Title: Proeve van dichtoeffening, 1731
Author: Theodoor van Snakenburg
Publisher: Te Leyden, By de Janssoons van der Aa
A scarce early 18th century edition of Snakenburg’s Sample of Poetry, Consisting of Shepherd Songs, Letters, Riveting and Mixed Poems.
There is a large frontispiece, along with 5 divisional title pages, full page engravings, and several head and tailpieces.
Worldcat records 19 existing copies of this edition in libraries.
One finely bound volume in octavo, (26)+353+(5) pages
On note of condition, this volume is in fair shape, with rubbing and wear to the binding, and the spine flapping off, though holding. There is minor foxing throughout.