Auction 357 Old & Rare Books - Dutch History & Topography

CHRONICLES -- KOLYN, K. Geschicht-historiaal rym, of Rymchronyk (...) beginnende met den Simberschen vloed en eyndigende met den dood van Graaf Dirk, (...) in 1156. (Uitg.) d. G. v. Loon. The Hague, P. de Hondt, 1745. (4), xii, 478, (12) pp. W. engr. ti-vign. Fol. Cont. h. goatskin, spine raise in compartments. (Spine chafed & worn, paper title ticket, marbled sides chafed, much wear to extremities, yellowing & browning in text).

Gerard v. Loon believed that this 12th century chronicle by Klaas Kolyn was a genuine medieval source and made an edition with extensive commentaries. It was later proven to be a falsification, probably by the Haarlem engraver Regnerus de Graaf. - Cf. De Wind p. 508; Haitsma Mulier/v.d. Lem 311g.

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