Avery Art and Antiques
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1960 item #1193615
In excellent condition, this fine first edition of Alec Waugh's fine enological treatise retains its beautiful cover with a design by Biro. Also with it is offered three colorful California wine booklets that have been enclosed in the pages for around half-a-century.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Bindings : Pre 1700 item #777266
Monumental treatise by Bizot, Amsterdam, 1688, on the large output of medallions struck in Renaissance Holland, with engravings of hundreds of examples, in three volumes, including the large supplement of 1690, with an addendum describing and illustrating the tomb of William of Orange in Delft. The books are in healthy condition, retaining most of their original, gold-tooled leather binding.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Pre 1837 VR item #777247
Méthode simple et facile pour lever les plans, suivie d’un traité du nivellement et d’un abrégé des règles du lavis. F. Lecoy, published by Chez Duponcet, quai de la Greve, 34, Paris, 1805. First edition of an important text on map-making and architectural and landscaping rendering, it is profusely illustrated with 12 fold-out plates, most of them hand-colored. Condition is superb for a volume of this age, with only minor fading and flaws -- even the silk bookmark is intact.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Pre 1980 item #1309359
A fine two-volume treatise on the work of this Huguenot cartographer and topographical artist, working in France, England and Florida, 1564-5. Two volumes in slip case. published by British Museum Publications, 1977. Superb condition.