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Virulus marinus. Cete (Whale and whaling scene)

Whale and whaling scene, set against a mountainous landscape in the manner of Pieter Brueghel the Elder. Plate number 1. The engraving is copied after Adrian Collaert pla...

Estimate: $200 - $300
$300 / ≈ €261

Publisher: COLLAERT, Adriaen (after)
Date: Antwerp, after 1598

 

Perspective print after Vredeman de Vries.

Engraving after Hans, or Johannes Vredeman de Vries (ca.1527-1604), a famous Dutch architect and draughtsman, known in the Low Countries as "The king of architects&q...

Estimate: $120 - $150
$150 / ≈ €130

Publisher: VREDEMAN DE VRIES, J. / GALLE, Th.
Date: Antwerp, c. 1562 - 1601

 

Perspective print by Vredeman de Vries. 5

Engraving from Perspective, c'est a dire, le tresrenomme art du poinct oculaire d'une veue dedans ou travers regardante, estant sur une muraille unie, sur un tableau, ou ...

Estimate: $150 - $175
$175 / ≈ €152

Publisher: VREDEMAN DE VRIES, J. / HONDIUS, H.
Date: The Hague, 1604 - 1605

 

Eadem Aurantia Dimidiata.

Decorative engraving representing a citrus fruit. Taken from the book "Hesperides sive de malorum aureorum" by Giovan Battista Ferrari (Italian botanist, 1584-1...

Estimate: $240 - $275
$275 / ≈ €239

Publisher: FERRARI, G. B.
Date: Rome, Scheus, 1646

 

Tabula IV sequitur Farnesiana Posticus.

Ornamental representation of Temple St. Mariae in Rome by Petrus Aquila (1650-1692), after Annibale Carracci. Inscribed in the plate. "Petrus Aquila delin at sculp. ...

Estimate: $480 - $500
$500 / ≈ €435

Publisher: AQUILA, P.
Date: Rome, 1660

 

Piazza e tempio di Santa Maria della Rotonda gia l'Antico Pantheon.

Monumental engraving showing the Pantheon in Rome, in its setting, with below a ground-plan and elevation. Fountain in front, adjacent buildings and carriages and people ...

Estimate: $2200 - $2750
$2750 / ≈ €2390

Publisher: DE ROSSI, G.
Date: Rome, 1693

 

La Basilica Vaticana consacrata al Principe de gli Apostoli . . .

Monumental engraving showing the Papal Basilica of St. Peter in the Vatican, in its setting, with below a coat of arms with dedication to Cardinal Sigismondo Chigi. Obili...

Estimate: $2000 - $2500
$2500 / ≈ €2173

Publisher: DE ROSSI, G.
Date: Rome, 1693

 

Prospetto dell'anfiteatro Flavio . . . / Prospetto di Tutto l'Anfiteatro intiero . . . / Pianta dell' divisa nelli suoi / Spaccato, e veduta interiore dell' Anfiteatro.

Monumental engraving showing the Colloseum in Rome, in its setting, with below a ground-plan and elevation. Engraved and drawn by Alessandro Specchi (1668-1729), an engra...

Estimate: $2500 - $3000
$3000 / ≈ €2608

Publisher: DE ROSSI, G. / SPECCHI, A.
Date: Rome, 1703

 

Réjouissances du Peuple près de la Pyramide d'Illumination, élévée sur l'Esplanade de la Porte de Mars et Distribution de Vivres, fontaines de Vin , sous les Ordres de Mrs. Du Conseil de la Ville, à Reims le 27 Aoust 1765.

Engraved by Varin after Moreau Jr. The print shows a lightning spectacle held in Reims on 27 August 1765.

Estimate: $600 - $750
$750 / ≈ €652

Publisher: MOREAU LE JEUNE.
Date: Paris, 1771

 

Chirurgie, plate XII

Showing medical chair and physician at work from the medical section of Diderot's Encyclopaedia. Engraved by Bernard after a design of Goussier. Very important work as it...

Estimate: $150 - $200
$200 / ≈ €174

Publisher: DIDEROT,D.
Date: Paris 1779

 

Filius Deperditus cum Patre Bona Dividens = El Hijo Prodigo Reparte los Bienes con el Padre.

