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Books: History, Travel, Literature, Fine printing

by Bubb Kuyper: Auctioneers of Books, Graphic Art & Manuscripts

Platinum House

1,046 lots | 207 with images

November 27, 2012

Live Auction

Kenaupark 30

Haarlem, NL-2011 MT Netherlands

Phone: +31 23 532 3986

Fax: +31 23 532 3893

Email: info@bubbkuyper.com

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Lot 251: [Numismatics]. (Hickmann, A.L.). Nouveau Manuel

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Description: [Numismatics]. (Hickmann, A.L.). Nouveau Manuel des Monnaies Courantes d'or et d'argent. Paris, Haar & Steinert, n.d. (1904), (2),42,(1) lvs., 42 full-p. col. lithogr. numismatic ills., modern gilt hleather w. red mor. letterpiece by INVICTA LIVRO. - Lacks table. Humphreys, H.N. The Coin Collector's Manual. Comprising an historical and critical account of the origin and progress of coinage, from the earliest period to the fall of the Roman Empire. London, G. Bell & Sons, 1897, 2 vols., XXIV,352,29,(3); (4),353-726,(2),30,(2)p., plates, ills., orig. unif. gilt cl.

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Lot 252: [Palestine]. Bernatz, J.M., Schubert, G.H. von and

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Description: [Palestine]. Bernatz, J.M., Schubert, G.H. von and Roth, J. Album of the Lands of the Bible/ des heiligen Landes/ de la Terre Sainte. Stuttg./ Leipsic, J.F. Steinkopf, (1855), no pagination, woodengr. frontisp., fold. col. lithogr. map, 49 col. lithogr. views (incl. 1 double-p. plate) after J.M. BERNATZ w. accomp. text in 3 languages, orig. gilt hmor., a.e.g., obl. 4to. - Textpages and blank margins of plates (sl.) foxed; 1 plate and textleaf loose; old owner's entry on first free endpaper. Backstrip partly loosening; lacks headband; worn along extremities; backcover tipp-ex stain. = Röhricht 1845.3; Tobler 228; Engelmann 156. Cf. Blackmer 1510 (note). On the artist Johann Martin Bernatz (1802-1878) cf. Thieme-Becker III, p.448-449.

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Lot 253: [Palestine]. S(nickers), P.M. a.o. Pelgrimsreize

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Description: [Palestine]. S(nickers), P.M. a.o. Pelgrimsreize naar het Heilige Land gedaan in het jaar 1859. The Hague, J.A. Frentrop, 1864, 2nd ed., VI,417p., lithogr. frontisp., fold. map, 3 col./ tinted lithogr. plates, 1 fold. plan, contemp. blindst. cl. - Bookplate of Gerrit Komrij on upper pastedown; library stamp on title-p. Spine sl. discoloured. Tobler, T. Lustreise ins Morgenland. Zurich, Drell, Füssli und Co., 1839, 2 parts in 1 vol., VIII,336; (2),284p., contemp. gilt hcalf (sl. foxed). Schiferle, J. Oostersche brieven. Verhaal zijner reis naar Palestina in het jaar 1851. Arnh., J. Witz, 1854, 2 vols., VIII,307; VIII,440p., contemp. unif. hcalf w. mor. letterpiece. - Both vols. w. a few scattered library stamps; trifle foxed. A fine copy. AND 1 other: CHATEAUBRIAND, Itinéraire de Paris à Jérusalem (Paris, 1839, 2 parts in 1 vol., contemp. hmor.).

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Lot 254: [Paraguay]. Graty, A.M. du. La république du

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Description: [Paraguay]. Graty, A.M. du. La république du Paraguay. Brussels etc./ London, C. Muquardt/ Trubner & Comp., 1862, 1st ed., 2 parts in 1 vol., XXVII,(1),407,(1); 200p., tinted lithogr. frontisp., large fold. lithogr. map w. handcol. borders, 6 maps, 13 tinted lithogr. plates, contemp. gilt green mor., a.e.g. - With the bookplate of Gerrit Komrij on upper pastedown. Sl. foxed throughout; large tear at inner margin of large fold. map. Fine copy. = Sabin 21161.

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Lot 255: Passarge, L. Schweden, Wisby und Kopenhagen.

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Description: Passarge, L. Schweden, Wisby und Kopenhagen. Wanderstudien. Leipsic, F. Brandstetter, 1867, V,(3),376p., 5 woodengr. plates, contemp. gilt blindstamped hcalf w. gilt spine. Widmann, W. Wanderung durch Stuttgart und Umgebung in Wort und Bild. Stuttg., Paul Neff, n.d. (±1890), 96 (full-p.) ills., orig. pict. gilt hcl., obl., 8vo. - Contemp. dedication on first free endpaper. AND 2 others, i.a. J. NITSCHE, Weimar in Wort und Bild (Jena, n.d. (±1900), num. photogr. ills, gilt cl., obl., 8vo). - Library stamp on title-page; plates sl. browned along blank margins. Corners sl. rubbed.

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Lot 256: Pfeiffer, I. Reis eener vrouw rondom de wereld.

