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BRAZIL. Inquérito para a expansão do comércio Português no Brazil, organisado pela Câmara Portuguesa de Comércio e Indústria. (Introduction by Alberto de Oliveira). Porto, Imprensa Portuguesa, 1916.Half calf, original printed wrappers preserved. XVI,326 pp. Survey for the expansion of Portuguese trade in Brazil. [Boeknr.: 8576 ]

€ 65,00

BROUWER, Hendrick. Het jacht Dolphin van Hoorn. Verkenner in de vloot van Hendrik Brouwer, 1643. Hoorn, Stichting Nederlandse Kaap Hoorn Vaarders, 2007. 8vo. Wrappers. With illustrations. 112 pp. In 1642, the VOC joined the Dutch West India Company in organizing an expedition to Chile to establish a base for trading gold at the abandoned ruins of Valdivia. The fleet sailed from Dutch Brazil where John Maurice of Nassau provided them with supplies. While rounding Cape Horn, the expedition established that Staten Island was not part of the unknown Southern land. [Boeknr.: 32251 ]

€ 25,00

GILDEMEISTER, Andreas. Auf einem Segelschiffe rund Kap Horn. Mit einem Vorwort van D.R. Werner. 2. veränderte Auflage. Berlin, Dietrich Reimer, 1908.Original pictorial cloth. With frontispice depicting the Nymphe and folding map. XV,186 pp. First published in 1900. - Account of the windjammer Nymphe around Cape Horn in 1896. [Boeknr.: 36523 ]

€ 40,00

HAZELHOFF ROELFZEMA, H. (Red.). De schipbreuk van het barkschip Jan Hendrik op de St. Paulus rots (in 1845). Hoorn, Stichting Nederlandse Kaap Hoorn Vaarders, 2005. Folio. Wrappers. With illustrations. 48 pp. Accounts of a voyage from Hellevoetsluit to Brazil by Jan van Heijst, H. Vierow, and H. Hannou Jzn. [Boeknr.: 32246 ]

€ 20,00

HAZELHOFF ROELFZEMA, H. Reizen rond Kaap Hoorn onder Nederlandse vlag vanaf de ontdekking in 1616 tot het einde van de Nederlandse grote zeilvaart in 1911. Een overzicht. Hoorn, Stichting Nederlandse Kaap Hoorn Vaarders, 2010. Folio. Wrappers. With illustrations. 89,(14) pp. [Boeknr.: 32250 ]

€ 30,00

HAZELHOFF ROELFZEMA, H. De ronding van Kaap Hoorn in 1896 door het fregatschip 'Nederland' en veel wat daarmee verband houdt. Hoorn, Stichting Nederlandse Kaap Hoorn-vaarders, 1996. Folio. Wrappers. With photographic illustrations and drawings by R. van den Bos. 40 pp. [Boeknr.: 19798 ]

€ 20,00

HEAD, Francis Bond. Rough notes taken during some rapid journeys across the Pampas and among the Andes. 2nd edition. London, John Murray, 1826.Contemporary green polished calf, gilt fillets round sides, inner dentelles, spine richly gilt in compartments, with red and brown labels to spine. XI,309 pp. First edition published the same year. - In 1825 Head sailed for Buenos Aires with a staff of Cornish miners, and crossed the Pampas, only to find that the concessions had in the meantime been granted to rival companies. Leaving his staff at Mendoza he returned to Buenos Aires for instructions, then made his way overland to Santiago de Chile. He then re-crossed the Andes, collected the miners left at Mendoza and took the entire party back to Chile, where they travelled some 2000 kilometres prospecting for mines. When it became evident that local managers were reluctant to employ European staff, Head took his miners back to Buenos Aires and returned with them to England .. His book, which earned him the nickname of 'Galloping Head', was praised by Darwin for its accuracy (Howgego p.277). - A fine copy.Sabin 31134. [Boeknr.: 8561 ]

€ 375,00

KROON, Pieter. (red.). Atlas of Cape Horn. The cartography of South America 1500-1725. Bussum, Thoth, 2016. Folio. Boards. With many coloured illustrations and maps. 175 pp. Published by Stichting 400 jaar Kaap Hoorn. With contributions by Maarten Klein, Henk den Heijer, Omar Ortiz Troncoso, Diederick Wildeman, Hans Kok, Sjoerd de Meer. [Boeknr.: 34422 ]

