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Lot nr:951
Book nr:29001
Author:BRUNE, Johannes de
Title:Emblemata of Zinne-werck: voorghestelt, in Beelden, ghedichten, en breeder uijt-legginghen tot uijt-druckinghe, en verbeteringhe van verscheijden feijlen onser eeuwe
Town:Amsterdam
Publisher:Jan Jacobsz Schipper
Year:1661
Description:In-4, [8], 378 [=380] pp, gegraveerde titel en 52 emblematische gravures naar A. VAN DE VENNE door W. DE PASSE, J. GALLE e.a. Weinig bleke roestvlekjes, soms bleke watervlekken in de hoeken. Hoeken van f.*2 en A1 gerestaureerd. Gebonden in vol perkament uit de tijd, (wat vervuild), titel in inkt op de rug
Note:Ref. Landwehr 88 ; Praz p.85/86 & p.288. "Love emblems flourished in Holland, where the emblem became an outstanding form of the national literature. The realistic emblems form a counterpart to genre painting and supply interesting evidence for the history of costume. J. de Brune's Emblemata are specially remarkable in this respect"
Price:€280 - €400
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