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70/2652 Calligraphy  Adorate Dominum in aula sancta ejius Ps XXVIII 70/2652 Calligraphy Adorate Dominum in aula sancta ejius Ps XXVIII
70/2652 [Calligraphy]. "Adorate Dominum in aula sancta ejius. Ps. XXVIII". Calligraphed ritual text for the offertory in pen and black, red, blue, green ink on vellum, laid down on wooden panel, surrounded by a rich floral border in pen and blue, green, yellow, red and gold ink, total size 34,2x22,7 cm., ±1830.

- Pinholes in lower corners; partly possibly sl. faded.

AND an anonymous Chinese style design for a porcelain dish (circular drawing in brush and colours, late 19th cent., Ø 19,5 cm. Soiled, formerly cut in two halves, now reattached and doubled).

€ (70-90) 90
70/2653 Calligraphy  Anna Maria v Brunswyk Princesse Royaal 70/2653 Calligraphy Anna Maria v Brunswyk Princesse Royaal
70/2653 Calligraphy  Anna Maria v Brunswyk Princesse Royaal 70/2653 Calligraphy Anna Maria v Brunswyk Princesse Royaal
70/2653 [Calligraphy]. "Anna Maria v. Brunswyk Princesse Royaal". Pen and ink and watercolour, calligraphed half length profile portrait showing Anna of Hannover below an arch carrying an orange apple between two marble columns, w. a 6-line poem below signed illegibly (Deliels?) and dated "1749", 23x19,4 cm., framed.

- Sl. foxed.

= "Prins Friso's dierbre Gemalin/ die ons een Debora verstrekke,/ wil God met zijne vleuglen dekke/ en schenken rykelyk gewin/ van welgeschapen Oranje Zoonen./ op dat weer elk mag zeker wonen." SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CIX.

€ (250-350) 300
70 2654 Calligraphy  Helder K  18th 19th cent  70 2654 Calligraphy Helder K 18th 19th cent
70/2654 [Calligraphy]. Helder, K. (18th-19th cent.). "Schrijfkonst door Klaas Helder Leerling tot Opmeer. De pennekunst strekt ieders gunst". Two calligraphed leaves, pen and ink, ±1790. - AND 7 others, prob. all by the same, from the same album, partly w. illustrations of calligraphed birds.

- All (sl.) soiled and frayed.

Anonymous (late 18th/ early 19th cent.). "Vive la Plume. De Schrijf Konst, die 't voorlêen Vertelt (...)". Calligraphed poem, pen and ink, ±1800.

- Foxed; folded once; sm. hole on fold; sl. frayed. = Attractive calligraphy.

AND 1 other calligraphed poem in English, perhaps by the same.

€ (60-80)
70/2655 Calligraphy  Jezus 70/2655 Calligraphy Jezus
70/2655 Calligraphy  Jezus 70/2655 Calligraphy Jezus
70/2655 [Calligraphy]. "Jezus". Calligraphed in pen and black ink, within decorated borders in pen and black ink, 26,2x30,5 cm., framed.

- Some old (ink)staining on verso shining through.

= A calligraphed devotional poem using the image of a heart instead of the word "hart" in the poem in such a way that all the symbols for a heart together form a bigger heart. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CX.

WITH a worn and sl. damaged holy picture titled "Consummatum est" (watercolour, 21x16 cm., framed. Frayed/ chipped and stained/ browned in margins).

€ (50-70) 80
70/2656 Calligraphy  Lodewijk Kesper in den Echt Vereenigd den 26ste van Bloeimaand Ao 1811  Te Amsterdam in de Herstelde Evangelische Luthersche Kerk met Femmina Stokman 70/2656 Calligraphy Lodewijk Kesper in den Echt Vereenigd den 26ste van Bloeimaand Ao 1811 Te Amsterdam in de Herstelde Evangelische Luthersche Kerk met Femmina Stokman
70/2656 [Calligraphy]. "Lodewijk Kesper in den Echt Vereenigd den 26ste van Bloeimaand Ao 1811 - Te Amsterdam in de Herstelde Evangelische Luthersche Kerk; met Femmina Stokman." Circular perpetual calendar w. movable paper ring for the days, pen and brown ink, Ø 22 cm., Amst., 1811 (fine).
€ (40-60) 130
70 2657 Calligraphy  Marken S van 2nd half 18th cent  70 2657 Calligraphy Marken S van 2nd half 18th cent
70/2657 [Calligraphy]. Marken, S. van (2nd half 18th cent.). "9 Schriften Door Sijmon Van Marken Ondermeester bij Jan Witt' Bols Schoolmeester en Voorzanger te Enkhuijsen." (Enkhuizen, ±1770), 10 calligraphed leaves in pen and ink (1x in pen and ink and green wash), 33,2x41,2 cm. (leaf size), contemp. wr., obl. folio.

