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MIKKELSEN, Ejnar. Drie jaar in het Poolijs. De geschiedenis van de 'Alabama' expeditie in de jaren 1909-1912. Bewerking uit het Deensch door M. van Blankenstein. Rotterdam, Nijgh & Van Ditmar, (1913). 4to. Original cloth. With folding map and many photographic illustrations. 251 pp. First published in Danish Tre år på Grønlands østkyst. Copenhagen 1913. - Describes Mikkelsen's trip in 1909, after his return he found the wreck of the Alabama and was forced to endure another two winters on the Greenland coast till his rescue in 1912.Arctic Bibl. 11438; Howgego III M39. [Boeknr.: 802 ]

€ 75,00

MOOY, Henriëtte. Naar Groenland met de Frankendaal. Historisch verhaal naar het journaal van commandeur Maarten Mooy behelzende zijne uitreize van Amsterdam den 22sten april 1786, zijne bezetting in het ijs, zijne rampspoeden in zee en behouden aankomst voor Amsterdam op 28 februari 1787. 2e herziene en vermeerderde druk. Amsterdam, Wereldbibliotheek, 1946. Boards. With illustrations. 102 pp. Circumstantial journal of a voyage to Greenland with the ship Frankendaal in 1786. [Boeknr.: 804 ]

€ 18,00

MORTON, Harry. The whale's wake. Honolulu, University of Hawaii Press, (1982). Boards, with dust-jacket. With many illustrations. 396 pp. This lively account of southwest Pacific whaling discusses the whales, whalers, whaling techniques, equipment, ships, crews, uses for whale products, and whaling from shore stations. [Boeknr.: 35585 ]

€ 35,00

MÜNZING, Joachim. (Ed.). Wale und Walfang.(Mit Vorwort von Gerhard Wietek). Hamburg, Altonaer Museum, 1975. Wrappers (discoloured). With 68 plates (4 in colours). 122 pp. Fine exhibition catalogue. [Boeknr.: 35582 ]

€ 20,00

MÜNZING, Joachim. Der historische Walfang in Bildern. Für das Altonaer Museum in Hamburg. Herford, Koehler, (1987). 4to. Wrappers. With 108 plates and illustrations (several in colours). 142 pp. [Boeknr.: 13557 ]

€ 25,00

NANSEN, Fridtjof. Farthest North being the record of a voyage of exploration of the ship Fram 1893-96 and of a fifteen months' sleigh journey by Dr. Nansen and Lieut. Johansen with an appendix by Otto Sverdrup, captain of the Fram. London, George Newnes, 1898.2 volumes. Original pictorial blue cloth, elaborate gilt and silver illustration to upper cover and spines, a.e.g. With portrait, coloured plate, folding coloured map (with tear), and ca. 200 photographic illustrations. XV,480; VIII,456 pp. Second edition; first English edition was published in Westminster in 1897. - Classic account of the first Fram expedition 1893-96, a remarkable achievement in polar exploration. Contains descriptions of the voyage from northern Norway July 1893, across the Kara Sea to the New Siberian Islands and the drift thence across the polar sea, September 1893 - March 1895. Includes account of Nansen's and Johansen's sledge journey toward the North Pole, their wintering on Franz Josef's Land and the trip home, March 1895 - August 1896, with excerpts from Nansen's diary and a supplement by Otto Sverdrup on the Fram's drift in the ice, March 1895 - August 1896. He reached the farthest north latitude yet attained by man. This great journey received world-wide acclaim and brought him many international honours . After the First World War Nansen entered international politics and was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1922 (Printing and the Mind of Man 384). - A worldwide bestseller in a spectacular cloth binding.. Arctic Bibl. 11983; Howgego IV, N3; Stam, Books on ice, p.66. [Boeknr.: 1740 ]

