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"Bossuit, F. van; B. Graet; M. Pool"
Cabinet de l'art de schulpture par le fameux sculpteur Francis van Bossuit exécuté en yvoire ou ébauché en terre gravées d'après les desseins de Barent Graat / Mattys Pool. 1727.
"On title page: ""Cabinet de l'art de schulpture par le fameux sculpteur Francis van Bossuit exécuté en yvoire ou ébauché en terre gravées d'après les desseins de Barent Graat door Mattys Pool // STATUES OR ART'S CABINET Containing the Ivory work's of that famous Statuary FRANCIS VAN BOSSUIT and Curiously Ingraven in Copper According to the draught of BARENT GRAAT by MATHEW POOL' .4°, 103 gravures (waaronder 2 portretten) en een gegraveerde opdracht, op 70 bladen. Half leer. Goed exemplaar. 2 decorated engraved title-pages, engraved dedication page [A], portrait of van Bossuit [3] followed by two pages (one in Dutch and one in Eglish) of engraved text with the biography of the sculptor [5]; portrait of Barent Graat [6] followed by two pages (in Dutch and in Eglish) of engraved text with the biography of the painter[8]; plates IX-CIII [9-103] are all in great condition. Wide margins. Good quality engravings on thick paper and one-side printed only. The whole book, including the text, is drawn from plates. Rare complete first and only edition from 1727. Half leather with text printed in gold; countergard page attached but loose. Inscribed in pen and black ink within the cover: 'F. (?) l.(?) Mesterman'.".
Bookseller: Antiquariaat Arine van der Steur [Netherlands]
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