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ABC_45831: TEENSTRA, Marten Douwes. - De Nederlandsche West-Indische eilanden in derselver tegenwoordigen toestand.Amsterdam, C.G. Sulpke, 1836-1837 2 vols. 8vo. With a hand-coloured aquatint view of St. Eustatius on the engraved title-page of volume 1, an engraved full-page plan of Philipsburg on St. Maarten and 3 folding printed tables. Modern cloth with original printed paper wrappers preserved.
K3NEC1BXPBLO: TEIXEIRA, Pedro, [Mir KHWAND and Turan SHAH]. - Relaciones de Pedro Teixeira d'el origen descendencia y succession de los reyes de Persia, y de Harmuz, y de un viage hecho por el mismo autor dende la India Oriental hasta Italia por tierra.Antwerp, Hieronymus Verdussen, 1610. 8vo. With a woodcut on title-page. 17th century mottled calf, richly gold-tooled spine, red edges.
A49GBGOX0243: [TELESFORO DA COSENZA]. - Livre merveilleux, contenant en bref la fleur et substance de plusieurs traittez, tant des propheties & revelations, qu'anciennes croniques, faisant mention de tous les faictz de l'Eglise Universelle, co[m]me des scismes, discords & tribulations advenir en l'Eglise de Rome, & d'un temps auquel on ostera & tollira aux ge[n]s d'eglise & clergé, ... Paris, Thibault Bessault, 1565. 8vo. With Bessault's woodcut device on the title-page. 18th-century French grained red morocco (ca. 1745?), gold-tooled spine with pointillé ornaments, each board framed with thin-thick-thin fillets with a rosette(?) stamped over their intersections at the corners, gold-tooled turn-ins, gold fillets on the board edges, gilt edges.
D329MFC3UKU0: [TEMMINCK, Coenraad Jacob]. - Las posesiones holandesas en el archipiélago de la India.Manila, Miguel Sanchez, 1855. 8vo. Modern red half calf, preserving the original pink lithographed wrappers.
ABC_46270: TENNANT, James Francis. - Report on the preparations for, and observations of, the transit of Venus, as seen at Roorkee and Lahore, on December 8, 1874.Calcutta, Office of the Superintendent of Government Printing, 1877. Large 4to. With 3 lithographed plates. Original publisher's paper wrappers.
3504: TENSINI, Francesco. - La fortificatione guardia difesa et espugnatione delle fortezzi esperimentata in diverse guerre.Venetia, Antonio Bariletti, 1630. Large folio (38 x 27.5 cm). With richly engraved allegorical frontispiece, engraved portrait of the author, and 48 fine engraved fortification plates (11 double-page), by Fillippo Sadeler. Contemporary calf, gold-tooled fillets on boards, richly gold-tooled spine, Rebacked, with the original backstrip laid down, later endpapers.
ABC_46898: TERWEN, Johannes Leonardus. - Het Koningrijk der Nederlanden, voorgesteld in eene reeks van naar de natuur geteekende schilderachtige gezigten.Gouda, Gerrit Benjamin van Goor, [1862]. Royal 4to (33 x 28 cm). With a steel-engraved title-page and 136 finely steel-engraved views by J. van Poppel, J.M. Kolb, J. Richters and others, printed on "China" paper and mounted on blank leaves, each with a tissue guard leaf, the text pages with an elaborate decorative border, printed letterpress in blue. Contemporary blue velvet over wooden boards with elaborate sculpted (cut and moulded) leather decorations mounted on the velvet, each board and each of the 4 fields on the spine with a Gothic revival decorative frame, the boards with a cross-shaped golden boss in each corner, with Anna Pavlovna's crowned AP monogram above 2 crossed laurel branches on the front board and her coat of arms on the back board, with 2 golden fastenings (the central part of each clasp forming a Maltese cross with a boss matching those on the boards), all edges gilt, gauffered and splendidly coloured by hand, forming an elaborate geometrical and floral pattern in red, green, white and gold, white watered silk endpapers.
ABC_45557: [TESSARI, Ludovico and Carolus LINNAEUS]. - Materia medica contracta: synonyma, natalia, pharmaceutica, qualitates, principia, praeparata, vires, usus communes, usus praecipuos, composita, doses, judicium complectens.Venice, Nicolaus Pezzana, 1762. 3 parts in 1 volume. 8vo. With an allegorical title-vignette ("Nimis augusta foramina cribri"), headpieces built up from typographic ornaments, woodcut tailpieces and decorated initials. Contemporary sprinkled calf over boards, light brown spine label with title in gold, blue sprinkled edges.
K51EGMDSKF86: [TETRAPTYCH ICON]. - [Incipit:] Kr[es]tou tvoemou pokli[!]naemsya vl[adi]koi s[vya]toe voskresenie tvoe slavim [= We bow before your cross, master, and praise your holy resurrection].[Moscow or vicinity?, ca. 1810?]. A Russian Orthodox brass icon comprising 4 panels hinged to each other (15 x 9.5 x 1.5 cm closed; 15 x 35.5 x 0.5 cm open), each of the 4 interior sides with 5 relief scenes with a blue enamel background (1 scene in the onion-dome top and 1 in each of the 4 quarters of the square body), each scene with an inscription above it. Further with a brass relief veneration of the cross on the front of the exterior in a decorated architectural frame, with an oval at the head bearing the text transcribed above.
H18CARZM7N1R: [TEYSSIER des FARGES, George Aimé]. TOUCHSTONE, S.F. (pseudonym). - Les chevaux de course[:] pedigree - description - historique. 60 portraits en couleur par V.-J. Cotlison, L. Pénicault et Le Nail. Texte orné de 182 vignettes … = Historique des étalons pur-sang Anglais et Français et des juments Françaises les plus célèbres ayant paru sur le turf de 1764 à 1887.Paris, J. Rothschild, 1889. Oblong folio (24.5 x 37 cm). With 2 title-pages in red and black, each with a different vignette; 60 chromolithographed plates, highlighted with gum arabic and lithographed by Thurwanger, each facing an inserted letterpress leaf with a pedigree of the horse portrayed. Further with 182 lithographed vignettes in the text. Contemporary gold- and blind-blocked brown morocco, with the original publisher's front wrapper (lithographed and hand-coloured) mounted on the front board in a wide decorated gold frame, gold-tooled turn-ins, gilt edges, white glazed endpapers with a watered-silk pattern, signed on the front board, "A SOUZE A. LENEGRE REL.", meaning Auguste Souze and Antoine Lenègre the younger in Paris.
J8GFS103QSKC: [THE HAGUE - PHARMACOPOEIA]. - Haegsche apotheek op het gezag der magistraet, door den arbeid der stads-soctoren, volgens, den laetsten vernieuwen en verbeterden Latynsche druk vertaeld.Including: Nareede van den boekverkooper.The Hague, Johannes de Cros, 1762. 4to. With the title-page printed in red and black with an engraved view of The Hague and a frontispiece engraved by David Coster showing the god of medicine Asklepios. Contemporary red half sheepskin.
I189CFH4I2MC: [THE HAGUE - PHARMACOPOEIA]. - Pharmacopoea Hagiensis communi Collegii Medici ejusdem loci opera adornata.The Hague, Johannes Tongerloo, 1659. 4to. With the woodcut coat-of-arms of The Hague on the title-page. 17th-century(?) boards covered with marbled paper.
I17AG1QFJYOO: [THE HAGUE - PHARMACOPOEIA]. - Pharmacopoea Hagiensis Communi Collegii Medici ejusdem loci opera adornata.The Hague, Johannes Tongerloo, 1659. Small 8vo With the woodcut coat-of-arms of The Hague on title-page. Modern boards covered with grey paper, preserving the original endpapers.
I1795LJUO2NI: [THE HAGUE - PHARMACOPOEIA]. COLLEGIUM MEDICORUM. - Pharmacopoea Hagana ex auctoritate magistratus poliatrorum opera instaurata et aucta.The Hague, Frederik Boucquet, 1738. 4to. With frontispiece engraved by David Coster and 2 folding engraved tables of pharmacological symbols with their meanings. Contemporary vellum.
22346: [THE GREAT TURKISH WAR]. - Traduction d'un exemplaire en langue Turque contenant le detail & la description des processions des jeunes, & des penitences que le grand seigneur dit Mahomet Soliman, Empereur Turk du soleil levant, & du couchant, souverain seigneur des seigneurs, & veritable successeur de la race du grand prophete Mahomet, a commandé de faire en tout son empire.Bordeaux, Pierre Abegou, 1687. 4to. With an engraved frontispiece portrait of the Holy Roman Emperor Leopold I and (extra added) a portrait of the Polish King Jan III Sobieski, by F. Jollain, inserted as a second frontispiece. Marbled wrappers.
ICFB4KD12N5L: THEOBALD, John (editor) [and John PRINGLE (compiler)]. - Medulla medicinae universae: or, a new compendious dispensatory: compiled … for the use of the military hospital abroad... The sixth edition.London, J. Whiston, B. White and R. Baldwin, 1761. 12mo (16.5 x 9.5 cm). Contemporary calf, with gold fillets.
C4CGYW01U79O: THEOBALD, Zacharias. - Hussiten Krieg: darinnen begriffen, das Leben, die Lehr, der Todt M. Johannis Hussii, auch wie derselbe von den Böhmen, besonders Johann Zischka, ist gerochen, und seine Lehr hernacher inn dem Königreich erhalten worden ...Nuremberg, Simon Halbmayer, 1621. 4 parts in 1 volume. 4to. With the full-page portrait of the author (1621), and 17 numbered full-page portraits of Johannes Huss, popes, kings, emperors and other Bohemian reformers, by Johann Conrad Klüpffel. The 4 titles printed in red and black, the first 3 with the woodcut coat-of-arms of Bohemia, Halbmayer’s woodcut device at the end of all 4 parts, folding letterpress genealogical table in the 4th part, the added Confessio. Contemporary vellum, title on spine.
74RD10G5BNTU: THEOCRITUS, HESIOD, and others. - [Indication of contents in Greek followed by Latin:] Haec insunt in hoc libro. Theocriti Eclogae triginta. Genus Theocriti & De inventione bucolicorum. Catonis Romani sententiae paraeneticae Distichi. Sententiae septem sapientum. De invidia. Theognidis megarensis siculi sententiae Elegiacae. Sententiae monostichi per capita ex variis poetis. Aurea carmina Pythagorae. Phocylidae Poema admonitorium. Carmina Sibyllae erythraeae De Christo Jesu domino n[ost]ro. Differentia vocis. Hesiodi Theogonia. Eiusdem Scutum Herculis. Eiusdem Georgicon libri duo.Venice, Aldus Manutius, February "1495" [=1496]. Folio. With 8 fine woodcut headpieces (2 by the famous Poliphilus master) plus 29 repeats, and 23 woodcut outline interlaced initials (3 series: 3-line, 5-line and 7-line) plus 16 repeats. Modern red morocco, gold- and blind-blocked.
18860: THEODOSIUS. - Sphaericorum libri tres, nunquam antehac graece excusi. Paris, André Wechel, 1558. Small 4to (21 x 14 cm). With woodcut publisher's Pegasus device on title-page (repeated on last page), numerous woodcut mathematical diagrams in text, woodcut headpieces and decorated initials. 18th-century tanned sheepskin, gold-tooled spine and board edges.
K9EABDR2BCOB: THESIGER, Wilfred. - The marsh Arabs.London, Longmans, Green and co., 1964. 8vo (21.5 x 14 cm). With a frontispiece, 3 maps in text (including 1 double-page) and 32 plates with reproductions of 109 photographs. Green cloth with illustrated dustjacket.
ABC_46428: THESIGER, Wilfred. - Arabian sands.London etc., Longmans, Green and Co., 1959. Large 8vo. With 49 plates, 8 maps in the text and a loose folding map in a separate pocket on the back pastedown. Light cloth with author, title and publisher in gold lettering on spine.
F6BA0XRBPUPB: THÉVENOT, Melchisedec Jean-Baptiste. - Alle de gedenkwaardige en zeer naauwkeurige reizen …; mitsgaders de voornaamster byzonderheden van d'Archipel, Konstantinopolen, 't Heilige Land, Egypten, de woestynen van Arabie, Mekka … Amsterdam, Gerrit Bos, 1731. 4to. With engraved title-page, standing portrait of the author in Eastern garb, 19 engraved plates (including 2 folding) drawn, etched and engraved by Jan Luyken. 18th-century half calf, sprinkled-paper sides, refurbished in the 19th century and with a 20th-century spine label.
21180: THEVENOT, Melchisedech. - L'art de nager, demontré par figures, avec des avis pour se baigner utilement. Paris, Thomas Moette, 1696. 12mo. With 35 engraved plates of people swimming by Charles Moette. Contemporary calf.
ABC_46557: THOMAS, Lowell. - The boys' life of colonel Lawrence.London, Hutchinson & Co. Ltd., undated [c. 1930?]. 8vo. With 31 illustrations on 16 leaves; the first of the entrance to the lost city (Petra) through a narrow gorge functions as a frontispiece. Red cloth.
K64AEII3I7X2: THOMAS, William, Captain. - Good newes from sea, being a true relation of the late sea-fight, betweene Captain William Thomas, captain of the 8th Whelp, now imployed for the service of the King and Parliament, against Captaine Polhill, captaine of the ship call'd the May flower Admirall of Falmouth, with the taking of the said ship. London, Lawrence Blaiklock, 26 June 1643. Small 4to (19 x 14 cm). Dark blue half morocco (ca. 1870), gold-tooled spine, gilt edges, marbled boards with gold fillets, bound by Riviere, with the binder's stamp on flyleaf.
ABC_46082: THOMAS, Bertram. - Anthropological observations in South Arabia.[offprint from:] Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute 42 (1932). Large 8vo. With 2 plates (XI-XII) from photographs: (1) two views on the landscapes of the Sands of Dakara and the Qara Mountains, Arabia; (2) 12 portraits of members of the various tribes of Southern Arabia/Jemen. Blue wrappers with printed title label on the front cover.
17996: THOMAS, Antoine, the KANGXI EMPEROR and others. - Brevis relatio eorum, quae spectant ad declarationem Sinarum Imperatoris KamHi circa caeli, Cumfucii, et avorum cultum, datam anno 1700. ...Augsburg and Dillingen, Johann Kaspar Bencard, 1703. Small 8vo (15.5 x 9 cm). Contemporary sheepskin parchment.
17041: [THOMAS À BECKET]. [Diego Afonso de MIRANDA, translator]. - Historea da vida e martyrio do glorioso Sancto Thomas Arcebispo, Senhor de Cantuaria, Primas de Inglaterra, legado perpetuo da sancta see apostolica, trelada da novamente de Latim em lingoagé Portugues.(Colophon: Coimbra, João Alvarez, printer to the University, 12 November) 1554. 4to. With several woodcut decorated initials. With the 4 preliminary leaves in facsimile. 20th-century Portuguese tree calf, gold-tooled spine, red spine label, brown sprinkled edges, marbled endpapers.
ABC_46427: THOMAS, Bertram. - Arabia felix: across the empty quarter of Arabia.London, Jonathan Cape, 1932. Large 8vo. With 61 plates, illustrations in the text and a large folding map of the "empty quarter" at the back. Original publisher’s orange buckram.
76EAQMI0L0RN: THOMASE, Eualdo. - Tratado de esgrima a pie y a caballo, en que se enseña por principios el menajo del Florete ó juego de la espada. Que se usa en el dia, adornado con diez y seis laminas gravadas en conbre.Barcelona, Narcisa Dorca, 1823. 8vo. 16 full-page engraved plates. Contemporary wrappers.
ABC_45720: THOMASSEN A THUESSINK, Evert Jan. - Prijsverhandeling over de vraag, voorgesteld door het geneeskundig genootschap, onder de zinspreuk Servandis civibus, in hoe verre zou men, by gebrek aan de apotheek, uit kelder en keuken de vereischte geneesmiddelen, ook tegen de zwaarste ziekten en kwaalen, zo uit- als inwendig, kunnen bekomen; mits uitzonderende de volgende middelen, kina, kwik, opium, staal, delfzuren, rhabarber en ipecacoanna?Amsterdam, Petrus Conradi, 1789. 8vo. Contemporary sprinkled paper sides, brown morocco spine label lettered in gold.
ABC_45561: THOMSON, Alexander. - Dissertationes medicae. I. De motu, quo renituntur canals, in fluida corporis animalis. II. De aquarum mineralium examine, & origine. III. De martis, & aquarum mineralium. IV. De mercurii. V. De opii. VI. De morbis animi. Introductio exhibet ideam progressus medicinae, hodiernum ejus statum, & quemobrem, à detecto sanguinis circuitu, ars hactenus fere inexculta subsistat.Leiden, Frederik Haring, 1705. 8vo. With a woodcut title vignette and woodcut initials. Contemporary calf, title in gold on spine.
677EWLH2DN7S: THON, Christian Friedrich Gottlieb (Dirk BOMHOFF Hz., transl.). - Volledige jagersschool of kort begrip der geheele jagt. Een hand- en leerboek in alphabetische orde voor jagers, vogelaars, landbouwkundigen en liefhebbers van de natuurlijke historie ...Arnhem, J.G. Meijer, 1835. 8vo. With frontispiece, illustrated title-page and 2 folding plates, one showing the tracks of various animals and hunting spears and knives and the other showing different sorts of traps. Original publisher's green boards.
F6LGJAP4WDKV: THORNTON, John & Samuel. - A large draught of the coast of Arabia from Maculla to Dofar.London, William Mount and Thomas Page, [1734]. Chart engraved by Sutton Nicholls, with the title in cartouche at the head left, a compass rose at the right, and a scale bar below. On one sheet of laid paper (44 x 54 cm).
G1ADXDLNCKVC: [THORNTON, John]. - A large draught of the coast of Arabia from Maculla to Dofar. By Sam.l Thornton at the signe of England, Scotland, and Ireland, in the Minories London.London, Samuel Thornton, [1711]. Engraved map (43 x 53 cm), hand-coloured in outline.
LBSFOD5NER1N: THOU (THUANUS), Jacques-Auguste de. - Hieracosophioy, sive de re accipitraria libri tres.Paris, Mamert Patisson, King’s Printer “in officina Robert Estienne”, 1584. Small 4to (22 x 15 cm). With the late Robert I Estienne's large woodcut device on the title-page. With the poem and Thou's 11-page verse letter to Philippe Huralt in italic type and the preliminaries and some end matter in roman. Half parchment (ca. 1892).
ABC_45293: THOU, Jacques-Auguste de. - Il Falconiere.Venice, Giambatista Albrizzi, 1735. 2 parts in 1 volume. 4to. With engraved frontispiece, title vignette, portrait and 9 engraved vignettes, some with falconry themes. Contemporary vellum.
FA7FOWKLY36G: THUNBERG, Carl Peter and Jonas Niclas AHL. - Specimen ichthyologicum de Muraena et Ophichtho, ... in audit. Horti Botanici, d. 27 Jun. 1789. ... Uppsala, Johan Edman, [1789]. 4to. With 2 engraved plates by Ahl, showing 4 different species of Muraena. Disbound.
ABC_46900: THUNBERG, Carl Peter and Carolus Henricus EKSTRAND. - Fauna Brasliensis [sic].Uppsala, Palmblad et C. 1823. Small 4to. With a thin marbled paper strip to reinforce the spine.
ABC_45514: THUNBERG, Carl Peter (praeses) and Petruus Magnus ACKSELL. - Fauna Chinensis. Quam venis. exp. Facult. Med. Upsal. Praeside C.P. Thunberg … P.P. Petrus Magnus Acksell a Sacris Med. Theolog. Gestricio Helsingus. In Audit. Botanico die XII Junii MDCCCXXIII.Uppsala, Palmblad et C, [1823]. 4to. Unbound.
S540: THUNBERG, Carl Peter. - Resa uti Europa, Africa, Asia, förrättad åren 1770-1779. Uppsala, Joh. Edman, 1788-1793. 4 volumes. 8vo. With 9 full-page and 1 folding engravings, depicting African and Japanese weapons and ornaments. Early 19th-century half calf.
5667: [THURAH, Laurids de]. - Den Danske Vitruvius … | Le Vitruve Danois … | Der Dänische Vitruvius.Copenhagen, Ernst Henrich Berlings, 1746-1749. 2 volumes. Imperial folio (48 x 30.5 cm). With richly engraved architectural frontispiece, and 281 engraved and etched plates, including 5 double-page, with architectural plans, designs and views of the Danish castles, manors, public buildings, churches, etc., including beautiful bird's-eye views of houses and gardens, views of the city of Copenhagen, etc., as well as interior architectural designs for mantelpieces, doorways, altars, pulpits, etc., by Michael Keijl and C.L. Wüst, after the drawings by L. de Thurah (Thieme & Becker attribute the views to J.J. Bruun). 20th-century half brown goatskin, gold-tooled spine.
K6FDK89EU4EB: THURET, Gustave Adolphe and Jean-Baptiste Édouard BORNET. - Études phycologiques. Analyses d'algues marines.Paris, G. Masson (back of half-title: E. Martinet), 1878. Folio. With 51 engraved plates. Later black half sheepskin.
E8UE0U2XUOX9: THUYS, Jacques. - Ars notariatus. Dat is: Conste en[de] stijl van notarischap: begrepen in Theorijcke ende Practijcke... Desen derden druck, grootelijcken vermeerdert ende verbetert ...Antwerp, Arnout s'Conincx, 1590. Small 8vo (15.5 x 10 cm). With woodcut publisher's device (with letterpress motto "Virtute et constantia") on title-page, a woodcut tail-piece and woodcut decorated initials (3 series). Set in textura types with incidental roman, with sample documents set in civilité with incidental italic. 17th-century parchment.
ABC_47306: [TIBET - MANUSCRIPT]. - [The perfection of wisdom in eight thousand lines].Tibet, 13th century CE. 20 x 65 cm. Manuscript written in gold ink on both sides of 314 sheets of heavy, multi-layered paper stained blue over the surface, varnished on the writing space, surrounded by a frame, each page containing 8 lines of approximately 80 characters in Tibetan uchen (dbu-can) script. Front cover from another manuscript, in black ink; under a flap are 2 lines of very large script with the words "in the language of India". The first leaves of the manuscript contain 4, 5, 6 and 7 lines of script. Text is complete. Stored in a large custom-made red cloth case (71 x 24 x 15.5 cm) with a gold-tooled red morocco title label.
I48CHMM6LSID: TIELKE, Johann Gottlieb. - Unterricht für die Offiziers die sich zu Feldingenieurs bilden, oder doch den Feldzügen mit Nutzen beywohnen wollen, durch Beyspiele aus dem letzten Kriege erläutert, und mit nöthigen Plans versehen...Vienna, Johann Thomas Edlen von Trattner, 1785. 8vo. With an engraved frontispiece, 32 folding engraved plates and some letterpress tables in text. 19th-century green half morocco, marbled paper sides.
22424: [TILES - MODEL BOOK]. - [Model book of Dutch tile designs].[Utrecht?, ca. 1810?]. Small square 4to (20 x 19 cm). With 111 pen and wash model drawings for Dutch tiles on the rectos of 105 leaves, most in greys but many in brown or a beautiful Delft blue. Several combine more than one colour, all in the actual size of tiles. Contemporary half calf, gold-tooled spine.
96LEWGGE41JO: TIMKOWSKI, Egor Fedorovitch. - Voyage à Peking, à travers la Mongolie en 1820 et 1821. Paris, Dondey-Dupré père et Fils, 1827. 2 text volumes (8vo) and one atlas volume (folio). With lithographed title-page, 3 lithographed maps and plans, 8 lithographed plates with copies after Chinese and other drawings. Text volumes in contemporary half calf and atlas in original brown wrappers.
