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Catalogue of Antiquarian Books (before 1700)

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In our Catalogue this is Booknumber V2071

Author Burgundia, Antonius a [Antoine de Bourgogne]
Title MUNDI LAPIS LYDIUS sive VANITAS per VERITATEM FALSI accusata & convicta Opera D. Antonii a Burgundia Archi-diaconi Brugensis.
PlacePub Antwerp
Publisher Viduae Joan. Cnobbari 1st edition
Date 1639
Illustrations Copperplates (46 of 50 the missing 4 tipped in in facsimile on matching paper) by A. Pawels +Engraved titlepage by T.J. van Merlen after A. van Diepenbeeck.
Description Quarto vellum [xxvi]+249pp (of which 4 leaves are in facsimile on matching paper) +[27]pp with errata list at end of the index. Damp tide marks to first 15 leaves which do not affect paper quality which is strong, supple & crisp. No tears, minimal signs of use or foxing affecting less than a dozen leaves. Bookplate Charles Clement Roemers at Maestricht on pastedown and traces of another removed, 17th century inscriptions on flyleaf & *2 otherwise no marks to text or plates. Lacks rear free endpaper. Good margins, thick paper and strong impression of both text and copperplates (Praz 292 Landw.72).
Booknumber V2071
Price Price: GBP 480.00 or USD 619.00
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