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24 April 2001
ESTIENNE, Henri (?1528-1598). Francofordiense Emporium, sive Francofordienses nundinae. [Geneva:] Henri Estienne, 1574.
8o (175 x 113 mm). Woodcut device on title-page (Schreiber 189). (Some pale marginal dampstaining in the first quire.) Modern brown crushed levant morocco, spine gilt, edges gilt, by Alix; morocco-edged slipcase.
EDITIO PRINCEPS of Estienne's celebration of the Frankfurt Book Fair. Renouard 141; Schreiber Estiennes 189 ("Estienne printed the Francofordiense Emporium only once, and it was not reprinted for three centuries, consequently becoming an extremely desirable and rare book, which today seldom comes on the market.") RARE.
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