London: Daily Telegraph, 1914. Mounted plates, most in color. 4to, white cloth, cloth soiled, corners lightly bumped, front flyleaf and last blank page foxed. (London): Daily Telegraph, (1914).
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Paris: Weber, 1973. Illustrated in both color and black-and-white. 53pp., tall thin 8vo, decorative printed wrappers; some wear to the spine. Paris: Galerie de France et Weber, (1973). A very good copy.
Map. Lithograph. Sheet measures 23 x 15.5 inches. Shows some wear along original fold lines, otherwise in very good condition. A charming tourist map of Ghent with museums, monuments, and other sites of interest indicated.
Antwerp: Ludion, 2005. Photographs by Christine Bastin & Jacques Evrard. Beautifully illustrated with hundreds of photographs. 223pp., 4to, cloth, d.w.; very minor wrinkling to lower front edge of dust wrapper. Antwerp: Ludion, (2005). A fine copy in a near fine dust wrapper.
Leipzig: Baedeker, 1910. 19 color folding maps, 37 plans, 489pp., small 8vo, red cloth, d.w.; (lightly chipped). Leipzig: Baedeker, 1910. Very Good.
The Hague: Anna Beek. Map. Engraving with original hand coloring. Image measures 15 x 18". Sheet measures 21 x 25". This scarce map by Anna Beek depicts the Belgian city of Ath under attack by French troops during the Nine Years' War (1688--1697). Dating to approximately 1725, the map shows the siege of 1697, in which French troops stationed around the fortified city attempted to win it from Spanish control. The city's fortifications, walls, and surrounding moats are all depicted...
The Hague: Anna Beek, 1703. Map. Engraving with original hand coloring. Image measures 18 x 15". Sheet measures 25 x 21". Battle plan from 'A collection of plans of fortifications and battles', 1684-1709, depicting The War of the Spanish Succession. Chips to margins and some creases. Anna Beek was a late-17th century publisher and engraver of maps based in the Hague. Her detailed maps and battle plans are often found in composite atlases and have become highly valued due to...
(1) Ordonnance du Roy, pour la levee... du 25 Decembre 1746. 4 pages. Paris, 1746. (2) De Par le Roy Jaen Moreau ... Intendant en Flanders & des Armees du Roy. En conformite de l'Ordonnance du Roy du 25 Decembre 1746 ... Lille, January 3, 1747. 6 pages. (3) Instruction pour Mrs. les Commissaires des Guerres, signed De Sechelle and dated January 3, 1747. 5 pages. 1747. (4) Declaration du Roi donnee a Anvers le 7 juin 1746 pour l'administration...
Gent: Snoeck-Ducaju & Zoon, 1994. Illustrated in both color and black & white. xvii + 197pp., 4to, cloth, d.w. Gent: Snoeck-Ducaju & Zoon, (1994). A near fine copy in a very good dust wrapper.
New York: Wittenborn, Schultz, Inc., 1948. Cover and typography by Paul Rand. Illustrated in b/w and color, with tipped-in frontispiece in b/w. 49pp. Slim 4to, black printed wrappers. New York: Wittenborn, Schultz, Inc., 1948. A near fine copy.
Tielt: Lannoo, 1992. Hundreds of color illustrations. 637pp., very thick 4to, yellow cloth, d.w., board slipcase. Tielt: Lannoo, (1992). A fine copy in a fine dust wrapper.
Leipzig: Schumann, 1908. 50 (i.e. 49) plates, one folding, tissue guards. 53pp. of double column text. Folio, cont. boards rebacked with cloth. Leipzig: Schumann, 1908. Zweite Auflage. Very good. A study on the leading representative of the early Flemish school of Antwerp and on the origin of Italianate elements in Netherlandish art.
