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Andrea Alciato's Emblemes,
Paris,
Chrestien Wechel, 1539


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This description is based on Entry F.007 in Alison Adams, Stephen Rawles, Alison Saunders, A Bibliography of French Emblem Books (Geneva: Droz, 1999-2002).
Reproduced by kind permission of Librarie Droz.

GUL SMAdd261 A1ro. Actual page height: 157mm
GUL SMAdd261 A1ro. Actual page height: 157mm.

Collation

8o: A-P8 Q4 [$4 (-A1, Q3, Q4) signed] 124 leaves, pages numbered [1-2] 3-199 2100-108 209-245 [3]. [Missigning E4 as Eiii, N4 as Niii.]

Fingerprint

palz e.e. u.u, InAt 3 M.D.XXXJX.

Contents

A1ro: title; A1vo: blank; A2ro: French dedication: Lefevre to Philippe Chabot, ends A4ro; A4vo: 'Lacteur des translations'; A5ro: blank; A5vo: dedication: Alciato to ConČrad Peutinger; A6ro: translation of the Alciato dedication to Peutinger; A6vo: emblems begin, and end Q3ro; Q3vo-Q4ro: blank; Q4vo: mark.

Layout

113 emblems, disposed as in the first 1536 Latin/French edition (F.005).

GUL SMAdd261 B8vo-C1ro. Actual page height: 157mm
GUL SMAdd261 B8vo-C1ro. Actual page height: 157mm.

References

Landwehr (Romanic), 20; Green, 12; Tung, 8.

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