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70/2607 [Ornithology]. Haverschmidt, F. Birds of Surinam. Edinb., Oliver & Boyd, 1971, 2nd ed., XIX,(3),445p., fold. map, (col.) plates and ills. by P. BARRUEL, orig. giltlettered cl., 4to.

= SIGNED by the author on first free endpaper.

Felix, J. Oiseaux des Pays d'Europe. Paris, Gründ, 1978, 320p., num. (col.) ills. by K. HISEK, orig. cl. w. dustwr., 4to. - AND 3 others, i.a. K.H. VOOUS, Birds of the Netherlands Antilles (Zutphen, 1983, col. plates, orig. boards w. dustwr.) and J.G. WILLIAMS, A Field Guide to the Birds of East and Central Africa (London, 1972, (col.) plates, orig. cl. w. dustwr.).

€ (50-70) 70
70/2608 [Ornithology]. Jackson, C.E. Dictionary of Bird Artists of the World. Woodbridge, Antique Collector's Club, 1999, 550p., num. (col.) plates/ ills., orig. cl. w. dustwr., 4to.

= Over 4.000 entries.

Fuller, E. Extinct Birds. Ithaca, Comstock Publ., 2001, 398p., num. (col.) ills., orig. cl. w. dustwr., 4to. - AND 3 others, i.a. K. FRERIKS, De valk. Over valkerij en wilde vogels (Amst., 2008, col. plates, orig. cl. w. dustwr.).

€ (70-90) 70
70 2609 Ornithology  Oort E D van 70 2609 Ornithology Oort E D van
70 2609 Ornithology  Oort E D van 70 2609 Ornithology Oort E D van
70 2609 Ornithology  Oort E D van 70 2609 Ornithology Oort E D van
70/2609 [Ornithology]. Oort, E.D. van. Ornithologia Neerlandica. De vogels van Nederland. The Hague, M. Nijhoff, 1922-1935, 6 vols. (incl. index vol.), 407 full-p. polychrome collotype plates after M.A. KOEKKOEK, orig. unif. gilt hmor. (index vol. orig. gilt cl. w. dustwr.), t.e.g., folio (index vol. 8vo).

- Sl. browned endpapers; a few foxed spots. Spine-ends trifle worn.

= Nissen, IVB 694; Anker 381. With the rare index vol. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CVII.

€ (1.000-1.500) 1200
70 2610 Ornithology  Pernau F A von 70 2610 Ornithology Pernau F A von
70/2610 [Ornithology]. (Pernau, F.A. von). Gründliche Anweisung alle Arten Vögel zu fangen, einzustellen, abzurichten, zahm zu machen, ihre Eigenschaften zu erkennen, Pastarden zu ziehen, ihnen fremden Gesang zu lernen, und sie zum aus- und einfliegen zu gewöhnen. Nebst Anmerkungen über Hervieux Von Canarien Vögeln und Joseph Mitelli Jagdlust. Nurnberg, G.P. Monath, 1768, 2nd ed., (14),696,(8)p., engr. frontisp., 4 (fold.) plates, contemp. calf w. mor. letterpiece.

- Annots. in ballpoint on upper pastedown. Binding sl. rubbed and chafed.

= Nissen, IVB 716; Lindner 11.1591.08.

€ (200-300)
70 2611 Payen C B le 70 2611 Payen C B le
70/2611 Payen, C.-B. le. Essai sur les moulins à soie et description d'un moulin propre à servir seul à l'organsinage et à toutes les opérations du tord de la soie, Suivis de cinq Mémoires relatifs à la Soie & à la culture du Mûrier. Metz, J. Antoine, 1767, (8),XXIV,178,(4)p., engr. title-vignette, dedicatory vignette, 4 fold. plates, modern hvellum w. marbled paper over boards, large 4to.

- Fine copy. Royal warrant at the end misbound; occas. duststained in blank fore-edge margin.

= Very rare work on silk mills, with contemp. dedication "au Vicomte de Nieuport" on htitle.

€ (300-500) 300
70 2612 Pharmacy  Water J A van de 70 2612 Pharmacy Water J A van de
70/2612 [Pharmacy]. Water, J.A. van de. Beknopt doch zoo veel mogelijk volledig handboek voor de leer der geneesmiddelen. (Materia Medica). Ed. M.W. Plagge. Amst., C.G. Sulpke, 1834, 2nd rev. ed., XL,558p., engr. title-p., contemp. gilt hcalf w. orange mor. letterpiece.

- Owner´s stamp on htitle; title-p. sl. waterstained. Covers rubbed along extremities. = BMN I, p.361. Rare.

