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cover of Geographisch-Historisch Woordenboek inhoudende 1. De nieuwe en oude aardrijkskunde: Alle landen van den Aardbol hunne natuurlijke gesteldheid, hunne voortbrengselen,...;  d.i. Bij iedere plaats de verschillende namen, waaronder die in de Geschiedenis voorkomt,... 2. De gewijde en ongewijde Geschiedenis: Al het wetenswaardigste uit de geschiedenis van alle volken, ... 3. De Algemeene Biographie: Levensschetsen van de voornaamste historische personen uit alle landen en eeuwen; ... 4. De Mythologie: De godheden, de helden en de fabelachtige personen en voorvallen bij alle volken,

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Leiden,: D. Noothoven van Goor,, (1869-1873).. 2 volumes printed in double columns (4832), x, 1248; [iv], 1168 pp. Large 8vo (16,5 x 25 cm.). Contemporary half dark brown calf, spines gilt lettered and numbered on black and red morocco labels .-- (spines & joints partly rubbed; front joint of volume 2 weak and bottom partly damaged; corners slightly bumped;… Read more
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Mythologie asiatique illustrée

by COUCHOUD, HUART, HACKING,MARCHAL, Hendi MASPERO, (and others)

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(1927-1928).
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Paris,: Librairie de France,, (1927-1928).. [vi], x, 431, [iii] pp. Tall folio (26 x 33 cm.). Original publisher's half dark brown blind tooled basane, spine with 5 raised bands, (top of spine slightly damaged; joints slightly rubbed), top edges gilt, uncut. Abundantly illustrated with several headers and footers, 335 figures and 49 plates of which 15 in full colour.… Read more
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cover of Les Pierres précieusees et le Perles. Caractères, Valeur, Emploi, Synthèse, Imitation, Comment on distingue le Vrai du Faux. Guide du marchand et de l'acheteur. 3e édition revue

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Paris,: Librairie Centrale des Sciences,, (1933).. 231, [i] pp. Small 8vo (12 x 19 cm.). Original printed wrappers, (slightly soiled), uncut. With 62 illustrations. ¶ Loosely inserted 20 coloured plates of gems.-- (Underlinings; paper age toned).
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Amsterdamse School

by DERWIG, Jan & Erik MATTIE

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1991.
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Amsterdam,: Architectura & Natura,, 1991.. 32, 64, [ii] pp. Oblong 4to (24 x 21,5 cm.). Original printed wrappers. With test illustrations 64 magnificent coloured photographs by Jan Derwig. ¶ A photographic guide to The famous Dutch architectural movement from ca, 1910-1930.
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cover of Album Montherlant. Iconographie réunie et commentée

Album Montherlant. Iconographie réunie et commentée

by [Montherlant, Henry de].-- SIPRIOT, Pierre

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(1979).
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Paris,: Gallimard,, (1979).. 242, [iv] pp. Small 8vo (11 x 17,5 cm.). Original simili leather, spine gilt decorated. With the printed dust jacket. and original slip-case. With 392 illustrations. ¶ Bibliothèque de la Pléiade. Conçu et réalisé spécialement à l'occasion de la Quinzaine de la Pléiade 1979.
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cover of Trattato de' Scrupoli delle Cause, delle Specie, degl' effetti dannosi, e de i rimedi generali e particolari di effi. Tradotto dal Francese

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Padova,: Giuseppe Corona,, 1732.. [vi], 156 pp. 12mo (8 x 14,5 cm.). Contemporary vellum & red marbled edges (slightly stained). ¶ Good copy of the first italian translation of Duguet's famous 'Traité des Scrupule' (1717). No copy in the BNF nor in the N.U.C.
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cover of Hopital St Jean Musée Hans Memling

Hopital St Jean Musée Hans Memling

by [MEMLING] .- St. Jans Hospitaal Brugge

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(n.d. ca. 1950).
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Bruxelles,: Ern. Thille, (n.d. ca. 1950).. 21 plates in helio-engraving. Oblong 8vo (20,5 x 15 cm.). Original decorative wrappers.
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cover of Het Rechte gebruyck van des' Heeren H. Avontmael, Soo voor als na de Bedininge (sic);  Bestaende in meditatien / Gebeden en Danckseggingen... De klacht van een swaermoedige Ziel over 't gebruyck van 't H. Avontmael, en een nevengaede Troost, door S. Simonides... Noch is op nieus hier by gevoegt de Reyse na Beth-EL/ of het huys Gods

