LOT 517
SOLD €120,00

[Proverbs] Two titles in three volumes: (1) De oorsprong en uitlegging

van dagelijks gebruikte Nederduitsche spreekwoorden, opgeheldert tot grondig verstand der Vaderlandsche Moedertaal. Hier zyn bygevoegt [in vol. 2] Natuurlyke voortekenen van allerlei weder. En De school van Salerno. Door Carolus Tuinman. Middelburg, Michiel Schryver, 1726-1727, 7 main parts in 2 volumes (main parts 374 and 248 p.), vol. 1 with engraved frontispiece by La Cave, both volumes with engraved title vignette, contemporary vellum (vol. 1 blindstamped), 4to (occ. foxing/ browning).

Lovely set of this classic on Dutch proverbs. The first volume with signature for approbation in pen by the author on reverse of title page, with his disapproval in letterpress of the publication of poor pirated editions. The first edition of vol. 1 appeared in 1720. The added titles in the second volume treat weather forecasts (incl. superstitious/ incorrect forecasts and an appendix on thermometers and barometers, 54,16,10 p.) and "voorschriften om de gezondheid te bewaren" (School van Salerno, 66 p.). With 1 more: (2) Lovely convolute with rare, illustrated issues numbered "Spreekw. 1" up to and including "Spreekw. 12" with proverbs from the Prent-Magazijn, 2nd-4th year (probably Leiden, c. 1840). (total 3)

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