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On the second Burmese war

On the second Burmese war On the second Burmese war On the second Burmese war On the second Burmese war View picture(s)

1 BAKER, Thomas Turner.
The recent operations of the British forces at Rangoon and Martaban.
London, Harrison for Thomas Hatchard, 1852. 8vo. Original blindstamped cloth with gilt title on spine: "Rangoon", made by J. DEAN, at the Strand. Lithographed frontispiece in a beautiful colouring showing the Burmese deputation presenting the King of Ava's letter, one lithographed plate of a vessel which the Burmese gave th name "Yathunah-gee-mhou", meaning "Precious, Sleek, Excellent sailing ship" and two folding lithographed plates, one being a coastal view of the town of Rangoon and the other showing the attack of the Dunnoo Stockade, all platesd lithographed by Martin & Hood. VII, 78 pp. Full description >>

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Bible illustrations in contemporary colour and heightened with gold

Bible illustrations in contemporary colour and heightened with gold Bible illustrations in contemporary colour and heightened with gold Bible illustrations in contemporary colour and heightened with gold Bible illustrations in contemporary colour and heightened with gold Bible illustrations in contemporary colour and heightened with gold View picture(s)

2 [BIBLE - DUTCH].
Biblia, dat is de gantsche H. Schrifture, vervattende alle de canonijcke boecken des Ouden en des Nieuwen  Testaments.
Amsterdam, widow of Paulus Aertsz. van Ravesteyn, 1660. 3 parts in 1 volume. Folio. Contemporary black shark's skin, spine ribbed, with 8 large silver corner-pieces and 2 large silver clasps, richly incised with ornamental shell-design, fully gilt and partly gauffered edges. With engraved general title, 2 separate titles, 6 double-page engraved maps by Nic. Visscher, including a worldmap and a plan of Jerusalem, all beautifully coloured by hand and heightened with gold, and 336 bible-illustrations on 42 leaves, all richly coloured by hand and heightened with gold. [20], 302, [2], 149; 164, [10]; [2], 66 ll. Full description >>

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22 hand-coloured costume plates

22 hand-coloured costume plates 22 hand-coloured costume plates 22 hand-coloured costume plates 22 hand-coloured costume plates 22 hand-coloured costume plates View picture(s)

3 BIEDENFELD, Ferdinand von.
Ursprung, Aufleben, Größe, Herrschaft, Verfall und jetzige Zustände sämmtlicher Mönchs- und Klosterfrauenorden im Orient und Occident. Nebst der illuminirten Abbildungen von 77 verschiedenen geistlichen Orden.
Weimar, Bernhard Friedrich Vogt, 1837-1839. 3 volumes. 8vo. Contemporary marbled boards. With 21 full-page hand-coloured lithographs (including 2 frontispieces) and large folding table. XXX, 322; XX, 413 [= 414], [2]; XX, 120, [4] pp. Full description >>

Related Subjects: Art & Architecture  Catholicism  Church History  Colour-Plate Books  Costumes  History  Religion & Devotion 

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12 issues bound together

12 issues bound together 12 issues bound together 12 issues bound together 12 issues bound together 12 issues bound together View picture(s)

4 [BOTANY].
Popular flowers. The geranium. The pansy. The carnation. The fuchsia. The dahlia. The rose. The camellia. The cactus. The chrysanthemum. The auricula. The hyacinth. The tulip. Its propagation, cultivation and general treatment in all seasons. To which is added a list of new and choice plants.
London, R. Tyas, 1843. 11 parts in one vol. 12mo (16 x 10 cm). Contemporary green calf, black title label on spine.   With 12 lithographed handcoloured frontispieces. 143, (2) pp. Full description >>

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Using optics to explain how people see ghosts

Using optics to explain how people see ghosts Using optics to explain how people see ghosts Using optics to explain how people see ghosts Using optics to explain how people see ghosts Using optics to explain how people see ghosts View picture(s)

5 BROWN, J.H.
Brown's kleurvisioenen met een woord ter aanwijzing en verklaring.
Leeuwarden, Hugo Suringar, [1866]. 4to. Original illustrated green cloth-backed boards, flyleaves with publishers advertisements. With 16 numbered lithographed plates (13 hand-coloured) lithographed by Morriën & Amand, Amsterdam. [8] pp. Full description >>

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An interesting combination: the description of the hippopotamus and the decapitation of snails

An interesting combination: the description of the hippopotamus and the decapitation of snails An interesting combination: the description of the hippopotamus and the decapitation of snails An interesting combination: the description of the hippopotamus and the decapitation of snails An interesting combination: the description of the hippopotamus and the decapitation of snails An interesting combination: the description of the hippopotamus and the decapitation of snails View picture(s)

