Emblemata : cvm aliqvot nvmmis antiqvi operis Ioannis Sambvci Tirnaviensis Pannonii.

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Author

János Zsámboki

Title

Emblemata : cvm aliqvot nvmmis antiqvi operis Ioannis Sambvci Tirnaviensis Pannonii.

Date

1564

Place

Antverpiae [Antwerp]

Publisher

Ex officina Christophori Plantini [Christophe Plantin]

Language

Latin
Greek

Edition

First Edition.

Contributor

DESIGNER:
Lucas de Heere
Geoffroy Ballain
Pieter Huys

WOODCUTTER:
Geeraard Jansen van Kampen
Cornelis Janz Muller
Arnaud Nicolai

Note

IMPRINT:
Excvdebat Christoporvs Plantinvs Antverpiae, VIII. CAL. SEPT. ANNO M. D. LXIV. [1564]

FORMAT:
240 pages : illustrations (woodcuts) ; 28 cm (8vo).

Signature : A-P 8.

BINDING:
Copy in later vellum binding with spine label and gilt lettering.

CONTENT:
Text at the end pertaining to coins is addressed to Grollierus.

ILLUSTRATION:
166 emblematic woodcuts followed by 46 coins.

A large number of emblems are dedicated to friends and relations of the author (see Landwehr for an elaborate listing).

Zsámboki originally commissioned the artist Lucas d'Heere for the illustrations. Plantin, however, had half of these designs redrawn by Geoffroy Ballain and Pieter Huys. The actual woodcuts were produced by Gerard Janssen van Kampen, Cornelis Muller, and Arnold Nicolai.

Contains an early illustration of a tennis match.

NOTE:
The first new emblem book to appear outside Italy or France. An expanded version followed in 1566. It was published in French in 1567 and in a Dutch translation.

CONDITION:
Somewhat browned and spotted, heavier in some places, some slight dampstaining mostly confined to lower gutter and margins.

REFERENCES:
Adams, S.218
BMSTC, Dutch, p.182.
Graesse, Trésor des livres, vi,p.255.
Landwehr, J. Emblem & fable books, 709
Voet, E. Nederlandse goud- en zilvermerken, 2168
French Emblems at Glasgow
BINDING:
Later vellum binding with spine label and gilt lettering.

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Num Pages

240

Call Number

N7740 .S25 E5 1564

Item Type

Book

Collection

Citation

János Zsámboki, “Emblemata : cvm aliqvot nvmmis antiqvi operis Ioannis Sambvci Tirnaviensis Pannonii.,” Centre for Renaissance and Reformation Studies (CRRS) Rare Book Collection, accessed October 1, 2022, https://crrs.library.utoronto.ca/items/show/10169.

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