- Formerly folded once (vertical fold), with dampstaining on vertical fold and in top margin. Backwr. dam.

= The 9 leaves are preceded by a leaf w. the text: "9 Schriften" in simple calligraphy. Jan Witt'Bols was ordinary member of the Genootschap der Mathemathische Wetenschappen, Amsterdam in 1788.

€ (150-250)
70 2658 Calligraphy  Monogrammist 'Th v K ' late 19th cent  70 2658 Calligraphy Monogrammist 'Th v K ' late 19th cent
70/2658 [Calligraphy]. Monogrammist "Th.v.K." (late 19th cent.). "Aan den Weledelgestrengen Heer Mr. E. van Zinnicq Bergmann en zijne Echtgenoote de Hoogwelgeboren Vrouwe E. Verheijen bij gelegenheid van hun Zilveren Huwelijksfeest." Gouache and gold on board card, 10x13,5 cm., dated "17 Juni 1898". - ADDED: a small stack of (printed) menu-cards, programs of festivities etc., early 20th cent.
€ (40-60) 40
70 2659 Calligraphy  Pauw H  1793 1877 70 2659 Calligraphy Pauw H 1793 1877
70/2659 [Calligraphy]. Pauw, H. (1793-1877). "Psalm 119". Calligraphy, pen and black, red, green, pink, blue and yellow ink, 32x33 cm., signed "Gemaakt aan de Oldemarkt door Hermen Pauw den 30 September 1803".

- Folded several times, w. wear and sl. dam. on intersections of folds and at lower end of vertical fold; chipped in margin and right margin; sl. stained in upper right corner and more so in lower right corner.

= Made at the age of 10 years by one of the sons of Jan Pauw (1730-1797).

€ (150-250)
70 2660 Calligraphy  Pauw J  1730 1797 70 2660 Calligraphy Pauw J 1730 1797
70 2660 Calligraphy  Pauw J  1730 1797 70 2660 Calligraphy Pauw J 1730 1797
70/2660 [Calligraphy]. Pauw, J. (1730-1797). "Door Jan Pauw Schoolmeester en Voorsanger te Oosterleek 1750". Calligraphed manuscript in pen and black ink (title-p. also in red and grey ink), (16) leaves (incl. first blank), recto only, contemp. brown marbled wrappers, 32x40 cm.

- Vertical fold throughout; occas. sl. frayed (incl. wrappers); backwr. dam.

= The first of a series of five beautifully calligraphed albums, containing some spectacular calligraphed leaves and capitals. Jan Pauw is listed in 1745 as member of the Genootschap der Mathematische wetenschappen (onder de spreuk: een onvermoeide arbeid komt alles te boven"), and was a schoolmaster in various places in the province of Overijssel. Other than that not much is known about him, but as can be concluded from this and the following 4 albums, he certainly deserves a place in the strong tradition of Dutch calligraphy and may possibly have been trained by one of the famous writing masters of the first half of the 18th cent. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CX.

€ (1.000-1.500)
70 2661 Calligraphy  Pauw J  1730 1797 70 2661 Calligraphy Pauw J 1730 1797
70 2661 Calligraphy  Pauw J  1730 1797 70 2661 Calligraphy Pauw J 1730 1797
70 2661 Calligraphy  Pauw J  1730 1797 70 2661 Calligraphy Pauw J 1730 1797
70 2661 Calligraphy  Pauw J  1730 1797 70 2661 Calligraphy Pauw J 1730 1797
70/2661 [Calligraphy]. Pauw, J. (1730-1797). "Door Jan Pauw Schoolmeester en Voorzanger te Oosterleek 1751." Calligraphed manuscript in pen and black ink (title and 4 leaves also in red and brown ink) and 1 leaf w. calligraphy in orange ink on black paper, (15) leaves (incl. first and final blank), recto only, contemp. brocade paper wrappers (gilt flowers and leaves on red paper), 32,5x40 cm.

