Jan Caspar Philips (1700-1765)

[Antique title page, 1736] Hedendaagsche historie of tegenwoordige staat van alle volkeren, published 1736, 1 p.

Allegorical frontispiece with tile to the eigth volume of Thomas Salmon’s “Hedendaagsche historie of tegenwoordige staat van alle volkeren” published in Amsterdam by Tirion in 1736.

At bottom, putti with compass, a portrait medallion of Charlemagne and chain of the Golden Fleece, all standing or kneeling around a map of (part of) the German Empire. Among them is a crowned woman with a sceptre. On the left is a jar with portrait medallions with rulers of the German Empire. In the middle is a bust of a German monarch [George II ?], behind which are two Western Europeans. In the background is a city in a mountain landscape on the water.

With date and address of the publisher below: TE AMSTERDAM by ISAAK TIRION, MDCCXXXVI.

Frontispiece – bookillustration – boekillustratie – frontispice

Etching and engraving on paper, total: 194 x 112 mm; despite some dirt and rubbing on the margins, in very good condition.

Incl. BTW  96,80

Excl. BTW  80,00

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