Emblemata amatoria = Emblems of love = Embleme d'amore = Emblemes d'amour : in four languages : dedicated to the ladys
- by Ph. Ayres Esq.
- Uniform Title
- Emblemata amatoria
- London : Sold by R. Bently ... S. Tidmarch ... &ct., 1683.
- Physical description
- 92 leaves : ill. ; 17 cm.
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|N7740 .A83 1683||In-library use|
- Publication date
- Title Variation
- Emblems of love
- Embleme d'amore
- Emblemes d'amour
- At head of title: Cupids addresse to the ladies
- On t.p., date follows place of publication.
- Engraved throughout.
- Comprises: engraved t.p. (signed: IB [Isaac Beckett?] in: et fecit); "Cupid to the ladies, a sonnet," with French translation and full-page engraved illustration; and 44 emblems, each consisting of a full-page engraving facing a page of short verses in Latin, English, Italian and French. Both illustrations and text are for the most part copied from earlier works, e.g. Otto van Veen's Amorum emblemata, 1608.
- Cf. Thomas, H. The Emblemata amatoria of Philip Ayres (in: The Library. London. ser. 3, v. 1 (1910), p. 73-95).
- ESTC (RLIN), R009912.
- Wing (2nd ed.) A-4307.
- Hoe, R. Emblem books, p. 23.
- Praz. Emblem books, p. 15.
- Special Collections copy 1: Provenance: Robert Hoe (booklabel). Imperfect: "Cupid to the ladies, a sonnet," with full-page engraved illustration lacking; French translation is present.
- Related Work
- Veen, Otto van, 1556-1629. Amorum emblemata, figuris Aeneis incisa.
- England -- London.
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