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Mission activities in Jaffna

AMERICAN MISSIONARY SEMINARY. Fifth triennial report of the American Mission Seminary, Jaffna, Ceylon. With an appendix. January, 1839.
Jaffna, Press of the American Mission, 1839. 8vo (20 x 13.5 cm). Original orange-brown wrappers, side stitched through 5 holes. 48, [1] pp. Full description
€ 650
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First edition of a French - Annamese (Vietnamese) dictionary, printed in Bangkok by the Catholic missionaries.

AUBARET, Louis Gabriel Galdéric. Vocabulaire Français-Annamite et Annamite-Français, précédé d'un traité des particules annamites, rédigé par les sions de M. Aubaret lieutenant de Vaisseau, chevalier de la Legion d'honneur.
Bangkok, Thailand, Imprimerie de la mission catholique, 1861. 2 parts in 1 volume. 8vo. Contemporary half-sheepskin, smooth back. [4], XCVI, 157 pp. Full description
€ 3,750
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Collection of autograph letters by the leading French sinologist Stanislas Aignan Julien

[AUTOGRAPH LETTERS]. JULIEN, Stanislas Aignan. [Collection of 28 autograph letters by Stanislas Julien to several correspondents].
Paris, 17 January 1839 - 13 April 1869. Varying sizes, most on similar paper 21 x 13.5 cm. Autograph letters written in French, in a neat cursive in brown ink, signed and dated, many of the letters have been written on paper with a "Collége[!] Imperial de France" letterhead. One with Paris postal stamps on the back (addressed to Monsieur Desnoyers, 17 January 1839). 5 letters are mounted on additional leaves (4 letters in 2 pairs, each pair on a separate leaf and 1 dated 13 April 1869 on a separate leaf). The whole collection is kept together in a clear plastic cover. 28 letters on 28 (folded) leaves. Full description
€ 12,500
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Baglivi's complete works: including his famous and influential treatise on tarantulas

BAGLIVI, Giorgio. Opera omnia medico-practica, et anatomica. Editio septima.
Lugduni [= Lyon], Anisson & Joannis Posuel, 1710. 4to. With 3 engraved plates, including the famous one showing two tarantulas, 3 woodcut illustrations in the text, numerous woodcut decorated initials, some headpieces built up from typographic ornaments and some floral woodcut tailpieces. Contemporary brown sprinkled calf. [6], XXXIX, [11], 854, [2] pp. Full description
€ 1,750
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Rare first edition of the biography of the national hero of Albania

BARLETI, Marin. Historia de vita et gestis Scanderbegi epirotarum principis.
Rome, [Bernardino Vitali], [ca. 1508-1510]. Folio. With a full-page woodcut portrait of Skanderbeg (25.5 x 16.5 cm), a woodcut decorative frame on the title-page, and woodcut decorated initials of various sizes throughout. Contemporary? vellum, with a manuscript title on the spine. [4], CLIX [1] pp. Full description
€ 25,000
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Monumental and seminal critical edition of the Greek New Testament (1550) with all woodcut devices, headpieces and initials coloured, including much gold and silver and extensive additional colour decorations in a rococo style

[BIBLE - NEW TESTAMENT - GREEK]. ESTIENNE, Robert, editor. Tῆò Káéíῆò ÄéáèÞêçò ἅπáíôá [Tes Kaines Diathekes Apanta] = Novum Jesu Christi D.N. Testamentum Ex Bibliotheca Regia.
Paris, Robert Estienne, King's printer, 1550. Folio (35 x 24 cm). With a Greek and Latin title-page including Estiennes woodcut basilisk device as Kings printer (and 1 repeat), his woodcut olive tree device on the otherwise blank last page (N6v), 3 single-piece decorated architectural frames with putti, etc. (plus 3 repeats) for the tables of the Eusebian canons for the Gospels, 9 woodcut headpieces and 21 decorated woodcut initial letters (plus numerous repeats). Set almost entirely in the three sizes of Claude Garamonts famous Greek printing types, known as the Grecs du Roi, and the first use of the largest size. The present copy has been richly decorated, probably around the time it was bound, not just by colouring Estiennes woodcut devices (the basilisk in gold), decorative frames, headpieces and initials, but also by adding extensive decorations in rococo style, the whole using a large number of mostly bright colours plus gold and silver. Gold-tooled black sheepskin, the gold-tooled spine with the title, publisher and date in the 2nd and 6th of 7 compartments in roman capitals, gold-tooled board edges and turn-ins, gilt and richly gauffered edges, Dutch combed and curled endpapers. [32], “272” [= 268], 202, [2] pp. Full description
€ 95,000
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Rare, finely hand-coloured set of Buffon’s Histoire naturelle in its rarest and most luxurious form

