BRANDT, Geeraert (1626-1685). La vie de Michel de Ruiter... où est comprise l'histoire maritime des Provinces Unies, depuis l'an 1652 à 1676. Amsterdam: P. & P.Blaeu, 1698. 2° (357 x 226mm). Title in red and black. Engraved additional title, portrait of de Ruiter, plate of Ruiter's tomb and 7 double-page or folding plates by Stoopendael (6 of sea-battles). Contemporary panelled calf, the covers panelled in blind with fillets and a floral roll, one panel with cornerpiece tool signed T.L., spine in seven compartments with raised bands, red morocco lettering-piece, the uppermost with onlaid red morocco lozenge gilt tooled with elephant crest tool. Provenance: Sir Andrew Fountaine (binding).
John Durant BREVAL (1680?-1738). Remarks on several parts of Europe.. France, the Low Countries, Lorrain, Alsatia, Germany, Savoy, Tyrol, Switzerland, Italy and Spain. London: 1726. 2 volumes in one, 2° (390 x 245mm). 4pp. subscriber's list. Two emblematic frontispieces, 1 double-page map, 43 plates on 42 sheets (9 double-page, 2 folding). Contemporary English mottled calf gilt, spine in seven compartments with raised bands, red morocco lettering-piece in one, the others with repeat decoration, each with centrally-placed elephant-crest tool (joints slightly split). Provenance: Sir Andrew Fountaine (subscriber, binding). SUBSCRIBER'S COPY OF FIRST EDITION.
And nine others (William ROBERTSON. [Selected works]. 1769-1804. 5 works in 8 volumes, 4°. Uniformly bound for Andrew Fountaine in early-19th-century half russia gilt; [William TAPLIN]. The Sportsman's Cabinet. 1804. Vol.II only. Contemporary calf gilt). (11)