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Many of Biblio's booksellers offer rare and antique books on European History. From Joan of Arc to the rise of the Dutch Republic, the rare European History books in Biblio's Rare Book Room offer a diverse and unique look into one of the most fascinating parts of world history. Be sure to check our rare European History book collection for new listings from your favorite booksellers.

Les arts au moyen age, en ce qui concerne principalement le palais romain de Paris, l'hotel de Cluny, issu de ses ruines, et les objets d'art de la collection classee dans cet Hotel. The five folio Plate & Atlas volumes. The rare first edition with 618 plates. by Alexandre du Sommerard

618 plates, 512 of which are hand-colored & 18 of which are sepia toned . Full supple red morocco, double ruled board fore-edges, gilt inner dentelles, twelve raised bands, floriated compartments, ruled & floriated boards, marbled endpapers, all edge...

From William Chrisant & Sons' Old Florida Book Shop, ABAA, ILAB, FABA


Der vermaledigsten unfromen Türggen anschleg unnd fürnemen wider die heilgen Cristenheit by Caoursin, Guillaume

Strasbourg: Bartholomäus Kistler, 23 August [1502]. Extremely rare polemic pamphlet about the Ottoman threat. This is the German translation of a treatise by the Franco-Flemish historiograph Guillaume Caoursin (c. 1430-1501). His account of the fictive c...

From Dr. Jörn Günther Rare Books AG


RIGHTS OF MAN. Bound with; RIGHTS OF MAN; PART THE SECOND. Combining Principle and Practice. by PAINE. THOMAS

J. S. Jordan. London. 1791 & 1792. FIRST EDITION, first printing of the second part, Fourth edition of the first. Two works bound in one volume. Small 4to.(8.4 x 5.4 inches). The first title; Bound without half title, viii, 8-171pp. -- The second title; ...

From Paul Foster Books


THE FLORENTINE HISTORIE. Written in the Italian tongue, by Nicholo Macchiavelli, Citizen and Secretarie of Florence. And translated into English by T. B. [Thomas Bedingfield] Esquire by MACHIAVELLI. NICCOLO

Printed by T. C. [Thomas Creede] for W. P. [William Ponsonby]. London. 1595. FIRST ENGLISH EDITION. Folio. (11.1 x 7.5 inches). x11,222pp. Lacking last, blank, leaf. Decorated with woodcut engraved ornamental title page and engraved head and tailpieces....

From Paul Foster Books


Orationi, Militari. Raccolte Per M. Remigio Fiorentino, da Tutti gli Historici. Greci e Latini, Antichi e Moderni con gli Argomenti chi Dichiarono l'Occasioni per le Quali Elle Furono Fatte.. by Nannini, Remigio [1521-1581]

Venice: Gabriel Giolito de Ferrari, 1557. First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/No Jacket. 8vo. Vellum. Title in gilt on green calf label on spine. [32] 740 p.p. Slightly bumped spine and edges. Some soiling to boards and extremities. Light foxing, some y...

From Minotavros Books


Collection Des Anciens Alchimistes Grecs Publiee Sous Les Auspices Du Ministere De L'instruction Publique Par M. Berthelot...Avec La Collaboration De Ch.-em. Ruelle by Berthelot, Marcellin. Ruelle, Emile Charles

Paris: George Steinheil, 1888. First Edition. Hardcover. No Jacket. 4to. Contemporary half vellum over marbled boards, red morocco labels on spines. Three volumes bound in two. This is a limited edition of 150 copies, this being No. 11. Volume 1: xxvji...

From Minotavros Books


Vermakelykheden van Brabant, en Deszelfs Onderhoorige Landen, Vervattende eene Beknopte en Zaakelyke Historische, Chrologische, Geographische en Genealogische Beschryving der Steden, Dorpen, Vlekken, Gehichten.. by de Cantillon, Philippe

Utrecht: G.T. van Paddenburg and J. Visch, 1777. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. Folio. [Etc]... en Andere Voornaame Gebouwen van dit Hertogdom. Four volumes in one [Vols. 2-4 dated 1770]. Second Edition. Four volumes in one. Separate title pages and p...

From Minotavros Books


De re uxoria libelli duo. by Barbaro, Francesco; André Tiraqueau

Paris: Josse Bade, 1513. First edition. First appearance in print of the most influential fifteenth-century treatise on marriage and on the legal status of women, by the Venetian statesman and humanist Francesco Barbaro (1390-1454). This agenda for marr...

From Rodger Friedman Rare Book Studio


British Monarchy: or, a New Chorographical Description Of all the Dominions Subject to the King of Great Britain. Comprehending the British Isles, The Electoral States, The American Colonies, The African & Indian Settlements by George Bickham the Elder

Frontispiece of Britannia enthroned, engraved Title, list of Subscribers, Contents, Title of 1743 and 190 engraved plates, many illustrated with head & tail pieces: Folding map of the King's Dominions in Europe, Africa, and America follows plate 7; A...

From William Chrisant & Sons' Old Florida Book Shop, ABAA, ILAB, FABA


The Present State of the Morea, Called Anciently Peloponnesus by Bernard Randolph

Randolph's famous record of his travels in the Peloponnese in the 1670's and 80's, including the Aegean Islands, Crete and Rhodes. His account is unusual and interesting because, unlike most travelers of the time, he is interested in the contemporary lif...

From Setton Book Collection



VINETIA, 1540. Rarissima opera del 1540 di una delle prime guide per i mercanti scritto da Bartholomeo di Pasi da Venezia. Si tratta di un manuale per i pesi e misure del Mediterraneo e dell'Est ad uso dei mercanti veneziani del XVI secolo, una delle...

From Sephora di Elena Serru


En tibi lector Robertum Valturium, ad illustrem heroa Sigismundum Pandulphum Malatestam Ariminensium regem, de re militari libris XII multò emaculatius, ac picturis, quæ plurimæ in eo sunt, elegantioribus expressum, quàm cum Veronæ inter initia artis chalcographicæ anno M.cccclxxxiii. invulgaretur. by VALTURIUS, Robertus

1532 1ed Valturio De Re Militari Illustrated WAR Woodcut Artillery Guns Military Roberto Valturio was a 15th-century Italian engineer known solely for his treatise on military history. 'De Re Militari' focuses on all aspects of warfare, but divides the w...

From Schilb Antiquarian Rare Books


Binding, Fine - W. Nutt ) A History of Greece. In Twelve Volumes by Grote, George

London: John Murray, 1846. Published 1846-1856. First Edition of Grote's celebrated history of Greece, illustrated with frontispiece portrait in Volume XII and with numerous engraved maps and plans, 14 folding ( bound at rear; Vol. I, 1, Vol.II, 2, Vo...

From Dale Steffey Books


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