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Andrea Alciato's Emblemata,
Lyons,
Macé Bonhomme for Guillaume Rouille, 1551


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This description is based on Entry F.031 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 SM 34A A1ro. Actual page height: 182mm
GUL SM 34A A1ro. Actual page height: 182mm.

Collation

8o: A-O8 P4 [$5 (-A1, P4) signed] 116 leaves, pages numbered [1] 2-226 [6]. [E3 signed Eiij (i.e. roman not arabic); 5 of H5 inverted.]

Fingerprint

eto- t.m, s.o, FaOm 3 1551.

Contents

A1ro: title; A1vo: privilege: to Rouille and Bonhomme, dated 9 August 1548; A2ro: 'Ad lectorem' [by Rouille], ends A3vo; A3vo: dedication: Alciato to Conrad Peutinger; A4ro: emblems begin, and end P1vo; P2ro: table; ends P3vo; P4ro: colophon; P4vo: blank.

Layout

211 emblems, all with woodcuts, disposed as in the 1550 Rouille/Bonhomme edition (F.030); text in italic, 82mm for 20 lines. There are two states of the title, one for Rouille and one for Bonhomme.

GUL SM34A I7vo-I8ro. Actual page height: 182mm
GUL SM34A I7vo-I8ro. Actual page height: 182mm.

References

Landwehr (Romanic), 52-53; Green, 47-48; Tung, 35-36.

Copies located

A List of Library symbols can be found here.

Bel *BBRKB (Rouille)
Fra *PBMa (2 copies, 1 Bonhomme, 1 Rouille)
Fra PBS
Fra TrBM
Fra *VBM (lacks title)
FRG AUB
FRG BSB (2 copies, 1 Bonhomme, 1 Rouille)
FRG *MSB (2 copies, both Rouille)
FRG MStB (Rouille)
FRG MUB (2 copies, both Rouille)
FRG SWLB (Rouille)
Hun BMTAK (Rouille)
Ita BoBCAG (Rouille)
Ita MiBA (2 copies, 1 Bonhomme, 1 Rouille)
Ita MoBE (Rouille)
Ita RBAV (Rouille)
Ita RBUA (Bonhomme)
Ita VeBC (Bonhomme)
Pol WrUB
Slo BUP (Rouille)
UKi *BL (Rouille)
UKi *ENLS (Rouille)
UKi *GU (Rouille)
UKi *LVAM (Rouille)
UKi *OB (Rouille)
USA *CMalG (Rouille)
USA CtY
USA KU
USA MdBJ-G
USA *MH (Bonhomme)
USA MWiW-C
USA *NjP (Bonhomme, imperfect)
USA *NN (lacks title, seriously defective)
USA PBm
USA *ViU (2 copies, both Bonhomme)

 

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