2896 - 3632 OLD AND RARE BOOKS
- Endpapers partly browned. Spines and corners worn.
= Kunst op schrift 586; Arntzen/ Rainwater H69 (eds. 1604 and 1618); Chamberlin 2018; Bibl. Belg. M105; Van Someren I, 212.
- Wormholed (between 3 and 5 wormholes throughout the book); first half of text sl. waterstained in upper right quarter; plates occas. sl. fingersoiled in lower blank corner. Otherwise a clean copy.
= Fuhring 11477-11557; New Holstein 363-435 and 44-49, 54-55; cf. Millard III, 62; Fowler 433 (under J. Vredemann de Vries). SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CXXVIII.
- A few plates sl. frayed along edges. Binding worn along extremities; upper joint split(ting); spine-ends chipped (top of spine repaired w. tape); corners showing.
= Bierens de Haan 3759 (1st ed., 1789); cf. Kat. Orn. Berlin 4740.
- Title backed and sl. dam.; marginally waterstained and trifle frayed in outer blank margin (occas. affecting border of ill.); map and one ill. touched w. colour; map vaguely waterstained, w. sm. wormhole at top and some false folds; leaf *2 repaired tear.
= Tiele 765. The much enlarged and rare edition of Montanus' De Wonderen van 't Oosten, first published in 1651.
- Occas. sl. browned; one leaf w. sm. burnhole. Foot of spine dam.; joints splitting at spine-ends. Despite these sm. defects, a very fine copy.
= Hill 1257; cat. NHSM p.258; Aboussouan 689; Atabey 884 (with 2 (double-p.) ills.); cf. Henze III, p.638f; cf. Cox I, p.248f (both listing the first edition Schleswig, 1647); not in Blackmer. Famous travel account written by A. Olearius (Ölschläger), Danish secretary to the mission sent by the Duke of Holstein-Gottorp to the Czar of Russia and the Shah of Persia in 1633-39. During his travels Olearius collected valuable information on Russian customs and tradition. This translation is a reprint of the ed. Leyden, P. van der Aa, 1719 (the engraved title still with this imprint). From the library of Bob Luza, with his bookplate on upper pastedown.
- Lacks map no.55 (Ancienne Gaule); one plate loose, trifle foxed/ frayed and w. lower end of middle fold split; waterstain in upper inner corner throughout, affecting mainly the stubs and only occas. slightly/ vaguely affecting recto of maps/ plates along upper part of middle fold (sl. worse at the beginning and at the end (slight browning); plate 1 a few rubbed spots and sl. bleeding of pink colour; plate 3 and 4 a few sm. brown stains; fold. map sm. tear on fold and w. false fold. Binding dam. and crudely repaired w. i.a. black cloth strips along joints.
= Impressive and decorative atlas, the maps "d'après les nouvelles observations astronomiques faites par MM. Thirikcow et de l'Isle", containing 3 plates each with 2 globes, 4 plates with astronomical/ geographical diagrams, A "Mappe-monde", 2 hemispheres, the 4 continents and 40 maps of parts of continents or (parts of) European countries. The fold. map "La France divisée en toutes ses Provinces (...)" by MARALDI CASSINI and ABBÉ DE LA CAILLE and publ. Paris, Desnos, 1774.
- Title-p. doubled; partly sl. waterst. in lower margin (worsening at the end); fingersoiled and occas. sl. foxed. Covers w. some vertical cracks; binding sl. worn along extremities.
= Contemp. manuscript index bound at the end. Very rare, prob. pirated edition. Not traced in the reference works. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CXXIX.
- Without title. Hinges broken (but holding on cords); bookplate on upper pastedown; endpapers (sl.) worn; verso maps w. sm. mounted clipping (title of map); occas. sl. foxed/ browned (in blank margins) (if worse indicated in description below)/ loose. Vellum stained; foot of spine portion lacking; spine and frontcover w. dam. spots; top of spine and covers worn/ dam. along extremities.
