[Petrus Adriaanszoon Loosjes] - Vaderlandsche historie der V. Nederlanden [..] ten vervolge van Wagenaars Vaderlandsche historie - 1786

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[Petrus Adriaanszoon Loosjes] - Vaderlandsche historie der V. Nederlanden [..] ten vervolge van Wagenaars Vaderlandsche historie - 1786
History, Illustrated - Quantity: 42 - Book

Vaderlandsche Historie, vervattende de Geschiedenissen der nu Vereenigde Nederlanden, inzonderheid die van Holland., Zints den aanvang der Noord-Americaansche onlusten, en den daar uit gevolgden oorlog tusschen Engeland en deezen staat, tot den tegenwoordige tyd, ten vervolge van Wagenaars Vaderlandsche Historie. - Amsterdam, Johannes Allart, 1786/1802 - 42 (of the 48 - last 6 volumes are missing) - more than 13,500 pp - half-leather binding with letter piece / number piece - 21 × 13 cm

Condition: good. Scuffs and bumps. Bare corners. Minor loss of leather at head of spine of volumes 30, 32, 34 and 37. Pencil scribble in the top corner of some volumes. Interiors range from crisp to severely browned / foxed, some scattered spots, moistures spots mainly in the margin of a number of volumes. Mainly in the following volumes:
3 - moisture spot in top margin of all pp.
4 - moisture spot in bottom and top margin of all pp
5 - moisture spot in top margin of some 40 pp
9 - 4 pp loose
12 - top right joint approx. 2 cm torn
15 - brown spot in bottom corner of about 20 pp
16 - large moisture spot on last page and rear endpapers
20 - moisture spot in top margin of all pp.
24 - moisture spot in top margin of half of approx. all pp.
27 - moisture spot at the top inner margin of about 1/3 of all pp
29 - moisture spot in the top corner of approx. 100 pp and on the bottom edge
32 - approx. 10 cm tear at the top of the right joint
33 - moisture stripe along top edge of half of all pp, inner hinge open at the top
34 - moisture spot in bottom and / or top margin of approx. 200 pp
Tear of approx. 1 cm in the margin of some 15 pp. Scuff on the paper of 10 pp. Some dog-ears and / or crease / fold, engravings are loose. Fore-edge of 8 pp curled

Very important work especially on the Patriotic Period. It runs until 1800.
Hard to find in this extensive form, in contrast to Wagenaar's 20-volume standard work that preceded this.

Contains frontispiece + 139 engravings (all according to the bookbinders list): plates and portraits by respectively Jacobus Buys and Reinier Vinkeles - all shown in the pictures.

Some photos are a bit darker due to a change in the lighting when the photos were taken.

Will be sent by registered mail.

Lot details
Object
Book
Number of Books
42
Subject
History, Illustrated
Author/ Illustrator
[Petrus Adriaanszoon Loosjes]
Book Title
Vaderlandsche historie der V. Nederlanden [..] ten vervolge van Wagenaars Vaderlandsche historie
Condition
Good
Publication year oldest item
1786
Edition
Reprint
Language
Dutch
Original language
Yes
Publisher
Johannes Allart
Binding/ Material
Half leather
Number of pages
13500
Dimensions
22×13 cm
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