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BAESJOU, René. An Asante embassy on the Gold Coast. The mission of Akyempon Yaw to Elmina, 1869-1872. Leiden, Afrika-Studiecentrum, 1979. Wrappers. With folding map. 250 pp. - (African Social Research Documents). [Boeknr.: 35616 ]

€ 35,00

BARBOT, Jean. Barbot on Guinea. The writings of Jean Barbot on West Africa 1678-1712. Edited by P.R.H. Hair, A. Jones and R. Law. General editor P.E.H. Hair. London, 1992. 2 volumes. Cloth, with dust-jacket. With map and 57 plates. CXXV,VII,916 pp. Hakluyt Society , 2nd series, 175-176. - Jean Barbot served as a commercial agent on French slave-trading voyages to West Africa in 1678-79 and 1681-82. [Boeknr.: 20550 ]

€ 65,00

BENEZET, Anthony. Some historical account of Guinea, its situation, produce, and the general disposition of its inhabitants. With an inquiry into the rise and progress of the slave trade, its nature, and lamentable effects. New edition. London, J. Phillips, 1788.Original boards (sl rubbed). With woodcut title vignette. XV,131,(1) pp. First published in Philadelphia in 1771. - Contains an inquiry into the rise and progress of the West-African slave trade, 1442 to 1771, including a general account of Guinea, the Ivory-, Gold- and Slave-Coast, Benin, Kongo and Angola and chapters on the slave-trade by the Portuguese and English, and chapters on the treatment of the slaves in the North American colonies and in the West Indies. Benezet (1713-1784), a French-born Quaker and Philadelphia resident, was one of the chief early anti-slave trade agitators in the New World, his views influenced those of English abolitionists William Wilberforce and Thomas Clarkson. An important, very early, American antislavery work.Cardinall 377; Sabin 4689, Ragatz p.479; Hogg 1734; Work p.257; Afro-Americana 1084. [Boeknr.: 11460 ]

€ 495,00

BIRMINGHAM, David. The Portuguese conquest of Angola. London, Oxford University Press, 1965. Wrappers. 50 pp. [Boeknr.: 35624 ]

€ 18,00

BROECKE, Pieter van den. Reizen naar West-Afrika van Pieter van den Broecke 1605-1614. Uitgegeven door K. Ratelband. 's Gravenhage, Martinus Nijhoff, 1950. Cloth. With portrait, 5 maps and 6 plates. CVI,124 pp. Linschoten-Vereeniging LII. - Describes a period when the WIC was still non-existent, the Dutch captured forts on the Guinea coast even before that Company was erected. [Boeknr.: 3725 ]

€ 35,00

CANOT, Theodore. Avonturen van een Afrikaanschen slavenhaler. Zijnde een waar verslag van het leven van Kapitein Theodore Canot, handelaar in goud, ivoor en slaven op de kust van Guinea. Zijn eigen verhaal, zooals hij dit in 1854 aan Brantz Mayer gedaan heeft, nu met een inleiding uitgegeven door Malcolm Cowley. Vertaling van J.L.J.F. Ezerman. 's Gravenhage, J. Philip Kruseman, (1929). Cloth. With plates after Miguel Covarrubias. 288 pp. [Boeknr.: 29070 ]

€ 30,00

CRUICKSHANK, Brodie. Achttien jaren aan de Goudkust. Uit het Engelsch vertaald en met eene inleiding vermeerderd door D.P.H.J. Weijtingh. Amsterdam, Weijtingh & Van der Haart, 1855.2 volumes. Original printed wrappers (spine rep.). With large folding lithographed view of Elmina by W. Bartels. XVI,251; XIV,208 pp. Dutch translation of Eighteen years on the Gold Coast of Africa, including an account of the native tribes and their intercourse with Europeans. London 1853. - This Dutch edition has an introduction by D.P.H.J. Weijtingh, dealing with the history of the Dutch possessions on the coast. 'Cruikshank served in the area from 1834-1854 and was a member of the first Legislative Council of the Gold Coast, as well as the first Collector-General of the colony. The work offers insight into the judicial system, music, religion, dance, and social customs of the native people' (From the preface by K. A. Busia of the reprint of 1966 ). Cat. NHSM I, p.205; Gay 2865 (English ed.); Hess & Coger 6372 (English ed.); Cardinall 518 (English ed.); not in Tiele. [Boeknr.: 10188 ]

