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66/2956 Arabian nights  Duizend en één nacht Arabische Vertellingen Dutch adapt of the German and French editions by H Frijlink 66/2956 Arabian nights Duizend en één nacht Arabische Vertellingen Dutch adapt of the German and French editions by H Frijlink
66/2956 [Arabian nights]. Duizend en één nacht. Arabische Vertellingen. Dutch adapt. of the German and French editions by H. Frijlink. Amst., H. Frijlink, 1829, 9 vols., 9 diff. engr. frontisp. and 9 engr. title-p., orig. unif. publisher's boards.

- Contents fine. Most backstrips worn/ dam.; first vol. frontcover stained and w. sm. ticket.

€ (100-150)
66 2957 Architecture  Bosboom S 66 2957 Architecture Bosboom S
66/2957 [Architecture]. Bosboom, S. Cort onderwys vande vyf Colomen (...) uyt den scherpsinnigen Vinsent Schamozzy getrocken (...). Amst., J. Danckerts, n.d. (±1670), (4) text lvs., 53 engr. plates, 2 half-p. ills., modern hcl., sm. folio.

- Title-p. sl. yellowed and duststained; a few scattered sm. stains/ foxed spots. Otherwise fine.

= Fuhring 2863-2916 (different binding order of the plates but similar in contents); cf. Bierens de Haan 511 (note); Fowler p.44; BAL, Early Printed Books 1478-1840, no.331; Kat. Orn. Sammlung Berlin 2222; Kuyper p.225-226. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CXXVI.

€ (100-150) 100
66 2958 Architecture  Keyser H de 66 2958 Architecture Keyser H de
66/2958 [Architecture]. Keyser, H. de. Architectura moderna ofte Bouwinge van onsen tyt Bestaende in verscheyde soorten van gebouwen (...) alle Gedaen by den zeer-vermaerden en vernuften mr. Hendrick de Keyser (...). Amst., C. Dankerts, 1631, (2),28p., engr. title-p., 38 (of 46) (double-p.) plates, 18th cent. simple hcalf, folio.

- Lacks 8 plates; several plates dam./ lower corner lacking and duststained/ soiled; textp. waterst.; partly frayed in outer margin (occas. affecting image). Binding worn/ dam. along extremities. Sold w.a.f.

= Hollstein 1-45 ("With text by Salomon de Bray"); Guilmard p.507, 25; Kat. Orn. Bln. 2227.

BOUND WITH: Oficina Arcularia (...) Bouticque Menuiserie (...) Schriner Laden (...) Schrinwerckers Winckel waer in begrepen sijn de principaelste Stucken der Schrinwerckers Const fondamentlick gestelt ende mit nieuwe inventien verciert. Amst., In Officina Crispini Passei, 1642, engr. title and 23 (of 27) plates, folio.

- (Sl.) waterstained, soiled and frayed in outer margin; most leaves dam. in lower blank corner; title-p. and 5 plates dam. in image. Sold w.a.f.

= The first edition was published Utrecht, 1621, containing 13 plates. This is the second enlarged edition. An unchanged third ed. was published in 1651. Hollstein 174, mentioning a copy without the last plate: "With addition of more plates, marked up to the letter S" (our copy with the plates numbered in numbers instead of letters); Franken 1347; Fowler 241; Guilmard p.48: "Cette collection très remarquable"; Veldman, C. de P. and his progeny, p.262: "The multilingual title shows that the publisher was aiming at an international market. The book (...) consists of 13 [1st ed.] prints of expensive and fashionable pieces of furniture of French and Dutch design. They demonstrate that Crispijn not only had a thorough knowledge of the latest developments in furniture-making and styles of ornament, but also that he was well acquainted with the work of his predecessor, Hans Vredeman de Vries." SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CXXVII.

€ (400-600)
66 2959 Architecture  Köhler F H  ed  66 2959 Architecture Köhler F H ed
66/2959 [Architecture]. Köhler, F.H. (ed.). Thesaurus Antiquitatum. Museum des Alterthums (...) Das alte Rom. Leipsic, the author, 1829, 2 parts in 1 vol., 12; 14p., 39 (fold.) lithogr. plates, both parts orig. wr., orig. gilt hcalf, 4to.

