Auction 353 Old & Rare Books - Religion

(MARNIX v. St. ALDEGONDE, Ph., attr.). Cort verhael vande rechte oorsaecken ende redenen, die de Generale Staten der Nederlanden ghedwongen hebben, hen te versiene tot hunder beschermenisse, teghen den Heere Don Jehan van Oostenrijck. Antwerp, W. Silvius, 1577. (2), 68 pp., last blank. - Bound with: HIER VOLGHENDE BRIEVEN opden wech afgheworpen (waer af mencie ghemaect wordt in dit tegenwoordich verhael) in Spaensch, (…)., n.d. 84 pp. - 2 in 1 vol. 4°. Old brds., margins trimmed. (Title of first work a bit soiled and stained).

When Luis de Requesens died on 5 May 1576, the Council of State urged the king to appoint a new governor immediately, recommending that it be a member of the royal family. Philip II appointed John of Austria as governor-general. He made his entry into Brussels in May 1577. The 'Brieven' (letters) in the 2nd part are printed in Spanish together with their translations in Dutch. First edition? Rare. - Cockx-Indestege, BT 1729 & 1730; Tiele 158; Knuttel 310.

€ 500

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