6 BUFFON, Georges Louis Leclerc, Comte de.
De natuurlyke historie, van den hippopotamus of het rivierpaard. Vertaald door den Hr. C. van Engelen. Met eenige byvoegzelen uit oude en nieuwe schryvers vermeerderd. Verrykt met eene afbeelding van dit wonderlyk dier; nauwkeurig getekend en in 't koper gebragt naar het opgezette, dat tegenwoordig berust in het Kabinet van Natuurlyke Zeldzaamheden, van zyne doorlugtige hoogheid den Heere Prins van Orange, enz., enz. Neffens eenige waarneemingen gedaan by het opzetten, van 't voorgenoemde rivierpaard. Door den Hr. J.C. Klockner.
Amsterdam, J.H. Schneider, 1775. 4to. Contemporary half calf, spine gilt in 7 compartments, orange title label lettered in gold. Full-page engraved plate of a hippopotamus standing on the banks of the Nile by B. de Bakker after the drawing by A. Andriesen. 24 pp. Full description >>

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Beautiful shell book

Beautiful shell book Beautiful shell book Beautiful shell book Beautiful shell book Beautiful shell book View picture(s)

7 BURTIN, François Xavier.
Oryctographie de Bruxelles, ou description des fossiles, tant naturels qu'accidentels découverts jusqu'à ce jour dans les environs de cette ville.
(Brussels), L'imprimerie de Le Maire, Se vend Chez L'auteur, 1784. Folio. Half calf. With engraved illustrated title by Pris after M.J. Speeckaert, and illustrations of shell fossils on 32 colour-printed engraved plates, finished by hand. 152 pp. Full description >>

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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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The various games children can play with their dolls

The various games children can play with their dolls The various games children can play with their dolls The various games children can play with their dolls The various games children can play with their dolls The various games children can play with their dolls View picture(s)

9 [CHILDREN'S BOOKS].
De koningin der poppen.
Amst., G.Theod. Bom, (1867). Large 8vo. Orig. half cloth with full-page tinted lithographed  plate, beautifully finished by hand on front cover, showing the Queen of Dolls in centre with 9 small scenes of playing with dolls in clouds around her. With 12 full-page tinted lithographed plates, incl. title, all beautifully finished by hand, versos blank. (11) lvs. text Full description >>

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273 coats of arms 1266-1753, including the Governors of the Dutch East Indies 1610-1743

273 coats of arms 1266-1753, including the Governors of the Dutch East Indies 1610-1743 273 coats of arms 1266-1753, including the Governors of the Dutch East Indies 1610-1743 273 coats of arms 1266-1753, including the Governors of the Dutch East Indies 1610-1743 273 coats of arms 1266-1753, including the Governors of the Dutch East Indies 1610-1743 273 coats of arms 1266-1753, including the Governors of the Dutch East Indies 1610-1743 View picture(s)

10 [MANUSCRIPT - COAT OF ARMS - LOW COUNTRIES].
[Armorial of the Bishopric of Liège and of officials of and associated with the Low Countries].
[Utrecht or vicinity?, ca. 1740-ca. 1753]. Folio in 6s (33 x 21.5 cm). Contemporary blind-tooled sprinkled calf sewn on 6 cords. Manuscript armorial with 273 coats of arms (plus 7 with names and information but with the arms left blank), nearly all coloured and (where appropriate) with gold and silver, the dated ones ranging from 1266 to 1753, including the Bishops of Liège, Stadtholders and other leading officials of Holland, West Friesland and Zeeland, Governors of the Dutch East Indies, Teutonic Knights of the Order of Jerusalem and representatives at the Congress of Utrecht, 1712-1713. [78] ll. Full description >>

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Hand-coloured devotional prints series after Maerten de Vos

Hand-coloured devotional prints series after Maerten de Vos Hand-coloured devotional prints series after Maerten de Vos Hand-coloured devotional prints series after Maerten de Vos Hand-coloured devotional prints series after Maerten de Vos View picture(s)

11 COLLAERT, Adriaen.
Vita Iesu Salvatoris, varijs iconibus ab Adriano Collart expressa.
[Antwerp], Adriaen Collaert, [ca. 1600]. Small 8vo (13.5 x 8.5 cm). Modern sheepskin parchment. With engraved title-page highlighted with gold, and 35 numbered engraved plates, crudely coloured by a contemporary hand and highlighted with gold. All illustrations with captions from the New Testament below. [1], [35] ll. Full description >>

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Dutch costumes

Dutch costumes Dutch costumes Dutch costumes Dutch costumes Dutch costumes View picture(s)

12 [COSTUMES - NETHERLANDS].
Kleederdragten en typen der bewoners van Nederland.
Amsterdam, P.G. van Lom, (ca. 1850). Concertina book (170 x 115 mm). Yellow boards with printed title on frontcover. With 16 coloured lithographs. Full description >>

