Voyages


Results 1 - 20 of 20

Varthema, Ludovici di


Die ritterlich und lobwendig Rays....


Augsburg, Miller, June 16, 1515

(Graesse I, p. 301; Fairfax Murray, nr 418 (the 1516, Strasbourg edition)                    

In small quarto (book block: 18.8x15.2cm)

Modern red morocco and in a protective box.

Folded in four: a;b;c;d;e;f;g;h;I;k;l;m;n;o;p;q;r;s;t; total 76 leaves

Engraved title page and 45 woodcuts in the text in deep but later colour.

The translation into German by Michael Herr; the woodcuts by Georg Breu

Title page: the author offering his book to Agnes of Urbino, Agnesia Feltria Colonna, married to Fabrizio Colonna, Duchess of Albu and Tagliacozzo. ...

Varthema, Ludovici di
Varthema, Ludovici di
Varthema, Ludovici di
€ 60000
Read more

Martyr, Peter


Libro prima della Historia

de lIndie Occidentali (Martir)

Libro secondo delle Indie Occidentali (Oviedo)

Libro ultimo del Summario delle Indie Occidentali


Martyr, Peter and Ramusio, Giovani (¿)            

Libro prima della Historia

de lIndie Occidentali (Martir)

Libro secondo delle Indie Occidentali (Oviedo)

Libro ultimo del Summario delle Indie Occidentali

(lettere delle Peru)

Venice, 1534

Harrisse 190; Church 69

In small quarto, 20x15 cm;

Rebound in 19th century red Morocco; raised bands; title labels in gilt.

...

Martyr, Peter
Martyr, Peter
Martyr, Peter
€ 22000
Read more

Eden, Richard


THE DECADES


Richard Eden, translator and compilor    

Martyr of Angleria, Peter                    

THE DECADES of the newe worlde or west India...

the navigations and conquests of the Spanyardes...

large lands and Islandes lately found in the west Ocean...

and many others....

London, Powell, 1555

Sabin 1561; JCB 1919: I.186; Church 102; Kraus: the first three English books on America, 1971

In small quarto,

Contemporary calf binding with English blindstamp on both covers:

a pelican plucking blood ...

Eden, Richard
Eden, Richard
Eden, Richard
Eden, Richard
€ 75000
Read more

de Bry Th.


Grands Voyages - Book II

Brevis narratio... in Florida Americae Provincia


Frankfurt, de Brij 1591

(Church 145)

In folio, XVIII century, full calf binding

Including engraved title page (1591)

Including Coat of Arms

One text engraving (Noas ark)

One folding map (Florida; Burden 67)

Second engraved title page , dated 1591

42 plates plus text (as in Church 145)

all in fine contemporary colour.

Slight, overall browning as is usual in de Bry. One plate from another copy and in modern colour. Map restored. K5 (Fe de erratas wit old restuaration. Else fine.


First edition. Latin ...

de Bry Th.
€ 86000
Read more

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
Read more

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.
€ 9000
Read more

de Bry Th.


Zehenter Teil der Orientalischen Indien


Frankfurt, Beckers. 1613

Church 242; Muller 1878; Howego I, p873/74; Tiele

Two parts in one

In folio, later stiff vellum

Part one, text: A;B;C;D; and E in four that is 20 leaves of which the last leaf an authentic blank

Part two: a in four including a text title page with two woodcut adornments, thereafter 3 double page folding maps, not numbered

Binding seems to be a remboitage; slight overall browning all through. Tiny burning hole upper margin of B 2 typical of the ash from a cigar of the reader. Maps and prints in excellent condition

The plates and maps are:

Engraved title page, 1613

...

€ 12000
Read more

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
€ 8500
Read more

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
€ 8000
Read more

Spilbergen, J van


Oost en West Indische Voyagie...

and

l Hermite, Jacques

...Voyagie om den gantschen Aerdtcloot...


Amsterdam, Joost Hartgens. 1648

(Tiele Memoire nr. 71 and nr 77)

In small quarto. Modern half calf

Two books in one volume

Spilbergen: pp 3-62, six woodcut plates in the text

L Hermite: pp 3-60, ten woodcuts and seven copper plate engravings in the text.

Lacking the two title pages.


Spilbergens was the fifth circumnavigation ever after Magellan; Drake; Cavendish and van Noort. The voyage took place between 1614 and 1618. Spilbergen was an accomplished admiral who had sailed for the VOC to the Indies (Ceylon) before. He was sent again by the ...

Spilbergen, J van
Spilbergen, J van
€ 2800
Read more

Spilbergen, J van


Historis Journael van de Voyage gedaen met 3 schepen uyt Zeelant

Naer dOost-Indien, 1601-1604

&

Beschrijvinge van de tweede voyage..

onder Steven van Hagen


Amsterdam, Hartgens, 1648

(Tiele Mem 143; Landwehr VOC 251 and 198)

In quarto, modern quarter calf binding

94 pages including one engraved title page.

Spilbergen, pp 1-62, one folding plate with 6 images.

Van Hagen, pp 62-96. Pp 69-91 is translated from Caspar Balbi being the description from Cochin and Pegu.


Voyage to Ceylon (1601-1604) was carried out before the Dutch East India Company, VOC, was created in 1602 and paid for by the Flemish entrepreneur de ...

Spilbergen, J van
Spilbergen, J van
€ 2800
Read more

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
€ 4200
Read more

Houtman, Cornelis de


Eerste schip-vaert der Hollanders naar Oost-Indien

met vier schepen


Amsterdam, Joost Hartgens, 1650

Tiele 121

In small quarto, recent quarter calf binding

102 pp, including title page with woodcut illustration

6 text engravings in copper plate as follows:

A5r. Inhabitants cape of Good Hope

D4r.    Bantam

E1v.    Dance at Java

E2v.    Council at Ambon

E3r.    A nobleman from Bantam

G1r.    A woman follows her deceased man into the fire

G2r.    The island St Helena

...

Houtman, Cornelis de
Houtman, Cornelis de
€ 3200
Read more

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.
€ 6000
Read more

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
€ 5500
Read more

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.
€ 350
Read more

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.
€ 420
Read more

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.
€ 600
Read more

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
Read more

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
€ 4200
Read more