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AFRICA. Africa. (No pl., ca. 1759).Allegorical engraving depicting white and black figures and two pyramids and a sphynx seen to the right, after G. Child. Ca. 24 x 16 cm. From: Thomas. Salmon. The universal traveller: or a compleat description of the several nations of the wold. [Boeknr.: 31968 ]

€ 95,00

ALBERS, Derk. Uit het land der pyramiden. Den Haag, H.P. Leopold, 1930. Original decorated cloth. With 100 photographic illustrations. XI,194 pp. - The country of the pyramids. [Boeknr.: 27359 ]

€ 30,00

BAKER, Samuel White. Ismailïa: a narrative of the expedition to Central Africa for the suppression of the slave trade. Organized by Ismail, Khedive of Egypt. New York, Harper & Brothers, 1875.Original brown pictorial cloth with gilt vignette of a camel caravan on the upper cover (extremities of spine dam.). With engraved portrait, 2 coloured maps (1 folding) and many woodengraved plates. 542 pp. First American edition. - 'This work by the celebrated traveller and sportsman describes his extremely difficult and eventful journey to, and administration in, the Sudan. He was the first Englishman to take high office under the Egyptian government. Although well-equipped and accompanied by a substantial number of troops, he had to contend with the hostility of the slave-traders (who fought several pitched battles against him) as well as that of the terrain' (Blackmer Sale). Samuel Baker (1821-1893) was a British explorer, naturalist, and big game hunter, chiefly remembered for his exploration of central Africa and the "discovery" of the Albert N'yanza (Lake Albert), the source of the Nile River. With him was his wife, a voluptuous Transylvanian he had spirited away from a Bulgarian slave market under the nose of the local pasha, saving her from a lifetime in the harem. Taking the name Florence, she would never leave her husband's side (Howgego, The book of exploration, p.256). Florence Barbara Maria von Sass (1841-1916) must be one of the best-kept secrets in the annals of African exploration (Robinsin, Wayward women, p. 3-4).Hess & Coger 179; Ibrahim-Hilmy I, p.49; Czech p.11; Gay 2578; Scheybeler, Paolo Bianchi Collection, 25; Howgego IV, B10. [Boeknr.: 32256 ]

€ 275,00

CARNE, John. Letters from the East; written during a recent tour throught Turkey, Egypt, Arabia, The Holy Land, Syria and Greece. Second edition. London, Henry Colburn, 1826.2 volumes. Later half calf, with marbled boards. With coloured acquatint frontispiece depicting the Camp of Hassan, a Bedouin chief. XVI,352; X,351 pp. First edition published the same year. - John Carne (1789 - 1844) traveller and author left England on 26 March 1821. He visited Constantinople, Greece, the Levant, Egypt and Palestine. In the later country he was taken prisoner by Bedouins, but was relaeased in safety. On coming back to England he commenced writing for the New Monthly Magazin an account of his travels under the title Letters from the East. - (Stained). - Rare.Atabey Collection 198; Blackmer Colletion289; Abbey, Travel, 377; Ibrahim-Hilmy I, p.120; Tobler p.148; Weber 186. [Boeknr.: 35715 ]

€ 675,00

CARNE, John. Recollections of travels in the East; forming a continuation of the Letters from the East. London, Henry Colburn and Richard Bentley 1830.Later half calf, with marbled boards. XII,348 pp. First edition. - The Recollections concern Syria, Egypt and Palestine in the Ottoman period. They are a continuation of Letters from the East.Blackmer Collection 290; Weber 187; Tobler p.148; Ibrahim-Hilmy p.120.. [Boeknr.: 35716 ]

€ 475,00

CHAMPOLLION-FIGEAC, Jacques-Jospeh. Égypte ancienne. Paris, Firmin Didot, 1858.Rebacked (part of original spine laid down), with gilt coat of arms on both sides of the city of Utrecht. With folding map and 92 steelengravings of Egypt. 500 pp. First published in Paris in 1839; part of the series L'Univers. Histoire et description de tous les peuples.Blackmer Collection 315; Andres 1016; Ibrahim-Hilmy I, p.130. [Boeknr.: 33123 ]

