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ALEXIS, Willibald. (Georg Wilhelm Heinrich HÄRING). Reistogten in het zuiden van Frankrijk; waarin karakterschilderingen over de oude en hedendaagsche Franschen. Uit het Hoogduitsch. Amsterdam, J.C. van Kesteren, 1829.Contemporary half calf (spine ends damaged). With engraved title-page after H.P. Oosterhuis by W.H. Hoogkamer. XII,224 pp. Dutch translation of Wanderungen im Süden. Berlin 1828. - Travels in the south of France; in which character paintings about the old and contemporary French. - (Foxed). - Not in Tiele. [Boeknr.: 8365 ]

€ 125,00

BAEDEKER, Karl. Paris und Umgebungen. Handbuch für Reisende. 14te Auflage. Leipzig, Karl Baedeker,1896.Sm.8vo. Cloth. With 14 maps, and 27 plans, partly folding. XXXVI,388. Inserted the street-index with plans. [Boeknr.: 13116 ]

€ 25,00

BARKER, Edward Harrison. Wanderings by southern waters. Eastern Aquitaine. London, Richard Bentley and Son, 1893.Original red cloth (soiled). With frontispiece, 2 illustrations and 4 plates. 403 pp. Wanderings in Aquitaine, one of the 27 regions of France in the south-western part. [Boeknr.: 8669 ]

€ 40,00

BEATIS, Antonio de. The travel journal of Antonio de Beatis. Germany, Switzerland, the Low Countries, France and Italy, 1517-1518. Translated from the Italian by J.R. Hale and J.M.A. Lindon. Edited by J.R. Hale. London, 1979. Cloth, with dust-jacket. With map and 2 illustrations. XII,206 pp. Hakluyt Society, 2nd series, 150. - Travel-account of the leisurely tour by Luigi of Aragon, one of the most wealthy, cultivated and well-connected of Italian cardinals. [Boeknr.: 17226 ]

€ 30,00

BOUCHAIN. Plan du siege de Bouchain. Bruxelles, Eugene Henry Fricx, 1711.Broadsheet, depicting an engraved plan by Harrewyn, coloured by hand, wih letterpress below, mounted on linen. Ca. 54 x 50 cm. Bouchain is a commune in northern France. It lies halfway between Cambrai and Valenciennes.The Siege of Bouchain (9 August - 12 September 1711) was a siege of the War of the Spanish Succession, and the last major victory of John Churchill, 1st Duke of Marlborough. Marlborough broke through the French defensive lines and took Bouchain after a siege of 34 days. Its capture left Cambrai the only French-held fortress between the allied army and Paris. - Fine. [Boeknr.: 34184 ]

€ 450,00

CAILLETTE DE L'HERVILLIERS, Edmond. Compiègne sa forèt ses alentours. Etudes & souvenirs historiques & archéologiques suivi de documents relatifs a la vie du B. Simon, Comte de Crespy et d'Amiens. Compiègne, Paris, 1869.8vo. Original printed wrappers (sl. soiled), uncut. 508,96 pp. [Boeknr.: 10813 ]

€ 60,00

CALONNE, Charles Alexandre de. Requête au roi. - Eclaircissemens et pieces justificatives; Réponse de M. de Calonne a l' écrit de M. Necker, publiée en Avril 1787; contenant l'examen des comptes de la situation des finances, rendus en 1774, 1776, 1781, 1783 & 1787: avec des observations sur les résultats de l'assembée des notables. - Pieces justificatives ou accessoires. London, T. Spilsbury, 1787-1788. 2 works in 1 volume. Contemporary half calf, spine ribbed with green title-label. 137,(3),66; 8,215,(3),65,(1),36 pp. Charles Alexandre, vicomte de Calonne (1734 - 1802) was called in to take control of France's financial affairs during the terrible crisis which preceded the Revolution. His audacious plan of reform might have succeeded had the king been wholeheartedly behind him. He was finally exiled in 1787 and the present work is a defence of his conduct while in office, written after he had fled to England, and published in London.Kress B-1174; Goldsmith's 13433. [Boeknr.: 13537 ]

€ 150,00

CLAPARDèDE, Arthur de. L'ile de Porquerolles (Iles d'Hyères). (La France). Neuchatel, 1891.Original printed wrappers. 16 pp. - (Bull. de la Société Neuchâteloise de Géographie). [Boeknr.: 10471 ]

