CHENU (JEAN) Recueil des antiquitez et privileges de la Ville de Bourges, 1621
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CHENU (JEAN) Recueil des antiquitez et privileges de la Ville de Bourges, 1621
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CHENU (JEAN)
Recueil des antiquitez et privileges de la ville de Bourges, first edition, engraved portrait of the author, old name partly washed from title, contemporary red morocco, possibly bound by Simon Corberan, for Nicolas-Claude Fabri de Peiresc (1580-1637, savant and collector, note on p.192 perhaps in his hand) with his Greek monogram in centre of covers, and spine tooled with date of the book, ink note "Galland 431" in an early hand on flyleaf, some wear, upper cover discoloured, 4to, Paris, Buon, 1621

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  • Illustrated in G. Pollard, Changes in the style of bookbinding, 1956, pl. II.
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