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LAET, Johannes de [Editor]
Gallia, sive de Francorum Regis Dominiis et opibus Commentarius
Lugduni Batavorum [Leiden]: Ex Officina Elzeviriana, 1629.. Second edition, 16mo, (xii), 443, (1) pp. Engraved title, marbled paste downs, armorial bookplate of Lord Sinclair. Contemporary calf, a.e.g., covers with double gilt rules, cornerpieces and a central rose, gilt phoenix to the foot of the spine with the motto Rinasce Piu Gloriosa ("It rises again more glorious"), spine rather worn with slight loss to top. Laet was a director of the Dutch East India company and editor of several Elzevirs, including this one on France. Willems 311.
Bookseller: Bow Windows Bookshop (ABA, ILAB) [Lewes, United Kingdom]

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