Catalogue / Catalogus 2019

Dear bibliophiles,
In this catalog you will find highlights from some of our exhibitors. During the coming weeks we will add more contributions and well until the last week before the beginning of the fair.

Chers bibliophiles,
Dans ce catalogue vous trouvez des contributions d’un certain nombre d’exposants. Pendant les semaines à venir nous ajouterons encore d’autres contributions et bien jusqu’à la dernière semaine avant le commencement de la foire.

Beste bibliofielen,
In deze catalogus vindt u bijdragen van een aantal deelnemers. De komende weken zullen wij de catalogus nog aanvullen met nieuwe bijdragen en wel tot de laatste week vóór de aanvang van de beurs.

Asher Rare Books & Antiquariaat Forum

273 coats of arms 1266-1753, including the Governors of the Dutch East Indies 1610-1743 

[COAT OF ARMS – LOW COUNTRIES]. [Armorial of the Bishopric of Liège and of officials of and associated with the Low Countries].
[Utrecht or vicinity?, ca. 1740-ca. 1753]. Folio (33 x 21.5 cm). Manuscript armorial with 273 coats of arms (plus 7 with names and information but with the arms left blank), nearly all coloured and (where appropriate) with gold and silver, the dated ones ranging from 1266 to 1753. Contemporary blind-tooled sprinkled calf.    €7.500

A manuscript armorial with 273 coats of arms, mostly of governmental or ecclesiastical officials, in several chronological series, nearly all coloured and with gold and silver where appropriate. Most of the manuscript captions give the dates the people were instated in the positions noted. It was produced beginning ca. 1740 with some additions to 1753, possibly in Liège but more likely in the Netherlands (perhaps in or near Utrecht).
Of special interest are the arms of the Governors of the Dutch East Indies 1610-“1740” [recte 1743?]). These are followed by the arms of the Teutonic Knights of the Order of Jerusalem, associated with Utrecht, 1266-1753, plus the arms of the Order itself and 2 related ones. The last and longest series gives the arms of the representatives at the Congress of Utrecht (1712-1713) which negotiated the transfer of the Southern Netherlands from the Spanish Habsburgs to the Austrian Habsburgs. Many of these representatives were not from the Low Countries.
With bookplate and library stamp. In good condition, with some early repairs to the corners or backs of a few leaves. The boards are warped and the hinges cracked, with a few small defects on the back board, but the tooling remains clear.

Very rare price list used by the apothecaries in the vicinity of Ghent 

[GHENT – PHARMACY]. Ordonnantie van heer ende weth der stadt Gendt op den taux der droguen ende medicamenten raekende de pharmacie van de apothecarissen der gemelde stadt.
Ghent, Jan Meyer, 1757. 4to. With the woodcut arms of Gent on title-page. Modern sheepskin parchment, with leather ties. € 675

Very rare price list used by the apothecaries in the vicinity of Ghent. 
First two leaves and the last leaf (blank) strengthened in margins, title-page slightly thumbed and with a small yellow smudge, otherwise in good condition.
Anet (1 copy); Bibliographie gantoise 3754; WorldCat (2 copies, incl. 1 the same); cf. STCV 12914377 (later, but identically titled publication published by Josse Begyn).

Rare French edition of the adventures of Ulenspiegel, in black morocco by one of the leading binders in Paris 

[ULENSPIEGEL]. Histoire de la vie de Tiel Wlespiegle, contenant ses faits & finesses, ses aventures, & les grandes fortunes qu’il a euës, ne s’étant jamais laissé tromper par aucune personne. Nouvelle traduction de l’Alemand en François; où l’on a ajoûté à cette edition, plusieurs pieces qui n’ont point encore paru en François jusques à present.
Amsterdam, Nicolas Chevalier, 1702. 12mo. With engraved title-page showing an owl looking at itself in a mirror with Ulenspiegel wearing a fool’s cap watching. Black morocco by Hippolyte Duru, with his stamp (“DURU 1849”) on flyleaf, blind-tooled fillets on spine and boards, richly gold-tooled turns ins, gilt edges. € 6.500

