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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.
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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.
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Ramusio G.B.
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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
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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
€ 15000
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de Bry Th.


Indiae Orientalis, pars septima


De Bry, Johannes Theodor & Johannes Israel

Indiae Orientalis, pars septima    

Spilbergens voyage, mainly to Ceylon.

Balbis voyage, mainly to Persian Gulf, India and Burma

Frankfurt, Richter, 1606

Church 216

Recased in contemporary, stiff vellum

2 nn lvs, engraved title page & dedication

126 pp; 1 authentic blank

icones: a;b in 4; c and d in 2; e;f in 4; 9 in 6 = 26 ...

de Bry Th.
de Bry Th.
de Bry Th.
de Bry Th.
€ 18000
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Pontanus, Isaac


Historische beschrijvinghe ....Amsterdam


Amsterdam, Jodocus Hondius, 1614 (Tiele, NL bibliographie nr 877). Quarto, contemporary vellum. Three books in one volume, pagination continuous. Title page with printers mark; last page with the same. Six folding maps, one folding plate (Beurs van Amsterdam), 42 text engravings, 8 maps in the text. Complete.


First edition in Dutch of the highly important history of Amsterdam. The first part is dedicated to the history, the second part to the early voyages by the Dutch and the last part to the government and (past) governors of Amsterdam. Of special interest are the text of the voyage by the Houtman with details not published before and ...

Pontanus, Isaac
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van Noordt, Olivier


Voyagie om den gehelen wereld kloot


Amsterdam, Michiel Colijn. 1618

(Tiele, Memoire nr 20)

In oblong quarto. Modern full calf

125 (of 132) pp.

Title page with copper plate engraving

25 plates, 3 of them maps (=complete).

Lacking the last 4 text leaves but complete in plates and maps. All pages cut short at the top with slight loss, repaired. Else fine, clean copy


The first Dutch circumnavigation (1598-1601) under Olivier van Noort. Van Noordts passage through Magellans Strait was the first successful one by the Dutch. His voyage was intended to harass the Spaniards where their defences were weak: the Pacific. Spain considered the Pacific a Spanish lake, albeit a big lake. However the cities along the South American ...

van Noordt, Olivier
van Noordt, Olivier
van Noordt, Olivier
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Spilbergen, J van


Speculum Orientalis


Speculum orientalis, occidentalisque Indiae

navigationum, altera:

Jacobus le Maire

Navigationes Australes

Leiden, N. Geelkercken, 1619.

(Sabin: 89450; Tiele, Journaux, 66 C)

In quarto, oblong. In a fine blue morocco XX century binding

Spine in 4 compartments, with gild title and date

174 pp , including genuine blank, P4.

Plates go without numbering.

Engraved title page

25 plates including two double page plates and two folding maps

Condition: Slight overall browning. Worldmap with restorations on the old fold, last 5 leaves restored with a few letters in ...

Spilbergen, J van
Spilbergen, J van
Spilbergen, J van
€ 22000
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Hulsius, Levinus


Achtzehenter Theil der Newen Welt...            

(Herreras atlas and description of the Americas)


Franckfurt am Mayn,

Weissen, in Verleging die Hulsischen. 1623

(Church 310; JCB I 573)

Small in quarto. Remboitage in old vellum over boards

4 nn leaves, including engraved title page;

256 pages

14 (folding) maps


First and complete translation in German of Antonio de Herreras Descripcion de las Indias, 1601, the second atlas ever to be dedicated to the Americas. This essential atlas accompanied his magnificent Historia de los Hechos de los Castellanos en las Indias Occidentales, Madrid 1601-1615. The ...

Hulsius, Levinus
Hulsius, Levinus
Hulsius, Levinus
€ 7000
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De Veer, Gerrit


Verhael van de eerste Schipvaert.. by t Noorden om...


Joost Hartgens

Amsterdam, Adriaan Roest, 1650

Tiele, Memoire nr 102;

65 pp (last blank)

Pp 1&2: Title page with woodcut plate

6 original text engravings on copper plate

Small in quarto

XIX century cut and rebound in half brown morocco

Title in gilt on the spine

Hole in title page in old restoration, probably when rebound. Cut short just affecting a few of the headings.

Pp 3-46:     The story of the three voyages by the Dutch to find the north-east passage to Cathay (China) in 1594; 1505 and 1596 under Willem Barentszoon and Jacob van Heemskerk. ...

De Veer, Gerrit
De Veer, Gerrit
De Veer, Gerrit
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Schouten, W.C.


Diarium vel descriptio....Australi


Amsterdam, L. Vlasbloem 1662. (Sabin 77961; Tiele memoires Schouten z, pp 52).

In small quarto, later vellum binding. 4 nn leaves, 6 folding maps & plates, 1 folding map added in manuscript on old paper

72 pages, last page blank. Complete according to tabellae.


This is the third reprint by Dirk Vlasbloem of Schoutens journal in Latin (first & second, both 1648). All of these Vlasbloem editions are extremely rare. Tiele and the index of this book gives 6 plates for this ...

Schouten, W.C.
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Spilbergen, J van


Journael van de Voyagie...


Admiraal Joris van Spilbergen

...1614-1617

Amsterdam, Saeghman circa 1663    

(Tiele, Journaux No. 72)

In quarto. XIX century quarter calf

32 lvs, A-H in 4

Title page with copper plate engraving,

In verso: full page portrait of Spilbergen in woodcut frame

8 text plates: one copperplate engraving, taken from Hartgens edition and 7 original woodcuts. Including the DODO

Text in two columns

Condition: fine


Spilbergens was the fifth circumnavigation ever after Magellan; Drake; Cavendish and van Noordt. The voyage took place between 1614 and 1618. Spilbergen was an ...