BUFFON, Georges-Louis Leclerc de. Histoire naturelle, générale et particulière, avec la description du cabinet du roi. Nouvelle édition.
Dordrecht, Abraham Blussé, 1766-1799. 38 parts in 21 volumes. Large 4to. With more than 1100 hand-coloured engraved plates, 10 maps, 1 folding engraved table, and an engraved portrait of Buffon (by Houbraken, with an extra-added uncoloured portrait pasted on the verso). Contemporary, uniform half tanned sheepskin. Full description
€ 125,000
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Early 19th century edition of a woodcut plan imaging Nagasaki and Deshima

[MAP] BUNKINDO HAN. Hishu Nagasaki (no) zu (plan of Nagasaki, Hizen province).
(Nagasaki, Bunkindo, 1821). 615 x 870 mm. Large folding woodcut map of the port and city of Nagasaki, printed in three colours (ochre, blue and green) on four sheets. In Japanese ochre paper etui decorated with blue and white flowers and title label with Japanese characters pasted on, preserved in later dark blue cloth slipcase in Japanese style closing with two ivory clasps. Full description
€ 2,950
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First German/Latin edition of Catesbys influential "Natural History of Carolina, Florida and the Bahama Islands", richly illustrated and hand-coloured

CATESBY, Mark, Nicolaus Friederich EISENBERGER and Georg LICHTENSTEGER. Piscium serpentum insectorum aliorumque nonnullorum animalium nec non plantarum quarundam imagines ... | Die Abbildungen verschiedener Fische, Schlangen, Insecten, einiger andern Thiere, und Pflanzen...
Nürnberg, Johann Joseph Fleischmann, 1750. Folio. With 42 hand-coloured copperplate engravings (34.5 x 25 cm). Early nineteenth-century period-style half leather binding with marbled boards, title in gold-tooling to board in gilt lettering. [2], 42, [84] pp. Full description
€ 29,500
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4th copy located of a defence of the Archbishop of Goa against an attack by the Propaganda Fide untrimmed, most bolts unopened and the publishers printed front wrapper bound in

[CUNHA RIVARA, Joaquim Heliodoro da]. The Archbishop of Goa and the Congregation de Propaganda Fide.
"New-Goa" [= Panaji, near Goa], "printed at the national press", 1862 (wrapper 1863). 8vo in 4s with double-size sheets, giving 4to proportions (20.5 x 16 cm). With the original publishers front wrapper, printed letterpress on blue paper, repeating the title-page but in a decorative frame built up from typographic ornaments, with a different decorated swelled rule and dated 1863 rather than 1862. The imprint is set in back-sloping roman capitals. Half navy blue, gold-tooled goatskin morocco (later 19th-century), . 92 pp. Full description
€ 1,750
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First edition of an account of the qualities required of a ruler, written by a Franciscan in Goa

DEOS (DEUS), Jacinto de. Brachilogia de princepes, ...
Lisbon, António Craesbeeck de Mello, printer to "Sua Alteza" [= Prince Regent and future King Dom Pedro II], 1671. Small 8vo (15 x 9.5 cm). With 2 woodcut decorated initials (2 series). Contemporary sheepskin parchment without boards. [16], 299, [1 blank], [3], [1 blank] pp. Full description
€ 12,500
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First and only edition of a very important source on Franciscan missionaries
in China, Macao etc. in the late 17th century.

