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ADRIEN GAMBART'S EMBLEM BOOK (1664): THE LIFE OF ST. FRANCIS DE SALES IN SYMBOLS. Elisabeth Stopp. Ed. by Terence O'Reilly. Saint Joseph's University Press, Philadelphia, 2005. 398 pp. with 113 ills. (53 col.). 23 x 15 cm. LC 2005-20586 ISBN 0916101495 In English (facsimile in French with emblem pages bilingual in French and English).
ISBN-13: 978-0-916101-49-7. Features a facsimile reproduction of La vie symbolique du bienheureux Francois de Sales, an emblem book published in Paris in 1664 by French priest Gambart (1600-1668) for the Sisters of the Visitation, a religious order founded by St. Francis de Sales (1567-1622); includes two scholarly essays and a translation of the key observations made by Gambart about each of the 52 emblems.
Artist(s):Gambart, Adrien
Indexing: Western, Europe — France — 1600-1800 — Graphic Arts (Prints) — Books/Illustration/Printing
Worldwide Number: 128605
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