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67 2820 Cabeljau P 67 2820 Cabeljau P
67/2820 Cabeljau, P. Catholijck memory-boeck der gereformeerde, Gestelt tegen het Roomsch-Memory-Boeck der Paus-gesinde. Waer in verhandelt werden alle de Poincten der Religie, die in verschil staen tusschen de Ghereformeerde ende de Roomsche kerck. Zijnde een volkomen wederlegginghe van het memory-boeck van Turano Vekiti (...). Leyden, P. Leffen, 1661, 2 parts in 1 vol., (24),683,(19); (12),966,(20)p., engr. title-p., woodcut printer's mark, contemp. vellum, 4to.

- Pagination erratic, but complete (second part skips page number 209-280); libr. stamp on first blank and title-p. Upper hinge starting; vellum sl. soiled. Otherwise fine.

€ (150-250) 150
67 2821 Calligraphy  Assensio y Mejorada F 67 2821 Calligraphy Assensio y Mejorada F
67/2821 [Calligraphy]. Assensio y Mejorada, F. Geometria de la Letra Romana Mayuscula y Minuscula. Madrid, A. Ramirez for the author, 1780, (2),72p., engr. title, 27 plates, later gilt vellum w. red mor. letterpiece, edges stained red, sm. 4to.

- Sl. yellowed and foxed; bookplate (J.A. Dortmond) opposite title-p. Vague traces of sellotape on front- and backcover.

= Incl. 25 plates showing the letters of the Roman alphabet in upper and lower case. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CLVI.

€ (200-300) 475
67 2822 Calligraphy  Baers J 67 2822 Calligraphy Baers J
67/2822 [Calligraphy]. Baers, J. Kabinet der Schrijf-konst. Amst., A. Meyer, 1761, 2 vols., 2 engr. titles and 58 plates, contemp. unif. chintz paper wr., obl. 4to.

- First plate of vol. 2 w. large tear; a few plates w. unobtrusive additions in pen and ink; vol. 2 partly (vaguely) waterst.; both vols. w. bookplate (J.A. Dortmond) on verso frontwr. Wrappers creased and sl. stained.

= Bonacini 128.

€ (150-250) 300
67 2823 Calligraphy  Barbedor L 67 2823 Calligraphy Barbedor L
67 2823 Calligraphy  Barbedor L 67 2823 Calligraphy Barbedor L
67 2823 Calligraphy  Barbedor L 67 2823 Calligraphy Barbedor L
67/2823 [Calligraphy]. Barbedor, L. Les ecritures financiere, et italienne-bastarde dans leur naturel. Paris, P. Drevet, n.d. (±1647), (4) textp. (incl. title-p.), 46 (of 54) engr. calligraphy plates, modern hcalf w. mor. title-piece, obl. folio.

- Lacks the engr. portrait and 8 plates. The publisher's address of Nicolas Langlois (contemp.) pasted over with a strip of paper containing the address of Pierre Drevet, this strip almost completely removed later on. Title-p., preface leaf and first plate w. repaired tear in lower (blank) margin (affecting the publ. address) and partly sl. browned/ soiled; title-p. also repaired tear in upper blank margin; the last five lvs. trifle foxed/ stained.

= The first plate bearing the title "L'Escriture financiere dans sa naïfveté". Bonacini 138. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CLVI.

€ (300-500) 325
67 2824 Calligraphy  Baurenfeind M 67 2824 Calligraphy Baurenfeind M
67/2824 [Calligraphy]. Baurenfeind, M. Vollkommene Wieder-Herstellung der bißher sehr in Verfall gekommenen gründlich und zierlichen Schreib-Kunst (...). Nürnberg, C. Weigel, n.d. (1716), (4),39p., engr. title and 59 plates, textills. and calligraphic examples, fold. table, 19th cent. gilt hmor., obl. folio.

- Title cut out (image only) and laid down; first text lvs. creased and frayed; partly (vaguely) waterst.; sl. yellowed and fingersoiled; two plates margins cut short; bookplate (J.A. Dortmond) on upper pastedown. Binding sl. rubbed/ worn along extremities.

= Bonacini 157; Kat. Orn. Berlin 4871. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE XIV.

