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    • Bibliographic details: 's-Gravenhage, Dr. W. Junk, 1953. Large 8vo (24.7 x 17.1 cm). 64 pp. Original printed wrappers. The complete section on fungus weevils. Uncut. In near mint condition. Read more
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    • Bibliographic details: London, The Royal Society for the Encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce, 1847-1849. Two parts in two. Large 4to (23.5 x 17.2 cm). 502 pp. (viii, 144; 145-493, [i]); numerous text engravings; 46 plates, of which 13 in full colour, the others tinted or plain, including three larger, folded. Original, uniform printed wrappers. A beautifully illustrated work, by Sir Matthew Digby Wyatt (1820-1877), "a British architect and art historian who became Secretary of the Great Exhibition, Surveyor of the East India Company and the first Slade Professor of Fine Art at the University of Cambr... Read more
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    • Bibliographic details: London, Phillips & Fardon, [1810]. Small folio (23.5 x 19.0 cm). 274 fine, hand-coloured engraved plates [numbered 1-111; 113-274, 181*], in 55 original printed wrappers. A rare, complete set of all the plates - loose, as issued - of the second edition of this work, and of all 55 printed wrappers, which are often discarded by the bookbinders. Written by the British physician and botanist William Woodville (1752-1805), and first published between 1790-1794. "This work contains systematic and general descriptions of all the plants in the catalogues of the materia medica published by the Royal... Read more
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    • Bibliographic details: Wandsbeck near Hamburg, Gustav W. Seitz; London, Hildesheimer & Faulkner, [1870-1878]. Folio (37.4 x 29.1 cm). Frontispiece map in red and black; title in red and black; 71 pp.; 24 chromolithographed page-sized views, each with a printed tissue-guard. Publisher's very rich gilt polychrome, decorative cloth. Gilt title on the spine and front board. Pictorial endpapers. All edges gilt. In protective transparent (Mylar) sleeve. First English edition of the author's Nilbilder, which was first published in German in issues between 1871-1875, and again in 1881 in a form highly similar to this edi... Read more
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    • Bibliographic details: Dordrecht, Lips, 1910. Oblong folio (28.0 x 37.0 cm). 25 pp., printed in black and gold; with numerous illustrations, mostly after original photographs. String-bound embossed green wrappers with gilt vignette of the company logo. A fine commemorative catalogue, showing the production locations, facilities and processes, in particular of making high-quality safes and keys. "The company was founded in 1871 by Jacobus Lips. He soon began to specialize in the manufacture of safes. At the beginning of the 20th century, was one of the first factories in the Netherlands to begin manufacturing lock... Read more
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    • Bibliographic details: Detroit, MI, International Talent Management, ca. 1966. B/w glossy photo print (11.25 x 7.75 cm) by James Kriegsmann, signed in red and black ink by the group members, Abdul ‘Duke’ Fakir, Lawrence Payton, Renaldo ‘Obie’ Benson, and Levi Stubbs. A glossy, early publicity photo of one of the most successful representatives of the Motown R&B sound. The Four Tops were founded in the early 1960s, had a string of hits including two number one hits in the USA: I Can’t Help Myself (Sugar Pie Honey Bunch) (1964), and Reach Out (I’ll Be There) (1966). They remained in the top of the charts until well... Read more
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    • Bibliographic details: Leiden, S. Luchtmans and J. Luchtmans, 1839-1844. Three volumes in five, including a matching drop box. Folio (42.6 x 29.1 cm). 1379 pp.; 258 plates on 257 sheets (and one double, not counted), of which all but 81 finely hand-coloured, and four maps, of which one double-sized, and all but one partly hand-coloured. Uniform contemporary dark green half morocco over grained boards. Spines with five raised bands; gilt ornaments at head and foot, and gilt title. Speckled edges. An unusually well-preserved set - without the usual brittleness, toning and foxing. Carefully bound in five, contempora... Read more
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    • Bibliographic details: Moscow, Izdatelyistvo Akademii Nauk SSSR, 1952. Large 8vo (25.2 x 16.1 cm). 462, [i] pp., 304text figures. Publisher's black, white printed and blind-stamped cloth. An important contribution to the bark beetles. Includes the description of several new species from Russia, including Siberia. Here treated as a family, it is also regarded as a subfamily, Ipinae or tribe, Ipini of the Curculionidae, or true weevils. The illustrations of whole animals and taxonomically important parts are excellent. It includes illustrations of the often characteristic damage ("galeries") to trees too. Published... Read more
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    • Bibliographic details: Herbipoli (Würzburg), Johann André Endter & Wolfgang Endter junior, 1667. Thick 4to (20.6 x 16.8 cm) [21.6 x 19.5 x 9.8 cm]. Half-title, engraved title by I. Sandrart, letterpress title page in red and black, verso with engraved coat of arms ‘Honi soit qui mal y pense’. 1460 ([l], 1389 [xxi]) pp.; 61 engraved plates, numbered I-LVIII; A-C, of which six larger, double-folded. Contemporary, extensively blind-tooled pigskin boards. Spine with four raised bands. Boards with bevelled edges and with two leather straps and brass clasps. Edges blue. A copy in an extraordinarily nice, contemporary b... Read more
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    • Bibliographic details: Serravalle di Vinetia, Marco Claseri, 1604. Small 4to (19.8 x 14.4 cm). Title page with large, allegorical vignette; xviii, 504 pp.; three page-sized engravings with explanatory text on opposite leaves. Early 20th-century boards. Spine with two morocco labels with gilt borders, and title. First edition of an exceedingly rare work on the preparation and production of medicines. OCLC reports just two copies: one in Rome, one in Paris. In 1661 a German translation, Josephi Santini gu¨ldene Apoteck : von Praeparirung und Bereitung allerley Artzneyen, deren man heut zu Tag sich gebrachet wider a... Read more
