1314. [Emblems]

Theatre d’amour.

S.l., s.n., [17th c.]

4to: 28 engr.-[1 bl.] ff.

Contemp. gilt calf, on covers central ornament within double ruled border (sl. rubbed, repairs to spine). Very good copy.

Entirely engraved love emblems with 6-line French verses calligraphed in italics or civilité (printed on rectos only). Many of the emblems were copied after those in Daniel Heinsius’ love emblems. Bound with at the end a French manuscript on paper (ca. 22,5 x 16 cm), [13] ff., written in 3 distinct hands: 9 worldly love poems (hand 1), 3 "chansons spirituelles" (hand 2), "Complainte d’un vraij amant" (hand 3).
Ref. Adams/Rawles/Saunders (Fr. embl. books) F.562. - Landwehr (Romanic) 717.
Prov. "Marie Billovvart" and "Anno 1626" (gilt name and date on covers). - [Georges Petit].

€ 1.000 / 1.500

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