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Lyons: Mathieu Liberal, 1684. Woodcut design on title page. 473, (7) pages. Thick 12mo, full calf, gilt spine (rubbed). Lyons: Mathieu Liberal, 1684. Revised and augmented. Very good. Drips of what looks to be sealing wax on endpapers. Old bookseller's label on front attached endpaper. Small oval abrasion though leather down to board on back cover.
Paris: Pierre Le Petit, 1653. Traduites en Francois par Monsieur Arnauld d'Andilly. Extra engraved title page by Champaige; some woodcut head and tail pieces throughout. , 600,  pages. Thick 12mo, bound in old vellum (early ownership signatures on endpapers; some worming to text but still solid and attractive). Paris: Chez Pierre Le Petit, 1653. Cinquiesme edition. A very good copy.
Boston: Twayne Publishers, 1978. Illustrated frontispiece. 182pp. 8vo, gilt-stamped green cloth. Boston: Twayne Publishers, (1978). First edition. Cover slightly rubbed, otherwise a near fine copy. Twayne's World Authors Series: A Survey of the World's Literature, No. 477. The Netherlands. General editor: Egbert Krispyn.
1705. Engraving with beautiful original hand coloring. 21" x 24.5". Some small tears repaired on verso. In very good condition. Dynamic and scarce battle plan of Hulst in the SW Netherlands. From 'A collection of plans of fortifications and battles', 1684-1709, depicting The War of the Spanish Succession. Anna Beek was a late-17th century publisher and engraver of maps based in the Hague. Her detailed maps and battle plans are often found in composite atlases and have become highly valued.....
Paris: Estienne Danguy, 1646. Woodcut initials and decorative head & tailpieces throughout. XII, 225 pages. 12mo, contemporary vellum with calligraphic spine lettering. Paris: Chez Estienne Danguy, 1646. For some reason an attempt was made to obliterate the publisher's information on title, otherwise a solid copy; some pages at rear with neat marginalia, but mostly clean. A very good copy of this scarce book. OCLC lists only 3 copies, including Cambridge & Bibliotheque Nationale de France.
London: Phaidon, 1954. Profusely illustrated with 1734 black & white images, many reproduced in the original size. 6 volumes. Small folios, turquoise cloth with gilt-lettered spines, tattered d.w. London: Phaidon, (1954-1957). First editions. A fine set in good dust wrappers. Un-retouched collotypes of all known drawings by the master, including over 100 "lost" originals. The standard catalogue raisonne of Rembrandt's drawings.
Etching. Image measures 4" x 5 1/4". This etching of a cow is from an edition of Nicolaes Berchem's "Animalia," sometimes known as "A Man's Sketchbook." Like other artists of the Dutch Golden Age, during which realistic landscape painting flourished, Berchem made these series of etchings to hone his skills in rendering animals. This image, printed in the mid-17th century, shows a cow in full profile, standing in a somewhat barren landscape. It is in good condition with no chips.....
Etching. Image measures 4" x 5 1/4". This etching of two goats is from an edition of Nicolaes Berchem's "Animalia," sometimes known as "A Man's Sketchbook." Like other artists of the Dutch Golden Age, during which realistic landscape painting flourished, Berchem made these series of etchings to hone his skills in rendering animals. This etching, printed in the mid-17th century, shows two goats, one in full profile and one laying down, facing away from the page. It is in good.....