€ 225,00

NANSEN, Fridtjof. Fram over Polhavet. Den Norske Polarfaerd 1893-1896. Med et tillaeg af Otto Sverdrup. Kristiania, H. Aschehoug & Co, 1897.2 volumes. Contemporary half morocco, spine lettered in gilt. With portrait, coloured plate, 3 folding coloured maps, and ca. 200 photographic illustrations and plates. (12),526; (8),553 pp. First Norwegian edition; the English edition was published as Farthest north the same year. - Classic account of the first Fram expedition 1893-96, a remarkable achievement in polar exploration. Contains descriptions of the voyage from northern Norway July 1893, across the Kara Sea to the New Siberian Islands and the drift thence across the polar sea, September 1893 - March 1895. Includes account of Nansen's and Johansen's sledge journey toward the North Pole, their wintering on Franz Josef's Land and the trip home, March 1895 - August 1896, with excerpts from Nansen's diary and a supplement by Otto Sverdrup on the Fram's drift in the ice, March 1895 - August 1896. He reached the farthest north latitude yet attained by man. This great journey received world-wide acclaim and brought him many international honours . After the First World War Nansen entered international politics and was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1922 (Printing and the Mind of Man 384). - A worldwide bestseller. Arctic Bibl. 11983; Howgego IV, N3; Stam, Books on ice, p.66. [Boeknr.: 32860 ]

€ 275,00

NANSEN, Fridtjof. In Nacht und Eis. Die Norwegische Polarexpedition 1893-1896. Mit einem Beitrag von Kapitän Sverdrup. Leipzig, L.A.Brockhaus, 1897. 2 volumes. Half calf. With 4 maps, 8 coloured plates and 207 illustrations. X,527;VIII,507 pp. First published in Westminster in 1897: Farthest North; with bookplate of Fida Gadmer. - Classic account of the first Fram expedition 1893-96, a remarkable achievement in polar exploration. Contains descriptions of the voyage from northern Norway July 1893, across the Kara Sea to the New Siberian Islands and the drift thence across the polar sea, September 1893 - March 1895. Includes account of Nansen's and Johansen's sledge journey toward the North Pole, their wintering on Franz Josef's Land and the trip home, March 1895 - August 1896, with excerpts from Nansen's diary and a supplement by Otto Sverdrup on the Fram's drift in the ice, March 1895 - August 1896. He reached the farthest north latitude yet attained by man. This great journey received world-wide acclaim and brought him many international honours. After the First World War Nansen entered international politics and was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1922. - A worldwide bestseller. - (Without the Supplement). Arctic Bibl. 11983; P.M.M. 384; Howgego IV, N3; Stam, Books on ice, p.66. [Boeknr.: 810 ]

€ 75,00

NANSEN, Fridtjof. Vers le Pôle. Traduit et abrégé par Ch. Rabot. Paris, Ernest Flammarion, (1897). Contemporary half cloth. With 200 illustrations. VIII,424 pp. Popular French edition of Farthest North (Westminster 1897). [Boeknr.: 3883 ]

€ 45,00

NANSEN, Fridtjof. Sibirien. Ein Zukunftsland. 3. Auflage. Leipzig, F.A. Brockhaus, 1919. Original pictorial boards. With 3 folding maps and photographic plates. VIII,383 pp. First published in Kristiania in 1914. - Nansen's last voyage to the Arctic. [Boeknr.: 24301 ]

€ 45,00

NANSEN, Fridtjof. Spitzbergen. 2. Auflage. Leipzig, F.A. Brockhaus, 1922.Original decorated boards. With 180 drawings, photographic illustrations and maps by the author. 327 pp. Second German edition. - Oceanographic observations during the cruise of the Veslemöy to Spitsbegen and waters further north in 1912.Arctic Bibl. 12019 (English edition only). [Boeknr.: 31997 ]

