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Andrea Alciato's Emblematum liber,
Augsburg,
Heinrich Steyner, 29 July 1534


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GUL SM 20 A1ro. Actual page height: 000mm
GUL SM 20 A1ro. Actual page height: 000mm.

PICTURE: AS IN: http://www.emblems.arts.gla.ac.uk/alciato/facsimile.php?id=sm20_A1r GUL SM 20 A1ro. Actual page height: 000mm.

Collation

8o: A-E8 F4 [$4 (-A1, F4) signed] 44 leaves, unnumbered.

Fingerprint

N.E= S.R= M.o. EXMu n M.D.XXXIIII.

Contents

A1ro: title; A1vo: 'Candido lectori S.P.'; dedication: Alciato to Conrad Peutinger; A2ro: emblems begin, and end F3ro; F3vo: colophon, dated 29 July 1534; F4ro-F4vo: blank.

Layout

104 emblems, 99 illustrated with woodcuts. All emblems are printed in in the order: motto, woodcut (when present), subscriptio, with no regard for logical page breaks. Texts mainly in italic, 85mm for 20 lines.

GUL SM 20 E5vo-E6ro. Top left woodcut = 60mm wide
GUL SM 20 E5vo-E6ro. Top left woodcut = 60mm wide.

Remarks

Closely similar to Steyner's 1531 editions, and using the same material.

References

Landwehr (German), 26; Green, 6; Tung, 3.

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