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A Choice Of Emblemes, and other devises, For the moste parte gathered out of sundrie writers, Englished and Moralized. And divers newly devised, by Geffrey Whitney ...

A Choice Of Emblemes, and other devises, For the moste parte gathered out of sundrie writers, Englished and Moralized. And divers newly devised, by Geffrey Whitney ...

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Creator: Whitney, Geffrey, 1548?-1601?
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Date: 1586.
Publisher: In the house of Christopher Plantyn, by Francis Raphelengius.
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BEIN Vanderbilt 178: Imperfect: t.-p. and p. 229-230 slightly mutilated; bound in calf, gold tooled.
Printer's device on t.-p.; title within ornamental border; full page woodcut of the arms of Robert Dudley, earl of Leicester, on verso of t.-p.; emblems illustrated with 247 woodcut engravings within ornamental borders.
Part 2 has special t.-p., with the crest of the earls of Leicester and Warwick.
Most of the emblems are from earlier works published by Plantin, more than half being identical with those in the works of Alciati, Sambucus, and Paradin. cf. Reprint of Whitney's "Choice of emblemes", edited by Henry Green, 1866, p. 252.
Signatures: *-**⁴***² A-A⁴ a-e⁴ f³.
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10 p.l., 230 p. illus. 22 cm.
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Object ID: 15492796
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