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Reisch, G.

Margarita Philosophica Nova & Appendix

Strasbourg, Grüninger, May 31, 1512

(Smith, Rara arithmetica p 82 and Maggs, Science Catalogue, 1929, both the 1504 Strasbourg edition)

In quarto. In its original binding, contemporary limp vellum.

Titel in manuscript on spine

Text rubricated in red all through

2 engraved title pages

7 full page engraved chapter title pages (trivium and quadrivium)

One folding, woodcut map of the world, watermark bulls head

One folding table (music)

Abundant woodcut text engravings

Most initials and all woodcuts in straight, contemporary colour.

We have not found any other copy of this book in original colour, so it is extremely ...

Reisch, G.
Reisch, G.
Reisch, G.
Reisch, G.
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Passionarium Toletanum

Printed on vellum ( ES: vitela)

Alcalá de Henares, Brocar 1516

(Abad 2001 nr 1189 47; Norton 43; Palau 214433)

Large fragment, 53 (of 72) leaves. Title page in modern manuscript.

a=0/6; b=6; c=2/6; d=6; e=6; f=6; g=6; h=6; i= 4/6; k=6; l=5/6 m=0/6

Total 53 of 72 leaves. Three large woodcut initials (7x7cm); 2 small woodcuts (4x4 cm); over 100 Lombard initials in red and Cadels in black

Passio domini segundum Mattheum        7/14 folios

Passio segundum Marcum            13/15 folios

{Passio segundum ...

€ 8400
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Huttich, J. and Grynaeus, S.

Novus orbis regionum ad insularum...omnium catalogus

Basel, Hervagium. 1555

(Alden/Landis 555/42; Sabin 34104; Brunet IV, 132)

In folio (38x23 cm.).

Rebound in XVIII century full calf, raised band on the spine, engraved and gilt title.

In a box.

26 nn lvs including title page adorned with a copper plate engraving

678 pp (last blank)

Woodcut initials to each story.

A few woodcut illustrations in the text.

Excellent condition.

Latin edition of 23 books (texts) on the earliest voyages of discovery including Cadamosta (Cape Verde 1455; 1456); Columbus (1492; 1493) ; Pinzon; Vespuccis four voyages; Marco Polo; Michow (Poland); Peter ...

Huttich, J. and Grynaeus, S.
€ 38000
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Le Ver, Girard

= de Veer, Gerard                

Vraye description de trois voyages....

au Nord par derriere Norwege, Moscovie et Tartarie

vers les Royaumes de China & Catay...

Amsterdam, Nicolas. 1598

(Tiele 96)

In folio, contemporary limp vellum

44 lvs including illustrated title page;

31 maps (6) and other plates (25)

A few marginally restored leaves not affecting text or plates,

Rebound in its contemporary binding with other but contemporary free leaves. Else fine.

First edition in French, contemporary to the first editions in Dutch and Latin. The central person was Willem ...

Le Ver, Girard
Le Ver, Girard
Le Ver, Girard
€ 25000
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Lodewijckszoon, Willem

Premier livre de l Histoire de la Navigation

aux Indes Orientales par les Hollandois

Amsterdam, Corneille Nicolas. 1598

(Tiele Memoires no 113; Tiele Bibliographie 511)

In folio; contemporary limp vellum

53 (of 54) leaves

49 (of 50) maps and plates

Condition: missing leaf, G 2, in printed facsimile on contemporary paper. The missing plate is the Market of Bantam, probably designed for this Claeszoon edition and printed later as it is unnumbered (unlike the other leaves), carries no text whereas all other leaves with a plate do have text. Pieter Tiele, the first bibliographer of these journals of Dutch voyages, had never seen a copy of the book were the plate WAS included so it is fair to say that ...

Lodewijckszoon, Willem
Lodewijckszoon, Willem
Lodewijckszoon, Willem
€ 15000
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Botero Benes

Relaciones universales del mundo

Primera y segunda parte

Valladolid, Diego Fernandez de Cordoba. 1603

Palau 33704; Vindel, 1955 pp 56-59; JCB, Europ Americana: 603/17; JCB 1922: III pp 20 ; Sabin 6809; Medina: BHA 468; Mapas: Shirley 242; Burden, 129;

En folio, 28,5 x 20 cm. Pleno cuero del XVIII

Lomo con título y adornos grabados en oro

Dos libros (partes con enumeración propia) en un solo tomo

Primer libro: 4 hojas; 24 folios; 207 folios; 5 mapas plegados

Segundo libro: 1 blanco; 110 folios

Libro reencuadernado en el XVIII en cuero. Lomo compartimentado con adorno en oro. Titulo impreso sobre el lomo. Danos menores e los dos partes extremos del lomo. Texto en impecable ...

Botero Benes
Botero Benes
Botero Benes
€ 35000
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