€ 45,00

NARBROUGH, John. An account of several late voyages and discoveries ... To which are added, a large introduction and supplement, containing short abstracts of other voyages into those parts, and brief descriptions of them. London, D. Brown, J. Round, W. Innys, T. Ward, 1711.Contemporary panelled calf, rebacked with the original spine laid down, spine ribbed and gilt, with red morocco title-label (1 hinge repaired; spine broken). With 3 large folding engraved maps (2 small tears) and 19 engraved plates (7 folding). XXIX,(7),223,(1) pp. Second edition; first published in London in 1694. - 'This second edition is preferred because it has the chart of the western and southern oceans, which was not included in the first edition and additional text relating to Greenland and to whales and whaling' (Hill p.525). Containing:I. John NARBROUGH's passage in the Batchelour through the Strait of Magellan and into the South Pacific to Chile, which was much read by later navigators.II. One of the earliest English accounts of Abel Janszoon TASMAN's voyage of 1642 from Batavia, during which he discovered Tasmania and New Zealand and visited Tonga and Fiji; based upon the account by Dirk Rembrantszoon van Nierop (Amsterdam 1674).III. Captains John WOOD and William FLAES, in the ships Speedwel and Prosperous, explored the Northeast Passage and visited Novaya Zembla. IV. The narrative of Friedrich MARTEN's , here first translated into English, was the first book on a voyage to Spitsbergen and Greenland, undertaken for whaling purposes.The editor of this work is believed to be Sir Tancred Robinson. In his lengthy introduction, he speaks of explorations towards the South Terra Incognita, suggets that the Dutch had made great discoveries there which they had never divulged, and also speaks of Ferdinand Magellan, Pedro Fernãndes de Quirõs, Sir Francis Drake, and others who had sailed the South Seas (Hill p.524). This compendium, a wealth of early voyages, includes an early account in of Tasman's famous voyage of 1642. Hill 1475; European Americana V, 711/183; Sabin 72186; Cox I, p.8; NMMC I, 31. [Boeknr.: 32826 ]

€ 3950,00

NICHOLS, William Henry. A journal of a whaling voyage to the South Atlantic, Indian, and Pacific Oceans, on board barque 'Emerald' of Salem, Joseph Dexter Master. 1838. Salem, Naumkeag Publications, 1973. Cloth, lettered in gilt, with dust-jacket (rep. with tape). With illustrations. 184 pp. The log of the whaling vessel as written by the cooper and ship's clerc in 1838. Edited by the grandson of the author of the Emerald's log. [Boeknr.: 35586 ]

€ 30,00

PALLAS, (Peter Simon). Voyages du professeur Pallas, dans plusieurs provinces de l'empire de Russie et dans l'Asie septentrionale; traduits de l'Allemand par le C. Gauthier de la Peyronie. Nouvelle édition, revue et enrichie de notes par les CC. Lamarck & Langlès. Paris, Maradan, 1794.8 volumes + atlas volume. 8vo and large 4to. Contemporary half calf (some extremities of spines sl. dam.). Atlas volume with 108 engraved plates, many folding or double-page. Second French edition, first published in 1788-1793; translation of the German edition Reise durch verschiedene Provinzen des Russischen Reichs. St. Petersburg 1771-1776 . - The German naturalist Peter Simon Pallas (1741-1811) was a member of the Russian Academy of Sciences in St. Petersburg and at the request of Catherine, he was placed in charge of an academy expedition into Russia and Siberia. The expedition set out from Moscow in April 1768 with five naturalists and seven astronomers. Pallas arrived back in St. Petersburg in July 1774 with a vast amount of data and many fossil specimens, but broken in health (Howgego p.784). His expedition was concerned with natural history in the widest sense, including geography, agriculture, and other disciplines. Also included descriptions of journeys in the Caucasus.Bibl. Russica II, p.72; Wood p.511; Atabey Collection 918. [Boeknr.: 33654 ]

€ 2250,00

PARRY, William Edward. Journal of a voyage for the discovery of a North-West passage from the Atlantic to the Pacific; performed in the years 1819-20, in his majesty's ships Hecla and Griper. With an appendix, containing the scientific and other observations. 2nd edition. London, John Murray, 1821.4to. Later half calf with old boards, spine gilt with black title-label. With 6 engraved charts (4 folding), 5 lithographed profils and 9 aquatint plates by W. Westall after Beechey. (8),XXIX,310,CLXXIX pp. First edition published the same year. - The first (and most succesful) of Parry's four voyages under his own command. It was one of the most important voyages in the history of Arctic exploration. By August 1, 1819, Sir William Edward Parry (1790-1855) had managed to sail westward completely through Lancaster Sound, establishing that it was actually a strait. He then made the European discovery of Barrow Street, which he named after Sir John Barrow. Continuing westward, he reached the south coast of a large island he named Melville Island after Lord Melville. Parry and his men had sailed west of the 110th meridian of longitude, half the distance of the Northwest Passage, and thereby won a prize of 5.000, which Parliament had offered as an incentive for the discovery of the Northwest Passage. - (Some spotting and foxing as usual). - A fine copy of a cornerstone book of Arctic Exploration.Arctic Bibl. 13145; Hill 1311; Sabin 58860; TPL 1205; Stam, Books on ice, p.24; Howgego II, p.465. [Boeknr.: 13758 ]

