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Les Elblemes [emblemes] De Amour Humain [ Slain Dragon]

By: Venius, Otho (Otto Van Veen (1556-1629) )

Price: $1,786.00

Publisher: Brussels, Foppens: 1667

Seller ID: 38030

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


copper engravings; Oblong 8vo 6 x 7 ve books. Lovely illustrations around the love god Amor. One emblem [p21], shows a gladiator killing a dragon. Another Cupid being burned at the stake. Cupid fighting with soldiers, etc. Provenance- Felix Ferran and Gorsch; bookplates. Imprint in colophon, apparently retained from 1608 ed. : Typis Henrici Swingenij. Page 247 misnumbered 747. Originally published Antwe rp, 1608, with title: "Amorvm emblemata, figvris aeneis incisa stvdio Othonis Vaeni Batavo-Lvgdvnensis "--Cf. Lan dwehr; Praz. View more info