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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

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

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

The birth of neurochemistry

BORRI, Francesco Giuseppe - Epistolae Duae I. De Cerebi ortu & Usu Medico. II. De Artificio oculorum humores restituendi. Ad Th. Bartholinum. Copenhagen, Daniel Paulli, 1669. (4), 68 pages, with engraved title vignette and 7 woodcuts in the text. 4to, Contemporary vellum.
EUR 2200,-

The birth of neurochemistry

18th century botanical manuscript

CROIX, Louis-Joseph de (1725-1816) and Pierre de Savary - Recueil des plantes les plus usuelles peintes d'apres nature. Tome second. Lille, 1763. 4to. With 226 full page botanical watercolor and gouache drawings

EUR 19.500,-

18th century botanical manuscript

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

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
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