LOT 256
SOLD €150,00

Guevara, A. de. Livre doré de Marc Aurele empereur,

& eloquent orateur: traduict de vulgaire Castilian (of Antonio de Guevara) en Françoys, par R.B. de la grife (=René Berthault de LaGrise) secretaire de monseigneur le Revere[n]dissime cardinal de Grantmont. Revue & corrigé oultre les precedentes impressions., Estienne Caveiller, 14 Aug. 1542. (10),CCXXI lvs. Woodcut initials. 18th cent. sheepskin, gilt spine w. mor. letterpiece. Sm. 8vo.

Former owner's entry "Ex libris Patri Pauli de Cheuilly" in pen on title-p. and engr. bookplate of Leon Say on first free endpaper. Leaf CX onwards w. marginal wormholes, occas. sl. affecting the text, final 2 quires waterst. in blank lower outer margin, backstrip dam. and outer corners showing. Very rare, relatively early French translation.

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