Antiquariaat Goltzius: (general) Allegory Emblemata Poetry Poezie
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Aa, Hillebrand van der (1659-ca. 1721)
Allegorical frontispiece and title page to the second edition of the collection of emblems about love, by Willem Den Elger (1679-1703). The poet is seated on the right while being crowned by a muse who is pointing towards the sky, where a Fama is playing a trumpet above the clouds. On the left an obelisc with illustrations of some emblems the reader will possibly encounter in the book. Signed on the bottom right: 'H vander Aa Inv: / Del: et Fec: ' On the bottom address of the publisher: 't'AMSTERDAM by: de Wed: JAN VAN HEEKERE / en / ISAAK VAN DER PUTTE / 1725'; the first edition appeared in Leiden with this same frontispiece in 1703, as publication by Boudewijn van der Aa. The title page was entirely remade, also the small plate with a man offering a flower to the woman. :'ZINNE-BEELDEN / DER / LIEFDE, Met Puntdigten en Aan-/teekeningen. / VAN / MR. WILLEM DEN ELGER // Te AMSTERDAM, / By de Wed: J. van HEEKERE / ISAAK vander PUTTE / 1725.'l Engraving and etching on paper; letterpress and etching on paper; 1) Plate mark: 184 x 143 mm; total: 196 x 151 mm; 2) plate mark: 56 x 85 mm, total: 196 x 151; frontispiece with some soiling and dirt, especially along the margins, title page in very good
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Book number: 61618
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