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Universae naturae theatrum - [HENAULT Président Charles] BODIN (Jean) - 1596. 
Lyon, Jacob Roussin, 1596 8vo, (16), 633 and (1) pages ; 18th calf (spine largely restored) Président Hénault copy of the Natural History's work of Jean Bodin First edition of the great Natural History work of Jean Bodin. An interesting association copy bearing the greek and latine manuscript ex-libris of Charles-Jean-François Hénault, called Président Hénault, an influent French author, historian and intellectual from the first half of 18th century, famous for his diner, think-tank, club and discussion group of Club de l'Entresol which existed between 1723 and 1731. The manuscript ex-libris is dated 1720 Printed exlibris of Gabriel Hanotaux with his motto "libro liber". Large waterstain on the bottom on the preliminarie leaves and the first 80 pages, otherwise a good copy bound by/for Président Hénault
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