- Sl. foxed; bookplate on upper pastedown; owner's entry on first free endpaper.

ADDED: L. BEGER, Hercules ethnicorum ex variis antiquitatum reliquiis delineatus (N.pl., 1705, 37 (of 38) engr. pages, contemp boards, folio.).

€ (50-70) 50
66 2960 Architecture  Nicholson P 66 2960 Architecture Nicholson P
66/2960 [Architecture]. Nicholson, P. The Principles of Architecture, containing the Fundamental Rules of the Art, in Geometry, Arithmetic, & Mensuration (...). London, J. Barfield and T. Gardiner, 1809, 2nd rev. ed., 3 vols., XXXIII,(3),263,(1); XVI,81,(3); XIX,(1),114p., 218 engr. plates, contemp. unif. boards w. paper letterpiece.

- Partly (heavily) browned and foxed; all vols. old owner's entry on title-p. Vol. 1 lacks backstrip and frontcover loose(ning); vol. 2 portion of backstrip lacking.

= Rare.

€ (150-250) 160
66 2961 Architecture  Normand C 66 2961 Architecture Normand C
66/2961 [Architecture]. Normand, C. De Vignola der ambachtslieden, of gemakkelijke wijze om de vijf bouworders te teekenen, deuren, vensters en onderscheiden boogen, taflementen en eenvoudige kornissen de gepaste evenredigheden te geven, overeenkomstig met de hoogte der gebouwen. Dutch transl. J. van Straaten. Amst., S. de Grebber, 1824, (2),XIV,84p., engr. frontisp., title and 36 plates, contemp. hcalf, 4to.

- Trifle smudged; some (contemp.?) annots. in pencil on verso of last plate. Covers rubbed.

= Cf. Bierens de Haan 4634 (ed. 1821).

€ (150-250)
66 2962 Architecture  Tieleman van der Horst/ Poley J 66 2962 Architecture Tieleman van der Horst/ Poley J
66/2962 [Architecture]. Tieleman van der Horst/ Poley, J. Theatrum machinarum universale; of keurige verzameling van verscheide grote en zeer fraaie waterwerken, schutsluizen, waterkeringen, ophaal- en draaibruggen. Amst., P. Schenk en Zoon/ P. Schenk, 1736/ 1737, 2 parts in 1 vol., (6),14; (4),12p., title-vignette, double-p. dedication, 55 fold./ double-p. engr. plates (numb. 1-25/ 1-24 and 1-6), contemp. hcalf w. mor. letterpiece, large folio.

- As usual without the separate textvol. and without the textleaf to the final 6 plates. Binding worn along extremities; foot of spine dam. Very fine copy.

= The finest Dutch book on the construction of bridges and sluices. The final 6 plates concern "De nieuwe duyker sluys tot Lutje Schardam, of anders genaamt den Horn". Bierens de Haan 4836. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CXXVII.

€ (800-1.000)
66 2963 Architecture Scamozzi V  Vermaarsch J 66 2963 Architecture Scamozzi V Vermaarsch J
66/2963 [Architecture. Scamozzi, V.]. Vermaarsch. J. Grondige bewys-redenen der Bouw-Kunst, over den sin en Practijk van den autheur Vincent Scamozzi, waar in Klaar werd bewesen, dat men door een wel-verdeelde Timmermans Duym-stok also wel, als door parten, of minuten, den Autheur Scamozzi, Palladio en Vinjola &c. hare Vijf Colommen kan uytwerken. Enl. ed. by J. Dankerts. Amst., J. Dankerts, 1689, 68p., engr. title-p., 31 (fold.) engr. plates, contemp. vellum, sm. 4to.

- A few lvs./ plates loose(ning); (badly) foxed throughout (occas. also stained); libr. stamps on engr. title, printed title and on final textleaf and final blank, as well as on verso of both covers (pastedowns lacking) . Binding dustsoiled.

= Not in Fowler. Scarce edition.

