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Prévost d´Exiles / Van der Schley / Beauvain / Chedel / Bellin - Histoire Générale des Voyages, [Tome 2, Afrique, Indes, Japon] - 1747

Volume 2 (wrongly numbered 'III' on the back) with several engravings and maps from the exclusive edition by De Hondt of the most famous collection of travel stories, illustrated with engraved plates sometimes unfoldable, offering maps and figures or panoramic views. Published


M.B. Synge - A book of discovery, The History of the World's Exploration - 1912

I have here a book entitled A BOOK OF DISCOVERY The History of the World's Exploration, from the Earliest Times to the Finding of the South Pole by M B Synge. It is a first edition published in 1912 by T C & E C Jack. It has 9 full page colour plates and 16 b/w plates and 164


Prévost d´Exiles / Bellin / Van der Schley - Histoire Générale des Voyages - Volumes 19, 21, 22, 23, 24 - China, Korea - 1749/1749

Lot of 5 volumes of 'l'Histoire Generale des Voyages', with hard leather cover that together describe large parts of China. All text pages are present, and some of the maps and engravings are still present (photos have been taken of all engravings still present). 1. Volume 19


Bell, N (N, D'Anvers) - Heroes of Discovery in South Africa - 1899

I have here a book for sale entitled Heroes of Discovery in South Africa by Bell, N (N, D'Anvers). First Edition revised by London, Walter Scott, 1899. Including more than forty further excellent illustrations and reproductions (mostly full plates), an author's Introduction, an


George Anson - Voyage autour du monde, fait dans les années MDCCXL, I, II, III, IV - 1749

Voyage autour du monde, fait dans les années MDCCXL, I, II,... (1748) Beautiful copy of the 1749 French-language edition of the travelogue of the English Lord George Anson, Captain of the 'Centurion', admiral of a squadron that traveled around the world in the years 1740-44,


F.R.G.S. [= Richard F. Burton] - Wanderings in West Africa from Liverpool to Fernando Po. By A F.R.G.S. (Volume II) - 1863

I have here for sale an exceptionally RARE book entitled Wanderings in West Africa from Liverpool to Fernando Po. Volume II. By A F.R.G.S. {Richard F. ]. Burton}. Published by Tinsley Brothers, London, 1863. A poor ex-lib. copy of volume two, of the first edition of Burton's


Comte Edouard de Warren - L'Inde Anglaise, avant et après l'insurrection - 1857

Count Edouard de Warren - English India, before and after the insurrection of 1857 - Third edition, revised and considerably enlarged - Paris, bookstore of L. Hachette et Cie, 1857 - III pp, 511 pp, (2) ff, 340 pp - Half-chagrin of the time - in-8 - 12 x 18 cm. Condition: Caps,


Edmond Picard / Odilon Redon - Philosophie de l'A-peu-Près - 1908

In-8, paperback. Tired cover with a small loss on the second cover. Very fresh interior. Frontispiece by Odilon Redon engraved by Louise Danse


Robert Hainard - Roman de Renart - 1946

Novel by Renart - Adventures of Master Renart and his friend Ysengrin based on the text established by Paulin Paris - In sheets - 35 x 26 cm - 216 p. Luxury edition numbered 1/125 copies on cream-tinted Marais vellum. Copy No. 99. Illustrated with 10 plates out of text in color


Handschrift und Miniatur-Malerei - Moghul-Kunst - Jaipur - Gemälde - kaiserliche Dynastie - Unikat mit vielen Goldverzierungen - 18. Jahrhundert - 1720/1750

Mughal art. Manuscript and Miniature Painting. imperial dynasty. Unique with many gold decorations. India, Jaipur- 1720-1750. Mughal miniatures. Original painting depicting the imperial dynasty - 18th century. Hunting scene and pleasure garden. Dimensions: 27cm x 18cm. Mughal


Julien Gracq - La Littérature à l'Estomac - 1950

Julien Gracq: Literature on the Stomach. 74 pp, 19 x 12 cm. José Corti Bookstore 1950. first edition in bookstore after publication in the magazine "Empedocles" beautiful copy of this pamphlet which caused a stir. Literature in the Stomach is a pamphlet by Julien Gracq, published


Nadia Tuéni / Ared Rayess - Juin et les Mécréantes [avec Suite dessins] - 1968

First edition of this collection of poetry among the best known by Nadia Tuéni (1935-1983), a French-speaking Lebanese poet. Very complete copy of the suite composed of 13 reproductions of drawings by Ared Rayess Lebanese painter (1928-2005) Limited edition of 450 copies, this


André Piot / Jacques Vallery-Radot - ‎Heroica, jeu des princes et du destin - 1937

First edition, copy of the head print limited to 200 copies on Shanghai paper containing 4 color plates by J. Vallery-Radot reproductions of high quality watercolors with hand highlights (the ordinary copies have the illustrations in NB). Paperback printed cover. Uncut copy.


