found: 9 books

 
COLLECTION -
Petits Poetes Belges Et Francais
. A collection consisting of 115 titles, mostly in original wrappers or covers Many/most are with authors’ handwritten dedication to the Belgian literary critic and poet Juliette Decreus-van Liefland. Where her name is not mentioned in dedications, these were still meant for her as this collection for a large part came from her library in the 1960-80-ies. FULL LIST AND DESCRIPTIONS ON OUR W E B S I T E.
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Book number: F3091
GBP 150.00 [Appr.: EURO 168.25 US$ 198.22 | JP¥ 22210]
Keywords: French Literature Belgium Belgian Poetry

 
CORNETS DE GROOT, R.A. [ RUDOLF ADRIAAN ]
Een Wijze Van Lev/Zen . Een Verhalend Essay Van Een Tijdgenoot Van Poot, Feith En Gagarin
. Oxford, Mouette Press, 1969, 35 pages : illustrated with a wood engraving by Hanns H. Heidenheim, and drawings by Faber Heeresma . [ brother of Heere ] Printed by L. Bourdeaux-Capelle in Dinant, Belgium. Set in times roman. This is one of the 295 copies on Burgundia paper with black illustrated covers:
¶ R. A Cornets de Groot ( 1929-1991 ) Dutch literary critic, born in Bandung, in the former Dutch East Indies. He said of himself that he wrote like a teacher teaches. The total edition consisted of 333 copies.
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Book number: F2360
GBP 1.50 [Appr.: EURO 1.75 US$ 1.98 | JP¥ 222]
Keywords: Holland Netherlands Ddutch Literature Bibliphile Limited

 
CORNETS DE GROOT, R.A. [ RUDOLF ADRIAAN ]
Een Wijze Van Lev/Zen . Een Verhalend Essay Van Een Tijdgenoot Van Poot, Feith En Gagarin
. Oxford, Mouette Press, 1969, 35 pages : illustrated with a wood engraving by Hanns H. Heidenheim, and drawings by Faber Heeresma . [ brother of Heere ] Printed by L. Bourdeaux-Capelle in Dinant, Belgium. Set in times roman. This is one of the 12 copies numbered I - XII with the wood engraving printed on Japanese Ouda paper by the artist and signed in pencil. The board papers and endpapers are made of Japanese cream Natsume paper. Bound in half calf leather. : R. A Cornets de Groot ( 1929-1991 ) Dutch literary critic, born in Bandung, in the former Dutch East Indies. He said of himself that he wrote like a teacher teaches. The total edition consisted of 333 copies.
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Book number: F2360-B
GBP 15.00 [Appr.: EURO 17 US$ 19.82 | JP¥ 2221]
Keywords: Holland Netherlands Ddutch Literature Bibliphile Limited

 
DE COSTER, CHARLES,
Die Geschichte Von Ulenspiegel Und Lamme Goedzak Und Ihren HeldenmäßIgen N Fröhlichen Und Glorreichen Abenteuern Im Lande Flanden Und Anderwärts. Deutsch Von Karl Wolfskehl. Mit Holzschnitten Von Frans Masereel. 2 Volumes
. München, Kurt Wolff, (1926). With a frontispiece and 150 partly full-page original woodcuts and 18 woodcut initials by Frans Masereel. XLIII, (1), 496, (2) pp.; (6), 534, (6) pp. First edition, printed in 1600 copies. This is one of 1500 unnumbered copies. The woodcuts were printed from the original blocks. Text sl. darkened. In full calf with 5 raised bands on the spines. On page [1] Arnold Frank, the film producer has written an 18 line poem in ink, dated 24th May 1928 and signed Arnold Franck. this is followed by the signature Leni Reifenstahl (as opposed to Riefenstahl) corners of binding very slightly rubbed.
¶ Arnold Fanck ( 1889 - 1974, a pioneer of the German mountain film. LENI RIEFENSTAHL, [Helene Bertha Amalie] (1902 - 2003) A very unique set [ DR 6-7 ].
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Book number: F1942
GBP 375.00 [Appr.: EURO 420.5 US$ 495.54 | JP¥ 55524]
Catalogue: Antiquarian Rare
Keywords: Bibliophile First Editions Rare Bibliophile Masereel Belgium Wood Engraving Rare

