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AMUNDSEN, Roald & Lincoln ELLSWORTH. De eerste vlucht over de Noordpool. Vertaald door Louis Blok. Amsterdam, H.J.W. Becht, (1926). Cloth (discoloured). With ca. 120 photographic illustrations. 282 pp. First published in Oslo in 1926: Den Første flukt over Polhavet. - Narrative of the Amundsen-Ellsworth-Nobile North Polar Flight, 1926, in the airship Norge. The first North Pole flight from King's Bay, West Spitsbergen, over the North Pole to Teller, Alaska.Arctic Bibliography 410. [Boeknr.: 3763 ]

€ 35,00

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

ARCTIC. Nederland en het Noordpoolgebied. Rotterdam, Maritiem Museum, 1958. Wrappers. With illustrations. 62 pp. Dutch survey in the Arctic. [Boeknr.: 24590 ]

€ 18,00

BARR, William & Glyndwr Williams. (Ed.). Voyages to Hudson Bay in search of a Northwest passage 1741-1747. London, 1994-95. 2 volumes. Cloth, with dust-jackets. With 11 maps and 20 plates. XII,333; XV,393 pp. Hakluyt Society, 2nd series, 177-181. - Vol. I: The voyage of Christopher Middleton 1741-1742. Vol. II: The voyage of William Moor and Francis Smith 1746-1747. [Boeknr.: 20217 ]

€ 45,00

BARR, William. (Ed.). Searching for Franklin: the Land Arctic Searching Expedition. James Anderson's and James Stewart's expedition via the Back River. 1855. London, 1999. 8vo. Cloth, with dust-jacket. With 13 maps and plates. XV,292 pp. Hakluyt Society, 3rd series, 1. - The contribution of Anderson and Stewarr was to pinpoint the site of the tragedy on King William Island of the Franklin expedition, missing in the Arctic since 1845. [Boeknr.: 34632 ]

€ 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

BELLIN, Jacques Nicolas. Partie de la Mer Glaciale contenant la Nouvelle Zemble et le pais de Samoiedes suivant les découvertes des Hollandois et les cartes des Russes .. par M. Bellin. Paris, 1758.Engraved map of Nova Zembla and part of the Northeast passage, with a decorative title cartouche. Ca. 21,5 x 34,5 cm. From: L'Histoire Generale des Voyages. - Fine map produced by the French hydrographer and geographer, Jacques Nicolas Bellin (1703-1772) detailing the archipelago of Novaya Zemlya, the Samoyeds, and part of the Northeast passage. [Boeknr.: 34209 ]

€ 125,00

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

BRAAT, J., J.H.G. GAWRONSKI, J.B. KIST, e.a. Behouden uit het Behouden Huys. Catalogus van de voorwerpen van de Barentsexpeditie (1596), gevonden op Nova Zembla. De Rijksmuseumcollectie, aangevuld met Russische en Noorse vondsten. Amsterdam, De Bataafsche Leeuw, 1998. 4to. Cloth, with dust-jacket. With many illustrations (some in colours). 343 pp. Full description of all the found objects on land during the wintering on Novaya Zemblya in 1596/97. [Boeknr.: 2819 ]

€ 55,00

BRAKEL, S. van. Stukken betreffende de Kamers der Noordsche Compagnie na afloop van het octrooi. Utrecht, Kenink & Zoon, 1910. Wrappers. 96 pp. - (In Bijdragen en Mededeelingen Historisch Genootschap). [Boeknr.: 35635 ]

€ 45,00

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

BRUIJNE, A. de, L.R. KOOLEMANS BEIJNEN, e.a. De verslagen omtrent den tocht met de Willem Barents naar en in de IJszee, in den zomer van 1878 (&) 1879. Amsterdam, C.L. Brinkman, Utrecht, J.L. Beijers, 1879- 1880.2 volumes in 1. 4to. Contemporary half calf. With 2 folding coloured maps, 6 tables, and 5 plates (4 folding). 71; 40 pp. Bijbladen Tijdschrift Aardrijkskundig Genootschap. - The Dutch ship Willem Barents, on the first trip to the Arctic in 1878, cruised the Greenland Sea to Jan Mayen and northwest West Spitsbergen, thence southward to Bear Island, and eastward across Barents Sea in north-south traverses as far as Novaya Zemlya. The second voyage went as far as Novaya Zemlya, thence north and westward to a point off Franz Josef Land. Tiele 1111; Arctic Bibl. 2393-2394. [Boeknr.: 9728 ]

€ 125,00

BRUIJNE, Antonius de & Bastiaan Gerardus BALJÉ. De eerste tocht van de Willem Barents naar de Noordelijke IJszee 1878. De dagboeken van Antonius de Bruijne en Bastiaan Gerardus Baljé. Ingeleid en geannoteerd door W.F.J. Mörzer Bruyns. Zutphen, Walburg Pers, 1985. 2 volumes. Cloth, with dust-jacket. With 4 maps and 36 illustrations. 368 pp. Linschoten-Vereeniging LXXXIV-LXXXV. - The first trip of the Dutch ship Willem Barents to the Arctic in 1878, visiting Jan Mayen, Spitsbergen (Svalbard), Bereneiland (Bear Island Norway) and Novaya Zemlya.. [Boeknr.: 3753 ]

