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The following are just a personal and representative selection of the vast number of editions of Emblem books published during the Renaissance and after.

Accademia Gelati Ricreationi amoroso de gli Academici Gelati Bologna: G. Rossi, 1590

Alciati, Andrea Emblematum Liber Pettinger, 1531

Another edition, Padua: Tozzi, 1618.

-----------------------Omnia Emblemata Antwerp: Christopher Plantin, 1577

-----------------------Les emblèmes Geneva: Jean de Tournes, 1615

See here for more details of early editions.

Ambodik Emblemat dukhovnyi Moscow: 1743

The only edition of the only Russian emblem book, Ambodik's Emblemata et Symbola Selecta St. Petersburg: 1788. An adaptation of a Dutch book first published Amsterdam: 1705. The title translates, "Spiritual emblems for the teaching of the Christian faith, with entertaining figures and useful words."
No attempt has been made to list the approximately 180 editions of the Emblemata of Alciat published by the end of the 14th century.

Ammirato, Scipione Il Rota overo delle imprese. Dialogo del Signor Scipione Ammirato Fiorence: Giunti, 1598

Aneau, Barthélemy Picta Poesis Lyons: Bonhomme, 1552

Another edition, Lyons: Bonhomme, 1556; Another edition, Lyons: Pesnot, 1564.

----------------------Decades de la Description des animaux Lyons: Arnoullet, 1549/1550

2nd book contains the Blason des Oiseaux

----------------------Imagination Poëtique Lyons: Bonhomme, 1552

French translation of Picta Poesis

Anon Amoris Divini et Humani Antwerp: Michael Snyders, 1626

Counter-Reformation emblem book, in which profane love competes unsuccessfully with its rival, divine love.

----------------------Amoris Divini et Humani Paris: le Noir, 1628

Anon Le Centre de l'Amour Paris: Cupidon, N.D. (1697 or 8)

Anon Delineata Poenitentia Evangeli Antwerp : Wolfchatii, 1629

20 emblems

Anon Delineata communio immaculata Antwerp: Wolfchatii, 1629

6 emblems

Anon Emblemata amatoria London: Chez l'Amoureux, ca. 1690

Popular love emblem book, in a charming and handy pocket-size, especially intended to serve as a gift to the young ladies

Anon Emblem book of Marie de' Medici Paris

Anon Consideraçoins sobre os quatro novissimos ca. 1820?

Anon Emblems Divine, Moral, Natural and Historical Lodon: J.C. for Will: Miller...and Fra: Haley, 1673

Anon Emblemata Selectiora Amsterdam: van der Plaats, 1704

Anon Emblémes ou devises chetrétiennes Utrecht: Schouten, 1697

Anon Emblems for the Entertainment and Improvement of Youth London: Ware, 1729

Anon Emblesmes Sacrez, Sur La Vie, Et Miracles De Sainct François Paris: J. Messager, 1637

Anon Fortitudo Leonina in Utraque Fortuna Munich: 1715

Anon Imago Primi Saeculi Societas Antwerp: Plantiniana Balthasaris Moreti, 1640

Anon Josephi felicissimi quondam Gratz: Widmanstad, 1690

Anon Libro de las honras que hizo la Compañía de Jesús de Madrid a María de Austria Madrid: n.p. 1603

Anon Moral Emblems; a Gift for Aunt Ann New Haven: S. Babcock, 1838

Anon No Title Dordrecht: A. Blussé, 1755

Two volumes, 36 emblems miniature.

Anon Moral Emblems, a gift for Aunt Ann 1838

Anon Palatinae Virtutis Imago Innsbruck: 1716

Anon Philosophica Practica Frankfort: de Zetter, 1644

Anon The Protestants Vade Mecum London: Printed for Browne, Lee, and Major, 1680

Anon Sedighe onderwiisen der creaturen Antwerp: Mesens, 1649

Anon Selectorum emblematum centuria secunda Utrecht: Crispin de Passe; Arnhem: Johann Jansson, 1613

Includes French quatrains.

Anon Théâtre D'Amour S.L., S.N., 1606

Emblem book of profane love.

Anon Trattato di Colori Venice: Domenico Nicolino, 1615

Anon Typus mundi Antwerp: Cnobbert, 1627

Another edition, 1630 - Second edition. In 12. Nice contemporary vellum binding. Copperplate title-page and 33 full-page plates by Phillip van Mallery. The work of the rhetores of the Jesuit college in Antwerp. Some plates derived from the Amoris divini et Humani antipathia.

Anon Typus Praedestinationis Antwerp: Aertssens, 1632

7 emblems

Anon Mausoleum Virtutis et honoris 1626

16 emblems commemorating Wilhelm V Duke of Bavaria

Anon Spiritual Conceits London: Griffith & Farran, 1862

Emblems of Christian Life London: Griffith & Farran, 1871

Anon Zeeusche Nachtegael Middelburg: van de Venne, 1623

Araldo Trattato dei Colori 1565

Arndt, Johann Sämptliche Geistreiche Bücher Frankfurt am Main: Matthias Andreä, 1715

Basel: Gebrüder E. und J.R. Thurneysen, 1726.

Aydsley Handbook of Christian Symbolism London: Day & Son, 1865

Ayres, Philip Emblems of Love London: Wren, 1683

In four languages. Later updated eds. sold by Wren.

-------------------------Emblemata Amatoria Amsterdam: 1684

Another edition in English, London: Osborn.

Baardt, Pieter Devgden-Spoor Leiden: Willems Coopman, 1645

Baños de Velasco, Juan L. Anneo Séneca Illustrado en Blasons Polético y Morales Madrid: 1549; 1670

Barbara, Joseph Het Gheestelijck Kaertspel met Herten Troef Antwerpe: Jacobus van Gaesbeeck, ca. 1750

Third edition of a curious popular love emblem book in the form of a spiritual card-game with hearts as trump cards in a "game of love"

Barberino Documenti d'Amore Rome: Mascardi, 1640

Barbier d'Aucour Sentimens de Cleante sur Les Entretiens d'Ariste et d'Eugene Paris: Les Libraries associés, 1776

Barenger, André Thomas Le guide fidele de la vraie gloire Paris: Guérard, 1688

Basnage, Jacques Histoire du Vieux et du Nouveau Testament Amsterdam: Jacques Lindenberg, 1704

1st French edition. 1st edition in Dutch 1703. Another Dutch edition 1721. Images by Romaine de Moogul

-----------------------Te Groot waerelds Tafeln... J. Lindenberg, 1721

Bateman, Stephen A Christall Glass of Christian Reformation London: Day, 1569

Baudet, Louis Mythologie de la jeunesse Paris: J. Hetzel, 1845

Baudoin, Jean Receuil d’emblemes Paris: Villery,1638-9

Another edition Paris: Villerys, 1646/7; Another ed., Paris: Loyson, 1659/60; Another ed., Paris: Cochart, 1685; Another ed., Paris: Loyson, 1679.

-----------------------Emblemse divers Paris: Loyson, 1659

Bayam, André Elogia, epigrammata, et emblemata Rome: F. Caballi, 1641

Bellanti, Lucas De Astrologica veritate Venice 1502

Berthod Emblesmes Sacrez Paris: Loyson, 1657-1665

----------------------Emblemes sacrez Paris: Loyson, 1699

Béze, Theodore de Icones id est verae imagines virorum Geneva: Jean de Laon, 1580

First edition.

-----------------------Poemata Varia Geneva: J. Stoer, 1599

Second edition of this version; first edition, 1580-1.

Bianchini, Francesco Istoria universale 1697

Uses emblems to illustrate different aspects of world history

Biehr, J.A. Catechismus in Emblematicus Augsburg: Wolffens, 1718/p>

Binet, Etienne Meditations Affectueuses sur la Vie de la Tressainte Vierge Antwerp: Nutius, 1632

Birch Divine Emblems London: Thomas Ward ad Co., 1838

Bischoff, Engelbert Genethlicon serenissimo neo-nato Archiduci Austriae Leopoldo Vienna: 1701

de Bivero, Pedro de Sacrum Sanctuarium crucis Antwerp: Plantin, 1634

Bocchi, Achille Symbolicarum quaestionum Bologna: Nova Academia Bocchiana, 1555

Another edition, Bologna: Societatem Typographiae Bononiensis, 1574. 151 copper plates of emblems.