€ 30,00

(DORIS DE BOURGES, Charles). Amours secrettes des quatre frères de Napoleon, par M. le baron de B... 2me édition. Paris, Germain Mathiot, 1816.2 volumes. Contemporary half calf, spines gilt. With 2 engraved frontispieces. 264; 258 pp. [Boeknr.: 13176 ]

€ 95,00

DU MONT, Jean. A new voyage to the Levant: containing an account of the most remarkable curiosities in Germany, France, Italy, Malta, and Turkey; with historical observations relating to the present and ancient state of those countries. Done into English. 4th edition. London, T. Goodwin, M. Wotton and B. Toke, 1705.Contemporary panneled calf (hinges restored). With engraved frontispiece and 8 folding engraved plates. (22),416 pp. With armorial bookplate of Geoffrey C. Hobbs. - First published in French in The Hague in 1696 Voyages en France, en Italie, en Allemagne, a Malthe et en Turquie; first English edition appeared also in 1696. - Jean Du Mont (1607-1727) left the French army to take service in Germany. The various German campaigns he took part in form the basis of his travels, which he augments with interesting accounts of his customs and life in the countries he visited, in the form of letters. Four of the eight plates illustrate genre scenes in Constantinople: Turkish dancers, Greek dancers, punishment of a harlot, and the audience of the French ambassador, Chateau-Neuf, with the Kaimakam (Blackmer p.113). - (Age-browned).Blackmer Collection 514; Atabey Collection 378; Koç Collection 95a; Cf. Weber 436; Boucher de la Richarderie I, p. 310 (French ed.). [Boeknr.: 22639 ]

€ 1450,00

DUMOURIEZ (Charles-François Du Périer) Mémoires. Ecrits par lui-même. Francfort et Leipzig, 1794.2 parts in 1. Contemporary half calf, spine gilt. XXXII,150; 252 pp. Charles-François du Périer Dumouriez (1739 - 1823) was a French general during the French Revolutionary Wars. He shared the victory at Valmy with General François Christophe Kellermann, but later deserted the Revolutionary Army, and became a royalist intriguer during the reign of Napoleon as well as an adviser to the British government. Dumouriez is one of the names inscribed under the Arc de Triomphe, on Column 3. [Boeknr.: 13291 ]

€ 125,00

EBELING, E. Straatsburg in 1681. Een geschiedkundig verhaal uit de dagen van de afscheuring dezer stad van het Duitsche Rijk, en hare bemachtiging door Lodewijk XIV; voor de rijpere jeugd. Gouda, G.B. van Goor Zonen, 1873.Original embossed red cloth, spine gilt. With 4 coloured plates by P.W.M. Trap. 232 pp. Juvenile. Straatsburg was joined to France in 1681. [Boeknr.: 33131 ]

€ 45,00

EVENING READING. MUSEE DES FAMILLES. LECTURES DU SOIR. Tome 34. Paris, Bureaux de l'Administration, 1866-1867.8vo. Contemporary half red morocco. With numerous woodengravings and 10 coloured fashion-plates. 380;94 pp. (p. 225 with tear). An illustrated French literary magazine that was published in Paris from 1833 to 1900. [Boeknr.: 33903 ]

€ 45,00

FRENCH - RUSSIAN DIALOGUES. CHOIX D'ENTRÉTIENS FRANÇAIS ET RUSSES, composés sur le modèle des meilleurs auteurs modernes et arrangés en 150 leçons. 1831. Contemporary half green morocco (spine damaged; 1 hinge broken). VII,315 pp. Rare. - No copy in Worldcat. [Boeknr.: 31726 ]

€ 275,00

GOURGAUD, (Gaspard). Napoléon et la Grande-Armée en Russie, ou examen critique de l'ouvrage de M. le Comte Ph. de Ségur. Bruxelles, H. Tarlier, 1825. Modern cloth (original printed frontwrapper mounted). XI,427 pp. General Gourgaud was aide-de-camp to Napoleon during the Russian campaigne in 1812. - (Age-browned).Catalogue Russica I, p.476. [Boeknr.: 32795 ]

