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BERNUS, Alexander von, Sieben Schattenspiele. [Erstausgabe; First edition].
München und Leipzig, Georg Müller, 1910 Square 8°. Original publ. cloth. Covertitle in bold black type, large black device at tail, printed within a double-barred broad black line border, binding initialled R at tail. Hftitle (verso blank). dedication to shadowplayer Luchs. 132pp. 14 captioned monochrome plates featuring masterpieces of paper cutting art, by Rolf von Hoerschelmann, Dora Polster, Dora von Hoerner, Doris Wimmer, Karl Thylmann, Marie Schnürr, table of contents, colophon.
German language compilation of 7 so-called "shadow-plays" (a selection of acts from theatre plays), illustrated by artists of the art of paper cutting. Very good copy, bound in original publ. cloth (hardcover), seldomly offered for sale. (spine-ends a little bit bumped due to shelving).

EUR 60.00

Book nr.: 55773

BERREY, L.V. & M. VAN DEN BARK, The American Thesaurus of Slang. A complete reference book of Colloquial Speech. First U.K. edn.
London-New York, Constable/Crowell, nd.[1947]. thick 8°. orig. cloth. hftitle(verso blank), (xxx), 1174, 57pp. Notes to Index, index, synopsis of headings.
The supplement to the main work has been published N.Y., 1947 and deals with Popular Slang(Teen talk and Jive Jargon) & Military Slang. A fine copy. (previous owner's inscr. on first blank).

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- GEMILANG 146: Languages & Linguistics (Austronesia-Indonesia-Oceania (2014) ).
EUR 215.00

Book nr.: 37595

BESANT, Annie (1847-1933), De Oude Wijsheid; Een schets van Theosofische Leeringen. Tweede herziene druk [Second revised edition, translated from the original english by Ada Waller].
Amsterdam, Theosofische Uitgeversmaatschappij, 1902 Medium staout 8°. Original publ. cloth. Gilded title on front cover and spine. Hftitle (verso blank). (xiv), 444; CCXIpp. of inded. Pull-out diagram illustrating the desintegration of chemical elements, extensive footnotes/references, table of contents.
Ample detailed dutch language introduction into basics, objectives and principles of Theosophy by Annie Besant (Née Wood), prominent British theosophist, women's rights activist, writer and orator and supporter of Irish and Indian self-rule. She became President of the Thesophical Association in 1907. Good to very good copy. (f.e.p. and french title a bit foxed, ow. a crisp and clean copy).

EUR 50.00

Book nr.: 54429

BESANT, Annie (1847-1933), Why you should be a Theosophist. [First edition].
S.I. [London-Benares], The Theosophical Publication Society, [circa], 1910 Small 8°. Original wrappers. 7pp. Publ. list on lower outer page. [":Theosophical Tracts", No. 1].
English language paper about elementary principles of Theosophy by Annie Besant (Née Wood), prominent British theosophist, women's rights activist, writer and orator and supporter of Irish and Indian self-rule. She became President of the Thesophical Association in 1907. Very good copy.

EUR 25.00

Book nr.: 54430

BESCHERMING BURGERBEVOLKING (B.B.), Persoonlijke Bescherming tegen de uitwerking van ABC-Strijdmiddelen.
's-Gravenhage, Ministerie van Defensie, 1961 Small 8°. Instruction-leaflet, plastified, folding-out 4-ways. 8pp. of text printed recto/verso. "Instructiekaart Nr. 2-20".
These instruction-leaflets have been distributed by the dutch ministry of defence among the dutch population, in order to prepare & protect them against Atomic-Biological- & chemical war-fare. (perforations in upper margins, ow. very well preserved).

EUR 35.00

Book nr.: 12278

BESCHERMING BURGERBEVOLKING B.B. - PROTECTION DUTCH CIVILIANS, Voor de volle 100% achter de B.B. Indien U niet daadwerkelijk daaraan kunt meedoen, aan allen die daarvan deel uitmakenuw morele steun te geven. Orig. edn.
S.I., s.n., [196X). Folio, in-plano, six-folded. Bearing 15 black/white illustrations, each with extensive captions. SCAN AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST.
A dutch language 'brochure', calling upon the civil population of Hilversum municipality, The Netherlands, to morally support their local B.B. organization (a dutch para-military organization installed by the dutch ministry of defence, for the protection of dutch civilians during national disasters and attacks with so-called A.B.C. (Atomic-Biological-Chemical) weapons). In very good condition. An interestin ephemeric piece.