€ 35,00

CELL, Gillian T. (Ed.). Newfoundland discovered. English attemps at colonisation, 1610-1630. London, 1982. Cloth, with dust-jacket. With 2 illustrations and 3 maps. XVIII,310 pp. Hakluyt Society, 2nd series, 160. - Accounts of the earliest English settlements in Newfoundland. [Boeknr.: 20989 ]

€ 30,00

CHYDENIUS, Jacob Karl Emil. Svenska expeditionen till Spetsbergen år 1861 under ledning of Otto Torell. Stockholm, P.A. Sorstedt & Söner, 1865.Original embossed green cloth with gilt picture on front. With folding double-page panoramic view, folding map with inset maps, 15 (3 double-page) coloured lithographed plates by Abrah. Lundquist and 18 woodengravings in the text. (10),480 pp. First edition. - 'Torell's expedition of 1861 had been exceptionally succesful, despite all the obstacles presented by ice and weather. It was the first interdisciplinary polar expedition carried out by competent professional scientists. There is no exaggeration in saying that this enterprise initiated scientific polar exploration, and that Torell is rightly looked upon, not only as the 'father' of Swedish polar exploration, but as the founder of scientific polar exploration in general' (Liljequist, High latitudes, p.38). The Arctic navigator Nils Adolf Erik Nordenskiöld (1832-1901) participated in this successful Spitbergen expedition. - (Foxed as usual).Arctic Bibl. 3171. [Boeknr.: 33037 ]

€ 350,00

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 first 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; Cox II, p.19. [Boeknr.: 23212 ]

€ 975,00

CREDLAND, Arthur G. The Hull whaling trade. An Arctic enterprise. (Beverley), Hutton Press, 1995. 4to. Wrappers. With 110 illustrations (some in colours). 155 pp. The author traces the origins and progress of Hull's contribution to the whale fishery, in the Arctic up to its demise in 1869. Some personalities of the trade are highlighted and there is a comprehensive list of whale ships and their masters sailing out of port. [Boeknr.: 35584 ]

€ 20,00

DEKKER, P. De laatste bloeiperiode van de Nederlandse arctische walvis- en robbevangst 1761-1775. Zaltbommel, Europese Bibliotheek, 1971. 8vo. Cloth, with dust-jacket. With 86 photographic illustrations. 328 pp. Classic work on the last florescence of Dutch whaling at the end of the 18th century. [Boeknr.: 10660 ]

€ 75,00

DEKKER, P. Willem 't Hart 1750-1830. Een Zijper zeevaarder in de nadagen der Republiek. Zaltbommel, Europese Bibliotheek, 1966. Boards, with dust-jacket. With plates. 115 pp. t' Hart went to the sea for whaling on the 'Groendland fleet'. At the age of 25 he was already a commander. [Boeknr.: 3777 ]

€ 18,00

DRIESSEN, Jozien J. Russen en Nederlanders. Uit de geschiedenis van de betrekkingen tussen Nederland en Rusland 1600-1917. Amsterdam, Rijksmuseum, 1989. 4to. Wrappers. With numerous illustrations. 177 pp. Dutch-Russian relations 1600 - 1917 including the Northeast passage. [Boeknr.: 31901 ]

€ 25,00

FROBISHER, Martin. The third voyage of Martin Frobisher to Baffin Island 1578. Edited by James McDermott. London, 2001. 8vo. Cloth, with dust-jacket. With 6 maps and plates. XI,268 pp. Hakluyt Societ, 3rd series, 6. - Sir Martin Frobisher (c. 1535 - 1594[) was an English seaman and privateer who made three voyages to the New World to look for the Northwest Passage. He landed in northeastern Canada, around today's Resolution Island and Frobisher Bay.[2] On his second voyage, Frobisher found what he thought was gold ore and carried 200 tons of it home on three ships, where initial assaying determined it to be worth a profit of 5.2 per ton. Encouraged, Frobisher returned to Canada with an even larger fleet and dug several mines around Frobisher Bay. He carted 1,350 tons of the ore back where, after years of smelting, it was realised that the ore was worthless iron pyrite. [Boeknr.: 34634 ]

€ 45,00

GERRITSZ., Hessel. The Arctic North-East and West passage. Detectio freti Hudsoni or Hessel Gerritsz's collection of tracts by himself, Massa and De Quir on the N.E. and W. passage, Siberia and Australia. Reproduced, with the maps, in photolithography in Dutch and Latin after the editions of 1612 and 1613. Augmented with a new English translation by Fred. John Millard and an essay on the origin and design of this collection by S. Muller. Amsterdam, Frederik Muller & Co., 1878.4to. Original boards. With maps and facsimiles. 'This work is of scholarly importance to the history of Australia, Siberia and Canada, and to the search for the Northeast passage and the Northwest passage to the Orient' (Hill 692). Tiele 375; Cat. NHSM I, p.310; Ferguson 9885a. [Boeknr.: 1726 ]

