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    Sale 5822

    Fine Printed Books & Manuscripts including the Works of Charles Dickens

    1 June 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 189

    BINDING -- LE MIRE, Aubert (1573-1640). De Canonicorum collegiis per Germaniam, Belgium, Galliam, Hispaniam, Italiam aliasque orbis christiani provincias liber singularis. Cologne: for B. Gualtherus, 1615. 8° (153 x 98mm). Woodcut Jesuit arms on title (small ink-burn on title). Contemporary brown morocco, gilt edges, gilt arms in centre of both covers of Jacques-Auguste de Thou and his second wife [Olivier, 216, fer 8] their cypher in spine compartment (lighlty stained and rubbed). Provenance: Jacques-Auguste de Thou (1553-1617) and his second wife Gasparde de la Chastre, the first President of the Parliament of Paris -- Paris, College of Jesuits (title inscription) -- [Charles de Rohan, prince de Soubise (1715-1787; shelfmark 3.C.P.T.4. L.79 on pastedown and indistinct on front cover)] -- Thore Virgin, 1938 (inscription, Bibliotheca Quarnforsiana, 1947, no. 235, stamp) -- [Rolf Wistrand].

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    BINDING -- LE MIRE, Aubert (1573-1640). De Canonicorum collegiis per Germaniam, Belgium, Galliam, Hispaniam, Italiam aliasque orbis christiani provincias liber singularis. Cologne: for B. Gualtherus, 1615. 8° (153 x 98mm). Woodcut Jesuit arms on title (small ink-burn on title). Contemporary brown morocco, gilt edges, gilt arms in centre of both covers of Jacques-Auguste de Thou and his second wife [Olivier, 216, fer 8] their cypher in spine compartment (lighlty stained and rubbed). Provenance: Jacques-Auguste de Thou (1553-1617) and his second wife Gasparde de la Chastre, the first President of the Parliament of Paris -- Paris, College of Jesuits (title inscription) -- [Charles de Rohan, prince de Soubise (1715-1787; shelfmark 3.C.P.T.4. L.79 on pastedown and indistinct on front cover)] -- Thore Virgin, 1938 (inscription, Bibliotheca Quarnforsiana, 1947, no. 235, stamp) -- [Rolf Wistrand].


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