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The Autocrat of the Breakfast Table: Every Man His Own Boswell

By: [Holmes, Oliver Wendell]

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Phillips, Sampson and Company: 1858

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1863209

Condition: Very Good


First edition, second state. Minor loss from spine head, stationer's stamp on front flyleaf. 1858 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. viii, 373 pp. Original brown blind-stamped cloth, gilt titles & decorations. ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. (August 29, 1809 – October 7, 1894) was an American physician, professor, lecturer, and author. Regarded by his peers as one of the best writers of the 19th century, he is considered a member of the Fireside Poets. His most famous prose works are the Breakfast-Table series, which began with The Autocrat of the Breakfas... View more info

Image for L'opere d'Oratio Poeta lirico comentate da Giovanni Fabrini da Fighine in lingua volgare Toscana, con ordine, che 'l Vulgare e Comento del Latino: & il Latino e Comento del Vulgare, ambedue le lingue dichiarandosi l'una con l'altra. Di nuouo ricorrette in questa seconda editione. con Privilegii. [Poems of Horace]

L'opere d'Oratio Poeta lirico comentate da Giovanni Fabrini da Fighine in lingua volgare Toscana, con ordine, che 'l Vulgare e Comento del Latino: & il Latino e Comento del Vulgare, ambedue le lingue dichiarandosi l'una con l'altra. Di nuouo ricorrette in questa seconda editione. con Privilegii. [Poems of Horace]

By: [Horace]; Fabrini, Giovanni [Francesco]

Price: $500.00

Publisher: In Venetia: Appresso Gio Battista, Marchio Sessa, & fratelli: 1573

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 2128608

Condition: Fair


1573 second edition. Front board loose, 1 inch chip from spine base, boards rubbed with some loss from corners, ownership stamps and numerous handwritten names on front & rear flyleaf, minor tape repairs to front hinge, minimal marginalia. [vi], 389 ff. 8vo. 8 1/4 x 6. Elaborate printer's device depicting a cat between cherubs on title page. Collated and complete. A collection of poems by the Latin poet Horace, with commentary by Italian humanist Giovanni Fabrini. Fabrini was a grammarian and a linguist, whose skills earned him a position teaching members of the aristocracy in Venice. This sec... View more info

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Tales of a Traveller

By: [Irving, Washington]; Crayon, Geoffrey

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Thomas Y. Crowell & Co.: 1891

Seller ID: 2285881

Condition: Very Good


Boards lightly soiled. 1891 Hard Cover. vi, 530, [4] pp. 16mo. The author's revised edition, complete in one volume. Cream cloth spine over mint cloth boards, gilt titles and elaborate gilt decorations, floral endpapers. Engraved title page by Copeland, frontispiece by Frank T. Merrill. A collection of short stories by the author of Rip Van Winkle, The Legend of Sleepy Hollow, etc. Includes: STRANGE STORIES BY A NERVOUS GENTLEMAN: The Great Unknown; The Hunting-Dinner; The Adventure of My Uncle; The Adventure of My Aunt; The Bold Dragoon, or The Adventure of My Grandfather; The Adventure of t... 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. We have more books available by this author!. 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 Purchase of 1790. 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 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', indicating the position of the plate within the original text. 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' sits in a corner along the coast, bordering the ocean on two sides, with a river emptying into the ocean a bit further south alo... 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 several apartments, a common room and a powder magazine. 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 (Korinkani, Bubemusa, Mankanet). The fort plan is fairly simple, with a curtain wall with two corner bastions surrounding magazines... 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 of three towers and two large bastions (interestingly labeled as 'Eperon' and 'Pointe de la Montagne Verte' on this plan). The... 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 larger has bastions on each corner, and the arrangement of batteries along the walls of these indicates that defense of the sou... View more info

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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 'fosse'), and the rear section of the fortress is labeled 'Lieu ou se tiennent les Negres'. 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 quantity and size of the canonry in each location, most interestingly a section labeled 'Sur le Fosse le long de la muraille de... 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 the main gate. Batteries line the east wall and the western bastions - there are none on the main western and northern wall ... 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 significant as a waypoint for the Dutch East India Company (and later British trade), which explains the presence of an exterior ... 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'. The fort plan shows a residence labeled 'Maison du Gouverneur' surrounded by four diamond bastions, with a large addition prot... View more info

Image for The Life of George Washington.

The Life of George Washington.

By: [Reed, Anna B.]

Price: $60.00

Publisher: American Sunday-School Union / L. Johnson, Stereotyper: 1842

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2292006

Condition: Very Good


Reissue of Sabin 101845. Lightly foxed throughout (a bit more so to front and end matter), pencil name on front flyleaf. 1842 Hard Cover. 288 pp. 12mo. Engraved frontispiece, four engraved plates in text. A biography detailing the military and political career of George Washington, with the Declaration of Independence, a letter from Thomas McKean to C.A. Rodney, and 'Reminiscences of Gen. Washington' appended. 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 only entrance is at the northeast corner. There are two curtain walls, the inner one surrounded by a moat. The shapes of the wal... 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 side of a large natural waterway. Though several roads terminate at the curtain wall, only one appears to offer entry, that bei... 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 the opposite side are connected to the main fortress by bridges. There is one other entrance along the southeast wall. The sh... 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 fortification to the opposite shore, and there appears to be an area for entry by boat along the south wall. This fortress is unique... 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 the south, with a bridge gatehouse leading to the main road. The northern portion sits atop a plateau linked to the main road... 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 the river -- one of these flanks the southwest curtain wall, while another runs southeast through the fortification itself. ... 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 walls, the east gate atop a ramp designed to extend the vulnerability of attacking troops. The shapes of the walls illustrate the... 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 hornworks within the moat. Most of these are connected to the main structure by catwalks. There are four gates, each of which requ... 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 the entire fortress. Several freestanding hornworks are positioned within the moat. There are two gates to the south and one to... 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 rivers. It became a prison in the mid-fifteenth century, and continued to operate as such until the end of the eighteenth cen... 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 topics. This particular work was influential in Renaissance science: it and his other major work on the subject, Enquiry into Pl... 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 indicates that, despite the official start of the hospice care movement being generally acknowledged as occurring in the 1970s, Th... View more info

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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 sieges. The waterways in the map and several of the hornworks within the natural moat are labeled, and the arrangement of stree... View more info