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ALEXIS, Willibald. (Georg Wilhelm Heinrich HÄRING). Reistogten in het zuiden van Frankrijk; waarin karakterschilderingen over de oude en hedendaagsche Franschen. Uit het Hoogduitsch. Amsterdam, J.C. van Kesteren, 1829.Contemporary half calf (spine dam.). With engraved title-page after H.P. Oosterhuis by W.H. Hoogkamer. XII,224 pp. Dutch translation of Wanderungen im Süden. Berlin 1828. - (Foxed). - Not in Tiele. [Boeknr.: 8365 ]

€ 125,00

ALLEN, W.E.D. (Ed.). Russian embassies to the Georgian kings (1589-1605). Edited with introduction, additional notes, commentaries and bibliography. Texts translated by Anthony Mango. Cambridge, 1970-1972. 2 volumes. Cloth, with dust-jackets. With 8 maps and 18 plates. XXXII, IX, 640 pp. Hakluyt Society, 2nd series, 138 - 139. - The Russian embassy of Zvenigorodski and Antonov (1589-90) to the Georgian king ruling in Kakheti. [Boeknr.: 19951 ]

€ 65,00

ALPS. - JAHRBUCH DES SCHWEIZER ALPENCLUB. Jhrg. 32 - 1896 bis 1897. Bern, Schmid & Francke, 1897.Contemporary half morocco. With folding panoramic view, 2 coloured plates and many photographic plates. VIII,452 pp. [Boeknr.: 27836 ]

€ 75,00

AMSTERDAM. Amstella intus respiciens ex ponte versus Orphanotrophaeum Amstellodamensis. - L'Amstel au dedans qu'on voit du pont bleu vers la maison des Orphelins d'Amsterdam. - De binnen Amstel, van de blaauwe brug, naa het diaken huys te zien tot Amsterdam - Die Amstel von innen wie man Sie siehet von der Blauen Brug gegen da Waijssen Haus zu Amsterdam. (Augsburg), Georg Balthasar Probst, (ca. 1780).Contemporary handcoloured perspective view (vue d'optique or Guckkastenbild) depicting a nice view of the river Binnen Amstel in Amsterdam, with on both sides buildings and boats in the water. Ca. 26,5 x 40 cm. [Boeknr.: 32962 ]

€ 175,00

ANDRIESSEN, Pieter Jacob. De tocht naar Rusland of het begin van den val van't keizerrijk, 1812. 2e druk. Leiden, A.W. Sijthoff, (1882).Original decorated red cloth. With 4 coloured plates. VIII,190 pp. First published in 1875. - Juvenile dealing with the invasion of the French army in Russia in 1812. [Boeknr.: 33134 ]

€ 45,00

BAEDEKER, Karl. Nordwest-Deutschland (von der Elbe und der westgraenzen Sachsens an, nebst Hamburg und der Westküste von Schleswig-Holstein). 31. Auflage. Leipzig, 1914. Sm.8vo. Cloth. With 56 maps, and 84 plans. XXX,459 pp. [Boeknr.: 25172 ]

€ 25,00

BAEDEKER, Karl. Northern Italy including Leghorn, Florence, Ravenna and routes through France, Switzerland, and Austria. Handbook for travellers. 14th remodelled edition. Leipzig, 1913.Sm.8vo. Cloth. With 82 partly folding maps and plans. LXVIII,698 pp. - (Bookblock broken). [Boeknr.: 13076 ]

€ 25,00

BAEDEKER, Karl. Paris und Umgebungen. Handbuch für Reisende. 14te Auflage. Leipzig, 1896.Sm.8vo. Cloth. With 14 maps, and 27 plans, partly folding. XXXVI,388. - Inserted the street-index with plans. [Boeknr.: 13116 ]

€ 25,00

BARGRAVE, Robert. The travel diary of Robert Bargrave Levant merchant (1647-1656). Edited by Michael G. Brennan. London, 1999. 8vo. Cloth, with dust-jacket. With 17 plates and illustrations. XIX,288 pp. Hakluyt Society, 3rd series, 3. - The introduction provides an assessment of the historical, literary, and geographical importance of Robert Bargrave's journal. [Boeknr.: 34636 ]

€ 45,00

BARKER, Edward Harrison. Wanderings by southern waters. Eastern Aquitaine. London, Richard Bentley and Son, 1893.Original red cloth (soiled). With frontispiece, 2 illustrations and 4 plates. 403 pp. - Aquitaine is one of the 27 regions of France in the south-western part. [Boeknr.: 8669 ]

€ 40,00

BARTHELEMY, Jean Jacques. Reis door Italië. Uit het Fransch vertaald door P.G. Witsen Geysbeek. Amsterdam, G. Roos, 1803.Contemporary half calf. With engraved title by D.A. v.d. Wart and engraved plate. VIII,402,(8) pp. Dutch translation of Voyage en Italie de M. l'abbé Barthélemy. Paris 1801. - (Stained). - Not in Tiele. [Boeknr.: 1105 ]

€ 125,00

BARTHELEMY, Jean Jacques. Reise des jungen Anacharsis durch Griechenland vierhundert Jahr vor der gewöhnlichen Zeitrechnung. Aus dem Französischen. Berlin, Libau, Lagarde und Friedrich, 1789-1793.7 volumes. Original embossed cloth, spines lettered in gilt. With 7 portrait frontispieces and 34 plans and maps (mostly folding). First German edition. - This famous and influential work was first published in French in 1788, Voyage du jeune Anacharsis en Grèce; numerous editions and translations appeared throughout the 19th century. Although there had been earlier attemps to popularize what was known of Greek antiquity, none was so immediately succesful and influential as Barthelemy's Anacharsis, which played an important part in the development both of neo-classicism and philhellenic sentiment in France. - (Age-browned). - Scarce.Fromm 2082; Cf. Blackmer 83 and Atabey 67; Eutiner Landesbibliothek 0085 (later ed. only). [Boeknr.: 33119 ]

€ 950,00

BARTLETT, William Henry. - BEATTIE, William. The ports, harbours, watering-places, and coast scenery of Great Britain. Illustrated by views taken on the spot, by W.H. Bartlett; with descriptions by William Beattie. London, George Virtue, 1842.2 volumes. 4to. Contemporary richly decorated gilt morocco, rebacked with the original gilt spines laid down (rubbed), a.e.g. With frontispiece portrait of Queen Victoria, woodcut of Blackwall and 125 steelengravings (incl. 2 frontispieces and title-pages). (4),190; (4),155 pp. This is the revised, much enlarged edition of the original work issued by Charles Tilt in 1836. - The plates present the harbours and shores of England, Scotland and Wales in the most dramatic, picturesque, or romantic light possible. Depictions of port cities range from stormy scenes of wreckage to calm sunny days. The romantic views by William Henry Bartlett (1809-1854) are among the best produced in the 19th century. The plate of the lighthouse of Berwick in volume one is shown as title-vignette in volume two. William Beattie (1793-1875) wrote the descriptions. - (Some light foxing as usual).Andres 353. [Boeknr.: 29132 ]