- Vertical fold throughout; backwr. sl. frayed in upper margin; a few capitals affected by ink corrosion.

= Rich album, with a highly unusual (almost experimental) calligraphy on a black painted leaf. Brocade paper not traced. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CX.

€ (1.000-1.500)
70 2662 Calligraphy  Pauw J  1730 1797 70 2662 Calligraphy Pauw J 1730 1797
70 2662 Calligraphy  Pauw J  1730 1797 70 2662 Calligraphy Pauw J 1730 1797
70 2662 Calligraphy  Pauw J  1730 1797 70 2662 Calligraphy Pauw J 1730 1797
70 2662 Calligraphy  Pauw J  1730 1797 70 2662 Calligraphy Pauw J 1730 1797
70/2662 [Calligraphy]. Pauw, J. (1730-1797). "Door Jan Pauw. woonende te Blokzijl. 1756". Calligraphed manuscript in pen and variously col. ink, (15) leaves (incl. first blank), recto only, contemp. "sits" paper frontwr. dec. w. floral pattern, 32x40 cm.

- Vertical fold throughout; occas. sl. frayed in outer and lower margins; vague foxed spot in inner margin of three leaves; sm. later ticket in lower margin of title-p. (obscuring the (crossed-out) year "1756"). Lacks backwr.

= Including four exquisite calligraphies in colours. SEE ILLUSTRATIONS PLATE CXI.

€ (1.000-1.500)
70 2663 Calligraphy  Pauw J  1730 1797 70 2663 Calligraphy Pauw J 1730 1797
70 2663 Calligraphy  Pauw J  1730 1797 70 2663 Calligraphy Pauw J 1730 1797
70/2663 [Calligraphy]. Pauw, J. (1730-1797). "Door Jan Pauw. Schoolmeester en Voorzanger te Blokzijl 1760". Calligraphed manuscript in pen and black ink, (18) leaves (incl. first blank), recto only, contemp. "sits" paper wr. printed in orange and brown (frontwr.) and in brown, blue and yellow (backwr.), 32x40 cm.

- Vertical fold throughout; occas. sl. frayed in outer margin.

= SEE ILLUSTRATION ON FRONTCOVER.

€ (1.000-1.500)
70 2664 Calligraphy  Pauw J  1730 1797 70 2664 Calligraphy Pauw J 1730 1797
70 2664 Calligraphy  Pauw J  1730 1797 70 2664 Calligraphy Pauw J 1730 1797
70 2664 Calligraphy  Pauw J  1730 1797 70 2664 Calligraphy Pauw J 1730 1797
70/2664 [Calligraphy]. Pauw, J. (1730-1797). "Door Jan Pauw Schoolmeester en Voorzanger te Oudemarkt 1788." Calligraphed manuscript in pen and black ink (title and 2 leaves also in red, green, blue, yellow and and brown ink), (21) leaves (incl. first and final blank), recto only, contemp. "sits" paper wrappers (green dots and small flowers on white paper), 32,5x40 cm.

- Vertical fold throughout. Otherwise fine.

= Rich album, with a deliberate increase per leaf of the virtuosity of the calligraphed flourishes towards the end, culminating in the most exuberant design on the penultimate leaf, after which, on the final leaf, soberness returns with a typographically opposite composition in which the ten commandments are written out. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CXI.

€ (1.000-1.500) 1000
70 2665 Calligraphy  Pauw J  1757 1797 70 2665 Calligraphy Pauw J 1757 1797
70/2665 [Calligraphy]. Pauw, J. (1757-1797). "Psalm honderd-negen-en-dertig, vers veertien". Calligraphy, pen and brown, orange and yellow ink, 20x29,3 cm., signed "Jan Pauw, rustend-School-onderwijser te Oldemarckt, fecit 1819".

- Doubled (contemporary).

= Attractive leaf by one of the sons of Jan Pauw, Jan Jans Pauw who was a schoolmaster at Blokzijl and Oldemarkt. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CXII.

€ (200-300)
70 2666 Calligraphy  Pauw P  18th/ 19th cent  70 2666 Calligraphy Pauw P 18th/ 19th cent
70/2666 [Calligraphy]. Pauw, P. (18th/ 19th cent.). "Laat k niezers, voor koude vervaard, vrij pruilen, gebukt aan den haard (...)". Calligraphed leaf, pen and black ink, recto only, 31,5x40 cm., dated "1829 12/23".

