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65 2391 Aa  P  vander  ed65 2391 Aa P vander ed
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65/2391 Aa, P. vander (ed.). Naaukeurige versameling der gedenk-waardigste zee en land-reysen na Oost en West-Indiën, Mitsgaders andere Gewesten, ter eerster Ontdekking (...) gedaan (...). Leyden, P. vander Aa, 1706-1707, 15 parts in 4 vols., 19 engr. title-vignettes (2 variations), 18 fold. maps, 62 fold. plates, contemp. unif. vellum.

- Bookplate on upper pastedown; owner's stamp on first free endpaper; two maps loosely inserted (vol. II + IV); a few maps strengthened w. tape (on fold); occas. sl. yellowed/ foxed. Vellum w. some stains. Desirable set.

= Cf. Tiele 5 and Cat. NHSM p.107. Contains: 1. Uytvoerige reys-togten door Pedrarias Davila (...) in 't jaar 1514 (...) in 't Spaans beschreven door Antonius de Herrera (1 fold. map, 7 fold. plates). 2. Scheeps-togten en Manhafte Krygs-bedryven (...) gedaan door Lopo Soares d'Albegeria (...) in 't jaar 1515 (...) in 't Portugys beschreven door Joan de Barros (2 fold. map, 3 fold. plates). 3. Scheeps-togt door Fernando Perez d'Andrade (...) in 't jaar 1516 (...) in 't Portugys beschreven door Joan de Barros (2 fold. map, 3 fold. plate). 4. De Rampspoedige Scheeps-Togt van Franciscus Hernandez de Cordua (...) in de jaren 1517-1518 (...) in 't Spaans beschreeven door Antonius de Herrera (1 fold. map, 3 fold. plates). 5. Ongemeene Scheeps-togten en Manhafte Krygs-bedryven (...) door Diego Lopez de Sequeira (...) in 't jaar 1518 (...) in 't Portugys beschreven door Joan de Barros (5 fold. maps, 6 fold. plates). 6. De Roem-waardige Zee -en Land-togten door den vermaarden Ferdinandes Cortes (...) in de jaaren 1518 (1 fold. map, 5 fold. plates). 7. De Gedenkwaardige Reizen vanden beroemden Capiteyn Johan Smith na Virginien Gedaan in den Jare 1606 (...) (1 fold. map, 7 fold. plates). 8. Derde Reys, gedaan voor de Engelsche Maatschappy (...) van Anno 1607 tot 1610 onder den Generaal Willem Keeling (...) (3 fold. plates). 9. Gedenkwaardige Reys vanden Engelschen Capitain Robert Coverte (...) Van Anno 1607, tot in 't jaar 1611 (...) (1 fold. map, 2 fold. plates). 10. Voyagie van Capiteyn William Hawkins, door Oost-Indien Gedaan Anno 1608 (...). Nevens verscheyde Aanmerkingen van eenige Kusten (...) door sijn Koopman en Reys-genoot William Finch beginnende Anno 1607 (...) (1 fold. map, 9 fold. plates). 11. Scheeps-togt Van Robert Harcourt, na Gujana, Gedaan in het Jaar 1608 (..) (1 fold. map). 12. Vierde Reys Van de Engelse Maatschappy na Oost-Indien (...) beschreeven door Thomas Jones (...). Als ook de Vijfde Reys (...) beschreeven van Mr. David Middelton in 't jaar 1609 (...) (1 fold. plate). 13. Sesde Reys Van de Engelsche Maatschappy na Oost-Indien door Den Generaal, Hendrik Middelton (...) in 't Jaar 1610 (...) (1 fold. map, 7 fold. plates). 14. Sevende Reys Van de Engelsche Maatschappy na Oost-Indien (...) door Kapiteyn Antony Hippon (...) (2 fold. plates). 15. Agste Oost-Indische Reys onder Capitain Joan Saris. In 't Jaar 1611 (...) (1 fold. map, 4 fold. plates). SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE LXIX.

