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68 3050 Arnold G 68 3050 Arnold G
68/3050 Arnold, G. Historie der kerken en ketteren. Amst., S. Petzold, 1701, 3 parts in 2 vols., (34),LXXII,858,(28); (8),768; 235,(1 blank),(20)p., etched frontisp., 2 ident. title-vignettes, fold. portr. of Frederick of Prussia by G. BELLOU and 29 portraits by ROMEYN DE HOOGHE, contemp. unif. gilt hcalf w. red mor. letterpiece, folio.

- Vol. 2 trifle/ sl. waterst. in upper margin. Top of spine of vol. 1 chipped; covers and corners of both vols. rubbed/ chafed.

= Landwehr, Romeyn de Hooghe as book illustrator 93 (1 portrait less); Van Someren I, p.242. Fine portraits of i.a. Menno Simons, David Joris, Martinus Luther, Theodorus Sutor and Paracelsus. A third volume was published in 1729.Eusebius Pamfilius. Kerkelyke geschiedenissen zedert den dood van onzen zaligmaker tot aan den volkomen bloeistand van 't kristendom. Dutch ed. A.A. vander Meersch. Ibid., F. Houttuyn, 1749, 3 parts in 1 vol., (42),382; 383-584; L,116,(36)p., engr. frontisp. by J.C. PHILIPS, 2 fold. maps, 13 ills. after J. LUIKEN and 2 sm. ills. showing medallions, contemp. calf w. gilt spine and mor. letterpiece, 4to.

- First quire partly loose; some lvs. blank upper and outer margin and blank outer margin of 1 map waterst. Binding sl. chafed/ rubbed (letterpiece worse).

= Klaversma/ Hannema 502; Van Eeghen/ Van der Kellen p.339. Comprises "Nieuwe kaart van het ooster gedeelte des Roomschen Keizerryks" and "Nieuwe kaart van het Roomsche Keiserryk".

€ (150-250) 170
68 3051 Artist's manuals  Piles R de 68 3051 Artist's manuals Piles R de
68 3051 Artist's manuals  Piles R de 68 3051 Artist's manuals Piles R de
68 3051 Artist's manuals  Piles R de 68 3051 Artist's manuals Piles R de
68/3051 [Artist's manuals]. Piles, R. de. Cours de peinture par principes. Paris, Jacques Etienne, 1708, (4),493,(19)p., engr. frontisp., 2 engr. plates by DE ROCHEFORT, contemp. calf w. gilt spine.

- Bookplate on upper pastedown. Binding worn along extremities.

€ (120-150) 140
68 3052 Artists' manuals  Batteux Ch  68 3052 Artists' manuals Batteux Ch
68/3052 [Artists' manuals]. (Batteux, Ch.). Les beaux arts reduits à un même principe. Paris, Durand, 1747, 2nd ed., (8),XII,(7),308,(13)p., engr. frontisp., title-vignette, heraldic vignette and 3 half-p. ills. by DELAFOSSE after C. EISEN, 20th cent. leather, spine ribbed w. mounted compartments of contemp. gilt calf binding.

- Partly vaguely waterst. in lower blank margin; a few later annots. in col. pencil. Otherwise a fine, large paper copy.

= Boissais/ Deleplanque p.45; Cohen/ De Ricci p.120; Sander 91 (note); cf. Cioranescu 10128 (1st ed. 1746); Fürstenberg p.33: "Das heute kaum noch bekannte Buch hat im achtzehntes Jahrhundert einen so weitreichenden Einfluß ausgeübt, das man seinen Verfasser eigentlich nur mit Boileau zusammen nennen kann. Wie dieser glaubte Batteux auf Aristoteles zurückzugehen."

€ (100-150) 170
68 3053 Artists' manuals  Bosse A 68 3053 Artists' manuals Bosse A
68/3053 [Artists' manuals]. Bosse, A. De la Manière de graver a l'eau forte et au burin. Et de la gravûre en manière noire. Avec la Façon de construire les Presses modernes & d'imprimer en Taille-douce. Paris, C.-A. Jombert, 1745, 3rd ed., XXXII,186,(6)p., engr. frontisp., dedication, 4 vignettes and 19 fold. plates, contemp. hcalf w. mor. letterpiece.

