70 3167 Netherlands Orlers J J and Haestens H van
70 3167 Netherlands  Orlers J J and Haestens H van
70 3167 Netherlands  Orlers J J and Haestens H van
70/3167 [Netherlands]. (Orlers, J.J. and Haestens, H. van). Wilhelm en Maurits van Nassau, Princen van Orangien, haer Leven en Bedrijf, of 't Begin en Voortgang der Nederlandsche Oorlogen. Vervattende een Waerachtigh Verhael aller Belegheringen ende Victorien, daer de Ho. Mog. Heeren Staten der Vereenigde Nederlanden, onder hun wijse Regeeringe te Water en te Lande, door Godes zegen mede verrijckt zijn. (...) En door een Lief-hebber der Historiën uyt verscheyde Schriften te samen ghestelt. Amst., J. Jansz., 1651, (6),104,(2),420,(3)p., engr. frontisp. by L. VAN MEURS, 2 engr. portraits, 2 heraldic plates, 45 double-p. (fold.) maps/ bird's-eye views/ plans and plates, contemp. vellum, sm. folio.

- An exceptionally fine and clean copy. Tipp-exed libr. stamp on verso of frontisp. (w. some ink of stamp showing on recto); the map of the Bommelerweert lacks both fold. sections; the bird's-eye view of Nieuwpoort w. tears on intersection of folds; the "Schutteryen der Stadt Delft" split on upper half of central fold; one plate dam. in lower blank margin. Binding lacks ties.

= Small unidentified contemp. manuscript monogram on title-p. "J.H.R." Beautiful work chronicling Dutch military exploits on land and sea under William and Maurits of Nassau and the major expeditions undertaken by the Dutch to the Arctic and the East-Indies. Contains fine (bird's eye) views of i.a. Bergen op Zoom, Zutphen, Deventer, Nijmegen, Coevorden, Geertruidenberg, Oldenzaal, Bredevoort, Gran Canaria, the blockading by the Dutch fleet of the Flemish coast at Nieuwpoort in 1600 and the battle at Cadiz. It is a reprint of Orlers' Nassausche Laurencrans (published in 1610). Haitsma Mulier/ Van der Lem 362a (note); De Wind p.569. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CXLVII.

€ (800-1.000) 1000