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

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

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

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

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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