De Droeve Ellendigheden van den Oorlooch seer aerdigh en konstighafgebeeldt door Jaques Callot Loreijns Edelman. [Dutch edition of Callot’s most famous suite: “Les Miseres et malheurs de la guerre” (Translates: “The miseries and misfortunes of war”) originally published in France in 1633].
[Amsterdam], Gerret van Schagen, [n.d., approximately 1730] Oblong – 8°. 18 original plates (including Frontispiece) with 20 interleaved, blank pages. All plates subtitled in dutch. 19th century Hardcover with label in english on front board. Callot’s most famous suite, Les Misères et malheurs de la guerre (the miseries and misfortunes of war, 1633), produced following Richelieu’s invasion of Lorraine during the Thirty Years War. Oblong Large Octavo. Engraved titlepage in dutch plus 17 plates after Callot by Leon Schenk, numbered 2-18, each plate with 6 lines of verse by l’abbé Michel de Marolles. Plates 3-3/4 x 7-3/4 inches, mounted on larger leaves, titled in french in manuscript-writing. Both contemporary marbled boards cleanly detached (needs repair or new binding. Inside with only minor foxing. The plates clean and fresh.