€ (700-900) 1500
65/2392  Africa   Dapper  O65/2392 Africa Dapper O
65/2392 [Africa]. Dapper, O. Description de l'Afrique, contenant Les Noms, la Situation & les Confins de toutes ses Parties, leurs Rivieres, leurs Villes & leurs Habitations, leurs Plantes & leurs Animaux; les Moeurs, les Coûtumes, la Langue, les Richesses, la Religion & le Gouvernement de ses Peuples. Traduite du Flamand. Amst., Wolfgang, Waesberge, Boom & van Someren, 1686, (6),534,(22)p., woodcut printer's mark, engr. frontisp., large fold. map of Africa, 12 fold. maps, 30 fold./ double-p. plans, views and plates, large number of half-p. ills., early 20th cent. hcalf w. use of part of contemp. backstrip, t.e.g., folio.

- Sl. yellowed/ trifle/ sl. foxed throughout; the view of Alexandria lacking the right quarter of the image and remargined; the large map of Africa w. sm. closed tear; a few maps/ views w. large (unobtrusive) closed tear and some maps/ views w. marginal repairs; one plate reattached to stub and possibly from another copy. Otherwise fine.

= The rare first and only French edition. Tiele 298; Gay 219; Mendelssohn II, p.119; Graesse II, 535; Hamilton 46. The first large general description of the African continent. The work is based on the early accounts of the Portuguese and Spanish explorers, the English works by Purchass and Jarrick, the journals and descriptions of Dutch navigators like Van Noort, Van Neck, Linschoten, Spilbergen, but especially on unpublished reports and eye-witness accounts of Dutch merchants, visitors and soldiers. Very detailed on the West Coast, where the Dutch ivory-, gold- and slave-trade flourished and on Angola (Luanda was captured by a WIC fleet in 1647). On the settlement on the Cape only a cursory note is found, while the surrounding tribes are described in remarkable detail. The second part, devoted to the African islands, from Malta to Madagascar, includes an ample account of the French colonization of the latter. The work is famous for its splendid detailed maps and plates, i.a. engraved after drawings by Reinier Noomsz (Zeeman). SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE LXXI.

€ (2.000-3.000)
65 2393 Africa  Dapper O65 2393 Africa Dapper O
65/2393 [Africa]. Dapper, O. Naukeurige Beschrijvinge der Afrikaensche Gewesten van Egypten, Barbaryen, Libyen, Biledulgerid, Negroslant, Guinea, Ethiopiën, Abyssinie: vertoont in de Benamingen, Grenspalen, Steden, Revieren, Gewassen, Dieren, Zeeden, Drachten, Talen, Rijkdommen, Godsdiensten en Heerschappyen. Naukeurige Beschrijvinge der Afrikaensche Eylanden: als Madagaskar, of Sant Laurens, Sant Thomee, d'eilanden van Kanarien, Kaep de Verd, Malta, en andere. Amst., J. van Meurs, 1668, 1st ed., 2 parts in 1 vol., (6),728,(18); (2),120[=128],(4)p., title-vignette, fold. general map, 14 double-p. maps, 28 double-p. plates, large number of half-p. ills., contemp. blindst. vellum, folio.

- Lacks the frontisp.; title-p. and first few lvs. sl. frayed; final few leaves sl. stained and sl. frayed; two plates sl. dam./ creased on fold (El Mina and Loanda); contents otherwise fine. Backcover sl. scratched; vellum sl. soiled and sl. stained.

= Tiele 296/ 297; Paulitschke 190. The rare first edition, Cat. NHSM, Mendelssohn, Kainbacher, Gay all later editions and translations. The first large general description of the African continent. The work is based on the early accounts of the Portuguese and Spanish explorers, the English works by Purchass and Jarrick, the journals and descriptions of Dutch navigators like Van Noort, Van Neck, Linschoten, Spilbergen, but especially on unpublished reports and eye-witness accounts of Dutch merchants, visitors and soldiers. Very detailed on the West Coast, where the Dutch ivory-, gold- and slave-trade flourished and on Angola (Luanda was captured by a WIC fleet in 1647). On the settlement on the Cape only a cursory note is found, while the surrounding tribes are described with remarkable detail. The second part, devoted to the African islands, from Malta to Madagascar, includes an ample account of the French colonization of the latter. The work is famous for its splendid detailed maps and plates, i.a. engraved after drawings by Reinier Noomsz (Zeeman).

