27 - 28 June 2006
BONTIUS, Reinier. Belegering en ontzetting der stad Leyden, geschied in den jaare 1574. Beginnende den 27. Mey, en eyndigende den 3. Oct. daar aan volgende. Amsterdam: Joannes Kannewet, 1756.
4o (192 x 145 mm). Woodcut title vignette and 8 woocut illustrations in text. 18th-century green Dutch vellum stamped in silver with a large central plaque of a soldier on horse back, toped by an urn with hanging garland, lower cover with large palm and oak branch tools (covers bowing).
A popular Dutch play in a remarkable Dutch binding.
Contact Client Service
New York +1 212 636 2000
London +44 (0)20 7839 9060
Asia +852 2760 1766
This is one of only three such historic newspapers confirmed to still exist — and it is the first time that one of them has ever been offered at auction
A 360-degree view of important works from the Renaissance to the 20th century ahead of our four auctions in Paris this May, including a drawing from Tiepolo’s Punchinello series, illustrated books by Picasso and an 18th-century equinoctial sundial
Mark Wiltshire, Associate Specialist in Science & Books, walks us through the history of Christianity’s most influential printed text
Our Books and Manuscripts specialists advise on a richly rewarding and ever-evolving collectors’ market
The library of the novelist included a translation by a brilliant young mathematician that foresaw the age of computing
Offered in the ONE sale on 10 July in New York, Annie epitomises the genre that made the artist one of the most celebrated of his generation