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67 2947 Emblemata Alciatus A
67 2947 Emblemata  Alciatus A
67 2947 Emblemata  Alciatus A
67/2947 [Emblemata]. Alciatus, A. Les emblemes. French transl. J. Le Fevre. Paris, C. Wechsel, 1542[= 1545], 149[= 249],(7)p., woodcut printer's mark, 115 woodcut emblems (possibly by M. JOLLAT), bound by DURU in richly gilt dark blue full morocco, a.e.g., marbled endpapers, sm. 8vo.

- Superb and exceptionally clean copy in an equally outstanding fine binding. Tiny hole in lower blank margin of title-p. and in first blank (paper flaw?); first 2 leaves with very faint dampstain in lower blank margin. Hardly visible and very thin scratch on frontcover.

= From the library of Ambroise Firmin-Didot (1789-1876), with his bookplate on verso first free endpaper. Adams, Rawles and Saunder F.018; Landwehr 23-23a (our copy with "augmetez" instead of "augmentez" in the 3rd line of the title-p.); not in Praz and not in Adams. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CLXII.

€ (2.500-3.500)