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66/2389 [Hunting and falconry]. Stonehenge. British Rural Sports; comprimising shooting, hunting, coursing (...). London, F. Warne & co., 1875, 12th ed., XVIII,(2),960p., 24 woodengr. plates and num. ills., orig. gilt dec. and pict. cl.

- First and last few lvs. sl. foxed; lower hinge sl. weak. Spine-ends worn/ frayed; backstrip w. sm. tear.

Hamilton, A. The Red Deer of Exmoor. Ibid., H. Cox, 1907, XIV,(4),363p., plates, orig. giltlettered cl.

- Sl. foxed. Joints partly worn.

Anstruther Thomson, J. Hints to Huntsmen. Cupar, J. & G. Innes, n.d., 3rd ed., 21p., orig. limp giltlettered cl., 12mo.

- Sl./ trifle foxed; owner's entry on title-p. = Rare.

AND 3 others, i.a. W.B. DANIEL, Rural Sports. Vol. 1 (London, 1812, engr. title and plates, contemp. hcalf w. mor. letterpiece. Poor copy, frontcover detached).

€ (70-90)
66/2390 [Hunting and falconry]. Thier, L. de. La chasse au coq de bruyère. Paris, A. Goin, n.d. (1860), VIII,157p., contemp. red hcalf. - BOUND WITH: Crahay, J. (= P. Eymard). Chasse au petits oiseaux suivie d'une notice sur le rossignol. Ibid., idem, n.d. (±1860), 2nd ed., 138,(2)p. - AND BOUND WITH: Quepat, N. (= R. Pacquet). Le chasseur d'alouettes au miroir et au fusil. Ibid., idem, n.d. (±1870), 1st ed., 107,(1)p., woodengr. ills.

- Second and third part foxed. Spine chafed and spine-ends worn; boardedges rubbed.

= All three parts are rare volumes on bird hunting. Ad.1 Thiebaud 894; Souhart 458 (on bird hunting in the Belgian Ardennes); ad. 2 Thiebaud 364; Souhart 119; ad. 3 Thiebaud 709.

€ (100-150)
66 2391 Hunting and falconry  Thon C F G 66 2391 Hunting and falconry Thon C F G
66/2391 [Hunting and falconry]. Thon, C.F.G. Volledig Onderwijs in alle Soorten van Afrigting van Honden tot de uitoefening der groote en kleine Jagt noodig, en om dezelven daarbij doeltreffend te gebruiken (...). Een noodwendig Handboek voor ieder Liefhebber van de Jagt en eigenaar van Honden. Arnhem, J.G. Meijer, 1833, XVIII,328p., lithogr. title, frontisp. and fold. plan, orig. publ. boards.

- First and last few lvs. (incl. plan) and a few quires in the middle waterstained in upper part/ margin; owner's entry and stamp on first free endpaper. Boards rubbed, worn along edges.

= Lindner 11.2493.01; Souhart p.460; not in Schwerdt.

€ (100-150) 110
66 2392 Hunting and falconry  Verster van Wulverhorst A H 66 2392 Hunting and falconry Verster van Wulverhorst A H
66/2392 [Hunting and falconry]. Verster van Wulverhorst, A.H. Geschiedkundige aanteekeningen over het jagtwezen, sedert de vroegste tijden. Amst., L. van der Vinne, 1840, 192p., 3 plates (1x engr. and 2x fold. lithogr.), orig. printed limp boards.

- Usual foxing. Spine splitting.

= Lindner 11.2505.01: "Noch immer unentbehrliches Hilfsmittel zum Studium der Geschichte der Jagd in den Niederlanden." Soumart p.482.

€ (300-500)
66/2393 [Hunting and falconry]. Warmelo, W.L. Achter de honden van de Koninklijke Veluwsche Jachtvereeniging. N.pl., Koninklijke Veluwsche Jachtvereeniging, n.d. (±1900), 139,(1)p., frontisp. portr., ills., orig. dec. cl. w. mounted plate, 4to.

- Bookblock loose. Covers soiled and w. owner's entry on frontcover.

= With dedication on verso first free endpaper: "Eereprijs aangeboden door den 1ste Luitenant der Huzaren J.M. Benteyn voor het concours der Cavalerie revolver schietvereniging: "Kilacadmon" K.M.A. Breda 8 mei 1902"..

Handboek voor den jachtopzichter. Deventer, A.E. Kluwer, (1925), 2nd enl. and rev. ed., (8),200p., ills., orig. hcl.

- Some underlining in col. pencil. = Rare.

AND 2 others, i.a. P.W. STOFFELS, Jachtavontuur van Burgemeester Dikkerdak en andere verhalen (Utr., 1898, 3 col. lithogr. plates, orig. dec. cl.).