€ 275,00

DAENDELS - Herman Willem Daendels 1762 - 1818. Geldersman - patriot - jacobijn - generaal - hereboer - maarschalk - gouverneur. Van Hattem naar St. George del Mina. (Utrecht, Matrijs, 1991). Folio. Boards, with dust-jacket. With many illustrations. 174 pp. After the fall of Napoleon, king Willem I and the new Dutch government feared that Daendels could become an influential and powerful opposition leader and effectively banned him from the Netherlands by appointing him Governor-General of the Dutch Gold Coast (now part of Ghana). In the aftermath of the abolition of the Atlantic slave trade, Daendels tried to redevelop the rather dilapidated Dutch possessions as an African plantation colony driven by legitimate trade. [Boeknr.: 2383 ]

€ 35,00

DRAGTENSTEIN, Frank. Van Elmina naar Paramaribo. De slavenhaler. Zutphen, Walburg, 2017. Wrappers. With illustrations. 176 pp. A true story of Jan Wils about the purchase on the gold coast and the transport to Paramaribo of 500 slaves with the slave ship De Coninck in 1686. [Boeknr.: 34568 ]

€ 20,00

ELET, Jacobus. Naar de koning van Dahomey. Het journaal van de gezantschapsreis van Jacobus Elet naar het West-Afrikaanse koningrijk Dahomey in 1733. Ingeleid door Henk den Heijer. Zutphen, Walburg Pers, 2000. Cloth, with dust-jacket. With 17 illustrations. 208 pp. Linschoten-Vereeniging XCIX. - In 1732, Agaja, king of Dahomey, captured the Dutch Company factory Jaquin after a conflict with the merchant Hendrik Hertogh. After one year the oppercommies Jacobus Elet was sent to re-establish the contacts, but he was not succesfull. [Boeknr.: 22486 ]

€ 30,00

EMMER, P.C. Engeland, Nederland, Afrika en de slavenhandel in de 19de eeuw. Dl.II: De afschaffing van de slavenhandel; de reactie op de Goudkust en de werkzaamheid van de Engels-Nederlandse gerechtshoven ter wering van de slavenhandel. 's Gravenhage, Martinus Nijhoff, 1974. Cloth. (100) pp. - (In: Economisch- en Sociaal-Historisch Jaarboek). [Boeknr.: 29060 ]

€ 30,00

FENNEKOL, W(illem) F(rederik). Proeve over de kust van Guinea; houdende eene poging tot onderzoek, hoe, en in hoeverre, dat land tot eene ware volkplanting zou kunnen gevormd worden. (Met Voorberigt van J. Immerzeel). 's Gravenhage, J. Immerzeel, 1831.Original boards. 154 pp. First edition. - Plan for founding a settlement on the Dutch part of Guinea (Ghana), West Africa, to make the colony profitable again after the abolition of the slave trade; and investigation in the possibility of establishing new settlements. Fennekol was born in Guinea in 1761. Ghana was sold by the Dutch to the English in 1872.Tiele 355; Cat. NHSM I, p.205; Cardinall 530. [Boeknr.: 617 ]

€ 275,00

HAM, Gijs van der. Dof goud. Ghana en Nederland sinds 1593. Amsterdam, Rijksmuseum, Nijmegen, VanTilt, 2016. 4to. Pictorial boards. With many coloured illustrations. 170 pp. [Boeknr.: 33961 ]

