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F4QFG1YNZ8OA: TERENCE (TERENTIUS AFER, PUBLIUS). - Comoediae sex, ... commentario perpetuo illustratae. Accedunt interpretes vetustiores, Aelius Donatus, ... Frid. Lindenbruchii observationes ... Curavit Arn. Henr. Westerhovius. The Hague, Pierre Gosse, 1726. 3 parts in 2 volumes, bound as 1. 4to (26 x 21.5 x 12 cm). With 2 title-pages printed in red and black, each preceded by the same frontispiece, and a full-page portrait of Terence. Mottled richly gold-tooled calf (1771 or shortly before), each board with the crowned Zwolle coat of arms above a panel with "ZWOLLÆ." as centrepiece. The binding was made by the First Zwolle Prize bindery, tentatively associated with Simon Clement, with the manuscript prize inscription from the rector of the Zwolle gymnasium dated summer 1771.
74RD10G5BNTU: THEOCRITUS, HESIOD, AND OTHERS. - [Indication of contents in Greek followed by Latin:] Haec insunt in hoc libro. Theocriti Eclogae triginta. Genus Theocriti & De inventione bucolicorum. Catonis Romani sententiae paraeneticae Distichi. Sententiae septem sapientum. De invidia. Theognidis megarensis siculi sententiae Elegiacae. Sententiae monostichi per capita ex variis poetis. Aurea carmina Pythagorae. Phocylidae Poema admonitorium. Carmina Sibyllae erythraeae De Christo Jesu domino n[ost]ro. Differentia vocis. Hesiodi Theogonia. Eiusdem Scutum Herculis. Eiusdem Georgicon libri duo.Venice, Aldus Manutius, February "1495" [=1496]. Folio. With 8 fine woodcut headpieces (2 by the famous Poliphilus master) plus 29 repeats, and 23 woodcut outline interlaced initials (3 series: 3-line, 5-line and 7-line) plus 16 repeats. Modern red morocco, gold- and blind-blocked.
F6BA0XRBPUPB: THÉVENOT, MELCHISEDEC JEAN-BAPTISTE. - Alle de gedenkwaardige en zeer naauwkeurige reizen …; mitsgaders de voornaamster byzonderheden van d'Archipel, Konstantinopolen, 't Heilige Land, Egypten, de woestynen van Arabie, Mekka … Amsterdam, Gerrit Bos, 1731. 4to. With engraved title-page, standing portrait of the author in Eastern garb, 19 engraved plates (including 2 folding) drawn, etched and engraved by Jan Luyken. 18th-century half calf, sprinkled-paper sides, refurbished in the 19th century and with a 20th-century spine label.
E4BF131DOXZX: THÜMMEL, HANS WILHELM VON. - Historische, statistische, geographische und topographische Beiträge zur kenntniss des herzogthums Altenburg. Altenburg, 1818. Folio. With 38 hand-coloured engraved portraits (a few with signatures of the subjects), 1 uncoloured engraved portrait, engraved map of the area by L. Michaelis after A. Krehan, small engraved map in text showing the districts Paditz and Kotteritz, and 1 engraved text. Contemporary boards.
FA7FOWKLY36G: THUNBERG, CARL PETER AND JONAS NICLAS AHL. - Specimen ichthyologicum de Muraena et Ophichtho, ... in audit. Horti Botanici, d. 27 Jun. 1789. ... Uppsala, Johan Edman, [1789]. 4to. With 2 engraved plates by Ahl, showing 4 different species of Muraena. Disbound.
5667: [THURAH, LAURIDS DE]. - Den Danske Vitruvius … | Le Vitruve Danois … | Der Dänische Vitruvius.Copenhagen, Ernst Henrich Berlings, 1746-1749. 2 volumes. Imperial folio (48 x 30.5 cm). With richly engraved architectural frontispiece, and 281 engraved and etched plates, including 5 double-page, with architectural plans, designs and views of the Danish castles, manors, public buildings, churches, etc., including beautiful bird's-eye views of houses and gardens, views of the city of Copenhagen, etc., as well as interior architectural designs for mantelpieces, doorways, altars, pulpits, etc., by Michael Keijl and C.L. Wüst, after the drawings by L. de Thurah (Thieme-Becker attributes the views to J.J. Bruun). 20th-century half brown goatskin, gold-tooled spine.
I48CHMM6LSID: TIELKE, JOHANN GOTTLIEB. - Unterricht für die Offiziers die sich zu Feldingenieurs bilden, oder doch den Feldzügen mit Nutzen beywohnen wollen, durch Beyspiele aus dem letzten Kriege erläutert, und mit nöthigen Plans versehen...Vienna, Johann Thomas Edlen von Trattnern, 1785. 8vo. With an engraved frontispiece and 32 folding engraved plates. 19th-century green half morocco.
F56FDF7PO4NR: TILESIUS, ADOLPH VON [=WILHELM GOTTLIEB TILESIUS VON TILNAU]. - Naturhistorische Abhandlungen und Erläuterungen besonders die Petrefactenkunde betreffend[.] Kassel, Johann Christian Krieger & Co., 1826. Royal 4to (31 x 21 cm). With 8 numbered hand-coloured lithographed folding plates. Contemporary red grained gold-tooled sheepskin, richly gold-tooled spine.
H61BFWWJLAPY: TITSINGH, ISAAC. - Cérémonies usitées au Japon, pour les mariages, les funérailles, et les principals fêtes del'année; … Orné de 24 gravures, faites d'après des peintures japonaises.Paris, Nepveu (back of half-title: printed by d’Hautel), 1822. 3 volumes. 18mo. With 23 (of 24?) etched plates (including 3 as frontispiece, and 17 folding), all but one in contemporary hand-colouring. Late 19th-century, gold-tooled brown half morocco, gilt edges.
S1771: TOKUNAGA, SHIGEYASU (EDITOR). - Report of the first scientific expedition to Manchoukuo under the leadership of Shigeyasu Tokunaga. June - October 1933. Section V [Zoology]. Tokyo, Office of the Scientific Expedition to Manchoukuo, Faculty of Science and Engineering, Waseda University, 1934-1939. 12 volumes (26.5 x 19 cm). With many illustrations in text, 287 full-page plates (126 coloured) and a folding table. Original publisher's stiff printed wrappers.
E3TH5II5O4P3: TOLL, WYNAND AND JAN LEENDERTSZ. TIMMERMAN (BROKERS). - Executie van een Sneker vaertuyg, genaemt een kof, gevoert by Pieter Martensz. Hollander, op den 28 november, 1698. [Amsterdam, 1698]. Half-sheet (ca. 33 x 21 cm).
D1OCWDPH6BFH: TORÉN, OLOF. - Voyage de Mons. Olof Torée[,] Aumonier de la Compagnie Suedoise des Indes Orientales, fait à Surate, à la Chine &c.Milan, Reycends brothers, 1771.With:(2) ECKEBERG, Carl Gustaf. Précis historique de l'économie rurale des Chinois.Milan, Reycends brothers, 1771.(3) BLACKFORD, Dominique de. Précis de l'état actuel des colonies Angloises dans l'Amérique Septentrionale. Milan, Reycends brothers, 1771. 3 works in 1 volume. 12mo. Contemporary French mottled calf, gold-tooled spine.
CCKDEE01U79O: TORSELLINI (TURSELLINUS), ORAZIO. - Het leven vanden heylighen Franciscus Xaverius die den eersten vande Societeyt Jesu het H. Evangelie in Indien ende Japonien heeft ghepredickt. Antwerp, Cornelis Woons, 1646. 8vo. Contemporary vellum.
