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BALFOORT, D.J., Toonladders en gebroken Accoorden ten dienste hen hen die zich voor eenig erken examen in het Vioolspel willen voorbereiden/Gammes et Accords brisés à l'usage des candidats aux examens de Violon officiellement reconnus. 5de druk (5th edn.).
Amsterdam, G. Alsbach, s.d. [circa], 1923 sm. 4°. recent cloth, orig. wraps. laid-down. 63pp. of sheet-music, incl. bi-lingual preface by André Spoor, and list of contents in dutch/french, printed in 2 collumns.
Accord and broken chords, heing violon-studies for students of the Royal Dutch Conservatory The Hague, preparing their examinations. This 5th edn. NOT listed in Royal Dutch Library, KB. Good copy.

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- GEMILANG CATALOGUE 189: The Violin-Die Violine-De Viool (2014).
EUR 75.00

Book nr.: 42474

BALFOORT, Dirk J. [1886-1962], De Viool en hare Meesters. Ten dele vrij bewerkt naar Jos. Wilh. Von Wasielewski. [Eerste druk; First dutch language edition, thus].
's-Gravenhage, J. Philip Kruseman, 1926 Large 8°. Original publ. cloth, bold black type covertitle, repeated on spine. Dustjacket. 288pp. Captioned monochrome frontispiece, many captioned monochrome plates and illustrations in text featuring portraits of famous master violin constructors, musicians and composers, monochrome figures in text illustrating details of the violin under construction, facsim. illustrations after archivalia (letters and compositions), detailed list of editorial material included, index of personal namestable of contents. ADDED 2 original dutch langyhage pressclippings, both illustrated and one full-page about violins and recollections about Strawinski (with portrait) by Tamara Karsavina, both loosely inserted.
Dutch language detailed historic survey and investigation into the history and development of famous european violin master players and composers, beginning with the era before Corelli (Italy), including detailed biographical data. Preceded by an inquiry into the construction of famous violins. The work includes data edited after Jos. Wilh. Wasielewski, with an index at rear. Good to very good copy. (stain in left margin of lower outer part of dustjacket).

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- GEMILANG CATALOGUE 189: The Violin-Die Violine-De Viool (2014).
EUR 115.00

Book nr.: 54768

BALKEMA, A., Vademecum voor de Houthandelaar, Architect, annemer, timmerman en bouwondernemer. Dedre [licht verbeterde] druk [Third slightly corrected edition].
Haarlem-Culemborg-Antwerpen-Keulen, H. Stam, 1964 12°. (14x11cm.). Original printed limp wrappers. 94pp. of tables, calculations at rear end, advertism. on verso of front cover.
Dutch language detailed vademecum on behalf of timer delers, architects, contractors, carpenters and construction entrepreneurs, including volume calculations at rear end. Very good copy. (first word on ti.-p. partly obscured but still readable owner's rubber stamp, repeatedon page 5 of introduction].

EUR 30.00

Book nr.: 52649

BALLET YVONNE GEORGI - Die Geschöpfe des Prometheus. Choreografische compositie in drie bedrijven van Yovonne Georgi./El Sombrero de Tres Picos ("Le Tricorne"). Ballet in Twee bedrijven van G. Martinez Sierra naar den roman van P.A. de Alarcon. [official programme].
Amsterdam, Wagnervereeniging, 1939 Original printed wrappers, stapled. [6]pp. of text, including 2 plates of which 1 portrait, other plate after a woodcut, 2pp. with cast and further information on both ballets to be performed, dutch language synopsis to both ballets on final unnumbered lve., excerpt of next performances at Amsterdam municipal theatre printed inside lower outer wrapper, Carlton hotel advertism. printed inside front wrapper, inviting spectators to a "Grand Souper Dansant" after the final act at their premises.
Programme to an extraordinary performance of two ballets at Amsterdam municipal theatre, as orgenized and offered by the [Amsterdam] Wagner Association, April 19, 1939. (some wrinkling to lower right corner of programme, ow. well preserved).

EUR 15.00

Book nr.: 47554

BALSAN, F., The Sheep and the Chevrolet. A Journey through Kurdistan. Orig. edn.
London, Paul Elek, 1947 sm.8°. orig. cloth. Hftitle(verso blank). 176pp. frontisp., ills. on 15 plates after orig. field photos by author, small sketch-map in text.
Travel and advarture in Kurdistan. Good copy. (bds. somewh. dull & dusty).

