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2350 | Rare Bibles, Books, & Manuscripts

Sun, Dec 3, 2023 12:00PM EST
Lot 36


Estimate: $3,937.50 - $4,500

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Year/Century: 17th century
Language: Dutch
Subject: History
Binding: Vellum
Description: Seven volumes in their original blind-stamped vellum, all uniformly bound. HISTORIEN ONSES TYDS voorgevallen in en omtrent de Vereenigde Nederlanden en door geheel Europa, mitsgaders in meest alle andere deelen van de werelds. Beginning in 1669, when the Heer Lieuwe van Aitzema was established, and ending in 1679 with the sluyten of the Nimeegsche and generale vrede. Written by [VAN AITZEMA] L. SYLVIUS (=L. V.D. BOSCH) History including events related to states and wars that happened in the Netherlands, across Europe, and in almost every other country in the world. Starting when it departed the Lord Lieuwe of Aitzema in 1669 and concluding in 1679... New Amsterdam, J. Ten Hoorn; J. Bouman, 1685, two volumes in one. 8–714–8; 2–376–216; 55–(9) p. Folio: 10 by 16" With 25 engraved plates: engraved frontispiece; 1 double page map of Holland, Utrecht and part of Gelderland; 2 double-page plates of fortresses; 7 double page plates of sieges by C. Decker (siege of Maastricht with movable part); 11 portraits (some equestrian); 1 double page sea ??battle; 1 double page plate of the burial procession of Michiel de Ruyter; and 1 double-page plate of peace negotiations. Included: Lieuwe van Aitzema. United Netherlands history, beginning with the Year 1621 (...) and ending with the beginning of the Year 1669. The Hague, J. Vely, J. Tongerloo and J. Doll, 1669 -1672 6 volumes. Folios: 10 by 16" Every component has a frontispiece etched by H. Bary after V. Schuer, with a first-part etched portrait. Excellent condition, some wear


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