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Title: Emblems, with Aphorisms, Adages, and Proverbs, of All Ages and Nations, from Jacob Cats and Robert Farlie, with illustrations freely rendered, from design found in their works, by John Leighton...m
Description: London, Longman, Green, Longman, and Roberts, 1860, lg in-8, 26.5 x 18 cm, frontispiece, xvi + 239 pp, ca 200 woodcut engravings, all pages with 4 aphorisms between fillets in the margins, title page in two colors, maroon leather, some slight wear at corners, raised spine, gilt title, tooled front, marbled endpapers, gilt edges. Fine copy. Jacob Cats, 1577-1660, was a Dutch poet. Robert Farlie, Scottish, published emblems in 1638. John Leighton, 1822-1912, was an English illustrator and publisher. Richard Pigot later published another work on emblems. .


Price: EUR 375.00 = appr. US$ 407.57 Seller: Antiquariaat Wim de Goeij
- Book number: 29024