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ANDERSON, Johann. Beschryving van Ysland, Groenland en de Straat Davis. Uit het Hoogduits vertaalt door J.D.J. waar by gevoegt zyn de verbeteringen door Niels Horrebow. Amsterdam, Jan van Dalen, 1756.2 volumes in 1. 4to. Contemporary mottled calf, spine richly gilt (upper front hinge sl. splitting). With fine engraved frontispiece, folding map and 5 engraved plates (2 folding depicting whales). (16),286,(6); (8),158 pp. Second and best edition; first posthumously published in Hamburg in 1746 Nachrichten von Island, Grönland und der Strasse Davis. - 'Anderson's detailed account of the arctic regions was immediately accepted and highly regarded. It was followed the next year by a second German edition, then by Danish, Dutch, English, and French editions' (Ingalls 446). The first part contains an account on whaling and a Danish-Dutch-Greenland vocabularly and grammar. The second part by Niels Horrebow contains the corrections and an extensive description of Iceland's natural history. The description of Davis Street makes this book also an important Americanum. - (Age-browned). - A nice copy with the bookplates of F.C. Koch and Isaac Meulman.Tiele 39; Cat. NHSM I, p.301 (German ed. only); Muller, America, p.69; Sabin 1407; Jenkins p.75; Allen 233. [Boeknr.: 33534 ]

€ 2750,00

BEYERMAN, H.C. Walvisvaart, wijnhandel & schilderkunst. De Rotterdamse reders Beyerman. Amsterdam, De Bataafsche Leeuw, 1995. Boards, with dust-jacket. With many illustrations (several in colours). 176 pp. Whale hunting, wine trading & painting. The Rotterdam ship-owners Beyerman. [Boeknr.: 9426 ]

€ 25,00

BRUIJN, Jaap R. & Joost. C.A. SCHOKKENBROEK. De laatste traan. Walvisvangst met de Willem Barendsz, 1946-1964. Zutphen, Walburg Pers, 2012. Boards. With many illustrations (several in colours). 336 pp. History of the last Dutch whaling period. [Boeknr.: 32832 ]

€ 30,00

COENEN, Adriaen. Het walvisboek. Walvissen en andere zeewezens beschreven door Adriaen Coenen in 1585. Redactie en inleiding Florike Egmond en Peter Mason, met commentaar door Kees Lankester. (Zutphen, Walburg Pers, 2003). Oblong 8vo. Cloth, with dust-jacket. With maps and numerous coloured facsimiles. XVI,208 pp. This whalebook, written by Adriaen Coenen in 1584-1585, is one of the oldest books on wales, sea mammals and fishes living in Northeast Europe. [Boeknr.: 26473 ]

€ 40,00

CRANZ, David. Historie van Groenland behelzende eene naukeurige beschrijvinge van 's lands ligging, gesteldheid, en natuurlijke zeldzaamheden; den aart, zeden en gewoonten der inwooneren aan de West-zijde bij de Straate Davis; 's lands aloude en nieuwe geschiedenisse; en in't bijzonder de verrichtingen der Missionarissen van de Broeder-Kerk, door welken twee gemeenten van bekeerde heidenen aldaar gesticht zijn. Uit het Hoogduitsch vertaald. Haarlem, C.H. Bohn, Amsterdam, H. de Wit, 1767.3 volumes in 1. Later morocco, spine gilt. With 14 folding engraved maps and plates by J. Swertner. XXXIV,356; 282; 382,(2) pp. First published in German Historie von Grönland. Barby & Leipzig, 1765. This Dutch translation has more and better plates than the original edition. - Detailed description of Greenland by David Cranz (1723-1777), the historiographer of the Brethern, he stayed at Ny Herrnhut in Greenland, in 1761-62. With sections devoted to the establishment of the first Herrnhut or Moravian mission in Greenland, the nature, manners and customs of the inhabitants on the West coast on Davis Strait, whales and the whaling-industry in general, and the Eskimos. This account was very popular and translated and reprinted in many languages. 'das vollständigste Gemälde von Grönland im 18. Jahrhundert, ein Werk, das auch Heute noch mehr als nur historisches Interesse beanspruchen darf' (Henze I, p.751). - A clean copy.Arctic Bibl. 3469; Chavanne 5634; Tiele 282; Cat. NHSM I, p.301; Sabin 17415. [Boeknr.: 2100 ]

