LOT 520
SOLD €300,00

Arnoldus Montanus. 't Leven en bedryf der Prinsen van Oranje

Willem de eerste. Maurits. Frederik Hendrik. Wilhem de tweede. Wilhem de derde. Aangehecht met de daden der Nassouwsche stam, van het jaar ses honderd twee en tachentig tot dese tijd (...). Printed in Schoonhoven by S. Knudde for A. van den Heuvel and S. Imbrecht in Amsterdam, 1664, 6 parts in one volume, (28),72;108,(8);437,(13); 400;16; 12,(4) pp., engraved frontispiece, title with vignette, 4 portraits of the princes [portrait of William III missing?] and another 12 portraits, 12 folding plates with the part on Maurice and 12 folding plates with the part on Frederick Henry, contemporary vellum, title on spine in ms., stout small 8vo.

Arnoldus Montanus (1625-1683) was a Dutch theologian and historian. He was a minister of the Reformed church first at Schellingwoude and then at Schoonhoven. He published books on various subjects, often related to history, religion or geography. His book De Nieuwe en Onbekende Weereld from 1671 was considered a standard work in Europe at the time.

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