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Lot nr:1162
Book nr:29107
Author:[MARCUS GHEERAERTS] ESOPE
Title:Fables d'Esope, avec figures de Sadeler. Trad. nouvelle
Town:Paris
Publisher:Aubouyn
Year:1689
Description:Gr. in-8°, 14, 280, 4 pp avec front. grav. et 139 fines grav. s. cuivre d'après M. Gheeraerts par A. Sadeler (Anvers 1570- Bruges 1629). Le titre et le front. ont été doublés, qq lég. rousseurs et qq taches. Veau ancien
Note:Hodnett, M. Gheeraert the elder. 'The 15 original designs are on page 3,7,11,13,19,21,27,29,35,39,47,49,55,57 and 276. These added designs by Sadeler are highlights in the history of book illustration, and yet they are so harmonious that it can almost be said that they belong to Gheeraerts' series and enlarge it by 15 plates
Price:€500 - €700
Sellingprice:€1600
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