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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

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

GOETEERIS, Anthonis. Journael vande legatie ghedaen in de jaren 1615. ende 1616. by .. Reynhout van Brederode, .. Dirck Bas .. ende Aelbrecht Joachimi .. Tesamen by de .. Staten Generael der Vereenigde Nederlanden, af-gesonden aen de groot-machtigste koningen van Sweden ende Denemarcken; mitsgaders aen den groot-vorst van Moscovien, keyser van Rusch-landt; en eygentlijck op den vredehandel tusschen den hoogh-gemelten koninck van Sweden ter eender, ende den groot-vorst van Moscovien ter ander zyden. 2e druck vermeetdert ende verbetert. 's Graven-Hage, Henricus Hondius, 1639.Sm. oblong 4to. Contemporary vellum (back board sl. dam.). With 4 folding engraved plates (part of plate 'Duytsche Narva' missing) and 18 (of 19) engraved plates, designed and probably engraved by Goeteeris. 157 pp. (pp.I-IV missing, including engraved title). First published in Amsterdam in 1619. - Account of a Dutch embassy to Russia and Sweden in the years 1615-1616, on demand of the Dutch Republic to negotiate in a conflict between Russia and Sweden. The mission did not go as far as Moskow, the account concentrated mostly on the Nowgorod and Staraya-Rossia areas, where the negotiations took place under the most difficult and freezing conditions. It is one of the most accurate accounts on Russia of the time, not only for its historical and statistical information, but especially for the vivid descriptions of the Russian cities, villages and desolate countryside, as well as the customs and habits of the Russians. The fine plates by the author belong to the earliest pictures of that part of Russia. - (Printed title-page dam.). - Very rare accurate account on Russia.Tiele 391; Cat. NHSM I, p.114; Bibl. Neerlando-Russe, 118: livre des plus interesantis. Rare.'; Adelung II, pp.258-271. [Boeknr.: 34253 ]

€ 1750,00

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

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

MEYER, Joseph. Meyer's Universum, oder Abbildung und Beschreibung des sehenswerthesten und merkwürdigsten der Natur und Kunst auf der gantzen Erde. Band 6. Hildburghausen und New York, Bibliographischen Institut, 1839.Oblong 8vo. Contemporary half calf. With steelengraved title-page and 47 steel-engraved views. Fine views of Sweden, Spain, Germany, India, Himalaya, Bombay, Calcutta, Moskow, etc. - (Few blank margins sl. waterstained)Andres p.154. [Boeknr.: 33012 ]

€ 275,00

PORTER, Robert Ker. Travelling sketches in Russia and Sweden during the years 1805, 1806, 1807, 1808. 2nd edition. London, John Stockdale, 1813.2 volumes in 1. 4to. Contemporary half calf. With portrait, 12 sepia washed views (1 folding) and 28 aquatint costume plates (2 folding) by J.C. Stadler after the author. XI,(1),303; VIII,296 pp. Second edition; first published in London in 1809. - Robert Ker Porter (1775-1842), English traveller and artist, went to Russia as historical painter to the tsar for the first time in 1804. He there gained the affections of the Princess Mary, the daughter of Prince Theodor von Sherbatov. He travelled in Finland and to Sweden where in 1806 he received a knighthood from Gustavis IV. In 1808 he accompanied Sir John Moore to Spain, and in 1811-1812 returned to Russia to mary his Princess. He was knighted by the Prince Regent in 1813. In 1817 Porter travelled back to St. Petersburg' (Howgego II, p.487-488). 'A man of the most varied attainments, Porter was justly described as 'distinguished alike in arts, in diplomacy, in war, and in literature'. He was a splendid horseman, excellent in field sports, and possessed the art of ingratiating himself with people of every rank in life. Unlike some popular favourites, he was the idol of his own domestic circle' (DNB). His narrative includes observations and impressions of St. Petersburg, Moscow, Upsala, Stockholm, Russian and Scandinavian art collections and museums, the Russian army, law, religion, education, etc.The beautiful plates are made after drawings by the author. - Some offsetting of the plates as always, hole in blank margin of last leaf vol. I; half-title vol. II missing, otherwise a very fine copy.Abbey, Travel, 13; Tooley, Coloured plates, 382; Prideaux pp.225-227; Colas 2407; Lipperheide I, p.314;Hiler p.718; Catalogue Russica P1037; Nerhood 141. [Boeknr.: 28848 ]

