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Rosenwald 1 Rosenwald 1
Exposicio mistica super exod[um]. [Germany, ca. 1150]. [116] l., the first and last wanting. 18 cm.
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Rosenwald 1 Rosenwald 4
[Encyclopedic manuscript containing allegorical and medical drawings].
[South Germany, ca. 1410]
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Illustration from Book of hours: St. Anne teaching Mary to read: Illustration from Book of hours  (Ms. Library of Congress. Rosenwald ms. 10).

Rosenwald 14
Catholic Church. [Book of hours]. Book of hours (Ms. Library of Congress. Rosenwald ms. 10) 1524. 113 leaves (23 lines (calendar 33 lines)), bound: parchment, col. ill.; 24 cm.
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Rosenwald 19
Biblia pauperum. [Netherlands or Germany, ca. 1470] [40] leaves. illus. 29 cm.
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Ars Moriendi Rosenwald 20
Ars moriendi. [Germany, ca. 1466] [24] leaves. 11 illus. 28.7 cm.
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Rosenwald 21
Ars memorandi per figuras Evangelistarum. [Germany, ca. 1470] [30] leaves. illus. 27 cm.
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  Rosenwald 22
Ars moriendi. [Germany, ca. 1470?] [14] leaves. illus. 35 cm.
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Bible. N.T. Revelation. Latin. Selections. 1470. Apocalypsis Sancti Johannis. Rosenwald 23
Bible. N.T. Revelation. Latin. Selections. 1470. Apocalypsis Sancti Johannis. [Germany, ca. 1470] [48] leaves. illus. 31 cm.
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  Rosenwald 24
Passio Christi. [Germany, ca. 1470?] [17] leaves. woodcuts: illus. 13.9 cm.
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Rosenwald 75

Rosenwald 75
Aesop’s fables. German. Vita et Fabulae. [Augsburg, Anton Sorg, ca. 1479] [37], xxviii [i.e. cxxviii], [15] leaves. woodcuts: illus., initials. 30 cm. (fol.)
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Ritter Morgeners Rosenwald 182
Des edlen Ritter Morgeners Walfart in Sa[n]t Thomas Land, in Gesang Weisse Erfurt, Hans Spörer, 1497.[6] leaves. woodcut: illus. 18.7 cm. (4to) Bound with Rosenwald 183 & 191.
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Von de[m] Kunig Rosenwald 183
Von de[m] Künig in de[m] Pat, wy er geschendet wart. Erfurt, Hans Spörer, [14]97. [8] leaves. woodcuts: illus. 18.7 cm. (4to) Bound with Rosenwald 182 & 191.
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Die Kunigin Rosenwald 191
Die Künigin vo[n] Franckreich, dy der Marschalk gege[n] dem Künig versage[n] wart ... Erfurt, Hans Spörer, 1498. [10] leaves. woodcuts: illus. 18.7 cm. (4to) Bound with Rosenwald 182 & 183.
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Rosenwald 239 Rosenwald 239
Torquemada, Juan de, 1388-1468. Meditationes, seu Contemplationes devotissimae. Rome, Stephan Plannck, 13 Mar. 1484. [18] leaves of woodcuts: illus. 27.8 cm. (fol.)
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Rosenwald 242
Vita et Aesopus moralisatus [Aesop's Fables, Italian & Latin.] Naples : [Germani fidelissimi for] Francesco del Tuppo, 13 Feb. 1485. [168] leaves ([1], [44], and [168] blank, wanting), woodcuts: illus., initials, border (leaf [45a]). 27.5 cm. (fol.)
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Meditationes, seu Contemplationes devotissimae

Rosenwald 257
Landino, Cristoforo, 1424-1504, supposed author. Formulario dilettere & di orationi uolgare, con laproposta & risposta co[m]posto per Christophoro Landini. [Florence, Bartolommeo di Libri, ca. 1490]. [44] leaves. woodcut: illus. 21 cm. (4to)
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Epistole [et] Euangelii [et] Lectioni vulgari in lingua toschana

Rosenwald 298
[Bible. N.T. Epistles. Italian. 1495.] Epistole [et] Euangelii [et] Lectioni vulgari in lingua toschana. Florence, Lorenzo Morgiani and Johannes Petri, for Piero Pacini, 27 July 1495. [1], ii-cxxii, [2] leaves. woodcuts: illus., initials. 27.4 cm. (fol.)
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Hypnerotomachia Poliphili,