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Amsterdam,: Johannes van Heekeren,, (1705).. [x], 316, 11, [i] pp. 12mo (8 x 13,3 cm.). Bound in a fine contemporary (speudo) "reliure à la Fanfare in the style of Le Gascon. Sides richly tooled in gold, panel design with drawer handle motifs and interlacings à la pointillé. Spine with 6 raised bands, in compartments gilt decorated with floral motifs… Read more
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cover of Fumée d'Opium. Préface par Pierre Louÿs. [Dixème mille]

Fumée d'Opium. Préface par Pierre Louÿs. [Dixème mille]

by FARRERE, Claude (= Frédéric-Charles Bargone 1876-1957),

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1919.
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Paris,: E. Flammarion,, 1919.. [iv], vii, [i, blank], 288 pp. 12mo (12 x 18,5 cm.). Half green cloth over marbled boards, spien gilt lettered, original coloured lithographed wrappers bound in. With numerous black & white illustrations by Louis Morin. ** First illustrated edition. An almost forgotten novel about Opium, set in the exotic location of Indocine, and with many… Read more
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cover of L'Or. L'Or dans le laboratoire, l'Or dans la nature, L'extraction de l'Or, Le traitement des minerais, La Métallurgie de l'Or, Préparation mécanique et traitement chimique, De quelques régions minères, A quoi sert l'Or?, Des usages industriels de l'Or, La Monnaie d'Or, Conclusion

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Paris,: Librarie Nony & Cie,, 1901.. [iv], 363, [i, blank] pp. Very large 8vo (22 x 32 cm.). Recent half green grained morocco, spine gilt lettered, marbled boards. With 302 engravings and photographs. ** First edition of one of the most comprehensive work on the subject, and an important iconography. NB. this is a heavy item which requires additional… Read more
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cover of Catalogue Général de Musique 1931

Catalogue Général de Musique 1931

by FORTIN, G. (editeur)

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(1930).
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Paris,: G. Fortin,, (1930).. [xxxii], 511, [i] pp. 8vo. (16 x 25 cm.). Original half cloth (slightly faded; some small stains). With several plates, art-deco decorations and an 20 pp. illustrated catalogue of piano's. ¶ The complete catalogue of musical scores published by Fortin up to that date, including piano, vocal, dance and instrumental music arranged by composer. -… Read more
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cover of Ansichtkaart Brouwzaal van de voormalige brouwerij van het Seminarie van Hoogstraten (provincie Antwerpen)

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[s.l.n.d.], [ca. 1910].. Pictorial; post card of the brewing room of the former brewery of the Hoogstraten (Antwerpen) seminary. Inscribed on the verso, with a stamp. Size: 13,8 x 9 cm.
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cover of Hans Memling. Biographie. Tableaux conservés à Brugges

Hans Memling. Biographie. Tableaux conservés à Brugges

by [Memling].-- WAELE, W.H. James

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1901.
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Bruges,: L. de Plancke,, 1901.. vi, [ii], 56 pp. Small8vo (13,5 x 21 cm.). Original printed wrappers (slightly dust soiled and some slight rubbings), uncut. With 2 plates. ¶ The rare original edition, including a description of Hôpital Saint-Jean. Copy with some pensil annotations. Added are 4 newspaper cuts related to Memling and Jan van Eyck.
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cover of L'Ecole de la Mignature (sic), Dans laquelle on peut aifément apprendre à peindre sans Maitre, ainsi que les secrets de faire les plus belles couleurs; l'Or Bruni, & l'Or en Coquille. Avec la Methode pour Etudier l'Art de la Peinture tant à Fresque, en Detrempe, & à l'Huile, que sur le Verre, en Email, Mosaïque & Damasquinuere: l'Eclaircissement sur l'utilisé des Estampes: l'Instruction pour la connoissance des Tableaux: Les Sentimens sur la Peinture & sur les differens Goûts des Nation, & un Dictionaire des Termes les plus usitéz dans l'Art. Recueil fait par M. Pil & autres. Nouvelle Edition, Augmentée

