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Jesuit missions in Brazil, Asia and Mozambique

Jesuit missions in Brazil, Asia and Mozambique Jesuit missions in Brazil, Asia and Mozambique Jesuit missions in Brazil, Asia and Mozambique View picture(s)

1 ABREU, Sebastiao d'.
Vida, e virtudes do Admiravel Padre Joam Cardim da Companhia de Jesu Portuguez natural de Vianna de Alentejo.
Évora, University Press, 1659. 4to. Contemporary overlapping goatskin parchment, title on spine, red sprinkled edges. With engraved portrait of the Jesuit João Cardim, woodcut head- and tail-pieces and woodcut initials. [14], [2 blank], 440, [8] pp. Full description >>

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Important history of ancient astronomy, with chapters on Egyptian, Chaldean and Persian astronomy

Important history of ancient astronomy, with chapters on Egyptian, Chaldean and Persian astronomy Important history of ancient astronomy, with chapters on Egyptian, Chaldean and Persian astronomy Important history of ancient astronomy, with chapters on Egyptian, Chaldean and Persian astronomy Important history of ancient astronomy, with chapters on Egyptian, Chaldean and Persian astronomy View picture(s)

2 BAILLY, Jean-Sylvain.
Histoire de l'astronomie ancienne, depuis son origine jusqu'a l'établissement de l'École d'Alexandrie.
Paris, Debure brothers (colophon: printed by D'Houry), 1775. 4to. Beautifully bound in contemporary gold-tooled red goatskin morocco, sewn on 5 cords, each board with coat-of-arms of Simon-Pierre Merard de Saint-Just (motto "L'honneur et l'amour") in the centre, 4 floral corner pieces, triple fillets along the edges with star covering each corner, richly gold-tooled spine with dark green morocco spine label in 2nd compartment, the others with a flower, 4 corner pieces, stars, dots and smaller flowers (and a pinecone roll at the foot), gold-tooled turn-ins and board edges, marbled endpapers, gilt edges, green ribbon marker. In modern slipcase covered with marbled paper. With 3 numbered folding engraved plates, 2 woodcut headpieces (1 signed VLS) and tailpieces built up from rococo cast fleurons. [2], XXII, 526 pp. Full description >>

Related Subjects: Astronomy & Cosmography  Bindings  Book History & Printing  Islamic Art & Culture  Middle East & Islamic World  Science & Technology 

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Rare and extensive work on Algeria, spectacularly illustrated with 133 large plates, some in colour

Rare and extensive work on Algeria, spectacularly illustrated with 133 large plates, some in colour Rare and extensive work on Algeria, spectacularly illustrated with 133 large plates, some in colour Rare and extensive work on Algeria, spectacularly illustrated with 133 large plates, some in colour Rare and extensive work on Algeria, spectacularly illustrated with 133 large plates, some in colour Rare and extensive work on Algeria, spectacularly illustrated with 133 large plates, some in colour View picture(s)

3 BERBRUGGER, Louis Adrien.
Algerie historique[,] pittoresque et monumentale[,] ou Recueil de vues, costumes et portraits faits d'après nature dans les provinces d'Alger, Bone, Constantine et Oran.
Paris, Delahaye (part-titles: printed by Dondey-Dupré), 1843. 5 parts in 3 volumes. Royal 1mo (57 x 42.5 cm). Contemporary, uniform dark green half goatskin morocco, on 4 recessed cords, gold-tooled spine, “agate” chemical-marbled sides, schrottel-marbled endpapers. With letterpress half-title in a decorated frame, elaborately decorated chromo-lithographed general title-page (in blue, red, blue-grey, green and gold), tinted lithographed frontispiece, 2 lithographed maps hand-coloured in outline, 5 letterpress part-titles (each with the publisher’s JD monogram and preceded by a letterpress half-title; part 5 with 3 additional letterpress divisional titles, each with a lithographed view), 133 lithographed plates (image size up to 44.5 x 30.5 cm, nearly all non-botanical ones tinted and one with 2 chromolithographed and hand-coloured costume prints) by and after artists including Charles Bour, Eugène Flandin, Félix Emmanuel Henri Philippoteaux and Denis Auguste Marie Raffet, lithographed views (and a few lithographed maps) printed in the tail margins at the ends of many chapters, and 45 white-on-black wood-engravings of coins (each with obverse and reverse) in the text. The 72 botanical illustrations on the last 10 lithographed plates are coloured by hand and highlighted with gum arabic. The non-botanical plates have the publisher’s embossed stamp in the foot margin. Set in roman types with incidental italic, textura (with decorated capitals) and script, and numerous short passages in Arabic. XIV, [3], [1 blank], 80; [3], [1 blank], 68; [3], [1 blank], 42; [3], [1 blank], 21, [1 blank], 18, 16, [1], [1 blank] pp. including the chromolithographed title-page. Full description >>