€ (100-150)
70 2613 Physics  Guyot E G 70 2613 Physics Guyot E G
70 2613 Physics  Guyot E G 70 2613 Physics Guyot E G
70/2613 [Physics]. Guyot, E.G. Nieuwe natuur- en wiskonstige vermaaklykheden. Vol. 1 ("Magnetische vermaaklykheden of het zeilsteenspel"). Rott., E. Arrenberg, 1771, 56,414,(4)p., 24 fold. handcol. engr. plates, 2 fold. tables, contemp. calf.

- Letterpress words "Eerste deel" erased from title-p.; partly w. sm. wormholes in outer corners. Poor binding, leather covers worn away; joints weak.

= First volume of the series only, entirely on tricks or small games with the use of magnetism and various (selfmade) devices. The last few leaves are a list of devices that appear in this work and can be bought at Guyot's workshop in Paris. Bierens de Haan 1856.

€ (80-100) 130
70/2614 Physiognomy  Physiögnomische Catechismus Bevattende de Gronden en Beginselen der Gelaadkennis Geschikt Om den Mensch aan zig zelven te ontdekken om ook den Aart en het Karakter van zyn Me70/2614 Physiognomy Physiögnomische Catechismus Bevattende de Gronden en Beginselen der Gelaadkennis Geschikt Om den Mensch aan zig zelven te ontdekken om ook den Aart en het Karakter van zyn Me
70/2614 [Physiognomy]. Physiögnomische Catechismus. Bevattende de Gronden en Beginselen der Gelaadkennis. Geschikt Om den Mensch aan zig zelven te ontdekken, om ook den Aart en het Karakter van zyn Medemensch te ontdekken, en hem op te leiden tot de beöefening en vorming van het Menschelyk Hart. Amst., G. Bom en Zoonen, 1780, (4),XXVI,(6),359p., engr. title-vignette by T. EKELE after C.F. FRITSCH, 9 engr. plates, contemp. hcalf.

- Spine-ends chipped; joints split; corners sl. worn and paper over covers rubbed. Some sl. foxing; occas. vague waterst. in upper blank margin.

€ (40-60) 90
70 2615 Pluche N A  70 2615 Pluche N A
70/2615 (Pluche, N.A.). Le spectacle de la nature, ou entretiens sur les particularités de l'histoire naturelle, qui ont paru les plus propres à rendre les jeunes-gens curieux, & à leur former l'esprit. Paris, Frères Estienne, 1763, 8 parts in 9 vols., 9 engr. frontisp. and 202 (fold.) plates, contemp. (unif.) calf, richly gilt spine w. mor. letterpieces, sm. 8vo.

- A few lvs. portion of upper outer corner and outer margin torn off; a few lvs. with a few sm. stains; one leaf loose w. tear; one vol. w. owner's entry on final verso free endpaper. Despite the defects, contents mostly fine. Two vols. top of spine dam.; corners showing; bindings rubbed/ (sl.) worn along extremities.

= Nice plates depicting i.a. professions, flowers, animals, (celestial) maps, astronomical and optical instruments, ships, mills. Nissen, ZBI 3194.

€ (250-350) 300
70/2616 Precious metals and jewellery  Diamond cutter's collection box 70/2616 Precious metals and jewellery Diamond cutter's collection box
70/2616 Precious metals and jewellery  Diamond cutter's collection box 70/2616 Precious metals and jewellery Diamond cutter's collection box
70/2616 [Precious metals and jewellery]. Diamond cutter's collection box, wood (mahogany?) and brass, early 20th cent., consisting of 3 small drawers w. brass knobs behind sliding lid, 2 small reservoirs w. sliding lid, and a compartment containing a removable brass reservoir w. sliding sieve and lid, the whole measuring 14,5(l.)x7,5(w.)x8,5(h.) cm.

= The diamond cutter would polish a diamond above the brass sieve, the shaving waste would be collected through the sieve in the container. Larger parts could be stored in the drawers.

AND an etching by C.L. DAKE, "De Diamantklover" (21x16,5 cm., signed and titled in the plate).

