LOT 546
SOLD €600,00

[Emblemata. Ovid] Metamorphoses d'Ovide en rondeaux.

[By Isaac de Bensérade]. Imprimez et enrichis de figures par ordre de sa majesté, dédiez à Monsieur le Dauphin. Paris, Imprimerie Royale, 1697, 2 parts in one vol., (12),243,(1); 220,(4) p., with 2 engraved frontispieces, 2 engraved title portraits printed in red and 231 engraved illustrations, later speckled sheepskin with gilt line borders around the boards, ribbed and gilt back with morocco letterpiece, all edges marbled, 4to.

Quire L of the first part with 2 torn leaves, neatly repaired, also leaf B4 of that part very expertly restored; leaf G of the second part torn near spine, else with occ. mild staining; Backstrip loosening and binding otherwise with traces of use/ wear. Good copy with very wide margins of this profusely illustrated classic, with bookplate of Marcel Bertrand to inside front board.

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