DBGC6VTDMSGH: TOSTATUS (TOSTADO DE MADRIGAL), ALFONSO. - Super Leviticum in sensu litterali nova et hactenus abscondita a se edita commentaria. (Colophon: Venice, Petrus Liechtenstein, 1529). With title-page printed in red and black with a large woodcut containing the coats of arms of the Emperor Charles V (Charles I of Spain) and two bishops (the author and perhaps a relative), leaf 2 with a woodcut of the author writing at his desk, with his arms, and a woodcut initial with the other bishop's arms inside the letter, the arms in the initial and some lines of text printed in red. Printed in two columns. With: (2) TOSTATUS, Alfonso. Opus super Deuteronomium.(Colophon: Venice, Petrus Liechtenstein, 1528). With title-page printed in red and black, leaf 1 with a woodcut of the author writing at his desk, with his arms (not the same woodcut as in ad 1), and a woodcut initial with the other bishop's arms as in ad 1. Printed in two columns. 2 works in 1 volume. Folio. Contemporary blind- and gold-tooled tanned sheepskin over wooden boards; each board in a panel design with 2 (on the back board 3) different vine rolls, rules, and on the front board a central medaillon depicting Bathsheba kneeling before King David playing his harp, and a half dozen separate stamps, with author and title at the head, "Thostati Super Leviti et Deuteronomy" and the binding date MDXXXII (1532); blind-tooled spine, remnants of brass anchor plates on the back board (for straps?), catch plates on the front board lacking.
I14BNBAMKKG8: [TOULOUSE - PHARMACOPOEIA]. PURPAN, PONS-FRANÇOIS. - Codex medicamentarius, seu, pharmacopoea Tolosana, amplissimi senatus autoritate munita, ex mandato noblissimorum et vigilantissimorum capitolinorum in lucem edita.Toulouse, Arnaldus Colomerius, 1648. Small 4to (22 x 18 cm). With woodcut device on title-page, including the arms of Toulouse. Early boards, rebacked.
J7KGMTU1IEVG: [TRANSVAAL ROYAL COMMISSION]. - Report of the commissioners appointed to inquire into and report upon all matters relating to the settlement of the Transvaal territory. Part 1[-2].With:- Further correspondence respecting the affairs of the Transvaal and adjacent territories.- Further correspondence respecting the affairs of the Bechuanaland and adjacent territories.- Report of the commissioners appointed to determine land claims and to effect a land settlement in British Bechuanaland.- Correspondence respecting the affairs of Pondoland [3 parts].London, George Edward Eyre and William Spottiswoode, 1882-1888. 2 volumes. Folio. With a total of 21 folding lithographed maps, many coloured in outline. Contemporary brown cloth.
5473: 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.
J3AB9G6C7E9R: [TUCKER, CHARLOTTE MARIA] AND THEODORUS MATTHIJS LOOMAN. - Abbeokoeta; of de dageraad tusschen de keerkringen: eene schets van het ontstaan en den vooruitgang der zending in Yorriba. Uit het Engelsch naar den vijfden druk vertaald, en tot op den jongsten tijd bijgewerkt.Amsterdam, H. Höveker (back of half-title: for the "Vereeniging ter bevordering van Christelijke lectuur"), 1860. 12mo. With chromolithographed frontispiece, 3 lithographed maps (2 double-page and 1 folding), 1 chromolithographed plate and 8 wood-engraved plates. Contemporary half cloth.
C5JGY701U79O: TWIST, JOHAN VAN. - Generale beschrijvinghe van Indien. Ende in 't besonder kort verhaal van de regering, ceremonien, handel, vruchten en geleghentheydt van 't Koninckrijck van Gusuratten, staende onder de beheerschinghe van den Groot-Machtighen Koninck Cajahan: anders genaemt den grooten Mogor ... Hier achter is by-gevoeght de aenwijsinge van meest alle kusten, drooghten ende reeden, om door gantsch Indien te zeylen.Amsterdam, for Joost Hartgers, 1648. 4to. With woodcut printer's device on the title-page. 19th-century marbled wrappers.
6788: TYPOTIUS, JACOBUS AND OCTAVIO DE STRADA. - Symbola divina & humana pontificum imperatorum regum; ex musaeo Octavii de Strada civis Romani. Accessit brevis & facilis isagoge Jacobi Typotii. Arnhem, Johan Friderich Hagen, 1666. 12mo. With architectural frontispiece and 177 full-page engravings, all but 2 with a double cartouche containing 2 emblems, making 352 emblems in total. Contemporary overlapping gold-tooled vellum.
E4HED101U79O: UCHIDA MASAO. - Yochi shiryaku [Compendium of world geography]. [Tokyo], Meiji 4 [= 1871]. (25.5 x 17 cm). With the title and all text in Japanese, printed from woodblocks on rice paper, with 1 double-page, 2 full-page and 2 half-page maps and 12 full-page and 23 half-page illustrations of architecture, people and costumes, topography, plants and animals. Original publisher's heavy paper wrapper.
8BGGA0JMB8EQ: ULPIANUS OF EMESA AND VALERIUS HARPOCRATION. - Commentarioli in olynthiacas, philippicasque Demosthenis orationes. Enarrationes saneque necessariae in tredecim orationes Demosthenis. ...Dictionarium decem Rhetorum. [preceded by the titles in Greek].(Colophon: Venice, heirs of Aldus Manutius, and his father-in-law Andrea Torresano d’Asola [& sons], June) 1527. Folio (31 x 21 cm). With Aldus's famous woodcut dolphin device on the title-page and an older but very similar version on the verso of the otherwise blank last leaf. Set in Greek type (the Upianus in 1 column; the Harpokation in 2 columns) with incidental roman. Recased in 18th-century vellum over flexible boards.
6198: [UTRECHT - LAW]. - Costumen, usantien pollitien ende stijl van procederen der stadt jurisdictie, en[de] vrijheyt va[n] Utrecht gheapprobeert en[de] ghedecreteert, . . .[Colophon:] Amsterdam, printed by Willem Jacobsz. and sold at Utrecht by Jan van Gelre, 1550. 4to. With the title and the arms of the city of Utrecht in red and black in a 4-piece woodcut frame with figures and decoration, the arms repeated below the red and black colophon with the publisher's authenticating signature in dark brown ink; 3 different woodcut coats of arms for the Habsburg Holy Roman Emperor Charles V, each with a different bearing: 2 small in the text, with his motto "plus oultre", and a full-page one on the verso of the last leaf. Late 18th-century boards, marbled paper sides.
J9DCGJIDPIHD: UTTERBOM, JOANNES AND ENGELBER JÖRLIN. - Specimen botanico-oeconomicum, de usu quarundam plantarum indigenarum prae exoticis.Lund, Berling, 1769. 4to. Disbound, red sprinkled edges.
C97G4AYK6PVE: UYTENBOGAERT (WTENBOGAERT), JOHANNES AND BERNARD DWINGLO. - Oorspronck ende voortganck der Nederlantsche kerckelijcke verschillen tot op 't Nationale Synodus van Dordrecht.Amsterdam, Cornelis de Leeuw, 1648. 2 parts in 1 volume. Small folio (28.5 x 19.5 cm). 18th-century half vellum.
22546: VADIANUS, JOACHIM (JOACHIM VON WATT). - Epitome trium terrae partium, Asiae, Africae et Europae compendiariam locorum descriptionem continens, praecipue autem quorum in actis Lucas, passim autem evangelistae & apostoli meminere.Zurich, Christoph Froschauer, 1534. Folio. With woodcut printer's device on title-page, numerous decorated woodcut initials and a double page woodcut world map "Typus cosmographus universalis" after Sebastian Münster. Modern calf.
