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Image for Le Pitture di Bologna Che nella pretesa, e rimostrata sin' ora da altri maggiore antichità, e impareggiabile eccellenza nella Pittura, con manifesta evidenza di fatto, rendono il Passeggiere Disingannato, ed Istrutto. Dell' Ascoso Accademico Gelato.

Le Pitture di Bologna Che nella pretesa, e rimostrata sin' ora da altri maggiore antichità, e impareggiabile eccellenza nella Pittura, con manifesta evidenza di fatto, rendono il Passeggiere Disingannato, ed Istrutto. Dell' Ascoso Accademico Gelato.

By: [Malvasia, Carlo Cesare]

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Nella Stamperia del Longhi: 1766

Seller ID: 2199431

Condition: Very Good


1766 fifth edition. Handwriting dated 1788 on front endpaper, though content is mostly obscured, ink name on title page (Di Francesco Maria Malvoli di Conegliano), modern bookplate on front endpaper, faint 1 inch circular stain to center of last couple pages along binding edge. xxxxvij, 420 pp. 12mo. Italian text. Vellum binding, title and decorative device on spine. An 18th century publication of the 17th century work by Italian scholar Carlo Cesare Malvasia, intended a... View more info

Image for 1788 History of Monroe County, New York; with Illustrations Descriptive of Its Scenery, Palatial Residences, Public Buildings, Fine Blocks, and Important Manufactories, from Original Sketches by Artists of the Highest Ability

1788 History of Monroe County, New York; with Illustrations Descriptive of Its Scenery, Palatial Residences, Public Buildings, Fine Blocks, and Important Manufactories, from Original Sketches by Artists of the Highest Ability

By: [McIntosh, W.H.]

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Everts, Ensign & Everts: 1877

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1760082

Condition: Good


First edition. Board edges worn with loss of cloth along base & fore-edge, frontispiece and front flyleaf repaired with tape, one page repaired along binding. 1877 Large Hardcover. vi, 320 pp. Brown leather spine over brown cloth blind-stamped boards, gilt titles & triple rules. The original 1877 printing of this exhaustive history of Monroe County, profusely illustrated with very high quality engravings, along with maps of Monroe County and the Phelps and Gorham Purchas... View more info

Image for Cronaca Veneta Sacra e Profana, o sia un Compendio di Tutte le Cose Piu Illustri ed Antiche della Citta di Venezia. Rinnovata in Questa Ultima Edizione, e in Ogni Sua Parte di Gran Lunga con Nuove Aggiunte Accresciuta e Rimodernata, Tomo Primo e Secondo.

Cronaca Veneta Sacra e Profana, o sia un Compendio di Tutte le Cose Piu Illustri ed Antiche della Citta di Venezia. Rinnovata in Questa Ultima Edizione, e in Ogni Sua Parte di Gran Lunga con Nuove Aggiunte Accresciuta e Rimodernata, Tomo Primo e Secondo.

By: [Pacifico, Pietro Antonio]

Price: $500.00

Publisher: Presso Francesco Pitteri, Con Licenza de' Superiori, e Privilegio.: 1751

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 2198752

Condition: Very Good


Revised edition. Rebound with new endpapers. Minor ink notes on flyleaves, modern owner bookplate on front endpaper of each volume. 1751 Hard Cover. [12], 310; 406 pp. 12mo. Cloth spines, gilt titles, paper over boards. Italian text. An 18th century guide to Venice by Pietro Antonio Pacifico, with engraved illustrations, including several fold-outs. View more info

Image for Portraits. [Personalized Leather-Bound Civil War Era Sammelband of 157 Engraved Political Portraits from Various Mid-19th-Century Magazines (Sartain's, Graham's, Democratic Review, United States Review)]

Portraits. [Personalized Leather-Bound Civil War Era Sammelband of 157 Engraved Political Portraits from Various Mid-19th-Century Magazines (Sartain's, Graham's, Democratic Review, United States Review)]

By: [Parker, Cornelius A.]