€ 225,00

GERRITSZ., Hessel. Beschryvinghe van der Samoyeden Landt en Histoire du pays nommé Spitsberghe. Uitgegeven door S.P. l'Honoré Naber. 's Gravenhage, Martinus Nijhoff, 1924. Cloth. With plate and 5 maps. LIV,125 pp. Linschoten-Vereeniging XXIII. - Contains Isaac Massa's description of Siberia. The second part deals with Spitsbergen based on the logs of Willem Barentsz. [Boeknr.: 7716 ]

€ 45,00

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

GRUYL, Martin E. de. Dordtse Jonas in olie. Een bijdrage tot de geschiedenis van de Nederlandse walvisvaart (in de 17e en 18e eeuw). Amsterdam, De Batafsche Leeuw, 1997. Boards, with dust-jacket. With illustrations. 80 pp. [Boeknr.: 2998 ]

€ 18,00

HACQUEBORD, L. & W. VROOM. (Red.). Walvisvaart in de Gouden Eeuw. Opgravingen op Spitsbergen. (Amsterdam), De Bataafsche Leeuw, (1988). 4to. Wrappers. With many illustrations (several in colours). 200 pp. Contributions on Dutch whaling in the 17th century by J.R. Bruijn, G.G. Schilder, A.M. van der Woude, P.D.J. van Iterson, L. Hacquebord, a.o. [Boeknr.: 796 ]

€ 25,00

HACQUEBORD, Louwrens & Pieter van LEUNEN. (Red.). 400 jaar Willem Barentsz. (1596-1996). Harlingen, Flevodruk, 1996. 8vo. Boards. With many illustrations (several in colours). 192 pp. Memorial volume on the Dutch wintering on Novaya Zemlya in a wooden cabin by Willem Barentsz and his crew in 1596-97. [Boeknr.: 16344 ]

€ 65,00

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

L'HONORÉ NABER, S.P. Walvischvaarten, overwinteringen en jachtbedrijven in het hooge Noorden 1633 - 1635. Zes teksten verzameld en van aanteekeningen voorzien. Utrecht, A. Oosthoek, 1930. Original printed wrappers. With facsimiles. XXV,181 pp. Maatschappij der Nederlandsche Letterkunde. - Six Dutch journals on whaling, including the journal of Michiel Adriaanszoon de Ruyter (1635). [Boeknr.: 7294 ]

€ 35,00

HORST, A.J. van der. Roemloos vergaen. Compendium van verloren gegane schepen 1500-1800. Oost-Indische Compagnie, West-Indische Compagnie, Groenlandse Compagnie, Kaapvaart, marine, koopvaardij, walvisvaart en visserij. Amsterdam, Bataafsche Leeuw, 2011. Wrappers. 351 pp. Compendium of Dutch shipwrecks in the East- and West-Indies and the polar regions. [Boeknr.: 32798 ]

€ 18,00

HOVING, Ab & Cor EMKE. Het schip van Willem Barents. Een hypothetische reconstructie van een laat-zestiende-eeuws jacht. Met medewerking van Peter Sigmond en Gerald de Weerdt. Hilversum, Verloren, 2004. 4to. Boards. With many illustrations, plans and cd-rom. 128 pp. A reconstruction of the ship of the Dutch Arctic explorer Willem Barentsz. [Boeknr.: 28415 ]

€ 60,00

HUTCHINSON, Alex. H. Try Lapland. A fresh field for summer tourists. London, Chapman and Hall, 1870.Original cloth (stained; loose). With folding map, 5 illustrations and 8 lithographed plates. X,228 pp. Account of the author's journey with his wife through the Scandinavian countries into Lapland in 1869. [Boeknr.: 2108 ]

€ 65,00

JONG, Cornelis de. Geschiedenis van de oude Nederlandse walvisvaart (1612-1872). Pretoria, Universiteit van Suid-Afrika, 1972-79. 3 volumes (vol. I folio).. Wrappers. With illustrations. XI,430; XII,536; X,409 pp. Groundbreaking research on the decline and fall of Dutch whaling. [Boeknr.: 6228 ]

€ 275,00

JUET, Robert. Henry Hudson's reize onder Nederlandsche vlag van Amsterdam naar Nova Zembla en terug naar Dartmouth in Engeland, 1609. Volgens het journaal van Robert Juet uitgegeven door S.P. l'Honoré Naber. 's Gravenhage, Martinus Nijhoff, 1921. Cloth. With 3 plates and 4 maps. LXXIX,137 pp. Linschoten-Vereeniging XIX. - The Englishman Henry Hudson, sailing under the Dutch flag, in command of the Dutch ship Halve Maen could not complete the specified route in the Arctic because ice blocked the passage. Acting outside his instructions, Hudson pointed the ship west and discovered the river named after him in 1609. English and Dutch text. [Boeknr.: 7700 ]

€ 75,00

KEUNING, J. Petrus Plancius theoloog en geograaf 1552-1622. Amsterdam, P.N. van Kampen & Zoon, 1946. Cloth. With illustrations. 187 pp. Pertrus Plancius (1552-1622) was the initiator of the founding of the VOC and the WIC and the searching for a Northeast and Northwest passage. [Boeknr.: 6602 ]

