2865 - 3576 OLD AND RARE BOOKS
- Waterstained in lower blank corner throughout. Dam. at foot of spine, carefully restored w. use of vellum; corners showing; small inkstains on both covers.
= Haitsma Mulier/ Van der Lem 429a.
- Lacks the fold. map and plans; new endpapers; hinges strengthened; inner margin title-p. gluestained; occas. yellowed; 1 leaf lacks sm. portion. Binding worn along extremities; joints starting.
= Haitsma Mulier/ Van der Lem 523c; Carasso-Kok 98 and 224; De Wind p.555-557.
- (Sl.) waterst. and occas. sl. mouldy; title-p. soiled and w. tears, touching the text; first lvs. frayed; contents loose(ning). Binding dam.; covers detached and heavily worn; lacks leather backstrip.
- Sl. foxed. Corners. sl. bumped; rubbed along extremities.
= Zischka 111; Arntzen/ Rainwater E41: "The first German dictionary of artists."
- Lower inner margin waterst. at the beginning.
- Frontispiece w. some scratches; some sl. foxing; upper hinge weak. Binding worn/ dam.
= Weiss 1179 note.
= Godelieve of Gistel, a virtuous young woman from the 11th century, was cast away by her husband on their wedding day, and humiliated, abused and later strangled by two servants. After her death, she was recognized as a martyr. Rare.
AND 1 other, also supplied in plano: Statuts de la Confrerie du Verbe-Incarné etablie par la Bulle de Nôtre Saint Pere le Pape Clament X (Lyon, C. Reguilliat, 1739, 24p., folded once. Partly waterstained in blank margins. Rare).
- Vellum sl. darkened and stained. A fine copy.
= = The first edition of the first complete Dutch topographical and historical history of Gelderland, by Arend van Slichtenhorst (±1615-1657), who studied at Leiden and became a lawyer in his native city Arnhem. As acknowledged on the title, the work was based upon, and partly a translation of, Pontanus' Latin Historiae Gelricae, published in 1639, but Slichtenhorst thoroughly revised, corrected and much enlarged the Latin original. A classic in its field. Nijhoff/ Van Hattum 281.
- Lacks the general map of Gelderland and "De Wild-baen tot Dieren"; the map of "Nymegen. Het eerste Vierdeel" dam. in blank margin and w. large closed tear; plan of Tiel, map of Graeffschap Zutphen and map of Ruermond loose and frayed; plans of Zutphen, Doesburg frayed; plan of Fort Nassau dam.; partly vaguely waterstained in lower half inner margin. Binding worn/ dam.
= The first edition of the first complete Dutch topographical and historical history of Gelderland, by Arend van Slichtenhorst (±1615-1657), who studied at Leiden and became a lawyer in his native city Arnhem. As acknowledged on the title, the work was based upon, and partly a translation of, Pontanus' Latin Historiae Gelricae, published in 1639, but Slichtenhorst thoroughly revised, corrected and much enlarged the Latin original. A classic in its field. Nijhoff/ Van Hattum 281. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CXXV.
- Contents trifle soiled/ foxed; all vols. corner of first free endpaper cut out (eliminating an owner's entry) and w. old owner's entry on upper pastedown. Spines creased and sl. dam. at ends; corners showing.
= The first Dutch edition. Landwehr F105; cf. Bodemann II, 158, listing the edition published in 1781-1785 with the same ills.
- Trifle foxed/ yellowed; vol. 2 vaguely waterst. in blank upper margin; a few plates cut short. Spine-ends chipped.
= Nicely illustrated set. Landwehr F108; cf. Waller 589 and Bodemann II, 158 (both ed. 1781-1785).
- Occas. sl. waterstained. Vol. number letterpieces on spines partly worn; paper over covers of all but one vol. dam./ worn; top of spine of vol.7/8 chipped.
= Cf. Goed IV, p.78 23. Vol.10 contains a biography of Gellert by J.A. Cramer and some poems on the death of Gellert.
- Occas. sl. (water)stained; a few lvs. loosening; hinges weak. Top of spine chipped; joints and extremties (sl.) worn.
= Nice, detailed work, focusing on all possible aspects of the coat of arms: shield, coronet, mantling, etcetera.
- Sl. browned; annot. on upper pastedown; owner's entry on title-p.; 1 plate w. tear; hinges weak; a few lvs. loose(ning). Lacking parts of the ties; joints split(ting).
= A few lvs. with ms. annots. and a family tree with the ascendance of Walter Ruston bound in.
- Title doubled; occas. offsetting; hinges broken; upper part of inner margin first 10 lvs. wormholed. Top of spine dam.; vellum sl. soiled.
- Fold. plate w. large tears repaired on verso; one plate (w. flags) restored in lower outer corner; a few lvs. w. sm. repaired tear and w. some offsetting from colours; one title-p. w. crossed out owner's entry; occas. trifle waterst./ foxed. Backcover vol. 1 w. a chafed spot and backcover vol. 3 w. a few sm. stains.
= Not in the usual reference works. Attractive set w. remarkable unidentified monogram on both covers.
- Occas. yellowed. Vellum sl. wrinkled and spotted; leather ties lacking.
= The most esteemed commentary on the Psalms of its time. Adams B1478. Nothing traced on Stanislaus Batkowicz.
- Owner's stamp on first free endpaper. Brown stain on backcover. Nevertheless a fine copy.