LOT 722

[Antiquely coloured. Plantin printing. Guicciardini] Descrittione di tutti i Paesi Bassi

Altrimenti detti Germania Inferiore. Con tutte le carte di Geographia del paese & col ritratto al naturale di molte terre principali; (...). Anversa, Christofano Plantino, 1588. Small folio, leather, blindtooled, half title, illustrated frontispiece, title inside allegorical border, armorial chart, portrait of Philip II of Spain, the arms of Guicciardini, (16),432,(18) pp. and complete with 78 maps, plans and buildings.

The frontispiece, the title, the armorial chart and the portrait as well as all maps, plans and buildings antiquely coloured. Spine and boards with minor imperfections, ann. and bookplate to first endpaper, text with incidental small stains, at the end a few leaves with waterstaining; else a very good copy. Plantin printing, Italian text 1588; the allegorical title page with Pomona and Neptune in second state. Prints complete but not always in the same order. See: Guicc. Ill. Henk Deys et al., p. 46-47.

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