2865 - 3576 OLD AND RARE BOOKS
- Two text lvs. w. tear; some views/ plates w. tear near hinge. Boards worn along edges; spine rubbed.
= Nijhoff/ Van Hattum 110; Haitsma Mulier/ Van der Lem 184a. First and only edition.
- Spine pasted over w. cl. tape.
WITH: Idem. Aanhangsel op de Proeve van Bredaasch taal-eigen, bevattende ophelderingen van eenige in onbruik zijnde woorden en spreekwijzen, in oude Bredasche stukken voorkomende. Ibid., idem, 1838, (4),71p., contemp. limp boards.
- Covers loose(ning); backstrip partly worn away. = The rare appendix.
- Spine sl. dried; binding worn along extremities.
= Landwehr, Splendid Ceremonies 205; F.M. 3757. With the fine fireworks-plate, unknown to Lotz etc.
- Bookplate and stamp on verso frontcover; sl. waterst. at the beginning; title-p. upper corner torn.
- Sl. yellowed; bookplate on upper pastedown; occas. sl. (water)stained. First work lacks first htitle; 2nd work lacks last 2 lvs. (supplied in modern photocopy); 4th work lacks the engr. title-vignette. Convolute with rare works.
= Ad 1. Rare edition, only 1 copy in NCC. Unger I, B. Contains: 1. Treur-spel van Roddrick ende Alphonsus; 2. Moortje Waar in hij Terentii Eunuchum heeft Nae-ghevolght; 3. Spaanschen Brabander Ierolimo; 4. Griane; 5. Lucelle; 6. Stommen Ridder; section w. "Lijck-dichten" lacks divisional title-p. Ad 2. Unger X, B. Ad 3. Rare, only 1 copy found in NCC. Ad 4. Worp I, 456. Very rare first edition.
- With owner's stamp of J.H.W. Unger on upper pastedown and title.
= Schuytvlot 418; Unger 111.
AND 1 other.
- Sl. yellowed; later endpapers. Upper joint split; backstrip loose(ning).
AND 2 others in 1 vol.: E. LEIGH, Critica Sacra (...) (Amst., 1696, 2 parts in 1 vol., engr. portrait, contemp. calf, folio. Lacks large portion of backstrip) and J. HEESER, Prodromus Criticus (ibid., 1696).
- Engr. title w. stamp and sm. surface dam.; title-p. w. stamp and old owner's entry; old owner's annot. on p.640
= BCNI 11604; De Backer/ Sommervogel II, 262.
Molanus, J. Natales Sanctorum Belgii & eorundem chronica recapitulatio. Douai, P. Borremans, 1616, (12),200,(19) lvs., engr. title-vignette, later calf w. gilt spine.
- Yellowed; one leaf w. tear; title-p. w. stamp and old owner's entry; some scattered old marginal annots., sl. cut short when bound in present binding; heraldic bookplate on upper pastedown. Binding rubbed.
= BCNI 6296. First publ. Antw., 1575.
AND a diff. ed. of the first work (Antw., 1663, engr. frontisp. and plates almost ident. to those in the first work, contemp. (worn) calf, 12mo).
- Contents fine. Joints split(ting), backcover almost loose; corners showing/ repaired.
AND 2 editions of P. DE CAFMEYER, Hooghweirdighe Historie van het Alder-Heylighste Sacrament van Mirakel (Brussels, 1720/ 1770, 2 vols., 27/ 21 (fold.) engr./ woodcut plates (1x by HARREWIJN/ KRAFFT), modern leather/ contemp. (dam.) calf, sm. 8vo).
- Lacks 1 ill. (The Holy Cross, Hollstein 1834), textually complete; sl. cut short, occas. sl. affecting running title and plates; partly vaguely waterstained in upper half; sl. browned towards the end; old owner's entry on title-p.; bookplate on upper pastedown. Lacks letterpiece; upper joint splitting.
= Fourth(?) edition of the Histoire du S. Sacrement de Miracle reposant à Bruxelles (first ed. Brussels, R. Velpius, 1605), written by Steven Ydens, a canon of the St. Gudele Church in Brussels. The legend, which takes place in the 14th century, tells of the miraculous return of sacred hosts after they were stolen from this church by a group of Jews. The story is illustrated with engravings by Adriaen Collaert (1560-1618). This edition without the vignette (Hollstein 1819) and the last two engravings (H. 8135-1836) as stated in Hollstein. The New Hollstein, The Collaert Dynasty VII, 1819-36 (c.q. 1820-1834); cf. BCNI 9833 (ed. 1644).
Histoire des Hosties Miraculeuses, qu'on nomme les Très-Saint Sacrement de Miracle (...). Ibid., J. van den Berghen, 1770, 124,(7)p., fold. engr. frontisp., 8 fold. and 18 full-p. plates by L.J. FRUIJTIERS, modern vellum.
- All vols. sl. foxed; vol. 2 blank endpapers heavily annotated.
- Top of spine lacking part.
= Attractively bound copy of a volume from this important 18th century bibliography published in 7 (and 3 suppl.) vols., which changed the science of bibliography and focused more on bibliophily than its predecessors.
- Sm. shelf-number ticket on frontcover.
= Written by Van Bynkershoek in defence of L.F. De Beaufort against the "Schuitpraatjes" by E.S. van Burmania and Van Itsma. Rare.
- Second vol. skips p.209-280 as always. Fine copy.
- Waterst. 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.
- The last two lvs. w. a few sm. tears and a sm. missing portion in blank fore-edge margin, one tear just affecting printed area; trifle foxed in outer margins. Binding trifle/ sl. rubbed/ stained/ soiled; one tie almost broken. Nevertheless a fine copy.
= Very rare, especially complete. It contains a title-engraving, 24 edifying/ bible texts, 2 alphabets and 3 other texts specifically demonstrating certain kinds of letters (e.g. "Groot ront loopende letteren bequamelyck te gebruycken tot het hooft van reeck[eningen?] etc."). WITH calligraphed schoolprize in pen and brown ink on first free endpaper: "Eduardus Wallis Ao. 1673 21. d. / 9. m. Opgaende uijt het eerste school in het tweede school, Nadatt een Jaer aldaer hadde geseten, Is hem dese prijs vereert. tot teijken & bewijs, sijn tijt wel had besteet, & seer wel had geleertt." Ekama 214 (calling for "28 koperetsen"); not in Hollstein, W. van der Laegh. Two copies in NCC, no copies in the digital JAP. For the binding: Spoelder 1. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CXXXVIII.
- Lacks 6 plates (incl. both title-p. and portrait); partly waterstained/ (ink)stained; 6 leaves loose; one leaf dam.; a few leaves cut sl. short. Sold w.a.f.
= Cf. Bonacini 1931 (mentioning 27 plates for the Spieghel), 1933 (Thresor, 26 plates) and 1930 (Fondament-boeck, 16 plates/ ills.) (all 1st ed.); The Universal Penman 99 (55 plates); Sammlung Hauswedell 227 (1st ed.).
- Vaguely waterstained in upper and lower inner corner; title-p. trifle soiled/ foxed. Vellum trifle warped.
= The first edition of the recording of a sermon held in Middelburg by vicar Henricus de Frein, against cardplaying.