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The most important early Dutch book on hunting

MERULA, Paulus. Placaten ende ordonnancien op 't stuck vande wildernissen.
The Hague, Beuckel Cornelisz. Nieulandt, 1605. 3 parts in 1 volume. Small folio (31 x 20 cm). With attractive engraved title-page (showing Diana, goddess of the hunt, a hunter and a falconer surrounding an elaborate cartouche together with hounds, birds of prey, and prey) and 2 double-page woodcut plates showing the castles of Teylingen and Warmond. Contemporary vellum. Full description
€ 9,500
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Birds of prey of Germany and surrounding countries,
with 60 chromolithographed plates

RIESENTHAL, Oskar von. Die Raubvögel Deutschlands und des angrenzenden Mitteleuropas.
Cassel, Theodor Fischer (back of title-page: L. Döll), 1876[-1878]. 2 volumes (8vo text and large portfolio). Text volume with a few wood engraved illustrations in text (1 full-page) and 5 lithographed plates; portfolio with 60 chromolithographed plates printed by Theodor Fischer after paintings and drawings by the author (paper size: ca. 40 x 29 cm). Original publisher's green blind- and gold-stamped cloth, text volume with the title on spine and front board, portfolio with the title and a bird on the front. Full description
€ 3,500
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