€ (70-90) 70
70/2617 Railways  Brug te Kuilenburg Onderbouw/ Bovenbouw/ Photografiën 70/2617 Railways Brug te Kuilenburg Onderbouw/ Bovenbouw/ Photografiën
70/2617 Railways  Brug te Kuilenburg Onderbouw/ Bovenbouw/ Photografiën 70/2617 Railways Brug te Kuilenburg Onderbouw/ Bovenbouw/ Photografiën
70/2617 Railways  Brug te Kuilenburg Onderbouw/ Bovenbouw/ Photografiën 70/2617 Railways Brug te Kuilenburg Onderbouw/ Bovenbouw/ Photografiën
70/2617 Railways  Brug te Kuilenburg Onderbouw/ Bovenbouw/ Photografiën 70/2617 Railways Brug te Kuilenburg Onderbouw/ Bovenbouw/ Photografiën
70/2617 Railways  Brug te Kuilenburg Onderbouw/ Bovenbouw/ Photografiën 70/2617 Railways Brug te Kuilenburg Onderbouw/ Bovenbouw/ Photografiën
70/2617 Railways  Brug te Kuilenburg Onderbouw/ Bovenbouw/ Photografiën 70/2617 Railways Brug te Kuilenburg Onderbouw/ Bovenbouw/ Photografiën
70/2617 Railways  Brug te Kuilenburg Onderbouw/ Bovenbouw/ Photografiën 70/2617 Railways Brug te Kuilenburg Onderbouw/ Bovenbouw/ Photografiën
70/2617 Railways  Brug te Kuilenburg Onderbouw/ Bovenbouw/ Photografiën 70/2617 Railways Brug te Kuilenburg Onderbouw/ Bovenbouw/ Photografiën
70/2617 Railways  Brug te Kuilenburg Onderbouw/ Bovenbouw/ Photografiën 70/2617 Railways Brug te Kuilenburg Onderbouw/ Bovenbouw/ Photografiën
70/2617 Railways  Brug te Kuilenburg Onderbouw/ Bovenbouw/ Photografiën 70/2617 Railways Brug te Kuilenburg Onderbouw/ Bovenbouw/ Photografiën
70/2617 Railways  Brug te Kuilenburg Onderbouw/ Bovenbouw/ Photografiën 70/2617 Railways Brug te Kuilenburg Onderbouw/ Bovenbouw/ Photografiën
70/2617 Railways  Brug te Kuilenburg Onderbouw/ Bovenbouw/ Photografiën 70/2617 Railways Brug te Kuilenburg Onderbouw/ Bovenbouw/ Photografiën
70/2617 Railways  Brug te Kuilenburg Onderbouw/ Bovenbouw/ Photografiën 70/2617 Railways Brug te Kuilenburg Onderbouw/ Bovenbouw/ Photografiën
70/2617 [Railways]. Brug te Kuilenburg. Onderbouw/ Bovenbouw/ Photografiën. Lot of 3 large vols. concerning the construction of the railway bridge, n.pl., n.publ., n.d. (±1866), containing respectively 53 double-p. drawings, 30 partly handcol. double-p. lithographs and 35 mounted photographs, contemp. unif. gilt hmor., large folio.

- Vol. 1 (drawings) contents fine; vol. 2 (lithographs) index leaf and a few plates at the beginning w. some (vague) waterstains; vol. 3 (photographs) trifle/ sl. foxed; a few mounts frayed/ w. marginal tears. Bindings rubbed/ worn along extremities; vol. 3 backstrip dam. and partly lacking.

= Highly interesting and valuable (private?) collection of images of/ concerning the railway bridge crossing the river Lek at Kuilenburg (Culemborg), which was built between 1863 and 1868, and which at the time was the railway bridge with the largest span (154 m.) of the world. Vol. 1 contains no less than 53 meticulously drawn designs of parts of the construction, pen and (colour) ink and watercolour, partly signed by either A. Verloop, G.F. Beumer, J.H. van Giessen, L.M. Pijnappel or F. Stolze and dated once ("1866 7m./3d."). The lithographs in vol. 2 are preceded by a calligraphed index-page (pen and ink) and bear the address "Lith. Druckerei der Brückenbau-Anstalt von Johann Caspar Harkort". Both drawings and lithographs are captioned "Staats-Spoorwegen [left]. Lijn H. Sectie 1 [right]. Kunstwerken. Blad No. [...]. Brug over de Lek bij Kuilenburg [centre]." The photographs (many loosely inserted, incl. quite some duplicates) come from different series, sizes ±9,5x17 cm. to ±25x42 cm., many with printed captions (2x manuscript, dated 1865) on mount above the photo (mostly "Kuilenburg. [date, month, year (1865-1868)]") and many w. the address of J.H. SCHÖNSCHEIDT (Cologne) and a few w. that of P. OOSTERHUIS (Amst.) (incl. one also w. the address of A.J. Blom, Kuilenburg). One mounted albumen print is a combination of photo and photographed drawing. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CVI.

€ (3.000-5.000) 4000
70/2618 Railways  Hollandsche IJzeren Spoorweg Maatschappij 1839 1889 70/2618 Railways Hollandsche IJzeren Spoorweg Maatschappij 1839 1889
70/2618 [Railways]. Hollandsche IJzeren Spoorweg-Maatschappij, 1839-1889. N.pl. (Amst.), H.IJ.S.M., 1889, 119p., 5 chromolithogr. plates, 18 (fold.) (lithogr.) (col.) maps, plates and tables, (full-p.) ills., portraits, orig. hcalf w. giltlettered spine and dec. frontcover, folio.

