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    Foljambe Collection Removed from Osberton Hall

    30 April 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 140

    SANDRART, Joachim von (1606-88). Iconologia Deorum, oder Abbildung der Götter. Nuremberg: Christian Sigismund Froberger for the author, and Frankfurt: Michael and Johann Friedrich Endter, 1680. Letterpress half-title, engraved frontispiece, engraved portrait by Collin dated 1679, and 34 plates, including 8 double-page, two engraved headpieces, woodcut initials. FIRST EDITION. VD-17 3:312576U

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    SANDRART, Joachim von (1606-88). Iconologia Deorum, oder Abbildung der Götter. Nuremberg: Christian Sigismund Froberger for the author, and Frankfurt: Michael and Johann Friedrich Endter, 1680. Letterpress half-title, engraved frontispiece, engraved portrait by Collin dated 1679, and 34 plates, including 8 double-page, two engraved headpieces, woodcut initials. FIRST EDITION. VD-17 3:312576U

    Sculpturae veteris admiranda. Nuremberg: Christian Sigismund Froberg, for the author, and Frankfurt: Michael and Johann Friedrich Endter, for the author, 1680. Letterpress half-title, engraved portrait frontispiece by Collin dated 1679, 68 (of 70) plates, including 6 double-page, by Collin, Thourneysser, Waldreich, Kilian, et al. lettered A a-o q-z a*-d* d** e-z aa-xx,, engraved title vignette, headpiece and initial, woodcut initials and tailpieces. (Lacking two plates, marginal tear in one plate, one side of a double-page plate mounted). VD-17 3:610296P

    Academia nobilissimae artis pictoriae. Nuremberg: Christian Sigismund Froberg for the author, and Frankfurt: Michael and Johann Endter for the author, 1683. Letterpress half-title, engraved frontispiece by Collin after Sandrart dated 1682, portrait by Collin dated 1679, 43 (of 47) plates, including 3 double-page, engraved title vignette, 16 engraved head- and tailpieces, engraved and woodcut initials. (Neat tear in one leaf, Ddd3,4 reversed in binding.) Collates as British Library copy (62.g.1) but quire Ddd has 6 leaves here and only 5 in the B.L.. VD-17 23:000561N (calling for 46 plates).

    Romae antiquae et novae theatrum. [Nuremberg: 1684]. Double-page engraved title by Franck, and 70 engraved plates, including 34 double-page and a two-sheet map of Rome. (Without text leaves, neat tear at fold of engraved title.) VD-17 23:300768B, calling for 72 plates, while other copies sold and the British Library copy have 70 plates.

    Insignium Romae Templorum Prospectus. Nuremberg: for Jacob Sandrart, n.d. [c. 1690]. Engraved title and 73 numbered plates, one double-page and 8 printed two per sheet. (Occasional light marginal stain.) VD-17 39:129062K.

    Praecipuorum aliquot templorum, que Roma orbis, et urbium regina exhibet. Nuremberg: for Sandrart, 1694. Engraved title by Homann and 35 plates, including 27 double-page.

    Aras Imagines Simulacra Deo Sanctisque suis Exstruimus Ponimus. Nuremberg: Sandrart, n.d. 40 engraved plates on 39 sheets, including title and plate list. (Occasional small marginal stain.)

    FALDA, Giovanni Battista (1643-78). Li Giardini di Roma. Nuremberg: n.d. Engraved title and 18 double-page plates by Sandrart after Falda. Berlin Kat. 3493; VD-17 3:315284G.

    FALDA, G.B. Romanorum fontinalia. Nuremberg: Froberger, for the author, 1685. 42 engraved plates by Franck, Meyer, and others, all but two double-page, engraved headpiece, woodcut tailpiece. (Light dampstain in text leaves, neat tear in three plates.) Berlin Kat. 3604; VD-17 12:643106X.

    9 volumes, 2° (385 x 276mm; Praecipuorum and Aras 495 x 375mm). Uniformly bound in 18th-century panelled calf tooled in blind, rebacked in the 19th century with gilt spines, red and green leather spine labels (repairs at corners, small leather patches worn). Provenance: Francis Ferrand Foljambe (title stamp). Brunet V, 125: "Ces differents ouvrages de Sandrart sont recherches, mais il est difficile de les trouver reunis." Owing to the lack of an agreed collation, the set is sold not subject to return. (9)


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