BOUND WITH: (Velde, J. van den). (Fondament-boeck, weaerinne de rechte maniere, om alderhande gheschriften grondich te leeren schryven). (Rott., J. van Waesberghe for the author, 1605), 22p., engr. portrait of the author and 38 plates.

- Lacks title; sl. creased/ yellowed and soiled; the plates from a different work by the same author.

€ (250-350) 500
67 2825 Calligraphy  Blégny E de 67 2825 Calligraphy Blégny E de
67/2825 [Calligraphy]. Blégny, E. de. Les élémens ou premières instructions de la jeunesse. Paris, G. Cavelier, 1751, improved and much enl. ed., (12),411,(5)p., engr. frontisp. portrait, 40 plates, contemp. gilt calf w. green mor. letterpiece.

- Spine-ends, corners and joints sl. dam./ worn.

= Gumuchian 5171; cf. Bonacini 223; this ed. not in Kat. Orn. Berl. and The Universal Penman. The first calligraphic plate reads: "Nouveaux exemplaires d'écriture d'une beauté singulier écrits par Estienne de Blegny, M(aîtr)e Ecrivain à Paris (...) et gravez par C.A. Beroy." The letterpress text mainly deals with French orthography, otherwise it instructs in good manners and arithmetic.

€ (200-300) 300
67 2826 Calligraphy  Boers B and M  67 2826 Calligraphy Boers B and M
67/2826 [Calligraphy]. (Boers, B. and M.). (Calligraphy examples). N.pl., n.publ., n.d. (±1700), 28 (of 37) (incl. 2 double-p.) engr. leaves, contemp. hroan, folio.

- Incl. nine smaller size mounted leaves; bookblock loose. Binding worn.

= Without title-p. as published. Very rare writing book. T. Croiset Van Uchelen, Vive la Plume p.53: "Bastiaan Boers (1650-1715) hield met zijn zoon Maarten (1683-1751) te Warmond een Franse school; zij brachten in eigen beheer een 37 bladen tellend exemplaarboek uit, waarvan ons vijf stuks bekend zijn - merkwaardigerwijs alle zonder titel!"

€ (200-300) 200
67 2827 Calligraphy  Chaste C de 67 2827 Calligraphy Chaste C de
67 2827 Calligraphy  Chaste C de 67 2827 Calligraphy Chaste C de
67/2827 [Calligraphy]. Chaste, C. de. Les Nouveaux Modeles Des Escritures Financiere & d'Italienne bastarde tres-aisez a Imiter pour apprendre a bien & promptement escrire. N.pl., n.publ., n.d. (±1700), 12 engr. lvs., later wr., obl. 4to.

- Bookplate of J.A. Dortmond on first free endpaper. All lvs. browned

= Cf. Bonacini 354.

(Calligraphy album.) N.pl., p.publ., n.d. (18th cent.), 16 engr. lvs., bound together in later hcl. album, obl. 4to.

- Bookplate of J.A. Dortmond on first free endpaper. All lvs. doubled; 10 lvs. w. (sm.) tear, inkstained, sections cut away. Sold w.a.f.

€ (100-150) 450
67 2828 Calligraphy  Colletet F 67 2828 Calligraphy Colletet F
67 2828 Calligraphy  Colletet F 67 2828 Calligraphy Colletet F
67/2828 [Calligraphy]. Colletet, F. Traittez des Langues Estrangeres, de Leurs Alphabets, et des Chiffres. Paris, J. Promé, 1660, 1st ed., (8),64p., 45 woodcut ills., 19th cent. boards.

- Waterstained and sl. browned/ foxed throughout; bookplate (J.A. Dortmond) and owner's stamp on upper pastedown. Binding worn along extremities.

= Very rare. Not in the usual reference works. Treats European, middle eastern and African scripts. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CLVII.

€ (400-600)
67 2829 Calligraphy  Kaukol M J C  67 2829 Calligraphy Kaukol M J C
67 2829 Calligraphy  Kaukol M J C  67 2829 Calligraphy Kaukol M J C
67/2829 [Calligraphy]. (Kaukol, M.J.C.). Christliche Seelen-Schatz Außerlesener Gebetter. N.pl. (Bonn), n.publ., n.d. (1729), (126 (of 128)) engr. lvs. (incl. divisional titles), contemp. richly gilt panelled full red mor., a.e.g.

