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The European Emblem: Selected Papers from the Glasglow Conference 11-14 August 1987 (Symbola Et Emblemata Studies in Renaissance and Baroque Symbolism)

Edited by Bernard F. Scholz; Michael Bath; and David Weston

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ISBN 10: 9004092447 / ISBN 13: 9789004092440
Published by E. J. Brill, Leiden, 1990
Condition: Near Fine Hardcover
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Full cloth hardcover binding is clean and solid. Small previous owner's name in the upper right corner of the front fly and sparse (one or two word) notations in the margins of roughly 10 pages, otherwise the interior and text are clean and unmarked. NOT ex-lib. A generally clean, solid copy. Illustrated with full page plates. 188pp. Bookseller Inventory # 006255

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Title: The European Emblem: Selected Papers from ...

Publisher: E. J. Brill, Leiden

Publication Date: 1990

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Near Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Edition: 1st Edition

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The ten papers in this volume were all presented at the first International Conference "The European Emblem," held in Glasgow in August, 1987 under the auspices of the Society for Emblem Studies.
The conference included papers discussing most of the major European languages in which emblem books flourished, and the papers selected for the presented volume represent something of the variety and scope of current scholarship in this field.
Subjects dealt with include a protoemblematic Latin translation of the Tabula Cebetis, the Emblematum Liber by Andreas Alciat, the earliest reception of the 'Ars Emblematica' in Dutch, the career of Thomas Palmer, Daniel Cramers 80 Emblemata moralia nova, and the Emlimata of Polockij.
The papers selected for this volume demonstrate the vigor and variety of work in this field, whilst also suggesting some of the directions and opportunities for further research.

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