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Title: Theatrum machinarum universale, of groot algemeen moolen-boek, behelzende de beschryving en afbeeldingen van allerhande soorten van moolens ...voor het grootste gedeelte getekend te Amsterdam door Johannes van Zyl, moolenmaker van Lexmondt, I. (- IIe) Deel. Laatste en beste druk.
Description: Amsterdam, W. Holtrop, en N.T. Gravius, n.d. (ab. 1790). Large in folio (55 x 33 cm). 2 vols. in 1 w. separate titles printed in red and black. W. engr. vigns. on titles (vol. 1 'J. Wandelaar inv. et fec. 1733'; vol. 2 a repeat), engr. front. by Schenk after v.d. Laan, engr. double page pls. 1 - 33 in vol 1, pls. 34 - 56 & 'Tabula' I - VI & I - II, in vol. 2. Total of 64 (on 63) fine engravings on high quality paper. Contemp. half roan. w. long grain pattern over speckled marbled brds., spine, board edges and corners rubbed. (VI, 11, I (blank); IV, 15, I (blank) pp.). (Half title w. a small piece missing from upper margin; a few spots.). (Bookplate Gerrit Jan Honig Zaandyk on upper paste down). (Front edge of bookblock some foxed spots.). Comp. BdH 5482 (Edition 1761 w. the address Petrus Schenk). Large paper copy of the third edition published by Holtrop and Gravius. This copy from the collection of the famous collector Gerrit Jan Honig, Zaandyk.

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Price: EUR 3150.00 = appr. US$ 3423.57 Seller: Antiquariaat B.M.Israel B.V.
- Book number: 186