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Via Vitae Aeternae, 1620, woodcuts (demons/angels)
Very Good condition 1st edition 1620 book with beautiful and impressive woodcuts of angels, demons, the trinity, etc. Illustrated by Bolswert. Spine in decorative leather with nerves and gilded title, later marbled boards. 875 p., 10 f., 32 boards by Böetium A (Boëce) of Bolswert. Work in excellent condition, with rare foxing, browning, or foxing. Schelte BOLSWERT (Bolsward, circa 1586 - Antwerp, 1659). Only marking is at bottom of title page-see photo. FIrst edition of an immensely popular book (Praz) with woodcuts of visions of Heaven and Hell. Every beautiful plate has an annotation and explanation from the Bible. (Praz p. 506) Demonology, religion. [Attributes: First Edition]
Bookseller: hchlr [South Jordan, Utah, US]
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