€ 475,00

BAUMGARTNER, Alexander. Reisebilder aus Schottland. 3. vermehrte Auflage. Freiburg im Breisgau, Herder, 1906. Original decorated cloth (small printed library number on front). With folding map and 87 plates and illustrations. XIV,369 pp. First published in 1884. [Boeknr.: 22713 ]

€ 45,00

BAUMGARTNER, Alexander. Durch Skandinavien nach St. Petersburg. 3. Auflage. Freiburg, Herder, 1901.Original decorated front board, spine half cloth. With coloured frontispiece, folding map and 161 illustrations. XXI,619 pp. First published in Freiburg in 1890. - Nordische Fahrten. Skizzen und Studien. II. - (Small stamp on title-page). [Boeknr.: 13045 ]

€ 45,00

BAWDEN, C.R. Shamans, Lamas and Evangelicals.The English missionaries in Siberia. London, Routledge & Kegan Paul, (1985). Boards, with dust-jacket. With 24 plates. XVIII,382 pp. A fascinating story of a missionary venture to Eastern Siberia in the year 1818. [Boeknr.: 31752 ]

€ 35,00

BEATIS, Antonio de. The travel journal of Antonio de Beatis. Germany, Switzerland, the Low Countries, France and Italy, 1517-1518. Translated from the Italian by J.R. Hale and J.M.A. Lindon. Edited by J.R. Hale. London, 1979. Cloth, with dust-jacket. With map and 2 illustrations. XII,206 pp. Hakluyt Society, 2nd series, 150. - Travel-account of the leisurely tour by Luigi of Aragon, one of the most wealthy, cultivated and well-connected of Italian cardinals. [Boeknr.: 17226 ]

€ 30,00

BELLIN, Jacques Nicolas. Carte réduite de la Moscovie, Siberie, Tartarie et pais voisins. Paris, 1750.Fine engraved map of Russia including Novaya Zemlya. Ca. 22 x 33 cm Jacques-Nicolas Bellin (1703 -1772) was assigned as a chief cartographer to the French Navy in 1721. [Boeknr.: 31787 ]

€ 150,00

BENSAUDE, Joaquim. L'astronomie nautique au Portugal a l'époque des grandes découvertes. (Berne, 1912-17). Réimpression. Amsterdam, Meridian Publishing Co, 1967. Cloth (stained). With illustrations. 301 pp. [Boeknr.: 9494 ]

€ 25,00

BERKUM, Henricus van. Beschryving der stadt Schoonhoven, bevattende in zig een verhaal van derzelver grond, waterstroomen, bevolking, benaming, oudheyd, vryeheeren, handvesten, privilegien, voorregten, keuren, handel, hooft-neeringen, ambagten, brandt, oorlogs gevallen, sterkte, gelegentheyt, 't oude en nieuwe wapen, geestelyke en weereltlyke gebouwen, geleerde mannen, oude en nieuwe regeeringsform, verwisseling in kerkelyke en weereltlyke zaaken, en zeltzaamheden. Nader overzien en merkelyk vermeerdert, door J(ohannes) A(drianus) B(lok). Gouda, Gysbert en Willem de Vry, 1762.4to. Contemporary half calf (1 hinge cracked but firmly holding), spine gilt, with red morocco title label. With title-page printed in red and black and woodcut coat of arms of Schoonhoven, folding genealogical table, folding engraved view from the river Lek by Jan Punt, folding engraved plan by Isaac Tirion, and 2 folding engraved views one of the city-hall and the other of the Barthlemy church by Jan Punt. (28),616,(9) pp. Important description of the city of Schoonhoven in the western Netherlands, called Zilverstad (silvercity). With fine topographical views by Jan Punt. - A fine copy.Nijhoff-Van Hattum 20; Bodel Nijenhuis 1316. [Boeknr.: 29050 ]

€ 395,00

BERLIN. ALBUM VON BERLIN, CHARLOTTENBURG UND POTSDAM. Berlin, Globus, (1905).Oblong 8vo. Original decorated cloth (soiled; loose). With 5 panoramic views and 132 photographic plates. [Boeknr.: 2099 ]

€ 35,00

BORCHLING, C. und R. MUUSS. (Hrsg.). Die Friesen. Breslau, Ferdinand Hirt, 1931. Original cloth with dustwrapper. With coloured frontispiece, folding map and 18 photographic illustrations. 200 pp. [Boeknr.: 24299 ]

€ 45,00

BOSCHMA, C. & J. PEROT. Antoine-Ignace Melling (1763-1832), reizend kunstenaar. Met medewerking van H. Sorbé, Th. Laurentius en R. Anhegger. Abcoude, Uniepers, (1991). Folio. Original boards, with dust-jacket. With many illustrations (several in colours). 240 pp. Melling was a painter, architect and voyager who is counted among the 'Levantine artists'. In this book his journey in 1812 to the Netherlands and Germany is documented. [Boeknr.: 31810 ]

€ 45,00

BOSSHARD, Walter. Kühles Grasland Mongolei. Zauber und Schönheit der Steppe. Berlin, Im Deutschen Verlag, (1938). Decorated green cloth (spine discoloured). With 2 maps and 71 photographic illustrations. 217 pp. [Boeknr.: 24640 ]

€ 25,00

BRENNAN, Michael G. (Ed.). The origins of the grand tour. The travels of Robert Mantague, Lord Mandeville (1649-1654), William Hammond (1655-1658), Banaster Maynard (1660-1663). London, 2004. 8vo. Cloth, with dust-jacket. With 49 illustrations and plates. XVII,331 pp. Hakluyt Society, 3rd series, 14. - The longterm English fascination with the Grand Tour was firmly rooted in the mid-tudor and early Stuart periods. Such travels were usually prompted by one of three reasons: the prectical needs of diplomacy, the aesthetic allure of cultural tourism, and the expediences of polotical or religious exile. [Boeknr.: 34639 ]

€ 55,00

BRUYN, Cornelis de. Reizen over Moskovie. Een Hollandse schilder ontmoet tsaar Peter de Grote. Ingeleid en van commentaar voorzien door Kiki Hannema. (Amsterdam, Terra Incognita, 1996). Wrappers. With folding plate and illustrations. 125 pp. - Cornelis de Bruijn (ca. 1652-1727) was a Dutch artist and traveller. His visits also included Russia. [Boeknr.: 15955 ]

€ 18,00

BUYS, M(arius). Uit alle werelddeelen. Merkwaardige ontdekkingen, avonturen te land en ter zee, tafereelen uit het leven der natuur en der volken, enz. Leiden, D. Noothoven van Goor, (1878).Original decorated cloth. With 6 plates (3 chromolithographs by Emrik & Binger depicting Faroe Islands, London and the English Channel ). 533,(3) pp. [Boeknr.: 31972 ]

