Auction 29 & 30 April 2016

The Romantic Agony Book & Print Auctions
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Date of the auction: 30.04.2016

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Beham, Hans Sebald, after] - 11 sm. engravings , s.d. Incl. 8 identified and 3 not identified in Bartsch, +/- 5 x 3,5/7,5 cm; 3 monogr., 3 with a different monogr. Stuck by corners under passe-partout. Generally in good condition.
Reverse copies of Bartsch VIII 100 (Hercules and Cerberus, upper part

Lot #: 1

Estimate: €1,500 - €2,000

Date: 30 Apr 2016

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BEHAM, Hans Sebald - Pacientia , 1540. Tool engr., 10,5 x 7 cm (trimmed to the platemark); engr. name, title and date. Small paper flaw in the left side, faint traces on verso. Nice copy.
Beautiful allegorical representation of "Patience" as a winged woman huging a lamb. Monogr. stamp Birmann

Lot #: 2

Estimate: €150 - €200

Date: 30 Apr 2016

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Bible illustrations] - 35 engravings , 17th c. Publ. Amsterdam, Visscher, +/- 20,5 x 24,5 cm (large margins); engr. names and numb. Formerly bound. Some marg. tears or traces of use otherwise good general condition.
Part of a pictorial Bible (N.T.), after different artists (J. Breugel, P. Bril, M

Lot #: 3

Estimate: €700 - €1,000

Date: 30 Apr 2016

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Bible illustrations] - KILIAN, Philipp Andreas - Picturae chalcographicae historiam Veteris Testamenti a Mose ad Prophetas (...) = Historische Abbildungen der Geschichten Alten Testaments von Mose bisz auf die Propheten [and: Picturae (...) Novi Testamenti] . Augsburg, Ph. J. Kilian, c. 1758, 4to

Lot #: 4

Estimate: €200 - €300

Date: 30 Apr 2016

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BOLDRINI, Niccolò - [ Samson and Delilah ], c. 1540-1560. Woodcut after Titian, 31 x 50 cm (trimmed to the borderline); not signed. Stuck by upper corners under passe-partout. Formerly underlaid, some visible tears and split., dampstain in upper left part, etc. Still an impressive plate.
Rare

Lot #: 5

Estimate: €200 - €300

Date: 30 Apr 2016

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Bruegel the Elder - iconography] - 3 engraved portraits . Stuck by corners under passe-partout.
Petro Bruegel, pictori (...) , s.d., publ. Antwerp, Th. Galle, 20 x 12,2 cm (large margins); engr. caption by D. Lampsonius, number 19 in upper right corner. From the 4th ed. of "Illustrium quos Belgium

Lot #: 6

Estimate: €125 - €175

Date: 30 Apr 2016

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Brussels] - CLOUWET, Petrus - Altare sanctissimi sacramenti miraculosi in insigni ecclesia S.S. Michaelis et Gudilae in urbe bruxellensi (...) , 1662. Tool engraving on 2 sheets after Leo and Jan Baptist Van Heil, publ. Antwerp, P. Clouwet, 94,5 x 55 cm (trimmed to the platemark); engr. title, long

Lot #: 7

Estimate: €200 - €300

Date: 30 Apr 2016

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Brussels] - Explication des emblémes & decoration mises au frontispice de la Maison bruslée sur le marché en 1690 , appartenant à la gulde de saint Anthoine, & de saint Sebastien & retablie par la mesme en 1691 = Uytlegginghe Van de Sinne-beelden ende cieraten (...) , s.d. Gravure sur cuivre, 49 x

Lot #: 8

Estimate: €2,000 - €2,500

Date: 30 Apr 2016

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Callot, Jacques, after] - Les fantasies de Noble J. Callot mises en lumière par Israel (...) et dediees a Monseigneur Jean Louis de Bauffremont (...) , s.d. Suite de 11 gravures (sur 14) publ. Amsterdam, Clemendt de Jonghe, 6 x 7,5 cm (titre) ou 5,5 x 7,7 cm (10 pl.). Montées sur f. de support

Lot #: 9

Estimate: €200 - €300

Date: 30 Apr 2016

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CALLOT, Jacques - La vie de l'enfant prodigue. Faite par noble J. Callot, et mise en lumière par Israel son amy , 1635. Suite de 11 eaux-fortes, +/- 6 x 8 cm à vue; avec la lettre, les num. et les priv. gravés. Sous passe-partout, verre et cadre commun (non désencadrée). Bonne condition.
Suite

