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70/1699 A B books  Battledore Scripture Prints designed to be early introduced to the attention of Children 70/1699 A B books Battledore Scripture Prints designed to be early introduced to the attention of Children
70/1699 A B books  Battledore Scripture Prints designed to be early introduced to the attention of Children 70/1699 A B books Battledore Scripture Prints designed to be early introduced to the attention of Children
70/1699 [A.B.-books]. Battledore. Scripture Prints, designed to be early introduced to the attention of Children. London, W. Darton, n.d. (1817?), (4) handcol. engr. plates showing 24 letters of the alphabet, orig. woodengr. wr.

- Soiled; one plate w. tear.

= Very rare. Sfehrin, The Dartons (2009) H1764, stating that this horn book is only known from an advertisement, dated ±1822. In our copy a date is given on the overlapping flap: July 20th 1817. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE LVI.

€ (200-300) 600
70/1700 A B books  Christelijk Alphabet ten dienste der christelijke jeugd 70/1700 A B books Christelijk Alphabet ten dienste der christelijke jeugd
70/1700 [A.B.-books]. Christelijk Alphabet ten dienste der christelijke jeugd. Rott., W.A. Hoogveld, 1875, leporello w. 26 sections (each 11x7,9 cm.) w. gilt lithogr. ills. w. 4-line verses below, in orig. board binding

- Lvs. often strenghtened on verso w. sellotape; three letters lacking sm. portion (strengthened on verso w. paper); sl. soiled. Boards worn.

= Very rare A.B.-book showing biblical saints and scenes. No copies found.

€ (100-150) 100
70/1701 A B books  Mon Joli Alphabet 70/1701 A B books Mon Joli Alphabet
70/1701 [A.B.-books]. Mon Joli Alphabet. Toulouse, Société de Livres Religieux, 1867, 47p., 5 (of 7) handcol. lithogr. plates, woodengr. ills., orig. clothbacked col. lithogr. boards.

- Lacks 2 plates; upper hinge weak; occas. pencil scribbling/ annots.; trifle foxed.

= Le Men 508. Rare.

€ (40-60) 40
70/1702 A B books  Neues Vögel Alphabet 70/1702 A B books Neues Vögel Alphabet
70/1702 [A.B.-books]. Neues Vögel-Alphabet. Mainz, Jos. Scholz, n.d. (±1840), leporello w. 24 sections (each 12,4x7,9 cm.) w. handcol. lithogr. ills. (combining the letters I and J and skipping the Y), in orig. board binding w. mounted handcol. lithogr. title showing an eagle on frontcover, 12mo.

- Heavily foxed; hinges strengthened; leaves M and N reattached w. sellotape (shining through). Covers sl. worn; joints split; frontcover lacks part of ornamental lining along mounted plate.

= Very rare A.B.-leporello. Not in Wegehaupt and Sammlung Brüggemann. Showing an Adler, Buchfink, Colibri, Distelfink, Elster (sic), Falk, Gimpel, Holzheher, Ibis, Kraehe, Lerche, Meise, Nachtigal, Ortolane, Pelikan, Quackreiher, Rabe, Sperling, Taucher, Uhu, Verkehrtschnabel, Würger, Xanthorn and Zaunkönig.SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE LVII.

€ (250-350) 325
70/1703 A B books  Nouvel Alphabet Comique Instructif et trés amusant 70/1703 A B books Nouvel Alphabet Comique Instructif et trés amusant
70/1703 [A.B.-books]. Nouvel Alphabet Comique. Instructif et trés amusant. N.pl. (Pont-a-Mousson), n.publ. (L. Vagné), n.d. (±1870), (9) lvs. w. stencil col. lithogr. (full-p.) ills., orig. stencil col. lithogr. wr., folio.

- Sl. (finger)soiled. Wr. splitting.

AND 2 others by the same publisher: LES ANIMAUX SAUVAGES and LA FÉE DES BUISSONS.

