Title-page to John Weever, 'Ancient Funerall Monuments' (London, Thomas Harper for Laurence Sadler, 1631); a facade with decorated pediment and cornice supported by two columns; in the centre, the title, above which an inscription, 'Stipendium peccati Mors. Gratia Dei vita aeterna, per Dm. N. I. Chr.'; on the left, Adam, as a skeleton, holding an apple and leaning on a shovel, with an inscription above, 'Primus Adam de terra terrenus'; on the right, Christ, with stigmata and holding the cross and a pole with a banner, standing on a serpent, and above which an inscription, 'Secundus Adam Dominus de Coelo'; at the bottom a plinth, on which are two inscriptions, on the left, 'Ut in Adamo omnes moriuntur', on the right, 'Ita in Christo omnes vivificabuntur'; in the centre of the plinth a depiction in an oval, inscribed 'Hic iacet &.', of a funeral procession entering a church, with open graves in the foreground and funeral monuments in the background, below which an inscription, 'Sunt nisi praemissi quos periisse putas. Mors haec reparatio vitae est.' 1630 Engraving
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