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Astronomical and Geographical Essays, Adams

xx, 564 pp. Illustrated with 16 folding plates at back. 21x12.5 cm. (8¼x5 in.), rebacked full calf ruled in gilt and tooled in blind with spine titled and decorated in gilt, marbled endpapers, all edges marbled. Third Edition. Astronomical work by Adams, who was perhaps best known for predicting the

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George Adams on Electricity 1799

xiv, 594 pp. 6, 13-14, 2 pp. With 6 folding engraved plates including the frontispiece. (8vo) 21x12.8 cm (8¼x5"), modern cloth, old leather spine label. Fifth Edition, with corrections and additions by William Jones. With the Catalogue of Optical, Mathematical, and Philosophical Instruments at rear

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History of the Jesuits, 1769-70

2 volumes. 32, 606, [2]; 26, [10], 428, [20] pp. (8vo) 19.7x11.5 cm (7¾x4½"), early (possibly original?) quarter calf & marbled boards, leather spine labels. History of the Jesuit Order by the German grammarian and philologist. Old inkstamps of Bibl. Familiae Rajacsich to title pages; bookplates of

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Signed with inscription by Bill W.

viii, [2], 400 pp. 23x15 cm (9x6"), original blue cloth, spine lettered in gilt, original jacket. First Edition, Third printing. Signed by the author with the inscription "To Dr. Lawrence Kolb - In grateful appreciation of his friendship - Bill Wilson 10/29/42". One of 5000 copies of this third

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Schätzpreis: 5.000 $ - 8.000 $

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Photos of the Apollo 11 mission signed by Buzz Aldrin

(Small 4to), silver leather and black cloth. No. 121 of 500 numbered copies. First, and only, edition. Signed by Astronaut Buzz Aldrin in blue ink. An extraordinary collection of more than 50 photographs from the historic Apollo 11 mission. This privately printed volume is different from Dr

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Renaissance classic on prognosis 1710

[16], 541, [23] pp. Title page printed in red & black, with engraved vignette. (sm. 4to) period calf, spine tooled in gilt, raised bands, morocco lettering piece, marbled endpapers. The greatest Renaissance classic on prognosis, of which Boerhaave writes in his preface: "The first time I read this

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Sancti Ambrosii Mediolanensis episcopi opera 1614

5 volumes bound in 2. [8], 96; 1150; 656; [4], 552; [8], 688; [44], 208 numbered columns. With engraved portrait frontispiece, title pages with large woodcut devices, head and tail pieces, initials throughout. (Folio) 38.5x24 cm (15x9½"), period calf, gilt decorated spines, speckled edges. With the

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Schätzpreis: 400 $ - 600 $

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Sancti Ambrosii Mediolanensis episcopi opera 1614

5 volumes bound in 2. [8], 96, 1150; 655; [4], 552, [8], 688, [44], 208 numbered columns. With engraved portrait frontispiece, title pages with large woodcut devices, head and tail pieces, initials throughout. (Folio) 40x26 cm (16¾x10"), period speckled calf with gilt-stamped armorial decoration

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Saint Thomas Aquinas, Summa Theologica 1610

3 parts in one volume. [14], 216, [8], 220, [14], 341, [13], 208, 165, [180] pp. Title vignettes; head and tail pieces; initials; title page in red and black, printed In double columns; margin notes; double line, black borders. (Folio) 38x23 cm (15x9½"), period paneled calf elaborately tooled in

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Thomas Aquinas commentaries 1649

[2], 111, [8], [4], 149, [7] pp. Title page with printer's device; woodut initials, head and tail pieces, printed in double columns. (Folio) 35.5x21.5 cm (14x9"), period calf, gilt-decorated spine with raised bands. Commentaries by Thomas Aquinas

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Thomas Aquinas Summa Theologica 1677

4 volumes bound in 1. [12], 264; 264, [16]; 403, [1]; [12], 444; 20 pp. Plus unpaginated index at rear. Illustrated title page, printed in black and red. Initials, head and tail pieces. Pages printed in double columns. (Folio) 35x21 cm (13½x8½"), modern calf and marbled boards, gilt-decorated spine

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Thomas Aquinas Summa Theologica 1638

4 volumes bound in 1. [12], 259, [5]; [8], 259, [3]; [16], 397, [4]; [10], 449, [147] pp. Illustrated title page printed in black and red. Printed in double columns. (Folio) 35.5 x 22 cm (14x9"), bound in modern dark brown leather, morocco spine label lettered in gilt; new endpapers. The Summa

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Schätzpreis: 700 $ - 1.000 $

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Nineteen original photographs of Paris, 1898

19 of 20 original silver gelatin photographs mounted on printed boards, publisher's cloth-backed portfolio with printed cover title and architectural vignette, spine lettered in black. Scarce. One listing in OCLC/WorldCat but no copies in library possession. A glimpse of quotidian life in fin de

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Schätzpreis: 500 $ - 800 $

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Classical architectural plates, 100 heliogravures

Volume I of II. 11, [1] pp. With 100 heliogravure plates. (Folio), 45x31.5 cm (17¾x12½"), loose in cloth-bound printed portfolio, lettered in gilt

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Renaissance architecture, 100 heliogravures

[4], 4 pp. With 100 loose heliogravure plates. (Folio) 45x31.5 cm (17½x12½"), in cloth-bound printed portfolio, lettered in gilt

