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Aesop (c. 620-564 BCE) trans. John Ogilby (1600-1676) The Fables of Aesop Paraphras'd in Verse: Adorn'd with Sculpture. London: Printed by Thomas Roycroft for the Author, 1668. Second edition (new title page, a re-issue of the 1665 edition sheets), [Together with] Aesopics, or a Second Collection of

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Schätzpreis: 4.000 $ - 6.000 $

Datum: 08.04.2021

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Agricola, Georg Andreas (1672-1738) Experimental Husbandman and Gardener: Containing a New Method of Improving Estates and Gardens. London: Printed for W. Mears and F. Clay, 1726. Quarto, expanded second edition, first published as A Philosophical Treatise of Husbandry and Gardening in 1721, a

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Schätzpreis: 500 $ - 700 $

Datum: 08.04.2021

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Agrippa, Henricus Cornelius (1486?-1535) De Occulta Philosophia Libri Tres. [Cologne: ?Johannes Soter], 1533. First edition, folio, a6, a-q6, r8, s-Z6, A-F6, G5 (lacking G6, final blank); woodcut portrait of the author in profile to title, woodcut text illustrations throughout, bound in full

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Schätzpreis: 3.000 $ - 4.000 $

Datum: 08.04.2021

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Antiphonal Leaves, Two Examples. Manuscript leaves on parchment containing musical bars and words from Gregorian chants, both framed; the first leaf with four-bar staves in red, main text in black ink with red capital strokes and chapter heads, large two-stave initial A formed from green stems with

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Schätzpreis: 250 $ - 350 $

Datum: 08.04.2021

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Art Collection Catalogues, Four Examples. [Including]: Valentiner's The Henry Goldman Collection, New York: Privately Printed, 1922, oversized quarto, copy number 141 of 200, bound in contemporary half red morocco, front joint cracked, 17 1/2 x 13 3/4 in.; Baker's Catalogue of the Petworth

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Schätzpreis: 600 $ - 800 $

Datum: 08.04.2021

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Bacon, Francis (1561-1626) Operum Moralium et Civilium. London: Typis Edward Griffin, apud Richard Whitaker, 1638. First collected edition in Latin, folio, portrait frontispiece of Bacon bound opposite the first page of the History of Henry VII, ownership stamp of Catholic Father James Condamin to

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Schätzpreis: 300 $ - 500 $

Datum: 08.04.2021

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Bailey, William (active 1770) One Hundred and Six Copper Plates of Mechanical Machines and Implements of Husbandry. London: Printed for Benjamim [sic] White, 1782. Large folio, volume two only, consisting of typographical title page, three preliminary leaves, and fifty-one full-paged plates with

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Schätzpreis: 400 $ - 600 $

Datum: 08.04.2021

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Bernardinus Senensis [aka Bernardino of Siena] (1380-1444) Sermones De Evangelio Aeterno. [Basel: Johann Amerbach, not after 1489]. Editio princeps, folio, [*]8, [**]6, a-z8/6, aa-ee8/6, ff6, (signature ff with eight leaves, includes ff1-6 and a second identical copy of bifolium ff1/6), gg-ss8/6

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Schätzpreis: 1.000 $ - 2.000 $

Datum: 08.04.2021

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Bernardus Claravallensis (1090-1153) ed. Theophilus Brixianus Opuscula. Brescia: Angelus and Jacobus Britannicus, 18 March 1495. Small octavo, with Brixianus's Carmen de Vita S. Bernardi, A3-8, B10, a-z8, [turned r]8, [con]8, [orum]8, A-L8, (lacking thirty-six leaves: A1 & A2, M-O8, and P10), 312 of

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Schätzpreis: 500 $ - 700 $

Datum: 08.04.2021

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Beunat, Joseph (circa 1813-1843) Recueil des Dessins. [Paris: Dubray, Imprimeur du Musée, circa 1816]. Folio, engraved throughout, with eighty-six pages with dozens of Empire and neo-classical design motifs for artists and designers, including many inspired by botanical elements; [bound with] three

