Illustrations & Emblems

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AA Headpieces

'The Secret Signature'

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Gemini Headpieces

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Dionysus Headpieces

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Grail Headpieces

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Pan Tailpieces

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Bride Tailpieces

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"Hidden Truth brought forth by Time" titlepage emblem: Francis Bacon, New Atlantis (1627)

Anchor of Faith emblem New Atlantis

Anchor of Faith titlepage emblem: Francis Bacon, New Atlantis (1631)

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Fountain of Life titlepage emblem: Francis Bacon, New Atlantis (1659)

Anchor of Faith emblem Faeirie Queene

Anchor of Faith (Gnostic Serpent) titlepage emblem: Edmund Spenser, Faerie Queene, Part 2 (1617)

Sapientia Simplex emblem 35 Cramer-Emblemata Sacra 1617

"Simple Wisdom" emblem 35: Daniel Cramer, Emblemata Sacra (1617)

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St George and the Dragon woodcut illustration: Edmund Spenser, Faerie Queene (1590)

Mediolanum emblem Alciat Emblema 1577

"Mediolanum" emblem: Andrea Alciat, Emblema (1577)

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"In Dies Meliora" emblem: Andrea Alciat, Emblemata (1564)

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"In Dies Meliora" emblem: Andrea Alciat, Emblemata (1577)

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Freemasonic headpiece: Shakespeare's Sonnets (1723)

Freemasonic titlepage emblem: Francis Bacon, Essays (German transl.1654)

Freemasonic titlepage emblem: Francis Bacon, Essays (German transl.1654)

Sub Umbra emblem Mirror of Modestie 1618

"Beneath the shadow of Thy wings" emblem: Mirror of Modestie (1618)

Titlepage emblem: Shakespeare, Hamlet (1604)

Titlepage emblem: Shakespeare, Hamlet (1604)

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