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Emblemata Andreae Alciati, iurisconsulti clarissimi.



Main Author: Alciati, Andrea, 1492-1550.
Related Names: Eskrich, Pierre ca. 1530-ca. 1590.
Language(s): Latin
Published: Lugduni : Apud Gulielmum Rouillium, sub scuto Veneto, 1548.
Subjects: Emblems > Emblems / Early works to 1800.
Woodcuts > Woodcuts / France > Woodcuts / France / 16th century.
Woodcuts > Woodcuts / France > Woodcuts / France / 16th century.
Emblem books > Emblem books / France > Emblem books / France / 16th century.
Note: Signatures: A-K⁸ L⁴ (I2 signed I3).
Rouillé's eagle and serpent device on t.p. There are 201 emblems but only 128 woodcut ill., as the tree emblems at the end and some others are not illustrated. The woodcuts are by Pierre Eskrich, based on the sets by Bernard Salomon designed for Jean de Tournes. Except for the [4] p. of contents at end, each p. is enclosed within a four-part ornamental border; many of the borders (including the t.p. border) signed P.V., probably for Pierre Vase [i.e. Eskrich]. See Landwehr and Mortimer.
Colophon reads: Lugduni, Excudebat Mathias Bonhomme.
Physical Description: 64 [i.e. 164], [4] p. : ill. (woodcuts) ; 20 cm. (8vo)
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