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H8GJV675JF8Q: [SCHUYL, FLORENS (ED. URBAN SCHRÖTTER)]. - Catalogus plantarum Horti Academici Lugduno-Batavi. Cui accedit index plantarum indigenarum, quae prope Lugdunum in Batavis nascuntur. Das ist: Verzeichnüß der jenigen Gewächsen, so sich im Universitäts-Garten zu Leyden in Holland befinden : Beyneben einem Register der einländischen Gewächsen, so nahe umb Leyden in Wiesen, Feldern und Wäldern wachsen. Eichstätt, Urban Schrötter, printed by Franz Strauss, [ca. 1690/95?]. 12mo. In Latin and German (facing pages). Contemporary tanned sheepskin, blind-tooled spine.
78HDY83VJP3O: SCOT, REGINALD (REYNOLD) AND THOMAS AND GOVERT BASSON (TRANSLATORS). - Ondecking van tovery.(Colophon: Leiden, Willem Christiaens, 1637). 8vo. With an engraved title-page by Experiens Sillemans, and 2 full-page engraved portraits of Jeanne d'Arc. Contemporary vellum.
J8I9ZWYDE414: [SCRAP ALBUM]. VISSCHER, J. (COMPILER OR RECIPIENT). - [Ausschneidebilder].[The Netherlands?], 28 January 1777 (some of the prints themselves: Augsburg, Martin Engelbrecht, [ca. 1750?]) 4to. A scrap album containing about 330 cut-out images from engraved prints, most neatly and uniformly coloured by a contemporary hand (probably for the publisher or publishers). Contemporary half roan sheepskin, with a heart-shaped paper label on the front board with the manuscript inscription, "J. Visscher" above the date (1 above 28, flanked by "17 ... 77").
S1604: SCROPE, GEORGE JULIUS POULETT. - The geology and extinct volcanos of central France. ... Second edition, enlarged and improved.London, John Murray, 1858. Large 8vo (22 x 14 cm). With 17 lithographed plates printed in brown (including the frontispiece), mostly folding and including one in colour, two folding chromolithographed maps inserted in a pocket at the back paste-down, and many woodengraved illustrations in text. Contemporary green half morocco, gold-tooled spine, bound by J. Adams.
S1253: SCULTETUS (SCHULTZ), BARTHOLOMÄUS. - Winckelige-wyzer, van de sonnevolgen, of leeringe van de uytwerckinge des derden deels der sterrekunst van alderley sonnevolgen. Dat is, hemelsche circulen en uuren-linien, hoe men de selve aen de opgerechte plattingen of muren... afteyckenen en vertoonen zal.Amsterdam, Johannes van Ravesteyn, 1670. 4to. With a small woodcut device on title-page and 84 mostly engraved mathematical figures in the text. Modern grey paper boards.
96L99A01U79O: SEITZ, ADALBERT. - Les macrolépidoptères du globe. Révision systématique des macrolépidoptères connus jusqu'à ce jour publiée avec le concours des spécialistes les plus renommés.Stuttgart, A. Kernen; Paris E. Le Moult, 1908-1945 (with the impressum "Paris, Cabinet Entomologique, E. Le Moult" pasted on most title-pages). 16 parts and 4 supplements. Folio (32 x 26 cm). With 1266 beautiful chromolithographed plates depicting numerous butterflies. Parts I-V, IX & XIII (7 parts in 9 volumes) are bound in contemporary marbled light brown calf. The other parts are unbound.
66PGAXRWHU5F: SENECA, LUCIUS ANNAEUS AND MARTIN ANTOINE DELRIO. - Tragoedias decem; scilicet Herculem Furentem, Herculem Oetaeum, Medeam, Hippolytum, Oedipum, Thebidem, Thyestem, Troades, Agamemnonem, Octaviam.Antwerp, Christoffel Plantin, 1576. 4to. With woodcut printer's device on title-page. Contemporary limp vellum.
A4EGN4A2G73N: SENNEVOY, JULES DENIS DE, BARON DU POTET. - Manuel de l'étudiant magnétiseur, ou nouvelle instruction pratique sur le magnétisme, fondée sur 30 années d'observation; suivi de la 4e édition des expériences faites en 1820 à l'Hôtel-Dieu de Paris.Paris, Germer Baillière, 1846. 8vo. With 2 wood engraved illustrations in text showing the magnetizing of a woman. Contemporary boards.
H2OCN7LVDUVV: SEPP, JAN CHRISTIAAN. - Beschouwing der wonderen Gods, in de minstgeachte schepzelen.Amsterdam, Jan Christiaan Sepp (vol. 1), Jan Christiaan Sepp & son (vols. 2-8), 1762-1860. 8 volumes. 4o. With 8 engraved and lithographed frontispieces, and 400 engraved and lithographed plates, all hand-coloured and occasionally heightened with gum arabic, as published. 19th-century grained sheepskin.With:(2) SNELLEN VAN VOLLENHOVEN, Samuel Constant, and others. Beschrijvingen en afbeeldingen van Nederlandsche vlinders, ...Amsterdam, Jan Christiaan Sepp & son (vol. 1), Martinus Nijhoff (vols. 2-4), 1860-1900. 4 volumes. 4o. With 200 hand-coloured lithographed plates. 19th-century grained sheepskin (matching ad 1).(3) BRANTS, Antonius. Nederlandsche vlinders beschreven en afgebeeld door Mr. A. Brants[.] Derde serie van Sepp’s Nederlandsche insecten[.] Afl. 1-2[- 9-10]The Hague, Martinus Nijhoff, [1905]-1928. 10 instalments in 5 volumes. 4o. With 10 folding, hand-coloured lithographed plates. Original publisher’s printed wrappers.(4) SNELLEN, Pieter Cornelius Tobias. Determinatie der Lepidoptera, afgebeeld in het werk, getiteld Beschouwing der wonderen Gods …Amsterdam, Jan Christiaan Sepp & son, 1862. 4o. Interleaved with blank leaves. With two loosely inserted contemporary manuscripts containing additions (20-page & 12-page respectively). Contemporary half cloth.
JBUHFUOBWJ6U: SERENUS SAMMONICUS, QUINTUS. - De medicina, praecepta saluberrima, ... . Item Q. Rhemnii Fannii Palaemonis, De ponderibus & mensuris, liber utilissimus.Paris, Simon de Colines, 1533. 8vo. With a woodcut decorated initial and a vine leaf ornament. Set in a chancery italic with headings and shoulder notes in roman with an occasional word of Greek in 2 sizes. Modern half dark brown sheepskin.
6916: SERLIO, SEBASTIANO. - Il primo libro d’architettura, ... Le premier livre d’architecture ..., mis en langue Francoyse, par Jehan Martin.Including: Il secondo libro di perspettia ... Le second livre de perspective, ... mis en langue Francoise par Jehan Martin.With: (2) SERLIO, Sebastiano. Il terzo libro, nel qual si figurano, e descrivono le antiquita di Roma, e le altre che sono in Italia, e fuori de Italia. Venice, “1544” (colophon: Pietro de Nicolini da Sabbio for Marchione Sessa, 1551). With over 100 mostly full-page woodcut plans, elevations, sections, views and details of classical Roman architecture.(3) SERLIO, Sebastiano. Regole generali di architettura, sopra le cinque maniere de gli edifici cioe, Thoscano, Dorico, Ionico, Corinthio, e Composito, con gli essempi de l’antiquita, che per la maggior parte concordano con la dottrina di Vitruvio. Venice, (colophon: Pietro de Nicolini da Sabbio for Marchione Sessa, 1551). With numerous woodcut plans, details and especially elevations showing the five orders of columns and doors, gates, facades, etc. using them, as well as full-page woodcuts showing ornamental panel designs for ceilings and floors, garden plans, coat of arms, etc.(4) SERLIO, Sebastiano. Quinto libro d’architettura ..., nel quale se tratta de diverse forme de tempii sacri secondo il costume Christiano, & al modo antico. Traduict en Francois par Jan Martin.Paris, Michel de Vascosan, 1547. With 29 large and full-page woodcut plans, elevations and sections showing temples, both Christian and classical. Gold-tooled mottled calf (ca. 1700); re-backed and restored, with most of the original backstrip laid down.
18924: [SERRARIUS, PETRUS]. - Goddelycke aandachten ofte vlammende begeerten eens boetvaerdige geheijligd en lief-rijcke ziele.Amsterdam, Salomon Savrij, [1653]. 16mo. With engraved title-page, 46 engraved emblems and a full-page woodcut endpiece. Contemporary vellum.
2216: [SERVASANCTUS DE FAENZA AND OTHERS] (SPURIOUSLY ATTRIBUTED TO SAINT BONAVENTURA). - [Sermones de tempore et de sanctis]. (Colophon: Zwolle, [Johannes de Vollenhoe], 1479). Small (Chancery) folio (27.5 x 20.5 cm). With one 5-line and hundreds of 2- and 3-line spaces left for initials, filled in with manuscript "Lombardic" capitals in red; manuscript paragraph marks in red; and capitals rubricated throughout. Set entirely in a single textura gothic type (103 mm/20 lines) in 2 columns of 39 lines to the page. Early 18th-century tanned sheepskin.
I47G3M2KICAV: SEYDEL, F.S. - Nachrichten über vaterländische Festungen und Festungskriege, von Eroberung und Behauptung der Stadt Brandenburg, bis auf gegenwärtige Zeiten, aufgesetzt für jüngere Krieger.Leipzig and Züllichau, Darnmannschen Buchhandlung, 1818-1819. 2 (of 4) parts in 1 volume. 8vo. Contemporary mottled half calf.
K6SB7EML2MQ8: SHELLEY, GEORGE ERNEST. - A handbook to the birds of Egypt.London, John van Voorst, 1872. Large 8vo (25.5 x 15.5 cm). With 14 hand-coloured lithographed plates by J.G. Keulemans. Contemporary half cloth.
F4OEK0HZ87FO: [SHIPWRECKS]. - Schouw-tooneel van wederwaardigheden of verzameling van rampspoedige en ongelukkige reistochten, van en naar verscheide gewesten van den aardbodem, gedaan door Nederlandsche en andere schepen, …Including: [CAMSTRUP, Nicolaas Jansz.]. [Drop-title:] Rampspoedige reys-beschryving, ofte journaal van het ed: Oostindische Compagnies schip Blydorp, … [STEENIS, Hendrik Cornelis]. Journaal wegens de rampspoedige reys-tocht, van … Hendrik Cornelis Steenis, ... Met het oorlogschip genaamt het Huys in 't Bosch, … Vyfden druk.[LOP, Martinus]. Weederwaardige te huys-reyze, van het Neerlandsche Oost-Indische-Compagniesch retour-schip, gezegt de Gerechtigheid, … gevoerd by den capitein-luitenant Martinus Lop, …[MORIN.] Twee rampspoedige zee-reyzen, den eenen gedaan door den ed: heer capitein Morin, met een Fransch Oost-Indische Compagnie-schip, genaamt Le Prince, … Den anderen, met het Hollandsche Oost-Indische Compagnie schip, genaamt Rustenwerk, … Tweede druk.[JONGE, Marten de]. [Drop-title:] Verhaal van het droevig ongeluk, dat het Nederlands Oost-Indisch retour-schip Nieuw Vyver-Vreugd, gevoerd door schipper Marten de Jongh, … [and 17 other accounts].Amsterdam, Bernardus Mourik, [ca. 1778]. 5 parts in 1 volume. 4to. With 13 engraved plates and 1 engraved frontispiece to the second part. Later marbled wrappers.
CBUB9S1EKBV5: [SHIPWRECKS]. - Merkwaardige schipbreuken en andere lotgevallen ter zee. Uit het Hoogduitsch.Amsterdam, Ten Brink & De Vries, 1822. 8vo. With engraved title-page with aquatint vignette by W.H Hoogkamp after J. van Meurs. Contemporary wrappers.
23072: SICARD, ADRIEN. - Monographie de la canne a sucre de la Chine dite sorgho a sucre.Marseille, Arnaud et compagnie, 1856. 8vo. With a hand-coloured plate entitled "Specimen de couleurs obtenues de la canne a sucre de la Chine (dite Sorgho à Sucre)", showing 21 colours that can be extracted from the sugarcane. Original publisher's printed paper wrappers.
79T916EL4X5G: SICARDO, JOSÉ (JOSEPH). - Christiandad del Japon, y dilatada persecucion que padecio. Memorias sacras, de los martyres de las ilustres religiones de Santo Domingo, San Francisco, Compañia de Jesus; ...Madrid, Francisco Sanz, 1698. Folio (31 x 22 cm). With the title in a frame of vine-leaf ornaments and 2 woodcut armorial headpieces plus 1 repeat. Contemporary limp sheepskin parchment, later lettered spine-title.
J47EB7AY5EWT: SIEBOLD, ALEXANDER FREIHERR VON. - Ph. Fr. von Siebold's letzte Reise nach Japan 1859-1862 ... von seinem ältesten Sohne.Berlin, Kisak Tamai, 1903. 8vo (22.5 x 14 cm). With title-page in Japanese and German, 2 half-tone plates showing photographic portraits of Philip von Siebold (1 with his son Alexander) and 3 photographic views in the text. Original publisher's printed cloth-covered paper wrappers, with publisher's advertisements printed on paste-downs.
H5KG074YYJ2T: SIEBOLD, PHILIPP FRANZ VON. - Yakuhin oshu roku.[Osaka], Oyobi, Bunsei 9 [= 1826]. 16.6 x 7.7 cm. Printed from 19 woodblocks (one for each double-page) on washi paper. With the text in kanji and katakana Japanese characters. Bound in traditional Japanese style in the original publisher's woodblock-printed paper wrappers, with a flower design. Kept in a modern blue cloth folder.
H7TH6WIQGQZ0: SILVER, J.M.W. - Sketches of Japanese manners and customs.London, Day and son, 1867. 4to. With chromolithographed frontispiece, 27 chromolithographed plates and about a dozen wood-engraved illustrations in text. Contemporary brown half morocco, gold-tooled spine, gilt edges (bound by Ingalton Drake).