Rare French edition of the legendary farcical tales of the Dutch/German Ulenspiegel, uplifted to folk hero in the well-known 19th-century retelling by Charles De Coster, who portrays Ulenspiegel as having major influence in the Dutch revolt against Spain, while continuously eating, drinking and playing pranks. It is mostly these last three elements that make up the plot of the stories from the original tradition, but of course they also reveal the vices of the lower and middle classes. The stories soon appeared on the Catholic list of prohibited books.
The present edition was published at Amsterdam by the historian, coin collector, bookseller and occasional publisher, Nicolas Chevalier. After a preface discussing the new translation from the German, the book contains 46 stories followed by an epitaph in verse and Ulenspiegel’s last will, also in verse in eleven stanzas. 
The binding is made by Hippolyte Duru (1803-1884), one of the leading binders in Paris. Already at the beginning of his career, at the 1844 Paris exposition, Duru was noted as one of the “plus remarquable et de plus parfait” binders in the revival of historical styles (Devauchelle, Le reliure en France II, p. 199).
Only some very minor wear to the spine, but otherwise in fine condition.
Brunet V, col. 1005; STCN (3 copies); Koopmans & Verhuyck 38 (7 copies, incl. 2 the same as STCN); WorldCat (6 copies, adding 2 not in STCN and Koopmans & Verhuyck); for Duru: Fléty, p. 65.


Antiquariaat Adr. van den Bemt

Vroegop/Schoonveld. ALL, the complete work. Booksculpture : 27,1 x 27,1 x 12 cm. 1.000 pages, 5,8 KG. Limited edition: 12pcs. 2014. Close cooperation and full coordination between the Dutch artists duo Vroegop/Schoonveld and a local printer + a traditional Chinese bookbinder have been the focus of the production of ALL. At the same time, craftsmanship, artistic engagement, research and international cultural exchange played crucial roles. The work itself tackles the confrontation and cross-fertilization between cultures, while connecting Chinese tradition and philosophy with contemporary art. This work refers to a part of Chinese culture that is closely related to the concept of duality which is apparent in the two most significant ritual vessels from Chinese ancient times: Bi and Cong. The squareness of the Cong refers to the earth and the round hole in the middle to the meeting of heaven and earth creating all that materially exists. Contrasting forms and concepts are balanced within one object. Quality materials, the skilled work of the bookbinder and woodworker, are important to experience the energy and transformative power of this concept. ALL is bridging contrasting cultural traditions and contributing to the dialogue between East and West. €1200,00 

Jan Henderikse. ‘I found a picture of you , those were the happiest days in my life’. Een jubileumuitgave van Bébert. Het 20e boek van uitgeverij Bébert. Bevat o.a.: Door Pablo van Dijk in Galerie Black Cat vastgelegde SLR 680 Polaroidportretten, die Henderikse tijdens het ontwikkelen op het beeld signeerde en Broadway Polaroids met de SX70 camera gemaakt. 1 gesigneerde collage in lijst,  alsmede 5 oorspronkelijke afdrukken uit de eerste proefserie van Broadway, een single van de Pretenders met door Henderikse ontworpen hoesje (Xerox-kleurencopie) die vervolgens nummerde en signeerde. De oplage bleef beperkt tot 36 gesigneerde exemplaren. Gemerkt A-Z en genummerd 1 t/m 10. A-Z voor verkoop. De eerste 5 zijn verworven door Museum of Modern Art, Museum of Contemporary Art in Chicago, Rijksmuseum Kröller-Müller, Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, Galerie Black Cat en Hard werken. De nummers 1-10 zijn voor de kunstenaar en de uitgever. Dit is nummer 7. De doos ( 34,5 x 52 x 5,5 cm) en alle bladen met collages zijn in uitstekende conditie. €1500,00 

Aspen No 5 + 6. O’Doherty, Brian / David Dalton/ Lynn Lettermann/ Phyllis Johnson (editors) . Publisher: Roaring Fork Press, 1967. Box 21 x 21 x 5,5 cm. Contains: essays, fiction, music, sculture, records and prints. Some names: Samuel Beckett, Merce Cunnungham, Richard Huelsenbeck, John Cage, Marcel Duchamp. Missing films (see the enclosed notice. The reels were mailed in a separate package) €750,00 

Constant Nieuwenhuys, Aldo van Eyck. Voor een spatiaal colorisme. Amsterdam, 1953. 35 x 26 cm, 8 pp, met 3 platen in kleur, door Constant met de hand gedrukt en 1 zwart/wit ingekleefde plaat. Bleke roestvlekjes. Uitgegeven ter gelegenheid van de tentoonstelling ‘Mens en Huis’ in het Stedelijk Museum van Amsterdam. Beperkte oplage van 50 exemplaren. Dit exemplaar no. 35. Losbladig, randen van de omslag heel licht verkleurd, bleke vlekjes. €7500,00 