€ (50-70) 140
70/1704 Algemeene oefenschoole van konsten en weetenschappen Eerste afdeeling Behelzende de wysbegeerte voor jonge heeren en jufferen of achtereenvolgende beschouwingen van de werken der natuur 70/1704 Algemeene oefenschoole van konsten en weetenschappen Eerste afdeeling Behelzende de wysbegeerte voor jonge heeren en jufferen of achtereenvolgende beschouwingen van de werken der natuur
70/1704 Algemeene oefenschoole van konsten en weetenschappen. Eerste afdeeling. Behelzende de wysbegeerte voor jonge heeren en jufferen, of achtereenvolgende beschouwingen van de werken der natuur. Amst., P. Meijer, 1763, 3 vols., XII,496[=500],(4); (4),417,(5); (2),492p., 52 engr. plates, contemp. unif. hcalf w. mor. letterpiece.

- Second vol. lacks prob. a divisional title (p.191/192) and several lvs. mispaginated. Extremities of binding rubbed, corners showing; top of spine of 2nd vol. sl. dam.

= Complete part of a larger series. Introductionary texts for youngsters on various subjects, i.a. astronomy, optica, microscopy, ethnology and other natural sciences.

€ (150-250) 150
70/1705 Atlases  Atlas des enfans ou méthode nouvelle courte facile et demonstrative pour apprendre la geographie  avec un nouveau traité de la sphere  70/1705 Atlases Atlas des enfans ou méthode nouvelle courte facile et demonstrative pour apprendre la geographie avec un nouveau traité de la sphere
70/1705 [Atlases]. Atlas des enfans; ou méthode nouvelle, courte, facile et demonstrative, pour apprendre la geographie (...) avec un nouveau traité de la sphere (...). Amst., J.H. Schneider, 1779, 2 parts in 1 vol. w. continuous pagination, (6),XII,284p., engr. frontisp., title-vignette, 22 fold. handcol. engr. maps (incl. a worldmap) and 2 handcol. plates, modern calf w. use of contemp. backstrip w. mor. letterpiece, sm. 8vo.

- Very clean copy. Backcover sl. scratched.

= Koeman III, Schn. I, 121 (ed. 1760); Philipps 3504. Cf. Gumuchian 388 (ed. 1790).

€ (120-150) 130
70/1706 Atlases  Geographische oefening schetzende de geheele aardrykskunde in XXII landkaartjes naar de Nieuwste Ontdekkingen gemaakt en opgehelderd by wyze van vragen en antwoorden zeer nuttig70/1706 Atlases Geographische oefening schetzende de geheele aardrykskunde in XXII landkaartjes naar de Nieuwste Ontdekkingen gemaakt en opgehelderd by wyze van vragen en antwoorden zeer nuttig
70/1706 [Atlases]. Geographische oefening, schetzende de geheele aardrykskunde in XXII. landkaartjes, naar de Nieuwste Ontdekkingen gemaakt en opgehelderd by wyze van vragen en antwoorden; zeer nuttig voor de Leerlingen en allerlei Beminnaren van de Geographie. Amst., F. Houttuyn, 1758, 1st ed., (6),190,(18)p., 22 fold. contemp. handcol. maps (incl. worldmap) by C. SEPP after G. DE L'ISLE, contemp. gilt hcalf w. mor. letterpiece.

- All maps w. geographical names added in contemp. pen and ink. One map w. small tear.

= Buijnsters, BNK 522 ("Een van de eerste Nederlandse geografie-boekjes voor kinderen.").

€ (100-150) 130
70/1707 Atlases  Nouvel atlas des enfans ou principes clairs pour apprendre facilement en peu de tems la géographie suivi d'un traité méthodique de la sphere qui explique le mouvement des astres 70/1707 Atlases Nouvel atlas des enfans ou principes clairs pour apprendre facilement en peu de tems la géographie suivi d'un traité méthodique de la sphere qui explique le mouvement des astres
70/1707 [Atlases]. Nouvel atlas des enfans, ou principes clairs pour apprendre facilement en peu de tems la géographie, suivi d'un traité méthodique de la sphere, qui explique le mouvement des astres, les sistemes du monde & l'usage du globe. Amst., B. Vlam, 1793, 6th rev. ed., XII,276p., engr. frontisp., 22 fold. contemp. handcol. engr. maps (incl. a worldmap) and 2 fold. plates (i.a. of globes), later hmor., sm. 8vo.

- A few maps (incl. worldmap) and the plates margins restored; sl. fingersoiled.

= Rare. Not in Buijnsters, BNK; cf. Koeman II, Honk 1 (10th ed., 1817).

