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Lot nr:1105
Book nr:32196
Author:OVIDIUS NASO, Publius
Title:Den metamorphosis ofte herscheppinghe. In onse Nederduijtsche tale overgeset ende met figuren verciert elck tot Sijnder Historien dienende. Seer nut voor alle schilders, beeltsnijders, goutsmeden, ender liefhebbers der historien
Town:Rotterdam
Publisher:Peeter van Waesbergen
Year:c1635
Description:In-8, 425 pp, gegr. titel en 6 houtsneden met de schepping en 178 houtsneden naar VIRGIL SOLIS. Vol kalfslederen band, rug rijkelijk versierd met goud, gewreven, binnenin goed bewaard
Note:Rare and exceptional edition of a popular richly illustrated Ovid. The Dutch translation in prose by J. Florianus and the woodcuts, made after those by V. Solis, were first published in 1566 at Antwerp by H. de Laet and just again from 1595 onwards for several editions at Antwerpen and Rotterdam up till 1650.
In Holland only one copy at the AUL.
Geerebaert CXXII, lj; Cat. Ovidius Herschapen, Meermanno-Westreenianum, 1980, n15
Price:€500 - €700
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