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[KATE GREENAWAY]:
Almanach de Kate Greenaway pour 1889. Paris, Hachette et Cie, 1889.
. 24mo. Lvs (12). With lovely colour illustrations throughout. Publisher's pictorial hard cover, somewhat rubbed, rebound with new endpapers. French ediiton, translated from the English. Printed by E. Evans.
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Book number: 100089
€  150.00 [Appr.: US$ 158.47 | £UK 128.75 | JP¥ 21373]
Catalogue: Europe
Keywords: Europe, almanac, almanack, illustrations, illustrated, colour, french,

 
[DE LA FOREST-MOUET, J.]:
Alphabet geographique des empires, royaumes, etats, pays, isles, villes, caps, ... que l'on trouve dans l'histoire ancienne, tant sainte, que profane. Paris, Jean Luc Nyon, 1710.
. 12mo. Pp. (x), 110, 8, 111 - 135, (3). Contemporary calf, spine with five raised bands richly gilt, rubbed. Second edition (first 1708). Useful alphabetical listing of Greek and Roman (as well as Biblical) countries and places, providing young students with correct names, locations, dates, etc. A charming copy of a scarce work. Cf Cioranescu 30706.
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Book number: 24028
€  1000.00 [Appr.: US$ 1056.45 | £UK 857.75 | JP¥ 142486]
Catalogue: Europe
Keywords: Europe, geography, juvenile, travel, exploration,

 
[KERTEN, A.F.W.]:
Auszug aus dem Tagebuch eines Russen auf seiner Reise nach Riga. (Riga) 1783.
. Pp.192. St.o.t. Contemporary boards, worn. Bibl. Russica K372.
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Book number: 20047
€  550.00 [Appr.: US$ 581.05 | £UK 471.75 | JP¥ 78367]
Catalogue: Europe
Keywords: Europe, europe, russia, riga, europa, russie, russland

 
[WICHSELL, JÖRAN]:
Beskrifning om Rysslands belägenhet / gränssor / landskaper / städer / styrelse / macht / klädseder och andra beskaffenheter nu för tiden. Stockholm, Olof Enaeo, Kongl. Antiq. Arch. Boktr. Åhr 1706.
. Pp. (iv), 92. Boards. Bookplate (Carl Jedvard Bonde). Copy of Ericsberg. Scarce Swedish work dealing with Russia and its provinces, towns, borders, government, inhabitants, army, laws, commerce etc. Wichsell was secretary to Magnus Gabriel De la Gardie, chancellor to Queen Christina. This work is probably a compilation of various foreign works. Cat. Russica 708. Åhlén & Åhlén 17.22.
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Book number: 99651
€  540.00 [Appr.: US$ 570.49 | £UK 463.25 | JP¥ 76942]
Catalogue: Europe
Keywords: Europe, russia, russian, russe, europe, european, travel, exploration, history,

 [LIGHTHOUSES - SWEDEN].,  Beskrifning öfver svenska fyrarne, med kort underrättelse om fyrväsendets uppkomst och utveckling.+ Tillägg till den år 1872 utgifna beskifning öfver svenska fyrarne. 1:a häftet (all publ.). Stockholm, P.A. Norstedt & Söner, 1872 & 1875.
[LIGHTHOUSES - SWEDEN].
Beskrifning öfver svenska fyrarne, med kort underrättelse om fyrväsendets uppkomst och utveckling.+ Tillägg till den år 1872 utgifna beskifning öfver svenska fyrarne. 1:a häftet (all publ.). Stockholm, P.A. Norstedt & Söner, 1872 & 1875.
. Oblong 8vo. Pp. 163 + add. (ii), 12, (2). With one large folding coloured map and 97 plates (of which 5 in the addendum). Contemporary marbled boards, calf spine, rebacked. Recased with new end papers. Private stamps. First edition. This thorough study on Swedish lighthouses gives an historical background and some general information about regulations and schedules, etc. It's followed by a detailed account of 87 lighthouses giving information about their location, appearance and shape, postition, light range, etc., and with an illustration of each lighthouse. A charming and comprehensive work, the first of its kind in Sweden. Scarce, especially with the addendum.
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Book number: 99738
€  1400.00 [Appr.: US$ 1479.04 | £UK 1200.75 | JP¥ 199480]
Catalogue: Europe
Keywords: Europe, sweden, swedish, suede, schweden, fyr, fyrtorn,

 [CZECHOSLOVAK PUPPET FILM]., Ceskoslovensky statni film. Panorama of puppet films. [Prague], Czechoslovak State Film, 1956.
[CZECHOSLOVAK PUPPET FILM].
Ceskoslovensky statni film. Panorama of puppet films. [Prague], Czechoslovak State Film, 1956.
. Pp. (52). Text in English, French, Spanish and German. As issued, stapled. Original pictorial paper wrappers. With more than 100 reproductions of film stills, of which many full-page and 30 coloured. Also including photo portraits of filmmakers and photographs of film set constructions. A comprehensive study of Czech puppet film production for the period 1945-56. Comprises accounts of life and works of the renowned Czech animators Jiri Trnka, Karel Zeman and Hermina Tyrlovâ. The appendix shows a table of international prizes won by Czech puppet films and a detailed index. A rare and important document of film history.
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Book number: 120586
€  460.00 [Appr.: US$ 485.97 | £UK 394.5 | JP¥ 65543]
Catalogue: Europe
Keywords: Europe, czechoslovakia, czech, film,