€ 75,00

KROON, Pieter. (red.). Atlas van Kaap Hoorn. Kaartbeeld van zuidelijk Zuid-Amerika 1500-1725. Bussum, Thoth, 2016. Folio. Boards. With many coloured illustrations and maps. 175 pp. Published by Stichting 400 jaar Kaap Hoorn. With contributions by Maarten Klein, Henk den Heijer, Omar Ortiz Troncoso, Diederick Wildeman, Hans Kok, Sjoerd de Meer. [Boeknr.: 34261 ]

€ 65,00

MACEDO, Joaquim Manuel de. Notions on the chorography of Brazil. Translated by H. Le Sage. Leipzig., F.A. Brockhaus, 1873.Contemporary half calf, spine gilt (original printed wrappers preserved). With 7 folding tables. 576 pp. First edition. - This topographical account of Brazil was written at the request of the Brazilian government for publicity purpose on the occasion of the International Fair in Vienna in 1873. Joaquim Manuel de Macedo (1820 - 1882) was a Brazilian novelist, doctor, teacher, poet, playwright and journalist. Borba de Moraes II, p.504. [Boeknr.: 8135 ]

€ 125,00

MALASPINA, Alejandro. Expedición Malaspina. Un viaje científico-político alrededor del mundo 1789-1794. (Edited by) Javier Reverte, Miguel Angel Puig-Samper, José María Moreno Martin, Fernando Vallespín. Turner, 2010. 4to. Original boards, with dust-jacket. With numerous illustrations (some in colours). 143 pp. The Malaspina Expedition (1789-1794) was a five-year maritime scientific exploration commanded by Alejandro Malaspina and José de Bustamante y Guerra. The expedition was funded by the Spanish government and originally pursued strictly scientific goals. They were to survey and chart the islands and coasts under Spanish control or claim, visit the major settlements throughout the Pacific, and collect information on botany, zoology, ichthyology, ethnography and geography. [Boeknr.: 36632 ]

€ 40,00

MALASPINA, Alejandro. The Malaspina expedition 1789-1794. Journal of the voyage by Alejandro Malaspina. Edited by Andrew David, Felipe Fernandez-Armesto, Carlos Novi, Glyndwr Williams. Introduction by Donanld C. Cutter. Translated by Sylvia Jamieson. London, 2001-2004. 3 volumes. 8vo. Cloth, with dust-jackets. With many maps and illustrations. XCVIII,338; XX,511; XXI,487 pp. Hakluyt Series, 3rd series, 8,11,13. - The Malaspina Expedition (1789-1794) was a five-year maritime scientific exploration commanded by Alessandro Malaspina and José de Bustamante y Guerra. The expedition was funded by the Spanish government and originally pursued strictly scientific goals. They were to survey and chart the islands and coasts under Spanish control or claim, visit the major settlements throughout the Pacific, and collect information on botany, zoology, ichthyology, ethnography and geography. Volume 1- Cadiz to Panama, Volume II - Panama to the Philippines and Volume III - Manila to Cadiz. [Boeknr.: 34646 ]

€ 175,00

MULLER, Hendrik P.N. Door het land van Columbus. Een reisverhaal. Haarlem, Erven F. Bohn, 1903.8vo. Original decorated cloth. With photographic plates and illustrations. X,504 pp. Trip through the United States, Mexico, Cuba, Costa Rica, Columbia, Venezuela, Trinidad, Curaçao and Suriname. [Boeknr.: 36734 ]

€ 45,00

OLIVEIRA, Euzebio Paulo de. Regioes carboniferas dos Estados do Sul. Rio de Janeiro, 1918. - L.F. Gonzaga de Campos. Relatorio apresentado ao Ministro da Agricultura, Industria e Commercio anno de 1921. Rio de Janeiro, 1923. Half morocco. With folding maps. - Other smaller works on Brazil included. [Boeknr.: 8122 ]

