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Catalogue of Antiquarian Books 1700-1900

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In our Catalogue this is Booknumber E73254

Author Ginther, Antonio (1655-1724)
Title MATER AMORIS ET DOLORIS, quam Christus in Cruce moriens omnibus ac singulis suis fidelibus in matrem legavit: Ecce mater tua. Nunc Explicata per Sacra Emblemata, Figuras Scripturae quam plurimas .. Editio Secunda.
PlacePub Augsburg
Publisher Georg Schlueter & Martin Happach 2nd edition
Date 1726
Illustrations Frontis of Crucifixon with Munich in the background + copperplate Emblems (72).
Description Small quarto 19th century morocco-spined boards (tips & edges worn). Frontis + titlepage printed in red & black with printer's device of cherubs blowing up a storm at sea +[10]pp prelims with emblem index +514pp +[28]pp index with Finis & colophon. Small stamps of Quebec convent on flyleaf, back of frontis & with perforated stamp on title, neat ownership inscriptions of 2 Pastors dated 1799-1800 on flyleaf and name of one Correns repeated in margin of title. First and last few pages foxed else neat and clean throughout. *Nicely executed emblems, showing ships, mythical beasts, plants, animals incl. bats, birds, scientific tools, musical instruments etc. each within a decorative oval frame with caption above. The explanations of these emblems - none of which are in themselves religious - all relate to Mary mother of Jesus (see Landwehr 319 Praz 351 for third edition).
Booknumber E73254
Price Price: GBP 300.00 or USD 420.00
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