€ 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

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

LUIGI AMEDEO DI SAVOIA, Duca degli Abruzzi. De reis van de Stella Polare. Noordpooltocht. Uit het Italiaansch vertaald onder toezicht van Maurits Snellen. Leiden, A.W. Sijthoff, (1903).Original pictorial cloth. With 2 maps (1 folding), 2 folding panoramas and many photographic illustrations and plates. (8),558,(2) pp. First Dutch edition, first published in Milan in 1903 La 'Stella Polare' nel mare Artico, 1899-1900. - The Duke of Abruzzi (1873-1933) sailed with 19 men to Archangel, and thence across Barents Sea to Rudolph Island, Franz Josef Land, to winter in Teplitz Bay, and to undertake marches on the ice of the Arctic Basin in attemps to reach the North Pole. - The first Italian Arctic expedition.Cat. NHSM I, p.313-14 (English and French ed.); Arctic Bibl. 10425 (Italian ed.); Stam, Books on ice, p.61; Howgego IV, A2. [Boeknr.: 130 ]

€ 125,00

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

MACLEOD, Innes. (Ed.). To the Greenland whaling. Alexander Trotter's journal of the voyage of the 'Enterprise' in 1856 from Frasenburgh & Lerwick. (Sandwick), The Thule Press, 1979. 4to. Wrappers. With illustrations. 74 pp. [Boeknr.: 35581 ]

€ 18,00

MAËL, Pierre. Naar de Noordpool. Uit het Fransch door Titia van der Tuuk. 2e druk. Rotterdam, D. Bolle, (ca. 1894). Original pictorial cloth, lettered in gilt. With illustrations by Alfred Paris. 264 pp. Dutch translation of: Une Française au pôle Nord, Paris 1893, written by Pierre Maël, pseudonym of Charles Causse & Charles Vincent. [Boeknr.: 33041 ]

€ 65,00

MAGUIRE, Rochfort. The journal of Rochfort Maguire 1852-1854. Two years at Point Barrow, Alaska, aboard HMS Plover in the search for Sir John Franklin. Edited by John Bockstoce. London, 1988. 2 volumes. Cloth, with dust-jackets. With 5 maps and 5 illustrations. XIV,VI,584 pp. Hakluyt Society, 2nd series, 169-170. - The Plover's voyage of 1848 to 1854 was the first constant presence of Europeans in the western Arctic, and Rochfort Maguire's journal is the earliest account of a sustained foreign association with the Eskimos of northern Alaska. [Boeknr.: 20011 ]

€ 45,00

MERCATOR, Gerard & Jodocus HONDIUS. Beschryvinghe des Noorder Pools. Septentrio nalium terrarum descript. Amsterdam, Johannes Janssonius, 1630. Engraved map of the Northern hemisphere by Gerard Mercator, with Dutch text on verso. Ca. 14 x 20 cm From the Atlas minor by Gerard Mercator and Jodocus Hondius. - Fine detailed map of the North Pole.Koeman, Atlantes Neerlandici, IIIB p. 530-536. [Boeknr.: 34192 ]

€ 275,00

MIKKELSEN, Ejnar. Drie jaar in het Poolijs. De geschiedenis van de 'Alabama' expeditie in de jaren 1909-1912. Bewerking uit het Deensch door M. van Blankenstein. Rotterdam, Nijgh & Van Ditmar, (1913). 4to. Original cloth. With folding map and many photographic illustrations. 251 pp. First published in Danish Tre år på Grønlands østkyst. Copenhagen 1913. - Describes Mikkelsen's trip in 1909, after his return he found the wreck of the Alabama and was forced to endure another two winters on the Greenland coast till his rescue in 1912.Arctic Bibl. 11438; Howgego III M39. [Boeknr.: 802 ]

€ 75,00

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

MÜNZING, Joachim. (Ed.). Wale und Walfang.(Mit Vorwort von Gerhard Wietek). Hamburg, Altonaer Museum, 1975. Wrappers (discoloured). With 68 plates (4 in colours). 122 pp. Fine exhibition catalogue. [Boeknr.: 35582 ]

€ 20,00

MÜNZING, Joachim. Der historische Walfang in Bildern. Für das Altonaer Museum in Hamburg. Herford, Koehler, (1987). 4to. Wrappers. With 108 plates and illustrations (several in colours). 142 pp. [Boeknr.: 13557 ]

€ 25,00

NANSEN, Fridtjof. Farthest North being the record of a voyage of exploration of the ship Fram 1893-96 and of a fifteen months' sleigh journey by Dr. Nansen and Lieut. Johansen with an appendix by Otto Sverdrup, captain of the Fram. London, George Newnes, 1898.2 volumes. Original pictorial blue cloth, elaborate gilt and silver illustration to upper cover and spines, a.e.g. With portrait, coloured plate, folding coloured map (with tear), and ca. 200 photographic illustrations. XV,480; VIII,456 pp. Second edition; first English edition was published in Westminster in 1897. - Classic account of the first Fram expedition 1893-96, a remarkable achievement in polar exploration. Contains descriptions of the voyage from northern Norway July 1893, across the Kara Sea to the New Siberian Islands and the drift thence across the polar sea, September 1893 - March 1895. Includes account of Nansen's and Johansen's sledge journey toward the North Pole, their wintering on Franz Josef's Land and the trip home, March 1895 - August 1896, with excerpts from Nansen's diary and a supplement by Otto Sverdrup on the Fram's drift in the ice, March 1895 - August 1896. He reached the farthest north latitude yet attained by man. This great journey received world-wide acclaim and brought him many international honours . After the First World War Nansen entered international politics and was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1922 (Printing and the Mind of Man 384). - A worldwide bestseller in a spectacular cloth binding.. Arctic Bibl. 11983; Howgego IV, N3; Stam, Books on ice, p.66. [Boeknr.: 1740 ]

