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Barock, Rokoko und Louis XVI aus Schwaben und der Schwiez

Barock, Rokoko und Louis XVI aus Schwaben und der Schwiez

by Kick, Wilhelm, ed

17 pp. commentary, 88 plates of photos of views and interiors of 17th and 18th cen. churches and abbeys in Switzerland and southern Germany, some plans. Folio. Boards portfolio. Leipzig (Barmgartner's) 1907.
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$150.00
Villa Aldobrandina Tusculana, sive varii illius Hortorum et Fontium Prospectus

Villa Aldobrandina Tusculana, sive varii illius Hortorum et Fontium Prospectus

by Barrière, Dominique

Folio containing engraved title page, dedication, and ad lectorem leaves followed by fine 19 engraved plates, comprising 11 full page and 8 double-page, depicting expansive views of the Villa Aldobrandini, various façades, fountains and garden grottos, and a number of scenes from Classical mythology, with a particular focus on the life of Apollo, including Apollo and the Cyclops, King Midas, and Apollo and Daphne, the final plate in the volume being a detailed map of the grounds of the... Read more
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$15,000.00
Zeichnungen Alter Meister im Kupferstich-Kabinett des Grossherzoglichen Museums zu Weimar

Zeichnungen Alter Meister im Kupferstich-Kabinett des Grossherzoglichen Museums zu Weimar

by Weimar. Grossherzogliches Museum

First series. Ed. by Hans von der Gabelentz. 30 superb facsimile plates in collotype (some in tint or color) repr. drawings of the German, French, Italian, and Netherlandish schools. Laid in: 30 pp. text fascicule (1913) in 8vo. describing the drawings. Large folio. Orig. portf. Frankfurt 1923. (Veroeffentlichung der Prestel-Gesellschaft, 1). Chamberlin 2467.
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$275.00
Oorsprongh Van De Kercke Van Laken

Oorsprongh Van De Kercke Van Laken

by HENNIN, Quentin. d. 1703

Bruxelles: E. Dams, 1704. Half-vellum and marbled boards, edges sprinkled red. Popular history of Our Lady of Laeken, originally a small chapel constructed in the 9th century, which became an important place of worship by the mid-1200s. Curate of Laeken, Hennin cites and reproduces inscriptions and documents, mines sources, repeats legends and dwells on the miraculous. The final third of the book concerns the church in the 17th century. In good condition, bookticket of the Mechelen collector H.... Read more
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$863.00
Brusselschen Blom-Hof Van Cupido

Brusselschen Blom-Hof Van Cupido

by BORCHT, Willem van der. 1622-1668

Bruxelles: G. Scheybel, 1641. 19th-century half-calf and tan boards (front hinge repaired), gilt spine label, old blue edges. Only Edition, the nineteen-year-old poet's first book. The first suite explores unrequited love, the second reciprocated love, and the third the good life - drinking, eating, laughing, smoking (three poems praise tobacco). The illustrations include a suitor on his knees pleading with his hard-hearted mistress who literally shows him the door, negotiations with a prostitute, Death... Read more
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$10,925.00
The Hermitage, Leningrad: Baroque & Rococo Masters

The Hermitage, Leningrad: Baroque & Rococo Masters

by Levinson-Lessing, V.F

London: Paul Hamlyn. 1965. Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ has some light edgewear & is now protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. Ninety-five [95] tipped-in colour plates with corresponding pages of commentary. xxiv + Plates and Commentary . 1st thus. Hardback.
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AU$30.00
How To Recognize Baroque Art

How To Recognize Baroque Art

by No Author Noted

New York: Penguin. 1979. Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition - Card Covers. Colour and black & white illustrations. Robust, professional packaging and tracking provided for all parcels. 64 pages. . Reprint. Softcover.
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AU$10.00
Memoires de la Minorité de Louis XIV, Sur ce Qui c'est Passé à la Fin de la Vie de Louis XIII & pendant la Régence d'Anne d'Autriche, Mere de Louis XIV

Memoires de la Minorité de Louis XIV, Sur ce Qui c'est Passé à la Fin de la Vie de Louis XIII & pendant la Régence d'Anne d'Autriche, Mere de Louis XIV

by François, duc de La Rochefoucauld

2 vols., 331, 422 pp. text consisting of memoirs written during the Sun King's minority, supposedly written by François, duc de La Rochefoucauld and Edme de La Châtre, comte de Naucay, though at least the former repudiated his connection with the text, notes. Note in ink on title-pages, title-page of Vol. 2 browned. 16mo. Leather, raised spines, covers slightly worn around hinges, some small areas of loss to top of spine on Volume I, minor insect damage on rear covers,... Read more
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$275.00
Vergilausgaben, Grosser Drucker

Vergilausgaben, Grosser Drucker

by Crous, Ernst

Unpaginated (circa 9 pp.) introduction to a presentation of 15 title pages and opening pages of Virgil's works published between 1469 and 1789 (some plates in color). Folio. Plates loose as issued in cloth portfolio, cover rubbed, small note in pencil and stamp inside front cover. Berlin (Reichsdruckerei) 1930.
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$150.00
Studia Bibliographica in Honorem Herman de la Fontaine Verwey

Studia Bibliographica in Honorem Herman de la Fontaine Verwey

478 pp. compendium of 28 papers (in English, French, and German) by numerous noted scholars and edited by S. van der Woude, most on various aspects of 16th-century bibliography, culture, letters, and science, with some on 15th- and 17th-century topics, extensive notes, num. text illus., 72 fine plates. Sm. 4to. Cloth, d.j. Amsterdam (Menno Hertzberger) 1968. Published on the occasion of the 25th anniversary of Verwey's appointment as chief librarian of the Amsterdam University Library. Among the... Read more
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$125.00
Pastels Français des XVIIe et XVIIIe Siècles: Etudes et Notices

