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Date of the auction: 29.05.2019

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Andreini (Francesco) La Seconda parte delle Bravure del Capitano Spavento…divisa in quaranta ragionamenti, FIRST and ONLY EDITION, woodcut ornaments, small tear to G2, staining to second half of the work, contemporary vellum over boards, soiled, 1618; with La Bravure del Capitano Spavento divise in

Lot #: 300

Estimate: £500 - £700

Date: 29 May 2019

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Bible, Latin.- Novum Testamentum illustratum insignium rerum simulacris, fourth edition, 2 parts in one [Saint Paul’s epistles have separate title], titles within woodcut cartouches, initials, ornaments and vignettes throughout, light browning and dustsoiling, waterstaining to a few gatherings

Lot #: 301

Estimate: £800 - £1,200

Date: 29 May 2019

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Classics.- Florus (Lucius Annaeus) & Freinsheim (Johann, ed.) 2 vol. bound in one: Rerum romanarum, Strasbourg, Dolhopf & Zetzner, [bound with] Rupertus (C.A) Observationes Politicae, Morales, Historicae, Philologicae, Criticae ad L. Annaei Flori Rerum Romanorum libros IV, errata leaf, J., Tauber

Lot #: 302

Estimate: £400 - £600

Date: 29 May 2019

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Contarini (Gasparo) Della Republica, et magistrati di Venetia…., fourth edition, 2 parts in one, engraved frontispiece depicting Venice’s arms, lacking 7 folding plates, Q12 detached, some leaves uncut, minor tearing, occasional spotting, intermittent light browning and light water staining

Lot #: 303

Estimate: £150 - £200

Date: 29 May 2019

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Criminal Law- [Ambrosini (Tranquillo)] & Giovannini (Girolamo) Decisiones criminales super quaestionibus de indiciis et tortura, FIRST EDITION, part 2 only of 2, from Processus informatiuus… in quo quam multa ad theoricam, et praxim criminalium iudiciorum, ... dilucideque demonstrabit, woodcut

Lot #: 304

Estimate: £150 - £200

Date: 29 May 2019

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Danzig.- [Schreiber (Tomasz Jan)] Neu revidirte Willkühr der Stadt Danzig aus Schluss sämmtlicher Ordnungen publiciret, 3 parts in one with continuous pagination, woodcut arms of Danzig on title, ornaments, half title, Gothic letter, ownership note in a contemporary hand, light browning

Lot #: 305

Estimate: £200 - £300

Date: 29 May 2019

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Franco (Demetrio) Gli Illustri et gloriosi gesti, et vittoriose imprese, fatte contra Turchi, dal Sig. D. Giorgio Castriotto, detto Scanderbeg, Prencipe d'Epiro…, edited by Giovan Maria Bonardo, second edition, woodcut printer’s device, arms of the dedicatee Girolamo Angelo Flavio, lacking portrait

Lot #: 306

Estimate: £300 - £400

Date: 29 May 2019

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Gastronomy & Home Economics.- [Scappi (Bartolomeo)] Il mastro di casa del sig. Cesare Pandini… Ragionamento fatto tra il cavalier Reale Fusorito da Narni Trinciante, et esso mastro di casa, part 3 only, of 3, 22 pp., from Opera…, con la quale si può ammaestrare qualsivoglia cuoco, scalco

Lot #: 307

Estimate: £500 - £700

Date: 29 May 2019

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Gastronomy.- Brillat-Savarin (Jean-Anthelme) Physiologie du Goût, 2 parts in one, first illustrated edition, half title, steel engraved author’s portrait and 7 plates on China paper by Ch. Geoffroy after Bertall, title vignette, text illustrations, occasional foxing and light browning, quarter red

Lot #: 308

Estimate: £200 - £300

Date: 29 May 2019

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Gattinara (Marco) et al. De curis egritudinum particularium noni Almansoris pratica uberrima, fourth edition, 3 parts in one, Gothic letter, printer's device at end, and woodcut of an enema syringe to I6v, slight toning throughout, browning to gathering N, unidentified ownership inscription in an

