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70 2547 Gardens and gardening  Fülck J D 70 2547 Gardens and gardening Fülck J D
70/2547 [Gardens and gardening]. Fülck, J.D. Allerhand neue Parterre und Blumen Stuck. Vol.3. Nürnberg, J.C. Weigel, n.d. (±1720), 1 vol. (of 3), 12 engr. garden plans, simply stitched in left margin, without binding, obl. 8vo.

- The third part only. First leaf (engr. title and garden plan) vaguely creased. Otherwise fine.

= Great baroque garden designs. Kat. Orn. Berlin 3327.

€ (200-300)
70 2548 Gardens and gardening  Groen J van der 70 2548 Gardens and gardening Groen J van der
70/2548 [Gardens and gardening]. Groen, J. van der. Le jardinier Hollandois, Où sont décrites toutes sortes de belles Maisons de plaisance & de campagne; & comment on les peut planter, semer, & embellir de plusieurs herbes, fleurs, & arbres rares. Der Niederländische Gärtner (...). Amst., M. Doornick, 1669, 3 parts in 1 vol. w. continuous pagination, (8),127,(2)p., 3 divisional engr. title-p., each w. different title-vignette, 15 engr. plates, bi-lingual text (French and German), contemp. gilt calf, sm. 4to.

- Partly sl. foxed. Backstrip restored; frontcover stained; both covers and corners worn/ rubbed.

= Springer p.28-29; Landwehr, Ned. Kookboek 19,22. Charming, frequently reprinted work on gardening, garden architecture, husbandry, veterinary medicine, beekeeping and cooking. The first part was written by Jan van der Groen, the gardener of the Prince of Orange. The second part, titled "Boutique à Remedes Enseignant de quelle manière il faut préparer les medicines pour guerir les maladies des animaux/ Vieh-Apotheck (...)" deals with veterinary medicine; the third part, titled "Traité des Abeilles, ou mouches à miel (...)/ Die fleissige Bienenhalter (...)" deals with beekeeping. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CIV.

BOUND WITH 2 others, both French and German language: 24 nouveaux & curieux modelles de parterres à la Françoise, pour embellir toute sorte de jardins & autres lieux de plaisance. Ibid., idem, 1670, (8)p., 24 woodcut ills.

- Title-p. sm. stain in lower blank corner.

Deux cens modelles pour ceux qui se plaisent au jardinage, Servant utilement A dresser & disposer toutes sortes de parterres à Fleurs & à Buissons (...). Ibid., idem, 1669, engr. frontisp., (54)p., 200 woodcut ills.

- Engr. frontisp. and a few pages trifle foxed.

€ (400-600) 1400
70 2549 Gardens and gardening  Guiol 70 2549 Gardens and gardening Guiol
70/2549 [Gardens and gardening]. (Guiol). Essai sur la composition et l'ornement des jardins; ou Recueil de plans de jardins de ville et de campagne, de fabriques propres à leur décoration, et de machines pour élever les eaux. Paris, Audot, 1818, 117,(1),12 (publ. cat.)p., 46 (counted as 44) (fold.) engr. plates, contemp. giltlettered boards.

- Occas. sl. foxed (incl. the plates). Portions of backstrip flaked off; backcover stained.

= De Ganay 186; Springer p.79f.

€ (100-150) 110
70 2550 Gardens and gardening  Rohland G A 70 2550 Gardens and gardening Rohland G A
70 2550 Gardens and gardening  Rohland G A 70 2550 Gardens and gardening Rohland G A
70/2550 [Gardens and gardening]. Rohland, G.A. Album für Gärtner und Gartenfreunde. Ein praktischer Führer zur Anlegung und Pflege von Nutz-, Bier- und Lustgärten. Year 1 and 2. Leipsic, Arnoldische Buchhandlung, 1856-1858, 2 vols., IV,124; VI,122p., 24/ 20 (double-p.) handcol. lithogr. plates, contemp. hcalf w. beige mor. letterpiece/ contemp. giltlettered cl., 4to.

- One plate in second vol. sl. fingersoiled and w. annots. in pencil. Otherwise contents fine. Sl. chipped at foot of backstrip and closed tear in backstrip.

= All published. Not in Nissen. Rare. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CIV.

€ (300-500) 375
70 2551 Geology  Bilderdijk W  70 2551 Geology Bilderdijk W
70/2551 [Geology]. (Bilderdijk, W.). Geologie, of verhandeling over de vorming en vervorming der aarde. Gron., W. Wouters, 1813, XVI,135,(1)p., engr. title, contemp. hcl.

- One leaf lacks upper corner (without loss of text). Top of spine sl. worn. = Rare.

