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GUICCIARDINI, Lodovico Descrittione di tutti i Paesi Bassi, altrimenti detti Germania inferiore [...]. Antwerp G. Silvius 1567 Folio: [20]-296-(= 339)-[20] pp.; 16 (of 17) pl. (foxing, browned, stains, minor defects). 19th-c. half vellum, mottled paper covers (used). 1st edition published in Italian with new woodcuts but with the map of the Netherlands from an existing copper plate. The rare print of the Antwerp city hall, "domus senatoria Antverpien", is also copper engraved. Ill.: title and 2 dedicatory front. with the coat of arms and the portrait of Philip II, 5 maps and 11 city maps & views on double page. Only the city plan of Liège is missing. Ref. Touwaide 1973, 3/6. - Pettegree NB 13995 (= BT 1360). - Adams G-1540. - Guicciardini illustratus 1.
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GUICCIARDINI, Lodovico Descrittione di tutti i Paesi Bassi, altrimenti detti Germania inferiore [...]. Antwerp G. Silvius 1567 Folio: [20]-296-(= 339)-[20] pp.; 16 (of 17) pl. (foxing, browned, stains, minor defects). 19th-c. half vellum, mottled paper covers (used). 1st edition published in Italian with new woodcuts but with the map of the Netherlands from an existing copper plate. The rare print of the Antwerp city hall, "domus senatoria Antverpien", is also copper engraved. Ill.: title and 2 dedicatory front. with the coat of arms and the portrait of Philip II, 5 maps and 11 city maps & views on double page. Only the city plan of Liège is missing. Ref. Touwaide 1973, 3/6. - Pettegree NB 13995 (= BT 1360). - Adams G-1540. - Guicciardini illustratus 1.