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ARITHMETIC - GELDER, J. DE, Allereerste Gronden der Cijferkunst, bevattende de verklaring van het Tientallig Stelsel van tellen...de behandeling der gewone en tiendeelige breuken; en bijzonderlijk de opgave en de verklaring van het nieuw ingevoerde stelsel van maten en gewigten....5th. edn.(newly enlarged and revised).
's-Gravenhage & Amsterdam, Van Cleef, 1837-'38. 2 vols. in 1. Small 8°, calfbacked marbled boards, gilt tooled spine, [3], (xii), 228pp.
On fundamentals of ciphering, incl. mathematics, according to the [then] new system of weithts & measures, publ. for schools & higher institutions of education. Literature on this subject is scarce. Good & clean copy. (bds. somewh. shaved on extremities, marginal stain in first 4pp of pt. 2).

EUR 160.00

Book nr.: 10301

ARLINGTON, VA. - Views of Beautiful Arlington, VA.
Washington D.C., Reynolds, [c. 1920 ]. Small oblong 8°, orig. pict. col. wraps (envelope), 16x11 cm. Harmonica, total length 115cm, with tog. 22 fine col. views (recto/verso) of Arlington's historical monuments & sites, with short captions on illustrations & more extensive text printed in 2 collumns inside envelope. MINT copy.

EUR 55.00

Book nr.: 10850

ARMANDO (Hendrik Dirk van Dodeweerd, 1929-), De kleine verschijnselen=Minor Incidents. English translation by Arnold Julius Pomerans (1920-). [Eerste druk; First editio, thus].
Middelburg, S.B.K.-Zeeland, 1991 Small 8°. (150x110mm.). Original blank stiff wrappers, black coloured dustjacket. [8] unnumbered pp. of texts in dutch and english and a centrefold monochrome drawing by Armando, Colophon, Biogr. note to Armando on lower inner flap of jacket, table of S.B.K.-Zeeland, Slibreeks, publications on inside front inner flap. Slibreeks nr. 25. Limited edition of 1000 copies printed.
A very interesting bi-langual literary texxts by Armando, famous dutch multi-tasking artist, performer, poet and author, theatre and television artist and performer, art collector and newspaper correspondent and columnist, active member of a variety of dutch art and literary currents as "De Nieuwe Stijl", Gard Sivik, Liga Nieuw Beelden, ec. Armando himself considers his work and performances as "Gesamtkunstwerk", an art object comprising all angles of artwork.

EUR 125.00

Book nr.: 55089

ARMANDO (Hendrik Dirk van Dodeweerd, 1929-), ARMANDO: De Verzameling Armando Museum Amersfoort. [Eerste druk; First edition].
Amersfoort, Armando Museum, 1998 Large square 8°. Blind stamped black velvet covered boards. 62pp. Many captioned monochrome plates and illusrations in text of which featuring Armando at work during hisperformances, which includes an illusrated section at rear about his T.V. parody together with Cherry Duyns:"Herelonleed", titles of chapters printed in bold silver tooled typebiography, table of sculptures, movies about Armando, theatre performances, bibliography, original CD tipped-in on verso of front cover, in its original clearview plastic bag, text on CD bound-up of facing page, [2]pp., illustrated front cover.
Dutch language survey about contents of the Armando Museum, Amersfoort City, Gelderland Province. Unfortunately the Museum caught fire in 2011, a part of the collection was saved and is now housed in the former Country Estate "Oud Amelisweerd", near Utrecht. An iteresting publication in good condition. Armando, famous dutch multi-tasking artist, performer, poet and author, theatre and television artist and performer, art collector and newspaper correspondent and columnist, active member of a variety of dutch art and literary currents as "De Nieuwe Stijl", Gard Sivik, Liga Nieuw Beelden, ec. Armando himself considers his work and performances as "Gesamtkunstwerk", an art object comprising all angles of artwork.

EUR 85.00

Book nr.: 55254

ARMSTRONG, G. [A.C.C. 229380], MALAYAN CAMPAIGN SILVER MEDAL awarded to G. Armstrong.
S.I., P. Noordhoff, s.n. [circa], 1962 he 1952 GSM (General Service Medal) is a silver medal, 36mm. wide. The obverse shows the crowned effigy of Queen Elizabeth II. The reverse shows a Nike (allegoric figure of victory) presenting an oak leave wreath to a kneeling warrior. The 32mm. wide ribbon is dark green with 2 outer stripes of deep purple. This medal has been awarded to G. Armstrong, further data are undisclosed. A very good copy of this Service Medal.