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- GEMILANG 181: EPHEMERA & MEMORABILIA: Southeast Asia & the Western World (2014).
EUR 85.00

Book nr.: 47894

BESNARD, Albert, De Bloei en enkele andere gedichten. [Eerste druk; first edition].
Arnhem, Hijman, Stenfert Kroese & Van der Zande, 1923 Original thin blank paper wrappers, dustjacket with cover title and a large coloured vignette at tail. 15pp. Colophon/provenance on verso of final page.
Collection of dutch language poems. Limited edition of 150 unnumbered copies only, typography by J.N. van Krimpen. Large-paper-copy, untrimmed. Very good copy. (minimal nicking to top of spine, tail fold of dustjacket skilfully restored with acidfree clearview tape).

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- GEMILANG 188: Dutch and Foreign Poetry (2013).
EUR 45.00

Book nr.: 50752

BESSELAAR, H. (et.al.), Molens van Nederland. Een rondreis door onze Molenwereld. [Eerste druk/first edn.].
Amsterdam, Kosmos, 1974 Small 4°, orig. illustrated boards, dustjacket. (desgin and layout by Pieter Groot). 134pp. of dutch language text and num. ills. and plates, of which coloured, after photographs, black/white text-ills. after drawings, illustrated endpapers, 3 partly coloured double-page maps indicating the spread of mills still extand across the provinces of the Netherlands, table of names and locations of mills, then still extant, photocredits, list of government and private associations for the protection and restoration of Mills.
A popular but well documented account on the history, development and present state of dutch wind mills. Very fine copy, WITH dustjacket.

EUR 25.00

Book nr.: 46912

BESTEHORN, H.C. (publisher) - ORIGINAL GERMAN X-MAS CARD - Herzliche Glückwunsche zum neuen Jahre 1908.
Aschersleben, H.C. Bestehorn, [....], 1907 Original Triptych german Christmas Card for the year 1908. slim folio. Orig. thin stiff cardboard, total size 50x37cm. Printed card, large coloured illustration in centre, wityh calendar for 1908 at head, ornamented front wrapper (verso blank), tog. 22 unnumbered rectangular lvs. (versos blank), 16x11cm., of which 12 actual calendar lvs. with extensive text and 10 plates with captions at tails, with 3 large coloured oval and rectangular goloured ills, partly printed within coloured ornamental borders, on each side-lve. of triptych, large coloured decorative ornamental head-piece. SCAN AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST.
Promotional german X-mas card for the year 1908, a triptych, issued by a local entrepreneur, H.C. Bestehorn, at the medieval city of Aschersleben (founded A.D. 1250, situated in Sachsen Anhalt federal state, Germany. A lavishly illustrated and ornamented original printed X-mas card in very good condition. Rare.

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- GEMILANG 181: EPHEMERA & MEMORABILIA: Southeast Asia & the Western World (2014).
EUR 150.00

Book nr.: 44819

BESTEN, Pieter den (Compiler), [D. ROODENBURG VERMAAT, text] & NANS VAN LEEUWEN (Illoustrator, 1900-1995), Piggelmee groeit......en wordt weer klein. [Eerste originele druk; First original edition].
Rotterdam, Van Nelle, [....], 1951 Oblong 8°. [270x190mm.]. Original limp wrappers, stapled. Both sides illustrated in colour, covertitle in bold white typ. Coloured illustrated ti.-p. with provenance printed on verso. [34]pp. Many coloured illustrations of which 32 small plates pasted-in, drawn and designed by Nans van Leeuwen, colophon on verso of final page.
Dutch language illustrated children's story about the adventures of a poor Goblin cople, assised by a fish with magic power, published by a big dutch Coffee/Tea broker/retailer "VAN NELLE", Rotterdam. One of the four issues originally published with some moralizing tendency, in which good habits as saving and modesty are rewarded. Also a vary interesting piece of promotional publications. Good copy. (covers somewhat soiled and dull, contents still raher crise and clean).

EUR 75.00

Book nr.: 55372

BESTEN, Pieter den (Compiler), Jan VAN DUIN (text] & NANS VAN LEEUWEN (Illoustrator, 1900-1995), Piggelmee, de baas van bos en duin . [Eerste originele druk; First original edition].
Rotterdam, Van Nelle, [....], 1951 Oblong 8°. [270x190mm.]. Original limp wrappers, stapled. Both sides illustrated in colour, covertitle in bold white typ. Coloured illustrated ti.-p. [30]pp. Many coloured illustrations of which 32 small plates pasted-in, drawn and designed by Nans van Leeuwen, colophon on.
Dutch language illustrated children's story about the adventures of a poor Goblin cople, assised by a fish with magic power, published by a big dutch Coffee/Tea broker/retailer "VAN NELLE", Rotterdam. One of the four issues originally published with some moralizing tendency, in which good habits as saving and modesty are rewarded. Also a very interesting piece of promotional publications. Good copy.