Boissard, Jean-Jaques Emblematum liber Francofurt: de Bry, 1593

-----------------------Theatrum vitae humanae Frankfurt: 1596

------------------------Dionysii Lebei-Batillii Frankfort: 1598
-----------------------Schawspiel Menschliches Lebens Frankfort: 1597

Boldoni, Ottavio Theatrum Temporaneum Aeternitati Milan: 1636

Bonnefons, Amable Hortulus Christianorum ex quo Sing Paris: J. Langlois, 1648

Bollandus, P. Imago primi saeculi Societatis Iesu Anvers: Moreti, 1640

Bonomi Chiron Achillis Bologna: de Duccijs, 1661

Boot , Anselme de Symbola varia diversorum Arnhem: Hagen, 1686

Borja, Juan de Emblemata moralia Berolini: sumptibus J. M. Rudigeri, 1697

-------------------------Empresas Morales Prague: 1581

Second edition augmented: Brussels: 1680.

-------------------------Moralische Sinn-Bilder Berlin: Johann Michael Rüdiger, 1698

1st German edition.

Bornitus, J. Emblematum Sacorum Heidelberg: Ammonius, 1659
--------------Emblemata Ethico Politica Mainz: Bourgeat, 1669

1st edition, Middleberg: Bourges, 1659.

Bornitz , Jakob Moralia Bornitiana hoc est: Symbola et Emblemata Politico-Sacra et Historico-Politica Mainz: Bourgeat, 1678

Second edition.

Boschius, Jacobus Symbolographia sive de Arte Symbolica Augsberg: Bencard, 1702

Bovio, C. Ignatius insignium Rome: Lazeris, 1655

Boxhorn, Marcus Zeurius Emblemata Politica Amsterdam: Jansonium, 1651

Brecht, Bertolt War Primer [Kriegsfibel, 1955

Trans. and ed. by John Willett, London: Libris, 1998.

Brouërius Van Niedek Zederyke zinnebeelden der tonge Amsterdam: vande Gaete, 1716

Bruck, Jacob von à Emblemata Moralia & Bellica Strasbourg: Graveur, 1516

---------------------Emblemata Politica 1617

Another ed., Cologne: Hogenberg, 1618.

---------------------Emblemata pro Toga et Sago Nuremburg: Fürst, n.d. (ca. 1690)

This is a printing of just the plates of the Emblemata Morales.

Bruin, Claas Uitbreiding Amsterdam: Henrik Bosch, 1722

Only edition. Emblems derived from Philotheus' Symbola Christiana

-----------------------Aanmerkingen, op Otto van Veens zinnebeelden Amsterdam: Dankerts, 1726

de Brune, Johannes Emblemata Amsterdam: Kloppenburch, 1624

After Cats the most popular Dutch emblem book. Another edition, 1636. Another ed., Amsterdam, J.J. Schipper, 1661.

Brunner, Andreas Excubiae tutelares principis Ferdinand Mariae Munich 1637

1st edition Frankfurt: [Theodor de Bry], 1592; Another edition, Berlin: Stargardt, 1895. 4to. Loose, as issued. Printed for use in/as an album amicorum.

-------------------------Emblemata saecularia Frankfurt: 1596

Other editions: 1611; 1614; 1627.

Buchanan, Hugh and Davidson, Peter Eloquence of Shadows Fife: 1964

--------------------------Eloquence of Shadows Fife: The Thirdpart Press, 1994

Bundeto, Carlos El Espejo de la Muerte Antwerp: 1700

Bunyan, John A Book for Boys and Girls London: 1686

Other editions: 1770; 1757; 1793; 1802; 1806; 1820; 1863; 1825; 1864.

--------------------------Divine Emblems Coventry: Merridew, 1806

van den Burg, Hermann

edited a Dutch copy (1743) of a Russian collection ordered by Peter the Great (original now lost).

Burgundia, Antonius Linguae vitia & remedia emblematice expressa Antwerp: Cnobbaert, 1631

-------------------------Mundi Lapis Lydius Antwerp: Cnobbaert, 1639

Callot Lux Claustri Paris: Langlois, 1646

------------------------- Emblesmes. Sur la vie de la Mere de Dieu Paris: Audran, n.d.

Camerarius, Georgius Emblemata Amatoria Venice: Tozzi, 1627

First and only Latin edition.

Camerarius, Joachim Symbolorum et emblematum centuriae Nuremberg: Voegelin, 1605

------------------------ Symbolorum et emblematum centuriae Nuremburg: 1590-1604

Another edition, Frankfurt: Ammon, J., 1654.

--------------------------Violenta Nocent 1590-1604

A German edition of the present book in 1671.

--------------------------Symbolorum ac Emblematum Ethico-Politicorum Mainz: Bourgeat, 1697

Third Mainz edition and the first to contain new circular emblems.

-------------------------Symbolorum ac Emblematum Ethico-Politicorum Centuriae Quatuor Mainz: Bourgeat, 1712

--------------------------Emblemata Amatoria Venetiis: P.P. Tozzi, 1627

Inspired on the love-emblems by Crispyn de Passe, from his "Tronus Cupidinis" and his "Fons Amoris"

Camilli, Camillo Tratto primi e secondo del Memoriale della Vita Christiana Venice: Angelieri, 1587

22 zilographic emblem like illustrations 

-------------------------Imprese Illustri di Diversi, coi Discorsi Venice: Francesco Ziletti, 1586

Capilla, A. Myrothecium exercitiorum Munich: Konig, 1623

Caseneuve, L. de Hieroglyphicorum et medicorum emblematum Dodekakrunos Lyon: Frellon, 1626

Cassiani Fortezza reale del Cuore Humano Modena: Cassiani 1628

Cats, Jakob Maechden-plicht ofte amp der ionck-vrouwen Middleburgh: Hans vander Hellen, 1618

-----------------------Silenus Alcibiadis Middelburg: Hellenii, 1618

-----------------------Proteus ofte Minne-beelden Rotterdam: van Waesberge, 1627

The only edition of Proteus published in 4to format and containing Cats' love-emblems with the addition of their English translation done by Josuah Sylvester. Another edition, Amsterdam: Willem Blaeu, 1630.

-----------------------Spiegel van den Ouden ende Nieuwem Tijdt Gravenhage: Burchoorn, 1632

-----------------------and Farley Moral Emblems New York: Appleton, 1860

-----------------------Ouderdom Amsterdam: Jan Jacobsz / Schipper, 1655-6

Schipper published the collection simultaneously in quarto and folio editions

------------------------Emblemata Amsterdam: Blaeuw, 1622

<----------------------- Emblemata moralia et aeconomica Rotterdam: 1627

------------------------Zinne- en minne Amsterdam: 1660
------------------------Houwelyck Middelburgh: Vande Venne, 1625
--------------Werelts begin, midden, eynde Dordrecht, Van Esch, 1637

Another edition, Amsterdam: E. Visscher, 1729.

Cautley G.S. A century of Emblems London: Macmillan, 1876

Cebes, Thebano che in una tavola dipinta philosophicamente mostra... Venice: Marcolini, 1538

Another edition, Parma: 1793.

Chalmers, George Emblemata amatoria Venice: Tozzi, 1627

Chesneau, Augustin Emblemes Sacrez Paris: Lambert, 1667

------------------------Orpheus Eucharisticus Paris: Lambert, 1657
------------------------Devises. Et emblemes D'Amour Moralisez Paris: Olivier & Boissevin, 1658

Cholmondeley, Alice Emblems London: Smith, Elder & Co., 1875

Cicogna, Michele Paradiso dell'anima amante Venice: Giacomo, 1675

Nine illustrations modeled on Van Veen's Emblems of Divine Love.

Collaert, Adriaen Sacrum Sanctuarium Crucic et Patientiae Crucifi xorum et Cruciferorum... Antwerp: Balthasar Moretus for Plantin, 1634

Only edition of this Jesuit emblem book on the symbolism of the cross and the suffering of the crucified.

