BAILIFF AND ALDERMEN of Amsterdam decree that mr. Pieter Heijdanus is summoned regarding gardens outside the Utrechtsepoort. 18-12-1779. Ms. on vellum w. adherent wax seal. -- DOCUMENT regarding the coat of arms of King Louis Napoleon. 20-5-1807. Ms. on paper. -- DEED OF AGREEMENT between Cornelis Jacobsz. Molenijser and Gerrit Cammaker on the façade of a house in the Nieustraet, place not mentioned. 30-4-1578. Ms. on paper. -- RECEIPTS for financial transactions between Catharina van der Sande and P. van Hertsbeeck. 1664-1671. 5 mss. on paper. -- And 10 o. rather heterogeneous documents. -- Extra added: envelope containing 10 'disjecta membra'. -- (28).
BIERVLIET -- SEALED STATEMENT of A. Schouten, attorney, regarding attached transfer deed dated 17-11-1617 of the 'Ambachten Axel, Neusen en Biervliet' concerning property of 'tienden' of Biervliet, which passes from the Chapter of Saint Baaf in Ghent to mr. Jacob Cats in Middelburg. 10-5-1783. Ms. on vellum and on paper.
BUDDHIST THAI MANUSCRIPT PHRA MALAI. Leporello folding manuscript. N.d., c. 1900. Double-sided 96 foldout lvs. (145 x 685 mm). W. 18 illuminations (each c. 290 x 200 mm) and decorated borders in sets of two. Each pair on the outer edges with a text in between on five lines. In fine mod. custom made burgundy cloth box w. marbled paper inside. (Old wormholes (rather large at the beginning) and some other defects due to age and careless storage in the past).
PASSPORT for skipper Johan Selgstrom to Bilbao. Amsterdam, 3-12-1793. Ms. on paper, partly printed in civilité type. -- STATEMENT OF APPROVAL by the 'Hof van Holland' for Carolus Antonius Contini as a lawyer. The Hague, 1-2-1788. Printed on vellum. -- Added: 21 o. printed documents w. additions in ms. from the 18th and 19th c.: (funeral) invitations, statements of intention to marry (1 from the 17th c.), a receipt, a death certificate, etc. -- (23).
RECIPE BOOK & PAINTER'S MANUAL -- VEHN, Henricus van de (?). Manuscript with later added 'title' on first leaf: "Beschrijving van recepten, om te schilderen". Late 18th c. (75) lvs. Manuscript in Dutch and German (last 9 lvs.) on laid paper, written in a legible hand. 4°. No binding/cover present.
ROPS, Félicien (1833-1898). Letter to "mon cher Adolphe [Popp]", Paris, n.d. (1870's). Ms. in pencil on 2 sheets of laid paper, signed 'Fely', r° only. 210 x 134 mm each. W. sketch in pencil by the artist representing a hiker (Rops?) with a backpack and a dog on a leash. (Drawing and text on the first leaf slightly run out, the second leaf laid down on paper mount). -- Added: HELIOGRAVURE COUPON, signed by Rops, dated Paris, 1 January 1887, stating that Adolphe Popp is entitled to a copy of the album 'Œuvres Colmes' (?). Printed on certified paper and w. tax stamp. 96 x 245 mm. -- (2).
ROPS, Félicien (1833-1898). Letter to L. (?) Lefebvre. (Essonnes), 9 July 1894. Ms. in ink on laid paper w. watermark 'AB' and a bunch of thistles, folded in two, signed 'F. Rops', r° only. 177 x 111 mm. W. stamped envelope addressed: 'Monsieur L. Lefebvre, Hôtel Terminus, Gare St. Lazare, Paris'.
SCHRASSERT, Johannes -- WILLEM ENGELEN, First Council and Stadtholder of the 'Leenen des Furstendoms Gelre' and 'Graafschaps Zutphen' declares that Johan Schrassert, Attorney for the 'Hove Provintiaal van Gelderland' has acted on behalf of Jurriana Cunera Roderica van Lennip, Douairière van Coevorden. 1-2-1774. Ms. in Dutch on vellum with large adhering seal in red wax.
"SOUVENIR D'AMITIÉ". Album amicorum containing 52 contributions by friends and relatives (?) of the (unknown) dedicatee. Dated between 1801 and 1816. Including 8 'drawings': an accurate drawing in colour of a blue tit (pimpelmees); an engr. allegorical representation of 'Hope', cold. by hand; a drawing in black ink of a rural landscape; a drawing of 2 angels in colour wash; a paper cut vase with flowers; a world map drawn in brown ink; and a round, cold. stipple engr. Sm-8°-obl. Cont. brown cf., richly gilt sides and spine w. green ticket reading 'Souvenir d'amitié'.
VULCAAN ROTTERDAM/RICHTERS -- "FELICITATIE-REGISTER aangeboden aan den heer C.L. Nalenz ter gelegenheid van zijn XXV Jubileum als Directeur der NV Handels- en Transport-Maatschappij 'Vulcaan'. Rotterdam, XV Juni 1935". W. title-p. in cold. (medieval style) calligraphy on vellum by J. Hoogenbos, 9 drawings in cold. ink, signed M. Richters, on vellum under passepartouts and 9 calligraphed lvs. w. the names of all staff members, also under passepartouts. Lge-4°. Cf. bind. w. gilt dec. front side w. initials C.L.N. in the centre, and gilt dec. spine, inside dentelles, silk paste downs, a.e.g.