€ 875,00

CRANZ, David. The history of Greenland: containing a description of the country, and his inhabitants: and particularly'a relation of the mission, carried on for above these thirty years by the Unitas Fratrum, at New Herrnhuth and Lichtenfels, in that country. Translated from the High-Dutch. London, printed for the Brethern's Society, 1767.2 volumes. Contemporary calf, gilt fillets round sides, spines gilt with morocco title-labels and modern volume-labels. With 2 folding engraved maps and 6 folding engraved plates. LIX,405; 497,(1) pp. First English edition, first published in Barby & Leipzig in 1765: Historie von Grönland. - Edited and in part translated by John Gambold (1711-71), the first consecrated English Moravian bishop. An accurate narrative by David Cranz (1723-1777), the historiographer of the Brethern; he stayed at Ny Hernnhut in Greenland, in 1761-62. With sections devoted to the establishment of the first Hernnhut or Moravian mission in Greenland, the nature, manners and customs of the inhabitants on the West coast on Davis Strait, whales and the whaling-industry in general, and the Eskimos. 'das vollständigste Gemälde von Grönland im 18. Jahrhundert, ein Werk, das auch heute noch mehr als nur historisches Interesse beanspruchen darf' (Henze I, p.751). - A fine set with engraved bookplate of E.M. Cox.Arctic Bibl. 3471; Chavanne 5633; Sabin 17417. [Boeknr.: 23212 ]

€ 975,00

DEKKER, P. Willem 't Hart 1750-1830. Een Zijper zeevaarder in de nadagen der Republiek. Zaltbommel, Europese Bibliotheek, 1966. Cloth. With plates. 115 pp. [Boeknr.: 3777 ]

€ 18,00

DOES, Willem van der. Storms, ice and whales. The Antarctic adventures of a Dutch artist on a Norwegian whaler. Translated by R. van Baak Griffioen. Introduction by J.C.A. Schokkenbroek. Cambridge, William B. Eerdmans, (2003). Boards, with dust-jacket. With illustrations by Willem van der Does. XXIII,391 pp. [Boeknr.: 29301 ]

€ 18,00

EVANS, Peter G.H. The natural history of whales & dolphins. London, Christopher Helm, (1987). Boards, with dust-jacket. With illustrations (some in colours). XVI,343 pp. 'Observations on behaviour and ecology of living cetaceans in the wild'. [Boeknr.: 29401 ]

€ 25,00

GREENLAND WHALE FISHERY. De Groenlands vaarder. Rooktabak. Harlingen, Tromp Azn, (ca. 1920).Brown paper tobacco bag with illustration of a Greenland whaling ship, printed in red. - Rare. [Boeknr.: 31058 ]

€ 45,00

HACQUEBORD, Louwrens & René de BOK. Spitsbergen 79 o N.B. Een Nederlandse expeditie in het spoor van Willem Barentsz. Amsterdam, Elsevier, 1981. Folio. Wrappers. With many illustrations (some in colours). 160 pp. Dutch expedition to the settlement of Smeerenburg on Amsterdam Island in northwest Svalbard, founded by Danish and Dutch whalers in 1619 as one of Europe's northernmost outposts. [Boeknr.: 794 ]

€ 18,00

HACQUEBORD, Louwrens. De Noordse Compagnie (1614-1642). Opkomst, bloei en ondergang. Zutphen, Walburg Pers, 2014. 4to. Pictorial boards. With many illustrations (mostly in colours). 136 pp. The Noordsche Compagnie (Northern Company) was a Dutch cartel in the whaling trade, founded by several cities in the Netherlands in 1614 and operating until 1642. [Boeknr.: 33580 ]

