Emblem Books, Three Volumes.
Vincenzo Cartari's (1531-1569) Imagini delli Dei de gl'Antichi, Venice: Tomasini, 1647, quarto, title page printed in red and black, illustrated with one full-paged woodcut, extraneous to the collation, and a folding plate, profusely illustrated with finely done text woodcuts throughout, the majority dedicated to images of the ancient classical gods, but a section on international iconography at the end includes images from Mesoamerican pre-Columbian religions, Hinduism, Buddhism, and ancient Egyptian religion, later binding, failing, some worming, a large copy, with many deckle edges, 9 1/4 x 6 1/2 in.
Andrea Alciatus's Emblemata, Antwerp: Beyerlinck, 1621, octavo defective copy, lacking the title page, woodcut emblems throughout, water stained, wormed, in a contemporary limp parchment binding, rumpled, 5 3/4 x 4 in.
[and] Frances Quarles's Emblems, London: by Elizabeth Nutt, to be sold by Horn et alia, 1718, octavo, engraved title, text emblems throughout, contemporary calf, front board detached, 6 x 3 3/4 in. (3)
Cartari: a8, b4, A-Z8, Aa8, Bb6.
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