Price: $50.00

Publisher: 1870

Seller ID: 2195455

Condition: Good


Foxed throughout. 1870 Full-Leather. Unpaginated, no date of publication or publisher noted, but circa 1870. Owner's name in gilt on front board ('C.A. Parker', for Cornelius A. Parker). A collection of engraved portraits, many engraved by the famous John Sartain, who pioneered the mezzotint engraving method. Also notable is the fact that, for most of the portraits, the name of the person pictured appears in a facsimile of their own hand beneath, and the previous owner h... View more info

Image for Ten Years a Cowboy.

Ten Years a Cowboy.

By: [Post, C.C.]

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Rhodes & McClure Publishing Company: 1889

Seller ID: 2123462

Condition: Good


Hinges loosening, corners rubbed ink owner name & address on front flyleaf. 1889 Hard Cover. 478, [8] pp. 8vo. Section of engraved illustrations precedes text, several other engraved plates in text. 'The story, romance and adventures of a life on the plains with the varied experiences as cow-boy, stock-owner, rancher, &c., &c.' Describes life on the plains and in the Old West, as well as cattle ranching and sheep drives. View more info

Image for 1747 Plan from Prevost's 'Histoire Generale des Voyages': Plan du Fort St Louis Dans L'Isle de Sanaga ou du Senegal

1747 Plan from Prevost's 'Histoire Generale des Voyages': Plan du Fort St Louis Dans L'Isle de Sanaga ou du Senegal

By: [Prevost]

Price: $40.00

Publisher: [A La Haye : Chez Pierre de Hondt]: 1747

Seller ID: 1665557

Condition: Near Fine


Single vertical crease down center, a few faint traces of foxing, still about near fine. 1747 Print. We have more books available by this author!. Single sheet matted to about 9 x 13 (mat measures about 14 3/4 x 18). An extensively labeled overhead view of a French colonial fort along a river in Senegal, detailing the use of each area, from magazines to the area in which slaves were kept. French text, scale along bottom. Bottom corner labeled 'Tom. II. No. 24', indicatin... View more info

Image for 1747 Plan from Prevost's 'Histoire Generale des Voyages': Plan du Fort Anglois et de la Ville du Cap de Corse, Situe a la Coste de Guinee par 4. Degres 50. Minutes de Latitude

1747 Plan from Prevost's 'Histoire Generale des Voyages': Plan du Fort Anglois et de la Ville du Cap de Corse, Situe a la Coste de Guinee par 4. Degres 50. Minutes de Latitude

By: [Prevost]

Price: $40.00

Publisher: [A La Haye : Chez Pierre de Hondt]: 1747

Seller ID: 1665585

Condition: Near Fine


Matted and ready for framing. Single vertical crease down middle, tiny spot above the 'd' in Cap de Corse, some transfer from opposite page of text. Still about near fine. 1747 Print. We have more books available by this author!. Matted to 7 x 10 (mat measures 11 3/4 x 15). Labeled Tome IV. No. 6, indicating position in the original work. French text. A birds'-eye view of the fort complete with scale and latitudinal coordinates. A large structure labeled 'le Chateau' sit... View more info

Image for 1747 Plan from Prevost's 'Histoire Generale des Voyages': Plan du Fort Anglois de Sukonda, Situe a la Coste de Guinee par 4. Deg. 32. Min. de Latitude

1747 Plan from Prevost's 'Histoire Generale des Voyages': Plan du Fort Anglois de Sukonda, Situe a la Coste de Guinee par 4. Deg. 32. Min. de Latitude

By: [Prevost]

Price: $40.00

Publisher: [A La Haye : Chez Pierre de Hondt]: 1747

Seller ID: 1665735

Condition: Near Fine


Matted and ready for framing. An exceptional example. 1747 Print. We have more books available by this author!. Matted to 9 x 6 3/4 (mat measures 11 5/8 x 9). Labeled Tome IV. No. 3, indicating position in the original work. French text. A birds'-eye view, complete with scale and latitudinal coordinates, of a fairly simple fortification, rectangular with two diamond bastions on the eastern corners. Numerous batteries for canonry, and an interior structure consisting of s... View more info