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Bruxelles,: J. Moris,, 1759.. vi, 283, [xiii] pp. Small 8vo (10,5 x 16,5 cm.). Bound in 19th century half olive morocco, spine divided into 5 compartments with 7 quadruple gilt rulers, gilt lettered; 4 blind tooled floral ornaments in 4 compartments; marbled end papers (partly some very slight rubbing). Title printed in red and black. With some… Read more
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cover of Marionnettes et Marionnettistes de France... Tableau Général de l'activité des Manipulateurs de Poupées, Précédé de propos sur la Marionnette et d'une Grammaire elémentaire de Manipulation, et suivi d'une BIBLIOGRAPHIE DES MARIONNETTES Imprimés de langue française et documents annexes [vignette]

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Paris,: Bordas,, 1947.. 184, XCII, [iv] pp. 4to (23 x 28 cm.). Bound in simili leather, spine gilt letterd, original printed front wrapper bound in. Title printed in red and black. With 20 illustrations in the text, numerous vignettes, and ca. 175 photographs printed on 128 pages coated paper. The standard work on the subject. The first… Read more
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cover of Essai sur le Gouvernement des Prisons, ... [and] Règlement de l'Association de Bienfaisance sour le nom de Confrèrie de la Consolation, dérigée a Namur en 1820

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Namur,: D. Gerard,, (n.d. ca. 1838).. 2 parts in one volume: 89, [iii, blank] pp. 8vo (14 x 22,5 cm.). Contemporary full long grained red morocco, sides gilt tooled with a double border and corner pieces, floral decoration in the centre; spine gilt tooled with decorative lines and 5 dots in the compartments; edges gilt; marbled end-papers (partly very… Read more
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cover of L'Ecole de peinture de Leyde et le Romantisme hollandais au début de la Renaissance, Cornelis Engebrechtsz

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Lille,: Emile, Raoust,, 1929.. [iv], xlii, 502 pp. 8vo (14 x 23 cm.). Original orange printed wrappers, entirely unopened and uncut. With 24 black and white plates. ¶ The standard reasoned catalogue of the work of Cornelis Engebrechtsz (1475-1527), who lived in Leiden and established a large and productive workshop there that trained many important painters. He primarily painted… Read more
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cover of VOYAGE dans les états Barbaresques de Maroc, Alger, Tunis et Tripoly; Ou Lettres D'un des Captifs qui viennent d'être rachetés par MM. les Chanoines réguliers de la Sainte-Trinité; SUIVIES D'une Notice sur leur rachat, & du Catalogue de leurs noms

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Paris,: Chez Guillot, Libraire de Monsieur,, 1785.. viii, [9]-193, [i], 8 pp. 12mo. (11 x 18 cm.). Sewn, entirely uncut (à la barbe), loose contemporary grey wrappers (spine strip gone); preserved in modern blue blind wrappers and a wooden drop box. ¶ The very rare first edition of a series of letters by a French naval officer who was… Read more
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cover of De reis naar de Maan in 28 dagen en 12 uren. Naar de 18e Franse uitgave door H.M.C. van Oosterzee. Tweede druk

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Leiden,: P. van Santen, [n.d. ca. 1879]. [iv], 231, [i] pp. Small 8vo (14 x 20 cm.). Contemporary half brown Marocco, raisen bands, gilt lettered (slightly rubbed & faded; corners rubbed). With numerous xylographic (wood engravings) plates in the text. An early Dutch edition of Verne's most popular text. Bound with: Jules VERNE, Avonturen van drie Russen en drie… Read more
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cover of La Femme, sa condition sociale depuis l'Antiquité jusqu'a nos jours

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Paris,: Geroeges Hurtrel, artiste-éditeur,, 1887. 279, [iii] pp. Large 8vo (21.5 x 29,5 cm.). Finely bound in half red shagreen, spine with 5 raised band with gilt rullers, in compartments gilt decorated with a floral pattern, gilt lettered on a red morocco label, marbled end-papers (buckram sides with some scattered very slight staining). Richly illustrated with 3 chromolithograpgical plates,… Read more
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