Lot 138: [WOMEN''S HISTORY] ZANTEN, LAURENS de. Treur-tooneel der Doorluchtige Vrouwen, of Op en Ondergang der Vorstinnen, en andere Beru...
January 11, 2017
New York, NY, USALive Auction
ZANTEN, LAURENS de. Treur-tooneel der Doorluchtige Vrouwen, of Op en Ondergang der Vorstinnen, en andere Beruchte Vrouwelijke Personagien. Amsterdam: Jan Van Hoorn, 1699. First edition. Contemporary vellum. Title in red and black, with engraved title and 11 plates. A few tears into text, one plate repaired, a sound copy.
A curious work providing biographies of princesses and other notable women, including plates depicting the violent martyrdom and execution of Anne Boleyn and several others.
C The Nelson Doubleday, Jr. Collection
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