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Datum der Auktion: 28.06.2005

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AELIANUS, CLAUDIUS.

De varia historia libri XIIII … Item, De politiis, sive rerumpublicarum descriptiones, ex Heraclide, eodem interprete. Basel: [Ex officina I. Oporini, 1548]. a-t8. Woodcut initials. 8vo (160 x 100 mm). 17th century paneled calf gilt with gilt fleur de lys in corners and gilt lion device to center of

Los #: 3000

Schätzpreis: 600 $ - 800 $

Datum: 28.06.2005

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AMMIRATO, SCIPIONE. 1531-1601.

Istorie Fiorentine. Florence: Amador Maffi, 1647-41. 2 volumes in 3. 4ll., A4, B-Zz, Aaa3; Bbb-Aaaaa6; 4ll., A-Zzz6, Aaaa6, Bbbb-Dddd4, Eeee6. Illustrated with engraved portrait of the author, title-pages with large engraved coat-of-arms, woodcut head- and tailpieces and initials throughout. Folio

Los #: 3001

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Datum: 28.06.2005

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Notizie de' professori del disegno da Cimabue in qua: per le quali si dimostra come, e per chi le bell' arti di pittura, scultura, e architettura lasciata la rozzezza delle maniere greca, e gottica, si siano in questi secoli ridotte all'antica loro perfezione. Florence: Per Santi Franchi, 1681

Los #: 3002

Schätzpreis: 200 $ - 300 $

Datum: 28.06.2005

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BEROSUS.

De his que praecesserunt inundationem terrarum. [N.p.]: 1511. [a]6, b-c4, d8, e-f4, g8, h4, I8, k7. Woodcut printer's device to title-page, woodcut initials, full-page woodcut map, rubricated. 4to (203 x 137mm). Modern marbled paper boards. Lacking k8 (likely a blank), light wear to outer margin of

Los #: 3003

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Datum: 28.06.2005

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[BIBLE––17TH CENTURY.]

The Holy Bible, conteyning the Old Testament and the New. Newly translated out of the originall tongues: and with the former translations diligently compared and revised, by His Majesties speciall commandment. Appointed to be read in churches. London: Printed by Robert Barker, printer to the Kings

Los #: 3004

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Datum: 28.06.2005

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CAESAR, CAIUS JULIUS. 100-44 B.C.

Rerum ab se gestarum commentarii. Paris: Michael Vascosan, 1543. a8, A4, A6-V6, X8, A8, Aa-Bb6. Two half page woodcut maps in text, 5 woodcut views of the Rhine and city views in text, woodcut initials. Folio (345 x 225 mm). Fine 18th century paneled calf gilt. Wormholes to gutter margin of opening

Los #: 3005

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Datum: 28.06.2005

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CARO, ANNIBALE.

De le lettere familiari. Venice: Appresso B. Giunti e fratelli, 1592-91. Two volumes bound as one. *4, A-L8; *4, R8. Vignettes to title pages. 4to (205 x 145 mm). Contemporary limp vellum, gauffered edges au pointille with fleur-de-lys devices. Ownership signature crossed out on title page and last

Los #: 3006

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Datum: 28.06.2005

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[EPIGRAMS-–POLYGLOT.]

[Claude Lancelot.] Epigrammatum delectus ex omnibus tum veteribus … Cum breuioribus sententijs seu prouerbijs Latinis, Græcis, Hispanis, Italis…. Paris: Carolum Savreux, 1659. 12mo (136 x 80 mm). *-***8, ****6, A-Gg8, Hh6. Early 19th century calf gilt. Ownership inscription of J. Arnault on title

Los #: 3007

Schätzpreis: 300 $ - 500 $

Datum: 28.06.2005

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GALLUZZI, RIGUCCIO.

Istoria del Granducato di Toscana sotto il Governo della Casa Medici.... Florence: Gaetano Cambiagi, 1781. 5 volumes. Illustrated with 37 engraved plates, some of which are folding, 4 large folding maps or plans, 1 large folding engraved plate, and one large folding aquatint. 4to (289 x 207 mm

Los #: 3008

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Datum: 28.06.2005

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[ILLUMINATED MANUSCRIPT--15TH CENTURY.]