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On the origins of speech

On the origins of speech On the origins of speech On the origins of speech On the origins of speech On the origins of speech View picture(s)

13 COURT DE GEBELIN, [Antoine].
Histoire Naturelle de la Parole, ou Précis de l'Origine du Language & de la Grammaire Universelle. Extrait du Monde Primitif.
Paris. l'Auteur Boudet, etc., 1776. Contemp. green vellum, with red title-label on spine. With fine engraved allegorical frontispiece by C.P. Marillier, engraved by A. Romanet, folding engraved plate with two primitive alphabets, and folding colour-printed plate of tongue, larynx and speech-organs by DAGOTY. (4), 400 pp. Full description >>

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By Jean Jacques Rousseau's doctor

By Jean Jacques Rousseau's doctor By Jean Jacques Rousseau's doctor By Jean Jacques Rousseau's doctor View picture(s)

14 DARAN, Jacques.
Observations Chirurgicales, sur les Maladies de l'Urethre, traitées suivant une nouvelle methode.
Nouvelle edition. Paris, Debure l'Aîné, 1748. Sm.8vo. Contemporary marbled calf, spine richly gilt with red title-label, with gilt triple fillet borders on sides with gilt flowered ornaments at the four corners and large gilt coat of arms in centre on both sides, g.e. With large folding colour-printed plate by J. Gautier d'Agoty. (4), CCXX, 429, (3) pp. Full description >>

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Famous military manual in magnificent contemporary colouring. From the library of the last Margrave of Bergen op Zoom, grandson of Leopold Philippe, Duke of Arenberg

Famous military manual in magnificent contemporary colouring. From the library of the last Margrave of Bergen op Zoom, grandson of Leopold Philippe, Duke of Arenberg Famous military manual in magnificent contemporary colouring. From the library of the last Margrave of Bergen op Zoom, grandson of Leopold Philippe, Duke of Arenberg Famous military manual in magnificent contemporary colouring. From the library of the last Margrave of Bergen op Zoom, grandson of Leopold Philippe, Duke of Arenberg Famous military manual in magnificent contemporary colouring. From the library of the last Margrave of Bergen op Zoom, grandson of Leopold Philippe, Duke of Arenberg Famous military manual in magnificent contemporary colouring. From the library of the last Margrave of Bergen op Zoom, grandson of Leopold Philippe, Duke of Arenberg View picture(s)

15 GHEYN, Jacob II de.
Waffenhandlung von den Rören. Musquetten. undt Spiessen. Gestalt nach der ordnung dess Hochgebornen Fursten und Herrn herrn Moritzen Printzen zu Oranien, Graffen zu Nassaw & Gubernatorn und Capitein General uber Gelderlandt, Hollandt, Zeelandt, Utrecht, Oberijssel &c. Figurlichen abgebildet, …
The Hague, [Hillebrant Jacobsz. van Wouw], [1607-1608]. 3 parts in 1 volume. Small 1mo (37.5 x 28 cm). 18th-century mottled calf sewn on 5 cords, gold-tooled with the arms of the Count Palatine of Sulzbach and his wife on each board and richly gold-tooled spine with initials "BP" in top compartment, red and green spine labels in the second and third, marbled endpapers, blue mottled edges. With engraved title-page (the coat of arms of the dedicatee, Henry Frederick, eldest son of King James I of England, the title and the imprint were engraved on 3 separate slips of paper pasted over areas left blank for that purpose) and 117 full-page engraved plates (ca. 26 x 19 cm): 42 numbered plates in part 1, 43 partly-numbered plates in part 2 and 32 numbered plates in part 3. The first plate in each part is signed by the artist Jacob de Gheyn ("IDGheijn in,"), in manuscript in parts 1 and 2 and in the plate in part 3. All plates and the engraved title-page magnificently coloured and lavishly highlighted with silver and gold by a contemporary hand. The plates show exercises with the arquebus (part 1), musket (part 2), and pike (part 3). Although the title and imprint are in German, the dedication and note to the reader are in English, according with the English arms on the title-page, and the texts are in English, French, German and Dutch. [10], [8], [11] ll. Full description >>

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The voyages of Kotzebue, Mungo Park, Captain James and others

The voyages of Kotzebue, Mungo Park, Captain James and others The voyages of Kotzebue, Mungo Park, Captain James and others The voyages of Kotzebue, Mungo Park, Captain James and others The voyages of Kotzebue, Mungo Park, Captain James and others The voyages of Kotzebue, Mungo Park, Captain James and others View picture(s)

