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Pontanus, Isaac

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 ...

€ 10000
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Schouten, W.C.

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 ...

€ 6000
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Marcoy, P

Marcoy, P

Travels in South America...

London, Blacky & Son. 1875

(Sabin, 44508)

Two volumes in cuarto.

Richly engraved linnen over boards.

10 maps & 525 woodcut illustrations.

First edition in English (French 1869)

First and last leaves old ...

€ 800
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