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MUNDI LAPIS LYDIUS SIVE VANITAS PER VERITATEM FALSI ACCUSATA ET CONVIC
1639. Fine. Burgundia, Antonius a. MUNDI LAPIS LYDIUS SIVE VANITAS PER VERITATEM FALSI ACCUSATA ET CONVICA. Antuerp: Typis Viduae Ioan. Cnobbari, 1639. Illustrated with a handsome title-page engraved by Theodorus van Merlen and fifty lovely emblems engraved by Andries Pauwels, all designed by Abraham van Diepenbeeck, a pupil of Rubens. Small quarto. 19cm. ,249, pp. Full green morocco, gilt-stamped title to spine, gilt inner dentelles, marbled endpapers, a.e.g. Ex-libris Robert Hoe, with his gilt red morocco bookplate on front pastedown. An attractive copy despite some light rubbing to upper joints and tips of corners. It is clean and crisp within, with fine impressions of the plates. (Graesse I, 156; Landwehr, p. 292-3; Praz 37a; Shipman, Catalogue of Books of Emblems in the Library of Robert Hoe, p. 35)
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