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70 2806 Auction catalogues  Basan F 70 2806 Auction catalogues Basan F
70/2806 [Auction catalogues]. Basan, F. Catalogue raisonné des différens objets de curiosités dans les sciences et arts, qui composoient le cabinet de feu Mr Mariette (...). Paris, Chez l'Auteur, 1775, XVI,418p., engr. title-p., frontispiece by CHOFFARD after C.N. COCHIN, 4 etched plates (1x fold.), modern leather w. use of contemp. binding.

- Trifle yellowed; results in contemp. pen and ink in blank margins.

= Pierre-Jean Mariette (1694-1774) was a well-known collector of and dealer in (mainly) French, Flemish and Italian old master prints. Cicognara 4462: "Questo è uno de' piu preziosi Cataloghi, poichè contiene l'elenco di preziosità scelte dal primo intelligente che la Francia abbia avuto in quelle materie".

€ (300-500) 1100
70 2807 Auction catalogues  Mariette P J 70 2807 Auction catalogues Mariette P J
70/2807 [Auction catalogues]. Mariette, P.J. Description sommaire des Desseins des Grands Maistres d'Italie, des Pays-Bas et de France, du Cabinet de Feu M. Crozat. Avec des Réflexions sur la maniere de dessiner des principaux Peintres. Paris, P.J. Mariette, 1741, 2 parts in 1 vol., XII,4,140; (4),85p., contemp. gilt calf w. later mor. letterpiece.

- First part w. results in pen and ink; trifle foxed. Neatly rebacked.

= Second part titled Description sommaire des Pierres Gravées (...). Cicognara 4404.

€ (150-250) 1800
70 2808 Auction catalogues  Regnault L F 70 2808 Auction catalogues Regnault L F
70/2808 [Auction catalogues]. Regnault, L.F. Catalogue raisonné d'un choix précieux de dessins, et d'une nombreuse et riche collection d'estampes anciennes et modernes, en feuilles, en receuils et en oeuvres, livres à figures, sciences et arts, tableaux et autres objets curieux. Paris, the author, an VI (= 1798), XVI,288p., engr. frontisp. and portrait vignette by CHOFFARD, 20th cent. hmor.

- Sl. wrinkled; trifle foxed and yellowed.

= The very fine frontispiece depicting Basan in his cabinet. Describing 917 lots, with a biography of Basan and an artist-index. WITH loosely inserted: "Ordre de la vente de feu P.F. Basan père" (16p., without wr.). SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CXXVII.

€ (200-300) 650
70 2809 Auction catalogues  Schley P van der a o 70 2809 Auction catalogues Schley P van der a o
70/2809 [Auction catalogues]. Schley, P. van der a.o. Catalogus der Teekeningen, Prenten, Schilderijen, Miniatuuren, Emailles, Beeldwerken, Gehoogde, Gediepte, Edele en andere Steenen, Bas-Relieven, Oude en Nieuwere Penningen, Medailles, Atlas van Amsterdam, Mathematische, Optische en Physische Werktuigen, van wijlen den Heer Cornelis Ploos van Amstel, Jac. Cornsz. (...). Eerste Deel (Teekeningen). Amst., P. van der Schley a.o., 1800, part 1 (of 2) only, XXIV,(2),319p., engr. portr. by R. VINKELES after J. BUYS, moder hleather.

- Title-p. stained/ soiled; portrait sl. foxed.

= For a thorough overview of the important collections of C. Ploos van Amstel on the basis of the auction catalogues of his estate, see at large T. Laurentius, J.W. Niemeijer and G. Ploos van Amstel, Cornelis Ploos van Amstel 1726-1798, kunstverzamelaar en prentuitgever (Assen, 1980, p.3-103, Ploos' verzamelingen). The present auction catalogue forms the first of 2 parts, describing the collection of drawings - which he himself considered his most important - from the possession of Ploos.

€ (150-250) 650
70 2810 Auction catalogues  Schley P van der a o 70 2810 Auction catalogues Schley P van der a o
70/2810 [Auction catalogues]. Schley, P. van der a.o. Catalogus van een uitmuntend Kabinet gekleurde en ongekleurde Teekeningen, benevens een keurlyke verzameling Prent-Kunst, (...) Fraaije Teekeningen en Prenten, in vergulde Lysten met Glasen. Als mede een extra capitaale Mahogniehouten Kunstkast. (...) byeen vergaderd en nagelaten, door Wylen den Heere Jan Gildemeester, Jansz. Agent en Consul Generaal van Portugal by deze Republiek. Amst., P. van der Schley etc., 1800, (2),300,(2)p., modern hleather w. green mor. letterpiece.

