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ALCIATO Andrea (1492-1550) - Emblemata. Lyon: Rouille, 1566.A richly illustrated edition of Alciatus' emblems.8vo (170 x 105mm). Title page and text within architectural woodcut frames with masks, numerous allegorical illustrations in the text (title trimmed and reinforced at the margins with central stain, some staining, several browned pages, dampstaining on the final leaves, last leaf reinforced with numerous early erased inscriptions visible on the back). 18th-century vellum with speckled edges (some staining, spine worn). Provenance: antique noble blindstamped stamp on the first leaves and in ink on verso of title.ENALCIATO Andrea (1492-1550) - Emblemata. Lyon: Rouille, 1566.Richly illustrated edition of Alciato's emblems, probably by Pierre Eskrich (1518-1590). 8vo (170 x 105mm). Title page and text within architectural woodcut frames with masks, numerous allegorical illustrations in the text (title page reinforced at margins with central stain, trimmed, a few stains in the text, several pages browned, dampstaining to last few papers, last paper reinforced with numerous antique ink erasures to back visible). Eighteenth-century binding in full vellum with splash cuts (stains, spine smoothed). Provenance: Antique aristocratic stamp in dry ink on the first few pages and in ink on the back of the title page.

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