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WILLIGEN, Adriaan van der. Aanteekeningen op eene reize van Parijs naar Napels, door het Tirolsche en van daar door Zwitserland en langs den Rhijn terug naar Holland.
Haarlem, Adriaan Loosjes, (back of half-title parts 2-4: Utrecht, G. Post), 1811-1813. 4 parts in 2 volumes. Large 8vo. With an engraved title-page to the first part (with a stipple-engraved medallion portrait of the author) and 13 engraved plates by J. P. Visscher Bender. Contemporary half calf, gold-tooled spines. Full description
€ 4,000
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17th-century plan of the battle of Woerden

[MAP - MILITARY - LOW COUNTRIES - WOERDEN]. La defaitte des Hollandois devant Voerden par les troupes du Roy commandez par le Duc de Luxembourg le 10e d'octobre 1672.
[Ca. 1672]. Manuscript plan (33 x 41.5 cm) on paper, in pen with bright watercolour and many coloured details. With unfinished panels in upper left and lower right corners. Full description
€ 1,500
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"An excellent little life of Cook"

YOUNG, George. The life and voyages of captain James Cook, drawn up from his journals, and other authentic documents; and comprising much original information.
Paris, Baudry (back of half-title: printed by J. Smith), 1836. 12mo. 19th-century tanned half sheepskin, with "Lycée de Versailles" in gold on front board. Full description
€ 750
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