[Leovardiae, i.e. Leeuwarden]: J. Coopmans, 1634.
Second edition of the translation by Flitner of Murner’s Der Schelmen Zunfft (1512). With engraved title and 33 half-page engravings. 183 pp. 1 vols. Small 8vo. Huth Copy. Full citron morocco, spine gilt, black morocco label, a.e.g. Huth book label; bookplate of Fairfax of Cameron. Slightest rubbing to extermities. Fine Landwehr (Emblem & Fable Books) 235 & 236. Item #234310
Second edition of this Renaissance emblem book, first published in Frankfurt in 1620. Flitner’s Latin text, from the 1512 German satire of Thomas Murner (1475 - 1537), Der Schelmen Zunfft (“The League of Rogues”), is accompanied by 33 delightful engravings in the text. A superb copy -- rare in the market -- with an impressive provenance.
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