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Description: Pfeiffer, I. Reis eener vrouw rondom de wereld. Van Ida Pheiffer [sic], geb: Reijer. Uit het Hoogduitsch. Gorinchem, J. Noorduyn & Zoon, 1852, 2 vols., IX,(1),247,(1); VIII,363,(1)p., 2 ident. lithogr. titles, contemp. unif. giltlettered hcl. - Both vols. foxed almost throughout; owner's entry on htitle vol. 1. = The very rare Dutch edition of Eine Frauenfahrt um die Welt, published in 1850. Henze IV, p.93-94; cf. Aboussouan 893. Robinson p.25: "Even if she had never written a word of English, Ida Pfeiffer could not possibly be left out of a book like this [Wayward Women]. She was the first full-time woman traveller of all, and one of the very few who never felt the need to qualify her impulse: she travelled because she wanted to see the world, and saw no reason why she shouldn't. (...) Her books were sensationally popular and translated and retranslated all over the world." A few names of places that Ida Pfeiffer travelled to on this journey, over water (in chronological order): Hamburg, Rio de Janeiro, Santos, Valparaiso, Otaheiti, Macao, Hong Kong, Canton, Singapore, Ceylon, Calcutta, Benares, Odessa and Constantinople. And over land: Pointe de Galle, Colombo, Allahabad, Agra, Delhi, Kottah, Indor, Aurangabad, Baghdad, Babylon, Mossul, Tebris and Morand.

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Lot 257: [Poland]. Souvenirs de la Pologne, historiques,

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Description: [Poland]. Souvenirs de la Pologne, historiques, statistiques et littéraires, publiés par une réunion de littérateurs Polonais. Paris, Au Bureau des Souvenirs, 1833, (4),392p., woodengr. title-vignettes, 24 lithogr. plates i.a. by V. ADAM, contemp. gilt hmor. - Textpages foxed; plates only sl. foxed. = A second, unifinished part (64p.), was published in 1834. Rare, no copy in JAP 1990-2012.

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Lot 258: [Portugal]. Harrison, W.H. The Tourist in

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Description: [Portugal]. Harrison, W.H. The Tourist in Portugal. London, R. Jennings, 1839, XI,(1),290,(2 advert.)p., engr. title, frontisp. and 16 plates after J. HOLLAND, contemp. blindst. mor. w. gilt spine, a.e.g. - With the bookplate of Gerrit Komrij on upper pastedown; plates (sl.) foxed/ browned. Rubbed/ sl. worn along extremities. = The engr. title reads "Jenning's Landscape Annual, or, Tourist in Portugal, for 1839. Oporto, Batalha, &c." Not in Abbey, Travel.

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Lot 259: [Portugal]. Heeringen, G. von. Meine Reise nach

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Description: [Portugal]. Heeringen, G. von. Meine Reise nach Portugal im Frühjahre 1836. Leipsic, F.A. Brockhaus, 1838, 2 vols., XVI,378,(2); (2),327,(1)p., contemp. unif. gilt hcalf w. mor. letterpiece, sm. 8vo. - Sl. browned/ soiled; 2 lvs. second vol. lower margin restored.

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Lot 260: [Portugal]. Herpin, G. Précis-Mémento de

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Description: [Portugal]. Herpin, G. Précis-Mémento de l'Histoire du Portugal en vers techniques avec dates intercalées dans le texte. Paris, Alcan-Lévy, 1879, 32p., contemp. gilt hmor., a.e.g., 4to. - Bookplate of Gerrit Komrij on upper pastedown; sl. foxed. = With AUTOGRAPH SIGNED DEDICATION to "son Excellence Monsieur de Fontès Pereira de Melo" on second blank. António Maria de Fontes Pereira de Melo (1819-1887) was three times Prime Minister of Portugal. Durdent, J.-R. Beautés de l'Histoire du Portugal. Ibid., A. Eymery, 1816, 370p., 5 engr. plates, contemp. gilt calf, sm. 8vo. - Sl. foxed. Joints and spine-ends worn/ rubbed; calf over board frontcover lacks portion. Chaumeil de Stella, J. Essai sur l'Histoire du Portugal depuis la Fondation de la Monarchie jusqu'a la mort de D. Pèdre IV (1080-1834). Brussels, N.-J. Gregoir, V. Wouters et Cie., 1841, 2 parts in 1 vol., 203; 206p., 2 lithogr. frontisp. portraits on chine collé, 2 ident. woodcut title-vignettes, 5 (fold.) facs. plates, contemp. gilt hmor. - Bookplate of Gerrit Komrij on upper pastedown; a few scattered stamps/ annots. Joints sl. worn at spine-ends. AND 4 others in 5 vols., i.a. F. DENIS, Portugal (Paris, 1846, plates, contemp. hmor.) and F. FÜRST VON LICHNOWSKY, Portugal. Erinnerungen aus dem Jahre 1842 (Mainz, 1848, 2nd ed., contemp. hmor.).

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Lot 261: [Portugal]. Kinsey, W.M. Portugal Illustrated; in

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Description: [Portugal]. Kinsey, W.M. Portugal Illustrated; in a Series of Letters. London, Treuttel and Würtz, Treuttel Jun. and Richter, 1829, 2nd ed., (2),XXXVIII,(2),564p., engr. title, double-p. frontisp., double-p. map, 9 handcol. costume plates, 10 plates w. scores/ lyrics, 18 views by J. SKELTON, 2 portraits, 2 numismatic plates, 19 woodengr. tailpieces, bound by INVICTA LIRVO in modern giltlettered hmor. w. ribbed spine, 4to. - With the bookplate of Gerrit Komrij on upper pastedown; occas. yellowed/ foxed (mainly blank margins of plates); sm. contemp. owner's entry on htitle. = Abbey, Travel 142; Lipperheide Jc 14.

