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Very rare & early news pamphlet from Amsterdam...

Item # 661783

August 01, 1632

Dutch newsletter/pamphlet from Amsterdam, August, 1632

* Very rare 17th century publication
* Siege - capture of Maastricht
* Dutch journalist & printer Broer Jansz

A very rare news pamphlet by the famed early Broer Jansz, one of the most prolific newsmen of the 17th century. Included with this item is an extensive biography of him and his work.
Included also is a translation of this 4 page pamphlet, headed: "Triumphante Tijdinghe" [Triumphant News] with the translation continuing: "About the victorious capture of the city of Maastricht...".
The Siege of Maastricht was fought between 9 June and 22 August 1632, when the Dutch commander Frederick Henry, Prince of Orange, eventually captured the city from Habsburg forces.
Four pages, 5 1/2 by 7 inches, minor & discrete archival mend at the top of page 2, nice condition.

Category: The 1600's and 1700's