J1OC9CGSTGII: TINGQUA. - [Twelve Chinese gods].[Guangzhen (Canton)], Tingqua, [ca. 1870?]. Imperial 4to album (33 x 24.5 cm). 12 drawings in numerous brightly coloured gouaches plus gold and silver, on pith paper (30 x 21.5 cm), each drawing mounted by its corners in an album of mulberry-bark(?) paper and framed with 4 strips of blue silk, and with a loose tissue leaf inserted before each drawing and an extra blank album leaf before the first drawing. Contemporary rice-straw(?) pasteboards, with the contemporary "Tingqua" label.
I48F536RSO0O: [TISSOT, François Louis Pierre Auguste]. - Cahiers militaires, portatifs. Contenant une nouvelle idée sur le génie & plusieurs autres pièces interessantes & utiles pour le lecteur.Genève, J.A. Nouffer, 1778. 4to. With 13 folding engraved plates. Contemporary mottled calf, richly gold-tooled spine.
H7FCBFETIKOX: TITSINGH, Isaac. - Bijzonderheden over Japan behelzende een verslag van de huwelijks plegtigheden, begrafenissen en feesten der Japanezen …The Hague, Widow J. Allart, 1824-1825. 2 volumes. 8vo. With engraved title-pages and 4 folding, etched (and partly aquatint) plates, all in original publisher's hand-colouring. 19th-century half cloth.
H61BFWWJLAPY: TITSINGH, Isaac. - Cérémonies usitées au Japon, pour les mariages, les funérailles, et les principals fêtes del'année; … Orné de 24 gravures, faites d'après des peintures japonaises.Paris, Nepveu (back of half-title: printed by d’Hautel), 1822. 3 volumes. 18mo. With 23 (of 24?) etched plates (including 3 as frontispiece, and 17 folding), all but one in contemporary hand-colouring. Late 19th-century, gold-tooled brown half morocco, gilt edges.
21507: TJASSENS, Johan. - Zee-politie der Vereenichde Nederlanden verthoont in een tafel, ende twee kleyne boecken … Waer achter ghevoecht zijn eenighe saecken tot onderrechtinge en kennisse tot de politie dienende.The Hague, Johan Veely, 1652. 4to. Contemporary vellum.
E3TH5II5O4P3: TOLL, Wynand and Jan Leendertsz. TIMMERMAN (brokers). - Executie van een Sneker vaertuyg, genaemt een kof, gevoert by Pieter Martensz. Hollander, op den 28 november, 1698. [Amsterdam, 1698]. Half-sheet (ca. 33 x 21 cm).
988FIHY3BYBS: TOLLEN, Gerrit van der, and Shoei MOTOKI. - Kaigan hojutsu biyo.Edo (Tokyo), Kyoto & Osaka, Yamazakiya Seishichi and others, Kaei 5 [= 1852]. 5 volumes. (26 x 18 cm). With about 65 woodcut illustration figures (including 6 double-page, each printed from 2 separate woodblocks) showing views and diagrams including coastal fortresses, cannons and their carriages, mortars, tools, shot, incendiary projectiles and ships. Contemporary black paper wrappers, bound in the traditional Japanese manner, in a modern Japanese black cloth maru chitsu (wrap-around case).
ABC_45646: TOMASINI, Jacopo Filippo. - De Tesseris Hospitalitatis. Liber singularis.Amsterdam, Andreas Frisius, 1670. With a frontispiece by Abraham Bloteling depicting travellers, 2 folding engraved plates and engravings in text, some of which are full-page.[Including:]TOMASINI, Jacopo Filippo. Titus Livius Patavinus.Amsterdam, Andreas Frisius, 1670. With a printer's device on title-page,engraving on title, 2 foldingengraved plates including a portrait, 1 engraving in text. 2 works in 1 volume. 12mo. Contemporary vellum, manuscript title in ink on spine.
S821: TONINI, Ferdinand. - Prospetto cromo-litografíco confrontativo tolto dal vero dei funghi mangerecci coi funghi velenosi o sospetti i più comuni ... Como, printed by the sons of Carlantonio Ostinelli (lithographed by Vasalli, Milano), 1845. Oblong 4to (25.5 x 35.5 cm). With lithographed and letterpress title-page, and 15 partly hand-coloured lithographs on 8 leaves with descriptive letterpress text. Original printed wrappers, with a wide variety of decorative types and borders.
F45C7VWR5F56: TOPINARD, Paul. - Étude sur les races indigènes de l'Australie.Paris, A. Hennuyer, 1872. 8vo. Contemporary blue half cloth.
21824: TORELLI, Guiseppe. - De nihilo geometrico, libri II. Verona, Augostino Carattoni, 1758. With a woodcut vignette on the title-page (with a globe, book and instruments), and many fine-line diagrams in text.With:(2) SALADINI, Girolamo. Elementa geometriae infinitesimorum. Libri tres.Bologna, Tommaso d'Aquino, 1760. Title-page with an engraved vignette of a putto with drafting instruments and an armillary sphere, and with numerous diagrams on 9 folding engraved plates.(3) CARNOT, Lazare. Oeuvres mathématiques.Basel, J. Decker, 1797. With a stipple-engraved (and aquatint) frontispiece portrait of Carnot by Jean Jacques de Mechel, and 6 diagrams on a folding engraved plate. 3 works in 1 volume. 8vo. Contemporary half tanned sheepskin, gold-tooled spine.
D1OCWDPH6BFH: TORÉN, Olof. - Voyage de Mons. Olof Torée[,] Aumonier de la Compagnie Suedoise des Indes Orientales, fait à Surate, à la Chine &c.Milan, Reycends brothers, 1771.With:(2) ECKEBERG, Carl Gustaf. Précis historique de l'économie rurale des Chinois.Milan, Reycends brothers, 1771.(3) BLACKFORD, Dominique de. Précis de l'état actuel des colonies Angloises dans l'Amérique Septentrionale. Milan, Reycends brothers, 1771. 3 works in 1 volume. 12mo. Contemporary French mottled calf, gold-tooled spine.
21524: TORÉN, Olof. - Voyage de Mons. Olof Torée aumonier de la Compagnie Suedoise des Indes Orientales, fait à Surate, à la Chine &c. depuis le prémier avril 1750. jusqu'au 26. juin 1752.Milan, Les Freres Reycends, 1771. 12mo. Contemporary blue paper wrappers.
I3IBUUQYI836: [TORINUS (THORER), Albanus (ed).]. - De re medica huic volumini insunt...[Colophon: Basel, Andreas Cratander, 1528]. Folio. With woodcut printer's device on title-page, repeated on final page, 2 pages with 4-piece decorative woodcut borders and numerous woodcut decorated initials. 18th-century half calf, with marbled paper in a tree pattern on sides, gold-tooled spine with the coat of arms of the Russian Tsars.
K2QFFYILM5XM: TORNBERG, Carl Johan. - Numi Cufici regii numophylacii Holmiensis, quos omnes in terra Sueciae repertos.Uppsala, Leffler and Sebell, 1848. 4to. With 14 lithographed plates. Contemporary blind-blocked cloth.
81BC2UE3T91C: TORNERO, Recaredo Santos. - Chile ilustrado. Guia descriptivo del territorio de Chile de las capitales de provincia, de los puertos principales.Valparaiso, Librerias i ajencias del Mercurio, 1872. 4to. Double-tinted lithographed frontispiece with portrait of president Frederico Errazuriz by Lasnier and printed by Lemercier, 9 double-tinted lithographs lithographed by Lasnier or F. Sorrieu and printed by Lemercier of some important Chilean people and buildings, and more than 200 engravings in the text: views, landscapes, building, natives, costumes, etc. Contemporary grained cloth.
LCFF6NQTH7L8: TORQUEMADA, Juan de (Johannes de TURRECREMATA). - [Expositio super toto psalterio, incipit:] Ad sanctissimum ac beatissimum dominum dominum Pium Secundum Pontificem Maximum editio in librum psalmorum quem alii soliloquium dicunt incipit feliciter … [colophon:] Explanatio in psalterium …(Colophon: Augsburg, printed by Johann Schüssler), [1470/71]. Folio (30 x 22 cm). Set in a single type, largely a rotunda gothic but with some roman influences with 35 lines per page, with about 150 manuscript "Lombardic" initials in red ink, the lines introducing the commentary for each psalm underscored and with manuscript paragraph marks, both in red ink. Late 19th-century(?) half vellum, boards covered with 2 leaves from a Latin Vulgate Bible printed on vellum.
18832: TORRENTINUS, Hermannus (Herman van der BEKE). - Elucidarius poeticus co[n]tinens historias poeticas, fabulas, insulas regiones, urbes, fluvios, mo[n]tesq[ue] insigniores, atq[ue] huiusmodi alia, …Antwerp, Michiel Hillen van Hoogstraten, 1527. With the title in an elaborate woodcut border. With: (2) [FIOCCHI, Andrea Dominico (Andras Dominicus FLOCCUS)] under the name of Lucius FENESTELLA. De magistratibus, sacerdotiisq[ue] Romanorum libellus, iamprimum nitori restitutus.[Cologne, Hero Fuchs, 1527]. With the title in a finely cut 4-piece woodcut border. 2 editions in 1 volume. 8vo. 16th-century(?) limp vellum (formerly used for a slightly thinner book). The binding is an interesting example of a spine reinforced with a horizontal metal rod at the central sewing support to give more support and prevent the bookblock from becoming concaved or developing sharp kinks; probably bound in Flanders.
17975: TORRENTINUS, Hermannus (Herman van der BEKE). - Elucidarius poeticus continens historias poeticas, fabulas, insulas, regiones, urbes, fluvios, montesq[ue] insigniores, atq[ue] huiusmodi alia, omnib[us] adolescentibus in poesi versantibus oppidoquam necessarius, ...Cologne, Eucharius Cervicornus (colophon: Godefried Hittorp), July 1529. With the title in an elaborate woodcut architectural borde. Set in roman types with 8 and 14 mm roman capitals used as initials.With: (2) FREUDENBERG, Aethon Johann von. De abusu & impostura medicantiu[m] libellus perquam utilis jucundusq[ue] omnibus, quibus cum medicis erit negocium.Marburg, Eucharius Cervicornus, 1538. With 1 woodcut decorated initial (white on black with floral decoration) and a vine-leaf ornament (Vervliet 7). Set in roman type with the dedication in an Aldine-style italic and with occasional words in Greek. 2 works in 1 volume. 8vo. Sheepskin parchment (ca. 1700?).
I4FA0FGM81PI: TÖRRING-JETTENBACH, Joseph Ignaz Felix and Edmund EGG. - Tractatus de architectura militari.Salzburg, Joannis Baptistae Mayr, 1700. Large 4yo (30 x 22 cm) With an engraved frontispiece, 17 engraved plates and 1 letterpress folding table. Spine reinforced with orange paper, with the frontispiece serving as provisional front wrapper and last leaf as back wrapper.
ABC_46630: TOSI, Pier Francesco (Johannes ALENSOON, translator). - Korte aanmerkingen over de zangkonst, getrokken uit een Italiaansch boek, betyteld Observazioni sopra il canto figurato di Pierfrancesco Tosi.Leiden, Floris Schouten, 1731. Small 8vo. With a woodcut title vignette and a woodcut headpiece and tailpiece. 20th-century grey marbled paper over boards.
DBGC6VTDMSGH: TOSTATUS (TOSTADO DE MADRIGAL), Alfonso. - Super Leviticum in sensu litterali nova et hactenus abscondita a se edita commentaria. (Colophon: Venice, Petrus Liechtenstein, 1529). With title-page printed in red and black with a large woodcut containing the coats of arms of the Emperor Charles V (Charles I of Spain) and two bishops (the author and perhaps a relative), leaf 2 with a woodcut of the author writing at his desk, with his arms, and a woodcut initial with the other bishop's arms inside the letter, the arms in the initial and some lines of text printed in red. Printed in two columns. With: (2) TOSTATUS, Alfonso. Opus super Deuteronomium.(Colophon: Venice, Petrus Liechtenstein, 1528). With title-page printed in red and black, leaf 1 with a woodcut of the author writing at his desk, with his arms (not the same woodcut as in ad 1), and a woodcut initial with the other bishop's arms as in ad 1. Printed in two columns. 2 works in 1 volume. Folio. Contemporary blind- and gold-tooled tanned sheepskin over wooden boards; each board in a panel design with 2 (on the back board 3) different vine rolls, rules, and on the front board a central medaillon depicting Bathsheba kneeling before King David playing his harp, and a half dozen separate stamps, with author and title at the head, "Thostati Super Leviti et Deuteronomy" and the binding date MDXXXII (1532); blind-tooled spine, remnants of brass anchor plates on the back board (for straps?), catch plates on the front board lacking.
I14BNBAMKKG8: [TOULOUSE - PHARMACOPOEIA]. PURPAN, Pons-François. - Codex medicamentarius, seu, pharmacopoea Tolosana, amplissimi senatus autoritate munita, ex mandato noblissimorum et vigilantissimorum capitolinorum in lucem edita.Toulouse, Arnaldus Colomerius, 1648. Small 4to (22 x 18 cm). With woodcut device on title-page, including the arms of Toulouse. Early boards, rebacked.
LC9FR9F41NKC: TOURNEFORT, Joseph Pitton (Claude AUBRIET, illustrator). - Elemens de botanique, ou methode pour connoître les plantes.Paris, Imprimerie Royale, 1694. 8vo. With 3 engraved title pages, engraved royal arms on the title page, 2 engraved headpieces, 2 engraved initials and 451 engraved botanical plates.Early 19th-century red morocco.
ABC_46612: TOUSSAINT, Franz. - Le jardin des caresses.May and June 1936. 11.5 x 12 cm. Manuscript in French written by the author in blank ink a neat 20th-century hand in one column. Chapter divisions are made in the form of a calligraphic leaf, drawn in the same black ink as the text. Bound in contemporary richly gold-tooled arabesque beige morocco with a flap at the front-edge, covered with gold-tooled green morocco on the inside, purple and white head and end bands, gold and light blue endpapers. Stored in a professionally made beige morocco box (ca. 15 x 15 cm) with a gold-tooled three-line fillet frame on the boards, on the inside covered with light pink silk, title in gold on the spine.
K38FC4TLP8Q5: [TOUSTAIN-RICHEBOURG, Henri de]. - [Manuscript travel guide to Egypt].[France?, 1850s]. With 17 pages of text written with pen and ink in French and 4 pages of annotations in pencil. Unbound, pages later inexpertly sewn together.
G1AC4LDLQ7L0: TOWNSON, Robert. - Travels in Hungary, with a short account of Vienna in the year 1793.London, G. G. & J. Robinson, 1797 4to. With a folding hand-coloured engraved map, 16 engraved plates (some folding), and a folding engraved table. Modern half calf with gold on red spine label, marbled sides.
J7KGMTU1IEVG: [TRANSVAAL ROYAL COMMISSION]. - Report of the commissioners appointed to inquire into and report upon all matters relating to the settlement of the Transvaal territory. Part 1[-2].With:- Further correspondence respecting the affairs of the Transvaal and adjacent territories.- Further correspondence respecting the affairs of the Bechuanaland and adjacent territories.- Report of the commissioners appointed to determine land claims and to effect a land settlement in British Bechuanaland.- Correspondence respecting the affairs of Pondoland [3 parts].London, George Edward Eyre and William Spottiswoode, 1882-1888. 2 volumes. Folio. With a total of 21 folding lithographed maps, many coloured in outline. Contemporary brown cloth.
K7B9FA33YOBF: TRATTINNICK, Leopold. - Botanisches Album, oder Sammlung ausgewählter, naturgetreuer Abbildungen, der merkwürdigsten Pflanzen, Blumen, Früchte, Sträucher u.s.w. nebst deren Benennung. Zusammengetragen aus Leop. Trattinnick's ... sämmtlichen botanischen Werken.Vienna, R. Sammer, [ca. 1850]. 4to. With 150 engraved plates, a few printed in light-green. Contemporary blue/green stiff paper wrappers.
ABC_46389: [TRAVEL GUIDE - THE NETHERLANDS]. - Le voyageur dans les Pays-Bas Unis. Ouvrage indispensable pour chacun qui voyage dans ces Pays. Orné de 28 cartes, plans, vues, etc.Amsterdam, Evert Maaskamp, 1815. 12mo. With a title vignette showing the Amsterdam publishing house of Evert Maaskamp, 3 folding maps, 13 double-page maps by I.B.D.B., 3 double-page city plans of Amsterdam, the Hague and Rotterdam, 6 full-page plates of the coins in use in The Netherlands on 1 folding leaf and 2 full-page plates of the ground floor of the Amsterdam city hall and Paleis Het Loo; all coloured by a contemporary hand. Original publisher's blue paper wrappers over boards.
ABC_46091: [TREATY - FRANCE & THE DUTCH REPUBLIC]. - Traité de commerce, navigation & marine, fait, conclu & arrêté a Versailles le 21 Decembre de l’an 1739, entre sa Majesté Tres-Chretienne, & les Seigneurs Etats Generaux des Provinces Unies du Pais-Bas.The Hague, Jacobus Scheltus, 1740 4to. With the woodcut printer's device of Scheltus and a woodcut initial. 19th-century brown wrappers.
A4NG4OWZQS0D: [TREATY]. - Tratado de amizade, navegação, e commercio entre as muito altas, e muito poderosas senhoras Dona Maria I, Rainha de Portugal, e Catharina II. imperatriz de todas as Russias, assinado em Petersburgo pelos plenipotenciarios de huma, e outra corte em 9/20 de Dezembro de M.DCC.LXXXVII. e ratificado por ambas as magestades.Lisbon, Regia Officina Typografica, 1789. 4to. With woodcut Portuguese royal arms on title-page. Contemporary gold brocade paper wrappers.
15311: TRIGAULT, Nicolas. - La vie du P. Gaspar Barzee Zelandois, de la Compagnie de Jesus. ... En la conqueste d'un Nouveau Monde à la foy Chrestienne, soubs les estandarts du bon Jesus, en l'Inde Orientale.Douai, Noel Wardavoir, 1615. Small 8vo (14.5 x 9 cm). Contemporary limp vellum.
JC9HWVGG8URE: [TROMMSDORFF, Johann Bartholomäus?]. - Leerstelsel der algemeene en artsenijmengkundige proefondervindelijke scheikunde.Including: [GRAHAM, Thomas?]. De bewerktuigde lighamen: scheikundige beschouwing aangaande de voornaamste bestaandeelen der planten benevens de meest belangrijkste[!] producten welke men door derzelver ontleding bekoomt.[Amsterdam?], 19 October 1830. 4to. Manuscript in Dutch, written in black ink in a Latin hand on laid paper. Near contemporary half tanned sheepskin.
J8FE2D1A5PL3: TROMMSDORFF (TROMSDORFF), Johann Bartholomäus. - Zak-boek voor practiserende artzen, ter vermyding van scheikundige en pharmaceutische misslagen in het voorschryven van geneesmiddelen. … Volgens den laatsten druk uit het Hoogduitsch vertaald.Including: DURING, Josephus Philippus. Over zommige dwalingen, welke men in het voorschryven der geneesmiddelen moet vermyden.FOCKEMA, Sybrandus. Over de voornaamste mercurial geneesmiddelen.Groningen, J. Oomkens, 1804. 8vo. Page numbering switches to 173 after page 272. Modern half cloth.
5956: [TRONCHIN DE BREUIL, Jean]. - Relation de la Campagne de Flandre, et du Siege de Namur, en l'année 1695.The Hague, Henry van Bulderen, 1696. Folio. With the title-page in red and black, with 4 folding engraved maps and plans of the Namur region and of the fortifications of the city of Namur (plate size ca. 58 x 44 cm), by Nicolaas Visscher II (= Claes Claesz. Visscher (1618-1709)) after designs by Ottmar Elliger the younger, a large arabesque tailpiece on the title-page and a different one at the end, and one woodcut decorated initial. Contemporary half roan (sheepskin).
ABC_45588: TROTSKY, Leon. - Tuda i Obratno: vmesto predislovija. I. Ot Peterburga do Berezzova. Sovet raboc?ich deputatov po etapam. II. Moj pobeg. - 800 verst na olenjach. [There and back again] [text in Russian in Cyrillic type].St. Petersburg, Shipovnik, 1907. With a lithographed device on the front cover. Original publisher's printed wrappers.
H7RF13XC1LPL: TSCHEPE, P. Albert S.J. - Histoire du Royaume de Ou (1122 - 473 av. J.- C.). Variétés Sinologiques no.10.Shanghai, Librairie de la Mission Catholique, 1896. 8vo. With 17 illustrations in text and one folding map. Publisher's printed paper wrappers.
J3AB9G6C7E9R: [TUCKER, Charlotte Maria] and Theodorus Matthijs LOOMAN. - Abbeokoeta; of de dageraad tusschen de keerkringen: eene schets van het ontstaan en den vooruitgang der zending in Yorriba. Uit het Engelsch naar den vijfden druk vertaald, en tot op den jongsten tijd bijgewerkt.Amsterdam, H. Höveker (back of half-title: for the "Vereeniging ter bevordering van Christelijke lectuur"), 1860. 12mo. With chromolithographed frontispiece, 3 lithographed maps (2 double-page and 1 folding), 1 chromolithographed plate and 8 wood-engraved plates. Contemporary half cloth.
8BRD6GS01IG0: TUCKEY, James Hingston. - Bericht von einer Reise nach Neu-Süd-Wallis um zu Port-Philipp in der Bass's Strasse eine Kolonie anzulegen. Gethan in dem Schiffe Kalkutta in den Jahren 1802, 1803 und 1804.Weimar, Im Verlage des F.G. priv. Landes-Industrie-Comptoirs 1805. 8vo. Contemporary blue paper over boards.
23517: TULLY, [Richard]. - Narrative of a ten years' residence at Tripoli in Africa: from the original correspondence in the possession of the family of the late Richard Tully, esq. the British consul. Comprising authentic memoirs and anecdotes of the reigning Bashaw, his family, and other persons of distinction; also, an account of the domestic manners of the Moors, Arabs, and Turks. London, Henry Colburn, 1817. Large 4to. Engraved coloured frontispiece of Sidy Hassan, late Bey of Tripoli, folding engraved map (220 x 390 mm) of the regencies of Tripoli and Tunis, signed "Neele scuplt. Strand", 6 full-page plates of the Triumphal Arch of Tripoli, Arabs recreating in the desert, a Bedouin woman, officers of the Grand Seraglio, a guard of Tripoli, and an Egyptian puppet- shew, all engraved by Hoovell & Son and beautifully coloured by hand. Contemporary calf, spine with title lettered in gold, gilt fillet border on covers, marbled edges.
21429: TURGOT, Anne Robert Jacques. - Mémoire sur les colonies Américaines, sur leurs relations politques avec leurs métropoles, et sur la manière dont la France et L'Espagne ont dû envisager les suites de l'indépendance des Etats-Unis de l'Amérique.Paris, Pierre-Samuel Dupont, 1791. 8vo. 19th-century half calf, gold-tooled spine.
K88EJRZH8B96: TURTON, William and John Edward GRAY (editor). - A manual of the land and fresh-water shells of the British Islands, with figures of each of the kinds.London, Longman, Orme, Brown, Green, and Longmans, 1840. 8vo. With 12 hand-coloured engraved plates and some small wood-engraved illustrations in text. Original publisher's gold- and blind-blocked cloth.
