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1141   FREDERICK HENRY, PRINCE OF ORANGE -- (COMMELIN (COMMELYN), I.). Frederick Hendrick van Nassauw Prince v. Orangien zyn Leven en Bedryf. Utr., Wed. v. Snellaert & G. Nieuwenhuisen, 1652. 2 in 1 vol. (8), 276, (6); (2), 216, (4) pp. W. engr. ti. & engr. portr. by I. v. Meurs and 34 engr. views, maps, etc., of which 2 large fold. (w. small rep.). Fol. Cont. vellum w. overl. sides. (Engr. ti & portr. re-margined, a few plates taken from another copy (a bit smaller & a bit browned), but a fine and complete copy).
estimate EUR 1.800  EUR 2.000
Second edition of this biography, first published in 1651, four years after Frederick Henry's death. The work gives an account of all the important events which occurred in Holland between 1627 and 1647. Among the Dutch undertakings during the government of Frederick Henry was the seizure of northern Brazil. The book contains a long passage about this event. - Borba de Moraes, Bibliogr. Brasiliana, p. 194 (first edition); Haitsma Mulier/v.d. Lem, 117b; De Buck, 2382; Atlas v. Stolk, 1933 (first ed.).

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