Lot 5 of 253:
Early bio-bibliography of Flemish authors, 1643  

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Title:
Bibliotheca Belgica: De Belgis vita scriptisq. claris. Praemissa topographica Belgii totius sev Germaniae inferioris descriptione
Author:
André, Valère [Valerius Andreas]
Place:
Lovanii [Louvain
Publisher:
Zegers
Date:
1643
Description:

[16], 110, [22], 900 pp. Title-page printed in red & black, with engraving. (Thick small 4to) 19.5x15 cm (7¾x5¾"), old mottled calf, rebacked with original backstrip retained.

Revised and enlarged edition of the earliest bio-bibliography of Flemish authors. Sometimes catalogued under 'Foppens', this exhaustive work was revised continually by André - at his death he left two folio volumes of additions and corrections, according to Brunet. The text includes much on Erasmus. 

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Condition:
Some browning and soiling; very good.
 
Item number:
283417
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