EPHEMERA - CURIOSA - Antidotum contra omnium... - Lot 336 - Morel de Westgaver

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EPHEMERA - CURIOSA - Antidotum contra omnium... - Lot 336 - Morel de Westgaver
EPHEMERA - CURIOSA - Antidotum contra omnium mortalium venenum. Waerachtighen Orvietan van Roomen, ghemaeckt door myn heer Thiry, operateur van sijn Koninglicke Majesteyt van Spanjen, desghelyks gepreveligieert van sijn Keurvorstelijcke Doorluchtigheyt van Brandenborgh, en van den Serenissime Vorst van Nieuborgh. [Early Netherlands, 17th c.]. In-folio, 30.5 x 20 cm, [2] pp. Soiling, traces of folding and a few pinholes without loss. Rare leaflet extolling the miraculous benefits of orvietan, one of the most famous false antidotes in the history of quackery in the 17th and 18th centuries. Decorated with numerous woodcut vignettes at the head and sides of each page: coats of arms, emblems, venomous animals, etc. The text, in Dutch printed in Gothic and Roman characters, is recommended a.o. by the faculties of Leuven, and the medical schools of Brussels, Rotterdam, Maastricht and Nijmegen. Provenance: "G.H." stamp. (not in Lugt). ATTACHED, same condition and provenance: - Met oorlof van de Heeren van het Magistraet. [Old Netherlands, 17th c.]. 19 x 14 cm, [2] pp. Other leaflet on orvietan manufactured by the same "operator" Thiry. Woodcut coat of arms of the Spanish Netherlands and lettering. - Les vertus admirables de la vraie eau de la Reine d'Hongrie par approbation du Collège de l'Université des docteurs en médecine de Louvain, de la ville de Gand, de la ville de Mons, & de La Haye. = De waerachtighe ende wonderlijcke Deughden van het water vande Koningihinne van Hongaryen... [Early Netherlands, 17th c.]. 29 x 19 cm, [2] pp. Bilingual prospectus for the famous Hungarian water, sold by Jean-Baptiste Cotta, a Milanese merchant in Brussels and The Hague. Decorated with an initials. - 2 engraved flyers: woodcut depicting St. George slaying the dragon with small scenes in medallions and coat of arms of a crossbowmen's gild, legend in Dutch printed in a cartouche (17th c.). - Tabula III. Syllogismi (18th c.): copper-engraved didactic plate, decorated with figures and diagrams with Latin text. SET OF 5 PIECES.
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