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Emblemas morales de Don Ivan de Horozco y Couarruuias, arcediano de Cuellar en la santa yglesia de Segouia ...

  • Call Number: N7740 .H67 1589
  • Author:Horozco y Covarrubias, Juan de, 1550-1608?
  • Title:Emblemas morales de Don Ivan de Horozco y Couarruuias, arcediano de Cuellar en la santa yglesia de Segouia ...
  • Publication:En Segouia : Impresso por Iuan de la Cuesta, año de 1589.
  • Description:101, [9], 104 [i.e. 204], [28] leaves : ill. ; 20 cm (4to)

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    • Note:Signatures: a-m⁸ n⁶ A-2C⁸ 2D-2E⁴ o⁸ 2g-2h⁸
      In 3 books, the 1st a general discussion of emblems, the 2nd and 3rd containing 50 emblems each (numbered I-L).
      Author's woodcut arms on t.-p., recurring on b8v, n6r, the added t.-p.'s of the 2nd and 3rd books, and recto of last leaf. Each of the 100 emblems begins on the recto of a leaf. The woodcut ill. (often incorporating a motto) is placed within a decorative border that encloses the 8-line verse epigram as well, and is followed by explication in prose beginning on the verso of the leaf. Each page of explication is enclosed in a double line border that contains citations and topic headings in the outer margin.
      Author's dates from dealer record.
      Includes indexes of first lines, Biblical passages cited, and subjects of the emblems.
      Includes bibliographical references.
    • Indexed in:Landwehr, J. French, Italian, Spanish, and Portuguese emblem books 394
    • Local Note:NGA copy in full binding, with red morocco author and title labels, gilt spine decoration, and green morocco book label of I. Fernandez on front pastedown.
    • Subjects:Emblems--Spain--Early works to 1800.
      Provenance--Fernandez (I.)
      Emblem books-Spain-16th century.
    • Added entry:Cuesta, Juan de la, active 1605.