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Lot nr:1039
Book nr:28961
Author:DAVID, Joannes SJ
Title:Veridicus Christianus
Publisher:ex off. Plantiniana
Description:In-4?, [16], 374, [1], [1 blank], [39] pp. Engraved title page, 100 numbered full-page copperplate emblems by T. Galle and a full-page lottery plate "Quaerite et invenietes" with a volvelle. Each plate with a caption, disticha in Latin, Dutch and French engraved in the plate. Woodcut printer's device on last leaf. Some foxing. Plate 13 mounted and less good impression. Separate title page for the second text part "Orbita probitatis ad christi imitationem veridico Christiano subserviens" depicting Christ carrying the cross, surrounded by ten artists at easels painting scenes from his life (p. 351). Complete with 6 pages of music at the end, often lacking. Some marginal stains on the first lvs. Bound in 19th c. marbled calf, richly gilt bards and spine, spine with 5 raised bands, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers
Note:Zeldzaam, slechts 4 ex. in STCV waarvan 3 onvolledig. Ref. BCNI 4811 ; Funck 302 ; Praz p. 313 ; Landwehr 182. Galle published first the plates in: Icones ad Veridicum Christianum'
Price:€1000 - €1400
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