1273. [Emblems]

Troostelycken leydtsman tot de bermhertigheydt godts gheschickt ende ghesonden aen alle troost-sughtighe zielen om die allegaeder te Leyden tot een blije Nieuw-jaer, ende blije leven met dit teghenwoordigh jaer ons Heeren, 1658. Door eenen priester der Societeyt Jesu.

Antwerp, C. Woons, 1658

4to: 24 ff. (some minor foxing, stronger on lower corner of last quires).

Gilt modern vellum by L[aurent] Peeters, Antwerp, in the manner of 17th-c. binding, flat spine, modern flyleaves, a.e.g.

Rare original edition of this collection of emblems published on the occasion of the monastic jubilee of Susanne 't Seraets, written by an anonymous Jesuit "I. P.", and illustrated with a mark on title, the coat of arms of the jubilee and 13 engr. emblems, by Fr. Bouttats, finely heightened in gold and silver and with very fresh colours. With wide margins.
Ref. STCV 12919006. - DBS IX:1348.- Landwehr, Dutch Emblem Books, 136. - Praz 517-518. - Opac KBR. - Not in De Vries, Landwehr, Low Countries.
Joined: Poirters, A. - Het masker vande wereldt afgetrocken [13th ed.]. Antwerp, M. Verdussen, [1720-1761]. 8vo (part of engr. title missing). Contemp. sheep (used). Engr. ill.: title, 16 emblems and 10 ill. in text by F. Bouttats. Ref. Daly/Dimler (Jesuit emblem) J.1170 (2). - DBS VI:929. - Landwehr (Low Countries) 657. - BCNI 18634. - STCV. (2 vol.)

€ 1.500 / 2.000

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