt by Johann Franz Peter Stahl), 1798. 4to. Contemporary dark brown sheepskin, yellow paste-paper sides, block-printed paste-paper endpapers, red edges. With a very large engraved folding plate (44 x 58.5 cm) containing 23 figures, and several tables in the text. XVI, 136 pp. Full description >>

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The first monographs on the legendary coco de mer and the mayfly

The first monographs on the legendary coco de mer and the mayfly The first monographs on the legendary coco de mer and the mayfly The first monographs on the legendary coco de mer and the mayfly The first monographs on the legendary coco de mer and the mayfly The first monographs on the legendary coco de mer and the mayfly View picture(s)

8 CLUTIUS, Augerius (Outgert CLUYT).
Opuscula duo singularia. I. De nuce medica. II. De hemerobio sive ephemero insecto, & majali verme.
Amsterdam, Jacobus Carpentier, 1634. 4to. Late 19th-century (?) sheepskin parchment with an 18th-century spine label, 18th-century endpapers. With 3 title-pages with woodcut illustration and 14 woodcut illustrations in text. [38], 103, [3] pp. Full description >>

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First lithographed mushroom atlas: 10 colourful double-page plates

First lithographed mushroom atlas: 10 colourful double-page plates First lithographed mushroom atlas: 10 colourful double-page plates First lithographed mushroom atlas: 10 colourful double-page plates First lithographed mushroom atlas: 10 colourful double-page plates First lithographed mushroom atlas: 10 colourful double-page plates View picture(s)

9 DESCOURTILZ, Michel Étienne.
Atlas pour servir a l’ouvrage avant pour titre: Des champignons comestibles, suspect et vénéneux.
Paris, Chappron, Cornillon and J. Tastu, 1827. Folio (40 x 26 cm). Somewhat later marbled boards, with the original letterpress title-wrapper mounted on front. 10 double-page lithographed plates, coloured by a contemporary hand. Full description >>

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Eyewitness account: Dutch sieges of Portuguese fort São Sebastião (in Mozambique) 1607-1608

Eyewitness account: Dutch sieges of Portuguese fort São Sebastião (in Mozambique) 1607-1608 Eyewitness account: Dutch sieges of Portuguese fort São Sebastião (in Mozambique) 1607-1608 View picture(s)

10 DURÁN (DURÃO), António.
Cercos de Mocambique, defendidos por Don Estevan de Atayde, capitan general, y governador de aquella plaça.
Madrid, widow of Alonso Martin [= Francisca de Medina], 1633. Small narrow 4to (19.5 x 13.5 cm). Richly gold-tooled 19th-century parchment, sewn on 3 recessed cords (but with 4 false bands on the spine), each board with a large diaper pattern in a rectangular frame, made with a floral roll and fillets, an interlaced quatrefoil knot in each lozenge and a rozette in each corner, floral stamps and rolls on the spine, with a red morocco label in the 2nd of 5 compartments and the date at the foot, red sprinkled edges, red silk ribbon marker. With the large woodcut crowned coat of arms of the dedicatee Gaspar de Guzmán y Pimentel on the title-page, 2 woodcut decorated initials (2 series) and decorations built up from cast arabesque fleurons. [8], 82 ll. Full description >>

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Offprint of an overlooked article by Einstein, about his friend and colleague H.A. Lorentz

Offprint of an overlooked article by Einstein, about his friend and colleague H.A. Lorentz Offprint of an overlooked article by Einstein, about his friend and colleague H.A. Lorentz View picture(s)

11 EINSTEIN, Albert.
H.A. Lorentz et la coopération international.
The Hague, Martinus Nijhoff, 1928. Original publisher's grey printed wrappers. With a photographic frontispiece portrait of Lorentz, printed from a halftone block. 4 pp. plus frontispiece portrait. Full description >>

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14 plates from 4 early 18th-century series, containing 160 small emblems and 24 monograms, printed from the copper plates of the first editions