€ (120-150) 130
70 1708 Beata = B Zegers Veeckens 70 1708 Beata = B Zegers Veeckens
70/1708 Beata (= B. Zegers Veeckens). Ra, ra, wat is dat? Utr., W. de Haan, n.d. (±1900), (16)p. (incl. wr.), 4 full-p. chromolithogr. ills., monochr. ills., orig. chromolithogr. wr., 4to.

- Contents and wr. loose(ning).

€ (50-70) 50
70/1709 Bibliotheek in miniatuur 70/1709 Bibliotheek in miniatuur
70/1709 Bibliotheek in miniatuur. Amst., M. Westerman, 1823, 10 vols., 5 engr. maps (incl. 1 fold. worldmap), 30 (of 31) plates, later hcl. w. the use of the orig. unif. printed boards, 8x6,2 cm.

- One vol. lacks 1 plate and title-p.; owner's entry on first free endpaper; otherwise contents fine. Rebacked in the 19th cent.; boards rubbed/ worn; one vol. cover w. vertical closed tear.

= Welsh 1247; Spielman 39-48; The Children's World of Learning 3553; Ki.la.ki.le. 545; cf. Bondy p.75 (ed. Paris, ±1825); not in Gumuchian. Dutch adaptation of Bibliothèque en miniature pour la jeunesse (Paris, Gide Fils, ±1820). "First and only edition of a charming children's instructive library on all school subjects (...)." (The Children's World of Learning). According to Welsh a second Dutch edition was published in 1834. Comprises: De Aardrijkskunde; Gewijde Geschiedenis; Vaderlandsche Geschiedenis; Natuurlijke Geschiedenis der Viervoetige Dieren; Natuurlijke Geschiedenis der Vogelen; Natuurlijke Geschiedenis der Insekten, Kruipende Dieren en Visschen; De Kruidkunde; Zedelijke Verhalen; Arabische Vertellingen; De Mythologie.

€ (80-100) 80
70/1710 Eene biggenfamilie Mevrouw Muizenschrik Een poppenvertelling 70/1710 Eene biggenfamilie Mevrouw Muizenschrik Een poppenvertelling
70/1710 Eene biggenfamilie Mevrouw Muizenschrik Een poppenvertelling 70/1710 Eene biggenfamilie Mevrouw Muizenschrik Een poppenvertelling
70/1710 Eene biggenfamilie Mevrouw Muizenschrik Een poppenvertelling 70/1710 Eene biggenfamilie Mevrouw Muizenschrik Een poppenvertelling
70/1710 Eene biggenfamilie. Mevrouw Muizenschrik. Een poppenvertelling. Rott., Cacao A. Driessen, n.d. (±1900), 3 vols., leporello, each (6)p., chromolithogr. ills. on recto, text on verso, sm. narrow 8vo.

- Foxed, mostly on verso; some folds strengthened/ repaired w. tracing paper on verso.

= Rare promotional booklets with advertorial text on verso for the cocoa company A. Driessen.

€ (30-50) 30
70/1711 Bodenheim, N. In Holland staat een huis. Amst., S.L. van Looy, n.d. (1903), 1st ed., (32)p., silhouette ills. and orig. clothbacked dec. boards by N. BODENHEIM, obl. 8vo.

- Boards stained and worn along extremities. = De hele Bibelebontse berg p.558 and 563.

Rinke, J. Holland's Jeugd in Kleederdracht en Spel. The Hague, Erven M.G. Cohen, n.d. (±1930), (22)p., (col.) lithogr. ills. and orig. boards by J. RINKE, 4to. - AND 6 others, i.a. L. MICHEL, Contes & Légendes (Paris, 1884, plates, orig. clothbacked lithogr. boards, 4to) and T. RÖLING, Iene Miene Mutte (Amst., n.d., ills., orig. hcl., 4to).

€ (40-60)
70 1712 Brunhoff J de 70 1712 Brunhoff J de
70/1712 Brunhoff, J. de. Le voyage de Babar. Paris, Editions du Jardin des Modes, 1932, 1st ed., 47,(1)p., col. ills. and orig. clothbacked pict. boards by J. DE BRUNHOFF, folio.

- Upper hinge sl. weak; occas. sl. foxed in lower half/ lower margin. Frontcover sl. scratched/ backcover scratched; corners sl. bumped.

AND 1 other: N. FOX WEBER, The Art of Babar (...) (New York, 1989, richly illustrated, orig. cl. w. dustwr., 4to).