€ 95,00

JONG, Cornelis de. Reize in en door het Kanaal, in de jaren 1785 en 1786. Haarlem, Fr. Bohn, 1808.Later half cloth. With folding view of the harbour of Bordeaux and folding plate depicting a naval battle between Commodore Charles Fielding and rear-admiral Lodewijk van Bylandt, after G. Groenewegen by Vinkeles and Vrijdag. XVI,396 pp. First edition. - Voyage through the Channel in 1785 and 1786 in the Dutch brigantine Den Beschutter. The affair of Fielding and Bylandt was a brief naval engagement off the Isle of Wight on 31 December 1779 between a Royal Navy squadron, commanded by Commodore Charles Fielding, and a naval squadron of the Dutch Republic, commanded by rear-admiral Lodewijk van Bylandt, escorting a Dutch convoy. The British seized the Dutch merchantmen and conducted them as prizes to Portsmouth, followed by the Dutch squadron. - (Waterstained).Tiele 556; Cat. NHSM I, p.121; Roeper & Wildeman, Reizen op papier, p. 104. [Boeknr.: 12863 ]

€ 195,00

JOUY, Victor Joseph Etienne de. L'hermite de la Guiane, ou observations sur les moeurs et les usages Parisiens au commencement du XIXe siècle. 7me édition. Bruxelles, A. Wahlen et Comp., 1822.3 volumes in 2. Sm.8vo. Contemporary half calf (damaged). With 3 engraved frontispieces and 3 other engraved plates. IV,299; 277; 253 pp. Victor-Joseph Étienne de Jouy (1764 - 1846), received at the age of eighteen a commission in the army, and sailed for South America in the company of the governor of Guiana. He abandoned his early military career for a successful literary one. From 1811 to 1814 de Jouy published in the weekly Gazette de France a series of satirical sketches of Parisian life, later collected under the title of L'Hermite de la Chaussee d'Antin, which was warmly received and made his name as a journalistCf. Sabin 36769. [Boeknr.: 12758 ]

€ 95,00

KAMPEN, Nicolaas Godfried van & Klaas SIJBRANDI. De valleijen der Waldenzen, geschied- en aardrijkskundig geschilderd. Amsterdam, G.J.A. Beijerinck, (1840).4to. Original half red cloth. With steelengraved title-page after W.H. Bartlett by R. Wallis, folding map and 70 steelengraved plates after W.H. Bartlett, J.D. Harding by G. Richardson, J.T. Willmore, J.C. Bentley. H. Adlard, R. Wallis, S. Fisher, a.o.VI,206,(2) pp. The valleys of Piedmont: Turin, Pignerol, Luzerne, St. Jean, La Tour, Castelluzzo, Angrogna, Rora, St Martin, Clusone, Perosa, Pragelas, Dauphiné and Ban de la Roche. - (Light age-browned). [Boeknr.: 34090 ]

€ 275,00

KELLER, Gerard. Bergen en dalen. Rotterdam, Jacs.G. Robbers, (1878).Folio. Original pictorial blue cloth gilt. With 8 steelengravings (some foxing) and numerous woodengravings. (8),215 pp. Europa in al zijn heerlijkheid geschetst. - Fine illustrated book on cities in the mountains of Germany, Spain, France, Italy, Norway and Switzerland. - A nice copy. [Boeknr.: 32908 ]

€ 75,00

KELLER, Gerard. Wouden, kusten en rotsen. Rotterdam, Jacs.G. Robbers, (ca. 1880).Folio. Original pictorial blue cloth gilt. With 8 steelengravings (some foxing) and numerous woodengravings. (8),216 pp. Europa in al zijn heerlijkheid geschetst. - Fine illustrated book on North-Italy, France, Norway, Spain, Italy, Germany, Sweden and Gibraltar. - A nice copy. [Boeknr.: 32910 ]

€ 75,00

LACROIX, Paul. XVIIme siècle. Institutions usages et costumes. France 1590-1700. Paris, Firmin-Didot et Cie, 1880.8vo. Contemporary half red morocco, spine and boards richly gilt, a.e.g. With 16 chromolithographed plates and 300 woodengravings. VIII,580 pp. A very fine copy. - Colas 1704; Lipperheide 1118; Hiler p.518. [Boeknr.: 33117 ]

