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BORNITZ, Jacob

Jacobi Bornitii JC. Emblematum ethico-politicorum Sylloge Prior
Heidelberg
Ludovicus Bourgeat
1664
€1.750

4to, [4] ff, 100 pp, [100] pp. Title within elaborate engraved border, with 100 circular emblems. Two series of each 50 circular emblems by N. MEERFELT. Mottos in Latin and German. Lacking repeated engraved title in second part. Modern blind-stamped brown morocco, gilt title on spine (some light rubbing), top edge gilt

"Provenance: A.H. Bright (booklabel). A RARE FIRST EDITION with numerous woodcut emblems. Only two copies are recorded as having sold at auction on ABPC/AE on-line, in 1981 and 1959. Ref. Landwehr German, 140; Praz 282. Ex libris Allan Heywood Bright, 1912"