Damhouder, Practycke in criminele saken, Rotterdam, 1650, red morocco gilt with arms of Colbert
Damhouder, Practycke in criminele saken, Rotterdam, 1650, red morocco gilt with arms of Colbert
Damhouder, Practycke in criminele saken, Rotterdam, 1650, red morocco gilt with arms of Colbert
Damhouder, Practycke in criminele saken, Rotterdam, 1650, red morocco gilt with arms of Colbert
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Damhouder, Practycke in criminele saken, Rotterdam, 1650, red morocco gilt with arms of Colbert

Estimate: 1,000 - 1,500 GBP

Damhouder, Practycke in criminele saken, Rotterdam, 1650, red morocco gilt with arms of Colbert

Estimate: 1,000 - 1,500 GBP

Lot sold:1,500GBP

Description

DAMHOUDER, JOOST DE

Practycke in criminele saken (Ordonnantie, edict ende ghebodt). Rotterdam: Pieter van Waesberge, 1650

2 parts in one volume, 4to (204 x 152mm.), 2 title-pages (one printed in red and black), numerous woodcuts in the text showing criminal acts, contemporary French red morocco gilt with the arms of Colbert [Olivier 1296 fer 4], spine gilt in compartments with a crowned monogram (not listed in Olivier; from a different Colbert?), red speckled edges, upper joint starting to crack at head


Colbert's copy of Damhouder's manual of criminal justice, one of several works by Damhouder in his library.


LITERATURE:

STCN 057718083


PROVENANCE:

Jean-Baptiste Colbert (1619-1683), arms on binding and "Bibliothecae Colbertinae" on title-page, sale of the Colbert Library, Paris, 1728, lot 6576; Jean-Baptiste Deswarte, inscription on flyleaf dated 1752; bought in Paris, 1937, from Nourry, 400fr, manuscript note loosely inserted

Condition Report

Condition is described in the main body of the cataloguing, where appropriate.


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Damhouder, Practycke in criminele saken, Rotterdam, 1650, red morocco gilt with arms of Colbert
Damhouder, Practycke in criminele saken, Rotterdam, 1650, red morocco gilt with arms of Colbert
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