- Lacks 2 lvs.; a few lvs. loose(ning); bookplate (J.A. Dortmond) on upper pastedown.

= Rümann 504; Lanckoronska/ Oehler I, 80; Faber du Faur 1854; Kat. Orn. Berl. 2340. Nice example of 18th cent. engr. calligraphy in an attractive binding.

€ (200-300) 200
67 2830 Calligraphy  Olod L de 67 2830 Calligraphy Olod L de
67/2830 [Calligraphy]. Olod, L. de. Tratado del origen, y arte de escribir bien. Gerona, N. Oliva, n.d. (±1770), (12),136p., engr. frontisp., calligraphed dedication leaf and 24 engr. plates (incl. 4 plates on recto and verso of 2 lvs.), contemp. overlapping vellum, large 4to.

- A few plates sl. browned and foxed; bookplate (J.A. Dortmond) on upper pastedown. Binding partly sl. discoloured.

= Bonacini 1310; Kat. Orn. Berl. 5247. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CLVII.

€ (250-350) 375
67 2831 Calligraphy  Paillasson 67 2831 Calligraphy Paillasson
67/2831 [Calligraphy]. Paillasson. l'Art d'Ecrire rédui à des démonstrations vraies et faciles, avec des Explications claires pour L'Encyclopédie Méthodique. N.pl., n.d. (1760), 9 (of 16) loose engr. plates by AUBERT.

- All fine.

= Nice writing manual. Bonacini 1322; cf. S. Morison, Calligraphy 1585-1885, no. 60: "Paillasson is considered one of the more important French calligraphers of the 18th century. His sixteen plates of specimens, giving the geometric proportions for the formation of the three types of script used in France (ronde, batarde and coulée), were included in the Diderot-d'Alembert Encyclopedia [where they were accompanied by 17 textpages] (...)."

€ (70-90) 70
67 2832 Calligraphy  Paritius G H 67 2832 Calligraphy Paritius G H
67/2832 [Calligraphy]. Paritius, G.H. Teutsche Capital, oder Haubt-Buchstaben, in viler Arten curiose Inventionen; zu Geburths-Legitimations-Mappe, Abschieds- und andern Briefen nützlich zu gebrauchen. Denen lehrbegierigen Liebhabern der zierlichen Schreib-Kunst, zu nutzen. Nürnb., C. Weigel, n.d. (±1710), engr. title and 23 plates, contemp. limp boards, obl. 4to.

- Title stained and fingersoiled; bookplate (J.A. Dortmond) on first free endpaper. Binding rather heavily rubbed and worn.

= Bonacini 1367; Kat. Orn. Berlin 4867. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CLVIII.

€ (200-300) 600
67 2833 Calligraphy  Pas J 67 2833 Calligraphy Pas J
67/2833 [Calligraphy]. Pas, J. Mathematische of Wiskundige Behandeling der Schryfkonst. Behelzende een manier om alle de gemeene Letteren van het Regt- en Schuin Romeins; Curcyf; Italiaansch; Nederduitsch; en Fractuur, met hunne Hoofdletteren, Cyffergetallen, en Punctuatiën zeer naaukeurig in alle haare Gedaantens, Proportiën, en Evenredigheden door Passer en Liniaal te Beschryven. Amst., the author, 1737, (18),13,(3),13p., 52 engr. calligraphical plates by J.C. PHILIPS after J. PAS, Dutch and French text, contemp. boards, folio.

- Contents loosening; bookplate (J.A. Dortmond) on verso frontcover. Backstrip worn away; traces of sellotape along spine; covers creased and sl. worn.

= Bonacini 1371; Cat. Fred. Muller 119. Warranted by the author.

€ (200-300) 200
67 2834 Calligraphy  Perling A 67 2834 Calligraphy Perling A
67/2834 [Calligraphy]. Perling, A. Exemplaar-Boek Inhoudende Verscheyde nodige Geschriften. Tot dienst van de Leergierige Ieught. Amst., Wilhem de Broen, In de Bloed-Straat, aan de Nieuwe-Markt, n.d. (±1720), 43 engr. plates (incl. title), modern wr., obl. 4to.

- Two plates stained.

