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Please, read the item description carefully *** By Gebriel Sagrad Theodat *** (The great journey in the country of Huron in America on the Georgian bay, at the confines of New France called Canada.) – In French language. First edition of the main sour...

From Sigedon LTD


Sphere of Gentry by Morgan, Sylvanus

Not Given. Good. 1661. Hardcover. Rebound copy of original four books, with some missing components. The portrait of King Charles I noted in other copies is missing. A previous (early) bookseller noted "Imperfections", including missing "...

From Range & River Books


Theatrum botanicum the theater of plants or An herball of large extent Containing therein a more ample and exact history and declaration of the physicall herbs and plants distributed into sundry classes or tribes, for the more easie knowledge of the many by Parkinson, John

London: Thomas Cotes, 1640. First edition. Large thick folio, title page, dedication page, preface two pages, author's tributes ten pages, then (ii), 1734 (but actually slightly less as there are several errors of pagination), illustrated with over 2...

From Mike Park Ltd


Boscobel: or The compleat history of His sacred Majesties most miraculous preservation after the Battle of Worcester, 3 Sept. 1651. Introduced by an exact relation of that battle; and illustrated with a map of the city.[Bound with:] Claustrum regale reseratum or The Kings concealment at Trent. by Blount, Thomas, (1618-1679); Wyndham, Anne

London: London: printed by M. Clark, and to be sold by H. Brome and C. Harper, at their shops in S. Pauls Churchyard and Fleetstreet., 1680. 3rd Edition . Full leather. Near Fine. Hove, Frederick Hendrick van. Octavo; [8], 81, [7], 90 pp.; portrait fron...

From Lyppard Books


Narratio persecutionis adversus Christianos excitatae in variis Japoniae regnis ann M.DC.XXVIII, M.DC.XXIX, M.DC.XXX by Ferreira, Christovão

Antverpiae, Ioannem Mevrsivm, 1635 Book. Good. Soft cover. Latin text.; Paperback (in green morocco slipcase with gilt lettering).; 11.5 x 17.5 cm; 0.3 kg; 144 pages.; Hand written title on spine.; Used with signs of wear, namely signs of a previous bookp...

From Jorge Welsh Books


Homo anatomicus or zodiac man from a French book of hours. by [Hardouin Brothers]

Paris: Hardouin, 16th century. Single leaf from a French book of hours, printed on vellum and hand illuminated (185 x 115 mm). Professionally mounted, framed and glazed using archival materials. On the recto, a depiction of the "anatomical man" as a skel...

From Alembic Rare Books


Collection of 100 Curious Old Woodcuts of Surgical Instruments, Modes of Operation, Etc. by [Pare, Ambroise]

Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. 4to (266.7mm x 317.5mm). A collection of mid 17th century surgical woodcuts that appear in an early edition of The Works of that Famous Chirurgion Ambrose Pare Translated out of Latine and Compared with the French by Th[o...

From Minotavros Books



The Compleat Surveyor : Containing the Whole Art of Surveying of Land by LEYBOURN, William

London: George Sawbridge, 1674 pp (22) + 107 + 183-429 . In addition to the frontispiece there are five folding plates. This copy is complete despite the jump in pagination after page 107 ; it corresponds with that in the British Library. Internally very...

From Longland Books


P. Terentii Afri Comoediae sex. Belgica interpretatione, ac notis ad loca difficiliora illustratae. Opera ac studio Henrici Zwaerdecroon. by TERENTIUS

Rotterdam (Rotterdami), Apud Petrum Waesbergium, 1648. Met Privilege voor 15 Iaren. Small 8vo. (VIII, including frontispiece) 607,(1 errata) p. Overlapping vellum 16 cm (Ref: Geerebaert 138,2,11; OiN 362; Schweiger 1082; Cupaiuolo 1312) (Details: Latin t...

From Antiquariaat Fragmenta Selecta


The Private Life of the Romans by D\'Arnay, M

Edinburgh: Donaldson, Edinburgh, 1761. First edition. Hardcover. Good. Edinburgh: Donaldson, Edinburgh, 1761. First edition. Good. First edition translated from the French by D'Arnay. Approx. 6.75 by 4.25'', v + 378pp. Full leather with gilt titles o...

From Bird's Books


The Works of Virgil: Containing His Pastorals, Georgics, and Æneis: adorn'd with a hundred sculptures by Virgilius Maro Publius [Virgil]; John Dryden, trans

London: Jacob Tonson, 1697. First Illustrated Edition. Full leather. Very good/none as issued. M Vander Gucht; Cleyn; Holler; Lambart. A very good, presumed complete, small paper copy of the First Illustrated edition. Full older red leather with bright ...

From Uncommon Works, IOBA


Curia politiæ: or The apologies of several princes: justifying to the world their most eminent actions: by the strength of reason, and the most exact rules of policy. Written in French by the acurate pen of Monsieur de Scudery, Governor of Nostre-Dame. And now faithfully render'd into English. With the figures of many emperors and kings. by Scudéry, Georges, M. de (1601-1667)

London: London; printed for Robert Boulter at the Turk's Head in Cornhil against the Royal Exchainge [sic], 1673. 1st Edition . Half leather. Very Good. Small folio; [16], 140, 145-190 pp, with additional engraved title-page and 11 leaves of plates. Mo...

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