€ 65,00

CAILLETTE DE L'HERVILLIERS, Edmond. Compiègne sa forèt ses alentours. Etudes & souvenirs historiques & archéologiques suivi de documents relatifs a la vie du B. Simon, Comte de Crespy et d'Amiens. Compiègne, Paris, 1869.8vo. Original printed wrappers, uncut. 508,96 pp. [Boeknr.: 10813 ]

€ 60,00

CALONNE, Charles Alexandre de. Requête au roi. (No pl.), 1787. - Bound with: réponse de m. de calonne a l'écrit de m. Necker, publié en Avril 1787; contenant l'examen des comptes de la situation des finances. Rendus en 1774, 1776, 1781, 1783 & 1787: avec des observations sur les résultats de l'assemblée des notables. - Pieces justificatives ou accessoires. - Appendix.Londres, T. Spilsbury, 1788.2 works in 1 volume. Contemporary half calf, spine ribbed with green title-label. 137,(3),66; 8,215,(3),65,(1),36 pp. Charles Alexandre, vicomte de Calonne (1734 - 1802) was a French statesman, best known for his involvement in the French Revolution. [Boeknr.: 13537 ]

€ 95,00

CARR, John. Een zomer in het Noorden, of reize rondom de Baltische zee, door Denemarken, Zweden, Rusland en een gedeelte van Duitschland. Naar het Engelsch. Leeuwarden, Wed. J.P.de Boij, 1809-11.2 volumes in 1. Later wrappers. (6),288; VIII,404 pp. First published in English A Northern summer, or travels round the Baltic, through Denmark, Sweden, Russia, Prussia and part of Germany, in the year 1804. London 1805. - John Carr (1772-1772) was called to the bar at the Middle Temple, but from reasons of health found it advisable to travel, and published accounts of his journeys in different European countries, which though without much intrinsic merit, obtained a wide circulation on account of their light, gossipy style, and the fact that in the species if literature there was then comparatively little competition (DNB). - (Hole in title-page).Muller, Bibliographie Neerlando-Russe, 770; Catalogue Russica C148; not in Tiele or Cat. NHSM. [Boeknr.: 2104 ]

€ 295,00

CERAM, C.W. Narrow pass, black mountain. The discovery of the Hittite empire. Translated from the German by Richard and Clara Winston. London, Victor Gollancz, Sidwick & Jackson, (1956). Cloth. With illustrations and photographic plates. XIX,284 pp. C.W. Ceram (1915 - 1972) was the pseudonym of the German journalist and author Kurt Wilhelm Marek, known for his popular works about archeology . He chose to write under a pseudonym to distance himself from his work as a propagandist for the Third Reich. [Boeknr.: 27138 ]

€ 30,00

CHARMASSE, A. de. Origine des paroisses rurales dans le département de Saone-et-Loire. Autun, 1909. Half cloth. 89 pp. [Boeknr.: 8768 ]

€ 30,00

CLAPARDèDE, Arthur de. L'ile de Porquerolles (Iles d'Hyères). (La France). Neuchatel, 1891.Original printed wrappers. 16 pp. - (Bull. de la Société Neuchâteloise de Géographie). [Boeknr.: 10471 ]

€ 30,00

CLYMAN, Toby W. & Judith VOWLES. Russia through women's eyes. Autobiographies from Tsarist Russia. New Haven, Yale University Press, (1996). Boards, with dust-jacket (spine sl. discoloured). X,393 pp. 'This collection presents, for the first time in English, the lives of eleven remarkable Rusian women as told in their own words'. [Boeknr.: 31710 ]

€ 35,00

COMETTANT, Oscar. Le Danemark tel qu'il est. Paris, A. Faure, 1865.Sm.8vo. Contemporary half red morocco, spine gilt. XII,486 pp. [Boeknr.: 10936 ]

€ 45,00

CONSTEN, Hermann. Weideplätze der Mongolen im Reiche der Chalcha. Berlin, Dietrich Reimer (Ernst Vohsen), 1919-20.2 volumes. Original pictorial boards (spines discoloured). With 2 folding maps and 128 photographic plates. XII,303;VII,314 pp. Hermann Consten (1878-1957 lived from 1929 till 1950 in Peking, from 1936 together with his wife Eleanor von Erdberg, both East Asian specialists. - Fine illustrated standard work.Cordier, B.S., col. 4297. [Boeknr.: 31716 ]

€ 275,00

COPENHAGEN. Vue perspective de la la Galerie Royale de Copenhague conduisant au jardin. Paris, Mondhare, 1761.Contemporary handcoloured perspective view (vue d'optique or Guckkastenbild) depicting the royal arcade of Christianborg in Copenhagen. Ca. 29,5 x 46,5 cm. [Boeknr.: 11056 ]

€ 45,00

COPENHAGEN. Vue perspective des cascades du roy de Danemark a Copenhague. Paris, Basset, (c. 1780).Contemporary handcoloured perspective view (vue d'optique or Guckkastenbild) after Rostin by C. Bresse depicting the royal fountains and garden in Copenhagen. ca 30 x 44,5 cm. [Boeknr.: 10777 ]

€ 85,00

COPENHAGEN. Vue perspective du chateau et du jardin du roy de Danemark a Copenhague. Paris, Basset, 1764.Contemporary handcoloured perspective view (vue d'optique or Guckkastenbild) after Rostin by C. Bresse depicting the royal castle and the gardens of Frederiksberg in Kopenhagen. ca 29 x 41 cm. - Nice garden print. [Boeknr.: 11060 ]

€ 175,00

CRÉHANGE, Gaston. Histoire de la Russie. Depuis la mort de Paul Ier jusqu'à nos jours. Paris, Germer Baillière et Cie, 1882.Sm.8vo. Contemporary half red morocco, original front-wrapper preserved, top edge gilt. (4),300,(32) pp. - First edition. [Boeknr.: 12948 ]

€ 65,00

DAUMONT, Alexandre. Reis door Zweden in den jare 1830, behelzende uitvoerige berigten wegens den tegenwoordigen staat van dat koningrijk en deszelfs bewoners: benevens vele bijzonderheden aangaande de regering van Karel XIV (Bernadotte), en de gebeurtenissen, zijne troonsverheffing voorafgegaan. Naar het Fransch. Haarlem, Wed. A. Loosjes, 1835.2 volumes in 1. Contemporary half calf (hinges weak). With 2 engraved frontispieces by D. Veelwaard. XII,280; XII,290 pp. First published in French Voyage en Suède. Paris 1834. - This enlarged Dutch translation has an appendix: Gustafson. De dertiende maart of de belangrijkste bijzonderheden der Zweedsche omwenteling, in den jare 1809. Not in Tiele. [Boeknr.: 1830 ]