€ 225,00

NANSEN, Fridtjof. Fram over Polhavet. Den Norske Polarfaerd 1893-1896. Med et tillaeg af Otto Sverdrup. Kristiania, H. Aschehoug & Co, 1897.2 volumes. Contemporary half morocco, spine lettered in gilt. With portrait, coloured plate, 3 folding coloured maps, and ca. 200 photographic illustrations and plates. (12),526; (8),553 pp. First Norwegian edition; the English edition was published as Farthest north the same year. - Classic account of the first Fram expedition 1893-96, a remarkable achievement in polar exploration. Contains descriptions of the voyage from northern Norway July 1893, across the Kara Sea to the New Siberian Islands and the drift thence across the polar sea, September 1893 - March 1895. Includes account of Nansen's and Johansen's sledge journey toward the North Pole, their wintering on Franz Josef's Land and the trip home, March 1895 - August 1896, with excerpts from Nansen's diary and a supplement by Otto Sverdrup on the Fram's drift in the ice, March 1895 - August 1896. He reached the farthest north latitude yet attained by man. This great journey received world-wide acclaim and brought him many international honours . After the First World War Nansen entered international politics and was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1922 (Printing and the Mind of Man 384). - A worldwide bestseller. Arctic Bibl. 11983; Howgego IV, N3; Stam, Books on ice, p.66. [Boeknr.: 32860 ]

€ 275,00

NANSEN, Fridtjof. In Nacht und Eis. Die Norwegische Polarexpedition 1893-1896. Mit einem Beitrag von Kapitän Sverdrup. Leipzig, L.A.Brockhaus, 1897. 2 volumes. Half calf. With 4 maps, 8 coloured plates and 207 illustrations. X,527;VIII,507 pp. First published in Westminster in 1897: Farthest North; with bookplate of Fida Gadmer. - Classic account of the first Fram expedition 1893-96, a remarkable achievement in polar exploration. Contains descriptions of the voyage from northern Norway July 1893, across the Kara Sea to the New Siberian Islands and the drift thence across the polar sea, September 1893 - March 1895. Includes account of Nansen's and Johansen's sledge journey toward the North Pole, their wintering on Franz Josef's Land and the trip home, March 1895 - August 1896, with excerpts from Nansen's diary and a supplement by Otto Sverdrup on the Fram's drift in the ice, March 1895 - August 1896. He reached the farthest north latitude yet attained by man. This great journey received world-wide acclaim and brought him many international honours. After the First World War Nansen entered international politics and was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1922. - A worldwide bestseller. - (Without the Supplement). Arctic Bibl. 11983; P.M.M. 384; Howgego IV, N3; Stam, Books on ice, p.66. [Boeknr.: 810 ]

€ 75,00

NANSEN, Fridtjof. Vers le Pôle. Traduit et abrégé par Ch. Rabot. Paris, Ernest Flammarion, (1897). Contemporary half cloth. With 200 illustrations. VIII,424 pp. Popular French edition of Farthest North (Westminster 1897). [Boeknr.: 3883 ]

€ 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

NANSEN, Fridtjof. Spitzbergen. 2. Auflage. Leipzig, F.A. Brockhaus, 1922.Original decorated boards. With 180 drawings, photographic illustrations and maps by the author. 327 pp. Second German edition. - Oceanographic observations during the cruise of the Veslemöy to Spitsbegen and waters further north in 1912.Arctic Bibl. 12019 (English edition only). [Boeknr.: 31997 ]

€ 45,00

NARBROUGH, John. An account of several late voyages and discoveries ... To which are added, a large introduction and supplement, containing short abstracts of other voyages into those parts, and brief descriptions of them. London, D. Brown, J. Round, W. Innys, T. Ward, 1711.Contemporary panelled calf, rebacked with the original spine laid down, spine ribbed and gilt, with red morocco title-label (1 hinge repaired; spine broken). With 3 large folding engraved maps (2 small tears) and 19 engraved plates (7 folding). XXIX,(7),223,(1) pp. Second edition; first published in London in 1694. - 'This second edition is preferred because it has the chart of the western and southern oceans, which was not included in the first edition and additional text relating to Greenland and to whales and whaling' (Hill p.525). Containing:I. John NARBROUGH's passage in the Batchelour through the Strait of Magellan and into the South Pacific to Chile, which was much read by later navigators.II. One of the earliest English accounts of Abel Janszoon TASMAN's voyage of 1642 from Batavia, during which he discovered Tasmania and New Zealand and visited Tonga and Fiji; based upon the account by Dirk Rembrantszoon van Nierop (Amsterdam 1674).III. Captains John WOOD and William FLAES, in the ships Speedwel and Prosperous, explored the Northeast Passage and visited Novaya Zembla. IV. The narrative of Friedrich MARTEN's , here first translated into English, was the first book on a voyage to Spitsbergen and Greenland, undertaken for whaling purposes.The editor of this work is believed to be Sir Tancred Robinson. In his lengthy introduction, he speaks of explorations towards the South Terra Incognita, suggets that the Dutch had made great discoveries there which they had never divulged, and also speaks of Ferdinand Magellan, Pedro Fernãndes de Quirõs, Sir Francis Drake, and others who had sailed the South Seas (Hill p.524). This compendium, a wealth of early voyages, includes an early account in of Tasman's famous voyage of 1642. Hill 1475; European Americana V, 711/183; Sabin 72186; Cox I, p.8; NMMC I, 31. [Boeknr.: 32826 ]

