SANCTA CLARA, Abraham.

Narrinnen-spiegel, vertoonende Natuurelyk en Figuurelyk den Aardt, Levenswyze en gebreeken der gebrekkige vroutjes enz. alle den geenen, die genegen zyn dezelve te verbeeteren, voorgehouden, t’Amsterdam by de Janssoons van Waeberge 1737, eerste deel, tweede druk, 35 pp.

Full Leather binding with damages due to time, 16 x 10 cm.Spine with gilt decoration and five ribs.  Complete with frontispiece (after Jan Goeree?) and 25 (emblematic) engravings and woodcut vignettes on every chapter. First volume of two, second edition. Interior very good, clean and crisp pages and engravings. A second volume was published in 1743.

The book holds up a mirror to the vanities and eccentricity of women. Similar to the Gekheydt der Wereldt and the Narrenschiff (Ship of Fools). Humoristic engravings.

Abraham de Sancta Clara is a monastic name of Johann Ulrich Megerle.

Antique book – religieus – narren – occultisme – humor – vrouwen

Incl. BTW  477,95

Excl. BTW  395,00

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