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Voyages in North America, the Arctic, Japan and elsewhere

Voyages in North America, the Arctic, Japan and elsewhere Voyages in North America, the Arctic, Japan and elsewhere Voyages in North America, the Arctic, Japan and elsewhere Voyages in North America, the Arctic, Japan and elsewhere Voyages in North America, the Arctic, Japan and elsewhere View picture(s)

4 [BERNARD, Jean Frédéric].
Recueil de voiages au nord, contenant divers memoires tres utiles au commerce & à la navigation.
Amsterdam, Jean Frédéric Bernard, 1715-1738. 10 parts in 11 volumes. 12mo. Contemporary and except for vol. 8 uniform mottled calf, sewn on 4 recessed cords, gold-tooled spines each volume with 1 red and 1 brown morocco label, a frame of triple fillets with corner pieces on each board, gold fillets on board edges, curl-marbled endpapers, red edges; vol. 8 in sprinkled tanned sheepskin, sewn on 3 cords but with 2 extra false bands, gold-tooled spine, gold-tooled board edges, red edges. With 2 engraved frontispieces, armorial engraving above the dedication to Tsar Peter the Great, 1 engraving used on 3 title-pages and various woodcut decorations on the others, 14 folding engraved maps (Northern Hemisphere, North Pole, Japan with coat of arms, America, etc.), 22 engraved plates (10 folding) with plants, birds, animals etc. Lacking 1 map in vol. 9. Full description >>

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The Acts of the Apostles in Kosraean translation, printed at Honolulu

The Acts of the Apostles in Kosraean translation, printed at Honolulu The Acts of the Apostles in Kosraean translation, printed at Honolulu The Acts of the Apostles in Kosraean translation, printed at Honolulu View picture(s)

5 [BIBLE - KOSRAEAN].
Orekma lun met sap. Published by the Hawaiian Board.
Honolulu, printed by Henry M. Whitney, 1869. 12mo. Stab-sewn in contemporary marbled wrappers (nonpareil pattern). Rebacked with brown cloth. 63, [1 blank] pp. Full description >>

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16th-century print series with more than 450 costumes from around the world

16th-century print series with more than 450 costumes from around the world 16th-century print series with more than 450 costumes from around the world 16th-century print series with more than 450 costumes from around the world 16th-century print series with more than 450 costumes from around the world 16th-century print series with more than 450 costumes from around the world View picture(s)

6 [BRUYN, Abraham de].
Omnium pene Europae, Asiae, Aphricae atque Americae gentium habitus. | Habits de diverses nations de l[']Europe, Asie, Afrique et Ameriqe[!].| Trachtenbuch: Der furnembsten Nationen und Volcker Kleydungen beyde Manns und Weybs personen in Europa Asia Africa und America.
[Antwerp, successors to] Joos de Bosscher, [ca. 1600]. Engraved print series with an allegorical title-page in Latin, French and German, with figures representing the four continents with appropriate animals and other attributes, the title in a large scrollwork cartouche, a terrestrial globe at the foot, an emblematic medallion at the head (“c’est en vain”) flanked by 2 putti; a leaf with a 10-line verse about clothing (beginning: “primaevos facilis finxit natura parentes, nulla solicitos corpora veste tegi.”) in a scrollwork cartouche on an architectural monument with figures of Temperantia, Superbia and Magnanimitas above, and Tellus(?) and Hercules below, with a scene of the expulsion from Eden; a leaf with 2 portraits, of the biblical figures Esther and Jezebel, each with a heading and an 8-line verse; and 61 costume plates (numbered 1-58 plus 28.1, 28.2 and 28.3) showing hundreds of costumes of mostly secular men and women from around the world, often accompanied by children. [3], 58 (plus 28.1, 28.2, 28.3); [1], 18 ll. Full description >>

