EMBLEM BOOKS -- EGYPT -- HORAPOLLO. De sacris notis & sculpturis libri duo, ubi ad fidem vetusti codicis manu seripti restituta sunt loca permulta, corrupta ante ac deplorata. Par., J. Kerver, 1551. (20), 240, (4) pp. W. 195 very fine & charming woodcut emblems attributed to J. Cousin. Old cf. (Rebacked in mod. cf., corners strengthened w. mod. cl., blank margin of ti. & last leaf rep., a few o. small rep., old owner's entry on ti., first half of book faintly stained, lower inner margin of last 3 lvs. stained).First illustrated edition of a work also known as "Hieroglyphica", first publ. in 1505 by Aldus (without emblems). - Text in Latin and Greek. Our copy with the corrected replacement on G7 v°. - Adams/Rawles/Saunders F-330; Landwehr, Romantic 381; Praz 374; Adams H-850; Hoffmann II, 384.
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