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ANDERSON, Johann. Beschryving van Ysland, Groenland en de Straat Davis. Uit het Hoogduits vertaalt door J.D.J. waar by gevoegt zyn de verbeteringen door Niels Horrebow. Amsterdam, Jan van Dalen, 1756.2 volumes in 1. 4to. Contemporary mottled calf, spine richly gilt (upper front hinge sl. splitting). With fine engraved frontispiece, folding map and 5 engraved plates (2 folding depicting whales). (16),286,(6); (8),158 pp. Second and best edition; first posthumously published in Hamburg in 1746 Nachrichten von Island, Grönland und der Strasse Davis. - 'Anderson's detailed account of the arctic regions was immediately accepted and highly regarded. It was followed the next year by a second German edition, then by Danish, Dutch, English, and French editions' (Ingalls 446). The first part contains an account on whaling and a Danish-Dutch-Greenland vocabularly and grammar. The second part by Niels Horrebow contains the corrections and an extensive description of Iceland's natural history. The description of Davis Street makes this book also an important Americanum. - (Age-browned). - A nice copy with the bookplates of F.C. Koch and Isaac Meulman.Tiele 39; Cat. NHSM I, p.301 (German ed. only); Muller, America, p.69; Sabin 1407; Jenkins p.75; Allen 233. [Boeknr.: 33534 ]

€ 2750,00

BEYERMAN, H.C. Walvisvaart, wijnhandel & schilderkunst. De Rotterdamse reders Beyerman. Amsterdam, De Bataafsche Leeuw, 1995. Boards, with dust-jacket. With many illustrations (several in colours). 176 pp. Whale hunting, wine trading & painting. The Rotterdam ship-owners Beyerman. [Boeknr.: 9426 ]

€ 25,00

BRAKEL, S. van. Stukken betreffende de Kamers der Noordsche Compagnie na afloop van het octrooi. Utrecht, Kenink & Zoon, 1910. Wrappers. 96 pp. - (In Bijdragen en Mededeelingen Historisch Genootschap). [Boeknr.: 35635 ]

€ 45,00

BRUIJN, Jaap R. & Joost. C.A. SCHOKKENBROEK. De laatste traan. Walvisvangst met de Willem Barendsz, 1946-1964. Zutphen, Walburg Pers, 2012. Boards. With many illustrations (several in colours). 336 pp. History of the last Dutch whaling period. [Boeknr.: 32832 ]

€ 30,00

BRUIJN, Jaap R. & Louwrens HACQUEBORD. Een zee van traan. Vier eeuwen Nederlandse walvisvaart, 1612-1964. Zutphen, Walburg, 2019. Boards. With 86 illustrations (several in colours). 368 pp. History of four centuries of Dutch whaling. [Boeknr.: 35568 ]

€ 30,00

CHASE, Owen. The wreck of the whaleship Essex. A narrative account by Owen Chase, first mate. Edited, and with prologue and epilogue by Iola Haverstick and Betty Shepard. London, Constable Young, (1968). Blue boards, spine lettered (spine discoloured). With map and illustrations. 128 pp. The Essex, Captain George Pollard, sailed from Nantucket on August 12, 1819, for a sperm whaling cruise in the Pacific. A dramatic account told by one of its few survivors. The whaling ship was rammed by an angry sperm whale on November 20, 1820. On the sailors terrifying battle for survival the survivors had restored to cannibalism, and a relative of the captain was killed and eaten. Herman Melville used Chase's narrative as a source for his Moby Dick. [Boeknr.: 35575 ]

€ 25,00

CLOUD, Enoch Carter. Enoch's voyage. Life on a whaleship 1851-1854. Edited by Elizabeth McLean. Wakefield, Myer Bell, 1994. Cloth, with dust-jacket (rep. with tape). 381 pp. Enoch Carter Cloud sailed out of New Bredford on the whale ship 'The Henry Kneeland'. For nearly three years he kept a journal detailing the glory, hardships and dangers of life at sea. Edited by the author's great-great-granddaughter. [Boeknr.: 35587 ]

