Empresas morales a la S.C.R.M. del rey don Phelipe nvestro senõr dirigidas /
por don Ivan de Boria ...
|Main Author:||Borja, Juan de, b. 1533.|
|Related Names:||Hornick, Erasmus d. 1583.|
Praga : Por Iorge Nigrin, 1581.
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Emblem books > Emblem books / Czech Republic > Emblem books / Czech Republic / 16th century.
Engravings > Engravings / Czech Republic > Engravings / Czech Republic / 16th century.
Signatures: A² B-2C⁴ [superior chi]2C⁴.
Engraved t.p. incorporating the arms of Philip II, the dedicatee. Each page within printed border of double red lines. Woodcut fleurons or other printer's ornaments appear below the images, and below most of the explanatory texts as well. Historiated initials on A2r and [superior chi]2Cv.
In Getty copy, the engravings on leaves 9, 11, 17, 26, 78 and 80 are cancels. These are not among the 8 cancels noted by Landwehr in the Glasgow University copy.
Includes 100 emblems. The engraved images appear within cartouches on the rectos, with the mottos engraved in separate cartouches above. The explanatory texts appear on the facing versos. Some engravings are signed with the monogram EH, perhaps for Erasmus Hornick.
, 101,  leaves :
21 cm. (4to)
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