An attic book clearing in Amsterdam.

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Duc du Berry, XXL facsimile, belles-riches-heures.html

Folio book book club, 8 luxury bibliophile books in slipcover, foliobooks-bibliophile.html

XXL Vingboons atlas, Dutch East India Company, Number 272 out of 1000 printed. An Atlas of maps, facsimile in full size, VOC Kaarten Vingboons atlas.
Only 1000 copies printed, this is number 272, numbered in the back, very beautifully bound, and embossed, single face fine printing, luxurious slipcover.
As insert in back pocket: scientific notes by J. Van Bracht. Atlas and insert and slipcover in Perfect condition.
Publisher: Fibula van Dishoek,
Price quotations below: between E 390 and E 600. Make me an offer I cannot refuse.




I am Kees, a private person in Amsterdam and I also offer some extraordinary books and objects for sale. Make me a decent offer.


ceramic vase

More ceramics

Glazen tafel, Glass table

japanese Hiroshige II prints

israeli coin sets

Art deco objects, stained glass and museum quality objects

Historic very large Atlas of Israel

KLM houses + apothecary bottles 1950s

ceramic vase,

posters BP oil-industry.

japanese Hiroshige II prints

israeli coin sets

Postage stamp album

Books and stuff


Comix Tintin Franstalig hardcover

Kuifje Nederlands 18x softcover

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1) xx sold

2) Atlas of Israel, HUGE edition published in Israel 1956-1964. Format 67 x 40 cm, thickness 4,5 cm . Full colour Superb state, historic document of the first order... . See 8 big illustrations

3) F.W. Butzgers, Historischer Schul-Atlas zur Alteren, Mittleren und Neuen Geschichte in 324 Haupt-und nebenkarten. 40e Auflage, Velhagen & Klasing, Bielefeld und Leipzig, 1918. 26x18 cm. Redelijke staat, kaft bruin met waterschade.

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Charles Barber, The English Language, a historical introduction, in the series cambridge approaches to Linguistics, Cambridge 1995.

Meyers Blitz Lexicon, die Schnellauskunft für jedermann in Wort und Bild, Bibliographisches Institut AG Leipzig, 1933. revidierter Neudruck. 760 p. 25 x 18 cm.

Lewis Copeland, The Handy Encyclopedia of Useful Information. The New Home Library, Blakiston, Philadelphia, USA., 1946. 21 x 14 cm.

Izis Bidermanas (photographer) Paris des Rêves. La Guide de Livre, Lausanne, 1950, with 45 'textes autographes'. Copper intaglio - the finest printing process ever invented - , in very good state. 28 x 22 cm. Covered in glued plastic book jacket

IZIS BIDERMANAS (photographer). Book title: ISRAEL . Text by Andre Malraux. La Guide de Livre, Lausanne, 1955, Copper intaglio - the finest printing process ever invented - , in good state. 28 x 22 cm . Cover missing. LAUSANNE CLAIREFONTAINE 1955. vol 245, numbered  5153. Frontispice by Chagall Ottimo stato.

50 jaar Wagnervereeninging / Gedenkboek der Wagnerereeniging, Haar geschiedenis in beeld 1884-1934. 280 p. 28,5 x 28,5 cm, good state, Wagner society book celebrating 50 years . Cover gold on black linen, slight wear on the spine.

Ph. Howard, We thundered out, 200 years of the Times (London) 1785-1985. Very large size. Reprints of full pages, often front pages. Hammond, New Jersey.

Milton, Paradise Lost, illustrated by Gustave Dore, notes by Robert Vaughan. New York, Feneton Collier. Large size, with embossed end boards and marbled openings. 311 pages + intro. Perhaps 1890 ?

H + P Massingham, The London Anhology, Phoenix London 1951.

Friso Endt, Weet je nog wel, 1900-1927, local history. Amsterdam, Bezige bij 1957, 1/3 is rotogravure b/w prints high quality, 2/3 is text. Binding lightly frayed.

Exh Cat. Frans Hals, 1989-1990. Frans Hals Museum, Haarlem. 440 pages. Full coler & b/w. Text in Dutch. Nederlands.

Tot Lering en Vermaak, a very rare and much sought after exh cat. on the meaning of 17th c Dutch paintings and their link with emblemata literature, Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam 1976.

Chefs-d'oevre de l'art / grands peintres. Series of large rather thin full color monographs on specific artists books. 1970's. I own about 200 titles. A few titles I own appeared in the parallel Italian series I Maestri del Colore.

York. Historic buildigs in the central area. Royal Commission on historical monuments, a photographic record, 1981 200 plates each with a number of sub-ill.

Peter Goessel, Gabriele Leuthaeuser, L'Architecture du XXe Siecle, Benedikt Taschen, 1991, 432 pages. Full color. new.

Carlo Cresti, Villa & palazzi in Rome, Koenemann, 1999, Full color, 399 pages, like new, but damage by mechanical folds after page 275. Text in Dutch. Like new.

Anthony Blunt, Barok en rococo, architectuur en decoratie, Gaade, Amerongen, 350 pages , full color and b/w, Text in Dutch, like new

Hermann Boekhoff et al, Palaeste Schloesser Rezidenzen, Zentren europaeischer Geschichte. Full color & b/w Westermann, Mueller, Erlangen, 1986


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 A set of early 1960's posters on BP oil industry. Prints on cardboard. Great for decoration or exhibition.



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Comic books, collected in the 1960 &1970's Sjors en Sjimmie, Kuifje, Susje en Wiske, Guust Flater. Dutch language.

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