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Guillaume de Lorris & Jean de Meung - Clément Marot, ed.

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10,000 - 15,000 USD
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Description

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Le Rommant de la Rose nouvellement Reveu et corrige oultre les precendentes Impressions. Paris: [Pierre vidoue for] Galliot du Pre, "1529" [1530 new style]

8vo (5 1/4 x 3 5/16 in.; 132 x 92 mm).Title printed in red and black, many near half-page woodcut text illustrations, decorative woodcut initial, woodcut printer's device on last page (illustrated in Brunet II, 1368); printer's device skilfully inlaid in old paper, a few small marginal stains or soil marks, mended marginal tear leaf cc3. 18th-century red morocco, triple-fillet border with fleurons at four corners, goldstamped supralibros in center of each cover, spine richly gilt, goldstamped green morocco title label on spine, dentelles, edges gilt; 1 1/2 x 2 7/8 in. portion of upper cover skilfully renewed with portion of supralibros regilded, extremities rubbed.

Provenance

Duc de Mortemart (supralibros) — G. Mitford (signature on front endpaper dated 1814) — Alfred Lindeboom — Henri Burton (bookplate, purchased from Lardanchet)

Literature

Adams L-1518; Rothschild I, 437; Renouard - Moreau III, 1530:2124

Catalogue Note

Second edition of the recension by Clément Marot with his moral commentary on the poem (which first appeared ca. 1526), and the first to be printed in roman type.
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