€ 175,00

LAET, Johannes de. Gallia, sive de Francorum regis dominiis et opibus commentarius. Lugduni Batavorum, ex officina Elzeviriana, 1629. 16mo. Contemporary vellum, with manuscript title on spine. With fine engraved titlepage. (14), 461 pp. First edition; with bookplate on verse titlepage Ad Bibliothecam Principalem Arausio-Nassauiensem Dillenburgicam. - Johannes de Laet from Antwerp (1581- 1649), was a Dutch geographer and director of the Dutch West India Company (WIC). This volume on France belongs to a popular series published by Elzevier in Leiden on several countries, and called by the general title Republiques elzeviriennes or Respublica. De Laet wrote eleven works for that series. - A fine copy from the library of Nassau-Oranien in Dillenburg. Willems 311. [Boeknr.: 34379 ]

€ 375,00

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

€ 125,00

MEYER, Joseph. Meyer's Universum, oder Abbildung und Beschreibung des sehenswerthesten und merkwürdigsten der Natur und Kunst auf der gantzen Erde. Redaction & Text von Friedrich Hofmannn. Band 19. Hildburghausen und New York, Bibliographischen Institut, 1857.Oblong 8vo. Contemporary half calf. With steelengraved title-page and 46 (of 48) steel-engraved views. Fine views of Paris, München, Dresden, Mount Jefferson, Mississippi, Missouri, Hudson, New York, Boston, Washington, Cuba, Jerusalem, etc. - (Few blank margins sl. waterstained).Andres p.169. [Boeknr.: 33011 ]

€ 125,00

(MIRABEAU, Honoré Gabriel Riquetti de). Des lettres de cachet et des prisons d'etat. Ouvrage posthume, composé en 1778. Hambourg, 1782.2 volumes in 1. Modern half vellum. XIV,323; 203 pp. First edition. - The French political thinker and statesman Mirabeau (1749-1791) went to the United Provinces, where he lived by writing hack work for the booksellers; meanwhile Mirabeau had been condemned to death at Pontarlier for sedition and abduction, and in May 1777 he was seized by the Dutch police, sent to France and imprisoned by a lettre de cachet in the castle of Vincennes. His Lettres de cachet exhibits an accurate knowledge of French constitutional history, skillfully marshaled to demonstrate that the system of lettres de cachet was not only philosophically unjust but constitutionally illegal. - (Small brown stain at top of first 70 pages). [Boeknr.: 11107 ]

€ 125,00

MOSER, Johann Jacob. Vollständiger Bericht von der so berühmt als fatalen Clausula Articuli IV. Pacis Ryswicensis, bestehende theils in einer historischen Erzählung/ wie diese Clausul gegen alle vormalige und öffters wiederhohlte Versicherungen auf die Bahn gebracht und durchgetrungen worden... Franckfurt, Wolffgang Christoph Multsens, 1732.2 volumes in 1. 4to. Modern wrappers. (8),456; 131 pp. The Nine Years' War (1688-97) - often called the War of the Grand Alliance or the War of the League of Augsburg, was a major war of the late 17th century fought between King Louis XIV of France, and a European-wide coalition, the Grand Alliance, led by the Anglo-Dutch Stadtholder-King William III, Holy Roman Emperor Leopold I, King Charles II of Spain, Victor Amadeus II of Savoy, and the major and minor princes of the Holy Roman Empire. By the terms of the Treaty of Ryswick (1697) Louis XIV retained the whole of Alsace, but he was forced to return Lorraine to its ruler and give up any gains on the right bank of the Rhine. Louis XIV also accepted William III as the rightful King of England, while the Dutch acquired their Barrier fortress system in the Spanish Netherlands to help secure their own borders. - (Waterstained). [Boeknr.: 7673 ]

€ 150,00

OEHLENSCHLÄGER, Adam Gottlieb. Brieven naar huis geschreven op eene reis door Duitschland en Frankrijk, in de jaren 1816 en 1817. Uit het Deensch naar de Hoogduitsche vertaling. Haarlem, Wed. A. Loosjes Pz., 1822.2 volumes in 1. Contemporary half calf (rubbed). With 2 nice engraved title-vignettes by D. Veelwaard. IV,282; 271 pp. First Dutch edition; the German edition Briefe in die Heimath, auf einer Reise durch Deutschland und Frankreich was published in Altona in 1820. - Letters written home by Adam Gottlieb Oehlenschläger (1779-1850) during a journey through Germany and France in 1816-1817. - (Some foxing).Not in Tiele. [Boeknr.: 1180 ]

