Book details: L'HOTEL DE SOMMERSET, OU SOMMERSET HOUSE [SOMERSET HOUSE].
[AA, Pieter van der, 1659-1733]
L'HOTEL DE SOMMERSET, OU SOMMERSET HOUSE [SOMERSET HOUSE].
Imprint: [Leiden : Pieter van der Aa, 1727].
An engaging early eighteenth-century print of old Somerset House- a bird's eye view of the house and gardens from the river. Originally produced for Pieter van der Aa's publication "Les Délices de la Grand'Bretagne" (Leiden : 1707). The present edition is dated to 1727. Etching and line engraving on paper. Engraved surface 124 x 153mm (approx. 4-7/8" x 6"). Faint old folds, trimmed tight to right-hand margin, a few tiny marks, but still overall in very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print. Adams 20/022.