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Jean Jacques Boissard's Emblematum Liber. Emblemes Latins Metz: A. Faber 1588

Jean Jacques Boissard's Emblematum Liber. Emblemes Latins Metz: A. Faber 1588( )
Author: Boissard, Jean Jacques
Editor: Adams, Alison
Series title:Imago Figurata. Editions Ser.
ISBN:978-2-503-51755-1
Publication Date:Jan 2006
Publisher:Brepols Publishers
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $86.00
Book Description:

Boissard's Emblematum liber (1588) is one of the most complex and fascinating we possess: it comprises 42 emblems, each occupying an opening, with a quatrain in Latin by Boissard, a sonnet in French by Pierre Joly, and sophisticated engravings, many of them including more text, much of it in Greek. It is a daunting work but one which amply repays study and attention. Two particularly interesting features are 1) the autograph manuscript at the Bibliotheque de l'Institut in Paris which,...
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Book Details
Pages:196
Detailed Subjects: Reference / Signs & Symbols
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.52 x 9.52 x 0.7 Inches
Book Weight:1.15 Pounds



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