1805 - 1980 FOREIGN HISTORY AND TOPOGRAPHY, TRAVELS
- Occas. sl. foxed. Trifle worn along extremities.
AND 11 other similar works in 18 vols., all French languages and attractively bound in gilt hmor./ hcalf, i.a. J.B. CAPEFIGUE, Philippe d'Orleans (ibid., 1838, 2 vols., contemp. unif. gilt and blindst. calf, stamped "Koehler" at foot of spine); P. DE RÉMUSAT, Lettres de Madame de Rémusat 1804-1814 (ibid., 1881, 2 vols., contemp. unif. giltlettered hmor., orig. wr. pres.) and F. LACOMBE, Histoire de la bourgeoisie de Paris (ibid., 1852, contemp. richly gilt hcalf w. green mor. letterpiece).
= Facs. reprint of the 1879 ed. = Siegelaub p.164.
- Bookseller's stamp on final free endpaper; a few leaves trifle foxed. Joints trifle rubbed. Fine copy of the first ed., which was published by both Frechet and Tarlier.
= Blackmer 1451: "Rottiers left Europe in 1808 for Russia where he took service with the Army of Georgia. He was sent to Georgia in 1811. In 1818 he resigned and returned to Belgium. This work is an account of part of his route home." Nicely bound copy with unidentified crest on spine (an eagle seated in a crown and with a crown above its head) and with an old pencil annot. stating the provenance as "ex libris Thomas Hope (Wallace Collection)".
- The maps occas. browned; some foxing. Wrappers sl. frayed and occas. sl. dam.
= I.a. plans of Suez, Port Said, Genoa, Southhampton and maps of Isle of Wight, Suez Canal and charts of parts of the Mediterranean Sea.
AND 10 other brochures and 2 guides by the Holland-America Line, The Rotterdamsche Lloyd and the Fred Olsen Line, i.a. a sm. portfolio w. picture postcards w. views of the Dutch Indies and Colombo (Rotterdamsche Lloyd), plan and guide of Rotterdam (1913, Holland-Amerika Line).
- Owner's entry of Frederic Ernest Comte d'Isenbourg and libr. stamp on title-p. of first part.
- Without the 2nd and 3rd part (on Muscovy and China); a few portraits cut short in blank margin (4x restored); 1 portrait w. pencil scratching; a few lvs. w. restored holes and tears; yellowed/ sl. browned; partly w. sl. cramped inner margin.
= Cat. British Library (German) H617. Rare.
- Owner's entry on verso frontisp. (ink shining through); fold. map sl. creased; upper inner margin partly wormholed; occas. trifle foxed. Board edges sl. rubbed.
= Henze III, p.101.
- Sl. yellowed and fingersoiled. Binding worn; backstrip lacks portion at foot of spine; letterpiece partly lacking; a few wormholes.
= Lonchamp 1955.
- Occas. sl. foxed; the fold. map and plan and fold. plate sl. yellowed. Otherwise very fine.
= Tiele 1137; Landwehr, Dutch Books w. Col. Plates 460.
- Sl. foxed and dampstained (incl. the plates). Upper joint splitting at top of spine.
= Cf. Blackmer 1822; not in Abbey, Travel. Expanded edition including a journey through Turkey and Greece and additional plates. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE LXXX.
- Sl. foxed; final lvs. frayed. Frontwr. laid down and creased; spine pasted over w. paper.
AND a series of 42 steelengravings depicting the life of Napoléon, published by E. BOURDIN, ±1845, contemp. giltlettered hcalf.
- Fine. = Hinrichsen E258.
Zanecchia, D. La Palestine d'Aujourd'hui. Ses sanctuaires, ses localités bibliques & historiques. Paris, P. Lethielleux, 1899, 2 vols., XVI,536; (2),769p., 3 fold. maps and 3 fold. plans, later unif. cl. w. mor. letterpiece.
- Trifle foxed; one plan w. sm. repaired tear.
AND 4 others, i.a. 3 tourist brochures.
- Trifle/ sl. foxed and sl. yellowed; owner's stamp on first and last free endpaper both vols. Spine-ends vol. 2 trifle rubbed.= Comprises views of i.a. Rio de Janeiro, Baltimore, Tangiers, New York, San Salvador, Aachen, Salzburg, Boston, Hong Kong, Stockholm, Greenwich, Morocco, Rouen and Florence.
- Not collated, but seems to be complete. Scattered library-stamps. Some spines dam. and w. (printed) (library-)tickets; worn along extremities.
= Very interesting and extensive periodical w. num. (mostly coloured) geographical (thematical) maps, i.a. sea and land temperature in different seasons, ocean currents, navigation routes, expeditions, flora and fauna, and political or ethnographical maps.
- Not collated, but apparently complete. Contents occas. trifle frayed/ yellowed/ w. a few scattered library-stamps. A few frontcovers w. library-stamps; occas. covers loose(ning) and sl. soiled/ frayed.
= Comprises: year 1876, issue 1, 2 and 4-12; year 1878, issue 10; year 1879, issue 2; year 1880, issue 4; year 1881, issue 3; year 1882, issue 6, 7 and 9; year 1883, issue 3 and 7; year 1884, issue 1, 2 and 4-11.
- Library stamp on title-p. vol. 1 and 2. All bindings (sl.) worn.
= I. Die Naturvölker Afrikas; II. Die Naturvölker Ozeaniens, Amerikas und Asiens; III. Die Kulturvölker der Alten und Neuen Welt.
- Lacks 4 plates (vol. 8); occas. trifle foxed/ yellowed.
- Bookblock splitting. Binding dam.
= The Duke of Ripperda, 1682-1737, was a Dutch diplomat who led a colourful life of intrigue at the Dutch, the Spanish and the Austrian court, and who easily changed political colours if necessary. He eventually died in Morocco. NNBW 2, p.1212f.
- First map loose. Spine-ends trifle worn; fold in backcover. = Hinrichsen D462.