€ 30,00

KRARUP NIELSEN, Aage. Door de tropen naar de zuidelijke IJszee ter walvischvaart. Uit het Deensch vertaald door Mary Schlüter-Horrix. Amsterdam, E.M. Querido, 1922. Original decorated cloth. With 50 photographic illustrations. 278 pp. From the tropics to the Arctic on a whaling trip by Aage Krarup Nielsen (1891-1972 a popular Danish travel writer. [Boeknr.: 3850 ]

€ 18,00

LAAN, Adolf van der & Siewert van der MEULEN. 'T Binnen seylen der Groenlands vaarders. - La navigation des pecheurs dans le port. - Il veleggiare dei pescatori nel porto. - Das Seeglen der Grönlands Fahren in dem Hafen. (Augsburg, Johann Balthasar Probst, ca. 1750).Contemporary handcoloured perspective view (vue d'optique or Guckkastenbild), with descriptive text in 4 languages, after Adolf van der Laan by Sieuwert van der Meulen. Ca. 29,5 x 40 cm. Optical whaling print depicting the arrival of the Greenland whaling sailers. - (Cut short; sl. soiled).Ingalls 147; Cf. Brewington 86. [Boeknr.: 33885 ]

€ 275,00

LEINENGA, Jurjen R. Arctische walvisvangst in de achttiende eeuw. De betekenis van Straat Davis als vangstgebied. Amsterdam, De Bataafsche Leeuw, 1995. Boards, with dust-jacket. With illustrations. 237 pp. The impotance of Davis Straat for whale hunting. [Boeknr.: 9418 ]

€ 25,00

LUYKEN, Jan & Casper. De walvischvangst. (Amsterdam, ca.1694). Engraving depicting a whaling scene with printed text below. Ca. 8,5 x 7,5 cm. From the famous series of images of professions first published in Jan and Casper Luyken, Het menselyk bedryf, Amsterdam 1694.Cf. Van Eeghen & Van der Kellen 244; Ingalls 8. [Boeknr.: 33556 ]

€ 45,00

LUYKEN, Jan. Tocht naer Nova Zemla in den jaere 1596. (Amsterdam, 1681). Engraving by Jan Luyken. Ca. 26 x 33,5 cm. From: Bor. Oorsprongk, begin, en vervolgh der Nederlandsche oorlogen. - Attractive engraving illustrating an encounter with a walrus on Willem Barentsz's third voyage to the Arctic in 1596. - Fine.Muller, Historieplaten, 1054 A; Van Eeghen & Van der Kellen, p.15; Atlas van Stolk 979; Ingalls, Lothrop Collection, 3; Brewington, Kendall Whaling Museum, 101. [Boeknr.: 16432 ]

€ 175,00

MATHEWS, Leonard Harrison. (Ed.). The whale. Gothenburg, Nordbok, 1975. 4to. Boards, with dust-jacket. With 267 illustrations (87 in colours), including drawings, paintings, woodcuts, whaling prints, photographs and maps. 287 pp. The tex, written by a group of international experts, deals with every aspect of whales and whaling. [Boeknr.: 32999 ]

€ 30,00

MELCHIOR, A. De eerste walvisvaart van de 'Willem Barendsz' (in 1946). Met een inleiding van W.H. Bierman. Haarlem, Gottmer, (1947). 8vo. Half cloth. With many illustrations. 233 pp. The Willem Barendsz (I) was the first Dutch whaling factory ship that was used between 1946 and 1955 for nine whaling expeditions in Antarctica by the Nederlandsche Maatschappij voor de Walvischvaart (NMW). [Boeknr.: 3845 ]

€ 15,00

MOOY, Henriëtte. Naar Groenland met de Frankendaal. Historisch verhaal naar het journaal van commandeur Maarten Mooy behelzende zijne uitreize van Amsterdam den 22sten april 1786, zijne bezetting in het ijs, zijne rampspoeden in zee en behouden aankomst voor Amsterdam op 28 februari 1787. Amsterdam, Wereldbibliotheek, 1942. Boards. With illustrations. 97pp. Circumstantial journal of a voyage to Greenland with the ship Frankendaal in 1786. [Boeknr.: 33022 ]

