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Christeliicken waerseggher in 100 Vraegen end Antwoorden Voorgestelt door den e.p. Joannes David
1603. DAVID, Joanes. Christeliicken waerseggher in 100 Vraegen ende Antwoorden Voorgestelt door den e.p. Joannes David. Contents include a mounted engraved title and 100 mounted plates [plate size 155 x 90 mm]. Small 4to., 182 x 153 mm, bound in contemporary calf. T'Antwerpen: Met Beelden verciert door Joannes Galle, ND [1630?]. WITH: DAVID, Joanes. Christeliicken waerseggher, de principale stucken van t'Christen geloof en leuen int cort begrijpende Christeliicken waerseggher; Schild-wacht tot seker vvaerschovvvinghe teghen de valsche waersegghers, tooueraers, en derghelijcke ongoddelijckheydt; Schild-wacht tot seker waerschouwinghe teghen de valsche waersegghers, tooveraers, en derghelijcke ongoddelijckheydt; Schild-wacht. [14], 372, [4]; xxxvii, [10] pp. Illustrated with engraved title and 69 of 100 engraved plates. Small 4to., 205 x 145 mm, bound in old vellum. T'Antwerpen: Inde Plantijnsche Druckerije, by Ian Moerentorf, 1602. |~||~||~||~| A complete copy of this rare and attractive emblem book, in the version issued without text, accompanied by an incomplete copy of the version published by Plantin with the text. This text version has an extra part with a particularly splendid illustrated title page. The illustrations, many of which are quite surreal, are by Theodore Galle (1571-1633), although those in the version without text were presumably copies made by his son, Jan (1600-1676), whose name appears on the title-page. The text version lacks 11 text leaves in addition to the 31 plates mentioned above. Generally good copies of both, spine worn on Ad. 1. PROVENANCE of Ad. 1: Early ownership inscription on front past-down. Bibliotheque Schorsch, with armorial bookplate on front pastedown. Landwehr, J. Emblem Books in the Low Countries 1554-1949. A Bibliography. No. 132. Landwehr, J. Emblem & Fable Books (3rd ed.) 184.
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