|Title||Andreae Alciati Emblemata cum commentariis Claudii Minois... Francisci Sanctii... & notis Laurentii Pignorii... opera et vigiliis Ioannis Thuilii |
|Detail Depicted||Printing -- Page design (Title page on leaf a2)|
Printers and publishers -- Marks and colophons (Title page on leaf a2)
|Creator/Author||Andreae Alciati [Alciati, Andrea, 1492-1550] |
|Publisher||apud Petrum Paulum Tozzium |
|Place of Publication||Patauij [Italy--Padua] |
|Date of Publication||1621 |
|Subjects (LCSH)||Symbolism in Art--Italy|
Emblems and Insignia -- 16th century
|Genre Heading||Early printed books--1601-1700 (17th century)|
|Bibliographic Elements||lxxx, 1003 p. : ill. ; 22 cm (4to) |
|Printing Method||Letterpress on handmade laid paper |
|Printer||Laurentii Pasquati [Pasquato, Lorenzo] |
|Image Production Process||Woodcuts|
|Binding||Bound in contemporary limp vellum, sewn on three cords. Headbands sewn on thongs.|
Single sheet of handmade paper used as support for covers.
Calligraphed title, place of publication and date on spine. Old shelf mark in pencil on spine.
Printer's waste sheet used as spine lining.
Original skin repaired prior to binding.
The middle four leaves of 3G were incorrectly folded by the binder, resulting in what appears to be incorrect page numbering.
|General Notes||Signatures: a-e[superscript 8] A-2F[superscript 8] 2G[superscript 8] (+-2G4) 2H-3Q[superscript 8] 3R[superscript 8] (-3R8) 5c[superscript 4] [$4 (-2H4, 5c3, 4) signed; missigning 2I3 as I3, 2I4 as I4, 2S4 as S4 and 2Z3 as Z3]; 548 leaves, pp. [i-iv] v-LXXX 1-1003 [1004-1006] .|
UW copy: the middle four leaves of 3G were incorrectly folded by the binder, resulting in what appears to be incorrect page numbering (837 as 841, 838 as 842, 839 as 843, 840 as 844, 841 as 837, 842 as 838, 843 as 839 and 844 as 840) and missignings (3G3 blank, 3G4 blank, 3G5 as 3G3 and 3G6 as 3G4).
Added engraved title page.
Publisher's mark on title page.
Printer's mark on colophon.
Illustrated head-pieces, tail-pieces, and printer's initials.
In double columns.
Pages 663-665 have continuous watermark over gutter (Unicorn?).
Insect damage to pastedowns.
|Previous Owners||Joseph A. Almonte |
|References||French, Italian, Spanish, and Portuguese books of devices and emblems 1534-1827 : a bibliography / John Landwehr (99) |
|Digital Collection||Historical Book Arts Collection |
|Repository||University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections Division. |
|Repository Collection||Special Collections |
|Call Number||SpecColl Rare Books 704.946 AL17e1m |
|Digital Reproduction Information||Scanned in RGB color using an Olympus C-2000 Zoom digital camera and saved in.jpg format and resized to 768x600 ppi. 2003 |
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