Amsterdam — The first book was printed in Italy in 1465, only ten years after the Gutenberg Bible. It is natural then, that there are many fine, early volumes available from Italy.
Amsterdam — Maps show the knowledge of the geography of a place at a given time, and Henricus Hondius’
Amsterdam — The Dutch have always been known for beautiful flowers, and particularly for their tulips.
Amsterdam — Catawiki is proud to present a lovely copy of the world view of Ortelius, from his Theatrum Orbis Terrarum. The piece has a nice contemporary colouring and minimal wear.
Amsterdam — Nearly every book collector loves an early text.  This early French text, which explains the meaning and symbolism of the clothing a priest wears, is particularly fascinating to al
Assen, The Netherlands — Catawiki offers a wonderful edition of Maxime du Camp’s 1952 photo book, Egypte, Nubie, Palestine et Syrie, which depicts his travels to Egypt and the
The term “banned books” means many different things, depending on where you live.
Sometimes a book is as much about its provenance as the item itself.