Record number 07/2702
Author Reusner, Nicolaus, 1545 - 1602
TitleEmblemata Nicolai Reusneri IC. Partim Ethica, Et Physica: Partim verò Historica, & Hieroglyphica, sed ad virtutis, morumq; doctrinam omnia ingeniosè traducta: & in quatuor libros digesta, cum Symbolis & inscriptionibus illustrium & clarorum virorum. Quibus Agalmatum, Sive Emblematum sacrorum Liber Unus superadditus. Ex Recensione Ieremiæ Reusneri Leorini.
ImprintFrancoforti.: , 1581
Physical Description[26](incl. engr. t.p.), 371, [1] p.: illus.; 191 mm. (Quarto.)
Physical Description NoteThe title-page isengraved. It is the first leaf of signature A and carries letter-press on its verso.
Content Format Note[T.p.] - Ad Librum ... [verses] - [Dedic.] - Nicolaus Reusnerus, Ieremiae Reusnero ... - [Verses] - Imago Nicolai Reusneri Iurisconsulti - [Text] - [Colophon].
Responsibility NoteThe illustrations are unsigned. They are attributed to Jost Amman and Virgil Solis.

The names of the printer and publisher are given in the colophon: 'Impressum Francoforti Ad Moenum, per Ioannem Feyerabendt, Impensis Sigismundi Feyerabendij. M. D. LXXXI.'
SubjectEmblems
Emblem books - Germany - 16th century
Pictorial works - Woodcuts - Germany - 16th century
ReferencesJ.S. Peters, ed., The Illustrated Bartsch 20 (Part 1) (2) ... German Masters Of The Sixteenth Century Jost Amman ... (1985), p.792-5.
Copy NoteImperfect: lacks the last eight pages (signature Dd1-4). The front loose endpaper is inscribed in pencil, '£1-8-0 Woodcuts by Jost Ammon'. The front pastedown is inscribed in ink, 'Reusneri Vide p.340. P. Manutius', and in pencil 'fine woodcuts' and 'Amman'. The title-page is inscribed in ink, '9', top right.
Binding Note19th-century white paper imitating vellum; spine lettered 'Jost Amman - Emblemata Nicolai Reusneri', '1581' and 'R.A.'
ProvenanceThe verso of the front loose endpaper is inscribed in pencil, 'S.A.H.', i.e. S.A. Hart, librarian of the Royal Academy 1864-81.
Contributors Amman, Jost, 1539 - 1591, draughtsman
Solis, Virgil, 1514 - 1562, draughtsman
Feyerabend, Sigmund, 1528? - 1590, publisher
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