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Citizen's Association

Report of the Council of Hygiene

Sanitary conditions of New-York



New York, Appleton and Co. 1866


In octavo, contemporary quarter black Morocco

Title in gilt on the spine

2 free blank end leaves; 18 pages;

FIRST PART: Title leaf ; Large folding map of New York

pp 21-36: Introduction

pp 37-144: Report ..on the sanitary condition of the city,

including 5 illustrations


pp 1-350: Reports of the sanitary inspectors,

including one folding map and 46 illustrations

pp 351-360: Index


Condition: excellent


This is the second edition (first 1865) of a path breaking public health study by 29 teams in the 29 districts that constituted XIX century New York. It documents the direct ...

Citizen's Association
Citizen's Association
Citizen's Association
Citizen's Association
Citizen's Association
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Vargas y Ponce, J. de

Relacion del ultimo viaje...

Estrecho de Magellanes...

& Apendice

Madrid, viuda de Ibarra. 1788 & idem 1793

(Palau 352514 y -515; Sabin 16765 & 1729; Hill 1756)

In quarto; contemporary red morocco

Spine comparted and gilt embossed

Handpainted, blue endpaper

Portrait: Magellan

2 lvs; 7 lvs; folded map; p. 1-70; 4 folded tables;

p. 75-160; one folded map; p. 161-360; two folding maps.

(Apendice 1793):

2 nn lvs; p.1-97; folding table (=98); p. 99-128; folded map

Complete with 5 folding maps and 5 folding tables. Good overall internal condition, slight water staining at the last leaves.


Vargas y Ponce, J. de
Vargas y Ponce, J. de
Vargas y Ponce, J. de
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Ottens, J.

Composite atlas (no title)

Amstelaiedami apud Reinervm et Iosvam Ottens



1730 or shortly afterwards (no date)

Koeman Ott(ens) 1; Cf. Philips 522


Engraved title page, 119 double-page engraved maps of which 14 folded and 6 double-page engravings, all except one coloured in a fine contemporary hand. Special items are:

Leo Hollandicus, Comitatus Hollandiae Denua Formâ Leonis, published by Claas Janszoon Visscher and dated "1648" in the plate

...Nieuwe Kaart van Gooilandt.., Gerrit Post published by R. & J. Ottens, 51x83 cm ca. 1725

Large folio 53,5 x 33 cm, recent binding, made to style.


Rare early 18th-century Dutch composite atlas consisting of maps of Africa (3), Asia (4), ...

Ottens, J.
Ottens, J.
Ottens, J.
€ 95000
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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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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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