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Atlas Maior Of 1665

Atlas Maior Of 1665

by Joan Blaeu

Atlas Maior Of 1665

Atlas Maior Of 1665

by Joan Krogt, Peter Van Der Blaeu

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Atlas Maior

by Peter Van Der Krogt

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FREI MANUEL CARDOSO. COMPOSITOR PORTUGUÊS.

FREI MANUEL CARDOSO. COMPOSITOR PORTUGUÊS.

by ALEGRIA. (José Augusto)

Soft Cover. Good. (1566-1650) Ministério da Educação. Instituto de Cultura e Língua Portuguesa. Lisboa. 1983. De 19,5x11,5 cm. com 103 págs. Ilustrado no texto com pautas e notações musicais. Brochado. Excelente biografia, muito bem documentada, de um dos maiores compositores portugueses de música polifónica, que legou um vasto conjunto de obras primas de música sacra, muito interpretadas e gravadas, actualmente, por músicos de diversos países. Contém... Read more
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€25.00
UMA MALOGRADA TENTATIVA DE DESCOBRIMENTO NO CABO DE BOA ESPERANÇA NO ANO DE 1648.

UMA MALOGRADA TENTATIVA DE DESCOBRIMENTO NO CABO DE BOA ESPERANÇA NO ANO DE 1648.

by NASCIMENTO MOURA. (Jacinto J. do)

Soft Cover. Good. Congresso Internacional de História dos Descobrimentos. Separata do Vol. V das Actas. Papelaria Fernandes. Lisboa. 1961. De 25x18 cm. Com 22 págs. Brochado. I-6-D-340
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€40.00
POLÍTICA MILITAR EM AVISOS DE GENERAIS.

POLÍTICA MILITAR EM AVISOS DE GENERAIS.

by MANUEL DE MELO. (D. Francisco)

Soft Cover. Good. Tradução, comentários e estudo sobre o autor por Reis Brasil. Separata da Revista CNA - Órgão dos Colégios Nuno Álvares. Tomar. 1971. De 22,5x17 cm. Com 144, [ii] págs. Brochado. I-113-E-42
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€35.00
A Chronicle of the Kings of England, from the Time of the Romans Government Unto the Death of King James. Containing All Passages of State and Church, with All Other Observations Proper for a Chronicle, Faithfully Collected Out of Authors Ancient and...

A Chronicle of the Kings of England, from the Time of the Romans Government Unto the Death of King James. Containing All Passages of State and Church, with All Other Observations Proper for a Chronicle, Faithfully Collected Out of Authors Ancient and...

by Baker, Sir Richard

London: George Sawbridge, 1674. Hardback, recent morocco-backed cloth. New end-papers. 36cm x 22cm. Pp. 772, [42]. Engraved frontispiece portrait of Charles II laid down and slightly adhering to title at margin, engraved additional title. The odd rust-hole. Light foxing and browning. A heavy book, additional postage may be required for orders outside the UK. (ar13). Hard Cover. Very Good.
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£360.00
European Sculpture From Romanesque to Rodin

European Sculpture From Romanesque to Rodin

by Molesworth, H.D. in collaboration with P. Cannon Brookes

London: Thames & Hudson. 1965. Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. Illustrated with Colour and Black & White Photographs. 288 pages Part of the World of Art Library. . Reprint. Hardback.
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AU$14.00
Oranger A Fruit Oblong; Arancio a Frutto Bislungo

Oranger A Fruit Oblong; Arancio a Frutto Bislungo

by POITEAU, Pierre-Antoine

Paris: Mme Herissant Le Doux, 1818. Stipple engraving with original hand coloring. 13 1/4 x 9 1/2 inches.<br/><br/> Beautiful side and sectional view of a sour orange. The monograph by Antoine Risso and A. Poiteau, Histoire Naturelle of the Orangers, became the standard work for the classification of citrus plants.<br/><br/>
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$175.00
Geranium narcissus &amp; white double-hybrid daffodil; Plate 28 from Le Jardin du Roy Chrestien

