Willem Bilderdijk - Mengelpoezij - 1799

Description
Willem Bilderdijk - Mengelpoezij - 1799
Literature, Poetry - Quantity: 1 - Book

Bound in half-leather binding; spine with gilt stamping, red morocco-leather letter and green morocco-leather ornament. Boards with ornamental paper (home-made marbled paper). Marbled edges. Beautiful copy. Spine slightly damaged. Interior pristine.

525a Bilderdijk and Fix
Bilderdijk, Willem (1756-1831), Mengelpoezij, (vignette of C.J.de Huijzer with image of 'Ossiaan', with caption: 'Kom tot den jongsten toon van Konaas grijzen Zanger!'

convolute
Bound together “’t vervolg der Mengelpoëzij, Bevattende vertellingen en romances”.

contents
In the first part, successively: a poem about the ‘Starrenhemel’ (dedicated to Bilderdijk's sister-in-law Elter-Woesthoven), ‘een vijftal Navolgingen van Ossian, welke het voorrecht hebben van ‘naar het oorspronklijk’ (probably made available by Henry II Fix from Zwolle) ‘zelf bewerkt te zijn (en) Macphersons Engelsche Uitgave niet dom aan te kleven’ and loose poems of diverse nature, ‘het door mij altoos geliefkoosde vak der Erotiques niet vergetende’.

literature
In the historical novel ‘Fameuze dames’ (2017) Cato van Aa describes how these poems ended up with publisher Catharina Dóll Egges. Via a trip to London and an affair with Bilderdijk. The handsome poet also had an adventure with Katharina Wilhelmina Schweickhart. He writes about this in this collection.

525b Romances van Bilderdijk

Bilderdijk, Willem (1756-1831), Mengelpoezij, Bevattende vertellingen en romances, (allegoric vignette of C.J.de Huijzer).

convolute
Together with the first part of the Mengelpoezij

contents
This sequel of the Mengelpoëzij contains narratives (including Ridder Sox) and romances, including fables) ‘van gants verschillenden smaak’.

Lot details
Object
Book
Number of Books
1
Subject
Literature, Poetry
Author/ Illustrator
Willem Bilderdijk
Book Title
Mengelpoezij
Condition
Good
Publication year oldest item
1799
Edition
1st Edition
Language
Dutch
Original language
Yes
Publisher
Amsterdam, De Weduwe J.Dóll
Binding/ Material
Half leather
Number of pages
626
Dimensions
205×133 mm
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