1659 Herman Hugo Pia Desideria Emblemata Illustrated Emblems Pope Urban VIII

HUGO, Herman

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“The most popular religious emblem book of the 17th-century!”

 

Herman Hugo was a 17th-century Belgian Jesuit priest who is primarily remembered for his book ‘Pia Desideria’, a theological emblem book originally published in 1624. According to Daly, ‘Pia Desideria’ was

“the most popular religious emblem book of the seventeenth century.”

It features long paraphrases of mournful and contemplative verses from Scripture and writing of prominent Church Fathers written in the style of poetry.

 

This 1659 edition features 45 illustrated emblems including a full-page of Pope Urban VIII and other important engravings of Boëce van Bolswert, a renowned Dutch engraver.

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1659 Herman Hugo Pia Desideria Emblemata Illustrated Emblems Pope Urban VIII

 

“The most popular religious emblem book of the 17th-century!”

 

Herman Hugo was a 17th-century Belgian Jesuit priest who is primarily remembered for his book ‘Pia Desideria’, a theological emblem book originally published in 1624. According to Daly, ‘Pia Desideria’ was

“the most popular religious emblem book of the seventeenth century.”

It features long paraphrases of mournful and contemplative verses from Scripture and writing of prominent Church Fathers written in the style of poetry.

 

This 1659 edition features 45 illustrated emblems including a full-page of Pope Urban VIII and other important engravings of Boëce van Bolswert, a renowned Dutch engraver.

 

Item number: #2333

Price: $599

 

HUGO, Herman

 

Pia Desideria lib. III ad Urbanum VIII…

 

Antverpiae : Apud H. Aertssens, 1659.

 

Details:

  • Collation complete with all pages: [32], 442, [6]
    • Illustrated with 45 emblems
  • References: Daly, Companion to Emblem Studies, 109;
  • Provenance: Bookplate – L. De Contagnet
  • Language: Latin
  • Binding: Leather; tight & secure
  • Size: ~6in X 4in (15cm x 10cm)

 

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2333

Category

Religion

Authors

HUGO, Herman

Printing Date

17th Century

Language

Latin

Binding

Leather

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete