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Lot nr:1170
Book nr:29077
Author:AMMAN, Jodocus
Title:Gynaeceum sive Theatrum Mulierum, in quo praecipuarum omnium per Europam inprimis, nationum ... foemineos habitus videre est
Town:Francoforti
Publisher:impensis Sigismundi Feyrabendij
Year:1586
Description:4to, [120] ff, title-page printed in red and black, woodcut illustration on title-page, 122 woodcut illustrations by J. AMMAN, woodcut initials. Some pages yellowed. Woodcut printer's device on last leaf. 19th century calf binding, with blindtooling, first hinge broken
Note:The brief text accompanying Amman's illustrations is by Franciscus MODIUS of Bruges, although it is arguably the publisher Feierabend's five-page introduction that provides a cultural framework for the depictions of diverse national costumes. First edition. Ref. Colas 125 ; Lipperheide Aa 31 ; Adams A-968 ; VD16 M5737
Price:€900 - €1200
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