EUR 75.00

Book nr.: 55373

BESTEN, Pieter den (Compiler), Jan Laurens WAGE (text] & NANS VAN LEEUWEN (Illoustrator, 1900-1995), De Wonderschelp [een nieuw verhaal van Piggelmee, subtitle on front cover]. . [Eerste originele druk; First original edition].
Rotterdam, Van Nelle, [....], 1950 Oblong 8°. [270x190mm.]. Original limp wrappers, stapled. Both sides illustrated in colour, covertitle in bold white typ. Coloured illustrated ti.-p. [34]pp. Many coloured illustrations of which 33 small plates pasted-in, drawn and designed by Nans van Leeuwen, colophon on verso of final page.
Dutch language illustrated children's story about the adventures of a poor Goblin cople, assised by a fish with magic power, published by a big dutch Coffee/Tea broker/retailer "VAN NELLE", Rotterdam. One of the four issues originally published with some moralizing tendency, in which good habits as saving and modesty are rewarded. Also a very interesting piece of promotional publications. Good copy. (covers a little bit soiled, sime dog-earing, cintents crisp).

EUR 75.00

Book nr.: 55375

BETTAG, FRANZ (Editor), Die Eroberung von Nowo Georgiewst. [2. Auflage; Second edition].
Oldenburg-Berlin, Stalling, 1925 8°. Original clothbacked green coloured publ. boards. Frontcover title in capital gilded type with a large gilded picture of the german first worldwar army Steel helment, or "Stahlhelm" with a single gilded laurelbranch. 125pp. Captioned monochrome illustrations after original photographs on 5 plates, of which illustrating commanding officers, strategic environmental operational sceneries, decorative monochrome initials and head-and-tailpieces, 5 monochrome operational plans in text, 3 unnumbered lvs. printed within a decorative broad typographycal border listing german army units taking place in the battle,Name-list of german army divisions involved in the battle of Nowo Georgiewst,1 extending schedule, 1 large extending monochrome map withlegenda illustrating the operational war-theatre with 4 monochrome operational maps of which printed on verso, loosely inserted in backcover, index of names, references, table of contents. ["Schlachten des Weltkrieges in Einzeldarstellungen bearbeitet und herausgegeben im Auftrage des Reichsarchivs", Bd. 8].
German language military assessment and alysis of military operations by german troops at the Eastern Front during the First World war, which includescritical notes about tactics and decisionmaking. Very good copy.

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- GEMILANG 140: The First World War; or, The Great War 1914-1918 (2015).
EUR 60.00

Book nr.: 56622

BEUKELAER, Hans de, Van Huid tot Koninklijk Leder. 125 jaar Koninklijke Hulshof's Leerfabrieken Lichtenvoorde 1876-2001. [Eerste druk; First edition].
Aalten, Uitgeverij Fagus, [circa], 2001 Large square 8°. Original coloured and illustrated boards. Covertitle in bold white type with company's logo at tail. (xiii), 213pp. Coloured frontispiece, many captioned coloured and monochrome plates and illustrations, of which facsims. after orld engravings, facsims. after archivalia, portraits of company founders, directors and emplyees, topographical views of company's offices and factories, both in-and exteriors, namelist of emplyees celebrating a jubilee, archivalia and bibliography, table of contents.
Detailed and ample illustrated dutch language commemmorative volume celebrating the 125th anniversary of a Lichtenvoorde (Achterhoek district, Gelderland Province)Tanner and manufacturer of leather. Very fine copy.

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- GEMILANG 117: "From Top to Toe"...: COSTUME & FASHION-LACE-TAPESTRY-TEXTILES (2015).
EUR 75.00

Book nr.: 55917

BEUS, J.G. DE, Morgen bij het aanbreden van de dag. Nederland driemaal aan de vooravond van oorlog. [Eerste druk; First edition].
Rotterdam, Ad Donker, 1978 Stout 8°., original cloth, gilded title on spine, dustjacket. 424pp. Bibliography, list of sources consulted, archivalia, list of abbreviations, register of personal names, table of contents.
Dutch language detailed factual reconstruction o precedingf historic events at moments when The Netherlands found themselves on the eve of war: Hitler's campaign against the allies 10 May 1940; Dutch military campaign against the Indonesian Republic 1948 and aftermath; The New Guinea disaster1957-1962: failing diplomacy leading to an armed dispute.. Very good copy WITH dustjacket. (some minimal marginal tears of dustjacket skilfully restored).

