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Lot nr:1175
Book nr:27493
Author:HOOGHE, Romeyn de
Title:Hieroglyphica, oder Denkbilder der alten V?lker, namentlich der Aegyptier, Chaldaer, Phonizier, Juden, Griechen, Romer, u. s. w.
Publisher:Arkstee und Merkus
Description:4to, [32], 396, [27] pp. Engraved portrait (margins reinforced), dedication leaf with engraved arms on verso, engraved frontispiece (same as in Dutch edition), 63 engraved plates by de Hooghe, numbered I - LXIII. Some stains and foxing. Full calf binding, beautifully blindstamped (triple border), gilt spine, rebacked with recuperation of the original spine, some marginal tears repaired, new endleaves
Note:First German edition of de Hooghe's illustrated study of the iconography of the ancients, issued with the same plates as the Dutch edition from 1735 (Hieroglyphica of Merkbeelden der oude volkeren). Ref. Landwehr 108; cf. Cohen-De Ricci 897
Price:€240 - €360
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