Auction 423 / Lot n° 583

GOMBERVILLE, Marin Le Roy de (1600-1674) - La doctrine des moeurs. Paris: Pierre Daret, 1646. A richly illustrated edition. 2 parts in one volume, folio (365 x 245mm). Engraved vignette on frontispiece, full-page title to first and second part, author's portrait, full-page allegorical engraving, numerous large engravings (some marginal tears and occasional stains). The copy matches the digital copy in Gallica but preliminaries vary slightly from SBN (the first is probably a blank leaf). Contemporary quarter gilt calf. Provenance: numerous 18th-century annotations at endleaves - unidentified armorial bookplate at end. Landwehr, Romanic, 476; Praz pp.402-403.

Auction: 23 May 2018 at 15:30

Estimate 200 - 300€

Sold 250€
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