€ 25,00

CRANZ, David. Historie van Groenland behelzende eene naukeurige beschrijvinge van 's lands ligging, gesteldheid, en natuurlijke zeldzaamheden; den aart, zeden en gewoonten der inwooneren aan de West-zijde bij de Straate Davis; 's lands aloude en nieuwe geschiedenisse; en in't bijzonder de verrichtingen der Missionarissen van de Broeder-Kerk, door welken twee gemeenten van bekeerde heidenen aldaar gesticht zijn. Uit het Hoogduitsch vertaald. Haarlem, C.H. Bohn, Amsterdam, H. de Wit, 1767.3 volumes in 1. Later morocco, spine gilt. With 14 folding engraved maps and plates by J. Swertner. XXXIV,356; 282; 382,(2) pp. First published in German Historie von Grönland. Barby & Leipzig, 1765. This first Dutch translation has more and better plates than the original edition. - Detailed description of Greenland by David Cranz (1723-1777), the historiographer of the Brethern, he stayed at Ny Herrnhut in Greenland, in 1761-62. With sections devoted to the establishment of the first Herrnhut or Moravian mission in Greenland, the nature, manners and customs of the inhabitants on the West coast on Davis Strait, whales and the whaling-industry in general, and the Eskimos. This account was very popular and translated and reprinted in many languages. 'das vollständigste Gemälde von Grönland im 18. Jahrhundert, ein Werk, das auch Heute noch mehr als nur historisches Interesse beanspruchen darf' (Henze I, p.751). - A clean copy.Arctic Bibl. 3469; Chavanne 5634; Tiele 282; Cat. NHSM I, p.301; Sabin 17415. [Boeknr.: 2100 ]

€ 875,00

CRANZ, David. The history of Greenland: containing a description of the country, and his inhabitants: and particularly'a relation of the mission, carried on for above these thirty years by the Unitas Fratrum, at New Herrnhuth and Lichtenfels, in that country. Translated from the High-Dutch. London, printed for the Brethern's Society, 1767.2 volumes. Contemporary calf, gilt fillets round sides, spines gilt with morocco title-labels and modern volume-labels. With 2 folding engraved maps and 6 folding engraved plates. LIX,405; 497,(1) pp. First English edition, first published in Barby & Leipzig in 1765: Historie von Grönland. - Edited and in part translated by John Gambold (1711-71), the first consecrated English Moravian bishop. An accurate narrative by David Cranz (1723-1777), the historiographer of the Brethern; he stayed at Ny Hernnhut in Greenland, in 1761-62. With sections devoted to the establishment of the first Hernnhut or Moravian mission in Greenland, the nature, manners and customs of the inhabitants on the West coast on Davis Strait, whales and the whaling-industry in general, and the Eskimos. 'das vollständigste Gemälde von Grönland im 18. Jahrhundert, ein Werk, das auch heute noch mehr als nur historisches Interesse beanspruchen darf' (Henze I, p.751). - A fine set with engraved bookplate of E.M. Cox.Arctic Bibl. 3471; Chavanne 5633; Sabin 17417; Cox II, p.19. [Boeknr.: 23212 ]

€ 975,00

CREDLAND, Arthur G. The Hull whaling trade. An Arctic enterprise. (Beverley), Hutton Press, 1995. 4to. Wrappers. With 110 illustrations (some in colours). 155 pp. The author traces the origins and progress of Hull's contribution to the whale fishery, in the Arctic up to its demise in 1869. Some personalities of the trade are highlighted and there is a comprehensive list of whale ships and their masters sailing out of port. [Boeknr.: 35584 ]