€ (1.500-2.500)
65/2394  Africa   Shaw  T65/2394 Africa Shaw T
65/2394 [Africa]. Shaw, T. Reizen en Aanmerkingen, Door en Over Barbaryen en het Ooste (...). Uit het Engelsch vertaald door P. Boddaert (...) met Aanteekeningen van den Vertaler; S. Rau, M. Tydeman, C. Saxe. Utr., J. van Schoonhoven en Comp., 1773 [= Amst., De Compagnie, 1780 (vol.1)], 3 parts in 2 vols., (2),XXXI,(1),(8),XXXIII-XXXVI,365,(1); (6),224,144,(32)p., 2 ident. engr. title-pages, 15 (fold.) maps, 1 fold. view (of Algiers), 24 (fold.) plates, 5 large vignettes and 5 initials, sl. later unif. gilt hcalf w. mor. letterpiece, 4to.

- Some plates trifle/ sl. yellowed; one fold. plate w. sm. tear in inner margin; a few textlvs. sl. browned. Joints splitting; spine-ends dam.

= Tiele 1001; Cox I, p.377; Nissen, ZBI 3841. Vol. 1 with title of the first Dutch edition of 1773, but with collation of the ed. Amst., 1780. The first (English) edition was published in 1738, four years after Shaw's return from Africa. Howgego S92: "English scholar, natural historian and traveller (1692-1751). (...) After receiving holy orders, Shaw was appointed chaplain to the English factory in Algiers. He held the post for twelve years, then travelled for three years across North Africa, passing through Algeria, Tunisia, Libya and Egypt, and continuing into Palestine and Syria." SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE LXXII.

€ (250-350)
65/2395 Aitsinger  M65/2395 Aitsinger M
65/2395 Aitsinger, M. De leone belgico, eiusque topographica atque historica descriptione liber. N.pl. (Cologne), G. Kempen for F. Hogenberg, 1583, (5),522,(1)p., engr. title, portrait of the author verso title, 115 double-p. engr. by F. HOGENBERG, contemp. elaborately blindst. calf w. floral ornaments and 4 raised bands, sm. folio.

- Lacks the Leo Belgicus map. Bookplate and clipping on upper pastedown; occas. (sl.) foxed/ browned. Without ties; covers sl. chafed; spine and frontcover w. a few worn spots; joints split(ting) at foot of spine.

= Adams 1175; Muller, Historieplaten 413; De Wind 204-208; cf. De Buck 432; Haitsma Mullier/ Van der Lem 6. Account of the events leading to and the early decades of the Eighty Years' War with famous views by Franz Hogenberg of towns (in The Netherlands, Belgium and Germany), battles, sea battles, sieges, executions, tournaments, assemblies. Rare. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE LXXII.

€ (3.000-5.000)
65/2396 Akersloot, T. d'Eerste send-brief van Paulus aan die van Korinthen. Leyden, H. Teering, 1707, (16),928,(32 [of 34])p., woodcut printer's vignette, contemp. vellum, sm. 4to.

- Lacks final indexleaf. First ±150p. waterst. in upper outer corner; upper hinge strengthened w. tape; stamp on first free endpaper. Vellum frontcover w. large browned stain.

Toll, T. van. Uitlegginge van den propheet Micha (...). Utr., G. van Crombrugge, 1709, (44),468,(31)p., woodcut printer's vignette, contemp. vellum, sm. 4to

- Upper hinge strengthened w. paper strip; owner's entry on final free endpaper.

AND 2 others in 3 vols., i.a. M. VAN PEENE, Na-sporing Van den Sin en 't Samenhang van den send-brief Pauli aan de Romeinen (Leyden, 1695, 2 vols., contemp. unif. vellum, sm. 4to. First vol. upper hinge broken).

€ (100-150) 210
65/2397  Algeria   Morgan  J65/2397 Algeria Morgan J
65/2397 [Algeria]. Morgan, J. Algemeene beschryvinge van Barbaryen. The Hague, G. Block, 1733, 2nd ed., 2 parts in 1 vol., (46),373; (2);374p., 3 engr. fold. maps/ plans, 4 portraits by T. OTTEN, contemp. hvellum, sm.4to.

