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The Netherlands ... a Study of Some Aspects of Art, Costume and Social Life  ( One of Batsford Books on Foreign Countries )
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The Netherlands ... a Study of Some Aspects of Art, Costume and Social Life ( One of Batsford Books on Foreign Countries )

By Sitwell, Sacheverell ...jacket Illustration By Pieter Schenk

London: B. T. Batsford Ltd. ...Orange cloth with gilt on spine, decorated endpapers being "a view of the gardens at Enghien, Flanders, by Romeyn de Hooghe from a handcoloured engraving in the Map Room of the British Museum." No date or edition assumed "First Thus". 168 clean pages, 32 double sided b & w full page plates, 9 full page colour plates, many b & w illustrations and a fold out map at rear of book, former owners book plate on half title page dated 1948, dust jacket is price clipped, chipping, rubbing, darkened spine. Contents include: Dutch Water Towns: Delft, Dordrecht, Haarlem, Leyden, Utrecht / Amsterdam: Churches, Canals, Houses, and their interiors / Villages of the Waterland: Broek, Koog aan de Zaan, Krommenic, Monnikendam, Edam, Volendam, Marken / The Hague and the Work of Daniel Marot / Noord Holland: Haarlem, Alkmaar, Hoorn, Enkhuizen, Medemblik / Friesland: Costume, Towns and Villages, Religious Sects / Two Excursions: 1. Sunday at Staphorst, 2, Weekday at Spakenburg / Dutch Gardens / Cornelis Troost and his Times / Zeeland: The Islands of Walcheren, Noord and Zuid Beveland, Schouwen and Tholen; Zeeuwsch-Vlaaderen, Over Flakkee and Voorne. Tight clean and square, check out the scans. . First Thus. Hard Cover. Very Good Plus/Very Good. Illus. by Schenk, Pieter (1645-1715). 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$17.75