Auction 443 Books and Manuscripts 22 January 2019

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Datum der Auktion: 22.01.2019

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[ATLANTE] Collezione di carte geografiche da: - SANTINI, Francesco e Paolo. Atlas Universel. Venice: Remondini, 1784. A collection of fine geographical maps among which the worldmap, Asia, Africa and America. The others depict Europe. Elephant folio (535 x 395mm). 19 double-page engraved maps, some

Los #: 1

Schätzpreis: 600 € - 900 €

Datum: 22.01.2019

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BELLIN, Jacques-Nicolas (1703-1772) - Le Petit atlas maritime: second volume contenant l’Amerique Meridionale e ses details (solo secondo volume). Paris: 1764. A interesting collection of 91 plates from the renown maritime atlas by Bellin. Among the best maps are the worldmap, the map of the

Los #: 2

Schätzpreis: 2.000 € - 3.000 €

Datum: 22.01.2019

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BUY DE MORNAS, Claude (d. 1783) - Atlas Métodique et Elémentaire. Paris: presso l'autore, 1761. A geographical, historical and celestial atlas with some engraved plates handcoloured at the time. Folio (336 x 257mm). 56 (of 57) engraved plates including frontispiece, dedicaton, leaves with text and

Los #: 3

Schätzpreis: 400 € - 600 €

Datum: 22.01.2019

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DE BRUYN, Cornelis (1652-1727) - Voyages..au levant. The Hague: P. Gosse, J. Neaulme, 1732. The definitive edition of the two travels by the De Bruyn in the Far East and Russia. The work has numerous fine engraved plaes and among the finest are the views of the ruins of Persepolis, until then rarely

Los #: 4

Schätzpreis: 500 € - 800 €

Datum: 22.01.2019

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DE LA MOTRAYE, Aubrey (1674 -1743) - Voyages du Sr. A. de La Motraye en Europe, Asie & Afrique. The Hague: Johnson & Van Duren, 1727. First French edition. Aubry de La Mottraye travelled extensively throughout Europe, Asia and Africa during the years 1696 to 1729, beginning in Scandinavia where he

Los #: 5

Schätzpreis: 800 € - 1.200 €

Datum: 22.01.2019

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DE LAS CASAS, Bartolomé (1484-1566) - Istoria o brevissima relatione della distruttione dell'Indie Occidentali. Venezia: Ginammi, 1643 [Legato con:] Conquista dell'Indie occidentali. Venezia: Ginammi, 1645 [E:] Il supplice schiavo indiano. Venezia: Ginammi, 1657. A series of works by Las Casa about

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Schätzpreis: 800 € - 1.200 €

Datum: 22.01.2019

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GEMELLI CARERI, Giovanni F. (1651-1725) - Giro del Mondo..Nuova edizione accresciuta, ricorretta, e divisa in nove volumi. Venice: Sebastiano Coleti, 1728. A Venetian edition with numerous illustrations of the account of the travels of Gemelli from which Jules Verne apparently took inspiration for

Los #: 7

Schätzpreis: 400 € - 500 €

Datum: 22.01.2019

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GONZALES de Mendoza Juan (1545-1618) - Dell'historia della China. Venice: Andrea Muschio, 1590. Second Italian edition of one of the first works dedicated to China. Mendoza based his work on the accounts of the Agostinian and Franciscan missionaries at the court of Philipp II. 8vo (160 x 116mm

Los #: 8

Schätzpreis: 400 € - 600 €

Datum: 22.01.2019

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HAARDT Georges-Marie (1884-1932); AUDOUIN-DUBREUIL Louis (1887-1960) - Expedition Citroen Centre Asie.Troisieme mission. [Paris]: [s.e.], [c.a 1931]. A fine set which illustrates the expedition in Central Asia organized by Citrone to promote new vehicles. An interesting photographic account of

Los #: 9

Schätzpreis: 180 € - 250 €

Datum: 22.01.2019

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LA PÉROUSE, Jean-François (1741-1788?) - Voyage de la Pérouse autour du monde. Paris: L'Imprimerie de la République, 1797. A handsome first edition on blue paper with text vols bound in red morocco of "one of the finest narratives of maritime exploration ever written" (Howell). La Pérouse, a veteran

