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E.V., - Europische Mercurius, behelzende al het voornaamste 't geen, zo omtrent de zaaken van Staat als Oorlog, in alle de Koningryken en Landen van Europa, en ook zelfs in verscheidene Gewesten van d'andere Deelen der Wereld, is voorgevallen. Op een onverwarde en klaare Historische manier beschreeven, en met alle de daar toe noodige Authentyke Stukken en Bewyzen voorzien (...)

Amsterdam, Gedrukt voor den Autheur; en zyn te bekomen by Timotheus ten Hoorn, Boekverkooper in de Nes, in 't Zinnebeeld, 1701 (Twaalfde Stuk, Eerste Deel), 1702 (Twaalfde Stuk, Tweede deel), 4to., half leather binding with ribbed spine, faded gilded title and marbled paper, red sprinkled edges, 316+(4)+316+(4), leather somewhat worn but otherwise in good condition, engraved titlepage (preceeding the typographical titlepage) by J. Luijken) depicting Mercurius with peace on one side and war on the other surrounded by three more scenes: men on horseback, men at work and a naval scene. Printer's mark on title page, decorative woodcut initials, 4 large fold out engravings:1. Coronation scene of Frederik I (1657-1715) and Sophie Chartlotte of Hannover (1668-1705), first king and queen of Prussia.2. Royal barge procession: The king of Spain visits the regions of his kingdom3. The transport of artillery by prince Eugenius of Savoye (1663¶ -1736) across the alps4. Battle scene at Pont d’Oglio in september 1701Three bookplates: - Jacques Rosenthal (1854-1937), a German bookseller and antiquarian. His bookplate depicts a monk at his writing desk with the word Silentium.- Sir Patrick Hume (1641-1724), Earl of Marchmont, Viscount of Blasonberry, Lord Polwarth and Lord High Chancelor of Scotland. His bookplate depicts his heraldic family crest with the words: true to the end, fides probata coronat, 1702.- Alexander Hume-Campbell, 2nd Earl of Marchmont PC (1675-1740), was a Scottish nobleman, politician and judge. Eldest surviving son of the above Sir Patrick Hume. His bookplate is similar to that of his father with heraldic family crest and both phrases and dated to 1722.l Two episodes of the periodical concerning European history (contemporary news to the original readers): volume 12 part 1 and part 2. It was a continuation of the periodical "Hollantsche Mercurius" and continued as "Nederlandsch gedenkboek of Europische Mercurius". The Europische Mercurius was published between 1690 and 1739.
EUR 488.75 [Appr.: US$ 529.82 | £UK 419 | JP¥ 79605] Book number 65711

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