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

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

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

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
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