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Dutch trade, whaling, herring fishery, etc., with magnificent views of the harbours of the Netherlands
and the Dutch East Indies ca. 1772-ca. 1781, including a wide variety of boats and ships

AA, Cornelis van der (illustrated by Dirk de JONG & Hendrik KOBELL jr.). Atlas van de zeehavens der Bataafsche Republiek, die van Batavia en Onrust. Mitsgaders de afbeeldingen van de haring visscherij en de walvisch vangst. In een-en-dertig kunstplaaten naar het leven afgebeeld ...
Amsterdam, Evert Maaskamp, [printed by Paul Etienne Briët?], 1805. Large folio (39.5 x 28.5 cm). With a finely engraved title-page in various styles of decorated lettering and flourishes, executed by Klockhoff, and 31 double-page engraved views (ca. 28.5 x 39.5 cm) showing Dutch harbours with a wide variety of sailing boats and ships, the harbours of Batavia and the island Onrust in the Dutch East Indies (now Djakarta and Pulau Kapal in Indonesia), and 2 views of herring fishing and whaling.
With the loosely inserted "prospectus" (actually an advertisement issued on publication):
[MAASKAMP, Evert]. Berigt aan kooplieden, zeevarenden en verzamelaars van vaderlandsche kunstprinten.
[Amsterdam], [Evert Maaskamp], printed by Paul Etienne Briët, [1805]. 4to (27.5 x 22 cm).
Contemporary boards (including a paperboard spine), as issued by the publisher. XII, 135, [1 blank] pp. plus engraved title-page, 31 plates and the loosely inserted prospectus. Full description
€ 14,500
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Rare last but one (4to) edition of the Amsterdam pharmacopoea

[AMSTERDAM - PHARMACOPOEIA]. Pharmacopoea Amstelaedamensis renovata.
Amsterdam, Pieter van den Berge, 1726. 4to. With large woodcut of a hand holding the emblem of Asclepios, flanked by two women in a pharmacy in a cartouche, underneath the coat-of-arms of Amsterdam, flanked by two lions on the title-page (see: Daems/Vandewiele, p. 50), woodcut initials, title printed in red and black. Calf over boards, corner pieces and a center piece (coat-of-arms of Amsterdam with the initials P.V.D.B. underneath, in a laurel wreath) on both sides, gilt binding edges, gilt edges. (8), 164, [8] pp. Full description
€ 1,250
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Official pharmacopoeias's of Amsterdam and London bound together

[AMSTERDAM - PHARMACOPOEIA]. [TULP, Nicolaes]. Pharmacopoea Amstelredamensis, senatus auctoritate munita & recognita. Editio quinta.
Amsterdam, Joan Blaeu, 1650. With a woodcut coat of arms of the city of Amsterdam on title-page.
With: (2) [LONDON - PHARMACOPOEIA]. [ROYAL COLLEGE OF PHYSICIANS]. Pharmacopoeia Londinensis collegarum.
London, [s.n.], 1662. 2 works in 1 volume. 16mo. Contemporary vellum, new endpapers. 134, [10] pp.; [18], “371” [=369], [21] pp. Full description
€ 1,250
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Rare fourth edition of the Amsterdam pharmacopoeia in Dutch, with a title print by Jan Luyken

[AMSTERDAM - PHARMACOPOEIA]. [TULP, Nicolaes and Pieter BERNAGIE (translator)]. Pharmacopaea Amstelredamensis, of d'Amsterdammer apotheek, in welke allerlei medicamenten, zijnde tot Amsterdam in 't gebruik, konstiglijk bereid worden. Als ook des selfs krachten en manier van ingeven. Den vierden druk ...
Amsterdam, Jan ten Hoorn, 1690. 12mo. With an engraved title-page by Jan Luyken, showing the interior of an apothecary. Contemporary vellum. [8], “210” [=208], [12] = 228 pp. Full description
€ 2,750
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Rare 1701 edition of the Amsterdam pharmacopoeia, printed in Leiden

[AMSTERDAM - PHARMACOPOEIA]. Pharmacopoea Amstelredamensis, in qua medicamenta, quae Amstelodami in usu sunt, artificiose praeparantur ut et eorum vires et doses.
Leiden, Cornelis Boutesteyn, 1701. 12mo. With engraved frontispiece (repeated on the verso). Contemporary calf, ribbed, each board with a frame of gold double fillets, brown morocco spine label, red sprinkled edges. [8], 189, [19] pp. Full description
€ 1,500
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Very rare sixth edition of the Amsterdam pharmacopoeia in Dutch, with an engraved title-page by Jan Luyken

[AMSTERDAM - PHARMACOPOEIA]. [TULP, Nicolaes and Pieter BERNAGIE (translator)]. Pharmacopoea Amstelredamensis, of d'Amsterdammer apotheek...
Amsterdam, Jan ten Hoorn, 1706. 12mo. With an engraved title-page by Jan Luyken and a woodcut vignette of a vase on the title-page. Vellum (ca. 1900?), manuscript title on spine. 202, [14] pp. Full description
€ 2,250
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