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Important annotated Josephus Incunable

JOSEPHUS, Flavius - De antiquitate judaica. De bello judaico. Contra Apionem. Venice, Reynaldus de Novimagio, 31 March 1481; 10 May '1400' [i.e. 1481]. Folio [Binding 320 x 215 mm; Pages 302 x 210 mm]. 232, 120 leaves (including all blanks). Rubricated in red and blue. With extensive contemporary, handwritten annotations and an eight-page manuscript, comprising the missing passages of Contra Apionem. Bound in contemporary wooden boards, clasps and leather spine renewed.

EUR 18.500

Editio Princeps of Froissart’s chronicles

FROISSART, Jean - Chroniques. Volume 1 (of 4). Paris, Antoine Vérard, n.d. (c. 1495). Folio [307 x 233 mm]. 275 (of 280) ll. With printers mark. Modern leather binding.
FIRST EDITION of the first volume of the greatest and most famous chronicle of French and English medieval history.
sold

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 6.500,-

Satire on tobacco smoking

BIRKEN, SIGMUND VON; BALDE, JAKOB - Die Truckene Trunkenheit. Eine aus Jacobi Balde Lateinischem gedeutschte Satyra oder Straff-Rede wider den Mißbrauch des Tabaks. Samt einem Discurs von dem Nahmen, Ankunfft, Natur, Krafft und Würkung dieses Krauts. Nürnberg, Michael Endter, 1658. 8vo [123 x 70 mm]. (8), 256 pp., including engraved title. Later vellum binding.

EUR 2500,-

Erstes deutsches Buch über Schnupftabak

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 1200,-

Very rare illustrated history of Poland

SANDRART, Jacob - Des Koenigsreichs Pohlen Grundrichtige Land- Staats- und Zeit Beschreibung... zum andern mal continuirt heraus gegeben. Nuremberg, 1711. Folded title, and 11 folded maps and 12 partly folded plates including plans and views. 12mo. Contemp. vellum with clasps.
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St. Paul was on the Croatian island Mljet

DUDEVIC, Ignjat (Ignazio Giorgio) - D. Paulus Apostolus in mari, quod nunc venetus sinus dicitur naufragus, et Melitae Dalmatensis insulae post naufragium hospes. Venice, Christopher Zane, 1730. Large 8vo [232 x 170 mm] (52), CCCXII pp. With engraved frontispiz, 1 text engraving, 5 folded engraved maps and 1 folded engraved plate. Contemporary vellum.
EUR 1500,-

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 1200,-

Habsburg Heraldic Manuscript

DRIESTEN, Joseph-Emanuel van - Les trente deux quartiers généalogiques de Sa Majesté Francois-Joseph I (Charles). Empereur d'Autriche, Roi Apostolique de Hongrie, Roi de Boheme etc. (Paris, 1885-1907). Folio [325 x 255mm] (8) pp., 23 numb. sheets, XI, (3) pp. With manuscript title, 6 (3 full page) pen drawings and 63 (1 full page) gouache drawings of coat of arms. Contemporary undecorated linen binding.
EUR 950,-

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 2500,-

Armorial Manuscript with Papal coat of arms

DRIESTEN, Joseph-Emanuel van - Armorial Général des Papes (Paris), 1911(-1914). Folio [330 x 255mm] (36) pp. With manuscript title, 1 full page and 124 smaller gouache drawings coat of arms. With two tables of contents. Contemporary undecorated linen binding.
EUR 900,-