 [KIRKBY, CHARLES MAJOR]:, A Forced March from My Home in Old England, to My Home in the Regiment. Bangalore, Printed at the Columbian Press, by Thomas Beare, 1848.
[KIRKBY, CHARLES MAJOR]:
A Forced March from My Home in Old England, to My Home in the Regiment. Bangalore, Printed at the Columbian Press, by Thomas Beare, 1848.
. Small 8vo. Pp. (iv), 203, (1) with errata leaf tipped in. Original cloth, rubbed and spine ends chipped. Rare travelogue of a journey made in 1846 by an officer returning through Europe to his regimental base in India. The authorship is attributed to Charles Foveaux Kirkby, then a captain in the Fourteenth Madras Native Infantry. The account describes the visit to Paris and then is mainly devoted to his stay in Rome. From there he passed through Naples, Sorrento, Malta and Alexandria before taking a steamer from Cairo to Madras. This work is one of only two known from the Colombian Press at Bangalore! The second work is a Tamil language book printed in 1850. See: D.E. Rhodes article in The British Museum Quarterly, vol. 34 no. 3/4 (1970), pp. 83-86. Seems scarce, we've only found two library copies (British Library and Princeton University). Not in Diehl.
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Book number: 99981
€  850.00 [Appr.: US$ 897.99 | £UK 729 | JP¥ 121113]
Catalogue: South Asia
Keywords: South Asia, india, indian, inde, bangalore, travel, exploration, italy, italian, asia, asie, asien, asiatic,

 
[GYSPY].
[GYSPY]. Kongl. Maj:ts bref til samtelige cheferne wid the wärfwade regementerne, angående ther i krigstjenst stående zigeuners förpassande. Stockholm, Kongl. Tryckeriet, 1763
. 4to. Pp. (iv). Disbound. AND: Kongl. Maj:ts nådige bref til samtelige landshöfdingarne, angående tartarers och zigeuners förpassande. Stockholm, Kongl. Tryckeriet, 1763. 4to. Pp. (iv).
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Book number: 45006
€  60.00 [Appr.: US$ 63.39 | £UK 51.5 | JP¥ 8549]
Catalogue: Europe
Keywords: Europe, gypsy, gipsy, rome, europe, european, romes, travel, exploration

 
[CRIMEA].
Halfön Krim. Fysiska, etnografiska och historiska skildringar, efter Kohl, v. Demidoff, v. Haxthausen m.fl. A translation. Stockholm, Eric Westrell, 1855.
. Pp. 111. With one large folding lithographed map of Crimea including a small map of the French, English and Turkish armies outside Sevastopol. Modern half cloth on marbled boards. Bookplate. Translated into Swedish by K.A. Lindström. (Included in "Europas brännande frågor").
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Book number: 18085
€  160.00 [Appr.: US$ 169.03 | £UK 137.25 | JP¥ 22798]
Catalogue: Europe
Keywords: Europe, kirm, crimea, europe, european, travel, exploration, hsitory, geography, ethnography

 
[SAHLMOON, ISAAC]:
Hollands stats- och commerce-spegel, föreställande, under wisse anmärkningar, de förente Nederländers Republique, med des tilhörige länder och städer; til äldre och senare tiders historia. Parts i-ii in one volume. Stockholm, B.G. Schneider, 1731.
. Pp. (xvi), 398, (2) + (ii), 88, 1-48, 65-80, 1-80, 79- 90, 72. Old inscription on title. Title page printed in red and black. Contemporary full calf, rubbed. First and only edition of this Swedish work about Dutch commercial affairs, especially with regard to its overseas companies. Contains interesting information about the Dutch India Companies and their acitivities in Africa, Asia and America. Rare. Bygdén ii,924. Kress S 3380.
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Book number: 16049
€  1000.00 [Appr.: US$ 1056.45 | £UK 857.75 | JP¥ 142486]
Catalogue: Europe
Keywords: Europe, holland, dutch, netherlands, dutch east, east india company, travel, exploration, voyage,

 
[ESKIMO LANGUAGE].
Imgerutsit nôtiggit 100. Hundert eskimoische Lieder, freie übersetzungen und nachbildungen deutscher Volksgesänge. [Leipzig] 1872.
. Pp. (vi), 90. Printed in Eskimo language. With some light water staining. Original purple silk binding, somewhat rubbed and spine faded. Old ownership signature on front paste down. Scarce work containing one hundred folk songs and musical notes translated from German by Freitag, Erdmann, Elsner, Kretschner, etc. Scarce. Pilling p. 45.
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Book number: 99541
€  550.00 [Appr.: US$ 581.05 | £UK 471.75 | JP¥ 78367]
Catalogue: Europe
Keywords: Europe, greenland, eskimo, inuit, music, musical, europe, european,

