1675 1ed Netherlands Franco-Dutch War Louis XIV Swart Dutch FORTS West Indies

SWART, Steven

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“The Netherland-Historian” is a rare 17th-century historical account of notable voyages, wars, and political history in Europe. This collection of historical reports and letters covers the Franco-Dutch War, political reigns of Louis XIV of France, Charles II of England, and the Prince of Orange, the military influence of Raimondo Montecuccoli, and the strength of importance of European star forts. Publisher Steven Swart included several impressive folding engravings of castle forts and portraits.

 

This 1675 first edition is notable for its inclusion of information on voyages in the West Indies and Suriname. (Sabin).

 

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1675 1ed Netherlands Franco-Dutch War Louis XIV Swart Dutch FORTS West Indies

 

“The Netherland-Historian” is a rare 17th-century historical account of notable voyages, wars, and political history in Europe. This collection of historical reports and letters covers the Franco-Dutch War, political reigns of Louis XIV of France, Charles II of England, and the Prince of Orange, the military influence of Raimondo Montecuccoli, and the strength of importance of European star forts. Publisher Steven Swart included several impressive folding engravings of castle forts and portraits.

 

This 1675 first edition is notable for its inclusion of information on voyages in the West Indies and Suriname. (Sabin).

 

Item number: #8949

Price: $599

 

SWART, Steven

 

The Netherland-historian: containing a true and exact relation of what hath passed in the late warrs between the king of Great Britain, and the French king with their allyes, against the States generall of the United Provinces; from the beginning thereof anno 1671, to the conclusion of peace between his aforesaid Majesty of Britain, and the said states, with the continuation of what hath since happened between France and his allyes, against the said States and their confœderates, to the end of the year 1674; illustrated with above 60 sculptures, being the exact delineations of the most principall fortifications in those provinces, and the pourtraictures of severall mighty princes and eminent officers

 

Amsterdam: Printed by Stephen Swart, bookseller neer the Exchange, in the Crowned Bible, 1675. First edition.

 

Details:

  • Collation: Complete with all pages
    • [4], 560
    • Signatures: []⁴, A⁸-MM⁸.
    • 21 engraved plates (of 29) engravings
      • Note: The ‘60’ as called for on the title page is incorrect
    • References: Sabin 52347
    • Language: English
    • Binding: Leather; tight & secure
    • Size: ~6in X 4in (15cm x 10cm)

 

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Categories

Arts & Architecture

European History

Authors

SWART, Steven

Printing Date

17th Century

Language

English

Binding

Leather

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete