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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 manuscript notes of Giulio Pace’s lectures on Civil Law

PACE DE BERIGA, Giulio (1550-1635) - „Iulii Pacii a Beriga in institutiones iuris civilis erotemata. Monspelii, 1614 / Procemium“. Montpellier, 1614. Original handwritten lecture notes of a student of Giulio Pace's at the University in Montpellier. Contemporary velour leather binding [19,5 x 14,2cm], 297, (17) pp. Latin manuscript in brown ink.
EUR 4500,-

Important manuscript notes of Giulio Pace’s lectures on Civil Law

English Grand Tour manuscript diary from the 18th century

Grand Tour Diary. 2 volumes. Manuscript. 1785-1795. Manuscript in brown ink on laid paper, [125] + [137] leaves with together 332 written pages, unfoliated, mainly 30 lines to the page, contemporary vellum, remains of ties, folio (33 x 20.2 cm).
EUR 6500,-

English Grand Tour manuscript diary from the 18th century

Portraitgalerie aus der Zeit der Reformation

Portraitsammlung reformierter Theologen, Gelehrter und Wissenschaftler. Deutschland (?), um 1600-1640. Leder-Einband des 18. Jh.; 8vo [162 x 94 mm]. Mit 70 (47 farbigen) handgemalten Portraits in ornamentalem Schmuckrahmen (Gouache und Feder).
EUR 9500,-

Portraitgalerie aus der Zeit der Reformation

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

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

Important architectural drawing album

MOOSBRUGGER, August Leopold (1802-1858) - Skizzenbuch mit über 200 Architektur-Zeichnungen von Häusern und Villen in Italien. Italien, 1816-21. Italien, 1816-1821. Gr.-8to.
EUR 8.500,- .

Important architectural drawing 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

Baroque Bible illustrations by a woman artist

Catharina Sperling-Heckel
(Augsburg 1699 - 1741 Augsburg)

315 wash ink drawings for the Old Testament.
Highly important collection of Baroque biblical illustrations by a woman artist.

EUR 95.000,-

Baroque Bible illustrations by a woman artist

18th century scientific watercolor drawings of butterflies and insects

Müller, Johann Jacob (1743 - nach 1802)) - 595 aquarellierte Federzeichnungen von Schmetterlingen, deren Raupen und anderen Insekten auf 92 Blatt. Hanau, c.1778-1780
Original Vorzeichnungen zu Bergsträßers Nomenclatur und Beschreibung der Insecten in der Grafschaft Hanau-Münzenberg und J.L. Christ's Hymenoptera.
EUR 45.000,-

18th century scientific watercolor drawings of butterflies and insects

Important manuscript of a safari in British Somaliland in 1896

LEATHAM, Albert Edward - Somaliland. 1896. Large 8to (23 x 21 cm). Full blue Morocco gilt and gilt lettering to spine. 165 handwritten pages, 27 plates with 108 mounted original photographs.
EUR 7.500,-

Important manuscript of a safari in British Somaliland in 1896

Folio manuscript world atlas by a young lady

CROUZET, Hortense - Atlas Géographique composé de 11 Cartes. Dessiné par Mlle. Hortense Crouzet eleve de l'Institution de Mlle Roullet pour le concours des prix de l'année 1824. France, 1824. Manuscript Title, 11 folded manuscript maps with outline color. 365 x 245 mm.
EUR 1200,-

Folio manuscript world atlas by a young lady
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