€ (50-70) 80
70 1713 Chönz S 70 1713 Chönz S
70 1713 Chönz S 70 1713 Chönz S
70/1713 Chönz, S. Der grosse Schnee. Zürich, Schweizer-Spiegel, n.d. (1955), (28)p., 12 col. plates and ills. by A. CARIGIET, orig. pict. clothbacked boards, obl. 4to.

- Fine copy. = Bilderwelt 770.

Idem. Schellen-Ursli. Ibid., idem, n.d. (1945), (44)p., 20 col. plates and ills. by A. CARIGIET, orig. pict. clothbacked boards, obl. 4to.

- Fine copy. = Bilderwelt 768.

AND 2 others by the same (incl. 1 duplicate), both with col. plates and ills. by A. CARIGIET (Bilderwelt 769 and 770).

€ (60-80)
70 1714 Comics  Bellus J 70 1714 Comics Bellus J
70/1714 [Comics]. Bellus, J. Oh! Clémentine. Introd. J. Fayard. N.pl., Fayard, 1963, 109,(1)p., ills. and orig. wr. by JEAN BELLUS.

= With AUTOGRAPH SIGNED DEDICATION and an orig. drawing of Clémentine on htitle. The orig. wrap-around band loosely inserted.

€ (40-60)
70 1715 Comics  Bilal E 70 1715 Comics Bilal E
70/1715 [Comics]. Bilal, E. Er was eens'n voorbijganger... Vol. 1-4. Brussels/ Haarlem, Dargaud/ Oberon, 1978-1986, all 1st Dutch eds., 4 (of 5) vols., col. ills. and orig. (unif.) pict. boards E. BILAL, 4to.

= Matla VOORB 1.1-1.4. First and 2nd volume SIGNED (w. dedication) on title-page and 3rd and 4th volume w. AUTOGRAPH SIGNED DEDICATION and with ORIGINAL DRAWING in pen and ink.

Idem. De Kermis der onsterfelijken. Brussels, Dargaud, (1981), 1st Dutch ed., 64p., col. ills. and orig. pict. boards by E. BILAL, 4to.

= Matla ALCID 1.1.

AND 2 others by the same, both in orig. boards.

€ (100-150) 160
70 1716 Comics  Boogaard Th van den and Schippers W T 70 1716 Comics Boogaard Th van den and Schippers W T
70/1716 [Comics]. Boogaard, Th. van den and Schippers, W.T. Sjef van Oekel slaat terug. Heemstede, Big Balloon, 1994, 1st ed., 47,(1)p., col. ills. and orig. wr. by TH. VAN DEN BOOGAARD, 4to.

= With an ORIGINAL SIGNED DRAWING by Theo van den Boogaard on verso title-p.

€ (80-100)
70 1717 Comics  Calvo E F and Dancette V 70 1717 Comics Calvo E F and Dancette V
70/1717 [Comics]. Calvo, E.-F. and Dancette, V. Het beest is dood! De wereldoorlog bij de dieren. Dutch transl. W. van Mulders. Arnhem/ Brussels, S. Gouda Quint/ D. Brouwer en Zoon, (1946), 1st Dutch ed., 2 parts in 1 vol., 79,(1)p., col. ills. and orig. boards by CALVO, folio.

- Backstrip sl. dam.; corners sl. rubbed.

= Matla BEEST 1. Consists of 2 parts, titled Het beest is losgebroken and Het beest is verslagen.

(Reith, B.A.). Monki's reis om de wereld. 50 avonturen in Amerika. N.pl., n.publ., n.d. (Haarlem, Spaarnestad, 1946), 105p., tinted ills., orig. orig. pict. wr., 4to.

- Upper hinge broken. Wrappers sl. soiled and yellowed; backwr. chipped; top of spine sl. worn.

= MATLA Monk 1.2.

€ (50-70)
70 1718 Comics  Crumb R 70 1718 Comics Crumb R
70/1718 [Comics]. Crumb, R. Sex Obsessions. Cologne, Taschen, 2007, 253,(3)p., (col.) ills. and orig. clothbacked boards and slipcase by R. CRUMB, 4to.

= One of 1200 numb. copies (1000), with a separate col. print in a green cl. folder numb. in pencil and w. blindstamp in lower corner stating that the print is "certified authentic" and "limited to an edition of 1200". SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE LVII.

€ (150-250) 160
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