Geranium narcissus & white double-hybrid daffodil; Plate 28 from Le Jardin du Roy Chrestien

by VALLET, Pierre

Paris: Pierre Vallet, 1608. unbound. very good(+). Engraving with hand coloring. Image measures 11.5" x 6.5", sheet measure 14" x 8.75". In very good condition.<br/><br/> Plate 28 from 'Le Jardin du Roy Chrestien' showing six 'Geranium' narcissus stems and one white double-hybrid daffodil. <br><br> Pierre Valet (1575-1642) was the official embroiderer to King Louis XIII. He had access to exotic flowers in the Royal Gardens of... Read more
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$400.00
West Barbarie. East Barbarie

West Barbarie. East Barbarie

by MORDEN, Robert

London: Morden, Robert. unbound. Miniature map. Uncolored engraving. Sheet measures 7.75" x 6.25".<br/><br/> Beautiful miniature map of the Barbary Coast in northern Africa dating to circa 1687. Divided in two sections, the top section features a map of West Barbary including the coast of Morocco, Algeria and Tunisia. The bottom section features a map of East Barbary and covers from Libya to Egypt and the Nile Delta. Beautifully details the Barbary Coast which was at the time known... Read more
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$125.00
Vera Lombardia; come futerminata da Carlo Magno dopo la sua Incornatione secondo il Sigonio del Regno

Vera Lombardia; come futerminata da Carlo Magno dopo la sua Incornatione secondo il Sigonio del Regno

by TESAURO, Emanuel

Venice: Giacomo Hertz, 1667. unbound. very good. Map. Engraving. Measures 5.75 x 7.75 inches. Shows some foxing. In very good condition.<br/><br/> Beautifully engraved map of Northern Italy, from 'Del Regno D'Italia Sotto I Barbari Epitome Del Conte & Caualier Gran Croce,' text by Valerio Castiglione.<br/><br/>
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$150.00
First Impressions. The British Discovery of Australia

First Impressions. The British Discovery of Australia

by Steven, Margaret

London: British Museum (Natural History). 1988. Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Illustrated with colour and black & white plates. Colour maps. 96 pages. Published to accompany an exhibition at the British Museum (Natural History) to celebrate the bi-centenary of European settlement in Australia. Robust, professional packaging and tracking provided for all parcels. . 1st Edition.... Read more
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AU$14.00
[Caption title:] Traslado de una carta en que declara todo lo sucedido en Estados de Flandes, desde fin de Agosto, hasta 20. de Octubre de 1624

[Caption title:] Traslado de una carta en que declara todo lo sucedido en Estados de Flandes, desde fin de Agosto, hasta 20. de Octubre de 1624

by Lara, Rodrigo de

Madrid: Juan Delgado, 1624. First edition. Bifolio. Chipped at outer margins, not affecting the text. Contemporary numerical inscriptions in upper margin of the first page. Tears, with tiny losses at the gutter, and slight loss to text at folds. Faint damp staining. Artistically restored, losses repaired in Japanese paper. Overall in good condition.. First edition. Bifolio. (4) p. First edition of this scarce, Spanish, first-hand account about the first phase of the Siege of Breda, a significant... Read more
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$2601.20
Pictaviae Ducatus Descriptio, Vulgo le Pais de Poictou

Pictaviae Ducatus Descriptio, Vulgo le Pais de Poictou

by BLAEU, Willem

Amsterdam: Willem Blaeu. unbound. Map. Engraving with original hand color. Image measures 15 x 19.5".<br/><br/> Lovely map of the Poitou region of southwest France with delightful banner title. The map identifies important towns, fortifications, rivers, vineyards and villages throughout with beautifully rendered mountains and forests.<br><br>The white wines of Haut-Poitou are noted for their powerful aroma. Sauvignon blanc and Cabernet franc is produced in the region. A wine... Read more
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$250.00
[Cow] Animalia, ad vivum delineata, et aqua forti aeri impressa

[Cow] Animalia, ad vivum delineata, et aqua forti aeri impressa

by BERCHEM, Nicolaes

Etching. Image measures 4" x 5 1/4".<br/><br/> This etching of a cow is from an edition of Nicolaes Berchem's "Animalia," sometimes known as "A Man's Sketchbook." Like other artists of the Dutch Golden Age, during which realistic landscape painting flourished, Berchem made these series of etchings to hone his skills in rendering animals. This image, printed in the mid-17th century, shows a cow in full profile, standing in a somewhat barren landscape. It... Read more
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$200.00
LES FAUX DON SÉBASTIEN.