€ 20,00

DEKKER, P. De laatste bloeiperiode van de Nederlandse arctische walvis- en robbevangst 1761-1775. Zaltbommel, Europese Bibliotheek, 1971. 8vo. Cloth, with dust-jacket. With 86 photographic illustrations. 328 pp. Classic work on the last florescence of Dutch whaling at the end of the 18th century. [Boeknr.: 10660 ]

€ 75,00

DEKKER, P. Willem 't Hart 1750-1830. Een Zijper zeevaarder in de nadagen der Republiek. Zaltbommel, Europese Bibliotheek, 1966. Boards, with dust-jacket. With plates. 115 pp. t' Hart went to the sea for whaling on the 'Groendland fleet'. At the age of 25 he was already a commander. [Boeknr.: 3777 ]

€ 18,00

DICKINSON, Anthony B. & Chesley W. SANGER. Twentieth-century shore-station whaling in Newfoundland and Labrador. Montreal, McGill-Queen's University Press, (2005). Boards, with dust-jacket. With many photographic illustrations. XVII,254 pp. The authors examine the modern era of the regions's shore-station industry from its beginnings in 1896 through subsequent cycles of decline and revival until its enforced closure in 1972. [Boeknr.: 35578 ]

€ 65,00

DOES, Willem van der. Storm, ijs en walvisschen. Een moderne Vikingtocht met Noorsche walvischvaarders naar de Zuidelijke IJszee. Voorwoord van C.M. Bakker. Batavia, Albrecht & Co., (1934). 4to. Original pictorial boards (soiled). With illustrations by the author. XV,374 pp. Storms, ice and whales. The Antarctic adventures of a Dutch artist on a Norwegian whaler. [Boeknr.: 35413 ]

€ 35,00

DOES, Willem van der. Storms, ice and whales. The Antarctic adventures of a Dutch artist on a Norwegian whaler. Translated by R. van Baak Griffioen. Introduction by J.C.A. Schokkenbroek. Cambridge, William B. Eerdmans, (2003). Boards, with dust-jacket. With illustrations by Willem van der Does. XXIII,391 pp. [Boeknr.: 29301 ]

€ 18,00

DONRAADT, W. Chr. Zij waren er bij. Eilanders op de walvisvaart. (Dokkum, H.H. v.d. Helm, 1972). Wrappers. With many illustrations.100 pp. Dutch whaling in the Antarctic in the 20th century. [Boeknr.: 35577 ]

€ 18,00

EDWARDS, Everett J. & Jeannette EDWARDS RATTRAY. 'Whale off'. The story of American shore whaling. With an introduction by Roy Chapman Andrews. New York, Frederick A. Stokes, 1932. Original decorated cloth, with dust-jacket (rep. with tape). With map and 21 photographed plates. XV,285 pp. First edition. - 'From 1640 to 1918 shore-whaling- the pursuit and capture of whales sighted from land, in small boats manned by whalemen-farmers- was carried on actively and profitably off southeastern Long Island. This book relates in straightaway, vigorous fashion the whaling adventures of Captain E.J. Edwards and his father'. [Boeknr.: 35574 ]

€ 95,00

GREENLAND WHALE FISHERY. De Groenlands vaarder. Rooktabak. Harlingen, Tromp Azn, (ca. 1920).Brown paper tobacco bag with illustration of a Greenland whaling ship, printed in red. - Rare. [Boeknr.: 31058 ]

€ 45,00

HACQUEBORD, L. & W. VROOM. (Red.). Walvisvaart in de Gouden Eeuw. Opgravingen op Spitsbergen. (Amsterdam), De Bataafsche Leeuw, (1988). 4to. Wrappers. With many illustrations (several in colours). 200 pp. Contributions on Dutch whaling in the 17th century by J.R. Bruijn, G.G. Schilder, A.M. van der Woude, P.D.J. van Iterson, L. Hacquebord, a.o. [Boeknr.: 796 ]

