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Description: DEAR COLLECTOR / COLLEAGUE DEALER, 'ROBERT'S FAVOURITES is a new activity in which I draw your attention to items in the virtual Fair in which I have an interest. I...
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1 Antique watercolour / submarine warfare / Virtual Print Fair

1 Antique watercolour / submarine warfare / Virtual Print Fair

1 I am interested in history, especcially the First World War, and in particular The War at Sea. I show you a monochrome watercolour of the sinking of the French cruiser Gambetta...
Speculum Orbis Nauticum
12 IJsgezicht Rotterdam / Paulus Constantijn la Fargue, 105

12 IJsgezicht Rotterdam / Paulus Constantijn la Fargue, 105

2 The national sport of the Dutch and especial of the Friezen, is not football as you might think, but skating. The summit is the 'Elfstedentocht', a skating tour along the eleven...
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15 manuscript charts on vellum "The Java Sea" by Isaak de Graaf

15 manuscript charts on vellum "The Java Sea" by Isaak de Graaf

The Dutch East India Company (VOC) was the first company owned by private shareholders. It was immensely successful, it reigned more than two centuries like a sovereign state with...
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2 Kashmir manusc.: Hindu literature, incl. the Bhagavad gita 10

2 Kashmir manusc.: Hindu literature, incl. the Bhagavad gita 10

Description: Kashmir manuscript: “five pearls” of Hindu literature, including the Bhagavad gita, with 5 full-page miniatures [PANCARATNAGITA]. Pancha ratnani. [Kashmir, early...
Speculum Orbis Nauticum
23 The Whale Fishery 'Laying On.' 176

23 The Whale Fishery 'Laying On.' 176

3 In the years 1957-58 I was a cadet of the 'Kweekschool voor de Zeevaart', the oldest naval academy in the world. Now, in the year 2019 I row in a 'whaler', a sloop used to hunt...
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5 Paskaart Noordzee en Zuiderzee – Lucas Jansz. Waghenaer, 1590

5 Paskaart Noordzee en Zuiderzee – Lucas Jansz. Waghenaer, 1590

10 This is my favourite sea chart. It is from Lucas Janszoon Waghenaer’s “Spieghel der Zeevaart” (Miror of navigation). the first printed sea atlas, first published by the...
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