2865 - 3576 OLD AND RARE BOOKS
- Occas. foxed; hinges weak in two places. Spine rubbed, sl. chipped at ends and w. two creases/ cracks; otherwise binding sl. rubbed/ soiled.
= First free endpaper with owner's entry of Daniel Radford, to whom the book was offered.
AND 3 others in gilt/ blindst. red mor. bindings of ±1800 (1x rebacked), all containing theological/ devotional works (publ. 1716-1781).
- Frontisp. and title creased. Spine-ends chipped; scratch on backcover.
- Velvet trifle/ sl. worn along extremities, w. some small repairs/ restorations; one clasp not fastening well on catch due to small worn-away part of catch. Contents: old owner's entries on verso first free endpaper.
= One clasp w. the initials "S.D.G.M." and "L.A.B.", the other w. "1851" and "22 Dec. 1873". The catches each show a seated human figure, 3x a woman: one w. a small child and a suckling baby, one holding a bird and an anchor, one holding a stone column, and the last showing a (male?) person holding a cross-shaped staff. Any goldmarks are hidden under the pastedowns. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CXVII.
- Velvet partly worn along extremities.
= Intended for the leaves of an album amicorum. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CXVII.
- A fine copy, covers and spine trifle scratched; one pin missing; catch on frontcover has to be fastened more tightly.
= Beautiful binding, the pastedowns only reaching halfway over the covers, leaving the outer half of the covers to show the translucency of the tortoise-shell material. Both clasp and catch w. a crowned lion hallmark and "DA"(?). The clasp shows Moses holding the Ten Commandments, the catch and the part of the clasp fastened to backcover show two of the four evangelists. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CXVII.
- Hinges showing but strong. Velvet over joints worn. = SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CXVIII.
- Upper joint split; backstrip loose; one flap of binding loose; lock broken.
AND 2 others, i.a. an 18th cent. gilttooled calf binding (worn/ sl. dam.).
- Trifle worn on inside, otherwise in fine condition. = SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CXVIII.
- A few rubbed spots along one margin. = SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CXIX.
AND 1 other 18th cent. lady's wallet, with silk embroidered view of a monument in the woods with monogram "M" on socle, and w. rich col. silk embroidery of grapes and flowers on the other side, embroidered on very thin whitish silk ground (silk ground browned and worn along top side and corners; inside of wallet restored w. use of modern green silk and marbled paper).
- Very fine copy.
= With the letterpress prize bound in at front filled out in manuscript to "Joann. Leon. Jac. Hallo" and dated 21 September 1827. On the binding, Spoelder 13. Cf. Camus 455 (other eds.).
- Sl. foxed; occas. trifle waterst. Lacks ties; gilding sl. faded; covers sl. dustsoiled.
= WITH tipped-in letterpress schoolprize to Stephan Hendrik Gerritzen, dated "IV Ante Idus Martias MDCCCXXI". Spoelder 2. On the contents: Dibdin II, p.281 (ed. 1727): "This is the celebrated edition of Burman (...)"; Schweiger III, p.736 (ed. 1727): "Werthvolle Ausg. (...)". Reprint of the ed. Leyden, 1727.
- Lower joint splitting at top of spine; spine-ends sl. worn.
= With the prize (to Jan Hendrik Buddingh, dated 1834) bound at the beginning. Spoelder 3.
AND 1 other, similar schoolprize binding of Arnhem, with schoolprize to the same.
- Without the prize; first free endpaper corner torn off. Spine rubbed. = Spoelder 4.
= With the schoolprize (to J. Spoor, dated 1845) bound in. Spoelder 4; Schweiger p.1129.
- Trifle yellowed. Vellum sl. darkened; upper joint splitting.
= With manuscript schoolprize to Leonardus Verspijck, dated 1763. Not in Spoelder; Schweiger p.48. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CXVIII.
- Gilding of Ypsilons partly worn off; lacks ties. Otherwise a fine copy.
= Spoelder Delft 1. Early schoolprize binding w. manuscript presentation verso first blank to Simon vander Pijl, awarded in 1684. The best edition. Haitsma Mulier/ Van der Lem 502; De Wind p.421-424: "Dit werk behelst eene uitvoerige geschiedenis van Holland en Zeeland, van den tijd van Dirk den eersten, tot aan het einde der regering van Jacoba van Beijeren, en dus tot 1433."
- Two blank prelim. lvs. w. (extensive) annots. in ballpoint; frontisp. w. clumsy (contemp.) colouring in green and brown; pastedowns detached. Gilding partly worn away; lacks ties.
= Spoelder 1.
- Contents fine. Lacks ties; gilding sl. faded.
= WITH tipped-in letterpress schoolprize to Nicolaas Caspar Noppen, dated "XVIII Kal. Jan. MDCCLXXIII", signed by G. van Dijk, L. Luijken, H.J. Egberts, C.J. van Dam and E.B. Fagel. Spoelder 3; Schweiger II, p.619-620.