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Histoire Naturelle, Civile, Et Ecclésiastique..'

First French edition, published by P.Gosse, J.Neaulme and B.Lakeman. The basic work on Japan from the second half of the 17th century when it was still forbidden to forei...

$18000 / ≈ €18000
Publisher: KAEMPFER, E.
Date: Amsterdam, 1729

 

Histoire des Plantes qui naissent aux environs d'Aix et dans plusieurs autres endroits de la Provence.

One of the most attractive early French local floras, with delightful engraved plates. The work describes the flora of the Provence, especially the plants growing near Ai...

$6000 / ≈ €6000
Publisher: GARIDEL, P.J.
Date: Aix, J. David, 1715

 

Reiß in das Gelobte Land ... Mit nach dreyen andern Reißbeschreibungen vermehret, und schönen Kupfern gezieret.

Very rare first illustrated edition of collected travel accounts by citizens of Zürich, containing : Hans Jacob Amman, "Narrative of a trip to Palestine". The ...

$6000 / ≈ €6000
Publisher: AMMANN, Hans Jacob
Date: Zürich, M. Schauffelberger Erbin, 1678

 

Het gezandtschap der Neerlandtsche Oost-Indische Compagnie, aan den grooten Tartarischen Cham, Den tegenwoordigen Keizer van China. . .

Third edition of this beautifully illustrated work on China. The first edition was published in 1665.Jan Nieuhof was a "Dutch traveler and adventurer" (1618-72)...

$5500 / ≈ €5500
Publisher: NIEUHOF, J.
Date: Amsterdam, W. Waasberge, 1693

 

Cruydt-Boeck van Remberus Dodonaeus. . .

Scarce, the last edition of Dodoens' Cruydt-Boeck, one of the most influential and important botanical works of the 16th and 17th centuries. With richly engraved frontisp...

$3500 / ≈ €3500
Publisher: DODONAEUS, R.
Date: Leyden, 1612

 

Schat-Kamer ofte konst der stuurlieden, behelzende een duidelyke onderwyzinge in de navigatie. . . [bound with] Tafelen bevattende De Sinussum, tangenten en Secanten. . . [bound with] Geographische Tadfel vande Graaden.. Voornaamste Zee-haavens. .

Rare and important manual originally prepared by Klaas de Vries including "Schat-Kamer ofte konst der stuurlieden" (Treasure-room of the art of Navigation) and ...

$3000 / ≈ €3000
Publisher: VRIES, KLAAS DE
Date: Amsterdam, J. v. Keulen en Zoonen, 1777

 

Schat-Kamer ofte konst der stuurlieden, inhoudende Een duidelyke onderwyzinge in de navigatie. . . [bound with] Geographische Tadfel vande Graaden.. Voornaamste Zee-haavens. . .

Rare and important manual originally prepared by Klaas de Vries and improved by Evert Floryn and S.Hollander of the "Schat-Kamer ofte konst der stuurlieden" (Tr...

$3000 / ≈ €3000
Publisher: VRIES, KLAAS DE
Date: Amsterdam, Wed. Gerard Hulst van Keulen, 1802

 

La Chine d'Athanase Kirchere de la compagnie de Jesus, illustrée de plusieurs monuments tant sacrés que profanes et de quantité de recherches de la nature. . .

Athanasius Kircher, S.J., (1601 or 1602-1680) was a 17th-century German Jesuit scholar who published around 40 works, most notably in the fields of oriental studies, geol...

$3000 / ≈ €3000
Publisher: KIRCHNER, A.
Date: Amsterdam, 1670

 

Tweevoudigh onderwiis van de Hemelsche en Aerdsche Globen; Het een Na de meyning van Ptolemeus met een vasten Aerdkloot; Het ander Na de Natuerlijcke stelling van N. Copernicus met een loopenden Aerdkloot:

Willem Blaeu's guide to the making of globes, first published in 1620, here reprinted by his son, Joan.The book consists of two parts; volume I : Astronomical principles ...

$2750 / ≈ €2750
Publisher: BLAEU, W.
Date: Amsterdam, 1655

 

Lo Stati Presente di Tutti i Paesi e Popoli del Mondo..

This most uncommon work provides an interesting focus on the dissemination of the outline of Japan provided by Kaempfer. Beside the description of Japan, the book include...

$1100 / ≈ €1100
Publisher: ALBRIZZI, G.
Date: Venice, 1734