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Lot 262: [Portugal]. Schmidt, G.L. Portugal seit der

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Description: [Portugal]. Schmidt, G.L. Portugal seit der Usurpation Dom Miguels. Ilmenau, B.F. Voigt, 1829, (2),238p., later boards. - Bookplate of Gerrit Komrij on upper pastedown; owner's entry on title-p.; some foxing, mostly in blank margins. = Very rare.

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Lot 263: [Portugal and Spain]. Rotteck, C. von. Spanien und

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Description: [Portugal and Spain]. Rotteck, C. von. Spanien und Portugal. Geographische, statistische und historische Schilderung der pyrenäischen Halbinsel (...). Carlsruhe/ Leipsic, Kunst-Verlag, 1839, XII,516p., fold. partially handcol. steelengr. map, fold. table and 21 steelengr. views, contemp. gilt hmor. - Stamp and annots. in pen on title-p.; occas. browned/ foxed (incl. the plates). Binding sl. worn along extremities.

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Lot 264: (Röder von Bomsdorf, O.W.C.). Londen, Amsterdam en

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Description: (Röder von Bomsdorf, O.W.C.). Londen, Amsterdam en Parijs, in omtrekken. Uit het Hoogduijts. Amst., G. Portielje, 1821, VIII,310p., engr. title incorporating views of London, Amsterdam and Paris, contemp. hcalf w. green mor. letterpiece. - Trifle soiled. Spine sl. cracking. = Rare Dutch translation of Umrisse einer Reise nach London, Amsterdam und Paris im Jahr 1817 (Magdeburg, 1821). The part dealing with the Netherlands thoroughly irritates the Dutch translator, who expresses his discontent in numerous footnotes, i.a. (when the author was rudely refused entrance to a rich farmer's house by its owner): "Daar had hij groot gelijk in. Wanneer een Hollander in eenige stad of dorp in Duitschland den bewoner van een huis, die hem volstrekt niet kende, zulk een' onbeschoften voorslag deed, wat zou men wel van de Hollandsche lompheid zeggen?" and (when the author notes the "Beurs" in Amsterdam is overgrown with weeds) "Een goed vooruitzigt voor de landslieden van den schrijver: dan kunnen zij overkomen om te maaijen". Snuifje Charles Dickens, aangeboden door eene Amerikaansche Dame. In brieven van Londen naar Nieuw-IJork. Ibid., C.F. Stemler, 1843, XIV,430p., steelengr. frontisp., lithogr. title, contemp. giltlettered hcl. - Foxed/ browned; frontisp. and title waterst.

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Lot 265: [Russia]. Dodd, G. Pictorial History of the

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Description: [Russia]. Dodd, G. Pictorial History of the Russian War 1854-5-6. Edinb./ London, W. & R. Chambers, 1856, X,584p., col. frontisp., 8 (double-p.) col./ tinted lithogr. maps/ plans, 2 col. plates, contemp. green hcalf w. mor. letterpiece, marbled edges, 4to. - Plates and maps foxed (mostly) along edges; contemp. bookplate on upper pastedown (also w. part of crest, gilt on spine, Hunter family?). Upper joint starting at top of spine; some rubbed spots along extremities; spine faded.

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Lot 266: [Russia]. Scheltema, J. Peter de Groote, keizer

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Description: [Russia]. Scheltema, J. Peter de Groote, keizer van Rusland, in Holland en te Zaandam, in 1697 en 1717. Amst., H. Gartman, 1814, 2 vols., XXVI,339; (2),XXXI,(1),328p., 2 ident. engr. titles w. portr.-vignette and 3 engr. plates by J.E. MARCUS, contemp. unif. gilt hcalf w. 2 contrasting mor. letterpieces. - Some sm. stains. Otherwise a fine set. = Cat. (...) des Russica 403.

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Lot 267: [Scandinavia]. Keller, G. Een zomer in het

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Description: [Scandinavia]. Keller, G. Een zomer in het Noorden. Arnhem, D.A. Thieme, 1860, 2 parts in 1 vol., (2),210; 213p., 6 fold. col. lithogr. plates, contemp. gilt hmor. - With the bookplate of Gerrit Komrij on upper pastedown; upper hinge rather crudely strengthened w. sellotape. Spine-ends worn; joints split. = Tiele 590; Landwehr, Dutch books w. col. plates 328.

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Lot 268: [South Africa]. Galton, F. The Narrative of an

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Description: [South Africa]. Galton, F. The Narrative of an Explorer in Tropical South Africa. London, J. Murray, 1853, XIV,(2),314p., col. lithogr. fold. map, tinted lithogr. frontisp. and 3 plates, 1 woodengr. plate and 5 ills., contemp. hcalf w. 2 mor. letterpieces, marbled paper over boards w. matching endpapers and marbled edges. - First and last lvs. (incl. frontisp. and fold. map) (sl.) foxed. Rebacked w. use of orig. (rubbed/ sl. worn) backstrip. = Mendelssohn I, p.585f ("The first edition of a very reliable account of an expedition to Damaraland and Ovampoland, 1850-1852"); Henze II, p.313f.