= Contents: Novissima Totius Terrarum Orbis Tabula (double-p. worldmap by N. VISSCHER, ±1680. Repaired sm. tear on fold); Nova et Accuraté divisa in Regna et Regiones praecipuas Europae (double-p. map by F. DE WIT, Amst., ±1680. Sm. tear on fold in lower blank margin); Europa antiqua cum finitimis Africae & vtriusque Asiae regionibus (double-p. map by N. BLANKAART, Amst., ±1650); Nova Regni Portugalliae et Algarabiae Descriptio (double-p. map w. 2 handcol. coats of arms by J. DE RAM, ±1680); Exactissima Helvetiae Rhaetiae, Valesiae, Creterorumq, Confoederatorum ut et finitimorum Populorum Regionum Tabula (double-p. map by A. HOOGEBOOM, Amst., N. Visscher, ±1690); Novissima et accuratissima XVII Provinciarum Germaniae Inferioris Delineatio (double-p. map by A. DEUR, Amst., N. Visscher, ±1680); Ducatus Geldria et Zutphania Comitatus (double-p. map w. 2 handcol. coats of arms, Amst., N. Visscher, ±1700); Tabula Ducatus Brabantiae continens Marchionatum Sacri Imperii et Dominium Mechliniense (double-p. map w. handcol. coat of arms by N. VISSCHER, Amst., C.J. Visscher, ±1670); Brabantiae Batavae Pars Occidentalis sive Antverpiensis Tetrarchiae pars Septentrionalis, comprehendens Baroniam Bredanam marchionatum Bergensem ad Zoman (double-p. map by N. VISSCHER, Amst., ±1680. Loosely inserted); Brabantiae Batavae Pars Occidentalis, Comprehendens Tetrarchiam sive majoratum sylvaeducensem in ejusdem subjacentes ditiones (idem); Belgium foederatum emendatè auctum et novissimè editum (double-p. map w. handcol. coat of arms by N. Visscher, Amst., ±1680. Slightly browned and w. vague waterst.); Comitatus Hollandiae Tabula pluribus locis recens emendata (double-p. map w. handcol. coat of arms by C.J. VISSCHER, Amst., N. Visscher, ±1690. Slightly browned and w. vague waterst.); Comitatus Zelandiae Novissima Delineatio (double-p. map w. handcol. coat of arms by C.J. VISSCHER, Amst., N. Visscher, ±1700); Transisalania provincia; vulgo Over-yssel (double-p. map w. handcol. coat of arms by N. TEN HAVE, Amst., C.J. Visscher, ±1640); Dominii Groningae nec non maximae partis Drentiae novissima delineatio (double-p. map w. handcol. coat of arms by N. VISSCHER, Amst., ±1675); Dominii Frisiae Tabula, inter Flevum et Lavicam (double-p. map w. handcol. coat of arms by B. SCHOTANUS A STERRINGA, Amst., N. Visscher, ±1670); Nova et prae caeteris aliis Correcta Germaniae (double-p. map by F. DE WIT, Amst., ±1680); S. Imperium Romano-Germanicum oder Teutschland mit seinen angräntzenden Königreichen und Provincien (double-p. map w. handcol. coat of arms by A. HOOGEBOOM after J. REICHELT, Amst., N. Visscher, ±1700); Germaniae Veteris typus (double-p. map after A. ORTELIUS, 37x47 cm. Mounted); Circuli Austriaci (...) (double-p. map w. 2 handcol. coats of arms by F. DE WIT, Amst., ±1690. Small black stain in right blank margin); Austriae Archiducatus Pars Inferior in omnes ejusdem quadrantes ditiones accuratissime et distincte delineata (triple-p. fold. map w. handcol. coat of arms by G. GOUWEN, Amst., N. Visscher, ±1690. Small black stain in upper right margin); Karstia, Carniola, Histria et Windorvm Marchia (double-p. map by G. MERCATOR, ±1600); Comitatus Tirolensis (double-p. map, 17th cent.); Circulus Bavaricus in quo sunt ducatus (...) (double-p. map w. 7 handcol. coat of arms by F. DE WIT, Amst., ±1680); Bavariae circulus atque electoratus (...) (double-p. map w. handcol. coat of arms