Image for 1747 Map and Plan from Prevost's 'Histoire Generale des Voyages': Plan du Fort St Joseph with Two Maps

1747 Map and Plan from Prevost's 'Histoire Generale des Voyages': Plan du Fort St Joseph with Two Maps

By: [Prevost]

Price: $40.00

Publisher: [A La Haye : Chez Pierre de Hondt]: 1747

Seller ID: 1665738

Condition: Near Fine


Matted and reading for framing. An exceptional example. 1747 Print. We have more books available by this author!. Matted to 9 1/2 x 7 (mat measures 11 5/8 x 9). Labeled Tome II. No. 23, indicating position in the original work. French text A birds'-eye plan of Fort St Joseph complete with scale, together with a map of its location along the Senegal River, and a map showing the position of Fort St Louis on an island mid-river. Several settlements are also indicated (Korin... View more info

Image for 1747 Plan from Prevost's 'Histoire Generale des Voyages': Plan du Fort Hollandois de Sama nomme St Sebastien, Situe a la Coste de Guinee par les 4 Deg. 35 mins. de Latitude

1747 Plan from Prevost's 'Histoire Generale des Voyages': Plan du Fort Hollandois de Sama nomme St Sebastien, Situe a la Coste de Guinee par les 4 Deg. 35 mins. de Latitude

By: [Prevost]

Price: $40.00

Publisher: [A La Haye : Chez Pierre de Hondt]: 1747

Seller ID: 1665741

Condition: Near Fine


Matted and reading for framing. An exceptional example. 1747 Print. We have more books available by this author!. Matted to 9 1/2 x 7 (mat measures 11 5/8 x 9). Labeled Tome IV. No. 4, indicating position in the original work. French text. A birds'-eye view of the fort complete with scale and latitudinal coordinates. This is a fairly complex fort, comparatively, with a structure of numerous apartments and barracks, a magazine, a court and a chapel, defended by an array o... View more info

Image for 1747 Plan from Prevost's 'Histoire Generale des Voyages': Plan du Fort Anglois de Commendo, Situe a la Coste de Guinee par 4. Deg. 42 Min. de Latitude Par Smith 1727

1747 Plan from Prevost's 'Histoire Generale des Voyages': Plan du Fort Anglois de Commendo, Situe a la Coste de Guinee par 4. Deg. 42 Min. de Latitude Par Smith 1727

By: [Prevost]

Price: $40.00

Publisher: [A La Haye : Chez Pierre de Hondt]: 1747

Seller ID: 1665744

Condition: Near Fine


Matted and reading for framing. An exceptional example. 1747 Print. We have more books available by this author!. Matted to 9 1/2 x 7 (mat measures 11 5/8 x 9). Labeled Tome IV. No. 5, indicating position in the original work. French text. A birds'-eye view of the fort complete with scale and latitudinal coordinates. This fortification is designed in the more modern star shaped pattern to account for defense against artillery. It is actually two fortresses in one. The la... View more info

Image for 1747 Plan from Prevost's 'Histoire Generale des Voyages': Plan du Fort Anglois de Juida, ou Fort Williams

1747 Plan from Prevost's 'Histoire Generale des Voyages': Plan du Fort Anglois de Juida, ou Fort Williams

By: [Prevost]

Price: $40.00

Publisher: [A La Haye : Chez Pierre de Hondt]: 1747

Seller ID: 1665746

Condition: Near Fine


Matted and reading for framing. Light rub to double ruled border. An exceptional example. 1747 Print. We have more books available by this author!. Matted to 9 1/2 x 7 (mat measures 11 5/8 x 9). Labeled Tome IV. No. 11, indicating position in the original work. French text. A birds'-eye view of the fort complete with scale and compass. Three corners are diamond-shaped bastions, with a circular tower on the northwest. The structure is surrounded by a dry moat (labeled 'fo... View more info

Image for 1747 Plan from Prevost's 'Histoire Generale des Voyages': Plan du Fort Fort D'Arguim Pris par Mr. Perrier de Salvert le S Mars 1721

