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First edition of Johan van Twist's description of India

TWIST, Johan van. Generale beschrijvinghe van Indien. Ende in 't besonder van 't Coninckrijck van Guseratten, staende onder de beheersinge van den groot machtighen coninck Chaiahan: anders genaemt den grooten Mogor. ...
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- Corte beschrijvinghe van het coninckrijcke Cuncam, ofte Decam, staende onder de beheersinge, van den grootmachtigen Sultan, Mamedh, Idelxa, Coninck van Visiapour.
- Aenwijsinge van meest alle custen, drooghten ende reden, om door gansch Indien te seylen.
Batavia, Druckerye vande Gansen Pen, 1638 [= Amsterdam, J. Jansonius 1645]. 3 parts in 1 volume. Oblong 4to. Later half vellum. [12], 112 pp. Full description
€ 1,750
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Fencing in the Sicilian-Neapolitan school

VILLARDITA, Giuseppe. Trattato della scherma Siciliana, ove si mostra di seconda intentione con una linea retta; difendersi di qualsivoglia operatione di resolutione, che operata per ferire à qualunque, ò di punta, ò taglio, che accadesse in accidente di questionarsi. ... Con espressione di tutte le regole: che nascono di seconda operatione.
Palermo, Carlo Adamo, 1673. Small 8vo. Late 19th-century half tanned sheepskin with short-title in gold on spine, "Gustav" chemically marbled sides, shell-marbled endpapers, green ribbon marker. 16, [4] pp. Full description
€ 4,500
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Popular Dutch conjuring book

WITGEEST, Simon. Het nieuw vermeerdert natuurlyck tover-boeck of speel-toneel der konsten.
Amsterdam, Jan ten Hoorn (title-page: sold in Brussels by Emanuel de Grieck), 1715. 8vo. With an engraved frontispiece by the artist-engraver [Jacob] Harrewijn, title-page in red and black, many full-page woodcut plates and numerous woodcut illustrations in text. Contemporary calf with ornamental flowers on spine. [50], 518 pp. Full description
€ 1,500
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