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A Collection of Emblemes, Ancient and Moderne: Quickened Vvith Metricall Illustrations, Both Morall and Divine: And Disposed Into Lotteries, That Instruction, and Good Counsell, May Bee Furthered by an Honest and Pleasant Recreation : The First-[Fourth] Booke

by George VVither
Format
Book; Online; EBook
Published
London : Printed by A[ugustine]. M[athewes]. for Iohn Grismond, and are to be sold at the signe of the Gunne in Ivie-Lane, MDCXXXV. [1635]
Language
English
Variant Title
Emblemes illustrated by Geo. Wither
Description
[20], 62, [6], 63-124, [6], 135-196, [6], 209-270, [10] p. : ill. (engravings, woodcuts), port. (engraving) ; 31 cm (fol.)
Mode of access: Internet.
Notes
  • Cancelled ownership inscriptions on t.p., one partially read: [S?]arah [N?]orwick.
  • Imperfect: Library's copy lacks first and last leaves ("Preposition" and lottery volvelles). 5 IU-R
  • Includes index.
  • Title vignette (printer's device of Mathewes); tail-pieces; initials.
  • Pages 120, 183, and 190 are incorrectly numbered 118, 283, and 290, respectively.
  • Signatures: pi⁴ *⁴(-*1,2) A-I⁴ K² L-S⁴ ²*² V-2D⁴ ³*² 2F-2O⁴.
  • The last leaf bears two woodcut dials each with a movable pointer fixed in the center.
  • The first leaf bears "A preposition to this frontispiece".
  • The second (I4r), third (S4r), and fourth (2D4r) books each have a separate title page, with imprint "printed by Augustine Matheuues. MDCXXXIV [1634]"; pagination and register are continuous.
  • With an added engraved title page: "Emblemes. Illustrated by Geo. Wither.", signed: VVill: Marshall· sculp
  • The emblems are printed from plates originally engraved by Crispijn van de Passe the elder for "Nucleus emblematorum" by Gabriel Rollenhagen. Cf. STC.
  • One of five imprint variants of this edition.
  • Printer's name from STC.
  • In verse.
Cited in
McGeary & Nash. Emblem books at the University of Illinois, W12
ESTC (online) S118583
STC (2nd ed.) 25900a
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    a| Title vignette (printer's device of Mathewes); tail-pieces; initials.
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    a| Pages 120, 183, and 190 are incorrectly numbered 118, 283, and 290, respectively.
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    a| Signatures: pi⁴ *⁴(-*1,2) A-I⁴ K² L-S⁴ ²*² V-2D⁴ ³*² 2F-2O⁴.
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    a| The last leaf bears two woodcut dials each with a movable pointer fixed in the center.
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    a| The first leaf bears "A preposition to this frontispiece".
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    a| The second (I4r), third (S4r), and fourth (2D4r) books each have a separate title page, with imprint "printed by Augustine Matheuues. MDCXXXIV [1634]"; pagination and register are continuous.
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    a| With an added engraved title page: "Emblemes. Illustrated by Geo. Wither.", signed: VVill: Marshall· sculp:
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    a| The emblems are printed from plates originally engraved by Crispijn van de Passe the elder for "Nucleus emblematorum" by Gabriel Rollenhagen. Cf. STC.
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    a| ESTC (online) c| S118583
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