Karel Appel, Theo Wolvecamp. 1950. Original photograph depicting Karel Appel and Theo Wolvecamp in an atelier reading and holding copies of the periodicals Cobra and Reflex, 1950. 24 x 24 cm. Very good condition. €250,00

Constant Nieuwenhuys. Original photograph. Portrait of Constant drinking beer and smoking a cigarette in his studio between his model New Babylon. Measures : 40 x 30 cm, image 30 x 20 cm. On verso : signed Constant 1972 Very good condition. €425,00


Gert Jan Bestebreurtje

BARTLETT, William Henry. – BEATTIE, William. The ports, harbours, watering-places, and coast scenery of Great Britain. Illustrated by views taken on the spot, by W.H. Bartlett; with descriptions by William Beattie.London, George Virtue, 1842.
2 volumes. 4to. Contemporary richly decorated gilt morocco, rebacked with the original gilt spines laid down (rubbed), a.e.g. With frontispiece portrait of Queen Victoria, woodcut of Blackwall and 125 steelengravings (incl. 2 frontispieces and title-pages). (4),190; (4),155 pp. € 375,00
This is the revised, much enlarged edition of the original work issued by Charles Tilt in 1836. – The plates present the harbours and shores of England, Scotland and Wales in the most dramatic, picturesque, or romantic light possible. Depictions of port cities range from stormy scenes of wreckage to calm sunny days. The romantic views by William Henry Bartlett (1809-1854) are among the best produced in the 19th century.  The plate of the lighthouse of Berwick in volume one is shown as title-vignette in volume two. William Beattie (1793-1875) wrote the descriptions. – (Some light foxing as usual). Andres 353.

BARTLETT, William Henry. – WILLIS, Nathaniel Parker. American scenery; or land, lake and river. Illustrations of transatlantic nature.
London, George Virtue, 1840.
2 volumes. 4to. Contemporary half morocco, spines richly gilt. With engraved frontispiece portrait and map, 2 engraved title-pages and 117 steel-engravings after W.H.Bartlett. IV,140; IV,106 pp. € 975,00
First edition; with armorial bookplate. – In the years 1836-1838 and 1851-1852 William Bartlett (1809-1854) made four voyages to the United States and Canada. His romantic views are among the best produced in the 19th century, they show nice views of the north eastern states in the 1830’s including New York, Boston, Washington D.C., Baltimore, Philadelphia, etc. – Some minor foxing but on the whole a handsome copy of this classic American view book.Sabin 3784; Howes B 209; Andres 987; Abbey, Travel, 651;Clark III, 256.

BERLIN. ALBUM VON BERLIN, CHARLOTTENBURG UND POTSDAM. Berlin, Globus, (1905). Oblong 8vo. Original decorated cloth (soiled; loose). With 5 panoramic views and 132 photographic plates.   € 35,00

LONDON. Bacon’s four inch map of Central London. London, Edinburgh, G.W. Bacon & Co, (1940). Sm.8vo. Original printed wrappers. Folding coloured plan of London, mounted on linen. Ca. 74 x 100 cm. € 35,00
Street plan of London including electric railways, tubes, bus and tramway routes – also stranger’s guide and street index.

MANNING, Samuel. American pictures. Drawn with pen and pencil.(London), The Religious Tract Society, (ca. 1876). 8vo. Original pictorial gilt cloth (discoloured), a.e.g. With many wood-engraved illustrations and plates. 224 pp.    € 75,00
Profusely illustrated history of the United States providing a glimpse into a bygone era of American life. The fine illustrations capture the pioneering spirit. – (Stained).

MEYER, Joseph. Meyer’s Universum, oder Abbildung und Beschreibung des sehenswerthesten und merkwürdigsten der Natur und Kunst auf der gantzen Erde. Redaction & Text von Friedrich Hofmannn. Band 19. Hildburghausen und New York, Bibliographischen Institut, 1857. Oblong 8vo. Contemporary half calf. With steelengraved title-page and 46 (of 48) steel-engraved views.    € 125,00
Fine views of Paris, München, Dresden, Mount Jefferson, Mississippi, Missouri, Hudson, New York, Boston, Washington, Cuba, Jerusalem, etc. – (Few blank margins sl. waterstained). Andres p.169.


