[Ph. de CANTILLON] Vermakelykheden van Brabant [Amsterdam: 1770. Volume 4 only]



The castles and towns of Brabant, lovingly depicted by J. van Croes. Volume 4 (of 4) only.

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Vermakelykheden van Brabant, en deszelfs onderhoorige Landen, vervattende eene Historische, Chronologische, Geographische en Genealogische Beschryving der Steden, Dorpen, Vlekker en aanzienlykste Heerlykheden van dit Hertogdom, Benevens de voornaamste Gebeurtenissen van het zelve. Door den Heer De Cantillon. Verzierd met 200 Fraaije Konstplaaten der Steden, Landen, Kasteelen en Heerlykheden. Uit het Fransch vertaald, IV. Deel. Behelzende het Kwartier van ‘s Hertogenbosch de Heerlykheid en de Stad van Mechelen.

Amsteldam: David Weege, 1770. First edition thus. [iv], 88, [iv] pp.
Illustrated with a double-page map of the roads, forts and gates of ‘s-Hertogenbosch. A folding view of ‘s-Hertogenbosch and a folding plate of the town hall of ‘s-Hertogenbosch. 17 additional double-page plates showing various castles and towns described in the book. Concluded with 4 folding plates with coats of arms. Total: 24 engraved plates.
8vo. Contemporary half leather over speckled marbled boards.

The plates are mainly engraved by Gaspar Bouttats and Henricus Cause after J. van Croes. J. van Croes was a Dutch draughtsman of town views, castles etc.

Good. Spine ends and corners rubbed and a little worn. Boards lightly scuffed. A small nick in the margin of page 51 (closed with acid-free archival tape). A small tear in the inner margin of the final plate with coat of arms (not affecting image area).

Additional information

Weight 0.32 kg
Dimensions 20.5 × 13.5 × 2.3 cm

Half leather




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