1474. [Low Countries]

STRADA, Famianus, S.J.

Histoire de la guerre de Flandre. Traduite par P. Du Ryer.

Brussels, t'Serstevens, 1712

3 vol., 12mo: front.-[10]-552-[42], [6]-524-[36], [2]-564-[48] pp. (some very light dampstaining).

Contemp. speckled calf, richly gilt spines with 5 bands (expertly repaired with orig. spines pasted on), brown leather title labels, red sp. edges. Very good set.

Later edition of the French translation by Du Ryer of the Catholic history of the Dutch Revolt by the Italian Jesuit Strada (1572-1649). A reissue of the ed. published by the widow Foppens in 1705, with a new title. Engr. ill.: frontispice by J. Harrewijn in vol. I, 3 coats of arms of Alexander Farnese on titles, 7 (of 9, 2 id. portr. of Farnese missing) portraits and 16 (of 17, "Prise de Maastricht" missing) folding plates. Titles in red and black. Vol. I last f. [2C]1 (privilege) missing as often.
Ref. DBS VII:1615. - BB V:269:S-68. - STCV.

€ 100 / 150

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