€ 18,00

MOOY, Henriëtte. Naar Groenland met de Frankendaal. Historisch verhaal naar het journaal van commandeur Maarten Mooy behelzende zijne uitreize van Amsterdam den 22sten april 1786, zijne bezetting in het ijs, zijne rampspoeden in zee en behouden aankomst voor Amsterdam op 28 februari 1787. 2e herziene en vermeerderde druk. Amsterdam, Wereldbibliotheek, 1946. Boards. With illustrations. 102 pp. Circumstantial journal of a voyage to Greenland with the ship Frankendaal in 1786. [Boeknr.: 804 ]

€ 18,00

PALM, W.H.G. Walvisschen en walvischvaart. Amsterdam, L.J. Veen, (1946). Cloth, with dust-jacket. With folding map and 30 illustrations. 199 pp. [Boeknr.: 3884 ]

€ 18,00

PICART, Bernard. Stranding van een walvisch van 70.voeten lang, tusschen Katwijk en Scheveningen, in de maandt van February, anno 1598. (Amsterdam, 1630). Engraving by Bernard Picart. Ca. 26 x 33 cm. From: Le Clerq. Geschiedenissen der Vereenigde Nederlanden.- Stranded whale on the Dutch shore near Katwijk, February 2, 1598. This engraving 'is particular important as a prototype for both whale print iconography and 17th century Dutch landscape. This particular depiction of a sperm whale was to be copied for two hundred years in European stranded whale and natural history prints' (Ingalls p.190). - Fine.Muller, Historieplaten, 1082a; Ingalls, Lothrop Collection, 360; Brewington, Kendall Whaling Museum, 532; See Sliggers & Wertheim, 'Op het strand gesmeten', p.52-56. [Boeknr.: 34074 ]

€ 450,00

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

SCHOKKENBROEK, Joost C.A. Harpoeniers en robbenjagers. Nederlandse walvisvaart en zeehondenjacht in de 19de eeuw. Zutphen, Walburg Pers, 2008. Wrappers. With coloured plates. 222 pp. Dutch whaling in the Arctic 1815-1885 and Antarctic 1827-1849. [Boeknr.: 30825 ]

€ 25,00

SCORESBY, William. The Arctic whaling journals of William Scoresby the Younger. The voyages of 1811 - 1816. Edited by C. Ian Jackson. With an appendix by George Huxtable. Volume I-II. London, 2003-2008. 2 volumes. 8vo. Cloth, with dust-jackets. With 8 maps and 17 plates. LXI,242; XXXVII,308 pp. Hakluyt Society, 3rd series, 12,20. - The lengthy journals combine scientific records and social and religious comment as well as detailed descriptions of navigation and whaling. [Boeknr.: 34640 ]

€ 75,00

SPENCE, Bill. The story of whaling harpooned. Greenwich, Conway Maritime Press, (1980). 4to. Boards, with dust-jacket. With many illustrations. 192 pp. Illustrated history from the primitive methods of the Norsemen or the American Indians to the modern factory mechanisation of the Japanese and Russians. [Boeknr.: 3895 ]

€ 18,00

THOMAS, Marie Simon. Onze IJslandsvaarders in de 17de en 18de eeuw. Bijdrage tot de geschiedenis van de Nederlandsche handel en visscherij. Amsterdam, ENUM, 1935. 8vo. Original printed wrappers. With 16 maps and 30 plates. XXXVI,320 pp. Thesis. - History of the Dutch whale and cod-fishing in the 17th and 18th century. [Boeknr.: 1561 ]

€ 165,00

VISSER, Fedde Jansz. Op walvisjacht naar Spitsbergen. Een hachelijke onderneming in de Noordelijke IJszee, 1774-1778. Bezorgd en ingeleid door L. Hacquebord. Zutphen, Walburg Pers, 2010. Boards. With illustrations (several in colours). 160 pp. Three 18th century journals by Fedde Jansz Visser written during his whaling expeditions. [Boeknr.: 31934 ]

