Veiling 353 Old & Rare Books - Dutch History & Topography
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UNIE VAN UTRECHT -- EXTRACT uit de Resolutien v.d. Edele Mogende Heeren Raaden v. Staate der Vereen. Nederlanden. (Haarlem, Joh. Enschedé & Zn., 1778). (37) lvs. (first blank). Sm-fol. Cont. marbled cf. w. richly dec. gilt spine & red label. (Top of spine chipped, front side stained).

Printed in commemoration of the bicentenary of The Union of Utrecht, this 'reprint' presents an exact copy of the treaty as it was signed on January 23, 1579 in Utrecht, the Netherlands, unifying the northern provinces of the Netherlands, until then under control of Spain. It was printed, together with counterfeits of all the signatures, with the same (civilité) type used in 1578 by Aelbert Hendricxz, ordinary printer of The States of Holland. The Union of Utrecht is regarded as the foundation of the Republic of the Seven United Netherlands, which was not recognized internationally until the Peace of Westphalia in 1648 ended the Eighty Years' War. This copy warranted with a signature of the Secretary of State I.J. v. Hees. - From the library of Jonckbloet (W.J.A.?).

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