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First edition to include the classic commentaries by the author's friend

First edition to include the classic commentaries by the author's friend First edition to include the classic commentaries by the author's friend First edition to include the classic commentaries by the author's friend View picture(s)

7 CAMÕES (CAMOENS), Luis de.
Os Lusiadas ... Commentados pelo licenciado Manoel Correa, examinador synodal do Arcebispado de Lisboa, ...
Lisbon, Pedro Crasbeeck, 1613. 4to in 8s. Contemporary vellum over flexible boards, sewn on 2 supports cut flush with the book-block, with a hollow back, spine with finely pen-drawn lettering and pen decoration, headbands laced through the joints, 2 fastenings made from looped cords laced into the front board and 1 (of 2) knots laced into the back board, sprinkled edges. Title-page with woodcut coat of arms of Portugal, further with large woodcut arms of the dedicatee Rodrigo da Cunha, woodcut initials (3 series) and a woodcut tailpiece. With the verse main text in the left column set in italic type and the prose commentary (longer and therefore often wrapping around the verses) in roman. [6], 308 ll. Full description >>

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3 Princes of Orange, with much information on the Dutch in Brazil and illustrated with 80 double-page plates beautifully hand-coloured

3 Princes of Orange, with much information on the Dutch in Brazil and illustrated with 80 double-page plates beautifully hand-coloured 3 Princes of Orange, with much information on the Dutch in Brazil and illustrated with 80 double-page plates beautifully hand-coloured 3 Princes of Orange, with much information on the Dutch in Brazil and illustrated with 80 double-page plates beautifully hand-coloured 3 Princes of Orange, with much information on the Dutch in Brazil and illustrated with 80 double-page plates beautifully hand-coloured 3 Princes of Orange, with much information on the Dutch in Brazil and illustrated with 80 double-page plates beautifully hand-coloured View picture(s)

8 COMMELIN, Isaac.
[engraved title-page:] Fredrick Hendrick van Nassauw Prince va[n] Orangien zyn leven en bedryf.
Amsterdam, Jodocus Janssonius, 1651 (colophon: printed by Paulus Matthijsz., 1651). With an engraved title-page (portraying Frederik Hendrik with dozens of allegorical figures, a view in the background and a battle scene in a cartouche at the foot), 2 letterpress divisional-titles for the 2 parts, the first in red and black, a full-page engraved portrait of Frederik Hendrik, and 34 double-page (or in 2 cases larger folding) engraved plates. Further with a large woodcut tailpiece (plus 1 repeat) and a few large woodcut decorated initials (3 series). All engravings beautifully coloured by a contemporary hand and most highlighted with gold. [8], 276, [6]; [1], [1 blank], 216, [4]; [6], 104, [2]; [2], 420, [3], [1 blank] pp. Full description >>

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First Italian edition of a pioneering work on medicinal plants in Asia & America

First Italian edition of a pioneering work on medicinal plants in Asia & America First Italian edition of a pioneering work on medicinal plants in Asia & America First Italian edition of a pioneering work on medicinal plants in Asia & America First Italian edition of a pioneering work on medicinal plants in Asia & America First Italian edition of a pioneering work on medicinal plants in Asia & America View picture(s)

9 COSTA, Cristóvão da (Cristóbal ACOSTA).
Trattato ... della historia, natura, et virtu delle droghe medicinali, & altri semplici rarissimi, che vengono portati dalle Indie Orientali in Europa, con le figure delle piante ritratte, & disegnate dal vivo poste a' luoghi proprii. Nuovamente recato dalla Spanuola nella nostra lingua.
Venice, Francesco Ziletti, 1585. 4to. Recased in early limp sheepskin parchment, sewn on 3 cords, with the title in ink on spine. New endpapers. With one of Ziletti’s woodcut comet devices on the title (with motto “Inter omnis”), 45 nearly full-page woodcuts of plants, 2 nearly full-page woodcuts of two Indian elephants, woodcut headpieces, decorations built up from cast arabesque fleurons, and numerous decorated woodcut initials (at least 4 series). A few woodcuts of plants (leaves) have been simply coloured by a contemporary hand. [51], [1 blank], “342” [= 340] pp. Full description >>

