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AMS Studies in the Emblem
Edited by Peter M. Daly and Daniel RussellISSN 0892-4201
Set ISBN-13: 978-0-404-63700-2
No. 1: Peter M. Daly, ed. The English Emblem and the Continental Tradition. New York, 1988.
LC 87-45812, CIP, ISBN-10: 0-404-63701-9, ISBN-13: 978-0-404-63701-9, Z1021. Price: $67.50.
A collection of essays on various aspects of the English emblem tradition in its relation to the traditions of continental Europe. The individual essays deal with the cultural context of English emblems, tournament imprese, Whitney, Peacham, Wenceslaus Holler, Arwaker, and Elizabeth’s household account.
No. 2: John Manning, ed. The Emblems of Thomas Palmer. Two Hundred Poosees. Sloane MS 3794. New York, 1988.
LC 87-45814, CIP, ISBN-10: 0-404-63702-7, ISBN-13: 978-0-404-63702-6, PR2329. Price: $81.50.
This is the first printing of Palmer’s important manuscript emblems which, among other things, demonstrates what was known in Britain in the early modern period about continental emblems. Palmer illustrated many of his emblems with images cut out of contemporary emblem books, and some with pen-and-ink drawings.
No. 3: Alan R. Young. The English Tournament Imprese. New York, 1988.
LC 87-45813, CIP, ISBN-10: 0-404-63703-5, ISBN-13: 978-0-404-63703-3, DA115. Price: $69.50.
This important collection of 521 tournament imprese, created and used in England during the early modern period, demonstrates that imprese were used in serious emblematic and public relations events.
No. 4: Peter M. Daly, ed. Andrea Alciato and the Emblem Tradition. Essays in Honor of Virginia Woods Callahan. New York, 1989.
LC 88-39895, CIP, ISBN-10: 0-404-63704-3, ISBN-13: 978-0-404-63704-0, PN6349. Price: $67.50.
This collection of essays on various aspects of Alciato’s emblems can be regarded as a valuable introduction to the work of the writer who became known as the father and prince (pater et princeps) of the emblem. Essays by Konrad Hoffmann, Egon Verheyen, Michael Bath, Peggy Simonds, Peter Daly and Barri Hooper, John Manning, Daniel Russell, Pedro Campa, Bernard Scholz, and William Heckscher.
No. 5: Catharine Randall and Daniel Russell, eds. Imitations et traductions de Cent dixhuict emblesmes d’Alciat (B.N.F. ms. fr. 19.143) by Simon Bouquet. New York, 1996.
LC 89-45848, CIP, ISBN-10: 0-404-63705-1, ISBN-13: 978-0-404-63705-7, PQ1605. Price: $74.50.
The first printing of an important French manuscript translation of the emblems of Andrea Alciato, this may also be regarded an introduction to emblematic reading.
No. 6: Peter M. Daly, ed. The Index of Emblem Art Symposium. New York, 1990.
LC 89-45847, CIP, ISBN-10: 0-404-63706-X, ISBN-13: 978-0-404-63706-4, N7740. Price: $69.50.
The essays in this collection deal with the possibility of creating an index for the many manifestations of emblematic art. Essays by Peter Daly, Michael Bath, Alan Young, John Manning, Bernhard Scholz, Myra Nan Rosenfeld, Daniel Russell, and Lois Drewer.
No. 7: Abraham Fraunce. Symbolicae Philosophiae Liber Quartus et Ultimus. Edited from the Manuscript with Notes and Introduction by John Manning and an English Translation by Estelle Haan. New York, 1991.
LC 89-45845, CIP, ISBN-10: 0-404-63707-8, ISBN-13: 978-0-404-63707-1, PA8520. Price: $72.50.
The first printing of the Latin manuscript treatise accompanied by an English translation of the important work of Abraham Fraunce.
No. 8: Wendy R. Katz. The Emblems of Margaret Gatty. A Study of Allegory in
Nineteenth-Century Children's Literature. New York, 1993.
LC 89-45846, CIP, ISBN-10: 0-404-63708-6, ISBN-13: 978-0-404-63708-8, PR4712. Price: $67.50.
