- Tipped-in annots. by Van den Broek on upper pastedown; tiny collector stamps by the same on verso of plans/ views/ plates. Tiny damage to vellum; lacking ties. Nevertheless a fine complete copy in a remarkable binding.
= Nijhoff/ Van Hattum 6; Van der Linde 4; Ekama 120; Hollstein XXXIII, 391 and 417-427 (Van de Velde); Hollstein XXIII, 2 and 3 (P.J. Saenredam); McMurtrie, The invention of printing 848; Bigmore/ Wyman I, 8 and II, 326; not in Carter/ Vervliet; Spoelder 3. One of the finest Dutch town descriptions with beautiful etchings by Jan van de Velde II. Also important for being the main early source for Laurens Jansz. Coster as inventor of the art of printing and for its typography with the alternating use of roman, gothic and civilité types. Provenance: the collection A.M. van den Broek. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CXVIII.