- Bookplate and old annots. on upper pastedown; a few lvs. at the beginning waterst. in lower corner.

= Cohen/ De Ricci p.177; Bigmore/ Wyman p.72: "(...) a work notable for its completeness for the time of its production, and for its plates, which have been reproduced by most subsequent writers on art". This third edition augmented by the French engraver Cochin.

€ (300-500) 425
68/3054 [Artists' manuals]. Denon, V. Monuments des arts du dessin chez les peuples tant anciens que modernes (...) pour servir à l'histoire des arts; Lithographiés par ses soins et sous ses yeux. Décrits et expliqués par Amaury Duval. Paris, Brunet Denon, 1829, 4 vols., 314 (col./ tinted) lithogr. plates, contemp. unif. gilt green hmor., large folio.

- Occas. foxed; a few plates sl. wrinkled. Bindings sl. worn along extremities; corners bumped.

= Rare, complete copy (one print numbered separately, but printed together with another print on one leaf (plate 192bis printed on plate 181) and one plate skipped because it was already included in a previous vol. (plate 186 = plate 111)). A work of such an enormous scope, that Denon, having begun it in 1814, left it unfinished at his death in 1825. It was published posthumously in 250 copies only. Brunet II, p.598; Thieme-Becker IX, p.79.

€ (1.000-1.500)
68 3055 Artists' manuals  Felibien A 68 3055 Artists' manuals Felibien A
68/3055 [Artists' manuals]. Felibien, A. Entretiens sur les vies et sur les ouvrages des plus excellens peintres anciens et modernes. Paris, S. Mabre-Cramoisy, 1685, 2 vols., (32),758,(17); (4),706,(9)p., 2 ident. woodcut title-vignettes, 4 full-p. engr. ills., contemp. unif. gilt calf w. mor. letterpiece, 4to.

- Both vols. 2 bookplates on upper pastedown. Bindings w. minor imperfections. A fine set.

= Quérard III, p.85 (on the ed. 1706): "C'est le plus connu et le plus estimé des ouvrages de Felibien".

€ (150-250) 210
68/3056 [Artists' manuals]. Felibien, A. Entretiens sur les vies et sur les ouvrages des plus excellens peintres anciens et modernes. London, D. Mortier, 1705, 4 parts in 2 vols., (34),248,(8); 297,(7); 418,(6); 371,(5)p., engr. title, 4 engr. plates, contemp. unif. gilt hcalf w. mor. letterpiece.

- Both vols. bookplate on upper pastedown. Upper joints split(ting) and backstrips (partly) loose; vol. 2 letterpiece dam. and hole in backstrip.

= Quérard III, p.85 (on the ed. 1706): "C'est le plus connu et le plus estimé des ouvrages de Felibien".

Piles, (R.) de. Abregé de la vie des peintres, avec des reflexions sur leurs Ouvrages (...). Paris, J. Estienne, 1715, 2nd ed., (36),554p., contemp. calf w. mor. letterpiece.

- Lacks frontisp.; two bookplates on first endpaper. Joints splitting; binding rubbed/ sl. worn.

€ (80-100)
68 3057 Artists' manuals  Goeree W 68 3057 Artists' manuals Goeree W
68/3057 [Artists' manuals]. Goeree, W. Inleydinge tot de algemeene teyken-konst. Amst., D. van den Dalen, 1697, 3rd ed., (12),151p., engr. frontisp. by J. GOEREE, 1 textill., a few woodcut textfigures, later boards.

- Bookplate on upper pastedown; sl. yellowed. = Kunst op Schrift 100.

€ (50-70) 70
68 3058 Artists' manuals  Gool J van 68 3058 Artists' manuals Gool J van
68/3058 [Artists' manuals]. Gool, J. van. De nieuwe schouburg der Nederlantsche kunstschilders en schilderessen: Waer in de Levens- en Kunstbedryven der tans levenden en reets overleedene Schilders, die van Houbraken, noch eenig ander Schryver, zyn aengeteekend, verhaelt worden. The Hague, for the author, 1750/ 1751, 2 vols., (16),480; (16),575,(1)p., engr. frontisp., portr. of the author, fold. plate of the "Teken-Academi der Haagsche Kunstschilders", 21 plates (each w. 1 to 3 portraits) and 2 vignettes, all by P. TANJÉ and J. HOUBRAKEN, contemp. unif. gilt panelled calf, richly gilt spine w. 2 contrasting mor. letterpieces, gilt boardedges, marbled edges.

