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65/1989 De aardbol. Magazijn van hedendaagsche land- en volkenkunde. Vijfde deel: Duitschland./ Negende deel: Amerika en Australië. Amst., J.H. Laarman, 1843/ 1854, 2 vols., (1),668; (2),864p., 3 (fold.) engr. maps, num. woodengr. ills., contemp. (not unif.) hcl., 4to.

- Hinges weak; occas. yellowed/ browned. Bindings sl. worn.

€ (50-70) 50
65/1990 [Africa]. Fromentin, E. Sahara & Sahel. I. Un été dans le Sahara. II. Une année dans le Sahel. Paris, E. Plon & Cie., 1879, (6),XIV,(2),398,(2)p., col. helio-engr. frontisp., 25 (etched) plates, ills., orig. gilt blindst. hmor., 4to.

- Some foxing; bookplate on upper pastedown. Sm. dam. spot at top of spine.

= Gay 898; Vicaire III, p.839: "Tirage à 900 ex. sur pap. vélin"; Carteret IV, p.173: "Belle publication. Première édition illustrée. Rare." First collected and illustrated edition printed in 1000 (unnumb.) copies.

€ (100-150)
65/1991  Africa   Historische beschryving der reizen  Of nieuwe en volkoome verzameling van de aller waardigste en zeldsaamste zee  en landtogten  ter ontdekkinge en naspeuringe gedaan        Vol  IV65/1991 Africa Historische beschryving der reizen Of nieuwe en volkoome verzameling van de aller waardigste en zeldsaamste zee en landtogten ter ontdekkinge en naspeuringe gedaan Vol IV
65/1991 [Africa]. Historische beschryving der reizen. Of nieuwe en volkoome verzameling van de aller-waardigste en zeldsaamste zee- en landtogten, ter ontdekkinge en naspeuringe gedaan (...). Vol. IV. The Hague, P. de Hondt, 1748, (2),435,(5)p., 5 (fold.) engr. maps, 17 (fold.) plans/ plates and 1 vignette, contemp. gilt hcalf w. red mor. letterpiece, 4to.

- Library stamps on first blanks; occas. sl. foxed. Binding rubbed; top of spine chipped.

= Published in a series of 21 vols. on various travels. This vol. deals with travels in Western Africa. Tiele 103; Cat. NHSM, p.108.

€ (150-250) 275
65/1992  Africa   Speke  J H65/1992 Africa Speke J H
65/1992 [Africa]. Speke, J.H. Les Sources du Nil. French transl. E.D. Forgues. Paris, L. Hachette et Cie., 1864, 1st French ed., (4),580p., woodengr. frontisp., 3 maps (2 fold.), 77 (full-p.) woodengr. ills. after J.A. GRANT, contemp. gilt hmor.

- Sl. foxed; one fold. map outer blank margin frayed/ dam. Binding rubbed along extremities and top of spine sl. dam.

= Gay 2735.

€ (50-70)
65/1993  Africa   Stanley  H M65/1993 Africa Stanley H M
65/1993 [Africa]. Stanley, H.M. In Darkest Africa, or the Quest, Rescue and Retreat of Emin, Governor of Equatoria. London, Sampson Low, Marston, Searle and Rivington, 1890, 1st ed., 2 vols., XV,(1),529,(1); XV,(1),472,(2 advert.)p., 2 (woodengr.) frontisp., 3 (fold.) col. lithogr. maps, 1 col. table, 38 woodengr. plates, num. ills., orig. unif. gilt and pict. cl.

- Two fold. maps tear at inner margin; contents occas. sl. foxed.

= Howgego 1850-1940, part II, S60.

€ (100-150) 140
65/1994 [Almanacs]. Semi-Gotha. Weimarer historisch-genealoges Taschenbuch des gesamten Adels jehudäischen Ursprunges (Hebraici et conversi et de genere Juda). Year 2. Weimar, Kyffhäuser, 1913, 1009,(1),30,(2)p., frontisp. portrait, orig. blindst. cl., sm. 8vo.

- Hinges weak; final quire loose(ning). Joints and spine-ends sl. rubbed.

ADDED 3 others: ALMANACH DE GOTHA, Year 1943 and 1944 and DANMARKS ADELS AARBOG, Year 1925 (w. visiting cards of Greve Otto Moltke (inscribed "In thankful remembrance of beautiful days") and Grevinde Rose Moltke mounted on first free endpaper. Orig. envelope loosely inserted).

