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Grooten Atlas (Atlas Major). by BLAEU, Willem & Jan

Amsterdam: Johannes Blaeu, 1664. The greatest and finest atlas ever published A particularly handsome set of the Dutch edition of "the greatest and finest atlas ever published" (Koeman). The Atlas Major as initially published in its various editions was…

From Peter Harrington


The David Powers collection of John F. Kennedy's speeches and manuscripts. by KENNEDY, John F

c.1945-63. The most significant Kennedy archive in private hands The David Powers collection of John F. Kennedy's speeches and manuscripts constitutes the largest cache of original JFK documents remaining in private hands, mostly unpublished, spanning th…

From Peter Harrington


Tercero cathecismo y exposicion de la Doctrina Christiana, por Sermones …. by [CATHOLIC CHURCH, Catechism]

Los Reyes [i.e., Lima], Por Antonio Ricardo, 1585.. First Edition. 4°, contemporary limp vellum (slightly darkened), yapped edges, remains of ties. Large Jesuit device on title-page, woodcut initials. Text in Spanish (italic type), Quechua, and Aymara…

From Richard C. Ramer Old & Rare Books


Comiença la Cronica del Serenissimo Rey Don Juan el Segundo deste nombre, impressa en la muy noble y leal ciudad de Logroño: por mandado del catholico rey don Carlos su visnieto …. by [CRÓNICA del Rey Don Juan el Segundo]

Logroño, Arnão Guillen de Brocar, 1517.. First Edition. Folio (36 x 24.5 cm.), contemporary blind-tooled calf, boards nicely refurbished (but with some recent damage to corners and rubbing to spine); very skillfully rebacked, and with new clasps. L…

From Richard C. Ramer Old & Rare Books


El ingenioso hidalgo Don Quixote de la Mancha. by CERVANTES SAAVEDRA, Miguel

Valencia, En Casa de Pedro Patricio Mey, acusta de Iusepe Ferrer, mercador de libros, 1605.. First Valencia edition. 8°, full reddish brown crushed morocco, spine richly gilt with raised bands in six compartments, crimson leather lettering piece in se…

From Richard C. Ramer Old & Rare Books


Questiones super duos libros Peri hermenias Aristotelis …. by DULLAERT, Jean, of Ghent [also known as Johannes Dullardus de Gandavo]

[Colophon] Salamanca, (Juan de Porras), 1517.. First edition in this form. Folio (29.5 x 20 cm.), contemporary blind-tooled morocco over boards, complex interlacing roll alternating with rows of circular punches between sets of 3 parallel lines; expertly…

From Richard C. Ramer Old & Rare Books


Opera Mathematica unum volumen congesta. by SHONER, JOHANNES

Nuremberg: Johann Montanus & Ulrich Neuber, 1551.Folio ( 320 x 200mm) , 3 Parts in one volume, Early Citron Morocco Gilt, Gilt Crest of the Duke of Devonshire on Upper and Lower Covers, title printed in red and black, woodcut ornament on title-page, port…

From Bruce Marshall Rare Books


Unusual and interesting collection of 34 works in 29 volumes, mostly constitutions and laws from Mexico and its component states, plus a few essays on related subjects. Dates range from 1821 to 1868, with three-quarters of the items printed in or before 1831. by [MEXICO]. Collection of Mexican constitutions and laws

, , 1821-1868.. 34 works in 29 volumes. , Nearly all are in very fine condition; half a dozen or so show some soiling or dampstaining. *** The collection includes pieces printed at Mérida de Yucatán, Durango, Puebla, Ciudad Victoria, Chihuahua, …

From Richard C. Ramer Old & Rare Books


Globe Terrestris. In quo locorum insigniorum situs terraeque facies, secundum praecipuas celeberrimorum nostri aevi observationes. by DOPPELMAYR, JOHANN GABRIEL

Johann Georg Puschner, Nuremberg, 1728. 32 cm Coloured Terrestrial Globe in Original Condition. Terrestrial Globe made up of two sets of twelve coloured engraved globe gores , 2 engraved polar calottes and 2 coloured engraved title or text cartouches. Ass…

From Bruce Marshall Rare Books


Il Disegno del Discoperto della Noua Franza. by FORLANI, PAOLO & ZALTIERI, BOLOGNINO

Double-page engraved map of North America on watermarked laid paper. 260 x 390mm margins to the platemark, a Strong Fine Impression, inlaid Lafreri-style to a larger sheet 550 x 740mm,. Second state with Venetijs aeneis formis Bolognini Zalterij Anno MDL…

From Bruce Marshall Rare Books



Folio (405 x 265 cm). Printed title within elaborate woodcut border, 27 double-page maps of the ancient world, 22 double-page maps of the modern world, one full-page map of Lotharingia on verso of map 46, together 50 woodcut maps, most with Latin text on …

From Bruce Marshall Rare Books


Narrative of the Surveying Voyages of His Majesty’s Ships Adventure and Beagle, between the Years 1826 and 1836, describing their Examination of the Southern Shores of South America, and the Beagle’s Circumnavigation of the Globe. by DARWIN, CHARLES and ROBERT FITZROY

London, Henry Colburn, 1839, 3 vols in four (vol 2 having a separate Appendix), 8vo (235 x 145 mm), pp xxviii [iv] 1-559, 556-597 [recte 601]; xiv [ii] 694 [2]; viii 352; xiv 629 [609]–615, with 8 engraved folding maps and charts (loosely inserted …

From Bruce Marshall Rare Books


Diamonds are Forever by FLEMING, Ian Lancaster (1908-1964)

London: Jonathan Cape, 1956. [Spy thriller] FIRST EDITION, Binding A. SIGNED PRESENTATION COPY. Octavo (20 x 14cm), pp.257; [1], blank. Publisher's black cloth titled in silver, with the pictorial dust-jacket designed by Pat Marriott priced at 12/6. Insc…

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