1747 Plan from Prevost's 'Histoire Generale des Voyages': Plan du Fort Fort D'Arguim Pris par Mr. Perrier de Salvert le S Mars 1721

By: [Prevost]

Price: $40.00

Publisher: [A La Haye : Chez Pierre de Hondt]: 1747

Seller ID: 1665749

Condition: Very Good


Matted and reading for framing. One tiny foxed spot in blank space beneath plate, some faint transfer from opposite text page. 1747 Print. We have more books available by this author!. Matted to 9 1/2 x 7 (mat measures 11 5/8 x 9). Labeled Tome II. No. 16, indicating position in the original work. French text. A combined birds'-eye and profile view of the fort complete with scale and compass. A key beneath labels the salient features, which give great detail about the qu... View more info

Image for 1747 Plan from Prevost's 'Histoire Generale des Voyages': Plan du Fort Anglois de Dickscove, Situe a la Coste de Guinee

1747 Plan from Prevost's 'Histoire Generale des Voyages': Plan du Fort Anglois de Dickscove, Situe a la Coste de Guinee

By: [Prevost]

Price: $40.00

Publisher: [A La Haye : Chez Pierre de Hondt]: 1747

Seller ID: 1665751

Condition: Near Fine


Matted and reading for framing. An exceptional example. 1747 Print. We have more books available by this author!. Matted to 9 1/2 x 7 (mat measures 11 5/8 x 9). Labeled Tome IV. No. 2, indicating position in the original work. French text. A birds'-eye view of the fort complete with scale and compass. A fairly modern structure, with three diamond-shaped bastions, a circular southeastern tower, and a large spur protruding to the south, designed to provide extra defense to... View more info

Image for 1747 Plan from Prevost's 'Histoire Generale des Voyages', Three Views: Birds'-Eye Plan; Birds'-Eye Map of Fort along 'Baye de la Table'; Vue du Cap de Bonne Esperance

1747 Plan from Prevost's 'Histoire Generale des Voyages', Three Views: Birds'-Eye Plan; Birds'-Eye Map of Fort along 'Baye de la Table'; Vue du Cap de Bonne Esperance

By: [Prevost]

Price: $40.00

Publisher: [A La Haye : Chez Pierre de Hondt]: 1747

Seller ID: 1665759

Condition: Near Fine


Matted and reading for framing. Border lightly rubbed. 1747 Print. We have more books available by this author!. Matted to 9 1/2 x 7 (mat measures 11 5/8 x 9). Labeled T. II. No. 4, indicating position in the original work. French text. A birds'-eye view of the fort plan and its location, with a profile view of the coast at the Cape of Good Hope. This is a modern fortification displaying the typical star shaped design for defense against artillery. This fortress was sign... View more info

Image for 1747 Plan from Prevost's 'Histoire Generale des Voyages': Profile Map and Plan of Frederickbourg Fort d'Anois. Gre de Barbot; Plant du Fort

1747 Plan from Prevost's 'Histoire Generale des Voyages': Profile Map and Plan of Frederickbourg Fort d'Anois. Gre de Barbot; Plant du Fort

By: [Prevost]

Price: $40.00

Publisher: [A La Haye : Chez Pierre de Hondt]: 1747

Seller ID: 1665762

Condition: Near Fine


Matted and reading for framing. Faint smudge to bottom corner. 1747 Print. We have more books available by this author!. Matted to 9 1/2 x 7 (mat measures 11 5/8 x 9). Labeled T. III. No. XI, indicating position in the original work. French text. A small birds'-eye view of the fort with a profile view of the fort and the settlement it defends from the water. The village is labeled 'Vilage de Pocquese', and the hill upon which the fort rests is labeled 'Mont de Manfre'. T... View more info

Image for Travels into Several Remote Nations of the World. by Lemuel Gulliver, with Copious Notes, and a Life of the Author [Gulliver's Travels] [with] The Travels and Surprising Adventures of Baron Munchausen.

Travels into Several Remote Nations of the World. by Lemuel Gulliver, with Copious Notes, and a Life of the Author [Gulliver's Travels] [with] The Travels and Surprising Adventures of Baron Munchausen.

