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Andrea Alciato, Diego Lopez,
Declaracion magistral sobre
las Emblemas de Andres Alciato
,
Najera,
Juan de Mongaston, 1615


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GUL SM 1225 ¶1ro. Actual page height: 217mm
GUL SM 1225 ¶1ro. Actual page height: 217mm.

Collation

4o in 8s: ¶8 A-Z8 Aa-Zz8 Aaa-Nnn8 Ooo6 [$5 (¶1, ¶5, B5, L5, X5) signed] 484 leaves, leaves numbered [8] 1-283 2283-381 2381-438 446-448 454 450 458 455 452-454 3454-470 2465 472 [7]. [Misnumbering 50 as 80, 64 as 94, 69 as 59, 164 as 146, 214 as 212, 281 as 281s, 364 as 354, 366 as 365, 372 as 371, 396 as 399.]

There is no obvious explanation of the eccentric foliation sequence.

Fingerprint

de,y a.lo t.e: moel 3 1615.

Contents

¶1ro: title: ¶1vo: blank; ¶2ro: privilege, dated 30 April 1613, ends ¶2vo; ¶3ro: 'Aprobacion', dated 23 March 1611; ¶3vo: 'Tassa', dated 16 June 1615; ¶4ro: errata, end ¶4vo; ¶5ro: dedication, Lopez to Diego Hurtado de Mendoza; ¶5vo: 'El autor a los lectores'; ¶6ro: series of laudatory poems to Diego Lopez, by Antonio de la Baria y Cangas, Francisco de Cevallos, Frey Alvaro de Ulloa Paredes, Frey Francisco de Sotomayor, Juan de Mongaston (son of the printer), Tomas Lopez (Dieog Lopez's brother), end ¶8vo; A1ro: dedication, Alciato to Peutinger, followed by commentary, ends A5ro; A5vo: emblems begin, and end Nnn5vo; Nnn6ro: index, ends Ooo4ro; Ooo4vo: 'Adagios que se declaran en esta obra', ending Ooo4vo.

Layout

210 numbered emblems, missing the 'obscene' Daly 080, and Daly 081 'Desidia'; motto, emblem no., picture, subscriptio, commentary. The pictures are all rather primitive engravings, except fot the tree emblems at the end, where woodcuts are used. The extensive commentary is in Spanish. Subscriptiones in italic, 134mm for 20 lines; commentaries mainly in roman, 119mm for 20 lines.

GUL SM 1225 Rr4vo-Rr5ro. Actual page height: 217mm
GUL SM 1225 Rr4vo-Rr5ro. Actual page height: 217mm.

Remarks

New editions, with woodcuts, rather than mainly engravings, were published in Valencia in 1655, 1670 and 1684.

References

Praz, p. 405; Green, 142; Tung, 106.

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