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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 [volumes 1 to 5]
Description: Bruxellis [Brussel], typis Matthaei Lemaire, 1783-1789. Volumes 1 to 5 of this important hagiographical work regarding Belgium (due to the French Revolution, the publication was interrupted and so the 6th and last volume was published years later, in 1794, and is not included in this offered series), first and original 1783-1789-edition, xxxviii,752 + [8],xxxi,683 + xxxviii,736 + xxvii,728 + xvi,816 pp. illustrated with 22 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. firm uniform 19th cy. hardcover bindings (spines in brown leather with gilt lettering, corners and edges with some wear), marbled endpapers, small stamp on recto and verso of t.p. some occasional foxing (text always well readable), text in Latin, cfr. De Backer-Sommervogel III 1372-1374 no.16, weight: 11 kg. [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)], H98659

Keywords: Religie religion hagiografie hagiography BelgiŽ Belgium Latin geschiedenis history

Price: EUR 600.00 = appr. US$ 652.11 Seller: Antiquariaat Pieter Judo (De Lezenaar)
- Book number: H98659

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