"Novus XVII. Inferioris Germaniae Provinciarum [Leo Belgicus]", Strada, Famiamo, S.J.
Subject: Title Page
Period: 1643 (published)
Color: Hand Color
5.1 x 7.1 inches
13 x 18 cm
The famous Leo Belgicus, or Lion of Belgium, title page depicting a map of Belgium and Holland in the form of a lion. This version of the Leo Belgicus is based on the original Aitsinger form with the lion standing facing right with the right paw raised and holding a shield containing the title.
References: Tooley (MCC-7) #20.
Close margins and folding as issued.