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Otto van Veen - Amoris divini emblemata studio et ære - 1660

Otto van Veen - Amoris divini emblemata studio et ære - 1660

Description
Otto van Veen - Amoris divini emblemata studio et ære - 1660
Illustrated, Literature, Religion - Quantity: 1 - Other - see description - Book

.. "Studio et aere Othonis Vaeni concinnata."
Beautiful example in the 1st Plantinian edition, the princeps also in Antwerp in 1615, of this important book of emblems.
A vol. in-4 °, ca.22.5 x 16.5 cm, pp. 127 [1 of imprimatur], leather binding with titles and decorations in gold on the spine with five nerves, red cuts; title page with intaglio vignette + 60 engravings n.t. of full-page emblems on the front with texts on the front: Latin quotations from the Bible and from the Fathers of the Church, Spanish verses by Alfonso de Ledesma, Dutch by Vaenius and French by Carolus Hattonius.
In good condition, cover with abrasions along the edges and cuts on the spine, fresh and well-tied interior, only small specks outside the print area, only the plate affected. on p. 113, present old paper patches to compensate for small tears on the front of the title page and on pp. 116 and 117, also outside the printing area, overall a very good and very usable copy (see photo).
Landwehr 838.

Lot details
Object
Book
Number of Books
1
Subject
Illustrated, Literature, Religion
Author/ Illustrator
Otto van Veen
Book Title
Amoris divini emblemata studio et ære
Condition
Very good
Publication year oldest item
1660
Edition
1st Edition Thus
Language
Dutch, French, Latin, Spanish
Original language
Yes
Publisher
Antverpiae, ex officina plantiniana Balthasaris Moreti
Binding/ Material
Leather
Extras
Other - see description
Number of pages
127
Dimensions
22×16 cm
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