LOT 1458
SOLD €800,00

Nicolaes de Bruyn (1571-1656). Ten engravings from "Libellus varia Genera piscium complectens (...)"

Engr. title-p. w. address of F. van Beusecom (Amst., 1630?) and 9 (of 13) engr. 12 x 22.5 (2x) and approx. 12.5 x 16.5 cm, the plates numb. 2, 3, 5-9, 11 and 12, all signed and w. the names of the fish in the plate. A nice series of prints of var. kinds of fish like cod, sturgeon, carp, rayfish, pike, haddock, herring, eel, bass, fantastic sea creatures, crustacheons and shells.

Occas. dustsoiled/ stained, some w. marg. folds (title-p. and print 7 w. a fold in the image), all lvs. (uneven in size) w. sm. holes in left blank margin from former binding thread. Good impressions on contemp. laid paper, unclear which edition(s) these prints are from. Sold as a collection of prints, not subject to return. Added: another copy of the final print. (total 11)

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