Allegorical gods Netherlands sailing ships Europe 1720 charming frontis printBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
Delices des Pais Bas.
("Delights of the Netherlands).
Lovely and uncommon early 18th century engraved frontis print, which uses allegorical motifs of Greek mythology to highlight the might and majesty of the Netherlands.
Issued Brussels, Belgium, 1720.
Engraved by H.F. Diarnaer (?- hard to read).
An actual antique, vintage printed sheet of paper -- not a modern copy or reprint. The sheet could show signs of age difficult to capture digitally, but if we are offering it for sale you can be 100% certain it is entirely worthy of ownership by even the most discerning collector or dealer.
Sheet remains notably well preserved, overall clean, dark impression.
Sheet measures c. 3 1/2" W x 6" H.
Printed area measures c. 3 1/4" W x 5 1/2" H.