Rosenwald 340b
Hypnerotomachia Poliphili, vbi humana omnia non nisi somnium esse docet. Colonna, Francesco, d. 1527. Venice, Aldus Manutius, Romanus, Dec. 1499. [234] leaves. woodcuts: illus. 32.5 cm. (fol.)
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Von einer Frouwen genant Melusina

Rosenwald 356
Couldrette, 14th/15th cent. Livre de Lusignan. German. Von einer Frouwen genant Melusina. [Basel, Bernhard Richel, ca. 1476] [100] leaves (the last blank). woodcuts: illus., border. 28.7 cm. (fol.)
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Le rommant de la Rose

Rosenwald 396
Guillaume, de Lorris, fl. 1230. Le rommant de la Rose. [Lyons, Guillaume Le Roy, ca. 1487] [150] leaves. woodcuts: illus. 28.8 cm. (fol.)
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Dance of Death

Rosenwald 406
Dance of Death, Chorea, ab eximio Macabro versibus Alemanicis edita et a Petro Desrey ... nuper emendata. Paris, Gui Marchand, for Geoffroy de Marnef, 15 Oct. (Id. Oct.) 1490. [16] leaves. woodcuts: illus. 26.5 cm. (fol).
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Rosenwald 424

Rosenwald 424
Lart de bien viure et de bien mourir, etcet[era]. Paris [Antoine Vérard] for André Bocard, 12 Feb. 1453 [i.e. 1493/94] [200] leaves ([73] and the last leaf blank). woodcuts: illus., publisher’s device. 27.7 cm. (fol.)
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Les cent histoires de Troye

Rosenwald 449
Christine, de Pisan, ca. 1364-ca. 1431. Les cent histoires de Troye: l'Epistre de Othea, deesse de prudence, enuoyee a lesperit cheualereux Hector de Troye, auec cent hystoires. Epitre d'Othéa à Hector Paris : Philippe Pigouchet, [ca. 1499-1500] [52] leaves : ill. (woodcuts) 26 cm. (4to)
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Horas de Nossa S[e]nora segundo costume Roma[n]o, co[n] as horas do Spirito Sa[n]cto

Rosenwald 451
Catholic Church. Horas de Nossa S[e]nora segundo costume Roma[n]o, co[n] as horas do Spirito Sa[n]cto. Paris [Wolfgang Hopyl for] Narcisse Bruno, 13 Feb. 1500.
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A book of the chesse moralysed

Rosenwald 558
Jacobus, de Cessolis, A book of the chesse moralysed. [Westminster] William Caxton [1482?] [84] leaves (the first blank). woodcuts: 24 illus. 27.5 cm.
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Livre des faits d’armes et de chevalerie. English. Boke of the fayt of armes and of chyualrye Rosenwald 570
Christine, de Pisan, ca. 1364-ca. 1431. Livre des faits d’armes et de chevalerie. English. Boke of the fayt of armes and of chyualrye. [Westminster], William Caxton, 14 July 1489 (4th year of the reign of Henry VII) [144] leaves (the last blank, wanting). 27.2 cm. (fol.)
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Thesoro dela Passion sacratissima de Nuestro Redemptor. Rosenwald 582
Li, Andrés de, Thesoro dela Passion sacratissima de Nuestro Redemptor. Saragossa, Paul Hurus, 2 Oct. 1494.
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Passionis Christi vnvm ex quattuor Euangelistis textum

Rosenwald 602
[Bible. N.T. Gospels. Latin. 1506.] Passionis Christi vnvm ex quattuor Euangelistis textum. [Strassburg, J. Knobloch, 1506?] Engravings: Urs Graf [51] p. illus. 31 cm.
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Map from Praeclara Ferdina[n]di Cortesii de noua maris oceani Hyspania narratio sacratissimo, ac inuictissimo Carolo Romanoru[m] Imperatori semper Augusto, Hyspaniaru[m] &c

Rosenwald 654
Cortés, Hernán, 1485-1547. Praeclara Ferdina[n]di Cortesii de noua maris oceani Hyspania narratio sacratissimo, ac inuictissimo Carolo Romanoru[m] Imperatori semper Augusto, Hyspaniaru[m] &c. Regi anno Domini M.D.XX. transmissa? Cartas de relación. 2. Latin Impressa in celebri ciuitate Norimberga : Per Fridericum Peypus, anno D[omi]ni 1524 k[a]l[endis] Martii. [4], XLIX, [1], XII leaves, [1] folded leaf of plates: coat of arms, map, port. (woodcuts) ; 31 cm. (fol.)
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Portrait of Gerardus Mercator: Illustration from Mercator's Atlas sive Cosmographicae meditationes de fabrica mundi et fabricati figura.