Lot #: 10

Estimate: €500 - €700

Date: 30 Apr 2016

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CARRACCI, Agostino - The Satyr Mason , c. 1590-1595. Engraving, 20 x 13 cm (trimmed to the borderline); not signed. Stuck by upper corners under passe-partout.
Rare erotic engraving from the set "Lascivie". It represents a "naked woman lying on a bed with a satyr standing in front of her holding a

Lot #: 11

Estimate: €250 - €350

Date: 30 Apr 2016

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CAZENAVE, J.-Frédéric - Androcles et le lion reconnoissant . - Id. - Le lion de Florence ou Trait sublime de maternité, dédié aux mères , s.d. 2 gravures au pointillé, Paris, Marel, +/- 63 x 49 cm. Pet. déf. marg., mouill. marg.
Grandes gravures avec texte explicatif par le graveur français J.-F

Lot #: 12

Estimate: €100 - €150

Date: 30 Apr 2016

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Centenarians] - 4 gravures et 1 photo représentant des centenaires français , XVIIIe-XIXe s. Bonne condition générale.
Joseph Rullier agé de cent neuf ans (...), c. 1778-1779. 2 eaux-fortes : en buste de profil, par Le Roy d'après J.J. Hubert, 21,4 x 13,5 cm. - En pied, par Dorgez d'après C.J

Lot #: 13

Estimate: €120 - €180

Date: 30 Apr 2016

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Children's games] - 2 engravings .
De Jode, Peter ] - Innocentia , s.d., 27,5 x 20,5 cm (large margins); not signed, engr. Latin caption "Cernis, ut ingenuo (...) simplicitate Deo". Sm. gaps in the pl., esp. in the right side, some folds. Otherwise nice pl. and good impression. - De Bruyn, Nicolaes

Lot #: 14

Estimate: €100 - €150

Date: 30 Apr 2016

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COLLAERT, Adriaen & Hans - Menses XII. anni solaris. A Philippo Gallaeo ex veteribus scriptoribus collecti, & editi, a Cornelio Kiliano Dufflaeo carmine illustrati . Suite of 12 (of 13) engravings after Jod. de Momper, publ. by Ph. Galle, +/- 20/20,5 x 26 cm (trimmed to the platemark); engr. names

Lot #: 15

Estimate: €350 - €500

Date: 30 Apr 2016

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Compass rose , 1695. Drawing on paper, c. 36 x 23 cm, coloured brown, yellow and red, with extended flowery decoration around the compass rose; with a short commentary in Dutch. Framed (without glass). Paper age-toned, some thumbing otherwise good condition.
Nicely drawn. At top “Anno 1695 den 19

Lot #: 16

Estimate: €100 - €200

Date: 30 Apr 2016

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Copper plate] - Gegraveerd publicitair naamkaartje , 12 x 7.5 cm, sierlijk gedecoreerde ovalen rand met bovenaan een kleine cartouche en centraal de tekst "François Bury Fabricant d'armes à Liège. Fréquente les foires de Francfort S.M. & Leipzig

Lot #: 17

Estimate: €80 - €120

Date: 30 Apr 2016

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Copper plate] - HUBERTI, C. - " Twee-maandelyke uyttreksels van W. Sewel te Rotterdam by Barent Bos ", s.d. [18de eeuw], 13,6 x 8,2 cm; gesign. "C. Huyberti" (slecht leesbaar), getiteld. Opgeborgen in mapje met afdruk van de plaat. Licht bevuild.
Afbeelding van twee mannen in een bibliotheek

Lot #: 18

Estimate: €120 - €200

Date: 30 Apr 2016

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CORT, Cornelis - Meeting of the Gods on the Olymp , s.d. Tool engraving after Francesco Primaticcio and Tommaso di Bologna, circular, 2 states . Stuck by one side under passe-partout.
Beautiful rare plate. "La fresque du Primatice pour la Galerie d'Ulysse au château de Fontainebleau fut détruite en

Lot #: 19

Estimate: €400 - €600

Date: 30 Apr 2016

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Costumes] - AMMAN, Jost - Honesta Mulier Brabantica = Ein Weib auss Brabandt . Woodcut LXXXVI from "H. Weigels Trachtenbuch", 1577, 27,5 x 17 cm, handcoloured. Framed (not unframed). Very good copy.
Nice woodcut showing a lady in typical Brabant costume. With a 4-lined rhyme below. Ref. C. Becker

