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68 2421 Archaeology  Gell W and Gandy J P 68 2421 Archaeology Gell W and Gandy J P
68/2421 [Archaeology]. Gell, W. and Gandy, J.P. Pompeiana: the Topography, Edifices, and Ornaments of Pompeii. London, Rodwell and Martin, 1817-1819, 1st ed., XXXI,(1),273,(3)p., 81 (double-p.) steelengr. plans/ plates (incl. 1 col. aquatint and 1 tinted plate), contemp. calf w. gilt spine and brown mor. letterpiece.

- Occas. sl. foxed; upper pastedown rubbed. Backstrip/ joints dam.

= Compiled over a 3-year period. Gell's views were made with a camera obscura and therefore are very precise.

€ (150-250)
68 2422 Archaeology  Layard A H 68 2422 Archaeology Layard A H
68/2422 [Archaeology]. Layard, A.H. Discoveries in the ruins of Nineveh and Babylon; with Travels in Armenia, Kurdistan and the Desert: being the Result of a Second Expedition undertaken for the Trustees of the British Museum. London, J. Murray, 1853, 1st ed., XXIII,(1),686,(2)p., 2 fold. engr. maps, 1 fold. lithogr. plan, 13 (fold.) (tinted) lithogr. plates, num. woodcut ills., orig. giltlettered blindst. cl.

- Occas. sl. foxed; hinges weak; sm. annots. on first free endpaper. Binding trifle sunned.

= Blackmer Sale 969; Abbey Travel 364; Atabey 687. First edition of this work on the discoveries in Nineveh and Babylon and the information provided by the deciphering of the numerous cuneiform inscriptions found there. Bonomi, J. Nineveh and its palaces. The discoveries of Botta and Layard applied to the elucidation of holy writ. Ibid., Office of the Illustrated London Library, (1852), XX,402p., woodengr. frontisp., map, num. ills., orig. giltlettered blindst. cl.

- Large library-stamp on first free endpaper. Spine-ends restored; spine sl. cracked; corners showing.

€ (100-150) 100
68 2423 Archaeology  Schliemann H 68 2423 Archaeology Schliemann H
68/2423 [Archaeology]. Schliemann, H. Troy and its remains; a narrative of researches and discoveries made on the site of Illium and in the Trojan plain. Engl. transl. P. Smith. London, J. Murray, 1875, LV,(1 blank),392,(6 publ. cat.)p., engr. frontisp., 3 woodengr. maps (2x tinted), 50 (fold.) lithogr./ woodengr. plates, contemp. gilt and blindst. cl., t.e.g.

- Occas. a few foxed spots, contents otherwise fine. Rebacked w. use of contemp. backstrip; frontcover and spine partly sunned.

= Cf. Navari 1500.

Schuchardt, C. Schliemann's Ausgrabungen in Troja, Tiryus, Mykenae, Orchomenos, Ithaka und im Lichte der heutigen Wissenschaft. Leipsic, F.A. Brockhaus, 1891, XII,405,(3)p., steelengr. portr. (of 2), 7 (fold.) woodengr. maps and plans (1x col.), 14 plates, num. ills., contemp. hcl. w. printed title-ticket laid down.

- Lacks 1 portr.; occas. s few foxed spots.

AND: H. SCHLIEMANN, Briefe. Ed. E. Meyer (Berlin/ Leipsic, 1936, photogr. frontisp., orig. cl.).

€ (150-250) 170
68 2424 Archaeology  Winckelmann J J 68 2424 Archaeology Winckelmann J J
68/2424 [Archaeology]. Winckelmann, J.J. Histoire de l'art chez les anciens. Ouvrage traduit de l'Allemand. Paris, Saillant, 1766, 2 vols., LVI,360; XXVIII,343p., 2 diff. engr. title vignettes, vignettes, contemp. unif. marbled calf w. gilt spine, 8vo.

- Both vols. bookplate on upper pastedown/ owner's entry on first blank. Spines sl. worn.

= Early French translation of Winckelmann's influential Geschichte der Kunst des Alterthums (first publ. Dresden, 1764-1767). Arntzen/ Rainwater H130: "An important book, sometimes called the first modern history of art. Now most useful for art historiography and for the study of all phases of the neoclassical movement (...)."