BC4F3T59HWF5: SIMMONDS, J. - Hints, tables &ca [for mining, military engineering, architecture, etc.].[England], 1840. (16.5 x 12 cm). Manuscript in ink on paper, in English, with numerous architectural and other illustrations in pencil and ink, many with grey and/or pink washes, on 30 pages, numerous manuscript tables. Written and illustrated partly on rectos only and partly on both rectos and versos. Contemporary English dark green gold-tooled calf, gold-tooled board edges, gold fillets on turn-ins, green ribbon marker, gilt edges. Rebacked, with the original backstrip laid down.
S978: SIMONIN, LOUIS LAURENT. - La vie souterraine ou les mines et les mineurs.Paris, L. Hachette and company (back of half-title: Imprimerie generale de Ch. Lahure), 1867. Large 8vo (26.5 x 16.5 cm). With the title-page printed in red and black, 10 chromolithographed plates depicting minerals, some highlighted with silver (including the frontispiece), 30 (chromo)lithographed maps and 163 wood engraved illustrations in text (36 full-page). Contemporary half sheepskin.
D8BAMHRZH1LS: SINCERUS, JODOCUS (JUSTUS ZINZERLING). - Itinerarium Galliae.Amsterdam, Jodocus Janssonius, 1655. 12mo. With engraved frontispiece and 22 folding engraved plates. Contemporary motted, tanned sheepskin.
D4TG3TIBBS3O: SKJÖLDEBRAND, ANDERS FREDERIK. - Description des cataractes et du canal de Trollhätta en Suède; avec un précis historique.Stockholm, Charles Delén, 1804. 4to. With an aquatint title-page and 12 aquatint plates, including 1 map, all drawn and engraved by the author. Contemporary grey-blue wrappers.
H8RAMZNBH6AV: SLICHTENHORST, AREND VAN. - XIV. boeken van de Geldersse geschiedenissen. Van 't begin af vervolghd tot aen de afzweeringh des Konincx van Spanien; waer van 't eerste deel verhandeld de land-beschrijvingh.Arnhem, Jacob van Biesen, 1654. Folio. With engraved title-page, large folding engraved map and 20 double-page maps and in the text 28 woodcut coats of arms, woodcut medals, and letterpress genealogical tables. Contemporary blind-tooled vellum, rebacked with modern vellum, modern endpapers.
6455: SMIT, JACOB LEVI. - Horologie- en uurwerkmakers handboek.Nijmegen, widow of J.C. Vieweg and son, 1826. 8vo. With 4 letterpress folding tables, and numerous illustrations and figures on 16 folding plates, lithographed by Guillaume Philidor van den Burggraaf, Brussels. Modern half tanned sheepskin.
K2KBN8BHU6RK: SMITH, EDGAR. - Descriptions of five new shells from the Island of Formosa and the Persian Gulf, and notes upon a few known species.Including: BOCK, Carl. Descriptions of two new species of shells from China and Japan.[London], 18 June 1878. With a chromolithographed plate depicting 14 shells. Modern paper wrappers.
J95E3FE9AHQM: SMITS, JAN. - Verhandeling over de inbraak en overstrooming van den grooten Zuid-Hollandschen waard, op den 18 November 1421.Dordrecht, Blussé and Van Braam, 1822. 8vo. With a large folding lithographed map. Contemporary marbled stiff paper wrappers.
3904: [SMOUT, ADRIAAN JORISZOON (REPLY TO)]. - Voorlooper. Over Adriani Smoutii schriftuerlyck jae, dienende tot openinge ende recht verstandt van synen toe-eyghen-brief aen de E.M. Heeren Staten, aengaende de questie: of de vyf verschillighe poincten de salicheyt raecken of niet. Ghestelt door eenen lief-hebber der waerheyt, tot dienste van alle ghetrouwe ondersaten ende vreed-lievende menschen hier te lande.Rotterdam, Matijs Bastiaensz., [1613]. 4to. Disbound.
H74DZNIHVXHC: SOEMMERRING, SAMUEL THOMAS VON, THE YOUNGER. - Vom Hirn und Rückenmark.Mainz, P.A. Winkopp & Komp. (colophon: printed by Johann Joseph Alef), 1788. Small 8vo (15.5 x 9.5 cm). Near contemporary boards.
97CDKPZRRNOY: SOLORZANO PEREIRA, JUAN DE. - Traduccion de la dedicatoria real i epistolas proemiales del segundo tomo del Derecho, i gobernierno de las Indias Occidentals.[Madrid], Francisco Martinez, 1639. Folio. With an elaborate engraved architectural title-page by Roberto Codier. Spanish sheep vellum (ca. 1700?).
G2EAFQXVUPZ7: SOMERVILLE, WILLIAM. - Field-sports. A poem. Humbly address'd to His Royal Highness the Prince.London, printed [by Willam Bowyer] for J. Stagg, 1742. Folio. With large woodcut headpiece and woodcut factotum. 19th-century gold-tooled mottled calf, gold-tooled turn-ins. Rebacked, with the original back-strip laid down.
F78BZ901U79O: SORANZO, LAZZARO. - L'Ottomanno ...Naples, Costantino Vitale, 1600. 4to. 17th-century limp sheepskin parchment.
K6CFLKWO3UCQ: SOTHEBY'S. - The library of the Earls of Macclesfield removed from Shirburn Castle. Part two: Science A-C; part four: Science D-H; part five: Science I-O; Part six: Science P-Z plus addenda.With: The library of the Earls of Macclesfield … Part one: Natural history.London, Sotheby’s, 2004-2005. 5 volumes. 4to (27.5 21.5 cm). Original decorated blue cloth.
792BKEJ1OIBA: SPAAN, GERRIT VAN. - Het koddig en vermakelyk leven van Louwtje van Zevenhuizen, of het schermschool der huislieden, vervat in twee deelen. Waar agter gevoegt is de Afrikaansche en Aziaansche weg-wijzer, ...Rotterdam, Pieter de Vries, 1752. 4 parts in 2 volumes, bound as 1. 8vo. With engraved allegorical frontispiece, a letterpress general title-page, 4 part-titles. Contemporary mottled calf, richly gold-tooled spine.
DAA9MLAV59JY: SPAENDONCK, GERARD VAN. - Chène commun. Quercus robur L. [From: Fleurs dessinées d'après nature,… Recueil utile aux amateurs, aux jeunes artistes, aux élèves des écoles centrales et aux dessinateurs des manufactures].[Paris, 1799-1801]. Stipple engraving on unwatermarked wove paper (56 x 36.5 cm), printed in colour à la poupée and finished by hand, of a Quercus robur including two acorns, an empty shell and two buds, signed "P.F. Le Grand sculp." In passepartout.
DAABPF3CYDLT: SPAENDONCK, GERARD VAN. - Neflier cultivé. Mespilus germanica. L. [From: Fleurs dessinées d'après nature,… Recueil utile aux amateurs, aux jeunes artistes, aux élèves des écoles centrales et aux dessinateurs des manufactures].[Paris, 1799-1801]. Stipple engraving on unwatermarked wove paper (56.5 x 42 cm), printed in colour à la poupée and finished by hand, of a Mespilus germanica, showing a branch with five medlars in various sizes, signed "P.F. Le Grand sculp." In passepartout.
DAAD6OF6V2JN: SPAENDONCK, GERARD VAN. - Souci des jardins. Calendula officinalis. L. [From: Fleurs dessinées d'après nature,… Recueil utile aux amateurs, aux jeunes artistes, aux élèves des écoles centrales et aux dessinateurs des manufactures].[Paris, 1799-1801]. Stipple engraving on unwatermarked wove paper (56 x 36.5 cm), printed in colour à la poupée and finished by hand, of a Calendula officinalis showing two branches with seven flowers and buds in various stages, signed "P.F. Le Grand sculp." In passepartout.
DAAEK8F9ITW7: SPAENDONCK, GERARD VAN. - Anemone double. Anemone coronaria. L. [From: Fleurs dessinées d'après nature,… Recueil utile aux amateurs, aux jeunes artistes, aux élèves des écoles centrales et aux dessinateurs des manufactures].[Paris, 1799-1801]. Stipple engraving on unwatermarked wove paper (56 x 36.5 cm), printed in colour à la poupée and finished by hand, of a Poppy anemone or Spanish marigold showing six branches with one flower each: three pink-red, two lilac, and one light-green, signed "P.F. Le Grand sculp." In passepartout.
DAAFJE5ODVIO: SPAENDONCK, GERARD VAN. - Mufle de veau. Antirrhinum majus. L. [From: Fleurs dessinées d'après nature,… Recueil utile aux amateurs, aux jeunes artistes, aux élèves des écoles centrales et aux dessinateurs des manufactures].[Paris, 1799-1801]. Stipple engraving on unwatermarked wove paper (54.5 x 36.5 cm), printed in colour à la poupée and finished by hand, of a Antirrhinum majus showing a branched stem with flowers in various stages, signed "P.F. Le Grand sculp." In passepartout.
G8IGQZMV1NPY: SPAENDONCK, GERARD VAN. - [Autograph letter, signed, to Madame de Chalendray (Caloline Thérèse Jeanne Bordes de Chalendray?)].[Paris], 12 Floréal VI [= 1 May 1798]. 4to. Autograph letter in French, signed, written in brown ink on one side of a single leaf of laid paper.With: [PORTRAIT]. BOILLY, Julien-Léopold. Van Spaendonck, (Gérard) …[Paris], [1821?]. Folio. Lithographic portrait on wove paper, mounted on laid paper (ca. 1830?) with a manuscript note at the head.
K7GB91P2IN31: SPALLANZANI, LAZZARO. - Expériences pour servir à l'histoire de la génération des animaux et des plantes.Including: SENEBIER, Jean. Ébauche de l'histoire des êtres organisés avant leur fécondation.Geneva, Barthelemi Chirol, 1785. 8vo. With 3 folding engraved plates. Contemporary half calf, gold-tooled spine.
5537: SPARRMAN, ANDERS. - Voyage au Cap de Bonne-Espérance, et autour du monde avec le capitaine Cook, et principalement dans le pys des Hottentots et des Caffres.Paris, Buisson, 1787. 2 volumes. 4to. With a large folding engraved map, an engraved view of the Cape of Good Hope, and illustrations on 15 engraved plates (5 folding). Contemporary half, tanned sheepskin; rebacked with the original gold- and blind-tooled backstrip laid down.
I9FCT8EEMGS1: [SPECHT, CASPAR]. - Historische en geographische tafel om te leren een kort begrip vande landen en staaten in Europa haar grootheyt, besitting en alles dat tot onderricht der liefhebbers van de landbeschryvinge dienen kan.Amsterdam, Cornelis Danckerts II, [ca. 1703-1705]. Engraved chart (47.5 x 57 cm) printed on a single sheet of paper (51.5 x 61 cm), partly hand-coloured, including several coats of arms, with an added title in German engraved just above the image.
I44FJZ3KMBQV: SPECKLIN, DANIEL. - Architectura von Vestungen, ...Strasbourg, Lazarus Zetzner, 1608. Folio in 4s (34 x 23.5 cm). With the title-page printed in red and black within architectural scrollwork frame engraved by Mattheus Greuter, engraved coat of arms, engraved author's portrait by Johann Theodor de Bry, 24 double-page engraved plates (1 signed by Mattheus Greuter and others attributable to him), and around 30 woodcut illustrations in the text. Lacking 1 single-page plate with 2 figures. Contemporary vellum.
689A52SG7PUR: [SPEELMAN, CORNELIS JANSZOON]. - Journal, oder kurtze Erzehlung des Anfangs, Fort- und Aussgangs des Krieges, welcher zwischen dem König und mehrerer Regierunge des Reichs Macassar und der Oost-Indischen Compagnie der Vereinigten Niederlanden in den Jahren 1666, 1668 und 1669 geführet worden.Hamburg, Gottfried Schulken, 1670. 4to. Disbound, preserving the original endpapers.
HBAAYX84753S: SPIEGEL, ADRIAAN VAN DE. - Isagoges in rem herbariam libri duo. Including: VORSTIUS, Adolphus. Catalogus plantarum horti academici Lugduno Batavi, …Leiden, Elzevier, 1633. 24mo (10.5 x 5.5 cm). With engraved title-page. Contemporary calf, rebacked in the late 19th-century (?).
B86DJ001U79O: SPILBERGEN, JORIS VAN AND JACOB LE MAIRE. - Miroir Oost & West-Indical, auquel sont descriptes les deux dernieres navigations, faictes es années 1614. 1615. 1616. 1617. & 1618.Amsterdam, Johannes Janssonius [printed by Izaak Elzevier?], 1621. Oblong 4to (17.5 x 23 cm). With 24 (of 25) engraved plates, including 5 double-page and 10 larger folding. Modern vellum.
F65I2KFKWOQZ: SPILBERGEN, JORIS VAN AND STEVEN VAN DER HAGEN. - Historis journael van de voyage gedaen met 3 schepen uyt Zeelant naer d'Oost-Indien onder het beleyt van den commandeur Joris van Spilbergen, syn eerste reyse. In den jare 1601. 1602. 1603. 1604. Als meede beschrijvinge van de tweede voyage ghedaen met 12 schepen na d'Oost-Indien onder den admirael Steven vander Hagen. Amsterdam, Joost Hartgers, 1648. 4to. With a woodcut of 2 ships on the title-page and a folding engraved plate with 6 illustrations (each about 8 x 9 cm). Modern brown goatskin.
78UGK856Q9C8: SPINNIKER, ADRIAAN. - Vervolg der leerzaame zinnebeelden, spiegel der boetvaardigheid en genade en eenige stichtelyke gezangen.Haarlem, Jan Bosch, 1758. 2 parts in 1 volume. 4to. With engraved frontispiece, engraving on title-page, 30 engraved emblems in text (ca. 10 x 12.5 cm) by Vincent vander Vinne in the first part, and 4 engraved emblems in text (10 x 12.5 cm) by Jan Caspar Philips in the second part. Contemporary marbled wrappers.
