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Boch, Jean, 1555-1609.

Historica narratio profectionis et inaugurationis serenissimorum Belgii principum Alberti et Isabellæ, Austriæ archiducum : et eorum optatissimi in Belgium aduentus, rerumque gestarum et memorabilium, gratulationum, apparatuum, et spectaculorum in ipsorum susceptione et inauguratione hactenus editorum accurata descriptio / auctore Ioanne Bochio ...

Antuerpiae : Ex Officina Plantiniana, apud Ioannem Moretum, 1602.
Physical Description:
500, [11] p. : ill. (engravings), music ; 38cm. (fol.)
Rare Books and Manuscripts
T 183.86 (Folio A)
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Bibliotheca belgica I, B389
Beinecke copy imperfect: final leaf with printer's device wanting.
Signatures: A-Y⁴, Z², a-b², c⁴, d², e⁴, f-k², l-m⁴, n², o-q⁴, r², s⁴, t-v², x⁴, y², z⁴, Aa², Bb-Dd⁴, Ee², Ff-Tt⁴, Vv⁶, Xx-Zz⁴, AA⁴, ⁶.
Elaborately engraved t.p.s introduce descriptions of festivities in Antwerp, p. [171]; Ghent, p. [317]; and Valenciennes, p. [409]. The description of events in Ghent is by M. De Vriedt and that of Valenciennes by H. D'Outreman.
In addition to the engraved t.p.s, 28 engravings, 15 folded, are within the text of the section on festivities in Antwerp, p. [171]-316. The engravings are usually attributed to Pieter van der Borcht, with the drawing variously ascribed to Borcht, Otto van Veen and Jodocus Momper.
Includes index.
Hollstein. Dutch, III, p.102
Kramm, I, p. 123-124
Wurzbach, I, p. 140-141
Thieme-Becker, XXXIV, p. 176
BAC: British Arts Center Copy bound with "Descriptio publicae gratulationis"
Subject Terms:
Albrecht VII, Archduke of Austria, 1559-1621.
Festivals -- Belgium.
Isabella Clara Eugenia, Infanta of Spain, 1566-1633.
Triumphal arches -- Belgium -- Antwerp.
Visits of state -- Belgium.
Vriendt, Maxaemylianus de, 1559-1614.
Outreman, Henri d', 1546-1605.
Borcht, Petrus van der, 1545-1608.
Veen, Otto van, 1556-1629.
Momper, Josse de, 1564-1635.

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