€ (50-70)
65/1995 [America]. "Certificaat (...), groot Honderd Dollars, in de Bank, genaamd de Bank der Vereenigde Staten van America, te Philadelphia, (...) Amsterdam den [manuscript:] 6e April 1852". Letterpress share, one fold. leaf, recto only, filled out with pen and ink and signed by the notary "J. Commelin" and with manuscript date and names of the Dutch banks "Hope & Co, Ketwich & Vroombergh, Wed. Borski", w. loosely inserted coupon leaf.
€ (50-70) 60
65/1996 [America]. Jansen, M.H. Stoomvaart op Amerika. Goedkooper brood en meer werk. Delft, J. Waltman Jr., 1869, 45p., fold. col. lithogr. map, orig. wr.

- Wrappers frayed; sm. paper ticket on frontwr.

= Rare plea for the establishment of direct transport line between America and the Netherlands, a concept which was eventually realised with the Holland-Amerika Lijn.

AND 2 others, i.a. H. DE VRIES, Van Texas naar Florida. Reisherinneringen (Haarlem, 1913, ills., orig. hcl.).

€ (70-90) 80
65/1997  America   Labat   J  B65/1997 America Labat J B
65/1997 [America]. Labat, (J.-B.). Nieuwe Reizen naar de Franse Eilanden van America. Behelzende De Natuurlyke Historie van die Landen, derzelver Oorspronk, Zeden, Godsdienst, Regering der oude en tegenwoordige Inwoonders; als ook die der zwarte Slaaven: Beneffens de Oorlogen en voornaamste Gevallen, die in het lang verblyf van den Auteur in dat Land zyn voorgevallen. Als ook een naauwkeurige Verhandeling van het maken der Suiker, Indigo, Cochenille, Cacao, en andere nuttigheden, tot den Koophandel dienende. Dutch transl. W.C. Dyks. Amst., B. Lakeman, 1725, 2 parts (of 4) in 1 vol. (of 2) only, (2),18,350; (2),404p., engr. frontisp., 57 plates, contemp. calf w. gilt spine, sm. 4to.

- Without vol. 2 and lacking 7(?) maps/ plans; 2 lvs. loosening. Binding worn. Sold w.a.f.

= Howgego L43; Sabin 38415 (wrong collation of the plates); Alden/ Landis 725/121; Cat. NHSM I, p.268; Tiele 623; Von Hünersdorff/ Hasenkamp p.836; Mueller, Kakao p.29. "Labat went to the West Indies as a Dominican Missionary, and gives in this, his most famous work, details of all the islands he visited, and notably of Martinique and Guadeloupe. He speaks also of many of the smaller islands; of some of them this is the only early information we possess. He gives accounts of the cultivation of tobacco, sugar, indigo, etc., and many anecdotes of the inhabitants." (Cox II, p.235). Also on slavery, flora and fauna. The first Dutch edition with the same plates as the first French 8vo ed., published Paris 1722.

ADDED: an incomplete copy of (J. OLDMIXON), Het Britannische Ryk in Amerika (...) (Amst., 1721, 2 parts in 1 vol., 2 ident. engr. frontisp., half-p. vignette, contemp. vellum, sm. 4to. Lacks the 8 maps and 3 plates. Sold w.a.f.).

€ (250-350)
65/1998 [America]. Moorehead, W.K. The American Indian in the United States period 1850-1914. The present condition of the American Indian; his political history and other topics. A plea for justice. Andover, The Andover Press, 1914, 440p., 2 fold. maps, 9 plates (1x col.), portrait, num. (full-p.) ills., orig. gilt dec. cl., 4to. Cable, G.W. The Creoles of Louisiana. New York, C. Scribner's Sons, 1889, IX,(1),320p., fold. map, num. ills., orig. gilt dec. cl.

- Upper hinge strengthened. Spine-ends sl. rubbed.

AND 1 other: E.R. EMBREE, The Indians of the Americas. Historical Pageant (Boston, 1939, ills., orig. cl.).

€ (60-80) 70
65/1999 [America]. Obreen, J.A. De Noord-Amerikaansche Oorlog van 1861-1865. Leyden, A.W. Sijthoff, 1871, X,628,(1)p., 8 fold. lithogr. maps/ plans, later hmor.

