12 June 2009
BRUSSELS 1634 -- PUGET DE LA SERRE, Jean. Mausolee erigé à la memoire imortelle de tres-haulte, tres-puissante, et tres-auguste Princesse Isabelle, Claire, Eugenie, d'Austriche, Infante d'Espagne. Brussels: Jean Pepermans, 1634.
2o (310 x 205 mm). Engraved title by P. DE JODE, engraved portrait by CORNELIS GALLE after NICOLAS VAN DER HORST and ANTOINE SALLAERTS, engraved plate of the lying-in-state, folding plate of the Epitaph, title vignette, EXTRA-ILLUSTRATED with an engraving of the catafalque and variant impressions of the title, portrait and lying-in-state plate (lower margins extended), and letter-press title with variant vignette mounted. (Paper flaw on T1 affecting a few letters.) 19th-century calf gilt, blind-stamped arms of Stirling on front cover (front joint split). Provenance: an 18th-century cardinal (bookplate with motto "Virtutis Amore Cano"); Richard Heber (1773-1833, inkstamp on flyleaf); William Stirling-Maxwell (binding, bookplate, pencil note on flyleaf).
ISABELLA CLARA EUGENIA, Infanta of Spain's funeral celebration in Brussels. Variant impressions of three of the plates (including title vignette) are found here, as is a large plate of the catafalque. See previous lot. Berlin 3163; Ruggieri 1075 bis.
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