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Early Eyewitness Account On The New World


ACOSTA, Jos Tr. REGNAULT, Robert. Histoire Naturelle et Morale des Indes, tant Orientalles quOccidentales. O'est traictes choses remarquables du ciel, des elemens, Metaux, Plantes & Animaux qui sont propres de ces . Paris, Marc Orry, 1598.

Scarce first French edition of this classic on the Natural History of Latin America.
$4,850


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"Sir" John Hill In Italian


HILL, Giovanni. Decade di Alberi curiosi ed eleganti delle Indie Orientali e dell'America ultimamente fatte gia note dall'idioma Inglese, ridotto all Italiana Favella, col lasciare intatta la descrizione Latina, a corredata di aliquante note. Rome, Stamperia Salomoni, 1786.

Scarce first Italian edition of this description of a selection of trees and plants, of which the majority are said to be illustrated for the first time, by the prolific British botanist credited with introducing the Linnaean system of classification into Britain.
$1,950


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The Cries Of Bologna


[Bologna] MITELLI, Giuseppe Maria. Di Bologna Arti Per Via D'Annibale Caracci Disegnate, intagliate, et offerte Al grande, et alto Nettuno Gigante. Rome, Jacomo Rossi, 1660.

Rare complete suite and an unusually fine copy of the quintessential 17th-century Italian Cry book, creatively adapting depictions of Bologna trades by Caracci made at the end of the 16th century into a full-fledged book of cries.
$22,500


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In Contemporary Red Morocco


SANSOVINO, Francesco. Historia Universale dell'Origine Guerre, et Imperio de Turchi con le vite de tutti gl'imperatori ottomanni dal Maiolini Bisaccioni. Venice, Sebastian Combi & Giovanni La Noze, 1654.

Stunning copy of this "important and influential history of the Ottoman Empire." - Atabey
$4,500


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