LOT 341

Achilles Tatius. Les amours de Clitophon et de Leucippe

Escris jadis en grec, & depuis mis en latin, par L. Annibal Italien, & nouvellement traduits en langage François. (François de Belleforest). Paris, Pierre de l'Huillier, 1568, (4),146(=147) lvs., woodcut title vignette and headpieces and initials, modern overlapping vellum, w. gilt black mor. title label. 8vo.

Early owner's entry (of a congregation of Oratorians) and an intriguing small wax seal stamp on title-p. Fine copy. Rare first edition of the French translation of the complete book by Achilles Tatius, one of the five ancient Greek novels to completely survive.

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