€ (70-90) 70
68/2425 [Asia]. Asia. Journal of the American Asiatic Association. Year 1918, 1920-1934 and 1936-1943. New York, Asia Publishing Co., 1918-1943, 24 parts in 47 vols., (col./ tinted) maps, ills. etc., contemp. sl. later unif. cl. w. mor. letterpiece, orig. wr. pres., 4to.

= Extensive run of this periodical, from 1934 onward (co-)edited by i.a. Pearl Buck.

€ (250-350)
68 2426 Asia  Moser H 68 2426 Asia Moser H
68/2426 [Asia]. Moser, H. À travers l'Asie centrale. La steppe Kirghize, le Turkestan Russe, Boukhara, Khiva, le pays des Turcomans et la Perse. Impressions de voyage. Paris, E. Plon, Nourrit et Cie., n.d. (1885), 1st ed., XI,(1),463,(1)p., woodengr. frontisp. portrait, fold. tinted lithogr. map, 16 heliotype plates, woodengr. plates and ills., contemp. gilt hmor., 4to.

- Sl. later manuscript annot. on first free endpaper; occas. trifle foxed. Joints trifle worn.

Ollone, H.J. Les Derniers Barbares. Chine, Tibet, Mongolie. Ibid., P. Lafitte & Cie, 1911, (4),VI,372,(1)p., photogr. frontisp. portrait, 4 fold. woodengr. maps, num. (photogr.) plates and ills., contemp. giltlettered hmor., 4to.

- First quires loose. Spine sunned.

€ (100-150)
68 2427 Asia  Otterloo A van 68 2427 Asia Otterloo A van
68/2427 [Asia]. Otterloo, A. van. Britsch-Indië, beschreven naar de nieuwste bronnen./ China, beschreven naar de nieuwste bronnen. Amst., Gebr. Kraay, 1859/ 1861, 2 vols., IV,(2),390; (6),392p., 2 steelengr. titles w. view, 2 fold./ double-p. lithogr. maps, 48 steelengr. plates, contemp. gilt (rebacked) hmor. and hcl., large 8vo.

- Vol.1 ex-library copy; renewed endpapers; both vols. occas. trifle foxed. Vol.2 upper joint weak; spine-ends rubbed.

= Vreemde landen en volken, vol. I & III. Tiele 834.

€ (50-70) 60
68 2428 Asia  Salmon T 68 2428 Asia Salmon T
68/2428 [Asia]. Salmon, T. Hedendaagsche Historie, of Tegenwoordige Staat van alle Volkeren (...). III. Deel. Behelzende den Tegenwoordigen Staat van de Koninkryken Pegu, Ava, Arrakan, Acham. Als mede van het Eigentlyke India, of het ryk van den Groten Mogol en van Malabar, Kormandel, en het Eiland Ceilon. Dutch transl. and enl. ed. M. van Goch. Amst., I. Tirion, 1731, (8),680,(8)p., engr. frontisp., 2 fold. maps, 8 (of 10) (fold.) plates, contemp. vellum.

- Lacks 2 plates. Contents and binding fine.

€ (80-100) 100
68 2429 Asia  Thévenot  J de 68 2429 Asia Thévenot J de
68 2429 Asia  Thévenot  J de 68 2429 Asia Thévenot J de
68 2429 Asia  Thévenot  J de 68 2429 Asia Thévenot J de
68/2429 [Asia]. Thévenot, (J. de). Gedenkwaardige en zeer naauwkeurige Reizen Van den Heere de Thevenot. Dutch transl. G. van Broekhuizen. Amst., J. Bouman, 1681-1682, 1st ed., 2 parts in 1 vol., (8),486[=484],(4); (14),330,(10)p., 2 diff. engr. frontisp., 33 (of 34) (fold.) plates by J. LUYKEN (all signed in the plate), modern hleather w. purple mor. letterpiece.

- New endpapers; lacks 1 plate; frontisp. part 1 doubled and repaired w. tape on verso; dedic. and owner's entry on title-p. and verso frontisp.; 1 plate cut out and mounted on old paper; last 2 lvs. supplied in photocopy on old paper; occas. trifle. waterst. (first ±15 lvs. worse).