DEUS, Jacinto de. Vergel de plantas, e flores da provincia da Madre de Deos dos capuchos reformado. Composto pelo P. M. Fr. Iacinto de Deos, Lente de theologia, primeiro padre de mesma provincia, excommissario géral, & deputado do santo officio da inquisiçaõ de Goa na India Oriental: Offerecido & dedicado ao excellentissimo senhor D. Fr. Diogo Hernandes de Angvlo y Sandoval, Commissario geral que foy de toda a familia de nosso Padre S. Francisco, arcebispo de Sardenha, governador, & viz-rey no espiritual, & temporal naquelle reyno; & hoje do conselho da magestade catholica, bispo de Avila, embaixador extraordinario nestes reynos de Portugal: Pelo P. Fr. Amaro de Santo Antonio, ministro provincial , & primeiro padre da provincia da Madre de Deos de Goa.
Lisbon, Miguel Deslandes, 1690. 4to. Head- and endpieces, initials throughout. Later grained roan, raised bands on gilt spine, title on red label, sprinkled edges, marbled endpapers. [12], 479 pp. Full description
€ 28,500
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To bring the Embassy of Lord Amherst to China

HALL, Basil. Account of a voyage of discovery to the west coast of Corea and the great Loo-Choo Island. With an appendix, containing charts, and various hydrographical and scientific notices. And a vocabulary of the Loo-Choo language.
London, John Murray, 1818. Large 4to. Coloured plates of Sulpher Island, Korean Chief and his secretary, Napakiang, Loo Choo Chief and his two sons, Priest and Gentlemen of Loo Choo, the Prince of Loo Choo, scene after the Prince of Loo Choo's feast, Gentlemen of Loo Choo in his Cloak, some items of daily use for the inhabitants and the bridge at Napakiang. Later three quarter leather with spine raised in six compartents with gilt ornaments and two green leather title labels. XV, 222; CXXX, 64 pp. Full description
€ 3,950
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Wonderful collection of Jewish songs by one of the most influential scholars of Jewish musicology.

IDELSOHN, Abraham Zvi Songs of the Yemenite Jews. Collected and edited with an introduction. Thesaurus of Oriental Hebrew melodies.
Jerusalem; Berlin; Vienna, Benjamin Harz Verlag, 1922-1925.
With: (2) DELITZSCH, Franz. Physiologie und Musik in ihrer Bedeutung für die Grammatik, besonders die Hebräische. Mit physikalischen Abbildungen und einer musikalischen Beilage.
[Leipzig, Dörffling, 1868].
Black morocco with the title lettered in gold on the front board and spine. XII, 47, [3], 117, [1]; IX [1], 140; 47 [1] pp. Full description
€ 2,500
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Jesuit scholars in Asia: two contemporary transcripts of letters by renowned Jesuits

[JESUIT - LETTER - TERENTIUS (or SCHRECK), Johannes]. (drop-title 3r:) Exemplum l[ite]rar[um] R. P. Terentii ad R. Patrem Jacobum Köllerum ...
[in or shortly after 1623?]. Folio. The Latin text of both letters is written in a neat, uniform cursive hand in brown ink. Including: [JESUIT - LETTER - GALL, Johann Chrysostomus]. (drop-title 1r:) Literae P. Jo. Chrysostomi Gall Olyssiponae datae. 18th-century stiff blue paper wrappers. [8] pp. Full description
€ 8,500
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A 19th-century tourist's experiences during his travels to the Philippines

MAN, Jules de. Souvenirs d'un voyage aux Iles Philippines.
Antwerp, Imprimerie Stockmans & Moerincx, 1875. 8vo (22 x 15 cm). With 8 albumen prints, including 3 reproductions of drawings, representing the local population, mounted within printed frames on separate leaves with printed captions below. Original publisher's gold- and blind stamped red pebble-grained cloth, yellow endpapers. 268 pp. Full description
€ 2,950
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Four interesting original signed letters by the French explorer Hyacinthe de Bougainville

[AUTOGRAPH LETTERS]. BOUGAINVILLE, Hyacinthe Yves Philippe Pottentien, baron de. [Autograph letters by Hyacinthe de Bougainville].
[France], 18[35?], 1837, 18[38], and 1845. (1) 17.7 x 12 cm; (2) 17.7 x 12 cm; (3) 15.6 x 10 cm; (4) 20.4 x 13.2 cm. All four letters written in French, in an early 19th century cursive in brown ink. With the blind-stamped initials "H.B" in the top right corner of each letter. Including:
(1) [Autograph letter from Hyacinthe de Bougainville to Gaspar, baron Gourgaud].
[France], Saturday 26 September 18[35?].
(2) [Autograph letter from Hyacinthe de Bougainville to Madame Delpeche].
[France], 25 March 1837.
(3) [Autograph letter from Hyacinthe de Bougainville to a "Cher Ami"].
[France], 13 April 18[38?].
(4) [Autograph letter from Hyacinthe de Bougainville to a "Cher Ami" and his best "Comrade"].
[France], 16 December 1845.
Folded. [1], [1 blank]; [2], [1 blank] [1]; [3], [1 blank]; [2], [2 blank] pp. Full description
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Short manuscript descriptions of various birds, animals, plants and trees found in the forests of Ceylon (Sri Lanka)