Los #: 10

Schätzpreis: 6.000 € - 9.000 €

Datum: 22.01.2019

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LALANDE, Jérôme (1732-1807) - Voyage d’un françois en Italie fait dans les années 1765-1766. Venice, Paris: Desaint, 1769. A rare edition which was never auctioned before complete with the atlas. The account of the years 1765 and 1766 was appreciated by Chateaubriand “Le voyage de Lalande est encore

Los #: 11

Schätzpreis: 1.200 € - 1.800 €

Datum: 22.01.2019

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[MALTA] - PAOLI, Sebastiano - Codice Diplomatico Del Sacro Militare Ordine Gerosolimitano Oggi Di Malta. Lucca: Marescandoli, 1733-37. Only one other copy of this diplomatic codex of Malta is recorded as having sold at auction (£2,800 in 1992 at Sotheby's; RBH). 2 volumes, folio (404 x 258mm

Los #: 12

Schätzpreis: 1.500 € - 2.500 €

Datum: 22.01.2019

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MERULA, Paolo (1558-1607) - Parte della Cosmographie generalis libri tres. Sono presenti 3 parti: Cosmographiae parti secundae liber IV. De Italia - Italiae specialis membrum primum, in quo priscae seu propriae descriptio - Italiae specialis membrum alterum. Amsterdam: Blaeu, 1636. Part of Merula's

Los #: 13

Schätzpreis: 500 € - 800 €

Datum: 22.01.2019

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[MIRABEAU, Honore-Gabriel de Riquetti] - Atlas de la Monarchie Prussienne. London [Paris]: LeJay Fils, 1778. The atlas of the work of Count Mirabeau "De la Monarchie prussiene sous Frédéric Le Grand" which illustrates the moves of the army of "Alte Fritz" which became a case study among

Los #: 14

Schätzpreis: 200 € - 300 €

Datum: 22.01.2019

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[REGNO DI NAPOLI] - ADLERHOLD Germanus - Umständliche Beschreibung des anjetzo vom Krieg neu-bedrohten sonst herrlichen Königreich Neapolis. Nuremberg: Johann Leonhard Buggel at Joh. Ernst Adelbulner, 1702: First edition of this description of the Reign of Naples. The numeours plates depitc fine

Los #: 15

Schätzpreis: 700 € - 1.000 €

Datum: 22.01.2019

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[SANSON, Nicolas (1600-1667)] Collezione di carte geografiche da L’Afrique en plusieurs cartes [e:] L’Amerique en plusieurs cartes. - [Paris: 1683]. An interesting collection of maps including one of America where California is depicted as an island. 4to (219 x 170mm). L'Afrique with title and 18

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Schätzpreis: 1.500 € - 2.500 €

Datum: 22.01.2019

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[SERIMAN, Zaccaria] - Viaggi di Enrico Wanton alle terre incognite australi, ed ai regni delle scimmie, e de' cinocefali. Nuovamente tradotti da un manoscritto Inglese. Berne [? Venezia]: 1764. Fine Italian translation of Seriman’s account of the imaginary voyages of the very un-English-sounding

Los #: 17

Schätzpreis: 600 € - 900 €

Datum: 22.01.2019

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SONNERAT, Pierre (1748-1814) - Voyage aux Indes orientales et à la Chine : fait par ordre du Roi : depuis 1774, jusqu'en 1781. Parigi: presso l’autore, Froullé, Nyon e Barrois, 1782. - Fine first edition of this "celebrated classic of natural history exploration and discoveries in the Far East

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Schätzpreis: 1.000 € - 1.500 €

Datum: 22.01.2019

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TOLOMEO, Claudio (100-170) - Geografia [Legato con:] Descrittione della Geografia universale con tavole quarantadue d’intaglio in rame [E:] Espositioni, et introduttioni uniuersali di Girolamo Ruscelli sopra la Geografia di Claudio Tolomeo Alessandrino. Venice: eredi di Melchior Sessa, 1599-98

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Schätzpreis: 3.000 € - 5.000 €

Datum: 22.01.2019

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ACQUAPENDENTE, Girolamo Fabrici d' (1533-1619) - De formatione ovi, et pulli tractatus accuratissimus. Padova: ex officina Aloisio Bencio, 1621. [Legato con:] De formato foetu. Padova: ex typographia Lorenzo Pasquat, 1600 (ma 1604 al colophon). [E:] De venarum ostiolis. Padova: ex typographia