€ 125,00

DEMIDOFF, Anatole de. Voyage dans la Russie Meridionale et la Crimée par la Hongrie, La Valachie et la Moldavie, exécuté en 1837 .. Paris, Ernest Bourdin, 1840.8vo. Contemporary half morocco, spine gilt with red morocco title-label to spine. With 1 page of sheet music, 24 plates mounted on India paper and many wood-engravings in the text by Denis Raffet. VI, 621,(3) pp. First edition. - This is the first part of Demidov's account of his mission in Russia and the Crimea, an account of the voyage itself. The scientific observations by Huot, Leveille, Rousseau and Nordmann were published in three volumes in 1842 (Atabey p. 181). Celebrated scientific expedition by count Anatoliy Nicolaevic Demidov (1812-1870) through southern Russia, Crimea, Hongary, Romania, and Turkey in the year 1837. With magnificent plates depicting topographical and military views, costumes and everyday scenes . - (Age-browned). - A fine copy.Catalogue Russica D297; Vicaire III, p.165. [Boeknr.: 31668 ]

€ 575,00

DIOSZEGI, V. (Ed.). Glaubenswelt und Folklore der sibirischen Völker. Budapest, Ungarische Akademie der Wissenschaften, 1963. Cloth, with dust-jacket. With 151 illustrations (several in colours). 534 pp. 'Die Fachliteratur wird um ein Wek bereichert, das auf das Interesse der weiten Kreise von Sibirienforschern, Fokloristen, Ethnographen, Linguisten, Religions- und Kulturhistorikern rechnen darf'. [Boeknr.: 31750 ]

€ 65,00

DORN, Alexander. (Ed.). Die Seehäfen des Weltverkehrs. Wien, Alexander Dorn, 1891-1892.2 volumes. Contemporary half morocco, spines decorated. With 389 woodengraved seaport plans and views. (12),1100; (8),828 pp. Volume I: Häfen Europas sowie der asiatischen und afrikanischen Küsten des Mittelmeerbeckens. Volume II: Häfen ausserhalb Europas und des Mittelmeerbeckens. - Fine. [Boeknr.: 32925 ]

€ 175,00

DOUMERGUE, E. Un petite nationalité en souffrance les Lettons. Les provinces Baltiques et le Pangermanisme Prussien en Russie. Paris, Éditions de 'Foi et Vie', 1917. Original wrappers. IV,150 pp. [Boeknr.: 24636 ]

€ 30,00

EBELING, E. Straatsburg in 1681. Een geschiedkundig verhaal uit de dagen van de afscheuring dezer stad van het Duitsche Rijk, en hare bemachtiging door Lodewijk XIV; voor de rijpere jeugd. Gouda, G.B. van Goor Zonen, 1873.Original embossed red cloth, spine gilt. With 4 coloured plates by P.W.M. Trap. 232 pp. Juvenile. Straatsburg was joined to France in 1681. [Boeknr.: 33131 ]

€ 45,00

FAUCHER, Léon. Études sur l'Angleterre. Paris, Guillaumin, 1845.2 volumes. Contemporary half vellum, with red and green morocco labels on spines. XXXI,470; 433 pp. First edition. - Léonard Joseph Faucher (1803 - 1854) was a French politician and economist. - (Some foxing). [Boeknr.: 10433 ]

€ 95,00

FILSECK, Johann Jacob Moser von. Vollständiger Bericht von der so berühmt als fatalen Clausula Articuli IV. Pacis Ryswicensis, bestehende theils in einer historischen Erzählung/ wie diese Clausul gegen alle vormalige und öffters wiederhohlte Versicherungen auf die Bahn gebracht und durchgetrungen worden... Franckfurt, Wolffgang Christoph Multsens, 1732.2 parts in 1. 4to. Modern wrappers. (8),456; 131 pp. The Nine Years' War (1688-97) - often called the War of the Grand Alliance or the War of the League of Augsburg, was a major war of the late 17th century fought between King Louis XIV of France, and a European-wide coalition, the Grand Alliance, led by the Anglo-Dutch Stadtholder-King William III, Holy Roman Emperor Leopold I, King Charles II of Spain, Victor Amadeus II of Savoy, and the major and minor princes of the Holy Roman Empire. By the terms of the Treaty of Ryswick (1697) Louis XIV retained the whole of Alsace, but he was forced to return Lorraine to its ruler and give up any gains on the right bank of the Rhine. Louis XIV also accepted William III as the rightful King of England, while the Dutch acquired their Barrier fortress system in the Spanish Netherlands to help secure their own borders. - (Waterstained). [Boeknr.: 7673 ]

€ 150,00

FRENCH - RUSSIAN DIALOGUES. CHOIX D'ENTRÉTIENS FRANÇAIS ET RUSSES, composés sur le modèle des meilleurs auteurs modernes et arrangés en 150 leçons. 1831. Contemporary half green morocco (spine damaged; 1 hinge broken). VII,315 pp. Rare. - No copy in Worldcat. [Boeknr.: 31726 ]

€ 275,00

GARDNER, Ernest Arthur. Ancient Athens. 2nd edition. New York, London, Macmillan Company, 1907.Original decorated cloth gilt, top edge gilt. With numerous plans, plates and illustrations. XVI,579 pp. The first edition was published the same year. - A fine copy. [Boeknr.: 8787 ]

€ 45,00

GAUME, J. Les trois Rome. Journal d'un voyage en Italie. Paris, Gaume Frères, 1847-48.4 volumes. Contemporary half calf, spines gilt. With 2 large folding plans (Plan de Rome ancienne et moderne & Plan de Rome souteraine ou des catacombe). XII,563; 708; 659; 600,CIV pp. - First edition. [Boeknr.: 29336 ]

€ 175,00

GERBET, Ph(ilippe Olympe). Esquisse de Rome chrétienne. 4me édition. Paris, 1863.2 volumes. Sm.8vo. Contemporary half vellum, spines gilt. XII,506; 544 pp. First published in Paris in 1844. [Boeknr.: 8805 ]

€ 75,00

Germany. Preface by Hugo Eckener. Geneva, (1956). Sm.8vo. Red cloth. With 94 maps and plans. XXXII,681 pp. - The Nagel Travel Guide Series). [Boeknr.: 23794 ]

€ 18,00

GIANNOTTI, Donato. Het Gemeene-Best van Venetia: of naaukeurige beschrijving van de stadt, en het rijk van Venetia; haar onderhoorige steden, eylanden, der selver stadt .. uyt het Latijn verduytst. Amsterdam, Samuel Imbrechts, 1667.4to. Later half vellum. With woodcut printer's device on title-page. (4),136,(3) pp. First printed in Rome in 1540 Libro della Republica de Venitiani. - The first Latin edition in the Netherlands was published by Elzevier in 1631 (Willems 353). This is the first accurate description of the government and administration of Venetia. - (Waterstained). - Not in Tiele or Cat. NHSM. [Boeknr.: 3473 ]

€ 375,00

GUINCHARD, J. Sweden. Historical and statistical handbook. 2nd edition. Stockholm, Government Printing Office, 1914. 2 volumes. Contemporary half green morocco, top edges gilt. With numerous photographic illustrations. XXVI,781; XI,758 pp. - A fine set. [Boeknr.: 10921 ]

€ 95,00

HEDLUND, S.A. Schweiz. Rese-anteckningar i bref. Stockholm, A. Bonniers, (1866).Contemporary half morocco. With frontispiece depicting a view of Lausanne. IV,192 pp. [Boeknr.: 7977 ]

