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75 2554 Africa  Bosman W 75 2554 Africa Bosman W
75 2554 Africa  Bosman W 75 2554 Africa Bosman W
75/2554 [Africa]. Bosman, W. Nauwkeurige beschryving van de Guinese goud- tand- en slave-kust. Nevens alle desselfs Landen, Koningryken, en Gemenebesten: Van de Zeeden der Inwoonders, hun Godsdienst, Regeering, Regtspleeging, Oorlogen, Trouwen, Begraven, enz. (...). Amst., I. Stokmans, 1709, 2nd ed., 2 parts in 1 vol., (24),207,(1); 279,(29)p., 2 fold. engr. maps, 26 (fold.) plates, contemp. vellum, 4to.

- Lacks frontisp. and portrait; title-p. cut short and backed w. contemp. paper.

= Tiele 174; Gay 2808; Henze I, 304 ("zuverlässiger und vollständiger als die früheren Berichte über Ober-Guinea"); cat. NHSM p.204 and cf. Kainbacher I, p.153. The work is divided in 22 letters, written from S. George del Mina, the main Dutch trading-station, where the author was chief merchant in the service of the West-India-Company from 1689-1702. Chief source for the knowledge of Dutch slave-trade during the latter half of the 17th century and important for the history of the commercial rivalry with the English, Danes and Brandeburgers. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CXIV.

€ (700-900) 750
75 2555 Africa  Bosman W 75 2555 Africa Bosman W
75 2555 Africa  Bosman W 75 2555 Africa Bosman W
75/2555 [Africa]. Bosman, W. A New and Accurate Description of the Coast of Guinea, Divided into the Gold, the Slave and the Ivory Coasts. London, Printed for J. Knapton etc., 1705, (8),493,(19)p., fold. map of the coast of Guinea, 7 engr. plates, contemp. blindst. panelled calf.

- Partly severely browned. Frontcover detached; backcover for the greater part detached.

= First English translation of the first Dutch edition published in 1704. Cf. Tiele 174; cf. Cat. NHSM p.204 (ed. 1704 and 1709) and Gay 2808 (ed. 1704). Divided in 22 letters, written from S. George del Mina, the main Dutch trading-station, where the author was chief merchant in the service of the West-India-Company from 1689-1702. Chief source for the knowledge of Dutch slave-trade during the latter half of the 17th century and important for the history of the commercial rivalry with the English, Danes and Brandeburgers. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CXIII.

€ (150-250) 325
75 2556 Africa  Moore F 75 2556 Africa Moore F
75 2556 Africa  Moore F 75 2556 Africa Moore F
75 2556 Africa  Moore F 75 2556 Africa Moore F
75/2556 [Africa]. Moore, F. Travels into the Inland Parts of Africa: containing a Description of the Several Nations for the space of Six Hundred Miles up the River Gambia (...) to which is added, Capt. Stibb's Voyage up the Gambia in the year 1723, to make Discoveries. London, printed by Edward Cave for the author, 1738, XI,XIII,305,(1), 86,(4),23p., fold. engr. map, 11 (fold.) etched/ engr. plates, contemp. calf w. mor. letterpiece.

- Lvs. (sl.) browned and occas. sl. foxed; endpapers unevenly browned from offsetting from turn-ins. Rebacked w. use of the original backstrip.

= Henze III, 521f; Howgego M163. I.a. describes an encounter with a Captain Pyke who transported slaves, bound for Maryland, U.S.A. One of the slaves Moore met was Ayuba Suleiman Diallo (known as Job Ben Solomon), a Fulani muslim son of a religious and political leader from Bunda (Senegal) and scholar, who spoke and wrote perfect Arabic. He was sent by his later owner, a Maryland planter, to England where he was introduced at court and was employed in translating Arabic documents. After 14 months he was returned to Gambia and befriended Moore and accompanied him on various trips. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CXIV.

€ (400-600) 400
75 2557 Alamanni L 75 2557 Alamanni L
75 2557 Alamanni L 75 2557 Alamanni L
75/2557 Alamanni, L. Opere Toscane. Vol. I. Lyon, S. Grypius, 1532, vol. 1 (of 2), (8),435,(13)p., woodcut title-vign. and printer's mark on verso final textp., contemp. vellum.

- Without vol. II; partly (sl.) browned; inkstain on title-p.; bookplate on upper pastedown.