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[South Africa]. Noble, J. Descriptive Handbook of

Lot 269: [South Africa]. Noble, J. Descriptive Handbook of

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Description: [South Africa]. Noble, J. Descriptive Handbook of the Cape Colony: its Condition and Resources. Cape Town/ London, J.C. Juta and Richards, Glanville & Co., 1875, (12),315,(4)p., large fold. col. map, large fold. tinted lithogr. panorama by M. & N. HANHART, 1 view, 2 fold. tables, orig. giltlettered and blindst. cl. - Occas. sl. foxed/ ruststained; hinges strengthened. = The large fold. panorama (16x127,5 cm.) in fine condition. Rare.

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Lot 270: [South America]. (Davie, J.C.). Letters from

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Description: [South America]. (Davie, J.C.). Letters from Buenos Ayres and Chili, with an original history of the latter country. London, R. Ackermann, 1819, XI,(1),323,(1),4,4p., 6 handcol. engr. and aquatint plates, orig. dec. boards. - Some foxing; last 50 p. w. sm. wormhole in inner blank margin. Covers rubbed/ worn and loose; backstrip dam. = Rare. Sabin 18746.

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Lot 271: [Spain]. Keller, G. Een zomer in het zuiden.

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Description: [Spain]. Keller, G. Een zomer in het zuiden. Arnhem, D.A. Thieme, 1863, 2 parts in 1 vol., (6),243; (6),216p., 6 fold. col. lithogr. plates by C.C.A. LAST, contemp. hcl. - With bookplate of Gerrit Komrij on upper pastedown; one plate sl. creased; first free endpaper lacks sm. portion of upper corner; some foxed spots. Binding w. some worn spots. = Tiele 591; Landwehr 329. Travel account of a journey to Spain and the northern part of Morocco, written by Gerard Keller (1829-1899), writer and editor of the Arnhemse Courant. The views show Toledo, Granada, Ronda, Gibraltar, Tanger and Sevilla. Alison, A. Geschiedenis van het Spaansch schiereiland gedurende de jaren 1807-1814. Dutch transl. G. Kuijper Hz. Breda, Broese & Comp., 1847, 2 vols., LVIII,(2),308; (8),488p., contemp. unif. giltlettered hcalf. - Joints starting; bindings sl. worn along extremities. Foy, M.S. Histoire de la guerre de la péninsule sous Napoléon. Atlas. Paris, Badouin frères, 1827, (4)p., 6 fold. engr. maps/ plans, contemp. boards w. printed title on frontcover. - Atlas vol. only; lacks the portrait and the "tableau politique". Texlvs. loose; foxed. Frontcover loose; boards soiled. Sold w.a.f. AND 1 other: W.F.P. NAPIER, History of the war in the peninsula and in the south of France (London, 1878-1882, 3 vols., maps/ plans, contemp. unif. gilt calf).

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Lot 272: [Surinam]. Kappler, A. Zes jaren in Suriname.

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Description: [Surinam]. Kappler, A. Zes jaren in Suriname. Schetsen en tafereelen uit het maatschappelijke en militaire leven in deze kolonie. Utr., W.F. Dannenfelser, 1854, 2 parts in 1 vol., IV,183; 137,(7)p., 2 diff. col. lithogr. frontispieces C.W. MIELING, contemp. gilt hcl. - Hinges weak; sl. yellowed. Rubbed along extremities; spine-ends sl. worn. = Sabin 37102; Bibl. van Suriname p. 176. Rare. Dutch translation of Sechs Jahre in Surinam oder Bilder aus dem militärischen Leben dieser Colonie, und Skizzen zur Kenntniss seiner socialen und naturwissenschaftlichen Verhältnisse, 1854.

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Lot 273: [Surinam]. Roos, P.F. Surinaamsche mengelpoëzy.

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Description: [Surinam]. Roos, P.F. Surinaamsche mengelpoëzy. Amst., H. Gartman and P.J. Uylenbroek, 1804, VIII,318,(1)p., engr. title w. vignette by R. VINKELES, contemp. blindst. calf, ribbed spine w. paper letterpiece, 4to. - Bookplate of Gerrit Komrij on upper pastedown; last few lvs. stain in top inner margin. Top of spine dam.; corners/ joints sl. worn. = Sabin 73101; Bibliografie van Suriname p.142; Muller, America p.171. Moderne Encyclopedie van de Wereldliteratuur VIII, p.168: "Surinaams (N) dichter (Amsterdam 6.3.1751 - Paramaribo 2.11.1805). Ging na de vroege dood van zijn ouders naar Suriname (1768) en werd er planter; na twee korte reizen naar Holland, 1783 en 1784, woonde hij vanaf 1785 als koopman te Paramaribo, later tevens als Raad bij het Hof van justitie. Van 1786 tot ongeveer 1790 was hij voorzitter van het Genootschap 'De Surinaamsche Lettervrinden'. Een deel van zijn werk bestaat uit gelegenheidspoëzie, maar in zijn beste gedichten treft een bijzonder gevoel voor de schoonheid van de tropische natuur, dat in brede ritmische beschrijvingen tot uiting komt." Miscellaneous poems on Surinam, i.a. containing a funeral song on George Washington. Paul François Roos was director of the plantation "De jonge Byekorf" near the Commewijnrivier. One of the very few poetical descriptions of life in Dutch Guyana, including poems on daily life, slavery, plantations, nature, the land and the people.