LES FAUX DON SÉBASTIEN.

by D’ANTAS. (Miguel)

Hard Cover. Good. Étude sur l’histoire de Portugal. Par Miguel D'Antas, Conseilleur de La Lègation de Sa Majesté le Roi de Portugal en France. Chez Auguste Durand, Libraire. Paris. 1866. De 22x15 cm. Com 476 pags. Encadernação com lombada em pele. Inocêncio XVII, 62. “MIGUEL MARTINS DANTAS (v. Dicc., tomo VI, pag. 244). Commendador da ordem de S. Thiago. Foi ministro dos negocios estrangeiros, nomeado por decreto de 25 de março de 1881, mas pouco tempo esteve no... Read more
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€120.00
HISTÓRIA DE PORTUGAL MODERNO - POLÍTICO E INSTITUCIONAL.

HISTÓRIA DE PORTUGAL MODERNO - POLÍTICO E INSTITUCIONAL.

by HESPANHA. (António Manuel)

Soft Cover. Good. Universidade Aberta. Lisboa. 1995. De 30x21 cm. Com 302, [ii] págs. Brochado. Ilustrado no texto com tabelas, gráficos e mapas. Exemplar com dedicatória na folha de rosto. I-69-G-3
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€40.00
ESTUDOS SOBRE A CRISE NACIONAL.

ESTUDOS SOBRE A CRISE NACIONAL.

by PULIDO VALENTE. (Vasco)

Soft Cover. Good. Estudos Portugueses. Imprensa Nacional Casa da Moeda. Lisboa. 1980. De 21x15 cm. Com 316 págs. Brochado. Capa de brochura posterior com fotografia, nota biográfica e bibliografia do autor. Livro constituído por ensaios e artigos escritos entre 1965 e 1969, nos quais o autor «procurou ver claro nessa questão que todos os Portugueses que jamais se atreveram a pensar têm consigo mesmos: Portugal.» Inclui: Ramalho Ortigão e a crise do Estado em Portugal; António... Read more
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€50.00
INQUISIÇÃO E CRISTÃOS-NOVOS.

INQUISIÇÃO E CRISTÃOS-NOVOS.

by SARAIVA. (António José)

Soft Cover. Good. Quarta Edição. Colecção Civilização Portuguesa. 2. Editorial Inova. Porto. 1969. De 20x14 cm. Com 319, [vii] pags. Brochado. Ensaio sobre a sociedade portuguesa dos séculos XVI, XVII e XVIII, analisando o contexto histórico em que surgem os cristãos-novos portugueses, perscrutando as razões que presidiram ao estabelecimento do Santo Ofício em Portugal e propondo uma tese arrojada que representa uma mutação decisiva na problemática da... Read more
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€30.00
The Primitive Origin of Mankind considered and examined according to the light of nature

The Primitive Origin of Mankind considered and examined according to the light of nature

by Hale, Sir Matthew Hale

London: William Godbid for William Shrowsbery, 1677, 1676. This copy is bound in full later panneled calf with a spine label. It is a very handsome copy. This copy was owned by Desmond Morris, and has his book plate. The problem of human origins, of how and when the first humans appeared in the world, has been addressed in a DSC_0042variety of ways in western thought. In the 17th century the predominant explanation for the origin of the world and the beings that inhabit it, especially human beings, was... Read more
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$2800.00
O MANEIRISMO E O ESTATUTO SOCIAL DOS PINTORES PORTUGUESES.

O MANEIRISMO E O ESTATUTO SOCIAL DOS PINTORES PORTUGUESES.

by SERRÃO. (Vitor)

Soft Cover. Good. Colecção Arte e Artistas. Imprensa Nacional-Casa da Moeda. Lisboa. 1983. De 23,5x16,5 cm. Com 480 págs. Brochado. Exemplar com etiqueta da Imprensa Nacional-Casa da Moeda na folha de guarda. I-210-E-10
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€60.00
Asia with the Islands adjoyning described, the atire of the people, &amp; Towns of importance...; John Speed Map of Asia (First British map of Asia ever published)

Asia with the Islands adjoyning described, the atire of the people, & Towns of importance...; John Speed Map of Asia (First British map of Asia ever published)

by SPEED, John

London: George Humble, 1627. unbound. Map. Engraving with later hand coloring. Image measures 15.25" x 20".<br/><br/> This fascinating 1627 map of Asia by John Speed is the first British map of Asia. The map presents the entire continent from the Mediterranean east to include Japan and the East Indies. The map presents many speculations and common conventions found at a time when parts of Asia were largely unexplored by Europeans.<br><br>Korea is presented as an... Read more
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$3650.00
A PINTURA PROTOBARROCA EM PORTUGAL, 1612-1657. O TRIUNFO DO NATURALISMO E DO TENEBRISMO.

