2865 - 3576 OLD AND RARE BOOKS
- Bookplate on upper pastedown and first free endpaper; old owners entry on first free endpaper; occas. annots. Backcover w. a few sm. brown spots.
- Waterst. in lower corner towards the end; partly trifle yellowed. Paper over boards lacking (backcover)/ loose(ning) (frontcover).
= Landwehr, Romeyn de Hooghe as book illustrator 92.
AND the 2nd part only of IDEM, Poëzy, van verscheide mengelstoffen (bound unif. w. the 1st work).
- Sl. foxed; steelengr. plate and sm. ticket mounted on upper pastedown
= Vicaire VI, 1211; Sander 592.
- Sl. yellowed. Spine soiled.
= The rare first ed. Prayer-book by Philips van Rouveen (1573-1651), Dutch apostolic vicar. BCNI 6822.
AND 1 other by the same: Tractatus de Missionibus ad Propagandam Fidem, et Conversionem Infidelium & Haereticorum instivendis (Louvain, 1624, contemp. calf w. gilt spine, sm. 8vo. BCNI 7415).
- A few plates loose(ing); frontisp. trifle stained. Joints and raised bands trifle rubbed. Good/ fine copies w. bookplates of H.S. Leon and Bob Luza.
= Oppermann 1203; Langlois I, p.369,14; Massmann p.60, E.1; Reichelt 184; cat. Memento Mori, Dansen met de Dood 43; cat. Mensch und Tod 859-931; Abbey, Life, 263; Tooley 410. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CXL.
- Upper hinge almost broken. Binding worn along extremities.
= Tooley 417; Abbey, Life in England 378.
- Two plates sl. waterstained in upper margin, not affecting image; trifle foxed. Lacks mor. letterpiece; spine-ends dam.; binding worn along extremities.
- Dedication in ballpoint on title-p.; a few pencil annots. Joints splitting; spine worn.
= SK Russkoi Knigi XVIII veka 3669.
- A few scattered library stamps. Binding sl. rubbed; paper shelf ticket on frontcover and at foot of spine.
= The Obschij Gerbovnik was established by imperial decree under tsar Paul I in January 1797 and by August 1816, nine parts had been compiled and approved by the Russian monarch. It appeared in printed form between 1803-1809 (part 1-4) and 1836-1840 (part 5-9) in an edition of 600 copies. Parts 10-20 were compiled and approved in 1836 (10) and 1857-1917 (11-20) and printed in one single copy only, which are now kept at the Russian Historical State Archive in St. Petersburg. Massive genealogical work on the Russian aristocracy with fine engravings. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CXXXIX.
- Plate vol. only; lacks 2 maps; occas. marginal tear/ marginally waterst./ thumbed. Binding dam.
= Henze III, p.693ff; Howgego P10; Nissen, ZBI 3076; Pritzel 6903; Chavanne 169; Ebert 15680; Monglond I, 464f. Cox I, p.199.
- Last ±50 lvs. marginally wormholed. Vellum sl. worn. = Cat. (...) des Russica 390.
- Contents fine. Lower joint vol. 2 split at foot. = Brunet V, p.186; Cohen/ De Ricci 944. Attractive binding.
- The first work foxed and w. owner's stamp on verso title-p. and last textpage; the second work lacking engr. frontisp. portrait; owner's stamp on title-p. and last textpage.
= Ad 1: Doedes, Rariora 803; cf. Van der Haar S185 (1st Dutch ed. 1684). The first edition of her autobiography. Ad 2: Willems 649, note; Rahir 2060.
- Trifle fingersoiled, contents otherwise very fine.
= Fine portraits. Haitsma Mulier/ Van der Lem 436d; De Buck p.107-109; De Wind 412.
- Bookplates on upper pastedown and first free endpaper; two sm. stamps on title-p.; upper hinge broken.
- Uncut copy. Letterpiece chipped.
- Joints splitting.
- Lacks the general map. Joints expertly restored. A fine copy of this famous description of South Africa in a nice binding.
= Landwehr, VOC 583; Tiele 606; Mendelssohn I, p.843-844. Dealing with all aspects of life at the Cape, incl. flora and fauna, geography etc. Also contains an accurate description of the life and culture of the indigenous Hottentots. The first edition was published in Nuremberg, 1719.
- Occas. trifle foxed; upper pastedown loosening. Contents and binding fine.
= Tiele 361; Borba de Moraes p.329; Sabin 25927. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CXLI.