796. [Emblems]

DREXELIUS, Hieronymus, S.J.

Extensive collection of 37 small-format editions.

1624-1738

In good condition.

All by the Bavarian Jesuit Drexelius (1581-1638), published at Antwerp (21, mainly by the Cnobbaert firm), Cologne (12), Brussels (1), Douai (2), München (1). A number of these ed. with nice emblematical engravings.
A: 29 vol. of a 36-vol. collection from the Bruges Jesuits, all in contemp. vellum with flat spines titled in ink and numbered 1-35 (n. 2a, 13, 17, 19, 27, 28, 34 missing). Titles included: Aeternitas (C. 1630), Aloe (A. 1650), Antigrapheus (A. 1655), Aurifodina (A. 1638), Caelum (A. 1636), Daniel (A. 1651), David (A. 1652), De aeternitate (C. 1631), Deliciarum II-III (A. 1639), Gazophylacium (A. 1638), Gymnasium (C. 1632), Heliotropium (C. 1630), Horologium (C. 1645), Infernus (C. 1632), Jobus (Brussels 1738), Joseph (A. 1641), Manipulus (A. 1644 and 1645), Noe (A. 1652), Orbis Phaeton (Douai 1631), Palaestra (A. 1648), Recta intentio (C. 1631, Douai 1632), Rosae I-II (A. 1652), Tobias (München 1641), Tribunal (C. 1635), Zodiacus (C. 1632).
B: 8 similar ed. in contemp. vellum, but 1 in gilt calf (def.). Included: Gazophylacium (A. 1638), Heliotropium (C. 1630), Horologium (C. 1624), Infernus (A. 1631), Nicetas (C. 1631), Noe (A. 1644), Palaestra (A. 1643), Recta intentio (A. 1627).

€ 600 / 800

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