- Sl. foxed, especially in lower margin.

Idem. "Juicht de grafsteen is gevallen (...)". Calligraphed leaf, pen and black ink, recto only, 31,5x40 cm. Idem. Schoon de noord orkanen woeden (...)". Calligraphed leaf, pen and black ink, recto only, 31,5x40 cm.

- All leaves w. vertical central fold. Otherwise fine.

= Three leaves by an unidentified descendant of Jan Pauw. The only son named Pieter died in 1826, whereas the first leaf is dated 1829.

€ (50-70)
70 2667 Calligraphy  Pauw Bruin S  1799 1819 70 2667 Calligraphy Pauw Bruin S 1799 1819
70/2667 [Calligraphy]. Pauw-Bruin, S. (1799-1819). "Vrede baart overvloed". Calligraphy, consisting of a central panel w. calligraphed text (Psalm 85, verse 4) in pen and black ink, surrounded by richly decorated floral borders in red, green, pink, blue and yellow ink, 34x27,5 cm., signed in lower corners "door Stijntje Bruin 1809" and "gewonn: te Blokzijl, op Kerstijd".

- Sl. frayed in right margin (one tear touching image); a few thin spots (one small unobtrusive hole in image); sl. duststained (mostly in upper blank margin); formerly folded twice.

= Nice leaf made by the 10 year old Stijntje Bruin, who married Hermen Pauw in 1818 and died in childbirth a year later. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CXII.

€ (150-250)
70 2668 Calligraphy  Smits J  late 18th cent  70 2668 Calligraphy Smits J late 18th cent
70 2668 Calligraphy  Smits J  late 18th cent  70 2668 Calligraphy Smits J late 18th cent
70 2668 Calligraphy  Smits J  late 18th cent  70 2668 Calligraphy Smits J late 18th cent
70 2668 Calligraphy  Smits J  late 18th cent  70 2668 Calligraphy Smits J late 18th cent
70 2668 Calligraphy  Smits J  late 18th cent  70 2668 Calligraphy Smits J late 18th cent
70/2668 [Calligraphy]. Smits, J. (late 18th cent.). "Waarde Ouders (...) uwen ootmoedighen Sone Jan. Smits". Calligraphed dedication, pen and brown ink and red and green wash, 22x26 cm. (leaf 31,5x40 cm.).

- Sl. soiled/ frayed in right margin, sl. affecting the text.

AND 3 others by the same. - AND 3 anonymous richly calligraphed lvs. in medieval style containing (parts of) "Toespraak gehouden by gelegenheid der Huwelijksinzegening van Zyne Koninklyke Hoogheid Hendrik (...) Hertog van Mecklenburg en Hare Majesteit Wilhelmina (...) Koningin der Nederlanden den VIIden Februari MDCCCCI in de Groote Kerk te 's-Gravenhage door Dr. G.J. van der Flier, Hofprediker" (pen and black and red ink, watercolour and gold, heightened w. white, the lvs. 36,5x28,5 cm.). - ADDED: 4 others, i.a. a manuscript "voorschrift van Correctie-teekens, ter aanduiding van veranderingen of fouten bij het nazien van Drukproeven" ((7) lvs., pen and ink, recto only, chintz paper wr., sm. 8vo) and a 3p. letterpress "Dichtmatige regelen om drukkers proeven te corrigeren" (both early 19th cent.).

€ (60-80)
70 2669 Calligraphy  Tholenaar A  1779 after 1864 70 2669 Calligraphy Tholenaar A 1779 after 1864
70 2669 Calligraphy  Tholenaar A  1779 after 1864 70 2669 Calligraphy Tholenaar A 1779 after 1864
70 2669 Calligraphy  Tholenaar A  1779 after 1864 70 2669 Calligraphy Tholenaar A 1779 after 1864
70 2669 Calligraphy  Tholenaar A  1779 after 1864 70 2669 Calligraphy Tholenaar A 1779 after 1864
70 2669 Calligraphy  Tholenaar A  1779 after 1864 70 2669 Calligraphy Tholenaar A 1779 after 1864
70/2669 [Calligraphy]. Tholenaar, A. (1779-after 1864). "Roomsch Katolijk gebeden Boek". Manuscript prayer book, signed and dated "Den Ondergetijkende gebooren te Halsteren, den Eersten Februarij 17 hondert 79 en geschreven dit Roomsch Katolijk gebeden Boek te Zevenbergen in 't Jaar Achtienhondert 64 door Adriaan Tholenaar" on first page, 384 numb. pages and 16 (fold.) plates, all pen and black, brown, red and blue ink, each page and all plates w. elaborate calligraphed border, num. ills., contemp. gilt mor. w. "Gebedenboek' on spine, gilt inside dentelles, a.e.g., sm. 8vo.