14736: SPINNIKER, ADRIAAN. - Leerzaame zinnebeelden, ... Tweede druk.Haarlem, Jan Bosch, 1757. With engraved frontispiece and 50 beautifully engraved emblems in text. With: (2) SPINNIKER, Adriaan. Vervolg der Leerzaame zinnenbeelden, Spiegel der boetvaardigheid en genade en eenige stichtelyke gezangen.Haarlem, Jan Bosch, 1758. With same engraved frontispiece (with revisions), 30 engraved emblems in text and 4 engraved emblems on plates with letterpress text. 2 volumes bound as 1. 4to. Contemporary gold-tooled, tanned sheepskin.
A6CA75ZOP9W8: [SPLENDID CEREMONY - MECHELEN]. - Prael-treyn verrykt door ry-benden, praelwagens, zinne-beelden en andere oppronkingen toegeschikt aen het duyzend-jaerig jubilé van den … heyligen Rumoldus. Mechelen, J.-F. vander Elst, [1775?]. With engraved coat of arms, engraved headpiece, and 16 engraved plates (of which 14 folding).With:(2) [SPLENDID CEREMONY - BRUSSELS]. Beschryvinge van de ry-bende ofte cavalcade, verciert met praelwagens … ter oorsaeke van het vier-honderd-jaerig jubilé van het alderheyligst sacrament van mirakel binnen Brussel den 16 en 29 julii 1770. Brussels, J. vanden Berghen, [1770]. With 5 numbered folding engraved plates.(3) [MEYER, Jean Thomas]. Beschryvinge van het zeven honderdjaerig jubilé van den heyligen Macarius. Ghent, Jean Meyer, [1767]. With 15 mostly folding engraved plates, including a large folding plate showing fireworks (36.5 x 48 cm). 3 works in 1 volume. 4to. Contemporary calf, gold-tooled spine.
5AHFMI01U79O: [SPLENDID CEREMONIES]. - [Triumphal arches and catafalques (elaborate funeral biers) erected in the years 1715, 1721-1723 and 1737]. [Sienna, ca. 1728, with 1 addition ca. 1737]. Folio (ca. 29 x 21 cm). 8 original drawings in black ink with ink washes plus 1 additional line drawing of a catafalque added about a decade later. Never bound, but formerly sewn.
K6BBTF8SRVLW: SPRENGEL, KURT POLYCARP JOACHIM. - An introduction to the study of cryptogamous plants. In letters.London, J. White, 1807. 8vo. With 10 hand-coloured folding engraved plates. Contemporary calf.
G62H5DIG9JPO: STADEN, HANS. - Beschrijvinghe van America, wiens inwoonders, wildt, naeckt, seer godloos, ende wreede menschen-eters zijn; hoe hy selve onder de Brasilianen lange gevangen geseten heeft, die hem dagelijcks dreygden doot te slaen en t'eten: …Including: Avontuerlijcke, vreemde, ende waerachtighe beschryvinge van het landt America, alwaer Hans van Staden onder de Brasilianen, Tuppin Imbas ghenaemt, lange gevangen geseten heeft, ...Amsterdam, Jan Jacobsz. Bouman, 1660. 2 parts in 1 volume. 4to. With 2 title-pages, the first printed in red and black, each with a different large (7 x 13 cm) woodcut illustration; and 17 smaller (5 x 6.5 cm) woodcut illustrations (plus 12 repeats) in the text, mostly of Brazilian Indians. 20th-century dark brown calf, with older stiff paper wrappers bound in.
H8RC17GNCUVT: STANFORD, EDWARD. - Atlas of the Chinese Empire containing separate maps of the eighteen provinces of China proper ...London [etc.], Morgan & Scott, [1908]. 33.5 x 22.5 cm. With 23 coloured maps (1 key map; 6 double-page). Publisher's red cloth.
H7EF5GTTQELM: STAVORINUS, JOHAN SPLINTER. - Voyages par le Cap de Bonne-Espérance dans l'archipel des Molucques, de 1768 a 1771 et de 1774 a 1778 …Paris, Maradan, 1805. 3 volumes. 8vo. With 4 engraved plates (3 folding) and 5 folding engraved maps. 19th-century gold-tooled half sheepskin.
97QA53HVT055: STEENSTRA, PYBO AND JACOB FLORYN. - Grond-beginzels der stuurmans-kunst. Bevattende in zes boeken, met een aanhangzel, de voornaamste zaaken, die elk stuurman noodzaakelyk weeten moet... Derde druk.Amsterdam, Gerard Hulst van Keulen, 1791. With a folding engraved plate and many woodcut figures in text.With: (2) [DOUWES, Bernardus Johannes]. Tafelen bevattende de sinussen, tangenten en secanten, van minuut tot minuut voor ieder boog van het quadrant, ... benevens derzelver logarithmen; als mede de logarithmen der gewoone getallen, ...Amsterdam, Gerard Hulst van Keulen, 1800. With numerous letterpress tables. 2 works in 1 volume. 8vo. Contemporary mottled calf, richly gold-tooled spine (with a charming stamp of a bird on a vase surrounded by floral stamps, repeated five times).
3555: STEENWIJK, FRANS VAN. - Klaudius Civilis, in zestien zangen, ... Amsterdam, Pieter Meijer, 1774. Large 4to. With engraved frontispiece by Reinier Vinkeles, included both uncoloured and beautifully hand-coloured and highlighted with gold. Near contemporary half calf (ca. 1800), richly gold-tooled spine.
H7RBM33W6TKB: STEIN, MARC AUREL. - On ancient Central-Asian tracks. Brief narrative of three expeditions in innermost Asia and north-western China.London, MacMillan and Co., 1933. With frontispiece, map and 147 illustrations (some folding). Original publisher's brown/red cloth.
F49AY16596KH: STENGEL, JOHANN PETERSON. - Gnomonica universalis, sive praxis amplissima geometricè describendi horologia solaria, stabilia quidem juxta omnes species, in quâcunque superficie planâ intra sphaeram rectam & obliquam, tum reflexa, et portatilia, in figuris 233 [= 232]. Ulm, Matthäus Wagner, 1679. 4 parts in 3 volumes. Small 8vo (16 x 9.5 cm). With engraved frontispiece and 105 engraved plates, showing 232 sundials and related mathematical and astronomical figures. 19th-century boards covered with marbled paper, in matching marbled box.
9071: STENGEL, GEORG. - Ova paschalia sacro emblemate inscripta descriptaque.Ingolstadt, (colophon: widow of Joan. Simonis Knab), 1672. 2 parts in 1 volume. 8vo. With engraved title-page, engraved vignette on the title-page of the second part, and 103 engravings in the text (portrait of Ferdinand III of Bohemia and, 100 engraved emblems and 2 others). Contemporary sheepskin parchment.
6132: STEVIN, SIMON. - Les oeuvres mathematiques … Ou sont inserées les memoires mathematiques, esquelles s'est exercé le tres-haut & tres-illustre prince Maurice de Nassau, ... Le tout reveu, corrigé, & augmenté par Albert Girard, …Leiden, Bonaventure and Abraham Elzevier, 1634. 6 parts in 1 volume. Folio. With hundreds of woodcut mathematical, astronomical, geometrical and cosmographical illustrations, figures, and tables in text. Contemporary vellum.
K4QBE8QS6PRF: STIRNN, JOHANNES. - Tractatio juridica de eo quod justum est circa nuptas, vom Recht der Ehe-Weiber; in celeberrima Marburgensium universitate anno 1693. edita.Halle, Hendel, 1734. 4to. Strip of marbled paper on spine.
K4HG7AXDTUUD: STOKRAM, ANDRIES. - Korte beschryvinghe van de ongeluckige weer-om-reys van het schip Aernhem, nevens noch zes andere schepen, onder't gebiedt van den heer Arnout de Vlaming van Outshoorn, van Batavia na het vaderlandt afgevaren, op den 23. december 1661. van welcke gemelte schepen noch drie vermist worden. Amsterdam, Jacob Venckel, 1663. Small 4to (19.5 x 16 cm). Modern marbled wrappers.
9072: STRADA, JACOBUS DE [AND BENJAMIN BRAMER]. - Künstliche Abriss allerhandt Wasserkünsten auch Wind- Ross- Handt- unnd Wasser-Mühlen, beneben schönen und nutzlichen Pompen, und andern Machinen, damit das Wasser in die höhe zu erheben, auch lustige Brunnen dergleichen vor diesem nie gesehen worden.Frankfurt am Main, Gerhardo Grevenbruch, 1618. 2 parts in 1 volume. Small folio (29.5 x 18.5 cm). With 2 engraved title-pages by Matthias Merian, 2 large engraved coats of arms and 100 double-page plates. Contemporary vellum, rebacked.
K6BBB825YM3G: STREINZ, WENZEL MATERN. - Nomenclator fungorum exhibens ordine alphabetico nomina tam generica quam specifica ac synonyma a scriptoribus de scientia botanica fungis imposita.Vienna, Carolus Gorischek, 1862. Large 8vo (24.5 x 15 cm). Contemporary paste-paper board, rebacked with cloth.
H6PGG18IDRLJ: STRUYS, JAN JANSZ. - Drie aanmerkelyke reizen, door Italien, Griekenland, Lyfland, Moscovien, Tartaryen, Meden, Persien, Oostindien, Japan, en verscheiden andere gewesten.Including: HEIDEN, Frans Jansz. van der. Vervaarlyke schipbreuk van 't Oostindiesch jacht Ter Schelling, onder het land van Bengale, …Amsterdam, Steven van Esveldt, 1746. 4to. 2 parts in 1 volume. Part 1 with an engraved title-page, 19 engraved folding plates and 1 engraved folding map; part 2 with an engraved title-page and 12 engraved plates. 19th-century red half sheepskin.
I47F5QLKJWU8: STURM, LEONHARD CHRISTOPH. - Architectura militaris hypothetico-eclectica, oder gründliche Anleitung zu der Kriegs-Baukunst, aus denen Hypothesibus und Erfindungen derer meinsten und besten Ingenieurs dargestellet.Nuremberg, Peter Conrad Monath, 1719. 4to. With an engraved device on title-page, an engraved headpiece a portrait on the first page of the dedication, engraved author's portrait, 42 engraved plates with 79 illustrations and 23 letterpress tables. Contemporary calf, gold-tooled spine, lovely gold-brocade endpapers.
I4E9O2WKYN4F: SUCKOW, LAURENTZ JOHANN DANIEL. - Erste Gründe der Kriegs Baukunst in einem Zusammenhange entworfen.Frankfurt and Leipzig, Tobias Goebhardt, 1769. 4to. With an engraved illustration on title-page and 16 engraved folding plates. Contemporary mottled, tanned sheepskin, gold-tooled spine.
J7LBFAHOHWXF: SUMNER, CHARLES. - White slavery in the barbary states.London, Sampson Low, son and company, 1853. 8vo. With 37 wood-engraved illustrations in text. Original publisher's gold- and blind-blocked pink cloth, bound by "Bone and son", London.
J1JGG05YMGXS: SUNDEVALL, CARL JACOB AND CARL FREDRIC FALLÉN. - Specimen academicum genera araneidum Sveciæ exhibens.Lund, Berling, 1823. 4to. Disbound.
J1OFWE8BQ4EH: [SUNQUA?]. - [Chinese fish and seashells].[Guangzhen (Canton)?, Sunqua?, ca. 1845/55?]. Oblong folio album (26.5 x 34.5 cm). 14 drawings depicting 72 fish and seashells in coloured gouaches, the fish with gold and silver speckles to give a metallic effect to the scales, executed on pith paper (18 x 29 cm), framed with 4 strips of blue silk, and with a loose tissue leaf inserted before each drawing. Contemporary boards, covered with yellow-green silk.
K35FNHRXEKM3: [SUPPORT COMMITTEE FOR THE LIBERATION MOVEMENT IN THE GULF]. - The Gulf Solidarity. Iranian invasion - 1 year after. Volume 3: 2-1.San Francisco, CA, spring 1975. 4to (28 x 21.5 cm). With an illustration on the wrappers and some reproductions of photographs and some maps in the text. Original printed paper wrappers.
S866: SWAMMERDAM, JAN. - Historia insectorum generalis in qua verissimae mutationum, seu lentae in membra epigeneseos rationes, duce experientia, redduntur, recepta vulgo insectorum metamorphosis solide refutatur ... adjicitur dilucidatio.Leiden, Johannes van Abkoude, 1733. 4to. With 13 engraved plates (of which 8 folding), and 1 folding table. Early 19th-century red half morocco.
K4QE85PSAMF1: [SWETNAM, JOSEPH] AND WILLEM CHRISTIAENS (TRANSLATOR). - Recht-banck, tegen de luye, korzelighe, en wispeltuyrighe vrouwen.Leiden, Willem Christiaens van der Boxe, 1641. Small 4to (18.5 x 14 cm). With a woodcut on the title-page showing several women assaulting and name-calling a writer. Decorated paper over boards (ca. 1900).
23535: SWINDEN, JAN HENDRIK VAN, PIETER NIEUWLAND AND GERARD HULST VAN KEULEN. - Almanach ten dienste der zeelieden voor het jaar 1788.Including:(2) Over het bepalen der lengte op zee door de afstanden van de maan tot de zon, of vaste sterren, ...(3) Van tafelen, ten dienste der zeelieden, en voor al ter bevordering van het bepaalen der lengte op zee, door de afstanden van de maan tot de zon, of de vaste sterren; ...Amsterdam, Gerard Hulst van Keulen, 1787-1788. 3 parts in 1 volume. 8vo. With three title-pages with woodcut printer's device, mathematical figures in the text, letterpress tables, and 4 large printed folding tables. Contemporary half vellum.
3478: SWINDEN, TOBIAS. - Recherches sur la nature du feu de l'enfer et du lieu où il est situé.Amsterdam, 1757. With 2 folding engraved plates. 19th-century vellum.
