The vignettes, and the border enclosing them (part signed P. V.) are probably by Pierre Vase, or Du Vase, and known also as Petrus Escrichius, or Pierre Cruche, & have been erroneously attributed to Pierre Vingle, and others. cf. Thième-Becker, vol. XI, p. 31-32 under Escrichus
Dedication signed: Giovanni Marquale
Translation of: Emblemata
Landwehr, John. Romanic emblem books
McGeary & Nash. Emblem books at the University of Illinois
Adams, Rawles & Saunders. French emblem books
The borders on each page were cropped during the binding process. Consequently, many of the borders run up to and over the edge of the page.