- Endpapers and first/ final blanks renewed; occas. sl. foxed. = Rare. Sabin 56430.

€ (80-100) 90
65/2000 [America]. (Pauw, C. de). Recherches Philosophiques sur les Américains, ou mémoires intéressants pour servir à l'Histoire de l'Espèce humaine. Berlin, G.J. Decker, 1768-1769, 1st ed., 2 vols., (22),326,(25); (2),366,(31)p., 2 diff. woodcut title-vignettes, contemp. unif. calf, spines gilt w. 2 contrasting mor. letterpieces.

- (Sl.) foxed/ yellowed throughout; vol. 1 first free endpaper dam. Bindings sl. rubbed; vol. 2 upper joint splitting.

= Sabin 59241. A third vol. was published in 1770 as a defence of the first two against the Abbé Pernetty. "The author endeavors to show the inferior character of everything American, especially the inhabitants, and his work evoked considerable controversy" (Sabin). Frequently reprinted as a 3 vol. set.

€ (250-350)
65/2001  America   Pike  Z M65/2001 America Pike Z M
65/2001 [America]. Pike, Z.M. Reize naar Nieuw-Mexico en de binnenlanden van Louisiana, voorgegaan door eenen togt naar de bronnen der Mississippi, gedaan op last van het Gouvernement der Vereenigde Staten in de jaren 1805, 1806 en 1807. Uit het Engelsch vertaald. Tweede deel. Amst., C. Timmer, 1813, vol. 2 (of 2) only, (4),374p., 3 large fold. engr. maps, contemp. plain boards.

- Without vol. 1 (which contains no maps). Partly yellowed/ sl. browned and partly vaguely waterst. in lower corner. Binding soiled and sl. worn; foot of spine sl. dam.; frontcover loosening.

= Sabin 62840 (2 maps only). Rare Dutch translation of An account of expeditions to the sources of the Mississippi, and through the western parts of Louisiana (1810). The maps comprise: "Eerste gedeelte der Kaart van de Binnenlanden van Louisiana", "Kaart der Binnenlanden van Louisiana, vervattende alle de tot dien tijd onbekende landen, tusschen de Rivier Plata ten N. de Roode Rivier ten Z. de Mississippi ten O. en de bergen van Mexico ten W. Met een gedeelte van Nieuw Mexico en der Provincie van Texas" and "Kaart der Mississippi, van deszelfs oorsprong tot aan den mond van den Missouri (...)".

€ (300-500) 375
65/2002  America   Smet  P J  de65/2002 America Smet P J de
65/2002 [America]. Smet, P.J. de. Missien van den Orégon en Reizen naer de Rotsbergen en de bronnen der Colombia, der Athabasca en Sascatshawin in 1845-46. Ghent, Wed. Vander Schelden, 1849, 1st Dutch ed., 423p., lithogr. frontisp., title-p., 3 fold. maps and 14 views/ plates after P. VANDE STEENE, later clothbacked boards, sm. 8vo.

- Library stamp and ticket on title-p. and stamp and annot. on verso frontisp.; yellowed/ sl. browned/ foxed throughout; hinges weak and strengthened at various places. Binding worn.

= Sabin 82264; Tiele 1009; Howes D286. First Dutch translation of this work, first published in French in 1848. An earlier but different and less comprehensive edition was published in New York, 1847.

€ (150-250)
65/2003  America   Steinigeweg  C A A65/2003 America Steinigeweg C A A
65/2003 [America]. Steinigeweg, C.A.A. Amerikaansche Levenservaring. Schetsen en Lotgevallen uit het leven van een Oud-Hollandsch emigrant met eene Gids voor den Landverhuizer naar Amerika. Amst., J. van Dokkum, 1892, 217,(3)p., 24 plates by J.H. REDELAAR, orig. gilt and dec. cl.

- Upper hinge weak; sl. foxed. Spine-ends and corners sl. worn; gilt on frontcover worn off.