€ 3950,00

PARRY, William Edward. Journal of a voyage for the discovery of a North-West passage from the Atlantic to the Pacific; performed in the years 1819-20, in his majesty's ships Hecla and Griper. With an appendix, containing the scientific and other observations. 2nd edition. London, John Murray, 1821.4to. Later half calf with old boards, spine gilt with black title-label. With 6 engraved charts (4 folding), 5 lithographed profils and 9 aquatint plates by W. Westall after Beechey. (8),XXIX,310,CLXXIX pp. First edition published the same year. - The first (and most succesful) of Parry's four voyages under his own command. It was one of the most important voyages in the history of Arctic exploration. By August 1, 1819, Sir William Edward Parry (1790-1855) had managed to sail westward completely through Lancaster Sound, establishing that it was actually a strait. He then made the European discovery of Barrow Street, which he named after Sir John Barrow. Continuing westward, he reached the south coast of a large island he named Melville Island after Lord Melville. Parry and his men had sailed west of the 110th meridian of longitude, half the distance of the Northwest Passage, and thereby won a prize of 5.000, which Parliament had offered as an incentive for the discovery of the Northwest Passage. - (Some spotting and foxing as usual). - A fine copy of a cornerstone book of Arctic Exploration.Arctic Bibl. 13145; Hill 1311; Sabin 58860; TPL 1205; Stam, Books on ice, p.24; Howgego II, p.465. [Boeknr.: 13758 ]

€ 1450,00

PEARD, George. To the Pacific and Arctic with Beechey. The journal of lieutenant George Peard of H.M.S. 'Blossom' 1825-1828. Edited by Barry M. Gough. Cambridge., 1973. Cloth, with dust-jacket. With 2 maps and 6 plates. X,272 pp. Hakluyt Society, 2nd series, 143. - Peard's journal of the voyage of Captain Frederick William Beechey is a lucid account of one of the most comprehensive British naval voyages to the Pacific since the days of Cook. [Boeknr.: 20994 ]

€ 30,00

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

PROCLAMATION BEACONAGE. De Staaten Generaal der Vereenigde Nederlanden .. doen te weeten .. hebben goedgevonden voor den tyd van tien jaaren onder den naam van het Borkumsche vuurgeld te doen heffen een vuur/ ton/ en bakengeld .. van die schepen alleen/ die uit deeze landen na de Oostzee en Archangel/ mitsgaders na de kleine Oost en Noorwegen vaaren 's Gravenhage, Isaac Scheltus, 1791.Broadside with woodcut coat of arms of the States General, lion with sword and 7 arrows, in an elaborately decorated cartouche with military attributes and woodcut initial. Beaconage for the Baltic trade.Not in Knuttel. [Boeknr.: 35385 ]

€ 125,00

PRONKER, Ton. F.J. Het barkschip 'Amicitia'. De geschiedenis van het eerste classe ijzeren barkschip 'Amicitia' 1885-1903. De zeemans-loopbaan van haar kapitein T. Pronker 1878-1903. De reederij P. van der Hoog 1877-1906. De dagboeken van de 3de stuurman H.W.A. Celosse 1893-1898. Het barkschip 'Martina Johanna' en kapt. J.J. van der Laag 1891-1905. Baarn, De Prom, 1999. Boards. With many illustrations. 702 pp. Including sailing voyages within Europe but also to Australia and Indonesia and the Arctic region. [Boeknr.: 35569 ]