€ 125,00

CLARK, Edward. Daleth or the homestead of the nations. Egypt illustrated. Boston, Ticknor and Fields, 1864.Original pictorial cloth gilt (original spine laid down), top edge gilt. With lithographed title, 15 lithographed plates (4 tinted and 8 chromo-lithographs), and numerous wood-engravings. X,(2),289 pp. First edition. - Daleth, the Hebrew letter signifying 'door', is for Clark (1838-1910) also the symbol of Egypt. Concentrating on the historical aspects of Egypt to show how it is important from a biblical/historical perspective, he tells a good story, though it is a bit light on the personal narrative site (Kalfatoviv 0561). Many of the illustrations are taken from photographs, some from trophies common to all pilgrims, and others repeat the outline which Sir J. Gardner Wilkinson copied from the tombs. [Boeknr.: 11124 ]

€ 85,00

CURZON, Robert. Visits to monasteries in the Levant. 5th edition. London, John Murray, 1865.Original brown cloth, spine lettered in gilt. With folding plan and many woodengravings. XXI,(1),367 pp. First published in 1849. - Curzon's (1810-73) well-known work, a valuable and entertaining account of his long sojourn in the Levant, beginning with his travels in 1833, and including his long period of diplomatic service with Stratford Canning in Constantinople. The plates in this work are after drawings by Preziosi (Atabey p.159). One of the most charming books of travel ever written (DNB). Curzon is one of the most interesing travellers of this period (Contominas p.102).Blackmer Collection 436; Atabey Collection 301; Weber 415; Tobler p.155; Ibrahim-Hilmy p.151. [Boeknr.: 35734 ]

€ 275,00

EGYPT. Egijptenaars. (Amsterdam, Johannes Allart, 1802-07).Handcoloured aquatint plate by L. Portman after J. Kuyper, depicting a man and woman from Egypt. Ca. 13,5 x 9 cm. In: M. Stuart, De mensch zoo als hij voorkomt op den bekenden aardbol. - The first Dutch treatise on geographical anthropology. - Fine.Landwehr, Coloured Plates, 448; Tiele 1065. [Boeknr.: 32977 ]

€ 45,00

EGYPT. Vue du Grand Caire (Égypte). Paris, Basset, (ca. 1760).Contemporary handcoloured perspective view (vue d'optique or Guckkastenbild). Ca. 25 x 39,5 cm. Fine optical print depicting a bird's eye view of a square in Cairo with camels and people in the foreground. [Boeknr.: 35859 ]

€ 125,00

FAMARS TESTAS, Willem de. Reisschetsen uit Egypte 1858-1860 naar ongepubliceerde handschriften bewerkt en geannoteerd door Maarten J. Raven.. Maarssen, 's Gravenhage, Gary Schwartz & SDU, 1988. Pictorial wrappers. With 94 illustrations (some in colours) after De Famars Testas. 232 pp. The Dutch artist Willem de Famars Testas (1834-1896) travelled together with the French Egyptologist Emile Prisse d'Avennes (1807-1879) in Egypt. [Boeknr.: 33362 ]

€ 25,00

FORBIN, Louis Nicolas Philippe Auguste de. Voyage dans le Levant en 1817 et 1818. 2me édition. Paris, Delaunay, 1819.Contemporary calf, spine richly gilt. With engraved coat of arms of the L'Imprimerie Royale on titlepage. (12),460 pp. First edition published the same year; dedication Au Roi printed in civilité; with bookplate of Eugéne Pison. - Text volume to accompany Forbin's illustrated atlas work on the Levant which could be purchased separately. - Forbin travelled to Milos, where his son-in-law Marcellus had negotiated the purchase of the recently discovered Venus de Milo, and from there to Athens, Constantinople, Asia Minor, Syria and Palestine. From Jaffa he travelled overland to Alexandria and visited Egypt (Blackmer p.133). - ("Plan du Saint Sepulcre a Jerusalem" missing).Blackmer Collection 614; Atabey Collection 447; Comtominas Collection 268; Koç Collection 209; Weber 70; Chadenat II, 5370; Tobler p.144-145. [Boeknr.: 35735 ]

€ 275,00

GÉRAMB, Marie Joseph de. Pélerinage a Jérusalem et au Mont-Sinaï en 1831, 1832 et 1833. 3e édition. Paris, Adrien le Clere et Cie, 1839.3 volumes. Contemporary half red morocco, spines lettered in gilt.With 8 steelengravings. XXII,445; 453; 388 pp. First published in Paris in 1836. - A very good account by a member of a Trappist monastery near Mulhausen in Alsace. In his letters Géramb describes the Holy Land, Alexandria, Cairo, the Sinai, and the Nile to Aswan. While in Upper Egypt, he traveled with Count d' Estourmel. - (Some foxing). - A fine set. Tobler p.152; Rohrich p.364-365; Gay 3659; Kalfatovic 0314; Blackmer Collection 673; Hage Chahine 1856. [Boeknr.: 33388 ]