6787: VAENIUS, OTTO (OTTO VAN VEEN). - Le theatre moral de la vie humaine, representée en plus de cent tableaux divers, tirez du poëte Horace ... et expliquez en autant de discours moraux par le sieur de Gomberville. Avec la table du philosophe cebes. Brussels, François Foppens, 1672. Folio. With engraved illustration on title-page, engraved author’s portrait, 103 engraved emblems by Pierre Daret after Otto Vaenius, and an engraved folding plate. 18th-century gold-tooled tree calf.
F12G7ZJWFLDA: VAENIUS, OTTO (OTTO VAN VEEN). - Emblemata sive symbola a principibus, viris eeclesiasticis, ac militaribus, aliisque usurpanda. Devises ou emblemes pour princes, gens d'eglise, gens de guerre, & aultres.Brussels, Huybrecht Anthoon, 1624. 4to. With engraved device on title-page, and 207 numbered emblems on 23 engraved plates. 19th-century brown half cloth.
GBN9SNWUBQCC: VAERNEWIJCK, MARCUS VAN. - Die historie van Belgis, diemen anders namen mach: Den spieghel der Nederlantscher audtheyt.Ghent, widow of Gheeraert van Salenson, 1574. Small folio (28 x 19.5 cm). With Salenson's woodcut device, the woodcut coat-of-arms of the author on the back of the title-page, and woodcut illustrations in the text (7 coats of arms, including 1 block repeated but with an added crown; and about 16 mostly pictorial illustrations plus about 38 repeats). 19th-century boards covered with paper.
J1IB99GRMUIG: [VAIRASSE D'ALLAIS, DENIS AND THOMAS SMITH]. - Geographisches Kleinod, aus zweyen sehr ungemeinen Edelgesteinen bestehend; darunter der Erster eine Historie der New-gefundenen Völcker Sevarambes genannt, ... Der Ander aber vorstellet die seltzamen begebenheiten herren T.S. eines englischen Kauff-Herrens...[Sultzbach], printed by Abraham Lichtenthaler, 1689. 4to. With engraved frontispiece, 16 engraved plates and some woodcut initials. Contemporary vellum.
I7JD63PR1EKO: VALENTIJN, FRANÇOIS. - Oud en nieuw Oost-Indiën, vervattende een naaukeurige en uitvoerige verhandelinge van Nederlands mogentheyt in die gewesten, ... Te zamen dus behelzende niet alleen een zeer nette beschhryving van alles, wat Nederlands Oost-Indiën betreft, maar ook 't voornaamste dat eenigzins tot eenige andere Europeërs, in die gewesten, betrekking heeft.Dordrecht, Johannes van Braam; Amsterdam, Gerard onder den Linden, 1724-1726. 5 volumes. Folio. With engraved frontispiece, engraved dedication to Egidius van den Bempden, engraved author's portrait, 264 (of 265) engraved plates (many folding), 8 letterpress folding tables, and 80 engravings in text. Contemporary calf, gold-tooled spine with a floral/ornithological tool in 5 of 7 compartments, gold-tooled board edges. Bound by the so-called Pentateuch Bindery, located in Amsterdam.
23004: VALENTINI, GEORG WILHELM VON. - Précis des dernières guerres des Russes contre les Turcs, avec des considérations militaires et politiques; traduit de l'Allemand ... par Eugène de la Côste.Paris, Firmin Didot, Anseling & Pochard, Ponthieu (facing the title-page: printed by Firmin Didot), 1825. 8vo. With 5 maps on 4 folding engraved plates and several diagrams in the text showing troop formations. Contemporary tan half calf.
S396: VALLEMONT, PIERRE LE LORRAIN DE. - Merckwürdigkeiten der Natur und Kunst, in Zeugung, Fortpflantzung und Vermehrung der Gewächse; . . . Welchen beygefüget eine kurtze Unterweisung die Obst-Bäume recht zu beschneiden. Budißin, Johann Georg Hüneln, 1714. 2 parts in 1 volume. 8vo. With title-page printed in red and black, 1 half-title, 12 full-page engraved plates, 1 small engraving and 7 woodcuts in text. Contemporary vellum.
23020: [VALLEMONT, PIERRE LE LORRAIN DE?]. - Journal d'un voyage sur les costes d'Afrique et aux Indes d'Espagne; avec une description particuliere de la riviere de la Plata, de Buenosayres, & autres lieux; commencé en 1702 & fini en 1706.Amsterdam, "Aux dépens de la Compagnie", 1730. 12mo. With an extra-added engraved plate serving as a frontispiece. Without the map that appears in a few copies of the 1723 issue and very rarely in the present issue. 18th-century sprinkled calf, gold-tooled spine.
739GQK0R9M18: VANCOUVER, GEORGE. - Reisen nach dem nördlichem[!] Theile der Südsee während der Jahre 1790 bis 1795. Aus dem Englischen übersetzt und mit Anmerkungen begleitet von Joh. Friedr. Wilh. Herbst.Berlin, (colophon: printed by Johann Wilhelm Schmidt) for the Vossische Buchhandlung, 1799-1800. 2 volumes. 8vo. With a large folding engraved map (52 x 42 cm) by Ferdinand Sprögel (Berlin, 1800) of the northwest coast of America, and 2 folding aquatints. Contemporary half calf.
A3IAZNNTU56Q: VASSE, JACQUES-ABRAHAM-ANTOINE. - Souvenir de Beloeil, dédié à son Altesse Sérénissime la Princesse de Ligne, née Princesse Lubomirska.Brussels, Deltombe, 1853. Oblong 1mo (34 x 50.5 cm). With 12 double-tinted lithographed plates (each measuring ca. 24 x 32 cm), by Van der Heecht, Gerlier, Gratry after drawings by Antoine Vasse (11) and Van der Heecht (1) and printed by J. Lots. Contemporary brown half sheepskin.
73OAH3OZMOJ3: VEER, GERRIT DE. - Tre navigationi fatte dagli Olandesi, e Zelandesi al settentrione nella Norvegia, Moscovia, e Tartaria verso il Catai, e regno de' Sini, doue scopersero il Mare di Veygatz, la Nuova Zembla. Venice, Giovanni Battista Ciotti, 1599. 4to. With an engraved plate on title-page, full-page engraving of a compass and 31 half-page engraved maps and plates in text. Later vellum.
B2NG3HDVSSAG: [VEERE - ZEELAND]. [MARINISSEN, JOHANNES, COMPILER]. - Ordonnantie, gemaakt by bailliu, borgemeesters, schepenen en raden dezer stede Vere, op de regering en loon van het Goedeluiden-gilde.With: Ordonnantie, gemaakt by bailliu, burgemeesters, schepenen en raden der stad Vere, op den loon van het St. Jans Gilde, in het werken der Schotsche koopmanschappen &c. Veere, Christiaan Hendrik Held, [1770/71]. 2 works in 1 edition. 4to (19.5 x 15.5 cm). With 2 title-pages, each with the woodcut coat of arms of Veere. Contemporary paper wrappers with a pink surface stain.
2428: [VEERE - FISHERY]. - Nieuwe ordonnantie doen maaken, en emaneren by burgemeesters en regeerders der stadt Vere. Op den visch-tol, afslag der visch, en wat verder daar toe zyn relatie is hebbende. [Middelburg], Suenonius Mandelgreen, [24 December 1746]. With:(2) Ordonnantie op den afslag der Verschen visch, binnen de stadt Vere, gelyk mede op den pligt van den keurmeester en den afslager.Middelburg, widow of Jakobus Pauwelsen, [6 July 1754, published 25 July]. (3) Ordonnantie op den afslag der Verschen visch, binnen de stad Vere.Vere, Chrristiaan Hendrik Held, [18 May 1771]. (4) [MANUSCRIPT]. Extract uit de notulen van weth[ouders] en raad der stad Vere.[Veere?], [18 July 1772-19 June 1773, 7 April 1787]. (5) Reglement voor die van de haven der stad Vere ter vis-vangst vaaren.Middelburg, Adriaan de Vin, [1 June 1774].With a woodcut Veere coat of arms on the title-page of each of the 4 printed ordinances (3 different blocks). 5 items in 1 volume. 4to. Contemporary marbled wrapper backed with plain paper.