€ 25,00

HACQUEBORD, Louwrens & René de BOK. Spitsbergen 79 o N.B. Een Nederlandse expeditie in het spoor van Willem Barentsz. Amsterdam, Elsevier, 1981. Folio. Wrappers. With many illustrations (some in colours). 160 pp. Dutch expedition to the settlement of Smeerenburg on Amsterdam Island in northwest Svalbard, founded by Danish and Dutch whalers in 1619 as one of Europe's northernmost outposts. [Boeknr.: 794 ]

€ 18,00

HACQUEBORD, Louwrens. De Noordse Compagnie (1614-1642). Opkomst, bloei en ondergang. Zutphen, Walburg Pers, 2014. 4to. Pictorial boards. With many illustrations (mostly in colours). 136 pp. The Noordsche Compagnie (Northern Company) was a Dutch cartel in the whaling trade, founded by several cities in the Netherlands in 1614 and operating until 1642. [Boeknr.: 33580 ]

€ 30,00

L'HONORÉ NABER, S.P. Walvischvaarten, overwinteringen en jachtbedrijven in het hooge Noorden 1633 - 1635. Zes teksten verzameld en van aanteekeningen voorzien. Utrecht, A. Oosthoek, 1930. Original printed wrappers. With facsimiles. XXV,181 pp. Maatschappij der Nederlandsche Letterkunde. - Six Dutch journals on whaling, including the journal of Michiel Adriaanszoon de Ruyter (1635). [Boeknr.: 7294 ]

€ 35,00

JONG, Cornelis de. Geschiedenis van de oude Nederlandse walvisvaart (1612-1872). Pretoria, Universiteit van Suid-Afrika, 1972-79. 3 volumes (vol. I folio).. Wrappers. With illustrations. XI,430; XII,536; X,409 pp. Groundbreaking research on the decline and fall of Dutch whaling. [Boeknr.: 6228 ]

€ 275,00

LAAN, Adolf van der & Siewert van der MEULEN. 'T Binnen seylen der Groenlands vaarders. - La navigation des pecheurs dans le port. - Il veleggiare dei pescatori nel porto. - Das Seeglen der Grönlands Fahren in dem Hafen. (Augsburg, Johann Balthasar Probst, ca. 1750).Contemporary handcoloured perspective view (vue d'optique or Guckkastenbild), with descriptive text in 4 languages, after Adolf van der Laan by Sieuwert van der Meulen. Ca. 29,5 x 40 cm. Optical whaling print depicting the arrival of the Greenland whaling sailers. - (Cut short; sl. soiled).Ingalls 147; Cf. Brewington 86. [Boeknr.: 33885 ]

€ 275,00

LUYKEN, Jan & Casper. De walvischvangst. (Amsterdam, ca.1694). Engraving depicting a whaling scene with printed text below. Ca. 8,5 x 7,5 cm. From the famous series of images of professions first published in Jan and Casper Luyken, Het menselyk bedryf, Amsterdam 1694.Cf. Van Eeghen & Van der Kellen 244; Ingalls 8. [Boeknr.: 33556 ]

€ 45,00

LUYKEN, Jan. Tocht naer Nova Zemla in den jaere 1596. (Amsterdam, 1681). Engraving by Jan Luyken. Ca. 26 x 33,5 cm. From: Bor. Oorsprongk, begin, en vervolgh der Nederlandsche oorlogen. - Attractive engraving illustrating an encounter with a walrus on Willem Barentsz's third voyage to the Arctic in 1596. - Fine.Muller, Historieplaten, 1054 A; Van Eeghen & Van der Kellen, p.15; Atlas van Stolk 979; Ingalls, Lothrop Collection, 3; Brewington, Kendall Whaling Museum, 101. [Boeknr.: 16432 ]

€ 175,00

MACLEOD, Innes. (Ed.). To the Greenland whaling. Alexander Trotter's journal of the voyage of the 'Enterprise' in 1856 from Frasenburgh & Lerwick. (Sandwick), The Thule Press, 1979. 4to. Wrappers. With illustrations. 74 pp. [Boeknr.: 35581 ]