- First free endpaper w. sm. tear; one plate and two lvs. w. tiny wormhole in upper blank margin; occas. sl. (trifle) foxed; otherwise fine. Corners worn; paper over boards chafed/ sl. worn.

= Dutch translation of A Complete History of Algiers (London, 1731), which was an adaptation of Laugier de Tassy's Histoire du Royaume d'Alger. Gay 917; Tiele 767; cf. Cox I, p.371 (ed. 1731).

€ (100-150) 160
65/2398  Alkmaar   Eikelenberg  S65/2398 Alkmaar Eikelenberg S
65/2398 [Alkmaar]. Eikelenberg, S. Alkmaar en zyne geschiedenissen. Alkmaar, S. van Hoolwerf, 1739, (8),111,(7), 112-116,(11)p., woodcut title-vignette, 1 engr. portr., 1 fold. map, 1 plate, 19th cent. plain boards, 4to.

- Backstrip sl. worn. = Nijhoff/ Van Hattum 86.

€ (50-70) 60
65/2399  Alkmaar   Eikelenberg  S / Boomkamp  G65/2399 Alkmaar Eikelenberg S / Boomkamp G
65/2399 [Alkmaar]. Eikelenberg, S./ Boomkamp, G. Alkmaar en zyne geschiedenissen./ Alkmaer en deszelfs geschiedenissen. Rott., P. and J. Losel, 1747, 2 parts in 1 vol., (8),111,(7),112-116,(11); (48),440,(34)p., engr. title-vignette, 1 engr. portr., 1 fold. map, 2 fold. plans, 6 (of 7) (fold.) views/ plates, contemp. gilt hcalf, 4to.

- Lacks one view; one plan torn; title-p. loose; occas. sl. dampstained/ fingersoiled; pastedowns loose. Covers lack paper over board; spine rubbed and lacks letterpiece (sm. piece remaining).

= Nijhoff/ Van Hattum 87 and 88.

€ (100-150) 100
65/2400 [Alkmaar]. Feest en Lydens stoffen voor de hervormde gemeente van Alkmaar. Introd. B.W. Hullesheim a.o. Alkmaar, J.A. Harencarspel, (1787), 1st ed., VII,100,(2)p., engr. title-vignette by G.A. ODÉ, contemp. blindst. calf, 12mo.

- Cover sl. rubbed.

BOUND WITH: Het boek der psalmen nevens de gezangen bij de Hervormde Kerk van Nederland in gebruik(..), Amst., H. Brandt a.o., 1781, 2 parts in 1 vol., 228 lvs., 88,(3)p., engr. title-vignette. - ADDED 3 others, all by H.K. Poot, Gedichten I, II en III, (Amst. 1780, contemp. unif. hcl.).

€ (50-70) 50
65/2401  Almanacs   Alexandrana of Almanach voor MDCCCXVIII65/2401 Almanacs Alexandrana of Almanach voor MDCCCXVIII
65/2401 [Almanacs]. Alexandrana of Almanach voor MDCCCXVIII. Amst., H. Moolenyzer, n.d. (1817), (12),112p., engr. title and engr. and aquatint portrait of czar Alexander I of Russia and 4 plates, contemp. boards, 12mo.

- Minor defects, fine copy.

= The Childrens World of Learning 2350. Rare and curious almanac focusing on the lives of czar Peter the Great and Alexander I of Russia. Probably all published.

€ (100-150)
65/2402  Almanacs   Almanac curieux et utile de l'état       pour l'année MDCCLXXVIII/ MDCCLXXIX65/2402 Almanacs Almanac curieux et utile de l'état pour l'année MDCCLXXVIII/ MDCCLXXIX
65/2402  Almanacs   Almanac curieux et utile de l'état       pour l'année MDCCLXXVIII/ MDCCLXXIX65/2402 Almanacs Almanac curieux et utile de l'état pour l'année MDCCLXXVIII/ MDCCLXXIX
65/2402 [Almanacs]. Almanac curieux et utile de l'état (...) pour l'année MDCCLXXVIII/ MDCCLXXIX. Amst., T. & J.A. Crajenschot, 1778/1779, 2 vols., no pagination, 2 engr. titles, 2 fold. handcol. maps if Central Italy and Germany, 14/ 17 (fold.) plates, orig. wr., 12mo.

