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APOPHTHEGMES, that is to saie, prompte,...
A beautiful unsophisticated copy of the rare second edition in English of Erasmus' Apophthegmes.
Erasmus, DesideriusAPOPHTHEGMES, that is to...1564
Essais de Messire Michel, Seigneur de...
A tall copy of the third edition - the first published in Paris - of Montaigne's Essais.
Montaigne, Michel deEssais de Messire Michel,...1587
Al-'ahd al-jadid li-rabbina Yasu' al-masih wa-aydan...
First edition of the first separate English printing of the New Testament in Arabic.
Negri, Salomon, (Sulaiman Ibn Ya'kub al-Shami al-Salihani), EdAl-'ahd al-jadid li-rabbina Yasu'...1727
Residences Memorables de ... Prince Eugene...
First edition of the comprehensive depiction of the Viennese summer palace of Eugene of Savoy together with the rare suite on his menagerie.
Kleiner, SalomonResidences Memorables de .....1731–1740
Varie Vedute di Roma. Antica, e...
Rare collection of Roman 'vedutini' including some of Piranesi's earliest works.
Piranesi, Giovanni Battista, et alVarie Vedute di Roma...1748
Détail des Nouveaux Jardins à la...
A complete copy of Le Rouge's expansive and virtually unobtainable publication on gardens in the Anglo-Chinese manner, uncut and retaining all deckle edges.
Le Rouge, (George Louis)Détail des Nouveaux Jardins...1776–1787
The Works in Architecture of Robert...
A fine copy of the first issue of the first edition of the designs of the Adam brothers in a contemporary binding.
Adam, Robert & JamesThe Works in Architecture...1778 but 1773–1778; 1779
(The) Tempest ... Printed Complete from...
An exceptional contemporary mosaic binding with slipcase, undoubtedly for presentation, on one of Shakespeare's best-loved plays.
Shakespeare, William(The) Tempest ... Printed...1785
Sketches and Hints on Landscape Gardening...
First edition of Repton's first book on landscape gardening with an original watercolour with overslip of the Duke of Portland's Welbeck Abbey.
Repton, HumphrySketches and Hints on...1794
Kaiser Maximilians I. Triumph. Le Triomphe...
A very good set of the two monumental woodcut series produced in celebration of the achievements of Maximilian I.
Durer & Burgkmaier. Treitzsaurwein, MarxKaiser Maximilians I. Triumph...1796 / 1799
Vues en Egypte ... &c. [Together...
Mayer's three works on the Middle East in stunning contemporary red morocco.
Mayer, LuigiVues en Egypte .....1802; 1804; 1803
Authentic Memoirs of the late George...
This beautiful and rare collection of prints after the work of George Morland was collected by Francis Blagdon and published by Edward Orme.
Morland, George. Blagdon, William FrancisAuthentic Memoirs of the...1806
DESCRIPTION DE L'EGYPTE, ou recueil des...
First edition, the de luxe issue with the plates of birds coloured by hand.
'TALES': A Collection of Seventeen Sixpenny...
A rare survival: an unsophisticated contemporary collection of Gothic bluebooks or Sixpenny Shockers.
Lewis, Matthew 'Monk', Sarah Scudgell Wilkinson, J. W. H. Payne, An Etonian, et al'TALES': A Collection of...c.1820
Views of Ancient Monuments in Central...
First edition, one of 300 copies, of Catherwood's fine illustrations of ancient monuments in Central America.
Catherwood, FrederickViews of Ancient Monuments...1844
Album Fotografico Sevillano, Dedicado à SS...
A rare early album of views in Seville, bound for presentation, by the French photographer Masson.
Masson, Luis-LéonAlbum Fotografico Sevillano, Dedicado...c.1855
The Grammar of Ornament
A fine copy of Jones' masterpiece of chromolithography, the Jeudwine copy, in contemporary red morocco.
Jones, OwenThe Grammar of Ornament1856
Le Pater
One of ten édition de tête copies with an original signed watercolour by Mucha in a binding by Marius Michel.
MuchaLe Pater1899
Architektur. Serie I, Band I -...
The rare Architektur portfolios, Olbrich's important contribution to Secessionist architecture.
Olbrich, Josef MariaArchitektur. Serie I, Band...[c.1904–1914]
Poupées de Paris, Bibelots de Luxe...
Lobel-Riche's copy with original drawings and the plates in several states in a stunning cuir ciselé binding by Charles Meunier.
Lobel-riche. Coquiot, GustavePoupées de Paris, Bibelots...1912