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Antique books

Knowledge whether of old or recent is a beautiful thing and one of the proven ways to find it is by reading books. You can get information about centuries past, millennia, and ages which are stored up in antique books.

An antique book offers you a leeway into the mind, life, culture and history of ages past. These books cut across all fields such as Religion, philosophy, science, Law, politics, economics, Medicine, and architecture, etc.

If you have the dream to build a library collection then you cannot do away with antique books.

Also, if you are a person who enjoys reading and gathering information on historical events you would understand the value of antique books.

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Buchanan, G.
Lot 33 Buchanan, G.
Price:  € 100
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Buchanan, G. Poemata quae extant. Amsterdam, Waesberg 1665. 12°. With title stamped. 629 (incl. stamped on title) PP., 7 Bl. Parchment of the time (Sth. browned in part fl.). Graesse I, 563. - Small-format printing in the type of Elzevier editions. - - Gest. Title with edge of section. Light foxing ...
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Book wood-cuts.
Lot 34 Book wood-cuts.
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Book wood-cuts. 4 Bl. The book of woodcuts by Jost Amman (3), 1570, u. Hans Schäufelein from J. v. Schwarzenberg, The Teütsch Cicero, C. 1540. The woodcuts by Jost Amman showing: Fortuna (verso coat of arms In the courtyard), Temperantia (verso "Electoris Palatina insignia") and Eques Brun...
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Buchholz cut.
Lot 37 Buchholz cut.
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Buchholz cut. Christian and Jewish scho loads in the dispute. Full-page woodcut, CA. 1483. A 19.7 x 12.8, Blgr. 24.2 x 16 cm. Verso: The Jews IX argument - The cristen antwurt. Mont. - Slightly used & foxing
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Slovak Hymn-Book.Slovak Hymn-Book.Slovak Hymn-Book.
Lot 85 Slovak Hymn-Book.
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Slovak Hymn-Book. 24 Bl. from cover waste to a chant or song book in the Slovak language, probably 17.-18. Century Gr.8°. With a few (4 sizes.) Woodcut initials & printed sheet music (square notes on a 5-note lines). Lots Of Bl. Strong traces of wear, browned u. stained, edges just under the...
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Lot 104 Buchholz, Erich
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BUCHHOLZ, ERICH1891 Bromberg - 1972 BerlinTitle: Abstrakte Komposition (schwarz rot gold). Date: 1922. Technique: India ink, watercolour and gold bronze on Japan. Measurement: 32 x 30cm. Notation: Monogrammed and dated lower right: EB 22. Frame/Pedestal: Framed. This work is listed in the Erich Buch...
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Lot 123 Buchheister, Carl
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BUCHHEISTER, CARLHannover 1890 - 1964Title: Komposition Furi. Date: 1963. Technique: Collaged mixed media on cardboard. Mounting: Mounted on wooden frame by the artist (49 x 36cm). Measurement: 42 x 30cm. Notation: Dated and signed. verso: 1963, Carl Buchheister, Hannover. Here additionally titled. ...
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Lot 124 Buchheister, Carl
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BUCHHEISTER, CARLHannover 1890 - 1964Title: "Schwebende Formen im Raum I". Date: 1923. Technique: Watercolour on laid cardboard. Measurement: 40 x 25cm. Notation: Monogrammed and dated in a circle. lower centre: CB 23Signed, inscribed, titled and dated verso: Carl Buchheister (with address...
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Lot 160 Medallion in the form of a book
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Medallion in the form of a book to unfold, yellow 14K gold, half pearls, black enamel, approx. 2,5x3 cm, 19. Century, carrying missing tracks, locking mechanism.
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Fritz BUCHSER (1903-1989)Fritz BUCHSER (1903-1989)Fritz BUCHSER (1903-1989)
Lot 166 Fritz BUCHSER (1903-1989)
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Fritz BUCHSER (1903-1989)29 wood-cuts29 Woodcut Plates. Original cardboard band with a cover of wood cut. No. 224 of 300 numbered and Buchser signed copies on light as a Feather-Velin. - Printed directly from the Holzstvcken.Hans Feuz-Verlag Bern, 1936, 40.5 x 31.5 x 1 cm
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Account BookAccount BookAccount Book
