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Jesuit work in Chinese on the omnipotence of God

Jesuit work in Chinese on the omnipotence of God Jesuit work in Chinese on the omnipotence of God Jesuit work in Chinese on the omnipotence of God Jesuit work in Chinese on the omnipotence of God View picture(s)

1 ALENI, Giulio.
T'ien-chu sheng-chiao ssu-tzu ching-wen.
[Beijing, ca. 1660]. 8vo (20 x 13 cm). Later blue paper wrappers, preserved in modern blue cloth slipcase in Chinese style with imitation ivory clasps. With a full-page woodcut Jesuit seal on title (IHS with cross and 3 nails, in a sunburst), text in large Chinese characters, with each double leaf printed from a woodblock, numbered on the fore-edge fold: [1], 2-5, 1-35. 5, 35 double leaves. Full description >>

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German edition of the earliest detailed account of Ethiopia, with woodcut illustrations

German edition of the earliest detailed account of Ethiopia, with woodcut illustrations German edition of the earliest detailed account of Ethiopia, with woodcut illustrations German edition of the earliest detailed account of Ethiopia, with woodcut illustrations German edition of the earliest detailed account of Ethiopia, with woodcut illustrations German edition of the earliest detailed account of Ethiopia, with woodcut illustrations View picture(s)

2 ÁLVAREZ, Francisco.
General Chronica, das ist: Warhaffte eigentliche und kurtze Beschreibung, vieler namhaffter, und zum theil biß daher unbekannter Landtschafften, ...
Including:
OROSIUS, Paulus. Chronica, das ist: Warhaffte ... Beschreibung, deß Umbkreiß und Gelegenheit der gantzen Welt ...
[ORTELIUS, Abraham]. Cosmographia, das ist: Warhaffte ... Beschreibung, deß gantzen Erdbodems ...
Frankfurt am Main, (colophon, vols. 2 & 3: printed by Johann Schmidt for Sigmund Feyerabend), 1581. 3 volumes bound as 1. Folio. Contemporary blind-tooled pigskin over wooden boards, sewn on 4 double cords, each board with the same panel design of triple fillets, with an arabesque centrepiece, two rolls (a 13 x 59 mm portrait roll showing Erasmus, Jan Hus, Martin Luther and Philipp Melanchthon; and a roll with stylized plants), 4 impressions of a cornerpiece and 4 impressions of a rozette, red edges, and a pair of brass fastenings (1 clasp and anchor plate lacking), the catchplate on a leather strap and the catchplates and clasp with engraved decoration. With 3 title-pages, each with the same woodcut Fama device in a scrollwork frame with motto, the first in red and black and each using the same woodblock for the words “Warhaffte ... Beschreibung”; vols. 2 and 3 with a larger woodcut Fama device in a scrollwork cartouche below the colophons; armorial woodcut with elephants for the dedication; and 18 woodcut illustrations (plus 15 repeats) in vol. 1, mostly half-page. Further with 2 woodcut tailpieces (plus repeats) and numerous woodcut decorated gothic initials (5 series). Set in fraktur types with chapter summaries and shoulder notes in Schwabacher, with a few words in roman capitals and in italic. [3], [1 blank], 143, [1 blank]; 94, [2]; 45, [2], [1 blank] ll. Full description >>

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The holy places of the Holy Land

The holy places of the Holy Land The holy places of the Holy Land The holy places of the Holy Land The holy places of the Holy Land The holy places of the Holy Land View picture(s)

3 AMICO DA GALLIPOLI, Bernadino.
Trattato delle piante & immagini de sacri edifizi di Terra Santa.
Florence, Pietro Cecconcelli, 1620 (colophon: 1619). Folio (20.5 x 29.5 cm). Contemporary limp vellum with manuscript title "Amico" to spine, red edges. With engraved title-page, large woodcut printer's device on verso of final leaf, and 34 double-page etchings by Jacques Callot, printed from 38 plates, with 46 numbered illustrations. Bound first is a large, folding engraved map of the eastern Mediterranean with insets of Palestine and Jerusalem, engraved by Nicolas Sanson: "Iesu Christi Salvatoris Nostri et Apostolorum Petri, et Pauli Mansiones, Itinera, Peregrinationes &c. per Galilaeam, Samariam, Iudaeam; et per Aegyptum, Asiam, Europam" (from: Sanson, Geographia Sacra. Paris, Mariette, 1665). [8], 65, [1] pp. Full description >>

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Anamorphic print series, ca. 1750