€ (70-90) 80
66/2394 [Hunting and falconry]. Das Weidwerk in Wort und Bild. Illustrierte jagdliche Unterhaltungsblätter zur Deustchen Jäger-Zeitung. Vol. 9, 10, 12 and 21. Neudamm, J. Neumann, 1899-1912, 5 vols. (1x duplicate), num. (col.) plates and ills., orig. unif. dec. cl.

- Boardedges (sl.) rubbed.

€ (100-150)
66/2395 Hunting and falconry  Lot of 3 hunting reports 66/2395 Hunting and falconry Lot of 3 hunting reports
66/2395 [Hunting and falconry]. Lot of 3 hunting reports, 3x folded leaf, with tinted (1x)/ col. (2x) lithogr. borders w. hunting scenes and castles/ mansions by A. GROEGER (Oels), (3)p./ (3)p./ (2)p., filled out in pen and ink, dated 1853/ 1858 and 1865.
€ (60-80) 70
66 2396 Hunting and falconry  Lot of 6 photographs 66 2396 Hunting and falconry Lot of 6 photographs
66/2396 [Hunting and falconry]. Lot of 6 photographs, various sizes, ±1880-1950, showing hunting parties, hunters and gamekeepers. - ADDED: a few related ephemera, i.a. 2 medallions (i.a. of the "Zuid-Hollandsche Jachtvereeniging").
€ (50-70)
66 2397 Husbandry  Chomel N 66 2397 Husbandry Chomel N
66/2397 [Husbandry]. Chomel, N. Algemeen huishoudelijk-, natuur-, zedekundig- en konst- woordenboek, Vervattende veele middelen om zijn goed te vermeerderen, en zijne gezondheid te behouden (...). Leyden/ Leeuw., J. le Mair/ J.A. de Chalmot, 1778, 2nd rev. and enl. ed. by J.A. DE CHALMOT, 7 vols., engr. frontisp., 100 engr. fold. plates (1 with scores), contemp. gilt hcalf w. 2 contrasting mor. letterpieces, 4to. Chalmot, J.A. de. Vervolg op M. Noël Chomel. Algemeen huishoudelijk-, natuur-, zedekundig- en konst- woordenboek. Kampen/ Amst., J.A. de Chalmot/ J. Yntema, 1786-1793, 9 vols., 53 fold. engr. plates, bound unif. w. the preceding, 4to.

- Sl. yellowed; occas. trifle foxed. Backstrips of 2nd title numbered in pen and ink; a few vols. lacking portions at spine-ends; paper over boards occas. worn away. Fine set.

= Typical 18th century handbook/ encyclopedia for the "complete landlord", covering all aspects of managing a mansion during the Ancien Regime. Deals i.a. with breeding of all kinds of animals (for instance bees, pigeons, silkworms); agriculture, viniculture etc.; handicrafts, gardening, banking etc. etc. But also on secrets how to live to an old age, the making of artificial stones, oil- and waterpainting. A mine of contemporary knowledge. Thiébaud p.204 (note) and p.203f (on the French edition).

€ (700-900) 700
66 2398 Husbandry  Chomel N 66 2398 Husbandry Chomel N
66 2398 Husbandry  Chomel N 66 2398 Husbandry Chomel N
66 2398 Husbandry  Chomel N 66 2398 Husbandry Chomel N
66/2398 [Husbandry]. Chomel, N. Algemeen huishoudelijk-, natuur-, zedekundig- en konst- woordenboek, Vervattende veele middelen om zijn goed te vermeerderen, en zijne gezondheid te behouden (...). Leyden/ Leeuw., J. le Mair/ J.A. de Chalmot, 1778, 2nd rev. and enl. ed. by J.A. DE CHALMOT, 7 vols., engr. frontisp., 100 engr. fold. plates (1 with scores), contemp. calf w. gilt spine w. 2 contrast. mor. letterpieces (vol.1)/ contemp. unif. gilt hcalf w. 2 contrasting mor. letterpieces (vol.2-7), 4to.

- A few lvs. yellowed/ browned/ foxed in first vol. First vol. joints splitting; spines and board edges rubbed; corners showing.

= Typical 18th century handbook/ encyclopedia for the "complete landlord", covering all aspects of managing a mansion during the Ancien Regime. Deals i.a. with breeding of all kinds of animals (for instance bees, pigeons, silkworms); agriculture, viniculture etc.; handicrafts, gardening, banking etc. etc. But also on secrets how to live to an old age, the making of artificial stones, oil- and waterpainting. A mine of contemporary knowledge. Most plates show the various techniques of trapping birds and other animals. Thiébaud p.204 (note) and p.203f (on the French edition). SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE XCI.