21806: VENEL, JEAN-ANDRÉ. - Nouveaux secours pour les corps arrêtés dans l'oesophage; ou description de quatre instrumens plus propres qu'aucun des anciens moyens à retirer ces corps par la bouche.Lausanne, François Grasset & compagnie, 1769. 12mo (16.5 x 9 cm). With a folding engraved plate by Chovin after designs by the author. Modern boards.
78CAPB8HI9JL: [VENICE - COUNCIL OF TEN]. - Sententia dell' Eccelso Conseglio di Diece. Contra Anzolo Badoer cavalier. | Sententie vanden Hoogen Raedt van de Thiene. Teghens Anzolo Badoer ridder.The Hague, Hillebrant Jacobsz. van Wouw, 1612. 4to. With a woodcut vignette on title-page, 2 woodcut decorated initials (2 series, both arabesque). With the Italian text in italic, the Dutch text in textura and with incidental roman. Sewn in later plain paper wrapper.
I17E8RDMITAK: [VENICE - PHARMACOPOEIA]. COLLEGIO DEI MEDICI. - Pharmacopoea collegii medicorum Bergomi, rationem compenendi medicamenta usitatiora complectens. Altera editio ...Bergamo, Comino Ventura, 1581. Folio. With woodcut device on title-page and colophon. Modern sheepskin parchment.
E27CWIY3NDE0: VÉRANY, JEAN BAPTISTE. - Mollusques Méditeranéens première partie. Céphalopodes de la Méditerranée. Genoa, imprimerie des Sourds-Muets, [1847]-1851. Large 4to (35.5 x 27.5 cm). With 45 (numbered as 41) lithographed plates (44 chromolithographed), by Armanino after Verany. Unbound, uncut and deckles intact, with separate uncut original tinted lithographed wrappers. In modern cloth box.
A869F8SUNRQS: VERHEIDEN, JACOBUS AND HENDRIK HONDIUS (II). - Af-beeldingen van sommighe in Godts-woort ervarene mannen, die bestreden hebben den Roomschen Antichrist.The Hague, Beuckel Corneliszoon Nieulandt, 1603. 4to. With alegorical title-page, engraved alegorical plate of the cosmic circles and 50 full-page engraved portraits (13 x 12 cm) by Hendrik Hondius. Contemporary vellum, remains of ties.
14759: VERMAARSCH, JOOST. - Eerste deel der bouw-kunst, ofte Grondige bewijs-redenen, over den sin ende practijck van den autheur Vincent Scamozzi, waer in grondigh wert bewesen, dat men door den middel van den autheur Scamozzi, Palladio en Vinjola hare vijf colommen kan uytwercken; als oock van alle de voornaemste meesters der bouw-kunst, ende dat alleen met het verdeelen van een duym-stock, of voet-maet.Amsterdam, Hendrick Doncker, 1678. 4to. With an engraved architectural frontispiece by G. Wingendorp, engraved vignette with carpenters' and masons' tools on title-page, and hundreds of diagrams, measured drawings of columns, architectural ornament and other architectural elements, orthographic projections, etc., on 46 engraved plates (including 5 folding). 19th-century half cloth, paste-paper sides.
H1QAZFGTJFQ4: VERPLANCKE, JEAN FRANÇOIS, AND KAREL AENAES DE CROESER. - Descriptio genealogica antiquissimae nobilisquae familiae nomine Van den Heede.Bruges, 1775 (with additions to 1783). Royal folio in 4s (44 x 28 cm). Manuscript in black and brown ink on paper, nearly every page with a pre-printed letterpress border of rococo fleurons, with illustrations in coloured gouaches and/or watercolour. With an architectural title-page, 14 small coloured coats of arms and a coloured map; and the text illustrated with about 140 coats of arms (including about 8 blank shields), all but 1 of the arms coloured and about 20 full-page and elaborately decorated; and 5 full-page manuscript cartouches with text. Contemporary mottled, tanned sheepskin, richly gold-tooled spine.
91IHRJN6Y1BW: [VIANEN, JAN VAN (ILLUSTRATOR)]. - Emblemata amatoria. Emblemes d'amour en quatre langue.London, "Chez l'Amoureux", [ca. 1690]. 8vo. With engraved title-page, 45 engraved emblems by Jan van Vianen and 46 engraved leaves with a poem facing the emblems and title-page. Contemporary calf with gold-tooled spine and sides.
22959: VICUÑA MACKENNA, BENJAMIN. - Pájinas de mi diario durante tres años de viajes. 1853. - 1854. - 1855. ... California. - Mejiico. - Estados-Unídos. - Canada. - Islas Britanicas. - Francia. - Italia. - Alemania. - Paises-Bajos. - Costas del Brasil. - Provincias del Plata.Santiago, Imprenta del Ferrocarril, 1856. 4to. Contemporary half green sheepskin, marbled edges.
17090: VIÈTE, FRANÇOIS. - Principes de cosmographie, tirez d'un manuscrit de Viette, & traduits en François. Corrigées et augmentées.Paris, Jean Behourt, 1647. 12mo. With 2 woodcut illustrations in the text (a geocentric universe and a simple geometric figure). Contemporary limp sheepskin parchment.
8279W7NTU56Q: [VIEWS - AMSTERDAM]. - Atlas, of verzameling van afbeeldingen der voornaamste gebouwen, torens en gezichten der stad Amsterdam. Voor kinderen. Amsterdam, H. Moolenijzer, [1824]. Oblong 4to (20 x 26 cm). With 19 etched full-page plates, by W. Writs and R. Vinkeles after drawings by W. Writs, J. de Beyer, J. Cats, Ferdinand Bol and Claes Jansz. Visscher. Modern grey boards with the original front cover laid down.
G5DC4C01U79O: [VIEWS]. PARIS, [EDOUARD?], ADOLPHE BAYOT, EUGÈNE CICÉRI, ANTOINE LÉON MOREL FATTO. - Nos souvenirs de Kil-Bouroun pendant l'hiver passé dans le liman du Dnieper 1855-1856. … Album lithographié … Paris, Arthus-Bertrand (printed by Becquet frères), [1856]. 1mo (63 x 46 cm). An album of views, most including ships on the river, from the Battle of Kinburn in the Crimean War, comprising 17 plates: 1 tinted lithographed title-page, 15 tinted and double-tinted lithographed views (image size 30 x 46 cm) and a lithographed map. Many views also coloured by hand. Later half blue cloth portfolio.
5AFG3N3RHVIK: VIGERIUS, MARCUS. - Decachordum Christianum Julio II. Pont. Max. dicatum. Controversia de excellentia instrumentorum Dominicae passionis, per eundem Dn. Marcum Vigerium discussa.[Hagenau, printed by Th. Anselm & Joh. Albertus for Joh. Koberger, Nuremberg, 1517]. Folio. With title in woodcut border by Urs Graf and 10 beautiful full-page woodcuts (ca. 13.9-14.4 x 9.7-10.2 cm) by the "Master I S with the shovel", a pupil of Hans Schäufelein. Contemporary calf over wooden boards, blind-tooled side, two brass clasps. Leaves from a 14th-century liturgical manuscript pasted on the inner sides of the boards. From the "Koberger Werkstatt".