€ 45,00

HEYLYN, Peter. Cosmography in four books containing the chrography and history of the whole world: and all the principal kingdoms, provinces, seas, and isles thereof. London, printed by A.C. for P. Chetwind and A. Seile, 1677.Folio. 4 volumes in 1. Folio. Contemporary mottled calf. With engraved title-page (London, Anne Seile, 1669) and 4 double-page maps of the continents. (8),303; (222); 230; 154; (46) pp. Fifth edition, first published in 1652; with armorial bookplate of Philip Monoux . - An attempt to describe in meticulous detail every aspect of the known world. It appears to have been the first description in print of Australia, and perhaps of California, Terra del Fuego, and other territories in the New World. With Appendix on the endeavor to discover Terra Australis Incognita, or the Southern continent. This curious discourse on Terra Australis describes its supposed immense size to be as large as Europe, Asia and Africa (Cox II, p.339). The fine maps depict Europe, Asia, Africa and America with California as an island. - (Age-browned). - A popular work, frequently reissued.Cowan p.108; European-Americana IV, p.28; Sabin 31655. [Boeknr.: 32811 ]

€ 3250,00

HORNE, John Fletcher. The mirage of two buried cities (Pompeii and Herculaneum). London, Hazell, Watson, and Viney, 1900. Original cloth gilt, top edge gilt. With plates. XII,354 pp. - With autograph dedication by the author. [Boeknr.: 10855 ]

€ 45,00

HUNGARY. Hungary and its revolutions from the earliest period to the nineteenth century. Bij E.O.S. With a memoir of Louis Kossuth. London, Henry G. Bohn, 1854.Sm.8vo. Original green embossed cloth, spine lettered in gilt. With engraved portrait of Louis Kossuth. XX,556 pp. [Boeknr.: 9769 ]

€ 65,00

IMPORT AND EXPORT TAXES. Lyste van de gemeene middelen op de inkoomende en uitgaande goederen en koopmanschappen. 's Gravenhage, Jacobus Scheltus, 1725.4to. Marbled wrappers. With woodcut coat of arms of the States General on title-page. 31 pp. Table of import and export taxes on merchandise, arranged alphabetically. [Boeknr.: 13855 ]

€ 35,00

ITALY. - Tegenwoordigen toestand van het pauselyke hof nevens alle andere hoven, republyken en voornaamste steden van Italien, in verscheide missives beschreven, door seecker naukeurigh reysiger, welcke sigh in de jaren 1690, 1691, 1692 daer heeft bevonden. Overgeset uyt een noit gedruckt Frans manuscript ende tot op dese tijdt toe vervolght. Utrecht, Antoni Schouten, 1697.4to. 3 volumes in 1. Contemporary calf, spine gilt (top of spine neatly repaired). With fine engraved title-page by I. van Vianen and 8 other engravings (2 folding). (8),223, (3); 279;109, (17) pp. First Dutch edition. - A description of Italy with observations about Florence, Luca, Rome, Naples, Padua, etc. At the end an instruction for travellers.Tiele 1099. [Boeknr.: 8781 ]

€ 395,00

ITER BRITTANIARUM. Codicis antiquissimi et optimi parisiensis .. exemplar; cum excerpto ex itinerario maritimo. (No pl., c.1880).Original cloth. 118 pp. With alphabetical table, explanation and topographical analysis of the imperial itinerary of Britain. [Boeknr.: 7958 ]

€ 55,00

JEWETT, Sarah Orne. The Normans, told chiefly in relation to their conquest of England. London, T. Fisher Unwin, 1891.Original decorated cloth. With folding map and many illustrations. XIV,373 pp. [Boeknr.: 9648 ]

€ 45,00

JONG, Cornelis de. Reize in en door het Kanaal, in de jaren 1785 en 1786. Haarlem, Fr. Bohn, 1808.Later half cloth. With folding view of the harbour of Bordeaux and folding plate depicting a naval battle between Commodore Charles Fielding and rear-admiral Lodewijk van Bylandt, after G. Groenewegen by Vinkeles and Vrijdag. XVI,396 pp. First edition. - Voyage through the Channel in 1785 and 1786 in the Dutch brigantine Den Beschutter. - The affair of Fielding and Bylandt was a brief naval engagement off the Isle of Wight on 31 December 1779 between a Royal Navy squadron, commanded by Commodore Charles Fielding, and a naval squadron of the Dutch Republic, commanded by rear-admiral Lodewijk van Bylandt, escorting a Dutch convoy. The British seized the Dutch merchantmen and conducted them as prizes to Portsmouth, followed by the Dutch squadron. (Waterstained).Tiele 556; Cat. NHSM I, p.121; Roeper & Wildeman, Reizen op papier, p. 104. [Boeknr.: 12863 ]

€ 195,00

JONG, Cornelius de. Reize naar de Middellandsche Zee, in de jaren 1777, 1778 en 1779. Haarlem, François Bohn, 1806.Contemporary half calf, spine gilt. With engraved costume plate of Milos and folding view of Gallipoli. XVIII,293,(1) pp. First edition. - The first voyage (1778 - 1779) to the Mediterranean by the Dutch naval-officer Cornelius de Jong van Rodenburgh (1762-1838), made in the ship Thetis, includes Malta, Cerigo, Zea and Negroponte to Constantinople and Asia Minor. - (Some waterstaining at the end).Tiele 552; Cat. NHSM I, p.121; Atabey Collection 620; Roeper & Wildeman, Reizen op papier, p. 104. [Boeknr.: 28817 ]

€ 550,00

JONG, Cornelius de. Tweede reize naar de Middellandsche Zee, gedaan in de jaren 1783, 1784 en 1785. Haarlem, François Bohn, 1807Contemporary half green morocco, spine lettered in gilt. With 2 engraved folding plates of Algiers and Minorca. XVI,431 pp. First edition. - The second voyage (1783 - 1785) to the Mediterranean by the Dutch naval-officer Cornelius de Jong van Rodenburgh (1762-1838), made in the ship Prins Willem in command by Cornelis van Gennip to the Mediterranean, includes long description of Algiers. - (Some library stamps).Tiele 553; Cat. NHSM I, p.121; Atabey Collection 620; Roeper & Wildeman, Reizen op papier, p. 104. [Boeknr.: 28818 ]

€ 550,00

JOUY, Victor Joseph Etienne de. De Kluizenaar van de Chaussée-d'Antin (een voornaam oord van Parijs), of opmerkingen over de Parijsche zeden en gebruiken, in het begin der negentiende eeuw. Naar het Fransch, met ophelderende aanteekeningen van den schrijver. Dordrecht, A. Blussé & Zoon, 1813.Original boards. XII,278 pp. Victor-Joseph Étienne de Jouy (1764 - 1846), received at the age of eighteen a commission in the army, and sailed for South America in the company of the governor of Guiana. He abandoned his early military career for a successful literary one. From 1811 to 1814 de Jouy published in the weekly Gazette de France a series of satirical sketches of Parisian life, later collected under the title of L'Hermite de la Chaussee d'Antin, which was warmly received and made his name as a journalist. - (Frontispiece missing; some annotations).Scheepers II, 630; Cf. Sabin 36769. [Boeknr.: 12763 ]