€ 30,00

WEVER, Jan. Journaal der merkwaardige reizen van Jan Wever (van West-Terschelling) naar Turkije, Oost-Indië, China, Noord- en Zuid-Amerika, ter walvischvaart bij Groenland, enz. loopende van 1847 tot 1904. Ingeleid door A.B. van Deinse. 's Gravenhage, A.A.M. Stols, 1946. Half cloth. With portrait. VII,63 pp. [Boeknr.: 818 ]

€ 18,00

WHALING. - PLACAET. De Staten Generael der Vereenighde Nederlanden .. doen te weten .. dat gheene ingesetenen vande Vereenighde Nederlanden, hen ten oorloge in dienste van vreemde koningen ...in andere landen ter koopvaerdye ofte visschery ter zee, 't zy op haringh-neeringe, walvisch-vanghst ofte andersints zullen mogen begeven .. 's Graven-Hage, Weduwe, ende erfgenamen van wylen Hillebrandt Jacobsz van Wouw, 1659.Broadsheet. With woodcut coat of arms. ca. 40 x 31,5 cm. Proclamation by the Dutch government concerning the prohibition to work for other nations by Dutch whalers. - Scarce. [Boeknr.: 35170 ]

€ 475,00

WHALING. - PLACAET. De Staten Generael der Vereenighde Nederlanden .. doen te weten, alsoo wy in ghewisse ervaringe komen, dat, niet tegenstaende onsen placate vanden veerthienden December sesthien-hondert drie ende t'sestigh, verscheyde ingezetenen dezer landen haer vervorderen, ten behoede van andere uytheemsche natien, alhier te lande in te koopen alderhande visch-tuygh ende andere behoeften, tot het vangen van walvisschen .. 's Graven-Hage, Hillebrandt van Wouw, 1665.Broadsheet. With woodcut coat of arms. ca. 40 x 30,5 cm. Proclamation by the Dutch government concerning the prohibition of selling whaling tools by the Dutch to other nations. - Scarce. [Boeknr.: 35169 ]

€ 475,00

WHIPPLE, A.B.C. De walvisvaarders. Amsterdam, Time-Life Boeken, (1980). 4to. Cloth, with dust-jacket. With many illustrations (several in colours). 176 pp. New Badford whaling history. [Boeknr.: 22302 ]

€ 15,00

ZORGDRAGER, Cornelis Gijsbertsz. Bloeijende opkomst der aloude en hedendaagsche Groenlandsche visschery .. Met byvoeging van de walvischvangst .. door Abraham Moubach. Nevens een korte beschryving van de Terreneufsche bakkeljaau-visschery. 2e druk. Amsterdam, Isaak Tirion, 1728.4to. Contemporary vellum. With title-page printed in red and black, engraved frontispiece (P. van Thol en R.C. Alberts, 1727), 6 folding maps and 11 engraved plates (1 folding after A. Salm by Van der Hem ). (36),392,(13),(2) pp. Second and best edition; the first edition was published in Amsterdam in 1720. - This classic work on the Greenland whale fishery is one of the most thorough and authoritative descriptions of the early 18th century. It is the most important and extensive Dutch work on whaling, including ample descriptions of the early discoveries and exploration in the northern regions, Greenland, Iceland, Spitsbergen, Nova Zembla, Jan Mayen and Strait Davis. Giving along with extensive natural history, geography, history, and economics, detailed lists of ships' outfits, lists of shipowners and captains, an extensive vocabulary, and copious other details. At the end an account of New-Foundland cod-fishing. - (p.101 with marginal tear without loss of text). - A fine copy of the most important and extensive Dutch work on whaling.Tiele 1241; Cat. NHSM II, p.899; Allen 177; Jenkins p.162; Sabin 106376. [Boeknr.: 1552 ]

€ 3950,00


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