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Russian "Origin of species", independent of the first Russian edition four months before

Russian "Origin of species", independent of the first Russian edition four months before Russian "Origin of species", independent of the first Russian edition four months before Russian "Origin of species", independent of the first Russian edition four months before View picture(s)

10 DARWIN, Charles.
[In cyrillic type:] Uchenie o proischozhdenii vidov [= Theory on the origin of species].
St. Petersburg, M.O. Wolf (on back of title-page: printed by Wolf), 1864. 8vo. Contemporary tanned sheepskin, side-stitched, with a hollow back, "agate" chemical-marbled sides (black and lavender on yellow), blind-tooled title and fillets on spine. With 18 wood-engravings in the text, illustrating extinct species (the deinotherium repeated on the title-page). Set entirely in Cyrillic type, including an upright script, a sans-serif and several sorts of decorated letters. [4], XXXII, 317, [1 blank], [2] pp. Full description >>

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A splendid work on Rome, lavishly illustrated with fine engraved views of historical sights

A splendid work on Rome, lavishly illustrated with fine engraved views of historical sights A splendid work on Rome, lavishly illustrated with fine engraved views of historical sights A splendid work on Rome, lavishly illustrated with fine engraved views of historical sights A splendid work on Rome, lavishly illustrated with fine engraved views of historical sights A splendid work on Rome, lavishly illustrated with fine engraved views of historical sights View picture(s)

11 DESEINE, François.
Beschryving van oud en niew Rome, verdeelt in drie deelen.
Including: BARTOLI, Pietro Santi and Giovanni Pietro BELLORI. Oude of antyke schilderyen, gevonden in het graf der nazoonen op den Flaminischen weg buiten Rome.
Amsterdam, François Halma, 1704. 3 parts in 2 volumes. Large folio (53.5 x 31.5 cm). Contemporary calf, gold-tooled spines, sprinkled edges. Restored. With 3 engraved frontispieces, 3 title-pages in red and black, each with an engraved vignette, and 112 plates and maps (many double-page; the first map hand-coloured) on 101 leaves. Further with 22 engraved illustrations in the text and each volume with engraved headpiece and initial. [28], 160; [24], 161-360, [2], 361-479, [82] pp. Full description >>

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A standard navigational directory for the Indian Ocean

A standard navigational directory for the Indian Ocean A standard navigational directory for the Indian Ocean A standard navigational directory for the Indian Ocean A standard navigational directory for the Indian Ocean A standard navigational directory for the Indian Ocean View picture(s)

12 FINDLAY, Alexander George.
A directory for the navigation of the Indian Ocean, with descriptions of the coasts, islands, etc., from the Cape of Good Hope to the Strait of Sunda and Western Australia, including also the Red Sea and the Persian Gulf; ...
London, Richard Holmes Laurie, 1876. 8vo. Original publisher's blind-blocked brown cloth, sewn on 3 cords, with a hollow back, title, etc. in gold on front board and spine, grey-brown endpapers, red sprinkled edges. With 16 lithographed charts (2 printed in red and black; 4 in blue, red and black), mostly double-page or folding, and 12 illustrations in the text. [2], XXXVI, 1215. [1 blank] pp. Full description >>

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Dutch translation of the accounts of three Germans in service of the Dutch East India Company

Dutch translation of the accounts of three Germans in service of the Dutch East India Company Dutch translation of the accounts of three Germans in service of the Dutch East India Company Dutch translation of the accounts of three Germans in service of the Dutch East India Company Dutch translation of the accounts of three Germans in service of the Dutch East India Company Dutch translation of the accounts of three Germans in service of the Dutch East India Company View picture(s)

