LOT 369
SOLD €400,00

[Basnage & Alewyns] 'T Groot Waerelds Tafereel

Verbeeldende in konst-prenten de heilige en waereldsche geschiedenissen, zedert den aanvang des waerelds tot het uiteinde van de Openbaring van Joannes. (...) De Xde druk. M. Gargon. Amsterdam, J. Lindenbergh, 1721. 2 parts in one volume, consecutive paging.

Folio, leather, boards with double line embroidery with floral and typographical ornaments and central allegorical scene around the celestial sphere in gilt stamping, half title, dedication and portrait Johan Trip van Berkenrode, coloured frontispiece with allegorical scene and the title with facing explanation of the title and 2 coloured engravings, title page with large vignette, portrait of the author J. Basnage by P. van Gunst, (7),298-482 pp., 2nd title and complete with 140 numbered images in copper engraving by Romeyn de Hooghe [one or two to a leaf and one engraving double-page (no. 58)], various engravings incorrectly numbered. 2 maps and a number of tailpieces. Spine with minor damage, various small (water) stains; else a very good copy of this scarce publication.

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