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Picta poesis

Ab authore denuò recognita. Vt pictura poesis erit. [vignette: dragon with crown, 3.5 x 5.5 cm., with motto: Virtuti sic cedit invidia]
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126, [1] p. : ill. ; 12 cm. (16mo)
Published
Lugduni : Apud Ludouicum & Carolum Pesnot, 1564.
Notes
Colophon, H⁸, recto: Lugduni, : Mathias Bonhome // Excudebat. //
Signatures: A-H⁸.
Brunet, IV, 634. Fairfax Murray 611. See: Brun: Livre illustre en France au XVIe siècle, p. 110-111, 142. Baudrier, III, 170. See: Baudrier, X, 225-226. Praz: Emblem books, 10.
Verses in Latin and Greek written to accompany pictures most of which were already in Bonhomme's stock.-- cf. pref.
Illustrations: numerous small metal cuts and woodcuts by various artists, attributed by some to Bernard Salomon or Pierre Eskrich. Except for 17 ordered by Aneau (cf. pref.) most of the cuts of the 1552 and subsequent editions had appeared in other works, e. g. Marot's translation of Ovid's Metamorphoses, Lyon, Roville, 1550.
Title vignette: device of Francis I.
Originally published in 1552 by Bonhomme.
Local Notes
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS: Binder: Chambolle-Duru.
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS: Bookplate of Samuel Putnam Avery.
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS: Gordon Collection. Bookplate of Douglas Gordon. Gordon list, 89.
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS: FRAGILE. CANNOT BE PHOTOCOPIED OR SCANNED.
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