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- GEMILANG 155: OCEANIA:(Irian Jaya, Melanesia, Papua New Guinea, Polynesia) (2015).
- GEMILANG 172: Asia, Southeastasia and the Far East (Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, Japan, Thailand, Vietnam). (2015)
EUR 35.00

Book nr.: 52271

BEUTTENMÜLLER, H. (draughtsman/illustrator), Gevaria Wandplaten. [Dutch edition, after the original German by "Depo Verlag"].
Kampen, J.H. Kok, nd. [circa], 1960 Large folio, orig. limp heavy wrappers, title in bold red coloured type on front cover, spiralled plastified spine at top. Collection of tog. 21 full-size plates on 10 leaves, numbered 1-20, printed recto/verso, last plate verso blank, all after drawings by H. Beuttenmüller.
A collection of together 21 educational school-plates brought together in an album illustrating small children, boys & girls, in a variety of situations and surroundings. Dutch edition, distrubuted by the dutch publisher J.H. Kok, Kampen municipality, representing a german publisher "Depo Verlag". NOT called-for in Royal Dutch Library, KB. (both outer boards soiled and stained, plates in good to very good condition, with some light dog-earing).

EUR 125.00

Book nr.: 46454

BEVELANDER, D. (ed.), Sprookjes van Oost-Europa. First edn.
Amsterdam, C.P.J. van der Peet, s.d. [circa], 1955 Orig. cloth, small gilt vignette on front boards, title in gilt on spine, dustjacket designed by C[ees] A.B. Bantzinger. Hftitle (verso with publ. imprint). 204pp. 20 full-p. ills. after drawings by Bantzinger, publ. list printed on inner flaps of dustjacket, table of contents, list of sources consulted printed on recte of last unnumbered leave.
A collection of fairy-tales from Eastern-Europe: Russia, Tartary, Cossacks, Caucasus, Ukraine, Bulgaria, Roumenia, Poland, Lathvia, &c. Publications from this Amsterdam publisher are hard to find. A very good copy. (spine a wee bit sunned).

EUR 45.00

Book nr.: 43854

BEVEREN, P. VAN, Een wandeling door Zierikzee. [Eerste druk; first edition].
S.I. [Zierikzee], s.n. [V.V.V./Tourist office], 1949 Original wrappers, stapled. Covertitle with a vignette. 21pp. 5 monochrome illustrations in text featuring important topographical views (monumental buildings) of Zierikzee city, fold itinerary plan inside lower outer cover with streetnames and reference numbers to text, illustrating the old quarters of Zierikzee city.
Dutch language guide, a walking tour to Zierikzee city centra (old quarters), Zeeland province, the Netherlands. Good copy.

EUR 75.00

Book nr.: 51224

BEVERSLUIS, J.R. Inlandsch Hout. [Eerste druk/First edn.].
S.I. [Wageningen], CommissieGebruik en Verwerking van Inlandsch Hout in Nederland, 1939 Orig. clothbacked boards, title in gilt on front side. Introd. by A. te Wechel. 47pp. Many black/white text-ills., of which 1 full-page, all with captions
Well documented dutch language communication, describing native dutch timber, growing, practial appliance, pests and pest-control. Very good copy. (some minimal wear to corners of panels).

EUR 55.00

Book nr.: 46420

BEZIGE BIJ FONDSLIJST 1946 - Dit Voorjaar [1946] verschijnt Bij de Bezige Bij Amsterdam [Covertitle]. [originele uitgave; original edition].
Amsterdam, De Bezige Bij, 1946 Small 8°., original wrappers, stapled. Covertitle with publ. logo printed in red colour. 20pp. Forthcoming booktitles printed in red, retail prices in dutch currency.
Early dutch language publ. list, forthcoming titles Spring 1946, Amsterdam Publishers "De Bezige Bij", clandestinely established under german nazi opppression 1940-1945. Fortcoming titles by Rein Blijstra, Yge Foppema, A den Doolaard, Ferdinand Langen, Arthur Koestler, et.al. Very good copy.

EUR 25.00

Book nr.: 52521
     

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