* [ROMAN DE LA ROSE - GUILLAUME DE LORRIS].... - Lot 205 - Thierry de Maigret

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* [ROMAN DE LA ROSE - GUILLAUME DE LORRIS].... - Lot 205 - Thierry de Maigret
* [ROMAN DE LA ROSE - GUILLAUME DE LORRIS]. The rommant // de la Rose nouuellement reueu // et corrige oultre les pre//cedentes Im=//pressions. They are sold in Paris in the Rue Sainct Jasques at the sign of the fleur delys. [In the colophon: [And printed nouuellement a Paris. Lan mil cinq cens. XXX VIII. [1538].
Small in-8° (95 x 151 mm), dark green long-grained morocco, gilt filets and serrated roulette framing the boards, smooth spine decorated, gilt edges (binding early
XIXth c.).
Last edition published in the 16th century. Text in gothic script. Title in red and black ink, without publisher's mark, and 49 woodcuts, one repeated on the title, from the 1529 edition.
[VIII[ + 403 + [I[ ff. signed: [*[8, a-z8, &8, ?8, A-V8, x8, yy8, zz8, aa8, bb8 & cc4 (the last one blank).
Head-cap damaged; manuscript bookplate cancelled on title; marginal handwritten annotations of the time; tear on f. F1; heavy spotting with russeting on quires R, x & yy; last f. (cc4, blank) in deficit.
From the library of Armand Houbigant, with ex-libris. Bechtel, G-381.
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