€ 225,00

GÉRAMB, Marie Joseph de. Reys naer Jerusalem en den Berg Sinai in 1831, 1832 en 1833. Uyt het Fransch vertaeld door P. Visschers. Mechelen, P.J. Hanicq, 1838. 2 volumes. Sm.8vo. Contemporary half calf, spines gilt. 343,(1); VI,324 pp. First published in Paris in 1836: Pélerinage à Jérusalem, et au Mount Sinai, en 1831, 1832 et 1833. - A very good account by a member of a Trappist monastery near Mulhausen in Alsace. In his letters Géramb describes the Holy Land, Alexandria, Cairo, the Sinai, and the Nile to Aswan. While in Upper Egypt, he traveled with Count d' Estourmel. - (Age-browned; some library stamps). - A very popular work, Tobler p.152; Gay 3659; Kalfatovic 0314; Blackmer Collection 673; not in Tiele or Cat. NHSM. [Boeknr.: 33355 ]

€ 125,00

HEUGLIN, Theodor von. Die Tinne'sche Expedition im westlichen Nil-Quellgebiet 1863 und 1864. Aus dem Tagebuch von Th. von Heuglin. Nebst ethnographischen, zoologischen und karthographischen Anhängen. Gotha, Perthes, 1865.4to. Original printed wrappers. With folding map, coloured in outline. VIII, 46 pp. Petermanns Mitteilungen, Ergänzungsheft 15. - The adventurous young Dutch woman, Alexandrine Piternella Françoise Tinné (1835-69), travelled down the Nile and penetrated the Bahr el Ghazal. She was accompanied by her mother and aunt and a domestic staff which included lady's maids. They were well provisioned in the only steamer available for hire at Khartoum. Alexine Tinné was murdered in an expedition across the Sahara in 1869. [Boeknr.: 21620 ]

€ 195,00

HOND, Jan de. Verlangen naar het Oosten. Oriëntalisme in de Nederlandse cultuur ca. 1800-1920. Leiden, Primavera Pers, 2008. Wrappers. With 136 illustrations (mostly in colours. 424 pp. Interdisciplinary study on travel stories, poetry, literature, theater, bible illustrations, painting, applied art and architecture in the 19th century of the Islamic world around the Mediterranean. [Boeknr.: 35861 ]

€ 35,00

IRWIN, Eyles. A series of adventures in the course of a voyage up the Red-Sea, on the coasts of Arabia and Egypt, and of a route through the desarts of Thebais, hitherto unknown to the European travellers in the year 1777. In letters to a lady. London, J. Dodsley, 1780.4to. Later half black calf, spine lettered in gilt. With engraved folding plan, 2 engraved plates (each with 2 views) printed in sepia, and 3 folding engraved maps. XVI,400 pp. First edition. - Irwin was born in Calcutta and served with the East India Company. He left India in 1777 for England, when his ship was captured by pirates. From Cossier he was forced to cross the desert to Suez and then on to Luxor, Cairo and Alexandria. It took him eleven months to reach England. In the autumn of 1780 he returned to India as a senior merchant and his route was again overland, but this time via Aleppo, Baghdad, and the Persian Gulf. Includes two poems by Irwin 'Ode to the dessert' and 'Ode to the Nile'. - One of the best descriptions of the Arabian coast of the Red Sea at the time. - (Age-browned).Blackmer Collection 865; Atabey Collection 609; Ibrahim-Hilmy p.325. [Boeknr.: 26426 ]

€ 795,00

JOLIFFE, T(homas) R(obert). Reis in Palestina, Syrië en Egypte, gedaan in het jaar 1817. Met vele bijvoegselen en ophelderingen uit de nieuwste uitlandsche reisbeschrijvingen verrijkt, en ingerigt tot een nuttig gebruik voor bijbellezers. Met eene voorrede van E.F.K. Rosenmuller. Uit het Hoogduitsch vertaald. Amsterdam, G. Portielje, 1822.2 volumes. Contemporary half calf. With folding engraved map and 3 engraved plates (1 folding) after J. van Meurs by D. Veelwaard. XXIV,248; XII,307 pp. First Dutch edition; first published in London in 1819: Letters from Palestine, descriptive of a tour through Galilee and Judea, Syria, and Egypt; with some account of the Dead Sea and the present state of Jerusalem, written in the year 1817. - The letters are written to various personages, containing historical as well as descriptive details. - (Some marginal foxing and offsetting of the plates).Rohricht p.349; Tobler p.143-144; Ibrahim-Hilmy p.332; Blackmer Collection 878; not in Tiele or Cat. NHSM. [Boeknr.: 33392 ]