By: [Swift, Jonathan; Raspe, Rudolf Erich]; Taylor, W.C.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Hurst & Co.: 1975

Seller ID: 2266424

Condition: Good


Internal tear to front joint repaired, hinges repaired, pages toned. 1975 Hard Cover. 360; 122, [2] pp. 8vo. Gulliver's Travels by Jonathan Swift, bound together with The Travels and Surprising Adventures of Baron Munchausen. Both are narratives of fictional characters, written in the first person as if they were real travelogues. The travel begins with a short preamble in which Lemuel Gulliver gives a brief outline of his life and history before his voyages. During his... View more info

Image for Hand Colored 1636 Print, Map of Caussade, from 'Les plans et profils de toutes les principales villes et lieux considerables de France'

Hand Colored 1636 Print, Map of Caussade, from 'Les plans et profils de toutes les principales villes et lieux considerables de France'

By: [Tassin, Nicholas]

Price: $30.00

Publisher: [Tavernier]: 1636

Seller ID: 1665259

Condition: Near Fine


Matted and ready for framing. Untrimmed. An exceptional example of a scarce print. We have more books available by this author!. A 7 x 9 3/4 sheet professionally matted down to 4 3/4 x 6 3/4 (mat measures 8 1/2 x 10 5/8). Beautiful modern hand coloring added. Labeled 15 in the upper right-hand corner. Caussade is a region in southwestern France. The print shows a fortification positioned along a waterway which runs northwest to southeast along the southwest wall. The onl... View more info

Image for Hand Colored 1636 Print, Map of Milhau, from 'Les plans et profils de toutes les principales villes et lieux considerables de France'

Hand Colored 1636 Print, Map of Milhau, from 'Les plans et profils de toutes les principales villes et lieux considerables de France'

By: [Tassin, Nicholas]

Price: $30.00

Publisher: [Tavernier]: 1636

Seller ID: 1665266

Condition: Near Fine


Matted and ready for framing. Untrimmed. An exceptional example of a scarce print. We have more books available by this author!. A 7 x 9 3/4 sheet professionally matted down to 4 3/4 x 6 3/4 (mat measures 8 1/2 x 10 5/8). Beautiful modern hand coloring added. Labeled 40 in the upper right-hand corner. Milhau (also Millau or Milhaud) is a region in south central France. The print shows a large fortification positioned at the intersection of numerous roads, on the south si... View more info

Image for Hand Colored 1636 Print, Map of Alez, from 'Les plans et profils de toutes les principales villes et lieux considerables de France'

Hand Colored 1636 Print, Map of Alez, from 'Les plans et profils de toutes les principales villes et lieux considerables de France'

By: [Tassin, Nicholas]

Price: $30.00

Publisher: [Tavernier]: 1636

Seller ID: 1665271

Condition: Near Fine


Matted and ready for framing. Untrimmed. An exceptional example of a scarce print. We have more books available by this author!. A 7 x 9 3/4 sheet professionally matted down to 4 3/4 x 6 3/4 (mat measures 8 1/2 x 10 5/8). Beautiful modern hand coloring added. Labeled 32 in the upper right-hand corner. The print shows a fortification bordered by a natural waterway to the north and west, with large hills beyond the stream in these directions. Two smaller fortifications on ... View more info

Image for Hand Colored 1636 Print, Map of St Iean de lauen [St Jean delaune], from 'Les plans et profils de toutes les principales villes et lieux considerables de France'

Hand Colored 1636 Print, Map of St Iean de lauen [St Jean delaune], from 'Les plans et profils de toutes les principales villes et lieux considerables de France'

By: [Tassin, Nicholas]

Price: $30.00

Publisher: [Tavernier]: 1636

Seller ID: 1665297

Condition: Near Fine


Matted and ready for framing. Untrimmed. An exceptional example of a scarce print. We have more books available by this author!. A 7 x 9 3/4 sheet professionally matted down to 4 3/4 x 6 3/4 (mat measures 8 1/2 x 10 5/8). Beautiful modern hand coloring added. Labeled 20 in the upper right-hand corner. The print shows a fortification positioned on the north side of a natural waterway, with a small fortification on the opposite side as well. A bridge links the main fortifi... View more info