3754: VIGNOLA, GIACOMO BAROZZI DA. - Regola de' cinque ordini d'archittettura, ... con la nuova aggionta di Michael-Angelo Buonaroti. | Regel vande vijf ordens der architecture,... | Reigle des cinq ordres d'architetture, | Regel der funff Orden von Architectur, ...| The rule of the V. orders of architecture.Amsterdam, Johannes Janssonius and Jan van Hilton, 1642. With an architectural engraved title-page for part 2, an engraved portrait of Vignola in an elaborate architectural frame, and 66 engraved architectural illustrations.With:(2) PAS, Crispijn van de (I and II). Oficina arcularia in qua sunt ad spectantia diversa ... | Boutique menuserie ... | Schriner Laden ... | Schrinwerckers winckel ...Amsterdam, Crispijn van de Pas, 1642. With an engraved title-page and 59 numbered engraved architectural plates in 6 series.(3) [MILIARIA - BATTLE OF BUDA]. LEOPOLD I. Copiis militaribus Budam expugnantibus, & Turcas subigentibus.[Amsterdam?, dated 1686 in chronograms]. A broadside containing a 38-line Latin poem celebrating the defeat of the Ottoman Empire by the troops of the Holy Roman Emperor Leopold I and his allies and their capture of Buda (now part of Budapest) at the Battle of Buda (or possibly celebrating the expected outcome of the battle still in progress). With 1 woodcut decorated initial and 2 decorative bands built up from arabesque typographic ornaments.2 editions (the first in 2 parts) published together, in 1 volume. Royal folio (44 x 28 cm) plus a 1mo broadside (40 x 26.5 cm). Contemporary sheepskin parchment over flexible boards.
S2298: VIMERCATO, GIOVANNI BATTISTA. - Dialogo de gli Horologi Solari ... Nel quale con ragioni specolative, e pratiche facilmente s'insegna il modo di fabricar tutte le sorti di horologi. Novamente ristampo con le sue figure ... & con un agiunta di un horologio da servirsene al lume della luna.Padua, [after the Venice edition by Giolito, 1585], 1672. 4to. With a large woodcut publisher's device on the title-page, 3 large folding woodcut plates, more than 30 woodcuts in the text, nearly all full-page, and numerous woodcut decorations. 18th-century stiff plain wrappers.
19907: [VINNE, JAN JANSZ. VAN DER]. - [Tiger lily].[Netherlands, ca. 1780?]. Watercolour on a half sheet of laid paper (42.5 x 27.5 cm), mounted on wove paper. In a passepartout.
19906: VINNE, JAN JANSZ. VAN DER. - [Passiflora caerula or blue passion flower].[Lekzigt, near Dordrecht?, ca. 1780?]. Folio. (43 x 27.5 cm). Watercolour drawing on laid paper, signed on the back by the artist, "J. van der Vinne Jzn.". Attached by the top corners to a (19th-century?) wove millboard mount kept in a modern passe-partout.
74MG4AQU5D8M: VISSCHER, ROEMER. - Zinne-poppen; alle verciert met rijmen, en sommighe met proze: door zijn dochter Anne Roemers.Amsterdam, Sander Wybrantz. and Andries Vink, 1678. With engraved title-page, an engraved emblem on the back of A5, and 193 engraved emblems by Claes Jansz. Visscher.With: (2) VISSCHER, Roemer. Brabbelingh... By hem selven oversien, en meer als de helft vermeerdert.Amsterdam, Johannes van Ravesteyn, 1669. 2 works in 1 volume. 12mo. Contemporary vellum.
AAKG3O01U79O: VISSCHER, NICOLAUS. - Zelandiae Comitatus novissima tabula.Amsterdam, widow of Joachim Ottens and sons [or Reinier and Josua Ottens], [ca. 1724 or 1747]. Imperial folio (57 x 36.5 cm). Comprising 9 untrimmed engraved sheets (each 56.5 x 66 cm; plate size 46.5 x 53.5 cm) that, if assembled, would give a map image of about 139 x 159 cm. Modern half calf.
18857: VIVIERS, EMMANUEL DE. - Recueil des memoires curieux. Tirez des Journaux Historiques de 1719. 1723. 1724. & 1725.Paris, Etienne Ganeau, "MDXXV" [=1725]. 12mo. With woodcut vignette on title-page, a woodcut headpiece and a decorated woodcut initial. Contemporary brown calf, gold-tooled spine.
E51BW3BBNOWB: [VOC - SHIPWRECK & PIRACY]. - Twee-rampspoedige zee-reyzen, den enen ... met een Fransch Oost Indiesch Compagnie-schip, genaamt Le Prince, ... Den anderen, met het Hollandsche Oost-Indische Compagnie schip, genaamt Rustenwerk, ...Amsterdam, Bernardus Mourik, [1752 or soon after]. 4to. With 2 etched plates. Disbound.
H3EN1CBRVI2I: [VOC]. [USSELINCX, WILLEM?]. - Discours by forme van remonstrantie: vervatende de noodsaeckelickheyd vande Oos-Indische[!] navigatie.[Amsterdam?], 1608. Small 4to. 20th-century half brown sheepskin, marbled sides.
J4BFK0HZB258: [VOC & WIC]. - Schaede die den staet der Vereenichde Nederlanden, en d'inghesetenen van dien, is aenstaende, by de versuymenisse van d'Oost en West-Indische negotie onder een octroy en societeyt te begrijpen.The Hague, Jan Veely, 1644. 4to. With a letterpress motto in a woodcut border on the title-page, 1 woodcut decorated initial and bands of arabesque fleurons. Modern brown cloth, short-title in gold on spine, with 19th-century front wrapper bound in.
77KEK9RCOJMC: VOSMAER, ARNOUT. - [Natuurkundige beschryving eener uitmunde verzameling van zeldsaame gedierten].Amsterdam, P. Meijer and heirs of P. Meijer and G. Warnars, 1766-1787. 31 parts in 1 volume. Large 4to (26.5 x 20.5 cm). With 33 full-page hand-coloured engraved plates and 1 uncoloured folding engraved plate. 19th-century black half morocco, gold-tooled spine.
E44DT5DPVTEN: VOYSIN, DANIEL. - [Signed letter to Louis-Auguste de Bourbon, duc du Maine].Versailles, 27 April 1710. Half sheet (32 x 21 cm). French letter in dark brown ink on laid paper in a legible hand, written on both sides, with a small part of the letter ending on the back, followed by the address and the Voysin's signature; the latter in black ink.
J2OC9AHFE1AW: VRIES, HUGO DE AND DANIEL TREMBLY MACDOUGAL (EDITOR). - Species and varieties. Their origin by mutation.Chicago, Open Court publishing company; London, Kegan Paul, Trench, Trübner and co., 1905. Large 8vo (22 x 14 cm). Later red cloth, with the original backstrip laid down.
F6JDRNMFQHCT: VRIES, KLAAS DE. - Schat-kamer ofte konst der stuur-lieden; … tweeden druk verbetert … en vermeerdert … Amsterdam, Joannes Loots, "171 " (changed to "1707" by stamping with printing types). With woodcut illustration of a ship's pilot with a plumb line and navigational instruments by Adriaan Le Duc (1693-1729) on title-page, 4 engraved plates (3 folding and 1 full-page). Further with many woodcut illustrations (mostly diagrams), and letterpress tables of tides and solar and lunar positions.Including: (2) SCHOOTEN, Frans van, and Adriaen VLACQ. De tafelen der sinuum, tangentium, en secantium, ofte der hoekmaten, raaklynen en snylynen, ... achter de selve de logarithmi ...Amsterdam, Joannes Loots, 1707. With letterpress tables of logarithms and trigonometric functions. 2 parts in 1 volume. 8vo. Modern brown goatskin morocco.
