Geschiedkundige Beschrijving der Oudere en Nieuwere, Thans Bestaande Ridderorden Zoo in Als Buiten Europa

Amsterdam, Netherlands: JB Da Cunha & Comp, 1843. Hardcover. orange boards w/ faint, debossed designs & leather spine w/ gilt designs. book xxiv, 360 pgs. text only. Text in Dutch. Good (boards worn, scratched, scuffed & darkened. edge-wear w/ corners rubbed to boards. leather spine rubbed & cracked; spine edge cracked, rattled. cover pastedown/hinge cracking. varying concentrations of foxing throughout. pgs tanned & darkened; back section still bright). Item #183273

Lovely, ornate script handwriting to cover endpaper and title page, dating from 1839 and 1862. Smudging to endpapers. Occasional instances of pencil underlining and notations. Full title: "Geschiedkundige beschrijving der oudere en nieuwere, thans bestaande ridderorden, zoo in als buiten Europa; bevattende; derzelver oorsprong, benaming, spreuken, ordelinten en klassen, met opgave van derzelver instellers en der rijken en staten, waartoe zij behoren; opgehelderd door juiste gelithographeerde en gekleurde afbeeldingen der ordeteekenen en riddercostuumen." English Translation: "Historical description of the older and newer, now existing orders of chivalry, as in and outside Europe: containing: their origin, denomination, proverbs, ribbons and classes, with an indication of their institutes and the kingdoms and states to which they belong: elucidated by correct lithographers and colored pictures of order signs and knight costumes."

OCLC: 781934391

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