14 plates from 4 early 18th-century series, containing 160 small emblems and 24 monograms, printed from the copper plates of the first editions 14 plates from 4 early 18th-century series, containing 160 small emblems and 24 monograms, printed from the copper plates of the first editions 14 plates from 4 early 18th-century series, containing 160 small emblems and 24 monograms, printed from the copper plates of the first editions 14 plates from 4 early 18th-century series, containing 160 small emblems and 24 monograms, printed from the copper plates of the first editions 14 plates from 4 early 18th-century series, containing 160 small emblems and 24 monograms, printed from the copper plates of the first editions View picture(s)

12 [EMBLEMATA & MONOGRAMS].
[Collection of emblematic and monogram plates from 4 series].
Nürnberg, Johann Christoph Weigel, [ca. 1726 (engraved ca. 1700 - ca. 1726)]. 16 x 11 cm. Contemporary mottled calf, sewn on 4 cords, gold-tooled spine with red morocco label in 2nd of 5 compartments, each of the others with a flower and other ornaments, blind fillets on boards, marbled endpapers (the paste-downs cover the marbling at the front), red edges. With 14 engraved plates (plate size 13 x 19 cm) bound as double-page plates. Full description >>

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Rare catalogue of military and other instruments and machines

Rare catalogue of military and other instruments and machines Rare catalogue of military and other instruments and machines Rare catalogue of military and other instruments and machines Rare catalogue of military and other instruments and machines View picture(s)

13 FAULHABER, Johann.
Geheime Kunstkammer: darin[n]en hundert allerhand Kriegs Stratagemata, auch andere unerhörte Secreta, und Machinae mirabiles zusehen, dergleichen in Europa (respectivè) wening zu finden.
Ulm, Jonam Saur, 1628. 4to. Half vellum (ca. 1900) with gilt title on spine, blue paper sides. With the title in an elaborate arabesque border built up from cast fleurons, a woodcut headpiece, head- and tailpieces built up from fleurons, and woodcut decorated initials. 28 pp. Full description >>

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Glauber’s salt, the universal medicine, and wine making

Glauber’s salt, the universal medicine, and wine making Glauber’s salt, the universal medicine, and wine making Glauber’s salt, the universal medicine, and wine making Glauber’s salt, the universal medicine, and wine making Glauber’s salt, the universal medicine, and wine making View picture(s)

14 GLAUBER, Johann Rudolph.
Consolatio navigantium.
Amsterdam, Johannes Janssonius, 1657. 8vo. 96; 28, [4 blank]; 75, [2], [3 blank]; 133, [3 blank]; [16], 96; 44, [4 blank] pp. Full description >>

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Westphalian manuscript pharmacopoeia, ca. 1674, bound with rare printed pharmacopoeia

Westphalian manuscript pharmacopoeia, ca. 1674, bound with rare printed pharmacopoeia Westphalian manuscript pharmacopoeia, ca. 1674, bound with rare printed pharmacopoeia Westphalian manuscript pharmacopoeia, ca. 1674, bound with rare printed pharmacopoeia View picture(s)

15 GOGLER, Carl de.
Erneuerte Hauß- und Feld-Apotheck, oder Stadt- und Land-Artzney-Buch, ...
[engraved title:] Verbesserte Hauß- und Feld Apodeck, oder Statt und Land Artzney Buch.
Frankfurt am Main, Martin Hallervord; Königsberg, printed by Johann Andreae, 1674. With engraved illustrated title-page, letterpress title-page in red and black, 1 roman and 3 gothic woodcut initials (2 series) plus 7 repeats, acorn, vine-leaf and other typographic ornaments, and pharmacological signs. Set in fraktur types with incidental roman. Lacking 1 text leaf. [12], 394 (lacking pp. 169-170), [6]; [2 blank], 189, [1 blank] pp. Full description >>

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Drawings and watercolours illustrating an artist’s career in Batavia

Drawings and watercolours illustrating an artist’s career in Batavia Drawings and watercolours illustrating an artist’s career in Batavia Drawings and watercolours illustrating an artist’s career in Batavia Drawings and watercolours illustrating an artist’s career in Batavia Drawings and watercolours illustrating an artist’s career in Batavia View picture(s)