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[Switzerland]. DuBois, J. Souvenirs de la Suisse.

Lot 274: [Switzerland]. DuBois, J. Souvenirs de la Suisse.

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Description: [Switzerland]. DuBois, J. Souvenirs de la Suisse. Canton de Berne. Geneva, Briquet et fils, n.d. (±1840), 21 (2x double-p.) lithogr. views after J. DUBOIS, orig. wr., obl. 8vo. - A few plates foxed. = Fine views, i.a. "La mer de Glace, vue du Montanvert", "Vue de la chaine du Mont Blanc, prise à la Flégère (Chamounix)" and "Ascension au Mont Blanc. arrivée aux Rochers des grands Mulets (Chamonix)". SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE VII.

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Lot 275: [Switzerland]. Senden, G.H. van. Alpenrozen. Ed.

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Description: [Switzerland]. Senden, G.H. van. Alpenrozen. Ed. B.T. Lublink Weddik and P.H. Witkamp. Amst., C.L. Brinkman, n.d. (±1857), 2nd ed., IV,502,(2)p., col. lithogr. title-p., 12 col. lithogr. plates, 1 fold. lithogr. map w. col. outlines, contemp. gilt hcl., sm. 8vo. - With the bookplate of Gerrit Komrij on upper pastedown; trifle foxed/ yellowed. Spine-ends sl. worn; upper joint split(ting). = Contains views of i.a. Zürich, Meyringen, Scheidegg, St. Bernard, Chamonix and Constanz.

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Lot 276: [Tourist guides, souvenir booklets etc. Belgium].

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Description: [Tourist guides, souvenir booklets etc. Belgium]. Gids voor reizigers door het Koningrijk België. Utr., J.H. Siddré, n.d. (±1850), VIII,223p., woodengr. plates, orig. col. lithogr. wr. - Occas. sl. foxed/ soiled. Wrappers soiled and loose(ning); frontwrapper chipped. Guide dans la ville d'Anvers. Histoire. - Monuments. - Beaux-Arts. - Antiquités. Antw., Librairie de Van Mol-Van Loy, n.d. (±1870), 216p., woodengr. ills., orig. pict. boards, sm. 8vo. - Possibly lacks a map; some foxing/ soiling. Binding sl. worn along extremities.

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Lot 277: Winkler Prins, A. Natuurtafereelen uit den Harz,

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Description: Winkler Prins, A. Natuurtafereelen uit den Harz, Noordelijk Italië en Zwitserland. Sneek, Van Druten & Bleeker, 1858, VIII,280p., 4 col. lithogr. plates, contemp. gilt dec. cl. - With the bookplate of Gerrit Komrij on upper pastedown; some foxing/ soiling (mainly the plates). Witte, H. Twaalf dagen in den Vulkanischen Eifel. Leyden, E.J. Brill, 1877, (6),292p., tinted lithogr. frontisp., contemp. clothbacked boards. - Bookplate on verso frontcover; a few scattered library stamps. Spine-ends and corners sl. worn. Oosterzee, J.J. van. Op reis. Bladen uit de portefeulle van - . Rott., Van der Meer & Verbruggen, 1853, VII,(1),224p., contemp. gilt hmor. - Library stamp and remnants of ticket on first free endpaper; lower hinge weak. Joints sl. rubbed. = On travels to Germany, London and Switzerland. AND 3 others: C. BOISSEVAIN, Over de Alpen. Reisindrukken uit Zwitserland en Italië (Amst., n.d. (±1880), orig. wr.); C.I. HANSEN, Reisbrieven uit Dietschland en Denemark (Ghent, 1860, contemp. hmor.) and A. GITTÉE, Bij onze Noorderbroeders (Ibid., 1893, fold. tinted map, contemp. hmor.).

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Lot 278: Album Salón. Revista Ibero-Americana de Literatura

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Description: Album Salón. Revista Ibero-Americana de Literatura y Arte. Tomo 1°. Años 1897-1898. Barcelona, Centro Editorial Artístico de Miguel Segui, 1897-1898, (4),384,(4); 32x (4)p., 5 col. lithogr. plates and num. (full-p. col.) helio-/ woodengr. ills., contemp. richly gilt dec. hmor. by ROCA & FALGAR, folio. - Contents trifle yellowed. Binding rubbed; lower corner of frontcover worn and showing. = "Primera illustración española en colores". Contains i.a. the 32 separate issues running from 21 November 1897 to 15 December 1898.

