Dec 08, 2016 - Sale 2434

Sale 2434 - Lot 237

Price Realized: $ 5,750
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 1,000 - $ 1,500
SCHENK, PETRUS. Afbeeldinge der voornaamste Gebouwen van Amsterdam. Title-page, index and 100 fine engraved views of important Amsterdam topography and landmarks captioned in Latin and Dutch. Oblong 4to, 8 1/2x11 inches, early English calf with red morocco spine label, extremities a bit worn and spine ends chipped, circular mark on upper cover, front endpaper loose; title slightly toned, plates generally very clean with rich, dark impressions; bookplate of Cholmondeley Library. [Amsterdam, circa 1700]

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Rare complete volume of the main buildings, bridges, and important commercial wharves of 16th/17th century Amsterdam by prolific engraver and map publisher Petrus Schenk.