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Lot nr:960
Book nr:36031
Author:[VOS, Maarten de, after] - DE PASSE the Elder, Crispijn
Title:The months
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Year:n.d. (ca. 1580)
Description:Small in-folio (29 x 20 cm). Suite of 12 (out of 13) tool engravings after Maarten De VOS, in lettered circles, diameter 120 mm. Size of the lvs: 242 x 160 mm.
Complete set and very good impression for the months, lacking engraved title-page ("Schemata XII mensium"), but supplied in fac-simile. Nice figures representing the works and pleasures of each month, with signs of the zodiac in the sky.
Beautiful pastiche binding in 3/4 vellum (Masui), marbled paper on boards, morocco title piece on upper board
Note:Ref. Hollstein XV, 577-588. Ex libris Carlo de Poortere
Price:€7000 - €9000
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