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Jean de Laon's allegorical device on t.p. On t.p. verso is woodcut port. of James VI of Scotland, to whom the work is dedicated. The ports. appear in the oval openings of decorative surrounds. Some of the openings are empty, the subject's name in letterpress being substituted for the missing port. The 44 emblems appear in rectangular decorative surrounds, one to a page, followed by explanatory Latin couplets (2K3v-2Q1r). Headpieces, decorated initials
Topics: Reformation, Reformation, Religious biography, Emblems
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Entirely engraved
Topics: Aristotle, Fishing in art, Emblems
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by Callot, Jacques, 1592-1635; Bosse, Abraham, 1602-1676
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Consists of the ill. only from Langlois' Paris ed. of 1646, without the letterpress mottos above the image or the explanatory verses below
Topic: Mary, Blessed Virgin, Saint
Boston Public Library (Spec. Coll., Joan of Arc) copy bound in deep red morocco, blind stamped decorative borders and gilt stamped spine; gauffered gilt edges
Topic: Joan, of Arc, Saint, 1412-1431
The John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
by Cicero, Marcus Tullius; John Adams Library (Boston Public Library) BRL; Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner
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John Adams's signature and other annotations on recto of first leaf: "John Adams His Book February 22 ..." Faint signatures at bottom of first leaf in pencil: "J.Q. Adams. G. Adams. T. Adams." Inscribed on verso of first leaf: "Gulielmus Whittemore of Cambridge 1751" and "John Adams Book." John Adams's signature on t.p. and p. 1: "John Adams Book 1749/50."
Topics: Cicero, Marcus Tullius, Latin language -- Style, Oratory, Ancient, Rome -- History 53-44 B.C....
The John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
by Polybius; John Adams Library (Boston Public Library) MB (BRL); Aeneas, Tacticus, 4th cent. B.C; Casaubon, Isaac, 1559-1614, tr; Gronovius, Jacobus, 1645-1716, ed; Janssonius van Waesberge, Johannes, fl. 1642-1681, publisher; Someren, Joannes van, publisher; Mathijsz, Severijn, printer; Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner
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John Adams Library copy has separate advertisement inserted between p. 172-173, v. 1: printed business card (1 in. x 2 1/4 in.) reading "Geo. B. Bains & Sons, Manufacturers of Trunks, Bags and Satchels, 402 Market Street, Philadelphia." which has been removed and stored separately. t. 1. Historiarum libri V. E Polybii ... sexta-undecima historia excerpta. -- t. 2. E Polybii duodecima-septimadecima historia excerpta. Excerpta Legationum. Excerpta De virtutibus et vitiis. Fragmenta....
Topics: History, Ancient, Siege warfare
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by Bruck, Jacobus à; Merian, Matthaeus, 1593-1650
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Engraved historiated title-page signed by Matthaeus Merian; 58 engraved illustrations divided between emblems "moralia" and "bellica."
Topic: Emblems
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by Reinzer, Franciscus, 1661-1708; Kadorizi, Wolfgang Joseph, fl. 1697-1730; Wolfgang, Andreas Matthäus, 1660-1736; Küsel, Johanna Sibilla, ca. 1650-1717; Stridbeck, Johann, 1665-1714
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Signatures: a A-2O 2P² 2Q²(-2Q2)
Topics: Meteorology, Astrology, Emblems
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by Camerarius, Joachim, 1534-1598; Somer, Mathias van, fl. 1649-1669
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Engraved title-page by Mathias van Somer; illustrated with copper engravings throughout
Topics: Emblems, Plant lore, Animal lore
Medieval and Early Renaissance Manuscripts
by Manilius, Marcus; Pithou, Pierre, 1539-1596, former owner; Agli, Pellegrino, 1440-1468?; Grimani, Domenico, 1460-1523, former owner
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An astronomical text by Manilius followed by Serenius' medical treatise, written in Ferrara by Pellegrino Agli in 1461 (see colophon, f. 110v).
Topics: Astronomy, Astrology
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by Klauber, Joseph Sebastian, ca. 1700-1768; Klauber, Johann Baptist, 1712-ca. 1787
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Topics: Catholic Church, Christian art and symbolism, Emblems
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Title enclosed by insect drawings
Topics: Insect forms in art and archaeology, Insects