- Occas. sl. yellowed/ foxed. Backstrip sl. dried and chipped/ sl. dam. at top; backcover vol. 1 one corner showing. A fine copy in an attractive binding.

= Arntzen/ Rainwater H96: "Biographical accounts of Netherlandish painters, a continuation of Houbraken."

€ (300-500) 300
68 3059 Artists' manuals  Houbraken A 68 3059 Artists' manuals Houbraken A
68/3059 [Artists' manuals]. Houbraken, A. De groote schouburgh der Nederlantsche konstschilders en schilderessen (...) zynde een vervolg op het Schilderboek van K.v. Mander. The Hague, J. Swart, C. Boucquet and M. Gaillard, 1753, 2nd rev. ed., 3 vols., (10),381,(10); (2),361,(7); (4),408,(7)p., engr. frontisp., portr. of the author, 42 plates with 1 to 4 portraits of Dutch painters and 5 other (fold.) plates, some textengrs., contemp. unif. hcalf.

- First vol. first few quires waterstain in outer and upper blank margin; various sm. defects. Spines worn/ dam.

= Chamberlin 2008: "As valuable for the 17th cent. in the Low Countries as Van Mander is for the 16th"; Arntzen/ Rainwater H97: "Important source"; Kunst op schrift 422-424.

Gool, J. van. De nieuwe schouburg der Nederlantsche kunstschilders en schilderessen. Ibid., for the author, 1750/ 1751, 2 vols., (24),480; (8),575,(1)p., engr. frontisp., portr. of the author, fold. plate of the "Teken-Academi der Haagsche Kunstschilders", 21 plates (each w. 1 to 3 portraits) and 2 vignettes, all by P. TANJÉ and J. HOUBRAKEN, contemp. unif. hcalf w. 2 mor. letterpieces.

- Hinges reattched. Spines restored and rebacked w. use of old backstrips; boardedges rubbed/ sl. worn.

= Arntzen/ Rainwater H96: "Biographical accounts of Netherlandish painters, a continuation of Houbraken."

Eijnden, R. van and Willigen, A. van der. Geschiedenis der vaderlandsche schilderkunst sedert de helft der XVIII eeuw. Haarlem, A. Loosjes, 1816-1840, 4 vols., engr. title and 44 portraits on 12 engr. plates, modern unif. hcalf.

= Arntzen/ Rainwater M418: "A thorough report by a contemporary writer of the late phase of Dutch painting. Treats artists after 1750; complements Houbraken and Van Gool."

€ (300-500) 300
68/3060 Artists' manuals  Kunst Oeffeningen als I De beroemde menschenhoofden naar Picart en II Het vermaarde boerenleven zoo binnen en buitenshuis als in de herberg en op het land naar V68/3060 Artists' manuals Kunst Oeffeningen als I De beroemde menschenhoofden naar Picart en II Het vermaarde boerenleven zoo binnen en buitenshuis als in de herberg en op het land naar V
68/3060 Artists' manuals  Kunst Oeffeningen als I De beroemde menschenhoofden naar Picart en II Het vermaarde boerenleven zoo binnen en buitenshuis als in de herberg en op het land naar V68/3060 Artists' manuals Kunst Oeffeningen als I De beroemde menschenhoofden naar Picart en II Het vermaarde boerenleven zoo binnen en buitenshuis als in de herberg en op het land naar V
68/3060 [Artists' manuals]. Kunst-Oeffeningen, als: I. De beroemde menschenhoofden, naar Picart; en II. Het vermaarde boerenleven, zoo binnen- en buitenshuis, als in de herberg, en op het land, naar Van Ostade, Teniers, en andere meesters van dien tijd. Amst., I.P. Wijsmuller en Zoon, 1822, 2nd ed., 12 engr. plates (3 (partly) handcol.), orig. printed wr., 4to.

- Wrappers sl. soiled in margins; backstrip sl. worn. = Not in Kunst op schrift.