= Brunet I, p.125. The first vol. of the poetry by Luigi Alamanni (1495-1556). The work is dedicated to the French king Franois I, with whom Alamanni found refuge after he fled Italy after being involved in a conspiracy against the Medici in 1522.

€ (100-150) 100
75 2558 Alkmaar  Woude C van der 75 2558 Alkmaar Woude C van der
75 2558 Alkmaar  Woude C van der 75 2558 Alkmaar Woude C van der
75 2558 Alkmaar  Woude C van der 75 2558 Alkmaar Woude C van der
75/2558 [Alkmaar]. Woude, C. van der. Kronyck van Alckmaar met zyn Dorpen. Amst./ Alkm., S. van Esveldt/ J. Maagh, 1743, (8),190,(15)p., fold. engr. plan of Alkmaar (publ. by I. TIRION), fold. plan of the Schermeer, engr. bird's eye plan of the siege of Alkmaar, 21 fold. plates and 1 sm. mounted plate (from another publication) by A. RADEMAKER, contemp. vellum, sm. 4to.

- Lacks upper pastedown; title-p. sl. worn. Top of spine worn.

= Nijhoff/ Van Hattum 345; Haitsma Mulier/ Van der Lem 525a.

€ (200-300) 200
75/2559 Almanacs  Almanak voor dienstboden voor het jaar 1841 Tweede Jaar 75/2559 Almanacs Almanak voor dienstboden voor het jaar 1841 Tweede Jaar
75/2559 [Almanacs]. Almanak voor dienstboden voor het jaar 1841. Tweede Jaar. Schoonhoven, S.E. van Nooten, 1840, (20),134,(2)p., lithogr. frontisp., orig. publisher's wr., sm. 8vo.

- First quire loosening; occas. sl. (finger)soiled/ waterstained. Paper over wr. mostly worn away on backcover and backstrip.

Dykstra, W. Frîske Hûsfrjeun. Franeker, E. Ippius Fockens, 1853, VII,(1),288p., 3 textills., orig. publisher's wr., sm. 8vo.

- Title-p. loosening; (sl.) (finger)soiled. Boards (severely) soiled; rubbed along extremities; spine discol.

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75 2560 Almanacs  Maastrichter Almanach voor het Jaar Onzes Heeren M D CCC XIX 75 2560 Almanacs Maastrichter Almanach voor het Jaar Onzes Heeren M D CCC XIX
75/2560 [Almanacs]. Maastrichter Almanach voor het Jaar Onzes Heeren M.D.CCC.XIX. Maastr., L.Th. Nypels, 1819, (104)p., woodcut title-vignette, contemp. boards w. gilt central ornament within gilt border, 12mo.

- Trifle foxed. Year written on frontcover; covers sl. stained; spine dam. = Rare.

ADDED: NEDERLANDSCHE LIEDEREN EN BALLADEN (Apeldoorn, 1917, orig. gilt (sl. waterstained) cl., sm. 8vo).

€ (30-50) 40
75 2561 Almanacs  Zaagmans Comptoir Almanach Op 't Jaer ons Heeren Jesu Christi M DC LXXIX  75 2561 Almanacs Zaagmans Comptoir Almanach Op 't Jaer ons Heeren Jesu Christi M DC LXXIX
75 2561 Almanacs  Zaagmans Comptoir Almanach Op 't Jaer ons Heeren Jesu Christi M DC LXXIX  75 2561 Almanacs Zaagmans Comptoir Almanach Op 't Jaer ons Heeren Jesu Christi M DC LXXIX
75 2561 Almanacs  Zaagmans Comptoir Almanach Op 't Jaer ons Heeren Jesu Christi M DC LXXIX  75 2561 Almanacs Zaagmans Comptoir Almanach Op 't Jaer ons Heeren Jesu Christi M DC LXXIX
75/2561 [Almanacs]. Zaagmans Comptoir Almanach Op 't Jaer ons Heeren Jesu Christi M.DC.LXXIX (...). Amst., J. van Dijck, (1678), (32)p., printed in black and red, large title-woodcut of the exchange of Amsterdam, 12 large woodcuts to the months, interleaved, contemp. gilt vellum with the central coat of arms of Amsterdam on both covers, 4to.

- Partly w. sm. hole in upper outer corner, partly touching border of the woodcuts to the months; without final free endpaper. Vellum sl. duststained and lacks ties. Otherwise a fine copy.

= Early copies of this type of almanac are rare. Calligraphed entry on first free endpaper "Beste Joort Anno 1715". Among the fine woodcuts to the months, that of the month October shows wine tasters using tastevins. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CXIV.

