BOOKS FROM THE LIBRARY OF THE EARLS OF HADDINGTON, LOTS 54-108
Sanderus | Chorographia sacra Brabantiae, 1726-1727, 3 volumes
Estimate: 2,500 - 3,000 GBP
BOOKS FROM THE LIBRARY OF THE EARLS OF HADDINGTON, LOTS 54-108v
Chorographia sacra Brabantiae. The Hague: Christian van Lom., 1726–1727
FIRST EDITION, 3 volumes, folio (390 x 253mm.), half-titles in vol.1, vol.1 main title printed in red and black with engraved vignette, engraved portrait, 66 engraved plates, mostly double-page, contemporary smooth calf, spines gilt, a few plates shaved, 3 lettering-pieces missing, joints worn
Antonius Sanderus (1586-1664) was for a long time censor of books at Brussels. He was responsible for an important series of historical and topographical works relating to Flanders and Brabant. The present work includes many fine perspective views of monasteries, convents, abbeys and palaces in and around Brussels and Antwerp.
George Baillie (1664–1738), engraved armorial bookplate; thence by descent to the Earls of Haddington
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