 
[KAZAN IMPRINT].
Kratkii Tatarsko-Russkii i Slaviano-Tatarskii Slovar s Pribavleniem Osnovanii Russkoi Grammatiki. (A Brief Tatar-Russian and Slavic-Tatar Dictionary With Addition of the Foundations of Russian Grammar). Published by Orthodox Missionary Society. Fourth edition. Kazan, Typ. M.A. Chirkovoi, 1888.
. Pp. 96. Original printed wrappers, fragile, spine restored. Old ownership signature on verso of front wrapper and Finnish library stamp on title. A rare bilingual dictionary with transliteration of the Tatar words by Cyrillic type. The work is structured by subject, such as parts of the human body, family, professions, seasons, animals, plants, foods, colours, clothes, measures, etc. At end a brief grammar presenting the main rules of Russian and Tatar languages. This dictionary was published in Kazan, capital of Russian Tatarstan, which became an important centre for Oriental studies in Russia. Religious and spiritual literature in local languages based on Cytilic type were printed here. No copies found in OCLC.
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Book number: 100117
€  1000.00 [Appr.: US$ 1056.45 | £UK 857.75 | JP¥ 142486]
Catalogue: Europe
Keywords: Europe, russia, russe, russian, language, linguistic, langue, tatar, tataric, tatarstan

 
[PROMÉ, JEAN (Edit.)]:
[LEVANT, BALTIC STATES, RUSSIA, ETC.] Les voyages de Monsieur Des Hayes, baron de Courmesvin, en Dannemarc. Enrichis d'annotations. BOUND WITH: Les voyages de M. Quiclet a Constantinople par terre. Enrichis d'annotations. Paris, Pierre Bienfait, 1664.
. 12mo. Pp. (viii), 284, (4); (viii), 246. Contemporary calf, spine with four raised bands, decorated in gilt, rubbed, sprinkled edges. Old ownership signature on title. First edition.The first work is written as a diary dealing with Louis Des Hayes' stay in Denmark and his preparations for a diplomatic mission to Moscow regarding a commercial treaty for the Baltic Sea trade. Includes descriptions of various parts of Denmark, Schleswig-Holstein and the Baltic countries. The second work recounts the journey of Quiclet to the Levant in 1658. He visited the cities of Ragusa, Sarajevo, Belgrad and Andrianople (Edirne). At end a description of Constantinople. It was published posthumously by Jean Promé. Blackmer 1360. Weber 317 (Quiclet).
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Book number: 100520
€  1600.00 [Appr.: US$ 1690.33 | £UK 1372.25 | JP¥ 227977]
Catalogue: Near East
Keywords: Near East, levant, europe, constantinople, turkey, turkish, turque, asia, asie, asien, asiatic, oriental, travel, exploration, russia, russe, commerce, trade, bosnia, dubrovnik, dalmatia, serbia, denmark, scandinavia,

 
[EHRENBORG, ANNA FREDRIKA]:
Några brev från England 1852-1853. Upsala, Wahlström & Co., 1854.
. 12mo. Pp. 339. With wood engraved vignette on title. Contemporary half cloth on marbled boards,flat spine gilt. Old ownership signature. Bookplates. No endpapers. One quire loose. First edition. Contains letters written by Ehrenborg during her stay in London. Discusses i.a. Swedenborg's theology and spirituality, and other religious movements in England at the time. Some browning.
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Book number: 99166
€  80.00 [Appr.: US$ 84.52 | £UK 68.75 | JP¥ 11399]
Catalogue: Europe
Keywords: Europe, england, english, travel, exploration, euorpe, european,

 [SWEDISH BOARD GAME]., Nytt sällskapsspel. Ryssarnes march till Konstantinopel. (The march of the Russians to Constantinople). Stockholm, C.A. Lindqvist, 1877.
[SWEDISH BOARD GAME].
Nytt sällskapsspel. Ryssarnes march till Konstantinopel. (The march of the Russians to Constantinople). Stockholm, C.A. Lindqvist, 1877.
. One large sheet of a coloured board game (69.5 x 53 cm). Text with game rules pp. (4). Housed in the original paper envelope (24 x 26.5 cm), worn.The board consists of a map of the area around the Black Sea. According to the instructions the players are Russians who marches to Constantinople to capture the hoard of money kept there by the Turks. The players appoint one Tsar and the others are generals with various Russian names. The route march begins in Odessa and continues via Sevastopol, Tiflis, Ardahan, Bukarest, Giurgevo (Giurgiu), Sistova, Plevna, Varna, Adrianople (Edirne), Constantinople, Gallipoli, and concludes at Tokat in Anatolia.
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Book number: 121034
€  240.00 [Appr.: US$ 253.55 | £UK 206 | JP¥ 34197]
Catalogue: Asia general
Keywords: Asia general, swedish, svenskt, spel, game, russia, russian, east europe, europe, minor asia, turkey, turkish, travel, exploration,

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