€ (400-600) 1000
75 2562 Amelot de la Houssaie  A N  75 2562 Amelot de la Houssaie A N
75/2562 Amelot de la Houssaie, (A.N.). Mémoires historiques, politiques, critiques et litteraires. Amst., M.-C. le Cene, 1722, 2 vols., (2),559; (2),460,(8)p., woodcut headpieces and initials, contemp. unif. calf, richly gilt w. 2 mor. letterpieces, gilt boardedges and inside dentelles, marbled endpapers, sm. 8vo.

- Trifle browned; occas. some foxing. Bindings worn.

= Cf. Quérard, La France littéraire I, p.48.

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75 2563 America  Benzoni G 75 2563 America Benzoni G
75 2563 America  Benzoni G 75 2563 America Benzoni G
75 2563 America  Benzoni G 75 2563 America Benzoni G
75/2563 [America]. Benzoni, G. De gedenkwaardige west-indise voyagien, gedaan door Christoffel Columbus, Americus Vesputius, en Lodewijk Hennepin. Behelzende een naaukeurige en waarachtige Beschrijving der eerste en laatste Americaanse ontdekkingen (...) mitsgaders een gertrouw en aenmerkelijk verhaal van de Opperhoofden der Spanjaarden onderlinge oneenigheden doenmaals in America, als ook de onmenschelijke Wreedheden door haer aan d'Indianen gepleegd. Leyden, P. van der Aa, 1704, 2 parts in 1 vol., 89,(11); (20),219,(13)p., etched frontisp., 9 (of 11) plates, contemp. vellum.

- Mediocre copy. Lacks 2 maps and 2 plates; lacks title of the 2nd part; first few lvs. loose; partly w. waterstain in inner and lower margin; some lvs. w. wormholes in inner margin; a few quires w. brown stain in lower outer corner.

= Alden/ Landis 704/16; Sabin 4806 ("also in Van der Aa's Naaukeurige Versameling") and 31361. Translation of Benzoni's La historia del mondo nuovo. The first edition was published in 1565, cf. Duviols p.360-361.

€ (250-350) 250
75/2564 America  Conditien Die  gepresenteert werden aen alle de gene die als Coloniers na Nieuw Nederlandt willen vertrecken  75/2564 America Conditien Die gepresenteert werden aen alle de gene die als Coloniers na Nieuw Nederlandt willen vertrecken
75/2564 [America]. Conditien, Die (...) gepresenteert werden aen alle de gene, die als Coloniers na Nieuw-Nederlandt willen vertrecken (...). Amst., Evert Nieuwenhoff, 1656, (8)p., without wr.

- Final leaf soiled and duststained; trifle worn along outer lower corner throughout.

= Published as an appendix to A. VAN DER DONCK, Beschryvinge van Nieuw-Nederlant (1656). The ordinance stating the conditions for those who wish to settle in the Dutch colony in America, Nieuw-Nederlandt. It was published at a time in which the Dutch colony New Netherland experienced a period of economic prosperity, when New Netherland was in need of new settlers to strengthen its position in the area. Muller, America p.337, no.2837 (this ed., also w. (8)pages); on the separately published edition see Asher no.337 and 338 (ed. Amst., J. Banning, (16)p.).

€ (100-150) 1300
75 2565 America  Oldmixon J  75 2565 America Oldmixon J
75 2565 America  Oldmixon J  75 2565 America Oldmixon J
75 2565 America  Oldmixon J  75 2565 America Oldmixon J
75/2565 [America]. (Oldmixon, J.). Het Britannische Ryk in Amerika, Zynde eene Beschryving van de Ontdekking, Inwooners, het Klimaat, den Koophandel, en tegenwoordigen Staat van alle de Britannische Coloniën in dat gedeelte der Wereldt. Als mede een omstandig Berecht aangaande de Koffy en Koffy-plantery. Amst., R. and G. Wetstein, 1721, 2 parts in 1 vol., (26),300; (2),327,(14)p., 2 ident. engr. frontisp., half-p. vignette, 8 fold. maps by H. MOLL and 3 ills. on 1 fold. plate (to the coffee treatise at the end), contemp. gilt hcalf w. brown mor. letterpiece.

- Fine copy.

