LOT 1757

Lot with 4 works: (1) J.A. Alberdingk Thijm. Gedachtenis eener Doorluchtige Doode

Mededeelingen uit een Dagboek. Amsterdam, C.L. van Langenhuysen, n.d. (1877), 41 p., with lithographed frontispiece portrait, one plate and a facsimile of a letter, original cloth, top edge gilt, 4to (binding slightly stained and with light wear to corners/spine ends).

Rare unique publication for the occasion of the death of Sophie of Württemberg (1818-1877). With dedication in pen: "Aan mijne lieve Zuster Antoinette 5 Dec. 1877 Joseph". PiCarta (3 copies) lists publication date 1878. Furthermore inserted: sheet with letterpress poem "Bij de dood van H.M. de Koningin" by Alberdingk Thijm with his manuscript dedication to Pierre Cuypers [Antoinette's husband], a photographic portrait and a letterpress bifolium with poem dedicated to Joseph Alberdingk Thijm by A.C.Th. Cuypers [Antoinette]; (2) Volks-Almanak voor Nederlandsche Katholieken in het jaar des heeren 1854, bij-een-gebracht door Jos. Alb. Alberdingk Thijm en H.J.C. Nouhuys. Amsterdam, C.L. van Langenhuysen, (1853), XVIII,LXIII,(3),230,(2) p., with folding facsimile, contemporary gilt-lettered silk, all edges gilt, small square 8vo (lacks backstrip, edges worn). Gift from the author to his aunt in honour of a party on 16 December 1853, with signed, manuscript dedication and poem to her. And with 2 more, 1x by Alberdingk Thijm and 1x by J.J.L. ten Kate (copy of W.C. Roëll, with loose inserts) (total 4).

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