Lot 86 of 515:
Allegorical writings by Des Periers, 1711  

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Lot closed - Sold For:$120
Estimate:
$200 - $300

Title:
Contes et nouvelles et joyeux devis de Bonaventure Des Périers. On a joint à cette édition des observations sur le Cymbalum mundi de cet auteur
Author:
Des Périers, Bonaventure
Place:
Amsterdam
Publisher:
Jean Frederic Bernard
Date:
1711
Description:

2 volumes in 1. [10], 296, [4]; 271, [1] pp. Title pages printed in red & black. Copper-engraved frontispiece. (12mo) 13.4x7 cm (5¼x2¾"), period calf, spine tooled in gilt, raised bands, marbled endpapers. 

Allegorical writings by the 16th century French writer who was for a time the valet chambre to Marguerite d'Angoulême, queen of Navarre, and acted as her secretary.  He is considered by some as one of the early masters of French prose. Old engraved bookplate; ink ownership signature on title page.

Lot Amendments
Condition:
Wear to spine ends and corners; small, dark marginal stain to last several leaves, final leaf with chip in lower margin affecting no text; very good.
 
Item number:
290387a
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