Lot #: 309

Estimate: £600 - £800

Date: 29 May 2019

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German Prayer book.- Manuscript prayer book, in German, entitled 'Christliches und Catholisches HandBuechlein worinnen sehr schone Anmuethige und trostreiche gebetter zu finden seyn', calligraphically written within margins with rubrics highlighted in red and gold, numerous full-page and smaller

Lot #: 310

Estimate: £500 - £700

Date: 29 May 2019

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German Sammelband.- A collection of seven manifests and decrees concerning various subjects issued by German Emperors, including Allgemeine, zu Abstellung Der Handwercker-Mißbräuchen ergangen- und von Sr. Kayserl. Majest. Ratificirte Reichs-Verordnung…, Möller, 1731; Erneuerter Articuls-Brief und

Lot #: 311

Estimate: £200 - £300

Date: 29 May 2019

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Homer & Didymus (Chalcenterus) Omerou Exegetes [Greek], Homeri Interpres, 3 parts in one, edited by Jakob Bedrot with preface by Johannes Sturm, Greek letter, woodcut printer’s device on title (loose), lacking M10 & blank leaf in part 1, & A1, A4-5 in part 2, defective and fragile with a number of

Lot #: 312

Estimate: £100 - £150

Date: 29 May 2019

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Isocrates & Wolf (Hieronymus, edit) Isocatres Isokratus hapanta. Isocratis scripta, quae quidem nunc extant, omnia, Graecolatina, postremò recognita, third edition, woodcut printer's device on title, occasional spotting and staining, armorial bookplate of Tetschner Library, early annotations

Lot #: 313

Estimate: £300 - £400

Date: 29 May 2019

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Josephus (Flavius) Des hochberuhmten judischen Geschicht-Schreibers Historien und Bucher, double column, engraved additional pictorial title, printed title in red and black and with engraved vignette, titles stained, some spotting, lightly browned, later ownership inscription, contemporary vellum

Lot #: 314

Estimate: £200 - £300

Date: 29 May 2019

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Josephus (Flavius) Opera omnia Graece et Latine…, vol. 1 only, engraved allegorical frontispiece by Philip a. Gunst, title in red and black with woodcut floral device, 2 full-page plates depicting coins, 1 in-text illustration, woodcut initials and ornaments, text partly in Greek, light age

Lot #: 315

Estimate: £150 - £200

Date: 29 May 2019

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Junius (Franciscus) De pictura veterum libri tres, fourth edition, 2 parts in one, engraved author’s portrait by Joseph Mulde after Adriaan van der Werff (loose) and allegorical frontispiece, woodcut printer’s device to title, occasional spotting and light browning, bookplate of Michael Kearney

Lot #: 316

Estimate: £150 - £200

Date: 29 May 2019

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Lock Mechanics. – Vivarelli (Giandomenico) Della serratura combinatoria, o sia metodo nuovo di fare le serrature per difendersi dai ladri da chiavi false, FIRST and ONLY EDITION, engraved title vignette, woodcut ornaments, 6 pp. of tables, large folding plate of a combination lock project supplied

Lot #: 317

Estimate: £400 - £600

Date: 29 May 2019

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Merian (Matthaeus) Todten-Tantz, wie derselbe in der löblichen und weit-berühmten Stadt Basel, als ein Spiegel menschlicher Beschaffenheit…, engraved hand-coloured title within allegorical border, 44 engraved plates, all but 2 hand-coloured, 17 of the illustrations cut and pasted onto an inserted

Lot #: 318

Estimate: £4,000 - £6,000

Date: 29 May 2019

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Moubach (Abraham, transl.) Naaukeurige Beschryving der Uitwendige Godtsdienst-Plichten Tempel-zeden en Gewoontens der Afgodische Volkeren…, vol. 4 & 5 only, of 6, vol. 4 in 2 parts with continuous pagination, titles in red and black with engraved vignette, 73 (12 folding), plates by Bernard Picard