= Interesting journal of a Dutch carpenter who left his home in Zwolle in 1850 to emigrate to Grand Island near Buffalo in the USA. In 1851 he settled on Grand Island with approx. 80 Dutch emigrants only to return to The Netherlands after 25 years, during which he managed to become financially relatively successful. After his return to The Netherlands, one of his more remarkable feats was the building of the American Hotel on the Leidseplein in Amsterdam. This was later, after having been rebuilt in a grander fashion, to become one of the more famous hotels of Amsterdam, but by then, in 1900, Steinigeweg had died. See at length the article that Lucas Ligtenberg wrote on Grand Island and its Dutch colony: The Dutch Ghost Settlement of Grand Island, New York (http://www.aadas.nl/conferences/proceedings/dutch-ghost-settlement-grand-island-new-york).

€ (80-100) 90
65/2004  America   Valentine  D T65/2004 America Valentine D T
65/2004 [America]. Valentine, D.T. Manual of the Corporation of the City of New York, for the year 1851. New York, McSpedon & Baker, 1851, 480p., 17 (fold.) (col./ tinted) lithogr. plans/ plates/ views, orig. gilt blindst. cl.

- New endpapers. Rebacked w. use of orig. backstrip.

= Incl. some nice lithogr. views. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE LIV.

€ (150-250) 160
65/2005 [Asia]. (Johnson, J.). An account of a voyage to India, China, &c. in His Majesty's ship Caroline, performed in the years 1803-4-5, interspersed with descriptive sketches and cursory remarks. By an officer of the Caroline. London, R. Phillips, 1806, 5 parts in 1 vol., fold. engr. map, fold. table, contemp. green gilt hcalf w. 2 mor. letterpieces.

- The map foxed and w. tear (closed w. sellotape); sl. yellowed. = Cordier 2106; cf. Lust 375.

Vinne, J. van der. Bijdragen tot de kennis van het Rijk van China, voorgelezen in de Algemeene Vergadering van het Bataviaasch Genootschap van Kunsten en Wetenschappen, op den 25sten Mei 1842. Batavia, n.publ., 1842, (2),62p., title-p. printed in gold, contemp. limp marbled boards.

- Rebacked w. cloth; boards sl. wrinkled.

AND 2 others, i.a. D. SLADEN, Queer things about Japan (London, 1903, double-p. (col.) plates, orig. cl.).

€ (100-150) 100
65/2006  Asia   Salmon  T65/2006 Asia Salmon T
65/2006 [Asia]. Salmon, T. Hedendaagsche Historie, of Tegenwoordige Staat van alle Volkeren (...). III. Deel. Behelzende den Tegenwoordigen Staat van de Koninkryken Pegu, Ava, Arrakan, Acham. Als mede van het Eigentlyke India, of the ryk van den Groten Mogol en van Malabar, Kormandel, en het Eiland Ceilon. Dutch transl. and enl. ed. M. van Goch. Amst., I. Tirion, 1731, (8),680,(8)p., engr. frontisp., 2 fold. maps, 10 (fold.) plates, contemp. hcalf, gilt spine w. 2 contrast. mor. letterpieces.

- Occas. trifle/ sl. foxed, also affecting a few plates/ maps; two plates frayed in outer blank margin, the tears touching the borderline; one quire misbound; heraldic bookplate on upper pastedown. Binding rubbed/ sl. worn. Untrimmed copy.

€ (150-250) 150
65/2007  Asia   Vambéry  A65/2007 Asia Vambéry A
65/2007 [Asia]. Vambéry, A. Voyages d'un faux derviche dans l'Asie Centrale de Téhéran a Khiva, Bokhara & Samarcand par le grand désert Turkoman. French transl. E.-D. Forgues. Paris, L. Hachette & Cie., 1867, XXVII,(1),263p., fold. woodengr. map, 16 plates, contemp. gilt hcl.

- Foxed; a few (col.) pencil markings and annots.; upper corner htitle restored. Joints and spine-ends sl. rubbed.

= Famous traveller, with a great talent for languages, Vambéry travelled in various disguises through Central Asia and was one of the main travel writers to point out the threat posed by the Russian empire to British interests in Central Asia.

€ (30-50) 30
65/2008 [Atlases]. Blaeu, J. Le grand atlas ou cosmographie Blauiane. Amst., Theatrum Orbis Terrarum, 1967-1968, 12 vols., 609 double-p. maps (some col.), printed in 1000 numb. copies, orig. unif. gilt imitation vellum, large folio.

- Fine set. = Facs. reprint of the ed. Amst., 1663.

€ (600-800) 900
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