€ 25,00

HAM, Gijs van der. Dof goud. Nederland en Ghana, 1593 - 1872. Amsterdam, Rijksmuseum, Nijmegen, VanTilt, 2013. 4to. With many coloured illustrations. 200 pp. [Boeknr.: 33354 ]

€ 25,00

HAM, Gijs van der. Tarnished gold. Ghana and the Netherlands from 1593. Amsterdam, Rijksmuseum, Nijmegen, VanTilt, 2016. 4to. Pictorial boards. With many coloured illustrations. 170 pp. [Boeknr.: 33962 ]

€ 25,00

HARTENSTEIN, Karl. Anibu. De 'nieuwe tijd' op de goudkust en onze zendingstaak. Geautoriseerde vertaling door E.C. Brouwer-Van Dijk. Met een inleiding door K.J. Brouwer. Culemborg, De Pauw, 1933. Cloth. With photographic plates. 175 pp. [Boeknr.: 6826 ]

€ 18,00

HEUL, Frank van der. Van kreeftskeerkring tot Kaap de Goede Hoop. Van 'spiegeltjes en kralen', piraten en slavernij tot de laatste reis van de Holland-Afrika Lijn. Haarlem, Hollandia, (2002). Wrappers. With plates. 272 pp. [Boeknr.: 29080 ]

€ 18,00

HEUVEL, Aad van den. Een verre moordenaar. Amsterdam, de Arbeiderspers, (1998). Wrappers. 229 pp. Crime novel about the diary of David van Nijendaal and the WIC and his visit to the Ashene people in West Africa.. [Boeknr.: 28842 ]

€ 18,00

HEUVEL, Aad van den. Willem Bosman in goud en slaven. Een reisverslag naar aanleiding van dagboeknotities. Amsterdam, Meulenhoff, (1981). 8vo. Wrappers. With many illustrations (some in colours). 160 pp. Willem Bosman (1672 - ?), employee of the Dutch West India Company (WIC) and chief Dutch factor at the castle of Elmina, wrote the first authoritative and detailed account of the West Coast of Africa, during a 14 years' residence there. It is the chief source for the knowledge of the Dutch slave-trade during the second half of the 17th century. [Boeknr.: 6579 ]

€ 18,00

HEYN, Piet. De Westafrikaanse reis van Piet Heyn 1624-1625. Uitgegeven door K. Ratelband. 's Gravenhage, Martinus Nijhoff, 1959. Cloth. With portrait, map and 2 facsimiles. CV,79 pp. Linschoten-Vereeniging LXI. - Piet Heyn firmly established the WIC's position on the African coast. [Boeknr.: 262 ]

€ 35,00

KAN, C.M. Nederland en de kust van Guinea. Utrecht, J.L. Beijers, 1871.Original printed wrappers. 57 pp. Treatise against the transfer of the Dutch West-Africa possession to Britain (realized in 1872). [Boeknr.: 15238 ]

€ 95,00

KERDIJK, Lodewijk. West-Afrika 1857/1858. Reisjournaal van Lodewijk Kerdijk. Ingeleid door A.F. Schepel. Schiedam, Interboek, 1978. Cloth, with dust-jacket. With 30 plates. 228 pp. In his diary Lodewijk Kerdijk gives a vivid picture of the slave trade, naval officers who fought against the slave trade, and the Dutch and English factories who occupied fortresses on the Gold Coast. [Boeknr.: 14355 ]

€ 20,00

KERNKAMP, J.H. Johan van der Veken en zijn tijd. 's Gravenhage, Martinus Nijhoff, (1952). Wrappers. With 3 plates. 35 pp. Johan van der Veken ( 1549 - 1616) a Rotterdam merchant in West Africa. [Boeknr.: 6830 ]

€ 15,00

KESSEL, Ineke van. (Ed.). Merchants, missionaries & migrants. 300 years of Dutch-Ghanaian relations. (Leiden), KIT, 2002. 4to. Boards. With many illustrations (several in colours). 139 pp. The trading relationship of the WIC was focused on the exchange of Ghanaian gold, ivory, slaves and cocoa for Dutch textiles, weapons and the famous Dutch genever. [Boeknr.: 25806 ]

