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Homo Et Ejus Partes Figuratus & Symbolicus [ Emblem Book Occult]
Augsburg, Dillingen: Oannis Caspari Bencard. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1695. Presumed 1st. Hardcover. copper engravings; . .. Anatomicus, rationalis, moralis, mysticus, politicus, & legalis : collectus et explicatus cum figuris, symbolis, anatomiis, factis, emblematicus, moralibus, mysticis, proverbiis, hieroglyphicis, prodigiis, simulacris, statuis, historiis, ritibus, observationibus, moribus, numismatibus, dedicationibus, signaturis, significationibus literarum, epithetis, fabulis, miris, physiognomicis, & somniis ; reflexionibus et declarationibus tam ex sacris quiM profanis auctoribus desumptis. An anatomical study using philosophy, duality and the occult. Headpieces and tailpieces, 42 copper engravings . 2 volumes in one, folio. Engraved additional title. Title printed in red and black. [50], 342, [44]; [26], 249, [29]pp. 9. 25" x 14.5", 7 pounds. A study, illustrated with engraved emblems, of humans from many different points of view. A masterful survey of human being: anatomically, morally and mystically. Book One studies individual organs: heart, nose, lips etc. And Book Two the overall dignity of the whole and aspects of human life. Landwehr 530; Praz p. 490. Worldcat locates no previous editions so this is presumably the first. ; 7 .
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