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Schätzpreis: 300 $ - 500 $

Datum: 08.04.2021

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Bible in Finnish. Biblia, se on Coco Pyhä Ramattu Suomexi. Turusa : Präntätty cuningalliseld Kirjain Präntäjäldä Johan Winterildä, 1685, 1683. Quarto, lacking all preliminary leaves before A1, including title, engraved title, etc.; also lacking six text leaves: I2, I3, 6M2, 6M3, Qq2 & Qq3; leaves

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Schätzpreis: 1.000 $ - 1.500 $

Datum: 08.04.2021

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Bible, Hebrew and Latin, trans. Sebastian Munster (1488-1552) Mikdash Ha-Shem; Hebraica Biblia. Basel: Michael Isingrinus & Henricus Petri, 1546. First edition, two thick folio volumes, beautiful large display Hebrew wood type on title page and chapter pages, printed in two columns throughout, in

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Schätzpreis: 1.000 $ - 1.500 $

Datum: 08.04.2021

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Bible, Illustrated. Theatrum Biblicum. Hoc est Historiae Sacrae Veteris et Novi Testamenti Tabulis Aeneis Expressae. [Holland]: Nicolaum Joannes Piscatorem [Visscher], 1650. Five oblong folio volumes, engraved and illustrated throughout, containing separate title pages for the Historiae Sacrae, Acta

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Schätzpreis: 3.000 $ - 5.000 $

Datum: 08.04.2021

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Bidloo, Govert (1649-1713) and Romeyn de Hooghe (1645-1708) Relation du Voyage de Sa Majesté Britannique en Hollande, et de la Reception qui luy a été. The Hague: chez Arnout Leers, 1692. Folio, [pi]2, *4, A-Z2, Aa-Dd2, illustrated with engraved title, portrait of William III, three full-page

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Schätzpreis: 800 $ - 1.200 $

Datum: 08.04.2021

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Blondel, Jacques-Francois (1705-1774) Cours d'Architecture, ou Traité de la Decoration, Distribution, & Construction des Bâtiments. Paris: Chez Desaint, 1771-1777. Nine volumes (six smaller octavo volumes and three larger octavo plate volumes), bound in very good uniform contemporary gold-tooled

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Schätzpreis: 1.500 $ - 2.500 $

Datum: 08.04.2021

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Bodoni Press, Two Titles. Including: Torquato Tasso's (1544-1595) Aminta Favola Boschereccia, Parma: Impresso co' Caratteri Bodoniani, 1789 [i.e. 1792], folio, engraved vignette portrait of Tasso on title, engraved vignette by Lucatelli, preface printed in an ornamental italic type, large copy with

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Schätzpreis: 300 $ - 500 $

Datum: 08.04.2021

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Boethius (c. 477-524 CE) Textus Boetii. [De Consolatione Philosophiae]. [Lyons: Simon Vincent], 1524. Octavo, A-K8, KK8, L-N8, O4; title page printed in red and black, within frame of typographical ornaments, with small woodcut emblem, illustrated with approximately twenty-five text woodcuts (many

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Schätzpreis: 300 $ - 500 $

Datum: 08.04.2021

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Book of Hours, Use of Utrecht, circa 1435-1445. Manuscript on parchment, comprising 149 leaves, illuminated with five full-page miniatures and twenty-five large illuminated initials with extensive foliate ink tendrils extending into the margins; text in brown ink in a neat gothic liturgical hand

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Schätzpreis: 15.000 $ - 25.000 $

Datum: 08.04.2021

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Boydell, James (Ship's-Husband) The Merchant-Freighter's and Captains of Ships Assistant. London: Printed for the Author and to be had at Lloyd's; [and] the New York, the New England, the Jamaica, and the Pensylvania Coffee-Houses, 1764. First edition, folio, signed by Boydell on page two, [A-C]2

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Datum: 08.04.2021

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Brant, Sebastian (1458-1521) Expositiones Omnium Titulorum Legalium. Basel: Michael Furter, for Andreas Helmut, 1 October 1490; [bound with] II: Margarita Decretaliu[m], ed. Brant, [Basel: Nicolaus Kessler, 1496/1497], with Kessler's woodcut device on final leaf; [and] III: Epistolae Obscurorum

