One of 50 Special Copies
GYSBRECHT VAN AEMSTEL D'ONDERGANG VAN ZIJN STAD EN ZIJN BALLINGSCHAP TREVRSPEL.
Text in Dutch. Limited, numbered (in Roman numerals) edition of 50 printed on Dutch paper. 435 copies, numbered in Arabic numerals, were also printed on English paper. This copy is one of the 50 on Dutch laid paper. No. 25 in the series "Trajectum ad Mosam." Frontispiece woodcut portrait by J. Franken Pzn. Initials by Alphonse Stols. Play by Ioost van den Vondel about a siege of Amsterdam in 1304, first produced in 1638. Two page prospectus and bookseller's description laid in. Coat of arms stamped on front wrapper, partly gilt. Wrappers warped and lightly soiled.
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First German edition from the 1858 first edition published in Paris. (Mejer 1642). From the reference library of the Zaehnsdorf Company with a commemorative booklabel loosely inserted with the bookplate of the Zaehnsdorf Company. This copy has been completely interleaved. The former owner has translated the German text to English on five of the preliminary pages and two pages at the end. Loosely inserted in the back is a note in red ink headed "Memo for Cundall." Covers rubbed with wear at head of spine.