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Imagines Deorum, Qui Ab Antiquis Colebantur, Una Cum Earum Declaratione Et Historia. [emblem Book With Mythical Plates 1687]

By: Paulus Hachenberg, Vincenzo Cartari

Price: $564.00

Publisher: Mainz, Ludovici Bourgeat: 1687

Seller ID: 37602

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


B&W Illustrations; Vincenzo Cartari (c.1531 - 1569) was an Italian mythographer and diplomat of the Italian Renaissance. 218 pages plus 16-page index and 87 plates. Width: 7" Height: 8.25". 17th-century rendering of Cartari's 16th century mythography enhanced by Paulus Hachenberg's engraved illustrations. Later 3/4 morocco leather over marbled boards. Pages and plates show moderate toning and scattered light to moderate foxing. 87 of the 88 plates are present, lacking plate 67. Shallow edgewear to first three leaves with the lest at the title page. Includes in depth index. Latin langua... View more info