16 GLATZ, Jacob.
Merkwaardige reizen in en door vreemde werelddeelen, ingerigt naar de vatbaarheid der jeugd. Naar het Hoogduitsch.
Vierde druk. Amsterdam, Wed. M.H. Helmig, 1831. 3 vols. Small 8vo. Original boards, with green title-labels on spine. With 12 full-page engraved plates by G.I. de Huijzer after L. van Ollefen, all beautifully coloured by hand. VIII, 198; 217; 194 pp. Full description >>

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Two fine works on Dutch costumes

Two fine works on Dutch costumes Two fine works on Dutch costumes Two fine works on Dutch costumes Two fine works on Dutch costumes Two fine works on Dutch costumes View picture(s)

17 GREEVEN, Hendrik.
Collection des costumes des Provinces Septentrionales du Royaume des Pays-Bas. Verzameling der kleederdragten in de Noordelijke Provincien van het Koningrijk der Nederlanden.
Amsterdam, Paris, Frans Buffa et Zoonen, Engelmann et Cie., 1828 (-1829). 4to. Contemporary marbled boards, title ' Collection de Costumes des Pays-Bas' lettered in gold on red morocco label on frontcover. With lithographed title in French and Dutch, leaf with lithographed index in Dutch & French, and 20 full-page lithographed plates of Dutch costumes by Vallon de Villeneuve after designs by Hendrik Greeven, all with title in French and Dutch underneath and all richly and beautifully coloured by hand. (24) lvs. text in French and English. Full description >>

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Standard work on the nobility of Friesland with 252 beautifully coloured coats of arms

Standard work on the nobility of Friesland with 252 beautifully coloured coats of arms Standard work on the nobility of Friesland with 252 beautifully coloured coats of arms Standard work on the nobility of Friesland with 252 beautifully coloured coats of arms Standard work on the nobility of Friesland with 252 beautifully coloured coats of arms View picture(s)

18 HAAN HETTEMA, Montanus de and Arent van HALMAEL.
Stamboek van den Frieschen, vroegeren en lateren, adel, uit oude en echte bescheiden en aanteekeningen, en met bijvoeging van de wapens der onderscheidene geslachten, opgemaakt.
Leeuwarden, D. Meindersma, 1846. 2 volumes. Large folio (45.5 x 29.5 cm). Contemporary gold-tooled mottled calf, sewn on 5 recessed cords, each board with the coat of arms in the centre and a border made with a laef and flower roll and a bead roll, the arms with a count's(?) crown and a chain (alternating crowns and religious symbols) with the order of Malta (the arms in quarters 2 and 4 might be from the Haersolte family), gold-tooled board edges, shell-marbled endpapers. With 2 lithographed title-pages (showing a wide variety of decorated lettering), 2 letterpress half-titles (with white-outlined and drop-shadowed slab-serif capitals), 2 folding letterpress tables, 42 full-page hand-coloured lithographed plates (with the heraldic tinctures, including gold and silver), each showing 6 coats of arms. [4], III [1 blank], XII, 416, 8, 3 [1 blank]; [4], 292, 14, 3, 2, [1 blank], 68 pp. Full description >>

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For the little children of France, by their Uncle Hansi

For the little children of France, by their Uncle Hansi For the little children of France, by their Uncle Hansi For the little children of France, by their Uncle Hansi For the little children of France, by their Uncle Hansi For the little children of France, by their Uncle Hansi View picture(s)

19 HANSI, l'Oncle.
Mon village ceux qui n'oublient pas.
Paris, H. Floury, (ca. 1913). Oblong 8vo. Original decorated cloth. Richly illustrated with 15 full colour plates and numerous colour illustrations in text. 33 pp. Full description >>

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Finely illustrated of catalogue of Roman antiquities, excavated near Xanten

Finely illustrated of catalogue of Roman antiquities, excavated near Xanten Finely illustrated of catalogue of Roman antiquities, excavated near Xanten Finely illustrated of catalogue of Roman antiquities, excavated near Xanten Finely illustrated of catalogue of Roman antiquities, excavated near Xanten Finely illustrated of catalogue of Roman antiquities, excavated near Xanten View picture(s)

20 HOUBEN, Philipp and Frans FIEDLER.
Denkmaeler von Castra Vetera und Colonia Traiana in Ph. Houben's Antiquarium zu Xanten.
Xanten, (back of title-page: Wesel, printed by Becker brothers), 1839. Imperial 4to (36 x 27.5 cm). 19th-century gold-tooled green half cloth, "Gustav" chemical-marbled sides, red sprinkled edges, preserving original publisher's lithographed front wrapper. With 48 full-page hand-coloured lithographed plates and 1 folding hand-coloured lithographed map of Xanten and surroundings. VIII, 70 pp. Full description >>

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