5799: [SWITZERLAND]. - La Suisse illustrée: description et histoire de ses vingt-deux cantons.Paris, Didier, 1851. 4to. 2 volumes. With 2 title-pages, each with a steel-engraved view, double-page coloured map of Switzerland, double-page coloured map of Lake Geneva and the Chamonix Valley, 20 coloured plates of Swiss costumes and 70 steel-engraved views of Switzerland.With: 10 chromolithographed picture postcards of the wine festival in Vevey, 1905.Original publisher’s gold- and blind-blocked cloth, each board with central coloured and gold ornaments and blind borders, gilt edges.
F44BHL2XUOX9: SYMMACHUS, QUINTUS AURELIUS. - Epistolae familiares. Including: ZACCHIA, Laudivius. … in epistolas Turci magni traductio. (Colophon: Strasbourg, Johann Schott for Georg Übelin, 8 August 1510). 4to. 19th-century half calf, tiger marbled sides, tiger marbled paste-downs (rebacked, with original backstrip laid down).
93SAPJYNZ8OA: TACHARD, GUY. - Voyage de Siam des Peres Jesuites, envoyés par le Roy, aux Indes à la Chine. Avec leurs observations astronomiques, & leurs remarques de physique, de géographie, d'hydrographie, & d'histoire. Enrichi de figures. Amsterdam, Pieter Mortier, 1688. 12mo. With a woodcut illustration of a printing office as publisher's device on the title-page, engraved frontispiece and 30 engraved plates (17 double page). Also with 1 decorative woodcut initial, 1 factotum (plus repeats), 1 headpiece and 1 tailpiece. Contemporary vellum.
FB4F8TZOP9W8: [TAFEREEL DER DWAASHEID]. - [Collection of satirical plates and illustrated poems related to Het groote tafereel der dwaasheid].Including: -11 very rare broadsheets, each of the first 10 with a satirical poem and 1 or more woodcut illustrations, the last with a verse by Joost van den Vondel and an engraved illustration.[Netherlands, ca. 1720] (items 1-10); Rotterdam, Pieter vander Veer, 1721 (item 11). 1mo. Modern green half cloth.-8 engraved prints with letterpress text by Jan de Ridder.[Netherlands, ca. 1720]. Folio. Modern green half cloth.-45 engraved satirical plates (including 2 made up of 4 separate prints each, and with a duplicate plate).[Netherlands, ca. 1721]. Various formats. Each in passepartout.-12 separate prints (a few with letterpress text) and 2 copies of an engraved map in 2 parts, showing the coast of South America and the South Sea.[Netherlands, ca. 1721]. Various formats. The whole kept together in a large 20th-century green half cloth portfolio (50×70 cm).
K5UFICQTZ9A1: [TAFEREEL DER DWAASHEID]. - De vervallen actionisten hersteld, door den triompheerden Arlequin. [The ruined share-holders restored by the triumphant Harlequin].[Amsterdam, ca. 1720]. Bifolium (31.5 x 40 cm). Engraved print, with title on top and engraved verse in Dutch below, in 4 columns. The illustration coloured by hand. In passepartout (40 x 50 cm).
H3ACP6PROV5H: TAGORE, SOURINDRO MOHUN (SAURINDRA MOHANA THAKURA), AND OWEN MEREDITH [= ROBERT BULWER-LYTTON]. - A few lyrics of Owen Meredith set to Hindu music by Sourindro Mohun Tagore ...Calcutta (Kolkata), Punchanan Mukerjee, printed by I.C. Bose & Co., 1877. Royal 8vo (23 x 15.5 cm). With the author's SMT monogram on the title page; the author's dedication to Lord Lytton, Viceroy and Governor-General of India, printed in gold ink with an elaborate decorative border printed in blue. Presentation binding apparently made in Calcutta: gold-tooled green goatskin morocco, the front board with Vishnu in a sunburst. With a presentation inscription to the Khedive of Egypt (Isma'il Pasha), dated 5 May 1878.
BC7FZBI3XBY9: TAYLOR, J. - Mineral map and general statistics of New South Wales, Australia. [title on map: Sketch map of New South Wales showing the localities of the principal minerals, 1876].Sydney, Thomas Richards, 1876. 8vo. With a folding chromolithographed map by G.W. Sharp after J. Taylor (37.5 x 44.4 cm). Original publisher's printed lavender wrappers, with a woodengraved view of the Sydney University on the back.
23449: TEELLINCK, WILLEM. - Zephaniae waerschouwinge, om te voor-comen den onder-gang Jerusalems: oock passende op de tegenwoordige ghelegentheyt onses weerden Vader-lants.Middelburg, Hans van der Hellen for Marten Jansz. Brandt, Amsterdam, 1623. 4to. With Brandt's charming woodcut device on title-page. Contemporary half calf.
F6UG6FR6XH4W: TEIVE, DIOGO DE (JACOBO TEVIO). - Com[m]entarius de rebus in India apud Dium gestis anno salutis nostrae M. D. XLVI.Coimbra, (colophon: produced by João de Barreira and João Álvares, printers to the King), 1548. Small 4to (18.5×13.5 cm). With woodcut arms of King João III of Portugal on title-page. Set in Peter Schoeffer the younger's Parangon (121 mm/20 line or 18 point) italic and with an extremely early use of Claude Garamont's Canon roman (not previously recorded before 1549). Gold-tooled red sheepskin (18th-century refurbished in the 19th century).
J73EHDR8HN1Y: TELDERS, JEAN MARIE. - Brug te Bommel: berekening der afmetingen van der bovenbouw.Utrecht, for the Staatsspoorwegen, 20 August 1866. Folio (33 x 21.5 cm). Manuscript in black ink on blue-lined paper, with 21 figures (diagrams and other drawings, mostly in colour) plus a few diagrams or small drawings in the text. Contemporary green half sheepskin.
F4QFG1YNZ8OA: TERENCE (TERENTIUS AFER, PUBLIUS). - Comoediae sex, ... commentario perpetuo illustratae. Accedunt interpretes vetustiores, Aelius Donatus, ... Frid. Lindenbruchii observationes ... Curavit Arn. Henr. Westerhovius. The Hague, Pierre Gosse, 1726. 3 parts in 2 volumes, bound as 1. 4to (26 x 21.5 x 12 cm). With 2 title-pages printed in red and black, each preceded by the same frontispiece, and a full-page portrait of Terence. Mottled richly gold-tooled calf (1771 or shortly before), each board with the crowned Zwolle coat of arms above a panel with "ZWOLLÆ." as centrepiece. The binding was made by the First Zwolle Prize bindery, tentatively associated with Simon Clement, with the manuscript prize inscription from the rector of the Zwolle gymnasium dated summer 1771.
K51EGMDSKF86: [TETRAPTYCH ICON]. - [Incipit:] Kr[es]tou tvoemou pokli[!]naemsya vl[adi]koi s[vya]toe voskresenie tvoe slavim [= We bow before your cross, master, and praise your holy resurrection].[Moscow or vicinity?, ca. 1810?]. A Russian Orthodox brass icon comprising 4 panels hinged to each other (15 x 9.5 x 1.5 cm closed; 15 x 35.5 x 0.5 cm open), each of the 4 interior sides with 5 relief scenes with a blue enamel background (1 scene in the onion-dome top and 1 in each of the 4 quarters of the square body), each scene with an inscription above it. Further with a brass relief veneration of the cross on the front of the exterior in a decorated architectural frame, with an oval at the head bearing the text transcribed above.
74RD10G5BNTU: THEOCRITUS, HESIOD, AND OTHERS. - [Indication of contents in Greek followed by Latin:] Haec insunt in hoc libro. Theocriti Eclogae triginta. Genus Theocriti & De inventione bucolicorum. Catonis Romani sententiae paraeneticae Distichi. Sententiae septem sapientum. De invidia. Theognidis megarensis siculi sententiae Elegiacae. Sententiae monostichi per capita ex variis poetis. Aurea carmina Pythagorae. Phocylidae Poema admonitorium. Carmina Sibyllae erythraeae De Christo Jesu domino n[ost]ro. Differentia vocis. Hesiodi Theogonia. Eiusdem Scutum Herculis. Eiusdem Georgicon libri duo.Venice, Aldus Manutius, February "1495" [=1496]. Folio. With 8 fine woodcut headpieces (2 by the famous Poliphilus master) plus 29 repeats, and 23 woodcut outline interlaced initials (3 series: 3-line, 5-line and 7-line) plus 16 repeats. Modern red morocco, gold- and blind-blocked.
F6BA0XRBPUPB: THÉVENOT, MELCHISEDEC JEAN-BAPTISTE. - Alle de gedenkwaardige en zeer naauwkeurige reizen …; mitsgaders de voornaamster byzonderheden van d'Archipel, Konstantinopolen, 't Heilige Land, Egypten, de woestynen van Arabie, Mekka … Amsterdam, Gerrit Bos, 1731. 4to. With engraved title-page, standing portrait of the author in Eastern garb, 19 engraved plates (including 2 folding) drawn, etched and engraved by Jan Luyken. 18th-century half calf, sprinkled-paper sides, refurbished in the 19th century and with a 20th-century spine label.
K64AEII3I7X2: THOMAS, WILLIAM, CAPTAIN. - Good newes from sea, being a true relation of the late sea-fight, betweene Captain William Thomas, captain of the 8th Whelp, now imployed for the service of the King and Parliament, against Captaine Polhill, captaine of the ship call'd the May flower Admirall of Falmouth, with the taking of the said ship. London, Lawrence Blaiklock, June 26, 1643. Small 4to (19 x 14 cm). Dark blue half morocco (ca. 1850), gold-tooled spine, gilt edges, marbled boards with gold fillets, bound by Riviere, with the binder's stamp on flyleaf.
E4BF131DOXZX: THÜMMEL, HANS WILHELM VON. - Historische, statistische, geographische und topographische Beiträge zur kenntniss des herzogthums Altenburg. Altenburg, 1818. Folio. With 38 hand-coloured engraved portraits (a few with signatures of the subjects), 1 uncoloured engraved portrait, engraved map of the area by L. Michaelis after A. Krehan, small engraved map in text showing the districts Paditz and Kotteritz, and 1 engraved text. Contemporary boards.
FA7FOWKLY36G: THUNBERG, CARL PETER AND JONAS NICLAS AHL. - Specimen ichthyologicum de Muraena et Ophichtho, ... in audit. Horti Botanici, d. 27 Jun. 1789. ... Uppsala, Johan Edman, [1789]. 4to. With 2 engraved plates by Ahl, showing 4 different species of Muraena. Disbound.
5667: [THURAH, LAURIDS DE]. - Den Danske Vitruvius … | Le Vitruve Danois … | Der Dänische Vitruvius.Copenhagen, Ernst Henrich Berlings, 1746-1749. 2 volumes. Imperial folio (48 x 30.5 cm). With richly engraved architectural frontispiece, and 281 engraved and etched plates, including 5 double-page, with architectural plans, designs and views of the Danish castles, manors, public buildings, churches, etc., including beautiful bird's-eye views of houses and gardens, views of the city of Copenhagen, etc., as well as interior architectural designs for mantelpieces, doorways, altars, pulpits, etc., by Michael Keijl and C.L. Wüst, after the drawings by L. de Thurah (Thieme-Becker attributes the views to J.J. Bruun). 20th-century half brown goatskin, gold-tooled spine.
I48CHMM6LSID: TIELKE, JOHANN GOTTLIEB. - Unterricht für die Offiziers die sich zu Feldingenieurs bilden, oder doch den Feldzügen mit Nutzen beywohnen wollen, durch Beyspiele aus dem letzten Kriege erläutert, und mit nöthigen Plans versehen...Vienna, Johann Thomas Edlen von Trattner, 1785. 8vo. With an engraved frontispiece and 32 folding engraved plates. 19th-century green half morocco.
F56FDF7PO4NR: TILESIUS, ADOLPH VON [=WILHELM GOTTLIEB TILESIUS VON TILNAU]. - Naturhistorische Abhandlungen und Erläuterungen besonders die Petrefactenkunde betreffend[.] Kassel, Johann Christian Krieger & Co., 1826. Royal 4to (31 x 21 cm). With 8 numbered hand-coloured lithographed folding plates. Contemporary red grained gold-tooled sheepskin, richly gold-tooled spine.
H61BFWWJLAPY: TITSINGH, ISAAC. - Cérémonies usitées au Japon, pour les mariages, les funérailles, et les principals fêtes del'année; … Orné de 24 gravures, faites d'après des peintures japonaises.Paris, Nepveu (back of half-title: printed by d’Hautel), 1822. 3 volumes. 18mo. With 23 (of 24?) etched plates (including 3 as frontispiece, and 17 folding), all but one in contemporary hand-colouring. Late 19th-century, gold-tooled brown half morocco, gilt edges.
21507: TJASSENS, JOHAN. - Zee-politie der Vereenichde Nederlanden verthoont in een tafel, ende twee kleyne boecken … Waer achter ghevoecht zijn eenighe saecken tot onderrechtinge en kennisse tot de politie dienende.The Hague, Johan Veely, 1652. 4to. Contemporary vellum.
S1771: TOKUNAGA, SHIGEYASU (EDITOR). - Report of the first scientific expedition to Manchoukuo under the leadership of Shigeyasu Tokunaga. June - October 1933. Section V [Zoology]. Tokyo, Office of the Scientific Expedition to Manchoukuo, Faculty of Science and Engineering, Waseda University, 1934-1939. 12 volumes (26.5 x 19 cm). With many illustrations in text, 287 full-page plates (126 coloured) and a folding table. Original publisher's stiff printed wrappers.
E3TH5II5O4P3: TOLL, WYNAND AND JAN LEENDERTSZ. TIMMERMAN (BROKERS). - Executie van een Sneker vaertuyg, genaemt een kof, gevoert by Pieter Martensz. Hollander, op den 28 november, 1698. [Amsterdam, 1698]. Half-sheet (ca. 33 x 21 cm).