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Lot 279: [Anatomy]. Coronel, S.S. De Hersenen en de

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Description: [Anatomy]. Coronel, S.S. De Hersenen en de Zintuigen van den Mensch. Verplaatsbare, gekleurde afbeeldingen van de hersenen, het oog, de neus, het oor, de mond en het strottenhoofd. Amst., A. van Klaveren, n.d. (±1898), 32p., 5 multi-layered col. lithogr. plates, 16 ills., orig. clothbacked col. lithogr. boards, 4to. - Good/ fine copy. Trifle yellowed/ soiled; library stamps on htitle (2) and title-p. (1); bookblock almost loose. Boards sl. soiled; remnants of ticket on frontcover. Idem. De Bloedsomloop en de Spijsvertering van den Mensch. Verplaatsbare Afbeeldingen van het Hart, de Longen, de Maag en het Darmkanaal. Ibid., idem, n.d. (1901), 33,(1)p., 3 multi-layered col. lithogr. plates, 11 ills., orig. clothbacked col. lithogr. boards, 4to. - Good/ fine copy. Trifle/ sl. yellowed/ foxed; plate loose; two library stamps on title-p. Boards yellowed/ sl. soiled; remnants of ticket on frontcover. Ebenhoech, P. De Mensch of Hoe ons lichaam er van binnen uitziet. Verplaatsbare afbeeldingen der inwendige deelen van het menschelijk lichaam. Ibid., idem, n.d. (±1895), "vijfde duizend", 17,(1)p., multi-layered col. lithogr. plate, (col.) ills., orig. col. lithogr. clothbacked boards. - Occas. sl. yellowed; two library stamps on title-p. Boards yellowed/ sl. foxed/ soiled. = Nice lot. Detailed plates in fine condition w. accomp. legend. Rare.

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Lot 280: [Architecture]. (Album von Holz-Architectur.

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Description: [Architecture]. (Album von Holz-Architectur. Wohnhäuser, Villen, Gartenpavillons etc.). (Karlsruhe, J. Veith, ±1870), 71 (mainly col./ tinted) lithogr. plates (1x fold.), contemp. hcl., obl. sm. folio. - With the bookplate of Gerrit Komrij on upper pastedown; lacks title-leaf; some foxing; occas. waterst.

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Lot 281: [Architecture]. Wattjes, J.G. Constructie en

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Description: [Architecture]. Wattjes, J.G. Constructie en architectuur van winkelpuien. Verzameling van ruim 50 goede voorbeelden van moderne winkelpuien in Nederland. Amst., Kosmos, (1926), VIII,24p., 48 photogr. plates, (tipped-in) ills. and plans, loose as issued in orig. dec. cl. portfolio by A. KURVERS, folio. - With the bookplate of Gerrit Komrij on upper pastedown of portfolio.

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Lot 282: [Ballooning]. Nadar (= G.-F. Tournachon). Mémoires

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Description: [Ballooning]. Nadar (= G.-F. Tournachon). Mémoires du géant. A terre & en l'air... Introd. J. Babinet. Paris, E. Dentu, 1865, 2nd ed., (14),439p., fold. woodengr. frontisp., fold. map, modern giltlettered ribbed red mor. by "Invicta Livro", silk doublures, orig. wr. pres. - Bookplate (of "E.F.", showing a balloon) on verso orig. frontwr.; some sl. occas. foxing; fold. frontisp. repaired on tear; fold. part of map bound in (making it impossible to view the map). Orig. wr. cut sl. short. = The Genesis of Flight p.118f. With AUTOGRAPH SIGNED DEDICATION "A Monsieur Jhr. W.E.J. Berg van Dussen Muilkerk, Wethouder, hommage de l'auteur [sign.] Amsterdam aout 65.".

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Lot 283: Bernard, P., Couailhac, L. a.o. Le jardin des

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Description: Bernard, P., Couailhac, L. a.o. Le jardin des plantes. Description complète, historique et pittoresque du muséum d'histoire naturelle, de la ménagerie, des serres, des galeries, de minéralogie et d'anatomie, et de la vallée Suisse. Paris, L. Curmer, 1842/1843, 2 vols., (6),XXIV,416; (2),664p., 172 (of 183) (fold.) steelengr./ woodengr./ lithogr. portraits, plates and plans (32 handcol.), num. textills., contemp. unif. gilt hmor., 4to. - Lacks 11 plates; foxed, also affecting plates, but the fine handcol. bird- and flowerplates mostly in fine condition. Both vols. spine-ends dam., corners worn and joints strengthened w. tape. = Nissen ZBI, 334. AND 1 other: P. BOITARD, De diergaarde te Parijs, beschrijving en levenswijze der zoogdieren van de menagerie en het kabinet van natuurlijk historie (Amst., 1845, fold. etched and aquatint plan, (handcol.) (woodengr.) plates, num. ills., contemp. gilt hmor., 4to. Upper hinge broken).

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Lot 284: [Botany]. Britten, J. European Ferns. London etc.,

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Description: [Botany]. Britten, J. European Ferns. London etc., Cassell, Petter, Galpin & Co., n.d. (1879-1881), VII,(1),XLIV,196p., 30 chromolithogr. plates, num. woodengr. ills., modern gilt hcalf w. red mor. letterpiece, 4to. - Occas. trifle foxed; a few annots. in pencil in text. Fine and clean copy. = Nissen, BBI 235. Nissen calls for 36 plates, but the list of plates only counts 30.

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Lot 285: [Botany]. Lecoq, H. Le monde des fleurs. Paris, J.

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Description: [Botany]. Lecoq, H. Le monde des fleurs. Paris, J. Rothschild, 1870, (4),508p., steelengr. plates, num. woodengr. ills., contemp. gilt ribbed red mor., 4to. - Occas. foxed (mostly plates and surrounding lvs.) Sturler, W.L. de. De landbouw tusschen de keerkringen, of overzicht van de kweeking en behandeling der voornaamste voortbrengselen uit het plantenrijk in der keerkringslanden. Gron., J. Oomkens, 1845, XIV,517p., richly illustrated, modern hcalf w. mor. letterpiece. - Browned and foxed. AND 4 others, all on botany.

