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A Choice of Emblemes, and Other Devises: For the Moste Parte Gathered Out of Sundrie Writers, Englished and Moralized. And Divers Newly Devised

by Geffrey Whitney .
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Book; Online; EBook
Published
Imprinted at Leyden : In the house of Christopher Plantyn, by Francis Raphelengius, 1586.
Language
English
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Description
10 p. L., 230 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.
Mode of access: Internet.
Notes
  • Signatures: *-** ***² A-Z a-f (f blank).
  • Cf. Grolier club, New York. Catalogue of original and early editions of some ... English writers from Langland to Wither ... New York, 1893, p. 230-232.
  • Part 2 has half-title with the crest of the earls of Leicester and Warwick.
  • Cop. 2 is the first ed., with "Isaie" spelled "Esaie", verso of 2d preliminary leaf.
  • Copy 1 is unbound ; cop. 2 imperfect, lacks p. 203-230.
  • Most of the emblems are from earlier works published by Plantin, more than half being identical with those in the works of Alciati, Sambucus, and Paradin. cf. Reprint of Whitney's "Choice of emblemes", edited by Henry Green, 1866. p. 252.
  • Printer's device on t.-p.; title within ornamental border; full page woodcut of the arms of Robert Dudley, Earl of Leicester, on verso of t.-p.; emblems illustrated with 247 woodcut engravings within ornamental borders. Marginal notes.
Cited in
STC, 25438
McGeary & Nash. Emblem books at the University of Illinois, W8.
McGeary & Nash. Emblem books at the University of Illinois, W7.
ESTC, S119929
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