Emblems did not die out at the end of the seventeenth century, as has been asserted. This study shows how Margaret Gatty used the emblem form in children’s literature in the nineteenth century.
No. 9: Mason Tung. Two Concordances to Ripa's Iconologia. New York, 1993.
LC 91-57967, CIP, ISBN-10: 0-404-63709-4, ISBN-13: 978-0-404-63709-5, N7740. Price: $69.50.
Cesare Ripa produced the most influential iconologia ever printed. These concordances make it possible for the first time to trace the influence of Ripa in the fine arts and literature.
No. 10: Michael Bath, John Manning, and Alan R. Young, eds. The Art of the Emblem. Essays in Honor of Karl Josef Höltgen. New York, 1993.
LC 92-8701, CIP, ISBN-10: 0-404-63710-8, ISBN-13: 978-0-404-63710-1, PR535. Price: $72.50.
This collection, on various aspects of the art of the emblem, features essays by Clifford Davidson, Judith Dundas, John Horden, Sir Roy Strong, Denis Drysdall, Mary Silcox, Peter Daly, and Wendy Katz.
No. 11: William S. Heckscher and Agnes B. Sherman. Emblematic Variants. Literary Echoes of Alciati's Term Emblema. A Vocabulary Drawn from the Title Pages of Emblem Books. New York, 1995.
LC 92-14943, CIP, ISBN-10: 0-404-63711-6, ISBN-13: 978-0-404-63711-8, PN6348. Price: $76.50.
The term emblem and its many aspects are used to indicate what has become known as the most classic form of the emblem, namely the tri-partite division of motto, picture, and epigram or prose text. In fact, as Heckscher and Sherman indicate, only about a quarter of the 1,000 titles surveyed used the term emblema.
No. 12: Ayers Bagley, Edward M. Griffin, and Austin J. McLean, eds. The Telling Image. Explorations in the Emblem. New York, 1996.
LC 92-16981, CIP, ISBN-10: 0-404-63712-4, ISBN-13: 978-0-404-63712-5, N7740. Price: $84.50.
This collection of essays demonstrates among other things that the emblem did not die out at the end of the seventeenth century. Contains essays by Karl Josef Höltgen, Michael Bath, Ayers Bagley, Bernhard Scholz, Marilyn DeLong and Patricia Hemmis, Michael Hancher, Edward Griffin, Stephen Rawles, and Peter Daly.
No. 13: Michael Bath and Daniel Russell, eds. Deviceful Settings. The English Renaissance Emblem and Its Contexts. Selected Papers from the Third International Emblem Conference, Pittsburgh, 1993. New York, 1999.
LC 96-51673, CIP, ISBN-10: 0-404-63713-2, ISBN-13: 978-0-404-63713-2, PR535. Price: $78.00.
There are many different contexts in which emblems became important in early modern culture, the essays in this collection are devoted to English manifestations. Written by Alistair Fowler, Alan Young, Judith Dundas, Jane Farnsworth, Lyndy Abraham, Bruce Lawson, Eirwen Nicholson, Victor Morgan, John Astington, and Peggy Simonds.
No. 14: Peter M. Daly and John Manning, eds. Aspects of Renaissance and Baroque Symbol Theory, 1500–1700. New York, 1999.
LC 97-32551, CIP, ISBN-10: 0-404-63714-0, ISBN-13: 978-0-404-63714-9, PN6348. Price: $78.00.
Emblem is only one form of the symbology used during the Renaissance and Baroque periods in Europe. The essays by Karel Porteman, Pedro Campa, Peter Daly, Mary Silcox, Michael Bath, Ingrid Höpel, Daniel Russell, José Julio Garcia Arranz, Denis Drysdall, William Engel, Paul Rassveld, Judi Loach, Alan Young, and Stanley Beeler deal with definitions, perception, and the authority of signs.
No. 15: Peter M. Daly. Digitizing the European Emblem: Issues and Prospects. New York, 2002.
LC 2002026238, CIP, ISBN-10: 0-404-63715-9, ISBN-13: 978-0-404-63715-6, Z1021. Price: $89.50.
