A scarce pamphlet in French language is a translation of an Armenian text with the analysis of the current political situation of Armenians in the Ottoman Empire. It was written during WWI in Istanbul, shortly after the Armenian genocide, where over 1 million Armenians were murdered, as many more were deported or imprisoned. 8°. 70 pp., [2 pp.],…
A handsome, early 19th century illustrated manuscript pamphlet in French language explaining various methods of fortunetelling. Small 8°, [96 pp.] manuscript in French with illustrations and charts in black ink, contemporary wall-paper stenciled wrappers with manuscript label in black ink pasted on the front cover, originally bound with a linen string (minor, sporadic staining to the corners of…
A unique and historically important artefact, being a highly detailed and beautifully coloured original manuscript map of Sendai, then the largest city in Japan north of Edo (Tokyo), and a major commercial centre of around 50,000 residents, built just across the river form the famous Aoba Castle, labelling all streeta, outlining all major cadastral lots and noting all key…
A unique, large attractive and modernly architected mid 19th century map in French language, represents modern railroad system as well as geographic and political features of Europe, relevant for railway construction. Manuscript in gouache and black ink on two thick originally joined sheets, 104 x 118 cm (40.1 x 46.5 inches), (repaired tears and tiny losses of image…
A rare mimeographed pamphlet on the threat of the nuclear weapons, printed by the Polish press in the post-war DP camp in Mülheim, Germany 8°. 24 pp. mimeographed text with a map, original illustrated green wrappers, stapled (old signature on the cover, otherwise in a good condition).
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