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21. Guillaume Le Blond - Elemens de fortification à l'usage des jeunes officiers - 1742

Auctioneer's estimate: $220 - $330 €200 - €300 £170 - £250

Book illustrated with 17 folded plates - A treatise on systems of constructing military fortifications, with references to the designs of Vauban Marshal, count of Pagan and others - nice copy More

$ 163 € 150 £ 126
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41. Pierre Charron - De la sagesse - 1625

Auctioneer's estimate: $220 - $330 €200 - €300 £170 - £250

The 'Derniere' edition of 1625 - greatly revised and expanded from the 1601 edition - one of the masterworks of European philosophy; complete with Charron's 1625 'Traicte de sagesse' & his two 1624 'Discours chrestien' More

$ 108 € 100 £ 84
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54. Pierre Dionis - Cours d'opérations de chirurgie, démontrées au jardin du Roi - 2 volumes in 1 binding - 1782

Auctioneer's estimate: $220 - $330 €200 - €300 £170 - £250

Book of the famous surgeon of the 17th century Pierre Dionis, illustrated with a plate representing the royal garden, 1 portrait in frontispiece and 62 (some out of text) plates engraved on wood representative of surgical instruments - nice copy More

$ 1 € 1 £ 1
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60. Christiaan Huygens - Cosmotheros ou Nouveau traité de la pluralité des mondes par feu Mr. Hughens, traduit du Latin en François par M. D*** [Dufour] - 1 volume complet - 1702

Auctioneer's estimate: $220 - $330 €200 - €300 £170 - £250

With 5 tipped-in illustration pages - the author, an astronomer, strives to describe what life and civilizations on other planets could be like - good condition - rare book More

$ 184 € 170 £ 143
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75. Apulée - L. Apuleii Madaurensis opera omnia quae exstant, emendata & aicta: Curâ Petri Colvi Brugensis - 1588 [Relié à la suite:] Petri Colvi In L. Apuleii opera omnia notae uberiores - 1588

Auctioneer's estimate: $220 - $330 €200 - €300 £170 - £250

Rare edition of Plantin of the works of Apuleius - vellum binding of the time - copy in good condition More

$ 163 € 150 £ 126
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83. Jean-Sylvain Bailly - Histoire de l'astronomie ancienne, depuis son origine jusqu'à l'établissement de l'école d'Alexandrie - 1781

Auctioneer's estimate: $190 - $300 €175 - €275 £150 - £230

Book illustrated with 3 plates - the author argues that the peoples of India, the Chaldeans and the Chinese as well as other Asian populations would possess common traits in philosophy, religion & science - copy in good condition More

$ 59 € 55 £ 46
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89. H.P.D.L.D.E.D. [= Henri Philippe de Limiers] - Histoire du règne de Louis XIV Roi de France et de Navarre - 7 volumes - 1717

Auctioneer's estimate: $270 - $380 €250 - €350 £210 - £300

First edition, dated 2 years after the death (1715) of King Louis XIV. 1 portrait of Louis XIV in frontispiece of volume 1, 1 old signature Guerin D... on each of the 7 title pages More

$ 70 € 65 £ 54
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93. Jean Baudoin - Mythologie ou Explication des Fables, Oeuvre Deminente Doctrine & d'Agréable Lecture Cy Devant - 1627

Auctioneer's estimate: $270 - $380 €250 - €350 £210 - £300

Original edition translated by L de Montlyard - title with engraved vignette, frontispiece engraved by Rabel. The 10 books all begin with a full page illustration bookplate. More

$ 5 € 4 £ 4
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95. Joseph Pitton de Tournefort - Relation D’un Voyage du Levant, Fait Par Ordre Du Roi, Contenant L’Histoire Ancienne & Moderne de plusieurs Isles de l’Archipel, de Constantinople, des Cotes de la Mer Noire, etc - 2 volumes - 1717

Auctioneer's estimate: $330 - $440 €300 - €400 £250 - £340

Book illustrated with 102 plates and maps out of text - bindings of the time - very nice copy - Rare second edition of the year of the original of Paris More

$ 217 € 200 £ 168
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97. Le jeu de l'Hombre, augmenté des decisions nouvelles sur les difficultez et incidens de ce jeu - 1709

Auctioneer's estimate: $330 - $440 €300 - €400 £250 - £340

Many figures in the text showing the cards and how to play - very rare edition of this manual describing the rules of the jeu de l’hombre, game imported from Spain around 1660 and whose success was considerable in France More

$ 109 € 101 £ 85
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100. [Jan Wagenaar] - Vaderlandsche historie, vervattende de geschiedenissen der nu Vereenigde Nederlanden - volume 3, 5, 6 and 7 - 1752

Illuminated with 2 foldable maps (siege of Leiden), 12 foldable engravings (moord op Willem van Oranje, op Floris den Vyfde, Brielle ingenomen door de watergeuzen) and 10 portraits of (among others Kenau Simons Hasselaer, Erasmus, Willem I) in full leathe More

$ 16 € 15 £ 12
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102. Jacobus Buijs - Eerste[- Zesde] uitgave der kunstplaten, behorende tot het heldendicht Willem den Eersten, in vier en twintig zangen, door den Nederlandschen dichter J. Nomsz - 1779/1788

Auctioneer's estimate: $380 - $540 €350 - €500 £300 - £420

First edition. Very rare and complete picture book as a tribute to Willem de Eerste, 24 prints after Jacobus Buijs More

$ 174 € 160 £ 135
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105. Encyclopedists - Architecture et Parties qui en dependent. Art Militaire - [ca. 1780]

Auctioneer's estimate: $380 - $540 €350 - €500 £300 - £420

Extensive collection of 131 prints, often expandable, probably taken from the “Nouvelle édition du Dictionnaire raisonné des sciences, des arts et des métiers, avec leuk explication” More

$ 65 € 60 £ 50
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118. Stefano Gionta - Il fioretto delle cronache di Mantova raccolto da Stefano Gionta per cura di Antonio Mainardi - 1844

Auctioneer's estimate: $710 - $920 €650 - €850 £550 - £720

Il fioretto delle cronache di Mantova raccolto da Stefano Gionta per cura di Antonio Mainardi – Edizione ornata di 24 delle principali vedute della città – Mantova Fratelli Negretti 1844 More

$ 119 € 110 £ 92
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123. Father B. Remigio - Práctica de Exorcistas y Ministros de la Iglesia - 1693

Auctioneer's estimate: $1,800 - $2,340 €1,650 - €2,150 £1,390 - £1,820

Con Censura y Aprobación del R.P. Fray Diego Fortuna Lector de Theologia Moral en San Francisco de Madrid y con Licencia del Reverendísimo Padre Antonio Rosende, Provincial de los Clérigos Menores de la Provincia de España, Predicador de Su Majestad y Cal More

$ 437 € 402 £ 339
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