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Lot nr:595
Book nr:31397
Author:CHASSENEUZ, Barth?lemy de
Title:Catalogus gloriae mundi
Town:(Lyon
Publisher:George Regnault
Year:1546)
Description:In-f?, [8]-330 ff. Beautiful elaborate woodcut title in architectural border, 13 splendid full-page woodcuts and ca 50 small coat-of arms woodcuts. The woodcuts with 2 genealogical trees, Adam and Eve in paradise, 9 choirs with angels, the Pope and the Emperor in court, allegorical illustrations of trade, arts, sciences, hunting, one celestial map etc. Marginal wormholes in the beginning of the vol. Large printer's device on verso of last leaf. Contemp. blindstamped pigskin, with biblical scenes (sl. rubbed), a good copy
Note:Ref. not in Adams; Brunet I-1818/1819. Rare second edition, first published in 1529. Detailed work on the rights and duties of the monarchs. On f. 230r, there is a small woodcut of a printing press and a compositor at his type case, accompanied by a chapter on the dignity of the art of printing
Price:€900 - €1400
Sellingprice:€2200
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