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Title: Het Koninklijk Paleis te Amsterdam. [originele uitgave/original edition].
Description: Leiden, Brill, [1899-1902]. Eleph. folio. original cloth portfolio. Title in gilt on front boards with a large illustration at top of palace façade, large circular ornamentation tooled in relief at each corner. Illustrated title (verso blank), dedication leave to H.M. the Queen-Regent, Princess Emma Van Waldeck-Pyrmont, 56pp. of descriptive dutch language text and name-list of subscribers on 2LL., together in 15 installments as published, text printed within a thin red coloured typographical line-border, many black/white illustrations in text, state-portrait of H.M. Queen Wilhelmina of The Netherlands in the year of enthronement (1898), portrait of Jacob van Campen (architect) and 52 helio-engraved black/white plates (versos blank), featuring details of exterior and interior decoration to the Palace, including a ground-plan. All loose in original portfolio. Dutch language historic and architectural description of the Royal Palace at Amsterdam, designed by Jacob van Campen, published in commemmoration to the enthronement of Wilhelmina, Queen of of the Netherlands, 1898-1948. Descriptive text published in 15 instalments. Originally designed and construced as Amsterdam City Townhall, transformed into a Royal Palace by Louis Napléon, King of Holland 1806-1810, nowadays still in use as a representative palace to the Royal House of Orange Nassau. (portfolio somewhat soiled, spine dull, occasional foxing to versos (blanks) and margins of plates, ow. a good copy).

Keywords: arhitecture jacob van campen palace royalty history design interior exterior history culture legacy amsterdam topography

Price: EUR 175.00 = appr. US$ 190.20 Seller: Antiquarian Booksellers Gemilang
- Book number: 48659