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66 2269 Angling  Cholmondeley Pennell H 66 2269 Angling Cholmondeley Pennell H
66/2269 [Angling]. Cholmondeley-Pennell, H. Fishing (Salmon and Trout). London, Longmans, Green, and Co, 1885, 1st ed., XIII,(2),472p., engr. title-p; frontisp., num. woodengr. ills., orig. giltlettered dec. cl. - Hinges weak; sm. bookplate on first free endpaper; first and last few lvs. trifle browned/ foxed.AND 6 trade-catalogues mostly of HARDY'S ANGLER'S GUIDE, some w. col. plates: year 1934 (54th ed.); 1935 (3rd ed.); 1937; 1956 (3rd ed.) and 1957 (63rd ed.) - AND 4 price lists from the same firm, all w. ills. and some w. (col.) plates: 1935 (3rd ed.); 1935; 1937; 1956.

- All mediocre copies w. extensive annots., mostly in pencil. One vol. backcover loose.

€ (70-90) 70
66 2270 Angling  Kresz ainé C 66 2270 Angling Kresz ainé C
66/2270 [Angling]. Kresz ainé, C. Le pêcheur français: traité de la pêche, à la ligne et aux filets, en eau douce, contenant l'histoire naturelle des poissons, la manière de pêcher les différentes espèces, et l'art de fabriquer les filets. Paris, Audot and the author, 1818, 1st ed., (4),VIII,361,(3),(12 advert.)p., engr. frontisp. and 23 plates by T. SUSEMIHL, contemp. hcalf w. mor. letterpiece, sm. 8vo.

- Plates foxed. Upper hinge splitting.

= The very rare first edition of this classic on the subject, often reprinted, e.g. in 1861 the 6th ed. Bibl. Piscatoria p.128: "One of the best French works on the subject." Collection Michel Guet 151: "important traité de l'halieutiste le plus remarquable de l'histoire de la pêche." SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE LXXXIV.

€ (200-300) 210
66/2271 [Apiculture]. Leysen, E. Handboek van de imker. Turnhout, J. van Mierlo-Proost, 1961, 4th ed., 357,(1)p., 270 ills., orig. wr.

- Wr. sl. browned/ soiled; price-ticket on backcover.

€ (30-50) 30
66 2272 Astronomy  Fontenelle B le Bovier 66 2272 Astronomy Fontenelle B le Bovier
66/2272 [Astronomy]. Fontenelle, B. le Bovier. Entretiens sur la pluralité des mondes. Paris, Didot le Jeune for Veuve Defer de Maisonneuve, 1796, 213,(2)p., engr. frontisp. portrait, title plate by B. PICART, contemp. boards, folio.

- Endpapers sl. foxed; hinges strengthened. Rebacked; edges binding rubbed.

= Large paper copy on velin. A popular scientific publication, aimed at female readers on astronomy. Monglond III, p.731.

€ (120-150) 120
66 2273 Aviation  Barrès F  Brémaud E and Schoeller A 66 2273 Aviation Barrès F Brémaud E and Schoeller A
66/2273 [Aviation]. Barrès, F., Brémaud, E. and Schoeller, A. Les transformateurs, accumulateurs, moteurs avec les plus récentes applications à la navigation aérienne. Paris, A. Quillet, 1910, 2 parts in 1 vol., text vol.: 221,(1)p., ills.; atlas vol.: (4)textp., 12 (of 13) multi-layered col. lithogr. plates, old vellum, large 4to.

- Lacks one plate (Automobile type Daimler); title-p. of atlas loosening and frayed; plates occas. sl. foxed; two plates sl. incomplete/ loose section; endpapers dam.

= Nice publication, the plates showing apart from aeroplanes, also i.a. models of (sections of) trains and cars and various engines.

€ (40-60) 110
66 2274 Bach C 66 2274 Bach C
66/2274 Bach, C. Die Maschinen-Elemente, ihre Berechnung und Konstruktion. Leipsic, A. Kröner, 1908, 2 vols., text vol.: XXIV,952p., 921 ills.; plate vol.: (3),29,(3 advert.)p., 65 double-p. plates, orig. unif. gilt hmor., large 8vo.

- Occas. trifle foxed. Corners sl. rubbed; top of spine of plate vol. chipped. Fine copy.