D1OCWDPH6BFH: TORÉN, OLOF. - Voyage de Mons. Olof Torée[,] Aumonier de la Compagnie Suedoise des Indes Orientales, fait à Surate, à la Chine &c.Milan, Reycends brothers, 1771.With:(2) ECKEBERG, Carl Gustaf. Précis historique de l'économie rurale des Chinois.Milan, Reycends brothers, 1771.(3) BLACKFORD, Dominique de. Précis de l'état actuel des colonies Angloises dans l'Amérique Septentrionale. Milan, Reycends brothers, 1771. 3 works in 1 volume. 12mo. Contemporary French mottled calf, gold-tooled spine.
K2QFFYILM5XM: TORNBERG, CARL JOHAN. - Numi Cufici regii numophylacii Holmiensis, quos omnes in terra Sueciae repertos.Uppsala, Leffler and Sebell, 1848. 4to. With 14 lithographed plates. Contemporary blind-blocked cloth.
17975: TORRENTINUS, HERMANNUS (HERMAN VAN DER BEKE). - Elucidarius poeticus continens historias poeticas, fabulas, insulas, regiones, urbes, fluvios, montesq[ue] insigniores, atq[ue] huiusmodi alia, omnib[us] adolescentibus in poesi versantibus oppidoquam necessarius, ...Cologne, Eucharius Cervicornus (colophon: Godefried Hittorp), July 1529. With the title in an elaborate woodcut architectural borde. Set in roman types with 8 and 14 mm roman capitals used as initials.With: (2) FREUDENBERG, Aethon Johann von. De abusu & impostura medicantiu[m] libellus perquam utilis jucundusq[ue] omnibus, quibus cum medicis erit negocium.Marburg, Eucharius Cervicornus, 1538. With 1 woodcut decorated initial (white on black with floral decoration) and a vine-leaf ornament (Vervliet 7). Set in roman type with the dedication in an Aldine-style italic and with occasional words in Greek. 2 works in 1 volume. 8vo. Sheepskin parchment (ca. 1700?).
CCKDEE01U79O: TORSELLINI (TURSELLINUS), ORAZIO. - Het leven vanden heylighen Franciscus Xaverius die den eersten vande Societeyt Jesu het H. Evangelie in Indien ende Japonien heeft ghepredickt. Antwerp, Cornelis Woons, 1646. 8vo. Contemporary vellum.
D1VB9MZIY9EO: TORSELLINI (TURSELLINUS), ORAZIO. - Apostolisches Leben und Thaten deß heiligen Francisci, der Francisci Xaverii, der Societet Jesu, Indianer Apostels.München, Sebastian Rauch, 1674. 4to. With engraved frontispiece by Melchior Küsell after J. M. Tobrias and an extra frontispiece by the same engraver bound in after page 512. Contemporary vellum with two clasps.
DBGC6VTDMSGH: TOSTATUS (TOSTADO DE MADRIGAL), ALFONSO. - Super Leviticum in sensu litterali nova et hactenus abscondita a se edita commentaria. (Colophon: Venice, Petrus Liechtenstein, 1529). With title-page printed in red and black with a large woodcut containing the coats of arms of the Emperor Charles V (Charles I of Spain) and two bishops (the author and perhaps a relative), leaf 2 with a woodcut of the author writing at his desk, with his arms, and a woodcut initial with the other bishop's arms inside the letter, the arms in the initial and some lines of text printed in red. Printed in two columns. With: (2) TOSTATUS, Alfonso. Opus super Deuteronomium.(Colophon: Venice, Petrus Liechtenstein, 1528). With title-page printed in red and black, leaf 1 with a woodcut of the author writing at his desk, with his arms (not the same woodcut as in ad 1), and a woodcut initial with the other bishop's arms as in ad 1. Printed in two columns. 2 works in 1 volume. Folio. Contemporary blind- and gold-tooled tanned sheepskin over wooden boards; each board in a panel design with 2 (on the back board 3) different vine rolls, rules, and on the front board a central medaillon depicting Bathsheba kneeling before King David playing his harp, and a half dozen separate stamps, with author and title at the head, "Thostati Super Leviti et Deuteronomy" and the binding date MDXXXII (1532); blind-tooled spine, remnants of brass anchor plates on the back board (for straps?), catch plates on the front board lacking.
I14BNBAMKKG8: [TOULOUSE - PHARMACOPOEIA]. PURPAN, PONS-FRANÇOIS. - Codex medicamentarius, seu, pharmacopoea Tolosana, amplissimi senatus autoritate munita, ex mandato noblissimorum et vigilantissimorum capitolinorum in lucem edita.Toulouse, Arnaldus Colomerius, 1648. Small 4to (22 x 18 cm). With woodcut device on title-page, including the arms of Toulouse. Early boards, rebacked.
J7KGMTU1IEVG: [TRANSVAAL ROYAL COMMISSION]. - Report of the commissioners appointed to inquire into and report upon all matters relating to the settlement of the Transvaal territory. Part 1[-2].With:- Further correspondence respecting the affairs of the Transvaal and adjacent territories.- Further correspondence respecting the affairs of the Bechuanaland and adjacent territories.- Report of the commissioners appointed to determine land claims and to effect a land settlement in British Bechuanaland.- Correspondence respecting the affairs of Pondoland [3 parts].London, George Edward Eyre and William Spottiswoode, 1882-1888. 2 volumes. Folio. With a total of 21 folding lithographed maps, many coloured in outline. Contemporary brown cloth.
JC9HWVGG8URE: [TROMMSDORFF, JOHANN BARTHOLOMÄUS?]. - Leerstelsel der algemeene en artsenijmengkundige proefondervindelijke scheikunde.Including: [GRAHAM, Thomas?]. De bewerktuigde lighamen: scheikundige beschouwing aangaande de voornaamste bestaandeelen der planten benevens de meest belangrijkste[!] producten welke men door derzelver ontleding bekoomt.[Amsterdam?], 19 October 1830. 4to. Manuscript in Dutch, written in black ink in a Latin hand on laid paper. Near contemporary half tanned sheepskin.
5473: TROMP, MAARTEN HARPERTSZ. - [Autograph letter in Dutch, signed, addressed to the Admiralty at Middelburg or Rotterdam].On board the ship The Maid of Dordrecht, before Mardijk, 31 July 1642. Folio (31 x 20 cm). Letter written in brown ink on a folio bifolium, with the text on p. 1 (pp. 2-3 blank), originally folded 3 more times for sending (to 8 x 10 cm) with the address on one side and Tromp's red wax armorial seal (helmed and mantled, only the upper part surviving) on the other (now both p. 4), perforated below the seal through all 16 layers, for a ribbon or cord that does not survive.
J3AB9G6C7E9R: [TUCKER, CHARLOTTE MARIA] AND THEODORUS MATTHIJS LOOMAN. - Abbeokoeta; of de dageraad tusschen de keerkringen: eene schets van het ontstaan en den vooruitgang der zending in Yorriba. Uit het Engelsch naar den vijfden druk vertaald, en tot op den jongsten tijd bijgewerkt.Amsterdam, H. Höveker (back of half-title: for the "Vereeniging ter bevordering van Christelijke lectuur"), 1860. 12mo. With chromolithographed frontispiece, 3 lithographed maps (2 double-page and 1 folding), 1 chromolithographed plate and 8 wood-engraved plates. Contemporary half cloth.
21550: [TURKEY - SPAIN]. - Les presens inestimables envoyez par le grand Turc au Roy d'Espagne. Ensemble ce qui s'est passé depuis le 24. Iullet, tant à l'armee Hollandoise qu'Espagnolle au Pays-Bas.Lyon, Claude Armand dit Alphonse, 1625. 8vo. Modern marbled boards.
C5JGY701U79O: TWIST, JOHAN VAN. - Generale beschrijvinghe van Indien. Ende in 't besonder kort verhaal van de regering, ceremonien, handel, vruchten en geleghentheydt van 't Koninckrijck van Gusuratten, staende onder de beheerschinghe van den Groot-Machtighen Koninck Cajahan: anders genaemt den grooten Mogor ... Hier achter is by-gevoeght de aenwijsinge van meest alle kusten, drooghten ende reeden, om door gantsch Indien te zeylen.Amsterdam, for Joost Hartgers, 1648. 4to. With woodcut printer's device on the title-page. 19th-century marbled wrappers.
6788: TYPOTIUS, JACOBUS AND OCTAVIO DE STRADA. - Symbola divina & humana pontificum imperatorum regum; ex musaeo Octavii de Strada civis Romani. Accessit brevis & facilis isagoge Jacobi Typotii. Arnhem, Johan Friderich Hagen, 1666. 12mo. With architectural frontispiece and 177 full-page engravings, all but 2 with a double cartouche containing 2 emblems, making 352 emblems in total. Contemporary overlapping gold-tooled vellum.
E4HED101U79O: UCHIDA MASAO. - Yochi shiryaku [Compendium of world geography]. [Tokyo], Meiji 4 [= 1871]. (25.5 x 17 cm). With the title and all text in Japanese, printed from woodblocks on rice paper, with 1 double-page, 2 full-page and 2 half-page maps and 12 full-page and 23 half-page illustrations of architecture, people and costumes, topography, plants and animals. Original publisher's heavy paper wrapper.
8BGGA0JMB8EQ: ULPIANUS OF EMESA AND VALERIUS HARPOCRATION. - Commentarioli in olynthiacas, philippicasque Demosthenis orationes. Enarrationes saneque necessariae in tredecim orationes Demosthenis. ...Dictionarium decem Rhetorum. [preceded by the titles in Greek].(Colophon: Venice, heirs of Aldus Manutius, and his father-in-law Andrea Torresano d’Asola [& sons], June) 1527. Folio (31 x 21 cm). With Aldus's famous woodcut dolphin device on the title-page and an older but very similar version on the verso of the otherwise blank last leaf. Set in Greek type (the Upianus in 1 column; the Harpokation in 2 columns) with incidental roman. Recased in 18th-century vellum over flexible boards.
6198: [UTRECHT - LAW]. - Costumen, usantien pollitien ende stijl van procederen der stadt jurisdictie, en[de] vrijheyt va[n] Utrecht gheapprobeert en[de] ghedecreteert, . . .[Colophon:] Amsterdam, printed by Willem Jacobsz. and sold at Utrecht by Jan van Gelre, 1550. 4to. With the title and the arms of the city of Utrecht in red and black in a 4-piece woodcut frame with figures and decoration, the arms repeated below the red and black colophon with the publisher's authenticating signature in dark brown ink; 3 different woodcut coats of arms for the Habsburg Holy Roman Emperor Charles V, each with a different bearing: 2 small in the text, with his motto "plus oultre", and a full-page one on the verso of the last leaf. Late 18th-century boards, marbled paper sides.
J9DCGJIDPIHD: UTTERBOM, JOANNES AND ENGELBER JÖRLIN. - Specimen botanico-oeconomicum, de usu quarundam plantarum indigenarum prae exoticis.Lund, Berling, 1769. 4to. Disbound, red sprinkled edges.
C97G4AYK6PVE: UYTENBOGAERT (WTENBOGAERT), JOHANNES AND BERNARD DWINGLO. - Oorspronck ende voortganck der Nederlantsche kerckelijcke verschillen tot op 't Nationale Synodus van Dordrecht.Amsterdam, Cornelis de Leeuw, 1648. 2 parts in 1 volume. Small folio (28.5 x 19.5 cm). 18th-century half vellum.
22546: VADIANUS, JOACHIM (JOACHIM VON WATT). - Epitome trium terrae partium, Asiae, Africae et Europae compendiariam locorum descriptionem continens, praecipue autem quorum in actis Lucas, passim autem evangelistae & apostoli meminere.Zurich, Christoph Froschauer, 1534. Folio. With woodcut printer's device on title-page, numerous decorated woodcut initials and a double page woodcut world map "Typus cosmographus universalis" after Sebastian Münster. Modern calf.
6787: VAENIUS, OTTO (OTTO VAN VEEN). - Le theatre moral de la vie humaine, representée en plus de cent tableaux divers, tirez du poëte Horace ... et expliquez en autant de discours moraux par le sieur de Gomberville. Avec la table du philosophe cebes. Brussels, François Foppens, 1672. Folio. With engraved illustration on title-page, engraved author’s portrait, 103 engraved emblems by Pierre Daret after Otto Vaenius, and an engraved folding plate. 18th-century gold-tooled tree calf.
F12G7ZJWFLDA: VAENIUS, OTTO (OTTO VAN VEEN). - Emblemata sive symbola a principibus, viris eeclesiasticis, ac militaribus, aliisque usurpanda. Devises ou emblemes pour princes, gens d'eglise, gens de guerre, & aultres.Brussels, Huybrecht Anthoon, 1624. 4to. With engraved device on title-page, and 207 numbered emblems on 23 engraved plates. 19th-century brown half cloth.
GBN9SNWUBQCC: VAERNEWIJCK, MARCUS VAN. - Die historie van Belgis, diemen anders namen mach: Den spieghel der Nederlantscher audtheyt.Ghent, widow of Gheeraert van Salenson, 1574. Small folio (28 x 19.5 cm). With Salenson's woodcut device, the woodcut coat-of-arms of the author on the back of the title-page, and woodcut illustrations in the text (7 coats of arms, including 1 block repeated but with an added crown; and about 16 mostly pictorial illustrations plus about 38 repeats). 19th-century boards covered with paper.
J1IB99GRMUIG: [VAIRASSE D'ALLAIS, DENIS AND THOMAS SMITH]. - Geographisches Kleinod, aus zweyen sehr ungemeinen Edelgesteinen bestehend; darunter der Erster eine Historie der New-gefundenen Völcker Sevarambes genannt, ... Der Ander aber vorstellet die seltzamen begebenheiten herren T.S. eines englischen Kauff-Herrens...[Sultzbach], printed by Abraham Lichtenthaler, 1689. 4to. With engraved frontispiece, 16 engraved plates and some woodcut initials. Contemporary vellum.
