HOLLAND
HOLLAND

HOLLAND

(London: Adam and Charles Black, 1904).

FIRST EDITION AND A DELIGHTFUL BOOK ON HOLLAND, NICELY PRESERVED. This work includes a wonderful collection of paintings by Dutch artist Nico Jungman accompanied by extensive descriptive text about the landscapes, peoples and history of Holland, all written by his British-born wife Beatrix. The combination of art and text produces here a work of both cultural and historic signicicance. Jungmann studied art at the Royal Academy, Amsterdam and worked in both oils and water-colours. Item #28450

First Edition. With 75 paintings by Nico Jungman reproduced in full colour on plates engraved by the Menpes Press with captioned tissue-guards. Tall 8vo, in the publisher's original light blue cloth, lettered in gilt on the upper cover and spine and decorated on the upper cover with a tree motif representing the House of Orange in gilt, orange and green and with square monograms of both Nico and Beatrix Jungman. ix, 212 pp, 4 ads. An essentially fine copy, bright covers and spine, and internally quite pleasing as well. A very occasional bit of minor spotting here and there to the tissue guards.

Price: $175.00