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Auction archive: Lot number 64/2462

Dapper O [Africa]. Dapper, O. Naukeurige

Auction 24.05.2016
24 May 2016 - 27 May 2016
Estimate
€2,500 - €3,500
ca. US$2,827 - US$3,958
Price realised:
n. a.
Auction archive: Lot number 64/2462

Dapper O [Africa]. Dapper, O. Naukeurige

Auction 24.05.2016
24 May 2016 - 27 May 2016
Estimate
€2,500 - €3,500
ca. US$2,827 - US$3,958
Price realised:
n. a.
Beschreibung:

Dapper O [Africa]. Dapper, O. Naukeurige Beschrijvinge der Afrikaensche Gewesten van Egypten, Barbaryen, Libyen, Biledulgerid, Negroslant, Guinea, Ethiopiën, Abyssinie: vertoont in de Benamingen, Grenspalen, Steden, Revieren, Gewassen, Dieren, Zeeden, Drachten, Talen, Rijkdommen, Godsdiensten en Heerschappyen. Naukeurige Beschrijvinge der Afrikaensche Eylanden: als Madagaskar, of Sant Laurens, Sant Thomee, d'eilanden van Kanarien, Kaep de Verd, Malta, en andere. Amst., J. van Meurs, 1st ed., in , (,(; (,=,(p., title-vignette, fold. general map, p. maps, p. plates, large number of half-p. ills., contemp. blindst. vellum, folio. - Lacks the frontisp.; title-p. and first few lvs. sl. frayed; final few leaves sl. stained and sl. frayed; two plates sl. dam./ creased on fold (El Mina and Loanda); contents otherwise fine. Backcover sl. scratched; vellum sl. soiled and sl. stained. = Tiele Paulitschke rare first edition, Cat. NHSM, Mendelssohn, Kainbacher, Gay all later editions and translations. The first large general description of the African continent. The work is based on the early accounts of the Portuguese and Spanish explorers, the English works by Purchass and Jarrick, the journals and descriptions of Dutch navigators like Van Noort, Van Neck, Linschoten, Spilbergen, but especially on unpublished reports and eye-witness accounts of Dutch merchants, visitors and soldiers. Very detailed on the West Coast, where the Dutch ivory-, gold- and slave-trade flourished and on Angola (Luanda was captured by a WIC fleet in . On the settlement on the Cape only a cursory note is found, while the surrounding tribes are described with remarkable detail. The second part, devoted to the African islands, from Malta to Madagascar, includes an ample account of the French colonization of the latter. The work is famous for its splendid detailed maps and plates, i.a. engraved after drawings by Reinier Noomsz (Zeeman). SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE XLVIII. Call for price

Auction archive: Lot number 64/2462
Auction:
Datum:
24 May 2016 - 27 May 2016
Auction house:
Bubb Kuyper Veilingen
Kenaupark 30
2011 MT Haarlem
Netherlands
info@bubbkuyper.com
0031-235323986
Beschreibung:

Dapper O [Africa]. Dapper, O. Naukeurige Beschrijvinge der Afrikaensche Gewesten van Egypten, Barbaryen, Libyen, Biledulgerid, Negroslant, Guinea, Ethiopiën, Abyssinie: vertoont in de Benamingen, Grenspalen, Steden, Revieren, Gewassen, Dieren, Zeeden, Drachten, Talen, Rijkdommen, Godsdiensten en Heerschappyen. Naukeurige Beschrijvinge der Afrikaensche Eylanden: als Madagaskar, of Sant Laurens, Sant Thomee, d'eilanden van Kanarien, Kaep de Verd, Malta, en andere. Amst., J. van Meurs, 1st ed., in , (,(; (,=,(p., title-vignette, fold. general map, p. maps, p. plates, large number of half-p. ills., contemp. blindst. vellum, folio. - Lacks the frontisp.; title-p. and first few lvs. sl. frayed; final few leaves sl. stained and sl. frayed; two plates sl. dam./ creased on fold (El Mina and Loanda); contents otherwise fine. Backcover sl. scratched; vellum sl. soiled and sl. stained. = Tiele Paulitschke rare first edition, Cat. NHSM, Mendelssohn, Kainbacher, Gay all later editions and translations. The first large general description of the African continent. The work is based on the early accounts of the Portuguese and Spanish explorers, the English works by Purchass and Jarrick, the journals and descriptions of Dutch navigators like Van Noort, Van Neck, Linschoten, Spilbergen, but especially on unpublished reports and eye-witness accounts of Dutch merchants, visitors and soldiers. Very detailed on the West Coast, where the Dutch ivory-, gold- and slave-trade flourished and on Angola (Luanda was captured by a WIC fleet in . On the settlement on the Cape only a cursory note is found, while the surrounding tribes are described with remarkable detail. The second part, devoted to the African islands, from Malta to Madagascar, includes an ample account of the French colonization of the latter. The work is famous for its splendid detailed maps and plates, i.a. engraved after drawings by Reinier Noomsz (Zeeman). SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE XLVIII. Call for price

Auction archive: Lot number 64/2462
Auction:
Datum:
24 May 2016 - 27 May 2016
Auction house:
Bubb Kuyper Veilingen
Kenaupark 30
2011 MT Haarlem
Netherlands
info@bubbkuyper.com
0031-235323986
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