See also our other catalogues:
- GEMILANG 161: The Malay Peninusula.(2015).
- GEMILANG 172: Asia, Southeastasia and the Far East (Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, Japan, Thailand, Vietnam). (2015)
EUR 250.00

Book nr.: 56295

ARND, J.J. (ed.), Verkehrsatlas von Europa. Unter Benutzung von Dr. W. Koch und C. Opitz Eisenhahn- und Verkehrsatlas von Deutschland, Russland und der Schweiz.
Leipzig, Geographischen Anstalt J.J. Arnd, 1903 folio. Orig. pictorial & lettered cloth. Atlas with tog. 67 mainly double-spread, some also extending, coloured maps with captions and legenda at tails in german, with a separate double-page coloured key to maps of germany, an alphabetical register on VIII pp., preceding the maps, listing names of Independent Railway- and Station-companies, and a 72pp. register of railway-stations at very end.
The 1903-edition of an European Railway- and Traffic- atlas, based upon an earlier published similar Atlas compiled by W. Koch and C. Opitz, covering Germany, Russia and Switzerland only. An interesting atlas, incl. lists of european railway-stations and independent rail-way companies operating in Europe. Scarce. (binding somewh. dull, spine-ends shaved and worn, corners with some bumping an wear, first blank soiled, contents good to very good).

See also our other catalogue:
- GEMILANG 131: Atlases, Cartography, Maps & Plans (2014).
EUR 245.00

Book nr.: 42382

ARNHEM BAPTIST COMMUNITY COMMEMMORATION - Een Eeuw Doopsgezinde Gemeente. Herdenkingsgeschrift uitgegeven ter gelegenheid van het 100-jarig bestaan der Doopsgezinde Gemeente te Arnhem op 7 en 8 Juni 1952. [Originele uitgave/original edition].
[Arnhem], Doopsgezinde Gemeente, 1952 Small 8°., original printed wrappers. 52pp. Captioned black/white illustrations after photographs on 2 plates, featuring in- and exterior of Arnhem Baptist community premises, register (names) of Ministers and Ushers, table of contents.
Dutch language history of the Arnhem Baptist Community, commemmorating her centenary 1852-1952, with 4 contributions by Th. van der Veer, E. Tuininga, L.S. Meihuizen and M. Smit-Dudock. Concise characteristics of the community; historic review of Baptists at Arnhem municipality, Gelderland province; The community under Nazi oppression and banishment; the community at present (1952). Good to very good copy. Scarce. (front-edge a bit foxed).

EUR 45.00

Book nr.: 50042

ARNHEM MUNICIPAL MUSEUM PAINTINGS COLLECTION - Schilderijen Gemeentemusem Arnhem. [Eerste druk; First edition].
S.I. [Arnhem], s.n. [Gemeentemuseum], 1956 Small 8°., original printed limp wrappers. 41pp. Many captioned black/white illustrations after photographs on 20 plates out-of-text, [2]pp. of supplementary list of paintings, preface.
Descriptive catalogue to the inventory of fine old and modern masterpaintings as present in the Arnhem Municipal Museum Collection, with expert descriptions, including biographical notes to artists, prefeded by a 2pp. introduction on the history of the museum and her collection since the foundation in 1856, thus commemmorating the centenary of the Museum. Illustrations featuring masterpaintings by Solomon van Ruysdael, Master of the Bartholomeus Altar [piece], Gillis van Conixloo, Floris van Schooten, Jan van Goyen, Arent Arentsz. van der Cabel, Henric Coster (et.al.). Very fine copy.

EUR 15.00

Book nr.: 50421

ARNHEM MUNICIPAL PUBLIC RAIL TRANSPORT - Th.A. AUSSEMS (Preface), Van Omnibus tot Trolleybus, 125 jaar Openbaar Vervoer in en om Arnhem [1839-1964]. [Eerste druk; First edition].
Leiden, E.J. Brill, 1964 8°. Original cloth, gilded title on front cover and spine. Dustjacket, designed by Hans Schaareman.(xi), 167pp. Many captioned monochrome illustrations on plates illustrating tramline-carriages old and modern, many comparative tables in text and full-page of which at rear end illustrating finance data, numbers of passengers, expenditures, investments, etc. , fold. sketch-plan with legenda illustrating complete transport area, monochrome fold. plan with key illustrating municipal rail-track plan, english summary, table of contents. ["Uitgaven van de Nederlandsche Vereeniging van belangstellenden in het Spoor- en Tramwezen", Deel II].
Dutch language, with english summary, commemmorating the 125th. anniversary of Arnhem Municipal public transport by tramline and trolleybus, which includes a detailed survey of its origin, history and development also including data about numbers of personnel and passengers, rail-track expansion, investment and finance, technology and innovation, legal position and general regulations, public order. Very good copy, WITH DUSTJACKET. (tear in fronside of dustjacket skilfully restored).

