2342 - 2933 OLD AND RARE BOOKS
- The second part (of 3) only; lacks the 3 final lvs.; 6 lvs. lower outer corner remargined (2x large portion w. loss of text); sl. yellowed; contemp. owner's entry by the Brigitinessen convent in Marienbaum ("dit boeck hoert toe die susteren van marienboem"); new endpapers.
- Trifle yellowed; some offsetting from the plates; all vols. heraldic bookplate on upper pastedown (Rt. Hon.ble Lord Gray). Professionaly rebacked; bindings chafed and rubbed along extremities.
= Abbey, Scenery 212; Lipperheide Gcb 9. Early issue, according to Abbey's criteria, with the contents leaf at the end of the 1st vol. without "Vol. I" and the errata at the end of the 3rd vol. uncorrected. Magnificent work on the British capital with fine plates. SEE ILLUSTRATION ON TITLE-PAGE.
- Title and 1st leaf sl. dampstained/ yellowed in margins; occas. sl. foxed; heraldic bookplate on upper pastedown. Joints sl. weak.
= Upcott p.XXXIII; Russell p.40. Fine series of views of British mansions and castles, rarely found with col. plates. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE LXXV.
- The second part skips p.117-120 but text complete; the second half of the book (vaguely) water-/ mouldstained in lower inner corner, sl. affecting the views and plates; two fold. maps w. tear on fold; some maps/ plates loosening. Binding worn/ dam.
= Tiele 303; Navari 452: "his books on the Morea and Archipelago are compiled from other sources and are of special interest for their plates"; Blackmer sale 89. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE LXXIV.
- Both vols. waterstained in lower blank margin, just touching text and images (map worse). Bindings sl. worn along extremities, mostly at spine-ends; vol. I upper joint split(ting).
- Professionally restored copy. Old owner's entry on upper pastedown ("Soror Maria de Mera"); ticket w. German ms. annot. mounted on first free endpaper (doubled); inner margin prelim. lvs. strengthened; lower blank margin title doubled; leaf k soiled. Binding restored w. use of contemp. leather; lacks clasps.
= Belgica Typographia 4637.
- Sl. browned; partly vaguely waterstained; contemp. annot. on first blank. A few sm. stains on vellum.
= Ter Meulen/ Diermanse 898.
- All vols. trifle foxed, mostly in blank margins. A few sm. stains on binding, vol. III sl. worse; backstrips darkened; letterpieces sl. rubbed/ worn; 1 corner vol. IV bumped and showing.
= Ter Meulen/ Diermanse 919.
- Lacks first quire of 4 lvs. (incl. title) and final 2 lvs.; waterstained (mostly in blank margins) throughout; multiple owner's entries and library stamps on prelim. lvs., occas. crossed-out, i.a. by R. Janssen (dated 1834, Nijmegen) and Bibl. Sem. Phil. S.J. Prov. Neerl. (stamp).
= Belgica Typographica 2218; Typographia Batava 3747; Adams N268; Borba de Moraes 378.
- (Contemp.) owner's entries on pastedowns and first blank. Binding dam: upper joint split(ting), lacks portions of backstrip at top and foot of spine; corners bumped and showing.
= With annot. dated 1585 on lower pastedown with curious sm. drawing. Rare.
- The portrait of Coster loose; frontisp. wormholed; sl. fingersoiled and yellowed; stamps on upper pastedown.
= Nijhoff/ Van Hattum 6; Van der Linde 4; Ekama 120; Hollstein XXXIII, 391 and 417-427 (Van de Velde); Hollstein XXIII, 2 and 3 (P.J. Saenredam); McMurtrie, The invention of printing 848; Bigmore/ Wyman I, 8 and II, 326; not in Carter/ Vervliet. One of the finest Dutch town descriptions with beautiful etchings by Jan van de Velde II. Also important for being the main early source for Laurens Jansz. Coster as inventor of the art of printing and for its typography with the alternating use of roman, gothic and civilité types. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE LXXVI.
- Several plates taken from other copies; 2 heraldic plates, the view of Brederode castle, the printing office and Coster's portrait w. some (partly very vague) handcolouring; a few plates w. sm. (neat) tear at foot of middle fold; occas. sl. waterstained in margins; upper hinge widening. Vellum sl. chipped at spine-ends and joints (parlty) split; lacks ties.
= Nijhoff/ Van Hattum 6; Ekama 120; Hollstein XXXIII, 391 and 417-427 (Van de Velde); Hollstein XXIII, 2 and 3 (P.J. Saenredam); McMurtrie, The invention of printing 848; Bigmore/ Wyman I, 8 and II, 326; not in Carter/ Vervliet. One of the finest Dutch town descriptions with beautiful etchings by Jan van de Velde II. Also important for being the main early source for Laurens Jansz. Coster as inventor of the art of printing and for its typography with the alternating use of roman, gothic and civilité types. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE LXXV.
- Lacks final leaf; bookplate of G. Jaspers on verso frontcover; lower half sl. waterstained; final leaf lower blank margin strengthened w. tape.
= No copies traced. Extremely rare.
- Sl. foxed; a few sm. closed tears.
= A commemorative and occasional broadside for probably the wedding or engagement of Huib Klaes Mul. Showing 12 scenes in the life of Huib Mul, who apparently hailed from Zaandam as is shown by the view on Zaandam at the top of the print. There is a connection with the book shop of H.N. Mul in Haarlem which is shown in one of the scenes. Perhaps Huib Klaes (Nicolaas?) is the same person as Huijbert Nicolaas Mul. He was married to Adriana (Jane?) Schouten. A son Pieter Mul was born in 1888. Rare.
- Waterstained throughout, mainly in margins of text; portrait printed from a slightly worn plate. Binding dam. and worn.
= Hoogendoorn 578, 14.1; Nijhoff/Van Hattum 185; cf. Bierens de Haan 2696; on the rare work by Conrad Z. Koesfeld: Bierens de Haan 5467.
- The lacking 14 textp. supplied in photostat. Title-p. worn and restored w. sl. frayed extremities; w. vague vertical middle fold throughout; 6 plates sl. waterstained in lower blank margin, not reaching image; blank margins occas. sl. foxed but images fine; sl. frayed along extremities; new endpapers; annot. on upper pastedown. Covers trifle chafed.
= Good impressions on paper w. ample margins. Second edition of the series Plaisante plaetsen, first published by C.J. Visscher, around 1611. Ekema 409; Hollstein 149-160; Cat. Harlemia Illustrata 56-67. Rare. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE LXXVI.
- Lacks 1 plate (Spaarne); sm. inkstain on engr. title; paper ticket on upper pastedown; lower hinge sl. weak. Vellum sl. soiled.
= Harlemia illustrata 177-182; cf. Van der Linde 482.
- Endpapers sl. browned. First vol. spine w. a few sm. rubbed spots. Otherwise fine.
Idem. Kort begrip der algemeene geschiedenis. Van de schepping der wereld af, tot het einde der agttiende eeuw. Ibid., idem, 1802, IV,652,(2)p., 20 engr. plates by R. VINKELES after B. RODE, bound unif. w. the preceding.
- Sl. foxed (incl. plates).
- Both vols. w. sm. contemp. owner's entry and library stamp on title-p.; ident. bookplate on upper pastedowns; vol. II partly waterstained in inner blank margin, occas. just touching text; partly wormholed in lower blank margin, occas. affecting catchwords; occas. (sl.) browned/ foxed, sl. affecting 1 map. Both vols. lack ties.