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Recueil de costumes. Imagini degl'abiti con cui Va uestita la Nobiltà della Serenis.ma Republica di Venezia. Suivi de: [Augsburger Kleidertrachten].

Imagini degl'abiti con cui Va uestita la Nobiltà della Serenis.ma Republica di Venezia. Dedicate all'Illmo et Ecc.mo Sig.r Andrea da Leze Degnis.mo Proc.tor di S: Marco....

$8500 / ≈ €7954
Maker / Publisher: [BALDUINO (Giacomo)], ZUCHI (Andrea) / WOLFF (Jeremias).
Place & Date: Venezia, Ragheno, 1702 / Augsbourg, J. Wolff, ca. 1715

 


Ambassades mémorables de la Compagnie des Indes orientales des Provinces Unies vers les empereurs du Japon.

First edition in French of this important work on Japan, a work whose illustrations "represent a high-water mark in book illustrations of the 17th century" (Lac...

$5500 / ≈ €5146
Maker / Publisher: MONTANUS, A.
Place & Date: Amsterdam, 1680

 


Voyage of his majesty’s ship Alceste, along the Coast of Corea, to the island of Lewchew, with an account of her subsequent shipwreck, by John M’LEOD. Surgeon of the Alceste.

Second and best edition, with frontispiece portrait of Captain Maxwell and five fine hand-colored aquatint plates, including a plate not present in the first edition of t...

$1000 / ≈ €936
Maker / Publisher: MAC-LEOD, John.
Place & Date: London, John Murray, 1818

 


Histoire de la Navigation.

A fine example of Linschoten's classic illustrated travelogue to the East and West Indies, termed by Lach “the most important of the firsthand accounts published indepe...

$70000 / ≈ €65500
Maker / Publisher: LINSCHOTEN, J.H.
Place & Date: Amsterdam, Evert Cloppenburgh, 1638

 


Deliciae Batavicae.

It is a charming book illustrated with portraits of Willem of Orange and Prince Maurits and eight engraved armorial plates.  Followed by 30 engraved views or scenes of ...

$5000 / ≈ €4679
Maker / Publisher: MARCUS, J.
Place & Date: Amsterdam, Johannes Janssonius, 1618

 


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 / ≈ €1029
Maker / Publisher: ALBRIZZI, G.
Place & Date: Venice, 1734

 


Kort begrip der oude en nieuwe staatkundige Geographie: behelzende eene beschryving der heerschappyen, in welken de aarde verdeeld is, haare gelegenheid. . .

Sixth edition- Interesting geographical compendium, prepared by Johann Hubner en W.A. Bachiene. Of particular interest is the section starting with pages 589 with "O...

$650 / ≈ €608
Maker / Publisher: HUBNER, J. / BACHIENE, W. A.
Place & Date: Amsterdam, Covens / Mortier, Utrecht, Poolsum, 1758

 


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 / ≈ €5614
Maker / Publisher: AMMANN, Hans Jacob
Place & Date: Zürich, M. Schauffelberger Erbin, 1678

 


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 / ≈ €2807
Maker / Publisher: KIRCHER, A.
Place & Date: Amsterdam, 1670

 


Descrittione di M. Lodovico Guicciardini patritio Fiorentino, di tutti i Paesi Bassi,...

Second Italian edition (variant B) and first Plantin edition (1st Silvius 1567) and the most sought-after edition of the famous description of the Low Countries, updated ...

$10000 / ≈ €9357
Maker / Publisher: GUICCIARDINI, L.
Place & Date: Antwerp, Plantin, 1581