Record number 07/4374
TitleEmblematical Devices with Appropriate Motto's Collected By Samuel Fletcher, Seal Engraver, Drawn & Etched by A. Van Assen.
ImprintLondon.: by Saml. Fletcher, 34, Gt. Marlbro' Street, Published Jany. 1st. 1810
Physical DescriptionFrontis. (add. engr. t.pl.), t.pl., 64 pl.; 265 mm.
Summary NoteThe publication-date is repeated on the frontispiece (added title-plate) and on all numbered plates.

The plates show: 1.-48. emblematic devices with mottos in English and French (six devices on each plate); 49.-60. mottos only, in French and English; 61.-64. alphabets only.
Responsibility NoteThe frontispiece (add. t.pl.) is signed as drawn and engraved by W.J. White; the title-plate, as engraved by White. Plates 1-48 are unsigned by draughtsman or engraver. Pl. 49-64 (showing scripts only) are signed as engraved by J. Danby.

All plates carry the publisher's imprint of Saml. Fletcher.
SubjectAllegories - Emblems (allegorical pictures) - Iconography - Mottoes - History
Emblem books - Great Britain - 19th century
Pictorial works - Great Britain - 19th century
Binding Note20th-century half calf, marbled-papered boards; red morocco spine-label lettered 'Fletchers Devices'.
ProvenancePresented in 1810 by the compiler and publisher (acknowledged RAA Council Minutes IV, 212, 19 April 1810).
Contributors Fletcher, Samuel, fl. ca. 1810?, publisher, previous owner, donor
Assen, A. Van, fl. ca. 1810?, draughtsman, engraver
White, W.J., fl. ca. 1810?, draughtsman, engraver
Danby, J., fl. ca. 1810?, script engraver
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