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Author/Creator:
Bekker, Balthasar, 1634-1698.
Publication:
T'Amsterdam : By Daniel van den Dalen, boekverkoper ..., 1691-1693.
Format/Description:
Book
4 v. : ill. ; 21 cm. (4to)
Fingerprint:
n.ch e-in ale, slre (3) 1691 (A) v.1
byen reet oper *.mo (3) 1691 (A) v.2
arn- k.0. opte alda (3) 1693 (A) v.3
r-e- atal r-e; nihe (3) 1693 (A) v.4
Subjects:
Demonology -- Early works to 1800.
Angels -- Early works to 1800.
Magic -- Early works to 1800.
Witchcraft -- Early works to 1800.
Form/Genre:
Advertisements -- Netherlands -- Amsterdam -- 17th century.
Place of Publication:
Netherlands Amsterdam.
Notes:
Vols. 2-4 each has special title leaf; v. 2 and 3 have same subtitle; subtitle of v. 4 different.
Vols. 1-2 dated 1691; v. 3-4 dated 1693.
Signatures: v. 1: *-2*⁴ [superscript pi]*² A-R⁴ S² ; v. 2: 2*⁴ 2A-3K⁴ ; v. 3: *⁴ a-d⁴ A-F⁴ G⁴(-G4) H-2A⁴ ; v. 4: *⁴ A-2E⁴ 2E*⁴ 2E**⁴ 2F-2M⁴ (leaf *4 blank).
Pagination: v. 1: [20], 813 [i.e. 138], [2] p. ; v. 2: [8], 262, [2] p. ; v. 3: [8], 32, 188, [2] p. ; v. 4: [8], 224, (217)-(224), (217)-(224), 225-277, [3] p.
Title vignettes (bookseller's device), illustration, initials and tail-piece.
Note to the binder on last page of v. 3.
Advertisements on last page of v. 4.
Local notes:
Lea copy 1 bound with: Bekker, Johannes Henricus. Sterf-Bedde, van Den eerwaarden, Godsaligen en seer geleerden Do. Balthazar Bekker. T'Amsterdam : Daniel vanden Dalen, boekverkooper ..., [1703?]
Lea copy 1 has plate with port. of Bekker inserted after preliminary leaves in vol. 1.
Lea copy 1 bound in 1 vol.
Lea copy 2 imperfect: vols. 3 and 4 wanting.
Lea copy 2 has two leaves with emblem (with port. of Bekker) and "Verklaaringe" before t.p. of vol. 1.
Lea copy 2 (v. 1-2 only) bound in 1 vol.
Tanis Collection copy: v. 1 has a few early ms. notes in brown ink in fore-edge margin on leaf R4v (with minor damage from cropping of fore-edge).
Tanis Collection copy acquired for the Penn Libraries from James Tanis.
Tanis Collection copy: each vol. signed by the author (v. 1 on leaf *2v, v. 2 on verso of title leaf, v. 3 on leaf *4v, and v. 4 on leaf *3v) in brown ink.
Tanis Collection copy: each vol. has illustrated bookplate of Jan Steenks on front pastedown and oval blue ink stamp ("F.H. REPELIUS"), possibly that of Franciscus Hermanus Repelius (1765-1838), on title leaf.
Tanis Collection copy bound in 2 vols. (v. 1/2 and v. 3/4), each bound in full parchment with ms. title and vol. nos. on spine; all edges stippled red.
Tanis Collection copy: v. 2 has leaves 3K3-3K4 mended at inner margin; spine of v. 3/4 damaged.
Penn Provenance:
Winkel, J. te, Dr. (label) (Lea copy 1)
Lea, Henry Charles, 1825-1909 (autograph, 1857) (bookplate) (Lea copy 2)
Tanis, James, 1928- (former owner) (Tanis Collection copy)
Bekker, Balthasar, 1634-1698 (autograph) (Tanis Collection copy)
Repelius, F. H. (stamp) (Tanis Collection copy)
Repelius, Franciscus Hermanus (stamp) (Tanis Collection copy)
Steenks, Jan (bookplate) (Tanis Collection copy)
Penn Chronology:
1691-1693
Cited in:
Grässe I, p. 323.
Contributor:
Henry Charles Lea Library (University of Pennsylvania)
James Tanis Collection of Dutch and German Theology and History (University of Pennsylvania)
OCLC:
2045842
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