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Commentarien ofte memorien van-den Nederlandtschen staet/ handel / oorloghen ende gheschiedenissen van onsen tyden/etc. . By hem voor de tweede ende leste reyse over-sien, verbetert ende vermeerdert. Oock soo verre ghebrocht totten af-stande van wapenen ende vrede/ in't jaer 1608.
- Ghedruckt op Schotlandt buyten Danswijck (= Amsterdam ?), by Hermes van Loven, (1609) (colophon Londen, voor Emanuel van Meteren, 1609). Folio. Contemporary vellum (spine sl. dam.; new endpapers). With engraved title-page, engraved portrait, double-page map of the Netherland by Nicolaes van Geelkercken and several woodengraved portraits in the text. (8),244,199,167 (23),27 lvs.First published in Amsterdam in 1599, followed by many enlarged editions. - Very important Dutch history starting with the 14th century up to 1608. It contains also valuable material for the history of the East- and West Indian Companies, and includes details on a Dutch boatsman who stayed for many years in Japan. Emanuel van Meteren (1535-1612) was consul in London for 30 years. - (Several margins restored, some waterstaining).Cf. Sabin 48176; European Americana 609/84; Muller, America, p.14.
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