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Emblemata.

Title
Emblemata.
Publication
Paris?, approximately 1555.

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TextBy appointment only Spencer Coll. MS. 82Schwarzman Building - Print Collection Room 308

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Additional Authors
  • Albani, Giovanni Gerolamo, 1509-1591
  • New York Public Libary. Manuscript. Spencer Coll. MS 82.
Description
93 leaves, bound : parchment , ink, manuscript, illuminations; 149 x 93 mm
Subject
  • Manuscripts, Latin (Medieval and modern) > France > 16th century
  • Manuscripts, Latin (Medieval and modern) > New York
  • Manuscripts, Latin (Medieval and modern)
  • Emblems > Early works to 1800
  • Emblems > France > 16th century
  • Emblems
  • Emblem books, French
Genre/Form
  • Manuscripts – France – 16th century.
  • vellum (parchment)
  • Early works.
  • illuminated manuscripts.
  • Illuminated initials (layout features)
  • Morocco bindings (Binding)
  • Blind tooled bindings (Binding)
  • Gold-tooled bindings (gathered matter components.
  • emblem books.
  • Emblem books.
Note
  • Layout: Emblem on the verso of every vellum folio. Some of the emblems' banners are left blank.
  • Decoration: 93 emblems, including human and animal figures. Emblems in pen and ink, with occasional touches of red.
  • Script: Capitals.
  • Artist: S with diagonal stroke.
  • Dated to before 1570, because Hieronymus Albani became a cardinal that year, but the device on the binding does not include a cardinal's hat. Illuminator's mark?: "S" with diagonal stroke through initial, ff. 82, 84.
Access (note)
  • Restricted use.
Indexed In (note)
  • New York Public Library. Spencer Collection. Dictionary catalog and shelf list,
Cite As (note)
  • NYPL. Spencer Collection MS. 82
Language (note)
  • In Latin and Greek.
Provenance (note)
  • On front cover: H Albani et Amicorum. - Hieronymus Albani (1504-91; became cardinal in 1570).
Binding (note)
  • Bound in full levant morocco with shell and sun devices, gilt..
Call Number
Spencer Coll. MS. 82
OCLC
1345479848
Title
Emblemata.
Imprint
Paris?, approximately 1555.
Type of Content
text
still image
Type of Medium
unmediated
Type of Carrier
volume
Access
Restricted use. Requires permission for access.
Indexed In:
New York Public Library. Spencer Collection. Dictionary catalog and shelf list, vol. II, p. 903.
Cite As:
NYPL. Spencer Collection MS. 82
Language
In Latin and Greek.
Provenance
On front cover: H Albani et Amicorum. - Hieronymus Albani (1504-91; became cardinal in 1570).
Binding
Bound in full levant morocco with shell and sun devices, gilt..
Source of description
Part of the description used is from Digital Scriptorium 1.0
Place of Publication
France Paris.
Added Author
Albani, Giovanni Gerolamo, 1509-1591, former owner.
New York Public Libary. Manuscript. Spencer Coll. MS 82.
Research Call Number
Spencer Coll. MS. 82
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