€ 65,00

JUAN, Jorge & Antonio de ULLOA. Historische reisbeschryving van geheel Zuid-America; gedaan op bevel des konings van Spanje. Goes, Jacobus Huysman, 1771-72.2 volumes. 4to. Contemporary mottled calf, spines gilt, with morocco title-labels to spines (2 hinges sl. damaged but strongly holding). With title-pages printed in red and black, engraved allegorical frontispiece, 11 engraved plates (6 folding) and 14 folding maps and plans by H. Vinkeles, J. van Schley, and J. van Jagen. (8),XXIV,428; VIII,IV,406 pp. First Dutch edition, with new and improved plates and maps; first published in Spanish in Madrid in 1748 Relacion historica del viage a la America meridional. - The most comprehensive 18th century account of South America giving the results of the scientific expedition by a group of leading European scientists. Primary source for the history of Peru, Chile, Ecuador and Colombia. This voyage arose out of the desire of the French government. Members of the Academy of Sciences, under the leadership of Charles-Marie de la Condamine, together with two of the most scientific officers of the Spanish navy, Antonio de Ulloa (1716-1795) and Jorge Juan y Santacilla (1713-1773), 'carried on a series of operations of unexampled difficulty and encountered hardships and sufferings which demanded the strength of the strongest constitutions and the energy of minds stimulated by a love of science' (Cox II, p.275). 'Juan and Ulloa's Travels may be selected as the most entertaining and satisfactory work of its kind' (Sabin 36813). - A very fine copy.Tiele 1120; Cat. NHSM I, p.281; Muller, America, 826; Sabin 36804; Howgego p.559. [Boeknr.: 1662 ]

€ 2250,00

JUSSERAND, Jean Jules. English wayfaring life in the middle ages (XIVth century). Translated from the French by Lucy Toulmin Smith. 8th edition. London, T. Fisher Unwin, (1891). Original gilt cloth. With many illustrations. 451 pp. First published in French in 1884: Les Anglais au moyen âge: la vie nomade et les routes d'Angleterre au XIVe siècle. - On herbalists, charlatans, minstrels, jugglers, tumblers, wandering preachers, pilgrims, etc. - A fine copy. [Boeknr.: 10892 ]

€ 45,00

KAMPEN, Nicolaas Godfried van & Klaas SIJBRANDI. De valleijen der Waldenzen, geschied- en aardrijkskundig geschilderd. Amsterdam, G.J.A. Beijerinck, (1840).4to. Original half red cloth. With steelengraved title-page after W.H. Bartlett by R. Wallis, folding map and 70 steelengraved plates after W.H. Bartlett, J.D. Harding by G. Richardson, J.T. Willmore, J.C. Bentley. H. Adlard, R. Wallis, S. Fisher, a.o.VI,206,(2) pp. The valleys of Piedmont: Turin, Pignerol, Luzerne, St. Jean, La Tour, Castelluzzo, Angrogna, Rora, St Martin, Clusone, Perosa, Pragelas, Dauphiné and Ban de la Roche. - (Light age-browned). [Boeknr.: 34090 ]

€ 275,00

KELLER, Gerard. Bergen en dalen. Rotterdam, Jacs.G. Robbers, (1878).Folio. Original pictorial blue cloth gilt. With 8 steelengravings (some foxing) and numerous woodengravings. (8),215 pp. Europa in al zijn heerlijkheid geschetst. - Fine illustrated book on cities in the mountains of Germany, Spain, France, Italy, Norway and Switzerland. - A nice copy. [Boeknr.: 32908 ]

€ 75,00

KELLER, Gerard. Groot Brittanje en Ierland. Rotterdam, Jacs.G. Robbers, (ca. 1880).Folio. Original pictorial blue cloth gilt. With 8 steelengravings (some foxing) and numerous woodengravings. (8),224 pp. Europa in al zijn heerlijkheid geschetst. - Fine illustrated book on the United Kingdom and Ireland. - A nice copy. [Boeknr.: 32909 ]

€ 75,00

KELLER, Gerard. Wouden, kusten en rotsen. Rotterdam, Jacs.G. Robbers, (ca. 1880).Folio. Original pictorial blue cloth gilt. With 8 steelengravings (some foxing) and numerous woodengravings. (8),216 pp. Europa in al zijn heerlijkheid geschetst. - Fine illustrated book on North-Italy, France, Norway, Spain, Italy, Germany, Sweden and Gibraltar. - A nice copy. [Boeknr.: 32910 ]

€ 75,00

(KOENIG, Heinrich Joseph). Biographie der voornaamste oudere en nieuwere schrijvers, in proza en poëzie, welke Rusland heeft opgeleverd. (No pl.), 1844.Contemporary half red morocco, spine richly gilt, a.e.g. With steelengraved portrait of Puschkin. VI,214,(1) pp. An earlier edition in a Dutch library with title Blik op Ruslands letterkunde, Haarlem, 1838. Translated and edited by H. Zeeman. - A fine copy.Not in Catalogue Russica or Muller, Bibliographie Neerlando-Russe or WorldCat. [Boeknr.: 31670 ]

€ 375,00

KOHL, Johann Georg. Reisen in Südrussland. Dresden, Leipzig, Arnold, 1841.2 volumes in 1. Contemporary half brown cloth, spine lettered in gilt. With 2 decorated lithographed title-pages and folding lithographed map. X,330; VIII,270 pp. The author travelled extensively throughout the Ukraine, the Crimea, and the Russian Steppes, visiting i.a. Poltava, Kremenchuk, Nikolaeff, Odessa, Yalta, Simferopol, Sevastopol, Balaklava, Bender and Kirschenew. - (Foxed).Catalogue Russica K824; Nerhood 207. [Boeknr.: 31702 ]

€ 275,00

KONETZKE, R. Geschichte des spanischen und portugiesischen Volkes. Lpzg., (1939). Half leather. With many illustrations (several in colours). 429 pp. - (Die grosse Weltgeschichte). [Boeknr.: 24265 ]

€ 35,00

LA COMBE, (François). Observations sur Londres et ses environs, avec un précis de la constitution de l'Angleterre, et de sa decadence. 6me éd., revue, corrigée & augmentée. Londres, Société Typographique, 1784.Sm.8vo. Contemporary boards. 219,(6) pp. 'Lacombe asserted that if the war continued three years longer, there would be left only soldiers, beggars, and thieves. London was full of robbers and footpads, with whom the drivers of coaches were in collusion. .. Englishmen attached themselves to no one, because they considered strangers enemies, whom they dared not openly offend, though their treatment of foreigners was fair enough. The English character had deteriorated since 1756' (Cox III, p.95/96). [Boeknr.: 8017 ]

