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One of the most voluminous herbals ever printed,
with over 2400 woodcut illustrations

TABERNAEMONTANUS, Jacobus Theodorus. [Engraved general title-page:] New vollkommen Kräuter-Buch, darinnen uber 3000. Kräuter, mit schönen und kunstlichen Figuren, … [Letterpress title-page:] New vollkommenlich Kräuter-Buch, …
Basel, Jacob Werenfels for Johann Königs, 1664. 3 parts in 1 volume. Folio. With a general engraved title-page (a letterpress title in richly engraved borders), 3 letterpress part-titles, and more than 2400 woodcut illustrations in text. Contemporary richly blind-tooled pigskin. Full description
€ 4,500
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Manual on field fortification for young officers

TIELKE, Johann Gottlieb. Unterricht für die Officiers, die sich zu Feld-Ingenieurs bilden, oder doch den Feldzügen mit nutzen beywohnen wollen, durch Beyspiele aus dem letzten Kriege erläutert, und mit nöthigen Plans versehen ... Vierte rechtmässige und vermehrte Auflage.
Dresden and Leipzig, Johann Samuel Gerlach, 1787. 8vo. With an engraved frontispiece, engraved armorial headpiece on leaf A3, 32 (folding) engraved plates and 5 letterpress folding tables. Later paper-covered boards. Full description
€ 500
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150 attractive engravings of flowers, tree leaves, and other plants

TRATTINNICK, Leopold. Botanisches Album, oder Sammlung ausgewählter, naturgetreuer Abbildungen, der merkwürdigsten Pflanzen, Blumen, Früchte, Sträucher u.s.w. nebst deren Benennung. Zusammengetragen aus Leop. Trattinnick's ... sämmtlichen botanischen Werken.
Vienna, R. Sammer, [ca. 1850]. 4to. With 150 engraved plates, a few printed in light-green. Contemporary blue/green stiff paper wrappers. Full description
€ 2,750
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Admiral Tromp sends 10 captured ships and their captains to the Admiralty

TROMP, Maarten Harpertsz. [Autograph letter in Dutch, signed, addressed to the Admiralty at Middelburg or Rotterdam].
On board the ship The Maid of Dordrecht, before Mardijk, 31 July 1642. Folio (31 x 20 cm). Letter written in brown ink on a folio bifolium, with the text on p. 1 (pp. 2-3 blank), originally folded 3 more times for sending (to 8 x 10 cm) with the address on one side and Tromp's red wax armorial seal (helmed and mantled, only the upper part surviving) on the other (now both p. 4), perforated below the seal through all 16 layers, for a ribbon or cord that does not survive. Full description
€ 4,000
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