€ 18,00

MARTIN, Kenneth R. Delaware goes whaling 1833-1845. Greenville, The Hagley Museum, (1974). Wrappers. With many illustrations. 64 pp. On the whaling industry in Delaware especially the Wilmington Whaling Company. [Boeknr.: 35576 ]

€ 18,00

MOOY, Henriëtte. Naar Groenland met de Frankendaal. Historisch verhaal naar het journaal van commandeur Maarten Mooy behelzende zijne uitreize van Amsterdam den 22sten april 1786, zijne bezetting in het ijs, zijne rampspoeden in zee en behouden aankomst voor Amsterdam op 28 februari 1787. 2e herziene en vermeerderde druk. Amsterdam, Wereldbibliotheek, 1946. Boards. With illustrations. 102 pp. Circumstantial journal of a voyage to Greenland with the ship Frankendaal in 1786. [Boeknr.: 804 ]

€ 18,00

MORTON, Harry. The whale's wake. Honolulu, University of Hawaii Press, (1982). Boards, with dust-jacket. With many illustrations. 396 pp. This lively account of southwest Pacific whaling discusses the whales, whalers, whaling techniques, equipment, ships, crews, uses for whale products, and whaling from shore stations. [Boeknr.: 35585 ]

€ 35,00

MÜNZING, Joachim. (Ed.). Wale und Walfang.(Mit Vorwort von Gerhard Wietek). Hamburg, Altonaer Museum, 1975. Wrappers (discoloured). With 68 plates (4 in colours). 122 pp. Fine exhibition catalogue. [Boeknr.: 35582 ]

€ 20,00

MÜNZING, Joachim. Der historische Walfang in Bildern. Für das Altonaer Museum in Hamburg. Herford, Koehler, (1987). 4to. Wrappers. With 108 plates and illustrations (several in colours). 142 pp. [Boeknr.: 13557 ]

€ 25,00

NICHOLS, William Henry. A journal of a whaling voyage to the South Atlantic, Indian, and Pacific Oceans, on board barque 'Emerald' of Salem, Joseph Dexter Master. 1838. Salem, Naumkeag Publications, 1973. Cloth, lettered in gilt, with dust-jacket (rep. with tape). With illustrations. 184 pp. The log of the whaling vessel as written by the cooper and ship's clerc in 1838. Edited by the grandson of the author of the Emerald's log. [Boeknr.: 35586 ]

€ 30,00

PICART, Bernard. Stranding van een walvisch van 70.voeten lang, tusschen Katwijk en Scheveningen, in de maandt van February, anno 1598. (Amsterdam, 1630). Engraving by Bernard Picart. Ca. 26 x 33 cm. From: Le Clerq. Geschiedenissen der Vereenigde Nederlanden.- Stranded whale on the Dutch shore near Katwijk, February 2, 1598. This engraving 'is particular important as a prototype for both whale print iconography and 17th century Dutch landscape. This particular depiction of a sperm whale was to be copied for two hundred years in European stranded whale and natural history prints' (Ingalls p.190). - Fine.Muller, Historieplaten, 1082a; Ingalls, Lothrop Collection, 360; Brewington, Kendall Whaling Museum, 532; See Sliggers & Wertheim, 'Op het strand gesmeten', p.52-56. [Boeknr.: 34074 ]

€ 450,00

RICHARDS, Rhys. Into the South Seas: the southern whale fishery comes of age on the Brazil banks 1765 to 1812. A review of the whaling activities of American, British, French, Spanish and Portuguese whalemen off Brazill and Patagonia before 1812. Paramata, Paramata Press, 1993. Wrappers. With illustrations. (8),128 pp. [Boeknr.: 35579 ]