B5ECOZXJBG86: [TWELVE YEARS' TRUCE]. - Generale vermaninghe aenden Switseren. Streckende tot harer behoudenisse ende besten, tegen de beroerten ende peryckelen deses jeghenwoordighen tijts.Middelburg, for Adriaen vanden Vivre, 1608. 4to. Woodcut illustration on title: a head of a cow with a banderolle withy the coat-of-arms of the Swiss cantons braided in its horns. Disbound.
B34CJC08WBVR: [TWELVE YEARS' TRUCE]. - Copie vande aggreatie des grootmachtichsten konincx van Spangien Philippus III, ghezonden aende groot-moghende heeren der Staten generael der vereenichde Nederlanden. Mistgaders de antwoorde vande zelve Groot-moghende heeren Staten Generael op de voorsz aggreatie ghedaen.[No place], 1608. Small 4to. With an ornamental printer's device on the title-page and some decorated initials. Modern paper wrappers.
A86BJ3LAF7VP: [TWELVE YEARS' TRUCE]. - Copye van een discours tusschen een Hollander ende een Zeeuw.[Middelburg?, 1607/08]. Small 4to (19.5 x 15 cm). With a drop title. Disbound.
A86BJ632P5VK: [TWELVE YEARS' TRUCE]. - [Dees wonder-maer end' prophetsije wis, door's geests gesicht, gebooren is, ...].[Amsterdam?, 1607/1608]. Small 4to. Sprinkled paper wrappers.
S1470: TWIST, Johan van. - Generale beschrijvinghe van Indien. Ende in 't besonder van 't Coninckrijck van Guseratten, staende onder de beheersinge van den groot machtighen coninck Chaiahan: anders genaemt den grooten Mogor. ...Including:- Corte beschrijvinghe van het coninckrijcke Cuncam, ofte Decam, staende onder de beheersinge, van den grootmachtigen Sultan, Mamedh, Idelxa, Coninck van Visiapour.- Aenwijsinge van meest alle custen, drooghten ende reden, om door gansch Indien te seylen.Batavia, Druckerye vande Gansen Pen, 1638 [= Amsterdam, J. Jansonius 1645]. 3 parts in 1 volume. Oblong 4to. Later half vellum.
C5JGY701U79O: TWIST, Johan van. - Generale beschrijvinghe van Indien. Ende in 't besonder kort verhaal van de regering, ceremonien, handel, vruchten en geleghentheydt van 't Koninckrijck van Gusuratten, staende onder de beheerschinghe van den Groot-Machtighen Koninck Cajahan: anders genaemt den grooten Mogor ... Hier achter is by-gevoeght de aenwijsinge van meest alle kusten, drooghten ende reeden, om door gantsch Indien te zeylen.Amsterdam, for Joost Hartgers, 1648. 4to. With woodcut printer's device on the title-page. 19th-century marbled wrappers.
E4HED101U79O: UCHIDA Masao. - Yochi shiryaku [Compendium of world geography]. [Tokyo], Meiji 4 [= 1871]. (25.5 x 17 cm). With the title and all text in Japanese, printed from woodblocks on rice paper, with 1 double-page, 2 full-page and 2 half-page maps and 12 full-page and 23 half-page illustrations of architecture, people and costumes, topography, plants and animals. Original publisher's heavy paper wrapper.
5406: UDAGAWA, Genshin. - Ihan Teiko.Edo (Tokyo), 1805. 2 volumes: 3 parts in 1 text volume., and 1 atlas volume. Text volume (8vo), atlas vol. large 8vo (30 x 21 cm). With numerous anatomical illustrations on 16 engraved plates, mounted on thick paper, by the Japanese artist Aodo Denzen. Both volumes in contemporary Japanese book-bindings; rice-paper (text) and boards (atlas).
L9IC4DLQU7VA: UEDA, Moshin [and others?]. - Nikko sanshi [= Pictorial record of Nikko].Edo [= Tokyo], [Ihachi Suharaya and others?], 1837. 5 volumes together in a case. 26 x 18 cm. (Edo period book size: obon). Printed from woodblocks on Japanese mulberry-bark paper. With 78 double-page, 12 single page and 4 small (in text) woodcut illustrations of the Nikko region, including 7 double-page and 1 single page colour-printed illustrations in vol. 4. Bound in the traditional Japanese fukuro toji manner, in the original publisher’s blue paper wrappers.The 5 volumes are stored in a modern blue cloth chitsu (Japanese style folding case).
H6FFJ3MNBWEZ: UKHTOMSKY (UCHTOMSKIJ), Esper Esperovich and Hermann BRUNNHOFER (translator). - Orientreise seiner kaiserlichen Hoheit des Grossfürsten-Thronfolgers Nikolaus Alexandrowitsch von Russland, 1890-1891.Leipzig, F.A. Brockhaus, 1894-1899. 2 volumes. 4to. With engraved portrait of Nicholas, 7 photogravures, 541 wood engravings after drawings and photographs and 5 chromolithographed maps. Publisher's cloth, richly blocked in black, gold and grey, gilt edges.
ABC_47365: ULLAMUDEIAN (translator), Visvanatha SASTRIYAR (compiler) and Henry Richard HOISINGTON (editor and translator). - [Sothi Sastra]. The Oriental astronomer: being a complete system of Hindu astronomy, accompanied with a translation and numerous explanatory notes. With an appendix.Jaffna, Ceylon [= now Sri Lanka], American Mission Press, 1848. 2 works in 1 volume. 8vo. Printed in both Tamil and English, with numerous scientific, astronomical tables in the text. Including: [IDEM]. A complete system of Hindu astronomy, being a translation of the foregoing work.Jaffna, American Mission Press, 1848.Contemporary half red morocco and marbled paper sides, with a gold-lettered black morocco title label on the spine and blue sprinkled edges.
M1NEPG7VWDCN: ULLOA, Alfonso de. - Historie, ende het leven van den aldermachtichsten ende victorieusten keyser Caerle de Vijfde van dien name. Inden welcken niet alleen beschreven en zijn de hooge ende seer vrome daden vanden selven Prince, maer oock de merckelijckste saken die over alle de werelt/ insonderheyt inde Oost ende West-Indyen geschiet zijn. Eerstmael in Italiaensche tale beschreven.Amsterdam, Jacob Pietersz. Paets [printed by Isaac Jansz. Canin in Dordrecht?], 1610. Folio. With the engraved architectural frame on the title-page signed with a BD monogram (Baptista van Doetecum?) and 16 full-page and 2 smaller engraved portraits of contemporary lords and rulers by Nicolaes de Clerck (1569/70-1623). Contemporary vellum.
G1AE9KG3FPA3: [ULLOA, Alfonso de]. - La historia dell'impresa di Tripoli di Barbaria, fatta per ordine del Sereniss. Re Catolico, l'anno M.D.LX. Con le cose avenute a Christiani nell'Isola delle Zerbe. Nuovamente mandata in luce. Venice, Francesco Rampazetto, 1566. 4to. 18th-century(?) sheepskin parchment.
8BGGA0JMB8EQ: ULPIANUS of Emesa and Valerius HARPOCRATION. - Commentarioli in olynthiacas, philippicasque Demosthenis orationes. Enarrationes saneque necessariae in tredecim orationes Demosthenis. ...Dictionarium decem Rhetorum. [preceded by the titles in Greek].(Colophon: Venice, heirs of Aldus Manutius, and his father-in-law Andrea Torresano d’Asola [& sons], June) 1527. Folio (31 x 21 cm). With Aldus's famous woodcut dolphin device on the title-page and an older but very similar version on the verso of the otherwise blank last leaf. Set in Greek type (the Upianus in 1 column; the Harpokation in 2 columns) with incidental roman. Recased in 18th-century vellum over flexible boards.
F6LGTFMWLRBM: [URQUHART, David]. - Turkey and its resources: its municipal organization and free trade; the state and prospects of English commerce in the East, the new administration of Greece, its revenue and national possessions.London, Saunders and Otley (back of title-page: printed by Botson and Palmer), 1833. 8vo. With lithographed map as frontispiece. Contemporary boards.
G4OIHMCSXLDN: URRETA, Luis de. - Historia de la Sagrada Orden de Predicadores, en los remotos reynos de la Etiopia.Valencia, Juan Chrysostomo Garriz, 1611. Small 4to (21 x 15 cm). With the woodcut arms of the Dominican order on title-page, and a variant version on the last page, and 3 woodcuts in text. Further with 24 decorated woodcut initials. Contemporary gold-tooled mottled calf, each board with the coat of arms of the French Seguier family and with the monogram PSMF (Pierre Seguier and his wife Madeleine Fabry) repeated 6 times on the spine. Rebacked (on recessed cords) with the original gold-tooled backstrip laid-down.
IAHGQCTR6BU4: [USSELINCX, Willem]. - Naerder bedenckingen, over de zee-vaerdt, coophandel ende neeringhe, als mede de versekeringhe vanden staet deser vereenichde landen, inde teghenwoordighe vrede-handelinghe met den Coninck van Spangnien ende de aerts-hertoghen.[Amsterdam], 1608 Small 4to (18.5 x 14 cm). With a woodcut arabesque ornament on the title-page and 1 woodcut decorated initial letter. Modern pink paper wrappers.
ABC_46824: [USSELINCX, Willem]. - Onpartydich discours opte handelinghe vande Indien.[ca. 1608]. 4to. Modern blue paper wrappers, blank label on the front wrapper.
H3EN1CBRVI2I: [USSELINCX, Willem?]. - Discours by forme van remonstrantie: vervatende de noodsaeckelickheyd vande Oos-Indische[!] navigatie.[Amsterdam?], 1608. Small 4to. 20th-century half brown sheepskin, marbled sides.
ICL9VEWAKMUS: USTERI, Martin (artist) and Marquard WOCHER (engraver). - L'oraison dominicale d'un habitant d'Unterwalde; suite de sept scènes de la Révolution helvétique.Basel, the author and Schoell et Cie, 1803. 4to (29.5 x 22 cm). With 8 brush etchings or aquatints, including the title page, mounted on green paper with letterpress captions, interleaved with tissue guards. Contemporary gold-tooled calf, black sheepskin spine-label, gilt edges.
22305: [UTRECHT - BANKING]. - [Account book of the banking house and stockbrokers firm Vlaer & Kol at Utrecht, for the years 1818-1821].[Utrecht, 1818-1821]. Folio. Contemporary parchment over boards, sewn on 4 vellum tapes, formerly laced through the joints, spine lettered in ink: “FU” and later in pencil: “1819”.
I14GKNDIXH75: [UTRECHT - PHARMACOPEIA]. - Pharmacopoea ultrajectina nova.Utrecht, Jacob van Poolsum, 1749. 8vo. With engraved printer’s device by J. Goeree, woodcut initials and head- and tail-pieces and 2 engraved tables with the chemical symbols of the various ingredients. Later half pigskin, boards covered with sprinkled yellow paper.
91NASH3LS7HE: [UTRECHT]. PRONK, Cornelis. - Gezigt op de Leidschevaart & Catrijnepoort te Utrecht.[Utrecht, ca. 1730]. 23 x 29 cm. Washed pen and ink drawing on paper.
6198: [UTRECHT - LAW]. - Costumen, usantien pollitien ende stijl van procederen der stadt jurisdictie, en[de] vrijheyt va[n] Utrecht gheapprobeert en[de] ghedecreteert, . . .[Colophon:] Amsterdam, printed by Willem Jacobsz. and sold at Utrecht by Jan van Gelre, 1550. 4to. With the title and the arms of the city of Utrecht in red and black in a 4-piece woodcut frame with figures and decoration, the arms repeated below the red and black colophon with the publisher's authenticating signature in dark brown ink; 3 different woodcut coats of arms for the Habsburg Holy Roman Emperor Charles V, each with a different bearing: 2 small in the text, with his motto "plus oultre", and a full-page one on the verso of the last leaf. Late 18th-century boards, marbled paper sides.
J9DCGJIDPIHD: UTTERBOM, Joannes and Engelber JÖRLIN. - Specimen botanico-oeconomicum, de usu quarundam plantarum indigenarum prae exoticis.Lund, Berling, 1769. 4to. Disbound, red sprinkled edges.
C99G57HZ87FO: UYTENBOGAERT (WTENBOGAERT), Johannes. - Johannis Uytenbogaerts leven, kerckelijcke bedieninghe ende zedighe verantwoordingh ... Tweeden druck, daer eenige stucken van nieuws by gedaen zijn, ende alles dat nodigh was, uyt het Latijnsch ende Fransch overgheset.[No place, no publisher], 1646. 4to. With an engraved portrait of the author by Wilhelm Delff after Michiel van Mierevelt, with a 6-line verse by Caspar Barlaeus underneath. Contemporary vellum.
22546: VADIANUS, Joachim (Joachim von WATT). - Epitome trium terrae partium, Asiae, Africae et Europae compendiariam locorum descriptionem continens, praecipue autem quorum in actis Lucas, passim autem evangelistae & apostoli meminere. Cum addito in fronte libri elencho regionum, urbium, amnium, insularu[m], quorum Novo Testamento fit mentio, quo expeditius pius lector quae velit, invenire queat.Zurich, Christoph Froschauer, 1534. Folio. With woodcut printer's device on title-page, numerous decorated woodcut initials and a double page woodcut world map "Typus cosmographus universalis" after Sebastian Münster. Modern calf.
F12G7ZJWFLDA: VAENIUS, Otto (Otto van VEEN). - Emblemata sive symbola a principibus, viris eeclesiasticis, ac militaribus, aliisque usurpanda. Devises ou emblemes pour princes, gens d'eglise, gens de guerre, & aultres.Brussels, Huybrecht Anthoon, 1624. 4to. With engraved device on title-page, and 207 numbered emblems on 23 engraved plates. 19th-century brown half cloth.
6787: VAENIUS, Otto (Otto van VEEN). - Le theatre moral de la vie humaine, representée en plus de cent tableaux divers, tirez du poëte Horace ... et expliquez en autant de discours moraux par le sieur de Gomberville. Avec la table du philosophe cebes. Brussels, François Foppens, 1672. Folio. With engraved illustration on title-page, engraved author’s portrait, 103 engraved emblems by Pierre Daret after Otto Vaenius, and an engraved folding plate. 18th-century gold-tooled tree calf.
GBN9SNWUBQCC: VAERNEWIJCK, Marcus van. - Die historie van Belgis, diemen anders namen mach: Den spieghel der Nederlantscher audtheyt.Ghent, widow of Gheeraert van Salenson, 1574. Small folio (28 x 19.5 cm). With Salenson's woodcut device, the woodcut coat-of-arms of the author on the back of the title-page, and woodcut illustrations in the text (7 coats of arms, including 1 block repeated but with an added crown; and about 16 mostly pictorial illustrations plus about 38 repeats). 19th-century boards covered with paper.
KAHH1ZBZQ6KS: [VAIRASSE D'ALAIS, Denis]. - Histoire des Sevarambes, peuples qui habitent une partie du troisiéme continent, communément appellé la Terre Australe.Amsterdam, Etienne Roger, 1702. 2 volumes bound as 1. 12mo. With engraved frontispiece (repeated in volume 2) and 2 title-pages printed in red and black. Contemporary mottled, tanned sheepskin; rebacked, with the original backstrip laid down, with a new red title-label.
J1IB99GRMUIG: [VAIRASSE D'ALLAIS, Denis and Thomas SMITH]. - Geographisches Kleinod, aus zweyen sehr ungemeinen Edelgesteinen bestehend; darunter der Erster eine Historie der New-gefundenen Völcker Sevarambes genannt, ... Der Ander aber vorstellet die seltzamen begebenheiten herren T.S. eines englischen Kauff-Herrens...[Sultzbach], printed by Abraham Lichtenthaler, 1689. 4to. With engraved frontispiece, 16 engraved plates and some woodcut initials. Contemporary vellum.
GA19J6RR5B3J: VAIRASSE D'ALAIS, Denis. - Historie der Sevarambes, volkeren die een gedeelte van het darde vast-land bewoonen, gemeenlyk Zuid-land genaamd, ...Amsterdam, Willem de Coup, Willem Lamsvelt, Philip Verbeek, and Joannes Lamsvelt, 1701. Small 4to (20 x 16 cm). With engraved frontispiece drawn and engraved by Joannes Lamsvelt and 16 plates engraved for this edition, at least mostly by Lamsvelt, after those of the first Dutch edition. Recased in contemporary(?) vellum, new endpapers.
ABC_46297: [VAIRASSE D'ALLAIS, Denis]. - Geschichte der Sevaramben aus dem Französischen übersetzt vom Verfasser des Siegfried von Lindenberg.Itzehoe, Johan Gottwerth Müller, 1783. 8vo. (2) MÜLLER, Johann Gottwerth. Literarische Anmerkungen über die Geschichte der Severamben. Eine Beylage zur Uebersetzung dieses Buchs. Göttingen, Johann Christian Dieterich, 1783. 2 works, the first in 2 parts, in 2 volumes. 8vo. With a small illustration on each of the three title-pages. Contemporary half calf.
I7JD63PR1EKO: VALENTIJN, François. - Oud en nieuw Oost-Indiën, vervattende een naaukeurige en uitvoerige verhandelinge van Nederlands mogentheyt in die gewesten, ... Te zamen dus behelzende niet alleen een zeer nette beschhryving van alles, wat Nederlands Oost-Indiën betreft, maar ook 't voornaamste dat eenigzins tot eenige andere Europeërs, in die gewesten, betrekking heeft.Dordrecht, Johannes van Braam; Amsterdam, Gerard onder den Linden, 1724-1726. 5 volumes. Folio. With engraved frontispiece, engraved dedication to Egidius van den Bempden, engraved author's portrait, 265 engraved plates (many folding), 8 letterpress folding tables, and 80 engravings in text. Contemporary calf, gold-tooled spine with a floral/ornithological tool in 5 of 7 compartments, gold-tooled board edges. Bound by the so-called Pentateuch Bindery, located in Amsterdam.
23004: VALENTINI, Georg Wilhelm von. - Précis des dernières guerres des Russes contre les Turcs...Paris, Firmin Didot, Anseling & Pochard, Ponthieu, 1825. 8vo. With 5 irregularly numbered maps with battle and siege plans on 4 folding engraved plates and several diagrams in the text showing troop formations. Contemporary tan half calf, the spine alternating areas of blind-tooled tan and gold-tooled dark brown, one including the title, marbled sides, light gray endpapers, turquoise sprinkled edges.
H7FG3QD61R9L: VALERIANI, Domenico and Girolamo SEGATO. - Nuova illustrazione istorico-monumentale del basso e dell'alto Egitto.Including: Atlante monumentale del basso e dell'alto Egitto.Florence, Paolo Fumagalli, 1836-1837 (text) & 1837-1841 (plates). 2 text volumes (8vo) and 2 plates volumes (large folio). With engraved portrait of Segato as frontispiece in the first text volume and the plate volumes with 160 engraved and aquatint plates (7 double-page), including 51 tinted and/or coloured by a contemporary hand; many plates contain multiple illustrations, making 309 illustrations in total. Contemporary green (text vols.) and brown (plates vols.) half morocco.
9A5DT201U79O: VALIGNANO, Alessandro and Luís FRÓIS. - Copia di due lettere annue scritte dal Giapone del 1589. & 1590. L'una dal P. Viceprovinciale al P. Alessandro Valignano, l'altra dal P. Luigi Frois al P. Generale della Compagnia di Giesu. Et dalla Spagnuola nella Italiana lingua tradotte dal P. Gasparo Spitilli della Compagnia medesima. ... Con licentia de' superiori.Rome, Luigi Zanetti, 1593. Small 8vo (15 x 10.5 cm). Limp sheepskin parchment (ca. 1700?).
G55DCMMFQHCT: VALLE, Pietro della. - Reiss-Beschreibung in unterschiedliche Theile der Welt, nemlich in Türckey, Egypten, Palestina, Persien, Ost-Indien, und andere weit entlegene Landschaften ...Geneva, Johann Hermann Widerholds, 1674. 4 volumes bound as 1. Folio. With 31 engraved plates (1 folding), including frontispiece and portraits of the author and his wife, by Jean Jacques Thourneyser. Contemporary vellum.
F7FGH682NVTQ: VALLE, Pietro della. - Vierde[-zeste en leste] deel der voortreffelyke reizen van de deurluchtige reisiger Pietro della Valle, Edelman van Romen, in veel voorname gewesten des werrelts, sedert het jaar 1615, gedaan: namelijk in Turkijen, Egipten, Palestina, Persien, Oostindien, en in verscheide andere lantschappen, daar in hij al ’t aanmerkingswaerdige, dat ’er is, naerstiglijk opgespeurt, en naaukeurig aangemerkt, en veel treffelijke dingen, tot noch toe onbekent, ten toon gestelt heeft.Amsterdam, widow of Jan Hendriksz. Boom, Jan Rieuwertsz and Abraham Wolfgang, 1665. 3 (of 6) volumes bound as 1. 4to. With 3 title-pages, 13 full-page engraved plates (1 crudely hand-coloured).Contemporary vellum, manuscript spine title, later endpapers.
F4PBLDQ58VPF: VALLE, Pietro della. - De volkome beschryving der voortreffelijke reizen van de deurluchtige reisiger Pietro della Valle, edelman van Romen, in veel voorname gewesten des werrelts, sedert het jaer 1615, tot in 't jaar 1626 gedaan … Amsterdam, Abraham Wolfgang, 1666 (each volume title: Abraham Wolfgang, widow of Jan Hendriks Boom, Jan Rieuwertsz., 1664-1665). 6 volumes bound as 1. 4to. With 25 engraved plates. 19th-century vellum.
S396: VALLEMONT, Pierre Le Lorrain de. - Merckwürdigkeiten der Natur und Kunst, in Zeugung, Fortpflantzung und Vermehrung der Gewächse; Oder Der Ackerbau und die Gärtnerey in ihrer Vollkommenheit. Welchen beygefüget eine kurtze Unterweisung die Obst-Bäume recht zu beschneiden. Beyde aus dem Frantzösischen ins Deutsche übersetzet.Budißin, Johann Georg Hüneln, 1714. 2 parts in 1 volume. 8vo. With title-page printed in red and black, 12 engraved plates and 1 small engraving and 7 woodcuts in text. Contemporary vellum.
K5JC2R60YVVF: VALMONT DE BOMARE, Jacques-Christophe. - Mineralogie, ou nouvelle exposition du regne minéral. ... Avec un dictionnaire nomenclateur et des tables synoptiques.Paris, Vincent, 1762. 2 volumes. 8vo. With 11 folding letterpress tables. Contemporary marbled calf, gold-tooled spines.
6285: VALSALVA, Antonio Maria. - Opera. Hoc est tractatus de aure humana editione … et dissertationes anatomicae, ... Omnia recensuit, & auctoris vitam addidit Joannes Baptista Morgagnus.Leiden, Johannes Hasebroek, 1742. With title-page printed in red and black and 13 folding engraved plates.With: (2) DUVERNEY, Guichard Joseph. Tractatus de organo auditus, continens structuram, usum et morbos omnium auris partium.Nürnberg, printed by Johann Zieger for Johann Michael Spörlin, 1684. With 16 folding engraved plates, unsigned, but attributed to Sebastien le Clerc (1637-1714). 2 works in 1 volume. Small 4to (20.5 x 16.5 cm). Contemporary vellum.
K65EE8ULHWPX: VAN ESPEN, Zeger Bernard. - Opera, quaecunque hactenus in lucem prodeunt, omnia. Tomus primus [-secundus] . Continens … juris ecclesiastici universi.Louvain, 1721. 2 volumes. Folio. With the title-pages printed in red and black. Contemporary mottled calf, richly gold-tooled spines.
