London, South Kensington
16 February 2006
NORMANDY. Les coustumes du pays et duché de Normandie, anciens ressors et enclaves d'iceluy. Rouen: Raphael du Petit Val, 1599. 4° (217 x 146mm). Woodcut arms of Normandy on title, decoration on last page, woodcut headpieces and initials (2 wormholes as far as G1 with very slight damage to text). Contemporary calf (rebacked). Provenance: L.A. Burd (armorial bookplate). Adams N343 (this copy without the 'inserted?' leaves.
JUSTINIAN I. Institutionum iuris ciuilis libri quatuor. Paris: G. Desboys & S. Nivelle, 1560. 2 parts in one volume, 8°. Woodcut initials. Contemporary Parisian calf gilt (rebacked, corners repaired, covers a little rubbed). Provenance: unidentified armorial bookplate with motto 'Avancez'. Adams J639.
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