Auction 423 / Lot n° 586

HERMANT, Godefroy (1617-1690) - La vie de S. Ambroise archevesque de Milan. Paris: Antoine Dezallier, 1679. Work of the anti Jesuitical literature, reprinted many times between 1678 and 1679 in Paris. 4to (250 x 175mm). Printer device on title, woodcut initials, frames and endpieces, in particular printed device (e1), vignette and engraved figurative initial (e2) in modern colours, collation a4, e4, A-5B4, A-K4, with the last 4K4 verso blank (spotting, browning mainly in the last section, waterstaining). Contemporary calf with gilt spine, red sprinkled edges (rubbed, some wear to spine, staining). Provenance: ownership annotation on title "Je suis aux hospitalieres Fauxboux St. Marcel chifre huit de la Bibliotheque", repeated similarly on front endpaper (XVIII century).

Auction: 23 May 2018 at 15:30

Estimate € 150 - 250