ANDERSEN, Hans Christian. A poet’s bazaar. From the Danish by Charles Beckwith. London, Richard Bentley, 1846.3 volumes. Sm.8vo. Polished calf, inner dentelles, a.e.g., bound by Zaehnsdorf, London. With engraved frontispiece portrait. IV,295;IV,312; IV,291 pp. First English edition. - Hans Christian Anderson (1805-1875), best known for his fairy tales, was also a travel writer. In 1840 he began a journey that took him to Italy, Malta, Greece and the Ottoman Empire. From Constantinople, we went north along the shores of the Black Sea and made his way back to Vienna by sailing the Danube. In 1842 he published this chronicle of his travels. A Poet's Bazaar is a vivid, colourful and highly personal account that easily carries the reader along to then-exotic ports of call in another age of travel. - A very fine set. [Boeknr.: 35711 ]

€ 625,00

BAEDEKER, Karl. Northern Italy including Leghorn, Florence, Ravenna and routes through France, Switzerland, and Austria. Handbook for travellers. 14th remodelled edition. Leipzig, Karl Baedeker, 1913.Sm.8vo. Cloth. With 82 partly folding maps and plans. LXVIII,698 pp. [Boeknr.: 13076 ]

€ 25,00

BARTHELEMY, Jean Jacques. Reis door Italië. Uit het Fransch vertaald door P.G. Witsen Geysbeek. Amsterdam, G. Roos, 1803.Contemporary half calf. With engraved title by D.A. v.d. Wart and engraved plate. VIII,402,(8) pp. Dutch translation of Voyage en Italie de M. l'abbé Barthélemy. Paris 1801. - In 1755, Jean-Jacques Barthélemy (1716 - 1795) accompanied the French ambassador, de Stainville to Italy, where he spent three years in archaeological research. - (Stained).Not in Tiele. [Boeknr.: 1105 ]

€ 125,00

BAYLE ST. JOHN. The Subalpine Kingdom; or experiences and studies in Savoy, Piedmont, and Genoa. London, Chapman and Hall, 1856.2 volumes in 1. Sm.8vo. Original red embossed cloth gilt, spine richly gilt (extremities of spine dam.), a.e.g. XIV,322;318 pp. First edition. - Detailed account of Piedmont, Genoa and Sardinia in the mid nineteenth century at the height of great political changes to the region. [Boeknr.: 36608 ]

€ 125,00

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

BEAUFORT, Louis de. Dissertation sur l'incertitude des cinq premiers siecles de l'histoire romaine. Utrecht, Etienne Neaulme, 1738.Sm.8vo. Old marbled wrappers (spine damaged), uncut. With title-page printed in red and black, with engraved printer's device on title and engraved frontispiece by P. Yver. (12),348; (3) pp. First edition. - The author explains what methods and documents might be used to give a truly scientific base to history. [Boeknr.: 33120 ]

€ 175,00

CUVELIER, Jean Guillaume Antoine. De barbaarsche zeeroovers, of de man met twee vrouwen. Tooneelspel. Naar het Fransch. Amsterdam, weduwe J. Dóll, 1806. Sm.8vo. Old wrappers. 59, (7) pp. Volume 15,5 of the series publishd by the widow J. Dóll: Zedelijk schouwtooneel der menschelyke hartstochten en daaden, of Tooneelstukken van vernuft en smaak (1796-1808). - Dutch translation of A-t-il deux femmes ? ou Les Corsaires barbaresques, published in 1803. Jean-Guillaume-Antoine Cuvelier (1766 - 1824), a French author, wrote more than 110 melodramas, dramas, and pantomimes, many of which were met with great success. - (Small label with number on title-page and 2 library stamps). [Boeknr.: 36135 ]

€ 95,00

DOUGLAS, Norman. Old Calabria. London, Martin Secker, 1915.Original green cloth with gilt snake design on upper cover, lettered in gilt. With 32 photographic plates. VI,(1),352 pp. First edition, first issue with the map endpapers. - An uncommon description of Calabria in Southern Italy. - A very good copy of a scarce book. [Boeknr.: 36659 ]

€ 275,00

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

GAUME, J. Les trois Rome. Journal d'un voyage en Italie. Paris, Gaume Frères, 1847-48.4 volumes. Contemporary half calf, spines gilt. With 2 large folding plans (Plan de Rome ancienne et moderne & Plan de Rome souteraine ou des catacombe). XII,563; 708; 659; 600,CIV pp. - First edition. [Boeknr.: 29336 ]

€ 175,00

GERBET, Ph(ilippe Olympe). Esquisse de Rome chrétienne. 4me édition. Paris, 1863.2 volumes. Sm.8vo. Contemporary half vellum, spines gilt. XII,506; 544 pp. First published in Paris in 1844. [Boeknr.: 8805 ]

€ 75,00

HORNE, John Fletcher. The mirage of two buried cities (Pompeii and Herculaneum). London, Hazell, Watson, and Viney, 1900. Original cloth gilt, top edge gilt. With plates. XII,354 pp. With autograph dedication by the author. - Dealing with Vesuvius and its eruptions, rediscovery of Pompeii and Herculaneum, the domestic architecture of Pompeii, professional life of the Pompeians, handicrafts, social life, literature, art, amusements, religion and superstition of the Pompeians, marriage, divorce, death and burial etc. [Boeknr.: 10855 ]