13 FRICK, Christoph, Elias HESSE, Christoph SCHWEITZER, and Simon de VRIES (translator).
Drie seer aenmercklijcke reysen nae en door veelerley gewesten in Oost-indien; gedaen van Christophorus Frikius, chirurgijn: Elias Hesse, bergh-schrijver: Christophorus Schweitzer, boekhouder; yeder bysonder, van 't jaer 1675. tot 1686. Bevattende, nevens een groot aantal sonderlinge gevallen, nauwkeurige waerneemingen, en veele noyt beschrevene gedenckwaerdigheden, oock een eygentlijck beright van den laetsten Bantamschen oorlogh, en de veroveringh van geheel Groot-Java door de Hollanders. Desgelijcks van de staet der Sillidaische goudmijn van d'E. E. Oost-Indische Compagnie op Sumatra. Alles van de schrijvers in eygener persoon bygewoond.
Utrecht, Willem van de Water, 1694. 4to. Contemporary vellum, red sprinkled edges (rebacked). With woodcut device on title-page, engraved frontispiece and 7 engraved plates (1 folding), including 2 signed by Casper Luyken, 2 signed by Jan van Vianen and 3 unsigned (1 by Casper Luyken). [6], 435, [29] pp. Full description >>

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Portuguese Catholic subjugation of ancient Christians in India

Portuguese Catholic subjugation of ancient Christians in India Portuguese Catholic subjugation of ancient Christians in India Portuguese Catholic subjugation of ancient Christians in India Portuguese Catholic subjugation of ancient Christians in India Portuguese Catholic subjugation of ancient Christians in India View picture(s)

14 GOUVEIA, António de.
Jornada do Arcebispo de Goa Dom Frey Aleixo de Menezes primaz da India Oriental, …
With: (2) MENESES, Aleixo de. Synodo diocesano da Igreia Bispado de Angamaledo dos antigos Christaõs de Sam Thome das Serras do Malavar das partes da India Oriental.
Coimbra, Diego Gomez de Loureyro, 1606. 2 complementary works in 1 volume. Folio. Contemporary limp sheepskin parchment, sewn on 3 wittawed leather thongs, with a hollow back, remains of 2 pair of whittawed leather ties. The first work with the large woodcut coat of arms of the dedicatee Agostinho de Jesus (Pedro de Castro), Archbishop of Braga in Portugal on title-page, the second with a woodcut basket of flowers and cast vine leaf ornaments, each in a border made up of cast fleurons. Further with 4 woodcut headpieces and tailpieces (including a headpiece on the second title-page) plus repeats, and numerous woodcut decorated initials (about 10 series). [6], 152; [2], 62, [9], [1 blank] ll. Full description >>

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Very large copy of Grotius's on the freedom of the seas, in the rare first edition

Very large copy of Grotius's on the freedom of the seas, in the rare first edition Very large copy of Grotius's on the freedom of the seas, in the rare first edition Very large copy of Grotius's on the freedom of the seas, in the rare first edition View picture(s)

15 [GROTIUS (GROOT), Hugo].
Mare liberum sive de iure quod Batavis competit ad Indicana commercia dissertatio.
Leiden, Louis Elzevier, 1609. 8vo (17.5 x 11 cm). Contemporary Italian limp sheepskin parchment. In a modern red half sheepskin clamshell box. With Elzevier's woodcut publisher's device on the title-page. [12], "42"[= 66], [2] pp. Full description >>

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Luxurious Arabic grammar, intended for native speakers in spite of the Latin text

Luxurious Arabic grammar, intended for native speakers in spite of the Latin text Luxurious Arabic grammar, intended for native speakers in spite of the Latin text Luxurious Arabic grammar, intended for native speakers in spite of the Latin text Luxurious Arabic grammar, intended for native speakers in spite of the Latin text View picture(s)

16 GUADAGNOLI, Filippo.
Breves Arabicae linguae institutiones.
Rome, Propaganda Fide, Joseph David Luna, 1642. Folio. Contemporary sheepskin parchment, sewn on 5 cords (3 secured to the boards, 2 cut flush with the bookblock), headbands worked in pink and white, edges sprinkled pink and blue, manuscript spine title in 2nd of 6 compartments. With the Propaganda Fide’s woodcut rectangular Jesus and Apostles device on the title-page, their round Jesus and Apostles device above the colophon, 1 woodcut tailpiece, 2 woodcut decorated initials (2 series), and numerous decorations built up from cast arabesque fleurons. Set in roman, italic and Arabic type with incidental Hebrew. [12], 349, [1], [2 blank] pp. Full description >>

