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21 points for discussion at a meeting of the directors of the WIC, several concerning the slave trade

[WIC - MANUSCRIPT]. Poincten van deliberatie op welke de Heeren Gecommitteerden uyt de resp[ectiev]e ... cameren van de generale geoctr[oyeerd]e West Indische Compagnie, door prosidiale camer beschreven sijn, ter vergaderinge van de Thienen, omme sig op den 4e ... July te laten vinden tot Amsterdam, ende dinsdagh daeraenvolgende sullende wesen den 5 dito, precise int besoigne te treeden.
Amsterdam, 10 June 1678. Folio (36.5 x 24 cm). Manuscript in Dutch, written on laid paper in dark brown ink. Sewn, with the final blank and its conjugate stub forming a wrapper. Full description
€ 4,750
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Voyage to the Dutch East Indies via South America

WILLINCK, Isaac Petrus Marie. Reize om Kaap Hoorn langs de westkust van Zuid-Amerika, door de Stille Zuid-Zee naar de Philippijnsche Eilanden en verder door de Chinesche Zee naar Batavia, gedaan in de jaren 1823 en 1824, met Z.M. korvet Lynx.
Breda, Broese and comp., 1835. 1 of 2 volumes. Large 8vo (22 x 13 cm). With a lithographed frontispiece and lithographed title-page with illustration. Later half sheepskin. Full description
€ 350
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First edition of the first major collection of Jesuit letters
from Japan, India, the Moluccas, Macao and Brazil,
many published here for the first time

XAVIER, Francis, Luís FRÓIS and others. Epistolae Japanicae, de multorum gentilium in variis insulis ad Christi fidem per Societatis nominis Jesu theologos conversione. In quibus etiam mores, leges, locorumque situs, luculenter descibuntur. [Volume 2: Epistolae ... gentilium ad Christi ... Societatis Jesu theologos. Pars altera.].
Louvain, Rutger Velpius, 1569. 2 volumes bound as 1. 8vo. Contemporary gold- and blind-tooled calf. Full description
€ 15,000
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Zoological expedition in North America, with 45 lithographed plates

YARROW, Henry Crécy and George Montague WHEELER. Reports upon the zoological collections obtained from portions of Nevada, Utah, California, Colorado, New Mexico, and Arizona, during the years 1871, 1872, 1873, and 1874.
Washington, Government printing office, 1875. Large 4to (29.5 x 23 cm). With 45 lithographed plates (including 28 chromolithographed). Brown cloth. Full description
€ 450
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Important history of Peru

ZARATE, Augustin de. Histoire de la découverte et de la conquête du Perou.
Paris, Compagnie des Libraires, 1742. 2 volumes. 12mo. With engraved frontispiece, folding engraved map of Peru, and 11 (of 13) engraved plates (of which one folding). Contemporary calf. Full description
€ 500
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A novel about the California Gold Rush

ZIMMERMAN, W.F.A. (pseudonym of Carl Gottfried Wilhelm VOLLMER). Californie en de goudkoorts. Togten in het westen van Noord-Amerika. Het leven en de zeden der goudgravers, Mormonen en Indianen.
Amsterdam, P.M. van der Made, 1864. 2 volumes. 8vo. With a tinted lithographed frontispiece to each volume. Publisher's original printed stiff paper wrappers. Full description
€ 2,500
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