Pastels Français des XVIIe et XVIIIe Siècles: Etudes et Notices

by Paris. Musée Quentin de la Tour

IX, 132 pp. catalogue to the exhibition by Emile Dacier and P. Ratouis de Limay of pastels by French artists of the 17th-18th centuries, including works by La Tour, Nanteuil, Vivien, Perronneau and Chardin, 96 plates of mostly portraits. 4to. Wrpps. Paris (G. van Oest) 1927. One of 800 copies.
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$185.00
European Sculpture From Romanesque to Rodin

European Sculpture From Romanesque to Rodin

by Molesworth, H.D. in collaboration with P. Cannon Brookes

London: Thames & Hudson. 1965. Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. Illustrated with Colour and Black & White Photographs. 288 pages Part of the World of Art Library. . Reprint. Hardback.
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AU$14.00
The Baroque: Principles, Styles, Modes, Themes

The Baroque: Principles, Styles, Modes, Themes

by Bazin, Germain

New York: W.W. Norton & Company. 1968. Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition. Illustrated with colour and black & white reproductions. Black & White Photographs and Drawings. 368 pages + Index A survey of the major visual arts of the Baroque period in Europe, stretching from 1575 to 1775. . Softcover.
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AU$20.00
Old Musical Instruments

Old Musical Instruments

by Clemencic, Rene

London: Octopus Books. 1973. Small Quarto Size. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. Pictorial boards. Illustrated with colour and black and white photographs as well as black and white drawings. Robust, professional packaging and tracking provided for all parcels. 120 pages. . 1st thus. Hardback.
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AU$22.00
Die Furstbischofliche Residenz zu Wurzburg

Die Furstbischofliche Residenz zu Wurzburg

by Sedlmaier, Richard, & Rudolf Pfister

2 vols., 278 pp. text on the palace of the Schonborn bishops of Wurzburg, ext. notes, bibliography, index, chronological chart, 124 text illus., 359 pp. plate vol. incl. 219 fine photogr. illus. on plates, most with descriptions on facing page. Large 4to. 3/4 leather and boards, scuffed. Munich (Georg Muller) 1923. (Schlosser in Bayern). The richly illustrated work offers a fine record of this splendid German Baroque palace before large parts of it were heavily damaged in World War II.
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$150.00
Carpioni

Carpioni

by Pilo, Giuseppe Maria

Carpioni. 169 pp. monograph on the Italian painter (1613-1679) based in Vicenza, detailed and fully documented catalogue raisonné of paintings and engravings (documented, attributed, wrongly attributed, etc.), concordances, locations of works, extensive notes, bibliography, indices, 209 illustrations on plates (5 in color). 8vo. Cloth. Venice (Alfieri) 1961. Freitag 1731.
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$600.00
BAROQUE ARCHITECTURE

BAROQUE ARCHITECTURE

by Briggs, Martin Shaw

NY: Da Capo Press, 1967. Octavo, 238 pp; 109 illustrations in b/w; index. Cloth in unclipped jacket. VG+/VG+ very slight rubbing to jacket. Review copy with slip laid-in. Reprint of the original 1913 edition. Excellent resource.. Reprint. Hard Cover. Very Good+/Very Good+.
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$25.00
Les Antiquitez et Recherches, des Villes, Chasteaux et Places Plus Remarquables de Toute la France..

Les Antiquitez et Recherches, des Villes, Chasteaux et Places Plus Remarquables de Toute la France..

by Du Chesne, André

(10), 1040 pp. description of France, revised and enlarged by the author's son, François Du Chesne, arranged by provinces, (25) pp. index. Some moderate staining and toning throughout, some spots of damp-staining to title page and approximately first 30 pages. 8vo. Vellum. Light soiling, vellum has stiffened and volume no longer closes all the way or opens flat. Paris (Petit-pas) 1624. Identical to the 1648 edition which is, according to Dufour's bibliography of Paris, the best... Read more
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$750.00
The Pageant of Painting. From the Byzantine Era to Picasso

The Pageant of Painting. From the Byzantine Era to Picasso

by D'Espezel, Pierre; Fosca, Francois

New York: Harry N Abrams, Inc. 1967. Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. Illustrated with colour and black & white reproductions. Robust, professional packaging and tracking provided for all parcels. 276 pages. An up-to-date treatment of the history of painting, focusing on the growth of creative vision over the past twenty centuries. . Reprint. Softcover.
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AU$15.00
Discours Funebre...Sur La Vie...La Maladie Et La Mort du Roy Tres-Chrestien Louys Le Iuste

Discours Funebre...Sur La Vie...La Maladie Et La Mort du Roy Tres-Chrestien Louys Le Iuste

by ABRA DE RACONIS, Charles-François d'. ?1580-1646

Paris: N. Talon, 1643. CONTEMPORARY FLEXIBLE IVORY VELLUM TOOLED IN BLACK (a small spot on each cover), double-rule outer frame and A CROWNED L in the center of each panel, flat spine with fleurons and lilies. Only Edition. The binding's somber tooling mirrors this meditation on Louis XIII's final hours by his almoner, Abra de Raconis, who dedicated this eulogy to the widowed Queen, Anne of Austria (1615-43). I have found one copy in the U.S. In good condition (a few quires lightly browned),... Read more
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$8,625.00