€ (70-90) 90
70/2552 Guns  Walther Selbstlade Pistolen 70/2552 Guns Walther Selbstlade Pistolen
70/2552 [Guns]. Walther Selbstlade-Pistolen. Ulm/ Donau, C. Walther, n.d. (±1960), (1),18,(1)p. (incl. wr.), ills., orig. wr., obl. 12mo.

- One stroke of ballpoint on frontwr.

= Rare trade-catalogue. The Walther PPK gained notoriety as the weapon used by James Bond and is believed to be the weapon Hitler committed suicide with.

BSA Airsporter. Air Rifle. N.pl., n.publ., n.d. (±1960), 1 leaflet folded 4 times, col. ills. - AND 13 other trade-catalogues of guns, i.a. Weihrauch Luchtbuksen, BSA Merlin, Walther Kleinkalibergewehre and Diana-Luftpistole Modell 6.

= Incl. some duplicates.

€ (100-150)
70 2553 Horses and horsemanship  La Gueriniere F R de 70 2553 Horses and horsemanship La Gueriniere F R de
70 2553 Horses and horsemanship  La Gueriniere F R de 70 2553 Horses and horsemanship La Gueriniere F R de
70/2553 [Horses and horsemanship]. La Gueriniere, F.R. de. Ecole de cavalerie, contenant la connoissance, l'instruction, et la conservation du cheval. Paris, J. Guerin, 1736, 2 vols., (16),320; (4),298p., engr. frontisp. by B. AUDRAN after C. PARROCEL, portrait of the author by S.H. THOMASSIN after TOQUET, 33 (fold.) plates by C. PARROCEL (incl. 4 fold.), contemp. unif. gilt marbled calf w. gilt supralibros of Savalette De Buchelay on all covers.

- Occas. trifle foxed. Spine-ends and corners sl. rubbed/ worn. A fine copy.

= Heraldic bookplate of "Monsieur De Buchelay" on upper pastedown of both volumes. The rare first 8vo edition. Mennessier de la Lance II, p.27f; Podeschi 46; cf. Nissen, ZBI 2361; Hiler 521 and Cohen/ De Ricci 588. Influential work on horses and horsemanship. F.R. de la Gueriniere was a Royal stable master and a pupil of Vendeuil. He achieved a great reputation not only as a riding master, but also as a specialist in the caring and curing of horses. In 1730 Charles de Lorraine (to whom this work is dedicated), entrusted La Guerinière with the riding Academy of the Tuilleries which he directed until his death in 1751.

€ (200-300) 240
70 2554 Horses and horsemanship  Lieb C 70 2554 Horses and horsemanship Lieb C
70/2554 [Horses and horsemanship]. Lieb, C. Practica et arte di cavelleria, Of Oeffening en Konst des Rydens, Leerende een Berijder de Paerden nae haer Natuer en Aert t'onderwijsen en af te richten; Desgelycks, Hoe hy deselve ten soodanigen eynde tot çierlijcke en wel-voegende Manieren gewennen sal. (...) met byvoegingh van een Gebit-boeck, Handelende van de Toomingh der Paerden, en wat daer aen dependeert. Dutch transl. S. de Vries. Utr., J. Ribbius, 1671, 2 parts in 1 vol., (6),150; (2),20,(3)p., engr. frontisp. by G.G. VON FENAEM after WEBBER, 2 ident. woodcut title-vignettes, 2 large textengrs., 54 (often full-p.) woodcut ills., contemp. vellum, folio.

- Sl. yellowed/ foxed from p.90 onwards (incl. title-p. and also affecting part of the second part, but full-p. ills. mostly fine); upper hinge weakening.

= Lipperheide Tc24. First and only Dutch edition; orig. German ed. Dresden, 1616. The nice frontispiece by G.G. VON FENAEM after WEBBER depicts five scenes of teaching the art of horsemanship. The Gebit-boeck deals entirely with all sorts of bits and is illustrated with 28 mostly full-page woodcut illustrations of horse's bits. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CIV.

€ (1.000-1.500) 1000
70 2555 Horses and horsemanship  Vallet L 70 2555 Horses and horsemanship Vallet L
70/2555 [Horses and horsemanship]. Vallet, L. Le chic à cheval. Histoire pittoresque de l'équitation. Paris, Firmin-Didot & Cie., 1891, XII,274p., 50 (col. lithogr.) plates, 254 ills., contemp. giltlettered hmor., t.e.g., orig. col. lithogr. wr. pres., folio.

- A few leaves loose; corners, spine-ends and joints rubbed (leather sl. dry).

= Vicaire VII, p.950; Mennessier de la Lance II, p.599: "Ouvrage important, puisé à de bonnes sources et illustré de nombreux et beaux dessins".

