LOT 254
SOLD €1000,00

[Jan van Ruysbroeck] D. Ioannis Rusbrochii (...) opera omnia.

Nunc demùm post annos fermè ducentos è Brabantiae Germanico idiomate reddita Latinè per F. laurentium Surium (...). Cologne, estate of I. Quentel, March 1552, (24),550,(1) p., with woodcut printer's device on the title and woodcut initials, contemporary blindstamped leather across wooden boards, fore edge with name of the author and old library numbers in ink, folio.

Leaf ooo 2 torn (repaired with tape); partly waterstained in blank outer margin. Binding rebacked (in old style) and with new endpapers, lacks clamps. Scarce mid-16th-century edition. Jan (or Johannes) van Ruusbroec or Ruysbroeck, called "de Wonderbare" (1293-1381), was a great mystic of the Southern Netherlands who originally wrote in Middle Dutch. Shortly after, his works were also translated to Latin.

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