Faces avgvstae, sive poematia : quibus illustriores nuptiae a Jacobo Catsio antehac Belgicis versibus conscriptae; jam a Caspare Barlaeo et Cornelio Boyo latino carmine celebrantur.
Portrait engraving and lovely in-text illustrations. Very impressive work of printing.
A lovely work of printing, this includes 14 poems on marriage: nine by the Dutch humanist Caspar Barlaeus, one by Jacob Cats and four by Cornelius Boyus. Also includes Jacob Lydius's 'Sermonum convivalium libri duo', a dialogue on the marriage and divorce customs of various peoples, has for interlocutors Archaeologus, Bibliacus, Polytropus and Philistor.
Small Quarto/Octavo: xxxII + 272pages + 149pages + 32pages + 198 pages.
Very handsome contemporary vellum binding with ink title on spine.
- Number of Books
- History, Illustrated, Poetry, Religion
- Author/ Illustrator
- Caspar Barlaeus, Jacob Cats, Cornelius Boyus
- Book Title
- Faces augustae, sive poematia
- Very good
- Publication year oldest item
- 1st Edition
- Original language
- Dodrecht: Sumptibus Matthiae Havii, & typis Henrici Essaei
- Binding/ Material
- tipped in plates
- 17×10 cm