An Enigmatic Binding • ca. 1565

Ex.N7710.J96.copy4.front Ex.N7710.J96.copy4.back

Front: Solitudo Acerbitas Mera — Solitude – Bitterness — Unadulterated
Back: Dulcis Comes Tilia — Sweet Companion — Linden Tree

 

 

Hadrianus Junius (Adriaan de Jonge), 1511-1575. Emblemata
Antwrep: Christophor Plantin, 1565. (Ex) N7710 .J96 copy 4

See William S. Hecksher “Heliotropes and Romantic Ruins,” Princeton University Library Chronicle 45:1 (Autumn, 1983), p. 39-40 for discussion.

Inscribed on front free endpaper: Me utitur Jacobus Reepmakerus.
Me.utitur
The books of Jacob Reepmaker were sold in 1701: Catalogus variorum insignium, & rarissimorum librorum … Jacobi Reepmakeri … quorum auctio publica habebitur in officina Joannis ab Oosterwyk … Ad diem 7 Junii [1701], & diebus sequentibus, etc. Amsterdam, 1701.