Collins, Jess Emblems for Robert Duncan San Jose: Museum of Art, 1990

Cologne (College S. J.) Annus Saecularis Societatis Iesu Cologne: 1618

Combe, Thomas The Theater of Fine Devices London: Field, 1614

Translation of La Perrière’s Le theatre des bons engins. ln The English Emblem Tradition, vol. 2, ed. Peter M. Daly. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1993

Coopmans, Leeuwarden An Adaptoin of Flitner 1634

Translation of La Perrière’s Le theatre des bons engins

Coornhert, D.V. Recht Ghebruycke ende Misbruyk Leyden: Plantin, 1585.

Another edition, Amsterdam: Pietersz, 1610; Another edition Amsterdam: Pietersz, 1620

-----------------------Emblemata Moralia Arnheim: Petrus, 1609

First Latin trans.

Cousin Jean Le Livre de Fortune Paris: Librarie de l'Art Paris, 1883

Corrozet, Gilles Hecatongraphie Paris: Janot 1540

Second edition Paris: Janot 1543

------------------------Le Tableau de Cebès Paris: Corrozet, 1543

Coustau, Pierre Pegma Lyons: Bonhomme, 1555

A second edition, Paris: Bonhomme, 1560. Second edition of the French translation of emblems, first of the "Narrations Philosophiques" in French.

Covarrubias y Horozco, Sebastian Emblemas Morales Madrid: Luis Sanchez, 1610

Another edition, Madrid: 1610, and reprinted, Madrid: 1978.

Cramer, Daniel Decades Quatuor Emblematum Sacrorum Frankfurt: Hoffmann, 1617

-----------------------Emblemata sacra Frankfurt: Jennisi, 1624

-----------------------Emblemata moralia nova Frankfurt: Jennisi, 1630

Crouch Delights for the Ingenious London: Printed for Nath. Crouch, 1684

Other editions, 1721; 1732.

Custos, R. Emblemata amoris Augsburg: J. Schulthes, 1622

Cuvelier, Michel Scala salutis Cologne: 1650

David, Jan Duodecima Specula Antwerp: Plantin, 1610 

-----------------------Veridicus Christianus Antwerp: Plantin, 1601

Some copies have four sheets of music and a working volvelle.

-----------------------Icones ad Veridicum Christianum Antwerp: Philip Galle, 1601

-----------------------Typis Occasionis Antwerp: 1603, 1605

-----------------------Occasio arrepta Antwerp: Plantin, 1605

12 superb full-page engravings by Theodore Galle. Each of the finely executed emblems shows the goddess Opportunity (Occasio).

------------------------Specchio dell'Occasione Rome: 1606

------------------------Paradisus Sponsi et Sponsae Anwerp: Plantin, 1607

Delafosse, Jean-Charles Algemeen kunstenaars handboek Amsterdam: J.W. Smit, 1785

New edition of the author's Iconologie Historique 1768 with a parallel French-Dutch translation

Dene, Edewaert de De Warachtighe Fabulen der Dieren Bruges: P. de Clerck, 1567

First emblem book printed in Dutch

Dilherr, J.M. Heilig-Epistolischer Bericht, Licht, Geleit und Freud Nürnberg: J.A. Endtern und Wolffgang d. Jüngern Seel. Erben, 1663

--------------------------Augen- und Hertzens-Lust. Das ist Emblematische Fürstellung der Sonn- und Festtäglichen Evangelien Nürnberg: J.A. Endtern und Wolffgang d. Jüngern Seel. Erben, 1661

Dorp, Frederick van Stichtelycke gedichten The Hague: Jacobus de Putter, 1679

Drexel, Jeremiah Mortis Nuntius Cologne: Cornel, 1633

--------------------------Zodiacus Christianus Formis: Bergia, 1618

Another edition, Cologne: Cornelius ab Egmond, 1634. Another edition, Munich 1618, with English trans.; Other eds., 1622; 1624; 1632; Another ed., London: 1647.

--------------------------De aeternitate considerationes Munich: 1620

--------------------------Heliotropium Munich: Leyssesum, 1627

First edition. Another ed., Munich: Heinrich, 1627; Another ed., Munich: 1629.

--------------------------Gymnasium patientiae Munich, 1630

5th edition Munich: Segen, 1631

---------------------------Recta Intentio Cologne: Egmond, 1634

---------------------------Orbis Phaëthon Munich: Sadeles, 1629

First edition. Another ed., Cologne: Egmond, 1629; Other eds., 1631, 1634, 1635.

--------------------------The Considerations of Drexilius upon Eternitie, Ralph Winterton, trans. Cambridge: Daniel, 1641

Winterton was a fellow at King's College Cambridge 1632.

---------------------------Antigrapheus sive Conscientia Hominis Cologne: Kalcovius, 1683

Another edition, Cnobbart, 1655.

---------------------------Emblemata amatoria London: l'Amoureux, ca. 1690

---------------------------Infernus damnatorum carcer et rogus aeternitas pars II Mainz: Cornelium Leysserium, 1631

Drijfhout A.E XXIV Emblemata dat zijn zinne-beelden Bussum, 1932

Woodcuts by MC Escher 24 Emblems 25 signed copies 300 unsigned.

Du Choul, Guillaume Discours de la Religion des Anciens Romains Lyon: Rouille, 1681

Dwiggins, W.A. A Bakers' Dozen of Emblems Electra, 1935 

Elger, Willem den Zinne-beelden der liefde Amsterdam, J. Roman de jonge, 1732

Emblemata anniversaria Academiae Noribergensis Nurnberg: A. Wagenmann, 1617

Engl Sapientia Politica Symbola Salzburg: Mayr, 1707

Engelgrave, Hendrik Lux evangelica Antwerp, 1648

Part I only. Cologne: 1655 Parts I+II

---------------------------Caeleste Pantheon Amsterdam: 1659

Another edition. A third part was subsequently published.

Epiphanius Tou Hagiou Patros hemos Epiphaniou Rome: Aloysius Zanetti 1587.

First edition 1587, reprinted by Plantin, 1588.

Escher, M.C. Emblemata 1932

See Drijfhout.

Fabricii, P. Delle allusioni, imprese, et emblemi... Rome: B. Grassi, 1588

Faernus, Gabriel Centum fabulae Leiden: 1600

Farley, Robert Lychnocausia or Lights moral emblems London: Sparkes,1638

---------------------Kalendarium Humanae Vitae London: Hope, 1638

See also Cats, 1860.

Faust R Princeps christiano-politicus septem donis Vienna: Rickhes 1658

De la Faye, Antoine Emblemata et Epigrammata Miscellanea Geneva: Chouet, 1610 

Fernández de Heredia, Juan Francisco Trabajos y Afanes de Hércules, Floresta de Sentencias y Exemplos Madrid: Sanz, 1682

Ferrari, Giovanni Battista De Florum Cultura libri IV Rome: Stefano Paulino, 1633

Contains six allegorical full-page illustrations.

Ferrer de Valdecebro, Andres Moral y Politico Madrid: Carrera, 1668

Second edition Madrid 1680; Barcelona: 1696; Madrid: 1728

Finlay, Ian Hamilton and Costl Heroic Emblems Vermont: Z Press, 1977

--------------------------Romances Emblems Enigmas Lanark: Wild Hawthorn Press, 1980

Flamen, Albert Devises et Emblesmes d'Amour Paris: Remy, 1648

Second edition, Paris: Oliver Varennes, 1653. Praz says that this 1653 is the first edition.

Flitner, Johann Nebulo Nebulonum Frankfurt: de Zetter, 1620

1st ed of this emblematic adaptation of Thomas Murner’s Schelmunzunfft 1512
33 odes on aspects of society; following in concept the Ship of Fools
2nd ed Leuuwarden: Coopmans 1634-6 

Fraunce, Abraham Insignium, Armorum, Emblematum London: Orwin, 1588

(Book of Arms Hieroglyphs, Symbols and Emblems)

Fredro, Andrea Maximiliano Peristromata Paris: Boisseuin, 1658

Polish emblem book.