€ 150,00

PEACE TREATY. Tractaet van commercie, navigatie ende marine, gemaeckt/ geslooten ende vastgestelt tot Nimegen den thienden Augusti 1678/ tusschen .. Vranckrijck ter eenre/ ende .. Staten Generael der Vereenighde Nederlanden/ ter andere zyde. 's Gravenhage, Jacobus Scheltus, 1678.4to. Modern boards. With large woodcut on titlepage depicting the Dutch lion with sword and arrows .24 pp. The Peace of Nijmegen (1678-1679) ended the years of war between the Netherlands, France and other countries. This is the Dutch text of the Peace Treaty between France and the Netherlands concluded on August 10, 1678.Knuttel 11594; Tiele 7633. [Boeknr.: 36240 ]

€ 175,00

POTHIER, Robert Joseph. Traité du contrat de vente, selon les regles tant du for de la conscience, que du for extérieur. Nouvelle édition revue & corrigée. Paris, Debure, Orléans, la Veuve Rozeau-Montaut, 1772.2 volumes in 1. Sm.8vo. Contemporary calf, spine ribbed and gilt (dam.). XVI,444; VI,(2),296 pp. Robert Joseph Pothier (1699 - 1772), a French jurist, was made professor of law at the University of Orleans in 1749 . He wrote many learned monographs on French law. [Boeknr.: 7661 ]

€ 95,00

ROUSSEAU, Jean-Jacques. Julie ou la nouvelle Héloïse. Lettres de deux amants. Paris, Garnier Frères, (ca. 1880).Half calf with red and green morocco title label. With woodengraved frontispiece. XX,664 pp. First published in Amsterdam in 1761 Julie, ou la nouvelle Héloïse. Lettres de deux amans, habitans d'une petite ville au pied des Alpes. The impossible love story between Saint-Preux and the noble Julie d'Étanges taking place in a small town at the foot of the Alps.- (Sl. foxed). [Boeknr.: 9420 ]

€ 65,00

SEA-BATTLE AT BEACHY HEAD. Naukeurig verhaal van de laatste batailje ter zee tusschen de Engelse, Hollandse, en Franse vlooten, en 't gene daar ontrent gepasseert is .. met eenige aanmerkingen daar op, en op ten tegenwoordigen staat van de natie. Uyt het Engelsch vertaalt. Rotterdam, Barent Bos, 1690.4to. Modern half cloth. With woodcut printer's device on titlepage. 56 pp. The Battle of Beachy Head (Bataille de Béveziers, in Dutch named Battle of Bevesier) was a naval battle near Beachy Head in southern England, fought on July 10, 1690 as part of the Nine Years' War. The Anglo-Dutch Allied fleet was under the command of the English Admiral Arthur Torrington, the French fleet led by Anne de Tourville. The battle ended in a great French victory over their English and Dutch opponents. The Dutch squadron led by the Zeeland admiral Cornelis Evertsen de Jongste was virtually destroyed.Knuttel 13403; Cat. NHSM I, p.437. [Boeknr.: 36241 ]

€ 475,00

VREEDE, G.G. Lettres et négociations de Paul Choart, seigneur de Buzanval, ambassadeur ordinaire de Henri IV en Hollande, et de François d'Aersssen, agent des Provinces-Unies en France. (1598, 1599.) Suivies de quelques pièce diplomatique concernant les années 1593-1596, et 1602-1606. Publiées pour la premiere fois. Leide, S. et J. Luchtmans, 1846.Original printed boards (spine dam.). XVI,479 pp. Correspondance between Paul Choart, seigneur de Buzanval, French envoy in The Hague, and François d'Aersssen, Heer van Sommelsdijk, statesman in France. [Boeknr.: 13573 ]

€ 45,00

WALSH. Explorations en Normandie: Rouen. Rouen, E. le Grand, 1835.Original printed wrappers. VII,592 pp. [Boeknr.: 9774 ]

€ 65,00


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