Image for Hand Colored 1636 Print, Map of Roquecourbe, from 'Les plans et profils de toutes les principales villes et lieux considerables de France'

Hand Colored 1636 Print, Map of Roquecourbe, from 'Les plans et profils de toutes les principales villes et lieux considerables de France'

By: [Tassin, Nicholas]

Price: $30.00

Publisher: [Tavernier]: 1636

Seller ID: 1665300

Condition: Near Fine


Matted and ready for framing. Untrimmed. An exceptional example of a scarce print. We have more books available by this author!. A 7 x 9 3/4 sheet professionally matted down to 4 3/4 x 6 3/4 (mat measures 8 1/2 x 10 5/8). Beautiful modern hand coloring added. Labeled 44 in the upper right-hand corner. Roquecourbe is a region in south central France. The print shows a unique two-part fortification positioned on both sides of a natural waterway. The larger part borders on ... View more info

Image for Hand Colored 1636 Print, Map of Valance, from 'Les plans et profils de toutes les principales villes et lieux considerables de France'

Hand Colored 1636 Print, Map of Valance, from 'Les plans et profils de toutes les principales villes et lieux considerables de France'

By: [Tassin, Nicholas]

Price: $30.00

Publisher: [Tavernier]: 1636

Seller ID: 1665304

Condition: Near Fine


Matted and ready for framing. Untrimmed. An exceptional example of a scarce print. We have more books available by this author!. A 7 x 9 3/4 sheet professionally matted down to 4 3/4 x 6 3/4 (mat measures 8 1/2 x 10 5/8). Beautiful modern hand coloring added. Labeled 10 in the upper right-hand corner. Valance is a commune in southeastern France. The print shows a fortification positioned along the north bank of a natural waterway. Smaller streams run south and empty into... View more info

Image for Hand Colored 1636 Print, Map of Navarrins [Navarrenx], from 'Les plans et profils de toutes les principales villes et lieux considerables de France'

Hand Colored 1636 Print, Map of Navarrins [Navarrenx], from 'Les plans et profils de toutes les principales villes et lieux considerables de France'

By: [Tassin, Nicholas]

Price: $30.00

Publisher: [Tavernier]: 1636

Seller ID: 1665306

Condition: Near Fine


Matted and ready for framing. Untrimmed. An exceptional example of a scarce print. We have more books available by this author!. A 7 x 9 3/4 sheet professionally matted down to 4 3/4 x 6 3/4 (mat measures 8 1/2 x 10 5/8). Beautiful modern hand coloring added. Labeled 7 in the upper right-hand corner. Navarrins is a region in southwestern France. The print shows a fortification positioned along the west bank of a natural waterway. There are gates on the west and east wall... View more info

Image for Hand Colored 1636 Print, Map of Realmot [Realmont], from 'Les plans et profils de toutes les principales villes et lieux considerables de France'

Hand Colored 1636 Print, Map of Realmot [Realmont], from 'Les plans et profils de toutes les principales villes et lieux considerables de France'

By: [Tassin, Nicholas]

Price: $30.00

Publisher: [Tavernier]: 1636

Seller ID: 1665308

Condition: Near Fine


Matted and ready for framing. Untrimmed. An exceptional example of a scarce print. We have more books available by this author!. A 7 x 9 3/4 sheet professionally matted down to 4 3/4 x 6 3/4 (mat measures 8 1/2 x 10 5/8). Beautiful modern hand coloring added. Labeled 46 in the upper right-hand corner. Realmot is a commune in southern France. The print shows a fortification built along the path of waterway which becomes a natural moat. There are several freestanding hornw... View more info

Image for Hand Colored 1636 Print, Map of Lunel, from 'Les plans et profils de toutes les principales villes et lieux considerables de France'

Hand Colored 1636 Print, Map of Lunel, from 'Les plans et profils de toutes les principales villes et lieux considerables de France'