Freytag, Arnold Mythologica Ethica Antwerp: Plantin, 1587 

A manuscript English translation by Arthur Golding A Moral Fable-talk   It contained animal fables many used by Whitney 

-----------------------Viridarium moralis philosophiae Cologne: Georgius Mutingus, 1594

4to. 125 fine etched plates, 107 of which are certainly by Marcus Gheeraerts

Furmer, Bernard G. (Dirck Volkertsz Coornhert) Emblematum liber Antwerp: Chr. Plantin, 1575

Furmerus De Rerum Usu et Abusu Antwerp: Plantin, 1575

Galle, Philippe and Kiel, Cornelis Icones Illustrium feminarum veteris testamenti [bound with] Prosopographia, sive virtutum...delineatio Antwerp: ca. 1590s

Gallner Regula Emblematica Sancti Vienna: Trattner, 1780

Gambart, Adrien La vie symbolique du bienheureux François de Sales, evesque et prince de Genève Paris: 1664

Another edition Vida simbolica Madrid: Antonio Roman, 1688.

Garau, Francisco El Sabio Instruido de la Naturaleza Madrid: 1679

--------------------- El Olimpo del Sabio Instruido de la Naturaleza Barcelona: 1691

--------------------- Tercera Parte del Sabio Instruido de la Naturaleza Madrid: 1700

--------------------- El Sabio Instruido de la Gracia, I-II Barcelona: 1703

Gatty, Margaret A Book of Emblems London: Bell & Daldy, 1872

Gauld, Peter A Book of Emblems Ipswich: The Basement Press, 1998

Golding, Arthur A Moral Fable-talk San Fransisco: Arion Press, 1987

Geiger, Malachi Microcosmus Hypochondriacus Munich: Straub, 1652

With six engraved plates by Kilian

Gessi, Berlingiero La spada di honore libro primo Bologna: Barbieri's Heir, 1671

Giarda, Cristoforo Icones Symbolicae Milan: Bidellium, 1628

Gil da Gama, Leonarda Reyno de Babylonia Lisbon, 1749

Gill, Eric & Douglas Pepler Emblems Ditchling: D. Pepler & E. Gill, 1916

Reprinted in 1929. 11 woodcuts by Eric Gill.

Gille, Paris Corona Gratulatoria Salzburg: J.B. Mayr, 1681

Ginther, Antonius Speculum Amoris & Doloris Augsburg: Josephi Gruber, 1706

Another ed., 1743.

---------------------Mater amoris et doloris Augustae Vindelicorum: Veith, 1741

Third edition.

Glarus, J.M.F. Confusio Disposita Augsburg: 1725

Gomberville, Marin Leroy de La doctrine des moeurs Paris: La Gras, 1688

Another edition, Saubron: 1684; An unacknowledged copy of Van Veen's Emblemata Horatiana.

-----------------------La doctrine des moeurs Paris: Sevestre, 1646

The Doctrine of Morality London: Bell, 1721. Another edition, La Doctrine de Moeurs, Paris: Jacques Le Gras, 1685.

Goodeys, Sir Henry The Mirror of Maiestie London, Iones, 1619

Emblems. Only 2 copies.

Gossner, Johannes Evangelist The Heart of Man. Temple of God. Habituation of Satan. Represented in 10 Emblematical Figures Harrisburg, PA: Scheffer, 184?

Original. Another ed., Merz, 1812. Another ed., 1824.

Goulart, Simon Théâtre du Monde Amsterdam: de Wesel, 1657

First edition 1655.

Graauwhart, H. Leerzame zinnebeelden Dordecht: A. Blussé, 1764

First edition, Amsterdam: Ratellran, 1704; other eds., 1727, 1758.

Graz (College, S. J.) Annus primus imperii Austriaci... Graz: 1638

Green, Henry Whitney's Choice of Emblemes London: Lovell Reeve & Co., 1866

-------------------------- Fountains of Alciat Manchester: Holbein Society, 1870

-------------------------- Shakespeare and the Emblem Writers London: Trubner & Co., 1870

Gros de Saint Joyre, René Anagrammata emblematica sive figurae verbis anagrammaticis Lyons: sumptibus auctoris, 1675

Guéroult, Guillaume Le Premier Livre des Emblems Lyons: Arnoullet, 1550

Guzmán, Francisco de Triumphos Morales Alcalá de Henares, 1565

Hachenburg, Paul Philothei symbola Christiana 1677

Hachtenberg, Laurence Mikrokosmos Antwerp: de Iode, 1579

Haecht Goidtsenhoven, Laurens van Parvus Mundus Antwerp: Gerardt de Iode, 1584

Second printing. Another edition, Antwerp: 1579; Another ed. Antwerp: Keerbergii, 1592.

-------------------------Mikrokosmos - Parvus Mundi Antwerp: Gerardum de Jode, 1579

Another edition in German: Frankfurt: 1619.

Haeften, Benedictus van Schola cordis 1629
------------------------Regia via crucis Plantin-Moretus, 1635

First edition. Engraved title page was designed by Peter Paul Reubens. First edition 1629. Another ed., Antwerp: H. & J.B. Verdussen, 1663

-------------------------Regia Via Crucis Moreti, Balthazar, 1635

-------------------------Le Chemin Royal de la Croix, R.P. Didac, trans. Lyons: Besson, 1676

Haesteno Camino Real de la Cruz Valladolid: Godinez, 1721

Hall, John Sparkles of Divine Love London: Daniels, 1648

Adaption of Hoyer, M..

Hall, Joseph The Imprese of God 1621

A treatise on emblem theory. See, he said, “the ancient use of heraldry in the scriptures, that part especially which concerns Inscriptions; as on coyns, shields, ensigns.”

Halsey, Alan An Alphabet of Emblems Market Drayton: 1987

Hamilton Finlay, Ian and Costley, Ron Heroic emblems Ed. Stephen Bann Calais: 1977

Hawkins, Henry Patheneia Sacra Rouen: Cousturier, 1633

------------------------Hymns London: Cousturier, 1634

Hazeu, Johannes Kinder-Pligt en Zinnebeelden Amsterdam: Willem van Vliet, 1789, 1799

The third and second editions, of a famous children's emblem book and one of the most popular early children's books in the Netherlands edition of 1799

Heinsius, Daniel Poemata Amsterdam: Willem Janssen, 1616

-----------------------Lof-Sanck van Iesus Christus Amsterdam: Blasow, 1622

First edition. Another ed., Amsterdam J.J. Schipper, 1650.

First edition published by Petrus Scriverius in 1616.

-------------------------Het Ambacht van Cupido Leiden: 1595

-------------------------Emblemata amatoria Amsterdam: Pietersz, 1608

Multpile further editions.

de Herrera, Perez Discursos del Amparo de los Legitimos Pobres Madrid 1598

10 Emblems

Herzelles, Guillaume-Philippe de Applausus emblematicus Antwerp: Widow of Hieronymus Verdussen, 1743

Booklet with four emblems with long explanatory poems and 'Chronicon's' chronograms, two verses dated 1743

Hesius, Guilielmus Antwerp: Plantin-Moreti, 1636

This edition does not appear to have a title. 116 woodcuts.

-------------------------Emblemata sacra de Fide Spe. Charitate Antwerp: Plantin-Moreti, 1636

Heyns, Zach Emblemes Chrestienes et Morales Rotterdam: Pieter van Waesberge, 1625

Hillaire, I. Speculum heroicum Utrecht: Chr. de Passe, 1613

Illustrated by de Passe and usually catalogued under this name.

Hiltebrandt, Gustav Adolph Bilder Schatz Inn Theologischen Moralischen Historischen Politischen Chimund Alchimistischen Frankfurt: Bourgeat, 1674

Hoburgh, Chr Levendige herts-theologie Amsterdam: n.p., 1686

First edition. Another edition, Verheydens, 1736.

von Hohberg Lust and Artzeney-Garten 1675

A translation into German of the Psalter with music added for each Psalm + a prayer plus a double Emblem

Holmes, William, and John W. Barber Religious Emblems New Haven: John Barber; New York: M. W. Dodd; Boston: Crocker & Brewster, 1849

Holmes Chr, William, and John W. Barber Religious Emblems Cincinnati: Henry Howe, 1857

Holtzwart, Mathias Emblematum Tyrocinia Strasbourg: Jobin, 1581

The first German emblem book

Hooft, P.-C. Emblemata Amatoria Amsterdam: Ianszoon, 1611

Second edition Amsterdam: Wilem Janszoon (Blaeu), 1618. The most precious of all Dutch Emblem books.

Hooghe, R. de. Hieroglyphica Amsterdam: van der Woude, 1735

Another edition, Amsterdam: Arkee und Merkus, 1744.