 
DOYLE, RICHARD,
The Foreign Tour of Messrs Brown,Jones and Robinson
0. 1867. Being the History of what they saw and did in Belgium, Germany, Switzerland and Italy. New York, D.Appleton & Co. 1867; 4to; [iv], "80" [actually 79] pages of text with black-and-white lithographic illustrations, printed on one side of each page only; publisher's blue cloth, illustrated and lettered in gilt, all edges gilt; spine professionally repaired, with most of original cloth spine laid down, front free endpaper renewed with old waxed paper; boards bright though minimally stained or discoloured here and there, with two or three slight "bubbles" and spots of wear on corners and one edge, small light-brown marks to lower margin of pages 9, 65 & 66. A good copy, the binding bright and contents generally clean, skillfully repaired. The 49th leaf or page is puzzlingly numbered "49 & 50" in the lithographic plate, so the book was issued with only 79 pages beyond the prelims.
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Book number: IS002325
GBP 25.00 [Appr.: EURO 28.25 US$ 33.04 | JP¥ 3702]
Catalogue: Art
Keywords: Ianweb Richard Doyle Illustrated Books Victorian Illustated Books Caricature Humour European Travel Childreb's Books Art Cartoon Art

 
GUICCIARDINI, LUDOVICO
Descrittione Di M. Lodovico Guicciardini Patritio Fiorentino, Di Tutti I Paesi Bassi, Altrimenti Detti Germania Inferiore. Con Piu Carte Di Geographia Del Paese, & Col Ritratto Naturale Di Piu Terre Principali. Al Gran Re Cattolico Filippo D'austria.
. Con amplissimo Indice di tutte le cose piu memorabilia. In Anversa M.D.LXVII Apresso Guglielmo Silvio, Stampatore Regio.[ Antwerp, Willem Silvius, 1567] [18] 296 , [18 = Index] end papers not counted. Folio. Contemporary vellum binding , leather title label with gilt title. The title page features a woodcut architectural frame with allegorical figures, coat of arms on verso followed by a page with the portrait of Philips II, both also within the same architectural frames, and 17 double-page plates, maps and views (15 woodcuts, 2 engravings),decorative chapter initials each over 4 cm square. The double plates feature: [1] the Low countries and its frontiers, [2]Brabant, [3] Leuven, [4] Brussels, [5] Antwerp, [6] Chiesa di nostra Donna [ Onze Lieve Vrouwekathedraal, Antwerp ] , [7] Townhall Antwerp, [8] Bolduc ['s-Hertogenbosch], [9] Malines, [10] North- and South Holland and Utrecht, [11] Amsterdam, [12] Flanders, [13] Gent, [14] Brugge, [15] Yperen,[16] Hainault, [17] Liege [Luik], Slightly spotted/browned throughout, minor wormholing in right bottom part of title and even smaller in the page with the portrait, 9 lines of handwritten marginal annotations on page 20, slightly visible on previous page, 6 cm tear in lower margin of page 31, small part of one sentence on page 41 underlined, On several plates an amateurish hand has done some colouring in red, mostly the churches, castles and towers, printer's error on page 123 has displaced a small part of the text in the right top corner, last page of the index somewhat more discoloured with tiny holes in right hand margin and top corner. top and corner of spine sl. worm, corners worn. One of the most important books published on the Low Countries in the 16th century by Lodovico (or Luduvico) Guicciardini, being the first detailed description of the principalities and cities of the region which assured the author instant fame. It was the first travel guide of the Netherlands divided into sections, each devoted to a particular region illustrated by engraved plans and views and became immediately popular, with over fifty editions in the 16th and seventeeth century alone. Guicciardini shows us the graduate change concerning the (politcal) situation of the Low Countries as a result of the enduring resistance against the king of Spain. The book covers all aspects of contemporary life in each area as well, including extensive treatment of the fine arts, trade and the commercial concerns of each region. Also an important source for early Dutch history. Lodovico Guicciardini (Florence 1521 - Antwerp 1589), was an Italian businessman and author. He left Italy for Lyons in 1538 and shortly afterwards settled down in Antwerp where, together with his brother Giovan-Battista, he started dealing in cloth, goldthread and similar commodities. As one of the many Italians in Antwerp who tried to make a living, Guicciardini would have remained unknown if in 1567 he had not published this 'Description of the Whole Netherlands'. See: Brunet II, 1806; Adams G-1540; Belgica Typographica 1360 , Deys, Guicciardini illustratus 1; Tiele, Bibl. 420; STCV .
¶ The finest 16th century book on the Netherlands with fine birds eye views of each of the cities .
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Book number: F2536
GBP 1650.00 [Appr.: EURO 1849.25 US$ 2180.38 | JP¥ 244307]
Catalogue: Rare
Keywords: Rare Netherlands Holland Belgium Flanders