Anamorphic print series, ca. 1750 Anamorphic print series, ca. 1750 Anamorphic print series, ca. 1750 Anamorphic print series, ca. 1750 Anamorphic print series, ca. 1750 View picture(s)

4 [ANAMORPHIC - PRINTS].
[A series of 6 anamorphic prints].
[Holland, ca. 1750]. Oblong 4to (23.5 x 29.5 cm). A series of 6 engraved anamorphic prints, mounted on wooden panels and coloured by a contemporary hand, designed to be viewed in a cylindrical mirror. With a modern cylindrical mirror for viewing them. Full description >>

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Extensively illustrated classic of cosmography, geodesy, mensuration, perspective and optics

Extensively illustrated classic of cosmography, geodesy, mensuration, perspective and optics Extensively illustrated classic of cosmography, geodesy, mensuration, perspective and optics Extensively illustrated classic of cosmography, geodesy, mensuration, perspective and optics Extensively illustrated classic of cosmography, geodesy, mensuration, perspective and optics Extensively illustrated classic of cosmography, geodesy, mensuration, perspective and optics View picture(s)

5 APIANUS (APIAN), Petrus and Gemma FRISIUS.
Cosmographia.
Antwerp, Jan Verwithagen (colophon printed by Verwithagen), 1574. 4to. Recased in 17th-century(?) limp sheepskin parchment, sewn on 3 wittawed thongs laced through the joints, with the title and author written in large textura lettering down the spine. With a large woodcut on the title-page (with a terrestrial globe and other instruments); 4 printed paper volvelles with moving parts and a woodcut sun dial with a string attached to its centre; a folding woodcut cordiform mappa mundi (block size 19 x 27.5 cm) with letterpress text in the margins; well over 100 further woodcut illustrations, diagrams, maps, etc., in the text. Further with a woodcut arabesque tailpiece, numerous woodcut decorated initials (8 series?), a decoration built up from arabesque fleurons, and letterpress tables. [2], 64, [2] ll. plus folding woodcut. Full description >>

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32 photographs depicting Tasmania in full glory

32 photographs depicting Tasmania in full glory 32 photographs depicting Tasmania in full glory 32 photographs depicting Tasmania in full glory 32 photographs depicting Tasmania in full glory 32 photographs depicting Tasmania in full glory View picture(s)

6 BEATTIE, John Watt.
[Album with 32 photographs of Tasmania].
Hobart, [ca. 1895]. Oblong folio (30 x 41cm). Later gold-tooled red morocco with title on front board, decorated endpapers, gilt edges. With 32 original photographs (ca. 17 x 23 cm), pasted on paperboard. Full description >>

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First edition of Beechey's pacific voyage, with detailed descriptions of San Francisco

First edition of Beechey's pacific voyage, with detailed descriptions of San Francisco First edition of Beechey's pacific voyage, with detailed descriptions of San Francisco First edition of Beechey's pacific voyage, with detailed descriptions of San Francisco First edition of Beechey's pacific voyage, with detailed descriptions of San Francisco First edition of Beechey's pacific voyage, with detailed descriptions of San Francisco View picture(s)

7 BEECHEY, Frederick William.
Narrative of a voyage to the Pacific and Beering's Strait, to co-operate with the Polar Expeditions: performed in His Majesty's ship Blossom, under the command of Captain F.W. Beechey, ... in the years 1825, 26,27,28.
London, Henry Colburn, Richard Bentley (back of vol. 2 title-page: printed by Thomas Davison), 1831. 2 volumes. 4to. Modern sprinkled half calf, gold-tooled spines with red and green morocco labels, Spanish-marbled sides and endpapers. With 3 engraved maps (2 folding) , 23 full-page plates and views (14 steel-engraved, 5 aquatint and 4 lithographed), and 1 engraved illustration in the text. With errata slip inserted after title-page of vol. 2.
XXI, [3], 392; VII, [1], [393]-742 pp.
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First edition of Belon's account of his travels in the Ottoman Empire, with a folding map of Mount Sinai

First edition of Belon's account of his travels in the Ottoman Empire, with a folding map of Mount Sinai First edition of Belon's account of his travels in the Ottoman Empire, with a folding map of Mount Sinai First edition of Belon's account of his travels in the Ottoman Empire, with a folding map of Mount Sinai First edition of Belon's account of his travels in the Ottoman Empire, with a folding map of Mount Sinai First edition of Belon's account of his travels in the Ottoman Empire, with a folding map of Mount Sinai View picture(s)