€ 1450,00

PEARD, George. To the Pacific and Arctic with Beechey. The journal of lieutenant George Peard of H.M.S. 'Blossom' 1825-1828. Edited by Barry M. Gough. Cambridge., 1973. Cloth, with dust-jacket. With 2 maps and 6 plates. X,272 pp. Hakluyt Society, 2nd series, 143. - Peard's journal of the voyage of Captain Frederick William Beechey is a lucid account of one of the most comprehensive British naval voyages to the Pacific since the days of Cook. [Boeknr.: 20994 ]

€ 30,00

PICART, Bernard. Stranding van een walvisch van 70.voeten lang, tusschen Katwijk en Scheveningen, in de maandt van February, anno 1598. (Amsterdam, 1630). Engraving by Bernard Picart. Ca. 26 x 33 cm. From: Le Clerq. Geschiedenissen der Vereenigde Nederlanden.- Stranded whale on the Dutch shore near Katwijk, February 2, 1598. This engraving 'is particular important as a prototype for both whale print iconography and 17th century Dutch landscape. This particular depiction of a sperm whale was to be copied for two hundred years in European stranded whale and natural history prints' (Ingalls p.190). - Fine.Muller, Historieplaten, 1082a; Ingalls, Lothrop Collection, 360; Brewington, Kendall Whaling Museum, 532; See Sliggers & Wertheim, 'Op het strand gesmeten', p.52-56. [Boeknr.: 34074 ]

€ 450,00

PONTING, Herbert George. Het eeuwige ijs. De Zuidpool-expeditie van Kapitein Scott. Een verhaal van den laatsen tocht naar de Zuidpool door kapitein Scott en diens tragische einde, benevens een beschrijving van het natuurleven in het eeuwige ijs. Vertaald door M.P.C. de Gruyter. Amsterdam, J.M. Meulenhoff, (1924). 8vo. Original decorated cloth (spine sl. dam.). With ca. 150 photographic illustrations by H.G. Ponting. 441 pp. First edition was published in London in 1921: The great white South: being an account of experiences with Captain Scott's South Pole Expedition and the nature life of the Antarctic. - Ponting was the first professional photographer to accompany an Antarctic expedition.Rosove 251; Spence 925; Conrad p.183; Headland p.249. [Boeknr.: 3857 ]

€ 35,00

PORTER, Robert Ker. Travelling sketches in Russia and Sweden during the years 1805, 1806, 1807, 1808. 2nd edition. London, John Stockdale, 1813.2 volumes in 1. 4to. Contemporary half calf. With portrait, 12 sepia washed views (1 folding) and 28 aquatint costume plates (2 folding) by J.C. Stadler after the author. XI,(1),303; VIII,296 pp. Second edition; first published in London in 1809. - Robert Ker Porter (1775-1842), English traveller and artist, went to Russia as historical painter to the tsar for the first time in 1804. He there gained the affections of the Princess Mary, the daughter of Prince Theodor von Sherbatov. He travelled in Finland and to Sweden where in 1806 he received a knighthood from Gustavis IV. In 1808 he accompanied Sir John Moore to Spain, and in 1811-1812 returned to Russia to mary his Princess. He was knighted by the Prince Regent in 1813. In 1817 Porter travelled back to St. Petersburg' (Howgego II, p.487-488). 'A man of the most varied attainments, Porter was justly described as 'distinguished alike in arts, in diplomacy, in war, and in literature'. He was a splendid horseman, excellent in field sports, and possessed the art of ingratiating himself with people of every rank in life. Unlike some popular favourites, he was the idol of his own domestic circle' (DNB). His narrative includes observations and impressions of St. Petersburg, Moscow, Upsala, Stockholm, Russian and Scandinavian art collections and museums, the Russian army, law, religion, education, etc.The beautiful plates are made after drawings by the author. - Some offsetting of the plates as always, hole in blank margin of last leaf vol. I; half-title vol. II missing, otherwise a very fine copy.Abbey, Travel, 13; Tooley, Coloured plates, 382; Prideaux pp.225-227; Colas 2407; Lipperheide I, p.314;Hiler p.718; Catalogue Russica P1037; Nerhood 141. [Boeknr.: 28848 ]

