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1709 Emblems [Divine and Moral] FRANCIS QUARLES Illustrated Hyeroglyphikes Rare
London: 1709. Click on "Read more" under item description for a full description of this lot (on eBay mobile only). Many thanksLouis88Books. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ TITLE EMBLEMS [EMBLEMES] [with] Hyeroglyphikes of the Life of Man ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Author Francis Quarles ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Year 1709 Second/Third Edition ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Published by London: Printed for William Freeman at The Bible in Fleet Street ______________________________ ___________________________________________ Description: London: Printed for William Freeman at The Bible in Fleet Street. 1709. 6 inches tall by 4 inches wide. Early edition of Emblemes and Hyeroglyphikes by Francis Quarles. From the British Library English Short Titile Catalogue [ESTC] this is the 1709 edition and is complete and in good condition. Illustrated profusely throughout Emblemes is made up of 5 books. The titlepage is engraved. Also contains 'Hieroglyphites of the life of man' with an engraved half-title. Pagination - [8], 310, [5], 322-381, [1]p of adverts at the rear as called for in ESTC. This volume has been rebacked and has a new spine with gilt titles - original boards. The title page is torn (see photo of the reverse of the title), page 52 has a hole in the engraved illustration (see photo) and one page which is repaired and the front few pages are thinning but otherwise good. There is a single 'advert page with 'Some Books Printed by William Freeman'. FRANCIS QUARLES {1592 - 1644} by John Butler Descended from an old Essex family, Francis Quarles was born at the manor house of Stew … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Louis'88Books (allright88) [Andover, United Kingdom]
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