Shopping cart (0 items € 0)
Advanced search


Combining work of the two greatest figures of Frisian literature

ALTHUYSEN, Jan and Gysbert JAPIX (JAPIKS, JAPICX). Friesche rymlery, yn twaa dielen bystaende, wier fin it eerste bystiet yn forjyerings rymmen, brullofts rymmen, forstaerrings rymmen, in mingel rymmen; it oorde diel bystiet uwt dy 150 Psalmen fin David mey dy oore lôfzangen.
Leeuwarden, Wyger Wygers, 1755. 2 parts (with continuing pagination) in 1 volume. 4to. Contemporary half calf, gold-tooled spine. Full description
€ 1,250
Order Inquire Terms of sale

On medicinal value of springs in Aachen

BLONDEL, François. Thermarum aquisgranensium, et porcetanarum elucidatio, & thaumaturgia. Sive admirabilis earumdem natura, & admirabiliores sanationes; qua producunt in usibus balneationis, potationis.
Aachen, J.H. Clemens for the author, 1688. 4to. With an engraved frontispiece with letterpress imprint and built-up border, coat of arms of Aachen pasted on verso of frontispiece, engraved coats of arms of 4 dedicatees on verso of the title-page, full-page engraved portrait of the author, folding engraved plan of Aachen (22.5 x 27 cm), folding engraved view of Burtscheid (11.5 x 24 cm), 16 smaller engravings in text. CContemporary calf, gold-tooled spine, in attractive modern clamshell box. Full description
€ 2,250
Order Inquire Terms of sale

Well-illustrated and comprehensive study of the orchids of Europe and the Mediterranean,
one of the few copies with the second part of the atlas coloured

CAMUS, Edmond Gustave and Aimée Antoinette CAMUS.

Iconographie des orchidées d'Europe et du Bassin Méditerranéen.
Paris, Paul Lechevalier (colophon: printed by Jouve et Cie (part 1), Winter, Heidelberg (part 2)), 1821-1929. 2 text parts (4to, bound in one volume) and an atlas (folio). With a photographical frontispiece portrait in the text volume and 133 lithographed plates, including 120 coloured by hand. Contemporary brown half morocco.

Full description
€ 1,950
Order Inquire Terms of sale

The complete works of Jacob Cats,
with engravings after Van de Venne and Goeree

CATS, Jacob. Alle de wercken. De laatste druck; waar in het twee-en-tachtig jaarig leven des dichters beneffens desselfs slaapeloose nachten, met printverbeeldingen sijn verrijckt.
Amsterdam, Johannes Ratelband, widow of Joannes van Heekeren, Herman Uytwerf and Isaak van der Putte ; The Hague, Pieter van Thol and Pieter Husson, 1726. 2 volumes bound as 1. Folio. The first part with an engraved frontispiece, title-page printed in red and black and with an engraved vignette on title-page, an engraved author's portrait and 278 engravings in text. The second part with a title-page printed in red and black with an engraved vignette, an engraved author's portrait, an engraved portrait of Anna Maria van Schurman, 3 double-page engraved plates and 149 engravings in text. Contemporary calf, richly gold-tooled spine. Full description
€ 750
Order Inquire Terms of sale

Valuable contribution to the study of orchids,
with ca. 1000 illustrations on 30 colour plates


Les orchidées cultivées. Comprenant de nombreux dessins en noir. Avec la description détaillée de toutes les espèces cultivées de toutes les variétés connues et avec l'enumération de tous les hybrides.
Paris, E. Orlhac, [1911-1913]. With numerous wood engraved illustrations in text.
With: (2) CONSTANTIN, Julien. Atlas des orchidées cultivées.
Paris, E. Orlhac, [1911-1913]. With ca. 1000 illustration on 30 colour printed plates. 2 works in 1 volume. Folio. Contemporary half sheepskin, with the wrappers of two instalments bound in.

Full description
€ 675
Order Inquire Terms of sale

The French fortification manual that finally succeeded Vauban’s, with 55 plates

CORMONTAINGNE, Louis de. Oeuvres posthumes ... Tome premier[-second] [& troisième].
(1) Mémorial pour la fortification permanente et passagère. ...
(2) Mémorial pour l'attaque des places. ...
(3) Mémorial pour la défense des places, faisant suite au mémorial pour l'attaque, ...
Paris, Charles Barrois (vol. II: Denis-Simon Magimel) (back of title-page vol. I & colophon vol. III: printed by H. Perronneau; back of title-page vol. II: printed by Demonville), 1809, 1815, 1806. 3 volumes. 8vo. With 55 engraved folding plates, 3 folding tables and additional tables in the text. Contemporary, uniform half tree calf, gold-tooled spines. Full description
€ 2,000
Order Inquire Terms of sale
42 books found / Show all