ABC_45255: VAN RIJN VAN ALKEMADE, J. - Lijst van Apotheek-etiquetten, bestaande zoowel uit de officieele als uit de meest gebruuikelijke officinale namen of synoniemen der geneesmiddelen volgens de Pharmacopoea Neerlandica, editio altera, en in verband met Art. 6 der Wt van 1 Juni 1865, Staatsbl. no. 61.The Hague, J. Smulders & Comp, ca. 1872-1875. 4to. Blue wrappers.
739GQK0R9M18: VANCOUVER, George. - Reisen nach dem nördlichem[!] Theile der Südsee während der Jahre 1790 bis 1795. Aus dem Englischen übersetzt und mit Anmerkungen begleitet von Joh. Friedr. Wilh. Herbst.Berlin, (colophon: printed by Johann Wilhelm Schmidt) for the Vossische Buchhandlung, 1799-1800. 2 volumes. 8vo. With a large folding engraved map (52 x 42 cm) by Ferdinand Sprögel (Berlin, 1800) of the northwest coast of America, and 2 folding aquatints. Contemporary half calf.
H6HB4J18PDZ9: [VARTHEMA, Ludovico di, Pietro Martire d’ANGHIERA and others]. - The history of travayle in the West and East Indies, … London, Richard Jugge, 1577. Narrow 4to (19 x 13.5 cm). With a woodcut celestial map of the South Polar sky in the text. With 14 leaves in a 19th-century facsimile. Gold- and blind-tooled maroon morocco (ca. 1860?), in allusive style. In a modern clam-shell box.
ABC_46498: VARTHEMA, Ludovico di. [transl. John Winter JONES, ed. Norman Mosley PENZER] - The itinerary of Ludovico di Varthema of Bologna from 1502 to 1508 as translated from the original Italian edition of 1510, by John Winter Jones, F.S.A. in 1863 for the Hakluyt Society with a discourse on Varthema and his travels in Southern Asia by Sir Richard Carnac Temple [...].London, The Argonaut Press, 1928. 4to. With 5 maps, the facsimile text of the title-page and colophon of the original 1510 book of Di Varthema, 1 plate, and a small blue illustration (similar to the blind-tooled image on the front board) on the title-page. Half white and half blue cloth with gold lettering on spine.
ABC_46123: VARTHEMA, Ludivico di (Felix van SAMBIX DE JONGE, translator). - De uytnemende en seer wonderlijcke zee-en-landt-reyse van de heer Ludovvyck di Barthema, ... gedaen inde Morgenlanden, Syrien, vruchtbaer en woest Arabien, Perssen, Indien, Egypten, Ethiopien, en andere.Utrecht, Gerald Nieuwenhuysen and Willem Snellaart, 1654. With an engraved title-page, 4 engraved plates and woodcut initials, headpieces and tailpieces. With:(2) ROE, Thomas. Journael van de reysen ...Amsterdam, Jacob Benjamin, 1656. With an engraved title-page, 4 large engravings in the text, 3 with scenes of the Mughal court life and the other depicting a sea battle, and woodcut decorated initials.(3) MOCQUET, Jean. Reysen in Afrique, Asien, Oost- en West Indien, ...Dordrecht, for Abraham Andriesz. (colophon: printed by Nicolaes de Vries), 1656.With an engraving on the title-page showing a shipwreck, repeated in the text on p. 87, and 9 other large engravings in the text.(4) BLANC, Vincent le (Jan Hendrik GLAZEMAKER, translator). De vermaarde reizen van de heer Vincent le Blanc van Marsilien die hy sedert d' ouderdom van veertien jaren tot aan die van zestig in de vier delen des werrelts, Europa, Asia, Afrika en Amerika, gedaan heeft. Te weten in Oost- en Westindien, in Persien, Arabien, Pegu, en in meest alle de landen van Oostindien, in de koninkrijken van Fez en Marokko, in Guinea, en in 't geheel innerlijk deel van Afrika, van de Kaap de Bone Esperance af, tot in Alexandria, deur de landen van Monomotapa, Abissyna, en Egypien, in Spanjen, Frankrijk, Italiën en Nederlant, en in veel vermaarde eilanden van de werelt.Amsterdam, for Jan Hendriksz. Boom & Jan Rieuwertsz., 1654. With an engraved title-page, 7 engraved plates, 2 extremely finely engraved initials with pictorial decoration on p. 1 and p. 3 of the first part (the V with an allegorical female figure giving a plate of fruit to the author(?) with his books and an armillary sphere, and a T with a group of turbaned figures) and 1 larger decorated woodcut initial.4 works in 1 volume. 4to. Contemporary vellum with manuscript title on spine, new endpapers.
M2IB6IMRAMUU: VARTHEMA, Ludivico di. - The Navigation and v[o]yages of Lewes Vertomannus, Gentelman of the citie of Rome, to the regions of Arabia, Egypte, Persia, Syria, Ethiopia, and East India, both within and without the ryver of Ganges, etc. In the yeere of our Lorde 1503. Conteynyng many notable and straunge thinges, both hystoricall and naturall. Translated out of Latine into Engylshe, by Richarde Eden.London, Richard Jugge, 1577. 4to. With historiated woodcut initials. Splendid modern full navy blue morocco, bands on spine with title showing faded gilt, covers double-ruled gilt.
ABC_45987: VASIF EFENDI, Ahmed. - Mahasin ül-âsâr ve hakayik ül-ahbar.Bulaq, Bulak matbaasi, 1246 AH [= 1830 CE]. 2 volumes bound as 1. 4to. Contemporary calf with later paper label; later marbled paper on the spine. In Turkish, with the main text set in a naskh Arabic type, with a woodcut decoration and decorations built up from typographic ornaments at the opening of the main text (incorporating a woodcut heading in Arabic script).
M1SENAYAGHTF: VASIF EFENDI, Ahmed. - Mahasin ül-âsâr ve hakayik ül-ahbar. [The charms and truths of relics and annals].Bulaq, His Excellency's Printing Office, 1246 AH [=1830 CE]. 2 volumes bound in 1. 4to Each volume with the title in a decorative headpiece opening the first page of the main text. With the text (in Ottoman Turkish) set in naskh Arabic type. Contemporary Ottoman calf, the boards cut flush with the bookblock, with a later paper label on the front board and recent European marbled paper wrapped around the spine.
A3IAZNNTU56Q: VASSE, Jacques-Abraham-Antoine. - Souvenir de Beloeil, dédié à son Altesse Sérénissime la Princesse de Ligne, née Princesse Lubomirska.Brussels, Deltombe, 1853. Oblong 1mo (34 x 50.5 cm). With 12 double-tinted lithographed plates (each ca. 24 x 32 cm), by Van der Heecht, Gerlier and Gratry after drawings by Antoine Vasse (11) and Van der Heecht (1) and printed by J. Lots. Contemporary brown half sheepskin.
I4BA4LESY9IR: VAUBAN, Sébastien le Prestre de. - De l'attaque et de la defense des places...The Hague, Pieter de Hondt, 1737. Large 4to (26.5 x 20.5 cm). With 35 folding engraved plates, lacking plate XV. Contemporary calf, richly gold-tooled spine.
I4B9D9Y219J4: VAUBAN, Sébastien le Prestre de [and Guillaume de Lafon de Boisguérin, seigneur DESHOULIERES]. - De l'attaque et de la defense des places...The Hague, Pieter de Hondt, 1737. With: (2) VAUBAN, Sébastien le Prestre de. De l'attaque et de la defense des places... tome second. ...The Hague, Pieter de Hondt, 1742.2 works in 1 volume. Large 4to (26.5 x 20.5 cm). Ad 1 with 36 folding engraved plates and ad 2 with 11 folding engraved plates. Contemporary mottled calf, richly gold-tooled spine.
K7B9J8Q8E4P7: VAUCHER, Jean Pierre Étienne. - Monographie des Orobanches.Genève, heirs J.J. Paschoud and G. Fick, 1827. 4to. With 16 hand-coloured folding lithographed plates. Publisher's original brown printed wrappers.
89P9CFYNZ8OA: VAUX, James Hardy. - Memoirs of James Hardy Vaux, a swindler and thief, now transported to New South Wales for the second time, and for life. Written by himself. Second edition.London, Whittaker, Treacher, & Arnot, 1830. 12mo. Publisher's green cloth.
C91G9U9C81WO: VEER, Gerrit de (et al.). - Verhael van de eerste schip-vaert der Hollandische ende Zeeusche schepen door 't Way-gat, by Noorden Noorwegen, Moscovien ende Tartarien, na de coninckrijcken Cathay ende China. Met drie schepen, uyt Texel gezeylt in den jare 1594. Hier achter is by-ghevoeght de beschrijvinghe van de landen Siberien, Samoyeda, ende Tingoesa. Seer vreemt en vermaackelijck om lesen. Amsterdam, for Joost Hartgers, 1648. 4to. With woodcut illustration on title-page and a double-page engraved plate with 6 illustrations. Old marbled wrappers.
73OAH3OZMOJ3: VEER, Gerrit de. - Tre navigationi fatte dagli Olandesi, e Zelandesi al settentrione nella Norvegia, Moscovia, e Tartaria verso il Catai, e regno de' Sini, doue scopersero il Mare di Veygatz, la Nuova Zembla. Venice, Giovanni Battista Ciotti, 1599. 4to. With an engraved plate on title-page, full-page engraving of a compass and 31 half-page engraved maps and plates in text. Later vellum.
2428: [VEERE - FISHERY]. - Nieuwe ordonnantie doen maaken, en emaneren by burgemeesters en regeerders der stadt Vere. Op den visch-tol, afslag der visch, en wat verder daar toe zyn relatie is hebbende. [Middelburg], Suenonius Mandelgreen, [24 December 1746]. With:(2) Ordonnantie op den afslag der Verschen visch, binnen de stadt Vere, gelyk mede op den pligt van den keurmeester en den afslager.Middelburg, widow of Jakobus Pauwelsen, [6 July 1754, published 25 July]. (3) Ordonnantie op den afslag der Verschen visch, binnen de stad Vere.Vere, Chrristiaan Hendrik Held, [18 May 1771]. (4) [MANUSCRIPT]. Extract uit de notulen van weth[ouders] en raad der stad Vere.[Veere?], [18 July 1772-19 June 1773, 7 April 1787]. (5) Reglement voor die van de haven der stad Vere ter vis-vangst vaaren.Middelburg, Adriaan de Vin, [1 June 1774].With a woodcut Veere coat of arms on the title-page of each of the 4 printed ordinances (3 different blocks). 5 items in 1 volume. 4to. Contemporary marbled wrapper backed with plain paper.
18951: VEGIO, Maffeo. - De liberorum educatione aurei libri sex noviter recogniti Francisci Philelphi. poete. Oratoris. philosophique prestantissimi. Succincto cum iudice [recté indice]: et brevibus marginariis annotationibus obscurarum sensa dictionum aperientibus. Nicolai Bonespei trecensis campani cura superadditis.(Colophon: Paris, “apud Gourmontios” [= the brothers Robert, Gilles and Jean de Gourmont], 1508). Small 4to (19 x 13 cm). With numerous printed so-called Lombardic initials, but also with 2 spaces (with guide letters) left for manuscript initials (not filled in). Set in a roman type with the beginning of the title and one heading in a large rotunda gothic type with decorated capitals. Blind-tooled calf (19th century? in a "Medieval" style).
ABC_45667: [VELDE, Jan II van de, and Jan Jansz. STARTER]. - AMNH?TIA ofte Vergetelheyd. Vermanende inwoonders der Vereenighde Nederlanden tot eendracht ende vergetelheyd van al de bitterheden, die onder de naem van Remonstranten, Arminianen, &c. in hare gheherberght zijn geweest ende noch souden moghen wesen.[Utrecht, Jan Amelisz., 1623]. Oblong 1mo (full sheet) broadside. Etched print (plate size 19.5 x 26 cm) with letterpress text on paper. Mounted on a paper support.
19003: VELDE, Charles William Meredith van de. - Gezigten uit Neêrlands Indië, naar de natuur geteekend en beschreven.Amsterdam, Frans Buffa en Zonen (printed by C.A. Spin), [1844-45]. Large folio (52 x 35 cm). With woodengraved view of the Palace at Buitenzorg on title, signed by P. Lauters and W. Brown, and 50 full-page lithographed views and plates (ca. 22 x 31 cm) by P. Lauters after the designs by the author. Contemporary green half morocco.
ABC_46987: [VELDEN, Matthijs van]. - De roemster van den Aemstel, off: Poëtische beschrijvinghe van de riviere Aemstel.Amsterdam, Cornelis Willemsz. Blau-laken [printed by Paulus Aertsz. van Ravesteyn], [ca. 1627/30]. Small oblong 8vo (10 x 13.5 cm). With a folding engraved view (8.5 x 18 cm) of nine naked Amstel river nymphs on the bank of and in the river, pulling and pushing a naked man (apparently the author) to the river, with boats on the river and the city of Amsterdam in the background. 18th-century blind-tooled vellum.
22935: VÉNEGAS, Miguél and Andrés Marcos BURRIEL. - Histoire naturelle et civile de la Californie, contenant une description exacte de ce pays, de son sol, de ses montagnes, lacs, rivières & mers, de ses animaux, végétaux, minéraux, & de sa fameuse pêcherie des perles; les moeurs de ses habitans, leur religion, leur gouvernement, & leur façon de vivre avant leur conversion au Christianisme; un detail des différens voyages, & tentatives qu'on a faites pour s'y établir, & reconnoître son Golfe & la côte de la Mer du Sud.Paris, Durand, 1767. 3 volumes. 8vo. With a folding engraved map of California. Contemporary mottled calf, richly gold-tooled spines, gold-tooled binding edges.
21806: VENEL, Jean-André. - Nouveaux secours pour les corps arrêtés dans l'oesophage; ou description de quatre instrumens plus propres qu'aucun des anciens moyens à retirer ces corps par la bouche.Lausanne, François Grasset & compagnie, 1769. 12mo (16.5 x 9 cm). With a folding engraved plate by Chovin after designs by the author. Modern boards.
ABC_45745: VENETUS, Paolo Nicoletti [and Restoro d'AREZZO]. - Summa philosophie naturalis ... una cu[m] libro de co[m]positione mundi qui astronomie ianua nuncupari potest ... [at the head of the page:] Primus liber incipit De co[m]positione mu[n]di.Paris, Jean Lambert (colophon: printed by Thomas Kees, 14 November 1513). Small 4to (28 x 20.5 cm). With 55 woodcut illustrations in the text, including 12 northern and 12 southern pictorial constellations with stars. Flexible wrap-around paperboards (ca. 1750?), sewn on 3 tanned leather supports.
78CAPB8HI9JL: [VENICE - COUNCIL OF TEN]. - Sententia dell' Eccelso Conseglio di Diece. Contra Anzolo Badoer cavalier. | Sententie vanden Hoogen Raedt van de Thiene. Teghens Anzolo Badoer ridder.The Hague, Hillebrant Jacobsz. van Wouw, 1612. 4to. With a woodcut vignette on title-page, 2 woodcut decorated initials (2 series, both arabesque). With the Italian text in italic, the Dutch text in textura and with incidental roman. Sewn in later plain paper wrapper.
DBGAX2A4YIT7: VENTURINI, Karl Heinrich Georg (Martinus Gerardus ENGELMAN, transl.). - Geschiedenis van den oorlog, in de jaren 1812-1815. Amsterdam, C. & H. Timmer, 1816-1819. 8 parts in 4 volumes. 8vo. Each volume with an engraved vignette showing a different scene from the Northern Liberation War, by P. Velijn. Contemporary half calf.
E27CWIY3NDE0: VÉRANY, Jean Baptiste. - Mollusques Méditeranéens première partie. Céphalopodes de la Méditerranée. Genoa, imprimerie des Sourds-Muets, [1847]-1851. Large 4to (35.5 x 27.5 cm). With 45 (numbered as 41) lithographed plates (44 chromolithographed), by Armanino after Verany. Unbound, uncut and deckles intact, with separate uncut original tinted lithographed wrappers. In modern cloth box.
ABC_46592: VERBRUGGE, Johannes. - Examen chirurgicum, oder vollkommene praxis chirurgico-medica in welcher nebst einer kurtzen, iedoch vollständigen anatomie alle chirurgicalische fundamenta ...Dresden, Johann Christoph Zimmerman, 1704. 8vo. Contemporary boards.
6BHG7U5VARZH: VERE, Francis. - Commentaries, being diverse pieces of service, wherein he had command. Published by William Dillingham.London, Peter Parker, 1672 (first title-page: Cambridge, John Field, 1657). Folio. With two title-pages, the first dated 1657 with the woodcut device of Cambridge University, the second dated 1672 with a London imprint, 3 full-page engraved portraits, of Sir Francis, Sir Horace Vere and John Ogle, double-page engraved plate of Francis Vere's monumental tomb by R. Gaywood, and 6 double-page engraved maps and plans by Robert Vaugham, of the sea-coasts of Europe, the Netherlands, Cadiz and the Azores, the armies arranged for battle at Turnhout and Newport, and the siege of Ostende. Later gold- and blind-tooled dark red calf.
6269: VERGNAUD, Armand Denis. - Manuel de Perspective, du dessinateur et du peintre, contenant les élémens de géométrie indispensables au tracé de la perspective, la perspective linéaire et aérienne, et l'étude du dessin et de la peinture spécialement appliquée au paysage.Paris, Roret, 1825. 12mo. With 8 folding engraved plates. Modern cloth.
3573: VERGNAUD, Narcisse. - L'art de créer les jardins, contenant les préceptes généraux de cet art; leur application développée sur des vues perpectives, coupes et élévations, par des exemples choisis dans les jardins les plus célèbres de France et d'Angleterre; et le tracé pratique de toute espèce de jardins. ... Nouvelle edition.Paris, La Librairie Encyclopédique de Roret (on the back of the half-title: "Imprimerie et fonderie de Fain, imprimeur de l'Université Royale de France"), 1839. Royal folio (49.5 x 32.5 cm). With 24 lithographed plates showing plans, designs and views of gardens in England, France and Italy. Modern black half morocco, on 7 supports, gold-tooled spine.
L26EDKMH5S6R: VERHAEREN, Émile. - Les plaines. Paris, Henri Piazza (colophon: printed by G. Kadar, Paris, 15 February 1934). 4to (23 x 16 cm). With an original watercolour drawing (10 x 10 cm), 35 colour collotype facsimiles of watercolour drawings (1 as frontispiece, the others in the text), some finished by hand, and 70 plates repeating the 35 illustrations: once in black and white and once in colour, all by Henri Cassiers. Contemporary (1934) gold-blocked brown morocco by George Canape and Georges Corriez in Paris, each board with an unidentified (prince's or duke's?) coat of arms in the centre in a frame of rose branches (the roses in red), spine with author and title in gold and rose branches in red and gold, gold fillets on board edges, turn-ins in gold with red roses, decorated cloth doublures and free endleaves (yellow background with multi-coloured flowers all woven), gilt edges.
A86BODQDHE0L: [VERHEYDEN, Willem]. - Nootelijcke Consideratien die alle goede Liefhebbers des Vaderlandts behooren rijpelijc te overweghen, opten voorgheslaghen Tractate van Peys met den Spagniaerden.[Amsterdam?], 1608. Small 4to. With a large oval woodcut decoration (white-line arabesque) on the title-page and one woodcut tailpiece. Disbound.
19767: [VERLIJ, P. J.]. - Verhandeling van de schilderkonst in miniatuur, om gemakkelyk te leeren schilderen zonder meester...Amsterdam, Gerrit de Groot, 1759. 8vo. Frontispiece, title-page in red and black, woodcut head- and tailpieces and 2 engravings on a single double-page plate. 20th-century half vellum, oil-marbled sides, light green morocco spine label, lettered in gold, green top edge.
14759: VERMAARSCH, Joost. - Eerste deel der bouw-kunst, ofte Grondige bewijs-redenen, over den sin ende practijck van den autheur Vincent Scamozzi, waer in grondigh wert bewesen, dat men door den middel van den autheur Scamozzi, Palladio en Vinjola hare vijf colommen kan uytwercken; als oock van alle de voornaemste meesters der bouw-kunst, ende dat alleen met het verdeelen van een duym-stock, of voet-maet.Amsterdam, Hendrick Doncker, 1678. 4to. With an engraved architectural frontispiece by G. Wingendorp, engraved vignette with carpenters' and masons' tools on title-page, and hundreds of diagrams, measured drawings of columns, architectural ornament and other architectural elements, orthographic projections, etc., on 46 engraved plates (including 5 folding). 19th-century half cloth, paste-paper sides.
ABC_45611: VERMEULEN, Adriaan Theodoor. - [Three original manuscript documents (Attestaties de Vita)]Serambang & Soerabaya (Indonesia) , 1805, 1811 & 1814. Folio & 4to. Three manuscript certificates, written in ink on paper, folded.
K6DGB07FM5KL: VERNAY, Charles. - Poésies nationales et religieuses Françaises, Italiennes, Turques et Persanes, 195 pièces orientales, leur traductions, et le texte Turc et Persan de 57 pièces ...Paris, Albert Franck (on back of half-title: printed by Firmin Didot frères), 1860[-1861]. With a lithographed portrait of the author, 5 lithographed facsimiles of the author's autograph manuscripts and 4 of the letterpress pages printed in gold. Extra-illustrated with 3 lithographed and 4 engraved Royal folio illustration plates (including 2 portraits of the Ottoman Sultan Abdulmejid I).With: (2) VERNAY, Charles. Poésies Turques et Persanes (cent quarante et une pièces) ...Paris, Albert Franck (below frame: lithographed by [Mathieu] Masson), "1858-1859" [= AH 1275]. With a letterpress wrapper-title in French, printed in gold, a lithographed Turkish and Persian wrapper-title (dated "1275" and "1858") and text in Turkish and Persian, lithographed from the autograph manuscript in Arabic script, all printed in gold, and a lithographed portrait of the author (the same as in ad 1).(3) VERNAY, Charles. Nouvelles poésies Persanes et Turques ...Paris, Albert Frank, July 1860 (colophon: lithographed by [Mathieu] Masson, r. de Valois 48, Paris). A large 4to bifolium, with a lithographic facsimile of a 4-page autograph manuscript in Arabic script, printed on blue paper.(4-18) VERNAY, Charles. [Miscellaneous publications in various formats, some letterpress, others lithographed facsimiles of the author's autograph manuscripts in French, Turkish and Persian, and including a 1-leaf autograph manuscript in Persian].Paris, Firmin Didot frères and others, 1851-1858. 18 publications in 1 volume. Royal folio (49.5 x 34.5 cm) with a few items in smaller formats. Contemporary diced, richly gold-tooled calf, each board with a double frame of rolls and stamps, a crescent moon and star inside each corner of the inner frame, blind-tooled turn-ins, green silk brocade endleaves.
K8NBR8LK60H7: VERNER, Willoughby. - Sketches in the Soudan.London, R.H. Porter (back of title-page: printed by Taylor and Francis), 1885. Oblong large 4to (30 x 40 cm). With a lithographed title-page, a small printer's device on the back of the title-page, 37 tinted lithographed plates by J.G. Keulemans, and one chromolithographed map. Contemporary boards, with a lithographed camel's head on the front board.
ABC_45429: VERSTER VAN WULVERHORST, Abraham Hendrik van. - Two signed autograph letters to Hermann Schlegel.Noordwijk, 10 March and 9 October 1834. Folio (23 x 38.5 cm & 26 x 44 cm). 2 autograph letters, each written on a single leaf and folded for posting with the address and remnants of a seal.