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Schätzpreis: 4.000 $ - 6.000 $

Datum: 08.04.2021

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Brathwait, Richard (1588?-1673) The English Gentleman. London: Printed by John Haviland to be sold by Robert Bostock, 1630. First edition, quarto, engraved pictorial title, double-paged explanatory "Draught of the Frontispiece," present after typographical title, ¶2, ¶4, A-Mmm4, Nnn3, leaves Ss1 and

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Schätzpreis: 1.000 $ - 2.000 $

Datum: 08.04.2021

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Briseux, Charles-Etienne (c. 1680-1754) L'Art de Bâtir des Maisons de Campagne. Paris: J.B. Gibert, 1761. Two large quarto volumes, engraved frontispiece in volume one and 260 full-paged and folding engravings throughout the two volumes, half-titles present in both, bound in uniform contemporary

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Datum: 08.04.2021

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Browne, Sir Thomas (1605-1682) Pseudodoxia Epidemica. London: Printed for Edward Dod to be sold by Andrew Crook, 1658. Quarto, including Hydriotaphia and the Garden of Cyrus, each with an engraved plate (two plates) and separate title page, longitudinal title for second part present; bound in

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Datum: 08.04.2021

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Bullart, Isaac (1599-1672) Academie des Sciences et des Arts, Contenant les Vies & les Eloges Historiques des Hommes Illustrés. Amsterdam: Chez les heritiers de Daniel Elzevier [i.e. Brussels: Foppens], 1682. Two folio volumes, half-titles present, titles printed in red and black with large engraved

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Datum: 08.04.2021

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Bullart, Isaac (1599-1672) Academie des Sciences et des Arts, Contenant les Vies & les Eloges Historiques des Hommes Illustrés. Paris: Chez Louis Bilaine, 1682. Two folio volumes bound as one; half-titles present for both; title pages printed in red and black, each with engraved vignette

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Schätzpreis: 700 $ - 900 $

Datum: 08.04.2021

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Caesar, Gaius Julius (100-44 BCE) Commentarii Tradotti di Latino in Volgar Lingua. Venice: Rindoni & Pasini, 1531. Octavo, [leaf]8, A-Z8, AA-GG8, HH2-7, (lacking text leaf HH1 and final ?blank HH8); title page printed within woodcut compartment, text in black and red, illustrated with six full-page

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Datum: 08.04.2021

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Capriolo, Aliprando (active circa 1575-1599) Ritratti di Cento Capitani Illustrati. Rome: Gigliotti, 1596. Quarto, first edition, first issue, engraved title, illustrated with ninety-seven (of 100) engraved text portraits, lacking three leaves; bound in contemporary parchment over boards, 8 1/4 x 5

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Schätzpreis: 500 $ - 700 $

Datum: 08.04.2021

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Cardano, Girolamo (1501-1576) De Rerum Varietate Libri XVII. Basel: Henricus Petrus, 1557. First octavo edition, two volumes, woodcut author's portrait within a medallion on verso of title; illustrated with text woodcuts throughout, a few full-paged; with one folding typographical table at page

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Schätzpreis: 800 $ - 1.200 $

Datum: 08.04.2021

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Cauvet, Gilles-Paul (1731-1788) Recueil d'Ornemens à l'Usage des Jeunes Artistes. Paris: Chez l'Auteur, 1777. Oversized folio, entirely engraved: title, pictorial dedication, text of the dedication (with head-piece, text in fancy calligraphic italic), and sixty-one leaves of engraved plates

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Schätzpreis: 2.500 $ - 3.500 $

Datum: 08.04.2021

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Cleland, John (1709-1789) Memoirs of a Coxcomb. London: Printed for R. Griffiths, 1751. First edition, 12mo, ex libris Cleland's relation, Lieutenant William Cleland, with his engraved bookplate pasted on the ffep; bound in 19th century gilt calf by Riviere, front board detached, 5 3/4 x 3 1/4 in

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Schätzpreis: 300 $ - 500 $

Datum: 08.04.2021