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Alciati (Andrea) Diverse Imprese Accommodate A diverse moralià, collation: A-M8, woodcut architectural border,169 woodcut emblems within diverse architectural borders and 11 illustrations of trees, closely trimmed at head, touching a few headlines, occasional small areas of staining, 19th century blind-stamped straight-grain morocco, gilt tile to spine, rubbed, g.e., 8vo, Lyon, Guillaume Rouille, 1551.
⁂ A rare edition. Alciati is acknowledged as the creator of the first emblem book.
Literature: Landwehr, Romanic, 52; Green 50.

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Emblemata.- Alciati (Andrea), Diverse Imprese

Auction ended on Thu, Mar 30, 2017
Estimate £400 - £600
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