[MANUSCRIPT - CEYLON - NATURAL HISTORY]. Schets van eenige zoorten van dieren welke in de bosschen omstreeks Cijlon gevonden worden.
[Ceylon (Sri Lanka) and the Netherlands?], [18th or 19th century?]. 8vo (16.5 x 10.5 cm). Written in a late 18th-century or early 19th-century cursive in French and Dutch.
With: (2) [MANUSCRIPT - FRENCH & DUTCH POEMS AND SONGS]. [Quelques Chansons]. Contemporary decorated paper wrappers. [28] pp. Full description
€ 1,750
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Two letters and a note by one of the most famous French explorers of the first half of the 19th century

[MANUSCRIPT LETTERS]. DUMONT D'URVILLE, Jules Sébastien César. [Autograph letter from Dumont D'Urville to Pierre Adolphe Lesson].
Paris, 19 September 1829. 13 x 10.2 cm.
(2) DUMONT D'URVILLE, Jules Sébastien César. [Autograph letter from Dumont D'Urville to Mr. Rousset].
Paris, 14 December 1841. 21 x 13 cm.
(3) [DUMONT D'URVILLE, Jules Sébastien César]. [Autograph note by Dumont D'Urville].
[France?, first half of the 19th century?]. 8 x 10 cm.
Written in French, in a neat early 19th century cursive in brown ink. Folded. Ad 1: [1], [2 blank], [1]; ad 2: [1], [2 blank], [1]; ad 3: [1], [1 blank] pp. Full description
€ 6,000
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Manuscript letter by the director of the VOC fort at Jaffanapatnam (Ceylon, now Jaffna, Sri Lanka) to his uncle, a VOC and city official in Rotterdam, asking for support

[MANUSCRIPT LETTER - VOC - CEYLON]. [Mattheus SCHENKENBERG]. [Contemporary copy of a letter dated 3 January 1699 from Mattheus Schenkenberg to his uncle Harmen van Soelen].
[Jaffanapatnam, Ceylon, 3 January 1699]. Folio (33 x 21 cm). The Dutch letter is written in a neat late 17th-century cursive hand in brown ink. Folded and kept together by an orange, white and blue piece of string in the left margin (1.5 cm from the edge of the leaves, in the middle). [5], [3 blank] pp. Full description
€ 1,950
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Excellent copy of one of the most influential seventeenth-century treatise on perspective

NICERON, Jean-François. La perspective curieuse du reverend P. Niceron. Minime divisee en quatre livres. Loptique et la catoptrique du R. P. Mersenne du meseme ordre, mise en lumiere aprés la mort de lautheur. Oeuvre tres-utile aux peintres, architects, sculpteurs graveurs, & à tous autres qui se meslent du dessein.
Paris, Jean du Puis, 1663.
Including: MERSENNE, Marin. L'optique et la catoptrique du reverend Pere Mersenne minime. Novvellement mise en lumiere, aprés lar mort de lautheur. Paris, the widow of F. Langlois, 1651.
2 works in 1 volume. Folio. With a (partially) folded full page engraved portrait of the author as a frontispiece, an engraved title-page, a large woodcut vignette on the title-page, 50 full page engraved plates (including 1 folding), all numbered in a decorative banner in the plate.Contemporary or near contemporary (late 17th or early 18th century) brown calf. [1], [1 blank], [1], [1 blank], [8], 191, [1]; [1], [1 blank], [10], 134, [2 blank] pp. Full description
€ 3,950
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Early edition of one of the most influential architectural treatise of the Renaissance

PALLADIO, Andrea. I quattro libri dell'architettura di Andrea Palladio. Ne' quali, dopo un breve trattato de' cinque ordini, et di quelli avertimenti che sono piu necessari nel fabricare; si tratta delle case private, delle vie, de i ponti, delle piazze, de i xisti, et de' tempii.
Venice, Bartolomeo Carampello, 1581. Folio. 4 parts, titles within woodcut border, woodcut illustrations, headpieces and initials, large number of architectural woodcuts, the majority full-page or near full-page, some double-page woodcuts, with blank leaves. Vellum. 67, [1 blank], 78, [2 blank], 46, [1], [1 blank], 133, [1], [2 blank] pp. Full description
€ 7,500
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One of the earliest grammars of the Thai language

