LOT 1692

Jan van der Straet (1523-1605). Passio, mors, et resurrectio dn. nostri Iesu Christi.

Iconibus artificiosissimis, à celeberrimo pictore Joanne Stradano Brugensi Belga delineata: & à Philippo Galleo, aeneis formis, magna diligentia incisa., Philips Galle, n.d. (c. 1587, 17th century prints), engraved title, dedication to Ferdinando de Medici, portrait of Stradanus and a complete series of 37 engravings numbered 1-37 mainly engraved by Adriaen Collaert but also by Karel de Mellery and Philips Galle, bound between later boards, oblong folio.

Beautiful set on paper with unidentified watermark, very wide margins. A few minor defects. Boards sl. rubbed. Prints are numbered in series under image with pen, starting with Q2 (title page), but we found multiple sets with exactly the same composition, so assume this set is complete. Hollstein, VII, 108-145; New Hollstein, 48-88.

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