€ (50-70)
66 2275 Bacon F 66 2275 Bacon F
66/2275 Bacon, F. Historia Naturalis & Experimentalis de Ventis &c. Amst., Ex Officina Elzeviriana (L. and D. Elzevier), 1662, (16),232,(16)p., engr. title, contemp. vellum, 12mo.

- Fine copy.

= Willems 1277; Rahir 1314; Ziegenfuss I, p.65; DSB I, p.372. First and only Elzevier edition. Contains a.o. the following chapters: Historia Naturalis & Experimentalis de Ventis; Historia Naturalis, et Experimentalis de Forma Calidi; De Motus Sive Virtutis Activae variis Speciebus; Historia vitae et mortis. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE LXXXVI.

€ (120-150) 160
66 2276 Ballooning  Glaisher J  Flammarion C a o 66 2276 Ballooning Glaisher J Flammarion C a o
66/2276 [Ballooning]. Glaisher, J., Flammarion, C. a.o. Voyages aériens. Paris, L. Hachette et Cie., 1870, (8),612p., lithogr. title, 6 chromolithogr. plates, 117 (full-p.) woodengr. ills., 15 diagrams, orig. richly gilt hmor., a.e.g.

- Trifle foxed; one tissue guard torn. = Brockett 5272; Liebmann/ Wahl 1203.

€ (40-60) 40
66 2277 Botany  Blume C L 66 2277 Botany Blume C L
66 2277 Botany  Blume C L 66 2277 Botany Blume C L
66 2277 Botany  Blume C L 66 2277 Botany Blume C L
66 2277 Botany  Blume C L 66 2277 Botany Blume C L
66 2277 Botany  Blume C L 66 2277 Botany Blume C L
66 2277 Botany  Blume C L 66 2277 Botany Blume C L
66/2277 [Botany]. Blume, C.L. Flora Javae nec non insularum adjacentium./ Flora Javae nec non insularum adjacentium. Nova series. Brussels, H. Remy for J. Frank, 1828(-1851) (first 3 vols.); Leyden/ Amst., the author/ C.G. Sulpke, 1858 (Nova series), text vol.: 12 parts in 1 vol.; 3 plate vols. (incl. Nova series with (8),VI,162 textp.), in total 313 (fold./ double-p.) (hand)col. lithogr. botanical plates (incl. 25 monochr. plates) and 1 tinted lithogr. view (frontisp. to the Nova series), modern unif. giltlettered hcl. w. marbled boards, folio.

- Bookplate of "Carl Viol" on verso of title-p. of text vol. and of Nova series. Text vol. for the most part foxed and 1 leaf restored in lower blank margin; one text leaf lacks upper blank corner; the section of the Cupuliferae lacks one plate (no.16); the plates are partly (sl.) foxed/ sl. yellowed (some of the monochr. plates worse); occas. offsetting in Nova series of plates on opposite blank leaf (but in the case of folding leaves offsetting on opposite half of the plate); plate vols. without title-p.

= Nissen, BBI 174 (our copy with a different order of binding the various plate sections) and 175; Pritzel 845 and 847; Bastin/ Brommer note 198 and 212 (all calling for a total of 308 plates); Landwehr, Dutch Books w. Col. Plates 30. The extra plates are 2 plates of the Filices family and 4 of the Lorantheae family. Very rare and majestically illustrated standard work on the flora of Java, of which the Nova series deals exclusively with orchids. SEE ILLUSTRATIONS PLATE LXXXV.

€ (7.000-9.000) 7000
66 2278 Botany  Dodonaeus R 66 2278 Botany Dodonaeus R
66/2278 [Botany]. Dodonaeus, R. Cruydt-boeck, volgens sijne laetste verbeteringe: Met Biivoegsels achter elck Capittel, uyt verscheyden Cruydtbeschrijvers: Item in 't laetste een Beschrijvinge vande Indiaensche Gewassen, meest getrocken wt de schriften van Carolus Clusius. Leyden, F. van Ravelingen, 1618, (32),1495,(57)p., engr. title by W. SWANENBURGH, over 1400 woodcut ills. by P. VAN DER BORCHT, contemp. blindst. vellum, folio.

- A few leaves sl. yellowed. Lacks ties; vellum sl. duststained. Otherwise a very clean and fine copy, with a near contemp. owner's entry in pen and ink on verso first blank (dated 1653).

= Second Dutch ed. of this major herbal. Nissen, BBI 518; Pritzel 2345; Krivatsy 3303; Bibl. Belg. D120; Simoni, Low Countries 1601-1621, D69. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE LXXXVI.

