Live auction - Lot 495


Subject: [Devotion - 's-Hertogenbosch]

Hammer price: € 500

€ 200 / 300

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’s-Hertogenbosch, H. Gremmen, (18th c.?)

Broadsheet (visible area 37 x 26 cm) (toned).

Framed (not unframed). Good copy.

Extremely rare (unrecorded?) devotional broadsheet, printed by or for an otherwise unrecorded bookseller at ’s-Hertogenbosch. "De Vergulde Speelwagen" is a still existing house in the Hinthamerstraat, mentioned from 1606 onwards. In 1756 its is recorded as the "catoen- en boekwinkel van de Wed. Grimme" (Mosmans, Oude namen van huizen en straten in ’s-Hertogenbosch, 1907). Gremmen and Grimme was a typical Catholic family name in town and region.
At top: title, 12 rhyming Dutch verses (in roman type, in 2 col.) and a central woodcut with IHS emblem. Text of prayer printed in Gothic type in 2 col., separated by an ornamental type border. At bottom the imprint: "Tot s’Hertogenbosch | By Hermanus Gremmen, Boek- en Papier Verkooper in de Hintemetstraat / | In den Vergulde Speelwagen ||".
Ref. Not in STCN.
Joined: Waarschouwinge [...]. ’s-Hertogenbosch, P. Scheffers, [1729]. Broadsheet (32 x 21 cm). Good copy (old folds, sm. holes in blank margins). Printed text referring to regional hunting regulations of 1656 and 1661, with manuscript addition of 12 March 1729, signed H. Santvoort. Ref. Not in STCN. (2 pcs)

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