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Title: Vitae sanctorum, ex probatissimis authoribus...collectae. 1594.
Description: Antverpiae ( Antwerpen ) , ex Officina Plantiniana, Apud Viduam & Ioannem Moretum, 1594, in-8, 19 x 12 cm, (28) nn pp ( with engraved title-page ) + 953 pp + (7) nn pp ( complete, collation identical to Imhoff H-2). Bound in full old leather, with most of the green silk ties still present, covers with some blindtooling ( fillets) and a central gilt decoration, first fly leaf renewed ( not recently), binding with traces of use but still in good order. Inside a clean copy with minimal soiling of the engraved title page. This is the second edition ( first in 1590) of Haraeus' hagiography. The engraved title page is by Van der Borcht ( see New Hollstein Van der Borcht, Book illustrations vol III n 1209, p. 233), but this plate has a different design from the 1590 edition !. See also Imhof item H-2. USTC 406967 . .


Price: EUR 450.00 = appr. US$ 489.08 Seller: Antiquariaat Wim de Goeij
- Book number: 51847