Coloniae: Prostant apud Iacobum à Meurs Amstelodami, 1655. Volume 1 only: 12mo (15 x 8.8 cm). , 683,  pages. Text in double-columns. Engraved title signed I.v. Meaurs and 52 engraved emblems in text. COntemporary mottled calf, spine gilt. Provenance: early shelfmark of S. Maurity in manuscript on upper sheet edges. Binding with wear at extremites; pale dampstain throughout the text. Item #409880
Jacobus van de Walle's laudetory poem is at the beginning on pages [6-10]. The second volume contained an additional 52 engraved emblems. Engelgrave was a Belgian theologian, brother of the preceding, was born at Antwerp in 1610. He joined the society of Jesus in 1628; became successively director and then prefect of the lower classes; directed for fifteen years several convents; became rector of the colleges of Oudenarde, Cassel, and Bruges. The present work was put on the Index at Rome on 27 July 1686, but it was reprinted several times.