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    Sale 5309

    Fine Printed Books & Manuscripts

    2 June 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 106

    AMADIS DE GAUL. Le septiesme liure ... mis en francoys par le Seigneur des Essars Nicolas de Herberay. Paris: Jean Longis [Estienne Groulleau], 1555. Woodcut device on title and 19 illustrations in the text (large wormhole in the text as far as p4, a little light staining). Contemporary French calf, blindstamped shield on sides (rebacked, corners repaired). This edition not in Adams.

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    AMADIS DE GAUL. Le septiesme liure ... mis en francoys par le Seigneur des Essars Nicolas de Herberay. Paris: Jean Longis [Estienne Groulleau], 1555. Woodcut device on title and 19 illustrations in the text (large wormhole in the text as far as p4, a little light staining). Contemporary French calf, blindstamped shield on sides (rebacked, corners repaired). This edition not in Adams.

    COTIN, Charles. Oeuvres meslées. Paris: Antoine de Sommaville, 1659. 12°. (Some staining and discolouration). 19th-century red straight-grained morocco gilt. Provenance: Guyon de Sardiere (contemporary signature at foot of title) - G. Wüthrick (bookplate).
    And an imperfect copy of the Aldine Suetonius (Venice, 1521) and an imperfect copy of Gilles Durant's Oeuvres poetiques (Paris, 1594). (4)


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