Decorative so called optical print copied after George Balthasar Probst print showing a group of figures around table at left and around open trunk at right, in large hal...

Estimate: $240 - $250
$250 / ≈ €217

Publisher: ANONYMOUS
Date: Italy, ca. 1780

 

Mufle de veau. Antirrhinum majus L.

Bouquet of Common Snapdragons, engraving by P.F. Le Grand after designs by the Dutch born Gerard van Spaendonck (1746-1822).Taken from the rare work "Fleurs dessiné...

Estimate: $400 - $500
$500 / ≈ €435

Publisher: SPAENDONCK, Van. G.
Date: Paris, c.1800

 

La vaccine aux prises avec la Faculté.

Rare satirical print on the controversy over vaccination: a cow at left charges at a donkey dressed in academic dress. The plate was deposited on 8 July 1801 by Argaud de...

Estimate: $120 - $150
$150 / ≈ €130

Publisher: BARGES, Argaud de.
Date: Paris, July 1801

 

La vaccine morte en avortant de son dernier monstre.

Rare satirical print on the controversy over vaccination. "A group of physicians stand by a cow that has died while 'aborting' a man , perhaps representing the poten...

Estimate: $120 - $150
$150 / ≈ €130

Publisher: BARGES, Argaud de.
Date: Paris, c.1801

 

[Butterflies]

Plate CXXIV from Carl Gustav Jablonsky and J.F.W. Herbst: "Natursystem aller bekannten in- und ausländischen Insecten", engraved by Bodenehr. Carl Gustav Jablo...

Estimate: $250 - $300
$300 / ≈ €261

Publisher: JABLONSKY, C.G.
Date: Berlin, J. Pauli, 1785-1806

 

Oursins.

Decorative plate of a sea urchin, engraved by Boquet. Marie Jules César Lelorgne de Savigny (April 5, 1777 - October 5, 1851) was a French zoologist. In 1798 he traveled...

Estimate: $480 - $600
$600 / ≈ €522

Publisher: LELORGNE DE SAVIGNY, M.J.C.
Date: Paris, 1822

 

Oursins.

Showing sand dollars, sea urchin, etc. engraved by Macret. Marie Jules César Lelorgne de Savigny (April 5, 1777 - October 5, 1851) was a French zoologist. In 1798 he tra...

Estimate: $240 - $300
$300 / ≈ €261

Publisher: LELORGNE DE SAVIGNY, M.J.C.
Date: Paris, 1822

 

Astéries.

Decorative engraving of a star fish, engraved by Boquet. Marie Jules César Lelorgne de Savigny (April 5, 1777 - October 5, 1851) was a French zoologist. In 1798 he trave...

Estimate: $360 - $450
$450 / ≈ €391

Publisher: LELORGNE DE SAVIGNY, M.J.C.
Date: Paris, 1822

 

Hommards.

Decorative engraving of a lobster, by Tresca. Marie Jules César Lelorgne de Savigny (April 5, 1777 - October 5, 1851) was a French zoologist. In 1798 he traveled to Egyp...

Estimate: $600 - $750
$750 / ≈ €652

Publisher: LELORGNE DE SAVIGNY, M,J.C.
Date: Paris, 1822

 

Astéries.

Decorative engraving of star fishes, by Macret and Leleu. Marie Jules César Lelorgne de Savigny (April 5, 1777 - October 5, 1851) was a French zoologist. In 1798 he trav...

Estimate: $300 - $400
$400 / ≈ €348

Publisher: LELORGNE DE SAVIGNY, M,J.C.
Date: Paris, 1822

 

Découverte de la vaccine son caractère. . . (together with) Inoculation de la vaccine ou vaccination. . .

Two broadsheets etchings each with two vignettes and extensive descriptive text about the cow-pox disease and vaccination with vignette related to vaccination. Composed b...

Estimate: $175 - $200
$200 / ≈ €174

Publisher: BALTARD, LP.
Date: Paris, ca. 1825

 

Notice sur la Rage. (together with) Secours à donner aux noyés. (together with) Secours pour les enfants qui naissent sans donner signe de vie.