= Klaversma/ Hannema 1417 and 1420; Van Eeghen/ Van der Kellen no. 47, p.66; cf. Navari 1650: "(...) wichtige Reiseberichten entstanden, so vor allem diejenigen des Franzosen Jean de Thévenot (1664) (...)"; Navari 327; Gay 133 (other ed.); Hamilton 24: "Thévenot, who is said to have introduced coffee into France, endeavoured to provide information about the vegetation he encountered on his travels as well as about the antiquities he discovered and the peoples he met. He also discusses Islam and describes Mecca on the basis of an account given him by a Muslim"; Tobler p.106: "Eine Ausgabe in Paris 1664 ist nicht gehörig verbürgt"; Biographie nouvelle XIX, p.145; Arents 397 and Cox II, p. 214-215 (and p. 278) and National Maritime Museum, Voyages & Travel, 481 listing the English translation published in 1687.

€ (200-300) 275
68/2430 [Asia]. Weeda, P. Pieter van den Broek in Azië, of geschiedenis der togten en verrigtingen van dezen Nederlandschen Regulus. Amst., G. Portielje, 1845, (2 publ. cat.),VIII,240p., engr. title, 2 lithogr. plates by H.J. BACKER, orig. boards.

- Sl. yellowed/ browned. Frontcover and first quire loose(ning); backstrip partly worn away.

AND 2 others: A. VON SCHWEIGER-LERCHENFELD, Het Oosten (Rott., 1884, plates, ills., orig. cl.) and IDEM, Die Frauen des Orients in der Geschichte, in der Dichtung und im Leben (Vienna/ Leipsic, 1904, (col.) plates, ills., orig. hmor., 4to).

€ (50-70)
68/2431 [Atlases]. Andree, R. Andrees Allgemeiner Handatlas in 126 Haupt- und 137 Nebenkarten. Ed. A. Scobel. Bielefeld/ Leipsic, Velhagen & Klasing, 1899, 4th ed., (4),179,(1) prelim./ indexp., num. (double-p.) col. lithogr. maps, orig. gilt hmor. w. gilt endpapers, folio.

- Covers scratched and wrinkled; rebacked w. use of orig. backstrip. = Espenhorst 4.1.b.

€ (50-70)
68/2432 [Atlases]. Blaeu, J. Le grand atlas ou cosmographie Blauiane. Amst., Theatrum Orbis Terrarum, 1967-1968, 12 vols., 609 double-p. maps (some col.), printed in 1000 numb. copies (10), orig. unif. gilt vellum, large folio.

- Fine.

= Rare deluxe set. One of 10 copies bound in vellum, of which 5 lettered copies for sale. This is copy "C". Facs. reprint of the ed. Amst., 1663.

€ (1.500-2.500)
68/2433 [Atlases]. Brommer, B. and Heijer, H. den (ed.). Grote Atlas van de West-Indische Compagnie. I. De Oude WIC 1621-1674; II. De Nieuwe WIC 1674-1791. Voorburg etc., Atlas Maior etc., 2011-2012, 2 vols., 416; 472p., num. (full-p.) col. maps and ills., printed in 1200 numb. copies, orig. unif. cl. w. dustwr., in orig. slipcases, large folio.
€ (300-500) 300
68/2434 [Atlases]. Joly, T. Atlas classique de géographie moderne, moyen-age et ancienne, contenant les figures des animaux et des plantes les plus remarquables de chaque pays (...). Paris etc., P.M. Laroche etc., 1865, 8p., 31 (double-p.) partly col. lithogr. maps, contemp. hmor., folio.

- Spine chafed. = Several (small) maps from other atlases mounted or loosely inserted.

AND 2 other editions of the same atlas (both w. defects).

€ (40-60) 90
68 2435 Atlases  Lapie  P and A E  68 2435 Atlases Lapie P and A E
68/2435 [Atlases]. Lapie, (P. and A.E.). Atlas universel de géographie ancienne et moderne précédé d'un abrégé de géographie physique et historique. Paris, Eymery, Fruger et Cie., 1829, (8),100p., 50 double-p. engr. maps (48 w. handcol. borders), contemp. gilt red hmor., folio.