8 BELON, Pierre.
Les observations de plusieurs singularitez et choses memorables, trouvées en Grece, Asie, Judée, Egypte, Arabie et autres pays estranges.
Paris, Guillaume Cavellat (colophon: printed by Benoist Prévost for Gilles Corrozet, Guillaume Cavellat), 1553. 3 parts in 1 volume. 4to. 18th-century mottled calf, gold-tooled spine with gold-tooled label in the 2nd of 6 compartments, gold-tooled board edges. With Cavellat's woodcut device on title-page and the 2 part-titles, Corrozet's woodcut device on last page, 36 woodcut illustrations in the text (4 hand-coloured), numerous decorated initials (1 hand-coloured), and an extra added folding woodcut map (31 x 32.5 cm) showing Mount Sinai. The main text set in italic, with the preface and commentary in roman. [12], 210 [2] ll. Full description >>

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First edition of 2 letters from a Jesuit missionary, giving many Europeans their first account of India

First edition of 2 letters from a Jesuit missionary, giving many Europeans their first account of India First edition of 2 letters from a Jesuit missionary, giving many Europeans their first account of India First edition of 2 letters from a Jesuit missionary, giving many Europeans their first account of India First edition of 2 letters from a Jesuit missionary, giving many Europeans their first account of India First edition of 2 letters from a Jesuit missionary, giving many Europeans their first account of India View picture(s)

9 BERSE (BELGA, BARZEE, BARTZ.), Gaspar.
Epistolae Indicae in quibus luculenta extat descriptio rerum nuper in India Orientali praeclarè gestarum à theologis societatis Jesu: qui paucis abhinc annis infinita Indorum milia Christo Jesu Christiq[ue] ecclesiae mirabiliter adiunxerunt. Eiusdem argumenti epistolae complures brevi prodibunt, quae omnes bona fide narrant incredibilem ecclesiae Catholicae apud Indos & non ita pridem repertas insulas propagationem: estq[ue] historia illa si ulla quidem alia, nunc lectu dignissima jucundissimaq[ue].
(Colophon: Dillingen, Sebald Mayer, 1563). Small 8vo (15.5 x 10.5 cm). Contemporary limp vellum (given a reddish-brown surface stain), sewn on 3 split vellum tapes, laced through the cover, leather thong ties. With 2 woodcut decorated initials (and 1 repeat) showing scenes with people, including a martyr being thrown into a well. [96] ll. Full description >>

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Plantin’s first separately published Syriac New Testament, in miniature format

Plantin’s first separately published Syriac New Testament, in miniature format Plantin’s first separately published Syriac New Testament, in miniature format Plantin’s first separately published Syriac New Testament, in miniature format View picture(s)

10 [BIBLE – NEW TESTAMENT – SYRIAC]. [LEFÈVRE DE LA BODERIE, Guy (ed.)].
Novum Domini nostri Jesu Christi Testamentum Syriace.
Antwerp, Christoffel Plantin, 1575. Long 24mo in 8s (11 x 6.5 cm). Recased in old vellum, sewn on 3 cords, with a hollow back, with new endpapers added. With Plantin’s woodcut golden compasses device. Set in Hebrew type (4 sizes of meruba) with incidental roman. The pages proceed from right to left like a normal Syriac or Hebrew book. 380, [19], [1 blank] pp. Full description >>

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One of the first complete French-Arabic dictionaries

One of the first complete French-Arabic dictionaries One of the first complete French-Arabic dictionaries One of the first complete French-Arabic dictionaries View picture(s)

11 BOCTHOR, Ellious and A. Caussin de PERCEVAL.
Dictionnaire Français-Arabe.
Paris, Firmin Didot, 1828-1829. 2 volumnes. Large 4to. Near-contemporary sprinkled gold-tooled tanned sheepskin, sewn on 4 recessed cords, gold-tooled board edges, shell-marbled endpapers and matching marbled edges. VII, [1], 461, [1]; [4], 435, [1] pp. Full description >>

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A medical milestone acknowledging help from Javan natives, with a popular work on natural wonders

A medical milestone acknowledging help from Javan natives, with a popular work on natural wonders A medical milestone acknowledging help from Javan natives, with a popular work on natural wonders A medical milestone acknowledging help from Javan natives, with a popular work on natural wonders View picture(s)

