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Veen, Otto van, 1556–1629

Quinti Horatii Flacci emblemata : imaginibus in aes incisis, notisque illustrata / studio Othonis Vaeni batavolugdunensis.

Additional Title(s):

Qvinti Horatii Flacci emblemata

Antverpiae [Antwerp] : Prostant apud Philippum Lisaert, auctoris aere & cura, MDCXII [1612]
Physical Description:
212, [2] p. : ill., port. ; 29 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
N7740 V3 1612+ Oversize
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Plates opposite p. 96 and 98 should be reversed.
Elizabethan Club copy: With thirty-two manuscript extracts from Shakespeare's comedies, histories, and tragedies, selected by an unidentified 18th-century English reader and written in the margins, perhaps Herbert Randolph's father? Also several pencil notes have been erased.
Engraved title vignette (portrait of Horace); illustrated with full-page copperplate engravings.
With quotations descriptive of each plate from Horace and other Latin writers, and verses in Spanish, Dutch, Italian, and French, on verso of preceding plate.
Pages numbered on letterpress pages (rectos) only, with an engraved illustration opposite.
Nagler and Bryan attribute the engraving of the plates to Gijsbert van Veen.
Colophon reads: Typis Dauidis Martinij.
Subject Terms:
Emblem books -- Specimens.
Fraser, William, Sir 1826-1898 -- Bookplate.
Horace -- Quotations.
Randolph, Herbert, 1748-1819 -- Autograph.
Reynolds, Joshua, Sir, 1723-1792 -- Autograph.
Copper engravings.
Lisaert, Philips, 1555-1625, publisher.
Mertens, David, active 1608-1612, printer.
Horace. Selections. Latin. 1612.
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Selections. 1612.
Veen, Gijsbert van, 1558-1630, printmaker.

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