EUR 60.00

Book nr.: 40473

BALZAC, HONORÉ DE (Le Sieur de Balzac), Les Contes Drolatiques; colligez ez Abbayes de Touraine et mis en Lumière par Le Sieur de Balzac; pour l'Esbattement des Pantagruelistes et Non Adultes....[Édition originale; original edition, thus.].
Paris, Gibert Jeune, [....], 1940 Small 4°., original blank wrappers with publisher's dustjacket (sous jacquette de l'éditeur), cover title printed in red and black with a handcoloured illustration at tail after a drawing by DUBOUT. Hftitle (verso with publ. provenance), ti.-p. printed in red and black with a handcoloured portrait. 368pp. Handcoloured frontispiece, 124 handcoloured illustrations after drawings by DUBOUT, table of contents.
Famous literary and humorous work by Honoré de Balzac with illustrations by Dubout, published in a limited edition of 3000 numbered copies, this copy bears nr. 18. Untrimmed copy printed with wide margins. Although imprint provenance supplies 1940 as publishing date, date after private signature of previous owner lists 1939. Very good copy. (a little bit dog-eared due to shelving).

EUR 225.00

Book nr.: 50410

BANCO AGRICOLA VENEZUELA REPORT: El Banco Agricola Y Pecuario en su Vigesimo Quinto aniversario 1928-1953. [First edition].
Caracas, Banco Agricola, 1953 Small 4°. Original limp wrappers. Covertitle in bold brown type. 63pp. frontispiece (coloured full lemgth portrait of executive Bak President in military uniform, Many coloured illustrations after original watercolours featuring Venezuela agrucultural sceneries, many cpationed monochrome illustrations featuring in-and exteriors of Bank premises, 3 monochrome portraits on a plate featuring founding directors, another group-portrait of then board of directors and other portraits, many comparative data in text of which illustrating exports, balances 1929 compared with 1952, members-lists of various consulting boards.
Spanish language commemmorative publication celebrating the Silver Jubilee of the Venezuela Agricultural Bank, 1928-1953. Well illustrated and documented. Good copy. (a little bit dog-eared).

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EUR 75.00

Book nr.: 55414

BANDUNG AREA ORDINANCE MAP - Java & Madura: Bandung. Sheet 39/XXXIX.-C. For use by War and Navy Deparment Agencies only. Not for Sale or Distribution. First edition AMS I [reprinted after a dutch map 1940].
S.I. [Washington D.C.], s.n., 1943 Large coloured multi-folded paper ordinance map Bandung and surroundings, 1: 50.000. (55x45cm.). Conversion table, metres-feet and index to sheets printed at left margin of map, provenance and extensive key/legenda printed at tail margin of map.
Odd sheet (39/XXIX C out of six A-F) of this Bandung ordinance map, provisional G.S.G.S. 4202. Prepared under the direction of the Chief of Engineers, U.S. Army 1943. Copied from a dutch map 1940. Good copy. (some wear to folds, tear at fold skilfully restored with clearview acidfree tape).

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- GEMILANG 142: JAVA & THE JAVANESE (2014).
- GEMILANG 181: EPHEMERA & MEMORABILIA: Southeast Asia & the Western World (2014).
EUR 55.00

Book nr.: 47754

BANGMA, O.S., Almanak, voor het Schrikkel-Jaar 1824. Voorzien van eene aanwyzing der Jaar-, Paarden-, Beesten- en Leermarkten welke in het Koningryk der Nederlanden gehouden worden, alsmede van het varen der Trekschuiten en Beurtschepen, en het vertrek der Posten en Postwagens. Nevens op- en Ondergang. Orig. edn.
Amsterdam, Gebroeders Van Staden, 1824 sm. 8°. Orig. thin stiff green coloured overlapping vellum. [5] blank unnumbered leaves, 20pp. preceding title-page, being a dedication to the commissioners of the Amsterdam Brokers'office and other Amsterdam brokers by Willem Frensen (verso blank), name-list of the Commissioners of the Brokers' Office, printed within an ornamental typographical border (verso blank), name-list of 553 non-jewish Amsterdam brokers, of which nr. 1-510 with date of their demise, printed on page [3]-17 (verso blank and unnumbered); name-list of tog. 26 Jewish brokers at Amsterdam, of which nrs. 23 (Samson Levien Jacobson) and 24(Marcus van Praag) without date of demise, printed on page 19-20. Title-page with Amsterdam municipal Coat-of-Arms printed at tail, verso with calender for January 1824, 12 half-page copper-engravings symbolizing month concerned, calendar and important data printed on versos, followed by 11 unnumbered printed leaves supplying information on important events as annual-, horse-, cattle-, husbandry-, and general fairs throughout the Kingdom of the Netherlands, Zodiacal signs and phases of the moon.
An interesting dutch language Almanack for the leap-year 1824, interleaved copy in very fine condition. Rare.

