ZEELAND -- SMALLEGANGE, M. Nieuwe Cronyk van Zeeland, Dl. 1 (=alles). Middelburg, J. Meertens & A. v. Someren, 1696 (=1700). (8 (of10)), 774, 12, (12) pp. W. engr. front. by Mulder, engr. vign. on ti. (coat of arms), 1 engr. headpiece, 1 map in the text, 3 double-p. maps (1 lge-fold.), 73 double-p./fold. plans & views, 8 full-p. engr. & 6 heraldic double-p. plates to 'Beschryving v.d. Zeelandschen adel'. Fol. Cont. mottled cf. w. (19th c.) brass clasps and catches. (Spine ends a bit worn, lacking half-ti., many plates misfolded and w. repairs/splits in places).The most extensive description of Zeeland based on the chronicles by Eyndius and Reygersberch. The 'Nieuwe Cronyk van Zeeland' remained however unfinished due to disagreements between the towns of Zeeland regarding its content. Also with 'Beschryvinge Van Den Zeelandschen Adel'. The genesis of this sumptuous chronicle took probably more than 30 years! Added 3 works by Verkruijsse. - Cf. at length Verkruijsse, Mattheus Smallegange (1624-1710): Zeeuws historicus, Genealoog en Vertaler, 1983, p. 343-400; Nijhoff/v. Hattum 282; Haitsma Mulier/v.d. Lem, 445d. - Sold w.a.f., not subject to return.
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