Brussels: 1957. Quand les Autres Nous Jugent. Illustrated with numerous color plates. 217pp. Thick 4to, vellum-backed boards; uncut edges, top edge gilt, boxed. Bruxelles, 1957. A fine copy in a very good slipcase. Signed by the author on the limitation page.
Frontispiece and several other illustrations. 520pp. Short thick 8vo, handsomely rebound in full crimson morocco; extra gilt spine with raised bands, marbled page edges. No publisher listed, circa 1880. A fine copy.
New York: Galerie Chalette, 1963. Illus., a few in color. 29pp. Square 12mo, pr. wrs., pictorial wrappers, wrappers very lightly soiled. New York: Galerie Chalette, 1963. Very good Exhibition catalogue.
Ghent: E. Story-Scientia, 1978. Illus., color folding map. 8vo, blue cloth, d.w. lightly soiled. Ghent: E. Story-Scientia, (1978). History of Flanders.
London: Architectural Press, 1928. 26 full-page color plates. xvi + 113pp., 4to, purple cloth, d.w.; lower corners bumped, dust wrapper faded with several tears. London: The Architectural Press, 1928. Internally fine, a very good copy A Re-Issue of the Complete Set of the Exceedingly Scarce and Beautiful Delineations of Continental Cities, printed in Colours with Descriptive Notes to each Plate, and an Introduction by E. Beresford Chancellor.
New York: Portland House, 1969. Preface by Felix Timmermans. Frontispiece + 104 plates in full color and 34 in black & white. Tall 4to, black cloth, d.w. New York: Portland House, (1969). Near fine.
Venice: Coronelli, Vincenzo, 1695. Map. Copper plate engraving with hand outline color. Image measures 17" x 23.25". Nice dark impression of Namur region in central Belgium. Includes several coats of arms. Handwritten in red ink "Forest de Ardennes". Small tear to lower margin. A few small scattered stains. Published by Vincenzo Coronelli (1650-1718), a Venetian map and globe maker. He obtained his Doctor of Theology in 1673 in Rome and became the cosmographer to the Republic of Venice in 1684.
Amsterdam. Map. Engraving with original hand color. Image measures 20" x 22.5". Beautiful map of the Namur region of Belgium. Originally published by Justus Danckerts, this is an unusual edition by his son Theodore, who inserted his own name in the title. Margins are cropped, minor scattered foxing. Tiny tear to upper left corner.
London: Hakluyt Society, 1979. Ed. by J. R. Hale. 3 Illus., folding map. 8vo, blue cloth, d.w. lightly soiled, otherwise very good. London: Hakluyt Society, 1979.
Haarlem: Limited Editions Club, 1934. The first complete translation into English by Allan Ross MacDougall with Illustrations by Richard Floethe. 278pp. Printed in double columns. Small folio, gilt-stamped cloth; board slipcase. Haarlem: The Limited Editions Club, 1934. Near fine. The nationalistic literary masterpiece of Belgium. One of 1500 numbered copies, signed by the illustrator.
Gent: Snoeck-Ducaju & Zoon, 1997. 72 color plates, plus many other illustrations in both color and black & white. 197pp., 4to, green cloth, d.w.; dust wrapper very lightly rubbed. Gent: Snoeck-Ducaju & Zoon, (1997). A fine copy in a very good (+) dust wrapper.
illus. 8vo, cloth, d.w.; (d.w. lightly chipped). London: Thames and Hudson, (1958). Prehistory of the Netherlands and Belgium.
Amsterdam. Map. Uncolored engraving. Image measures 15.5" x 20". Beautiful and unusually rendered map of Limbourg in southeastern Belgium. The Vesdre River winds around and through farmland, the hills and the fortress. Tiny scenes, houses and animals dot the landscape. Includes two coats of arms. Originally published in "Theatrum Praecipuarum Totius Europae Urbium" (town book of Europe), circa 1693. Expert repairs to centerfold, a few small tears to bottom edge. Margins have been cropped. Frederick de Wit (1629/30--1706) was one...