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[[underline]] RARE BOOKS, ETCHINGS, PRINTS AND MAPS [[/underline]] [[underline]] LOT NO. 43 [[/underline]] (Continued) [[underline]] No. of Volumes | Identification No. | Description [[/underline]] 1 | 20 | BIBLE IN GERMAN (LUTHER) "Die Propheten" (Part II) - and the New Testament. Frankfurt-am-Main, 1569. Folio, tooled calf in vellum gilt case. 370 folios, time stained. Colored woodcut titles, colored initials throughout, and nearly 100 colored woodcut illustrations. Notable among these:- the traditional "Four Horsemen" (p. 285) a black Eagle apparently giving St. John a good lecture (p. 266, repeated at p. 344). Contemporary markings (pp 161, 162, 163, &c). Rare and early binding in colored leathers, a depressed panel in the cover in a "Diamond and Square" design, corner-pieces and medallions, all in old blue, red and gold leathers. [[underline]] LOT NO. 44 [[/underline]] 1 | 16 | EARLY PRINTING. "Plautus Comoedien" Augsburg: Heinrich Steigner, 1537. Sm. 4to, vellum (small tear in the margin of leaf A IV.) 20 cuts by Weyditz. References: Graesse V. 333, Dodgson II, p. 148. Plautus, the most famous of the Roman Comic Poets, died nearly 200 B.C. 1 | 17 | INCUNABULA. "Schatzbehalter". Nuremberg, 1491. Folio, old leather (vellum). Printed in double columns, illuminated initals in gold and color and colored woodcuts. 1 | 18 | INCUNABULA. "Breviarium Erfordense" Breviary. Nuremberg: Caspar Hochfeder, 1497. Folio, blind tooled vellum, silver clasps (broken and partly missing). 235 pages: types, 5, 8, 11. References: Hain #3836, Proctor: #2297. Woodcut. 1 | 19 | AMMAN (JOSTO - famed engraver) "Staendebuch" - Early Printing illustrated by Jost Amman. Frankfurt-am-Main, 1574. Second edition. Sm. 4to, half leather. Margin repair, p. 112. 112 woodcuts by Jost Amman, native of Switzerland, who moved to Nuremberg in his youth. [[underline]] LOT NO. 45 [[/underline]] 1 | 9 | LINSCHOTEN (JAN. H. van) ITINERARIO: Voyage ofte Schipvaert. . . naer OOSt ofte PORTUGAELS INDIEN. First Edition in 3 parts. Amsterdam: Cornelis Claez, 1596. Folio, stained, old vellum, broken, incomplete. Six maps (should be 9): 33 double-page cuts (should be 36). The woodcuts on the titles colored, and a beautiful engraved portrait on copper of Joannes Hugonis. 1 | 1 | CELLARIUS (ANDREAS) Atlas Coelestis. No text. Volume of Maps only. Large folio, vellum. Amsterdam (probably by Janson) 1660. 29 large maps in contemporary coloring from a 17th Century Atlas. By a noted German Geographer of the period.
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