I7JD63PR1EKO: VALENTIJN, FRANÇOIS. - Oud en nieuw Oost-Indiën, vervattende een naaukeurige en uitvoerige verhandelinge van Nederlands mogentheyt in die gewesten, ... Te zamen dus behelzende niet alleen een zeer nette beschhryving van alles, wat Nederlands Oost-Indiën betreft, maar ook 't voornaamste dat eenigzins tot eenige andere Europeërs, in die gewesten, betrekking heeft.Dordrecht, Johannes van Braam; Amsterdam, Gerard onder den Linden, 1724-1726. 5 volumes. Folio. With engraved frontispiece, engraved dedication to Egidius van den Bempden, engraved author's portrait, 264 (of 265) engraved plates (many folding), 8 letterpress folding tables, and 80 engravings in text. Contemporary calf, gold-tooled spine with a floral/ornithological tool in 5 of 7 compartments, gold-tooled board edges. Bound by the so-called Pentateuch Bindery, located in Amsterdam.
23004: VALENTINI, GEORG WILHELM VON. - Précis des dernières guerres des Russes contre les Turcs, avec des considérations militaires et politiques; traduit de l'Allemand ... par Eugène de la Côste.Paris, Firmin Didot, Anseling & Pochard, Ponthieu (facing the title-page: printed by Firmin Didot), 1825. 8vo. With 5 maps on 4 folding engraved plates and several diagrams in the text showing troop formations. Contemporary tan half calf.
K5JC2R60YVVF: VALMONT DE BOMARE, JACQUES-CHRISTOPHE. - Mineralogie, ou nouvelle exposition du regne minéral. ... Avec un dictionnaire nomenclateur et des tables synoptiques.Paris, Vincent, 1762. 2 volumes. 8vo. With 11 folding letterpress tables. Contemporary marbled calf, gold-tooled spines.
739GQK0R9M18: VANCOUVER, GEORGE. - Reisen nach dem nördlichem[!] Theile der Südsee während der Jahre 1790 bis 1795. Aus dem Englischen übersetzt und mit Anmerkungen begleitet von Joh. Friedr. Wilh. Herbst.Berlin, (colophon: printed by Johann Wilhelm Schmidt) for the Vossische Buchhandlung, 1799-1800. 2 volumes. 8vo. With a large folding engraved map (52 x 42 cm) by Ferdinand Sprögel (Berlin, 1800) of the northwest coast of America, and 2 folding aquatints. Contemporary half calf.
A3IAZNNTU56Q: VASSE, JACQUES-ABRAHAM-ANTOINE. - Souvenir de Beloeil, dédié à son Altesse Sérénissime la Princesse de Ligne, née Princesse Lubomirska.Brussels, Deltombe, 1853. Oblong 1mo (34 x 50.5 cm). With 12 double-tinted lithographed plates (each measuring ca. 24 x 32 cm), by Van der Heecht, Gerlier, Gratry after drawings by Antoine Vasse (11) and Van der Heecht (1) and printed by J. Lots. Contemporary brown half sheepskin.
89P9CFYNZ8OA: VAUX, JAMES HARDY. - Memoirs of James Hardy Vaux, a swindler and thief, now transported to New South Wales for the second time, and for life. Written by himself. Second edition.London, Whittaker, Treacher, & Arnot, 1830. 12mo. Publisher's green cloth.
73OAH3OZMOJ3: VEER, GERRIT DE. - Tre navigationi fatte dagli Olandesi, e Zelandesi al settentrione nella Norvegia, Moscovia, e Tartaria verso il Catai, e regno de' Sini, doue scopersero il Mare di Veygatz, la Nuova Zembla. Venice, Giovanni Battista Ciotti, 1599. 4to. With an engraved plate on title-page, full-page engraving of a compass and 31 half-page engraved maps and plates in text. Later vellum.
2428: [VEERE - FISHERY]. - Nieuwe ordonnantie doen maaken, en emaneren by burgemeesters en regeerders der stadt Vere. Op den visch-tol, afslag der visch, en wat verder daar toe zyn relatie is hebbende. [Middelburg], Suenonius Mandelgreen, [24 December 1746]. With:(2) Ordonnantie op den afslag der Verschen visch, binnen de stadt Vere, gelyk mede op den pligt van den keurmeester en den afslager.Middelburg, widow of Jakobus Pauwelsen, [6 July 1754, published 25 July]. (3) Ordonnantie op den afslag der Verschen visch, binnen de stad Vere.Vere, Chrristiaan Hendrik Held, [18 May 1771]. (4) [MANUSCRIPT]. Extract uit de notulen van weth[ouders] en raad der stad Vere.[Veere?], [18 July 1772-19 June 1773, 7 April 1787]. (5) Reglement voor die van de haven der stad Vere ter vis-vangst vaaren.Middelburg, Adriaan de Vin, [1 June 1774].With a woodcut Veere coat of arms on the title-page of each of the 4 printed ordinances (3 different blocks). 5 items in 1 volume. 4to. Contemporary marbled wrapper backed with plain paper.
21806: VENEL, JEAN-ANDRÉ. - Nouveaux secours pour les corps arrêtés dans l'oesophage; ou description de quatre instrumens plus propres qu'aucun des anciens moyens à retirer ces corps par la bouche.Lausanne, François Grasset & compagnie, 1769. 12mo (16.5 x 9 cm). With a folding engraved plate by Chovin after designs by the author. Modern boards.
78CAPB8HI9JL: [VENICE - COUNCIL OF TEN]. - Sententia dell' Eccelso Conseglio di Diece. Contra Anzolo Badoer cavalier. | Sententie vanden Hoogen Raedt van de Thiene. Teghens Anzolo Badoer ridder.The Hague, Hillebrant Jacobsz. van Wouw, 1612. 4to. With a woodcut vignette on title-page, 2 woodcut decorated initials (2 series, both arabesque). With the Italian text in italic, the Dutch text in textura and with incidental roman. Sewn in later plain paper wrapper.
I17E8RDMITAK: [VENICE - PHARMACOPOEIA]. COLLEGIO DEI MEDICI. - Pharmacopoea collegii medicorum Bergomi, rationem compenendi medicamenta usitatiora complectens. Altera editio ...Bergamo, Comino Ventura, 1581. Folio. With woodcut device on title-page and colophon. Modern sheepskin parchment.
E27CWIY3NDE0: VÉRANY, JEAN BAPTISTE. - Mollusques Méditeranéens première partie. Céphalopodes de la Méditerranée. Genoa, imprimerie des Sourds-Muets, [1847]-1851. Large 4to (35.5 x 27.5 cm). With 45 (numbered as 41) lithographed plates (44 chromolithographed), by Armanino after Verany. Unbound, uncut and deckles intact, with separate uncut original tinted lithographed wrappers. In modern cloth box.
A869F8SUNRQS: VERHEIDEN, JACOBUS AND HENDRIK HONDIUS (II). - Af-beeldingen van sommighe in Godts-woort ervarene mannen, die bestreden hebben den Roomschen Antichrist.The Hague, Beuckel Corneliszoon Nieulandt, 1603. 4to. With alegorical title-page, engraved alegorical plate of the cosmic circles and 50 full-page engraved portraits (13 x 12 cm) by Hendrik Hondius. Contemporary vellum, remains of ties.
F98HEQ55EF50: VERJUS, ANTOINE DE. - [Letter to M[adam]e la Duchelle d'Avegry[?]]. [Paris, December? 1703]. Small 4to (19 x 14 cm). Autograph letter in French, signed, written in dark brown ink in a Latin hand on paper.
14759: VERMAARSCH, JOOST. - Eerste deel der bouw-kunst, ofte Grondige bewijs-redenen, over den sin ende practijck van den autheur Vincent Scamozzi, waer in grondigh wert bewesen, dat men door den middel van den autheur Scamozzi, Palladio en Vinjola hare vijf colommen kan uytwercken; als oock van alle de voornaemste meesters der bouw-kunst, ende dat alleen met het verdeelen van een duym-stock, of voet-maet.Amsterdam, Hendrick Doncker, 1678. 4to. With an engraved architectural frontispiece by G. Wingendorp, engraved vignette with carpenters' and masons' tools on title-page, and hundreds of diagrams, measured drawings of columns, architectural ornament and other architectural elements, orthographic projections, etc., on 46 engraved plates (including 5 folding). 19th-century half cloth, paste-paper sides.
H1QAZFGTJFQ4: VERPLANCKE, JEAN FRANÇOIS, AND KAREL AENAES DE CROESER. - Descriptio genealogica antiquissimae nobilisquae familiae nomine Van den Heede.Bruges, 1775 (with additions to 1783). Royal folio in 4s (44 x 28 cm). Manuscript in black and brown ink on paper, nearly every page with a pre-printed letterpress border of rococo fleurons, with illustrations in coloured gouaches and/or watercolour. With an architectural title-page, 14 small coloured coats of arms and a coloured map; and the text illustrated with about 140 coats of arms (including about 8 blank shields), all but 1 of the arms coloured and about 20 full-page and elaborately decorated; and 5 full-page manuscript cartouches with text. Contemporary mottled, tanned sheepskin, richly gold-tooled spine.
91IHRJN6Y1BW: [VIANEN, JAN VAN (ILLUSTRATOR)]. - Emblemata amatoria. Emblemes d'amour en quatre langue.London, "Chez l'Amoureux", [ca. 1690]. 8vo. With engraved title-page, 45 engraved emblems by Jan van Vianen and 46 engraved leaves with a poem facing the emblems and title-page. Contemporary calf with gold-tooled spine and sides.
22959: VICUÑA MACKENNA, BENJAMIN. - Pájinas de mi diario durante tres años de viajes. 1853. - 1854. - 1855. ... California. - Mejiico. - Estados-Unídos. - Canada. - Islas Britanicas. - Francia. - Italia. - Alemania. - Paises-Bajos. - Costas del Brasil. - Provincias del Plata.Santiago, Imprenta del Ferrocarril, 1856. 4to. Contemporary half green sheepskin, marbled edges.
I17EJREN6MV6: [VIENNA - LOUVAIN - PHARMACOPOEIA]. - Dispensatorium pharmaceuticum Austriaco-Viennense, in quo hodierna die usualiora medicamenta secundum artis regulas componenda visuntur.Leuven, Joannes Franciscus van Overbeke, 1774. 8vo. Contemporary cat's paw calf, richly gold-tooled spine.
17090: VIÈTE, FRANÇOIS. - Principes de cosmographie, tirez d'un manuscrit de Viette, & traduits en François. Corrigées et augmentées.Paris, Jean Behourt, 1647. 12mo. With 2 woodcut illustrations in the text (a geocentric universe and a simple geometric figure). Contemporary limp sheepskin parchment.
8279W7NTU56Q: [VIEWS - AMSTERDAM]. - Atlas, of verzameling van afbeeldingen der voornaamste gebouwen, torens en gezichten der stad Amsterdam. Voor kinderen. Amsterdam, H. Moolenijzer, [1824]. Oblong 4to (20 x 26 cm). With 19 etched full-page plates, by W. Writs and R. Vinkeles after drawings by W. Writs, J. de Beyer, J. Cats, Ferdinand Bol and Claes Jansz. Visscher. Modern grey boards with the original front cover laid down.
G5DC4C01U79O: [VIEWS]. PARIS, [EDOUARD?], ADOLPHE BAYOT, EUGÈNE CICÉRI, ANTOINE LÉON MOREL FATTO. - Nos souvenirs de Kil-Bouroun pendant l'hiver passé dans le liman du Dnieper 1855-1856. … Album lithographié … Paris, Arthus-Bertrand (printed by Becquet frères), [1856]. 1mo (63 x 46 cm). An album of views, most including ships on the river, from the Battle of Kinburn in the Crimean War, comprising 17 plates: 1 tinted lithographed title-page, 15 tinted and double-tinted lithographed views (image size 30 x 46 cm) and a lithographed map. Many views also coloured by hand. Later half blue cloth portfolio.
5AFG3N3RHVIK: VIGERIUS, MARCUS. - Decachordum Christianum Julio II. Pont. Max. dicatum. Controversia de excellentia instrumentorum Dominicae passionis, per eundem Dn. Marcum Vigerium discussa.[Hagenau, printed by Th. Anselm & Joh. Albertus for Joh. Koberger, Nuremberg, 1517]. Folio. With title in woodcut border by Urs Graf and 10 beautiful full-page woodcuts (ca. 13.9-14.4 x 9.7-10.2 cm) by the "Master I S with the shovel", a pupil of Hans Schäufelein. Contemporary calf over wooden boards, blind-tooled side, two brass clasps. Leaves from a 14th-century liturgical manuscript pasted on the inner sides of the boards. From the "Koberger Werkstatt".
3754: VIGNOLA, GIACOMO BAROZZI DA. - Regola de' cinque ordini d'archittettura, ... con la nuova aggionta di Michael-Angelo Buonaroti. | Regel vande vijf ordens der architecture,... | Reigle des cinq ordres d'architetture, | Regel der funff Orden von Architectur, ...| The rule of the V. orders of architecture.Amsterdam, Johannes Janssonius and Jan van Hilton, 1642. With an architectural engraved title-page for part 2, an engraved portrait of Vignola in an elaborate architectural frame, and 66 engraved architectural illustrations.With:(2) PAS, Crispijn van de (I and II). Oficina arcularia in qua sunt ad spectantia diversa ... | Boutique menuserie ... | Schriner Laden ... | Schrinwerckers winckel ...Amsterdam, Crispijn van de Pas, 1642. With an engraved title-page and 59 numbered engraved architectural plates in 6 series.(3) [MILIARIA - BATTLE OF BUDA]. LEOPOLD I. Copiis militaribus Budam expugnantibus, & Turcas subigentibus.[Amsterdam?, dated 1686 in chronograms]. A broadside containing a 38-line Latin poem celebrating the defeat of the Ottoman Empire by the troops of the Holy Roman Emperor Leopold I and his allies and their capture of Buda (now part of Budapest) at the Battle of Buda (or possibly celebrating the expected outcome of the battle still in progress). With 1 woodcut decorated initial and 2 decorative bands built up from arabesque typographic ornaments.2 editions (the first in 2 parts) published together, in 1 volume. Royal folio (44 x 28 cm) plus a 1mo broadside (40 x 26.5 cm). Contemporary sheepskin parchment over flexible boards.
