George Wither- A 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.
George Wither 1635 in 4 volumes.
William Marshall’s frontispiece to Wither’s Emblemes.
Probably the most beautiful emblem book published in England.
William Marshall (flourished 1617-1649) was a seventeenth century British engraver and illustrator, best known for his print depicting “Charles the Martyr”, a symbolic portrayal of King Charles I of England as a Christian martyr.
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