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VISSCHER, Claes Janszoon. (Attributed). Seylende windwagen. - Seylende ysschuyt. Amsterdam, 1613. 2 engravings by Claes Jansz. Visscher. Each ca. 14 x 19,5 cm. Only state published in the 1613 edition of Ludovico Guicciardini Illustratus. - Fascinating view of prince Maurits with his friends on a trip on the beach from Scheveningen to Petten with a sailing-car. The other one depicts one of the very few scenes of an ice-sailing boat. The sensational seylwagen (sailing sand car) was able to reach 52 kilometers an hour and the seylschuyt (a car on ice) reached 26 kilometers. They were an invention by Simon Stevin, the well-known engineer of prins Maurits. In the sand vessel are Prince Maurits, Hugo Grotius at the age of 15, the French ambassador Buzenval, the imprisoned Spanish admiral Mendoza and 24 other people. - Two very decorative views.Ad. I Hollstein 15; Ad II not in Hollsteun; Cf. Muller, Historieplaten, 1157-1159; Atlas van Stolk 1106-1109; De Groot- Vorstman, Zeilschepen, 31-32; .G.Schilder, Monumenta Cartographica Neerlandica, IV, pp. 241-253. [Boeknr.: 35974 ]

€ 1850,00

VOORDUIN, G.W.C & J.E. van HEEMSKERCK VAN BEEST. West-Indië. Suriname. Plantages Jagtlust en Suzanna's Daal. Amsterdam, Frans Buffa en Zonen, (ca. 1860).Chromolithographed plate by J.E. van Heemskerck van Beest. Ca. 38 x 48,5 cm. From: Gezigten uit Neerland's West-Indien. Views of the coffee plantation Jagtlust and sugar plantation Suzanna's Daal, both on the Suriname river. Drawn by Gerard Wernard Catharinus Voorduin (1830-1910), a Dutch lieutenant-commander, who spent six years in Suriname and the Netherlands Antilles and lithographed by the Dutch sea-officer and artist Jacob Eduard van Heemskerck van Beest (1828-1894). ' A splendid series of large scale finely coloured views' (Landwehr, Coloured plates, 465). - Tear repaired, lower margin strengthened otherwise fine. Cat. NHSM I, p.276; Koeman, Suriname, 71-72; Suriname-catalogus UB Amsterdam 7265; Daalder, Tekenen op zee, p.24-25 and 69-72; [Boeknr.: 32288 ]

€ 650,00

WAREHOUSE OF THE DUTCH ADMIRALTY IN AMSTERDAM. Amsterdam. Marine. (Gouda, G.B. van Goor, 1858).Steelengraved view, coloured by hand, after L. Rohbock by L. Oeder, depicting the warehouse of the Dutch Admiralty with ships in the foreground. Ca. 10 x 15,5 cm. From: Terwen, Het koninkrijk der Nederlanden. - Fine view depicting the warehouse of the Dutch Admiralty dating from 1656 in Amsterdam, since 1973 the National Maritime Museum. [Boeknr.: 33959 ]

€ 65,00

WEST, Benjamin. The death of General Wolfe. London, Woollett, Boydell & Ryland, 1776.Contemporary handcoloured engraving after Benjamin West by William Woollett. Ca. 47 x 59,5 cm. General James Wolfe (1727-1759) died during his famous victory over the French at Quebec, which delivered Canada into the hands of the British, known as The Battle of the Plains of Abraham, also known as the Battle of Quebec. The engraving depicts the general surrounded by his officers and a native American warrior, with ships in the background. The original heroic painting by Benjamin West (1738-1820) of 1771 was an instant success and the engraving by William Woollett which followed was one of the most commercial successful prints ever published (Von Erffa & Staley, The paintings of Benjamin West, p.213). In death, General Wolfe gained fame as a national hero and became an icon of the Seven Years' War and British dominance in late eighteenth century North America. William Woollett's engraving was the best-known copy of West's original and became popular around the world - Mounted on linnen, occasionally faint rubbing, otherwise fine. [Boeknr.: 32289 ]

€ 1500,00

WHALING. - Reverse painting on glass of Jonah and the whale. With houses and a ship in the background. Late 18th century. Old frame. Ca. 28 x 37,5 cm. Reverse painting on glass is an art form consisting of applying paint to a piece of glass and then viewing the image by turning the glass over and looking through the glass at the image.The prophet Jonah or Jonas is especially legendary as the man who survived three days in the belly of a whale. - Some loss of paint but still an attractive picture. [Boeknr.: 36431 ]

€ 375,00

WILLEM BARENTSZ. Het behouden Huys on Nova Zembla. (No pl.), VARA, (ca. 1965). Puzzle of 1200 pieces. [Boeknr.: 36205 ]