€ 35,00

RENNEVILLE, René Augustin Constantin de. Recueil des voiages qui ont servi à l' établissement & aux progrès de la Compagnie des Indes Orientales, formée dans les Provinces-Unies des Païs-Bas. Seconde edition revue, & augmentée de plusieurs pieces curieuses. Amsterdam, J. Frederic Bernard, 1725.7 volumes. Sm. 8vo. Contemporary pannelled calf, spines ribbed and gilt, with title-labels. With 44 engraved maps and plates (40 folding). Second and best edition, first published in Amsterdam in 1702-1706; with 2 armorial bookplates. - French translation of Isaac Commelin Begin ende voortgang with the additions of Frederik Coyett 't Verwaerloosde Formosa (Formosa neglected) and the voyage of Willem Ysbrantz. Bontekoe. This collection of early Dutch East-India Company (VOC) voyages was translated first from the Dutch into French and then into English containing a large introduction, the voyages by Gerrit de Veer, Cornelis de Houtman, Jacob Cornelisz. van Neck, Sebald de Weert, Olivier van Noort, Paulus van Caerden, Steven van der Hagen, Wolfert Harmensz., Joris van Spilbergen, Cornelis Matelief, Pieter Willemsz. Verhoeff, Pieter van den Broeck, Willem Cornelisz. Schouten and Jacob le Maire, etc. Renneville (1650 - 1723) was a French-born professor of religion in Holland; he completed this work prior to his eleven-year imprisonment (1702-1713) in the Bastille for allegedly having criminal correspondence with foreigners (Hill 1438). - A very attractive set.Landwehr 253; Cat. NHSM I, p.107; European-Americana V, p.326. [Boeknr.: 34248 ]

€ 3500,00

ROMEIN, Picard. Scheeps-tocht, in den jaare 1596, naar Nova Zembla ondernomen. (Amsterdam., 1730). Engraving by Picard Romein. Ca. 26 x 33,5 cm. From Le Clerq. Geschiedenissen der Vereenigde Nederlanden. - Fine engraving illustrating an encounter with a walrus on Willem Barentsz 's third voyage to the Arctic in 1596.Muller, Historieplaten, 1054 B; Atlas van Stolk 980; Ingalls, Lothrop Collection, 3; Brewington, Kendall Whaling Museum, 102. [Boeknr.: 16433 ]

€ 195,00

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. On his voyage back with the Dutch fleet of Dantzig he was in the company of Jacob van Wassenaar-Obdam, Michiel de Ruyter and Witte de With. [Boeknr.: 3734 ]

€ 25,00

SCHOKKENBROEK, Joost C.A. Trying-out. An anatomy of Dutch whaling and sealing in the nineteenth century, 1815-1885. Amsterdam, Aksant, 2008. Pictorial boards. With 14 illustrations. 366 pp. This study describes and analyses a wide array of initiatives leading to the hunt, by Dutch whalemen, of whales and seals in Arctic waters, the temperate zones of the South Pacific and the waters of the Dutch East Indies during the major part of the nineteenth century (1815-1885) - an era neglected so far. A pioneering book focused on the men involved in the two maritime industries, be it on shore or aboard the whaleship. [Boeknr.: 33502 ]

€ 25,00

SIRELIUS, Uuno Taavi. Über die Sperrfischerei bei den finnisch-ugrischen Völkern. Eine vergleichende ethnographische Untersuchung. Helsingfors, 1906. 4to. Original printed wrappers (sl. dam.). With 607 illustrations. (6),486 pp. - (Société Finno-Ougrienne). [Boeknr.: 24969 ]

€ 95,00

SLIGGERS, B.C. & A.A. WERTHEIM. (Red.). 'Op het strand gesmeten'. Vijf eeuwen potvisstrandingen aan de Nederlandse kust. (Zutphen, Walburg Pers, 1992). 4to. Wrappers. With many illustrations. 120 pp. Survey of five centuries of stranded whales on the Dutch shore. [Boeknr.: 10255 ]

€ 18,00

TAPRELL DORLING, H. Sea venturers of Britain. 'Taffrail'. London, Collins' Clear-Type Press, (ca. 1930). Original pictorial cloth. With maps. XV,317 pp. On John Hawkins, Martin Frobisher, Drake, William Dampier, Anson, Cook, Franklin and Scott. [Boeknr.: 18487 ]

€ 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

TIRION, Isaak. Nieuwe kaart van de Noord Pool na de alderlaatste ontdekking int licht gebracht. Amsterdam, Isaak Tirion, (ca. 1750).Engraved map of the Northern hemisphere by J. Keyser, contemporary coloured by hand. Ca. 29 x 35 cm. New map of the Northern hemisphere and North Pole after the latest discoveries, dated 1735. California is shown as an Island, the Pacific region is completely blank and even the Great Wall of China is shown. - A fine old coloured map of the Arctic, with wide margins. [Boeknr.: 34185 ]

€ 275,00

TOLLENS, (Hendrik). L' hivernage des Hollandais a la Nouvelle-Zemble, 1596 - 1597. Traduit .. par Auguste Clavareau. 3. édition. Maestricht, F. Bury-Lefebure, 1839.4to. Original printed boards (spine sl. dam.). With lithographed portrait and 8 lithographed plates (blank margins stained). 73 pp. First published in Dutch in 1820: Tafereel van de overwintering der Hollanders op Nova Zembla in de jaren 1596 en 1597. - A celebrated poem on the Dutch wintering on Novaya Zemlya in a wooden cabin by Willem Barentsz and his crew in 1596-97.Cf. Cat. NHSM I, p.304; Arctic Bibl. 17782. [Boeknr.: 7842 ]

