Lot Content

Global notice COVID-19 Important notice
AGRIPPA, Henricus Cornelius (1486-1535). Paradoxe sur l'incertitude, vanité et abus des sciences, translated by Louis Turquet de Mayerne. [Paris]: 1603. 12° (141 x 80mm). Woodcut initials. (Browned, H10 and M9 holed with slight loss, last leaf slightly soiled.) Brown morocco with gilt dentelle border by Petit, gilt-panelled spine, gilt turn-ins and edges (top corners a little bumped). Provenance: purchased from G.P. de Terpied, 1932. Turquet's translation of De incertitudine et vanitate scientiarum had first appeared in 1582. cf. Brunet I, 114; Wellcome I, 84.
17TH-CENTURY FRENCH BOOKS
AGRIPPA, Henricus Cornelius (1486-1535). Paradoxe sur l'incertitude, vanité et abus des sciences, translated by Louis Turquet de Mayerne. [Paris]: 1603. 12° (141 x 80mm). Woodcut initials. (Browned, H10 and M9 holed with slight loss, last leaf slightly soiled.) Brown morocco with gilt dentelle border by Petit, gilt-panelled spine, gilt turn-ins and edges (top corners a little bumped). Provenance: purchased from G.P. de Terpied, 1932. Turquet's translation of De incertitudine et vanitate scientiarum had first appeared in 1582. cf. Brunet I, 114; Wellcome I, 84.

Details
AGRIPPA, Henricus Cornelius (1486-1535). Paradoxe sur l'incertitude, vanité et abus des sciences, translated by Louis Turquet de Mayerne. [Paris]: 1603. 12° (141 x 80mm). Woodcut initials. (Browned, H10 and M9 holed with slight loss, last leaf slightly soiled.) Brown morocco with gilt dentelle border by Petit, gilt-panelled spine, gilt turn-ins and edges (top corners a little bumped). Provenance: purchased from G.P. de Terpied, 1932. Turquet's translation of De incertitudine et vanitate scientiarum had first appeared in 1582. cf. Brunet I, 114; Wellcome I, 84.

AGRIPPA, H.C. Traité agreable et curieux de la noblesse et excellence du sexe de la femme par dessus celui de l'homme. The Hague: Pierre Perrier, 1686. 12° (123 x 69mm). Red morocco gilt by Lortic, with his ticket, covers with triple fillet border and later supralibros, gilt-panelled spine with raised bands and repeated small rose, gilt turn-ins and edges. Provenance: Pierre-François-Léon Duchesne de La Sicotière (1812-1895, bookplate) -- purchased from Giraud-Badin, 1931. J. Arnandin's translation of Declamatio de nobilitate et praecellentia foemini sexus, first published in 1529. cf. Brunet I, 114. (2)

More from The Library of a Spanish Bibliophile

View All
View All