Rosenwald 730
Mercator, Gerhard, 1512-1594. Atlas sive Cosmographicae meditationes de fabrica mvndi et fabricati figvra. Dvisbvrgi Clivorvm [1595]
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Diuina proportione; opera a tutti glingegni perspicaci e curiosi necessaria oue ciascun studioso di philosophia: prospectiua pictura scultura: architectura: musica: e altre mathematice: suauissima: sottile : e admirabile doctrina consequira: e delectarassi: co varie questione de secretissima scientia

Rosenwald 763
M. Antionio Capella eruditiss. recensente., Diuina proportione; opera a tutti glingegni perspicaci e curiosi necessaria oue ciascun studioso di philosophia: prospectiua pictura scultura: architectura: musica: e altre mathematice: suauissima: sottile : e admirabile doctrina consequira: e delectarassi: co varie questione de secretissima scientia. [Venetiis] A. Paganius Paganinus characteribus elegantissimis accuratissime imprimebat [1509] 6 prelim. 1., 33, 27 (i. e. 26) numb. 1. 87 plates, diagrs. 30 cm.
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Opera nuoua piaceuole, [e] da ridere, de vn villano lauoratore nomato Grillo, che volse doue[n]tar medico : apresso vn capitulo contra le male lingue

Rosenwald 790
Pierfrancesco, da Camerino. Opera nuoua piaceuole, [e] da ridere, de vn villano lauoratore nomato Grillo, che volse doue[n]tar medico?, Impresso in Perosia : Per Cosmo da Uerona, detto el Bianchino dal Leone, nel anno del Signor. 1518, a di 13. de Aprile. [32] p. : ill. (woodcuts); 16 cm. (8vo)
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Regole generali di architetvra sopra le cinqve maniere de gliedifici, cioe, thoscano, dorico, ionico, corinthio, et composito, con gliessempi dell’antiqvita, che per la magior parte concordano con la dottrina di Vitrvvio

Rosenwald 833
Serlio, Sebastiano, 1475-1554. Regole generali di architetvra sopra le cinqve maniere de gliedifici, cioe, thoscano, dorico, ionico, corinthio, et composito, con gliessempi dell’antiqvita, che per la magior parte concordano con la dottrina di Vitrvvio. In Venetia, Per F. Marcolini da Forli, 1537. iv p., v-lxxvi [i. e. lxxviii] l. illus., plans. 36 cm.
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Rosenwald 837
Serlio, Sebastiano, 1475-1554.Il terzo libro, nel qval si figvrano, e descrivono le antiqvita di Roma, e le altre che sono in Italia e fvori d’Italia ... [Venetia, Impresso per F. Marcolino, 1540] clv p. illus., plans. 35 cm.
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Extraordinario libro di architettvra.

Rosenwald 864
Serlio, Sebastiano, 1475-1554. Extraordinario libro di architettvra. Venetia, Appresso G. & M. Sessa, 1560. Venetia, Appresso G. & M. Sessa, 1560.
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I quattro libri dell’architettura, ne’ quali, dopo un breue trattato de’ cinque ordini, & di quelli auertimenti, che sono piu necessarii nel fabricare; si tratta delle case private, delle vie, de i ponti, delle piazze, de i xisti, et de’ tempij.

