Lot 1105: CLEVES -- LANGENDYK, P. De stad Kleef, haar gezondheidsbron, en omleggende
November 16, 2016
2311 RW Leiden, NetherlandsLive Auction
CLEVES -- LANGENDYK, P. De stad Kleef, haar gezondheidsbron, en omleggende landsdouwen, in kunstprenten verbeeld. Haarl., J. Bosch, (1747). (2), 63, (3) pp. W. engr. ti-vign., 10 (lge-)fold. engr. plates by H. Spilman after J. de Beyer. 4°. Cont. h. goatskin w. vellum corners. (Spine a bit rubbed, annot. on free endpaper, plates a bit stained in places, 1 plate w. tear on fold., slightly browned). Lavishly illustrated description of the city of Cleves and its medicinal springs by one of the most important and most famous 18th-century Dutch playwrights and poets, Pieter Langendyk (1683-1756). Around 1744 Langendyk visited the city of Cleves and its medicinal springs trying to improve his declining health, especially his sense of sight.
Estimated Price: € 600