Jul 30, 2020 - Sale 2543

Sale 2543 - Lot 305

Price Realized: $ 188
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 200 - $ 300
Vaenius, Octavius [aka Otto van Veen] (1556-1629) Theatro Moral de Toda la Philosophia de los Antiguos y Modernos. Folio, lacking first two leaves, *1 & *2 (one of which is the title), two text leaves (F3 & H2), and everything after page 207; illustrated with engraved portrait of the dedicatee and numerous engraved emblems throughout, part one only, without the Enchiridion de Epicteto Gentil, with evidence of an interesting printer's canellation on page 81 (leaf L1) featuring two letterpress slips: at the top the headline, page number, and title of the engraving; at the bottom five lines of verse, signature mark, and catchword; two separate slips of paper and pasted onto the sheet, with the engraving printed over the cancel slip at the top; bound in 20th century full Spanish calf, staining, tears, and losses throughout, sold as a collection of prints and potential teaching tool only, not subject to return, 13 1/4 x 8 3/4 in. Brussels: Foppens, 1669.