€ 1950,00

RUSSIA. ZEE-TRACTAAT, tusschen haar Rusch keyzerlyke majesteit en zyne koninglyke majesteit van Denemarken en Noorwegen, tot standhouding der vryheid van de neutrale koopvaardy-scheepvaart, geslooten tot Coppenhagen .. 1780. En waarin zyn koningl. majesteit van Zweeden, nevens .. de heeren Staaten Generaal der Vereenigde Nederlanden, deel genomen hebben en toegetreeden zyn, respectivelyk geteekend te St. Petersburg .. 1781. Amsterdam, H.W. & C. Dronsberg, (1781).Folio. 4 pp. Sea-treaty between Russia, Denmark and Norway, concluded in Kopenhagen in 1780. Sweden and the Netherlands became a party to the treaty in St. Petersburg. - (Some staining). - Rare.Knuttel 19490. [Boeknr.: 33546 ]

€ 175,00

SALMON, Thomas. Tegenwoordige staat van Rusland, Zweden, Denemarken en Noorwegen: als mede van de landen onder de Noord Pool gelegen, en van de Groenlandsche visschery. Nu vertaald en merkelyk vermeerderd door Matthias van Goch. Amsterdam, Isaac Tirion, 1735.Contemporary half calf, spine gilt. With engraved frontispiece, 2 engraved plates (1 folding), 2 engraved plates depicting whales, 3 engraved portraits and 5 folding maps. (8),317-976,(8) pp. Original issued as Modern history: or present state of all nations. London 1725-1739. Translated into Dutch:Hedendaagsche historie, of tegenwoordige staat van alle volkeren. - This volume VII contains a description of Russia, Sweden, Denmark and Norway, including chapters on English and Dutch whaling round Greenland and the Davis Strait. With fine plan of St. Petersburg and maps of Russia, the Arctic and others.Tiele 1033; Muller, Bibl. Neerlando-Russe, 311. [Boeknr.: 21656 ]

€ 475,00

SCHAGEN, Adriaen. Reijse gedaen bij Adriaen Schagen aen de croonen van Sweden ende Polen inden jaere 1656. Uitgegeven door C.E. Warnsinck-Delprat. 's Gravenhage, Martinus Nijhoff, 1968. Cloth. With portrait, map and 7 plates. 197 pp. Linschoten-Vereeniging LXIX. - Adriaen Schagen visited Sweden and Poland in 1656. [Boeknr.: 3734 ]

€ 25,00

SHIPWRECK OF THE AGATHA. SHIPWRECK AND DEATH OF LORD ROYSTON, and other persons of distinction; who went passengers from Liebau for Carlscrona, in The Agatha, commanded by Captain Koop; which was unfortunately stranded near Memel, April 7, 1808, when near twenty persons perished ! Including the wonderful preservation of some of the crew, particularly the women and children ... Also the loss of the Portuguese ship, Bowaniong; which was wrecked on her passage from Calcutta to China, June 17, 1807, and her Captain, John Nepremassena .. London, Thomas Tegg, (1807).Sm.8vo. Later half cloth, spine lettered in gilt. 28 pp. Extracted from the collection, Mariner's marvelous Magazine or wonders of the ocean, containing narratives of the most noted shipwrecks and disasters at sea. - The story of the Agatha, commanded by Captain Koop, stranded and sunk near Memel in the Baltic Sea on April 7, 1808, as well as the story of the sinking of the Portuguese ship Bowaniong, sunk en route from Calcutta to China, on June 17, 1807. - With bookplate of Joseph Y. Jeanes, Philadelphia. - (Frontispiece missing; a few leaves trimmed close at the bottom, one with the loss of a line of text).Huntress 153C. [Boeknr.: 17147 ]

€ 75,00


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