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Title: Korte Beschrijving van de Ontdekking en der verdere Lotgevallen van Nieuw-Nederland, weleer eene volkplanting van het gemeenebest der Vereenigde Nederlanden in America.
Description: Middelburg, S. Van Benthem. 1818, First Edition. Orig.Publ. Wrappers, 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Ill.: J.P. Bourje. Book, (4), 102, (2 blank) PP. An untrimmed copy in the original sprinkled publisher"s wrappers of the 1-St. Edition of Lambrecht"s history of the Dutch colony in America up to its cession to England in 1674. This booklet covers the discovery and exploration of the regions around [present-day] New York (pointing out that Henry Hudson, though an Englishman, was sent to America by the ""VOC" ( Dutch East India Company) the Folding map [54,5 x 42 cm.] "Kaart van Nieuw-Nederland" gives the American coast from Delaware to Maine, and extends inland as far as the St. Lawrence River and a small part of Lake Ontario. Drawn by J.P. Bourje and engraved by J.C. Bendorp.A very detailed map, giving all the Dutch forts. A mediocre copy of this scarce little volume; Original publishers wrappers with printed spine label, some stains, top and foot of spine gone. Lower right hand corner of title page and PP. 1 to 7 with paper losses, some [blank! ] parts missing, no loss of text!! See: Sabin: 38745. Apart for the mentioned defect a complete copy of a scarce volume, needing the skillfull hand of your restorer.. Fair.

Keywords: J.P. Bourjeamerica. New York. Dutch Settlements. Henry Hudson. New -Netherlands.

Price: EUR 1350.00 = appr. US$ 1467.24 Seller: Quist - Antiquaar
- Book number: 3456

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