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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

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 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

Image for Journals of Congress: Containing Their Proceedings from January 1, 1781, to November 2, 1782. Published by Authority. Volume VII. [7] From Folwell's Press.

Journals of Congress: Containing Their Proceedings from January 1, 1781, to November 2, 1782. Published by Authority. Volume VII. [7] From Folwell's Press.

By: [United States Congress]

Price: $750.00

Publisher: Folwell's Press: 1800

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 2289652

Condition: Good


1800 Folwell's Press printing, preceded only by Claypoole and Patterson editions (see Evans 17767). One of 400 copies. Includes colloquial jacket with titles handwritten in black ink. Some pages unopened. A few pages lightly foxed, 2 inch closed tear to p. 56. 396, [38] pp. 8vo. A very early collection of congressional proceedings, recounting events that preceded the United States Constitution. At this time, the thirteen states were just completing the ratification of the Articles of Confederation, after which point the specifics of the country's political structure needed to be decided upon a... View more info