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[The famous 'Leo Belgicus']

image of De Bello Belgico Decas Prima. Famiani Stradæ Rom. Soc. Iesu. show larger image


STRADA, Famiano.
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]    £3,250.00 ($3,929 • €3,546 rates)

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