€ 1750,00

PROCLAMATION BEACONAGE. De Staaten Generaal der Vereenigde Nederlanden .. doen te weeten .. hebben goedgevonden voor den tyd van tien jaaren onder den naam van het Borkumsche vuurgeld te doen heffen een vuur/ ton/ en bakengeld .. van die schepen alleen/ die uit deeze landen na de Oostzee en Archangel/ mitsgaders na de kleine Oost en Noorwegen vaaren 's Gravenhage, Isaac Scheltus, 1791.Broadside with woodcut coat of arms of the States General, lion with sword and 7 arrows, in an elaborately decorated cartouche with military attributes and woodcut initial. Beaconage for the Baltic trade.Not in Knuttel. [Boeknr.: 35385 ]

€ 125,00

PRONKER, Ton. F.J. Het barkschip 'Amicitia'. De geschiedenis van het eerste classe ijzeren barkschip 'Amicitia' 1885-1903. De zeemans-loopbaan van haar kapitein T. Pronker 1878-1903. De reederij P. van der Hoog 1877-1906. De dagboeken van de 3de stuurman H.W.A. Celosse 1893-1898. Het barkschip 'Martina Johanna' en kapt. J.J. van der Laag 1891-1905. Baarn, De Prom, 1999. Boards. With many illustrations. 702 pp. Including sailing voyages within Europe but also to Australia and Indonesia and the Arctic region. [Boeknr.: 35569 ]

€ 35,00

RICHARDS, Rhys. Into the South Seas: the southern whale fishery comes of age on the Brazil banks 1765 to 1812. A review of the whaling activities of American, British, French, Spanish and Portuguese whalemen off Brazill and Patagonia before 1812. Paramata, Paramata Press, 1993. Wrappers. With illustrations. (8),128 pp. [Boeknr.: 35579 ]

€ 45,00

ROMEIN, Picard. Scheeps-tocht, in den jaare 1596, naar Nova Zembla ondernomen. (Amsterdam., 1730). Engraving by Picard Romein. Ca. 26 x 33,5 cm. From Le Clerq. Geschiedenissen der Vereenigde Nederlanden. - Fine engraving illustrating an encounter with a walrus on Willem Barentsz 's third voyage to the Arctic in 1596.Muller, Historieplaten, 1054 B; Atlas van Stolk 980; Ingalls, Lothrop Collection, 3; Brewington, Kendall Whaling Museum, 102. [Boeknr.: 16433 ]

€ 195,00

RUSSIA. ZEE-TRACTAAT, tusschen haar Rusch keyzerlyke majesteit en zyne koninglyke majesteit van Denemarken en Noorwegen, tot standhouding der vryheid van de neutrale koopvaardy-scheepvaart, geslooten tot Coppenhagen .. 1780. En waarin zyn koningl. majesteit van Zweeden, nevens .. de heeren Staaten Generaal der Vereenigde Nederlanden, deel genomen hebben en toegetreeden zyn, respectivelyk geteekend te St. Petersburg .. 1781. Amsterdam, H.W. & C. Dronsberg, (1781).Folio. 4 pp. Sea-treaty between Russia, Denmark and Norway, concluded in Kopenhagen in 1780. Sweden and the Netherlands became a party to the treaty in St. Petersburg. - (Some staining). - Rare.Knuttel 19490. [Boeknr.: 33546 ]