Spilbergen, J van
Spilbergen, J van
Spilbergen, J van
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van der Aa, P.


Blefkenius, Dithmar

Scheeptocht na Ysland en Groenland (1563)


Leyden, van der Aa, 1706

In folio, modern black morocco and paper over boards

1 nn leaf: Title page with engraving; preface; 16 columns on 8 leaves; 1 nn leaf. One text engraving: Iceland and a volcano outburst. The map is found in van der Aas Joseph, the Indian...


Blefkenius a German minister, writes his story on Iceland and Greenlands coast 40 years after his journey. It is published in Latin in 1607 and in Dutch in 1608, as is quoted in the preface to this edition 1706 edition.

In 1612 he is accused of making up his story using sources like Olaus Magnus and Gories Peerse.

van der Aa, P.
€ 200
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van der Aa, P.


Carpin, Johan du Plan

Reys-Beschryvingen...na ...Tartaryen and

Reys van Broeder Ascelin na de Tartaren, 1246

AND

Rubruquis, Willem de

Aanmerkelijke Reys ...Tartaryen en China in 1253


Leyden, van der Aa, 1706

Two books, three journals, in one volume

in folio, modern half black morocco paper over boards

Carpini and Ascelin: title page with engraving; 50 columns on 25 pp; last page: register. Four text engravings

One plate. AND

Rubruk: engraved title page; 2 folding maps on one sheet; 36 columns on 18 pp including 5 text engravings.

Maps are:

...

van der Aa, P.
van der Aa, P.
van der Aa, P.
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van der Aa, P.


Johan (Joao) de Castro

...Reys door Portugijzen na

Souez, Socotera..., de Roode Zee, 1540-41 AND

Rouwolf, Leendert,

...Reysen na...Syrien; Joodse land; Arabien;

Assierien en Armenien, 1573


Leyden, van der Aa, 1706

In folio, modern half black morocco and paper over boards

Title page with engraving; 44 columns on 22 pp and 5 plates in the text.

Title page with engraving 2 n lvs; 2 folding maps; 204 columns on 102 pp;

4 plates in the text; 4 nn lvs, index

Maps are:

Rouwolfs reystocht door de Levant...., 16x22,5cm, and

Rouwolfs landreyze van Aleppo ...

van der Aa, P.
van der Aa, P.
van der Aa, P.
van der Aa, P.
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van der Aa, P.


Pizarrus, Franciscus &    

Almagrus, Didacus

Seer aanmerkelijke Scheepstochten

van Panama naar Peru


Leyden, van der Aa, 1706

In folio, modern black half morocco and paper over boards

Title page with engraving; 66 columns on 33 pp; 2 pp, register. Last page blank. 25 plates in the text.

Maps are:

Kaart van...Panama till Peru, 16x22,5cm, Pizarro and

Kaart van Reis van Brabant tot Marocco, 16x22,5cm. Nicolaas Clenard


This is the story of the Conquest of the Inca Empire under Francisco Pizarro and Diego de Almagro. A first exploring voyage occurred in 1524, a second in 1526 which eventually touched ...

van der Aa, P.
van der Aa, P.
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van der Aa, P.


Candish, Thomas            

Twee..scheepstogten ...Candisch (Cavendish). 1586 AND

Knivet, Antoni and Candish, Thomas

...Reys na de Zuydzee, 1591 AND

Drake, Franciscus

Drie voornaamste Zee-togten na America.... 1577, 1585, 1595 AND

Keeling, Willem

...Reys na Oost-Indieen


Leyden, van der Aa, 1706

In folio, remboitage in contemporary, stiff vellum

title in manuscript on the spine;

Cavendish: title page with engraving; 38 columns on 19 pp. Last page blank. 4 plates in the text.

Knivet: title page with engraving; 1 folding ...

van der Aa, P.
van der Aa, P.
van der Aa, P.
van der Aa, P.
€ 800
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Péron Francois - Freycinet Louis Claude de


Voyage de Découvertes aux Terres Australes


Partie Historique:

Atlas, and

Atlas, deuxieme partie

Paris, Langlois, no date but 1807 and 1811

Hill 1329; Ferguson 449

In large quarto, 32x24 cm

Atlas : in contemporary quarter calf and boards, spine gilt with engraved title

40 plates (2-41) as issued; two of them folding;

20 of them in contemporary colour, one heightened in gold

Plates, separated with fine paper

Rebound in its original binding possibly for being washed. Still a small, brown spot here and there. No repairs, in deep colour and overall in fine condition.

...

Péron Francois   Freycinet Louis Claude de
Péron Francois   Freycinet Louis Claude de
Péron Francois   Freycinet Louis Claude de
Péron Francois   Freycinet Louis Claude de
Péron Francois   Freycinet Louis Claude de
Péron Francois   Freycinet Louis Claude de
€ 11500
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Kotzebue, Otto von


Entdeckungsreise..Sudsee; Behring Strasse,

Nord Ostliche Durchfahrt, 1815-1818

Weimar, Hoffmann 1821


(Sabin 38284; Streeter 3511; Lada Mokarski 80)

Three parts in one volume

In quarto (28x23 cm), uncut; barbed paper

Original editors binding of paper over boards

Title on paper label on the spine

23 nn lvs; 168 pp; 176 pp; 240pp, 3 nn lvs XVIII pp (subscribers list)

16 copper plate engravings of which 15 in contemporary color

4 double page aquatints in sepia

6 folding maps

2 tables

Contents:

1-21:         Introduction by ...

Kotzebue, Otto von
Kotzebue, Otto von
Kotzebue, Otto von
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