Lot 15
  • 15

Jodelle, Etienne

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Les Oeuvres et Meslanges Poetiques ... Reveuës & augmentees en ceste derniere edition. Lyon: Benoist Rigaud, 1597

12mo (5 1/4 x 2 7/8 in.; 134 x 74 mm). Woodcut printer's device on title, decorative woodcut initials, head- and tail-pieces made up of printer's ornaments; title soiled. Green straight-grain morocco, gilt-ruled border and blind-tooled frame, spine gilt and blind, dentelles, edges gilt, by Thouvenin the younger; last 3 quires poorly gilded at fore-edge, slight wear to extremities.

Provenance

Philippe-Louis de Bordes de Fortage (1846-1924, armorial bookplate) — unidentified goldstamped red leather armorial bookplate — Henri Burton (bookplate)

Literature

Tchemerzine III, 761; Thiébaud 520

Catalogue Note

"Edition aussi rare et recherchée que les précédentes" (Tchemerzine). This edition contains the essay on Jodelle by Charles de la Mothe. The Ode de la Chasse appears on leaves 272-285 verso.
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