EUR 350.00

Book nr.: 43927

BANKING- De Balans van 225 jaar. Een korte schets van de geschiedenis van ons huis. De ontwikkeling van het bedrijf in de laatste jaren.
's-Hertogenbosch, Van Lanschot Bankers, 1962 Small 8°, original limp wraps., 57pp., frontisp., 4 plates of which 1 extended, bearing portrs., profit & loss-account to the year 1962.
Commemmorates 225 years of banking by Van Lanschot Bankers, in which a profit- & loss-account has been published for the first time in the period of existence. Fine copy.

EUR 20.00

Book nr.: 10245

BÄR, A.L.S., Wat is Vrijmetselarij? Leiddraad voor een gesprek. Orig. edn.
Bussum, C.A.J. van Dishoeck, 1973 sm. 8°. Orig. stiff wraps, designed by W.A. de Wijn. 47pp. With a notice how to join dutch regular freemasonry printed on last unnumbered page (verso blank). ["Beschouwingen van Vrijmetselaren", nummer 8].
A concise but excellent introduction to dutch regular freemasonry, published by command of the Society "Fama Fraternitatis", on behalf of those [males] who might wish to join. Very fine copy.

EUR 25.00

Book nr.: 43508

BARBERS AND BARBERING - Standardized Textbook of Barbering. Revised edition.
Chicago, Associated Master Barbes of America, 1936 Original cloth, covertitle printed in relief. 310pp. 132 captioned monochrome illustrations, figures and diagrams, list of printed sources consulted, 2 blank leaves, memoranda, at rear end, table of contents.
Ample detailed texbook on behalf of Master Barbers, divided in two parts. I: The Practice of Barbering; II: Barber Science. Preceded by a History of the Barber Profession. Implements of the Barber Profession, Honing and Stropping, shaving, harcutting, shampoo, Hair Tonics and their Application, rolling cream and combination massage; Physical features of the head and skin, shedding and regrowing of hair, skin and scalp ailments, hygiene, sanitation and bateriology, types of skin, facial packs and shampoos, dandruff and other treatmentseczema of the scalp, technique of finger-waving, hair dyeing, Good to very good copy. Scarce. (f.e.p.', ti.-p. and memoranda foxed).

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EUR 145.00

Book nr.: 52386

BARENDRECHT, J. & T. LANGENHUYZEN, Ondernemend in Risico. Bedrijfsgeschiedenis van Nationale Nederlanden, 1845-1995. [Eerste druk; First edition].
Amsterdam, Neha, 1995 Small Stout 4°., original cloth, front cover with title label.478pp. Numerous coloured and monochrome illustrations, incl. portraits, of which man facsims. after company's archivalia (posters and documents), name list of directors and commissioners, list of sources consulted, register, table of contents, company's coloured original commemmorative bookmarker loosely inserted.
Dutch language corporate history, commemmorating the 150th anniversary of a globally operating Insurance company, including the former dutch colonial territories in the East- and westIndies, "Nationale Nederlanden", 1845-1995. Fine copy, NO Dustjacket.

EUR 30.00

Book nr.: 51269

BARENDSEN. AALSMEER PRICE-LIST ORCHID PLANTS, Prijslijst Orchideeënplanten; Price-list of Orchid-Plants; Preisliste Orchideenpflanzen; Offre de Plantes d'orchidées. [originele uitgave; original edition].
Aalsmeer, Gebr. Barendse, 1978 Original illustrated wrapper, stapled. 20pp. Scientific names of flowering orchid-plants offered for sale with prices in dutch currency, conditions of sale in dutch, english, french and german on recto of back cover. WITH A-4 sized (centre-folded) invitation to clients to attend formal opening-day offering a 10% sale discount, loosely inserted.
Interesting retail catalogue offering exotic Flowering Orchid plants by a dutch importer "Barendsen Bros.", Aalsmeer municipality, Holland. Very good copy.

EUR 15.00

Book nr.: 53000

BARENDSEN BROS. AALSMEER PRICE-LIST ORCHID PLANTS, Prijslijst Orchideeënplanten; Price-list of Orchid-Plants; Preisliste Orchideenpflanzen; Offre de Plantes d'orchidées. [originele uitgave; original edition].
Aalsmeer, Gebr. Barendse, 1963 Centre-folded small folio, stapled. Coloured illustration on front cover. 6 unnumbered Ll. of cyclostyled text, letterhead printed in colour, conditions of sale in french, dutch, english and german at rear end, scientific names of orchid-plants offered for sale in bold type with prices in dutch currency.
Interesting retail catalogue offering exotic Flowering Orchid plants by a dutch importer "Barendsen Bros.", Aalsmeer municipality, Holland. Very good copy. (some annotations in ink at letter-head and on verso of final page).