Jacques Poterat / Germaine Bouret [ill.], Paul Durand [mus.] - Chansons du Printemps de la vie - 1945

Very beautiful book, collection of children's songs, some stains on the cover (see photos) but very good interior condition. Delivery by Mondial Relay (to be collected from a relay point) or Bpost


Pierre Sonnerat - Voyage aux Indes orientales et à la Chine (Travel to the East Indies and China) - 1782

FIRST OCTAVO EDITION in three (3) volumes of this "celebrated classic of natural history exploration and discoveries in the Far East" (Hill). The author, SONNERAT Pierre (1748-1814) travelled to India, China, Sri Lanka, Maldives, Philippines, Indonesia, New Guinea, Malaysia,


Alejo Carpentier / Jacques Ramondot - Concert baroque. Eaux-fortes originales de Jacques Ramondot - 1978

Luxurious edition given by the Bibliophiles du Palais, illustrated with 13 splendid original etchings by engraver Jacques Ramondot (1928-1999), including one inset, 2 on double page and 10 in-text. Ramondo was notably First Grand Prix de Rome for intaglio engraving in 1956 and


Charles Huard - Toute la Province à Paris - 1900

First edition of this very beautiful album by Charles HUARD (1874-1965), composed of engravings enhanced in hand color. Includes one on the cover of the cardboard and 22 color plates including two doubles and some black drawings on the back of the double plates. This is a


Signé; Anna Johnsson / Ch. Gir - Souvenirs d'une Etoile. Chaussons roses et Tutus blancs - 1930

[With a submission from the Author] One of 250 copies on pure Marais wire [250] Illustrations by Ch. Gir. Exterior wear and dirt - Fresh interior. Anna Christianovna Johansson (Russian: Анна Христиановна Иогансон; born in Saint Petersburg in 1860 and died in 1917 in Petrograd)


Antoine de Saint-Exupéry - Oeuvres complètes illustrées - 1950

Saint-Exupéry: Les Oeuvres Complètes, Paris 1950, NRF Gallimard, strong octavo (23x19 cm), publisher's binding after a model by Paul Bonet, 1017 p. - portrait of Jacques Thévenet, 33 watercolors by Edy Legrand, Chapelain-Midy, Fontanarosa, Yves Brayer, A.Dunoyer de Segonzac,


Honoré de Balzac / Schem - Les Contes drolatiques - 1948

Honoré de Balzac / Schem. Funny tales. Editions du Manoir, Henry Pasquinelly, 1948 – Limited edition of 999 copies, one of 333 on pure wire paper in the format of the Lana paper mills (n°270) Two flights. in-4° (28 x 23 cm) paperbacks in a cardboard folder and slipcase, filled


Rutger Kopland - Lot met 4 uitgaven, waarvan 2 gesigneerd - 1970

Four signed copies of poet psychiatrist R.h van den Hoofdakker better known as Rutger Kopland. A book signed under both names. The stronghold of the know-it-alls signed with Rutger Kopland. All those beautiful promises have the previous owner's name faded on the flyleaf and


Jacob Cats - 's Werelts begin, midden, eynde, beslooten in den trou-ring, met den proef-steen van den selven - 1737

Jacob Cats - The world's beginning, middle, end, decided in the wedding, with the test stone of the self - Amsterdam, Jacobus Verheyde, on the corner of the Molsteeg, and by Nicolaas Verheyde, in the Rozemarijnsteeg, 1737 - 673 p - 16.5 x 11.5 cm. Condition: quite good. Bound in


Marja Scholtens, e.a. - De Franse slag - 2017

The French battle on the occasion of Marja Scholtens' seventieth birthday. Organized by Doortje de Vries, Bubb Kuyper and Sander Pinkse. 2017. Contributions: 50. Edition: 70. Box by Brown Cartonnage. Some 'marginal' printers who contributed to the project are: Avalon Pers,


Nicolaas Beets, Gustave Doré [ills.] - Bijbel. Het oude- en nieuwe testament [...] met 200 platen van Gustave Doré - 1868

Bible containing all the Canonical books of the Old and New Testament. according to the states translation with Two Hundred Plates by Gustave Doré Provided with a preliminary notice (9-2-1867) and issued under the supervision of. Nicolaas Beets, Preacher in Utrecht, Doctor of


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