€ (200-300)
66/2964 (Arnauld, A. and Nicole, P.). La Perpetuité de la foy de l'église catholique touchant l'eucharistie, deffendue Contre le Livre du Sieur Claude, Ministre de Charenton. Paris, C. Savreux, 1669, 1st ed., 2 parts in 1 vol., (52),1176; 84,(4)p., engr. title-vignette, contemp. calf w. gilt spine, 4to.

- Dampstained in top margin almost throughout. Corners worn; backstrip and upper joint dam.

AND 5 others, various languages, i.a. J. ANTELMIUS, De Veris Operibus. Ss. Pp. Leonis Magni et Prosperi Aquitani Dissertationes Criticae (Paris, 1689, contemp. calf w. gilt spine, 4to. First few leaves sl. dampstained; binding sl. worn along extremities and covers rubbed) and P. BESSAEUS, Novi, et rari conceptus Theologici In singulos Dies Quadragesimae, et festa paschalia (Cologne, 1630, woodcut title vignette, contemp. blindst. calf, sm. 4to. Partly browned; top of spine sl. dam.).

€ (100-150)
66 2965 Arnhem  Hasselt G van 66 2965 Arnhem Hasselt G van
66/2965 [Arnhem]. (Hasselt, G. van). Kronijk van Arnhem. Arnhem, W. Troost en Zoon, 1790, (2),312p., orig. wr.

- Annot. in pen on verso frontwr. and some underlining in red crayon. Otherwise fine.

= Van Herwijnen 814. Scarce.

AND 1 other: J.W. STAATS EVERS, Kroniek van Arnhem van 1789 tot 1868 (ibid., 1868, modern hcl. w. orig. frontwr. laid down. Htitle repaired).

€ (70-90) 80
66/2966 [Artist's manuals]. (Batteux, Ch.). Les beaux arts reduits a un même principe. Leyden, E. Luzac, 1753, XX,(4),266,(10)p., contemp. gilt calf w. mor. letterpiece, 12mo. - ADDED 1 other: J. DELILLE, La Pitié, poëme (Paris, 1803, 4 engr. plates, contemp. hcalf).
€ (50-70) 80
66 2967 Artists' manuals  Du Fresnoy  C A  66 2967 Artists' manuals Du Fresnoy C A
66/2967 [Artists' manuals]. Du Fresnoy, (C.A.). De Schilderkonst, eerst in Latynze Vaerzen beschreven (...). En met aantekeningen verrykt door den heer De Piles, nevens een zamenspraak over het koloriet. Dutch transl. J. Verhoek. Amst., G. de Groot, 1733, 2nd ed., (40),173,(21),30,62p., engr. title and divisional title by M. ELGERSMA after J. VERHOEK, contemp. blindst. calf.

- Occas. sl. waterstained; sl. wormholed throughout; hinges weak; owner's entry on first free endpaper. Lacks portion at foot of spine; frontcover sl. dam.; joints rubbed.

= Also contains a list with French/ Dutch art terms. Cf. Kunst op Schrift 196.

€ (150-250) 160
66 2968 Artists' manuals  Bosse A 66 2968 Artists' manuals Bosse A
66/2968 [Artists' manuals]. Bosse, A. Algemeene Manier van de Hr. Desargues, tot de practyk der perspectiven, gelijk tot die der Meet-Kunde, met de kleine Voet-maat, mitsgaders der plaatsen, en proportien van de sterke en flaauwe Rakingen, of Kleuren. Dutch transl. J. Bara. - BOUND AS USUAL WITH: Idem. Algemeen middel tot de practijck der doorzight-kunde op tafereelen, of regel-lose buytengedaenten. Mitsgaders eenige bezonderheden, nopende dees kunst, en die der plaet-snijdingh. Amst., J. Dankerts, 1686, 2 parts in 1 vol., (8),154; 40p., 2 diff. engr. titles, div. title, fold. engr. frontisp. to the second part, 188 plates (1x fold.), contemp. vellum, sm. 8vo.

- A few plates loose(ning); occas. trifle damp- or duststained. Undisturbing owner's entry on frontcover. Otherwise fine.

