Travels in South America...
London, Blacky & Son. 1875
Two volumes in cuarto.
Richly engraved linnen over boards.
10 maps & 525 woodcut illustrations.
First edition in English (French 1869)
First and last leaves old ...
Journael van de Voyagie...
Admiraal Joris van Spilbergen
Amsterdam, Saeghman circa 1663
(Tiele, Journaux No. 72)
In quarto. XIX century quarter calf
32 lvs, A-H in 4
Title page with copper plate engraving,
In verso: full page portrait of Spilbergen in woodcut frame
8 text plates: one copperplate engraving, taken from Hartgens edition and 7 original woodcuts. Including the DODO
Text in two columns
Spilbergens was the fifth circumnavigation ever after Magellan; Drake; Cavendish and van Noordt. The voyage took place between 1614 and 1618. Spilbergen was an ...
Diarium vel descriptio....Australi
Amsterdam, L. Vlasbloem 1662. (Sabin 77961; Tiele memoires Schouten z, pp 52).
In small quarto, later vellum binding. 4 nn leaves, 6 folding maps & plates, 1 folding map added in manuscript on old paper
72 pages, last page blank. Complete according to tabellae.
This is the third reprint by Dirk Vlasbloem of Schoutens journal in Latin (first & second, both 1648). All of these Vlasbloem editions are extremely rare. Tiele and the index of this book gives 6 plates for this ...
Speculum orientalis, occidentalisque Indiae
Jacobus le Maire
Leiden, N. Geelkercken, 1619.
(Sabin: 89450; Tiele, Journaux, 66 C)
In quarto, oblong. In a fine blue morocco XX century binding
Spine in 4 compartments, with gild title and date
174 pp , including genuine blank, P4.
Plates go without numbering.
Engraved title page
25 plates including two double page plates and two folding maps
Condition: Slight overall browning. Worldmap with restorations on the old fold, last 5 leaves restored with a few letters in ...
Historische beschrijvinghe ....Amsterdam
Amsterdam, Jodocus Hondius, 1614 (Tiele, NL bibliographie nr 877). Quarto, contemporary vellum. Three books in one volume, pagination continuous. Title page with printers mark; last page with the same. Six folding maps, one folding plate (Beurs van Amsterdam), 42 text engravings, 8 maps in the text. Complete.
First edition in Dutch of the highly important history of Amsterdam. The first part is dedicated to the history, the second part to the early voyages by the Dutch and the last part to the government and (past) governors of Amsterdam. Of special interest are the text of the voyage by the Houtman with details not published before and ...
Album of the Plates by Theodor de Bry
Grands Voyages, parts I; II; III and IV in Latin
Frankfurt am Main 1590-1594
Album XVIII century
Reference: Church 140; 145; 148 and 154
In folio, 38x25 cm. Contemporary full calf
Title on the spine: Narat(io)....Virgin(iae)
Plates pasted on paper with identical water marks:
Grapes and letters CL...SA.........M,
Paper probably France, mid XVIII century (cfr Churchill 474-478)
4 engraved title pages
5 Coats of Arms
Other plates: Noah; Vespucci and Columbus
132 plates, telling the stories from the first four books
The quality of ...