= Rare catalogue of an important collection.

€ (150-250) 650
70 2811 Auction catalogues  Vries J de a o 70 2811 Auction catalogues Vries J de a o
70/2811 [Auction catalogues]. Vries, J. de a.o. Catalogus van het alom bekende, beroemde en hoogstbelangrijke kabinet Teekeningen, (...) en Prenten, (...) en laatstelijk Kunstkasten, enz. Nagelaten door wijlen den weledelen heer Jacob de Vos (...). Amst., J. de Vries a.o., 1833, (6),106,37,(1)p., without binding, in custom-made hcl. book-shaped box w. mor. letterpiece.

= With results and names of buyers in contemp. pen and ink. Blogie p.64.

€ (70-90) 400
70 2812 Auction catalogues  Vries J de Brondgeest A and Roos C F 70 2812 Auction catalogues Vries J de Brondgeest A and Roos C F
70/2812 [Auction catalogues]. Vries, J. de, Brondgeest, A. and Roos, C.F. Catalogue du Célèbre Cabinet de Dessins, laissé par feu son Excellence Monsieur Jean Gisbert Baron Verstolk de Soelen. (Amst.), J. de Vries etc., 1847, (4),IV,97,(2)p., contemp. hcl. w. modern giltlettering on spine and part of orig. frontwr. laid down.

- Binding sl. worn along edges. = Interleaved w. results and names of buyer.

€ (70-90) 300
70 2813 Auction catalogues  Wild B and Altheer J 70 2813 Auction catalogues Wild B and Altheer J
70/2813 [Auction catalogues]. Wild, B. and Altheer, J. Catalogus van eene uitmuntende Verzameling kostbare Schilderyen, door de Beroemdste meest Nederlandsche Meesters; alsmede eene allercapitaalste Collectie van gecouleurde en ongecouleurde Teekeningen, (...) Benevens eene considerabele party allerschoonste Prent-Kunst (...) Zijnde dit kostbaar Kabinet nagelaten door den Hoog Welgeb. Heere J.W. Barchman Wuytiers (...). Utr., B. Wild and J. Altheer, 1792, 2 parts in 1 vol., (4),148; 88p., later giltlettered red hmor., t.e.g.

- Library stamp on first blank; collector's stamp (of Anatole Demidoff; Lugt 3669) on second blank. A very fine copy.

= Rare.

€ (150-250) 325
70 2814 Auction catalogues  Yver P 70 2814 Auction catalogues Yver P
70/2814 [Auction catalogues]. Yver, P. Catalogue du Magnifique Cabinet de Feu Monsieur Jan Lucas van der Dussen. Ce Cabinet renferme une Belle Collection de Tableaux, des plus Célebres Maîtres Hollandois & un Recueil Considérable de Desseins & d'Estampes Reliées & Non-Reliées (...). Amst., P. Yver, 1774, 3 parts in 1 vol., (6),16,140; (2),163; (2),207p., contemp. hcalf w. red mor. letterpiece.

- Partly w. results in contemp. pen and ink in margins. Covers rubbed and sl. worn; paper over board frontcover partly torn off.

= The art collector Jan Lucas van der Dussen (1724-1773) resided at castle Groeneveld in Baarn.

€ (200-300) 375
70 2815 Aytta Zuichemius V ab70 2815 Aytta Zuichemius V ab
70/2815 Aytta Zuichemius, V. ab Epistolae politicae et historicae ad Joachimum Hopperum. Leeuwarden, H. Rintius, 1661, (14),560p., engr. title., contemp. overlapping vellum, sm. 8vo.

- First few lvs. w. sm. marginal stain; sm. portion torn off from title, not affecting the image.

€ (70-90) 70
70 2816 Barros J de 70 2816 Barros J de
70/2816 Barros, J. de. Ongemeene scheeps-togten en Manhafte krygs-bedryven te Water en Land, door Diego Lopez de Sequeira, als Kapitein Generaal en Gouverneur ter voortzetting van der Portugyzen Gebied en vryen Koophandel in de Oost-Indien, met IX Schepen derwaarts gedaan in 't Jaar 1518 (...). Leyden, P. van der Aa, 1707, 384,(24)p., engr. title-vignette, 6 fold. engr. maps, 4 (of 6) double-p. plates, later marbled boards.

