The Dutch Drawn To The Life.

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ENGLISH VIEW OF THE DUTCH

Publisher

Printed for Tho. Johnson, at the Key in St Paul's Churchyard, and H. Marsh, at the Princes Arms in Chancery Lane,

Place

London

Date

1664

Synopsis

In i. an exact description and character of the several provinces of the netherlands. ii. an account of their trade and industry. iii. a well-weight's re-search into their policy, government and strength. iv. a particular discourse of their religion and customes. v. a close narrative of the way and method whereby they made themselves a free state, under the conduct of the prince of aurange; whereunto is added the lives of the 5. last prince. vi. a continued history of the last war, together with their dealings with england from the year 1612. to the year 1660.,

Item Description

1st edition. 5.75 x 3.5 inches. 12mo. [x] + 156 pp. Engraved frontispiece portrait of William of Orange, a little light spotting, contemporary sheep binding, old shelfmark label to spine, a little rubbed but a fine copy

Notes

Rare anonymous account of Holland and the Dutch containing a description of the country and great detail on customs and modes and manners. Published on the eve of the Second Anglo-Dutch War (1665 - 1667), and includes a long section on trade and fisheries.

ESTC record R24309; Goldsmiths' 1723; Kress 1133; Wing D2898

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