Equinoxe – Charles Leclercq

DISCOURS SUR L’ESTAT DES PAYS BAS, auquel sont déduictes les causes de ses troubles,& calamités, & leurs remèdes  Tekst in het Frans.  Door Maximilien de Vignacourt.  Arras, imprimerie de Guilllaume de la Rivière, 1593. Band in vol maroquin rood, getekend door Thirabon-Joly. (14)+111+(1) bldz. 9 x 14 cm. Zeer goede staat; zeer zeldzaam.

MON LIVRE D’IMAGES door Frans Masereel   Pierre Vorms, 1956. Met 38 houtsnedes van Masereel van1951. Een van de 20 exemplaren genummerd (nr IV) op papier pur chiffon d’Auvergne, en met een proef van een houtsnede geweigerd. Zachte kaft. Zonder paginering. Etiket ex-libris op schutblad. 23 x27,5 cm. Zeer goede staat, zeer zeldzaam.


Antiquariaat Garcia

Superbe reliure mosaiquée , doublures dorées en maroquin bleu, tranches aux fleurs de Lys. Signé JOLY R.D. ( Robert Joly ? ) La comtesse D’***, née de Ségur La reine Marie Leckzinska.  Paris , librairie académique Didier et Cie, 1864. Bibliothèque Baron de Brouwer .                                                        2500 €  

BARRIE J.M. 

Piter Pan dans les jardins de Kensington. Paris, Hachette et cie, s.d. (1907) Reliure éditeur en toile verte, joli décor gaufré doré , reprenant une illustration de Rackham In-8°, 119 pp, 24 planches couleurs de Arthur Rackham.  140 €

BULLIARD

Dictionnaire élémentaire de botanique, ou exposition par ordre alphabétique, des préceptes de la botanique, et de tous les termes, tant françois que latins, consacrés à l’étude de cette science..Paris, de l’imprimerie de Crapelet, chez Desray libraire, 1797. In-folio, XII, 242 pp, [22]. Reliure demi-vélin à cordes. Bel exemplaire à grande marges, bien complèt des 10 planches dont 9 coloriées main. 650 € 

RENAN Ernest Mission de Phénicie. Paris, Imprimerie Royale, 1864. En livraisons , Texte, première -[neuvième ] livraison  in-4° ( 37 x 28 cm ) ,  Atlas, première -[huitième] livraison in-folio ( 55 x 37 cm ). Ouvrage extrêmement rare et complèt de cette expédition archéologique en Lebanon et Syria. 70 planches , cartes et plans  (31 lithographies, 24 gravures, 13 photolitho”s, et 2 chromolithographs)  3 sur double page, 1 rempliée . Illustrations noir/blanc dans le texte; Parfait état, quelques brunisures éparses dans la livraison première des planches.

2 Superb albums of  Chinese pith painting , Qing Dynasty, 19th centuryOriginal silk cover 2 x 12 watercolors depicting a upper class mariage ceremony and upper class daily life . Exceptionally bright and strong colors.  1200 €


Boekhandel-Antiquariaat Emile Kerssemakers

Mechelen & Leuven / Malines & Louvain

Splendid ceremonies

(Collective)Kort verhael van de prachtighe ry-bende, of cavalcade, verciert met verscheyde zegen-wagens, en andere vreugde-stucken, die ter oorsaeck van het seven hondert, en vyftig-jaerig (750 jarig) jubilé van het mirakeleus beeld des alder-heyligste maegd, en moeder Gods Maria, rustende in de parochiale kerck van Hanswyck, sal uytgevoert worden door de jonckheyt van het gymnasium der Societeyt Jesu binnen Mechelen den 17. en 24. Augusti 1738. 
Brussel: By J. Lambertus Marchant, 1738.  Large 4to (26×24,5 cm. 19th century library binding: green halfcloth, covers with marbled paper (rubbed to the borders with a bit loss of marbled paper). 20 pp. Uncut. (Paper age-toned; library-stamp on title. – Mechelen Mapt: “The first of the traditional both religious and profane cavalcade, one in the 25 years.” – WorldCat mentions only one copy in the British Library. We traced another copy at SESA Mechelen. – Extremely rare description of the first cavalcade € 200.00

