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65/2069 [Italy]. d'Aloë, S. Naples, ses monumens et ses curiosités. Avec une déscription de Pompei, Herculanum, Stabies, Paestum, Pouzzoles, Cumes, Capoue et des autres endroits célèbres des environs. Naples, Imprimerie Virgile, 1847, XV,(1),435p., fold. lithogr. plan, orig. boards.

- Some foxing. Boards sl. soiled and rubbed.

€ (50-70) 50
65/2070 [Italy]. Kephalides, A.W. Reis door Italië en Sicilië. Amst., Wed. G. Warnars en Zoon, 1818-1819, 2 vols., XVI,398; VIII,320p., 3 fold. engr. maps/ plans, 2 (fold.) plates, contemp. unif. hcalf w. 3 contrasting mor. letterpieces (1x w. "Bibliotheek I. Regiment Dragonders").

- Occas. sl. (water)stained. Bindings sl. rubbed along extremities. A fine set.

= Very rare Dutch translation of Reise durch Italien und Sicilien (first published Leipsic, 1818).

€ (150-250) 160
65/2071  Italy   Raccolta Delle Principali Vedute Antiche e Moderne della Citta' di Roma e sue Vicinanze65/2071 Italy Raccolta Delle Principali Vedute Antiche e Moderne della Citta' di Roma e sue Vicinanze
65/2071 [Italy]. Raccolta Delle Principali Vedute Antiche e Moderne della Citta' di Roma e sue Vicinanze. Rome, T. Cuccioni, 1842, engr. title-p. and 81 engr. views i.a. after F. KAISER, orig. green calf w. gilt ornaments, obl. 4to.

- Title-page foxed; a few plates sl. foxed in margins, otherwise contents clean. Spine and edges covers sl. worn.

€ (250-350) 275
65 2072 Italy Rome  Wilpert G65 2072 Italy Rome Wilpert G
65 2072 Italy Rome  Wilpert G65 2072 Italy Rome Wilpert G
65/2072 [Italy. Rome]. Wilpert, G. Roma Sotterranea. Le Pitture delle Catacombe Romane. Rome, Desclée, Lefebvre & C., 1903, text vol.: XIX,(1),549,(1)p., 54 textills.; plate vol.: 267 (col.) plates, orig. unif. hcl., folio.

- Internally fine. Bindings sl. soiled. = Impressive standard work.

€ (1.000-1.500)
65/2073 [Italy. Rome]. Wey, F. Rome. Description et Souvenirs. Paris, Hachette & Cie., 1872, VI,(4),704p., fold. col. lithogr. plan, 346 (full-p.) woodengr. ills., orig. richly gilt dec. red mor., a.e.g., 4to.

- Sl. yellowed and foxed. Binding w. a few unobtrusive scratches and stains. = Not in Rossetti.

€ (40-60) 70
65/2074  Japan   Bjilage  sic   behoorende bij van Oordt's Berichten No  12 van 1 October 190765/2074 Japan Bjilage sic behoorende bij van Oordt's Berichten No 12 van 1 October 1907
65/2074 [Japan]. "Bjilage [sic], behoorende bij "van Oordt's Berichten" No. 12 van 1 October 1907." Lithogr. broadside, 36x50 cm., Japanese text w. various handcol. ills., mounted on board together w. mounted manuscript captions "Rijstbouw in Japan. Vertaling van den tekst in v. Oordt's Berichten No.12" and explanatory index.

- Foxed and sl. yellowed.

= Van Oordt's Berichten was the first Dutch language periodical published in Japan. This broadside prob. contains the original Japanese text of an article on rice-growing, published in Dutch translation in Van Oordt's Berichten No.12.

€ (80-100)
65/2075  Japan   Guimet  E65/2075 Japan Guimet E
65/2075 [Japan]. Guimet, E. Promenades Japonaises. Paris, G. Charpentier, 1878-1880, 2 vols., num. (col.) plates and ills. by F. REGAMEY, contemp. unif. hcl. w. gilt spine, 4to.
€ (150-250) 150
65/2076  Japan   Terry  T P65/2076 Japan Terry T P
65/2076 [Japan]. Terry, T.P. Terry's guide to the Japanese empire including Korea and Formosa. With chapters on Manchuria, the Trans-Siberian railway, and the chief ocean routes to Japan. Boston/ New York, Houghton Mifflin Company, 1926, CCLXXXIII,(1),799,(77 advert.)p., 29 (fold.) col. maps/ plans, orig. giltlettered cloth, sm. 8vo.

