[Masquerade Leyden] Gecostumeerde Optogt. PANORAMA.
[Masquerade Leyden] Gecostumeerde Optogt
[Masquerade Leyden] Gecostumeerde Optogt
[Masquerade Leyden] Gecostumeerde Optogt
[Masquerade Leyden] Gecostumeerde Optogt
[Masquerade Leyden] Gecostumeerde Optogt
[Masquerade Leyden] Gecostumeerde Optogt
[Masquerade Leyden] Gecostumeerde Optogt
[Masquerade Leyden] Gecostumeerde Optogt

[Masquerade Leyden] Gecostumeerde Optogt

Leiden: Firma Jacs. Hazenberg Corns. Zoon, 1865. Item #02227

Dutch Students on the March

[PANORAMA]. [Masquerade Leyden] Gecostumeerde Optogt. Gehouden Door De Leden Van Het Leidsche Studenten-Corps Den 6 Den Junij 1865, Ter viering van den 290sten verjaardag der Leidsche Hoogeschool, Voorstellende De Intogt Der Hollanders Binnen Zierikzee Onder Jonker Willem, Grave Van Oostervant, Op Den 12den Augustus Anno 1304. Leiden: Firma Jacs. Hazenberg Corns. Zoon, 1865.

Oblong folio panorama (10 3/4 x 14 1/4 inches; 274 x 362 mm) extending to 15 feet, nine inches (480 cm.). Lithographed double-spread title-plate, and 211 hand-colored and numbered (on plate) illustrations on plates designed and lithographed by JDCC Baron de Constant Rebecque. 8 pp text printed in blue paper providing descriptions loosely inserted.

Publisher's original pale brown pebbled cloth portfolio, with central gilt vignette and title surrounded by a blindstamped arabesque frame. Original ribbon ties renewed. Strengthening of a few folds. Otherwise a bright, internally fine copy.

OLCL/KVK record only four copies on institutional holdings worldwide. No copies at auction within the last thirty-six years.

A vivid costume-procession in panorama format of Leyden students (Leidsch Studenten Corps), depicting the State-entry of the Dutch into Zierikzee city (Zealand) in 1304 under the command of Willem van Oostervant Grave, and published upon the 290th anniversary of Leiden University in 1865.

Price: $2,500.00

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