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Lot 6

Emblemata.- Wither (George) A collection of emblemes, ancient and moderne: quickened vvith metricall illustrations, both morall and divine: and disposed into lotteries, Printed by A.M. for Henry Taunton, 1635-1634.

Hammer Price: £700

Estimate: £300 - £400

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Emblemata.- Wither (George) A collection of emblemes, ancient and moderne: quickened vvith metricall illustrations, both morall and divine: and disposed into lotteries, 4 parts in 1, initial 'Preposition to this frontispiece' f., engraved additional pictorial title, portrait of the author and 200 circular emblems after Crispijn van de Passe the elder, lacking final f. with 2 woodcut dials, supplied in facsimile, initial f. with large tear and laid down, a few tears and margins repaired, the odd repaired tear within text, some ff. closely trimmed at head or foot, affecting the odd signature or running title, some spotting or staining, attractive panelled olive crushed morocco, gilt, covers with arabesque centre-pieces, spine in compartments, g.e., [STC 25900d; Freeman pp.140-147], small folio, Printed by A.M. for Henry Taunton, 1635-1634.

Full Lot Details

Emblemata.- Wither (George) A collection of emblemes, ancient and moderne: quickened vvith metricall illustrations, both morall and divine: and disposed into lotteries, 4 parts in 1, initial 'Preposition to this frontispiece' f., engraved additional pictorial title, portrait of the author and 200 circular emblems after Crispijn van de Passe the elder, lacking final f. with 2 woodcut dials, supplied in facsimile, initial f. with large tear and laid down, a few tears and margins repaired, the odd repaired tear within text, some ff. closely trimmed at head or foot, affecting the odd signature or running title, some spotting or staining, attractive panelled olive crushed morocco, gilt, covers with arabesque centre-pieces, spine in compartments, g.e., [STC 25900d; Freeman pp.140-147], small folio, Printed by A.M. for Henry Taunton, 1635-1634.

Lot 6

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