EARLY PRINTED BOOKS


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Lodewijckszoon, Willem


Premier livre de l Histoire de la Navigation

aux Indes Orientales par les Hollandois


Amsterdam, Corneille Nicolas. 1598

(Tiele Memoires no 113; Tiele Bibliographie 511)

In folio; contemporary limp vellum

53 (of 54) leaves

49 (of 50) maps and plates

Condition: missing leaf, G 2, in printed facsimile on contemporary paper. The missing plate is the Market of Bantam, probably designed for this Claeszoon edition and printed later as it is unnumbered (unlike the other leaves), carries no text whereas all other leaves with a plate do have text. Pieter Tiele, the first bibliographer of these journals of Dutch voyages, had never seen a copy of the book were the plate WAS included so it is fair to say that ...

Lodewijckszoon, Willem
Lodewijckszoon, Willem
Lodewijckszoon, Willem
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Le Ver, Girard


= de Veer, Gerard                

Vraye description de trois voyages....

au Nord par derriere Norwege, Moscovie et Tartarie

vers les Royaumes de China & Catay...


Amsterdam, Nicolas. 1598

(Tiele 96)

In folio, contemporary limp vellum

44 lvs including illustrated title page;

31 maps (6) and other plates (25)

A few marginally restored leaves not affecting text or plates,

Rebound in its contemporary binding with other but contemporary free leaves. Else fine.


First edition in French, contemporary to the first editions in Dutch and Latin. The central person was Willem ...

Le Ver, Girard
Le Ver, Girard
Le Ver, Girard
€ 25000
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Ramusio G.B.


Delle navigationi et viaggi...    


Venice, Giunti. 1613; 1583; 1606

(Adams: R136; R139; R140; European Americana 1563/22; 1583/59; Church 99, for different editions; Sabin 67735; 67738 & 67742)

In folio, 3 Vols, uniformly rebound in the XVIII century in full calf.

Spine with raised bands and gilt title & decoration. Edges gilt.

4 nn lvs; 34 and 394 numbered leaves: three copper plate engraved maps; 18 numbered leaves; 10 nn lvs; 256 and 90 numbered leaves

6 nn lvs; 36 and 430 numbered leaves: 6 folding woodcut maps

In all three volumes together there are 53 woodcuts in the text

Condition: Rebound & cut in the XIX century. Margins still wide. Spine ...

Ramusio G.B.
Ramusio G.B.
Ramusio G.B.
€ 42000
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Huttich, J. and Grynaeus, S.


Novus orbis regionum ad insularum...omnium catalogus


Basel, Hervagium. 1555

(Alden/Landis 555/42; Sabin 34104; Brunet IV, 132)

In folio (38x23 cm.).

Rebound in XVIII century full calf, raised band on the spine, engraved and gilt title.

In a box.

26 nn lvs including title page adorned with a copper plate engraving

678 pp (last blank)

Woodcut initials to each story.

A few woodcut illustrations in the text.

Excellent condition.


Latin edition of 23 books (texts) on the earliest voyages of discovery including Cadamosta (Cape Verde 1455; 1456); Columbus (1492; 1493) ; Pinzon; Vespuccis four voyages; Marco Polo; Michow (Poland); Peter ...

Huttich, J. and Grynaeus, S.
€ 38000
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Anonymous


Passionarium Toletanum


Printed on vellum ( ES: vitela)

Alcalá de Henares, Brocar 1516

(Abad 2001 nr 1189 47; Norton 43; Palau 214433)

Large fragment, 53 (of 72) leaves. Title page in modern manuscript.

a=0/6; b=6; c=2/6; d=6; e=6; f=6; g=6; h=6; i= 4/6; k=6; l=5/6 m=0/6

Total 53 of 72 leaves. Three large woodcut initials (7x7cm); 2 small woodcuts (4x4 cm); over 100 Lombard initials in red and Cadels in black

Passio domini segundum Mattheum        7/14 folios

Passio segundum Marcum            13/15 folios

{Passio segundum ...

Anonymous
Anonymous
€ 8400
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Reisch, G.


Margarita Philosophica Nova & Appendix


Strasbourg, Grüninger, May 31, 1512

(Smith, Rara arithmetica p 82 and Maggs, Science Catalogue, 1929, both the 1504 Strasbourg edition)

In quarto. In its original binding, contemporary limp vellum.

Titel in manuscript on spine

Text rubricated in red all through

2 engraved title pages

7 full page engraved chapter title pages (trivium and quadrivium)

One folding, woodcut map of the world, watermark bulls head

One folding table (music)

Abundant woodcut text engravings

Most initials and all woodcuts in straight, contemporary colour.

We have not found any other copy of this book in original colour, so it is extremely ...

Reisch, G.
Reisch, G.
Reisch, G.
Reisch, G.
€ 50000
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