€ 40,00

PAESIE, Ruud. Voor zilver en Zeeuws belang. De rampzalige Zuidzee-expeditie van de Middelburgse Commercie Compagnie, 1724-1727. Bezorgd en ingeleid. Zutphen, Walburg Pers, 2012. Cloth, with dust-jacket. With illustrations. 239 pp. Linschoten-Vereeniging CXI. - Account of the disastrous South Sea-expedition by Hubregt Kempe and his stay in South America. [Boeknr.: 32935 ]

€ 30,00

PARAMARIBO. - Het plein te Paramaribo. (No pl., 1843).Fine lithographed view of the Gouvernementsplein (Government Square) from the water. Ca. 10 x 16 cm. From: Het Leeskabinet. - The Gouvernementsplein (now Onafhankelijkheidsplein - Independence Square) is a town square in Paramaribo, the capital of Suriname. It depicts: Paleis van Justitie, Paleis van den gouverneur and Fort Zeelandia. [Boeknr.: 30842 ]

€ 175,00

PARAMARIBO. - Vue de la rade et de la ville de Paramaribo. (Paris, 1798).Engraved panoramic view of Paramaribo with a large Dutch vessel in the foreground, by Tardieu l'ainé. Ca. 16 x 41,5 cm. From the French edition of John Gabriel Stedman's Narrative, of a five years' expedition, against the revolted negroes of Surinam. - Fine decorative view of Paramaribo with ships in the roadstead. [Boeknr.: 14147 ]

€ 375,00

PIGAFETTA, Antonio. Magellan's voyage. A narrative account of the first circumnavigation. New Haven, London, 1969. 2 volumes. Folio. Original cloth, in slipcase. With maps and facsimiles in colours. Vol.I: translation of the manuscript., edited by R.A. Skelton. Vol.II: coloured facsimile of the manuscript of Yale university. - 'One of the most important geographical manuscripts known, and one of the handsomest. The report of man's first voyage around his world' (Foreword). [Boeknr.: 939 ]

€ 175,00

RADERS, R.F. van. Vervolg der Bijlagen, behoorende tot de Memorie aan den koning, ingediend den 3 julij 1852, door den generaal-majoor R.F. Baron van Raders, rakende zijn bekomen ontslag als gouverneur der kolonie Suriname. 's Gravenhage., Erven Doorman, 1853. Original printed wrappers.VI,165 pp. [Boeknr.: 1192 ]

€ 65,00

RADERS, Reinier Frederik van. Memorie aan den koning, ingediend den 3 julij 1852, door den generaal-majoor R.F. Baron van Raders, rakende zijn bekomen ontslag als gouverneur der kolonie Suriname, benevens de daartoe behoorende Bijlagen. 2e druk. (Met:) Vervolg der Bijlagen. 's Gravenhage, Erven Doorman, 1852-53.2 volumes in 1. Original printed green wrappers with decorative border (spine dam). 40,III,52; VI,185 pp. Original edition. - With autograph presentation inscription by the author. - Memorandum by Reinier Frederik baron van Raders (1794 - 1868), with supplement, to the king, submitted on July 3rd 1852 concerning his dismissal with honour as governor from Suriname. Caused by the complications between the Austrian and the Dutch government about the public sale in Suriname of the Austrian vessel Venezia. The captain and some sailors died by the cause of yellow fever and the remaining crew had abandoned the ship. This was the motive of his unasked dismissel.Sabin 67412; Suriname-catalogus UB Amsterdam 5442. [Boeknr.: 14679 ]

€ 175,00

RANDIER, Jean. Hommes et navires au Cap Horn 1616-1939. Paris, Hachette, 1966. 4to. Pictorial boards. With many illustrations. 360 pp. [Boeknr.: 34702 ]

€ 25,00

RÉVILLE, Albert. Lectures on the origin and growth of religion as illustrated by the native religions of Mexico and Peru. London, Williams and Norgate, 1884.Original cloth. X,256 pp. The Hibbert Lectures. [Boeknr.: 8442 ]

€ 45,00

RIVET, Paul & Georges de CRÉQUI-MONTFORT. Bibliographie des langues Aymará et Kicua (1540-1955). Paris, Institut d'Ethnologie, 1951-56. 4 volumes. 8vo. Original printed wrappers, uncut. With maps and illustrations. XLII,499; 655; 782; 955 pp. Aymara and Quechua are native American languages spoken by the people of the Andes. [Boeknr.: 24306 ]

