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Title: LEGENDE DES FLAMENS (La) Chronique abregee, en laquelle est faict succinct recueil de l'origine des peuples & estatz de Flandres, Arthois, Haynault & Bourgogne, & des guerres par eulx faictes leurs Princes & leurs voisins. Avec plaisante comemoration de plusiers choses faictes & avenus en France Angleterre& Alemaigne...
Description: Paris, Galliot du Pr, 1558, in-8, 17 x 11 cm, (16)pp + (304)pp (numbered 1-152) + (1)(printer's mark), completely ruled throughout, contemporary full leather, gilt filet and five floral ornements on both covers, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers. Handsome and crisp copy of the second edition of this legend which deals with the history of the County of Flanders and its relation with its French kings. The first edition dates from 1522 (Graesse IV 147). Our edition was printed by Galliot du Pr, rightly famous for his beautiful typography, which is even enhanced here by the fine ruling. Rare in this condition. Not in Adams, see Galliot du Pr in Tilley Arthur; Studies in the French. Renaissance, Cambridge1922. .


Price: EUR 2850.00 = appr. US$ 3097.51 Seller: Antiquariaat Wim de Goeij
- Book number: 16003