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Belgian nursery catalogues

[NURSERY CATALOGUES - BELGIUM]. [Collection of 22 nursery catalogues of various Belgian companies].
1862-1958. 22 volumes. Various sizes. With numerous black and white and occasionally coloured illustrations. Original publisher's printed paper wrappers. Full description
€ 500
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Key work by one of the best cosmographers of his time,
also describing the famous pair of globes he made for Louis XIV

CORONELLI, Vincenzo, and Carlo MALAVISTA. Epitome cosmografica, o compendiosa introduttione all' astronomia, geografia, & idografia, per l'uso, dilucidatione, e fabbrica delle sfere, globi, planisferi, astrolabi e tavole geografiche.
Köln, for Andrea Poletti in Venice, MDCLXXXXIII [=1693]. 8vo. With an engraved allegorical frontispiece with the coat of arms of the Accademia Cosmografica degli Argonauti, several tables in the text and 37 engraved cosmographical and geographical plates: 31 double-page plates (including one with 2 movable volvelles, each with 3 moving parts) and 6 circular folding terrestrial and celestial charts. Later vellum, new endpapers and paste-downs, red edges. [1], [1 blank], [44], 420 pp. plus 37 plates. Full description
€ 17,500
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Portuguese proposal to return Brazil to the Dutch

COUTINHO, Francisco de Sousa. Propositie ghedaen ter vergaderinghe van hare hoogh-mog: d'heeren Staten Generael der Vereenichde Nederlanden, in 's Gravenhage den XVIen. Augusti 1647.
[Netherlands], 1647. 4to. With a woodcut decoration built up from arabesque typographic ornaments on title-page and a woodcut decorated initial. Modern half calf, marbled sides. 16 pp. Full description
€ 3,750
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German nursery catalogues

[NURSERY CATALOGUES - GERMANY]. [Collection of 54 nursery catalogues from Germany].
1858-1968. 54 volumes. Various sizes. With numerous black and white and occasionally coloured illustrations. Original publisher's printed paper wrappers. Full description
€ 1,500
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German nursery catalogues

[NURSERY CATALOGUES - GERMANY]. Hermann Albrecht Hesse in Weener. [Collection of 18 nursery catalogues of Herm. A. Hesse Baumschulen, Weener, Ostfriesland, Germany and 1 of Robert Hesse & Sohn, Rieder, Germany].
Weener, Herm. A. Hesse Baumschulen, 1930-1966. 18 volumes. 8vo and 4to. With numerous black and white and occasionally coloured illustrations. Original publisher's colour printed paper wrappers. Full description
€ 500
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