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Exploring One of those Lesser Paths” of  History
One Hundred Illustrations”
(An Emblem Book'y “Relative”).  Larwood, Jacob, & John Camden Hotten.  The history of signboards, from the earliest times to the present day... sixth edition. London: John Camden Hotten, 1867. 8vo (18.8 cm, 7.4"). Col. frontis., x, 536 pp.; 19 plts.
$200.00
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A Classic of the GenreLove's Progress inWOODCUT EMBLEMS
Hugo, Herman; Christopher van Sichem, illus.  Pia desideria emblematis elegiis & affectibus Ss. Patrum illustrata. Antuerpiae: Typis Henrici Aertssenii, 1628. Small 8vo (12.3 cm, 4.875"). [30], 456, [2] pp.; 46 ill. (woodcuts), 1 coat of arms (woodcut).
$575.00
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True Beauty Lies WithinPresentation Copy
[Murray, Hannah, & Mary Murray].  The American toilet. New York City: Imbert's Lithographic Office, 1827. Square 12mo (13 cm, 5.13"). 20 ff.
$1250.00
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An Italian'sEMBLEMS in French with Engravings by a Dutchman
Ripa, Cesare.  Iconologie, ou La science des emblemes, devises &c. Qui apprend à les expliquer, dessiner et inventer. Ouvrage tres utile aux orateurs, poëtes, peintres, sculpteurs, graveurs, & generalement à toutes sortes de curieux des beaux arts et des sciences. A Amsterdam: Chez Adrian Braakman, 1698. Small 8vo. 2 vols. I: Engr. title-page, [8] ff., 264 pp., 29 plates. II: Engr. title-page, [1] f., pp. 265–550; 51 plates, [6 (ads)] ff.
$950.00
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