Dictionnaire des Monogrammes, Chifres, Lettres Initiales, Logogryphes, Rebus, &c
A compilation of symbols and initials used by various painters, engravers and draftsmen to mark their works, accompanied by index. French text.
Publisher: Michel Lambert
Edition: 2nd Edition
Date Published: 1754
Place Published: Paris
Dust Jacket: No
Jacket Condition: n/a
Details: xxiv, lvi, 378 p. plus 35 p. index. 20 cm. Title page vignette. Over 1500 monograms. Headpieces, tailpieces and initials. Particularly beautiful headpiece of angels flanking a coat of arms on p. iii. Full leather. Hinges cracked, edges worn, corners bumped. Library and cataloguing labels on front pastedown endpaper along with a clipping from a bibliographical listing. Free endpaper has ink code. Title page has ink notation, ink stamp scratched out in pencil, blind stamp and hole-punched stamp. Blind stamps on pp. 377-379. Hole punch stamp pp. 405-407.