Author: Ollefen, L. van Year: 1793 Edition: First edition Publisher: Amsterdam: H.A. Banse Category: Topography Subcategory: Topography Price: € 850.-
Vol. II: Delfland. Contemporary calf over paper covered boards, 8vo., pp. xvi, 17 sections of 16 pgs, pp. 4, 4 sections of 16 pgs, pp. 4. The binding quite worn, the contents good. Small stamp of a private collector on first free end leaf and title page. Armor shields on title page and on two vignettes amateurishly coloured by hand. Engraved title page, a map which has been coloured in outline, 22 oval engravings and 1 full page engraving.
The sequence of the illustrations of the towns and villages in this volume is as follows:
1 Delft 2 Nootdorp 3 Pijnacker 4 Berkel en Rodenrijs 5 Overschie 6 De Ketel 7 Vlaardingen 8 Maasland 9 Maassluis 10 's Gravezande 11 Naaldwyk 12 Monster 13 Ter Heiden 14 Loosduinen 15 's Graavenhaage 16 Schevelingen 17 Voorburg 18 Ryswyk 19 (Huis te Rijswijk) 20 Wateringen 21 De Lier 22 Hoog en Woud Harnasch 23 Schipluiden
Originally it was the intention to cover the whole of the Republic of the United Netherlands, however the last part (vol. 8) was published in 1801 and then only Holland (the combined provinces of North- and South Holland) for the greater part had been covered by this work. Tiele 818.