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VISSCHER, Claes Janszoon. (Attributed).
Seylende windwagen. - Seylende ysschuyt.
2 engravings. Each ca. 14 x 19,5 cm.Only state published in the 1613 edition of Guicciardini illustratus. - Fascinating view of prince Maurits with his friends on a trip on the beach from Scheveningen to Petten with a sailing-car designed by Simon Stevin in 1602. The other one depicts one of the very few scenes of a ice-sailing boat. - Two very decorative views.Ad. I Hollstein 15; Ad II not in Hollsteun; Cf. Muller, Historieplaten, 1157-1159; Atlas van Stolk 1106-1109; De Groot- Vorstman, Zeilschepen, 31-32.
Bookseller: Gert Jan Bestebreurtje Rare Books (ILAB) [Vianen, Netherlands]

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