LOT 305
SOLD €450,00

Solitudo sive Vitae Foeminarum Anachoritarum

Vedasto de Grenet, divi Bertini Abbati, Arckae comiti Poperingae Domino, Martinus Vossius D.D. Maarten Vos. Adriaan Collaert. Kornelis Kiliaan. Ioan Galle. [Antwerp, 1590-1600]. Oblong album with 24 copper engravings of female hermits. Halfleather, 21 x 26 cm., later binding and endpapers, illustrated frontispiece with title, captions above and below; complete with 24 copper engravings, all with caption in Latin.

Print design by Martin Vos, engraved by Adriaan Collaert (in collaboration with) Joan Galle, text by Cornelis Kiliaan (Plantin corrector). Highly interesting and early image of the lives of 24 different female hermits. A few plates with mild browning. Good copy. Scarce.

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