Galle, Septem opera misericordiae spiritualia, Antwerp, 1577, later English calf
Galle, Septem opera misericordiae spiritualia, Antwerp, 1577, later English calf
Galle, Septem opera misericordiae spiritualia, Antwerp, 1577, later English calf
Galle, Septem opera misericordiae spiritualia, Antwerp, 1577, later English calf
Galle, Septem opera misericordiae spiritualia, Antwerp, 1577, later English calf
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Books from the Library of the Earls of Haddington, lots 105-131

Galle, Septem opera misericordiae spiritualia, Antwerp, 1577, later English calf

Estimate: 2,000 - 3,000 GBP

Books from the Library of the Earls of Haddington, lots 105-131

Galle, Septem opera misericordiae spiritualia, Antwerp, 1577, later English calf

Estimate: 2,000 - 3,000 GBP

Lot Sold:4,375GBP

Lot Details

Description

Books from the Library of the Earls of Haddington, lots 105-131

GALLE, PHILIPPE, HENDRIK GOLTZIUS AND OTHERS

A volume of engraved plates, late sixteenth and early seventeenth century, comprising:


Septem opera misericordiae spiritualia. Antwerp: Philippe Galle, 1577, engraved title-page, 7 further engraved plates

20 engraved plates of the Life of Christ, each within a fine border inhabited by birds, flowers or insects, designed by Maarten de Vos, engraved by Hieronymus Wierix and printed by Eduard van Hoeswinckel. [c. 1584]

10 engraved portraits of the Kings of Persia. [Gerard de Jode, c. 1585]

3 engraved plates of Roman emperors, each with 4 portraits per plate

4 engraved plates on dying well by Cornelis and Philippe Galle

7 engraved plates of the planetary gods by Jan Saenredam after Hendrick Goltzius. 1569

4 engraved plates depicting the Virtues, by Collaert after Maarten de Vos

3 engraved plates of weddings by Saenredam after Goltzius

3 oval-shaped engraved plates with captions in Latin and German

4 engraved plates of the Four Elements by Philippe Galle after Marc. Gerard

9 engraved plates of a masked ball by Assuerus van Londerseel

4 engraved plates of characters from Ovid by Theodor Galle


folio (353 x 257mm.), old panelled calf, sold as a collection of plates not subject to return


PROVENANCE:

Thomas Hamilton (1721-1794), 7th earl of Haddington, armorial bookplate

Condition Report

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Galle, Septem opera misericordiae spiritualia, Antwerp, 1577, later English calf
Books from the Library of the Earls of Haddington, lots 105-131
Galle, Septem opera misericordiae spiritualia, Antwerp, 1577, later English calf
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