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Van den Bosch, Pieter

Beschryving der plegtigheden by het tweede eeeuwfest van de Leydsche Akademie.

Leyden, S.& J.Luchtmans 1775.

Reference: 9038
Price: £195 [convert currency]

Full Description

8vo. (4) + 104pp, errata leaf, 1 folding engraved plate, engraved vignette on title leaf. Contemporary marbled wrappers.

A scarce publication which describes in considerable detail the celebrations held in Leiden in 1775 to mark the two hundredth anniversary of the foundation of the city’s University. The accompanying folding plate illustrates the facade of the classical temple temporarily erected as the focus for the festivities.