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Lot 286: [Botany]. Mengelberg, J. Aepfel und Birnen.

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Description: [Botany]. Mengelberg, J. Aepfel und Birnen. Frankf. a.O., Kunst-Anstalt Trowitzsch & Sohn, n.d. (1893), lithogr. title-leaf and 30 col. lithogr. plates after J. MENGELBERG, together loose as issued in orig. cl. portfolio. - Sl. foxed; title-leaf sl. dogeared and w. sm. marginal tear. Stain on frontcover. = Nice, detailed plates showing one species of apple or pear per plate, outside appearance and in cross-section. Not in Nissen.

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Lot 287: [Botany]. Oudemans, C.A.J.A. Neerland's

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Description: [Botany]. Oudemans, C.A.J.A. Neerland's plantentuin. Afbeeldingen en beschrijvingen van sierplanten voor tuin en kamer. Gron., J.B. Wolters, 1865-1867, 3 parts in 1 vol., no pagination, 52 (double-p.) col. lithogr. plates, contemp. gilt hmor., 4to. - Ex library copy w. library stamps on title; some plates waterstained in lower part; trifle foxed. = Nissen, BBI 1477.

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Lot 288: Bramer, J. Over het Jansenismus, ter beantwoording

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Description: Bramer, J. Over het Jansenismus, ter beantwoording der zoogenaamde minzame brieven van eenen schrijver, schuilende onder den naam van L. Vindex. The Hague, J.W. ten Hagen, 1823, 2 vols., (4),XII,242; (5),546,(2)p., modern unif. hcalf w. marbled boards by INVICTA LIVRO w. gilt mor. letterpiece, orig wr./ boards pres., 4to. - Both vols.: with bookplate of G. Banning on verso of orig. frontwr./ frontcover and a few scattered library stamps; first vol. some foxed spots. Vos, M.C. Merkwaardig verhaal aangaande het godzalig leven en de lotgevallen van Michiel Christiaan Vos (...). Rott., A. Oskam, n.d. (1891), IV,136p., lithogr. portrait, modern unif. hcalf w. marbled boards and gilt mor. letterpiece, bound by INVICTA LIVRO , 4to. - Owner's entry on first blank and on title-page; bookplate on first blank; browned.

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[Bullfighting]. Noronha, E. de. Historia das

Lot 289: [Bullfighting]. Noronha, E. de. Historia das

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Description: [Bullfighting]. Noronha, E. de. Historia das Toiradas. Lisbon, Secção Editorial da Companhia Nacional Editora, 1900, (2),384p., 33 col. plates, contemp. hcl., obl. 4to. - Browned/ soiled throughout; partly waterst. in lower corner. Upper joint sl. worn; corners bumped. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE X.

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Lot 290: [Butchery]. Schaufenster-Dekorationen für das

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Description: [Butchery]. Schaufenster-Dekorationen für das Fleischer- und Wurstmacher-Gewerbe. Berlin, Verlag Allgemeine Fleischer-Zeitung Actien-Gesellschaft, n.d. (1911), (4)p., 27 chromo-lithogr. plates w. accomp. textp., orig. gilt cl., obl. 4to. - Fine copy. A few plates yellowed. Binding rubbed along extremities; sm. whitish stain on frontcover. = Curious series of examples of sumptuous window displays for butcheries, i.a. especially for holidays like Easter, an appealing window considered to be indispensable in those days of heavy competition (introduction).

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Lot 291: Casimir, abbé. Les fêtes du Christianisme. Paris,

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Description: Casimir, abbé. Les fêtes du Christianisme. Paris, G. de Gonet, n.d. (±1870), IV,342,(2)p., col. lithogr. frontisp. and 7 lithogr. plates by FARCY, modern hcalf bound by INVICTA LIVRO in modern gilt mottled hcalf w. mor. letterpiece, a.e.g. - Manuscript dedication on htitle; sl. foxed/ stained; a few sm. wormholes. Le miroir des ames, ou exposition des différens états des ames par rapport a Dieu (...). Lyon, Perisse Frères, 1835, (4),164p., 16 engr. plates (incl. frontisp.), contemp. calf, richly gilt spine w. mor. letterpiece. - Contemp. owner's entry on verso upper pastedown. Binding sl. worn along extremities. = Contains curious illustrations of the last judgement and the hell. AND 2 others: M. L' ABBÉ and T. GUYOT, Dictionnaire universel des hérésies des erreurs et des schismes (...) (Lyon/Paris, 1847, col. lithogr. frontisp., contemp. hcalf w. gilt mor. letterpiece).

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Lot 292: [Ceramics]. Fabrica Ceramica do Carvalhinho

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Description: [Ceramics]. Fabrica Ceramica do Carvalhinho (Corticeira) Porto. Catalogo de azulejos, faianças de phantasia. N.pl. (Porto), A.N. Dias de Freitas & Filho, n.d. (±1900), no pagination, col. lithogr. ills., orig. wr., obl. 8vo. - Spine strengthened w. sellotape; backstrip worn away at spine-ends; frontwr. creased. = Nice trade-catalogue.