Rosenwald 873
Palladio, Andrea, 1508-1580. I quattro libri dell’architettura, ne’ quali, dopo un breue trattato de’ cinque ordini, & di quelli auertimenti, che sono piu necessarii nel fabricare; si tratta delle case private, delle vie, de i ponti, delle piazze, de i xisti, et de’ tempij. Venetia, D. de’ Franceschi, 1570. 4 v. in 1. illus., plans. 31 cm.
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Rosenwald 889

Rosenwald 889
Aesop’s fables. Latin. Esopi Appologi siue Mythologi cum quibusdam carminum et fabularum additionibus Sebastiani Brant.[Basilee, Impressi opera et impensa Jacobi de Phortzheim, 1501] [408] p. illus., port. 30 cm.
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Esopi Appologi siue Mythologi cum quibusdam carminum et fabularum... Rosenwald 917
Guillaume, de Lorris, fl. 1230. Cest le Romant de la rose : moralise cler et net / tra¯slate de rime en prose par vostre hu¯ble Molinet. [Lyon, Imprime par G. Balsarin, 1503]
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Champ Flevry

Rosenwald 994
Tory, Geoffroy, ca. 1480-ca. 1533. Champ Flevry. Au quel est contenu Lart & Science de la deue & vraye Proportio[n] des Lettres Attiques, quo[n] dit autrement Lettres Antiques, & vulgairement Lettres Romaines proportionnees selon le Corps & Visage humain. Ce liure est Priuilegie pour Dix Ans Par Le Roy nostre Sire.... A vendre a Paris sus Petit Pont, a Lenseigne du Pot Casse par Maistre Geofroy Tory di Bourges Libraire, & autheur du dict Liure, et par Giles Gourmont aussi Libraire demourant en la Rue sainct Iaques a Lonseigne des Trois Coronnes [1529] 8 p. l., lxxx numb. leaves. illus. 25 cm.
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Rosenwald 1034

Rosenwald 1034
France. Grand Conseil. Arrest dv Grand Conseil donné sur la reformation de l’imprimerie, le vnziéme septembre 1544. [Lyon, 1548] [14] p. ; 16 cm.
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Bound with Plaidoyez povr la reformation de l’imprimerie, Rosenwald 1076
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Plaidoyez povr la reformation de l’imprimerie

Rosenwald 1076
Aubert, 16th century. Plaidoyez povr la reformation de l’imprimerie. [Paris, 1571?]
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Bound with Arrest dv Grand Conseil donne´ sur la reformation de l’imprimerie, Rosenwald 1034
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Orchesographie. Et traicte en forme de dialogve, par leqvel tovtes personnes pevvent facilement apprendre & practiquer l'honneste exercice des dances

Rosenwald 1087
Arbeau, Thoinot, 1519-1595. Orchesographie. Et traicte en forme de dialogve, par leqvel tovtes personnes pevvent facilement apprendre & practiquer l'honneste exercice des dances. Par Thoinot Arbeau demeurant à Lengres. Lengres, Imprimé par Iehan des Preyz, 1589.
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Een schoone historie va¯ Margariete¯ va¯ Limborch en va¯ Heyndric hare¯ broeder ...

Rosenwald 1134
Heinric en Margriete van Limborch, Een schoone historie va[n] Margariete[n] va[n] Limborch en[de] va[n] Heyndric hare[n] broeder broeder ...,
Tantwerpen, Gheprint bi W. Vorsterman, 1516.
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Literarum Latinarū

Rosenwald 1158
Mercator, Gerhard, 1512-1594. Literarum Latinarū, quas Italicas cursoriasque vocāt, scribendarū ratio.Louanij, ex officina R. Rescij, 1540. [54] p. illus. 21 cm.[54] p. illus. 21 cm.
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The recuyles or gaderige to gyder of ye hystoryes of Troye, how it was destroyed brent twyes by ye puyssaunt Hercules ye thyrde generall by ye Grekes Rosenwald 1211
Lefèvre, Raoul, fl. 1460. The recuyles or gaderige to gyder of ye hystoryes of Troye, how it was destroyed brent twyes by ye puyssaunt Hercules ye thyrde generall by ye Grekes [tr. out of Frenshe in to Englysshe by Wyllyam Caxton].
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Libro del sabio [et] clarissimo fabulador Ysopu hystoriado [et] annotado

Rosenwald 1279
[Aesop's fables. Spanish] Libro del sabio [et] clarissimo fabulador Ysopu hystoriado [et] annotado. [Sevilla, J. Cronberger, 1521] lxxx l. illus. 31 cm.
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Doctrina Christiana, en lengua espaņola y tagala

Rosenwald 1302
Doctrina Christiana, en lengua española y tagala ...En Manila, 1593. [76] p. 1 illus. (on t.-p.) 25 cm.
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Americae sive qvartae orbis partis nova et exactissima descriptio / avtore Diego Gvtiero Philippi Regis Hisp. etc. Cosmographo; Hiero. Cock excvde 1562; Hieronymus Cock excude cum gratia et priuilegio

