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Joost van den Vondel /600 Made
2 Volume Theatrical Play Gysbrecht van Aemstel by Joost van den Vondel /600 Made
1894. Theatrical play of Gysbrecht van Aemstel by Joost van den Vondel. This is a two volume book Each book is approximately 13 inches wide by 17 inches. Single images in this book have sold for hundreds of dollars for one illustration. There is foxing on pages, and small tears, expected condition for a book of this age. I have not reviewed the entire book to make sure there are no missing pages, I am selling this as-is, absolutely no returns. The books are in as is condition, absolutely no returns. Please view photos for condition. This was limited to only 600 copies, there are very few left, and it's even more rare to have both volumes included. Shipped with USPS Priority Mail. Six hundred copies of the monumental work were printed. Of these, 598 were sold by subscription by an Amsterdam door-to-door salesman, Salomon van Raalte, who worked for Bohn. In view of the price of the book, sixty guilders for a copy made with ordinary paper and 120 guilders for a copy made with Japanese paper, this is quite an achievement. It should be mentioned, however, that Van Raalte used a number of extremely dubious sales techniques. Under current legislation on door-to-door sales he would have been reprimanded regularly. The two-volume luxury edition of Gysbrecht was published in two series of ten separate instalments, between March 1894 and December 1901, by the Haarlem publishers Heirs of F. Bohn, where J.K. Tademan and his son J.L. Tadema were in charge (the latter from 1899). The title page, on which the year 1893 is mentioned, had been designed long before the first instalment came f … [Cliquez ci-dessous pour une description complète]
Vendeur: Arch Hunt Store (emilyjherrell410) [McKinney, Texas, United States]
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