16 HARDOUIN, Ernest Alfred.
[Album with drawings and watercolours of Batavia].
[Batavia, ca. 1850]. Oblong folio (25.5 x 33 cm). Contemporary blind- and gold-blocked green morocco, gold tooled inner dentelles, watered silk endpapers, rebacked with original backstrip laid down. Album with 14 pencil drawings, 5 watercolours and 1 grisaille, all in similar style. The first two watercolours inscribed “Batavia 1850 | Ernest Hardouin”. [33] ll. Full description >>

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Magnificent plates of Freising Cathedral

Magnificent plates of Freising Cathedral Magnificent plates of Freising Cathedral Magnificent plates of Freising Cathedral Magnificent plates of Freising Cathedral View picture(s)

17 [HECKENSTALLER, Joseph Jacob von].
Dissertatio historica de antiquitate, et aliis quibusdam memorabilibus Cathedralis Ecclesiae Frisingensis una cum serie episcoporum, praepositorum, et decanorum Frisingensium.
Munich, Michael Lindauer, 1824. Large folio (42 x 26 cm). Contemporary boards covered with red-orange textured paper. With 7 large plates (5 folding). One folding plate is an early lithographed plate of the crypt "Gruft im Dom zu Freijsing". The other plates are engraved: 3 folding plans of the church (47 x 60 cm) by X. Mettenleiter after Th. Heigl, 2 full-page plates of church entrances and a very large folding plate (82 x 54 cm) of the interior of the church by F.I. Mörl after C.D. Asam. [2], 52 pp. Full description >>

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An ill-fated gold mining expedition to Sumatra

An ill-fated gold mining expedition to Sumatra An ill-fated gold mining expedition to Sumatra An ill-fated gold mining expedition to Sumatra An ill-fated gold mining expedition to Sumatra An ill-fated gold mining expedition to Sumatra View picture(s)

18 HESSE, Elias.
Ost-Indische Reise-Beschreibung, oder Diarium, was bey der Reise des ... Bergk-Comissarii, D. Benjamin Olitschens, im Jahr 1680. von Dressden aus, bis in Asiam auf Sumatras, denckwürdiges vorgegangen.
Dresden, Michael Günther (printed in Pirna, "mit Stremelischen Schriften" that is, by Johann Heinrich Stremel), 1687. With engraved frontispiece. [22], "94" [= 364], [18], [2 blank] pp. Full description >>

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Johann Hollander and the philosopher’s stone

Johann Hollander and the philosopher’s stone Johann Hollander and the philosopher’s stone Johann Hollander and the philosopher’s stone Johann Hollander and the philosopher’s stone Johann Hollander and the philosopher’s stone View picture(s)

19 HOLLANDUS, Johannes Isaac.
Opera mineralia, sive de lapide philosophico, omnia, duobus libris comprehensa. Nunquam antehac edita, ac nunc primum ex optimis manu-scriptis Teutonicis exemplaribus fidelissimè in Latinum sermonem translata, à P.M.G.
Middelburg, Richard Schilders, 1600. 8vo. Contemporary vellum; in modern green half morocco slipcase and green cloth chemise (Jas. MacDonald Co., New York). With dozens of small woodcut illustrations in the text, 2 woodcut initial letters, 1 woodcut tailpiece, cast fleurons, and roman and italic type. [16], 431, [1 blank] pp. Full description >>

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Views of the volcanoes of the Andean Cordillera

Views of the volcanoes of the Andean Cordillera Views of the volcanoes of the Andean Cordillera Views of the volcanoes of the Andean Cordillera Views of the volcanoes of the Andean Cordillera Views of the volcanoes of the Andean Cordillera View picture(s)

20 HUMBOLDT, Alexander von.
Volcans des Cordillères de Quito et du Mexique.
Paris, Gide and J. Baudry (colophon and back of half-title: printed by E. Thunot & Co.), 1854. Oblong 4to. Half cloth, original printed paper sides. With 12 engraved plates, of which 9 tinted views, 2 plans and 1 cross section. 15, [1] p. Full description >>

Related Subjects: Americas  Cartography, Geography & Topography  City Plans, Topography & Views  Geology & Mining  Mexico  Middle America  Science & Technology  South America 

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