Hieronymus, 340?-420. [St. Jerome.] Epistolae. Illuminated Latin manuscript on vellum. [Italy, c. 1450.] 168 leaves, final three blank. 8vo (190 x 140 mm). 21 lines per page in a clear gothic hand, black ink, headings in red, with a large 6-line historiated initial “T” of the Saint holding a stone

Los #: 3009

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Datum: 28.06.2005

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An assortment of 28 manuscript vellum leaves, and 10 printed leaves on vellum, including: 1. Horae B.M.V. [Bruges, c. 1490.] 13 leaves from a Book of Hours, in a fine gothic book hand in brown and red ink. Tall 8vo (225 x 110 mm). Dozens of two- and one-line initials throughout, heightened in liquid

Los #: 3010

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Datum: 28.06.2005

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[INDIAN MANUSCRIPT.]

An accordian folded and pleated manuscript on paper, 31 leaves, (270 x 110 mm), in an unidentified Indian script, 8 lines per page, recto and verso, on a yellow painted background, with 14 full page erotic miniatures on versos, possibly of various kama sutra positions, crudely drawn

Los #: 3011

Schätzpreis: 1.500 $ - 2.500 $

Datum: 28.06.2005

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Caoursin, Gulielmus. Obsidionis Rhodiae urbis descriptio. [Venice: c.1480.] a10, b8. 4to (136 x 182 mm). Modern quarter burgundy over marbled boards, gilt-lettered spine, a.e.g. Internally clean, covers with some shelfwear, else near fine. Fra Gulielmus Caoursin was the vice chancellor of Rhodes

Los #: 3012

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Datum: 28.06.2005

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MARIANA, JUAN DE. 1536-1623?

The General History of Spain from the First Peopling of It by Tubal, till the Death of King Ferdinand.... London: for Richard Sare, Francis Saunders, and Thomas Bennet, 1699. A4, a-b2, c1, B-Bb4, Cc-Dd6, Ee7, Ff-Ccc4, Ddd2, Fff-Bbbb4, Cccc2, A-F4, G2, H-M4, N-P2. Folio (347 x 218 mm). Modern full

Los #: 3013

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Datum: 28.06.2005

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Sito, et antichita della citta di Pozzuolo, e del suo amenissimo distretto, con la descrittione di tutti i luoghi notabili, e degni di memoria, e di Cuma, e di Baia, e di Miseno, e degli altri luoghi conuicini. Naples: Tarquinio Longo, 1606. a6 A-S8; A-E8 F12. Woodcut vignette on title, woodcut

Los #: 3014

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Datum: 28.06.2005

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SHRAMB, ANSELMO.

Chronicon Mellicense, seu annales Monasterius Mellicensis.... Vienna: Johann Georg Schlegel, 1702. [18], 980, [26] pp. Illustrated with engraved title-page, a large folding view of the monastery and its surrounding, two folding plans, and numerous engraved portraits of the monastery's abbots. Folio

Los #: 3015

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Datum: 28.06.2005

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Hieroglyphica, sive De sacris Aegyptiorum, aliarumque gentium literis commentarii.... Lyon: apud Bartholomaeum Honoraty, 1579. a6, B4, a-Fff6, Ggg4, Hhh6. Large woodcut vignettes to title pages, hundreds of woodcut vignettes and diagrams throughout text. Folio (338 x 225 mm). Contemporary full

Los #: 3016

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Datum: 28.06.2005

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VARCHI, BENEDETTO. 1503-1565.

L'Hercolano, dialogo.... Venice: appresso F. Giunti e fratelli, 1570. *8, A4, B-V8, X2. Engraved vignette to title page, engraved initials. 4to (205 x 150 mm). Early full vellum. Some spotting and age toning, opening initials lightly colored, boards slightly worn, else very good. Second edition

Los #: 3017

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Datum: 28.06.2005

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[BELLIN, JACQUES NICHOLAS.]

Carte resuite du Golphe du Mexique.... Paris: Bellin, circa 1750. Copper engraved map with contemporary hand coloring. 545 x 815 mm. Some light spotting, margins glued to paper matte backing, with tear to margin at lower right, not affecting plate, an attractive example despite the application to

Los #: 3018

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Datum: 28.06.2005

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BOUGAINVILLE, LOUIS ANTOINE DE. 1729-1811.

Voyage autour du monde.... Paris: Saillant & Nyon, 1772. 2 volumes. 3 folding plates & 21 folding maps & charts. 8vo (195 x 125 mm). Contemporary mottled calf gilt, with gilt stamped “Bibliotheque du Perdonnet” to front boards. Plate I with closed 2” tear at mount, plate 12 with 1 cm tear at mount

Los #: 3019

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Datum: 28.06.2005

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BRIGGS, HENRY.

