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Engalfred, Manauld
LE MANUEL CALENDRIER. LYON: JEAN DE TOURNES, 1548
Estimate
1,0001,500
LOT SOLD. 3,500 GBP
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Engalfred, Manauld
LE MANUEL CALENDRIER. LYON: JEAN DE TOURNES, 1548
Estimate
1,0001,500
LOT SOLD. 3,500 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

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Engalfred, Manauld
LE MANUEL CALENDRIER. LYON: JEAN DE TOURNES, 1548
FIRST EDITION, 8vo (163 x 103mm.), woodcut device on title, 2 initials, and 12 large illustrations of hands, rubricated in red ink, modern vellum
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Provenance

bought from Jeffrey D. Mancevice, Worcester, MA, 1997

Literature

Tomash & Williams E11; Cartier, de Tournes, 121; FB 18217; Mortimer, Harvard French, 199; USTC 8268

Catalogue Note

Manauld Engalfred may be an anagram for Andre Ugel, Flamand, though nothing is known of either. The book describes a perpetual calendar using the fingers and joints of the left hand ("le beau Almanac que Dieu & Nature nous ha donné dens nostre main gauche" (A3r).

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