A13FSPCDMSG7: VRIES, KLAAS DE. - Schat-kamer ofte konst der stier-lieden, …Amsterdam, Joannes Loots, 1702. With woodcut illustration of a ship's pilot with a plumb line and navigational instruments by Adriaan Le Duc (1693-1729) on title-page, 4 engraved plates (3 folding and 1 full-page). Further with many woodcut illustrations (mostly diagrams), and letterpress tables of tides and solar and lunar positions.Including: (2) VLACQ, Adriaen. De Tafelen der sinuum, tangentium en secantium, ofte der hoekmaten, raaklynen en snylynen. Amsterdam, Joannes Loots, 1702. Primarily with letterpress tables of logarithms and trigonometric functions, the present copy lacking those for logarithms. 2 parts in 1 volume. 8vo. Contemporary vellum.
F2BGC601U79O: WAERMA, MEINDERT. - Nieuwe meetkonstige eclips-reekening, zynde een beschryving van verscheyde nieuwe geinventeerde astronomische cyfer-tafels en meetschaalen.Amsterdam, Johannes Loots, 1721. 4to. With 9 folding engraved plates. Contemporary marbled wrappers.
66PAN13MAV59: WAGNER, JOHANN LUDWIG. - Mémoires de M. Wagner, sur la Russie, la Sibérie et le royaume de Cassan.Bern, Emanuel Haller, 1790. 8vo. With an engraved portrait of Johann Ludwig Wagner and 2 engraved plates by Balthasar Anton Dunker (1746-1807). Contemporary boards covered with sprinkled paper.
EBD9HN01U79O: [WALDENSIANS]. - Recit de ce qu'il y a de plus considerable aux affaires des eglises reformées des vallées de Piedmont, depuis les massacres de l'année 1655. [Amsterdam, Abraham Wolfgang(?), after 1663]. 4to. Contemporary wrappers.
H6GG4NKNREO3: [WATER, JONA WILLEM TE]. - Bericht wegens het verongelukte Oost-Indische schip Woestduin; en de reddinge der schepelingen door de gebroeders Naerebout.Middelburg, Pieter and Jan Gillissen, 1780. 8vo. With engraved double portrait on title-page, showing the Naerebout brothers. 19th-century paperboard wrappers.
E89BE4I3XBY9: [WATERCOLOUR - ORNITHOLOGY]. PRÊTRE, JEAN GABRIEL. - [Synallaxe damier & Synallaxe à filets (= plate 311 from Temminck's Nouveau recueil de planches coloriées d'oiseaux ...)]. [France], 1824. Watercolour of 2 birds on unwatermarked wove paper (ca. 48 x 35 cm), both standing on a branch, the lowest branch signed: "JG Prêtre/ 1824". With the birds numbered in pencil and the plate number and bird names in pencil in the lower left corner.
E8EE2FTH4G5B: [WATERCOLOUR - ORNITHOLOGY]. PRÊTRE, JEAN GABRIEL. - [Oiseau-mouche superbe, mâle, Oiseau-mouche huppe-col blanc, mâle & Oiseau-mouche écussonné, mâle (= plate 299 from Temminck's Nouveau recueil de planches coloriées d'oiseaux ...)]. [France], 1824. Watercolour of 3 birds on wove paper (ca. 48 x 34.5 cm), all standing on a branch, the middle branch signed: "J.G. Prêtre/ 1824". With the birds numbered in pencil and the plate number and bird names in pencil in the lower left corner.
E89CH81RIA1Q: [WATERCOLOUR - ORNITHOLOGY]. PRÊTRE, JEAN GABRIEL. - [Souimanga de Kuhl, mâle & femelle & Souimanga à ventre écarlate, mâle (= plate 376/388 from Temminck's Nouveau recueil de planches coloriées d'oiseaux ...)]. [France], 1825. Watercolour of 3 birds on unwatermarked wove paper (ca. 48 x 35 cm), all standing on a branch, the upper branch signed: "JG Prêtre 1825". With the birds numbered in pencil, the plate number and bird names in pencil in the lower left corner, and the upper bird encircled and with added correct plate number.
I4QA148ZEDZ9: [WATERCOLOURS - NAPLES]. - [Binding title:] Panorama von Neapel.[Naples, ca. 1822-1830]. With 24 gouaches on parchment, made by an artist working in Naples, mounted in an album in passepartouts. Near contemporary (?) embossed brown morocco (14.5 x 11 cm).
BALBCJCYMMV0: WEBSTER, WILLIAM HENRY BAYLEY. - Narrative of a voyage to the Southern Atlantic Ocean, in the years 1828, 29, 30, performed in H.M. sloop Chanticleer...London, printed by Samuel Bentley for Richard Bentley, 1834. 2 volumes. 8vo. With two engraved maps and five aquatint plates. Contemporary uniform half calf.
I1TD20WYSW5X: WECKER, JOHANNES JACOB. - De secretis libri XVII. ex variis authoribus collecti, methodicéque digesti, & aucti.Basel, Johannes Rudolphus Genath, 1662. 8vo. With woodcut device on title-page and numerous woodcut illustrations in text. Modern sheepskin parchment.
I95FN4V8Y96B: [WELLCOME HISTORICAL MEDICAL LIBRARY]. - A catalogue of printed books in the Wellcome Historical Medical Library.London, the Wellcome Historical Medical Library, 1962-1976. 3 volumes (of 5). Original publisher's dark blue cloth (29.5 x 21 cm).
S980: WERNER, ABRAHAM GOTTLOB. - Nouvelle théorie de la formation des filons. Application de cette théorie à l'exploitation des mines, particulièrement de celles de Freyberg ... Nouvelle édition ...Paris, Villiers, 1802. 8vo. Original publisher's blue wrappers, untrimmed.
7A4G0405PBEJ: [WHALING]. - Seylen in 't ys, en soeken na de walvis. | La navigation dans la glace, et chercher du baleine.| Il veleggiare nel ghiaccio, & cercare del baleno. | Das Seeglen ins Eiß, und suchen des Wallfisches.Augsburg, Georg Balthasar Probst, [ca. 1745]. Etched print (plate size: 31 x 42 cm) on watermarked laid paper (32 x 45 cm).
S1203: [WIC]. - Examen vande valsche resolutie vande heeren burgemeesters ende raden tot Amsterdam. Op 't stuck vande West-Indische Compagnie.Amsterdam, Abraham de Bruyn, 1649. Small 4to (18.5 x 14.5 cm). Modern plain paper wrappers.
I1TF4YGW2NC5: WICHMANS, AUGUSTINUS FRANCISCUS. - Apotheca spiritualium pharmacorum contra luem contagiosam aliosque morbos, ... Including: [WICHMANS, Augustin]. Diarium ecclesiasticum de sanctis contra pestem tutelaribus, ...Antwerp, Hieronymus Verdussen, 1626. 2 parts in 1 volume. 4to. With Verdussen's woodcut lion device on title-page. Contemporary blind-tooled pigskin over wooden boards (front board with gold-tooled initials "G*F*A*G" -- George Falb, Abbot of Göttweig Abbey -- and date "1630"), with 2 strap fastenings with engraved brass clasps and catchplates, and brass anchorplates.
22067: WIDOWSON, HENRY. - Present state of Van Diemen's Land; comprising an account of its agricultural capabilities, with observations on the present state of farming, &c. &c. pursued in that colony: and other important matters connected with emigration. London, S. Robinson, W. Joy, J. Cross, J. Birdsall (at end: J. Merriman, printer), 1829. 8vo. With a folding engraved map of "Van Diemens Land" (Tasmania) by Joseph Cross. Later half calf.