- Small stamp on title-p; a few maps sl. strengthened w. sellotape. Good copy.

€ (60-80) 70
65/2077 Lehmann, P. Erforschung des Mittelalters. Ausgewählte Abhandlungen und Aufsätze. Stuttg., A. Hiersemann, 1959-1962, 5 vols., frontisp., orig. unif. cl. w. dustwr.

- Dustwr. sl. rubbed and repaired at top of spines. = Vol. 1 unchanged reprint of the ed. Stuttg., 1941.

€ (50-70)
65/2078 Lesson  R P65/2078 Lesson R P
65/2078 Lesson, R.P. Voyage autour du monde entrepris par ordre du gouvernement sur la corvette La Coquille. Paris, P. Pourrat frères, 1839, 2 vols., (2),510,(1); (4),547,(2)p., 41 (of 42) (fold.) (handcol.) steelengr. plates, contemp. unif. gilt burgundy hcalf.

- Lacks 1 handcol. plate; (sl.) foxed (also affecting plates); both vols. bookplate on upper pastedown. Bindings rubbed.

= Borba de Moraes I, p.475; O'Reilly/ Reitman 829; cf. Sabin 40214, Ferguson, Addenda 1347a and Hill 1012. R.P. Lesson was a naturalist on La Coquille during Duperrey's circumnavigation (1822-1825). The ship called amongst others at Brazil, New Ireland, Oualan, the Tuamotu Archipelago, Tahiti, Port Jackson, Tonga, the Moluccas, New Zealand, New Guinea, Java, St. Maurice, and St. Helena.

€ (120-150) 400
65/2079 Lexikon des Mittelalters. Ed. R. Auty a.o. Munich/ Zürich etc., Artemis a.o., 1980-1999, 10 vols. (incl. supplement and index vols.), orig. unif. cl. w. dustwr., 4to.

- Fine set. = Extremely rich reference work.

€ (150-250)
65/2080 Mair  J65/2080 Mair J
65/2080 Mair, J. A Compendious Geographical and Historical Grammar Exhibiting a Brief Survey of the Terraqueous Globe. London, W. Peacock, 1795, XXII,404,(4)p., 13 handcol. maps, contemp. mor., a.e.g., 12mo.

= Nice pocketsize grammar on geography, religion, language, customs, manners (etc.) in different countries worldwide.

€ (120-150) 130
65/2081 [Maritime history]. Campbell, J. Lives of the Admirals, and other eminent British Seamen. Containing their Personal Histories, and a Detail of all their Public Services. London, J. Applebee for J. and H. Pemberton and T. Waller, 1742-1744, 1st ed., contemp. unif. gilt calf w. mor. letterpiece.

- All vols. bookplate on upper pastedown; vol. 4 a few lvs. dogeared. Bindings worn and rubbed along extremities; joints splitting; vol. 1 frontcover loose.

= Lowndes p.361f.

€ (120-150)
65 2082  Maritime history   Charnock  J65 2082 Maritime history Charnock J
65 2082  Maritime history   Charnock  J65 2082 Maritime history Charnock J
65/2082 [Maritime history]. Charnock, J. An history of marine architecture. Including an enlarged and progressive view of the nautical regulations and naval history, both civil and military, of all nations, especially of Great Britain. London, for R. Faulder etc., 1800-1802, 3 vols., C,368; 496; 436p., engr. frontisp., 99 (large fold.) engr. and aquatint plates, early 20th cent. unif. hcalf, spines richly gilt w. 2 mor. letterpieces, large 4to.

- A very fine copy with a few unobtrusive defects: occas. sl. foxed; a few plates captions shaved. Corners and raised bands sl. rubbed/ chafed.

= The first edition of this classic work on the history of shipbuilding, this copy with an albumen print of "HMS Asia" tipped in at the end of vol. 3 (with an accomp. manuscript note on the ship by its midshipman Thomas William Oliver, dated November 1892, mounted opposite the photograph). Cat. NHSM II, p.752. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE LVI.

€ (1.500-2.500)
65/2083 [Maritime history]. Launch of No. "534" in the presence of Their Majesties the King & Queen at the Yard of John Brown & Co., Ltd. Clydebank Wednesday September 26, 1934. N.pl., n.publ., 1934, (24)p., 2 fold. plates, 10 tipped-in plates/ portaits, ills., orig. cordbound wr., folio. Boer, M.G. de. De Holland-Amerika lijn 1873-1923. Rott., N.A.S.M., 1923, 99,(4)p., ills., bookdec. and orig. gilt pict. wr. by T. NIEUWENHUIS, 4to.