€ 295,00

KIKKERT, J.G. Hoe ver we zullen komen, weet ik niet. Het avontuurlijke leven van Alexandrine Tinne (1835-1869). Naarden, Strengholt, 1980. Boards. With many illustrations, including some photographs by Alexandrine Tinne. 244 pp.. The Dutch explorer Alexandrine Tinne (1835-1869) was murdered by Tuaregs on the route between Murzuk and Ghat in Libia. [Boeknr.: 11172 ]

€ 25,00

KRAYENBELT, J(an). Het Heilige Land. Reis door Egypte, Palestina en Syrië. Rotterdam, Wenk & Birkhoff, 1892.8vo. Contemporary half morocco, spine gilt, a.e.g. With plan of Jerusalem and 12 photolithographed plates by Emrik & Binger. 343, XXII pp. First edition. - Adaptation of Carl von Orelli's Durch's heilige Land. Tagebuchblätter. Basel 1878 (Rohricht 594). - Travel account of Egypt, Holy Land, Syria and Turkey. - Fine. [Boeknr.: 33364 ]

€ 125,00

LENORMANT, François. Histoire ancienne de l'Orient jusqu'aux guerres médiques. 9me édition. Revue, corrigée, considérablement augmentée. Tome I-II. Paris, A. Lévy, 1881-82.2 volumes. 8vo. Contemporary green morocco, inside dentelles, g.e. With maps and many illustrations. XXVI,473; 462 pp. First published in 1865. - Volume I: Les origines - les races et les langues; Volume II: Les Egyptiens.(Volumes III-VI were published afterwards; some foxing). - A nice copy. Ibrahim-Hilmy p.370. [Boeknr.: 1159 ]

€ 95,00

MADDEN, Richard Robert. Travels in Turkey, Egypt, Nubia, and Palestine, in 1824, 1825, 1826, and 1827. London, Henry Colburn, 1829.2 volumes. Modern boards, with printed title-label to spines, uncut. With aquatint frontispiece depicting the author in the Syrian costume. XVI,401; VIII,398 pp. First edition. - This work is in the form of letters, which were compiled from notes. The author compares his letters to those of Lady Mary Wortley Montagu and discusses the difficulty of combining accurate observations with literary elegance:'the refinement of her enthusiasm prevailed over the correctness of her descriptions'. Madden had trained as a surgeon, though he never practised in England, but because of this he was able to enter areas closed to most Europeans, mainly the harem and some slave bazaars, He travelled in the Levant from 1824-27. His work also contains much information on Egypt and Egyptology (Blackmer p.223). Throughout his life Madden (1798 - 1866) fought for suppressed people. - Fine.Blackmer Collection 1056; Atabey Collection 748; Weber 178; Ibrahim-Hilmy II,3; Tobler p.150. [Boeknr.: 28845 ]

€ 1650,00

MICHAUD, (Joseph) & (Jean J.F.) POUJOULAT. Correspondance d'Orient (1830-1831). Bruxelles, N.J. Gregoir, V. Wouters et Cie, 1841.8 volumes in 4. Contemporary half calf, spines gilt. With folding map. First published in Paris in 1833-1835. - 'Michaud, the historian of the Crusades, and his secretary Poujoulat travelled together through Greece, Constantinople and the Archipelago to Jerusalem, where they separated. Poujoulat explored Syria and Michaud went on to Egypt, but they wrote regularly to each other, and these letters constitute in great part the voluminous Correspondance d'Orient. The first three volumes, dealing with Greece and Turkey, contain mostly Michaud's letters. Both Michaud and Poujoulat were interested in the contemporary state of the countries they visited than archaeology and antiquities' (Blackmer 1122). - A very fine set.Atabey Collection 807; Contominas Collection 465; Weber 211; Tobler p.151, Ibrahim-Hilmy II, p.33. [Boeknr.: 32445 ]

