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Beautifully illustrated commemoration of the triumphal entry of William III into the Hague

[BIDLOO, Govert and Romeyn de HOOGHE]. Komste van Zyne Majesteit Willem III. Koning van Groot Britanje, enz. in Holland; ofte omstandelyke beschryving van alles, het welke op des zelfs komste en geduurende zyn verblyf, in 's Graavenhaage en elders, ten teeken van vreugde en eere, is opgerecht en voorgevallen.
The Hague, Arnoud Leers, 1691. Folio. With an engraved title-page by Romeyn de Hooghe, a letterpress title-page with Leer's woodcut device, a portrait of King William III by Van Gunst and 14 engraved plates (11 double-page) by Romeyn de Hooghe, showing his triumphal entry into the Hague, the ceremonies, the triumphal arches, their paintings and sculptures, the nightly illumination of the town hall, the fireworks, etc. Further with an extra added engraved plate of King William's tomb by Daniel Marot. Contemporary calf, gold-tooled spine and board edges. Full description
€ 5,850
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Students dressed up in 16th-century costumes
On occasion of the 295th anniversary of Leiden University

[BOS, Gerardus Johannes]. Gecostumeerde optogt gehouden door de leden van het Leidsche Studenten-Corps den 7den junij 1870. Ter viering van den 295sten verjaardag der Leidsche Hoogeschool, voorstellende Bezoek gebragt aan Leiden in 1586, door Robert Lord Dudley, Baron van Denbigh, Graaf van Leicester, enz, enz.
Leiden, Jac. Hazenberg, Corn. & Sons, [1870]. Oblong folio (ca. 28 x 37 cm). Text printed on blue paper, 36 hand-coloured lithographed folding plates with keys printed below, bound as leporello (27.5 cm x 12,8 m(!)), partly gilt. Contemporary red morocco portfolio, gilt central ornament with title in gold ''Maskerade Leiden 1870'' on front cover, red ties. Full description
€ 2,500
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With Romeyn de Hooghe’s rare series of 14 fine etchings of the stunning gardens at Enghien near Brussels

COLOM, Jacob Aertsz. La flamboyante colomne des Pays-Bas autrement dict Les XVII. provinces.
Amsterdam, Jacob Aertsz. Colom, 1636. Oblong 4to. With an engraved title-page with a letterpress slip bearing the title in French pasted over the engraved title in Dutch, 42 engraved maps and 3 engraved plates with 117 small portraits mostly of the Counts of Holland and Flanders; all plates on integral leaves.
With: (2) [HOOGHE, Romeyn de]. Platte grond en opgeligte, bouw, plant, en scheer-werken van het onweergadelijke lust-perk van Enguien.
Leiden, Johannes Tangena, [ca. 1685]. Oblong small folio. With 14 engraved plates (plate size 13 x 16 cm except 1 folding 13 x 47.5 cm), the folding plate signed by Romeyn de Hooghe. 2 works in 1 volume (19 x 25 cm). Contemporary half pigskin, gold brocade paper sides with coloured vines, leaves, flowers and numerous birds. Full description
€ 12,500
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Charming series of Dutch costume plates

[COSTUMES - NETHERLANDS]. Kleederdragten en typen der bewoners van Nederland.
Amsterdam, P.G. van Lom, [1863?]. Accordion-folded print series (10.5 x 6.5 cm), with 16 tinted lithographed plates, publisher's colouring and heightened with gum arabic. Publisher's original boards, with title on front. Full description
€ 750
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Standard work on the nobility of Friesland with 252 beautifully coloured coats of arms

HAAN HETTEMA, Montanus de and Arent van HALMAEL. Stamboek van den Frieschen, vroegeren en lateren, adel, uit oude en echte bescheiden en aanteekeningen, en met bijvoeging van de wapens der onderscheidene geslachten, opgemaakt.
Leeuwarden, D. Meindersma, 1846. 2 volumes. Large folio (45.5 x 29.5 cm). With 2 lithographed title-pages, 2 folding letterpress tables, 42 full-page hand-coloured lithographed plates (with the heraldic tinctures, including gold and silver), each showing 6 coats of arms. Contemporary gold-tooled mottled calf, each board with arms with a count's(?) crown and a chain with the order of Malta. Full description
€ 6,500
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8 large plans and elevations of an innovative 1687 house on an island in the River Vecht

KRAMER, Herbert. [Huis te Nigtevecht, incipit:] Aan den edelen agtbaren heer Pieter Reael, heere tot Nigtevegt, oud-schepen en raad der stad Amsterdam. ende aan syn eds. waarde gemalinne mevrou Maria Eleonora Huidecoper van Maarseveen, vrouwe tot Nigtevegt. werden dese gronden en gezigten van haar edd. huys, met schuldige eerbiedigheyt opgedragen.
Amsterdam, Cornelis Danckerts the younger, [ca. 1696]. Royal folio (44.5 x 29.5). With 8 double-page engraved plates (plate size mostly ca. 29.5 x 35.5 cm) by Bastiaan Stopendaal after the designs of Herbert Kramer; and a half-page engraved coats-of-arms of Reael and his wife on the back of the dedication page. Modern half maroon goatskin morocco. Full description
€ 4,500
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Beautiful engraved views of Heemstede castle and gardens

MOUCHERON, Isaac de. Plusieurs belles, et plaisante veües et la cour de Heemstede, dans la Province d'Utrecht. | Verscheyde schoone en vermaakelyke gezigten van Heemstede, gelegen in de Provintie van Utrecht.
[Amsterdam], Hendrik de Leth, [ca. 1731/40]. Oblong 4to. With 26 numbered engraved plates, including the title-page. Slightly later half cloth. Full description
€ 2,750
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Heralds of a new age: three first editions
Including the first Renaissance narrative poetical works in Dutch
With 17 Coornhert illustrations

NOOT, Jan van der. Cort begryp der XII. boeken Olympiados. ... Abregé des douze livres Olympiades.
Antwerp, Gillis van den Rade, 1579. With 1 engraved plate (portrait of the author), 17 full-page engravings (ca. 16 x 11.5 cm.) by Dirk Volkertsz. Coornhert after designs of the monogrammist CVSK and a full-page woodcut of an obelisk at the end, signed with the monogram "HE".
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(2) NOOT, Jan van der. Lofsang van Braband. ... Hymne de Braband.
Antwerp, Gillis van den Rade, 1580. With 4 full-page woodcuts (portrait of the author, allegorical illustration, arms of Brabant and the other 16 provinces, and an obelisk).
(3) NOOT, Jan van der. Verscheyden poeticsche werken. ... Divers oeuvres poetiques.
Antwerp, Gillis van den Rade, 1581. With full-page woodcut portrait of the author, and a full-page woodcut obelisk at the end. 3 works in 1 volume. Folio. All 3 works with text in Dutch and French. Early 18th-century gold-tooled mottled calf. Full description
€ 45,000
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