Keur van belangrijke verhalen; uit geloofwaadige schrijvers bijeenverzameld. Met platen
Haarlem: Francois Bohn, 1829. Recent brown leather half binding with marbled boards. "Cream of important stories from credible writers gathered together by [...]" With plates. - Haarlem, the heirs Francois Bohn. Complete with six plates.
A collection of popular stories about rare events and famous historical figures, selected and translated by Arrenberg. Included are stories about the terrible earthquake in Lisbon, the wonderful deeds and death of Captain Dragon, Spanish atrocities against the American Indians, the miraculous survival of three people with little or no food who spent months buried under snow. Henry Wild, from Norwich, the brothers Naerebout from Flushing etc.
The binding is brand new and immaculate. There is a little darkening to the pages, and stain to the title page and frontis plate - but overall in very nice clean condition. IV, 188 pp. 175 x 120 mm (7 x 4¾ inches).
Huiskamp A351 ; The Children's World of Learning 762 ; Caljé Van Gulik 13