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de Bry Th.


Album of the Plates by Theodor de Bry


Grands Voyages, parts I; II; III and IV in Latin

Frankfurt am Main 1590-1594

Album XVIII century

Reference: Church 140; 145; 148 and 154

In folio, 38x25 cm. Contemporary full calf

Title on the spine: Narat(io)....Virgin(iae)

Plates pasted on paper with identical water marks:

Grapes and letters CL...SA.........M,

Paper probably France, mid XVIII century (cfr Churchill 474-478)

4 engraved title pages

5 Coats of Arms

Other plates: Noah; Vespucci and Columbus

132 plates, telling the stories from the first four books


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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 ...

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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.
€ 6000
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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 ...

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Lobo, Jerome


A short relation of the River Nile


London, Martin 1673. (cfr. Gray 2657). In octavo, contemporary calf, restored. 56 lvs. Complete.


Father Lobo (S.J.), 1593-1678, a Portuguese Jesuit went to Ethiopia in 1634 and stayed there all his life. His Historia do Ethiopie, Coimbra 1659 was famous and translated in French (la Haye, 1728). There is another translation, made from a manuscript, not the original printed version, published in Amsterdam in 1728 also in 1728 as "Voyage historique d'Abysinnie. The text was also included in Thevenots Recueil de Voyages. Gay mentions two UK translations of the book, one in 1735 (Brunet 20812), another in 1789. Obviously the text remained ...

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€ 2200
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