€ 45,00

SALMON, Thomas. Tegenwoordige staat van Rusland, Zweden, Denemarken en Noorwegen: als mede van de landen onder de Noord Pool gelegen, en van de Groenlandsche visschery. Nu vertaald en merkelyk vermeerderd door Matthias van Goch. Amsterdam, Isaac Tirion, 1735.Contemporary half calf, spine gilt. With engraved frontispiece, 2 engraved plates (1 folding), 2 engraved plates depicting whales, 3 engraved portraits and 5 folding maps. (8),317-976,(8) pp. Original issued as Modern history: or present state of all nations. London 1725-1739. Translated into Dutch:Hedendaagsche historie, of tegenwoordige staat van alle volkeren. - This volume VII contains a description of Russia, Sweden, Denmark and Norway, including chapters on English and Dutch whaling round Greenland and the Davis Strait. With fine plan of St. Petersburg and maps of Russia, the Arctic and others.Tiele 1033; Muller, Bibl. Neerlando-Russe, 311. [Boeknr.: 21656 ]

€ 475,00

SCHOKKENBROEK, Joost C.A. Trying-out. An anatomy of Dutch whaling and sealing in the nineteenth century, 1815-1885. Amsterdam, Aksant, 2008. Pictorial boards. With 14 illustrations. 366 pp. This study describes and analyses a wide array of initiatives leading to the hunt, by Dutch whalemen, of whales and seals in Arctic waters, the temperate zones of the South Pacific and the waters of the Dutch East Indies during the major part of the nineteenth century (1815-1885) - an era neglected so far. A pioneering book focused on the men involved in the two maritime industries, be it on shore or aboard the whaleship. [Boeknr.: 33502 ]

€ 25,00

THOMAS, Marie Simon. Onze IJslandsvaarders in de 17de en 18de eeuw. Bijdrage tot de geschiedenis van de Nederlandsche handel en visscherij. Amsterdam, ENUM, 1935. 8vo. Original printed wrappers. With 16 maps and 30 plates. XXXVI,320 pp. Thesis. - History of the Dutch whale and cod-fishing in the 17th and 18th century. [Boeknr.: 1561 ]

€ 165,00

UNWIN, Rayner. Overwintering op Nova Zembla. Willem Barentsz en de expeditie om de Noord. Amsterdam, Prometheus, 1995. Wrappers. With illustrations. 271 pp. Translation of A winter from home. Willem Barents and the North-east Passage. [Boeknr.: 16253 ]

€ 15,00

ZORGDRAGER, Cornelis Gijsbertsz. Bloeijende opkomst der aloude en hedendaagsche Groenlandsche visschery .. Met byvoeging van de walvischvangst .. door Abraham Moubach. Nevens een korte beschryving van de Terreneufsche bakkeljaau-visschery. 2e druk. Amsterdam, Isaak Tirion, 1728.4to. Contemporary vellum. With title-page printed in red and black, engraved frontispiece (P. van Thol en R.C. Alberts, 1727), 6 folding maps and 11 engraved plates (1 folding after A. Salm by Van der Hem ). (36),392,(13),(2) pp. Second and best edition; the first edition was published in Amsterdam in 1720. - This classic work on the Greenland whale fishery is one of the most thorough and authoritative descriptions of the early 18th century. It is the most important and extensive Dutch work on whaling, including ample descriptions of the early discoveries and exploration in the northern regions, Greenland, Iceland, Spitsbergen, Nova Zembla, Jan Mayen and Strait Davis. Giving along with extensive natural history, geography, history, and economics, detailed lists of ships' outfits, lists of shipowners and captains, an extensive vocabulary, and copious other details. At the end an account of New-Foundland cod-fishing. - (p.101 with marginal tear without loss of text). - A fine copy of the most important and extensive Dutch work on whaling.Tiele 1241; Cat. NHSM II, p.899; Allen 177; Jenkins p.162; Sabin 106376. [Boeknr.: 1552 ]

€ 3950,00


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