LE ROY, Jacques (1633-1719). Castella & praetoria nobilium Brabantiae. Leiden: Petrus vander Aa, 1699. 4 parts, 2° (411 x 270mm). Half title, additional engraved title, vignette on printed title, engraved dedication, 4 double-page maps, 3 folding, 208 illustrations on 122 leaves, some double-page or folding by Hollar, Harrewyn, Cause, Bouttats, R. Whiteland and others (one folding plate evenly browned, light marginal waterstaining towards the end, light marginal thumb-soiling). [Bound before:]
L'erection de toutes les terres, seigneuries & familles titrees du Brabant. Leiden: Pierre vander Aa, 1699. 2° (411 x 270mm). Half title, engraved vignette on title, engraved dedication, double-page engraved map, 7 illustrations (light soiling, occasional offsetting). 2 works in one volume. Contemporary vellum, pannelled in blind, central arabesque in blind on sides (front cover a little warped, 2 top compartments and the bottom one of spine nearly torn away, vellum split along lower joints, a little soiled).
First published in 1694, this splendid work contains views of the castles and county-seats of the nobility of Brabant, and their parks and gardens. cf. Berlin Katalog 2239; cf. Brunet III, 1002; cf. Funck p.352.