6040: [VERVOORT, Frans]. - Dat vyants net, der booser wercken raet, visioenen, ende met alder sijnder verholender stricken, leerende hoe wi de werelt, den vyant, ende ons selven sullen sterven, kennen, ende leerende hoe wi die werelt, den vyant, ende ons selven sullen sterven, kennen, ende overwinnen.Antwerp, Jan van Ghelen, (colophon: 1561). 8vo. With the title in a four-piece woodcut border by Pieter van den Borcht (with his initials at the foot), Jan van Ghelen's woodcut device on verso of last leaf, a full-page armorial view (dated 1552) on the last leaf, and 20 mostly full-page woodcut illustrations by Pieter van der Borcht in text. Modern half vellum.
F7BE5R3LS7HE: VESDIN (VEZDIN), Filip (PAULINUS A SANCTO BARTHOLOMAEO). - Viaggio alle Indie Orientali umiliato alla Santita di N. S. Papa Pio Sesto pontefice massimo … Rome, Antonio Fulgoni, 1796. 4to. With 12 engraved illustration plates (6 with 2 illustrations each to make 18 in total), engraved roundel portraits of Pope Pius VI (on the title-page) and the author (above the opening of the main text) and some small woodcut illustrations of "Indian hieroglyphs". Set in roman and italic types with occasional words in Greek, Arabic, East Syriac, Devanagari and more extensive texts in Malayalam, plus a Malabar song with a double staff made with built-up round-head music notes. 19th-century maroon half sheepskin.
G51C4JN6Y1BW: VESPUCCI, Amerigo. - Be [! = De] ora Antarctica per regem Portugallie pridem inventa.[Paris, Tross, 1872]. Facsimile of the 1505 edition with 1 diagram constructed from rules and type. Printed on vellum. Wrapper made from 18th-century French marbled paper backed with (and the book interleaved with) 19th-century wove paper.
H8LBH3QOIBNT: VEYSSIÈRE DE LA CROZE, Mathurin. - Histoire du christianisme des Indes.The Hague, the Vaillant brothers (Isaac and Paul II?) & Nicolas Prevost, 1724. 8vo. With an engraved frontispiece, the title-page in red and black with an engraved vignette, 1 folding engraved map and 3 engraved illustration plates. Contemporary calf.
93SEBIPER487: VIAUD, Pierre (and Jean Garpard DUBOIS-FONTANELLE). - Naufrage et aventures de M. Pierre Viaud; natif de Rochefort, capitaine de navire.Bordeaux, the Labottiere brothers; Paris, Lejay, 1780. With: (2) [POIVRE, Pierre]. Voyage d'un philosophe, ou observations sur les moers & les arts des peuples de l'Afrique, de l'Asie et de l'Amerique.Yverdon, 1768. 2 works in 1 volume. 8vo. Contemporary gold-tooled tree calf, richly gold-tooled spine; very subtly rebacked, preserving original backstrip.
22959: VICUÑA MACKENNA, Benjamin. - Pájinas de mi diario durante tres años de viajes. 1853. - 1854. - 1855. ... California. - Mejiico. - Estados-Unídos. - Canada. - Islas Britanicas. - Francia. - Italia. - Alemania. - Paises-Bajos. - Costas del Brasil. - Provincias del Plata.Santiago, Imprenta del Ferrocarril, 1856. 4to. Contemporary half green sheepskin, marbled edges.
17039: VIDAL, Emeric Essex. - Picturesque illustrations of Buenos Ayres and Monte Video, consisting of twenty-four views: accompanied with descriptions of the scenery, and of the costumes, manners, &c. of the inhabitants of those cities and their environs.London, R. Ackermann (printed by L. Harrison), 1820. Elephant 4to (36.5 x 30 cm). With 24 unnumbered hand-coloured aquatint plates, including 4 folding, all drawn by Vidal and executed by G. Maile, T. Sutherland, G. Bluck and D. Havell. 20th-century gold-tooled, black morocco.
I17EJREN6MV6: [VIENNA - LOUVAIN - PHARMACOPOEIA]. - Dispensatorium pharmaceuticum Austriaco-Viennense, in quo hodierna die usualiora medicamenta secundum artis regulas componenda visuntur.Leuven, Joannes Franciscus van Overbeke, 1774. 8vo. Contemporary cat's paw calf, richly gold-tooled spine with red morocco title label, red edges.
17090: VIÈTE, François. - Principes de cosmographie, tirez d'un manuscrit de Viette, & traduits en François. Corrigées et augmentées.Paris, Jean Behourt, 1647. 12mo. With 2 woodcut illustrations in the text (a geocentric universe and a simple geometric figure). Contemporary limp sheepskin parchment.
J8AAJA8OWE10: [VIEW - JAPAN]. OCHIAI Yoshiiku (UTAGAWA Yoshiiku). - Kiyoko zuga [= Representation of Nagasaki harbour].[Nagasaki, ca. 1880?]. A large watercolour painting of Nagasaki harbour (image size: 49.5 x 87.5 cm), probably on mulberry bark paper, with one large Asian ship, more than a dozen small Asian boats, and a steam boat in the background, all rendered following Western conventions of perspective. In a passe-partout in a modern wooden frame painted gold (95 x 125 cm), behind glass.
J68AIMO7W1D1: [VIEW - MIDDLE EAST]. - [Mountainous landscape with Middle Eastern and classical Roman ruins, 6 shepherds with their flocks, several figures riding dromedaries and one riding a donkey, (date?) palms, lakes, etc.]. [Palestine?, ca. 1910?]. An enormous panoramic view drawn in coloured gouaches on a single, continuous roll of paper (70 x 583 cm), the drawing running to the edges of the paper.
E1Q9EQ01U79O: [VIEW - NETHERLANDS - AMSTERDAM]. OTTENS, Reinier and Josua OTTENS. - Amsterdam.[Amsterdam], Reinier and Josua Ottens, [ca. 1730]. Large engraved panorama on 4 sheets (ca. 42 x 218 cm as assembled). With title in banner at top centre, arms of the city at top right, city seal at top left and the primary locations with captions. Mounted and framed.
DB9FTP3RHVIK: [VIEW - NETHERLANDS - AMSTERDAM]. BAST, Pieter. - Amstelredam.[Antwerp], Pieter Bast, 1599. Large engraved panorama on 2 sheets (ca. 27 x 76 cm as assembled). Framed.
B4S9HJ01U79O: [VIEW - DRAWING - NETHERLANDS - BERGEN OP ZOOM]. SLUYTER, H.A. - Gezigt der stad Bergen op Zoom.[Netherlands], 1793. Drawing in ink and watercolour (30.5 x 47 cm) on paper, signed and dated by H.A. Sluyter, 1793. With title in large panel at the bottom.
A2RGD4WT38YE: [VIEW - NETHERLANDS - LEIDEN]. SCHENK, Leonardus [and Abraham RADEMAKER]. - Gesigt van de Visbrug, de Waag en Vismarkt, te sien naar de Hooglandsche kerk en Stadhuys tooren, tot Lyden. | Vüe du Visbrug, du Pois et Poissonerie, vers l'eglise de Hooglande et la tour de la Maison de Ville a Leide.[Amsterdam], Leonardus Schenk, [ca. 1728/35]. Large engraved wall print on 2 sheets, (together 58 x 97 cm) the sheets overlapping each other slightly, showing the traditional business centre of the city of Leiden. The title, both in Dutch and French, is printed in a banderole at the head, with putti on each side supporting the arms of Leiden and Holland. Leonardus Schenk's name appears as engraver and publisher at the right tip of the banderole. In black passepartout and gilt frame (82 x 121 cm).
91I90T01U79O: [VIEW - NETHERLANDS - LEIDEN]. SCHENK, Leonardus [and Abraham RADEMAKER]. - Gesigt van de stadt Leyden beroemt door syn hooge schoole geleege in Holland op den verstopten Ryn. | Vue de la ville de Leide fameuse par son academie située en Hollande sur le Rhin bouché.[Amsterdam], Leonardus Schenk, [ca. 1728/36]. Large engraved wall print on 2 sheets (together 57.5 x 97 cm) showing the Leiden city wall between the Koepoort and Zijlpoort, with various windmills and prominent buildings in the background identified by name. The title appears in a banderole at the head, with putti on either side holding the arms of Leiden and Holland. Leonardus Schenk's name appears as engraver and publisher at the right end of the banderole. Framed (82.5 x 121 cm).
ABC_47132: [VIEW - MAP - SCHIEDAM]. GHEYN, Jacques II de. - Schiedamum Hollandiae civitas ad Mosam Fluvium sita.1598. Engraving: 48.5 x 41.5 cm; frame: 73 x 65.5 cm. A panoramic view (ca. 15 x 41 cm) with a map (or city plan) below (ca. 29.5 x 41 cm). Mounted in a passe-partout and framed.
B3QFFOIPSB1L: [VIEWS - NETHERLANDS - HEEMSTEDE]. MOUCHERON, Isaac de. - Plan ou veüe de Heemstede, dans la province d'Utrecht | Afbeeldinge van Heemstede, in de provincie van Utrecht.[Amsterdam], Nicolas Visscher, [ca. 1700]. Very large etched bird's-eye view of the Heemstede estate and gardens (99 x 71 cm) engraved by Daniël Stoopendaal and printed on 2 2/3 sheets from 2 copper plates. Framed.
ABC_46067: [VIEWS - BRUSSELS AREA]. COLLAERT, Hans I [after Hans BOL or Jacob GRIMMER?]. - [Views in the vicinity of Brussels].[Antwerp], Hans van Luyck, [ca. 1575/80]. Oblong folio album (24.5 x 35.5 cm). Series of 24 engravings (plate size ca. 20 x 14 cm) with views of landscapes around Brussels, by Hans I Collaert possibly after Hans Bol or Jacob Grimmer, each with a caption in the plate (plates 8 and 20 also with Van Luyck and Collaert's monograms "H.V.L.EX[cudit]" and "H.C.F[ecit]"). Trimmed down to the plate edge and mounted on album leaves, numbered in pencil on the album leaves, next to the engravings. Modern red half cloth, marbled sides.
5AFG3N3RHVIK: VIGERIUS, Marcus. - Decachordum Christianum Julio II. Pont. Max. dicatum. Controversia de excellentia instrumentorum Dominicae passionis, per eundem Dn. Marcum Vigerium discussa.[Hagenau, printed by Th. Anselm & Joh. Albertus for Joh. Koberger, Nuremberg, 1517]. Folio. With title in woodcut border by Urs Graf and 10 beautiful full-page woodcuts (ca. 13.9-14.4 x 9.7-10.2 cm) by the "Master I S with the shovel", a pupil of Hans Schäufelein. Contemporary calf over wooden boards, blind-tooled side, two brass clasps. Leaves from a 14th-century liturgical manuscript pasted on the inner sides of the boards. From the "Koberger Werkstatt".
G9I9YDWPH4S7: VIGNOLA, Giacomo Barozzi da. - Regola delli cinque ordini d'architettura ... | Regel vande vijf ordens der architecture ... | Reigle des cinq ordres d'architecture … | The rule of the V. orders of architecture … Utrecht, Crispijn van de Passe, 1629. With full-page engraved author's portrait and 42 numbered engraved plates, versos with letterpress text in Italian, Dutch, French, and German and/or English. Plates III and XXXIIII are cancels.With:(2) VIGNOLA, Giacomo Barozzi da. La ii parte dell architetura dell Vignola e'altri famossi architetti | Het tweede deel van de architectura …[Amsterdam, Johannes Jansonius and Jan van Hilten?, ca. 1642]. With engraved title-page and 42 numbered engraved plates. Plates 1-13 with letterpress text printed on the verso describing the facing page.(3) PASSE, Crispijn van de. Oficina arcularia in qua sunt ad spectantia diversa eximia exempla... | Bouticque menuserie ... | Schriner Laden ... | Schrinwerckers winckel. Amsterdam, Crispijn van de Passe, 1642. With engraved title-page and 46 engraved plates. 3 complementary works in 1 volume. Folio. Contemporary vellum.
ABC_45809: VILLA, Esteban de (Estevão de VILAS). - Exame de boticarios ...Lisbon, Manoel Fernandes da Costa, 1736. 8vo. With woodcut ornamental headpieces, tailpieces and initials. Contemporary mottled calf, gold-tooled spine, red sprinkled edges.
A5QGMGIBBS3O: VILLARDITA, Giuseppe. - Trattato della scherma Siciliana, ove si mostra di seconda intentione con una linea retta; difendersi di qualsivoglia operatione di resolutione, che operata per ferire à qualunque, ò di punta, ò taglio, che accadesse in accidente di questionarsi. ... Con espressione di tutte le regole: che nascono di seconda operatione.Palermo, Carlo Adamo, 1673. Small 8vo. Late 19th-century half tanned sheepskin with short-title in gold on spine, “Gustav” chemically marbled sides, shell-marbled endpapers, green ribbon marker.
I44CPQLY9ARC: VILLE, Antoine de. - Les fortifications ... contenans la maniere de fortifier toutes sorte de places ...Lyon, Philippe Borde, 1640 (engraved title-page 1641). With an engraved title-page, engraved portrait of the author, 53 numbered engravings (10 double-page. Later 17th-century gold-tooled calf, each board with the French royal arms, gold-tooled spine. Rebacked, with the original backstrip laid down.
ABC_45736: VINNE, Jan van der. - Bijdragen tot de kennis van het Rijk van China, voorgelezen in de Algemene vergadering van het Bataviaasch Genootschap van Kunsten en Wetenschappen, op den 25sten mei 1842.Batavia, [Landsdrukkerij/Drukkerij van het Bat. Genootschap], 1842. 8vo. Half green cloth, marbled sides.
19907: [VINNE, Jan Jansz. van der]. - [Tiger lily].[Netherlands, ca. 1780?]. Watercolour on a half sheet of laid paper (42.5 x 27.5 cm), mounted on wove paper. In a passepartout.
19908: [VINNE, Jan Jansz. van der]. - [Celosia cristata].[Lekzigt near Dordrecht?, 1780?]. Watercolour on a half sheet of laid paper (42.5 x 27.5 cm), mounted on wove paper. In a passepartout.
19906: VINNE, Jan Jansz. van der. - [Passiflora caerula or blue passion flower].[Lekzigt, near Dordrecht?, ca. 1780?]. Folio. (43 x 27.5 cm). Watercolour drawing on laid paper, signed on the back by the artist, "J. van der Vinne Jzn.". Attached by the top corners to a (19th-century?) wove millboard mount kept in a modern passe-partout.
I44B12Q21OB3: VIRGIN, Johan Bernhard and Joseph von XYLANDER (translator). - Vertheidigung der Festungen im Gleichgewichte mit dem Angriffe derselben. ... Mit 14 Planen.München, Joseph Lindauer, 1820. 8vo. With 14 folding engraved plates. Contemporary tanned half sheepskin.
JAIA2TV76I4Y: [VIRGINIA]. [GOODACRE, William (after)]. - Die naturliche Brucke in Virginien: Vereinte Staate.[Austria?, ca. 1840s-1850s]. Pen, black ink and watercolour on paper (59 x 44 cm), framed in a passe-partout (75.5 x 58 cm).
ABC_46146: VISCONTI, Giammartino Arconati. - Diario di un viaggio in Arabia Petrea (1865).Including: Atlante per servire al Diario di un viaggio in Arabia Petrea.Torino, Vincenzo Bona, 1872. 2 volumes. Royal 4to (31 x 27 cm). With 2 title-pages printed in red and black, each with the author's wood-engraved decorated GAV-monogram and motto; vol. 1 with 2 folding lithographed maps (1 printed in black, brown and blue, with the route coloured by hand in red, of the Sinai Peninsula; the other in black and white, of the city of Petra); 40 mounted albumen prints after paintings by Emile Pierre Metzmacher (mainly 11.5 x 16 cm), individually mounted with letterpress captions on the mount; and 2 engraved plates; vol. 2 with 6 numbered engraved plates of molluscs and insects. The Diario in the original publisher's maroon cloth with the author's crowned monogram gold--blocked on the front board and spine. The Atlante in the original publisher's blue cloth, with the author's crowned monogram and the title gold-blocked on the front board. Both volumes with gilt edges, orange endpapers and with tissue guard leaves tipped in, protecting the albumen prints and engraved plates.
L4OBDGT3RAY7: VISSCHER, Claes Jansz. [and Simon FRISIUS]. - t' Arminiaens testament.[Amsterdam, Claes Jansz. Visscher, 1618]. Large 1mo broadsheet (66.5 x 46.5 cm), with engraved illustration (53 x 45.5 cm) at the head (with Visscher's name in the plate at lower right) and a letterpress verse text below.
L4NG212P13X9: VISSCHER, Claes Jansz. - Hendrick Danielsz Slatius, gewesene predicant tot Bleijswyck, naert 'tleven afgebeelt den 12 maert 1623.[Amsterdam, Claes Jansz. Visscher, 1623]. Engraved illustration (22 x 12.5 cm), with an engraved title in Dutch at the head and Visscher's name at the foot, and with two letterpress poems in French on the left signed "A. Lancel."(measuring 24.5 x 25 in tital). Mounted on a larger blank leaf (36 x 41 cm).
L4NFK9NJAJI0: VISSCHER, Claes Jansz. - Cort verhael ende afbeeldinghe der justitie, geschiet den 5. mey 1623. in 'sGravenhaghe.Amsterdam, Claes Jansz. Visscher, 1623. Engraved illustration (26.5 x 14.5 cm), giving four circular portraits and 10 separate scenes, flanked by a letterpress description in Dutch.
L42H1275IU7V: VISSCHER, Claes Jansz. - Justitie over enige Arminiaensche verraders, geschiet in s'Gravenhaech.[Amsterdam, Claes Jansz. Visscher, 1623]. Engraved print (26.5 x 32 cm) mounted on a large sheet of 18th-century(?) laid paper (50.5 x 33 cm), with manuscript text in three columns with the title: Cort verhaal ende waerachtige afbeeldinge der justitie geschiet in s'Gravenhage, over seeker, conspirateurs, diens conspiratie deur Gods voorsienigheid ontdekt is den 6e. February 1623.
ABC_45672: VISSCHER II, Claes Jansz. - Treves endt.[Amsterdam], Claes Jansz. Visscher II, [1621]. Oblong 1mo (full-sheet) broadside (26.5 x 36.5 cm). With an etched plate (17 x 36 cm), with 20 verses (6 lines each) printed letterpress below in 5 columns. Divided into two parts (upper part with pictorial image 17.5 x 36.5 cm; lower part with text 9 x 36.5 cm) and mounted on a paperboard support.
89FG86W528LR: VISSCHER, Roemer. - Zinne-poppen; alle verciert met rijmen, en sommighe met proze: door zijn dochter Anna Roemers.Amsterdam, Johannes van Ravesteyn, 1669. 12mo. With engraved emblematic title-page, an emblem on the back of A5, and 193 engraved emblems by Claes Jansz. Visscher, in text. With 2 engraved emblems pasted on first blanks (including a repeat of the emblem on A5). Contemporary vellum, green ties.
74MG4AQU5D8M: VISSCHER, Roemer. - Zinne-poppen; alle verciert met rijmen, en sommighe met proze: door zijn dochter Anne Roemers.Amsterdam, Sander Wybrantz. and Andries Vink, 1678. With engraved title-page, an engraved emblem on the back of A5, and 193 engraved emblems by Claes Jansz. Visscher.With: (2) VISSCHER, Roemer. Brabbelingh... By hem selven oversien, en meer als de helft vermeerdert.Amsterdam, Johannes van Ravesteyn, 1669. 2 works in 1 volume. 12mo. Contemporary vellum.
ABC_46353: VISSER, Willem Abrahams. - [Drawing book by an apprentice silversmith].Emden, 1755-1759. 4to. Drawings on paper, some in red chalk and others in black ink with washes, some sketches of e.g. flowers in pencil on the verso of the leaves. Contemporary vellum, leather ties.
18857: VIVIERS, Emmanuel de. - Recueil des memoires curieux. Tirez des Journaux Historiques de 1719. 1723. 1724. & 1725.Paris, Etienne Ganeau, "MDXXV" [=1725]. 12mo. With woodcut vignette on title-page, a woodcut headpiece and a decorated woodcut initial. Contemporary brown calf, gold-tooled spine.
23479: [VLIEGER, Simon de]. - [Hilly and wooded landscape with a bridge over a stream in the foreground].[The Netherlands?, ca. 1620/40]. 43 x 56 cm. Landscape drawing in black chalk(?) and white chalk on paper. Under glass in a black and gold wooden frame.
LC4D1MQ3QGJ6: [VOC - COLONIAL TRADE]. - [Drop-title:] Generale carga, ofte lading van twee- en-twintig Oost-Indische retour scheepen; te weeten, Valkenisse, Steenhoven; … van Batavia; ... van Ceylon, voor de Kamer Amsterdam, ... Delft; ... Rotterdam; ... Hoorn en Enkhuyzen, ... zynde de Bataviase schepen, op den eersten December 1720 vertrokken, en die van Ceylon op den 15 November 1720, en alle behouden in de havenen dezer landen gearriveert.Amsterdam, Jacobus van Egmond, [1721.]. 1 leaf (21 x 8 cm). Text printed on both sides, each in a border built up from typographic ornaments.With: (2) Prys-courant. Van de koopmanschappen, verkogt door de bewindhebberen van de generale Nederlandsche Oost-Indische Compagnie, in de respectieve kameren, en ten dage als volgt: …Amsterdam, Nicolaas Byl, 25 May 1781. 1 leaf (20.5 x 8 cm). Text printed on one side. (3) Prys-courant der ruwe suikers. Amsterdam, printed for A.E. de Wit & sons, 1853. 1 leaf (17.5 x 8 cm). Text printed on one side.
L73F2JRXUYKA: [VOC - SHIPWRECK & PIRACY]. - Twee-rampspoedige zee-reyzen, den enen ... met een Fransch Oost Indiesch Compagnie-schip, genaamt Le Prince, ... Den anderen, met het Hollandsche Oost-Indische Compagnie schip, genaamt Rustenwerk, ...Amsterdam, Bernardus Mourik, [1752 or soon after]. 4to. With 2 etched plates, the publisher's woodcut BM cypher monogram on the title-page, a woodcut tailpiece and 2 woodcut decorated initials. Boards covered with modern pink decorated paperl.
K3KBSWH101PT: [VOC - MISSIVE]. - Missive van bewinthebberen van de Oost-Indische Compagnie, in dato den 21. april 1742., vervattende de poincten die zullen konnen dienen tot redres in de administratie en beheeringe van de zaecken van de Oost-Indische Compagnie, &c; relatyf tot de Staeten Notulen van den 2. Augustus 1742.[The Hague, 1742]. Folio (30.5 x 19.5 cm). Disbound.
JAVD19JLBZPK: [VOC - CHARTER]. - Octroy, by de hoog mog. heeren Staaten Generaal der Vereenigde Nederlanden verleend aan de Oostindische Compagnie. In dato den 20 maart 1602. mitsgaders reglement, limitatie, ampliatie en continuatien van het voorschreeve octroy, tot den jaare 1700 incluys. … En nog prolongatie en publicatie voor den tyd van twintig jaaren, en sulks tot den jaare 1774 incluys.The Hague, Jacobus Scheltus, 1748[-1755?]. 4to. Later half vellum.
G47AIOT8Y8FP: [VOC - WIC]. - Nederlandsche reizen, tot bevordering van den koophandel, na de meest afgelegene gewesten des aardkloots. ... Met plaaten. Eerste[-veertiende of laatste] deel.Amsterdam, Peterus Conradi; Harlingen, W. van der Plaats, 1784-1787. 14 volumes bound as 6. 8vo. With 2 engraved folding maps, 1 engraved folding city plan and 61 engraved plates (56 folding) including many topographic views. Uniform half tree calf (ca. 1820?), gold-tooled spines.
