GERARD VAN LOON (1683-1758)
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GERARD VAN LOON (1683-1758)

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GERARD VAN LOON (1683-1758)

Beschryving der Nederlandsche historipenningen. The Hague: Christiaan van Lom, Isaac Vaillant, Pieter Gosse, Rutgert Alberts and Pieter de Hondt, 1723-1731. 4 volumes, 2° (449 x 282mm). Titles printed in red and black with engraved vignettes. Half-titles in volumes II-IV. Engraved frontispiece by B. Bernarts after J. Goeree, and engraved portrait by J. Houbraken after F. van Mieris in volume I, engraved dedication leaf in each volume, one double-page engraved plate, engraved illustrations of coins throughout, 2 full-page, large engraved headpiece in each volume. (Frontispiece slightly browned, some generally light browning of text, but some quires in volumes III-IV more heavily browned.) FIRST EDITION.

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Gerard VAN LOON. Hedendaagsche penningkunde. The Hague: Christiaan van Lom, 1732. 2° (446 x 282mm). Title printed in red and black with engraved vignette. Engraved illustrations throughout. (Title slightly damp-stained in upper corner, some generally light browning.) FIRST EDITION.

Together 5 volumes, uniformly bound in contemporary Dutch vellum gilt, covers with large central lozenge enclosed by inner and outer double fillets, the inner fillet with fleurons at corners, spines gilt in compartments with repeated rose-head motifs, gilt morocco lettering-pieces (covers a little soiled and slightly bowed).

A FINE, LARGE-PAPER SET. Cf. Brunet V, 1076; Graesse VII, 257. (5)
Provenance
Early shelf marks.
'Lynden van Hemmen' (?Baron F.G. van Lynden van Hemmen (1761-1845), booklabels).
Dr Anton C.R. Dreesmann (inventory no. Y-14).
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