J768R5G4WDSO: WILBERFORCE, WILLIAM. - Lettre a son excellence monseigneur le Prince de Talleyrand Périgord,... au sujet de la traite des negres.London, Schulze & Dean, 1814. Large 8vo. Contemporary half tanned sheepskin, gold-tooled spine.
H8R96Y0TI3OS: WILKEN, G.A. - Plechtigheden en gebruiken bij verlovingen en huwelijken bij de volken van den Indischen Archipel.The Hague, M. Nijhoff, [1886-1889]. 8vo. 2 parts in 1 volume. Later paper wrappers.
F9BD7TWT38YE: [WILLEM IV, PRINCE OF ORANGE]. - [WILLEM IV, Prince of Orange]. [4 elegies on the death of Willem IV, Prince of Orange].Including:(1) MEIJER, Jan. Billyke traanen, uitgestort op het overlyden van zyne doorluchtigste hoogheid Wilhem Carel Hendrik Friso.Amsterdam, Theodorus Crajenschot, 1751. 1mo broadside (53 x 39 cm).(2) OMMERING, Adriaan van. Op het schielyk afsterven van zyne doorluchtige hoogheid Willem Carel Hendrik Friso.Amsterdam, Andries & Jacobus Stanhoffius, 1751. 1mo broadside (49 x 33 cm). (3) KLOEKHOF, Cornelis Albertus. Treurzang op het afsterven van syne doorlugtigste hoogheyd Willem Carel Hendrik Friso.Utrecht, Nicolaas van Vucht, 1751. 1mo broadside (52.5 x 39 cm). (4) Op het allersmartelykste en voor den lande allerdroevigst afsterven van zyne doorluchtige hoogheid Willem Carel Hendrik Friso.Amsterdam, Antoni Waldorp, [1751]. 1mo broadside (52 x 38 cm).
21825: WILLIGEN, ADRIAAN VAN DER. - Aanteekeningen op eene reize van Parijs naar Napels, door het Tirolsche en van daar door Zwitserland en langs den Rhijn terug naar Holland.Haarlem, Adriaan Loosjes, (back of half-title parts 2-4: Utrecht, G. Post), 1811-1813. 4 parts in 2 volumes. Large 8vo. With an engraved title-page to the first part (with a stipple-engraved medallion portrait of the author) and 13 engraved plates by J. P. Visscher Bender. Contemporary half calf, gold-tooled spines.
E5EECDYYI9OQ: [WILSON, WILLIAM]. - Zendelings-reis naar den Stillen Oceaan, onder het bevel van James Wilson … Met eenen brief ... door Jododus Heringa.Dordrecht, Blussé; Amsterdam, Allart, 1801-1803. 3 volumes. 8vo. With large engraved folding chart (30.5 x 44 cm) showing the route of the Duff, a large folding chart of the Fiji Islands (44.5 x 35 cm), a folding chart of the Duff Group, a map of Tahiti and 5 folding plates, engraved by Reinier Vinkeles after M.A. Rooker and William Wilson. Contemporary half calf, sprinkled sides.
6239: WINCKLER, JOHANN HEINRICH. - Nieuwe natuurkundige ontdekkingen, aangaande de eigenschappen, werkingen, en oorzaaken der electriciteit, of uitlokkings-kragt.Including:(2) WINCKLER, Johann Heinrich. De eigenschappen der electrische stoffe, en van het electrische Vuur.(3) WAITZ, Jacob Sigismund von. Verhandeling over de electriciteit, en derzelver oorzaken.Amsterdam, H.W. van Welbergen, 1751. 3 parts in 1 volume. 8vo. With 11 engraved folding plates. Contemporary calf, gold-tooled spine.
S1325: WIRSING, ADAM LUDWIG. - Marmora et adfines aliquos lapides coloribus suis exprimi. ... Abbildungen der Marmor-Arten und einiger verwandten Steine nach der Natur auf das sorgfältigste mit Farben erleuchtet.Nuremberg, (printed by Bieling) for the author, 1775. Royal 4to (31.5 x 22 cm) With 73 hand-coloured engraved plates with 417 figures of types of marble (plate mark 23 x 16 cm). 19th-century blind-tooled tree calf.
B1CCP7O8K9DU: WIRSUNG (WIRTSUNG), CHRISTOPH. - Medicyn-boeck, daer inne alle gebreken des menschlijcken lichaems, mitsgaders de remedien der selven, claerlijck aenghewesen wordt ...Including:[BATTUS, Carolus?]. Enen seer schoonen ende excelenten coc-boeck, ...HILDEN, Wilhelm Fadry von. Een singuliere ende voortreffelijcke observatie ende cure eens sware periculeuse geschoten wondes.HILDEN, Wilhelm Fadry von. Cort ende claer tractaet vande verbrantheydt: ...Amsterdam, Michiel Colijn [printed by Johannes Janssonius?], 1627. 4 works in 2 parts, in 1 vol. Folio. With 15 woodcut illustrations in the text of the two Van Hilden treatises. Contemporary blind-tooled calf in a panel design made with 2 rolls and triple filets, 2 brass clasps with engraved decoration, 2 brass catch plates. Rebacked, with new endpapers.
9CIGYL55EF50: WITSEN, NICOLAAS. - Aeloude en hedendaegsche scheeps-bouw en bestier. Amsterdam, Gaspar Commelin, Broer & Jan Appelaer, 1671. Large Crown folio (39 x 25 cm). With etched frontispiece by Romeyn de Hooghe and 114 engraved plates after the drawings by Witsen. Contemporary blind-tooled vellum, later endpapers.
23358: WITTICH, JOHANN. - Bericht von den wunderbaren bezoardischen Steinen, so wieder allerley gifft krefftiglich dienen, und aus den Leiben der frembden Thiere genommen werden... Including: WITTICH, Johann. Von dem Ligno Guayaco, Wunderbawm, Res nova genandt, von der China, ex Occidentali India, von der Sarssa Parilla, von dem Fenchelholz Sassafras, Und von dem Griessholz, so man Lignum Nephriticum nennet... Leipzig, Hans Steinman's heirs, 1589. 2 parts in 1 volume. 4to. 19th-century boards.
64LCM0ZOP9W8: WOLSON (WILSON), THOMAS. - De metselaar ontmomd, of het rechte geheim der vrye metselaren ontdekt, in allen deele oprechtelyk en zonder achterhouding, door een gewezen vryen metselaar. ... Derde druk.Arnhem, Jacob Nijhoff, 1753. 8vo (16.5 x 10 cm). With a woodcut freemasonry device on title-page and 3 folding engraved plates. Contemporary marbled paper wrappers.
J72H71V98FW3: [WOMEN'S STUDIES]. - Decor puellarum.[Paris, ca. 1740]. 4to (23.5 x 18 cm). Manuscript in Italian written in black ink on laid paper. Loose quires, never sewn or bound.
V6703: WOOD, HORATIO C., JR. - A contribution to the history of the fresh-water algae of North America.Washington, 1871. 4to. With 21 partly coloured lithographs. Modern green cloth.
G9RH68FKVGOF: WRIGHT, WILLIAM. - A grammar of the Arabic language, translated from the German of Caspari, and edited, with numerous additions and corrections, ... vol. I[-II]. London, Edinburgh, Williams and Norgate (back of title-page: printed by Friedrich Nies (Karl Berend Lorck), Leipzig), 1859. 8vo. Set in roman, italic and Arabic type. Contemporary half mottled, tanned sheepskin.
