Asher Rare Books (Since 1830)

Asher Rare Books (Since 1830)
Contact person: Julius W. Steiner
Address: Tuurdijk 16
3997 MS 't Goy - Houten
Phone: +31(0)306011955
Mobile: +31 (0)6 20303886
Fax: +31(0)306011813
Description of shop:

In 1830 Adolphus Asher (1800-1853) in Berlin established the firm that still bears its name. He quickly became one of the main agents supplying antiquarian books to the British Museum as well as to eminent nineteenth-century scientists such as Alexander von Humboldt and Charles Darwin. In 1933 the company was forced to leave Berlin and relocated in Amsterdam. From 1946 onwards the company has issued numerous catalogues in the fields of natural history, science and travel and voyages. In 2010 the Asher company joint forces with Antiquariaat Forum. The management of the company is now formed by Laurens Hesselink and Julius Steiner, combining the fields covered by their ancestors: atlases, colour platebooks; natural history; travel & voyages, fine books & manuscripts.

Specialties: - Natural history
Other specialties: Early printing - Manuscripts - Travel - Atlases, maps and views -
Nautical science - Natural history - Bibles - Science and technology
Bookseller's catalogues:

- 2017 Economic History & Trade
- 2017 Religion II
- 2017 Slavery
- 2017 Natural History III
- 2017 Natural History II
- 2017 Natural History I
- 2017 Spring Catalogue
- 2017 Autographs, Pamphlets, Broadsheets, Letters, Dissertations, Documents, Photographs & Drawings
- 2017 Bindings

Opening hours: By appointment only
Sales information: Terms of Trade: All items are offered subject to prior sale. Prices are nett and in EURO. VAT/BTW, postage, and insurance are not included. EU customers: please quote your VAT number when placing orders. Return policy: 10 days with notification, full refund. Preferred mode of payment: In advance by check, wire transfer or bank draft. Arrangements can be made for MasterCard o rVISA.
VAT number:NL 001 628 185 B01
Association: Nederlandsche Vereeniging van Antiquaren