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Portuguese break 1546 Muslim siege of Diu in Gujarat

TEIVE, Diogo de (Jacobo TEVIO). Com[m]entarius de rebus in India apud Dium gestis anno salutis nostrae M. D. XLVI.
Coimbra, (colophon: produced by João de Barreira and João Álvares, printers to the King), 1548. Small 4to (18.5×13.5 cm). With woodcut arms of King João III of Portugal on title-page. Set in Peter Schoeffer the younger's Parangon (121 mm/20 line or 18 point) italic and with an extremely early use of Claude Garamont's Canon roman (not previously recorded before 1549). Gold-tooled red sheepskin (18th-century refurbished in the 19th century). Full description
€ 45,000
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Well-published world atlas with 109 engraved maps, all coloured by hand

TIRION, Isaak. Nieuwe en beknopte hand-atlas. Bestaande in eene verzameling van eenige der algemeenste en nodigste landkaarten; ... na de alderlaatste ontdekkingen van De L'Isle en anderen opgesteld.
Amsterdam, [widow of] Isaak Tirion, [1770]. Folio (42 x 26.5 cm). With 109 engraved maps (106 double-page and 3 larger folding; plate size mostly ca. 30 x 34 cm), all coloured as published. Contemporary half calf. Full description
€ 28,000
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Egypt in 309 beautiful illustrations, many in colour

VALERIANI, Domenico and Girolamo SEGATO. Nuova illustrazione istorico-monumentale del basso e dell'alto Egitto.
Including: Atlante monumentale del basso e dell'alto Egitto.
Florence, Paolo Fumagalli, 1836-1837 (text) & 1837-1841 (plates). 2 text volumes (8vo) and 2 plates volumes (large folio). With engraved portrait of Segato as frontispiece in the first text volume and the plate volumes with 160 engraved and aquatint plates (7 double-page), including 51 tinted and/or coloured by a contemporary hand; many plates contain multiple illustrations, making 309 illustrations in total. Contemporary green (text vols.) and brown (plates vols.) half morocco. Full description
€ 18,000
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Reinvigorating the corrupt Dutch East India Company

[VOC]. Missive van bewinthebberen van de Oost-Indische Compagnie, in dato den 21. april 1742., vervattende de poincten die zullen konnen dienen tot redres in de administratie en beheeringe van de zaecken van de Oost-Indische Compagnie, &c; relatyf tot de Staeten Notulen van den 2. Augustus 1742.
[The Hague, 1742]. Folio (30.5 x 19.5 cm). Disbound. Full description
€ 2,500
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Compilation of all charters granted to the VOC up until 1754

[VOC]. Octroy, by de hoog mog. Heeren Staaten Generaal der Vereenigde Nederlanden verleend aan de Oostindische Compagnie. In dato den 20 Maart 1602. Mitsgaders reglement, limitatie, ampliatie en continuatien van het voorschreeve octroy, ...
The Hague, Jacobus Scheltus, 1743. 2 volumes. 4to. Contemporary marbled wrappers.
With: (2) Prolongatie van het octroy voor de Oostindische Compagnie, voor den tyd van twaalf jaaren, en sulks tot den jaare 1754 incluis.
(Colophon:) The Hague, Jacobus Scheltus, 1743. Full description
€ 1,250
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Charter of the Dutch East India Company

[VOC]. Octroy, by de hoog mog. heeren Staaten Generaal der Vereenigde Nederlanden verleend aan de Oostindische Compagnie. In dato den 20 maart 1602. mitsgaders reglement, limitatie, ampliatie en continuatien van het voorschreeve octroy, tot den jaare 1700 incluys. … En nog prolongatie en publicatie voor den tyd van twintig jaaren, en sulks tot den jaare 1774 incluys.
The Hague, Jacobus Scheltus, 1748[-1755?]. 4to. Later half vellum. Full description
€ 950
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