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In brown pen and ink inside upper cover upper center: Bonne édition d'un ouvrage rare, éstimé et dificille a la procha[ine?] / (not deciphered) tei chic (not deciphered) 23rd voi[?]ec jai catalogue ton 2em [h?]ejtaine / page 149 - No. 3142; in graphite recto first free end paper upper right: ORXY-R; verso: Je fai[s?] rapprocher décaf ouvrage la vie de Bernard / van Galen. Chricheve apre de mu[?]ster frau Gu[er?]deville; second free end paper upper left: AR[?]; verso: vais 1me [?] ouvrage / Aualicta Biblian (du Roure) tII. p 326. / L'auteur en est Abraham de Wicquefort; inside lower cover upper center in brown pen and ink: oevre hunt groivaree, de Romain de Hoge.; upper right: B[?]; center right: 330; lower left: ZICii [?] c-; upper right in graphite: UB / 119764 / a NM / [2] 202pp.

Provenance

Museo van der Helle (bookplate, Lugt undescribed). Docteur Bonnejoy [1833-1896] (bookplate inside lower cover, 1898). Unidentified collector (stamp, 2 NE[?]B2 circled by SIG DOCTORIS, Lugt undescribed). (Ursus Books & Prints Ltd., New York); purchased 2009 by NGA.

Bibliography
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Hollstein, F.W.H. et al. German engravings, etchings and woodcuts ca. 1400-1700. 8 vols. Amsterdam: Menno Hertzberger, 1954-1868. Dutch and Flemish etchings, engravings and woodcuts, ca. 1450-1700. Vols. I-XV, XVIII, XIX. Amsterdam: Menno Hertzberge