E51BW3BBNOWB: [VOC - SHIPWRECK & PIRACY]. - Twee-rampspoedige zee-reyzen, den enen ... met een Fransch Oost Indiesch Compagnie-schip, genaamt Le Prince, ... Den anderen, met het Hollandsche Oost-Indische Compagnie schip, genaamt Rustenwerk, ...Amsterdam, Bernardus Mourik, [1752 or soon after]. 4to. With 2 etched plates. Disbound.
ABC_47382: [VOC]. - Klaer vertooch van de schadelijcke directie der bewinthebberen der Vereenichde Oost-Indische Compaignie in vier jaren, nae dat het accoort met d'Engelsche Compaignie gemaeckt is gheweest.Rees (?), Pieter Gerritsz., 1624. 4to. Wrappers.
ABC_46101: [VOC]. THOU, Jacques Auguste du. - Continuatie van klaghte van den ambassadeur van Vranckryck, ende hoe het daer mede gelegen is, volgens de respectieve advijsen van de admiraliteyt, ende van de bewinthebbers van de Oost-Indische Compagnie.[Copy imprint:] “Naer de Copye, 1660.” [1660 or shortly after]. 4to. With Du Thou’s complaint/request in the original French, a Dutch reaction from the admiralty and the VOC’s request to the States General to reject Du Thou’s request. Set in roman and textura types. Modern brown wrappers with a printed label on the front wrapper.
ABC_46097: [VOC & WIC - TAXATION]. - Consideratien tot wederlegginge van de voorstellingen door de Heer Mr. Nicolaes Muys van Holy, opgestelt in zyne Memorie. Om de Negotie van Oost en West Indische actien te beswaren met een impost, ende in zyn nader geschrift van oplossinge van de difficulteiten, die hy segt bye enige gemaakt te zyn, tegens de selve memorie.[1687]. 4to. With a woodcut initial. 19th-century brown paper wrappers.
ABC_46088: [VOC]. - Artyckel-brief van de Geoctroyeerde Nederlandtsche Oost-Indische Compagnie, by de Hoogh-Mogende Heeren Staten Generael der Vereenighde Nederlanden, den derden September 1672. gearresteert.The Hague, Jacobus Scheltus, 1676. Small folio. With the printer’s device of Scheltus on the title-page and 3 engraved historiated initials. Contemporary limp vellum.
ABC_45923: [VOC - MIDDELGEEST, Simon van]. - Den vervaerlijcken Oost-Indischen eclipsis vertoont aende Vereenichde Provincien door de participanten van d' Oost-Indische Compagnie. Met een oodtmoedich beklach aen de hoogh moghende heeren Staten: over de groote abuysen ende disordren deser Compagnie, mits de groote swaricheden die uyt dese te verwachten staen.[1625]. Small 4to. With a small woodcut on the title-page. Modern half red faux snake-skin, new endpapers and paste-downs.
ABC_45921: [VOC & WIC]. - Ooghen-salve tot verlichtinghe, van alle participanten, so vande Oost, ende West-Indische Compaignien, mitsgaders verscheyden notabele consideratien, aengaande de Vereeninghe van de Oost- ende-[!] West-Indische Compaignien, met malkanderen. The Hague, “Lieven de Lange” [Ludolph Breeckevelt?], April 1644. Small 4to. With a woodcut factotum opening the text and a square decoration built up from typographic acorns and ornaments on the title-page. Modern half red faux snakeskin.
ABC_47378: [VOC - WIC - MERGER]. - Twee deductien, aen-gaende de vereeninge van d'Oost ende West-Indische Compagnien, aen de … Heeren Staten van Hollandt ende West-Vrieslandt, vande West-Indische Compagnie, over-gelevert.The Hague, Jan Veely, 1644 Small 4to. With a woodcut on the title-page showing a Dutch ship in full sail. Reddish-brown wove paper back wrapper (ca. 1900?).
ABC_45663: [VOC - TEA]. Herman de HOOGH. - Proef, taxatie en prys lyst der theën, dewelke verkogt en opgehouden zyn by d'Oostyndi Compagnie kamer Hoorn op den 12. Octo. 1790, aangebragt van China per 't schip Blitterswyk.Amsterdam, 1790. Folio (37.5 x 24 cm). Manuscript in brown ink on paper. Single sheet.
ABC_45613: [VOC - CHARTER]. - Octroy bij haar Mogende verleend aan de Oostindische Compagnie dezer landen op ’t Regt van de Successien Ab intestato in Oost Indien, en op de reyse gints en herrewaarts in dato 10e Januarij 1661.[Amsterdam], [Johannes Allart], [1661?]. Folio. Disbound, folded.
ABC_45371: [VOC - WIC SHARES FRAUD]. - Relaes en contradictie op de motiven, om het koopen en verkoopen van Oost- en West-Indische actien, die niet getransporteert werden, ende optie partyen te beswaeren met eeen impost by de Heer Nicolaes Muys van Holy, advocaet tot Amsterdam, onwetende voorgestelt, en daer en boven getoont waer in waerlyyk Hollants intrest en welvaren bestaende is.[Amsterdam or Rotterdam?, 1687]. 4to. Later decorated paper wrappers.
ABC_45580: [VODDIGEL, Jan Simon & Ferdinand Karl KLIMSCH]. - [Album von Wiesbaden].Wiesbaden, C.W. Kreidel, [1852]. Small oblong folio (30 x 23 cm). Suite of 10 steel-engraved views, all finely hand-coloured and highlighted with gum arabic, tipped onto thick brown leaves with printed decorative borders and captions. Contemporary decorated red cloth, gold-tooled spine, new endpapers.
ABC_46529: VOGÜÉ, Melchior de. - Syrie centrale. Inscriptions sémitiques publiées avec traduction et commentaire.Paris, J. Baudry, 1868. Folio With 16 plates reproducing inscriptions, plates 1-4, 6, 7, 12, 14 and 15 are engravings and plates 5, 8-11, 13 and 16 are lithographs. All are after drawings by Melchior de Vogüé and all except no. 12 were engraved or lithographed by E. Roussaux and printed by J. Grandjean in Paris. Plate no. 12 was engraved by L. Dardel and printed by Lamoureux in Paris. With additional illustrations in the text and parts of the text in Hebrew, Arabic, and Greek type. Modern half calf, marbled boards, silver lettering on spine.
ABC_45670: [VONDEL, Joost van den]. - Medaellie voor de Gommariste kettermeester en inquisiteur te Dordrecht.[1630]. Broadside (33 x 20.5 cm). Mounted on paperboard support.
8AAGIC8AZ3AR: VOSSIUS, Gerardus Joannes. - De quatuor artibus popularibus, grammatistice, gymnastice, musice, & graphice, liber.Amsterdam, Johannes Blaeu, 1650. Small 4to. With Blaeu’s woodcut device on the title-page, 3 woodcut decorated initials. Later blue paper wrappers, title label pasted on spine.
L289NG0VRZYP: [VOU, Johannes de and Romeyn de HOOGHE]. - Caart van de stad Rotterdam, en gezigt langs de Maas, benevens de afbeeldingen van de voornaamste publique gebouwen.[Rotterdam, ca. 1791]. With letterpress title-page printed in red, engraved strips to be mounted above the map (together 25 x 164 cm), with the Rotterdam coat of arms flanked by six coats of arms of Burgomasters and other city officials and 10 smaller coats of arms of the "Stadsheerlijkheden"; a large engraved map of Rotterdam (108 x 120 cm); a large engraved panoramic view of Rotterdam (24.5 x 226.5 cm); and 13 engraved views of major buildings in the city (each 17.5 x 24 cm).With:(2) Namen en wapens der edelen groot achtbaren heeren raden in de vroedschap der stad Rotterdam, nevens het jaar waar in hun edelen groot achtbaren zyn aangesteld.With letterpress title-page printed in red and 130 engraved coats of arms of members of the Rotterdam vroedschap from 1694 to 1791 (each ca. 11.5 x 8.5 cm).(3) Pensionarissen der stadt Rotterdam. ... Secretarissen der stadt Rotterdam.With 38 original paintings in coloured gouaches of coats of arms of 13 pensionaries (appointed 1672-1788) and 25 Secretaries (appointed 1669-1788) of Rotterdam.[Rotterdam, 1791? (most plates engraved 1694)]. 3 parts in 1 volume. Royal double folio (1mo) (57 x 43.5 cm). All engravings hand-coloured by the publisher with gouaches and gold. Contemporary gold-tooled vellum, with the Rotterdam coat of arms on both boards.
ABC_46571: [VOULTON, Monsieur de?]. - Verdadeira, e exacta noticia dos progressos de Thamas Kouli Khan Schach da Persia no imperio do Gram Mogôr, escrita na lingua Persiana em Delhy em 21. de Abril de 1739. e mandada a Roma por Mons. Voulton. Acrecentada com outras chegadas por varias partes, com hum mapa do thesouro do Gram Mogôr levado a Hispahan pelo mesmo Schach. Dadas á luz na lingua Portugueza.Lisbon, Antonio Correa Lemos, 1740. 4to (19.5 x 14 cm). With woodcut decorations. Modern half red goatskin morocco.
J2OC9AHFE1AW: VRIES, Hugo de and Daniel Trembly MACDOUGAL (editor). - Species and varieties. Their origin by mutation.Chicago, Open Court publishing company; London, Kegan Paul, Trench, Trübner and co., 1905. Large 8vo (22 x 14 cm). Later red cloth, with the original backstrip laid down.
F6JDRNMFQHCT: VRIES, Klaas de. - Schat-kamer ofte konst der stuur-lieden; … tweeden druk verbetert … en vermeerdert … Amsterdam, Joannes Loots, "171 " (changed to "1707" by stamping with printing types). With woodcut illustration of a ship's pilot with a plumb line and navigational instruments by Adriaan Le Duc (1693-1729) on title-page, 4 engraved plates (3 folding and 1 full-page). Further with many woodcut illustrations (mostly diagrams), and letterpress tables of tides and solar and lunar positions.Including: (2) SCHOOTEN, Frans van, and Adriaen VLACQ. De tafelen der sinuum, tangentium, en secantium, ofte der hoekmaten, raaklynen en snylynen, ... achter de selve de logarithmi ...Amsterdam, Joannes Loots, 1707. With letterpress tables of logarithms and trigonometric functions. 2 parts in 1 volume. 8vo. Modern brown goatskin morocco.
ABC_45884: VRIES, Klaas de; Evert FLORYN (ed.); S. HOLLANDER (rev.). - Schat-kamer of kunst der stuurlieden, inhoudende: een duidelyke onderwysinge in de navigatie, aangaande het gene de stuurlieden noodwendig behooren te weten.Amsterdam, widow of Gerard Hulst van Keulen, 1812. With 4 folding plates (1 of a compass and the other 3 on drawing "flat" maps and maps with an enlarged latitude), many mathematical and geographical woodcuts in the text, some tables in the text.With: (2) FLORYN, Evert. Tafelen, bevattende de sinussen, tangenten en secanten, van minuut tot minuut voor ieder boog van het quadrant, in hunne natuurlyke getallen, op een' radius van 10.000.000, ... als mede de logarithmen der gewoone getallen, in hunne natuurlyke orde van opvolging, van 1 tot 10.000.Amsterdam, widow of Gerard Hulst van Keulen, 1815. The whole work consisting of tables and with some woodcut tailpieces.With: (3) Geographische tafel behelzende de graden der breedte op poolshoogte en lengte of middag-cirkel van de meest bekende steden, rivieren, kapen, baayen. ...Amsterdam, widow of Gerard Hulst van Keulen, 1812.3 works in 1 volume, the first in 2 parts. Large 8vo. Contemporary goatskin parchment over stiff boards, blue sprinkled edges.
A13FSPCDMSG7: VRIES, Klaas de. - Schat-kamer ofte konst der stier-lieden, …Amsterdam, Joannes Loots, 1702. With woodcut illustration of a ship's pilot with a plumb line and navigational instruments by Adriaan Le Duc (1693-1729) on title-page, 4 engraved plates (3 folding and 1 full-page). Further with many woodcut illustrations (mostly diagrams), and letterpress tables of tides and solar and lunar positions.Including: (2) VLACQ, Adriaen. De Tafelen der sinuum, tangentium en secantium, ofte der hoekmaten, raaklynen en snylynen. Amsterdam, Joannes Loots, 1702. Primarily with letterpress tables of logarithms and trigonometric functions, the present copy lacking those for logarithms. 2 parts in 1 volume. 8vo. Contemporary vellum.
L4GEMALL109T: VRIESE, Willem Hendrik. - Hortus Spaarn-Bergensis. Enumeratio stirpium quas, in villa Spaarn-Berg prope Harlemum, alit Adr. van der Hoop.Amsterdam, Johannes Müller (back of title-page: printed by C.A. Spin), 1839. 8vo. With 2 double-page chromolithographed plates. Original publisher's stiff printed wrappers.
ABC_46451: VRIESE, Willem Hendrik de. - De medecijn-hof. Beschrijving der voornaamste geneesrijke gewassen, vermeld in de "Nederlandsche apotheek." Een zakboekje voor de leerlingen in de pharmacie en geneeskunst, bij 't bezoeken van den kruidtuin.Leiden, J. Hazenberg, 1852. 8vo. Half red morocco, title in gold on spine.
K9ECML3VUA3U: VRIJDAG ZIJNEN, Theodoor Daniel. - De in den handel voorkomende kina-basten, pharmacologisch behandeld en toegepast op de soorten welke in de Pharmacopoea Belgica vermeld zijn.Rotterdam, P.H. van den Heuvell (back of half-title: The Hague, A.D. Schinkel), 1835. 8vo. Contemporary half calf.
EBCEBNTH4G5B: WAD, Gregers. - Fossilia Aegyptiaca Musei Borgiani Velitris. Velletri, 1794. 4to. Contemporary boards.
I339LW9JRCQJ: [WAFA]. WELSCH (VELSCHIUS), Georg Hieronymus (ed.). - Commentarius in Ruzname naurus sive tabulae aequinoctiales novi Persarum & Turcarum anni. Nunc prima editae...Augsburg, Theophilius Goeblius (Gottlieb Goebel) and Joannis Schönigkius, 1676. 4to. With engraved frontispiece and 22 engraved plates by Melchior Haffner. Contemporary calf.
ABC_47389: WAGENAAR, Jan. - Vaderlandsche historie, vervattende de geschiedenissen der nu Vereenigde Nederlanden, inzonderheid die van Holland, van de vroegste tyden af. Uit de geloofwaardigste schryvers en egte gedenkstukken samengesteld. Met konstplaaten en kaarten opgehelderd.Amsterdam, Isaak Tirion, 1752-1759. 21 volumes. 8vo. With an engraved frontispiece, 6 large folding maps, 41 folding engraved plates, mainly designed and engraved by S. Fokke and 82 engraved portraits, mainly drawn by A. Schouman after original paintings by other artists and engraved by J. Houbraken. Contemporary, uniform gold-tooled vellum by the so-called Parrot Bindery in Utrecht (except that vols. 19-21 differ slightly). Possibly a prize binding for the Latin school in Amersfoort.
66PAN13MAV59: WAGNER, Johann Ludwig. - Mémoires de M. Wagner, sur la Russie, la Sibérie et le royaume de Cassan.Bern, Emanuel Haller, 1790. 8vo. With an engraved portrait of the author and 2 engraved plates. Contemporary boards covered with sprinkled paper, paper title label on spine.
V3389: WAHLENBERG, Georg. - Flora Upsaliensis enumerans plantas circa Upsaliam sponte crescentes. Enchiridion excursionibus studiosorum Upsaliensium accommodatum.Uppsala, Academy Typographorum, 1820. 8vo. With a folding engraved map (29 x 39 cm) and its accompanying letterpress leaf (with the book's corrigenda on the reverse). 19th-century half tanned sheepskin, gold-tooled spine.
C23DVI01U79O: [WALBEECK, Johan van]. - Journael van de Nassausche vloot, ofte beschrijvingh van de voyagie om den gantschen aert-kloot, gedaen met elf schepen.Amsterdam, Joost Hartgertsz., 1648. 4to. With half-page woodcut with two ships on the title-page and a large double-page engraved plate. 18th-century marbled wrappers.
K8EC5DDV9IXJ: WALBEEK, Willem. - Livre d'ecrire ... a l'ecole de Monsieur Hermanus vander Laan ...Haarlem, 30 October 1749-13 January 1750. Folio (31 x 20 cm). Manuscript calligraphic copy-book with Dutch texts (except for the French title-page and colophon), written in black ink on laid paper, with a calligraphic title-page followed by 43 pages of calligraphic examples on 23 leaves. An additional loosely inserted leaf has one additional full-page example, also by Walbeek. Contemporary decorated paper wrappers (block-printed flower pattern with a dotted background).
EBD9HN01U79O: [WALDENSIANS]. - Recit de ce qu'il y a de plus considerable aux affaires des eglises reformées des vallées de Piedmont, depuis les massacres de l'année 1655. [Amsterdam, Abraham Wolfgang(?), after 1663]. 4to. Contemporary wrappers.
19654: WALDORP, Jan Gerard. - [Design for the frontispiece of Betje Wolff's Proeve over de opvoeding].[Amsterdam, 1779]. Drawing in black ink with grey watercolour washes (14 x 9 cm) on laid paper, tipped onto a larger leaf (30 x 21.5 cm).
CCKFNAXVUPZ7: WALKER, George and William BOYS. - Testacea minuta rariora, nuperrime detecta in arena littoris Sandvicensis; ... | A collection of the minute and rare shells lately discovered in the sand of the sea shore near Sandwich.London, J. March, [1784]. 4to. With 3 engraved plates depicting 90 species of shells. Later purple, gold-tooled half morocco.
K7A9BZGSOC28: WALLERIUS, Johan Gottschalk (praeses) and Gustaf Adolf GYLLENBORG. - Agriculturae fundamenta chemica, Åkerbrukets chemiska grunder, ...Uppsala, 1761. 4to. Contemporary stiff paper wrappers.
I45AK9DJP9W4: WALLIN, Georg August (Yrjö Aukusti). - Första Resa fran Cairo till Arabiska Öknen i April 1845. Fragment. ... Med en karta.Helsinki, (S. Baranovskij for) J. Simelius, 1853. 8vo. With lithographed map at the end; printed music for a Bedouin melody in the text. Green half calf, contemporary marbled boards, title in gold on rebacked spine.
22360: WARIUS, Pieter. - Nieuwe verklaring over de proportionaal passer, waar in aangewesen word, hoe dezelve is te tekenen, en hoe tafeltjes daar toe dienende konnen werden berekent, vervolgens der zelver veelvuldig en nuttig gebruyk, zoo in de tel- als meetkonst; ...Amsterdam, Joannes Loots, 1708. 4to. With a large folding engraved plate illustrating the scales on the sector and 12 smaller folding engraved plates showcasing several of the calculations. Contemporary calf, gold-tooled spine.
ABC_46250: WARKWORTH, Lord (Henry Algernon George PERCY, Earl Percy). - Notes from a dairy in Asiatic Turkey.London, Edward Arnold publisher to the India Office, 1898. Large 8vo (ca. 24 x 18 cm). With one large folding map of Turkey (ca. 55 x 24 cm), printed in black and red, and 32 plates with half-tone reproductions of photographs. Green buckram with gold-blocked decorations on the front board.
K88EC2UIHME4: WARREN, John. - The conchologist.Boston, Russell, Odiorne & Metcalf, 1834. Small 4to. With a lithographed frontispiece showing 2 shells and XVI numbered lithographed plates of shells and related items showing 71 figures. Modern (21st-century?) green calf.
I45B655I4HN8: [WASF AL-RUSUL]. - [Kitab Wasf al-Rusul wa al-Imama].[Near East, ca. 1820?] Small folio (ca. 21 x 30 cm). Arabic manuscript in a naskh script, written in black ink on paper, with headings, key words and short passages in red, ruled in red throughout (often in complex patterns to form tables and geometric shapes) and with a diagrammatic human body also in red, 2 leaves with circular diagrams, some ruled leaves blank (text never completed). Contemporary limp leather.
K1TEA4WEA6ZR: [WATER MANAGEMENT]. - [Collection of 27 Dutch works on water management, 1772-1895].
8BTEX9MFQHCT: [WATER, Jona Willem te]. - Bibliotheca te Waterana, sive catalogus librorum selectorum, ... Que omnia per septuaginta circiter annos collegit vir celeberrimus Jona Guilielmus te Water, ...Leiden, Samuel and Johannes Luchtmans, 1823. 2 parts in 1 volume. 8vo. Later dark red half cloth.
ABC_46897: [WATERCOLOUR - BRAZIL]. - [Watercolour view of a port city in Brazil].[ca. 1830]. Watercolour on paper (ca. 16 x 25 cm).
ABC_47331: [WATERCOLOUR - ORNITHOLOGY]. [HUET, Nicolas]. - [Alouette kolly & Alouette mirafre (= plate 305 from Temminck's Nouveau recueil de planches coloriées d'oiseaux...)].[France], [before 1828].
ABC_47512: [WATERMARK - ELEPHANT]. - [A blank half-sheet of paper of the size called "Elephant"].[France?, used in the Netherlands?], [ca. 1650]. Elephant folio leaf (35 x 52 cm). With a large (87 x 162 mm) elephant watermark.
ABC_46499: WAVELL, Arthur John Byng. - A modern pilgrim in Mecca and a siege in Sanaa.London, Constable & Company ltd., 1913. 8vo. With a photo of the author as a frontispiece, 6 plates and 1 folding map of the Arabian Peninsula. Blue cloth with gold lettering on front cover and spine, and blind-tooling on front cover.
19623: [WEAVING]. - Schnürungsbuch. “Vaals-Aachen” [on the Dutch-German border], Höhere technische Schule für Tuchfabrikation, [ca. 1900]. Oblong folio (24 x 32 cm). Manuscript in German, written in black ink in a neat and legible Latin hand on paperboard leaves, comprising short instructional texts and about 2000 colour-coded weaving patterns and small samples of woven cloth mounted on both sides of the leaves. Contemporary beige half cloth.
K88C90ADMK5J: WEINKAUFF, Heinrich Conrad. - Die Conchylien des Mittelmeeres, ihre geographische und geologische Verbreitung.Cassel, Theodor Fischer, 1867-1868. 2 volumes bound as 1. Large 8vo. Contemporary half cloth, marbled sides, title in gold on spine, red painted edges, red endpapers.
KCBBX41FGQSN: WEITZEL, August Wilhelm Philip. - Batavia in 1858. Of schetsen en beelden uit de hoofdstad van Neêrlandsch Indië.Gorinchem, J. Noorduijn & son, 1860. 8vo. With a lithographed map as frontispiece and a lithographed title-page with a small harbour view. Contemporary half sheepskin.
S2859: WELD, Isaac. - Voyage au Canada, dans les années 1795, 1796 et 1797; ... et enrichi d'une carte générale du pays, et de onze planches offrant les points de vue les plus remarquables, et notamment le fameux Saut de Niagara. Tome premier[-troisième].Paris, Gérard (printed by Munier), An XI [1802/1803]. 3 volumes. 8vo. With 11 engraved plates and a loosely inserted folding engraved map. Contemporary uniform tree calf, gold-tooled.
