Lovanii, ex officina Gerardi Rivii, 1605. 1st edition of first volume (second volume printed in 1618) Folio. , 497  pp. Woodcut titlepage border, woodcut printers mark of Gerardus Rivius (Gerard van Rivieren), a winged horse and his motto ‘Totum sic irrigat orbem’. Vellum, lacks the closure ribbons. Printed in double column text, woodcut initials. Some wormholes, vellum smudged, stain to front cover and spine. Faded handwritten title on spine. Spine exposed at the insight of the binding, which reveals an interesting strip of vellum with a humanistic handwriting. On the titlepage are written in ink the names of Joannis Bertrand van Kassel [sum Joannis Bertrand J. v. L. Casleti:], who studied at the university in Louvain and obtained a degree in philosophy in 1670; of Jacobus Typotius or Typotus [J. Typotus Offs]. Jacobus Typotius (1540-1601) was a flemish humanist, who became court historian to the emperor Rudolph II. He wrote an influential book on emblems Symbola divina et humana, and an inscription VO Vinckebusch, probably the Flemish family Vinckenbosch or Vinckebosch. Juridical work on papal/canonical law. Scarce.