 
HITLER, ADOLF,
Mein Kampf.
. Zwei Bände in einem Band. Ungekürzte Ausgabe. [ = 2 volumes in one unabridged edition ] 7th edition. München, Zentralverlag der NSDAP. Frz. Eher Nachf. 1941. sm8-vo. Front.-Portrait, XXVIII [2] 781 [2] pp. red cloth, the gilt lettering on spine is sl. worn. TOGETHER WITH: Frankfurter rundschau of 2 October 1948, 12 TODESURTEILE IN NUERNBERG. SINGLE SHEET, LARGE POSTER SIZE, browned and some tears in the folds. TOGETHER WITH: Selection of 6 so called Türplakette (door posters|) Eintopfsonntage (1939) The Winterhilfswerk (WHW, English: Winter Relief—literally "winter help work") was an annual drive by the Nationalsozialistische Volkswohlfahrt (the National Socialist People’s Welfare Organization) to help finance charitable work. Its slogan was "None shall starve nor freeze". The drive was originally set up under the government of Heinrich Brüning in 1931, though Hitler would later claim sole credit. It ran from 1933-1945 during the months of October through March, and was designed to provide food, clothing, coal, and other items to less fortunate Germans during the inclement months. Similar initiatives were started in countries in German-occupied Europe. ALSO INSERTED: General Kurt Student 2 signed postcards to the publisher Friedrich Wittig who served under him in France, Belgium and the Netherlands, dated 20.9.’55. signed <> and 32 handwritten lines. Student tells that Sir Basil Henry Liddell Hart and his wife will visit him on the occasion of an airforce (?) meeting in Würzburg. Also included are 2 small photographs of Student’s house and view of the garden. In handwritten addressed envelope from his address: 21a Rinkerode, Krs. Münster (Westf.) He was interviewed by Basil Liddell Hart, about the Western Offensive for his book The Other Side of the Hill (1948) He was a German Luftwaffe general who fought as a fighter pilot during the First World War and as the commander of German Fallschirmjäger during the Second World War. He was convicted of war crimes for his actions in Crete. He lost the first major airborne operation of WWII, the Battle for The Hague in May 1940, where he narrowly escaped capture.
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Book number: F0154-DSM
GBP 150.00 [Appr.: EURO 168.25 US$ 198.22 | JP¥ 22210]
Keywords: Nazi German History Nazi Fascism

 
LERBERGHE, CHARLES VAN,
Entrevisions.
0. 1898. Bruxelles, Paul Lacomblez, 1898; 149 pp.; publisher's flexible plum-coloured suede, green and gilt floral endpapers [actually a pattern of leaves], original decorative printed wrappers bound in. First edition. No. 340 of 385 copies, of a complete edition of 400 copies. Numbered and initialled by the publisher.
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Book number: IS002066
GBP 65.00 [Appr.: EURO 73 US$ 85.89 | JP¥ 9624]
Keywords: Ianweb French Literature Belgian Symbolism Belgium Rare Limited Editions Bibliophile

 
VEHMEYER, H.M.,
Clocks: Their Origin and Development 1320-1880. 2 Volumes.
. Wilsele, Belgium, 1st. edition, 2004, 1032 pages and about 950 colour illustrations. bibliography, index; .small-folio sized, immaculate new set in box and still in shrink wraps.( 25 x 33.1 cm )
¶ A completely rewritten and vastly expanded version of an earlier publication in Dutch (Vehmeyer, Antieke Uurwerken - Een familienverzameling, 1994, 624 pages ) this work is therefore vastly more accessible to most collectors. It is basically a detailed history of the mechanical clock in Europe, illustrated primarily with examples from the extraordinary collection of the author's family. The 1994 edition showed 233 clocks in detail; the 2004 edition has grown to 330 clocks so shown. Therefore, the book is also a massive collection catalogue. Each clock in the family collection is catalogued on two (or more) large (13x10 inches) pages, with about half a page of text describing maker, dial, movement and case, half a page of colour photos of details, and a large, full page colour picture of the clock facing the initial page. The clocks are arranged by country (52 from Germany, 109 from the Netherlands, 94 from England, 83 from France. ). Within each country, they are in chronological order. Part I comprises a comprehensive introduction to the origins of clockmaking, while Part II presents a comparative horological history of the leading European clockmaking countries: Germany, England, France, Italy and last but not least, the Netherlands. The book has a lot more to offer than just historical and technical facts about clocks. On the basis of the Vehemeyer family collection of more than 350 clocks, which are illustrated at the end of each relevant chapter, it gives insight into the relative importance of each country and the mutual influence these countries exerted on each other. Owing to its large number of beautifully produced photographs of both the exterior and very often also the interior of the various artefacts, as well as the explanatory accompanying texts, which follow a set pattern, this book will prove to be of interest to both laymen and specialist alike. 9053494316 / ISBN-13: 978-9053494318. Very heavy set, postage for about 9 KG. PRICE REDUCED FOR THIS SET AS ONE CORNER OF THE SLIP CASE AND ONE CORNER OF ONE OF THE VOLUMES HAS BEEN SLIGHTLY BUMPED. REDUCED FROM £ 225. (ISBN: 9053494316) .
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Book number: F2831-2
GBP 195.00 [Appr.: EURO 218.75 US$ 257.68 | JP¥ 28873]
Catalogue: Clocks
Keywords: Clocks Uhr Klok 9053494316

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