€ 95,00

LACROIX, Fredéric. Les mystères de la Russie, tableau politique et moral de l'empire Russe. Ouvrage rédigé d'après les manuscrits d'un diplomate et d'un voyageur. Paris, Pagnerre, 1845.8vo. Contemporary half green morocco, spine gilt. With 30 steel-engraved plates. 472,(4) pp. From the contents: Histoire, Biographie, Statistique, Politique, Législation, Administration, Religion, Institutions, Armée, Marine, Industrie, Finances, Commerce, Agriculture, Moeurs publiques et privées, L'empereur et sa familie, etc. - Some foxing, otherwise a fine copy.Catalogue Russica L58; Vicare IV, 809. [Boeknr.: 31669 ]

€ 175,00

LACROIX, Paul. XVIIme siècle. Institutions usages et costumes. France 1590-1700. Paris, Firmin-Didot et Cie, 1880.8vo. Contemporary half red morocco, spine and boards richly gilt, a.e.g. With 16 chromolithographed plates and 300 woodengravings. VIII,580 pp. A very fine copy. - Colas 1704; Lipperheide 1118; Hiler p.518. [Boeknr.: 33117 ]

€ 175,00

LAET, Johannes de. Gallia, sive de Francorum regis dominiis et opibus commentarius. Lugduni Batavorum, ex officina Elzeviriana, 1629. 16mo. Contemporary vellum, with manuscript title on spine. With fine engraved titlepage. (14), 461 pp. First edition; with bookplate on verse titlepage Ad Bibliothecam Principalem Arausio-Nassauiensem Dillenburgicam. - Johannes de Laet from Antwerp (1581- 1649), was a Dutch geographer and director of the Dutch West India Company (WIC). This volume on France belongs to a popular series published by Elzevier in Leiden on several countries, and called by the general title Republiques elzeviriennes or Respublica. De Laet wrote eleven works for that series. - A fine copy from the library of Nassau-Oranien in Dillenburg. Willems 311. [Boeknr.: 34379 ]

€ 375,00

LANSDELL, Henry. Through Siberia. 4th edition. London, Sampson Low, Marston, Searle and Rivington, 1883.Original pictorial cloth (sl. soiled). With folding map and 15 plates. XXIII,811 pp. First published in London in 1882. - Henry Lansdell (1841-1919), an English missionary and traveller, departed from London for St. Petersburg, from where he began a journey through Siberia, visiting Kamchatka and the island of Sakhalin as well. A vivid account of a land about which previously nothing was know. Including a bibliography of works on Siberia.Howgego IV, p.528. [Boeknr.: 31697 ]

€ 95,00

LARWOOD, Jacob. The story of the London parks. London, John Camden Hotten, (1872).2 volumes in 1. Original pictorial green cloth gilt. With 2 coloured frontispieces, two coloured plates and numerous woodengravings i.a. by George Cruikshank. 331; 272; (32) pp. - A fine copy. [Boeknr.: 33127 ]

€ 75,00

LEIGH. Leigh's new picture of London; or, a view of the political, religious, medical, literary, municipal, commercial, and moral state of the British metropolis. New edition, carefully revised. London, 1824-25. Sm.8vo. Contemporary calf (front hinge broken). With folding frontispiece, 2 (of 3) folding plans and 40 plates (1 dam. with loss of text).VIII,520,36 pp. - (Foxed). [Boeknr.: 32444 ]

€ 75,00

LICHNER, H. Gypsy dance. Philadelphia, Eclipse Publishing Co., 1914.Original pictorial frontwrapper depicting 4 gypsies. Brochure with musical scores. 5 leaves. [Boeknr.: 21175 ]

€ 35,00

MADRID. Prospect des Sivade Platzes zu Madrid. - Vuë de la fontaine et de la Place Sivade zu Madrid. Augsbourg, (ca. 1780).Contemporary handcoloured perspective view (vue d'optique or Guckkastenbild) of the fountain of Sivade, Madrid, by B.Fr. Leizel. Ca. 27 x 40,5 cm. Collection des prospects. - Fine optical view of a courtyard with fountain in Madrid. - (With 2 small stains). [Boeknr.: 32960 ]

€ 175,00

MAILLEFER, P. Histoire du canton de Vaud dès les origines. Lausanne, 1903.Original decorated cloth (rebacked, original spine mounted, sl. dam.). With 248 illustrations. 553 pp. - (Margins of first and last lvs rep.). [Boeknr.: 8731 ]

€ 40,00

MALTE-BRUN, (Conrad). Tafereel van het koningrijk Saksen. Leyden, L. Herdingh en Zoon, 1815.Contemporary half calf (damaged). IV,112 pp. Dutch translation of Tableau de la Saxe, issued in Annales des voyages et de la géographie et de l'histoire, Paris 1808-1814. Description of Saxony, Germany. - Not in Tiele. [Boeknr.: 1889 ]

€ 95,00

(MANN, A.T.). Histoire du regne de Marie-Thérese, impératrice, reine de Hongrie & de Bohême, archiduchesse d'Autriche, etc. Précédée de tables généalogiques & chronologiques. Bruxelles, Lemaire, 1781.Sm.8vo. Contemporary calf, spine gilt (sl. rubbed). With engraved portrait. XIV,401,20,(1) pp. [Boeknr.: 2497 ]

€ 75,00

MARTENS, Friedrich. Hispanische Reise-Beschreibung de anno 1671. Herausgegeben von W. Junk. Berlin, W. Junk, 1925. Wrappers. With 37 plates. 26 pp. First edition in print of the voyage to Spain by Friedrich Martens, (1635 - 1699), a German physician and naturalist. [Boeknr.: 34647 ]

€ 45,00

(MASSON , Charles François Philibert). Lettres d'un Français a un Allemand, servant de réponse a Mr. De Kotzebue, et de supplément aux Memoires secrets sur la Russie. Suivies d'un précis historique de la déportation et de l'exil de l'auteur. Basle, Decker, Coblence, Lassaul, 1802.Old wrappers. IX,328 pp. Charles François Philibert Masson (1762-1807) was a member of the Institut de France. He started his career as an apprentice watchmaker in Neuchâtel, but he was more interested in the arts and traveled to Russia where he became the tutor of the children of Count Nikolaj Ivanovitsj Saltykov, the Minister of War. The count made him his major domus. He made himself popular in the élite of Saint Petersburg through his wit, his taste in literature and his conversation and was popular in the great houses of Saint Petersburg and at court but the tyrannical Czar Paul I expelled him from Russia as an outspoken symphatiser of the French Revolution. He lived in Germany for a while before returning to France where he published his Mémoires secrets sur la Russie.Cf. Catalogue Russica M554. [Boeknr.: 31672 ]

€ 225,00

MEINERS, Christoph. Recherches historiques sur le luxe chez les Athéniens, depuis les temps les plus anciens, jusque'a la mort de Philippe de Macédoine; mémoire traduit de l'Allemand. Suivi du Traité du luxe des dames Romaines par Nadal .. Paris, Adrien Egron, 1823.Contemporary half calf. VIII,198,(1) pp. - (Foxed). First published in German: Geschichte des Luxus der Athenienser von den ältesten Zeiten an bis auf den Tod Philipps von Makedonien, 1782. On luxury, weath, manners, and customs in classical Athens and Greece by Christoph Meiners (1747 - 1810) a German philosopher and historian. [Boeknr.: 33125 ]

