BERGH-MARGGRAFF, R. de. In Latijnsch Amerika. 's Gravenhage, H.P. Leopold, 1928. Original decorated cloth, with dust-jacket. With folding map and photographic plates. 239 pp. Ms de Bergh-Marggraff and her husband traveled through South and Central America for fourteen months, visiting Brazil, Argentina, Chile, Bolivia, Peru, Ecuador, Colombia, Panama, Costa Rica, Guatemala and Mexico successively. By car, boat and train, the gigantic journeys were covered. [Boeknr.: 36959 ]

€ 35,00

CANDELIER, Henri. Rio-Hacha et les Indiens Goajires. Paris, Firmin-Didot et Cie, 1893.Original red cloth, spine richly gilt, a.e.g. With 42 plates and illustrations. XX,282 pp. First edition. - Through this publication, the author records his knowledge about indigenous communities in La Guajira, Colombia, including fine engravings that complement the descriptions presented by the French traveler. Candelier décrit en détail leur aspect physique, leur caractère, leur vêtements, leurs armes, leurs coutumes, leur croyances et conclut: la péninsule Goajire n'est pas un beau pays, ni un pays bien sûr pour les civilisès (Broc, Dictionaire illustré des explorateurs .. Amérique, p. 57). - A fine copy. [Boeknr.: 36649 ]

€ 350,00

JUAN, Jorge & Antonio de ULLOA. A voyage to South America: describing at large the Spanish cities, towns, provinces, etc on that extensive continent. Translated from the original Spanish; with notes and observations, and an account of the Brazils by J. Adams. 4th edition. London, J. Stockdale (etc.), 1806.2 volumes. Contemporary straight grained morocco, gilt fillets round sides, spines richly gilt (1 hinge cracked but holding). With folding map and 7 engraved folding plates. XXVII,479; (2),419,(14) pp. First published in Spanish in Madrid in 1748 Relacion historica del viage a la America meridional. - An account of a voyage to South America by two Spanish Captains, Jorge Juan y Santacilia (1713-1773) and Antonio de Ulloa (1716-1795). Both Captains were skilled in mathematics, astronomy and navigation, and were selected to join Charles-Marie de la Condamine (1701-1774) on a scientific voyage to South America initiated by the French Académie des Sciences in 1735. Giving the result of the ten years' travel and observation by a group of leading European scientists. It is one of the best Spanish accounts of gold and silver mining in the 18th-century. A primary source for the history of Peru, Chili, Ecuador and Colombia. The appendix on Brazil written by J. Adams appeared for the first time in the third edition. - The most accurate description of the South American continent up to this date by two of the most important representatives of the Spanish enlightement. Sabin 36813; Palau 125477. [Boeknr.: 1666 ]

€ 875,00

PERIJA. La región de Perijá y sus habitantes. (Caracas), Universidad del Zulia, 1953.Original wrappers, with dust-jacket. With many plates (several in colours) and illustrations. 556 pp. Sociedad de Ciencias Naturales La Salle. - Dealing with ethnography, zoology, botany and antropology in the Serranía del Perijá, a mountain range, an extension of the eastern Andean branch (Cordillera Oriental), in northern South America, between Colombia and Venezuela. [Boeknr.: 36715 ]

€ 65,00

ROBINSON, Wirt. A flying trip to the tropics. A record of an ornithological visit to the United States of Colombia, South America and the island of Curaçao West Indies in the year 1892. Cambridge, University Press, 1895.Original pictorial green clothwith picture of flying bird in silver on front cover. With double-page coloured map of Curaçao, folding coloured map of Colombo, 4 coloured lithograped plates after J.G. Keuleman and many ilustrations. X,194 pp. First edition. - The account of a trip to the tropics to collect ornithological specimens in 1892, with many photographs and illustrations and with observations of the people as well. - Fine.Wood 540. [Boeknr.: 36811 ]

€ 275,00

SIEVERS, W. Reise in der Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta. Leipzig, Gressner & Schramm, 1887.Original half cloth, spine lettered in gilt (library number in ink on spine). With 8 plates and illustrations by A. Göring. (8),290 pp. First edition; with bookplate of Friedrich Weber. - Located in northern Colombia, the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta mountain ranges are geographically an isolated part of the Central Cordilleras of South America. [Boeknr.: 36626 ]

€ 125,00

WRIGHT, Irene A. (Red). Nederlandsche zeevaarders op de eilanden in de Caraïbische zee en aan de kust van Colombia en Venezuela gedurende de jaren 1621-1648 (9). Documenten hoofdzaakelijk uit het Archivo General de Indias te Sevilla. Met vertaling der documenten door C.F.A. van Dam. Utrecht, Kemink en Zoon, 1934-35. 2 volumes. Modern half cloth. With plates. 256,434; 168,272 pp. - (Historisch Genootschap). [Boeknr.: 6542 ]

€ 95,00

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