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Many of Biblio's booksellers offer rare and antique books on European History. From Joan of Arc to the rise of the Dutch Republic, the rare European History books in Biblio's Rare Book Room offer a diverse and unique look into one of the most fascinating parts of world history. Be sure to check our rare European History book collection for new listings from your favorite booksellers.

Ensemble complet des archives du Chevalier de Sade by SADE Louis, Chevalier de

s.l. (Londres, Paris, Toulon...), 1791. Fine. s.l. (Londres, Paris, Toulon...) 1791-1832, 12 000 feuillets de divers formats, en feuilles. - Exceptionnel ensemble des archives manuscrites inédites et complètes de Louis, Chevalier de Sade (1753-183…

From Rare Books Le Feu Follet -


Les arts au moyen age, en ce qui concerne principalement le palais romain de Paris, l'hotel de Cluny, issu de ses ruines, et les objets d'art de la collection classee dans cet Hotel. The five folio Plate & Atlas volumes. The rare first edition with 618 plates. by Alexandre du Sommerard

618 plates, 512 of which are hand-colored & 18 of which are sepia toned . Full supple red morocco, double ruled board fore-edges, gilt inner dentelles, twelve raised bands, floriated compartments, ruled & floriated boards, marbled endpapers, all edge…

From William Chrisant & Sons' Florida Book Shop, ABAA, ILAB, FABA


Der vermaledigsten unfromen Türggen anschleg unnd fürnemen wider die heilgen Cristenheit by Caoursin, Guillaume

Strasbourg: Bartholomäus Kistler, 23 August [1502]. Extremely rare polemic pamphlet about the Ottoman threat. This is the German translation of a treatise by the Franco-Flemish historiograph Guillaume Caoursin (c. 1430-1501). His account of the fictive…

From Dr. Jörn Günther Rare Books AG


THE FLORENTINE HISTORIE. Written in the Italian tongue, by Nicholo Macchiavelli, Citizen and Secretarie of Florence. And translated into English by T. B. [Thomas Bedingfield] Esquire. by MACHIAVELLI. NICCOLO

Printed by T. C. [Thomas Creede] for W. P. [William Ponsonby]. London. 1595. FIRST ENGLISH EDITION. Folio. (11.1 x 7.5 inches). x11,222pp. Lacking last, blank, leaf, all text complete. Decorated with woodcut engraved ornamental title page and engraved h…

From Paul Foster Books


1789 COMPLETE Works of VOLTAIRE French Science Physics Newton Candide Kehl 92v by VOLTAIRE

1789 COMPLETE Works of VOLTAIRE French Science Physics Newton Candide Kehl 92v "Let us read and let us dance; these two amusements will never do any harm to the world." ― Voltaire Voltaire was a versatile and prolific writer, producing works in…

From Schilb Antiquarian Rare Books


Orationi, Militari. Raccolte Per M. Remigio Fiorentino, da Tutti gli Historici. Greci e Latini, Antichi e Moderni con gli Argomenti chi Dichiarono l'Occasioni per le Quali Elle Furono Fatte.. by Nannini, Remigio [1521-1581]

Venice: Gabriel Giolito de Ferrari, 1557. First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/No Jacket. 8vo. Vellum. Title in gilt on green calf label on spine. [32] 740 p.p. Slightly bumped spine and edges. Some soiling to boards and extremities. Light foxing, some y…

From Minotavros Books


Vermakelykheden van Brabant, en Deszelfs Onderhoorige Landen, Vervattende eene Beknopte en Zaakelyke Historische, Chrologische, Geographische en Genealogische Beschryving der Steden, Dorpen, Vlekken, Gehichten.. by de Cantillon, Philippe

Utrecht: G.T. van Paddenburg and J. Visch, 1777. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. Folio. [Etc]... en Andere Voornaame Gebouwen van dit Hertogdom. Four volumes in one [Vols. 2-4 dated 1770]. Second Edition. Four volumes in one. Separate title pages and pa…

From Minotavros Books


Collection Des Anciens Alchimistes Grecs Publiee Sous Les Auspices Du Ministere De L'instruction Publique Par M. Berthelot...Avec La Collaboration De Ch.-em. Ruelle by Berthelot, Marcellin. Ruelle, Emile Charles

Paris: George Steinheil, 1888. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine/No Jacket. 4to. Contemporary half vellum over marbled boards, red morocco labels on spines. Three volumes bound in two. This is a limited edition of 150 copies, this being No. 11. Volume 1: x…

From Minotavros Books


Planisphaerium Stellatum, seu Vice-Globus Coelestis in Plano Delineatus . . . by Jacob Bartsch

Hardcover. Fine. Edited by Andreas Goldmayer. Text in Latin (with some words and passages in Greek and German). Illustrated with 9 engraved plates: 3 large fold-out star maps, and six other engraved astronomical plates (of which 3 are double-page); plus …

From George Robert Minkoff, Inc.


A Critical Inquiry into Antient Armour by Sir Samuel Rush Meyrick

Beautiful copy of the rare first edition of this standard work on medieval European armour. With 80 fine illustrations drawn and engraved by Sir Samuel Rush Meyrick (some engraved by Richard Bridgens and William Maddocks). Complete with three frontispiece…

From Florilegius


A New and Complete System of Universal Geography; Describing Asia, Africa, Europe and America; With Their Subdivisions of Republics, States, Empire, and Kingdoms in Four Volumes (v1-1798, v2-1800, v3-1799, v4-1799) by Payne, John

A New and Complete System of Universal Geography; Describing Asia, Africa, Europe, and America; with their Subdivisions of Republics, States, Empires and Kingdoms; the Extent, Boundaries, and Remarkable Appearances of each Country; Cities, Towns, and Curi…

From SRG Antiquarian Books


Le immagini di alcuni uomini per pietà illustri della congregazione de cherici regolari in lingua latina espresse e tradotte nell’italiana; accresciute et illustrate con fragri documenti; coll’aggiunta di santi esemplari delle vergine teatine. by Bianchi, Ignazio Lodovico

Engraved front. with letterpress Latin title in red and black within an engraved figural frame, 5 unnumb. leaves including title with woodcut vignette framed by ornamental typographical border, 132 engraved plates showing members of the congregation in em…

From Antiquariat Banzhaf


British Monarchy: or, a New Chorographical Description Of all the Dominions Subject to the King of Great Britain. Comprehending the British Isles, The Electoral States, The American Colonies, The African & Indian Settlements by George Bickham the Elder

Frontispiece of Britannia enthroned, engraved Title, list of Subscribers, Contents, Title of 1743 and 190 engraved plates, many illustrated with head & tail pieces: Folding map of the King's Dominions in Europe, Africa, and America follows plate 7; A…

From William Chrisant & Sons' Florida Book Shop, ABAA, ILAB, FABA


Elementi di Scienza Politica [The Ruling Class] by Mosca, Gaetano

Roma: Fratelli Bocca, 1896. First edition (in Italian). Octavo. Contemporary half-leather binding with purple percaline boards intricately embossed with a floral motif. Boards worn and scuffed, particularly along spine, with wear to joints; toning to lea…

From Respublica Books LLC


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