= Bierens de Haan 522 (first work, ed. 1694) and 523 (second work, ed. 1664); DSB III, p.333-334 (Bosse) and IV, p.46-51 (Desargues). The famous universal method of perspective by Abraham Bosse (1602-1676). Cat. Spelman, The complete artist 186 (other ed.): "Bosse was the first professor of perspective at the Academie Royale and "one of the last great defenders of geometrically correct perspective construction". His unacknowledged appropriation of his fellow academician Desargue's work, in attempting to formulate a complete theory of painting based upon the principles of scientific perspective, led to his dismissal from the Academie."

€ (200-300) 210
66 2969 Artists' manuals  Goeree W 66 2969 Artists' manuals Goeree W
66/2969 [Artists' manuals]. Goeree, W. Natuurlyk en Schilderkonstig Ontwerp der Menschkunde: Leerende niet alleen de Kennis van de Gestalte, Proportie, Schoonheyd, Muskelen, Bewegingen, Actien, Passien, en Welstand der Menschbeelden. Tot de Teykenkunde, Schilderkunde, Beeldhouwery, Bootseer en Giet-Oeffening toepassen; Maar ook hoe zig een Mensch na deselve Regelen, in allerhande Doeninge van Gaan, Staan, Loopen, Torssen, Dragen, Arbeyden, Spreke en andere Gebeerde, Bevallig en Verstandelyk aanstellen zal. Amst., J. Graal, 1730, 2nd ed., (17),431,(23)p., engr. frontisp., 12 (fold.) plates, 19 (nearly all full-p.) ills., contemp. vellum.

- A few plates dam.; endpapers browned; occas. dustsoiled. Vellum sl. dried.

= Kunst op Schrift 420. "Goeree's most important contribution to the theory of proportions" (Bolten p.214).

€ (250-350) 275
66 2970 Artists' manuals  Hocquart E and Gessner S  66 2970 Artists' manuals Hocquart E and Gessner S
66 2970 Artists' manuals  Hocquart E and Gessner S  66 2970 Artists' manuals Hocquart E and Gessner S
66/2970 [Artists' manuals]. (Hocquart, E. and Gessner, S.). Le maitre de miniature, de gouache et d'aquarelle. Ouvrage dédié à la jeunesse. Paris, Lecerf and P. Blanchard, n.d. (1820), 176p., handcol. engr. frontisp., title and 13 partly handcol. aquatint/ stipple-engr. etched plates, orig. engr. boards, obl. 12mo.

- Weak hinges; leaf and one plate w. rubbed spot; sl. (finger)soiled. Lacks backstrip; boards soiled.

= Rare artists's manual (for children?).

€ (70-90)
66 2971 Artists' manuals  Houbraken A 66 2971 Artists' manuals Houbraken A
66/2971 [Artists' manuals]. Houbraken, A. De groote schouburgh der Nederlantsche konstschilders en schilderessen (...) zynde een vervolg op het schilderboek van K. van Mander. Amst., "voor den Autheur", 1718-1721, 1st ed., 3 vols., (12),381,(9); (2),361,(7); (4),408,(7)p., engr. frontisp., dedic. leaf, armorial vignette, portr. of the author, 41 plates with 1-4 portraits of Dutch painters, 5 other plates (2 fold.), several textills. (incl. 1 curious mezzotint), contemp. unif. hcalf w. mor. letterpiece.

- All vols. trifle browned; vol.1 ticket tipped to last free endpaper. Spines sl. rubbed; all vols. lacking calf over corners.

= Chamberlin 2008: "As valuable for the 17th century in the Low Countries as Van Mander is for the 16th"; Arntzen/Rainwater H97: "Important source".

€ (150-250) 160
66 2972 Artists' manuals  Houten H van 66 2972 Artists' manuals Houten H van
66/2972 [Artists' manuals]. Houten, H. van. Verhandelinge Van de Grontregelen der Doorzigtkunde, of Tekenkonst (Perspectief), Leerende de middelen en wyze, hoe alles in de Doorzigtkunde, kan werden afgeteekend. Zeer dienstig voor Bouwmeesters, Schilders, Teekenaars, enz. Amst., J. ten Hoorn, 1705, (4),76p., large title-engr., 53 fold. engr. plates, text ills., contemp. vellum, 4to.

