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AFTER MARTIN VAN HEEMSKERCK (1498-1574) - Circle of the Vicissitudes of Human Things. - Complete set of eight plates engraved by Dirk Volkertsz Coornhert (1522-1590). Burin. - Hollstein D.Coorhnert 159 - 166, I/III. - 22,1 x 29,7 cm. - Very nice proofs, with the publisher's address H.Cock (except for plates 5 and 6), slightly yellowed. Vertical median folding trace to each, small lacks in the edges (notably to p.2), fractured fold with lack to p.3 with some accidents and lacks in the right edge of the subject, left edge damaged along the board cut to p.4, right edge damaged along the board cut to p.8, some stains, breaks, accidents with reinforcements to the reverse, small thinning and lacks, slight scratches. On some, traces of writing in brown ink on the front or back, and sketches in graphite and ink. Margin edges stretched by a mounting strip on verso. Framed.

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