Exciting, pleasant, entertaining, astonishing, this guide to Amsterdam, of which the editors also seem to be the authors, was published for the first time in 1701. We discover all the architectural treasures that the city conceals there and gives a large number of information on its operation. Abundantly illustrated with 35 boards, most of which are fold-out, including 8 with a vexillological theme.
The guide, or new description of Amsterdam; Teaching travelers and negoçians, its origin, its enlargements and its present state; its splendor, its commerce, and the description of its buildings, streets, ports, canals, bridges, locks, & the departure of posts, wagons, boats, & c. With a Description of its beautiful Town House, and all that it contains curious
1 Volume In-8 of: (14) ff., 359 pages, (8) ff.
27 folding sheets of the most famous buildings including, the town hall, churches, gates, buildings of the Dutch East India Company, the Portuguese synagogue ...
8 boards of flags of the boats in the port
In Amsterdam with the Heirs of J. Ratelband & Associés - 1734
Period full calf - Ribbed back - Gilded finials on the boxes - Title piece - Red slices
Flat rubbed - Blunt corners - split jaw - Slice of gutter discolored due to poor exposure (No damage to the text or engravings, no halo, slight fragility on the edges of the pages) - Good condition of the text and engravings - Little commmon
- Number of Books
- Geography, Illustrated, Travels
- Book Title
- Le Guide ou Nouvelle Description d’Amsterdam
- Publication year oldest item
- Original language
- À Amsterdam chez les Héritiers de J. Ratelband & Associés
- Binding/ Material
- Number of pages
- 16×9.5 cm