Classics - New Titles

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Bourgery. Atlas of Human Anatomy and Surgery (Klotz)
Braun/Hogenberg. Cities of the World (Klotz)
D'Hancarville. The Complete Collection of Antiquities from the Cabinet of Sir William Hamilton (Klotz)
Mamerot. Les Passages d'Outremer. A Chronicle of the Crusades (Klotz)
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Bourgery. Atlas of Human Anatomy and Surgery

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Braun/Hogenberg. Cities of the World

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D'Hancarville. The Complete Collection of Antiquities from the Cabinet of Sir William Hamilton

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Mamerot. Les Passages d'Outremer. A Chronicle of the Crusades

Hardcover, 5.5 x 7.7 in., 832 pages
$ 19.99
Hardcover, 5.5 x 7.7 in., 744 pages
$ 19.99
Hardcover, 5.5 x 7.7 in., 576 pages
$ 19.99
Hardcover, 5.5 x 7.7 in., 672 pages
$ 19.99
Discover one of the most comprehensive and beautifully illustrated anatomical treatises ever published. The product of more than two decades of dedication, and spanning descriptive, surgical, microscopic, and general anatomy, as well as embryology, The Atlas of Anatomy marks to this day a major achievement in medical history, and a breathtaking insight into the workings and wonder of the human body.

“A gorgeous compendium of anatomical drawings from the mid-19th century ... one senses the awe the body once commanded when it was a new, uncharted world begging for exploration.”
i-D Magazine, London
Discover the Civitates orbis terrarum, a vintage jewel in urban cartography. Featuring town plans, bird's-eye views, maps and evocative city scenes across Europe, Asia, Africa and Latin America, this is an unrivalled panorama of city living, and mapping, at the turn of the 17th century.

“It is fascinating from start to finish, and gives you a far more vivid sense of Renaissance Europe than any history book could.”
The Sunday Times, London
The collection that captured Europe’s classical love affair. This meticulous catalog documents the exceptional ancient Greek vases of Sir William Hamilton, antiquarian, archaeologist, vulcanologist and devoted classical scholar.

“...a spectacular survey of the famously magnificent antiquities collection of Sir William Hamilton.”
The Times, London
Completed around 1474, Sébastien Mamerot's lavishly illustrated manuscript Les Passages d’Outremer is the only contemporary document to describe the French crusades to capture the Holy Land. This new hardcover edition includes a complete translation of Mamerot's epic text alongside 66 meticulously reproduced miniatures from Jean Colombe, accurate down to the medieval shade of gold.

“One doesn’t need to be a history professor to enjoy this book.”
San Francisco Book Review, San Francisco
Martius. The Book of Palms (Klotz)
Racinet. The Complete Costume History (Klotz)
Redouté. Selection of the Most Beautiful Flowers (XL-Format)
Seba. Cabinet of Natural Curiosities (Klotz)
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Martius. The Book of Palms

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Racinet. The Complete Costume History

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Redouté. Selection of the Most Beautiful Flowers

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Seba. Cabinet of Natural Curiosities

Hardcover, 5.5 x 7.7 in., 568 pages
$ 19.99
Hardcover, 5.5 x 7.7 in., 752 pages
$ 19.99
Hardcover, clothbound, with ribbon bookmark, 11.2 x 15.6 in., 336 pages
$ 150
Hardcover, 5.5 x 7.7 in., 592 pages
$ 19.99
From an epic Amazonian journey to an unrivalled botanic catalog, von Martius' Natural History of Palms, featuring 240 illustrations of the mighty palm tree.

“Beautifully detailed... A landmark in taxonomic description, botanical illustration
and the realistic representation of species in the landscape.”
The Financial Times, London
Discover this landmark of costume history – from Eskimo clothing to high French couture, this unique encyclopedia of attire is an invaluable reference for students, designers, artists, illustrators, and historians, and anyone interested in style.

“Some books just scream out to be bought; this is one of them.”
Vogue, Sydney
Meet some of the most beautiful specimens in 19th century Parisian society. From the master of botanical illustration, Pierre-Joseph Redouté, this collection brings together 144 hand-colored engravings of branches, flowers, and fruits in the city's magnificent gardens and greenhouses.
Exotic plants, corals and crocodiles, birds and butterflies. Albertus Seba’s extraordinary catalog of natural specimens is not only one of the 18th century’s greatest natural history achievements, but also one of the most prized natural history books of all time. It is a beautiful tribute to the breadth and the detail of creatures great and small, as well as to some now-extinct animals.

“A powerful testament to nature’s beauty and diversity.”
Chicago Tribune
The World of Ornament (Klotz)
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The World of Ornament

Hardcover, 5.5 x 7.7 in., 824 pages
$ 19.99
An almanac of ornament. This far-reaching compendium brings together the two greatest encyclopedic collections of ornament of the 19th century to provide an indispensable reference book.

“...a magnificent encyclopedia of adornment.”
The Wall Street Journal, New York