by N. VISSCHER, Amst., ±1690); Bavariae pars Superior (...) (idem); Bavariae pars Inferior (...) (idem); Bavariae Palatinatus vulgo die Ober-Pfaltz (...) (idem); Vera totius Marchionatus Badensis et Hochbergensis (...) (triple-p. fold. map w. handcol. coat of arms by J. WAESBERGE, M. PITT and S. SWART, ±1680); Circuli Saxoniae Superiori pars Meridionalis (...) (double-p. map w. 5 handcol. coats of arms by F. DE WIT, ±1670); Totius Italiae Tabula (double-p. map by N. VISSCHER, ±1700); Italiae Antiquae Novissima Tabula (double-p. map by P. CLUVERUS, Amst., N. Visscher); Les Estats de Savoye, Piemont et le Comte de Nice (double-p. map w. handcol. coat of arms by S. SANSON); Regiae Celsitudinis Sabaudicae Status (double-p. map by N. VISSCHER, Amst., ±1690); Reipublicae Genuensis et Ducatus Mediolanensis Parmensis et Montisferrati (double-p. map w. 2 handcol. coats of arms by F. DE WIT, Amst., F. de Wit, ±1700. Tear on fold); Dominii Veneti in Italia (...) (double-p. map by F. DE WIT, Amst., ±1700); Status Ecclesiasticus et Magnus Ducatus Thoscanae (double-p. map by F. DE WIT, ±1700. Tear on fold); Regnum Neapolis in quo sunt Aprutium Ulterius et Citerius (...) (double-p. map F. DE WIT, Amst., ±1700); Itala nam tellus Graecia maior (...) (double-p. map by J. JANSSONIUS, Amst., ±1650); Exactissima totius Scandinaviae tabula (...) (double-p. map by N. VISSCHER, Amst., ±1700); Tavrica Chersonesvs, Hodie Przecopsca, et Gazara dicitur (double-p. map); Exactissima Tabula qua tam Danubii Fluvii Pars Superior (...) (double-p. map by N. VISSCHER, Amst., ±1690); Exactissima Tabula qua tam Danubii Fluvii Pars Media (...) (idem); Exactissima Tabula qua tam Danubii Fluvii Pars Inferior (idem); Totius Regni Hungariae, Maximaeque Partis Danubii Fluminis (...) (triple-p. fold. map by N. VISSCHER, Amst., ±1700. Small tear on fold in lower blank margin); Nova et Accurata Transylvaniae Descriptio (double-p. map, ±1700); Veteris Pannoniae Utriusqve Nec non Illyrici Descriptio Geographica (double-p. map., ±1650); Vetvs Descriptio Daciarvm Nec non Moesiarvm (double-p. map, Amst., ±1690) Opakh. Thraciae Veteris Typvs (double-p. map after A. ORTELIUS); Exactissima totius Archipelagi nec non Graeciae Tabula (double-p. map by N. VISSCHER, Amst., ±1680); Hellas Seu Graecia Universa (double-p. map by C. ALLARD after I. LAURENBERGIUS); Hellas Seu Graecia Sophianii (double-p. map, ±1650. Small tear on fold in blank margin); Epirus hodie vulgo Albania (double-p. map by I. LAURENBERGIUS, ±1650); Macedonia Alexander M. Patria Illustris (double-p. map by I. LAURENBERGIUS, ±1650); Pelopennesus hodie Morea (...) (double-p. map by N. VISSCHER, Amst., ±1660); Regnum Siciliae cum circumjacentibus Regnis et Insulis (...) (double-p. map w. handcol. coat of arms by N. VISSCHER, Amst., ±1700); Cretae feu Candiae Insula et Regnum (...) (double-p. map by N. VISSCHER, Amst., ±1700); Natolia, quae olim Asia Minor (double-p. map, ±1650); Nova Persiae Armeniae Natoliae et Arabiae (double-p. mab by F. DE WIT, Amst., ±1700); Indiae Orientalis, nec non Insularum adiacentium nova descriptio (double-p. map by N.VISSCHER, Amst., ±1700);
- Half of maps w. (partly very vague) waterstain in both upper corners, sl. affecting image; a few maps yellowed/ sl. browned. Backstrip worn away.
= Copy without the engr. text (title and contents) left of the general map. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CXXX.