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Architectural engravings, Tuscany 1815

vii, [1], 50,[2] pp. With 109 engraved plates from architectural drawings. (Large folio) 54x41 cm (21¼x16") later half pebbled-cloth with blue paper-covered boards, lettered in gilt on spine, all edges gilt. From the renowned Didot family

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Schätzpreis: 600 $ - 900 $

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Franciscus Arias Thesaurus Inexhaustus 1652

4 parts in 1 volume. [26], 226, 4-115, [26], 340, [20], 286, [54] pp. Full-page engraved title-page (Melchior Küsell sculpt.), engraved printer's device at verso of last page, woodcut initials, tail pieces, printed in 2 columns. (Folio) 35.5x20.5 cm (14x8"), full period elaborately blind tooled

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Orlando Furioso 1587

561 (of 562) leaves [lacking *1, the title page]. Woodcut illustrations, initials, head and tail pieces.10x5 cm (4x2"), period blindstamped vellum.. Orlando Furioso is an Italian epic poem by Ludovico Ariosto which has exerted a wide influence on later culture. The earliest version appeared in 1516

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Illustrated folio edition of Orlando Furioso, 1730

2 volumes in 1. [50], 576; [4], [400] pp. With 52 copper-engraved plates including the portrait. (folio) 39.8x28 cm (15½x11"), period full vellum. Magnificent illustrated edition of Ariosto's classic epic poem. The second volume titled "Opere di M. Lodovico Ariosto ... tomo secondo," and contains

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Schätzpreis: 1.000 $ - 1.500 $

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21st Editions The Everywhere Chronicles

[6], 84 pp. 12 leaves of plates with pigment ink prints of photographs by Jamie Baldridge with one additional loose print signed by the photographer. (Folio) morocco-backed patinated metal over boards with black morocco label lettered in gilt, cloth clamshell box with gilt lettering on black morocco

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Schätzpreis: 2.000 $ - 3.000 $

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21st Editions Odes of Pindar, G. Gorman

[56] pp. 10 platinum print photographs by Greg Gorman tipped in with one additional loose platinum print 26x32.5 cm (10¼x12¾") in folder. (Folio) 51x39.3 cm (20x16"), bronze cloth with marbled paper label lettered in gilt, cloth clamshell box with marbled and gilt lettered spine label, Copy BC

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Schätzpreis: 2.000 $ - 3.000 $

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Audubon, original Havell plate, 1835

Havell edition. Aquatint, etching and line engraving, hand-colored. Drawn from Nature by J.J. Audubon. States: 'Engraved, printed & coloured by R. Havell'. (Double Elephant Folio) 65.7x98.5 cm (25¾x38¾"). Watermark "J Whatman 1834". An original Double Elephant Folio plate from Audubon's Birds of

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Baconiana 1679

[2], 270, [2], 104, [8] pp. Engraved portrait frontispiece. (12mo) 18x10 cm (7x4"), period speckled calf rebacked with newer calf spine, red morocco spine label lettered in gilt, decorated edges. First Edition. A compilation of several of Bacon's minor writings. Wing B269

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Resuscitatio by Francis Bacon 2nd ed 1661

2 parts in 1. [xxvi], 323, [1], 122, [2] ad pp. (4to) 29x19 cm (11¼x7¼"), period speckled calf, cover label with inked title. Second Edition. Containing various letters and speeches written by Bacon

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Life of St. John of Capestrano, 1661

[8], 151, [1], 48, [4] pp. Engraved portrait plate of Giovanni da Capestrano. (4to) 22.2x15.5 cm (8¾x6¼"), period limp vellum. First Edition. The life of St. John of Capestrano (1386-1456), Franciscan friar and Catholic priest from the Italian town of Capestrano, Abruzzo, known as the "Soldier

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Thomas Bayly's An End to Controversie 1654

401, [7] pp. + errata leaf. With engraved title frontispiece, the opposite leaf bears "The explication of the frontispiece." No addition printed title page is present. (8vo) 18.5x14 cm (7¼x5½), period morocco rebacked with modern suede, spine stamped in gilt, marbled endpapers, speckled edges

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8 color plates by Franz von Bayros 1/500

Designed and illustrated by the Marquis Franz von Bayros with 8 tissue-guarded, mounted color plates and b&w page borders throughout. (4to), morocco-backed tan boards decorated in gilt, gilt spine with raise bands. Unnumbered copy matching the edition of 495 signed and numbered copies, from a total

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Ethiopian Coptic Bible with carrying case

76 leaves, all but a few written on both sides in black ink. Approximately 14x10 cm (5½x4"), hand-stitched with original wooden boards, placed inside the original two-part sliding leather traveling case with leather ties. Written in the Ethiopic (Ge'ez) script, a Semitic language that is no longer

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Schätzpreis: 400 $ - 600 $

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1610 Geneva Bible

[3], 190, [1], 127, [2], 121, [8] leaves. Bound at the rear is The Book of Psalmes: [8], 89 pp. Illustrated title pages, some woodcut illustrations in the text, decorative margins, head and tail pieces. Printed in double columns. (4to) 21x15 cm (8¼x6"), period calf laid on later boards, new

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Schätzpreis: 1.000 $ - 1.500 $

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Latin Bible 1570

[16], 248 numbered leaves. Engraved printer's device on title page, woodcut initials, tail pieces. Printed in double columns. (8vo) 18x11.5 cm (7¼x4½"), early full speckled calf with tooled borders, raised spine bands, edges stained red. The Louvain edition of the Vulgate, prepared by the

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Schätzpreis: 300 $ - 500 $

Datum: 30.05.2019