AMSTERDAM

(FOUQUET, P. Hrsg.).

Nieuwe Atlas, van de voornaamste Gebouwen en gezigten der Stad Amsterdam, met derzelver beknopte Beschryvingen. Eerster-Tweede Deel (all).

Amsterdam, D.J. Changuion en P. den Hengst, 1783. Folio. Bound in 2 cont. hcalf with raised bands. Gilt backs. Tome-and title-labels in red and green. Top of spine on vol. one very slightly worn. Partly uncut (39,5 x 28 cm.). On thick paper. Wide margins. Occassional brownspotting, mainly in text and margins of plates. Volume 2 dampstained more or less affecting the plates, mostly on verso of images, but on about 2o plates also seen on image, mostly as a yellowing of margins. 2 engraved title-vignettes, descriptive text to plates, 1 double-page engraved townplan and 102 double-page fine engraved plates (28 x 36 cm.).

First edition of this marvellous town-atlas, the greatest work describing 18th century Amsterdam with its houses and buildings set up in their environments of places and canals.

Order-nr.: 15356


DKK 115.000,00