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72 2239 Hunting Merula P
72 2239 Hunting  Merula P
72 2239 Hunting  Merula P
72/2239 [Hunting]. Merula, P. Placaten ende ordonnancien op 't stuck van de Wildernissen. Tweede Boeck inhoudende [Greek:] Kunigetika of iacht-bedryf, Dat is, meest alle 'tghene de Iaght aengaende, ghevonden werdt by verscheyden aucteurs, Grieksche, Latynsche, Francoische, ende Andere. The Hague, C. Nieulant, 1605, 3 parts in 1 vol., (24),264; 124; 59,(1)p., engr. title-p., 2 woodcut printer's marks, 2 double-p. woodcut plates ("Huys te Teylingen" and "'t Huys te Warmond"), contemp. speckled calf w. gilt spine, large 4to.

- Corners and spine-ends sl. worn; upper joint starting. Otherwise fine.

= Schwerdt II, p.24. "The first edition of a book containing over a hundred proclamations. Book 2 contains much general information on sport and game. Book 3 deals with birds and fishes" (i.a. a brief account of falconry in Holland). Lindner 11.2447.01: "Das wichtigste Buch der frühen niederlandischen Jagdliteratur. Jachtgeschichtlich bedeutsam sind der zweite, Der Jagd, und der dritte, der Falknerei und dem Vogelfang gewidmete Teil. (...)." Bibliotheca Accipitraria 84; Souhart 329. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE LV.

€ (1.500-2.500) 2100