Novvs orbis, sive Descriptio Indiae Occidentalis, auctore Antonio Herrera …
Metaphraste C. Barlaeo. Acc. et aliorum Indiae e Occidentalis descriptiones et navigationis nuperae Australis Jac. le Maire historia, uti et navigationum omnium per Fretum Magellanicum succincta narratio. Also titled: Descriptio Indiae Occidentalis per Antonium de Herrera Regium Indiarum et Castellae Historiographum. Amstelodami [Amsterdam] : Colinius [Colijn, Michiel], M. D. C. XXII .…
Ongeluckige voyagie, van’t schip Batavia, nae de Oost-Indien.
Amsterdam : Jan Jansz, 1647. First edition. Small quarto, papered boards, pp. [ii – title leaf], 118, lacking final blank (as in most copies); six folding copperplates (plate V provided in expert facsimile), some very pale marginal water stains, tiny worm hole to margin of first few leaves, a clean…
Verhandelingen van het Bataviaasch Genootschap van Kunsten en Wetenschappen. Derde deel. 
Te Batavia : Ter Lands Drukkerij, 1824. “Tweede druk” (second printing). Thick octavo, original printed orange wrappers (paper restored along spine), title with early ownership inscription, pp 48, 335,  index, 1 folding table,  blank; mild waterstaining to top edges of some leaves (not affecting legibility), otherwise clean and…
Almanak en naamregister voor Nederlandsch-Indië, voor het jaar 1855.
Batavia : Ter Lands-Drukkerij, 1854. Octavo, bound in recent marbled papered boards, upper board with blue calf title label with gilt lettering and ornament, pp 3-86 (i.e. lacking the front wrapper),  folding table,  contents page; internally clean, a good copy. A mid-nineteenth century Batavia imprint. The Almanak en…
Bijdrage tot de kennis van het Japansche rijk.
Amsterdam : J. Müller & Comp., 1833. First and only contemporary edition. Large quarto, original pictorial stiff wrappers (very light foxing, spine rubbed), all edges gilt, hand-coloured lithographic frontispiece, pp. vii, (3), 320, with a further 14 hand-coloured lithographic plates, all with tissue guards intact; scattered mild foxing; a very…
De Medusa in de wateren van Japan, in 1863 en 1864.
s’Gravenhage : de gebroeders van Cleef, 1865. First edition. Octavo, later half cloth over marbled papered boards (rubbed), new endpapers, pp xii, , 150, with 5 folding tinted lithographed maps at rear; lacking the original wrappers; clean throughout, the maps with occasional short edge tears and browning; a good copy,…
A treatise on the culture of the vine, and the art of making wine; compiled from the works of Chaptal, and other French writers; and from the notes of the compiler, during a residence in some of the Wine Provinces of France.
Australia [i.e. Sydney], R. Howe, Government Printer, 1825. Small quarto (octavo in fours), early diced morocco with gilt borders, rebacked with new spine and endpapers, the preserved original front free-endpaper inscribed by the printer ‘No. 111. A Testimony of Old Friendship renewed. R. Howe. Bastile, June 4, 1825. To the Rev.…
Manuscript diary, with original photographs, of a young English visitor to Barambah Station (later Cherbourg), southeast Queensland; with entries describing Sydney and Melbourne. September – December 1891.
An important eyewitness account of life on Barambah Station at the close of the nineteenth century. Henry Penny’s Improved Patent Metallic Pocket-book Diary, oblong duodecimo, limp leather, marbled endpapers; manuscript in ink, pp ; the first page inscribed ‘Ingham Spinks. Diary, 1891. What I did part of the time in…
The Isle of San
A phantasy by Leon Gellert with five original etchings by Norman Lindsay. Sydney : Art in Australia, 1919. Folio, quarter-vellum over green cloth (a few light marks), pp 139 with initials printed in red, frontispiece portrait after an etching by Lindsay, five original large etchings with lettered tissue-guards by Norman…
Album of the kings & queens of Victoria
[Melbourne : compiled and published by H. Perkins & Co., The Gift Depot, c.1880]. Duodecimo, original cloth-backed faux tortoise-shell pattern papered boards with gilt stamped lettering and ornament, containing folding concertina of  panels with leporello reproductions of Kruger’s photographic portraits of surviving leaders of Aboriginal tribes of Victoria, originally…
The art of Rosaleen Norton : with poems by Gavin Greenlees (Signed by Norton and Greenlees)
Sydney : Walter Glover, 1952. ‘This edition limited to one thousand copies, three hundred and fifty of which are bound in leather and six hundred and fifty with fabric. The first twenty copies include an original coloured work by Miss Norton. The number of this copy is 461’ (colophon). Quarto,…
BUSBY, James (1801-1871)
A treatise on the culture of the vine, and the art of making wine; compiled from the works of Chaptal, and other French writers; and from the notes of the compiler, during a residence in some of the Wine Provinces of France.Read more
GELLERT, Leon (1892-1977); LINDSAY, Norman (1876-1969)
The Isle of SanRead more
SPINKS, Ingham (1879-1935)
Manuscript diary, with original photographs, of a young English visitor to Barambah Station (later Cherbourg), southeast Queensland; with entries describing Sydney and Melbourne. September – December 1891.Read more
KRUGER, Johann Friedrich Carl (Fred), (1831-1888); [PERKINS, Horace]
Album of the kings & queens of VictoriaRead more
GORDON, Adam Lindsay (1833-1870)
Bush ballads and galloping rhymes. By the author of “Ashtaroth”. (First edition)Read more
MOXHAM, Miriam (1885-1971)
Poems / by Miriam Moxham ; illustrated by the author.Read more
HOLDSWORTH, Philip J.
Station hunting on the Warrego, Australia : At the valley of the Popran, and other poems.Read more
STEAD, Christina (1902-1983)
The Salzburg tales (First edition; signed copy)Read more
Featured Catalogue | The Dutch abroad
Dear Friends and Colleagues,
We are proud to present our latest catalogue, The Dutch abroad : Rare books from the collection of Nicholas Ingleton.
You can download the catalogue here
or visit the category The Dutch abroad on our website
We will be exhibiting these books at the 36th Amsterdam International Antiquarian Book & Map Fair, 30 September – 1 October 2017, to be held at the Marriott Hotel. If you will be in Amsterdam during this time, we’d love to see you – please do stop by and say hello (Stand 45).
The undoubted star of the catalogue is a copy of the first edition of Pelsaert’s account of the wreck of the Batavia (Amsterdam, 1647), a legendary rarity which is the first book on Australia and which also contains the first European images of Australia. Other highlights include a scarcely recorded book printed by the Dutch on Dejima, the trading post in Nagasaki harbour, in 1862 (a guide to medicine written for the Imperial Japanese Medical School); the first edition of the first full account of Roggeveen’s voyage (Dordrecht, 1728); and an early Latin edition of Schouten’s voyage account (Amsterdam, 1619).
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