€ (60-80) 60
68 3061 Artists' manuals  Le Comte F 68 3061 Artists' manuals Le Comte F
68/3061 [Artists' manuals]. Le Comte, F. Het Konst-Cabinet der Bouw-, Schilder-, Beeldhouw- en Graveerkunde, of Inleiding tot de Kennis dier fraaije Weetenschappen, vervat in de Schilderyen, Stand-Beelden en Prenten. (...) Verrykt met een verhandeling over het Glas-Schilderen, een Vertoog over het Etzen, en wat tot het leeren en oeffenen dier kundigheid vereist word en andere Weetenswaardige zaaken. Dordr., A. Blussé, 1761, 2 vols., (20),328,(8); 506,(8)p., 2 diff. engr. frontisp. and 5 plates w. monograms by F. DE BAKKER, contemp. unif. hcalf w. gilt spine.

- Occas. trifle foxed. Corners showing; covers rubbed spots; spines sl. rubbed and dried.

= Printed in a limited, numb. edition, vol. 1 warranted and numb. "103" by the publisher at the end of the "Naamlyst". Kunst op schrift 528/529. The second Dutch edition (first edition published 1744-1745).

€ (150-250) 150
68 3062 Artists' manuals  Leonardo da Vinci 68 3062 Artists' manuals Leonardo da Vinci
68 3062 Artists' manuals  Leonardo da Vinci 68 3062 Artists' manuals Leonardo da Vinci
68/3062 [Artists' manuals]. Leonardo da Vinci. Trattato della pittura. Rome, Nella Stamperia de Romanis, 1817, 43,511,(5)p., engr. portrait and 22 plates, contemp. gilt hcalf, 4to.

- Occas. sl. foxed; hinges weak. Top of spine chipped; foot of spine and joints sl. rubbed.

= Cicognara 237.

€ (120-150) 120
68/3063 [Artists' manuals]. (Lépicié, F.-B.). Vies des premiers-peintres du Roi, depuis M. Le Brun, jusq'à présent. Paris, Durand/ Pissot fils, 1752, 2 parts in 1 vol., LXXX,178; (6),143,(7)p., contemp. calf, gilt spine w. red mor. letterpiece.

- Bookplate on upper pastedown; trifle yellowed.

€ (100-150)
68/3064 [Artists' manuals]. Passeri, N. Del metodo di studiare la pittura, e delle cagioni di sua decadenza. Naples, V. Flauto, 1795, 2 parts in 1 vol., 192; 236p., contemp. vellum w. mor. letterpiece.

- Foxed; bookplate and sm. annots./ stamps/ tickets on upper pastedown. = Cicognara 177.

€ (150-250) 150
68 3065 Artists' manuals  Philips Jacobsz  C 68 3065 Artists' manuals Philips Jacobsz C
68 3065 Artists' manuals  Philips Jacobsz  C 68 3065 Artists' manuals Philips Jacobsz C
68/3065 [Artists' manuals]. Philips Jacobsz., C. Uitvoerig onderwijs in de perspectiva of doorzichtkunde, voor alle liefhebbers Dezer aangenaame en nuttige Weetenschap en inzonderheid voor degeenen, die dezelve noodzakelijk dienen te oeffenen. Amst., J.C. Sepp, 1st ed., 1765, (16),XVI,127,(1)p., 60 fold. engr. plates, later hcalf.

- First free endpaper lacking sm. part; a few plates sl. waterst./ dustsoiled along margins. Binding worn along extremities; top of spine chipped.

= Bierens de Haan 3759; cf. Kat. Orn. Berlin 4740.

€ (60-80) 130
68 3066 Artists' manuals  Thénot J P 68 3066 Artists' manuals Thénot J P
68 3066 Artists' manuals  Thénot J P 68 3066 Artists' manuals Thénot J P
68/3066 [Artists' manuals]. Thénot, J.P. Album contenant les elements de la geometrie, du dessin lineaire, de la perspective, de l'architecture etc., à l'usage des artistes et des personnes qui s'occupent de l'étude des beaux-arts. Paris, A. Logerot, 1846, 2nd ed., (2)textp., 20 double-p. lithogr. plates, contemp. simple gilt hcalf, folio

- Plates sl. foxed.

= The plates grouped under various headings, i.a. "Tableau de dessin linéaire", "Tableau des principes de la perspective", "Tableau des éléments de la charpenterie" and "Tableau des arts et de l'industrie". The final two plates show (sections of) locomotives, i.a. "Plan et élévation d'une machine locomotive anglaise".

