Caroli Ruaei e Societate Jesu Carminum libri quatuor ad celsissimum principem Ferdinandum episcopum monasteriensem et Paderbornensem.

Author
La Rue, Charles de, 1643-1725 [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
Latin
Published/​Created
Lutetiae Parisiorum : Apud Simonem Benard viâ Jacobaeâ e regione Collegii Claromontani Soc. Jesu, M. DC. LXXX. [1680]
Description
[6], 283, [1] p., [2] leaves of plates : ill. (engravings), port. ; 30 cm. (4to)

Details

Subject(s)
Engraver
Former owner
Rare books genre
Notes
  • Signatures: pi⁴( -pi4) A-2M⁴ 2N² (versos of pi1, pi2, N4, Z4 are blank).
  • Pagination errors: p. 70-72 are misnumbered as 80-82, p. 155 is misnumbered as 153.
  • Signature errors: O3 is missigned as A3.
  • Half-title: Tragoediae et carmina.
  • Poems in Latin and French.
  • Each section has a divisional t.p.
  • License on p. [1] at end is dated December 14, 1679.
  • Engravings signed by G. Edelinck, portrait of Ferdinand de Furstenberg dated 1679; engr. head- and tail-pieces, initials.
Binding note
Contemporary full brown goatskin with gilt borders, gilt fleurs-de-lis covering front and back covers, all edges gilt.
Contents
Liber I. Dramaticus: Lysimachus, tragoedia; Cyrus, tragoedia -- Liber II. Panegyricus -- Liber III. Symbolicus -- Liber IV. Miscellaneus.
Provenance
Ex copy has the engraved bookplate of the Right Honorable Charles, Lord Halifax--dated 1702--on the t.p. verso, as well as the modern bookplate of Robert Wayne Stilwel on the front paste-down.
References
  • Praz, M. Studies in 17th c. imagery, 94
  • Landwehr, J. French, Italian, Spanish and Portuguese emblem books, 459
  • Backer-Sommervogel, VII, col. 291, no. 10
  • BN, 89, col. 430
Other title(s)
  • Carminum libri quatuor
  • Tragoediae et carmina
OCLC
50579156
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