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image of Raisonnement sur la perspective, pour en faciliter l'usage aux artistes. Dédié aux mêmes

Raisonnement sur la perspective, pour en faciliter l'usage aux artistes. Dédié aux mêmes

by Ennemond Alexandre Petitot (1727-1801); J.B. Jourdan [editor]

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Published
, an XI [1802]
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$3,876.60

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Rare French Republican edition of Petitot's artists' manual Ennemond Alexandre Petitot (1727-1801); J.B. Jourdan [editor]. Raisonnement sur la perspective, pour en faciliter l'usage aux artistes. Dédié aux mêmes. Paris, Cn. Jourdan, printed by J.M. Eberhart, an XI [1802]. 4°. [4], 12 pp text, an engraved title-page and 9 full-page engraved plates on separate leafs, on wove paper. Later half calf with red sides and blue… Read more
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image of Inventário do Casco, Aparelhos e mais utensílios assim de uso como de sobrecellentes da Real escuna de Sua Magestade o Senor D. Miguel I [...]

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Meticulous description of the new royal yacht and private fleet of the king of Portugal Manuel Luis dos Santos (?-1870). 1) Inventário do Casco, Aparelhos e mais utensílios assim de uso como de sobrecellentes da Real escuna de Sua Magestade o Senor D. Miguel I. [...] mandou riscar, desenhar, e construir para seu Real e immediato serviço, pelo engenheiro constructor do Arsenal… Read more
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image of Libro, de la Monteria que mando escrevir el muy alto y muy poderoso Rey Don Alonso de Castilla, y de Leon, ultimo deste nombre.

Libro, de la Monteria que mando escrevir el muy alto y muy poderoso Rey Don Alonso de Castilla, y de Leon, ultimo deste nombre.

by Gonzalo Argote de Molina (1548-1596)

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Published
1582
Edition
FIRST EDITION
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$13,717.20

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First book on hunting in America and Spain Gonzalo Argote de Molina (1548-1596). Libro, de la Monteria que mando escrevir el muy alto y muy poderoso Rey Don Alonso de Castilla, y de Leon, ultimo deste nombre. Seville, Andrea Pescioni, 1582. Folio (29x19 cm). 2 parts in 1 volume. [6], 91, 23 (as 1-13, 9, 17-25), [1 blank] ll. With the woodcut arms of… Read more
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image of Tableau statistique, administratif et commercial de la France.

Tableau statistique, administratif et commercial de la France.

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Published
1824
Edition
FIRST EDITION
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$2,862.72

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Extremely structured statistical overview of France in 1824 Paris, Belin-Leprieur, printed by Imprimerie de Jules Didot aîné, June 1824. Plano (69x100 cm.). Letterpress text, engraved title and illustrated with an engraved ornamental border on thick paper without watermark. € 2.400 Impressively large and very rare French broadside table providing a detailed overview of the statistics on population, geography and economy of the 57… Read more
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Picturesque views by Calvert.

by Frederick Calvert (Cork 1793-1852).

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Published
1823
Edition
FIRST EDITION
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$1,789.20

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Calvert's rarest print album London, Hodgson & Co, 1823. Oblong 4° (24 x 16,5 cm.). With 24 soft ground etched plates and title. Original publisher's half morocco with printed front cover. With original tissue guards. Very rare plate album by Irish landscape painter Frederick Calvert, complete with 24 "picturesque views" and in the original binding. Calvert moved to England in 1815 and, besides… Read more
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image of The Cities of Gujarashtra: their topography and history illustrated, in the journal of a recent tour; with accompanying documents.

The Cities of Gujarashtra: their topography and history illustrated, in the journal of a recent tour; with accompanying documents.

by Henry George Briggs (1824-1872).

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Published
1849
Edition
FIRST EDITION
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$5,665.80

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Bombay-printed description of Gujarat and beyond ombay, printed at the Times' Press, by James Chesson, 1849. Folio (29x23,5 cm.). [14], 408, VIII, [2], IX-XXIV pp. Illustrated with several plans of palaces. First edition, printed at Bombay, of a very thorough, lengthy description of "Gujarashtra" (present-day Gujarat, India). One of the very few copies of this Bombay-printed first edition: WorldCat records only 1 copy,… Read more
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image of From Fianarantsoa to Mananjara : being notes of a journey made on behalf of the London Missionary.

From Fianarantsoa to Mananjara : being notes of a journey made on behalf of the London Missionary.

by George Andrew Shaw (1842-1917).

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Published
1874
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$2,325.96

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12°. 11, [1 blank] pp. Later half morocco with marbled sides and gilt lettering on spine. Only known copy of a British missionary's account of his foot journey from inland Madagascar to the coast. The author, George Andrew Shaw (1842-1917), was a missionary of Tamatave, Madagascar. In the present work he describes in detail the sights and surroundings, the various… Read more
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