EUR 60.00

Book nr.: 54031

ARNOLD, C.J.C.W.H., Apeldoorn in opkomst. De ontwikkeling van dorp en gemeente in de eerste helft van de negentiende eeuw/The rise of Apeldoorn, the development of the village and the municipality in the first half of the nineteenth century.
Zutphen, 1971 orig. bold lettered wraps. 236pp., ills. & portrs. on 4 plates, numerous figures, diagrams, tables, graphs, sketch-maps& plans in text & full-p, extensive footnotes, bibliography, register, english summary. ["Gelderse Historische Reeks", I]. Fine copy.

EUR 45.00

Book nr.: 12527

ARNOLD, Th.W., The Caliphate. First edn.
Oxford, Clarendon Press, 1924 orig. cloth. 233pp. SAID, Orientalism (1980), chapter 3 refers.
A classical study on the subject. Scarce. (ex-lib. stamp on prelim and ti.-p., a good copy however).

EUR 125.00

Book nr.: 40702

ARNOLDO (father) (compiler), Bunitesa den Secura/Schoonheid van een droog klimaat/Drought's beauty/Artistica ofrenda de la Sequía.
Willemstad, 1961 Oblong small 8°, pict. wraps., title-leave, introd. on recte by I. Debrot, [12]pp. listing tog. 295 specimens of flora & fauna, text to species in dutch, occasionally with english translation, incl. locations where species have been spotted, ills.on 5 plates o.o.t.
After a concise introd. in dutch only, printed on verso of title-page, a description of tog. 295 species are described in concise form. Plates at end depict the beauty of flora & fauna as found in the dutch Antilles. (wraps. frayed on rims).

EUR 20.00

Book nr.: 41752

ARNOLDO, M. [Father A.N. Brethern], Gekweekte en nuttige planten van de Nederlandse Antillen. Tweede herziene en vermeerderde druk [2nd. revised and enlarged edition].
Curaçao, Natuurwetenschappelijke Werkgroep Nederlandse Antillen, 1971 Large 8°, original cloth, title on front boards and spine. 279pp. Num. black/white ills. on 34 plates out of text, with captions, line-drawings in a plate, list of botanical terms, plantfamily-names in latin, identification table, bibliography, index, table of contents.
A scientific botanical vedemecum of raised and nutritional plants of the dutch territory of the Antilles, West-Indies. With extensive descriptions with latin names, occasionally translated into english, of together 661 species, including a supplement on the practical use of plants. Fine copy with an original ms. dedication in ink on hftitle, signed by author.

See also our other catalogue:
- GEMILANG 135: THE CARIBBEAN & SURINAM. (2014).
EUR 125.00

Book nr.: 47264

ARROWSMITH, G.E., Magical Mentalia.
London, Max Andrews, 1942 Small 8°, original printed thin stiff wrappers, small illustration on front cover. 66pp. frontispiece (author's portrait), black/white illustrations in text by MaxAndrews, publ. advert. on final unnumbered page.
English language textbook, featuring a great number of simple and more compllicated tricks to be performed at home. Very good copy.

EUR 25.00

Book nr.: 49891

ART GALLERY NOVA SPECTRA EXHIBITION CATALOGUE - Galerie Nova Spectra, J.W. Nieuwenhuizen Segaar, 14 Mei - 18 Juni 1960. [Tentoonstellings catalogus/exhibition catalogue].
Den Haag, Galerie Nova Spectra, 1960 Small oblong 8°., orig. coloured wrappers, title on front wrapper, stapled. [8]pp. of 4 plates illustrating work exhibited, biogr. notes and table of previous exhibits of artists on verso of plates, some general information to gallery on lower outer wrapper.
Catalogue listing and illustrating works of art by exhibiting artists (:) Alechinsky, Gillet, Jacques Doucet, Marcel Pouget, and others. Plates with captions in dutch, incl. sizes of paintings. An interesting catalogue. Good copy.