€ 150,00

TOLLENS, Hendrik. The Hollanders in Nova Zembla (1596-1597). An Arctic poem. Translated from the Dutch by Daniel van Pelt. With a preface and an historical introduction by S.R. van Campen. Including notes. New York, G.P. Putman's Sons, 1884.Original decorated green cloth gilt, top edge gilt. With frontispiece. XVII,120 pp. First published in Dutch in 1820: Tafereel van de overwintering der Hollanders op Nova Zembla in de jaren 1596 en 1597. - A celebrated poem on the Dutch wintering on Novaya Zemlya in a wooden cabin by Willem Barentsz and his crew in 1596-97.Cat. NHSM I, p.311; Arctic Bibl. 17782. [Boeknr.: 31071 ]

€ 150,00

UNWIN, Rayner. Overwintering op Nova Zembla. Willem Barentsz en de expeditie om de Noord. Amsterdam, Prometheus, 1995. Wrappers. With illustrations. 271 pp. Translation of A winter from home. Willem Barents and the North-east Passage. [Boeknr.: 16253 ]

€ 15,00

VEER, Gerrit de. Hoedaanig de Hollanders in de jaaren 1596 en 1597 in Nova Zembla hebben overwintert. (Amsterdam, 1730). 4 engraved scenes from the Dutch winter camp on Novaya Zemlya on 1 sheet after Gerrit de Veer. Ca. 27 x 34 cm. Third state. - From: Le Clerc. Geschiedenissen der Vereenigde Nederlanden. - This is one of many different versions of the engraving on the title-page of Gerrit de Veer, Waerachtige beschryvinghe van drie seijlagien (1598). This engraving depicts four images of the Dutch wintering on Novaya Zemlya in a wooden cabin by Willem Barentsz and his crew in 1596-97. This is the earliest over-wintering this far north. - Fine.Muller, Historieplaten, 1053b; Atlas van Stolk 978; Cf. Ingalls, Lothrop Collection, 2. [Boeknr.: 33046 ]

€ 150,00

VEER, Gerrit de. Nova Zembla. (Amsterdam, 1681). Engraving by Jan Luyken with 4 engraved scenes from the Dutch winter camp on Novaya Zemlya on 1 sheet after Gerrit de Veer. Ca. 22 x 31,5 cm. From: Bor. Oorsprongk, begin, en vervolgh der Nederlandsche oorlogen. - This is one of many different versions of the engraving on the title-page of Gerrit de Veer, Waerachtige beschryvinghe van drie seijlagien (1598). This engraving depicts four images of the Dutch wintering on Novaya Zemlya in a wooden cabin by Willem Barentsz and his crew in 1596-97. This is the earliest over-wintering this far north. Muller, Historieplaten, 1052; Atlas van Stolk 977; Van Eeghen & Van der Kellen, p.15; Ingalls, Lothrop Collection, 2. [Boeknr.: 4129 ]

€ 150,00

VELUWENKAMP, Jan Willem. Archangel. Nederlandse ondernemers in Rusland 1550-1785. (Amsterdam), Balans, 2000. Wrappers. With maps and illustrations. 271 pp. Dutch entrepeneurs in Russia 1550-1785. [Boeknr.: 26181 ]

€ 25,00

VIBE, A. Küsten und Meer Norwegens. Gotha, J. Perthes, 1860.4to. Wrappers. With coloured lithographed frontispiece and folding map. 24 pp. -(Ergänzungsheft zu Petermann's Geogr. Mittheilungen). [Boeknr.: 10793 ]

€ 30,00

WALDA, Dick. Gevangen in het ijs. De overwintering van Willem Barents op Nova Zembla. (Houten, Fibula, 1996). Wrappers. With many illustrations. 143 pp. [Boeknr.: 21337 ]

€ 18,00

WHYMPER, Fréderick. Voyages et aventures dans l'Alaska (ancienne Amérique Russe). Ouvrage traduit de l'Anglais avec l'autorisation de l'auteur par Émile Jonveaux. Paris, Hachette et Cie., 1871.Contemporary half green morocco, spine gilt, top edge gilt. With folding map and 37 wood-engravings. II,412 pp. First French edition; first published in London in 1868: Travel and adventure in the territory of Alaska, formerly Russian America. - The author, a member of the Western Union Telegraph Co. Expedition, visited Plover Bay (Chukotka) 1865, and Petropavlovsk 1866, traveled in Kamchatka and on the west coast of Okhotsk Sea; later made journeys up and down the Yokon River from the Norton Sound region. He gives here accounts of his journeys (Arctic Bibl. 19424 English ed.). Whymper's account, and his artwork, constitute one of the most significant contributions to Alaska description of this period' (Haycox, Alaska Biblio. p. 254) Also containing account of the Vancouver Island Expedition. - Some foxing otherwise fine.Howgego IV, p.1004. [Boeknr.: 25554 ]

€ 175,00

WILLEM BARENTS. Verslag omtrent den vierden tocht van de Willem Barents naar de IJszee in den zomer van 1881, uitgebracht aan het Comité van Uitvoering. Haarlem, H.D. Tjeenk Willink, 1882.Original printed wrappers. With large folding coloured lithographed map by A. Braakensiek and 5 plates (including 1 map). 5,146 pp. Privately printed. - Official account of the fourth Dutch expedition to the Arctic with the Willem Barents in 1881.Cat. NHSM I, p.310. [Boeknr.: 33290 ]

€ 145,00

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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