LOT 936

[Guicciardini] Niderlands Beschreibung [1580]

in welcher aller darinn begriffnen Landschafften, Fürstenthumben, Graveschafften, Herzschafften, Bisthumber, Abteyten, Stetten (...). Mit Geographischen Tafeln, Stetten und andern Figuren (...). Ludwig Guicciardin, [trsl.] Daniel Federmann von Memmingen. Basel, Sebastian Henricpetri, 1580. Folio, leather, title in red and black, (28),CCCXXXV,(2) pp. with numerous images in the text and 4 maps outside the text, all in woodcut.

Scarce first German edition of Guicciardini's famous description of the Netherlands by Daniel Federmann von Memmingen with 4 double-page maps, verso title in illus. border, 20 maps, plans and cityscapes in the text and 84 other ills. in the text. The illus. border with the general map with minor dam. to the right but outside the map verso. Later leather binding, new endpapers, several water stains along edges. Text, maps and prints in very good condition. Large printer's mark on the last leaf.

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