I95FN4V8Y96B: [WELLCOME HISTORICAL MEDICAL LIBRARY]. - A catalogue of printed books in the Wellcome Historical Medical Library.London, the Wellcome Historical Medical Library, 1962-1976. 3 volumes (of 5). Original publisher's dark blue cloth (29.5 x 21 cm).
L8T8KHT16YIR: WELLHAUSEN, Julius (Margaret Graham WEIR, translator). - The Arab kingdom and its fall.Calcutta, University of Calcutta (printed by Bhupendra Lal Banerji), 1927. 8vo. Modern cloth.
3992: WELPER, Eberhard the elder. - Gnomonica, oder gründlicher Unterricht und Beschreibung, Wie man allerhand Sonnen-Uhren auf ebenen Orten künstlich aufreissen und leichlich verfertigen soll &c. Zum andermal aufgeleget und mit nutzlichen Anmerkungen, wie auch dem andern Theil, vermehret, durch einen Liebhaber der Mathematischen Wissenschaften [= Johann Christoph Sturm].Nuremberg, Paulus Fürstens, printed by Christoph Gerhard, 1672. 2 volumes bound as 1. 4to. With a finely engraved frontispiece (an architectural gate with a wide variety of sundials and other astronomical instruments), 16 engraved plates (1 folding) in the first part (that for p. 48 repeated - at the end of vol. 2 - in accordance with the instructions to the binder), and numerous mathematical illustrations and figures on 13 folding engraved plates lettered A-N in the second part. Contemporary parchment.
S959: WENZEL, Gottfried Immanuel. - Neue auf Vernunft und Erfahrung gegründete Entdeckungen über die Sprache der Thiere.Vienna, Anton Doll, 1800. 8vo. With an engraved frontispiece. Contemporary boards, richly gold-tooled spine.
A5SGYA01U79O: WERNDLY, George Henrik. - Maleische spraakkunst, uit de eigen schriften der Maleieres opgemaakt; met eene voorreden, behelzende eene inleiding tot dit werk, en een dubbeld aanhangsel van twee Boekzalen van boeken, in deze tale zo van Europeërs, als van Maleiers geschreven.Amsterdam, printed for the VOC (Dutch East Indian Company) by R. & G. Wetstein, 1736. 8vo. With the VOC's ship device on title-page, woodcut initials and tailpieces. Contemporary vellum with manuscript spine-title.
C9FAJXI3XBY9: WESTENBERG, George Pieter. - Woody landscap with a road and huts.[Haarlem?, after 1838]. 18 x 23,5 cm. Pen and brown ink and black wash, mounted on cardboard. Signed "G.P. Westenberg. f" in the lower left.
ABC_47062: WETHERELL, James (William HADFIELD, ed.). - Brazil. Stray notes from Bahia, being extracts from letters, &c., during a residence of fifteen years.Liverpool, Webb and Hunt (back of the title-page: Birkenhead, printed at the "Birkenhead Advertiser" Office), 1860. 8vo. With a wood-engraved frontispiece and a lithographed plate of music.Original blind-tooled blue publisher's cloth.
ABC_45605: WEYERMAN, Jacob Campo. - De levens-beschryvingen der Nederlandsche konst-schilders en konst-schilderessen, met een uytbreyding over de schilder-konst der ouden.The Hague, widow of E. Boucquet, H. Scheurleer, F. Boucquet, J. de Jongh, 1729 (vols. 1-3); Dordrecht, Ab Blussé & son, 1769 (vol. 4). 4 volumes. 4to. With an engraved frontispiece, title-pages in red and black and with engraved vignettes, a folding portrait of Willem Karel Hendrik Friso (1711-1751), Prince of Orange and from 1747 hereditary Stadtholder Willem IV, a portrait of the author, 40 engraved plates by Houbraken with multiple portraits of artists on each plate, 1 plate with a night scene, 1 mezzotint and 118 engraved vignettes. Contemporary blind-tooled vellum with manuscript titles on spines. Sprinkled edges.
ABC_47129: [WHALING - WATERCOLOUR]. - [A Dutch whaling scene].[ca. 1801?]. Illustration 29 x 39 cm; frame 44 x 53 cm. Pen, ink and watercolour whaling scene with a coloured border, on laid paper, mounted on paperboard. Framed.
7A4G0405PBEJ: [WHALING]. - Seylen in 't ys, en soeken na de walvis. | La navigation dans la glace, et chercher du baleine.| Il veleggiare nel ghiaccio, & cercare del baleno. | Das Seeglen ins Eiß, und suchen des Wallfisches.Augsburg, Georg Balthasar Probst, [ca. 1745]. Etched print (plate size: 31 x 42 cm) on watermarked laid paper (32 x 45 cm).
K3E9LKC5GXWM: WHIDBEY, Joseph. - An account of the sinking of the Dutch frigate Ambuscade, of 32 guns, near the Great Nore; with the mode used in recovering her… Communicated by the Right. Hon. Sir Joseph Banks, Bart. …[London, William Bulmer & Co], 1803. Large 4to (27.5 x 21.5 cm). With a folding engraved plate illustrating the account. Disbound.
KCAGNS7KM5LY: [WIBMER, Jean Baptiste Didier]. - Utopiaansch weekblad nos. 3-9 & 11-13.Amsterdam, A. Vink, [1820-1821]. 10 (of 14) parts, lacking parts 1, 2, 10 & 14, supplied in photocopy. 8vo. With a woodcut illustration as headpiece on the opening page of 9 of the 10 parts. Later green cloth.With: (2) [WIBMER, Jean-Baptiste Didier]. Utopiaansche courant no. 6Amsterdam, H. Moolenijzer, "Dageraad, den 44 Stoeborn A[nn]o. 5569" [= 1819]. Folio broadsheet (44 x 26.5 cm). With a woodcut illustration as headpiece. Folded and unbound.
M2HAPKP4XOLO: [WIC - SLAVE TRADE]. - Ample deductie, continerende de justificatie van het goet reght, de generale geoctroyeerde West-Indische Compagnie, deser Vereenigde Nederlanden competerende, tot den privativen handel op de goud-custe van Guinea. Op ende jegens de ongefondeerde praetensien en sustenuen van de churfurstelycke Brandenburgse Africaensche Compagnie.[The Netherlands, 1685]. Folio. Modern black cloth with gilt title on spine, marbled endpapers.
K5TAD1TQ3VW1: [WIC - DISCOURS]. - Kort discours, ofte naardere verklaringe van de onderstaende V. poincten, 1 aengaende de verlichtinghe die desen staat heeft ghenooten door de oprechtinghe en oorloghen van de West-Indische Compagnie. ...[The Netherlands], 1644. Small 4to (18.5 x 14 cm). Modern wrappers.
K5MCCM62BPJ1: [WIC - CONSIDERATIEN - SPAIN]. - Consideratien ende redenen der e. heeren bewind-hebberen vande geoctrojeerde West-Indische Compagnie ... nopende de teghenwoordighe deliberatie over den treves met den koning van Hispanjen. Mitsgaders conscientieuse bedenckinghen op dese vraghe, of men in goeder consientie magh treves maecken met den coningh van Spangjen. ... Noch de remonstrantie van zijne koninglijke majest. van Bohemen, ...Haarlem, Adriaen Roman, 1629. 4to. Modern red half leather.
ABC_46896: [WIC - BRAZIL - WILLIAM II PRINCE OF ORANGE - POLITICS]. - I. [= Eerste] conferentie van eenige Nederlandtsche heeren. Op den tegenwoordigen staet deser landen.Middelburg, Jan de Laet, 1650. Small 4to (19.5 x 15 cm). 20th-century half vellum.
ABC_47370: [WIC - CHARTER]. - Octroy, by de Hooghe Mogende Heeren Staten Generael, verleent aende West-Indische Compagnie in date den derden Junii 1621. Mette ampliatien van dien, ende het accoort tusschen de bewint-hebberen ende hooft-participanten ...The Hague, widow (Machteld Aelbrechtsdr. van Leuningen) and heirs of Hillebrant Jacobsz. van Wouw, printers to the States General, 1623. 4to. With a woodcut on the title-pagel. Half parchment (late 19th-century?).
ABC_47371: [WIC - CHARTER]. - Octroy, by de ... Staten Generael, verleent aen de West-Indische Compagnie, in date den twintighsten September sesthien hondert vier en tseventigh.The Hague, Jacobus Scheltus, printer to the States General, 1674. 4to. With a woodcut on the title-page. Sewn through 4 holes.
B32D19U6QRO5: [WIC - PORTUGAL]. - Consideratien op de cautie van Portugael.[Amsterdam?], [Johannes van Marel (pseudonym)?], 1647. Small 4to (20 x 15.5 cm). Later blue paper wrappers.
ABC_47381: [WIC - COPYE]. - Copye. van seker articulen beraemt inde vergaderinghe vande bewindthebberen, ende gecommitteerde der hooft-participanten vande West-Indische Compagnie, binnen Amsterdam.[Amsterdam?], 1623. Small 4to. Sewn through 2 holes in a modern (ca. 1900?) reddish-brown paper wrapper.
ABC_47377: [WIC - VOC - MERGER]. - Schaede die den staet der Vereenichde Nederlanden, en d’inghesetenen van dien, is aenstaende, by de versuymenisse van d'Oost en West-Indische negotie onder een octroy en societeyt te begrijpen.The Hague, Jan Vreely, 1644. Small 4to. Flexible boards.
ABC_46209: WICHERS, Jan Gerhard. - Publicatie. Wy Mr. Jan Gerhard Wichers. Generaal Majoor, in dienst van den Staat der Vereenigde Nederlanden, Gouverneur Generaal over de colonie Surinaame, rivieren en districten van dien mitsgaaders Collonel en Cheff der gezaamentlijke militie deezer landen, &c. &c. &c, en de raaden van politie en criminele justitie der voorz. colonie &c. &c.[Paramaribo, W. H. Poppelmann, 1786]. Broadsheet (50.5 x 36 cm). With the woodcut coat of arms of the Society of Suriname at the head.
1993: WICHERS, Wicher. - [Manuscript letter to Hans Hartwich, Capiteyn op s'landts oorlogschip Harderwijk]. The Hague, 29 July 1690. Small folio (31 x 20.5 cm). Manuscript letter in in 7 lines on one page, with the signatures of Wicher Wichers and François Fagel, followed by two blank pages, and the name of the addressee in manuscript on the fourth page with a seal.
H6PG9CBD3TJB: WICKEVOORT CROMMELIN, H.S.M. van. - Een herlevend volk: schets van de Japanners en hun land.Haarlem, H.D. Tjeenk Willink, 1895. 8vo. Original publisher's decorated green cloth.
ABC_46174: [WIJLICK, Joan van?]. - Den oprechten onvervalsten Deventersen waersegger. Vertoont in een t’ samen-spraek tusschen twee burgeren der stadt Deventer, namentlick: Jan Capelle, en Pont-Keersen Arent.Zwolle [or Amsterdam?], printed by “Anthony Korf-Uyle in de Rouserijck, naest 't Over-ysselsche Uylen-Nest” [Israël de Paull?], 1673. 4to. With a woodcut decoration on the title-page (triangular, with fruits and flowers). 19th-century decorated wrappers.
J768R5G4WDSO: WILBERFORCE, William. - Lettre a son excellence monseigneur le Prince de Talleyrand Périgord,... au sujet de la traite des negres.London, Schulze & Dean, 1814. Large 8vo. Contemporary half tanned sheepskin, gold-tooled spine.
K7G9D6WOJ2YF: WILHELM, Gottlieb Tobias. - Unterhaltungen aus der Naturgeschichte: Die Amphibien.Vienna, for the publishers ["auf Kosten des Herausgebers"], 1818. 8vo. With engraved title-page mounted on a separate leaf and 40 full-page folded-out plates with 70 figs. engraved by Jacob Schmuzer, alle colored by hand. Contemporary half calf.
E45GGM3MAUFM: WILLEM FREDERIK of Orange. - [Autograph letter, signed, to Frederica Louisa of Hesse-Darmstadt].Berlin, 2 October 1791. 4to (23 x 18.5 cm). Autograph letter in French, in ink on laid paper, signed and dated.
ABC_46119: [WILLEM V]. - [Collection of 32 broadsheets, historical prints and portraits concerning the Dutch Stadtholder Willem V and his wife Princess Wilhelmina of Pussia].[The Hague and elsewhere?, 1748-1806].
ABC_46087: [WILLEM IV - BROADSHEETS]. - [Collection of 66 rare broadsheets, most of them containing laudatory poems on the election of Willem Karel Hendrik Friso, Prince of Orange as Stadtholder, Admiral and Captain General William IV of the Dutch Republic of the Seven United Provinces in 1747, the “annus mirabilis”, plus 2 historical prints].[1747-1760]. Different sizes. Preserved in a paperboard portfolio.
L4NAWTFDX1JD: WILLEMSZ., Arent. - Bedevaart naar Jerusalem volbracht en beschreven in het jaar 1525.Haarlem, W. Küppers, 1884. 8vo. With a lithographed plate. Original publisher's cloth, gold-blocked spine.
KA2CMA0A64IT: [WILLIAM IV, Prince of Orange]. - Haga Comitis illustrata; of het verheelykt en verligt 's Gravenhage: bestaende in eene naeuwkeurige verzameling van ... afbeeldingen, der aldaer te zien en geillumineerd geweest zynde decoratien en zinnebeelden, benevens de verdere vreugde-bedryven en illuminatien, ter geleegenheid der allerheughelykste verkiezinge, proclamatie en installatie van ... Willem Carel Hendrik Friso.The Hague, Anthoni de Groot and sons, 1751. With title-page printed in red and black with woodcut arms of William IV, first page of the dedication printed in red and black (including a woodcut initial printed in red) with a large engraved armorial headpiece, 2 engravings in text, each showing the front and back of a medallion, and 116 engraved illustrations on 16 leaves.With: (2) Nette afbeelding en ampele beschryving der eere-poorten, opgerecht by de blyde te rug komst van …. Willem Karel Hendrik Friso … uyt Zeeland, en deszelfs intreede in 's Gravenhage, op den 6 juny 1747. The Hague, heirs of Anthoni de Groot, 1766. Title-page with the woodcut arms of William IV, and 37 numbered illustrations on 10 engraved plates. 2 works in 1 volume. 1mo (49 x 38 cm). Contemporary boards, spine lined with cloth.
K6QEWFNHGDNC: [WILLIAM IV, Prince of Orange]. - Haga Comitis illustrata; of het verheelykt en verligt 's Gravenhage: bestaende in eene naeuwkeurige verzameling van ... afbeeldingen, der aldaer te zien en geillumineerd geweest zynde decoratien en zinnebeelden, benevens de verdere vreugde-bedryven en illuminatien, ter geleegenheid der allerheughelykste verkiezinge, proclamatie en installatie van ... Willem Carel Hendrik Friso.The Hague, Anthoni de Groot and sons, 1751. With title-page printed in red and black with woodcut arms of William IV, first page of the dedication printed in red and black (including a woodcut initial printed in red) with a large engraved armorial headpiece, 2 engravings in text, each showing the front and back of a medallion, and 116 engraved illustrations on 16 leaves. Contemporary half calf.
K6QERIJQW2VM: [WILLIAM IV, Prince of Orange]. - Haga Comitis illustrata; of het verheelykt en verligt 's Gravenhage: bestaende in eene naeuwkeurige verzameling van ... afbeeldingen, der aldaer te zien en geillumineerd geweest zynde decoratien en zinnebeelden, benevens de verdere vreugde-bedryven en illuminatien, ter geleegenheid der allerheughelykste verkiezinge, proclamatie en installatie van ... Willem Carel Hendrik Friso.The Hague, Anthoni de Groot and sons, 1751. With title-page printed in red and black with woodcut arms of William IV, first page of the dedication printed in red and black (including a woodcut initial printed in red) with a large engraved armorial headpiece, 2 engravings in text, each showing the obverse and reverse of a medallion, and 116 engraved illustrations on 16 leaves.With: (2) Nette afbeelding en ampele beschryving der eere-poorten, opgerecht by de blyde te rug komst van …. Willem Karel Hendrik Friso … uyt Zeeland, en deszelfs intreede in 's Gravenhage, op den 6 Juny 1747.The Hague, heirs of Anthoni de Groot, 1766. Title-page with the woodcut arms of William IV, and 37 numbered illustrations on 10 engraved plates. 2 works in 1 volume. 1mo (49 x 38 cm). Contemporary half sheepskin parchment.
I4FB08HGNEIY: WILLIAM V of Orange. - Missive van zyn hoogheid [aan de heeren Staten Generaal der Vereenigde Nederlanden. 24 mey 1784].[The Hague?,] 1784.With:(2) WILLIAM V of Orange. Missive van zyne hoogheid met een detail van de reedenen en motiven waarom niet voor de resolutie van den 7 deezer een groot aantal troupes naar de frontieren had gezonden. Commiss. 25 mey 1784.[The Hague?,] 1784.(3) [FORTIFICATION]. Rapport van gecommiteerdens nopens den staat van 's lands frontieren, magazynen en arzenaalen. Overgenoomen. 23 july 1784.[The Hague?,] 1784.(4) [FORTIFICATION]. Resolutie op het rapport nopens den staat van 'slands frontieren, magazynen en arzenaalen. 26 november 1784.[The Hague?,] 1784.(5) [FORTIFICATION]. Bylaagen gehorende tot het rapport van gecommiteerden nopens den staat van 's lands frontieren, magazynen en arsenaalen, ter vergadering van hun edele groot mog. Overgenoomen den 23 july 1784. Overgenoomen. 23 july 1784.[The Hague?,] 1784. With 7 folding tables.(6) [FORTIFICATION]. Extract uit het register der resolutien van de hoog mogende heeren Staaten Generaal der Vereenigde Nederlanden. Jovis den 25 november 1784Including: Memorie van consideratien en elucidatien van den Raade van Staate …, op het rapport …, nopens den staat van 's lands frontieren, magazynen en arsenalen …[The Hague?,] 1784.6 publications in 1 volume. Folio. Contemporary half sheepskin, gold-tooled spine.
F9BD7TWT38YE: [WILLIAM IV of Orange]. MEIJER, Jan. - Billyke traanen, uitgestort op het overlyden van zyne doorluchtigste hoogheid Wilhem Carel Hendrik Friso.Amsterdam, Theodorus Crajenschot, 1751. 1mo broadside (53 x 39 cm). With an engraved mortuary vignette.With:(2) OMMERING, Adriaan van. Op het schielyk afsterven van zyne doorluchtige hoogheid Willem Carel Hendrik Friso.Amsterdam, Andries & Jacobus Stanhoffius, 1751. 1mo broadside (49 x 33 cm).(3) KLOEKHOF, Cornelis Albertus. Treurzang op het afsterven van syne doorlugtigste hoogheyd Willem Carel Hendrik Friso.Utrecht, Nicolaas van Vucht, 1751. 1mo broadside (52.5 x 39 cm).(4) Op het allersmartelykste en voor den lande allerdroevigst afsterven van zyne doorluchtige hoogheid Willem Carel Hendrik Friso.Amsterdam, Antoni Waldorp, [1751]. 1mo broadside (52 x 38 cm).
ABC_45673: [WILLIAM III, Count of Holland]. [SILLEMANS, Experiens?]. - Justitie van Willem de Goede Grave van Holl[and]. etc. over de[n] Bailju van Zuyt-Hollant.Amsterdam, Hugo Allard the elder, [ca. 1660/80?]. Broadside (40 x 50.5 cm). An engraved print with extensive engraved texts in Dutch, the central scene (33.5 x 30.5 cm) flanked by 6 smaller scenes, with the title above the central scene, 2 verse couplets below each smaller scene and the story in prose in the foot of the engraving.
J3TGFTBFFUB5: WILLIAMS, E.M., R.A. - [Portrait of a man in traditional Arab garb].Tripoli, 1914. Oil on canvas (51 x 40.5 cm), with artist's name, place and date on the back.
21825: WILLIGEN, Adriaan van der. - Aanteekeningen op eene reize van Parijs naar Napels, door het Tirolsche en van daar door Zwitserland en langs den Rhijn terug naar Holland.Haarlem, Adriaan Loosjes, (back of half-title parts 2-4: Utrecht, G. Post), 1811-1813. 4 parts in 2 volumes. Large 8vo. With an engraved title-page to the first part (with a stipple-engraved medallion portrait of the author) and 13 engraved plates by J. P. Visscher Bender. Contemporary half calf, gold-tooled spines.
I7QFD31K639Y: WILLINCK, Isaac Petrus Marie. - Reize om Kaap Hoorn langs de westkust van Zuid-Amerika, door de Stille Zuid-Zee naar de Philippijnsche Eilanden en verder door de Chinesche Zee naar Batavia, gedaan in de jaren 1823 en 1824, met Z.M. korvet Lynx.Breda, Broese and comp., 1835. 1 of 2 volumes. Large 8vo (22 x 13 cm). With a lithographed frontispiece and lithographed title-page with illustration. Later half sheepskin.
I17ALG087OEZ: WILLIS, Thomas. - Pharmaceutice rationalis sive diatriba de medicamentorum operationibus in humano corpore.The Hague, Arnold Leers, 1674. 12mo. With an engraved emblematic frontispiece by Romeyn de Hooghe, dated 1674, and 6 folding engraved plates of human stomach and intestines. Contemporary(?) vellum, with a red morocco spine label, red sprinkled edges.
I8MGKU56OFAL: WILSON, Horace Hayman. - The history of British India. From 1805 to 1835.London, James Madden and co. (back of title-page: printed by S. & J. Bentley, Wilson and Fley), 1845-1848. 3 volumes. 8vo. Contemporary blind-blocked cloth.
ABC_45495: WILSON, Horace Hayman. - A dictionary in Sanscrit and English; translated, amended, and enlarged, from an original compilation, prepared by learned natives for the college of Fort William.Calcutta, printed at the Education Press, 1832. Large 4to. Contemporary half green morocco with marbled sides, gilt edges.
98RBD1GD6WH5: WILSON, Charles. - Picturesque Palestine, Sinai and Egypt. Edited by Colonel Wilson, R.E, C.B., F.R.S. formerly engineer to the Palestine Exploration Society. Assisted by the most eminent Palestine explorers etc. With numerous engravings on steel and wood.London, Virtue and Co., [ca. 1870]. 4 volumes. Large 4to (33 x 25 cm). With 4 title-pages in red and black, each with a different large steel-engraved vignette, 38 steel-engraved plates (including 4 different frontispieces), 2 double-page engraved maps of Egypt and Sinai, printed in brown, and 576 wood-engravings on integral leaves, many full-page. Contemporary half sheepskin.
KC4CWHI878AH: WIMPFELING, Jakob (Jacobus WIMPHELINGIUS). - Ad Julium. II. Po[n]tifice[m] Max[imum]. Querulosa excusatio Jacobi Wimphelingii ad instantiam fratru[m] Augustine[n]sium ad curiam romana[m] citati: ut propria in persona ibide[m] compareat: proptereaq[ue] scripsit divum Augustinum non fuisse monachum vel fratrem mendicante[m].[Strasbourg, Jean Prüss the elder, ca. 1507]. 4to (21 x 15 cm). With a large woodcut decorated initial. Set in 2 sizes of roman type with a few words in a large textura gothic type. With the initial coloured brown by an early hand. Boards covered with grey laid paper (1940s?).
ABC_47152: WINCKEL, Christiaan Philip Karel. - Essai sur les principes régissant l'administration de la justice aux Indes Orientales Hollandaises surtout dans les îles de Java et Madoura et leur application.Semarang, G.C.T van Dorp; Amsterdam, Scheltema & Holkema, 1880. 8vo. With an original sepia-toned photographic print of a session of the local (indigenous) court on Java and a lithographed folding map of the Dutch East Indies by the widow and sons of E. Spanier in The Hague. Half red sheepskin with blue decorated paper sides, gold-tooled spine, red sprinkled edges.
