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    • BERN, MATHIAS APIARIUS, 1539
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    • Note Bibliografiche: With 15 near half-page woodcuts including 2 repeats, of which 9 are signed J[akob] K[allenberg], 2 different printer's woodcut device on title and last leaf (honey-licking bears), one by H. Holbein. [6], LXXXI, [1] ff. Small folio. 18th-century calf (worn). From the library of G. Wüthrich (from Trub, Bern) with his engr. supralibros. Bern, Mathias Apiarius, 1539. (Bound with:) MAZZOCCHI, Giacomo (ed.). Epigrammata antiquae urbis. With numerous woodcuts of classical architecture and inscriptins within fine woodcut border. (10), 180 (of 188) leaves. Folio. Rome, Jacobus Mazzochius, April 1521... continua a leggere
    • VENICE, NICOLO ZOPINO & VINCETIO COMPAGNO, NOV. 1524
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    • Note Bibliografiche: Title printed in red an black, within wide figured woodcut border, figured woodcut initials to each book. Printed in Italics. 176 leaves. Small 8vo. Later half vellum with spine labels (old ms. entry on title). From the collection of Hendrik D. L. Vervliet. Venice, Nicolo Zopino & Vincetio compagno, Nov. 1524. Rare edition of the Epitome of Pompeius Trogus' "Historiae Philippicae" which has only come down to us in the excerpts by Justinus (3d or 4th cent.). The original text, in forty-four books, was a general history of the world concentrating on the Macdonian Empire founded by Philip II. ... continua a leggere
    • MUNICH, 10 MARCH 1882
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    • Note Bibliografiche: 1 p. 8vo. Munich, 10 March 1882. Autograph note to "Lieber Josef, mit herzlichem Gruss Dir u. Deiner Frau danke ich Dir für Deine letzten aufmerksamen Zeilen, Dein Franz". - Added: Printed calling card with ms. note to "Lieber Bruder, gutes neues Jahr wünscht Dir ...", signed "Dein Franz". AUTOGRAPHS ; KUNST, KUNSTHANDWERK continua a leggere
    • LONDON, SAMUEL HARDING, 1739
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    • Note Bibliografiche: Title printed in red and black. With 1 engr. folding map of Switzerland, and 5 engr. folding views. 6 unn. leaves, 290 pp. 8vo. Contemp. marbled calf, spine richly gilt with label (slightly rubbed). London, Samuel Harding, 1739. First edition. A fine, complete copy of this famous and rare "chronique scandaleuse" describing Swiss spas and the customs of their visitors, concentrating on Baden. D.-F. de Merveilleux (born 1748), a physician from Neuchâtel, was secretary and interpreter, representing the French court in Switzerland. His amusing work, written in the form of letters, contains quit... continua a leggere
    • PARIS, G. MASSON, 1875
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    • Note Bibliografiche: With 38 wood-engraved plates by Boetzel, 3 chromolithogr. plates (1 folding) and 8 chromolithogr. plates by Erhard. (4) leaves, 388, (4) pp.; (2) leaves, 424 pp., (2) leaves. 4to (283 x 195 mm). Contemporary half red morocco, gilt-lettered spines, marbled boards. Paris, G. Masson, 1875. First edition. Denis Jourdanet's (1815-1892) observational work in remote areas of Latin America and Asia proved that altitude sickness is due to anoxaemia. Jourdanet worked closely together with Paul Bert (1833-1886), the former doing all the observational work and the latter the laboratory work on altitude... continua a leggere
    • SOLOTHURN, JENT AND GASSMANN, 1841
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    • Note Bibliografiche: With engraved frontispiece "Zeichnungen zu Münchhausens Abentheuern", typogr. title and 15 engraved plates with illus. by Martin Disteli. 2, 60 pp. 8vo. Contemporary half cloth. Solothurn, Jent and Gassmann, 1841. First edition with these superb illustrations by the Swiss artist Martin Disteli. This is his most important work, and illustrate the famous adventures of the "Baron of Lies" Munchausen. It remains one ot the most charming of all illustrated editions of Munchhausen, and without a doubt inspired Dore's edition of 1862. Disteli (1802-1844), of Olten, was one of the great satirical a... continua a leggere
    • (NUREMBERG), THE AUTHOR, 1746
