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Lot nr:995
Book nr:28993
Author:VRIES, Simon de
Title:Curieuse Aenmerckingen der bysondere Oost en West-Indische Verwonderens-waerdige Dingen, Nevens die van China, Africa, en andere Gewesten des Werelds
Town:Utrecht
Publisher:J. Ribbius
Year:1682
Description:4 vols. in-4to, 4 diff. etched frontisp. and 60 etched (double-p.) plates by R. DE HOOGHE, 1 engr. plate by DOESBURGH, 15 double-p. engr. maps by SANSON. Some very light defects. Orig. unif. vellum bindings with 2 mor. letterpieces. Good copy
Note:First edition of this rare and important work.
Sabin 19854; Tiele 260; cat. NHSM p.240; Muller 1565: "Contains a vast amount of most interesting particulars, historical, geographical, linguistic etc. on the manners and customs, on the private life etc., the whole illustrated by maps and curious plates. Also the articles of surrender of New Netherland may be found in it." Much enlarged adaptation of ERASMUS FRANCISCUS, Neu polirter Geschichts- Kunst- u. Sitten-Spiegel ausländischer Völker, als: Sineser, Japaner, Indostaner, Abyssinier (Nürnberg, 1670) and IDEM, Guinesischer u. Americanischer Blumenbusch (Nürnberg, 1669). For the very remarkable plates by Romeyn de Hooghe, Landwehr, R. de H. as bookill. 58: "The illustrations by R. de H. belong to the most interesting of his oeuvre." Contains maps of i.a. Ceylon and Maldives, Tierra del Fuego, Central America, Turkey, Africa, course of the Amazon, Egypt, Florida, Colombia and Venezuela, Chili, Asia, China, India.
Price:€3000 - €4500
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