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Die geuerlicheiten und einsteils der geschichten des loblichen streytparen und hochberümbten helds und Ritters herr Tewrdannckhs by [PFINTZING, Melchior] [1481-1535]

[Colophon on A8v:] Nuremberg: Johann Schönsperger, [1517]., 1517. folio. 353 x 248 mm. [ff. 290, incl. blank P5]. xylographic title. 118 large woodcuts in the text. A very nice tall copy bound in 19th century antique-style blind-stamped morocco by Clarke...

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English Botany; Or, Coloured Figures Of British Plants, With Their Essential Characters, Synonyms, And Places Of Growth. To Which Will Be Added, Occasional Remarks by SOWERBY, James [1757-1822] & Sir James Edward SMITH [1759-1828]

London: Printed for the Author by J.Davis…, 1790-1814. First Edition of “one of the most celebrated of all English floras” (Henrey II p. 141). Sir James Edward Smith, author of the letterpress, remarked of the publication: “In the year 1790 the la...

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Atlas Minor by SEUTTER, [Georg] Matthäus [1678-1757]

Augsburg: [c1744]., 1744. oblong folio. [pp. 34]. hand-coloured engraved title with an elaborate allegorical border of the Continents, Empire and the Gods by Martin Gottfrid Crophius after Jacob Christoph Weyerman & 65 hand-coloured engraved maps by T...

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Bref om de Förenta Staterna, författade under en resa till Amerika, ären 1818, 1819, 1820 by KLINCKOWSTRÖM, Baron Axel [Leonhard] Von [1775-1837]

Stockholm: Tryckt I Ecksteinska Tryckeriet, 1824., 1824. Text: 2 Volumes in 1. 8vo. pp. 2 p.l., ix, 242 [ie. 238: pp. 109-112 omitted in pagination], [1 leaf]errata; viii, [243]-496, [1 leaf]errata. folding table printed on both sides. additional engraved...

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The History Of The Royal Residences Of Windsor Castle, St. James's Palace, Carlton House, Kensington Palace, Hampton Court, Buckingham House, And Frogmore by PYNE, W[illiam] H[enry] [1769-1843]

London: Printed For A.Dry., L.Harrison, Printer, 1819., 1819. 3 Volumes. 4to. pp. 2 p.l., ii, [1 leaf], 188, [1 leaf], 21; 3 p.l., 88, [1 leaf], 28, [1 leaf], 88; 3 p.l., 80, [1 leaf], 92, 16. 100 hand-coloured aquatint plates. 1 wood-engraved vignette. t...

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Lettres Édifiantes Et Curieuses, Écrites Des Missions Étrangères. Nouvelle Édition by [JESUIT RELATIONS]

Paris: J.G.Merigot le jeune, 1780-83., 1780. 26 Volumes. 12mo. complete with half-titles. 26 folding engraved maps & plans & 23 engraved plates (11 folding). 4 folding tables. woodcut ornaments. contemporary tree calf, gilt backs (minor worming to...

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Narrative Of A Journey To The Shores Of The Polar Sea, In The Years 1819, 20, 21, And 22... [UNIFORMLY BOUND WITH:] Narrative Of A Second Expedition To The Shores Of The Polar Sea, In The Years 1825, 1826, And 1827 by FRANKLIN, John [1786-1847]

London: John Murray, 1823-28. 4to. pp. xvi, 768. xxiv, [xxi]-xxiv, 320, clvii, [1], [1 leaf]errata. with half-title & errata slip in first volume. first vol. with 30 plates, engraved by Edward Finden & J.Curtis after drawings by Curtis, George Back & Rob...

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THE REPOSITORY OF ARTS, LITERATURE, COMMERCE, Manufactures, Fashions, and Politics…

[London]: R[udolph] Ackermann, 1809-19. 21 of the first 22 Volumes of this periodical, consisting of Series I, Volumes I-XIV in 14, Jan. 1809-Dec. 1815 (complete run, incl. 4 supplements), & Series II Volumes II-VIII, July 1816-Dec.1819 (lacking Serie...

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Some Thoughts Concerning Education by [LOCKE, John] [1632-1704]

London: Printed for A. and J.Churchill, 1693., 1693. 8vo. pp. 4 p.l., 262, [2]. contemporary mottled calf (front joint cracked, short split in upper rear joint, spine ends bit chipped, lacking front flyleaf, discolouration to outer margin in some gatherin...

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New Voyages To North-America. Containing An Account of the several Nations of that vast Continent...A Geographical Description of Canada, and a Natural History of the Country by LAHONTAN, [Louis Armand de Lom d’Arce], Baron de [1666-1716]

London: Printed for H.Bonwicke, T.Goodwin, M.Wotton, B.Tooke, and S.Manship, 1703. First Edition of the English Translation. Lahontan was only sixteen years of age when he first arrived in New France in 1683, as an officer in the colonial regular troops....

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Paisages Maritimes. Faicts par S.D.Bella Et Mis en lumière par Israël by BELLA, S[tefano] Della [1610-1664]

[Paris?: 1640's?]. etched title & 6 etched plates. approximately 122/141 x 73/83 mm. all mounted in an album. oblong 8vo. 19th century mottled calf by R. De Coverley, all edges gilt (joints cracked, hinges strengthened). [BOUND WITH:] BELLA, S[tef...

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Wanderings Of An Artist Among The Indians Of North America From Canada To Vancouver Island And Oregon Through The Hudson’s Bay Territory And Back Again by KANE, Paul [1810-1871]

London: Longman, Brown, Green, Longmans, and Roberts, 1859. First Edition of this fascinating record of the western travels of one of the most famous nineteenth century Canadian painters. Inspired by George Catlin, whom he met during a visit to Europe, K...

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The Journals Of Susanna Moodie. by ATWOOD, Margaret & Charles PACHTER

folio. 37 deckle-edges sheets (30 folded).p 32 serigraphs. loosely laid into dark blue suede and cloth clamshell box. A flawless copy of the finest and most coveted of Canadian livres d’artiste, Limited to 120 copies + 2 printers’ proofs, signed by ...

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Beschreibung von dem Lande Kamtschatka… [Edited by Jean-Benoît Scherer]. by STELLER, Georg Wilhelm [1709-1746]

Frankfurt & Leipzig: Johann Georg Fleischer, 1774. First Edition. Scarce (Howes' 'b' rating). Steller, a German zoologist and botanist, was one of the scientists who participated in Vitus Bering's second expedition, 1734-43, in search of a northern sea r...

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Travels To Discover The Source Of The Nile, In The Years 1768, 1769, 1770, 1771, 1772, And 1773 by BRUCE, James [1730-1794]

Edinburgh: Printed by J.Ruthven for G.G.J. and J.Robinson, London, 1790., 1790. 5 Volumes. 4to. pp. 6 p.l., lxxxiii, 535; 2 p.l., viii, 718; 2 p.l., viii, 759; 2 p.l., viii, 695; 2 p.l., xiv, 230, [9]index, [1]errata. complete with half-titles but lacking...

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