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The famous 'Leo Belgicus' map

STRADA, Famiano.

De Bello Belgico Decas Prima. Famiani Stradae Rom. Soc. Iesu.
Rome, c.1632. 320 x 220mm.

Old letterpress in top margin, with small repair.

A fine example of the famous map of the Netherlands depicted as a 'Leo Belgicus'. The lion faces right, with the title on a shield held upright by the lion's right paw. It appeared as the engraved titlepage of the Jesuit Strada's history of the Belgian wars, first published 1632.

MCC 7: Tooley, Leo Belgicus 15, plate VII.
Stock ID : 18484

£3,250

£3,250

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Stock Id :18484

Download Image

The famous 'Leo Belgicus' map

STRADA, Famiano.

De Bello Belgico Decas Prima. Famiani Stradae Rom. Soc. Iesu.
Rome, c.1632. 320 x 220mm.

Old letterpress in top margin, with small repair.

A fine example of the famous map of the Netherlands depicted as a 'Leo Belgicus'. The lion faces right, with the title on a shield held upright by the lion's right paw. It appeared as the engraved titlepage of the Jesuit Strada's history of the Belgian wars, first published 1632.

MCC 7: Tooley, Leo Belgicus 15, plate VII.
Stock ID : 18484

£3,250

£3,250

Return To Listing