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[E]yk, Cornelis Van
DE NEDERLANDSCHE SCHEEPS-BOUW-KONST OPEN GESTELT : vertoonende naar wat regel, of evenredenheyd, in Nederland meest alle scheepen werden gebouwd
Amsterdam: Voor Jan Ten Hoorn, 1697. [12],364,[8] pp. 13 double [one with overlay] and 9 single plates. 22/22. [incl. frontis.]. Engraved title-page. Ist issue of the foreword. [The Macclesfield edtion at Yale has an revised longer preface with some text in English and French. This earlier issue concludes with an attractive engraved device of entwined swirls similar to the engraved title-page]. Original vellum binding, black titles and embossed blind-stamped decoration to the front cover. Fine engraved frontis. by J. Luyken. Typo error page number 365 printed as 354. Printed by Andries Voorstad in Delft. Lower outer corner damp stain affecting some leaves but not the text or plates. No bookplates or signatures present. PLEASE EMAIL FOR PHOTOGRAPHS.. 1st edition. hard back. Fine. Folio.
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