Hoogstraten, F. Van Het Voorhof der Ziele Rotterdam, F. van Hoogstraeten, 1668

60 fine engraved emblems in text by Romeyn de Hooghe. (16), 199, (9) pp.
Another ed. Rotterdam: Solmans, 1698
Another ed. Amsterdam: Bosch, 1725

Horozco y Covarrubius, Juan de Emblemas morales Segovia: de la Cuesta, 1589 

Another edition (edition optimo), Segovia, 1591. Another ed., 1604

--------------------------Sacra Symbola Agrigento: 1601

Houbraken, Arnold Stichtelyke Zinnebilden Amsterdam: Barents, 1723 

Howe, Susan Bed Hangings New York: Granary Books, 2001

Hoyer, Michael Flammulae Amoris Antwerp: Aertssens, 1629

Hugo, Hermann Pia Desideria Antwerp: Aertssenius, 1624

Another edition, Antwerp: Aertssenius, 1628
Another edition, Reims: Constant, 1635. 16mo. Rather crude printing. Unillustrated.; Another edition, New Haven: S. Babcock, 1636; Another edition, Antwerp: 1676.; Another edition, London: R & J Bonwicke, 1712. English by Edm. Arwaker; Another edition, Otto Vaenius, 1790.

Another edition, Antwerp: J.B. Verdussen, 1740

English edition: Pia desideria: or, Divine addresses, in three books. Englished by Edm. Arwaker, M.A. The third edition, corrected. London: Bonwicke 1702

-----------------------(Via Piae Animae.. des Hermann Hugo Ed. Rödter, G.D., Lang, 1992)

--------------------------Pieux Desirs Imités des Latins Antwerp: Jean Cnobbart, 1627

First French edition. Translated by P.I. Jurisconsult.

--------------------------Affectos Divinos con Emblemas Sagrados, Pedro de Salas, S.J., trans. Valladolid, 1658

Hulsius, Bartholomaeus Den onderganck des Roomschen Arents Amsterdam: Crispijn vande Passe, 1642

--------------------------Emblemata Anniversaria Nurembug: Levin Hulsius, 1597

Another edition, 1631

Iglesia, Nicolás de la Flores de Miraflores: Geroglíico Sagrados Burgos: 1659

Isselburg, Peter Emblamata politica Nuremburg: 1640

First ed., 1617

Izquierdo, Sebastián Práctica de los Excercisos Espirituales de Nuestro Padre San Ignacio Rome: 1675

Another edition, Rome: 1695; other eds., 1673; 1678.

-------------------------- Les Justes Sentimens de la Piete Paris: Edmee Couterot, 1684

Hugo, Herman, and Mme Guyon L'Ame amante de son Dieu representée dans les Emblèmes... Cologne: Jean de la Pierre, 1717

Another edition, Paris: Chez les Libraries Associés, 1790.

Jansen, Anthony Zinnebeelden Amsterdam: Justus Dankerts, 1683

Emblematic representation of Horace by Otto Vaenius in Latin, French, and Dutch.

Jenkinson, Megan Under the Aegis: The Virtues Fortuna Press, 1995

Jenner, Thomas The Soules Solace London: Jenner, 1626

--------------------------The Path of Life London: Jenner, 1656

Junius, Hadrianus Emblemata Antwerp: Plantin, 1565

Antwerp: 1566, 1569, 1585, 1640, 1662, 1902 with a foreword by Mas Rooses. Dutch text of the emblems with illustrations from Plantin's original woodblocks in an edition of 100.
French: Plantin 1567, 1568, 1570, 1575
Flemish: Gillis 1567, 1575

-------------------------Hadriani Junii Medici Emblamata. Eiusdem Aenigmatum Libellus Antwerp: Plantin, 1575

Also contains enigmas. Another edition 1585.

Kelm, Daniel E Neo-Emblemata Nova Easthampton: 1990

Ketten Apelles Symbolicus Amsterdam: Janissonio-Waesbergios, 1699

Klinkhammer, Govert Stichtelyke Zinnebeelden en Bybel... 1756

Knesebeck, Franz Dreistandige Sinnbilder Braunschweig: Bruno, 1643

Koning, M. Lexicon hieroglyphicum sacro-profanum Dordrecht & Amsterdam, J. van Braam & G. onder de Linden, 1722-1727

Kraus, Johann Ulrich Heilige Augen and Gemuths Lust Augsburg: Krausen, 1706
(This comes from the only known copy of Kraus where all the images have been hand colored)

Kreihing, Johann Emblemata ethico-politica carmine explicata Antwerp: Jacobus Meursius, 1661

Krul Pampiere wereld ofte wereldsche oeffeninge Amsterdam: Widow of Schipper, 1681

Third edition of this collection of love poems

Labbé, Pierre, S. J. Elogia sacra, theologica, et philosophica, regio, eminentia, illustria, historica, politica, miscillanea. Grenoble: Philippe Charuys, 1664

La Feuille, Daniel de Essay d'un Dictionnaire contenant la Connoissance du Monde Amsterdam: Jacobus van Wesel, 1700

Another edition Amsterdam: De la Feuille, 1700

Lang, Joseph Loci communes, sive florilegium rerum et materiarum...Additus est index fabularum, emblematum ac symbolarum Strasbourg: heirs of Josiah Rihelius, 1613

Contains a commonplace index of the emblems of Camerarius and Alciato.

La Perrière La Morosophie Lyons: Bonhomme, 1553

First illustrated edition. First edition was 1536.

-----------------------Le Theatre de Bons Engins Paris: Janot, 1539 

12 subsequent editions in 44 years.

La Rue, Charles de. Idyllia Paris: Benard, 1672

Probably the second edition.

------------------------Carminum libri quatuor Venice: baseggio, 1699

5th edition (2nd illustrated) Paris: S. Bernard's widow, 1688. Another edition Paris: 1680 & Idyllia Rouen: 1669

Lebeus-Batillius/strong> Dionysius, Emblemata Frankfurt: 1596

Illustrated second edition.

Lebey, Batilly de Emblemata Frankfurt: de Bry, 1596

See Boissard.

Leenheer, Joannes de Mystica sub solis imagine emblematice expressa n.p., 1681

Le Jay, G. F. Le Triomphe de la Religion Paris: Martin, 1687

Leopold, J. F. Emblematische Lust-Cabinet Augsburg: 1700

50 copper plates of emblems.

Leu, Thomas de Solitudo sive vitae patrum eremicolarum Paris: Thomas de Leu, 1606

Lopez, Diego Declaración magistral sobre las Emblemas de Andrés Alciato Nájera: Mongastón, 1615

Lucarini, Alcibiade Imprese dell'Offitioso Accademico... Siena: Ercole Gori, 1628-29

First edition.

Luyken, Jan De zedelyke en stichtelyke gezangen Amsterdam: Arentz & Sys, 1709

Second edition of this collection of Dutch songs. First edition 1704.

-----------------------De onwaardige Wereld Amsterdam: Arentz, 1710

-----------------------Spiegel van het Menselyk Bedryf Amsterdam: Nicolaus Visscher, 1694

Second edition, published in the same year as the first, of this celebrated work (entirely engraved), showing in very fine engravings one hundred arts and crafts, as practiced at the end of the seventeenth century. Other editions Amsterdam: van der Sys, 1718 & 1730

-----------------------Vonken der Liefde Jezus Amsterdam: Kornelius vander Sys, 1717

-----------------------Beschouwing der Wereld Amsterdam: de Wed, Arentz & van der Sys, 1708

-----------------------De Bykorf de Gemoeds Amsterdam: Arentz and Van der Sys, 1711

-----------------------Des Menschen begin, Midden en Einde... Amsterdam: heirs of F. Houttuyn, 1782

First published 1712.

Luyken, Jan, Pieter Langendyk, and Class Bruin Tafereelen der eerste christenen Amsterdam: de Groot & Rykof, 1740

Second edition (first: 1722 in 4to).

Luzon de Millares, Alejandro Idea politica veri Christiani Brussels: Foppens, 1664

Second issue, 1665.

Luzvic, Etienn Cor Deo Devotum Jesu Pacifici Salomonia Thronus Regius Antwerp: Aertssen, 1630

Another ed., 1626. See Praz 407 for publishing history.

Maccio, Paulo Emblemata Bologna: Ferronius, 1628

First edition.

