J.H. Roscius / A. Tempesta - Emblemata Sacra S. Stephani Caeli Montis intercolumniis affixa - 1589

Description
J.H. Roscius / A. Tempesta - Emblemata Sacra S. Stephani Caeli Montis intercolumniis affixa - 1589
History, Illustrated, Religion, emblem books - Quantity: 1 - Book

Julius Hortinus Roscius. Emblemata Sacra S. Stephani Caeli Montis intercolumniis affixa
Printed by Alexandrum Gardanum & Franciscum Coattinum, Rome, 1589 (MDXXCIX).
Bound in a modern cloth binding. With the title page and 20 emblematic prints. The print with the coat of arms and the text leaves are missing. The series of prints is complete.
Leaves measure 20 × 13 cm, images approx. 12 × 8 cm.
The engravings are by Antonio Tempesta (1555-1630). Plates 4 & 17 have the monogram AT. 5 of the 20 prints have been cut off along the plate edge and mounted on paper.
Rare 16th-century Italian emblem book.
Condition: fair, without text and print with coat of arms. Later binding. 5 plates mounted on paper. minor foxing. see pictures.

Lot details
Object
Book
Number of Books
1
Subject
emblem books, History, Illustrated, Religion
Author/ Illustrator
J.H. Roscius / A. Tempesta
Book Title
Emblemata Sacra S. Stephani Caeli Montis intercolumniis affixa
Condition
Fair
Publication year oldest item
1589
Edition
1st Edition
Language
Latin
Original language
Yes
Publisher
Rome, Alexandrum Gardanum & Franciscum Coattinum
Binding/ Material
Hardback
Number of pages
21
Dimensions
20×13 cm
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