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Rare German translation of Speelman's expedition against the Kingdom of Makassar

[SPEELMAN, Cornelis Janszoon]. Journal, oder kurtze Erzehlung des Anfangs, Fort- und Aussgangs des Krieges, welcher zwischen dem König und mehrerer Regierunge des Reichs Macassar und der Oost-Indischen Compagnie der Vereinigten Niederlanden in den Jahren 1666, 1668 und 1669 geführet worden.
Hamburg, Gottfried Schulken, 1670. 4to. Disbound, preserving the original endpapers. Full description
€ 3,250
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With a map of the island and a folding plan of the city of Funchal

TAYLOR, Ellen M.

Madeira: Its scenery and how to see it. With letters of a year's residence, and lists of the trees, flowers, ferns, and seaweeds.
London, Edward Stanford, 1882. 8vo. With a wood-engraved frontispiece, a lithographed folding map of the island of Madeira and a lithographed folding plan of the city of Funchal. Also with a publisher's advertisement at the end with "books useful for visitors to Madeira" from the publisher Trübner and Co., London. Original publisher's black- and gold-blocked green cloth.

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Dutch edition of Thévenot's travels in the Levant, with Jan Luyken's splendid illustrations of 1681

THÉVENOT, Melchisedec Jean-Baptiste. Alle de gedenkwaardige en zeer naauwkeurige reizen …; mitsgaders de voornaamster byzonderheden van d'Archipel, Konstantinopolen, 't Heilige Land, Egypten, de woestynen van Arabie, Mekka …
Amsterdam, Gerrit Bos, 1731. 4to. With engraved title-page, standing portrait of the author in Eastern garb, 19 engraved plates (including 2 folding) drawn, etched and engraved by Jan Luyken. 18th-century half calf, sprinkled-paper sides, refurbished in the 19th century and with a 20th-century spine label. Full description
€ 2,500
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Portrait of the arrested Arminian preacher Slatius,
one of the conspirators in the failed attempt to assassinate the Dutch Stadholder

VISSCHER, Claes Jansz. Hendrick Danielsz Slatius, gewesene predicant tot Bleijswyck, naert 'tleven afgebeelt den 12 maert 1623.
[Amsterdam, Claes Jansz. Visscher, 1623]. Engraved illustration (22 x 12.5 cm), with an engraved title in Dutch at the head and Visscher's name at the foot, and with two letterpress poems in French on the left signed "A. Lancel."(measuring 24.5 x 25 in tital). Mounted on a larger blank leaf (36 x 41 cm). Full description
€ 750
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