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upper left verso first free end-paper in blue ink: 71-39-21; center in graphite: 60 etchings / by Romeyn de Hooghe, / -his first fully illustrated book / first edition / Landwehr #3; upper left of second free end-paper in brown ink: -35; upper right: A. Decorte; upper left verso of second free end-paper in brown ink: [Warbij?] H.W. [l?]ijd.. [niet?], 1864 / Met vele, door R. de Hooghe geetste (zinnebeeldige inserted from line above) platen. 1668. / Te zijn [uit?]lijnen vroegsten tijd.

Provenance

Arthur and Charlotte Vershbow, Boston; (sale, Christie's New York, 20 June 2013, no. 549); purchased 2013 by NGA.

Bibliography
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Hollstein, F.W.H. et al. German engravings, etchings and woodcuts ca. 1400-1700. 8 vols. Amsterdam: Menno Hertzberger, 1954-1868. Dutch and Flemish etchings, engravings and woodcuts, ca. 1450-1700. Vols. I-XV, XVIII, XIX. Amsterdam: Menno Hertzberge, nos. 757-816.