Adolphus Brachelius - Historia nostri temporis, dat is, geschiedenis onses tijdts - 100 (!) portretten - 1666

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Adolphus Brachelius - Historia nostri temporis, dat is, geschiedenis onses tijdts - 100 (!) portretten - 1666
History, Illustrated, Politics - Quantity: 1 - tipped in plates - Book

Adolphus Brachelius - Historia nostri temporis, dat is, geschiedenis onses tijdts:: Beginnende met het jaer 1618, en vervolght tot het jaer 1654. Uyt de Latijnsche in de Nederduytsche tael overgezet. - Amsterdam, Samuel Imbrecht, 1666 - first and only edition - (14) + 648 pp + 100 portraits - original parchment - 17 × 11 × 6 cm

Condition: very good - neat original binding; neat and solid block; overall very neat, crisp and white pages.
The pictures are a bit dark, this is caused by twilight when they were taken; in reality the paper is remarkably white.

Very scarce work in a very rare condition!

Contains, in addition to the author's (?) portrait and a folding copper engraving of a naval battle, no less than 100 (!) portraits of emperors, kings, nobles and celebrities from many countries. The amount of portraits is really unique!
See pictures.

Collector's and must-have item for researchers of the genealogy of (European) noble and royal families!

Lot details
Object
Book
Number of Books
1
Subject
History, Illustrated, Politics
Author/ Illustrator
Adolphus Brachelius
Book Title
Historia nostri temporis, dat is, geschiedenis onses tijdts - 100 (!) portretten
Condition
Very good
Publication year oldest item
1666
Edition
1st Edition
Language
Dutch
Original language
Yes
Publisher
Amsterdam, Samuel Imbrecht
Binding/ Material
Vellum
Extras
tipped in plates
Number of pages
662
Dimensions
17×11 cm
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