Lot 269 D Account Book
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Account book for 1818 Joseph Dörr. German manuscript on paper, with entries between 1818 u. 1833. 4°. 284 Bl., 22 Bl. empty. Loads. blind Schweinsldr marked. d. 16. Century. Paper with WZ m. brand-Miller. - Signs of wear
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The book of common prayer.
Lot 275 The book of common prayer.
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The book of common prayer. Livorno, Eliezer Sa'adon 1797. Kl.8°. 86 Bl., 1 w. Bl. Leather of the time with gold stamping. (Operation. u. best., some foxing). The fifth and final part of the Yom Kippur prayers-output, contains Minchah for the late afternoon and the locking of the gates, Minchah ...
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Lot 393 Prayer book
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Prayer-Book Nepal/Tibet, 19. Century lid with plastically carved frog decor. Wood and paper. 5 x 13 x 2.2 cm.
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Lot 423 Franz BUCHER (1940)
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Franz BUCHER (1940)Different Motives2 very large graphs, with pencil signed49.5 x 59.5 cm; 54.5 x 55 cmFranz Bucher: painter, draftsman, wood-engraver and Etcher. Born on 15.1.1940 in Sarnen. 1957-60 decorative painter apprenticeship and trade school in Lucerne. 1961-63 decorative painter. 1963 Kuns...
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Lot 424 Franz BUCHER (1940)
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Franz BUCHER (1940)Various motifs, each with different designsLot of 19 large graphics, pencil signedDifferent Grvssen of 29 x 21 cm up to 32.5 x 33 cmFranz Bucher: painter, draftsman, wood-engraver and Etcher. Born on 15.1.1940 in Sarnen. 1957-60 decorative painter apprenticeship and trade school i...
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Lot 425 Franz BUCHER (1940)
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Franz BUCHER (1940)CompositionsLot of 6 öberaus great graphics, pencil signedDifferent Grvssen between 49.5 x 60 cm to 59.5 x 58.5 cmFranz Bucher: painter, draftsman, wood-engraver and Etcher. Born on 15.1.1940 in Sarnen. 1957-60 decorative painter apprenticeship and trade school in Lucerne. 1961-63...
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Lot 426 Franz BUCHER (1940)
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Franz BUCHER (1940)CompositionsLot of 6 öberaus great graphics, pencil signedDifferent Grvssen of 55 x 54.5 cm to 59.5 x 58.5 cmFranz Bucher: painter, draftsman, wood-engraver and Etcher. Born on 15.1.1940 in Sarnen. 1957-60 decorative painter apprenticeship and trade school in Lucerne. 1961-63 deco...
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Lot 427 Rudolf BUCHLI (1940)
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Rudolf BUCHLI (1940)Forms2 big graphics, the 7/60 in pencil signed25 x 40 cmRudolf Buchli: painter, graphic artist and Illustrator. Born on 28.4.1940 in Chur.
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Lot 428 Fritz BUCHSER (1903-1989)
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Fritz BUCHSER (1903-1989)MorgartenLarge woodcut, hand printing, pencil signed27.5 x 40 cmFritz Buchser: wood-engraver, Illustrator, painter and drawing teacher. Born on 24.3.1903 in Zörich, died on 5.6.1989 in Zörich. He went to a wood sculptor in the teaching. On the evening of the Academy in Bröss...
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Lot 429 Fritz BUCHSER (1903-1989)
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Fritz BUCHSER (1903-1989)BuebeLarge woodcut, E. A., pencil signedapprox. 31 x 33.5 cmFritz Buchser: wood-engraver, Illustrator, painter and drawing teacher. Born on 24.3.1903 in Zörich, died on 5.6.1989 in Zörich. He went to a wood sculptor in the teaching. On the evening of the Academy in Brössel a...
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Lot 430 Fritz BUCHSER (1903-1989)
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Fritz BUCHSER (1903-1989)ChueniWoodcut, hand printing, pencil titled and signed23 x 18 cmAttached to: Fritz Buchser, The last soul, with pencil, titled in the plate monogrammed, 18 x 14 cmFritz Buchser: wood-engraver, Illustrator, painter and drawing teacher. Born on 24.3.1903 in Zörich, died on 5.6...
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Lot 431 Fritz BUCHSER (1903-1989)
