BLOEMAERT -- (ROSWEYDE, H.). 't Bosch der eremyten en eremytinnen van Aegypten ende Palestinen met figuren van A. Blommaert, in coper ghesneden door B. à Bolswert. Met cort verhael van eens yders leven ghetrocken uyt het Vaders-boeck. Antwerpen, H. Verdussen, 1619. (4), 51 lvs. W. full-p. engr. of hermits in the wilderness, 2 engr. ti.-p. and 50 full-p. finely engr. representations of 25 male and 25 female saints, by Boëthius à Bolswert after drawings by A. Bloemaert. 4°. Cont. mottled cf., spine gilt and raised in compartments. (Bind. worn, upper endpaper fails, small burn hole in leaf G3, thumbed and w. other traces of use).In the outer and lower margin of all the engravings of the saints - and also on other pages - two (three?) contemporary and legible hands have added mottos in Latin and Dutch, relevant to the image involved. Inscribed by a former owner (Albertus Urfino ?) on the title-page. - Cf. Hollstein 355-403 (49 plates, ed. 1610); De Backer/S. VII, 194-5; BCNI 6695; Funck p. 280. - Sold w.a.f., not subject to return.
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