A very important collection of original designs and photographs from the beginning of the French automotive industry

Carrosserie Mühlbacher Paris - 6 albums with 214 original model drawings and 203 photos of automobiles. (c.1890-1905). An exceptional, very important collection of unique designs, model drawings and photographs of automobiles by one of the most famous French coachbuilders of the late 19th – early 20th century.
EUR 49.000,-

A very important collection of original designs and photographs from the beginning of the French automotive industry

Sehr seltenes Werk über die Universität Erfurt

MOTSCHMANN, Just Christoph; SINNHOLD, J. N.; OSANN, G.N. - Erfordia literata oder Gelehrtes Erffurth. Worinnen so wohl von der Beschaffenheit und Einrichtung der Erffurthischen Universitat als auch von denen Gelehrten Leuten, welche sich hieselbst mit Schrifften beruhmt oder bekannt gemacht ausfuhrliche Nachricht ertheilet wird. 6 Teile in 1 Band. Dazu Erfordia literata continuata. 5 Tle. in 1 Bd. Dazu Erfordia Literata: Oder Gelehrtes Frankfurt. Des dritten Bandes Erstes (Zweites) Stuck (alles) in 1 Bd. 3 Bände. Erfurt, Ritschel / Crusius / Weber, 1729-1753.
EUR 950,-

Sehr seltenes Werk über die Universität Erfurt

Important manuscripts on firearms

AUDOIN, E. - Mecanismes d'Armes. Pistolets automatiques. / Revolvers. France, 1936-1937. 2 volumes. Folio. With 327 drawings. Contemporary half leather bindings.

These exceptional manuscripts contain an important source of information on firearms from the second half of the 19th and early 20th-century. Both volumes include descriptions of 148 firearms of the most important contemporary manufacturers.

EUR 6500,-

Important manuscripts on firearms

Very rare zoological engravings after Abraham Bloemaert

Boetius Bolswert (c.1580 - 1633); after Abraham Bloemaert (1564-1651) - Natus Dei solius ad servitium, cinctis homo, per hund, creates imperat. Amsterdam, Claes Jansz. Visscher, 1632. Oblong 4to. 14 numbered engravings.
EUR 2.200,-

Very rare zoological engravings after Abraham Bloemaert

Rare set of ornithological prints after Collaert

Visscher, Nicolaes; Collaert, Adriaen (after) - Avium vivae et artificiosissimae delineationes. Amsterdam, Nicolaes Visscher, 1659.
Oblong-4to. 24 engravings.
EUR 3.500,-

Rare set of ornithological prints after Collaert

Only copy known

Hippopotamus. La Virtu dell'Hippopotamo, over Caval Marino. - Perugia, Jesi, Rimini, Milano & Mantova, (c.1610) 1 sheet.
Only known copy of this extremely rare broadside.

EUR 4.500,-

Only copy known

Art Nouveau children’s book manuscript

BRUCH, Hans und Margarete - Märchenritt! Wer kommt mit? (Germany, 1912). Large-Folio [440 x 364 mm] 16 pages. With numerous watercolor drawings.
EUR 1500,- .

Art Nouveau children’s book manuscript

A newly discovered important album with drawings by the Marquise d’Argens, depicting the collection of classical antiquities at the Sanssouci Palace

MARQUISE D'ARGENS, Barbe Cochois (1723/1725-1780) - Desseins originaux d'apres l'antique. Folio [37.2 x 24.3 cm]. 119 leaves, including printed title and two blanks. With 122 drawings in red chalk. Contemporary half leather binding.
EUR 2800,- .

A newly discovered important album with drawings by the Marquise d’Argens, depicting the collection of classical antiquities at the Sanssouci Palace

An Important Grand Tour Album

DESPLAN, Antoine Jean Baptiste - Mon Voyage de Rome à Naples fait en pied en 1821 en compagnie de Léopold Robert Peintre, Barbot, Benois, Thierry, Architectes, Ancharsvard Officier Suédois, Porchet toursite-amateur et César Chien Caniche. Italy, 1821. Large folio [69 x 51cm] 112 Sheets. With manuscript title and 368 mounted wash and watercolor drawings. Unbound.
EUR 85.000,- .

An Important Grand Tour Album

Constantine Photo Album

LEROUX, Alexandre - Constantine. Algeria, c.1880. Oblong-folio [355 x 470 mm] 18 pages. With 25 large photographs. Original blindstamped cloth with leather spine.
EUR 900,-

Constantine Photo Album

Early drawing album of Algeria

Deitte, Alphonse (1806-1856) - Album with 18 original drawings of views in Algeria. Made during the French colonisation in the 1840's. Algeria, 1840's.
Very rare and important drawing album from the early colonisation years of Algeria.
EUR 3.500,-

Early drawing album of Algeria

Rare Atlas of the Baudin expedition to Australia

PERON, Francois Auguste, Charles Lesueur and Nicolas Petit - Voyage de découvertes aux Terres Australes executé par ordre de S.M. l'Empereur et Roi. Partie historique rédigée par M.F. Péron. Atlas par MM. Lesueur et Petit. Paris, (1824). Extremely scarce second edition of this important atlas of the official account of the Baudin voyage to the Pacific. With 25 more plates than the first edition.
EUR 9.500,-

Rare Atlas of the Baudin expedition to Australia

First book edition of George Washington’s last speech in Congress and the first American binding bearing the Great Seal of the United States

WASHINGTON, George. Columbia's Legacy... To which is added, his speech to the congress, at their present session, which terminates his political career. Philadelphia, Sweitzer & Ormrod, December 10th, 1796.
EUR 75.000,-

First book edition of George Washington’s last speech in Congress and the first American binding bearing the Great Seal of the United States
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