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BOUCHAIN. Plan du siege de Bouchain. Bruxelles, Eugene Henry Fricx, 1711.Broadsheet, depicting an engraved plan by Harrewyn, coloured by hand, wih letterpress below, mounted on linen. Ca. 54 x 50 cm. Bouchain is a commune in northern France. It lies halfway between Cambrai and Valenciennes.The Siege of Bouchain (9 August - 12 September 1711) was a siege of the War of the Spanish Succession, and the last major victory of John Churchill, 1st Duke of Marlborough. Marlborough broke through the French defensive lines and took Bouchain after a siege of 34 days. Its capture left Cambrai the only French-held fortress between the allied army and Paris. - Fine. [Boeknr.: 34184 ]

€ 450,00

BRAAM, Jacob Pieter van. Jacob Pieter van Braam Capitein ter Zee en thans Schout bij Nacht van Holland en West Friesland. Rotterdam, M. de Sallieth, 1790.Stipple-engraved oval halflength portrait with sea-battle in the background and coat of arms by M. de Sallieth after Schmidt. Ca. 42 x 31 cm. Van Braam (1737-1803) was a servant of the Dutch East India Company during the years 1764-1795. - Fine portrait with coat of arms and ships. - Very fine state.Van Someren 734; not in Muller, Portretten. [Boeknr.: 21292 ]

€ 295,00

BRAAM, Willem van. Willem van Braam, schout by nacht van Holland en Westvriesland. Amsterdam, C.S. Roos, (ca. 1780).Engraved portrait after Johannes Craco by Mathias de Saillieth with a three master in the background. Ca. 34 x 24,5 cm. Proofstate. - Fine portrait of Willem van Braam (1732-1807). As VOC servant he went to the East Indies and China. He was active during theThe Battle of the Dogger Bank, a naval battle that took place in 1781 during the Fourth Anglo-Dutch War. Muller, Portretten, 645a. [Boeknr.: 35358 ]

€ 175,00

CAPE OF GOOD HOPE. Le Cape de Bonne Esperance. Paris, Daumont, ( ca. 1780).Contemporary handcoloured perspective view (vue d'optique or Guckkastenbild) depicting the Cape of Good Hope by Jan van Ryne. Ca. 25,5 x 41 cm. Fine view by 'the Dutch artist Jan van Ryne (ca. 1712-1760), he was believed to have worked in London about 1752-54, when he made an interesting engraving of Table Mountain and Bay, first published by Robert Sayer of Fleet St., London, in 1754, and provided the basis from which other prints were made, one being engraved in reverse in Paris (Gordon-Brown, Pictorial Africana, p.234). We offer the French version of this very attractive view of the Cape of Good Hope from the sea showing the Table Mountain and the company's buildings and many ships in Table Bay. It was an obligatory stop for all European ships going to the Indian Ocean or returning from there to Europe. They stayed a long time to reprovision and to let their crews rest. - A fine copy.Scheen II, p.277. [Boeknr.: 33550 ]

€ 650,00

CARRIBEAN. WESTINDIES. (No pl., ca. 1800).Engraved map by T. Clerk, coloured in outline. Ca. 50 x 69 cm. Detailed map of the Caribbean region, depicting the Bahamas, Cuba, Haiti/Dominican Republic, and the Lesser Antilles. - (Browning). [Boeknr.: 26469 ]

€ 325,00

CELEBES. Overzichtskaart van het eiland Celebes. Schaal 1 : 1.250000. Batavia, Topographische Inrichting, 1918. Coloured map of Celebes with inset map. Ca. 93 x 70 cm. [Boeknr.: 34012 ]

