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Le Theatre Moral de la Vie Humaine Representee en Plus de Cent Tableaux Divers Tirez de Poete Horace par le Sieur Otho Venius Et Expliquez en Autant de Discours Moraux par le Sieur de Gomberville. Avec la Table Du Philosphe Cebes by  Marin le Roy de Horace; Gomberville - Hardcover - 1672 - from Defunct Books (SKU: 047572)

Le Theatre Moral de la Vie Humaine Representee en Plus de Cent Tableaux Divers Tirez de Poete Horace par le Sieur Otho Venius Et Expliquez en Autant de Discours Moraux par le Sieur de Gomberville. Avec la Table Du Philosphe Cebes

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Le Theatre Moral de la Vie Humaine Representee en Plus de Cent Tableaux Divers Tirez de Poete Horace par le Sieur Otho Venius Et Expliquez en Autant de Discours Moraux par le Sieur de Gomberville. Avec la Table Du Philosphe Cebes

by Horace; Gomberville, Marin le Roy de

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  • hardcover
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Bruxelles : François Foppens, 1672 Once owned by Sir Thomas Wardle with bookplate inside front board. 104 fine copperplates (brilliant impressions), full-page portrait, vignettes, and elaborate woodcut initials. Folio. Old polished calf boards richly gilt and with raised bands. A fine example of emblem books. Front board detached and leather lacking above top two bands of spine. Rear hinge cracked but holding. Reference notes on paper inside front board, also directly on front free end page. Some foxing/age browning to pages, and a few pages with margin stains (including first four pages as seen on title page). Le Tableau de Cebes foldout is present/attached but with small tears and stains. Free end pages have small tears/chips and creases. No writing in the text. All illustrations are present and intact. Van Veen was Rubens' master. Sir Joshua Reynolds learned his craft from this work. . Full-Leather. Fair. Illus. by Van Veen, Otto (Otho Venius). Folio - over 12" - 15" tall.

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Bookseller
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Bookseller Inventory #
047572
Title
Le Theatre Moral de la Vie Humaine Representee en Plus de Cent Tableaux Divers Tirez de Poete Horace par le Sieur Otho Venius Et Expliquez en Autant de Discours Moraux par le Sieur de Gomberville. Avec la Table Du Philosphe Cebes
Author
Horace; Gomberville, Marin le Roy de
Illustrator
Van Veen, Otto (Otho Venius)
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Fair
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
François Foppens
Place of Publication
Bruxelles
Date published
1672
Bookseller catalogs
Foreign Language;
Size
Folio - over 12" - 15" tall

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spine
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calf
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gilt
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