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

Highly important unpublished eyewitness diary of the famous tour of France by emperor Joseph II in 1777, revealing, among other things, the true circumstances of the meetings with Benjamin Franklin and Jean Jacques Rousseau

COBENZL, Philipp von - Journal de mon voyage en France avec l'Empereur Joseph en 1777. Manuscript on paper. 92 pp. folio.
EUR 45.000,-

Highly important unpublished eyewitness diary of the famous tour of France by emperor Joseph II in 1777, revealing, among other things, the true circumstances of the meetings with Benjamin Franklin and Jean Jacques Rousseau

Important manuscript of Vauban’s last work

VAUBAN, Sebastien le Pretre deTraité de la Deffence des Places Par Feu le Marechal de Vauban. (France), 1706. 410 pages. With 8 folded manuscript plans.
Extremely rare contemporary manuscript of Vauban's last work. Our manuscript is believed to be an early text version of Vauban's last work, and enables further scholarly research into the history of the text.
EUR 6500,-

Important manuscript of Vauban’s last work

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

The anti-Islamic writings of Denis the Carthusian

Denis the Carthusian - Contra Alchoranum & sectam Machometicam libri quinque. Cologne, Peter Quentel, 1533. 8vo [153 x 99 mm] 18th century morocco with gilt floral ornaments on spine, gilt border on both covers, inside dentelles, all edges gilt. (16), 628, (i.e. 626), (2) pp.

EUR 3500,-

The anti-Islamic writings of Denis the Carthusian

Testimony of the customs of early 15th century France

Boutillier, Jean - La grant somme rural. Paris, (Pierre Sergent) and Denis Janot, 1538. Very rare edition of Boutillier's important collection of legislative customs and customs in use in the north of the kingdom of France.

EUR 2900,-

Testimony of the customs of early 15th century France

First Latin edition of the Ship of Fools

Brant, Sebastian and Jacobus Locher - Stultifera Navis.Basel, Johann Bergmann von Olpe, 1st March 1497. 18th century calf. With 117 large woodcut illustrations by Albrecht Dürer and others. -- FIRST LATIN EDITION.

EUR 45.000,-

First Latin edition of the Ship of Fools
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Rare Incunabula-Sammelband including Trithemius‘ important De laude scriptorum

Valuable collection of 7 incunabula. - De laude scriptorum pulcherimus tractatus. Mainz, Peter von Friedberg, 1494. - Bound with: Aphorismi compunctionis theologicales. Strasbourg, Johann Gruninger, 1497. - Bound with: Tractatus contra vicia. Strasbourg, Georg Husner, 1498. - Bound with: De operatione divini amoris. Mainz, Peter von Friedberg, after 27th August 1497. - Bound with: Fraternitas Rosaceae Coronae. Köln, Johann Landen, c. 1500. - Bound with: Sermo synodalis. Köln, Johann Landen, after 9th March 1500. - Bound with: Oratio mordacissima. Strasbourg, Johann Gruninger, c. 1500.

EUR 55.000,-

Rare Incunabula-Sammelband including Trithemius‘ important De laude scriptorum

Rare illustrated edition of a best-selling 15th century Incunable

D'AUVERGNE, Guillaume - Postilla guillermi super Epistolas et Evangelia de tempore et sanctis Et pro desufunctis. Augusta, Johannem Schensperger, 1494. 17th century vellum binding [205x155cm]. With Latin text on 2 columns, written in Gothic characters. With a large woodcut showing the scene of the crucifixion on the title page, 53 further text woodcuts. 162 unnumbered leaves.

EUR 9500,-

Rare illustrated edition of a best-selling 15th century Incunable

First German book on snuff tobacco

PRADE, Jean le Royer de - Tabacks-Historie, in welcher insonderheit vom Schnup-Taback eine außführliche Beschreibung/ als von desselben Zielung/ Zubereitung/ auch Würckungen ; und welcher Gestalt/ absonderlich der Schnup-Taback auß demselbigen möge bereitet werden ... / In französischer Sprache beschrieben durch Mons. de Prade. Ins Teutsche übersezzet von G. K. M. D. Frankfurt am Main, Daniel Paulli / Johann Georg Drullmann, 1684. Halbleinen um 1900; Schmal-8vo, 120 Seiten, 10 Bll
EUR 950,-

First German book on snuff tobacco

A newly discovered binding by the atelier of Claude de Picques

[PICQUES, Claude de (atelier)] / Appianus, Alexandrinus - Appianou Alexandreos Romaikon (graece)... Romanarum historiarum. Edited by Robert and Charles Estienne. Paris, Charles Estienne, 1551. Folio [350 x 232 mm].
THE FIRST BOOK PRINTED WITH ALL THREE FONTS OF GARAMOND'S GRECS DU ROI. The present binding was executed at the atelier of Claude de Picques, binder to the king and one of the principal figures of the Golden Age of French bookbinding.
EUR 4500,-

A newly discovered binding by the atelier of Claude de Picques

Arctic Voyage

Polarfahrt mit dem D. "Grosser Kurfürst" des Norddeutschen Lloyd vom 27. Juni - 25. Juli 1908. Original-Aufnahmen Atelier Schaul, Hamburg. Album with 73 gelatin silver prints (157 x 222mm). Original red cloth, oblong folio (250 x 355mm)
EUR 1200,-

Arctic Voyage

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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