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Receuil d'Emblemes des Pieux Desirs de Herman Hugo

Facsimile des Poemes Avec Introduction, Index et Glossaire

Receuil d'Emblemes des Pieux Desirs de Herman Hugo( )
Editor: Guiderdoni, A.
Smeesters, A.
Author: Hugo, Herman
Boissard, Jean-Jacques
Series title:Imago Figurata. Editions Ser.
Publication Date:Jun 2015
Publisher:Brepols Publishers
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $90.00
Book Description:

The anthology Pieux Desirs, published simultaneously in Antwerp and Paris in 1627, is the French adaptation of the Pia Desideria from 1624, a collection of Latin meditational emblems. The initial collation was done by the Jesuit Herman Hugo and comprises 46 engravings, from Boetius to Bolswert. The present 'translation' constitutes the first edition to put the work at the disposal of a larger public. The Pia Desideria had a real European 'bestseller' effect in the emblematic production...
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Detailed Subjects: Reference / Signs & Symbols
Religion / Christian Life / General
Book Weight:0.49 Pounds

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