Dia Desideria: or, Divine Addresses, In Three Books. Illustrated with XLVII Copper-Plates ... Englished by Edm. Arwaker ... The Third Edition, Corrected
by HUGO, Hermannus (1588-1629)
London: Printed for Henry Bonwicke, 1702. 8vo. (6 x 4 inches). , 238, pp. Engraved additional title, and 46 engraved full-page illustrations (included in collation). Publisher's ad in the rear. Contemporary red morocco, covers elaborately panelled in gilt, spine with raised bands in six compartments, lettered in the second, the others with a repeat decoration in gilt, gilt edges Provenance: Catherine Phipps Ingoldsby (signature on front endpaper dated 1709 and an additional signature, as her married name Catherine Ingoldsby on title); later armorial bookplates Lovely 18th century English emblem book, bound in contemporary red morocco. One of the most famous and charming emblem books. Between 1624 and 1757 more than 42 Latin editions are recorded, though the early English editions are scarce. The English engraver Sturt copied the original illustrations closely and the work was first published in English in 1686. This copy with early female provenance to Catherine Ingoldsby (nee Phipps) . ESTC N11556; Foxon, p.31.
(Inventory #: 32354)
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