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Three unrecorded print series of the Levant trade, with beautifully engraved ships

Three unrecorded print series of the Levant trade, with beautifully engraved ships Three unrecorded print series of the Levant trade, with beautifully engraved ships Three unrecorded print series of the Levant trade, with beautifully engraved ships Three unrecorded print series of the Levant trade, with beautifully engraved ships Three unrecorded print series of the Levant trade, with beautifully engraved ships View picture(s)

17 GUNST, Pieter Stevens van.
Levantsche vaartuigen.
With:
(2) RAM, Johannes de. [Print series of Dutch trade convoy].
(3) [Anonymous]. [Print series of Oriental trading scenes].
[Amsterdam, ca. 1700]. 3 parts in 1 volume. Small oblong folio (18.5 x 27 cm). 19th-century marbled boards, later endpapers. With 22 engraved plates in 3 series numbered 1-8, 1-6 and the last 8 unnumbered. Full description >>

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"Father of History" in elegant & famous first Greek edition by Aldus Manutius, from the Arenberg library

"Father of History" in elegant & famous first Greek edition by Aldus Manutius, from the Arenberg library "Father of History" in elegant & famous first Greek edition by Aldus Manutius, from the Arenberg library "Father of History" in elegant & famous first Greek edition by Aldus Manutius, from the Arenberg library "Father of History" in elegant & famous first Greek edition by Aldus Manutius, from the Arenberg library View picture(s)

18 HERODOTUS.
[Historiarum] libri novem. Quibus musarum indita sunt nomina. (preceded by the title in Greek: Herodotou Logoi ennea, hoi per epika lountai mousai).
(Colophon: Venice), Aldus Manutius, (colophon: September 1502). Folio (29.5 x 20 cm). Late 19th-century polished tan calf, sewn on 5 cords, blind-tooled boards, each board in a panel design made of triple fillets, the central panel divided into diamonds with the arms of the Dukes of Arenberg in the larger central diamond, a fleur-de-lis in each of the other whole diamons and a roset in each hald-diamond, the central panel in a border made of a floral roll and large rosette corners, green edges. With Aldus's anchor and dolphin device on title-page and the verso of the last leaf. [140] ll. Full description >>

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17th-century engraved book on mathematics & fortification

17th-century engraved book on mathematics & fortification 17th-century engraved book on mathematics & fortification 17th-century engraved book on mathematics & fortification 17th-century engraved book on mathematics & fortification 17th-century engraved book on mathematics & fortification View picture(s)

19 LUDERS, Theodoric.
Traicté mathematique contenant les principales definitions, problemes et theoremes d'Euclide.  l'Arithmetique decimale. La trigonometrie. La longimetrie. La planimetrie. & Stereometrie. La fortification Hollandoise. Francoise. Italienne. Et Espagnolle[.] La perspective militaire. Et la geographie universelle.
Paris, [Jean Jombert], 1680. With engraved title-page, engraved table, and 34 numbered engraved plates (11 double-page). Full description >>

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30 hand-coloured lithographed views of the zinc industry

30 hand-coloured lithographed views of the zinc industry 30 hand-coloured lithographed views of the zinc industry 30 hand-coloured lithographed views of the zinc industry 30 hand-coloured lithographed views of the zinc industry View picture(s)

20 MAUGENDRE, Adolphe.
Société anonyme des mines et fonderies de zinc de la Vieille Montagne[.] Album de 30 vues.
Paris, (printed by Auguste Bry), 1850-1851. Oblong 1mo (55.5 x 38.5 cm). Tinted lithographed title-page and 30 tinted lithographed plates (55.5 x 38.5 cm, one slightly smaller: 35 x 50.5 cm), all in fine contemporary hand-colouring. Loose in modern clamshell box. Full description >>

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