London, South Kensington
30 November 2001
SEBASTIANUS a Matre Dei. Firmamentum symbolicum. In quo deiparae elogia quibus, velut firmamentum stellis, est exornata, symbolicé depinguntur, Lublin: Georg Förster, 1652.
Small 4° (194 x 152mm.), 50 engraved emblems by A. Loemans after J. Thomas, woodcut tailpieces, one large ornamental initial (lightly browned and spotted), contemporary vellum, manuscript title on spine (lightly soiled). Provenance: "ex libris Congregationis Missionis ?Domusbates" (inscription on title); Frank Linsly James (bookplate).
FIRST EDITION. Praz p. 153.
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