2342 - 2933 OLD AND RARE BOOKS
- Lacks 6 plates (Suisse, Comitatus Zelandiae, Utrecht, Friesland, Seignurie d'Overysel and Groningen en Ommelanden); most plates strengthened w. sellotape along fold. on verso, a few reattached; hinges widening; contemp. manuscript summary of plates on free endpaper. Covers rubbed; corners bumped and showing.
= Cf. Koeman Le H1. The frontisp. with title in French and Dutch. An interesting work with meticulous colouring.
- Interleaved w. num. blank lvs; trifle foxed; hinges widening. Binding worn; backstrip lacks portion at foot of spine.
= Not traced in Phillips. Rare atlas, probably meant for children. Each map with short description of the commodities that are to be found in that specific country, i.a. "Aus Africa holt man Oele, Wolle, Leder, Wachs, Gold, Kupfer, Helfenbein, schwarze Sclaven." SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE LXVI.
- Without vol. 1 and vol. 3 (publ. 1770); upper margin title-p. restored (w. loss of the word "catalogus").
- Bookplate on upper pastedown; new endpapers; trifle soiled and foxed.
= Adams L343; BMC German Books, p.490. Wolfgang Lazius (1514-1565) was doctor and historian but also made drawings, engravings and woodcuts.
- Bookplate of G. Jaspers on first free endpaper.
- Lacks 1 leaf (A1); pastedowns loose; inner margin occas. waterstained; later owner's entry and sm. stamp on title; bookplate on first free endpaper. Binding worn; lower joint starting at foot of spine.
= BCNI 14582.
(Surius, B.). (Den godtvruchtighen pelgrim ofte Ierusalemsche reyse). Brussels, J. Mommaert, 1653, (24),730,(14)p., 2 woodcut ills., contemp. vellum.
- Poor copy. Lacks title; heavily waterstained throughout. Sold w.a.f.
= BCNI 11020.
- Maps trifle yellowed. Otherwise fine.
- Partly sl. waterstained in upper and lower blank margin, occas. just touching text. Lacks ties; vellum trifle soiled.
- Backstrip worn.
= Ad 1: Knuttel 19864; Ad 2: Knuttel 20171; Van Doorninck/ De Kempenaer II, 715. "Een van de hefstigste pamfletten tegen den stadhouder en zijne omgeving (...)" (Knuttel). Two rare anti-orangist pamphlets. At the end of each work a fold. broadside proclamation (Knuttel 19873 and 20395) condemning the publication ("lasterlyk oproerig en verfoeyelyk Libel") and offering a bounty to anyone who can reveal the identity of the author. From the library of Albert Verwey, with his bookplate on verso frontcover.
WITH: Vrymoedige aanmerkingen op het berucht werkje, betyteld: Aan het volk van Nederland. In eenen brief van een' Heer te Utrecht, aan zynen vriend in 's Gravenhage. N.pl., n.publ., n.d. (1781), 14p., without binding (Knuttel 19872).
- Two lvs. loose(ning); sl. foxed. Upper joint splitting; covers sl. warped.
= Knuttel 21756; Cioranescu 45223; Martin/ Walter III, 24427. The (extensive) accomp. notes were written by P.-H. Marron.
- Occas. sl. foxed; bookblock sl. frayed. = Knuttel 21509.
AND 2 others, bound unif. w. the 1st work: J.H. SWILDENS(?), Ontwerp, om de Republiek door eene heilzaame vereeniging der belangen van Regent en Burger, van binnen gelukkig, en van buiten gedugt te maaken (Leyden, 1785. Knuttel 21045) and C. THEREMIN, De belangen der mogendheden van het vasteland, met betrekking tot Engeland (The Hague, 1796. Not in Knuttel).
= Knuttel 20409 and 20410.
- New endpapers, bookplate on upper pastedown; a few lvs. strengthened w. paper in outer blank margin; partly wormholed in blank margin, not affecting text; partly without pagination, supplied in pencil.
- Calligraphed title foxed. Covers partly sl. faded. = Very rare.
- Lacks title-p. and at least 1 leaf of the "Register"; partly waterstained; sl. fingersoiled, mostly on plates, 1 plate lacks 1/3 part; bookblock and 1 quire loose(ning). Binding worn and stained. Sold w.a.f.
= Justus Jacobus Leibnitz (German author and pastor, 1610-1683). Rare.
- Cancelled owner's entry on title-p.; sl. browned; new endpapers on upper pastedonw. Corners bumped; joints weak.
- Tiny contemp. owner's entry on title-p.; p.1 and verso title stained (barely visible on recto). Backstrip sunned. Fine copy.
= Darlow/ Moule 5601. The second separate edition of Diodati's version of the New Testament.
- Title-p. dustsoiled, sl. frayed, with repaired tear and with owner's stamp; occas. old annots. (i.a. on title-p.); a few leaves sl. frayed; leaves Fff5-6 misbound. Lacks endpapers; upper pastedown renewed; bookblock recased and with new head- and tailband; vellum sl. soiled; gilding almost completely worn off; upper joint starting.
= Darlow/ Moule 6193. Corrected reprint of the bible printed by R. Stephanus in Paris, 1545, with the two texts printed in parallel columns (the outer columns printed in italic type) and marginal notes printed in a very small type. With nice contemp. annotation on title-p.: "Ex donatione Reverendi Domine Snieyers pastoris Embricensis Bonnae 1630."
- Trifle browned, title-p. sl. worse; partly waterstained in blank margins, occas. sl. affecting text; (contemp.) annots. on 2nd and final blank. Vellum darkened and trifle rubbed along extremities.
= With an unidentified brightly handcol. engr. coat of arms mounted on upper pastedown. Adams B1435. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE LXIV.
- Lacks the final leaf of the Old Testament and the right half of the map; first quire of the Old Testament strengthened in all outer margins, 6 more scattered leaves similarly strengthened; title-p. of the Old Testament w. repair (blank piece of paper over sm. tear) in inner margin, soiled, inkstained and chipped in margins; occas. waterstained (also affecting the map (but only sl. visible on recto of the map)); occas. cut short in margin(s), affecting running title; some scattered minor stains/ soiled spots; new endpapers and blanks; a few scattered 16th and 17th cent. annots. Otherwise contents fine. Backstrip renewed; backcover lacks the 4 brass cornerpieces and the central brass ornament.
= Our copy contains 2 calendar leaves extra, printed in black and red, which were originally printed in the 1528 edition. The verso of the second calendar leaf contains the "Extract wten Registere vanden vonnissen der wethouderen der stadt van Antwerpen" and is dated "Aldus ghedaen des vrijdaechs neghen daghen in November vijfthien hondert iaer ende XXVIII". One of the rarest Dutch 16th cent. bibles. Poortman I, p.92ff; Darlow/ Moule 3282 note and 3285 (ed. 1542 w. the same collation as our ed.); BCNI 1238; Nijhoff/ Kronenberg 403. The title-pages contain a compartment with Martin de Keyser's initials, but Poortman states that the woodcuts in the New Testament are not by De Keyser but by an anonymous artist. The printing date given at the end of the New Testament is different from that given on the title-p. of the New Testament ("Int iaer ons Heeren alsmen schreef. M.CCCCC.XXX. Den sevensten dach Novembris heb ic Willem Vorsterman gedruct ende voleyndt met die gracie Gods dit nyeuwe Testament"). The date usually given in this edition on the final leaf (absent in our copy) of the Old Testament is "den XIII dach van Augustus". SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE LXVI.