- Lacks 2 plates; plates partly loosely inserted.

= Tiele 5; Cat. NHSM I, p.107. Contains descriptions of i.a. the Moluccas, Sumatra and Ethiopia. Published as part of Pieter van der Aa's Naaukeurige versameling der gedenk-waardigste zee en land-reysen na Oost en West-Indië.

€ (150-250) 160
70 2817 Batavian revolution and patriots  Paape G 70 2817 Batavian revolution and patriots Paape G
70/2817 [Batavian revolution and patriots]. Paape, G. De Knorrepot en de Menschenvriend; of Vrolijke Wandeling, in en buiten de Bataafsche Republiek. Behelzende satirique schetsen van verachterlijke, gevaarlijke, belachelijke en goede caracters van voorname staatsmannen. N.pl., n.publ., n.d. (1797), 1st ed., XVI,168p., without binding.

- Sl. frayed along edges; trifle foxed. = Very rare.

€ (100-150) 300
70 2818 Belgium  Cantillon P de 70 2818 Belgium Cantillon P de
70/2818 [Belgium]. Cantillon, P. de. Vermakelykheden van Brabant, en deszelfs onderhoorige landen. II. (kwartier van Brussel) and III. deel (kwartier van Antwerpen). Amst. D. Weege, 1770, 1st ed., 2 vols., 4 ident. engr. title-vignettes, 2 fold. plans, 2 (fold.) profiles, 140 (of 141 or 144?) views (i.a. by G. BOUTTATS, H. CAUSE and J. HARREWIJN), simple printer's boards.

- Paper over spine worn/ frayed; lacks view of the citadel of Antwerp.

= Colophon of part 2 calls for 75 plates, but only lists 74, part 3 calls for 73 plates, but the list only contains 71 plates. With the plans and profiles of Antwerp and Brussels and many views of castles, nobles' houses, ruins and other important estates in the dukedom of Brabant.

€ (200-300) 210
70 2819 Belgium  Le Roy J 70 2819 Belgium Le Roy J
70/2819 [Belgium]. Le Roy, J. Notitia Marchionatus Sacri Romani Imperii, Hoc est Urbis et Agri Antverpiensis, Oppidorum, Dominiorum, Monasteriorum, Castellorumque sub eo (...). Amst., A. Magnus (F. Lamminga on frontisp.), 1678, (4),504,(4); (2),9 (index),2p., engr. frontisp. after A. VAN DIEPENBEKE, 85 (double-p./ fold.) maps/ plans/ views, 141 (full-p.) ills., contemp. mottled calf w. double gilt fillet line border along sides of covers and w. gilt spine w. burgundy mor. letterpiece, folio.

- Fine copy apart from the following (restorable/ minor) defects: owner's stamp and library stamp on recto and verso of title-p.; large tear in view of the tower of Antwerp cathedral and in the plate of the Monumentum Engelberti opposite p.456; two parallel tears (without loss) in lower margin of bird's eye view of Turnhout (8 cm. each); first two plates sl. foxed; number in purple ink on second blank. Backstrip restored w. use of orig. backstrip; corners bumped.

= Bound with (at the end) the rare later published index and list of plates: "Tables alphabétiques pour servir à l'ouvrage du baron Le Roy (...)" (The Hague/ Brussels, J. Ermens, 1781). Bibl. Belgica III, p.831-838. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CXXVII.

€ (1.000-1.500)
70/2820 Biblia anglica Printbibles  The Historical Part of the Holy Bible or the Old and New Testament Exactly and Compleatly Described in above Two Hundred Historys 70/2820 Biblia anglica Printbibles The Historical Part of the Holy Bible or the Old and New Testament Exactly and Compleatly Described in above Two Hundred Historys
70/2820 Biblia anglica Printbibles  The Historical Part of the Holy Bible or the Old and New Testament Exactly and Compleatly Described in above Two Hundred Historys 70/2820 Biblia anglica Printbibles The Historical Part of the Holy Bible or the Old and New Testament Exactly and Compleatly Described in above Two Hundred Historys
70/2820 [Biblia anglica. Printbibles]. The Historical Part of the Holy Bible or the Old and New Testament Exactly and Compleatly Described in above Two Hundred Historys. (London), R. Ware, n.d. (±1755), engr. frontisp., engr. title-p., 25 (of 26?) plates each w. 4 engr. ills. by J. COLE, contemp. green calf w. richly gilt floral border within fillet lines, surrounding a border of alternating flowers and acorns, gilt inner dentelles, richly gilt spine w. red mor. letterpiece and four red mor. bands, a.e.g., 4to.

