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Lot 751

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De bello Belgico decas prima [...]. [- De bello Belgico decas secunda [...].].

STRADA, Famiano

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Lot description

Rome, Fr. Corbelletti [- heirs of Fr. Corbelletti], 1632 [-1647]

2 vol., folio: [12 incl. engr. title]-374-[88], [12 incl. engr. title]-480-[56] pp.; 30 pl. (vol. 1: marg. soiling on ff. G3-4, few ff. sl. browned, vol. 2: marg. damp stain in lower corner on some ff. and pl. throughout, rare spotting, engr. titles cut short but otherwise large margined copy).

Mod. mottled leather, flat spines with red leather title labels (joints sl. rubbed).

First folio edition of the most beautiful and prestigious ed. of Strada's work on the history of the Dutch Revolt. Ill. (complete) with the Leo Belgicus titles, 30 double-page pl. representing the battles at Oudenaarde, Coevorden, Gembloux, Grave, Hilligerlee, Limbourg, Mons, at the Gete by Tienen, Tournai, Oosterweel, Valenciennes, etc., engr. by Guillaume Baur and Jean Miel. A third volume was planned but the King of Spain prevented the printing.
Ref. DBS VII: 1607, 1610. - Brunet V:557. - BB V:249. - Van der Heijden 7.1. - Tooley 24.

Lot 751

De bello Belgico decas prima [...]. [- De bello Belgico decas secunda [...].].

STRADA, Famiano

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