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Title: Acta Sanctorum Belgii selecta, quae tum ex monumentis sinceris necdum in Bollandiano opere editis, tum ex vastissimo eodem Opere, fervata primigenia Scriptorum phrasi, collegit, chronologico ordine digessit, Commentariisque ac Notis illustravit [Complete in 6 volumes]
Description: Bruxellis [Brussel], typis Matthaei Lemaire, 1783-1789-1794. Complete series of 6 volumes of this important hagiographical work regarding Belgium, first and original 1783-1794-edition, xxxviii,752 + [8],xxxi,683 + xxxviii,736 + xxvii,728 + xvi,816 + [8],xx,790 pp. illustrated with 26 engraved plates out-of-text (some of which are signed by P.B. Bouttats, C.J. Bisschop & H.Cause, etc. cfr. infra) and with some engravings in text, 27cm. uniform 19th cy. hardcover bindings (spines in vellum, corners and edges with some wear), gilt blind-stamped ex-libris of "P.F. Joannes Bocquet ST.M." on spine, library stamp on t.p. very few occasional foxing, text in Latin, cfr. De Backer-Sommervogel III 1372-1374 no.16, good condition, weight: 13kg. [Illustrations: Volume I: fac-simile regarding S. Servatius, folding map, plate regarding S. Remigius // Volume II: plan of an abbey and one other engraving related to S.Medard, scene related to S. Wulfilaicus, large folding geneaological table related to Dagobertus I, portrait of Petrus Boschius, 2 plates related to S. Gaugericus, portrait of Joannes Bollandus, view on the S.Bavo cathedral in Ghent // Volume III: portrait of Joannes Stiltingus // Volume IV: S.Odilia and S.Leudegar (folding plate), S. Mumolen, Daniel Papebrochus (folding plate) // Volume V: fac-simile document regarding S. Begga (folding), portrait of Joannes Pinius, portrait of Guilielmus Cuperus, S. Bertinus, fac-simile regarding S.Gudila (folding plate) // Volume 6: portrait of Pius VI, portrait of (?), one plate related to S. Alciacus & one folding plate regarding the county of Flanders // Due to the French Revolution, the publication (1783-1789) was interrupted and so the 6th and last volume was published years later, in 1794. Content of the 6th volume, by Ghesquiere & Thysius: "Tomus VI complectens Acta Sanctorum Belgii, qui a seculi octavi initio usque ad annum circiter DCCXXIX ad Superos migrarunt"], H102909

Keywords: Religie religion hagiografie hagiography BelgiŽ Belgium Latin geschiedenis history

Price: EUR 900.00 = appr. US$ 978.16 Seller: Antiquariaat Pieter Judo (De Lezenaar)
- Book number: H102909

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