Price: € 29,50

Subject: Plate 33: 'Netwant.' (Making nets). This plate shows several objects / instruments; scissors, tools for making nets etc.
Condition: Good, given age. Small stains in the top and bottom right corners (also affecting image). Middle fold, as issued. Creases in the bottom right corner. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.
Medium: Original copperplate engraving on a verge type handlaid paper.
Size (in cm): The overall size is ca. 19.5 x 25 cm. The image size is ca. 16.5 x 23 cm.
Size (in inch): The overall size is ca. 7.7 x 9.8 inch. The image size is ca. 6.5 x 9.1 inch.
Part Number: 26865
Location: C202-24
Description: This original old antique print / plate originates from: 'Huishoudelyk Woordboek [...]' by M. Noel Chomel, published in Leyden and Amsterdam by S. Luchtmans & H. Uytwerf in 1743. This is a first Dutch edition. The work also appeared in French in 1709, 1718 and 1767 and was even reworked in Japanese. This work covers all aspects of managing a country estate.

Artists and Engravers: The author of this work is Noel Chomel (1633-1712) is a famous French agriculturist and encyclopedia maker, much insprired by the Enlightment period in history. In this Dutch edition the plates are engraved by Frans de Bakker (active from 1736�1765).