Eccles. Liber, In Quo Omnia ...
Scans From Girolamo di Manfredi’s book, Eccles. Liber, In Quo Omnia, Quae Hanc Materiam pertinent, copiosissime trectantur..., Bologna, printed by Giovanni Rossi, 1564. Plus, it has a really cool cover.
This page has been repaired at some point in the past four or five hundred years, both with a small hole in the page and by reattaching to the binding. [more...]
This cartouche or frame is supported by two winged cherubs or putti, each holding rope with many tassels that connects to a broad-brimmed hat surmounting the frame. There is also a small cross. You can see the texture of the antique paper and also some [...] [more...]
Cartouche from Dedication Page
This woodcut features a scroll-work oval cartouche or frame, with a wide-brimmed hat on top of it. Two cherubs, or winged putti, one on either side, hold multi-tassled rope. I don’t know the significance of the broad-brimmed hat here. [more...]
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