By: [Tassin, Nicholas]

Price: $30.00

Publisher: [Tavernier]: 1636

Seller ID: 1665310

Condition: Near Fine


Matted and ready for framing. Untrimmed. An exceptional example of a scarce print. We have more books available by this author!. A 7 x 9 3/4 sheet professionally matted down to 4 3/4 x 6 3/4 (mat measures 8 1/2 x 10 5/8). Beautiful modern hand coloring added. Labeled 34 in the upper right-hand corner. Lunel is a commune in southern France. The print shows a fortification positioned along the northern bank of a natural waterway. The waterway feeds a moat that encircles th... View more info

Image for Hand Colored 1636 Print of Miolans, from 'Les plans et profils de toutes les principales villes et lieux considerables de France'

Hand Colored 1636 Print of Miolans, from 'Les plans et profils de toutes les principales villes et lieux considerables de France'

By: [Tassin, Nicholas]

Price: $30.00

Publisher: [Tavernier]: 1636

Seller ID: 1665313

Condition: Near Fine


Matted and ready for framing. Untrimmed. An exceptional example of a scarce print. We have more books available by this author!. A 7 x 9 3/4 sheet professionally matted down to 4 3/4 x 6 3/4 (mat measures 8 1/2 x 10 5/8). Beautiful modern hand coloring added. Labeled 31 in the upper right-hand corner. Miolans is in eastern France. The print shows the Fortress of Miolans situated atop a rocky promontory. It was positioned here to control the juncture of the Isere and Arc ... View more info

Image for Incunable: Single Leaf from Theophrastus' Peri Phyton Altion [On the Causes of Plants]

Incunable: Single Leaf from Theophrastus' Peri Phyton Altion [On the Causes of Plants]

By: [Theophrastus]

Price: $425.00

Publisher: Aldus Manutius: 1497

Seller ID: 2173010

Condition: Near Fine


Matted and framed. Slight wrinkle, but overall extremely well-preserved - no tears, stains, chips, or other markings. 1497 Single Sheet. Pages 133/134 of the edition of Peri Phyton Altion, or On the Causes of Plants, printed by Aldus Manutius in 15th century Venice. Theophrastus was a successor to Aristotle in the Peripatetic school at the Lyceum, and is often considered the father of botany, though his writings treated a variety of other scientific and philosophical top... View more info

Image for The First Patient: A Story, Written in Aid of the Fair for the Channing Home.

The First Patient: A Story, Written in Aid of the Fair for the Channing Home.

By: [Tilden, Catherine]; [Albee, Harriet Ryan]

Price: $150.00

Publisher: John Wilson and Sons: 1859

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 2197350

Condition: Fair


Boards separated from text block, Massachusetts Historical Society bookplate on front endpaper. 1859 Hard Cover. 63, [1] pp. A novella written as part of the fundraising effort for the Channing Home, a hospice house for terminally ill women founded by Harriet Ryan Albee in 1857. The original edition was printed and sold only at the fundraising fair for the Channing Home. The second edition was published after the event, and sold through the book trade. Our research indic... View more info

Image for 1745 Map: Ypres a strong City and Castle in Flanders [Belgium], restor'd to the Emperor by the Treaty of Utrecht, For Mr. Tindal's Continuation of Mr. Rapin's History of England

1745 Map: Ypres a strong City and Castle in Flanders [Belgium], restor'd to the Emperor by the Treaty of Utrecht, For Mr. Tindal's Continuation of Mr. Rapin's History of England

By: [Tindal, Nicolas] [De Thoyras, Rapin]

Price: $75.00

Publisher: [John and Paul Knapton, London]: 1745

Seller ID: 1665541

Condition: Very Good


Matted and ready for framing. Evidence of three folds, left side trimmed. 1745 Print. A 1745 map with scale and compass, taken from Tindal & Rapin's History of England, which was published from 1743-1747. Ypres was an important fortress and trade location from the Middle Ages through World War I. The print depicts the star shaped fortifications typical to most fortifications of the time, which were designed to accommodate defensive canonry and defend against artillery si... View more info