Arnhem, W. Troost, 1783, 8vo., plain paper cover, 20 pp., somewhat stained with darkened titlepage. Obituary in memory of Cornelius Ascanius van Sypestein (1722-1783). Van Sypestein's family line started with Lambert van Sypesteyn who died in 1558. In 1815 the Sypesteins became part of the Dutch nobility and the family tree died out in 1946. Cornelius Ascanius van Sypestein was lord of Moermont, Renesse and Noordwelle. He was mayor of Haarlem and married to Elizabeth Anna Slicher (1726-1766).