LOT 547
SOLD €1300,00

[Rijnland] Dou, J.J. & S. v. Broeckhuysen. 't Hooge Heemraedschap van Rhynland

((...) vernieuwd, geamplieerd en gecorrigeerd (d. M. Bolstra)). (Amst., I. Tirion, 1746). Double-p. engr. title, 12 double-p. engr. maps (together forming a wall map of approx. 186 x 168 cm) and 1 double-p. engr. w. projected sluices near Katwijk, all (except engr. title) in fine cont. col. Cont. half goatskin. Large fol.

Spine partly dam., binding rubbed/ chafed, without the extra map of the Haarlemmermeer, which is normally added to this edition, otherwise in good, clean and uncut condition. Third, corrected edition of this fine, coloured and detailed polder atlas of Rijnland in outstanding condition. The maps were engraved by David Coster after Melchior Bolstra's revision and augmentation of the second edition of 1687/88. The last plate represents the 'Concept sluijzen 1629' (representation of the sluices) near Katwijk. Donkersloot-De Vrij, 715 mentions the name of the publisher who can not be found on the maps themselves. She also states that the edition was limited to 650 copies only. Koeman, Geschiedenis van de Kartografie van Nederland, p. 138.

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