331. [Leuven]


Opera varia: scilicet Rerum Lovaniensium libri IV. Annalium ejusdem oppidi libri VIII [...]. De Galliae Belgicae antiquitatibus [...] [and] NUENARIUS, Hermannus - De Gallia Belgica commentariolus [...] [and] ORTELIUS, Abraham & VIVIANUS, Johannes - Itinerarium.

Leuven, H. vander Haert, 1757

5 parts in 1 vol., folio: front.-[6]-124, [4]-22, [14]-12, 18, 112-[24] pp. (some browning, pagination sl. diff. from other copies).

Contemp. calf with gilt coat of arms on covers, gilt-orn. spine with raised bands, red edges (def. at tail, bands and joints rubbed).

First edition of the collected works of the Brabant historian P. Divaeus (1535-1581), incl. his history of Leuven and its important families, as well as archaeological works on Southern Belgium by himself, Nuenarius, Ortelius and Vivianus. Engr. ill.: nice front. with small author's portrait by A. van Campen, double-page folding map of "Nova Gallia Belgica", 8 hand-coloured pl. with coats of arms of Leuven families (6 full-page, 2 double-page or folding, 1 signed Catoir). Title in red & black. Text in 2 col.
Ref. STCV. - BL. - BnF.
Prov. Emmanuel de Hennin de Boussu Walcourt (bookpl.). - Ms. entry on front. crossed out. - Cartier de Marchienne (gilt supralibros).

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