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DALTON, Leonard V. Venezuela. London & Leipsic, T. Fisher Unwin, 1912.Original blue cloth, with coat of arms on front cover (sl. sopiled), ucut. With large folding map and 34 photographic illustrations. 320 pp. [Boeknr.: 36721 ]

€ 40,00

GOERING, Anton. Vom tropischen Tiefland zum ewigen Schnee. Eine malerische Schilderung des schönsten Tropenlandes Venezuela. Leipzig, Adalbert Fischer, (1892).Folio. Original boards with gilt lettering, a.e.g., in original pictorial green cloth portfolio, with gilt lettering (sl. dam.). With map, 12 chromo-lithographed plates and 54 illustrations. 75,(2) pp. Anton Goering (1836-1905) travelled for eight years in Venezuela and made an important contribution to the exploration of that land. The very fine coloured plates depict nice views of Caracas and Mérida and landscapes.Palau 103132; Thieme-Becker XIV, 309. [Boeknr.: 17411 ]

€ 475,00

HIGGINS, Henry H. Notes by a field-naturalist in the western tropics. From a journal kept on board the royal Mersey steam yacht 'Argo' Liverpool, E. Howell, 1877.Original decorated cloth (sl. discoloured). With 2 maps (1 folding) and 17 lithographed plates after J.E. Worrall. 205 pp. First edition. - Venezuela and the islands of Grenada, Trinidad, Jamaica, Dominica, Cuba and the Bahamas were visited. [Boeknr.: 8527 ]

€ 275,00

KOL, Hendrikus Hubertus van. Naar de Antillen en Venezuela. Leiden, A.W. Sijhoff, 1904.8vo. Original decorated cloth (sl. soiled). With folding maps and photographic plates. 552 pp. [Boeknr.: 6777 ]

€ 65,00

LENNEP COSTER, G. van. Aanteekeningen gehouden gedurende mijn verblijf in de West-Indiën, in de jaren 1837-1840. Amsterdam, J.F. Schleijer, 1842.Later half calf. With 3 lithographed views by H.J. Backer. VII,359 pp. First edition. - Journal kept by the captain on board of the brig De Valk during his voyage to West Africa (Elmina), Suriname, Curaçao, Bonaire, Aruba, Venezuela, St. Eustatius, Saba, St. Maarten, Haiti and St. Domingo (Dominican Republic). Including detailed history of the rise of the Black Republic (Haiti) and Toussaint L'Ouverture. The fine views depict Fort Zeelandia Paramaribo, harbour of Porto Cabello and Port au Prince. - A fine copy. - Scarce.Tiele 272; Cat. NHSM I, p.263; Suriname-catalogus Universiteitsbibliotheek Amsterdam 3968; Muller, America, p.95; Sabin 40031; Beinecke Lesser Antilles Collection 866. [Boeknr.: 7457 ]

€ 875,00

MARTIN, Karl. Bericht über eine Reise nach Niederländisch West-Indien und darauf gegründete Studien. Herausgegeben mit Unterstützung von 'Het Nederlandsch Aardrijkskundig Genootschap te Amsterdam'. Leiden, E.J. Brill, 1887-1888.2 volumes. Modern half calf (original printed frontwrappers preserved). With maps of Curaçao, Aruba, Bonaire and Suriname, 25 plates (14 tinted lithographs), and several illustrations. VII,186; VII,238 pp. Volume I Land und Leute; Volume II Geologische Studien. - Results of the expedition into Suriname, Aruba, Bonaire, Curaçao and Venezuela, with fine plates and maps. Martin 'drang im April 1885 von Paramaribo aus ins Gebiet des oberen Surinam vor, begleitet von dem Geometer W.L. Loth; er kam in eine Gegend die bis dahin nur von J.F.A. Cateau van Rosevelt ca. 20 Jahre früher, betreten worden war' (Henze III, p.383). - A very fine copy of the 'Seperatausgabe'.Cat. NHSM I, p.264 (the first volume only); Suriname-Cat. UB Amsterdam 4295. [Boeknr.: 36596 ]

€ 225,00

MARTIN, Karl. Bericht über eine Reise nach Niederländisch West-Indien und darauf gegründete Studien. Herausgegeben mit Unterstützung von 'Het Nederlandsch Aardrijkskundig Genootschap te Amsterdam'. Leiden, E.J. Brill, 1887-1888.2 volumes. Original printed wrappers (spines sl. dam.). With maps of Curaçao, Aruba, Bonaire and Suriname, 25 plates (14 tinted lithographs), and several illustrations. VII,186; VII,238 pp. Volume I Land und Leute; Volume II Geologische Studien. - Results of the expedition into Suriname, Aruba, Bonaire, Curaçao and Venezuela, with fine plates and maps. Martin 'drang im April 1885 von Paramaribo aus ins Gebiet des oberen Surinam vor, begleitet von dem Geometer W.L. Loth; er kam in eine Gegend die bis dahin nur von J.F.A. Cateau van Rosevelt ca. 20 Jahre früher, betreten worden war' (Henze III, p.383). - Good copy of the 'Seperatausgabe'.Cat. NHSM I, p.264 (the first volume only); Suriname-Cat. UB Amsterdam 4295. [Boeknr.: 1688 ]

€ 175,00

PERIJA. La región de Perijá y sus habitantes. (Caracas), Universidad del Zulia, 1953.Original wrappers, with dust-jacket. With many plates (several in colours) and illustrations. 556 pp. Sociedad de Ciencias Naturales La Salle. - Dealing with ethnography, zoology, botany and antropology in the Serranía del Perijá, a mountain range, an extension of the eastern Andean branch (Cordillera Oriental), in northern South America, between Colombia and Venezuela. [Boeknr.: 36715 ]

€ 65,00

SPENCE, James Mudie. The land of Bolivar or war, peace and adventure in the Republic of Venezuela. London, Sampson Low, Marston, Searle, & Rivington, 1878.2 volumes. Original green cloth gilt. With 7 maps (2 folding) and 60 woodengravings. XX,323,(24); X,345 pp. First edition. - The materials for this volume were collected by the writer during 1871 and 1872, when the Republic of Venezuela was gliding into peace, after twenty-five years of continued civil war and trouble. During his residence in the country he was in treaty with the government for several important mining concessions, which naturally brought him into close relations with the ruling powers, and afforder him opportunities of acquiring accurate information from sources not generally accessible (Preface). The fine illustrations are by Ramon Bolet and Anton Goering. - (With blank tooled library stamps on titlepages and booknumber in ink on spines). [Boeknr.: 36614 ]

€ 295,00

TALLENAY, Jenny de. Souvenirs du Venezuela. Notes de voyage. Paris, Plon, 1884.Sm.8vo. Contemporary half cloth. With 13 plates by Saint-Elme Gautier. 324,(1) pp. First edition. - Jeanne de Tallenay (1869 - 1920), married at the age of 17 Van Bruyssel, Belgian Chargé d'Affaires in Venezuela, and thus acquired the Belgian nationality. - (Some foxing). [Boeknr.: 36662 ]

€ 95,00


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