(Collective) Prael-treyn 1775. And: Prael-treyn 1825. 1) Prael-treyn (1775) verrykt door ry-benden, prael-wagens, zinne-beélden en andere oppronkingen toegeschikt aen het duyzend-jaerig jubilé van den heldmoedigen martelaer, bisschop, bezonderen apostel ende patroon van Mechelen, den heyligen Rumoldus onder ’t gezag ? van het magistraet der zelve stad, ? uytgewerkt door de Latijnsche Schoól? . 2) Prael-treyn, plegtigheden, vreugde-feesten en vercieringen van het vyftig-jaerig jubilé der martelie van den heyligen Rumoldus, apostel en patroon der stad Mechelen. 1825. Waer by gevoegd is een kort begryp van het leven van den H. Martelaer; eenen Oog-slag op Mechelen, etc. etc. 
Mechelen: Johannes-Francsiscus Van der Elst, resp. by Van Velsen-Van der Elst, 1775-1825.  2 works bound together. Large 4to (29,5×22,5 cm). 19th century red halfmorocco, spine gilt in compartments; covers with marbled paper; marbled endpapers (few rubbings to covers with loss of a small piece of marbled paper; inner-hinges neatly restored). Uncut.

First work, 1775 (as mentioned on half-title): (xii), P.1-18, 2 leaves extra: 15*-18* and p. 19-34: 36 pages. The contents of the first 12 pages: Half-title “Prael-treyn zullende geschieden den XXVI. van Junius, den IV. & X. van Julius 1775”, Title, 2 dedications, Epitome vitae Rumoldi & Kort begryp van het leven van Rumoldus. With together 16 cupper-engravings by G. Herreyns, frères Klauber a.o.:1-2: 2 engraved dedication-leaves and 14 other engravings (12 folding). 3: The cranium of Rumoldus within decorated border (37×44 cm), 4-11: chars ‘Prael-waegens’ (2 about 70×28 cm, 4: about 70 x 35 cm., 1: 74 x 39 cm and 1: 35 x 35 cm), 12-13: details (28×27 cm), 14-15: details (plain plates) and 16: “Opsinjoorken”. – Second work, 1825: (ii),(ii: “Aenwyzer plan”), 66 pp. With 15 lithographed plates by de Burggraaf after Vervloet de Malines: 3 between the text: the cranium of Rumoldus, the tomb of Rumoldus and plan of Mechelen (the charming plan engraved by Berlin after J.F. van der Elst). At the end the 12 other plates: 1 plate (24×19 cm) “Signorken” and 11 folding plates depicting the chars (5), horses (1), “Het Ros Bayard” (1), “De Reuse Familie” (1), “Kemels en het Rad van Avontuur” (1), all measuring 28 x 42 cm. and “De Reus genaamd Groot-vader (46×27 cm) and “Het Schip s’Lands Welvaren” (43×43 cm). (Some lightbrown spots to the lithographs (Second work) and small tears to the engravings repaired, 1 small hole in folt (First work). – The plates printed on special thick white paper. – Two nice and very rare works bound together.  € 900.00

(Collective)Fêtes inaugurales de la statue de Marguerite d’Autriche, à Malines. Vie de Marguerite d’Autriche. – Programme des fêtes. – Cavalcade. Avec 12 planches.
Malines: Imprimerie de Van Elsen – Van der Elst, (1849).  Large 8vo (26×19 cm). Contemporary binding, original wrappers not preserved: black halfcloth, spine with gilt title; covers with marbled paper. 25,(i:blank) pp. With 12 engraved plates: frontispiece (the statue, engraved by H. Broun) and 11 other plates pasted together and forming a leporello 267 cm long! by 17,5 cm., engraved by H. B. Hemeleer after drawings of Vervloet, depicting the Cavalcade. Added 2 other plates: an 18th century copper-engraving of the S. Rombaut cathedral by P. Devel (pasted on, without margins) and a steelengraved full-lenght portrait of Marguerite d’Autriche. – Paper age-toned, inner-margins short, but on the whole a good copy. – Complete: see “Le Bibliophile Belge, Tome VI, 1849, p. 272”. – According to WorldCat is the author Philippe de Pauw and only 2 copies are in public librairies. – Very rare. € 180.00

