Lot 10220
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December Auction Online including Books & Prints | 20 december 2020
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[DUTCH LITERATURE] – WINTER, N.S. VAN & WINTER-VAN MERKEN, L.W. VAN. Collection of 10 18th-cent. Dutch literary works (bound into 7 vols.) by Nicolaas Simon van Winter (3x) & his wife Lucretia Wilhelmina van Winter-van Merken (7x).

Te Amsteldam, By Pieter Meyer [..]/ Pieter Johannes Uylenbroek [a.o.], 1755-1792. 10 Parts in 7 vols. With 4 engraved frontispieces by i.a. P. Tanjé & S. Fokke after i.a. C. Ploos van Amstel, 9 different engraved title-vignettes by i.a. S. Fokke & R. Vinkeles, 1 fold. engraved map (of Amsterdam & surroundings), 8 engraved portraits by i.a. J. Houbraken, 42 engraved plates by i.a. R. Vinkeles & a few engraved vignettes by J.C. Philips. Large 4to (ca. 25 x 19 cm.), 18th-cent. uniform half-calf, gilt spine with 2 contrasting morocco letterpieces (7x)

¶ Cf. Scheepers I, 198 & Waller 1190. Attractively bound set of a collection of literary works (all printed on LARGE PAPER) by the Dutch poet & merchant Nicolaas Simon van Winter (1718-1795) and his wife Lucretia Wilhelmina van Merken (1721-1789) comprising N.S. VAN WINTER, “De Jaargetyden, In Vier Zangen, [..]” (1769, [8],197 pp. With engr. title-vignette & 4 engr. plates)/ “De Amstelstroom, In Zes Zangen, [..]” (1755, [32],207 pp. With engr. frontisp., engr. title-vignette, 1 fold. engr. map & a few engr. vignettes); N.S. VAN WINTER & L.W. VAN MERKEN, “Tooneelpoëzy. [Vol. I-II]” (1774-1786, 2 vols.: [8],549,[3] and [4],458 pp. With 2 engr. title-vignettes, 6 engr. portraits & 9 engr. plates. Vol. I includes Van Winter’s play “Monzongo, of de Koninglyke Slaaf. Treurspel” in which he mentions the abolition of slavery)/ [L.W. VAN MERKEN], “Artemines. Treurspel [..]” (1786, [6],85,[1] pp. With engr. title-vignette & 1 engr. plate. Warranted in black ink by “V[an]. Beaumont”); L.W. VAN MERKEN, “David. In Twaalf Boeken [..]. Tweede Druk” (1768, [4],395,[1] pp. With engr. frontisp., engr. title-vignette & 12 engr. plates); L.W. VAN MERKEN, “Het Nut der Tegenspoeden, Brieven, en andere Gedichten [..]. Tweede Druk” (1768, [8],344,[4 index] pp. With engr. frontisp. & engr. title-vignette); L.W. VAN WINTER-VAN MERKEN, “Germanicus. In Zestien Boeken, [..]” (1779, [8],474 pp. With engr. frontisp., engr. title-vignette & 16 engr. plates) & L.W. VAN WINTER-VAN MERKEN, “De Waare Geluksbedeeling, Brieven, en Nagelaaten Gedichten, [..]; en Gedichten en Fabelen, van Nicolaas Simon van Winter” (1792, [4],412,[6 index] pp. With engr. title-vignette & 2 engr. portraits)/ “Lykdichten, ter Gedachtenisse van de Grootste der Nederlandsche Dichteressen, Vrouwe Lucretia Wilhelmina van Merken [..]” (1790, [4],82,[2] pp.). ¶ Ex bibliotheca Albert Voombergh (1793-1851, Dutch banker & collector) and Alfred Joan Labouchere (1867-1953, Dutch lawyer & Olympic fencer) with their book-plates mounted on upper paste-down. – A few minor imperfections (spines sl. rubbed/ worn, a few leaves sl. soiled in upper blank margin, occ. sl. foxed/ browned), but nevertheless in good condition.

€ 250,00
€ 350,00

Startbod: € 260

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