€ (2.000-3.000) 2000
66 2279 Botany  Dodonaeus R 66 2279 Botany Dodonaeus R
66/2279 [Botany]. Dodonaeus, R. Cruydt-boeck, volgens sijne laetste verbeteringe: Met Biivoegsels achter elck Capittel, uyt verscheyden Cruydtbeschrijvers: Item in 't laetste een Beschrijvinge vande Indiaensche Gewassen, meest getrocken wt de schriften van Carolus Clusius. Leyden, (F. van Ravelingen), (1618), (28),1495,(53)p., CONTEMP. HANDCOLOURED engr. title by W. SWANENBURGH, num. (handcol.) woodcuts in text, contemp. vellum, folio.

- Lacks htitle, second introductionary leaf and last 2 index lvs.; engr. title-p. dam. (printer's address torn off)/ repaired w. paper; prelim. and index lvs. frayed/ dam. along edges; contents yellowed and waterst. throughout. Vellum soiled; foot of spine dam.; joints splitting; backcover torn in middle.

= Second Dutch edition of this major herbal. Nissen, BBI 518; Pritzel 2345; Bibl. Belg. D120; Simoni, Low Countries 1601-1621, D69. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE LXXXVI.

€ (800-1.000) 850
66/2280 [Botany]. Drapiez, P.A.J. Flore de serres et jardins de l'Angleterre. Vol. 1-5. Brussels, Établissement Encyclographique, 1833/ 1837, 5 (of 6) vols., 160 handcol. engr. plates, contemp. unif. gilt hcalf, folio.

- Without vol. 6 (a complete set contains 232 plates); occas. sl. foxed (1 plate worse); textpages loose(ning) and occas. frayed. Backstrips dam./ worn; paper over covers worn. Sold as a collection of plates not subject to return.

= Nissen, BBI 2241. Rare.

€ (300-500) 350
66 2281 Botany  Kerstens A 66 2281 Botany Kerstens A
66/2281 [Botany]. Kerstens, A. Keur van bloemen en sierplanten, hare aankweeking, veredeling, vermenigvuldiging en behandeling. Den Bosch, W.C. van Heusden, 1878, (4),162,(1)p., 10 handcol. lithogr. plates, orig. giltlettered dec. cl.

- Most text lvs. foxed.

€ (50-70) 90
66 2282 Botany  Knoop J H 66 2282 Botany Knoop J H
66/2282 [Botany]. Knoop, J.H. Beschrijving en afbeeldingen van de beste soorten van appelen en peeren. Beschrijving van vruchtboomen en vruchten, die men in hoven plant en onderhoudt. Beschrijving van plantagie-gewassen, die men in hoven aankweekt, zo om te dienen tot sieraad by het maaken van laanen, cingels, heggen, berçeaux, kabinetten, pyramiden, slinger-boschjes enz., als tot huishoudelijk gebruik. Amst. and Dordr., Allart, Holtrop, De Leeuw and Krap, 1790, 3 works in 1 vol., VIII,36; (4),70; (4),87,(5)p., the first and second work with resp. 20 and 19 fold. contemp. handcol. plates of apples, pears, cherries, prunes etc., contemp. hcalf, gilt spine w. mor. letterpiece, folio.

- Untrimmed copy. Owner's entry on htitle; a few plates sl. browned in upper blank margin and occas. trifle yellowed; a few pages sl. waterstained in blank margins. Paper over covers worn; corners showing; joints chafed.

= The first two works: Nissen, BBI 1078 and 1077 and Landwehr, Dutch Books w. Col. Plates 89 and 93. "A gardener's son from Hesse, Johann Hermann Knoop developed into the founder of descriptive pomology." (Pomona's Harvest p.279). This copy with the handcolouring consistently well executed. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE LXXXVI.

€ (800-1.000) 800
66 2283 Botany  Knoop J H 66 2283 Botany Knoop J H
66/2283 [Botany]. Knoop, J.H. Pomologia, dat is Beschryvingen en Afbeeldingen van de beste zoorten van Appels en Peeren, welke in Neder- en Hoog-Duitschland, Frankryk, Engeland en elders geagt zyn, en tot dien einde gecultiveert worden./ Fructologia, of Beschryving der Vrugtbomen en Vrugten die men in de hoven plant en onderhout: waar by Derzelver differente Benamingen (...) en Huishoudelyk Gebruik, als mede het Confyten en meer andere Toebereidingen der Vrugten (...)./ Dendrologia, of Beschryving der Plantagiegewassen, die men in de Tuinen cultiveert (...). Leeuw., A. Ferwerda and G. Tresling, n.d. (1790), 3 works in 1 vol., (2),36; (4),70,(4); (4),87,(5)p., first and second work resp. 20 and 19 fold. handcol. engr. plates, contemp. gilt hcalf w. mor. letterpiece, folio.