12 BONTIUS, Jacobus (Jacob de BONDT).
De medicina Indoru[m]. Lib. IV. ...
Leiden, Franciscus Hackius, 1642. With an engraved title-page (with the title in a cartouche carried by an indigenous Javan in a feathered headdress, facing a European doctor with a snake on a staff, a griffon and other animals) signed by the engraver by Cornelis van Dalen, woodcut headpieces, tailpieces and initial letters. [6], "578" [= 576], [2]; 212, [4] pp. Full description >>

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"For the first time in English letters, travel was viewed as a science" (Parker)

"For the first time in English letters, travel was viewed as a science" (Parker) "For the first time in English letters, travel was viewed as a science" (Parker) "For the first time in English letters, travel was viewed as a science" (Parker) "For the first time in English letters, travel was viewed as a science" (Parker) "For the first time in English letters, travel was viewed as a science" (Parker) View picture(s)

13 BOURNE, William.
A booke called the treasure for traveilers, ...
London, [T. Dawson for] T. Woodcock, 1578. 5 parts in 1 volume. 4to. Late 18th-century half calf, red morocco spine label, marbled sides, red edges (neatly rebacked). Title-page and the 3 part-titles (to parts 3-5) each with a decoration built up from cast fleurons, also used as a tailpiece, with full-page woodcut coat of arms of the dedicatee, full-page woodcut diagrammatic surveying map, 36 woodcuts in the text and woodcut factotums. [11], "29" [= 34]; 25, [1]; 22, [1], [1 blank]; 21, [1]; [2], 5-"16" [=14], [4] ll. Full description >>

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Rare Dutch manual of military exercises, with 82 plates

Rare Dutch manual of military exercises, with 82 plates Rare Dutch manual of military exercises, with 82 plates Rare Dutch manual of military exercises, with 82 plates Rare Dutch manual of military exercises, with 82 plates Rare Dutch manual of military exercises, with 82 plates View picture(s)

14 BOXEL, Johan.
Exercitie memorie van de compagnie guardes van de Ed: Groot Mog: Heeren Staten van Holland en West-Vrieslandt. Bestaende in 't exerceren van 't musquet, spies, ende de generale exercitie; ...
The Hague, Nicolaes van Coevenhoven, [privilege dated 18 February 1669]. 2 parts in 1 volume. 4to. Gold-tooled, sprinkled, tanned sheepskin (ca. 1727), sewn on 5 cords, with the arms of R[?]. Von Ilten in an oval on the front board (2 collared greyhounds, courant, mantled, helmed and crested with a greyhound before a column topped by a 6-pointed star and feathers), spine with title in 2nd of 6 compartments and floral decorations in the other compartments and on the ribs, blind-tooled board edges, edges sprinkled red and brown. With a letterpress general title-page printed in red and black, 2 engraved part-titles (integral for part 1, with the arms of Holland, a landscape with a city, allegorical figures and military attributes; inserted as a plate for part 2, with 2 soldiers flanking the title and a battle scene) and 82 engraved illustration plates (part 1: 36 + 20 = 56; part 2: 18 + 8 = 26). [52], 11, [1 blank] pp. incl. integral engr. part 1 title, + 82 plates & engr. part 2 title. Full description >>

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Rare first Italian edition of Brady's vocabulary of the aboriginal language of southwest Australia

Rare first Italian edition of Brady's vocabulary of the aboriginal language of southwest Australia View picture(s)

15 BRADY, John.
Vocabulario della lingua native dell'Australia Occidentale.
Rome, Sacra Congregazione de Propaganda Fide, 1845. Small 12mo? (14 x 9 cm). Contemporary blue paper wrappers, sewn without supports through 2 holes. 49, [1], [2 blank] pp. Full description >>

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108 original watercolour drawings of orchids in large folio format presented by the author to his daughter Aimée

108 original watercolour drawings of orchids in large folio format presented by the author to his daughter Aimée 108 original watercolour drawings of orchids in large folio format presented by the author to his daughter Aimée 108 original watercolour drawings of orchids in large folio format presented by the author to his daughter Aimée 108 original watercolour drawings of orchids in large folio format presented by the author to his daughter Aimée 108 original watercolour drawings of orchids in large folio format presented by the author to his daughter Aimée View picture(s)

16 CAMUS, Edmond Gustave.
Iconographie des orchidées des environs de Paris.
[Paris], 1885. Full description >>

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Atlas with 52 fine original watercolour drawings of orchids