€ 475,00

MORRIS, Edward Joy. Notes of a tour through Turkey, Greece, Egypt, and Arabia Petraea, and to the Holy Land: including a visit to Athens, Sparta, Delphi, Cairo, Thebes, Mount Sinai, Petra, &c. With notes, and an appendix, by the English publisher. London, N. Bruce, 1843.Contemporary half calf, with red morocco title-label to spine. 142 pp. (text in double columns). First English edition. - 'A very interesting account of travels ca. 1837-1838 by the American legislator and diplomat. From 1850-1853 he was chargé d'affaires at Naples, and from 1861-70 he was American minister at Constantinople' (Blackmer 1156). - A very fine copy of a scarce book.Ibrahim-Hilmy II, p.45; Not in Atabey. [Boeknr.: 32248 ]

€ 950,00

NEDERLAND EN DE ORIËNT. (N.a.v. de tentoonstelling Fata morgana. De verbeelding van het Oosten: Nederlandse oriëntalisten 1830-1930). Amsterdam, 2004. 4to. Wrappers. With coloured illustrations. 53 pp. Kunstschrift - On Willem de Famars Testas, Tico Martinus Lycklama a Nijeholt, Jacobus van Looy, Marius Bauer & Daniël van der Meulen. [Boeknr.: 28440 ]

€ 18,00

NEITZSCHITZ, George Christoph. Merkwürdige Reisen/ so derselbe durch Europa/ Asien und Africa seiner Zeit gethan; dabey nicht nur die Beschaffenheit derer Länder, sondern auch viele andere besondere Begebenheiten angemercket werden .. Magdeburg, Gottfried Vettern, 1753.4to. Contemporary calf, spine gilt (top of spine skilfully rebacked). With titlepage printed in red and black, engraved title, folding engraved view of Jerusalem (lower part damaged with loss of text of the legend, not affecting the image) and 10 engraved plates. (6),320,(23) pp. First published in German in 1666 Sieben-Jährige und gefährliche Welt Beschauung durch die vornehmsten Drey Theil der Welt. - Account of the travels by Neitzschitz to the Levant, 1630-37. On his first journey he left Venice for Smyrna, Constantinople, Adrianople, Sofia and Ofen and back to Vienna in 1631. He accompanied the imperial legacy led by Count Buchheim to the Ottoman court in 1634. On his third journey in 1636 he went via Triest and Venice to Alexandria, Cairo (visited the pyramides), Sinai, Beirut, Sidon, Tyrus, Jerusalem, Nazareth, Kapernaum, Sichem, Samaria, Marseille, Genue, Pisa, Rome and via Venice back to Vienna. - (Age-browned). - Scarce.Tobler p.102; Ibrahim-Hilmy II, p.62; Gay 269. [Boeknr.: 28994 ]

€ 975,00

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.); Tobler p.91-92. [Boeknr.: 33658 ]

€ 1950,00

SCHUBERT, Gotthilf Heinrich. Reise in das Morgenland in den Jahren 1836 und 1837. Neue Auflage. Erlangen, J.J. Palm und Ernst Ente, 1839-1840.3 volumes. Contemporary half calf, spines gilt and lettered in gilt. With large folding engraved map. XVIII,532; XIV,591; XX,576 pp. First published in 1838. - Schubert (1780-1860) travelled in Turkey (first volume devoted largely to Constantinople), Greece, Egypt and the Holy Land in 1836-37 with the artist Johann Martin Bernatz. - (Some foxing). - Fine set.Blackmer Collection 1510; Atabey Collection 1110; Tobler p.228; Weber 317. [Boeknr.: 28262 ]

€ 775,00

SCHUVER, Juan Maria. Travels in North East Africa 1880-1883. Edited by Wendy James, Gerd Baumann and Douglas H. Johnson. London, 1996. Cloth, with dust-jacket. With maps and illustrations. CVII,392 pp. Hakluyt Society, 2nd series, 184. - Juan Maria Schuver, son of a wealthy Amsterdam businessmann, remained for two years in the hills of the upper Blue Nile and the eastern watershed of the White Nile basin. His lively account of the region and his encounters with local people is presented from the rediscovered original manuscripts. [Boeknr.: 16613 ]

€ 30,00

SHARPE, Samuel. The early history of Egypt, from the old testament, Herodotus, Manetho, and the hieroglyphical inscriptions. London, Edward Moxon, 1836.4to. Old half cloth. With 6 plates. VIII,172 pp. First edition. - Samuel Sharpe (1799-1881) was an English Unitarian banker who, in his leisure hours, made substantial contributions to Egyptology and Biblical translation. - (With library stamp on title-page).Ibrahim-Hilmy II, p.232. [Boeknr.: 15129 ]

