GUENEBAULD(JEAN)] Le reveil de Chyndonax, Prince des vacies Druydes celtiques Dijonois, 1621; and another (2)
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GUENEBAULD (JEAN) Le reveil de Chyndonax, Prince des vacies Druydes celtiques Dijonois, 1621; and another (2)
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[GUENEBAULD (JEAN)]
Le reveil de Chyndonax, Prince des vacies Druydes celtiques Dijonois, one engraved folding plate of the tomb, coat of arms of the dedicatee (apparently engraved by the author's daughter), a few text woodcuts, contemporary calf, gilt spine, minor wear, Dijon, Guyot, 1621--LANDTMETER (LAURENTIUS) De clerici, monachi vetere instituto, half-title with inscription of John Morris, and his Greek motto (see Birrell, The Library of John Morris, 1976, pl. VIII), contemporary English speckled calf, upper joint cracked, Louvain, Hastenius, 1626, FIRST EDITIONS, small 4to (2)

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  • Birrell describes Morris as a wealthy dilletante but "a first rate bookman". He does not list the present book which must have been one disposed of by the family or an early keeper of the Old Royal Library.
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