(Collective)Cavalcade et fêtes publiques, données par la ville de Malines, à l’occasion de la visite de S. M. le Roi (Lépold I) et de la famille royale, le 3 juillet 1854. Quinze planches en gravure, lithographiées par Ed. Seldenslagh, à Malines. Avant-propos. – Cavalcade. – Programme des fêtes. – Dessins des chars.
Malines: Chez l’éditeur C. Seldenslagh, 1854.  Oblong folio (23,5×36 cm). 20th century halfcloth, gilt title on spine, covers marbled paper; original printed wrappers preserved (covers soiled and with a few restorations; spine wrappers renewed). 8 leaves text and a leporello of 5m.80cm! made of the 15 lithographs, executed by Seldenslagh after drawings of Victor Vervloet. – A few small wormholes,but on the whole a good copy. – Typography by A. Steenackers Klerkx. – Rare, ‘Topografisch-historische atlas nr 2172’, ‘Bibliothèque mondial du cheval 1 copy, not in WorldCat,  € 350.00

Even, Edward VanL’Omgang de Louvain, dissertation historique et archéologique sur ce célèbre Cortège communal. Ouvrage orné de 36 planches, gravées sur pierre, d’après les dessins originaux exécutés en 1594 (par Guillaume Boonen).
Louvain & Bruxelles: Typographie de C.-J. Fonteyn, resp. T.-J.-I. Arnold, éditeur-libraire, 1863.  Folio (37×28 cm). 19th century halfmorocco, spine with gilt ribbons and gilt title; covers marbled paper, decorated endpapers. Uncut. 64 pp. and 36 lithographed plates. Most of the plates with more illustrations on a plate, representing parts of the procession after the original drawings from 1594 by Gme. Boonen. – Rubbings to the binding with a bit loss of paper and leather, but on the whole an attractive, clean, copy. – From the library of Alfons Thijs, Antwerpen, with his ex-libris. – Very rare € 450.00

Neeffs, E.Ommegang de Saint-Rombaut (1875). Cavalcade historique organisée par la ville de Malines, à l’occasion du jubilée de Saint-Rombaut, patron de la commune. Plans et dessins de Willem Geets, texte par Emmanuel Neeffs. – Ommegang van Sint-Rombout (1875). Historieke stoet ingericht door de stad Mechelen, ter gelegenheid van het jubelfeest van Sint-Rombout, patroon der gemeente. Plannen en teekeningen van Willem Geets, tekst van Emmanuel Neeffs.
Bruxelles: établissement lithographique de Ve Simonau-Toovey, 1875.  Folio (39x28cm). Half cloth, gilt title on spine, covers with marbled paper. Title (double-page leaf) missing. 7 double-page leaves (28 pp.) (misbound) with explanation of the 8 divisions in Dutch and French. With 7 double-page lithographed plates by J. Paquin after watercolours of Willem Geets, 4 yellow-toned lithographs and 3 colourlithographs heightened with gold. – Copies we traced (at Drouot, the European Library, etc) have all 7 plates: 8 divisions are described (i.a. with celebrities,horses and giants), 7 with chariots: the plates depict only the chariots: 1) Char de St. Rombaut, 2) Char représentant l’établissement de la commune, 3) Char représentant les reliques de St. Rombaut, 4) Char de la Pivoine (Sint-Jans Gilde), 5) Traineau de la Pivoine, joyau de la ville d’Anvers 1561, 6) Char de la chambre rhétorique de Lischbloem de Mailnes, 7) Char des célébrités Malinoises. – Throughout with lightbrown spots. – First double-page leaf: notes about the Ommegang and St. Rombout, The second till the sixth with explanations about the chariots, The last double-page leaf “Noms des enfants qui ont rempli un role dans la cavalcade”. – All the plates are present, only title on a double-page leaf missing. – Scarce € 200.00

Also available are: 1888: Caster & de Pape. Fêtes jubilaires Hanswyck € 250.00 / 1913: Cavalcade Hanswijk € 80.00 and 1938: Jubelfeesten Hanswijk. € 40.00


Mappamaps

Marchionatus Sacri Romanii Imperii, Antwerpen, Visscher, 1660
Tshertogenbosch, Loeven, Machelen, Braun & Hogenberg, 1572
Traiectum, Utrecht, De Wit, 1698
Gandavum, Gent, Blaeu, 1649
Antwerpia, Antwerpen, Haffner, 1740
Bruxella, Seutter, 1730

