De Nederlandsche Stad- en Dorp-Beschrijver

Author: Ollefen, L. van
Year: 1793
Edition: First edition
Publisher: Amsterdam: H.A. Banse
Category: Arts &tc.

Vol. II: Delfland. Contemporary calf over paper covered boards, 8vo., pp. xvi, 17 sections of 16 pgs, pp. 4, 4 sections of 16 pgs, pp. 4. The binding quite worn, the contents good. Small stamp of a private collector on first free end leaf and title page. Armor shields on title page and on two vignettes amateurishly coloured by hand. Engraved title page, a map which has been coloured in outline, 22 oval engravings and 1 full page engraving.
The sequence of the illustrations of the towns and villages in this volume is as follows:

  1 Delft
  2 Nootdorp
  3 Pijnacker
  4 Berkel en Rodenrijs
  5 Overschie
  6 De Ketel
  7 Vlaardingen
  8 Maasland
  9 Maassluis
10 's Gravezande
11 Naaldwyk
12 Monster
13 Ter Heiden
14 Loosduinen
15 's Graavenhaage
16 Schevelingen
17 Voorburg
18 Ryswyk
19 (Huis te Rijswijk)
20 Wateringen
21 De Lier
22 Hoog en Woud Harnasch
23 Schipluiden
Originally it was the intention to cover the whole of the Republic of the United Netherlands, however the last part (vol. 8) was published in 1801 and then only Holland (the combined provinces of North- and South Holland) for the greater part had been covered by this work.
Tiele 818.

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