G9I9YDWPH4S7: VIGNOLA, GIACOMO BAROZZIO DA. - Regola delli cinque ordini d'architettura ... | Regel vande vijf ordens der architecture ... | Reigle des cinq ordres d'architecture … | The rule of the V. orders of architecture … Utrecht, Crispijn van de Passe, 1629. With full-page engraved author's portrait and 42 numbered engraved plates, versos with letterpress text in Italian, Dutch, French, and German and/or English. Plates III and XXXIIII are cancels.With:(2) VIGNOLA, Giacomo Barozzio da. La ij parte dell architetura dell Vignola e'altri famossi architetti | Het tweede deel van de architectura …[Amsterdam, Johannes Jansonius and Jan van Hilten?, ca. 1642]. With engraved title-page and 42 numbered engraved plates. Plates 1-13 with letterpress text printed on the verso describing the facing page.(3) PASSE, Crispijn van de. Oficina arcularia in qua sunt ad spectantia diversa eximia exempla... | Bouticque menuserie ... | Schriner Laden ... | Schrinwerckers winckel. Amsterdam, Crispijn van de Passe, 1642. With engraved title-page and 46 engraved plates. 3 complementary works in 1 volume. Folio. Contemporary vellum.
S2298: VIMERCATO, GIOVANNI BATTISTA. - Dialogo de gli Horologi Solari ... Nel quale con ragioni specolative, e pratiche facilmente s'insegna il modo di fabricar tutte le sorti di horologi. Novamente ristampo con le sue figure ... & con un agiunta di un horologio da servirsene al lume della luna.Padua, [after the Venice edition by Giolito, 1585], 1672. 4to. With a large woodcut publisher's device on the title-page, 3 large folding woodcut plates, more than 30 woodcuts in the text, nearly all full-page, and numerous woodcut decorations. 18th-century stiff plain wrappers.
19906: VINNE, JAN JANSZ. VAN DER. - [Passiflora caerula or blue passion flower].[Lekzigt, near Dordrecht?, ca. 1780?]. Folio. (43 x 27.5 cm). Watercolour drawing on laid paper, signed on the back by the artist, "J. van der Vinne Jzn.". Attached by the top corners to a (19th-century?) wove millboard mount kept in a modern passe-partout.
19907: [VINNE, JAN JANSZ. VAN DER]. - [Tiger lily].[Netherlands, ca. 1780?]. Watercolour on a half sheet of laid paper (42.5 x 27.5 cm), mounted on wove paper. In a passepartout.
74MG4AQU5D8M: VISSCHER, ROEMER. - Zinne-poppen; alle verciert met rijmen, en sommighe met proze: door zijn dochter Anne Roemers.Amsterdam, Sander Wybrantz. and Andries Vink, 1678. With engraved title-page, an engraved emblem on the back of A5, and 193 engraved emblems by Claes Jansz. Visscher.With: (2) VISSCHER, Roemer. Brabbelingh... By hem selven oversien, en meer als de helft vermeerdert.Amsterdam, Johannes van Ravesteyn, 1669. 2 works in 1 volume. 12mo. Contemporary vellum.
AAKG3O01U79O: VISSCHER, NICOLAUS. - Zelandiae Comitatus novissima tabula.Amsterdam, widow of Joachim Ottens and sons [or Reinier and Josua Ottens], [ca. 1724 or 1747]. Imperial folio (57 x 36.5 cm). Comprising 9 untrimmed engraved sheets (each 56.5 x 66 cm; plate size 46.5 x 53.5 cm) that, if assembled, would give a map image of about 139 x 159 cm. Modern half calf.
18857: VIVIERS, EMMANUEL DE. - Recueil des memoires curieux. Tirez des Journaux Historiques de 1719. 1723. 1724. & 1725.Paris, Etienne Ganeau, "MDXXV" [=1725]. 12mo. With woodcut vignette on title-page, a woodcut headpiece and a decorated woodcut initial. Contemporary brown calf, gold-tooled spine.
E51BW3BBNOWB: [VOC - SHIPWRECK & PIRACY]. - Twee-rampspoedige zee-reyzen, den enen ... met een Fransch Oost Indiesch Compagnie-schip, genaamt Le Prince, ... Den anderen, met het Hollandsche Oost-Indische Compagnie schip, genaamt Rustenwerk, ...Amsterdam, Bernardus Mourik, [1752 or soon after]. 4to. With 2 etched plates. Disbound.
H3EN1CBRVI2I: [VOC]. [USSELINCX, WILLEM?]. - Discours by forme van remonstrantie: vervatende de noodsaeckelickheyd vande Oos-Indische[!] navigatie.[Amsterdam?], 1608. Small 4to. 20th-century half brown sheepskin, marbled sides.
J4BFK0HZB258: [VOC & WIC]. - Schaede die den staet der Vereenichde Nederlanden, en d'inghesetenen van dien, is aenstaende, by de versuymenisse van d'Oost en West-Indische negotie onder een octroy en societeyt te begrijpen.The Hague, Jan Veely, 1644. 4to. With a letterpress motto in a woodcut border on the title-page, 1 woodcut decorated initial and bands of arabesque fleurons. Modern brown cloth, short-title in gold on spine, with 19th-century front wrapper bound in.
K7GCVS2T9A8Y: VOGEL, CHRISTIAN FRIEDRICH. - Chronologischer Raupen-Kalender oder Naturgeschichte aller europäischen Raupen, wie sie der Zeit nach in gewissen Monaten in der Natur zum Vorschein kommen. Nebst einem einleitenden Vorbericht über das Aufsuchen und zweckmässige Erziehen der Raupen, das Aufsuchen und Ueberwintern der Puppen, das Einfangen und Aufbewahren der Schmetterlinge etc.Berlin, C. Grobe, 1852. 8vo. With 41 hand-coloured engraved plates. Contemporary half calf.
C1BEK901U79O: VOITURON, PAUL, AND OTHERS. - Album with 47 charming drawings in several media by Paul Voituron (1824-1891) of Ghent and his sisters(?) and friends in France, Switzerland, Holland and Flanders.Various places, [1831-]1842-1844. Oblong (12.5×24 cm). With 47 drawings including the full-length colour portrait of what may be the gentleman-artist Paul Voituron, 8 coloured drawings (including 6 of flowers), 11 black and white drawings, 21 drawings with sepia (and in one case also red) washes, and 6 drawings with black and white washes, some highlighted with white chalk. Contemporary green half cloth, gilt edges.
77KEK9RCOJMC: VOSMAER, ARNOUT. - [Natuurkundige beschryving eener uitmuntende verzameling van zeldsaame gedierten, bestaande in Oost- en Westindische viervoetige dieren, vogelen en slangen, weleer leevend voorhanden geweest zynde, buiten Den Haag, op het Kleine Loo van Z.D.H. den prins van Oranje-Nassau].Amsterdam, P. Meijer (parts 1- 14 and 29-31) and heirs of P. Meijer and G. Warnars (parts 15-20), 1766-1787. 31 parts in 1 volume. 4to (26.5 x 20.5 cm). With 33 hand-coloured engraved plates and 1 uncoloured folding engraved plate. 19th-century black half morocco, gold-tooled spine.
E44DT5DPVTEN: VOYSIN, DANIEL. - [Signed letter to Louis-Auguste de Bourbon, duc du Maine].Versailles, 27 April 1710. Half sheet (32 x 21 cm). French letter in dark brown ink on laid paper in a legible hand, written on both sides, with a small part of the letter ending on the back, followed by the address and the Voysin's signature; the latter in black ink.
J2OC9AHFE1AW: VRIES, HUGO DE AND DANIEL TREMBLY MACDOUGAL (EDITOR). - Species and varieties. Their origin by mutation.Chicago, Open Court publishing company; London, Kegan Paul, Trench, Trübner and co., 1905. Large 8vo (22 x 14 cm). Later red cloth, with the original backstrip laid down.
F6JDRNMFQHCT: VRIES, KLAAS DE. - Schat-kamer ofte konst der stuur-lieden; … tweeden druk verbetert … en vermeerdert … Amsterdam, Joannes Loots, "171 " (changed to "1707" by stamping with printing types). With woodcut illustration of a ship's pilot with a plumb line and navigational instruments by Adriaan Le Duc (1693-1729) on title-page, 4 engraved plates (3 folding and 1 full-page). Further with many woodcut illustrations (mostly diagrams), and letterpress tables of tides and solar and lunar positions.Including: (2) SCHOOTEN, Frans van, and Adriaen VLACQ. De tafelen der sinuum, tangentium, en secantium, ofte der hoekmaten, raaklynen en snylynen, ... achter de selve de logarithmi ...Amsterdam, Joannes Loots, 1707. With letterpress tables of logarithms and trigonometric functions. 2 parts in 1 volume. 8vo. Modern brown goatskin morocco.
A13FSPCDMSG7: VRIES, KLAAS DE. - Schat-kamer ofte konst der stier-lieden, …Amsterdam, Joannes Loots, 1702. With woodcut illustration of a ship's pilot with a plumb line and navigational instruments by Adriaan Le Duc (1693-1729) on title-page, 4 engraved plates (3 folding and 1 full-page). Further with many woodcut illustrations (mostly diagrams), and letterpress tables of tides and solar and lunar positions.Including: (2) VLACQ, Adriaen. De Tafelen der sinuum, tangentium en secantium, ofte der hoekmaten, raaklynen en snylynen. Amsterdam, Joannes Loots, 1702. Primarily with letterpress tables of logarithms and trigonometric functions, the present copy lacking those for logarithms. 2 parts in 1 volume. 8vo. Contemporary vellum.
F2BGC601U79O: WAERMA, MEINDERT. - Nieuwe meetkonstige eclips-reekening, zynde een beschryving van verscheyde nieuwe geinventeerde astronomische cyfer-tafels en meetschaalen.Amsterdam, Johannes Loots, 1721. 4to. With 9 folding engraved plates. Contemporary marbled wrappers.
66PAN13MAV59: WAGNER, JOHANN LUDWIG. - Mémoires de M. Wagner, sur la Russie, la Sibérie et le royaume de Cassan.Bern, Emanuel Haller, 1790. 8vo. With an engraved portrait of Johann Ludwig Wagner and 2 engraved plates by Balthasar Anton Dunker (1746-1807). Contemporary boards covered with sprinkled paper.
EBD9HN01U79O: [WALDENSIANS]. - Recit de ce qu'il y a de plus considerable aux affaires des eglises reformées des vallées de Piedmont, depuis les massacres de l'année 1655. [Amsterdam, Abraham Wolfgang(?), after 1663]. 4to. Contemporary wrappers.
H6GG4NKNREO3: [WATER, JONA WILLEM TE]. - Bericht wegens het verongelukte Oost-Indische schip Woestduin; en de reddinge der schepelingen door de gebroeders Naerebout.Middelburg, Pieter and Jan Gillissen, 1780. 8vo. With engraved double portrait on title-page, showing the Naerebout brothers. 19th-century paperboard wrappers.
E8EE2FTH4G5B: [WATERCOLOUR - ORNITHOLOGY]. PRÊTRE, JEAN GABRIEL. - [Oiseau-mouche superbe, mâle, Oiseau-mouche huppe-col blanc, mâle & Oiseau-mouche écussonné, mâle (= plate 299 from Temminck's Nouveau recueil de planches coloriées d'oiseaux ...)]. [France], 1824. Watercolour of 3 birds on wove paper (ca. 48 x 34.5 cm), all standing on a branch, the middle branch signed: "J.G. Prêtre/ 1824". With the birds numbered in pencil and the plate number and bird names in pencil in the lower left corner.
I4QA148ZEDZ9: [WATERCOLOURS - NAPLES]. - [Binding title:] Panorama von Neapel.[Naples, ca. 1822-1830]. With 24 gouaches on parchment, made by an artist working in Naples, mounted in an album in passepartouts. Near contemporary (?) embossed brown morocco (14.5 x 11 cm).
BALBCJCYMMV0: WEBSTER, WILLIAM HENRY BAYLEY. - Narrative of a voyage to the Southern Atlantic Ocean, in the years 1828, 29, 30, performed in H.M. sloop Chanticleer...London, printed by Samuel Bentley for Richard Bentley, 1834. 2 volumes. 8vo. With two engraved maps and five aquatint plates. Contemporary uniform half calf.
I1TD20WYSW5X: WECKER, JOHANNES JACOB. - De secretis libri XVII. ex variis authoribus collecti, methodicéque digesti, & aucti.Basel, Johannes Rudolphus Genath, 1662. 8vo. With woodcut device on title-page and numerous woodcut illustrations in text. Modern sheepskin parchment.
I95FN4V8Y96B: [WELLCOME HISTORICAL MEDICAL LIBRARY]. - A catalogue of printed books in the Wellcome Historical Medical Library.London, the Wellcome Historical Medical Library, 1962-1976. 3 volumes (of 5). Original publisher's dark blue cloth (29.5 x 21 cm).
S980: WERNER, ABRAHAM GOTTLOB. - Nouvelle théorie de la formation des filons. Application de cette théorie à l'exploitation des mines, particulièrement de celles de Freyberg ... Nouvelle édition ...Paris, Villiers, 1802. 8vo. Original publisher's blue wrappers, untrimmed.
7A4G0405PBEJ: [WHALING]. - Seylen in 't ys, en soeken na de walvis. | La navigation dans la glace, et chercher du baleine.| Il veleggiare nel ghiaccio, & cercare del baleno. | Das Seeglen ins Eiß, und suchen des Wallfisches.Augsburg, Georg Balthasar Probst, [ca. 1745]. Etched print (plate size: 31 x 42 cm) on watermarked laid paper (32 x 45 cm).
S1203: [WIC]. - Examen vande valsche resolutie vande heeren burgemeesters ende raden tot Amsterdam. Op 't stuck vande West-Indische Compagnie.Amsterdam, Abraham de Bruyn, 1649. Small 4to (18.5 x 14.5 cm). Modern plain paper wrappers.