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Lot 293: Charpignon, J. Physiologue, médicine et

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Description: Charpignon, J. Physiologue, médicine et métaphysique du magnétisme. Paris, G. Baillière, 1848, VIII,467p., contemp. giltlettered hmor. - Foxed. Rubbed along extremities. Desarces, H. Nouvelle Encyclopédie pratique de mécanique et d'électricité. Atlas vol. only. Ibid., A. Quillet, 1924, 14 col. movable plates of a locomotive, aeroplane, telephone and various other machines, orig. giltlettered hmor., 4to. - Interior fine. Spine rubbed. Moll, O. Die Untersee-Kabel in Wort und Bild. Cologne, Westdeutscher Schriftverein, 1904, VIII,140p., fold. col. map, num. ills., orig. pict. cl. (minor imperfections). = Nice work on the German transatlantic telegraph cable with a short history of the transatlantic telegraph cables in general, with technical descriptions. AND 3 others in 9 vols., i.a. L'INDUSTRIEL, OU REVUE DES REVUES (Brussels, 1829-1831, 5 vols., 9 (fold.) maps (1 col.), 5 (fold.) plans, 80 (mostly fold.) plates, contemp. unif. gilt hmor.).

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Lot 294: [Chemistry]. Gacon-Dufour, M.A.J. Manuel théorique

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Description: [Chemistry]. Gacon-Dufour, M.A.J. Manuel théorique et pratique du savonnier, ou l'art de faire toutes sortes de savons. Paris, Roret, 1827, (2),VI,296p., contemp. gilt hcalf, sm. 8vo. - First two pages loosening, otherwise contents fine. Binding sl. rubbed; paper over backcover lacking. = Well-researched manual written, in collaboration with a 'professeur de chimie', by this educated feminist 'femme de lettres' who wrote novels as well as several other manuals on various domestic subjects.

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[Cinema]. Epstein, J. Bonjour Cinéma. Paris,

Lot 295: [Cinema]. Epstein, J. Bonjour Cinéma. Paris,

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Description: [Cinema]. Epstein, J. Bonjour Cinéma. Paris, Sirene, 1921, 118,(6)p., ills., typography and lay-out by CLAUDE DALBANNE, orig. dec. wr. - Spine sl. faded, otherwise a fine copy. = Collection des tracts, no.6. Text by one of the pioneers of avant garde and modernist cinema. Design and illustrations inspired by constructivism and Dada. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE VIII.

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Lot 296: [Circus]. Escudier, G. Les saltimbanques. Leur vie

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Description: [Circus]. Escudier, G. Les saltimbanques. Leur vie - leurs moeurs. Paris, M. Lévy Frères, 1875, (6),480p., 500 (full-p.) ills. (2x handcol.) by P. DE CRAUZAT, contemp. gilt dec. cl., a.e.g. - Sl. foxed. Neatly rebacked. = Deals with typical fairground/ circus attractions such as the Siamese twins, giants, dwarves, the speaking beheaded man, the bearded woman, the elephant man, clowns, the wax museum, a cow with five legs, etc. Nice illustrations.

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Lot 297: [Circus]. Lang, H. Circus-Bilder. 25 heitere

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Description: [Circus]. Lang, H. Circus-Bilder. 25 heitere Original-, Feder- und Bleistift-Zeichnungen aus dem Kunstreiterleben von Heinrich Lang. Munich, A. Ackermann, 1880, title- and dedication leaf, tipped-in plates on 25 sheets by H. LANG, together loose in orig. gilt pict. cl. portfolio, folio. - Contents browned/ foxed/ stained. Upper joint portfolio split(ting). = Toole-Stott 3573: "A complete set of the plates is scarce, usually two or three are missing. I do not know why."

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Lot 298: [Cryptography]. Vesin, C.F. La cryptographie

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Description: [Cryptography]. Vesin, C.F. La cryptographie dévoilée, ou art de traduire ou de déchiffrer toutes les écritures en quelques caractères et en quelques langues que ce soit, quoique l'on ne connaisse ni ces caractères ni ces langues. Brussels, Deprez-Parent, 1840, XXVII,(1),331,(2)p., lithogr. portrait on chine collé, warranted by the author, modern hcl. w. contemp. mor. letterpiece. - With the bookplate of Gerrit Komrij on upper pastedown. First and last few lvs. foxed. = Rare. Interesting work on the various methods of encryption, such as cipher codes or letter codes.

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Lot 299: [Cycling]. Baudry de Saunier, L. Le cyclisme.

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Description: [Cycling]. Baudry de Saunier, L. Le cyclisme. Théorique et pratique. Paris, Librairie Illustrée, n.d. (±1895), XII,588,(24 advert)p., (handcol.) plates, illls., orig. pict. cl. - A few lvs. sl. foxed. Spine faded; spine-ends frayed. = From the library of Gerrit Komrij, with his bookplate on upper pastedown.

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Lot 300: [Dogs]. Creytz, A. von. Die Dressur des

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Description: [Dogs]. Creytz, A. von. Die Dressur des Luxushundes. Neudamm, J. Neumann, 1900, 1st ed., VII,248,(2),(6 advert.)p., num. ills., orig. giltlettered pict. cl. Oberländer, (C.). Die Dressur und Führung des Gebrauchshundes. Ibid., idem, 1912, 7th enl. ed., XVII,(1),402,(8 advert.)p., num. ills., orig. pict. cl. - Fine copies, both with the bookplate of Gerrit Komrij on upper pastedown.

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