Shopping cart (0 items € 0)
Advanced search


Ordinances and decrees of the interim government
leading to the "Lone Star" Texas Republic

[TEXAS REPUBLIC]. Ordinances and decrees of the consultation, provisional government of Texas and the convention, which assembled at Washington March 1, 1836. By order of the secretay[!] of State.
Houston, National Banner Office (printed by Niles & Company). 1838. 8vo. Modern brown half morocco (SANGORSKI & SUTCLIFFE, London). Full description
€ 9,500
Order Inquire Terms of sale

Well-published world atlas with 109 engraved maps, all coloured by hand

TIRION, Isaak. Nieuwe en beknopte hand-atlas. Bestaande in eene verzameling van eenige der algemeenste en nodigste landkaarten; ... na de alderlaatste ontdekkingen van De L'Isle en anderen opgesteld.
Amsterdam, [widow of] Isaak Tirion, [1770]. Folio (42 x 26.5 cm). With 109 engraved maps (106 double-page and 3 larger folding; plate size mostly ca. 30 x 34 cm), all coloured as published. Contemporary half calf. Full description
€ 28,000
Order Inquire Terms of sale

Chinese botany and agriculture, North America, Linnaeus and Benjamin Franklin

TORÉN, Olof. Voyage de Mons. Olof Torée[,] Aumonier de la Compagnie Suedoise des Indes Orientales, fait à Surate, à la Chine &c.
Milan, Reycends brothers, 1771.
(2) ECKEBERG, Carl Gustaf. Précis historique de l'économie rurale des Chinois.
Milan, Reycends brothers, 1771.
(3) BLACKFORD, Dominique de. Précis de l'état actuel des colonies Angloises dans l'Amérique Septentrionale.
Milan, Reycends brothers, 1771. 3 works in 1 volume. 12mo. Contemporary French mottled calf, gold-tooled spine. Full description
€ 3,250
Order Inquire Terms of sale

Beautifully illustrated flora of the state of New York

TORREY, John. A flora of the State of New York, comprising full descriptions of all the indigenous and naturalized plants hitherto discovered in the state; with remarks on their economical and medicinal properties.
Albany, Carroll and Cook, 1843. 2 volumes. 4to. With a lithographed general title-page in each volume and 162 hand-coloured lithographed plates. Original publisher's blind- and gold-blocked cloth. Full description
€ 750
Order Inquire Terms of sale

An experienced traveller sharing his knowledge

[TRAVEL - BRAZIL - EUROPE - AFRICA]. Aanmerkingen van eenen reiziger, over Hollandt, Duitschlandt, Italie, Spanje, Portugaal, Brazilie, Africa. En eenige eilanden in de Middelandsche Zee ...
Amsterdam, Andriaan Wor, heirs of Gerard Onder de Linden, for the translator, 1729. 4to. 19th-century white half parchment. Full description
€ 4,950
Order Inquire Terms of sale

Treatise on the decolonization of America

TURGOT, Anne Robert Jacques. Mémoire sur les colonies Américaines, sur leurs relations politques avec leurs métropoles, et sur la manière dont la France et L'Espagne ont dû envisager les suites de l'indépendance des Etats-Unis de l'Amérique.
Paris, Pierre-Samuel Dupont, 1791. 8vo. 19th-century half calf, gold-tooled spine. Full description
€ 6,000
Order Inquire Terms of sale

With the famous world map

VADIANUS, Joachim (Joachim von WATT). Epitome trium terrae partium, Asiae, Africae et Europae compendiariam locorum descriptionem continens, praecipue autem quorum in actis Lucas, passim autem evangelistae & apostoli meminere.
Zurich, Christoph Froschauer, 1534. Folio. With woodcut printer's device on title-page, numerous decorated woodcut initials and a double page woodcut world map "Typus cosmographus universalis" after Sebastian Münster. Modern calf. Full description
€ 38,500
Order Inquire Terms of sale

"This work ranks with the voyages of Cook and La Pérouse
among the most important of the 18th and 19th centuries"

VANCOUVER, George. Reisen nach dem nördlichem[!] Theile der Südsee während der Jahre 1790 bis 1795. Aus dem Englischen übersetzt und mit Anmerkungen begleitet von Joh. Friedr. Wilh. Herbst.
Berlin, (colophon: printed by Johann Wilhelm Schmidt) for the Vossische Buchhandlung, 1799-1800. 2 volumes. 8vo. With a large folding engraved map (52 x 42 cm) by Ferdinand Sprögel (Berlin, 1800) of the northwest coast of America, and 2 folding aquatints. Contemporary half calf. Full description
€ 2,950
Order Inquire Terms of sale
323 books found / Show all