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Scrapbook of Hand-Coloured Juvenile Woodcut Emblems

- July 5, 2018 in emblems, juvenile, scrapbook, woodcuts

The pages of this unique book have had pasted onto them a collection of cut out emblems featured in such juvenile literature.

Scrapbook of Hand-Coloured Juvenile Woodcut Emblems

- July 5, 2018 in emblems, juvenile, scrapbook, woodcuts

The pages of this unique book have had pasted onto them a collection of cut out emblems featured in such juvenile literature.

The Heart of Man; Either a Temple of God, or a Habitation of Satan; Represented in Ten Emblematical Figures (1851)

- July 25, 2017 in christian soul, christianity, emblems, heart of man

Ten illustrations which, in a wonderful marriage of word and image, plot out the life of the Christian soul.

The Heart of Man; Either a Temple of God, or a Habitation of Satan; Represented in Ten Emblematical Figures (1851)

- July 25, 2017 in christian soul, christianity, emblems, heart of man

Ten illustrations which, in a wonderful marriage of word and image, plot out the life of the Christian soul.

The Heart of Man; Either a Temple of God, or a Habitation of Satan; Represented in Ten Emblematical Figures (1851)

- July 25, 2017 in christian soul, christianity, emblems, heart of man

Ten illustrations which, in a wonderful marriage of word and image, plot out the life of the Christian soul.

The City of Truth, or, Ethics (1609)

- February 1, 2017 in aristotle, city of truth, dystopia, emblems, ethics, morals, truth, utopia

Images of imaginary utopias and dystopias used to illustrate an allegorical poem by Bartolomeo Del Bene (1515-1595) — a reworking of Aristotle’s Nichomachean Ethicsis.

The City of Truth, or, Ethics (1609)

- February 1, 2017 in aristotle, city of truth, dystopia, emblems, ethics, morals, Nichomachean Ethics, truth, utopia

Images of imaginary utopias and dystopias used to illustrate an allegorical poem by Bartolomeo Del Bene (1515-1595) — a reworking of Aristotle’s Nichomachean Ethicsis.

Le Centre de l’Amour (ca. 1687)

- February 9, 2016 in emblem books, emblems, games, love, pastimes

The centre of love: discovered through various emblems, gallant and facetious — a delightfully illustrated emblem book exploring all corners of seventeenth-century courtship.

Le Centre de l’Amour (ca. 1687)

- February 9, 2016 in emblem books, emblems, games, love, pastimes

The centre of love: discovered through various emblems, gallant and facetious — a delightfully illustrated emblem book exploring all corners of seventeenth-century courtship.

George Wither’s Emblem Book (1635)

- February 13, 2014 in emblem books, emblems, george wither

The emblem book of English poet, pamphleteer, and satirist George Wither (1588 - 1667). Wither was employed by a London publisher called Henry Taunton to write English verses to illustrative the beautiful allegorical plates made by Gabriel Rollenhagen and Crispin van Passe more than 20 years earlier.