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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

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

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

BEAUFORT, Louis de. Dissertation sur l'incertitude des cinq premiers siecles de l'histoire romaine. Utrecht, Etienne Neaulme, 1738.Sm.8vo. Old marbled wrappers (spine damaged), uncut. With title-page printed in red and black, with engraved printer's device on title and engraved frontispiece by P. Yver. (12),348; (3) pp. First edition. - The author explains what methods and documents might be used to give a truly scientific base to history. [Boeknr.: 33120 ]

€ 175,00

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

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

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

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

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. 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

PETER, Carl. Geschichte Roms. 4., verbesserte Auflage. Halle, Verlag der Buchhandlung des Waisenhauses, 1881.3 volumes. Contemporary half brown morocco, spines gilt (top of spine vol. II sl. dam.). XX,525; XXVIII,550; XXXI,605 pp. The first edition was published in Halle in 1853-1867. - I. Von den ältesten Zeiten bis auf die Gracchen; II. Von der Gracchen bis zum Untergange der Republik; III. Die Geschichte der Kaiser bis zum Tode Marc Aurels. - (Foxed). [Boeknr.: 33126 ]

€ 65,00

PONZA. Capture of the island of Ponza., Febr. 20th 1813. London, Whitemore & Fenn, 1820.Aquatint plate after Thomas Whitcombe by T. Sutherland. Ca. 13 x 21 cm. From: James Ralfe. The naval chronology of Great Britain. - Depicting two sailing vessels off the coast of Ponza, the largest island of the Italian Pontine Islands archipelago, located 33 km south of Cape Circeo in the Tyrrhenian Sea. In February 1813 William Mounsey supported Charles John Napier in HMS Thames in the capture of the island of Ponza. They landed troops on 26 February, after passing through fire from shore batteries. Neither vessel, nor the troops they brought with them, suffered any casualties. The capture of the harbour provided an anchorage and fresh water for Royal Navy ships patrolling the coast. - Fine. [Boeknr.: 34477 ]

€ 95,00

SANDYS, (George). Voyagien, behelsende een historie van de oorspronckelijcke ende tegenwoordige standt des Turcksen rijcks: hare wetten/ regeeringe/ politie/ krijghs-macht/ hooven van justitie/ ende koophandel. Als mede, van Egypten .. Neffens een beschrijvinge van het H. Landt .. Eyndelyck, Italien beschreven met hare nabuerighe eylanden; als Cyprus/ Creta/ Malta/ Sicilia/ de Aolische eylanden; van Roomen/ Venetien/ Napels/ Syracusa/ Mesena/ Aetna/ Scylla/ ende Charybdis/ etc. Uyt 't Engels vertaelt door J. G(lazemaker). Amsterdam, Jacob Beniamin,1653.4to. Later marbled boards. With engraved title, 3 engraved plates and 26 full or half-page engravings in the text. 292 pp. First Dutch edition, first published in London in 1615: A relation of a journey begun an.Dom. 1610. Foure bookes, containing a description of the Turkish Empire, of Egypt, of the Holy Land, of the remote parts of Italy, and islands adjoyning - George Sandys (1578-1644) was the son of the Archbishop of York and a literary figure of some standing. In 1609 he set sail for the East and he spent the next year travelling in Turkey, Egypt and Palestine and later studied antiquities in Rome. His observations first appeared in English in 1615 and his text was soon regarded as a special authority on the Levant. He has been called the first 'classical tourist' of England. Sandys also was interested in colonial promotion, and was one of the undertakers named in the third charter of the Virginia Company in 1611, and later treasurer and a member of the Council. This book also became popular in the Netherlands and was several times republished. - A fine clean copy.Tiele 959; Cat. NHSM I, p.255; Blackmer Collection 1484 (English edition); Atabey Collection 1087 (English edition); Weber 245; Röhricht p.232; Ibrahim-Hilmy p.210; O'Neill, The Ömer Koç Collection, 37 (English ed.). [Boeknr.: 33658 ]

€ 1950,00

SCHEULT, F.L. Recueil d'architecture dessinée et mesurée en Italie. Paris, Bance Ainé, 1840.Folio. Contemporary half calf, spine gilt (boards rubbed; foot of spine sl. dam.). With half-page engraving and 72 engraved plates by H.J. Pigou. 'Contenant un choix de plus de 120 façades de maisons de ville et de campagne, façades de couverts, d'églises, de théatres, fabriques pittoresques, auberges, écuries, salles, sépucrales, tombeaux, sarcophages, monuments, d'architecture et de sculpture pour la décoration des jardins et des intérieurs de cours, une collection d'environ 200 motifs d'ornements antiques et modernes, comme vases, cassolettes, candelabres, lampes, autels, colonnes militaires, termes, obélisques, frises, médaillons, corniches, chapitaux, consoles, tuiles, cariatides, mascarons, bas-reliefs, arabesques, etc. etc.' - Ink stain in lower blank margin of last plates but the stain does not affect any of the images; otherwise a fine copy on Italian architecture. [Boeknr.: 34227 ]

€ 295,00

SICILY. - TRACTAAT VAN COMMERCIE, tusschen sijne majesteit den koning der beide Sicilien en de Heeren Staaten Generaal der Vereenigde Nederlanden &c. 's Gravenhage, Jacobus Scheltus, 1753.4to. With large printer's device on title. 39 pp. Treaty between Sicily and the Netherlands. - Not in Knuttel. [Boeknr.: 13212 ]

€ 95,00

SICILY. - Vaisseau en feu dans le port de Messine. Paris, Huquier, (ca. 1780).Contemporary handcoloured perspective view (vue d'optique or Guckkastenbild) of the harbour of Messina, Sicily, by J. Heudelot. Ca. 26 x 38,5 cm. A fine optical view of the harbour of Messina in Sicily with a sailing ship on fire. [Boeknr.: 32958 ]

€ 175,00

VATICAN LIBRARY. Vaticani Biblioteca in Roma. - Vüe d'optique representant la biblioteque du Vatican a Rome. Paris, Daumont, (ca. 1780).Contemporary handcoloured perspective view (vue d'optique or Guckkastenbild) depicting the Vatican Library in Rome. Ca. 28 x 41 cm. The Vatican Apostolic Library in Rome is one of the oldest libraries in the world and contains one of the most significant collections of historical texts. - (Top margin trimmed. [Boeknr.: 34081 ]

€ 225,00


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