Ambrosia Publication: Cosmographie de Leuant / ...
Title:   Cosmographie de Leuant / par F. André Theuet d'Angoulesme
Author:   Thevet, André 1502-1590
    Salomon, Bernard, ca. 1506-ca. 1561 wood engraver
Publisher:   A Lyon: Par Ian de Tournes et Guil. Gazeau,
Date:   1554
Description:   Illustrations: 27 prints : woodcut ; full-page (6) and image 12 x 11 cm. or smaller. Comprise arms of the dedicatee François de La Rochefoucauld, medallion port. of the author (diam. image 7 cm.) and 25 cuts illustrating the text. The latter are ascribed to Bernard Salomon; cf. Cartier. Subjects include monuments (e.g. the Colossus of Rhodes, an obelisk, a pyramid) and animals of the Levant (e.g. a wolf hunt and a bear hunt; a lion, wild ass, elephant, camel, crocodile and giraffe).
    Printer's device (on t.p.): 1 print : woodcut ; 42 x 45 mm. One of Tournes' snake devices. Cf. Silvestre. Marques typographiques, 188; introd. by M. Audin to Cartier (v. 1, p. 40 and ill., p. 38: 'Vipères sans accessoires').
    Arabesque headpieces and tailpiece; criblé, historiated and floriated initials.
    Includes index..--510 Brunet,.--510 Grässe,.--510 Rothschild, N.J.E. Cat.,.--510 Mortimer, R. French 16th cent.,.--510 Brun, R. Livre illustré en France au XVIe siècle, p. 311.--510 Cartier, A. Tournes,
Subject:   Animals in art.
    Middle East; Description and travel; Early works to 1800
    Near East; Description and travel
Format:   214, [18] p.:
Language:   fre
LOC:   DS47.T52
Call Number:   GT 495 (Gennadius Library)