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Four pamphlets on the first Anglo-Dutch war and Admiral Tromp's role

[ANGLO-DUTCH WAR]. Engelschen alarm: of oorlogs-teyken.
Amsterdam, Hendrik van der Stegen, 1652.
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(2) Engelschen oorlog, . . .
Rotterdam, Jan van Dalen, 1652.
(3) TROMP, Maarten. Copie vande brief vanden manhaftigen Admirael Tromp aende . . . Staten Generael . . .
[Amsterdam?], 1652.
(4) Notabel proef-stuck, van de oude manhaftigheyt der Hollanders en Bataviers op zee, . . .
Haarlem, Dominicus Jansz. de Gaver, 1652. 4 works in 4 volumes. 4to. Ad 4 in later brown paper wrappers, the others disbound. Full description
€ 1,250
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Three pamphlets on peace

[DUTCH REPUBLIC - POLITICS]. Tractaet van vrede, tusschen de Heeren Staten Generael Der Vereenichde Nederlanden: Ende den heere bisschop van Munster. Gesloten ende onderteeckent tot Cleve, den 19 April 1666. Uyt het Latijn overgeset.
[Amsterdam, 1666]. 
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(2) [DUTCH REPUBLIC - ENGLAND - POLITICS]. Vervolgh tweede deel van 't discours over den tegenwoordigen toestant, ende apparetien van vreede, tusschen Engelant, ende vereende Provintien. Verhandelt met een Fransman,  Engelsman, Hollander, Sweedt, ende Deen. Rotterdam, Floris Ghijssen, 1667.
(3) [DUTCH REPUBLIC - NAVIGATION - POLITICS]. Tractaet de marine, tusschen den grootmachtighsten Prince Carel de II. Koningh van Groot Brittannien, &c. ter eenre: en de Ho. Mog. Heeren Staten Generael der Vereenighde Nederlanden, ter andere zyde. Geslooten inden Hage den 17 Februarij 1668. Rotterdam, Joris Redelickhuysen, 1668. 4to. 3 works in 1 volume. 19th-century boards. Full description
€ 525
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The division of Oregon Country between Britain and the United States of America

FÉDIX, P.A. L'Orégon et les côtes de l'Océan Pacifique du Nord, aperçu géographique, statistique et politique, avec une carte du pays d'après les documens les plus récens.
Paris, Librairie de Amyot (printed by Éd. Proux et Cie), 1846. 8vo. With a large folding map (40 x 52.5 cm) depicting what the United States called Oregon Country, dated 1846 and partly coloured in outline. Modern maroon half morocco. Full description
€ 9,500
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Enlarged third edition of the first printed secular Scottish songbook

FORBES, John (publisher). Cantus, songs and fancies, to severall musicall parts. Both apt for voices and viols. With a brief introduction to musick, ... The third edition, exactly corrected and enlarged. Together also, with several of the choisest Italian-songs, and New English-Ayres, all in three parts, (viz.) two treebles and a bass.
Aberdeen, John Forbes, 1682. Small oblong 4to (12.5 x 16 cm). With a facsimile woodcut title-page (with woodcut arms on the back), a general letterpress title-page (with the woodcut arms of King Charles Stuart on the back), a full-page woodcut of a human hand, and musical scores throughout. 19th-century brown morocco. Full description
€ 6,000
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French edition of Forster’s acclaimed and influential Ansichten vom Niederrhein

FORSTER, Georg. Voyage philosophique et pittoresque, sur les rives du Rhin, a Liège, dans la Flandre, le Brabant, la Hollande, l'Angleterre, la France, etc. fait en 1790, ...
Paris, F. Buisson and Charles Pougens, l'an VIII [= 1800]. 3 volumes. 8vo. With a folding engraved map of Great Britain and 9 folding engraved views of famous English buildings. Contemporary mottled, tanned sheepskin (tree pattern), gold-tooled spines. Full description
€ 2,650
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First editions of John Gay's fables, with 67 engraved illustrations

GAY, John. Fables.
London, printed for J. Tonson and J. Watts, 1727 (volume 1); printed for J. and P. Knapton, and T. Cox, 1738 (volume 2). 2 volumes. 4to. Volume 1 with an engraved illustration on the title-page, and 51 further engraved illustrations. Volume 2 with an engraved frontispiece, showing Gay's memorial monument, a small engraved author's portrait on title-page, and 16 engraved plates. Green morocco (ca. 1900), richly gold-tooled spine and turn-ins, gold fillets on boards and board-edges (Riviere & son). Full description
€ 5,000
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Seven pamphlets on the Glorious Revolution and the Nine Years' War

[GLORIOUS REVOLUTION]. De Engelsche marsch; versien met allerlei soorten van nieuwe onvergelijkelijke verrekykers, en brillen. Vertonende den tegenwoordigen staat van alle Koninkrijken en landen van Europa. Met een korte verbeeldinge van de afkomste, het leven en de daden van Pater Peters; en een dispuit tusschen hem en een Engelsch Protestant.
Amsterdam, Cornelis Maertense, 1689.
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(2) Twede deel van de Engelsche marsch, version met allerlei soorten van nieuwe onvergelijkelijke verrekykers en brillen... en een cathalogus van eenige koddige boekken die hy voor den Prins van Wallis heeft gekogt.
Amsterdam, Cornelis Maertense, 1689.
(3) Nieuwe geinventeerde brillen, voor alderhande gesichten, op de mode geslepen, op verscheyde slypsteenen.
[Amsterdam?], 1688.
(4) Nieuwe geinventeerde brillen, voor alderhande gesigten. Op de mode gesleepen, op verscheyde slypsteenen. Twede deel.
[Amsterdam?], 1688.
(5) De wonderlycke verrekyker siende in alle hoecken van de Europise werelt.
[Amsterdam?], 1688.
(6) De geest van Carel de V. verschenen aen Volkert, t'samenspraak houdende over de affaire van den tijd.
[Amsterdam?], 1688.
(7) De Franse quacksalver, of de boere klap beurs. Versien met veelderley koopluyden, of liefhebbers van alle nieuwe tydingen.
Groningen, Tjerk Velsen, 1689. 7 works in 1 volume. 4to. Contemporary red half roan (sheepskin). Full description
€ 2,250
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Queen Charlotte Sophia's copy, with 104 coloured proof plates, 104 uncoloured plates in final form, 4 additional coloured plates and an original dedicatory watercolour drawing

MILLER, John. Illustratio systematis sexualis Linnaei, ... | An illustration of the sexual system of Linnaeus, ...
London, published and sold by the author at his house ..., [1770-]1777. 3 volumes. Imperial folio (54 x 38 cm). Richly engraved frontispiece with medallion portraits of Miller and Linnaeus at the head, 3 identical engraved title-pages, 2 series of engraved botanical plates, each series printed from the same 104 plates, but that in volume 1  in proof-states and beautifully hand-coloured, that in volumes 2 & 3 in black and white with titles and imprints, and 4 further plates, numbered I-IV, showing 178 varieties of leaves, finely hand-coloured. With a full-page allegorical dedicatory pen and watercolour drawing for Queen Charlotte of England on the end-leaf before the frontispiece of the first volume, and a professionally lettered index covering all 3 volumes, specially made for this dedication copy, at the end of volume 3. Contemporary uniform gold-tooled mottled calf, richly gold-tooled spine. Full description
€ 60,000
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