Les Vrays Portraits Des Roys De France. Jacques De Bie.

Les Vrays Portraits Des Roys De France

Paris: Chez Jean Camusat, 1636. Second edition. Leather bound. [26], 395, [29] pp. Folio [35 cm] Beautifully bound in full leather with raised bands, gilt title and gilt stamped decorations on the spine and covers. Marbled endsheets. Some very minor soiling and wear, overall in very good condition. There is a 2 inch crack in the front board at the head of the spine along the joint. Notations in pencil on the verso of the front free endsheet. The pages have very occasional light stains. The large stains measure 3 and 1/2 inches wide by 2 inches tall. The pages at the beginning are lightly soiled. There is a contemporary notation on the last page of the text. Extra charges apply on this item due to weight. Item #28811

This is the second, expanded, printing in French, containing additional material. Sixty-seven illustrated plates including frontis. Jacques De Bie was a Flemish engraver. In 1636 he also published La France metallique.

Price: $1,250.00

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