Lot n° 60
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[Emblems]. RIPA (Cesare). Iconology, or New... - Lot 60 - Chayette & Cheval
[Emblems]. RIPA (Cesare). Iconology, or New Explanation of several images, emblems, and other hyerogliphic figures of virtues, vices, arts, sciences, natural causes, different moods, human passions... Taken from the Recherches des figures de Cesar Ripa, moralized by I. Baudoin. A Paris, chez Mathieu Guillemot, 1644. 2 parts in one volume in-folio,  f., (including the title and the engraved title with the date of 1643), 204 p. ;  f. (engraved title), 102 pp.,  ff. 103-196 p., antique ivory vellum, spine with 4 nerves and mute, restored, endpapers renewed (title faded with old annotations crossed out; 2 f. missing, t.1 p.65-66 and t.2 p.127-128; at least 5 f. brought from another copy, t.1 p. 11, 21 and 99, t.2 p.59 and 61; angular spotting, browning).
First complete edition in French of the translation given by the academician Jean Baudoin. The illustration includes 2 allegorical frontispieces and numerous iconological figures in the text, engraved on copper by Jacques de Bie (1581-c. 1640).
(Landwehr, Romanic, 634).
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