HET GROOT NATUUR- EN ZEDEKUNDIGH WERELT TONEEL OF WOORDENBOEK [Great World Theatre or Dictionary with Emblematic Illustrations] van meer dan 1200 aeloude Egiptische, Grieksche en Romeinsche Zinnebeelden... Tweede Deel [Vol II only].
Reinier Boitet, Stads Drukker
Copperplate engraved text illustrations (178) by J.C. Philips and F. Ottens + woodcut tailpieces and initials.
Volume II only of Two, Large-paper Folio (40.2 x 25.2cm or 16 x 10 inches) contemporary marbled calf on 7 raised bands with two lettering pieces and spine overall gilt (hinges split but held by most cords with some old sewing to repair, tips very worn) All edges Rouged. Titlepage in red and black + 678pp. This is the second volume dealing with letters H-Z. About a dozen leaves with minor foxing/staining else crisp tight clean pages. *A book of mythology, biblical iconography, all illustrated with EMBLEMS. The author cites Cezar Ripa, Zaratino Kastellini, Pier Valerianus and Horus Apollo as his sources. The illustrations are each in a roundelle within variously shaped baroque borders. This a very wide margined LP copy and has has many more illustrations than either of the other two volumes.
Price: GBP 400.00 or USD 560.00
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