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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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1572 pharmaceutical work on medicines from the Greeks and Arabs

DU BOYS (SYLVIUS), Jean (Joannis de BOIS). In methodum miscendorum medicamentorum, quae in quotidiano sunt usu observationes, ex Graecic, Arabibus, & Neotericis.
Paris, Jaques Kerver, 1572. 8vo. With Kerver's woodcut device on title-page, depicting a unicorn with the family's arms, and a large cast ornament on the otherwise blank last page. Contemporary limp vellum, traces of ties. [8], 134, [10] ll. Full description
€ 4,500
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General Dufour's report on his victory in the Sonderbund War

[DUFOUR, Guillaume Henri]. Rapport général du commandant en chef des troupes fédérales sur l'armement et la campagne de 1847.
Bern, Imprimerie Staempfli; Zurich, Fréd. Schulthess, 1848. 8vo. With 6 folding lithographed maps (3 with certain features hand-coloured as published, mostly to show troup locations, and with a key to the colour coding). Contemporary tanned half sheepskin, gold-tooled spine. [2], 81, [1 blank] pp. Full description
€ 750
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Lavishly illustrated history of the Dutch cavalry, "among the most beautiful military publications in the world"

ES, N.J.A.P.H. van. Het historisch Museum van het Korps Rijdende Artillerie.
Arnhem, Coers & Roest and G.J. Thieme, [1898-1903]. 5 volumes bound as 10. Large 4to (37 x 31 cm). With numerous plates and illustrations and decorations in text, many beautifully coloured by hand and some highlighted with silver and/or gold. Including photographs and reproductions of historical documents. Original publisher's gold and blind-blocked cloth, upper edges gilt, other edges untrimmed.
With: (2) H.G. RAMBONNET. Geschiedenis van het Korps Rijdende Artillerie gedurende 1903-1928. (Colophon: The Hague, Mouton & Co, 1933). 1 volume. Large 4to (38.5 x 31 cm). With colour printed fronstipiece and many reproductions of photographs. Original publisher's decorated cloth, upper edges gilt, other edges untrimmed. Full description
€ 3,000
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Flower artist's engraved & hand-coloured sample-book

FREUDENBERG, Caroline von. Neue Blumenstraüsse, oder Muster zur feinen Stickkunst.
Nürnberg, Joh. Bernh. Geyer, [1814]. Oblong folio (24 x 37 cm). Sample-book of flower engravings comprising title-plate with wreath of flowers, and 5 sample plates with 6 engravings, the plates numbered [1], 2-6. Hand-coloured. Contemporary marbled wrappers with engraved orange title-label. Full description
€ 4,000
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12 original photographs of the Leiden Hortus Botanicus in the 1860s

GOEDELJEE, Jan. [Title on front cover:] Photographische gezichten in s Rijks Akademietuin te Leiden. 1866.
Leiden, 1866. Oblong folio. 12 original photographic albumen prints (ca. 19.5 x 25 cm) with rounded corners, mounted on paperboard leaves (30.5 x 37 cm), with tissue guard leaves. Contemporary blind-tooled green cloth with title in gold on the front board, silk endpapers. [12] ll. Full description
€ 4,250
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