€ (400-600)
66/2399 [Husbandry]. Chomel, N. Algemeen huishoudelijk-, natuur-, zedekundig- en konst- woordenboek, Vervattende veele middelen om zijn goed te vermeerderen, en zijne gezondheid te behouden (...). Leyden/ Leeuw., J. le Mair/ J.A. de Chalmot, 1778, 2nd rev. and enl. ed. by J.A. DE CHALMOT, 6 (of 7) vols., engr. frontisp., 73 engr. fold. plates (1 with scores), sl. later unif. hcalf w. mor. letterpiece, 4to.

- Lacks 7th vol. Large paper copy; occas. sl. yellowed. Spines creased; spine-ends worn/ dam.

= Typical 18th century handbook/ encyclopedia for the "complete landlord", covering all aspects involved in managing a mansion during the Ancien Regime. Deals i.a. with the breeding of all kinds of animals (for instance of bees, pigeons, silkworms); agriculture, viniculture etc.; handicrafts, gardening, banking etc. etc. But also on secrets to how to become old, the making of artificial stones, oil- and waterpainting. A mine of contemporary knowledge.

€ (150-250)
66 2400 Husbandry  Chomel N 66 2400 Husbandry Chomel N
66/2400 [Husbandry]. Chomel, N. Dictionnaire oeconomique, Contenant divers moïens d'augmenter son bien et de conserver sa santé (...). Ed. J. Maret and P. Roger. Amst., J. Covens & C. Mortier, 1732-1740, 3rd rev. ed., 4 parts in 2 vols., (10),424; (2),400; (8),496; (2),482p., engr. dedic. plate, 11 (fold./ double-p.) plates, num. engr./ woodcut ills. i.a. by B. PICART, contemp. unif. calf w. gilt spines, folio.

- Both vols. partly waterstained (vol. I worse and also occas. moulded). Both vols. backstrip sl. dam., joints splitting and corners rubbed.

= Typical 18th century handbook/ encyclopaedia containing a mine of practical knowledge enabling the landlord of a mansion to manage his day-to-day affairs in a responsible manner. Including the Supplement. Nice illustrations.

€ (200-300)
66 2401 Ichthyology  Bleeker P 66 2401 Ichthyology Bleeker P
66/2401 [Ichthyology]. Bleeker, P. Bijdrage tot de kennis der makreelachtige visschen van den Soenda-Molukschen archipel. N.pl., n.publ., n.d. (Batavia, Bataviaasch Genootschap van Kunsten en Wetenschappen), 8 parts in 1 vol., 93,(1); 28; 32; 52; 32; 26; 38; 92p., 7 fold. lithogr. plates, modern hcl., large 4to.

- Plates sl. waterstained in top (1x affecting image) and lower margin; one plate 2 sm. holes in fold. section; yellowed.

= Published in the series Verhandelingen van het Bataviaasch Genootschap van Kunsten en Wetenschappen. Apart from the Makreelachtige visschen, Bleeker deals i.a. with the following fish: "Snoekachtige Visschen", "Haringachtige Visschen", "Blootkakige Visschen" and "Balistini" and "Ostraciones". SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE XCI.

Schlegel, H. Abhandlungen aus dem Gebiete der Zoologie und vergleichenden Anatomie. 1. Heft [Cetaceen] (Leyden, 1841, 1 vol. (of 3), 6 lithogr. plates, orig. wr., large 4to. Dogeared; wr. sl. foxed; libr. stamp on title-p. and frontwr.).

€ (100-150)
66 2402 Lydekker R 66 2402 Lydekker R
66/2402 Lydekker, R. Library of Natural History. New York/ Akron/ Chicago, Saalfeld Publishing Company, 1904, 6 vols., 6 diff. col. lithogr. frontisp., 124 full-p. plates (of which 66 col.), over 2000 ills., unif. orig. hmor.

- Occas. sl. foxed. Vol. 1 first free endpaper loosening and w. owner's entry in ink. Sl. worn along extremities.

€ (50-70) 50
66 2403 Martinet J F 66 2403 Martinet J F
66/2403 Martinet, J.F. Katechismus der natuur. Amst., J. Allart, 1778-1779, 1st ed./ 3rd ed. (vol. 1), 4 vols., 4 diff. engr. frontisp. and 32 (fold./ handcol.) plates, contemp. unif. polished mottled calf, richly gilt spine w. mor. letterpiece. - (Each vol.) BOUND WITH: Idem. Natuurkundige en ophelderende aanmerkingen (...). Ibid., J. van Selm, 1778-1779, 1st/ 2nd ed.(1st part), 4 parts.

- Contents w. minor imperfections; third vol. top of spine sl. dam.; corners partly showing, otherwise extremities sl. rubbed. A fine and attractive copy.

