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Antiquarian Books

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1601. HINRICHSEN, A. BAEDEKER’S REISEHANDBÜCHER 1832 - 1944. Bibliographie der deutschen, französischen und englischen Ausgaben. Ursula Hinrichsen, Holzminden 1981 [24113]
Large 8vo. 72pp. Original red cloth. £50
Complete bibliography of all Baedeker travel guide editions published between 1832 and 1944, including all German, French and English editions.

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101. Williamson. 'A BOOK-SALE AT SOTHEBY’S AUCTION-ROOM’. Book sale at Sotheby’s London, auctioneer Mr. Hodge. Attended by around 14 named London bookdealers, Quaritch, Reeves, Walford, Molini, etc. Wood engraving by Williamson for The Graphic 1888 [25442]
31 x 45 cm. Full hand colour. Excellent condition. £225
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1603. Marque K.-B. ‘LES PRÉDICTIONS DE L’ANGE GABRIEL. NOUVEAU JEU DE SOCIÉTÉ AMUSANT POUR TOUT AGE’. Box containing a highly amusing game, the predictions of archangel Gabriel, using a roulette-type board with the signs of the Zodiac, the 48 questions and a dial. A 50pp small octavo booklet lists numerous possible combinations of answers (in French). Also contained in the box is a real Roulette type game with dial, the 2-page instructions included in the booklet. Called for, but not present, are a Jeu de l’Oie (Game of Goose) and a Jeu de Dés (Game of Dice). Published by Marque K.-B. and printed by Imp. Grandremy in Paris ca. 1850 [27403] Box: 26 x 26 x 7 cm, edges worn, otherwise very good condition. £600
Rare game indeed.

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1604. Schneider, Sascha. ‘KALLISTHENIE - KÖRPERKULTUR’. Large folio album with 12 colour lithographs numbered 1-12 (complete) loosely inserted, showing mostly naked males and females doing gymnastic exercises. Verlag der Schönheit, Dresden 1924 [30910] Large folio (48 x 32 cm). 12 colour lithographs (31 x 24 cm each) and 1 text page (‘Vorwort’, i.e. preface) with extensive explanations by Felix Zimmermann about the gymnastic exercises shown and the artist’s concept. Coloured pictorial front cover and back cover slightly foxed, spine gone. £1450
Rare and complete collection of large size instructive and beautiful colour plates on callisthenics (= gymnastic exercises) by Rudolph Karl Alexander Schneider, commonly known as Sascha Schneider (1870 – 1927), German painter, sculptor and suggestive illustrator.

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1606. Ogilvy, E. & M. A. ‘GEOGRAPHICAL CHARADES. A GAME’. Leaflet with directions for playing and answers to charades, 78 printed cards (complete, verso blank) with the quiz questions. Published in London by E. & M. A. Ogilvy ca. 1876 [27393] New and improved edition. 25.0 x 20.0 cm (leaflet), 5.0 x 7.5 cm (cards). The leaflet previously folded. Cards in very good condition. £200
Charades is a game in which a word is created syllable by syllable, culminating in the whole meaning, which is guessed at by the other players. This geographical game centres on place names and countries of the world.

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1607. PUNCH, MR. ON THE LINKS. With 260 Illustrations & Frontispiece in Colours. London, Educational Book Company ca. 1935 [25782]
8vo. 240pp. Original green/black cloth. Excellent condition. £100

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1608. FLEMING, E. NEW YORK. By Ethel Fleming. With illustrations by Herbert S. Kates. London, Adam & Charles Black 1929 [27053]
XII, 139pp. Folio. 24 full page tinted plates. Original pictorial black cloth, spine and front gilt, design printed in orange. Original pictorial dustwrapper, slightly spotted. Excellent condition. £90
Inman 536.

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1610. Abbey, J. R. ‘TRAVEL IN AQUATINT AND LITHOGRAPHY 1770 - 1860’ (2 vols), together with:
‘LIFE IN ENGLAND...’. A ‘Bibliographical Catalogue’ in 4 volumes. Alan Wofsy, San Francisco 1991 [30480]
32 x 24 cm each. Original red boards, dust wrappers. Fine condition. £450
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1611. Koeman, Dr. C. ‘ATLANTES NEERLANDICI. Bibliography of terrestrial, maritime and celestial atlases and pilot books, published in the Netherlands up to 1880’. Volume I - VI complete, incl. supplement and index volume. Theatrum Orbis Terrarum, Amsterdam, 1967 - 1985 [30478]
32 x 24 cm. Original blue covers. Fine condition. £500

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1612. Landwehr, John. ‘VOC. A bibliography of publications relating to the Dutch East India Company 1602 - 1800’. HES Publishers, Utrecht 1991 [30479]
28 x 20 cm. Full red cloth. Original pictorial dust wrappers. 840pp. Fine condition. £250

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1614. Phillips, Philip Lee [|Vols 1-4] and Le Gear, Clara Egli [Vols 5-9]. ‘A LIST OF GEOGRAPHICAL ATLASES IN THE LIBRARY OF CONGRESS...’. Atlas / map reference. Maurizio Martino Publisher, no date but 1958 - 1992 [30481]
22 x 14 cm each. Bound uniformly in original green cloth. All 9 volumes in fine condition. £400
‘The most comprehensive work on historical atlases’. - Reprint of the original 1909-1920 Library of Congress edition.

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1616. Janscha, Laurens u. Johann Ziegler. ‘Collection de cinquante Vues du Rhin les plus interessantes et les plus pittoresques, depuis Spire jusqu'à Dusseldorf / Fünfzig malerische Ansichten des Rhein-Stromes von Speyer bis Düsseldorf nach der Natur gezeichnet von L. Janscha ... und von Ziegler gestochen’. Wien bey Artaria und Campagnie. Paul Harris, Edinburgh 1980 [30560] 53 x 42 cm. Printed in full colours. Mint condition as new. £450
This fasimile edition was planned as a limited edition of 775 copies, but was not printed in nearly as many copies, probably only about 250. This copy came straight from the printers and subsequently was bound and provided with separate heavy plain board covers. - The first and only facsimile edition of one of the most sort after German topopgraphical works. - [Weight: 10kgs / additional postage £50 payable].

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1616. CARTER, Lionel. THE MASQUE. A Theatre Notebook published by the Curtain Press Limited, London 1946 - 1949 [27038]
Edited by Lionel Carter. 9 parts (all published). 8vo. Original wrappers, all contained in the two original pictorial slip cases. Binding staples of first six parts rusty, otherwise in fine condition. £125
With articles by Rex and Laurence Whistler, Anthony Curtis, Sacheverell Sitwell, etc

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