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Trophées tant sacrés que profanes du Duché de Brabant, contenant l'origine, succession & descendance des ducs & princes de cette maison [...] ensemble les généalogies de plusieurs ducs, princes, comtes, barons, seigneurs & nobles.
The Hague, 1724-1726.2 volumes + 2 supplement volumes. Folio, full leather, spine ends somewhat worn, volume II spine partly loose. One of the volumes is waterstained in the first part. Inside a few small worm holes in the margins, some browning and in volume I a small stain through the first few pages. 672, 235, 572, 444, 33, 508 pag. The last and best edition of this work by the monk Christophorus Butkens (Antwerpen 1591 - 's-Gravenhage 1650), that was first published in 1641. Even though amongst genealogists Butkens is known as a 'bungler', this monumental work contains numerous interesting details about the history and genealogy of Brabant and its nobility. It is illustrated with a vast amount of engraved coats-of-arms, maps, portraits, city views, monuments and some large folding castle views. In total 75 folding plates and 400 engravings in the text. H166.
      [Bookseller: Antiquariaat A.G. VAN DER STEUR]
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