- Year 1779 partly dogeared; spine worn.

= Year 1778 contains a curious print with a freemason ritual featuring animals; year 1779 contains very amusing caricatural plates of ladies with preposterous hairdresses and portraits of R. Rogers, Charles Lee (American general) and George Washington, all participants in the American War of Independence. The Children's World of Learning 2353.

€ (100-150) 110
65/2403  Almanacs   Almanac de Goettingue pour l'année 178865/2403 Almanacs Almanac de Goettingue pour l'année 1788
65/2403  Almanacs   Almanac de Goettingue pour l'année 178865/2403 Almanacs Almanac de Goettingue pour l'année 1788
65/2403  Almanacs   Almanac de Goettingue pour l'année 178865/2403 Almanacs Almanac de Goettingue pour l'année 1788
65/2403 [Almanacs]. Almanac de Goettingue pour l'année 1788. Göttingen, J.C. Dieterich, n.d. (1787), (56),224p., engr. title and 12 plates by D. CHODOWIECKI and 24 plates by E. RIEPENHAUS (12x after W. HOGARTH), contemp. gilt vellum, 16mo.

- Partly waterstained.

= Köhring, p.7. Twelve plates are fashion plates by E. RIEPENHAUS.

AND 1 other published by the same for the year 1802, lacking the engraved title.

€ (100-150) 100
65/2404  Almanacs   Almanac des deux républiques pour l'an VII de la République française  la fin du IV & le commencement de l'an V de la République Batave65/2404 Almanacs Almanac des deux républiques pour l'an VII de la République française la fin du IV & le commencement de l'an V de la République Batave
65/2404 [Almanacs]. Almanac des deux républiques pour l'an VII de la République française, la fin du IV & le commencement de l'an V de la République Batave. Amst., Van Gulik, n.d. (1799 or 1800), (30),26p., orig. publisher's wr. w. the profile of Napoléon Bonaparte on frontcover and "pour le portefeuille 1799" on backcover.

- Wr. sl. rubbed and soiled.

= Cf. Children's World of Learning 2354. Very rare almanac. I.a. a section on the new departmental division of the Netherlands. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE LXXI.

€ (200-300)
65/2405 [Almanacs]. Almanach de Gotha pour l'année 1790, 1791, 1798, 1802, 1813, 1817-1820, 1822, 1823, 1827, 1829-1833, 1835-1845, 1847-1864, 1868-1870. Gotha, C.G. Ettinger/ J. Perthes, (1789-1869), 50 vols., (fold.) (steel)engr. titles/ plates/ portraits, various contemp./ orig. bindings, 12mo/ 16mo.

- Not collated but apparently complete. Occas. w. usual defects: sl. browned/ sl. foxed/ waterst. etc. Bindings occas. (sl.) worn/ dam.

= The earliest volumes are (very) rare.

AND 2 others.

€ (200-300) 210
65/2406 [Almanacs]. Almanach de la cour, de ville et des départements pour l'année 1807/ 1809/ 1814/ 1815/ 1824/ 1825. Paris, Janet, (1808-1824), 6 vols., 6 engr. titles, 24 plates, contemp.(?) boards (5x) (2x w. slipcase)/ orig. printed boards (1x), a.e.g.

- Two vols. sl. foxed. = Grand-Carteret 1480.

€ (300-500)
65/2407 [Almanacs]. Almanach des Muses 1777/ 1778/ 1779. Paris, Delalain, (1776-1778), 4 parts in 3 vols., 3 engr. titles, scores, contemp. not unif. hcalf w. mor. letterpiece/ boards, 12mo.

- Contents w. various defects, bindings rubbed/ worn; frontcover of board binding detached. Sold as periodical not subject to return.

= Including a duplicate volume of 1779. Not in Grand-Carteret.

