Auction 357 Old & Rare Books - Dutch History & Topography

HOORN -- VELIUS, Th. Chroniick van Hoorn, daer in verhaelt werden des selven stadts eerste begin/ opcomen/ en gedenckweerdige geschiedenissen/ tot op den jare 1630. Hoorn, I. Willemsz., 1648. (30), 399, (16) pp. W. woodcut coat of arms of Hoorn on title-p. and half-titles, 5 engr. portrs., 1 fold. map & 1 fold. view. - Bound with: Id. Westfrisia. Hoorn, I. Willemsz., 1648. 23 pp. - And: Id. Westfrisia. In Nederduytsche rijmen overgheset d. I. de Groot. Hoorn, I. Willemsz., 1648. 35 pp. - 3 in 1 vol. 4°. Cont. h. vellum. (Covers sl. worn, manuscript name on front flyleaf, margins cut sl. affecting text on 1st portrait, and sl. foxing throughout).

The realization of this 3rd edition caused a lot of problems because of the critical remarks of Velius on Maurits & the seated regents. The preface was signed Feb. 25th 1630, but the work was only published in 1648. - Haitsma Mulier/v.d. Lem 485a; Nijhoff/v. Hattum 306.

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