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HEEMSKERCK -- GALLE, Philips (1537-1612). (The Eight Wonders of the World). 1572. Complete set of 8 engr. after Maarten v. Heemskerck. Each approx. 212 x 260 mm. Hinged to (acid free) mounts. (All slightly foxed, margins of 'Piramides Ægypti' short, but in very good condition).

First state impressions with strong contrasts and little to no sign of wear, ample margins, very scarce as a complete set. Comprising: The Pyramids of Egypt - The Lighthouse at Alexandria - The Statue of Jupiter at Olympia - The Colossus of Rhodes - The Temple of Diana at Ephesus - The Mausoleum at Halicarnassus - The Walls of Babylon - The Colosseum at Rome. - 16th c. watermark (2 crowns one above the other) originating from 'Troyes' (FR). - New Hollstein, MvH 513-520, 1(III).

€ 1200

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