LOT 753
SOLD €1030,00

[France. Versailles] 't Doolhof te Versailles,

bestaande in XLI. keurelyke verbeeldingevan alle de uitmuntende fonteinen van het zelve doolhof. Verrykt met de uitlegging der fabelen, die door de zelven vertoond worden, in vier taalen, Frans, Engels, Hoog- en Nederduits. Als mede in de zelve Taalen by ieder afbeelding eene uitlegging in Poëezy. In t Nederduits door Anthoni Jansz. van der Goes. Amsterdam, H. Bosch, 1722. (22),81,(5),79,(9) p., with woodcut title vignette, engraved plan and 40 engraved illustrations by W. Swidde (plan and illustrations full-page), contemporary vellum, 4to (desirable copy).

The very rare second edition, beautifully issued in four languages for an international audience. The fountains at Versailles were designed according to Aesop's fables. The first edition appeared in 1682, at Nicolaas Visscher.

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