EUR 35.00

Book nr.: 52999

BARFUSZ, E. VON - J.A. BIENTJES (editor dutch translation]. In het Land der Boeren. Voor de Nederlandsche Jeugd bewerkt...[Eerste druk; First edition, thus].
Amsterdam, C.A.J. van Dishoeck, [....], 1898 8°. Original cloth. Coloured and illustrated front cover with covertitle. Hftitle (verso blank). 214pp. Coloured lithographed frontispiece, 3chromolithographed plates drawn by A. Schuler and W. Zweigle, extending sketch-map at rear end with concise key, featuring the Boer Republics, table of contents.
Dutch language juvenile history and description with strong christian moralistic tendence, narrating the Boer guerilla against british troops, with as ultimate objective independence for the Boer Republics, South Africa at the end of the nineteenth century. Represents more or less the public opinion in Germany and the Netherlands about the British oppression of the Boers. Nice and attraqctive copy in original publ. cloth. (spine faded, top of spine worn but restored, contents good, original lithographs crisp and fresh).

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EUR 40.00

Book nr.: 55635

BARING-GOULD, S[abine], Iceland: its Scenes and Sagas. First edition.
London, Smith, Elder & co., 1863 Stout 8°., original publ. cloth, large circular gilt tooled decorative vignette on front boards within a thin double-barred gilt line border, repeated on lower outer boards, title in gilt on spine, all edges gilded. (xlviii), 447pp. Chromolithographed frontispiece, 16 other lithographed plates of which in chromolithography (with tissue guards), 19 fairly large illustrations in text of which steel-engravings and after line-drawings, music-scores in text, fold. lithographed map of Iceland, errata printed on verso of page xvii, appendices A-E, author's preface and introduction, list of lithographs and illustrations in text, table of contents, ex-libris pasted on verso of front boards.
Detailed account of a tour through Iceland, which was (according to author's preface) twofold, purposed examining scenes famous in Saga, and filling a portfolio with watercolour sketches. A;;endices featuring Ornithologyof Iceland by A. Newton; advice to Sportsmen, by J.W.R.; list of Icelandic plants; list of ICelandic published Sagas; expenses of my Tour in Iceland. A very good copy in original publ. cloth, very clean contents with fine fresh colouring of lithographs. (lower right corner of page 65 clippe, spine-ends skilfully restored).

EUR 750.00

Book nr.: 48541

BARKER, CECILY MARY, A Little Book of Rhymes New and Old. Collected and illustrated. [First U.K. edn.].
London and Glasgow, Blackie & Sons, [....], 1937 Small 8°., original publ. boards, title and a large coloured illustration on front side, dustjacket. 96pp. Coloured frontispiece, 11 fine coloured plates, many black/white ills., also as head-pieces, all after drawings by Cecily Mary Barker, publ. announcements on verso of ti.-p., table of contents, coloured decorative endpapers. SCAN AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST.
FIRST edition of this lovely illustrated little volume. Cecily Mary Barker, 1895-1973, due to a frail constitution, was educated at home and largely taught herself to draw. Her Flower Fairies Books brought her international acclaim as an artist. The delicate charm of her illustrations, coupled with her meticulous botanical accuracy, has captivated both children and adults alike for nearly 70 years. A copy of the First UK edn., in orig. publ. boards, WITH dustjacket. Very fine copy.

EUR 75.00

Book nr.: 47191

BARKER, CECILY MARY, Flower Fairies of the Summer. Poems and Pictures. [First U.K. edn.].
London and Glasgow, Blackie & Sons, [....], 1935 Small 8°., original publ. boards, title and a large coloured illustration on front side, dustjacket. [25]pp. of text. Black/white frontispiece, 24 fine coloured plates, large black/white vignette on recte of frontispiece, coloured and illustrated endpapers, all after drawings by Cecily Mary Barker, publ. list on lower outer part of dustjacket, two original paper publ. flyers announcing other titles by author loosely inserted, other publ. announcement on verso of til-p. SCAN AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST.
FIRST edition of this lovely illustrated little volume. Cecily Mary Barker, 1895-1973, due to a frail constitution, was educated at home and largely taught herself to draw. Her Flower Fairies Books brought her international acclaim as an artist. The delicate charm of her illustrations, coupled with her meticulous botanical accuracy, has captivated both children and adults alike for nearly 70 years. A copy of the First UK edn., in orig. publ. boards, WITH dustjacket. Very good copy. (modest ownership's signature in ink at upper right corner of recte of frontispiece)

EUR 85.00

Book nr.: 47197
     

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