€ 45,00

CHATHAM. Aftekening der schilderije op't te Dordrecht geplaatste gedagtenisse van de overwinning by Chattam, in't jaar 1667, onder't beleid van Kornelis de Wit, ruwaard van Putten. (Amsterdam, ca. 1750).Engraving by Simon Fokke after Aert Schouman. Ca. 17,5 x 24 cm. From : J. Wagenaar. Vaderlandsche historie. - Depicting on the right side the famous trip to Chatham (June 1667). On the lft side is a glorification of Cornelis de Witt, holding a commandostaf and with symbols of the prosperity of land and wealth. The original painting by Jan de Baen in the town hall of Dordrecht was destroyed in 1672. [Boeknr.: 33940 ]

€ 65,00

CONSTANTINOPLE. Prospectus septem turrium in urbe Constantinopolitana, Vüe des sept Tours ou Prisons d'etat a Constantinople, Vista della sette Torri, osia Priggioni di Stato a Costantinopoli, Prospect der Sieben Thürne, oder Staats-Gefängnus zu Constantinopel. (Augsburg), Georg Balthasar Probst, (ca. 1770).Contemporary handcoloured perspective view (vue d'optique or Guckkastenbild) depicting a street scene with the prison in Constantinople. Ca 26 x 39 cm. Depiction of the prison in Istanbul. A fine street view with on both sides buildings with slender towers and several local peope and horsemen. - Fine. [Boeknr.: 35345 ]

€ 175,00

COOK, James. Commemorative chart of New Zealand including Norfolk and Campbell Is. Wellington, Hydrographic Branch Navy Office, 1969.Coloured chart on heavy paper. Ca. 103,5 x 72 cm. Cook Bicentenary 1769-1969. - The inset map shows the first published chart of New Zealand. - Fine. [Boeknr.: 34701 ]

€ 75,00

CURAÇAO. - Plantage op Curaçau. Haarlem, Kleynenberg & Co, (ca. 1911). Tinted photographic plate depicting a plantation house, San Juan, and surroundings with thatched huts, printed on heavy paper. ca. 60 x 73 cm. From the series of school plates by J.F.Niermeyer, e.a. Platen van Nederlandsch-Oost en West-Indië, published between 1911 and 1913.- The photographs of the East were mostly taken by Jean Demmeni a French/Indo European photographer, the photographs of the West were taken by Julius Muller, Soublette et Fils, Eugen Klein a.o. - Small tear repaired, otherwise fine. [Boeknr.: 34485 ]

€ 125,00

CURAÇAO. - Het springen van's lands oorlogschip Alphen, in de haven van Curaçao. (No pl.), P. Conradi & v.d. Plaats, 1787.Engraving depicting the explosion of the Dutch men-of-war Alphen in the harbour of Willemstad, St. Annabaai Curaçao, after Hendrik Kobell by Jan Punt. Ca. 23 x 35,5 cm On the morning of Tuesday 15 September 1778 the Dutch warschip Alphen, commanded by captain George Willem Hendrik Baron van der Feltz, was blown up by an English privateer. It was a terrible disaster. About 250 officers and sailers and an unknown number of slaves perished according to Hartog, Curaçao, p.123. Another cause might be that a fire started on board. - A fine impression.Muller, Historieplaten, 4332 b; De Groot & Vorstman, Zeilschepen, 176; Cf. Atlas van Stolk 4279. [Boeknr.: 22287 ]

€ 375,00

DEMMENI, Jean. Bergweg naar het Diëng-Plateau. Haarlem, Kleynenberg & Co, (ca. 1911). Tinted photographic plate, printed on heavy paper. ca. 60 x 73 cm. From the series of school plates by J.F.Niermeyer, e.a. Platen van Nederlandsch-Oost en West-Indië, published between 1911 and 1913.- The photograph was taken by Jean Demmeni (Padang Panjang, Sumatra, 1866 - 1939), a French/Indo European photographer. Exquisitely printed in Haarlem. Depicting the mountain road to the Diëng highlands in Central Java.(Haks & Zach, Indonesia. Images from the past). [Boeknr.: 33669 ]

€ 30,00

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