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Emperor Franz Joseph Grant of Arms and Nobility Signed, Austro-Hungarian Empire. by Emperor Franz Joseph I (1830-1916)

1859 Seven partially printed and calligraphic pages on four leaves, 11.5" x 15", December 20, 1859. The document bestows the Imperial Austrian Order of the Iron Crown (Orden der Eisernen Krone) on Professor Doctor Franz Pitha. It also grants the...

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CA$4,750.00


Apolinarii interpretatio Psalmorum versibus heroicis / Metaphrasis tou Psalteros dia sichon heroicon [graecé] by Apollinarius ( Bishop of Laodicea)

Paris: Apud I. Bene-natum, 1580 [pp. 8] - pp. 200 - 256p / Binding rubbed at corner and spine. Hinges are cracked. Inside pages are in very good condition, clean and solid. ONLY 2 COPIES FOUND AT THE BRITISH LIBRARY!!! EXTREMELY RARE!!! Text in Greek...

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CA$795.00


The Ornamental Arts of Japan by Audsley, George Ashdown [1838-1925]

New York.: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1883 1883-1884. 2 vol. in 4. 16.25" x 11.5". Containing text, 2 lithographed frontispieces in red and black, and 105 plates, most being chromolithographs and many heightened in gold. All with tissue guards...

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CA$1,550.00


Atlas Universel by ROBERT DE VAUGONDY, Gilles & Didier

Paris: les Auteurs & Boudet, 1757 Engraved title, 108 engraved maps (3 folding 105 double-page), all hand-coloured in outline and mounted on guards, each map with original stencilled title on the verso, uncut. (Occasional browning and creasing, a few ...

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CA$29,600.00


Histoire de Barlaam et de Josaphat, Roy des Indes, composee par Sainct Jean Damascene, Traduicte de Grec en Français, par F. Jean de Billy, Prieur de la Chartreuse de Gaillon. by Jean Damascène (Saint; 0650?-0749?): Auteur présumé du texte; Billy, Jean de (1530-1580): Traducteur

Rouen.: Chez Jean Osmont, dans la Cour du Palais, 1600 580 pages - (10p), Reliure en cuir, dos à 5 nerfs avec pièce de titre et dorure. Mors fendus mais se tenant encore. Pages intérieures en très bonne condition, propres et so...

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CA$1,000.00


Ubu Roi. Lithographies originales de Joan Miró. by Jarry, Alfred (1873-1907); Miró, Joan (1893-1983)

Paris: Tériade éditeur, 1966 In-folio (422 x 322 mm). (ENGLISH DESCRIPTION AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST). 13 lithographies originales à double page en couleur de Joan Miró. En feuilles, couverture originale imprimée, chemise e...

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CA$28,500.00


Les Delices de la Mort by Jean Puget de La Serre (c. 1595 - 1665)

Brusselles (Bruxelles): Chez François Vivien, derriere l'hostel de Ville. Au bon Pasteur., 1631 (ENGLISH DESCRIPTION AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST) / Frontispiece et titre gravé de C. Galle, 2 portraits pleine-page et 4 curieuses figures hors-t...

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CA$3,600.00


British and European Butterflies and Moths (Macrolepidoptera). by Kappel, A.W. & Kirby, W. Egmont

1896 London: Ernest Nister & New York: E.P. Dutton:[1896], First edition, 1896. 4to,xvi, 273pp, with 30 fine colour litho plates by H. Deuchert and S. Slocombe, 8 b/w figures to text. // Contemporary half morocco, foot of spine defective, rubbed. I...

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CA$295.00


Celle qui n'était plus... by Boileau-Narcejac; Pierre Louis Boileau (1906-1989), Pierre Ayraud dit Thomas Narcejac (1908-1998)

Paris.: Denoël, 1952 240 pages - (2ff). ÉDITION ORIGINALE. Reliure d'origine légèrement usée mais en bonne condition. Pages intérieures légèrement brunies sur les bords, mais en très bonne c...

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CA$500.00


Album contenant 30 portraits de format "Carte de visite" de Personnalités / FINE COLLECTION OF 30 CARTE-DE-VISITE PORTRAITS INCLUDING ONE OF ABRAHAM LINCOLN.

1860 FINE COLLECTION OF 30 CARTE-DE-VISITE PORTRAITS INCLUDING ONE OF ABRAHAM LINCOLN. Album with 30 Carte-de-Visite portraits of celebrities (writers, painters, composers, artists, politicians): Abraham Lincoln, Alexandre Dumas père, Victor Hugo, ...

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CA$8,500.00


Chefs-d'oeuvre De P. Corneille, Avec Les remarques De voltaire - 5 Volumes by CORNEILLE, Pierre

Paris: Adrien Égron, Imprimeur, 1818 COLLATION 5 volumes de LXI-425, 476, 519, 422 et 346 pages; FORMAT: in-12 (8,5x14cm); RELIURE: reliure de l'époque, plein cuir marbré, dos lisse joliment orné aux fers dorés, pi...

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CA$235.00


Encyclopédie d'Architecture. Revue Mensuelle des Travaux Publics et Particuliers. Deuxième Série. Publiée sous la Direction d'un Comité d'Architectes et d'Ingénieurs. 3e Volume - 1874.

Paris.: Ve A. Morel, & Cie., 1874 (4p, Faux-titre, Page de titre) - 130 pages - (2p) - 75 planches (No 169 à 243), la plupart des planches gravées, quelques-unes en chromolithographie ou en double-page. Reliure d'époque tr&egr...

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CA$140.00


The Waverley Novels - 45 volumes (of 48) by Scott, Walter [1771-1832]

Edinburgh: Cadell & Company, 1829 c. 1829-1833. Some binding shows some signs of wear, corner are rubbed. Inside page are in good condition for all volumes, some light foxing. All edges marbled. Lacking volumes 7, 33 and 43. Complete collations availa...

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CA$265.00


Pedigrees of the County Families of England. Vol. I - Lancashire by Foster Joseph (1844-1905)

Oxford and London.: Printed for the Compiler by Head, Hole and Co., 1873 Cover is rubbed at the edges. Front hinge is cracked at the bottom. Some foxing throughout, otherwise the inside pages and folding tables are in good condition, unmarked. Heavy Book ...

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CA$220.00


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