€ (50-70) 50
70 2556 Husbandry  Chomel N 70 2556 Husbandry Chomel N
70/2556 [Husbandry]. Chomel, N. Algemeen huishoudelijk-, natuur-, zedekundig- en konst- woordenboek, Vervattende veele middelen om zijn goed te vermeerderen, en zijne gezondheid te behouden (...). Vol. 4 and 5. Leyden/ Leeuw., J. le Mair/ J.A. de Chalmot, 1778, 2nd rev. and enl. ed. by J.A. DE CHALMOT, 2 vols., (2),1903-2502; (2),2503-3170,(1)p., 19 fold. engr. plates, contemp. unif. polished calf, spines richly gilt w. 2 contrasting mor. letterpieces, 4to.

= Two very fine and attractively bound odd vols. (a complete set consists of 7 vols.).

€ (40-60) 100
70 2557 Ironwork  Diderot D and d'Alembert J 70 2557 Ironwork Diderot D and d'Alembert J
70/2557 [Ironwork]. Diderot, D. and d'Alembert, J. Serrurier. (Paris, publ.? ±1760), (12)textp., 57 (double-p.) engr. plates, modern cl., folio.

- Textp. yellowed; plates fine.

= Instalment from the first edition of the Encyclopédie. The plates show all aspects of locksmithing, but also bigger ornamental metal works, such as decorative metal garden gates and window frames.

€ (100-150)
70/2558 Kirk, R.E. and Othmer, D.F. Encyclopedia of Chemical Technology. New York and London, Interscience, 1963-1970, 2nd ed., 22 vols., num. ills., orig. cl. w. dustwr., 4to.

- All dustwr. sunned and frayed/ sl. dam. along extremities.

€ (200-300)
70 2559 Leeuwenhoek A van 70 2559 Leeuwenhoek A van
70/2559 Leeuwenhoek, A. van. (Werken). Leyden and Delft, various publishers, 1684-1697, 11 parts containing 33 (of 165) letters ("missiven") in 1 vol., engr. title by R. DE HOOGHE, 14 (fold.) plates, num. text ills., contemp. blindst. vellum, sm. 4to.

- First part lacks quire B (neatly reproduced in later pen and ink); 2nd half wormholed in blank margin (worsening towards the end); bookplate and later annots. on upper pastedown.

= Contains the letters 28-60. Leeuwenhoek communicated all of his scientific observations in letters, 165 of which were published in his lifetime in two chronologically numbered sequences: 28-146 and I-XLIV (letters 1-27 were not published separately, although many were abstracted in the Philosophical transactions; see Dobell p.356-359); Nissen, ZBI 2415. WITH (mounted to lower pastedown): "Lijst der tentoongestelde voorwerpen, die afkomstig zijn of betrekking hebben op Anthony van Leeuwenhoek, op den 8sten September 1875 (...)" (Delft, 1875, orig. wr.). SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CV.

€ (400-600) 1100
70/2560 Lintsen, H.W., Schot, J.W. a.o. (ed.). Geschiedenis van de techniek in Nederland. De wording van een moderne samenleving./ Techniek in Nederland in de twintigste eeuw. Zutphen, Walburg Pers, (1992-1995/ 1998-2003), 6 and 7 vols., (col.) ills., orig. unif. boards w. dustwr., 4to.

- Fine set, dustwrs. occas. trifle chipped.

€ (50-70)
70 2561 Lorentz H A 70 2561 Lorentz H A
70/2561 Lorentz, H.A. Sichtbare und unsichtbare Bewegungen. Vorträge. German transl. G. Siebert. Braunschweig, F. Vieweg und Sohn, 1902, 1st German ed., (6),123p., ills., orig. giltlettered cl.

- Spine-ends trifle worn. Fine copy. = Cf. Poggendorff IV, p.911; DSB IV, p.499 (1st ed. (Dutch)).

Bohr, N. Drei Aufsätze über Spektren und Atombau. Ibid., idem, 1922, 1st German ed., VI,(2),148,(2 advert.)p., 7 ills., orig. wr.

- Library stamp and erased stamp on title-p. Traces of ticket on front- and backwr.; wr. sl. faded.

= Sammlung Vieweg. Tagesfragen aus den Gebieten der Naturwissenschaften und der Technik no. 56.

AND 1 other: L. DE BROGLIE, La physique quantique restera-t-elle indéterministe? (Paris, 1953, orig. (worn) wr.).

€ (70-90) 120
70 2562 Martinet J F 70 2562 Martinet J F
70/2562 Martinet, J.F. Katechismus der natuur. Amst., J. Allart, 1778-1779, 1st ed./ 3rd ed. (vol. 1), 4 vols., 24 (fold./ handcol.) plates (incl. the 4 diff. frontispieces), contemp. unif. hcalf w. gilt spines and red mor. letterpiece.