A PINTURA PROTOBARROCA EM PORTUGAL, 1612-1657. O TRIUNFO DO NATURALISMO E DO TENEBRISMO.

by SERRÃO. (Vítor)

Soft Cover. Good. Colecção Colibri História 21. Edições Colibri. Lisboa. 2000. De 23x16,5 cm. Com 518, [i] págs. Brochado. Ilustrado em extratexto sob papel couché com 41 gravuras a preto e branco e 8 a cores. Exemplar com etiqueta do editor na folha de guarda anterior. A obra encontra-se divida em três partes: I Parte: A Ruptura com o Figurino Maneirista; II Parte: A «Muda Poesia» e o «Claro-Escuro»; III Parte: A Pintura Face aos Programas, à Ideologia e aos... Read more
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€50.00
A General Chronological History of France, Beginning Before the Reign of King pharamond, and Ending with the Reign of King Henry the Fourth: Containing both the Civil and the Ecclesiastical Transactions of That Kingdom

A General Chronological History of France, Beginning Before the Reign of King pharamond, and Ending with the Reign of King Henry the Fourth: Containing both the Civil and the Ecclesiastical Transactions of That Kingdom

by Mezeray, Sieur De

London: Thomas Basset et al, 1683. Hardback, full-calf. 33cm x 21.5cm. Pp. [8], 968, [62]. Engraved title page. Binding is rubbed and worn, with some surface abrasions. Previous owner's bookplate to front pastedown. Some damp staining to boards and first and last few pages. Scarce. A heavy book, additional postage may be required for orders outside the UK. (bs45). Hard Cover. Fair.
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£250.00
CARTAS FAMILIARES. [4.ª EDIÇÃO]

CARTAS FAMILIARES. [4.ª EDIÇÃO]

by MANUEL DE MELO. (D. Francisco)

Soft Cover. Good. Selecção, prefácio e notas pelo Prof. M. Rodrigues Lapa. 2ª Edição. Colecção de Clássicos Sá da Costa. Livraria Sá da Costa Editora. Lisboa. 1942. De 19x13 cm. com xxvii, 291 págs. Brochado. Exemplar com ex-libris de Manuel do Casal Ribeiro de Carvalho colado na folha de guarda. Conjunto de 116 cartas de D. Francisco Manuel de Melo seleccionadas da 1ª edição, publicada em Roma, em 1664. Rodrigues Lapa considera que «as cartas são a... Read more
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€30.00
Aegypti Recentior Descriptio: Aegyptis &amp; Turcis Elchibith; Arabibus Mesre &amp; Misri, Hebraeis Mitsraim

Aegypti Recentior Descriptio: Aegyptis & Turcis Elchibith; Arabibus Mesre & Misri, Hebraeis Mitsraim

by JANSSON, J

Amsterdam: Jansson, J., 1650. unbound. Map. Hand colored engraving. Image measures 21" x 25."<br/><br/> Mid-17th century, double page map of Egypt showing Cairo and the Nile river as it flows from the Mediterranean Sea. Oriented 90 degrees to the right, so that the Nile is horizontal, the notations for cities and population centers are more dense near Cairo and Jerusalem, and become more sparse the farther from the Mediterranean the Nile flows. Much of the Red Sea can be seen as... Read more
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$750.00
Morias Enkomion [Greek] Stultitiae Laus. Desid. Erasmi Rot. Declamatio

Morias Enkomion [Greek] Stultitiae Laus. Desid. Erasmi Rot. Declamatio

by ERASMUS

Amsterdam: Henricum Wetstentium, 1685. hardcover. very good(+). Engraved title depicting a court jester on a pulpit before his congregation. [7], 152 pages. Slim 16mo, early vellum-backed marbled boards with morocco spine label (binding well-rubbed but sound and attractive; ownership inkstamp on verso of title which has offset on recto, otherwise a rather clean copy with wide margins). Amsterdam: Henricum Wetstentium, 1685. An early edition of this uncommon book.<br/><br/> Translated into... Read more
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$1000.00