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Lot nr:1036
Book nr:29314
Author:DAVID, Joannes SJ
Title:Christeliicken Waerseggher, de principale stucken van t'Christen Geloof en Leven int cort begrijpenende ende een Schild-Wachts teghen de valsche waersegghers, tooveraers etc.
Town:Antwerpen
Publisher:inde Plantijnsche Druckerije, by Ian Moerentorf
Year:1603 - 1602
Description:In-4, [16], 372, [5], [1 blank], XXXVII, [14] pp. Engraved title page, 100 numbered full-page copperplate emblems by T. GALLE and a full-page lottery plate "Quaerite et invenietes" with a volvelle. Each plate with a caption, disticha in Latin, Dutch and French engraved in the plate. Some stains (mainly in the introduction but not only), some nudity erased. Separate title page for the second text part "Rolle der Deugdsaemheydt tot naer-volghinghe Christi" depicting Christ carrying the cross, surrounded by ten artists at easels painting scenes from his life (p. 351).
Separate title page for "Schild-wacht tot seker waerschouwinghe teghen de valsche waersegghers, tooveraers en derhelijcke ongoddelijckheydt". Woodcut printer's device at the end. Many old annotations. 19th c. binding in half calf
Note:Ref. BCNI 4938 ; Praz p. 313 "Scarce" ; Landwehr 184. Galle published first the plates in: Icones ad Veridicum Christianum'
Price:€600 - €900
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