K7AFLIAGCTXC: WINCKLER, Emil. - Geschichte der Botanik.Frankfurt a.M. Literarische Anstalt (J. Rütten), 1854. 8vo. Later blue wrappers, manuscript title on the spine.
6239: WINCKLER, Johann Heinrich. - Nieuwe natuurkundige ontdekkingen, aangaande de eigenschappen, werkingen, en oorzaaken der electriciteit, of uitlokkings-kragt.Including:(2) WINCKLER, Johann Heinrich. De eigenschappen der electrische stoffe, en van het electrische Vuur.(3) WAITZ, Jacob Sigismund von. Verhandeling over de electriciteit, en derzelver oorzaken.Amsterdam, H.W. van Welbergen, 1751. 3 parts in 1 volume. 8vo. With 11 engraved folding plates. Contemporary calf, gold-tooled spine.
S1325: WIRSING, Adam Ludwig. - Marmora et adfines aliquos lapides coloribus suis exprimi. ... Abbildungen der Marmor-Arten und einiger verwandten Steine nach der Natur auf das sorgfältigste mit Farben erleuchtet.Nuremberg, (printed by Bieling) for the author, 1775. Royal 4to (31.5 x 22 cm) With 73 hand-coloured engraved plates with 417 figures of types of marble (plate mark 23 x 16 cm). 19th-century blind-tooled tree calf.
G5OEJB01U79O: WIT, Frederick de. - Atlas maior. Amsterdam, Johannes Covens & Cornelis Mortier, [ca. 1725]. Imperial folio (53 x 35.5 cm). With engraved title-page and 76 double page (or in 8 cases larger folding) engraved maps, the title-page and all maps and their decorations coloured by a contemporary hand. Half tanned sheepskin (ca. 1900), gold-tooled spine.
H6TCIF8G41N1: WITGEEST, Simon [= Willem GOEREE?]. - Het natuurlyk tover-boek, of 't nieuw speel-toneel der konsten. Verhandelende over de agt hondert natuurlijke tover-konsten, ... Amsterdam, Jan ten Hoorn, 1686. 8vo. With engraved frontispiece and over 50 woodcut illustrations in the text. Contemporary vellum.
ABC_45273: WITGEEST, Simon [= Willem GOEREE?]. - Het nieuw’ vermeerdert natuerlyck Tover-Boeck of Speel-Toneel der konsten. Bevattende aenstrent 2000 naturelycke Toover-konsten en potsen, soo uyt de Goochel-tas als kaert-spel en terelingh: van de mathesis, van schryven, inckten, verven, schilderen, vergulden, verlacken, …, als mede allen slagh van vuurwercken … Den X. druck.Amsterdam, Jan ten Hoorn (sold by Emanuel de Grieck, Brussels), 1715. 8vo. Title-page in red and black, with an engraved frontispiece containing 5 compartments showing tricks by Harrewijn after the frontispieces in the original editions by Jan van Hoorn in Amsterdam, 57 charming woodcuts illustrating the various tricks in the text (7 full-page in the last section on fireworks). Contemporary vellum, blind-tooled with a centrepiece on both sides.
ABC_45272: WITGEEST, Simon [= Willem GOEREE?]. - Het natuurlyk tover-boek, of ’t nieuw speel-toneel der konsten; verhandelende vijf hondert natuurlijke tover-konsten, so uyt de gogel-tas, als kaaertspelen, mathematische konsten … Mitsgaders een tractaat van het blanket-werck … wateren, poederen, en balsemen … om het aensicht, hals en handen, wit en sagt te maken.Amsterdam, Jan ten Hoorn, 1684. 8vo. With engraved frontispiece in 5 compartments showing magic tricks, and 40 small woodcuts illustrating the various magic tricks in the text.Contemporary vellum, title in ink on spine.
87OFJJ3LS7HE: WITGEEST, Simon. - Het nieuw vermeerdert natuerlyk toover-boek of speel-tooneel der konsten. Bevattende omtrent 2000 natuerlyke toover-konsten en poetsen, zoo uyt de guychel tas als kaert-spel en tereling ... dienstig tot heerlyk vermaek.Antwerpen, Petrus Josephus Rymers, 1781. 8vo. With an engraved frontispiece by the artist-engraver [Jacob] Harrewijn and many full-page woodcut illustrations in text, of which 8 are full-page.Contemporary half calf, title in gold on spine.
23270: WITGEEST, Simon. - Het nieuw vermeerdert natuurlyck tover-boeck of speel-toneel der konsten.Amsterdam, Jan ten Hoorn (title-page: sold in Brussels by Emanuel de Grieck), 1715. 8vo. With an engraved frontispiece by the artist-engraver [Jacob] Harrewijn, title-page in red and black, many full-page woodcut plates and numerous woodcut illustrations in text. Contemporary calf with ornamental flowers on spine.
878: [WITSEN GEYSBEEK, Peter Gerardus]. - Reizen naar vreemde landen, in het hoekje van den haard.Amsterdam, Diederichs brothers, [1829]. 16mo in 8s. With 12 double-page aquatint views by W.H. Hoogkamer, 6 in grey tint and 6 in sepia. Original publisher's printed yellow paper covered boards.
ABC_45157: [WITU PROTECTORATE]. - Correspondence respecting the punitive expedition against Witu of November 1890. Presented to both Houses of Parliament by Command of Her Majesty. December 1890.London, printed for Her Majesty's stationery office by Harrison and sons, St. Martin's lane, n.d. [presented 1890]. Large 4to. Sewn.
K88DGBTB8ZV4: WODARCH, Charles. - An introduction to the study of conchology, describing the orders, genera, and species of shells; their most prominent characteristics, and usual mode of classification. With observations on the nature and properties of the animals; and directions for collecting, preserving, and cleaning shells.London, Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme & Browne, 1820. 8vo. With 4 handcoloured engraved plates of shells. Modern black cloth, title in gold on spine.
S1609: WOLFRAM, Ludwig Friedrich. - Lehre von den Metallen : insbesondere Lehre vom Roh-, Schmied-Eisen, Stahl, Blei, Zinn, Zink, Kupfer, Messing, Glockengut, den Bronzen u.s.w, ...Stuttgart, Carl Hoffmann, 1835. 4to. With 20 full-page engraved plates with 181 figures of details by J. Rees and C. Schach of all kind of furnaces, smelting works, rolling mills, flattening hammers, etc., 1 printed folding table and many tables and schedules in text. Contemporary half calf, black decorated paper sides, red morocco spine label with title in gold, red edges.
64LCM0ZOP9W8: WOLSON (WILSON), Thomas. - De metselaar ontmomd, of het rechte geheim der vrye metselaren ontdekt, in allen deele oprechtelyk en zonder achterhouding, door een gewezen vryen metselaar. ... Derde druk.Arnhem, Jacob Nijhoff, 1753. 8vo (16.5 x 10 cm). With a woodcut freemasonry device on title-page and 3 folding engraved plates. Contemporary marbled paper wrappers.
A4HF6A01U79O: WOODWARD, John. - Geographie physique ou essay sur l'histoire naturelle de la terre.Including: Réponse aux observations du docteur Camerarius, concernant l'essay sur l'histoire naturelle de la terre.Des fossiles de toute espece.Amsterdam, aux dépens de la compagnie, 1735. 3 texts in 1 volume. 8vo. With a folding engraved plate. Contemporary mottled calf, gold-tooled spine and board edges.
K3NB1CBGQQA2: [WORLD MAP - ISLAMIC MANUSCRIPT]. - [Map of the world centred on the Arabian/Persian Gulf, showing at least 7 mosques or minarets].[Northern India or Kashmir?, ca. 1770/80 copy of a 16th-century(?) original]. Colombier folio (50 x 42 cm). Oval manuscript map in ink and watercolour (blue, brown, green and red; map image including water 29.5 x 38 cm, the land alone 22 x 30.5 cm) on a half sheet of extremely large European laid paper, with dozens of features labelled in Persian (written in black ink in the nastaliq script) and with animals (including elephants and a dragon), people and 4 European ships. Framed, in a passe-partout.
93TC6ZCFFZDL: [WOUDENBERG]. WICART, Nicolaas. - [View of Woudenberg].[Netherlands, ca. 1780]. Drawing (24.5 x 36 cm) in black ink with grey watercolour washes on laid paper (37.5 x 49 cm), signed at the foot left: ''N. Wicart, ad vivum'', with on the back in a 19th-century hand: "'t dorp Woudenberg''.
ABC_46221: WRIGHT, Frank Lloyd. - Ausgeführte Bauten und Entwürfe von Frank Lloyd Wright.Berlin, Ernst Wasmuth, [1910]. 1 text volume and 2 portfolios with lithographed plates. 1mo (plates, ca. 64 x 40 cm) and folio (text volume, ca. 41 x 32 cm). Text volume with the title printed in gold. With a total of 100 lithographed plates in 2 portfolios: 72 plates numbered I-LXIV, printed on grey or white paper and mostly printed in brown, some in grey, grey & white or brown & white, one in gold (plate I), one in colour (plate LXIV) and one plate folding (plate LX), and 28 overlays, printed in brown on tissue paper. Each plate embossed with Wright’s blind stamp. Kept loose, as issued, in the original two portfolios (64 x 41.5 cm), both dark blue half cloth with the original publisher's printed grey wrappers over boards with all white ties present. Both portfolios and text leaves are kept in a larger, later beige half cloth portfolio (ca. 65 x 43 cm) with brown paper sides, three protective flaps and white ties.
G9RH68FKVGOF: WRIGHT, William. - A grammar of the Arabic language, translated from the German of Caspari, and edited, with numerous additions and corrections, ... vol. I[-II]. London, Edinburgh, Williams and Norgate (back of title-page: printed by Friedrich Nies (Karl Berend Lorck), Leipzig), 1859. 8vo. Set in roman, italic and Arabic type. Contemporary half mottled, tanned sheepskin.
ABC_45885: WÜSTENFELD, Ferdinand (transl.); Abu Abdallah AL-DIMASCHKÍ (ed.); Zubair ibn BAKKAR. - Die Familie el-Zubeir. Der Tod des Muc'ab ben el-Zubeir aus den Muwaffakîjat des Abu Abdallah el-Dimaschkí. Arabisch und Deutsch.Göttingen, Dieterich'sche Verlags-Buchhandlung, 1878. Large 4to. With 1 folding genealogical table of the Zubayr family bound at the end of the book. Contemporary half blue cloth, decorated paper sides, grey spine label with title in gold.
G8SFYP363S8R: XAVIER, Hieronymous (Jerónimo de EZPELETA Y GOÑI) and Abd al-Sattar (translators) and Ludovicus de DIEU (ed.). - Historia Christi Persice conscripta.With: (2) XAVIER, Hieronymous (Jerónimo de EZPELETA Y GOÑI). Historia S. Petri Persice conscripta.(3) DIEU, Ludovicus de. Rudimenta linguae Persicae. Leiden, Bonaventura and Abraham Elzevier, 1639. 3 works in 1 volume. 4to. Vellum (ca. 1700?).
9B1EHL01U79O: [XAVIER, Jerome, and others]. - Raguagli d'alcune missioni fatte dalli padri della Compagnia di Giesu nell'Indie Orientali, cioè nelle provincie di Goa, e Coccinno, e nell'Africa in Capo Verde.Rome, Bartolomeo Zannetti, 1615. Small 8vo (14.5 x 9.5 cm). Modern marbled boards.
S1608: YARROW, Henry Crécy and George Montague WHEELER. - Reports upon the zoological collections obtained from portions of Nevada, Utah, California, Colorado, New Mexico, and Arizona, during the years 1871, 1872, 1873, and 1874.Washington, Government printing office, 1875. Large 4to (29.5 x 23 cm). With 45 lithographed plates (including 28 chromolithographed). Brown cloth.
9CCCIEWZQS0D: YDENS, Steven. - Historie van het H. Sacrament der mirakelen. Berustende tot Bruessel inde collegiale kercke van S. Goedele. Beschreven door M. Steven Ydens Brusselaer, priester, licent. inde H. Godtheyt, ende canonick vande voorseyde kercke.Brussels, Rutger Velpius, 1608. Small 8vo. With an engraved vignette on the title-page and 17 engravings on the integral leaves (most nearly full-page religious scenes: ca. 9.5 x 6.5 cm, but 1 showing the obverse and reverse of a gold medallion is smaller) by Adriaen Collaert; woodcut pictorial initials; and headpieces built up from typographic ornaments. Later calf (ca. 1700?).
9CIGNCC3E9X8: YK, Cornelis van. - De Nederlandsche scheepsbouw-konst open gestelt. Vertoonende naar wat regel ... in Nederland meest alle scheepen werden gebouwd. Delft, Andries Voorstad, for Jan ten Hoorn, Amsterdam, 1697. Folio. With engraved frontispiece, with two views of ship-building yards, and numerous detailed illustrations of ship-building on 22 engraved plates by and after Jan and Caspar Luyken (including 13 double-page and once 2 plates on 1 page). 18th-century half calf.
988CD0X03ZAY: YOSHIO Nanko. - Rigaku nyushiki ensei kansho zusetsu (in Japanese kanji characters).Nagoya, Kansho juku, Bunsei 6 [= 1823]. 3 vols. 25 x 17 cm. With 10 astronomical illustrations (mostly double- or 1½-page (including a terrestrial map in 2 hemispheres) and 2 dials with rotating parts (all in vol. 1), 10 seals integral to the text woodblocks (4 at the beginning and 2 at the end of the main text, and 4 for the appendix at the end of volume 3) and a red (owner’s?) seal at the end of vol. 1. The text and illustrations are printed from woodblocks in pairs on the outside of double leaves of Asian (mulberry bark?) paper (except for the general title-page on a single leaf), with the page and leaf numbers on or next to the fold and the leaves progressing from right to left in the usual Japanese manner. Lacking 1 leaf (pp. 13-14 of vol. 2). Original grey paper wrappers.
F7TDMDY9EU08: YPEY, Nicolaas. - Grondbeginzelen der kegelsneeden, bevattende de eerste en voornaamste eigenschappen van de parabola, ellips en hyperbola. Ten dienste der leerlingen opgesteld.Amsterdam, Yntema and Tieboel, 1769. 8vo. With 7 engraved folding plates, head- and tailpieces built up from cast typographic ornaments. Contemporary half calf, sprinkled-paper sides.
6008: YSERMANS, Joan. - Triumphus Cupidinis. In-houdende veel schoon stichtighe, en[de] seer vermaeckelijcke liedekens, en[de] andere ghedichten, verciert met veel loffelijcke sententien, als oock sommighe epitalamien, bruyloft-liedekens en andere poëmata.Including: -Ecomium matrimonii. In-houdende een bruy-loft spel, epithalamien ende sommighe liedekens.-Nederlantsche poëmata. In-houdende sommighe sonetten, liedekens, graf-dichten ende andere. Antwerp, widow of Jacob Mesens, 1628. 3 parts in 1 volume. Small oblong 8vo (8.5 x 12.5). With richly engraved allegorical frontispiece by Anthoni Spirincx and many songs accompanied by music scores. Contemporary sheepskin parchment.
ABC_45295: ZAMAKHSHARI, Abu al-Quasim Mahmud ibn Umar (Hendrik Albert SCHULTENS, editor). - [Al-Kalim al-nawabigh]. Anthologia sententiarum Arabicarum. Cum scholiis Zamachsjarii.Leiden, Jean Le Mair (colophon: printed by Daniel van Damme), 1772. 4to. With the large engraved arms of Willem V, Prince of Orange, above the dedication.Vellum, manuscript spine title.
H3VDFMC9UYLV: ZANGAKI, Georgios and Constantinos. - Album a photographies de la Terre Sainte arrangées par Boulos Méo Jérusalem.[Jerusalum, Boulos Méo, ca. 1890?]. Oblong album (34 x 46.5 cm) with 48 large albumen photographic prints (ca. 22.5 x 28 cm), signed and captioned in the negative (in French), mounted on both sides of the album's leaves. Some with hand-written captions in pencil (in French) on the mount. Original publisher's grained goatskin(?) spine and sheepskin board edges, each board with a 5 mm thick bevelled and carved panel of olive(?) wood mounted on it, with a mozaic inlaid floral border in black, red, green and beige around the carved border, that on the front with a carved Jerusalem cross in the centre, that on the back with the title "Jerusalem" stencilled in black textura lettering, blue watered silk endleaves.
H4MF7VDJLTRU: ZAVALA, Lorenzo de. - Viage a los Estados-Unidos del Norte de America.Paris, Jacques-Albert Decourchant, 1834. 8vo. Contemporary Spanish-American tree sheepskin, gold-tooled spine.
H3HC7P3GQERX: ZEGGELEN, Willem Josephus. - De valkenvangst.The Hague, W.P. van Stockum, 1841. 8vo. With a wood-engraved frontispiece by "I.B." (=Johannes Bosboom). Contemporary boards (rebacked in modern dark brown half morocco).
14869: ZEHENDTNER VOM ZEHENDTGRÜB, Paul. - Ordenliche Beschreibung mit was stattlichen Ceremonien und Zierlichheiten, die Röm. Kay. May. unser aller gnedigster Herr, samt etlich andern Ertzhertzogen, Fürsten und Herrn, den Orden dess Guldin Flüss, in disem [15]85. Jahr zu Prag und Landshüt, empfangen und angenommen. Dillingen, Johann Mayer, 1587. 4to (20 x 15.5 cm). With title printed in red and black, 7 full-page engraved illustrations (showing the collar (chain) of the Order, the Emperor Rudolf II in his robes and 5 coat-of-arms), and 13 large folding engraved plates showing the splendid ceremonies held at Prague and Landshut, probably all drawn by Anthony Boys. Contemporary gold-tooled tanned sheepskin; rebacked with most of the original backstrip laid down.
14852: ZEHENTNER, Paul. - Promontorium malae spei: impiis periculose navigantibus propositium. Sive, signum & nota reprobationis: procrastinatio poenitentiae, scripta cautelae hominum, emendatione[m] vita[e] cunctantium, spe aliquando resipiscendi.Graz, [heirs of Georg] Widmanstetter for Sebastian Haupt, 1643. Large 4to (25.5 x 19 cm). With an engraved allegorical frontispiece and a richly designed armorial and emblematic dedication plate, both by David Tscherning. Contemporary, richly gold-tooled black morocco, each board in a panel design of rolls and stamps with a large built-up centrepiece in a double frame of multiple decorative rolls (the diagonals connecting the inner and outer frames possibly intended to give the effect of a three-dimensional niche), and the spine treated as a single field with built-up decorations in a frame of multiple rolls, gold fillets on turn-ins, the whole with hundreds of impressions of dozens of stamps and rolls, gilt edges, traces of 2 pair of ties.
K89AJGMSXW1C: ZEKELI, Lukas Friedrich - Die Gastropoden der Gosaugebilde in den nordöstlichen Alpen. [...] Aus den Abhandlungen der k.k. geologischen Reichsanstalt. 1. Band. 2. Abtheilung, Nr. 2. Mit 24 lithographirten Tafeln.Wien, K. K. Hof- und Staatsdruckerei bei Wilhelm Braumüller, 1852. Folio. With engraved coat-of-arms of the Austrian Empire flanked by two eagles on the title-page and 24 numbered full-page plates of (snail-) shells with more than 400 figures, lithographed by J. Strohmaijer, Zehner, Heinrich Backer and A. Paschinger. Contemporary half calf.
L9IAI6Y6SG6I: ZHU XI (CHU HSI). - [In Korean:] Sohak eonhae [In Chinese:] Xiaoxue jizhu [= Elementary learning]. [Korea], [1744?]. Folio (32.5 x 21.5 cm). With the pages printed in pairs (each page 17 x 10 characters) from 2-page woodblocks, each in a frame of thick rules, with thin rules between the columns, the title and leaf number between the pages on the fore-edge fold, with 2 decorations (4 leaves in white on black above the title and below the leaf number). Printed on Asian (probably paper mulberry bark) paper, with clear chainlines (about 20 mm apart) and laidlines (about 2.1 mm apart), with the text in a mixture of hanja (Chinese characters) and hangul (the Korean alphabet). Contemporary Korean spineless wrappers with an embossed diaper pattern (made from interwoven diagonal triple lines) on the inside (mostly covered by the paste-down), side-stitched and oversewn through 5 holes, with manuscript title on the front wrapper and the spine edge.
L2KCV86RAGND: ZIMMERMAN, W.F.A. (pseudonym of Carl Gottfried Wilhelm VOLLMER). - Californie en de goudkoorts. Togten in het westen van Noord-Amerika. Het leven en de zeden der goudgravers, Mormonen en Indianen.Amsterdam, P.M. van der Made, 1864. 2 volumes. 8vo. With a tinted lithographed frontispiece to each volume. Publisher's original printed stiff paper wrappers.
G6QD45L0E47F: ZINNER, Ernst. - Deutsche und Niederländische astronomische Instrumente des 11.-18. Jahrhunderts. München, C.H. Beck'sche Verlagsbuchhandlung, 1956. With 80 numbered plates. Half cloth.
A6CH5N3RHVIK: ZORGDRAGER, Cornelis Gijsbertz. and Abraham MOUBACH. - Bloeijende opkomst der aloude en hedendaagsche Groenlandsche visschery. ... Uitgebreid met eene korte historische beschryving der noordere gewesten, ... Met byvoeging van de walvischvangst, ... Nevens een korte beshryving van de Terreneufsche Bakkeljaau-Visschery.Amsterdam, Isaak Tirion, 1728. 4to. With 5 (of 6) folding engraved maps, 11 engraved plates (1 folding), and 2 woodcut illustrations in text. Contemporary calf, gold-tooled spine and board edges.
I17E66FX3563: ZWELFER, Joannes. - Pharmacopoeia Augustana reformata. ...Including: ZWELFER, Joannes. Pharmacopoeia regia, seu dispensaterium ...Dordrecht, Vincent Caimax, 1672. 2 volumes. 4to. With a general title-page and 2 divisional titles, 5 half-page engravings in vol. 2. Mottled calf over boards, gold-tooled spine, sprinkled edges.
ABC_46500: ZWEMER, Samuel Marinus. - Arabia: the cradle of Islam. Studies in the geography, people and politics of the peninsula with an account of Islam and mission-work.Edinburgh and London, Oliphant Anderson and Ferrier, [preface dated: Dec. 1900]. 8vo. With a cut-out picture of a Bedouin woman on the verso of the half-title-page, a picture of "a typical Arab of Yemen" as the frontispiece, 15 plates, a floor plan of a mosque, 2 maps and numerous small illustrations in the text. Yellow cloth.
L44GXS7ER3AA: ZWIJNDREGT (ZWYNDREGT), Leendert van. - Verhandeling van den Hollandschen scheepsbouw, raakende de verschillende chartres der oorlogsschepen, tot 's lands dienst, en ter betrachtinge van alle bespiegelende en werkdadige liefhebberen der Hollandsche scheepsbouwkunde, … Waarby, tot een aanhangsel, gevoegd is eene verhandeling van't bouwen der koopvaardyschepen door C. de Ruiter.The Hague, Pieter van Thol, 1759. 4to. With engraved frontispiece view of a shipyard, title-page printed in red and black with charming woodcut device, the dedication with an armorial headpiece giving the arms of the dedicatee (Unico Wilhelm van Wassenaer) and 8 engraved folding plates, including one very large (83 x 30 cm), showing the most important parts of a Dutch galleon with 50 cannons. 20th-century half vellum.
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