Three broadsheets etchings each with two vignettes and extensive descriptive text about rabies, how to rescue a flooded person and about child born without sign of life.C...

Estimate: $175 - $200
$200 / ≈ €174

Publisher: BALTARD, LP.
Date: Paris, ca. 1825

 

Caricature anti-cholérique La peur du mal donne le mal de la peur. (pl 1)

Caricature on hypochondria and protective measures against cholera. An overweight man seated in a chair surrounded by pitchers and bowls. In 1832, there was a devastating...

Estimate: $90 - $100
$100 / ≈ €87

Publisher: AUBERT, B.
Date: Paris, ca. 1830

 

Nobiolo Canavesano, o uva Spanal.

Highly decorative stipple engraving with hand-colored details from a scarce work 'Pomona Italiana ossia Trattato Degli Alberi Fruttiferi' by Giorgio Gallesio. The series ...

Estimate: $300 - $400
$400 / ≈ €348

Publisher: PERA, G.
Date: Turin, 1832

 

Caricature anti-cholérique.

Lithography with underneath the illustration "Moi je traite le choléra par le champagne, c’est le système Mayeux, nom de D... ! "In 1832, there was a devast...

Estimate: $240 - $300
$300 / ≈ €261

Publisher: AUBERT, B.
Date: Paris, ca. 1832

 

1) Le Kakatoës à Huppe Jaune. 2) Le Lori Tricolor. Le Perroquet Vert.

Noteworthy bird print from 1839 Furne edition of the Histoire naturelle, générale et particulière by Georges-Louis Leclerc, Comte de Buffon.Engraved by Fournier after ...

Estimate: $100 - $120
$120 / ≈ €104

Publisher: BUFFON, C.
Date: Paris, 1838 - 1839

 

Actualites. [News]

A lithographic cartoon showing two tradesmen conversing. One says to the other: "Eh! Well jocker you're not working anymore!" "I have colic!" says the...

Estimate: $60 - $100
$100 / ≈ €87

Publisher: VERMIER
Date: Paris, ca 1840

 

Les Gens de Justice. - Comme je vous ai bien dit vertement votre fait! . . .

Second state (of 2), with text. From "Les Gens de Justice". Text below image : - Comme je vous ai bien dit vertement votre fait! . . . - Mais aussi, je vous ai...

Estimate: $1000 - $1200
$1200 / ≈ €1043

Publisher: DAUMIER, H.
Date: Paris, 1845-1848

 

MAUREEN Shipping model of a fishing boat.

This type of fishing ships were used by the Dutch fisherman to fish for codfish, and even reached with them into the Canadian waters.Overall dimensions: 1400 x 100 x 230m...

Estimate: $6000 - $7000
$7000 / ≈ €6084

Publisher: ANONYMOUS
Date: Netherlands, ca. 1850

 

ABIETUM phyllulae et pulvini.s. Tab. 137.

From his famous work 'Flora Japonica'. Von Siebold was born in Wurtzburg, in Germany, and worked for the Dutch government as a doctor in Java. In Japan, where Von Siebold...

Estimate: $60 - $80
$80 / ≈ €70

Publisher: VON SIEBOLD, P.Fr.B.
Date: Leiden, 1852

 

Le Sacre Hagard [Haggard-falcon]

A beautiful elephant folio sized colored lithograph of a Hagard Falcon, taken from the famous book on Falconry Traite de Fauconnerie by Schlegel and A.H. Verster van Wulv...

Estimate: $1850 - $2500
$2500 / ≈ €2173

Publisher: SCHLEGEL, ARNZ, A & COMP
Date: Leiden, 1844-1853

 

Art arabe. - Mosquée d'El-Bordeyny.

Lithographed by Daumont. From the author's "L'Art Arabe d'après les monuments du Kaire...". Emile Prisse d'Avennes, Orientalist and Muslim convert, obsessive i...

Estimate: $90 - $110
$110 / ≈ €96

Publisher: PRISSE D'AVENNES, E.
Date: Paris, 1877