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Curious book of secrets printed by an unrecorded Amsterdam printer

[SACK DER KONSTEN].
Den sack der konsten: uyt den Italiaens, Franschoys ende Duytsch vergadert, met schoone remedien ende medecynen, die gheprobeert zijn. Seer profytelijck voor jonghelinghen, joncvrouwen, van wat state, qualiteyt oft conditie die moghen zijn: nu van nieus vermeerdert.
Amsterdam, Teunis Willemszoon, 1616. Small 4to (18.5 x 14.5 cm). With woodcut on title-page. Modern paper wrappers.
€ 7,500
Only copy located of the 1616 Amsterdam edition of the popular Sack der consten, a collection of curious medical recipes based on popular traditional wisdom, first published in 1528. All early editions are extremely rare, those known survive in only one or two copies. It contains remedies for ailments and solutions to other problems concerning drunkenness, night vision, reducing the size of a virgin's breasts, improving the relationship between man and wife, making dogs dance, etc. The present edition is printed by the unrecorded Amsterdam printer Teunis Willemszoon. The full imprint reads: "Tot Amsterdam, Ghedruckt by Teunis Willemszoon, woonende in de Bergh straet, in de drie Booneters, Int Jaer 1616". The name of the house appears to be unrecorded as well.
In very good condition.
Cf. Debaene, Nederlandse volksboeken, p. 262 (1st ed.); KVK & WorldCat (1 copy of 1603 Antwerp ed.); NCC (1st ed.); Nijhoff & Kronenberg 1843 (1st ed.); STCN (1637, 1643, 1661 eds.); printer not in Van Eeghen, De Amsterdamse boekhandel; Gruys & De Wolf; STCN.
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