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STRADA, Famiano. [The famous 'Leo Belgicus']
De Bello Belgico Decas Prima. Famiani Stradæ Rom. Soc. Iesu. Rome, c.1632. 320 x 220mm. Old ink mss. in margins.
The famous map of the Netherlands depicted as a 'Leo Belgicus'. The lion faces right, with the title on a shield held upright by the lion's right paw. It appeared as the engraved titlepage of the Jesuit Strada's history of the Belgian wars, first published 1632. MCC 7: Tooley, Leo Belgicus 15, plate VII.
[Ref: 17699]    £3,500.00 ($4,620 • €3,920 rates)


STRADA, Famiano. [The famous 'Leo Belgicus' map]
De Bello Belgico Decas II. Antwerp: J. Cnobbari, 1649. Coloured. 160 x 95mm.
A small-format version of the famous map of the Netherlands depicted as a lion. It faces right, with the title on a shield held upright by the lion's right paw. It appeared as the engraved titlepage of the Jesuit Strada's history of the Belgian wars, first published 1632, with a second volume in 1647. This is the title for the second volume of the Dutch edition of the two-part set. VAN DER HEIJDEN: Leo Belgicus 10.2.
[Ref: 16274]    £825.00 ($1,089 • €924 rates)


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