Rosenwald 1303
Gutiérrez, Diego, fl. 1554-1569. Americae sive qvartae orbis partis nova et exactissima descriptio / avtore Diego Gvtiero Philippi Regis Hisp. etc. Cosmographo; Hiero. Cock excvde 1562; Hieronymus Cock excude cum gratia et priuilegio, [Antwerp: s.n.], 1562.
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Vniversale descrittione di tvtta la terra conoscivta fin qvi

Rosenwald 1304
Forlani, Paolo. Vniversale descrittione di tvtta la terra conoscivta fin qvi, 1565. [Venezia]: F. Berteli, 1565.
1 map : hand col. ; 41 x 75 cm.
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Le operazioni del compasso geometrico, et militare di Galileo Galilei

Rosenwald 1335
Le operazioni del compasso geometrico, et militare di Galileo Galilei ... In Padova, In casa dell’autore, per P. Marinelli, 1606. 34 (i.e. 32) l. : plate, diagrs. 31 cm.
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Box men on one-legged stools, with birds: Illustration from Braccelli's Bizzarie di Varie Figure.

Rosenwald 1345
Braccelli, Giovanni Battista, fl. 1624-1649. Bizzarie di varie figure / di Giouanbatista Braccelli, pittore fiorentin. [Livorno : s.n.], 1624. [50] leaves of plates : chiefly ill. ; 18 x 25 cm. (8vo)
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Sketchbook on military art, including geometry, fortifications, artillery, mechanics, and pyrotechnics

Rosenwald 1363
[Sketchbook on military art, including geometry, fortifications, artillery, mechanics, and pyrotechnics]. [Italy? 17th cent.] [275] l., illus. (part col.), 12 x 16 cm.
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  Rosenwald 1793-1865
Blake's Works
Les roses

Rosenwald 1892
Les roses, par P.J. Redouté; avec le text par Cl. Ant. Thory Paris, Imprimerie de Firmin Didot, 1817-24. 3 v. 170 plates, port. 46 cm.
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A dictionary of painters; from the revival of the art to the present period

Rosenwald 1957
Pilkington, Matthew, 1701-1784. A dictionary of painters; from the revival of the art to the present period. A new ed., with considerable alterations, additions, an appendix, and an index, by Henry Fuseli. London, 1801 [i.e., 1805?] 8 v. (xx, 693 p.) 30 cm.
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Champ fleury

Rosenwald 2317
Champ fleury / by Geofroy Tory ; translated into English and annotated by George B. Ives. New York: Grolier Club, 1927 (Mount Vernon, N.Y. : W.E. Rudge) xxiii, 208 p. : ill. ; 32 cm.
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Catalogue raisonné des diverses curiosités du cabinet de feu M. Quentin de Lorangere bound with Catalogue raisonné d'une collection considérable de diverses curiosités en tous genres contenues dans les cabinets de feu

Rosenwald 2536

Catalogue raisonné des diverses curiosités du cabinet de feu M. Quentin de Lorangere bound with Catalogue raisonné d'une collection considérable de diverses curiosités en tous genres contenues dans les cabinets de feu Monsieur Bonnier de la Mosson.
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Catalogue raisonné des diverses curiosités du cabinet de feu M. Quentin de Lorangere, composé de tableaux originaux des meilleurs maîtres de Flandres, d'une très-nombreuse collection de desseins & d'estampes de toutes les ecoles, de plusieurs atlas & suites de cartes, de quantité de morceaux de topographie, & d'un coquillier fait avec choix.
Paris, J. Barois, 1744.
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Catalogue raisonné d'une collection considérable de diverses curiosités en tous genres contenues dans les cabinets de feu Monsieur Bonnier de la Mosson.
Paris, J. Barois, 1744.
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A new map of South America, shewing it's general divisions, chief cities & towns, rivers, mountains &c. / dedicated to His Highness William Duke of Gloucester

Rosenwald Item, LCCN: 84694439
Wells, Edward, 1667-1727. A new map of South America, shewing it's general divisions, chief cities & towns, rivers, mountains &c. / dedicated to His Highness William Duke of Gloucester ; B. Cole sculp. [London : Printed by T.W. for R. Bonwicke ... et al., 1700?]
1 map ; 36 x 48 cm.
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