Antiquariaat Secundus

(Atlas) Blaeu, J. – Le Grand Atlas ou Cosmographie Blaviane. Amsterdam 1663. Facsimile edition [..]. Amsterdam, Theatrvm Orbis Terrarvm Ltd., [1967-1968]. 12 Volumes. With numerous (double-page / folding) (colored) charts, maps & plates. Large folio, original uniform imitation vellum, spine with two blue morroco letterpieces. Ca. 55 x 32 cm. Facsimile-edition, printed in 1.000 numbered copies at the occasion of the publication ca. 300 years ago, printed of the original edition (with French text) published in Amsterdam in 1663. Fine set, for the greater part in the original cardboard boxes! Consists of: Volume 1) Globe, Arctic, Europe: Norway, Denmark, Schleswig; Volume 2) Sweden, Russia, Poland, western regions, Greece; Volume 3) Germany; Volume 4) Netherlands & Belgium; Volume 5) Great Britain; Volume 6) Scotland & Ireland; Volume 7) France; Volume 8) France & Switzerland; Volume 9) Italy & Corsica; Volume 10) Spain & Africa; Volume 11) Asia & China; Volume 12) The Americas.  € 1700

(Military – lithographs) A.A. – Armée Belge. Bruxelles, Librairie Kiessling & Cie, n.d. Original halfcloth with leporello (24 parts). Ca. 22 x 220,5 cm. With 24 lithographed colourplates of soldiers (by FK ???). On the verso sides with pencil militairy information about the pictures. Spine somewhat damaged; covers discoloured; otherwise a very good copy. € 350

(Schilde) A.A. – Inventaris der plaatselijke en kerkelijke archieven der gemeente Schilde. Antwerpen, Drukkerij van Os & Dewolf opvolgers van J.-B. van Aarsen, Beurzestraat, 11, 1878. Contemporaine vol-perkanenten band met goudgeletterde rug op vier ribben en goudgerande platten, sneden verguld, VI, 106pp. Ca. 42 x 25,5 cm. Gedrukt op geschept papier Vasn Gelder met watermerk en brede marges; met gegraveerd wapen op de titelpagina door Vermorcken. Voorscharnier boven- en onderaan wat ingescheurd; stempeltje op de verso van de voortitel; verder mooi exemplaar. € 275

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(Tweede Wereldoorlog) Degrelle, Léon (Introduction) – A quelle sauce! Les milles recettes de Tante Démocratie par Jam. Éditions Rex, Bruxelles, (1939). Original halflcloth, (120)pp. Oblong: ca. 21 x 23,5 cm. Illustrated by Jam (i.a. Hitler on page 51 climbing the wall with a knife in his hand). Cover a little “rustspotted”; otherwise a good copy. Very rare!

€ 150

Vaenius, Otto (Othonis Vaeni) – Vita D. Thomae Aquinatis. By Othonis Vaeni, ingenio et manu delineata. Bruxellis, Apud Ant. Collaer Bibliopolam, 1778. Halfcloth, engraved titlepage with blank verso, 32pp. text, 30 full-page engravings with text under the plate and blank versos. Ca. 32,5 x 20 cm. Plates (very sharp and fresh) with ample margins by C. Boel (for the biggest part), E. van Paenderen (or Paendren), G. Swanenburg and C. Galle; text in Dutch. A few plates with some discoloring on the verso; one stamp on the first free endpaper; two stamps in the lower blank margin of the titlepage; library-sticker on the frontcover; corners a bit bumped; otherwise a very good copy.  € 850

Teirlinck, Herman – ‘Kunst. Tijdschrift voor Kunst en Letteren’. Gesigneerde en gekleurde ontwerptekening. Ca. 26 x 35 cm. Op de blanco achterzijde van een gedrukte partituur van Paul Gilson met tekst van Em. Hiel. ‘Vlaamsche Wacht’. T.g.v. de ‘Feestelijke Inhuldiging der Scheldebrug, te Dendermonde. 25 Juni 1899. In aanwezigheid van Z.K.H. de Kroonprins’. Met beschadigingen aan de randen. Een mooi voorbeeld van de andere kwaliteit van Teirlinck: tekenen; hier staan o.a. twee torens in Brugge afgebeeld: de ene het Belfort en de andere de Onze Lieve Vrouwekerk. Hij heeft veel boekomslagen en -banden ontworpen (meer dan veertig) en wel in geheel eigen stijl en van een hoog niveau.  € 450


Antiquariaat Erik Tonen

L’Art de la Verrerie  (1752) Ou l’on trouvera la maniere de faire le Verre et le Crystal, d’y porter des Couleurs, d’imiter les Pierres Pretieuses, de preparer et colorer les Emaux, de faire la Potasse, de Peindre sur le Verre, de preparer des Vernis, de composer des Couvertes pour les Fayances et Poteries, d’extraire la Couleur Pourpre de l’Or, de contrefaire les Rubis, de faire le Saffre, de faire et peindre les Porcelaines, &c. € 1700

Chez Durand & Pissot, Paris, France, 1752. Relie, demi-toile, en veau a l’impression dore et au 5 nerfs, plattes interieures decorees, (19e siecle) , 632 pp.,16 pl., 26 x 21 x 5 cm. V.G. condition.

