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Descriptio publicaæ gratulationis, spectaculorum et ludorum, in adventu Sereniss. Principis Ernesti Archiducis Austriae

Antwerp: Plantin Press, 1595


Marlborough Rare Books, London, from whom purchased by MFA, March 11, 1964.

Credit Line

William A. Sargent Collection


Place of Publication

Antwerp, Belgium

Catalogue Raisonné

Berlin 2944; Landwehr, Splendid Ceremonies, 50; Hollstein, Dutch and Flemish, III, p. 102, nos. 397-431

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with engraved title page and 34 engravings


Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books