First edition of this important Spanish work on veterinary
First edition of this important Spanish work on veterinary
TITLE Practica, y observaciones pertenecientes al arte de albeyteria, en que se manifiesta el modo particular con...
AUTHOR Alvarez Borjes, Juan
PUBLICATION DATE 1680
PRICE $4500
Extremely rare Spanish book on horses, their properties and cures
Extremely rare Spanish book on horses, their properties and cures
TITLE Palestra particular de los exercicios del cavallo: sus propiedades y estilo de torear y jugar las cañas
AUTHOR Dávila y Heredia, Andrés
PUBLICATION DATE 1674
PRICE $5000
One of the earliest works on hunting and hawking written in Spanish
One of the earliest works on hunting and hawking written in Spanish
TITLE Aviso de Cazadores y Caça [bound after] De Exequendis Mandatis Regnum Hispaniae, quae rectoribus Ciuitatum...
AUTHOR Nuñez de Avendaño, Pedro
PUBLICATION DATE 1593
PRICE $14000
Amongst the most relevant works referring to Cadiz´ antiquities and archeology
Amongst the most relevant works referring to Cadiz´ antiquities and archeology
TITLE Grandezas y antiguedades de la isla y ciudad de Cadiz
AUTHOR Suarez de Salazar, Juan Baptista
PUBLICATION DATE 1610
PRICE $4500
Marcus Fugger´s copy, lavishly bound, of two rare medical texts
Marcus Fugger´s copy, lavishly bound, of two rare medical texts
TITLE Amicus medicorum [bound with] Liber de somniis, Hippocratis De insomniis
AUTHOR [Fugger, Marcus] Ganivetus, Johannes; Ferrier, Auger; Hippocrates.
PUBLICATION DATE 1550 & 1549
PRICE $16000
Magnificent album of Tobacco manufacture in 18th century Spain, an album probably commissioned by high Nobility or for presentation
Magnificent album of Tobacco manufacture in 18th century Spain, an album probably commissioned by high Nobility or for presentation
TITLE Album of drawings on the manufacture of Tobacco
AUTHOR [Anonymous] [Tobacco].
PUBLICATION DATE ca. 1770
PRICE $60000
The first Japanese printed-book to include Western characters
The first Japanese printed-book to include Western characters
TITLE Rangaku kaitei, [introduction to the Dutch language].
AUTHOR Otsuki Gentaku
PUBLICATION DATE 1788
PRICE $14000
Mathematics as the intellectual principle of a rational knowledge of nature
Mathematics as the intellectual principle of a rational knowledge of nature
TITLE Cursus quattuor mathematicarum artium liberalium [bound after] Preclarissimum mathematic arum opus......
AUTHOR Ciruelo, Pedro Sanchez; Bradwardine, Thomas
PUBLICATION DATE 1516
PRICE $28000
Early Mexican treatise on the use of Mercury in mining; with an exceptional colonial and republican Mexican Provenance
Early Mexican treatise on the use of Mercury in mining; with an exceptional colonial and republican Mexican Provenance
TITLE Compendiosa demostracion de los crecidos adelantamientos que pudiera lograr la Real Hacienda de su magestad...
AUTHOR Fabry, Jose Antonio
PUBLICATION DATE 1743
PRICE $4000
One of the most important vocabularies on the Chilean language; printed in Lima
One of the most important vocabularies on the Chilean language; printed in Lima
TITLE Arte de la lengua general del Reyno de Chile con un diálogo chileno hispano muy curioso a que se añade...
AUTHOR Febres, Andres
PUBLICATION DATE 1765
PRICE $5000
Handsome illustrated work dealing with the history of Guadalajara and Nueva Galicia, promoting indigenous Saints
Handsome illustrated work dealing with the history of Guadalajara and Nueva Galicia, promoting indigenous Saints
TITLE Origen de los dos celebres santuarios de la Nueva Galicia, obispado de Guadalaxara en la America...
AUTHOR Florencia, Francisco de
PUBLICATION DATE 1757
PRICE $5000
Landmark Chinese dictionary commissioned by Napoleon Bonaparte, from the Duc de Luynes library
Landmark Chinese dictionary commissioned by Napoleon Bonaparte, from the Duc de Luynes library
TITLE Dictionnaire chinois, francais et latin, publie d'apres l'ordre de sa Majeste l'Empereur et Roi Napoleon le...
AUTHOR Guignes, Chretien Louis de
PUBLICATION DATE 1813
PRICE $11500