Lot n° 108
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Brantome. - Mémoires de Mre Pierre de Bourdeille,... - Lot 108 - Crait + Müller
Brantome. - Mémoires de Mre Pierre de Bourdeille, Seigneur de Brantome, contenans Les Vies des dames galantes de son temps. Leiden, Jean de la Tourterelle, 1722. 2 volumes in 12, bound in contemporary speckled calf, triple gilt fillet on the boards, ornate ribbed spines, red and green morocco title and giblets, filleted edges, red edges - 2 dull corners, scattered brown spots - [2 ff.], 399 pp. ; [2 ff.], 466 pp. Les vies des Dames galantes, this famous scandalous chronicle of Valois France was first printed in Amsterdam in 1666. They are also the most famous extract of Brantôme's Memoirs which contain 5 separate parts, and for this reason they have often been reprinted alone. A good copy, well bound at the time.
Attached : Commines. - Les Memoires de Messire Philippe de Commines, sieur d'Argenton. Last edition. Paris, Pierre Baudoyn le Fils, 1661. In-12, bound in 19th century Jansenist morocco, double cold fillet on the boards, gilt inner lace, red edges - upper hinge broken, remains of scotch tape on the second flyleaf - [12 ff. (of which title-frontispiece and title)], 765 pp, [1 p.], [8 ff].
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