1335. [Splendid ceremonies - Brussels]

STROOBANT, Jacques

Brusselsche eer-triumphen, dat is eene waerachtighe beschrijvinge van alle de Hertoghlijcke huldinghen, der Keyseren [...]. Inne-komsten, Vreugde-feesten en Tournoy-spelen, geschiet binnen de Princelijcke Stadt Brussel [...]. Eyndende, met [...] Groote Feeste, van het dry hondert jarigh Jubilé van het hoogh-weerdigh H. Sacrament van Mirakelen.

Brussels, P. De Dobbeleer, 1670

Folio: [14]-127-[5] pp. (quire Cc loosening, dampstain in lower blank corner of quires Dd-Hh invading plates).

Contemp. vellum (endpapers lifted), flat spine, ties. Good copy.

Rare survey of royal "Entries" and similar festivities in Brussels, culminating in the sumptuous tercentenary procession of the Holy Sacrament of the Miracle (3 miraculous hosts which started to bleed on Good Friday 1370. Jews were falsely accused of having pierced them with knives - a typical case of the continuation of medieval anti-semitism). Engr. ill.: front. with panoramic view of Brussels by J. Troyen, and 8 full-page and 2 folding pl. by Gaspar Bouttats.
Ref. Matagne (Namur) S-480. - Opac KBR. - STCV. - Not in Landwehr (Splendid ceremonies).

€ 200 / 300

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