K5TAD1TQ3VW1: [WIC]. - Kort discours, ofte naardere verklaringe van de onderstaende V. poincten, 1 aengaende de verlichtinghe die desen staat heeft ghenooten door de oprechtinghe en oorloghen van de West-Indische Compagnie. ...[The Netherlands], 1644. Small 4to (18.5 x 14 cm). Modern wrappers.
I1TF4YGW2NC5: WICHMANS, AUGUSTINUS FRANCISCUS. - Apotheca spiritualium pharmacorum contra luem contagiosam aliosque morbos, ... Including: [WICHMANS, Augustin]. Diarium ecclesiasticum de sanctis contra pestem tutelaribus, ...Antwerp, Hieronymus Verdussen, 1626. 2 parts in 1 volume. 4to. With Verdussen's woodcut lion device on title-page. Contemporary blind-tooled pigskin over wooden boards (front board with gold-tooled initials "G*F*A*G" -- George Falb, Abbot of Göttweig Abbey -- and date "1630"), with 2 strap fastenings with engraved brass clasps and catchplates, and brass anchorplates.
J768R5G4WDSO: WILBERFORCE, WILLIAM. - Lettre a son excellence monseigneur le Prince de Talleyrand Périgord,... au sujet de la traite des negres.London, Schulze & Dean, 1814. Large 8vo. Contemporary half tanned sheepskin, gold-tooled spine.
H8R96Y0TI3OS: WILKEN, G.A. - Plechtigheden en gebruiken bij verlovingen en huwelijken bij de volken van den Indischen Archipel.The Hague, M. Nijhoff, [1886-1889]. 8vo. 2 parts in 1 volume. Later paper wrappers.
F9BD7TWT38YE: [WILLEM IV, PRINCE OF ORANGE]. - [WILLEM IV, Prince of Orange]. [4 elegies on the death of Willem IV, Prince of Orange].Including:(1) MEIJER, Jan. Billyke traanen, uitgestort op het overlyden van zyne doorluchtigste hoogheid Wilhem Carel Hendrik Friso.Amsterdam, Theodorus Crajenschot, 1751. 1mo broadside (53 x 39 cm).(2) OMMERING, Adriaan van. Op het schielyk afsterven van zyne doorluchtige hoogheid Willem Carel Hendrik Friso.Amsterdam, Andries & Jacobus Stanhoffius, 1751. 1mo broadside (49 x 33 cm). (3) KLOEKHOF, Cornelis Albertus. Treurzang op het afsterven van syne doorlugtigste hoogheyd Willem Carel Hendrik Friso.Utrecht, Nicolaas van Vucht, 1751. 1mo broadside (52.5 x 39 cm). (4) Op het allersmartelykste en voor den lande allerdroevigst afsterven van zyne doorluchtige hoogheid Willem Carel Hendrik Friso.Amsterdam, Antoni Waldorp, [1751]. 1mo broadside (52 x 38 cm).
21825: WILLIGEN, ADRIAAN VAN DER. - Aanteekeningen op eene reize van Parijs naar Napels, door het Tirolsche en van daar door Zwitserland en langs den Rhijn terug naar Holland.Haarlem, Adriaan Loosjes, (back of half-title parts 2-4: Utrecht, G. Post), 1811-1813. 4 parts in 2 volumes. Large 8vo. With an engraved title-page to the first part (with a stipple-engraved medallion portrait of the author) and 13 engraved plates by J. P. Visscher Bender. Contemporary half calf, gold-tooled spines.
6239: WINCKLER, JOHANN HEINRICH. - Nieuwe natuurkundige ontdekkingen, aangaande de eigenschappen, werkingen, en oorzaaken der electriciteit, of uitlokkings-kragt.Including:(2) WINCKLER, Johann Heinrich. De eigenschappen der electrische stoffe, en van het electrische Vuur.(3) WAITZ, Jacob Sigismund von. Verhandeling over de electriciteit, en derzelver oorzaken.Amsterdam, H.W. van Welbergen, 1751. 3 parts in 1 volume. 8vo. With 11 engraved folding plates. Contemporary calf, gold-tooled spine.
S1325: WIRSING, ADAM LUDWIG. - Marmora et adfines aliquos lapides coloribus suis exprimi. ... Abbildungen der Marmor-Arten und einiger verwandten Steine nach der Natur auf das sorgfältigste mit Farben erleuchtet.Nuremberg, (printed by Bieling) for the author, 1775. Royal 4to (31.5 x 22 cm) With 73 hand-coloured engraved plates with 417 figures of types of marble (plate mark 23 x 16 cm). 19th-century blind-tooled tree calf.
B1CCP7O8K9DU: WIRSUNG (WIRTSUNG), CHRISTOPH. - Medicyn-boeck, daer inne alle gebreken des menschlijcken lichaems, mitsgaders de remedien der selven, claerlijck aenghewesen wordt ...Including:[BATTUS, Carolus?]. Enen seer schoonen ende excelenten coc-boeck, ...HILDEN, Wilhelm Fadry von. Een singuliere ende voortreffelijcke observatie ende cure eens sware periculeuse geschoten wondes.HILDEN, Wilhelm Fadry von. Cort ende claer tractaet vande verbrantheydt: ...Amsterdam, Michiel Colijn [printed by Johannes Janssonius?], 1627. 4 works in 2 parts, in 1 vol. Folio. With 15 woodcut illustrations in the text of the two Van Hilden treatises. Contemporary blind-tooled calf in a panel design made with 2 rolls and triple filets, 2 brass clasps with engraved decoration, 2 brass catch plates. Rebacked, with new endpapers.
23358: WITTICH, JOHANN. - Bericht von den wunderbaren bezoardischen Steinen, so wieder allerley gifft krefftiglich dienen, und aus den Leiben der frembden Thiere genommen werden... Including: WITTICH, Johann. Von dem Ligno Guayaco, Wunderbawm, Res nova genandt, von der China, ex Occidentali India, von der Sarssa Parilla, von dem Fenchelholz Sassafras, Und von dem Griessholz, so man Lignum Nephriticum nennet... Leipzig, Hans Steinman's heirs, 1589. 2 parts in 1 volume. 4to. 19th-century boards.
64LCM0ZOP9W8: WOLSON (WILSON), THOMAS. - De metselaar ontmomd, of het rechte geheim der vrye metselaren ontdekt, in allen deele oprechtelyk en zonder achterhouding, door een gewezen vryen metselaar. ... Derde druk.Arnhem, Jacob Nijhoff, 1753. 8vo (16.5 x 10 cm). With a woodcut freemasonry device on title-page and 3 folding engraved plates. Contemporary marbled paper wrappers.
J72H71V98FW3: [WOMEN'S STUDIES]. - Decor puellarum.[Paris, ca. 1740]. 4to (23.5 x 18 cm). Manuscript in Italian written in black ink on laid paper. Loose quires, never sewn or bound.
V6703: WOOD, HORATIO C., JR. - A contribution to the history of the fresh-water algae of North America.Washington, 1871. 4to. With 21 partly coloured lithographs. Modern green cloth.
G9RH68FKVGOF: WRIGHT, WILLIAM. - A grammar of the Arabic language, translated from the German of Caspari, and edited, with numerous additions and corrections, ... vol. I[-II]. London, Edinburgh, Williams and Norgate (back of title-page: printed by Friedrich Nies (Karl Berend Lorck), Leipzig), 1859. 8vo. Set in roman, italic and Arabic type. Contemporary half mottled, tanned sheepskin.
I18BFNM1MWM8: [WURTTEMBERG - PHARMACOPOEIA]. GESNER, JOHANN ALBRECHT AND JOHANN WENDEL BILFINGER. - Pharmacopoea Wirtenbergica, in duas partes divisa... Accedunt syllabus medicamentorum compositorum...Stuttgart, Johann Christoph Erhard, 1754. Folio (31 x 20 cm). With a folding engraved frontispiece, showing the arms of Wurttemberg, several portraits of famous medical figures and a view of the city of Stuttgart. Early 20th-century half calf by Gustaf Hedberg in 18th-century style.
I21BRAYQNH7V: WÜRTZ, GEORGE-CHRISTOPHE. - Conamen mappae generalis medicamentorum simplicium secundum affinitiates virium naturalium nova methodo geographica dispositorum ... cum tabula aenea.Strasbourg, Bauer & Treuttel (colophon: Johann Heinrich Heitz), 1778. 4to. With a large folding engraved map (58 x 62 cm). Sprinkled brown paper on boards.
9B1EHL01U79O: [XAVIER, JEROME, AND OTHERS]. - Raguagli d'alcune missioni fatte dalli padri della Compagnia di Giesu nell'Indie Orientali, cioè nelle provincie di Goa, e Coccinno, e nell'Africa in Capo Verde.Rome, Bartolomeo Zannetti, 1615. Small 8vo (14.5 x 9.5 cm). Modern marbled boards.
9A5D9I2PBSNK: [XAVIER, JEROME, AND OTHERS]. - Raguagli d'alcune missioni fatte dalli padri della Compagnia di Giesu nell'Indie Orientali, cioè nelle provincie di Goa, e Coccinno, e nell'Africa in Capo Verde.Rome, Bartolomeo Zannetti, 1615. Small 8vo (14 x 9 cm).18th-century(?) sheepskin parchment.
S1608: YARROW, HENRY CRÉCY AND GEORGE MONTAGUE WHEELER. - Reports upon the zoological collections obtained from portions of Nevada, Utah, California, Colorado, New Mexico, and Arizona, during the years 1871, 1872, 1873, and 1874.Washington, Government printing office, 1875. Large 4to (29.5 x 23 cm). With 45 lithographed plates (including 28 chromolithographed). Brown cloth.
988CD0X03ZAY: YOSHIO NANKO. - Rigaku nyushiki ensei kansho zusetsu.Nagoya, Kansho juku, Bunsei 6 [= 1823]. 3 vols. With 10 astronomical illustrations (mostly double- or 1½-page (including a terrestrial map in 2 hemispheres) and 2 dials with rotating parts (all in vol. 1), 10 seals integral to the text woodblocks and a red (owner's?) seal at the end of vol. 1. Original grey paper wrappers in traditional Japanese style (25 x 17 cm).
I6FADJKD5C1K: [YOUNG, ARTHUR]. - Rural oeconomy: or, essays on the practical parts of husbandry. Designed to explain several methods of conducting different farms.Including: HIRZEL, Hans Kaspar. The rural Socrates: or, a description of the oeconomical and moral conduct of a country philosopher.London, T. Becket, 1773. 8vo. Contemporary tree calf, gold-tooled spine.
3545: YPEIJ (YPEY), NICOLAAS. - Commentarius de rebus gestis Mennonis Coehorni. Franeker, Willem Coulon, 1771. 8vo. With woodcut Frisian coat of arms on title-page. Marbled boards (ca. 1800).
H3VDFMC9UYLV: ZANGAKI, GEORGIOS AND CONSTANTINOS. - Album a photographies de la Terre Sainte arrangées par Boulos Méo Jérusalem.[Jerusalum, Boulos Méo, ca. 1890?]. Oblong album (34 x 46.5 cm) with 48 large albumen photographic prints (ca. 22.5 x 28 cm), signed and captioned in the negative (in French), mounted on both sides of the album's leaves. Some with hand-written captions in pencil (in French) on the mount. Original publisher's grained goatskin(?) spine and sheepskin board edges, each board with a 5 mm thick bevelled and carved panel of olive(?) wood mounted on it, with a mozaic inlaid floral border in black, red, green and beige around the carved border, that on the front with a carved Jerusalem cross in the centre, that on the back with the title "Jerusalem" stencilled in black textura lettering, blue watered silk endleaves.
I44AGE8HL3MK: ZASTROW, ADOLF VON. - Handbuch der vorzüglichsten systeme und Manieren der Befestigungs-Kunst... durch 18 Pläne erläutert.Berlin, Fr. Laue (colophon: A.W. Hayn), 1828. 8vo. With 18 folding lithographed plates. Contemporary half calf, gold-tooled spine.
H4MF7VDJLTRU: ZAVALA, LORENZO DE. - Viage a los Estados-Unidos del Norte de America.Paris, Jacques-Albert Decourchant, 1834. 8vo. Contemporary Spanish-American tree sheepskin, gold-tooled spine.
H3HC7P3GQERX: ZEGGELEN, WILLEM JOSEPHUS. - De valkenvangst.The Hague, W.P. van Stockum, 1841. 8vo. With a wood-engraved frontispiece by "I.B." (=Johannes Bosboom). Contemporary boards (rebacked in modern dark brown half morocco).
G36G2K6MZA5O: ZIMMERMANN, HEINRICH. - Posliednee puteshestvie okolo svieta Kapitana Kuka s obstoiatel'stvami o ego zhizni i smerti …St Petersburg, P.B. [= Peter Bogdanovich], 1788. 8vo. Contemporary sprinkled calf.
G6QD45L0E47F: ZINNER, ERNST. - Deutsche und Niederländische astronomische Instrumente des 11.-18. Jahrhunderts. München, C.H. Beck'sche Verlagsbuchhandlung, 1956. With 80 numbered plates. Half cloth.
A6CH5N3RHVIK: ZORGDRAGER, CORNELIS GIJSBERTZ. AND ABRAHAM MOUBACH. - Bloeijende opkomst der aloude en hedendaagsche Groenlandsche visschery. ... Uitgebreid met eene korte historische beschryving der noordere gewesten, ... Met byvoeging van de walvischvangst, ... Nevens een korte beshryving van de Terreneufsche Bakkeljaau-Visschery.Amsterdam, Isaak Tirion, 1728. 4to. With 5 (of 6) folding engraved maps, 11 engraved plates (1 folding), and 2 woodcut illustrations in text. Contemporary calf, gold-tooled spine and board edges.
H9KI7GQ960MC: ZORN, BARTHOLOMAEUS. - Botanologia medica. Seu dilucida et brevis manuductio ad plantarum et stirpium tam patriarum, quam exoticarum in officinis pharmaceuticis usitatarum cognitionem.Berlin, Johann Christoph Pape [printed by Ulrich Liebpert or his heirs?], 1714. 4to. With 26 botanical illustrations on 6 numbered engraved plates. Half vellum (ca. 1790?).
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