1033. [Famous women]

VAN ZANTEN, Laurens

Treur-tooneel der doorluchtige vrouwen, of Op en ondergang der vorstinnen, en andere beruchte vrouwelijke personagien [...]. Met curieuse figuuren, [door J. Luyken gemaakt] verciert.

Amsterdam, J. ten Hoorn, 1699

4 parts in 1 vol., 4to: [18]-192-[4]-128-[4]-159-[4]-198-[2 bl.] pp. (margins toned).

Contemp. blind-stamped vellum, spine with 5 raised bands, red edges. Good copy.

Sequel to Van Zanten’s work on male leaders (1698), now dealing with famous women, from Semiramis to the Cenci, including Lucretia, Cleopatra, Messalina, Jeanne d’Arc, Katharina von Borra, Anne Boleyn, Mary Stuart, as well as Dimphna (pp. 14-15), Godelieve van Gistel (32-34), and "Juliette en Romeo" (142-143). Engr. ill.: front. by J. Luyken and C. Huybert, 12 full-page pl. by Jan & Casper Luyken. Title in red & black.
Ref. STCN 850599792. - Klaversma/Hannema 1504.

€ 250 / 400

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