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Fritz BUCHSER (1903-1989)ShippersA very large woodcut, 7/70, with pencil signed44.5 x 36 cmFritz Buchser: wood-engraver, Illustrator, painter and drawing teacher. Born on 24.3.1903 in Zörich, died on 5.6.1989 in Zörich. He went to a wood sculptor in the teaching. On the evening of the Academy in Brö...
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Lot 432 Fritz BUCHSER (1903-1989)
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Fritz BUCHSER (1903-1989)Potato seriousA very large woodcut, 7/70, with pencil signed44 x 36 cmFritz Buchser: wood-engraver, Illustrator, painter and drawing teacher. Born on 24.3.1903 in Zörich, died on 5.6.1989 in Zörich. He went to a wood sculptor in the teaching. On the evening of the Academy in...
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Lot 433 Fritz BUCHSER (1903-1989)
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Fritz BUCHSER (1903-1989)GdrtnerA very large woodcut, 7/70, with pencil signed37.5 x 44.5 cmFritz Buchser: wood-engraver, Illustrator, painter and drawing teacher. Born on 24.3.1903 in Zörich, died on 5.6.1989 in Zörich. He went to a wood sculptor in the teaching. On the evening of the Academy in Br...
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Lot 434 Fritz BUCHSER (1903-1989)
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Fritz BUCHSER (1903-1989)On the constructionLarge woodcut, E. A., pencil signed44.5 x 38 cmFritz Buchser: wood-engraver, Illustrator, painter and drawing teacher. Born on 24.3.1903 in Zörich, died on 5.6.1989 in Zörich. He went to a wood sculptor in the teaching. On the evening of the Academy in Brö...
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Lot 435 Fritz BUCHSER (1903-1989)
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Fritz BUCHSER (1903-1989)PflastererA very large woodcut, E. A., in pencil dedicated and signed44.5 x 36 cmFritz Buchser: wood-engraver, Illustrator, painter and drawing teacher. Born on 24.3.1903 in Zörich, died on 5.6.1989 in Zörich. He went to a wood sculptor in the teaching. On the evening of the...
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Lot 436 Fritz BUCHSER (1903-1989)
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Fritz BUCHSER (1903-1989)CarpentersA very large woodcut, E. A., in pencil dedicated and signed44.5 x 35 cmFritz Buchser: wood-engraver, Illustrator, painter and drawing teacher. Born on 24.3.1903 in Zörich, died on 5.6.1989 in Zörich. He went to a wood sculptor in the teaching. On the evening of the...
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Lot 437 Fritz BUCHSER (1903-1989)
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Fritz BUCHSER (1903-1989)Railway workersA very large woodcut, 7/70, with pencil signed21 x 76 cmFritz Buchser: wood-engraver, Illustrator, painter and drawing teacher. Born on 24.3.1903 in Zörich, died on 5.6.1989 in Zörich. He went to a wood sculptor in the teaching. On the evening of the Academy i...
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Lot 438 Fritz BUCHSER (1903-1989)
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Fritz BUCHSER (1903-1989)Stone lifterA very large woodcut, E. A., in pencil dedicated and signed32,5 x 42 cmFritz Buchser: wood-engraver, Illustrator, painter and drawing teacher. Born on 24.3.1903 in Zörich, died on 5.6.1989 in Zörich. He went to a wood sculptor in the teaching. On the evening of t...
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Fritz BUCHSER (1903-1989)Fritz BUCHSER (1903-1989)Fritz BUCHSER (1903-1989)
Lot 439 Fritz BUCHSER (1903-1989)
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Fritz BUCHSER (1903-1989)Different Motives2 woodcuts, signed with pencil10 x 8 cm; 18 x 12 cmFritz Buchser: wood-engraver, Illustrator, painter and drawing teacher. Born on 24.3.1903 in Zörich, died on 5.6.1989 in Zörich. He went to a wood sculptor in the teaching. On the evening of the Academy in B...
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Cookbook of Maria Elisabetha GuglinCookbook of Maria Elisabetha GuglinCookbook of Maria Elisabetha Guglin
Lot 467 R Cookbook of Maria Elisabetha Guglin
Price:  € 750
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Cookbook of Maria Elisabetha Guglin belonging 1766 (Deckeltit.). Handwriting on paper. Austrian Language Area, 18. Century, Approx. 240 Bl., 45 of which are labeled. Blindgepr. Leather the time bands with the Closing. (Best. u rubbed, Rckn. a little worm-lane, partially with Reference defects). - In...
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Antique Book Worth

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  • They contain valuable information;
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