€ 65,00

WILLEM BARENTSZ. Overwintering op Nova Zembla. (No pl.), Kompas puzzle, (ca. 1965). Puzzle of 400 pieces, in box. [Boeknr.: 36206 ]

€ 35,00

WILLEM IV. Vertooning der lykstatie van .. Prins Willem den IVden, op de Groote Markt te Delft. 1752. Hand-coloured engraving after Simon Fokke by Frans Houttuyn (mounted on board). Ca. 18,5 x 29 cm. Representation of the funeral procession of William IV, in 4 rows winding across the Groote Markt in Delft. William IV (Willem Karel Hendrik Friso (1711 - 1751) was Prince of Orange from birth and the first hereditary Stadtholder of all the United Provinces of the Netherlands from 1747 till his death in 1751. - Fine.Muller, Historieplaten, 4037; Atlas van Stolk 4038. [Boeknr.: 35976 ]

€ 175,00

WOODBURY & PAGE. Kali Besar. (Before 1880). An albumen photograph by Woodbury & Page, with blind stamp 'Batavia Photographien van Ned. Indie' at the lower right. Ca. 18,5 x 23,5 cm. Fine photograph of the Ciliwung River, the Kali Besar in the centre of the old city of Batavia, with warehouses on both sides and many ships.Collection KITLV 111211. [Boeknr.: 35227 ]

€ 475,00

WORLD EXHIBITION IN AMSTERDAM. Herinnering aan Amsterdam in 1883. (No pl., Nieuws van den Dag, 1883). 16 chromo-lithographed views by Emrik & Binger. Ca. 12 x 18 cm. Fine coloured plates issued on the occasion of the International Colonial and Export Trade Exhibition on the Museumplein in Amsterdam in 1883. Besides the colonial products that were displayed, 38 people from the Dutch East Indies and 28 from Suriname were brought here and put on show. The plates depict: Hoofdingang, Blik in de hoofdgalerij, Afdeeling Nederlandshe koloniën, Drinkhal der brouwerij De Haan & de Sleutels, Internationaal wijnhuis, Centrum der voornaamste restauratiën, Centrum van het gebouw voor de Ned. Koloniën, Voorgevel der afdeeling 'Nederlandsche Koloniën', Paviljoen van Z.M. den koning, Paviljoen der stad Amsterdam, Atjeh monument, Paleis van Tunis Tabaks plantage in de afdeeling Ned. Koloniën, Javaansch dorp, Javaansche kampong met pagode, Surinaamsche negorij. - (Without the envelope). - In good condition. [Boeknr.: 33629 ]

€ 225,00

WORLD FAIR PHILADELPHIA. The American centennial exhibition in Philadelphia. London, 1876.32 woodengravings on 11 leaves (1 double-page). Each leaf ca. 30 x 39 cm (including margins). Odd illustrations from: The Graphic. An illustrated weekly newspaper. 1876. - The American centennial exhibition of 1876, the first official world's fair in the United States, was held in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. It was official the International Exhibition of Arts, Manufactures and Products of the Soil and Mine. It was held in Fairmount Park, along the Schuykill River. About ten million visitors attended. The fine engravings, 'sketched by our special artist' depict: The band platform in the central transept, The great cataract in the machinery hall, Elevated railway in the exhibition grounds, Refreshment bar in a Philadelphia market, A ferry boat crossing the Delaware, Ice-cream soda fountain at the Philadelphia exhibition, New England farmer's log-house in the exhibition grounds, 'The Graphic' section, etc. [Boeknr.: 30981 ]

€ 95,00

ZIMMERMANN, G.P.H. Kaart van de rivier de Suriname. Amsterdam, C.F. Stemler, 1877.Coloured lithographed map by Tresling & Co. Ca.104 x 66 cm. Tijdschrift Aardrijkskundig Genootschap. - Fine map depicting the regions along the Suriname river with 3 inset-maps (Noord-Oostkust van Zuid Amerika, Monding van de Suriname, Plattegrond van Paramaribo). Koeman, Suriname, 161. [Boeknr.: 34258 ]

€ 375,00

ZOUTMAN, Johan Arnold. Plan van den zeeslag, tusschen de Engelsche scheepsmagt, onder den Adm. Parker, en het Hollandsch eskader, onder den Schout bij Nacht Zoutman, op den 5den augustus 1781, tusschen 9 en 10 uuren, wanneer de linie van gevegt nog niet gebroken was. (No pl., 1781).Broadsheet depicting a plan of the seabattle between the English and Dutch off the Danish coast. With decorative border. Ca. 19,5 x 25 cm. After the outbreak of the Fourth Anglo-Dutch War, in 1781 Zoutman was charged with escorting a convoy to the Baltic Sea. On August 5, he encountered a British squadron under Vice Admiral Hyde Parker. The subsequent Battle of the Dogger Bank ended in fact undecided. [Boeknr.: 35812 ]

€ 45,00

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