NERI, Antonio et MERRET, Christopher et KUNCKEL, Johann & M.D.*** [or Paul Henri THIRY, Baron d’HOLBACH] 

(Gard Sivik) Gard Sivik.  Literair tijdschrift. Volledige set van 33 nrs., verschenen in 29 afleveringen te Brasschaat/ Antwerpen en Den Haag tussen maart 1955 en februari 1964. Oorspronkelijk opgericht door Gust Gils, Hugues C. Pernath, Paul Snoek, Tone Brulin, Simon Vanloo en Herman Denkens, later aangevuld door ondermeer Armando, Simon Vinkenoog, Cees Buddingh e.a. Illustraties van de hand van Asger Jorn, Dan Van Severen, Maurice Wyckaert, Gust Gils e.a. Naast de rol van literair tijdschrift werd Gard Sivik snel een forum dat plaats gaf aan tal avant-garde groeperingen die in die tijd de wereld mochten verbazen. Nu U…..    € 1375,-


Antiquariaat De Vries & De Vries

La Vie du Vicomte de Turenne. MR.Du Buisson. Marechal General des Camps & Armees du Roi, Colonel General de la Cavalerie Legere de France, & Gouveneur de haut & bas Limosin. 2 parts in 1 vol. part II JP Marana ‘Le spion de grand-seigneur’ 2 engr. titlepl.& 1 portret of Henry De La Tour d’Auvergne, Prince de Vicomte de Turenne. La Hay, Henry van Bulderen 1695. 468-(57)-415-(9)pp. (11×16.5cm). €235,=                                                                                          

Histoire Des Girondins. A. De Lamartine. Edition Illustree, publiee par L’Auteur.Paris by Armand le Chevalier 1865-1866. 3 voll.(4)516-(4)511-(4)508pp. num. woodengr. ills. contemp. unif. gilt hmor. 4to.  € 180,=

La Grande Ville. Paul de Kock. Nouveau Tableau de Paris. Comique, Critique et Philosophique. With illustrations from De Gavarni, Victor Adam, Daumier, D’Aubigny, H. Emy, etc. Voll I Paris by Au bureau central des publications nouvelles. 1842. 1e edition. Voll II. by Victor Magen.1843. 2 voll. 17 full. page woodengr. Plts. and many engr. in text. 412 – 418pp.8to.   €280,=


Graham York

John Coney. Engravings of Ancient Cathedrals, Hotels de Ville, and Other Public Buildings of Celebrity, In France, Holland, Germany, and Italy, Drawn on the Spot, and Engraved by John Coney. With Illustrative Descriptions. 1842, London, Henry G. Bohn, folio, 32 double page engraved views, complete, plus one extra engraving of Milan. Half red calf, gilt decorations, marbled boards. Contents loose.  €950.00
The views include Rouen, Antwerp, Brussels, Rheims, St. Omer,  Amiens, Milan, Mechelen, Strasburg, Arras, Louvain, Paris, Landshut, Brugges, Ghent, Ypres.

Clarkson Stanfield. Sketches on The Moselle, The Rhine, & The Meuse. 1838, London, published by Hodgson and Graves, Printsellers to Her Majesty, folio, 30 tinted lithographic views on 26 leaves, quarter red morocco, red cloth boards lettered in gilt. Water mark affecting all the plates.  €1250.00

Deacon’s Synchronological Chart of Universal History with Maps of the World’s Great Empires and a Complete Geological Diagram of the Earth Drawn By Professor Edward Hull Etc..Etc.. The Key in Seven Languages. No date, circa 1900, London, Deacon & Co., folio, half red morocco, cloth boards lettered in gilt, folding colour-printed chart mounted on linen, 5.2 metres when fully extended. A superb copy with the separate wall chart which is often missing.  €350.00