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Bochius, Joannes, 1555–1609

Historica narratio profectionis et inaugurationis serenissimorum Belgii principum Alberti et Isabellae, Austriae 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, MDCII [1602]
Physical Description:
500, [12] pages : illustrations, music ; 38 cm (folio)
Rare Books and Manuscripts
DB65.9.E7 B6 1595+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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With separate engraved title pages introducing descriptions of festivities in Antwerp, page [171]; Ghent, page [317]; and Valenciennes, page [409]. The description of events in Ghent is by Maximilien Vriedt and that of Valenciennes by Henri d'Outreman.
In addition to the engraved title pages, 28 engravings, 15 folded, are within the text of the section on festivities in Antwerp, pages [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.
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 [dagger]⁶.
Last page is blank.
Bibliotheca belgica I, B389
Hollstein, F.W.H. Dutch and Flemish etchings, engravings, and woodcuts, ca. 1450-1700, III, p.102
Kramm, I, p. 123-124
Wurzbach, I, p. 140-141
Thieme, U. Allgemeines lexikon der bildenden künstler von der antike bis zur gegenwart, XXXIV, p. 176
Includes index.
BAC DB65.9.E7 B6 1595+: Bound in contemporary calf. Autograph: Hermannius Hassia Landgrarius (i.e., Herman IV, Landgrave of Hesse-Rotenburg, 1607-1658?). Armorial bookplate: Nordkirchen. Bound with: Bochius, Joannes. Descriptio publicae gratulationis, spectaculorum et ludorum ... (Antuerpiae: Ex Officina Plantiniana, MDXCV [1595]).
Subject Terms:
Albrecht VII, Archduke of Austria, 1559-1621.
Festivals -- Belgium.
Hermann IV, Landgrave of Hesse- Rotenburg, 1607-1658 -- Autograph.
Isabella Clara Eugenia, Infanta of Spain, 1566-1633.
Nordkirchen -- Bookplate.
Triumphal arches -- Belgium -- Antwerp.
Visits of state -- Belgium.
Festival books.
Borcht, Petrus van der, 1545-1608, illustrator, engraver.
Veen, Otto van, 1556-1629, illustrator.
Momper, Josse de, 1564-1635, illustrator.
Outreman, Henri d', 1546-1605.
Vriendt, Maximilien, 1559-1614.
Moretus, Jan, 1543-1610, printer.
Plantijnsche Drukkerij, printer.

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