- Foxed. Boards soiled.

€ (40-60)
70/2619 Railways  Société Franco Belge de Matériel de Chemins de Fer 70/2619 Railways Société Franco Belge de Matériel de Chemins de Fer
70/2619 [Railways]. Société Franco-Belge de Matériel de Chemins de Fer. Paris, Société Franco-Belge (...), n.d. (±1920), 70 photogr. plates, loose as issued in orig. giltlettered board portfolio, obl. 4to size.

- A few plates sl. creased or w. sm. closed tears. Portfolio lacks one flap. = Nice plates of railway carriages.

€ (80-100) 110
70/2620 Ranouw, W. van. Kabinet der natuurlyke historien, wetenschappen, konsten en handwerken. Amst., P. Mortier, B. Lakeman a.o., 1723-1743, 7 (of 9) vols. (incl. the (9th) index vol.), num. maps and plates, contemp. unif. hcalf w. gilt spines and red mor. letterpiece.

- Lacks 2 vols. Not collated. All vols. w. owner's entry on first free endpaper; occas. yellowed/ foxed; hinges broken. All vols. binding dam. along extremities. Sold w.a.f.

€ (150-250) 150
70/2621 Scientific Instruments  Adams type vacuum pump 70/2621 Scientific Instruments Adams type vacuum pump
70/2621 [Scientific Instruments]. Adams type vacuum pump, late 18th cent., gilt brass and mahogany parts, glass bell.

- Brass partly oxydized. = SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CVIII.

€ (100-150) 230
70/2622 Scientific instruments  Addometer 70/2622 Scientific instruments Addometer
70/2622 [Scientific instruments]. Addometer. Calculating machine, metal, Chicago, ±1940, in orig. lidded cl. box.

- Machine in very fine condition; cloth box worn.

= Calculating machine for adding and substracting. Can also be used for currency calculations.

€ (30-50) 130
70/2623 Scientific instruments  Alcohol proof slide rule 70/2623 Scientific instruments Alcohol proof slide rule
70/2623 [Scientific instruments]. Alcohol proof slide rule, engr. ivory, 3,4x19,6 cm., London, Joseph Long, prob. first half 19th cent.

= One side with water and other with alcohol.

€ (70-90) 80
70/2624 Scientific instruments  Maltese Cross Crookes Tube 70/2624 Scientific instruments Maltese Cross Crookes Tube
70/2624 [Scientific instruments]. Maltese Cross Crookes Tube, glass, metal parts, late 19th cent., on a wooden pedestal, height 25 cm.

= An early experimental electrical discharge tube, invented by British physicist sir William Crookes. The tube shows cathode rays. The discovery of the properties of the cathode ray eventually led to the inventions of x-ray and television.

€ (60-80) 90
70/2625 Scientific instruments  Sector 70/2625 Scientific instruments Sector
70/2625 [Scientific instruments]. Sector, engr. ivory, brass hinge, 3,6x35 cm. (unfolded), London, Elliott Bros., ±1870. Protractor, rectangular, engr. ivory, 4,3x15,3 cm., ibid., by the same.

= Together in modern lidded cloth case. The protractor has an engraved owner's mark "F.A. Hyett".

AND 4 other protractors, 3x wood (i.a. by S. Thompson, Birmingham) and 1x ivorine, late 19th-20th cent.

€ (50-70) 70
70 2626 Scientific instruments  Zeiss Carl 70 2626 Scientific instruments Zeiss Carl
70 2626 Scientific instruments  Zeiss Carl 70 2626 Scientific instruments Zeiss Carl
70 2626 Scientific instruments  Zeiss Carl 70 2626 Scientific instruments Zeiss Carl
70/2626 [Scientific instruments]. Zeiss, Carl. Monocular microscope. Brass microscope supported by an iron base w. adjustable diaphragm and mirror, numb. "77641" on the tube, Jena, Carl Zeiss, ±1915, in orig. mahogany case w. 3 sliding wooden compartments for keeping lenses (only one extra lens present) and other accessories and with lock/ key and carrying handle, 16x10,5x33,5 cm. (microscope), 20,5x20,5x38 cm. (case).

- Some oxidation on microscope; mahogany case has some scratching and craquelé on door and scratching on right side.

= Comprises i.a. 1 extra oculair by C. Zeiss and 1 extra objective by C. Reichert, 2 preparation instruments and glass microscope slides.

€ (70-90) 80