Emblems. ALCIATI. Emblemata cum commentariis...

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Emblems. ALCIATI. Emblemata cum commentariis...
 Emblems. ALCIATI, Andrea. Emblemata cum commentariis Claudii Minois I.C. Francisci Sanctii Brocensis, & Notis Laurentii Pignorii Patavini? Opera et vigiliis Ioannis Thuilii Mariaemontani Tirol. Phil. & Med. ? Accesserunt in fine Federici Morelli? Corollaria & Monita? Cum Indice triplici. Padova, Pietro Tozzi, 1621

4to, 226x165 mm; full smooth vellum bindingm gilt title on red morocco label on spine; pp. LXXX (including illustrated frontispiece engraved on copper and printed titlepage), 1003, [1]. Woodcut initials and ornaments; text on 2 columns; illustrated frontispiece; vignette with coat of arms on titlepage; printer's mark within elaborate cartouche, 212 emblems within frame with woodcut ornaments and grotesques. Nice specimen in the original binding.

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Beautiful illustrated work. Important emblematic work, work of reference for painters and writers, for the scholars of mythology and symbolism. This edition, which makes use of the scholarly contributions of Pignoria, Mariamontano and Morelli, is the one that contains the largest number of emblems, all of them within ornate frames. Cicognare:?Ad ognuno dei 212 Emblemi č uma lunga spiegazione, e tutti i Commenti; opera che oltrepassa le 1000 pagine di testo, e la pių ampia che abbiamo intorno a questa materia trattata dall?Alciato?. Cicognare 1837; Praz, p. 7; No Piantanida. The lot is offered with a valid export license.
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