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Gezicht van de Schie, van het Hooft der Stad Delft,
Gezicht van de Schie, van het Hooft der Stad Delft, Opgedragen aan den Wel Eedele Geboore Heer Johan Hend van der Does. Heere van Goudswaart. Raad en Vroedschap der Stad Rotterdam. Secretaris van het Hoog Heemraadschap van Schieland. &c &c Door zyn Wel Eedele Gestrenge Oostmoedigste Dienaar H. Scheurleer FZ
A: 1762
Engraving, platemark 300 x 430mm (11¾ x 17"). Large margins, repaired damage at top right.
A view of the port of Delft, looking towards the Delftse Schie, with parallel text in French. In 1893 the Schie became part of the Rhine-Schie canal extending to Leiden. From a series of around thirty views of the Hague and nearby towns by Hendrik Florisz Scheurleer Fz [junior] (c.1724-1768). Scheurleer had connections with England, occasionally printing for British publishers and in 1754 bringing out an English guide to the Netherlands. He is also remembered for instigating the first circulating library in the Netherlands (in 1750).
Uta Janssens-Knorsch, 'Commerce or culture? The fate of the first circulating library in the Netherlands'.
[Ref: 22921]   £220.00   (£264.00 incl.VAT)
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Gezicht van het Buyten Hof
Gezicht van het Buyten Hof Opgedragen aan den Wel Edele Gestrenge Heer Mr. Carel De La Bassecourt, Regerent Scheepen van'S Gravenhage. 1758
door zyn Wel Edele gestrenge ootmoedigste dienaar H. Scheuleer F.Z.
Rare copper engraving, platemark 300 x 430mm (11¾ x 17"). Repaired right corner. Few tears.
A view of Buytenhof in the Hague, with parallel text in French From a series of around thirty views of the Hague and nearby towns by Hendrik Florisz Scheurleer Fz [junior] (c.1724-1768). Scheurleer had connections with England, occasionally printing for British publishers and in 1754 bringing out an English guide to the Netherlands. He is also remembered for instigating the first circulating library in the Netherlands (in 1750).
Uta Janssens-Knorsch, 'Commerce or culture? The fate of the first circulating library in the Netherlands'.
[Ref: 22922]   £130.00   (£156.00 incl.VAT)
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