Description: LE PETIT, J.F. La grande chronique ancienne et moderne de Hollande, Zelande, West-Frise, Utrecht, Frise, Overyssel & Groeningen, jusques à la fin de l'an 1600. Dordr., J. Canin, 1601. 2 vols. (22), 652, 240, (18), blank; (16), 779, (16) pp. W. 2 engr. ti. & 57 fine, large (c. 190 x 120 mm) engrs. by C. v. Sichem in text, representing the most important antagonists of the period described. Fol. Modern vellum, spines raised in compartments. (In fine condition, but p. 677 vol. 2 partly misprinted, some unobtrusive underl. in pencil in vol. 2). Jean François Le Petit (1546-1614?), recorded as clerk of Béthune, was a Calvinist & Orangist. The first part of this work was a rewriting of the socalled 'Divisiekroniek' by C. Aurelius. - NNBW VII, 954f; Haitsma Mulier/v.d. Lem, 382a.
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