- Lacks at least one plate; frontisp. some false folds; some occas. sl. foxing. Rubbed/ sl. worn along extremities; frontcover light scratch.

= Interleaved copy (two lvs. between the plates) in an attractive binding. For the Cole engravings see Darlow/ Moule 839, note.

€ (80-100) 110
70 2821 Biblia gallica  Royaumont = N Fontaine 70 2821 Biblia gallica Royaumont = N Fontaine
70/2821 [Biblia gallica]. Royaumont (= N. Fontaine). L'histoire du vieux et du nouveau testament. Paris, J. Villette, 1735, 2 parts in 1 vol., (18),552,(2)p., engr. title-vignette and 2 engr./ woodcut head pieces, 267 halfp. ills., contemp. calf, gilt spine w. mor. letterpiece, 4to.

- Mediocre copy: a few leaves dam.; occas. frayed; sl. soiled/ foxed/ (dust)stained, mostly in margins; two leaves stained in text/ image; lacks free endpapers; spine and most corners dam.

€ (80-100) 100
70 2822 Biblia graeca  Quatuor Evangelia Graece  Ed A Birch 70 2822 Biblia graeca Quatuor Evangelia Graece Ed A Birch
70/2822 [Biblia graeca]. Quatuor Evangelia Graece (...). Ed. A. Birch. Copenhagen, J.F. Schultz, 1788, (10),XCII,(2),676p., 3 engr. plates w. typespecimens, contemp. calf w. richly gilt spine and yellow mor. letterpiece, 4to.

- First few lvs. vaguely waterst. in blank outer margins; first and last lvs. trifle foxed; sm. library stamp on title-p. Spine sl. cracked.

= "In 1781 and succeeding years Christian VII. of Denmark despatched a small band of distinguished scholars to examine Biblical mss. in foreign libraries. On this errand A. Birch (afterwards a bishop of the Danish Lutheran Church) travelled through Italy and Germany; J. G. C. Adler studied at Rome and elsewhere; and D. G. Moldenhawer, accompanied by the famous Orientalist O. G. Tychsen, visited Spain. The combined results of their investigations were arranged, at the royal command and expense, by Birch, and published in this edition, which presents the text of Stephanus' folio Testament of 1550, with an apparatus of various readings collected by the editor and his associates (...) Only one quarto volume, containing the Gospels with some facsimiles, was published. A fire at the Royal Printing-House in 1795 destroyed the type, paper and unsold stock of the first volume, as well as part of the material for the second. Birch collected and published what survived in two octavo volumes (...) in 1798 and 1800" (Darlow/ Moule). Darlow/ Moule 4769. Rare.

€ (300-500)
70/2823 Biblia hebraica  Biblia Hebraica Secundum ultimam editionem Jos Athiae a Johanne Leusden Denuo recognitam  Ed E van der Hooght 70/2823 Biblia hebraica Biblia Hebraica Secundum ultimam editionem Jos Athiae a Johanne Leusden Denuo recognitam Ed E van der Hooght
70/2823 [Biblia hebraica]. Biblia Hebraica, Secundum ultimam editionem Jos. Athiae, a Johanne Leusden Denuo recognitam (...). Ed. E. van der Hooght. Amst./ Utr., Boom, Waesberge etc., 1705, 2 vols., (26),333; 352,(24) lvs., 4 partly identical engr. (divis.) titles., contemp. unif. vellum.

- Vol. I contents partly loose/ frayed/ waterstained; both vols. occas. with annots. in red pencil. Vellum vol. I soiled.

= Darlow/ Moule 5141; Fürst II, p.235.

