LOT 351
SOLD €440,00

Amadis de Gaule. Lot of 6 titles in 4 vols.: (1-2) Le sixiesme/ septiesme livre d'Amadis

mis en Francoys par le seigneur des Essars Nicolas de Herberay (...). Paris, printed by Estienne Groulleau for Vincent Sertenas, 1548, 2 parts in 1 vol., (8),152; (4),149 lvs, w. large woodcut title-vignette, 3/ 3 (repeated) 3/4-p. woodcut ills. and 14/ 17 (repeated) half-p.) woodcut ills., 18th cent. half calf, ribbed and gilt spine w. mor. letterpiece, a,e,g,

Book 7 lacks leaf Mii (replaced by a blank leaf of different paper); occas. mispaginated/ skipping page-numbers; both books partly (vaguely) waterst. Weak on hinges, headband loose; (2) Le troisiesme livre d'Amadis de Gaule (...). Paris, Iean Longis & Robert le Mangnier, 1560, (4),CLXVIII lvs, w. woodcut title-vignette and 24 ills., contemp. calf unif. w. the preceding but sl. smaller in size (w. similar defects). Ad (1-2) and (3): both vols. with heraldic engr. bookplate of Edward Davenport on upper pastedown. And 3 others similar in 2 vols. (books 7 and 8, 1555, convolute in poor condition) and the Aggiunta al quarto libro dell'historia di Amadis de Gaula (1563). The lot sold w.a.f. See also the preceding lot and lots 537-538 in this auction. (total 4 vols.)

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