= Tiele 192; cat. NHSM p.268; Sabin 57160; Alden/ Landis V, p.271; Müller, Kaffee 160. Cf. Kress 2597. The first Dutch edition of Oldmixon's The British empire in America (London, 1708) and the only edition to which is added the treatise on coffee with the three illustrations of the coffee-plant. The first part deals with the eastern states of the USA from Hudson-Bay to Carolina (with 5 maps), the second part with the Caribbean (with 3 maps). One of the maps (North America) shows California as an island (McLaughlin 200). SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CXV.

€ (1.000-1.500) 1000
75 2566 America  Weld I 75 2566 America Weld I
75 2566 America  Weld I 75 2566 America Weld I
75/2566 [America]. Weld, I. Reisen durch die Staaten von Nordamerika, und die Provinzen Ober- und Unter- Canada, während den Jahren 1795, 1796 und 1797. Aus dem Englischen übersezt. Berlin and Hamb., n.publ., 1801, (4),475,(1)p., 2 engr. fold. maps and 2 (fold.) plates, contemp. mottled calf w. richly gilt spine and yellow mor. letterpiece, marbled endpapers, large 8vo.

- Occas. trifle foxed, otherwise internally fine. Covers rubbed; frontcover and spine sl. wormholed.

= Bibliothek der neusten und interessantesten Reisebeschreibungen, vierter Band. Cf. Sabin 102539 (Dutch ed.).

€ (100-150) 100
75 2567 Amstelland  Willink D 75 2567 Amstelland Willink D
75 2567 Amstelland  Willink D 75 2567 Amstelland Willink D
75/2567 [Amstelland]. Willink, D. Amstellandsche Arkadia. Utr., S. de Waal, 1773, 2nd ed., 2 vols., (16),376; (2),306,(9)p., engr. frontisp., 12 fold. views by J.C. PHILIPS and J. PUNT after C. PRONK and A. DE HAEN, 1 fold. table, contemp. unif. vellum.

- Both vols. paper ticket and owner's stamp on htitle and title-p.; occas. sl. foxed; pastedowns loosening. Vellum trifle soiled.

= Nijhoff/ Van Hattum 336.

€ (80-100) 120
75 2568 Amsterdam and surroundings  Commelin C 75 2568 Amsterdam and surroundings Commelin C
75/2568 [Amsterdam and surroundings]. Commelin, C. (Vervolg Van de Beschryving der stadt Amsterdam). (Amst., Wolfgang, Waasberge, Boom, Van Someren and Goethals, 1693), 1st ed., 1 vol. (of 2), 529-1223,(37)p., 17 (fold.) (double-p.) engr. maps, plans, views and plates, num. (often half-p.) textengrs., contemp. calf, folio.

- Vol. 2 only. Lacks first and final 2 lvs.; occas. sl. finger- and/ or dustsoiled. Binding worn/ dam. along extremities. Sold w.a.f.

= Nijhoff/ Van Hattum 66/ 67.

€ (120-150) 120
75 2569 Amsterdam and surroundings  Fokke J  75 2569 Amsterdam and surroundings Fokke J
75/2569 [Amsterdam and surroundings]. (Fokke, J.). Historie van den Amsterdamschen Schouwburg. Amst., G. Warnars/ P. den Hengst, 1772, (8),80,(12)p., engr. frontisp., title-vignette and 4 fold. plates by N. VAN DER MEER JR., contemp. calf w. red mor. letterpiece.

- Corners and upper joint (sl.) worn. Contents fine.

BOUND WITH: Idem. Historie van den Nieuwen Amsterdamschen Schouwburg. Ibid., iidem, 1775, (6),56p., engr. title-vignette and 5 fold. plates by N. VAN DER MEER JR.

€ (150-250) 160
75 2570 Amsterdam and surroundings  Fokkens M  75 2570 Amsterdam and surroundings Fokkens M
75 2570 Amsterdam and surroundings  Fokkens M  75 2570 Amsterdam and surroundings Fokkens M
75 2570 Amsterdam and surroundings  Fokkens M  75 2570 Amsterdam and surroundings Fokkens M
75/2570 [Amsterdam and surroundings]. (Fokkens, M.). Beschrijvinge der Wijdt-vermaarde Koop-stadt Amstelredam, van haar eerste beginselen (...) en, haar tegenwoordigen standt: Aanwijzende hare bezienswaardige en wonderlijke zeldzaamheden, ten dienst van de inwoonders, en alle liefhebbers, die genegen zijn deze Stadt met kennis te besichtigen. Amst., A. and J. de Wees, 1662, (22),344,(14)p., fold. engr. plan, 66 (fold.) views/ plates, contemp. vellum, 12mo.