- Trifle/ sl. yellowed/ foxed in blank margins; one fold. plate outer part torn off along fold and one plate w. tear on fold; one quire almost loose; a few tiny holes due to acidity of ink. Binding sl. rubbed.

= Richly calligraphed Roman Catholic prayerbook. Most of the (naive) drawings form rebuses (e.g. "Zijt nugteren ende waakt want uwe tegenpartij, de [drawing of a devil] gaat om als een brieschende [drawing of a lion] Soekende de Wien hij zoude mogen Verslinden"). The folding "Opdragt" with the coat of arms and the motto: "Mansuete et Fortiter", chosen by Joannes Zwijsen (1794-1877) after his installation as bishop in 1842. The text reading: "Ontfangt dan o hier tans van mijn hand, Een gift Uw uijt Liefde opgedraagen (...) Leest voor Uw Ouders En Voor die uw naast bestaan. Wiens bloed gij Wel in Uwen haerthaar Voeld Slaan, En wilt dan ook noch eens denken als ik ben dood aan A. Tholenaar". SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CXIII.

€ (400-600) 1000
70/2670 Calligraphy  Voor Jacob Visser Schoolmeester In't Huyssitene Arme Weeshuijs tot Hoorn 70/2670 Calligraphy Voor Jacob Visser Schoolmeester In't Huyssitene Arme Weeshuijs tot Hoorn
70/2670 [Calligraphy]. "Voor Jacob Visser Schoolmeester In't Huyssitene Arme Weeshuijs, tot Hoorn". Pen and black and heightened w. gold, 41,7x32,7 cm.

- Folded twice and two halves reattached w. (browned) tape on verso of horizontal fold; frayed in lower margin; some foxing in margins.

AND 4 others, i.a. a calligraphed "Nieuw Jaars Brief Mijn Lieve Vader en Moer en Zusters zoet" by CORNELIS WILLEMSZ, dated "1851" (pen and ink, within calligraphed borders. Right margin sl. frayed and lower corner dam.); "Kersbrief aan Mijne Geächte Peet!" by JAN SLEUTEL, dated "25. December Ao.1840" (calligraphed Christmas wish, pen and ink, within handcol. borders, Amst., J. Brouwer, ±1840. Folded once and sl. creased; cf. Buijnsters-Smets p.122f. and p.161 (col. plate w. address J. Ratelband en J. Bouwer)) and "Wensch Aan Mijn Waarde Vader & Moeder op den 1 January 1804" by JAN BOS (calligraphed New Year's wish, pen and ink, within partly handcol. borders w. hunting scene, n.pl., n.publ., ±1800. Folded once; some strengthened spots in left margin).

€ (50-70) 100
70 2671 Chess  Capablanca J R  1888 1942  Aljechin A A  1892 1946 a o 70 2671 Chess Capablanca J R 1888 1942 Aljechin A A 1892 1946 a o
70/2671 [Chess]. Capablanca, J.R. (1888-1942), Aljechin, A.A. (1892-1946) a.o. Thirteen SIGNATURES, pen and ink, (1938), on 3 different pages of an otherwise unused poetry album, sm. 8vo.

- Spine of album sl. dam.

= These signatures were collected by Richard Oehring, who was Russian interpreter for the organising committee of the legendary AVRO Schaaktournooi of November 1938, in which the following 7 famous chess players participated: Paul Keres, Reuben Fine, Michail Botvinnik, Samuel Reshevsky, Aleksandr Aljechin, José Raúl Capablanca and Salo Flohr. The signatures of all seven as well as that of Max Euwe are included in this album. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CXII.

WITH: TIJDSCHRIFT VAN DEN KONINKLIJKEN NEDERLANDSCHEN SCHAAKBOND. Year 1938 (n.pl., 1938, 12 vols., ills., orig. unif. wr. Wr. occas. sl. frayed/ waterstained).

€ (300-500) 325