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De bello belgico decas [prima-] secunda

Author Famiano Strada (1572–1649), Engraver Unidentified artist, Flemish, 17th century, Printer Johann Cnobbarus (Flemish, 17th century)

Place of Publication: Antwerp, Belgium

Catalogue Raisonné

Brunet V, 557


Overall: 17.8 x 11.7 x 5.5 cm (7 x 4 5/8 x 2 3/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with engraved title and numerous engravings

Not On View


Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Antwerp: widow and heirs of Johann Cnobbarus, 1648) Octavo; 418 leaves (plus engravings); heavily repaired original [?] stamped vellum binding, speckled paper boards, gauffered edges.

Engraved title page with map of Netherlands in the shape of a dog, numerous engraved portraits of kings, queens, generals, et al.

Antwerp: widow and heirs of Johann Cnobbarus, 1648


Sylvester R. Koehler, Boston (first curator of prints, MFA, 1837-1900), by whom given to MFA, October 20, 1898.

Credit Line

Gift of Sylvester Rosa Koehler