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.
- Number of Books
- emblem books, History, Illustrated, Religion
- Author/ Illustrator
- J.H. Roscius / A. Tempesta
- Book Title
- Emblemata Sacra S. Stephani Caeli Montis intercolumniis affixa
- Publication year oldest item
- 1st Edition
- Original language
- Rome, Alexandrum Gardanum & Franciscum Coattinum
- Binding/ Material
- Number of pages
- 20×13 cm