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Johann Joachim WINCKELMANN

Lettres familieres

Chez Couturier fils, A Paris 1781, In-8 (12,5x19,5cm), (4) xxxiv, 292pp. et (2) 290pp. (1), relié.

First french edition.
Binding full brown marbled vintage brown sheepskin.

450 €

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Hokusai manga. Volume 15

Eirakuya Toshiro, Edo[Tokyo] 1878 (Meiji 11), 16x23,9cm, cousu.

First edition, rare, that can be translated under the title Sketch of Hokusaï, volume 15. 15 volumes have actually appeared covering the sketch work of Hokusaï. The first was published in 1815 and the last posthumously in 1878. This last posthumous volume was collected by Katano Toshiro. It [...]

850 €

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Les pourtraits des souverains princes et comtes de Hollande [Ensemble] Image de divers hommes ...

Jean Meyssens, Anvers 1662 - 1649, 40f. ; 72f., relié.

First edition of these two portraits. The first is illustrated with a frontispiece title and 39 figures, the second with a frontispiece title and 70 figures, including 14 missing. Under each portrait of the first volume, a legend and coats of arms. In the second volume devoted to flamenco painters, [...]

500 €

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Kyosai gafu shohen

Kinkado, Tokyo 1880, 12,5x18,5cm, 19f., cousu.

First edition of this album of drawings, mention of volume 1. 13 volumes would have appeared drawings of Kyosaï, but this information is not certain. 36 illustrated pages, including 4 on double page, 58 figures in all.

700 €

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Grégoire HURET

Optique de portraiture et peinture

Chez Charles de Sercy & Thomas Moette, A Paris 1672, In-Folio (24,5x37,5cm), (14) 159pp., relié.

New edition after the original published in 1670, at the author's. André Cramoisy's printing office at the colophon. The illustration includes a beautiful allegorical frontispiece depicting an animated scene in a 17th century church and 8 folding planks of diagrams, most with a figure and [...]

1 500 €

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Castio Innocente ANSALDI

De sacro et publico apud ethnicos pictarum tabulurum cultu

In Regio typographeo, Augustae Taurinum [Turin] 1768, Pet. in-4 (16x21,5cm), (8) 330pp., relié.

New edition partly original and augmented by 3 chapters.
Binding full brown sheepskin contemporary patterned circles on the boards. Back to nerves adorned. title label in red morocco. A blunt corner. Rubbed together.
Treaty dealing with the religious and public worship of sacred images [...]

400 €

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Georg Friedrich HAENDEL

Apollo's feast or The harmony of the opera stage : Being a well-chosen collection of the favourite ...

Printed and sold by I. Walsh & Joseph Hare, London 1734 [1734], (5) 209pp. (2), relié.

Second impression after the first published in 1729. Very rare.

1 000 €

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Lilio Gregorio GIRALDI

Syntagma de Musis

Matthias Schurerius, Strasbourg 1511, in-4 (14x20cm), (16f.) A4 B8 C4, relié.

Matthias Schurerius, Strasbourg 1511, in-4 (14 x 20 cm), (16f.) A4 B8 C4, contemporary full morocco
Rare editio princeps illustrated with a large title vignette (86 x 95mm) featuring the Muses playing their instruments under the water of a [...]

12 000 €

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