- All prints fingersoiled in lower and right margin (partly in image); all prints w. vertical or oblique fold(s); occas. sl. darkened in blank outer margin(s).
"Ira": lower margin sl. frayed and partly strengthened on verso (closing one tear that reaches into caption); "Desidia": lower margin sl. frayed and partly strengthened on verso (closing one tear that reaches into the image), circular stain (Ø 1 cm.) partly in caption, lower blank right corner strengthened on recto; "Superbia": vague oblique fold in lower right corner and one vague flattened vertical fold; "Avaritia": closed tear in top margin reaching 3 cm. into image, one closed tear in lower blank margin (both strengthened on verso); "Gula": one closed tear in lower blank margin and one closed tear in lower blank margin reaching 4,2 cm. into image, lower right blank corner strengthened w. paper on recto; "Invidia": trifle frayed in lower margin; "Luxuria": sl. frayed in lower blank margin (w. one closed tear) and a few sm. stains in blank margins.
= Rare COMPLETE series, all in first state of 2, all on paper with watermark of Gothic P (cf Briquet 8689). New Hollstein (after Bruegel the Elder) 21-27; Hollstein III (after Breugel the Elder) 125-131; Hollstein IV (Cock) 236-242; Hollstein IX (Van der Heyden) 30-36; Van Bastelaar 125-131. SEE ILLUSTRATIONS ON TITLE-PAGE AND PLATE CX.