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70 2883 Bor Chrz P
70 2883 Bor Chrz  P
70 2883 Bor Chrz  P
70 2883 Bor Chrz  P
70/2883 Bor Chrz., P. Oorsprongk, begin, en vervolgh der Nederlandsche oorlogen, beroerten, en borgerlyke oneenigheden [1550-1600]. Amst., Wed. J. van Someren a.o., 1679-1684, 4 vols., 4 ident. engr. frontisp., 4 ident. woodcut printer's marks, 40 full-p. engr. portraits, 40 double-p. plates (1 full-p.) mainly by J. LUIKEN, contemp. unif. calf w. gilt spine, folio.

- A few lvs. w. marginal tear within the text; contemp. owner's entry on first free endpaper of each vol.; (sl.) foxed; a few lvs. mispaginated. All spines professionally restored; spine-ends dam.; corners partly showing; gilt mostly worn away.

= Haitsma Mulier/ Van der Lem 75c; Klaversma/ Hannema 271-274; Van Eeghen/ Van der Kellen 9. "Het is ongetwijfeld de rijkste en echtste bron voor de geschiedenis van dat tijdvak." (Van der Wind p.241). Finely illustrated, with views of i.a. Bergen op Zoom, Breda, Grave, Haarlem, Hoorn, Nijmegen, Maastricht and the wintering on Nova Zembla. Copy with the plate of a stranded whale, not called for in the index. On this print by W. van der Gouwen after H. Goltzius and J. Matham see Ingalls, Whaling Prints 359: "It is particularly important as a prototype for both whale print iconography and seventeenth-century Dutch landscapes. This particular depiction of a sperm whale was to be copied for two hundred years in European stranded whale and natural history prints. Similarly, the device of depicting the receding shoreline appears throughout the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries in Dutch prints and paintings."

€ (700-900) 1000