BOURSAULT (EDME) La metamorphose des yeux de Philis, changez en astres. Pastorale representée par la Troupe Royale, FIRST EDITION, contemporary binding, 1665
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BOURSAULT (EDME) La metamorphose des yeux de Philis, changez en astres. Pastorale representée par la Troupe Royale, FIRST EDITION, contemporary binding, 1665
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BOURSAULT (EDME)
La metamorphose des yeux de Philis, changez en astres. Pastorale representée par la Troupe Royale, FIRST EDITION, DEDICATEE'S COPY, woodcut tail-pieces and ornaments, naive chalk drawing of a fashionable woman on front free endpaper, occasional very light marginal dampstains, ink shelfmark on verso of title with small hole in blank margin, contemporary French dark maroon morocco gilt, g.e., covers elaborately tooled with central arms of the Marquis de Castelnau and "CC" cipher beneath a coronet in corners, spine tooled within raised bands, small cut at top of lower cover, 8vo, Paris, N. Pepingue, 1665

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  • Finely bound, with the arms of the dedicatee Jacques de Castelnau on the sides.
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