Lot #: 20

Estimate: €100 - €150

Date: 30 Apr 2016

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CRANACH the Elder, Lucas - The Crucifixion , s.d. Woodcut, 24,5 x 17 cm (trimmed to the borderline); verso blank. Passe-partout. Sl. brown., some tears skilfully repaired on verso.
From "The Passion", set of 14 woodcuts publ. from 1509 to 1616. Ref. Hollstein VI, p. 21, 20

Lot #: 21

Estimate: €200 - €300

Date: 30 Apr 2016

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CRANACH the Younger, Lucas - Philip Melanchthon, full-lenght towards the right , 1561. Woodcut, 24,7 x 15 cm; with the serpent and "1561", letterpress at top "Effigies (...)", German text on verso. Stuck by upper corners under passe-partout. Sl. brown., left margin defect.
Inscription "Effigies

Lot #: 22

Estimate: €150 - €300

Date: 30 Apr 2016

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CRUSSENS, Anthonie - [ Skaters by a stone bridge ], 17th c. Pen and brown ink, 18,8 x 28,5 cm, parchment 20 x 30 cm; signed in lower centre (hardly visible). Stuck by upper corners under passe-partout. Ink fading otherwise good condition.
Nice animated plate picturing numerous skaters on a frozen

Lot #: 23

Estimate: €1,000 - €1,500

Date: 30 Apr 2016

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Curiosity] - +/- 650 ff. blank laid paper , prob. 18th c., 4to, c. 23 x 19 cm. Some with sm. holes. Good condition

Lot #: 24

Estimate: €150 - €200

Date: 30 Apr 2016

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Curiosity] - Wooden book , 48,5 x 26,5 x 5 cm, mottled spine on 10 raised band, green or red labels with the red one titled "Atlas". Somewhat rubbed, small lack in lower right part.
Deceptive and rather amusing wooden imitation of a folio atlas

Lot #: 25

Estimate: €120 - €160

Date: 30 Apr 2016

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DE BIE, Jacques - Les vrays portraits des roys de France . Paris, chez l'auteur, Pierre Rocolet, 1634, in-folio, demi-cuir gaufré vert à petits coins (coins et coupes frottés), dos lisse (mors fendus), [10 (sur 12)]-4-6-[4] pp., 64 pl. (titre manquant; ff. et pl. montés sur onglets, mouill. marg

Lot #: 26

Estimate: €300 - €400

Date: 30 Apr 2016

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DE BRUYN, Nicolaes - Flemish fair , 1602. Etching and tool engraving after D. Vinckboons, publ. G. Valk, 43,5 x 69,5 cm; engr. names. Expertly underlaid and remargined, some tears repaired. Rather used impression.
A later impression of this large animated plate corresponding with the paintings in

Lot #: 27

Estimate: €200 - €300

Date: 30 Apr 2016

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DE BRY, Theodor - 35 engravings , various sizes. Somes underlaid. Some with stamp Gustave Francotte . Sl. brown. or fox. but in good general condition.
Set of 4 designs for richly ornamented dishes with medallions representing Roman Emperors, 1 with letter "Praeclarissima virtutum est iustitia

Lot #: 28

Estimate: €500 - €600

Date: 30 Apr 2016

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De Vos, Maarten, after] - Circulus vicissitudinis rerum humanarum , s.d. Set of 8 engr., publ. Ph. Galle, 17,5 x 22,5 cm (good margins); with engr. names and numbers. Title page sl. brown. with printer's crease and upper corner defect., roughly rest., other pl. in good condition.
Complete set in 1st

Lot #: 29

Estimate: €300 - €400

Date: 30 Apr 2016

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DELAUNE, Etienne - [ Sujets variés ], c. 1560. 12 petites gravures, rondes (4, diam. 3,2 cm) ou ovales (8, 2,8 x 3,8 cm), sur 6 ff., vergé 9,5 x 5,5 cm; monogr. "S" pour Stephanus, cert. avec mention "cum priv. regis". Montées sur 3 ff. dans un album, 16,5 x 21,5 cm, demi-veau à coins moderne, dos

Lot #: 30

Estimate: €200 - €300

Date: 30 Apr 2016