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Froissart, Jean (c.1333-1337 - c.1400-1405)
Le premier [-second, -tiers, -quart] volume de Froissart. Des croniques de France, dangleterre, descoce. Despaigne, de bretaigne, de gascongne, de flandres. Et leiux circunnoisins. [The seminal first hand study of the Hundred Years' War by Jean Froissart]. First editions.
Paris: Vol. I pour Antoine Vérard, i.e., pour Germaine Guyart, veuve d'Antoine Vérard, [1517-1518] - Vol II , Michel Le Noir, July 15; and Vols. III & IV pour Guillaume Eustache, 1513-1514, 1505. 4 vols. bound in 2. Vols. I & II in 18th Century marbled calf, 19 x 26cm.; Vols, III & IV in modern roan, 20.3 x 30.5cm. .OCLC Number: 81555138 (Michel Le Noir only).The first [second - third - quarter] volume of Frorssart. Together 4 volumes in 2 volumes, the first two in 18th century marbled calf, the last two in modern roan.A composite copy of the famous Chronicles of Jean Froissart, made up as follows by volumes of three different gothic editions:- The first volume of Froissart. S.l.n.d. colophon]: Paris, for Antoine Vérard, s.d. [1517-1518].Bechtel, F-186. Volume actually printed for Germaine Guyart, Antoine Vérard's widow, living on rue de la Juiverie in Paris in front of rue Neuve Notre-Dame.Typographic mark of Vérard at the end (cf. Renouard, n°1088).- The second volume of Froissart. S.l.n.d. Paris, Michel Le Noir, July 15, 1505.Bechtel, F-184. Title begins with a superb and large initial L with multiple faces.Ink stain burning the paper and deleting words on folio C3. Missing are folios N5-6, LL3 and LL6 (the binder mistakenly confused the latter two with folios L3 and L6), and PP8 (blank or typographical mark?).- The third [- fourth ] volume of Froissart. S.l.n.d. Paris, Printed for Guillaume Eustache, 1513-1514]. 2 volumes in one volume in a gothic folio, chocolate basane, double gilt filet, spine decorated (modern binding).Bechtel, F-185.Volume III: soiled title, tearin … [Click Below for Full Description]
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