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Two treaties between the Russian Emprre and Sweden
concluding the Russo-Swedish War of 1788-1790

CATHERINE THE GREAT & GUSTAV III of Sweden

Traité de paix, conclu entre ... l'Imperatrice ... de Russie ..., et ... le Roi de Suède ... 1790.
[St. Peterburg, Imperial Printing office, 1790] Folio. (30x20.2 cm). With the text in Russian and French in parallel columns, and with ornamental rules at the head of each page. Unsewn, marbled paper spine.
With: (2) Traité d'alliance défensif ... entre la Russie et la Suède ... 1791.
[St. Peterburg, Imperial Printing office, 1791] Folio. (29.5 x 20.6 cm). With the text in Russian and French in parallel columns, and with ornamental rules at the head of each page. Unsewn, side stitched, blue paper spine.

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Texts of original documents concerning Charles VIII’s hunting and falconry 1485-1486
compiler’s presentation copy

CHARLES VIII, King of France, [compiled by Emmanuel Victor POURROY de l’Aubérivière, Comte de QUINSONAS]. Comptes de la venerie et fauconnerie du Roi Charles VIII. ... 1485-1486.
Lyon, printed by Louis Perrin [for the compiler], 1860. 8vo (24 x 16 cm). With the title-page in red and black with the coat of arms of the compiler, 4 chromolithographed plates showing 3 stained-glass portraits and an architectural elevation, all drawn by P. Giniz and lithographed in Paris by Engelmann & Graf, 2 double-page etched views drawn by J. de Montchalin & Le Bon de Maupetit and engraved by J. M. Fugère, and a lithographic facsimile of a letter written and signed by Margaret of Austria. Half grey-brown cloth (ca. 1900?), top edge gilt, with the publisher's printed paper wrappers bound in. Full description
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Important collection of case records by Father of German surgery

FABRY, Wilhelm.

Aanmerkingen ... rakende de genees ende heelkonst. Bestaande in zes deelen, yder deel in hondert geschiedenissen. Nevens een brief van een wonderlijk Lijf-moeders-scheurzel, daar de vrucht levendig uitgesneden is: beschreven door Michael Doringius: en beantwoort door Fabricius Hildanus.
Rotterdam, Arnout Leers, 1656. 4to. With full-page engraved portrait of the author and numerous woodcut illustrations in text. 19th-century half calf.

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10 early Portuguese manuscript legal documents, some related to Brazil

FONSEQUA (FONSECA?), Diogo de.

[10 legal documents; drop-title on the first:] Sentença que se deu no feito em que Federico Alv[a]rez Varajão demandou ao Coronel. Diogo da Fonsequa.
[Lisbon?, ca. 1605 (the texts dated 8 September 1580 to 1 February 1601)]. Folio. Each document occupies a single leaf, written on one or both sides and with one exception each is dated (8 September 1580-1 February 1601).

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The most extensively annotated edition of the greatest Mediaeval work on falconry

FRIEDRICH II (FREDERICK II), Holy Roman Emperor. Reliqua librorum Friderici II. Imperatoris De arte venandi cum avibus. Cum Manfredi Regis additionibus. Ex membranaceo codice camerarii primum edita ...
Including: ALBERTUS MAGNUS. De falconibus asturibus et accipitribus quibus annotations addidit suas Jo. Gottl. Schneider, ... Tomus I.[-II.]
Leipzig, heirs of Johann Georg Müller (colophons vol. I: J.G.I. Breitkopf; vol. II: Christoph Carl Klaubarth), 1788-1789. 2 volumes bound as 1. 4to. With 6 engraved illustration plates (I-VI, including 1 oblong folio folding). Early 19th-century half calf, gold-tooled spine. Full description
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Collection of manuscript documents (1808-1818) concerning a Brazilian jurist

FREIRE, Bazilio Teixeira Cardozo de Sávedra.

Autos de Rezidensia, que em cum primento da provizao de Sua Alteza Real, Tomao Doutor dezembargador Bernardo Joze da sa ma ao Doutor dezem bargador Basilio Teixeira Cardozo de Savedra Freire, Ouvidor Verad, que foi, nesta Comarca do Rio das Vélhaes.
[Rio de Janeiro?], 1815. Folio. Manuscript. 57, [1 blank] ll. Sewn.
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(2) Publica forma com o theor de huma Alvara por. qual S.A.R. foi servido mandar armar Cavalleiro do Dezembargador. Intendente. do Oiro desta Comarca. Bazilio Teixeira Cardozo de Savedra Freire.
[Rio de Janeiro?], 9 October 1808. Folio. Manuscript. [5], [3 blank] pp.
(3) Publica forma. com o theor de huã Carta du Merce pela qual S.A.R. foi servido mandar lançar o Habito dos Noviços da Ordem de Christo ao Dezembargador. Intendente. do Oiro desta Comarca. Bazilio Teixeira Cardozo de Savedra Freire, e certidaõ namma.
[Rio de Janeiro?], 9 October 1808. Folio. Manuscript. [6], [2 blank] pp.
(4) Publica forma. com o theor de huma Alvara por qual S.A.R. foi servido admitir a Veceder a Proffissaõ da Ordem de Christo ao Dezembargador. e Intendente. do Oiro desta Comarca. Bazilio Teixeira Cardozo de Savedra Freire, e da Proffissão.
[Rio de Janeiro?], 9 October 1808. Folio. Manuscript. [6], [2 blank] pp.
(5) O juiz prezidente e mais offecia es da camara que servimos o prezente anno nesta Villa Nova da Rainha es eu servio, por Elleiçaõ na forma da ley ...
Vila Nova da Rainha [40 km north of Lisbon], 18 September 1815. Folio. Manuscript. [1], [3 blank] pp.
(6) [Certificate].
Rio de Janeiro, 21 June 1817 (with a note of its receipt on 3 May 1818 and other annotations). 4to (25 x 17.5 cm). [4] pp.
(7) RIBEIRO, Manoel Joachim and Luiz de Almeida CARVALHOUS [= Luis Almeida de CARVALHO?]. Ode dedicada a illustrissimo. senhor Bazilio Teixeira Cardozo de Sávedra Freire, dezembargador da Bahia, ouvidor geral , corregedor da Comaria de Sabará, cavalleiro professerno na Ordem de Christo.
[Sabará?, ca. 1815?]. Small folio. Manuscript. [7], [5 blank] pp. written mostly on rectos only.

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With 8 woodcuts made for the 1634 edition (a hunting scene using falcons, and 7 birds of prey)

HARMONT, Pierre. Le miroir de fauconnerie, ou se verra l'instruction pour choisit, nourrir, & traicter, dresser & faire voler toute sorte d'oyseaux, ...
Rouen, Clément Malassis, 1650. 4to (23 x 16.5 cm). With a woodcut illustration of a hunt using falcons on the title-page (9 x 9.5 cm) and 7 nearly full-page woodcut illustrations of birds of prey on integral leaves. Half red goatskin morocco (1930s?) signed on the free endleaf "F. SAULTIER REL.". Full description
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