HISTORY OF KING William (III of Orange) / Virtual Map Fair


Title: Histoire De Guillaume III.
Author: Chevalier, N.
Description: Histoire de Guillaume III. Roy d'Angleterre, d'Ecosse, de France, et d'Irlande, Prince d'Orange, &c., Contenant ses Actions les plus memorables, depuis sa Naissance jusques a son Elevation sur le Trone, & ce qui s'est passe depuis jusques a l'entiere Reduction du Royaume d'Irlande. Par Medailles, Inscriptions, Arcs de Triomphe, & autres monumens Publics, Recueillis par N. Chevalier.

First Edition, in French. 18th century full calf leather bidning with six raised bands and seven compartmented gilt and tooled designs, restored on front hinges. Full-page etchings by Romeyn De Hooghe. Romeyn de Hooghe (1645-1708) was an important and prolific late Dutch Baroque engraver and caricaturist in the 17th century. He was skilled as an etcher, draughtsman, painter, sculptor and medalist. He is best known for political caricatures of Louis XIV and propagandistic prints supporting William of Orange. During his career, de Hooghe produced over 3500 prints. He also illustrated books, and his illustrations can be found in some of the most important texts of his period. Illustration of 120 copper engraved medals by Adriaen Schoonebeeck in the text. 232 pages. Decorative front and end papers.

Pages: 232
Year: 1692
Author: Chevalier, N.
Condition: fine
Present in store: No

315 mm
210 mm
25 mm
  • Number: 1710066 (502)
  • Dealer: Dieter Duncker / The Netherlands

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