€ 45,00

IRUMBERRY, Charles Marie d'. Voyage a Constantinople, en Italie et aux iles d’Archipel, par l ‘Allemagne et la Hongrie. Paris, Maradan, an 7 (1799).Contemporary half calf, spine with black morocco title label. (4),331,(1) pp. First edition. - Charles Marie d' Irumberry, count de Salaberry, from an aristocratic family of Basque origin, left France after the start of the revolution, and travelled for a year in the Levant (1790-1791). In his account, written in the form of letters, he compares the self-mutilation of the dervishes with the flagellants of Spain and Italy (Koç Collection 170). Irumberry travelled in the Levant from 1790-1791 and developed into a firm Turcophile (Blackmer p.183). - A very fine copy.Blackmer Collection 863; Atabey Collection 607; Weber 625; Chadenat, 4400. [Boeknr.: 35729 ]

€ 725,00

JANSEN, Wilhelm Xaverius. Reize door Italien, in den jaare 1785 .. beschreeven in een reeks van brieven aan Eduard Sandifort. Leyden, A. & J. Honkoop, 1793.2 volumes. Original blue boards (rebacked), uncut. XVI,314; XVI,391 pp. First edition. - Rare account in letters of a journey through Italy in 1785 visiting all the important cities. Written by a medicinae doctor in Düsseldorf to a Dutch collegua in Leiden.Tiele 532. [Boeknr.: 36239 ]

€ 495,00

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

KING, S.W. The Italian valleys of the Pennine Alps: a tour through all the romantic and less-frequented 'vals' of northern Piedmont, from the Tarentaise to the Gries. London, John Murray, 1858.Contemporary half green morocco, spine gilt, top edge gilt. With 3 folding maps, 10 plates and some illustrations. VIII,556 pp. First edition. - The Rev. King was a member of the Alpine Club but his climbing career was very short and the reputation rests on this lengthy cross-country tour with his wife in 1855, described in delightful detail in his book (Neate K23). - A fine copy. [Boeknr.: 36683 ]

€ 395,00

LAURENT, Peter Edmund. Recollections of a classical tour through various parts of Greece, Turkey, and Italy, made in the years 1818 & 1819. London, G. and W.B. Whittaker, 1821.4to. Later half calf, spine gilt with red morocco title-label. With facsimile and 4 hand-coloured aquatint plates. XII,317,(5) pp. First edition. - Laurent was a native of Picardy who came to England at an early age and taught modern languages at Oxford and the Royal Naval College, Portsmouth. Starting from Venice with two Oxford companians in 1818 he visited Greece and the Ionian Islands returning home the following year via Naples, Rome, and Florence. This account of his travels consists of 'extracts from my journal, relating more particularly to Turkey and Greece' (Preface). With a chapter on Constantinople. - Age-browned otherwise a fine copy.Blackmer Collection 959; Atabey Collection 680; Weber 103; Abbey, Travel, 204; Tooley, Coloured Plates, 293. [Boeknr.: 18452 ]

€ 2750,00

LUDWIG SALVATOR. Ustica.. Prag, Heinrich Mercy, 1898.Large folio. Original half cloth. With 2 coloured maps (1 large folding, mounted on linen) and 58 plates. XII,131 pp. Ustica, a small Italian island in the Tyrrhenian Sea: the black pearl of the Mediterranean. [Boeknr.: 36698 ]

€ 575,00

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

PETER, Carl. Geschichte Roms. 4., verbesserte Auflage. Halle, Verlag der Buchhandlung des Waisenhauses, 1881.3 volumes. Contemporary half brown morocco, spines gilt (top of spine vol. II sl. dam.). XX,525; XXVIII,550; XXXI,605 pp. The first edition was published in Halle in 1853-1867. - I. Von den ältesten Zeiten bis auf die Gracchen; II. Von der Gracchen bis zum Untergange der Republik; III. Die Geschichte der Kaiser bis zum Tode Marc Aurels. - (Foxed). [Boeknr.: 33126 ]

€ 65,00

PONZA. Capture of the island of Ponza., Febr. 20th 1813. London, Whitemore & Fenn, 1820.Aquatint plate after Thomas Whitcombe by T. Sutherland. Ca. 13 x 21 cm. From: James Ralfe. The naval chronology of Great Britain. - Depicting two sailing vessels off the coast of Ponza, the largest island of the Italian Pontine Islands archipelago, located 33 km south of Cape Circeo in the Tyrrhenian Sea. In February 1813 William Mounsey supported Charles John Napier in HMS Thames in the capture of the island of Ponza. They landed troops on 26 February, after passing through fire from shore batteries. Neither vessel, nor the troops they brought with them, suffered any casualties. The capture of the harbour provided an anchorage and fresh water for Royal Navy ships patrolling the coast. - Fine. [Boeknr.: 34477 ]

€ 95,00

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

SICILY. - TRACTAAT VAN COMMERCIE, tusschen sijne majesteit den koning der beide Sicilien en de Heeren Staaten Generaal der Vereenigde Nederlanden &c. 's Gravenhage, Jacobus Scheltus, 1753.4to. With large printer's device on title. 39 pp. Treaty between Sicily and the Netherlands. - Not in Knuttel. [Boeknr.: 13212 ]

€ 95,00

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