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Schätzpreis: 5.000 € - 8.000 €

Datum: 22.01.2019

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ALBERTUS MAGNUS (ca. 1200-1280) - De mineralibus et rebus metallicis libri quinque. Colony: Giovanni Birckmannus e Teodoro Baumius, 1569. Last separate edition of a work first printed in Padua in 1476. Albertus Magnus' work on minerals was one of the most important medieval contributions to the

Los #: 21

Schätzpreis: 400 € - 600 €

Datum: 22.01.2019

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ALDROVANDI, Ulisse (1522-1605) - De animalibus insectis libri septem. Bologna: Giovan Battista Bellagamba, 1602. First edition in contemporary vellum over wooden boards. Folio (355 x 235mm). Engraved title and portrait of the author, numerous woodcut illustrations in text, errata leaf and colophon

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Schätzpreis: 800 € - 1.200 €

Datum: 22.01.2019

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"BARATTIERI, Giovanni Battista (1601-1677) - Architettura d'Acque. Piacenza: Giovanni Bazachi, 1655-1663. First illustrated edition of a work which can be rarely found complete of its two parts. Singer: ""The best example in our period of a practical scientific work on the problems of river

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Schätzpreis: 300 € - 500 €

Datum: 22.01.2019

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BORGO, Carlo (1731-1794) - Analisi ed esame ragionato dell'arte della fortificazione e difesa delle piazze. Venice: Antonio Zatta, 1777. A treatise on the use of the different bullets including the description of an optical telegraph invented by the author. 4to (248 x 182mm). Engraved vignette, head

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Schätzpreis: 200 € - 300 €

Datum: 22.01.2019

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BROWNE, John (1642-1700) - Myographia nova, sive musculorum omnium. London: Joannes Redmayne, 1684. A working copy of this treatise on mussles with fine engraved plates. Folio (357 x 230mm). Double-page table, 40 engraved plates (lacking engraved portrait, some light scattered stain). Without

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Schätzpreis: 200 € - 300 €

Datum: 22.01.2019

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CEREDI, Guiseppe (c.1520-70) - Tre discorsi sopra il modo d'alzar acque da luoghi bassi. Parma: Seth Viotti, 1567. First and only of this rare work on the Archimedean screw and other irrigation devices. 4to (204 x 150mm). Woodcut device on title, 4 double-page or folding woodcuts, initials and

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Schätzpreis: 700 € - 1.000 €

Datum: 22.01.2019

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[ENCYCLOPEDIE] DE FELICE, Fortunato Bartolomeo (1723-1789) - Encyclopedie, ou dictionnaire universel raisonne des connoissances humaines. Yverdon: s.e. [Societe typographique de Berne], 1770-1780. The Encyclopedie in the edition edition curated by De Felice. Fortunato Bartolomeo didn't only copy the

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Schätzpreis: 4.000 € - 6.000 €

Datum: 22.01.2019

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GALILEI, Galileo (1564-1642) - Opere divise in quattro tomi in questa nuova edizione accresciute di molte cose inedite. Padua: Giovanni Manfrè nella Tipografia del Seminario, 1744. A fine copy of this illustrated edition in contemporary vellum. 4 volumes, 4to (248 x 180mm). Woodcut device on titles

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Schätzpreis: 2.000 € - 3.000 €

Datum: 22.01.2019

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GEMMA Frisius, Reinerus (1508-1555). De principiis astronomiae et cosmographia. Colonia: Cholinus, 1578 - [Legato con:] EUCLIDE. Elementorum geometricorum libri sex. Ingolstad: Eder, 1617 - Two scientific works: Gemma's astronomical treatise published the year after his renown observation of the

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Schätzpreis: 300 € - 500 €

Datum: 22.01.2019

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HUES, Robert (1553-1662) - Tractatus de globis, coelesti et terrestri eorumque usu. Amsterdam: Iudocus Hondius, 1617. First enlarged Latin edition curated by Johannes Isaacus Pontanus, a fine copy complete with the volvelles on the engraving on p. 83. 4to (225 x 170mm). Fine engraved vignette on

Los #: 30

Schätzpreis: 800 € - 1.200 €

Datum: 22.01.2019