€ (100-150)
68 3067 Artists' manuals  Wilson J S 68 3067 Artists' manuals Wilson J S
68 3067 Artists' manuals  Wilson J S 68 3067 Artists' manuals Wilson J S
68 3067 Artists' manuals  Wilson J S 68 3067 Artists' manuals Wilson J S
68/3067 [Artists' manuals]. Wilson, J.S. Autotypie. De natuur zich zelve afbeeldende. Handleiding tot het maken van zelfdrukken. Benevens eene reeks van autotypen. Meppel, J.S. Wilson, 1857, 13[= 10],(5)lvs., 17 nature-printed col. plates, orig. boards, (orig.?) slipcase, obl. 8vo.

- Upper joint and backstrip w. sm. repair; frontcover sm. stain at lower edges. A fine copy.

= Very rare, only 2 copies in NCC. Bigmore/ Wyman III, p.89; not in Kunst op Schrift. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CXI.

€ (300-500) 2500
68 3068 Asia  Nieuhof J 68 3068 Asia Nieuhof J
68 3068 Asia  Nieuhof J 68 3068 Asia Nieuhof J
68/3068 [Asia]. Nieuhof, J. Die Gesantschaft der Ost-Indischen Geselschaft in den Vereinigten Niederländern an den Tartarischen Cham und nunmehr auch Sinischen Keiser (...) Darinnen begriffen Die aller märckwürdigsten sachen welche ihnen auf währender reise vom 1655. jahre bis in das 1657. ausgestossen (...). Amst., J. Meurs, 1666, 444,(12)p., engr. title, portrait, 33 (of 34) double-p./ fold. plans/ plates/ views, later hvellum, 4to.

- Lacks the map and the view of Batavia; engr. title cut short and doubled; a few leaves remargined (incl. portrait in lower corner); some plates creased; one plate sm. closed hole; contents shaken, occas. loosening; partly dogeared; textpages partly soiled/ stained. Binding dam.

= Cordier, Bibl. Sinica p. 2346. Walravens, China illustrata 63/64 (later German editions): "Nieuhofs Chinawerk ist bis heute eines der bedeutendsten und gesuchtesten. Allein die 150 Abbildungen und Karten, die das Buch zieren und die nach Zeichnungen des Autors aufgeführt wurden, haben beachtlichen Wert. Bis weit in das 18.Jahrhundert hinein wurden sie immer wieder nachgedruckt und nachgeschnitten und prägten weitgehend das Chinabild der Zeit". The double-p. plates are mainly panoramic city views. "Was aber seinem Buch den höchsten Wert verleiht ist die Fülle prachtvollster Kupfertafeln von Städten, Landschaften, Volkstypen" (Henze).

€ (700-900) 750
68 3069 Asia  Salmon T 68 3069 Asia Salmon T
68 3069 Asia  Salmon T 68 3069 Asia Salmon T
68 3069 Asia  Salmon T 68 3069 Asia Salmon T
68/3069 [Asia]. Salmon, T. Hedendaagsche Historie, of Tegenwoordige Staat van alle Volkeren (...). I. Deel. Behelzende de Tegenwoordigen Staet der keizerryken China en Japan, als mede van de Ladrones, Filippynsche en Molukkische eilanden, en van Makassar. Amst., I. Tirion, 1729, (20),90,(4),91- 202,(4),203-442,(4),443-554,(8),555-645,(27)p., engr. frontisp., 3 contemp. (partly) handcol. fold. maps, 7 (fold.) plates, contemp. vellum.

- First endpapers w. 2 diff. bookplates (J.C. Pabst and A.A.H. Stolk), printed library-ticket and old owner's entry; occas. sm. contemp. annots. on first free endpaper and in blank margins; maps w. sm. repairs on fold on verso; yellowed. Binding fine.

= The rare first vol. Contains maps of "China en aangrensende landen", Japan and "Filippynsche, Landrones, Moluccos of specery eilanden, als mede Celebes". Tiele 1033; Lust 454; Cordier, Bibl. Sinica 44; Bibl. Alt-Japan-Katalog 1342. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CXI.

€ (600-800)