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BERKEL, Adriaan van. De reizen van Adriaan van Berkel naar Guiana. Indianen en planters in de 17de eeuw. Bezorgd door Martijn van den Bel, Lodewijk Hulsman & Lodewijk Wagenaar Leiden, Sidestone Press, 2014. Wrappers. With 12 illustrations. 214 pp. This book is a reissue of the travelogue of Adriaan van Berkel, first published in 1695 by Johan ten Hoorn in Amsterdam. The first part deals with Van Berkelís adventures in the Dutch colony located on the Berbice River in the Guianas; the second part is a description of Surinam, the adjacent colony the Dutch took over from the British in 1667. [Boeknr.: 33651 ]

€ 30,00

BERKEL, Adriaan van. The Voyages of Adriaan van Berkel to Guiana. Amerindian-Dutch relationships in 17th-century Guyana. Edited by Martijn van den Bel, Lodewijk Hulsman & Lodewijk Wagenaar Leiden, Sidestone Press, 2014. Wrappers. With 12 illustrations. 280 pp. This book is a reissue of the travelogue of Adriaan van Berkel, first published in 1695 by Johan ten Hoorn in Amsterdam. The first part deals with Van Berkelís adventures in the Dutch colony located on the Berbice River in the Guianas; the second part is a description of Surinam, the adjacent colony the Dutch took over from the British in 1667. [Boeknr.: 33650 ]

€ 30,00

BOSCH, G.B. Reizen in West-Indië, en door een gedeelte van Zuid- en Noord-Amerika. Utrecht, N. van der Monde, 1829-1843.3 volumes. Half cloth, rebacked with the original spines laid down.. With 3 engraved titles with nice oval views of 'De haven van Curaçao' (waterstained) by W.H. Hoogkamer, 'St. Thomas' and 'Gouvernements huis te Suriname' (browned) after J.M. Engelberts by J.B. Tétar van Elven. VIII,377; 430; X,424 pp. First edition. - G.B. Bosch, reverend and school-inspector on Curaçao, gives a very interesting account of his travels to St. Eustatius, St. Martin, Curaçao, Aruba, Bonaire, St. Thomas and Suriname. With an emphasis on the Dutch properties in the West Indies. Tiele 171; Cat. NSHM I, p. 263; Sabin 6448. [Boeknr.: 11442 ]

€ 950,00

FINDLAY, D.G.A. De geschiedenis van het bagno van Frans Guyana. 2e druk. (Paramaribo, 1976). Half cloth. With folding map and many illustrations. 238 pp. - (First issued in 'De West'). [Boeknr.: 21697 ]

€ 45,00

HALLIDAY, Andrew. The West Indies: the natural and physical history of the Windward and Leeward colonies; with some account of the moral, social, and political, conditions of their inhabitants, immediately before and after the abolition of negro slavery. London, John William Parker, 1837.Later half calf, spine gilt, original boards with floral motifs. With 3 folding maps (general map of the West Indies, geological map of Barbados, and map of the Guyanas), and a folding table of products of Trinidad. VIII,408; (12) pp. First edition. - The author was a deputy inspector general of army hospitals, sent to the West Indies in the fall of 1838. He was stationed in Barbados, British Guiana, and Trinidad during the course of the next two yerars, and saw Tobago en route to the latter for one day. He describes each of these colonies and discourses on its history, government, the religious situation, etc. (Ragatz p.225). Sabin 29899; Beinecke Collection 830; Afro-Americana 4505. [Boeknr.: 36604 ]

€ 950,00

PRUDHOMME, Louis-Marie. Reise nach Guiana und Cayenne, nebst einer Uebersicht der ältern dahin gemachten reisen und neuern Nachrichten von diesem Lande, dessen Bewohnern und den vorigen europäischen Colonien, besonders den französischeen. Aus dem Französischen. Frankfurt, Anton Pichler, 1799.Sm.8vo. Contemporary half vellum, with orange morocco title-label to spine. With folding map of French Guiana, with inset map of the island of Cayenne and plan of the city, and engraved plate. VI,(2),296 pp. First German edition,first published in French in Paris in 1798 Voyage à la Guiane et à Cayenne, fait en 1789 et années suivantes; with illustrated bookplate of Gunnar Degelius. - The work gives a short historical introduction, a description of the plants and animals of Guiana, the customs of the Indians, the European colonies of France, Spain, Portugal and the Netherlands and annotations on the languages of the Indians in the neighbourhood of Cayenne. - With fine map. - (Lacks first free endpaper). - A nice copy.Cf. Cat. Suriname-Catalogus UB Amsterdam 5381; Sabin 66412; The James Ford Bell Library P545; Leclerc 1210; Chadenet 671. [Boeknr.: 28533 ]

€ 575,00

SCHOMBURGK, Robert Hermann. The Guiana travels of Robert Schomburgk 1835-1844. Edited by Peter Rivière. London, 2006. 8vo. 2 volumes. Cloth, with dust-jackets. With 3 maps and 13 illustrations. XIII,406; XII,266 pp. Hakluyt Society, 3rd series, 16-17. - Volume I: Explorations on behalf of the Royal Geographical Society 1835-1839. Volume II: The boundary survey 1840-1844. Robert Hermann Schomburgk (1804 - 1865) was a German-born explorer for Great Britain who carried out geographical, ethnological and botanical studies in South America and the West Indies. [Boeknr.: 34645 ]

€ 75,00


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