- Bookplate on first free endpaper; first ±10 lvs. (incl. title-p.) restored; last ±10 lvs. w. marginal waterst.; lacks last leaf; new endpapers. Sold w.a.f.

= Rare early edition, published in the same year as the first (Amst., M.W. Doornik, 1662). Possibly containing (extra plates) from the 3rd ed. (Amst. M.W. Doornik, 1664), however also not conform plan/ view/ plate collation. Bodel/ Nijenhuis 1455; Nijhoff/ Van Hattum 95 note, mentioning 1 plan and 10 plates.

€ (200-300) 220
75/2571 Amsterdam and surroundings  Historie van den oproer te Amsterdam voorgevallen door des Stads Gr Achtb Overheid en trouwe Borgers loffelijker wijze gestild zedert den 31sten January 169675/2571 Amsterdam and surroundings Historie van den oproer te Amsterdam voorgevallen door des Stads Gr Achtb Overheid en trouwe Borgers loffelijker wijze gestild zedert den 31sten January 1696
75/2571 [Amsterdam and surroundings]. Historie van den oproer, te Amsterdam voorgevallen, door des Stads Gr. Achtb. Overheid en trouwe Borgers loffelijker wijze gestild, zedert den 31sten January 1696. Rott., P. vander Slaart, 1696, 93,(3 publ. cat.)p., sl. later wr.

- Browned, mostly on first and final lvs.; title-p. frayed; sm. stamp on title-p.

= Rare.

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75 2572 Amsterdam and surroundings  Le Jolle P 75 2572 Amsterdam and surroundings Le Jolle P
75/2572 [Amsterdam and surroundings]. Le Jolle, P. Description de la ville d'Amsterdam, en vers burlesques. Selon la visite de six jours d'une semaine. Amst., Jacques le Curieux, 1666, (16),317p., engr. frontisp. incorporating a plan of Amsterdam, contemp. overlapping vellum, sm. 8vo.

- First few quires sl. waterstained; 2 bookplates and cat. clipping on upper pastedown. Otherwise fine.

= From the library of Bob Luza. Nijhoff/ Van Hattum 189; Willems 1756; De Vries 169-171; Gay/ Lemonnyer I, p.876: "Ce volume est recherché des bibliophiles qui le placent dans la collection elzévirienne. Le nom de l'auteur est sans doute un pseudonyme; on croit qu'il s'appelait Pierre Langle. Il dédie son livre "à très-vilains, très-sales, très-lourds, très-malpropres et très-ignorants messieurs les boueurs et cureurs des canaux d'Amsterdam. - La lecture du volume est assez amusante."

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75/2573 Amsterdam and surroundings  Monument voor Amsterdam in drie zangen Tweede zang Het Groot Toneel van verwarringen In Amsterdam en Elders vertoond In de zomer des jaars 1787 75/2573 Amsterdam and surroundings Monument voor Amsterdam in drie zangen Tweede zang Het Groot Toneel van verwarringen In Amsterdam en Elders vertoond In de zomer des jaars 1787
75/2573 Amsterdam and surroundings  Monument voor Amsterdam in drie zangen Tweede zang Het Groot Toneel van verwarringen In Amsterdam en Elders vertoond In de zomer des jaars 1787 75/2573 Amsterdam and surroundings Monument voor Amsterdam in drie zangen Tweede zang Het Groot Toneel van verwarringen In Amsterdam en Elders vertoond In de zomer des jaars 1787
75/2573 Amsterdam and surroundings  Monument voor Amsterdam in drie zangen Tweede zang Het Groot Toneel van verwarringen In Amsterdam en Elders vertoond In de zomer des jaars 1787 75/2573 Amsterdam and surroundings Monument voor Amsterdam in drie zangen Tweede zang Het Groot Toneel van verwarringen In Amsterdam en Elders vertoond In de zomer des jaars 1787
75/2573 [Amsterdam and surroundings]. Monument voor Amsterdam in drie zangen. Tweede zang. Het Groot Toneel van verwarringen, In Amsterdam en Elders vertoond, In de zomer des jaars 1787. Amst., J. Peppelenbos, 1791, 1 vol. (of 3), VIII,222,(2)p., engr. title-p., 2 (fold.) plates by C.J. DE HUYSER after C. VAN WAARD/ G.A. LEHMAN, modern cl. w. orig. wr. laid down on covers.

- Waterstained in inner margin. = F.M. 4836.

€ (70-90) 70
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