The North Part of America. [London: 1625]. Engraved by R. Elstracke. Copper-engraved map (350 x 285 mm), matted and framed. Margins trimmed close to border, short tear in margin, otherwise a fine example. First edition of the map that popularized the belief in insular California and one of the first

Los #: 3020

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Datum: 28.06.2005

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Britannia. [London: 1637]. 57 double page maps. Folio. Contemporary quarter calf over marbled boards. Dampstaining to lower margin of second half, Englalond map with vertical crease, closed vertical tear to lower margin of dedication leaf, title leaf with closed 1 inch tear at lower margin not

Los #: 3021

Schätzpreis: 3.000 $ - 5.000 $

Datum: 28.06.2005

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CELLARIUS, CHRISTOPH. 1638-1707.

Notitia orbis antiqui, sive geographia plenoir.... Cambridge & Amsterdam: John Owen & Casper Fritsch, 1703-06. 2 volumes. 3ll, B4, A-Vvvvv, Xxxxx2; *4, **2, (A)-(Yyy)4, A-Bb4, Cc2. Illustrated with engraved frontispiece portrait of the author and 34 double-page maps. 4to (243 x 192 mm). Contemporary

Los #: 3022

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Datum: 28.06.2005

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CLUVERIUS, PHILIPPUS. 1580-1622.

Introductio in universam geographiam.... Amsterdam: Gulielmum Gulielmi, 1683. 1l., ):(4, ):():(4, A-Hhh4, Iii2, Eee-Ooo4, Ppp3. Illustrated with engraved title-page, 51 folding maps, 2 folding plates, and two folding tables. 4to (214 x 167mm). Contemporary full speckled brown calf, covers decorated

Los #: 3023

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Datum: 28.06.2005

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COOK, JAMES, CAPTAIN. 1728-1779.

Hawkesworth, John. An Account of the Voyages Undertaken by the Order of His Present Majesty for Making Discoveries in the Southern Hemisphere. London: for W. Strahan and T. Cadell, 1785. 4 volumes. [12], liii, [1], 362; [8], 447, [1]; [6], 416; [6], 429, [3]. Illustrated with 12 folding plates and a

Los #: 3024

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Datum: 28.06.2005

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[MAP – GREAT BRITAIN.]

Eliza F. Coch. Great Britain and Ireland. Manuscript map on paper, circa 1750, 13 x 15 inches, matted and framed. Each of the counties is identified and handcolored in outline, with autograph cartouche at upper right. Some spotting and dampstaining along right edge, else very good. An attractive

Los #: 3025

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Datum: 28.06.2005

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KEULEN, JOHANNES VAN.

Paskaert Waer in de Graden der Breedde over Weder Zyden vande Middellyn Wassende ... Vertonende (Behalve Europaes Zuydeiyckste) een Gedeelte van de Custen van Africa en America.... Amsterdam: [Gerard van Keulen c. 1717.] Copper engraved sea chart with contemporary hand coloring in outline. 510 x 595

Los #: 3026

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Datum: 28.06.2005

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Travels through part of Europe, Asia Minor, the Islands of the Archipelago; Syria, Palestine, Egypt, Mount Sinai, etc.... London: printed for L. Davis and C. Reymers, 1759. 2 volumes. xii, 395, [1]; vi, [2,] 376, [16] pp. 8vo (210 x 130 mm). Contemporary full vellum gilt. Apparently bound without

Los #: 3027

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Datum: 28.06.2005

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[ORTELIUS, ABRAHAM.]

Theatrum orbis terrarum: opus nunc denuo ab ipso auctore recognitum, multisqué locis castigatum; & quamplurimis novis tabulis atquè commentarijs auctum. [Antwerp: ex officina Plantiniana, 1595.] Folio (450 x 300 mm). Opening fragment only of the atlas containing the first quire A6, B1, and two map

Los #: 3028

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Datum: 28.06.2005

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ROBYN, JACOB & DANCKERTS, CORNELUS.

Niuewe Hemels Spiegel.... Amsterdam: Danckerts, [c.1700]. Copper engraved map, 547 x 603 mm, hand-colored, framed, trimmed close to plate mark, but not affecting image, faint spotting, light vertical fold close to right margin, tipped with tape at top edge, an attractive example. A lovely example of

Los #: 3029

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Datum: 28.06.2005