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LOT 689
SOLD €1900,00

Philips von Zesen Beschreibung der Stadt Amsterdam (...).

Amsterdam, J. Noschen, 1664, (6),398,(22) pp., illustrated frontispiece with title, title with vignette in woodcut, 1 folding profile, 3 folding plans, 1 folding bird's eye perspective, 68 views and 1 text illustrations, turned vellum, 4to.

Binding with ms. title on spine, front board with stylised letter F, back board with family arms, both in gilt stamping; frontispiece with minor dam. outside the image, occ. mild tanning; else a very good and complete copy. One of the best and loveliest city descriptions of Amsterdam, with many fine engravings. The number of plates can vary greatly between copies, our copy has the same plates as the copy digitised by Google. Such complete copies are fairly rare.

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