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Daniel de L A FEUILLE La science des Hieroglyphes, ou l'art d'exprimer par des figures symboliques, les vertus, les vices, les passions & les moeurs;&c. Ouvrage utile aux peintres, aux statuaires, aux graveurs [...]

Daniel de L A FEUILLE

La science des Hieroglyphes, ou l'art d'exprimer par des figures symboliques, les vertus, les vices, les passions & les moeurs;&c. Ouvrage utile aux peintres, aux statuaires, aux graveurs [...]

A La Haye, Jacques Van Den Kieboom 1736, Pet. in 4 (15,5x20,2cm), VI, 128pp. (8), relié.


First edition, rare illustrated 45 boards comprising 576 figures emblems. Full glossy blond Calf contemporary pieces. Smooth spine richly decorated with a series of rollers oblique fat nets. Part of title in red morocco. Piece green morocco in a medallion surrounded by a garland of flowers. Slight rubbing on spine and corners. Beautiful copy. In the form of a dictionary, the book lists all the symbolic or allegorical figures from the world of art; updated form of Greco-Roman and providing artistic vocabulary representation mythology, hieroglyphs and symbols illustrate the known world and figurable things, symbolizing a vision of clean man at the time. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information!

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