- Backcover sl. stained. Otherwise a very fine and clean copy.

= Bierens de Haan 2153.1. Not in Kunst op schrift. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CXXVII.

€ (400-600) 650
66 2973 Artists' manuals  Jarle 66 2973 Artists' manuals Jarle
66 2973 Artists' manuals  Jarle 66 2973 Artists' manuals Jarle
66/2973 [Artists' manuals]. Jarle. Barème des Couleurs ou Les Teintes Faites, au nombre de 616, classées et numérotées; comprenant presque toutes les Couleurs qui existent dans la nature, avec indication de les composer sans Maitre. Brussels, Van den Burggraaf, n.d. (±1835), 3rd ed., 13,(2 blank)p., lithogr. title-p. and 22 plates each w. 28 handcol. circular colour examples, orig. printed boards, obl. 8vo.

- Plates trifle/ sl. yellowed (1x sl. browned); title-p. foxed; textlvs. sl. foxed; upper and lower hinges weakening. Boards sl. rubbed/ soiled/ trifle foxed; joints starting.

= Nice and very rare colouring manual, the first two plates each showing 7 'natural colours' in 4 shades each; the following plates showing colours made with a mixture of two to four natural colours. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CXXVIII.

€ (150-250) 800
66 2974 Artists' manuals  Lairesse G de 66 2974 Artists' manuals Lairesse G de
66/2974 [Artists' manuals]. Lairesse, G. de. Groot schilderboek, Waar in de Schilderkonst in al haar delen grondig werd onderweezen, ook door Redeneeringen en Prentverbeeldingen verklaard; Met Voorbeelden uit de beste Konststukken der Oude en Nieuwe Puikschilderen bevestigd, en derzelver Wel- en Misstand aangeweezen. Haarlem, J. Marshoorn, 1740, 2nd enl. ed., 2 vols., (56),434,(33); 400,(28)p., engr. frontisp., 2 title-vignettes, 66 (fold.) plates, portrait of the author, contemp. unif. gilt hcalf w. 2 contrasting mor. letterpieces.

- Occas. partly waterst. and soiled (1st vol. worse). Spine-ends carefully restored.; sl. worn along extremities.

= Kunst op schrift 342/ 343; Arntzen/ Rainwater H100; Kat. Orn. Berl. 4626; Timmers, Lairesse p.49ff.

BOUND WITH: Grondlegginge ter teekenkonst, zijnde een korte en zekere weg om door middel van de geometrie of meetkunde, de Teekenkonst volkomen te leeren. Amst., J. Hartig, 1727, 2nd ed., (14),115p., engr. frontispice, title-vignette, 9 plates, 7 ills.

- Partly (water)st. and soiled; one leaf loose; a few blank corners missing; sm. hole in frontisp.

€ (200-300)
66 2975 Artists' manuals  Mander K van 66 2975 Artists' manuals Mander K van
66/2975 [Artists' manuals]. Mander, K. van. Het Leven der Doorluchtige Nederlandsche en eenige Hoogduitsche schilders. Ed. J. de Jongh. Amst., S. van Esveldt, 1764, 2 vols., (32),354,(3); (2),271,(59)p., engr. frontisp., portr. of the author and 51 plates (each w. 2 or 3 portraits), later unif. marbled boards w. mor. letterpiece.

- Annots. on first free endpaper; owner's entry mounted on final free endpaper; trifle yellowed; sl. stained; sl. rubbed on spine-ends and joints.

= Kunst op schrift 586; Arntzen/ Rainwater H69 (eds. 1604 and 1618); Chamberlin 2018; Bibl. Belg. M105; Van Someren I,212.

BOUND WITH: Naauwkeurige notitie van het uitmuntend cabinet schilderyen, beelden en beeldwerken, teekeningen en prenten (...). Amst., C.W. Röpcke, 1771, 94,(1)p.

€ (100-150) 100