I18BFNM1MWM8: [WURTTEMBERG - PHARMACOPOEIA]. GESNER, JOHANN ALBRECHT AND JOHANN WENDEL BILFINGER. - Pharmacopoea Wirtenbergica, in duas partes divisa... Accedunt syllabus medicamentorum compositorum...Stuttgart, Johann Christoph Erhard, 1754. Folio (31 x 20 cm). With a folding engraved frontispiece, showing the arms of Wurttemberg, several portraits of famous medical figures and a view of the city of Stuttgart. Early 20th-century half calf by Gustaf Hedberg in 18th-century style.
I21BRAYQNH7V: WÜRTZ, GEORGE-CHRISTOPHE. - Conamen mappae generalis medicamentorum simplicium secundum affinitiates virium naturalium nova methodo geographica dispositorum ... cum tabula aenea.Strasbourg, Bauer & Treuttel (colophon: Johann Heinrich Heitz), 1778. 4to. With a large folding engraved map (58 x 62 cm). Sprinkled brown paper on boards.
9B1EHL01U79O: [XAVIER, JEROME, AND OTHERS]. - Raguagli d'alcune missioni fatte dalli padri della Compagnia di Giesu nell'Indie Orientali, cioè nelle provincie di Goa, e Coccinno, e nell'Africa in Capo Verde.Rome, Bartolomeo Zannetti, 1615. Small 8vo (14.5 x 9.5 cm). Modern marbled boards.
9A5D9I2PBSNK: [XAVIER, JEROME, AND OTHERS]. - Raguagli d'alcune missioni fatte dalli padri della Compagnia di Giesu nell'Indie Orientali, cioè nelle provincie di Goa, e Coccinno, e nell'Africa in Capo Verde.Rome, Bartolomeo Zannetti, 1615. Small 8vo (14 x 9 cm).18th-century(?) sheepskin parchment.
S1608: YARROW, HENRY CRÉCY AND GEORGE MONTAGUE WHEELER. - Reports upon the zoological collections obtained from portions of Nevada, Utah, California, Colorado, New Mexico, and Arizona, during the years 1871, 1872, 1873, and 1874.Washington, Government printing office, 1875. Large 4to (29.5 x 23 cm). With 45 lithographed plates (including 28 chromolithographed). Brown cloth.
988CD0X03ZAY: YOSHIO NANKO. - Rigaku nyushiki ensei kansho zusetsu.Nagoya, Kansho juku, Bunsei 6 [= 1823]. 3 vols. With 10 astronomical illustrations (mostly double- or 1½-page (including a terrestrial map in 2 hemispheres) and 2 dials with rotating parts (all in vol. 1), 10 seals integral to the text woodblocks and a red (owner's?) seal at the end of vol. 1. Original grey paper wrappers in traditional Japanese style (25 x 17 cm).
I6FADJKD5C1K: [YOUNG, ARTHUR]. - Rural oeconomy: or, essays on the practical parts of husbandry. Designed to explain several methods of conducting different farms.Including: HIRZEL, Hans Kaspar. The rural Socrates: or, a description of the oeconomical and moral conduct of a country philosopher.London, T. Becket, 1773. 8vo. Contemporary tree calf, gold-tooled spine.
3545: YPEIJ (YPEY), NICOLAAS. - Commentarius de rebus gestis Mennonis Coehorni. Franeker, Willem Coulon, 1771. 8vo. With woodcut Frisian coat of arms on title-page. Marbled boards (ca. 1800).
H3VDFMC9UYLV: ZANGAKI, GEORGIOS AND CONSTANTINOS. - Album a photographies de la Terre Sainte arrangées par Boulos Méo Jérusalem.[Jerusalum, Boulos Méo, ca. 1890?]. Oblong album (34 x 46.5 cm) with 48 large albumen photographic prints (ca. 22.5 x 28 cm), signed and captioned in the negative (in French), mounted on both sides of the album's leaves. Some with hand-written captions in pencil (in French) on the mount. Original publisher's grained goatskin(?) spine and sheepskin board edges, each board with a 5 mm thick bevelled and carved panel of olive(?) wood mounted on it, with a mozaic inlaid floral border in black, red, green and beige around the carved border, that on the front with a carved Jerusalem cross in the centre, that on the back with the title "Jerusalem" stencilled in black textura lettering, blue watered silk endleaves.
I44AGE8HL3MK: ZASTROW, ADOLF VON. - Handbuch der vorzüglichsten systeme und Manieren der Befestigungs-Kunst... durch 18 Pläne erläutert.Berlin, Fr. Laue (colophon: A.W. Hayn), 1828. 8vo. With 18 folding lithographed plates. Contemporary half calf, gold-tooled spine.
H4MF7VDJLTRU: ZAVALA, LORENZO DE. - Viage a los Estados-Unidos del Norte de America.Paris, Jacques-Albert Decourchant, 1834. 8vo. Contemporary Spanish-American tree sheepskin, gold-tooled spine.
H3HC7P3GQERX: ZEGGELEN, W.J. VAN. - De valkenvangstThe Hague, W.P. van Stockum, 1841. 8vo. With a frontispiece by "I.B." (=Johannes Bosboom) and 11 wood-engraved head- and tailpieces. Contemporary boards, Spanish-marbled sides, sprinkled edges.
G36G2K6MZA5O: ZIMMERMANN, HEINRICH. - Posliednee puteshestvie okolo svieta Kapitana Kuka s obstoiatel'stvami o ego zhizni i smerti …St Petersburg, P.B. [= Peter Bogdanovich], 1788. 8vo. Contemporary sprinkled calf.
G6QD45L0E47F: ZINNER, ERNST. - Deutsche und Niederländische astronomische Instrumente des 11.-18. Jahrhunderts. München, C.H. Beck'sche Verlagsbuchhandlung, 1956. With 80 numbered plates. Half cloth.
A6CH5N3RHVIK: ZORGDRAGER, CORNELIS GIJSBERTZ. AND ABRAHAM MOUBACH. - Bloeijende opkomst der aloude en hedendaagsche Groenlandsche visschery. ... Uitgebreid met eene korte historische beschryving der noordere gewesten, ... Met byvoeging van de walvischvangst, ... Nevens een korte beshryving van de Terreneufsche Bakkeljaau-Visschery.Amsterdam, Isaak Tirion, 1728. 4to. With 5 (of 6) folding engraved maps, 11 engraved plates (1 folding), and 2 woodcut illustrations in text. Contemporary calf, gold-tooled spine and board edges.
H9KI7GQ960MC: ZORN, BARTHOLOMAEUS. - Botanologia medica. Seu dilucida et brevis manuductio ad plantarum et stirpium tam patriarum, quam exoticarum in officinis pharmaceuticis usitatarum cognitionem.Berlin, Johann Christoph Pape [printed by Ulrich Liebpert or his heirs?], 1714. 4to. With 26 botanical illustrations on 6 numbered engraved plates. Half vellum (ca. 1790?).
81IA0X7HNBLJ: ZORN, JOHANNES. - Dreyhundert auserlesene amerikanische Gewächse nach linneischer Ordnung.Nuremberg, Raspe, 1786-1789. 6 parts in 3 volumes. 8vo. With 300 numbered engraved plates of plants, all in contemporary hand-colouring. With: (2) ZORN, Johannes. Auswahl schöner und seltener Gewächse als eine Fortsetzung der amerikanischen Gewächse. Nuremberg, Raspe, 1795-1798. 3 (of 5) parts in 2 volumes. With 150 (of 250) engraved numbered plates by G. Vogel after Louis Roemer (lacking plates 101-200). With a second copy of part 6 (1788) of the main work, with 50 plates. All plates coloured by a contemporary hand. Contemporary mottled calf, elaborately gold-tooled spine. The 2 volumes of the supplement in a matching binding, with only slightly different tooling on the spine.

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