[Confidential Conversations about Sexual Life]. A rare manual on sexuality and impotence, printed in the Armenian Language in Istanbul. 8°: 223 pp., original illustrated wrappers (good, wrappers with minor staining and small tears and tiny loss of paper to spine, minor old annotation in blalck ink on the cover).
[Baba Diène et Morceau-de-Sucre / Baba Diène and Sugar Cube] 8°. 110 pp. with black and white illustrations, [2 pp.], original illustrated covers (minor wear to the corners, minor annontations from the publisher's library, otherwise a good unread example).
An exceedingly detailed, very large masterplan of Georgetown, then the capital of British Guiana (today Guyana), amazingly defining every property lot, outlining and labeling every major building, depicting all parks and recreational facilities, and delineating every street and alleyway, being one of the most ‘panoptic’ of all West Indian city maps of its era; created by the Directorate of Overseas…
8°: 98 pp., (some leaves mispaginated, but complete) lithographed text written in Nastaliq, 1 folding lithographed view, 1 folding lithographed map, original green printed boards (boards slightly scuffed, stained and with small loss of paper, small wormholes in the inner margins, otherwise in a good, clean condition).
Very Rare - a matching pair of relatively early ‘flow maps’ of the telegraph systems in the both the European and Asian parts of the Ottoman Empire, published entirely in Ottoman Turkish text, fine examples of advanced thematic cartography detailing one of the world’s most important communications systems that was literally the nexus between the East and the West. …
Rare – one of the seminal works on early 20th century Macau, being an anthology of articles by Henrique Travassos Valdez, the liberal republican firebrand who was the incumbent Portuguese national senator for Macau, with brilliant yet controversial analyses of Macau’s place within the Portuguese Empire, its heated relations with China, its vital port and economic development, as well…
One of the first etchings made by Queen Victoria and representing her niece. With original signature of the Queen, possibly given by the author to her step-sister Feodora of Leiningen Etching on India laid paper, platemark: 12,5 x 8 cm (4.9 x 3.1 inches), sheet: 22 x 14 cm (8.7 x 5.5 inches), mounted on a 19th century…
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