€ 95,00

SOMER, Jan. Zee en landt reyse, gedaen naer de Levante, als Italien, Candien, Cypres, Egypten, Rhodes, Archipelago, Turckyen: en wederom door Duytslant. Waer in veele aenmerckens waerdige saken verhaelt worden. Desen tweden druck vermeerdert met de maniere van leven, gods-dienst, ceremonien, wetten, en krijghs-handel der Turcken, en hoe wreet sy met de slaven handelen. Beschreven door een Christen slaaf, die 13 jaar aldaer ghevangen heeft geweest. Amsterdam, Joost Hartgers, 1649.4to. Modern boards. With woodcut vignette on title-page and 6 half-page engravings. 47 lvs. First edition published the same year. - Jan Somer (ca. 1560-1640) a Dutchman from the province of Zeeland claims that he started his voyage in 1590 and returned in the autumn of 1592. There are several inconsistencies in the text, however, which make a large part of his itinery doubtful. It is conceivable that Jan Somer never travelled at all, but is one of the many plagiarists of his time. Somer was widely read, however, and had the reputation of being a famous traveller who wrote excellent accounts of his extensive journeys (Koster, To Hellen's noble land, 13). Including accounts of Alexandria, Cairo, the Red Sea area and Turkey. The treatise on the Turcks is a translation of B. Georgiewitz's De Turcarum moribus epitome, 1544. - A fine copy.Tiele 1014; Cat. NHSM I, p.255-256; Ibrahim-Hilmy II, p.244; Tobler p.86. [Boeknr.: 15953 ]

€ 1750,00

VISINO, J(ohann) N(epomuk). Pelgrims-reize uit Griekenland, over Egypte, naar Palestina. Behelzende: eene opgave van de geschiedenis en den tegenwoordigen toestand van alle voor den Christen merkwaardige plaatsen in het Heilige Land. In brieven aan eenen geestelijken te Passau. Uit het Hoogduitsch. Zwartsluis, R. van Wijk, 1843.Contemporary half calf, spine gilt (top of spine sl. dam.). (4),430 pp. Dutch translation of Meine Wanderung nach Palästina, Passau 1840; with bookplate of Bibliotheek Doctrina & Amicitiâ. - 'Abgerechnet die nachfolge Chateaubriands, bietet der Verfasser, der sich ziemlich fleissig umsah, einiges interessante' (Tobler p.160). Personal impressions from a pilgrims travel from Greece, across Egypt, to Palestinea in the late 1830's.Röhricht p.388. [Boeknr.: 33341 ]

€ 125,00

WILLINK, Robert Joost. The fateful journey. The expedition of Alexine Tinne and Theodor von Heuglin in Sudan (1863-1864). Amsterdam, University Press, 2011. 8vo. Wrappers. With many illustrations (several in colours). 456 pp. This compelling, richly illustrated study recounts the last African journeys of the intrepid Dutch traveller Alexine Tinne (1835-1869). [Boeknr.: 33056 ]

€ 65,00

WITTMAN, William. Travels in Turkey, Asia-Minor, Syria, and across the desert into Egypt during the years 1799, 1800, and 1801, in company with the Turkish army, and the British military mission. To which are annexed, observations on the plague, and on the diseases prevalent in Turkey, and a meteorological journal. London, for Richard Phillips by T. Gillet, 1803.4to. Contemporary calf (rubbed; rebacked), with green morocco lables on spine. With folding frontispiece, folding map, folding facsimile (Turkish passport; with tear, foxed), hand-coloured plan, 4 engraved plates (foxed) and 16 hand-coloured military and civilian lithographed costume plates. XVI,595 pp. First edition; with armorial bookplate of Mrs. Hamilton Nisbet. - Wittmann, a surgeon and physician, accompanied the British military mission which set out from Constantinople in 1799 and travelled overland to Egypt to take part in the campaign against the French. Others on the same mission included the young Joseph Hammer, later to become known as the great orientalist von Hammer-Purgstall, and William Stratton (Koç Collection 182). With fine handcoloured costume plates. Blackmer Collection 1832; Atabey Collection 1344; Contominas Collection 807; Lipperheide p.340 (German ed.); Tobler p.136/37; Weber 647; Ibrahim-Hilmy II,p 339; not in Abbey. [Boeknr.: 9325 ]

€ 1850,00


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