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70/1709 Bibliotheek in miniatuur
70/1709 Bibliotheek in miniatuur. Amst., M. Westerman, 1823, 10 vols., 5 engr. maps (incl. 1 fold. worldmap), 30 (of 31) plates, later hcl. w. the use of the orig. unif. printed boards, 8x6,2 cm.

- One vol. lacks 1 plate and title-p.; owner's entry on first free endpaper; otherwise contents fine. Rebacked in the 19th cent.; boards rubbed/ worn; one vol. cover w. vertical closed tear.

= Welsh 1247; Spielman 39-48; The Children's World of Learning 3553; Ki.la.ki.le. 545; cf. Bondy p.75 (ed. Paris, ±1825); not in Gumuchian. Dutch adaptation of Bibliothèque en miniature pour la jeunesse (Paris, Gide Fils, ±1820). "First and only edition of a charming children's instructive library on all school subjects (...)." (The Children's World of Learning). According to Welsh a second Dutch edition was published in 1834. Comprises: De Aardrijkskunde; Gewijde Geschiedenis; Vaderlandsche Geschiedenis; Natuurlijke Geschiedenis der Viervoetige Dieren; Natuurlijke Geschiedenis der Vogelen; Natuurlijke Geschiedenis der Insekten, Kruipende Dieren en Visschen; De Kruidkunde; Zedelijke Verhalen; Arabische Vertellingen; De Mythologie.

€ (80-100) 80