Majero Emblemata Oppenheim: Galleri, 1618

Major, Johann Daniel Emblemata de purpura 1671

Maier, Michael (1568 - 1622) Atalanta Fugiens Oppenheim: de Bry, 1617/18 

50 emblems each with a musical composition of his own. 1687 

----------------------------Secretioris Naturae Secretorum Scrutinum Chymicum... Frankfurt: Johann Philip Andrea for Georg Heinrich Oehrling, 1688

Mallery, Karel van Sacrum Oratorium Piarum Imaginum Antwerp: Balthasar Moretus for Plantin, 1634

de Mallery, Philip Typus Mundi Antwerp: Cnobbaert, 1627

Manasser, Daniel Poesia tacens, Pictura loquens Dillingen: 1630

Book derived from David's Occasio Arrepta.

Mannich, Johann Sacra emblemata Nuremburg: 1624

Marolles, Michel de Tableaux du Temple des Muses Paris: Sommaville, 1655

Martin, J. Le Paradis Terrestre, ou Emblemes Sacrez de la Solitude Paris: Jean Henhault, 1655

Martinet Emblesmes Royales Paris: 1673

64 Emblems

Martinus, S. Brunone Vertumnus vanitatis Augsburg: Lotter für Pfeffel, 1725

Masen, Jacob Speculum Imaginum Cologne: Kinchii, 1650

Subtitled ‘exhibiting Symbols, Emblems, Hieroglyphs, Aenigmas’

---------------------------Dux viae ad vitam puram Trier: 1667

Maupertuy, Drouet de Sentimens d'un Chrétien touché d'un veritable amour de Dieu Paris: Garnier, 1758

Maximilian II / Bavaria Fortitudo leonine Munich: heirs of Johannes Jaecklin, 1715

First edition of a lavish emblem-portrait book celebrating Maximilian II, 1662-1726

Mendo, Andrés (S.J.) Príncipe perfecto y ministros ajustados, documentos políico y morales Lyons: 1662

Menestrier, Claude-François L’Art des Emblèmes Lyons: Coral 1662

Second edition Paris: de la Caille, 1684

----------------------------Histoire du Roy Louis le Grand Paris: I.B. Nolin 1689

 Second edition (1st: 1691)

----------------------------La Philosophie des Images Enigmati Lyons: Hilaire Baritel, 1694

---------------------------Philosophia imaginum id est Sylloge symbolorum Amsterdam & Dantzig: Waesbergios, 1695

Latin adaptation of Philosophie des images Paris: de la Caille, 1682

---------------------------Traite de Tournois

Mercier, Jean Emblemata Bourges, 1592

Merian, M. Verscheyden Playsante Lantschappen Amsterdam: c1650

M(ico), E(dward) Ashrea or the Grove of Beatitudes London: WP, 1665

Moerman, Johannes Sedighe Onderwiisen der Creaturen Antwerp, Jacob Mesens, 1649

-------------------------Apologi Creaturarum Antwerp: Christopher Plantin & Gerard de Jode, 1584

The Most distinguished illustrations of the period in the Netherlands

Montalbo, Francisco Antonio de Noticias fúnebres de las Exequias de María Luisa, Reina de las Españas Palermo: n.p. 1689

Montenay, Georgette de Emblemes ou Devises Chretiennes Lyons: Marcorelle, 1571

First emblem book by a woman and first specifically on a Christian subject.
Another edition Emblematum Christianorum Centuria Zurich: Froschauer, 1584

-------------------------Livres d’armoiries Frankfurt: Vinchei, 1619

English edition A Book of Armes Mayn: Vnckels, 1619

Monzón, Francisco de Norte de Ydiotas Lisbon: de Colonia, 1563

Murer, Christoph XL emblemata miscella nova Zurich: Johann Rudolf Wolff, 1622

First edition. Name also spelled Maurer.

Murner, Thomas tr. Johannes Flitner Nebulo nebulonum Frankfurt: 1620

Second edition

Mylius, Johann Philosophia reformata 1622 

Emblem book with alchemy.

Nadal, Jerónimo Evangelicae historiae imagines Antwerp: 1593

van der Noot, A Theatre for Voluptuous Worldlings London: Bynneman, 1569

First edition, Met Theatre oft Toon-neel, 15 .

Núñez, de Cepeda, Francisco (S.J.) Idea de el Buen Pastor copiada por los sanctos doctores representada en empresas Lyons: Editio Optima, 1688

Offelen, Heinrich Devises et emblemes, anciennes & modernes 4th Ed. Augspurg : Erben, 1699

Another edition, Amsterdam: Feuille, 1712

Oppelt, Johannes Pax monarchiae internae Prague: Fitzky, 1730

Oraeus, Henricus Viriadarum hieroglyphico-Morale Frankfurt: Zetter, 1619

-------------------------Aeroplastes Theosphicus Frankfurt: Zetter, 1619 

Ortí, Marco Antonio Siglo cuarto de la conquista de Valencia Valencia: 1640

Ortiz, Lorenzo (S.J.) Memoria, entendimiento y voluntad. Empresas que enseñan y persuaden su buen uso en lo moral y en politico Seville: de Blas, 1677

-------------------------Ver, oir, oler, gustar, tocar. Empresas que enseñan y persuaden su buen uso en lo politico y en moral Lyons: Brugieres, 1687

Pallavicini, Ferrante Devises & emblems d'amour, ancienes & modernes Amsterdam: Feuille, 1696

Passe, Crispyn de Thronus Cupidinis Amsterdam: Wilhelmus Jansz. Blaeu, 1630

2nd edition augmented. 1st edition 1617. Also further editions.

-------------------------Les vrais pourtraits des plus grandes dames Amsterdam: Joost Broersz, 1640

First edition

Peacham, Henry Minerva Britanna or a Garden of Heroical Devises London: Dighe, 1612

Facsimile ed. Menston: Scolar Press, 1973 (1969)

Pereira, Juan de Solórzano emblemata centium regio-politica Madrid: 1651

Pere, Capucin Les Emblemes D'Amour Divin et Huma Iean, 1631

Perez, Antonio Retrato al vivo del natural de la fortuna Paris: Rhodanusia, 1625

Perez, de Herrera, Christóbal, Proverbios morales y consejos cristianos Madrid: n.p., 1618

Pers, Dirck Pieterszoon Bellerophon, of Lust tot Wiisheit Amsterdam: 1641

First ed., 1614

Pfann, Johann Biblische Emblemata und Figüren Nuremburg: 1626

Pfeffel, Johann Andreas Guldene Aepfel in Silbernen Schalen Augsburg: Christoph Peter Detleffsen, 1746

Philokalus, Philomusus (Albert Van Twist) Cyprus (Leyden?): Mirtillo, 1721

Editio princeps of an emblematic almanac, actually a compilation of texts devoted to love and love emblems. Albert van Twist (1699-ca. 1748), published under the pseudonym Philomusus Philokalus.

Philotheus, Karl Ludwig Symbola Christiana Frankfurt: J.P. Zubrod, 1677

First edition. Another edition, Leida: Gelder, 1682.

Picinelli, Filippo Mondo Symbolico Milan: Mognagha, 1653

Another edition Venice: Pezzana, 1670
Another edition, Milan: Vigone, 1680 /> Another edition Cologne: Hermann Demen, 1681
Another edition Cologne: Hermann Demen, 1687
Another edition Milan: Vigone, 1669
Another edition 1694

Pietrasanta, Silvestro Symbola heroica Antwerp: Moreti, 1634

Second edition. First edition. Another edition, Amsterdam: Wetstenium, 1682

Pictor, George Theologica Mythologica Antwerp: Michaelem Hillerium, 1532

Pigot, Richard Moral Emblems with Aphorisms, Adages, and Proverbs, of All Ages and Nations, from Jacob Cats and Robert Farlie York: Appleton & Co., 1860

Place, William Ashrea London: WP, 1665 .

Small English Emblem book with 8 plates by John Chantry 

Plemp, Cornelis Gijsbertszon Emblemata quinquaginta Amsterdam: Joannes Walschart (Hans Walschaert), 1616

Another edition, 1617.