€ 175,00

SALMON, Thomas. Tegenwoordige staat van Rusland, Zweden, Denemarken en Noorwegen: als mede van de landen onder de Noord Pool gelegen, en van de Groenlandsche visschery. Nu vertaald en merkelyk vermeerderd door Matthias van Goch. Amsterdam, Isaac Tirion, 1735.Contemporary half calf, spine gilt. With engraved frontispiece, 2 engraved plates (1 folding), 2 engraved plates depicting whales, 3 engraved portraits and 5 folding maps. (8),317-976,(8) pp. Original issued as Modern history: or present state of all nations. London 1725-1739. Translated into Dutch:Hedendaagsche historie, of tegenwoordige staat van alle volkeren. - This volume VII contains a description of Russia, Sweden, Denmark and Norway, including chapters on English and Dutch whaling round Greenland and the Davis Strait. With fine plan of St. Petersburg and maps of Russia, the Arctic and others.Tiele 1033; Muller, Bibl. Neerlando-Russe, 311. [Boeknr.: 21656 ]

€ 475,00

SCHAGEN, Adriaen. Reijse gedaen bij Adriaen Schagen aen de croonen van Sweden ende Polen inden jaere 1656. Uitgegeven door C.E. Warnsinck-Delprat. 's Gravenhage, Martinus Nijhoff, 1968. Cloth. With portrait, map and 7 plates. 197 pp. Linschoten-Vereeniging LXIX. - Adriaen Schagen visited Sweden and Poland in 1656. On his voyage back with the Dutch fleet of Dantzig he was in the company of Jacob van Wassenaar-Obdam, Michiel de Ruyter and Witte de With. [Boeknr.: 3734 ]

€ 25,00

SCHOKKENBROEK, Joost C.A. Trying-out. An anatomy of Dutch whaling and sealing in the nineteenth century, 1815-1885. Amsterdam, Aksant, 2008. Pictorial boards. With 14 illustrations. 366 pp. This study describes and analyses a wide array of initiatives leading to the hunt, by Dutch whalemen, of whales and seals in Arctic waters, the temperate zones of the South Pacific and the waters of the Dutch East Indies during the major part of the nineteenth century (1815-1885) - an era neglected so far. A pioneering book focused on the men involved in the two maritime industries, be it on shore or aboard the whaleship. [Boeknr.: 33502 ]

€ 25,00

SHACKLETON, Ernest Henry. Mijn Zuidpool-tocht. Het verhaal van mijn expeditie naar het Zuidpool-gebied. Bewerkt door Arthur Tervooren. 4e druk. Amsterdam, Scheltens & Giltay, (1927). Original pictorial cloth. With folding map and 87 photographic illustrations. 378,(3) pp. First Dutch edition Amsterdam 1921. - Translation of South: the story of Shackleton's last exprdition, 1914-1917. London 1919. - The Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition. Account of Shackleton's attempt in 1914-16 to cross the Antarctic. His ship, the Endurance, was crushed by the ice. 'Shacleton returned to England in May 1917 and dictated the text of the popular account of the expedition to Edward Saunders, largely from recollection' (Howgego S21). Spence 1107; Headland 1511; Conrad pp.210-214. [Boeknr.: 3923 ]

€ 35,00

SHIPWRECK OF THE AGATHA. SHIPWRECK AND DEATH OF LORD ROYSTON, and other persons of distinction; who went passengers from Liebau for Carlscrona, in The Agatha, commanded by Captain Koop; which was unfortunately stranded near Memel, April 7, 1808, when near twenty persons perished ! Including the wonderful preservation of some of the crew, particularly the women and children ... Also the loss of the Portuguese ship, Bowaniong; which was wrecked on her passage from Calcutta to China, June 17, 1807, and her Captain, John Nepremassena .. London, Thomas Tegg, (1807).Sm.8vo. Later half cloth, spine lettered in gilt. 28 pp. Extracted from the collection, Mariner's marvelous Magazine or wonders of the ocean, containing narratives of the most noted shipwrecks and disasters at sea. - The story of the Agatha, commanded by Captain Koop, stranded and sunk near Memel in the Baltic Sea on April 7, 1808, as well as the story of the sinking of the Portuguese ship Bowaniong, sunk en route from Calcutta to China, on June 17, 1807. - With bookplate of Joseph Y. Jeanes, Philadelphia. - (Frontispiece missing; a few leaves trimmed close at the bottom, one with the loss of a line of text).Huntress 153C. [Boeknr.: 17147 ]

€ 75,00


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