- Fine, clean copy.

€ (300-500) 400
68 2436 Atlases  Schrader F  Prudent F and Anthoine E 68 2436 Atlases Schrader F Prudent F and Anthoine E
68/2436 [Atlases]. Schrader, F., Prudent, F. and Anthoine E. Atlas de Géographie Moderne. Paris, Libraire Hachette et Cie, 1889, (6),33,(1)p., 64 double-p. lithogr. maps each w. accomp. text on verso, contemp. gilt red mor., folio.

- Upper hinge weak; lvs. yellowed; first quire loosening; occas. sl. foxed. Spine-ends dam.; upper joint splitting at foot; joints and extremities sl. worn.

Stieler, A. (Hand-atlas). Gotha, J. Perthes, 1857, 7th ed., (4),26p., 29 engr. double-p. maps w. handcol. borders, contemp. hcalf, folio.

- Lacks the title-p and probabl 14 or 33 maps.; yellowed; one map. w. large tear in outer margin; one map w. tear on fold; one map w. sm. hole. Spine-ends dam.; spine chafed; worn along extremities.

= Probably a stripped copy whichhas been rebound. The index calls for 52 plates, although above every map is stated: "Ausg. in 63 bl.". The foreword is dated 1857, 7th ed. and all maps are dated "1857". Espenhorst does not give an ed. of 1857 of the "Hand-atlas" with 52 of 62 maps.

€ (60-80)
68 2437 Atlases  Spruner K von 68 2437 Atlases Spruner K von
68/2437 [Atlases]. Spruner, K. von. (Historisch-geographischer Schul-Atlas). (Gotha, J. Perthes, ±1870), 29 engr. maps w. handcol. borders, contemp. clothbacked boards, obl. folio.

- Lacks title-p.; some foxing. Upper joint splitting; covers sl. worn along extremities.

€ (40-60) 50
68/2438 [Atlases]. Stieler, A. Hand-Atlas. Gotha, J. Perthes, 1905, 9th rev. ed., (8),(237 index)p., 100 double-p. col. maps, orig. gilt hcalf, folio.

- Joints rubbed; upper joint splitting at spine-ends; top of spine sl. dam.

= Espenhorst, p.83-84. Nice Art Nouveau binding ("prachtausgabe").

€ (70-90)
68 2439 Atlases  Stieler A 68 2439 Atlases Stieler A
68/2439 [Atlases]. Stieler, A. Handatlas über alle Theile der Erde und über das Weltgebäude. Gotha, J. Perthes, n.d. (1885), 7th ed., 8 textp., double-p. steelengr. title, double-p. contents and 95 steelengr. maps w. handcol. borders (and stencil col. sea), modern nicely gilt hleather in contemp. style, folio.

= Espenhorst 2.1.7.

€ (100-150)
68 2440 Atlases  Wijk Roelandszoon J van and Jaeger J 68 2440 Atlases Wijk Roelandszoon J van and Jaeger J
68 2440 Atlases  Wijk Roelandszoon J van and Jaeger J 68 2440 Atlases Wijk Roelandszoon J van and Jaeger J
68/2440 [Atlases]. Wijk Roelandszoon, J. van and Jaeger, J. Atlas der geheele aarde (...). Bevattende, in 34 Kaarten, de Wereldkaart, de Werelddeelen, de Landen van Europa, de Provinciën van het Koningrijk der Nederlanden en de Nederlandsche Overzeesche Bezittingen. Gron., J. Oomkens and J. Zoon, 1858, 34 double-p. lithogr. maps w. handcol. borders, orig. boards, folio.

- Most maps (sl.) foxed; middle fold of map of Europe split at bottom, running into image. Backstrip partly lacking; covers heavily rubbed.

= Nice atlas. Some maps w. lithogr. "IIe druk", "derde druk"/ "IIIe druk" or "IVe druk". Cf. Koeman II, Wijk 2 (undated ed. ±1851). Very rare, no copies in NCC.

€ (200-300) 500