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A pair of rare Valk table globes published by Gerard and Leonard Valk at Amsterdam in 1750 and 1700. The Dutch globe makers Gerard Valk (1652-1726) and his son Leonard Valk (1675-1746) were the only significant publishers of globes in the Netherlands in the eighteenth century. The design of their globes was completely new and [...]

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Terrestrial globe with a diameter of 13,2 cm., hinged and opens to show a flat set of maps. The exterior of the globe consisting of 12 paper gores and 4 half polar caps, the interior of the globe consisting of 2 circular maps. Contemporary hand-coloured, the countries in different colours and the seas in a [...]

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POCKET GLOBE
9.500,00 Categories: , , ,
(ca. 1775) - London
Nr. 10707

Rare pocket globe with a diameter of 7 cm. held in the publisher’s shagreen case with two metal clasps. The globe consisting of 12 hand-coloured engraved gores and 2 polar caps, the top and bottom of the case each lined with 12 hand-coloured engraved half gores and a polar cap depicting the celestial hemisphere. The [...]

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(2, 4) 91 (2) p. Rebound half imitation Leather, oblong (The original publisher’s pictorial paper wrappers are bound in with the rest of the work, bottom left corner of the front wrapper has been restored, a folding line through the centre due to the book’s size, being most visible on the original wrappers, a few [...]

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3 delen in 1 band, (portret, dedicatie, titelprent met verklaring, 4, portret, 12) 168, 92, 66 p. Origineel goud-bestempeld Leer met ribben, hoekstukken, sloten en goud-op-snede, Folio 43 x 28 x 6,5 cm. (De rug van de band is van latere datum en heeft een vernieuwd titelschild. De dedicatie bij het eerste portret is geplakt [...]

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2 works in 1 binding, (frontispiece, 2, portrait, 15) 278, 112, 70, (frontispiece with explanation) 132 folia., De Hooghe: (frontispiece with explanation, 1) 69 folia. Contemporary blind-stamped Leather with 7 raised bands, 8 corner-pieces and 2 clasps, Folio H. 47,5 x L. 32 x W. 12 cm. (The spine has been restored in the past, [...]

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MANUSCRIPT/CLERCQ, LOUIS DE
4.500,00 Categories: , , ,
(early 19th century) - Gent
Nr. 10315

(38), (15) folia. Rebound half Leather with 5 raised bands, Folio (Made-up album with segments from and adaptations on the costume book by Louis de Clercq. The work contains 9 folia with explanatory text, 6 folia with coloured coat of arms, 23 folia with coloured costumes and 15 folia with inserted costume/coat of arms plates, [...]

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(21) 448, (2) 146 p. Origineel Leer met ribben en stempels, Folio 44,5 x 29 x 12 cm. (Het register is aan het einde van het voorwerk gebonden in plaats van achterin. Boekblok heel licht gebruind, de eerste paar en verso laatste pagina wat donkerder gebruind, laatste pagina register kort afgesneden. Uiteinden rug gerestaureerd, beide [...]

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Weld, Isaac
4.500,00 Categories: , , ,
1801-1802 - Den Haag, J.C. Leewestijn
Nr. 11028

3 delen, (XXXII) 391, (2, XV, 1) 425, (XII) 340 p. Origineel half Leer, 8° (Boekblokken licht gebruind, pagina 337-340 derde deel aan de randen verstevigd en de grote uitvouwbare kaart is een stukje ingescheurd. De eerste en enige Nederlandse uitgave van dit populaire reisverhaal door de Ierse schrijver en reiziger Isaac Weld (1774-1856). Weld [...]

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2 delen, (titelprent, 8, portret) 552, (2) 553-1065 (23) p. Origineel blind-gestempeld Perkament, groot Folio (Katern 4N-3P op kleiner papier, waarschijnlijk afkomstig uit een ander exemplaar. Bovenste marge laatste blad register ingescheurd en geplakt, het boekblok heeft plaatselijk wat kleine vlekjes en de rechterzijde van de ruggen zijn op het scharnier zeer netjes gerestaureerd. Luxe [...]

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KEMPIS, THOMAS à
3.750,00 Categories: ,
1839 - St. Pölten, Joh. Nep. Passy
Nr. 10957

n.p. Contemporary gold-stamped Leather with raised bands, metal clasps and gilt-edged and gauffered text block, 8° (Fine presentation copy, gifted to Archduke Rainer (1827-1913) probably on the occasion of his confirmation. The binding includes the well-known work The Imitation of Christ in German by Thomas à Kempis (ca. 1380-1471) printed by the Vienna printing office [...]

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(frontispiece, 14) 179 (5), 130 (5) p. Contemporary folding Vellum, 4° (First edition of this rare handbook on terrestrial and celestial globes by the German professor and mathematician Johann Ludwig Hocker, 1670-1746. The work is divided in two parts, in the first part Hocker describes the use of terrestrial globes and in the second part [...]

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