Please find a small selection of Antique and Rare Volumes for sale ranging from the mid 17th century to the late 19th century.

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URSINUS, Fulvius (1529-1600).
Illustrium imagines ex antiquis marmoribus nomismatibet gemmis expressae quae extant Romae.
"Ex Officina Plantiniana, Sumptibus Theodori Gallaei," published Antwerp circa 1598.
4to (203 x 167mm).
Contemporary vellum (lightly stained and rubbed).
Provenance: 35 "part" page annotations in old German throughout in a fine contemporary hand; additional plate of Democritus laid down opposite plate 54.
Brunet V, 1025.
Engraved allegorical title, (title torn across and repaired, lightly stained). 151 engraved plates contains portrait busts of illustrious figures from the ancient world taken from coins and monuments. 
Some staining throughout. 
£2000

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URSINUS, Fulvius (1529-1600)...Detail 

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URSINUS, Fulvius (1529-1600)...Detail 

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URSINUS, Fulvius (1529-1600)...Detail 

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URSINUS, Fulvius (1529-1600)...Detail 

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URSINUS, Fulvius (1529-1600)...Detail 

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URSINUS, Fulvius (1529-1600)...Detail 

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URSINUS, Fulvius (1529-1600)...Detail 

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URSINUS, Fulvius (1529-1600)...Detail 

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URSINUS, Fulvius (1529-1600)...Detail 

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URSINUS, Fulvius (1529-1600)...Detail 

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HISTORIA GENERAL DE ESPANA.
Plates/ Atlas 1 Volume Montaner y Simón, Barcelona, circa 1877. Folio
This book is complete with 5 maps, 19 engraved portraits and a mixture of 31 very bright chromolithographs and sepia lithographs.  
excellent 
£320

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HISTORIA GENERAL DE ESPANA.
Plates/ Atlas 1 Volume Montaner y Simón, Barcelona, circa 1877. Folio
This book is complete with 5 maps, 19 engraved portraits and a mixture of 31 very bright chromolithographs and sepia lithographs.  
excellent 

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HISTORIA GENERAL DE ESPANA.
Plates/ Atlas 1 Volume Montaner y Simón, Barcelona, circa 1877. Folio
This book is complete with 5 maps, 19 engraved portraits and a mixture of 31 very bright chromolithographs and sepia lithographs.  
excellent 

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HISTORIA GENERAL DE ESPANA.
Plates/ Atlas 1 Volume Montaner y Simón, Barcelona, circa 1877. Folio
This book is complete with 5 maps, 19 engraved portraits and a mixture of 31 very bright chromolithographs and sepia lithographs.  
excellent 

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HISTORIA GENERAL DE ESPANA.
Plates/ Atlas 1 Volume Montaner y Simón, Barcelona, circa 1877. Folio
This book is complete with 5 maps, 19 engraved portraits and a mixture of 31 very bright chromolithographs and sepia lithographs.  
excellent 

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HISTORIA GENERAL DE ESPANA.
Plates/ Atlas 1 Volume Montaner y Simón, Barcelona, circa 1877. Folio
This book is complete with 5 maps, 19 engraved portraits and a mixture of 31 very bright chromolithographs and sepia lithographs.  
excellent 

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HISTORIA GENERAL DE ESPANA.
Plates/ Atlas 1 Volume Montaner y Simón, Barcelona, circa 1877. Folio
This book is complete with 5 maps, 19 engraved portraits and a mixture of 31 very bright chromolithographs and sepia lithographs.  
excellent 

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HISTORIA GENERAL DE ESPANA.
Plates/ Atlas 1 Volume Montaner y Simón, Barcelona, circa 1877. Folio
This book is complete with 5 maps, 19 engraved portraits and a mixture of 31 very bright chromolithographs and sepia lithographs.  
excellent 

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HISTORIA GENERAL DE ESPANA.
Plates/ Atlas 1 Volume Montaner y Simón, Barcelona, circa 1877. Folio
This book is complete with 5 maps, 19 engraved portraits and a mixture of 31 very bright chromolithographs and sepia lithographs.  
excellent 

