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De Gulden Passer (The Golden Compasses). Driemaandelijksch Bulletijn van de Vereeniging der Antwerpsche Bibliophilen. Le Compas d'Or. Bulletin de la Société des Bibliophiles Anversois. Nieuwe Reeks - 1e Jaargang. 1923 up to year 1957 Normally 4 issues per year; later irregular (1, 2 or 3 issues). All in the original sewn edition; with the separate index of the first 20 years. Almost every issue with the stamp of a public library; many years loose in extra board-covers with ties; light traces of use (minimal staining, spines browned etc); almost all issues uncut; good complete series The 'Gulden Passer' or Golden Compasses was the device of the Plantin Press; this publication is closely related to the Plantin Museum of Antwerp and deals with the history of printing of this press, one of the most important of 16th-century Europe and still intact. The periodical covers many aspects of the history of 16th- 17th century publishing and printing by the Plantin Press, in Antwerp and in the Low Countries. With i.a.: in year 1926: the Rubens-bibliography by Emm. de Bom; year 1930: Emile-H. Van Heurck - Les Images de Dévotion Anversoise du XVIe au XIXe siècle; year 1931: Dr. A. van Schevensteen - Les Traités de Pestilence publiés à Anvers; year 1932: Chan. Le Clercq - Les Catalogues des Verdussen, Imprimeurs-Libraires et Bibliophiles; year 1933: Peeters-Fontainas - Bibliographie des Impressions Espagnoles des Pays-Bas; year 1935: L. Le Clercq - Les Des Bruyne, libraires, antiquaires et bibliophiles malinois (1810-1889); year 1938/'39 with the 'In memoriam Max Rooses'-issue; year 1943: the separate index on the first 20 years; year 1949: Prosper Arents - Pompa introitus Ferdinandi. Bijdrage tot de Rubensbibliografie; year 1951- facsimile: Luc Indestege (Intr.) - Tboeck Vanden Leven Ons Heeren Iesu Christi; year 1955 & 1956: Gedenkboek der Plantin-dagen Antwerpen 1923 - 1958

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