= A variant copy of IIa and IIb mentioned by Croiset van Uchelen, "The writing-master Ambrosius Perling (...)", in Quaerendo 26/3. Our copy has a different address, with the plates in a slightly different order. Kleerkoper/ Van Stockum refer obliquely to the Bloedstraat address of Van Broen in connection with the selling of Perling's calligraphed prints. Cf. Bonacini 1398 and 1399. Rare. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CLVIII.

€ (800-1.000) 800
67 2835 Calligraphy  Saintomer  L A  67 2835 Calligraphy Saintomer L A
67/2835 [Calligraphy]. Saintomer, (L.-A.). Traité des vrais Principes de l'Écriture. Paris, Mondare & Jean, n.d. (±1790), 57 engr. plates (incl. title), later hvellum.

- Title sl. browned/ fingersoiled and margin restored (part of engraving neatly reproduced in pen and ink); occas. vaguely waterst. in blank margins; bookplate (J.A. Dortmond) on upper pastedown.

= Not in Bonacini. Rare. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CLVII.

€ (100-150) 450
67 2836 Calligraphy  Shelley G and Bickham G 67 2836 Calligraphy Shelley G and Bickham G
67 2836 Calligraphy  Shelley G and Bickham G 67 2836 Calligraphy Shelley G and Bickham G
67/2836 [Calligraphy]. Shelley, G. and Bickham, G. The Second Part of Natural Writing. Containing the breakes of letters and their Dependance on each other (...). London, the author, 1714, 33 engr. calligraphed leaves, 1 engr. portrait, modern hcl., obl. folio.

- A few lvs. (marginally) dampstained/ trifle foxed; hinges weak. Spine and corners sl. worn.

= Bonacini 1708.

€ (200-300) 350
67 2837 Calligraphy  Velde J van den 67 2837 Calligraphy Velde J van den
67/2837 [Calligraphy]. Velde, J. van den. Spieghel der schrijfkonste. Rott., (J. van Waesberghe for the author), 1605, engr. title, privilege leaf, prel. leaves (numb. 1-6) and 29 calligraphed leaves, later hvellum w. red mor. letterpiece, obl. 4to. - BOUND WITH: Idem. Thresor literaire, contenant plusieurs diverses escritures, tant latines et romaines que italiennes et espaignoles. Seconde partie. (Ibid., idem), 1605, printed title within ornamental border, 3 prel. leaves (numb. 7-9) and 20 calligraphed leaves. - AND WITH: Idem. Fondament-boeck, weaerinne de rechte maniere, om alderhande gheschriften grondich te leeren schryven (...). (Ibid., idem), 1605, printed title within broad ornamental border, 1 prel. leaf, 18 leaves w. double-column letterpress text w. several engr. ills., 2 engr. plates (1x w. instructions for cutting the pen).

- Several lvs. w. restored corners and margins; waterst. and browned/ fingersoiled (title to the first part worse); bookplate (J.A. Dortmond) on upper pastedown. Binding w. large piece of sellotape.

= Very difficult book to collate, as virtually all surviving copies have a different composition and a different number of plates. Bonacini 1931 (mentioning 27 plates for the Spieghel), 1933 (Thresor, 26 plates) and 1930 (Fondament-boeck, 16 plates); The Universal Penman 99 (55 plates); Marzoli p.156-158 (72 plates). The facsimile edition published 1969 reproduced 75 plates. One of the finest specimens of calligraphic art ever published in the Low Countries.

€ (300-500) 300
67 2838 Calligraphy  Velde J van den 67 2838 Calligraphy Velde J van den
67 2838 Calligraphy  Velde J van den 67 2838 Calligraphy Velde J van den
67 2838 Calligraphy  Velde J van den 67 2838 Calligraphy Velde J van den
67/2838 [Calligraphy]. Velde, J. van den. Spieghel der schrijfkonste, Inden welcken ghesien worden veelderhande Gheschriften met hare Fondementen ende onderrichtinghe. Rott./ Amst., the author/ W. Jansz., 1605 (but ±1610), 3rd ed., contents in order of appearance: engr. title by J. MATHAM after K. VAN MANDER, portr. of the author by J. MATHAM, prelim. leaves numb. 1-9, dedic. leaf to P. Carpentier, privilege leaf and 57 (33+24) calligraphed leaves, modern hvellum, oblong 4to. - BOUND WITH: Idem. Thresor literaire, contenant plusieurs diverses escritures, tant latines et romaines que italiennes et espaignoles. Seconde partie. (Ibid., idem), 1605, printed title within ornamental border, otherwise no contents (but present in part 1). - AND WITH: Idem. Fondament-boeck, waerinne de rechte maniere, om alderhande gheschriften grondich te leeren schryven (...). Het derde deel. (Ibid., idem), 1605, printed title within broad ornamental border, 22p. w. double-column letterpress text w. several engr. ills. incl. 1 full-p. ill. w. instructions for cutting the pen ("Figuere van alle de strecken").