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BUTTERFLIES AND MOTHS OF EUROPE
W F KIRBY
Cassell and Company, Limited, 1903. 1 monochrome, 54 full colour plates [each with up to 15 different species] with titled tissue-guards; 432-page double-column text Revised & expanded edition of work originally published in 1882. Large format: [ 10.75 ins. x 9 ins.]. Original green cloth gilt, with "ART NOUVEAU" illustration in 6 colours to spine & front board: showing minimal signs of wear, and Fine to Very Good inside & out
Exceptional copy. 
Fine Copy,see large image 
£320

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BUTTERFLIES AND MOTHS OF EUROPE
W F KIRBY
Cassell and Company, Limited, 1903. 1 monochrome, 54 full colour plates [each with up to 15 different species] with titled tissue-guards; 432-page double-column text Revised & expanded edition of work originally published in 1882. Large format: [ 10.75 ins. x 9 ins.]. Original green cloth gilt, with "ART NOUVEAU" illustration in 6 colours to spine & front board: showing minimal signs of wear, and Fine to Very Good inside & out
Exceptional copy. 
Fine Copy,see large image 
£320

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BUTTERFLIES AND MOTHS OF EUROPE
W F KIRBY
Cassell and Company, Limited, 1903. 1 monochrome, 54 full colour plates [each with up to 15 different species] with titled tissue-guards; 432-page double-column text Revised & expanded edition of work originally published in 1882. Large format: [ 10.75 ins. x 9 ins.]. Original green cloth gilt, with "ART NOUVEAU" illustration in 6 colours to spine & front board: showing minimal signs of wear, and Fine to Very Good inside & out
Exceptional copy. 
Fine Copy,see large image 
£320

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THE POEMS OF DANTE GABRIEL ROSSETTI (FIRST EDITION)
Ellis and Elvey, 1904, 1904. Hardcover. Decorative Cloth. Two volumes. Japon vellum spines and blue linen, with DGR monogram ,spines, near fine condtion. Illustrated 20 plates,with photogravure after Rossetti's work from his original pictures and paintings and designs.Plates with printed tissue guards. Printed Astolat Press Guildford. Some uncut pages generally a near fine example of Pre-Raphaelites art and work. 
Near Fine Copy. 
£275

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THE POEMS OF DANTE GABRIEL ROSSETTI (FIRST EDITION) 
Near Fine Copy. 
£275

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THE POEMS OF DANTE GABRIEL ROSSETTI (FIRST EDITION) 
Near Fine Copy. 
£275

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THE POEMS OF DANTE GABRIEL ROSSETTI (FIRST EDITION) 
Near Fine Copy. 
£275

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FINDENS VIEWS, VOLUME ONE dated to circa 1842 and beautifully bound with red leather and gilded text and edging to all pages..size 11inches tall by 8.5 inches...See scans
The Ports, Harbours, Watering-Places and Coast Scenery of Great Britain. Profusely Illustrated by views around the coast of the UK taken on the spot by W.H.Bartlett with descriptions by W.Beattie 
£430 the pair

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Frontispiece 

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FINDENS VIEWS, VOLUME ONE dated to circa 1842 and beautifully bound with red leather and gilded text and edging to all pages..size 11inches tall by 8.5 inches..See scans
The Ports, Harbours, Watering-Places and Coast Scenery of Great Britain. Profusely Illustrated by views around the coast of the UK taken on the spot by W.H.Bartlett with descriptions by W.Beattie 
£430 the pair.

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Frontispiece 

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A H PAYNE, PAYNES ORBIS PICTUS or BOOK OF BEAUTY dated to circa 1851, beutifully bound but with some foxing to the illustrations..size 11inches tall by 8.5 inches.
Full red leather binding with gilt lettering and edging to pages. Two books bound as one with 240 pages and profusely illustrated with steel engraved views (including caledar souvenirs of principal German cities) and prints of masters of the day. 
£340

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Frontispiece 

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Souvenir steel Engraving DRESDEN 
 
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