Icones historiarvm Veteris Testamenti : ad viuum expressae, extremàque diligentia emendatiores factae : Gallicis in expositione homoeoteleutis, ac versuum ordinibus (qui priùs turbati, ac impares) suo numero restitutis

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Author

Hans Holbein, the younger

Title

Icones historiarvm Veteris Testamenti : ad viuum expressae, extremàque diligentia emendatiores factae : Gallicis in expositione homoeoteleutis, ac versuum ordinibus (qui priùs turbati, ac impares) suo numero restitutis

Date

1547

Place

Lvgdvni [Lyon]

Publisher

Apud Ioannem Frellonium

Language

Latin
French

Contributor

Nicolas Bourbon
Gilles Corrozet
Jean Frellon
WOODCUTTER:
Hans Lützelburger
BINDER:
Lortic Frères

Note

IMPRINT:
Lvgdvni : Apud Ioannem Frellonium, 1547.

CITATION/REFERENCES:
Baudrier V,
Brunet III, 25
Index Aureliensis, 145.245
Mortimer, R. French 16th cent., 281
New Hollstein. German engravings, XIVa, 100

CONTRIBUTORS:
Preface by Nicolas Bourbon; French text by Gilles Corrozet.

FORMAT:
Signature: A-N⁴.

[104] pages (the last blank) : illustrations (woodcuts) ; 20 cm (4to)

BINDING:
Copy in red morocco binding with blindstamping and gold stamping; stamped "Lortic" on inside front cover bottom centre goldstamping.

ILLUSTRATIONS:
The 94 ill. appear one to a page, between the Latin text that is being illustrated at the head, and the French translation by Gilles Corrozet at the foot in the form of a rhymed quatrain. The woodcuts were first used as book illustrations for: Biblia utriusque testamenti iuxta Vulgatam translationem (Lyon : M. and G. Trechsel [for Hugo à Porta], 1538); see Hollstein. Frellon's crab and butterfly device appears on t.p. The four evangelists in medallions on N3v are by another hand. See Mortimer.

Woodcuts by Lützelburger after Holbein.

CONTENT:
The 1st of 2 eds. of 1547, with the 5th line of title ending in "emenda-" and the first line of the French text on L1r ending in "uices." See Mortimer.

CONDITION:
Copy lacking signature leaves A2 and A3 with the Preface by Corrozet and a Poem to the reader by Nicholas Bourbon.

Library Catalog

https://crrs.ca/rare_books/crrs-rare-book-retrieval-requests/

Num Pages

104

Call Number

NE1150.5 .H64 I3 1547

Collection

Citation

Hans Holbein, “Icones historiarvm Veteris Testamenti : ad viuum expressae, extremàque diligentia emendatiores factae : Gallicis in expositione homoeoteleutis, ac versuum ordinibus (qui priùs turbati, ac impares) suo numero restitutis,” Centre for Renaissance and Reformation Studies (CRRS) Rare Book Collection, accessed October 1, 2022, https://crrs.library.utoronto.ca/items/show/9765.

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