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    • Note Bibliografiche: With 16 engraved plates. Title, 2 unn. pp. ("Nöthige Erinnerung"). Folio. Contemporary half vellum. (Nuremberg), the author, 1746. A unique copy with a pen and brown and grey ink drawing on paper (c. 130 x 90 mm) signed "J.D. Preissler" mounted on the endpaper. Preissler (1666-1737) was a painter and engraver in Nuremberg where he also founded a drawing school there. Later he became the director of Nuremberg's Academy of Fine Art. Peissler mainly painted portraits and biblical scenes and is also best known for this present book which contains not only landscape scenery. By the time of his d... continua a leggere
    • FRANKFURT AM MAIN, FOR THE AUTHOR, 1767
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    • Note Bibliografiche: 3 unn., 816 num., 6 unn. leaves. 4to. Contemp. vellum with ms. title on spine. Engr. exlibris Karl Friderich von Ditten and ms. entry on front pastedown. Frankfurt am Main, (for the author), 1767. "Neues teutsches Staatsrecht", vol. 2. Each part of this three-volume work is self-contained. The present volume deals with the election and coronation of the ruler of the Holy Roman Empire, his privileges, duties, and revenues, various court offices, legal status of the empress and the offspring, definition of the Roman king, etc. The contents is made accessible by a useful index. HISTORY (KULTUR... continua a leggere
    • LEIPZIG, OTTO SPAMER, 1896-1901
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    • Note Bibliografiche: With thousands of wood-engraved illus. on plates and in the text, chromolithographs, and some folded plates. Large 8vo. Orig. half leather, with spine labels (slightly rubbed). Leipzig, Otto Spamer, 1896-1901. A lavishly illustrated survey of technological knowledge, inventions, trade, and industry at the end of the 19th century. Vols. 9 and 10 cover world wide traffic and its means. GEOGRAPHY: TRAVEL ; VARIA ; SCIENCE:TECHNOLOGY continua a leggere
    • BADEN-BADEN, HEITZ; NIEWKOOP, DE GRAAF; BADEN-BADEN, KOERNER, 1962-74; 1967 AND 1973 (INDICES)
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    • Note Bibliografiche: 8vo. Orig. wrappers and orig. cloth (tomus I). Baden-Baden, Heitz; Niewkoop, de Graaf; Baden-Baden, Koerner, 1962-74; 1967 and 1973 (indices). "Bibliotheca Bibliographica Aureliana". Set of the first 18 installments (equal to bound volumes I-V), and 2 indices. BIBLIOGRAPHY ; BIBLIOGRAPHIE, BUCHKUNDE, TYPOGRAPHIE continua a leggere
    • GENEVA, PIERRE CAILLER, 1969-71
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    • Note Bibliografiche: With 455 illus. on plates, some in color and tipped-in. 4to. Orig. cloth, with dust-jackets. Geneva, Pierre Cailler, 1969-71. No. 82 of 100 copies of the "de luxe" edition, of a total edition of 3000 copies. Only vol. 2 contains the original aquatint in three states: on Rives, Japan, and China paper, all numbered, one signed by the artist. ART - GENERAL & APPLIED ; KUNST, KUNSTHANDWERK continua a leggere
    • LYON, ANTONIUS GRYPHIUS, 1573
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    • Note Bibliografiche: With woodcut printer's mark on title, elaborate woodcut initials, Gryphius Griffon devise on last page verso. Printed in Italics. 496 pp., (23) leaves. Small 8vo. 18th-century red leather, gold ruling, marbled endpapers, gilt edges (slightly damaged), blind library stamp on first and last leaves. Lyon, Antonius Gryphius, 1573. Rare edition of the Epitome of Pompeius Trogus' "Historiae Philippicae", the only version in which this text exists. The original text, in forty-four books, was a general history of the world concentrating on the Macedonian Empire founded by Philip. It began with Ninu... continua a leggere
    • PARIS, IMPRIMERIE CRAPELET FOR DESRAY LIBRAIRE, 1806
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    • Note Bibliografiche: VIII, 819 pp.; 744 pp.; 826 pp. 8vo. Contemp. half calf with 2 spine labels (somewhat scuffed). With ms. exlibris Gaspar Schinz. Paris, Imprimerie Crapelet for Desray Libraire, 1806. First edition of this alphabetically arranged work which is much more than a dictionary, with in-depth articles on certain topics. "Ouvrage recherché et devenu rare" (Fétis). Aubin-Louis Millin (1759-1818) was keeper of medals at the Imperial Library in Paris and a member of many learned societies all over Europe. His writings on art and antiquties were very popular. The owner was presumably the painter Johann ... continua a leggere
    • BERLIN, HAUDE & SPENER, 1788
