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Book Number 4825 
Author Bochio, Joanne  
Title Descriptio publicae gratulationis, spectaculorum et ludorum, in adventu Sereniss Principis Ernesti archiducis Austriae, Ducis Burgundiae, Comitis Habsp Avrei Velleris Equitis, Belgicis Provinciis a Regia Mate Cathol Praefecti… 
Date c. 1595 
Publisher Ex Officina Plantiniana 
Place of Publication Antverpiae (Antwerp):  
Edition First Edition 
Volume Information  
Cover Full late eighteenth century marbled board, flat spine.  
Illustration Illustrated with 33 plates, including 4 double-paged plates by Pieter van der Borcht. As well, there are 2 pages of printed music. Also, included are two title pages with allegorical borders.  
Size Folio (378x240mm).  
Condition A near fine example in eighteenth century binding. Plates are clean and crisp.  
Pagination P. Title, Blank, 3-174, Note.  
Reference Berlin Katalog 2944; Adams B-2208 
Translation Info  
Notes This book commemorates Ernest Archduke of Austria’s entry into Antwerp in 1594. Van der Borscht was a prominent Flemish engraver, famed for his beautiful representations of Antwerp’s facades, its triumphal arches, and other notable scenes. The plate depicts Antwerp's facades, arches, and different views of the procession making its way toward the city of Antwerp.  
Price (US$) 7500  
Short Description Book Europe Benelux; Book History General; Book Europe Austria; Book Plate Books General; Book Early Printed General; Book Art, Architecture & Design;  

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