= The binder's index only calls for the 4 frontisp. and 20 plates. Our copy contains extra plates from later enlarged editions, as is often the case. B. Paasman, J.F. Martinet, p.100; Bierens de Haan 3061. "Uit dit werk, dat zich tot de grote groep geïnteresseerde leken richtte, kan men de 18e-eeuwse opvattingen leren kennen, niet alleen op het gebied van de biologie, maar ook op dat van de astrologie, geologie, fysica, meteorologie en ook filosofie, theologie en psychologie. Men vindt er vele gegevens over de zeden en gewoonten van de 18e-eeuwer, alsmede over het leven van de auteur zelf. Het bevat tientallen verwijzingen naar bekende tijdgenoten en naar plaatsen en landstreken uit de Republiek, vooral naar Zutphen en omgeving, en naar andere gebieden waar Martinet gewoond heeft, zoals Edam en wijde omgeving en de Meijereij van Den Bosch." (Paasman p.47).

€ (120-150) 140
66 2404 Martinet J F 66 2404 Martinet J F
66 2404 Martinet J F 66 2404 Martinet J F
66/2404 Martinet, J.F. Katechismus der natuur. Amst., J. Allart, 1782-1789, 4 vols., 5th ed., 4 diff. engr. frontisp., 31 (fold.) plates (5x handcol.), contemp. unif. hcalf w. mor. letterpiece.

- Lacks 2 portraits, two tears in fold. (handcol.) plates; sl. stained; vol.1 occas. waterstained and hinges weak. Backstrip worn/ dam.; lower edge frontcover of vol. 1 inkstained.

= Landwehr, Dutch Books w. Col. Plates 120.

€ (70-90)
66 2405 Mathematics and physics  Hess F 66 2405 Mathematics and physics Hess F
66/2405 [Mathematics and physics]. Hess, F. Boomerangs, Aerodynamics and Motion. Gron., Rijksuniv. Groningen, 1975, 555p., num. ills., tables and diagrams, fold-out board stereopticon in rear pocket, orig. wr., 4to.

- Owner's entry on first free endpaper. Rubbed along extremities; spine creased. = Thesis.

€ (70-90) 120
66 2406 Mathematics and physics  Snellius W 66 2406 Mathematics and physics Snellius W
66/2406 [Mathematics and physics]. Snellius, W. Eratosthenes batavus. De terrae ambitus vera quantitate. Leyden, J. à Colster, 1617, 1st ed., (12),263,(1)p., woodcut title-vignette and text diagrams, contemp./ sl. later blindst. calf, sm. 4to.

- A few mathematical annots. in pen and pencil on blanks; one sm. burnhole in outer blank margin of title-p. Endpapers loose; upper joint showing; binding worn/ rubbed along extremities.

= Contemp. owner's entry of "Fletcher" on verso final blank. Bierens de Haan 4391; Norman 1963: "With the development of their oceanic commerce, the Dutch became very interested in the most accurate possible determination of the length of a degree of longitude. A professor of mathematics at the University of Leiden, Snel undertook the task of using the method of triangulation first proposed by Gemma Frisius in 1533 but developed by Snel to such an extent that he may rightfully be called one of its founders." SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE XCI.

€ (1.500-2.500) 2100
66/2407 [Mathematics and physics]. Westen, W. van. Mathematische vermaecklyckheden. Te samen gevoeght Van verscheyden geneughlijcke en boertige Werckstucken soo uyt Arithmetica, Geometria, Astronomia, Geographia, Cosmographia, Musica, Physica, Optica, Catoptrica, Architectonica, Sciotetica, als uyt andere ongehoorde Mysterien meer. Amst., Weduw' van Theunis Jacobsz. [part I]/ Weduw' Loots-Man [part II and III], 1673, 6th rev. and corr. ed. [part I], 3 parts in 1 vol., (16),229,(11); 55,(5); 34,(2)p., 60 woodcut ills. (incl. title-vignettes to part II and III), contemp. vellum, sm. 8vo.

- Partly sl. yellowed and fingersoiled. Spine darkened.

= Bierens de Haan 5302 (publ. widow Loots-Mans, sl. diff. collation); Muller 771 (ed. 1641); De Vries 499 and Versnel 989 (both ed. 1644); Philip, A bibliography of firework books W070.6 (publ. widow Theunis Jacobsz., sl. diff. collation); the last part deals i.a. with fireworks. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE

€ (400-600)
66 2408 Mathematics and physics  Wiedeburg B 66 2408 Mathematics and physics Wiedeburg B
66/2408 [Mathematics and physics]. Wiedeburg, B. Einleitung zu der höhern Mathesi darinn der Grund Zu der Buchstaben-Rechnung, Geometria Curuarum, Analysi endlicher und unendlicher Grössen (...). Jena, Widow J. Meyers, 1726, (24),820,(10)p., 81 fold. engr. plates, contemp. calf, sm. 8vo.

- Preliminary leaves and first 24 pages (water)stained; 3 plates dam.; title-p. dam. and w. 2 libr. stamps; all plates sl. creased in outer margin. Spine-ends trifle rubbed.

= Rare. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE XCII.

€ (200-300)