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Icones sive Imagines virorum literis illustrium qui Seculo XV. praesertim doctrina religionis aliarumque bonarum scientiarum tanquam lumina in Germania nostra claruere.
Typ. Balthasaris Diehlii, Frankofurti ad Moenum 1720 - [viii], 181 pages of text followed by [iii] pages of index. Original full vellum binding is soiled and slightly worn with the front inner hinge mostly detached. The entirety of the text is age-toned/browned and there is light damp staining to the top of each page. Several pages have dark ink stains on them. Illustrated with 89 woodcuts by Tobias Stimmer; there are 91 portraits called for in the index, but there is text only and a blank space instead of a woodcut for both Hussus Joannes (pg.80) and Melanthon Philippus (pg.110). Title continues: ".olim a Tobia Stimmero pictore suae aetatis perfectissimo ad vivum expressae & Nic. Reusnero etc. cum brevi descriptione eorum vitarum & operum in lucem editae. Nunc reipublicae literariae bono iterum recusae & ab interitu vindiccatae cura & impensis C.A.Z.J.C.A." Portraits of European scholars. [Attributes: Hard Cover]
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