London, South Kensington
8 October 1999
BOL, Joannes. Venationis, piscationis, et aucupii typi, [Antwerp: c. 1620]. Oblong 4 (126 x 230mm.), engraved title and 47 numbered engraved plates (title and plate 11 rehinged, a few text margins restored or waterstained, lower margin of plate 46 with small tear), modern half vellum (slightly soiled).
FINE IMPRESSIONS. Hunting, fishing, shooting and falconry are among the sports depicted in this collection of countryside and maritime scenes drawn by Bol and engraved by Joannes Galleus. Three editions of the work are cited in Schwerdt, the first of 1582, the two later editions both undated. Brunet I, 1075; Schwerdt I, p. 76; Thibaud 110; W. & S. p. 37; Petit 234.
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Venationis, piscationis, et aucupii typi The binding is early 19th century half vellum and not modern half vellum as stated in the catalogue
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