€ 95,00

METEREN, Emanuel van. Commentarien ofte memorien van-den Nederlandtschen staet/ handel / oorloghen ende gheschiedenissen van onsen tyden/etc. .. By hem voor de tweede ende leste reyse over-sien, verbetert ende vermeerdert. Oock soo verre ghebrocht totten af-stande van wapenen ende vrede/ in't jaer 1608. Ghedruckt op Schotlandt buyten Danswijck (= Amsterdam ?), by Hermes van Loven, (1609) (colophon Londen, voor Emanuel van Meteren, 1609). Folio. Contemporary vellum (spine sl. dam.; new endpapers). With engraved title-page, engraved portrait, double-page map of the Netherland by Nicolaes van Geelkercken and several woodengraved portraits in the text. (8),244,199,167 (23),27 lvs. First published in Amsterdam in 1599, followed by many enlarged editions. - Very important Dutch history starting with the 14th century up to 1608. It contains also valuable material for the history of the East- and West Indian Companies, and includes details on a Dutch boatsman who stayed for many years in Japan. Emanuel van Meteren (1535-1612) was consul in London for 30 years. - (Several margins restored, some waterstaining).Cf. Sabin 48176; European Americana 609/84; Muller, America, p.14. [Boeknr.: 7857 ]

€ 1850,00

MEYERBERG, Augustin von. Voyage en Moscovie d'un ambassadeur, conseiller de la chambre impériale, envoyé par l'empereur Leopold au czar Alexis Mihalowics, grand duc de Moscovie. Leide, Friderik Harring, 1688.Sm.8vo. Contemporary vellum, with rased bands. With woodcut title-vignette. 381 pp. First French edition. - The original manuscript is in Latin, an Italian translation was published in 1697. Augustin von Mayern, Freiherr von Meyerberg, a German diplomat, travelled together with Horace Guillaume Calvuccius to the Russian czar in Moscow, in 1661-1663. Mayerberg's account of his experiences contains much useful information on seventeenth century Russian manners and customs.- (Stamp partly erased from title-page; age-browned). - An early and rare ambassy.Cat. Russica M 623; Cf. Adelung 100 and Muller, Bibl. Neerl.-Russe, 888. [Boeknr.: 21754 ]

€ 795,00

(MIRABEAU, Honoré Gabriel Riquetti de). Des lettres de cachet et des prisons d'etat. Ouvrage posthume, composé en 1778. Hambourg, 1782.2 volumes in 1. Modern half vellum. XIV,323; 203 pp. First edition. - The French political thinker and statesman Mirabeau (1749-1791) went to the United Provinces, where he lived by writing hack work for the booksellers; meanwhile Mirabeau had been condemned to death at Pontarlier for sedition and abduction, and in May 1777 he was seized by the Dutch police, sent to France and imprisoned by a lettre de cachet in the castle of Vincennes. His Lettres de cachet exhibits an accurate knowledge of French constitutional history, skillfully marshaled to demonstrate that the system of lettres de cachet was not only philosophically unjust but constitutionally illegal. - (Small brown stain at top of first 70 pages). [Boeknr.: 11107 ]

€ 125,00

MONTAGUE, MARY WORTHLY. Embassy to Constantinople. The travels of Lady Wortley Montague. Introduced by D. Murphy. Edited and compiled by Chr. Pick. London, Century, (1988). Oblong 8vo. Boards, with dust-jacket. With many illustrations (several in colours). 224 pp. [Boeknr.: 31731 ]

€ 35,00

MONTAGUE, MARY WORTHLY. Letters of the right honourable Lady M-y W-y M-e; written during her travels in Europe, Asia and Africa, to persons of distinction ... which contain, among other curious relations, accounts of the policy and manners of the Turks. New edition. London, T. Becket and P.A. de Hondt, 1767.3 volumes. Sm.8vo. Contemporary calf with gilt fillets round sides (some hinges weak), spines ribbed with red morocco title-labels (extremities sl. dam.). XII,(4),180; (4),195; (4),230 pp. First published in 1763; with written owner's name Moseley 1767. - Lady Mary Worthly Montague (1689-1762) was the first lady to travel abroad for mere curiosity's sake. In 1716 she accompanied her husband, Edward Montague, on his diplomatic mission to Constantinople, making the journey overland. The letters she wrote back home are justly ranked among the most celebrated of their kind in a century richly endowed with excellent letterwriters. She became a great admirer of Turkish culture and her work includes in sights that were exceptional for their time. A year after her death, her Turkish letters were published for the first time and they have not been out of print since. 'She was one of the most generous and accurate chroniclers of life in Constantinople since Busbecq'' (O'Neill, The Ömer Koç Collection, 138).Blackmer collection 1150; Atabey collection 829; Gay 94; Paulitschke 682; Robinson, Wayward women, p.32-34. [Boeknr.: 22794 ]

€ 350,00

NANSEN, Fridtjof. Durch den Kaukasus zur Wolga. (Aus dem Norwegischen von Th. Geiger). Leipzig, F.A. Brockhaus, 1930.Original decorated cloth (soiled). With 4 maps and 42 photographic illustrations. 184 pp. First German edition; first published in Oslo in 1929. - Trip by the Norwegian polar explorer Fridjof Nansen (1861-1930) through the Caucasus and Armenia, made in 1925, with much information on Daghestan. [Boeknr.: 24430 ]

€ 45,00

NANSEN, Fridtjof. Sibirien. Ein Zukunftsland. 3. Auflage. Leipzig, F.A. Brockhaus, 1919. Original pictorial boards. With 3 folding maps and photographic plates. VIII,383 pp. First published in Kristiania in 1914. - Nansen's last voyage to the Arctic. [Boeknr.: 24301 ]

€ 45,00

NÁVAY de FÖLDEÁK, A. de. La Hongrie. Son rôle économique. Préface M.E. Levasseur. Paris, 1911. 8vo. Wrappers. With photographic plates. V,234 pp. [Boeknr.: 24342 ]

€ 30,00

OEHLENSCHLÄGER, Adam Gottlieb. Brieven naar huis geschreven op eene reis door Duitschland en Frankrijk, in de jaren 1816 en 1817. Uit het Deensch naar de Hoogduitsche vertaling. Haarlem, Wed. A. Loosjes Pz., 1822.2 volumes in 1. Contemporary half calf (rubbed). With 2 nice engraved title-vignettes by D. Veelwaard. IV,282; 271 pp. First Dutch edition; the German edition Briefe in die Heimath, auf einer Reise durch Deutschland und Frankreich was published in Altona in 1820. - Letters written home by Adam Gottlieb Oehlenschläger (1779-1850) during a journey through Germany and France in 1816-1817. - (Some foxing).Not in Tiele. [Boeknr.: 1180 ]

€ 150,00


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