Until the present millennium, microforms and facsimiles were the only modes of disseminating copies of rare emblem books. Now digital media are being increasingly used to make collections of emblems available. The new technology, however, is not without its dangers and drawbacks, as Daly demonstrates.
No. 16: Michael Bath, ed. Schola Cordis [The School of the Heart] by Christopher Harvey.
LC 2003057717, CIP, ISBN-10: 0-404-63716-7, ISBN-13: 978-0-404-63716-3, PR3506. Price: $124.50.
This important English book has not been reproduced in modern times. Bath’s introduction places the work in its European context and also in the context of English poetry of the early modern period.
No. 17: Dorigen Caldwell. The Sixteenth-Century Italian Impresa in Theory and Practice.
New York, 2004.
LC 2004054760, CIP, ISBN-10: 0-404-63717-5, ISBN-13: 978-0-404-63717-0, CR69. Price: $87.50.
The Italians were highly influential both in the production and the discussion of the two-part impresa. Caldwell’s book is the first attempt in modern times to assess the importance of such Italian imprese.
No. 18: G. Richard Dimler, S. J. Studies in the Jesuit Emblem. New York, 2007.
LC 2005048194, CIP, ISBN-10: 0-404-63718-3, ISBN-13: 978-0-404-63718-7, BV4515. Price: $182.00.
There has been a renewed interest shown in the Jesuit emblem, this is understandable when one realizes that about a quarter of all the emblematic books ever printed derive from the Society of Jesus. This is the first attempt to produce a listing of all the studies devoted thus far to Jesuit emblems. Many of the listings are enhanced with criticism and commentary.
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No. 19: G. Richard Dimler, S. J. The Jesuit Emblem: Bibliography of Secondary Literature with Select Commentary and Descriptions. Illustrated. New York, 2005.
LC 2005040285, CIP, ISBN-10: 0-404-63719-1, ISBN-13: 978-0-404-63719-4, Z1021. Price: $158.00.
This is a collection of updated and previously unpublished essays on some of the most famous Jesuit emblem books such as Herman Hugo’s Pia desideria, Georg Stengel’s Ova Paschalia, Johann Kreihing’s Emblematica Ethico-politica, Andres Mendo’s Principe Perfecto, and the Imago primi saeculi. Also included is a taxonomical inquiry into the state of the Jesuit emblem in the eighteenth century, when the Society was suppressed.
No. 20: Peter M. Daly, ed. Companion to Emblem Studies. New York, 2008.
LC 2007025831, CIP, ISBN-10: 0-404-63720-5, ISBN-13: 978-0-404-63720-0, PN56.E57C66. Price: $225.00.
This volume’s 21 essays and 80-page selected bibliography offer students and advanced researchers in a range of disciplines—from literature and art history to history, philosophy, political science, and religious studies—an ideal introduction and an authoritative reference guide to this increasingly popular field of study, which takes in a panoply of interests ranging from war to love, from the sciences to the occult, and from serious speculation to simple entertainment.
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No. 21: Mason Tung. The Impresa Index. New York, 2006.
LC 2006047662, CIP, ISBN-10 0-404-63721-3, ISBN-13: 978-0-404-63721-7, CR51.T86. Price: $225.00.
This book will make accessible the imprese of Paradin, Giovio, Simeoni, Pittoni, Rescelli, Contile, Camilli, Capaccio, Bargagli, and Typotius by providing indexes to motto, picture, significance, bearer, and subject. A list of cross-references to emblem and vice versa is also provided.
No. 22: Peter M. Daly. Andrea Alciato in England: Aspects of the Reception of Alciato’s Emblems in England. 2013.
LC 2011051779, CIP, ISBN-10: 0-404-63722-1, ISBN-13: 978-0-404-63722-4. Price: $110.00.
The appearance in 1531 of Italian jurist Andrea Alciato’s collection of illustrated poems,
Emblemata, was a cultural watershed: for the next three hundred years, emblems exerted
a considerable influence on prose, poetry, theater, art, and material culture.
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