Philostratus, Les images, Paris, 1614, later calf
Philostratus, Les images, Paris, 1614, later calf
Philostratus, Les images, Paris, 1614, later calf
Philostratus, Les images, Paris, 1614, later calf
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Books from the Library of the Earls of Haddington, lots 105-131

Philostratus, Les images, Paris, 1614, later calf

Estimate: 1,000 - 1,500 GBP

Books from the Library of the Earls of Haddington, lots 105-131

Philostratus, Les images, Paris, 1614, later calf

Estimate: 1,000 - 1,500 GBP

Lot Sold:1,625GBP

Lot Details

Description

Books from the Library of the Earls of Haddington, lots 105-131

PHILOSTRATUS

Les images ou tableaux de platte peinture des deux Philostrates sophistes grecs et Les statues de Callistrate mis en Français par Blaise de Vigenère... enrichis d'arguments et Annotations. Paris: widow of Abel l'Angelier, 1614


folio (412 x 270mm.), engraved title, 63 large engravings (each acting as a frontispiece to each section) by Jasper Isac with printed verses etc below, 2 smaller engravings in the text, historiated woodcut initials and headpieces throughout, second title at 3A4, contemporary calf, some early marginalia, title worn and repaired with slight loss to corner, a few further repairs, occasional small stains and light browning, rebacked


LITERATURE:

USTC 6001120


PROVENANCE:

George Baillie (1664-1738), engraved armorial bookplate dated 1724

Condition Report

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Philostratus, Les images, Paris, 1614, later calf
Books from the Library of the Earls of Haddington, lots 105-131
Philostratus, Les images, Paris, 1614, later calf
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