Hoorn: Arent Jansz Chalon, 1646.
First Edition. Hardcover (Vellum). Very Good Condition. Item #046444
Contemporary overlapping vellum, modest discoloration and soiling, but sound. Spine darkened, remains of labels, bookplate on pastedown and endpaper. Two works in one, the second unpaginated and dated 1647 on the separate title; printed in a mix of black letter and Roman type faces. (8), 252, (60)pp.
The first edition of a popular and much reprinted book of moral tales about violence. 15 engravings in the first work, 3 in the second (and a vignette on the title) and an extra engraved title to Gulden-Spiegel. As here, it was often paired with Mayvogel's life of Amnon (apparently present here in the second edition, first published in 1646). No other copies of the first edition located in OCLC or auction records. Size: Octavo (8vo). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Philosophy; Antiquarian & Rare. Inventory No: 046444.