- Contents w. a few minor imperfections. Three vols. top of spines sl. dam./ chipped; corners showing. Paper over boards partly loosening.

= B. Paasman, J.F. Martinet, p.100; Bierens de Haan 3061. "Uit dit werk, dat zich tot de grote groep geïnteresseerde leken richtte, kan men de 18e-eeuwse opvattingen leren kennen, niet alleen op het gebied van de biologie, maar ook op dat van de astrologie, geologie, fysica, meteorologie en ook filosofie, theologie en psychologie. Men vindt er vele gegevens over de zeden en gewoonten van de 18e-eeuwer, alsmede over het leven van de auteur zelf. Het bevat tientallen verwijzingen naar bekende tijdgenoten en naar plaatsen en landstreken uit de Republiek, vooral naar Zutphen en omgeving, en naar andere gebieden waar Martinet gewoond heeft, zoals Edam en wijde omgeving en de Meijereij van Den Bosch." (Paasman p.47).

Vries, J. de. Natuurkundige en ophelderende aanmerkingen over J.F. Martinet's Katechismus der Natuur (...). Ibid., J. van Selm, 1779, 1st ed., 4 parts in 2 vols., contemp. unif. gilt hcalf w. 2 contrasting mor. letterpieces.

- Vol.1 one letterpiece dam.; both vols. joints and spine-ends sl. rubbed.

€ (60-80) 70
70 2563 Martinet J F 70 2563 Martinet J F
70/2563 Martinet, J.F. Verhandelingen en waarneemingen over de natuurlijke historie, meerendeels van ons vaderland. Amst., J. Allart, 1795, VI,451,(1)p., 9 (1x handcol.) engr. fold. plates, contemp. hcalf w. mor. letterpiece.

- Contents fine, w. a few minor imperfections. Extremities binding rubbed/ sl. worn; letterpiece dam.

= Contains i.a. "Waarneeming van drie soorten van witte Hemel-boogen", "Verbaazende uitwerksels van een Onweder, in 1768", "Een Orkaan van 1770, en de ongewoone Lucht-verschijnsels in 1771", "Beschrijving van een wanschapen Bot, van een Wind-ei, van een uitwas aan den tak van een Eikenboom, en van blaauwe Aarde", "Waarneeming omtrent het Goud van den Rhijn", "Verhandeling over 't Wier der Zuiderzee", "Waarneeming van eene Oog-ziekte, in eene familie op het eiland Wieringen".

€ (80-100) 90
70 2564 Mathematics  Clairaut A C 70 2564 Mathematics Clairaut A C
70/2564 [Mathematics]. Clairaut, A.C. Élémens d'algebre. Paris, David l'aîné, 1749, XXIV,348,(1)p., 10 fold. engr. tables, contemp. wr.

- Uncut copy; library stamp on title-p.; partly w. waterstain in upper inner corner; bookplate on inside frontwr. Wrapper sl. worn.

= Poggendorff I, p.447f.

€ (60-80)
70 2565 Mathematics  Court P la 70 2565 Mathematics Court P la
70/2565 [Mathematics]. Court, P. la. Inleydinge tot de cyfer-komst waer in de hooft-specien arithmetices grondelyck ende seer klaer worden uyt-geleyt. Brussels, Wed. J. Vleugaert, 1744, new enl. and rev. ed., 233,(7)p., contemp. calf, 12mo.

- Title-p. and a few lvs. (sl.) soiled. Corners and top of spine worn.

AND 1 other: W. BARTJENS, De vernieuwde rekenkunst (Rott., 1824, contemp. simple wr. Spine pasted over).

€ (80-100) 130
70 2566 Mathematics  Euclides 70 2566 Mathematics Euclides
70/2566 [Mathematics]. Euclides. De zes eerste, elfde en twaalfde boeken Euclidis, Vertonende de voornaamste Gronden en Eygenschappen der wydberoemde en voortreffelyke Meetkonst, Waar by gevoegd een Toegift, om Vierkanten in Driehoeken; en een Agthoek in een Vierkant te beschryven (...). Dutch ed. P. Warius. Amst., Wed. J. Loots/ I. Swigters, 1735, 3rd ed., (12),292p., 27 fold. engr. plates, contemp. vellum, sm. 8vo.

- Owner's entry on first free endpaper; some lvs. w. waterst. in lower margin; two lvs. w. tear in upper margin touching the text; lower hinge broken. Chafed spot on frontcover; binding sl. worn.

= Bierens de Haan 5255; Waller 529/ 530 (other eds.).

€ (60-80) 80