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    • Bibliographic details: Japan, ca. 1890. Albumen print (26.5 x 21.2 cm), with additional colouring. A nice, large photo, captioned B 1159 Samurai Waking Style. This photograph shows a studio portrait of a samurai, full-length, standing between two potted conifers and bamboo. “Samurai were the hereditary military nobility and officer caste of medieval and early-modern Japan from the 12th century to their abolition in the 1870s. They were the well-paid retainers of the daimyo (the great feudal landholders). They had high prestige and special privileges such as wearing two swords. They cultivated the bushido codes of... Read more
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    • Bibliographic details: Paris, Alexandre Iolas, [1974]. Oblong leporello with 23 folds (16.1 x 590.4 cm), with stiff printed boards(16.1 x 24.6 cm). A nearly six-meter-long, harmonica-folded publication, with a signed dedication, in ink, by the author and artist, Niki de Saint Phalle (1930-2002), to "Wim". Wim is Wim Arent Louis Beeren (1928-2000), former director of the Boymans-van Beuningen Museum in Rotterdam, and the Stedelijk Museum (municipal museum) in Amsterdam, a leading museum in the avant-garde world ever since its foundation in the late 19th century. As director of the Stedelijk Museum, Beeren was resp... Read more
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    • Bibliographic details: Nürnberg, C. Weigel, 1780. 8vo (17.4 x 10.6 cm). Title page; [xii], 362, [xxii] pp.; 38 fine, original hand-coloured plates. Contemporary half calf over speckled boards. Spine with five raised bands; compartments with gilt ornamental lines and floral vignettes; tan morocco label with gilt title. Pastedowns marbled. Speckled edges. A beautiful, very well-preserved copy of a rare work and - in this case - an unrecorded edition. The illustrations in this copy are carefully hand-coloured and bright. Illustrations include the lunar systems of Jupiter and Saturn, the signs of the zodiac and other... Read more
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    • Bibliographic details: Amsterdam, Amsterdamsche Grafische School, 1923-1928. In two volumes. Square 4to (25.0 x 24.0 cm). 96 [33; 63] pp.; 35 [35; 0] plates (including several in full colour). Numerous text illustrations, including portraits (tipped-in). Pictorial wrappers in three colours. Two seldom seen if not rare publications by and about the famous Amsterdamsche Grafische School, an educational institute whose teachers and pupils created and disseminated the virtues of the Amsterdamse School, an architectonical design style transitional between Art Nouveau (Jugendstil) and Art Deco. Illustrations show origi... Read more
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    • Bibliographic details: Amsterdam, E. van Hartevelt, 1768. 8vo (18.8 x 11.7 cm). Title in red and black with engraved vignette; [iv], 260, [iv] pp.; ten finely engraved plates. Contemporary full mottled calf; spine with five raised, gilt-ornamented bands; compartments rich gilt with floral vignettes, and burgundy morocco label with gilt title. Front board with gilt-crowned vignette, board edges gilt-lined. Marbled endpapers. Edges red. First edition. Jean-Baptiste [René] Robinet (1735-1820) was a French naturalist, known for his work De la nature (1761-1768). The first four parts were published in 1761-1763, follo... Read more
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    • Bibliographic details: Moscow, Izdatelyistvo Akademii Nauk SSSR, 1952. Large 8vo (25.5 x 16.2 cm). 234, [ii] pp.; 47 text figures. Publisher's black printed and blind-stamped cloth. An important contribution to the jewel beetles, in particular the Buprestininae, Ancylocheirini, Capnidini, Buprestini, and Chrysobothrini. Includes the description of several new (sub)genera and species from Russia, including Siberia. The illustrations of whole animals and taxonomically important parts are excellent. Published in the series Fauna USSR. In Russian. A very good, clean and unmarked copy. Very uncommon. Read more
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    • Bibliographic details: Amstelodami [Amsterdam], Civitas Publica, 1810. 4to (24.8 x 21.7 cm). [vi], 50, [i] pp. Original blind front wrapper. The botanist Caspar Reinwardt (1773-1854) was professor of Natural History at the university of Harderwijk (where Linnaeus received his doctoral degrees) and later professor at the Amsterdam Atheneum (1810-1815) and this is his rare second oration. See Stafleu and Cowan 4, p. 709. Rear leaf (blank, except for the printed errata on recto) with a stain, otherwise a fine, clean copy. Read more
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    • Bibliographic details: [Quebec], The Assembly, 1831. 8vo (21.4 x 13.0 cm). 117 [56; 61] pp., Contemporary boards with hand-written title and blind cloth spine cover. The bilingual report (English, followed by French) of an exploration expedition by Toussaint Pothier (1771-1845) in the eastern Canadian province of Quebec. The area was of importance because of the fur trade, its logging possibilities and the subsequent development of the timber industry. This publication contains a day-by-day narrative of the itinerary, a list of participants and how much they were paid, as well as a summary of all other costs. Fur... Read more
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    • Bibliographic details: Alt-Wiener Stichmuster. Petit Point. 32 farbige Tafeln nach alten Originalen. Mit einer Einführung von Frieda Pollak-Sorrer. Wien, Manz, 1923. Small oblong folio (12.5 x 18.1 cm). 16 pp. (including title page); 32 numbered, full colour prints, each on a separate oblong, glossy cardboard sheet. Preserved in original green linen dropbox with black logo on top board; gold paper covered sides and irridescent silken pastedowns. A well-preserved luxury box with 32 fine examples of flower embroidery. The patterns shown are typical traditional folk art, with little influence of "modern" art movemen... Read more
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