PALLEGOIX, Denis-Jean-Baptiste. Grammatica liguae Thai, auctore D.J. Bapt. Pallegoix, episcopo mallensi vicario apostolico Siamensi.
Bangkok, ex typographia collegii assumptionis B.M.V., 1850. 4to. Title in a frame built up from of typographic ornaments, the texts is set in Thai and Latin script and with one page (p. 36) of music notation. Contemporary half gold-tooled mottled sheepskin, decorated paper over boards, marbled endpapers. [2], 241, [3] pp. Full description
€ 12,500
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The first Chinese drama and other intriguing Chinese customs in 18th-century Europe

PERCY, Thomas (editor). Miscellaneous pieces relating to the Chinese.
London, printed for R. and J. Dodsley, 1762. 2 volumes. Small 8vo. With an engraved frontispiece with Chinese characters in volume 1 and a quote from Confucius in Chinese characters and a Latin transliteration and translation serving as a vignette on both title-pages. Contemporary sprinkled calf, sewn on three supports with 5 false raised bands on the spine, gold-tooled volume numbers and double-fillet lines on the spines, gold-tooled board edges, red edges. [1], [1 blank], [1], [1 blank], [15], [1 blank], [2], 232; [1], [1 blank], [1], [1 blank], 248 pp. Full description
€ 3,750
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Missionary letters from Japan and India (1582-1597)

PERUSCHI, Giovanni Battista (Giambattista). Historica relatio, de potentissimi regis Mogor a Magno Tamerlane oriundi, ...
Mainz, Henricus Breem, 1598.
(2) FROIS, Luís. Nova relatio historica de statu rei Christianæ in Japonia ...
Mainz, Johannes Albinus, 1598.
(3) FROIS, Luís. De rebus Japonicis historica relatio, ...
Mainz, Johannis Albinus,1599. With a woodcut vignette on the title-page and in the text.
(4) SERRANUS, Marcus Attillius. De septem urbis Romae ecclesiis.
Cologne, Birckmann for Arnoldus Mylius, 1600. With woodcut printer's device on the title-page.
4 works in 1 volume. 8vo. With numerous woodcut initials, head- and tailpieces. Contemporary blind-tooled pigskin over wooden boards, sides blind-tooled with fillets, two portraits in medallions and "HEI" and "DVR", the original clasps and catch-plates preserved. [2], 53, [1, [1 blank] ll; "93" [=95], [3 blank]; [8], 314, [4]; [8], 142, [19], [3 blank] pp. Full description
€ 25,000
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One of the first photographic albums on China.

[PHOTOGRAPHY - CHINA]. [Chinese photographic album]. Album Chinois.
[Shanghai?], ca. 1860. 4to. 41 albumen printed photographs (most measuring 11 x 8 cm). Original publisher's black calico cloth, rebacked with black leather, blind-tooled boards with the title lettered in gold on the front board, gilt edges, yellow endpapers. [42] pp. Full description
€ 35,000
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First Dutch editions of 8 accounts of the Middle & Far East, from Marco Polo’s voyages to the capture of Formosa by the pirate Zheng Chenggong

