BORROW, George (Henry). The Zincali; or, an account of the gypsies of Spain. 4th edition. London, John Murray, 1846.Sm.8vo. Contemporary polished calf with gilt fillets on both sides, spine richly gilt. XX,264 pp. First published in 1841 in an edition of 750 copies. - A very nice copy.Black 558. [Boeknr.: 9716 ]

€ 295,00

BORROW, George. The bible in Spain; or, the journeys, adventures, and imprisonments of an Englishman, in attempt to circulate the scriptures in the peninsula. 3rd edition. London, John Murray, 1843.3 volumes. Sm.8vo. Contemporary half red morocco, spines lettered in gilt (binding J. Carss & Co). XXIII,370; VIII,398; VIII,391 pp. First published in 1842. - George Borrow (1803 - 1881) joined the British and Foreign Bible Society in 1833. In Spain, civil war made his expeditions risky, while the hostile attitude of the authorities, coupled with his own provocative approach, led twice to his imprisonment. The Bible in Spain was 'a runaway success' (Oxford DNB). - A very fine set.Foulché-Delbosc 358 [Boeknr.: 36613 ]

€ 495,00

BOURGOING, Jean François. Modern state of Spain: exhibiting a complete view of its topography, government, laws, religion, finances, naval and military history, establishments; and of society, manners, arts, sciences, agriculture, and commerce in that country. Translated from the last Paris edition of 1807, to which are added, essays on Spain by M. Peyron and the book of post roads. London, John Stockdale, 1808.4 volumes. Contemporary mottled calf, spines gilt, with morocco lables on spines. With large folding map of Spain and 28 folding engraved plates, including 6 of bullfighting, plan of the Bay of Cadiz, Madrid, Gibraltar, Aranjuez, Seville, Alhambra, Cordova, etc. First published in Paris in 1807 Tableau de l'Espagne moderne. The title calls for an atlas volume, but this seems to have been issued separately and is not present here. - A very attractive copy. Foulché-Delbosc 189J; Palau 34062. [Boeknr.: 36620 ]

€ 650,00

COMPANYO, Louis. Histoire naturelle du département des Pyrénées-Orientales. Perpignan, J.B. Alzine, 1861 - 1864.3 volumes. Contemporary half blue morocco, spines richly gilt, top edges gilt. With 2 folding lithographed plates. 942; 939,(1); XXXI,448 pp. First edition; a presentation copy from the author to Henry Pereire. - An important and rare work on the natural history of the Pyrenees, a mountain range straddling the border of France and Spain. Dealing with the geology, paleontology, botany, zoology, entomology, reptiles, shells and insects. It is remarkable that the author wrote this major work being over eighty years old. - A very fine set.Stafleu & Cowan Supp., IV, 27, 116. [Boeknr.: 36675 ]

€ 1250,00

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

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

MARTENS, Friedrich. Hispanische Reise-Beschreibung de anno 1671. Herausgegeben von W. Junk. Berlin, W. Junk, 1925. Wrappers. With 37 plates. 26 pp. First edition in print of the voyage to Spain by Friedrich Martens, (1635 - 1699), a German physician and naturalist. [Boeknr.: 34647 ]

€ 45,00

MASCART, Jean. Impressions et observations dans un voyage a Tenerife. Paris, Ernest Flammarion, (ca. 1911).Modern half green calf (original wrappers preserved). With map and 211 photographic illustrations. 366 pp. [Boeknr.: 36725 ]

€ 125,00

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

WATSON, (Robert). Histoire du regne de Philippe II, roi d'Espagne. Ouvrage traduit de l'Anglois. Amsterdam, D.J. Changuion, 1778.4 volumes. Sm.8vo. Contemporary calf (spine ends sl. dam., sl. rubbed). With engraved portrait. Philip II (1527 - 1598) was King of Spain from 1556 and of Portugal from 1581. From 1554 he was King of Naples and Sicily as well as Duke of Milan. During his marriage to Queen Mary I (1554-58), he was also King of England and Ireland. From 1555, he was lord of the Seventeen Provinces of the Netherlands. [Boeknr.: 7007 ]

€ 125,00

WEISS, M.Ch. L'Espagne depuis le règne de Philippe II jusqu'a l'avénement des Bourbons. Paris, Hachette, 1844.2 volumes. Original printed wrapppers. VIII,442; 408 pp. [Boeknr.: 10229 ]

€ 55,00

(ZECH, Sigmund Christian von). Erweiss dass vor Holland, und vor die Freyheit von Europa nichts nützlicher wäre, als wenn Spanien in den Besitz der Oesterreichischen Niederlande gesetzt würde, geführet von A.S. v. Z ( Sigmund Christian von Zech). Strassburg, 1759. 20 pp. It would be more useful if the Austrian Netherlands were to become the property of Spain. [Boeknr.: 34113 ]

€ 45,00

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