- Collation somewhat 'mixed up', but (more than) complete (all prelim./ privilege/ dedic. lvs. bound in part 1 before the engr. plates, the plates to part 1 and 2 bound in tandem in part 1, and p.1/2 of part 3 bound before title of part 3). Engr. title sl. browned/ foxed and restored along lower blank margin/ corner; portrait sl. foxed; three textlvs. w. restored upper outer corner/ outer blank margin; one textleaf (no. 4) w. mould-stains and restored spots in inner third part of leaf; some lvs. cut short, mainly in the third part and affecting the text on 2 lvs. (p.13/14 and 19/20 (p.19 upper text-line eliminated)); third part textlvs. sl. browned/ soiled and last leaf restored in upper mainly blank margin.

= The third, Blaeu, edition of what is seen as one of the finest specimens of calligraphic art ever published in the Low Countries. This rebound copy contains all possible extra engr. capital alphabet leaves, the extra "Figueren van alle de strecken" (also present in part 3 as full-p. ill.), the "Artificiosissimum Grammatices" leaf and the French "Denonce à ceux (...)" leaf as mentioned by Ton Croiset van Uchelen in Deliciae (Haarlem, 1984), and it contains all possible prelim./ privilege/ dedic. leaves (i.a. prelims. 1-6 to part 1 and 7-9 to part 2 in tandem) (whereas Croiset states that the Blaeu edition does not contain the prelim. lvs. to parts 1 and 2). Cf. Bonacini 1931 (mentioning 27 plates for the Spieghel), 1933 (Thresor, 26 plates) and 1930 (Fondament-boeck, 16 plates) (all 1st ed.); The Universal Penman 99 (55 plates); Sammlung Hauswedell 227 (1st ed.). The present copy has 57 plates (33 to part 1 and 24 to part 2), a portrait and to part 3: 1 full-p., 1 1/2-p. and 15 1/3-p. engr. ills. and 1 ill. w. woodcut elements. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CLIX.

€ (1.500-2.000)
67 2839 Calligraphy  Weber J G 67 2839 Calligraphy Weber J G
67 2839 Calligraphy  Weber J G 67 2839 Calligraphy Weber J G
67/2839 [Calligraphy]. Weber, J.G. Allgemeine Anweisung der neuesten Schönschreibkunst des Hochgräflich Lippischen Bottenmeisters und Attuarius -, für die Jugend hohen und niedern Stands desgl: für andere Liebhaber einer schönen Feder und für Frauenzimmer. Mit einer gedrukkten Anweisung und beigefügten Orthographie. Duisburg(/ Detmold), Helwingsche Universitäts Buchhandlung, n.d. (1780), 24 textp. ("Vorerinnerungen") bound at the end, 40 engr. plates (incl. title) by H. CÖNTGEN, sl. later hcalf w. gilt title-piece, obl. sm. 4to.

- Trifle/ sl. dustsoiled/ foxed/ stained; textlvs. browned; upper hinge strengthened w. new free endpaper; bookplate of J.A. Dortmond on upper pastedown. Binding worn along extremities.

= Page 24 of the Vorerinnerungen "Geschrieben Detmold den 20ten März 1780". Copies exist with 4+32 textp. and without address Duisburg, Helwing. A Nachtrag was published in 1784. Doede 208 (cf. note: copy Landesbibliothek Fulda); Bonacini (cf.) 2020-2021; Kat. Orn. Berlin 4923; Hauswedell 303. Rare. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CLIX.

€ (150-250) 400