SPL Hand Coloured Rare Book Collection Featuring Norman R Bobins

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GREEVEN, Hendrik
Souvenirs de la Hollande.

Published
Amsterdam: Chez Francois Buffa, [ca.1840].
References
Not in Bobins.
Plates
12
Binding/Size
M=4to
Value
0-5000
Published
Amsterdam: Chez Francois Buffa, [ca.1840].
Ref
5448

Small folio (13.5 x 10 inches), in contemporary half brown cloth backed with new black cloth, red title label to upper board. Boards stained and faded. MS inscription to front pastedown "To Elisabeth Fry, W.H. Suringar, Amsterdam 16 March, 1840." - the famous Quaker prison reformer who was the driving force behind legislation to make the treatment of prisoners more humane. Some loose inserted correspondence and information concerning the book and Elisabeth Fry. Coloured plates in order: 1. Servante d'Amsterdam. 2. Jeune Fille de Zaandam (Nord Hollande.) 3. Jeune Nordhollandaise. 4. Jeune Fille de Vollendam (Nord Hollande.) 5. Jeune Frisonne. 6. Toeslede. Traineau en usage a Amsterdam. 7. Noord-Hollandsche Chais. Cabriolet en usage en Hollande. 8. Tentjagt. Retour de la Promenade a Zaandam. 9. Exterieur de la Cabane, habitee par Pierre le Grand a Zaandam en 1697. 10. Interieur de la Cabane, habitee par Pierre le Grand a Zaandam en 1697. 11-12. Vue de Broek in Waterland.