Jacobus Boscius - Symbolographia siva de arte symbolica sermones septem - 1701

Description
Jacobus Boscius - Symbolographia siva de arte symbolica sermones septem - 1701
Science (general) - Quantity: 1 - Other - see description - Book

Important emblematic work.

This book is the famous "Symbolographia sive de Arte Symbolica Sermones Septem" by Jacobus Boschius. This is the original historical edition of 1701 published by Johannes Caspar Bencard (see photo title page).

The book contains an outstanding 171 copper engravings by Johann Georg Wolfgang and Jacob Müller.

Collation of the copper engravings:

Part 1: 40
Part 2: 60
Part 3: 60
Part 4: 11

Before the numbered part, there are 17 sheets. The first of which is blank on the front and back (17 unnumbered sheets, 765 pp.).



About this book:
- Good condition of the pages and the copper engravings (see example photos).
- Good condition of the binding.
- Good condition of the binding, but the attached book clasps doesn’t work (see photo).
- on the first page and on the flyleaf small notes of a previous owner (see photos).

The book has been in the family for about 100 years.

Lot details
Object
Book
Number of Books
1
Subject
Science (general)
Author/ Illustrator
Jacobus Boscius
Book Title
Symbolographia siva de arte symbolica sermones septem
Condition
Fair
Publication year oldest item
1701
Edition
1st Edition
Language
Latin
Original language
Yes
Publisher
Johannes Caspar Bencard (Augsburg und Dillingen)
Extras
Other - see description
Number of pages
765
Dimensions
36×24 cm
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