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Nucleus emblematum selectissimorum : quae Itali vulgo impresas vocant : priuata industria, studio singulari, vndiq[ue] conquisitus, non paucis venustis inuentionibus auctus, additis carminib[us] illustratus / a Gabriele Rollenhagio Magdeburgense.

Rollenhagen, Gabriel, 1583-1619.

Coloniae : E Musaeo coelatorio Crispiani Passaei : Prostant apud Io[n]ne[m] Iansoniu[m] bibliopola[m] Arnhemie[n]se[m], [1611]

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  • Title:
    Nucleus emblematum selectissimorum : quae Itali vulgo impresas vocant : priuata industria, studio singulari, vndiq[ue] conquisitus, non paucis venustis inuentionibus auctus, additis carminib[us] illustratus / a Gabriele Rollenhagio Magdeburgense.
  • Variant Title: Emblemes de Maistre Gabriel Rollenhague
    Nvclevs emblematvm selectissimorvm
  • Author/Creator: Rollenhagen, Gabriel, 1583-1619.
  • Publisher Info.: Coloniae : E Musaeo coelatorio Crispiani Passaei : Prostant apud Io[n]ne[m] Iansoniu[m] bibliopola[m] Arnhemie[n]se[m], [1611]
  • Physical Desc.: [48] p., 100 leaves of plates : ill., port. ; 20 cm. (4to).
  • Language: Latin
    French
  • Issued in Other Form: Online version: Nucleus emblematum selectissimorum
  • Notes: Added t.p., p. [17]: Les emblemes de Maistre Gabriel Rollenhague / mis en vers francois par vn professeur de la langue françoise a Colongne. Coloniae : Excudebat Seruatius Erffens : Prostant apud Ioannem Iansonium bibliopolam Arnheimensem, anno MDCXI [1611]. The added t.p. is followed by translations of the emblems in French verse, p. [20]-[48]. This section does not occur in all copies; see Landwehr.
    Date of publication taken from added t.p.
    Main t.p., port. of Rollenhagen (p. [3]), and the 100 emblematic ill. were engraved by Crispijn de Passe the Elder; see Landwehr. The emblems are circular, with Latin motto around the perimeter and explanatory Latin couplet (occasionally four lines) engraved beneath. A few mottos and couplets are in French, Greek or Italian.
    Engraved text by Crispin de Passe the Elder.
    Getty copy bound with the continuation of the present work: Gabrielis Rollenhagii Selectorum emblematum centuria secunda (Utrecht : Crispijn van de Passe, 1613).
    Binding: red morocco, signed at foot of inside front cover: F. Bedford (Francis Bedford, 1799-1883). Boards tooled in gilt & black with double frames, fleurons at corners of the inner. Spine tooled in gilt, including author, title & imprint. Edges of boards and turn-ins tooled with gilt fillets, page edges gilt.
    Centered on front pastedown is gilt-tooled red morocco bookplate of the Huth library. John Landwehr's label at lower left corner.
  • References: Landwehr, J. German emblem books, 510
  • Form/Genre: Emblem books -- Germany -- 17th century
    Engravings -- Germany -- 17th century
  • Subjects: Emblems -- Early works to 1800
  • Contributors: Passe, Crispijn van de, approximately 1565-1637.
  • Collection: John Landwehr
    Emblem collection (Getty Research Institute)
  • Collection Note: John Landwehr
  • LC Call Number: N7740.R65 N8 1611
  • ID/Accession Number: 93-B10499
  • OCLC Record Number: 84214220

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