€ 30,00

KESSEL, Ineke van. Zwarte Hollanders. Afrikaanse soldaten in Nederlands-Indië. Met een voorwoord van Arthur Japin. Amsterdam, Tropenmuseum, 2005. Wrappers. With illustrations. 303 pp. The story of the more than three thousand Africans that were acquired for the Dutch Indian Army (KNIL) in the nineteenth century. [Boeknr.: 28868 ]

€ 35,00

KLOOSTER, Wim. Tussen honger en zwaard. Nederlands Atlantische rijk in de zeventiende eeuw. Leiden, University Press, 2018. Wrappers. With illustrations (some in colours). 341 pp. Dealing with the Dutch on the Gold Coast, Caribbean islands, North American east coast and Brazil. [Boeknr.: 35864 ]

€ 40,00

LAM, Jan Dircksz. Expeditie naar de Goudkust. Het journaal van Jan Dircksz Lam over de Nederlandse aanval op Elmina, 1624-1626. Ingeleid en bezorgd door H. den Heijer. Zutphen, Walburg Pers, 2006. Cloth. With illustrations. 208 pp. Linschoten-Vereeniging CV. - Eye-witness account of the defeat of the Dutch on the West African coast at the beginning of the 17th century. [Boeknr.: 29456 ]

€ 25,00

LINSCHOTEN, Jan Huygen van. Itinerario .. Deel III: Beschryvinghe van de gantsche custe van Guinea, Manicongo, etc. volcht noch de beschryvinghe van West Indien. Uitgegeven door C.P. Burger en F.W.T. Hunger. 's Gravenhage, Martinus Nijhoff, 1934. Cloth. With portrait and 3 folding maps. XXXIV,337 pp. Linschoten-Vereeniging XXXIX. - Description of East and West Africa and America from Nova Francia (Canada) to Strait Magalhâes, taken from Bernardus Paludanus and others. [Boeknr.: 30809 ]

€ 25,00

PAESIE, Ruud. Lorrendrayen op Africa. De illegale goederen- en slavenhandel op West-Afrika tijdens het achttiende-eeuwse handelsmonopolie van de West-Indische Compagnie, 1700-1734. Amsterdam, Bataafsche Leeuw, 2008. Boards. With many illustrations (some in colours). 428 pp. - (Thesis). [Boeknr.: 30795 ]

€ 30,00

PAESIE, Ruud. Slavenopstand op de Neptunus. Kroniek van een wanhoopsdaad. Zutphen, Walburg, 2016. Boards. With plates (several in colours). 143 pp. Account of the shipwreck of the Dutch slave ship Neptunis off the coast in West Africa in 1785. [Boeknr.: 34182 ]

€ 20,00

PREVOST, Antoine François. Reizen langs de westkust van Afrika, van Kaap Blanko tot Sierra Leona: vervattende de Engelse bezittingen, en koophandel, op de riviere Gambra, met de aardrykskundige- en natuurkundige historie der nabuurige landen. - Reizen naar Guinee en Benin, vervattende de kust van Sierra-Leona, tot aan Kaap Gonsalvo. 's Gravenhage, Pieter de Hondt, 1748.2 volumes. 4to. Contemporary half calf, spines gilt in compartments (top of spines rep.). With title-pages printed in red and black, 12 engraved maps (6 folding) and 43 engraved plates (13 folding) by J. van Schley. 435,(5); (4),532,(6) pp. Enlarged and improved Dutch edition of the French series edited by Prevost: Historische beschryving der reizen, volume IV-V. Detailed description of West-Africa with accounts of the English and Dutch possessions on the coasts. With fine engravings. - (Some minor foxing).Tiele 103; Cat. NHSM I, p.108. [Boeknr.: 7817 ]