- Waterstain in upper outer corner towards the end, sl. affecting text but not the maps; one map w. vague waterstain; a few maps w. sl. foxing (mainly outside image); textlvs. partly sl. browned/ foxed. Binding worn along extremities.
= Latin title: "Iohannis Michaelis Franzii Atlas Imperii seu systema introductorium mapparum Geographiae absolutae Germanicae (...)", with the address of the Homann heirs, Göttingen, 1758.
- Mediocre copy: lacks title-p., 5 maps and final leaf; occas. sl. soiled (incl. a few maps). Binding fingersoiled and worn along extremities. Sold w.a.f.
- Bookplate on upper pastedown; waterstained throughout in lower margin, affecting the maps etc. Top of spine chipped; joints creased; rubbed along extremities.
= Koeman II, 269, Le H2.
- Binding rubbed along extremities. Otherwise a fine copy, with contemp. manuscript annot. in pen and ink on verso of first free endpaper reading: "(...) thans a 1791 is het reeds lang uitverkocht (...)".
= The maps in UNFOLDED state. Koeman II, 269f, Le H3: "The text has been printed in two colons [sic]. The pages have broad margins, allowing them to be cut and folded in order to compose them as a pocket atlas. Hower, the text of this edition is completely different from the text in the other [more standard] atlas of the Netherlands by De Leth. The maps in both atlases are similiar." SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CXXX.
- Trifle yellowed/ foxed overall, sl. more so in the last few maps/ plans and last blank lvs.; textp. occas. sl. browned/ foxed; one map portion of outer blank margin lacking; one map tear along inner platemark repaired w. yellowed sellotape and white paper strip on verso; title-p. w. sm. repaired wormhole. Binding rubbed; top of spine chipped.
= The maps in UNFOLDED state. Koeman II, 269f, Le H3: "The text has been printed in two colons [sic]. The pages have broad margins, allowing them to be cut and folded in order to compose them as a pocket atlas. Hower, the text of this edition is completely different from the text in the other [more standard] atlas of the Netherlands by De Leth. The maps in both atlases are similiar." SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CXXXI.
- Trifle fingersoiled; hinges strengthened or showing but strong; title-p. w. 2x old ms./ annot "1821"; owner's stamp (red "C") on upper pastedown. Binding neatly rebacked, worn along extremities and soiled.
= Contains 1 map more than the index indicates (Noord-Brabant/ Limburg). Not in Koeman (cf. Maa 1 for Nieuwe Zak-atlas), no copy in NCC. Very rare.
- First map a few false folds; contents fine. Binding worn/ rubbed. Fine copy.
= Koeman II, Lu 1. A re-issue of the Tirion atlas; all maps still with his engr. address. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CXXXI.
- Vol. 2 trifle waterstained in upper blank margin; pagination partly erroneous; map of Europe sm. tear along fold and outer blank margin sl. frayed/ soiled. Otherwise contents fine. Bindings rubbed and worn along extremities.
= Rare, not in the usual reference works.
- Lacks wrappers; partly loose; a few lvs. sl. foxed.
= The maps as inKoeman III, Mor, du 1, "Nieuwe Zak-Atlas Der Bataafsche Republiek".
- Old owner's entries on upper pastedown/ endpaper and engr. title; contents sl. soiled/ stained; worldmap w. a few false folds. Binding w. several dam./ worn sections.
= Not traced in Phillips. Rare atlas, probably meant for children. Each map with short description of the commodities that are to be found in that specific country, i.e. "Aus Africa holt man Oele, Wolle, Leder, Wachs, Gold, Kupfer, Helfenbein, schwarze Sclaven." Also with nice vignettes.
- Contents occas. vertical crease. Covers/ spine-ends rubbed; worn along extremities; letterpiece dam.
= Bound w. contemp. fold. manuscript table concerning the finances of the 30 'grietenijen' and 11 cities of Friesland. Klaversma/ Hannema 1296; Koeman Schot 2; Van Eeghen/ Van der Kellen 332 (ed. 1698); Tiele 978. The grietenijen maps with beautiful pictorial decorations, mainly by the Luiken brothers. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CXXX.