Horou Apollonos Neiloou Hieroglyphika = Ori Apollinis Niliaci, De sacris notis & sculpturis libri duo
Attributed to Jean Cousin (French, about 1490–about 1560), Attributed to Jean Goujon (French, about 1510–about 1565), Author Horapollo (Egyptian), Printer Guillaume Morel (French, 1505–1564), Publisher Jacques Kerver (French, active 1535–1583)
Place of Publication: Paris, France
Murray, French, 282 (1543 ed.); Mortimer, French, 315; Praz, p. 82
Overall: 17.3 x 11.2 x 2 cm (6 13/16 x 4 7/16 x 13/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Illustrated book with 195 woodcuts
Not On View
(Paris: Guillaume Morel, for Jacques Kerver, 1551) Octavo; 132 leaves; nineteenth-century gilt-stamped tan calf.
Emblematic illustrations featuring esoteric imagery (such as cuts on pp. 45, 93, 106, 149, and 222-23 [floating eyes and heads]).
Paris: Guillaume Morel, for Jacques Kerver, 1551
E.P. Goldschmidt & Co., London, from whom purchased by MFA, June 1, 1933.
Fund in memory of Horatio Greenough Curtis