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    Sale 5315

    Fine Printed Books & Manuscripts including Modern First Editions

    13 November 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 42

    DU CHOUL, Guillaume (1496-1560). Discorso ... sopra la castrametatione & bagni antichi de i Greci & Romani. [Padua:] appresso Marc Antonio Olmo, 1559. Small 8° (149 x 99mm). Title with woodcut headpiece and publisher's device, illustrations, many full-page, initials (several leaves stained towards the beginning, occasional spotting and staining). 18th-century calf-backed marbled boards, spine gilt (extremities rubbed). Provenance: Mark Dineley (armorial bookplate). Adams D1031. The first edition, in French, was published in Lyon in 1555.

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    DU CHOUL, Guillaume (1496-1560). Discorso ... sopra la castrametatione & bagni antichi de i Greci & Romani. [Padua:] appresso Marc Antonio Olmo, 1559. Small 8° (149 x 99mm). Title with woodcut headpiece and publisher's device, illustrations, many full-page, initials (several leaves stained towards the beginning, occasional spotting and staining). 18th-century calf-backed marbled boards, spine gilt (extremities rubbed). Provenance: Mark Dineley (armorial bookplate). Adams D1031. The first edition, in French, was published in Lyon in 1555.


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