CALDEIRA, Carlos José. Apontamentos d'uma viagem de Lisboa a' China e da China a Lisboa. Lisboa, G.M. Martins, 1852-53.2 volumes. 8vo. Contemporary half red morocco, spines gilt. 423; 351 pp. First edition. - Carlos José Caldeira (1811-1882) travelled in 1850 to Macao using the overland route from Cairo to Suez and on by boat via Ceylon, Penang, and Singapore. He spent a year in Macao in order to compile and edit the Official Gazetteer for the colony. He visited Malta, Egypt, the Red Sea, Ceylon, Malacca, Singapore, Hong Kong, Macao, and China. - A fine set. [Boeknr.: 31134 ]

€ 650,00

KONETZKE, R. Geschichte des spanischen und portugiesischen Volkes. Lpzg., (1939). Half leather. With many illustrations (several in colours). 429 pp. - (Die grosse Weltgeschichte). [Boeknr.: 24265 ]

€ 35,00

SALMON, Thomas. Hedendaagsche historie of tegenwoordige staat van Spanje en Portugal. Behelzende eene beschryving van de gelegenheid dier ryken .. vaart op de Oost- en Westindien; de natuurlyke historie, enz. Amsterdam, IsaakTirion, 1759.Contemporary half calf, spine gilt (top of spine restored). With engraved frontispiece, folding map of Spain and Portugal, folding map of the Strait of Gibraltar and folding plate of Gibraltar, 2 folding plates of Lissabon after the Earthquake and 1 other folding plate depicting an auto da fé (inquisition). (4),662,(18) pp. Part of the series Hedendaagsche historie, of tegenwoordige staat van alle volkeren. An historical, geographical and ethnological description of the world of encyclopaedical proportions. This volume, published without a number, contains an ample description of Spain and Portugal with a special chapter on their colonies. - (Age-browned).Tiele 1033. [Boeknr.: 21574 ]

€ 375,00

TWISS, Richard. Travels through Portugal and Spain, in 1772 and 1773. With .. an appendix. London, printed for the author and sold by G. Robinson, T. Becket & J. Robson, 1775.4to. Contemporary calf, gilt filets round sites, rebacked. With 6 engraved plates (2 folding) and engraved tail-piece representing the arms of Spain. IV,465,(6) pp. First edition. - Among the topics are the accounts of the Islamic monuments in Andalucia and of paintings by Spanish artists in churches, private collections, and the royal palaces, commenting particularly on works by Velazquez and Murillo, sections on bull fighting, baboons, dress, female knights, gypsies, gardens, licorice, mountains, opera, water nymphs, tobacco, etc. - A very fine copy with broad margins.Cox I, p.144; Foulché-Delbosc 167. [Boeknr.: 36597 ]

€ 1650,00

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