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Title: Les planches du Bréviaire in-8°. Editions du Musée Plantin-Moretus. Imprimé sur les cuivres originaux. avec une préface de Max Rooses.
Description: 8. Anvers (Antwerpen), Editions du Musée Plantin-Moretus, s.d. (1900), small in-4°, 21 x 17 cm, (7) + (12) pp + 12 copper engravings by Jean Wierick, 1573, who had also designed them, full leather binding with gilt fillets on covers, raised back, a.e.g. (publisher's binding). Leather with some stains, inside with some foxing, hardly on the engravings which are protected by a loosely inserted serpente, more foxing on the first 5 text leaves. (Still acceptable). First edition of a suite of 12 engravings designed to illustrate a Plantin edition of a Breviary, but they were never used. An important example of Dutch-Flemish book illustration in the 16th century. .


Price: EUR 575.00 = appr. US$ 624.94 Seller: Antiquariaat Wim de Goeij
- Book number: 32475