€ 225,00

SIJPESTEIJN, C(ornelis) A(scanius) van. Mr. Jan Mauricius, gouverneur-generaal van Suriname, van 1742 tot 1751. 's Gravenhage, Gebroeders van Cleef, 1858.Modern wrappers (original printed wrappers mounted). With lithographed portrait and folding facsimile. 175 pp. Original edition. - In 1742 Mauricius was appointed governor of Suriname. It has been said that the Enlightenment entered the colony with Mauricius. His nine-year administration was therefore characterized by much opposition from part of the powerful planters group, the so-called cabale.The resistance became so bad that even accusations against the States General were brought against him. Returned in 1751, he was completely acquitted and honorably firedCat. KITLV II, p.850; Muller, America, 3063; Sabin 80991 [Boeknr.: 1211 ]

€ 95,00

SLETTENAAR, Henk. Boissevain Ruys Tegelberg. Beknopte biografie van drie zusterschepen. Zutphen, Walburg Pers, 2008. 4to. Wrappers. With many illustrations (several in colours). 155 pp. Three passenger ships of the KPM. They have served for most of their thirty years on the line from the Far East via South Africa to the east coast of South America. [Boeknr.: 36524 ]

€ 18,00

SOUTH AMERICA. Neue charte von Süd America aus den besten Quellen. (No pl., ca. 1780). Engraved map of Soth America. Ca. 33 x 23 cm. - (Some faint marginal stains). [Boeknr.: 36498 ]

€ 95,00

STEDMAN, John Gabriel. Poste de Magdenberg sur la Tempaty-crique. (Paris, 1798). Engraving by Tardieu l'ainé. C. 7,5 x 13 cm. From: Stedman, Voyage à Surinam. - Sugar plantation Maagdenberg near the Commewijne. [Boeknr.: 17749 ]

€ 35,00

STEPHENS, JOHN L Incidents of travel in Central America, Chiapas, and Yucatan. London, John Murray, 1841.2 volumes. Later brown buckram with calf labels on spines. With folding map and 77 plates and plans (2 double-page). 424; 474 pp. First edition. - 'Central America, like Mexico, was not fully explored at the beginning of the 19th century, and remained neglected until nearly half of that century had passed .. A change came with the journeys of John Stephens, whose Incidents of travel called attention to the wealth of archaeological remains awaiting the investigator' (Baker p.396). John Stephens travelled together with Frederick Catherwood who made the drawings. Their discoveries of the lost Mayan civilization did much to awaken scientific interest in the ancient cultures of Central America. Stephens and Catherwood are credited for the discovery of the Maya civilization, and through their publications brought the Maya back into the minds of the Western World. It sold 12.000 copies in the first four months and went through twelve editions in the first year (Howgego II, p.566). - A landmark of archaeology. - (Foxed).Sabin 91297. [Boeknr.: 4938 ]

€ 850,00

UDEN MASMAN, H(endrik). Kort verslag van den zwaren brand te Paramaribo, hoofdplaats der kolonie Suriname, op den 21 januarij 1821 voorgevallen. Benevens eene kerkelijke redevoering, uitgesproken den eersten zondag na deze ramp. Amsterdam, G.S. Leeneman van der Kroe, 1821.Original blue wrappers. 40 pp. The fire began in the backyard of the Cornerhouse at Paramaribo and quickly advanced to an old storage building full of flammable material. A hard-blowing northeastern wind intensified the fire, which ignited one house after another. It lasted for about 24 hours. Nearly 400 mansions and about 800 storerooms and dwellings were burned to the ground. Published for the benefit of the unfortunate inhabitants of Paramaribo. - Rare.Knuttel 25069; not in Sabin, Muller, America or Suriname-catalogus UB Amsterdam. [Boeknr.: 7257 ]

€ 650,00

VILHENA, Luiz dos Santos. Recopilaçao de noticias soteropolitanas e Brasilicas contidas em XX cartas. Livro I anno de 1802. Bahia, 1921.Contemporary half morocco. With many folding maps and plans and numerous plates and illustrations (some in colours). XVI,983 pp. Contains 20 reports sent by Luiz dos Santos Vilhena to a friend in Lisbon; edited by Braz do Amaral.Rodrigues 207. [Boeknr.: 8287 ]