= Presented to B. Mulder, 2e Machinist.

Idem. Gedenkboek der Stoomvaart Maatschappij Nederland 1870-1920. Amst., n.publ., 1920, 104p., num. (full-p.) photogr. ills., orig. wr. by H. VERSTIJNEN, 4to. - AND 13 others, i.a. NIEUW AMSTERDAM 1626-1938 (Rott.,1937, num. (fold.) (col.) ills., orig. dec. cordbound wr., folio); SOUTHAMPTON EN OMSTREKEN. Beknopte beschrijving ten dienste van passagiers van de "Rotterdamsche Lloyd" (n.pl., 1913, ills., orig. limp cl., sm. 8vo); DE REIS VAN HET S.S. "KAWI" (n.pl., n.d. (±1920), ills., orig. boards) and J.W.J. BARON VAN HAERSOLTE, Zeereizen. Handboek voor toerist en reiziger (Haarlem, 1926, ills., orig. limp cl.).

€ (80-100)
65/2084 [Maritime history]. Röding, J.H. Allgemeines Wörterbuch der Marine in allen europaeischen Seesprachen nebst vollstaendigen Erklaerungen. Amst., Graphic Publ., n.d., 4 vols., (fold.) plates, orig. unif. giltlettered cl.

= Facs. reprint of the ed. Hamburg, 1794-1798.

€ (60-80) 70
65/2085 Meerman, J. Eenige berichten omtrent het noorden en noord-oosten van Europa. The Hague, Erven I. van Cleef, 1804-1806, 6 vols., contemp. unif. stiff wr.

- Five vols. w. contemp. (dated 1805/ 1806) library loan leaf w. dates and names in pen and ink bound in front, and spine w. old ticket; all (but one) w. contemp./ old owner's entry "J.A. Hugenholtz" and annot. "de prijs is f 2. 16" on first free endpaper. Bindings worn/ dam. (i.a. covers loose(ning)). Not collated but apparently complete.

= Rare first edition. Tiele 733. Contains the journal of Meerman's travels through Russia and Scandinavia. The final 2 vols. contain i.a. P.F. SUHM, Verhaalen uit de Noordsche helden-eeuw.

€ (100-150)
65/2086 [Middle East]. Fraser, J.B. An historical and descriptive account of Persia, from the earliest ages to the present time (...). Including a description of Afghanistan and Beloochistan. Edinb., Oliver & Boyd, 1834, 472,4p., fold. steelengr. map, woodengr. title and 12 plates/ ills., orig.(?) cl. w. paper letterpiece.

- Title-p. w. contemp. owner's entry/ annots.; new endpaper. Professionally rebacked w. use of orig. backstrip.

AND 6 miscell. others, i.a. D. FORBES, Arabic Reading Lessons (London, 1864, contemp. calf); I. LEVINSOHN, The Story of my Wanderings in "The Land of my Fathers" (London/ Glasgow, n.d. (±1890, ills., orig. cl.) and a 19th cent. Arabic prayerbook(?).

€ (50-70) 70
65/2087 [Middle East]. Meulen, D. van der. Onbekend Arabië. Over rotsen en djools naar de wadi's van Hadhramaut. Amst., H. Meulenhoff, 1951, 1st ed., 291p., frontisp. portrait, fold. map, plates, orig. gilt cl. Idem. Ontwakend Arabië. Koning Ibn Sa'ud, de laatste Bedoeïenenvorst van Arabië. Ibid., idem, 1953, 1st ed., 183,(1)p., plates, orig. gilt cl. - AND 1 other: T.E. LAWRENCE, Arabië in opstand. Dutch transl. R.H.G. Nahuys (The Hague, 1927, fold. map, plates, portraits, orig. cl.).
€ (40-60)
65/2088  Militaria   Ternay  C G  d'Arsac de65/2088 Militaria Ternay C G d'Arsac de
65/2088 [Militaria]. Ternay, C.G. d'Arsac de. Traité de tactique. Ed. F. Koch. Paris, Anselin, 1832, 2nd rev. ed., 2 vols., (4),XLIII,702,(1); (4),702,(2)p., contemp. giltlettered hcalf.

- Without the atlas. Both vols. partly sl. foxed; owner's entries on upper endpaper. Bindings sl. rubbed; top of spine vol. 1 chipped.

€ (100-150)