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Vera Effigies Reuerendi in Christo, patris ac D. Geruasy: Babington, quondam Episcopi Wigormensis. Aetatis suae.59. Virtus dei in Infirmitate.
Vera Effigies Reuerendi in Christo, patris ac D. Geruasy: Babington, quondam Episcopi Wigormensis. Aetatis suae.59. Virtus dei in Infirmitate. Non melio, non integriae, non cultiae alter...Almi Deus, tales praefice ubique Gregi. MS.
Ren: Elstrack Sculpsit.
[n.d. c.1615.]
Engraving. 185 x 125mm (7¼ x 5"). Foxing.
Gervase Babington (1550-1610), bishop of Llandaff (1591-4), Exeter (1594-7 )and Worcester (1597-1610).
BM: P,1.136, ''Probably intended as frontispiece to his 'Works' (1615)''. Hind: II.165.4.I.
[Ref: 16788]   £75.00   (£90.00 incl.VAT)
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Vera Effigies Reuerendi in Christo, patris ac D. Geruasy: Babington, quondam Episcopi Wigormensis. Aetatis suae.59. Virtus dei in Infirmitate.
Vera Effigies Reuerendi in Christo, patris ac D. Geruasy: Babington, quondam Episcopi Wigormensis. Aetatis suae.59. Virtus dei in Infirmitate. Non melio, non integriae, non cultiae alter...Almi Deus, tales praefice ubique Gregi. MS.
Ren: Elstrack Sculpsit.
[n.d. c.1615.]
Engraving, 17th century watermark. Sheet 180 x 125mm (7 x 5"). Trimmed to printed border, foxed.
Gervase Babington (1550-1610), bishop of Llandaff (1591-4), Exeter (1594-7 ) and Worcester (1597-1610).
BM: P,1.136, ''Probably intended as frontispiece to his 'Works' (1615)''. Hind: II.165.4.I.
[Ref: 62462]   £280.00   (£336.00 incl.VAT)
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The pourtraicture of the most Illustrious Isabella Clara Eugenia Infanta of Spain, Duchesse of Austria and Burgundie: And Princesse of Belgia &c.
The pourtraicture of the most Illustrious Isabella Clara Eugenia Infanta of Spain, Duchesse of Austria and Burgundie: And Princesse of Belgia &c.
R.E. sculpsit
Are to be sold by Compton Hollande over against the Exchange
Engraving, sheet 180 x 110mm (7 x 4¼"). Trimmed; glued to backing sheet; 'dec. 1633 aet. 67' in mss. at top.
Isabella, ruler of the Spanish Netherlands (1566-1633). In 1599 Isabella married Albert, former viceroy of Portugal. They ruled the Spanish Netherlands together during what is considered the Golden Age of the territory, in which peace and stability were achieved after several decades of war. Engraving after a portrait by Rubens, court painter of Albert and Isabella.
[Ref: 42982]   £130.00   (£156.00 incl.VAT)
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The History of the World.
The History of the World.
Ren. Elstrack sculpsit [in image lower left]
London Printed for R: White. Tho. Basset, Jos Wright, Ric. Chiswell. Geo. Dawes & Tho. Sawdribge. 1676
Engraving with large margins, platemark 305 x 180mm (12 x 7"). Eighteenth century impression on watermarked paper; faint crease upper left.
Engraved title-page for an edition of Walter Raleigh's 'History of the World' (London, 1615). Female figure inscribed 'magistra vitae' ('directress of life') supporting a globe (showing ships and monsters). Angels either side of the globe representing good and bad fame, with further allegorical figures representing experience and truth. The central figure steps on representations of death and oblivion (ie. forgetting). The eye of Providence overlooking the scene. The British Museum has an earlier impression with different publication line (1872,0608.490).
[Ref: 33694]   £280.00   (£336.00 incl.VAT)
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