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PROPERTY OF THE MILLTOWN PARK CHARITABLE TRUST

Méliadus de Léonois
LES NOBLES FAICTZ DARMES DU VAILLANT ROY MELIADUS DE LEONNOYS: ENSEMBLE PLUSIEURS AUTRES NOBLES PROESSES DE CHEVALERIE FAICTES TANT PAR LE ROY ARTUS, PALAMEDES, LE MORHOULT DIRLANDE... [PARIS: GUILLAUME DE BOSSOZEL FOR DENIS JANOT, 20 MARCH 1532]
LOT SOLD. 563 GBP
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PROPERTY OF THE MILLTOWN PARK CHARITABLE TRUST

Méliadus de Léonois
LES NOBLES FAICTZ DARMES DU VAILLANT ROY MELIADUS DE LEONNOYS: ENSEMBLE PLUSIEURS AUTRES NOBLES PROESSES DE CHEVALERIE FAICTES TANT PAR LE ROY ARTUS, PALAMEDES, LE MORHOULT DIRLANDE... [PARIS: GUILLAUME DE BOSSOZEL FOR DENIS JANOT, 20 MARCH 1532]
LOT SOLD. 563 GBP
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Details & Cataloguing

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Méliadus de Léonois
LES NOBLES FAICTZ DARMES DU VAILLANT ROY MELIADUS DE LEONNOYS: ENSEMBLE PLUSIEURS AUTRES NOBLES PROESSES DE CHEVALERIE FAICTES TANT PAR LE ROY ARTUS, PALAMEDES, LE MORHOULT DIRLANDE... [PARIS: GUILLAUME DE BOSSOZEL FOR DENIS JANOT, 20 MARCH 1532]
folio (263 x 180mm.), title within elaborate woodcut border with the name of Denis Janot, large woodcut of a scribe on [fleur de lys]2, woodcut initials, large woodcut device of Janot at end, [fleur-de-lys]2-4 bound at end, eighteenth-century calf, spine gilt in compartments with morocco lettering-piece, lacking A1 (start of text) and PP4 (last leaf with colophon), title-leaf repaired at corners without loss, some headlines shaved or cropped, OO6 defective at head with loss of a couple of words, binding worn, crude repair to foot of spine
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Provenance

Sir Edward Sullivan, sale, Sotheby's, 3 June 1890, lot 4271, £2-4s., to Ridler; William O'Brien, bequest booklabel dated 1899

Literature

BP16 107310; Fairfax Murray, French 369

Catalogue Note

Second edition, first published in 1528. Loosely inserted at the from is a slip of paper lettered "W. Ridler / 45 Ho[lywell St]" with the pencil price on the verso of £3-3s, which is also written on the flyleaf in O'Brien's hand. There are longer pencil notes on the flyleaf, one in Sullivan's hand, and the second one in O'Brien's hand, about the missing leaves.

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