EMBLEMATA, The Emblem Books of Andrea Alciato. A Leaf book. Alvan Bregman.
EMBLEMATA, The Emblem Books of Andrea Alciato. A Leaf book.
EMBLEMATA, The Emblem Books of Andrea Alciato. A Leaf book.
EMBLEMATA, The Emblem Books of Andrea Alciato. A Leaf book.

EMBLEMATA, The Emblem Books of Andrea Alciato. A Leaf book.

Newtown: Bird & Bull Press, 2007. 6 x 9. 139 pages, 4 tipped-in original leaves from Alciato's 1589 edition. Quarter leather, slipcase. Fine. Item #14339

This is one of 8 copies having additional leaves. (124 regular copies had one leaf.) Three leaves in this copy bear woodcuts with moral lesson in Latin. Laid into the book is a translation of each.: About those who shelter murderers; Don't fight with ghosts; Wasteful with her own belongings, she should never be entrusted with those of another. The fourth original leaf is text in Latin & Greek, with a printer's ornament. A scholarly book, this has an humorous appendix by Henry Morris--eight new emblems with wood engravings by Wesley Bates.

Price: $995.00

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