Atlas with 52 fine original watercolour drawings of orchids Atlas with 52 fine original watercolour drawings of orchids Atlas with 52 fine original watercolour drawings of orchids Atlas with 52 fine original watercolour drawings of orchids Atlas with 52 fine original watercolour drawings of orchids View picture(s)

17 CAMUS, Edmond Gustave.
Orchidées de France.
[Paris], 1895. Imperial 4to (32 x 26.5 cm). Burgundy half morocco binding, marbled sides, title and author gold-stamped on spine, marbled endleaves. With a calligraphed title-page, 52 finely drawn watercolours on 51 leaves of orchid varieties, finished with arabic gum, and 1 leaf with mounted photographic portrait of the author. Full description >>

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Dutch corvette attacked by daimyo opposed to foreigners in Japan. Second edition, from the library of one of the ancestors of its First Mate

Dutch corvette attacked by daimyo opposed to foreigners in Japan. Second edition, from the library of one of the ancestors of its First Mate Dutch corvette attacked by daimyo opposed to foreigners in Japan. Second edition, from the library of one of the ancestors of its First Mate Dutch corvette attacked by daimyo opposed to foreigners in Japan. Second edition, from the library of one of the ancestors of its First Mate Dutch corvette attacked by daimyo opposed to foreigners in Japan. Second edition, from the library of one of the ancestors of its First Mate Dutch corvette attacked by daimyo opposed to foreigners in Japan. Second edition, from the library of one of the ancestors of its First Mate View picture(s)

18 CASEMBROOT, François de.
De Medusa in de wateren van Japan, in 1863 en 1864; ... Tweede druk, met een plaatje en twee kaartjes.
The Hague, Van Cleef brothers, 1865. 8vo. Original publisher's lithographed wrappers, with the Dutch flag, on the front and back, coloured on by hand. With wood-engraved device on title-page, lithographed frontispiece, showing the steamer Medusa in the Straits of Shimonoseki, and 2 folding maps showing the battle formations near Japan, lithographed by Samuel Lankhout, the Hague. VIII, 136 pp. Full description >>

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67 splendid plates of the East Adriatic coast after drawings by Louis-François Cassas

67 splendid plates of the East Adriatic coast after drawings by Louis-François Cassas 67 splendid plates of the East Adriatic coast after drawings by Louis-François Cassas 67 splendid plates of the East Adriatic coast after drawings by Louis-François Cassas 67 splendid plates of the East Adriatic coast after drawings by Louis-François Cassas 67 splendid plates of the East Adriatic coast after drawings by Louis-François Cassas View picture(s)

19 CASSAS, Louis-François and Joseph de LAVALLÉE.
Voyage pittoresque et historique de l'Istrie et Dalmatie.
Paris, (back of half-title: printed by Pierre Didot l'aine), An X - 1802. Royal folio (50 x 33 cm). Half calf (ca. 1900), gold and blind-tooled spine, textured-cloth sides, sprinkled edges. Engraved title-page with etched view, double-page etched map of Istria and Dalmatia, 66 etched plates, maps, and plans (7 folding and 2 double-page; numbered 1-60 plus 9, 18, 27, 37, 54 and 55), 3 etched headpieces. VIII, 190, [1], [1 blank] pp. Full description >>

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Eulogy of João de Castro, Viceroy of Portuguese India, who travelled the coasts of the Arabian peninsula

Eulogy of João de Castro, Viceroy of Portuguese India, who travelled the coasts of the Arabian peninsula Eulogy of João de Castro, Viceroy of Portuguese India, who travelled the coasts of the Arabian peninsula Eulogy of João de Castro, Viceroy of Portuguese India, who travelled the coasts of the Arabian peninsula Eulogy of João de Castro, Viceroy of Portuguese India, who travelled the coasts of the Arabian peninsula View picture(s)

20 [COELHO, Simão Torresão and João Pinto RIBEIRO].
Elogio do muy valeroso, e de raras virtudes dom Ioão de Castro illustrissimo governador, & visorrey da India.
Lisbon, Domingos Lopes Rosa, 1642. Small 4to (19 x 15 cm). 19th-century half tan sheepskin, sewn on 2 recessed cords, blind-tooled spine with black morocco label, refurbished ca. 1925 with grey paper sides and new endpapers. With a large woodcut ship (flying flags of the Knights of St John of Malta and the name "In Tempus") on title-page, the whole in a frame of rules and cast arabesque fleurons, a woodcut tailpiece and a large woodcut decorated initial. Set in roman and italic type. "108" [= 109], [2], [1 blank] pp. Full description >>

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