€ 125,00

WATERTON, Charles. Wanderings in South America, the North-West of the United States, and the Antilles, in the years 1812, 1816, 1820, & 1824. With original instructions for the perfect preservation of birds, etc. for cabinets of natural history. New edition. Edited, with biographical introduction and explanatory index, by J.G. Wood. London, Macmillan and Co., 1885.Contemporary half green morocco, spine gilt (bound by Mudie). With many woodengravings. XVI,520 pp. School prize college Seti Edmundi. - First published in London in 1825. - Vivid description of the Guianas, Pernambuco, St. Domingo, Martinique, Barbados, etc. With special attention to their flora and fauna and the aboriginal population. Waterton (1782-1865) was an eccentric enterprising traveller (barefoot across jungles, ride on a cayman, etc.) and a zealous naturalist. It is an outstanding work on the natural history of Colombia and Venezuela. - A nice copy.Sabin 102094; Hill 1833. [Boeknr.: 23888 ]

€ 125,00

WATERTON, Charles. Wanderings in South America, the north-west of the United States, and the Antilles, in the years 1812, 1816, 1820, & 1824. With original instructions for the perfect preservation of birds, etc. for cabinets of natural history. 2nd edition. London, B. Fellowes, 1828.Later half calf. With engraved frontispiece depicting 'a nondescript'. VII,341 pp. First published in London in 1825. - Vivid descriptions of the Guianas, Pernambuco, St. Domingo, Martinique, Barbados, Demerera, etc. With special attention to their flora and fauna and the aboriginal population. Waterton (1782 - 1865) was an eccentric enterprising traveller (barefoot across jungles, ride on a cayman, etc.) and a zealous naturalist. It is an outstanding work on the natural history of the West Indies. A delightful, almost apological book, flavoured with classical allusions and quotations of Don Quixote (Howgego II, p.629). - (Some foxing).Sabin 102094; Hill 1833; Ragatz p.235. [Boeknr.: 8920 ]

€ 275,00

WATERTON, Charles. Wanderings in South America. The north-west of the United States, and the Antilles, in the years 1812, 1816, 1820, & 1824. With original instructions for the perfect preservation of birds, etc. for cabinets of natural history. New edition. Edited, with biographical introduction and explanatory index, by J.G. Wood. London, Macmillan and Co., 1880.Contemporary half green calf, spine richly gilt, with red morocco title-label. With 100 wood-engravings. XVI,520 pp. First published in London in 1825. - Vivid descriptions of the Guianas, Pernambuco, St. Domingo, Martinique, Barbados, etc. With special attention to their flora and fauna and the aboriginal population. Waterton (1782-1865) was an eccentric enterprising traveller (barefoot across jungles, ride on a cayman, etc.) and a zealous naturalist. It is an outstanding work on the natural history of Colombia and Venezuela. - A nice copy.Sabin 102094; Hill 1833; Howgego II, p.629. [Boeknr.: 7461 ]

€ 175,00

(WEEDA, Paulus). Korte uittreksels uit merkwaardige land- en zeereizen, uitgegeven door de Maatschappij: Tot nut van't algemeen. 2e stukje. Leyden, Deventer, Groningen, Mortier en Zoon, J. de Lange, J. Oomkens, 1842.Original printed wrappers (spine sl. dam.). With 5 folding maps. IV,149 pp. Voyages of Von Humboldt to America, Parry to the Arctic, Franklin to the Arctic, Denham & Clapperton in Africa, Web, Raper & Colebrooke to the Himalaya, Oxley & Sturt in Australia.Cat. NHSM I, p.109. [Boeknr.: 36198 ]

€ 95,00

WHYMPER, Edward. Travels amongst the Great Andes of the Equator. 2nd edition. London, John Murray, 1892.Contemporary half calf. With 4 maps, 20 plates and 118 illustrations. XXIV,456 pp. First published in 1891. - An exciting and important account of Whymper's climbing to the top of Mount Cimborozo, a lofty destination that had defeated Humboldt and Bolivar. With descriptions of his preparations and his scientific results. 'Often considered his magnum opus, Travels among the Great Andes of the Equator combines a popular account of his ascents with his detailed scientific observations' (DNB). - A fine copy.Neate W66. [Boeknr.: 8320 ]

€ 350,00


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