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Rare work on the political history of England written for King James I's son
by a famous antiquary and politician

COTTON, Sir Robert Bruce. Warrs with forregin[!] princes dangerous to our Common-Wealth: or reasons for forreign wars answered. With a list of all the confederates from Henry the first reign to the end of Queen Elizabeth. Proving that the kings of England alwayes preferred unjust peace before the justest warre.
London, William Shears, 1657.
Including: [COTTON, Sir Robert Bruce]. The French charity; written in French by an English gentleman, upon occasion of Prince Harcourt's coming to England; and translated into English by F.S.J.E.
London, William Shears, 1655. Small 8vo. Woodcut head- and tailpieces & initials. Contemporary calf. [2], 96; [2], 10 pp. Full description
€ 1,950
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Rare first edition of Daelman's treatise on cures for various diseases, dedicated to the director of the Dutch East India Company

DAELMANS, Aegidius (Gilles). De nieuw-hervormde genees-konst, gebouwt op de gronden van het alcali en acidum. Waar in kortelijk, volgens de gronden van de heedendaagse nieuwe practijk, alle ziekten, met weinig omslag geneesen worden.
Amsterdam, Jan ten Hoorn, 1687. 8vo. Title-page in red and black with a small woodcut on the title-page (a landscape with a man digging with a spade in the foreground and another sewing seeds in the background), 1 woodcut decorated initial and 2 plain roman initials. 19th-century boards covered with brown sprinkled paper, printed spine label, red sprinkled edges. [20], 164, [8] pp. Full description
€ 2,500
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Rare text of the defensive alliance between England and the Dutch Republic, just before the official Peace of Nijmegen in August 1678

[ENGLAND & DUTCH REPUBLIC - TREATY]. Traitté dalliance defensive, entre lAngleterre et les Estats Generaux, conclu le 3. Mars 1678.
Cologne [recté: Amsterdam?], "Pierre Marteau", 1680. 4to. With the woodcut English royal arms on the title-page. 19th-century brown paper wrappers. [8] pp. Full description
€ 1,500
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Inspiring children to learn botany in 1536

ESTIENNE, Charles. De re hortensi libellus, vulgaria herbarum, florum, ac fructicum, qui in hortis conseri solent nomina Latinis vocibus efferre docens ex probatis authoribus. In puerorum gratiam atque utilitatem.
Paris, Robert Estienne, 1536. 8vo. With Estienne's woodcut printer's device on title-page. 19th Century half brown morocco, red painted edges. 96, [15], [1 blank] pp. Full description
€ 1,500
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Rare document of National Socialist industrial imperialism in Eastern Europe

[FABRICS - NATIONAL SOCIALISM - KRONE]. Anilinovi boi za vulna, poluvulna, pamuku i izk[ustvena] koprina. [Aniline dyes for wool, blended wool fabric and cotton].
Sofia & Cherven Bryag, Alexander & Stoyan P. Darakchiev, [1938?]. With 256 well-preserved wool yarn and fabric samples showing a wide range of colours of aniline dyes, solidly mounted on thick cardboard. Original publishers gold-stamped black cloth with the "Krone" logo on the front board and title and publisher on the front board and spine. 26 pp. Full description
€ 14,000
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Interesting collection of acts promulgated by the 14th parliament of Great Britain

[GREAT BRITAIN - PARLIAMENT]. Anno regni George III. Regis Magnae Britanniae, Franciae, & Hiberniae, decimo octavo. At the parliament begun and holden at Westminster, the twenty-ninth day of November, Anno Domini 1774, in the fifteenth year of the reign of our sovereign Lord George the Third ... And from thence continued, by several prorogations, to the twentieth day of November 1777; being the fourth session of the fourteenth parliament of Great Britain.
London, Charles Eyre & William Strahan, 1778. Folio. Modern brown pigskin, title in gold on spine. [ca. 780] pp. numbered to 1594 with gaps. Full description
€ 1,750
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Important diplomatic gift from the Indian head of Sirohi to the highest British resident of Rajahstan

HERZOG, P.A. & P. HIGGINS (photos). [Title on front cover:] The Abu album, 1895-96.
Mhow, Central India, Herzog & Higgins, 1896 (presented in 1904). Oblong folio (35 x 50 cm). With 43 gelatin silver photographs including one two-part panorama and a portrait of the Maharao of Sirohi. All ca. 21 x 28 cm. Mounted on rectos and versos of thick card album leaves, with protective tissue papers, with printed captions pasted below. Contemporary blind-tooled morocco, title in gold on front cover, gilt edges. [22] ll. Full description
€ 12,500
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Extensive reports on the British suppression of the slave trade

[SLAVE TRADE]. HOUSE OF COMMONS. [General title-page]: Reports from committees: eighteen volumes. [no. 16]. Slave trade. Session 18 November 1847 - 5 September 1848.
London, 1848. 5 parts in 1 volume. Folio. Red cloth.
With: (2) HOUSE OF COMMONS. First [Second] report from the select committee on the slave trade; together with the minutes of evidence, and appendix.
[London], 24 May 1849. 2 parts in 1 volume. Folio. With a folding lithographed map. Modern blue half calf, gold-tooled spine. Ad 1: [4], IV, 278; IV, 179, [1 blank]; IV, 233, [1 blank]; 27, [1]; XII, 111, [1] pp.; Ad 2. IV, 171, [1]; XXX, 33, [1] pp. Full description
€ 8,500
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Unique photo album of a hunting club in British India, including photographs of the first flight of the Indian Transcontinental Airways

[PHOTOGRAPHY - INDIA - HUNTING]. [Photograph album showing hunting society in Britsh India].
[Cambridge, Mumbai, New Delhi], Scott & Wilkinson, Clifton & Co, Hamilton Studios and Kinsey Bros., [ca. 1933-1935]. With 105 photographs mounted in the album (ranging from 16 x 28 cm to 4 x 6 cm), 2 photographs loosely inserted and a watercolour mounted at the back (11.5 x 21 cm). Oblong half morocco photograph album by W. Johnson & sons, London. 53 ll. Full description
€ 9,500
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