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Lot 171

ANTIQUE ILLUSTRATED DUTCH POETRY ALMATER - GEHEIMENIANSEN VELLUM BINDING 1718

Estimate: $438 - $500

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$1,000 $250
$10,000 $500
$25,000 $1,000

Year/Century: 18th century
Language: Dutch
Subject: Literature & Fiction
Binding: Vellum
Description: Joost van den Vondel (1587 - 1679) wrote ALTAER - GEHEIMENISSEN Ontvouwen in drie Boecken by Door. Te Keulen (1718) Original blindstamped vellum, title-vignette, and frontispiece all engraved. Featuring a few engravings Measures 6 1/2 by 8 1/4"; excellent condition, some wear Text in Dutch "The most well-known Dutch poet and dramatist of the 17th century was Joost van den Vondel, a writer and playwright from the Netherlands. The plays he wrote during that time are still the most popular, and his 1662 epic Joannes de Boetgezant, which tells the story of John the Baptist, has been dubbed the best Dutch epic."

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