€ (50-70) 160
70/2824 Biblia latina  Novum Testamentum Iesu Christi 70/2824 Biblia latina Novum Testamentum Iesu Christi
70/2824 [Biblia latina]. Novum Testamentum Iesu Christi. Antw., J. Latius for J. Steelsius, 1562, 2 parts in 1 vol., 248; 176,(31) lvs., woodcut printer's mark on title-p., num. (repeated) woodcut ills., early 17th cent. gilt mottled calf w. red mor. letterpiece on spine, sm. 8vo.

- Illegible contemp. owner's entry on title-p.; a few undisturbing later annots. in pen. Calf sl. affected by acidity of mottled spots.

= A fine copy of this rare pocket bible (only one copy in JAP 1990-1918). Delaveau/ Hillard 4429 ("Suit l'éd. d'Anvers, Joannes Steelsius, 1546"); BM, STC 30; not in the other usual ref. works. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CXXVII.

€ (700-900)
70 2825 Biblia neerlandica  Den Bibel Tgeheele Oude ende Nieuwe Testament met grooter naersticheyt naden Latijnschen text gecorrigeert Ende opten cant des boecks die alteratie die hebreeusche ver70 2825 Biblia neerlandica Den Bibel Tgeheele Oude ende Nieuwe Testament met grooter naersticheyt naden Latijnschen text gecorrigeert Ende opten cant des boecks die alteratie die hebreeusche ver
70 2825 Biblia neerlandica  Den Bibel Tgeheele Oude ende Nieuwe Testament met grooter naersticheyt naden Latijnschen text gecorrigeert Ende opten cant des boecks die alteratie die hebreeusche ver70 2825 Biblia neerlandica Den Bibel Tgeheele Oude ende Nieuwe Testament met grooter naersticheyt naden Latijnschen text gecorrigeert Ende opten cant des boecks die alteratie die hebreeusche ver
70/2825 [Biblia neerlandica]. Den Bibel. Tgeheele Oude ende Nieuwe Testament met grooter naersticheyt naden Latijnschen text gecorrigeert. Ende opten cant des boecks die alteratie, die hebreeusche veranderinge, naerder hebreeuscer waerheyt, der boecken dye int hebreeus zijn, ende die Griecsche, der boecken dye int griecs zijn, ende dinhoudt voor die capittelen ghestelt. Antw., Willem Vorsterman, finished on "den XIII. dach van Augustus, Int iaer nae die geboorte Christi (...) M.CCCCC.ende.XXXII" [colophon Old Testament] and "Int iaer ons Heeren alsmen schreef. M.CCCCC.XXX. Den sevensten dach Novembris" (title-p. New Testament], 2 parts in 1 vol., CXCVI,CXLVIII,(20); LXXIX,LXXXVIII-XCIII lvs., ident. general title-p. and title-p. to the New Testament w. woodcut borders, woodcut bird's eye map of the Holy Land, num. woodcut ills. partly by MARTIN DE KEYSER (Old Testament), modern blindst. black mor., folio.

- Lacks 12 prelim. lvs. (present are the general title and a leaf w. ills. showing the six days of Creation), half of the map of the Holy Land, and of the New Testament leaf P/ p.LXXXVII and the last 10 textlvs. (P8 and Q1-8/ p.XCIII-CII); lacks the top parts of the general title and the prelim. leaf w. six ills. (these two lvs. repaired w. 20th cent. paper); quire 'a', 'b', 'c' and New Testament 'N' and 'P' bound erroneously; two lvs. of quire 'a' lacking part of upper outer corner; partly (sl.) waterstained in upper outer corner and lower margin/ corner, otherwise contents rather fine.

= One of the rarest Dutch 16th cent. bibles. Poortman I, p.92ff; Darlow/ Moule 3282 note and 3285 (ed. 1542 w. the same collation as our ed.). The title-pages contain a compartment with Martin de Keyser's initials, but Poortman states that the woodcuts in the New Testament are not by De Keyser but by an anonymous artist. On verso of the leaf w. the six creation-ills. an interesting late-17th cent. annot. in pen and ink reporting, in English and in Dutch (the Dutch cut short), an earthquake occurred "the 18 of September 1692 betuixt at 2 aclock or ther by ther wes gret erth quak at Rotterdam (...) all the peepell in a great fear that the heall peepell it they thought that the heall toun [..? Dutch: "onderste bove beve zou"] (...) Robert Stal[...?]." This earthquake, with its epicentre at Verviers, Belgium was one of the severest in European history. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CXXVIII.

€ (1.000-1.500) 1200