2076 - 2859 OLD and RARE BOOKS
- Without pages 673-674 (mispagination); occas. trifle foxed. Spine-ends sl. rubbed.
= Rahir 630; Willems 634 (listing a number of copies bound by Trautz-Bauzonnet): "Edition admirablement executée dont les exemplaires grands de marge et bien conservé se paient fort cher". P. de Commines (1447-1511), chronicler for Philip the Good and Charles the Bold, later confidant of Louis XI.
- New endpapers and ties; verso of spine professionally strengthened w. calf. Spine sl. rubbed. Nevertheless very fine.
= SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE LXXX.
- Corners bumped; spine-ends worn.
= Leaves mostly w. "Pro Patria" watermark. Bookplate of John Landwehr on verso first free endpaper.
- From the library of the Chateau de Marchais (bookplate on upper pastedown). Corners showing; upper joint starting at foot of spine; foot of spine sl. chipped; binding rubbed/ sl. worn.
- Silver clasp and catches heavily oxidized.
18th century full calf, w. unidentified gilt coat of arms on both covers, richly gilt spine, gilt boardedges, marbled endpapers, sm. 4to. - ON: SAMMLUNG DER NEUESTEN STAATS-SCHRIFFTEN ZUM BEHUF DER HISTORIE DES JETZIGEN KRIEGES IN TEUTSCHLAND (Frankfurt/ Leipsic, 1756).
- Bookplate of the Earl North of Guilford on upper pastedown and bookplate of W.C. Baert de Waarde; sl. browned. Binding worn along extremities.
- A few tiny imperfections; covers trilfe rubbed at extremities. Otherwise very fine.
= A very fine example of a richly decorated Ottoman binding. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE LXXX.
- Plates (sl.) foxed, mostly in blank margins; textp. browned; partly sl. waterst. in upper blank margin. Binding sl. worn at extremities.
= From the library of Élisa Napoléone Baciocchi Levoy (1806-1869), daughter of Élisa Bonaparte (who was sister to Napoleon I and princess of Piombino and Lucca).
- Joints starting at top of spine.
= Presentation copy for "Madame Reynal" signed by M. Michel.
- Lacks a few pieces on frontcover and spine; lacks clasp and catch; silver sl. oxidized.
- Very fine.
= With hallmarks (20 karat gold and unread goldsmith mark), ±1913. Clasps with engraved initials and dated between 1804-1913. Kept in velvet lined burgundy cloth box. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE LXXX.
- Sm. stamp on title and last page; endpapers dustsoiled; last few lvs. vague waterst. in upper margin. Binding soiled; ties worn.
= Spoelder 7. With the prize to "Theodorum Halswijk", dated 1784. On the contents: Schweiger p. 611.
AND another schoolprize binding of Amersfoort on: J.F. REITZIUS, De ambiguis, mediis et contrarii, sive De significatione verborum ac phrasium ambigua (Utr., 1752, title-p. printed in red and black. Spoelder 4 or 7).
- Fine copy.
= With the letterpress prize ("Derde eerprijs") w. calligr. entries bound in at front presented to "C. Dijkman (...) 14de Julij, 1803". BNK 574; Van Rijn 328; Bibelebontse Berg p.199f; Caljé-van Gulik 439 (1st ed., 1779); cf. De prijs is het bewijs 45.
- With the bookplate of Bob Luza on upper pastedown. Sl. rubbed; upper joint starting at spine-ends; backcover sl. chafed.
= With the letterpress prize w. woodcut ill. of the Maatschappij tot Nut van 't Algemeen, filled out in manuscript to "J.H. (last name crossed out)" dated 7 July 1825. Cf. De prijs is het bewijs 45.
AND 1 other schoolprize binding of Amsterdam (not in Spoelder).
- Without the prize. Lower blank corner of frontisp. portrait lacking; title-p. and frontisp. sl. dustsoiled (mostly in margins); sm. closed tear in title-p.; sl. foxed in margins. Spine-ends dam./ chipped; corners and upper joint worn.
= Variant of Spoelder 2 ("Appingedaemensium"); cf. Fürst II, p.235.