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Gilles, Nicole (d. 1503) and Nicolaus Falckner (fl. 16th Century) Frantzosische Chronica.

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2764B
Lot:
258
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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 2764B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 16, 2014 10:00AM

Description:

Gilles, Nicole (d. 1503) and Nicolaus Falckner (fl. 16th Century) Frantzosische Chronica. Basel: [No printer], 1572.
Folio, xylographic title printed in red and black, large woodcut vignette on title with a portrait of French King Charles IX; illustrated with text woodcut portraits of French royalty, 262 leaves; contemporary marginal notes; bound in full blind-ruled and tooled alum-tawed pigskin over wooden boards, dated 1587, with a crucifixion scene on the front board, inner panel, the back board worn, tooling hard to discern, covering material worn through at corners, becoming detached, wooden board corners chipped, lacking one clasp, 12 3/4 x 8 in.
Estimate $2,000-2,500


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