EUR 20.00

Book nr.: 46896

ARTBAUER, O.C., Die Rifpiraten und ihre Heimat. Erste Runde aus verschlossener Welt. Orig. edn.
Stuttgart, Strecker & Schröder 1911 sm.8°. orig.pict.cloth. (vi), [1](list of contents), 224pp. frontisp.(author's portr.), ills. on 17 plates after field-photos by author, some text-figs. and plans, 5 plans and sketch-maps at end, of which 2 double-p. with legenda, glossary arab words-german, registers, [8]pp. of partly illustr. publ. list at end.
A very interesting german account after personal experience & research on the Rif-Kabyles, a Berber-tribe, inhabitans of the then Spanish-Moroccan Coastal Rif-mountain range. Notorious for their sea-piracy and their rebellions against the Spanish and French, their last uprising dates from 1921. The author describes in detail daily life, means of subsistence, customs & ceremonies, marriage, divorce, death-rituals, child-raising, &c..., incl. notes on the political situation. Illustrs. depict. dwellings, cities & villages, ethnographica, 1 plan depicts the sread of Berber Rif tribes. A very fine copy. Scarce.

EUR 115.00

Book nr.: 37485

ARTIS - AMSTERDAM ZOOGUIDE, Artis voor Jong en Oud.
Amsterdam, Koninklijk Zoologisch Genoot- Koninklijk Zoologische Gezelschap, ARTIS, nd.[circa], 1935 Small oblong 8°, orig. pict. lettered col. wrappers featuring a picture of a Polar Bear. [48]pp. of text & numerous ills. of animals in the Amsterdam Zoo.
A lavishly illustrated 'guide' and impression of the animals present in the famous Amsterdam Zoo, Artis. Good to very good copy.

EUR 55.00

Book nr.: 13404

ARTIS NATURA MAGISTRA - [AMSTERDAM ZOO "ARTIS"], Artis. [with continuation "Dieren"].
Amsterdam, Koninklijk Zoologisch Genootschap "Artis Natura Magistra", [1961-1989]. Year 7-8(1961-1963); Year 11-30 (1963-1985) (all publ. under the original title "Artis"), 11 vols. With Continuation: "Dieren" [Animals], year 1-4 (1985-1989). Bi-montly publication. Tog. in 13 vols. large 8°. Orig. cloth binders, title on front boards, private paper-labels at spine-ends. Orig. col. glossy wraps. preserved. Circa 4000pp. dutch text. Lavishly illustrated in black-and-white, with local adverts relating to the subject, and occasional lists of contents added.
A lavishly illustrated run of this dutch bi-montly as published by the [dutch] Royal Zoological Society Artis Natura Magistra, Koninklijk Zoologisch Genootschap "Artis Natura Magistra", containing num. expert-artt. on all kinds of animals in general and as present in the famous Amsterdam Zoo commonly called "Artis", incl. information for youths on the subject and special events as births seldomly occurring with exclusive species kept in captivity. After the 30th year of publication in 1985 the periodical was continued on a new name:"Dieren", or Animals, being a combined publication of the Amsterdam Zoo "Artis" and the so-called "Blijdorp" Zoo, Rotterdam. Set in excellent condition (Chronology of the continuation has been misprinted: year 2-3 and 4-5, should be read as year 1-2, 3-4)

EUR 475.00

Book nr.: 41817

ARTIS ZOO GUIDE - Artis-gids.
[Amsterdam], Koninklijk Zoologisch Genootschap Natura Artis Magistra, s.d. [circa], 1960 sm.8°. orig. pict. col. wraps. 32pp. many text-ills. depict. animals present in the Zoo, fold. col. centre-fold. plan of the Zoo, with extensive key printed at tail, table printed on verso of plan, list of contents printed inside lower outer wrap.
A lavishly illustrated guide, to the Amsterdam Municipal Zoo "Artis", supplying ample information for the visitor. Table on verso of map supplies information on a number of the larger animals as the Elephant (both african and indian), the camel, lion, bengal tiger, brown bear, hippopotamus, chimpansee, orang-oetan, gorilla, turtle and rhinoceros and feeding-times of animals incl. a general notice on nutrition of animals in general. Good copy.

EUR 75.00

Book nr.: 40743

ARTISANAT - CONSTRUCTION MANUAL - EVERY MAN HIS OWN MECHANIC. A Complete and Comprehensive Guide to every description of Constructive and Decorative work that may be done by the Amateur Artisan at Home and in the Colonies.5th edn.
London-N.Y., n.d.[c. 1890 ]. Small thick 8°, orig. richly gilt & black lettered cloth, richly gilt tooled & lettered spine, (xii), 816pp., frontisp., 750 wood-cuts in text, [17]pp. of occas. ills. adverts, also printed inside boards, & publ. list, indexed.
An excellent, exhaustive & lavishly illustrated technical manual for the amateur covering a.o. household carpentry & joinery, ornamental & constructive carpentry, household building art & practice,&c...&c...A very good & attractive copy. (tail of spine skilfully restored).

EUR 160.00

Book nr.: 13022
     

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