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The English Emblem Book Project

Digital Emblem Books

The following printed books from the Penn State University Libraries Rare Books Room are included as the core of the English emblem archive.

Philip AyresEmblemata amatoria, Emblemes d'amour en quatre langue.
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Christopher HarveyThe School of the Heart, or, The heart of it self gone away from God, brought back again to him, and instructed by him, in 47 emblems.
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Henry Green The mirrour of maiestie, or, The badges of honor conceitedly emblazoned.
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Herman HugoPia Desideria Emblematis Elegiis & affectibus S. S. Patrum illustrataPia Desideria,  Henry Bonwicke.
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Claude ParadinThe heroicall devises of M. Claudius Paradin, Whereunto are added the Lord Gabriel Symeons and others. Translated out of our Latin into English by P.S. William Kearney (London, 1591).
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Francis QuarlesEmblems, divine and moral, together with Hieroglyphicks of the life of man.
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R. B. Choice emblems, divine and moral, antient and modern, or, Delights for the ingenious, in above fifty select emblems ... with fifty pleasant poems and lots, by way of lottery, for illustrating each emblem.
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Cesare Ripa  Iconologia or, Moral emblems    |   Table of Contents

Geffrey WhitneyA Choice of Emblemes, and other devises, For the moste part gathered out of sundrie writers, Englished and Moralized. And divers newly devised.
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George WitherA collection of Emblemes, Ancient and Moderne, Quickened with metricall illustrations, both Morall and divine: And Disposed into lotteries, that instruction, and good counsell, may bee furthered by an honest and pleasant recreation.
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