€ (80-100)
65/2408  Almanacs   Almanach/ Almanak voor jonge Heeren en Juffers  Het jaar 1790/ 1805/ 180665/2408 Almanacs Almanach/ Almanak voor jonge Heeren en Juffers Het jaar 1790/ 1805/ 1806
65/2408  Almanacs   Almanach/ Almanak voor jonge Heeren en Juffers  Het jaar 1790/ 1805/ 180665/2408 Almanacs Almanach/ Almanak voor jonge Heeren en Juffers Het jaar 1790/ 1805/ 1806
65/2408  Almanacs   Almanach/ Almanak voor jonge Heeren en Juffers  Het jaar 1790/ 1805/ 180665/2408 Almanacs Almanach/ Almanak voor jonge Heeren en Juffers Het jaar 1790/ 1805/ 1806
65/2408 [Almanacs]. Almanach/ Almanak voor jonge Heeren en Juffers. Het jaar 1790/ 1805/ 1806. Amst., J. Allart/ Wed. J. Döll, (1789-1805), 3 vols., (16),26,(2),112; 96; 24,70,(2)p., each w. (handcol.) engr. title (1x by R. VINKELES), 6/ 6/ 8 engr. (double-p.) (handcol.) plates, contemp. (not unif.) wr./ boards.

- All vols. (sl.) (finger)soiled; year 1790 w. sm. annots. Year 1806 lacks backcover and backstrip, contents loosening.

= Buijnsters, BNK, 1637; The Children's World of Learning 2428.

€ (100-150) 100
65/2409 [Almanacs]. Almanak van vernuft en smaak voor het jaar MDCCXCII/ MDCCXCIII/ MDCCXCVIII/ MDCCC/ MDCCCV. Amst., Wed. J. Dóll, (1792/ 1793/ 1798/ 1800/ 1805), 5 vols., 5 engr. title-p., all (but one) vols. w. 6 (stipple-)engr. double-p. plates, 2 fold. engr. scores, contemp. gilt calf (2x)/ orig. (unif.) printed boards (3x), a.e.g. (1x), 12mo.

- Year 1800 lacks all plates and backstrip.

= The Children's World of Learning 2407-2408 ("one of the first Dutch literary almanacs, open to all Dutch literary talent", "nicely produced and expensively illustrated"). Year 1793 contains an anti-slavery poem with 2 plates., year 1805 shows a night scene in Amsterdam after R. Vinkeles.

Almanak van Vernuft en smaak voor het jaar 1822. Rott., Mensing en van Westreenen, (1821), (8),IV,146,(2)p., engr. title and 5 plates, orig. printed boards, 12mo.

- Lacks 1 leaf (?), but appears to be complete. Binding worn; lacks backstrip.

= Continuation of above? Rare. Contains a nice plate showing a typical Dutch winter scene.

Almanak voor het Verstand en hart. Voor het Jaar MDCCCIII/ MDCCCV/ MDCCVI/ 1823/ 1826/ 1827/ 1828. Amst., P.E. Briët etc., (1802-1827), 7 vols., 5 engr. title-p., each w. 6 or 5 (1x) (double-p.) plates, orig. almost unif. printed boards, a.e.g. (1x), 12mo.

- Year 1826 lacks all plates. Partly poor bindings.

= The Children's World of Learning 2450-2452 ("well produced and finely illustrated Dutch literary almanac"). Cf. Waller 137 (year 1801).

Almanak aan bevalligheid en deugd gewijd 1819/ 1820/ 1822. Ibid., M. Westerman, (1818-1821), 3 vols., 3 engr. titles, each w. 5 engr. plates, 3 fold. engr. scores, contemp. boards, 12mo.

- Various (sm.) defects; all vols. above sold as periodical, not subject to return.

€ (150-250) 160
65/2410 [Almanacs]. Almanak voor Hollandsche Blijgeestigen. Voor het jaar 1831-1880. Amst./ Hoorn/ Schoonhoven, Brest van Kempen/ Gebr. Vermande etc., (1830-1879), 50 parts in 13 vols., num. lithogr. plates, modern unif. cl. w. orig wr. pres.

- Not collated. Sold as a periodical, not subject to return.

= Complete run. The Children's World of Learning 2418; Waller 78.

€ (300-500)
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