POLO, Marco. Reisen, en beschryving der Oostersche lantschappen; ...
-HETOUM of Corycus. Historie der Oostersche lantschappen; ...
-[BRACCIOLINI, Poggio, and Girolamo di SANTO STEFANO]. Reysen naar Indien, en d'oostersche landen; gedaan by Nicolaus Venetus, en Jeronymus van St. Steven.
-[Anonymous VOC officer in Formosa]. Verhaal van de verövering van 't eylant Formosa door de Sinesen.
Amsterdam, Abraham Wolfgang, 1664. With 4 engraved plates.
(2) BOURGES, Jacques de. Naaukeurig verhaal van de reis des Bisschops van Beryte uit Frankryk te lant en ter zee naar China.
Amsterdam, Abraham Wolfgang, 1669. With 8 half-page engraved illustrations in text.
(3) Verhaal van drie voorname reizen naar Oostindien, te weten van Johan Jacobsz Saar, Volkert Evertsz, en Albrecht Herport.
-SAAR, Johann Jacob. De reisbeschryving ... naar Oostindien, sedert ... 1644. tot ... 1659. ...
-OLEARIUS, Adam. De beschryving der reizen van Volkert Evertsz. [= Volquard Iversen] naar Oostindien. ... uitgevaren in ... 1655. en in ... 1668 ... gekeert.
-HERPORT, Albrecht. De beschryving der Oostindische reizen ... sedert ... 1659. tot ... 1668. ...
Amsterdam, Jan Rieuwertsz & Pieter Arentsz, 1671 (works 2 and 3 dated 1670 on their title-pages). With 8 engraved plates, the last 4 sometimes attributed to Romeyn de Hooghe or his school.
3 editions (the 1st containing 4 works and the 3rd containing 3 works) in 1 volume. 4to.Contemporary vellum. [12], 99, [8], [1 blank], 70, [2], 25, [1 blank], 12; [2], 126; [6], 198 pp. Full description
€ 28,000
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One of the few known copies of one of the most remarkable ichthyological works ever, containing 100 extraordinary and brightly hand-coloured plates of tropical and fantastic fishes in the Indo-Pacific

RENARD, Louis. Poissons ecrevisses et crabes, de diverses couleurs et figures extraordinaires, que l'on trouve autour des Isles Moluques et sur les côtes des Terres Australes.
Amsterdam, Reinier & Josua Ottens, 1754. 2 volumes bound as 1. Folio. Title-page in red and black, a divisional-title for each volume and 100 engraved plates, vividly hand-coloured as published, showing 460 fishes and other marine animals. Contemporary calf, richly-gold tooled spine and bords, green morocco spine label with title in gold, decorated edges, marbled endpapers. Preserved in a professionally made black cloth box. [7] ll., 43 plates; [1] leaf, LVII plates, [4] ll. Full description
€ 125,000
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Of the utmost importance for leprosy in the Dutch East Indies, by the first Deshima doctor
to describe the medicine and culture of Japan to the West

RHYNE, Willem ten. Verhandelinge van de Asiatise melaatsheid, na een naaukeuriger ondersoek ten dienste van het gemeen.
Amsterdam, Abraham van Someren, 1687. With an ornament on the title-page.
With: (2) BEINTEMA VAN PEIMA, Joannes Ignatius Worp. Tabacologia, ofte korte verhandelenge over de tabak, desselvs deugd, gebruyk, ende kennisse: waar door aangeweesen wordt een wegh om lang, vroolijk, ende gesond te leeven.
The Hague, Levijn van Dijck, 1690. Lacking frontispiece. 2 works in 1 volume. 8vo. Contemporary vellum. [18], 181, [1 blank]; [12 (of 16)], 175, [1 blank] pp. Full description
€ 15,000
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First and only edition of the first English grammar of the Sindhi language rendered in 5 different scripts (3 lithographically)

[WATHEN, William Henry]. Grammar of the Sindhí language.
[Bombay/Mumbai], Government Gazette Press, F.D. Ramos printer, 1836. Small folio. With 9 lithographic pages showing alphabets in Multani, Khudabadi (with additional sample texts) and Devanagari scripts. The letterpress text is set in roman and italic types, with Sindhi words also transcribed in a nastaliq Arabic type. This copy has an (extra-added?) large folding lithographic map (34 x 43 cm; outer border 31.5 x 38 cm) covering most of what is now Iran, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Turkmenistan and parts of Azerbaijan, India and other surrounding regions. Contemporary black half sheepskin. [6], “70” [= 74 including or 64 excluding the lithographic leaves], [32] pp. Full description
€ 12,500
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Beautiful copy of this important treatise on entomology

WILKES, Benjamin. One hundred and twenty copper-plates of English moths and butterflies, representing their changes into the caterpillar, chrysalis, and fly-states, and the plants, flowers, and fruits, whereon they feed. Coloured with great exactness from the subjects themselves. With a natural history of the moths and butterflies, describing the method of managing, preserving, and feeding them.
London, printed for R. N. Rose by G. Verrall, Worthing, 1824. 4to. 120 hand-coloured plates, mainly 27,5 x 22,5 cm.
Half green (gold-tooled) morocco, marbled paper sides. VIII, [22], 63, [5] pp. Full description
€ 12,500
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