Plengg, JB Piae Considerationes Vienna: np 1672

Plates had appeared in Sucquets Via Vitae Aeternae Antwerp: 1620 

Poiners, A., ed. Afbeeldmghe van d'Eerste Eevwe der Antwerp: Plantin, 1640

Poirters, Adrianus Het Masker vande Wereldt Antwerp: Cnobbaerts [1646]

-----------------------Den Alderheylichsten Naem voor een Antwerp: Cnobbaert, 1647

-----------------------Het duyfken in de steen-rotse Antwerp: 1657

Pona, Francesco Cardiomorphoseos sive ex corde desumpta emblemata sacra Verona: Superiorum permissu, 1645

dos Prazeres, Jo%atilde;o O principe dos patriarcas Lisbon, 1683

Probst Trojano regio Paridi Augsburg: ca. 1724

Quarles, Francis Emblems, Divine and Moral London: Miller, 1635

First edition. Another edition, London: Eglesfield, 1635. Another edition by Gillyflower Freeman, 1696. Another edition, London: Nutt, 1718. Another edition, London: Bettesworth, 1723. Another edition, London : Midwinter, 1736. Another edition, London: Chiswick, 1818. Another edition London: Milton, 1839

--------------------Hieroglyphiques and the Life of Man London: Marriot, 1638

--------------------Emblems with the Hieroglyphicks London : M.G. and W.F., 1696

Querck , Ignatius Acta S. Ignatii de Loyola Vienna: 1698

Raicsani, Johann Itinerarium Athei ad Veritatis Vienna: Kürner, 1704

Second Edition. First edition Vienna, 1676.

R. B. 1632?-1725(?) Choice emblems, divine and moral 6th ed. London, E. Parker, 1732

Reifenberg, Justus Emblemata Politica Amsterdam: 1632

Rem, Georg Emblemata Politica Nuremburg: 1640

Reinzer, Franz Meterologia Philosophico-Politica 1697

2nd ed Augsburg: Wolff, 1709. 3rd ed Augsburg: Wolff, 1712

Remón, Alonso Discursos elógios y apologéticos. Empresas y divisas sobre san Pedro de Nolasco Madrid: n.p. 1627

Reusner, Nicholas Emblemata Frankfort: Feyerabend, 1587

Used as the basis for a work of music. Another edition, Strassburg: Bernard Jobin, 1591

----------------------Picta Poesis Ovidiana Frankfurt: Spies, 1580
----------------------Aureolorum Emblematum Liber & Agalmata Strassburg: Jobin, 1587; Another edition, Strassburg: Bernard Jobin, 1591.

----------------------Symbolorum Imperatoriorum Frankfurt: Spiess, 1588

Rhenasteine, Louis Felix Arcus Triumphalis 1732

Riccio, Giuseppe Piscatio Philosophica Venice: 1662

Rodríguez de Monforte, Pedro Descripción de las honras que se hicieron a Don Felipe Quarto... Madrid: Nieto, 1666

Riga Hymnal Neu-vielvermehrtes Rigisches Gegangbuch Riga & Leipzig: Georg Mattias Nöller, 1706

This edition has been enlarged to include hymns to 1327. First ed., 1664.

Rogg, G. Encyclopaedia, oder Schau-Bühne curieuser Vorstellungen von vielerley Art aussgebildeter Kupffer-Figuren Augsburg: Maschenbauer, 1726

Rojas y Ausa, Juan de representaciones de la verdad vestida... sobre las siente Moradas de Santa Teresa de Jesús Madrid: Editio Optima, 1679

Rollenhagen, Gabriel Nucleus emblematum selectissimorum Cologne: Crispiani Passaei, 1611

First edition. Another edition, Utrecht: Crispiani Passaei, 1613. First edition had 100 emblems; 2nd edition had another 100.

First edition

Rollos, Peter Euterpae suboles 1608

Another edition, 1666.

-----------------------Vita corneliana ?1624

The plates for these erotic emblems were later reissued as Le centre d’amour.

Rouillé, Guillaume Prima (secunda) pars promptuarii iconum insigniorum a seculo hominum Lugduni: Rouillum, 1553

Ruscelli, Girolamo Le Imprese illustri Venice: Comin da Trino, 1572

Saavedra, Fajardo Idea de un Principe politico Christiano Munich: Enrico, 1640

102 emblems. Describes the government of an ideal king.
Another edition, Italian trans. of the Príncipe. Milan: Editio Optima, 1642
Another edition, Venice: 1648
Another edition, Latin trans. of the Príncipe. Brussels: 1649
Another edition, Amsterdam, Janssonius, 1651
Another edition, Valencia: Ger7oacute;nimo Villagrassa, 1655
Another edition, Amsterdam, Adam J. Jansonius, 1657.
Another edition, Amsterdam: 1659
Another edition, Paris: Fridericum Leonardum, 1660
Spanish edition trans. by J. Rou, 1668
Another edition, Cologne: J.C. Munich, 1669
Another edition, Venice: Niccolò Pezzana, 1678.
English edition The Royal Politician London: Printed for Gylliflower and Meredith, 1700
Another edition, Venice: Brigna, 1684.

-----------------------Le Prince Chrestien et Politique Amsterdam: 1668

French trans. of the Príncipe.

-----------------------The Royal Politician Represented in One Hundred Emblems London: 1700

English trans. of the Príncipe.

Sadeler, A. Theatrum morum Prague: Sesse, 1608

Sahlstedt, Abraham Magni Sinnebildskonsten Stockholm: Lorentz L. Grefing, 1758

Original and only edition of this extremely rare Swedish emblem book by the linguist Abraham Sahlstedt (1716-1776), explaining the genre of the emblem book, its history and meaning, illustrated with 128 emblems at the end

Sambucus, Johannes Emblemata Antwerp: Plantin, 1564

Another ed., Antwerp: 1566; Another ed., Antwerp: 1584, fourth ed., augmented.; Another edition, Antwerp: Plantin, 1676, 4th edition. Another edition, Antwerp, Plantin, 1599, a re-issue of the real fourth Latin edition of 1576.

-----------------------Les emblems du signeur Sambucus Antwerp: Plantin, 1576

Trans. by Jacques Grévin, based on the edition of 165 emblems of 1564.

Sandt , Maximian van der Aviarium Marianum Mainz: 1628

Sánchez de las Brozas, Francisco Francisci Sanctii Brocensis in inclyta Salmaticensi Academica Rhetoricae... Lyons: Guillaume Rouillé, 1573

Spanish translation of Alciato.

Sancta Clara, Abraham à Huy! und Pfuy! der Welt Würzburg; Nuremberg, Christoph Weigel, 1707

Sandaeus, Maximilianus Theologica Symbolica Schönwetteri, 1626 

Saubert, Johann Duodekas Emblematum Sacrorum Nürnberg: Capmoxen, 1625

This formed the source of the only Russian emblem book - see Ambodik.

Scarlatini, Octavius Homo et ejus partes figuratus et s Augsburg: Bencard, 1695

Scève, Maurice Delie Lyons: Sabon, 1544

449 Dizaines every 9 interrupted by a device  Poems called epigrams by author.  First French writer of imprese. In the style of Petrarchs sonnets.

Schim, Hendrik Bybel en Zede-Dichten Delft: Reiner Boitet, 1726

Schönberg , Mathias Das Geschäft des Menschen Munich: 1775

Schoonhovius, Florentius Emblemata Gouda: Burier, 1618

Seventy-four engraved emblems by Crispin de Passe. Another edition,Leiden: Elzevier, 1626
Another edition Amsterdam: Janssonius, 1648

Schwarz, Ignaz Imperii princeps ecclesiasticus Augsberg: 1733

Scriver, Christian Gotthold's Emblems Boston/New York: Gould & Lincoln, 1859

Sebastjan A Matre Dei Firmamentum symbolicum Lublin: for Georg Forster, 1652

A Polish eulogy on the Virgin Mary.

Sellius, Bernardus Emblemata Sacra Leiden, 1593

Senftleben, Johann Philosophia moralis Prague: 1683

Sfondrati, Coelestin Innocentia vindicata Sankt Gallen, 1695

Another edition, Monastery of St. Gall, 1698.

Smidt, Aegidius de Sinne-beelden der deughden Antwerp: 1667

Snijders, Michiel Amoris divini et humani Antwerp: Galleum, 1670

Solorzano Pereira, Johannes de Emblemata Regio-politica in centuriam una redacta Madrid: Garcia Morras, 1650

Another edition 1653.

