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STEDMAN, John Gabriel. Voyage a Surinam et dans…

STEDMAN, John Gabriel. Voyage a Surinam et dans l'intérieur de la Guiane, contenant La Relation de cinq Années de Courses et d'Observations faites dans cette Contrée interessante et peu connue; Avec des Détails sur les Indiens de la Guiane st le Nègres ... Traduit de l'Anglais par P. F. Henry: Suivie du Tableau de la Colonie Française de Cayenne.

Paris, Buisson,, An VII de la République [1799].


3 text volumes in 8vo, atlas volume in 4to; contemporary calf-backed marbled boards (atlas volume in modern Portuguese pastiche); pp. [4], viii, 410, [2, advertisements]; [iv], 440; [iv…

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JACQMAR. Digby Morton skirt suit.

JACQMAR. Digby Morton skirt suit.

c. 1940s.


Approx. UK size 8. Jacket in black wool with velvet collar and rayon lining with wide lapels and label 'Designed by Digby Morton/Made by Jacqmar/ 16 Grosvenor St., London W1, with matching…

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LINDISFARNE GOSPELS Evangeliorum quattuor. Codex Lindisfarnensis [The Lindisfarne Gospels].

Olten & Lausanne. Urs Graf 1956-1959.


Folio, 2 volumes. Volume I: the facsimile; 28 mounted colour plates, 490 monochrome plates; bound in full vellum, blind decorations on upper board. Volume II: xxiv, 295, 176pp, 6 colour…

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GARDINER, Richard. An Account Of The Expedition To…

GARDINER, Richard. An Account Of The Expedition To The West Indies, Against Martinico, Guadelupe, and other The Leeward Islands; Subject To The French King, 1759.

London, Zech. Stuart, 1759.


4to. Modern panelled Cambridge style sprinkled and panelled calf, spine ornamented in gilt, with raised bands and gilt-stamped red morocco lettering-piece; pp. [4], vi, [7]-75, engraved…

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WALTON, Elijah. The Camel, its Anatomy…

WALTON, Elijah. The Camel, its Anatomy, Proportions and Paces.

London, Day and Son, 1865.


Imperial folio (56 x40 cm). Original maroon half-morocco over pebble-grained cloth, spine and front cover lettered in gilt, all edges gilt; pp. 39, lithographic frontispiece and 96…

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LEAR, Edward. Stanley Parrakeet. Platycercus…

LEAR, Edward. Stanley Parrakeet. Platycercus stanleyii.

Lithograph with original hand-colour from 'Illustrations of the Family of Psittacidae or Parrots', London, 1832. Paper size: 540 x 374 mm.


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HIROSHIGE II. Maiko Beach in Hrima Province.

HIROSHIGE II. Maiko Beach in Hrima Province.

Original woodblock from the series "One Hundred Views of Famous Places in the Province," printed in Japan, 1858. 590 x 420 mm.


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