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Hooghweerdighe Historie Van Het Alder-Heylighste Sacrament Van Mirakel
Brussels: Georgius De Backer, Nicolaus Stryckwant, Aegidius Stryckwant, Carolus De Vos, Joannes Baptista De Vos, 1720. Hardcover. Good. Hooghweerdighe Historie Van Het Alder-Heylighste Sacrament Van Mirakel. Petrus de CAFMEYER. [Vol 1. Brussels: Georgius De Backer 1720] [Vol. II: Nicolaus Stryckwant, Aegidius Stryckwant, Carolus De Vos, Joannes Baptista De Vos 1735], 1720-35, 1720. Hardcover. Yellow calf leather spine with marbled boards. 2 Volumes in 1. folio 14.5 x 9.5 inches. There is rub-through to the corners. the marbled paper over the boards has frayed at bottom of both boards. there are several minor tears to pages, most with vintage repairs using paper (either paper tape, or pasted on rice paper) woodcut plates engraved plates, folding plates, engraved plates with woodcut borders, by Jacobus Harrewijn & Jan Lodewyk Krafft after I.B.Thibaut, &c. woodcut title vignettes. a few woodcut text illus. woodcut ornaments & initials. First Editions in Dutch (also published with French text). Profusely illustrated relation of the 1735 jubilee commemorating the (antisemitic) legend about sacrilegious attacks by Jews on the sacred Hosts in 1369, with remarkable architecture plates (some signed by Harrewijn and Krafft). Illustrated with 26 (20, 6) etched plates in armorial rococo woodcut borders and 24 (18, 6) etched pl. Representing triumphal arches (1 with "Manneken-Pis"), 4 folding (2 torn). Woodcut front. & 2 folding plates. Issued to commemorate the three hundred and fiftieth anniversary celebrations of the 'Holy Sacrament of Miracles' in the city of Brussels; the second volume contains details regarding the jubilee of 1735. According to the legend, in 1370 on Good Friday, a number of consecrated hosts were stolen from the tabernacle of the church of St. Catherine by several Jews, who took them to their synagogue. There the Hosts were desecrated, and miraculously began to bleed. The thieves were found out and punished by being burned alive at the stake. Each year, on the Sunday after July 15, a procession is held in the city to perpetuate the memory of the miracle, and the identical Hosts are exhibited in the church of St. Michel and St. Gudule for the veneration of the faithful. Cafmeyer's text contains a total of three woodcut and fifty engraved plates. Twenty-six of these portray religious subjects and scenes from the miracle and the commemorative celebrations within woodcut borders incorporating symbols and armorial bearings of catholic bishops and abbots of the Brabant. Most of the other plates depict triumphal arches, surmounted with similar pictorial representations. There is also a folding double-page plate of the altar in the church of St. Michel and St. Gudule, with border-scenes from the miracle. We will gladly supply more &/or specific images, just let us know what you would like to examine.. * * * * * * * * * * {FREE Media Mail Shipping! Images available for any item, just ask. Any images shown next to the listing that have our www.aCastleofBooks.com watermark on them are the exact item you will receive, all other images are for reference only. Free delivery confirmation for domestic orders. Books with Author signatures are guaranteed authentic. We understand collectors needs in terms of accurate grading and proper packaging. We stand behind our descriptions 100%. All items will be shipped securely to insure that they arrive in exactly the same condition in which they left. May have small easily erasable pencil markings on first page. Our Packing Slips do not contain any pricing information so you may order items as Gifts or for Dropship without concern. We ship every Monday, Wednesday & Friday morning. All items subject to prior sale. Why the odd prices? We run a percent discount for our Biblio listings, which insures Biblio has our lowest prices online, but does give odd change.}
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