Lot 10235
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December Auction Online including Books & Prints | 20 december 2020
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[SPLENDID CEREMONY] – FRANCQUART, J. & PUTEANUS, E. Pompa Fvnebris Optimi Potentissimiq. Principis Alberti Pii, Archidvcis Avstriae, Dvcis Bvrg. Bra. &c. [..].

Brvxellae[=Brussels], [no publisher], 1623, consisting of 12 unnumb. text-leaves (with Latin, Spanish, French & Dutch text on recto & verso) printed by HENRICUS HASTENIUS (=Hendrik van Haestens) in 1623 in Leuven, engraved title (by C. Galle), 64 engravings (incl. 2 fold.) numb. “I-LXIIII” in the plate (by Cornelis Galle after Jacob Francquart) AND EXTRA 1 engraving at the end (“Dvm Serenissimae Belgarvm Principi Isabellae Clarae Evgeniae, [..]”, publ. ca. 1634, ca. 37,5 x 23 cm.) by C. Galle after J. Franquart. Small folio oblong (ca. 30,5 x 41 cm.), 17th-cent. gilt calf with gilt ribbed spine.

¶ Landwehr (Splendid Ceremonies) 69. Muller (Ned. Historieplaten) 1451. Atlas Van Stolk 1532. Lipperheide 2660. Funck p. 313. Brunet II, 1379. Graesse II, p. 629. Rare first edition (only 3 copies in NCC) of a sumptuous publication illustrated with large-sized engravings by the Belgian print-maker Cornelis Galle (1576-1650) after drawings by the Belgian artist Jacob Franquart (=Jacques Franckaert, ca. 1582-1651) depicting the funeral procession for Albert VII, Archduke of Austria (1559-1621) held in Brussels on 12 March 1622. Our edition without the name of the Belgian printer Joannes Mommartius (=Jan Mommaert) mentioned in most copies we have traced, but with the name of Henricus Hastenius (=Hendrik van Haestens) printed in the colophon on verso final text-leaf (“Lovanii, Typis Henrici Hastenii, M. DC. XXIII.”). Plate LXII with 2 extra engraved figures in lower left margin. The accompanying text by the Dutch humanist Erycius Puteanus (1574-1646) was first published in 1622 in “Phoenix Principvm [..]” (cf. Bibliotheca Belgica P227). ¶ Ex bibliotheca Henri François van Kinschot (with his heraldic book-plate mounted on first free end-paper) & a member of the Belgian noble family Van der Burch (with his heraldic book-plate mounted on upper paste-down). – With small defects (spine-ends sl. dam./ chipped, binding partly rubbed/worn, a few small wormholes in inner blank margin of text-leaves & engr. title, 1 engraving (plate XLVII) sl. dam. in outer blank margins & partly repaired with paper on verso, partly foxed/ browned), but nevertheless in an acceptable condition.

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