Lot #: 319

Estimate: £400 - £600

Date: 29 May 2019

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[Nannini (Remigio Fiorentino, traslator)] Epistole, et Evangeli che si leggono tutto l'anno alla messa, secondo l'uso della santa romana chiesa, ridotti all'ordine del messal nuovo…, 2 parts in one with separate titles, lacking 8 leaves of preliminaries, including title, woodcut vignettes by

Lot #: 320

Estimate: £150 - £200

Date: 29 May 2019

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Noé (Louis Pantaléon Jude Amédée de) Mémoires relatifs a l’expèdition Anglaise…, FIRST EDITION, 21 hand coloured lithograph plates (including 2 folding maps), second map torn, foxing, contemporary French binding, spine gilt, marbled boards, 8vo, à l'imprimerie Royale, [Paris], 1826; with sixth

Lot #: 321

Estimate: £300 - £400

Date: 29 May 2019

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Pardies (Ignace Gaston) & Montanari (Geminiano, transl.) Dell'anima delle bestie, e sue funzioni…, second edition in Italian, small woodcut device on title, lacking H11-12 (blank leaves), light age yellowing, contemporary vellum over boards, ink title to spine, soiled and rubbed, 8vo, Andrea

Lot #: 322

Estimate: £200 - £300

Date: 29 May 2019

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Politics.- Li mezzi di liberare l'Europa dall'usurpazione della Francia…, FIRST and ONLY EDITION, title and following leaf torn with loss of text, some staining throughout, ownership note of ‘Lino Soranzo, 1731’, contemporary carta rustica, soiled, [not in Melzi], 12mo, n. p., n.p., 1690. *** Rare

Lot #: 323

Estimate: £150 - £250

Date: 29 May 2019

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Procopius Caesariensis Anekdota (Greek) seu Historia arcana, second edition, 2 parts in one, printer’s woodcut device to title, ornaments, browning throughout, occasional spotting, worm trail to gutter of a few gatherings, signature and extensive annotation in Latin concerning the work by

Lot #: 324

Estimate: £150 - £200

Date: 29 May 2019

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Regio (Paolo) Vita. Miracoli et morte di S. Francesco di Paola, woodcut vignettes to title and in text depicting scenes of the Saint’s life, pages ruled in black, light browning and staining throughout, some mould spotting towards the end, slight worm holing to last few gatherings, contemporary

Lot #: 325

Estimate: £300 - £400

Date: 29 May 2019

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Ridolfi (Carlo) Le maraviglie dell'arte, overo le vite de gl’illustri pittori Veneti, e dello stato, FIRST EDITION, 2 vol. bound in 1, engraved allegorical frontispiece and title, 37 full page portraits by Jacopo Piccini, including author's, woodcut printer’s device on title, initials and ornaments

Lot #: 326

Estimate: £400 - £600

Date: 29 May 2019

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Rumphius (Georgius Everhardus) D’Ambionsche Rariteitkamer: behelzende eene Beschryvinge van allerhande zoo weeke als harde Schaalvisschen, te weeten raare Krabben, Kreeften, en diergelyke Zeedieren…, FIRST EDITION, half title, hand coloured frontispiece, title in red and black with hand coloured

Lot #: 327

Estimate: £10,000 - £15,000

Date: 29 May 2019

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Sicilian Tale.- Iolanda di Sicilia, novella istorica e galante, 2 parts, lacking title, 2 pp. publisher’s catalogue at rear, minor water staining to a couple of leaves, final blank torn, contemporary carta rustica, soiled and a little worm holed, [Filippini, Bibliothecæ oratorii panormitanæ

Lot #: 328

Estimate: £400 - £600

Date: 29 May 2019

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Tasso (Torquato) Gioie di rime e prose… Quinta e sesta parte, 2 parts in one, includes ‘Dialoghi e Discorsi’, woodcut arms of Ferrara to title, light age yellowing, some gatherings loose, 1 repaired, limp vellum, soiled, joints split, [Graesse, VII, 32; Serassi, p. 586; Carpané, p. 102-103

Lot #: 329

Estimate: £200 - £300

Date: 29 May 2019