€ 950,00

RATELBAND, K. (Red.). Vijf dagregisters van het kasteel Sao Jorge da Mina (Elmina) aan de Goudkust (1645-1647). 's Gravenhage, Martinus Nijhoff, 1953. Cloth. With plan, 3 maps, 7 plates and 7 facsimiles. CX,439 pp. Linschoten-Vereeniging LV. - Provides insight into the daily routine at the castle of Sao George da Mina, headquarter of the Dutch West India Company in West Africa, during the years 1645-1647. [Boeknr.: 3728 ]

€ 40,00

RATELBAND, Klaas. De expeditie van Jol naar Angola en Sao Thomé 30 mei 1741 - 31 oct. 1641. 's Gravenhage, Martinus Nijhoff, 1943. Wrappers. With 2 maps. 24 pp. Cornelis Corneliszoon Jol (1597 - 1641), nicknamed Houtebeen ("pegleg"), was a 17th-century Dutch corsair and admiral in the Dutch West India Company. [Boeknr.: 14850 ]

€ 15,00

RATELBAND, Klaas. Nederlanders in West-Afrika 1600-1650. Angola, Kongo en São Tomé. Bezorgd door René Baesjou. Zutphen, Walburg Pers, 2000. Wrappers. With illustrations. 319 pp. [Boeknr.: 15193 ]

€ 30,00

REINDERS FOLMER-van PROOIJEN, Corrie. Van goederenhandel naar slavenhandel. De Middelburgse Commercie Compagnie 1720-1755. Middelburg, Koninklijk Zeeuws Genootschap, 2000. Wrappers. With illustrations. 222 pp. [Boeknr.: 22056 ]

€ 30,00

RUGGENBERG, Rob. Slavenhaler. Amsterdam, Em. Querido, 2007. Boards. 304 pp. - Juvenile on slave-trade. [Boeknr.: 30736 ]

€ 15,00

RUYTER, Michiel Adriaansz. de. De reis van Michiel Adriaanszoon de Ruyter in 1664-1665. Uitgegeven door P. Verhoog en L. Koelmans. 's Gravenhage, Martinus Nijhoff, 1961. Cloth. With 8 plates and 9 maps. XVIII,364 pp. Linschoten-Vereeniging LXII. - De Ruyter visited West-Africa and the Caribbean. [Boeknr.: 3729 ]

€ 40,00

VEER, Paul van 't. Daendels, maarschalk van Holland. Zeist, W. de Haan, 1963. Wrappers. With plates. 221 pp. [Boeknr.: 34717 ]

€ 15,00

WEST INDIA COMPANY. (WIC). Resolutie van de provincie van Holland en Westvriesland, raakende de militaire defensie van de colonien van den Staat in Westindien en kuste van Africa. (No pl.), 1792. Folio. 4 pp. Extract uit het Register der Resolutien van de Hoog Mogende Heeren Staaten Generaal der Vereenigde Nederlanden. Veneris den 5 October 1792. - Concerning the military defence of the colonies in the West Indies and on the coast of Africa. [Boeknr.: 33409 ]

€ 75,00

ZEE, Henri van der. 's Heeren slaaf. Het dramatische leven van Jacobus Capitein (1717-1747). (Amsterdam), Balans, 2000. Wrappers. With portrait. 176 pp. Jacobus Elisa Johannes Capitein (ca. 1717 - 1747) was a Dutch Christian minister of Ghanaian birth who was one of the first known sub-Saharan Africans to study at a European university and one of the first Africans to be ordained as a minister in the Dutch Reformed Church. He is credited with spreading the use of the written word in his native Ghana. Though a former slave, Capitein wrote a dissertation defending the right of Christians to keep slaves. [Boeknr.: 2815 ]

€ 18,00

ZUIDHOEK, Arne. De mooiste schepen van De Holland West-Afrika Lijn. Zaltbommel, Aprilis, 2006. Boards. With 150 photographic plates. 124 pp. [Boeknr.: 29065 ]

€ 20,00


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