Soto, Hernando de Emblemas Moralizadas Madrid: 1599

Stanyhurst, Wilhelm Veteris hominis Cologne: 1702

Spada, Valerio Sapientiae Pignus Amabile Philosophia Universa... Florence: Massi of Forli, 1647

A philosophical treatise on the interconnectedness of sciences. Nine large emblamatic etchings.

Sperling, Hieronymous Paridi iudicium Augsberg: 1740

Spieghel, Hendrik Laurensz Hertspieghel en andere zede-schriften Amsterdam: H. Wetstein, 1694

Spinniker, Adriaan Vervolg der Leerzaame Zinnebeelden Te Harleem, 1714

Another edition, Haarlem: Jan Bosch, 1758.

A continuation of the author's Leerzaame Zinnebeelden Haarlem: van der Vinne, 1714

Stengel, Georg Ova pashalia Munich: 1634

Stevenson, Robert Louis Moral Emblems New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1921

Sucquet, Antoine Via Vitae Aeternae Antwerp: Nutii, 1620

Another edition Antwerp: Aertissimum, 1625
Another edition ibid, 1630

Sudermann, Daniel Centuria similitudinum Strasbourg or Frankfurt: For Jacob von der Hayden, 1626

Taubillius, Dionysius Lebeus Emblemata 1596 (JJ Boissard) (B)

Taurellius, Nicolaus Emblemata Physico-Ethica Nurnberg: Kaufmann, 1595

Another ed., second edition, augmented, Nuremburg: 1602. Another ed., Halbmeyer, 1617.

Theatre d'amour Antwerp(?): O. O., Dr. u. J., ca. 1618

Praz says 1618.

Thomas Religious Emblems London: Squire, 1810

Thurston, J and Thomas, J Religious Emblems London: Ackermann, 1809

The descriptions written by the rev J. Thomas. Second edition. Another edition 1810.

Thynne, Francis Emblemes and Epigrames 1600

Tolson, Francis Hermathenae np 1740

Completely original English emblem book 60 emblems.  Mixture of religious and classical emblems with excellent and learned commentary. 

Tomasini, Giacomo Filippo Illustrium virorum elogia Padua: Pasquardum and Socium, 1630

Tory, Tr. Tableau de Cebes de Thebes Pettit, 1529 

See Cebes.

Torquatus a Frangipani Panegyricus aeternaturae gloriae Amsterdam: Konigsmarchio, 1663

Tabula cebetis - tableau de cebes tr. Corrozet 1543 this latter virtually an emblem book. Greek text 1517. Latin text by Ludovico Odasso, Bologna 1497 Bilingual text Wechel 1548  Cebes tablet  ed sandra Sider 1979 1st ed,  Cebetis thebani Tabula 1498 Paris.

Trenck, Freigerr Friedrich von der Blut-bibel 1760

500 emblems in German and French written with a nail in the author's own blood.

Typotius, Jacobus Symbola Divina & Humana Prague 1601-3

3 volumes one each in consecutive years. First separate small edition is Arnhemi: Hagius, 1666
Another edition Amsterdam: Haring, 1686

Twist, Alb Van Liefdes Almanak, Euwigduurende P. Mirtillo, 1721

Vaenius, Otto Le Spectacle de la vie Humaine La Haye: Jean Van Duren, 1755

----------------------Amorum Emblemata Antwerp: Vealia apud Auctorem, 1608

----------------------Amoris Divini Emblemata Antwerp: Nutii & Meursii, 1615

Second edition Antwerp: 'Ex Officina Plantiniana', Balthasar Moretus, 1660

----------------------Emblemata sive symbola Brussels: Hubert Antonius, 1624

----------------------Emblemata Horatiana Verdusson: 1607

Another edition Antwerp: Lisaert, 1612
In the first edition this was an illustrated collection of the sayings of Horace. The collection was of ‘Sentences, which are commonly called Emblems’.

----------------------Quinti Horatii Flacci emblemata Antwerp: Verdussen, 1607

Second edition, Antwerp: Philippus Lisaert, 1612.

------------------------Teatro moral de la vida humana en cien emblemas Brussels: 1672

Van Haeften Schola Cordis Antwerp: Verdusii, 1629

van der Veen, Jan Zinne-beelden Amsterdam: Cloppenburgh, 1642 

van der Velde, Jan Openhertighe Herten 1618-1627

Vanossi, Anton Idea sapientis, id est, Philosophiae morum Vienna: Voigtin, [1724]

Veen, Otto van Embelemes de l'Amour Divin Paris: Landry, N.D.

-------------------------Horati Flacci Emblemata. Imaginibus in aes incisis, Notisque illustrata. Studio Othonis Vaeni. Auctoris aere & cura. Antwerp: Jerome Verdussen, 1607

Another edition, Antwerp: Lisaert, 1612.

-------------------------Emblemata Horatiana Amsterdam: Hendrik Wetstein, 1684

Venne, Adriaen van de Tafereel van de belacchende werelt The Hague: for the author, 1635

A rare example in which both the images and text were created by the same author

Verien, Nicholas Livre curieux et utile pour les scavants, et artistes Paris: 1685

Reprint in 1696. 2nd edition 1724 called Recueil d’emblems, devises, medailles, et figures hieroglyphiques.

Villava, Juan Francisco de Empresas Espirituales y Morales Baeca: Montoya, 1613

Vienna (College S. J.) Apparatus emblematicus... Borgiae Vienna: 1671

Vincartius, Jean Sacarum heroidum epistolae... 1640

Third edition, Tournai: Quinque, 1652.

Visscher, Pieter Roemer Sinnepoppen Amsterdam: 1614

(Meaningful images)
Another ed., Amsterdam: 1620, third edition, augmented.; Another edition Amsterdam: Sander Wybrantz & Andries Vink, 1678
Another edition Amsterdam: Johannes Van Ravensteyn, 1669

Vondel, Joost van den De Vernieuwde gulden Amsterdam: Pers, 1622

1st ed 1613 1st 2 eds had 73 emblems attrib. to Gerard de Jode

------------------------Toonneel des menschelikken levens Amsterdam: Jacobus vanden Bergh, 1661

Weigel, Christoph Ethica naturalis Nuremberg: Weigel, c. 1700

Wellekens, Jan Baptista and Vlaming, Pieter Dichtlievende uitspanningen Amsterdam: van Damme, 1710

Westhovius, Willichius Emblemata Ioachimi Moltkenii, 1640

Whitney, Geoffrey A Choice of Emblemes and other devises Leiden 1586

First emblem book printed in England.

Whitehall, Robert Hexastichon Hieron Oxford 1677 

258 emblems with 6 line epigrams (hexastichs). This focuses on the literal and spiritual illumination with stories from the bible starting with the creation much in the manner of Ovid’s only 12 copies produced and 8 copies traced

Wiericx,Antonius Cor Iesu Amanti Sacrum 1638

A series of 18 plates used to illustrate different emblem books.

Willet, Andrew Sacrorum Emblematum Centuria Una Cambridge: Legate, 1592

Naked emblems; that is with no picture.

Willink, Daniël Bloemkrans van christelyke liefde Amsterdam: Costerwyk, 1714

Another ed., Amsterdam: van Damme, 1723.

Willis, Richard Poematum Liber 1573

Wither, George A Collection of Emblemes London: Henry Traunton, 1635

Includes 200 circular engravings by Crispin de Passe the Elder. Includes a lottery table with painter.

Zárraga, Francisco de Séneca, juez de sí mismo, impugnado, defendido, y ilustrado Burgos: 1684

Zetl, P. Philosophia sacra Dillingen: 1715

Zincgreff, Julius Wilhelm Emblematum ethico-politicorum centuria Heidelberg: de Bry, 1639

With etchings by Matthäus Merian. First edition. Another edition Heidelberg, 1681. Another ed., Frankfurt: Goez, 1698.

Zoller, Joseph Conceptus Chronographicus de concepta sacra deipara Augsburg: Labhart, 1712

Zwinger,Theodor (Lycosthenes)Theatrum Vitae Humanae Basel: Eusebius, 1586-7


Links: A listing of English emblem books

French emblems at Glasgow

Dimler, G. Richard Short title listing of Jesuit Emblem books in Emblematica 2, 1, 1987