- First free endpaper w. extensive annots. on provenance; upper pastedown loosening. Covers sl. worn along extremities; paper over board frontcover partly worn off.

= Ad 1: Nissen 1078; Landwehr, Dutch Books w. Col. Plates 89; ad 2 (Fructologia): Nissen 1077; Landwehr, Dutch Books w. Col. Plates 93.

€ (500-700) 700
66 2284 Botany  Lemaire C  ed  66 2284 Botany Lemaire C ed
66/2284 [Botany]. Lemaire, C. (ed.). L'Illustration Horticole, journal spécial des serres et des jardins, ou choix raisonné des plantes les plus intéressantes sous le rapport ornemental (...). Vol. 1, 2 and 11. Ghent, A. Verschaffelt/ F. et E. Gyselynck, 1854-1864, 3 vols. only, (4),132; (4),104; (4),80,28p., num. (fold.) mostly handcol. (some tinted) lithogr. plates by L. STROOBANT (incl. over 115 handcol. of flowers etc.), each w. 1-2 accomp. textlvs., contemp. unif. gilt hmor., 4to.

- Occas. (trifle/ sl.) yellowed. Bindings sl. rubbed.

= Nissen, BBI 2343; Pritzel 5205. Very fine handcolouring.

€ (200-300) 230
66 2285 Botany  Lindley J 66 2285 Botany Lindley J
66/2285 [Botany]. Lindley, J. Sertum Orchidaceum. New York/ Amst., Johnson Reprint Corporation/ Theatrum Orbis Terrarum, (1975), no pagination, frontisp., 50 col. plates, orig. gilt green cl., folio.

= Facs. reprint of the ed. 1838, printed in 1000 copies.

€ (120-150)
66/2286 [Botany]. Linnaeus, C. Natuurlyke historie of uitvoerige bescrhyving der dieren, planten en mineraalen. Part II, vol. 10. De Kruiden. Amst., Erven F. Houttuyn, 1779, (8),828p., 9 fold. engr. plates, contemp. hcalf w. mor. letterpiece.

- Plates sl. foxed in margins. Spine and board edges worn.

€ (40-60)
66 2287 Botany  Morandi J B 66 2287 Botany Morandi J B
66 2287 Botany  Morandi J B 66 2287 Botany Morandi J B
66 2287 Botany  Morandi J B 66 2287 Botany Morandi J B
66/2287 [Botany]. Morandi, J.B. Historia botanica practica, seu plantarum, quae ad usum medicinae pertinent, nomenclatura, descriptio, et virtutes (...). Milan, P.F. Malatesta, 1744, 2 parts in 1 vol., (12),32; 164p., engr. title, title-vignette and 48 (of 68) plates, all in fine contemp. handcolouring, contemp. vellum, folio.

- Lacks 20 plates; a few textpages sl. foxed; upper endpaper sl. wormholed. Top of spine dam.; sm. dam. in top margin of frontcover.

= Rare work, rarely found handcoloured. Nissen, BBI 1406; Pritzel 6417; Hunt 522.

€ (250-350) 250
66 2288 Botany  Morandi J B 66 2288 Botany Morandi J B
66/2288 [Botany]. Morandi, J.B. Historia botanica practica, seu plantarum, quae ad usum medicinae pertinent, nomenclatura, descriptio, et virtutes, cum ab antiquis, tum a recentibus celebrium auctorum scriptis desumptae. Milan, P.F. Malatesta, 1744, 2 parts in 1 vol., (12),32; 164p., engr. title, title-vignette, 12 (of 68) plates, later giltlettered calf, folio.

- Lacks 56 plates; text complete, but occas. sl. foxed; bookblock broken and some quires loose(ning); engr. title sl. soiled/ foxed repaired in blank margin and. Binding worn/ dam. Sold w.a.f.

= Nissen, BBI 1406; Pritzel 6417; Hunt 522.

€ (80-100)
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