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    • Note Bibliografiche: With engr. figured title, 12 engr. plates after Chodowiecki by Georg Paul Nussbiegel (6) and Johann Georg Penzel (6), and 5 engr. portraits by E. Henne (1), Nussbiegel (2), unsigned (3), and 4 engr. colored uniform plates by Daniel Berger (1), Johann Wilhelm Meil (1), 2 unsigned, 1 engr. colored map by Karl Jäck. (16) leaves, 72 pp., (6) leaves, 376 pp. 16mo. Orig. laquered boards, with gilt decoration, gilt edges. Berlin, Haude & Spener, (1788). Contains "Geschichte des siebenjährigen Krieges in Deutschland" by Johann Wilhelm von Archenholtz (1743-1812), his best-known historical work, aim... continua a leggere
    • FROGMORE, 26 AUGUST 1844
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    • Note Bibliografiche: 4 pp. 16mo. On a folded sheet of stationery with printed decoration. Frogmore, 26 August 1844. Thanks her grandson Eduard for his letter and good wishes to her birthday. Talks about other family members, a.o. "Deine Tante Victoria und der Onkel Albert befinden sich recht und lassen Dich grüssen ...". Victoria, princess of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld, became princess of Leiningen by her first marriage, of which issued two sons, Charles and Feodore. In 1818, she married Prince Edward, Duke of Kent, and in 1819, princess Alexandrina Victoria (later Queen Victoria) was born. The present addressee must... continua a leggere
    • STRASBOURG, JOHANNES KNOBLOCH, 18 FEB. 1508
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    • Note Bibliografiche: With large title woodcut (153 x 104 mm plus a narrow border on left) representing S. John before the Almighty and the 24 Elders; an angel on right, and 23 large woodcuts including many repeats, all in contemporary coloring, and initials. Gothic type. 47 lines. 2 cols. (104) leaves. Folio (255 x 200 mm). 19th century vellum. Strasbourg, Johannes Knobloch, 18 Feb. 1508. First German edition printed in the 16th century, and probably the 8th edition in German at all. The first to use this series of illustrations which were subsequently used in five incunabular editions in German. The woodcuts a... continua a leggere
    • LUCERNE, 6.4.1976
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    • Note Bibliografiche: 1 p., on thin paper. Lucerne, 6.4.1976. Erni writes that he is pleased to hear that Mr. Kraus, the famous New York rare book dealer, intends to come and see him. "Es freut mich, dass Sie bei Ihrem nächsten Europa-Besuch bei mir vorbeikommen werden ...". The short letter is signed with a dove drawn in ink instead of the name. - Small damage to the paper caused by the pen. AUTOGRAPHS ; AUTOGRAPHEN, MANUSKRIPTE continua a leggere
    • (BERLIN, 24 DECEMBER 1986)
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    • Note Bibliografiche: ((Berlin , 24 December 1986)). Expresses his thanks for a quote received, and mentions a book which he is looking for. Gives his present address as valid until July 1987, which is 1000 Berlin 12, Uhlandstr. 184. AUTOGRAPHS ; AUTOGRAPHEN, MANUSKRIPTE ; MUSIC continua a leggere
    • RUVIGLIANA, 1943-55
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    • Note Bibliografiche: 3 pp. (Ruvigliana ), 1943-55. Tokens of a lasting friendship of the two artists Imre Reiner (1900-1987) and Gunter Böhmer (1911-1986) who both lived in the Ticino at the time. Three letters addressed "Mein lieber Böhmer", and a postcard with a reproduction of an illustration by Reiner addressed "Liebe Böhmer-Freunde", signed "Ihre Reiners" (or Hedwig and Imre Reiner). The letter from 11.4.1943 is a note of thanks for a book and a drawing, offering to send his new Goethe book in return. The letter from 25.12.1947 again is a note of thanks with best wishes for the new year. The letter from 11... continua a leggere
    • N. PL., EARLY 20TH CENTURY
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    • Note Bibliografiche: Manuscript on paper. 311 pp.; 100 pp. 4to (273 x 220 mm). Red half morocco. (N. pl. , early 20th century). A very interesting testimony of the diplomatic career of count Saint-Priest (1735-1821), who was a French politician and diplomat during the Ancien Régime and French Revolution. He was appointed ambassador to the Ottoman Empire in 1768 and remained there, with the exception of the interval (1776-1778), until 1785. His memoirs comprises a history of French relations with the Ottoman Empire, biographies of previous French ambassadors and agents to the Porte and a history of French commer... continua a leggere
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